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