Featuring poet and singer Mwatabu Okantah, pianist/keyboard artist Vince Robinson, guitarist Ismail Douglass,drummer Chuck Orange, and bassist Glenn Holmes, this unique collaboration gives meaning to the old saying, "Word sounds have power!" The music is eclectic and swings from African inspired rhythms to gospel, through the blues, straight ahead jazz, p-funk into a hard driving roots reggae groove. Baba Okantah likes to say "ain't hip hop, but it's hip!" For all ages, no registration. The Concert Series is generously supported […]
Come to this new Genealogy Club, co-sponsored by the Kent Historical Society and the Kent Free Library. The club will meet the 4th Tuesday of each month with speakers, special guests, and time for sharing your own research. At ths introductory program, meet other genealogists and learn about the genealogy resources that are available to you free through the library and historical society. No registration required. For adults 18+.
The Kent State University Glauser School of Music presents a voice recital featuring alumnus Spencer Lawrence Boyd, tenor. He and Ryan McNamara will perform repertoire from throughout the ages in the intimate setting of the School's Ludwig Recital Hall. Admission is free and no reservations are required.
This is the culminating event for the Drum and Storytelling Workshop – Stories of the Luo Culture of Kenya series! Blending the traditions of Día de Muertos and Kenyan Luo Cultural celebrations of the Dead, this event will include costumes, heritage foods, music, dance, drink, honoring of our ancestors and those who have gone before - ending in a parade from Standing Rock Cultural Arts - North Water Street Gallery to the Cuyahoga River at Franklin Mills Riveredge Park where […]
Bring on the babies! This new event combines a more traditional storytime with space to play. Kick off the day with us at 10:30 for a brief, 15 minute toddler storytime then stay to play. Can't make it at 10:30? That's ok! Stop in any time during the day and play as much as you'd like. We'll also have an additional special activity planned each session at 1:30 pm. The room will be set up with toys and gross motor […]
All you care to eat for just $8! Menu includes Eggs, Home fried Potatoes, Biscuits and Sausage Gravy, Pancakes, Sausage Links, Orange juice, and Coffee. 8 am to 11 am The first Saturday of every Month!
UH Portage Medical Center will be hosting a Fall Health Screening Event featuring the following free preregistered and walk-up screenings: Preregistered screenings include: Prostate Cancer Screening, Sleep Apnea Screening, Foot Health Screening, Diabetic Foot Screening, Body Mechanics (throwing, walking/running, golf swing/readiness) Walk-up screenings include: Blood Pressure, Body Mass Index, Pre-diabetes Risk Assessment, Breast Health Education, Guy's Health Checklist, Women's Health Checklist To preregister or for more information call 330-297-2576
Haymaker Farmers' Market is a producers-only marker for the Kent-area producers of local foods and farm crafts, bringing the best food to you every week of the year! Fresh produce, baked goods, meats, eggs, cheese, preserves, honey, maple, sweet treats, fresh roasted coffee, body products, food trucks, and much more! Approximately 25-40 vendors each week with an ever changing seasonal mix of products will have something for everyone. We welcome the Ohio Direction Card and offer a $25/week Produce Perks […]
Doug Waller, Bigfoot researcher, author, and founder of the Southeastern Ohio Society for Bigfoot Investigation, shares evidence and eyewitness accounts. Doug has been researching the Bigfoot phenomenon since 2006 and has compiled his research into a collection of five books, which he will be signing and selling at the event. SOSBI was founded with the intent of providing a safe environment for Bigfoot believers and eyewitnesses to come together and discuss evidence and sightings without fear of ridicule. Come join us […]
WHO: Standing Rock Cultural Arts presents WHAT: Drumming and Nyatiti Workshop Stories of the Luo Culture of Kenya Taught by Mango Boniface of Kenge Kenge Orutu System WHEN: October 4th - October 29th Tuesdays and Thursdays, 6-8pm Oct 4, 6, 11, 13, 18, 20, 25, 27, 29 Grand Finale Performance and Parade on October 29, 8pm! -Audience participation WHERE: North Water Street Gallery 300 N. Water St., Suite J Kent, OH 44240 Registration: $10 per class. $80 for whole workshop […]