March 8

- At 7 p.m., March 8 and March 9 and at 2 p.m. March 10, the Massillon Lions Club presents “Welcome to Kornfield Kounty.” The show is an entertaining nod to the comedy and Country music of the 60s and 70s. Tickets are $10 for Friday and Saturday performances, $8 for Sunday matinees. Tickets may be purchased online at lionslincolntheatre.org. To order tickets by phone, call 1-800-838-3006. The theatre is located at 156 Lincoln Way E.

- The Mercy Health Center of North Canton, 6200 Whipple Ave. NW, will be holding a health, open to the community from 7 to 11 a.m. The fair will include a variety of very low-cost blood testing, additional free screenings, give-a-ways and more. Participants can purchase a base package of blood screenings for $15 that include, BMP (Basic Metabolic Count), Lipid Profile (total cholesterol, triglycerides, HDL, LDL) and CBC (Complete Blood Count). Other blood screenings will be available. For more information, see cantonmercy.org.

March 9

- Any time between 2 and 4 p.m., the Massillon Public Library, 208 Lincoln Way E., presents Mardi Gras Masks. Have fun creating your own festive Mardi Gras mask. All supplies provided. Children under 12 must be accompanied by an adult. The free program is open to the public, and no registration is required. For more information call the library at 330-832-5037 or visit www.massillonlibrary.org.

March 11

- At 10 a.m., join in for A Roaring 20s Review at the McKinley Presidential Library and Museum, 800 McKinley Monument Drive, NW, Canton. Kimberly Kenney, executive director, will present a slide program about life in the 1920s, infused with period piano music played by Christopher Kenney, director of education. A fun and educational program for all ages. The program is $15 and includes tea/coffee and breakfast sweets. Pre-paid reservations are required by calling 330-455-7043 or purchase tickets online at https://www.eventbrite.com/e/tea-with-the-curator-roaring-20s-review-tickets-49863468978.

March 12

- From 6 to 7:30 p.m., children are invited to come to the Massillon Public Library, 208 Llincoln Way E., and read to our wonderful assortment of dog listeners. Children who read aloud to therapy dogs on a regular basis demonstrate drastic improvement in their reading skills. The program is free, and no registration needed. For more information call 330-832-5037 or visit www.massillonlibrary.org.

March 13

- A Grief Share program will be held Wednesdays through June 5 from 6:30 to 8 p.m. at Church of the Lakes, 5944 Fulton Drive NW, room 214. The cost is $20, scholarships are available. If you have lost a loved one (spouse, child, parent, sibling, etc.) you may want to join this class. It is Biblically-based program that delivers hope and support for those going through the grief process. To register for GriefShare call the Church of the Lakes office at 330-499-8972.

- MonaLisa Touch: A Life-Changing Procedure will be presented at 6 p.m. at North Canton Medical Center, 6200 Whipple Ave. NW. Unable to enjoy physical intimacy? Constantly looking for the nearest restroom? Attend this program to learn about a cutting-edge technique. Reservations are required. Call 330-754-4508 or sign up at www.aultman.org.

- Stark Parks will host an Employment Open House 5 to 8 p.m. Stop by the Exploration Gateway at Sippo Lake Park, 5712 12th St. NW, Perry Twp., to learn about jobs in your own backyard. Find job opportunities in wildlife rehabilitation, natural resources, the marinas at Sippo Lake (Perry Township) and Walborn Reservoir (Alliance area), education, and park and trail operations. Park staff members will offer insight into job roles and expectations of each available position at various stations. Attendees should come prepared to answer a set of short interview questions with staff in the field they are interested in. Computers will be available to submit an application the day of the fair. Attendees are also welcome to apply from home before or after the event. Visit StarkParks.com to read about more employment and open opportunities.

March 14

- ABCs of Medicare will be presented at 6 p.m. at Massillon Recreation Center, 505 Erie Street, North. Learn what people need to know as they approach Medicare eligibility. This educational meeting will help individuals and their loved ones navigate through the Medicare network as they prepare for tomorrow. Reservations are required. Call 330-754-4508 or sign up at www.aultman.org.

- Nothing warms you up like up-tempo jazz and hot chocolate. Join Stark Parks at 7 p.m. at the Exploration Gateway at Sippo Lake Park, 5712 12th St. NW, Perry Twp., for a free performance by the 18-piece Jazz Workshop featuring the music of great jazz legends including Count Basie, Buddy Rich, and Stan Kenton Orchestras with vocals from Frank Sinatra and Louis Jordan along with a variety of famous jazz classics. Complementary hot chocolate will be provided. Guests are encouraged to bring a reusable mug. For more information, visit StarkParks.com.

March 15

- At the 7 p.m. March 15 and 16 and 2 p.m. March 17, the Massillon Lions Club is proud to present “Welcome to Kornfield Kounty.” The show is an entertaining nod to the comedy and Country music of the 60’s and 70’s. Tickets are $10 for Friday and Saturday performances, $8 for Sunday matinees. Tickets may be purchased online at lionslincolntheatre.org. To order tickets by phone, call 1-800-838-3006. The theatre is located at 156 Lincoln Way E.

March 16

At 11 a.m., children from Kindergarten to grade 6 can attend a Harry Potter Party at the Massillon Public Library, 208 Lincoln Way E. Those attending will be sorted into one of the four houses, find out their magical wizard or witch names, and receive a magic wand.  Color and wear your own school ties, make wrist owls, and learn some magic potions and spells.  We will also play games, share trivia, and enjoy magical refreshments. Come in costume if you wish. The program is free, but registration is required. Call 330-832-5037 or visit www.massillonlibrary.org.

- Walsh University's World Student Organization will host an International Dinner at 6 p.m. in the Auxiliary Gym in the Cecchini Family Health and Wellness Complex. Entertainment will be provided by Walsh’s international community. Ticket prices are $15 per adult, $5 for students, and children under age 5 are free. Reservations must be made in advance. Tickets must be reserved and purchased at walsh.edu/internationaldinner or by contacting Walsh Director of International Student Services Kristi Campbell at 330-490-7105 orkcampbell1@walsh.edu.

 

- Stark Parks will host an Employment Open House 5 to 8 p.m. Stop by the Exploration Gateway at Sippo Lake Park, 5712 12th St. NW, Perry Twp., to learn about jobs in your own backyard. Find job opportunities in wildlife rehabilitation, natural resources, the marinas at Sippo Lake (Perry Township) and Walborn Reservoir (Alliance area), education, and park and trail operations. Park staff members will offer insight into job roles and expectations of each available position at various stations. Attendees should come prepared to answer a set of short interview questions with staff in the field they are interested in. Computers will be available to submit an application the day of the fair. Attendees are also welcome to apply from home before or after the event. Visit StarkParks.com to read about more employment and open opportunities.

March 19

- The Massillon Public Library, 208 Lincoln Way E., presents Meditation Discussion Group from 6:30 to 7:40 p.m. with guest presenter Gwen Miller. Registration is required for the free classes. For more information or to register, call 330-832-9831, Ext. 312.

- The Ohio Small Business Development Center (SBDC) at Kent State University at Stark* will present “Medical Marijuana in the Workplace”, tips for addressing changes in worksite management of marijuana. Presented by Elizabeth Crosby, a partner at Cleveland’s Buckley King law firm, the seminar will delve into issues facing today’s workplace. Thirty-three states, including Ohio, have legalized the medical use of marijuana but many employers are uncertain what that entails. The program will take place from 8 to 9:30 a.m. at the Kent State University at Stark Conference Center, 6000 Frank Ave. NW. A continental breakfast will be offered at 7:30 a.m. Registration for this event is $15 per person. Registration and payment must be made online at www.cantonsbdc.org. For additional information, contact the Small Business Development Center at 330-244-3290 or info@cantonsbdc.org. 

March 21

- From 6 to 8:30 p.m., NAMI Stark County is offering a free Family-to-Family Education Program for people with loved ones with mental illness (neurobiological brain disorder). The program will be held at Holy Trinity Lutheran Church, 2551 55th St NE, Canton. The 12-class course is designed for family members and friends of persons experiencing the effects of mental illness. Registration is required call 330-455-6264.

March 23

- The North Canton Lions Club will hold a Spring Craft and artisan Show from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. at North Canton Hoover High school. There is no admission charge. Contact Bill Humphrey at 330-497-1694 or bhumphrey5@att.net for more information.

March 25

- Become a Master Gardner Volunteer information session is available to interested community residents from 2 to 3 p.m. and 3 to 4 p.m. at the Louisville Public Library, 700 Lincoln Avenue. The volunteer program is accepting applications for new volunteers. Individuals can secure an application packet by visiting https://go.osu.edu/becomeamgv2019, sending an email to neikirk.2@osu.edu requesting the packet, attending the session or stopping by the OSU Extension Stark County office Monday through Friday from 8 a.m. and 4:30 p.m. RSVP to attend the program by emailingneikirk.2@osu.edu, or by calling 330-832-9856, ext.3476.