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Jun 21, 2017 12:00 AM

Carlos Jones & P.L.U.S. Band play free concert at Howe Meadow

BRECKSVILLE -- Grab a blanket and a picnic dinner and come out to this national park for a free concert June 21 by reggae group Carlos Jones & the P.L.U.S. Band. The band will play at Howe Meadow, 4040 Riverview Road in Peninsula.

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Jun 21, 2017 12:00 AM

Concerts in the Metro Parks

Five July concerts are sure to delight park visitors in Munroe Falls, Norton and Akron: Friday Night Concert: Latin Jazz Orchestra -- July 7, 7 p.m., Goodyear Heights Metro Park / Main Entrance, 2077 Newton St., Akron.

Jun 14, 2017 12:00 AM

Active military, first responders get free admission to aquarium

Looking for something to do on the Fourth of July before the backyard barbecue? The Greater Cleveland Aquarium is open with free parking until 4 p.m. on July 4. The aquarium is open until 5 p.m. and the last tickets will be sold at 4 p.m.

Jun 14, 2017 12:00 AM

Year's first 'Brew at the Zoo' event set for Saturday

The Akron Zoo will host its first of three Brew at the Zoo events this year on June 17, from 6:30 to 10:30 p.m. with a 1980's theme. The zoo is offering a new VIP ticket this year with special perks.

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Muggles called to race, walk in Kent Potterfest 5K Fun Run
Jun 14, 2017 12:00 AM

Muggles called to race, walk in Kent Potterfest 5K Fun Run

The Kent Potterfest planning committee is excited to announce the addition of the "Run Like You Stole from Gringotts" 5K Fun Run to the Kent 2017 schedule of events. The race is sponsored by Marathon Financial Services (http://www.marathonfin.com/), supporter of Main Street Kent.

Active military, first responders, get free admission to Cleveland Aquarium July 4
Jun 7, 2017 3:09 PM

Active military, first responders, get free admission to Cleveland Aquarium July 4

Looking for something to do on the Fourth of July before the backyard barbecue? The Greater Cleveland Aquarium is open with free parking until 4 p.m. on July 4. The aquarium is open until 5 p.m. and the last tickets will be sold at 4 p.m.

Year's first 'Brew at the Zoo' event set for Saturday
Jun 7, 2017 2:53 PM

Year's first 'Brew at the Zoo' event set for Saturday

The Akron Zoo will host its first of three Brew at the Zoo events this year on June 17, from 6:30 to 10:30 p.m. with a 1980’s theme. The zoo is offering a new VIP ticket this year with special perks.

From Staff Reports
Jun 7, 2017 12:00 AM

Drop in for 'Drop Dead!' at Chagrin Valley Little Theater

CHAGRIN FALLS -- Drop in on Chagrin Valley Little Theatre's production of "Drop Dead!" and help solve the murder mystery.

From Staff Reports
May 24, 2017 12:00 AM

Experience Rubber City Pop Culture Fest this weekend

The first Rubber City Pop Culture Fest will be May 26-28 at the historic Goodyear Hall, 1201 Ohio 18, Akron. The group organizing the event wanted to bring a family-friendly charity driven event to the Akron area. The event is over 20 years in the making.

'Battle of the Bands' Thursday at Rocksino
May 17, 2017 3:54 PM

'Battle of the Bands' Thursday at Rocksino

Admission is free for those age 21 and older to the“Hard Rock Rising Battle of the Bands” finals at8 p.m. onMay 18.

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May 10, 2017 12:00 AM

Stow Orchestra in concert May 20

The Stow Symphony Orchestra announces its spring concert offering. Under the baton of Music Director Darrell Lee Music, the concert will be performed at the Tallmadge Alliance Church, 1155 East Ave, Tallmadge, on May 20 at 7:30 p.m. The program will feature G.F.

May 10, 2017 12:00 AM

Jazz, blues fest in Akron this summer

The Rubber City Jazz & Blues Festival will host a four-day festival from Aug. 24-27 in downtown Akron. This is the second year the festival has taken place. The festival is a free, family-friendly event that includes many well-known local and national artists sharing their talent.

May 3, 2017 12:00 AM

Arts for All fest offers 'Something to Celebrate' May 4

Organizers expect nearly 1,000 participants, with and without disabilities, at the 35th annual Arts for All Festival May 4 at the Cuyahoga County Fairgrounds (Building 23), 19201 Bagley Road in Berea. The event runs from 9:30 a.m. to 2 p.m.

'On the 20th Century' on stage for Hudson Players
May 3, 2017 12:00 AM

'On the 20th Century' on stage for Hudson Players

The 20th Century Limited was one of the most well-known trains in the world, with famous, infamous, and not-so-famous passengers intermingling with each other while basking in the lap of luxury for 16 hours between Chicago and New York City.

Omni Quartet at Christ Church Episcopal
Apr 5, 2017 12:00 AM

Omni Quartet at Christ Church Episcopal

Music from The Western Reserve is hosting The Omni Quartet April 9 at 5 p.m. at Christ Church Episcopal, 21 Aurora St. in Hudson.

Nordonia Hills Concerts sets this season's schedule
Apr 5, 2017 12:00 AM

Nordonia Hills Concerts sets this season's schedule

The Nordonia Hills Concerts Committee has set the season's program and is making a final request for donations to support this year's festivities. Although the committee accepts donations all year, donors have until April 24 to get their name in this season's program.

Akron Symphony announces season filled with visual delight
Mar 29, 2017 12:00 AM

Akron Symphony announces season filled with visual delight

The Akron Symphony Orchestra is preparing for a 2017-18 season that is filled with celebrated works, exciting discoveries and visual imagery to greatly enhance the listening experience.

Have Breakfast with the Bunny at Akron Zoo
Mar 29, 2017 12:00 AM

Have Breakfast with the Bunny at Akron Zoo

The Akron Zoo will host its annual Breakfast with the Bunny event on April 1, 2, 8, 9 and 15 starting at 8:30 a.m. The event includes a full breakfast buffet, a visit from the Easter Bunny and an outdoor egg hunt. Reservations are required and space is limited.

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Mar 22, 2017 12:00 AM

WORTH NOTING

Have 'Breakfast with the Bunny' The Akron Zoo will host its annual Breakfast with the Bunny on April 1, 2, 8, 9 and 15 starting at 8:30 a.m. The event includes a breakfast buffet, a visit from the Easter Bunny and an outdoor egg hunt. Reservations are required and space is limited.

Mar 22, 2017 12:00 AM

Celtic group The Outside Track to play in Cuyahoga Valley National Park

On March 24, Celtic group The Outside Track will play at Happy Days Lodge in Cuyahoga Valley National Park. The concert is hosted by the Conservancy for Cuyahoga Valley National Park and the National Park Service.