Calendar (Week 1) – September 1-7, 2016

Thursday 1

Multiple branches: Baby Brilliant: Bonding with Babies & Books. For caregivers and their little ones who are 6 to 23 months. Twenty minutes of language enrichment including rhymes, songs and stories, followed by time to play and socialize. Children must be accompanied by an adult. Austintown Library, 10 a.m., Tuesday, Sept. 6, 13, 20, 27; Boardman, 10 a.m., Tuesday, Sept. 6, 13, 20, 27; Canfield, 10 a.m., Thursday, Sept. 1, 8, 15, 22; Poland, 10 a.m., Wednesday, Sept. 7, 14, 21, 28. 10 a.m.

Multiple branches: Coupon Swap @ the Library. 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. Adults. Austintown, Library hours, September; Canfield, Library hours, September; Sebring, Library hours, September; Tri-Lakes, Library hours, September.

I-Spy @ the Library. Public Library, Main Library, 305 Wick Ave., Youngstown, 44503; 330-744-8636. We spy with our many eyes… a 3D I-Spy board at the library. Can you find the hidden objects that are tricky to spy? Come to Main Library library, where each week the board will feature different objects to find. Random drawing prizes will be awarded. Fun for all ages. Library hours in September.

Multiple branches: Gotta Move Story Time. For children ages 2-5 who are accompanied by a caregiver. Join the Library for a variety of musical and movement activities that appeal to the “young and restless,” stimulate brain development, and motivate language learning. Adults and kids, get ready to act out stories and rhymes, sing and dance, talk and play. Toddlers, Preschoolers. Austintown, 10 a.m., Thursday, Sept. 1, 8, 22, 29; Canfield, 10 a.m., Wednesday, Sept. 7, 14, 21, 28; Canfield, 11:30 a.m., Wednesday, Sept. 7, 14 21, 28; Sebring, 11 a.m., Thursday, Sept. 8; Tri-Lakes, 11 a.m., Thursday, Sept. 29. 10 a.m.

Multiple branches: Baby Brilliant: Tales & Talk for 2s & 3s. Join the Library for 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, 10 a.m., Wednesday, Sept. 7, 14, 21, 28; Boardman, 10 a.m., Wednesday, Sept. 7, 14, 21, 28; Canfield, 10 a.m., Tuesday, Sept. 6, 13, 20, 27; Poland, 10:30 a.m., Thursday, Sept. 1, 8, 15, 22, 29. 10:30 a.m.

Multiple branches: Baby Brilliant: Tales & Talk for 2s & 3s. Join the Library for 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, 10 a.m., Wednesday, Sept. 7, 14, 21, 28; Boardman, 10 a.m., Wednesday, Sept. 7, 14, 21, 28; Canfield, 10 a.m., Tuesday, Sept. 6, 13, 20, 27; Poland, 10:30 a.m., Thursday, Sept. 1, 8, 15, 22, 29. 10:30 a.m.

DIY Your Locker. Public Library, Austintown Library, 600 South Raccoon Road, 44515; 330-744-8636. Go back to school in style. We’ll show you how to decorate and organize your locker. For teens in grades 7-12. 3 p.m.

Patio Pals. Main Library of the Warren-Trumbull County Public Library, 444 Mahoning Ave., N.W., Warren; 330-399-8807 ext. 206. Features the library’s weekly gardening program. Using primarily organic methods, grow edible and ornamental plants. Reap the benefits of exploring and learning about the natural world through a wide variety of stories and STEAM (science, technology, engineering, arts, and math) activities. Registration is required each week. For youth ages 6 to 12. Occurs Sept. 1, 8, 15, 22, 29. 4 p.m.

Multiple branches: Basic Computer Class. 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 Basic Computer Class and the name of the library. Adults. Austintown, 6:30 p.m., Tuesday, Sept. 6; Canfield, 6:30 p.m., Thursday, Sept. 1; Main Library, 3 p.m., Tuesday, Sept. 20. 6:30 p.m.

Guest Artist Recital: Wilson Poffenberger, saxophone; Nancy DeSalvo, piano. Bliss Recital Hall. Bliss Hall, YSU, WIck Avenue at Spring Street, Youngstown, 44555; 330-941-3636. 7:30 p.m.

live music 

Apollo Maennerchor. Terry and Diane McCabe. 7 p.m.

Quaker Steak/Warren. Richard Boston. 5-8 p.m.

Vintage Estate. Open Mike Night. Steve Vuich. 9 p.m.

Friday 2

Chair to Mat Movement. Fellows Riverside Gardens, Mill Creek MetroParks, 123 McKinley Ave., Youngstown, 44509; 330-740-7116. Designed to increase mobility and flexibility for those who find seated floor movement challenging. Breathing techniques, as well as mindfulness practices make this class accessible to most anyone for health and fitness, as well as for relaxation. All movement is done seated in chairs, and in standing positions on a mat. Drop-in. 9-10 a.m. $10/class.

Chair Yoga. Public Library, Canfield Library; 43 W. Main St., 44406; 330-744-8636. Pay as you attend, $10 a class. Dress comfortably. The first Friday of every month. Adults. 10 a.m., Friday, Sept. 2, 9, 16, 23, 30.

Multiple branches: Baby Brilliant: Playtime at Your Library. Prepare for Kindergarten through play. We’ll read a story and have fun with developmentally appropriate games and activities that you can do with your child to help them get ready for Kindergarten. Activities will vary at each program. For ages 2-6. All children under 7 must be accompanied by an adult. Austintown Library, 10 a.m., Thursday, Sept. 15; Boardman, 6:30 p.m., Tuesday, Sept. 13; Canfield, 10 a.m., Friday, Sept. 9; Main Library, 6 p.m., Wednesday, Sept. 7; Newport, 10:30 a.m., Friday, Sept. 2; and Poland, 6 p.m., Tuesday, Sept. 20. 10:30 a.m.

livE music

Crickets. Dead Flowers. 6-9 p.m.

El Jalapeno/Austintown. Davis and Henner. 6 p.m.

Frieda’s. Live jazz. 9 p.m.

Saturday 3 

Pointview Gardens Workday. 1903 South Heights Ave., Youngstown, 44502; 330-480-0423. The Youngstown Neighborhood Development Corporation (YNDC) will lead this workday. Volunteers are welcome. 8:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m.

Howland Farmers Market. Richard E. Orwig Park, E. Market and Willow Drive, Howland, 44484; 330-856-2340. http://www.HowlandTownship.org 9 a.m.-1 p.m. Honey; homemade jam; farm eggs; grass-fed meats; baked goods and specialty products. 9 a.m.-1 p.m.

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

Beyond Ancestry Class. Main Library of the Warren-Trumbull County Public Library, 444 Mahoning Ave., N.W., Warren; 330-399-8807 ext. 202. Learn how to use the library’s free subscription databases, plus other resources for family research. Registration is required. 10 a.m.

Micro Cars: Mini Wonders. National Packard Museum, 1899 Mahoning Ave. N.W., Warren, 44483; 330-394-1899. This limited-run exhibit features some of the smallest and most unusual cars ever built, including Crosleys, King Midgets, Isettas and Messerschmidts. Occurs Sept. 3-Dec. 23. Noon-5 p.m., Tuesday-Saturday; 1-5 p.m., Sunday. $8 (adults), $5 (seniors age 65+). $5 (Children 7-12).

Ink & Paper Writer’s Club for Teens. Main Library of the Warren-Trumbull County Public Library, 444 Mahoning Ave., N.W., Warren; 330-399-8807. A teen-led writers club. For teens entering grades 7 to 12. 2 p.m.

Fall Classic Car & Bike Cruise-In at the Winery Greene Eagle Winery. 2576 Davis Peck Road, Cortland, 44410; 330-583-9463. http://www.GreeneEagle.com Bring your wheels to the winery! All makes and models welcome. D.J. plays music throughout the afternoon. Dash plaques; goodie bag from first 50 registrants; door prizes; 50/50 charity raffle; and food and beverages available for purchase. Evening bonfire with musical entertainment. 3-10 p.m.

livE music

Dash Inn. Stormy Weather. 5 p.m.

Frieda’s. Live jazz. 9 p.m.

Magic Tree. Davis and Henner. 8-11 p.m.

Mastropietro Winery. Jim Golen. 7-10 p.m.

Mocha House. Full House. 6:30-9:30 p.m.

Suzie’s/Downtown. YSU Back to School Bash. 6 p.m.

Quaker Steak/Boardman. Richard Boston. 8-11 p.m.

SUNDAY 4

Sunday Open House.  John Stark Edwards House Museum, 303 Monroe St. N.W., Warren, 44483; 330-394-4653. http://www.TrumbullCountyHistory.org. This month’s featured program, “The Packard Family,” is presented by Dan Mathey. Optional tours of the Edwards House, home of the Trumbull County Historical Society, follow from 3-5 p.m. 2-5 p.m.

Sunday Afternoon at the Warren Heritage Center. Kinsman House, 303 Mahoning Ave. N.W., Warren, 44483; 330-372-0237. Includes a featured program followed by a tour of the historic Kinsman House, now home of the Warren Heritage Center. 2-5 p.m.

Monday 5

labor Day

Tuesday 6

Attention All Pokemon Trainers Through Grade 12: PLYMC libraries are PokeStops. Stop in and Get a Free Gift. Kids through Grade 12: Come to the library Sept. 6-17, tell the library staff that you’re there to hunt for Pokemon and you will receive a glow stick. Check out library materials that day or get a library card and you can receive an additional prize. Your library has always been the place to get your favorite books, DVDs and music CDs and now you can get your Pokemon gear as well. The Pokemon Library project is for kids through grade 12. *Limit: one of each item per participant. All Libraries, library hours, Sept. 6-17.

Blood Pressure Screenings by the Mahoning Chapter of the American Red Cross. Public Library, Boardman Library, 7680 Glenwood Ave., 44512; 330-744-8636. 12:30-2:30 p.m.

Ongoing: 125th Anniversary Trolley Tours. Ford Nature Education Center, Mill Creek MetroParks; 840 Old Furnace Road, Youngstown, 44511; 330-740-7107. See views of the stunning natural and historic features of 125-year-old Mill Creek Park, Ohio’s first park district. Limited seating. Register/pay at least two days in advance at Ford Nature Center. 2-3 p.m.; 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.

Warren Farmers Market. Courthouse Square, downtown Warren; 330-881-7698. http://www.WarrenFarmersMarket.org. Features produce, specialty items; nutritional education and yoga. Every Tuesday through Oct. 4. 3-6 p.m.

Rock Your Locker. Public Library, Main Library, 305 Wick Ave., Youngstown, 44503; 330-744-8636. Your locker is your home-away-from-home, so come to the library and we’ll show you how to make it your own. Please call or stop by the Main Library to register. Teens, Tweens. 3:30 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. Till 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 Sept. 6 and Oct. 4. 4:30-7:30 p.m.

Multiple branches: Family Night Bingo – Picture bingo. This program is FUN for the whole family. Prizes. Brownlee Woods, 5 p.m., Tuesday, Sept. 6; Struthers, 5 p.m., Thursday, Sept. 8; Newport , 5 p.m., Thursday, Sept. 15. 5 p.m.

SCORE Appointment @ 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 @ the Library. Two volunteers from SCORE, Counselors to America’s Small Business, will be available in the Business and Investment Center of Main Library to provide advice and answer questions from 5:30-7:30 p.m. The service is free. To talk to a business professional from SCORE, call 330-941-2948 for an appointment. Adults. 5:30 p.m.

Night Owl Storytime. Public Library, Boardman Library, 7680 Glenwood Ave., 44512; 330-744-8636. An evening story time for children ages 3-5. Each child must be accompanied by an adult in this 30 minute program featuring finger plays, stories, and a craft activity. 6:30 p.m., Tuesday, Sept. 6, 20, 27.

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. 6:30 p.m.

Get Connected with eBooks and Digital Magazines@Your Library. Public Library, Canfield Library; 43 W. Main St., 44406; 330-744-8636. Would you like to learn about all that OverDrive can do for you? Join the Library in this beginners class where you will learn how to set up an OverDrive account, download materials, and get an overview of the OverDrive features. Registration is required and space is limited. Call 330-744-8636 to register. Adults. 6:30 p.m.

Wednesday 7

Baby Brilliant: Pre-Kindergarten Storytime. Public Library, Austintown Library, 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. We will use books, stories, rhymes, music, movement, and crafts to help your child get ready for kindergarten. 11:30 a.m., Wednesday, Sept. 7, 14, 21, 28.

Ongoing: Tai Chi Step One in the Gardens. Fellows Riverside Gardens, Mill Creek MetroParks, 123 McKinley Ave., Youngstown, 44509; 330-740-7116. Ease stress, improve health, and increase vitality. Warm-ups, breathing exercises and selected movements from a classic Chen Tai Chi form. Drop-in. Noon-1 p.m. $10/class.

Music at Noon: Dave Morgan, bass and Friends. Butler Institute of American Art, 524 Wick Ave., Youngstown, 44505; 330-941-3636. 12:15 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.

Construction Club. Brookfield Branch Library, 7032 Grove St., Brookfield; 330-448-8134. Youth in kindergarten to grade 6 can create with the library’s collection of LEGO bricks and Lincoln Logs (all structures will remain at the library). 5 p.m.

Yoga Class. Public Library, Poland Library, 311 S. Main St., 44514; 330-744-8636. Friends of PLYMC is sponsoring a Yoga class every Wednesday at the Poland Library in the meeting room. Pay as you attend, $10 a session. Adults. 5-6 p.m., Wednesday, Sept. 7, 14, 21, 28.

Tales to Tails. Public Library, Canfield Library; 43 W. Main St., 44406; 330-744-8636. Sign up to read aloud to a registered therapy dog. Readers of all levels and abilities are welcome. Helps develop reading skills, promotes confidence, and encourages a love of reading. Each session is 15 minutes. Bring a book of your choice. For children grades K and up. Dogs are provided by K9’s for Compassion, a community partner of Pet Partners. Sign up required. Call 330-744-8636. School children. 6 p.m.

Men’s Garden Club. Fellows Riverside Gardens, Mill Creek MetroParks, 123 McKinley Ave., Youngstown, 44509; 330-740-7116. 7 p.m.

Multiple branches: Color Your World. Join the Library for a relaxing evening of adult coloring. Coloring sheets and materials will be provided, or you’re welcome to bring your own. Colorful, light refreshments will be served. Teens and adults. Austintown, 6-7 p.m., Thursday, Sept. 8; Poland, 7-8:30 p.m., Wednesday, Sept. 7. 7 p.m.

Sing, Sing, Sing – Pops Concert 2016: YSU Wind Ensemble. Harrison Common, Walnuts Street at Harrison, YSU; 330-941-3636. Rain location is Bliss Hall, Room 2326. 7 p.m.

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