- At 1 p.m., the Massillon Genealogy Society, with support from the Friends of Massillon Public Library, will host a free tour of the Rodney G. Klein Museum and Library at 22 Federal Avenue NE in Massillon. It is a one-of-a-kind museum of the stock market and financial world features artifacts from Massillonian Rodney G. Klein’s lifetime of collecting. You will see ticker-tape machines, and anything remotely related to Wall Street trading, but also an extensive art collection and thousands of books relating to economics, finance and politics. For more information, contact Sherie Brown at email@example.com or 330-832-9831, ext. 314.
- Stark Library is hosting the Stark Mini Maker Faire from 2 to 7 p.m. at the Main Library, 715 Market Ave. N., Canton. The event is free and will be included in the Canton Arts District First Friday lineup. Part science fair, part county fair and part something entirely new, Maker Faire is an award winning, family friendly event, celebrating technology, education, science, arts, crafts, engineering, food, sustainability, and more. Makers are tech enthusiasts, crafters, tinkerers, hobbyists, engineers, authors, or artists. More information is available at www.StarkLibrary.org/MakerFaire or by calling 330-452-0665. The event is free and open to the public and is appropriate for all ages.
- St. Stephen Martyr Lutheran Church, 4600 Fulton Drive NW, Jackson Township, is holding a garage sale from 9 a.m. to 8 p.m. and 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. May 5 in the Family Life Center. Proceeds benefit youth activities and mission trips. Many new and used items will be offered, including appliances, old hand tools, kid’s games, antiques and electronics.
- At 11 a.m., the Massillon Public Library, 208 Lincoln Way E, presents The Last Steel Strike. This author visit and commemoration of the 1937 deaths of striking workers will be presented by Professor Ahmed White, author of "The Last Great Strike;" poet Sue Burton; and special guest Leo Gerard of the United Steelworkers (USW). Join USW’s SOAR (Steelworkers’ Organization of Active Retirees) in a commemoration of the deaths of local workers in the 1937 "Little Steel Strike," involving 13,000 employees in Canton and Massillon. No registration is needed for the free program. For more information, call 330-832-9831, ext. 314.
- A Massillon Museum, 121 Lincoln Way E., hosts a workshop featuring fantastical plant terrariums. With guidance instructor Kat Francis, guests will create terrariums with fanciful plants from their imaginations. Drop in any time from noon to 2 p.m. No reservations are required. For more information, call 330-833-4061 or visit massillonmuseum.org.
- Join Mercy Medical Center at 6 p.m., for a free educational program presented by Steven Ochs, M.D., urologist. Ochs will discuss a minimally invasive approach to treating an enlarged prostate using the UroLift system and will be available to answer questions about this new surgical procedure. The event will be held at Mercy Health Center of Jackson, located at 7337 Caritas Circle N.W. Reservations are requested and can be made by calling 330-489-1333 or 1-800-223-8662. MAY 9
- Kale and Coronary Disease will be presented by Terry Tegtmeier, M.D., at 6 p.m. at North Canton Medical Center, Entrance A, 6046 Whipple Ave. NW. Tegtmeir will discuss how plant-based nutrition can stop or reverse coronary disease. Reservations are required by calling 234-231-9600 or sign up at www.aultman.org.
- Coping with Serious Illness: The Role of Palliative Care will be presented by Jeffery Marsh, M.D., at 6 p.m. at Aultman West, Door 3, 2051 Wales Ave. NW, Massillon. Marsh will explain how palliative care contributes to standard medical care in the treatment of serious and complex illnesses and how this type of care relates to hospice. Reservations are required by calling 234-231-9600 or sign up at www.aultman.org.
- The Massillon Public Library, 208 Lincoln Way E., presents two computer classes. At 11 a.m., during Introduction to Windows 10, attendees will be introduced to some of the names, features, and locations of various Windows 10 components. At 1 p.m., during Windows 10 File Explorer, attendees will learn how to manage files, folders and computer objects, use a USB flash drive and other external storage devices and use Quick Access with hands-on training. Familiarity with computers in necessary. Registration is required. For more information or to register, stop by or call Massillon Public Library’s Computer Center 330-832-9831, ext. 327.
- At 11 a.m., the Massillon Public Library is offering Accessing Your Library from Home. Learn to use your computer or mobile device to find, reserve, and renew materials, plus download free eBooks from the library’s website. Create a Hoopla account to stream digital movies, eBooks and music with your library card. The Overdrive and Libby apps will be demonstrated. Registration is required. For more information stop by or call 330-832-9831, ext. 327.
- Join the Aultman Women’s Board for a safari through the plains of Africa during the 2018 Angel Auction, "Splendors of the Serengeti" held at the Canton Civic Center. All proceeds from the gala will benefit the current Women’s Board pledge of $900,000 for two important hospital projects. The first raffle package features a 10-piece Yeti package including Tundra 65 and Hopper Flip 12 coolers, Colsters, Tumblers and more, paired with the "Atlas Petite" handbag and "Finley" wristlet designed by Cleveland-based Fount Leather. The second package features a Simon G 18-karat white gold pave diamond bracelet paired with a Samsung 65" Smart 4k UHD TV. Tickets for the raffle are $100 each and are limited to 125 for each package. To make a donation or for more information, visit www.aultmanangelauction.org. You can also call The Aultman Women’s Board at 330-363-6198.
- Single Seniors will meet for a luncheon meeting at 12:30 p.m. at Samantha’s, 4954 Portage St. NW. Reservations are required, and participants pay for their own meal. Call Norma 330-452-5889 or Bernie 330-477-5325.
- Between 2 and 4 p.m., the Massillon Public Library, 208 Lincoln Way E., presents a 2nd Saturday program, Make a Mother’s Day Pop-Up Card, with Artist Krystian Hall. All ages are invited to come and learn to craft a pop-up card in honor of Mother’s Day. Children under 12 must be accompanied by an adult. The program is free. For more information, call 330-832-5037 or visit www.massillonlibrary.org.
- At 2 p.m., the Massillon Public Library, 208 Lincoln Way E., is offering Computer Basics. Attendees will learn how to use a computer, then practice using a mouse and keyboard. Additionally, they will hear about the hardware and software parts of a computer system. No previous experience needed. Registration is required for this free class, held in the Library's Auditorium. For more information or to register, stop by or call 330-832-9831, ext. 327.
- Mercy Cancer Center offers a free skin cancer screening to promote prevention and early detection of the disease. Screenings will begin at 6 p.m. at Mercy Health Center of North Canton. Skin cancer screenings are free, but registration is required. To register, call 330-489-1333 or 800-223-8662. The screenings are for patients with a specific area or areas of concern and not currently under the care of a dermatologist or plastic surgeon. For more information, see cantonmercy.org.
- ABCs of Medicare will be presented by Debbie Banal at 6 p.m. Aultman West, Door 3, 2051 Wales Ave. NW, Massillon. This educational meeting will help attendees and their loved ones navigate through the Medicare network and prepare for tomorrow. Reservations are required by calling 234-231-9600 or sign up at www.aultman.org.
- Safety in Your Home will be presented by Cindy A. Marvin, transitions advisor at 6 p.m. at Aultman Transitions Center Aultman Transitions Center, located off the main lobby of Aultman Hospital, 2600 Sixth Street SW, Canton. Reservations are required and can be made by calling 234-231-9600 or sign up at www.aultman.org.
- At 5:30 p.m., the Massillon Public Library, 208 Lincoln Way E., presents Family Movie Night. The free, fun, family event, features a newly released movie shown on the library’s big screen. No registration is required, but seating is limited and offered on a first-come, first-served basis. 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. For more information, stop by or call 330-832-9831 ext. 317 or log onto the library’s website at www.massillonlibrary.org.
- Plant Perfect Diet will be presented by Adene Keller at 6 p.m. at North Canton Medical Center, Entrance A, 6046 Whipple Ave. NW. Keller will discuss the "plant perfect" diet prescribed by Dr. Caldwell Esselstyn, which is clinically proven to prevent and reverse heart disease. Reservations are required, call 234-231-9600 or sign up at www.aultman.org.
- At 2 p.m. the Massillon Public Library, 208 Lincold Way E., is offering Internet Basics. Attendees will hear an introduction to navigating the Internet and World Wide Web and an explanation and demonstration of the popular web browsers. Prerequisites: Experience using a computer mouse, keyboard, and Windows. The class is free and registration is required. For more information or to register, stop by or call 330-832-9831, ext. 327.
- Fall Prevention will be presented by Sheree Nuske, RN, at noon at Danbury Senior Center, 181 Applegrove NE, North Canton. Learn strategies to prevent falls, including home modifications and strength exercises and understand which medications may affect balance. Reservations are required and can be made by calling 234-231-9600 or sign up at www.aultman.org.
- The North Canton Garden Club annual plant sale will be held from 8 a.m. to 2 p.m. at Dogwood Park, 241 7th St NE. The club does recycle pots.
- The Belairs take the stage with their oldieOldies s show at 7:30 p.m. at the Lion’s Lincoln Theatre, 156 Lincoln Way E. Tickets are $10 and can be purchased online at www.lionslincolntheatre.org or by calling 1-800-838-3006. The Belairs are known as Northeast Ohio’s Premier Band.
- What to Expect with Normal Aging will be presented by Adam Rhodes, D.O., at 6 p.m. at Aultman West, Door 3, 2051 Wales Ave. NW, Massillon. Rhodes will explain common changes that everyone should be familiar with as they get older. He will also talk about the benefits of a healthy lifestyle to aid in successful aging. Reservations are required by calling 234-231-9600 or sign up at www.aultman.org.
- Grief for Children will be presented by Judith Smith and Christine Scott at 6 p.m. at Aultman's Transitions Center (located off the main lobby of Aultman Hospital), 2600 Sixth St. SW, Canton. The developmental stages of children and normal grief will be discussed. They will also give guidance and specific ideas for how to help children who are grieving. Reservations are required by calling 234-231-9600 or sign up at www.aultman.org.
- The Ohio Small Business Development Center (SBDC) at Kent State University at Stark is sponsoring the Understanding Fraud Prevention program from 7:30 to 10 a.m. A continental breakfast will be offered. The event is held at the Kent State at Stark Conference Center, 6000 Frank Ave. NW, Jackson Twp. The fee is $19 per person. Registration and payment must bemade online at www.cantonsbdc.org.
- Puff, Puff, Wheeze, Wheeze - I Wish I Could Breathe will be presented by Tim Larson, RT, certified asthma educator, at 6 p.m. at North Canton Medical Center, Entrance A, 6046 Whipple Ave. NW, North Canton. While there is no cure for asthma, Larson will discuss how to manage it for a normal, healthy life. Reservations are required by calling 234-231-9600 or sign up at www.aultman.org.
- ABCs of Medicare will be presented by Chuck Cheton at 6 p.m. at North Canton Medical Center at Entrance A, 6046 Whipple Ave. This educational meeting will help attendees and their loved ones navigate through the Medicare network and prepare for tomorrow. Reservations are required by calling 234-231-9600 or sign up at www.aultman.org.
- Single Seniors will meet for a luncheon meeting at 12:30 p.m. at LaPizzaria, 3656 Dressler Road. Reservations are required, and participants pay for their own meal. For reservations, call Norma at 330-452-5889 or Bernie at 330-477-5325.