Educational

Mahoning Valley Historical Society; History-To-Go Series - Travel Idora Neighborhood

As part of its History-To-Go Series, the Mahoning Valley Historical Society presents Travel Idora Neighborhood on Saturday, June 21st at 2 P.M. at the Youngstown Playhouse (600 Playhouse Lane, off of Glenwood Avenue) in Youngstown.

W.D. Packard Band; Band Concert

The W.D. Packard Band presents a free band concert on Sunday, June 22nd at 7 P.M. at the South Lawn Band Shell at the W.D. Packard Music Hall (1703 Mahoning Avenue, North West) in Warren. More information about this concert is available at (330) 841-2619.

Mahoning Valley Historical Society; Hands-On-History Open House - Old Fashion Fun

As part of its Hands-On-History Open House Series, the Mahoning Valley Historical Society presents the event entitled Old-Fashion Fun on Wednesday, June 18th at 2 P.M. at the Arms Family Museum (648 Wick Avenue) in Youngstown. [This event will allow participants to experience games and sports that would have been played long ago.] More information about this free event is available at (330) 743-2589 or {mahoning history dot org}www.mahoninghistory.org.

Mahoning Valley Historical Society; Hands-On-History Open House - Medicine At The Museum

As part of its Hands-On-History Open House Series, The Mahoning Valley Historical Society presents the event entitled Medicine at the Museum on Wednesday, June 11th at 2 P.M. at the Arms Family Museum (648 Wick Avenue) in Youngstown. [This event will explore medical history and treatments with members from the Melnick Medical Museum.] More information about this free event is available at (330) 743-2589 or {mahoning history dot org}www.mahoninghistory.org.   

McDonough Museum Of Art; Voices Of The Valley Exhibition

The John J. McDonough Museum of Art (525 Wick Avenue) in Youngstown presents the audio exhibition entitled Voices of the Valley running from Tuesday, June 24th through Saturday, July 26th. This Story Corps event features thirty conversations about transforming the Valley with sixty individuals who have a deep connection with the community through entrepreneurship, redevelopment, technology, activism, and faith.] More information about this exhibition is available at (330) 941-1400.  

Pig Iron Literary & Art Works; Second Tuesday Open Poetry Reading

Pig Iron Literary and Art Works (26 Phelps Street) in Downtown Youngstown presents a free Second Tuesday Open Poetry Reading on Tuesday, July 8th at 7:30 P.M. [This poetry reading includes members of the audience, of any age or experience level, reading their own or a favorite poem.] More information about this event is available at (330) 747-6932.

YSU Summer Festival of the Arts; Volunteers

Youngstown State University's Summer Festival of the Arts needs volunteers to help with the event which runs on Saturday, July 12th and Sunday, July 13th. [Volunteers are needed for various shifts during the festival, and they will be provided with a Summer Festival of the Arts tee shirt and plenty of cold water.

The City Of Niles; 2nd Annual Harry Stevens Hot Dog Day

The City of Niles, The Avenue and Main, and the Trumbull County Board of Tourism present the 2nd Annual Harry Stevens Hot Dog Day on Sunday, June 29th at noon in Downtown Niles. [Harry Stevens is credited with popularizing the hot dog, and inventing the baseball scorecard. This event features wiener dog races, a hot dog topping contest, a hot dog eating contest, a parade, and more.] More information about this event is available at {H S H D D dot com}www.HSHDD.com

Trumbull Art Gallery; Children's Art Parade

Concluding Summerfest 2014 - Fiber That Makes Art, the Trumbull Art Gallery presents a Children's Art Parade on Friday, June 27th at 11 A.M. along the sidewalks of the Trumbull County Courthouse lawn and ending with a parade review at the Gazebo. [Workshop participants and others will meet at the Gallery (158-162 North Park Avenue) and display crazy creative art projects from the Summerfest Art Program.] More information about the parade or the Summerfest workshops is available at (330) 519-1422.

Jewish Community Center; The History Of Ha! Presentation

The Jewish Community Center (505 Gypsy Lane) in Youngstown presents author, playwright, songster, blogger, teacher, and recovered stand-up comic David Misch in a presentation entitled The History Of Ha! on Sunday, June 15th at 7 P.M. [This event provides a survey of comedy, from the mythological Trickster and comedy from Ancient Greece to modern comedies. Mr. Misch includes clips and commentary to look at what comedy is, where it comes from, and where it is going.] Reservations and more information about this event are available at (330) 746-3250. 

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