Calendar (Week 2) – July 8-14, 2015

Wednesday 8

Ongoing: T’ai Chi Step One in the Gardens. Fellows Riverside Gardens, 123 McKinley Ave., Youngstown; 330-740-7116. Ease stress, improve health, and increase vitality. Join Marie Lew in warm-ups, breathing exercises and selected movements from a classic Chen T’ai Chi form. Drop-in. Occurs July 1, 8, 15, 22, 29. Noon-1 p.m. $10/class.

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.

Ongoing: Wednesdays at the WOW. Oh Wow, 11 W. Federal St., Youngstown; 330-744-5914. Explore in the museum’s InspireWorks Lab. Free with museum admission. http://www.ohwowkids.org. 4-5:30 p.m.

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

Facebook for Seniors. Public Library, Austintown branch, 600 South Raccoon Road; 330-744-8636. See how you can connect with friends, family, send messages, and share photos on Facebook. Then call Austintown Library to Book-a-Librarian to set up your own Facebook account. To register call 330-744-8636. For adults. 6:30 p.m.

music @ night

Bill’s Place. Chuck Gisewhite. 8-11 p.m.

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

Quaker Steak/Austintown. Madam Weez. 6-9 p.m.

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

Wick Park. Precision. 6-8 p.m.

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

Thursday 9

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.

Ongoing: Yoga in the Gardens. Fellows Riverside Gardens, 123 McKinley Ave., Youngstown; 330-740-7116. Join Marina Perdos in the mornings and Karres Cvetkovich in the evenings for a blend of energizing yoga styles. All levels are welcome. Bring a mat and small blanket. Drop-in. Occurs July 7, 9, 14, 16, 21, 23, 28, 30. 9:30-11 a.m.  and 5:30-7 p.m. $12/class.

Tri-C JazzFest. Playhouse Square, downtown Cleveland. http://www.tri-c.edu/jazzfest. The 36th annual Tri-C JazzFest features ticketed concerts inside PlayhouseSquare theaters, and free music and dancing outdoors on U.S. Bank Plaza. July 9-11. 11 a.m.

St. Nicholas Greek Orthodox Church Festival. 220 N. Walnut St., Youngstown; 330-743-5493. Greek foods and pastries, live Greek music, auction and trash and treasure sale. July 9-11. 11 a.m.-10 p.m.

Summit County Italian American Festival. Lock 3 Park, downtown Akron. it-am.org. Features Italian food, music and entertainment. 11 a.m.–11 p.m. (Thursday, July 9; 11 a.m.-midnight, Friday, July 10; 11 a.m.–midnight, Saturday, July 11. July 9-11.

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.

Weekly: B&O Night Market. 534 Mahoning Ave., Youngstown; 330-787-6136 or amykomara@yahoo.com. Features local produce, baked goods, canned goods, artisans, plants, food truck, live music and beer for sale. Every Thursday through Oct. 1. 5-8 p.m.

Throwback Thursdays. Barnes & Noble, 381 Boardman Poland Road, Boardman; 330-629-9436. Barnes & Noble will be hosting a month-long series of events to bring to life customers’ favorite books, characters, movies, illustrators and pop culture icons with themed events, exclusive content, giveaways, prizes, activities and more. Events include: “Throwback Thursdays.” Every Thursday in July relive the most iconic moments in pop culture from the 1950s through the 1990s. July 9 features the 1960s and the classic game, Barrel of Monkeys, at 6 p.m.; July 16 features the 1970s and a Rubik’s Cube activity at 6 p.m.; July 23 features the 1980s and a Keith Haring art contest via social media; July 30 features the 1990s and a “Goosebumps” children’s event. 6 p.m.

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. 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 Messies Anonymous for Household Organization. Second Thursday. 7-8:30 p.m.

music @ night

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

Magic Tree. John Reese Project. 7:30-10:30 p.m.

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

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

Friday 10

New Castle Fireworks Festival & Arts on the Riverwalk. 214 E. Washington St., New Castle. http://www.hoytartcenter.org/arts-on-the-riverwalk. Food, music, an artists’ market, and fireworks. July 10-11.

Slovenefest. SNPJ Recreation Center, Enon Valley, Pa.; http://www.slovenefest.com. Polkas, culture and food. July 10-12.

St. Nicholas Greek Orthodox Church Festival. 220 N. Walnut St., Youngstown; 330-743-5493. Greek foods and pastries, live Greek music, auction and trash and treasure sale. July 9-11. 11 a.m.-10 p.m.

Ongoing: Family Fun Fridays. Fellows Riverside Gardens, 123 McKinley Ave., Youngstown; 330-740-7116. Each Friday, take part in fun drop-in activities in the Family Garden. Learn about garden creatures, tools, and how to care for a garden. Features garden treats, stories, kids’ yoga, and more. Drop-in. Through Oct. 16.  11 a.m.-1 p.m.

The Cain Park Art Fest. Cain Park, 14591 Superior Road, Cleveland Heights; 216-291-3669. http://www.cainpark.com. Juried event features up to 150 artists. 3-8 p.m., Friday; 10 a.m.-8 p.m., Saturday; noon-5 p.m., Sunday. $5 and 12 and under free. July 10-12. 3-8 p.m.

music @ night

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

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

Mastropietro. Following June. 7 p.m.

Papa’s. Hat Trickz. 9:30 p.m.

Saturday 11

New Castle Fireworks Festival & Arts on the Riverwalk. 214 E. Washington St., New Castle. http://www.hoytartcenter.org/arts-on-the-riverwalk. Food, music, an artists’ market, and fireworks. July 10-11.

Slovenefest. SNPJ Recreation Center, Enon Valley, Pa.; http://www.slovenefest.com. Polkas, culture and food. July 10-12.

Annual: Summer Festival of the Arts. YSU campus, Youngstown; 330-941-2307. http://web.ysu.edu/sfa. Annual celebration of the arts features art vendors, music, dance, food and activities for all ages. Features over 70 local, regional, and national artists in a juried arts event. Highlights include an Artists’ Marketplace and family activities, including children’s hands-on art tent. Also features music, theater and dance performances by various groups throughout both days. In addition, a Festival of Nations section will offer foods and performances from the various local ethnic and cultural groups. 10 a.m.-7 p.m., Saturday, July 11; 11 a.m.- 5 p.m., Sunday, July 12. July 11-12. Free.

Weekly: Northside Farmers Market. First Unitarian Universalist Church, Elm and Baldwin streets., Youngstown; 330-518-6971. Features seasonal produce, baked goods, demonstrations, canned goods, and coffees. 10 a.m.-1 p.m. Free. Kayaking Trips. East Newport Boat Launch, E. Newport Drive, Boardman; 330-740-7107. All skill levels are invited on this naturalist and volunteer-escorted trip. Age restrictions apply. Register at Ford Nature Center two days prior. Occurs 10 a.m.-noon, July 5; 10 a.m.-noon, July 11 and 8-10 a.m., July 18. 10 a.m. $12 R, $15 NR.

The Cain Park Art Fest. Cain Park, 14591 Superior Road, Cleveland Heights; 216-291-3669. http://www.cainpark.com. Juried event features up to 150 artists. 3-8 p.m., Friday; 10 a.m.-8p.m., Saturday; noon-5 p.m., Sunday. $5 and 12 and under free. July 10-12. 10 a.m.-8 p.m.

St. Nicholas Greek Orthodox Church Festival. 220 N. Walnut St., Youngstown; 330-743-5493. Greek foods and pastries, live Greek music, auction and trash and treasure sale. July 9-11. 11 a.m.-10 p.m.

Downtown Jazz Fest: Paul Taylor. Central Square, downtown Youngstown. Features jazz artist Paul Taylor. Taylor has worked with some of urban jazz and R&B’s top producers, including Rex Rideout, Barry J. Eastmond and The Heavyweights. Recordings include “On The Horn,” “Pleasure Seeker,” “Undercover,” “Hypnotic,” “Nightlife” and “Prime Time.” Tickets are available at the Covelli Centre Box Office and Giant Eagle Ticketmaster Outlets. $8 in advance and $10 the day of the show. 7 p.m.

music @ night

Crickets. Sums Divide. 7-10 p.m.

Davis Ghohl Alley. Wayofest. Noon-11 p.m.

Diletto Winery. Save Yourself. 7-10 p.m.

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

Ice House Inn. Mr. Lucky. 9 p.m.

Magic Tree. OGB. 8 p.m.

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

Sunday 12

Annual: Summer Festival of the Arts. YSU campus, Youngstown; 330-941-2307. http://web.ysu.edu/sfa. Annual celebration of the arts features art vendors, music, dance, food and activities for all ages. Features over 70 local, regional, and national artists in a juried arts event. Highlights include an Artists’ Marketplace and family activities, including children’s hands-on art tent. Also features music, theater and dance performances by various groups throughout both days. In addition, a Festival of Nations section will offer foods and performances from the various local ethnic and cultural groups. 10 a.m.-7 p.m., Saturday, July 11; 11 a.m.- 5 p.m., Sunday, July 12. 11 a.m.- 5 p.m. Free.

Slovenefest. SNPJ Recreation Center, Enon Valley, Pa.; http://www.slovenefest.com. Polkas, culture and food. July 10-12.

The Cain Park Art Fest. Cain Park, 14591 Superior Road, Cleveland Heights; 216-291-3669. http://www.cainpark.com. Juried event features up to 150 artists. 3-8 p.m., Friday; 10 a.m.-8p.m., Saturday; noon-5 p.m., Sunday. $5 and 12 and under free. July 10-12. Noon-5 p.m.

Farm Tours. Mill Creek MetroParks Farm, 7574 Columbiana-Canfield Road, Canfield; 330-702-3000. Join a guided tractor wagon tour of the Farm leaving approximately every half hour. Barns will be open for visiting the animals. 1-4 p.m.

The Jazz Singer. Zona Auditorium, Butler Institute of American Art, 524 Wick Ave., Youngstown; for more information, contact YSU’s Center for Judaic and Holocaust Studies at 330-941-1604 or by email at Judaic@ysu.edu. YSU’s Center for Judaic and Holocaust Studies is showing “The Jazz Singer” as part of the YSU Summer Festival of the Arts. This historic film marks the end of the silent film era. It was produced by Warner Bros. and tells the story of young Jakie Rabinowitz (Bobby Gordon) who loves jazz and ragtime and wants to be a performer. 2 p.m. Free.

2DE Gospel Festival 2K15. downtown Youngstown. http://www.2DeepEvents.com. Tickets may also be purchased via phone by calling 330-397-7567. Tye Tribbett, a two-time Grammy Award Winner and four-time Stellar Award Winner, will headline. The event will feature performances by The Emancipation Community Choir, Yanno, Youngstown Mass Choir, Warren City Wide Youth Choir, and others. Gates open at 1 p.m.; the festival begins at 2 p.m. 2Deep Entertainment and the city of Youngstown will present this All Lives Matter-themed event. 2 p.m. $45-$15, plus service fee.

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.

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.

Monthly: Mystery Mondays at Main. Public Library, Main Library, 305 Wick Ave., Youngstown; 330-744-8636. Do you love mysteries and thrillers? Join the Library for an informal discussion. We’ll chat about what else we’ve been reading and preview some releases. For teens and adults. 11 a.m.

Pups and Pages at the Howland Branch Library. Howland Branch Library, 9095 East Market St., Howland Township; 330-856-2011. Children gain confidence and improve their reading skills as they read to an uncritical and tail-wagging audience.  These dogs love to be read to!  Children in kindergarten through grade 6 may sign up for 15-minute sessions to read aloud to a registered therapy dog at the library.  Dogs are provided by K-9s for Compassion, a Delta Society pet partner group that assists with animal-assisted activity and animal-assisted therapy. Registration is required. 6-7:30 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 14

Trumbull County Fair. 89 Everett-Hull Road, Cortland; 330-637-6010. Rides, food, entertainment, fireworks and displays. 8 a.m.-10 p.m., July 14-19.

Ongoing: Yoga in the Gardens. Fellows Riverside Gardens, 123 McKinley Ave., Youngstown; 330-740-7116. Join Marina Perdos in the mornings and Karres Cvetkovich in the evenings for a blend of energizing yoga styles. All levels are welcome. Bring a mat and small blanket. Drop-in. Occurs July 7, 9, 14, 16, 21, 23, 28, 30. 9:30-11 a.m.  and 5:30-7 p.m. $12/class.

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, Youngstown; to RSVP call 330-746-2944, ext. 1551. 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.

Weekly: Free Yoga for All Classes. Courthouse Square Park, downtown Warren; This free community class is sponsored by Body Bliss Connection and is taught by Jessica Sowers, AADP, RYT200 and Shannon Sturdevant, RYT 200. This class will deliver very basic stretches and postures, gentle easy transitions with mindfulness on our breath and focus on reducing stress. Anyone and everyone can participate. Bring your mat, blanket, or come as you are. Meets at the pavilion/bandstand. Every Tuesday. 3-3:45 p.m. Free.

Monthly: Youngstown PFLAG Meeting. St. John’s Episcopal Church, 323 Wick Ave., Youngstown; 330-747-2696 or email youngstownpflag@aol.com. 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: 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.

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