Calendar – Week 3 (November 15-21)

Tuesday 15

Howland Happy Stitchers, Living Lord Lutheran Church, 851 Niles-Cortland Road, Warren; for more information call Margaret at 330-847-9813 or Jane at 330-638-2916. Meets the third Tuesday. 10 a.m.

Prayer Shawl Ministry, The Ursuline Center, 4280 Shields Road, Canfield; for information visit http://www.theursulinecenter.org or call Eileen Novotny at 330-533-3831. The group meets the third Tuesday and third Wednesday of the month. 10:30 a.m.-noon (Tuesday), 6:30-8 p.m. (Wednesday).

Blood Pressure Screening, Public Library, Struthers Branch, 95 Poland Ave., Struthers; 330-755-3322 or for more information call the Main Library at 330-744-8636. Held by the Mahoning Chapter of the American Red Cross. 1 p.m.

Hospice of the Valley’s Craft and Chat, Hospice House, 9803 Sharrott Road, Poland; for more information call Hospice of the Valley at 330-788-1992 or 800-640-5180.  Establishing a “new normal” requires being social and meeting new friends. The group meets the third Tuesday of each month. 1-3 p.m.

Young Science Wizards, Warren-Trumbull County Public Library, 444 Mahoning Ave., N.W., Warren; 330-399-8807. Experiment with the world of science in this hands-on program for kids in K-3. Call extension 401 to register. 6 p.m.

Monthly: Mahoning County Computer Club, Canfield Presbyterian Church, 104 Main St., Canfield; for more information call 330-757-9854 or 330-799-1676. Many computer related subjects will be discussed. Visitors are welcome. The group meets every third Tuesday of the month. 7-9 p.m.

Monthly: RTS Bereavement Support Group, Beeghly Medical Park, Community Learning Center, 6505 Market St., Youngstown; 330-884-2911. The group is for people who are dealing with grief from miscarriage, stillbirth or newborn loss. The group meets the third Tuesday of each month. 7-9 p.m.

Wednesday 16

CPR/AED Cardio Pulmonary Resuscitation and Automated External Defibrillator Course, National Safety Council, Ohio One Building, 25 E. Boardman St., Suite 343, Youngstown; call 330-747-8657 to register. 8 a.m. $32.

Diabetes Awareness, St. Joe’s, Eastwood Mall, 5555 Youngstown-Warren Road, Niles; 330-652-7542. HbgA1c and Chem Panel; 8-hour fast is required. 9-11 a.m. $25.

Alzheimer’s Association Caregiver Support Group Meetings, Trumbull Memorial Hospital, Conference Room 1-3, 1350 E. Market St., Warren; for information call the Association at 330-650-0552 or 1-800-272-3900. Held each month.10 a.m.

Baby Brilliant: Rhythm and Motion for 2s and 3s, Public Library, Canfield Branch, 43 W. Main St., Canfield; 330-533-5631 or for more information call the Main Library at 330-744-8636. A variety of music, dance, song and special activities for children. 10 a.m.

Baby Brilliant Open House, Public Library, Austintown branch, 600 S. Raccoon, Austintown; 330-792-6982 or for more information call the Main Library at 330-744-8636. Children can visit stations and participate with hands-on activities designed to get children ready to read. 10 a.m.-noon.

Look Good, Feel Better Program, St. Elizabeth Medical Center’s Azalea Room, Boardman Campus, 8401 Market St., Boardman; for more information call the American Cancer Society at 1-888-227-6446, ext. 2600. The program is for women who are concerned about their appearance while they undergo cancer treatment. 10 a.m.-noon. Free.

Blood Pressure Screenings, Warren-Trumbull County Public Library, Liberty Branch, 415 Churchill-Hubbard Road, Youngstown; 330-759-2589. Provided by Liberty Fire EMTs. 10:30 or 11 a.m. Free.

Sharing & Caring: Grief and Bereavement Support Group, Mahoning Senior Center, 1110 Fifth Ave., Youngstown; for more information call the Bereavement Coordinator at 330-770-0502. The group meets the third Wednesday of the month, and is a topical support group for those experiencing grief and bereavement issues. 11 a.m. Free.

Talk with the Doc, St. Joe’s, Eastwood Mall, 5555 Youngstown-Warren Road, Niles; 330-652-7542. Dr. Kaur will discuss “Diabetes.” Call to register. Noon-1 p.m.

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 String Area Recital. 12:15 p.m. Free.

Standard First Aid Course, National Safety Council, Ohio One Building, 25 E. Boardman, Suite 343, Youngstown; call 330-747-8657 to register.  1 p.m. $32.

Bloodborne/Airborne Pathogens Course, National Safety Council, Ohio One Building, 25 E. Boardman St., Suite 343, Youngstown; call 330-747-8657 to register. 4 p.m. $25.

Kids’ Club: Candy Sushi, Public Library, Main Library, 305 Wick Ave., Youngstown; 330-744-8636. Kids in grades K-6 will learn about Asian cuisine with candy sushi. 4 p.m.

Mission: Magic Tree House, Warren-Trumbull County Public Library, Cortland Branch, 212 North High St., Cortland; 330-638-6335. Children ages 6-10 can celebrate the adventures of Annie and Jack from the Magic Tree House books. Registration is required. 6 p.m.

Pie Perfection, Fellows Riverside Gardens, 123 McKinley Ave., Mill Creek MetroParks, Youngstown; 330-740-7116. Learn to bake fruit pies with flaky crust with Chef Stephen Brandt. Call to register. 6:30-8:30 p.m. $26 (non resident), $20.

MEG TC, Warren SCOPE Center, 220 W. Market St., Warren; for more information call 330-307-0797 or e-mail meg.of.tc@gmail.com. The topic is “Harmonies of Healing.” Learn how to use your body’s own vocal healing energy. 7-9:30 p.m.

Thursday 17

Austintown Stitch and Share, Humanity House, 755 Ohltown Road, Austintown; for more information call Pam at 330-533-7445.  The group meets the third Thursday of the month. 10 a.m.

Free Hearing Screening, Public Library, Main Library, 305 Wick Ave., Youngstown; 330-744-8636. A licensed audiologist from Youngstown Hearing and Speech Center will be offering hearing screenings for adults only. 10 a.m. Free.

Fun Time for 4s and 5s, Public Library, Main Library, 305 Wick Ave., Youngstown; 330-744-8636. Held again Oct. 27. Children ages 4-5 will participate in this reading program that features developmentally appropriate books, songs, rhymes, finger plays and more. 10 a.m.

Baby Brilliant: Time to Move Story Time, Public Library, Struthers Branch, 95 Poland Ave., Struthers; 330-755-3322 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. 10:30 a.m.

Celebrate Thanksgiving, Public Library, Sebring Branch, 195 W. Ohio Ave., Youngstown; 330-938-6119 or for more information call the Main Library at 330-744-8636. Celebrate Thanksgiving with books, games, and a craft. For preschoolers. 11 a.m.

Sharing & Caring: Grief and Bereavement Book Club, Borders Books, Cafe, 2102 Niles-Cortland Road, Niles; for more information call the Bereavement Coordinator at 330-770-0502. The group meets the third Thursday of the month, and is a topical support group, sponsored by Senior Independence Hospice, for those experiencing grief and bereavement issues. Noon. Free.

Almost Magical Amaryllis, Fellows Riverside Gardens, 123 McKinley Ave., Mill Creek MetroParks, Youngstown; 330-740-7116. Children 3-5 will plant an amaryllis bulb to take home to watch grow and bloom for the holidays. Held again Nov. 17-19. Call to register. 1-2 p.m. (Thursday), 1-2 p.m. (Friday), 11 a.m.-noon (Saturday). $10 (non resident), $8.

Community Meet and Greet, Hands On Volunteer Network Office, 5500 Market St., #110, Youngstown; 330-782-5877 or visit info@hovn.org. Meet with HOVN staff. Learn more about being a tax assistance volunteer and Holiday opportunities. 3-6 p.m.

The 31st Annual Community Thanksgiving Dinner, First Presbyterian Church, 201 Wick Ave., Youngstown; 330-744-4307. The dinner is free and open to everyone in the community. There will be entertainment in the sanctuary. 4:30-6:30 p.m. Free.

Breaking Dawn Party, Warren-Trumbull County Public Library, 444 Mahoning Ave., N.W., Warren; 330-399-8807. Celebrate the new Twilight movie. For teens only. 6 p.m.

Breaking Dawn, Public Library, Main Library, 305 Wick Ave., Youngstown; 330-744-8636. Ladies in grades 7-12 are invited to attend a wedding celebration for Bella and Edward. There will be games, crafts, prizes, and food. 6-8 p.m.

Monthly: The Mahoning Valley Rose Society Meeting, Fellows Riverside Gardens, Mill Creek MetroParks, Youngstown; 330-740-7116. The society meets every third Thursday. Various programs will include: back to basics of growing roses, rose arranging, garden tours, speakers, slide presentations and more. 6:30 p.m.

Romance Readers’ Book Club, McKinley Memorial Library, 40 N. Main St., Niles; 330-652-1704, ext. 205. The group meets every third Thursday and is for those who love to read romance novels. 6:30 p.m.

Sci-Fi Book Group, Warren-Trumbull County Public Library, 444 Mahoning Ave., N.W., Warren; 330-399-8807. Science Fiction and Fantasy fans can join in a discussion regarding the theme “Mystery Crossovers: Space, Time, and Crime.” Read at least one book that applies to the theme. 6:30 p.m.

Monthly: Angelic Support, Davis Family YMCA, Conference Room, 45 McClurg Road, Boardman. The support group is for those with acute or chronic health concerns as well as their family and friends. The group meets the third Thursday of every month. 7-9 p.m.

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

“Wonder of the World,” Beeghly Theater, Patterson  Hall, Westminster College, New Wilmington, Pa.; 724-946-7241. Held Nov. 17-21. 7:30 p.m. (Thursday-Saturday), 2:30 p.m. (Sunday).

Friday 18

“Wake Up, Aurora,” Trinity Playhouse, 234 E. Lincoln Way, Lisbon; 330-831-7249. The show runs Nov. 18-20. The K-8th grade musical. Call for show times.

Breakfast Botany: Birch, Fellows Riverside Gardens, 123 McKinley Ave., Mill Creek MetroParks, Youngstown; 330-740-7116. Take a stroll through the Gardens, then return to the Garden Cafe for a light breakfast and lesson about this plant family. Call to register. 8:30-10 a.m. $9 (non resident), $7.

Mahoning Soil and Water Conservation District Special Election, SWCD Office, 850 Industrial Road, Youngstown; 330-740-7995. 9-11:30 a.m.

AARP Safe Driving Course, St. Joe’s, Eastwood Mall, 5555 Youngstown-Warren Road, Niles; 330-652-7542. Call to register. Free for veterans. 12:30-4:30 p.m. $12.

Monthly Euchre Game, The Senior Citizens Center, E. 4th Street, East Liverpool; 330-385-4732. The public is invited to attend. Games are held the third Friday of each month. 1-3 p.m. Free.

Dog Yoga, The Learning Dog, 757 North Main St., Hubbard; 330-534-4990. A class where participants practice yoga with their dogs. Dogs must be leashed, and registration is required. 5:30 p.m. $15 (with dog), $10 (without a dog).

Yoga for a Cure, Woodlands, 1525 E. Western Reserve Road, Poland; for more information or to register e-mail Lorilyn_shandor@hmis.org. Held through Nov. 19 and featuring various types of yoga. Today is Slo Flor and Restorative Yoga. 5:30 p.m. $25 (two classes), $15 (one class).

Cocoa Mocha, First Unitarian Church of Youngstown, 1105 Elm St., Youngstown; for information call 330-942-1440. This is a youth group for LGBT teens, families and allies. Donations accepted. Free Thanksgiving dinner will be served. Bring a nonperishable food item for the Food Bank. 7-10 p.m.

Music at Madison, Dorian Books, 802 Elm St., Youngstown; 330-743-2665. A live cabaret that includes finger foods at intermission. Featuring “The Best of Rodd Coonce” with Jack Ciarniello and Patsy Sullivan. Call for reservations. 8 p.m. $20.

Saturday 19

Yoga for a Cure, Woodlands, 1525 E. Western Reserve Road, Poland; for more information or to register e-mail Lorilyn_shandor@hmis.org. Featuring various types of yoga. Today is Gentile Beginning or Yoga for Kids (9 a.m.), Vinyasa Flow or Relax, Renew, Restore (10:15 a.m.), Mindful Yoga, Find Your Personality Style or Gentle Vinyasa (11:30 a.m.), Lyengar Class or Restorative Yoga (1 p.m.), Yin Yoga or Advanced Vinyasa (2:15 p.m.), and Restorative Yoga (4:15 p.m.). Registration is required. 9 a.m.-4:15 p.m. $25 (two classes), $15 (one class).

Teen Advisory Board, Warren-Trumbull County Public Library, Cortland Branch, 212 North High St., Cortland; 330-638-6335. An advisory board for teens in grades 7-12 who would like to help the library develop and promote resources for teens. 11 a.m.

Tween Scene Saturdays, Warren-Trumbull County Public Library, Howland Branch, 9095 East Market St., Warren; 330-856-2011. Kids in grades 4-8 can play games, make a craft, and more. 11 a.m.

Tara Dance, First Unitarian Church of Youngstown, 1105 Elm St., Youngstown; for information call Julie Thomas at 330-941-1735. 1-3 p.m. $10, $5.

Beeswax Candles, Fellows Riverside Gardens, 123 McKinley Ave., Mill Creek MetroParks, Youngstown; 330-740-7116. Children ages 6 and older will learn about the importance of bees as pollinators and taste test honey from different fields of flowers. Make a beeswax candle to take home. Call to register. 1:30-3 p.m. $10 (non resident), $8.

Reading and Other Forms of Art, Butler Trumbull Branch, 9350 East Market St., Warren; for information call the Warren-Trumbull County Public Library, Howland Branch at 330-856-2011. A blend of art and books during an interactive family program. 2 p.m.

Saturday Author Chat, Warren-Trumbull County Public Library, 444 Mahoning Ave., N.W., Warren; 330-399-8807. Mialie T. Szymanski, author of “Puppy Tails: Adventures of Doodle Dog,” will talk about the writing process and selections of her work. 2 p.m.

Main Library Teen Advisory Board, Warren-Trumbull County Public Library, 444 Mahoning Ave., N.W., Warren; 330-399-8807. For teens in grades 7-12 who would like to help develop and promote library programming. 3 p.m.

Monthly:  Coast to Coast AM Study Group of Austintown, Denny’s Restaurant, 4927 Mahoning Ave., Austintown; 330-781-0030. The Group meets the third Saturday of every month. Topics for discussion include spirituality, metaphysics, holistic health, and the paranormal. Meetings include speakers and topics featured on past shows. 7 p.m. Free.

Wine Taste and Dinner Dance, Ciminero’s Banquet Center, 123 N. Main, Niles; 330-652-1064 or for information call Brian at 330-207-3775 or Sam at 330-793-6543. Featuring Italian dinner and tastings, music, a cash bar, raffle and Chinese auction. Held by See the World Tours and Youngstown Ski Club. Semi formal attire. Call or visit http://www.seetheworldtours.com or http://www.youngstownskiclub.com for tickets. 7-11 p.m. $30 (door), $25 (advance).

Phantoms Hockey, Covelli Centre, 229 E. Front St.,Youngstown; 330-747-7825. Phantoms vs. Cedar Rapids Rough Riders. 7:15 p.m.

Concert: James Durst, First Unitarian Church of Youngstown, 1105 Elm St., Youngstown; call 330-518-6971 for tickets. Also featuring guest vocalist Madhumita Chakrabartti. 7:30 p.m. $12 (odor), $10 (advance).

Sunday 20

Musical Luncheon, Stambaugh Auditorium, 1000 Fifth Ave., Youngstown; 330-747-5175. Featuring Jon Mosey on guitar, banjo and mandolin. Celebrating traditional music from the 20s and 30s. Reservations are required. 12:15 p.m. (lunch). $25.

Hike: Let’s Talk Turkey, Mill Creek MetroParks, Youngstown; 330-702-3000. Meet at Ford Nature Center for a 1 mile hike and an indoor presentation featuring 2011 photos. 2 p.m.

Magical Musical Tour Family Concert, Christ Episcopal Church, 2627 Atlantic St., N.E., Warren; 330-399-3606. Held by the Warren Philharmonic Orchestra. 3 p.m.

Monthly: PFLAG, Mahoning Valley Pride Center, 1523 Poland Ave., Youngstown; 330-747-2696. The Youngstown area’s Parents, Families and Friends of Lesbians and Gays, is a local chapter of the national support, education, and advocacy organization. Meets the third Sunday. PFLAG provides the opportunity for dialogue about sexual orientation and strives to create a society respectful of human diversity. 3-5 p.m. Free.

Monthly: Irish Music, Quinlan’s Irish Pub, 5154 Youngstown-Warren Road, Niles; for more information call 330-757-9057 or 330-349-4500. Irish music enthusiasts from the area get together every third Sunday of the month to play traditional Irish tunes. The event is open to the public. 6-8 p.m. Free.

Monday 21

Friends of the Library Meeting, Public Library, Austintown branch, 600 S. Raccoon, Austintown; 330-792-6982 or for more information call the Main Library at 330-744-8636. Reid Lamport, author of “Unleashing the Power of Encouragement,” will present. 10 a.m.

Monthly: Hospice of the Valley Common Bond, Vienna United Methodist Church, 4265 Warren-Sharon Road; for more information call Hospice of the Valley at 330-788-1992 or 1-800-640-5180. The group focuses on one grief topic a  year, and it meets the third Monday of the month. 10:30 a.m.-noon.

Alzheimer’s Association Caregiver Support Group Meetings, Antonine Sister’s Adult Day Center, 2691 North Lipkey Road, North Jackson; for information call the Association at 330-650-0552 or 1-800-272-3900. Held each month. 2 p.m.

Pups and Pages, Warren-Trumbull County Public Library, Howland Branch, 9095 East Market St., Warren; 330-856-2011. Children can improve their reading skills by reading to a registered therapy dog provided by K-9s for Compassion. Call to register. 6 p.m.

Wimpy Kid Party, Warren-Trumbull County Public Library, 444 Mahoning Ave., N.W., Warren; 330-399-8807. Create games, crafts, and more in celebration of the sixth book in the “Wimpy Kid” series. 6 p.m.

Habitat for Humanity Monthly Meeting, St. John’s Episcopal Church, 323 Wick Ave., Youngstown; for more information call 330-743-7244 or visit http://www.hfhofmc.org. Meetings held the third Monday. 6:30 p.m.

Tales to Tails, Public Library, Canfield Branch, 43 W. Main St., Canfield; 330-533-5631 or for more information call the Main Library at 330-744-8636.  Sign up to read to a registered therapy dog, which helps develop reading skills, promotes confidence and encourages a love of reading. Readers of all levels are welcome. Bring a book of your choice. Dogs are provided by K-9 for Compassion. Sign up is required. 6:30 p.m.

Pajama Jam: Sleepy-Time Fun for the Family, Public Library, Poland Branch, 311 S. Main, Poland; 330-757-1852 or for information, call the Main Library at 330-744-8636. Put on your PJs and come for stories and more. 6:30-7 p.m.

Monthly: Mahoning County Chapter of the Ohio Genealogical Society Meeting, St. Charles Church, 7325 Westview, Boardman; for more information call Janet at 330-758-6366. The group meets the third Monday of the month. 7 p.m.

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