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Night at the Museum - Free Family Festival
Saturday, May 20 2017 - 7:00pm - 10:00pm


Night at the Museum is a free fun-filled family event for those who are young and young at heart! Explore an interactive archeological dig, Glow-in-the-Dark face painting, live owls, roaming entertainers, family yoga, and so much more. In conjunction with the "AVATARS: Relics from the Future" art exhibition, attendees will embark on a mystical journey through the past and future. From creative awe-inspiring relics to customized make and take totems, Night at the Museum will inspire and engage all ages. This special event will feature free activities from our friends at the Akron Zoo, Massillon Museum, Stark County Public Library, Rockstar Rock Shop, 6th Street Yoga, Wandering Aesthetics, Akron Fossils & Science Center, McKinley Presidential Library & Museum, and many more. This free event is made possible by ArtsInStark, Ohio Arts Council, Key Bank Foundation, Williams Family Dental Group, Inc., and Winick Endodontics.

Go Green First Friday: Giving Tree Art Project with Tim Carmany
June 2 2017 - 5:00pm - 8:00pm


Join us for a special Go Green First Friday event featuring local artist Tim Carmany with his free community art project “The Giving Tree,” sponsored by the Stark Recycling District. First Friday visitors of all ages are encouraged to help create a larger than life “Giving Tree” sculpture that will be on display during the Milk + Bookies Book-Raiser event happening on June 17 at CMA.

StarkFreshCanton Parks and RecreationStark Soil and Water Conservation District, and Stark Tuscarawas Wayne Recycling District will have free interactive Go Green activities for families. Gallery admission and activities are free. Cash bar is available.

Milk+Bookies Book-Raiser Event
Saturday, June 17 2017 - 10:00am - 1:00pm


Join us at the Museum when Milk and Bookies takes over for a fun-filled day of book-raising! Milk+Bookies is an event that strives to teach kids the importance of philanthropy and encourages early literacy to all who participate.

The event entry cost is one new or gently used book per child. In return, all participants will enjoy milk & cookies, book related art activities, and story time with local authors and artists. 

All books collected will be donated to local familes in need. Join us as we celebrate kids helping kids share the love of reading!

First Friday: Crafty Mart Canton
Friday, July 7 2017 - 4:00pm - 8:00pm


Crafty Mart returns to Stark County at the Canton Museum of Art this July for Canton First Friday. Admission is FREE to both the Pop Up Market and the CMA Galleries.

There will be music,a special beer tasting, a "Make It and Take It" station for the kids, lovely items made by our awesome makers, and a terrarium workshop sponsored by Every Blooming Thing Akron! More details coming soon!

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