Educational

Ward Beecher Planetarium; Winter Skywatch

The Ward Beecher Planetarium, on the campus of Youngstown State University, presents Winter Skywatch on Friday, January 17th and Saturday, January 18th at 8 P.M. both nights. [Winter Skywatch deals with locating planets and constellations, constellation lore, and current space events.] More information about this program is available at (330) 941-1370.

Ohio Cultural Alliance; Old World Traditions - Lost And Retained - Philippine Traditions

The Ohio Cultural Alliance presents an Old World Traditions - Lost And Retained Lecture by Escarlito Sevilla, M.D., who will discuss Philippine traditions on Monday, January 6th at 6 P.M. at the Mount Carmel Social Hall (343 Via Mount Carmel) in Youngstown. [Dr. Sevilla is a retired medical doctor and a native of the Philippines and an active member of the local and national Philippine community. Cultural enrichment will be provided by the Philippine Bamboo Dancers, organized by Lita Sevilla, wife of Dr.

YSU Diversity And Multicultural Affairs; M.L.King, Jr. Diversity Breakfast

The Youngstown State University Diversity and Multicultural Affairs Office presents the Martin Luther King, Jr. Diversity Breakfast, featuring Keynote Speaker, the Reverend Christopher McKee, Jr., on Thursday, January 23rd at 8:30 A.M. in the Chestnut Room of Kilcawley Center. [Rev. Christopher McKee, Jr. is the pastor of the Tabernacle Baptist Church in Youngstown, and he will speak on Promoting Peace in the Mahoning Valley. This event will also include musical selections and the annual Rev.

Ward Beecher Planetarium; So You Got A Telescope Presentation

The Ward Beecher Planetarium, on the campus of Youngstown State University, presents, So You Got A Telescope, on Saturday, January 18th from 1 until 3 P.M. [So You Got A Telescope is an informal class led by the Mahoning Valley Astronomical Society, and helps telescope users of all ages set up their telescopes, and give them tips on how to use their telescopes.] More information about this program is available at (330) 941-1370.

WYSU-FM; First Night Youngstown 2014 Celebration

WYSU is proud to once again be a Media Sponsor for the First Night Youngstown 2014 Celebration on Tuesday, December 31st from 4 P.M. until Midnight. [This event will include family and children's activities, live theatrical and musical entertainment, and two fireworks shows at 9 P.M. and Midnight.] Button sale locations and more information about this event are available at {first night youngstown o h dot com}www.firstnightyoungstownoh.com.

Mill Creek MetroParks; Youngstown Christmas Bird Count

Mill Creek MetroParks and the National Audubon Society present the Youngstown Christmas Bird Count on Saturday, December 14th from 8 A.M. until 5 P.M. [In earlier times, hunting birds during the holidays was a favorite pastime. In 1900, the killing of birds was changed to observing birds, and, since 1904, a Mahoning Valley merchant joined the effort, and our area has participated ever since.] More information about the Youngstown Christmas Bird Count is available at (234) 564-7900, or (330) 629-2473.

Mill Creek MetroParks; Breakfast Botany - Fir

Mill Creek MetroParks presents Breakfast Botany - Fir, on Friday, December 20th at 8:30 A.M. at the D.D. and Velma Davis Education and Visitor Center in Fellows Riverside Gardens (123 McKinley Avenue) in Youngstown. [Breakfast Botany includes a brisk walk through Fellows Riverside Gardens, a light breakfast, and an opportunity to learn more about Fir Trees.] Registration and more information about this event is available at (330) 740-7116.

Mill Creek MetroParks; Breakfast Botany - Fir

The Youngstown Symphony Orchestra presents a Stained Glass Series Concert on Sunday, December 15th at 2 P.M. st St. Patrick's Catholic Church (1420 Oak Hill Avenue) in Youngstown. This concert will feature the Youngstown Symphony Orchestra along with the Mahoning Valley Chorale and the Saint Patrick's Church Choir.] More information about this concert is available at (330) 743-1109.

Mill Creek MetroParks; Book Discussion - About A Mountain

Mill Creek MetroParks presents a Book Discussion on John D'Agata's book, About A Mountain, on Saturday, December 14th at 10 A.M. at the Ford Nature Center (840 Old Furnace Road) in Youngstown. [This event will focus on the book about Mr. D'Agata's investigations into the Las Vegas water supply, suicide, politics, and the controversial disposal of nuclear waste at Yucca Mountain.] More information about this event is available at (330) 740-7107.

YSU Diversity And Multicultural Affairs; Struggle For Justice Workshop

The Youngstown State University and Multicultural Affairs Office presents A Workshop entitled, Struggle for Justice - Owning Our Past, Claiming Our Future, on Monday, January 20th at 9 A.M. at the First Presbyterian Church (201 Wick Avenue) in Youngstown. [This workshop, led by Senator Nina Turner, will be interactive and focus on strategies to help improve social conditions of the residents of the Mahoning Valley.] More information about this event is available at (330) 788-0545.

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