Special Events and Family Fun

Special Events


FIRST UNITARIAN UNIVERSALIST CHURCH, 1105 Elm St., Youngstown: Collectible and Book Sale, 8 a.m. to 3 p.m. Saturday. Proceeds benefit church outreach projects.

METROPARKS FARM, 7574 Columbiana Canfield Road, Canfield: Pick a Pumpkin Wagon Tours, 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday and 1 to 4 p.m. Sunday. 330-533-7572.

MILL CREEK METROPARKS, Youngstown: 125th Anniversary Trolley Tours, 2 and 3:30 p.m. Sunday, $7 adults residents and $10 adult non-residents and $5 for children and senior citizen residents and $8 for non-residents; Same Trail Twelve Times Hike, 2 p.m. Sunday, meet at Lanterman’s Mill; Volunteer-led recreational hike, 9 a.m. Wednesday, meet at MetroParks Bikeway trailhead at Kirk Road. 330-702-3000.

NATIONAL PACKARD MUSEUM, 1899 Mahoning Ave. NW, Warren: Program by Lynn Paxton on “Tales from an Open Wheel Warrior,” noon Saturday, free with admission.  330-394-1899.

ST. MARY HALL, 103 N. Maple St., Orwell: Chinese Auction, 7 p.m. today with doors open at 5:30. 440-812-2416.

STAMBAUGH AUDITORIUM, 1000 Fifth Ave., Youngstown: Youngstown State University Thomas Colloquium – Lori Greiner, 7 p.m. Wednesday, free but tickets are required. www.stambaughauditorium.com or call 330-259-0555.

TYLER MAHONING VALLEY HISTORY CENTER, 325 W. Federal St., Youngstown: Bites and Bits of History — program by Joe Pavlansky, author of “Images of America: Campbell,” noon today. 330-743-2589.

VFW HALL, 710 W. Liberty St., Hubbard: Chili Cook Off, 5 to 7 p.m. Saturday, $3. Proceeds benefit Drop in the Bucket Foundation. 330-360-5100.

WARD BEECHER PLANETARIUM, Youngstown State University: “Nightlights,” 8 p.m. Friday and Saturday, free; “The Halloween Show,” 2 p.m. Saturday, free. 330-941-3616.

WARREN-TRUMBULL COUNTY PUBLIC LIBRARY, 444 Mahoning Ave. NW, Warren: “An Evening With Winston Churchill,” portrayed by Kevin Radaker, 6:30 p.m. Tuesday, free. 330-399-8807, Ext. 128.

YOUNGSTOWN STATE UNIVERSITY: Lecture by Polish artist Leslaw Tetla, 2 p.m. Tuesday, room 0018, Bliss Hall, free; lecture by David Barsamian, founder and host of “Alternative Radio,” 7 p.m. Wednesday, Ohio Room, Kilcawley Center, free. 330-941-2307.


PPG PAINTS ARENA, 1001 Fifth Ave., Pittsburgh: Kellogg’s Tour of Gymnastics Champions, 5p.m. Sunday, $27.50-$284.75. Ticketmaster or call 800-745-3000.

QUICKEN LOANS ARENA, 1 Center Court, Cleveland: Ringling Bros. and Barnum & Bailey Circus — “Out of This World,” 7 p.m. today and Friday, 11 a.m. and 3 and 7 p.m. Saturday and 1 and 5 p.m. Sunday, $12-$75. www.theQarena.com and by calling 888-894-9424.

ROCK AND ROLL HALL OF FAME AND MUSEUM, 1100 Rock and Roll Blvd., Cleveland: Johnny Cash Day, 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday, free with admission. 216-515-8426.

Family Fun


OH WOW! ROGER & GLORIA JONES CHILDREN’S CENTER FOR SCIENCE AND TECHNOLOGY, 11 W. Federal St., Youngstown: Hours are 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. Monday through Thursday, 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Friday and Saturday and noon to 4 p.m. Sunday, $8 adults and children ages 2 and older, $7 senior citizens, educators and veterans and free for children less than 2 years old. 330-744-5914.


CARNEGIE SCIENCE CENTER, One Allegheny Ave., Pittsburgh: Hours are 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Sunday through Friday and 10 a.m. to 7 p.m. Saturday. Admission is $19.95 for adults and $11.95 for children ages 3 to 12. 412-237-3400.

CHILDREN’S MUSEUM OF PITTSBURGH, Allegheny Center, Pittsburgh: Hours are 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. daily. $16 adults and $14 senior citizens and children ages 2-18. 412-322-5058.

COSI COLUMBUS, 2400 Olentangy Road, Columbus: Hours are 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Wednesday through Saturday and noon to 6 p.m. Sunday, $20 adults and $15 children ages 2 to 12. 614-228-COSI.