The Update | Comedian Jim Breuer Coming to Robins Theatre

WARREN, Ohio – Comedian Jim Breuer is bringing his Survival with Laughter Tour to the Robins Theatre at 8 p.m. Friday, Sept. 13.

Breuer was a cast member on “Saturday Night Live” from 1995 to 1998 and starred in the film “Half Baked!” He also has a weekly podcast, “The Breuniverse.”

Breuer’s stand-up comedy tackles everything from marriage and relationships to current events to love and loss, all with one goal in mind – to leave people with a little more hope than they arrived.

Tickets range from $39 to $69 (plus applicable fees) and will go on sale at 10 a.m. Friday, April 26, at and the box office, 160 E. Market St.

Cultural Alliance Event to Focus on England

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – The Mahoning Valley Cultural Alliance will present Stories of Mahoning Valley Immigrants, a series that celebrates the area’s cultures.

The next event will recognize those who immigrated from England and will take place Monday, May 6, at 5 p.m. at Western Reserve United Methodist Church, 4580 Canfield Road. Admission is $35 for MVHS members and $40 for nonmembers.

The speaker will be Peter Norris, a YSU chemistry professor who was born and raised in England. The meal will be provided by the church’s caterers, and the evening will include a performance by pianist Roman Rudnytsky.

Reservations are required and can be made by calling MVHS at 330 743 2589. Deadline is May 1.

Medici Museum to Offer Art Classes

HOWLAND, Ohio – Medici Museum of Art, 9350 E. Market St., will offer instructional sequenced art classes on Fridays in May.

Mary Sinclair will offer classes in acrylic and watercolor painting. The Watercolors for Beginners class will take place from 1 to 2:30 p.m.; Acrylics for Beginners will take place from 4 to 6 p.m.

The classes are two hours. Tuition for each is $120. Students will be required to purchase some materials.

Students must be at least 13 years old. Sinclair is also available to instruct private art lessons. Classes can be purchased through or by check, payable to the museum (Medici Museum of Art).

Call 330 856 2120 for information.

Webinar on Growing Mushrooms, Vegetables

UNIVERSITY PARK, Pa. – For those interested in a foundational exploration of techniques and strategies in mushroom and vegetable production, Penn State Extension is offering a webinar, “Living on a Few Acres: Mushroom and Vegetable Production,” from 6 to 8 p.m. Tuesday, April 23.

The session is designed for the beginning producer or homesteader and for those looking to become more self-sufficient in producing mushrooms or vegetables.

The webinar series covers basic information on how to get started and provides resources with more advanced information for participants to continue pursuing goals or hobbies.
Registration fee is $5. Registrants also will receive access to the webinar recording. More information is available HERE.

Published by The Business Journal, Youngstown, Ohio.