Stark Parks is holding a day of events on family teambuilding at 2 p.m. Sunday. The event reminds family members there's no "I" in TEAM! Join the fun afternoon that will be filled with games and activities and work on effective communication, cooperation and leadership skills. The fun will be at the Exploration Gateway, 5710-12th St. NW, Perry Township.
Gervasi Vineyard has the answer to wintertime cabin fever. Join others for the Winter Crawl from noon to 4 p.m. Sunday. Stroll the grounds of the vineyard while making your way to four stops along the way and select a beer or wine taste and a favorite bite from each stop. There is a fee for this event and tickets are pre-sold with limited availability. Check out the website at http://www.gervasivineyard.com/ for pricing and details.
Touchdowns and Tutus
Touchdowns and Tutus is almost here. This unusual pairing of high school football talents and Canton Ballet dancers happens 6 p.m. March 4 at Umstattd Performing Arts Hall, 2323 17th St, NW, Canton. The pairings will be performing before a panel of judges. This is a family friendly event that includes high school football players from area high schools, including Central Catholic, Jackson Local, Perry High School, Glenoak, Canton McKinley and many others. Call 330-455-7220 for details.
Dave & Ed’s Super Auto Events Pro-Formance Swap Meet, 8 a.m. to 3 p.m. March 4 and 5 at the Stark County Fairgrounds. This is one of Ohio’s largest indoor/outdoor performance meets. There will also be vendors selling circle track, drag, sprint and street wares. The fairgrounds are located at 305 Wertz Ave. NW, Canton.
Walsh University will present a new art exhibit "A Celebration of African and African-American Art" the Atrium Gallery of the Birk Center for the Arts. The free exhibit is open to the public daily from 8 a.m. to 9 p.m. The exhibit will run until March 12 and is in conjunction with Black History Month. The exhibition contains paintings and sculptures by Canton-based artists Errick Freeman and Margene May. The works of art are interspersed with objects collected in Uganda by Dr. Jo Anna Kelly, professor of sociology. Books and artifacts on African-American art, literature and music will be on display from the collection of Dr. Cindy Staudt, dean of academic services. The exhibition will feature an album cover portrait of Otis Redding rendered from life by Dot Ogden Brown of Macon, Ga., in 1967.