The African American Male Wellness Walk Initiative presents a wellness 5K Walk/Run on Saturday, August 15, at 7:00 am at the Covelli Center in downtown Youngstown. Free health screenings are also available. More information available at .aawalk.org.
Youngstown State University presents its annual Summer Festival of the Arts on Saturday, July 11th from 10 am to 6 pm, and Sunday, July 12th from 11 am to 5 pm. This event features a showcase of art works in all media by local and regional artists in the Artists' Marketplace, craft making at a Children's Hands On Art Tent, the Festival of Nations, food, and live musical entertainment. More information is available at ysu.edu/sfa.
The Relay For Life of Boardman is hosting a Kick-off Celebration on November 18, at 6:30 pm, at the American Cancer Society office in Canfield. Everyone is welcome. More information about the Relay For Life, is available at www.relayforlife.org/boardman. Volunteer information is available at firstname.lastname@example.org or 888.227.6446, ext. 2223.
The Art Outreach Gallery at the Eastwood Mall Complex in Niles announces the 1st Annual Juried Holiday Art Show, "pARTridge in a Pear Tree, running Friday, November 21 through Sunday, January 4. An artist reception will be held Friday, December 5. The 2014 Holiday Show guidelines and applications can be downloaded at www.artoutreach.org or picked up at the Art Outreach Gallery. Holiday hours for the Gallery are Friday 5:00 pm to 9:00 pm, Saturday 1:00 pm to 9:00 pm, and Sunday 1:00 pm to 5:00 pm.
The Art Outreach Gallery in the Eastwood Mall Complex in Niles presents the Community Artworks Regional Annual Artist’s Exhibition, a juried exhibit featuring artwork by area artists, through Sunday, November 10. The exhibit showcases artists from a 50 mile radius in Ohio and Pennsylvania. Gallery hours are Friday 5:00pm to 9:00pm, Saturday 1:00pm to 9:00pm, and Sunday 1:00pm to 5:00pm. All exhibits are free and open to the public.
The Art Outreach Gallery in the Eastwood Mall Complex in Niles will host the third of six 2014 Space Time Ideas Community (STIC) events Thursday, October 2. STIC is a non-partisan Art Outreach Gallery initiative whose goal is to help spread ideas worth spreading. Gallery doors open at 5:30 pm and the STIC program begins at 6:30. The event features two screenings from the TED Talks video archives. The opening video is “Choice, happiness and spaghetti sauce” by best-selling author Malcolm Gladwell. The second video,”Institutions vs.
The Yellow Brick Place Color vs Cancer 5K Color Run/Walk takes place at Austintown Township Park, on Sunday, September 12, with registration beginning at 7:30 am, and the race at 10:00. This Color Run is an untimed event that emphasizes fun over competition. Runners begin dressed in clean white t-shirts and pass through a dyed cornstarch color station every kilometer. Registration information is available at www.yellowbrickplace.org.
The Skeggs Lecture Series presents Wally Lamb, a New York Times Best-selling Author (She's Come Undone and I Know This Much Is True) on Wednesday, October 22, at 7:30 pm at Stambaugh Auditorium in Youngstown. The event is free, but tickets are mandatory. They can be picked up at the Stambaugh Box Office weekdays between 9 am and 6 pm.
The John J. McDonough Museum of Art (525 Wick Avenue) in Youngstown presents the audio exhibition entitled Voices of the Valley running from Tuesday, June 24th through Saturday, July 26th. This Story Corps event features thirty conversations about transforming the Valley with sixty individuals who have a deep connection with the community through entrepreneurship, redevelopment, technology, activism, and faith.] More information about this exhibition is available at (330) 941-1400.
Youngstown State University's Summer Festival of the Arts needs volunteers to help with the event which runs on Saturday, July 12th and Sunday, July 13th. [Volunteers are needed for various shifts during the festival, and they will be provided with a Summer Festival of the Arts tee shirt and plenty of cold water.