March 3

- Walsh University Resident Life is sponsoring its annual Fish Fry Benefit from 4 to 7 p.m. in the Barrette Business and Community Center. Tickets are $10 for adults and $5 for children. Proceeds will go to support Walsh residential housekeeper Becky Scheibelhood in her fight against cancer. The menu includes fish or pasta with a baked potato or French fries, a choice of applesauce or coleslaw and a dinner roll. Drinks are included and desserts will be available to purchase. For more information, call Coordinator of Residential Administrative Services Kaley Smitley at 330-490-7107.

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.

- Buehler’s in Jackson Township is holding its Bridal Open House from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. at the store, 7138 Fulton Drive NW. The free open house will showcase the latest trends in food, flowers and cakes. Brides-to-be can taste free food and cake samples prepared by Buehler’s accomplished chefs and talented bakers. Brides in attendance can enter for a chance to win prizes.

- The Stark County District Library kicks off the gardening season with the debut of the new Eco-Fair at the Main Library. From 9 a.m. to 5 p.m., visitors can explore a variety of exhibitors and attend free presentations on a range of topics including raising chickens, gardening, soil enrichment, beekeeping, canning, trees and more from sustainability experts. Registration is requested for the presentations due to limited seating. For more information and a schedule contact the library at 330-452-0665. To register for a presentation, visit StarkLibrary.org/EcoFair. The Main Library is located at 715 Market Ave., Canton.

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. 

- Aultman’s Generations, the "Healthier, Together" program is hosting Generations Day at the 3 p.m. before the Canton Charge game at the Canton Civic Center. Be one of the first 40 members to respond and have the opportunity to stand on the court as the team takes the floor. In addition, one Generations member will be selected as the Charge team captain of the game and will walk the game ball to center court before tipoff. For more information, call Generations at 888-285-7746 or stop by the Generations office, off the main lobby of Aultman Hospital, by the Seventh Street entrance.

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.

- Meet Sean McCartney, the local author of "Treasure Hunters Club Series," from 6 to 7:30 p.m. The event will be held at the Plain Community Branch Library, 1803 Schneider Street NW. For more information, call 330-494-3399 or visit plain@starklibrary.org.

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.

- "How Far is That Marathon?" will be presented by Jim Chaney, executive race director of the Pro Football Hall of Fame Marathon, from 6 to 7:30 p.m. at North Canton Medical Center. Come learn more about how you can get out and run, walk, cheer or volunteer during the marathon. For more information, visit www.aultman.org.

- The Symphony Orchestra and Stark County District Library team up for the 11th year to bring back the popular musical story time,"Listen at the Library" at 10 a.m. March 7 and 9 at the Jackson Township Branch. It is a free event that combines music and story time, creating an interactive experience for children and parents. The musicians will teach the children about their instruments and demonstrate how each instrument makes different sounds. Registration is requested, but walk-ins are welcome. For more information, including location addresses, is available at www.StarkLibrary.org or by calling 330-452-0665.

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.

- Understanding After-hospital Care Options will be presented by Lynn Gastin, director of Aultman Discharge Services, from 6 to 7:30 p.m. at North Canton Medical Center. Learn the resources available for transitioning from the hospital, covering home services, skilled nursing facilities, assisted living, rehabilitation units, caregiving options and insurance rules related to these services. For more information, call 330-363-8255 or sign up at www.aultman.org.

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 10

- Lil' Lambs Closet consignment Spring Summer sale will be held from 10 a.m. to 9 p.m. March 10 and 11 at Church of the Lakes United Methodist Church, 5944 Fulton Drive NW, Jackson Twp. For more information, visit www.cotl-lillambscloset.com. All of our items are bar coded for easy check out. Credit cards are accepted for purchases over $25, cash and checks (with proper ID).

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.

- The Canal Fulton Heritage Society will be holding an Antique Appraisal Event at 10 a.m. at the Warehouse on the Canal, 239 N. Canal Street. Call 330-854-3808 for more information. 

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.

- Single Seniors will meet at 1:30 p.m. for a luncheon and meeting at Smantha's, 4954 Portage Street. Reservations are required and can be made by calling Norma at 330-452-5889 or Bernie at 330-477-5325.

- Parkinson’s Disease will be the topic presented by Ryan Drake, D.O., Neuromuscular Medicine, from 6 to 7:30 p.m. at North Canton Medical Center, 6046 Whipple Ave. NW. Join in for an update on this chronic progressive disorder of the nervous system. The talk is free. Call 330-363-8255 or sign up at www.aultman.org.

March 15

- Aultman Hospital presents "Ask a Pharmacist: Medication Adherence Strategies." The presentation will be held from 6 to 7:30 p.m. at Aultman West, 2021 Wales Avenue NW. Pharmacists will discuss how to manage the most common reasons patients do not take their medications. Bring your medications and come ready to ask a pharmacist your questions. For more information or to make reservations, call 330-363-8255 or sign up online at www.aultman.org.

- A Taste of the Wild West: Book Discussion and Food Tasting will be held from 6:30 to 7:30 p.m. at the Massillon Public Library, 208 Lincoln Way E.. Sample traditional Western and cowboy dishes while discussing the book "True Grit." The event is free to the public. Reservations are required by calling  330-832-9831, ext. 312.

March 16

- From 10:30 a.m. to noon, Plain Community Branch Library will be holding a story time and picnic at the township's Veterans Community Park for children in pre-K or younger. Bring a sack lunch and enjoy stories and activities. Drinks and a treat will be provided.

- Counting Carbs will be presented from 6 to 7:30 p.m. by Bobbie Randall, a certified diabetes educator, at Aultman West. Learn how to make sense of carbohydrate counting. Aultman West is at 2021 Wales Avenue NW. For more information or to make reservations, call 330-363-TALK (8255) or sign up online at www.aultman.org.

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.

- Community Archives Day will be held from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. St. Geroge Cultural Center, 364 First St. SE, Massillon. The event is free to the public and no reservations needed. Bring World War I photographs, journals, letters, stories, and memorabilia to be scanned, photographed and recorded for possible inclusion in the Massillon Museum’s summer exhibition. Take home original artifacts and well as copies compliments of the museum.

- Enjoy watching the original 1969 film "True Grit," starring John Wayne at 11 a.m. followed by the 2010 version with Jeff Bridges at 1 p.m. at the Massillon Public Library, 208 Lincoln Way East. This is a Massillon Public Library NEA Big Read event and is free to the public.

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.

March 22

- Finding Evidence-based Information will be presented from 6 to 7:30 p.m. at North Canton Medical center by Erin Murphy, librarian/marketing research assistant. These days, it is very easy to Google something. What causes knee pain? What are the symptoms of diabetes? Do I need to do a juice cleanse? Just because it is easy, does not mean the information is accurate. Learn how to find evidence-based information so that you can make better health decisions. For more information or to make reservations, call 330-363-8255 or sign up online at www.aultman.org.

March 25

- Wild West Terrariums Workshop with Manda’s Plant Farm will be held from 2 to 3 p.m. for adults and students in ninth grade and older at the Massillon Museum, 121 Lincoln Way E. Register by March 18 for this Museum NEA Big Read event. The cost is $30 ($27 for MassMu members. Visit www.massillonmuseum.org for more information.

March 27

- A Bone to Pick: Cowboys and Cowgirls Getting Even - Justice or Vengeance? A Discussion and Viewing of the Moral Messages in Classic Film Portrayals will be held from 7 to 8:30 p.m. at Walsh University Barrette Business and Community Center, Conference Room C, 2020 East Maple Street. A lecture by Walsh University Provost Dr. Larry Bove on the novel "True Grit," which looks at the question, "Is revenge cowboy justice?"

March 28

- The Massillon Museum Brown Bag Lunch with Mark Dawidziak: "Roughing It with Mark Twain: True Grit and the True West" will be from 12:10 to 12:50 p.m. The event is free for the public and no reservations needed. The museum is at 121 Lincoln Way E. Bring lunch or purchase one at Anderson’s in the City (lobby café). For more information, call 330-833-4061 or visit www. massillonmuseum.org.

- The ABCs of Medicare will be presented from 6 to 7:30 p.m. by Chuck Cheton, of AultCare’s PrimeTime Health Plan. The presentation will be held at North Canton Medical Center, 6046 Whipple Avenue NW. 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. For more information or to make reservations, call 330-363-8255 or sign up online at www.aultman.org.

- Single Seniors will hold a luncheon and meeting at 1 p.m. at LaPizzaria, 3656 Dressler Road. Reservations are required call Norma 330-452-5889 or Bernie 330-477-5325.

March 29

- The ABCs of Medicare will be presented from 6 to 7:30 p.m. by Denise Fogle, with AultCare’s PrimeTime Health Plan at Aultman West, 2021 Wales Avenue NW. For more information or to make reservations, call 330-363-8255 or sign up online at www.aultman.org.

- Tracks and Trails will be held from 1 to 2:30 p.m. at The Wilderness Center, 9877 Alabama Ave. SW, Wilmot. Learn how to read the signs left by wild animals, then, go out on the trail to learn about the animals of the forest. A Wilderness Center NEA Big Read event. For more information call 330-833-4061 or visit massillonmuseum.org.

- Caring for Alzheimer’s will be presented at 2:30 p.m. by Samantha Sathre, education coordinator of the Alzheimer’s Association's Greater East Ohio Chapter, at North Canton Medical Center, Entrance A, 6046 Whipple Ave. NW. Caregivers will learn to recognize common symptoms of dementia, communication techniques for caregivers and ways to access services while maintaining your health. For more information or to make reservations, call 330-363-8255 or sign up online at www.aultman.org.