November 2017

Queen of Hearts – Magic Tree Pub & Eatery
Tuesday, November 21, 7:30pm
Magic Tree Pub & Eatery, 7463 South Avenue, Boardman
This isn’t your normal Queen of Hearts drawing! Join us every Tuesday at 7:30 pm as we draw a lucky ticket for a chance to find the Queen. We’ll also be giving away t-shirts & other great prizes!

The Labra Brothers – Magic Tree Pub & Eatery
Wednesday, November 22, 8:00pm
Magic Tree Pub & Eatery, 7463 South Avenue, Boardman
Born and raised in Youngstown, Ohio, this group of brothers combines smooth lyrical harmonies with elements of R&B, Funk and Soul, while tapping into their Hispanic heritage by adding a touch of Santana-esque flavor.

OH WOW!’s Black Friday Membership Sale!
Friday, November 24, starting at 9:00am
OH WOW! Children’s Center, 11 W. Federal St., Youngstown, 330-744-5914
Early Explorers get the deals! Enjoy deep discounts on memberships and gifts during our once a year sale.

Qwister – Magic Tree Pub & Eatery
Friday, November 24, 8:30pm
Magic Tree Pub & Eatery, 7463 South Avenue, Boardman
Qwister returns to Magic Tree with their reggae infused jam rock. You don’t want to miss out on this great night!

STEM Storytime! – OH WOW! Children’s Center
Saturday, November 25, 10:00am–11:00am
OH WOW! Children’s Center, 11 W. Federal St., Youngstown, 330-744-5914
Join us for a special program designed especially for our tiniest explorers! Join our InspireWorks staff to learn about stars and constellations as we make marshmallow constellations! Ages 5 and under: pre-registration suggested. Free (general admission rates apply to non-members).

Hack-it! – OH WOW! Children’s Center
Saturday, November 25, 12:00pm–2:00pm
OH WOW! Children’s Center, 11 W. Federal St., Youngstown, 330-744-5914
Come and explore circuitry and robotics with our InspireWorks Staff. Ages 9 and up. Free (general admission rates apply to non-members).

Stan Miller – Kennsington Grille
Saturday, November 25, 6:00pm-9:00pm
Kennsington Grille, 4171 Westford Place, Canfield, 330-533-8733

The Locals – Magic Tree Pub & Eatery
Saturday, November 25, 7:00pm
Magic Tree Pub & Eatery, 7463 South Avenue, Boardman
The Locals, one of Youngstown’s favorite cover bands playing a mixture of everything, returns to THE TREE on November 25!

Picasso: No Getting Away From the Guy – Butler Art Fall Lecture Series
Sunday, November 26, 2:00pm
Butler Institute of American Art – Zona Auditorium, 524 Wick Ave., Youngstown, 330-743-1107
Join Butler Director Dr. Louis Zona for a series of Sunday afternoon lectures.

First Class Big Band – Magic Tree Pub & Eatery
Monday, November 27, 7:30pm
Magic Tree Pub & Eatery, 7463 South Avenue, Boardman
The BIG band sound returns to “The Tree” this Monday! Join us for First Class Big Band… so much talent under one roof!

Queen of Hearts – Magic Tree Pub & Eatery
Tuesday, November 28, 7:30pm
Magic Tree Pub & Eatery, 7463 South Avenue, Boardman
This isn’t your normal Queen of Hearts drawing! Join us every Tuesday at 7:30 pm as we draw a lucky ticket for a chance to find the Queen. We’ll also be giving away t-shirts & other great prizes!

Music at Noon: YSU Barbershop Quartet
Wednesday, November 29, 12:15pm
Butler North (adjacent to the Butler Institute of American Art), 524 Wick Ave., Youngstown
Presented by the YSU Dana School of Music. Free and open to the public.

Industrial Subtleties: Paintings by John Folchi
Thursday, November 30, 5:30pm-7:00pm
Thomases Gallery – Jewish Community Center, 505 Gypsy Lane, Youngstown
Free art reception for the opening of John Folchi: Industrial Subtleties on exhibit November 30, 2017-January 17, 2018. New York artist, John Folchi, explores the intricate details of our industrial surroundings through realistic oil paintings, shedding light on the overlooked colors, textures, and surprising beauty of objects deemed solely utilitarian.

Uncharted Course – Magic Tree Pub & Eatery
Thursday, November 30, 7:00pm
Magic Tree Pub & Eatery, 7463 South Avenue, Boardman
Uncharted Course, otherwise known as “Kate and Ed” or “Ed and Kate”, returns to Magic Tree! Don’t forget to take advantage of half-priced wine on tap all day long!

 

December 2017

Winter Skywatch – Ward Beecher Planetarium
Friday, December 1, 8:00pm; and Saturday, December 2, 8:00pm
Ward Beecher Planetarium, Youngstown State University, One University Plaza, Youngstown, 330-941-1370
The night sky changes with the seasons and so does our Skywatch program. This LIVE traditional star talk covers the current night sky, constellation lore, and current astronomical events.

Make! Alka Seltzer Rocket Launcher – OH WOW! Children’s Center
Saturday, December 2, 12:00pm-2:00pm
OH WOW! Children’s Center, 11 W. Federal St., Youngstown, 330-744-5914
Explore the basic principles of Rocketry during this interactive workshop. Ages 7 and up: pre-registration suggested. Free (general admission rates apply to non-members).

Legends: Perseus and Andromeda – Ward Beecher Planetarium
Saturday, December 2, 2:00pm
Ward Beecher Planetarium, Youngstown State University, One University Plaza, Youngstown, 330-941-1370
Children and adults will enjoy this animated show where Aesop the owl leads you on a light-hearted journey as you look at the Greek mythology associated with some of our constellations. This includes stories behind the mighty warrior Perseus, beautiful princess Andromeda, and Cetus the terrible sea monster.

The Music Man – Kennsington Grille
Saturday, December 2, 8:00pm-12:00am
Kennsington Grille, 4171 Westford Place, Canfield, 330-533-8733

Let It Snow – Ward Beecher Planetarium
Friday, December 8, 15, & 22, 8:00pm; and Saturday, December 9, 16, & 23, 2:00pm & 8:00pm
Ward Beecher Planetarium, Youngstown State University, One University Plaza, Youngstown, 330-941-1370
A NEW 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. Experience bells and reindeer, presents and cookies, snow and nutcrackers in colorful spectacles of fun!

Hack-it! – OH WOW! Children’s Center
Saturday, December 9, 12:00pm–2:00pm
OH WOW! Children’s Center, 11 W. Federal St., Youngstown, 330-744-5914
Come and explore circuitry and robotics with our InspireWorks Staff. Ages 9 and up. Free (general admission rates apply to non-members).

Make! Gingerbread Edition – OH WOW! Children’s Center
Saturday, December 16, 12:00pm–2:00pm
OH WOW! Children’s Center, 11 W. Federal St., Youngstown, 330-744-5914
Help us stock the OH WOW! Gingerbread Garage as we make and test our own Gingerbread machines. All ages with adult supervision: pre-registration suggested. Free (general admission rates apply to non-members).

The Music Man – Kennsington Grille
Saturday, December 16, 8:00pm-12:00am
Kennsington Grille, 4171 Westford Place, Canfield, 330-533-8733

Make! Paper Rockets – OH WOW! Children’s Center
Saturday, December 23, 12:00pm–2:00pm
OH WOW! Children’s Center, 11 W. Federal St., Youngstown, 330-744-5914
Come and explore Newton’s Laws of Motion in this project based experience where students make their own mini paper rockets. Ages 8 and up: pre-registration suggested. Free (general admission rates apply to non-members).

STEM Storytime! – OH WOW! Children’s Center
Saturday, December 30, 10:00am–11:00am
OH WOW! Children’s Center, 11 W. Federal St., Youngstown, 330-744-5914
Join us for a special program designed especially for our tiniest explorers! Learn the basics of rocketry by making straw rockets with our InspireWorks Staff. Ages 5 and under: pre-registration suggested. Free (general admission rates apply to non-members).

Make! Mini Hovercraft  – OH WOW! Children’s Center
Saturday, December 30, 12:00pm–2:00pm
OH WOW! Children’s Center, 11 W. Federal St., Youngstown, 330-744-5914
Come and explore Newton’s Laws of Motion in this project based experience where students make their own mini gliding toy. All ages with adult supervision: pre-registration suggested. Free (general admission rates apply to non-members).

Stan Miller – Kennsington Grille
Saturday, December 30, 6:00pm-9:00pm
Kennsington Grille, 4171 Westford Place, Canfield, 330-533-8733

 

January 2018

Make! Robotic Hand – OH WOW! Children’s Center
Saturday, January 6, 12:00pm–2:00pm
OH WOW! Children’s Center, 11 W. Federal St., Youngstown, 330-744-5914
Robots can help us in many ways. Make a simple robot to with our InspireWorks staff. Ages 8 and up: pre-registration suggested. Free (general admission rates apply to non-members).

The Music Man – Kennsington Grille
Saturday, January 6, 8:00pm-12:00am
Kennsington Grille, 4171 Westford Place, Canfield, 330-533-8733

Hack-it! – OH WOW! Children’s Center
Saturday, January 13, 12:00pm–2:00pm
OH WOW! Children’s Center, 11 W. Federal St., Youngstown, 330-744-5914
Come and explore circuitry and robotics with our InspireWorks Staff. Ages 9 and up. Free (general admission rates apply to non-members).

So You Bought a Telescope? – Ward Beecher Planetarium
Saturday, January 13, 1:00pm
Ward Beecher Planetarium, Youngstown State University, One University Plaza, Youngstown, 330-941-1370
The Mahoning Valley Astronomical Society (MVAS) has been offering help and advice the past few years to telescope owners. People are invited to bring their new scopes (and ones that have been gathering dust) and have one-on-one time with the MVAS experts. Drop in anytime during the two hours.

Tinker Time! – OH WOW! Children’s Center
Saturday, January 20, 12:00pm–2:00pm
OH WOW! Children’s Center, 11 W. Federal St., Youngstown, 330-744-5914
Join your WOW! Pals as we bring out the LEGOs and KINEX to solve the daily engineering challenge! All ages with adult supervision: pre-registration suggested. Free (general admission rates apply to non-members).

The Music Man – Kennsington Grille
Saturday, January 20, 8:00pm-12:00am
Kennsington Grille, 4171 Westford Place, Canfield, 330-533-8733

One World, One Sky (Big Bird’s Adventures) – Ward Beecher Planetarium
Tuesday, January 23, 2:00pm; and Saturday, January 27, 2:00pm
Ward Beecher Planetarium, Youngstown State University, One University Plaza, Youngstown, 330-941-1370
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. They learn about the Big Dipper and the North Star and take an imaginary trip to the Moon. Celebrate with Elmo and Hu Hu Zhu the idea that even though we live in different countries, we still share the same sky.

Winter Skywatch – Ward Beecher Planetarium
Friday, January 26, 8:00pm; and Saturday, January 27, 8:00pm
Ward Beecher Planetarium, Youngstown State University, One University Plaza, Youngstown, 330-941-1370
The night sky changes with the seasons and so does our Skywatch program. This LIVE traditional star talk covers the current night sky, constellation lore, and current astronomical events.

STEM Storytime! – OH WOW! Children’s Center
Saturday, January 27, 10:00am–11:00am
OH WOW! Children’s Center, 11 W. Federal St., Youngstown, 330-744-5914
Join us for a special program designed especially for our tiniest explorers! This event uses magnetism to make a magnetic fishing set to take home! Ages 5 and under: pre-registration suggested. Free (general admission rates apply to non-members).

Tinker Time! – OH WOW! Children’s Center
Saturday, January 27, 12:00pm–2:00pm
OH WOW! Children’s Center, 11 W. Federal St., Youngstown, 330-744-5914
Join your WOW! Pals as we bring out the LEGOs and KINEX to solve the daily engineering challenge! All ages with adult supervision: pre-registration suggested. Free (general admission rates apply to non-members).

Stan Miller – Kennsington Grille
Saturday, January 27, 6:00pm-9:00pm
Kennsington Grille, 4171 Westford Place, Canfield, 330-533-8733

 

February 2018

Moons: Worlds of Mystery – Ward Beecher Planetarium
Friday, February 2, 9, 16 & 23, 8:00pm; and Saturday, February 3, 10, 17, & 24, 8:00pm
Ward Beecher Planetarium, Youngstown State University, One University Plaza, Youngstown, 330-941-1370
When you consider the solar system, you often think of the Sun and its planets. But what about moons? What role do they play? Delve into what they look like and how they contribute to our knowledge of the solar system in Moons: Worlds of Mystery! It explores hundreds of these known satellites throughout the solar system, orbiting five other planets and even some asteroids and Kuiper Belt objects.

Make! Mini Microscope – OH WOW! Children’s Center
Saturday, February 3, 12:00pm–2:00pm
OH WOW! Children’s Center, 11 W. Federal St., Youngstown, 330-744-5914
Make your own microscope with our InspireWorks Staff. We’ll explore optics and lenses during this workshop. Ages 8 and up: pre-registration suggested. Free (general admission rates apply to non-members).

One World, One Sky (Big Bird’s Adventures) – Ward Beecher Planetarium
Saturday, February 3, 10, 17, & 24, 2:00pm
Ward Beecher Planetarium, Youngstown State University, One University Plaza, Youngstown, 330-941-1370
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. They learn about the Big Dipper and the North Star and take an imaginary trip to the Moon. Celebrate with Elmo and Hu Hu Zhu the idea that even though we live in different countries, we still share the same sky.

Tinker Time! – OH WOW! Children’s Center
Saturday, February 10, 12:00pm–2:00pm
OH WOW! Children’s Center, 11 W. Federal St., Youngstown, 330-744-5914
Join your WOW! Pals as we bring out the LEGOs and KINEX to solve the daily engineering challenge! All ages with adult supervision: pre-registration suggested. Free (general admission rates apply to non-members).

The Music Man – Kennsington Grille
Saturday, February 10, 8:00pm-12:00am
Kennsington Grille, 4171 Westford Place, Canfield, 330-533-8733

Make! DNA – OH WOW! Children’s Center
Saturday, February 17, 12:00pm–2:00pm
OH WOW! Children’s Center, 11 W. Federal St., Youngstown, 330-744-5914
Ever wonder what DNA looks like? We’ll extract DNA using items found in your kitchen. Ages 8 and up: pre-registration suggested. Free (general admission rates apply to non-members).

STEM Storytime! – OH WOW! Children’s Center
Saturday, February 24, 10:00am–11:00am
OH WOW! Children’s Center, 11 W. Federal St., Youngstown, 330-744-5914
Join us for a special program designed especially for our tiniest explorers! Explore the inner workings of our bodies with the InspireWorks Staff to see your heartbeat and make your own paper lungs to take home! Ages 5 and under: pre-registration suggested. Free (general admission rates apply to non-members).

Microscope Mayhem – OH WOW! Children’s Center
Saturday, February 24, 12:00pm–2:00pm
OH WOW! Children’s Center, 11 W. Federal St., Youngstown, 330-744-5914
We’ll explore the micro world around us by viewing some everyday materials under a high-powered lens. All Ages. Free (general admission rates apply to non-members).

The Music Man – Kennsington Grille
Saturday, February 24, 8:00pm-12:00am
Kennsington Grille, 4171 Westford Place, Canfield, 330-533-8733

 

March 2018

Seeing! – Ward Beecher Planetarium
Friday, March 2, 9, & 16, 8:00pm; and Saturday, March 3, 10, 17 & 24, 8:00pm
Ward Beecher Planetarium, Youngstown State University, One University Plaza, Youngstown, 330-941-1370
Produced by Mirage3D and Koenig Films, “SEEING!” follows a photon’s creation and journey across the galaxy to a young stargazer’s eye. The viewer follows the photon into the girl’s eye, learning the structures of the eye and their functions prior to taking a ride on the optic nerve. “Seeing!” is narrated by Dr. Neil deGrasse Tyson, American astrophysicist, cosmologist, and author.

Make! Math Tools – OH WOW! Children’s Center
Saturday, March 3, 12:00pm–2:00pm
OH WOW! Children’s Center, 11 W. Federal St., Youngstown, 330-744-5914
Make your own math tools. We’ll learn how to use some mathematics tools that were used before calculators and computers. All Ages: pre-registration suggested. Free (general admission rates apply to non-members).

Legends of the Night Sky: Orion – Ward Beecher Planetarium
Saturday, March 3, 10, 17 & 24, 2:00pm
Ward Beecher Planetarium, Youngstown State University, One University Plaza, Youngstown, 330-941-1370
Aesop the owl continues his journey in a light-hearted adventure as you look at the Greek mythology associated with some of our constellations. This includes stories behind Orion the hunter, and Scorpio the scorpion!

What is Pi? – OH WOW! Children’s Center
Saturday, March 10, 12:00pm–2:00pm
OH WOW! Children’s Center, 11 W. Federal St., Youngstown, 330-744-5914
As Pi Day approaches, we will explore what makes this irrational number so, well, irrational. All Ages: pre-registration suggested. Free (general admission rates apply to non-members).

Pi Day – OH WOW! Children’s Center
Wednesday, March 14, 10:00am–8:00pm
OH WOW! Children’s Center, 11 W. Federal St., Youngstown, 330-744-5914
During this special event WOW! Pals will celebrate Einstein’s birthday and the peculiar number pi all day with contests and hands-on activities! Receive $3.14 reduced museum admission if you bring a pre-packaged pie to donate.

Make! Magic Math – OH WOW! Children’s Center
Saturday, March 17, 12:00pm–2:00pm
OH WOW! Children’s Center, 11 W. Federal St., Youngstown, 330-744-5914
Make your own Magic Math kit to thrill and amaze your friends! Ages 8 and up: pre-registration suggested. Free (general admission rates apply to non-members).

Lecture Series: A Quark’s Life – Ward Beecher Planetarium
Friday, March 23, 8:00pm
Ward Beecher Planetarium, Youngstown State University, One University Plaza, Youngstown, 330-941-1370
Dr. Jane Charlton (from the Pennsylvania State University) debuts the remarkable story of “Herbert the up quark”, who currently resides in the right frontal lobe of her brain. Follow Herbert’s journey through the 13.8 billion year history of the Universe, from the quark soup, to the core of a star, to a huge explosion, to an alien world, and to the era of the dinosaurs. This program is suitable for general audiences.

Hack-it! – OH WOW! Children’s Center
Saturday, March 24, 12:00pm–2:00pm
OH WOW! Children’s Center, 11 W. Federal St., Youngstown, 330-744-5914
Come and explore circuitry and robotics with our InspireWorks Staff. Ages 9 and up. Free (general admission rates apply to non-members).

Spring Skywatch – Ward Beecher Planetarium
Friday, March 30, 8:00pm; and Saturday, March 31, 8:00pm
Ward Beecher Planetarium, Youngstown State University, One University Plaza, Youngstown, 330-941-1370
The night sky changes with the seasons and so does our Skywatch program. This LIVE traditional star talk covers the current night sky, constellation lore, and current astronomical events.

STEM Storytime! – OH WOW! Children’s Center
Saturday, March 31, 10:00am–11:00am
OH WOW! Children’s Center, 11 W. Federal St., Youngstown, 330-744-5914
Join us for a special program designed especially for our tiniest explorers! Want to learn about numbers in a cool and refreshing way? Join our InspireWorks Staff as we make watermelon squish bags to demonstrate basic counting principles. Ages 5 and under: pre-registration suggested. Free (general admission rates apply to non-members).

Tinker Time! – OH WOW! Children’s Center
Saturday, March 31, 12:00pm–2:00pm
OH WOW! Children’s Center, 11 W. Federal St., Youngstown, 330-744-5914
Join your WOW! Pals as we bring out the LEGOs and KINEX to solve the daily engineering challenge! All ages with adult supervision: pre-registration suggested. Free (general admission rates apply to non-members).

Earth, Moon, and Sun – Ward Beecher Planetarium
Saturday, March 31, 2:00pm
Ward Beecher Planetarium, Youngstown State University, One University Plaza, Youngstown, 330-941-1370
Coyote has a razor sharp wit, but he’s a little confused about what he sees in the sky. Join this amusing character (adapted from American Indian oral traditions) in a fast-paced and fun show that explores lunar phases, eclipses and other puzzles. Engaging and immersive, Earth, Moon & Sun also examines how humans learn through space exploration.

 

April 2018

Oasis in Space – Ward Beecher Planetarium
Friday, April 6, 13, 20 & 27, 8:00pm; and Saturday, April 7, 14, 21, & 28, 8:00pm
Ward Beecher Planetarium, Youngstown State University, One University Plaza, Youngstown, 330-941-1370
Oasis In Space transports the audience on a startling and beautiful voyage through our universe, galaxy and solar system in search of liquid water – a key ingredient for life on Earth. Oasis In Space will delight viewers of all ages.

Make! Map of ME – OH WOW! Children’s Center
Saturday, April 7, 12:00pm–2:00pm
OH WOW! Children’s Center, 11 W. Federal St., Youngstown, 330-744-5914
Practice your map-making skills while making a personalized ME Map and exploring some examples of different types of maps. Ages 6 and up: pre-registration suggested. Free (general admission rates apply to non-members).

Earth, Moon, and Sun – Ward Beecher Planetarium
Saturday, April 7, 14, 21 & 28, 2:00pm
Ward Beecher Planetarium, Youngstown State University, One University Plaza, Youngstown, 330-941-1370
Coyote has a razor sharp wit, but he’s a little confused about what he sees in the sky. Join this amusing character (adapted from American Indian oral traditions) in a fast-paced and fun show that explores lunar phases, eclipses and other puzzles. Engaging and immersive, Earth, Moon & Sun also examines how humans learn through space exploration.

Tinker Time! – OH WOW! Children’s Center
Saturday, April 14, 12:00pm–2:00pm
OH WOW! Children’s Center, 11 W. Federal St., Youngstown, 330-744-5914
Join your WOW! Pals as we bring out the LEGOs and KINEX to solve the daily engineering challenge! All ages with adult supervision: pre-registration suggested. Free (general admission rates apply to non-members).

Make! Seed Balls – OH WOW! Children’s Center
Saturday, April 21, 12:00pm–2:00pm
OH WOW! Children’s Center, 11 W. Federal St., Youngstown, 330-744-5914
Get ready for Spring! We’ll explore the world of pollinators while making some “throw and grow” seed balls to dress up our yards for the upcoming season. All Ages: pre-registration suggested. Free (general admission rates apply to non-members).

STEM Storytime! – OH WOW! Children’s Center
Saturday, April 28, 10:00am–11:00am
OH WOW! Children’s Center, 11 W. Federal St., Youngstown, 330-744-5914
Join us for a special program designed especially for our tiniest explorers! Make your own birdfeeder! Join our InspireWorks Staff to learn about our earth and the animals that live among us. Ages 5 and under: pre-registration suggested. Free (general admission rates apply to non-members).

Make! Weather Tools – OH WOW! Children’s Center
Saturday, April 28, 12:00pm–2:00pm
OH WOW! Children’s Center, 11 W. Federal St., Youngstown, 330-744-5914
Make your own tools to take home and observe the weather with. Learn what meteorologists watch for and why in this fun, hands- on workshop. Ages 6 and up: pre-registration suggested. Free (general admission rates apply to non-members).

 

May 2018

Cosmic Origins Spectograph – Ward Beecher Planetarium
Friday, May 4, 11, & 18, 8:00pm; and Saturday, May 5, 12, & 19, 8:00pm
Ward Beecher Planetarium, Youngstown State University, One University Plaza, Youngstown, 330-941-1370
The show looks at the basics of spectroscopy, the fascinating way astronomers learn about what makes up stars and galactic and extragalactic gas. It also explores the use of quasars as background light sources.

Make! Worm Farm – OH WOW! Children’s Center
Saturday, May 5, 12:00pm–2:00pm
OH WOW! Children’s Center, 11 W. Federal St., Youngstown, 330-744-5914
One of our favorite programs! We’ll adopt and race our own pet worms while learning how worms help to make our gardens and lawns so beautiful. Ages 6 and up: pre-registration suggested. Free (general admission rates apply to non-members).

Cosmic Colors – Ward Beecher Planetarium
Saturday, May 5, 12, & 19, 2:00pm
Ward Beecher Planetarium, Youngstown State University, One University Plaza, Youngstown, 330-941-1370
Discover the many reasons for color—like why the sky is blue and why Mars is red. Take a tour within a plant leaf and journey inside the human eye. Investigate x-rays by voyaging to a monstrous black hole and then back at your doctor’s office. You will even see the actual color of a dinosaur based on recent evidence. Get ready for an amazing adventure under a rainbow of cosmic light!

Tinker Time! – OH WOW! Children’s Center
Saturday, May 12, 12:00pm–2:00pm
OH WOW! Children’s Center, 11 W. Federal St., Youngstown, 330-744-5914
Join your WOW! Pals as we bring out the LEGOs and KINEX to solve the daily engineering challenge! All ages with adult supervision: pre-registration suggested. Free (general admission rates apply to non-members).

Visitor Appreciation Weekend – Ward Beecher Planetarium
Friday, May 25, 8:00pm; and Saturday, May 26, 2:00pm & 8:00pm
Ward Beecher Planetarium, Youngstown State University, One University Plaza, Youngstown, 330-941-1370
As a big THANK YOU for a great year, you get an encore: vote for any of our shows on this year’s schedule, and we will run it one more time!

STEM Storytime! – OH WOW! Children’s Center
Saturday, May 26, 10:00am–11:00am
OH WOW! Children’s Center, 11 W. Federal St., Youngstown, 330-744-5914
Join us for a special program designed especially for our tiniest explorers! Our weather and sky is always changing, join our InspireWorks Staff to make puffy paint clouds to take home and rainbow paper! Ages 5 and under: pre-registration suggested. Free (general admission rates apply to non-members).

Make! Tornado – OH WOW! Children’s Center
Saturday, May 26, 12:00pm–2:00pm
OH WOW! Children’s Center, 11 W. Federal St., Youngstown, 330-744-5914
We’ll learn about one of Nature’s most fascinating phenomena while making our own tornadoes in a jar to take home.  Ages 6 and up: pre-registration suggested. Free (general admission rates apply to non-members).

 

June 2018

Make! Physics Toys – OH WOW! Children’s Center
Saturday, June 2, 12:00pm-2:00pm
OH WOW! Children’s Center, 11 W. Federal St., Youngstown, 330-744-5914
Make your own toys using real tools during this family workshop. Ages 6 and up: pre-registration suggested. Free (general admission rates apply to non-members).

Hack-it! – OH WOW! Children’s Center
Saturday, June 9, 12:00pm-2:00pm
OH WOW! Children’s Center, 11 W. Federal St., Youngstown, 330-744-5914
Come and explore circuitry and robotics with our InspireWorks Staff. Ages 9 and up. Free (general admission rates apply to non-members).

Make! Circuits – OH WOW! Children’s Center
Saturday, June 16, 12:00pm-2:00pm
OH WOW! Children’s Center, 11 W. Federal St., Youngstown, 330-744-5914
Explore circuits OH WOW! style. Ages 8 and up: pre-registration suggested. Free (general admission rates apply to non-members).

Tinker Time! – OH WOW! Children’s Center
Saturday, June 23, 12:00pm-2:00pm
OH WOW! Children’s Center, 11 W. Federal St., Youngstown, 330-744-5914
Join your WOW! Pals as we bring out the LEGOs and KINEX to solve the daily engineering challenge! All ages with adult supervision: pre-registration suggested. Free (general admission rates apply to non-members).

STEM Storytime! – OH WOW! Children’s Center
Saturday, June 30, 10:00am–11:00am
OH WOW! Children’s Center, 11 W. Federal St., Youngstown, 330-744-5914
Join us for a special program designed especially for our tiniest explorers! Join our InspireWorks staff to learn about engineering through making STEM structures to take home! Also, we’ll be exploring how to build YOUR name! Ages 5 and under: pre-registration suggested. Free (general admission rates apply to non-members).

Hack-it! – OH WOW! Children’s Center
Saturday, June 30, 12:00pm-2:00pm
OH WOW! Children’s Center, 11 W. Federal St., Youngstown, 330-744-5914
Come and explore circuitry and robotics with our InspireWorks Staff. Ages 9 and up. Free (general admission rates apply to non-members).

 

July 2018

MAKE! Marshmallow Launcher – OH WOW! Children’s Center
Saturday, July 7, 12:00pm-2:00pm
OH WOW! Children’s Center, 11 W. Federal St., Youngstown, 330-744-5914
We’ll use physics and make our own device to launch tasty treats. Ages 7 and up: pre-registration suggested. Free (general admission rates apply to non-members).

Make! Water Works – OH WOW! Children’s Center
Saturday, July 14, 12:00pm-2:00pm
OH WOW! Children’s Center, 11 W. Federal St., Youngstown, 330-744-5914
Explore the wonders of water in this hands-on workshop. All Ages. Free (general admission rates apply to non-members).

Energy Showcase – OH WOW! Children’s Center
Saturday, July 21, 12:00pm-2:00pm
OH WOW! Children’s Center, 11 W. Federal St., Youngstown, 330-744-5914
Let’s explore all the different types of energy that we rely on to power our busy lives. All ages. Free (general admission rates apply to non-members).

STEM Storytime! – OH WOW! Children’s Center
Saturday, July 28, 10:00am–11:00am
OH WOW! Children’s Center, 11 W. Federal St., Youngstown, 330-744-5914
Join us for a special program designed especially for our tiniest explorers! Make your own pendulum painting with our InspireWorks Staff as we learn about the fun we can have with physics! Ages 5 and under: pre-registration suggested. Free (general admission rates apply to non-members).

Tinker Time! – OH WOW! Children’s Center
Saturday, July 28, 12:00pm-2:00pm
OH WOW! Children’s Center, 11 W. Federal St., Youngstown, 330-744-5914
Join your WOW! Pals as we bring out the LEGOs and KINEX to solve the daily engineering challenge! All ages with adult supervision: pre-registration suggested. Free (general admission rates apply to non-members).

 

August 2018

Bubble Bonanza – OH WOW! Children’s Center
Saturday, August 4, 12:00pm-2:00pm
OH WOW! Children’s Center, 11 W. Federal St., Youngstown, 330-744-5914
Who doesn’t love bubbles? We’ll explore how bubbles work with a ton of good, clean fun! All Ages. Free (general admission rates apply to non-members).

Hack-it! – OH WOW! Children’s Center
Saturday, August 11, 12:00pm-2:00pm
OH WOW! Children’s Center, 11 W. Federal St., Youngstown, 330-744-5914
Come and explore circuitry and robotics with our InspireWorks Staff. Ages 9 and up. Free (general admission rates apply to non-members).

Make! Bubble Toolkit – OH WOW! Children’s Center
Saturday, August 18, 12:00pm-2:00pm
OH WOW! Children’s Center, 11 W. Federal St., Youngstown, 330-744-5914
Make your own tools for bubble play using household materials. All Ages: pre-registration suggested. Free (general admission rates apply to non-members).

STEM Storytime! – OH WOW! Children’s Center
Saturday, August 25, 10:00am–11:00am
OH WOW! Children’s Center, 11 W. Federal St., Youngstown, 330-744-5914
Join us for a special program designed especially for our tiniest explorers! Make your own bubble wands using household materials to take home! Ages 5 and under: pre-registration suggested. Free (general admission rates apply to non-members).

Wonders of Water – OH WOW! Children’s Center
Saturday, August 25, 12:00pm-2:00pm
OH WOW! Children’s Center, 11 W. Federal St., Youngstown, 330-744-5914
We’ll explore water and all of the things that make it wonderful with tons of hands-on fun! All Ages. Free (general admission rates apply to non-members).

 

September 2018

Make! Musical Instrument – OH WOW! Children’s Center
Saturday, September 1, 12:00pm-2:00pm
OH WOW! Children’s Center, 11 W. Federal St., Youngstown, 330-744-5914
Make a working instrument with our InspireWorks staff and some real tools. Ages 8 and up: pre-registration suggested. Free (general admission rates apply to non-members).

Beautiful Sound – OH WOW! Children’s Center
Saturday, September 8, 12:00pm-2:00pm
OH WOW! Children’s Center, 11 W. Federal St., Youngstown, 330-744-5914
Sound can make beautiful pictures in our mind, but what about on paper? Let’s try it! All Ages. Free (general admission rates apply to non-members).

Hack-it! – OH WOW! Children’s Center
Saturday, September 22, 12:00pm-2:00pm
OH WOW! Children’s Center, 11 W. Federal St., Youngstown, 330-744-5914
Come and explore circuitry and robotics with our InspireWorks Staff. Ages 9 and up. Free (general admission rates apply to non-members).

STEM Storytime! – OH WOW! Children’s Center
Saturday, September 29, 10:00am–11:00am
OH WOW! Children’s Center, 11 W. Federal St., Youngstown, 330-744-5914
Join us for a special program designed especially for our tiniest explorers! Make maracas with the InspireWorks Staff during this special program. Ages 5 and under: pre-registration suggested. Free (general admission rates apply to non-members).

Beautiful Sound – OH WOW! Children’s Center
Saturday, September 29, 12:00pm-2:00pm
OH WOW! Children’s Center, 11 W. Federal St., Youngstown, 330-744-5914
Did you know sound is powerful enough to move things? Let’s try it! All Ages. Free (general admission rates apply to non-members).