Educational

YSU Physical Therapy Department: Parkinson Disease Exercise Class

The YSU Exercise Science and Physical Therapy Department will be hosting a free bi-weekly exercise class for people with Parkinson’s Disease. It begins on Thursday, January 19th, and meets Mondays and Thursdays at 10:00 am, in Beeghly Center Room 308, on the YSU campus. The intention of the class is to provide area residents with Parkinson’s Disease an opportunity for regular exercise and community support. The class is appropriate for participants of all ability levels. More information available from Annie Tapp, at aqtapp@ysu.edu, 330-941-1897.

Mill Creek Metroparks: Naturalist Walk

Mill Creek Metroparks invites you to join a Naturalist Walk with a Park Educator and an Ohio Certified Volunteer Naturalist, on Saturday, December 10, at 9 am. The walk provides an opportunity to learn about the Hemlock Wooly Adelgid, a non-native insect that threatens our Eastern Hemlock trees. Meet at the Slippery Rock Pavilion, with parking off Robinson Memorial Drive. Space is limited. Free registration is open until December 8th at millcreekmetroparks.org.

YSU Ward Beecher Planetarium: The Alien Who Stole Christmas

The Ward Beecher Planetarium presents its program, The Alien Who Stole Christmas on Saturday, December 3rd and Saturday December 10th at 2 pm both days. Enjoy a tour of winter’s evening sky then join jolly-old Saint Nick and Mr. Freep as they explore the solar system’s planets and meet the Christmas Eve needs of their fictitious inhabitants. Admission is free, open to the public, and no reservations are required! More information at wbplanetarium.org

Mahoning Valley Historical Society: 14th-Annual Memories of Christmas Past at Arms Family Museum

The Mahoning Valley Historical Society presents the 14th-Annual Memories of Christmas Past, on display through Saturday, December 31, at the Arms Family Museum, 648 Wick Avenue, in Youngstown. The Memories of Christmas Past features seven rooms adorned with vintage decorations, lights, trees, and much more. Hours are Tuesday through Sunday, noon to 4 pm, and open until 7 pm on Thursdays in December, and on New Year's Eve.  More information at mahoninghistory.org.

YSU Department of Communications: Walking In The Steps of the First Olympians and Orators Seminar and Trip to Greece

The YSU Department of Communications is offering a Spring 2023 seminar course, Walking In The Steps of the First Olympians and Orators,  that culminates in an 11-day, study abroad trip to Greece, from May 7 - May 18. This seminar, taught by YSU faculty members Drs. Jeff Tyus and Adam Earnheardt, is open everyone. Registration for this seminar and trip is now open, but space is limited.  More information available from Dr. Tyus at jltyus@ysu.edu, or Dr. Earnheardt at 330-941-3631.    

 

 

 

Ozone Business Gallery: 2nd Annual Holiday Magic

Ozone Business Gallery host its 2nd Annual Holiday Magic. Located at the BRITE Energy Innovators, 125 W Market Street, in Warren, Saturday, December 3, from 11 am - 5 pm. A variety of vendors & winter activities will be all day. No admission fee to shop.  

Butler Institute of American Art: Holiday Fun Day

The Butler Institute of American Art presents their Holiday Fun Day on Sunday, November 13th from 12:30 to 3:30 pm. During the Holiday Fun Day children can make holiday ornaments, go on scavenger hunts with their parents, decorate cookies, get their face painted, visit with Santa, and meet the Grinch Santa. This event is free and open to the public. More at Butler Art dot com.

The Youngstown Chapter of the American Guild of Organists: Dr. Jason Roberts Organ Recital

The Youngstown Chapter of the American Guild of Organists presents a free recital by Dr. Jason Roberts from New York City, on Friday, November 11th, at 7:15 pm at St. John's Episcopal Church, on Wick Avenue in Youngstown. Dr. Roberts will perform Bach’s famous Passacaglia, two movements from Louis Vierne’s Third Organ Symphony, and two of his own compositions.

 

There will be a lecture on improvisation the same day and place at 1:30 pm.

YSU Student Activities and the YSU Hispanic Heritage Planning Committee: Dia de Muertos Celebration

YSU Student Activities and the YSU Hispanic Heritage Planning Committee present a free Dia de Muertos Celebration, on Wednesday, November 2, 6 - 8 pm, in the Hub of the YSU Kilcawley Center. Dia de Muertos is a traditional celebration of life to remember and honor those who have departed. Traditional Mexican hot chocolate and Pan de Muertos (Bread of the Dead) will be served. There will also be music and spoken word presentations.

YSU Ward Beecher Planetarium: Big Astronomy

The YSU Ward Beecher Planetarium presents its Big Astronomy program on on Saturday, November 19th at 2 and 8 pm. Discover the impressive observatories in Chile, the people who run them and the exciting discoveries uncovered from these world-class telescopes. Admission is free, open to the public, and no reservations are required! More information at wbplanetarium.org. 

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