Educational

Healing Mother Earth 6th Annual Native American Powwow

The United Eastern Lenape Nation is proud to present the Healing Mother Earth 6th Annual Native American Powwow, September 5 - 7, at Fischer’s Pine Lake, 3796 Maple Road in Jefferson, OH. All drums and dancers are welcome to participate! There will be Native Vendors, Native American Storytelling, Flute & Auction; Evening Activities include Trade Blanket, Moonlight Dancing, and Drumming. 

Austintown Book Bag Giveaway

The Church of Jesus Christ located at 185 N. Canfield-Niles Road in Austintown will host a book bag and school supply giveaway for Austintown Kindergarten students who need a little help getting a good start to the school year. The giveaway will be held Saturday, August 16th from 10 am to 3 pm at the church.  More information ia available at 330-533-6615

Butler Institute of American Art - Martin Luther King Sculpture

The Butler Institute of American Art, located at 524 Wick Avenue in Youngstown, is exhibiting a 300 pound bronze sculpture of Martin Luther King, Jr., in the museum’s main floor
through November 7th. The three dimensional portrait was created by sculptor John Wilson as a prototype for an eight-foot bronze sculpture that was installed in October, 1983, in Martin Luther King, Jr., Park in Buffalo, NY.

Youngstown Maker City Kick Off Event

The Youngstown Maker City Kickoff Event will be held on Sunday, August 3 from 1-4 pm at America Makes’ headquarters at 236 West Boardman Street, in downtown Youngstown.  This family-friendly event is open to the public, and will feature local hobbyists and makers, 3D printer demonstrations, and tours of the America Makes facility.  The Youngstown Maker City Initiative effort has been lead by America Makes, with support from Congressman Tim Ryan, the Youngstown Business Incubator, the Mahoning County Commissioners, the Convention and Visitors

The Fossil Free Energy Fest

The Fossil Free Energy Fest will be held on the campus of Slippery Rock University oSaturday, July 26 from 11:00 am to 7:00 pm. The festival will include speakers, presenters and vendors on alternative energy. This is an opportunity learn about alternative energy sources.  There will be hot dogs cooked by solar heat, a solar powered motor boat, an electric car are a many other activities.  More information is available at 724-748-4055.

Mahoning County; Annual Canfield Fair

Mahoning County will present its annual Canfield Fair running from Wednesday August 27th through Monday, September 1st from 8 A.M. until 11 P.M. each day at the Canfield Fairgrounds (7265 Columbiana-Canfield Road).

Mahoning Valley Historical Society; Hands-On-History Open House - Discover Native Americans Event

As part of its Hands-On-History Open House Series, the Mahoning Valley Historical Society presents the event entitled Discover Native Americans on Wednesday, July 16th at 2 P.M. at the Arms Family Museum (648 Wick Avenue) in Youngstown. [This event will enable participants to explore the lives of the original inhabitants of the Mahoning Valley while constructing and finding artifacts.] More information about this free event is available at (330) 743-2589 or {mahoning history dot org}www.mahoninghistory.org

First Unitarian Universalist Church In Youngstown; Journey Cafe Series - Self In Purpose Journey

As part of its Journey Cafe Series, the First Unitarian Universalist Church (1105 Elm Street, on the corner of Elm and Illinois, just north of YSU) in Youngstown presents the Self In Purpose Journey on Thursday, August 21st at 7 P.M. [This event will feature a fun, casual, and safe space to explore the self in relation to living a life rich in meaning and peace, in an atmosphere that encourages questions, conversations, and personal stories.] More information about this journey or the series is available at (330) 746-3067.

First Unitarian Universalist Church In Youngstown; Journey Cafe Series - Self In Family Journey

As part of its Journey Cafe Series, the First Unitarian Universalist Church (1105 Elm Street, on the corner of Elm and Illinois, just north of YSU) in Youngstown presents the Self In Family Journey on Thursday, July 31st at 7 P.M. [This event will feature a fun, casual, and safe space to explore the self in relation to family, in an atmosphere that encourages questions, conversations, and personal stories.] More information about this journey or the series is available at (330) 746-3067. 

First Unitarian Universalist Church In Youngstown; Journey Cafe Series - Self In Place Journey

As part of its Journey Cafe Series, the First Unitarian Universalist Church (1105 Elm Street, on the corner of Elm and Illinois, just north of YSU) in Youngstown presents the Self In Place Journey on Thursday, July 10th at 7 P.M. [This event will feature a fun, casual, and safe space to explore the self in relation to our place in our community, in an atmosphere that encourages questions, conversations, and personal stories.] More information about this journey or the series is available at (330) 746-3067. 

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