Feb. 25

- The Massillon Public Library invites kids in grades 4 to 8 to attend Fabric Marker Art at 2:00 p.m. Kids will use fabric markers to create wearable art. Bring your own white or light-colored t-shirt or tote bag to decorate. Registration is required for this free program and can be done in person or by phone. For more information or to register, call 330-832-5037 or visit www.massillonlibrary.org. The library at 208 Lincoln Way E. The Second Street entrance is handicapped accessible.

- Join Stark County District Library for an antiques appraisal event at the Main Library in from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. Ed Fernandez, of Fernandez Auctioneers, will offer free and entertaining appraisals of any item that can be carried into the library. This includes furniture, art, and other antiquities. Patrons can stop by the library any time during the event to have their items appraised on a first-come first-served basis. Registration is requested for this free event, but walk-ins are welcome. Those who have questions about the event can contact the Main Library at 330-452-0665 or visit www.starklibrary.org. The Main Library is at 715 Market Avenue N., Canton.

Feb. 27

- ABCs of Medicare will be presented by Denise Fogle, AultCare’s PrimeTime Health Plan from 6 to 7:30 p.m at North Canton Medical Center. Learn what you need to know as you approach Medicare eligibility. This educational meeting will help you and your loved ones navigate through the Medicare network as we prepare you for tomorrow. The center is at 6046 Whipple Ave. NW. For more information or to make reservations, call 330-363-8255 or sign up online at www.aultman.org.

Feb. 28

- Track Your Health Using Mobile Technology will be presented by Chuck Piscitello, Aultman College Sociology Instructor and Instructional Designer at Aultman West, from 2 to 3:30 p.m. This interactive presentation will provide details on how to track your health with a few mobile applications on an Apple or Android mobile phone - specifically, the Apple Health App, My Fitness Pal, Map My Run, Fitness Point and Sleep Better. With these apps, participants will learn how to track their diet, exercise and sleep. Using any one - or a combination - of these apps will aid in a better understanding of diet and fitness needs, and serves as a giant step to a healthier lifestyle.  Aultman West is at 2021 Wales Ave. NW. For more information or to make reservations, call 330-363-8255 or sign up online at www.aultman.org.

- The MassMu Brown Bag Lunch will be held from 12:10 to 12:50 p.m. Ed McHugh will present, "How Massillon Steel Built the World’s First Streamline Diesel Train." No reservations needed. Bring a lunch or purchase at Anderson's in the City (lobby cafe). A cookie and coffee will be served. The museum is at 121 Lincoln Way E. For more information, call 330-833-4061 or visit massillonmuseum.org.

- Single Seniors will meet for a luncheon at 1 p.m. at LaPizzaria located at 3656 Dressler Road. Reservations are required by calling Norma at 330-452-5889 or Bernie at 330-477-5325.

March 1

- The monthly meeting of the Massillon Genealogical Society presents Genograms. A genogram is a family map or visual history that uses special symbols to document relationships, major events and the dynamics of a family over multiple generations. Mental health and medical professionals often use genograms to identify and analyze hereditary patterns of mental and physical illnesses such as depression, bipolar disorder, cancer and other genetic diseases. This graphic representation goes beyond a traditional family tree by allowing the user to highlight factors person-by-person that reveal hereditary patterns over generations. There is no registration for this free program held in the Massillon Public Library auditorium, 208 Lincoln Way E. For additional information, call 330-832-9831, Ext. 337, or visit www.massillonlibrary.org/genealogy.

March 4

- An Antique and Classic Bicycle and Motorbike Show and Swap Meet will be held at Nativity of the Lord Jesus Catholic Church Hall. Admission is free. For more information contact Dan Schwaberow at 330-699-4517, Ron Ashley at 330-899-9447, or Bob Hirschfelt at 330-699-9798.

- The McKinley Stamp Club of Canton will hold its 86th annual stamp show from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. March 4 and 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. March 5 at St. George Serbian Orthodox Church, 4667 Applegrove St. NW, Jackson Twp. The stamp show will feature 20 stamp dealers buying and selling stamps, covers, postcards and some stamp supplies. For more information, visit mksc.webs.com or call Dave Pool at 330-832-5992 or email him at lincolnway@sssnet.com.

- From 11:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m., the Massillon Public Library presents Alternative Treatment Options for Chronic Lower Back Pain, with guest presenter Dr. Jamesetta Lewis of Mercy Pain Center. No registration is required for this free event which will include samples from a variety of heart-healthy dishes. The recipes will be made using ingredients and cooking techniques accepted by the American Heart Association. The Massillon Public Library is at 208 Lincoln Way, East. For more information, log on to the Massillon Public Library website www.massillonlibrary.org, or call the library at 330-832-9831, Ext. 312.

- The North Canton Public Library will host a How-to Festival from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. The festival will offer 35 classes in six hours. Each class will be 30 minutes long. Attendees will learn how to: keep bees, do chair yoga, use a 3D printer, keep backyard chickens, live peacefully with wildlife, prepare healthy foods, plan a Disney trip, train a cat, make duct tape crafts, pair wine with food, make safe cleaning products, container garden, twist balloons, use drumming for healing, stream video on their television, make cosplay armor, do nail art, play the hurdy gurdy, use essential oils, use Lynda.com, make an educational felt board, compost, use car seats safely, make origami, use a drone, teach a dog to walk on a leash, heal their body with whole foods and more. The library will provide a free brown bag lunch to the first 300 people to request them. The festival is open to everyone. There is no registration required, and all classes are first come, first served. For additional information, contact 330-499-4712 ext. 331 or cweyrick@northcantonlibrary.org. 

- "Do the Mu!" workshop will accent the Blind Spot: A Matter of Perception. The workshop will be held from noon to 2:00 p.m. It offers an opportunity for the public to create three-dimensional models of abstract paintings from the Museum’s collection. The free workshop is open to all ages and is free and materials will be supplied. Guests are invited to drop in any time during the workshop.  No reservations are required. The museum is located at 121 Lincoln Way East. Free parking is available on adjacent streets and in nearby city lots.  For more information, call the Museum at 330-833-4061 or visit massillonmuseum.org.

March 5

- The bluegrass band Honeytown and the musicians of Voices of Canton will perform an all-American concert at 3 p.m. Bernstein and Bluegrass will be held at Timken Auditorium, 521 Tuscarwas St. W., Canton. Tickets are $15 for adults and $10 for students and can be purchased online at www.voicesofcanton.org or by calling the Box Office at 330-452-4098. 

March 6

- The Ohio Small Business Development Center is sponsoring an information session for individuals interested in starting a small business or those who are in the early stages of business formation. The information session will be held from 5 to 7 p.m. at the Kent State University at Stark Conference Center, 6000 Frank Avenue NW, Jackson Township. A general overview of issues related to starting a business, such as business planning, determining market demand, financing options and available community resources will be covered. After attendingthe program, participants may contact the Small Business Development Center to schedule an appointment with abusiness counselor for a one-on-one consultation. There is a $10 fee per person for program materials. Registration and payment can be made online at www.cantonsbdc.org. For more information, contact the SBDC at 330-244-3290 or email aschwitz@kent.edu.

March 7

- The Massillon Public Library invites readers to attend its Historical Fiction Book Club as they discuss Yellow Crocus by Laila Ibrahim. The book club is  held in the library’s auditorium and is free and open to the public. The library invites members of the community to read this book, then join others for an hour of relaxed discussion. For more information or to reserve your copy, call the Reference Desk at 330-832-9831, Ext. 312, or visit  www.massillonlibrary.org.

- The history discussion group at Massillon will discuss Favorite TV Westerns from 10 a.m. to noon. The program is free to the public and no reservations are needed. Coffee and sweets are available for a donation. Bring stories and memorabilia. Who was your favorite: Roy Rogers, Matt Dillon, Maverick, Tom Mix, Hoss Cartwright, Gene Autrey, The Lone Ranger, Hopalong Cassady? Some people attend every month, others attend when the topic interests them. The event is held at the Massillon Museum, 121 Lincoln Way East. For more information, call 330-833-4061 or visit massillonmuseum.org.

March 8

- Lake Cable's PTO is hosting an adult only internet safety presentation at 6:30 p.m. Jesse Weinberger, author of "The Boogeyman Exists; And He's In Your Child's Back Pocket," will be the presenter. Weinberger travels around the U.S. giving internet safety presentations to students and parents. The presentation is free and held at Jackson High School.

March 9

- Kent State University at Stark will present a one-day Nursing Home Administrators Conference beginning at 8:30 a.m. at the Kent State Stark Conference Center, 6000 Frank Avenue NW. Kent State University is an approved provider of continuing education credit by the Ohio Board of Executives of Long-term Services and Supports (BELTSS). This event is approved for six (6) BELTSS CEUs. The Nursing Home Administrators Conference cost is $195 per person. To register, contact Mona Zink at 330-244-3508 ormzink@kent.edu.

March 11

- The National Endowment for the Arts  Big Read Kick-Off and Book Giveaway will be held from 3 to 5 p.m. Receive a free copy of True Grit by Charles Portis. The event is free and open to the public. No reservations needed. Western costumes encouraged. Enjoy refreshments, participate in theme-related intergenerational activities. The second-floor gallery will host the opening of Westward Ho! True Grit Themes in Costumes and Artifacts. The event is held at the Massillon Museum, 121 Lincoln Way East. For more information, call 330.833.4061 or visit massillonmuseum.org.

March 14

- From 6 to 7:30 p.m., children are invited to visit the Massillon Public Library and read to dog listeners at the Paws to Read program. Reading to and petting the dogs helps kids relax, forget to feel nervous and start to enjoy themselves, becoming engaged in the reading instead of their insecurities. No registration is needed. For more information, call  330-832-5037 or visit  www.massillonlibrary.org. The library is at 208 Lincoln Way E.

March 18

Hoover High School's American Sign Language (ASL) Club is hosting a program, "All deaf people have a story" from 6 to 8 p.m. in the Hoover High School Commons. The event is open for students and the community.

March 19

- The Malone University Zoo Education Department invites the community to view an animal handling show featuring Malone’s exotic animal collection. The show begins at 3 p.m. and is free to the public. Malone’s East Campus building is on the corner of 25th Street and Yale Avenue. Contact cjevans2@malone.edu for additional information.

- A  Western-Inspired Candle Workshop will be held from 3 to 4p.m. for adults and grades 9 and up. The cost is $23 ($20 MassMu member). Register by March 12. The event is held at the Massillon Museum, 121 Lincoln Way East. For more information, call 330-833-4061 or visit massillonmuseum.org.