When The Nighlight Cinema in downtown Akron closed March 15, the organization had to figure out what to do next. Operating an intimate 46-seat movie theater wasn’t safe during the coronavirus pandemic. And The Nighlight always has operated as not just a place to screen independent films, but a place to bring people together.
Sometimes, you just need to get outside and take a breath of fresh air. The Mindfulness Walk at Petros Lake Park encourages parkgoers to do just that. The 1-mile trail, which opened last year, encourages visitors to practice mindfulness—the “nonjudgmental awareness that comes from paying purposeful attention to the present moment,” according to Stark County Mental Health & Addiction Recovery.
Later this month, thousands of runners will descend on Canton streets. The seventh annual Pro Football Hall of Fame Marathon is set for April 24 through 26. While the highlight of the weekend is the 13.1-mile half marathon and 26.2-mile marathon, the event offers something for everyone, from ultra athletes to kids to couch potatoes.
Tyler Miller’s favorite part of Touchdowns & Tutus is once he feels confident in his dance—to the point that he could do it in his sleep—and when he and his dance partner get to perform in front of the other contestants.
Santa will return to downtown Canton this December for the annual Light Up Downtown family celebration. This year’s event is scheduled for December 5, with the stage show beginning at 6 p.m., the fireworks going off at 6:45 p.m., and everything wrapping up at about 8:30 p.m.
Certified sommelier Wanda Haynes wants you to stop buying the same $5 bottle of wine every time you go to the grocery store. She understands that people often don’t know what to choose from the wine aisle, so they end up drinking one wine over and over and over again. But don’t worry; she’s here to help.
The North Canton Playhouse is taking a break from musicals to present a popular—and true—drama. This month, the playhouse will stage “The Diary of Anne Frank.” The play is based on the book “Anne Frank: The Diary of a Young Girl,” which has been translated into more than 70 languages.