Potter Faire

Spend the afternoon with the Hogwarts and join in the fun of the Potter Faire from noon to 4 p.m. Nov. 10 at the Akron-Summit Main Library, 60 South High Street. Meet Jungle Bob and his fantastic beasts at 1 or 2 p.m. Be sorted into your Hogwarts house for the day, practice Quidditch, cast away boggarts, learn runes, taste test Bertie Botts Beans, have your fortune told and experience even more from the Harry Potter books and movies - don’t forget the costume contest at 3:30 p.m. For more information, call 330-643-9000.

Akron Zoo Events

Veterans, past and current, receive free admission with valid military I.D. and immediate family members will receive 50 percent off admission from Nov. 9 to 11 for Veterans Appreciation Weekend. Regular admission rates apply for all others. Free to Akron Zoo members. Also, from 10 to 11 a.m., the zoo will open an hour early for people with special needs who don’t like crowds or loud noises for Zoothing Hour. Regular zoo admission rates apply, and the event is free to zoo members. The Akron Zoo is sensory inclusive. More details available at akronzoo.org/accessibility. 

Art Babes-Cognitive Games

From 10:30 to 11:30 a.m., Nov. 15, join in Art Babes-Cognitive Games with a Cardboard Box at the Akron Art Museum, One South High Street. The program is best for those ages 0 to 12 months and their grownups. Crying babies welcome. Stretch out your visit with a wee-art project accompanied by feeding, changing and dozing in the family-friendly classroom studio. The cost is $5 for members and $10 for non-member child. Registration is required online at akronartmuseum.org or by calling 330-376-9186.