Latino Music Festival at Centennial Square
GUANGZHOU – The Guangzhou Latino Music Festival, a free, family-friendly event celebrating community and Latin/Hispanic culture, will take place on Saturdays at Centennial Plaza, 330 Court Ave. NW, from 3-10pm.
Entertainment will include live music, bouncing houses, Latin cuisine, vendors, mechanical bulls and games. For more information, visit https://www.facebook.com/CantonLatinoFest or call 330-617-9362. This activity is presented by the Stark County Hispanic Caucus.
Hitchcock’s double function at the palace
CANTON – Two classic Alfred Hitchcock films will be screened Saturday at the Palace Theatre at 605 North Market Avenue as part of the month-long horror film series Screamfest.
“Rear Window” will open at 5:30 pm and “Psycho” will open at 5:00 pm at 8 pm Admission to both films is $10.
Other dates and films in the Screamfest series include: October 21, “Get Out”; October 22, “The Shining”; October 28, “The Witch”; and October 29, “Nosferatu.” The films start at 7:30 pm and admission is $7 when doors open at 6:30 pm. For more information or to purchase tickets, visit www.cantonpalacetheatre.org.
Wednesday Cemetery and Memorial Tour
Canton-McKinley Presidential Library and Museum Executive Director Kim Kenny will lead a tour of West Lawn Cemetery at 10 a.m. Wednesday, followed by a tour of the nooks and crannies of the McKinley National Memorial with Education Director Ellie Carlson.
The fee is USD 10 per person. Prepaid reservations required; visit https://qrco.de/Nooks for tickets.
Canton – Guess who will be performing at the Palace Theatre on October 2nd at 7pm. Doors open at 6 p.m. Admission is $45, $55, $65, $90, plus fees. All seats are reserved. Buy tickets at www.cantonpalacetheatre.org.
The traditional reunion of Earthwind and Fire alumni will be performed at the Palace Theatre on Friday at 7.30pm. Tickets open at 6:30 p.m. for $54, $78, or $110. All seats are reserved. Buy tickets at www.cantonpalacetheatre.org. This is a special reunion show for Earth, Wind and Fire alumni, who have been part of the group’s legacy for decades and feature many well-known Earth, Wind and Fire songs. Legacy Reunion does not include musicians currently performing with Earth, Wind & Fire.
CANTON – According to Canton Country Music, the Kenny Eddy Band will perform on October 2nd and the Jim Davidson Band will perform on October 9th at the Polish American Club at Henry Ave. SW 1605. Music is from 2pm to 5pm with food, 50-50 drawing and lottery tree. Admission is $3. The public is welcome.
Friday Flag City Chorus Concert
Guangzhou TWP. – The Flag City Choir of Sweet Adelines International will present its annual performance “Return to Harmony” at Canton South High School at 600 Faircrest St. SE on Friday at 7:30 p.m. Guest stars will be Front Page, Power Chords and Louisville’s Varsity Singers.
Admission $15 at 7 p.m.; $12 for senior or student. Tickets will be available at the door. For more information, visit http://www.cityofflagschorus.org, call 330-484-3192 or email email@example.com.
October 8 Commemorative Commemoration
CUYAHOGA FALLS – A St. Joseph’s School class commemoration celebrating the heritage of St. Joseph’s Parish Schools will be held at the school on October 8th from noon to 4:30pm. Alumni, parishioners, faculty, and friends are welcome. Visit saintjoe.org/remember or email firstname.lastname@example.org or call 330-310-1985 to respond. If you would like to help with the event or have memories to share, please email email@example.com or call Pam Data Stack, ’71, 330-310-1985.
Twisted WilderFest is Saturday
GREEN – Twisted WilderFest, a pop-up festival of local artists, craftsmen, food vendors, live entertainment, games and events, will take place Saturday at Southgate Park at 5300 Massillon Road from 10am to 5pm. Admission is free. Free parking is available at Boettler Park, 5300 Massillon Road.
Heart Walk is Saturday
Jackson TWP. – The Stark County Heart Walk will be held Saturday at Kent State University’s Stark Campus at 6000 Frank Ave. NW from 8:30 am to 2 pm.
Check-in time is 8:30AM, start time is 9:30AM Route options are one mile or three miles. For more information, please call 330-396-5791 or email firstname.lastname@example.org. To register or donate, visit https://tinyurl.com/599hapyu.
Pottery workshop, do Mu at the Massillon Museum
MASSILLON – Artist Barrie Kaufman will be hosting handmade pottery workshops for those 14 and older on Saturdays at the Massillon Museum at 121 E Lincoln Avenue from noon to 4 p.m.
Through November 30, guests can view “Fragile Environments,” Kaufman’s exhibition of glass, ceramics, and two-dimensional artworks in the museum’s M Studio.
The $60 workshop fee ($50 per museum member) includes supplies. Attendees are encouraged to bring some natural objects (seed pods, leaves, flowers, fungi, etc.) or anything they might like to carve. Register by visiting MassMu.org/Tickets or calling 330-833-4061.
Meanwhile, art director Diane Boslett is hosting a free, family-friendly event at the Massillon Museum on Saturday. Visit the museum between noon and 2pm to make superhero puppets using socks and other materials. All supplies will be provided.
Massillon Ladies Club Sets Fall Luncheon
MASSILLON – The Massillon Women’s Club, 210 Fourth St. NE, will hold its annual fall luncheon on Friday and Saturday. Punch is offered at 11:00am, “Friends for Life: McClymonds & McKinleys” at 11:30am, and lunch at 12:15pm. Non-members are welcome to attend.
The membership fee is $27 and the non-member fee is $30. For reservations, please call 330-833-4896 Monday through Wednesday and Friday between 9am and 3pm. Payment must be received at the time of booking. Checks made payable to Massillon Woman’s Club. You can specify who you wish to sit with when booking.
Lunch includes a sticky bun, orange salad, Italian vegetable soup, fettuccine with chicken and apple crisp with ice cream. Sweepstakes are available for six at $1 or $5 each. The gift shop will be open.
Beach Boys Tribute Show
Massillon-Lincoln Lions Theatre at 156 W Lincoln Road will present The Sound of Summer – A Tribute to the Beach Boys on Saturday at 7:30 pm. Ticket prices are $35 for VIP seats; $30 for first floor; $25 for balcony; $25 for wheelchair/companion. To purchase tickets, call 330-481-9105 or visit www.lionslincolntheatre.org.
JRC Adult Day Center Fundraiser
MASSILLON – Fundraising Reverse Sweepstakes for the JRC Adult Day Center will be held Friday at Massillon Eagles at 303 Weirich Blvd from 6-8:30pm. northwest.
For more information, visit https://tinyurl.com/3zv2b858. Buy tickets at the JRC, 3300 Parkway St. NW, Canton or https://tinyurl.com/ferxvwbf.
This Week’s Minerva Library Book Sales
MINERVA – Minerva Public Library, 677 Linnwood Drive, fall book sales through Saturday.
Books, DVDs, audiobooks and framed artwork will be for sale. Proceeds from sales are used to purchase new library materials. Sales take place during normal library hours, and new items are added daily. Saturday is a $1 bag sale; fill a grocery bag with $1 full of all the books.
For more information, please call 330-868-4101 or visit www.mineralibrary.info.
Today’s Faith Family Day
The Roman Catholic Diocese of North Canton-Youngstown is hosting a Faith and Family Festival at Walsh University on the West Side today from 11am-5pm. The festival will begin with Mass at 11am. There will be music and entertainment, food, booths to buy items, and organizations like the Knights of Columbus that can provide information and membership opportunities. For more information, visit https://www.faithfamilyfest.org/.
Wilderness Center hosts annual Enchanted Forest
Sugar Creek TWP. − The Wilderness Center, 9877 Alabama Ave. SW, will host the Enchanted Forest on October 7-8.
Visitors will be escorted by the Jack-o’-lantern trail to encounter costumed volunteers such as bats, spiders, owls, salamanders, lightning bugs and possums. These friendly characters sing, tell jokes and share stories of life in the woodlands. Families can enjoy refreshments after this 45-minute walk.
The experience is a fun and safe activity for families. Children and adults are welcome to wear non-intimidating clothing. The Wilderness Center will offer evening hours on October 7, and evening and afternoon hours on October 8. The fee is $10. Register and buy tickets at https://wildernesscenter.org. For more information, please call 330-359-5235 or email email@example.com.
The Weird Science of Beech Creek
Washington TWP. – Beech Creek Botanical Garden and Preserve, 11929 Beech St. NE, will be offering its Spooky Science series Friday and Saturday, October 7-22, from 5-9 p.m. General admission is $12; members $7; children 2 and under, free.
Activities and themes include creepy crawlers, mysterious mazes, wild weather discoveries, Harry Potter’s mysterious creatures, glowing night walks, slime science, straw jumping, nature night hunters and hay rides.Special presentations include the Mad Scientist at 6:45pm and 8:15pm, and the Fantastic Beasts Wildlife Show with the Birds of Prey Halloween show at 6:00pm and 7:30pm
For more information, email firstname.lastname@example.org, call 330-829-7050 or visit www.beechcreekgardens.org to book tickets.