Educational

YSU Science Lecture: Threats to Human Basic Principles and Techno-Mythology

Doug Fowler of YSU's Department of Physics & Astronomy will speak on: Basic Principles and Techno-Mythology" as part of the YSU lecture series on energy and the environment. The event is at Cushwa Hall in room B112 on the YSU campus, on Wednesday, February 10, at 7:00 pm. More information is available at 330-941-1753.

YSU Science Lecture: Threats to Human Health From Fracking & How One Community Battles to Protect Itself,

Lynn Anderson of Guardians of Mill Creek Park will speak on "Threats to Human Health From Fracking & How One Community Battles to Protect Itself" as part of a free lecture series on various aspects of energy. The event is at Cushwa Hall in room B112 on the YSU campus, on Wednesday, February 3, at 7:00 pm. More information is available at 330-941-1753.

YSU Science Lecture: Pathway to a Sustainable Future

Dr. Patricia DeMarco of Carnegie Mellon University, will speak on "Pathway to a Sustainable Future" as part of a free lecture series on various aspects of energy. The event is at Cushwa Hall in room B112 on the YSU campus, on Wednesday, January 27, at 7:00 pm. More information is available at 330-941-1753.

The Southside Fine Arts Academy: Fine Arts Classes

The Southside Fine Arts Academy announces its winter class sessions beginning the week of January 11th. The academy will meet on Mondays from 3:30 - 6:30 pm at St. Angela Merici, 400 Lincoln Park Drive; on Tuesdays and Thursdays from 4:00 - 7:00 pm at the Fairview Arts and Outreach Center, 4220 Youngstown-Poland Road; and on Saturdays from 9:00 am - 2:00 pm at St. Angela Merici parish. The academy is open to all children grades K-12 and there is no charge to participate. More information available from Executive/Artistic Director Kris Harper at 330-707-2144 or kharper714@aol.com.

Youngstown Model Railroad Association: Winter Flea Market

The Youngstown Model Railroad Association is sponsoring a Winter Flea Market on Sunday January 10th, 10:00 am - 3:30 pm, featureing all type of railroad related items. The show will include 180 Dealer tables of merchandise and equipment for all model railroad scales and interests. There will be an operating three rail "O" gage layout, courtesy of the Western Reserve Modular Railroad Club. Admission is $5.00 for adults, children under the age of 12 will be admitted free.

Mill Creek MetroParks: Textiles of Perception

Mill Creek MetroParks presents the exhibit "Textiles of Perception," in the Weller Gallery at Fellows Riverside Gardens, through Sunday, February 21. The floral abstractions in the quilts of Cheryl Eddie Deibel are loosely based on the Fibonacci number series to define size and proportion.] More information at 330-740-7116.

The Victorian Players: A Date with the Brontë Sisters

The Victorian Players present actress, author, and storyteller Carol Weakland in "A Date with the Brontë Sisters," two one-woman shows based on "Jane Eyre" and "Wuthering Heights," this final weekend. Evening performances are at 7:30 pm and the Sunday matinee is at 2:00 pm. More information at victorianplayers.org.

Lit Youngstown Reading: Bill Lawson

Lit Youngstown presents a talk and reading by Bill Lawson, Executive Director of The Mahoning Valley Historical Society, on Wednesday January 6, at 7:00 pm, at Suzie’s Dogs & Drafts on N. Phelps St. in downtown Youngstown. Lawson will present the life and poetry of Youngstown Irish immigrant steelworker Michael McGovern. The reading is free and open to the public. More information at LitYoungstown.wordpress.com.

Villa Maria Education and Spirituality Center: Torah Studies for Christians

The Villa Maria Education and Spirituality Center presents Torah Studies for Christians with Rabbi Saul Oresky and Rev. George Balasko, on Wednesday, December 16, at 1:00 pm, at the Center in Villa Maria, Pennsylvania. The topic is "Hanukkah: The Real Festival of Lights." It is co-sponsored by Jewish/Christian Studies Youngstown, and the B'nai B'rith Guardian of the Menorah. More information at 724-964-8886.

Mill Creek MetroParks Fellows Riverside Gardens: The Forest

Mill Creek MetroParks Fellows Riverside Gardens presents The Forest, the area’s premier floral display with a reimagined forest, and a Holiday Tree Walk with over 40 live trees -- through Monday, January 4. The Electric Garden, with thousands of twinkling lights, is open until 8:00 pm on Saturdays and Sundays. More information about hours and the exhibit at 330-740-7116.

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