The Ward Beecher Planetarium, on the campus of Youngstown State University, presents Winter Skywatch on Friday, December 6th and Saturday, December 7th at 8 P.M. both nights. [Winter Skywatch deals with locating planets and constellations, constellation lore, and current space events.] More information about this program is available at (330) 941-1370.
The Mahoning Valley Civil War Round Table presents Dr. L. Diane Barnes in a Lecture entitled, Frederick Douglass and the Dawn of Emancipation, on Monday, December 9th at 6:30 P.M. at Antone's Banquet Centre (8578 Market Street) in Boardman. [Dr.
The Dana School of Music presents the Youngstown State University Concert Band and Wind Ensemble in a Concert entitled, Portraits And Tributes, on Monday, November 25th at 8 P.M. at Stambaugh Auditorium (1000 Fifth Avenue) in Youngstown. [Portraits And Tributes will feature music to commemorate a significant event or as a musical portrait, and will include Elegy for a Young American by LoPresti, to the memory of John F.
The League of Women Voters of Greater Youngstown presents a program about Domestic Violence on Monday, November 25th at 6:30 P.M. in the Community Room of the Park Vista Retirement Community (1216 Fifth Avenue) in Youngstown. [This program will feature Dottie Kane speaking on background and statistics, Attorney Michelle Simonelli discussing the legal process, and Dr. Monica Dragoman elaborating on domestic violence as a global health issue.] More information about this event is available at (888) 781-1176.
As part of the Last Lecture Series, the Youngstown State University Student Government Association presents Dr. Chet Cooper in a free Lecture on Tuesday, November, 19th at 3:30 P.M. in the Auditorium in the Williamson College of Business Administration. [Dr. Cooper is the President of the YSU Research Foundation, Director of the YSU Center of Excellence in Applied Chemical Biology, the Faculty Athletics Representative to the NCAA, and a Representative to the Ohio Faculty Council.] More information about this lecture is available at (330) 941-3591.
The Youngstown State University And Multicultural Affairs Office presents The Emancipation Proclamation Community Observance Service on Wednesday, January 1st at 10 A.M. at Price Memorial AME Zion Church (920 Dryden Avenue) in Youngstown. [The Emancipation Proclamation Community Observance Service will recognize the signing of the historic document, and provide an examination, reflection, and challenge to build community through collaboration of the community's collective leadership.] More information about this event is available at (330) 788-1696.
The Ohio Cultural Alliance presents an Old World Traditions: Lost And Retained Lecture by Aundrea Cika Heschmeyer, who will discuss Polish traditions on Monday, December 2nd at 6 P.M. at the Serbian Church Hall (54 Laird Avenue) in Youngstown. [The Youngstown Area has a rich, diverse, and active Polish community, and Aundrea is the "voice and heart" of Polish Youngstown.
The Dana School of Music and the Youngstown State University Diversity and Multicultural Office present America's Music: A Film History of Our Popular Music from Bluegrass to Broadway - Bluegrass and Country Music on Wednesday, November 20th at 7 P.M. at Stambaugh Auditorium (1000 Fifth Avenue) in Youngstown. [This program will feature a showing of High Lonesome - The Story of Bluegrass And Country Music, a lecture, and a discussion.] More information about this event is available at (330) 941-3636.
Mill Creek MetroParks presents Breakfast Botany - Arborvitae on Friday, November 22nd at 8:30 A.M. at the D. D. and Velma Davis Education and Visitor Center in Fellows Riverside Gardens (123 McKinley Avenue) in Youngstown. [Breakfast Botany includes a brisk walk through Fellows Riverside Gardens, a light breakfast, and an opportunity to learn more about Arborvitae.] Registration and more information about this event is available at (330) 740-7116.
Mill Creek MetroParks presents a program entitled, Botanical Delights - Elderberries, on Wednesday, November 13th at 6 P.M. in the D. D. and Velma Davis Education and Visitor Center, located in Fellows Riverside Gardens (123 McKinley Avenue) in Youngstown. [Botanical Delights - Elderberries will feature a lecture on the history and folklore surrounding the Elder Tree, tasting some recipes using elderberries, and a sample of Elderberry Syrup.] Reservations and more information about this event are available at (330) 740-7116.