Calendar (Week 4) – April 23-30, 2016

Saturday 23

Shakespeare Day. Public Library, Poland Branch, 311 S. Main St., 44514; 330-744-8636. Stop by and celebrate the birthday of William Shakespeare, while learning about the famous bard. Interactive displays and hands-on activities. Fun for all ages. Library hours.

Daffodil Weekend. Fellows Riverside Gardens, Mill Creek MetroParks, 123 McKinley Ave., Youngstown, 44509; 330-740-7116. April 23-24. 9 a.m.-5 p.m.

Boy Scout Earth Day Clean-Up. Ford Nature Education Center, Mill Creek MetroParks; 840 Old Furnace Road, Youngstown, 44511; 330-740-7107. Local Boy Scouts, Cub Scouts, and Girl Scouts will pick up litter inthe MetroParks. Call by April 11 to reserve a work area. 9 a.m.-noon.

Weekly: Northside Farmers Market. 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.

Donald Ross Amateur Series – Two-Person Scramble Tournament (Event Number One). Mill Creek Golf Course – North Golf Course, Mill Creek MetroParks, W. Golf Drive, Boardman, 44512; 330-740-7122. Event Number One of the Donald Ross Amateur Golf Series. This season-long golf series is available to all amateur golfers who have an active USGA GHIN Handicap. There will be divisions for both scratch and handicap for men, women and seniors of all abilities. Format for Event Number One: Two-Player Team Scramble. Register/pay at Mill Creek Golf Course. 10 a.m. $45/player.

Workshop: Starting a Business. Warren-Trumbull County Public Library, Main Library, 444 Mahoning Ave. N.W., Warren, 44483; 330-399-8807, extension. 200. In cooperation with SCORE (Service Core of Retired Executives), the library is hosting a free workshop designed to provide attendees with information needed to start developing their own small business. Topics covered will include business plans, testing your business, and funding. Additionally, a librarian will highlight some of the free resources that the library has available for potential entrepreneurs. 10:30 a.m.

Where’s the Party. Barnes & Noble, 381 Boardman Poland Road, Youngstown, 44512; 330-629-9436. Features a storytime and activities. 11 a.m.

Brent Heath and Undaunted Daffodils. Fellows Riverside Gardens, Mill Creek MetroParks, 123 McKinley Ave., Youngstown, 44509; 330-740-7116. See new varieties to plant in your garden this fall. Sponsored in part by the John S. and Doris M. Andrews Memorial Lecture Series. 1:30 p.m. Free.

Earth Day Then and Now. Ford Nature Education Center, Mill Creek MetroParks; 840 Old Furnace Road, Youngstown, 44511; 330-740-7107. Earth Day discussion led by naturalist emeritus Bill Whitehouse. 2-3:30 p.m.

Days Gone By. Public Library, Main Library, 305 Wick Ave., Youngstown, 44503; 330-744-8636. Are you a history buff? You don’t have to be an expert to join the Library each month to discover or rediscover the fascinating past. Feel free to bring memories or things to share. This month: Prohibition. For adults. 2 p.m.

Tween Scene Movie Club. Public Library, Austintown branch, 600 South Raccoon Road, 44515; 330-744-8636. For tweens ages 8-12. 2 p.m.

Barry Manilow. Covelli Centre, 229 E. Front St., Youngstown, 44503; 1-800-745-3000 and http://www.covellicentre.com. Barry Manilow will bring the Copacabana to Youngstown as part of his “One Last Time” tour. 7:30 p.m. $166.75-$16.75.

music @ night

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

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

Mocha House. Davis and McKay. 6:30 p.m.

Rust Belt Brewing Co. Susan Wojnar. 8 p.m.

Sunday 24

Daffodil Weekend. Fellows Riverside Gardens, Mill Creek MetroParks, 123 McKinley Ave., Youngstown, 44509; 330-740-7116. April 23-24. 9 a.m.-5 p.m.

Guided Daffodil Walk. Fellows Riverside Gardens.Fellows Riverside Gardens, Mill Creek MetroParks, 123 McKinley Ave., Youngstown, 44509; 330-740-7116. 2 p.m.

125th Anniversary Trolley Tours. Ford Nature Education Center, Mill Creek MetroParks; 840 Old Furnace Road, Youngstown, 44511; 330-740-7107. Boards at Ford Nature Center. April 16, 19, 24. 2 p.m. or  3:30 p.m. Adults: $7 R, $10 NR; 12 and under/60 and over: $5 R, $8 NR. Additional fees after deadline.

MONDAY 25

Friends of the Austintown Library Program and Meeting. Public Library, Austintown branch, 600 South Raccoon Road, 44515; 330-744-8636. Dr. Alton Merrell, YSU, will direct the talented Jazz Musicians Program. 10 a.m.

It’s All About Yarn. Public Library, Boardman Branch, 7680 Glenwood Ave., 44512; 330-744-8636. Bring in your crochet, knitting, plastic canvas, or “anything with yarn” project and learn from one another. Participants are encouraged to bring all yarn UFOs (unfinished objects). For teens and adults. 11 a.m.

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 “Murder at the Breakers” by Alyssa Maxwell. For teens and adults. 11 a.m.

Smart Money: Every Penny Counts. Public Library, multiple branches; 330-744-8636. Learn some creative (and mostly painless) ways to save money. We’ll even get you started on the road to savings with a free piggy bank. For teens and adults. Canfield Library, 6:30 p.m., Monday, April 25; Sebring Library, 3 p.m., Saturday, April 30.

Chapter Chat Book Club. Public Library, Austintown branch, 600 South Raccoon Road, 44515; 330-744-8636. Love books? Come to the Chapter Chat Book Club where we will be reading and discussing a book together every month. Each month will be a new genre. This month’s book: “Black-Eyed Susans” by Julia Heaberlin. For adults. 6 p.m.

Music for the Masses: Music Club. Public Library, Main Library, 305 Wick Ave., Youngstown, 44503; 330-744-8636. Spring Forward. Psychedelic and upbeat music month. Come, listen, and discuss, whether you are familiar with the artist or not. For teens and adults. 6:30 p.m.

Tuesday 26

Movie Night. Warren-Trumbull County Public Library, Cortland Branch Library, 578 Lakeview Drive, Cortland; 330-638-6335. In celebration of Shakespeare’s birthday, the library be showing a film adapted from his play, ‚“The Taming of the Shrew” on the big screen in the library meeting room. (Film rated PG-13; runtime 98 minutes.) 6 p.m.

Introduction to Foundation Maps. Public Library, Main Library, 305 Wick Ave., Youngstown, 44503; 330-744-8636. Join the Library at the Main Library Computer Center and learn how to effectively search Foundation Maps. Foundation Maps Professional 2.0 offers features that allow you to research funders in new ways, understand funding trends in your issue area, and see your organization in the context of the broader field. For adults. 6:30 p.m.

Mother’s Day Craft Night. Public Library, Poland Branch, 311 S. Main St., 44514; 330-744-8636. Mother’s Day is coming up–join the Library to make a special gift to give to Mom or another special woman. All materials provided. Call 330-744-8636 or stop by Poland librarians’ desk to register. Grades 3 and up. 6:30 p.m.

Audubon Society/Mahoning Valley: Introductory Birding for Kids. Mill Creek MetroParks Farm, 7574 Columbiana-Canfield Road, Canfield; 330-702-3000. Katie Shipka and Anne Kravitz will present “Introductory Birding for Kids.” All kids are encouraged to bring a parent. 7-8 p.m.

Wednesday 27

Art WORKS. Warren-Trumbull County Public Library, Main Library, 444 Mahoning Ave. N.W., Warren, 44483; 330-399-8807, extension 206. Make a fun masterpiece while experimenting with different art media at the library. For kids in grades 1-6. Registration is required. 4 p.m.

Smart Money Bingo. Public Library, Newport branch, 3730 Market St., Youngstown, 44507; 330-744-8636.   Celebrate Smart money Week with fun and prizes for the whole family. Picture bingo for all ages. 5 p.m.

Windows Basics. Warren-Trumbull County Public Library, Cortland Branch Library, 578 Lakeview Drive, Cortland; 330-638-6335. Learn some of the basics of Windows 7. Topics include changing wallpaper, adding shortcuts to the desktop and toolbar, managing titles, and folders. Familiarity with a mouse, keyboard, and computer is helpful. Registration is required for computer classes. Contact the Main Library at (330) 399-8807 ext. 201 to sign up for this class. 5:30-7:30 p.m.

Get Golf Ready Adult Clinic Lesson Series. Mill Creek Driving Range and Practice Facility, Mill Creek Golf Course, Mill Creek MetroParks, W. Golf Drive, Boardman, 44512; 330-740-7122. PGA Professionals will show you that there are lots of ways to play by combining fun, friends and fitness. Register at Mill Creek Golf Course. Mix and match clinics: $25 – one day clinic, $45 – any two clinics, $60 – any three clinics, $100 any seven clinics. Occurs April 27, May 11, 25, June 8, 22, July 6, 20, Aug. 3, 17. 6-7:30 p.m.

Play with Clay. Public Library, Boardman Branch, 7680 Glenwood Ave., 44512; 330-744-8636. Bring two or three polymer clay colors of your choice and make a special gift. Limited space so adults and teens may register by calling 330-744-8636 and ask for the Boardman library.  6 p.m.

Read to Roxie, a Registered Therapy Dog. Public Library, Poland Branch, 311 S. Main St., 44514; 330-744-8636. Relax and read to Roxie, a registered therapy dog with Therapy Dogs International. Each child will be given a 15-minute reading session while spots remain. Call 330-744-8636 and ask for the Poland Library to register. For grades 1-4. 6 p.m.

Friends of PLYMC Meeting and CSI Y’Town Program Featuring Author Allan May. Public Library, Canfield branch; 43 W. Main St., 44406; 330-744-8636. Author Allan May will talk about his new book, “Gambling Dens in Northeast Ohio During the 1930s and 1940s.” The Friends of PLYMC General Membership Meeting begins at 6 p.m. For adults. 6 p.m.

Google Calendar. Public Library, Main Library, 305 Wick Ave., Youngstown, 44503; 330-744-8636. Learn the basics of using Google Calendar including adding events, linking documents, adding and sharing calendars, printing calendars, sending/accepting/declining invitations, and color coding. To register, call 330-744-8636 and ask for Information Services. For adults. 6:30 p.m.

The Presidents: Book Discussion Group. Warren-Trumbull County Public Library, Howland Branch Library, 9095 East Market St., Howland; 330-856-2011. Read this month’s featured book, “The Man Who Saved the Union: Ulysses Grant in War and Peace” by H. W. Brands, and then join in the discussion. 7 p.m.

Thursday 28

Herbs: Identification, Uses & Recipes. Warren-Trumbull County Public Library, Cortland Branch Library, 578 Lakeview Drive, Cortland; 330-638-6335. Kadey Kimpel will bring several samples and explain some of their uses, plus she’ll share recipes. 11 a.m.

Bluebell Trolley. Ford Nature Education Center, Mill Creek MetroParks; 840 Old Furnace Road, Youngstown, 44511; 330-740-7107. After viewing Mill Creek Park’s bluebells, we’ll head out to view the carpet of them in Poland Municipal Forest. Register/pay at least 2 days in advance at Ford Nature Center. 12:30-2:30 p.m. or 3-5 p.m. Adults: $8 R, $11 NR; 12 and under/60 and over: $6 R, $9 NR. Additional fee after deadline.

Ladies Night Out. Mill Creek Golf Course, Mill Creek MetroParks, W. Golf Drive, Boardman, 44512; 330-740-7122. A night out for the women of Mill Creek features a golf clothing trunk show, give-a-ways, contests and prizes. Drink specials, popcorn and appetizers will be on hand as well. Call Mill Creek Golf Shop to register. 5-9 p.m. $15.

Mother’s Day Body Scrubs. Public Library, Austintown branch, 600 South Raccoon Road, 44515; 330-744-8636. Learn the components needed to make an exfoliating body scrub out of household ingredients. Make one to take home or to give to a special person for Mother’s Day. Registration is required. 6 p.m.

music @ night

Apollo Maennerchor. Acoustic. 8 p.m.

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

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

Friday 29

Botanical Mornings. Fellows Riverside Gardens, Mill Creek MetroParks, 123 McKinley Ave., Youngstown, 44509; 330-740-7116. 9-10 a.m. Register/pay by April 27. $5.

Stuffed Animal Sleepover. Warren-Trumbull County Public Library, Main Library, 444 Mahoning Ave. N.W., Warren, 44483; ; 330-399-8807, extension 206. Bring a stuffed animal and join us for a ‚“pajama party” 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. For children in preschool to first grade. Registration is required. 4 p.m.

Frog Walk. Vickers Nature Preserve,Mill Creek MetroParks; 330-740-7107. During spring, male frogs serenade the females. The walk will listen, look, catch, and release in the “froggiest place” in Mill Creek MetroParks. Flashlights permitted and boots required. Easy, 1 mile. 8-9:30 p.m.

Liz Rubino: Woman Under the Covers. Anne Christman Hall, Stambaugh Auditorium, 1000 Fifth Ave., Youngstown, 44504; 330-259-0555. http://www.stambaughauditorium.com. Liz Rubino’s “Woman Under the Covers” will feature an evening of music written and performed by men. Artists range from Bing Crosby, Simon and Garfunkel and Michael Jackson to The Eagles and Dave Matthews. The performance will feature musical direction and piano by Jack Ciarniello, with David DePanicis, Abby Gross, Roger Lewis and Vincent Vivacqua comprising the band. Nikita Jones and Anne Marie Setting will provide back-up vocals. 8 p.m. $20-$10.

music @ night

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

Magic Tree. The Millbillys.  8:30-11:30 p.m.

Pressed. Open Mike Night. 6 p.m.

Saturday 30

El Dia Celebration. Public Library, East branch, 430 Early Road, Youngstown, 44505; 330-744-8636. El dia de los ninos/El dia de los libros (Children’s Day/Book Day) is an everyday celebration of children, families, and reading that emphasizes the importance of advocating literacy for children of all linguistic and cultural backgrounds. Come and enjoy a craft to celebrate this day. For the family. Library hours.

Attracting Monarchs. Fellows Riverside Gardens, Fellows Riverside Gardens, Mill Creek MetroParks, 123 McKinley Ave., Youngstown, 44509; 330-740-7116. Learn how to attract monarch butterflies with tips from Ellen Speicher that include providing simple food and breeding sites for these lovely butterflies. Register/pay by April 28. 10-11:30 a.m. $14; FFRG $12.

Weekly: Northside Farmers Market. Elm and Baldwin streets., Youngstown; 330-518-6971. 10 a.m.-1 p.m.

Kite Fest: Spring Skies Over Rock Ridge. Wick Recreation Area, Mill Creek MetroParks, 1926 McCollum Road, Youngstown, 44509; 330-740-7112. 11 a.m.-4 p.m.

Night at the Stadium. Barnes & Noble, 381 Boardman Poland Road, Youngstown, 44512; 330-629-9436. A baseball stadium comes to life in this magical picture book written by Phil Bildner and illustrated by Tom Booth from the publishing imprint of legendary sports icon Derek Jeter. Activities will follow. 11 a.m.

Slime-Time @ Your Library. Public Library, Newport branch, 3730 Market St., Youngstown, 44507; 330-744-8636.   Bring the family and have fun as you experience different types of ooey-gooey slime. Wear old clothes. 2 p.m.

See It. Try It. Learn It. Public Library, Main Library, 305 Wick Ave., Youngstown, 44503; 330-744-8636. Music – it’s all about the beat in the library. Play games and participate in activities that involve music. Visit the YOLO Maker Space to find out how to earn the music badge. Grades K-8. 2:30 p.m.

music @ night

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

Magic Tree. Nick Kerpsack. 8-11 p.m.

The Manor. Frank Castellano. 7:30 p.m.

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