Museum hosts Robotics Day

The Seeing Eye

FIRST DISPLAY: The Northeast Ohio For Inspiration and Recognition of Science and Technology (FIRST) Robotics Alliance and the National Packard Museum will hold the seventh annual FIRST Robotics Day noon to 4 p.m. Saturday at the National Packard Museum in Warren. FIRST Robotics teams from Warren G. Harding and Champion High schools, McGuffey PK-8, and other local schools will be on hand to demonstrate their robots and answer questions. Bots of all shapes and sizes will be on display and food concessions will be available. Admission to the museum’s Legacy Gallery is free for those attending. There is also a robots display in the museum’s permanent exhibit that highlight Aptiv’s long-time support of FIRST robotics. For information, visit

MUSIC IN THE PARK: The Howland Township “Music in the Park” series will be 6 p.m. Sunday at Howland Township Park. Scheduled to perform is the Erie Brass Ensemble.

FARMERS MARKET KICKOFF: The Howland Farmers market will kick off its 12th summer season 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. Saturday at Richard E. Orwig Park, corner of East Market Street and Willow Drive. The market has 35 registered vendors. For a complete list of vendors and their products, visit The first market will feature an educational show by Birds in Flight Sanctuary at 11 am. The market also will feature local musician Joe Fritz, an eclectic blend of blues, rock, alternative country and folk music.

The season runs every Saturday until Oct. 13. For information call 330-856-2340, ext 1029 or

MUSICAL SHOW: The Jewish Community Center of Youngstown is hosting a bus trip to Pittsbrugh to see “Beautiful: The Carole King Musical” 11 a.m. Sunday. The bus will return 7:30 p.m. Cost is $65 per member and $85 non-member. Register online at or contact 330-746-3250 ext. 195.

MANUFACTURING INSTITUTE: The Summer Manufacturing Institute will be 8:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. Monday to June 22 at the Mahoning Valley YWCA of Youngstown and OH WOW! Science and Technology Center. The week-long session is for students in grades fourth to sixth. Students will experience the newest technology and tools being used in the Mahoning Valley. The week will include hands-on engineering, visits to local businesses and time with manufacturing professionals. Call 330-746-6361.

• NAR-ANON– 7 p.m., Howland Community Church, 198 Niles Cortland Road SE, Warren, 12-step program for relatives and friends adversely affected by a loved one’s addiction to drugs. Bill, 330-856-3822.

• We Do Recover — 3 p.m., United Methodist Community Center, 760 Main Ave., Warren.

• Glimmer of Hope — 8:30 p.m., Fellowship Hall, 2555 Rush Blvd., Youngstown.

• A Better Place to Be — 10 p.m., Glenbeigh, 29 North Road, Niles.

• Gamblers Anonymous — closed meeting, 7:30 p.m., Westminster Church, 119 Stadium Drive, Boardman. 330-505-5060.