Schools offering myriad of musicals

“BYE BYE BIRDIE”: The Howland High School Drama Club will perform “Bye Bye Birdie” at 7 p.m. Friday and Saturday, and 2 p.m. Saturday and Sunday, at Howland Middle School. Admission is $10 per ticket wth multiple show tickets $15. For advance sale tickets, call the high school main office between 8 a.m. and 2 p.m. at 330-856-8200, Ext. 68220.

“SHREK THE MUSICAL”: The Girard High School Drama Club will present “Shrek the Musical” at 7 p.m. Friday and Saturday, and 4 p.m. Sunday at the high school, 1244 Shannon Road, Girard. The program is a musical stage adaptation based on the Dreamworks Animation motion picture and book by William Steig. Admission is $9 for adults and $5 for students.

LAKEVIEW’S “ALADDIN”: Lakeview High School will present the Broadway version of Disney’s “Aladdin” at 7:30 p.m. Saturday and 3 p.m. Sunday in Raidel Auditorium. The show is being presented by permission of Music Theatre International, New York.

Tickets are available at Daybreak Music for advanced, reserved seating. General admission tickets will be available one hour before each show in the auditorium lobby at Lakeview High School, 300 Hillman, Cortland. Prices are $10 for adults and $6 for seniors and students.

HIGHWAY TO HEALTH: Hubbard Exempted Village School District will host Highway to Health, a free health fair for its staff on Friday. Students will not be in school on that day as staff participates in the screenings. During the afternoon portion of the health fair, members of the Mahoning Valley Law Enforcement Task Force will guide teachers through an illicit drug identification course. The task force will allow teachers and staff to view and become more familiar with illicit drugs so they have a better idea of what to be on the lookout for in school and in life. The sessions will be broken into four, half-hour classes. The first class will begin at noon at Hubbard High School.

ART IN MUSIC: The Warren Philharmonic Orchestra is sponsoring its 11th annual Art in Music contest for Trumbull County students in grades 3 through 8. The objective of the contest is to create artwork that expresses the entrant’s feelings and his / her visual interpretation of one of the pieces to be performed at this year’s spring concert, “Scheherazade, 1001 Tales of Arabian Nights,” by Nikolai Rimsky-Korsakov.

Teachers are provided CD recordings of Scheherazade excerpts, along with notes from WPO conductor Susan Davenny Wyner that provide background and elicit critical thinking.

Home-schooled students in Trumbull County are welcome to participate.

There is no cost to participate and all entries become property of the Warren Philharmonic Orchestra and must be submitted to the orchestra office, 174 N. Park Ave., Suite 9, Warren, by 4 p.m. Monday.

Art in Music Contest winners will be introduced and their awards presented at the orchestra’s spring concert at 3 p.m. April 7 at the First Presbyterian Church, 256 Mahoning Ave. NW, Warren, and their artwork will be on display. For information, call 330-399-3606.


• Warren Family Mission, 155 Tod Ave. NW, gives out supplemental bags of food and clothing from 10 a.m. to noon and 1 to 3 p.m.

• Business Connections of Trumbull County — 7:30 a.m. Panera Restaurant on Elm Road, Warren. 330-719-0727.

• Roundtable Carvers woodcarving club — 9 to 11:30 a.m., Senior Center, Fifth Avenue, Youngstown, 330-318-3609.

• Engage Prayer and Intercession Group — 6:30 p.m., 3217 Surrey Ave., Warren. 330-550-3393.

• Thursday Morning Recovery — 10:30 a.m, Meridian Place, 1184 Meridian Road, Youngstown.

• Where Are You at Today — noon, United Methodist Community Center, 760 Main Ave., Warren.