The YSU STEM Showcase is scheduled for Saturday, April 23, from 10:30am - 12:30 pm, in Moser Hall on the YSU campus. Highlights of the event include the Student Research Project Showcase, the BAJA Car Display, and the Concrete Canoe Display. Facility tours are available, including the Center for Innovation in Additive Manufacturing and Launch Lab. This event is free and open to the public. Registration through the STEM Showcase website is encouraged but not required. More details on location and parking are available at stemshowcase.ysustem.com.
The Kick Off for a Community Dialogue on Race: Creating a Healthier Community, Saving Babies, takes place on Thursday, April 28, 5:00 - 7:30 pm, at the Mill Creek Community Center 496 Glenwood Avenue, in Youngstown. The Kick Off will include presentations by state representatives, area community leaders, and local advocates. Registration is required, but this event is free and open to the public. To register or for more information visit youngstowndialoguekickoff.eventbrite.com, or contact Priscilla Hayes at (330) 743-3175 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
The Youngstown Flea hosts a “Market For Makers” once per month right in the heart of the Downtown Youngstown area. This market is dedicated to local/regional vendors of hand-made, antique and repurposed wood/metal/furniture, vintage clothing, and collectibles. It is located in the heart of the city next to the Covelli Convention center. The next market date is Saturday April 23, 11:00 am - 4:00 pm. [Also May 21, June 25, July 23, Aug 30, Sept 24, Oct 22] More information at youngstownflea.com.
The Butler Institute of American Art, in Youngstown presents the exhibition," Autumn de Forest:The Tradition Continues," through Sunday June 26. Now based in Las Vegas, Autumn de Forest is an artist who happens to be 14 years old. More information at Butlerart.com.
Youngstown State University is inviting all prospective non-traditional and transfer students to the "Spring 2016 Transfer and Adult Student Visit Day," on Saturday, April 23, 9:00 am - noon, in the Ohio Room of YSU's Kilcawley Center. Activities include A Welcome by President Jim Tressel, An Admissions and Financial Aid Presentation, An Overview of YSU Support Services, A Walking Tour of Campus, and Individual Academic Advisement Sessions. More information at 330-941-2000.
The Legal Creative is presenting a series of Seminars for the Creative Entrepreneur. The first seminar will focus on "Tax Issues for Artists" and will take place at the Soap Gallery,117 S. Champion Street, in Youngstown, on Wednesday, March 23, at noon.
This event is "pay what you can," with a suggested donation of $15. All proceeds benefit The Legal Creative's programming.
Western Reserve Dance presents March Madness Contra Dance on Saturday March 12, 7:00 to 9:30 pm, at Dublin Grange, 6571 Fairgrounds Boulevard, in Canfield. It will be a night of 17th-century Dance similar to the Tudor and Elizabethan eras. One String Short acoustic instrument music group provides the music. More information at 330-781-0030.
The next Wellness Wednesday at Salem Public Library will be on Wednesday, March 9, at 6:30 pm, with a program about Post Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD) presented by Dr. Cynthia Yamokoski, supervisory psychologist and lead for the post traumatic stress disorder programs at Louis Stokes Cleveland VA Medical Center. Registration is recommended online through the library’s website at salem.lib.oh.us. Registration assistance and more information at 330-332-0042.
The Mahoning Valley Civil War Round Table presents a lecture on "Confederate General Sterling Price’s Raid and the Battle of Westport, 1864," by Tom Kirker, Round Table co-founder. The lecture takes place on Monday, April 11, at 6:30 pm, at Antone's Banquet Center, 8578 Market Street, in Boardman. More information at 330.757.4727 or
YSU Department of Women's and Gender Studies presents "Beyond the Binaries: a Non-binary/Transgender Discussion," on wednesday, March 30 at 5:00 pm, in the Ohio Room of YSU's Kilcawley Center. A panel of local transgender individuals will discuss their experiences and stories about being transgender in the Youngstown/Mahoning Valley area.