The Mahoning Valley Historical Society presents "Bites & Bits of History - Form and Function: The Beauty of Glass," with Jessica Trickett, MVHS Collections Manager, on Thursday, August 18 at noon, at the Tyler Mahoning Valley History Center in downtown Youngstown. [This presentation explores ancient and modern glass, glass making techniques, and examples of glassware as works of art.] More information at mahoninghistory.org.
The Columbiana Women's Club presents "Dishin’ Dirt," a lunch and learn symposium with gardening experts, on Saturday, June 4, from 1:00 pm– 4:00 pm, at The Gardens at Hippley Village, in Columbiana, A box lunch by Michelle Johnson of Shellabellas will be served under the tent in this private Columbiana garden space. Tickets available through the Columbiana Women’s Club at 330-482-2832 or at Willows by Wehr, 702 East Park Avenue in Columbiana.
The .First Friday Club of Greater Youngstown presents Dr. Lou Zona, Director of The Butler Institute of American Art, on Thursday June 2, at 11:30 am, at Antone’s Banquet Centre on Market Street in Boardman. Dr. Zona will speak on “The Art of Genius: Five Artists Inspired by God and the Universe.” Reservations can be made at 330-720-4498 or at firstfridayclubofgreateryoungstown.org.
There will be a panel discussion regarding the film The Hunting Ground with Sofie Karasek of End of Rape on Campus and Lynn Bilal of the Ohio Alliance to End Sexual Violence on YSU's campus in Williamson Hall room 2212.
The YSU Department of Women's and Gender Studies is sponsoring a lecture on "Title IX & Campus Sexual Violence," by Sofie Karasek of End of Rape on Campus regarding Sexual Violence on college campuses, and the documentary film, "The Hunting Ground," on Friday, April 22, at noon, in Room 2212 of Williamson Hall on the YSU campus.
The YSU Department of Women and Gender Studies is sponsoring a panel discussion entitled "The Hunting Ground," on Friday, April 22 at 11:00 am, in Room 2212 of Williamson Hall on the YSU campus. On the panel will be Sofie Karasek of End of Rape on Campus and Lyn Bilal of the Ohio Alliance to End Sexual Violence.
Westminster College's Tine House Project will host speaker Bill Rockhill, Tiny House construction expert from Woodgate, New York, at 7:00 pm, Thursday, April 28 in the Witherspoon Rooms of the McKelvey Campus Center, on the Westminster campus. The event is free and open to the public. The Tiny House project at Westminster College is an educational movement allowing the College to develop a unique living and learning experience that integrates concepts of sustainability, simple living, and environmental studies into students’ coursework and lifestyles.
The Melnick Medical Museum at YSU is hosting a banner exhibit from the National Library of Medicine called "From DNA to Beer: Harnessing Nature in Medicine and Industry," on Wednesday, May 4, at 6:00 pm, at te Brewtus Brewing Company, located at 23 Chestnut Street in downtown Sharon. The banners explore the role of microbes in medicine, such as penicillin, insulin, and antitoxins. Brewtus Brewing Company will also hold a demonstration and tour of their brewing equipment.
The event is free and open to the public.
The Melnick Medical Museum at YSU is hosting a banner exhibit from the National Library of Medicine called "From DNA to Beer: Harnessing Nature in Medicine and Industry." These banners will be on display in YSU's Ward Beecher Hall through Saturday, May 14th. In conjunction with this exhibit, the Rust Belt Taphouse is giving a short lecture and demonstration of beer brewing, highlighting the role of yeast on Saturday, May 14, 3:00 - 5:00 pm.. The exhibit banners will be on display at the Taphouse that day. This event is free and open to the public.
The Mahoning Valley Historical Society presents "Bites & Bits of History - David Tod," with Traci Manning, on Thursday, June 16 at noon, at the Tyler Mahoning Valley History Center in downtown Youngstown. Learn about Tod's early life, Valley roots, and political influence, set against the background of national disunion and war. More information at mahoninghistory.org.