Urban Ballet boot camp
YOUNGSTOWN -- Inner-city youths who enjoy the arts and love to dance may audition for Shakers Performing Arts Camp, a two-week dance boot camp at the Youngstown Boys & amp; Girls Club, 2105 Oakhill Ave. The camp will teach several styles of dance as it prepares them for an urban ballet, a concert of movement. It is headed by Shuwanda Curry and Laiona Weaver, both professional performers from New York. Enrollment is limited; registration will be taken through Monday at the Boys & amp; Girls Club. Auditions will be from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday. Camp runs from Monday through July 1. For more information, call (330) 782-2714.
Music season kickoff
MERCER, Pa. -- The Mercer Community Band will open its 28th season of music on courthouse square at 7:30 p.m. Friday, featuring the theme "Echoes of the past" and vocal soloist Mark Hamilton and instrumental soloist Eduardo Mandujano-Aquilar, principal flutist of Youngstown State University's Dana Symphony Orchestra and graduate assistant of William Slocum, symphony conductor. Warm-up entertainment will be provided by Catro at 6:15 p.m. In the event of bad weather, the concert will be moved to Mercer High School, 545 W. Butler St., two blocks from the square. For more information, call Dr. Hendley D. Hoge, band director, ad (724) 475-4618.
Evening trolley rides
WASHINGTON, Pa. -- Evening trolley rides and museum tours will be offered during "Trolleys Till Dark" at the Pennsylvania Trolley Museum, 1 Museum Road, from 7 p.m. to 10 p.m. Friday and July 8. Tours begin at 7, 7:45, 8:30 and 9:15 p.m. Complimentary Rita's Italian Ice will be served in the picnic area. Admission is $6 for adults, $5 for seniors (65 and older), $4 for children (3-15) and free to children 2 or younger and includes unlimited four-mile round-trip trolley rides, guided tour of the museum's original car house, the photo exhibit "On the Car Line: Pittsburgh & amp; Points South." For more information, call (724) 228-9256 or visit www.pa-trolley.org.
Bridge Street Stroll
ASHTABULA -- The third annual Bridge Street Antique Stroll in Historic Ashtabula Harbor starts Saturday, from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m., with many new vendors. The Harbor Merchants Association hosts the event the third Saturday of each month from June through October. Antique dealers or collectors are being sought.
For directions, more information or to reserve a space, phone (440) 964-0164.