Jonathan Ryan - Organ Concert

Jonathan Ryan, one of North America's premier young concert organists, will perform at Stambaugh Auditorium on Sunday, September 28 at 4:00 pm. Ryan is currently the Assistant Director of Music at Christ Church in Greenwich, CT, and has received numerous awards, including First Prize and LeTourneau Prize in the 2009 Jordan II International Organ Competition.  Ticket information is available at

Sundays at Stambaugh featuring Rust Belt Theater

Electra, adapted by Robert Dennick Joki from the writings of Sophocles, Euripides, and Aeschylus, tells the story of the aftermath of the Trojan War, as family members fight to decide who will control the throne of Atreus. The performance by Rust Belt Theater takes place on Sunday, September 21 at 12:30 pm, in the Formal Garden.  Ticket information is available at

Reunion II Alumni Invitational

The YSU McDonough Museum of Art presents the Reunion II Alumni Invitational, which runs through November 7.  The YSU Department of Art along with the McDonough have invited a selection of the most distinguished alumni, many of whom have achieved national and international, to participate in a group exhibition. More information about the exhibit and museum hours are available at 330-941-1400.


Butler Institute of American Art - Martin Luther King Sculpture

The Butler Institute of American Art, located at 524 Wick Avenue in Youngstown, is exhibiting a 300 pound bronze sculpture of Martin Luther King, Jr., in the museum’s main floor
through November 7th. The three dimensional portrait was created by sculptor John Wilson as a prototype for an eight-foot bronze sculpture that was installed in October, 1983, in Martin Luther King, Jr., Park in Buffalo, NY.

Mahoning County; Annual Canfield Fair

Mahoning County will present its annual Canfield Fair running from Wednesday August 27th through Monday, September 1st from 8 A.M. until 11 P.M. each day at the Canfield Fairgrounds (7265 Columbiana-Canfield Road).

Mahoning Valley Historical Society; Hands-On-History Open House - Discover Native Americans Event

As part of its Hands-On-History Open House Series, the Mahoning Valley Historical Society presents the event entitled Discover Native Americans on Wednesday, July 16th at 2 P.M. at the Arms Family Museum (648 Wick Avenue) in Youngstown. [This event will enable participants to explore the lives of the original inhabitants of the Mahoning Valley while constructing and finding artifacts.] More information about this free event is available at (330) 743-2589 or {mahoning history dot org}

Yellow Creek Theatre; Movie - The Wizard Of Oz

Yellow Creek Theatre in Poland presents its 10th season of classic films every Friday night. Show time is at dusk and admission is free. Films will be screened on the Route 224 bridge wall behind the Poland Library. Friday, July 22nd's film is the 1939 Family Adventure The Wizard Of Oz, starring Judy Garland, Frank Morgan, and Ray Bolger.] A complete list of films or more information is available at {yellow creek theater dot com}

Austintown Branch Library; Imagine With Us At The Library

The United Way of Youngstown and the Mahoning Valley and the Public Library of Youngstown and Mahoning County present Imagine With Us At The Library on Thursday, July 17th at 6 P.M. at the Austintown Branch Library (600 South Raccoon Road). [This event will feature Lyndsay Cramer, Early Literacy Specialist at the Public Library of Youngstown, and will offer suggestions for parents on how to share books with children so that they will become proficient readers, and a story and an activity for children.] More information about this event is available at (330) 744-8636.

St. Nicholas Orthodox Church; SummerFest

St. Nicholas Greek Orthodox Church (220 North Walnut Street) in Youngstown presents its annual SummerFest running Thursday, July 10th through Sunday, July 13th. [The Greek SummerFest is held in conjunction with the annual YSU Summer Festival of the Arts, and will feature live music and dancing, food and Greek pastries, and a display of cultural memorabilia.] More information about this event is available at (330) 743-5493. 

McDonough Museum; Voices Of The Valley - Share Your Story Booth

The John J. McDonough Museum of Art (525 Wick Avenue) in Youngstown presents the Voices Of The Valley Share Your Story Booth running until July 26th. [Participants are invited to have 25-minute conversations in the style and spirit of Story Corps, and will receive a copy of their recording and a possible inclusion in a digital archive at Maag Library on the campus of Youngstown State University.] Reservations and more information about this event are available at (330) 941-1400. 


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