March 2

- See if you can figure out who did it. And more importantly, why. Performances of Kill on the Hill will be held at 7 p.m. March 2-4 at the Spring Hill Historic Home in Massillon. The cost is $15 for non-members and $12 for members and tickets are available at Spring Hill. Call for reservations at 330-833-6749 for reservations. Tickets are limited. Additional information is available at www.springhillhistorichome.org.

- Kent State University at Stark Theatre will hold its first spring production March at 7:30 p.m. March 2 and 3 and at 2 p.m. March 4, with an ASL-interpreted performance. The cast of "Virtual Devotion" will take to the campus’ stage at the Fine Arts Theatre, 6000 Frank Ave. NW. Tickets for the show can be purchased online at www.kent.edu/stark/virtual-devotion, by phone at 330-244-3348 or in person at the box office in the Fine Arts lobby. Tickets are $10 for adults and $7 for senior citizens and non-KSU students. Tickets are free to all Kent State students with student IDs.  

March 3

- See if you can figure out who did it and, more importantly, why. Performances of Kill on the Hill will be held at 7 p.m. March 3 and 4 p.m. March 4 at the Spring Hill Historic Home. The cost is $15 for non-members and $12 for members and tickets are available at Spring Hill. Call for reservations at 330-833-6749 for reservations. Tickets are limited, so make your reservations now. Light refreshments will be served after the performance. Spring Hill Historic Home is located in northeast Massillon, just east of the Lake Avenue intersection with Wales Road. Additional information is available at www.springhillhistorichome.org.

- The North Canton Public Library will host its How-to Festival from 10 a.m. until 4 p.m. The festival offers 35 classes in just six hours. Each class is 30 minutes long, with as many as five intro level classes hosted in various library spaces concurrently each hour. Attendees will learn how to: improve their balance with yoga, embrace online dating, organize a community donation drive, use Lynda.com, apply eyeliner, do pet first aid, make a Lego zip line, use drumming for therapy and healing, use make-up for contouring, help homeless animals, cast to Google Home, create boho style braids, train a cat, twist balloons, use essential oils for cleaning, start garden plants, determine if a hedgehog is the right pet for their family, use an Instant Pot pressure cooker, make origami, plan for retirement, heal with juicing, draw anime, use bullet journaling for organization, style LuLaRoe clothing, plan a Disney trip, eat more cleanly, paint rocks, make a wire wrapped pendant and more. The library will provide a free brown bag lunch to the first 300 people to request them. The library’s Teen Community Service group will also host a bake sale to benefit Refuge of Hope during the event. The festival is open to everyone. Classes for both children and adults and no registration is required. For  information call 330-499-4712, ext. 331, or cweyrick@northcantonlibrary.org. 

- The Stark County District Library kicks off the gardening season with Eco-Fair from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. at the Main Library, 715 Market Ave. N., Canton. Visitors can explore a variety of exhibitors and attend free presentations on a range of topics including soil enrichment, gardening, creating pollinator habitats and more from local sustainability experts. For more information and schedule of events visit www.starklibrary.org or call 330-452-0665.

- Kent State University at Stark will host a campus preview for high school juniors, seniors and their parents. Campus tours will be held from 8 to 8:30 a.m. and depart from the lobby at Main Hall, 6000 Frank Ave. NW. The program will take place from 9 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. It will introduce prospective students to Kent State Stark’s academic programs, departments and services in an informal atmosphere to allow for questions and conversation. Attendees will meet with representatives from Kent State Stark’s Admissions, Financial Aid, Advising, Academic Support Services and Student Involvement, as well as faculty members. Attendees should RSVP by March 2 at www.kent.edu/stark/campus-preview. For more information, contact Student Services Advisor Kristin Wray at kwray1@kent.edu or 330-244-3289.

March 4

- Stark Parks' Healthy Adventures Kickoff event will allow attendees to get more information about the program, meet the leaders, meet fellow members, register for the clubs, and pick up a T-shirt. Each club will hit the trails after the event so come dressed to hike, bike, or run. The event will be held at 1 p.m. at Exploration Gateway at Sippo Lake Park, 5712 12th Street NW, Perry Twp.

March 5

- If you have never used a computer and would like help learning, the Massillon Public Library is offering an Introduction to Microsoft Windows 10 class at 2 p.m. Attendees will hear an introduction to some of the names, features, and locations of various Windows 10 components. To get the most benefit from this class, familiarity with computers in necessary. Registration is required. For more information or to register, stop by or call the Computer Center 330-832-9831, ext. 327. The library is at 208 Lincoln Way E.

- Stark Parks is offering a new citizen-scientist project, FrogWatch USA. As a trained volunteer, you will assist with identification of local frog and toad species as well as identifying their various calls. You will also monitor wetlands and record data. This two hour training module will require a frog calling identification test to complete your certification. Volunteers 18 and older are welcome. It will be held at 3 p.m. at Exploration Gateway at Sippo Lake Park, 5712 12th Street NW, Perry Twp.

- At 6 p.m., Down to Earth Yoga will be held at the Exploration Gateway at Sippo Lake Park, 5712 12th St. NW, Perry Twp. The hour-long yoga practice will leave you feeling relaxed and strong. Instructor Kim Kohler creates and environment that is judgment free and adaptable to all levels of experience. The cost is $5 per participant.

March 6                

- At 6 p.m., the Massillon Public Library, 208 Lincoln Way E., invites readers to attend its Historical Fiction Book Club as they discuss Thieving Forest by Martha Conway. The book club meets in the library’s auditorium and is free and open to the public. The library invites members of the community to read this book, and 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.  

- At 2 p.m. the Massillon Public Library, 208 Lincoln Way E., is offering a Windows 10 File Explorer class. Attendees will learn to manage files, folders, and computer objects, use a USB flash drive and other external storage devices. They will also receive hands-on help working with Quick Access. Prerequisites: Experience using a computer and accessing the internet. Registration is required for this free class. For more information or to register, stop by or call the Computer Center 330-832-9831, ext. 327.   

- Kent State at Stark is hosting an On Track to Transfer program at 3 p.m. designed for new transfer students to help them seamlessly transition to Kent State Stark’s 20 bachelor's degree programs, which can be completed entirely at the Stark Campus. Students also will learn about course equivalency, financial aid options and student support services. The Admissions team will help students navigate the transfer enrollment process. Each hour-long session takes place in the Learning Resource Center, 6000 Frank Ave. NW. Register today at www.kent.edu/stark/transfer-track.

March 9

- The Massillon Lions Club presents its 75th annual show, "Laugh-In Out Loud," an entertaining nod to the comedy and music of the 60s and 70s. Performances will be at 7 p.m. March 9, 10, 16, and 17 and 2 p.m. March 11 and 18 on the Lincoln Theatre stage, 156 Lincoln Way E. Tickets may be purchased online at www.lionslincolntheatre.org and Bill Lindsey’s Sweeper Mart, Buehler’s (Mayflower location), Emmert’s Market, Flowers by Pat, Friends and Family Credit Union (downtown Massillon location), Massillon Independent office, Massillon Senior Center, and Massillon WestStark Chamber of Commerce. They can be purchased from Massillon Lions Club members and at the door subject to availability.

- Stark County’s first-ever Early Childhood Advantage: A Symposium on School Readiness will be h eld from 7:30 a.m. to 4 p.m. at Kent State University at Stark Conference Center. The event is intended to help educators and the community explore ways to increase school readiness for the county’s youngest citizens.  The Keynote speaker will be Dr. Julian Ford. For more information, visit ecresourcecenter.org/ec-advantage or contact Kristine Filhour at 330-491- 3272 or at earlychildhoodadvantage@gmail.com.

- Lil’ Lambs Closet is holding a sale from 10 a.m. to 9 p.m. March 9 and 10 Find deals on Spring and summer clothing, infant to young adult, shoes, books, strollers, car seats, sports, bikes and much more. The sale is located at 5944 Fulton Drive NW at Church of the Lakes in Jackson Township. For more information, visit www.cotl-lillamscloset.com.

- "Shake! - Shades of Gray," an exhibition by Pawsitive Ohio to showcase the beauty of adopting a dog from your local shelter, will open at the Massillon Museum, 121 Lincoln Way E, from 6 to 8 p.m. The event is free and open to everyone with no reservations necessary. To create the paintings in the exhibit, shelter dogs were doused in safe, non-toxic paint. The colorful canvases are the result of the dogs shaking. After painting their Jackson Pollock-style works of art, the canine artists were lovingly bathed and dried. The exhibition will also include David Baio's artistic photographs of the dogs in action. The exhibit will continue through March 25. Shake! aligns with the Massillon Museum's pet membership program. For more information, visit massillonmuseum.org or call 330-833-4061.

March 10

- At 11 a.m., the Massillon Public Library's Cultural Diversity Committee will present a special program on "Physical Therapy and Fitness," with guest speaker Olivia Ramsey. During this program, attendees will learn how physical therapy strengthens older adults; the benefits of continued exercise; fall risk factors, including medications and your environment; about fall risk testing; various types of therapy and equipment, and how to obtain a referral from your doctor. For more information, call Patricia Beane at 330-833-4560 or Sherie Brown at 330-832-9831, ext. 314.  The Massillon Public Library is at 208 Lincoln Way East.

March 12

- At 2 p.m., the Massillon Public Library, 208 Lincolnn Way E, is offering Microsoft WORD 2007 Basics. Attendees will learn how to create and edit documents using basic formatting tools like font size and style, page set-up, and cut/copy/paste within a document. Prerequisites: Experience using a mouse, keyboard, and the Windows operating system. This class is free and registration is required. For more information or to register, stop by or call the Computer Center 330-832-9831, ext. 327.

- From 6 to 7:30 p.m., children are invited to come to the Massillon Public Library, 208 Lincoln Way E., and read to dog listeners. Paws to Read is a way to connect struggling readers to the benefits that trained therapy dogs can offer. Reading to and petting the dogs help 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 the free program. For more information, call 330-832-5037 or visit www.massillonlibrary.org.

March 14

- At 6 p.m., the Massillon Public Library, 208 Lincoln Way E., is offering Microsoft Office Online. Attendees will learn to work with Microsoft Word, Excel, and Outlook Online, plus receive an introduction to Microsoft’s online "Cloud" storage system, known as OneDrive. Participants will need a personal email account to register with Microsoft. This is not required if an attendee only wants to watch the presentation. Prerequisites: Experience using a computer and accessing the Internet. Registration is required for this free class. For more information or to register, stop by or call the Computer Center 330-832-9831, ext. 327.

- Hearing Loss and Solutions will be presented by Denise Testa, Au.D., CCC/A, FAAA, and Amy Yoder, MA, CCC/A, FAAA, at 6 p.m. at Aultman West, Door 3, 2051 Wales Ave. NW. They will discuss the signs, symptoms and effects of hearing conditions, as well as the latest treatment options. Reservations are required, call 234-231-9600 or sign up at www.aultman.org

March 15

- Understanding and Responding to Dementia-related Behavior will be presented by Samantha Sayre of the Alzheimer’s Association, Greater East Ohio Chapter, at 6 p.m. at Aultman West, Door 3, 2051 Wales Ave. NW. She will discuss. how to decode the behaviors of people experiencing dementia to understand their needs. Reservations are required, call 234-231-9600 or sign up at www.aultman.org.

March 16

- Kent State at Stark is hosting an On Track to Transfer program at 1 p.m. designed for new transfer students to help them seamlessly transition to Kent State Stark’s 20 bachelor's degree programs, which can be completed entirely at the Stark Campus. Students also will learn about course equivalency, financial aid options and student support services. The Admissions team will help students navigate the transfer enrollment process. Each hour-long session takes place in the Learning Resource Center, 6000 Frank Ave. NW. Register today at www.kent.edu/stark/transfer-track.

March 17

- Walsh University will host its annual International Dinner in the Auxiliary Gym in the Cecchini Family Health and Wellness Complex. Doors open at 5:30 p.m., the program will begin at 6 p.m. and dinner will be served by 6:30 p.m. Entertainment provided by Walsh’s international community will immediately follow dinner. Ticket prices are $15 per adult, $5 for students, and children under age 5 are free. Reservations must be made in advance. All tickets must be reserved and purchased through Eventbrite at www.eventbrite.com/e/walsh-university-international-dinner-2018-tickets-42543865848 or contact the Kristi Campbell at 330-490-7105 or kcampbell1@walsh.edu.

- The North Canton Lions Club will hold a Spring Craft and Artisan Show from 9 a.m. until 3 p.m. at Hoover High School. There is no admission charge. Contact Bill Humphrey at 330-497-1694 or bhumphrey5@att.net for more information.

- From 1 to 4:45 p.m., the Massillon Public Library, 208 Lincoln Way E., invites students in grades 1 to 12 to come and play the game of chess. Library staff members will be on hand to teach those who do not know how to play the game. But for those who know how to play, invite some friends and challenge them. Come anytime between 1 and 4 p.m. Kids in grades 3 or below must be accompanied by an adult. No reservations are required for this free program. For more information call 330-832-5037 or visit www.massillonlibrary.org.  

March 19

- At 2 p.m., the Massillon Public Library, 208 Lincoln Way E., is offering Basics of Digital Photo Editing. Learn digital photo editing with basic software on the Windows 10 operating system. Bring your photos on a flash drive for editing during the class. Prerequisites: Experience using a computer and accessing the Internet. Registration is required for and the class is free. For more information or to register, stop by or call 330-832-9831, ext. 327.

March 20

- At 5:30 p.m., the Massillon Public Library, 208 Lincoln Way E., presents Family Movie Night. Join in for this touching, true story of a boy with a cranial facial difference that launched a nationwide Kindness movement.  It is a free event and no registration is required, but seating is limited. The movie begins at 5:30 p.m. and the auditorium doors open at 5:15 p.m. Children under 12 must be accompanied by an adult. Free popcorn. For more information, stop by or call 330-832-9831, ext. 317, or visit www.massillonlibrary.org.

- ABCs of Medicare will be presented by Denise Fogle, AultCare’s PrimeTime Health Plan, at 6 p.m. at Aultman West, Door 3, 2051 Wales Ave. NW. Learn what individuals need to know as they approach Medicare eligibility. This educational meeting will help attendees and their loved ones navigate through the Medicare network and prepare for tomorrow. Reservations are required, call 234-231-9600 or sign up at www.aultman.org.

March 21

- At 9 a.m., the Massillon Public Library, 208 Lincoln Way E., will offer a Mouse Basics class. During this class, attendees will practice holding and moving a computer mouse. No previous computer experience is needed for this class. Registration is required and the class is free. For more information or to register, stop by or call 330-832-9831, ext. 327.

- Safety & Security at Home will be presented by Safety Specialist Charles Bell at North Canton Medical Center, 6046 Whipple Ave. NW, at 6 p.m. He will discuss important safety tips around the house. Reservations are required, call 234-231-9600 or sign up at www.aultman.org.

- "Overcoming Vice: Combating the Seven Deadly Sins Through Spiritual Practice," part of the Woolman Lecture Series with Rebecca Konyndyk DeYoung, will be held at 7:30 p.m. March 21 and March 22 at Malone University's Johnson Center for Worhip and Fine Arts, room 106. DeYoung, Professor of Philosophy at Calvin College, will present on the subjects of her two most recent books. March 21 will be The Seven Deadly Sins, Self-Examination, and Spiritual Formation and March 22 will be The Vice of Vainglory, or How to Share Your Virtue without Showing Off.

March 22

Lymphedema Management will be presented by Anna Frum, OTRL, CLT, Aultman Therapy Services, at 6 p.m. at Aultman West, Door 3, 2051 Wales Ave. NW. She will discuss the various treatment options available for individuals who are experiencing swelling in the limbs. Reservations are required, call 234-231-9600 or sign up at www.aultman.org.

March 26

- During the week of March 26, the Massillon Public Library, 208 Lincoln Way E., will host a Book Swap sponsored by the Massillon Recreation Center. Do you have some books you have already read and need to shed?  From 10 a.m. to 7 p.m. March 26, from 10 a.m. to 7 p.m. and from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. March 27, bring your gently used books inside the Second Street entrance of the Massillon Public Library and exchange for one point per book. From 5:30 to 7 p.m. March 27, you may use each of those points to redeem a free book from the hundreds that have been collected. For more information, call the library’s Reference Desk at 330-832-9831, ext. 312, or visit www.massillonlibrary.org.

March 27

- ABCs of Medicare will be presented by Debbie Banal of AultCare’s PrimeTime Health Plan at 6 p.m. at North Canton Medical Center, Entrance A, 6046 Whipple Avenue. NW. Learn what individuals need to know as they approach Medicare eligibility. This educational meeting will help attendees and their loved ones navigate through the Medicare network and prepare for tomorrow. Reservations are required, call 234-231-9600 or sign up at www.aultman.org.

- Advanced Care Planning will be presented by Jeffrey Marsh, M.D., Hospice and Compassionate Care, at 6 p.m. at Aultman Compassionate Care Center, 2821 Woodlawn Ave. NW. He will discuss how living wills and health care power of attorney help families when patients cannot speak for themselves. Reservations are required, call 234-231-9600 or sign up at www.aultman.org.

April 6

- Kent State at Stark is hosting an On Track to Transfer program at 1 p.m. designed for new transfer students to help them seamlessly transition to Kent State Stark’s 20 bachelor's degree programs, which can be completed entirely at the Stark Campus. Students also will learn about course equivalency, financial aid options and student support services. The Admissions team will help students navigate the transfer enrollment process. Each hour-long session takes place in the Learning Resource Center, 6000 Frank Ave. NW. Register today at www.kent.edu/stark/transfer-track.