Events

Sep
22
Fri
Pick Your Poison: Intoxicating Pleasures and Medical Prescriptions @ YSU, Cushwa Hall Atrium
Sep 22 @ 7:00 am – 8:00 pm

September 18 to October 28, 2017
Pick Your Poison: Intoxicating Pleasures and Medical Prescriptions banner exhibit from the National Library of Medicine, History of Medicine division
Mind-altering drugs have been used throughout the history of America. While some remain socially acceptable, others are outlawed because of their toxic, and intoxicating, characteristics. These classifications have shifted over time and will continue to change. The transformation of a particular drug, from acceptable indulgence to a bad habit, or vice versa, is closely tied to the intentions of those endorsing its use and their status in society. This exhibition will explore some of the factors that have shaped the changing definition of some of our most potent drugs from medical miracle to social menace. Banners describe tobacco, alcohol, opium, cocaine, and marijuana.
This banner exhibit will be in the atrium of Cushwa Hall. PYP_Main

Safety First @ Youngstown Historical Center for Industry & Labor
Sep 22 @ 10:00 am – 4:00 pm

Children can try on various safety clothing and see a demonstration to learn the science behind protective wear.

 

STEAM Related Tours @ The Butler Institute of American Art
Sep 22 @ 11:00 am – 3:30 pm

The Butler Institute of American Art will provide docent and/or self-guided tours through our collection specifically focused on paintings/sculptures related to visual art to science and technology as it coincides with STEAM in each artwork.  In addition, visitors will get an in-depth look at our collection of holograms- one of the largest collections in America- housed in the Beecher Center; a center for technology based art.

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Using Phage Display for Detection of Specific Ligands and for the Treatment of Disease @ YSU, Ward Beecher Hall Room 3022
Sep 22 @ 12:00 pm – 1:00 pm

Dr. Diana Fagan, Professor of Biological Sciences at Youngstown State University, will present a lecture on her research entitled: Using Phage Display for the Detection of Specific Ligands and for the Treatment of Disease. Slide1

 

Opening Weekend @ Ward Beecher Planetarium
Sep 22 @ 8:00 pm – 9:00 pm

Immerse yourself in a brand new theater experience.  Come see the stars as you never have before!

Planetarium

Sep
23
Sat
Mahoning Valley Robotics Challenge @ Warren Harding High School
Sep 23 @ 8:00 am – 5:00 pm

The Mahoning Valley Robotics Challenge is a FIRST Robotics Competition featuring high school robotics teams from the Mahoning Valley.
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Seuss-Tastic Science @ Kinsman Free Public LIbrary
Sep 23 @ 10:00 am – 12:00 pm

Children are invited to drop-in anytime between 10am to 12pm to participate in fun science experiments and activities based on popular Dr. Seuss books.

The Importance of Medicinal Plants: A Forgotten Knowledge? @ YSU, Moser Hall, Room 2400
Sep 23 @ 10:30 am – 12:00 pm

Dr. Wim Steelant, Dean of the College of Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics (STEM) will be giving a talk on the importance of Medicinal plants.  This will be hosted at YSU and is targeting the general audience.

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STEAM Related Tours @ The Butler Institute of American Art
Sep 23 @ 11:00 am – 3:30 pm

The Butler Institute of American Art will provide docent and/or self-guided tours through our collection specifically focused on paintings/sculptures related to visual art to science and technology as it coincides with STEAM in each artwork.  In addition, visitors will get an in-depth look at our collection of holograms- one of the largest collections in America- housed in the Beecher Center; a center for technology based art.

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Opening Weekend @ Ward Beecher Planetarium
Sep 23 @ 2:00 pm – 3:00 pm

Immerse yourself in a brand new theater experience.  Come see the stars as you never have before!

Planetarium

Robotics in Motion @ WaterFire
Sep 23 @ 2:00 pm – 6:00 pm

Children and families will be able to create Robo”Art” by using an EV3 Lego Mindstorm robot.  In additional to the artwork created by the robots, children can learn how to program and get a robot in motion.

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Sunset at the Farm at MetroParks Farm @ MetroParks Farm
Sep 23 @ 4:30 pm – 7:30 pm

Watch the sun set on the horizon as you enjoy the change from summer to autumn at the MetroParks Farm with family fun activities. Listen to music around the campfire as you roast marshmallows. Explore the barns and corn maze. Watch cider and homemade apple butter being made. Take part in old-fashioned games. And hop on a tractor-wagon ride. Most activities are free. Pony rides, face painting, and food are available for a small fee.

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Opening Weekend @ Ward Beecher Planetarium
Sep 23 @ 8:00 pm – 9:00 pm

Immerse yourself in a brand new theater experience.  Come see the stars as you never have before!

Planetarium