Sutliff offers spring open house
The Sutliff Museum will have a spring open house from 2 to 4 p.m. Saturday.
The public is invited to have some punch and cookies along with a visit to the Victorian parlor featured in the museum, located on the second floor of the Warren-Trumbull County Public Library, 444 Mahoning Ave. N.W., Warren. The parlor was created with furniture, paintings and memorabilia from the Sutliff family home, which was built in Warren in 1850 and located on High Street. The family home was maintained in authentic Victorian style until the death of Phebe Temperance Sutliff in 1955.
On display during the open house will be a collection of Victorian Easter cards and teapots made by the Hall China Company, which is located in East Liverpool. The teapots will remain on display through April. For more information, call 330-399-8807, Ext. 121.
Staloff paintings displayed at Butler Trumbull
The work of New Jersey artist Fred Staloff is featured in a exhibition currently on display at the Butler Institute of American Art Trumbull Branch, 9350 E. Market St., Howland.
''Interiors and Landscapes'' includes paintings that span six decades of the artist's career. Staloff is a member of Allied Artists of America, Audubon Artists and Artists' Fellowship Inc., and his work has been shown in solo shows at The James A. Michener Art Museum, Galerie Mouffetard, Paris; Atelier Decida, Paris; Kunstzall Polder, The Hague, Holland; and Galerie des Jeunes, Paris.
The 50 paintings, which are part of the Butler's permanent collection, will be on display through May 5. Gallery hours are 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. Wednesday through Sunday. For more information, call 330-609-9900.
MetroParks Farm plans animal baby shower
Mill Creek MetroParks Farm will celebrate the arrival of spring with a farm animal baby show from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Sunday at 7574 Columbiana-Canfield Road, Canfield.
Visitors will be able to see and pet some of the new arrivals at the farm. Cake and punch will be provided while supplies last.
Admission is free. Wagon rides and a craft will be available for $2 per person or $5 per family. For more information, call 330-533-7572.
Dana choirs perform spring concert
The Dana School of Music will present its spring choral concert, "Humanity and Deity in Choral Music,'' at 8 p.m. Monday at St. Columba Cathedral, 159 W. Rayen Ave., Youngstown.
The concert will feature the YSU Dana Chorale, University Chorus, and the Symphonic Choir. The program under the baton of Hae-Jong Lee, will be accompanied by the Dana Chamber Orchestra, a brass quartet and organist Kathryn Miller. It will also feature several vocal soloists, including Lauren Corcoran, Rebecca Enlow, Emily Alcorn, Victor Cardamone, Anthony Ventura, William Hogue and Chris Nutter.
A free-will offering will be collected. For more information, call the Dana School of Music at 330-941-3636.
Crown Theater stage Wilde comedy
Crown Theater Productions will stage the Oscar Wilde comedy ''The Importance of Being Earnest'' the Main Street Theater, 5 N. Main St., Columbiana.
The cast features Erich Offenburg, Leigh Ann Kocanjer, Caleb Pieplow, Amy Arthurs, Ginger Wilczak, Jim Couchenour, Kate Murphy, Kevin Clark and Brian Moore.
Show times are 8 p.m. Friday, Saturday and April 12-13 and 2 p.m. Sunday and April 14. Tickets are $13 for adults and $10 for children ages 10 and younger and are available at www.brownpapertickets.com and by calling 330-482-9915.
GLSC unveils renovated NASA center
The Great Lakes Science Center will celebrate the opening of its renovated NASA Glenn Visitor Center on Saturday with free admission for children ages 12 and younger.
The redesigned visitor center will feature more than 9,000 square feet of new galleries with 50 new interactive exhibits, artifacts and media. The NASA center moved to the science center in 2010, and the renovations were financed through a $5 million capital campaign.
NASA engineers will be on hand for Saturday's festivities, and the first 300 guests will receive a free bag of astronaut ice cream. For more information, call 216-694-2000.