April '17

Spring cycling

Warmer weather means it’s time to hit the trails. Rows of bikes for sale at Ernie’s Bicycle Shop in Massillon await you.

FA Uncorked

A unique program titled “FA Uncorked” was held at the Canton Museum of Art and sparked the creative spirit in all participants. Sponsored by Canton Fine Arts Associates, “FA Uncorked” was conducted by Erica Emerson, education manager of the Canton Museum of Art. Emerson led guests with step-by-step instructions in the creation of their paintings. Wine, snacks and all painting supplies were included.

Party Gras—Party Deux

Lots of people were loud in the library at the Massillon Public Library’s “Party Gras—Part Deux,” in February. Guests enjoyed refreshments from the bayou buffet and gator bite punch bucket while listening to the Zydeco Kings and competing for prize baskets in a scavenger hunt throughout the main floor of the library.

Taste Test: Mediterranean Showdown

Get ready for some generous helpings of Greek salad, pita bread, rice and hummus—it’s About Taste Test: Mediterranean Showdown. The real winner in this taste test is Stark County because it’s home to so many delicious choices in this category.

First Taste: Lobster Louies

Lobster Louies sets out to bring the best of Maine to Ohio with its lobster rolls and tails, seafood “slidahs” and more. Dine in or catch the food truck on one of its lunch or dinner runs.

30 Faces of Leadership

They are our visionaries, our elected officials, our mentors. They lead capital campaigns, advocate for the underserved, serve on our boards and speak out against injustice. They are leaders who have served our community in countless ways, large and small, for 30 years. And much of the legacy they have created is thanks in part to Leadership Stark County.

Hidden Gem: Little Art Gallery

If you want to find The Little Art Gallery in North Canton, look behind the books. The gallery—an entrance hallway and a single room—is in the south wing of North Canton Public Library.

Culture shot: abstract art and the blind

How do you explain what abstract art looks like ... to a blind person? That’s the concept behind the latest exhibit at the Massillon Museum: Blind Spot: A Matter of Perception (through May 23). Ten abstract paintings from the museum’s collection have been made accessible to those with blindness or low vision for the first time, thanks to an inventive, multisensory experience.