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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

Antique Motorcycle Exhibit—National Packard Museum
Through May 27 1899 Mahoning Ave. NW, Warren. The museum’s 17th annual antique motorcycle exhibit serves to educate audiences about motorcycle history and to raise awareness of the significance of the motorcycle to transportation history. For more information, call 330-394-1899 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

Spring Lantern Tour—Schoenbrunn Village
Saturday, May 20, from 8-10 p.m. 1984 E. High Ave., New Philadelphia. By the glow of lantern light, explore the 1770s Moravian mission town, meet the townspeople and try your hand at butter churning, woodworking, candle-dipping and more. For more information, call 800-752-2711 or visit

Akron History Hike—Summit Metro Parks & Summit County Historical Society
Tuesdays, May 23 & 30, from 7-9 p.m. Leaders from Summit Metro Parks and the Summit County Historical Society are your guides on this tour commemorating World War I soldiers at Glendale Cemetery. Attendees will walk one mile along Mausoleum Row to the IOOF Monument and back, visiting the graves of notable veterans. Advance registration is required. Call 330-865-8065.

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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