Adults

Lots of Locks: A Canal Story

Summit County Historical Society highlights the history of the Ohio and Erie Canal from its promising beginnings in 1825 to its fateful ending with the flood of 1913. Who built the canal and why was it built? What was it like living on a canal boat? These questions and more will be explored and answered.

Date: 
Thursday, August 21, 2014 - 6:30pm - 8:00pm

Metro Parks Ensemble

Free concert by the all-volunteer Summit Metro Parks Ensemble.

Date: 
Tuesday, October 7, 2014 - 7:00pm - 8:00pm

Holiday Traditions From Around the World

Join the Summit County Historical Society to learn about the various customs, history, dining pleasures, superstitions and decorations of holiday traditions from around the world. A lighted Christmas tree, "opletek", a vintage football helmet, Macy's Parade photos, music and song, a "caged wren", and much more are featured in this entertaining and informative presentation. Free!

Date: 
Wednesday, December 17, 2014 - 6:30pm - 8:00pm

The Incredible Brain

The Brain: What does it do? How do we keep it healthy? Amy Renner, Stroke Coordinator and Neuroscience Nurse Practitioner at Akron General Medical Center, shares information about the incredible brain. Presentation will be followed by a Q and A session.

Date: 
Wednesday, May 7, 2014 - 6:30pm - 7:30pm

How to Spot and Stop Scams

Chris Verich, deputy director of the Summit County Office of Consumer Affairs, explains how to spot a con artist, deal with robocalls and protect your identity. Includes information about advance fee scams, investment fraud, foreign lottery scams and other con artist favorites.
 
Date: 
Wednesday, July 2, 2014 - 7:00pm - 8:00pm

An Evening with Guitarist Tom Conner

Tom will present a collection of acoustic tunes in the finger styles of the late Chet Atkins, Merle Travis, and today's artists. There will be some oldies, a classic or two and Tom's own music.
Date: 
Tuesday, September 16, 2014 - 7:00pm - 8:00pm

Community Legal Aid

Legal Aid lawyers will provide free legal advice about: Debts/Bankruptcy/Foreclosure; Divorce/Custody/Visitation; Domestic Violence; Landlord/Tenant Issues; Expungements; Benefits and more. Call the Legal Aid Helpline at 1-800-998-9454 for more information or to register.
Date: 
Wednesday, May 21, 2014 - 4:00pm - 5:30pm

Sons of Union Veterans of the Civil War

The Sons of Union Veterans of the Civil War is a fraternal organization dedicated to preserving the history and legacy of heroes who fought and worked to save the Union. Join members for a free educational presentation.

Date: 
Tuesday, May 13, 2014 - 7:00pm - 8:00pm

Leaf & Blossom Garden Club

This club meets monthly to discuss gardening and love of flowers, to encourage conservation and civic planting, and to aid in the protection of trees, plants, and birds. Meetings are free and open to the public.
Date: 
Thursday, May 8, 2014 - 1:00pm - 3:00pm

Antiques Appraisals

Bring your favorite antique to the library and have it appraised by local expert Susan Marocchino during this popular library program. Limit two items per person. Registration is required by calling 330-928-2117. Spectators are welcome and do not need to register.

Date: 
Wednesday, August 13, 2014 - 7:00pm - 8:30pm

 

 

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