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.
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.
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 firstname.lastname@example.org.
Pumpkin Carve-out Contest RUNS FRIDAY, OCTOBER 10TH, 6:00 TO 9:00 PM; SATURDAY, OCTOBER 11TH, NOON TO 9:00 PM AND SUNDAY, OCTOBER 12TH, NOON TO 5:00 PM. There is a small fee for the pumpkins. prizes will be awarded in different age categories from children to adults.
K-9's for Compassion presents Until There's a Cure, There's a Dog~ Diabetic Alert Dog for Cameron, an event that takes place on Saturday, September 27, 10:00 am - 5:00 pm at Austintown Township Park. There is more information on Facebook: diabeticalertdogforcameron.
Catholic Charities Regional Agency will host its 1st Annual Family Fun Walk, making strides to reduce poverty one step at a time on Saturday, September 20, 2014 at the Howland Township Park, 2000 Rosegarden, in Warren, beginning at 10:00 am. The Family Fun Walk will consist of a two-mile walk, games, food, music and free information addressing the issues of poverty specifically in Trumbull County. Registration information is available at 330-744-3320, and at the Catholic Charities’ website - www.ccdoy.org.
Crisis Shelter's annual 5k Run or Walk and 10K Run will take place at Pearson Park, in New Castle, on October 11. Registration begins at 7:00 am and race starts at 8:30. Registration is available at https://runsignup.com/RACE/PA/NewCastle?fightforzero. Additional information is available at crisisshelter.org.
Habitat for Humanity of Mahoning County is holding its 15th annual Home Run 5K/2k Fun Walk on Saturday, November 1, at 9:00 am, at Holy Family Church in Poland, Ohio. Preregistration is $15 through October 31. Race Day registration is $18. The kids' Race is free for children ten and under. Adult registration includes a t-shirt, and snacks and drinks for all will be provided at the event. Registration information is available at habitatmahoningcounty.org/fundraisers/.
The Mahoning Valley Historical Society presents an after-work walking tour of Downtown Youngstown, on Thursday, September 11. The event is part of the Young Leaders History-To-Go Series and will begin at 5:30 pm at the Erie Terminal building on Westt Commerce Street, with a brief tour of that recently restored property. The tour will visit several locations before concluding with a reception at the Rust Belt Brewing Company. The tour and reception are open to the public. More information can be found at www.mahoninghistory.org or at 330-743-2589.