Lit Youngstown presents a reading by historians Donna DeBlasio, Martha Pallante, Sean Posey and Cathy Seckman on Wednesday December 7, at 7:00 pm, at Suzie’s Dogs & Drafts on N. Phelps St. in downtown Youngstown. These authors will read from their books on local history. The event is free and open to the public. More information at LitYoungstown.org.
OH WOW ! The Roger and Gloria Jones Children’s Center for Science and Technology, will be open on Black Friday, November 25th at 11 West Federal Street in downtown Youngstown – and offering special surprises to families who show up early to spend the day there. OH WOW! also has a gift shop with great ideas for kids for the holidays! Information at 330-744-5914.
The Dom Leone Writing Competition Benefit/Variety Show will be held on Friday, November 257, at 7:00 pm, at Ursuline High School. Entertainment for this year’s show includes music, dance, and comedy, with performances from the Spurs of the Moment, the Finelli School of Dance, The Arcade Comedy Theater (Pittsburgh), and readings by past winners of the writing competition.
YSU Bible Study presents the 2nd YSU Bible Seminar on the topic, "The Beatitudes," on Tuesday, November 22, at 6:30 pm, in the President's Suite of YSU's Kilcawley Center. The seminar is free and open to the public.
The Mahoning Valley Regional Council of Governments is presenting a Substitute Teacher Job Fair, on Wednesday, December 7, 10:00 am - 1:00 pm, at the Joyce Brooks Center, 7300 North Palmyra Road, in Canfield. There are a broad range of substitute teaching opportunities in ten school districts located throughout the county. Candidates must have a Bachelor’s Degree (any field), clean criminal background and pass a drug screening. Position includes flexible scheduling and compensation of $75 per day. On-site interviews will be conducted so please bring your resume.
The Southside Fine Arts Academy presents Jocelyn Palmer Dabney, a storyteller on Tuesday, November 8th at 6:00 pm, at the Fairview Arts and Outreach Center, 4220 Youngstown Poland Road. Ms. Dabney, a former Librarian with the Youngstown City Schools, is well known in the Mahoning Valley for her engaging story telling ability. Ms. Dabney presents her story in authentic African garb, uses musical instruments and engages her audience through the technique story telling. More information available from Kris Harper, Executive Director of the Academy, at 330-707-2144,
The Youngstown Historical Center of Industry and Labor presents the exhibit “Comin’ on the Ohio Works,” in reference to the 1995 Bruce Springsteen song, “Youngstown,” on Wednesday, November 16, at 7:00 pm. The class of students under the direction of Dr. Thomas Leary; researched the history of the plant and interviewed former workers in creating this exhibit. There is more information at firstname.lastname@example.org or 330-941-1314.
The Youngstown Historical Center of Industry & Labor is holding an Historical Editing Workshop on Thursday, November 17, at 5:30 pm. Americorps Ohio is sponsoring the workshop which features Dr. Diane Barnes, professor at Youngstown State University, who will discuss the various methods of editing and transcribing historical documents such as letters, journals, diaries, etc. This event is free and open to the public. The Youngstown Historical Center of Industry & Labor is located at 151 W. Wood Street in Youngstown.
The YWCA of Youngstown presents "An Intro to Technovation Challenge 2017," on Saturday, November 12, from 9:00 am - 2:00 pm. Technovation Challenge teams code an app from scratch geared towards meeting a community need. The app is entered in the International Technovation Challenge for a chance to win $10,000 in order to fully develop their app. More information at 330-746-6361, x125.
The Mahoning Valley Civil War Round Table presents a lecture by David T. Dixon, author and historian, on "The Lost Gettysburg Address: Charles Anderson’s Civil War Odyssey," on Monday, November 14, at 6:30 pm, at Antone’s Banquet Centre, in Boardman. Reservations are required. More information at
330-757-4727 or mahoningvalleycwrt.com.