• Calendar (Weeks 1-4) October 1-31

Monday 1

Flu and Pneumonia Immunizations, Public Library, Main Library, 305 Wick Ave., Youngstown; 330-744-8636. The Youngstown City Health District will offer a flu clinic in the Meeting Room of Main Library. The seasonal flu vaccine and the pneumonia vaccine will be available. The flu shot will cost $20 and the pneumonia shot is $45. Medicare and Medicaid participants must bring their card. 9:30 a.m.-1 p.m.

Call for vendors: Afternoon of the Arts; 330-480-5656. The Davis Family YMCA is seeking vendors for its annual “Afternoon of the Arts” on Oct. 27. The event will include a craft show, art exhibit, artists at work,  kids’ crafts, live performances, music, poetry reading, and light refreshments.  Vendor tables are available for $20 each.  For more information, call the Y at or email Suzanne Gray at  sgray@youngstownymca.org.

Kids Vote! Elections 2012, Public Library, Poland Branch, 311 S. Main St.; 330-744-8636. Vote for your favorite storybook character. Three categories: Toddler/Preschool, Grades K-2, Grades 3-6. One vote per library visit. Results will be posted November 7 in the Poland Library. ( The ballot contains nominees you submitted in September. Thanks for participating!) Library hours, Monday, Oct. 1-Tuesday, Nov. 6.

Win Tickets to Disney’s “Phineas and Ferb: The Best Live Tour Ever,” Public Library, all locations. 330-744-8636. Enter a contest to win four tickets for the October 27 performance at the Covelli Centre at 1 or 3 p.m. Contest runs through Oct. 13. Entries available at all PLYMC libraries. To enter, fill out an entry form and write a paragraph on why you like Phineas and Ferb. Drawings will take place Oct. 15 at each branch and the Library will notify winners. Library hours through Saturday, Oct. 13.

Nonviolence Art Display, Public Library, Main Library, 305 Wick Ave., Youngstown; 330-744-8636. In honor of Nonviolence Week, art with a nonviolence theme, created by students in Youngstown City Schools, will be on display on the main floor of the Main Library Oct. 1-13. Also, Jeff Steinberg will be speaking about nonviolence at 6 p.m. in the meeting room on Oct. 8. Open to the public. Library hours, Oct. 1-13.

Teen Choice Awards, Public Library, various locations. 330-744-8636. What’s hot, what’s not? Stop by the library to vote on who’s the hottest singer, what stars shouldn’t be famous, what piece of tech accessory you can’t live without, and more. We’ll post the results in November. A lucky random participant will receive a prize! For teens in grades 7-12. Canfield and Sebring in month of October.

Monstrous Art Contest, Public Library, All Libraries. 330-744-8636. “The Monstrumologist” author Rick Yancey will be coming to the library on Oct. 16, and to coincide with his visit our 2012 art contest asks you to illustrate your favorite character or scene from any of the “Monstrumologist” books. Any visual medium is welcome. You can submit your drawing, painting, sketch, photograph, computer-generated art, etc. on paper no larger than 11” x 17” to any library in Mahoning County. Be sure to put your name, telephone number and grade on the back of your artwork. Entries will be judged in two groups (grades 7-9 and grades 10-12) and prizes will be awarded to one winner and one runner up from each group. Prizes include dinner with the author, a signed copy of “The Monstrumologist” and a monetary award. Entries must be received by no later than Oct. 6. For teens in grades 7-12. Library hours, Sept. 1-Oct. 6.

Danielle Scott Memorial Poetry Contest 2012, Public Library, All Libraries. 330-744-8636. Danielle Scott was a beloved Teen Advisory Board member whom we lost to cancer. To honor Danielle and her love of writing, the Pubic Library is sponsoring the 4th annual Danielle Scott Memorial Poetry Contest. This year, to correspond with our Teen Read Week author Rick Yancey and his Monstrumologist series and in keeping with the 2012 Teen Read Week theme of “It Came From the Library,” poems entered should have a horror-related theme: monsters, the supernatural, the Gothic and so on. Entries may be submitted online at http://www.teenxtremeonline.org/submityourwork.cfm or on standard 8 ∏” x 11” paper (not to exceed two pages) to any public library in Mahoning County by Oct. 31. If you submit your entry online, please select the writing type “Poem” and be sure to include your phone number. Hard copies must be typed. Be sure to include your name, telephone number, grade and school on your entry. Entries are not returnable. One winner will be chosen and will be awarded a plaque and a monetary prize. Eligibility: All entrants must be in grades 7-12 and either live in or attend school in Mahoning County. Library hours during the month of October.

The Grossest Thing I Ever Read, Public Library, All Libraries. 330-744-8636. Share your favorite loathsome literary moment from any book you’ve read by filling out our entry form at any library branch or online at http://www.libraryvisit.org/teens. The Teen Advisory Board will select the grossest of the gross entries and the winners will receive autographed copies of “The Monstrumologist” by Rick Yancey. For teens in grades 7-12. Library hours during the month of October.

Monster Hunt!, Public Library, Austintown branch, 600 South Raccoon Road; 330-744-8636. To be a good monster hunter, you first have to know where to find them. Make our teen area safe for humans by finding the hidden monsters and you could win! For teens in grades 7-12. Library hours in October.

Monster Match II- Real Monsters!, Public Library, Main Library, 305 Wick Ave., Youngstown; 330-744-8636. Match the image of the real-life monster with its name and you could win. For teens in grades 7-12. Library hours in month of October.

Trim a Tree for October, Public Library, various locations. 330-744-8636. Decorate an ornament for our all-seasons tree. For children of all ages. Springfield and Poland, Library hours in the month of October.

Discovery Bottle, Public Libraries, various locations; 330-744-8636. Turn the bottle round and round. List the items you have found. When you think you’ve done your best, drop your entry in the chest. All entries will be entered in a prize drawing. Struthers, Library hours,  month of October. West, Library hours during the month of October.

Scrambled Pumpkins, Public Library, various locations. 330-744-8636. Unscramble the clues hidden in the pumpkins! Figure out the secret message, and show the librarian for a creepy surprise! For school-age children. Austintown, Lake Milton and North Jackson, Library hours during the  month of October.

Guess ‘N’ Go – Do You Know?, Public Libraries, various locations; 330-744-8636. Guess the number of items in the jar. Closest guess wins. For children of all ages. Campbell, Library hours in October. East, Library hours during the month of October.

Sky Craft, Public Library, Poland Branch, 311 S. Main St.; 330-744-8636. Make art on a string to swing from the sky above the librarian’s desk. For school-age children. Library hours during the month of October.

Get Connected With Your eReader @ the Library, Public Library, Poland Branch, 311 S. Main St.; 330-744-8636. Bring your e-Reader to the library and we’ll show you how to download eBooks from the Library’s Digital Catalog on our website. Limited availability, sign-up required. Call Main Library and ask for Poland Library. 6-7 p.m., Monday, Oct. 1, 8, 22. 10-11 a.m., Saturday, Oct. 6. 10 a.m. Free.

Preschool Storytime, Warren-Trumbull County Public Library, Lordstown branch, 1471 Salt Springs Road, Lordstown; 330-824-2094. 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. 1 p.m. Free.

How ‘Bout Them Apples?, Warren-Trumbull County Public Library, Howland Branch Library, 9095 East Market St., Howland; 330-856-2011. Learn more about various apples through stories, games, trivia, and apple tasting. For children ages 5 and up. Registration is required by calling 330-856-2011. 6 p.m. Free.

Fight Bank Blight Campaign Kickoff, Garden Cafe, Mill Creek MetroParks, 123 McKinley Ave., Youngstown. The Mahoning Valley Organizing Collaborative will host tonight’s event, which seeks to call attention to the banking industry’s practices and their role in the  home foreclosure crisis. 6 p.m. Free.

Pups and Pages, Warren-Trumbull County Public Library, Main Library, 444 Mahoning Ave. NW, Warren; 330-399-8807. Children in kindergarten through Grade 6 may sign up for 15-minute sessions to read aloud to a registered therapy dog. Dogs are provided by K-9s for Compassion, a Delta Society pet partner group that assists with animal-assisted activity and animal-assisted therapy. Registration is required by calling 330-399-8807, ext. 401.  6 p.m. Free.

Pilates, Pioneer Pavilion, 840 Old Furnace Road, Youngstown; 330-740-7107. Call REC at 330-740-7106 for details. 6-7 p.m. Mondays and Wednesdays, Oct. 1-29. Fee for all classes: $40 R, $45 NR; fee for one class: $8 R, $10 NR.

Preschool Storytime, Warren-Trumbull County Public Library, Cortland Branch Library, 578 Lakeview Drive, Cortland; 330-638-6335. Features stories and a craft related to a weekly theme. For children ages 3 to 5 years. 6 p.m. Free.

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

Weekly: Seraphim Chorus, Boardman United Methodist Church, 6809 Market St., Boardman; for more information call the director, Kris Harper at 330-707-2144. Every Monday. 7:30 p.m.

Weekly: Co-Dependents Anonymous, Prince of Peace Church, 2985 Center Road, Poland; 330-743-3768. This 12-step recovery program for individuals in codependent relationships. Every Monday. 7:30 p.m.

Tuesday 2

Book Discussion on Leadership, Public Library, Poland Branch, 311 S. Main St.; 330-744-8636. “Charge” facilitated by Greg Smith. Sponsored by the Friends of the Library. 8 a.m., Tuesdays, Oct. 2-30. 8 a.m. Free.

Wild About Eyes Exhibit, Public Library, Newport branch, 3730 Market St., Youngstown; 330-744-8636. Learn about eye health and safety with a special exhibit and a family story time at Newport Library. Enjoy the “hands on” interactive kiosk exhibit from Oct. 2-30. The kiosk exhibit is designed to educate and enlighten visitors. The exhibit is organized by the Boonshoft Museum of Discovery and Prevent Blindness Ohio. Library hours, Oct. 2-30.

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 from 9:30-11 a.m. and from 5:30-7 p.m. on Tuesdays and Thursdays in October. 9:30 a.m. $10 per class.

Baby Brilliant: Bonding With Babies and Books, Public Library, various locations; 330-744-8636. For caregivers and their little ones who are 6 to 23 months. Twenty minutes of language enrichment including rhymes, songs and stories, followed by time to play and socialize. Children must be accompanied by an adult. Austintown, 10 a.m., Tuesday, Oct. 2, 9, 16, 23, 30. Boardman, 10 a.m., Thursday, Oct. 4. Canfield, 10 a.m., Monday, Oct. 8. Newport, 10:30 a.m., Thursday, Oct. 4 . Poland, 10 a.m., Wednesday, Oct. 3, 10, 17, 24. 31* (*Holiday program. Children can come in costume.)

Ongoing: Gotta Move Story Time, Public Libraries, various locations; 330-744-8636. Can’t sit still for story time? Come to this fun and interactive story time and you can dance and wiggle all that energy out! An active story time for the young and restless. For ages 2-5. Children must be accompanied by an adult. Austintown, 11 a.m., Tuesday, Oct. 2, 9, 16, 23, 30. Canfield, 10 a.m., Thursday, Oct. 4 . Sebring, 11 a.m., Thursday, Oct. 18.  11 a.m. Free.

Poland Friends Meeting, Public Library, Poland Branch, 311 S. Main St.; 330-744-8636. “Civil War” with Kimberly Adams and fellow Civil War re-enactors, who will come in costume to talk about fashions and Southern life during the war. 10 a.m.

Preschool Storytime, Warren-Trumbull County Public Library, Cortland Branch Library, 578 Lakeview Drive, Cortland; 330-638-6335. Features stories and a craft related to a weekly theme. 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.

Preschool Storytime, Warren-Trumbull County Public Library, Main Library, 444 Mahoning Ave. NW, Warren; 330-399-8807. Features stories and a craft related to a weekly theme. For children ages 3 to 5 years.  1 p.m. Free.

Recipe Exchange, Public Library, Newport branch, 3730 Market St., Youngstown; 330-744-8636. Join us at Newport for a recipe exchange program. Swap family favorites and acquire new recipes to try, as well as discussion on tips and techniques for creative cooking. 2-3 p.m., Tuesday, Oct. 2 and 23. 2 p.m. Free.

Preschool Storytime, Warren-Trumbull County Public Library, Brookfield branch, 7032 Grove St., Brookfield; 330-448-8134. Features stories and a craft related to a weekly theme. For children ages 3 to 5 years. 1 p.m. Free.

PS2sday, Public Library, Austintown branch, 600 South Raccoon Road; 330-744-8636. Come play video games in the meeting room after school. For teens in grades 7-12. 2:30 p.m., Tuesday, Oct. 2, 9. 2:30 p.m. Free.

SCORE, Public Library, Main Library, 305 Wick Ave., Youngstown; 330-744-8636. SCORE, 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 about starting and establishing a business. 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. The service is free. To talk with a business professional from SCORE, please call 330-941-2948 for an appointment. 5:30 p.m., Tuesday, Oct. 2, 16. 5:30 p.m. Free.

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 from 9:30-11 a.m. and from 5:30-7 p.m. on Tuesdays and Thursdays in October. 5:30 p.m. $10 per class.

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.

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.

Youngstown Nation Book Club, Community Room, Public Library of Youngstown and Mahoning County, 305 Wick Ave., Youngstown; email phil.kidd.9@facebook.com. Local activist Phil Kidd, founder of Defend Youngstown and Youngstown Nation, will lead a new book club and discussion group that focuses on local history, current events and community affairs. During tonight’s meeting, Kidd and Youngstown Nation will establish the discussion format and choose the first book to read. Call for more information. 6:30 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. Occurs every Tuesday. Religious program led by Justin Burnette Sr. Refreshments will be served. 6:30-8:30 p.m. Free.

Weekly: Zumba Classes, Fred Astaire Dance Studio, 5090 Market St., Youngstown; 330-788-3200. Fred Astaire offers a Zumba class at 6:45 p.m. on Tuesdays and Thursdays and at noon on Saturdays. The fees is $8 per class or discounts with class card. The center offers a special half-off price for the first class. Call for more information. 6:45 p.m. $8.

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: 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.

Wednesday 3

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. Every Wednesday. 9:30-11 a.m.

Baby Brilliant: Tales and Talk for 2s and 3s. Public Library, various locations; 330-744-8636. Features developmentally appropriate books, songs, rhymes, finger plays and other activities that will help your child (ages 2-3) become a successful reader. Children must be accompanied by an adult. Austintown, 10 a.m., Wednesday, Oct. 3, 10, 17, 24, 31* (*Holiday program. Children may come in costume.) Boardman, 10 a.m., Wednesday, Oct. 3, 10, 17, 31* (*Halloween stories and a treat). Canfield, 10 a.m., Wednesday, Oct. 3, 17, 31* (*Holiday program. Children may come in costume.). Main, 10 a.m., Thursday, Oct. 4, 18* (*Halloween program). Newport, 10:30 a.m., Friday, Oct. 5, 12, 19, 26 . Poland, 10:30 a.m., Thursday, Oct. 4, 18, 25* (*Holiday program. Children may come in costume.) 10 a.m. Free.

Baby Brilliant: Fun Time for 4s and 5s. Public Libraries, various locations; 330-744-8636. Join us for developmentally appropriate books, songs, rhymes, finger plays and other activities that will help your child (ages 4-5) become a successful reader. Children must be accompanied by an adult. Austintown, 11 a.m., Wednesday, Oct. 3, 10, 17, 24, 31* (*Holiday program. Come in costume.) Boardman, 10 a.m., Tuesday, Oct. 2, 9, 16, 30. Canfield, 1:30 p.m., Tuesday, Oct. 2, 9, 16, 23, 30* (*Holiday program. Come in costume.). Main, 10 a.m., Thursday, Oct. 25* (*Halloween program.). Poland, 1 p.m., Thursday, Oct. 4 , 18, 25* (*Holiday program. Come in costume.) 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. 10 a.m. Free.

Music & Movement, Warren-Trumbull County Public Library, Main Library, 444 Mahoning Ave. NW, Warren; 330-399-8807. 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. Free.

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. Free.

Monthly: Farmers’ Markets, St. Joe’s Minor Emergency, 1296 Tod Place, N.W., Warren. A series of Farmers’ Markets is planned for the St. Joseph Minor Emergency from July through October. Area neighbors are invited. The site has been selected because the West Side of Warren is considered a food desert by the United States Department of Agriculture. A food desert is a place without access to fresh produce. The Lake-to-River Food Cooperative is partnering with Humility of Mary Health Partners to bring fresh produce to its employees and nearby neighbors. Farmers who produce locally grown, sustainable produce will be featured. (St. Elizabeth Farmers’ Markets, which are held in the main lobby on Park Avenue, are held the third Wednesday of the month  (Oct. 17. ) The Farmers’ Markets at St. Joseph’s Minor Emergency will be held from 11 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. the first Wednesday of the month (Oct. 3). 11 a.m. to 2:30 p.m.

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.

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.

Conversation Salon: What is Diversity?, Public Library, Main Library, 305 Wick Ave., Youngstown; 330-744-8636. Join us and share your thoughts. The topic for this event is, “What is Diversity?” 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. Noon Free.

Yoga Storytime, Warren-Trumbull County Public Library, Cortland Branch Library, 578 Lakeview Drive, Cortland; 330-638-6335. It might be hard to believe but even young children can become stressed with school, home life, friends, and busy schedules. To de-stress, come to the library to learn a few simple yoga movements corresponding with Eric Carle’s “The Very Hungry Caterpillar.” Children are to wear comfortable clothes and bring a towel or blanket to sit on. For children ages 3 to 5 years. Registration is required. Call 330-638-6335 to register.  1 p.m. Free.

Intro to Computers 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- 4 p.m.

Introduction to the Ancestry Database, Warren-Trumbull County Public Library, Main Library, 444 Mahoning Ave. NW, Warren; 330-399-8807. Find out how W-TCPL?s subscription database Ancestry.com can help you fill out the branches of your family tree. Participants should be familiar with navigating a computer using a mouse. Registration is required by calling 330-399-8807 ext. 402.  5 p.m.

Youngstown City Council Meeting, 6th Floor, City Hall, 26 S. Phelps St., Youngstown; 330-742-8708. On tonight’s agenda: Youngstown City Council could vote on a proposal to lease the mineral rights on the city’s public lands for hydraulic fracking. There will be opportunities for the public to speak on the issue at tonight’s Council meeting. 5:30 p.m. Free.

A Conversation about The Jungle Inn and Organized Crime, Warren-Trumbull County Public Library, Main Library, 444 Mahoning Ave. NW, Warren; 330-399-8807. Cleveland author and organized crime historian Allan R. May will be joined by several local guests to discuss The Jungle Inn and some of the figures associated with the gambling spot that was located in Trumbull County. In “Welcome to the Jungle Inn, ” May shares the story of the infamous gambling den and its near tragic demise in 1949. The book is also a concise history of organized crime in the city of Warren and surrounding Trumbull County, including stories about five of its most famous underworld personalities. May is also the author of “Mob Stories and Gangland Gotham: New York’s Notorious Mob Bosses.” Reservations are required by calling 330-399-8807 ext. 128.  6 p.m. Free.

Pilates, Pioneer Pavilion, 840 Old Furnace Road, Youngstown; 330-740-7107. Call REC at 330-740-7106 for details. 6-7 p.m. Mondays and Wednesdays, Oct. 1-29. 6 p.m. Fee for all classes: $40 R, $45 NR; fee for one class: $8 R, $10 NR.

TAB Meeting, Public Library, Boardman Branch, 7680 Glenwood Ave.; 330-744-8636. Check us out at the monthly TAB (Teen Advisory Board) meeting. Group meets the first Wednesday of the month at the Boardman Library. Newcomers are always welcome. For teens in grades 7-12. 6:30 p.m. Free.

Bi-monthly: Girard Community Band, Girard High School, 31 N. Ward Ave., Girard; 330-539-1453. Anyone who plays an instrument is welcome to join. Every first and third Wednesday. 7 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.

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. Every Wednesday. 7-9 p.m.

Thursday 4

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.

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.

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 from 9:30-11 a.m. and from 5:30-7 p.m. on Tuesdays and Thursdays in October. 9:30 a.m. $10 per class.

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. Call 330-856-2011 to register.  10 a.m. Free.

Tales for Twos: The Great Pumpkin Hunt, Ford Nature Center, 840 Old Furnace Road, Youngstown; 330-740-7107. Two-year-olds will learn about pumpkins and explore the trails in search of one to decorate. Pre-registration/payment required at Ford Nature Center. 10 a.m. $2 R; $3 NR.

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. 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. 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. Library. 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.

Anthony Magliano: First Friday Club of Greater Youngstown Luncheon and Speaker Series, Antone’s Banquet Centre, 8578 Market St., Boardman; 330-533-1023 or visit http://www.firstfridayclubofgreateryoungstown.org. Anthony Magliano, an internationally syndicated columnist (The Catholic Exponent), will present the topic “The Church’s Social Justice Tradition and the General Election.” Call to reserve. 11:30 a.m.-1 p.m. $15.

Intro to Computers 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 p.m. Free,

Game On, Warren-Trumbull County Public Library, Main Library, 444 Mahoning Ave. NW, Warren; 330-399-8807. Are you a gamer? Come hang out and play all your favorites. For teens in grades 7-12. For more information, call 330-399-8807, ext. 305.  5 p.m. Free.

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.

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 from 9:30-11 a.m. and from 5:30-7 p.m. on Tuesdays and Thursdays in October. 5:30 p.m. $10 per class.

Adult (Not for Kids) Spelling Bee, Cassese’s MVR, 410 Walnut St., Youngstown; info@mvp2030club.org. Tonight’s event is hosted by Mahoning Valley Young Professionals. Doors open at 5:30 p.m. and play starts at 6 p.m. Players must be 21 or older. Teams must pre-register for the event. Call for more information. 5:30 p.m.

Weekly: Polish Youngstown Cultural Preservation; 330-646-4082 or http://www.Polishyoungstown.com. Krakowiaki Polish Folk Circle (Polish culture, crafts, dance and songs for children and opportunities for adults with the Village Folk Singers. New members welcome. Every Thursday. Call for location. 6-8 p.m. Free.

Pups and Pages, Warren-Trumbull County Public Library, Liberty branch, 415 Churchill-Hubbard Road, Liberty; 330-759-2589. Library. Children in kindergarten through grade 6 may sign up for 15-minute sessions to read aloud to a registered therapy dog. Dogs are provided by K-9s for Compassion, a Delta Society pet partner group that assists with animal-assisted activity and animal-assisted therapy. Registration is required by calling 330-759-2589.  6 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.

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.

Weekly: Zumba Classes, Fred Astaire Dance Studio, 5090 Market St., Youngstown; 330-788-3200. Fred Astaire offers a Zumba class at 6:45 p.m. on Tuesdays and Thursdays and at noon on Saturdays. The fees is $8 per class or discounts with class card. The center offers a special half-off price for the first class. Call for more information. 6:45 p.m. $8.

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.

Harvest of Hope Fundraiser, Goodness Grows, 2310 W. South Range Road, North Lima; 330-549-9408 or email info@goodnessgrows.net. Tonight’s event includes a harvest of local food, sample recipes from local chefs, live music, and a silent auction. Goodness Grows is a non-profit outreach of Common Ground Church Community, located at the former Mellingers Nursery site and about 25 minutes from the heart of Youngstown. Goodness Grows seeks community transformation through agriculture. Call for more information and to send payment for tonight’s event. 7-9 p.m. $15 per person, $25 per couple.

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

The Cherry Orchard, Spotlight Arena Theater, Bliss Hall, YSU, Wick Avenue at Spring Street, Youngstown; 330-941-3105. University Theater will present its main stage performance of Anton Chekhov’s timeless, bittersweet comedy/drama “The Cherry Orchard” from Oct. 4-14. Thursday through Saturday performances begin at 7:30 p.m., while Sunday matinees begin at 3 p.m. 7:30 p.m. $10 (adults), $5 (seniors, YSU faculty and staff, high school students and college students from other universities, Penguin Club members and YSU alumni), free (YSU students with valid ID).

Friday 5

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 5 and 19. Call for more information. 10 a.m.-noon.

Preschool Nature Hour: Possum’s Harvest Moon, Ford Nature Center, 840 Old Furnace Road, Youngstown; 330-740-7107. For ages 3-5. As cold weather nears, find out how Possum and his wildlife friends are getting ready for winter. A story, activities, craft, and an outdoor walk are included. Pre-registration/payment required at Ford Nature Center. 10 a.m.-12:30 p.m.

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.

The Cherry Orchard, Spotlight Arena Theater, Bliss Hall, YSU, Wick Avenue at Spring Street, Youngstown; 330-941-3105. University Theater will present its main stage performance of Anton Chekhov’s timeless, bittersweet comedy/drama “The Cherry Orchard” from Oct. 4-14. Thursday through Saturday performances begin at 7:30 p.m., while Sunday matinees begin at 3 p.m. 7:30 p.m. $10 (adults), $5 (seniors, YSU faculty and staff, high school students and college students from other universities, Penguin Club members and YSU alumni), free (YSU students with valid ID).

The Women Of Lockerbie, Youngstown Playhouse, 600 Playhouse Lane, Youngstown; 330-788-8739. Inspired by a true story and written in the structure of a Greek tragedy, “The Women of Lockerbie” is a drama about a group of women who want to convert an act of hatred into an act of love. The show runs through Oct. 6. 7:30 p.m. $17 (adults), $14 (seniors and students), $10 (children).

America, Stambaugh Auditorium, 1000 Fifth Ave., Youngstown;  330-259-0555 or visit stambaughauditorium.com. The Grammy-winning mellow rock group is perhaps best known for “A Horse With No Name.” Original founding members include Gerry Beckley and Dewey Bunnell. Their repertoire also includes “Sister Golden Hair,” “Tin Man” and “Ventura Highway.” 8 p.m. $45-30.

The Normal Heart, Oakland Center for the Arts, 220 W. Boardman St., Youngstown; 330-746-0404. Larry Kramer’s Tony Award-winning “The Normal Heart” was the first drama presented by the Oakland 26 years ago. Now, some of Youngstown’s best actors — who have cumulatively won more than a dozen awards for their local theater work — have gathered to take part in this production, which centers on the sexual politics of New York during the early AIDS crisis. The show runs Oct. 5-6 at 8 p.m. 8 p.m. $15 (adults), $12 (seniors), $10 (students).

Saturday 6

Entry deadline: Monstrous Art Contest, all Public Library locations; 330-744-8636- First read the book, then bring it to life! “The Monstrumologist” author Rick Yancey will be coming to the library on Oct. 16 and to coincide with his visit, for our 2012 art contest, you can illustrate your favorite character or scene from any of the Monstrumologist books. Any visual medium is welcome. You can submit your drawing, painting, sketch, photograph, computer-generated art, etc. on paper no larger than 11” x 17”, to any library in Mahoning County. Be sure to put your name, telephone number and grade on the back of your artwork. Entries will be judged in two groups (grades 7-9 and grades 10-12) and prizes will be awarded to one winner and one runner-up from each group. Prizes include dinner with the author, a signed copy of The Monstrumologist and a monetary award. Contest begins Sept. 1 and entries must be received by no later than Oct. 6. For teens in grades 7-12 who live in or attend school in Mahoning County. Library Hours, Sept. 1-Oct. 6.  Free.

Kids Vote! Elections 2012. Public Library, Poland branch, 311 S. Main St.; 330-744-8636. Vote for your favorite storybook character. Come to the Library in September and nominate your favorite storybook character; one nomination per library visit. Top storybook characters from the September nominations will be on the October ballot. Three categories: Toddler/Preschool, Grades K-2, Grades 3-6. In October come to the Library to vote! Results will be posted Nov. 7 at Poland Library. Library hours, month of September.

Riverfest, B&O Station, 530 Mahoning Ave., Youngstown; 330- Today’s event celebrates the Mahoning River. The day will include river activities, hiking, crafts, children’s activities, food and educational displays. Today’s event is hosted by Friends of the Mahoning River and a number of community organizations. 9 am.-2 p.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.

Wind Energy Workshop and Installation, Westminster College, 319 South Market St., New Wilmington, Pa.; 800-942-8033. Westminster College’s Drinko Center for Experiential Learning and the Sustainability in Motion Program will host a “Wind Energy Workshop and Installation” at the Field Station. The event is open to the public. Participants will learn about wind energy and help install Westminster College’s first wind turbine. Dr. Douglas Armstead, assistant professor of physics, and Dr. Helen Boylan, associate professor of chemistry, will lead the workshop. Breakfast and lunch are included. Act 48 hours are available for teachers. 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. $15, $5 for students.

Weekly: Intermediate/Advanced Ballet Classes, Fred Astaire Dance Studio, 5090 Market St., Youngstown; 330-788-3200. Fred Astaire offers Intermediate/Advanced Ballet Classes at 8:45 a.m. on Tuesdays and 9:45 a.m. on Saturdays. Students and professionals are welcome.  Call for more information. 9:45 a.m. $10 per class.

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.

Preschool Nature Hour: Possum’s Harvest Moon, Ford Nature Center, 840 Old Furnace Road, Youngstown; 330-740-7107. For ages 3-5. As cold weather nears, find out how Possum and his wildlife friends are getting ready for winter. A story, activities, craft, and an outdoor walk are included. Pre-registration/payment required at Ford Nature Center. 10 a.m.-12:30 p.m.

Free Job Help 101 – Workplace Skills, Public Library, Newport branch, 3730 Market St., Youngstown; 330-744-8636. This class will highlight the Workplace Skills training available through the library’s databases and websites. 10:30 a.m.

Weekly: Beginner Ballet Classes, Fred Astaire Dance Studio, 5090 Market St., Youngstown; 330-788-3200. Fred Astaire offers beginner ballet classes at 11 a.m. on Saturdays. Call for more information. 11 a.m. $10 per class.

Annual: 13th Annual Harvest Day, Villa Maria Community, Villa Maria, Pa.; 724-964-8920, ext. 3348  or email kperry@humilityofmary.org. Begun in 1999 as a celebration to honor farm volunteers, “Harvest Day” is now Villa Maria’s largest public event. “Harvest Day” celebrates the harvest, the earth and those who care for both. This year, Villa Maria expands to two days of music, food and fun. There will be artisans, crafters and live entertainment with indie/folk/blue grass bands, Rising Regina and Weathered Road. The day includes children’s activities, gift-basket raffles, a bake sale, hayrides, corn hole toss, nature trail walks, herb crafts, pumpkin painting and face painting. Food includes burgers made from Villa Maria’s home farm-raised organic beef, plus Villa Veggie Wraps and Villa Stir Fry made from the center’s own organic garden vegetables. In addition, new fair trade purses, jewelry, children’s gifts, candles, unique scarves will be available for sale. The event occurs rain or shine. Noon-5 p.m., Saturday, Oct. 6 and Sunday, Oct. 7. Noon-5 p.m. Free.

Lawn-Con 3 Free Comic Book Show, 23 S. Hartford Ave., Youngstown; 330-506-1991 or email cyambar@hotmail.com. This free comic book show returns for its third year today. Every year, Chris Yambar, award-winning “Mr. Beat” indie comics creator and writer for Bart Simpson, Spongebob, Popeye and other character titles, opens his yard for a face-to-face meet and greet between the general public and those working in the comic industry. Participants get to mingle with creator legends, have their comics signed and more. Noon-5 p.m. Free.

Weekly: Beginner Ballroom Classes, Fred Astaire Dance Studio, 5090 Market St., Youngstown; 330-788-3200. Occurs 7:30 p.m. on Tuesdays, 6:45 p.m. on Fridays and 12:45 p.m. on Saturdays. Call for more information. 12:45 p.m. $10 per class.

On Golden Pond, Stage Left Players, Outreach Center, 234 E. Lincoln Way, Lisbon; 330-424-5093. Ethel and Norman Thayer are returning to their summer home on Golden Pond for the 48th year. They’re visited by their middle-aged daughter and her dentist fiancé, who leave his teenage son behind for the summer. Join the Stage Left Players to see what this summer on Golden Pond has in store. The show runs Oct. 6-14. Saturday performances begin at 2 p.m. and 7 p.m., while Sunday matinees begin at 2 p.m. 2 p.m. and 7 p.m.

The Cherry Orchard, Spotlight Arena Theater, Bliss Hall, YSU, Wick Avenue at Spring Street, Youngstown; 330-941-3105. University Theater will present its main stage performance of Anton Chekhov’s timeless, bittersweet comedy/drama “The Cherry Orchard” from Oct. 4-14. Thursday through Saturday performances begin at 7:30 p.m., while Sunday matinees begin at 3 p.m. 7:30 p.m. $10 (adults), $5 (seniors, YSU faculty and staff, high school students and college students from other universities, Penguin Club members and YSU alumni), free (YSU students with valid ID).

The Women Of Lockerbie, Youngstown Playhouse, 600 Playhouse Lane, Youngstown; 330-788-8739. Inspired by a true story and written in the structure of a Greek tragedy, “The Women of Lockerbie” is a drama about a group of women who want to convert an act of hatred into an act of love. The show runs through Oct. 6. 7:30 p.m. $17 (adults), $14 (seniors and students), $10 (children).

The Normal Heart, Oakland Center for the Arts, 220 W. Boardman St., Youngstown; 330-746-0404. Larry Kramer’s Tony Award-winning “The Normal Heart” was the first drama presented by the Oakland 26 years ago. Now, some of Youngstown’s best actors — who have cumulatively won more than a dozen awards for their local theater work — have gathered to take part in this production, which centers on the sexual politics of New York during the early AIDS crisis. The show runs Oct. 5-6 at 8 p.m. 8 p.m. $15 (adults), $12 (seniors), $10 (students).

Sunday 7

Annual: 13th Annual Harvest Day, Villa Maria Community, Villa Maria, Pa.; 724-964-8920, ext. 3348  or email kperry@humilityofmary.org. Begun in 1999 as a celebration to honor farm volunteers, “Harvest Day” is now Villa Maria’s largest public event. “Harvest Day” celebrates the harvest, the earth and those who care for both. This year, Villa Maria expands to two days of music, food and fun. There will be artisans, crafters and live entertainment with indie/folk/blue grass bands, Rising Regina and Weathered Road. The day includes children’s activities, gift-basket raffles, a bake sale, hayrides, corn hole toss, nature trail walks, herb crafts, pumpkin painting and face painting. Food includes burgers made from Villa Maria’s home farm-raised organic beef, plus Villa Veggie Wraps and Villa Stir Fry made from the center’s own organic garden vegetables. In addition, new fair trade purses, jewelry, children’s gifts, candles, unique scarves will be available for sale. The event occurs rain or shine. Noon-5 p.m. Free.

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.

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.

Lily Pond: Stories Around and Beyond, Lily Pond, Mill Creek MetroParks; 330-740-7107. Join Bill Whitehouse and hear about the first goldfish, the Home Cemetery, the Blue Cut, and much more. Meet at Lily Pond parking lot. Rating: Moderate. 2 miles. 1:30-3:30 p.m. Free.

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 mansion in the Italianate style of architecture. Tours occur the first Sunday. 2-5 p.m.

On Golden Pond, Stage Left Players, Outreach Center, 234 E. Lincoln Way, Lisbon; 330-424-5093. Ethel and Norman Thayer are returning to their summer home on Golden Pond for the 48th year. They’re visited by their middle-aged daughter and her dentist fiancé, who leave his teenage son behind for the summer. Join the Stage Left Players to see what this summer on Golden Pond has in store. The show runs Oct. 6-14. Saturday performances begin at 2 p.m. and 7 p.m., while Sunday matinees begin at 2 p.m. 2 p.m.

The Cherry Orchard, Spotlight Arena Theater, Bliss Hall, YSU, Wick Avenue at Spring Street, Youngstown; 330-941-3105. University Theater will present its main stage performance of Anton Chekhov’s timeless, bittersweet comedy/drama “The Cherry Orchard” from Oct. 4-14. Thursday through Saturday performances begin at 7:30 p.m., while Sunday matinees begin at 3 p.m. 3 p.m. $10 (adults), $5 (seniors, YSU faculty and staff, high school students and college students from other universities, Penguin Club members and YSU alumni), free (YSU students with valid ID).

Blessing of the Animals & Choral Evensong, St. John’s Episcopal Church, 323 Wick Ave., Youngstown; 330-743-3175. Participants are invited to bring their pets and/or stuffed animals to this service as St. John’s remembers St. Francis of Assisi . The group will give thanks for the animals that fill our lives with joy. Light refreshments will be served following the service for both humans and their animal companions. 4 p.m. Free.

Monday 8

Boardman Friends Meeting, Public Library, Boardman Branch, 7680 Glenwood Ave.; 330-744-8636. “The Facts of Fracking” with Dr. Jeff Dick, Department of Geological and Environmental Sciences, Youngstown State University. 10 a.m. Free.

Muffins And Memories: Remembering Y-Town – Idora Park, Public Library, Newport branch, 3730 Market St., Youngstown; 330-744-8636.  Join us for muffins, coffee, and a presentation/slideshow of historic places, events, and people in Y-Town. We’ll be remembering Idora Park. Bring your memorabilia, souvenirs, photographs and memories to share! 10-11 a.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.

Learn about Nonviolence with Sojourn of the Past’s Jeff Steinberg, Public Library, Main Library, 305 Wick Ave., Youngstown; 330-744-8636. In observance of Nonviolence Week, Jeff Steinberg, creator of Mahoning Valley Sojourn to the Past, will speak about this important topic. Free and open to the public. To learn more about the organization: http://sojourntothepast.mahoningvalley.info/ 6 p.m. Free.

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

Family Story Time: Glowing Colors, Public Library, Austintown branch, 600 South Raccoon Road; 330-744-8636. Learn about the “Day-Glo Brothers,” the inventors of paints that glow in the dark … and paints that glow in the daylight! Enjoy a glow-in-the-dark story. Explore fluorescence and ultraviolet light through a messy art project and a science experiment. For children in grades K-6 and their caregivers. Children under the age of seven must be accompanied by an adult. 6:30 p.m. Free.

Tuesday 9

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.

Monthly: Wellness Clinic, Grace Lutheran Church, 162 S. Raccoon Road, Austintown; for more information call Beth Stricko at 330-530-4038, ext. 2031 or e-mail bstrick@shepherdofthevalley.com. Information about diabetes and glucose testing. Occurs the second Tuesday. 10:30 a.m.-noon.

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.

Big Screen Gaming, Public Library, Newport branch, 3730 Market St., Youngstown; 330-744-8636.  Come and play your favorite X Box Kinect games on a huge screen. For teens in grades 7-12. 4 p.m., Tuesdays, Oct. 9-30. 4 p.m. Free.

Young Writer’s Club @ W-TCPL, Warren-Trumbull County Public Library, Main Library, 444 Mahoning Ave. NW, Warren; 330-399-8807. Are you a young creative writer looking for a writer’s group? You’ll improve your writing through exercises, sharing, critiquing, and more. For kids ages 10 – 14. Call 330-399-8807, ext. 401 for more information.  4 p.m. Free.

Antiques and Appraisals, Warren-Trumbull County Public Library, Liberty branch, 415 Churchill-Hubbard Road, Liberty; 330-759-2589. Discover if you own any hidden treasures. Jeff Byce, auctioneer, realtor, and appraiser with Byce Auction Gallery, will give an opinion about the possible value of the small antiques or collectibles you bring in. Items must be small enough and light enough to be carried in to the library; limit three items per person. No firearms.  5:30-7:30 p.m.  Free.

Botanical Pottery: Holiday Berry Bowl, Fellows Riverside Gardens, 123 McKinley Ave., Youngstown; 330-740-7116. Lynn Cardwell will show students how to fabricate clay into both a decorative berry bowl and leaf plate. The pottery will be glazed, fired, and ready for pickup four weeks after the class. Call to register. 5:30-8 p.m. $39 ($30 FFRG members).

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.

Lego My Library, Public Library, various locations; 330-744-8636. Kids, age 6 and up, will meet to enjoy creating Lego designs. Legos will be provided. Canfield, 6-8 p.m., Tuesday, Oct. 9. Poland, 6-7 p.m., Tuesday, Oct. 23. 6-8 p.m. Free.

Ongoing: Health & Wellness Walks, various locations, Mill Creek MetroParks; 330-702-3000. Oct. 3—Meet at MetroParks Bikeway Trailhead at Kirk Road. Moderate rating, 2 or 4 miles. Oct. 9—Meet at Golf Course overflow parking lot. Easy rating, 3 miles. Oct. 17—Meet at Ford Nature Center. Moderate rating, 4 miles. Oct. 23—Meet at MetroParks Bikeway Trailhead at MetroParks Farm. Moderate rating, 2 or 4 miles. 6 p.m. Tuesdays, 9 a.m. Wednesdays. 6 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.

Family Story Time: An Evening with Marcel the Shell, Public Library, Main Library, 305 Wick Ave., Youngstown; 330-744-8636. Featuring everyone’s favorite shoe-wearing shell. We’ll watch the award winning short films, read Marcel’s picture book, and then make our own shell character. Fun for all ages. Children under age 7 must be accompanied by an adult. 6:30 p.m. Free.

Monthly: PFLAG, St. John’s Episcopal Church, 323 Wick Ave., Youngstown; 330-747-2696. Youngstown Area PFLAG will present a talk by Molly Toth of the Universal Health Care Action Network “The Affordable Care Act and the LBGT Community.”  Her talk will be a nonpartisan view of the Affordable Care Act, popularly called “Obamacare,” what it really does, how it works and who will be impacted with special emphasis on changes affecting the LGBT community. The Youngstown area’s Parents, Families and Friends of Lesbians and Gays (PFLAG), is a local chapter of the national support, education, and advocacy organization. Meets every second Tuesday. For information or immediate help, contact the organization through Help Hotline, “211” or email youngstownpflag@aol.com. 6:30 p.m. Free.

Getting Started with Foundation Grants to Individuals Online, Public Library, Main Library, 305 Wick Ave., Youngstown; 330-744-8636. Learn effective strategies for finding funders that support individuals with the Foundation Center’s online funding database. 6:30 p.m. Free.

Monthly: Open Poetry Reading, Pig Iron Press, 26 N. Phelps St., Youngstown; 330-747-6932.  Pig Iron Literary and Art Works will host its monthly open poetry reading tonight. Readers are invited to participate in the program, with a sign-in at the door. Presenters may read from original works or read favorite works by others. The maximum on-stage limit is eight minutes. The readings are open to all – either as presenters or listeners. Occur the second Tuesday. Call for more information. 7:30 p.m. Free.

Wednesday 10

Ongoing: Health & Wellness Walks, various locations, Mill Creek MetroParks; 330-702-3000. Oct. 3—Meet at MetroParks Bikeway Trailhead at Kirk Road. Moderate rating, 2 or 4 miles. Oct. 9—Meet at Golf Course overflow parking lot. Easy rating, 3 miles. Oct. 17—Meet at Ford Nature Center. Moderate rating, 4 miles. Oct. 23—Meet at MetroParks Bikeway Trailhead at MetroParks Farm. Moderate rating, 2 or 4 miles. 6 p.m. Tuesdays, 9 a.m. Wednesdays. 9 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.  10 a.m. Free.

Music & Movement, Warren-Trumbull County Public Library, Main Library, 444 Mahoning Ave. NW, Warren; 330-399-8807. 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. Free.

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. Free.

Lunch and Learn, Public Library, Main Library, 305 Wick Ave., Youngstown; 330-744-8636. Presenter Rev. Andrew Gromm talks on “The History of Eastern Christianity with Distinctions Western Christianity.” Lecture is approximately one hour. Bring a brown bag lunch. Coffee is provided. Sponsored by the Friends of PLYMC. 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.

Intro to Internet 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.

Midweek Mayhem: Otakugumi, Warren-Trumbull County Public Library, Liberty branch, 415 Churchill-Hubbard Road, Liberty; 330-759-2589. Library. Calling all Otaku. Features all things anime and manga. For grades 5 and older. Call 330-759-2589 for more information.  3 p.m. Free.

Kids’ Club, Public Library, Main Library, 305 Wick Ave., Youngstown; 330-744-8636. Angry Birds @ Main Library! Play Angry Birds on an iPad and watch it projected on a big screen. Play an interactive version by throwing toy angry birds at our homemade structures. Fight the green pigs and save the eggs! Strictly for children in grades K-6. 4 p.m. Free.

Jigsaw Puzzle Swap, Public Library, Boardman Branch, 7680 Glenwood Ave.; 330-744-8636. Join jigsaw enthusiasts and swap puzzles! Sponsored by the Friends of PLYMC. 5 p.m. Free.

Kidz Create Warren-Trumbull County Public Library, Brookfield branch, 7032 Grove St., Brookfield; 330-448-8134. Program pairs children’s literature with enrichment activities for grades K-5. Registration is required by calling 330-448-8134.  5 p.m. Free.

Ongoing: Writing Workshop, Fellows Riverside Gardens, 123 McKinley Ave., Mill Creek MetroParks, Youngstown; 330-740-7116. Join Karen Schubert in writing about meaningful, everyday experiences while exploring various writing styles. All levels of experience are welcome; join in when you can. Bring a page or two of your writing to share. Call Fellows Riverside Gardens to register. Occurs Oct. 12 and 26. 5:30-7:30 p.m. $10 per class.

Fun with Underpants, Warren-Trumbull County Public Library, Main Library, 444 Mahoning Ave. NW, Warren; 330-399-8807. Join the library to celebrate the new Captain Underpants book. For kids in grades K-6. Registration is required by calling 330-399-8807, ext. 401.  6 p.m. Free.

Monthly: Book Club, Villa Maria Community Center, 1 mile east  of the Ohio state line, south of State Route 422 on Evergreen Road, Villa Maria, Pa.; 724-964-8920, ext. 3223. Monthly series focuses on books from the New York Time’s best seller list. Meets the second Wednesday. 6:30-8 p.m.

Bulb Forcing, Fellows Riverside Gardens, 123 McKinley Ave., Youngstown; 330-740-7116. Bring a touch of springtime into your home on a winter day with blooming hyacinths, tulips and narcissus. Keith Kaiser will share techniques of bulb forcing and interesting botanical information about bulbs. Participants will pot bulbs to take home and force. Call Fellows Riverside Gardens to register. 6:30 -8:30 p.m. $20 R, $26 NR.

Monthly: Mothers of Twins, Davidson Becker Family Center, Struthers; for more information call Michele at 330-530-2128 or visit http://www.orgssites.com/oh/twins. Meets the second Wednesday. 8 p.m.

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 11

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.

Baby Brilliant: Tales and Talk for 2s and 3s: Special Edition – Fun with Letters, Public Library, various locations; 330-744-8636. An hour of talking, singing, reading, writing and playing with letters for parents/caregivers and children ages 2-3. In addition to reading ABC books, we will play with tactile, magnetic, and foam letters. Children will also make letters with Playdough, cookie cutters, stampers, and more. Children must be accompanied by an adult. Canfield, 10 a.m., Wednesday, Oct. 24, Poland, 10:30 a.m., Thursday, Oct. 11. 10:30 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.

(e)Book a Librarian for Kindle, Public Library, Newport branch, 3730 Market St., Youngstown; 330-744-8636. Learn how to download free digital books from the library onto your Kindle with our librarians. Sessions will cover how to browse our digital collection and check out materials. Please bring your device; you’ll also need your username and passwords for both your email and Amazon accounts. Registration is required. Call or register online. 11 a.m.-noon or 1-2 p.m., Thursday, October 11, 25. 11 a.m. or 1 p.m. Free.

Preschool Storytime, Warren-Trumbull County Public Library, Liberty branch, 415 Churchill-Hubbard Road, Liberty; 330-759-2589. 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.

Baby Brilliant: Fun Time for 4s and 5s: Special Edition – Fun with Letters, Public Library, Poland Branch, 311 S. Main St.; 330-744-8636. An hour of talking, singing, reading, writing and playing with letters for parents/caregivers and children ages 4-5. In addition to reading ABC books, we will play with tactile, magnetic, and foam letters. Children will also make letters with Playdough, cookie cutters, stampers, and more. Children must be accompanied by an adult. 1 p.m. Free.

Book Discussion Group, Warren-Trumbull County Public Library, Main Library, 444 Mahoning Ave. NW, Warren; 330-399-8807. Read the featured book and join us for a discussion led by a reference librarian. September title: “Woman in Black” by Susan Hill. 2 p.m. Free.

Intro to Internet 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.

It Came From the Library: Special Teen Read Week Kick-off Event, Warren-Trumbull County Public Library, Main Library, 444 Mahoning Ave. NW, Warren; 330-399-8807. Trivia, snacks, prizes, crafts and more. For teens in grades 7-12. For more information, call 330-399-8807, ext. 305.  6 p.m. Free.

What Happens Next Book Launch with Colleen Clayton, McDonough Museum of Art, YSU, 525 Wick Ave., Youngstown; 330-941-1400. Tonight includes a reading and book signing with local writer, Colleen Clayton, whose debut YA novel from Poppy/Little, Brown hits stores Oct. 9. Light refreshments and soft drinks will be served. 6-8 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.

Bimonthly: Schizophrenics Anonymous, St. Elizabeth’s Hospital, 1044 Belmont Ave., Youngstown; for more information call Advocacy Through Education at 724-342-5914 or e-mail vajadvocate@hotmail.com. Designed for individuals who have been diagnosed with a schizophrenic disorder. Meets the second and fourth Thursday. 6:30-8 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. Every Thursday. 7 p.m.

ACTION Meeting with Local Public Officials, St. Patrick Church, 1420 Oak Hill Ave., Youngstown; 330-782-7433. Invited guests include U.S. Rep. Tim Ryan, State Senator Joe Schiavoni, Youngstown Schools Superintendent Dr. Connie Hathorn, Youngstown Police Chief Rod Foley, and Youngstown Chief of Staff DeMaine Kitchen. Participants will discuss topics related to timely social issues. The public is invited. 7-8:30 p.m. Free.

Monthly: Messies Anonymous Support Group, Pleasant Valley Church, 2055 Pleasant Valley Road, Niles; 330-544-4846. Meetings are based on the 12 steps and traditions of the Messies Anonymous for Household Organization. Meets the second Thursday. 7-8:30 p.m.

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

The Cherry Orchard, Spotlight Arena Theater, Bliss Hall, YSU, Wick Avenue at Spring Street, Youngstown; 330-941-3105. University Theater will present its main stage performance of Anton Chekhov’s timeless, bittersweet comedy/drama “The Cherry Orchard” from Oct. 4-14. Thursday through Saturday performances begin at 7:30 p.m., while Sunday matinees begin at 3 p.m. 7:30 p.m. $10 (adults), $5 (seniors, YSU faculty and staff, high school students and college students from other universities, Penguin Club members and YSU alumni), free (YSU students with valid ID).

Bimonthly: Square Dancing, The Senior Citizens Center, E. 4th Street, East Liverpool; for more information call the Catholic Charities Regional Agency’s Senior Center at 330-744-3320. The program is for individuals who want heart healthy exercise. Every second and fourth Thursday. Dances are open to the public of all ages. 8-11 p.m. Free.

Friday 12

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. 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 and begins one week prior to the event. Call 330-399-8807, ext 401 to register.  11 a.m. Free. Free.

LegoMania, Warren-Trumbull County Public Library, Cortland Branch Library, 578 Lakeview Drive, Cortland; 330-638-6335. Come in anytime between 2 and 4 p.m. to create a Lego masterpiece. All creations will stay at the library and be displayed for your friends to see. No registration is required. For children ages 5-12. Call 330-638-6335 for more information.  2-4 p.m. Free.

Opening night: 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.

Opening night: 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 Cherry Orchard, Spotlight Arena Theater, Bliss Hall, YSU, Wick Avenue at Spring Street, Youngstown; 330-941-3105. University Theater will present its main stage performance of Anton Chekhov’s timeless, bittersweet comedy/drama “The Cherry Orchard” from Oct. 4-14. Thursday through Saturday performances begin at 7:30 p.m., while Sunday matinees begin at 3 p.m. 7:30 p.m. $10 (adults), $5 (seniors, YSU faculty and staff, high school students and college students from other universities, Penguin Club members and YSU alumni), free (YSU students with valid ID).

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 13

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.

Bird Walks, various locations, Mill Creek MetroParks; 330-480-9859. Certified volunteer naturalist Nancy Brundage will lead the walks. Bring binoculars. 9 a.m., Saturday, Oct. 6, Newport Wetlands, Mill Creek MetroParks; 330-740-7107. 9 a.m. Free.

Landscape Watercolor Series, Fellows Riverside Gardens, 123 McKinley Ave., Youngstown; 330-740-7116. Local artist Chris Leeper is teaching a series of watercolor classes emphasizing autumn in the Gardens. This month the focus will be on the last hurrah of the roses. Call to register and receive a supply list. 9 a.m.-noon. $32 ($25 FFRG members).

Ladies Day with the Business and Investment Center, Public Library, Poland Branch, 311 S. Main St.; 330-744-8636. Learn about starting a business, protecting yourself from scams, health techniques and how the Library can assist business. Arrive at 9:30 a.m. for morning coffee or tea along with a breakfast treat. Presentations begin at 10 a.m. Presentations by Donna Walsh, director of the Monus Entrepreneurship Center at Youngstown State University, who will present, “So You Want to Start a Business.” Melissa Ames, director of marketing and public relations for the Better Business Bureau of the Mahoning Valley, will present “Scam Alert! Don’t Become a Victim.” Ellen Ford, manager of Community Health Education for Humility of Mary Health Partners and a certified advanced yoga teacher, will show “Simple Yoga for Stress Management and Health.” Hannah Moses, Business and Investment Center librarian will present “Libraries Mean Business.” Call to register. 9:30 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.-1 p.m. Free.

Bike Rodeo, MetroParks Farm, 7574 Columbiana-Canfield Road, Canfield; 330-533-7572. For ages 5-8. Certified instructors will teach children how to ride their bicycles safely. This event is made up of a series of stations, each dealing with an important aspect of safe cycling. Children will be able to demonstrate their skills at each station. Parents are invited to participate. Please bring your own bike, helmet, and water. Held at MetroParks Farm parking lot. Call REC to register. 10 a.m.-noon. Fee: $5 R, $8 NR.

Coupon Swap, Public Library, Canfield branch; 43 W. Main St.; 330-744-8636. Join us at the Canfield Library to stretch your shopping dollars by swapping coupons or learning new tips from other coupon-clippers. 10 a.m. Free.

MetroMutts Halloween Hike, Kirk Road Trailhead, Mill Creek MetroParks; 330-702-3000. Enjoy the beauty of fall while hiking with your favorite canine companion on the MetroParks Bikeway. Refreshments will be served in the pavilion after the hike. Meet at the Kirk Road Trailhead. Easy rating, 2 miles. 10 a.m. Free.

Otakugumi Anime, Warren-Trumbull County Public Library, Howland Branch Library, 9095 East Market St., Howland; 330-856-2011. Features all things anime and manga. Theme: Bento Boxes. For kids in grades 5 and up. For more information, call 330-856-2011.  11 a.m. Free.

Inspirational Theme Teas, Visions Of His Glory Ministries, 4453 Center Road, Poland; contact Rev. Sue Blessing at 330-536-8001 to register. This ministry is delivered through high tea. It seeks to give participants a break in their life routine and prompt dreaming. Each tea (lunch) lasts 2.5 hours and includes various activities to keep the creativity flowing. (Organizers offer hats for men and women ranging from the 1800s to today. Other props include jewelry and boas.) Rev. Sue Blessing says, “Think of a dream you have not yet attained or think you never will, then come and live out your dream with us. The only talk around your table will be what you have been doing in your dream for the last 10 years – of your future!” Call for more information.  Occurs Oct. 13, 20, Nov. 10 and Dec. 8. 11 a.m. $25 per person, group rates available.

Introduction to Photography, Ford Nature Center, 840 Old Furnace Road, Youngstown; 330-740-7107. The leaves are a changing. Come out and photograph the fall splendor. Mill Creek MetroParks has partnered with YM Camera to offer this hands-on class. Registration and payment are due 36 hours prior to program. Call for details. Held at Old Log Cabin.1-3 p.m. $25 R, $29 NR.

Kayaking As the Color Begins, Lake Glacier Boathouse, Mill Creek MetroParks; 330-740-7107. Late blooming wildflowers and early changing leaves should create colorful conditions for this naturalist-led excursion. Participants must complete a waiver. Single and tandem kayaks are available; age restrictions apply. Reservations are necessary and must be made 36 hours prior to program. Call Ford Nature Center. 1-3 p.m. $12/person R, $15/person; second person in tandem kayak half price.

On Golden Pond, Stage Left Players, Outreach Center, 234 E. Lincoln Way, Lisbon; 330-424-5093. Ethel and Norman Thayer are returning to their summer home on Golden Pond for the 48th year. They’re visited by their middle-aged daughter and her dentist fiancé, who leave his teenage son behind for the summer. Join the Stage Left Players to see what this summer on Golden Pond has in store. The show runs Oct. 6-14. Saturday performances begin at 2 p.m. and 7 p.m., while Sunday matinees begin at 2 p.m. 2 p.m. and 7 p.m.

Super Science Saturdays, Warren-Trumbull County Public Library, Howland Branch Library, 9095 East Market St., Howland; 330-856-2011. Learn about the colors surrounding us with science experiments that will enlighten young scientists. For kids in grades 3-6. Registration is required by calling 330-856-2011.  2:30 p.m. Free.

Teen Central Anime, Warren-Trumbull County Public Library, Main Library, 444 Mahoning Ave. NW, Warren; 330-399-8807. Come celebrate everything about Japanese culture. For teens in grades 7-12. For more information, call 330-399-8807, ext. 305.  3 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: Just Got To Dance Country Two-Step Dance Lesson and D.J. Dance, Orthodox Center-Pavilion, 1025 N. Belle Vista Ave., Youngstown;  330-518-8891. Free admission for first-time guests. The event starts with a country two-step dance lesson and is followed by a D.J. dance with Sue Shardy 7-11 p.m. $5 members, $10 non-members.

The Cherry Orchard, Spotlight Arena Theater, Bliss Hall, YSU, Wick Avenue at Spring Street, Youngstown; 330-941-3105. University Theater will present its main stage performance of Anton Chekhov’s timeless, bittersweet comedy/drama “The Cherry Orchard” from Oct. 4-14. Thursday through Saturday performances begin at 7:30 p.m., while Sunday matinees begin at 3 p.m. 7:30 p.m. $10 (adults), $5 (seniors, YSU faculty and staff, high school students and college students from other universities, Penguin Club members and YSU alumni), free (YSU students with valid ID).

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).

PoliteSavage Performances for Peace Series: The Numbers Band 15 60 75,

Peacehouse, 204 Broadway at Elm, Youngstown; 330-747-5404 or email therese@paytown.org  Tonight’s performance by the Numbers Band is a fund-raiser for the Peacehouse (home of Peace Action Youngstown) and requires an advance-paid RSVP before Oct. 7. In addition, the evening will celebrate Numbers Band frontman Robert Kidney, who has won the Lifetime Achievement Award from the 2012 Cleveland Art Prize, a non-profit group which has championed the arts, artists and cultural caretakers of the region for over 45 years. He will be performing with his band, The Numbers Band, tonight. Call to reserve. 8 p.m. $30, $25 members.

Sunday 14

Meditation in Movement, Fellows Riverside Gardens, 123 McKinley Ave., Youngstown; 330-740-7116. Julie Thomas leads the Tara Dance. Through simple, graceful movements, participants learn to focus on inner strengths and appreciate the beauty of the surrounding gardens. Call Fellows Riverside Gardens to register. Noon-2 p.m. $10.

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.

Glacier’s Palette of Autumn, Ford Nature Center, 840 Old Furnace Road, Youngstown; 330-740-7107. How do leaves change color in the fall? Join our hike around Lake Glacier and find out the answer to this annual question. Meet at Ford Nature Center. Moderate rating, 4 miles. 2 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). 2 p.m. $10 (adults), $8 (seniors and students).

On Golden Pond, Stage Left Players, Outreach Center, 234 E. Lincoln Way, Lisbon; 330-424-5093. Ethel and Norman Thayer are returning to their summer home on Golden Pond for the 48th year. They’re visited by their middle-aged daughter and her dentist fiancé, who leave his teenage son behind for the summer. Join the Stage Left Players to see what this summer on Golden Pond has in store. The show runs Oct. 6-14. Saturday performances begin at 2 p.m. and 7 p.m., while Sunday matinees begin at 2 p.m. 2 p.m.

Church World Service Crop Walk, begins and ends at First Unitarian Universalist Church, 1105 Elm St., Youngstown; 330-743-3175. The walk begins at 2:30 p.m. (registration begins at 2 p.m.). There will be a 5-mile and a 1-mile walk to help raise money to combat hunger in the Mahoning Valley and around the world. 2:30 p.m.

Guided Tour of Fellows Riverside Gardens, Fellows Riverside Gardens, 123 McKinley Ave., Youngstown; 330-740-7116. Enjoy a leisurely walk in Fellows Riverside Gardens to admire the autumn splendor. 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.

The Cherry Orchard, Spotlight Arena Theater, Bliss Hall, YSU, Wick Avenue at Spring Street, Youngstown; 330-941-3105. University Theater will present its main stage performance of Anton Chekhov’s timeless, bittersweet comedy/drama “The Cherry Orchard” from Oct. 4-14. Thursday through Saturday performances begin at 7:30 p.m., while Sunday matinees begin at 3 p.m. 3 p.m. $10 (adults), $5 (seniors, YSU faculty and staff, high school students and college students from other universities, Penguin Club members and YSU alumni), free (YSU students with valid ID).

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).

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 15

Monthly: Austintown Friends Meeting, Public Library, Austintown branch, 600 South Raccoon Road; 330-744-8636. Learn about the life of a major league umpire from behind the plate when Austintown resident Brian Onora speaks to Austintown Friends and guests. Onora is a professional umpire with the National and American Baseball Leagues. 10 a.m. Free.

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.

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.

Preschool Storytime, Warren-Trumbull County Public Library, Cortland Branch Library, 578 Lakeview Drive, Cortland; 330-638-6335. For children ages 3 to 5 years. 6 p.m. Free.

Pups and Pages, Warren-Trumbull County Public Library, Howland Branch Library, 9095 East Market St., Howland; 330-856-2011. Children in kindergarten through Grade 6 may sign up for 15-minute sessions to read aloud to a registered therapy dog. Dogs are provided by K-9s for Compassion, a Delta Society pet partner group that assists with animal-assisted activity and animal-assisted therapy. Registration is required by calling 330-856-2011.  6 p.m. Free.

Tales to Tails, Public Library, Canfield branch; 43 W. Main St.; 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 and abilities are welcome. Bring a book of your choice. Dogs are provided by K-9 for Compassion, registered Delta society therapy dogs. Sign up is required. 6:30 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.

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.

Free ACT/SAT Math Help, Public Library, Canfield branch; 43 W. Main St.; 330-744-8636. The Canfield Library is hosting a free ACT/SAT math review program. A YSU mathematics professor will review some test material and answer your tough math questions. Space is limited – sign-up is required. Call 330-744-8636 and ask for the Canfield Library. 6:30 p.m., Oct. 15, 23. 6:30 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.

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 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.

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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).

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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.

Tuesday 23

Yoga Time for 4s and 5s, Public Library, Boardman Branch, 7680 Glenwood Ave.; 330-744-8636. Bend and stretch and reach for the stars! Yoga stories and activities for children age 4 and 5 and adults. Children must be accompanied by an adult. Program will last 30 minutes. Wear comfy clothes and bring a yoga mat or a towel. 10 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. Registration is not required. Call 330-638-6335 for more information.  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.

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.

Preschool Storytime, Warren-Trumbull County Public Library, Brookfield branch, 7032 Grove St., Brookfield; 330-448-8134. For children ages 3 to 5 years. Registration is not required. Call 330-448-8134 for more information.  1 p.m. Free.

Block Party, Public Library, Brownlee Woods Branch, 4010 Sheridan Road, Youngstown; 330-744-8636. Kids in grades K-6: Come see what you can build using Legos and K’Nex. Each month we’ll have a different theme to help inspire your creativity. Legos and K’Nex provided. Program lasts approximately 90 minutes. 4 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.

Family Story Time, Public Library, Newport branch, 3730 Market St., Youngstown; 330-744-8636. Special family story time on Oct. 23 with special presenters and activities. All children will receive a special gift after the program. For the whole family. 6 p.m. Free.
Halloween Arrangement, Fellows Riverside Gardens, 123 McKinley Ave., Youngstown; 330-740-7116. Deby Clark is teaching a series of floral design classes, each with a holiday theme. This month delight the ghosts and goblins in your life by making a Halloween arrangement in a fresh pumpkin shell. Call to register. 6:30-8:30 p.m. $25 R, $32 NR.

Family Story Time: Calling All Ghosts and Goblins, Princesses and Pumpkin, Public Library, Main Library, 305 Wick Ave., Youngstown; 330-744-8636. Halloween fun will be happening at Family Story Time tonight! We’ll read books, make crafts, and play games all with a fun, not-too-spooky, Halloween theme. Fun for all ages. Children under age 7 must be accompanied by an adult. 6:30 p.m. Free.

Audubon Society/Mahoning Valley Meeting, MetroParks Farm, 7574 Columbiana-Canfield Road, Canfield;  330-533-7572. Greg Miller traveled 130,000 miles in 1998 trying to see as many birds as possible in one year. He saw over 700 bird specie. His escapades were documented in the book, “The Big Year.” Greg was also a movie consultant for the 2011 release of the movie of the same name. Greg will entertain us with stories about his big year. 7 p.m. Free.

Wednesday 24

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. Every Wednesday. 9:30-11 a.m.

Yoga Time for 2s and 3s, Public Library, Boardman Branch, 7680 Glenwood Ave.; 330-744-8636. Bend and stretch and reach for the stars! Children ages 2-3 are invited to crawl through the tunnel and try some yoga moves. Children must be accompanied by an adult and the program will last 30 minutes. Wear comfy clothes and bring a yoga mat or a towel. 10 a.m. 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.

Midweek Mayhem – Supernatural Survival Skills 101, Warren-Trumbull County Public Library, Liberty branch, 415 Churchill-Hubbard Road, Liberty; 330-759-2589.. Will you be ready when the Zombie Apocalypse arrives? Can you best the powers of a vampire? What way works best to treat a werewolf bite? Learn the tricks and techniques to keep you and your friends safe when these creatures come out. This program includes supernatural-themed crafts and snacks. Registration is required by calling 330-759-2589.  3 p.m.  Free.

Kidz Create, Warren-Trumbull County Public Library, Brookfield branch, 7032 Grove St., Brookfield; 330-448-8134. A “books and more” program that pairs children’s literature with enrichment activities for grades K-5. Registration is required by calling 330-448-8134.  5 p.m. Free.

Ongoing: Writing Workshop, Fellows Riverside Gardens, 123 McKinley Ave., Mill Creek MetroParks, Youngstown; 330-740-7116. Join Karen Schubert in writing about meaningful, everyday experiences while exploring various writing styles. All levels of experience are welcome; join in when you can. Bring a page or two of your writing to share. Call Fellows Riverside Gardens to register. Occurs Oct. 12 and 26. 5:30-7:30 p.m. $10 per class.

The Untold Stories of the Kardiac Kids, Warren-Trumbull County Public Library, Main Library, 444 Mahoning Ave. NW, Warren; 330-399-8807. Don Cockroft will talk about the stories in his book and the personal experiences and life lessons learned that transcend the game of football – words of wisdom that will challenge, motivate, and encourage coaches, parents, and young players. He will have copies of the book available for purchase and also a commemorative poster available for purchase at a book signing following his program.  6 p.m. Free.

Nook Night, Public Library, Austintown branch, 600 South Raccoon Road; 330-744-8636. Bring your Nook to the library and we’ll show you how to download eBooks from the Library’s Digital Catalog on our website. Space is limited and sign-up is required. Call Main Library and ask for the Austintown Library. 6 p.m. Free.

Discover “Scratch,” Public Library, Newport branch, 3730 Market St., Youngstown; 330-744-8636. Learn how to use Scratch, the MIT designed programming language that makes it easy to create your own interactive stories, animations, games, music, and art. For teens in grades 7-12, in the Newport Library’s Teen Room. 6:30 p.m. Free.

From the Garden: October Harvest, Fellows Riverside Gardens, 123 McKinley Ave., Youngstown; 330-740-7116. Celebrate the harvest with Chef David Armstrong as he shares recipes that highlight the bounty from the fall garden. Culinary and presentation techniques will be demonstrated before everyone enjoys dinner. Call Fellows Riverside Gardens to register. 6:30-8:30 p.m. $35 ($28 FFRG members).

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. Every Wednesday. 7-9 p.m.

Thursday 25

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.

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.

Fundraiser: Unique Boutique, Public Library, Poland Branch, 311 S. Main St.; 330-744-8636. Shop with a variety of unique vendors in the lower level of Poland Library. The first 50 shoppers will receive a gift bag. Enter a raffle with quality gifts donated by each of the vendors. The Friends of PLYMC’s Bookstore will hold a half-price book sale. Admission is free. The event is sponsored by the Friends of PLYMC. If you’re planning to attend and would like more information, contact the Development Office at 330-740-6086. News media, contact the PR Department at 330.740.6088. 11 a.m.-8:30 p.m.

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.

BIC – Helping Ohio Companies Going Global – Regulations, Public Library, Main Library, 305 Wick Ave., Youngstown; 330-744-8636. The final program of this series on taking your company to the international market will highlight the rules, regulations, and compliances for exporters. Mousa Kassis, adjunct professor of economics at Youngstown State University and International Trade Advisor to the Small Business Development Center housed at Youngstown State University’s Williamson College of Business Administration, brings his expertise to these important issues. Noon. Free.

Apple Gourd, Fellows Riverside Gardens, 123 McKinley Ave., Youngstown; 330-740-7116. For ages 3-5. Children will paint apple gourds, learn the secret of the apple, and sample several colors of apples to decide which tastes best. Call Fellows Riverside Gardens to register. 1-2 p.m., Thursday and Friday, Oct. 25, 26. 11 a.m.-noon, Saturday, Oct. 27.  1 p.m. $8 R, $11 NR.

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.

Goosebumps Galore, Warren-Trumbull County Public Library, Cortland Branch Library, 578 Lakeview Drive, Cortland; 330-638-6335. There will be games, crafts, and snacks to enjoy, all based on R.L. Stine?s scary series. For kids in grades 3-6. Registration is required by Monday, Oct. 22. Call 330-638-6335 to register.  5 p.m. Free.

Third Annual Ethnic Heritage Awards Banquet, A La Carte Catering, 429 Lisbon St., Canfield; contact event chairman, Richard S. Scarsella, at 330-726-8277, or co-directors Tom Welsh (330-792-7936) and Sandra Cika (202-297-0362). This year’s honorees will include Rev. George Balasko, well known for his work in the area of interfaith dialogue, and Dr. George Beelen, civic leader and founding president of the Ohio Cultural Alliance. A social hour will begin at 5 p.m., and a buffet dinner will begin at 6 p.m. Tickets must be purchased in advance. Call for more information. 5 p.m. $20.

Weekly: Polish Youngstown Cultural Preservation; 330-646-4082 or http://www.Polishyoungstown.com. Krakowiaki Polish Folk Circle (Polish culture, crafts, dance and songs for children and opportunities for adults with the Village Folk Singers. New members welcome. Every Thursday. Call for meeting locations. 6-8 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.

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.

Swamp Stories, Warren-Trumbull County Public Library, Howland Branch Library, 9095 East Market St., Howland; 330-856-2011. Amy Reeher from the Trumbull Soil and Water Conservation District will focus on the wild side of wetlands, with a look at who calls the wetland habitat a home.  6:30 p.m. Free.

Weekly: Zumba Classes, Fred Astaire Dance Studio, 5090 Market St., Youngstown; 330-788-3200. Fred Astaire offers a Zumba class at 6:45 p.m. on Tuesdays and Thursdays and at noon on Saturdays. The fees is $8 per class or discounts with class card. The center offers a special half-off price for the first class. Call for more information. 6:45 p.m. $8.

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.

Yoga for You and Your Child, Public Library, Boardman Branch, 7680 Glenwood Ave.; 330-744-8636. Yoga stories and activities for the family. Wear comfy clothes and bring a yoga mat or a towel. Program will last 1 hour. 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 26

Monthly: Angels for Animals Volunteer Signups, 4750 state Route 165, Canfield; 330-549-1111, ext. 316. Email: info@angelsforanimals.org. Volunteer sign-up and orientation during hours of operation.

Babytime, Warren-Trumbull County Public Library, Main Library, 444 Mahoning Ave. NW, 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 and begins one week prior to the event. Call 330-399-8807, ext. 401 to register.  11 a.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. 11 a.m. Free.

Apple Gourd, Fellows Riverside Gardens, 123 McKinley Ave., Youngstown; 330-740-7116. For ages 3-5. Children will paint apple gourds, learn the secret of the apple, and sample several colors of apples to decide which tastes best. Call Fellows Riverside Gardens to register. 1-2 p.m., Thursday and Friday, Oct. 25, 26. 11 a.m.-noon, Saturday, Oct. 27.  1 p.m. $8 R, $11 NR.

The Delivery, Main Street Theater, 5 N. Main St., Columbiana; 330-482-9647. Presented by Crown Theater Productions, “The Delivery” is a powerful story about the crippling hold that guilt and sorrow can have on one’s life. The show runs Oct. 26-Nov. 4. Friday and Saturday performances begin at 8 p.m., while Sunday matinees begin at 2 p.m. 8 p.m. $13 (adults), $10 (children 10 and under).

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.

A Little Murder Never Hurt Anybody, Salem Community Theatre, 490 E. State St., Salem; 330-332-9688. Matthew’s New Year’s resolution is to murder his wife, Julia. But Julia has different plans. Join the two for a hilarious yearlong match of the wits and the witless. The show runs Oct. 26-Nov. 4. $14 (adults), $10 (seniors), $8 (students 17 and under).

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 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).

Saturday 27

Kids Vote: Buckeye Children’s Book Award, Public Library, Austintown branch, 600 South Raccoon Road; 330-744-8636. For kids in grades K-5. Come experience the voting process. Cast your ballot for one of five nominated books, and get a small prize. Grades K-2 and grades 3-5 have separate ballots. The Buckeye Children’s Book Award is an annual kids’ choice award which began in 1981. The winners will be announced on December 1 at http://www.bcbookaward.info/ Library hours, Saturday, Oct. 27- Saturday, Nov. 10.

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.

iPad Play, Public Library, Austintown branch, 600 South Raccoon Road; 330-744-8636. Hey, kids! Want to use an iPad? Hey, adults! Want to motivate your child to learn? Call 330.744.8636 and ask for an Austintown Librarian. We’ll ask for the subject area you’d like to explore with your child and schedule you for a twenty minute session. During your personal appointment, the librarian will briefly demonstrate two specially selected apps and leave the rest of the time for you and your child to interact and explore together. Use the Library’s iPad or bring your own. Registration is required, and space is limited. For kids from age four to those in sixth grade. Child must be accompanied by an adult. 9:30 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.-1 p.m. Free.

Free Job Help 103 – Job Search Skills, Public Library, Newport branch, 3730 Market St., Youngstown; 330-744-8636. This class highlights the Job Search sites available through the Library’s websites. You will learn to create your own free accounts on some of the sites and try sample job searches. 10:30 a.m. Free.

Apple Gourd, Fellows Riverside Gardens, 123 McKinley Ave., Youngstown; 330-740-7116. For ages 3-5. Children will paint apple gourds, learn the secret of the apple, and sample several colors of apples to decide which tastes best. Call Fellows Riverside Gardens to register. 1-2 p.m., Thursday and Friday, Oct. 25, 26. 11 a.m.-noon, Saturday, Oct. 27.  11 a.m. $8 R, $11 NR.

Teen Scene Saturday- Supernatural Survival Skills 101, Warren-Trumbull County Public Library, Howland Branch Library, 9095 East Market St., Howland; 330-856-2011. Will you be ready when the Zombie Apocalypse arrives? Can you best the powers of a vampire? What way works best to treat a werewolf bite? Learn the tricks and techniques to stay safe when these creatures come calling. This program includes supernatural themed crafts and snacks. For kids in grades 5 and up. Registration is required by calling 330-856-2011.  11 a.m. Free.

Botanical Mask Workshop, Fellows Riverside Gardens, 123 McKinley Ave., Youngstown; 330-740-7116. For ages 6 and older. Add a unique touch to your Halloween costume by making an unusual mask decorated with dried leaves, grasses and flowers. Call Fellows Riverside Gardens to register. 1:30-3 p.m. $8 R, $11 NR.

Movie Matinee, Warren-Trumbull County Public Library, Main Library, 444 Mahoning Ave. NW, Warren; 330-399-8807. Join us to watch a movie based on a story by H.P. Lovecraft and produced by the H.P. Lovecraft Historical Society. The film will be shown on the large screen in the Thomas Meeting Room. Suitable for ages 12 and up.  2 p.m. Free.

Make Stuff Club, Public Library, Newport branch, 3730 Market St., Youngstown; 330-744-8636.  Hang out in the Teen Room and make something to take home. For teens in grades 7-12. 3 p.m. Free.

Masquerade at the Mill, Lanterman’s Mill, 980 Canfield Road, Youngstown; 330-740-7115. The Phantom of the Opera meets Mother Nature. Includes food, adult beverages, musical entertainment on two floors, tours of Lanterman’s Mill, tarot card readings and more. Guests are invited to come dressed “mysteriously elegant.” This fundraiser is a partnership between Mill Creek MetroParks and Hands On Volunteer Network. Attendance is limited. Age 21and over. 6:30–10 p.m. $65 per person.

The Delivery, Main Street Theater, 5 N. Main St., Columbiana; 330-482-9647. Presented by Crown Theater Productions, “The Delivery” is a powerful story about the crippling hold that guilt and sorrow can have on one’s life. The show runs Oct. 26-Nov. 4. Friday and Saturday performances begin at 8 p.m., while Sunday matinees begin at 2 p.m. 8 p.m. $13 (adults), $10 (children 10 and under).

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.

A Little Murder Never Hurt Anybody, Salem Community Theatre, 490 E. State St., Salem; 330-332-9688. Matthew’s New Year’s resolution is to murder his wife, Julia. But Julia has different plans. Join the two for a hilarious yearlong match of the wits and the witless. The show runs Oct. 26-Nov. 4. $14 (adults), $10 (seniors), $8 (students 17 and under).

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 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).

Sunday 28

Yoga Seminar for Adults Working With Children. Learn simple yoga methods—for focus, fitness, and calm—for developing attention span and reducing mental tension so that memory and learning are possible, and behavior is improved. This practical seminar is especially helpful for parents, therapists, and teachers in the classroom. Please register by calling Karres Cvetkovich (CYT) at 330-799-0323. 9 a.m.-noon. $45 ($35 FFRG members).

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.

Where Are the Witches?, Scholl Recreation Area, Mill Creek MetroParks; 330-740-7107. Halloween is near—are the witches also? On this walk we’ll look for witch-hazel, witch’s brooms, and visit the Witch’s Cave. Moderate rating, 2 miles. 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 Delivery, Main Street Theater, 5 N. Main St., Columbiana; 330-482-9647. Presented by Crown Theater Productions, “The Delivery” is a powerful story about the crippling hold that guilt and sorrow can have on one’s life. The show runs Oct. 26-Nov. 4. Friday and Saturday performances begin at 8 p.m., while Sunday matinees begin at 2 p.m. 2 p.m. $13 (adults), $10 (children 10 and under).

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).

Monday 29

Muffins And Memories: Remembering Y-Town – Local Radio Personalities, Public Library, Newport branch, 3730 Market St., Youngstown; 330-744-8636. Join us for a muffins, coffee, and a presentation/slideshow of historic places, events, and people in Y-Town. Share your memories of local radio personalities, including Ralph Ross “Boots” Bell. Bring your memorabilia, souvenirs, photographs and memories to share! 10-11 a.m. Free.

Yoga Storytime, Warren-Trumbull County Public Library, Main Library, 444 Mahoning Ave. NW, Warren; 330-399-8807. It might be hard to believe but even young children can become stressed with school, home life, friends, and busy schedules. To de-stress, come to the library to learn a few simple yoga movements corresponding with Eric Carle’s “The Very Hungry Caterpillar.” Children are to wear comfortable clothes and bring a towel or blanket to sit on. For children ages 3 to 5 years. Registration is required by calling 330-399-8807, ext.401. 11 a.m. Free.

Turning Pages @ the Library, Warren-Trumbull County Public Library, Howland Branch Library, 9095 East Market St., Howland; 330-856-2011. A program for those beginning readers who can’t get enough of books. For kids in grades 1 through 4. Registration is required by calling 330-856-2011. 4 p.m. Free.

Teen Literature Club Book Discussion, Warren-Trumbull County Public Library, Main Library, 444 Mahoning Ave. NW, Warren; 330-399-8807. Love teen literature? Join us for cookies and discussion. For ages 15-25. For more information, call 330-399-8807, ext. 305.  6 p.m. Free.

Kindle Klass, Public Library, Austintown branch, 600 South Raccoon Road; 330-744-8636. Bring your Kindle to the library and we’ll show you how to download eBooks from the Library’s Digital Catalog on our website. Space is limited and sign-up is required. Call Main Library and ask for the Austintown Library. 6 p.m. Free.

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

Pajama Jam: Spooky Fun for the Family, Public Library, Poland Branch, 311 S. Main St.; 330-744-8636. Put on your PJs or costumes, bring out the whole family and come for Halloween stories and more fun. 6:30-7 p.m. Free.

Weekly: Seraphim Chorus, Boardman United Methodist Church, 6809 Market St., Boardman; for more information call the director, Kris Harper at 330-707-2144. Every Monday. 7:30 p.m.

Weekly: Co-Dependents Anonymous, Prince of Peace Church, 2985 Center Road, Poland; 330-743-3768. This 12-step recovery program for individuals in codependent relationships. Every Monday. 7:30 p.m.

Tuesday 30

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

The Nightmare on Mahoning Ave. II: The Return, Warren-Trumbull County Public Library, Main Library, 444 Mahoning Ave. NW, Warren; 330-399-8807. Celebrate Halloween at the library with games, crafts, snacks and more. For teens in grades 7-12. For more information, call 330-399-8807, ext. 305.  6 p.m. Free.

Just Say Boo Halloween Program, Warren-Trumbull County Public Library, Howland Branch Library, 9095 East Market St., Howland; 330-856-2011. It’s almost Halloween, and we’re celebrating at the library. Come in costume and join our staff for games, treats and ghoulish activities. For kids in grades K-6. Registration is required by calling 330-856-2011.  6 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.

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. Occurs every Tuesday. Religious program led by Justin Burnette Sr. Refreshments will be served. 6:30-8:30 p.m. Free.

Weekly: Zumba Classes, Fred Astaire Dance Studio, 5090 Market St., Youngstown; 330-788-3200. Fred Astaire offers a Zumba class at 6:45 p.m. on Tuesdays and Thursdays and at noon on Saturdays. The fees is $8 per class or discounts with class card. The center offers a special half-off price for the first class. Call for more information. 6:45 p.m. $8.

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: 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.

Wednesday 31

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. Every Wednesday. 9:30-11 a.m.

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, Oct. 24. Call 330-399-8807, ext. 401 to register. 10 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, Oct. 24. Call 330-399-8807, ext. 401 to register. 11 a.m. 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.

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.

Trunk or Treat at the East Branch Library, Public Library, East branch, 430 Early Road, Youngstown; 330-744-8636. Parents: Bring your kids 12 and under, in costume, no masks please, to the East Library on Halloween Night as a fun alterative to walking from house to house! Come and park at the library and hand out treats from the trunk of your car while the kids go treating. Space is limited so call now and ask to speak to an Urban Unit Librarian, and reserve your parking spot. Children must be accompanied by an adult. 5-7 p.m. Free.

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. Every Wednesday. 7-9 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).

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