Aug. 19, 2022

10 Years of Porchrokr

10 Years of Porchrokr

Porchrokr is Tomorrow

The PorchRokr celebrates 10 years of live music and getting out the meet your neighbors. WKSU has put out a cool guide to get the most out of the event.

Watch The Steelers Vs Browns at Canal Park

The Akron RubberDucks are holding a watch party for the Pittsburgh Steelers-Cleveland Browns Thursday night game, Sept. 22.

Gates will open at 7 p.m. Kickoff is at 8:15 p.m. at FirstEnergy Stadium in Cleveland. Fans can watch from anywhere in the Canal Park seating bowl or in the outfield grass. Concessions will be open.

Tickets for the watch party are $10 with proceeds benefiting Summa Health Foundation. Go to akronrubberducks.com or call 855-97-QUACK (855-977-8225).

Akron U Installs Nap Pods

Cause, like, you know.... I have anxiety. It's nice to see the University getting our young people ready to join the workforce. It's like a couch with a ball that you stick your head into. The nap pods were purchased by a Governor’s Emergency Education Relief Funds grant through the Ohio Department of Higher Education to support behavioral health on college campuses.

Too bad that money wasn't used to make education more affordable.

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Free Marriage Location on 9/23

A free outdoor wedding ceremony and vow renewal will be offered for Summit County residents at the Valley View Area of Cascade Valley Metro Park at 11 a.m. Friday, Sept. 23.

The Promises in the Park will be outside in a setting featuring beautiful park views or inside Himelright Lodge in the event of inclement weather. Valley View, formerly a golf course, was transformed into a park and opened in September 2021.

Couples may invite up to 10 guests to observe their nuptials. Photographs are encouraged.

Akron Municipal Court Judge Nicole Walker will officiate.

Summit Metro Parks will provide a sapling tree for each couple to plant at home in honor of their marriage. Music will also be provided for the ceremony.

One registration is required per couple. To register, visit https://bit.ly/3Axdkof.

Couples must get a marriage license from Summit County Probate Court prior to the ceremony. For information on this process, visit summitohioprobate.com.

For more information on the ceremony, contact Lisa Mansfield, the community outreach specialist for probate court, at 330-643-7346 or lmansfield@summitohioprobate.com.

Long's Shoes is Closing After 53 Years

In a Facebook post on Aug. 6, the business announced "it is with a heavy heart that we must close the doors of Long's Shoes. We have enjoyed serving you these past 53 years.

Garfield Community Learning Center Grand Opening

Akron Public Schools will hold a grand opening for the new $57 million Garfield Community Learning Center on Aug. 27.

The district will have a ribbon-cutting and offer tours of the new school in an event from 1-3 p.m. at the school, 1326 Brown Street, Akron.

Students and staff will be on-site, as well as community partners including Acme Fresh Market, FirstEnergy Corp. and Stark State College.

The school is the last in the series of full building replacements completed over the last 15 years, and will hold the combined student bodies from the former Kenmore and Garfield high schools.

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