Downtown Akron Events

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“The Early Childhood Effect” School Readiness Summit
John S. Knight Center
Tuesday, October 25

Masque of the Red Death Halloween Ball
Akron Civic Theatre
Saturday, October 29

Akron-Summit County Public Library
Saturday, October 29

The Main Event Speaker Series: Jamaal May
Akron-Summit County Public Library
Wednesday, November 2

Downtown News

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Emerging Leaders begin campaign for public art project in Downtown Akron

The Downtown Akron Partnership (DAP) Emerging Leaders will launch a second Kickstarter campaign on Oct. 5 for Akron Art Box, a public art project for Downtown Akron. The project will bring vibrancy and color to downtown with the installation of vinyl wraps on 10 utility boxes on Main Street, each representing a ward in Akron.  more »

Salvation Army’s famous New York Staff Band In free performance October 14

The Salvation Army of Summit County presents its world–famous New York Staff Band 7:00 p.m. Friday, October 14, 2016 at the Akron-Summit County Public Library Auditorium, 60 S. High Street, Akron.  more »

Explore ‘The Planets’ plus So Percussion on Oct. 15 at EJ Thomas Hall

Explore the mysteries of outer space and the inventiveness of percussion when Tuesday Musical and The Akron Symphony co-present “The Planets” plus So Percussion on Saturday, Oct. 15, 8 p.m., at EJ Thomas Hall.  more »

Featured Business

El Gato Taqueria

Mexican street food, including $2 “Street Tacos” and large burritos ($7). The menu boasts choices of skirt steak, chicken, chorizo (spicy sausage) and carnitas (braised pork).  more »

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