Mill Creek MetroParks presents a Book Discussion on John D'Agata's book, About A Mountain, on Saturday, December 14th at 10 A.M. at the Ford Nature Center (840 Old Furnace Road) in Youngstown. [This event will focus on the book about Mr. D'Agata's investigations into the Las Vegas water supply, suicide, politics, and the controversial disposal of nuclear waste at Yucca Mountain.] More information about this event is available at (330) 740-7107.
The Youngstown State University and Multicultural Affairs Office presents A Workshop entitled, Struggle for Justice - Owning Our Past, Claiming Our Future, on Monday, January 20th at 9 A.M. at the First Presbyterian Church (201 Wick Avenue) in Youngstown. [This workshop, led by Senator Nina Turner, will be interactive and focus on strategies to help improve social conditions of the residents of the Mahoning Valley.] More information about this event is available at (330) 788-0545.
Mill Creek MetroParks presents an event entitled, A Taste Of Tea, on Thursday, December 12th from 6:30 until 8:30 P.M. at the D.D. and Velma Davis Education and Visitor Center in Fellows Riverside Gardens (123 McKinley Avenue) in Youngstown. [This event will feature Dr. Y.T. Chiu demonstrating how to make the perfect cup of tea, tapas and four teas to try, and more.] Registration and more information about this event is available at (330) 740-7116.
The Ward Beecher Planetarium, on the campus of Youngstown State University, presents In My Backyard on Saturday, December 7th for two shows at 1 and 2:30 P.M. [In My Backyard shows all kinds of things that can be found in backyards, including the colors of the rainbow, bugs, spiders, different seasons, the planets, the moon, and the stars in the nighttime sky.] More information about this program is available at (330) 941-1370.
Youngstown State University and the Victorian Players present a Seminar entitled, JFK and Dallas, on Saturday, December 7th at 7:30 A.M. in the Chestnut Room of Kilcawley Center, on the campus of YSU. [This seminar is in relation with the Victorian Players' Spector of Treason - Oswald Trial presentation, and will include Forensic Pathologist, Dr. Cyril H. Wecht, speaking on JFK's autopsy, Crime Scene Investigator and Forensic Pathologist, Sherry Fiester, speaking on the JFK shooting, Debra Conway, Steve Jones, and Jerry Policoff.
The Ward Beecher Planetarium, on the campus of Youngstown State University, presents Winter Skywatch on Friday, December 6th and Saturday, December 7th at 8 P.M. both nights. [Winter Skywatch deals with locating planets and constellations, constellation lore, and current space events.] More information about this program is available at (330) 941-1370.
The Ward Beecher Planetarium, on the campus of Youngstown State University, presents George and Oatmeal Save Santa on Saturday, December 14th and Saturday, December 21st at 1 and 2:30 P.M. both days. [This program tells about George, the planetarium wizard, and Oatmeal, the snowman, and how they must work together in order to save the lost Santa.] More information about this program is available at (330) 941-1370.
The Mahoning Valley Civil War Round Table presents Dr. L. Diane Barnes in a Lecture entitled, Frederick Douglass and the Dawn of Emancipation, on Monday, December 9th at 6:30 P.M. at Antone's Banquet Centre (8578 Market Street) in Boardman. [Dr.
The Dana School of Music presents the Youngstown State University Concert Band and Wind Ensemble in a Concert entitled, Portraits And Tributes, on Monday, November 25th at 8 P.M. at Stambaugh Auditorium (1000 Fifth Avenue) in Youngstown. [Portraits And Tributes will feature music to commemorate a significant event or as a musical portrait, and will include Elegy for a Young American by LoPresti, to the memory of John F.