Educational

Youngstown Maker City Kick Off Event

The Youngstown Maker City Kickoff Event will be held on Sunday, August 3 from 1-4 pm at America Makes’ headquarters at 236 West Boardman Street, in downtown Youngstown.  This family-friendly event is open to the public, and will feature local hobbyists and makers, 3D printer demonstrations, and tours of the America Makes facility.  The Youngstown Maker City Initiative effort has been lead by America Makes, with support from Congressman Tim Ryan, the Youngstown Business Incubator, the Mahoning County Commissioners, the Convention and Visitors

The Fossil Free Energy Fest

The Fossil Free Energy Fest will be held on the campus of Slippery Rock University oSaturday, July 26 from 11:00 am to 7:00 pm. The festival will include speakers, presenters and vendors on alternative energy. This is an opportunity learn about alternative energy sources.  There will be hot dogs cooked by solar heat, a solar powered motor boat, an electric car are a many other activities.  More information is available at 724-748-4055.

Mahoning County; Annual Canfield Fair

Mahoning County will present its annual Canfield Fair running from Wednesday August 27th through Monday, September 1st from 8 A.M. until 11 P.M. each day at the Canfield Fairgrounds (7265 Columbiana-Canfield Road).

Mahoning Valley Historical Society; Hands-On-History Open House - Discover Native Americans Event

As part of its Hands-On-History Open House Series, the Mahoning Valley Historical Society presents the event entitled Discover Native Americans on Wednesday, July 16th at 2 P.M. at the Arms Family Museum (648 Wick Avenue) in Youngstown. [This event will enable participants to explore the lives of the original inhabitants of the Mahoning Valley while constructing and finding artifacts.] More information about this free event is available at (330) 743-2589 or {mahoning history dot org}www.mahoninghistory.org

First Unitarian Universalist Church In Youngstown; Journey Cafe Series - Self In Purpose Journey

As part of its Journey Cafe Series, the First Unitarian Universalist Church (1105 Elm Street, on the corner of Elm and Illinois, just north of YSU) in Youngstown presents the Self In Purpose Journey on Thursday, August 21st at 7 P.M. [This event will feature a fun, casual, and safe space to explore the self in relation to living a life rich in meaning and peace, in an atmosphere that encourages questions, conversations, and personal stories.] More information about this journey or the series is available at (330) 746-3067.

First Unitarian Universalist Church In Youngstown; Journey Cafe Series - Self In Family Journey

As part of its Journey Cafe Series, the First Unitarian Universalist Church (1105 Elm Street, on the corner of Elm and Illinois, just north of YSU) in Youngstown presents the Self In Family Journey on Thursday, July 31st at 7 P.M. [This event will feature a fun, casual, and safe space to explore the self in relation to family, in an atmosphere that encourages questions, conversations, and personal stories.] More information about this journey or the series is available at (330) 746-3067. 

First Unitarian Universalist Church In Youngstown; Journey Cafe Series - Self In Place Journey

As part of its Journey Cafe Series, the First Unitarian Universalist Church (1105 Elm Street, on the corner of Elm and Illinois, just north of YSU) in Youngstown presents the Self In Place Journey on Thursday, July 10th at 7 P.M. [This event will feature a fun, casual, and safe space to explore the self in relation to our place in our community, in an atmosphere that encourages questions, conversations, and personal stories.] More information about this journey or the series is available at (330) 746-3067. 

Mahoning Valley Historical Society; Hands-On-History Open House - My Town - Your Town - Youngstown Lecture

As part of its Hands-On-History Open House, the Mahoning Valley Historical Society presents the event entitled My Town - Your Town - Youngstown on Wednesday, July 9th at 2 P.M. at the Arms Family Museum (648 Wick Avenue) in Youngstown. [This event will enable participants to step into historic Youngstown.] More information about this free event is available at {mahoning history dot org}www.mahoninghistory.org

Austintown Branch Library; Imagine With Us At The Library

The United Way of Youngstown and the Mahoning Valley and the Public Library of Youngstown and Mahoning County present Imagine With Us At The Library on Thursday, July 17th at 6 P.M. at the Austintown Branch Library (600 South Raccoon Road). [This event will feature Lyndsay Cramer, Early Literacy Specialist at the Public Library of Youngstown, and will offer suggestions for parents on how to share books with children so that they will become proficient readers, and a story and an activity for children.] More information about this event is available at (330) 744-8636.

St. Nicholas Orthodox Church; SummerFest

St. Nicholas Greek Orthodox Church (220 North Walnut Street) in Youngstown presents its annual SummerFest running Thursday, July 10th through Sunday, July 13th. [The Greek SummerFest is held in conjunction with the annual YSU Summer Festival of the Arts, and will feature live music and dancing, food and Greek pastries, and a display of cultural memorabilia.] More information about this event is available at (330) 743-5493. 

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