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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.


Memories of Christmas Past—Mahoning Valley Historical Society
Through Sunday, Jan. 7 The Arms Family Museum of Local History, 648 Wick Ave., Youngstown. Enjoy the 1905 Arts and Crafts mansion of Olive and Wilford Arms brimming with rare decorations including many pieces from the historical society’s collection. For more information, call 330-743-2589 or visit

Elijah Pierce: An American Journey—Canton Museum of Art
Through March 4 1001 Market Ave. N, Canton. Explore the work of self-taught folk artist Elijah Pierce (1892-1984), a prolific African American wood carver known for his brightly painted sculptural panels illustrating biblical stories, moral lessons, historical events and images from popular culture. For more information, call 330-453-7666 or visit

The Sound of Music: Broadway Series—Performing Arts Center, Kent State University at Tuscarawas
Thursday, Jan. 18, at 7 p.m. 330 University Dr. NE, New Philadelphia. Enjoy a brand new production of “The Sound of Music.” The spirited, romantic and beloved musical story of Maria and the von Trapp family will once again thrill audiences with its award-winning best score, including “My Favorite Things,” “Do-Re-Mi” and “Edelweiss.” For tickets, call 330-308-6400 or visit

McKinley Day—William McKinley Presidential Library and Museum
Saturday, Jan. 27, from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. 800 McKinley Monument Dr. NW, Canton. Celebrate President William McKinley’s birthday with funfilled activities for the entire family, including open-hearth cooking demonstration, and Civil War re-enactors. For more information, call 330-455-7043 or visit

Shen Yun—The Ohio Falun Dafa Association
Saturday, Feb. 3, and Sunday, Feb. 4 State Theater, 1519 Euclid Ave., Cleveland. Experience the divine culture of a lost world as the world’s premiere classical Chinese dance and music company brings a lost world to life with unrivaled artistic mastery. For more information, or call 888 974 3698 or visit contact

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