Inspiring Minds' 1st Annual Black Tie Affair in Youngstown is scheduled for Saturday, May 9 at 6:00 pm, at Stambaugh Auditorium in Youngstown. The evening will feature keynote speaker Jim Tressel; appearances by Ray "Boom Boom" Mancini and YSU football coach Bo Pelini; dinner and dancing; and the opportunity to learn more about Inspiring Minds. Since 2006, over 2,000 students have participated in the program's Education, Health & Wellness, College & Career Readiness and Personal Development activities.
The YSU Peace & Conflicts Studies Program and the YSU Department of Politics & International Relations are sponsoring a talk on the topic How Do Planes Crash? A Discussion of Two Controversial Air Disasters from an Engineering Perspective, in the Jones Room of YSU's Kilcawley Center, on Friday, April 17 at 3:00 pm. Presenting their findings will be Dr. Wieslaw Binienda of Akron University's Civil Engineering Department and Glenn Arthur Jorgenson, an aviation expert at the Technical University of Denmark.The event is free and open to the public.
On Thursday, April 23 at 5:30 pm, YWCA Warren will participate in the national event, Stand Against Racism, and invites the community to a free screening of the film Hidden Colors 3: The Rules of Racism. The event is intended to raise awareness of the negative effects of racism on individuals and communities and provide a safe space for civil dialogue. The event will be held at the YWCA Warren, 375 North Park Ave., just north of Courthouse Square.
Fallen City Writers will present a reading from their recently published anthology on Sunday, April 19th at 2:00 pm, at the Oak Hill Collaborative, 507 Oak Hill, in Youngstown. Parking available in lot on lower level. Please use entrance at lower level door. This is a celebration of the new anthology and National Poetry Month.
The Links, Incorporated Youngtown Chapter, Mercy Health, Anthem, Youngstown State University and the American Heart Association will hold the 10th annual health fair 300 Sisters in Red, in the Kilcawley Center atYoungstown State University, on Saturday, April 18, from 8:00 am - 2:00 pm. Participants must be registered for the fasting blood health screenings. Register information is available at 330-480-3070. Programs include fitness training, massages and breakout sessions will guest speakers. [The featured keynote luncheon speaker will be Dr. Fidelis O.
The YWCA of Youngstown is presenting You Are What You Eat...and Exercise!, on Saturday, April 25th, at 9:30 AM. This health fair for women will present information about weight management, nutrition, and healthy meal preparation. Free chair massages, hand-outs, giveaways, and food sampling will be provided. The event is free and open to the public. More information can be found at 330-746-6361.
The YWCA of Youngstown presents Be Healthy, Be Active, on Wednesday, April 15, at 3:30 pm, at the Chaney Academy New Gym, Chaney High School, on Hazelwood Avenue, in Youngstown. This program for youth will include information on weight management and obesity in youth, nutrition information, and cardio line dance. Information available at ywca.org/youngstown.
The Ursuline Center is presenting "From Sarajevo to Syria- the Horror & Hope for Refugees", a free lecture about oppression in war-torn areas, on Saturday, May 2nd, at 10:00 AM, at The Ursuline Center in Canfield. The lecture is free and open to the public but a ticket is required. More information is available at 330-799-4941.
James Randi, magician, escape artist and the world’s most tireless investigator and demystifier of paranormal and pseudoscientific claims, visits Youngstown State University on Monday, March 30, at 7:00 pm, in Room B112 of Cushwa Hall. An Honest Liar, a documentary of Randi’s life, will be screened, followed by a question-and-answer session.
The St. Christine School in Youngstown is holding its 2015 Health and Wellness Expo on Saturday, April 18th, at 9:00 AM. The expo will feature over fifty exhibits, medical screenings, a blood drive, and brunch. The event is free and open to the public with all ages welcome.