Saturday, September 2, 2017
Today’s entertainment picks:
v Canfield Fair, 8 a.m. to 11 p.m.: There will be harness racing at 11 a.m., and a truck and tractor pull at 7 p.m., at the grandstand. Admission to the fair is $7 ($3 for age 7-12); additional charges may apply for grandstand shows. Go to canfieldfair.com.
v Scrappers baseball, 7:05 p.m.: It’s fan appreciation night at Eastwood Field in Niles, as the local team takes on State College. For tickets ($8 to $13), go to mvscrappers.com.
v 7 Bridges, 5:30 p.m.: The popular Eagles tribute band, with open act Full Moon All Stars, will be featured at the final River Rock concert series show ($8) of the season; riverroackatheamp.com.
v Greek Food and Wine Festival, noon to 10 p.m.: The final ethnic food festival of the summer (free admission) is at Archangel Michael Greek Orthodox Church, 401 12th St., Campbell; 330-755-9072.
v Michael Nichols piano recital, 2 p.m.: The winner of the young artists competition at the Dana School of Music at Youngstown State University will give a classical recital ($5) at the Ursuline Center, 4280 Shields Road, Canfield.
“Candy Crush” (8 p.m., CBS): It’s the two-hour season finale of this live-action game show based on the mobile game, in which players use their wits and agility to compete on enormous, interactive game boards.
For complete listings, see TV Week magazine, included with today’s paper.
LOCAL TOPICS ON TV
“Community Connection” (Sunday at 6:30 a.m. on 21 WFMJ-TV and 11 a.m. on WBCB-TV): Mental illness, combined with opiate usage, has caused a crisis in the Valley, but there is help available. Hope Haney, executive director of the National Alliance for Mental Illness, Mahoning Valley, will join host Madonna Chism Pinkard to discuss these issues and the various free programs available in the community.
Next, Pastor Rafael Cruz and Cassandra Leavell of Teen Straight Talk will discuss the second free community forum on teen suicide in the Valley and encourage parents and teens to attend.
“A Conversation with Dee” (Sunday at 7:30 a.m. on WYTV-TV): Host Dee Crawford will talk with the organizers of Project Dawn and their upcoming training for overdose awareness and emergency treatment.
MVHS plans events to mark birthday
The Mahoning Valley Historical Society will mark its 142nd birthday with a free open house Sunday from noon to 4 p.m. at the Tyler History Center, 325 W. Federal St., downtown.
The Young Leaders Advisory Board will conduct historical walking tours of the downtown area at 12:30 and 2 p.m. The event also will feature a local history fair with displays from the McKinley Memorial Library, Canfield Historical Society, the Niles Historical Society, Melnick Medical Museum, the Youngstown State University Archives and the Youngstown Historical Center of Industry and Labor.
For information, call 330-743-2589 or go to mahoning- history.org.