Sept. 10: Western Reserve Contra Dance at Dublin Grange Hall

The monthly Western Reserve Contra Dance will be held from 7-9:30 p.m. on Saturday, Sept. 10 at the Dublin Grange Hall, 6571 Fairground Blvd., Canfield. The contra is a New England social dance with ever-changing partners and will feature live traditional music by the band, “One String Short.” A caller will teach each dance and […]

Sept. 11: ‘Campbell’ book signing, classic cars at Tyler History Center

The Mahoning Valley Historical Society will celebrate its anniversary with a free open house from noon to 4 p.m. on Sunday, Sept. 11 at the Tyler History Center, 325 W. Federal St., Youngstown. The event will feature a classic car cruise-in. Car owners are invited to show their vehicles and there is no registration fee […]

Sept. 6-Oct. 6: Kent Trumbull to show Lane Cooper paintings

The Link Gallery at Kent Trumbull is announcing an exhibition of paintings by Lane Cooper. The exhibit, titled “It’s a Wonderful Life,” will be on display from Sept. 6 through Oct. 6. An artist’s reception will occur from 4-5:30 p.m. on Wednesday, Sept. 7. Cooper’s paintings explore “the ways in which fragments from experiences and […]

2016 YSU Penguins Football schedule

Stambaugh Stadium – GPS address – 577 Fifth Ave., Youngstown, OH 44502 YSU tickets: 330-941-1YSU September 7:30 p.m., Thursday, Sept. 1: The Penguins play Duquesne at home. 570 WKBN, ESPN3. 2 p.m., Saturday, Sept. 10: at West Virginia. 570 WKBN. 4 p.m., Saturday, Sept. 17: The Penguins play Robert Morris at home. 570 WKBN, ESPN3.  State […]

Fall 2016: YSU lecture series to focus on global warming, environment

The YSU Lecture Series on Energy and the Environment kicks off its third year on Wednesday, Sept. 7 and will features lectures on global warming and the environment. All lectures occur at 7 p.m. on Wednesdays in Room B100 of Cushwa Hall and run through Wednesday, Nov. 16. The speaker series is sponsored in part […]

September 2016: Lit Youngstown to offer fall writing workshops

Essayist and playwright Kelly Bancroft will facilitate one of several Lit Youngstown writing workshops planned for fall. Bancroft’s five-week workshop will focus on memoir writing. Other workshops include writing character poetry; submitting poetry and short fiction for publication; and a one-day workshop on “writing what you know.” Costs range from $15 to $25 and Lit Youngstown […]

July 9-10, 2016: Participating artists for YSU’s Summer Festival of the Arts

The 18th annual YSU Summer Festival of the Arts will be held from 10 a.m.-6 p.m. on Saturday, July 9 and 11 a.m.-5 p.m. on Sunday, July 10 in and around the campus of Youngstown State University. (Image courtesy of YSU) The 18th annual YSU Summer Festival of the Arts will be held from 10 a.m.-6 p.m. on Saturday, July 9 and […]

July 9-10, 2016: YSU Summer Festival of the Arts to feature art, music and food as part of expanded cultural weekend

The 18th annual YSU Summer Festival of the Arts will be held from 10 a.m.-6 p.m. on Saturday, July 9 and 11 a.m.-5 p.m. on Sunday, July 10 in and around the campus of Youngstown State University. (Image courtesy of YSU) A weekend of arts, culture and jazz is planned for July 7-10 at numerous locations around downtown Youngstown […]

July 12, July 26, 2016: Breakfast speaker to cover heat-stroke prevention

Do you know the difference between heat rash, heat exhaustion and heat stroke? B.J. Panchik, R.N., manager at Urgent Care Austintown and ValleyCare WorkMED, will discuss those topics as part of the ValleyCare’s twice-monthly Senior Circle breakfasts series. July sessions will occur at 9 a.m., Tuesday, July 12 and 26 in Politis Auditorium, Medical Office […]

Boardman Park continues its summer concert series in July, August 2016

Boardman Township Park will continue its summer “Music in the Park Concert Series” at Maag Outdoor Theatre in July and August. The lineup includes local musical entertainment and three military bands. All concerts, except for the United States Army Field Band concert on July 5, begin at 7 p.m. Concerts are free. The public is […]