Educational

The Mahoning Valley Astronomical Society: So You Want to Buy a Telescope

The Mahoning Valley Astronomical Society presents So You Want to Buy a Telescope, an event to help you make wise choices when it comes to the purchase of your own telescope, on Saturday, November 11, 1:00 pm to 3:00 pm,  at YSU's Ward Beecher Planetarium. More information at wbplanetarium.org

YSU Ward Beecher Planetarium: Legends of the Night Sky: Perseus and Andromeda

The Ward Beecher Planetarium presents Legends of the Night Sky: Perseus and Andromeda. This light-hearted animated program explores the Greek mythology associated with constellations such as Perseus the warrior, Andromeda the princess, and Cetus the sea monster. Legends will be presented Saturday, November 4, at 2:00 pm, Saturday, November 18th at 2:00 pm and Saturday, December 2nd at 2:00 pm. More information at wbplanetarium.org

 

YSU Ward Beecher Planetarium: Journey to a Billion Suns

YSU's Ward Beecher Planetarium presents Journey to a Billion Suns, a show about the history of measuring the stars and a journey through the Milky Way galaxy featuring 3D graphics, music, and a thrilling story! Journey to a Billion Suns will be presented on Friday, November 3rd at 8:00pm and on Saturday, November 4th at 8:00pm. For more information, visit wbplanetarium.org

YSU Ward Beecher Planetarium: Nightlights

YSU's Ward Beecher Planetarium presents Nightlights, the annual Halloween spectacular! This show will feature all new visuals presented by the new SkySkan system. Nightlights will be presented every Friday at 8:00 pm and every Saturday in October at 2:00 pm and 8:00 pm, the rest of the month. The show is great for all ages and costumes are encouraged! For more information, visit wbplanetarium.org

 

YSU Ward Beecher Planetarium: Fall Skywatch

YSU's Ward Beecher Planetarium presents Skywatch.  Learn about the night sky as it changes through the season, current astronomical events, and constellation lore during this live traditional star talk on Friday, October 6th at 8:00 pm and Saturday, October 7th at 2:00 pm and 8:00 pm. More information available at wbplanetarium.org

YSU Ward Beecher Planetarium: Harry Potter Weekend

The YSU Ward Beecher Planetarium presents Harry Potter Weekend. Learn about the night sky and test your knowledge to earn Hogwarts house points at 8:00 pm on Friday, September, 29 and at 2:00 pm and 8:00 pm on Saturday, September 30. First come, first seated.  More information at wbplanetarium.org.

 

 

YSU Ward Beecher Planetarium Opening Weekend

 The YSU Ward Beecher Planetarium will debut its new SkySkan Definiti video system during the planetarium's opening weekend shows at 8:00 pm on Friday, September 22 and at 2:00 pm and 8:00 pm on Saturday, September 23.  More information at wbplanetarium.org.

 

Mahoning Valley Sojourn to the Past: Seventh Annual Nonviolence Parade and Rally

The Seventh Annual Nonviolence Parade and Rally is scheduled for Sunday, October 1, at 3:00 pm, in downtown Youngstown. This is the kickoff event of Nonviolence Week in the State of Ohio.The parade will start at West Wood Street and Wick Avenue and proceed downtown. More information available at 330-207-4467.

Mahoning Valley Sojourn to the Past: Seventh Annual Nonviolence Parade and Rally

The Seventh Annual Nonviolence Parade and Rally is scheduled for Sunday, October 1, at 3:00 pm, in downtown Youngstown. This is the kickoff event of Nonviolence Week in the State of Ohio.The parade will start at West Wood Street and Wick Avenue and proceed downtown. It is open to all nonprofit organizations.  Deadline for registering is Friday, September 15. Registration information at 330-207-4467.

 

YSU Department of Geological & Environmental Sciences: Speaker Series on Energy and the Environment

The YSU Department of Geological & Environmental Sciences and the YSU James Dale Ethics Center present a lecture on Connections Between Wastewater Disposal and Induced Seismicity in Oklahoma, by Dr. Andrew Barbour of the U.S. Geological Survey, on Wednesday, November 15, at 7:00 pm, in Cushwa Hall, Room B100, on the YSU campus. The event is part of the YSU Speaker Series on Energy and the Environment. More information about the event is available at 330-941-1753.

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