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Carryout Swiss steak dinner
BEACH CITY – Beach City American Legion Hall Post 549, 125 Third Ave. NE, will have a carryout Swiss steak dinner from 4 to 7 p.m. Saturday or until food runs out.
The meal features three-bean salad, applesauce, mashed potatoes with homemade gravy, corn, bread and dessert for $10. For more information or hall rental, call 330-340-1159.
‘Napoleon Dynamite,’ cast at Palace
CANTON – The Palace Theatre, 605 Market Ave. N, will show the movie "Napoleon Dynamite" at 6 p.m. May 22, followed by a moderated discussion with fan-favorite cast members Jon Heder (Napoleon Dynamite) and Efren Ramirez (Pedro).
Doors open at 5 p.m. Admission is $25 to $35. A limited number of VIP tickets are available for $125, which include a premium seat for the show, a signed poster, and a meet and greet with both men. The meet and greet will be pre-show. All seats are reserved.
Final weekend for 'Ghost: The Musical'
CANTON – "Ghost: The Musical," presented by the Canton Players Guild, wraps up this weekend at 7:30 p.m. Friday and Saturday and 2 p.m. May 22 on the Fry Theatre Stage, 1001 Market Ave N.
Tickets are $34 for adults, $27 for 17 and younger, and $31 for seniors. For information and tickets, call 330-453-7617 or visit https://www.playersguildtheatre.com/ghost.
Concert for First Responders
CANTON – The Concert for First Responders will be Saturday at Centennial Plaza.
The free concert features American Idol finalist and Louisville native Lauren Mascitti from 8 to 10 p.m. and the Buck Naked Band from 6 to 8 p.m.
The Concert for First Responders raises funds for emergency services departments. For more information or to donate, visit www.concertforfirstresponders.com/show.
Seat Belt Challenge is Saturday
CANTON – Preventing fatal vehicle crashes and near misses is the goal behind the 18th annual Seat Belt Challenge, taking place Saturday at the Pro Football Hall of Fame.
The event allows area teenagers to learn the importance of seat belts and responsible driving. Teens, parents and family members are invited to the free, fun event. Registration is at 9 a.m., and the event starts at 10 a.m.
Students from area high schools can compete in the Seat Belt Challenge. Each four-student team competes in a timed obstacle race, which includes buckling up in an Ohio Army National Guard Humvee and wearing "fatal vision goggles" to simulate alcohol impairment.
The Seat Belt Challenge includes other activities such as the vertical jump challenge, K9 demonstrations and free cotton candy and popcorn for participants. Q92 WDJQ radio will broadcast live. All attendees will be entered into a raffle.
Big Band dinner dance Thursday
CANTON TWP. – The 13-piece Savoy Big Band will perform jazz standards and accompany singer Peggy Coyle at Tozzi’s on 12th, 4210 12th St. NW, from 7 to 9:30 p.m. Thursday.
Admission is $15 at the door. Included with paid admission is a $5 discount on a dinner entree. Reservations are suggested; call 330-477-7515
North Canton Craft Beer Festival
GREEN – The annual North Canton Craft Beer Festival will be from 5 to 8 p.m. Saturday at the MAPS Air Museum, 2260 International Parkway.
More than 18 local breweries will be at the event. Each attendee will receive a custom sampling glass and 20 tickets for 20 tastes. Tickets are VIP, $75; pre-sale, $50; designated driver, $10. VIP ticket-holders can enter the event at 4 p.m.
For tickets, visit https://tinyurl.com/2p86ytw2. Attendees must be 21 or older.
Coin show in Hartville
HARTVILLE – More than 30 coin vendors will be at the Hartville Coin Show from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Saturday at Hartville Marketplace and Flea Market, 1289 Edison St. NW. For more information, call 330-877-9860.
Movie at amphitheater
JACKSON TWP. – The movie "Sing 2" will be shown at the Jackson Township North Park Amphitheater, 7454 Community Parkway NW at 7 p.m. Friday. Gates open at 6 p.m.
JACKSON TWP. – Jackson Township Fishing Day, for ages 15 and younger, will be from 8 to 10 a.m. May 28 at North Park Pond, 7660 Fulton Drive NW.
Register at the Jackson Township Administrative Offices from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. You may also mail to 5735 Wales Ave NW, Massillon 44646; email Courtney at firstname.lastname@example.org; or fax registration forms to the office at 330-832-5936. Registration forms must be received by 4 p.m. Friday; no registrations will be accepted on the day of the event.
Check-in will begin at 7:30 a.m. May 28 at the North Park Pavilion. The event will be held rain or shine.
Civil War Roundtable to meet
LAKE TWP. – The Stark County Civil War Roundtable will host a first-person presentation of "Jennie Wade," the only civilian killed during the Battle of Gettysburg, with Raylene Hlavaty at 7 p.m. Thursday at United Methodist Church, 3088 State St. NW.
Car show in Louisville
LOUISVILLE –The Louisville Cruise N Dine car show will be from 2 to 7 p.m. May 22 in downtown Louisville. Registration is free at the Louisville Fraternal Order of Eagles, 306 W. Main St.
The first 100 vehicles registered will receive dash plaques. Music, door prizes and food will be available.
Magnolia to flush hydrants
MAGNOLIA – The Water Department will flush hydrants this week starting Monday between 9 a.m. and 3 p.m. Residents can expect some water discoloration after the hydrants have been flushed.
Cruise-ins on Thursdays
MARLBORO TWP. – Classic Car Cruise-Ins will be held from 5 to 8 p.m. Thursdays from May 19 through Sept. 29 in the meadow at Maize Valley Winery and Craft Brewery, 6193 Edison St. NE (state Route 619).
For more information, call 330-877-8344 or visit https://www.maizevalley.com/events/.
'Public Speaking 101' at library
MASSILLON – The Massillon Public Library will host a "Public Speaking 101" class from 5:30 to 7:30 p.m. Wednesday in the main library auditorium, 208 Lincoln Way E.
Registration is required and closes at 11:59 p.m. Tuesday; visit massillonlibrary.org. For more information, contact the Technology Department at 330-832-9831 ext. 344.
Elvis tribute Saturday
MASSILLON – Lions Lincoln Theatre, 156 Lincoln Way E, will present The Ultimate Elvis Tribute, starring Mike Albert and the Big "E" Band, at 7:30 p.m. Saturday.
Tickets are VIP seating, $35; main floor, $30; balcony, $25; wheelchair/companion $25. To order tickets, call 330-481-9105 or visit https://tinyurl.com/5cr5d54c.
Youth group sets open house
MEYERS LAKE – Stark County Youth Led Prevention will host an open house from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. Saturday at Meyers Lake Village Hall, 1600 North Park Ave. NW. Community members, families and children of any age are welcome.
Stark County Youth Led Prevention is a youth-led, adult-guided leadership development group that focuses on promoting and celebrating healthy lifestyles. The open house will feature activities, food, games, raffles and information about community resources.
Youth ages 13 to 20 are welcome at group meetings from 5 to 6:30 p.m. Wednesdays at Meyers Lake Village Hall. For more information, visit www.childandadolescent.org/services/stark-county-youth-led-prevention.
Plant sale Friday and Saturday
NORTH CANTON – The North Canton Garden Club's Perennial Plant Sale will be 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. Friday and Saturday at 520 Heatherwood St. SW. Cash or check only accepted.
Drive-thru Swiss steak dinner
PIKE TWP. – Pike Grange, 1421 Battlesburg St. SE, will have a drive-thru Swiss steak dinner Saturday from 3:30 p.m. until sold out.
The meal features Swiss steak, mashed potatoes, gravy, green beans, applesauce, rhubarb sauce, bread and dessert. Cost is $14.
SUGAR CREEK TWP. – The Wilderness Center, 9877 Alabama Ave. SW, will host a free World Bee Day Celebration from 4 to 7 p.m. Friday in connection with this year’s Save Ohio Bees campaign. Save Ohio Bees is an initiative to save bees and pollinator habitats, and fund community conservation programs.
Attendees can learn how to identify Ohio's bees, how to observe and map a bee’s flight, which plants attract bees for pollination, and plant seeds to take home. Attendees can enter a raffle to win prizes. Reservations can be made by visiting https://tinyurl.com/jh2cyb8m or calling 330-359-5235.
Lions Club chicken dinner
TUSCARAWAS TWP. – The Tuslaw Lions Club will have a chicken barbecue from 4 to 6 p.m. Saturday.
The meal features chicken, sides, dessert and beverage for $12. Proceeds benefit Tuslaw Lions Club Park. Drive-thru pickup is at 2515 Manchester Ave. SW. For pre-order sales, call 330-837-8614.
This article originally appeared on The Repository: Stark County roundup: News from around the Canton region