M Gallery at Erie Terminal Place Prohibition Costume Ball

M Gallery at Erie Terminal Place in downtown Youngstown will host a YSU collaborative event - a glamorous 1920s themed Halloween Masquerade on Friday, October 30th from 8:00 pm - midnight. The party recalls 1923, the year the historic Erie Terminal was built. 1920s themed costumes encouraged but not required. Music by the swingin' jazz band Dr. Zoot from Pittsburgh! Costume contest at Midnight! .

Southside Fine Arts Academy: Opening Event

The Southside Fine Arts Academy, located at the Fairview Arts and Outreach Center, 4220 Youngstown-Poland Road, has its opening event on Tuesday, October 13th at 4:00 pm. The Academy, sponsored by The Mahoning Valley Chorale, will be open on Tuesdays and Thursdays in October, with Saturday classes added in November. The Academy is open to all children in the greater Youngstown area grades K-12. There is no cost to participate. Registration and schedule information at 330-707-2144.

OCCHA’s 43rd Annual Fundraiser Gala

OCCHA, the social service agency serving the Hispanic and Multi-Cultural community, is celebrating 43 years of service with an adults only event at the Antone’s Banquet Centre, on Market Street, in Boardman, on Friday, October 16, 5:30-11:00 pm. Tickets and information available by phone at 330-755-0430 or by email at

North of Madison Avenue Better Block Association Celebration

The North of Madison Avenue Better Block Association is sponsoring a celebration on Friday, October 2, 4:30 - 10:00 pm, and all day on Saturday, October 3. It will include a “pop-up” market, YSU Student Jazz Ensemble at Dorian Books; lectures, movement and cooking demos; music, poetry, and food. Music at Madison presents "Songs of Broadway" on Saturday evening - reservations required. The North Side Farmer’s Market will also expand and have some extra activities on Saturday. More information on Facebook, and at (330) 360-0648.

Annual Tribute to Black Excellence

The Youngstown Alumnae Chapter of Delta Sigma Theta Sorority presents its Annual Tribute to Black Excellence Award Dinner, honoring outstanding African Americans who contributed in Delta's Five Point Programmatic Thrust: Educational Awareness; Political Awareness; Physical and Mental Health; International Awareness, and Economic Development. The dinner is scheduled for Friday, September 25, at 6:30 pm.

YWCA of Youngstown: Lunch and Learn - Ballroom Dancing for Physical and Mental Well-being

The YWCA of Youngstown presents Lunch and Learn - Ballroom Dancing for Physical and Mental Well-being, featuring Lynda McPhail and Joe Sepesy from A Time To Dance, on Thursday, August 20 at noon. [Joe will share his journey from US Army helicopter pilot and 100% disabled veteran to accomplished ballroom dancer.] To register, contact Elise at or 330-746-6361.

WYSU Summer Memberhip Party

WYSU-FM is hosting its Summer Membership Party at the Magic Tree in Boardman on Wednesday, August 26, at 5:30 PM. Appetizers will be provided, along with entertainment from J.R. Richeley and his jazz combo. Information and reservations can be made at 330-941-3363.

The Legal Creative: Legal Clinic for Creatives

The Legal Creative is presenting a Legal Clinic for Creatives at the Main Branch of the Public Library of Youngstown and Mahoning County, on Friday, July 24th from Noon to 4:00 PM. During the Legal Clinics, art professionals and art organizations can schedule an appointment to meet face-to-face with a volunteer attorney. Registration is free and open to all artists and arts organizations regardless of income, however, consultations are limited to topics relating to the running of an arts business, such as copyright law, trademark law, contract law, and general business formation.

St. Patrick Church: Summer Arts Camp

St. Patrick Church, on Oak Hill Avenue, in Youngstown, is hosting a Summer Arts Camp the week of August 3 - 7, from 9:00 am-2:00 pm daily. Activities include singing, drama, handbells, boomwhackers, hands-on visual art activities, creative writing/poetry and individual instrument tutoring. All of the classes are being taught by qualified artists from the parish, artists from the community, as well as from Youngstown State University. The art camp is open to all children Grades K-12. There is a $5.00 registration fee per child.

The Youngstown Alumnae Chapter of Delta Sigma Theta Sorority: Jazz Soiree

The ladies of the Youngstown Alumnae Chapter of Delta Sigma Theta Sorority, Inc. present their 4th annual Jazz Soiree, on Saturday, May 30, 7:00 - 11:00 pm, at St. Dominic Recreation Center at 77 E. Lucius Avenue, in Youngstown. Tickets available from Dr. Sherri Lovelace-Cameron, at 330 619-7146, or email


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