Celebrate at Spring Hill

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.

Zoo Year's Eve

The Akron Zoo will host a new event, Zoo Year’s Eve from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. on Dec. 31. The entire zoo will be open extended hours of 10 a.m. to 4 p.m., with activities from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. During the event, guests can enjoy crafts, live music, a resolution wall and animal encounters. At the stroke of noon, the zoo will drop a ball “zoo style” to ring in the new year. Special appetizers and adult and kid-friendly beverages will be available for purchase. Tickets are $7 per person and the event is free for Akron Zoo members. Tickets are available online at akronzoo.org or at the zoo. Children under two are free and parking is $3. For more information, visit www.akronzoo.org or call 330-375-2550. 

Celebrate the new year 

- Enjoy a morning filled with fun for the entire family from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. Dec. 31 at F.A. Seiberling Nature Realm, 1828 Smith Road. Crafts, activities and a toast at noon will help ring in the New Year. For information, call 330-865-8065.

- A Family friendly party to ring in 2019 will be held from 10:30 a.m. to noon Dec. 31 at the Firestone Park Branch Library, 1486 Aster Ave. Families will enjoy games, crafts, snacks and the countdown to the bring the new year in. Celebrate with the family early. For more information, call 330-724-2126.

- Celebrate at the Main Branch Library, 60 S. High St., from 11 a.m. to noon. Dec. 31. Ring in the new year with stories, crafts, snacks and the countdown to noon. For more information, call 330-643-9000.