The Docket January 2017

Beginning/Intermediate Pottery: For 12 Wednesdays, starting January 4, beginning students will be taught the basics of hand-building and wheel-work, while intermediate students will refine their skills. Individual projects will include functional and decorative work. Glazing techniques will be taught, finished ware will be discussed, and demonstrations will be given. Bill Shearrow will be instructing the class from 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. in Room 104 at the Canton Museum of Art. All CMA pottery students are required to purchase their clay from the CMA; the cost is $40 for 25 pounds of clay and includes the cost of glazes and firing. Beginning students may purchase clay and a pottery tool kit ($13.50) from the CMA on the first day of class. The cost of the class is $120 for members and $150 for nonmembers.

Through September 15, 2017
Grand Entrance: Inaugural Pomp & Couture
This is a celebratory exhibition of our country’s inauguration festivities featuring First Ladies’ inaugural gowns and fashions throughout history. All tours are guided and are Tuesday through Saturday. For more information, call 330-452-0876.

Yoga class
January 1, 8, 15, 22, 29
Sunday Morning Yoga
Head to Royal Docks Brewing Co. for $5 yoga. Enjoy an hour-long yoga session with Yoga Plus Brew. Join Kristie and the group for an all-level yoga this Sunday morning. There is no pre-book required for this series of yoga classes. They will be on site every Sunday from 11:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m.

January 2, 4, 21, 25, 27, 29
Cleveland Cavaliers
Watch the Cleveland Cavaliers battle it out on the court. Check the site for ticket prices and tip-off times.

January 6-8, 12-15
Disney On Ice Presents Follow Your Heart
Bring your kids to Quicken Loans Arena for Disney On Ice. Enjoy the deep-sea adventure featuring Dory. There are multiple showtimes. Tickets start at $17, plus a $3 facility fee.

January 7
Friends of the Stark County District Library Book Sale
The Friends of the Stark County District Library is having a book sale from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. at the north end of the main library parking lot and in the McKinley Room in the main library. This is a bag day, which means that you can fill your first bag for $4, the second bag for $3 and all subsequent bags for $2.

January 7
Do the Mu!
Drop in at the Massillon Museum anytime between noon and 2 p.m. for an art or history workshop taught by local artists or museum staff. No registration required, and it’s free for all ages.

January 9
ConverZations—Naughty but Nice: Backstory of the Waltz
Bring your lunch and join the ConverZation on the backstory of the waltz. M.J. Albacete will be the speaker. The Canton Symphony Orchestra will provide coffee and light desserts. This event is free.

January 11
SymphonyLand: String Trio
Each trio performance is programmed around a bilingual (English/Spanish) children’s story book and features a different instrument family performing traditional orchestral repertoire. SymphonyLand performances are open to the public as well as school groups. This event is from 10 to 11 a.m. at the Zimmermann Symphony Center.

Girls (6-11) watching television on floor, elevated view

Winter Movie Night

January 13
Head to the Perry Sippo Branch Library from 6 to 9 p.m. to see “Finding Dory.” Make sure to bring a comfy chair or blankets. There will be activities before the movie. This event is in conjunction with Stark Parks.

January 13-15, 20-22, 27-29
Les Miserables: Student Edition
In 19th century France, Jean Valjean is released from years of unjust imprisonment but finds nothing but mistrust and mistreatment. He breaks his parole, initiating a lifelong struggle for redemption as he is relentlessly pursued by police inspector Javert. This school edition features actors ages 13 to 18. See it at the North Canton Playhouse. Tickets are $15. Shows are at 7:30 p.m. Fridays and Saturdays and 2:30 p.m. Sundays.

Purple Iris Flower Macro
January 17
CMA Uncorked: O’Keeffe Flower
The Canton Museum of Art artist will make painting easy and fun by instructing you step-by-step through re-creating the painting, O’Keeffe Flower. The cost is $35 and includes materials, wine and refreshments. You must be 21 or older to register. The event is from 6 to 8 p.m. at the Canton Museum of Art.

The Best of Italy Wine Review

January 17
Gervasi winemaker Andy Codispoti will share some of the best Italian wines, and Crush House chef de Cuisine Marsha Sommers will create delicious food pairings for the Best of Italy Wine Review. The event is from 7 to 9 p.m. at the Villa Grande at Gervasi Vineyard. The cost is $60.

January 18, 20, 26, 28
Cleveland Monsters
The Cleveland Monsters are at Quicken Loans Arena to play against the Rockford Icehouse and Chicago Wolves. All games start at 7 p.m. Check the site for ticket prices.

Bartender pouring wine into glass
January 19
Grape Possibilities Wine Tasting & Silent Auction
Held at the Canton Memorial Civic Center, Grape Possibilities features a selection of wines. The pre-tasting offers more exclusive wines. There also will be hors d’oeuvres and carving stations, gourmet cheeses and live music. A 50/50 drawing and a silent auction conclude the evening. The pre-tasting for platinum ticket holders starts at 5:30 p.m., and doors open at 6:30 p.m. Regular admission is $50, and platinum tickets are $75. All guests must be 21 or older to attend.

January 19
Soup at Six—Moving the president
This evening begins with a signature soup, fresh baked bread, drinks and dessert. Then sit back and enjoy Moving the President presented by Christopher Kenney, director of education at the Wm. McKinley Presidential Library & Museum. This illustrated program chronicles the history of presidential transportation. The program begins at 6 p.m. The cost is $15. Pre-paid reservations are required. Call 330-455-7043.

January 20-22, 27-29, February 3-5
See the magic come alive at the Players Guild Theatre. “Cinderella” showtimes are at 7 p.m. Fridays and 2 p.m. Saturdays and Sundays.

WWE Live!

January 22
See your favorite RAW Superstars in action live at 7 p.m. at the Canton Memorial Civic Center. WWE Universal Champion Kevin Owens, United States Champion Roman Reigns, Rusev, Seth Rollins, New Day, Enzo & Big Cass, RAW Women’s Champion Charlotte and many more are scheduled to be there. Tickets range from $15 to $100.

January 23
See your favorite RAW Superstars at 7:30 p.m. at Quicken Loans Arena. WWE Universal Champion Kevin Owens, United States Champion Roman Reigns, Rusev, Seth Rollins, New Day, Enzo & Big Cass, RAW Women’s Champion Charlotte and many more are scheduled to be there. Tickets range from $20 to $125, with an additional $3 facility fee.

January 25, 28, 31
Canton Charge
Watch as the Canton Charge takes on the Maine Red Claws, Fort Wayne Mad Ants and Raptors 905. The games are at 11 a.m. January 25 and 7 p.m. January 28 and 31 at the Canton Memorial Civic Center. Check the site for ticket prices.

January 27
Harlem Globetrotters
Bring the whole family for some fun. Enjoy lots of basketball tricks when the Harlem Globetrotters come to the Canton Memorial Civic Center at 7:30 p.m. Tickets range from $25.50 to $83.50.

American Girl Club

January 28
Children grades two through six are invited to the North Canton Public Library to enjoy crafts and more to celebrate American Girl. The event will be focused on
Samantha. The event is from 10:30 a.m. to noon.

January 28
McKinley Day
Celebrate President William McKinley’s birthday at the Wm. McKinley Presidential Library & Museum with this fun day filled with activities for the entire family. There will be an open hearth cooking demonstration, Civil War re-enactors and special shows in Discover World. There will be planetarium shows at 1 and 2 p.m. The cafe will serve lunch from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. All guests will receive the student ticket price of $7. Members are free.

January 28
MasterWorks 4: A Night in Vienna
From waltzes to polkas, this concert is sure to impress. This show will feature many works by Johann Strauss Sr. and Jr. and Josef Strauss, including Thunder and Lightning, the Jockey Polka, the Champagne Polka and Emperor Waltzes. Also included in the program is Suppé’s Pique Dame and Schubert’s Unfinished Symphony. See the performance at 8 p.m. at the Zimmermann Symphony Center.

Gymnast girl
January 28
Cirque Ziva featuring the Golden Dragon Acrobats
The Golden Dragon Acrobats have been recognized as the pre-eminent Chinese acrobatic company in the United States. They practice the rigorous art of Chinese Acrobatics. They will amaze you with acrobatic feats they perform using their bodies and simple props including everyday objects such as plates, jugs, bicycles, umbrellas and more. See them at 8 p.m. at the Akron Civic Theatre. Tickets are $17.50 or $27.50 for children and students and $25 or $35 for adults.

Where to buy

The Repository
Select Rite Aid Stores
Spee-D Foods
Buehler's Fresh Foods
Fishers Foods, including 44th Street NW, Tuscarawas St. W, Fulton Drive, Lincoln Way E. and Cleveland Ave. NW locations
Aultman Hospital Gift Shop
Mercy Medical Center Gift Shop
Gervasi Vineyard Marketplace
Carpe Diem Coffee Shop, downtown Canton and Belden Village Mall locations
News Depot
Avenue Arts Marketplace
Yum Yum Tree Alliance
Grapes in a Glass