Today’s entertainment picks:

Today’s entertainment picks:

v Youngstown Film Festival, 4 p.m.: “Youngstown: Still Standing” is up first, followed by “General Education” at 7 p.m. It’s at the Oakland Center for the Arts, 220 W. Boardman St., Youngstown;

v Jamey Johnson, 8 p.m.: Country music star at The Harv auditorium at Mountaineer Casino, W.Va. 2, Newell, W.Va.; 800-804-0468.

v Fall Pumpkin Fest, noon to 5 p.m.: Family fun with rides and entertainment at Conneaut Lake Park;

v Mike Jones, 8 and 10 p.m.: Comedian returns to the Funny Farm Comedy Club, now at Mojo’s Pub, 6292 Mahoning Ave., Austintown; 330-759-4242.

v Joe Grushecky, 9 p.m.: Steel City rock’n’roll at Shotz, 3730 Oakwood Ave., Austintown; 330-799-2510.


“Community Connection” (7 a.m. Sunday on 21 WFMJ-TV; and 7 p.m. Tuesday on Time Warner Cable community access channel): Phil Lempert, known as the Supermarket Guru, will join host Madonna Chism Pinkard via satellite to discuss options to help with food collections for the Second Harvest Foodbank with WalMart.

Next, the Vistein Family representing the March of Dimes will discuss the 18th Signature Chef’s Auction to raise funds for the organization featuring local chefs and their unique dishes.

Michele Merkel, president and Heather Chunn, board chair of Junior Achievement of Mahoning Valley will discuss the group’s 60th anniversary. A banquet dinner and program will recognize honorees in the community who have served the Junior Achievement programming in local schools.

“Sunday Morning With Dee” (8 a.m. Sunday on WKBN-TV 27): Educational systems across the nation are being encouraged to keep the lights on and doors open to after-school programs to assist children to learn and be successful in school. LaDonna Walker and April Alexander, members of the Afterschool Alliance, will share their local program called “Lights On Afterschool”.

“Increase the Peace” (6:30 p.m. today on MyYTV): Host Andrea Mahone sits down with Lois Koval and Kera Thompson of the Junior League of Youngstown. Find out how they will showcase some new styles to raise funds on Oct. 25.

Also, Connie Hathorn, superintendent of the Youngstown City Schools, will discuss what this November’s levy means for the schools, teachers and students.

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YSU concert


The YSU Concert Band and Wind Ensemble will give a concert at 8 p.m. Monday at Stambaugh Auditorium, 1000 Fifth Ave. Tickets are $5 ($4 for seniors and students, free with valid YSU ID).

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