Let the Games Begin: A Celebration of Sport and Story
Children of all ages are invited to an animated Drive-in Movie on Saturday, June 18, from 10:00-11:30 a.m., in Rodman Auditorium. Visit Sahara Square and frigid Tundratown where animals from every environment live together. But when optimistic Officer Judy Hopps arrives, she discovers that being the first bunny on a police force of big, tough animals isn't so easy. Determined to prove herself, she jumps at the opportunity to crack a case, even if it means partnering with a fast-talking, scam-artist fox, Nick Wilde.You may bring your own blanket or previously made cardboard box car.
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Children of all ages are invited to an animated Drive-in Movie on Saturday, July 2, from 10:00-11:30 a.m., in Rodman Auditorium. Continuing his legendary adventures of awesomeness, in this third feature, our panda hero must face two hugely epic, but different threats, one supernatural and the other a little closer to his home. You may bring your own blanket or previously made cardboard box car. Children of all ages are invited—under 10 years of age must be accompanied by an adult. No registration is needed. Rated PG.Call 330-821-2665, ext 223, for more information. (created 4-21-16 jm)
Creating a backyard filled with wildlife can be easy. Lynette Reiner, Science Director at the McKinley Presidential Library and Museum, will be talking about what plants will attract butterflies and birds to your backyard on Monday, May 2, from 7 to 8 p.m., in Rodman Main Auditorium. Reiner graduated from Miami University in Oxford, Ohio, with a master’s degree in Zoology, and from the University of Akron with a double major of Comprehensive Social Studies and Interdisciplinary Anthropology. She was an intern at the Summit County Historical Society in Akron, Ohio, where she worked on preservation and archiving artifacts, plus interned at the Jewish Community Center in Akron, Ohio, teaching history and religion. Reiner was an active volunteer at the Akron Zoo in animal interpretation and care. She participated at the Fort Laurens Flux Gate Dig with the Ohio Historical Society, and worked in the field of science at Inventure Place in Akron, Ohio.