Calendar (Week 4) – July 23-31, 2016

Saturday 23   

Across the Finish Line with Pete the Cat. Various branches. Stories, games, and fun for children of all ages. And, don’t forget to bring your camera and have your picture taken with the cool and groovy Pete the Cat. Poland Library, 10 a.m., Saturday, July 23; Newport Library, 4 p.m., Monday, July 25; Main Library, 11 a.m., Monday, July 25; Canfield Library, 10 a.m., Tuesday, July 26* (*refreshments); Austintown Library, 11 a.m., Wednesday, July 27; Boardman Library, 11 a.m., Thursday, July 28. 10 a.m.

KidZFest 2016. Courthouse Square, downtown Warren; 330-638-2959. For children and youth 4-16 and their families. Features rides, puppets, music and lunch. This event is a collaboration between the Trumbull County Prayer Movement and the Trumbull County Community of Christians. Noon-4 p.m.

The Incredible Unforgettable Bug Lab Experience with Dr. Insecta. Public Library, Canfield branch; 43 W. Main St., 44406; 330-744-8636.  Dr. Insecta will introduce a fascinating array of live insects. All ages. 2 p.m.

You Scream, I Scream. Public Library, Newport branch, 3730 Market St., Youngstown, 44507; 330-744-8636. We all scream for ice cream. A fun way to cool off for the entire family and a great way to celebrate National Ice Cream Day, which is the third Sunday in July. For the entire family. Registration required. 2 p.m.

49th Annual Grecian Festival. St Demetrios Community Center, 3223 Atlantic St., Warren; 330-394-9021. http://www.StDemetriosWarren.org. Features ethnic food, pastries, music, dancing, rides, games and entertainment.  July 20-24. 4:30-11:30 p.m.

livE music

Apollo Maennerchor. Coleville. 9 p.m.

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

Mosquito Lake State Park. Amanda Jones. 5-8 p.m.

Quaker Steak/Boardman. Teddy Pantelas. 8-11 p.m.

Suzie’s. Locals and Leo D’Angelo. 9 p.m.

Sunday 24

125th Anniversary Trolley Tour. Ford Nature Education Center, Mill Creek MetroParks; 840 Old Furnace Road, Youngstown, 44511; 330-740-7107. Relax on the Cohasset Express while enjoying views of the stunning 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. Additional fees after deadline.

49th Annual Grecian Festival. St Demetrios Community Center, 3223 Atlantic St., Warren; 330-394-9021. http://www.StDemetriosWarren.org. Features ethnic food, pastries, music, dancing, rides, games and entertainment.  July 20-24. 4:30-11:30 p.m.

MONDAY 25 

It’s All About Yarn. Public Library, Boardman Branch, 7680 Glenwood Ave., 44512; 330-744-8636. Bring in your crochet, knitting, plastic canvas, and learn from one another. For teens and adults. 11 a.m.

Entrepreneurship/Career Information Week. Public Library, Main Library, 305 Wick Ave., Youngstown, 44503; 330-744-8636. This week includes: steps to open your own business in Ohio; studying different types of businesses; finding marketing demographics; learning about requirements for different career fields in business; and the latest trends in new business development. To register, call and ask for Information Services or register online using the events calendar. For teens and adults. July 25-28. 2-4 p.m.

KSU Summer Stock: The Tarheel Tales. Lordstown Branch Library, 1471 Salt Springs Road, Lordstown; 330-824-2094. Appalachian folktales for all ages. 2 p.m.

Get Growing @ Your Library. Howland Branch Library, 9095 East Market St., Howland Township; 330-856-2011. This program will focus on container gardening of edible and ornamental plants. For kids ages 6 to 12. Registration is required. 3 p.m.

Get connected with Digital Media@ your library. Public Library, Poland Branch, 311 S. Main St., 44514; 330-744-8636. Download free ebooks, audiobooks, movies, TV shows, music, complete issues of magazines and more to your computer and mobile devices. Call 330-744-8636 and ask for the Poland. Adults. 6 p.m.

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

Nightmare Before Christmas: Downtown Youngstown Summer Outdoor Movie Series. 229 E. Front St., Youngstown. Movies occur Mondays on the lawn of the Covelli Centre. Movie rainouts will be show the next day (Tuesday) at dusk. July’s schedule: “Creature from the Black Lagoon (1954), July 5; “Howl’s Moving Castle” (2004), July 11; “Guardians of the Galaxy” (2014), July 18; “Nightmare Before Christmas” (1993), July 25. Movies begin at dusk. Free.

Tuesday 26

Stevens Puppets Present Aladdin. Public Library, Poland Branch, 311 S. Main St., 44514; 330-744-8636. For children of all ages. 10 a.m.

Summer Arts Day Camp 2016. Butler Institute of American Art/Trumbull Branch, 9350 E. Market St., Howland; 330-743-1107, extension 114. http://www.ButlerArt.com. For ages 8-12 years. July 26-29. 10 a.m.-2 p.m.

The Madcap Puppets Present Monsters of Baseball. Public Library, Main Library, 305 Wick Ave., Youngstown, 44503; 330-744-8636. Giant puppets bring the history and tradition of baseball alive through songs, stories, and poems. 10 a.m., 2 p.m.

Stevens Puppets Present ‘Beauty and the Beast. Public Library, East branch, 430 Early Road, Youngstown, 44505; 330-744-8636. Stevens Puppets brings “Beauty and the Beast” to life with artistic staging, hand carved puppets and clever effects. All ages. 2 p.m.

KSU Summer Stock: The Tarheel Tales. Main Library of the Warren-Trumbull County Public Library, 444 Mahoning Ave., N.W., Warren; 330-399-8807 ext. 206. Appalachian folktales. For all ages. 2 p.m.

Weekly: Warren Farmers Market. Courthouse Square Park, downtown Warren; 330-881-7698. http://www.WarrenFarmersMarket.org. Fresh produce and specialty items, nutritional education, yoga, and more. Every Tuesday through Oct. 4. July 5, 12, 19, 26. 3-6 p.m.

Wednesday 27

Pony Rides. Public Library, Boardman Branch, 7680 Glenwood Ave., 44512; 330-744-8636. All activities will be held outdoors, weather permitting. Rain date will be announced if needed. Children under 120 pounds may ride the ponies. For children of all ages. 10 a.m.-noon.

Branch Libraries End of Summer Reading Program Picnic and Puppet Show. Cortland Branch Library, 578 Lakeview Drive, Cortland; 330-638-6335. Featuers the Summer Reading Program 2016 grand finale. Food, fun and friends are a great way to end another summer of reading and learning. Open to all Summer Reading Program participants ages 3 to 12. Registration is required by July 25. 11 a.m.

Cortland Community Band Concert. Howland United Methodist Church, 730 Howland Wilson Road, N.E. (State Route 46), Howland; 330-652-3166. 7 p.m.

Thursday 28

Putting Through the Pages Indoor Miniature Golf. Main Library of the Warren-Trumbull County Public Library, 444 Mahoning Ave., N.W., Warren; 330-399-8807 ext. 206. Visit different books and see favorite characters as you putt through our mini-golf course inside the library. For ages 3 and up and their families. Registration is required. Thursday, July 28 from 2-5 p.m.; Friday, July 29 from 1-4 p.m.; Saturday, July 30 from 10 a.m-noon.  2-5 p.m.

Movie Night. Public Library, Austintown branch, 600 South Raccoon Road, 44515; 330-744-8636. Bring your own snacks and drinks to enjoy during the movie. Movie will be a newly released DVD rated PG or G. For the family. 6 p.m.

Appy Hour. Public Library, Poland Branch, 311 S. Main St., 44514; 330-744-8636. Learn all about popular apps for smartphones and mobile devices. Registration recommended, call 330-744-8636, and ask for Poland. For teens and adults. 6 p.m.

DIY Wine Cork Keychains. Public Library, Main Library, 305 Wick Ave., Youngstown, 44503; 330-744-8636. Learn how to upcycle wine corks into beautiful keychains. For adults and teens. 6:30 p.m.

Yellow Creek Park/Struthers Concert Series. Mauthe Park, 156 Smithfield St., Struthers, 44471; 330-755-7275. Concerts feature lawn seating.  7-8:30 p.m.

livE music 

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

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

Friday 29

Family Game Day @ the Library. Howland Branch Library, 9095 East Market St., Howland Township; 330-856-2011. For all ages. 11 a.m.-3 p.m.

Cross the Finish Line. Celebrate the End of Summer Reading. Public Library, Brownlee Woods Branch, 4010 Sheridan Road, Youngstown, 44514; 330-744-8636. Features giant-sized versions of popular games and activities. For tweens in grades 4-6. 2 p.m.

livE music

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

Suzie’s. East 9th. 9 p.m.

Magic Tree. Gary Markasky Project. 9 p.m.-midnight.

Saturday 30      

Doggy Meet & Greet. Public Library, Canfield branch; 43 W. Main St., 44406; 330-744-8636.  Get to know some of the Library’s favorite therapy dogs. 11 a.m.

Mini-Golf @ the Library. Public Library, Austintown branch, 600 South Raccoon Road, 44515; 330-744-8636. Play a round of mini-golf with your friends or family. 11 a.m.-4 p.m.

UFO’s: the Truth is Out There, with Chris Parsons from the Mutual UFO Network. Public Library, Boardman Branch, 7680 Glenwood Ave., 44512; 330-744-8636. Chris Parsons of the Mutual UFO Network will explain why many believe that the truth is out there. For adults and teens. 2 p.m.

Cross the Finish Line. Library Olympics. Public Library, East branch, 430 Early Road, Youngstown, 44505; 330-744-8636. Fun games, activities and competitions. Outdoor event-weather permitting. Children grades K-3. 2 p.m.

Live music

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

Lime Tree. Shag. 8-11 p.m.

Magic Tree. Labra Brothers. 9 p.m.-midnight.

Phoenix Fire Grill. Bridget Yurcisin. 8-11 p.m.

Quaker Steak and Lube. Richard Boston. 8-11 p.m.

Sunday 31

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