WYSU is a sponsor for the popular "Pops at the Ballpark" concert scheduled for Saturday, May 21, at Eastwood Field in Niles. The Youngstown Symphony Orchestra takes to the baseball field for a performance that includes selections from their extensive repertoire. The night ends with a spectacular fireworks display that is synced with orchestral music. The concert begins at 6:45 p.m. More information at the Scrappers box office at 330-505-0000, or mvscrappers.com.
The Summer Concerts at Warren Amphitheater opens with local rock legends Donnie Iris and the Cruisers on Saturday, May 28th, at 8:30 pm. Gates open at 5:00 pm, with Full Moon Allstar Band performing at 5:30 pm. Tickets and more information available at RiverRockattheAmp.com
Simply Slavic is a celebration of the Mahoning Valley’s Slavic culture, on Saturday, June 18th in downtown Youngstown from noon to mindight. The festival includes music, Slavic food, folk dancers, workshops, vendors, and It’s Simply Slavic—a celebration of the valley’s Slavic culture. More information at information at Simply Slavic dot org.
ColorBurst 5K, producers of paint run events across America, and the Mahoning Valley Scrappers present the ColorBurst 5K Run, on Saturday, July 23rd, at 9:00 am, on the grounds of Eastwood Field. Tickets available at colorburst5k.com.
The Villa Maria Education and Spirituality Center, 2067 Evergreen Road, in Villa Maria, Pennsylvania, will host its sixth annual Villa Maria-thon 5K run and 2 mile walk, on Saturday,June 4 at 9:00 am. The event is scheduled rain or shine on the grounds of Villa Maria Community Center. Registration tables open at 7:30 am. Prizes will be awarded for runners in all age groups and overall. Registration information at vmesc.org.
The Youngstown Flea hosts a “Market For Makers” once per month right in the heart of the Downtown Youngstown area. This market is dedicated to local/regional vendors of hand-made, antique and repurposed wood/metal/furniture, vintage clothing, and collectibles. It is located in the heart of the city next to the Covelli Convention center. The next market date is Saturday April 23, 11:00 am - 4:00 pm. [Also May 21, June 25, July 23, Aug 30, Sept 24, Oct 22] More information at youngstownflea.com.
The Poland Junior Women's Club is holding its annual Spring Trash and Treasure event on Saturday May 14, from 9:00 am to 3:00 pm, at Prince of Peace Lutheran Church, 2985 Center Road, in Poland. More information at pjwc.org.
The Poland Rotary 31st Annual Chili Open Golf event takes place on Saturday March 5th at the Bedford Trails Golf Course. Registration begins at 8:00 am; tee times begin at 10:00 am. This is a scramble and the cost is $25.00 per person. Registration at polandrotarychiliopen31.eventbrite.com. More information at email@example.com.
The Youngstown Road Runners Club presents the Mill Creek Distance Classic Half Marathon and 5K races, on Sunday, March 6, at 8:45 am. The race location is the Wick Recreation Area of Mill Creek Metro Parks, and the race is run entirely in Mill Creek Park. More information can be found at ytownrunners.org - click on the Mill Creek Distance Classic link.
The Youngstown Neighborhood Development Corporation is hosting a volunteer Community Workday, in the Idora Neighborhood, on Saturday, April 16, 8:30 am - 12:30 pm. The meeting place is 820 Canfield Road. More information at yndc.org and 330.480.0423.