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Vietnam Traveling Wall

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.

YSU Ward Beecher Planetarium; The Little Star That Could Program

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. 

YSU Ward Beecher Planetarium; Skywatchers Of Ancient Mexico Program

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.

YSU Ward Beecher Planetarium; Wilbear's Adventure

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.   

YSU Ward Beecher Planetarium; What Are Constellations? Program

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.

Butler Institute Of American Art - Trumbull Branch; Christopher Leeper Paintings Exhibition

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.  

Mahoning Valley Healthcare Education Collaborative; Mahoning Valley Health Expo

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. 

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.

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.

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.

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