Educational

Ward Beecher Planetarium; Flight Adventures

The Ward Beecher Planetarium, on the campus of Youngstown State University, presents Flight Adventures running Saturdays from January 25th through February 15th for two shows at 1 and 2:30 P.M. each day. [Flight Adventures brings together dreams of flying, model aircraft, and a young girl and her grandfather, in this show about the science of aeronautics.] More information about this show is available at (330) 941-1370.

Mill Creek MetroParks; From the Garden - Celebrating the Chinese New Year

Mill Creek MetroParks will present From the Garden: Celebrating the Chinese New Year on Thursday, January 23rd from 6:30 until 8:30 P.M. at the D.D. and Velma Davis Education and Visitor Center in Fellows Riverside Gardens (123 McKinley Avenue) in Youngstown. [Dr. Y.T. Chiu will share Asian recipes and demonstrate culinary techniques in anticipation of cooking for the Chinese New Year.] Registration and more information about this event is available at (330) 740-7116.

Sutliff Museum; Frederick Douglass Lecture

The Sutliff Museum in Warren presents a Frederick Douglass Lecture, as Michael Crutcher portrays the abolitionist leader, on Saturday, February 22nd at 2 P.M. in Courtroom #1 in the Trumbull County Courthouse (161 High Street, North West) in Warren. [Mr. Crutcher is a former assistant professor at University of Kentucky's Lexington Community College and is a Douglass scholar.] More information about this lecture is available at (330) 395-6575.

Mill Creek MetroParks; Through The Lens Exhibit

Mill Creek MetroParks presents the Exhibit entitled, Through The Lens, running through Wednesday, December 31st at the Melnick Museum in the D.D. and Velma Davis Education and Visitor Center (123 McKinley Avenue) in Youngstown. [Through The Lens shows the evolution of photography through a collection of glass and acetate film negatives, produced by two local photographers, which chronicle scenes of Mill Creek Park from 1907 through 1926.] Museum hours and more information about this exhibit are available at (330) 740-7116.

Dana School of Music and YSU Diversity And Multicultural Affairs; America's Music Film and Lecture

The Dana School of Music and the Youngstown State University Diversity and Multicultural Affairs Office present America's Music: A Film History of Our Popular Music from Bluegrass to Broadway - Rock and Roll on Wednesday, February 19th at 7 P.M. at Stambaugh Auditorium (1000 Fifth Avenue) in Youngstown. [This program will feature a showing of The History of Rock 'n' Roll: Episode 6, Plugging In, a lecture, and a discussion.] More information about this event is available at (330) 941-3636.

Mahoning Valley Historical Society; The History Of Santa Claus Lecture

As part of The Memories Of Christmas Past Holiday Spectacular, the Mahoning Valley Historical Society presents a Lecture by author, George Johnson, entitled The History of Santa Claus, on Sunday, December 22nd at 1:30 P.M. at the Arms Family Museum (648 Wick Avenue) in Youngstown.

Ward Beecher Planetarium; Footsteps 2.0

The Ward Beecher Planetarium, on the campus of Youngstown State University, presents Footsteps 2.0 running Fridays and Saturdays from Friday, January 24th through Saturday, February 15th at 8 P.M. each night. [Footsteps 2.0 explores the myths and lore of the moon, and the history leading up to the triumphant accomplishment of Neil Armstrong's footsteps on the moon's surface.] More information about this program is available at (330) 941-1370. 

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.

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.

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