The Youngstown Area Jewish Film Festival is presenting a feature film, Run Boy Run, as the final film in the spring festival on Tuesday, May 12th at 7:00 PM at Cinemark Tinseltown in Boardman. Run Boy Run tells the extraordinary true story of a Polish boy who seeks the kindness of others in his solitary struggle to outlast the Nazi occupation and keep alive his Jewish faith.
The Youngstown Area Jewish Film Festival is presenting the documentary film Above and Beyond, on Sunday, May 3rd, at 1:30 PM at the Butler Institute of American Art in Youngstown. As the first major feature-length documentary about the foreign airmen in the 1948 War, Above and Beyond brings together new interviews as well as aerial footage to present a fascinating, little-known tale.
The Youngstown Area Jewish Federation and Youngstown State University's Center for Judaic & Holocaust Studies presents the Youngstown Area Jewish Film Festival, kicking off with the comedy, Cupcakes, at Encore Cinema Niles on Tuesday, April 28, with a 7:00 PM. It is the story of six friends in Tel Aviv who are appalled by the Israeli entry in the UniverSong competition record their own song on a mobile phone, then are shocked to learn their recording is selected as Israel's entry for next year's competition. Tickets available at the JCC Bursar at 330.746.3250, Ext. 195.
The Columbia Board of Tourism is presenting the 3rd Annual Columbiana Wine Festival, on Saturday, June 27th, from 3:00 PM until 8:00 PM, and Sunday, June 28th, from 12:00 PM to 5:00 PM. The event features 6 local wineries, live music, artisans and food, with an amateur wine markers competition featuring raffles and prizes. The event is 21+ with no pets or children allowed. More information can be found at www.columbianawinefest.com.
The 54th annual Boar’s Head & Yule Log Festival at St. John’s Episcopal Church, on Wick Avenue, in Youngstown, will take place January 4, at 1:30 and 4:30 pm. The festival is one of the longest running such festivals in the country. It features the Boar’s Head & Yule Log Festival Choir & Brass, bagpipers, drummers, and a cast of approximately 100 St. John’s parishioners dressed in medieval costume. Tickets may be purchased in the church office from 9:00 am to 3:00 pm, Monday through Thursday, and until noon on Fridays.
Mill Creek MetroParks presents its annual Olde Fashioned Christmas at Lanterman's Mill on Saturday, November 29th from 11:00 am - 5:00 pm. Lanterman’s Mill will be festively decorated for the event. There will be fine entertainment, chestnuts roasted over an open fire, Santa Claus, and artisans demonstrate crafts at this popular community event..
Walk back in history at A Sew-Sew Historical Christmas at the Barnhisel House at 101 N. State St. in Girard. The Open Houses will include displays of quilts, organ music , refreshments and guided tours conducted by costumed docents. Open Houses are open to the public, Saturday, December 13 and Sunday, December 14, from 1:00 to 5:00 pm for small donation. More information is available at 330-883-3847, 330-545-6162 or online atat www.girardhistoricalsociety.org
Mill Creek MetroParks Fellows Riverside Gardens presents Winter Celebration: The Gingerbread Garden at the D.D. and Velma Davis Education & Visitor Center. This year's Winter Celebration features a floral display; Gingerbread Lane; Delphinium’s Gingerbread Shoppe, and a Holiday tree display. It is open Tuesdays through Sundays, 10:00 am - 5:00 pm, through Sunday, January 4.
Christmas on the Farm, a craft and gift market will be held on Saturday, November 29 from 10 AM to 5 PM at Molnar Farms in Poland. The farm will host several local artisan vendors with unique hand-crafted gifts, decorations and treats perfect for the holiday season at its inaugural seasonal market. Entry is free and open to the public.
Boardman's 18th Annual Community Christmas Celebration is scheduled for December 7th, 4:00 - 6:00 pm. Tree decoration begins at 4:00, Santa arrives by firetruck at 4:30, and music and caroling starts at4:45 in the St. James Meeting House. Tree reservations can be made at the Park office at 330-726-8105 or at email@example.com.