Calendar (Week 1) – June 1-7, 2016

Wednesday 1

#TBT Sports Edition. Multilple branches. Public Library of Youngstown and Mahoning County; 330-744-8636. Can you guess these sports legends from their Throwback Thursday pictures? Whoever gets the most answers correct will win a prize. For teens entering grades 7-12. Austintown Library, Library Hours, June; Tri-Lakes Library, Library Hours, June.

Coupon Swap @ the Library. Multilple branches. Public Library of Youngstown and Mahoning County; 330-744-8636. Do you have coupons you don’t need or need coupons you don’t have? Drop in during library hours to stretch your shopping dollars by swapping coupons. For adults. Austintown, Canfield, Sebring and Tri-Lakes: Library hours in June.

Chair to Mat Movement. Fellows Riverside Gardens, Mill Creek MetroParks, 123 McKinley Ave., Youngstown, 44509; 330-740-7116. This class is designed to increase mobility and flexibility for those who find seated floor movement challenging. Includes breathing techniques and mindfulness practices. Accessible to most anyone. All movement is done while seated in chairs and in standing positions. 9-10 a.m.

Recreational Hike. Ford Nature Education Center, Mill Creek MetroParks; 840 Old Furnace Road, Youngstown, 44511; 330-740-7107. Volunteer-led recreational hikes are faster-paced to focus on exercising in the outdoors. Meet at Ford Nature Center. Moderate, 2 or 4 miles. 9-10 a.m.

Ford Hunt (and Hike). Ford Nature Education Center, Mill Creek MetroParks; 840 Old Furnace Road, Youngstown, 44511; 330-740-7107. Stop by Ford Nature Center to locate 25 sunshines hidden to commemorate the park district’s 125th anniversary. Then go for a hike.  10 a.m.-5 p.m.

Gotta Move Story Time. Multilple branches. Public Library of Youngstown and Mahoning County; 330-744-8636. For children ages 2-5 who are accompanied by a caregiver. Canfield Library, 10 a.m., Wednesday, June 1, 8, 15, 22, 29; Canfield Library, 11:30 a.m., Wednesday, June 1, 8, 15, 22, 29; Austintown Library, 10 a.m., Thursday, June 9, 23, 30; Tri-Lakes Library, 11 a.m., Tuesday, June 14, 28. 10 a.m.

Baby Brilliant: Bonding with Babies & Books. Multilple branches. Public Library of Youngstown and Mahoning County; 330-744-8636. For 6 to 23 months. Children must be accompanied by an adult. Poland Library, 10 a.m., Wednesday, June 1, 8, 15, 22, 29; Canfield Library, 10 a.m., Thursday, June 2, 9, 16, 23, 30; Austintown Library, 10 a.m., Tuesday, June 7, 14, 21, 28; Boardman Library, 10 a.m., Tuesday, June 7, 14, 21, 28. 10 a.m.

Baby Brilliant: Tales & Talk for 2s & 3s. Multilple branches. Public Library of Youngstown and Mahoning County; 330-744-8636. Children must be with an adult. Austintown Library, 10 a.m., Wednesday, June 1; Poland Library, 10:30 a.m., Thursday, June 2; Canfield Library, 10 a.m., Tuesday, June 7, 14, 21, 28. 10 a.m.

Ongoing: Mercy Health Farmers Market. St. Elizabeth’s Youngstown, Park Avenue Lobby. 1044 Belmont Ave., Youngstown; 330-480-2380. Mercy Health has partnered with the Lake-to-River Food Cooperative, Trumbull Neighborhood Partnership and Youngstown Neighborhood Development Corporation to offer locally grown produce. Open the first Wednesday. Market dates are June 1, July 6. Aug. 3, Sept. 7 and Oct. 5. 11 a.m.-1 p.m

Baby Brilliant: Pre-Kindergarten Storytime. Public Library, Austintown branch, 600 South Raccoon Road, 44515; 330-744-8636. This program is for 4- and 5-year-olds to help develop pre-literacy and kindergarten readiness skills. 11:30 a.m.

T’ai Chi Step One in the Gardens. Fellows Riverside Gardens, Mill Creek MetroParks, 123 McKinley Ave., Youngstown, 44509; 330-740-7116. Join Marie Lew in warm-ups, breathing exercises and selected movements. Drop-in. $10/class. Noon-1 p.m.

Get in the Game – Read. Pep Rally Kick-Off. Warren-Trumbull County Public Library, Main Library, 444 Mahoning Ave. NW, Warren; 330-399-8807. Kick off summer at our library pep rally. Sign up to earn prizes by reading and learning, and enjoy refreshments, games, and a mascot meet and greet featuring the Cleveland Browns mascot, Chomps. 4 p.m.

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.

Yoga Class. Public Library, Poland Branch, 311 S. Main St., 44514; 330-744-8636. Every Wednesday in the Poland Library meeting room. Pay as you attend, $10 a session. For adults. 5-6 p.m., Wednesday, June 1, 8, 15, 22, 29. 5 p.m.

Baby Brilliant: Playtime at Your Library. Multilple branches. Public Library of Youngstown and Mahoning County; 330-744-8636.  For ages 2-6. All children under 7 must be accompanied by an adult. Main Library, 6 p.m., Wednesday, June 1; Newport Library, 10:30 a.m., Friday, June 3; Austintown Library, 10 a.m., Thursday, June 16; Canfield Library, 10 a.m., Saturday, June 18; Tri-Lakes Library, 11 a.m., Saturday, June 18. 6 p.m.

Coloring 4 Grown-Ups. Multilple branches. Public Library of Youngstown and Mahoning County; 330-744-8636. This program is for teens and adults only. Canfield Library, 6:30 p.m., Wednesday, June 1; Main Library, 6:30 p.m., Monday, June 13. 6:30 p.m.

Men’s Garden Club. Fellows Riverside Gardens, Mill Creek MetroParks, 123 McKinley Ave., Youngstown, 44509; 330-740-7116. Includes topics by local and regional speakers on horticulture and nature. Open to the public. Drop-in. 7-8 p.m. Free.

Color Your World. Public Library, Poland Branch, 311 S. Main St., 44514; 330-744-8636. For teens and adults. 7-8:30 p.m.

Thursday 2

Yoga in the Gardens. Fellows Riverside Gardens, Mill Creek MetroParks, 123 McKinley Ave., Youngstown, 44509; 330-740-7116. Marina Perdos teaches a blend of yoga styles. All levels are welcome. Bring a mat and small blanket. Drop-in. 9:30-11 a.m. $12/class.

125th Anniversary Trolley Tour. Ford Nature Education Center, Mill Creek MetroParks; 840 Old Furnace Road, Youngstown, 44511; 330-740-7107. Ride the Cohasset Express and see the natural and historic features of 125-year-old Mill Creek Park. Limited seating. Register/pay at least two days in advance at Ford Nature Center.  2-3 p.m. and 3:30-4:30 p.m. Adults: $7 R, $10 NR; 12 and under/60 and over: $5 R, $8 NR.

Summer Cafe. Public Library, Newport branch, 3730 Market St., Youngstown, 44507; 330-744-8636. Summer snacks and happenings in The Teen Room at Newport. For teens in grades 7-12. 4 p.m., Thursday, June 2, 9, 16, 23, 30. 4 p.m.

Summer Reading Kick-Off Party. Warren-Trumbull County Public Library, Howland Branch Library, 9095 East Market St., Howland; 330-856-2011. The fun begins at 5 p.m. with refreshments and crafts, and then at 6 p.m. Nate the Great will perform his amazing magic. Kids can sign up for our Summer Reading & Learning Program and teens and adults can learn how they can read for fun and prizes, too. For all ages. 5-7 p.m.

Ladies Golf School (Level I). Mill Creek Golf Course, Mill Creek MetroParks, W. Golf Drive, Boardman, 44512; 330-740-7122. Mill Creek MetroParks continues its inaugural Ladies Golf School series in June, July and August. June 2, 9, 16, and 30. 5:30-6:30 p.m. $99.

And the Rest is History Book Club. Public Library, Austintown branch, 600 South Raccoon Road, 44515; 330-744-8636.  For adults. 6 p.m.

Friday 3

Ford Hunt (and Hike). Ford Nature Education Center, Mill Creek MetroParks; 840 Old Furnace Road, Youngstown, 44511; 330-740-7107. Stop by Ford Nature Center to locate 25 sunshines hidden to commemorate the park district’s 125th anniversary. Then go for a hike. 10 a.m.-5 p.m.

Chair Yoga. Public Library, Canfield branch; 43 W. Main St., 44406; 330-744-8636. Held by the Friends of PLYMC. Pay as you attend, $10 a class. Dress comfortably. Class will meet every Friday. For adults. 10-11 a.m., Friday, June  3, 10, 17, 24. 10 a.m.

Book Sale. Warren-Trumbull County Public Library, Howland Branch Library, 9095 East Market St., Howland; 330-856-2011. Noon.-4 p.m.

music @ night

California Palms.  Guys Without Ties. 8 p.m.

Donna’s Diner. Steve Vuich. 5-7 p.m.

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

Saturday 4

19th Annual Youngstown Streetscape.  downtown Youngstown and surrounding areas. Youngstown Streetscape is an annual day of beautification in downtown Youngstown. This year’s theme is “Youngstown: This Bud’s For You.” Volunteers will beautify over 40 different locations throughout the greater downtown area. 8 a.m.-noon.

Ikebana Show. Fellows Riverside Gardens, Mill Creek MetroParks, 123 McKinley Ave., Youngstown, 44509; 330-740-7116. 9 a.m.-5 p.m.

Book Sale. Warren-Trumbull County Public Library, Howland Branch Library, 9095 East Market St., Howland; 330-856-2011. 9 a.m.-4 p.m.

Guided Kayak Tour. East Newport Boat Launch, East Newport Drive, Mill Creek MetroParks, Boardman, 44512; 330-740-7107. Features a naturalist or volunteer-escorted trip. Single kayaks and a tandem are available. Age and experience restrictions may apply. Register/pay at Ford Nature Center by two days prior. 10 a.m.-noon. $12 per person R; $15 per person NR; second person in tandem half price.

Ongoing: Northside Farmers Market. Elm and Baldwin streets, Youngstown; 330-518-6971. Weekly farmers and producers market is organized by the non-profit Common Wealth and features seasonal fruits and vegetables, baked goods, demonstrations and coffees. 10 a.m.-1 p.m. Free.

Medicare 101. Public Library, Main Library, 305 Wick Ave., Youngstown, 44503; 330-744-8636. For those new to Medicare, or planning for the future, this program provides information on Medicare, Medicare Advantage, and Medicare Supplemental insurance, including costs and eligibility requirements. The presentation will also review federal programs available to help those with low incomes pay for prescription and medical costs. The program will be conducted by an Ohio Senior Health Insurance Information (OSHIIP) volunteer. To register, call 330-744-8636 and ask for Information Services or register online using the events calendar. For adults. 10 a.m.

Ongoing: Iron Roots Urban Farm Plant Sale. Iron Roots Urban Farm, 822 Billingsgate Ave., Youngstown; 330-480-0423. The sale offers a variety of vegetables, herbs, flowers and berries. Cash, checks, debit, and EBT (for vegetables fruit and herbs) will accepted. Occurs on Saturdays through June 25. 10 a.m.-4 p.m.

MetroMutts: Farm Hike. MetroParks Bikeway MetroParks Farm Trailhead, -80.7617405, 41.0115495. Hike all four habitats of the Mindy Henning Memorial Trail at the MetroParks Farm with your dog. Bring boots. Moderate, 2.5 miles. 10-11:30 a.m.

Garden Adventure Day/ Fellows Riverside Gardens. Mill Creek MetroParks, 123 McKinley Ave., Youngstown, 44509; 330-740-7116. Includes plants, crafts, and more. Rain or shine. 11 a.m.-2 p.m.

Lit Youngstown Summer Workshop: Writing About Community with Sean Posey. Friends Specialty, 101 W. Federal St., Youngstown, 44503; LitYoungstown@gmail.com. Lit Youngstown will host three short workshops this summer. Author, journalist and photographer Sean Posey will lead a six-week workshop (June 4-July 16). From social media to local and national journalism, a lack of critical writing and research skills are often making topics of enormous importance more opaque than transparent. This class will guide writers who are interested in learning how to write in a concise and critical manner. The class will analyze and bring historical research to bear on contemporary writing, and pay special attention to local topics and history. Posey is a freelance writer, photographer and historian. He holds a bachelor’s degree in photojournalism from the Academy of Art University in San Francisco and a master’s degree in history from Youngstown State University. His work has been featured in a variety of publications. His first book, Lost Youngstown, was released in April. He is currently working on election year coverage for Bil Moyers. Reservations due in advance. 11 a.m.-12:30 p.m. $25 for the six-week series.

Garden Adventure Day-Fellows Riverside Gardens. Learn about the services the Public Library.  Fellows Riverside Gardens, 11 a.m.-2 p.m.

5th Annual RiverFest. B&O Station, 530 Mahoning Ave., Youngstown; 330-719-2337 or email mahoningriverfriends@gmail.com. Friends of the Mahoning River is sponsoring the event, which showcases the positive environmental aspects of the Mahoning River. The Trumbull Canoe Trails Club will give free kayak and canoe rides on the Mahoning and the Artists of the Rust Belt will host its Summer Art Festival. Vendors and activities will be set up outside. Other activities include face painting, clowns, craft tables, exhibits and children’s activities. Noon-5 p.m.

Ink & Paper Writer’s Club. Warren-Trumbull County Public Library, Main Library, 444 Mahoning Ave. NW, Warren; 330-399-8807. Join others with the same passion for the teen-led writers club. For teens entering grades 7 to 12. (Repeats 2 p.m., Saturday, June 18.) 2 p.m.

Saturday Movie Matinee. Public Library, Newport branch, 3730 Market St., Youngstown, 44507; 330-744-8636. Bring your own snacks and drinks to enjoy during the movie. Children age 7 years and younger must be with an adult. Movie will be a newly released DVD rated PG-13 to G. 2 p.m., Saturday, June 4 and 25. 2 p.m.

music @ night 

Alberini’s (Howland). Crossroads Blues Band. 8:30 p.m.

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

Leon’s. Analog Giant. 9 p.m.

Trax Lounge. Guys Without Ties. 7:30-11:30 p.m.

Up A Creek. Catch-22. 8-11 p.m.

SUNDAY 5

Ikebana Show. Fellows Riverside Gardens, Mill Creek MetroParks, 123 McKinley Ave., Youngstown, 44509; 330-740-7116. 9 a.m.-5 p.m.

10-Miler. Ford Nature Education Center, Mill Creek MetroParks; 840 Old Furnace Road, Youngstown, 44511; 330-740-7107. Wear your most comfortable hiking shoes for 10-mile hike. Starts at the Ford Nature Center and travels around Lake Cohasset, Lake Newport, and Lanterman’s Gorge. Difficult due to distance and terrain, 10 miles. 1-3 p.m.

Monday 6

On Your Mark, Get Set, Recycle. Multilple branches. Public Library of Youngstown and Mahoning County; 330-744-8636. Join Peg Flynn and Kim Lewis of the Mahoning County Green Team as they present Nancy Elizabeth Wallace’s “Recycle Every Day” during the Summer Reading Program. This tale is about a young bunny named Minna who is assigned with the task of creating a winning poster for the Recycling Community Calendar Contest. When Minna’s family learns about the contest, they share simple strategies to reduce, reuse, and recycle which is just the inspiration Minna needs to produce the perfect poster. After reading the story, program participants will create beautiful bouquets using recovered materials. At the conclusion of the program, children will receive an environmental action activity book and information to share with their parents. This program is recommended for children in grades Pre-K through 3. Austintown Library, 11 a.m., Monday, June 6; Springfield Library, 11 a.m., Monday, June 13; Tri-Lakes Library, 11 a.m., Wednesday, June 15; Boardman Library, 10 a.m., Friday, June 17; Greenford Library, 11 a.m., Tuesday, June 21; Sebring Library, 11 a.m., Monday, June 27. 11 a.m.

Monday Movie Matinees. Warren-Trumbull County Public Library, Main Library, 444 Mahoning Ave. NW, Warren; 330-399-8807. Watch a movie on the big screen in the library meeting room and then join in a discussion about the film. Call 330-399-8807 ext. 200 to find out what movie will be shown each week. June 6, 13, 20, 27. 2 p.m.

Beyond Ancestry. Warren-Trumbull County Public Library, Main Library, 444 Mahoning Ave. NW, Warren; 330-399-8807. ext. 202. This class will teach participants to use the library’s subscription databases plus a few other helpful research websites. Those taking the class should be familiar with navigating a computer using a mouse. Registration required. 6 p.m.

Get connected with Digital Media@ your library. Public Library, Poland Branch, 311 S. Main St., 44514; 330-744-8636. Would you like to learn how to download free ebooks, audiobooks, movies, tv shows, music, complete issues of magazines and more to your computer and mobile devices? Ask for the Poland branch to register. For adults. 6 p.m.

Couponing and Smart Saving Tips. Public Library, Canfield branch; 43 W. Main St., 44406; 330-744-8636. Come join the Library for an informative session on couponing and many other ways to save money. Be prepared to share your tips with others. To register, call and ask for Information Services or register online using the events calendar. For adults. 6:30 p.m.

Reader’s Choice Book Club. Public Library, Boardman Branch, 7680 Glenwood Ave., 44512; 330-744-8636. We will discuss “Everything I Never Told You,” by Celeste Ng.  Share your favorite books and find out what new ones are being published.  We will preview July’s book, “The All-Girl Filling Station’s Last Reunion,” by Fannie Flagg. For adults. 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 7

Yoga in the Gardens. Fellows Riverside Gardens, Mill Creek MetroParks, 123 McKinley Ave., Youngstown, 44509; 330-740-7116. Marina Perdos leads a blend of yoga styles. All levels are welcome. Bring a mat and small blanket. Drop-in. 9:30 a.m.-11 a.m. $12/class.

StoryWalk. Public Library, Poland Branch, 311 S. Main St., 44514; 330-744-8636. Join the Library on the Poland Village Town Hall lawn to walk, read, collect prizes and have fun celebrating the beginning of summer. For preschoolers and children up to Grade 3 who are accompanied by an adult. Drinks and a take-home treat will be served. 10 a.m.

Preschool Storytime. Warren-Trumbull County Public Library, Main Library, 444 Mahoning Ave. NW, Warren; 330-399-8807. For children ages 3 to 5. Occurs June 7, 14, 21, 28. 11 a.m.

Matt Jergens: Comedy Juggler. Warren-Trumbull County Public Library, Main Library, 444 Mahoning Ave. NW, Warren; 330-399-8807. Matt Jergens uses a variety of props to defy gravity. Kids participate in the fun and parents are not left out either – after all, somebody has to help him up on that tall unicycle. For all ages. 2 p.m.

Crafting Corner. Multilple branches. Public Library of Youngstown and Mahoning County; 330-744-8636. Join the Library for a special craft. All materials will be provided. Registration is required so sign up fast and reserve your spot. Call 330-744-8636 and specify East or Brownlee Woods Crafting Corner. East Library, 4 p.m., Tuesday, June 7; Brownlee Woods Library, 4 p.m., Wednesday, June 8. 4 p.m.

Ongoing: Mercy Health Farmers Market. Idora Neighborhood, corner of Glenwood and Sherwood avenues, Youngstown; for more information, call 330-480-2380. Mercy Health has partnered with the Lake-to-River Food Cooperative, Trumbull Neighborhood Partnership and Youngstown Neighborhood Development Corporation to offer locally grown produce. All markets are open to the public. The Idora market is open the first Tuesday and is sponsored by St. Elizabeth. Market dates are June 7, July 5, Aug. 2, Sept. 6, and Oct. 4. 4:30-7:30 p.m.

Ongoing: Mercy Health Farmers Market. North Park Avenue /Courthouse Square Park, downtown Warren; for more information, call 330-480-2380. Mercy Health has partnered with the Lake-to-River Food Cooperative, Trumbull Neighborhood Partnership and Youngstown Neighborhood Development Corporation to offer locally grown produce. All markets are open to the public. The Courthouse Square Park market is open the first Tuesday and is sponsored by St. Joseph. Market dates are June 7, July 5, Aug. 2, Sept. 6 and Oct. 4. 4:30-7:30 p.m.

Summer Reading Program Kick-Off Party. Warren-Trumbull County Public Library, Cortland Branch Library, 578 Lakeview Drive, Cortland; 330-638-6335.  Bring the family, sign up for Summer Reading, and join in the fun. For all ages. 5-7 p.m.

Recreational Hike. MetroParks Bikeway Kirk Road Trailhead, 6685 Kirk Road, Canfield; 330-740-7116. Volunteer-led recreational hikes. Moderate, 2 or 4 miles. 6-7 p.m.

How to Grow and Use Herbs. Warren-Trumbull County Public Library, Liberty Branch Library, 415 Churchill-Hubbard Road, Liberty; 330-759-2589. Master Gardener Kadey Kimpel will talk about growing and using herbs as well as their history. 6 p.m.

Fitness Support Group. Multilple branches. Public Library of Youngstown and Mahoning County; 330-744-8636. Join meetings to support each other in weight loss, fitness or any other health goals you have. We will be using a free fitness app to supplement our meetings. Each month we will discuss a different topic. For adults. Boardman Library, 6 p.m., Tuesday, June 7 (Topic: Counting Calories); Austintown Library, 6 p.m. Tuesday, June 14  (Topic: Fad Diets). 6 p.m.

From the Garden: Chillin’ and Grillin’. Fellows Riverside Gardens, Mill Creek MetroParks, 123 McKinley Ave., Youngstown, 44509; 330-740-7116. Features a food demonstration and tasting with chef David Armstrong. Register/pay by June 5. 6:30-8:30 p.m. $36; FFRG $30.

Walk-In SCORE @ the Library. Public Library, Main Library, 305 Wick Ave., Youngstown, 44503; 330-744-8636. Need advice on starting a business or helping your established business grow? Ask the pros with SCORE Counselor Nights @ the Library. Two volunteers from SCORE, Counselors to America’s Small Business, will be available to provide advice and answer questions from 6:30-8 p.m. For adults. 6:30-8 p.m.

Basic Computer Class. Multilple branches. Public Library of Youngstown and Mahoning County; 330-744-8636. Learn very basic computer skills. This is a beginner’s class that will cover use of a mouse, computer terms, and simple Internet use. Space is limited. Call 330-744-8636 to register and specify library branch and Basic Computer Class. For adults. Canfield Library, 6:30 p.m., Tuesday, June 7; Austintown Library, 11 a.m., Wednesday, June 8; Sebring Library, 11 a.m., Saturday, June 11; Main Library, 3 p.m., Tuesday, June 21. 6:30 p.m.

 

 

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