Calendar (Week 4) – March 22-31

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. March 1, 8, 15, 22. 10 a.m.-1 p.m. Free.

Community Autism & Disability Resource Fair. Eastwood Mall, 5555 Youngstown Road, Niles; call 330-743-9184 or e-mail mahoningvalley@autismohio.org for more information. For additional information on ASO, visit http://www.autismohio.org. The Autism Society of Ohio will host its first-ever Community Autism & Disability Resource Fair in the main concourse of the Eastwood Mall in Niles. The event will include organizational, product and information booths and educational workshops. Families affected by autism will have the opportunity to meet with a variety of service providers to gain information about autism, disability services and the organizations in the region that support them. While booths will offer activities for children, there also will be a series of educational workshops for parents. They include: “Latest and greatest Apps” at 10 a.m. with Melissa Ustik of the SLP Mahoning County Educational Service Center; “Transition Planning” at 11 a.m. with Denise Malkovitz of State Support Team 5; and “Educational Options” at noon with Attorney Susan Gaetano Maruca, Senior Partner & COO, The Maruca Law Firm, LLC. The Autism Society of Ohio provides information and referrals, family support, advocacy, professional development, awareness and resource development. The Columbus-based organization advocates for individuals with autism, their families and those who work with them in Ohio by working with state agencies and the General Assembly to improve and increase services. It also provides operational and programming support to its local chapters. Representatives say funds raised locally remain in the area to serve Mahoning Valley families. 10 a.m.-2 p.m. Free.

Hunter Hayes. Covelli Centre. 229 E. Front St., Youngstown; 330-746-5600. http://www.covellicentre.com.  The “We’re Not Invisible Tour” comes to the Covelli Centre. 7 p.m. $46.50, $32.

Symphony In Step. De Yor Center/Symphony Center/Ford Theater. 260 W. Federal St., Youngstown; 330-744-0264.  http://www.youngstownsymphony.com. Step Afrika is a Washington, D.C.-based dance ensemble that explores the traditions of South African stepping dance styles and songs as well as tap and slam poetry. Created by Maestro Randall Craig Fleischer and Step Afrika, “Symphony in Step” is a merger of stepping and classical music. Concert support provided by Eastern Gateway Community College, Home Savings Charitable Foundation and Youngstown State University Student Diversity Programs. 8 p.m.

music @ night 

Cricket’s. Save Yourself. 10 p.m.

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

Little Wing Cafe. Gary Markasky Project. 8 p.m.

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

McMenamy’s. Sensations. 9 p.m.

Manor. Frank Castellano. 7-10 p.m.

Margherita’s. Davis and McKay. 7 p.m.

Quaker Steak/Austintown. Army of Two. 9 p.m.

Sunday 23

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 Poetry 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. March 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. March 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. March 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. March 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. March 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. March 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. March 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. March 5, 12, 19, 26. Noon.

Weekly: Zumba. Eos Whole Fitness, Calvin Center, 755 Mahoning Ave., Youngstown; 330-518-4402 or http://www.EosWholeFitness.com. March 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. March 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. March 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. March 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. March 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. March 6, 13, 20, 27. 5-6 p.m. Free.

Focus on Art. Howland Branch Library, 9095 East Market St., Howland Township; registration is required by calling 330-856-2011. Whether a newbie or a master, join the library for an evening of art. Learn tricks of the trade and techniques that will improve your skills. This month, the library is focusing on watercolors. For grades 5 to 12.  5:30 p.m.

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. March 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. March 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

Apollo Maennerchor. Acoustic night. 8 p.m.

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

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

Friday 28

Phantoms vs. Roughriders. Covelli Centre. 229 E. Front St., Youngstown; 330-746-5600. http://www.covellicentre.com. 7:05 p.m.

music @ night

Clark Bar. Mr. Lucky. 9 p.m.

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

McMenamy’s. Rudy and the Professionals. 7-10 p.m.

Quaker Steak and Lube/Austintown. Breeze Way. 9 p.m.

Vince’s Wine Bar. Richard Boston. 7-10 p.m.

Vintage Estate. Christine Witt. 8-11 p.m.

Saturday 29

Ongoing: Jewels of Winter: Orchids. Fellows Riverside Gardens, 123 McKinley Ave., Youngstown; 330-740-7116. Orchids are the jewels of the plant world, full of color, let them dazzle you with their brilliance and splendor. During the heart of winter, find the spirit of the tropics here at the Davis Center as you observe these exotic beauties on display. Bring your camera, there will be plenty of beautiful flowers around the lobby to photograph. Occurs 10 a.m.-5 p.m., Feb. 1-March 16, Tuesdays-Sundays. Free.

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 Feb.  through December. March 1, 8, 15, 22. 10 a.m.-1 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.  Noon. $8.

Annual: Heart Ball. Stambaugh Auditorium. 1000 Fifth Ave., Youngstown; 330-747-5175. http://www.stambaughauditorium.com. Hosted by the American Heart Association. Honorees are Dr. Sudhakar V. Rao, Dr. Joseph A. Graziano, Dr. Wahoub M. Hout.  For more information, contact Charlotte Diss at 330-318-1003. Reservations are $150 per person and there are also sponsorships available. 6-11 p.m. $150.

Annual: Wine, Chocolate, Treez and Beez. First Unitarian Universalist Church of Youngstown, 1105 Elm St., Youngstown; 330-518-2223. Treez Please will host its fourth annual fund raiser tonight. The event is held in support of native habitat restoration in Youngstown and will feature a celebration of “Earth Hour,” a worldwide event that marks the quest for for a cleaner, greener planet. Music will be by the Jeff Bremer Duo and The Guilty Pleasures. Tickets are available in advance for $20 by emailing treezplease@gmail.com or by calling 330-518-2223. 7-10 p.m.  $25 for adults and $10 for students with current I.D.

Phantoms vs. Roughriders. Covelli Centre. 229 E. Front St., Youngstown; 330-746-5600. http://www.covellicentre.com. 7:05 p.m.

music @ night 

Back Yard. Mojo Mary. 9 p.m.

Cedar’s. Dan Drummond, Concert of the Two Kellys. 9 p.m.

Dash Inn. Deep Cuts, Infinity. Benefit. 4 p.m.

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

Magic Tree. Fringe. 9 p.m.

Manor. Teddy Pantelas, Zach Economos. 7:30 p.m.
Margherita’s. Richard Boston. 6-9 p.m.

Quaker Steak/Austintown. Jeff Welch. 9 p.m.

Victor’s/Warren. Midnight Rendezvous. 8 p.m.

Vince’s Wine Bar. Davis and Henner. 8 p.m.

SUNDAY 30

Ed Moore and Nathan Carterette. Stambaugh Auditorium. 1000 Fifth, Youngstown; 330-747-5175. http://www.stambaughauditorium.com. Dr. Edward Alan Moore, native of Girard, and Nathan Carterette will present a concert-featuring organ and piano. The performance will include organ and piano solo works as well as duet pieces. Moore is the organist and music director at East Liberty Presbyterian Church in Pittsburgh and has been on the organ faculty at The Catholic University of America in Washington, D.C. He will be joined by pianist Carterette, who has performed around the United States as well as Germany. Together, Edward and Nathan will present organ and piano duet pieces including George Gershwin’s “Rhapsody in Blue.” Call for tickets. 4 p.m.

Monday 31

Ongoing: 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. Occurs Mondays, Wednesdays and Fridays. 4:45-6:15 p.m.$2.

Turning Pages @ the Library. Howland Branch Library, 9095 East Market St., Howland Township; registration is required by calling 330-856-2011. A program for those beginning readers who can’t get enough of books.Come to the library once a month for an afterschool interactive reading session including games and a snack. For kids in grades 1 through 4. 5 p.m. Free.

Monthly: Mad Hot Monday Ballroom Boogie. Kuzman’s, 1025 S. State, Girard; 330-545-8521/330-545-8995. Ballroom, Latin, swing, hustle. 6-9 p.m. Free.

Weekly: Youngstown Executive Toastmasters 408 Meeting. Shepherd of the Valley, 301 W. Western Reserve Road, Poland; http://www.speakingclub.org. Practice skills useful in public speaking, including giving speeches, speaking extemporaneously and listening. Includes peer feedback and evaluation. This nonprofit educational organization operates clubs worldwide for the purpose of helping members improve their communication. Meetings are free for guests; members pay $36 every six months. March 3. 10. 17. 24. 6:45-8:45 p.m.

Weekly Rehearsal: The Mahoning Valley Chorale (formerly Seraphim). Good Hope Lutheran Church, 98 Homestead Ave., Boardman; 330-707-2144. Mondays. March 3. 10. 17. 24. 7-9 p.m. Free.

Weekly: Co-Dependents Anonymous. Prince of Peace Church, 2985 Center Road, Poland; 330-743-3768. A 12-step recovery program for individuals in co-dependent relationships. Mondays. March 3. 10. 17. 24. 7:30 p.m.

Weekly: Open Poetry 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.

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