Educational

Youngstown Flea - Makers Market

The Youngstown Flea hosts a “Market For Makers” once per month right in the heart of the Downtown Youngstown area. This market is dedicated to local/regional vendors of hand-made, antique and repurposed wood/metal/furniture, vintage clothing, and collectibles. It is located in the heart of the city next to the Covelli Convention center. The next market date is Saturday April 23, 11:00 am - 4:00 pm. [Also May 21, June 25, July 23, Aug 30, Sept 24, Oct 22] More information at youngstownflea.com.

The Butler Institute of American Art: Autumn deForest: The Tradition Continues

The Butler Institute of American Art, in Youngstown presents the exhibition," Autumn de Forest:The Tradition Continues," through Sunday June 26. Now based in Las Vegas, Autumn de Forest is an artist who happens to be 14 years old. More information at Butlerart.com.

YSU Adult and Transfer Student Visit Day

Youngstown State University is inviting all prospective non-traditional and transfer students to the "Spring 2016 Transfer and Adult Student Visit Day," on Saturday, April 23, 9:00 am - noon, in the Ohio Room of YSU's Kilcawley Center. Activities include A Welcome by President Jim Tressel, An Admissions and Financial Aid Presentation, An Overview of YSU Support Services, A Walking Tour of Campus, and Individual Academic Advisement Sessions. More information at 330-941-2000.

The Legal Creative: Tax Issues for Artists

The Legal Creative is presenting a series of Seminars for the Creative Entrepreneur. The first seminar will focus on "Tax Issues for Artists" and will take place at the Soap Gallery,117 S. Champion Street, in Youngstown, on Wednesday, March 23, at noon.
This event is "pay what you can," with a suggested donation of $15. All proceeds benefit The Legal Creative's programming.

Western Reserve Dance: March Madness Contra Dance

Western Reserve Dance presents March Madness Contra Dance on Saturday March 12, 7:00 to 9:30 pm, at Dublin Grange, 6571 Fairgrounds Boulevard, in Canfield. It will be a night of 17th-century Dance similar to the Tudor and Elizabethan eras. One String Short acoustic instrument music group provides the music. More information at 330-781-0030.

Salem Public Library: Wellness Wednesday: Post Traumatic Stress Disorder

The next Wellness Wednesday at Salem Public Library will be on Wednesday, March 9, at 6:30 pm, with a program about Post Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD) presented by Dr. Cynthia Yamokoski, supervisory psychologist and lead for the post traumatic stress disorder programs at Louis Stokes Cleveland VA Medical Center. Registration is recommended online through the library’s website at salem.lib.oh.us. Registration assistance and more information at 330-332-0042.

Mahoning Valley Civil War Round Table: Price’s Raid and the Battle of Westport, 1864

The Mahoning Valley Civil War Round Table presents a lecture on "Confederate General Sterling Price’s Raid and the Battle of Westport, 1864," by Tom Kirker, Round Table co-founder. The lecture takes place on Monday, April 11, at 6:30 pm, at Antone's Banquet Center, 8578 Market Street, in Boardman. More information at 330.757.4727 or
mahoningvalleycwrt.com.

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YSU Department of Women's and Gender Studies: Beyond the Binaries: Non-binary/ Transgender Discussion

YSU Department of Women's and Gender Studies presents "Beyond the Binaries: a Non-binary/Transgender Discussion," on wednesday, March 30 at 5:00 pm, in the Ohio Room of YSU's Kilcawley Center. A panel of local transgender individuals will discuss their experiences and stories about being transgender in the Youngstown/Mahoning Valley area.

YSU Department of Women's and Gender Studies: Negotiation Workshop for Women

The YSU Department of Women's and Gender Studies presents "Negotiation Workshop for Women: Strategies, Tools, and Skills for Empowerment, on Tuesday, March 29, at 6:00 pm, at the YWCA of Youngstown, on Rayen Avenue. This workshop offers a framework to better understand the “art of negotiation.” It will assist participants to work toward becoming more empowered to negotiate for what they need to succeed.

YSU Department of Women's and Gender Studies: Feminism 101

The YSU Department of Women's and Gender Studies presents Feminism 101, on Friday, March 25, at noon, in the Ohio Room of YSU's Kilcawley Center. The event will serve as an introduction to, and summary of what feminism is and isn't, what it means to be a feminist, and the impact feminism has had, and continues to have.

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