Today’s entertainment picks:
v Mahoning Valley St. Patrick’s Day Parade, 1 p.m.: There are a lot of St. Patrick’s Day parades but probably only one with the theme “Shamrocks of Steel.” It’s on Market Street, between McClurg Road and Southwoods Avenue in Boardman; go to mvstpatrickparade.com.
v “The Pirates of Penzance,” 2:30 p.m.: Gilbert and Sullivan’s comic opera at East Palestine High School, 360 W. Grant St., East Palestine; 330-426-9401.
v “The Sound of Music,” 3 p.m.: A student production at David Anderson High School, 260 W. Pine St., Lisbon; 330-424-1004.
v Michael Austin and SounDoctrine, 4 to 7 p.m.: Jazzy jams at the Lemon Grove Cafe, 110 W. Federal St., Youngstown; 330-744-7683.
v Del Sinchak Band, 2 to 6 p.m.: Polka the afternoon away at the Bessemer Croatian Club, 601 E. Poland Ave., Bessemer, Pa.; 724-667-8997.
“army wives” (9 p.m., lifetime): “Army Wives” gets a major reboot as Season 7 opens. Kim Delaney is out and several new cast members are in, including Brooke Shields, R&B star Ashanti, Torrey DeVitto, and former teen heartthrob Jesse McCartney.
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Lecture to focus on Morgan’s Raid
The Canfield Historical Society’s spring lecture series will begin with a lecture by Atty. Tim Brookes on Morgan’s Raid during the Civil War. The lecture will be at 7 p.m. Thursday at the Bond House, 44 W. Main St., across from the Canfield library.
The lecture is free and pre-registration is not necessary. For information, call the CHS at 330-533-3458
Brookes has served as president of the East Liverpool Historical Society since 1987 and has written numerous historical articles for “Timeline,” published by the Ohio Historical Society, and for “Military Images.” He is a Civil War enthusiast with a particular interest in the great raid of Confederate Gen. John Hunt Morgan into northern Ohio.
‘Lion King’ tickets on sale this week
Tickets for the return engagement of “Disney’s The Lion King” will go on sale at 11 a.m. Friday at the PlayhouseSquare ticket office; by calling 216-241-6000; and online at PlayhouseSquare.org. For orders of 20 or more, call 216-640-8600.
The musical will come to the State Theater July 11-Aug. 4. Curtain times are Tuesday through Friday evenings at 7:30 p.m.; Saturdays at 1:30 p.m. and 7:30 p.m.; and Sundays at 1 p.m. and 6:30 p.m. There also will be a 1:30 p.m. matinee Aug. 1.
YSU guitar studio to perform at JCC
The Youngstown State University’s guitar studio will perform March 21 from noon to 1:30 p.m. at the Jewish Community Center of Youngstown’s J Cafe, 505 Gypsy Lane.
Tickets are $10 and include lunch.
For more information, contact Darlene Muller at 330-746-3251, ext. 106, or email@example.com.