McKinley Christmas, Niles, Ohio

The McKinley Christmas will take place in downtown Niles,on Saturday, December 5 afternoon from noon to 4:00 pm. There is free admission to all of the sites, free parking, and a free trolley to shuttle visitors between the sites. All of the sites will be decorated for the holidays. There will be seasonal music at all of the sites, and Santa will be visiting all the sites as well. The historic Ward Thomas House will be offering tours, President McKinley will be greeting visitors at the McKinley Memorial and the McKinley Family will be greeting visitors at the McKinley House.

The Butler Institute of American Art: An American Holiday

The Butler Institute of American Art in Youngstown presents the 45th Annual American Holiday Fine Arts and Crafts Show & Sale , Saturday, December 5 and Sunday, December 6. 100 craft vendors will be offering original pottery, jewelry, fine art, holiday decor and more. More at

Butler Institute of American Art: Family Holiday Open House

The Butler Institute of American Art in Youngstown presents its Annual Family Open House on Sunday, November 22nd from noon to 3:00 pm. Enjoy a free afterooon of fun with kids's hands-on activities. Even take a 'selfie' with Santa and the Elves. More at Butler

Metaphysical Insights 528: Author Freddie Silva

Metaphysical Insights 528 is hosting a presentation by Freddie Silva, author of The Lost Art of Resurrection, on Wednesday, November 11, at 7:00 pm, at the Scope Center, 220 West Market Street, in Warren.

Mercer County District Attorney Forum

The League of Women Voters of Mercer County, a non-partisan organization, will be sponsoring a District Attorney Forum on Wednesday, October 28 at 7:00 pm, at Penn State Shenango in the Forker Laboratory building. Join the League of Women Voters at this event to learn more about the views and visions of these candidates, who are vying for the Mercer County’s top law enforcement position.

YWCA Warren: Self-Defense 101

The YWCA Warren is offering a basic self-defense course in collaboration with experts from Gordon's American Martial Arts on Saturday, October 24 from 10 a.m. to 11:30 a.m. at the YWCA's downtown Warren location. This event is free and open to the public. Attendees are asked to register in advance by emailing, calling (330) 373-1010, or registering online at

YSU Department of Politics & International Relations: Law Day

The YSU Department of Politics & International Relations/Rigelhaupt Pre-Law Center is presenting Law Day on Monday, October 26th, from 11:00 am to 1:00 pm in the Presidential Suite of Kilcawley Center. This is an opportunity for students interested in studying law to receive information about the law school admission process and the various law school programs available. Representatives from numerous law schools will be on hand to answer students' questions. More information from Dr. Sracic at 330-941-1672.

YSU Adult Learner Open House

The 2015 Fall YSU Adult Learner Open House Program is an Undergraduate Student Event to recruit individuals that are age 25 and over who have never attended college or former YSU students. It is in the Ohio Room of YSU's Kilcawley Center, on Wednesday, October 28, 5:00 - 8:00 pm. Prospective students will learn about the educational opportunities that Youngstown State University offers non-traditional students. More information at

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.

The Public Library of Youngstown & Mahoning County Pop-Up Library at The Center

The Public Library of Youngstown & Mahoning County is hosting a Pop-Up Library at The Center, located in the Youngstown Unitarian Church on Elm Street, on Tuesday, October 13, 1:00 - 3:00 pm. Check out Library materials, including LGBT-related books and media, sign up for a Library card, or learn about digital resources and branch services.


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