The YSU Department of Geological and Environmental Sciences presents a film screeing of "How to Let Go of the World and Love All The Things Climate Can't Change," followed by a Skype lecture with the film maker, Josh Fox, on Tuesday, October 25, at 7:00 pm, in Room B112 of Cushwa Hall, on the YSU campus. This performance is part of the YSU 2016 Fall Semester Speaker Series on Energy and the Environment. It is free and open to the public. More informattion available at (330) 941-1753.
Ashtabula County District Library is hosting "The Human Library," on Saturday, October 15, noon to 4:00 pm. The Human Library works exactly like a traditional library, but here, human books and the readers enter into a personal dialogue. The Human Library books are people representing groups frequently confronted with prejudices and stereotypes, and are often victims of discrimination or social exclusion. [This is an international initiative that began in Denmark in 2000.
Through its 2nd-annual Teacher Grant Opportunity, SaveOnEnergy.com® is searching for high-quality lesson plans that teach elementary and middle school students about the importance of energy and the environment. The company is committed to helping others learn about energy through its Learning Center, an educational hub that includes sustainability, energy conservation and industry news resources. SaveOnEnergy.com will award six $500 grants to be used toward classroom materials and activities. More information and application details at saveonenergy.com/teacher-grant/
YSU's Department of Art Guest Artist Lecture Series will feature curator, artist, critic, and cultural worker Nicole Burisch on Wednesday, November 2 at 5:00 pm at the McDonough Museum of Art on the YSU campus. Ms. Burisch is based in Montreal and is a 2014-2016 Core Fellow Critic-in-Residence with the Museum of Fine Arts, Houston. The lecture is free and open to the public.
The Salem Public Library presents a program on "Woman Suffrage: A Celebration of Persistence," on Thursday, October 6, at 11:00 am, in the library’s Quaker Room. The program features Kim Kenney, Curator of the William McKinley Presidential Library & Museum. Registration is required online at salem.lib.oh.us, or by phone at at 330-332-0042. The program is free and open to the public.
Delta Sigm Theta Sorority, Inc. Youngstown Alumnae Chapter presents a program on, "Answering The Call, The Autobiography of Youngstown's Native Son: The Honorable Judge Nathaniel R. Jones." Judge Jones will talk about his autobiography, which will be followed by a brief discussion and book signing, on Thursday, October 20, at 7:00 pm, at the DeBartolo Stadium Club, at YSU. Presented in conjunction with the YSU Foundation. More information at youngstowndst.com
The Mahoning Valley Civil War Round Table presents "The Last Road North: the Gettysburg Campaign," a lecture by Dan Welch, seasonal ranger at Gettysburg National Monument Park, on Monday, October 10, 6:30 pm, at Antone’s Banquet Centre, in Boardman. Reservations required. More information at 330-757-4727 or mahoningvalleycwrt.com.
The Ashtabula County District Library presents an "Author Expo," on Saturday, October 1, from 10:30 am to 3:30 pm, at the library. Over 20 Ohio authors will be on hand to speak on a one-to-one-basis at the Ashtabula Library’s first Author Expo. There will also two short panels at noon and 1:00 pm.
Model trains of all shapes and sizes can be seen at the Youngstown Model Railroad Association Fall Open House, the weekends of November 5 & 6, 12 & 13, and December 3 & 4, noon to 6:00 pm. The Club is located at the corner of Raccoon Road and Four Mile Run Road in Austintown.
Canfield United Methodist Church is holding a free event for people in the community who are caring for loved ones with Dementia and Alzheimer’s. The event will be held at the church, 27 South Broad Street, Canfield, on Sunday, October 23 from 2:30 to 5:00 pm. More information and reservations available at (330) 533-9801 ext. 105.