Calendar (Weeks 1-4) June 1-30

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.

Saturday 8

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.

Healthy Living Second Saturday Community Market, Meadville Market House, Meadville, Pa.; details are available at fb.com/MeadvilleSSCM or 800-332-2338. Discover the art of health-conscious and eco-friendly living while enjoying live music and entertainment, family activities, and the locally-produced offerings of community vendors. New this year is the “Flex for Futures Push-Up Contest.” Individually or in three-person teams, contestants can show off their biceps and triceps in this fundraiser for the Meadville Family YMCA’s Helping Hands “SMILES” campaign (benefiting the scholarship program). The contest runs from 10 a.m. to 12 p.m., with a minimum $5/person or $10/team entry donation and prizes for the top performers in several categories. Experience the interactive “Musical Petting Zoo” of folk musician Todd Crowley, where you can see and play traditional instruments from around the world. His hands-on traveling exhibit has wowed music festival crowds across the U.S. and Canada. Witness the ancient Chinese art of graceful movement and meditative exercise with a demonstration by the Cootie Harris School of Tai Chi (11 a.m.), followed by a drum circle performance.  Learn about the mental health benefits of doodling—and try it out yourself—at the Meadville Council of the Art’s Zentangle booth. The younger set will create their own healthy art at the Kids’ Craft Station. Get your summer groove on with our local lineup of singer/songwriters. The husband and wife duo Edenlight starts the market with an acoustic fusion of rock, folk, jazz and punk  (9 a.m.), followed by Tom Hitt’s edgy folk music (10:30 a.m.), and Tony Kellogg’s blend of ‘60s folk and ‘70s country-rock with a twist of blues rock (noon).  Todd Crowley rounds out the day with a folk music performance starting at 1:15 p.m.  Arts/crafts vendors, other local goods vendors, and exhibits by community organizations will line the plaza, along with the regular farmers’ market. At Second Saturdays, there are plenty of opportunities to help the local economy get it’s own healthy start to the summer. The market is made possible thanks to our community supporters, including Meadville Medical Center (Healthy Living Market Day Sponsor),  Ainsworth Pet Nutrition (Second Saturday Community Market Presenting Sponsor), and ArtsErie/Pennsylvania Council on the Arts (grant providers).  9 a.m.-2 p.m. Free.

Bark ’n the Park Dog Fun Festival, Bears Den, Mill Creek MetroParks, Youngstown; 330-272-7435. Features a dog and pet guardian look-alike contest, food, a pet parade, music, and other canine-friendly fun. 10 a.m.-5 p.m., June 8. Pet registration: $10.

MetroMutts: Hike, Lanterman’s Mill Parking Lot, Mill Creek MetroParks, Youngstown; 330-702-3000. Bring your favorite canine companion and hike the Gorge Trail. Meet at Lanterman’s Mill parking lot. Unpaved trail with steps and hills, 2 miles. 10 a.m. Free.

Golden Oldies Classic Movie Matinee, Public Library, Newport branch, 3730 Market St., Youngstown; 330-744-8636. Popcorn and fun. Join the Library for a golden oldie movie matinee. They’ll provide the popcorn and the classic movie. You’ll bring your own covered beverage. For adults. Children must be accompanied by an adult. Occurs June 8, 22. 10 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.

Friends of the Mahoning River 2nd Annual Riverfest, B&O Station, 530 Mahoning Ave., Youngstown; for information, email mahoningriverfriends@gmail.com. Features a variety of activities on or near the Mahoning River. Kayak and canoe rides furnished by Trumbull Canoe Trails. Noon- 4 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. Noon. $8.

MAKE IT! – Squishy Circuits, Oh Wow! The Roger & Gloria Jones Children’s Center for Science & Technology, 11 W. Federal St., Youngstown; 330-744-5914 or visit ohwowkids.org. Art Dailey from ITT Tech will be sharing his knowledge of electricity through “Squishy Circuits.” Appropriate for all ages.  Noon-2 p.m. Free (general admission applies to non-members).

music @ night 

Amen Corner. Timothy and the Link. 9 p.m.

Cedars. The Kellys, Blue Through Branches. 10 p.m. $5.

Clark Bar. Chasin’ the Blues. 9 p.m.

Downtown Coffee Cafe. Davis and Henner. Oldies. 8-11 p.m.

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

Lemon Grove. Chip Banks Dance Party. 10 p.m.

The Manor. Teddy Pantelas. Stef Grimaldi. Jazz. 8-11 p.m.

Mastropietro Winery. Midlife Crisis. Pop, filk, jazz , blues. 7-10 p.m.

Sammy’s. Wet Lemon. 10 p.m.

Stoneyard Bar and Grille. Richard Boston. 7-10 p.m.

Sunday 9

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

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. .

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.

Monthly: Hubbard Historical Society Tour, 27 Hager St., Hubbard. The museum is open to the public the second Sunday of each month. 2-5 p.m.

Ongoing: Summer Concert Series 2013, Firestone Park Gazebo, Columbiana. Occurs on Sundays through August. Today features the Youngstown Communiy Band. 2-4 p.m. Free.

music @ night 

Lemon Grove. SounDoctrine with special guest Antoinette Manganas. 4 p.m. $15/$8.

Monday 10

Monthly: Mothers of Preschoolers, First Christian Church, 1151 E. Sixth St., Salem; for more information call Amy Zimmerman at 330-337-0939. A support group for any woman with children around the kindergarten age or younger. Speakers and crafts usually alternate. Childcare is available for preschoolers. Meets the second Monday.  9:15-11:15 a.m.

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.

Tuesday 11

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.

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 25 and  5:30-7 p.m. on Thursday, June 6, 13, 20 and 27. 9:30 a.m. $10 per session.

Monthly: Low Vision Support Group, Park Vista Retirement Community, 1216 Fifth Ave., Youngstown; to RSVP call 330-746-2944, ext. 1551. Held the second Tuesday. 10 a.m.

Monthly: Wellness Clinic, Grace Lutheran Church, 162 South Raccoon Road, Austintown; for more information call Beth Stricko at 330-530-4038, ext. 2031 or e-mail bstrick@shepherdofthevalley.com. The meeting, held by Shepherd of the Valley Home Health, will be held the second Tuesday. Information about diabetes and glucose testing will be provided. 10:30 a.m.-noon.

Monthly: Wellness Clinic, Grace Lutheran Church, 162 South Raccoon Road, Austintown; for more information call Beth Stricko at 330-530-4038, ext. 2031 or e-mail bstrick@shepherdofthevalley.com. The meeting, held by Shepherd of the Valley Home Health, will be held the second Tuesday. Information about diabetes and glucose testing will be provided. 1 p.m. Free.

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.

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.

Monthly: Youngstown PFLAG Meeting, St. John’s Episcopal Church, 323 Wick Ave., Youngstown; 330-747-2696 or email youngstownpflag@aol.com. Every second Tuesday of the month. 6:30-8:30 p.m. Free.

Gardening Basics: Herb Gardening 101, Fellows Riverside Gardens, 123 McKinley Ave., Youngstown; 330-740-7116. Ready to grow culinary herbs in your garden this year? Pam Baytos will share garden maintenance, harvesting, drying techniques and preserving for the beginning herb gardener. Participants will take home five herb plants to start your own herb garden either in a container or in your garden. 6:30–8 p.m. $32 ($25 FFRG member).

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.

Monthly: La Leche League, Columbiana County WIC office, 7876 Lincoln Place, Lisbon; 330-427-2155. All pregnant or nursing mothers and their babies are welcome. Meets the second 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. Every Tuesday. 7-8:30 p.m.

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.

music @ night 

Lemon Grove. Tuesday Variety Showcase. 9:30 p.m.

Up a Creek. Joe Fritz. Open mike. 8-11 p.m.

Wednesday 12

Annual event: St. Nicholas Church Festival, 764 Fifth St., Struthers; http://www.cosparish.org. Annual festival features rides, food, raffles, and music. June 12-16. $2. Children 12 and under admitted 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.

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.

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. Noon-1 p.m. $10 per class.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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. This monthly series will focus on books from the New York Time’s best seller list. Meets the second Wednesday. 6:30-8 p.m. Free.

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

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: 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 every Wednesday. 7-9 p.m.

Live at the Judge Morley Pavilion: The Zou, Wick Recreation Area, Mill Creek MetroParks, Youngstown; 330-702-3000. 7 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 

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.

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

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

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

Thursday 13

Annual event: St. Nicholas Church Festival, 764 Fifth St., Struthers; http://www.cosparish.org. Annual festival features rides, food, raffles, and music. June 12-16. $2. Children 12 and under admitted free.

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.

Ongoing: Baby Brilliant: Tales and Talk for 2s and 3s, Public Library, Main Library, 305 Wick Ave., Youngstown; 330-744-8636. Developmentally appropriate books, songs, rhymes, finger plays and other activities that will help a child (ages 2-3) become a successful reader. Children must be with an adult. 10 a.m. Free.

Tales for Toddlers: Turtles, Birch Hill Cabin, Mill Creek MetroParks; 330-330-740-7107. Toddlers are invited to learn about everyone’s favorite reptiles.  Join us for storytelling, the chance to meet a friendly turtle, and plenty of outdoor exploration at the Lily Pond. Call Ford Nature Center to pre-register. Held at Birch Hill Cabin. Thursday, 10 a.m. $2 R, $3 NR.

Botanical Illustration Art Class, Fellows Riverside Gardens, 123 McKinley Ave., Youngstown; 330-740-7116. In conjunction with her Weller Gallery exhibit “Botanical Explorations,” Corinne Lapin-Cohen, well-known New York botanical watercolor artist, will teach a two-part class. On Thursday, June 13, she will teach using graphite, “Adding Dimension to Your Work”. On Friday, June 14, she will work with students in their particular medium; watercolor, oil, graphite or colored pencil. 10 a.m.-3 p.m. $55 ($40 FFRG member).

Book Discussion Group, Main Library of the Warren-Trumbull County Public Library, 444 Mahoning Ave. NW, Warren; 330-399-8807. Read this month’s featured book, “Secret Daughter,” by Shilpi Somaya Gowda, then join in a discussion led by a reference librarian. 2 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., 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 25 and  5:30-7 p.m. on Thursday, June 6, 13, 20 and 27. 5:30 p.m. $10 per session.

Monthly: Mahoning Valley Professional 20/30 Club Individual Committee Meeting, Peaberry’s, 4350 Boardman-Canfield Road, Canfield; for information, e-mail social@mvp2030club.org. The group meets the second Thursday. 5:30 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.

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: Short Game Clinic, Pro Shop, Golf Course, Mill Creek MetroParks, Boardman; 330-740-7112. Both beginners or an avid golfers will benefit from this clinic.  Includes fundamentals of chipping, pitching, and putting.  Focus will be on technique, club selection, and when and where to play particular shots. Call the Pro Shop for details and to register. Occurs June 13, 27.  6-7 p.m. Call for fee schedule.

Meet the Artist: Corinne Lapin-Cohen, Weller Gallery, Fellows Riverside Gardens, 123 McKinley Ave., Youngstown; 330-740-7116. Well-known botanical artist, Corinne Lapin-Cohen will be on-hand to greet visitors for a walk through her Weller Gallery exhibit “Botanical Explorations.” Join the park for this free gallery tour and enjoy a summer evening in the Gardens. No reservations necessary. 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.

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.

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. The organization meets the second Thursday. 7-8:30 p.m.

Ongoing: Thursday Night Concerts: Youngstown Total Package, Warren Community Amphitheatre, 321 Mahoning Ave., N.W., Warren; 330-399-1212. 7-9 p.m. Free.

Struthers Concert Series,Yellow Creek Park, Mill Creek MetroParks, Struthers; 330-702-3000. Music to be announced. 7 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.

Bi-Monthly: 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. The program runs the second and fourth Thursday. Dances are open to the public of all ages. 8-11 p.m. Free.

music @ night 

Cedar’s. Blowfly, Batt Lion, Baker, D.J. Esus. 9 p.m. $10.

Chippers. Adam Jacobs. 9 p.m.

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

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

Lucky Inn. Gary Pirrung. Acoustic. 9 p.m.

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

Friday 14

Annual event: St. Nicholas Church Festival, 764 Fifth St., Struthers; http://www.cosparish.org. Annual festival features rides, food, raffles, and music. June 12-16. $2. Children 12 and under admitted free.

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.

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.

Botanical Illustration Art Class, Fellows Riverside Gardens, 123 McKinley Ave., Youngstown; 330-740-7116. In conjunction with her Weller Gallery exhibit “Botanical Explorations,” Corinne Lapin-Cohen, well-known New York botanical watercolor artist, will teach a two-part class. On Thursday, June 13, she will teach using graphite, “Adding Dimension to Your Work”. On Friday, June 14, she will work with students in their particular medium; watercolor, oil, graphite or colored pencil. 10 a.m.-2 p.m. $55 ($40 FFRG member).

Ongoing: Noon in the Park: Mike Austin, Courthosue Square Park, downtown Warren; 330-399-1212. 11:30 a.m.- 1:30 p.m. Free.

music @ night 

Cedar’s. Springtime in Paris. 9 p.m. $10.

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

Mastropietro Winery. Davis, Henner. Acoustic rock and roll. 7-10 p.m.

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

Raiders Backyard Tavern. Matt Boser. Open mike. 9 p.m.

Vince’s Wine Bar. Jay Byrd. 7 p.m.-midnight.

Saturday 15

Annual event: St. Nicholas Church Festival, 764 Fifth St., Struthers; http://www.cosparish.org. Annual festival features rides, food, raffles, and music. June 12-16. $2. Children 12 and under admitted free.

Mid-Summer Knights Medieval Festival, Christ Episcopal Church, 2627 Atlantic St. NE, Warren; 330-372-4998. Features a variety of period-inspired activities, plus vendors, food and activities for children. $5 for adult, $3 for children.

Annual event: Juneteenth 2013 Festival, Veterans Square, Farrell, Pa.; 724-983-2703. Features music, gospel music and a talent show.

Birding the Sanctuary, Mill Creek Wildlife Sanctuary, Mill Creek MetroParks; 330-740-7107. Jeff Harvey of Wild Birds Unlimited will lead this walk at the Mill Creek Wildlife Sanctuary, a 264-acre park district property closed to the public. Because of parking limitations, reservations must be made by calling Ford Nature Center by 5 p.m., June 14. Boots are required. Walk-ins will not be permitted. 8 a.m. Free.

Garden Forum Summer Flower Show, Fellows Riverside Gardens, 123 McKinley Ave., Youngstown; 330-740-7116. This summer garden flower show presented by Garden Forum of Greater Youngstown will delight the senses. Public entries accepted on Saturday 8:30-10:30 a.m. Call Fellows Riverside Gardens for details. Shows open on Saturday, noon–5 p.m. and Sunday, 10 a.m.–5 p.m. Noon-5 p.m. Free.

Hooked on Fishing, Yellow Creek Park, Mill Creek MetroParks, Struthers; 330-702-3000. The MetroParks Police are conducting this free program to teach children about the sport of fishing. All ages welcome. Held at Yellow Creek Park. 10 a.m.-2 p.m.  Free.

Upcycled Art, Howland Branch Library, 9095 East Market St., Howland; registration is required by calling 330-856-2011. Reimagine your world by creating art from everyday objects and recyclables. For grades 5-12. Registration is required. 11 a.m. Free.

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. 11 a.m. $8 ($6 FFRG member).

MAKE IT! – Folk Toys, Oh Wow! The Roger & Gloria Jones Children’s Center for Science & Technology, 11 W. Federal St., Youngstown; 330-744-5914 or visit ohwowkids.org. Bring an adult with you as we explore physics and woodworking while building a folk toy to take home. Program requires adult participation. Noon-2 p.m. All ages. $3 members, $11 non-members (includes general admission).

Annual event: Simply Slavic, E. Federal Street, downtown Youngstown; simplyslavic.org. Features Slavic food, music, and culture. Noon-midnight.

Potting Perennials, Fellows Riverside Gardens, 123 McKinley Ave., Youngstown; 330-740-7116. Come and learn about flowering perennials.  Children ages 6 and up will learn about perennial flowers and pot a perennial to enjoy through the summer.  The perennial plant will be ready to transfer to your home garden in the fall to enjoy for years to come. Call Fellows Riverside Gardens to register. 1:30-3 p.m. $14 ($10 FFRG member)

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. Meets the third Saturday. 7 p.m. Free.

music @ night 

Backyard Grill. Fringe. Rock. 9 p.m.

Cedar’s. The River’s Own. 10 p.m. $5.

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

Halliday’s Winery. Davis and McKay. Acoustic. 7-10 p.m.

The Manor. Frank Castellano. Singer/songwriter. 8-11 p.m.

Marguerita’s. Richard Boston. 7-10 p.m.

Mastropietro Winery. Chasin’ the Blues. Blues. 7-10 p.m.

Sunday 16

Annual event: St. Nicholas Church Festival, 764 Fifth St., Struthers; http://www.cosparish.org. Annual festival features rides, food, raffles, and music. June 12-16. $2. Children 12 and under admitted free.

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.

Garden Forum Summer Flower Show, Fellows Riverside Gardens, 123 McKinley Ave., Youngstown; 330-740-7116. This summer garden flower show presented by Garden Forum of Greater Youngstown will delight the senses. Public entries accepted on Saturday 8:30-10:30 a.m. Call Fellows Riverside Gardens for details. Shows open on Saturday, noon–5 p.m. and Sunday, 10 a.m.–5 p.m. 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Free.

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.

Ongoing: Summer Concert Series 2013, Firestone Park Gazebo, Columbiana. Occurs on Sundays through August. Today features Damaged Goods (70s and 80s classic rock). 2-4 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 to play traditional Irish tunes. The event is open to the public. 6-8 p.m. Free.

Monday 17

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. The group focuses on one grief topic a  year, and it meets the third Monday. 10:30 a.m.-noon.

Weekly: Lunchtime 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.

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.

Monthly: 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 on the third Monday. 6:30 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. Meets on the third Monday. 7 p.m.

Twice-Monthly: Youngstown Camera Club, Christ’s Church, 7155 Glenwood Ave., Boardman; 330-793-8316. Youngstown Camera Club meetings are open to anyone interested in digital photography. Meetings occur the first and third Monday of the month. Interested people can find the latest information on the club’s website: http://ycc.photoforge.org. 7:30 p.m. Free.

Tuesday 18

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 25 and  5:30-7 p.m. on Thursday, June 6, 13, 20 and 27. 9:30 a.m. $10 per session.

Monthly: Howland Happy Stitchers, Living Lord Lutheran Church, 851 Niles-Cortland Road, Warren; for more information call Margaret at 330-847-9813 or Jane at 330-638-2916. Meets the third Tuesday. 10 a.m.

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

Physics Toys, Oh Wow! The Roger & Gloria Jones Children’s Center for Science & Technology, 11 W. Federal St., Youngstown; 330-744-5914 or visit ohwowkids.org. There are many toys that demonstrate the laws of physics!  YoYos, tops and more … come explore!  Hey, that rhymes! All ages. Noon-2 p.m. Free (general admission applies to non-members).

Monthly: Hospice of the Valley’s Craft and Chat, Hospice House, 9803 Sharrott Road, Poland; for more information call Hospice of the Valley at 330-788-1992 or 800-640-5180.  Establishing a “new normal” requires being social and meeting new friends. Meets the third Tuesday. 1-3 p.m.

Botanical Pottery: Pottery Tumblers. Fellows Riverside Gardens, 123 McKinley Ave., Youngstown; 330-740-7116. Lynn Cardwell will help students construct four nature inspired pottery tumblers. They will be food and dishwasher safe. The clay project will be glazed, fired and ready for pick-up in approximately three weeks. 5:30–8 p.m. $39 ($30 FFRG member).

From the Garden: The Summer Grill, Fellows Riverside Gardens, 123 McKinley Ave., Youngstown; 330-740-7116. Chef David Armstrong will prepare fresh summer herb rubs for steaks, an ahai tuna avocado dip and fresh salads. Arrive with an appetite. Call Fellows Riverside Gardens to register. 6:30–8:30 p.m. $35 ($28 FFRG member).

music @ night 

Lemon Grove. Tuesday Variety Showcase. 9:30 p.m.

Up a Creek. Joe Fritz. Open mike. 8-11 p.m.

Wednesday 19

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.

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. Noon-1 p.m. $10 per class.

I Scream, You Scream, We All Scream for Ice Cream,  Brookfield Branch Library, 7032 Grove St., Brookfield; registration is required by calling 330-448-8134.  Bring your gloves or mittens to make your very own bag of homemade ice cream. For children of all ages. Registration is required by June 15. 2 p.m. Free.

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.

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.

Live at the Judge Morley Pavilion: Zancudo, Wick Recreation Area, Mill Creek MetroParks, Youngstown; 330-702-3000. Latin music. 7 p.m. Free.

music @ night 

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

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

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

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

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

Thursday 20

Annual event: Cortland Lions Street Fair, downtown Cortland; 330-638-7649. Annual festival features concessions, games, music and rides. June 20-22.

Annual event: Salem Super Cruise, downtown Salem. Features classic cars, music and food. June 20-23.

Physics Toys, Oh Wow! The Roger & Gloria Jones Children’s Center for Science & Technology, 11 W. Federal St., Youngstown; 330-744-5914 or visit ohwowkids.org. There are many toys that demonstrate the laws of physics!  YoYos, tops and more … come explore!  Hey, that rhymes! All ages. Noon-2 p.m. Free (general admission applies to non-members).

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.

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 25 and  5:30-7 p.m. on Thursday, June 6, 13, 20 and 27. 5:30 p.m. $10 per session.

Ongoing: Bands at the Baugh, Stambaugh Auditorium Gardens, 1000 Fifth Ave., Youngstown; 330-259-0555 or or by visiting stambaughauditorium.com.. Stambaugh Auditorium will debut its new summer concert series tonight. The “Bands at the BaughÆ outdoor concerts will run from June through September and feature some of the area’s most well-known performing artists. The shows will take place on the third Thursday of each month in the newly renovated formal garden on the south side of the auditorium. The series is presented by the Stambaugh Pillars and proceeds of the event will go toward the organization’s annual fundraising efforts. Dates and artists scheduled to perform include: June 20, Teddy Pantelas; July 18, Steve Lewis; Aug. 15, The Zou; and Sept. 19, Brooklyn 232. 5:30-7 p.m. $9 (plus $1 service fee) which includes one drink from the cash bar.

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.

MetroMutts: Resource Guarding, Ford Nature Center, Mill Creek MetroParks; 330-740-7107. Presented by The Learning Dog.  Does your dog grumble when you try to move her off the couch? Does she get grouchy when you approach her food bowl? Is trying to take things away from her a hazard? These are all signs of Resource Guarding, a behavior often misunderstood, overlooked, and treated incorrectly. Learn the signs that your dog is guarding, what causes it, and ways to work with the behavior. Wine and cheese provided. Held at Ford Nature Center. 6 p.m. Free for MetroMutts members; not-yet-members, $5.

Weekly: All Levels 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.

Ongoing: Thursday Night Concerts: The Top Notes with special guest Sean Jones, Warren Community Amphitheatre, 321 Mahoning Ave., N.W., Warren; 330-399-1212. 7-9 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. 7:30 p.m. Free.

music @ night 

Chipper’s. Adam Jacobs. 9 p.m.

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

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

Lucky Inn. Gary Pirrung. 9 p.m.

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

Friday 21

Annual event: Cortland Lions Street Fair, downtown Cortland; 330-638-7649. Annual festival features concessions, games, music and rides. June 20-22.

Annual event: St. Charles Church Festival, 7345 Westview at Route 224, Boardman; 330-482-6113. Features food, games, entertainment and fireworks. June 21-23.

Annual event: Steel Valley Super Nationals, Quaker City Motorsports Park, 10025 W. South Range Road, Salem; steelvalleysupernationals.com. Drag racing,  car cruises, music, food, and giveaways.  June 21-23.

Annual event: Salem Super Cruise, downtown Salem. Features classic cars, music and food. June 20-23.

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.

Breakfast Botany: Stewartia, Fellows Riverside Gardens, 123 McKinley Ave., Youngstown; 330-740-7116. Start your morning with a brisk walk through the Gardens. Return to the Garden Café to enjoy a light breakfast and learn more about this ornamental garden tree. Call Fellows Riverside Gardens to register. 8:30-10 a.m. $9 ($7 FFRG member).

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: 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.

Ongoing: Noon in the Park: Sam and Gary, Courthosue Square Park, downtown Warren; 330-399-1212. 11:30 a.m.- 1:30 p.m. Free.

Ongoing: Friday Night Flicks, Warren Community Amphitheatre, 321 Mahoning Ave., NW, downtown Warren; 330-399-1212. The FIne Arts Council of Trumbull County will present a summer movie series on Friday nights from June 21 through Aug. 2. Films include classic motion pictures. Moveis will be screened Jun 21, 28, Jul 12, 19, 26 and Aug. 2. 9 p.m. (or when its dark). Free.

music @ night 

Cedar’s. 5 Elements, B Side Dubs, Tropidelic. 10 p.m. $5.

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

Green Eagle Winery. Jay Byrd. 7-11 p.m.

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

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

Vintage Estate. Jim Moran. Open stage. 8-11 p.m.

Saturday 22 

Annual event: Cortland Lions Street Fair, downtown Cortland; 330-638-7649. Annual festival features concessions, games, music and rides. June 20-22.

Annual event: Salem Super Cruise, downtown Salem. Features classic cars, music and food. June 20-23.

Annual event: St. Charles Church Festival, 7345 Westview at Route 224, Boardman; 330-482-6113. Features food, games, entertainment and fireworks. June 21-23.

Annual event: Steel Valley Super Nationals, Quaker City Motorsports Park, 10025 W. South Range Road, Salem; steelvalleysupernationals.com. Drag racing,  car cruises, music, food, and giveaways.  June 21-23.

Annual event: New Castle Italian Festival, Cascade Park, 1928 E. Washington, 724-656-6510. Italian food, music, bocce and fireworks. 9 a.m.-10 p.m., June 22-23.

Sale of Fabric, Sewing, Quilt and Craft Supplies, Canfield Christian Church, 123 S. Broad St.

(next to the Oddfellows Lodge), Canfield; 330-533-2246. Anyone who has a portable sewing machine and would like to also participate in a mission sewing project is welcome to come with your machine. Youth will be selling concessions to help support their mission work. All proceeds from this sale will go to the Talent Dollar offering for upcoming projects 9 a.m.-2 p.m. Free.

Game Contest featuring Stephen Sniderman, Oh Wow! The Roger & Gloria Jones Children’s Center for Science & Technology, 11 W. Federal St., Youngstown; 330-744-5914 or visit ohwowkids.org. Test your strategies at Oh Wow! playing the game “Card Trek” created by Dr. Stephen Sniderman.  Sniderman taught English at YSU from 1969 to 2005. He has published two books of puzzles and many original challenges in Games magazine and other periodicals. 11 a.m. to 2 p.m.  $1. General Oh Wow! admission rates apply to non-members.

Monthly: All Families Matter, Mahoning Valley Pride Center, 1523 Poland Ave., Youngstown; for more information visit http://www.allfamiliesmatter.org. Parenting group occurs every fourth Saturday. 2-5 p.m.

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.

Luau at the Lily Pond Fundraiser, Mill Creek MetroParks, Youngstown; 330-702-3000. The Lily Pond is the oldest man-made body of water in Mill Creek Park.  Join the park in a summer celebration to help raise funds for the restoration of this beloved treasure. Features luau-themed food and dancing to the steel drum sounds of the Calypso Gypsies. Come dressed festively tropical. Reservations required. 5:30-9 p.m. $50 per person, cash bar.

MVAS Monthly Meeting, MVCO, Route 534 north of Newton Falls; 330 941-3616. http://www.mvobservatory.com/Revision2/Index.htm for more information. Regular monthly meeting of the Mahoning Valley Astronomical Society; people interested in learning more about the MVAS, telescopes, and how to join are welcome to attend. 8-11 p.m. Free.

music @ night 

Cedar’s. Estocar, Nervous Jerks, Natasha Addessi, Krystallnacht. 10 p.m. $5.

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

High Pointe. G-Force. Rock. 9:30 p.m.

Ice House Inn. Wet Lemon. 10 p.m.

Marguerita’s. Jay Byrd. 7-10 p.m.

Sunday 23

Annual event: Salem Super Cruise, downtown Salem. Classic cars, music and food. June 20-23.

Annual event: St. Charles Church Festival, 7345 Westview at Route 224, Boardman; 330-482-6113. Features food, games, entertainment and fireworks. June 21-23.

Annual event: Steel Valley Super Nationals, Quaker City Motorsports Park, 10025 W. South Range Road, Salem; steelvalleysupernationals.com. Drag racing,  car cruises, music, food, and giveaways.  June 21-23.

Annual event: New Castle Italian Festival, Cascade Park, 1928 E. Washington, 724-656-6510. Italian food, music, bocce and fireworks. 9 a.m.-10 p.m., June 22-23.

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: Summer Concert Series 2013, Firestone Park Gazebo, Columbiana. Occurs on Sundays through August. Today features Loren Coler. 2-4 p.m. Free.

Monday 24

Lunch Time Zumba, Eos Whole Fitness and Bellidance, Calvin Center, 755 Mahoning Ave., Youngstown; 330-518-4402. 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.

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.

Tuesday 25

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.

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 25 and  5:30-7 p.m. on Thursday, June 6, 13, 20 and 27. 9:30 a.m. $10 per session.

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.

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: 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. The group meets each 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.

music @ night 

Lemon Grove. Tuesday Variety Showcase. 9:30 p.m.

Up a Creek. Joe Fritz. Open mike. 8-11 p.m.

Wednesday 26 

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. Meets each Wednesday. 9:30-11 a.m.

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. Noon-1 p.m. $10 per class.

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: 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.

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.

Live at the Judge Morley Pavilion: Angela Perley and the Howlin’ Moons, Wick Recreation Area, Mill Creek MetroParks, Youngstown; 330-702-3000. Rockabilly. 7 p.m. Free.

music @ night 

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

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

Quaker, Steak and Lube/Austintown. 6-9 p.m.

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

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

Thursday 27

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.

Weekly: 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. 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 25 and  5:30-7 p.m. on Thursday, June 6, 13, 20 and 27. 5: 30 p.m. $10 per session.

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

Ongoing: Short Game Clinic, Pro Shop, Golf Course, Mill Creek MetroParks, Boardman; 330-740-7112. Both beginners or an avid golfers will benefit from this clinic.  Includes fundamentals of chipping, pitching, and putting.  Focus will be on technique, club selection, and when and where to play particular shots. Call the Pro Shop for details and to register. Occurs June 13, 27.  6-7 p.m. Call for fee schedule.

Ongoing: Thursday Night Concerts: Gordon James Blues, Warren Community Amphitheatre, 321 Mahoning Ave., N.W., Warren; 330-399-1212. 7-9 p.m. Free.

Weekly: All Levels 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.

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 game night at the church. 7:30 p.m. Free.

music @ night 

Chipper’s. Adam Jacobs. 9 p.m.

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

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

Lucky Inn. Gary Pirrung. Acoustic. 9 p.m.

Magic Tree. Sums Divide. 7-10 p.m.

Quaker, Steak and Lube/Austintown. G-Force. Rock. 6-9 p.m.

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

Warren Community Amphitheatre. Gordon James Blues Band. 8 p.m.

Friday 28

Annual event: Celebrate Poland, gazebo at Village Hall, Poland Village. Features music, food, raffles, various activities and fireworks. June 28-29.

Annual event: 33rd Annual Small Ships Revue, Shenango River next to Quaker Steak and Lube, 101 Chestnut St., Sharon, Pa. Features a boat regatta. June 28.

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.

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.

Ongoing: Noon in the Park: The Top Notes, Courthosue Square Park, downtown Warren; 330-399-1212. Today also features Chalk on the Walk.11:30 a.m.- 1:30 p.m. Free.

Ongoing: Garden Resources of Warren (GROW) Sponsors Farmers’ Market, Courthouse Square Park, downtown Warren; 330-399-1212. Garden Resources of Warren (GROW) is an urban agriculture program that has transformed three vacant lots (where Dickey, Garfield, and Roosevelt schools once stood) into community gardens. This year , the organization added a location on Laird Avenue SE. These gardens provide fresh produce to the community members who maintain plots there.. GROW manages these garden sites, helps provide plants through a partnership with the Warren Community Greenhouse, and offers food related educational classes and programs. Additionally, GROW supports other community garden and local foods efforts, such as the Central City Unity Garden, 30 Mile Meal project, and Downtown Warren Courthouse Square Farmers Market. 11 a.m.-2:30 p.m. Free.

Ongoing: Friday Night Flicks, Warren Community Amphitheatre, 321 Mahoning Ave., NW, downtown Warren; 330-399-1212. The FIne Arts Council of Trumbull County will present a summer movie series on Friday nights from June 21 through Aug. 2. Films include classic motion pictures. Moveis will be screened Jun 21, 28, Jul 12, 19, 26 and Aug. 2. 9 p.m. (or when its dark). Free.

music @ night 

Cedar’s. Thoreau Hawk, Demos Papimas, Small Town Junkies, John Mummey. 10 p.m. $5.

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

Halliday’s Winery. Jim Moran. 7-10 p.m.

Kayden’s Kitchen. Chuck Gisewhite. 8 p.m.

O’Donold’s/Austintown. RIchard Boston. 4:30 p.m.

Raiders Backyard Tavern. Matt Boser. 9 p.m.

Vintage Estate. Jay Byrd. Acoustic. 8-11 p.m.

Saturday 29

Annual event: Celebrate Poland, gazebo at Village Hall, Poland Village. Features music, food, raffles, various activities and fireworks. June 28-29.

Annual event: Canfield Rotary Fireworks Festival, Canfield Fairgrounds, Canfield; 330-793-5646. Fireworks set to music. Also includes food. June 29. $5 per car.

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. Meets the third Saturday. 7 p.m. Free.

music @ night 

Backyard Bar and Grille. Following June. 9 p.m.

Cedar’s. Aurora Del Sole, Captain Braskey, Action Camp. 10 p.m. $5.

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

Green Eagle Winery. Brian Angelo. 7 p.m.

Halliday’s Winery. Richard Boston. 7-10 p.m.

Lucky Inn. Sums Divide. 8 p.m.-midnight.

Stoneyard Grill. Jay Byrd. 7:30 p.m.

Sunday 30

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.

Ongoing: Summer Concert Series 2013, Firestone Park Gazebo, Columbiana. Occurs on Sundays through August. Today features God’s Quad, a traditional barbershop group. 2-4 p.m. Free.

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