Imani Community Programming is sponsoring a Stop the Violence Rally & Community Fun Day on Saturday, June 6, Noon - 4:00 pm, at Christ Centered Church, 3300 Hundson Avenue in Youngstown. There will be food, fun, music, and games. More information at (330)788-7530.
The Annual Honoring Our Ancestors Intertribal Powwow takes place on Friday, June 19 through Sunday, June 21, at the Ashtabula Antique Engine Club Grounds, 4026 US 322, Williamsfield, Ohio. Gates and vendors open daily 10 am to 6 pm. The grand entry is at noon. There will be Native American food, vendors, history, and storytelling! Drums by Rapid River Drum and Clear Water Cherokee Drum. More information at uelnation.org.
The 25th Annual Memorial Mile takes place on Monday, May 25th, beginning at Market Street and 224 in Boardman. Registration begins at 8:00 am. There are two races, with the first beginning at 9:30 am. Applications available at Walgreens at Market Street and 224, and also at local running stores. Information at 330-757-7424.
8th Annual Western PA Solo Canoe Rendezvous is scheduled for Friday, June 5 through Sunday, June 7 at Cooper's Lake Farm, in Slippery Rock, PA. The Rendezvous is a gathering of solo canoe manufacturers, designers, paddlers and enthusiasts from US and Canada, with the opportunity for the public to attend classes and demonstrations or to talk one-on-one to canoeing experts. Canoes on site may be test paddled, with all necessary equipment provided. There is no charge to attend, but the campground does require a small day fee. More information at wpascr.org.
The John Thompson Memorial 5K Run/Walk is scheduled for Saturday, Mary 30th. Race Day registration opens at 8:00 AM, and the race is at 9:00. Pre-race registration information can be found at www.smileymiles.com.
The Friends of Fellows Riverside Gardens present A Night Out at the Gardens on Tuesday, May 19 and Wednesday, May 20. Beginning at 5:30 each evening, participants are invited to rediscover the Gardens, and to visit the Shop in the Gardens. Registration and information at 330 740-7116.
The Friends of Fellows Riverside Gardens is celebrating National Public Gardens Day with the Spring Plant Sale on Friday from 10:00 to 6:00 and Saturday from 10:00 to 3:00, and with Family Fun Friday in the Family Garden from 11:00-1:00. The Garden Café is also open. More at 330 740-7116.
The Friends of Fellows Riverside Gardens is holding its annual Spring Plant Sale this weekend. Open to the public on Friday from 10:00 to 6:00 and Saturday from 10:00 to 3:00, featuring a full selection of annuals, perennial, herbs, shrubs, vegetables, roses and more. More information at 330 740-7116.
The Hubbard Public Library is presenting an information session on the 2015 World of Wildlife Bike Tour, on Saturday, May 16th, at 1:30 pm. Presenters include Zachary Svette of Trumbull County MetroParks and Ed Howley of the Outspoken Wheelmen Club. More information is available at beyond-books.org.
The Columbiana 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 makers competition featuring raffles and prizes. The event is 21+ with no pets or children allowed. More information can be found at www.columbianawinefest.com.