Aug. 4

- Lights Out, a Frankie Valli and The Four Seasons Tribute band, will perform at 7:30 p.m. at the Lions Lincoln Theatre in Massillon. Reserved seats are $15 for the balcony and $20 for the main floor. Tickets can be purchased online at or by calling 800-838-3006.

- The Pro Football Hall of Fame and Stark County District Library offer the Hall of Fame Story Time with Andre Reed. The event begins at 2 p.m. at the main library, 715 Market Avenue N. Reed will be reading "Billy Buffalo’s Big Catch" by Roselyn Kasmire. This family event is free to attend and will also include football themed activities and a question and answer session with the football great. Reed was inducted into the Pro Football Hall of Fame in 2014. Registration is not required. For more information, call 330-452-0665 or visit

Aug. 5

- WWI Airplanes with Gary Spangler will be from 12 p.m. to 2 p.m. at the Massillon Museum, 121 Lincoln Way E., as part of the monthly Do the Mu workshop. Learn about WWI airplane markings and paint your own functional airplane. The event is free and no reservations are required. For more information, call 330-833-4061.

Aug. 7

- Auditions for the Massillon Museum-sponsored rendition of Sandra Perlman’s full-length play "Dear Mother and All" will be held from 5:30 until 8:30 p.m. at the Massillon Museum, 121 Lincoln Way E. The cast is comprised of 10 males and 10 females, ages 16 and older. For more information, contact Dave Harding at 330-837-1829 or email

Aug. 8

- The Hoover Historical Center is presenting Outdoor Storytelling series. Children’s librarians will share their storytelling talents on the patio adjacent to the Hoover Hall inside Walsh University’s Hoover Park at 10 a.m. Storytellers are former or current children’s librarians. Each present a unique, interactive program for children (geared for 10 years or younger) and the adults. Children must be accompanied by an adult. Light refreshments will be served after stories. For information on tours or on the storytelling event, call 330-490-7435 or email Ann Haines at

- The Ohio Small Business Development Center at Kent State University 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 Ave. NW, Jackson Township. The fee is $10 for program materials. Registration and payment must be made online at For more information, contact the SBDC at 330-244-3290 or  

- Single Seniors will hold a luncheon meeting at 1:30 p.m. at Samantha's, 4954 Portage Street. Reservations are required by calling Norma 330-452-5889 or Bernie 330-477-5325.

- A public reception will be held from 5:30 to 7:30 kick off local artist Ellsworth Smith's exhibition at the Little art Gallery. The exhibition will offer visitors a snapshot of his paintings featuring historic depictions of North Canton. Rare original cartoon strips drawn by Smith will also be featured along with archival objects from the collection of the Hoover Historical Center that feature the work of Smith in his role as Art Director of The Hoover Company. The exhibit is on display through Sept. 30. The gallery is in the North Canton Library, 185 N. Main Street.

Aug. 10

A Christian MusicFest will be held on Market Square in Downtown Canton beginning at 4 p.m. The square is on the west side of Market Avenue North between Third and Fourth streets. The event is free and attendees are encouraged to bring lawn chairs or blankets for seating. For more information, go to Facebook and search for Christian MusicFest on Market Square. WNPQ is the event media sponsor. 

Aug. 11

- Stark State College, 6200 Frank Ave. NW, Jackson Twp., will sell computer equipment, including flat screen monitors and other items, during a one-day sale open to the public from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. Prices on many items are deeply discounted. Credit cards are not accepted; cash or personal checks only. All sales are final. For more information or to purchase any items that remain after the sale, call 330-494-6170, Ext. 4514, or email A sample of inventory for sale is posted at 

Aug. 12

- Aultman College is holding an open house at 10 a.m. for anyone who wants to learn about degree programs in nursing, radiography, BSN completion and health sciences, as well as the College Credit Plus program for high school students. The event includes tours of college facilities and classrooms; the opportunity to meet with students, faculty and staff; and presentations about the new bachelor’s degrees in nursing, health care administration and health education. The application fee will be waived for anyone who applies at the open house. Reservations are required. To learn more and RSVP, visit Aultman College is next to Aultman Hospital at the corner of Dartmouth Avenue and 7th Street SW.

- MCTV, the Massillon Museum, and the Downtown Massillon Association invite families to participate in this year’s Fun Fest from 10 a.m. until 2 p.m. Admission to the family-focused event is free. There is no cost for most activities; some have a minimal charge. Social service agencies, civic groups, churches, arts organizations and businesses are invited to set up games, art projects, activities, information stations and take away items. Entertainment includes magician Randy Wiedenhammer, concertina player Mike Salvino, yo-yo star Eric Monroe, magician Kerry Kazzam and John the Juggler. Fun Fest is centered on First Street and Lincoln Way East and on the lawn of the Massillon Museum. For more information, call 330-833-4061 or visit

Aug. 17

- The First Tee of Canton celebrates 15 years of impact in Stark County, marking an important milestone for the youth development organization. First Tee will celebrate the completion of phase one of the "Beyond the Game" capital campaign and the 15th Anniversary with an open house from 2 to 7 p.m. with a presentation at 5:30 p.m. Guests will have the opportunity to tour the facilities and see the new maintenance building along with the renovated Deuble Learning Center including a new education room and renovated indoor golf space. For more information about The First Tee of Canton, visit or call 330-452-5331.

Aug. 21 

- The Lake Community Branch Library will be handing out free glasses to view the solar eclipse safely. From 12:30 p.m. to 2 p.m., visitors will receive the glasses and then head out to the garden where the eclipse will be visible. For more information about the event or to register, visit or call 330-452-0665.

Aug. 25

- Join in the fun of the Chamber Golf Par-Tee held at Tam O'Shanter Golf Course. The golf event will be a scramble format, with a shotgun start at 8 a.m. The cost is $115 per golfer and includes 18 holes of play with a cart, fun hole contests and prizes, golf course refreshments, a full lunch and a come back and play certificated for a round of 18 holes including a cart. Register online at or call 330-458-2070 for more information.

Aug. 29

- Single Seniors will host a luncheon meeting at 1 p.m. at  LaPizzaria located at 3656 Dressler Road. Reservations are required and can be made by calling Norma at 330-452-5889 or Bernie at 330-477-5325.