Today’s entertainment picks:

Today’s entertainment picks:

v Simply Slavic party on the plaza, 7-10 p.m.: A free-admission street party on East Federal Street, downtown Youngstown, featuring food trucks and the Chardon Polka Band. It’s a warm-up for Saturday’s Simply Slavic Festival.

v “Julius Caesar,” 6 p.m.: Mahoning Valley Players are staging the Shakespeare tragedy (free admission) with an all-female cast at the Morley Pavilion amphitheater, in the Wick Recreation Area, off McCollum Road on the West Side.

v St. Nicholas parish festival, 6-11 p.m.: Lots of family fun at this annual event ($2) at St. Nicholas church grounds, 764 Fifth Ave., Struthers.

v “Camelot,” 7 p.m.: Stage Left Players’ production of this musical ($12, $10 for students and seniors) features professional actor Reed Allen Worth, who got his start at the theater company. It’s at Trinity Playhouse, 234 E. Lincoln Way, Lisbon; 330-831-7249.

v The Hawkeyes, 8 p.m.: Pittsburgh rockers visit West Side Bowl, 2617 Mahoning Ave., Youngstown; 330-792-7675.

“Quantico” (8 p.m., ABC): Jocelyn shares her very personal story of hearing loss when she finds herself face-to-face with the adversary responsible for the bomb explosion that changed her life forever.

TV listings, C3


Reggae Fest with the Ark Band


The second annual Reggae Fest will take place July 7 at Flambeau’s Live, 2308 Market St., and will feature the Ark Band, Brando and Calvin Stemley and the Stemtecs.

Solo performances by Jamaican artists are also on the bill. Doors open at noon.

Tickets are $15 at the door and $10 in advance at

For information, call 330-953-7822. VIP tickets are also available for $50 and include two food and drink tickets.

Free train rides for Father’s Day


The Cuyahoga Valley Scenic Railroad (CVSR) is running a Dads Ride Free special this Father’s Day weekend, today through Sunday.

The purchase of one adult or child National Park Scenic coach ticket will include one free adult ticket (limit is two free adult tickets per household).

The National Park Scenic coach tickets are $15 ($10 for children, 3-12). Children ages 2 and under do not require a ticket but must sit on parent’s or guardian’s lap.

This special is based on availability and valid for walk up, online or phone orders (advance purchase is recommended).

Tickets can be purchased at the three boarding stations (Peninsula, Akron and Rockside), online at and by phone at 1-800-468-4070, ext. 1.

Comedy open mic at West Side Bowl


The Comedians of Local Interest will present a standup comedy open mic night at 8 p.m. Monday at West Side Bowl, 2617 Mahoning Ave. Admission is free and all-ages are welcome.

Doors open at 7 p.m. Comedians who want to reserve stage time can do so before the show.

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