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- The Canton Garden Center, 1615 Stadium Park Drive NW, Canton, presents Holly Pine Lane. Stroll through the garden center to see more than 20 holiday trees decorated by Stark County Garden Club. Santa arrives at 6:30 p.m. Nov. 16 and will be making visits throughout this free event, which is open from 10 a.m. to 8 p.m. Nov. 16, 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Nov. 17, 18 and 19. Workshops for live floral arrangements will be held during the event. For more information about Holly Pine Lane, the Evergreen Bazaar or the workshop, contact egchollypinelane@gmail.com or 300-495-4322.

Nov. 4

- Jason Petty and his band will be performing some of Hank Williams’ greatest hits at the Lions Lincoln Theatre in Massillon at 7:30 p.m. All seats are reserved and tickets are $20 for the main floor and $15 for the balcony. Tickets can be purchased by calling 800-838-3006 or online at www.lionslincolntheatre.org. The theatre is located at 156 Lincoln Way E.

- From noon to 2 p.m. make a turkey craft at the Massillon Museum, 121 Lincoln Way E. All materials, tools, and instruction are supplied at no charge. Free parking is available on adjacent streets and in nearby city lots.  For more information, call the museum at 330-833-4061 or visitmassillonmuseum.org.

- Massillon Public Library Children’s Department presents "Caroline and the War of 1812 Era: an American Girl Doll Program" at 11 a.m., for grades 3 and up. Kids are invited to bring their favorite adult and their own American Girl or other doll to learn about the War of 1812 Era and how it affected the life of the American Girl book character Caroline. There will be stories, light refreshments and attendees will learn about Caroline and her favorite pastime: decorating fabric with her lovely embroidery. The program is free. For more information or to register, call 330-832-5037 or log onto the library’s website:www.massillonlibrary.org. The library is at 208 Lincoln Way E. The Second Street entrance is handicapped accessible.

- Prominent local artists take center stage in the battle against hunger during the fifth annual Palett2Palate charity auction. Join Stark County Hunger Task Force and area artists in the Meyers Lake Ballroom for an art exhibition and live and silent auctions plus music, delicious food and craft beverages. Pre-sale at a discounted rate of $50 each (the price increases to $55 on Oct.30). Each ticket holder receives two coupons for beverages including wine and beer and will enjoy heavy appetizers by Mr. Mike’s Catering and amazing desserts courtesy of Kat’s Bake Shoppe. All proceeds benefit SCHTF and its network of more than 30 pantries throughout Stark County. For additional information or to purchase tickets, go to http://starkhunger.org/p2p/ or contact Mary Anne Schwartz at MASchwartz01@gmail.com.

Nov. 7

- The Massillon Museum history discussion session will meet from 10 a.m. until noon. Local historian Margy Vogt will pose local history questions and offer prizes for correct answers, creative attempts, and awful answers. The group meets the first Tuesday of every month from at the Fred F. Silk Community Room in the Museum’s lower level. The Museum is handicap accessible. Guests chat casually about a pre-announced topic, usually a segment of Massillon history. Coffee and Liebermann’s pastries are available for a donation. For more information, call the Museum at 330-833-4061 or visit massillonmuseum.org.

Nov. 8

- Diversity and Inclusions Symposium Part II, What Medical Team Members need to Know Integrating Faith and Culture in Healthcare, will be held beginning at 7:30 a.m. at Aultman Health Foundation's Morrow House, 2600 Sixth St. SW, Canton. Good for OT/PT/A SRT credit. For more information, call 330-363-5481.

- The Massillon Public Library, 208 Lincoln Way E, invites readers to attend an author visit with Robert J. Roman, writer of "Ohio State Football: the Forgotten Dawn." Get a signed copy for the special price of only $20 and to learn more about how this great team got started at 6 p.m. The event is free and open to the public. Reservations are suggested by calling 330-832-9831, ext. 312.

- Coping with Grief at the Holidays will be presented by Christine Scott and Judy Smith with Aultman Grief Services, at Compassionate Care Grief Center, 2821 Woodlawn Ave NW, Jackson Twp., from 1:30 to 2:30 p.m. The holidays can be difficult for people who are grieving the loss of a loved one. This presentation will focus on techniques for managing the season. For more information or to make reservations, call 330-363-TALK (8255) or sign up online at www.aultman.org.

- Lymphedema Management will be presented by Anna Frum, Aultman Therapy Services, at North Canton Medical Center from 6 to 7 p.m., Entrance A, 6046 Whipple Ave. NW, North Canton. For more information or to make reservations, call 330-363-TALK (8255) or sign up online at www.aultman.org.

Nov. 9

- Prevent and Reverse Heart Disease will be presented by Terry Tegtmeier, from 6 to 7 p.m. at Aultman West, Door 3, 2021 Wales Ave. NW, Massillon. Learn how coronary artery disease develops and how plant-based nutrition has been shown to prevent, stop and even reverse heart disease. For more information or to make reservations, call 330-363-TALK (8255) or sign up online at www.aultman.org.

- Walk a one-mile loop in downtown Canton during the November "Walk with a Doc" event. This month, Ronald Rusnak, M.D., will lead the walk, which starts at 5 p.m. at the Eric Snow YMCA in downtown Canton. Rusnak is chief medical information officer at Aultman Hospital. In case of inclement weather, the walk will move inside the YMCA. For more information on the Walk with a Doc program, visit www.walkwithadoc.org.

Nov. 10

- The 46th annual Christkindl Markt will be held Nov. 10-12 at the Canton Cultural Center for the Arts, 1001 Market Avenue N., in downtown Canton. Sponsored by the Canton Fine Arts Associates, Christkindl Markt is a juried fine arts and fine crafts show with a holiday theme. Profits benefit the Canton Museum of Art. Popular media celebrity Robin Swoboda will entertain with her special brand of humor beginning at 2 p.m. Nov. 10 in the Canton Museum of Art Conference Room. At 2 p.m., Nov. 11, Fox-8 meteorologist Andre Bernier will present his warm and witty book series, "Christmas in Pilaf."  The Markt will also feature returning favorite activities. Featured this year will be more than 100 artisans exhibiting their handcrafted fine arts and crafts. Two eateries will be available. Other new additions include visits by Santa and strolling musicians. Tickets are $7 per person; children 12 years and under are free. Parking is free. For tickets or more information, contact cantonart.org or Suzie Thomas, 330-453-7666 ext 105.

- Aultman’s Generations, the "Healthier, Together" program, is hosting a shopping trip at 8 a.m. to Grove City Premium Outlets in Grove City, Pa. This trip will allow guests to get all their Christmas shopping done in one day with more than 120 stores. Guests can shop at their own pace and enjoy the savings offered by Pennsylvania’s tax-free status on most clothing and shoes. The ticket price includes transportation from St. Michael’s Church, and lunch will be on an individual basis. The cost is $45 per person. Generations offers social activities, wellness classes and educational opportunities specifically designed for community members 50 and older and membership is free. To sign up, call 330-363-6262, toll-free at 888-285-7746 or stop by the Generations office, located off the main lobby of Aultman Hospital by the Seventh Street entrance.

Nov. 11

- The Massillon Public Library invites the public to join in for a Local Author Fair featuring Jin Stearns and Brian Ziegler from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m., 208 Lincoln Way E. This free fair allows readers to explore new authors, talk with them and peruse their books. It also provides a platform for local writers to showcase their work, connect with interested readers, and network with other area authors. For more information, call Laura Klein at 330-832-9831, ext. 319, or visit www.massillonlibrary.org.

- Stark County’s youngest and only female veteran ever inducted into the Ohio Veterans Hall of Fame will be the headline speaker at Walsh University Women’s Empowerment (WE) at 8:30 a.m. in the Barrette Business and Community Center. Cost is $25 for community members; free for Walsh students, faculty and staff. Registration is required. For more information, visit https://www.walsh.edu/4th-annual-womens-empowerment-conference or email wei@walsh.edu or agradisek@walsh.edu.

- Stark County District Library honors those who have served with a Salute to Veterans event from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. at the Main Library, 715 Market Ave. N, Canton. Visitors can explore a variety of exhibits and attend free presentations on a range of resources including programs and information about job, health and financial resources available to veterans. The event features free info sessions from agencies to connect veterans with community services. For more information, contact the Main Library at 330-452-0665 or visit StarkLibrary.org.

Nov. 14

- Ten Steps to Managing Diabetes will be presented by Liz Heiser, certified diabetes educator, from 6 to 7 p.m. at Aultman West, Door 3, 2021 Wales Ave NW, Massillon. Diabetes now affects 29 million Americans. Discover some simple steps to keep it under control. For more information or to make reservations, call 330-363-TALK (8255) or sign up online at www.aultman.org.

- From 6 to 7:30 p.m., children are invited to come and read to the wonderful assortment of dog listeners at the Massillon Public Library, 208 Lincoln Way East. Paws to Read was instituted as a way to connect struggling readers to the benefits that trained therapy dogs can offer. This program requires no registration. For more information, call 330-832-5037 or visit www.massillonlibrary.org.

- New York Times bestselling author Jay Asher will be at  the Canton Palace Theatre at 6:30 p.m. to discuss the writing process. His debut novel, "Thirteen Reasons Why," offers a realistic and at times scary look at suicide while sharing the story of Hannah, a young woman whose suicide is slowly made sense of via a series of tapes sent to a classmate. The novel became a No. 1 New York Times bestselling young-adult fiction novel and has sold more than one million copies in the U.S. It won several awards, received five stars from Teen Book Review and in 2017, was released as a successful Netflix original series. He also wrote What Light and co-authored "The Future of Us." Reserve your free seats to any of the author events at starklibrary.org/SpeakingofBooks.

- The Ohio Small Business Development Center at Kent State University at Stark will present Terminating with a Cause with Elizabeth Crosby, who is a partner at Buckley King in Cleveland. This seminar will cover ways to assist in learning the warning signs that it’s time to fire and taking the steps necessary to protect your business. A continental breakfast will be offered at 7:30 a.m. and the seminar will take place from 8 to 9:30 a.m. at the Kent State at Stark Conference Center, 6000 Frank Ave. NW, Jackson Township. Registration for this event is $12 per person and payment must be made online at www.cantonsbdc.org. For more information, call 330-244-3290 or infor@cantonsbdc.org. 

- Single Seniors will hold a luncheon meeting at 1 p.m. at Samantha's, 4954 Portage Street. Participants pay for own meal. For reservations call Norma 330-452-5889  or Bernie 330-477-5325.

Nov. 15

- Lung Cancer Treatment Strategies will be presented from 6 to 7 p.m. by Raza A. Khan, oncologist, and Suzanne Labuda, lung cancer navigator, at North Canton Medical Center, Entrance A, 6046 Whipple Ave. NW. November is lung cancer awareness month, so this is a great time to learn about the current recommendations for low-dose CT screening, as well as up-to-date information on lung cancer incidence, prevention and treatment strategies. For more information or to make reservations, call 330-363-TALK (8255) or sign up online at www.aultman.org.

Nov. 16

- Fibromyalgia will be presented by Mark Pellegrino, physical medicine and rehabilitation specialist, at Aultman West Door 3, 2021 Wales Ave. NW, Massillon, from 6 to 7 p.m. Fibromyalgia is characterized by widespread muscle aches, sleep disorders and fatigue. Learn ways to live with this debilitating condition. For more information or to make reservations, call 330-363-TALK (8255) or sign up online at www.aultman.org.