WYSU-FM and the McDonough Museum of Art partner once again to present Mad About The Arts on Friday, February 21st from 6:30 until 10 P.M. at the McDonough Museum (525 Wick Avenue) in Youngstown. [This event will feature a presentation by Ed Goist on wine craft and connoisseurship, performances by the Youngstown State University Jazz Ensemble 2 and YSU professor, Dr. Alton Merrell and his jazz trio, and hors d'oeuvres, desserts and beverages.] Registration and more information about this event is available at (330) 941-1777.
As part of The Memories Of Christmas Past Holiday Spectacular, the Mahoning Valley Historical Society presents two lectures by Traci Manning entitled, A Civil War Christmas, on Saturday, January 4th beginning at 1:30 P.M. and again at 3:30 P.M. in the Carriage House behind the Arms Family Museum (648 Wick Avenue) in Youngstown.
Mill Creek MetroParks presents a program entitled, Botanical Delights - Lemon, on Wednesday, January 15th from 6 until 7:30 P.M. in the D.D. and Velma Davis Education and Visitor Center, located in Fellows Riverside Gardens (123 McKinley Avenue) in Youngstown. [This program will include a lecture on how lemon has been used throughout history, sampling recipes using lemon, and a demonstration on how to make non-alcoholic hot toddies.] Registration and more information on this program is available at (330) 740-7116.
The Mahoning Valley Civil War Round Table presents Dr. John Henris in a Lecture entitled, Friends for the Union: Quaker Communities in Ohio and Virginia During The Civil War, on Monday, January 13th at 6:30 P.M. at Antone's Banquet Centre (8578 Market Street) in Boardman. [Dr. Henris is a Professor of History at Kent State University in Salem.] Reservations and more information about this event are available at (330) 726-7603.
As part of its Coffee and Contemplation Series, the Villa Maria Education and Spirituality Center presents Barbara O'Donnell in a Lecture on the topic, Light in Darkness, on Tuesday, January 7th at 9:30 A.M. at the Villa Maria Community Center (2067 Evergreen Road) in Pulaski, Pennsylvania. [This event will include a lecture, group interaction, and an opportunity for personal reflection.] Registration and more information is available at (724) 964-8886.
Mill Creek MetroParks will present From the Garden: Celebrating the Chinese New Year on Thursday, January 23rd from 6:30 until 8:30 P.M. at the D.D. and Velma Davis Education and Visitor Center in Fellows Riverside Gardens (123 McKinley Avenue) in Youngstown. [Dr. Y.T. Chiu will share Asian recipes and demonstrate culinary techniques in anticipation of cooking for the Chinese New Year.] Registration and more information about this event is available at (330) 740-7116.
The Sutliff Museum in Warren presents a Frederick Douglass Lecture, as Michael Crutcher portrays the abolitionist leader, on Saturday, February 22nd at 2 P.M. in Courtroom #1 in the Trumbull County Courthouse (161 High Street, North West) in Warren. [Mr. Crutcher is a former assistant professor at University of Kentucky's Lexington Community College and is a Douglass scholar.] More information about this lecture is available at (330) 395-6575.
The Dana School of Music and the Youngstown State University Diversity and Multicultural Affairs Office present America's Music: A Film History of Our Popular Music from Bluegrass to Broadway - Rock and Roll on Wednesday, February 19th at 7 P.M. at Stambaugh Auditorium (1000 Fifth Avenue) in Youngstown. [This program will feature a showing of The History of Rock 'n' Roll: Episode 6, Plugging In, a lecture, and a discussion.] More information about this event is available at (330) 941-3636.
The True Holiness Temple House of Prayer (24 Warren Avenue) in Youngstown presents Special Holiday Services on Friday, December 20th at 6 P.M. and Sunday, December 22nd at 11 A.M. and at noon. More information about these special holiday services are available at (330) 743-9022.
As part of The Memories Of Christmas Past Holiday Spectacular, the Mahoning Valley Historical Society presents a Lecture by author, George Johnson, entitled The History of Santa Claus, on Sunday, December 22nd at 1:30 P.M. at the Arms Family Museum (648 Wick Avenue) in Youngstown.