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Published: Sun, July 28, 2002 @ 12:00 a.m.


Arms Family Museum of Local History -- 648 Wick Ave., Youngstown, (330) 743-2589: "Far From Home: Stories From Immigrant Children to the Mahoning Valley" on display through August; "Who's the Fairest of Them All: Evolving Images of Beauty," through Nov. The period rooms of the Arms Family Home, permanent exhibit on local history. Hours are 1-4 Tuesdays-Fridays and 1:30-5 Saturdays and Sundays. Guided tours available by appointment. Archival library open 9-4 Tuesdays-Fridays and 1-5 Saturdays.Austin Log Cabin -- 3797 S. Raccoon Road, Austintown: Open house, 1-4 p.m. first Sunday of each month. (330) 792-1129.Burchfield Museum -- 867 E. Fourth St., Salem, (330) 332-8601: Open 1-6 p.m. Saturdays and Sundays. Canfield Historical Society Bond House -- 44 W. Main St., Canfield, (330) 533-3458: Open 2-4 p.m. first Sunday of each month. Tours by appointment.Canfield Historical Society Mahoning Dispatch Museum -- 19 S. Broad St., Canfield, (330) 533-3458: Tours by appointment.Hoyt Institute of Fine Arts -- 124 E. Leasure Ave., New Castle, Pa., (412) 652-2882: Hours are 9-4 Tuesdays-Saturdays.Jefferson Depot -- 147 E. Jefferson St., Jefferson: Group tours by appointment. (216) 293-5532 or (216) 576-1282.John Stark Edwards House -- 303 Monroe St., Warren: Open 1-4 p.m. Saturdays and Sundays, through August. Group tours by appointment. (330) 394-4653.Kent State University Museum -- E. Main and Lincoln streets, Kent; (330) 672-3450. "Home Sweet Home Designing Domesticity: Decorating the American Home Since 1876," through Dec. 15; "The Artistry of Adrian: Hollywood's Celebrated Design Innovator," through Dec. 8; "Of Men and Their Elegance," through Dec. 15; Collecting Cup Plates: A Loan Exhibition from the Thomas E. Kruggel Collection, through Dec. 8. Hours are 10-4:45 Wednesdays, Fridays and Saturdays; 10-8:45 Thursdays; noon to 4:45 Sundays. Closed to the public Mondays, Tuesdays.Log House Museum -- On the Square, Columbiana: Tours by appointment. (330) 482-2983.Loghurst Farm Museum -- 3967 Boardman-Canfield Road, Canfield, (330) 533-4330: Open weekends through Oct. 31.McKinley Memorial -- 40 N. Main St., Niles, (330) 652-1704: Hours are 9-8 Mondays through Thursdays, 9-5:30 Fridays and Saturdays. Closed Sundays through Labor Day. Group tours by appointment.Mill Creek MetroParks Melnick Museum -- Davis Center, Fellows Riverside Gardens, Youngstown: "Weddings, A Park Celebration," through August. (330) 740-7116.Museum of Ceramics -- 400 E. Fifth St., East Liverpool, (330) 386-6001 or (800) 600-7180: Hours are 9:30-5 Wednesdays through Saturdays and noon-5 Sundays and holidays. National Packard Museum -- 1899 Mahoning Ave., Warren, (330) 394-1899: Annual Car Show, 8-6 Sunday (All-makes cruise-in, noon-5; all-Packard review and promenade, 2). Open noon-5 p.m. Tuesdays through Saturdays and 1-5 p.m. Sundays.Old Stone Tavern/Erie Station Museum -- 119 E. Washington St., Lisbon: Tours by appointment. (330) 424-9000.Salem Historical Society Museum -- 208 S. Broadway, Salem, (330) 337-8514: Open 1-4 p.m. Sundays.Springfield Township Historical Society -- 14176 Youngstown-Pittsburgh Road, Petersburg: Open house, 1-3 p.m. first Sunday of each month through October.Springfield Township Historical Museum -- 14176 Youngstown-Pittsburgh Road, Petersburg: Tours by appointment.Strock Stone House -- 7171 Mahoning Ave., Austintown: Open house, 1-4 p.m. first Sunday of each month. (330) 792-1129.Struthers Historical Society Museum -- 50 Terrace St., Struthers: Tours by appointment. (330) 750-1766.Sutliff Museum -- Warren Public Library, 444 Mahoning Ave. N.W., second floor, Warren, (330) 399-8807: Hours are 2-4 p.m. Wednesdays through Saturdays.Victorian Perambulator Museum of Jefferson -- 26 E. Cedar St., Jefferson, (216) 576-9588: Open 11-5 Wednesdays and Saturdays, through August. Viets Museum -- 224 N. High St., Cortland, (330) 638-8606: Hours are 1-4 p.m. Sundays or by appointment.Vocal Group Hall of Fame & amp; Museum -- 98 E. State St., Sharon, Pa., (412) 983-2025: Hours are 10-4 Monday-Friday by appointment; 4-8 p.m. Monday-Friday open to the public; noon-8 p.m. Saturday-Sunday subject to private booking; 8 p.m.-midnight Saturday-Sunday private booking.War Vet Museum -- 23 E. Main St., Canfield, (330) 533-6311: Open 9-4 every day. Group tours and alternative times available by appointment.Ward-Thomas Museum -- 503 Brown St., Niles, (330) 544-2143: Heritage Day fund raising event, 11-5 Aug. 4. Group tours by appointment.Wellsville River Museum -- 1003 Riverside Ave., Wellsville: Open 1-5 Sundays, through Aug. 25. (330) 532-3048. World War II Vehicle Museum -- 5959 W. Liberty St., Hubbard, (330) 534-8125: Open 9-noon and 1-5 p.m. weekdays, weekends by appointment.Youngstown Historical Center of Industry & amp; Labor -- 151 W. Wood St., (330) 743-5934: Hours: 9-5 Wednesdays-Saturdays; noon-5 Sundays and holidays.Cleveland Museum of Natural History -- One Wade Oval Drive, University Circle, Cleveland, (216) 231-4600: Live animal shows, 1:30 and 3:30 Saturdays and Sundays. Hours are noon-5 Sundays, 10-10 Wednesdays. "3,2,1 Blastoff" program, 2:30 Mondays through Fridays; 8:30 p.m. Wednesday; 10:30 a.m., 12:30, 1:30, and 3:30 p.m. Saturdays; 11:45 a.m., 12:30, 2 and 4 p.m. Sundays. Hours are Memorial weekend through labor day weekend. Noon to 5 Sundays, 10-5 Mondays-Saturdays.Great Lakes Marine and U.S. Coast Guard Memorial Museum -- 1071 Walnut Blvd., Ashtabula, (440) 964-6847 or 224-0972: Hours are 11-6 Thursdays through Mondays through August.Great Lakes Science Center -- 601 Erieside Ave. (North Coast Harbor), Cleveland, (216) 694-2000: "Titanic: The Exhibition," through Sept. 2. Tickets through TicketMaster. Hours are 9:30-5:30 daily. In Cleveland Clinic OMNIMAX Theater: "Journey Into Amazing Caves"; "Ring of Fire." Call for OMNIMAX times.Hale Farm and Village -- 2686 Oak Hill Road, Bath, (330) 666-3711 or (800) 589-9703: Open daily through Oct. 31. Health Museum of Cleveland -- 8911 Euclid Ave., Cleveland, (216) 231-5010: Hours: 9-5 weekdays, 10-5 Saturdays and noon-5 Sundays. Closed major holidays.Hubbard House Museum -- Walnut Boulevard and Lake Avenue, Ashtabula, (440) 964-8168: Open noon-6 Fridays through Sundays through Labor Day.Kent State University Museum -- Rockwell Hall, South Lincoln and East Main streets, Kent, (330) 672-3450: Hours are 10-4:45 Wednesdays, Fridays and Saturdays, 10-8:45 Thursdays and noon-4:45 Sundays.Military Aviation Preservation Society Air Museum -- 5359 Massillon Road, North Canton, (440) 896-6332: Hours are 6-9 p.m. Wednesdays and 8-4 Mondays and Saturdays.Massillon Museum & amp; National Memorial -- 121 Lincoln Way East, Massillon, (330) 833-4061: Hours are 9:30-5 Tuesdays through Saturdays and 2-5 p.m. Sundays.McKinley Museum -- 800 McKinley Monument Drive N.W., Canton, (330) 455-7043: "The Inventions of Leonardo da Vinci" on display; Mother's Little Helper (toys from several decades), through Labor Day; Hours: 9-5 Mondays-Saturdays, noon-5 p.m. Sundays.Museum of Transportation -- Routes 19 and 108, Harlansburg, Pa., (724) 652-9002: Hours are 10-5 Tuesdays through Saturdays and noon-5 Sundays through summer.NASA Glenn Research Visitor Center -- 21000 Brookpark Road, Cleveland, (216) 433-2000: Hours: Open now: 9-4 weekdays, 10-3 Saturdays and noon-5 Sundays.Pro Football Hall of Fame -- 2121 George Halas Drive N.W. (off Interstate 77), Canton, (330) 456-8207: Hours are 9-8 daily.Rock and Roll Hall of Fame and Museum -- 1 Key Plaza, Cleveland, (888) 764-ROCK: Now open "In Their Own Write: The Original Lyrics to Some of Rock's Greatest Songs" lyrics from Talking Heads, Chuck Berry, Aerosmith, Suzanne Vega and more; "From the Other Side of the Glass" photographs by Eddie Kramer, opening Oct. 4. Hours are 10-9 Wednesdays, 10-5:30 other days. Advance tickets are available by calling (800) 493-ROLL.Stan Hywet Hall and Gardens -- 714 N. Portage Path, Akron, (330) 836-5533: Wine Tasting Series: 7 p.m. Aug. 30 Pacific Northwest, Sept. 27 Great Lakes and Beyond, and Nov. 1 California Holiday. Crags and Crevices Tour: Aug. 1, 2, 20. Nooks and Crannies Tour, Sept. 5, 6, 17 and Oct. 10, 11, 15. Open 10-4 Tuesdays through Saturdays. Regular hours April through December, 10-4:30 daily. Grounds open from 9-6 daily. Western Reserve Historical Society -- 10825 East Blvd., Cleveland, (216) 721-5722: "Cleveland Crimes," through Oct. 6; "Cocktails & amp; Suburban Culture" fashions exhibit, through Sept. 9; "Silken Treasures: A Selection of Gowns by Fortuny," through Sept. 2; "Beech Brook: A History of Hope for Children," through December. Hours: Noon-5 Sundays, 10-5 other days.Carnegie Science Center -- 1 Allegheny Ave., Pittsburgh: "UPMC SportsWorks," now open; Miniature Railroad and Village open; "Yinzburgh: An Exhibition of Photograpic Images from Melting Pot Pittsburgh," Opened Fall 2001; "Busytown," through Sept. 10. Showing in Rangos OMNIMAX theater: "Solarmax," through Oct. 17; "Africa's Elephant Kingdom," through Dec. 19; "Grossology: The Impolite Science of the Human Body," Sept. 28-March 23, 2003. Museum hours: 10-6 through Sept. 2. Call (412) 237-3400 for OMNIMAX times, TicketMaster for tickets.Carnegie Museum of Natural History -- 4400 Forbes Ave., Pittsburgh, (412) 622-3131: "Art Wolfe, The Living Wild," through Saturday; "Biodiversity 911: Saving Life on Earth," through Aug. 29; "Underwater Odyssey," "Butterfly Garden," opening June 29; "Under Arctic Ice," Aug. 10-Oct. 26. Hours: 10-9 Thursdays, 10-5 Tuesdays, Wednesdays, Fridays and Saturdays and noon-5 Sundays.Meadowcroft Museums of Rural Life -- 401 Meadowcroft Road, Avella, Pa., (412) 587-3412: Tours by appointment.Pittsburgh Children's Museum -- 10 Children's Way, Allegheny Square, Pittsburgh, (412) 322-5058. Tuesdays through Saturdays 10-5, Friday 10-8, Sunday noon to 5. Senator John Heinz Pittsburgh Regional History Center Gallery -- 1212 Smallman St., Pittsburgh, (412) 454-6393: "Hidden Pittsburgh A to Z," through October. Hours are 10-5 daily.


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