March 2017

GLEE: After-School Edition!
Wednesdays, March 22, and 29, 3:30-5:00pm
Jewish Community Center, 505 Gypsy Lane, Youngstown
Join LRS at the JCC for Glee: After-School Edition! Students will sing, dance, and act to develop a mini performance with instructors. No experience necessary. $30/Member $40/Non Member. Register online or with the JCC Bursar’s Office at 330.746.3250 Ext. 195.

C.S. Lewis Institute Hosts Free Business Luncheon Event – “Stories: The Intersection of Faith & Marketplace”
Thursday, March 23, 12:00-2:00pm
Mr. Anthony’s Banquet Center, 7440 South Ave, Boardman
This year, the C.S. Lewis Institute – Northeast Ohio is excited to announce “Stories: The Intersection of Faith & Marketplace” as the topic of their annual business luncheon. On Thursday, March 23 business leaders with a variety of backgrounds will share personal stories of success, challenge and inspiration. Event is free of charge, but registration is required, visit marketplacestories.eventbrite.com.

STEM Education Program
Mondays and Thursdays, March 23, 27, 30, April 3 and 6, 3:30-5:00pm
Jewish Community Center, 505 Gypsy Lane, Youngstown
The JCC is partnering with Inventor Cloud and AMI (Advanced Methods in Innovation) for this unique and exciting after-school program! Students will learn instruction on design thinking, use of computer aided design (CAD) and 2D design, and participate in activities promoting team building, creativity and problem solving. Join us for this educational and fun program. Space is limited. Students are required to bring a laptop to this program. $70/Member $95/Non Member. Register online or with the JCC Bursar’s Office at 330.746.3250 Ext. 195.

Howard & The Point 5 Band
Thursday, March 23, 7:30pm
Magic Tree Pub & Eatery, 7463 South Avenue, Boardman
Enjoy LIVE music with Howard & The Point 5 Band, one of Youngstown’s best funk, soul @ jazz party groups!

Lunch & Learn:  Colon Cancer Awareness
Friday, March 24, 1:00-2:00pm
Jewish Community Center, 505 Gypsy Lane, Youngstown
Dr. James Smith will discuss signs and symptoms of colon cancer and the importance of screenings for early detection. A light lunch will be served. RSVP required to Shelia Cornell, 330.746.3250 Ext. 182, by Mar. 8.

Treasure Dive
Friday, March 24, 3:30-5:30pm
Jewish Community Center Pool, 505 Gypsy Lane, Youngstown
Cost: FREE/Member $5/Non Member. Register at jccyoungstown.org.

Firefall – The Ward Beecher Planetarium
Friday, March 24, 8:00pm; Saturday, March 25, 12:30pm, 2:00pm and 8:00pm
Ward Beecher Planetarium, Youngstown State University, One University Plaza, Youngstown, 330-941-1370
Throughout Earth’s violent history, impacts from comets and asteroids have mercilessly shaped its surface. The ancient barrage continues today; from harmless meteors – those brilliant streaks in the night sky, to mountain sized boulders wandering perilously close to Earth. Terrifying and majestic, these invaders from space are capable of utter destruction yet they have delivered life-giving water and most of the organic materials necessary for life.

Hack-It! – OH WOW! Children’s Center
Saturday, March 25, 12:00pm
OH WOW! Children’s Center, 11 W. Federal Street, 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).

First Class Big Band
Monday, March 27, 7:00pm
Magic Tree Pub & Eatery, 7463 South Avenue, Boardman
We’re bringing the BIG BAND sound to THE TREE! So much talent under one roof!

Trivia Tuesday with Winfield Dray!
Tuesday, March 28, 7:30pm-10:00pm
Magic Tree Pub & Eatery, 7463 South Avenue, Boardman
Tonight is TRIVIA TUESDAY with WINFIELD DRAY! Join us for prizes, specials & more!

Music at Noon – Butler Institute of American Art
Wednesday, March 29, 12:15pm
Butler Institute of American Art, 524 Wick Ave., Youngstown
Youngstown State University Dana School of Music presents Early Music Ensemble.

Along for the Ride – Crickets Bar and Grill
Wednesday, March 29, 9:00pm-1:00am
Crickets Bar and Grill, 1733 E Midlothian Blvd, Youngstown
Along for the Ride will be performing fun, danceable, classic rock hits.

The John Reese Project
Thursday, March 30, 7:30pm-10:30pm
Magic Tree Pub & Eatery, 7463 South Avenue, Boardman
The John Reese Project is an electric and diverse band.  They cover a full range of jazz idiom. Come out to Magic Tree & enjoy some live music, delicious food & 1/2 price wine on tap!

Spring Choral Concert – Choral Overture to Korea
Friday, March 31, 7:30 pm
St. Columba Cathedral, 159 W. Rayen Ave, Youngstown
The spring choral concert is always a celebration of choral music. This year some of the music will include Korean selections.

Spring Skywatch – The Ward Beecher Planetarium
Friday, 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 traditional lecture-based program deals with locating different planets and constellations, constellation lore, and current space events.

 

April 2017

Make! Map of ME – OH WOW! Children’s Center
Saturday, April 1, 12:00pm
OH WOW! Children’s Center, 11 W. Federal Street, 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).

Super Sky Show – The Ward Beecher Planetarium
Saturdays, April 1, 8, 15, 22 & 29, 2:00pm
Ward Beecher Planetarium, Youngstown State University, One University Plaza, Youngstown, 330-941-1370
It’s a talk show with a twist: host Seymour Sky has guest “stars” that really shine. Meet Queen Cassiopeia, Draco and other luminaries!

The Music Man – DJ & Karaoke
Saturday, April 1, 7:00-11:00pm
Kennsington Grille, 4171 Westford Place, Canfield, 330-533-8733

Spring Skywatch – The Ward Beecher Planetarium
Saturday, April 1, 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 traditional lecture-based program deals with locating different planets and constellations, constellation lore, and current space events.

Trivia Tuesday with Winfield Dray!
Tuesday, April 4, 7:30pm – 10:30pm
Magic Tree Pub & Eatery, 7463 South Avenue, Boardman
Tonight is TRIVIA TUESDAY with WINFIELD DRAY! Join us for prizes, specials & more!

Music at Noon – Butler Institute of American Art
Wednesday, April 5, 12:15pm
Butler Institute of American Art, 524 Wick Ave., Youngstown
Youngstown State University Dana School of Music presents Piano Area Recital.

Financial Challenges that Matter Most – Free Community Financial Education Seminar
Wednesday, April 5, 6:00-8:00pm
Cassese’s MVR, 410 Walnut St, Youngstown
This seminar will cover important topics like prioritizing decisions to help meet your goals, finding out about the insurance and financial products and services that may help you address challenges in your financial life, and more. Please RSVP by March 29 to Christopher Moss at 614-383-3753.

Alzheimer’s Association Paint the Night Purple Gala
Thursday, April 6, 5:30pm-9:30pm
The Lake Club, 1140 Paulin Rd., Poland
The Alzheimer’s Association Greater East Ohio Area Chapter will hold its annual “Paint the Night Purple” benefit dinner and auction. Presented by sponsors Stadium GM and Briarfield Health Care Center, the evening will get underway at 5:30pm, with social hour to be followed with a sit down dinner at 6:30pm. Jess Briganti, weather anchor with 21 WFMJ, will return as mistress of ceremonies for the evening to benefit the Alzheimer’s Association mission, programs and services for local families, decorated with the cause’s signature color purple. Guests will enjoy cocktails, dinner, entertainment by The John Reese Project, and a silent auction featuring mobile bidding for the first time, allowing guests to purchase tickets online, review auction items from their mobile device, and get notified when they have been outbid to bid up quickly. Auction items presented will include Florida condos trips, sports memorabilia and tickets, dining experiences, and a drawing to win a jewelry piece from Komara Jewelers. Tickets ($100) are available online or by contacting Helen Paes, community development coordinator, at hpaes@alz.org or 330-533-3300. Cocktail attire is requested.

Party of 2
Thursday, April 6, 7:30pm – 10:30pm
Magic Tree Pub & Eatery, 7463 South Avenue, Boardman
New this month! Join us at THE TREE every first Thursday of the month for live music with acoustic duo Party of 2!

Hope Community Services Presents Heart Healthy Eats for the Valley
Friday April 7, from 5:30-7:30pm and Wednesday April 12, from 5:30-7:30pm
One Health Ohio Community Medical and Dental Center, 726 Wick Ave, Youngstown
Free Cooking demonstrations with instructions on creating flavorful meals designed to reduce the risk of heart attacks and strokes. Participants will be provided with fresh produce to take home and recipes for future meal ideas. Blood pressure screenings will be offered at no cost to participants as well as transportation if needed. Space is limited please RSVP at info@hopecommunitysvcs.org. 

Black Holes – The Ward Beecher Planetarium
Fridays, April 7, 14, & 28, 8:00pm and Saturdays, April 8, 15, 22, & 29, 8:00pm
Ward Beecher Planetarium, Youngstown State University, One University Plaza, Youngstown, 330-941-1370
Among the most mysterious and exotic objects in the Universe, Black Holes tantalize everyone that learns about them. These dark beasts are one of a few phenomenon out in the cosmos where the known laws of physics and general relativity break down. “Black Holes: The Other Side of Infinity” explores the power and grace of these cosmic beasts.

Tinker Time! – OH WOW! Children’s Center
Saturday, April 8, 12:00pm
OH WOW! Children’s Center, 11 W. Federal Street, 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 Locals
Saturday, April 8, 8:00pm – 11:00pm
Magic Tree Pub & Eatery, 7463 South Avenue, Boardman
Join us for a fun night of music with Youngstown’s cover band that plays just about everything!

Free Family Day – Butler Institute of American Art
Sunday, April 9, 1:30pm
Butler Institute of American Art, 524 Wick Ave., Youngstown, 330-743-1107
Join Sandy Trolio, a Butler art instructor, and Butler docents for an afternoon of fun at the museum. Listen to a story in Sweeney Children’s Gallery, and visit a museum exhibit. Then return to Sweeney to create a work of art based on your museum experience. This program appeals to pre-school through primary grade children and is a great opportunity for families to spend quality time together as they learn about art.

My Favorite Things – A Butler Art Lecture Series with Dr. Louis Zona
Sunday, April 9, 2:00-3:00pm
Butler Institute of American Art, 524 Wick Ave., Youngstown
In this series, Dr. Zona discusses a wide range of art masterpieces including: Rembrandt’s Night Watch, Leonardo’s Mona Lisa, Edward Hopper’s Early Summer Morning, Jackson Pollock’s Blue Poles, Marcel Duchamp’s The Fountain and many more! Seating is limited.

Music at Noon – Butler Institute of American Art
Wednesday, April 12, 12:15pm
Butler Institute of American Art, 524 Wick Ave., Youngstown
Youngstown State University Dana School of Music presents Saxophone Studio Recital.

Make! Seed Balls – OH WOW! Children’s Center
Saturday, April 15, 12:00pm
OH WOW! Children’s Center, 11 W. Federal Street, 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).

Music at Noon – Butler Institute of American Art
Wednesday, April 19, 12:15pm
Butler Institute of American Art, 524 Wick Ave., Youngstown
Youngstown State University Dana School of Music presents Dana Guitar Studio Recital.

Lunch & Learn: Chamber Music Concert
Thursday, April 20, 12:00-2:30pm
Jewish Community Center, 505 Gypsy Lane, Youngstown
Youngstown Chamber Music is honored to have the opportunity to present a program commemorating Yom Hashoah. This event will feature music from composers affected by the Holocaust of World War II, both Jewish and non-Jewish. Youngstown Chamber Music is a troupe of musicians from the ranks of both the Youngstown Symphony Orchestra and faculty from Youngstown State University. Directors Michael Strauss, Principal Viola (YSO) and faculty at YSU, and Joseph Kromholz, Assistant Concertmaster (YSO) and faculty at YSU, will be joined by their colleagues to perform beautiful music for this moving event. Free/Member; $5/Non Member. Register online or with the JCC Bursar’s Office: 330.746.3250 Ext. 195.

Lunch & Learn:  Controlling Diabetes
Friday, April 21, 12:00-1:00pm
Jewish Community Center, 505 Gypsy Lane, Youngstown
Angela Palumbo, RN, CDE and Linda Veith RN, CDE, will discuss the tools needed for controlling diabetes. This event is free and open to the public. A light lunch will be served. RSVP required to Shelia Cornell, 330.746.3250 Ext. 182, by Apr. 19.

Dive-In Movie: Pete’s Dragon
Friday, April 21, 3:30-5:30pm
Jewish Community Center Pool, 505 Gypsy Lane, Youngstown
Cost: FREE/Member $5/Non Member. Register at jccyoungstown.org.

Lecture Series: Supermassive Black Holes in the Universe – The Ward Beecher Planetarium
Friday, April 21, 8:00pm
Ward Beecher Planetarium, Youngstown State University, One University Plaza, Youngstown, 330-941-1370
The center of every large galaxy – including our own Milky Way – hosts a supermassive black hole. When they grow, these monsters can spit out as much stuff as they swallow in giant jets and fast winds. Dr. Sarah Gallagher of Western University (London Canada) will introduce these exotic eruptors and discuss their role in shaping the galaxies they inhabit.

Endure for the Cure
Saturday, April 22, Registration and Sign-In begins at 9:00am. First heat begins at 10:00am
Andrews Student Recreation and Wellness Center, 1 University Plaza, Youngstown, OH
Participate in this challenging obstacle course race of roughly 2 miles that run inside of Youngstown State University’s own Stambaugh Stadium. All proceeds will benefit Flashes of Hope to fund pediatric cancer research.  Obstacles may include tire flipping, sled pushing, hay bales, stadium steps and many, many more! Registration/Price: Early bird pricing ends April 8th. For full pricing details and to register visit endureforthecure.eventbrite.com.
Contact: Ryan McNicholas ramcnicholas@ysu.edu (330) 941-2207.

Make! Weather Tools – OH WOW! Children’s Center
Saturday, April 22, 12:00pm
OH WOW! Children’s Center, 11 W. Federal Street, 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).

The Music Man – DJ & Karaoke
Saturday, April 22, 7:00-11:00pm
Kennsington Grille, 4171 Westford Place, Canfield, 330-533-8733

Art Education and Exploration
April 25, 26, 27, 3:30-4:30pm
Jewish Community Center, 505 Gypsy Lane, Youngstown
Our JCC art curator will be leading this three day after-school program where we will help children begin to explore the world of art! $15/Member $20/Non Member.

Music at Noon – Butler Institute of American Art
Wednesday, April 26, 12:15pm
Butler Institute of American Art, 524 Wick Ave., Youngstown
Youngstown State University Dana School of Music presents Clarinet Studio Recital.

Plant the Seed to Read Children’s Book Festival
Saturday, April 29, 10:00am-3:00pm
Davis Visitor Center, Fellows Riverside Gardens, 123 McKinley Ave., Youngstown
Free to the public and designed to promote reading through a wide host of activities.

Hack-It! – OH WOW! Children’s Center
Saturday, April 29, 12:00pm
OH WOW! Children’s Center, 11 W. Federal Street, 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).

Polish Constitution Day Celebration
Saturday April 29, 7:00-11:00pm
The Embassy Banquet Center, Boardman
The Free Polish Krakusy Society of Youngstown, a non profit organization is holding a benefit event to raise funds for a new physical home.  The Society is Youngstown’s original Polish-American organization and was established in 1903. The event will celebrate The May 3rd, Polish Constitution Day.  For more than a century, Polish-Americans across our country have proudly celebrated May 3 as Polish Constitution Day. On that day in 1791, King Stanislaw ll Poniatowski signed into law the Constitution of May 3, 1791 the second world constitution created only after the United States Constitution of 1787, balancing effective government with individual rights. Our event will include buffet dinner and a full open bar including Polish and American food and beverages, dancing to the band Redline, DJ and a massive chance auction.  Tickets purchased in advance are only $50.00 per person all inclusive.  Last year was a sell out so get your tickets soon!

Israel Independence Day Celebration (Yom Ha’atzmau)
Sunday, April 30, 12:30-3:00pm
Jewish Community Center, 505 Gypsy Lane, Youngstown
Everyone is invited to celebrate the 69th anniversary of the State of Israel! We will enjoy excellent Israeli food like falafel, pita and hummus, entertainment for the whole family, and experience a bit of what it’s like to be Israeli. This will be a fun, family event for all the ages. This event is free and open to the public.

 

May 2017

Lecture Series: The Dark Side of the Universe – The Ward Beecher Planetarium
Friday, May 5, 8:00pm
Ward Beecher Planetarium, Youngstown State University, One University Plaza, Youngstown, 330-941-1370
In the 1960’s, any astronomer could tell you, in detail, what the universe was made of.  Today, thanks to 50 years of progress, no one can.  Dr. Robin Ciardullo of Penn State University will discuss what we know about the mystery that is Dark Matter, and the baffling quantity that is generally called Dark Energy.  He will also give hints as to what we might learn about the invisible universe in the near future.

Wonder Women Build
May 6, 10, & 13, 9:00am-3:00pm
Build Locations: Erskine Avenue, Boardman, OH 44512, 212 Willard Avenue NE, Warren, OH 44483, 352 Woodbine Avenue, Struthers, OH 44471
Since 1991, Women Build volunteers from all walks of life have come together to build stronger, safer communities. This year, Habitat for Humanity of Mahoning Valley has themed Women Build around the idea that every woman is a Wonder Woman! Women and children are the most likely to be affected by poor living conditions. Women Build provides the opportunity for women to take a proactive step in serving their communities and to giving each other a hand-up. No experience is necessary to participate – Volunteers work under the guidance of construction professionals, and alongside volunteers and future homeowners. Of course, there are more ways to participate in Wonder Women Build than the construction site! Tiling Workshop: April 18, 6:00-8:00pm, Lowe’s, 1100 Doral Drive, Boardman, OH 44512. For more information about volunteering on the construction site and other events and activities for Wonder Women Build, please call Leah Sakacs at 330-743-7244 X304 or visit our webpage.

Make! Worm Farm – OH WOW! Children’s Center
Saturday, May 6, 12:00pm
OH WOW! Children’s Center, 11 W. Federal Street, 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).

The Little Star That Could – The Ward Beecher Planetarium
Saturdays, May 6, 13 & 20, 2:00pm
Ward Beecher Planetarium, Youngstown State University, One University Plaza, Youngstown, 330-941-1370
A little star is born, and he’s average. But there’s nothing wrong with being average, as our little star discovers, especially if you want to have a planet with life! The program looks at different sizes and colors of stars and our solar system.

Mommy & Me for Tea and Fashion Show
Sunday, May 7, 11:00am-1:00pm or 3:00pm-5:00pm
The Lariccia Family Community Center – Boardman Park, 375 Boardman-Poland Rd, Boardman, 330-726-8105
Girls ages 3-8 are invited to attend a semi-formal tea and fashion show with mom, grandma or favorite adult. Tea, Cookies, “finger foods”, crafts and photo will be provided. Make sure to bring your own camera to take pictures of the girls’ runway show. Cost: $16 Boardman Resident Mom and Daughter,  $8 per additional child, $18 Non-Resident Mom and Daughter, and $9 per additional child. Ticket sales will begin April 7 online and in the Park Office. No tickets will be sold at the door.

Spring Plant Sale – Fellows Riverside Gardens
Friday, May 12, 10:00am-6:00pm; and Saturday, May 13, 10:00am-3:00pm
Fellows Riverside Gardens, 123 McKinley Ave., Youngstown

Totality – The Ward Beecher Planetarium
Fridays, May 12, & 19, 8:00pm and Saturdays, May 6, 13, & 20, 8:00pm
Ward Beecher Planetarium, Youngstown State University, One University Plaza, Youngstown, 330-941-1370
This program is all about eclipses – both lunar and solar. Totality shows visitors how they occur and what happens when they do. We look back to the proof of general relativity and look forward to upcoming eclipses and where to witness them. A very special part of the show relates, in a very human way, what happens when you are caught in the shadow of the Moon and the Sun is plunged into a total solar eclipse. We will get you ready for the solar eclipse occurring August 21, 2017!

National Public Gardens Day – Fellows Riverside Gardens
Saturday, May 13, 10:00am-5:00pm
Fellows Riverside Gardens, 123 McKinley Ave., Youngstown
National Public Gardens Day is an annual celebration of the nation’s public gardens to raise awareness of the important role botanical gardens and arboreta play in promoting environmental stewardship, plant and water conservation, green spaces, and plant education in communities nationwide. Enjoy opportunities throughout the day that include: the spring plant sale from 10am-3pm, guided garden tours at 11am and 2pm, and a 10% discount in the Shop in the Gardens.

Tinker Time! – OH WOW! Children’s Center
Saturday, May 20, 12:00pm
OH WOW! Children’s Center, 11 W. Federal Street, 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! Tornado – OH WOW! Children’s Center
Saturday, May 27, 12:00pm
OH WOW! Children’s Center, 11 W. Federal Street, 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 2017

Make! Physics Toys – OH WOW! Children’s Center
Saturday, June 3, 12:00pm
OH WOW! Children’s Center, 11 W. Federal Street, 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).

Family Fun Fridays – Fellows Riverside Gardens
June 9-August 25, 11:00am-1:00pm
Fellows Riverside Gardens, 123 McKinley Ave., Youngstown

Hack-it! – OH WOW! Children’s Center
Saturday, June 10, 12:00pm
OH WOW! Children’s Center, 11 W. Federal Street, 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 17, 12:00pm
OH WOW! Children’s Center, 11 W. Federal Street, 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 24, 12:00pm
OH WOW! Children’s Center, 11 W. Federal Street, 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).

 

July 2017

Make! Marshmallow Launcher – OH WOW! Children’s Center
Saturday, July 1, 12:00pm
OH WOW! Children’s Center, 11 W. Federal Street, 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 8, 12:00pm
OH WOW! Children’s Center, 11 W. Federal Street, Youngstown, 330-744-5914
Explore the wonders of water in this hands-on workshop. All ages. Free (general admission rates apply to non-members).

81st National Midyear Show – Butler Institute of American Art
Sunday, July 9 – Sunday, August 20, Tuesday-Saturday, 11:00am-4:00pm; Sunday, 12:00-4:00pm
Butler Institute of American Art, 524 Wick Avenue, Youngstown, 330-743-1107
The Butler’s Midyear Show is open to artists age 18 or older who reside within the fifty United States or its territories. Works in all two dimensional media are eligible including oil, watercolor, acrylic, pastel, drawings, prints, photographs and digital works. 

Hack-It! – OH WOW! Children’s Center
Saturday, July 15, 12:00pm
OH WOW! Children’s Center, 11 W. Federal Street, Youngstown, 330-744-5914
Come and explore circuitry and robotics with our InspireWorks Staff. Ages 9 and up: pre-registration suggested. Free (general admission rates apply to non-members).

Energy Showcase – OH WOW! Children’s Center
Saturday, July 22, 12:00pm
OH WOW! Children’s Center, 11 W. Federal Street, 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).

Tinker Time! – OH WOW! Children’s Center
Saturday, July 29, 12:00pm
OH WOW! Children’s Center, 11 W. Federal Street, 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 2017

Bubble Bonanza – OH WOW! Children’s Center
Saturday, August 5, 12:00pm
OH WOW! Children’s Center, 11 W. Federal Street, 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 12, 12:00pm
OH WOW! Children’s Center, 11 W. Federal Street, 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 19, 12:00pm
OH WOW! Children’s Center, 11 W. Federal Street, 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).

Wonders of Water – OH WOW! Children’s Center
Saturday, August 26, 12:00pm
OH WOW! Children’s Center, 11 W. Federal Street, 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 2017

Make! Musical Instrument – OH WOW! Children’s Center
Saturday, September 2, 12:00pm
OH WOW! Children’s Center, 11 W. Federal Street, 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 9, 12:00pm
OH WOW! Children’s Center, 11 W. Federal Street, 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).