The 26th Annual Memorial Mile takes place on Monday, May 30th, beginning at Market Street and 224 in Boardman. Registration and packet pick up begins at 8:00 am. There are two races, with the first beginning at 9:35 am and the second at 9:55. Registration forms 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.
WYSU is proud to once again be a Media Sponsor for the First Night Youngstown 2015 Celebration tonight from 4 P.M. until Midnight. This event will include family and children's activities, live theatrical and musical entertainment, and two fireworks shows at 9 P.M. and Midnight, with a ball drop at Covelli Center.] Button sale locations and more information about locations and the schedule of events are available at www.firstnightyoungstownoh.com (first night youngstown o h dot com).
Mill Creek MetroParks presents Winter Nights at Fellows Riverside Gardens and the D.D. and Velma Davis Education and Visitor Center. This year's Winter Nights features the outdoor Gardens with an expanded light display. It is open one more night, Sunday, December 28, 5:00 - 7:00 pm.