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  • 7 Dusty Armadillo 2015-2016 Concert Series
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Fri Nov 27 @12:00AM
Kenny Rogers @ Hard Rock Rocksino Northfield Park
Sat Nov 28 @ 7:00PM -
Uncle Kracker @ Dusty A
Sat Nov 28 @ 7:00PM - 11:00PM
Charles Kelley @ House of Blues
Thu Dec 03 @12:00AM
CMT On Tour: Suits & Boots with Brett Eldredge & Thomas Rhett @ Covelli Centre
Sat Dec 05 @ 7:00PM -
Canaan Smith @ Dusty A
Sat Dec 05 @ 8:00PM - 11:00PM
Travis Tritt @ Hard Rock Rocksino
Fri Dec 18 @ 7:30PM - 11:00PM
Randy Houser @ Akron Civic Theatre
Sat Dec 19 @12:00AM
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Fri Nov 27 @11:00AM - 01:00PM
Galehouse Tree Farm
Fri Nov 27 @10:00PM - 12:00AM
Friday Night Live @ Dusty Armadillo
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Sat Nov 28 @ 2:00PM - 04:00PM
Fred Martin Superstore

Upcoming Local Happenings

Sat Nov 14 @12:00AM
Christmas Tree Festival
Sat Nov 14 @ 8:00AM - 01:00PM
Akron Press Club Book Sale
Sat Nov 14 @ 4:00PM - 07:00PM
Copley Lions Spaghetti Dinner
Thu Nov 19 @11:30AM - 01:00PM
Canton Christian Women’s Connection Luncheon
Sat Nov 28 @ 5:00PM -
Christmas Party Fundraiser for the Akron-Canton Food Bank and Toys for Tots
Thu Dec 03 @ 4:00PM - 07:30PM
Akron Zoo Trunk Show
Sat Dec 05 @ 7:30PM - 11:00PM
Portage County Chapter #600 Parents Without Partners
Sun Dec 06 @ 4:30PM - 07:00PM
18th Annual An Evening in the Village
Sun Dec 13 @ 4:00PM - 07:00PM
An Evening with Our Family
Sat Dec 19 @12:00AM
3rd Annual Selfless Elf 5K

You didn't just get a puppy because it was painfully adorable (though that probably didn't hurt.) Turns out, pets actually make us better people. We've known for a while that pets lower blood pressure and anxiety but now we know they also help increase empathy, leadership, and social engagement.  Wanna be more charismatic? Try caring for something with paws!

While more than 20 years of science has looked at the health benefits humans reap from having a pet, including lowering blood pressure and anxiety and preventing allergies in kids, until now, not much research has been done on the impact animals have on their owners' character. This recent work found that caring for a pet increased empathy, leadership, and social engagement. "As the field of how human and animal health interact becomes more rigorous, people are starting to discover how important pets are in our lives," author Megan K. Mueller, who is a developmental psychologist and a professor at the Tufts School of Veterinary Medicine, tells Yahoo Shine.

Full article (Yahoo)