Around Akron Calendar

Our region is bustling with myriad nonprofit organizations with fundraisers and gatherings designed to make life richer and healthier for Summit County residents. If you are a Greater Akron-area nonprofit organization that is interested in promoting your event, submit it to The Akron Foundation Community Calendar.

Race To a New Start

Where

Copley High School
3807 Ridgewood Rd.
Akron, OH 44321

When

05.12.2018

Overview

Come out for a fun-filled, family-friendly morning to support ACCESS Shelter for women and children!

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12th Annual Hope Walk

Where

Stewart's Caring Place
2295 W. Market St. Ste. R
Akron, OH 44333
http://stewartscaringplace.org

When

05.12.2018

Overview

Why do we walk? To show support for those who have been touched by cancer. Walk as an individual or gather a team.

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Small Loom Weaving on the Rigid Heddle Loom

Where

Hale Farm & Village
2686 Oak Hill Road
Peninsula, OH 44210
https://www.wrhs.org/hfv_adult_workshops_2018/

When

05.12.2018

Overview

Weaving has a rich history, and what better way to explore it than to try it for yourself?

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Walk the Talk

Where

Nathan Kreis
941 Princeton St
Akron, OH 44311

When

05.12.2018

Overview

Sign up as an individual or a team, collect pledges that will be donated to OPEN M, and then come walk and celebrate! After the 1 mile walk join us for lunch, live music, inflatables, and much more.

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"Idiot Parade" Chapbook Release Party

Where

Uncorked Wine Bar
22 N High St
Akron, OH 44308
http://akronuncorked.com/

When

05.12.2018

Overview

Come celebrate the release of AST March fellow Gabe Gott's chapbook "Idiot Parade," featuring blackout poems and traditional poems created during his fellowship.

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Party Bus to Cleveland Orchestra

Where

Buehler's River Styx
3626 Medina Road
Medina, OH 44256
http://www.ormaco.org

When

05.13.2018

Overview

Join Ohio Regional Music Arts and Cultural Outreach (ORMACO) as we travel to Severance Hall in Cleveland to experience The Cleveland Orchestra in an all Beethoven program that includes Leoniore Overture No. 3, Symphony No. 6 (Pastoral) and Symphony No. 2.

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FFA Charity Golf Tournament

Where

Firestone Country Club (North Course)
452 East Warner Rd.
Akron, OH 44319
http://www.clubcorp.com/Clubs/Firestone-Country-Club/

When

05.14.2018

Overview

Come out and support Fighting For Alyssa (FFA) on May 14th at the Firestone Country Club (North Course)!

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Senior Summit 2018

Where

Firestone CLC
470 Castle Blvd.
Akron, OH 44313
www.summitohioprobate.com/senior-summit-2018

When

05.19.2018

Overview

Join the fun at the FREE Senior Summit Expo!
For more information, go to: www.summitohioprobate.com/senior-summit-2018

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Super Science Saturday- Butterflies of Ohio

Where

Akron Fossils & Science Center
2080 S Cleveland-Massillon Rd
Copley, OH 44321
http://www.akronfossils.com

When

05.19.2018

Overview

Join us for a full day of hands-on learning and fun for the whole family! Science activities, exhibit tours, and more!

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Continuing Education Course with Conrad Teitell

Where

Hilton Akron/Fairlawn
3180 West Market St.
Akron, OH 44333
http://www.akronhilton.com/

When

05.23.2018

Overview

Join Akron Community Foundation, Cleveland Foundation and Stark Community Foundation in welcoming Conrad Teitell for a continuing education course for professional advisors.

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Cool Moves in the New Tax Climate

Where

Hilton Akron/Fairlawn
3180 West Market St.
Akron, OH 44333
http://www.akronhilton.com/

When

05.23.2018

Overview

Join Akron Community Foundation, Cleveland Foundation and Stark Community Foundation in welcoming Conrad Teitell as he presents Cool Moves In the New Tax Climate.

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2nd Annual 5K Run/1K Walk

Where

Lock 3
200 S Main Street
Akron, OH 44308
http://www.lock3live.com/

When

06.02.2018

Overview

A fitness event for the whole family. Run, walk, or watch. You can participate regardless of your fitness level.

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Jazz under the Stars-Bobby Selvaggio

Where

Uptown Park
Public Square
Medina, OH 44256
http://www.ormaco.org

When

06.02.2018

Overview

Ohio Regional Music Arts and Cultural Outreach (ORMACO) opens the eigth season of Jazz Under the Stars with Bobby Selvaggio. Director of the Jazz Studies program at Kent State University, Selvaggio is one of the leading alto saxophone voices on today's jazz scene.

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Sow & Grow Farm Festival and Plant Sale

Where

Hale Farm & Village
2686 Oak Hill Road
Peninsula, OH 44264
https://www.wrhs.org/signature-events/

When

06.09.2018Occurs every 1 day(s)

Overview

Experience the past and present farming lifestyle including draft horse demonstrations, oxen talks, wheel plowing and bee keeping. The plant sale features herbs and heirloom varieties, presented by The Citizens of Hale Auxiliary.

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Homerville All String Band

Where

Wadsworth Public Library
132 Broad St.
Wadsworth, OH 44281

When

06.10.2018

Overview

ORMACO presents the Homerville All String Band at the Wadsworth Public Library, June 10, 2pm.

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2018 Senior Health & Services Fair

Where

VANTAGE Aging (formerly Mature Services)
2279 Romig Road
Akron, OH 44320
http://vantageaging.org

When

06.13.2018

Overview

With over 600 people attending each year, the VANTAGE Aging (formerly Mature Services) Senior Health and Services Fair provides seniors with access to fresh food through the Senior Farmer’s Market Voucher Program with an on-site farmer’s market.

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Seasons of Giving

Where

Blue Heron Event Center
3227 Blue Heron Trace
Medina, OH 44256
http://www.bookblueheron.com/

When

06.14.2018

Overview

The Medina County Women's Endowment Fund of Akron Community Foundation is hosting a new event to celebrate the outstanding impact of individuals and organizations that are making a difference in the lives of women and children in Medina County.

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Opera Under the Stars: An Evening of Opera and Light Opera Favorites

Where

Uptown Park
79-89 Public Square
Medina, OH 44256

When

06.16.2018

Overview

ORMACO presents members of the Cleveland Opera Theater at Medina's Uptown Park for a free concert, June 16, 7pm.

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Spring into Summer

Where

Fox Meadow Country Club
4260 Fox Meadow Drive
Medina, OH 44256
http://www.foxmeadowcc.com/

When

06.21.2018

Overview

Join the Medina County Community Fund for our annual Spring into Summer event, which celebrates the fund's impact in the community and recognizes our 2018 grant recipients.

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Jazz Under the Stars: Ryun Louie, Percussion

Where

Uptown Park
79-89 Public Square
Medina, OH 44256

When

07.07.2018

Overview

ORMACO presents Ryun Louie at Uptown Park in Medina in a free concert, July 7, 7pm.

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Music in the Valley Folk & Wine Festival

 

Where

Hale Farm & Village
2686 Oak Hill Road
Peninsula, OH 44264
https://www.wrhs.org/signature-events/

When

07.14.2018Occurs every 1 day(s)

Overview

Tour the beautiful Hale Farm & Village grounds while enjoying the sounds of local musicians and wines from Ohio based wineries.

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15th Annual Butterfly Gala

Where

Private home
Bath, OH 44333

When

07.21.2018

Overview

Join Stewart's Caring Place for our 15th annual Butterfly Gala. Guests will enjoy cocktails, dinner, dancing, entertainment and much more! Proceeds make it possible for us to provide our services at no cost to those in need.

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Jazz Under the Stars: Joe Leaman Trio

Where

Uptown Park
79-89 Public Square
Medina, OH 44256

When

08.04.2018

Overview

ORMACO presents the Joe Leaman Trio at Uptown Park in Medina for a free concert, August 4, 7pm.

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Jazz Under the Stars: Moustache Yourself

Where

Uptown Park
79-89 Public Square
Medina, OH 44256

When

08.25.2018

Overview

ORMACO presents Moustache Yourself at Medina's Uptown Park in a free concert, August 25, 7pm

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James and Madelaine Matej MacQueen: Violin and Voice: A Romance

Where

Wadsworth Public Library
132 Broad St.
Wadsworth, OH 44281

When

09.09.2018

Overview

ORMACO presents James and Madelaine Matej MacQueen at the Wadsworth Public Library, September 9, 2pm.

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2018 Job & Career Fair for Mature Workers

Where

The Tangier
532 W Market Street
Akron, OH 44303
http://vantageaging.org

When

09.27.2018

Overview

KJ's 5k for Mental Health & Animal Rescue

Where

Portage Lakes State Park Beach
5031 Manchester Road
New Franklin, OH 44319
http://www.portagepath.org/kjs5k

When

10.06.2018

Overview

KJ's 5k raises funds for Mental Health and Animal Rescue, and raises awareness about suicide prevention, mental health resources available in Summit County, and provides a welcoming event for those experiencing mental illness to come out and enjoy a walk or run in the beautiful Portage Lakes State Park.

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Laura Varcho: Songs from the American Songbook

Where

Wadsworth Public Library
132 Broad St.
Wadsworth, OH 44281

When

10.14.2018

Overview

ORMACO presents Laura Varcho at the Wadsworth Public Library, October 14, 2pm.

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Holiday Mart by Weaver Industries, Inc.

Where

Summit County Fairgrounds Arena
229 E. Howe Road
Tallmadge, OH 44278
http://www.summitfair.com/

When

11.10.2018

Overview

Holiday Mart by Weaver Industries is an annual 2-day craft show. The proceeds from Holiday Mart benefit Weaver Industries, a non-profit organization that operates several distinct business division to provide vocational training and employment opportunities to individuals with disabilities.

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Holiday Mart by Weaver Industries

Where

Summit County Fair Grounds Arena
229 E. Howe Avenue
Tallmadge, OH 44278
http://www.summitfair.com/

When

11.11.2018

Overview

Holiday Mart by Weaver Industries is an annual craft show. The proceeds from Holiday Mart benefit Weaver Industries, a non-profit organization that operates several distinct business division to provide vocational training and employment opportunities to individuals with disabilities.

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Flutist Janet Becker: 18th Century Hits You Have Never Heard

Where

Wadsworth Public Library
132 Broad St.
Wadsworth, OH 44281

When

11.11.2018

Overview

ORMACO presents flutist Janet Becker at the Wadsworth Public Library, November 11, 2pm.

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ORMACO Annual Dinner 2018

Where

Corkscrew Saloon
811 W Liberty St.
Medina, OH 44256

When

11.15.2018

Overview

Join ORMACO on November 15, 2018 at 6:30pm as we celebrate our eighth anniversary at our annual dinner at the Corkscrew Saloon in Medina. Cost $30 per person.

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A Celtic Christmas, featuring Clash of the Tartans

Where

Wadsworth Public Library
132 Broad St.
Wadsworth, OH 44281

When

12.09.2018

Overview

ORMACO presents A Celtic Christmas, featuring Clash of the Tartans at the Wadsworth Public Library, December 9, 2pm.

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