The Youngstown Historical Center of Industry & Labor is holding an Historical Editing Workshop on Thursday, November 17, at 5:30 pm. Americorps Ohio is sponsoring the workshop which features Dr. Diane Barnes, professor at Youngstown State University, who will discuss the various methods of editing and transcribing historical documents such as letters, journals, diaries, etc. This event is free and open to the public. The Youngstown Historical Center of Industry & Labor is located at 151 W. Wood Street in Youngstown.
The YWCA of Youngstown presents "An Intro to Technovation Challenge 2017," on Saturday, November 12, from 9:00 am - 2:00 pm. Technovation Challenge teams code an app from scratch geared towards meeting a community need. The app is entered in the International Technovation Challenge for a chance to win $10,000 in order to fully develop their app. More information at 330-746-6361, x125.
The Mahoning Valley Civil War Round Table presents a lecture by David T. Dixon, author and historian, on "The Lost Gettysburg Address: Charles Anderson’s Civil War Odyssey," on Monday, November 14, at 6:30 pm, at Antone’s Banquet Centre, in Boardman. Reservations are required. More information at
330-757-4727 or mahoningvalleycwrt.com.
The YSU Dana School of Musicpresents the Dana Young Artist Competition, on Sunday, November 20, from 1:00 - 5:00 pm, at Stambaugh Auditorium, in Youngstown. Students compete throughout the afternoon for the opportunity to perform a solo in the Spring semester with the Dana Symphony Orchestra. The public is invited to drop in anytime to watch a variety of performances.
The YSU Dana School of Music presents the Opera Workshop, Thursday, November 17 and Friday, November 18, at 7:30 pm, in the Spotlight Theater, in Bliss Hall, on the YSU campus. The workshop is free and open to the public.
The YSU Dana School of Music present a guest artist master class by tenor Michael Pegher, on Thursday, October 27, at 4:00 pm, in the Spotlight Theater in Bliss Hall on the YSU campus. The master class is free and open to the public.
The Dorothy Day House of Hospitality presents a panel discussion on "Understanding the Refugee Crisis," on Wednesday, October 19, at 7:00 pm, at St. Columba Hall, on Wood Street, in Youngstown. Master of Ceremonies will be Dr. Timothy Francisco, Professor of English and Director of Working Class Studies at YSU. [Panelists include Kelly A. Gauger, Deputy Director, Refugee Admissions Bureau of Population, Refugees, and Migration U.S. Department of State; Rev.
The League of Women Voters of Mercer County and Stony Point Grange are sponsoring a forum for the candidates representing the 7th, 8th, and 17th state house districts, on Thursday, October 20, at 7:00 pm, at the Thiel College's Howard Miller Center in Greenville. The public is encouraged to attend to hear the candidates' positions on issues that will impact the citizens of not only our districts, but of the entire state.
The YSU Department of Politics & International Relations and Rigelhaupt Pre-Law Center presents its annual Law Day, on Monday, October 24th, 11:00 am - 1:00 pm, in the Presidential Suite of YSU's 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 at 330-941-1672.