DOWNTOWN AKRON — The League of Humane Voters will host a free seminar on lobbying for animals’ rights Sept. 23 at 2 p.m. at the Akron-Summit County Public Library Main Branch, 60 S. High St., meeting room 2AB. Organizers will focus on laws to protect animals and people and will discuss pending legislation. The event will include international conservationist Anthony Marr and vegan food. For more information, call Craig Sanders at (330) 714-3462.
SOUTH AKRON — The Tom Parker for Judge Committee will host a family-style Dog & Suds fund-raiser Sept. 29 from 4 to 7 p.m. at the Akron FOP Lodge, 2610 Ley Drive. The suggested donation is $25 for family admission. The nonalcohol event will feature inflatables and games for children, hot dogs, bratwurst and other food items. The public is invited to attend. Parker is a 27-year attorney and a candidate for Summit County Common Pleas Court judge. Call (330) 252-6401 for more information.