Today’s entertainment picks:
v Silly Science Sunday, 11 a.m. to 5 p.m.: Kids will love this fun outdoor event, and might even learn something. It’s outdoors at the OH WOW! Children’s Center for Science and Technology, West Federal Street, downtown Youngstown ($10); 330-744-5914
v Paul Jacobs, 4 p.m.: Acclaimed organist will present a concert on the pipe organ at Stambaugh Auditorium, 1000 Fifth Ave., Youngstown; 330-259-0555
vJohnny Appleseed Festival, 11 a.m. to 8 p.m.: The central square of quaint Lisbon will take on a festive atmosphere.
v Lordstown Apple Cider Festival, noon to 9 p.m.: Seasonal fun at Lordstown High School, Salt Springs Road.
v “Spamalot,” 2:30 p.m.: Last chance to see the Monty Python musical at Youngstown Playhouse, off Glenwood Avenue; 330-788-8739
“THE 65TH PRIMETIME EMMY AWARDS” (8 p.m., CBS): The new fall season kicks off in earnest this week with a deluge of series premieres. But first we celebrate the best television work of the past season. Neil Patrick Harris is our host for what could be a historic bash. For the first time, Internet-only shows are big-time contenders as Netflix crashes the party with nominations for “House of Cards” and its “Arrested Development” revival.
“Dexter” (10 p.m., showtime): After eight killer seasons, the groundbreaking drama “Dexter” comes to a close. Will our blank-faced antihero escape to Argentina, or will he pay dearly for his sins?
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‘End of Men’ author at YSU
Hanna Rosin, author of “The End of Men: And the Rise of Women,” will speak at Youngstown State University at 7 p.m. Wednesday in the Chestnut Room of Kilcawley Center. The event is free to the public. Rosin is a senior editor at Atlantic magazine and a founder and co-editor of DoubleX, Slate‘s women’s section. She covered politics and religion for the Washington Post for many years, and has written for the New Yorker, The New York Times, GQ and The New Republic. Her book “The End of Men,” sparked a national conversation.
Comedy show for a good cause
Comedian Quinn Patterson will perform at the Funny Farm, inside Mojo’s Pub and Grill, 6292 Mahoning Ave., at 9 p.m. Friday as a fundraiser for Clare Bridge Center. Proceeds will benefit the Alzheimer’s Association. Call 330-759-4242 for reservations. Tickets are $15.