Today’s entertainment picks:

Today’s entertainment picks:

v Hot Rod Super Nationals, 8:30 a.m. to 6 p.m.: Thousands of muscle cars and fun for the whole family at this annual automotive event ($8) at Canfield Fairgrounds;

v Party on the Plaza, 7 p.m.: Hoss and the Juggernauts will take the stage in this after-work party in the city hall parking lot at 111 W. Federal St., Youngstown.

v St. Christine’s parish festival, 4-11 p.m.: Rides, food and all kinds of family festival fun at St. Christine’s grounds, corner of Schenley Avenue and Canfield Road on the West Side.

v “Spamalot,” 7 p.m.: King Arthur meets Monty Python in this zany musical ($12, $10 for students and seniors) presented by Stage Left Players at Trinity Playhouse, 234 E. Lincoln Way

v Scrappers, 7:05 p.m.: The baseball team takes on the Double- days in New York-Penn League action at Eastwood Field; go to for tickets.

“Around akron with blue green” (9:30 P.M., WESTERN RESERVE PBS): A look at the best that Akron has to offer.

“Playing House” (11 p.m., USA): Emma and Maggie (Jessica St. Clair and Lennon Parham) are back for another season of the buddy comedy “Playing House.” And now, the tables are turned as Maggie comes to Emma’s rescue when their friendship faces its biggest challenge yet.

TV listings, C3


Poland Idol seeks singers to compete


Poland Idol singing competition is seeking contestants for the annual event, which will take place July 1 at noon in the gazebo at Poland Village Hall. To register, call Cindy at 330-651-2999. Registration also can be done the day of the event between 10:30 and 11:45 a.m. at the gazebo. Fee is $20. There are four age categories: K-4th grade; 5th-8th grade; high school; and adult. Prizes will be awarded for the top three finishers in each category. Contestants should bring a karaoke CD or a downloaded CD with music only.

Summer Jam show coming to Covelli


Summer Jam, featuring Doug E. Fresh and Shock G, will come to Covelli Centre on Aug. 5 for a 7 p.m. show.

Also on the bill are Lords of the Underground, Nice and Smooth and Rufus Blaq.

Tickets are $29, $49, $69 and $85 and go on sale at 10 a.m. Monday at the Covelli box office, and by phone at 800-745-3000.

Italian Fest seeks makers of beer, wine


The Greater Youngstown Italian Fest homemade wine and beer contest will take place Aug. 6. Home brewers who wish to enter the contest should call Bob Rubano at 330-689-8604 to enter their beer, wine or mead. Trophies and medals will be awarded.

Skynyrd drummer in art exhibition


An exhibition of art by Michael Cartellone, drummer for Lynyrd Skynyrd and a Cleveland native, will go on display July 8 at Wentworth Galleries. Cartellone will appear at the venue from 1-4 p.m. Admission is free.

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