Presidential birthday celebration
Celebrate President William McKinley’ birthday on McKinley Day on Saturday. Join others at the William McKinley Presidential Library and Museum, 800 McKinley Monument Drive NW, Canton, for a day filled with fun activities for the entire family. An open-hearth cooking demonstration and Civil War enactors are just part of the fun. Visit http://mckinleymuseum.org/ for details.
A Night in Vienna
The "Masterworks 4: A Night in Vienna," performance by the Canton Symphony Orchestra is at 8 p.m. Saturday at the Zimmermann Symphony Center. From waltzes to polkas, this special concert will be sure to impress listeners with works from Johann Strauss Sr. and Jr., and Josef Strauss. Visit https://www.cantonsymphony.org/ANightInVienna for details and to purchase tickets. The Zimmermann Symphony Center is at 2331 17th St., NW in Canton.
Soprani Compagni at Malone
Sopranos Lisa Dawson and Tammie Huntington, along with pianist Phoenix Park-Kim, will perform as Soprani Compagni at Malone University at 7:30 p.m. Monday in the Stewart Room of the Randall Campus Center. Soprani Compagni formed in 2010 for the purpose of researching, compliling and performing soprano art song duets, oratorio and opera scenes; modeling soprano collaboration; and commissioning new works for soprano duet. It made its Carnegie Hall debut in 2012. To learn more about Soprani Compagni, visit http://sopranicompagni.com. For more information about the show, call 330-471-8231.
Jackson Memorial Middle School students will perform Disney's "The Lion King Jr." at 2 and 7 p.m. Saturday and at 2 p.m. Sunday at the Jackson Center of Performing Arts inside the high school, 7600 Fulton Drive NW. Tickets are $7 presale and $8 at the door. For more information, call 330-830-8034.
Featured Speakers Series
Plan ahead for February by planning to attend one of the Feature Speakers Series at Kent State University at Stark. Susannah Cahalan, the "New York Times" Bestselling author of "Brain on Fire: My Month of Madness" will be speaking starting at 7:30 p.m, Feb. 15. For more details, visit www.kent.edu/stark/featured -speakers-series.