Friends of Fellows Riverside Gardens: Spring Garden Plants

The Friends of Fellows Riverside Gardens presents their annual plant sale, on Thursday, May 11th from 4-7 pm, a members's preview night; then Friday 10 am - 6 pm and Saturday 10 am - 3 pm, at Fellows Riverside Gardens in Mill Creek Park. High quality plants for gardens of all types will be available.  Experts will be on hand with gardening tips. Guided tours through the gardens will be provided on Saturday. 

Villa Maria Education and Spirituality Center: Villa Maria-thon 5k

The Villa Maria Education and Spirituality Center, 2067 Evergreen Road, in Villa Maria, Pennsylvania, will host its 7th annual Villa Maria-thon 5K run and 2 mile walk, on Saturday, June 3 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.


Easter Seals: Make the First Five Count 5K Walk/Run n

Easter Seals presents the Make the First Five Count 5K Walk and Run, on Saturday, April 15.  The race begins at 9:30 am in Boardman Park.  Registration information at mtc.easterseals.com of 330-599-5515.


YSU Summer Festival of the Arts: Artist Applications

The 20th Annual YSU Summer Festival of the Arts will be held at and around Youngstown State University, Saturday and Sunday, July 7th and 8th. Artist applications for the juried fine art show are now available online at ysu.edu/sfa.


First Night Youngstown 2016: New Year's Eve Celebration

First Night Youngstown 2016 Celebration takes place on New Year's Eve from 4:00 pm to Midnight, in downtown Youngstown. This event will include family and children's activities, live theatrical and musical entertainment, with fireworks at 9:00 pm and Midnight. Button sale locations and more information about locations and the schedule of events are available at firstnightyoungstownoh.com (first night youngstown o h dot com).

Youngstown Road Runners: Jingle Bell Run

The Youngstown Road Runners present the Jingle Bell 5K Race, on Saturday, on December 31 at 1:00 pm at the Canfield Fairgrounds. There is also a Kids Run is at 12:45. Register online at Runsignup.com or pick up a race registration form at Second Sole in Boardman. You can also print one at ytownrunners.org. All parking will be via the Kilcawley Memorial entrance from Route 46. More information at Youngtown.jinglebell.15@gmail.com.

Twas the Night Before 5k Race

The fourth annual Twas the Night Before 5k Race runs through the Joy of Christmas light show in Historic Firestone Park in Columbiana, on Wednesday, December 14. Registration begins at 4:30pm in Pavilion #1. The race begins at 6:00 pm. Runners get treated to hot soup and other treats at the finish line. Mrs. Claus will be available for the selfie booth photos.

YSU Biology Department: Bird Day

The Youngstown State University Biology Club is sponsoring BIRD DAY on Saturday, October 22, from 10:00 am to 1:00 pm, at Austintown Township Park's Kiwanis Paviolion. The event is FREE to the public and features a live bird show, guided walks, games and more. More information at 330-766-3929.

Friends of Poland Forest: Fall Foliage Hike

The Friends of Poland Forest will hold their annual Fall Foliage Hike on Sunday, October 16 at 2:00 pm, meeting at the College Street entrance to Poland Forest, in Poland Village. The hike will last one to two hours. More information at 330-757-9057

Area Agency on Aging 11, Inc.: Strike a Balance Walk-A-Thon & Health Fair

The Area Agency on Aging 11 presents a free Walk-A-Thon & Health Fair, on Thursday, September 22, 10:30 am - 1:00 pm, at the Wick Recreation Center in Wick Park, in Youngstown. The event is to raise awareness on national falls prevention day, and includes a community picnic. The walk is around the park.


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