Oct. 13

- The Massillon Museum’s Studio M will host a new exhibition, Sparking Creativity: An Art Teacher Invitational, from Oct. 13 through Nov. 19. The public is invited to meet the artists, view their work, and enjoy refreshments at the exhibition opening on Oct. 13 from 6 to 8 p.m. in the Fred F. Silk Community Room of the Massillon Museum. The party is free and open to all. Reservations are not required. For more information, call 330-833-4061 or massillonmuseum.org. The Massillon Museum is located at 121 Lincoln Way East (Ohio Route 172).

Oct. 14

- The North Canton Lions Club will hold a Fall Craft and Artisan Show from 9:00 a.m. to 3 p.m. at North Canton Hoover High School. There is no admission charge. 

- The 2017 Simulation Symposium, presented by Aultman College Corporate and Community Education (ACCE). Registration starts at 7 a.m., with the program running from 8 a.m. through 3 p.m. The theme of this year’s symposium is "Pathway to Preparedness" and is geared toward nursing educators who use patient simulation scenarios in collegiate and employee education. The cost for attendance is $79 and includes a continental breakfast and lunch. The program has been submitted for 6.25 Contact Hours through the Ohio Nurses Association and the American Nurses Credentialing Center’s Commission on Accreditation. To register, visit http://www.aultmancollege.edu/symposiums. For more information, contact the ACCE office at 330-363-6181 or ACCE@aultman.com.

- As part of Massillon’s annual Zombie Walk, the Massillon Public Library will host a free kids’ craft at Anderson’s in the City, 121 Lincoln Way E, from 5 to 7:30 p.m. on a first-come, first-served basis. The Zombie Walk will begin with the "Thriller" dance at First Street SE at 6 and 7:30 p.m., and also on the library front lawn at 7 p.m. The dance is presented by costumed community members in conjunction with Massillon Zombie Walk. These zombies who are taking over downtown Massillon have Hollywood-quality makeup and costumes. To see video of previous years, visit Massillonzombiewalk.com. 

- College-bound students can prep for the ACT at the Canton ACT Prep 1-Day Intensive Workshop from 8 a.m. to 2 p.m. at Aultman College, 2600 Sixth St., SW, Canton. The one-day session is packed with review and strategies for time-strapped students to achieve higher ACT scores. Area students will master testing strategies, conquer core subjects and build confidence to ace the college entrance exam and stay competitive among peers for college admission and scholarship dollars. Each workshop costs $99 and includes lunch and materials. To register or receive more information, call Laura Icardi of ACT Test Preparation at 330-722-7235, or email licardi@ActTestPrep.info. Parents and students also can check out the website atwww.ActTestPrep.info or Facebook. Financial aid is available for qualifying students.

- Join Spring Hill’s spooky walking tour of downtown Massillon to explore the silly and weird stories that litter our past. Guides help you see exactly what the world was like in the past, and let you walk in the same places as our predecessors. Tours will take place during the Zombie Walk. Tour times are 5, 7, 8 and 9 p.m. Tickets are $15 per person. Tours will start in Duncan Plaza, near the fountain, and will end at the corner of Lincoln Way E and First Street NE. Tickets can be purchased ahead of time by calling 330-833-6749. Reservations are recommended. For more information call 330-833-6749 or visit www.springhillhistorichome.org.

- Canton’s Historic Ridgewood neighborhood offers History-Mystery walking tours, led by a costumed story-teller. Tours are at 7 and 8 p.m. The cost is $20 per person, adults only. Reservations are required and can be made at www.ridgewoodghosttours.com or by calling 330-454-5233.

- Former WHLO disc jockey Todd T. Taylor sings the Million Selling Oldies from the 50s, 60s, 70s, and beyond in his one-man show at the Lions Lincoln Theatre at 7:30 p.m. All seats are reserved, and tickets are $10 each. To order tickets online, go to www.lionslincolntheatre.org or call 800-838-3006.

- Walking Tour of "The Eleven Moments in Football" will be held at 11 a.m. Arts in Stark CEO Robb Hankins will lead a tour of downtown Canton as to explore the art installations celebrating the city’s history with football. The tour starts at the "Birth of the NFL" corner of Second Street and Cleveland Avenue SW and ends at the Scrimmage exhibit at the Canton Museum of Art.

- Aultman will hold a "Walk With a Doc" special event at Arrowhead Orchard, 11724 Lisbon St., Paris Township, featuring pumpkin painting, free health screenings, fun family activities and more as Drs. Ann Bogdan and John Sutton address breast cancer for Breast Cancer Awareness Month. The event takes place from noon to 5 p.m., with a one-mile walk around the orchard at 2 p.m. Local residents and families will have the opportunity to stroll around the scenic orchard while learning about breast cancer, warning signs, risk factors, prevention and more. Attendees will also be able to paint pumpkins pink, receive free health screenings from Aultman WOW (Working on Wellness) nurses and participate in fun activities for the family. For more information, contact Erin Meek at 330-363-6025.

Oct. 17

- Balance for Seniors will be presented at North Canton Medical Center Entrance A, 6046 Whipple Ave. NW, from 6 to 7 p.m. Some may take their balance for granted, but it is a vital part of daily life. Come to learn balance-training activities and exercises to reduce the risk of falling. reservations are required. For more information or to make reservations, call 330-363-TALK (8255) or sign up online at www.aultman.org.

Oct. 18

- Abdominal Aortic Aneurysm will be presented at North Canton Medical Center from 6 to 7 p.m. Entrance A, 6046 Whipple Ave. NW. Abdominal aortic aneurysm, also known as AAA, is an enlarged area in the lower part of the aorta. Because the aorta is the body's main supplier of blood, a ruptured AAA can be life-threatening. Learn about symptoms, causes and treatment options for AAA. Reservations are required. For more information or to make reservations, call 330-363-TALK (8255) or sign up online at www.aultman.org.

- A free Microsoft Words Basics computer class will be held at 3 p.m. at the Massillon Library, 208 Lincoln Way E. participants will learn how to create and edit documents using basic formatting functions such as font size, style, and page justification, and practice the cut/copy/paste process within a document. Attendees may wish to bring their own USB flash drives if they would like to save their documents at the end of the class. Experience with a computer mouse and keyboard and the Windows operating system is needed. For more information or to register stop by or call 330-832-9831 ext. 327.

Oct. 19

- Be the Voice for Those You Love will be presented at Aultman West Aultman West, Door 3, 2021 Wales Ave. NW, Massillon, from 6 to 7 p.m. Patient rights are rules of conduct, communication and confidentiality that are meant to keep patients, and their information, safe while they are receiving care. Join in for an engaging discussion of how to advocate for a loved one’s rights as a patient. Reservations are required. For more information or to make reservations, call 330-363-TALK (8255) or sign up online at www.aultman.org.

Oct. 20

- McDonaldsville St. Paul United Methodist Church, 7641 Wales Ave. NW, Jackson Twp., will hold a Swiss steak dinner from 5 to 7 p.m. All profits go to local community outreach and mission projects. The cost is $8 for adults, $4 for children 12 and under and children under 2 are free. Call the church office one week prior to obtain tickets if your group has eight or more people and for gluten free meals. For questions, call 330-499-6971.

- Most items will go for just $1 during the Stark State College’s Dollar Sale from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. Chairs, tables, desks and more will be available; everything must go. Cash and carry. The sale will be held on the second floor of the College’s Advanced Technology Building, 6200 Frank Ave. NW. Enter through the rear door. For more information, call 330-494-6170, ext. 4514, or email surplus@starkstate.edu. 

Oct. 21

Canton’s Historic Ridgewood neighborhood offers History-Mystery walking tours, led by a costumed story-teller. Tours are at 7 and 8 p.m. The cost is $20 per person, adults only. Reservations are required and can be made at www.ridgewoodghosttours.com or by calling 330-454-5233.

- The Central Catholic Cheerleaders invite all young ladies, from preschool through sixth grade, and their father/special person to the Annual Father Daughter Dance from 6 to 8 p.m. The dance is inside the Central Catholic gymnasium and admission is $30 and $10 for each additional sibling. The purchase of professional photography packages, corsage and boutonniere packages, basket raffles and silent auction opportunities are available. The admission ticket includes appetizers and refreshments and is entered to win a special door prize. Your prettiest dress, business casual, and Sunday best are suggested for the dance. Reservations are encouraged by Oct. 10. Contact Central Catholic at 330-478-2131 for details or send reservations to 4824 Tuscarawas St W, Canton, OH, 44708.

- A pancake breakfast and health fair, with all proceeds going toward families in the Jackson Local School District in need, will be held from 8 a.m. to noon at Jackson High School commons. All tickets are sold at the door. Tickets are $5 per person and age 3 and under are free. Senior citizens are buy one get one free.

- Canton Ballet hosts "Dracula .. the Ballet" at 7:30 p.m. Oct. 21 and 22 at the Canton Palace Theatre. Admission is $21 to $25 for adults and $15 to $17 for children under 18. There is a discount for groups of 10 or more. Reserved seat tickets may be purchased in advance online at www.cantonballet.com, in person at the ballet box office in the Canton Cultural Center for the Arts, 1001 Market Ave. N., between 9 a.m. and 5 p.m. Monday through Thursday or by telephone at 330-455-7220.

- The Massillon Public Library, 208 Lincoln Way E., is hosting Halloween Hullabaloo for children in grades K-5 at 11 a.m. the Massillon Public Library. Kids can listen to slightly spooky stories, play hauntingly hilarious games, and enjoy a "booffet" of tempting treats. If you like, you can come in costume. Registration is required for the program. For more information, call 330-832-5037, stop in, or visit the website: www.massillonlibrary.org.

Oct. 23

- Walsh University welcomes former "America’s Next Top Model" contestant and nationally renowned Catholic speaker and author Leah Darrow at 7 p.m. in the Barrette Business and Community Center. This event is free and open to the public. For more information or to register, contact Walsh Coordinator of Public Events and Catholic Outreach Molly Romano at 330-490-7581.

Oct. 24

- Estate Planning will be presented at North Canton Medical Center Entrance A, 6046 Whipple Ave. NW, from 6 to 7 p.m. Learn how to protect an estate from probate, achieve objectives at death and the basic estate planning documents to provide a framework for decisions in case of incapacitation, and the transfer of assets upon death. reservations are required. For more information or to make reservations, call 330-363-TALK (8255) or sign up online at www.aultman.org.

- An evening with Daniel "Rudy" Ruettiger will be held at 6:30 p.m. at the Canton Palace Theater and will include a lively discussion, a question and answer session and a book signing. Books will be available for purchase the night of the event. Ruettiger is a former Notre Dame football player and motivational speaker. He shares his story of fierce determination, followed by a Q&A.

Oct. 25

- Mona Lisa Touch will be presented at North Canton Medical Center Entrance A, 6046 Whipple Ave. NW, from 6 to 7 p.m. Make vaginal dryness a thing of the past. A discussion of the newest treatment options for this common aliment for women during and after menopause. Refreshments will be provided. Reservations are required. For more information or to make reservations, call 330-363-TALK (8255) or sign up online at www.aultman.org.

Oct. 26

- Benign Prostatic Hyperplasia (BPH): Minimally Invasive Treatment Options will be presented at North Canton Medical Center Entrance A, 6046 Whipple Ave. NW, from 6 to 7 p.m. Looking for relief from an enlarged prostate without medication or major surgery? Join in to learn about the UroLift System, a proven approach to BPH treatment that doesn’t require ongoing medication or major surgery. Reservations are required. For more information or to make reservations, call 330-363-TALK (8255) or sign up online at www.aultman.org.

Oct. 28

Canton’s Historic Ridgewood neighborhood offers History-Mystery walking tours, led by a costumed story-teller. Tours are at 7 and 8 p.m. The cost is $20 per person, adults only. Reservations are required and can be made at www.ridgewoodghosttours.com or by calling 330-454-5233.