Calendar – Week 1 (November 1-7)

Tuesday 1

Blanket Drive, Our Lady of Hungary, St. Stephen of Hungary, and SS. Peter and Paul Croatian Church in Youngstown. Donate new blankets of any size and color through Oct. 1.

Weekly: Warren Children’s Group, 5000 E. Market St., Suite 19, Warren; for more information, an interview and registration, call Kim Calhoun at the Hospice of the Valley at 330-788-1992 or 800-640-5180. The group meets each Tuesday. Call for times.

Campus Flu Shots, Student Health Clinic, Kilcawley Residence Hall, YSU Campus, One University Plaza, Youngstown; 330-941-3489. 8:30 a.m.-1 p.m.

Design Review Committee Meeting, City Council Caucus Room, 6th Floor, City Hall Building, Youngstown; for more information e-mail Jamille Murphy at jmurphy@CityofYoungstownOH.com. The agenda regards the installation of a bike rack. 9 a.m.

Yoga in the Gardens, Fellows Riverside Gardens, 123 McKinley Ave., Mill Creek MetroParks, Youngstown; 330-740-7116. A blend of yoga styles is featured. Bring a mat and small blanket. Classes are outdoors, weather permitting. Held each Tuesday and Thursday. 9:30-11 a.m. or 5:30- 7 p.m. (both days). $10.

Alzheimer’s Association Caregiver Support Group Meetings, Senior Center of Mahoning County, 1110 Fifth Ave., Youngstown; for information call the Association at 330-650-0552 or 1-800-272-3900. Held each month. 10 a.m.

Fun Time for 4s and 5s, Public Library, Boardman Branch, 7680 Glenwood Ave., Boardman; 330-758-1414 or for more information call the Main Library at 330-744-8636. Children ages 4-5 will participate in this reading program that features developmentally appropriate books, songs, rhymes, finger plays and more. 10 a.m

Docent Classes, Butler Institute of American Art, 524 Wick Ave., Youngstown; 330-743-1711. Anyone interested in learning about art and willing to share time and knowledge with museum visitors is qualified. To register call Carole O’Brien at 330-743-1711, ext. 114 or e-mail c_obrien@butlerart.com. Classes are held each Tuesday and Thursday through March. 10 a.m.-noon.

Time for Tots, Warren-Trumbull County Public Library, Cortland Branch, 212 North High St., Cortland; 330-638-6335. A developmentally appropriate storytime for children ages 24-35 months. Each Tuesday through Nov. 29. Call to register. 11 a.m.

Weekly: Job Training Information, Mahoning Senior Center, 1110 Fifth Ave., Youngstown; 330-782-0978. A representative from Senior Employment Center will be on hand every Tuesday. 11:30 a.m.-1 p.m.

Lupus Support Group Meeting, Oakhill Renaissance Center, 345 Oakhill Ave., Youngstown; for more information call Patricia Phillips at the YWCA at 330-746-6361. The group meets the first Tuesday of the month. Noon-2 p.m.

Free Hearing Screening, Public Library, East Branch, 430 Early Road, Youngstown; 330-744-2790 or for more information call the Main Library at 330-744-8636. A licensed audiologist from Youngstown Hearing and Speech Center will be offering hearing screenings for adults only. 10 a.m. Free.

Preschool Storytime, Warren-Trumbull County Public Library, 444 Mahoning Ave., N.W., Warren; 330-399-8807. Features stories and a craft related to a weekly theme for children ages 3-5. Held each Tuesday and Thursday. 1 p.m. (Tuesday), 6:30 p.m. (Thursday).

Blood Pressure Screening, Public Library, East Branch, 430 Early Road, Youngstown; 330-744-2790 or for more information call the Main Library at 330-744-8636. Held by the “Original” Visiting Nurse Association of Mahoning County. 1-2 p.m.

Fun Time for 4s and 5s, Public Library, Canfield Branch, 43 W. Main St., Canfield; 330-533-5631 or for more information call the Main Library at 330-744-8636. Held each Tuesday. Children ages 4-5 will participate in this reading program that features developmentally appropriate books, songs, rhymes, finger plays and more. 1:30 p.m.

Weekly: Watercolor Painting Class, Kinsman Free Public Library, 6420 Church St., Kinsman; 330-876-2416 or visit http://www.kinsmanlibrary.org. An adult class for all skill levels. Class registration is preferred. Materials are provided for beginners or participants may bring their own. Classes meet each Tuesday. 2-4 p.m. $5 (per session).

PS2sday, Public Library, Austintown branch, 600 S. Raccoon, Austintown; 330-792-6982 or for more information call the Main Library at 330-744-8636. Held again Oct. 11. Video gaming for teens in grades 7-12. 2:30 p.m.

Teens on Tuesday, Warren-Trumbull County Public Library, 444 Mahoning Ave., N.W., Warren; 330-399-8807. Featuring crafts, anime, games, snacks and more for teens. Held each Tuesday. 3-5 p.m.

SCORE Volunteers Answer Business Questions, Main Library, 305 Wick Ave., Youngstown; to register call 330-941-2948. Held again Nov. . Ask questions on any business topic. 5:30-7:30 p.m.

Weekly: Mixed Grievers’ Group, Hospice House, 9803 Sharrott Road, Poland; for more information, an interview and registration, call Karen Lewis at the Hospice of the Valley at 330-788-1992 or 800-640-5180. The group meets each Tuesday. 5:30-7:30 p.m.

Weekly: Warren Mixed Grievers’ Group, 5000 E. Market St., Suite 19, Warren; for more information, an interview and registration, call Karen Lewis at the Hospice of the Valley at 330-788-1992 or 800-640-5180. The group meets each Monday. 5:30-7:30 p.m.

ASG, Meet at Drake’s Landing. For more information call Sylvia at 330-744-8053. 6 p.m. $10.

Health and Wellness Walks, Mill Creek MetroParks, Youngstown; 330-702-3000. Meet at Golf Course overflow parking lot on West Golf Drive for a 1-3 mile hike. 6 p.m.

Family Story Time, Public Library, Main Library, 305 Wick Ave., Youngstown; 330-744-8636. A seasonal themed program for children of all ages. Held again Nov. 15. Themes change for each program. 6:30 p.m.

The Ursuline Center Book Club, The Ursuline Center, 4280 Shields Road, Canfield; for information call Eileen Novotny at 330-533-3831 or the Center at 330-799-4941. Discuss “Before I Go to Sleep” by S.J. Watson. 6:30-8 p.m.

Weekly: Canfield Community Band, Canfield High School, 100 Cardinal Drive, Canfield; for more information call 330-542-3313. Anyone who plays an instrument is welcome to join the group, which meets each Tuesday. 7 p.m.

Weekly: Sounds of Square County, Trinity Lutheran Church, 56 N. Chestnut St., Niles; for more information call Doris at 330-544-2252 or Terry at 330-544-0242. This is a female barbershop chorus for females ages eleven and older. 7 p.m.

Weekly: Dance Lessons, Judy Conti Dance Studio, Wedgewood Plaza, Austintown; 330-727-6312 or 330-788-7474. Swing, cha-cha, and waltz lessons will be featured every Tuesday and Wednesday. 7-8 p.m. or 8-9 p.m. Call for admission information.

Weekly: Valley Bible Study, St. Brendan Parish, Room 103, 2800 Oakwood, Youngstown; for more information call Joan Lawson at 330-792-3875 or Jim Merhaut at 330-743-2308. The group meets each Tuesday. 7-8:30 p.m.

Weekly: Stephen Foster Chorus, SCOPE Center, 220 W. Market St., Warren; for more information call Jerry at 330-652-5739. If you enjoy singing you are welcome to walk in and join the chorus, which meets each Tuesday. 7:30 p.m.

Wednesday 2

Weekly: Valley Bible Study, St. Brendan Parish, Room 103, 2800 Oakwood, Youngstown; for more information call Joan Lawson at 330-792-3875 or Jim Merhaut at 330-743-2308. The group meets each Wednesday. 9:30-11 a.m.

Weekly: Baby Brilliant: Bonding with Babies and Books, Public Library, Poland Branch, 311 S. Main, Poland; 330-757-1852 or for more information call the Main Library at 330-744-8636. Developmentally appropriate books, songs, rhymes, finger plays and more for children ages 6-23 months. The program is also held on Wednesdays. 10 a.m.

Baby Brilliant: Tales and Talk for 2s and 3s, Public Library, Austintown branch, 600 S. Raccoon, Austintown; 330-792-6982 or for more information call the Main Library at 330-744-8636. Held each Wednesday. Featuring developmentally appropriate books, songs, rhymes, finger plays, and other activities that will help children ages 2-3 become a successful reader.10 a.m.

Baby Brilliant: Tales and Talk for 2s and 3s, Public Library, Boardman Branch, 7680 Glenwood Ave., Boardman; 330-758-1414 or for more information call the Main Library at 330-744-8636. Held each Wednesday. Featuring developmentally appropriate books, songs, rhymes, finger plays, and other activities that will help children ages 2-3 become a successful reader. 10 a.m.

Ribbon Cutting, Joanie Abdu Comprehensive Breast Care Center, St. Elizabeth Health Center, 1044 Belmont Ave., Youngstown. 10 a.m.

Music and Movement, Warren-Trumbull County Public Library, 444 Mahoning Ave., N.W., Warren; 330-399-8807. Children learn language and motor skills through a combination of music, movement, and books. For toddlers ages 19-5 months, and held each Wednesday through Oct. 19. Call extension 401 to register. 10 or 11 a.m.

Baby Brilliant: Bonding with Babies and Books, Public Library, Newport Branch Library, 3730 Market, Youngstown; 330-747-6424 or for more information call the Main Library at 330-744-8636. Developmentally appropriate books, songs, rhymes, finger plays and more for children ages 6-23 months. 10:30 a.m.

Story Time, Girard Free Library, 105 East Prospect St., Girard; 330-545-2508. A program for children ages 3-6. Each Wednesday. 10:30 a.m.

Fun Time for 4s and 5s, Public Library, Austintown branch, 600 S. Raccoon, Austintown; 330-792-6982 or for more information call the Main Library at 330-744-8636. Held each Wednesday. Children ages 4-5 will participate in this reading program that features developmentally appropriate books, songs, rhymes, finger plays and more. 11 a.m.

Baby Brilliant: Time to Move Story Time, Public Library, Newport Branch Library, 3730 Market, Youngstown; 330-747-6424 or for more information call the Main Library at 330-744-8636. An active story time for children ages 2-5. Explore various forms of movement with stories, finger plays, music, and more. 11:30 a.m.

T’ai Chi Step One in the Gardens, Fellows Riverside Gardens, 123 McKinley Ave., Mill Creek MetroParks, Youngstown; 330-740-7116. Warm-ups, breathing exercises and selected movements. Call for more information. Held each Wednesday. Noon-1 p.m. $10.

Music at Noon, Butler Institute of American Art, Wick Avenue, Youngstown; for more information call the Dana School of Music at 330-941-3636 or visit http://web.ysu.edu/fpa. Featuring Jazz Combos. 12:15 p.m. Free.

Bi-Monthly: Widowers Group, Bereavement Resource Center, 3736 Boardman-Canfield Road, Canfield; for more information call Hospice of the Valley at 330-788-1992 or 1-800-640-5180. The group meets the first and third Wednesday. 1:30-3:30 p.m.

Teen Movie Night, Public Library, Newport Branch Library, 3730 Market, Youngstown; 330-747-6424 or for more information, call Main Library at 330-744-8636. Teens in grades 7-12 can view a movie. 5 p.m.

Warriors Inc. Chess Club, Warriors Inc., 2733 Market St., Youngstown; 330-783-3276. Anyone who wants to learn chess, help, or just play may come. The group is for those ages 12 and older, and it meets each Wednesday. 5:30-7:30 p.m.

Monthly: Family Financial Education Services, Family Service Agency, 535 Marmion Ave., Youngstown; to register call 330-782-5664. A workshop for potential home buyers. The workshop meets the first Wednesday of each month. 5:30-8:30 p.m.

Super Smash Brothers Tournament for Teens, Warren-Trumbull County Public Library, Brookfield Branch, 7032 Grove St., Brookfield; 330-448-8134. Open to 32 teens only; registration will begin at 5 p.m. Registration is required. 6 p.m.

Book Discussion Group, Girard Free Library, 105 East Prospect St., Girard; 330-545-2508. Discuss “Shutter Island” by Dennis Lehane. To join call extension 22. New members are welcome. 6:30 p.m.

TAB Meeting, Public Library, Main Library, 305 Wick Ave., Youngstown; 330-744-8636. Sunya Math Game creator Rick Latell will introduce his new game to members of the TeenXTreme Teen Advisory Board. 6:30 p.m.

Hope Works of the Mahoning Valley, Ursuline Center, 4280 Shields Road, Canfield; to register call Eileen Novotny at 330-533-3831 or Terry Supancic at 330-219-6243. This is a free support group for the unemployed/underemployed. This week’s theme is “Opportunity for Mock Interviews.” 6:30-8 p.m. Free.

Bimonthly: Girard Community Band, Girard High School, 31 N. Ward Ave., Girard; 330-539-1453. Anyone who plays an instrument is welcome to join. Rehearsals are the first and third Wednesday. 7 p.m.

Weekly: Dance Lessons, Judy Conti Dance Studio, Wedgewood Plaza, Austintown; 330-727-6312 or 330-788-7474. Swing, cha-cha, and waltz lessons will be featured every Tuesday and Wednesday. 7-8 p.m. or 8-9 p.m. Call for admission information..

Weekly: Cortland Community Band Practice, Lakeview Middle School, 640 Wakefield Drive, Cortland; for more information call Pat at 330-652-2424 or visit http://www.cortlandcommunityband.org. Musicians are welcome to attend the practices, which are held each Wednesday of the month. 7-9 p.m.

Monthly: Men’s Garden Club of Youngstown, Davis Center, Fellows Riverside Gardens, Mill Creek MetroParks, Youngstown; 330-740-7116 or for more information call 330-757-4727. Meetings include an educational speaker, and are held the first Wednesday of the month. 7:30 p.m.

Forms of Things Unknown, Butler North Annex, 524 Wick Ave., Youngstown. Featuring fifteen percussionists. 8 p.m. Free will offering.

Thursday 3

Weekly: Men’s Fellowship Bible Study, Central YMCA, 17 N. Champion St., Downtown Youngstown; 330-744-8411 or visit http://www.youngstownymca.org. 7:30-8:30 a.m.

The Second Annual William Swanston Charitable Fund Innovations Conference, D.D. and Velma Davis Education and Visitors Center. Presenting “Evolving Approaches to Youth Development.” 8 a.m.-2 p.m.

Bonding with Babies and Books for Lapsitters, Public Library, Austintown branch, 600 S. Raccoon, Austintown; 330-792-6982 or for more information call the Main Library at 330-744-8636. Held again each Thursday through Nov. 17. Enrichment for children that includes rhymes, songs and stories, followed by play time. 9:30 a.m.

Weekly: Walk and Chat, Southern Park Mall, 7401 Market St., Boardman; for more information call Hospice of the Valley at 330-788-1992 or 1-800-640-5180. The group meets each Thursday for walking and socializing. 9:30-11:30 a.m.

Baby Brilliant: Bonding with Babies and Books, Public Library, Boardman Branch, 7680 Glenwood Ave., Boardman; 330-758-1414 or for more information call the Main Library at 330-744-8636. Developmentally appropriate books, songs, rhymes, finger plays and more for children ages 6-23 months. 10 a.m.

Baby Brilliant: Tales and Talk for 2s and 3s, Public Library, Main Library, 305 Wick Ave., Youngstown; 330-744-8636. Held again Oct. 20. Featuring developmentally appropriate books, songs, rhymes, finger plays, and other activities that will help children ages 2-3 become a successful reader. 10 a.m.

Blood Pressure Screening, Warren-Trumbull County Public Library, Howland Branch, 9095 East Market St., Warren; 330-856-2011. Provided by Concord Care Center of Hartford. 10 or 10:30 a.m. Free.

Tales for Twos: Pumpkin Bumpkin, Ford Nature Center, 840 Old-Furnace Road, Mill Creek MetroParks, Youngstown; 330-740-7107. Fall activities, stories, and a craft. Call to register. 10 or 10:45 a.m. $3 (non resident), $2.

Toddler Tales, Warren-Trumbull County Public Library, Howland Branch, 9095 East Market St., Warren; 330-856-2011. Storytime for toddlers ages 19-35 months. Each Thursday through Nov. 17. 10 or 11 a.m.

Baby Brilliant: Tales and Talk for 2s and 3s, Public Library, Poland Branch, 311 S. Main, Poland; 330-757-1852 or for information, call the Main Library at 330-744-8636. Held each Thursday. Featuring developmentally appropriate books, songs, rhymes, finger plays, and other activities that will help children ages 2-3 become a successful reader. 10:30 a.m.

Toddler Time, Girard Free Library, 105 East Prospect St., Girard; 330-545-2508. For 2-year olds. Each Thursday through Nov. 17. 10:30 a.m.

Baby Brilliant: Bonding with Babies and Books for Walkers, Public Library, Austintown branch, 600 S. Raccoon, Austintown; 330-792-6982 or for more information call the Main Library at 330-744-8636. Held each Thursday through Nov. 17. Rhymes, songs and stories followed by play time. 11 a.m.

Niles Nimble Thimbles, meet at Vernon’s Restaurant, State Route 422; for more information call Barb at 330-856-5676. 11 a.m. $10.

First Friday Club Speaker’s Luncheon, Antone’s Banquet Centre, 8578 Market Street, Boardman; for reservations call 330-533-1023 or visit http://www.firstfridayclubofgreateryoungstown.org. Featuring Dr. Phil Ginnetti presenting “History and Tradition of the Advent and Christmas Season through Children’s Literature.” 11:30 a.m.-1 p.m. $15.

Volunteer Recognition Luncheon, Packard Music Hall, Mahoning Ave., Warren; to RSVP call the TMM office at 330-394-2538. Held by Trumbull Memorial Meals, Inc. Noon (doors open), 1 p.m. (lunch).

Fun Time for 4s and 5s, Public Library, Poland Branch, 311 S. Main, Poland; 330-757-1852 or for information, call the Main Library at 330-744-8636. Held each Thursday. Children ages 4-5 will participate in this reading program that features developmentally appropriate books, songs, rhymes, finger plays and more. 1 p.m.

Art Class: Paint Yourself Out of a Corner, Trumbull Art Gallery, 196-198 E. Market St., Warren; 330-395-4876. Three days of acrylic painting. Held again Nov. 10 and 17. No art experience required. 1:30-4 p.m. $65.

Craft Corner, Girard Free Library, 105 E. Prospect, Girard; 330-545-2508.Children up to age 12 are welcome to attend this after-school program. 3-4:30 p.m.

Athena Forum, Youngstown Club, 201 E. Commerce St., Youngstown; for reservations call Jennifer Mascardine at 330-744-2131, ext. 31 or e-mail jennifer@regionalchamber.com. Held by the Chamber of Commerce. Panels of current and future community and business leaders will discuss career advancement and enhancement. 5 p.m. (light hors d’oeuvres), 5:30-6:30 p.m. (program), 6:30 p.m. (networking). $20.

Warriors Inc.: Hooked on Fishing Not On Drugs, Warriors Inc., 2733 Market St., Youngstown; 330-783-3276. This is a weekly, state certified program that focuses on preventing drug use through fishing and aquatic resource education. 5-6 p.m.

Bi-monthly: Canfield Widow/ers Group, Canfield Christian Church, 123 S. Broad St., Canfield; for more information, an interview and registration, call Jane Peachey at the Hospice of the Valley at 330-788-1992 or 800-640-5180. The group meets the first and third Thursday of the month. 6-8 p.m.

Bimonthly: Recovery, Inc., Christ Church Presbyterian Church, 1933 Canfield Road; 330-747-1176. Self-help mental health group meets the first and third Thursdays of the month. 7 p.m.

Weekly: Youngstown Area Community Band, Bliss Hall, YSU Campus, One University Plaza, Youngstown; 330-542-3313. New members are welcome. Bring your instrument to practice; held each Thursday. 7 p.m.

Bi-Monthly: Night of the Poets, The B & O Station, 530 Mahoning Ave., Youngstown. There will be poetry readings the first and third Thursday of the month. 7-10 p.m. $2.

DARE Singles Group New Member Meeting, Disciples Christian Church, 565 Boardman-Canfield Road, Boardman; for information call 330-533-7062, 330-757-1440 or 330-793-1484. 7:30 p.m.

Friday 4

Burlesque Variety Show,” Victorian Players Theater, 702 Mahoning Ave., Youngstown; 330-746-5455. Held again Nov. 5. Call for show times.

“The Delivery: From Terror to Hope,” Main Street Theater, 5 N. Main St., Columbiana; 330-482-9647. Held through Nov. 6. A story about the hold that guilt and sorrow can have on one’s life. Call for show times and costs.

Preschool Nature Hour: Gobble! Ford Nature Center, 840 Old-Furnace Road, Mill Creek MetroParks, Youngstown; 330-740-7107. Held again Nov. 5. Preschoolers ages 3-5 will learn about turkeys through a story, craft, and more. Call to register. 10 a.m. or 12:30 p.m. (Friday), 10 a.m. (Saturday). $2 (non resident), $2.

A Loose Knit Group, Fellows Riverside Gardens, 123 McKinley Ave., Mill Creek MetroParks, Youngstown; 330-740-7116. Held “Warm Up America” by making afghans and other projects to donate locally. The group meets again Nov. 18. All skill levels are welcome, as well as donations of yarn and needles. 10 a.m.-noon (both dates).

Shop in the Gardens Holiday Open House, Fellows Riverside Gardens, 123 McKinley Ave., Mill Creek MetroParks, Youngstown; 330-740-7116. Held through Nov. 6. The shop will be arrayed in its holiday splendor displaying unique gifts and more for browsing and buying. Items include jewelry, holiday and home decor, and the limited edition of the 2012 Mill Creek MetroParks calendar from local photographer, Scott Lanz. Profits from the calendar support the future Ohio Woodland Garden at FRG. 10 a.m.-5 p.m.

Baby Brilliant: Tales and Talk for 2s and 3s, Public Library, Newport Branch Library, 3730 Market, Youngstown; 330-747-6424 or for more information call the Main Library at 330-744-8636. Featuring developmentally appropriate books, songs, rhymes, finger plays, and other activities that will help children ages 2-3 become a successful reader. Held each Friday. 10:30 a.m.

Baby Time, Girard Free Library, 105 East Prospect St., Girard; 330-545-2508. Held again Nov. 18. 11 a.m.

Babytime, Warren-Trumbull County Public Library, 444 Mahoning Ave., Warren; 330-399-8807. Infants ages 6-18 months can hear short stories, see fingerplays, and hear simple songs. Each Friday. 11 a.m.

Friday DIY, Warren-Trumbull County Public Library, Lordstown Branch, 1471 Salt Springs Road, Lordstown; 330-824-2094. Held again Nov. 18. Teens will find a craft to make in the teen area. 3-5 p.m.

Youth Tennis Clinics, Jewish Community Center, 505 Gypsy Lane, Youngstown; to register call the JCC Bursar’s Office at 330-746-3251, ext. 195. There will be four clinics for children ages 5-13. Times are as follows: Children ages 9-13 will meet Fridays Nov. 4-25 at 4-5 p.m.; Ages 5-8, Sundays, Nov. 6-27, 3-4 p.m.; Ages 9-13, Sundays, Nov. 6-27, 4-5 p.m.; Ages 5-8, Wednesdays, Nov. 9-30, 4:30-5:30 p.m.; Ages 9-13, Wednesdays, Nov. 9-30, 5:30-6:30 p.m. $25, $20.

Stuffed Animal Sleepover, Warren-Trumbull County Public Library, 444 Mahoning Ave., N.W., Warren; 330-399-8807. Children can bring a stuffed animal to this pajama party storytime. 5 p.m.

Gratitude Meditation, Yoga Room, 2232 Elm Road, N.E., Warren; 330-637-7171. Donations for Second Harvest Food Bank will be accepted. 5:30 p.m.

Drum Circle, The Yoga Room, 2232 Elm Road, N.E., Warren; 330-637-7171. Donations for the Second Harvest Food Bank will be accepted. 5:30 p.m.

“Kimberly Akimbo,” Oakland Center for the Arts, 220 West Boardman St., Downtown Youngstown; 330-746-0404. Held Nov. 4-5, 11-12, and 18-19. 8 p.m. (Friday and Saturday), 2 p.m. (Sunday).

Saturday 5

Bird Walk, Mill Creek MetroParks, Youngstown; 330-702-3000. Meet at MetroParks Bikeway Trailhead at MetroParks Farm for a walk along the Mindy Henning Memorial Trail. 8 a.m.

Workshop: Empowering Detective Girls Everywhere, Witherspoon Maple Room, McKelvey Campus Center, Westminster College, New Wilmington, Pa.; for more information call Doreen Matune at 724-946-6096 or e-mail matunedm@westminster.edu. A workshop for science and language arts teachers. Registration is required. 8:45 a.m.-noon. $10.

Holiday Gift and Decoration Drop and Shop, Mauthe Park, 156 Smithfield Road, Struthers; for more information call Sarah Ellis at 330-941-2238. Donate unwanted but usable holiday decorations and items suitable for Holiday gifts. 9 a.m.-4 p.m. Free.

Hunting and Military Relic Show, Eastwood Expo Center, 5555 Youngstown-Warren Road, Niles; 330-539-4247. Held through Nov. 6. 9 a.m.-5 p.m. (Saturday), 9 a.m.-4 p.m. (Sunday).

Grant Center: Introduction to the Foundation Directory Online, Public Library, Main Library, 305 Wick Ave., Youngstown; 330-744-8636. A session that provides a hands-on introduction to the Foundation Center’s web subscription database. Learn how to create customized searches to develop targeted lists of foundations that will match with your organization’s funding needs. 9:30 a.m.

Public Open House, Joanie Abdu Comprehensive Breast Care Center, St. Elizabeth Health Center, 1044 Belmont Ave., Youngstown. The public can tour this new center. 10 a.m.-2 p.m.

MetroMutts Hike: Pumpkins and Pooches, Mill Creek MetroParks, Youngstown; 330-702-3000. Meet at MetroParks Bikeway Trailhead at Kirk Road for a hike with your canine companion. 11 a.m.

Weekly: Back to Basics, Radio Station WGFT, 1330 AM dial. A poetry program with Tom Gilmartin, Sr. and Elizabeth Repko. The poetry program will air each Saturday. Noon.

Book Signing: Marilyn Burns, Peaberry’s Cafe, 4350 Boardman-Canfield Road. Burns, author of “Now I Lay Him Down to Rest,” will sign copies of her book. 1-3 p.m.

BYOK: Newport Finale, Mill Creek MetroParks, Youngstown; 330-702-3000. Kayakers can bring their boats to the Newport Finale, a program with local paddling club Trumbull Canoe Trails. Call to register. 2-4 p.m. Free.

Teen Central Anime, Warren-Trumbull County Public Library, 444 Mahoning Ave., N.W., Warren; 330-399-8807. Opportunity for teens to talk about and watch anime and more. 3 p.m.

Buddhism in a Nutshell: Part V, First Unitarian Church of Youngstown, 1105 Elm St., Youngstown; for information call Julie Thomas at 330-941-1735. Held again Nov. 19. Held by the Manjushri study group, FPMT. 3-5 p.m.

The 9th Annual Ursuline Auction: Celebrate Our Legacy, Ursuline High School Gymnasium, 750 Wick Ave., Youngstown; 330-744-4563. Featuring silent, live, and Chinese auctions. All proceeds benefit the High School. Call extension 125 or 131 for more information or tickets. 6 p.m. $60.

Basket Extravaganza, Packard Music Hall, 1703 Mahoning Ave., N.W., Warren; for more information call Trumbull Mobile Meals at 330-394-2538 or visit http://www.trumbullmobilemeals.org. Masters of Ceremony are Peggy Sinkovick and Jim Loboy. Includes a Chinese basket raffle and a silent and an auction.6 p.m. $25-65.

Night of Decadence Fundraiser, Pernotto Studio, 27 West Federal St., Youngstown. A fundraiser for Next Best Art. 6-10 p.m. $20, $10 (YSU Art Association. members).

Women Revisiting Their Dreams, The Lemon Grove, 211 Federal Plaza West, Downtown Youngstown; for information call 330-506-1052 or e-mail mudalev@yahoo.com or kkirkseyaugustin@gmail.com. Sponsored by Dr. Kellie Kirksey and Karen Clark-Green. 7-9 p.m. $5.

The 6th Annual Holiday Wine Taste, Andrews Hall, 4750 W. South Range Road, Canfield; for tickets call Diane Less at 330-502-5352 or visit angelsforanimals.org. Support the shelter programs. 7-10 p.m. $50 (couple/advance), $30 (each/advance), $60, $35 (door).

Saturday Night Dance Fever, Orthodox Center Pavilion, 1025 Bella Vista, Youngstown; for information call 330-533-7059 or e-mail bigjwpoh@zoominternet.net. Includes a lesson and open dance. 7-11 p.m. $8.

Phantoms Hockey, Covelli Centre, 229 E. Front St., Youngstown; 330-747-7825. Phantoms vs. Indiana Ice. 7:15 p.m.

“Fandango,” Edward W. Powers Auditorium, 260 W. Federal St., Downtown Youngstown; 330-744-0264 or visit http://www.youngstownsymphony.com. Held by the Youngstown Symphony Orchestra. 8 p.m.

Sunday 6

Pancake, Egg and Sausage Breakfast, St. Stephen of Hungary’s Holy Name Society, 854 Wilson Ave., Youngstown. Held in the social hall following the 8:30 a.m. Bereavement Mass. After the breakfast is the semi annual Chinese Auction. 9:30-11:30 a.m. (breakfast), 11:30 a.m. (auction). $6, $3, free (children under 6).

Benefit Dinner, St. Patrick Church, 1420 Oak Hill Ave., Youngstown; 330-743-1100. A spaghetti dinner to benefit the parish, followed by an afternoon concert with Jim Johnston and Fiends. 11:30-4 p.m. (dinner), 2 p.m. (concert). $7, $3.50 (dinner). Free (concert).

Monthly: Austin Log Cabin Tour and Open House, 3797 S. Raccoon Road, Austintown; 330-792-1129. The Austintown Historical Society hosts its open house every first Sunday. 1-4 p.m. Free.

Monthly: Strock Stone House Open House, 7171 Mahoning Ave., Austintown; 330-792-1129. The Austintown Historical Society host its monthly open house and tour every first Sunday. 1-4 p.m. Free.

Weekly: New Volunteer Signup, Angels for Animals, 4750 State Route 165, Canfield; 330-549-1111, ext. 316. Animal care, office duties and other assignments are available seven days a week. Signups will be held each Sunday. 1-4 p.m.

Koffee Klatch, Dorian Books, 802 Elm St., Youngstown; 330-743-2665. A round table open discussion on “How Far Should Tolerance Go?” 2 p.m. Free.

Hike: Someone May Be Sleeping Here, Mill Creek MetroParks, Youngstown; 330-702-3000. Meet at Lower Bears Den Picnic Area for a 2 mile hike. The topic is hibernation. 2 p.m.

Monthly: John Stark Edwards Home Viewing, 303 Monroe St., N.W., Warren; for more information call the Trumbull County Historical Society at 330-394-4653. The museum is open the first Sunday of the month. 2-5 p.m.

Monthly: Ward-Thomas House Tours, 503 Brown St., Niles; 330-544-2143. Volunteer guides from the Niles Historical Society will be on hand to answer questions from visitors. The house, built in 1862, is a stately mansion in the Italianate style of architecture. Tours run the first Sunday of the month. 2-5 p.m.

Fall Concert, Westminster College, New Wilmington, Pa.; for more information call Dr. Robin Lind at 724-946-7278 or e-mail lindra@westminster.edu. Featuring the Men’s and Women’s Choruses. 3 p.m. Free.

Monday 7

Daily/Weekly: Silversneakers Classes, Curves, 4421 Mahoning Ave., Austintown; 330-793-9802. Classes are offered daily to eligible women over 65. They help improve strength, flexibility, and overall health. Classes are 30 minutes long. Call for information and hours.

Blood Pressure Screening, Public Library, Boardman Branch, 7680 Glenwood Ave., Boardman; 330-758-1414 or for more information call the Main Library at 330-744-8636. Held by the Mahoning Chapter of the American Red Cross. 12:30-3 p.m.

Preschool Storytime, Warren-Trumbull County Public Library, Lordstown Branch, 1471 Salt Springs Road, Lordstown; 330-824-2094. Features a storytime and craft for children ages 3-5. Each Monday through Nov. 28. 1 p.m. Free.

Weekly: Warren Parent’s Group, Hospice House, 9803 Sharrott Road, Poland; for more information, an interview and registration, call Karen Lewis at the Hospice of the Valley at 330-788-1992 or 800-640-5180. The group meets each Monday. 5:30-7:30 p.m.

Ohio Cultural Alliance, Fellows Riverside Gardens, 123 McKinley Ave., Mill Creek MetroParks, Youngstown; 330-740-7116 or for more information visit http://www.ohioculturalalliance.org. Hear about Mill Creek Park founder Volney Rogers as presented by Rick Shale. 6 p.m. $15 (members), $20.

Preschool Storytime, Warren-Trumbull County Public Library, Cortland Branch, 212 North High St., Cortland; 330-638-6335. Features stories and a craft related to a weekly theme for children ages 3-5. Early literacy skills are the focus. Held each Monday and Wednesday. 6 p.m. (Monday), 1 p.m. (Wednesday). Free.

Pups and Pages, Warren-Trumbull County Public Library, 444 Mahoning Ave., N.W., Warren; 330-399-8807. Children will improve their reading skills by reading aloud to a registered therapy dog provided by K-9s for Compassion. Call extension 401 to register. 6-7:30 p.m. Free.

Boardman Poland Junior Women’s League, McDonough Museum of Art, 410 Wick Ave., Youngstown; for more information call Linda Crish at 330-757-7990. Bring a baby blanket for the Provisional Project of Jacky Thompson, which will be donated to “Making Kids Count.” Also bring items for the Christmas baskets made for the residents of Glenellen. The League is open to all women over 18 residing in the tri-county area. 6:30 p.m.

An Evening of Peace and Reflection, St. Joan of Arc Parish, 894 State Route 14, Streetsboro; for information call Carol Carney at 330-673-0839. The event is open to anyone feeling stress during this uncertain economic times. 6:30 p.m. Free.

CSI Y’town, Public Library, Austintown branch, 600 S. Raccoon, Austintown; 330-792-6982 or for more information call the Main Library at 330-744-8636. Meet Cleveland author Les Roberts who wrote “The Strange Death of Father Candy,” a story set in Youngstown in 1985. The group is open to all area readers and writers of the mystery genre. 6:30 p.m.

Family Time, Girard Free Library, 105 East Prospect St., Girard; 330-545-2508. Each Monday for all ages. 6:30 p.m.

Understanding Inflammatory Bowel Diseases: What Every Patient Needs to Know, Politis Auditorium at Northside Medical Center, Medical Education Building, 500 Gypsy Lane, Youngstown; to register call 216-524-7700 or visit http://www.ccfa.org/chapters/neohio. 6:30 p.m.

Weekly: Seraphim, Boardman United Methodist Church, 6809 Market St., Boardman; for more information call the director, Kris Harper at 330-707-2144. The chorus meets every Monday. 7 p.m. Weekly: Co-Dependents Anonymous, Prince of Peace Church, 2985 Center Road, Poland; 330-743-3768 or visit http://www.lowselfhelpsystems.org. This 12-step recovery program for individuals in codependent relationships meets every Monday. Call for more information. 7:30 p.m.

The Youngstown Camera Club Meetings, Christ’s Church, 7155 Glenwood Ave., Boardman; for more information e-mail Roy at Rjmpinc@aol.com. The club meets the first and third Monday of the month. 7:30 p.m. $20 (yearly dues).

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