Youngstown State University's Dana School of Music presents the YSU Chamber Orchestra in a concerto on Sunday, February, 7, at 4:00 pm, in Stambaugh Auditorium, on Fifth Avenue, in Youngstown. Featured works include "Siegfried Idyll" by Richard Wagner; Felix Mendelssohn's String Symphony No. 8; and the Divertimento in D major, K. 136, by Mozart. Tickets available at stambaughauditorium.com or 330-259-0555.
Ebony Lifeline presents the Sports Museum Exhibit in the Youngstown Foundation Community History Gallery at the Tyler History Center, on West Federal Street in Youngstown, through April 30. Celebrate the rich athletic contributions of the African-American and Latino community to sports in Mahoning and Trumbull counties.
Youngstown State University's Division of Multicultural Affairs will host the 2016 Diversity Leadership Recognition Dinner, on Friday, March 31, at 5:30 pm, at Stambaugh Auditorium. Special guest speaker and artist will be classical pianist Dana Kristina-Joi Morgan. Tickets for the dinner and the concert are available at stambaughauditorium.com. More information available at 330-259-0555.
Lit Youngstown presents a reading by YSU professor and poet Philip Brady, and mystery novelist Lynn Lurie on Wednesday February 3, at 7:00 pm, at Suzie’s Dogs & Drafts on N. Phelps St. in downtown Youngstown. These authors will be followed by writers featured in CROW, a YSU publication for notable student essays. The reading is free and open to the public. More information at LitYoungstown.wordpress.com.
The Thomas J. Seefred Trust awards scholarships to college students between 18-25 years of age who are suffering from Juvenile Diabetes. This scholarship is open to Ohio residents with preference given to qualified applicants from Trumbull, Mahoning, and Columbiana counties in Ohio. Applications can be printed from the Trust's website at seefredtrust.org. Scholarship applications must be postmarked by April 1. More information available from Karen Leetch at 330-533-9900.
YSU Student Diversity Programs present the 14th Annual Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Day Breakfast, Thursday, January 21, at 8:30 am,in YSU's Kilcawley Center. The Keynote Speaker is Dr. Emma Fraser Pendleton. Ticket information at 330 941-2087.
WYSU-FM and the McDonough Museum of Art are sponsoring the 21st-Annual Mad About the Arts, a celebration of music, art, food, and wine. The event will be held at the McDonough Museum of Art on Wick Avenue, on Friday, February 19th, from 7:00 PM until 10:00 PM. More information about the event and tickets are available at 330-941-3363.
Prospective students and their parents can learn the ins and outs of financial aid at Youngstown State University’s Financial Aid Night, on Wednesday, January 27, 6:30 pm, in the Chestnut Room of YSU's Kilcawley Center. Get the basics about applying for financial aid, meet YSU financial aid counselors, and get direct assistance with online financial aid applications.
[Appointments for free tax form preparation will also be available through the Volunteer Income Tax Assistance program.] Registration information at ysu.edu/finaid/night or 330-941-3505.
John Williams of Frack Free Mahoning Valley will speak on "A case study of shale gas development in Trumbull County, Ohio" as part of the YSU Speaker Series on Energy and the Environment. This free event is at Cushwa Hall in room B112 on the YSU campus, on Wednesday, April 20, at 7:00 pm. More information is available at 330-941-1753.
Fr. Bob Bonnot of Christ Our Savior Parish, in Strutherswill speak on "Laudato si’, Caring for Our Common Home, Creation, the Second Encyclical of Pope Francis" as part of the YSU Speaker Series on Energy and the Environment. This freeevent is at Cushwa Hall in room B112 on the YSU campus, on Wednesday, April 13, at 7:00 pm. More information is available at 330-941-1753.