Calendar (Week 2) – November 8-15, 2016

Tuesday 8  Baby Brilliant: Fun Time for 4s & 5s. Multiple Library branches. Developmentally appropriate books, songs, rhymes, and finger plays, and other activities that will help your child become a successful reader. Children must be accompanied by an adult. Canfield Library, 11:30 a.m., Tuesday, Nov. 8; Main Library, 10 a.m., Thursday, Nov. 17; Poland […]

Recipe: Stovetop Meatloaf (Hackbraten)

ABOVE: Helga Wengler’s Stovetop Meatloaf served with mushroom gravy, mashed potatoes and purple cabbage. Electronic image by Ron Flaviano for Metro Monthly and Homeplate. Watch Helga prepare this recipe on the Homeplate YouTube Channel. Search “Homeplate – Kitchen Witch – Meatloaf” or click Helga’s Stovetop Meatloaf   RECIPE BY HELGA THE KITCHEN WITCH Ingredients 2 pounds ground chuck 1 pound ground pork […]

September 2016: Upcoming concerts, major events for the region

SEPTEMBER Bryan Adams. Covelli Centre, 229 E. Front St., Youngstown, 44503; 1-800-745-3000. 8 p.m., Tuesday, Sept. 13. $86.50-$26.50. Warren Civic Music Association: Let’s Hang On. W.D. Packard Music Hall, 1704 Mahoning Ave., N.W., Warren, 44483; 330-841-2931 (box office) or 330-399-4885. Let’s Hang On features music of the 60s and the sound of the Four Seasons. […]

Calendar (Week 2) – September 8-15, 2016

Thursday 8 Wick Area Par-3 Course Adult Golf. Wick Recreation Area, Mill Creek MetroParks, 1861 McCollum Road, Youngstown, 44509; 330-740-7112. Free PGA golf instruction from the Mill Creek MetroParks golf professionals. Clinic is geared towards members of the Mill Creek Adult golf league members, but is open to any adult interested in wanting to learn […]

Calendar (Weeks 1-4) – September 1-30, 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, […]

Calendar (Week 3) – July 16-22, 2016

Saturday 16 170th Annual Trumbull County Fair. Trumbull County Fairgrounds, 899 Everett Hull Road, Cortland; 330-637-6010. July 12-17. 8 a.m.-11 p.m. $8; $4 (senior citizens). 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 […]

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 […]

Calendar (Weeks 1-4) – July 1-31, 2016

Friday 1 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. Every Friday in July. 10-11 a.m. On Your Mark, Get Set, Recycle with the Mahoning County Green Team.  Various […]

June 2016: Museums, galleries for the region

Akron Art Museum. 1 S. High, Akron, 44308; 330-376-9185. http://www.akronartmuseum.org. 11 a.m.-5 p.m., Wednesday-Sunday; 11 a.m.-9 p.m., Thursday. The Andy Warhol Museum. 117 Sandusky St., Pittsburgh, Pa.; 412-237-8300. http://www.warhol.org. Collection includes paintings, sculpture, works on paper, prints, photographs and covers work from all periods. Includes drawings, commercial illustrations, sketchbooks, 1960s Pop, and 1980s collaborative paintings […]

Calendar (Week 3) – June 15-22, 2016

Wednesday 15 Chair to Mat Movement. Fellows Riverside Gardens, Mill Creek MetroParks, 123 McKinley Ave., Youngstown, 44509; 330-740-7116. This class is assigned 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 […]