Lecture

McKinley Memorial Library: Talking With Terry Pluto

The McKinley Memorial Library presents Talking With Terry Pluto, on Wednesday, August 14, at 6:30 pm, in the McKinley Memorial Auditorium, in Niles.  Terry Pluto, a sports columnist for the Cleveland Plain Dealer, will talk about his career covering the Browns, Indians, and Cavaliers.  Registration at the library at 330-652-1704, ext. 3.

City Club of the Mahoning Valley: Where the Sidewalk Ends

The next City Club of the Mahoning Valley event will be a panel discussion on Where the Sidewalk Ends, on Monday, August 12, at 7:00 pm, at the Soap Gallery, in Youngstown.  The discussion will highlight challenges and solutions to people-centered infrastructure and safety in the Mahoning Valley, with a focus on reconnecting people to each other and to resources to reinvigorate neighborhoods, and lay the groundwork for creating safer, healthier, and more walkable communities.

City Club of the Mahoning Valley: Closing the Gap: Building Opportunity in the Valley

The City Club of the Mahoning Valley presents Closing the Gap: Building Opportunity in the Valley, on Thursday, August 1st at Stambaugh Auditorium, on Fifth Avenue, in Youngstown.  Featured speaker is Maureen Conway, from The Aspen Institute.  Doors open at 5:30, dinner served at 6, and the forum begins at 6:30.  Some questions to be addressed are: How is the region's leadership adjusting to the new economy? What now constitutes a "good job" — and what strategies are being implemented to bring these jobs to the Valley?  Tickets at cityclub.org.

Public Library of Youngstown & Mahoning County: Introduction to Fundraising Planning

The Public Library of Youngstown & Mahoning County presents Introduction to Fundraising Planning, on Tuesday, July 16, at 6:30 pm, at the Main Library Career & Job Center. The program focuses on your organization by setting fundraising priorities and helps give staff and board members a road map to success. 

Public Library of Youngstown and Mahoning County: Navigating the Stars

The Public Library of Youngstown and Mahoning County presents Navigating the Stars, on Tuesday, July 2, at 7 pm, at the Austintown Library.  Lindsay Sprague from Winterberry Homestead presents a program about navigating by following the stars, about which constellations matter most in the northern and southern hemispheres, and more.

Public Library of Youngstown and Mahoning County: Hillbilly Silly Science Spectacular with Dr. Cletus Beaker

The Public Library of Youngstown and Mahoning County presents Hillbilly Silly Science Spectacular with Dr. Cletus Beaker, on Friday, July 12, at 10 am, at the Canfield Library.  The zany Dr. Cletus Beaker will deliver a topnotch science program, as well as fast-paced on-stage actions, music, and audience participation. For children of all ages. 

City Club of the Mahoning Valley: State of the Valley

The City Club of the Mahoning Valley presents The State of the Valley, on Monday, June 24, at Stambaugh Auditorium, on Fifth Avenue, in Youngstown.  Doors open at 5:30, dinner served at 6, and the forum begins at 6:30.  Mahoning Valley leaders share how programs and initiatives in education, arts and culture, helathcare, and politics are working in concert with economic development efforts to continue to grow in the Valley.  Tickets at cityclub.org.

 Speakers

Conneaut Lecture: William Richmond: Our Only Hope

William W. Richmond will hold a talk about his book Our Only Hope, at Breakwall BBQ in Conneaut, Ohio. Andrew Misiak, Court Administrator for the Ashtabula County Court of Common Pleas Probate/Juvenile Division, will also speak on the importance of having a youth mentoring program in Ashtabula County. This event will be held on Wednesday, June 19th at 6 pm, at Breakwall BBQ, Marina Drive, in Conneaut.

City Club of the Mahoning Valley: Views and Brews: From Rust Belt to Green Belt: A Sustainable Future for the Mahoning Valley

 The City Club of the Mahoning Valley Views and Brews presents a panel discussion on From Rust Belt to Green Belt: A Sustainable Future for the Mahoning Valleyon Monday, June 10, at 7:00 pm, at Suzie's Dogs and Drafts, in downtown Youngstown.  Among the questions discussed will be: How is regenerative development being implemented across the country and here in the Valley?

Mahoning Valley Historical Society: Bites and Bits of History: What Brought Them Here: African American Migrations into the Mahoning Valley

The Mahoning Valley Historical Society presents Bites and Bits of History, featuring local historian and genealogist Stacey Adger giving a talk on What Brought Them Here: African American Migrations into the Mahoning Valley, on Thursday, June 18, at noon, live on YouTube. You can find the link on the Mahoning Valley Historical Society's Facebook page.

[From the Underground Railroad, post-Civil War migration and the Great Migration, discover the factors that brought Blacks to this area and the impact their presence has made.]

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