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Western Reserve Public Media is accepting special events submissions for the History Circle’s Calendar of Events. The deadline for submissions is the 25th of each month for inclusion in the following month’s newsletter. Information can be e-mailed to or mailed to Diane Steinert, Western Reserve Public Media, 1750 Campus Center Dr., Kent, Ohio, 44240.


The Museum Collection: C. Blake McDowell, Jr. Galleries—Akron Art Museum
1 S. High St., Akron. The art displayed in the McDowell Galleries features work from the Akron Art Museum collection from 1850-1950. The galleries are currently arranged according to three themes: In a Romantic Mood: Turn of the Twentieth Century Painting; The Modernist Approach: Northeast Ohio’s Artists and Collectors; and William Sommer: Master of Ohio’s Brandywine Valley. Free admission on Thursdays. For more information, visit

Stark County in the Great War—Massillon Museum
Through Nov. 12; opening reception is June 10 from 7-9 p.m.; free admission 121 Lincoln Way E., Massillon. This exhibit commemorates the centennial of America’s involvement in World War I, featuring artifacts from the permanent collection. For more information, call 330-833-4061 or visit

A Century of Fashion by Pete Ballard—The Butler Institute of American Art
Through 2017 524 Wick Ave., Youngstown. This is an exhibition of historically accurate women’s fashion costumes modeled on specific period fashions and reproduced from fashion plates of the era, brought to life on Ballard’s dolls sculpted of papier-mache. For more information, visit

Akron History Hike—Summit County Historical Society
Tuesday, June 13, from 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. Wingfoot Lake Park, 993 Goodyear Park Blvd., Mogadore. SCHS joins Summit Metro Parks for this hike with history of Goodyear’s groundbreaking technology for WWI. For more information, call 330-535-1120.

Scandals of Hudson Walking Tour—Hudson Library & Historical Society
Wednesday, June 14, at 6:30 p.m. Explore the notorious corners of Hudson once whispered about in scandal and gossip. Weather dependent; meet at the entrance to the library. For more information, call 330-653-6658 or visit

Reflections of Italy—Western Reserve PBS
Oct. 4-13, 2017 In cooperation with Collette Tours, we are sponsoring a trip to one of the most romantic places in the world, with stops in Rome, Venice, Siena, Florence, Milan and more! For more information, call 1-800-554-4549 or visit


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