Lit Youngstown presents a talk and reading by Bill Lawson, Executive Director of The Mahoning Valley Historical Society, on Wednesday January 6, at 7:00 pm, at Suzie’s Dogs & Drafts on N. Phelps St. in downtown Youngstown. Lawson will present the life and poetry of Youngstown Irish immigrant steelworker Michael McGovern. The reading is free and open to the public. More information at LitYoungstown.wordpress.com.
The next Mahoning Valley Civil War Round Table meeting and lecture takes place on Monday, December 14 at 6:30 pm, at Antone’s Banquet Centre in Boardman. The featured speaker will be author and historian David G. Moore, speaking on "William S. Rosecrans and the Union Victory." Reservation information at 330-757-4727, and at mahoningvalleycwrt.com.
The Salem Public Library presents the program “Holiday Traditions” by Christopher Kenney, Director of Education at McKinley Presidential Library and Museum, on Wednesday, December 2, at 6:30 pm in the Library’s Quaker Room, 821 E. State Street, Salem. This program explores the history behind some of our most cherished traditions and symbols of the holiday season. Reserve your seat online at salem.lib.oh.us. More information at 330-332-0042.
Metaphysical Insights 528 is hosting a presentation by Freddie Silva, author of The Lost Art of Resurrection, on Wednesday, November 11, at 7:00 pm, at the Scope Center, 220 West Market Street, in Warren.
The Bruno Groening Circle of Friends and the Circle for Spiritual Aid to Life are presenting a free informational lecture by Jutta Graf on spiritual healing on Monday, October 19th, at 7:00 pm, at The Georgeanna Parker Center in Boardman Park. The event is free and open to the public. More information can be found at 330-372-3144.
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 firstname.lastname@example.org.
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.
Andrew Nelson, of the Department of Human Toxicology, University of Iowa , will speak on Naturally Occurring Radioactive Materials (NORM) Associated with Unconventional Drilling for Shale Gas, as part of a free series on various aspects of energy including shale gas development, energy efficiency and renewable energy. The event is at Cushwa Hall in room B100 on the YSU campus, on Wednesday, September 23, at 7:00 pm. More information about the event is available at 330-941-1753.
The John S. and Doris M. Andrews Memorial Lecture Series and Friends of Fellows Riverside Gardens are presenting Emmy Award Winning producer, television host, and writer, Doug Oster, on Thursday, September 24th, at 7:00 PM, at the Fellows Riverside Gardens in Mill Creek Metro Parks. Doug will share techniques on how to extend your garden season. The event is free and open to the public. Registration requested, but not required, at 330-740-7116.
The YSU Department of Philosophy & Religious Studies is presenting a lecture by University of North Carolina professor, Dr. Bart D. Ehrman, entitled "Misquoting Jesus: Scribes Who Changed the Scriptures and Readers Who May Never Know", as part of the Dr. Thomas and Albert Shipka Speakers Series, on Thursday, April 14th, at 12:30 PM, in the Chestnut Room of Kilcawley Center at the YSU campus. Five of Dr. Ehrman's books have been on the New Your Times Bestseller list, including "Misquoting Jesus."This lecture is free and open to the public. More information is available at 330-941-3448.