• Calendar (Week 3) October 16-22

Tuesday 16

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). 10:30 a.m. Free.

Preschool Storytime, Warren-Trumbull County Public Library, Cortland Branch Library, 578 Lakeview Drive, Cortland; 330-638-6335. For children ages 3 to 5 years.  11 a.m. Free.

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.

Author visit: Rick Yancey of the Monstrumologist Series, Public Library, Austintown branch, 600 South Raccoon Road; 330-744-8636. Join Teen Xtreme to meet and greet Printz Award-winning author Rick Yancey of Monstrumologist fame. Yancey has also authored the adult Effective Detective series and the children’s Alfred Kropp series. Feel free to brown bag it for this lunchtime event and we’ll provide a light dessert and beverage. Registration is limited. Call the Library or register online from our Teen Page. http://www.libraryvisit.org/teens and click on Austintown. For teens in grades 7-12 and their families. Noon. Free.

T’ai Chi Step One in the Gardens, Fellows Riverside Gardens, 123 McKinley Ave., 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. Noon-1 p.m. Wednesdays in October. $10 per class.

Preschool Storytime, Warren-Trumbull County Public Library, Brookfield branch, 7032 Grove St., Brookfield; 330-448-8134. For children ages 3 to 5 years. 1 p.m. Free.

Preschool Storytime, Warren-Trumbull County Public Library, Main Library, 444 Mahoning Ave. NW, Warren; 330-399-8807. For children ages 3 to 5 years. 1 p.m. Free.

Teen Advisory Board, Warren-Trumbull County Public Library, Main Library, 444 Mahoning Ave. NW, Warren; 330-399-8807. Teens. This is your chance to have a voice in what goes on at your library. For teens in grades 7-12. For more information, call 330-399-8807, ext. 305.  3:30 p.m. Free.

Preschool Storytime, Warren-Trumbull County Public Library, Howland Branch Library, 9095 East Market St., Howland; 330-856-2011. For children ages 3 to 5 years.  6 p.m. Free.

Young Science Wizards, Warren-Trumbull County Public Library, Main Library, 444 Mahoning Ave. NW, Warren; 330-399-8807. Experiment within the magical world of science in this hands-on program for kids in grades K -3. Registration is required by calling 330-399-8807, ext. 401.  6 p.m. Free.

Grantseeking Basics, Public Library, Main Library, 305 Wick Ave., Youngstown; 330-744-8636. Gain an introduction to the world of foundation fundraising. Geared to beginners, provides instruction in foundation research and identifying potential funders. Includes a tour of the Grant Center. To register, call library and ask for the Information Services Department or register online at http://www.libraryvisit.org/programs using the Events Calendar. 6:30 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.

Monster Bash with Teen Author Rick Yancey, Public Library, Poland Branch, 311 S. Main St.; 330-744-8636. Join us at our Monster Bash to hear award winning teen author Rick Yancey present, “Monsters – Are They Real? The Science And Research.” He will also be signing books and posing for pictures. Afterwards, have fun playing our “build a monster” game for a chance to win a prize and enjoy some refreshments and additional prizes. Yancey is also the author of the Alfred Kropp series for children and the Effective Detective series for adults. Registration is limited. You can register by calling the Library or registering online from the Teen Website http://www.libraryvisit.org/teens and clicking on Poland. For teens in grades 7-12 and their families. 6:30-8:30 p.m. Free.

Weekly: Standing in the Gap Religious Meeting, Room 204, Central YMCA, 17 N. Champion St., Downtown Youngstown; 330-744-8411 or visit http://www.youngstownymca.org. Religious program led by Justin Burnette Sr. Every Thursday. 6:30-8:30 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 17

Music & Movement, Warren-Trumbull County Public Library, Main Library, 444 Mahoning Ave. NW, Warren; 330-399-8807. Children learn language and motor skills through an energetic combination of music, movement, and books. For toddlers ages 19 to 35 months old with parent or caregiver. Registration for the six-week sessions begins Wednesday, Sept. 5. Call 330-399-8807, ext. 401 to register.  10 a.m.

Time for Tots, Warren-Trumbull County Public Library, Cortland Branch Library, 578 Lakeview Drive, Cortland; 330-638-6335. A developmentally-appropriate storytime program for children ages 2 to 3 years with a parent or caregiver. Registration is required and begins one week before the start of each session (Wednesday, Sept. 12). Call 330-638-6335 to register.  11 a.m.

Launch into Literacy, Public Library, Newport branch, 3730 Market St., Youngstown; 330-744-8636.  Enjoy a 2012 version of the traditional story time with the iPad. For children ages 2-5. Children under age 7 must be accompanied by an adult. 11 a.m. Free.

Music & Movement, Warren-Trumbull County Public Library, Main Library, 444 Mahoning Ave. NW, Warren; 330-399-8807. Children learn language and motor skills through an energetic combination of music, movement, and books. For toddlers ages 19 to 35 months old with parent or caregiver. Registration for the six-week sessions begins Wednesday, Sept. 5. Call 330-399-8807, ext. 401 to register.  11 a.m.

Weekly: Rotary Club of Warren Meeting, Enzo’s Restaurant, 2918 Elm Road, Warren; 330-369-7500. Warren chapter of this international business and service organization meets every Wednesday for lunch and a business meeting. Call for more information. Noon.

T’ai Chi Step One in the Gardens, Fellows Riverside Gardens, 123 McKinley Ave., 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. Noon-1 p.m. Wednesdays in October. $10 per class.

Conversation Salon: Health Care Today, Public Library, various locations; 330-744-8636. Join us and share your thoughts. The topic for this event is, “Health Care Today,” facilitated by Molly Toth. Open to the public. Attendees wanting more information should contact the Development Office at 330-740-6086. News media, contact the PR Department at 330-740-6088. Main Library, Noon, Wednesday, Oct. 17. Newport Library, 6:30 p.m., Wednesday, Oct. 24. Noon. Free.

Intro to Email Class, Warren-Trumbull County Public Library, Cortland Branch Library, 578 Lakeview Drive, Cortland; 330-638-6335. Registration is required by calling 330-399-8807 ext. 406.  2 p.m.

Teen Advisory, Board Warren-Trumbull County Public Library, Cortland Branch Library, 578 Lakeview Drive, Cortland; 330-638-6335. Cortland teens. This is your chance to have a voice in what goes on at your library. For teens in grades 7-12. For more information, call 330-638-6335.  3:30 p.m.

Crafty Kids, Warren-Trumbull County Public Library, Howland Branch Library, 9095 East Market St., Howland; 330-856-2011. Drop in for crafts and fun. For kids ages 5 to 12. 4 p.m.

Thursday 18

Pumpkin Carving, Fellows Riverside Gardens, 123 McKinley Ave., Youngstown; 330-740-7116. Have fun helping to carve pumpkins for display at the Pumpkin Walk held on Oct. 21. Carving area is in the Service Building which may be chilly, so dress in warm layers. Carving tools will be available or bring your own. Light refreshments are provided. 9 a.m -3 p.m., Thursday – Saturday, Oct. 18-20. Free.

Toddler Tales, Warren-Trumbull County Public Library, Howland Branch Library, 9095 East Market St., Howland; 330-856-2011. Storytime for toddlers ages 19 to 35 months with a parent or caregiver. Registration is required and begins one week before the start of each session (Thursday, Sept. 13). Call 330-856-2011 to register.  10 a.m. Free.

Toddler Tales, Warren-Trumbull County Public Library, Howland Branch Library, 9095 East Market St., Howland; 330-856-2011. Storytime for toddlers ages 19 to 35 months with a parent or caregiver. Registration is required and begins one week before the start of each session (Thursday, Sept. 13). Call 330-856-2011 to register.  11 a.m. Free.

Babytime, Warren-Trumbull County Public Library, Cortland Branch Library, 578 Lakeview Drive, Cortland; 330-638-6335. For infants ages 6 to 18 months with parent or caregiver. Short stories, fingerplays, and simple songs. Registration is required and begins one week prior to the event. Call 330-638-6335 to register.  11 a.m. Free.

Preschool Storytime, Warren-Trumbull County Public Library, Liberty branch, 415 Churchill-Hubbard Road, Liberty; 330-759-2589.. 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. 11:30 a.m. Free.

Nook for the Novice, Public Library, Boardman Branch, 7680 Glenwood Ave.; 330-744-8636. Bring your Nook and we’ll show you how to download eBooks from the Library’s Digital Catalog. Space is limited and sign-up is required. Call 330.744.8636 and ask for the Boardman Library. 2 p.m. Free.

Intro to Email Class, Warren-Trumbull County Public Library, Main Library, 444 Mahoning Ave. NW, Warren; 330-399-8807. Registration is required by calling 330-399-8807 ext. 406.  2-4 p.m. Free.

Book Talk, Public Library, Newport branch, 3730 Market St., Youngstown; 330-744-8636.  Come and snack while we talk about what you’re reading. For teens in grades 7-12. 4:30 p.m. Free.

Harvest Celebration, Warren-Trumbull County Public Library, Liberty branch, 415 Churchill-Hubbard Road, Liberty; 330-759-2589. Features a spooky story, games, and snack. Wear your costume if you dare. For kids in grades K-4. Registration required by Monday, Oct. 15. Call 330-759-2589 to register.  5 p.m. Free.

Youngstown Complaints Choir Rehearsals, First Unitarian Universalist Church, 1105 Elm St., Youngstown; 330-941-1400. Got something to say? Why not sing about it? The Youngstown Complaints Choir is part of an international arts movement of Complaints Choirs. Rehearsals will occur from 6-7 p.m. on Oct. 4, 18, 25 and Nov. 1 and 8. Singers and non-singers are welcome to participate. Instrumentalists are also needed. Performances will occur at three area locations on Nov. 9, 11 and 17. Call for more information. 6-7 p.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.

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.

Sci-Fi & Fantasy Book Discussion Group, Warren-Trumbull County Public Library, Main Library, 444 Mahoning Ave. NW, Warren; 330-399-8807. A variety of science fiction and/or fantasy titles are discussed by the librarians and the group. It’s a wide-ranging, free-form discussion looking at new and not-new topics and titles in this genre. Call 330-399-8807, ext. 401 for more information.  6:30 p.m. Free.

Preschool Storytime, Warren-Trumbull County Public Library, Main Library, 444 Mahoning Ave. NW, Warren; 330-399-8807. For children ages 3 to 5 years. 6:30 p.m. Free.

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.

Show What You Know: Chess Night, Public Library, Boardman Branch, 7680 Glenwood Ave.; 330-744-8636. Learn and play a game of Chess. For adults and teens in grades 7-12. 7 p.m. Free.

Weekly: Meditations, Spiritual Path Church, 2041 Moravia St. Extension, New Castle; 724-698-7564. Meditation occurs every Thursday. 7:30 p.m. Free.

Friday 19

Breakfast Botany: Daphne, Fellows Riverside Gardens, 123 McKinley Ave., Youngstown; 330-740-7116. Start your morning with a stroll through the Gardens noting highlights of autumn. Return to the Garden Café for a light breakfast and learn more about plants in the family that includes Daphne. Call 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 Oct. 5 and 19. Call for more information. 10 a.m.-noon.

Preschool Storytime, Warren-Trumbull County Public Library, Howland Branch Library, 9095 East Market St., Howland; 330-856-2011. For children ages 3 to 5 years.  11 a.m.  Free.

Babytime, Warren-Trumbull County Public Library, Main Library, 444 Mahoning Ave. NW, Warren; 330-399-8807. For infants ages 6 to 18 months with parent or caregiver. Short stories, fingerplays, and simple songs. Registration is required and begins one week prior to the event. Call 330-399-8807, ext 401 to register.  11 a.m. Free.

Dinner With The Addams, Fairview Arts and Outreach Center, 4220 Youngstown-Poland Road, Struthers; 330-750-0513. The Addams are hosting a dinner party at Top Hat Production’s Fairview Arts and Outreach Center, and you’re on the guest list for a musical celebration of family, ancestors and new friends. The show runs Oct. 12-27; performances are at 6:30 p.m. 6:30 p.m. $27.50.

Postmortem, New Castle Playhouse, 212 E. Long, New Castle; 724-654-3437. “Postmortem,” a thriller by Ken Ludwig, tells the story of William Gillette, a famed actor and playwright, who invites cast members to his Connecticut River castle for an entertaining weekend. However, he didn’t anticipate a murder plot against him. The show runs Oct. 19-Nov. 4. Friday and Saturday performances begin at 7:30 p.m., while Sunday matinees begin at 2 p.m. 7:30 p.m.

The Woman In Black, Youngstown Playhouse, 600 Playhouse Lane, Youngstown; 330-788-8739. The show runs Oct. 19-28, with a special Halloween performance on Oct. 31. $17 (adults), $14 (seniors and students), $10 (children).

The Masque Of The Red Death, 702 Mahoning Ave., Youngstown; 330-746-5455. The Victorian Players will present Edgar Allen Poe’s “The Mask of the Red Death,” which tells the story of a violent disease that is ravaging the countryside, from Oct. 12-28. The opening night audience will be treated to a wine and cheese reception prior to the performance, and two midnight shows will be offered (Oct. 20, Oct. 27). 7:30 p.m. $10 (adults), $8 (seniors and students).

The Importance Of Being Earnest, Kent Trumbull Theatre, 4314 Mahoning Ave. NW, Warren; 330-675-8833. Directed by Jim Canacci, this production of Oscar Wilde’s classic play follows the story of two young gentlemen living in 1890s England who have started bending the truth in order to put excitement into their lives. The show runs Oct. 12-14 and 19-21. Friday and Saturday performances begin at 8 p.m., while Sunday matinees begin at 3 p.m. 8 p.m. $10 (adults), $8 (seniors and students), $6 (children under 12).

Saturday 20

Birding the Sanctuary, Mill Creek Wildlife Sanctuary, Mill Creek MetroParks; 330-740-7107. Jeff Harvey of Wild Birds Unlimited will lead a walk at the Mill Creek Wildlife Sanctuary. Reservations must be made by calling Ford Nature Center by 5 p.m. Oct. 19. Boots are required. No “walk-ins” will be permitted. 8 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. 9 a.m.-noon. 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.-1 p.m. Free.

Stomp Out Domestic  Vendors Show, Fire Station Hall, 74 State Route7 (just south of Yankee Lake), Brookfield; contact Elizabeth Redmond at 330-717-9241 or email ekredmond@marykay.com  Proceeds from this show will be used to purchase personal care bags which will be donated to Trumbull County’s Someplace Safe Shelter for victims of domestic violence. 10 a.m.-4 p.m.

Free Job Help 102 – Resume Skills, Public Library, Newport branch, 3730 Market St., Youngstown; 330-744-8636. This class highlights the Resume Writing templates and programs available through the library’s databases, programs and websites. 10:30 a.m. Free.

Spooktacular Funfest, Morely Pavilion, Wick Recreation Area ,1861 McCollum Road, Youngstown;  330-740-7107. Register at 12:30. Features a children’s costume contest, trick or treating at vendor booths, and games. Competitions begin at 1 p.m. Also features a concert by Hey Kid, the antics of Jocko the Clown, a mummy-wrap contest, and costumed pets (secured on a leash) for a special competition. Food vendors will be available. Call Ford Nature Center 330-740-7107 for details.12:30-4 p.m. Free.

Girard Zombie Scavenger Hunt, Zeke’s Design Studio, 21 S. State St., Girard; 330-398-3287. Professional zombie make up artists G.D Effects, movie personalities and vendors will be on hand for this event. Makeup artists will available at noon for $10. Tickets will be available at Hollywood Ink in Girard. 3 p.m.-12:30 a.m. $15.

Reading and Other Forms of Art, Butler Trumbull Branch, 9350 East Market St. The W-TCPL and the Butler Institute of American Art offer a unique blend of art and books during this interactive family program. Children’s librarians will present stories, and art educators from the Butler will present a companion craft. For ages 5 to 10 with accompanying adult. Registration is not required. For more information, call 330-399-8807, ext. 401.  2 p.m. Free.

Dinner With The Addams, Fairview Arts and Outreach Center, 4220 Youngstown-Poland Road, Struthers; 330-750-0513. The Addams are hosting a dinner party at Top Hat Production’s Fairview Arts and Outreach Center, and you’re on the guest list for a musical celebration of family, ancestors and new friends. The show runs Oct. 12-27; performances are at 6:30 p.m. 6:30 p.m. $27.50.

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.

The Masque Of The Red Death, 702 Mahoning Ave., Youngstown; 330-746-5455. The Victorian Players will present Edgar Allen Poe’s “The Mask of the Red Death,” which tells the story of a violent disease that is ravaging the countryside, from Oct. 12-28. The opening night audience will be treated to a wine and cheese reception prior to the performance, and two midnight shows will be offered (Oct. 20, Oct. 27). 7:30 p.m. and midnight. $10 (adults), $8 (seniors and students).

Third Annual Vampire Biker Ball Caravan, 1465 Sampson St., New Castle; 330-550-4000. This annual event in part benefits for the Mahoning County chapter of the American Red Cross. It includes music by Hairy George, ghost bartenders, Heels ‘n Wheels Entertainment, and a special vamp appearance by Mistress Vivian and her minions.  8 p.m.-1 a.m.

The Woman In Black, Youngstown Playhouse, 600 Playhouse Lane, Youngstown; 330-788-8739. The show runs Oct. 19-28, with a special Halloween performance on Oct. 31. $17 (adults), $14 (seniors and students), $10 (children).

Postmortem, New Castle Playhouse, 212 E. Long, New Castle; 724-654-3437. “Postmortem,” a thriller by Ken Ludwig, tells the story of William Gillette, a famed actor and playwright, who invites cast members to his Connecticut River castle for an entertaining weekend. However, he didn’t anticipate a murder plot against him. The show runs Oct. 19-Nov. 4. Friday and Saturday performances begin at 7:30 p.m., while Sunday matinees begin at 2 p.m. 7:30 p.m.

The Importance Of Being Earnest, Kent Trumbull Theatre, 4314 Mahoning Ave. NW, Warren; 330-675-8833. Directed by Jim Canacci, this production of Oscar Wilde’s classic play follows the story of two young gentlemen living in 1890s England who have started bending the truth in order to put excitement into their lives. The show runs Oct. 12-14 and 19-21. Friday and Saturday performances begin at 8 p.m., while Sunday matinees begin at 3 p.m. 8 p.m. $10 (adults), $8 (seniors and students), $6 (children under 12).

Sunday 21

Pick of the Patch A Booootful Time, MetroParks Farm, 7574 Columbiana-Canfield Road, Canfield; 330-533-7572. Join MetroParks on a wagon ride through the fields, over the creek, and to the Pumpkin Patch. You can pick your own pint size pumpkin and upon our return they’ll have supplies for you to decorate your pumpkin (no carving) for a fall display. Wagon rides will leave approximately every hour. Occurs on Sundays in October.1-4 p.m. $2 per person; $3.50 per person with pumpkin.

Dr. Kirtland Returns to Poland, 311 South Main St., Poland; 330-744-8636. Jared Potter Kirtland (1793- 1877) was a true Renaissance man who lived in Poland for about a dozen years. Ron St. Pierre, retired Ohio State University professor, will portray Kirtland. Afterward, those who wish may walk to Kirtland’s house and the family cemetery. Seating is limited; please call FNC to register by Oct. 20. This program is in partnership with the Public Library of Youngstown and Mahoning County. Meet at Poland Branch Library. 2 p.m. Free.

Dr. Kirtland Returns to Poland Public Library, Poland Branch, 311 S. Main St.; 330-744-8636. Jared Potter Kirtland (1793- 1877) was a true Renaissance man (physician, professor, legislator, judge, and accomplished naturalist) who lived in Poland for about a dozen years. Ron St. Pierre, retired Ohio State University professor, will portray Kirtland. Afterward, those who wish may walk to Kirtland’s house and the family cemetery. This Mill Creek Park program is in partnership with the Library. Seating is limited; please call the Mill Creek Park Ford Nature Center to register by October 20. Meet at Poland Branch Library. 2 p.m. Free.

The Woman In Black, Youngstown Playhouse, 600 Playhouse Lane, Youngstown; 330-788-8739. The show runs Oct. 19-28, with a special Halloween performance on Oct. 31. $17 (adults), $14 (seniors and students), $10 (children).

Postmortem, New Castle Playhouse, 212 E. Long, New Castle; 724-654-3437. “Postmortem,” a thriller by Ken Ludwig, tells the story of William Gillette, a famed actor and playwright, who invites cast members to his Connecticut River castle for an entertaining weekend. However, he didn’t anticipate a murder plot against him. The show runs Oct. 19-Nov. 4. Friday and Saturday performances begin at 7:30 p.m., while Sunday matinees begin at 2 p.m. 2 p.m.

The Masque Of The Red Death, 702 Mahoning Ave., Youngstown; 330-746-5455. The Victorian Players will present Edgar Allen Poe’s “The Mask of the Red Death,” which tells the story of a violent disease that is ravaging the countryside, from Oct. 12-28. The opening night audience will be treated to a wine and cheese reception prior to the performance, and two midnight shows will be offered (Oct. 20, Oct. 27). 2 p.m. $10 (adults), $8 (seniors and students).

The Importance Of Being Earnest, Kent Trumbull Theatre, 4314 Mahoning Ave. NW, Warren; 330-675-8833. Directed by Jim Canacci, this production of Oscar Wilde’s classic play follows the story of two young gentlemen living in 1890s England who have started bending the truth in order to put excitement into their lives. The show runs Oct. 12-14 and 19-21. Friday and Saturday performances begin at 8 p.m., while Sunday matinees begin at 3 p.m. 3 p.m. $10 (adults), $8 (seniors and students), $6 (children under 12).

Pumpkin Walk at Twilight, Fellows Riverside Gardens, 123 McKinley Ave., Youngstown; 330-740-7116. Jack O’Lanterns will be smiling as you stroll about the Gardens at twilight. Harvest decorations will be on display throughout Fellows Riverside Gardens. Includes refreshments and entertainment in the Davis Center. 5:30-8 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.

Dinner With The Addams, Fairview Arts and Outreach Center, 4220 Youngstown-Poland Road, Struthers; 330-750-0513. The Addams are hosting a dinner party at Top Hat Production’s Fairview Arts and Outreach Center, and you’re on the guest list for a musical celebration of family, ancestors and new friends. The show runs Oct. 12-27; performances are at 6:30 p.m. 6:30 p.m. $27.50.

Monday 22

Spook-tacular Crafts!, Public Library, various locations. 330-744-8636. Make and take home a fun Halloween craft! For children of all ages. Greenford and Sebring during library hours, Oct. 22-31.

Baby Brilliant: Time to Move Story Time, Public Library, Brownlee Woods Branch, 4010 Sheridan Road, Youngstown; 330-744-8636. An active story time for the young and restless. Explore various forms of movement with stories, finger plays, music and more. For ages 2-5. Children must be accompanied by an adult. 10:30 a.m.

Preschool Storytime, Warren-Trumbull County Public Library, Lordstown branch, 1471 Salt Springs Road, Lordstown; 330-824-2094. For children ages 3 to 5 years. 1 p.m. Free.

Young Science Wizards, Warren-Trumbull County Public Library, Lordstown branch, 1471 Salt Springs Road, Lordstown; 330-824-2094. Experiment within the magical world of science in this hands-on program for kids in grades K -3. Registration is required by calling 330-824-2094.  4:30 p.m. Free.

Bocce for Hope, Cassesse’s MVR, 410 Walnut St., Youngstown; 330-406-1048 or email avspano@hopemv.org. The Hope Foundation of the Mahoning Valley and Cassese’s MVR is inviting everyone who plays bocce to support the “Bocce for Hope,” which will help raise money for the chronically/terminally ill children in the Mahoning Valley. 5-9 p.m.

Preschool Storytime, Warren-Trumbull County Public Library, Cortland Branch Library, 578 Lakeview Drive, Cortland; 330-638-6335. For children ages 3 to 5 years. Registration is not required. Call 330-638-6335 for more information.  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. Admission is free. 6-9 p.m. Free.

eBooks @ Your Library: For Nook Users, Public Library, Canfield branch; 43 W. Main St.; 330-744-8636. Join us to learn about downloading library eBooks to your Nook device and how to use our digital catalog. Space is very limited – sign-up is required. Call main library and ask for the Canfield Library to register for this event. 6:30 p.m. Free.

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