March 15

- Manchester United Methodist Church, 5625 Manchester Road, invites you to join us for an evening of “Foot Stompin” Gospel Blue Grass from 6 to 9 p.m. Bring your favorite covered dish to share with everyone for dinner at 7:30 p.m. in the fellowship hall. For more information, call the church office at 330-882-4818.

March 16

- The United Methodist Church of Uniontown will sponsor a Community Cabbage Roll Dinner from 4 to 6:30 p.m. The menu is two cabbage rolls, mashed potatoes, salad, roll, beverage and homemade dessert and costs $11 for adults and $6 for children 4 to 12 years (an alternate child friendly meal will be offered). Dine in or carry out. Cabbage roll 6 packs will be sold for $15. Buy extras and freeze for up to 3 months. The church is at 13370 Cleveland Ave. NW, just north of Beiler’s Market and is handicap accessible. Church phone 330-699-3587. To receive $1 off each meal, visit the church www.uniontownchurch.wordpress.com or www.facebook.com/umcuucla and print coupon or show at register. 

- Mission Commander Neil Armstrong and Pilot Buzz Aldrin landed the lunar module, Eagle, in the Sea of Tranquility on July 20, 1969, and Armstrong became the first human to ever stand on a world that was not Earth. The 50th anniversary of the Moon landing will be the central focus at The Wilderness Center’s annual Astronomy Day from 1 to 8 p.m. The center is at 9877 Alabama Avenue SW, Wilmot. It is a day for the entire family with children’s activities, planetarium theater programs, displays about the moon and moon landing and lectures for adults. Come for one or all activities. Food options for dinner will be available. For a schedule of events and more information, visit www.wildernesscenter.org.

- From 2 to 3:30 p.m.,  join a naturalist to see what plants and animals will be growing in, flying over or waking up this April at Summit Lake and in the Metro Parks. Whispers from Mother Nature takes place at the Ohio & Erie Canal Towpath Trail / Summit Lake Nature Center, 390 W. Crosier Street. For information, call 330-865-8065.

- From 3 to 4 p.m., find out what salamanders are eating in vernal pools. Get a close look at their tiny meals during this off-trail hike. Please meet at the Confluence Metro Park lot on Turkeyfoot Road, two driveways down from Towpath Credit Union. For information, call 330-865-8065.

March 17

- Southern country rockers Backberry Smoke will perform on the Kent Stage, 175 E. Main Street. The show begins at 7:30 p.m. Gold Circle tickets are $45 and reserved seats are $35 and can be purchased at www.thekentstage.com where the full calendar of concerts can be accessed. Tickets also available by phone at 877-987-6487.

- From 3 to 4 p.m., find out what salamanders are eating in vernal pools. Get a close look at their tiny meals during this off-trail hike. Please meet at the Confluence Metro Park lot on Turkeyfoot Road, two driveways down from Towpath Credit Union. For information, call 330-865-8065.

March 19

- The City of Green’s Drug Task Force is hosting a community outreach meeting and free Narcan training at 7 p.m. at the Central Administration Building, 1755 Town Park Blvd. The meeting will share an update on neighborhood specific statistics of calls for drug overdoses as well as how Green Fire and the Summit County Sheriff Department and others are working together to combat the drug issue in our own backyard. Reservations are not required for this public meeting. The presentation portion of the meeting will be live streamed and recorded on www.cityofgreen.org/videos. For more information, visit www.cityofgreen.org/drug-task-force.

March 20

- Professionals and those who work or care for seniors in Summit County will come together for the second annual Senior Summit. This conference will provide CEU/CLE-level sessions held from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. at St George Fellowship Centre, 3204 Ridgewood Road, Fairlawn. Session will provide each attendee with a toolkit of resources to use in their work to better support clients, patients, and communities as well as self-care for caregivers. Registration is $90 including breakfast, lunch and CEU/CLE’s and is now open. Detailed information on the conference sessions and registration can be found at www.summitohioprobate.com/senior-summit-2019. For more information or questions, contact Lisa Mansfield at 330-643-7346, lmansfield@summitohioprobate.com.

March 22

- From 9 to 11 a.m., new and experienced birdwatchers can view ducks, geese and other water birds during spring migration. Bring binoculars or a spotting scope. The Waterfowl Watch takes place at the Ohio & Erie Canal Towpath Trail / Summit Lake Trailhead, 380 W. Crosier Street. For information, call 330-865-8065.

- Beginning at 3 p.m. it is Waterfowl for World Water Day at Nimisila Reservoir Metro Park / Lot SM2, 5531 S. Main Street. Nimisila Reservoir is an important migration stopover for a multitude of waterfowl. Join a Summit Metro Parks naturalist to look for ducks and other waterfowl as we celebrate World Water Day in collaboration with Manchester High School. From 5 to 7 p.m., students will host a variety of free water-related activities in the cafeteria of the high school located at 437 W. Nimisila Road. For information, call 330-865-8065.

March 23

- Girls from area high schools can choose the prom dress of their dreams free from Altrusa International of Akron's annual Princess Night Project. The hours are 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. at Family of Faith United Methodist Church, 800 East Market Street. No recommendation or qualification is needed. For more information or to make donations of dresses and accessories call Linda Rittenour 330-733-1353 or Alice Luse 330-869-5161.

- From 10 to 11:30 a.m., celebrate the return of great blue herons while viewing them through spotting scopes and binoculars. Meet at the Bath Road Heronry on Bath Road between Riverview and Akron-Peninsula roads. For information, call 330-865-8065.

- From 11 a.m. to 5 p.m., the Ohio Marijuana Expo will be held at the John S. Knight Center, 77 E. Mill Street. Tickets for general admission is $15, online or at the door. Visit www.eventbrite.com/e/ohio-marijuana-expo-akron-tickets-56495050216.

April 4

- Coventry Local Schools is holding kindergarten registration from 4:30 to 6:30 p.m. at Coventry Elementary School, 3089 Manchester Road. The registration is for those who live within the Coventry Local School District. Parents will need to bring a certified birth certificate (child must be five years old by July 31), child's social security card, immunization records, proof of residency (two items), custody papers (if applicable). For more information, call 330-644-8469.