The YSU Dana School of Music presents a Guest Artist Musicology Lecture, by Daniel Goldmark, a professor at Case Western Reserve University, on Friday, April 7, at 4:00 pm, in the Bliss Recital Hall, on the YSU campus. Daniel Goldmark works on American popular music, film and cartoon music, and the history of the music industry.
The next Youngstown State University Thomas Colloquium speaker is Robin Chase, a transportation entrepreneur and co-founder/former chief executive of Zipcar. The lecture takes place on Monday, April 3, at 7:00 pm, in Stambaugh Auditorium. The presentation is free and open to the public, but tickets are required. Tickets are available at the Stambaugh box office or online at stambaughauditorium.com.
Youngstown State University's Honors College presents a program on Immigration in Ohio: Latin America's Presence, on Monday, April 3, at 4:00 pm, in Fok Hall, on the YSU campus. Jeff Stewart, the Director of Immigrant Worker Project will be the keynote speaker. This program is free and open to the public.
The Arab American Community Center of Greater Youngstown presents a speech by author and activist Iyad Burnat, on Tuesday, April 4, at 7:00 pm, at the Arab American Community Center, 15 Belgrade Avenue in Youngstown. More information available at 330-746-1797.
The YSU Department of Philosophy & Religious Studies is presenting a lecture by Wendell Wallach entitled "How to Keep Technology from Slipping Beyond Our Control," as part of the Dr. Thomas and Albert Shipka Speakers Series, on Tuesday, April 11 at 12:30 pm, in the Chestnut Room of Kilcawley Center at the YSU campus. This lecture is free and open to the public. More information is available at 330-941-3448.
St. John's Episcopal Church, the Second Harvest Food Bank, the Wean Foundation, and Lit Youngstown are sponsoring a free lecture on The Challenge of Food and Food Policy in the 21st Century, by food policy expert Mark Winne, on Wednesday, April 5 at 7:00 pm, at St. John's Episcopal Church, 323 Wick Avenue, in Youngstown. The lecture is hosted by Dr. Tim Francisco of YSU's English Department and WYSU. More information at 330-743-3175.
The Mahoning Valley Historical Society presents "Bites & Bits of History - Historic Preservation: Architecture is a Reflection on the Economy, Design Influences & Trends of the Day," with local architect Paul Hagman, on Thursday, May18 at noon, at the Tyler Mahoning Valley History Center in downtown Youngstown. More information at mahoninghistory.org.
The Mahoning Valley Historical Society presents Bites & Bits of History - Pictures Worth a Thousand Words: Telling Stories of Our Past through Photographs, with Bill Lawson, MVHS Executive Director, on Thursday, April 20 at noon, at the Tyler Mahoning Valley History Center in downtown Youngstown. [Mr. Lawson will discuss a few of his favorite photos from the MVHS collection.] More information at mahoninghistory.org.
Help Hotline Crisis Center presents An Evening With Noah Galloway on Thursday, March 23, at 6:30 at the Lake Club in Poland. Galloway is a retired Army Sergeant, injured in Iraq. He is now a motivational speaker and appeared on Dancing with the Stars. Reservations at 330-747-5111.
Mill Creek MetroParks presents Woodland Wonders from the Wild, a free lecture by native plant expert Barry Glick, on Sunday, April 2, at 6:00 pm, at Fellows Riverside Gardens. Glick's talk will highlight the wildflowers and plants in local woodlands and backyards.