See & Do (February 10-19)
Bart Sullivan, 02-10-2020



Our list of things to—you guessed it—see and/or do in and around Cuyahoga Falls in the near future.

Through 3/20 – Winter Art Exhibition, Cuyahoga Valley Art Center, 2131 Front St. Avoid the chilly blues by checking out local talent and the breadth of interests they have chosen to investigate in their art. Awards reception 2/21. Visit cvartcenter.org for gallery hours.

2/10 – Cuyahoga Falls City Council Meeting, Cuyahoga Falls Natatorium, Council Chambers, 2345 Fourth Street. 6:30 pm.

2/10 – Simple Greeting Card Class, Quirk Cultural Center, 1201 Grant Ave. Looking for the perfect way to show loved ones that you’re thinking of them? This month’s class is for you. 6:30pm-8pm. Cost: Cuyahoga Falls residents, $12. Non-residents, $15. Call (330) 971-8225 to register.

2/11 – Brewing Basics, Asterisk Coffee Bar, 2101 Front St. Learn the four main variables of making a great cup of coffee as well as brewing techniques for pour-over, French press, drip, and Aeropress. Cost: $15. 6pm-7pm. Visit eventbrite.com to register.

2/12 – Board of Zoning Appeals Meeting, Cuyahoga Falls Natatorium Conference Room, 2345 Fourth Street. 6pm.

2/12 – Cooking Connections, Quirk Cultural Center, 1201 Grant Ave. Learn how to make sushi, including choosing ingredients, rolling, and cutting. 6:30pm-8pm. $25. For more information and to register, call 330-971-8425.

2/12 – Galentine’s Day Paint & Sip. The Wine Mill, 4964 Akron-Cleveland Rd., Peninsula. Bring your girlfriends and celebrate friendship with games, prizes, and painting. Cost: $20. 6pm-8pm. To purchase tickets, visit: craftswithatwist.com.

2/13 – John Markovic & Beckie Plush, Ohio Brewing Company, 2250 Front St. John Markovic headlines the night with Beckie Plush as they perform a variety of blues, classic rock, funk, & R&B. 7:30pm-10:30pm. No cover.

2/14 – Rock ‘n Roll Express, Barrio Di Mario, 2209 Front St. Rock the night away with this classic group. 9pm-1:30am. No cover.

2/14-2/16 – The Velveteen Rabbit, The Center for Arts and Music, 118 W. Market St., Akron. Follow the life of a small stuffed rabbit as it becomes real through the love of its owner. Cost: $15. Friday-Saturday, 8pm. Sunday, 2pm.

2/15 – Miniatures Paint & Take, Underhill Games, 1747 State Rd. An introductory course on miniature painting for gaming, all supplies provided. Cost: $15. 1pm-4pm.

2/15 – Dungeons & Dragons for Kids, The Malted Meeple, 53 Milford Dr., Hudson. Let your kids take on the role of a fantasy hero and help tell their own story with fellow players in this universally compelling play experience. Parent or guardian must remain at the Meeple during the event. Ages 9-15. Cost: $5. 2pm-5pm.

2/15 – Point of No Return Improv, Quirk Cultural Center, 1201 Grant Ave. Another year has passed and PNR Improv is still bringing hilarity to the Quirk Center. Watch as the group makes its way through an evening of fun with on-the-spot comedy bits from your suggestions. 7pm. Free.

2/15 – Time Machine Band, Barro di Mario, 2209 Front St. Time Machine will play the best in Classic Rock, Motown, and the 50s & 60s. 9pm-1am. No cover.

2/15 – Madison Cummins, The Wine Mill, 4964 Akron-Cleveland Rd., Peninsula. Madison Cummins will play an acoustic set of covers and her own music while guests wine and dine. 7pm. No cover.

2/15 – KSU African Ensemble, Kent Free Library, 312 W. Main St., Kent. Featuring traditional and modern drumming, dancing, and singing from various African cultural groups, the ensemble will perform and explain the history of this artform. 2pm-3pm. Free.

2/15-2/16 – Oddmall Expedition Elsewhere, Cultural Center for the Arts, 1001 Market Ave. N., Canton. The best place in the universe to nab amazing gifts for the people you love and may have forgotten about Valentine’s Day. Plus music, cosplay, and all things weird. Sat. 10am-6pm, Sun. 10am-5pm. Free. For more information, visit: oddmall.info.

2/16 – Ukulele Explosion, Akron Civic Center, 182 S. Main St., Akron. The best place to hear the ukulele is here! The Rubber City Ukes and Highland Square Ukes, along with featured guest Shelby Olive, will perform a variety of songs and musical styles on this small but mighty instrument. Cost: $12. 2:30pm. To purchase tickets, visit: akroncivic.com.

2/16 – Picture Frame Make & Take, Crafts With a Twist, 2111 3rd St. Create your own token of friendship and love using provided supplies and step-by-step instruction. Cost: $19. 4pm-6pm. Visit craftswithatwist.com to register.

2/17 – Celebrate the Arts Youth Day Camp, Quirk Cultural Center, 1201 Grant Ave. Celebrate the arts on a day off school. Kids ages 6-12 will explore different art forms such as music, culinary arts, and visual arts. Supplies, lunch, and free t-shirt included. Cost: Cuyahoga Falls residents, $25; Non-residents, $35. Call (330) 971-8425 to register.

2/18 – Cuyahoga Falls City Council Meeting, Cuyahoga Falls Natatorium, Council Chambers, 2345 Fourth Street. 6:30 pm.

2/18 – Full Circle Storytelling, The Center for Arts and Music, 118 W. Market St., Akron. Tell your own personal story based on the prompt “Just Be Yourself” or just come listen to storytellers from around the Akron and Cuyahoga Falls area. 7pm. $5 cover.

2/19 – Macrame and Brews, HiHo Brewing Company, 1707 Front St. Learn to make a macrame plant hanger. Ticket includes a plant, pot, and all the materials you need to make your hanger, along with a 10 oz. beer. $40. Visit: eventzilla.net to register.

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