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2018 Dom Leone Writing Competition Awards

An awards ceremony will be held on Tuesday, April 24, at 7:30 p.m. at the Chestnut Room in Kilcawley Center on the Youngstown State University campus to honor the winners in the 2018 Dom Leone Writing Competition involving the Youngstown Diocesan Schools in the Mahoning Valley. The competition is named after Dom Leone, a Youngstown native and graduate of Youngstown schools and Youngstown State University, who died of cancer in 1989. Dom was a successful writer, cartoonist, songwriter, and musician.

 

 

YSU Melnick Medical Museum : And There's the Humor of it: Shakespeare and the Four Humors

Th YSU Melnick Medical Museum presents the exhibit And There's the Humor of it: Shakespeare and the Four Humors, a traveling banner exhibit from the National Library of Medicine. On display in the Reference Room on the main floor of Maag Library, on the YSU campus, from Wednesday, April 25 through Friday, May 18, six banners examine the role of the four humors in HamletThe Merchant of Venice, and The Taming of the Shrew.  [The four humors: Melancholic, Phlegmatic, Choleric, Sanguine.]

YSU Melnick Medical Museum: And There's the Humor of it: Shakespeare and the Four Humors

The YSU Melnick Medical Museum presents the exhibit And There's the Humor of it: Shakespeare and the Four Humors, a traveling banner exhibit from the National Library of Medicine. On display in the foyer of Ford Theater in Bliss Hall, on the YSU campus, from Friday, April 6 through Thursday, April 26, six banners examine the role of the four humors in HamletThe Merchant of Venice, and The Taming of the Shrew.  [The four humors: Melancholic, Phlegmatic, Choleric, Sanguine.]

 

Mahoning Valley Teacher Appreciation Gala and Reunion

Mahoning Valley teachers are invited to the Mahoning Valley Teacher Appreciation Gala and Reunion, on Saturday, April 14, 3 - 6 pm, at OH WOW!, in downtown Youngstown. The Gala is free for K-12 teachers and their guest. This celebration of teachers features heavy hors d'oeuvres, music, prizes, awards and speakers, including Senator Joe Schiavoni and other teacher champions. More information at 330-790-1521.

City Club of the Mahoning Valley: Views and Brews: The Beginning of the End of Gun Violence in Schools

The next City Club of the Mahoning Valley Views & Brews program will be a panel discussion on The Beginning of the End of Gun Violence in Schools, on Monday April 16, at 7:00 pm at Suzie’s Dogs and Drafts in downtown Youngstown.  [Panelists include Jackie Mercer, Educator; John Vogel, Treasurer of Western Reserve Fish and Game Association; and Kira Walker, Student, Mahoning Valley Sojourn to the Past.  The moderator is Michelle Nicks, Senior News Reporter WFMJ-TV 21.]

 

Edward W. Powers Women in STEM Career Day at YSU

The Edward W. Powers Women in STEM Career Day takes place on Saturday, April 14, at Youngstown State University. The workshop will expose young women in grades 6 – 12 to career opportunities in science and engineering. Registration information available at ysu.edu/WIS.

 

Portland Locomotive Works: 26th Midwest Scale Train Show

Portland Locomotive Works presents the 26th Midwest Scale Train Show on Friday, March 23rd from 1 - 7 pm, and Saturday, March 24th from 9 am - 5 pm, at the Salem Center Plex.  There will be manufactures and vendors from 14 different states and clinics by top area and regional modelers all day Friday and Saturday. All scales and gauges are welcome.

Penn State Shenango: Earth Fest 2018

Penn State Shenango is hosting Earth Fest 2018, 11 am to 4 pm, on Saturday, April 7, at the campus in downtown Sharon. This free event will include live music and entertainment, an educational presentation on climate change, children’s activities, a local artists’ market, and more.

Solar United Neighbors of Ohio: Ohio Solar Congress

The Ohio Solar Congress is a free public conference that will include a series of presentations about solar technology and policy topics as well as ways to get involved with helping to grow solar in Ohio. The Ohio Solar Congress will be held on Saturday, March 17th from 9:30 am to 4:00 pm at The Wilderness Center, 9877 Alabama Avenue SW, Wilmot, Ohio. RSVP at www.solarunitedneighbors.org/ohiosolarcongress

City Club of the Mahoning Valley: Stalemate: DACA, Dreamers, and the Future of Immigration Reform

The next City Club of the Mahoning Valley Views & Brews program will be a panel discussion on Stalemate: DACA, Dreamers, and the Future of Immigration Reformon Monday March19, at 7:00 pm at Suzie’s Dogs and Drafts in downtown Youngstown.  [Panelists include Dr. Donna M. DeBlasio, YSU Professor of History and Director for the Center for Applied History, Mark Munroe, Chairman of  The Mahoning County Republican Party, and Attorney Richard Drucker, of Margaret Wong and Associates. Dr.

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