Lecture

Mahoning Valley Historical Society; Bites And Bits Of History Series; Quack Medicine And The Birth Of The FDA Lecture

As part of the Bites and Bits of History Series, the Mahoning Valley Historical Society presents Cassandra Nespor in a lecture entitled Quack Medicine and the Birth of the FDA on Thursday, May 15th at noon at the Tyler Mahoning Valley History Center (325 West Federal Street) in Downtown Youngstown. Guests are invited to bring their own lunch for events in this series.

Boardman Branch Library; Maurice Sendak Celebration

In advance of the Maurice Sendak Memorial Exhibition at the Butler Institute of American Art, the Boardman Branch of the Public Library of Youngstown and Mahoning County (7680 Glenwood Avenue) in Boardman presents a celebration of Maurice Sendak and his works on Tuesday, May 13th at 10 A.M. [This event will feature a reading of Sendak's book, Where The Wild Things Are, and activities that deal with the story, the author, or his other works.] More information about this event is available at (330) 744-8636.

Ward Beecher Planetarium; The Moon

The Ward Beecher Planetarium, on the campus of Youngstown State University, presents the program The Moon, on Saturday, May 3rd for two shows at 1 and 2:30 P.M. [This program explains about the phases of the moon and why the shape of the moon we see seems to change, and also includes hands-on activities.] More information about this program is available at (330) 941-1370.

Canfield Branch Library; Maurice Sendak Celebration

In advance of the Maurice Sendak Memorial Exhibition at the Butler Institute of American Art, the Canfield Branch of the Public Library of Youngstown and Mahoning County (43 West Main Street) in Canfield presents a celebration of Maurice Sendak and his works on Tuesday, May 13th at 10 A.M. [This event will feature a reading of Sendak's book Where The Wild Things Are, and activities that deal with the story, the author, or his other works.] More information about this event is available at (330) 744-8636.

Ward Beecher Planetarium; Spring Skywatch

The Ward Beecher Planetarium, on the campus of Youngstown State University, presents Spring Skywatch on Friday, May 2nd and Saturday, May 3rd at 8 P.M. both nights. [This program deals with locating planets and constellations during the season, constellation lore, and current space events.] More information about this program is available at (330) 941-1370.

Pig Iron Literary & Art Works; Second Tuesday Open Poetry Reading

The Pig Iron Literary and Art Works (26 North Phelps Street) in Downtown Youngstown presents a free Second Tuesday Open Poetry Reading on Tuesday, May 13th at 7:30 P.M. [This poetry reading includes members of the audience, of any age or experience level, reading their own or a favorite poem.] More information about this event is available at (330) 747-6932.

Newport Branch Library; Maurice Sendak Celebration

In advance of the Maurice Sendak Memorial Exhibition at the Butler Institute of American Art, the Newport Branch  of the Public Library of Youngstown and Mahoning County (3730 Market Street) in Youngstown presents a celebration of Maurice Sendak and his works on Monday, May 12th at 5:30 P.M. [This event will feature a reading of Sendak's book Where The Wild Things Are, and activities that deal with the story, the author, or his other works.] More information about this event is available at (330) 744-8636.  

Butler Institute Of American Art; Tour Of Reflections Of African-American Life From The Myrna Colley-Lee Collection

The Butler Institute of American Art (524 Wick Avenue) in Youngstown presents retired Youngstown State University professor of art Al Bright, as he leads a tour of the exhibition Reflections of African-American Life from the Myrna Colley-Lee Collection on Saturday, May 10th at 1 P.M.

Villa Maria Center; Stories For Sustainability Film Series - Thomas Berry - The Great Story

In Conclusion of the four part film series Stories of Wisdom for Sustainability, the Villa Maria Education and Spirituality Center (2067 Evergreen Road) in Pulaski, Pennsylvania presents Thomas Berry - The Great Story on Wednesday, April 30th at 9:30 A.M. and Thursday, May 1st at 6:30 P.M. [This film tells about the monk, cultural historian, author, teacher, and mystic who created a quiet revolution as a pioneer in the field of spirituality and ecology.

Ohio Cultural Alliance; Old World Traditions - Lost And Retained - South Korean Traditions

The Ohio Cultural Alliance presents an Old World Traditions - Lost And Retained Lecture by Dr. Charles Sung, who will discuss South Korean traditions on Monday, May 5th at 6 P.M. at The Saxon Club (710 South Meridian Road) in Austintown. [Dr. Sung is a native of South Korea. Cultural enrichment will be provided by soprano Dr. Misook Yun who is also a native of South Korea.] Reservations and more information about the lecture and the dinner are available at {ohio cultural alliance dot org}www.ohioculturalalliance.org.

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