Calendar (Week 3) April 15-21

Tuesday 15

World Book Night 2014 Open House. Public Library, Newport branch, 3730 Market St., Youngstown; 330-744-8636. Registered World Book Night book givers are invited to Newport Library any time today to pick up their box of books for distribution. Registered givers will be contacted prior to the open house. For adults. Library hours, Tuesday, April 15. Free.

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. Third Tuesday. 10 a.m.

Holy Tuesday. Cathedral of St. Columba in Youngstown, W. Wood Street at Elm, Youngstown. Approximately 1,000 people – representing 87 Diocesan parishes and schools in the six-county Catholic Diocese of Youngstown – are expected to gather at the Cathedral of St. Columba for the Mass of Holy Chrism. Most Rev. George V. Murry, S.J., will be principal celebrant. Priests concelebrating in the sanctuary will include Diocesan consultors and deans. Each parish is invited to bring a banner depicting that parish, to be carried in procession at the opening of the celebration and which will stand along the walls during the Mass. The Ecumenical Television Channel (ETC), through the services of the Catholic Television Network of Youngstown (CTNY), will air the Chrism Mass on Tuesday, April 15, at 8 p.m. and Wednesday, April 16, at 10 a.m. In the Canton area, the Chrism Mass will be televised on Thursday, April 17, at 10 p.m. 10:30 a.m. Free.

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.

Cupcake Creations. Warren-Trumbull County Public Library, Howland Branch Library, 9095 East Market St., Howland; 330-856-2011. Create a funky frosted creature and make sweet treats look even sweeter with simple decorating techniques. For teens in grades 7 to 12. Registration is required. 3 p.m. Free.

Yogi Kids. Warren-Trumbull County Public Library, Howland Branch Library, 9095 East Market St., Howland; 330-856-2011. Once a month we’re turning storytime into Yoga Night. Learn fun yoga poses, including stretches, routines, games, and more. Children are to wear comfy clothes and bring a towel or blanket to sit on. For kids in kindergarten to grade 3. 6 p.m. Free.

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.

Parent & Child Pottery: Stoneware Wall Vase. Fellows Riverside Gardens, 123 McKinley Ave., Youngstown; 330-740-7116. Lynn Cardwell will help parents and their child, ages 7 and up, create a stoneware wall vase. Each participant will make their own wall vase. It will be glazed, fired and ready for pick up in approximately five weeks. Registration required. 5:30-8 p.m. Parent/Child Pair: $39; FFRG member $30.

Young Science Wizards. Warren-Trumbull County Public Library, Main Library, 444 Mahoning Ave. NW, Warren; 330-399-8807. Experiment within the magical world of science in this hands-on program for kids in kindergarten to grade three. Registration is required. 6 p.m. Free.

Kindle Klass. Public Library, Austintown branch, 600 South Raccoon Road; 330-744-8636. Bring your Kindle to the library and we’ll show you how to download eBooks from the Library’s Digital Catalog on our website. For teens and adults. 6 p.m.. Free.

Monthly: Mahoning County Computer Club. Canfield Presbyterian Church, 104 Main St., Canfield; for more information call 330-757-9854 or 330-799-1676. Many computer related subjects are discussed. Visitors are welcome. Every third Tuesday. 7-9 p.m.

Monthly: RTS Bereavement Support Group. Beeghly Medical Park, Community Learning Center, 6505 Market St., Youngstown; 330-884-2911. The group is for people who are dealing with grief from miscarriage, stillbirth or newborn loss. Meets the third Tuesday. 7-9 p.m.

Wednesday 16

Ongoing: Music and Movement. Warren-Trumbull County Public Library, Main Library, 444 Mahoning Ave. NW, Warren; 330-399-8807. Children learn language and motor skills through an energetic combination of music, movement, and books. For toddlers 19 to 35 months old with a parent or caregiver. Registration for this session begins April 9. Wednesdays April 16, 23, 30 at 10 a.m. and 11 a.m. Free.

Friends’ History Buff Book Club. Public Library, Poland Branch, 311 S. Main St.; 330-744-8636. Join the Friends of PLYMC in establishing the first History Buff Book Club. If you love to read history, this group is for you. The book club will meet the third Wednesday of each month. Poland Library café area, 10 a.m. Free.

Cartoon Camp. Public Library, Boardman Branch, 7680 Glenwood Ave.; 330-744-8636. Write and draw with Wayne Bartholomew, a syndicated cartoonist from Youngstown. Wayne will help you develop your comics, and he’ll share some of his comics, too. This event is part of National Library Week. It promotes literacy and artistic expression. Limited spaces, call 330-744-8636 to register. Program is open to children ages 10-17. 1 p.m. Free.

National Library Week Celebration. Warren-Trumbull County Public Library, Cortland Branch Library, 578 Lakeview Drive, Cortland; 330-638-6335. Stop in and help the library celebrate National Library Week with refreshments courtesy of the Friends of the Cortland Library. 4-6 p.m. Free.

Crafty Kids. Warren-Trumbull County Public Library, Howland Branch Library, 9095 East Market St., Howland; 330-856-2011. Drop in for some “Rainy Days” crafts and fun. For kids ages 5 to 12. Registration is not required. 4-6 p.m. Free.

National Library Week Celebration. Warren-Trumbull County Public Library, Howland Branch Library, 9095 East Market St., Howland; 330-856-2011. Stop in and help the library celebrate National Library Week with refreshments courtesy of the Friends of the Howland Library. 5-7 p.m. Free.

LEGO Club. Warren-Trumbull County Public Library, Liberty Branch Library, 415 Churchill-Hubbard Road, Liberty; 330-759-2589. Attention Young Engineers: Stop by the library to create unique structures with our collection of popular LEGO building blocks. Each structure will remain at the library for your friends to see. For children in kindergarten to grade 6. Registration is not required; drop in anytime between 5-7 p.m. Free.

Photography: How to Take Better Pictures. Warren-Trumbull County Public Library, Cortland Branch Library, 578 Lakeview Drive, Cortland; 330-638-6335. Guest speaker Richard States will present a slide show demonstrating his tips and advice about how to take better pictures. States, of Cortland, is a retired high school horticulture educator and is an award-winning photographer. No reservations required. 6 p.m. Free.

Gettin’ Cheesy: French Cream Cheese. Fellows Riverside Gardens, 123 McKinley Ave., Youngstown; 330-740-7116. Join Beth Haddle as she goes over the ins and outs on how to make your own cream cheese and ways to use it with herbs. Each participant will take home a starter to work with on their own. 6-8 p.m. $20; FFRG member $15.

Finding Foundation Support for Your Education. Public Library, Boardman Branch, 7680 Glenwood Ave.; 330-744-8636. Learn about tools and techniques for seeking financial support for higher education: Are you looking for undergraduate scholarships? Are you a graduate student seeking doctoral support? Are you seeking funding for continuing education? Join us for an introductory class on obtaining financial aid for your studies. For adults, teens. 7 p.m. Free.

Finding Foundation Support for Your Education. Public Library, Boardman Branch, 7680 Glenwood Ave.; 330-744-8636. Learn about tools and techniques for seeking financial support for higher education: Are you looking for undergraduate scholarships? Are you a graduate student seeking doctoral support? Are you seeking funding for continuing education? Join us for an introductory class on obtaining financial aid for your studies. For adults, teens. 7 p.m. Free.

America’s Music: Swing Jazz. Stambaugh Auditorium. 1000 Fifth, Youngstown; 330-747-5175. http://www.stambaughauditorium.com. Features a film history of popular music from blues to bluegrass to Broadway swing jazz. Consisting of a lecture, film and discussion. Presented by YSU Dana School of Music, The Public Library of Youngstown and Mahoning County, and Stambaugh Auditorium. 7 p.m. Free.

music @ night

Knox Building. Karaoke á la Knox. 10 p.m.

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

Whitefire Grille. Midnight Rendezvous. 7 p.m.

Thursday 17

Monthly: Austintown Stitch and Share. Humanity House, 755 Ohltown Road, Austintown; for more information call Pam at 330-533-7445. Meets the third Thursday. 10 a.m.

Spring Break Adventure. Ford Nature Center, 840 Old Furnace Road, Mill Creek MetroParks, Youngstown; 330-740-7107. For ages: 8-12. Have a spring break adventure in your own backyard. Spend the day enjoying nature hiking, doing crafts, and learning in and around the Ford Nature Center. Participants should dress for the weather and bring a lunch. Register/pay at Ford Nature Center by April 14. 10 a.m.-2 p.m. $15 R; $20 NR.

Write On. Writing Session for Tweens. Public Library, Boardman Branch, 7680 Glenwood Ave.; 330-744-8636. Do you love to write? Join us for a fun, hour-long writing activity. For tweens in grades 5 through 8. 10 a.m. Free.

Juggling 101. Public Library, Boardman Branch, 7680 Glenwood Ave.; 330-744-8636. School’s out, but juggling class is in session. Special guest Anton Finch will do a juggling routine followed by a hands-on practice session. For teens and tweens.11 a.m. Free.

National Library Week Celebration. Warren-Trumbull County Public Library, Lordstown branch, 1471 Salt Springs Road, Lordstown; 330-824-2094. Stop in and enjoy a treat as we celebrate National Library Week. 2-4 p.m. Free.

National Library Week Celebration. Warren-Trumbull County Public Library, Liberty Branch Library, 415 Churchill-Hubbard Road, L iberty; 330-759-2589. Stop in and help the library celebrate National Library Week with refreshments courtesy of the Friends of the Liberty Library. 10 a.m.-noon and 4-6 p.m. Free.

Ongoing: Computer Instruction. Warren-Trumbull County Public Library, Main Library, 444 Mahoning Ave. NW, Warren; 330-399-8807. The library offers free introductory classes for the novice computer user. Each session includes 3 classes: Introduction to Computers, Introduction to the Internet, and Introduction to Email. Classes are held once a week over 3 weeks; you must attend all 3 classes in the session. Registration is required. Contact the Main Library at 330-399-8807 ext. 201 to sign up. Thursdays, April 17, 24, May 1. 2-4 p.m. Free.

Gardens for Fairies and Gnomes. Warren-Trumbull County Public Library, Cortland Branch Library, 578 Lakeview Drive, Cortland; 330-638-6335. Do you know a fairy or gnome who’s looking for a place to live? Get ready for spring and come join the fun as Miss Amy, from the Trumbull Soil and Water Conservation District, shows you how to build a garden for your favorite fairy or gnome. For children ages 7 to 12. Registration starts one week prior to the event, and space is limited. Registration is required. 1 p.m. Free.

Book ‘Splorers. Warren-Trumbull County Public Library, Main Library, 444 Mahoning Ave. NW, Warren; 330-399-8807. Explore the world through the library, with stories, activities, and crafts. Each month has a different theme. For homeschoolers and other nontraditional students in kindergarten to grade six. Registration is required. 1:30 p.m. Free.

National Library Week Celebration. Warren-Trumbull County Public Library, Brookfield branch, 7032 Grove St., Brookfield; 330-448-8134. Stop in and help the library celebrate National Library Week with refreshments courtesy of the Friends of the Brookfield Library. 2-4 p.m. Free.

Cupcake Creations, Warren-Trumbull County Public Library, Brookfield branch, 7032 Grove St., Brookfield; 330-448-8134. Create a funky frosted creature and make sweet treats look even sweeter with simple decorating techniques. For teens in grades 7 to 12. Registration is required. 3 p.m. Free.

Sci-Fi Book Discussion Group. Warren-Trumbull County Public Library, Main Library, 444 Mahoning Ave. NW, Warren; 330-399-8807. Read this month’s featured book, “The Forever War,” by Joe Haldeman, and then join in a discussion led by a reference librarian. 6:30 p.m. Free.

Fresh Easter Arrangement. Fellows Riverside Gardens, 123 McKinley Ave., Youngstown; 330=740-7116. Marie Borocz will lead the group in designing an arrangement with white and pink carnations, white, yellow, and lavender mums, baby’s breath, and colorful faux Easter eggs. 6:30-8:30 p.m. $39; FFRG member $30.

music @ night

Apollo Maennerchor. Acoustic night. 8 p.m.

Clark Bar. Bill Henceroth. Acoustic. 8 p.m.

Little Wing Cafe. Traveling Johnsons. 7 p.m.

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

Friday 18

Loose Knit Group. Fellows Riverside Gardens, 123 McKinley Ave., Youngstown; 330-740-7116. Create blankets for organizations that give to those in need. All helping hands are welcome, both experienced and anyone wanting to learn to knit or crochet. Donations of yarn and needles are appreciated at any time. Registration not required. 10 a.m..-noon.

The Earth Trembled. Top Hat/Fairview Arts and Outreach Center. 4220 Youngstown-Poland Road, Struthers; 330-750-0513. tophatproductions.org. “The Earth Trembled” is a musical Passion Play, depicting the crucifixion, death, and resurrection of Jesus Christ. All ages are welcome, however some scenes are graphic. Keep this in mind if you are considering bringing young children. There are no reservations, seating is open and free of charge. Call 330-518 2034 with questions. 7:30 p.m., April 11-13; 7:30 p.m., April 18-19. 7:30 p.m. Free.

music @ night

Chesty’s Blue Collar Tavern. Sums Divide. 9:30 p.m.

Downtown Coffee Cafe. Twisted Wires. 8-11p.m.

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

Green Eagle Winery. Chuck Gisewhite. 7 p.m.

Little Wing Cafe. Dennis Drummond. 8 p.m.

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

Vintage Estate. J..D. Eicher. 7:30-11:30 p.m.

Saturday 19

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. Because of parking limitations, reservations must be made by phoning Ford Nature Center by 5 p.m. April 18. Boots are required. No walk-ins. 8-9:30 a.m. Free.

Bunny Day at the Farm. Mill Creek MetroParks Farm, 7574 Columbiana-Canfield Road, Canfield; 330-533-7572. Hop on down to the Mill Creek MetroParks Farm and join the Park for an opportunity to learn about real bunnies, hosted by the Mahoning County Junior Fair Rabbit Committee. The group will bring a variety of rabbit breeds and will provide free photo opportunities, activities and bunny advice. Bunny crafts and face painting will also be available for a small fee. 9 a.m.-1 p.m.

Breakfast and Photos With the Easter Bunny. Mill Creek MetroParks Farm, 7574 Columbiana-Canfield Road, Canfield; 330-702-3000. In addition to ongoing Bunny Day events, the Junior Fair Rabbit Committee will also host an exclusive breakfast and photos with the Easter Bunny in McMahon Hall. The event will include posed photos, followed by a breakfast of pancakes, scrambled eggs, sausage and drink. Includes Bunny Day event craft and face-painting ticket for each child. 9-10:30 a.m. Adults $7.50, children 3-12 $5, 2 & under Free. Limited space. RSVP and pay 36 hours in advance online or by calling 330-533-7572.

Weekly: Northside Farmers Market. First Unitarian Universalist Church, 1105 Elm St., Youngstown; 330-518-6971. 10 a.m.-1 p.m. Free.

Daffodil Weekend. Fellows Riverside Gardens, 123 McKinley Ave., Youngstown; 330-740-7116. The public is encouraged to enter all flower shows. Entries are received 8:30-10:30 a.m. on Saturday. Call Fellows Riverside Gardens for details. Saturday, noon-5 p.m.; Sunday, 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Noon-5 p.m. Free.

The Past, Present, and, Future of the South Side of Youngstown. Oak Hill Collaborative Building, 507 Oak Hill Ave. (Oak Hill at Ridge), Youngstown; 330-268-7858. Today’s program will focus on the development, growth and decline of the South Side of Youngstown. The session also will include recent attempts at revitalization. The event is led by photojournalist and urban historian Sean Posey. Co-presenter Alex Lipinsky will discuss his urban agriculture business venture and the “My Roots are in Youngstown: History Mural Project.” Posey will follow the presentation with a question-and-answer session. 1 p.m. Free.

Family Day at the Butler. Butler Trumbull Branch, 9350 East Market St., Howland; 330-856-2011. The Warren-Trumbull County Public Library and the Butler Institute of American Art offer a unique blend of art and books during this interactive family program. A children’s librarian will present stories, and art educators from the Butler will present a companion craft. For ages 5 to 10 with an accompanying adult. No reservations necessary. 2 p.m. Free.

Teen Advisory Board. Warren-Trumbull County Public Library, Main Library, 444 Mahoning Ave. NW, Warren; 330-399-8807. Teens in grades seven to twelve can earn service credit, be the first to know about new things in Teen Central, and help the library develop and promote programs and resources especially for teens. 3 p.m. Free.

Transition. De Yor Center/Symphony Center/Ford Theater. 260 W. Federal St., Youngstown; 330-744-0264. 319 Entertainment presents the stage play “Transition” in Ford Recital Hall. 7 p.m.

The Earth Trembled. Top Hat/Fairview Arts and Outreach Center. 4220 Youngstown-Poland Road, Struthers; 330-750-0513. tophatproductions.org. “The Earth Trembled” is a musical Passion Play, depicting the crucifixion, death, and resurrection of Jesus Christ. 7:30 p.m., April 11-13; 7:30 p.m., April 18-19. 7:30 p.m. Free.

music @ night

Dash Inn. Sacksville Rhythm and Blues. 9 p.m.

Downtown Coffee Cafe. D.J. Outro. 8-11p.m.

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

Greene Eagle Winery. Jim Gill. 7 p.m.

Little Wing Tavern. Funkes. 8 p.m.

Magic Tree. James Willaman Situation. 9 p.m.

Manor. Frank Castellano. 7 p.m.

Margherita’s Grille. Tyler Jenkins Trio. 7-10 p.m.

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

Tully’s. Catch 22. 9:30 p.m.

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

Sunday 20

Daffodil Weekend. Fellows Riverside Gardens, 123 McKinley Ave., Youngstown; 330-740-7116. The public is encouraged to enter all flower shows. Entries are received 8:30-10:30 a.m. on Saturday. Call Fellows Riverside Gardens for details. Show hours: Saturday, noon -5 p.m.; Sunday, 10 a.m.-5 p.m. 10 a.m.-5 p.m.

Monday 21

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.

Cupcake Creations. Warren-Trumbull County Public Library, Lordstown branch, 1471 Salt Springs Road, Lordstown; 330-824-2094. Create a funky frosted creature and make sweet treats look even sweeter with simple decorating techniques. For grades 5 to 12. Registration is required. 3 p.m. Free.

Monthly: Habitat for Humanity Meeting. St. John’s Episcopal Church, 323 Wick Ave., Youngstown; for more information call 330-743-7244 or visit http://www.hfhofmc.org. 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. Every third Monday. 7 p.m.

Databases: Library Online Resources for Your Information Interests. Public Library, Boardman Branch, 7680 Glenwood Ave.; 330-744-8636. This program will illustrate the many databases available at the Library for the public. These reliable, online resources can answer all types of questions: homework, business, and entertainment. Come to this overview of our resources. Join in with your questions–can you stump the librarian?. For adults, senior adults, school-age children. 7 p.m. Free

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.

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