The Ancient Order of Hibernians and Trumbull Mobile Meals are sponsoring a Stew Cook Off competition on Saturday October 18, from 5:00 - 10:00 pm, at Blessed Sacrament Parish’s’ Reagan Hall, on Reeves Road, in Warren. This family friendly event features food and refreshments, live music by the Lords of Leisure, an Irish Step Dancing demonstration and gift basket raffles. More information available at (330) 442-6261.
OCCHA’s 42nd Annual Gala is schedules for Friday, October 17, 5:30-11:00 pm, at the Georgetown Banquet Hall, on South Avenue, in Boardman. OCCHA is a social service agency serving the Hispanic and multicultural community, celebrating 42 years of service with an adults only event at the Georgetown Banquet Center. Tickets and more information available at 330-755-0430.
The YSU Hispanic Heritage Committee presents a Hispanic Heritage Celebration on Saturday, October 4, at noon in the Chestnut Room of the YSU Kilcawley Center. This main event will feature music entertainment, dance performances, children’s activities, cultural displays, vendors, information tables and ethnic refreshments. The event is co-sponsored by the Youngstown State University Office Student Diversity Programs with support from campus and community organizations as well as local sponsors. More information is available at 330-941-2086.
This Opening Ceremony for Hispanic Heritage Month is on Thursday, September 18, at 12:15pm at the Mahoning County Courthouse. The event will feature a flag ceremony representing 22 Hispanic countries as well as musical performances. The keynote speaker will be attorney Miriam Ocasio and YSU student Josiah Banks will serve as emcee. The event is co-sponsored the YSU Hispanic Heritage Planning Committee and the YSU Office of Student Diversity Programs. More information about all Hispanic Heritage Month events is available at 330-941-2086.
The United Eastern Lenape Nation is proud to present the Healing Mother Earth 6th Annual Native American Powwow, September 5 - 7, at Fischer’s Pine Lake, 3796 Maple Road in Jefferson, OH. All drums and dancers are welcome to participate! There will be Native Vendors, Native American Storytelling, Flute & Auction; Evening Activities include Trade Blanket, Moonlight Dancing, and Drumming.
St. Nicholas Greek Orthodox Church (220 North Walnut Street) in Youngstown presents its annual SummerFest running Thursday, July 10th through Sunday, July 13th. [The Greek SummerFest is held in conjunction with the annual YSU Summer Festival of the Arts, and will feature live music and dancing, food and Greek pastries, and a display of cultural memorabilia.] More information about this event is available at (330) 743-5493.
Trumbull County presents its Annual Trumbull County Fair running from Tuesday, July 8th through Sunday, July 13th from 10 A.M. until 10 P.M. each day at the Trumbull County Fairgrounds (899 Everett Cortland Hull Road) in Cortland. [This event features livestock, flowers, and fruits and vegetables contests and displays, concerts, rides, food concessions, truck and tractor pulls, fireworks, and more.] More information about this event is available at (330) 637-6010.
Salem Community Theatre (490 East State Street) presents The Producers, The Musical, by Mel Brooks, Thomas Meehan, Glen Kelly, and Doug Besterman, running weekends from Friday, August 1st through Sunday, August 10th. Evening performances begin at 8 P.M. and the Sunday matinees are at 2 P.M. [This show tells of a down-on-his-luck Broadway producer and his mild-mannered accountant as they scheme to bilk their "little old lady" backers out of millions of dollars by creating a huge flop.
The John J. McDonough Museum of Art (525 Wick Avenue) in Youngstown presents the audio exhibition entitled Voices of the Valley running from Tuesday, June 24th through Saturday, July 26th. This Story Corps event features thirty conversations about transforming the Valley with sixty individuals who have a deep connection with the community through entrepreneurship, redevelopment, technology, activism, and faith.] More information about this exhibition is available at (330) 941-1400.