Today’s entertainment picks:
v Nature Stone Mahoning Valley Home and Garden Show, 10 a.m. to 8 p.m.: Welcome spring with this impressive gathering of new products and services at Eastwood Expo Center in Niles; 330-652-6980.
v Show Time at Monteen’s, 9 p.m.: Local bands, singers, comedians, poets and more will get stage time in this talent show, hosted by playwright and jazz singer Martha Robinson-Brogdon, aka, Marti B. The Swag Band and DJ Dr. G are also in the lineup. It’s at Monteen’s Club Amauri, 3807 Belmont Ave., Liberty. To be in the show, call 330-720-2485.
v “Dating Sucks,” 8 p.m.: An original musical that takes a comic look at the pitfalls of dating. Rust Belt Theater, at Calvin Center, 755 Mahoning Ave., Youngstown; 330-507-2358.
v “Send Me No Flowers,” 8 p.m.: Opening night for this comedy at Trumbull New Theatre, 5883 Youngstown-Warren Road, Niles; 330-652-1103.
v “Ragtime,” 7:30 p.m.: A musical set in turn-of-the-century New York, presented by Top Hat Productions, at Fairview Arts and Outreach Center, 4220 Youngstown-Poland Road, Youngstown; 800-838-3006.
“Grimm” (9 p.m., NBC): A horrible new predator creeps into Portland and it’s targeting a young expectant couple who are close friends with Wu (Reggie Lee).
“Shark Tank” (9 p.m., ABC): Does the idea of a tongue-lashing from Mark Cuban make anyone else feel like they need to take a shower?
“Vegas ER” (10 p.m., Discovery Fit and Health): An emergency room in Sin City? My money’s on red.
TV listings, B6
Irish step dancing program at center
The Brier Hill Cultural Center, 145 Jefferson St., will present an Irish step dancing performance and a talk by Jenny Beil of the Burke School of Irish Dance at 10 a.m. Saturday. Beil will discuss the roots of Irish step dancing and the history of the Burke school, which has a branch in Youngstown. Admission is $5. The Brier Hill Cultural Center, formerly St. Casimir Church, is just off Martin Luther King Boulevard (U.S. Route 422).
Documentary on human trafficking
A 22-minute documentary titled “Chosen” will be shown at 2 p.m. Sunday at Evergreen Seventh-day Adventist Church, 7668 Glenwood Ave. Produced by Shared Hope International, the film is intended to educate teens on how to recognize the manipulative tactics of human traffickers. The event is open to the public.
Ukraine holocaust film to be screened
The local Carpatho-Rusyn Society will screen “Harvest of Despair” at 1:30 p.m. Sunday at the Butler Institute of American Art, 524 Wick Ave.
The documentary film is about the genocidal artificial famine that killed up to 10 million Ukrainians at the hands of Joseph Stalin in the 1920s and ’30s.
Admission and parking are free.
For information, contact Mike Vasilchek 330-755-6883.