Councilman Russ Neal and the City of Akron are presenting a free concert at Forest Lodge Park, 260 Greenwood Ave., on Friday, August 24. The NEO Jazz Orchestra will perform from 7 to 9 pm. The NEO Jazz Orchestra is an 18-piece "Big Band" that plays all styles of jazz, from the swing time greats of the 40s and 50s to today's top artists. Everyone in Akron is invited to bring blankets an lawn chairs to the free concert. Refreshments will be available for purchase.