Calendar (Week 1-4) June 1-7

Saturday 1

FFRG Bulb Pre-Sale, Fellows Riverside Gardens, 123 McKinley Ave., Youngstown; 330-740-7116. The colorful alliums, tulips, narcissus, crocus and hyacinths blooming at this time of year entice us to add these plants to our home gardens.  Place your order now for Friends of Fellows Riverside Gardens Bulb Sale. Order forms are available at the Gardens and on the MetroParks website for bulbs to be picked up and planted in the fall. Through June 15.

Local Author, Artist, Musician Event Registration. Local authors, artists and musicians are invited to sign up now to participate in the 2013 Summer Local Author, Artist, and Musician Event sponsored by the Friends of the Public Library of Youngstown and Mahoning County. It will occur from 9 a.m.-3 p.m. on Saturday, June 29, at the Poland Library. Those interested in participating with books, music, or art for sale should contact the Development Office for details at 330-740-6086.

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.

Weekly: Intro to Belly Dance, Eos Whole Fitness and Bellidance, Calvin Center, 755 Mahoning Ave., Youngstown; 330-518-4402 or visit http://www.EosWholeFitness.com. 4:15-5:15 p.m. $7.

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.

music @ night

Ace’s Fire Grille and Bar. Northern Whale. 10 p.m.

Cedar’s. Mellow Quest. Ozzie Thomas, Samuel John. 10 p.m. $5.

Frieda’s. Al Spencer Trio. Jazz. 6 p.m.

Mastropietro Winery. Jim Golen. Acoustic and electric guitar. Pop, rock, blues. 7-10 p.m.

Shotz Bar & Grille. Leddfoot. 9 p.m.

Sunday 2

Ongoing: Yoga Basics, Fellows Riverside Gardens, 123 McKinley Ave., Youngstown; 330-740-7116. Learn the basics of yoga taught by Karres Cvetkovich. Experience the release of mental and physical tensions that act as powerful barriers to enjoying life. Gift certificates are available. Call Fellows Riverside Gardens to register. Sessions occur on Sunday, June 2, 9, 16, 23, 30.  9-10 a.m. $10 per session. .

Ongoing: Farm Tours, Mill Creek MetroParks Farm, 7574 Columbiana-Canfield Road, Canfield; 330-702-3000. Explore the MetroParks Farm and learn about spring planting activities on a tractor-wagon ride then visit with the farm animals. Children can make a craft to take home. Tour wagon leaves every half hour. The gift shop will be open to purchase a MetroParks Farm T-shirt. Occurs on Sunday, June 2, 16, 30. 1-4 p.m. $2 donation.

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.

Ongoing: Summer Concert Series 2013, Firestone Park Gazebo, Columbiana. Occurs on Sundays through August. Today features Followng June, who perform music of the 50s and 60s. 2-4 p.m. Free.

Monday 3

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.

Recipe Exchange, Public Library, Newport branch, 3730 Market St., Youngstown; 330-744-8636.  Come to Public Library 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. 4:30 p.m. Free.

Preschool Storytime, Tddy Library, 578 Lakeview Dr. in Cortland; 330-299-8120. 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. 6 p.m. Free.

Ongoing: Pilates Basics Fellows Riverside Gardens, 123 McKinley Ave., Youngstown; 330-740-7116. Work on toning and shaping with Certified Fitness Trainer Angela Lubonovich. Core strength, alignment, and breathing are emphasized as the group moves with awareness to develop a long and lean physique. Bring a mat and water.  Call for information. Occurs Monday, June 3, 10, 17, 24. 6:30-7:30 p.m. $10 per session.

Stressercise Class: Low Impact Exercise For The Body and Mind, YWCA of Youngstown, 25 W. Rayen Ave., Youngstown; visit http://www.stressercise.com to register. Call for more information. Occurs 5-6 p.m. Mondays through Wednesdays and 9:30-10:30 a.m. on Saturdays. 5-6 p.m. $2.

Preschool Storytime, Cortland Branch Library, 578 Lakeview Dr. in Cortland; 330-299-8120. 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. Occurs at 6 p.m. on Monday, June 3 and 11 a.m. on Tuesday, June 4.  6 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 4

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

Ongoing: Yoga at Fellows Riverside Gardens, Fellows Riverside Gardens, 123 McKinley Ave., Youngstown; 330-740-7116. Join Marina Perdos in the mornings and Karres Cvetkovich in the evenings for a blend of energizing yoga styles that will help participants keep a healthy outlook. Students at all levels are welcome. Bring a mat and small blanket. Call Fellows Riverside Gardens for information Occurs 9:30-11 a.m.  on Tuesday, June 4, 11, 18 and 25and  5:30-7 p.m. on Thursday, June 6, 13, 20 and 27. 9:30 a.m. $10 per session.

Baby Brilliant: Bonding with Babies and Books (6-23 months), Public Library, Austintown branch, 600 South Raccoon Road; 330-744-8636. For babies 6-23 months. Developmentally appropriate books, songs, rhymes, finger plays and other activities that will help your child become a successful reader. Children must be accompanied by an adult. Occurs Tuesday, June 4, 11, 18, 25. 10 a.m. Free.

Ongoing: Yoga in the Gardens, Fellows Riverside Gardens, 123 McKinley Ave., Youngstown; 330-740-7116. Marina Perdos (Tuesday) and Karres Cvetkovich (Thursday) will teach a variety of yoga styles for students at all levels. Bring a mat and small blanket. Call Fellows Riverside Gardens for information. Sessions occur June 4, 11, 18, 25 at 9:30-11 a.m. on Tuesdays and  5:30-7 p.m. on Thursdays on June 6, 13, 20, 27. 9:30-11 a.m. $10 per session.

Preschool Storytime, Cortland Branch Library, 578 Lakeview Dr. in Cortland; 330-299-8120. 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. Occurs at 6 p.m. on Monday, June 3 and 11 a.m. on Tuesday, June 4. 11 a.m. Free.

Weekly: Job Training Information, Mahoning Senior Center, 1110 Fifth Ave., Youngstown; 330-782-0978. A representative from Senior Employment Center will be on hand. Every Tuesday. 11:30 a.m.-1 p.m.

What’s the Buzzzzzz?, Fellows Riverside Gardens, 123 McKinley Ave., Youngstown; 330-740-7116. Children ages 3-5 can come to the Gardens to find out that the buzz is all about bumble bees! We will create a happy bumble bee to bring fun and whimsy to our home gardens! We will also enjoy a walk in the Family Garden (weather permitting) and a snack. Occurs 1 p.m. on Tuesday, June 4 and 11 a.m. on Saturday, June15. 1 p.m. $8 ($6 FFRG member).

Ongoing: Preschool Storytime, Main Library of the Warren-Trumbull County Public Library, 444 Mahoning Ave. NW, Warren; 330-399-8807. Preschool storytime features stories and a craft related to a weekly theme and reinforces the development of early literacy skills. For children ages 3 to 5. 1 p.m. Free.

Ongoing: Preschool Storytime, Brookfield Branch Library, 7032 Grove St., Brookfield; registration is required by calling 330-448-8134.  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. 1 p.m. Free.

Ohio’s Great Easter Flood of 1913, Main Library of the Warren-Trumbull County Public Library, 444 Mahoning Ave. NW, Warren; 330-399-8807 ext. 401. The Great Easter Flood of March-April 1913 was the most widespread natural disaster suffered by the United States. It claimed more than 1,000 lives in parts of 15 states and wreaking devastation to the heart of the industrial north, including railroads, bridges, dams, telephone and telegraph communications, steel mills, water treatment plants, and city centers. How does something that calamitous get forgotten? And could it happen again? Trudy E. Bell, M.A., has been researching the Great Easter 1913 storm system, devastation, and legacies since 2003 and will be discussing the flood at this free event. 2 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. 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. Every Tuesday. 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: 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 Tuesday. 7-8:30 p.m.

Weekly: Stephen Foster Chorus, SCOPE Center, 220 W. Market St., Warren; for more information call Jerry at 330-652-5739. If you enjoy singing you are welcome to walk in and join the chorus, which meets each Tuesday. 7:30 p.m.

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

Wednesday 5 

Annual: Immaculate Heart of Mary Festival, 4490 Norquest Blvd., Austintown; 330-793-9988. Polka Mass, drawings, rummage sale and fireworks. Occurs June 5-9.

Summer Evenings at the Gardens, Fellows Riverside Gardens, 123 McKinley Ave., Youngstown; 330-740-7116. The D.D. and Velma Davis Education & Visitor Center will be open to visitors on Wednesday evenings until 8 p.m. through August. The Antonucci Library and Shop in the Gardens will have extended hours as well. The Garden Café will be open for your enjoyment of summer evenings at Fellows Riverside Gardens.

Ongoing: Health & Wellness Walks, Mill Creek MetroParks, Youngstown/Boardman; 330-702-3000. Hikes occur on Tuesdays at 6 p.m. and  Wednesdays at 9 a.m. June 5: meet at Ford Nature Center.  Moderate rating, 2 miles; June 11: meet at Golf Course overflow lot on West Golf Drive. Easy rating, 1 or 3 miles; June 19: meet at MetroParks Bikeway Trailhead at MetroParks Farm.  Easy rating, 2 or 4 miles; June 25: meet at Ford Nature Center. Moderate rating, 3 miles. 9 a.m. Free.

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.

Ongoing: Music and Movement, Main Library of the Warren-Trumbull County Public Library, 444 Mahoning Ave. NW, Warren; registration is required by calling 330-399-8807, ext. 401. Children will learn language and motor skills through an energetic combination of music, movement and literature. For toddlers ages 19 to 35 months with a parent or caregiver. 10 a.m. and 11 a.m. Free.

Ongoing: 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, June 5, 12, 19, 26. Noon-1 p.m. $10 per class.

Bi-Monthly: 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.  Free.

Intro to Computers, Liberty Branch Library, 415 Churchill-Hubbard Road, Youngstown; 330-399-8807 ext. 406 to sign up. The library offers free introductory classes for the novice computer user. Courses include Introduction to Computers, Introduction to the Internet, and Introduction to E-Mail. Classes are held once a week over three weeks; you must attend all trhree classes. Registration is required. 2-4 p.m. Free.

On the Terrace at 5, Fellows Riverside Gardens, 123 McKinley Ave., Youngstown; 330-740-7116. The Garden Terrace with a view of Lake Glacier offers a place to relax and unwind with a glass of wine. The Garden Café will be open for visitors wishing to purchase food. Tonight features the music of Rachel Roberts. 5-7 p.m. $10.

Ladies’ Clinic, Pro Shop, Golf Course, Mill Creek MetroParks, Boardman; 330-740-7112. Forty-five minutes will be spent on the range working on all aspects of full swing and short game. Afterward, participants will play three to five holes learning various things like course management, etiquette, pace of play and club selection. Call the Pro Shop for details and to register. Occurs June, 5, 19, 26. 6 p.m. Call for fees.

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.

Ongoing: Pilates Sculpt, Fellows Riverside Gardens, 123 McKinley Ave., Youngstown; 330-740-7116. Using light hand weights, participants will tone the body with emphasis on core strength and control and gaining better balance by increasing strength and mobility. Certified Fitness Trainer Angela Lubonovich is the teacher. Bring a mat and water. Call for information. Occurs June 5, 12, 19, 26. 6-7 p.m. $10 $10 per session or use your Scenic Fitness Card.

Monthly: Family Financial Education Services, Family Service Agency, 535 Marmion Ave., Youngstown; to register call 330-782-5664. A workshop for potential home buyers. Meets the first Wednesday. 5:30-8:30 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. Every Wednesday. 7-9 p.m.

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.

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 a speaker. Held the first Wednesday. 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.

music @ night 

Cedar’s. Night Panther. 9 p.m.

Chippers. River Rider. Open stage. 8 p.m.

Izzy’s. Bill Henceroth. Open stage. 8-11 p.m.

Lemon Grove. Lounge Lizzardaoke. 4 p.m. Lemonaoke. 9 p.m.

Margherita’s. Daniel Shapira. 6-9 p.m.

Quaker Steak and Lube/Austintown. Acoustic. 6 p.m.

Royal Oaks.  Koebel. Open mike. 9 p.m.

Shotz Bar & Grille. Gary Markasky Project. 9 p.m.

Up a Creek. Todd Cutshaw. 7 p.m. Gary Pirrung. 10 p.m.

Thursday 6

Annual: Immaculate Heart of Mary Festival, 4490 Norquest Blvd., Austintown; 330-793-9988. Polka Mass, drawings, rummage sale and fireworks. Occurs June 5-9.

Weekly: Men’s Fellowship Bible Study, Central YMCA, 17 N. Champion St., Downtown Youngstown; 330-744-8411 or visit http://www.youngstownymca.org. Every Thursday. 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 every Thursday for walking and socializing. 9:30-11:30 a.m. Free.

Intro to Email Class, Main Library of the Warren-Trumbull County Public Library, 444 Mahoning Ave. NW, Warren; 330-399-8807. The library offers free introductory classes for the novice computer user. Courses include Introduction to Computers, Introduction to the Internet, and Introduction to E-Mail. Classes are held once a week over 3 weeks; you must attend all 3 classes. Registration is required. Contact the Main Library Tech Center at 330-399-8807 ext. 406 to sign up. 2-4 p.m. Free.

Build a Newton Scooter, Oh Wow! The Roger & Gloria Jones Children’s Center for Science & Technology, 11 W. Federal St., Youngstown; 330-744-5914 or visit ohwowkids.org. Explore Newton’s Third Law of Motion while building a small model of the classic device. For grades 3-5. 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.

Ongoing: Yoga at Fellows Riverside Gardens, Fellows Riverside Gardens, 123 McKinley Ave., Youngstown; 330-740-7116. Marina Perdos (Tuesday) and Karres Cvetkovich (Thursday) will teach a variety of yoga styles for students at all levels. Bring a mat and small blanket. Call Fellows Riverside Gardens for information. Sessions occur 9:30-11 a.m., Tuesday June, 4, 11, 18, 25 and 5:30-7 p.m. on Thursday, June 6, 13, 20, 27.  5:30-7 p.m. $10 per session.

Beginner or Lapsed Golfer Clinic, Pro Shop, Golf Course, Mill Creek MetroParks, Boardman; 330-740-7112. This one-day clinic is structured for people who have little or no golf experience or who have started to play golf again. The focus will be on fundamentals of both the set-up and the full swing along with some muscle activation and awareness drills. Call the Pro Shop for details and to register. Occurs June 6 and 20. 6-7 p.m. Call for fees.

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.

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.

Ongoing: Preschool Storytime, Main Library of the Warren-Trumbull County Public Library, 444 Mahoning Ave. NW, Warren; 330-399-8807. Preschool storytime features stories and a craft related to a weekly theme and reinforces the development of early literacy skills. For children ages 3 to 5. 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: Art, Conversation and Coffee, Metamorphosis Gallery, 2 State St., Struthers; 330-787-1994. Features an open gallery time every Thursday from 6:45-8:30 p.m. and Saturday 6:30-10 p.m. Bring your art or projects and join in with other people at the gallery space or just come for a cup of coffee and conversation. All ages. For more information, call Becky at 330 787-1994. Call for more information. 6:45-8:30 p.m. Free.

Weekly: DARE Singles Group Meeting, Disciples Christian Church, 565 Boardman-Canfield Road, Boardman; 330-793-5856, 330 533-7062, 330 793-1484. This group for divorced and widowed people hosts a weekly meeting and organizes social events throughout the month. Typical events include a movie night, bowling, dance classes, bike riding and small group discussions. Call for more information. Tonight features a guest speaker. 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.

music @ night 

Bill’s Place. Hubcap Hunter. 11 p.m.

Cedar’s. Nightlands, Building. 9 p.m. $5.

Chippers. Adam Jacobs. 9 p.m.-midnight.

Clark Bar. Bill Henceroth. Open stage. 8-11 p.m.

Lemon Grove. Thursday’s Lounge with Richard Elmsworth. 10 p.m.

McMenamy’s. Jigsaw. Rock. 6-10 p.m.

Selah. Sundown Soul Sessions. 6 p.m.

Vintage Estate. Steve Vuich. Open mike. 8 p.m.

Friday 7

Annual: Immaculate Heart of Mary Festival, 4490 Norquest Blvd., Austintown; 330-793-9988. Polka Mass, drawings, rummage sale and fireworks. Occurs June 5-9.

5th Annual Youngstown Gay Pride Festival and Parade, downtown Youngstown; 330-799-1240 or prideyoungstown.org. Performers, food vendors, a beer tent, informational booths, entertainment, and a parade. Parade begins at noon on June 8 and originates  at Woodland, just south of the downtown. June 7-8.

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.

Bonding with Babies and Books (6-23 months), Public Library, Boardman Branch, 7680 Glenwood Ave.; 330-744-8636. For babies 6-23 months. Developmentally appropriate books, songs, rhymes, finger plays and other activities to help your child become a successful reader. Children must be with an adult. Occurs Friday, May 10, 24. 10 a.m. Free.

Ongoing: Family Garden Fridays, Fellows Riverside Gardens, 123 McKinley Ave., Youngstown; 330-740-7116. Every Friday, now through September, you are invited to the Family Garden, a hands-on garden.  Activities will be centered on gardening with children. Learn about vegetables with “Eat Your Colors”  and see which insect is the “Bug of the Week.”  Call Fellows Riverside Gardens for information. 10 a.m.-2 p.m.

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 June 7 and 21. 10 a.m.–noon. Free.

Ongoing: Babytime, Main Library of the Warren-Trumbull County Public Library, 444 Mahoning Ave. NW, Warren; registration is required by calling 330-399-8807, ext. 401. For infants ages 6 to 18 months with a parent or caregiver. Short stories, fingerplays, and simple songs. 11 a.m. Free.

Annual event: Trumbull African-American Achievers Festival, Courthouse Square,  Warren; 330-720-2485. Festival celebrates black culture and heritage with food, entertainment and displays. Occurs 11 a.m.-11 p.m., June 7-9.

Boy in a Kage, Rust Belt Theater, Calvin Center, 755 Mahoning Ave., Youngstown; 330-507-2358. The Rust Belt Theater will present “Boy In a Kage,” a one-man show featuring local actor Kage Jonas Coven. Shows occur at 8 p.m. on June 7-8, 14-15. The revue-style show will consist of music and spoken word, told from the point of view of a young transgender individual growing up in the Youngstown area. The production will be directed by Robert Dennick Joki.  There will be a reception following the opening night performance as well as a silent auction featuring local artwork, jewelry, and other handmade items. Proceeds from the show and auction will benefit Kage’s chest reconstruction surgery. 8 p.m.

music @ night 

Belmont Stakes. Gary Markasky Project. 9 p.m.

Cedars. Thirty Three 1/3. AP Overlord. 10 p.m. $5.

Fifth Season. Ed Gorse. Acoustic. 6 p.m.

Frieda’s. Howard and Point Five. Jazz. 6 p.m.

Lemon Grove. Soul Night. R&B/Soul. 8 p.m.

Mastropietro Winery. Brooklynn. 7-10 p.m.

O’Donold’s/Austintown. Richard Boston. 4:30-8 p.m.

Raiders Backyard Tavern. Michael Starkey. Open mike. 9 p.m.

Shotz Bar & Grille. Tongue and Groove. 9 p.m.

Warehouse 50. Dennis Drummond. 6 p.m.

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