Simply Slavic; Heritage Festival

Simply Slavic presents a Slavic Heritage Festival on Saturday, June 21st from noon until midnight on Federal Plaza East in Downtown Youngstown. [This festival showcases the the rich traditions of the Mahoning Valley's Slavic culture by celebrating the food, music, dance, and customs of the various Slavic ethnicities represented here.] More information about this event is available at {simply slavic dot org}

Mahoning Valley Historical Society; Bites And Bits Of History Series - Who's The Fairest Of Them All Lecture

As part of the Bites and Bits of History Series, the Mahoning Valley Historical Society presents Jessica Trickett in a lecture entitled Who's The Fairest Of Them All - Evolving Images Of Beauty on Thursday, June 17th at noon at the Tyler Mahoning Valley History Center (325 West Federal Street) in Downtown Youngstown. Guests are invited to bring their own lunch for events in this series. [Ms.

Mill Creek MetroParks; Garden Adventure

Mill Creek MetroParks presents a Garden Adventure on Saturday, June 7th from 10 A.M. until 3 P.M. at Fellows Riverside Gardens (123 McKinley Avenue) in Youngstown. [This event will feature a day of family fun adventuring, like Alice did in Wonderland.] More information about this adventure is available at (330) 740-7116.  

Friends Of The Mahoning River; Riverfest Celebration 2014

The Friends of the Mahoning River present the Riverfest Celebration 2014 on Saturday, June 7th from noon until 4 P.M. at the B & O Station (530 Mahoning Avenue) in Youngstown. [This annual celebration will include educational and historical activities and displays, children's activities, crafts, kayak and canoe rides, and more.] More information about this event is available at (330) 480-9859.

Dulci-More; Folk And Traditional Music Festival 20

Dulci-More presents their 20th Folk and Traditional Music Festival running from Friday, May 23rd through Sunday, May 25th at Camp McKinley (37748 Furnace Road) in Lisbon. [This festival will include over 50 workshops, children's workshops, song circles, jamming opportunities, and evening concerts by Dan Landrum,  Bing Futch, Mustard's Retreat, and others.] More information about this festival is available at (234) 564-3852, or {dulcimore dot org}

Art Outreach Gallery; Opening Reception For Artists Exhibition

The Art Outreach Gallery in the Eastwood Mall Complex (5555 Youngstown-Warren Road, or Route 422) in Niles presents the Opening Reception for the artists featured in the Artists Exhibition on Sunday, June 1st from 2 until 4 P.M. [This exhibition, which runs through Sunday, June 29th, features artwork by adult artists and adult art students, and the created works range from novice to advanced to prize winning art.] More information about the exhibition or the opening reception is available at (330) 219-7833. 

Pig Iron Literary & Art Works; Second Tuesday Open Poetry Reading

Pig Iron Literary and Art Works (26 North Phelps Street) in Downtown Youngstown presents a free Second Tuesday Open Poetry Reading on Tuesday, June 10th at 7:30 P.M. [This poetry reading includes members of the audience, of any age or experience level, reading their own or a favorite poem.] More information about this event is available at (330) 747-6932.

Vietnam Traveling Wall

The American Veterans Traveling Tribute is visiting Youngstown through Sunday, May 18th with the “Vietnam Traveling Wall” on Wood Street of the YSU’s Campus.  The Traveling Wall will be open for viewing round the clock and free parking is provided in the M3 Lot on W. Rayen Ave.  The mission of the project is to travel the nation to honor, respect, and remember men and women who served, and to pay specific tribute to those who gave all in that service.  More information is available through YSU’s Office of Veterans Affairs at (330) 941-2523.

YSU Ward Beecher Planetarium; The Little Star That Could Program

The Ward Beecher Planetarium, on the campus of Youngstown State University, presents a program entitled The Little Star That Could on Saturday May 24th and Saturday, May 31st for two shows at 1 and 2:30 P.M. each day. [This show tells about Little Star, who, after birth, searches to find a planet to take care of, and while searching, meets other kinds of stars and also learns more about himself.] More information about this program is available at (330) 941-1370. 

Time Bank Mahoning Watershed; 1st Annual Mahoning Valley Sharefest

The Time Bank Mahoning Watershed presents the 1st Annual Mahoning Valley Sharefest on Saturday, May 24th at noon at the First Presbyterian Church (201 Wick Avenue) in Youngstown. [This event will feature workshops, speakers, interactive exhibits, a showcase of local organizations and projects, children's activities, seed swaps, skill shares, and more.] More information about this event is available at {t b m w dot org slash calling dash sharefest}


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