From 3 to 4:30 p.m., the Massillon Public Library, 208 Lincoln Way E., is hosting teens in grades 7 through 12 to challenge others to Mario Kart, Smash Brothers, Retro Games, and more on the Nintendo Switch. Light refreshments will be available. No registration is required. The program is free. For more information call 330-832-9831 ext. 322 or visit www.massillonlibrary.org.
- At 7:30 p.m., the Canton Symphony Orchestra welcomes its Concertmaster Cristian Zimmerman to the Umstattd stage to perform Concerto dei Fiori (Concerto of Flowers), a piece originally premiered by his father. Tickets range from $28 to $48 and are available online at www.cantonsymphony.org, by phone at 330-452-2094 or in person at the Canton Symphony Orchestra administrative offices in the Zimmermann Symphony Center, 2331 17th Street NW, Canton, weekdays from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m.
- The Massillon Museum will a performance of Our Town by Thornton Wilder 7 p.m. Nov. 9 and 2 p.m. Nov. 10. Tickets are $8 ($6 MassMu members), are now available by visiting the Museum’s reception desk or by calling 330-833-4061. Guests will be able to purchase tickets at the door if any remain.The play includes two 10-minute intermissions. Food will be available for purchase. During construction it is most convenient to find parking spaces in the municipal lot accessed on Second Street SE, on streets east and south of the Museum, and in the city parking deck accessed on Erie Street South. Visit massillonmuseum.org/hours-and-directions for a parking map and updates. The museum is located at 121 Lincoln Way East. For more information, call 330-833-4061 or visit massillonmuseum.org.
- Aultman College is opening its doors for a Preview Day – an open house style event for interested students -- at 10 a.m. The event includes tours of college facilities and classrooms; the opportunity to meet with students, faculty and staff; and presentations about the various programs in nursing, radiography, social work, medical assisting and the health sciences, as well as College Credit Plus for high school students. The event is free bur reservations are required. To learn more and RSVP, visit www.aultmancollege.edu/open-house. Aultman College is located next to Aultman Hospital at the corner of Dartmouth Ave. and 7th Street SW.
- From 1 to 4 p.m., The Quail Hollow Volunteer Association, in conjunction with The Christmas at the Hollow Committee, will hold a special holiday open house at The Quail’s Nest Gift Shop at Quail Hollow Park from 1 to 4 p.m. Nov. 9 and Nov. 10. The newly refurbished shop will feature many gift ideas plus decorative items to choose from. Enjoy free cider and donuts. All proceeds go to the Quail Hollow Volunteer Association to fund special projects at the park. Quail Hollow Park is north of Hartville at 13480 Congress Lake Avenue. For more information, go to www.qhva.org.
- Walk among downtown Massillon’s charming old buildings and through its beautiful Veterans Memorial Park on a guided downtown walking tour at 1 p.m. The tour will begin outside the Massillon Museum. The easy walk, which will encompass about six blocks, will conclude about 3 p.m. Special attention will be paid to Veteran’s Memorial Park and stories of patriotism and heroism in honor of Veterans Day. Learn about the big flag that flies atop the city and see the new Streetscape lined with flags for the holiday. The tour is wheelchair accessible. The $7 fee may be paid at the beginning of the tour. Free parking is available on city streets. In case of rain, the tour will be cancelled. Call 330.832.8469 for last-minute weather checks. This is Massillon’s last history walking tour of the 2019 season. For more information, contact Margy Vogt at 330-832-8469 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
- At noon, the Canton Symphony Orchestra welcomes Nicholas Stevens, a professor of music at the University of Akron, to speak at the next ConverZations lecture entitled “Liszt as a Rockstar”. The program is free lecture will be held at noon at Zimmermann Symphony Center. Stevens will discuss the unique life of Franz Liszt and how he changed the way music was performed and the way musicians were viewed by being the “Original Rockstar." The lecture will be held at the Zimmermann Symphony Center, 2331 17th St. NW. For more information visit www.cantonsymphony.org or call 330-452-2094.
- At 6 p.m., Plant-Perfect Diet will be presented by Adene Keller at Aultman Massillon Door 3, 2051 Wales Avenue NW. For those wondering how to make their diet healthier, this HealthTalk will discuss how to start a plant-based diet shown to help prevent, stop and even reverse heart disease. Keller will also discuss how to shop for and prepare heart-healthy food. Reservations are required. Call 330-754-4508 or sign up at www.aultman.org.
- Aultman College Corporate and Community Education (ACCE) will be offering Mental Health First Aid training at the college on Nov. 12 and Nov. 19. This eight-hour training course gives people the tools to identify when someone might be struggling with a mental health or substance use problem and to connect them with appropriate support and resources when necessary. This nursing education activity was approved to provide 7.5 hour(s) of continuing education by the Ohio Nurse Association, an accredited approver by the American Nurses Credentialing Center’s Commission on Accreditation (OBSN-001-97 Activity #22420). For more information on the session, visit http://bit.ly/firstaidmentalhealth or contact the ACCE office at 330-363-6181.
- At 3 p.m., the Massillon Public Library is offering Internet Basics. Attendees will hear an introduction to navigating the internet and World Wide Web and an explanation and demonstration of the popular web browsers. Prerequisites: Experience using a computer mouse, keyboard, and Windows. Registration is required for this free class held in the library's auditorium. For more information or to register, stop by or call 330-832-9831, ext. 327. The library is at 208 Lincoln Way E., and the Second Street entrance is handicapped accessible.
- The Women’s Board of Aultman Hospital is hosting the ninth annual fashion show, Angels on the Runway: Fashion for a Cause on Wednesday from 5:30 to 10 p.m. at the Kent State University Conference Center at Stark, 6000 Frank Ave. NW. Experience the best in fashion, food, wine and shopping. The runway show will start at 8 p.m. There will be three raffles. Reservations for the event are available for purchase by visiting www.aultmanfoundation.org. General seating tickets are available for $75 and VIP seating is available for $150. VIP tickets offer reserved front-row runway seating, swag bag and an entry into the grand cash raffle. All guests will enjoy wine, beer, specialty hors d’oeuvres and desserts. Valet parking will be provided. For questions on the event or to purchase tickets, please call the Aultman Women’s Board at 330-363-6198.
- Stark State is hosting a student open house on the main campus from 5:30 to 7:30 p.m. in room M100 of the Business and Entrepreneurial Center at 6200 Frank Avenue. Learn about the admissions process, talk with experts about financial aid and have the opportunity to submit a FAFSA, learn about student services and resources, including the Honors Program, speak with faculty and staff about Stark State’s 200-plus associate degrees and certificates and tour the campus. All prospective students will receive a free Stark State T-shirt. Refreshments will be served. Spring semester classes begin Jan. 13, 2020. To learn more or to RSVP, go to starkstate.edu/openhouse, call 330-494-6170 or email email@example.com.