Youngstown State University: English Language Institute

The English Language Institute at Youngstown State University provides non-credit English classes for speakers of other languages. It is dedicated to helping individuals learn to speak English as their second language. [Classes provide a warm and caring atmosphere, and a dedicated and well trained staff to provide English instruction.] Program and enrollment information for the spring semester, which begins January 11, is available at 330-941-4711.

MVHS Bites & Bits Lecture: James L. Wick, Jr.

Mahoning Valley Historical Society Executive Director Bill Lawson, gives the next Bites & Bits Lecture on James L. Wick, Jr.: A Community Leader During Times of Change, on Thursday, September 17 at noon, at the Tyler Mahoning Valley History Center. James L. Wick, Jr., was deeply involved in the business, civic and cultural lifeblood of Youngstown and the Mahoning Valley throughout his adult life. He was an incorporator of the Mahoning Valley Historical Society in 1909, and served two terms as President.

The Poland Historical Society: Dressed for the Day!

The Poland Historical Society is presenting "Dressed for the Day!" on Saturday, October 3rd, from 1:00 PM to 3:00 PM at Poland Presbyterian Church Fellowship Hall. The event will feature a presentation about fashion and life in early Poland, Ohio. The event will be followed by an afternoon tea. More information and tickets can be found at 330-536-6877.

Fifth Annual Nonviolence Parade and Rally

Fifth Annual Nonviolence Parade and Rally is scheduled for Sunday, October 4, at 3:00 pm, in downtown Youngstown. The parade will start on W. Wood and Wick streets and proceed downtown. It is open to all nonprofit organizations. More information at

YWCA of Youngstown: Women's Leadership Conference

The YWCA of Youngstown's Women’s Leadership Conference is scheduled for Friday, September 25, 8:30 am - 1:30 pm. The conference will provide knowledge and skills important for career and personal growth, as well as vendor and resource tables offering a variety of information. This year’s event will focus on entry-level professionals. More information at

Trumbull Mahoning Lupus Support Group

The Lupus Foundation of America is holding a meeting for the Trumbull Mahoning Lupus Support Group on Tuesday, August 11th, at 7:00 pm, at Trumbull Memorial Hospital in Warren. The meeting will be held on the Ground Floor in Conference Room B. Questions or more information can be found at 440-717-0183.

YWCA of Youngstown: Lunch and Learn - Ballroom Dancing for Physical and Mental Well-being

The YWCA of Youngstown presents Lunch and Learn - Ballroom Dancing for Physical and Mental Well-being, featuring Lynda McPhail and Joe Sepesy from A Time To Dance, on Thursday, August 20 at noon. [Joe will share his journey from US Army helicopter pilot and 100% disabled veteran to accomplished ballroom dancer.] To register, contact Elise at or 330-746-6361.

The Public Library of Youngstown & Mahoning County: Investment Research 24/7

The Public Library of Youngstown & Mahoning County presents Investment Research 24/7, at the Main Library, on Monday, August 3, at 6:00 pm. Join Stuart Gibbs, the Business and Investment Center librarian, to learn about databases to assist you in making your personal finance choices. Featured databases are Business Insights: Global, Morningstar Investment Research Center, and Standard & Poor's NetAdvantage. Registration at 330.744.8636, ask for Information Services, or register online using the events calendar.

The Public Library of Youngstown & Mahoning County: Business Start-Up Workshop

The Public Library of Youngstown & Mahoning County presents a Business Start-Up Workshop, at the Main Library, on Saturday, August 1, at 9:00 am. The Library partners with SCORE, Counselors to America's Small Business, in presenting this seminar. Members of SCORE will address key topics for those considering beginning a business: start-up considerations, marketing, finances, and technology for business. The Business and Investment Center librarian will discuss the Library’s sources and services for business start-up and beyond.

Lit Youngstown: Sean Posey Reading

Lit Youngstown presents a reading by Sean Posey, local photographer, essayist, and historian, on Wednesday August 5, at 7:00 pm, at Suzie’s Dogs & Drafts on N. Phelps St. in downtown Youngstown. Sean is currently working on a book about Youngstown for the History Press. The reading is free and open to the public. More information att


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