Today’s entertainment picks:

Today’s entertainment picks:

v Parish festival, 6 to 11 p.m.: Rides, games, a rummage sale and a mechanical bull at Immaculate Heart of Mary church grounds, 4490 Norquest Blvd., Austintown.

v Trumbull County African-American Achievers Festival, 11 a.m. to 11 p.m.: Gospel music, carnival rides, games, arts and crafts, entertainment and food at Courthouse Park, downtown Warren.

v “The Rainmaker,” 7:30 p.m.: Romantic comedy on stage at Victorian Players Theater, 702 Mahoning Ave., Youngs-town; 330-746-5455.

v “Honky Tonk Angels,” 8 p.m.: Country music is at the core of this production at Trumbull New Theatre, 5883 Youngstown-Warren Road, Niles; 330-652-1103.

v Party on the Plaza, 5 p.m.: National blues artist Anthony Gomes and the Dennis Drummond Trio will entertain at this outdoor party in front of Warehouse 50 (formerly Dooney’s Downtown Grill), Central Square, downtown Youngstown.

“Mystery Diners” (10 p.m., Food Network): The stealthy operatives of “Mystery Diners” head to a seafood eatery in New Orleans, where the manager is an aspiring comedian, but the antics of another employee prove to be no laughing matter.

“Continuum” (10 p.m., Syfy): Who killed the mayor? Carlos and Kiera try to find out in the second-season opener.

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Fundraiser for child with Phoenix Rising


In an effort to raise money for 3-year-old Caleb Machel’s team in the Congenital Heart Walk and the Children’s Heart Association, the Viper Room, 1281 Salt Springs Road, will host a fundraiser Sunday at 7 p.m.

The event is for ages 18 and up.

Youngstown-based rock band Phoenix Rising is donating its time to perform at the event, and there will be a silent auction for prizes that include facials, oil changes, and a wide array of gift cards, from First Impression Makeup and Skin, Youngstown Nation, Unique Biker, Viper Room, Red Carpet Automotive, Mahoning Valley Lanes and other local businesses.

The Viper Room will give a percentage of the sales to the cause, and the bartenders will donate all of their tips.

Caleb Machel has been diagnosed with truncus arteriosus. He has undergone several heart surgeries, with the most recent one in February.

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Concert series begins Saturday


The free summer concert series in Newton Falls will begin Saturday when Hogue and Rutan perform from 6 to 9 p.m. in the Jaycee Pavilion of City Park, at Center and Quarry streets.

The remainder of the series is as follows:

June 21: The House Band, 7:30 to 11:30 p.m., Broad Street, downtown.

July 19: The Erie Brass Quartette (Big Band), 7 to 10 p.m., Jaycee Pavilion at City Park.

Aug. 2: The Longshot, 7 to 10 p.m., Jaycee Pavilion at City Park.

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