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Mahoning Valley Historical Society: Fifth Avenue Crandall Park Walking Tour

The Mahoning Valley Historical Society is sponsoring a Fifth Avenue Crandall Park Walking Tour, on Saturday, July 28, noon - 3:00 pm.  Guides will discuss the architectural and social history of the houses and landscape that define Crandall Park and the individuals who built them. Due to limited space, please register for our bus tour option for those who have difficulties with mobility. There is a suggested donation of $5.00 payable at the start of the walk.

YSU Centofanti Symposium: Tim Wise

The Centofanti Symposium at YSU presents a talk by Tim Wise, on Friday, September 14, at 6:00 pm, in the Chestnut Room of YSU's Kilcawley Center. Wise is among the most prominent anti-rcist writers and educators in the United States.  He imost recent book is Under the Affluence: Shaming the Poor, Praising the Rich.The event is free and open to the public.  No tickets required. Seating is on a first-come, first-served basis.

Youngstown Road Runners Club: Free Self Defense Class

The Youngstown Road Runners Club, in partnership with Second Sole of Boardman, is offering a Free Self Defense Class on Wednesday, July 11th at 6 PM, at Second Sole of Boardman, 755 Boardman-Canfield Road. More information available from YRRC President Michelle Hirschl, at 330-502-9485.

United Eastern Lenape Nation: 10th Annual Healing Mother Earth Native American Powwow

The United Eastern Lenape (luh-NAH-pay) Nation presents the 10th-Annual Healing Mother Earth Native American Powwow, Friday, July 27 - Sunday, July 29  The Powwow, located at Evergreen Lake Park, 703 Center Road. in Conneaut, includes dancing, drums, native crafts, vendors, storytelling, and more. More information at uelnation.org.

City Club Views and Brews: The Literature of Deindustrialization

The next City Club of the Mahoning Valley Views & Brews program will be a discussion with Sherry Linkon on her new book, The Half-Life of Deindustrialization, Working-Class Writing about Economic Restructuring, on Monday July 16, at 7:00 pm at Suzie’s Dogs and Drafts in downtown Youngstown.  [Tim Francisco interviews Linkon, Professor of English and American Studies at Georgetown University; former co-director of Youngstown State University’s Center for Working Class Studies, and former host of Linkon Avenue on WYSU.]

The Solution Is Hope: Manifestation & Vision Board Workshop

The Solution Is Hope will be hosting a Manifestation and Vision Board Workshop, on Saturday July 7, at 11 am, at the YWCA Mahoning Valley. This workshop will feature a networking mixer, a manifestation workshop, and participants will be creating vision boards to take home. The workshop will be led by author and motivational speaker Melanie Cooper. Cooper is the author of Be-Do-Have: How to Manifest Your Best Life.  More information at 330-707-6026.

 

Mahoning Valley Amateur Radio Association: Amateur Radio Field Day

In cooperation with Mill Creek MetroParks, Radio operators from the Mahoning Valley Amateur Radio Association will spend the weekend of June 23rd and 24th at the Mill Creek MetroParks Farm, on Route 46 across from the Canfield Fair Grounds,  demonstrating Emergency Communications Skills to public for a full 24 hours, Noon Saturday until 2 p.m.  More information at mvara.org.

Austintown Farmers Market: Opening Day

Austintown Farmers' Market Opening Day is Monday, June 11, 5-8 pm, at Austintown Township Park, 6000 Kirk Road.  There will be free yoga, healthy cooking demo, food, activities, artisan goods, produce, baked goods, and over 30 vendors. 

 

Mahoning Valley Historical Society: Bites and Bits of History: Road to Rust, the Disintegration of the Steel Industry

The Mahoning Valley Historical Society presents Bites and Bits of History, on Thursday, June 21, at noon, in the Tyler Mahoning Valley History Center, in downtown Youngstown.  This month's topic is Road to Rust, the Disintegration of the Steel Industry in Western Pennsylvania and Eastern Ohio, with local author Dale Perelman.  Mre information at mahoninghistory.org.

 

 

Mahoning Valley Historical Society: Arms Family Museum - From Homefront to Western Front

The Mahoning Valley Historical Society presents the exhibit From Homefront to Western Front: Life During WWI, at the Arms Family Museum, on Wick Avenue, in Youngstown.  This exhibit features civilian and military clothing, as well as a vignette on Base Hospital 31, formed by the Youngstown Hospital Association in 1917. On display through Sunday, January 6.    

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