Select Events
Community Events

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The Three Little Pigs – Stambaugh Auditorium
Sunday, March 8, at 3 p.m. 1000 Fifth Ave., Youngstown. Performed by the young artists of Opera Western Reserve, this performance of a literary classic will delight children and introduce them to the opera. Featuring music from four of Mozart’s operas, this will be the first performance on the new stage in the recently renovated Grand Ballroom. The cast will also meet and interact with the audience after the show. This performance is appropriate for children of all ages. For tickets, call 330-259-0555 or visit http://www.stambaughauditorium.com.

Four Rivers – Akron Symphony Orchestra
Saturday, March 14, at 8 p.m. E.J. Thomas Hall, 198 Hill Street Akron. Four Rivers celebrates the essence of cities, nations and cultures as they are shaped by rivers. The Viennese have their beautiful blue Danube and the Czechs their Moldau. Duke Ellington’s “river ballet” describes human life as a journey from its initial source to its final oceanic expanse. To buy tickets, call the Akron Symphony at 330-535-8131, call the E.J. Thomas Hall box office at 330-972-7570 or order online at http://akronsymphony.org.

Plant the Seed to Read Book Festival — Fellows Riverside Gardens
Saturday, April 18, from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. 123 McKinley Ave., Youngstown. “Soar Into Reading” during the ninth annual Children’s Book Festival at Fellows Riverside Gardens in Mill Creek MetroParks. Western Reserve PBS, the Public Library of Youngstown & Mahoning County, Mill Creek MetroParks and Altrusa Club of Youngstown present an event that brings together authors, illustrators, book characters, storytellers and hands-on activities for children to promote literacy in the Mahoning Valley. Bring your camera and come to the Western Reserve PBS booth for a meet-and-greet with the lead characters from the popular PBS Kids show “Peg + Cat”! For more information, call Mill Creek MetroParks at 330-740-7116.

Kay Jewelers Pavilion Grand Opening – Akron Children’s Hospital
Sunday, April 26, from 1-4 p.m. 1 Perkins Square, Akron. Akron Children’s Hospital invites you to celebrate its 125th anniversary with the unveiling of its new Kay Jewelers Pavilion, a building totally unlike any other pediatric facility in this region. For details about the community grand opening event, visit http://125.akronchildrens.org.

 
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Peg + Cat Plant the Seed to Read Book Festival — Fellows Riverside Gardens
Saturday, April 18, from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. 123 McKinley Ave., Youngstown. “Soar Into Reading” during the ninth annual Children’s Book Festival at Fellows Riverside Gardens in Mill Creek MetroParks. Western Reserve PBS, the Public Library of Youngstown & Mahoning County, Mill Creek MetroParks and Altrusa Club of Youngstown present an event that brings together authors, illustrators, book characters, storytellers and hands-on activities for children to promote literacy in the Mahoning Valley. Bring your camera and come to the Western Reserve PBS booth for a meet-and-greet with the lead characters from the popular PBS Kids show “Peg + Cat”! For more information, call Mill Creek MetroParks at 330-740-7116.
 
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