Calendar (Week 3) July 15-21

SUNDAY 15

Slovenefest XXXI, SNPJ Recreation Center, Enon Valley, Pa. Polkas, culture and food. July 13-15.

Summerfest 2012, St. Luke Parish, 5235 South Ave., Boardman; 330-519-7261. Concert featuring Phil Keaggy, Sarah Turner and the Gary Markasky Project. Sunday, July 15.

Guided Tour of Fellows Riverside Gardens, Fellows Riverside Gardens, 123 McKinley Ave., Mill Creek MetroParks, Youngstown; 330-740-7116. Enjoy a leisurely walk in Fellows Riverside Gardens to admire the vibrant hues of bedding plants displaying their summer colors. A guide will point out highlights while sharing anecdotes and history. Sign in at the information desk on the afternoon of the tour. 2-3:30 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. Open to the public. 6-8 p.m. Free.

MONDAY 16

Boardman Park Adventure Day Camp, Boardman Township Park, Boardman; 330-965-0482. The Adventure Camp will run for nine weeks starting June 18 through August 17.  Camp hours are 9 a.m. to 3 p.m., Monday through Friday for children who have completed kindergarten and up to 12 years old. Arrangements can be made if you need to bring campers early or pick them up later. Call for more information or to register. In addition to experiencing the great outdoors in a beautiful environment, children will benefit from the participating in creative arts, team building, theater, science and more. The goal of the Camp is to offer young minds the opportunity to explore their imagination, discover physical fitness, expand their knowledge of sports and develop a growing sense of adventure through diverse activities. 9 a.m.-3 p.m. Call for information on fees.

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. Group focuses on one grief topic a  year. Meets the third Monday. 10:30 a.m.-noon.

Mommy & Me Boot Camp, Boardman Township Park, 375 Boardman-Canfield Road, Boardman; 323-547-3969 to sign up or e-mail shapingup@att.net.  A 55-minute workout that use strollers for a focus on cardiovascular exercises, legs and upper body strength. Session one:  May 7-June 16. Session two:  June 18-July 28, Session three: July 30-Sept. 15. Occurs at 11 a.m. on Mondays and Wednesdays and 9:30 a.m. on Saturdays. 11 a.m. Six weeks $58 or $10 a class.

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. Meets the third Monday. 6:30 p.m.

Preschool Storytime, Warren-Trumbull County Public Library, Cortland Branch, 212 Warren Road, Cortland; 330-638-6335. Preschool Storytime features stories and a craft related to a weekly theme, and reinforces the development of early literacy skills. For children ages 3 to 5 years. Registration is not required. 6 p.m. Free.

Weekly: Lowellville  Cruisin’ the River Car Show, downtown Lowellville; 330-536-6811. This car show occurs every Monday tonight through mid-October in downtown Lowellville. Features classic cars, hot rods, street rods, motorcycle and choppers. Registration is optional at $2 per vehicle. 6-9 p.m. Free.

Get Connected With Your eReader @ the Library, Public Library, Poland Branch, 311 S. Main, Poland; 330-744-8636. Bring your eReader to the library and we’ll show you how to download eBooks from the Library’s Digital Catalog and website. Limited availability, sign-up required. Call and ask for Poland Library. Occurs 10-11 a.m., Saturday, July7; 6-7 p.m., Monday, July 9; 6-7 p.m., Monday, July 16 and 6-7 p.m., Monday, July 23. 6 p.m. Free.

BIC: Business Start-Up Workshop, Boardman Branch, 7680 Glenwood Ave., Boardman; 330-744-8636. The Library partners with SCORE, Counselors to America’s Small Business, in presenting this seminar. Are you thinking about starting a business in the near future or further down the road? Members of SCORE will address key topics for those considering beginning a business: start-up considerations, marketing, finances, and technology for business. The Business and Investment Center librarian will discuss the Library’s sources and services for business start-up and beyond. 6 p.m. Free.

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. Every third Monday. 7 p.m.

TUESDAY 17

Ongoing: Yoga at Fellows Riverside Gardens, Fellows Riverside Gardens, 123 McKinley Ave., Mill Creek MetroParks, Youngstown; 330-740-7116. A blend of energizing yoga styles will help you keep a healthy outlook. Students at all levels are welcome. Bring a mat and small blanket. Call Fellows Riverside Gardens for information. Meets on Tuesdays from 9:30-11 a.m. and 5:30-7 p.m., July 3, 10, 17, 24. Meets on Thursdays from 9:30-11 a.m. and 5:30-7 p.m. on July 5, 12, 19, 26. 9:30 a.m. $10 per class.

Ongoing: 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 third Tuesday and third Wednesday. 10:30 a.m.-noon (Tuesday), 6:30-8 p.m. (Wednesday).

Weekly: Downtown Farmers Market, West Federal Street at Central Square, Youngstown; 330-518-6971. (This organization also offers a North Side farmers market every Saturday from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. at First Unitarian Church (Elm, at Illinois). Both feature fresh local produce, baked goods and small vendors. Accepts WIC and EBT. Every Tuesday. 11:30 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. Free.

Preschool Storytime, Warren-Trumbull County Public Library, 444 Mahoning Ave., Warren; 330-399-8807. Preschool Storytime features stories and a craft related to a weekly theme, and reinforces the development of early literacy skills. For children ages 3 to 5 years. Registration is not required. 1 p.m. Free.

BIC – SCORE @ the Library: Need advice on starting a business or helping your established business grow? Ask questions on any business topic!, Main Library, Youngtown; 330-744-8636. SCORE, Counselors to America’s Small Business, in partnership with the Public Library of Youngstown and Mahoning County, will have two volunteers in the Business and Investment Center (BIC) of Main Library to provide advice and answer questions. SCORE counselors will be available from 5:30-7:30 p.m. the first and third Tuesday of each month in the Information Services Department’s Business and Investment Center, located on the second floor of the Main, 305 Wick Ave. The service is free. To talk with a business professional from SCORE, call 330-941-2948 for an appointment. Occurs July 3, 17. 5:30 p.m. Free.

Twice-Weekly: Zumba at Lake Milton, Amphitheater, Lake Milton State Park, Grandview Road  (north of the swim beach; Lake Milton. Features upbeat Latin-inspired dance music. Participants do not know how to dance.  Bring water and a towel. Occurs at 6:30 p.m. on Tuesdays and 10:30 a.m. on Saturdays. 6:30 p.m. $5.

Grant Center: Introduction to Finding Funders, Main Library, Youngstown; 330-744-8636. Learn to find funders for your nonprofit with the Foundation Center’s comprehensive funding research tool. This hour-long session provides a hands-on introduction to the Foundation Center’s web subscription database, The Foundation Directory Online Professional. 6:30 p.m. Free.

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 are discussed. Visitors are welcome. Every third Tuesday. 7-9 p.m.

WEDNESDAY 18

Our Lady of Mount Carmel Parish Festival, 381 Robbins Ave., Niles; 330-652-5825. Annual parish festival touts entertainment, rides, raffles, Italian food and fireworks. July 18-22.

Ongoing: Health & Wellness Walks, Mill Creek MetroParks, various locations; 330-702-3000. Join Mill Creek MetroParks for some group walking events. Sessions include: July 10: Meet at Ford Nature Center. Moderate rating, 2 or 4 miles. July 18: Meet at MetroParks Bikeway Trailhead at MetroParks Farm. Moderate rating, 2 or 4 miles. July 24: Meet at the overflow parking lot on West Golf Drive. Easy rating, 1 or 3 miles. July 31: Meet at MetroParks Bikeway Trailhead at Kirk Road. Easy rating, 2 or 4 miles. Occurs at 6 p.m. on Tuesdays and 9 a.m. on Wednesdays. 9 a.m. Free.

Ongoing: Music and Movement at Main, Warren-Trumbull County Public Library, 444 Mahoning Ave., Warren; 330-399-8807.  Children learn language and motor skills through an energetic combination of music, movement, and literature. For toddlers ages 19 to 35 months old with parent or caregiver. Registration is required each week beginning Wednesday, May 30. by calling 330-399-8807, Ext. 401. 10 a.m. and 11 a.m. Free.

Park Explorers (Grades 4-6), Ford Nature Center, Mill Creek MetroParks; 330-702-3000.  Learn about the plants and animals that live in Mill Creek Park, as well as some of the Park’s history through hikes, games, crafts, and more. Registration and fee due at Ford Nature Center by July 9. 10 a.m.-2 p.m. $30 R, $35 NR.

Ongoing: T’ai Chi Step One in the Gardens, Fellows Riverside Gardens, 123 McKinley Ave., Mill Creek MetroParks, Youngstown; 330-740-7116.  Ease stress, improve health, and increase vitality. Join Marie Lew in warm-ups, breathing exercises and selected movements from a classic Chen T’ai Chi form. Call Fellows Riverside Gardens for information. Occurs on Wednesday, July 11, 18, 25. Noon-1 p.m. $10 per class.

Computer Research 102: You, Too, Can Find Most Anyone, Public Library, Boardman branch; 330-744-8636. Learn about the library’s databases and websites devoted to finding people. This class highlights ReferenceUSA’s white pages, Your Gov-Mahoning County Auditor, and the Subject Area Research-People Finding Sources websites. 6:30 p.m. Free.

7UP Summerfest Spectacular Series: Del Sinchak, Morley Pavilion, Wick Recreation Area, Youngstown; 330-702-3000. Polkas. 7 p.m. Free.

Weekly: Yoga Class, Fred Astaire Dance Studio, 5090 Market St., Youngstown; 330-788-3200. Fred Astaire offers at yoga class at 8:15 p.m. on Wednesdays. Call for more information. 8:15 p.m. $12 per class.

THURSDAY 19

Our Lady of Mount Carmel Parish Festival, 381 Robbins Ave., Niles; 330-652-5825. Annual parish festival touts entertainment, rides, raffles, Italian food and fireworks. July 18-22.

Ongoing: Yoga at Fellows Riverside Gardens, Fellows Riverside Gardens, 123 McKinley Ave., Mill Creek MetroParks, Youngstown; 330-740-7116. A blend of energizing yoga styles will help you keep a healthy outlook. Students at all levels are welcome. Bring a mat and small blanket. Call Fellows Riverside Gardens for information. Meets on Tuesdays from 9:30-11 a.m. and 5:30-7 p.m., July 3, 10, 17, 24. Meets on Thursdays from 9:30-11 a.m. and 5:30-7 p.m. on July 5, 12, 19, 26. 9:30 a.m. $10 per class.

Austintown Stitch and Share, Humanity House, 755 Ohltown Road, Austintown; for more information call Theresa at 330-793-1619. Sewing group meets the third Thursday. 10 a.m.

Family Tours, MetroParks Farm, Route 46, Canfield; 330-702-3000.  Join the park for a guided tour of the Farm on a tractor-wagon ride and enjoy a visit with the animals. Playroom and Gift Shop will be open. Tour is 60-75 minutes, so pack a lunch for a picnic. Reservations are suggested; space is limited. Occurs July 5, 12, 19, 26. 10 a.m. Free.

Park Explorers (Grades 4-6), Ford Nature Center, Mill Creek MetroParks; 330-702-3000.  Learn about the plants and animals that live in Mill Creek Park, as well as some of the Park’s history through hikes, games, crafts, and more. Registration and fee due at Ford Nature Center by July 9. 10 a.m.-2 p.m. $30 R, $35 NR.

Preschool Storytime, Warren-Trumbull County Public Library, 444 Mahoning Ave., Warren; 330-399-8807. Preschool Storytime features stories and a craft related to a weekly theme, and reinforces the development of early literacy skills. For children ages 3 to 5 years. Registration is not required. 6:30 p.m. Free.

Thursdays at the Amphitheatre, 321 Mahoning Ave., downtown Warren; http://www.trumbullarts.org for more information. 7-9 p.m. Free.

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. Every Thursday. 7 p.m.

FRIDAY 20

Our Lady of Mount Carmel Parish Festival, 381 Robbins Ave., Niles; 330-652-5825. Annual parish festival touts entertainment, rides, raffles, Italian food and fireworks. July 18-22.

Annual Car Show, National Packard Museum, 1899 Mahoning, Warren; 330-394-1899. July 20-22.

Breakfast Botany: Acanthus Family, Fellows Riverside Gardens, 123 McKinley Ave., Mill Creek MetroParks, Youngstown; 330-740-7116. Start your morning with a brisk walk through the Gardens.  Return to the Garden Café to enjoy a light breakfast and learn more about the plant family that includes Bear’s Breeches. Space limited; call Fellows Riverside Gardens to register. 8:30-10 a.m. $7 R, $9 NR.

Twice Monthly: A Loose Knit Group, Fellows Riverside Gardens, 123 McKinley Ave., Mill Creek MetroParks, Youngstown; 330-740-7116. Help fellow crafters “Warm Up America,” by making afghans and other projects to donate locally. All skill levels are welcome. Occurs July 6, 20. Call for more information. 10 a.m.-noon.

Babytime, Warren-Trumbull County Public Library, 444 Mahoning Ave., Warren; 330-399-8807. Laugh and learn with your baby! Infants ages 6 to 18 months with parent or caregiver. Short stories, fingerplays, and simple songs. Registration is required by calling 330-399-8807, Ext. 401. 11 a.m. Free.

Noon in the Park @ Courthouse Square, Courthouse Square Park, downtown Warren; http://www.trumbullarts.org for more information. The Fine Arts Council of Trumbull County continues its noon music series today. 11:15 a.m. Free.

Romance Readers’ Book Club, McKinley Memorial Library, 40 N. Main St., Niles; 330-652-1704, ext. 205. For those who love to read romance novels. Every third Thursday. 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. Meets the third Thursday. 7-9 p.m.

Thursdays at the Amphitheatre, 321 Mahoning Ave., downtown Warren; http://www.trumbullarts.org for more information. The Fine Arts Council of Trumbull County continues its free concert series on Thursdays at the Amphitheatre. 7-9 p.m. Free.

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

Bi-monthly: Recovery, Inc., Christ Church Presbyterian Church, 1933 Canfield Road; 330-747-1176. Self-help mental health group. Meets the first and third Thursday. 7 p.m.

Cleveland Indians Baseball, Progressive Field, downtown Cleveland; 216-420-4487. The Indians play the Baltimore at home. 7:05 p.m.  $85-$9.

Pittsburgh Pirates Baseball, PNC Park, downtown Pittsburgh; 1-800-BUY-BUCS. The Pirates play the Marlins at home. 7:05 p.m.

Weekly: Friday Night at the Movies, Amphitheater, Lake Milton State Park, Grandview Road  (north of the swim beach; Lake Milton. Features family movies every Friday. Bring a blanket. 9 p.m.

SATURDAY 21

Our Lady of Mount Carmel Parish Festival, 381 Robbins Ave., Niles; 330-652-5825. Annual parish festival touts entertainment, rides, raffles, Italian food and fireworks. July 18-22.

Annual Car Show, National Packard Museum, 1899 Mahoning, Warren; 330-394-1899. July 20-22.

Birding the Sanctuary, Mill Creek MetroParks; 330-740-7107. Jeff Harvey of Wild Birds Unlimited will lead this walk at the Mill Creek Wildlife Sanctuary, a 264-acre park district property closed to the public. Call Ford Nature Center by July 20 for reservations. Upon registration, you will receive additional details. No walk -ins will be permitted. 8 a.m. Free.

MetroMutts Hike, Mill Creek MetroParks. Bring your canine companion and join us as we hike the East Golf Trail.  Angels for Animals will be there with some of their adoptable dogs.  Meet at the East Golf parking lot off Route 224.  Easy rating, 2 miles. 9 a.m.  Free.

Weekly: Lake Milton Farmer’s Market,  Amphitheater, Lake Milton State Park, Grandview Road  (north of the swim beach; Lake Milton.  Features fresh produce, including peaches, apples, corn, tomatoes, peppers, plus baked goods and flowers. Occurs weekly in summer. 9 a.m.-noon. Free.

Coupon Swap @ the Library, Public Library, Canfield branch, 43 W. Main St., Canfield; 330-744-8636. Do you have coupons you don’t need or need coupons you don’t have?  Join us at the Canfield Library to stretch your shopping dollars by swapping coupons or learning new tips from other coupon-clippers. A Smart Money program. 10 a.m. Free.

Weekly: Northside Farmers Market, First Unitarian Universalist Church, 1105 Elm St., First Unitarian Universalist Church, Youngstown; 330-518-6971. (This organization also offers a downtown farmers market every Tuesday from 11:30 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. on Central Square.) Both feature fresh local produce, baked goods and small vendors. Accepts WIC and EBT. Every Saturday. 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. Free.

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

Cleveland Indians Baseball, Progressive Field, downtown Cleveland; 216-420-4487. The Indians play the Baltimore at home. 7:05 p.m.  $85-$9.

Pittsburgh Pirates Baseball, PNC Park, downtown Pittsburgh; 1-800-BUY-BUCS. The Pirates play the Marlins at home. 7:05 p.m.

Draw the Line: River Rock at the Amp, 321 Mahoning Ave. NW, Warren; 866-360-1552 or ricerrockattheamp.com. Tonight’s amphitheater concert features Draw the Line, an Aerosmith tribute band. Shotgun Willie opens. 8:30 p.m.

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