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YSU Ward Beecher Planetarium: Size Isn't Everything (For Telescopes)

The YSU Ward Beecher Planetarium presents the program, Size Isn't Everything (For Telescopes), on Friday, Novmber 15, at 8 pm.  Large telescope facilities cost billions in both time and money to construct and maintain, so why do we have so many of them? In this talk, Dr. Moiya McTier from Columbia University will discuss what it is about different telescopes that make them better or worse suited for different areas of research.  

YSU Ward Beecher Planetarium: Undiscovered Worlds

The YSU Ward Beecher Planetarium presents the program Undiscovered Worlds, throughout November.  With new achievements like the Kepler Telescope and rapidly improving technology, the discovery of exoplanets puts us one step closer to the possibility of finding an Earth-like world. How will this change how we view our place in the universe?  More information and program times at wbplanetarium.org.

YSU Ward Beecher Planetarium: One World, One Sky

The YSU Ward Beecher Planetarium presents the program Undiscovered Worlds, Saturday at 1 pm through November 16.  Big Bird’s Adventure begins on Sesame Street when Elmo’s friend Hu Hu Zhu visits from China. Big Bird, Elmo, and Hu Hu Zhu take viewers on an exciting discovery of the Sun, Moon, and stars. Celebrate with Elmo and Hu Hu Zhu the idea that even though we live in different countries, we still share the same sky.  More information and program times at wbplanetarium.org.    

Mahoning Valley Lifelong Learning Institute: Race & Religion: An American Legacy

The Mahoning Valley Lifelong Learning Institute presents the lecture Race & Religion: An American Legacy, by YSU professor Dr. Michael Jerryson, on Tuesday, November 5, at 10, am, at Ohio Living Park Vista, on Fifth Avenue, in Youngstown.  This talk will explore the American phenomenon of race and the ways in which religious identity impacts racial construction.

 

Youngstown Historical Center of Industry and Labor: The Way We Worked Exhibit Opening

The Youngstown Historical Center of Industry and Labor, in Youngstown, presents The Way We Worked Exhibit Opening, on Saturday, October 26, noon - 4 pm.  This free exhibition will be on display from Saturday, October 26 through Sunday, January 12. Museum hours are Wednesday through Friday, 10 am to 4 pm, and Saturdays 12 pm to 4 pm. 

Ward Beecher Planetarium: Night-Lite

The Ward Beecher Planetarium presents the program Night-Lite, its popular light and music Halloween extravaganza presented in a fun, non-scary style, making this show ideal for all ages. Celebrate the Halloween season with the Ward Beecher Planetarium. Costumes are welcomed! Seating is first-come, first seated. Program schedule available at wbplanetarium.org.

YSU Ward Beecher Planetarium: Nightlights

The YSU Ward Beecher Planetarium’s spooky annual Halloween spectacular Nightlights has been going strong since 1974! Great for all ages, although younger visitors might be scared of the loud music and dark.  Seating is first-come, first seated.  The schedule is available at wbplanetarium.org.

Ohio Living Park Vista: History of the Man Made Wonders

 Ohio Living Park Vista presents the program, History of the Man Made Wonders, on Tuesday, October 22, at 10 am, at Park Vista, on Fifth Avenue, in Youngstown.  The program will explore the cultures that are responsible for them, the architecture, materials used, physical facts, geography and how to tour/visit these sites.

 

Ohio Living Park Vista: Porosity in Everyday Life: Tiny Holes Everywhere

Ohio Living Park Vista presents the program, Porosity in Everyday Life: Tiny Holes Everywhere, Tuesday, October 15, at 10 am, at Park Vista, on Fifth Avenue, in Youngstown.  Discover the basics of porosity, and dive into the cutting edge research being done in the field, which includes finding solutions to environmental problems such as carbon dioxide capture and water purification.

 

YSU Ward Beecher Planetarium: Wizard Weekend

In collaboration with YSU's Room of Requirement, the YSU Ward Beecher Planetarium presents a magical weekend celebrating all things Harry Potter and in the J.K. Rowling universe! Learn about the night sky and how it relates to the wizarding world. Test your knowledge for a chance to earn house points. Who will win this year’s house cup?  Programs this evening at 7 and 8:30, tomorrow at noon, 2:30, 7 & 8:30. Seating is first-come, first seated.

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