Calendar (Week 2) – June 8-14

Sunday 8

W.D. Packard Band. W.D. Packard Music Hall.1703 Mahoning Ave., Warren; 330-841-2619. http://www.packardmusichall.com. The W.D, Packard Band will perform its monthly concert. 7 p.m. Free.

Monday 9

Monthly: Free Mad Hot Monday Ballroom Boogie. Kuzman’s Lounge,1025 S. State St., Girard; For more information, contact Kuzman’s at 330-545-8521/330-545-8995 or USA Dance volunteer Stephen Barba at 330-502-5492. Features ballroom, Latin, and swing  and 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. 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 10

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.

Ongoing: Preschool Storytime. Warren-Trumbull County Public Library, Main 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. Tuesdays, June 10, 17, 24 at 11 a.m. (New time.) Thursdays, June 12, 19, 26 at 6:30 p.m. 11 a.m. Free.

Ongoing: Preschool Storytime. Warren-Trumbull County Public Library, Cortland Branch Library, 578 Lakeview Drive, Cortland; 330-638-6335. 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. Tuesdays, June 10, 17, 24. 11 a.m. Free.

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.

Twice Monthly: Campus Drum Circle. Penn State Shenango, downtown Sharon;  724-983-2969. The drum circles occur in the Great Hall on second Tuesday at 12:15 p.m. and the fourth Monday at noon of every month. Attendees do not need to have drumming experience in order to participate. Simple instructions with practice rhythms and drums are provided so that new members feel welcome and included. 12:15 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.

Summer Reading Program Kick-Off Party. Warren-Trumbull County Public Library, Cortland Branch Library, 578 Lakeview Drive, Cortland; 330-638-6335. All ages are welcome to join us to kick-off the Summer Reading Program! There will be refreshments courtesy of the Friends of the Cortland Library, crafts for the children, and entertainment provided by Bill Lewis on banjo. Kids can sign up for the free Summer Reading Program and teens and adults can learn how they can read for fun and prizes, too! No registration required. 5 -7 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.

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

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. Occurs the second Tuesday. Call for more information. 7:30 p.m. Free.

Wednesday 11

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; 330-399-8807, extension 206. 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 is required. Wednesdays, June 11 and 18. 10 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. Noon.

Weird Water Science. Main Library of the Warren-Trumbull County Public Library, 444 Mahoning Ave. NW, Warren; 330-399-8807, extension 206. Join Kelly Hardval, Trumbull Soil & Water Conservation District Education Coordinator, and explore the weird and wacky properties of water through hands-on experiments. For children ages 6 to 12. Registration is required. 1 p.m. Free.

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.

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: 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.

Thursday 12

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.

Monthly: Book Discussion Group. Warren-Trumbull County Public Library, Main Library, 444 Mahoning Ave. NW, Warren; 330-399-8807. Read the featured book, “The Girl Who Came Home: A Novel of the Titanic” by Hazel Gaynor,

and then join in a discussion led by a reference librarian, and then join in a discussion led by a reference librarian. 2 p.m. Free.

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. Free.

Ongoing: Preschool Storytime. Warren-Trumbull County Public Library, Main 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. Tuesdays, June 10, 17, 24 at 11 a.m. (New time.) Thursdays, June 12, 19, 26 at 6:30 p.m. 11 a.m. 6:30 p.m. Free.

Summer Reading Program Kick-Off Party. Warren-Trumbull County Public Library, Liberty Branch Library, 415 Churchill-Hubbard Road, Liberty; 330-759-2589. Join us for a fun-filled evening with pizza and ice cream sundaes courtesy of the Friends of the Liberty Library. Bring your dancing shoes as we enjoy a live performance by our favorite band, “Hey Kid!” All ages are welcome. Kids can sign up for the free Summer Reading Program, and teens and adults can learn how they can read for fun and prizes, too. No registration required. 5–7 p.m. Free.

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. Occurs every Thursday. Call for location. 6-8 p.m. Free.

Weekly: Recovery Group. Warren Revival Center Fellowship Hall, 4400 W. Market St., Leavittsburg; 330-898-4295. This class uses “Celebrate Recovery” material for individuals facing addiction. Open to all. Thursdays. 6:30-8 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. Second Thursday. 7-8:30 p.m.

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

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

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

Friday 13

Ongoing: Babytime. Warren-Trumbull County Public Library, Main Library, 444 Mahoning Ave. NW, Warren; 330-399-8807. For infants ages 6 to 18 months with a parent or caregiver. Short stories, fingerplays, and simple songs. Registration is required. Fridays, June 13, 10, 27. 11 a.m. Free.

Everything-but-the-Kitchen-Sink Science Lab. Main Library, 444 Mahoning Ave. NW, Warren; 330-399-8807, extension 206. Did you know your kitchen contains everything you need for some cool science experiments? We’ll provide the ingredients for you to try here, so the grown-ups don’t complain that you’ve turned their kitchen into a laboratory! For children ages 6 to 12. Registration is required. 2 p.m. Free.

music @ night

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

Quaker Steak/Austintown. Fringe. 9 p.m.

Quinlan’s. Davis and Henner. 7-10 p.m.

White Fire Grille. John Reese Project. Jazz. 7-10 p.m.

Saturday 14

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

Legends and Lost Treasure of Northern Ohio. Main Library of the Warren-Trumbull County Public Library, 444 Mahoning Ave. NW, Warren; 330-399-8807. Through extensive research into Ohio’s lost treasure legends, author Wendy Koile has discovered a wealth of lost treasure tales right here in Ohio.  She will talk about some of the tales featured in her book, “Legends and Lost Treasure of Northern Ohio.” From misplaced spoils of war to gold hoards buried in a poor farmer’s field, the author will share information on the hiders, the searchers, and most importantly the clues that lead to the treasure!  Learn about quests for Ohio’s lost treasure, including John Dillinger’s Ohio Loot, Minerva’s Lost Gold, Meyer’s Lake Treasure, the Coshocton Money Tree, and many more local tales. 11 a.m. Free.

Twice Monthly: Manjushri Study Group (Tibetan Buddhism). First Unitarian Universalist Church of Youngstown, 1105 Elm St.,Youngstown: 330-799-9647.  The Manjushri Study Group will offer two explanatory sessions this month for those interested in learning more about Buddhist principles.  This month’s topic “Refuge in the Three Jewels,” occurs from 3-5 p.m. on Saturday June 14, 28.  Call for more information. $10, $5 (students).

music @ night

Crawlspace. Bunderthird.  and others. 7 p.m.

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

Magic Tree. Mandolin Whiskey. 9 p.m.

Margherita’s. Bill Henceroth. 7-10 p.m.

Sammy’s. Shovelhead. 10 p.m.

Up a Creek. G-Force. 8 p.m.

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