The Update | Photo Exhibit at Fellows; Art Show at Davis YMCA

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – An exhibition of landscape and nature photographs by Mahoning Valley resident John Fire opens Sunday, Oct. 8, at the Davis Center at Fellows Riverside Gardens, 123 McKinley Ave., and runs through Dec. 31. 

Admission is free.

“I’ve been fortunate enough to travel throughout the United States photographing many of the amazing sites that our country has to offer,” Fire said in a press release. “I’ve also realized that you don’t have to go far from home to capture a beautiful image and that one can be created as close as your backyard if the lighting is right and your imagination is willing.”

The Davis Center is open from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Tuesday through Sunday. An artist’s reception will take place there at 3 p.m. Dec. 3.

Art Show to Open at Davis Family YMCA

BOARDMAN, Ohio – The Davis Family YMCA’s annual “But I Know What I Like” art show will open Sunday, Oct. 8, with a reception and awards ceremony from 1 to 2:30 p.m.

The show, which is free and open to the community, will run through Nov. 12. The art created by local artists graces the halls of the YMCA during this period. The twist is that the art is judged by nonprofessionals.

Frankie Valli & Four Seasons Tribute Show

WARREN, Ohio – Let’s Hang On: The Music of Frankie Valli & The Four Seasons will come to the Robins Theatre on Saturday, Jan. 13, at 8 p.m.

With crisp choreography and attention to detail, the show pays tribute to the band and the Broadway show “Jersey Boys.”

Tickets range from $15 to $35 (plus applicable fees) and will go on sale Friday, Oct. 6, at 10 a.m. at and the box office, 160 E. Market St.

Blood, Sweat & Tears at Westminster

NEW WILMINGTON, Pa. – Blood, Sweat & Tears will come to Orr Auditorium at Westminster College on Thursday, Oct. 12, for a 7:30 p.m. concert.

Formed in 1967, BS&T is noted for its combination of brass with rock instrumentation. While BS&T is not the first band to use a horn section, it is the first to fuse horns with rock, jazz and some blues. 

The band is known for its hits “God Bless the Child,” “Spinning Wheel” and “You’ve Made Me So Very Happy.”

Tickets can be purchased by contacting the Celebrity Series box office at 724 946 7354 or visiting

Square Dancing at Niles Scope Center

NILES, Ohio – The Friendly Squares will host its monthly square dance Saturday, Oct. 14, from 7:30 to 10 p.m. at the Niles Scope Center, 14 E. State St. 

Gene Hammond will be the caller. The theme for the dance is Halloween. Costumes are encouraged but not required. Cider and donuts will be served by the refreshment committee. 

There is a $7 donation per person at the door. For information, call Hammond at 330 506 3370.

Pictured at top: This photo by John Fire is part of the exhibition at Fellows Riverside Gardens’ Davis Center.

Published by The Business Journal, Youngstown, Ohio.