MVHS: Hands On History

The Mahoning Valley Historical Society presents Hands On History this summer -- with several events that encourage learning about history through arts & crafts, dressing up, playing games and more -- Wednesdays from 2:00 - 4:00 pm at the Tyler History Center and the Arms Family Museum. More information at

Salem Public Library: Keeping Your Family’s Past

Pamela L Speis, Archivist at Mahoning Valley Historical Society, will present the program “Keeping Your Family’s Past” on Wednesday, July 22, from 6:30-7:30 pm in the salem Public Library’s Quaker Room. The presentation will provide discussion and advice on the proper care and preservation of photographic formats, manuscripts and ephemera that make up a family’s history. Online registration through the library’s website at is required for this presentation which is free of cost to attend and open to the public. More information at 330-332-0042.

Salem Public Library: Adult Vaccinations

The Salem Public Library presents clinical pharmacist Kevin Fuschetto on Wednesday, July 8, at 6:30pm speaking on the topic “Addult Vaccinations: Find Out How to Stop the Flu, Shingles, Pneumonia, and Pertussis Too!” This program is open to the public and free to attend. Registration available online at More information at 330-332-0042.

YSU Williamson MBA Program Meeting

The YSU Williamson College of Business Administration is presenting an informational meeting about the Williamson MBA program,today at 6:00 pm, in Room 3415 of Williamson Hall. The Williamson MBA is designed with the working professional in mind, offering a 39 credit hour program. Scholarships are available. The Williamson MBA program is accredited by AACSB International. More information is available at the Williamson MBA Office at or call 330-941-3069. For more details on the Williamson MBA program visit

Lit Youngstown: Larry Smith & Paul Gentile

Lit Youngstown presents a reading by Larry Smith, editor of Bottom Dog Press of Sandusky, and Paul Gentile, author of Salvatore and Maria: Finding Paradise , on Wednesday July 1, at 7:00 pm., at Suzie’s Dogs & Drafts on N. Phelps St. in downtown Youngstown. The reading will be followed by an open mic segment. It is free and open to the public.

Summer Festival of the Arts 2015

Youngstown State University presents its annual Summer Festival of the Arts on Saturday, July 11th from 10 am to 6 pm, and Sunday, July 12th from 11 am to 5 pm. This event features a showcase of art works in all media by local and regional artists in the Artists' Marketplace, craft making at a Children's Hands On Art Tent, the Festival of Nations, food, and live musical entertainment. More information is available at

Riverfest Celebration 2015

The Friends of the Mahoning River present the Riverfest Celebration 2015 on Saturday, June 6th from noon to 9:00 pm at the B & O Station (530 Mahoning Avenue) in Youngstown. This annual celebration will include educational and historical activities and displays, children's activities, crafts, kayak and canoe rides, and more.] More information about this event is available at

Youth Summer Workshops at the Art Outreach Gallery

The Art Outreach Gallery is expanding its summer workshops and children's programs this year, scheduled from June 22 to July 10 at the Art Outreach Gallery in the Eastwood Mall Complex. Workshops are designed for students 5 to 18 years of age. RSVP by completing the registration form and return it to the Art Outreach Gallery. The form can be downloaded at More information available from Gail Stark, at 330 219-7833.

Stop the Violence Rally & Community Fun Day

Imani Community Programming is sponsoring a Stop the Violence Rally & Community Fun Day on Saturday, June 6, Noon - 4:00 pm, at Christ Centered Church, 3300 Hundson Avenue in Youngstown. There will be food, fun, music, and games. More information at (330)788-7530.

Annual Honoring Our Ancestors Intertribal Powwow

The Annual Honoring Our Ancestors Intertribal Powwow takes place on Friday, June 19 through Sunday, June 21, at the Ashtabula Antique Engine Club Grounds, 4026 US 322, Williamsfield, Ohio. Gates and vendors open daily 10 am to 6 pm. The grand entry is at noon. There will be Native American food, vendors, history, and storytelling! Drums by Rapid River Drum and Clear Water Cherokee Drum. More information at


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