Calendar (Week 4) – February 22-28

Saturday 22 

Weekly: Northside Farmers Market. First Unitarian Universalist Church, 1105 Elm St., Youngstown; 330-518-6971. Features produce (apples, squash, lettuce), baked goods, fair market coffees, demonstrations, music and tastings. During winter, the market occurs indoors in Channing Hall (the basement community room of the church). Saturdays February through December. Feb. 1, 8, 15, 22. 10 a.m.-1 p.m. Free.

Ongoing: Nature Photography Exhibit. Ford Nature Center, Mill Creek MetroParks, Youngstown; 330-740-7107. The annual exhibit is moving back to its birthplace: Ford Nature Center. Entries will be accepted from Feb.  1 to 9. Applications will be available to download at http://www.millcreekmetroparks.org/visit/things-to-do/nature-photography-exhibit. Occurs from 10 a.m.-5 p.m., Feb. 22-March 9, Tuesday through Sunday.

music @ night 

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

Los Gallos. Skull’rz Bane. Rock. 10 p.m.

Margherita’s. Bare Bones. 7 p.m.

Mastropietro Winery. John Stipe. 7-10 p.m.

New Manhattan. Poobah. Rock. 9 p.m.

Tangier. Ginny and the Jetz. 10 p.m.

Sunday 23

Pasta Cook-off and Wine Taste Benefit. Covelli Gymnasium, Blessed Sacrament Parish, 3020 Reeves Road N.E., Warren; 330-372-2215. All proceeds benefit the American Heart Association’s HeartWalk. Local restauants and amateur chefs will compete for the People’s Choice Award. Restaurants include Buena Vista of Warren, DiVieste’s Banquet Hall, Salvatore’s, Station Square, Sunrise Inn, Top Notch Diner. Celebrity judges will help decide the best-tasting dishes, and include WFMJ’s Mike Case, WKBN’s Rich Morgan and Stan Boney, Tribune Chronicle’s Bob Coupland, and Warren Mayor Doug Franklin. Amateur wine makers compete for the Gold Award in their categor. Advance sale tickets available Feb. 3 at the parish, call for details. 12:30-2 p.m. $13 adults, $6 for children up to 11 years; $35/family with two adults and two children 11 years and under, and includes meal, dessert and light beverage.  At the door, prices slightly higher.

Monday 24

Weekly: Happy Feet Dance. Weathersfield Fire Station Hall (behind Walgreens), Tibbetts-Wick Road at Route 422, Weathersfield Township; 330-518-8891. Tonight’s dances tonight include basic swing, 6-7 p.m.; waltz, 7-8 p.m.; rhumba, 8-9 p.m. and balboa, 9-10 p.m. Call for more information. 6-10 p.m.

Weekly: Youngstown Executive Toastmasters 408 Meeting. Shepherd of the Valley, 301 W. Western Reserve Road, Poland; http://www.speakingclub.org. Members meet to practice skills useful in public speaking, including giving speeches, speaking extemporaneously, listening, and providing each other with feedback and evaluation. Youngstown Executive 408 Toastmasters is part of Toastmasters International, a nonprofit educational organization that operates clubs worldwide for the purpose of helping members improve their communication. Call for more information on participating. Meetings are free for guests; members pay $36 every six months. 6:45-8:45 p.m.

Weekly: Open Poerty Reading. Metamorphosis Gallery, 6 State St., Struthers; 330-787-1994. An open poetry reading occurs weekly at the gallery. Call for more information. 8 p.m. Free.

Tuesday 25

Ongoing: Yoga in the Gardens. Fellows Riverside Gardens, 123 McKinley Ave., Youngstown; 330-740-7116. Marina Perdos and Karres Cvetkovich teach a variety of yoga styles for all levels. Bring a mat and small blanket. Tuesdays and Thursdays. Feb. 4, 6, 11, 13, 18, 20. 25, 27. 11 a.m. and 5:30 p.m. $10.

Weekly: Job Training Information. Mahoning Senior Center, 1110 Fifth, Youngstown; 330-782-0978. A representative from Senior Employment Center will be on hand. Tuesdays. Feb. 4, 11, 18, 25. 11:30 a.m.-1 p.m. Free.

Weekly: Standing in the Gap. Room 204, Central YMCA, 17 N. Champion, Youngstown; 330-744-8411. Religious program led by Justin Burnette Sr.  Tuesdays. Tuesdays. Feb. 4, 11, 18, 25. 6:30-8:30 p.m. Tuesdays. Free.

Weekly: Zumba Classes. Fred Astaire Dance Studio, 5090 Market St., Youngstown; 330-788-3200. Meets 6:45 p.m. Tuesdays and Thursdays and noon on Saturdays. Half-off fee for the first class.  6:45 p.m. $8.

Weekly: Canfield Community Band. Canfield High School, 100 Cardinal, Canfield; 330-542-3313. Any musician is welcome. Tuesdays. Tuesdays. Feb. 4, 11, 18, 25. 7 p.m.

Weekly: Valley Bible Study. St. Brendan Parish, Room 103, 2800 Oakwood, Youngstown; Joan Lawson at 330-792-3875 or Jim Merhaut at 330-743-2308. Tuesdays. Tuesdays. Feb. 4, 11, 18, 25. 7-8:30 p.m. Free.

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

Weekly: Stephen Foster Chorus. SCOPE Center, 220 W. Market St., Warren; Jerry at 330-652-5739. For anyone who enjoys singing. Tuesdays. Tuesdays. Feb. 4, 11, 18, 25. 7:30 p.m. Free.

Wednesday 26

Weekly: Valley Bible Study. St. Brendan, Room 103, 2800 Oakwood, Youngstown; Joan Lawson at 330-792-3875 or Jim Merhaut at 330-743-2308. Wednesdays. Feb. 5, 12, 19, 26. 9:30-11 a.m. Free.

Weekly: Rotary Club of Warren Meeting. Enzo’s, 2918 Elm Road, Warren; 330-369-7500.  The Warren Rotary chapter will meet for lunch and a business meeting. Wednesdays. Feb. 5, 12, 19, 26. Noon.

Weekly: Music at Noon. Butler Institute of American Art, 524 Wick Ave., Youngstown; 330-941-3636, Youngstown State University Dana School of Music, in collaboration with the Butler Institute of American Art, presents “Music at Noon” performances.  Performances are held on Wednesdays at 12:15  p.m. at the Butler Institute of American Art.  The concerts are free and open to the public and parking is free at the Butler. This month’s performances include: Feb.  5, “Clarinet Studio Recital,” Feb. 12, “Tuba/Euphonium Recital,” Feb. 19, “Flute Studio Recital,” and Feb.  26, “Choral Music.” 12:15 p.m. Free.

Weekly: Zumba. Eos Whole Fitness, Calvin Center, 755 Mahoning Ave., Youngstown; 330-518-4402 or http://www.EosWholeFitness.com. Feb. 5, 12, 19, 26. 5:45-6:45 p.m. $7.

Ongoing: Pilates Sculpt. Fellows Riverside Gardens, 123 McKinley Ave., Youngstown; 330-740-7116. Core strength, alignment, and breathing are emphasized. Bring a mat and water. Feb. 5, 12, 19, 26.. 6:30-7:30 p.m. $10.

Weekly: Dance Lessons. Judy Conti Dance Studio, Wedgewood Plaza, Austintown; 330-727-6312 or 330-788-7474. Classes in swing, cha-cha, and waltz. Tuesdays and Wednesdays. 7 p.m. and 8 p.m.

Weekly: Cortland Community Band Practice. Lakeview Middle School, 640 Wakefield, Cortland; call Pat at 330-652-2424 or visit http://www.cortlandcommunityband.org. All musicians welcome. Wednesdays. Feb. 5, 12, 19, 26. 7-9 p.m.

music @ night

Knox  Building. Karaoke á la Knox. 10 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., Youngstown; 330-744-8411. Thursdays. Feb. 6, 13, 20, 27. 7:30-8:30 a.m. Free.

Weekly: Walk and Chat. Southern Park Mall, 7401 Market St., Boardman; 330-788-1992 or 1-800-640-5180. Walking and socializing. Thursdays. Feb. 6, 13, 20, 27. 9:30-11:30 a.m. Free.

Weekly: Warriors: Hooked on Fishing Not On Drugs. Warriors Inc., 2733 Market St., Youngstown; 330-783-3276. State-certified program focuses on preventing drug use through fishing and aquatic-resource education. Thursdays. Feb. 6, 13, 20, 27. 5-6 p.m. Free.

Ongoing: Yoga in the Gardens.. Fellows Riverside Gardens, 123 McKinley Ave., Youngstown; 330-740-7116. Marina Perdos and Karres Cvetkovich teach a variety of yoga styles for all levels. Bring a mat and small blanket. Tuesdays and Thursdays. Feb. 4, 6, 11, 13., 28, 20, 25, 27. 11 a.m. and 5:30 p.m. $10.

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

Weekly: Polish Youngstown Cultural Preservation. http://www.Polishyoungstown.com or 330-646-4082. The Krakowiaki Polish Folk Circle offers crafts, dancing and songs for children and opportunities for adults with the Village Folk Singers. New members welcome. Thursdays. Feb. 6, 13, 20, 27. 6-8 p.m. Free.

Weekly: Zumba Classes. Fred Astaire Dance Studio, 5090 Market St., Youngstown; 330-788-3200. Meets 6:45 p.m. Tuesdays and Thursdays and noon on Saturdays. Half-off fee for the first class.  6:45 p.m. $8.

Weekly: DARE Singles Group Meeting. Disciples Christian Church, 565 Boardman-Canfield Road, Boardman; 330-793-5856, 330 533-7062.  For divorced and widowed. Features meetings and social events, including movie nights, bowling, dance classes, and small group discussions. Thursdays. 7:30 p.m. Free.

Weekly: Dancing Mindfulness Classes. Yoga Room, 815 Youngstown-Warren Road, No. 13, Niles; 330-637-7171. Occurs on Thursdays with rotating facilitators Jamie Marich and Kelsey Evans. Donation based ($10-$15 donation suggested). Dancing Mindfulness is a “come as you are” practice, with no prior experience in yoga or dance necessary to participate. 7:30 p.m.

music @ night

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

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

Friday 28

Introduction to Essential Oils. Fellows Riverside Gardens, 123 McKinley Ave., Youngstown; 330-740-7116. Marina Perdos will explain how to easily incorporate the healing properties of essential oils into your daily life. Calming scent blends can ease stress, while rejuvenating scent blends can boost your energy. You will have the opportunity to experiment and will be able to take your custom blends home. Held at Fellows Riverside Gardens. Registration required. 2-3:30  p.m $39; FFRG member $30.

Darius Rucker and Eli Young Band. Covelli Centre. 229 E. Front St., Youngstown; 330-746-5600. http://www.covellicentre.com. The True Believers Tour comes to Youngstown for one show. David Nail opens. 7 p.m. $36.50, $46.50, $56.50.

Strange Snow. Youngstown Playhouse. 600 Playhouse Lane, Youngstown; 330-788-8739. http://www.theyoungstownplayhouse.com. Play by Stephen Metcalfe. Directed by Christopher Fidram. Feb. 28-March 9. 7:30 p.m.

music @ night

Clark Bar. Breeze Way. 9 p.m.

Donna’s Diner. Max Schang. 5-7 p.m.

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

Vince’s Wine Bar. Davis and Henner. 7-10 p.m.

Vintage Estate. Mike and Spice. 8-11 p.m.

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