The Update | Engelbert Humperdinck, Army Concert Band Coming to Stambaugh

YOUNGSTOWN – Engelbert Humperdinck will come to Stambaugh Auditorium on Dec. 14 for a 7:30 p.m. concert.

The iconic British pop singer has recorded in a variety of music genres in his 50-plus year career.

He has 64 gold albums and 35 platinum, four Grammy nominations, a Golden Globe, and stars on the Hollywood Walk of Fame, Las Vegas Walk of Fame, and Leicester Walk of Fame.

Humperdinck’s first single was “Release Me,” which went into the Guinness Book of Records for achieving 56 consecutive weeks on the charts. It was No. 1 in 11 countries.

Tickets range from $48 to $78 (plus $6 service fee), and are available now at, by phone at 330 259 9651 and at the DeYor Performing Arts Center box office.

Army Concert Band, Chorus Coming to Town

YOUNGSTOWN – The U.S. Army Field Band Concert Band and Soldiers’ Chorus Washington, D.C., will perform at Stambaugh Auditorium at 7:30 p.m. on Nov. 3.

The concert, titled “Heroes,” will be a celebration of people who have gone above and beyond in service to their communities.

The concert is free, but tickets must be obtained in advance (limit of four tickets per order) at, by phone at 330 259 9651, or at the DeYor Performing Arts Center box office.

The concert will present a musical journey through stories of strength, determination, and courage shared through the generations of those that answered our nation’s call.

The U.S. Army Field Band and Soldiers’ Chorus has been entertaining audiences of all ages for more than six decades.

As the premier touring musical representative for the United States Army, the band travels thousands of miles each year presenting a variety of music.

The Concert Band is the oldest and largest of the Field Band’s four performing components. This elite 65-member instrumental ensemble, founded in 1946, has performed in all 50 states and 25 foreign countries.

Trivia With a Twist for Potential Development

YOUNGSTOWN – Potential Development will present Mahoning Valley Trivia with a Twist on Thursday, Sept. 29, from 6-9 p.m. at The Lake Club, 1140 Paulin Road, Poland. 

This is the eighth year that Potential Development has sponsored a trivia event. Originally a sports trivia night, the event now offers participants the opportunity to showcase their knowledge on a wide array of topics. All proceeds support the school’s programs for children with autism.

Teams of up to eight participants, age 21 and older, are available for a $1,500 table sponsorship, which gives them an open buffet and beverages; opportunities to bid on a silent auction; various games such as cornhole; and the chance to win team prizes during the trivia contest.

Special guest and Potential Development alumna Amarah Parker will perform “The National Anthem” at 7 p.m., just prior to the beginning of the games portion of the evening.

 An iPad Pro 128 GB-3rd Generation will be raffled at the event for those unable to attend as a team. Tickets are $20 each and available via Venmo @PotentialDevelopment, cash or check or by emailing Jodi Harmon at The winner need not be present to win the iPad.

Potential Development is a Pre-K through 12th grade school for children with autism.

Cooking for One or Two Demonstration

YOUNGSTOWN – The Jewish Community Center of Youngstown is offering Cooking for One or Two, a cooking demonstration for older adults, at the JCC, 505 Gypsy Lane.

Participants will learn how to prepare a base meal of chicken and mixed vegetables, and turn them into several unique dishes, perfect for one or two people. They will learn small scale meal prep, planning for leftovers, tips and tricks to keep the items tasting fresh and tender, and sauce options. Participants will receive a couple of prepared meals to take and enjoy at home.

Participants may choose one of three sessions: noon to 1:30 p.m. Sept. 30; 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. Oct. 25; or 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. Nov. 15.

This program is brought to the JCC by the Mercy Health Community Health Education program. Registration is required by calling the JCC Wellness Office at 330 746 3250 ext. 153.

Published by The Business Journal, Youngstown, Ohio.