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Published: Sun, September 22, 2002 @ 12:00 a.m.


Arms Family Museum of Local History -- 648 Wick Ave., Youngstown, (330) 743-2589: "Who's the Fairest of Them All: Evolving Images of Beauty," through November; 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: Tours by appointment. (330) 394-4653.Kent State University Museum -- East Main and Lincoln streets, Kent; (330) 672-3450. "Home Sweet Home": "Designing Domesticity: Decorating the American Home since 1876," through Dec. 15, 2002; "The Artistry of Adrian: Hollywood's Celebrated Design Innovator," through Dec. 8, 2002; "Of Men and Their Elegance", through Dec. 15, 2002; "Collecting Cup Plates": A Loan Exhibition from the Thomas E. Kruggel Collection, through December 8, 2002. Hours are 10-4:45 Wednesdays, Fridays and Saturdays; 10-8:45 Thursdays; noon to 4:45 Sundays. Closed to the public Mondays, Tuesdays and Thanksgiving.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 and 1-5 Sundays. Group tours by appointment.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: 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 June 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 Saturdays.Viets Museum -- 224 N. High St., Cortland, (330) 638-8606: Morning at the Museum Series, "Masterpieces of the Butler Museum" with Dr. Louis Zona, 10 a.m. Oct. 15; "19th Century Voices of Trumbull County," with Ann Penman, 10 a.m. Nov. 12; "Christmas in Song and Story" with pianist Audrey Schinkel, 10 a.m. Dec. 10; Hours are 1-4 p.m. Sundays or by appointment.Vocal Group Hall of Fame & amp; Museum -- 98 E. State St., Sharon, Pa., (724) 983-2025: Hours are 10-4 Monday-Friday by appointment; 4 to 8 p.m. Monday-Friday. Open to the public; noon to 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: Open house, 2-5 p.m. first Sunday of each month. Group tours by appointment.Wellsville River Museum -- 1003 Riverside Ave., Wellsville: Open by appointment; (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.Ashtabula County Historical Society Log Cabin -- Seven Hills Road, Ashtabula: (440) 576-2681.Century Village Museum -- State Routes 87 and 168, Burton, (440) 834-1492: Western Reserve Pioneer Days, 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. today.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. Best of Show (ages 5 and above), through October; Hubble's Bubbles, through October; Din & eacute; "The People": Life & amp; Culture of the Navajo Din & eacute;: Life of the Navajo, through Jan. 5, 2003 (mini pow-wow, 10-4 Nov. 2); "Anglers All: Humanity in Midstream," Oct. 21-Jan. 13, 2003; Native American Culture Celebration, 10-4, Nov. 2. 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: Open noon-5 weekends Labor Day through September and October.Great Lakes Science Center -- 601 Erieside Ave. (North Coast Harbor), Cleveland, (216) 694-2000: "Brain: the World Inside Your Head," Oct. 5-Jan. 5. Hours are 9:30-5:30 daily. In Cleveland Clinic OMNIMAX Theater: "Journey Into Amazing Caves"; "Ring of Fire"; "Jane Goodall's Wild Chimpanzees" opens Oct. 4. 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 1-5 p.m. Fridays through Sundays.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: 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 Saturdays and noon-5 Sundays.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: "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: Friday, "Great Lakes and Beyond"; and Nov. 1, "California Holiday." Crags and crevices tour: "Nooks and Crannies Tour," 5:30-7:30 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; "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 Photographic Images from Melting Pot Pittsburgh," opened Fall 2001; Showing in Rangos OMNIMAX theater: "Solarmax," through Oct. 17; "Africa's Elephant Kingdom," through Dec. 19; "Grossology: The Impolite Science of the Human Body," Saturday-March 23; "The Human Body," Oct. 11-June 26. Museum hours: 10-5 Sunday-Fri. and 10-6 Sat. through Dec.8. Call (412) 237-3400 for OMNIMAX times, Ticketmaster for tickets.Carnegie Museum of Natural History -- 4400 Forbes Ave., Pittsburgh, (412) 622-3131: "Under Arctic Ice," through Oct. 26; "Fascinating Fakes," through Dec. 8; "Under Antarctic Ice," through Nov. 10. 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 2002. Hours are 10-5 daily.


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