Mill Creek MetroParks presents a program entitled, Botanical Delights - Elderberries, on Wednesday, November 13th at 6 P.M. in the D. D. and Velma Davis Education and Visitor Center, located in Fellows Riverside Gardens (123 McKinley Avenue) in Youngstown. [Botanical Delights - Elderberries will feature a lecture on the history and folklore surrounding the Elder Tree, tasting some recipes using elderberries, and a sample of Elderberry Syrup.] Reservations and more information about this event are available at (330) 740-7116.
Mill Creek MetroParks presents its annual Olde Fashioned Christmas at the Mill on Saturday, November 30th and Sunday, December 1st from 11 A.M. until 5 P.M. each day at Lanterman's Mill (980 Canfield Road) in Youngstown. [This event will feature demonstrations of crafts by artisans such as a potter, tinsmith, and woodcarver, visits with Santa, unique gifts, holiday food, and live entertainment.] More information about this event is available at (330) 740-7107.
The Victorian Players (702 Mahoning Avenue) in Youngstown present Specter Of Treason - The Oswald Trial, running weekends from Friday, November 22nd through Sunday, December 8th. Evening performances begin at 7:30 P.M. and the Sunday matinees are at 2 P.M.
The Youngstown State University Center for Judaic and Holocaust Studies presents Professor Lawrence Douglas in a free Lecture entitled, Demanjuk In Munich, on Wednesday, November 20th at 7 P.M. in the Gallery Room in Kilcawley Center, on the campus of YSU. [Professor Douglas is a specialist on war-crimes trials and will discuss the recent trial in Germany of John Demanjuk for serving as an accessory to the murder of almost 28,000 Jews in the Sobibor killing center.] More information about this lecture is available at (330) 941-1604.
The Butler Institute of American Art (524 Wick Avenue) in Youngstown presents free Family Days, forcusing on Stories and Art, on Saturday, November 16th at 2 P.M. at the Howland Branch of the Butler Institute (9350 East Market Street), and also on Sunday, November 17th at 1:30 P.M. at the main campus in Youngstown. [Pre-school and primary grade participants will create a work of art based on their museum experience.] Reservations and more information are available at (330) 743-1107.
The Youngstown State University Diversity and Multicultural Affairs Office presents a Centofanti Symposium featuring Ben Carson in a Lecture on Monday, November 18th at 7:30 P.M. at the Edward W. Powers Auditorium in the DeYor Performing Arts Center (260 West Federal Plaza) in Youngstown.
The Youngstown State University Diversity and Multicultural Affairs Office presents Mr. Odell Bizzell in an IMPACT Diversity: The Fabric Of Our Lives Workshop, on Thursday, November 14th from 4 until 6 P.M. in the Jones Room of Kilcawley Center. [Mr. Buzzell is a student engagement specialist that travels throughout the country helping students sharpen their skills in interpersonal communication and organization as a means of promoting civic engagement and celebrating diversity.] More information about this event is available at (330) 941-2087.
Thiel College (75 College Avenue) in Greenville, Pennsylvania presents Dr. Louis Zona, executive director of the Butler Institute of American Art, in a free Lecture entitled, 20th Century American Art, on Wednesday, November 13th at 7 P.M. in the Lutheran Heritage Room of the Howard Miller Student Center. More information about this free lecture is available at (724) 589-2188.
The Ward Beecher Planetarium, on the campus of Youngstown State University, presents Comet the Cat and the Rocks from Space running on Saturdays from Saturday, November 2nd through Saturday, November 30th for two shows at 1 and 2:30 P.M. each day. [Comet the Cat and the Rocks from Space tells of Comet the Cat who lives in a museum where he protects the exhibits from mice and learns all kinds of things from the exhibits.] More information about this program is available at (330) 941-1370.
The League of Women Voters of Mercer County and the Westminster College Environmental Programs present Dr. Roberta Winters in a Lecture entitled, Pipelines And Pooling - Expanding Natural Gas Issues, on Saturday, November 2nd at 2 P.M. at the Penn State Extension in Mercer County (463 North Perry Highway) in Mercer.