Calendar (Week 3) – May 16-22, 2015

Saturday 16 

Birding the Sanctuary. Mill Creek Wildlife, 2650 W. Calla Road, Canfield; 330-740-7107. Jeff Harvey of Wild Birds Unlimited will lead this walk at the Mill Creek Wildlife Sanctuary. Boots required. Register at Ford Nature Center by May 15. 8-9:30 a.m.

OH WOW.’s 4th Birthday Bash Weekend. Oh Wow, 11 W. Federal St., Youngstown; 330-744-5914. Join Oh Wow as they celebrate four years of providing STEM EDUtainment in downtown Youngstown and receive $4 off general admission. Visit OHWOWKids.org for event details. 10 a.m.-4 p.m., Saturday, May 16 and noon-4 p.m. on Sunday, May 17. 10 a.m.-4 p.m.

Ancestry: Library Edition Class. Main Library, Warren-Trumbull County Public Library, 444 Mahoning Ave., N.W., Warren; registration is required by calling 330-399-8807, ext. 202. Participants will learn how to use the library’s subscription database to find census, marriage, death, birth, military and immigration records, and how to refine their searches. Those taking the class should be familiar with navigating a computer using a mouse. Registration is required by calling the Local History & Genealogy Center. 10 a.m.

LEGOMania. Main Library, Warren-Trumbull County Public Library, 444 Mahoning Ave., N.W., Warren; 330-399-8807. Children can stretch their imaginations building creations with the library’s collection of popular building blocks. (Finished projects remain at the library.) For children ages 5 to 12. 10:30 a.m.

music @ night 

Barrel33. Jay Wonders. 7-10 p.m.

Cedars. November Loop. 10 p.m.

Frieda’s. Howard and the Point Five Band. 6 p.m.

Ice House. Edison’s Medicine. 9 p.m.

Halliday’s Winery. Richard Boston. 8-10 p.m.

Leon’s. Liquor Posse. 9 p.m.

Magic Tree. Blue Through Branches. 7-10 p.m.

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

Mastropietro Winery. Chasin’ the Blues. 7-10 p.m.

Mocha House. Full House. 6:30-9:30 p.m.

Papa’s. Big Wiggle and the Cool Cats. 9:30 p.m.

Sunday 17

OH WOW.’s 4th Birthday Bash Weekend. Oh Wow, 11 W. Federal St., Youngstown; 330-744-5914. Join Oh Wow as they celebrate four years of providing STEM EDUtainment in downtown Youngstown and receive $4 off general admission. Visit OHWOWKids.org for event details. 10 a.m.-4 p.m., Saturday, May 16 and noon-4 p.m. on Sunday, May 17. Noon-4 p.m.

Monthly: Irish Music Session. Quinlan’s Irish Pub, 5154 Youngstown-Warren Road (Rt. 422), Niles; 330-349-4500 or 330-757-9057. Traditional musicians gather to share Irish tunes and friendship. Acoustic musicians and listeners are welcome. Call for more information. Every third Sunday. 6-8 p.m. Free.

Monday 18

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. 

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.

Monthly: Southington So Sews. Southington Christian Church, St. Rt. 534, Southington; Contact Jennie at 330-847-7386. Third Monday. 9:30 a.m.

Friends of the Austintown Library Meeting and Program. Public Library, Austintown branch, 600 South Raccoon Road; 330-744-8636. Patricia Natalia Dunbar, President of the “Friends of the Mahoning River,” will present the mission of their group: to promote, advocate, education, recreation, and restoration of the Mahoning River. For adults. 10 a.m.

Monday Movie Matinee. Main Library, Warren-Trumbull County Public Library, 444 Mahoning Ave., N.W., Warren; 330-399-8807. We’ll watch a classic movie on the big screen in the library meeting room, and then join in a discussion led by a reference librarian. May’s movie: “The Private Life of Sherlock Holmes.” 2 p.m.

Paper Art. Public Library, Boardman Branch, 7680 Glenwood Ave.; 330-744-8636. Learn to make paper beads to create colorful one-of-a-kind jewelry and keychains. For teens and tweens in grades 4-12. 6 p.m.

Show What You Know-Body Scrubs. Public Library, Austintown branch, 600 South Raccoon Road; 330-744-8636. Learn the basic components needed to make your own body scrubs from salt, sugar and other basic ingredients. Make one to take home with you. Class size limited. Call to register. For adults. 6:30 p.m.

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. Interested people can find the latest information on the club’s website: http://ycc.photoforge.org. 7:30 p.m. Free.

Tuesday 19

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.

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.

A Night Out at the Gardens. Fellows Riverside Gardens, Mill Creek MetroParks, 123 McKinley Ave., Youngstown; 330-740-7116. This fundraiser for the Friends of Fellows Riverside Gardens features shopping, food, wine, vendors and raffles. Also see what is happening at Fellows Riverside Gardens this year. Call for reservations. 5:30-8 p.m. $30. 

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 20

Recreational Hikes. Meet at MetroParks Bikeway Trailhead at MetroParks Farm, Mill Creek MetroParks, Canfield; 330-702-3000. Volunteer-led Recreational Hikes are generally faster-paced and focus on exercising in the outdoors. Easy, 2 or 4 miles. 9 a.m.-10 a.m. 

Read All About It. Library Scavenger Hunt. Main Library, Warren-Trumbull County Public Library, 444 Mahoning Ave., N.W., Warren; 330-399-8807. The characters are loose. Stop in and grab a newspaper between 4 and 7 p.m. to find out who has escaped from their book. The headlines offer clues on the locations of each character. Great family-friendly activity yet challenging enough for your tween bookworms. 4-7 p.m.

Legos and Looms. Public Library, Main Library, 305 Wick Ave., Youngstown; 330-744-8636. Meet and enjoy creating Lego designs or Rainbow Loom bracelets. Legos and Rainbow Loom materials will be provided. For kids, ages 6 and up. 4 p.m.

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.

Youngstown-Warren Inventor’s Club Meeting. Oakhill Collaborative, 507 Oakhill, Youngstown; 330-750-0417. The meeting is free and open to the public. Call Robert Davenport for more information. 7 p.m.

The Presidents – Book Discussion Group. Howland Branch Library, 9095 East Market St., Howland Township; 330-856-2011. Read this month’s book, John Adams by David McCullough, and 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 purchase at the library. 7 p.m.

music @ night

Bourbon House 45. Jay Byrd. 6-9 p.m.

Up a Creek. Gary Pirrung. 9 p.m.

Yolo Grill. Julius Veal. 6-10 p.m.

Thursday 21

Homeschool Brunch Bunch. Public Library, Main Library, 305 Wick Ave., Youngstown; 330-744-8636. Homeschoolers join the Library for a reading and discussion of the book “Tuesday Tucks Me In: The Loyal Bond Between a Soldier and His Service Dog” by Fmr. Captain Luis Carlos Montalván, followed by extension activities. Additional resources will be available to check out for further exploration and self-study. Bring a sack lunch if you wish. A snack will be provided. For elementary school children. 11 a.m.

Teen Homeschool Brunch Bunch. Public Library, Main Library, 305 Wick Ave., Youngstown; 330-744-8636. Don’t Judge a Book By Its Cover.” Speed dating with books: Look beyond the cover of the newest Young Adult titles and see if you end up with a list of new books you will love. For grades 7-12. 11 a.m.

Facebook Basics. Main Library, Warren-Trumbull County Public Library, 444 Mahoning Ave., N.W., Warren; registration is required by calling 330-399-8807, ext. 201. This class will review basics for new users of the online social networking service. Participants must already have a Facebook account prior to class. Registration is required. 2-4 p.m.

Read All About It. Library Scavenger Hunt. Main Library, Warren-Trumbull County Public Library, 444 Mahoning Ave., N.W., Warren; 330-399-8807. The characters are loose. Stop in and grab a newspaper between 4 and 7 p.m. to find out who has escaped from their book. The headlines offer clues on the locations of each character. Great family-friendly activity yet challenging enough for your tween bookworms. 4-7 p.m.

Erin Hunter’s Warriors. Main Library, Warren-Trumbull County Public Library, 444 Mahoning Ave., N.W., Warren; 330-399-8807. For teens in grades 7 to 12. Love the Warriors series? Don’t miss this special event. 5 p.m.

Sci-Fi Book Discussion Group. Main Library, Warren-Trumbull County Public Library, 444 Mahoning Ave., N.W., Warren; 330-399-8807. Read the featured book and then join in a discussion led by a reference librarian. May’s book: “”The Ocean at the End of the Lane”” by Neil Gaiman. 6:30 p.m.

music @ night

Apollo Maennerchor. Acoustic open stage. 8 p.m.

Magic Tree. Howard and the Point Five Band. 7:30 p.m.

Up a Creek. Jay Byrd. 5-8 p.m.

Quaker Steak and Lube/Warren. Tyler Jenkins Trio. 6 p.m.

Vintage Estate. Steve Vuich. 7:30 p.m.

Friday 22

Stuffed Animal Sleepover Pajama Yoga. Howland Branch Library, 9095 East Market St., Howland Township; 330-856-2011. Put on your best PJs, bring a stuffed animal, and join us for a “pajama party” YOGA storytime. Your stuffed animal is then invited to spend the night at the library. When you pick it up the next day, you’ll receive photos of all the fun the toys had at their library sleepover.. Children will need to bring a towel or yoga mat to sit on. For ages 3 to 5. Registration is required; space is limited. Call to register. 2 p.m.

The Peeping Continues. Vickers Nature Preserve, Mill Creek MetroParks; 330-702-3000. Listen to sounds of frogs in the nighttime. The group will catch, observe, and then release frogs. Bring boots and flashlights. Call Ford Nature Center for details.  Easy, 1 mile. 8:30-10 p.m. 

music @ night

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

Donna’s Diner. Makin’ Changes. 5-7 p.m.

Frieda’s. Howard and the Point Five Band. 6 p.m.

Hollywood Gaming. Old Skool. 8 p.m.

Mastropietro Winery. Following June. 7 p.m.

Quinlan’s. David and Henner. 6-9 p.m.

Webb Winery. Mary Lou Scherder. 7 p.m.

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