- Tour the decorated Spring Hill home inspired by the centennial of World War I from 1 to 4 p.m. Jan 4-6. The tours are self-guided and include music. Admission is $5 for adults, $4 for seniors and students and children 5 and under are free. The home is located in northeast Massillon, just east of the Lake Avenue intersection with Wales Road. Additional information is available at www.springhillhistorichome.org or www.facebook.com/springhillhh.
- Every Friday beginning today, lunchtime yoga will be held from 12:30 to 1:15 p.m. at the Massillon Museum, 121 Lincoln Way E. All ages and levels are welcome. Classes are beginner friendly and the cost is $6 per class or $15 for all three classes. No registration required. Bring a mat. For more information, call 330-833-4061 or visit massillonmuseum.org
- 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.
- 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.
- 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.
- The History Discussion Group at the Massillon Museum is hosting “Things Our Children and Others Got Us Into” from 10 a.m. to noon at the museum, 208 Lincoln Way E. The program is free and open to the public and no reservations needed. Coffee and sweets available for a donation. Bring stories and treasures to share Camping with Scouts? Selling stadium concessions? Watching a thousand dance recitals?
- The Canton Symphony Orchestra will present its SymphonyLand trio performances on Jan. 9 and Jan. 12 to children ages 3 to 6. The SymphonyLand trios, introduce children to the instruments of the orchestra in an interactive format created specifically to engage young listeners. The series begins with the string trio at 10 a.m. and 11 a.m. in Foundation Hall of the Zimmermann Symphony Center, 2331 17th Street NW. The program is free and open to the public and incorporates an age-appropriate story book along with educational components in music and reading. Reservations are recommended for the public and are required for school groups. They can be made online at www.cantonsymphony.org or by calling the Canton Symphony box office at 330-452-2094. Reservations for smaller groups are recommended in order to ensure adequate seating.
- At 6 p.m., the Massillon Public Library, 208 Lincoln Way E., is offering an Email Basics class. Participants will learn to create their own free email account and send emails with file attachments. Prerequisites: Experience using a computer, mouse, keyboard, the Windows 10 operating system, and accessing the internet. Registration is required for this free class. For more information or to register, stop by or call 330-832-9831, ext. 327.
- At 3 p.m., the Massillon Public Library, 208 Lincoln Way E., is offering a free class, "Accessing Your Library from Home." Learn how to find, reserve and renew library materials from your home, plus borrow free eBooks or digital magazines and stream a wide variety of videos. Discover the Overdrive and Libby apps. Registration is required by calling 330-832-9831, ext. 327.
At 3 p.m. the Massillon Public Library, 208 Lincoln Way E., is offering Introduction to the Hoopla Streaming App. Attendees will learn how to create an account in Hoopla, allowing users to instantly borrow free digital movies, music, eBooks and more, 24/7 using a library card. Prerequisites are experience using a computer and accessing the Internet. The class is free and registration is required by stopping at the library or calling 330-832-9831, ext. 327.
At 2 p.m., the Massillon Public Library, 208 Lincoln Way E., will host Tweens for grades 4 through 8. Students will use their science and engineering skills by competing in a Tower Building Challenge. Participants will divide into teams, use some crazy building materials and see which team can build the tallest tower. All supplies will be provided and registration is required for the free program. For more information or to register, call 330-832-5037 or visit at www.massillonlibrary.org.