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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.


African Menagerie: The Inquisition—Canton Museum of Art
Through July 22 1001 Market Ave. N., Canton. Western Reserve PBS is proud to serve as media sponsor for this exhibition, which will let audiences discover and explore the plight of African wildlife species. For more information, call 330-453-7666 or visit

A Window into the Past: Works from the Permanent Collection—Canton Museum of Art
Through July 22 1001 Market Ave. N., Canton. Approximately 74 pieces from the museum’s permanent collection have been hand-picked for this display. What can be learned from the depictions of the past? For more information, visit

History Discussion Group—Massillon Museum
First Tuesday of every month, 10 a.m.-noon The Fred F. Silk Community Room, 121 Lincoln Way E., Massillon. This group chats casually about a pre-announced topic. The topic this month is “My Family’s Role in Building America.” For more information, call 330-833-4061 or visit

Women’s Memoir Club—Stark County District Library
Tuesday, July 3, from 11 a.m.-noon East Canton Branch, 224 N. Wood St., E. Canton. Everyone has a story to tell. Discuss how to bring your memories to life to share, save and create a family legacy. For more information, call 330-488-1501 or visit

Zoar History Camp—Zoar Historic Village
From Tuesday, July 17, at 1 p.m. to Friday, July 20, at 4 p.m. Zoar Visitor Center, 198 Main St., Zoar. Adult campers will explore life on the Ohio frontier through hands-on activities, demonstrations and storytelling from costumed historical interpreters. Camp will take place daily in Zoar on July 17-19 and at Fort Laurens on July 20. The cost is $25 per camper per day, or $85 for all four days and includes an afternoon snack. Reservations are required and can be made by calling 330-874-3011. Reservations are due by July 13.

Junior Ranger: Fossil Fun—Conservancy for Cuyahoga Valley National Park
Wednesday, July 18, from 9:30-11:30 a.m. Cuyahoga Valley National Park, Peninsula. Have you ever found a rock that looked like a strange creature? Maybe it’s a fossil from when shallow seas covered the land millions of years ago. Ages 7-12. For more information about this free event, visit

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