Educational

YSU Williamson College; Business Seminar - Why Africa Now?

The Youngstown State University Williamson College Of Business Administration presents a Seminar by Patrick Griswold entitled, Why Africa Now? on Thursday, January 16th at 10:30 A.M.

Mill Creek MetroParks; Plant Parts And Patterns - Conifers

Mill Creek MetroParks presents Plant Parts And Patterns - Conifers on Wednesday, January 29th at 11 A.M. at the D.D. and Velma Davis Education and Visitor Center in Fellows Riverside Gardens (123 McKinley Avenue) in Youngstown. [Plant Parts And Patterns - Conifers includes a mid-morning stroll through Fellows Riverside Gardens, an opportunity to learn the basics of patterns of plant families, plant parts, the evolution of plants, and other things that make plants special, and more.] Registration and more information about this event is available at (330) 740-7116.

Dana School Of Music; Second Annual Horn Workshop

The Dana School of Music at Youngstown State University presents the Second Annual Horn Workshop on Sunday, January 12th from noon until 5 P.M. in Room 2326 of Bliss Hall. [This event will feature guest clinician Brett Miller who is a former YSU alumnus and a current performer in the United States Air Force Band in Washington, D.C., a recital by Miller and Stacie Mickens, and displays.] Reservations and more information about this free event are available at (330) 941-3636.

Mill Creek MetroParks; Garden Resources Program

Mill Creek MetroParks presents a Garden Resources Program on Thursday, January 16th from 6:30 until 8 P.M. in the D.D. and Velma Davis Education and Visitor Center, located in Fellows Riverside Gardens (123 McKinley Avenue) in Youngstown. [The program will help gardeners plan for the upcoming season by sharing new and tried and true garden resources, and the best seeds, tools, and ways to keep track of your garden throughout the year.] Registration and more information about this program is available at (330) 740-7116.

Villa Maria Center; Coffee and Contemplation Series - Discovering Blessing Lecture

As part of its Coffee and Contemplation Series, the Villa Maria Education and Spirituality Center presents Ardath Blake in a Lecture on the topic, The Beatitudes: A Way To Discover Blessing In Our Daily Lives, on Tuesday, February 4th at 9:30 A.M. at the Villa Maria Community Center (2067 Evergreen Road) in Pulaski, Pennsylvania. [This event will include a lecture, group interaction, and an opportunity for personal reflection.] Registration and more information is available at (724) 964-8886.

YSU Melnick Museum; Black Veterans Lecture

The Youngstown State University Rose Melnick Medical Museum (655 Wick Avenue) in Youngstown presents a free Lecture by Kelly Selby entitled, Black Veterans: Redefining Citizenship in Post-Civil War Ohio, on Thursday, January 30th at noon in Room B112 in Cushwa Hall on the campus of YSU. [Ms.

WYSU-FM and the McDonough Museum; Mad About The Arts Program

WYSU-FM and the McDonough Museum of Art partner once again to present Mad About The Arts on Friday, February 21st from 6:30 until 10 P.M. at the McDonough Museum (525 Wick Avenue) in Youngstown. [This event will feature a presentation by Ed Goist on wine craft and connoisseurship, performances by the Youngstown State University Jazz Ensemble 2 and YSU professor, Dr. Alton Merrell and his jazz trio, and hors d'oeuvres, desserts and beverages.] Registration and more information about this event is available at (330) 941-1777.

Youngstown Model Railroad Association; Winter Railroad Show

The Youngstown Model Railroad Association presents its annual Winter Railroad Show on Sunday, January 12th from 10 A.M. until 3:30 P.M. at McMenamy's Banquet Hall (325 Youngstown-Warren Road, or Route 422) in Niles. [This show will feature an operating three-rail "O" gage layout, displays of equipment for all railroad scales and interests, railroad memorabilia, and more.] More information about this event is available at www.ymra.org.

Mahoning Valley Historical Society; A Civil War Christmas Lectures

As part of The Memories Of Christmas Past Holiday Spectacular, the Mahoning Valley Historical Society presents two lectures by Traci Manning entitled, A Civil War Christmas, on Saturday, January 4th beginning at 1:30 P.M. and again at 3:30 P.M. in the Carriage House behind the Arms Family Museum (648 Wick Avenue) in Youngstown.

Mill Creek MetroParks; Botanical Delights - Lemon

Mill Creek MetroParks presents a program entitled, Botanical Delights - Lemon, on Wednesday, January 15th from 6 until 7:30 P.M. in the D.D. and Velma Davis Education and Visitor Center, located in Fellows Riverside Gardens (123 McKinley Avenue) in Youngstown. [This program will include a lecture on how lemon has been used throughout history, sampling recipes using lemon, and a demonstration on how to make non-alcoholic hot toddies.] Registration and more information on this program is available at (330) 740-7116.

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