Yoga Room offers food bank fundraiser
The Yoga Room is teaming with Second Harvest Food Bank of the Mahoning Valley for ''An Evening of Gratitude'' at 7:30 p.m. Nov. 8.
The event will combine classes of Yin Yoga with Maureen Lauer-Gatta and Dancing Mindfulness with Jamie Marich. No previous yoga or dance experience is required.
Suggested donation for the combined classes is $20.00 or participants can donate non-perishable food items. The event will take place at the Yoga Room, 2232 Elm Road N.E, Warren. For more information, call 330-637-7171.
Alumni musicians sought for YSU homecoming
The Dana School of Music invites all former members of the YSU Marching Band to participate in the annual Homecoming YSU Alumni Band on Saturday.
Alumni musicians are asked to arrive at 8:30 a.m. on Saturday, and a rehearsal will start at 9 a.m. in Bliss Hall room 2326 with director Joe Pellegrini. The alumni will join the YSU Marching Pride for a rehearsal at Stambaugh Stadium at 10:30 a.m. before tailgate lot performances starting at 11 a.m. and pregame and halftime appearances.
Sign up forms are available online at www.ysubands.org
Sculpture is topic of Butler lecture
Director Louis Zona will discuss some of his favorite three-dimensional works in the next ''Who's Who in Art'' lecture at the Butler Institute of American Art, 524 Wick Ave., Youngstown.
Multiple art materials, methods, philosophies and subject matter will be discussed in this talk which will also include some of the historic and contemporary Butler holdings.
The program starts at at 2 p.m. Sunday, and admission is free. For more information, call 330-743-1107.
Murder-mystery becomes theater fundraiser
Saturday is the reservation deadline for ''Marriage Can be Murder,'' the third murder mystery dinner fundraiser for Geauga Lyric Theater Guild in Chardon.
Guests will be attending a wedding reception where someone bumps off the mother-in-law. Audience members will have to solve the whodunit as part of an evening that includes dinner, the play, a silent auction, pick-a-prize raffle, 50/50, and mystery boxes. The event start at 6 p.m. Nov. 10 at the Berkshire Hills Country Club in Chesterland.
Tickets are $45 per person and $80 per couple, and the event is for guests ages 21 and older. Reservations are due Saturday and can be made by calling 440-796-2179.
Ghoulardifest invades Parma
The Big Chuck & Lil John Ghoulardifest will be held this weekend at the UAW Hall, 5615 Chevrolet Blvd., Parma.
The annual celebration of Ghoulardi, the '60s horror movie host on WJW-TV, and the programs the show spawned will feature appearances by ''Big Chuck'' Schodowski, ''Lil John'' Rinaldi, Bob ''Hoolihan'' Wells, Son of Ghoul, Jim Szymanski, Tom Feran, Dick Goddard, Art LoFredo, Roy ''Captain Eddie'' Leasure and others. Entertainment will include The ReBeats on Saturday, Take II Band at 11 a.m. and 2:30 p.m. Sunday and the Beatles tribute act NoWhere Men at 1 p.m. Sunday.
The event runs from 5 to 9 p.m. Friday, 10 a.m. to 7 p.m. Saturday and 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. Sunday. Admission is $15 each day or $30 for weekend pass.
'Drowsy Chaperone' plays Westminster
The musical ''The Drowsy Chaperone'' runs through Sunday at Westminster College in New Wilmington, Pa.
The Tony Award-winning show tells the story of a die-hard musical theater fan who begins listening to the soundtrack of his favorite musical, which comes to life in his apartment. The cast features Joshua Scott, Alexis Shellow, Abigail Miles, Daniel Gutmann, Lauren Claypool, Annaliese Speck, Andria Alessio, Courtney Edmondson, Nolan Randall, Courtney Jackson, Melissa Folker, Adam Seymour, Kedric Reiser, Christian Heasley, Mark McConnell, Kimberlee Moore, Ian Davis, Hannah Timm, Gregory McClelland, Danielle Newport, Kathleen Bachtel, Timothy Lane, Carol Sulla, Christina Kinney and Justin Smith.
Show times are 7:30 p.m. today, Friday and Saturday and 2:30 p.m. Sunday at Beeghly Theater. Tickets are $15 for adults and $10 for senior citizens and non-Westminster students. For reservations or more information, call 724-946-6238.