At its next Bites & Bits of History Lunch Program, The Mahoning Valley Historical Society presents Jim and Toni Amey speaking about creating “The Idora Park Experience," on Thursday, May 19 at noon, at the Tyler Mahoning Valley History Center in downtown Youngstown.
The Friends of Fellows Riverside Gardens at Mill Creek MetroParks presents a lecture by Brent Heath on "Undaunted Daffodils, on Saturday, April 23, at 1:30 pm,at Fellows Riverside Gardens. Learn about the best cultural practices and requirements of these easy to grow bulbs. It is free, but registration requested. More information at 330.740.7116 and millcreekmetroparks.org.
Mill Creek MetroParks is hosting a presentation by Tom Sampliner "Orchids in China," on Thursday, April 10, at 6:00 pm at Fellows Riverside Garden. The noted native flower photographer and native orchid specialist, will present a slideshow tour of his visit to China in 2015. Registration is requested, but not required, and can be made at 330.740.7116.
The Legal Creative is presenting a series of Seminars for the Creative Entrepreneur. The first seminar will focus on "Tax Issues for Artists" and will take place at the Soap Gallery,117 S. Champion Street, in Youngstown, on Wednesday, March 23, at noon.
This event is "pay what you can," with a suggested donation of $15. All proceeds benefit The Legal Creative's programming.
The next Wellness Wednesday at Salem Public Library will be on Wednesday, March 9, at 6:30 pm, with a program about Post Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD) presented by Dr. Cynthia Yamokoski, supervisory psychologist and lead for the post traumatic stress disorder programs at Louis Stokes Cleveland VA Medical Center. Registration is recommended online through the library’s website at salem.lib.oh.us. Registration assistance and more information at 330-332-0042.
The Mahoning Valley Civil War Round Table presents a lecture on "Confederate General Sterling Price’s Raid and the Battle of Westport, 1864," by Tom Kirker, Round Table co-founder. The lecture takes place on Monday, April 11, at 6:30 pm, at Antone's Banquet Center, 8578 Market Street, in Boardman. More information at 330.757.4727 or
YSU Department of Women's and Gender Studies presents "Beyond the Binaries: a Non-binary/Transgender Discussion," on wednesday, March 30 at 5:00 pm, in the Ohio Room of YSU's Kilcawley Center. A panel of local transgender individuals will discuss their experiences and stories about being transgender in the Youngstown/Mahoning Valley area.
The YSU Department of Women's and Gender Studies presents "Negotiation Workshop for Women: Strategies, Tools, and Skills for Empowerment, on Tuesday, March 29, at 6:00 pm, at the YWCA of Youngstown, on Rayen Avenue. This workshop offers a framework to better understand the “art of negotiation.” It will assist participants to work toward becoming more empowered to negotiate for what they need to succeed.
The YSU Department of Women's and Gender Studies presents Feminism 101, on Friday, March 25, at noon, in the Ohio Room of YSU's Kilcawley Center. The event will serve as an introduction to, and summary of what feminism is and isn't, what it means to be a feminist, and the impact feminism has had, and continues to have.