MCCTC cosmetology students open salon
Cosmetology students at the Mahoning County Career and Technical Center have opened The Salon at MCCTC for afternoon hours to the public. Salon hours are Wednesdays and Thursdays 8:30 a.m. to 10 a.m. and now noon to 2 p.m.
The junior and senior cosmetology students will offer haircuts, styling, perms, hair color, manicures and hair removal. All services are performed by students under the supervision of their instructor and prices start at just $5. To make an appointment, call Cosmetology Instructor Lisa Argiro at 330-729-4000, extension 1309.
Treat your sweetheart to a song
The Stephen Foster Chorus invites you to say “I love you” with a song. Surprise your sweetheart on Feb. 14 at home, work, or a restaurant within the Warren-Youngstown area. Packages start at $35 and include a quartet singing two songs, a flower, card and a photo.
For more information, call 330-792-0339 or visit www.stephenfosterchorus.com.
PTA council reaching out to past presidents
The Austintown Council of PTAs is looking for past presidents of all PTA units in Austintown. Past presidents who have not been contacted by the council in the last couple of years should contact Kelly Phillips at firstname.lastname@example.org or 330-270-2669.
Area students named to Dean’s List
The following local students have been named to the Dean’s List for the fall 2012 semester at the University of Mount Union: Lauren Frost (Middle Childhood Education major) and Haley Martinelli (Applied Criminal Justice major), both graduates of Austintown-Fitch High School, and Ashley Williams (Biology major), a graduate of Ursuline High School.
To be eligible for Dean’s List, students must have completed at least 12 credit hours of traditionally-graded coursework while achieving a grade point average of 3.550 or better with no grade below a B.
Wine and beer tasting in Boardman
Team Schein is hosting a wine and beer tasting at Vintage Estates Wine and Beer in Boardman Feb. 24 from 3-5 p.m. The cost is $20 per person and includes eight tastings. Choose from six wine selections or 12 beers on tap from the Diamond bar, hors d’oeuvres and musical entertainment by Ryan Ross. You must be 21 years of age to purchase a ticket and attend the event. To purchase tickets, contact Tina Prestas at 330-559-6918 or email@example.com. All proceeds will benefit the American Cancer Society Boardman Relay for Life on behalf of Team Schein.
Holiday tales for toddlers
The Austintown library will host developmentally-appropriate books, songs, rhymes, finger plays and other activities that will help your child (ages 2-3) become a successful reader on Wednesday at 10 a.m. Children must be accompanied by an adult.
Get your kids moving on Valentine’s Day
This event is for children ages 2-5 who are accompanied by a caregiver. Join the Austintown library for a variety of musical and movement activities that appeal to the “young and restless,” stimulate brain development, and motivate language learning on Thursday at 10 a.m. Adults and kids, get ready to act out stories and rhymes, sing and dance, and talk and play.
Holiday fun time at library
The Austintown library will have developmentally-appropriate books, songs, rhymes, finger plays and other activities that will help your child (ages 4-5) become a successful reader on Wednesday at 11:30 a.m. Children must be accompanied by an adult.
Fibromyalgia support group meeting
On Feb. 20, the Mahoning Valley Fibromyalgia Support Group will meet at Bethel Lutheran Church, located at 425 Crestview Drive in Boardman. This meeting will be from 7-8:30 p.m. and members are urged to bring a friend who is interested in an evening of learning, sharing and fun. Bring any new information or ideas for day to day coping and a smile to share. For more information, call Alice at 330-372-2154 or Nancy at 330-758-8413.
Holiday family stories set for Tuesday.
Put on your PJ’s and bring your favorite stuffed animal to the Austintown library on Feb. 12 at 6:30 p.m. They will read stories, play games, and make a craft. Refreshments will be served. This event is for school-aged children.
Babies and books set at library
Babies ages 6 to 23 months can join the Austintown library for developmentally-appropriate books, songs, rhymes, finger plays and other activities that will help your child become a successful reader every Monday in February at 10 a.m. Children must be accompanied by an adult.
Tales for toddlers set for Wednesdays
Join the Austintown library for developmentally-appropriate books, songs, rhymes, finger plays and other activities that will help your child (ages 2-3) become a successful reader every Wednesday in February at 10 a.m. Children must be accompanied by an adult.
Library hosts Fun for 4s and 5s
Join the Austintown library for developmentally-appropriate books, songs, rhymes, finger plays and other activities that will help your child (ages 4-5) become a successful reader every Wednesday in February at 11:30 a.m. Children must be accompanied by an adult.
Get a clue at the Library
Guess the book characters by looking at their silhouettes during regular library hours throughout February at the Austintown library. Tell a staff member and receive a small prize. For children of all ages.
Gotta move storytime set
Children ages 2-5 who are accompanied by a caregiver can join the Austintown library for a variety of musical and movement activities that appeal to the “young and restless,” stimulate brain development, and motivate language learning every Thursday in February at 10 a.m. Adults and kids, get ready to act out stories and rhymes, sing and dance, and talk and play.
Teens ready for PS2sday
Play video games in the meeting room of the Austintown library after school Feb. 12 and 19 at 2:30 p.m. This event is for teens in grades 7-12.
Adults connect with eReader at library
Bring your eReader to the Austintown library and the librarians will show you how to download eBooks from the Library’s Digital Catalog on their website at 6 p.m. on Feb. 18 or at 10 a.m. on Feb. 23. Space is limited. Call 330-744-8636 and ask for the branch by name to register. For adults.
Kindle class is Monday
Bring your Kindle to the library and the librarians will show you how to download eBooks from the Library’s Digital Catalog on their website on Monday at 6 p.m. Space is limited. Call 330-744-8636 and ask for specific library to register. For adults.
Class features Nook for newbies
Bring your Nook to the Austintown library and the librarians will show you how to download eBooks from the Library’s Digital Catalog on their website today at 10 a.m. Space is limited. Call 330-744-8636 and ask for Austintown Library to register. For adults.
Give from your heart on Valentine’s Day
The Mahoning Chapter of the American Red Cross is proudly serving the needs of St. Elizabeth Hospital by taking blood donations to help the community Feb. 14 from 1-6:30 p.m. at the Austintown library.
Friends of the Library meet Feb. 18
Enjoy a visit from Martha Washington’s representative, Howland resident, Liz Clark, on Feb. 18 at 10 a.m. Elizabeth Cole Clark is a retired history teacher, volunteers at the Butler Museum of Art, is Chairman of the Education Department for the Upton House, serves of the Executive Board of Trumbull 100, is past president of the Trumbull Town Hall Series, and the Upton House. She will discuss the woman’s duties and social obligations of the time and especially the woman who stood beside one of America’s greatest leaders, George Washington. Martha Washington was a devoted wife who spent many difficult times away from Mount Vernon in order to be at his side.
Spend President’s Day at the library
All libraries in the PLYMC system will be open on Feb. 18 (President’s Day).
Ostomy group meets Tuesday at St. E’s
Rhonda Newell-Horton, a staff pharmacist at St. Elizabeth Health Center, will discuss how ostomies affect the absorption of medications during the February meeting of The Youngstown Area Ostomy Support Group.
Sponsored by Humility of Mary Health Partners, the group will meet from 6:30 to 7:30 p.m. on Tuesday in the Cedar Room at St. Elizabeth Boardman Health Center.
The group provides information and encouragement to individuals who have or will have ostomies. The meeting is free and open to ostomy patients, families and friends. Refreshments are provided and parking is free. For information, call 330-480-3440.
Making Kids Count benefit dinner
On March 15, Making Kids Count will host its first benefit dinner at Avion on the Water in Canfield. Proceeds from the event will go to the various programs Making Kids Count sponsors. This event will include dinner, dessert, a cash bar, chance auction and entertainment. Invitations will be mailed in February. For more information on this event, send an email with mailing and email addresses to firstname.lastname@example.org or call the office at 330-758-3434.
Austintown Curves offering free workouts
Curves in Austintown, located at 4330 New Road, is offering free Healthways Silver Sneakers memberships.
Eligible women can workout for free based on their participating Medicare Supplemental insurance. Call 330-793-9802 for information.
Father-daughter princess dance at Boardman Park
Boardman Park will host its 10th annual Father-Daughter princess dance at the Lariccia Family Community Center. The dance will be on three nights this year: Friday and Saturday from 6-9 p.m., and Sunday from 5-8 p.m. This semi-formal dance will include dinner, dancing to DJ music and more. A professional photo for a keepsake of this event will also be included. Tickets are now on sale. They can be purchased at the park office, Monday-Friday, from 8 a.m. until 4:30 p.m. No tickets will be sold at the door.
Fitch alumni cruise planned
An Austintown Fitch Class of 1973 group cruise is booking now. Anyone who graduated from Fitch in the proximity of that year, or went to school with the class, can book a room. The cruise sets sail on March 1, 2014. The Celebrity Constellation will set sail for five days, from Monday to Friday, from Ft. Lauderdale to Cozumel and Key West.
Jill Hildebrand Burstein is the cruise organizer and can be reached at email@example.com, via the class website www.Fitch1973.com contact form, or by calling 248-909-1120. For booking and ship particulars, call travel agent Marilyn DeLisio at 586-948-1251 or email her at firstname.lastname@example.org. Visit www.Fitch1973.com for updates and the cruise flyer.