Dec. 28

- Spring Hill will be open to celebrate the holidays. Tour the decorated home inspired by the centennial of World War I. The tours are self-guided and include music. The house will be open from 3 to 6 p.m. Dec. 28-30. Admission is $5 for adults, $4 for seniors and students and children 5 and under are free. The home is in northeast Massillon just east of the Lake Avenue intersection with Wales Road. Additional information is available on the website or Facebook:www.springhillhistorichome.org or www.facebook.com/springhillhh.

Dec. 31

- From 10:30 a.m. to noon, children ages birth to 6th grader and their families are invited to come and welcome in the New Year — kids’ style at the Massillon Public Library, 208 Lincoln Way E. Ring in the Noon Year. Families can dance, go on a library scavenger hunt and make Noon Year’s Eve crafts will waiting for the countdown, balloon drop and toast to ring in the Noon Year. No registration required. For more information, stop by, call 330-832-5037 or visit www.massillonlibrary.org.

Jan. 2

- At 1 p.m., the Massillon History and Genealogy Society will host Using Online Databases for Your Genealogy Research presented by David Distelhorst, Genealogy Librarian at Massillon Public Library, 208 Lincoln Way E. Learn how to use internet resources like Newspaper.com and Newspaper Archive to enhance your study of geographical heritage and ancestry research. The program is free. For more information, email distelda@massillonlibrary.org, call 330-832-9831, ext. 350, or visit  www.massillonlibrary.org. 

- The Core Value Awards Banquet presented by the Massillon/North Canton Elks 2029 will be held at Arrowhead Golf Club in North Canton on Jan 10, with registration due by Jan. 2.  The First Tee of Canton honors participants that progress to the next level in the Life Skills Experience. This year, nearly 40 young people are being recognized for moving to either Par or Birdie level. Awards for the Core Value Participant of the Year and Volunteer of the Year will be presented to two individuals. The winners of The First Tee of Canton Junior Tour will also be honored that evening. Guest speaker Markus McFolling, an ex-professional football player, will share his story about perseverance and resiliency. Cost to attend the event is $15 and complimentary to those being recognized. To confirm a reservation, contact 330-452-5331.

 

- Spring Hill will be open to celebrate the holidays. Tour the decorated home inspired by the centennial of World War I. The tours are self-guided and include music. The house will be open from 3 to 6 p.m. Jan. 2-6. Admission is $5 for adults, $4 for seniors and students and children 5 and under are free. The home is in northeast Massillon just east of the Lake Avenue intersection with Wales Road. Additional information is available on the website or Facebook:www.springhillhistorichome.org or www.facebook.com/springhillhh.

Jan. 3

- A special tour and explanation of the art exhibit "Continuum: The Cleveland School and Beyond" will be the focus of the program of Canton Fine Arts Associates on Jan. 9, with registration due by Jan. 3. Led by Max Barton, Executive Director of the Canton Museum of Art, the program will highlight the unique characteristics of this 1920s American watercolor movement. The event will be held in the Wilkof Courtyard of the Canton Museum of Art and includes a full-course catered lunch. Cost of the program and lunch is $15 per person and is open to the public. For more information or reservations, contact Fine Arts Coordinator Marcie Shaw at 330-453-7666, ext. 105, or marcie@cantonart.org.

Jan. 5

- Ring in the New Year by creating colorful artworks peppered with New Year resolutions. Party hats provided. This event is for all ages. Participants can join the workshop between noon and 2 p.m. It is a free event and all materials are included. No reservations are needed. The Museum is at 121 Lincoln Way E. For more information, call the Museum at 330-833-4061 or visit massillonmuseum.org.

Jan. 7

- At 3 p.m., the Massillon Public Library, 208 Lincoln Way E., is offering a Computer Basics class. Attendees will learn how to use a computer, then practice using a mouse and keyboard. Additionally, they will hear about the hardware and software parts of a computer system. No previous experience needed. Registration is required for this free class. For more information or to register, stop by, call 330-832-9831, ext. 327, or visit www.massillonlibrary.org.

- The Massillon Public Library, 208 Lincoln Way E., announces its next session of Story Times will be beginning Jan. 7. Family Story Time, for all ages up to grade 6, will be on Monday evenings from 7 to 7:30 p.m. Little Listeners Story Time, for children ages 3 to 5, will be on Wednesdays from 10:15 to 10:45 a.m. and features lively tales and participatory activities. Tyke Tales Story Time, for children ages 0-18 months, will be on Thursdays from 10:15 to 10:35 a.m., followed by a short playtime. Tots and Toddlers, a sprinkling of stories, songs and laughter for ages 18 months to 3 years, is offered on Thursday mornings from 11:15 to 11:45 a.m. Simply Stories is for all ages and will be held on Fridays from 10:30–11 a.m. All ages are welcome, but the interest level may be from ages 3 to 8. For more information, call 330-832-5037. All Story Times will run through Feb. 7, except Simply Stories which runs continuously every Friday through 2019.

Jan. 8

- At 3 p.m., the Massillon Public Library, 208 Lincoln Way E., is offering an Internet Basics class. Attendees will hear an introduction to navigating the Internet and World Wide Web and an explanation and demonstration of the popular web browsers. Prerequisites are experience using a computer mouse, keyboard, and Windows. Registration is required for this free class. For more information or to register, stop by or call 330-832-9831, ext. 327, or visit www.massillonlibrary.org.