Walk back in history at A Sew-Sew Historical Christmas at the Barnhisel House at 101 N. State St. in Girard. The Open Houses will include displays of quilts, organ music , refreshments and guided tours conducted by costumed docents. Open Houses are open to the public, Saturday, December 13 and Sunday, December 14, from 1:00 to 5:00 pm for small donation. More information is available at 330-883-3847, 330-545-6162 or online atat www.girardhistoricalsociety.org
The YWCA of Youngstown is hosting a Job Skills workshop on Thursday, December 4 at noon. Experts from the Public Workforce System will discuss what employers are looking for, both in an interview and after a candidate gets the job. A question and answer session will be part of the workshop. Registration is required by December 2. Registration information is available at 330-746-6361, ext. 109.
The Youngstown Chapter of Links Inc. is sponsoring a Sisters on the Move Outreach Program, a follow-up of the annual 300 Sisters in Red Program. It will be held on Wednesday, November 19, 5:30-7:30 pm at the South Side Library on Market St. and Midlothian. 25 ladies were invited to attend the follow-up program to help them improve any health problem they may have. There will be physicians, nurses , laboratory and other professionals to guide and help them to achieve a healthy life style.
Youngstown State University is providing a community service for college-bound students and their parents by sponsoring Youngstown State University’s Financial Aid Night, on Wednesday, Jan. 28th at 6:30 pm. The program will be held in the Chestnut Room of Kilcawley Center on the YSU campus. Whether they will be attending Youngstown State University or another college or university, attendees will learn the basics about applying for financial aid and get direct assistance and insights from YSU financial aid professionals.
The YSU Department of Philosophy and Religious Studies, the YSU Center for Islamic Studies, the YSU James Dale Ethics Center, the YSU Department of Political Science and and International Relations, and the YSU Program on Peace and Conflict Studies present a lecture by Graham E. Fuller, who worked 20 years as a CIA operations officer, and later was a Senior Political Scientist at the RAND Corporation. Mr Fuller's lecture is entitled Isis and the Challenge to Leadership in the Middle East.
The Mahoning Valley Historical Society welcomes Charles Darling to the Tyler Mahoning Valley History Center for a free lecture entitled The Civil War in Song, on Tuesday, October 28, at 7:00 pm. Darling is an Emeritus Professor of History at YSU. He is the author of two books on folk music, including Messages of Dissent, Struggle Songs in American history which highlights some Civil War era music. Darling has been a member of the Youngstown Torch Club since 1970s, and he hosts Folk Festival on WYSU.
The Mahoning Valley Historical Society’s History to Go program for October will be guided walking tours of Oak Hill Cemetery. The free event will be on Saturday, October 25th from 2:00 to 4:00 p.m. A welcome table will be located at the entrance to Oak Hill Cemetery at 344 Oak Hill Avenue. Tour guides will lead visitors to several locations in the cemetery, providing history and historic images.
The League of Women Voters of Greater Youngstown is sponsoring a Public Forum to meet the judicial candidates, on Wednesday, October 22 at 6:30 pm, at the Unitarian Universalist Church, on Elm Street in Youngstown.
Youngstown State University's iExcel (Multicultural Diversity Recruitment Program) presents a Multicultural Day on Wednesday, November 5, 9:00 AM - 4:00 PM. iExcel brings prospective students from underrepresented, underprivileged, first generation and diverse backgrounds together with faculty, staff, students, and alumni. Program participants have the opportunity to interact with various members of YSU community while exploring academic programs leading to Associates, Bachelors, Masters and Doctoral Degree Programs. Information available at 330-941-2000.