Educational

YSU Ward Beecher Planetarium; Skywatchers Of Ancient Mexico Program

The Ward Beecher Planetarium, on the campus of Youngstown State University, presents the program, Skywatchers of Ancient Mexico running on Friday and Saturday nights from Friday, May 23rd through Saturday, May 31st at 8 P.M. each night. [This show describes how Mexican cultures such as the Aztec, Mayan, Toltec, and Olmec marked the changing days and incorporated the changing skies into their religion, daily rituals, and stories.] More information about this program is available at (330) 941-1370.

Cleveland Orchestra Family Concert Series; The Composer Is Dead Concert

As part of its Family Concert Series, The Cleveland Orchestra presents a spring concert entitled The Composer Is Dead on Friday, May 16th at 7:30 P.M. at Severance Hall (11001 Euclid Avenue) in Cleveland. [This concert, led by conductor Brett Mitchell, will feature a performance of Lemony Snicket's book The Composer Is Dead, narrated by composer Nathaniel Stookey.] Tickets and more information about this concert are available at (216) 231-1111 or {cleveland orchestra dot com}www.clevelandorchestra.com.

YSU Ward Beecher Planetarium; Wilbear's Adventure

The Ward Beecher Planetarium, on the campus of Youngstown State University, presents the program Wilbear's Adventure on Saturday, May 10th and Saturday, May 17th for two shows at 1 and 2:30 P.M. each day. [This program tells of Wilbear, a teddy bear, who wants to fly, but can't. His grandfather visits and tells him all about myths about flying and how people have wanted to fly for a long time.] More information about this program is available at (330) 941-1370.   

Butler Institute Of American Art; Gary T. Erbe - Painting Americana Exhibition

The Butler Institute of American Art (524 Wick Avenue) in Youngstown presents the exhibition Gary T. Erbe - Painting Americana running through Sunday, May 25th in the Butler North Gallery. [This exhibition features nine works by the New Jersey fool-the-eye master painter.] More information about this exhibition is available at (330) 743-1107.

YSU Ward Beecher Planetarium; What Are Constellations? Program

The Ward Beecher Planetarium, on the campus of Youngstown State University, presents the program What Are Constellations? running Friday and Saturday nights from Friday, May 9th through Saturday, May 17th at 8 P.M. each night. [This show will explore where 88 constellations came from and explain the history of astronomy.] More information about this program is available at (330) 941-1370.

Butler Institute Of American Art; Family Day

The Butler Institute of American Art (524 Wick Avenue) in Youngstown presents a free Family Day celebrating the opening of the Maurice Sendak Memorial Exhibition on Sunday, May 18th at 1:30 P.M. [This event will feature activities for families that focus on the author Maurice Sendak, his studies, and his works, including Where The Wild Things Are.] More information about this event or the exhibition is available at (330) 743-1107.

Butler Institute of American Art; Maurice Sendak Memorial Exhibition Tours

In celebration of the opening of the Maurice Sendak Memorial Exhibition, the Butler Institute of American Art (524 Wick Avenue) in Youngstown presents tours of the exhibition on Sunday, May 18th from 1 until 3 P.M. [The Maurice Sendak Memorial Exhibition includes some of Sendak's original drawings for his book Where The Wild Things Are, studies, and other materials relating to his extensive career.] More information about the tours is available at (330) 743-1107.  

Austintown Branch Library; Maurice Sendak Celebration

In advance of the Maurice Sendak Memorial Exhibition at the Butler Institute of American Art, the Austintown Branch of the Public Library of Youngstown and Mahoning County (600 South Raccoon Road) in Austintown presents a celebration of Maurice Sendak and his works on Wednesday, May 14th at 11:30 A.M. [This event will feature a reading of Sendak's book, Where The Wild Things Are, and activities that deal with the story, the author, or his other works.] More information about this event is available at (330) 744-8636.

Poland Branch Library; Maurice Sendak Celebration

In advance of the Maurice Sendak Memorial Exhibition at the Butler Institute of American Art, the Poland Branch of the Public Library of Youngstown and Mahoning County (311 South Main Street) in Poland presents a celebration of Maurice Sendak and his works on Tuesday, May 13th at 1 P.M. [This event will feature a reading of Sendak's book, Where The Wild Things Are, and activities that deal with the story, the author, or his other works.] More information about this event is available at (330) 744-8636. 

Mahoning Valley Healthcare Education Collaborative; Mahoning Valley Health Expo

The Mahoning Valley Healthcare Education Collaborative presents the Mahoning Valley Health Expo on Thursday, May 22nd from 10 A.M. until 3 P.M. at Antone's Banquet Centre (8578 Market Street) in Youngstown. [This event will feature health screenings, displays, exhibits, a chance to speak with health professionals, and information about health and wellness programs.] More information about this event is available at (330) 941-2465. 

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