Peace through drumming

The North Canton Public Library is hosting Warrior Beat and a number of veterans who have found hope and healing through the organization's drum therapy program. The Drumming for Heroes fundraiser will be from 5:30-7:30 p.m. Oct. 19 at the library, 185 N. Main St. Attendees will get a chance to meet with area veterans, bid on drums and join a drum circle. For more information about the Drumming for Heroes, call Christina Weyrick at 330-499-4712, ext. 331, or email

Unity in the Community

The Unity in the Community Pancake Breakfast & Health Fair will be from 8 a.m. to noon Oct. 21.  Jackson Township comes together for breakfast of pancakes and sausage served at Jackson High School with proceeds going toward families in need in the school district. Prices are $5 a person, kids under 3 eat free and seniors get buy one get one free.

Haunted hayride

The annual Haunted Hayride in Jackson Township will be from 7-10 p.m. Oct. 21 at South Park. Take a wagon ride through a variety of scary scenes. It will get you in the Halloween spirit. The event is free but donations to Friends of Jackson Parks will be accepted.