The Mahoning Valley Historical Society presents a Hands-On History Open House: Discover Native Americans, on Wednesday, July 6, at 1:00 pm. Every Wednesday the Mahoning Valley Historical Society hosts free Hands-On History open houses that feature a different local history theme and includes immersive programs, arts and crafts, games, activities, toys, artifacts and more! More information at mahoninghistory.org.
The Columbiana Women's Club presents "Dishin’ Dirt," a lunch and learn symposium with gardening experts, on Saturday, June 4, from 1:00 pm– 4:00 pm, at The Gardens at Hippley Village, in Columbiana, A box lunch by Michelle Johnson of Shellabellas will be served under the tent in this private Columbiana garden space. Tickets available through the Columbiana Women’s Club at 330-482-2832 or at Willows by Wehr, 702 East Park Avenue in Columbiana.
SMARTS, Students Motivated by the Arts, is making a Public Announcement for its"All in One" Campaign. This arts-filled experience takes place on Friday, May 20 at 10:00 am, at the Ohio One Building, 25 East Boardman Street, in Downtown Youngstown.
The Southside Fine Arts Academy will host a performance of scenes from the opera Cosi fan tutte by Mozart on Thursday, May 12th at 5:45 pm, by members of the YSU Dana School of Music Opera Workshop. This free performance will be held at the Fairview Arts and Outreach Center, 4220 Youngstown-Poland Road. More information about the performances or the Southside Fine Arts Academy can be obtained by calling 330-707-2144.
The Southside Fine Arts Academy will host a performance of the opera The Billy Goats Gruff, on Tuesday, May 10th at 4:45 pm by the Young Artists of Opera Western Reserve. This operatic version of the Norwegian fairy tale is adapted from music of Mozart, Donizetti and Rossini. The performance is free and will be held at the Fairview Arts and Outreach Center, 4220 Youngstown-Poland Road. More information about the performances or the Southside Fine Arts Academy available at 330-707-2144.
The YWCA of Youngstown presents the exhibit "Women Artist: A Celebration!," the annual art exhibition showcases works by local, regional, and national women artists through Friday, July 15. The juried show features all media, including paintings, drawings, photographs, sculpture, ceramics, jewelry, and metal work. The YWCA of Youngstown is located at 25 W. Rayen Avenue.
The Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Planning Committee of the Mahoning Valley presents "Remembering What is Civil; Doing What is Right: Institutionalized Racism," on Tuesday, May 3, at 6:00 pm at the First Presbyterian Church, on Wick Avenue in Youngstown. The presentation addresses methods to combat institutionalized Racism in Education, Entrepreneurship, and Criminal Justice.
There will be a panel discussion regarding the film The Hunting Ground with Sofie Karasek of End of Rape on Campus and Lynn Bilal of the Ohio Alliance to End Sexual Violence on YSU's campus in Williamson Hall room 2212.
An awards ceremony will be held on Friday, April 22, at 7:30 p.m. at the Chestnut Room in Kilcawley Center on the Youngstown State University campus to honor the winners in the 2016 Dom Leone Writing Competition involving the Youngstown Diocesan Schools in the Mahoning Valley. The competition is named after Dom Leone, a Youngstown native and graduate of Youngstown schools and Youngstown State University, who died of cancer in 1989. Dom was a successful writer, cartoonist, songwriter, and musician.