Youngstown State University presents the 6th Annual Sustainable Energy Forum entitled Energy And Innovative Manufacturing on Monday, June 2nd and Tuesday, June 3rd in Kilcawley Center. [This forum's featured speakers are Trudi Hable of Siemens PLM Software, Dr.
Mill Creek MetroParks presents the exhibition Chasing The Light by Christopher Leeper, running from Friday, June 13th through Sunday, August 10th in the D.D. and Velma Davis Education and Visitor Center at Fellows Riverside Gardens (123 McKinley Avenue) in Youngstown. [Christopher Leeper is a local artist and an adjunct faculty member in Youngstown State University's Department of Art.] Exhibition hours and more information are available at (330) 740-7116.
The American Veterans Traveling Tribute is visiting Youngstown through Sunday, May 18th with the “Vietnam Traveling Wall” on Wood Street of the YSU’s Campus. The Traveling Wall will be open for viewing round the clock and free parking is provided in the M3 Lot on W. Rayen Ave. The mission of the project is to travel the nation to honor, respect, and remember men and women who served, and to pay specific tribute to those who gave all in that service. More information is available through YSU’s Office of Veterans Affairs at (330) 941-2523.
The Ward Beecher Planetarium, on the campus of Youngstown State University, presents a program entitled The Little Star That Could on Saturday May 24th and Saturday, May 31st for two shows at 1 and 2:30 P.M. each day. [This show tells about Little Star, who, after birth, searches to find a planet to take care of, and while searching, meets other kinds of stars and also learns more about himself.] More information about this program is available at (330) 941-1370.
The Ward Beecher Planetarium, on the campus of Youngstown State University, presents the program, Skywatchers of Ancient Mexico running on Friday and Saturday nights from Friday, May 23rd through Saturday, May 31st at 8 P.M. each night. [This show describes how Mexican cultures such as the Aztec, Mayan, Toltec, and Olmec marked the changing days and incorporated the changing skies into their religion, daily rituals, and stories.] More information about this program is available at (330) 941-1370.
The Ward Beecher Planetarium, on the campus of Youngstown State University, presents the program Wilbear's Adventure on Saturday, May 10th and Saturday, May 17th for two shows at 1 and 2:30 P.M. each day. [This program tells of Wilbear, a teddy bear, who wants to fly, but can't. His grandfather visits and tells him all about myths about flying and how people have wanted to fly for a long time.] More information about this program is available at (330) 941-1370.
The Ward Beecher Planetarium, on the campus of Youngstown State University, presents the program What Are Constellations? running Friday and Saturday nights from Friday, May 9th through Saturday, May 17th at 8 P.M. each night. [This show will explore where 88 constellations came from and explain the history of astronomy.] More information about this program is available at (330) 941-1370.
The Trumbull Branch of the Butler Institute of American Art (9350 East Market Street) in Howland presents an exhibition of the paintings of Christopher Leeper running through Sunday, June 15th. [Christopher Leeper is a local artist who graduated from and now teaches as an adjunct professor at Youngstown State University. He is a realist painter who specializes in landscape paintings.] More information about this exhibition is available at (330) 609-9900.
The Mahoning Valley Healthcare Education Collaborative presents the Mahoning Valley Health Expo on Thursday, May 22nd from 10 A.M. until 3 P.M. at Antone's Banquet Centre (8578 Market Street) in Youngstown. [This event will feature health screenings, displays, exhibits, a chance to speak with health professionals, and information about health and wellness programs.] More information about this event is available at (330) 941-2465.
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.