Today’s entertainment picks:

Today’s entertainment picks:

v Pat Benatar, 8 p.m.: Trailblazing rocker whose hits stand the test of time at Covelli Centre; 800-745-3000.

v Brier Hill Italian Fest, 4 p.m. to midnight: Morra tournament starts at 7:30 p.m. and the Rex Taneri Band takes the stage at 9:30 p.m. Corner of Calvin and Victoria streets, Youngstown.

v The Glendi, noon to 10 p.m.: Greek festival at St. John Greek Orthodox Church, 4955 Glenwood Ave. (just north of Shields Road), Boardman.

v Carlos Jones, 7 p.m.: Cleveland’s reggae king in a free concert at Warren Community Amphitheater, 321 Mahoning Ave. NW, Warren.

v Party on the Plaza, 6 p.m. to 2 a.m.: The Houseband will take the stage around 8 p.m. for this end-of-the week outdoor party in front of Warehouse 50, on Central Square, downtown Youngstown.

“Say Yes to the Dress” (9 p.m., TLC): The reality show returns for its 10th season with an episode that has actress Kristin Chenoweth lending wedding-day fashion advice to her assistant.

“Ghost Adventures” (9 p.m., Travel Channel): Yep, the Pioneer Saloon sounds like a good place to find — wait for it — spirits.

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First Night seeks event staffers


First Night Youngstown, the family-oriented New Year’s Eve entertainment event held at multiple downtown venues, is seeking staffers for this year’s event.

Staff will receive a small monetary stipend. Mandatory training will be in November. Shift start times will vary depending on the venue, but none will end later than 10 p.m., giving staff an opportunity to enjoy the remaining festivities and the fireworks.

Interested people must send an email to or call 330-744-9966 to request an application. Applications are due by Aug. 31.

Performing arts class registration


Salem Community Theatre, 490 E. State St., will host fall registration for its performing arts program from 2 to 4 p.m. Sunday. Dance, piano and voice lessons will be offered. Instructors Carrie Mazzucco (dance), Allison Oyster (piano) and Neil Meloro (voice) will register new students as well as existing ones from last year’s roster, on Sunday.

The dance program is accepting students age 3 to adult in tap, ballet, jazz, tumbling, baton and hip-hop. Pre-school and kindergarten combo classes as well as private dance lessons are also available. For more information, go to or call 330-332-9688.

‘Dancing’ champion to teach classes


Anna Trebunskaya, former “Dancing with the Stars” professional champion, will host and teach two dance classes Monday at the Fred Astaire Dance Studio, 5090 Market St.

The classes are open to the public but space is limited. The cost is $35 for one or $55 for both.

Call 330-788-3200.

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