Calendar (Weeks 1-4) – July 1-31, 2015

Wednesday 1

Ongoing: Who Is My Hero. Various branches. Enter the contest and tell is who your hero is in 20 words or fewer. For adults age 18 and up. Answers are judged on clarity and cleverness. Heroes can be famous people or someone in your own life. Winner receives a prize. Entry forms are found at Brownlee Woods Library, Campbell Library, East Library, Newport Library, Struthers Library, or West Library. Entries are due July 31 and will not be returned. For adults. Brownlee Woods Library; Campbell Library; East Library; Newport Library; Struthers Library; West Library, Library hours in July.

Ongoing: Trivial Challenges for Summer: A Useless Pursuit. Various branches. Enjoy history? How about books? Test your useless bits of knowledge. Come to participating libraries for your dose of trivia. For adults. Brownlee Woods Library; Campbell Library; East Library; Newport Library; Struthers Library; West Library. Library hours in July.

Rib, White and Blue Festival. S. Main Street, downtown Akron. http://www.akronribfestival.org.  Features rib vendors from all over the United States and includes food, fireworks, and music. July 1-4. Free.

Recreational Hikes. Mill Creek MetroParks, Ford Nature Center, 840 Old Furnace Road, Youngstown; 330-740-7107. Volunteer-led Recreational Hikes are generally faster-paced and focus on exercising in the outdoors. Meets at Ford Nature Center. Moderate, 4 miles. 9 a.m.-10 a.m.

Ongoing: Music and Movement. Main Library, Warren-Trumbull County Public Library, 444 Mahoning Ave., N.W., Warren; registration is required by calling 330-399-8807, ext. 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 required. Occurs July 1, 8, 15. 10 a.m.

Ongoing: Baby Brilliant: Tales and Talk for 2s and 3s. Various branches. Developmentally appropriate books, songs, rhymes, finger plays and other activities that will help your child (ages 2-3) become a successful reader. Children must be accompanied by an adult. Austintown Library, 10 a.m., Wed., July 1; Newport Library, 4 p.m., Sat., July 11; Poland Library, 10:30 a.m., Thurs., July 9.

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: 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.

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.

Monthly: Family Financial Education Services. Family Service Agency, 535 Marmion Ave., Youngstown; to register, call 330-782-5664. Workshop for potential home buyers. First Wednesday. 5:30-8:30 p.m..

Monthly: Family Financial Education Services. Family Service Agency, 535 Marmion Ave., Youngstown; to register, call 330-782-5664. Workshop for potential home buyers. First Wednesday. 5:30-8:30 p.m.

Weekly: Cortland Community Band. Lakeview Middle School, 640 Wakefield, Cortland; call Pat at 330-652-2424 or visit http://www.cortlandcommunityband.org. Wednesdays.  7-9 p.m.

Bi-monthly: Girard Community Band. Girard High School, 31 N. Ward, Girard; 330-539-1453. Any musician is welcome. First and third Wednesday. 7 p.m. Free.

Monthly: Men’s Garden Club of Youngstown. Davis Center, Fellows Riverside Gardens, Mill Creek MetroParks, Youngstown; 330-740-7116 or 330-757-4727. Meeting includes a speaker. First Wednesday. 7:30 p.m.

Thursday 2

Weekly: Men’s Fellowship Bible Study. Central YMCA, 17 N. Champion St., Youngstown; 330-744-8411. Thursdays. 7:30-8:30 a.m. Free.

Weekly: Walk and Chat. Southern Park Mall, 7401 Market St., Boardman; 330-788-1992 or 1-800-640-5180. Walking and socializing. Thursdays. 9:30-11:30 a.m. Free.

26th Annual Packard Legacy Weekend. National Packard Museum, 1899 Mahoning Ave. N.W., Warren, 44483; 330-394-1899. http://www.PackardMuseum.org. Celebrates the design and state-of-the-art engineering of the Packard. Demonstrations, lectures, exhibits and music. Noon-5 p.m., Thursday and Friday; 10 a.m.-5 p.m., Saturday; noon-5 p.m., Sunday. July 2-5.

Ongoing: Toddler Tales. Howland Branch Library, 9095 East Market St., Howland Township; 330-856-2011. Storytime for toddlers 19 to 35 months old with a parent or caregiver. Registration is required and begins one week before the start of each multi-week session. July 2, 9, 16. Call to register. 11 a.m.

Ongoing: Patio Pals. Main Library, Warren-Trumbull County Public Library, 444 Mahoning Ave., N.W., Warren; registration is required by calling 330-399-8807, ext. 206. Patio Pals introduces the joys of gardening to children ages 6 to 12 through stories, crafts, hands-on gardening, science, and observation. Registration is required. July 2, 9, 16. 11 a.m.

Standard Trolley Tours. Mill Creek MetroParks, Ford Nature Center, 840 Old Furnace Road, Youngstown; 330-740-7107. Hitch a ride on the Cohasset Express for a guided tour of Mill Creek MetroParks. The 1.5 hour tour will give you the chance to explore, experience and enjoy the beauty of the natural elements and historic features and buildings of Ohio’s first park district. Limited seating. Not available for large groups. Occurs July 2, 7, 12, 21, 30, 31.  2-3:30 p.m. and 4:30-6 p.m. Register/pay in advance at Ford Nature Center. Adults: $6 R, $9 NR; 12 and under/60 and over: $4 R, $7 NR.

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.

Weekly: Warriors: Hooked on Fishing Not On Drugs. Warriors Inc., 2733 Market St., Youngstown; 330-783-3276. State-certified program focuses on preventing drug use through fishing and aquatic-resource education. Thursdays. 5-6 p.m. Free.

Monthly: And the Rest is History Book Club. Public Library, Austintown branch, 600 South Raccoon Road; 330-744-8636. Read a sizzling, red-hot history book lately? We would love to hear all the juicy details. Join the Library for informal discussions covering all areas of history, including historic eras, people, places, and things. For adults. 6 p.m.

Weekly: DARE Singles Group Meeting. Disciples Christian Church, 565 Boardman-Canfield Road, Boardman; 330-793-5856, 330 533-7062.  For divorced and widowed. Features meetings and social events, including movie nights, bowling, dance classes, and small group discussions. Thursdays. 7:30 p.m. Free.

music @ night

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

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

Martini Bros. Adam Jacobs Band. 7 p.m.

Quaker Steak/Warren. Joe Fritz. 6-9 p.m.

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

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

Friday 3

42nd Annual Annual Mesopotamia Ox Roast. Intersection of State Route 534 and 87, Mesopotamia; 440-693-4602. Features an ox roast, roast beef sandwiches, music, antiques and a flea market. July 3-5.

Ongoing: Babytime. Main Library, Warren-Trumbull County Public Library, 444 Mahoning Ave., N.W., Warren; registration is required by calling 330-399-8807, ext. 206. Laugh and learn with your baby. For infants 6 to 18 months old with a parent or caregiver. Short stories, fingerplays, and simple songs. Registration is required and begins one week prior to the event. July 3, 10, 17. 11 a.m.

Ongoing: Preschool Storytime. Howland Branch Library, 9095 East Market St., Howland Township; 330-856-2011. Preschool Storytime features stories and a craft related to a weekly theme and reinforces the development of early literacy skills. Early literacy is what children know about reading and writing before they can actually read and write, and mastering these skills now helps children grow up to be good readers. For children ages 3 to 5. July 3, 10, 17. 11 a.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.

music @ night

Avalon at Buhl. River Saints. 8-11 p.m.

Cedars. Bridget Yurcisin. 10 p.m.

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

Donna’s Diner. Steve Vuich.  5-7 p.m.

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

Hollywood Gaming. Vegas. 8 p.m.

Up a Creek. Total Package Band. 7 p.m.

SATURDAY 4

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.

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. Includes fireworks. 7 p.m. Free.

Sunday 5

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.

Monthly: Austin Log Cabin Tour and Open House. 3797 S. Raccoon Road, Austintown; 330-792-1129. First Sunday. 1-4 p.m. Free.

Monthly: Strock Stone House Open House. 7171 Mahoning Ave., Austintown; 330-792-1129. First Sunday. 1-4 p.m. Free.

Monthly: Ward-Thomas House Tour. 503 Brown St., Niles; 330-544-2143. Guides from the Niles Historical Society will answer questions during tours of the 1862 mansion. First Sunday. 2-5 p.m.

Monday 6

My Town, Your Town. Tyler Mahoning Valley History Center, 325 W. Federal St., Youngstown; 330-743-2589. This Summer Day Camp offers students a chance to explore local history at its source.  The five-day camp is sponsored by the Mahoning Valley Historical Society and features field trips to several historic sites and landmarks.  The camp runs from Monday, July 6 through Friday, July 10. The camp focuses on Youngstown history yesterday, today, and tomorrow with activities to spark creativity and form a connection to the past and its role in the future.  Campers will visit Mill Creek MetroParks, The Arms Family Museum, America Makes, WFMJ, and other key sites in downtown Youngstown.  Several of these visits will offer campers a behind-the-scenes look.  Throughout the week, campers will create an art project of their choice that highlights their favorite aspect of local history.  Campers will present those projects on Friday, July 11 at the close of camp. Each day begins at 10 a.m. and ends at 4 p.m., but early drop-off and late pick-up is available.  Registration is required and forms can be found at http://www.mahoninghistory.org or by calling 330-743-2589.  10 a.m. The registration fee is $90 for MVHS members, or $100 for non-MVHS members.

Soar into Summer Reading with ‘Michael Recycle’ and the Green Team. Various branches. Join Peg Flynn and Kim Lewis of the Mahoning County Green Team as they present Ellie Bethel’s book, “Michael Recycle”, during the library summer reading program. This adventurous tale is about a young superhero who visits a garbage-infested town called “Abberdoo-Rimey” and teaches its residents how to clean up and recycle. After reading the story, program participants will create decorative candy dishes using recovered plastic bottles and stickers. At the conclusion of the program, everyone will receive an Eco-Superheroes coloring book and information to share with their parents. This program is recommended for children in Pre-K through Grade 3. Austintown Library, 11 a.m., July 6; Brownlee Woods Library, 2 p.m., July 28; East Library, 2 p.m., Thurs., July 30; Poland Library, 2 p.m.,  July 23. Free.

Monthly: Pups and Pages. Main Library, Warren-Trumbull County Public Library, 444 Mahoning Ave., N.W., Warren; registration is required by calling 330-399-8807, ext. 206. 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.

Show What You Know: Sourdough Club. Various branches. Create a sourdough starter. In this monthly bread-making program, we’ll share recipes, home-baked samples, and learn from one another. July’s theme is “Grilled Pizzas and Flatbreads.” Some knowledge of basic bread-making skills helpful. (Food waiver must be signed.) Call 330-744-8636 to register. For adults. Austintown Library, 6:30 p.m., July 6; Tri-Lakes Library, 6 p.m., July 7.

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.

Reader’s Choice Book Club. Public Library, Boardman Branch, 7680 Glenwood Ave.; 330-744-8636. Share your favorite books and find out what new ones are being published. For adults. 7 p.m.

Tuesday 7

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.

Ongoing: Preschool Storytime. Main Library, Warren-Trumbull County Public Library, 444 Mahoning Ave., N.W., Warren; 330-399-8807. Preschool Storytime features stories and a craft related to a weekly theme and reinforces the development of early literacy skills. Early literacy is what children know about reading and writing before they can actually read and write, and mastering these skills now helps children grow up to be good readers. For children ages 3 to 5. July 7, 14. 11 a.m.

Weekly: Job Training Information. Mahoning Senior Center, 1110 Fifth, Youngstown; 330-782-0978. A representative from Senior Employment Center will be on hand. Tuesdays. 11:30 a.m.-1 p.m. Free.

Standard Trolley Tours. Mill Creek MetroParks, Ford Nature Center, 840 Old Furnace Road, Youngstown; 330-740-7107. Hitch a ride on the Cohasset Express for a guided tour of Mill Creek MetroParks. The 1.5 hour tour will give you the chance to explore, experience and enjoy the beauty of the natural elements and historic features and buildings of Ohio’s first park district. Limited seating. Not available for large groups. Occurs July 2, 7, 12, 21, 30, 31.  2-3:30 p.m. and 4:30-6 p.m. Register/pay in advance at Ford Nature Center. Adults: $6 R, $9 NR; 12 and under/60 and over: $4 R, $7 NR.

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.

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.

Wednesday 15

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.

Lowellville Mt. Carmel Festival. 102 Washington St., Lowellville; 330-536-8203. Annual event features food, rides, a bocce Tournament, fireworks and the “Baby Doll Dance.” July 15-18.

Western PA Balloon Quest. Scotland Meadows Park, 2106 Camden Ave., New Castle, Pa. 16101; 724-650-5252. http://www.hotairballoon.com/Western-Pennsylvania-Balloon-Quest/. All proceeds benefit the Union Township Volunteer Fire Department. Event kicks off Thursday night when Hot Air Balloons perform a “Balloon Glow.” Balloon launches are scheduled for Friday evening, Saturday morning and evening, and Sunday morning. July 15-18. Free.

82nd Annual Our Lady of Mount Carmel Parish Festival. 381 Robbins Ave., Niles; 330-652-5825. Annual parish festival touts entertainment, rides, raffles, Italian food and fireworks. July 15-19.

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.

Cow Appreciation Day. Mill Creek MetroParks Farm, 7574 Columbiana-Canfield Road, Canfield; 330-702-3000. Celebrate National Ice Cream Month with make-your-own sundaes, a story andn crafts all about the cow. 1-4 p.m. $2 per sundae.

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.

Monthly: 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.

Monthly: 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. Meets the third Wednesday. 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 16

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.

Lowellville Mt. Carmel Festival. 102 Washington St., Lowellville; 330-536-8203. Annual event features food, rides, a bocce Tournament, fireworks and the “Baby Doll Dance.” July 15-18.

Western PA Balloon Quest. Scotland Meadows Park, 2106 Camden Ave., New Castle, Pa. 16101; 724-650-5252. http://www.hotairballoon.com/Western-Pennsylvania-Balloon-Quest/. All proceeds benefit the Union Township Volunteer Fire Department. Event kicks off Thursday night when Hot Air Balloons perform a “Balloon Glow.” Balloon launches are scheduled for Friday evening, Saturday morning and evening, and Sunday morning. July 15-18. Free.

82nd Annual Our Lady of Mount Carmel Parish Festival. 381 Robbins Ave., Niles; 330-652-5825. Annual parish festival touts entertainment, rides, raffles, Italian food and fireworks. July 15-19.

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.

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.

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: 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: 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 librarian. Call for this month’s reading. 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/Warren. Joshua Lee Nelson. 6 p.m.

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

Friday 17

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.

Lowellville Mt. Carmel Festival. 102 Washington St., Lowellville; 330-536-8203. Annual event features food, rides, a bocce Tournament, fireworks and the “Baby Doll Dance.” July 15-18.

Western PA Balloon Quest. Scotland Meadows Park, 2106 Camden Ave., New Castle, Pa. 16101; 724-650-5252. http://www.hotairballoon.com/Western-Pennsylvania-Balloon-Quest/. All proceeds benefit the Union Township Volunteer Fire Department. Event kicks off Thursday night when Hot Air Balloons perform a “Balloon Glow.” Balloon launches are scheduled for Friday evening, Saturday morning and evening, and Sunday morning. July 15-18. Free.

82nd Annual Our Lady of Mount Carmel Parish Festival. 381 Robbins Ave., Niles; 330-652-5825. Annual parish festival touts entertainment, rides, raffles, Italian food and fireworks. July 15-19.

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.

2nd Annual Autism Mini Golf Tournament & Family Fun Night. Creekside Golf Dome, 1300 North State St. (U.S. Route 422), Girard, Ohio 44420 This event is presented with the support of John Kufleitner’s Salem & Columbiana Chrysler-Jeep-Dodge-Ram, JK’s Galleria of Vintage, Classic and Pristine Cars, Creekside Golf Dome, and the Autism Society of Ohio. The event is open to players of all ages and abilities. Tournament play will be an 18-hole, team format with teams of four players competing for a trophy. The entry fee is $80 per four-person team, and individuals also may enter the tournament as a single $25 entry to pair up with friends, family or complete strangers to create foursomes. 5:30-9 p.m.

music @ night

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

Crickets. Vegas. 9 p.m.

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

Saturday 18

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.

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 July 17. 8-9:30 a.m.

Music in the Morning: William Holmes McGuffey Historical Society. Faith Community Congregational Church, 1919 E. Midlothian Blvd., Youngstown; for information or to make reservations, call Richard S. Scarsella, at 330-726-8277. The William Holmes McGuffey Historical Society is hosting a series of free programs this summer. Today’s “Music in the Morning” program will be held at a special venue (Faith Community Congregational Church in Brownlee Woods). YSU Dana School of Music keyboard performance major, Michael Nichols, will play classical piano selections composed by Beethoven, Ravel, and Liszt. Reservations are suggested and walk-ins are welcomed. 10 a.m.

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. 8 a.m. $12 R, $15 NR.

Lowellville Mt. Carmel Festival. 102 Washington St., Lowellville; 330-536-8203. Annual event features food, rides, a bocce Tournament, fireworks and the “Baby Doll Dance.” July 15-18.

Western PA Balloon Quest. Scotland Meadows Park, 2106 Camden Ave., New Castle, Pa. 16101; 724-650-5252. http://www.hotairballoon.com/Western-Pennsylvania-Balloon-Quest/. All proceeds benefit the Union Township Volunteer Fire Department. Event kicks off Thursday night when Hot Air Balloons perform a “Balloon Glow.” Balloon launches are scheduled for Friday evening, Saturday morning and evening, and Sunday morning. July 15-18. Free.

82nd Annual Our Lady of Mount Carmel Parish Festival. 381 Robbins Ave., Niles; 330-652-5825. Annual parish festival touts entertainment, rides, raffles, Italian food and fireworks. July 15-19.

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.

Hack-it. Oh Wow, 11 W. Federal St., Youngstown; 330-744-5914. Ages 9 and up. Explore circuitry and robotics with the museum’s InspireWorks Staff. Noon-1 p.m. Free with admission.

Sailing on Berlin Lake. Berlin Yacht Club at Berlin Lake, 10557 Northview Drive, North Benton, Ohio; to register, call 330-758-5689. http://www.berlinyachtclub.com. The Berlin Yacht Club is having a “Discover Sailing Day”  today. Public is invited to go sailing with members of the club on club boats. Free. No experience required. Bring a life jacket or the group can lend one. Noon-4 p.m.

Revive Music & Arts Festival. N. Phelps Street, downtown Youngstown; https://www.facebook.com/events/1550669385200977/permalink/1560693390865243. This one-day festival features a full day of music and will be headlined by Jones for Revival. Features an outdoor stage on N. Phelps and an indoor stage at Suzie’s Dogs & Drafts Gates open at noon and music begins at 3 p.m. $10. All ages. Children 12 and under are free. Noon.

Annual Rib Festival. Mastropietro Winery, 14558 Ellsworth Road, Berlin Center;  330-547-2151. http://www.mastropietrowinery.com. Barbecue and live music. 4-9 p.m.

music @ night

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

Kennsington Golf Club. Guys Without Ties. 8 p.m.

Leon’s. Syndicate. 9:30 p.m.

Warren Amphitheatre. Huckin’ Fillbillies. 5:30 p.m.

SUNDAY 19

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.

82nd Annual Our Lady of Mount Carmel Parish Festival. 381 Robbins Ave., Niles; 330-652-5825. Annual parish festival touts entertainment, rides, raffles, Italian food and fireworks. July 15-19.

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 20

Monthly: Monday Movie Matinee. Main Library, Warren-Trumbull County Public Library, 444 Mahoning Ave., N.W., Warren; 330-399-8807. Watch a classic movie on the big screen in the library meeting room, and then join in a discussion led by a reference librarian. 2 p.m.

Tuesday 21

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: 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.

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.

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: 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 22

Chuck E. Cheese Story Time and Library Fundraiser. Chuck E. Cheese, Boardman-Poland Road, Boardman; 330744-8636. Special Story time at 10 a.m. before the store opens with Chuck E. Cheese at their Boardman store.  This story time will be the fourth Wednesday of every month in 2015. Support your Mahoning County Public Libraries that day by showing your library card and receive 10 free tokens to play games.  The Library will receive 15 percent of the purchases made that day at Chuck E. Cheese. Please support the Friends of PLYMC by donating your gently used and one read Children’s books also that day to benefit children’s programming. For more information on this fundraiser, contact the Development Office at 330-740-6086. 10 a.m.

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.

48th Annual St. Demetrios Grecian Festival. St. Demetrios Community Center, 3223 Atlantic St. N.E., Warren; 330-394-9021. Greek food, live music and dancing, rides, displays and games. July 22-26.

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.

music @ night

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

Quaker Steak/Austintown. Richard Boston. 6-9 p.m.

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

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

Thursday 23

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.

Branch Libraries End of Summer Reading Program Picnic and Puppet Show. Howland Branch Library, 9095 East Market St., Howland Township; 330-856-2011. There will be a performance by librarian puppeteers, plus plenty of food to enjoy as the library says good-bye to the Summer Reading Program 2015. Open to all Summer Reading Program participants ages 3 to 12. Registration is required by July 20. 11 a.m.

48th Annual St. Demetrios Grecian Festival. St. Demetrios Community Center, 3223 Atlantic St. N.E., Warren; 330-394-9021. Greek food, live music and dancing, rides, displays and games. July 22-26.

Our Lady of Mount Carmel Festival. 343 Via Mt. Carmel, Youngstown; 330-507-5203. Annual festival features a bocce tournament, homemade wine-making contest, ethnic food vendors and music. 3-11 p.m., Thursday; 3-11 p.m., Friday; 3-11 p.m., Saturday, ; and 1-10 p.m., Sunday. July 23-26.

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.

music @ night

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

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

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

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

Friday 24

48th Annual St. Demetrios Grecian Festival. St. Demetrios Community Center, 3223 Atlantic St. N.E., Warren; 330-394-9021. Greek food, live music and dancing, rides, displays and games. July 22-26.

Pittsburgh Blues Festival. Hartwood Acres Park, 200 Hartwood Acres, Pittsburgh. http://www.pghblues.com/. All ticket and merchandise proceeds benefit Greater Pittsburgh Community Food Bank, which helps provide food and services to 110,000 needy each month across 11 counties. July 24-26.

Our Lady of Mount Carmel Festival. 343 Via Mt. Carmel, Youngstown; 330-507-5203. Annual festival features a bocce tournament, homemade wine-making contest, ethnic food vendors and music. 3-11 p.m., Thursday; 3-11 p.m., Friday; 3-11 p.m., Saturday ; and 1-10 p.m., Sunday. July 23-26.

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.

music @ night

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

Crickets. Richard Boston. 5-8 p.m.

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

Up a Creek. Mr. Lucky. 7-10 p.m.

Webb Winery. Jonathan Browning. 6:30-8:30 p.m.

Saturday 25

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.

48th Annual St. Demetrios Grecian Festival. St. Demetrios Community Center, 3223 Atlantic St. N.E., Warren; 330-394-9021. Greek food, live music and dancing, rides, displays and games. July 22-26.

Pittsburgh Blues Festival. Hartwood Acres Park, 200 Hartwood Acres, Pittsburgh. http://www.pghblues.com/. All ticket and merchandise proceeds benefit Greater Pittsburgh Community Food Bank, which helps provide food and services to 110,000 needy each month across 11 counties. July 24-26.

Our Lady of Mount Carmel Festival. 343 Via Mt. Carmel, Youngstown; 330-507-5203. Annual festival features a bocce tournament, homemade wine-making contest, ethnic food vendors and music. 3-11 p.m., Thursday; 3-11 p.m., Friday; 3-11 p.m., Saturday; and 1-10 p.m., Sunday. July 23-26.

music @ night

Boxcar Lounge. OGB. 7 p.m.

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

New Manhattan. After Hours. 9 p.m.

Papa’s Sports Bar. Vegas. 9:30 p.m.

Warren Community Amphitheatre. Full Moon Fever. 5:30 p.m.

SUNday 26

11th Annual Motorcycle Run. Animal Welfare League of Trumbull County Shelter, 812 Youngstown Kingsville Road, Vienna, 44473; 330-539-5300. http://www.AWLRescueMe.com. Includes a tour ride, continental breakfast and dinner, auction, door prizes and 50/50 raffle. Held rain or shine. Proceeds benefit Animal Welfare League of Trumbull County. Registration begins at 10 a.m.; kickstands up from noon-4 p.m.

83rd Annual Serbian Day Picnic. Holy Trinity Serbian Orthodox Church, 53 Laird Ave., Youngstown. 330-550-6628. Features music, food, games. Traditional foods include chicken paprikash (11:30 a.m.-2 p.m.), barbecue lamb and pork, Serbian rice, Cevapcici (grilled sausages); kolbasi and sauerkraut sandwiches and other specialties. Noon-9 p.m.

48th Annual St. Demetrios Grecian Festival. St. Demetrios Community Center, 3223 Atlantic St. N.E., Warren; 330-394-9021. Greek food, live music and dancing, rides, displays and games. July 22-26.

Pittsburgh Blues Festival. Hartwood Acres Park, 200 Hartwood Acres, Pittsburgh. http://www.pghblues.com/. All ticket and merchandise proceeds benefit Greater Pittsburgh Community Food Bank, which helps provide food and services to 110,000 needy each month across 11 counties. July 24-26.

Our Lady of Mount Carmel Festival. 343 Via Mt. Carmel, Youngstown; 330-507-5203. Annual festival features a bocce tournament, homemade wine-making contest, ethnic food vendors and music. 3-11 p.m., Thursday; 3-11 p.m., Friday; 3-11 p.m., Saturday, and 1-10 p.m., Sunday. July 23-26.

Monday 27

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.

Tuesday 28

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.

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.

Wednesday 29

Last Wednesdays. Oh Wow, 11 W. Federal St., Youngstown; 330-744-5914. Bring your grandparent(s) to OH WOW. the last Wednesday of each month for free grandparent admission with the purchase of at least one child admission. 10 a.m.-6 p.m.

music @ night

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

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

Kennsington. Jim Golen. 6:30 p.m.

Up a Creek. Dave Morgan. 9 p.m.

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

Thursday 30

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.

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.

St. Patrick Parish Festival. 357 N. Main St., Hubbard; 330-534-1928. This 57th-annual event features food, rides, raffles and entertainment. July 30-Aug. 2.

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.

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

Friday 31

St. Patrick Parish Festival. 357 N. Main St., Hubbard; 330-534-1928. This 57th-annual event features food, rides, raffles and entertainment. July 30-Aug. 2.

Greater Youngstown Italian Fest. Central Square and West and East Federal streets, downtown Youngstown; 330-501-3171. Annual Italian festival features food, music, entertainment, cultural displays and rides. Friday, July 31–Sunday, Aug. 2.

music @ night

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

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

Squaw Creek. Wize Guys. 8-11 p.m.

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