Calendar (Week 3) – February 15-22, 2016

Monday 15

Game Stations. Public Library, Boardman Branch, 7680 Glenwood Ave., 44512; 330-744-8636. No plans for your day off of school? Kids of all ages come visit our Game Stations. We’ll have numerous tables of games set up that you can travel around to and play. Bring your family and friends and enjoy a day of games. Library Hours.

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.

Mystery Mondays at Main. Public Library, Main Library, 305 Wick Ave., Youngstown, 44503; 330-744-8636. Do you love to read mysteries or thrillers? Join the Library for an informal discussion of “The Watchman” by Robert Crais. We’ll chat about what else we’ve been reading and preview some new releases. For teens and adults. 11 a.m.

Socrates Philosophy Café. Public Library, Austintown branch, 600 South Raccoon Road, 44515; 330-744-8636. If you enjoy discussing philosophy, join the Library at the Socrates Philosophy Café, sponsored by the Friends of PLYMC. The group meets the third Monday of the month.  For more information, contact the Library’s Development Office at 330-740-6086. 6 p.m.

Locate Your Customers: Exploring the Library’s Business Databases. Public Library, Boardman Branch, 7680 Glenwood Ave., 44512; 330-744-8636. Join Stuart Gibbs, the Business and Investment Center librarian, to learn about how to target potential customers. The featured databases, D&B Million Dollar Database and ReferenceUSA (Business, HealthCare, New Business, and Residential modules), bring timely and authoritative information to develop strategic marketing. To register, call 330-744-8636 and ask for Information Services or register online using the events calendar. For adults. For adults. 6:30 p.m.

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.

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 16

After-School Movie Matinee. Liberty Branch Library, 415 Churchill-Hubbard Road, Liberty, 44505; 330-759-2589. Teens in grades 7 to 12 can stop in to watch a movie. 3:30 p.m.

Stoneware Garden Lantern. Fellows Riverside Gardens, Mill Creek MetroParks, 123 McKinley Ave., Youngstown, 44509; 330-740-7116. Lynn Cardwell will help students create a nature inspired garden lantern. Register/pay by Feb. 14. 5:30-8 p.m. $34; FFRG $28.

Henry’s Freedom Box with Rory Rennick. Public Library, Main Library, 305 Wick Ave., Youngstown, 44503; 330-744-8636. Enjoy history, magic, and more as Rory Rennick tells the story of how slave Henry “Box” Brown escapes by shipping himself to freedom in a wooden crate.  Based on the book by Ellen Levine.  For kids of all ages.  No reservations are needed. 6:30 p.m.

Walk-In SCORE @ the Library. Public Library, Main Library, 305 Wick Ave., Youngstown, 44503; 330-744-8636 Walk-in counseling. No appointment needed. Need advice on starting a business or helping your established business grow? Ask questions on any business topic. SCORE, Counselors to America’s Small Business, in partnership with the Library, will have three volunteers on the second floor of Main Library to provide advice and answer questions. 6:30 p.m.

wednesday 17

Mini MakerSpace. Public Library, Main Library, 305 Wick Ave., Youngstown, 44503; 330-744-8636. Do you like to try new things? Collaborate, imagine, and learn? Then get creative and join the Library at the Main Library’s Mini MakerSpace. Mini makers in grades K-6, come find out about 3D printing and learn how to design objects to print. Children under the age of 7 must be accompanied by an adult. 4 p.m.

Buying a Computer. Howland Branch Library, 9095 East Market St., Howland; 330-399-8807 ext. 201. Whether you want to buy your first computer or need to upgrade from your old one, this class will help prepare you for what’s ahead. Basic computer knowledge is required. Registration is required. 5:30-7:30 p.m.

Page Turners Book Club. Public Library, Austintown branch, 600 South Raccoon Road, 44515; 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.

Twitter_logoTwitter for Your Business. Public Library, Boardman Branch, 7680 Glenwood Ave., 44512; 330-744-8636. Learn the basics of Twitter to help start or grow your business. This workshop will specifically feature steps to create a Twitter account for your business. It will also feature many examples where you can look for ideas. To register, call 330-744-8636 and ask for Information Services or register online using the events calendar. For adults. Boardman Library Tech Room, 6:30 p.m.

Monthly: Inventor’s Club Meeting. Oakhill Collaborative, 507 Oakhill, Youngstown; 330-750-0417. The meeting is free and open to the public. Meets the third Wednesday. 7 p.m.

thursday 18

Microsoft Word II: Continuing with Word 2010. Warren-Trumbull County Public Library, Main Library, 444 Mahoning Ave. N.W., Warren, 44483; 330-399-8807, extension 201. Learn about Microsoft Word 2010 in this class. Covers bullet points, columns, color, and inserting pictures. Prerequisite is the course “Beginning Microsoft Word.” Registration is required. 2-4 p.m.

LEGO Club. Liberty Branch Library, 415 Churchill-Hubbard Road, Liberty, 44505; 330-759-2589. Attention Young Engineers: Stop by the library to create unique structures with our collection of LEGO bricks. Each structure will remain at the library for your friends to see. For kids in grades K-6. 5-7 p.m.

Now You Know: Healthy Relationships and Boundaries. Public Library, Canfield branch; 43 W. Main St., 44406; 330-744-8636. Creating boundaries is a good way to keep your relationships healthy and secure, whether between a parent and their child, two parents, a parent and a teacher, a child and their friends, or between significant others. This talk with examine the importance of these boundaries of all ages, how to establish them, and the positive results of having them. Presented in partnership with Meridian HealthCare. Presenter is Meghan Fortner, LPCC-S. Reservations are needed; call 330-744-8636. For adults. 6 p.m.

Sci-Fi Book Discussion Group. Warren-Trumbull County Public Library, Main Library, 444 Mahoning Ave. N.W., Warren, 44483; 330-399-8807. Join in a discussion led by a reference librarian. This month’s featured book is “Shards of Honor“ by Lois McMaster Bujold. 6:30 p.m.

Coloring 4 Grown-Ups. Public Library, Main Library, 305 Wick Ave., Youngstown, 44503; 330-744-8636 Come join the Library and tap into your creative side with the newest relaxation craze-coloring for grown-ups. Colored pencils and markers will be provided along with intricate abstract and themed design sheets. This program is for teens and adults only. 6:30 p.m.

music @ night

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

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

Vintage Estate. Steve Vuich. 8-11 p.m.

friday 19

Basic Word Computer Class @Austintown. Public Library, Austintown branch, 600 South Raccoon Road, 44515; 330-744-8636. Learn very basic computer skills involving the Microsoft Office Word program. This is a beginner’s class that will cover cut and paste and the Word menus. Space is limited to 5. Call 330-744-8636 to register and specify Austintown Basic Word Computer Class. For adults. 11 a.m.

The Hunger Moon. Lanterman’s Mill, Mill Creek MetroParks, 980 Canfield Road, Youngstown, 44511; 330-740-7115. Experience the winter at night and learn why some native American Indian tribes named The Hunger Moon. Moderate, 2 miles. 7-8:30 p.m.

The Three Tenors (Who Can’t Sing). Stambaugh Auditorium, 1000 Fifth Ave., Youngstown, 44504; 330-259-0555. http://www.stambaughauditorium.com. This show stars Vic DiBitetto, Richie Minervini, and Fred Rubino. DiBitetto has multiple viral Internet videos (including “Bread and Milk”) and a TV talk show. The three performers will bring their stand-up to the stage and then sit down together for improvisation and audience participation. 8 p.m. $50-$30.

music @ night

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

Magic Tree. Cosmic Lemons.  Reggae/jazz. 8-11:59 p.m.

Pressed. Open Mike Night. 6 p.m.

Selah. Stan Miller. 6:30 p.m.

SATURDAY 20

Nature Photography Exhibit: Call for Photos. Ford Nature Education Center, Mill Creek MetroParks; 840 Old Furnace Road, Youngstown, 44511; 330-740-7107. Entries accepted for annual Nature Photography Exhibit. Categories include: Wild Animals, Wild Plants, Wild Scenes, People in Parks, Mill Creek MetroParks Scenes, Black and White, and Young Photographers. Full details available via the online application. Submit photos and fee per entry at FNC between Jan. 30 and Feb. 7. Feb. 20-March 13. $3 R; $5 NR.

Winter Seminar: Creating an Inviting Garden through Plants, Light, and Art. Fellows Riverside Gardens, Mill Creek MetroParks, 123 McKinley Ave., Youngstown, 44509; 330-740-7116. The annual Winter Seminar is presented by the Men’s Garden Club of Youngstown and Mill Creek MetroParks. The seminar includes a continental breakfast, engaging lectures from garden experts, lunch, and door prizes. 9 a.m.–4 p.m. $45; $55 after Feb. 8.

Introduction to Proposal Writing. Public Library, Main Library, 305 Wick Ave., Youngstown, 44503; 330-744-8636. This newly revised class will provide you with an overview of how to write a standard project proposal to a foundation. The program will include: The basic elements of a proposal; The “do’s” and “don’ts” of writing and submitting a proposal; How to follow up, whether the answer is yes or no; 30-minute hands-on exercise to develop a proposal outline. To register, call 330-744-9636 and ask for Information Services or register online using the events calendar. For adults. Main Library Meeting Room. 9:30 a.m.

Nature Photography Exhibit. Ford Nature Education Center, Mill Creek MetroParks; 840 Old Furnace Road, Youngstown, 44511; 330-740-7107. View images of wild plants, animals and scenes, and see the talent of local amateur photographers at the annual Nature Photography Exhibit. Second floor of Ford Nature Center during regular business hours. Feb. 20 -March 13. Tuesday-Saturday, 10 a.m. -5 p.m.; Sunday, noon to 5  p.m.

Babytime. Warren-Trumbull County Public Library, Cortland Branch Library, 578 Lakeview Drive, Cortland; 330-638-6335. 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. 10:30 a.m.

Storyteller Jocelyn Dabney. Liberty Branch Library, 415 Churchill-Hubbard Rd. in Youngstown. Jocelyn Dabney is a dynamic storyteller in the African-American oral tradition. Her performance will incorporate music, call and response, and participatory stories. This is a multi-generational, interactive storytelling event for all ages. Free admission; no registration necessary. 1 p.m.

Winter Wine Affair at Stambaugh. Stambaugh Auditorium, 1000 Fifth Ave., Youngstown, 44504; 800-227-6972 to purchase tickets or visit ohiowines.org for information.  Features Ohio wines and wine makers. VIP admission: 1-4 p.m. or 6-9 p.m. $35; general admission, 2-4 p.m. and 7-9 p.m., $25.

LEGO Lovers Unite. Warren-Trumbull County Public Library, Cortland Branch Library, 578 Lakeview Drive, Cortland; 330-638-6335. Children can stretch their imaginations building creations with the library’s collection of popular LEGO building blocks. Finished projects will remain at the library. For grades K-6. Registration is not required. Drop in anytime between 1-3 p.m.

Chocolate Carnival. Warren-Trumbull County Public Library, Main Library, 444 Mahoning Ave. N.W., Warren, 44483; 330-399-8807, extension 206. Children in kindergarten to grade 6 can join us for a chocolate-filled extravaganza of games and goodies. Registration is required. 2 p.m.

Reading and Other Forms of Art.  Held at the Butler Trumbull Branch, 9350 East Market St., Howland Township; 330-856-2011. The Warren-Trumbull County Public Library and the Butler Institute of American Art offer a unique blend of art and books during this interactive family program. A children’s librarian will present stories, and an art educator will present a companion craft. For ages 5 to 10 with an accompanying adult. 2 p.m.

Perler Beads @ Your Library. Public Library, Brownlee Woods Branch, 4010 Sheridan Road, Youngstown, 44514; 330-744-8636. Kids and families are invited to make Christmas ornaments with Perler beads. These colorful little beads can be arranged into shapes and patterns. With some carefully applied heat (done by an adult.) they melt and stick together. Perler beads are very small and do require some fine motor skills to arrange. This program is recommended for ages 5 and up. For school-age children and teens. Children must be accompanied by an adult. 2 p.m.

Facebook Basics. Howland Branch Library, 9095 East Market St.,  Howland; 330-399-8807 ext. 201. This class will review the basics for new users of the online social networking service. Participants must already have a Facebook account prior to class. Registration is required. 2:30-4:30 p.m.

Teen Advisory Board. Warren-Trumbull County Public Library, Main Library, 444 Mahoning Ave. N.W., Warren, 44483; 330-399-8807. Teens in grades 7 to 12 can help plan events and create book displays for Teen Central. 3 p.m.

Friends of PLYMC: East Committee Black History Program. Public Library, East branch, 430 Early Road, Youngstown, 44505; 330-744-8636. This special Black History Program will feature a special presentation, crafts for the kids and refreshments which include sweet tea, black-eyed peas and sweet potato pie. Fun for the entire family. For more information, please contact the Development Office at 330-740-6086. East Library, 1 p.m.

WWE Live Road To Wrestlemania Supershow. Covelli Centre, 229 E. Front St., Youngstown, 44503; 1-800-745-3000 and http://www.covellicentre.com. 7:30 p.m. $110-$15.

music @ night

Jack’s Bar and Grille.OGB. 9 p.m.

Selah. Nikita Jones. 6:30 p.m.

Sunday 21

Twice Loved Book Sale. Fellows Riverside Gardens, Mill Creek MetroParks, 123 McKinley Ave., Youngstown, 44509; 330-740-7116. Peruse the tables in the Antonucci Horticulture Library for much loved books on gardening, cooking, and nature. There will also be magazines for sale. Donations of related used books are appreciated at any time. All proceeds benefit the Antonucci Horticulture Library. Feb. 21-March 1. Tuesday-Sunday, 9 a.m.-5 p.m.

Meditation & Mindfulness. Fellows Riverside Gardens, Mill Creek MetroParks, 123 McKinley Ave., Youngstown, 44509; 330-740-7116. Explore a diversity of mindfulness methods with Karres Cvetkovich. Register/pay by Feb. 19. 10:30 a.m.-noon.$15; $18 drop-in.

Same Trail Twelve Times. Lanterman’s Mill, Mill Creek MetroParks, 980 Canfield Road, Youngstown, 44511; 330-740-7115. Mill Creek Gorge inspired Volney Rogers to establish the park district 125 years ago. Celebrate the quasquicentennial by hiking the gorge every month this year. Moderate, 2 miles. 2-3:30 p.m.

Harambee Youth Group of Youngstown. Warren-Trumbull County Public Library, Main Library, 444 Mahoning Ave. N.W., Warren, 44483; 330-399-8807, extension 206.  The dynamic youth dancers and musicians from the Harambee Youth Group of Youngstown will present traditional African music and dances in a performance for all ages. Free admission; no registration necessary. 3 p.m.

music @ night

Magic Tree. Irish Trad Session.  Jam session. 6-8 p.m.

Monday 22

Friends of the Austintown Library Meeting and Presentation. Public Library, Austintown branch, 600 South Raccoon Road, 44515; 330-744-8636. Presenter Donald Miller brings President Ulysses S. Grant to visit the Austintown Friends. 10 a.m.

Facebook for Your Business. Public Library, Boardman Branch, 7680 Glenwood Ave., 44512; 330-744-8636. The workshop will feature the steps to create a Facebook page for your business. To register, call 330-744-8636 and ask for Information Services or register online using the events calendar. For adults. Boardman Library Tech Room, 6:30 p.m.

DIY Tile Coasters. Public Library, Main Library, 305 Wick Ave., Youngstown, 44503; 330-744-8636 Just say NO to drink ring stains. Protect your surfaces in style with handmade coasters. For teens and adults. 6:30 p.m.

 © 2016 Metro Monthly. All rights reserved.

Join 3,592 other followers

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out / Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out / Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out / Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out / Change )

Connecting to %s

%d bloggers like this: