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

Tuesday 1

Yoga in the Gardens. Fellows Riverside Gardens, Mill Creek MetroParks, 123 McKinley Ave., Youngstown, 44509; 330-740-7116. Features yoga with Marina Perdos. Bring a mat and small blanket. Nov. 1, 3, 8, 10, 15, 17, 22, 29. 9:30-11 a.m.$12/class.

Ford Hunt & 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 turkeys hidden to commemorate the park district’s 125th anniversary. Then go for a hike of your choice, perhaps on the Ecology Trail, and keep your eyes open for the numerous wild turkeys that inhabit our area. Nov. 1-30. Tuesday-Saturday, 10 a.m.-5 p.m.; Sunday, noon-5 p.m.; Closed Monday.

Baby Brilliant: Bonding with Babies & Books. Multiple Library branches. For caregivers and children 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, Nov. 1, 8, 15, 22, 29; Boardman Library, 10 a.m., Tuesday, Nov. 1, 8, 15, 22, 29; Poland Library, 10 a.m., Wednesday, Nov. 2, 9, 16, 23, 30; Canfield Library, 10 a.m., Thursday, Nov. 3, 10.

America’s Schoolmaster: The Early Days of William Homes McGuffey. Fellows Riverside Gardens, Mill Creek MetroParks, 123 McKinley Ave., Youngstown, 44509; 330-740-7116. Learn more about the early days of McGuffey and his boyhood homestead located in Coitsville and now known as the McGuffey Wildlife Preserve, part of Mill Creek MetroParks. Ongoing. Tuesday-Sunday, 10 a.m.-5 p.m.

From Lilian’s Garden. Weller Gallery, Fellows Riverside Gardens, Mill Creek MetroParks, 123 McKinley Ave., Youngstown, 44509; 330-740-7116. The gardens of her homes in Greece and Ohio inspire the work of Vasiliki (Lilian) Filippou. Through Nov. 20. Tuesday-Sunday, 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Meet the artist from 1-3 p.m. on Nov. 4. Through Nov. 20. Tuesday-Sunday, 10 a.m.-5 p.m.

Baby Brilliant: Tales & Talk for 2’s & 3’s. Multiple Library branches. 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. Canfield Library, 10 a.m., Tuesday, Nov. 1, 8, 15, 22, 29; Austintown Library, 10 a.m., Wednesday, Nov. 2, 9, 16, 23, 30; Boardman Library, 10 a.m., Wednesday, Nov. 2, 9, 30; Poland Library, 10:30 a.m., Thursday, Nov. 3, 10. 10 a.m.

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. Drop-in. Nov. 1, 8, 15, 22, 29. 11:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m. $10/class.

Preschool Storytime. Main Library of the Warren-Trumbull County Public Library, 444 Mahoning Ave., N.W., Warren; 330-399-8807. Features stories and a craft related to a weekly theme and reinforces the development of early literacy skills. For children ages 3 to 5. Tuesdays, Nov. 1, 8, 15, 22, 29. 1 p.m.

Intro to Computers Class. Howland Branch Library, 9095 East Market St., Howland Township; 330-856-2011. These introductory classes are especially designed for the novice computer user. Registration is required. Contact the Main Library at 330-399-8807 ext. 201 to sign up for any of these free classes. Tuesday, Nov. 1 from 2-4 p.m.; Intro to the Internet Class: Tuesday, Nov. 8 from 2-4 p.m.; Intro to Email Class: Tuesday, Nov. 15 from 2-4 p.m. 2-4 p.m.

125th Anniversary Trolley Tours. Ford Nature Education Center, Mill Creek MetroParks; 840 Old Furnace Road, Youngstown, 44511; 330-740-7107. See stunning natural and historic views of 125-year-old Mill Creek Park aboard the Cohasset Express. Limited seating. Register/pay at least two days prior at Ford Nature Center. Nov. 1, 6. 2-3 p.m. or 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.

Book Buddies. Main Library of the Warren-Trumbull County Public Library, 444 Mahoning Ave., N.W., Warren; 330-399-8807 ext. 206. Features after school one-on-one reading practice and reading-related games. Grades 1 to 4 may sign up for a 30-minute session to practice their reading in a fun, stress-free environment with a trained volunteer. Registration is required each week. Tuesdays, Nov. 1, 8, 15. 4:30-6 p.m.

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. For adults. 5:30 p.m.

Sound Bath Experience. Fellows Riverside Gardens, Mill Creek MetroParks, 123 McKinley Ave., Youngstown, 44509; 330-740-7116. Ages 13 and older. A deep meditative experience with vibrations of gongs and crystal singing bowls led by Maria and Calvin Wagner. Register/pay by 4 p.m. on Nov. 1. 6-7 p.m. $25.

The Pillars of Health & Wellness: Super Foods II. Fellows Riverside Gardens, Mill Creek MetroParks, 123 McKinley Ave., Youngstown, 44509; 330-740-7116. Learn more about alkaline foods, plus the benefits of sprouting and fermenting. Register/pay by Oct. 30. 6-8 p.m. $10.

Fox Trot Dance Class. Pioneer Pavilion, Mill Creek MetroParks, Youngstown. 44511; 330-740-7107. Learn this smooth progressive dance characterized by long, continuous flowing movements across the dance floor. Beginners welcome and encouraged. Call for details. Nov. 1, 8, 15, 22. 6-7 p.m. $6/class at the door.

Cha-Cha Dance Class. Pioneer Pavilion, Mill Creek MetroParks, Youngstown. 44511; 330-740-7107. Learn this fun and versatile Latin dance. Beginners welcome and encouraged. Call Ford Nature Center for details. Nov. 1, 8, 15, 22. 7-8 p.m. $6/class at the door.

Wednesday 2

Recreational Hikes. Various locations in the park district. Mill Creek MetroParks; 330-740-7107. Volunteer-led Recreational Hikes are faster-paced to focus on exercising in the outdoors. Nov. 2: 9-10 a.m. Meet at Ford Nature Center. Moderate, 2 or 4 miles; Nov. 16: 9-10 a.m. Meet at MetroParks Bikeway Trailhead at MetroParks Farm. Easy, 2 or 4 miles; Nov. 30: 9-10 a.m. Meet at Golf Course overflow parking lot on West Golf Drive. Easy, 1 or 3 miles. 9-10 a.m.

Music and Movement. Main Library of the Warren-Trumbull County Public Library, 444 Mahoning Ave., N.W., Warren; 330-399-8807 ext. 206. Children learn language and motor skills through an energetic combination of music, movement, and books. For toddlers 19 to 35 months old with a parent or caregiver.  Wednesdays 10 a.m. and 11 a.m.: Nov. 2, 9, 16, 23, 30 and 11 a.m., Saturday, Nov. 5. 10 a.m.,11 a.m.

19th Annual Pillars Fashion Show & Luncheon. Stambaugh Auditorium, 1000 Fifth Ave., Youngstown, 44504; 330-259-0555. 10:30 a.m. $40, $35.

T’ai Chi Step One in the Gardens. Fellows Riverside Gardens, Mill Creek MetroParks, 123 McKinley Ave., Youngstown, 44509; 330-740-7116. Warm-ups, breathing exercises and movements with Marie Lew. Drop-in. Nov. 2, 9, 16, 23, 30.  Noon-1 p.m. $10/class.

Music at Noon. Butler Institute of American Art, 524 Wick Ave., Youngstown, 44502; 330-941-3636. Youngstown State University’s Dana School of Music, in collaboration with The Butler Institute of American Art, presents Music at Noon performances. The concerts are free and open to the public and parking is free at The Butler. Clarinet Studio Recital. 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.

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. Class is from 5 p.m. to 6 p.m. For adults. 5 p.m., Wednesday, Nov. 2, 9, 16, 23, 30. 5 p.m.

YSU Department of Art Lecture Series: Guest Artist Nicole Burisch. McDonough Museum of Art, YSU, 525 Wick Ave., Youngstown, 44502; 330-941-1400. YSU’s Department of Art will present a lecture, video, panel talk, and student critiques by Canadian artist Nicole Burisch. She is a Canadian curator, artist, critic, and cultural worker based in Montreal. She holds a BFA in ceramics from the Alberta College of Art and Design and an MA in art history from Concordia University. Parking is available in the M30 Wick Avenue parking deck for a small fee. Patrons are advised to watch for posted detours as construction progresses on Wick Avenue. More information is available by calling the Office of Community Engagement and Events at 330-941-2307. 5:10 p.m.

Kidz Cooking Club. Liberty Branch Library, 415 Churchill-Hubbard Road, Liberty Township; 330-759-2589. Kids in kindergarten to grade 6 will learn how to make delicious creations. Registration is required. 5:30 p.m.

Baby Brilliant: Playtime at Your Library. Multiple Library branches. Developmentally appropriate games and activities that you can do with your child to help them get ready for kindergarten. For ages 2-6. All children under 7 must be accompanied by an adult to this one-hour program. Main Library, 6 p.m., Wednesday, Nov. 2; Newport Library, 10:30 a.m., Friday, Nov. 4; East Library, 11 a.m., Thursday, Nov. 10; East Library, 2:30 p.m., Saturday, Nov. 12; Poland Library, 6 p.m., Tuesday, Nov. 15; Boardman Library, 10 a.m., Wednesday, Nov. 16; Austintown Library, 10 a.m., Thursday, Nov. 17; Canfield Library, 10 a.m., Friday, Nov. 18. 6 p.m.

Men’s Garden Club. Fellows Riverside Gardens, Mill Creek MetroParks, 123 McKinley Ave., Youngstown, 44509; 330-740-7116. The Men’s Garden Club of Youngstown invites you to attend their general meeting which includes topics by local and regional speakers on horticulture and nature. Drop-in. 7-8 p.m. Free.

Thursday 3

Science All Around Us. Park Vista, 1216 Fifth Ave., Youngstown; 330-744-8636. This hands-on workshop will share fun science experiments using simple household items. Register one week in advance. To register, visit http://www.MVLLI.org<http://www.mvlli.org/>, or call 330-746-2944, ext. 1553. For all ages. 10-11:30 a.m.

First Thursday. Public Library, Newport Library, 3730 Market St., Youngstown, 44507; 330-744-8636.   Food, fun, conversation, maybe a craft. Be in the Newport Teen Room on the first Thursday of every month and see what’s going on. For teens. 4 p.m.

And the Rest is History Book Club. Public Library, Austintown Library, 600 South Raccoon Road, 44515; 330-744-8636. All areas of history and historical fiction are welcome. For adults. 6 p.m.

Autumn Leaf Candle Holder. Multiple Library branches. Decorate mason jars with leaves in autumn colors, and complete the look with a flameless candle. All supplies provided. Call to reserve your Mason jar. For adults. Canfield Library, 6:30 p.m., Thursday, Nov. 3; Sebring Library, 11 a.m., Saturday, Nov. 12. 6:30 p.m.

Dana Symphony Orchestra: From Russia With Love. Stambaugh Auditorium, 1000 Fifth Ave., Youngstown, 44504; 330-259-0555. The YSU Dana Symphony Orchestra, conducted by Dr. Stephen L. Gage, makes its 2016-17 performance season premiere with a concert, “From Russia With Love.” The concert’s theme emanates from the historical significance of “The Five,” or the “mighty handful,” which were a small group of Russian composers in the mid-19th century concerned with creating specifically Russian classical music: Mily Balakirev, César Cui, Modest Mussorgsky, Nikolai Rimsky-Korsakov and Alexander Borodin. 7:30 p.m.

Live music

Apollo Maennerchor. Acoustic night. 8 p.m.

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

The Manor. Damian Knapp. 7 p.m.

Speakeasy Lounge. Jay Byrd. 5-7 p.m.

Suzie’s/Youngstown. Filthy Foxes. 9 p.m.-midnight.

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

Friday 4

Living Proof Live With Beth Moore. Covelli Centre, 229 E. Front St., Youngstown, 44503; 1-800-745-3000. Multiple shows and times. Nov. 4-5. $69.

Chair Yoga. Public Library, Canfield Library; 43 W. Main St., 44406; 330-744-8636. Chair Yoga is sponsored by the Friends of PLYMC. Pay as you attend, $10 a class. Dress comfortably. Class meets every Friday except Nov. 11. 10 a.m., Friday, Nov. 4, 18, 25. 10 a.m.

Scrapbooking Club. Public Library, Austintown Library, 600 South Raccoon Road, 44515; 330-744-8636. Scrapbook a page and share your scrapbooking ideas. Paper and supplies provided. All adults and teens welcome. 11 a.m.

Babytime. Main Library of the Warren-Trumbull County Public Library, 444 Mahoning Ave., N.W., Warren; 330-399-8807 ext. 206. For infants ages 6 to 18 months with a parent or caregiver. Short stories, fingerplays, and simple songs. Registration is required. Nov. 4 and 18. 11 a.m.

Stars. Ward Beecher Planetarium, YSU, Lincoln Avenue at N. Phelps Street, Youngstown, 44502; 330-941-3616. Planetarium InfoLine: 330 941-1370. “Stars” focuses on the lives of the stars, how they are born, how they die, and how human understanding of the stars has changed over time. From Native Americans to Newton, from the electromagnetic spectrum to Einstein, audiences will explore nebulae, star clusters, pulsars, black holes, and more. The program is narrated by Mark Hamill. Occurs Nov. 4-5, 12, 18-19. 8 p.m. Free.

Mom’s Gift. Trumbull New Theater, 5883 Youngstown Warren Road, Niles, 44446; 330-652-1103. A comedy by Phil Olson. Directed by Terri Gilbert. In this comedy, mom, who has been dead for 11 months, attends her husband’s birthday party as a ghost with a mission. Like Clarence in “It’s a Wonderful Life,” mom must earn her wings. But her task is a mystery and there are many things to fix.  The problem is further complicated because the only person who can hear or see mom is her daughter, who, by court order, must spend dad’s birthday with him as part of her anger-management program. One by one the family’s secrets are peeled away, revealing a truth that even surprises even mom. 8 p.m., Nov. 4-5, 11-12, 18-19 and 2:30 p.m. on Sunday, Nov. 20. 8 p.m.

Live music

Christopher’s. Shoeshine Boys. 6-10 p.m.

Courthouse Inn. Teddy Pantelas. Jazz. 6-9 p.m.

Frieda’s. Live jazz.

Halliday’s Winery. Richard Boston. 7-10 p.m.

Soap Gallery. Terry and Diane McCabe. 7 p.m.

Saturday 5

Living Proof Live With Beth Moore. Covelli Centre, 229 E. Front St., Youngstown, 44503; 1-800-745-3000. Multiple shows and times. Nov. 4-5. $69.

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. It will include: basic elements of a proposal, do’s and don’ts of writing and submitting a proposal, how to follow up whether the answer is yes or now, 30-minute hands-on exercise to develop a proposal outline. For adults. 9:30 a.m.

Coffee with the Birds. Ford Nature Education Center, Mill Creek MetroParks; 840 Old Furnace Road, Youngstown, 44511; 330-740-7107. Watch birds with OSU-certified volunteer naturalist Nancy Brundage, while sipping coffee (or tea). Bring your favorite mug. Space limited, call to register for a 45-minute session. 9:30-10:15 a.m. or 10:15-11 a.m.

Advanced Master Gardeners – Insect ID: Pests & Beneficials. Fellows Riverside Gardens, Mill Creek MetroParks, 123 McKinley Ave., Youngstown, 44509; 330-740-7116. Learn how to identify insect friends, and foes, that are common to Ohio landscapes. Register/pay by Nov. 3. 10 a.m.-noon. $16.

STEAM Saturday-Tessellation Exploration. Multiple Library branches. What is a tessellation? How is a tessellation created? Use simple shapes to create amazing artwork. Interactive and fun. Projects can be taken home. For children in grades 4-6. Sebring Library, 11 a.m., Saturday, Nov. 5; Canfield Library, 11 a.m., Saturday, Nov. 12. 11 a.m.

Metromutts: Hemlock Hike. Ford Nature Education Center, Mill Creek MetroParks; 840 Old Furnace Road, Youngstown, 44511; 330-740-7107. Bring your pup for a hike among beautiful vistas and trees that are still green. Venture around the park’s oldest lake, which got its name from the Native American word, Cohasset, meaning “Place of Hemlocks” or “Place of Pines.” Moderate, 3 miles. 11 a.m.-noon.

OMEA Honors Choir. Stambaugh Auditorium, 1000 Fifth Ave., Youngstown, 44504; 330-259-0555. 1:30 p.m. $3, $2.

The Art of Collage. Public Library, Brownlee Woods Branch, 4010 Sheridan Road, Youngstown, 44514; 330-744-8636. Children of all ages can make a fun collage to take home. The library will provide the art supplies. Bring your creativity. For children of all ages. 2 p.m.

A Day of Play: Improv and Theater Games. Main Library of the Warren-Trumbull County Public Library, 444 Mahoning Ave., N.W., Warren; 330-399-8807 ext. 206. Have you ever wanted to try acting or have you already done some acting in your theater classes? Stop by and hang out in this improv workshop. For kids in grades 5 to 9. Registration is required. 2 p.m.

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. Are you a teen who writes? Join others with the same passion at our teen-led writers club. This month is a special meeting for National Novel Writing Month. For teens entering grades 7 to 12. 2 p.m.

Battle Of The Slay Hair Show. W.D. Packard Music Hall, 1704 Mahoning Ave., N.W., Warren, 44483; 800-745-3000. “The Battle of the Slay” provides hair stylists, barbers and makeup artists the opportunity to showcase their talent while competing for cash and prizes. This live show features a judging panel of celebrity hair stylists. 3 p.m. $55-$25.

Legends of the Night Sky: Perseus & Andromeda. Ward Beecher Planetarium, YSU, Lincoln Avenue at N. Phelps Street, Youngstown, 44502; 330-941-3616. Planetarium InfoLine: 330 941-1370. In this animated children’s program, Aesop the owl leads a tour of Greek mythology associated with constellations. Includes stories behind the warrior Perseus, princess Andromeda and Cetus the terrible sea monster. Occurs 2 p.m., Nov. 5, 19. 2 p.m.

Wills, Living Wills and End-of-Life Documents. Blessed St. John Paul Parish, 1346 Vernon Ave. NW, Warren, 44483; for more information, contact Janet DelFrate at 330-675-2520. Trumbull County Probate Judge James A. Fredericka will speak on wills, living wills, and other end-of-life documents. 5 p.m.

Mom’s Gift. Trumbull New Theater, 5883 Youngstown Warren Road, Niles, 44446; 330-652-1103. A comedy by Phil Olson. Directed by Terri Gilbert. In this comedy, mom, who has been dead for 11 months, attends her husband’s birthday party as a ghost with a mission. Like Clarence in “It’s a Wonderful Life,” mom must earn her wings. But her task is a mystery and there are many things to fix.  The problem is further complicated because the only person who can hear or see mom is her daughter, who, by court order, must spend dad’s birthday with him as part of her anger-management program. One by one the family’s secrets are peeled away, revealing a truth that even surprises even mom. 8 p.m., Nov. 4-5, 11-12, 18-19 and 2:30 p.m. on Sunday, Nov. 20. 8 p.m.

The Youngstown Symphony Orchestra Classics – Pines Of Rome. Edward W. Powers Auditorium, 260 W. Federal St., Youngstown; 330-744-0264. The Youngstown Symphony presents an orchestral tribute to Italian settlers with selections from Rossini, Verdi, Puccini, and Respighi. 8 p.m. $45-$20.

Live music

barrel33. Joe Fritz. 9 p.m.

Frieda’s. Live jazz.

Ice House Inn. Analog Giant. 9:30 p.m.

The Manor. Frank Castellano. 8 p.m.

Sunday 6

Increasing Positivity with Mindfulness Skills Series. Fellows Riverside Gardens, Mill Creek MetroParks, 123 McKinley Ave., Youngstown, 44509; 330-740-7116. Alleviate anxiety with breath wisdom during this mindfulness series. Register/pay for series by Nov. 4. Nov. 6, 13, 20.  10:30 a.m.-noon $42/monthly series; $16/class.

Exploring McGuffey. McGuffey Nature Preserve, Mill Creek MetroParks; 330-740-7107. Explore nature and history at the nature preserve named in honor of William Holmes McGuffey. Moderate, 1 mile.11 a.m.

Check into Chess. Public Library, Boardman Library, 7680 Glenwood Ave., 44512; 330-744-8636. 1:30 p.m.

Monday 7 

Facebook for Beginners. Public Library, Canfield Library; 43 W. Main St., 44406; 330-744-8636. See how you can connect with family and friends, send messages, and share photos on Facebook. And we’ll show you how easy it is to set up an account. To register, call 330-744-8636. For adults. 10:30 a.m.

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

How to Google. Public Library, Austintown Library, 600 South Raccoon Road, 44515; 330-744-8636. Learn tips and tricks to help you search the Internet using the Google search engine to find the best results. For adults. 6 p.m.

Business Start-Up Workshop. Public Library, Main Library, 305 Wick Ave., Youngstown, 44503; 330-744-8636. The Library partners with SCORE, Counselors to America’s Small Business, in presenting this seminar. Are you thinking about starting a business in the near future or further down the road? Members of SCORE will address key topics for those considering beginning a business: start-up considerations, marketing, finances, and technology for business. The Business and Investment Center librarian will discuss the Library’s sources and services for business start-up and beyond. To register, call 330-744-8636 and ask for Information Services or register online using the events calendar. For adults. 6:30 p.m.

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