YSU Office of Student Advocacy & Support: Resource Fair

The YSU Office of Student Advocacy & Support is hosting a Student Resource Fair, on Thursday, January 20th, from 10 am to 2pm, in the Presidents Suite, of YSU'sKilcawley Center. The fair is an opportunity for campus and community partners to share valuable resources for students experiencing a variety of circumstances that may create barriers to their success at YSU. More information available from Susan Moorer, at 330 941-4036.

Selma screening at Kilcawley Center

The YSU Office of Diversity, Equity, & Inclusion presents a screening of the movie Selma, Wednesday, January 12, at 7 pm, in the Rossi Room, of YSU’s Kilcawley Center. Selma is a chronicle of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.'s campaign to secure equal voting rights via an epic march from Selma to Montgomery, Alabama, in 1965.


Mahoning Valley Historical Society: Bites and Bits of History: The 1914 Christmas Truce

Mahoning Valley Historical Society announces its December Bites and Bits of History lunchtime program at Tyler History Center, 325 W. Federal Street, in Youngstown. A World War I Christmas: The 1914 Christmas Truce is the title of the free presentation at noon on Thursday, December 16. The program will be presented by Dr. George Johnson. More information at              

YSU Dana School of Music: Strings and Chamber Music Day

The YSU Dana School of Music presents Strings and Chamber Music Day, on Saturday, October 23, 8:30 am - 6 pm, in Bliss Hall, on the YSU campus.  Strings and Chamber Music Day is a full-day, free event for high school string players and pianists.  There will be workshops and performance opportunities with YSU faculty and students.  The event concludes with a YSU Faculty Chamber Music performance at 5 pm.  More information at 330-941-2346.

Youngstown Historical Center of Industry & Labor: Youngstown General Duty Nurses Association: A Legacy of Dignity, Strength, and Caring, 1966 – 2018

The Youngstown Historical Center of Industry and Labor presents the exhibit Youngstown General Duty Nurses Association:  A Legacy of Dignity, Strength, and Caring, 1966 – 2018.  The exhibit opens to the public on Thursday, October 21, 2021 from 6 pm – 8 pm, RSVP preferred. More information at 330.941.1314 or by email




Beech Creek Botanical Garden: Spooky Science

Beech Creek Botanical Garden presents Spooky Science, every Friday and Saturday in October from 4-9 pm. Experience non-scary family fun with lots of interactive & educational science activities for everyone to enjoy! Spooky Science, will teach you in a fun & exciting way about the parts of nature that may creep you out such as spiders, snakes, and bats, but are not so scary after all. More information at


List of Activities

Enchanted Trees

YSU Legacy Forests: Mahoning Valley Tree Symposium

YSU Legacy Forests is hosting the 2021 Mahoning Valley Tree Symposium on Saturday, October 16, at 9 am, in the Ohio Room of Kilcawley Center on the YSU campus. Noted scientist, Dr. Dan Herms, will discuss impacts of climate warming on our region. Breakout sessions will explore the feasibility of forming a Mahoning Valley coalition for tree-planting and reforestation to reduce our carbon footprint. Information and registration at YSU Legacy Forests at gmail dot com. 


JCC of Youngstown: 2021 Jewish Film Festival

The Jewish Community Center of Youngstown presents the  2021 Youngstown Area Jewish Film Festival, with seven movies through Sunday, November 7. The Festival takes participants on a cinematic, cultural journey with films from all over the world,  that depict a broad spectrum of Jewish life. The schedule and more information can be found at 


Thursday, October 7
7:00 p.m. | Documentary

Multi Purpose Room
JCC of Youngstown

YSU Ward Beecher Planetarium: The Alien Who Stole Christmas

The YSU Ward Beecher Planetarium presents The Alien Who Stole Christmas, on Saturday, December 4 and 11, at 2 pm.  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.  More information at


YSU Ward Beecher Planetarium: Let It Snow

The YSU Ward Beecher Planetarium presents Let It Snow, A holiday music show celebrating the winter season. Artistic impressions of popular winter holiday music come to life on the dome transporting the entire family to a magical wonderland of music and light. Schedule information at



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