Calendar (Week 2) – October 8-15, 2014

Wednesday 8

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.

Lunch and Learn: The Learning Institute. Public Library, Main Library, 305 Wick Ave., Youngstown; 330-744-8636. Bring your bag lunch, coffee and tea will be provided. Friends of PLYMC. Noon-1 p.m. Free.

Music at Noon: Faculty Recital. Butler Institute of American Art, 524 Wick Ave, Youngstown; 330-941-3105. 12:15 p.m. Free.

Basic Email Class @ Newport. Public Library, Newport branch, 3730 Market St., Youngstown; 330-744-8636.  Learn very basic E-mail skills. This is a beginner’s class that will cover setting up an internet based E-mail account and how to use it. Some knowledge of computers and internet is required. Space is limited to 5. Call to register 330.744.8636 and specify Newport Basic E-mail Class. For adults. 12:30-1:30 p.m. Free.

Teen: Duct Tape Halloween. Various branches. Make Halloween creations with duct tape. For grades 7-12. Austintown Library, 6 p.m., Tuesday, Oct. 21. Tri-Lakes Library, 4 p.m., Wednesday, Oct. 8. 4 p.m. Free.

Sibshop: Support Group for Special-Needs Children. Akron Children’s Hospital Mahoning Valley, 6505 Market St., Building C, Suite C1100, Boardman; 330-543-3516. Akron Children’s Hospital Mahoning Valley is offering Sibshop, a supportive group program for siblings of children with special needs. The group is designed for children ages 6-13. “Being the sibling of a child with special needs can be challenging, so this program provides an opportunity for these children to play games, make new friends and have some fun,” explains Rochelle Nyer, program coordinator. Call for more information or to register. Meets on Wednesdays on Oct. 8, 15, 22 and 29. 4:45-5:45 p.m. Free.

Friends of PLYMC: Puzzle Swap. Public Library, Boardman Branch, 7680 Glenwood Ave.; 330-744-8636. Bring your once created puzzles to swap, limit six per person. Sponsored by the Friends of PLYMC. 5 p.m. Free.

Labyrinth Full Moon Walk. Fellows Riverside Gardens, 123 McKinley Ave., Youngstown; 330-740-7116. Learn about the fascinating history of labyrinths with Karres Cvetkovich. Then, enjoy a mindfully appreciative walk through the Gardens at dusk to the new Christina’s Garden Labyrinth. Honor the shifting of the seasons as your world transitions into Autumn. Call Fellows Riverside Gardens to register. 5:30–7:30 p.m. $24; FFRG member $20.

Bits ‘n’ Pieces Scrapbooking. Public Library, Austintown branch, 600 South Raccoon Road; 330-744-8636. Share ideas, tips and memories at Austintown’s monthly scrapbooking club. October’s theme is “Autumn and Leaves.” Please bring your own scrapbooking paper and photos. We will provide cutting instruments, tape, mounting squares and some embellishments. Scrapbooks not provided. Space is limited. Pre-register for this. For adults. 6 p.m. Free.

Autumn Mosaic in Glass Course. Fellows Riverside Gardens, 123 McKinley Ave., Youngstown; 330-740-7116. Create your own, one of a kind glass mosaic with Barbara Arndt from Handcrafted Creations. All necessary equipment will be supplied. Upon registration, you can choose: a pumpkin, an acorn, an apple, or a pear to create. Call Fellows Riverside Gardens to register. Oct. 8 and 9. 6-8 p.m. $28; FFRG member $24.

Ghosthunting Ohio. Warren-Trumbull County Public Library, 444 Mahoning Ave. NW, Warren; 330-399-8807. Join author and ghosthunter John Kachuba on a virtual tour of Ohio’s creepiest haunted locations. He’ll talk about some of the scariest places in the Buckeye state—each of them open to the public–that he has investigated and written about in his books. Kachuba is an award-winning writer and paranormal researcher with twelve books to his credit, including four about ghosts and ghosthunting. His latest book, “Ghosthunting Ohio: On the Road Again,” is a sequel to his best-selling “Ghosthunting Ohio.” Kachuba is a frequent speaker at conferences, libraries and universities, and on radio and TV. He also teaches Creative Writing at Ohio University and Antioch University Midwest and is on the faculty of the Gotham Writers Workshop. Copies of his books will be available for purchase and signing at the event. 6:30 p.m. Free.

Ongoing: Citizen Bill of Rights Lecture. Moser Hall, YSU, Elm Street at Hazel, Youngstown; 330-941-1753. Dr. Ray Beiersdorfer of YSU’s Geology Department continues his lecture series on environmental issues as it relates to shale and natural gas exploration. The series features invited guests and continues through November. Thomas Linzey will speak on “Citizen Bill of Rights.” 7 p.m. Free.

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.

Thursday 9

Weekly: Walk and Chat. Southern Park Mall, 7401 Market St., Boardman; for 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.

Library Eats Book Club – Soups. Various branches. There’s a chill in the air, so it’s time to warm up with soups and chowders. We’ll be discussing “souper” cookbooks. For adults. Austintown Library, 6 p.m., Thursday, Oct. 30. Boardman Library, 10 a.m., Thursday, Oct. 9. 10 a.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.

Basic Computer Class @ Austintown: Internet. Public Library, Austintown branch, 600 South Raccoon Road; 330-744-8636. Learn how easy it is to use the Internet. This class requires some knowledge of how to use a computer mouse. Space is limited to three. Registration required. Call to register and specify “Basic Computer Class at Austintown: Internet.” For adults. 6 p.m. Free.

Makerspace: Spooky Stuff. Warren-Trumbull County Public Library, 444 Mahoning Ave. NW, Warren; 330-399-8807. Make your own Halloween decorations. For teens in grades 7 to 12. 6 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.

Naturopathic Thyroid Care Seminar. Naturopathic Wellness Center, 755 Boardman-Canfield Road, Suite D-3, Boardman; 330-729-1350. Dr. Ted Suzelis, N.D. will be presenting a free seminar on Naturopathic Thyroid Care. In this seminar, Suzelis will discuss naturopathic options for thyroid health. 6:30 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. Second Thursday. 7-8:30 p.m.

History Buff Speaker Presentation Series: Shinzo Abe and the Return of History in East Asia. Public Library, Poland Branch, 311 S. Main St.; 330-744-8636. Since 2009, Japan has a experienced a remarkable political transformation which, though drawing little notice in the U.S., has profoundly impacted international affairs in East Asia.  This talk will focus on what has happened in Japan since the dramatic elections of August 2009, and the corresponding reactions in China and South Korea. Dr. Paul Sracic is professor and chairman of the Department of Political Science and Rigelhaupt Pre-Law Center at Youngstown State University in Ohio.  Presented by the Friends of PLYMC. 7 p.m. Free.

Historical Fiction Book Discussion Group. Howland Branch Library, 9095 East Market St., Howland; 330-856-2011. Read “The March” by E.L. Doctorow, then join in the discussion. The featured book is available to borrow from the library, or a limited number of paperback copies may be available for sale. Call for more information. 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. 7:30 p.m. Free.

Guest Artist Recital: Accord Quartet of Budapest, Hungary. Bliss Recital Hall, Bliss Hall, YSU, Wick Avenue at Spring Street, Youngstown; 330-941-3105. 7:30 p.m. Free.

music @ night 

Christopher’s Downtown. Live jazz. 4-6 p.m.

Los Gallos/Howland. Frank Castellano. 7-10 p.m.

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

Friday 10

Sit’n’Stitch. Public Library, Austintown branch, 600 South Raccoon Road; 330-744-8636.  Knit, crochet, embroider, sew or other lap needlework. Bring in your current project, make new friends, and learn from one another. Facilitated by a librarian. For adults. 9:30-10:30 a.m. Free.

Spiders. Ford Nature Center, Mill Creek MetroParks; 330-740-7107. For ages 3–6. Everyone has an opinion of spiders! Either they admire their beauty and important role in the control of pest insects or despise them out of fear and misunderstanding. We will learn all about spiders and separate fact from fable through a story, craft and activities.  Register/pay two days in advance. Oct. 10 or 11. 10–11 a.m. $5 R; $7 NR. Additional fee after deadline.

Common Scents: Cold and Flu Preparation. Fellows Riverside Gardens, 123 McKinley Ave., Youngstown; 330-740-7116. Arm yourself against cold and flu season with the help of aromatics and the guidance of Marina Perdos. Learn which essential oils are best to put in your cold/flu emergency kit. Then, make a few remedies to take home for you and your family. Call Fellows Riverside Gardens to register. 2–4 p.m. $39; FFRG member $30.

Musicology Lecture: Guy Capuzzo. Bliss Recital Hall, Bliss Hall, YSU, Wick Avenue at Spring Street, Youngstown; 330-941-3105. Capuzzo is from UNC Greensboro. 4 p.m. Free.

Tania Grubbs: Lost in the Stars CD Release Party. Easy Street Studio, 865 Mahoning Ave., Youngstown; 330-743-8555. Easy Street continues its Studio Sessions with a CD release concert from Tania Grubbs. Longtime Easy Street fans may remember Grubbs from the early years of the production company. During a jazz session over 20 years ago, she met and married bassist Jeff Grubbs, her future husband. The journey continued to Florida where she performed in concerts, clubs and was featured vocalist with the Florida Philharmonic and the Boca Raton Pops Orchestra. In 1996 Jeff joined the Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra and Tania leapt into the Pittsburgh music scene as supporter, performer and volunteer community chairwoman of the Reservoir Jazz Series. She also has performed vocalist with the Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra, the Civic Light Opera, Pittsburgh Cultural Trust JazzLive, and many regional jazz societies. She also performs around town with her Tania Grubbs Trio. Her new CD, “Lost In The Stars,” is a collection of tunes from the romantic, “Let Us Be Always” to the playful “I Got the Sun In the Morning.” Specialty sandwiches and hors d’oeuvres will be available for purchase. Seating is limited and reservations are required in advance. 7:30 p.m. $20.

New Castle Playhouse. 212 E. Long, New Castle; 724-654-3437. The youth theater season opens with “Pinocchio.” In Dan Neidermyer’s children’s play, Pinocchio gets in trouble when he finds himself alone on the streets after escaping from the circus. With the aid of the Blue Fairy, he is saved from bullies who torment him and from the chopping block that awaits him. Peggy Hanna directs. Oct. 10-12, 17-19. 7:30 p.m., Thursday, Friday and Saturday and 2 p.m. on Sunday. Doors open one hour prior to show. 7:30 p.m. Adults $16, seniors (age 60 and older) $13, Students, 13, youth (12 and under). $11. (Tickets for all youth theater musicals are $13.)

Kent State University at Trumbull Theatre. 4314 Mahoning Ave., NW; 330-675-8887. http://www.trumbull.kent.edu. Kent Trumbull opens its 2014-15 season with “Steel Magnolias.” By Robert Harling. Directed by Daniel-Raymond Nadon. This comedy–drama centers on the bond among a group of Southern women in northwest Louisiana. It is based on the author’s experience with his sister’s death. 8 p.m., Oct. 10-11, 17-18 and 3 p.m. on Oct. 12 and 19. 8 p.m.

music @ night 

Christopher’s Downtown. Live jazz. 5-8 p.m.

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

Magic Tree. Mojo Mary. 9 p.m.

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

Yolo. Richard Boston. 8-10:30 p.m.

Saturday 11

Weekly: Northside Farmers Market. MYCAP parking lot, 1325 Fifth Ave., Youngstown; 330-518-6971. Features produce, baked goods, whole-bean coffees, tastings, demonstrations, and music. Saturdays February through December. 10 a.m.-1 p.m. Free.

Preparing Your Dahlias for Winter. Fellows Riverside Gardens, 123 McKinley Ave., Youngstown; 330-740-7116. Learn the basics of growing, digging, dividing, and storing dahlias for your garden. Master Gardeners Stan and Linda Vuletich will share their knowledge and enthusiasm with gardeners of all levels as they take you on a tour of the display beds and dahlia garden. Each student will receive tubers to take home. Call Fellows Riverside Gardens to register. 10 a.m.–noon. $12; FFRG member $10.

Team and Individual Awareness Training. Birch Hill Cabin, Mill Creek MetroParks; 330-330-740-710. Athletes of all varieties can sharpen athletic and academic ability through Team and Individual Awareness Training (TAIT) (trademark pending). Health and Wellness Personal and Professional Development Coach Michelle O’Brien has developed this unique mix of movement, mindfulness, imagery and breathing techniques, designed to develop team and individual concentration skills, focus, confidence and motivation. Bring a mat. Register/pay at FNC by Oct. 10. Oct. 11, 14. 10 a.m. –noon, Oct. 11 or  5:30–7:30 p.m., Oct. 14. 10 a.m. $25 R, $30 NR.

Couponing 101 with Rachel Krych. Public Library, Boardman Branch, 7680 Glenwood Ave.; 330-744-8636. Rachel Krych, blogger at “Couponing with Rachel,” will teach how to use coupons to get things for cheap and even free. Each participant will receive a packet of information to take home, and one person will win a prize. Reservations required. 10 a.m. Free.

Oktoberfest Youngstown. Kravitz’s Delicatessen, 3135 Belmont Ave., Youngstown. 330-743-9184 or http://www.oktoberfestyoungstown.org. This family-oriented event (under a large, heated tent) will feature Grammy-nominated performer Alex Meixner, plus German music, food, beer, games, vendors and exhibitions.  The Autism Society of  Ohio, Mahoning Valley office, will host and the event is presented and hosted by Kravitz’s.  11 a.m. to 11 p.m. on Oct. 11 and 11 a.m. to 8 p.m. on Oct. 12. Free.

Build a Scarecrow. Liberty Branch Library, 415 Churchill-Hubbard Road, Youngstown; 330-759-2589. The library will provide the hay, frame, and refreshments. Participants bring scarecrow clothes, creativity, and a crew to help. Plan to work outside with your family or group of friends to dress and stuff a scarecrow. Completed scarecrows will be on display at the library for customers to vote for their favorite, and the winner will be announced on Oct. 27 and awarded a prize. After the winner is announced, you may take the scarecrow you made home to use as a fall decoration. For kids of all ages with parent or caregiver. Register by Oct. 9. 11 a.m.-1 p.m. Free.

Star Wars Reads Day. Public Library, Poland Branch, 311 S. Main St.; 330-744-8636. More than 2,000 libraries and book stores across North America will be celebrating “Star Wars” and reading. Features crafts, games, food and prizes. You may even want to compete in a Talk-Like-Yoda Contest. Come in costume and you may win a prize. Fun in galactic proportions for the entire family. Contests start at 2 p.m. For teens in grades 7-12. 1-4 p.m. (contest at 2 p.m.). Free.

Saturday Movie Matinee@Newport. Public Library, Newport branch, 3730 Market St., Youngstown; 330-744-8636. Please bring your own snacks and drinks to enjoy during the movie. Children age 7 and younger must be with an adult. Movie will be a newly released DVD rated PG-13 to G. 2 p.m. Free.

Star Wars Origami. Public Library, Main Library, 305 Wick Ave., Youngstown; 330-744-8636. Learn origami, you will. Do you love Star Wars? Come to the library and learn what it takes to be an Origami Jedi Master. For Teens and Tweens. 3 p.m. Free.

Junior League of Youngstown Quarter Auction Fundraiser. Zion Lutheran Church, 3300 Canfield Road, Cornersburg; 330-742-3200. A quarter auction allows guests to place bids in 25-cent increments on gifts such as Cleveland Browns memorabilia, restaurant gift cards, holiday decorations, and tickets to the Great Lakes Theatre. In addition, there will be a 50/50 raffle and gift-bag raffle. A firepit from Ohio Flame will be the half-time raffle item. Attendees are permitted to bring their own food and beverages (alcohol permitted). A hot dog bar will be provided by Suzie’s Dogs & Drafts. Dessert will also be provided. Tickets can be purchased in advance for $15 each by calling the League office. Tables of eight are available for $100. Proceeds benefit the Junior League of Youngstown. Donations of gift baskets and gift cards are also being collected for the event. Interested parties can contact the League officeat 330-742-3200 to make a donation. 7-10 p.m. $15.

Ghost Night at Market Square. 6406 Kinsman-Nickerson Road, Kinsman.330-372-6084 or 330-876-3178. Local author and paranormal investigator Steve Tackett will join with Don Sutton, owner of Market Square in Kinsman, to co-host “Ghost Night.” According to the event hosts, Market Square is known for ghostly apparitions, most notably “The Captain.” There will be photos of the apparitions that allegedly roam the building as well as recordings of voices. Prior to the ghost hunt, Tackett will give a brief talk about the difference between “ghost rescue” and “ghost hunting.” Equipment will be used to track movement in the building. 8 p.m. $20.

music @ night 

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

Manor. Teddy Pantelas, Zach Economos. 7:30 p.m.

Sunday 12

A Taste of Comfort. Lanterman’s Mill, Mill Creek MetroParks, Youngstown; 330-740-7115. Visitors to historic Lanterman’s Mill for this special food sampling event will taste comfort foods prepared and served by recipe contributors of the “Recipes of Youngstown” cookbook.  Organized and presented by the volunteers who created this popular cookbook, the event will also feature basket raffles. A special grand prize raffle, called “A Taste of Adventure,” will include gift cards for restaurants and activities in and around the Youngstown area.  All proceeds from the event, as well as from cookbook sales, benefit the preservation of Lanterman’s Mill as a working grist mill. Noon–4 p.m. Tasting Tickets: 6 for $5, Includes free admission to the Mill. Basket Raffle Tickets: $10 for one sheet of tickets, $15 for two sheets. “A Taste of Adventure” Raffle Tickets: $3 each. For more information, please call Lanterman’s Mill.

Annual event: Lasagna Dinner for Kids Grieve Too. First Presbyterian Church, 201 Wick Ave., Youngstown; 330-402-4400. The meal, prepared by the Oblate Sisters, consists of a lasagna casserole, salad, roll and beverage.  The event also includes an antiques appraisal, and auction and raffle. Take out is available. Bring your own containers or purchase one for 50 cents). Noon to 4 p.m. $7.50 for adults, $5 for children under 12, infants and toddlers are free.

Check into Chess. Public Library, Boardman Branch, 7680 Glenwood Ave.; 330-744-8636. Learn to play chess. For adults, teens, children. 1:30 p.m. Free.

Chemistry of Color. Ford Nature Center, Mill Creek MetroParks; 330-740-7107. Ever wonder how & why leaves change color? Hike in perhaps the most colorful place in Mill Creek Park and find out! Rating: Moderate, 3 miles. 2–4 p.m.

Monday 13

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. Second Monday. 9:15-11:15 a.m.

The Valley’s Contribution to National Sports with presenter Greg Gulas. Public Library, Boardman Branch, 7680 Glenwood; 330-744-8636. 10 a.m. Free.

Monday Movie Night@Newport. Public Library, Newport branch, 3730 Market St., Youngstown; 330-744-8636.  Please bring your own snacks and drinks to enjoy during the movie. Children age 7 and younger must be with an adult. Movie will be a newly released DVD rated PG-13 to G. 4:30 p.m. Free.

BIC – Excel for Business. Public Library, Boardman Branch, 7680 Glenwood Ave.; 330-744-8636. Learn the basics of setting up tables, formulas, and charts for your business. Discover new template options ready for you to use. For adults. 6 p.m. Free.

Creepy Candles. Public Library, Main Library, 305 Wick Ave., Youngstown; 330-744-8636. Make your own spooky Halloween no-flame candle, guaranteed to creepify any room. Why should kids have all the fun? Adults only. 6:30 p.m. Free.

Make Your Own Handmade Cards. Public Library, Austintown branch, 600 South Raccoon Road; 330-744-8636.  Learn to create your own handmade cards using stamps, punches and other fun tools. Each participant will create a greeting card with a matching envelope. Class size is limited, registration required. For adults. 6:30 p.m., Monday, Oct. 13 and 10 a.m., Friday, Oct. 24. 6:30 p.m. Free.

Concert Band & Wind Ensemble:  October Winds. Stambaugh Auditorium, 1000 Fifth Ave., Youngstown; ; 330-941-3105. 7:30 p.m. Free

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.

Tuesday 14

Blood Pressure Check by Salem Area Visiting Nurse Association. Multiple branches.  Austintown Library, 11 a.m.-1 p.m., Tuesday, Oct. 28. Sebring Library, 1-3 p.m., Thursday, Oct. 23. Tri-Lakes Library, 2-3 p.m., Tuesday, Oct. 14. 2 p.m. Free.

Stoneware Wine Chiller. Fellows Riverside Gardens, 123 McKinley Ave., Youngstown; 330-740-7116. Indulge your creative side this fall at the Gardens. Lynn Cardwell will guide you through the process of making a stoneware wine chiller. It will be glazed, fired, and ready to for pick up in approximately five weeks. Call to register. 5:30-8 p.m. $39; FFRG member $30.

Family Story Time. Public Library, Main Library, 305 Wick Ave., Youngstown; 330-744-8636.Bring the family for stories, games, crafts, and fun for all ages. Children under age 7 must be with adult. 6:30 p.m. Free.

Grantseeking Basics. Public Library, Main Library, 305 Wick Ave., Youngstown; 330-744-8636. Gain an introduction to the world of foundation fundraising. Geared to beginners, provides instruction in foundation research and identifying potential funders. Includes a tour of the Grant Center. 6:30 p.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.

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.

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.

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.

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.  7:30 p.m. Free.

Wednesday 15

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. Noon.

Music at Noon: Tuba Ensemble. Butler Institute of American Art, 524 Wick Ave, Youngstown; 330-941-3105. 12:15 p.m. Free.

Basic Resumes and Online Job Search @ Newport. Public Library, Newport branch, 3730 Market St., Youngstown; 330-744-8636.  Learn to use the Library Databases for job searching and free help with improving job skills. We will also discuss basic resume writing and templates. Some internet and computer experience is helpful. Registration limited to 5. Please call 330,744.8636 and specify Resume Classes at Newport. For adults. 12:30-1:30 p.m. Free.

Ongoing: Kidz Create. Brookfield Branch Library, 7032 Grove St., Brookfield; 330-448-8134. A “books and more” program that pairs children’s literature with enrichment activities for kids in kindergarten to grade six. Registration is required. 5 p.m., Wednesday, Oct. 15 and 29. 5 p.m. Free.

Makerspace: Spooky Stuff. Cortland Branch Library, 578 Lakeview Drive, Cortland. For grades 7 to 12. Wednesday after school until 5 p.m. Free.

Science Café: Wine & Vines. Fellows Riverside Gardens, 123 McKinley Ave., Youngstown; 330-740-7116. Learn how wine is made and discover what varieties of grapes are used in the process. Enjoy snacks and an evening at the Gardens. Call Fellows Riverside Gardens to register. 5:30–7:30 p.m. $10; FFRG member $8.

Anime and Manga Club. Public Library, Main Library, 305 Wick Ave., Youngstown; 330-744-8636. Come in for some anime, graphic novels, and other pop culture fun. Otaku, bronies, and gamers are all welcome. For adults, teens. 6 p.m. Free.

Page Turners Book Club. Public Library, Austintown branch, 600 South Raccoon Road; 330-744-8636. Love books? Looking for a good read? Hear what others are reading and share your favorite read, or just come in and join the fun. For adults. 6-7 p.m. Free.

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.  7-9 p.m.

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