Lit Youngstown Fall Literary Festival


Lit Youngstown presents the 6th annual Fall Literary Festival with readings, talks, a book fair and film festival, Thursday, October 20 through Saturday October 22, at YSU and other downtown venues. The festival will include a free screening of the documentary The Place That Makes Us, on Saturday, October 22 at 7 pm, at the Youngstown Playhouse, on Mahoning Avenue, in Youngstown. More information on the Fall Literary Festival is at LitYoungstown.org.





Common Ground Church Community: Coat, Clothing, (& More!) Giveaway

Common Ground Church Community, on South Range Road, in North Lima, is sponsoring its annual giveaway of clothes, coats, and much more, inside the warehouse above the church. For everyone's safety, state and local Covid 19 guidelines will be followed.  

Wick Park Neighborhood Association & ACTION: Wick Park Kids Snatch & Snack Program

The Wick Park Neighborhood Association and ACTION are sponsoring a Kids Snatch & Snack Program, every Thursday from 1 - 3 pm, through August 15th. The program will provide a unique nutritional meal  at Wick Park, on the north side of Youngstown. for children ages 10 to 18 years old, and children under 10 years old accompanied by an adult. Meals are prepared by Common Wealth Cultivate: a co-op cafe on Elm Street, in Youngstown.



YSU Student Government Association: YSU Food Pantry

With many YSU residential students remaining on-campus through the summer due to the COVID-19 pandemic, the YSU Student Government Food Pantry has been in very high demand. Donations to the Pantry are accepted Monday through Friday, from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m., at the north entrance of the university’s Kilcawley Center. More information is available through the YSU Student Government Association at 330-941-35-91, or by searching 'YSU food pantry' on Facebook.

Youngstown Alumnae Chapter, Delta Sigma Theta Sorority, Inc.: Heath and Black Business Expo & Sealing and Expungement Clinic

The Delta Sigma Theta Sorority, Inc. Youngstown Alumnae Chapter presents the free event, The Trifecta for a Better You, a Health and Black Business Expo & Sealing and Expungement Clinic, on Saturday, March 7, 10 am to 1 pm, at Eastern Gateway Community College, in downtown Youngstown. There will be vendors, health screenings, and breakout sessions. More information at youngstowndst.com

Connecting to Nature through Service: Berlin Lake National Public Lands Day

 Connecting to Nature through Service presents Berlin Lake National Public Lands Day, Friday, September 20 - Sunday, September 22, at the Mill Creek Campround, 7400 Bedell Road, Berlin Center.  Projects include creating a butterfly garden, tree care, litter pick up, and more.  Register at 330-547-3801.






Oakland Center for the Arts: Beauty and the Beast Jr.

The Oakland Center for the Arts presents Beauty and the Beast Jr., directed by Brendan Byers.  It will run weekends from Friday, August 9th through Sunday, August 18th, with evening performances at 7:30, and the Sunday matinees at 2:30. Reservations and more information about this show available at oaklandcenter.info.




Oakland Center for the Arts: A Christmas Story THE MUSICAL

The Oakland Center for the Arts and Kids First Theater initiative presents the 2nd annual production of A Christmas Story THE MUSICAL, at Trinity Fellowship Church 4749 South Avenue, in Youngstown.  Performances this final weekend, with evening performances at 7:30, and the Sunday matinee at 2:30. Tickets can be purchased online at oaklandcenter.info, or at the door.

Friends of Fellows Riverside Gardens: Spring Plant Sale

The annual Spring Plant Sale will once again be bursting with blooms and greenery on Mother's Day weekend at Fellows Riverside Gardens; open to the public on Friday, May 10 from 10 AM - 6 PM and Saturday May 11 from 10 AM - 3 PM. A large variety of annuals, hanging baskets, perennials, herbs, dahlias, woody plants, summer bulbs, tropicals, fruits, and non-GMO fruits and vegetables will be available. Plus, a new addition will be several types of unique and beautiful succulents! Horticulture experts will be present and happy to answer any questions.

Oakland Center for the Arts: 1st David j El'Hatton Memorial Scholarship Dinner

Oakland Center for the Arts presents the 1st David j El'Hatton Memorial Scholarship Dinner, on Saturday, Mar 23, 11:00 AM – 7:00 pm.  There will be entertainment throughout the day.  The public is invited to attend.


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