Educational

YSU Department of Politics & International Relations: Law Day

The YSU Department of Politics & International Relations/Rigelhaupt Pre-Law Center is presenting Law Day on Monday, October 26th, from 11:00 am to 1:00 pm in the Presidential Suite of Kilcawley Center. This is an opportunity for students interested in studying law to receive information about the law school admission process and the various law school programs available. Representatives from numerous law schools will be on hand to answer students' questions. More information from Dr. Sracic at 330-941-1672.

YSU Adult Learner Open House

The 2015 Fall YSU Adult Learner Open House Program is an Undergraduate Student Event to recruit individuals that are age 25 and over who have never attended college or former YSU students. It is in the Ohio Room of YSU's Kilcawley Center, on Wednesday, October 28, 5:00 - 8:00 pm. Prospective students will learn about the educational opportunities that Youngstown State University offers non-traditional students. More information at ysu.edu/admissions.

Southside Fine Arts Academy: Opening Event

The Southside Fine Arts Academy, located at the Fairview Arts and Outreach Center, 4220 Youngstown-Poland Road, has its opening event on Tuesday, October 13th at 4:00 pm. The Academy, sponsored by The Mahoning Valley Chorale, will be open on Tuesdays and Thursdays in October, with Saturday classes added in November. The Academy is open to all children in the greater Youngstown area grades K-12. There is no cost to participate. Registration and schedule information at 330-707-2144.

The Public Library of Youngstown & Mahoning County Pop-Up Library at The Center

The Public Library of Youngstown & Mahoning County is hosting a Pop-Up Library at The Center, located in the Youngstown Unitarian Church on Elm Street, on Tuesday, October 13, 1:00 - 3:00 pm. Check out Library materials, including LGBT-related books and media, sign up for a Library card, or learn about digital resources and branch services.

2015 Model Train Open House

The Youngstown Model Railroad Association presents the 2015 Model Train Open House, at 751 N. Four Mile Run Road in Austintown, Saturday and Sunday, November 7 & 8, 14 & 15, and December 5 & 6, noon to 6:00 pm each day.

Week Without Violence Lunch and Speakers

The YWCA of Youngstown presents Lunch and Speakers in support of the Week Without Violence, on Tuesday, October 20, 11:00 am - 1:30 pm. The Big Green Thing - Better Food Truck will be at the YWCA. Also featured will be speakers discussing Domestic Violence and Systemic Barriers for Women of Color.

YWCA: Library Resources for Job Searchers

The YWCA and The Public Library of Youngstown & Mahoning Valley are presenting a program about online resources for job searching on October 15th, at 12:00 pm, at the YWCA of Youngstown. The cost is $10 and includes lunch. Registration by October 12th is required. Registration information can be found at 330-746-6361 or eskolnick@ywcaofyoungstown.org.

NEOACM: Richard Stallman: A Free Digital Society

The Northeast Ohio Association for Computing Machinery is presenting a talk by Dr. Richard Stallman on Saturday, October 17th, at 1:00 PM at the Kiva Auditorium at the Kent State University Main Campus. Dr. Stallman, a software freedom activist, will speak on "A Free Digital Society." The event is free and open to the public with limited seating. More information is available at tracey.hughes@neoacmchapter.org.

YSU Ward Beecher Planetarium: Sky Watchers of Ancient Mexico

The YSU Hispanic Heritage Planning Committee is sponsoring a special showing of Sky Watchers of Ancient Mexico at the YSU Ward Beecher Planetarium, on Thursday, October 1, at 7:00 pm.
This program, free and open to the public, will describe the different ways these ancient cultures incorporated the sky into their religion, stories, and daily rituals. More information at the YSU Department of Physics & Astronomy at 330-941-3616.

North of Madison Avenue Better Block Association Celebration

The North of Madison Avenue Better Block Association is sponsoring a celebration on Friday, October 2, 4:30 - 10:00 pm, and all day on Saturday, October 3. It will include a “pop-up” market, YSU Student Jazz Ensemble at Dorian Books; lectures, movement and cooking demos; music, poetry, and food. Music at Madison presents "Songs of Broadway" on Saturday evening - reservations required. The North Side Farmer’s Market will also expand and have some extra activities on Saturday. More information on Facebook, and at (330) 360-0648.

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