• Calendar (Week 1) February 1-7

FRIDAY 1

Jewels of Winter: Orchids, Fellows Riverside Gardens, 123 McKinley Ave., Youngstown; 330-740-7116. View the many colorful varieties of orchids. Occurs Feb. 1-March 17 during hours of operation.

Holiday: Tic Tac Love,  Public Library, Canfield branch; 43 W. Main St.; 330-744-8636. Greenford branch, 7441 W. South Range Road; 330-744-8636. Sebring branch, 195 W. Ohio Ave.; ;330-744-8636. Stop in the library with a friend or find a friend to play a couple of games of Heart Tic Tac Toe. All ages. Library hours during the month of February. Free.

Holiday: Get a Clue…Celebrate Black History Month, Public Library, East branch, 430 Early Road, Youngstown; 330-744-8636. West branch, 2815 Mahoning Ave., Youngstown; 330-744-8636.  Follow the clues to discover famous black Ohioans and earn a prize. For school-age children. Library hours during the month of February.

Weekly: Sunrise Yoga Express, Eos Whole Fitness and Bellidance, Calvin Center, 755 Mahoning Ave., Youngstown; 330-518-4402 or visit http://www.EosWholeFitness.com. 7-7:40 a.m. $7.

Twice-Monthly: A Loose Knit Group, Fellows Riverside Gardens, 123 McKinley Ave., Youngstown; 330-740-7116. Enjoy the view from the Antonucci Library as you help to “Warm Up America,” with other crafters making afghans and other projects to donate locally. All helping hands are welcome, both experienced and anyone wanting to learn to knit or crochet. Call Fellows Riverside Gardens for information. Occurs Feb. 1 and 15. 10 a.m.–noon. Free.

Baby Brilliant: Tales and Talk for 2s and 3s, Public Library, Newport branch, 3730 Market St., Youngstown; 330-744-8636. 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. Occurs Feb. 1, 8, 15, 22. 10:30 a.m. Free.

Preschool Storytime, Warren-Trumbull County Public Library, Howland Branch, 9095 East Market St., Warren; 330-856-2011. Stories and a craft related to a weekly theme that reinforces the development of early literacy skills. 11 a.m.  Free.

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

The Sunshine Boys, Trumbull New Theatre, 5883 Youngstown-Warren Road, Niles; 330-652-1103. Trumbull New Theatre will stage Neil Simon’s classic play concerning two retired vaudeville performers who no longer speak but reunite for a TV special.  Feb. 1-2, 8-9, 15-17. Evening  performances are at 8 p.m. Sunday matinees begin at 3 p.m. 8 p.m. $12 (adults), $10 (students).

Game Show, Salem Community Theatre, 490 E. State, Salem; 330-332-9688. http://www.salemcommunitytheatre.com. This play concerns a long-running, fictitious live TV game show with interactive audience participation. Feb. 1-10. Friday and Saturday performances begin at 8 p.m. Sunday matinees begin at 2 p.m.  8 p.m. $14 (adults), $10 (seniors), $8 (students 17 and under).

Six Nights in the Black Belt, Youngstown Playhouse, 600 Playhouse Lane, Youngstown; 330-788-8739. Drama based on the life of Jonathan Daniels, who dies while registering voters in 1965 Alabama. The show runs Feb. 1-2, 8-9. Friday and Saturday performances begin at 7:30 p.m. 7:30 p.m. $22 (adults), $19 (seniors and students), $10 (children).

SATURDAY 2

Weekly: Free Tax Return Assistance Preparation, Williamson Hall, 221 N. Hazel St. (between Rayen Avenue and Wood Street), YSU, Youngstown;  330-941-3084. Trained YSU business students and professional volunteers will offer free income tax preparation from Saturday, Feb 2 and at designated days and times until Saturday, April 13. Taxpayers should bring wage and earnings statements (Form W-2) from all employers, interest statements from banks (Forms 1099), a copy of last year’s tax return if available, and other relevant information about income and expenses.  Walk-ins are welcome. If you would like to set up an appointment or to receive additional information, call the Lariccia School of Accounting & Finance at the Williamson College of Business Administration at 330-941-3084.  Sessions occur from 10 a.m.-3 p.m. on Saturdays (Feb. 2, 9, 16, 23, March 2, 9, 23, 30 and April 13 and from 3:30-6 p.m. on Monday, Feb. 11. 10 a.m.-3 p.m. Free.

Groundhog Day, Ford Nature Center, Mill Creek MetroParks; 330-740-7107. Punxatawney Phil’s forecast will be all over the news this morning. You’ll have to come to the Park to find out what Morton the Mill Creek Marmot has to say. Experience Groundhog-ology by gathering around the radio as previous generations did. Meets at Ford Nature Center. 10 a.m. Free.

We’re Making Waffles Warren-Trumbull County Public Library, Howland Branch, 9095 East Market St., Warren; 330-856-2011. Today’s event features a waffle bar for children 5 and older. Call to register. 11 a.m.  Free.

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.

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.

African-American History Month: The African Marketplace, Chestnut Room, Kilcawley Center, YSU, Elm Street at Veterans Plaza, Youngstown; 330-941-3097. Vendors will present art, artifacts, books and jewelry. African culture will also be celebrated in music and dance, provided by the Harambee Youth Group of Youngstown. Noon-6 p.m. Free.

Fighting for Freedom: The Story of the U.S. Colored Troops During the Civil War, Warren-Trumbull County Public Library, 444 Mahoning Ave., N.W., Warren; 330-399-8807. Presented Anthony Gibbs. 2 p.m. Free.

The Sunshine Boys, Trumbull New Theatre, 5883 Youngstown-Warren Road, Niles; 330-652-1103. Trumbull New Theatre will stage Neil Simon’s classic play concerning two retired vaudeville performers who no longer speak but reunite for a TV special.  Feb. 1-2, 8-9, 15-17. Evening  performances are at 8 p.m. Sunday matinees begin at 3 p.m. 8 p.m. $12 (adults), $10 (students).

SUNDAY 3

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.

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.

Super Sunday Hike, Lily Pond Parking Lot, Mill Creek MetroParks, Youngstown; 330-702-3000. On Super Bowl Sunday, the group will walk by a football field as we explore the James L. Wick Jr. Recreation Area and environs. Meet at Lily Pond parking lot. Moderate rating, 2 miles. 2 p.m. Free.

MONDAY 4

Holiday: Creation Station: A Make-and-Take Craft Program – Valentine Craft, Public Library, Campbell branch, 374 Sanderson Ave.; 330-744-8636. Public Library, Brownlee Woods Branch, 4010 Sheridan Road, Youngstown; 330-744-8636. Public Library, Struthers branch, 95 Poland Ave.; 330-744-8636. It’s the Valentine season, so come to the library and make a fun chain of hearts. Work alone or with a friend. All ages. Feb. 4-16 during library hours.

Lunch Time Zumba, Eos Whole Fitness and Bellidance, Calvin Center, 755 Mahoning Ave., Youngstown; 330-518-4402 or visit http://www.EosWholeFitness.com. Noon-1 p.m. $7.

Job Fair, Fellows Riverside Gardens, 123 McKinley Ave., Youngstown; 330-702-3000. Representatives from the MetroParks’ horticulture, maintenance, recreation, police, and golf departments will be available to answer questions about seasonal job opportunities for 2013. Applications will be taken. See job details at http://www.millcreekmetroparks.org. 4-7 p.m. Free.

Free Income Tax Preparation: VITA (Volunteer Income Tax Assistance) Program, MYCAP Offices, 1325 Fifth Avenue, Youngstown; call Francine Jeffries at 330-747-7921, extension 1738. Volunteers provide free tax preparation to eligible taxpayers, which include low-to-moderate income individuals, families and senior citizens. To be eligible, individuals and families should have earned a gross income of $51,000 or less in 2012. The income includes all sources, including wages, interest, dividends, royalties, odd jobs, or any other income. Sessions occur from 5-7:30 p.m. on Mondays (Feb. 4, 18, 25/March 4, 11, 18); 5-7:30 p.m. on Tuesdays (Feb. 5, 19, 26 and March 5, 12 and 19); 5-9 p.m. on Fridays (Feb. 8 and March 1, 15); and from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. on Saturdays (Feb. 2, 23 and March 9, 23). Call for more information. 5-7:30 p.m. Free.

Pilates in the Park, Pioneer Pavilion, Mill Creek MetroParks, Youngstown; 330-702-3000. Fight off the winter blues with a workout. Increase your understanding of various Pilates’ concepts and movements with instructor Angela Lubonovich. Classes are held at Pioneer Pavilion. Bring a mat and water. Call REC for information and registration. Occurs on Monday, Feb. 4, 11,18 and 25. 6:30-7:30 p.m. $32 all four sessions; or $10 per session.

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

TUESDAY 5

Weekly: Sunrise Yoga Express, Eos Whole Fitness and Bellidance, Calvin Center, 755 Mahoning Ave., Youngstown; 330-518-4402 or visit http://www.EosWholeFitness.com. 7-7:40 a.m. $7.

Yoga at Fellows Riverside Gardens, Fellows Riverside Gardens, 123 McKinley Ave., 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. Occurs Tuesday, Feb.  5, 12, 19, 26 and Thursday, Feb.  7, 14, 21 and 28. 9:30–11 a.m. and 5:30–7 p.m. $10 per class.

Baby Brilliant: Fun Time for 4s and 5s, Public Library, Canfield branch; 43 W. Main St.; 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. Occurs Feb. 5, 12, 19, 26. 10 a.m. Free.

Baby Brilliant: Fun Time for 4s and 5s, Public Library, Boardman Branch, 7680 Glenwood Ave.; 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.  Occurs Feb. 5, 12, 19, 26. 10 am. Free.

Baby Brilliant: Fun Time for 4s and 5s, Public Library, Poland Branch, 311 S. Main St.; 330-744-8636. 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. Occurs Feb. 5, 12, 19, 26. 1 p.m. Free.

Hearts and Flowers, Fellows Riverside Gardens, 123 McKinley Ave., Youngstown; 330-740-7116. Preschoolers ages 3–5 will decorate a papier-mache Valentine box with dried flowers. Also includes Valentine treats and a story. An adult must accompany each participating child. Feb.  5 or 9. Call Fellows Riverside Gardens to register. 1- 2 p.m. $4 R, $6 NR.

Free Income Tax Preparation: VITA (Volunteer Income Tax Assistance) Program, MYCAP Offices, 1325 Fifth Avenue, Youngstown; call Francine Jeffries at 330-747-7921, extension 1738. Volunteers provide free tax preparation to eligible taxpayers, which include low-to-moderate income individuals, families and senior citizens. To be eligible, individuals and families should have earned a gross income of $51,000 or less in 2012. The income includes all sources, including wages, interest, dividends, royalties, odd jobs, or any other income. Sessions occur from 5-7:30 p.m. on Mondays (Feb. 4, 18, 25/March 4, 11, 18); 5-7:30 p.m. on Tuesdays (Feb. 5, 19, 26 and March 5, 12 and 19); 5-9 p.m. on Fridays (Feb. 8 and March 1, 15); and from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. on Saturdays (Feb. 2, 23 and March 9, 23). 5-7:30 p.m. Call for more information. Free.

Yoga at Fellows Riverside Gardens, Fellows Riverside Gardens, 123 McKinley Ave., 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. Occurs Tuesday, Feb.  5, 12, 19, 26 and Thursday, Feb.  7, 14, 21 and 28. 9:30-11 a.m. and 5:30-7 p.m. $10 per class.

Yoga at Fellows Riverside Gardens, Fellows Riverside Gardens, 123 McKinley Ave., 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. Occurs Tuesday, Feb.  5, 12, 19, 26 and Thursday, Feb.  7, 14, 21 and 28. 5:30–7 p.m. $10 per class.

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: 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.

French Film Festival Series: Le Gamin Au Vélo, Sebastian Mueller Theater, McKelvey Campus Center, Westminster College, New Wilmington, Pa.; 724-946-6260 or e-mail kealhol@westminster.edu. Westminster College’s departments of Modern Languages and English, in conjunction with the Jake Erhardt International Film Series, will show the film “Le Gamin Au Vélo”  (The Kid With a Bike). The event is free to the public. The film is the tale of a boy who refuses to believe his father abandoned him, and escapes from a children’s home to search for his father and his lost bicycle. Along the way he meets a kind, patient stranger named Samantha, who will prove to be the boy’s savior. The screening is a part of the “Tournées Film Festival,” a series of French and Francophone films to be shown on consecutive Tuesdays through Feb. 26. The contemporary films will be subtitled in English with each screening followed by a discussion. The festival is supported by a grant from the French-American Cultural Exchange in partnership with the Cultural Services of the French Embassy, the French Ministry of Culture, the Florence Gould Foundation, the Grand Marnier Foundation, and Highbrow Entertainment. Westminster College is one of only 40 colleges and universities nationwide to receive a grant for the spring semester. Additional films featured in the festival are: “Joueuse” (Queen to Play), Feb. 12; “Un Homme Qui Crie” (A Screaming Man), Feb. 19; and “Une Vie De Chat” (A Cat in Paris), Feb. 26. 7 p.m. Free.

WEDNESDAY 6

Weekly: Gentle Sunrise Yoga, Eos Whole Fitness and Bellidance, Calvin Center, 755 Mahoning Ave., Youngstown; 330-518-4402 or visit http://www.EosWholeFitness.com. 9-10 a.m. $7.

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, Austintown branch, 600 S. Raccoon, Austintown; 330-792-6982 or for more information call the Main Library at 330-744-8636. Held each Wednesday. Featuring developmentally appropriate books, songs, rhymes, finger plays, and other activities that will help children ages 2-3 become a successful reader. Occurs Wednesday, Feb. 6, 13, 20, 27. 10 a.m. Free. 10 a.m. Free.

Baby Brilliant: Tales and Talk for 2s and 3s, Public Library, Boardman Branch, 7680 Glenwood Ave., Boardman; 330-758-1414 or for more information call the Main Library at 330-744-8636. Held each Wednesday. Featuring developmentally appropriate books, songs, rhymes, finger plays, and other activities that will help children ages 2-3 become a successful reader. Occurs Wednesday, Feb. 6, 13, 20, 27. 10 a.m. Free. 10 a.m. Free.

Baby Brilliant: Tales and Talk for 2s and 3s, Public Library, Canfield Branch, 43 W. Main St., Canfield; 330-533-5631 or for more information call the Main Library at 330-744-8636.  Held each Wednesday.  Featuring developmentally appropriate books, songs, rhymes, finger plays, and other activities that will help children ages 2-3 become a successful reader. Occurs Wednesday, Feb. 6, 13, 20, 27. 10 a.m. Free. 10 a.m. Free.

Baby Brilliant: Fun Time for 4s and 5s, Public Library, Austintown branch, 600 South Raccoon Road; 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. Occurs Feb. 6, 13, 20, 27. 11:30 a.m. Free.

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. Occurs Wednesday, Feb. 6, 13, 20 and 27. Noon–1 p.m. $10 per class.

Music at Noon: Early Music Concert, Butler Institute of American Art, 524 Wick Ave., Youngstown; 330- 941-3636. 12:15 p.m. Free.

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

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

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

Weekly: Zumba, Eos Whole Fitness and Bellidance, Calvin Center, 755 Mahoning Ave., Youngstown; 330-518-4402 or visit http://www.EosWholeFitness.com. 5:45-6:45 p.m. $7.

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

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

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

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

Weekly: Hot Yoga, Eos Whole Fitness and Bellidance, Calvin Center, 755 Mahoning Ave., Youngstown; 330-518-4402 or visit http://www.EosWholeFitness.com. 7:30-8:45 p.m. $7.

Piloxing in the Park, Pioneer Pavilion, Mill Creek MetroParks, Youngstown; 330-702-3000. This unique program mixes Pilates and boxing into a fat-blasting and muscle-toning workout guaranteed to whip you into shape. Instructed by Angela Lubonovich. Bring a mat and water. Classes are held at Pioneer Pavilion. Call REC for information and registration. Occurs Wednesday, Feb. 6, 13, 20, 27. 6-7 p.m. $32 all four sessions; or $10 per session.

Orchid Clinic, Fellows Riverside Gardens, 123 McKinley Ave., Youngstown; 330-740-7116. Do you have an orchid plant that needs repotting? Bring your plant to the orchid clinic and learn techniques of repotting and have other orchid questions answered by Dave Miller. Call Fellows Riverside Gardens to register. 6:30-8:30 p.m. $15 R, $20 NR.

THURSDAY 7

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. Meets each Thursday for walking and socializing. 9:30-11:30 a.m.  Free.

Yoga at Fellows Riverside Gardens, Fellows Riverside Gardens, 123 McKinley Ave., 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. Occurs Tuesday, Feb.  5, 12, 19, 26 and Thursday, Feb.  7, 14, 21 and 28. 9:30–11 a.m. and 5:30–7 p.m. $10 per class.

Baby Brilliant: Tales and Talk for 2s and 3s, Public Library, Poland Branch, 311 S. Main St.; 330-744-8636.  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.  Occurs Feb. Thursday, Feb. 7, 14, 21, 28. 10 a.m. and 11 a.m. Free.

Tales for Twos: Yucky Things, Ford Nature Center, Mill Creek MetroParks; 330-740-7107. Two-year-olds will discover the variety of “yucky” foods that animals like. A “yucky” craft will be included.  Pre-registration/payment required at Ford Nature Center. 10 a.m. $2 R, $3 NR.

Monthly: First Friday Club Speaker’s Luncheon: Dr. Nicholas Wolsonovich, Superintendent of Catholic Schools, Antone’s Banquet Centre, 8578 Market Street, Boardman; for reservations call 330-533-1023 or visit http://www.firstfridayclubofgreateryoungstown.org. Superintendent Dr. Nicholas Wolsonovich will speak on a “An Update on the Catholic Schools in the Diocese of Youngstown.” 11:30 a.m. -1 p.m. $15.

Create a Model of a Lung, OH WOW! The Roger & Gloria Jones Children’s Center for Science & Technology, 11 W. Federal St., Youngstown; 330-744-5914 or ohwowkids.org. Take a deep breath, relax, and build a third lung. For grades 5-8.  4:30-5:30 p.m. $2 members, $10 non-members (includes general admission).

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.

Yoga at Fellows Riverside Gardens, Fellows Riverside Gardens, 123 McKinley Ave., 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. Occurs Tuesday, Feb.  5, 12, 19, 26 and Thursday, Feb.  7, 14, 21 and 28. 9:30–11 a.m. and 5:30–7 p.m. $10 per class.

Midweek Dinner and Classes, Central Christian Church, 2051 E. Market St., Warren; 330-372-1676 or visit http://www.WarrenCentralCC.org. Held each Thursday. Enjoy dinner followed by a choice of classes:  Bible study, book discussion, computer lab, and more. 5:45-7:30 p.m.

Weekly: Bellifit, Eos Whole Fitness and Bellidance, Calvin Center, 755 Mahoning Ave., Youngstown; 330-518-4402 or visit http://www.EosWholeFitness.com. 5:45-6:45 p.m. $7.

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

Weekly: Polish Youngstown Cultural Preservation, 330-646-4082 or http://www.Polishyoungstown.com. Krakowiaki Polish Folk Circle (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.

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.

Bimonthly: 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.

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

African-American History Month: The African American Pyramid Awards, Chestnut Room, Kilcawley Center, YSU, Elm Street at Veterans Plaza, Youngstown; 330-941-3097. The achievement of outstanding students from Youngstown City Schools will be celebrated with a presentation and awards ceremony. Teachers, mentors and parents will also be recognized. 7:30 p.m. Free.

Weekly: Hot Yoga, Eos Whole Fitness and Bellidance, Calvin Center, 755 Mahoning Ave., Youngstown; 330-518-4402 or visit http://www.EosWholeFitness.com. 7:30-8:45 p.m. $7.

How to Achieve Your Ideal Weight, 755 Boardman-Canfield Road, Suite D-3, Boardman; to register, call Stephanie at 330-729-1350 or register online at OhioND.com. Dr. Ted Suzelis, N.D., will lay out a plan for healthy weight loss, including a discussion on foods that aid in weight loss, portion control, motivation, health problems and metabolic problems that could be hindering weight loss. 6:30 p.m. Free.

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