Events

Sep
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Mon
Couch Coding @ Hubbard Public Library
Sep 18 @ 10:00 am – 11:00 am

A weekly program for ages 45+ that prefer  simple experiments and completed assignments instead of long term Learning Experiences.  Leave your session each day knowing how to do something new.  These simple experiments won’t tax your patience or your pennies.  Join us weekly on Mondays at 10 am. It’s called couch coding to imply that it’s simple and doesn’t require as much effort or knowledge asprogramming in a new language.

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Science Stories with Ryan Martino @ Boardman Library
Sep 18 @ 6:00 pm – 7:00 pm

Race car driver Ryan Martino will read stories about cars, sign autographs, and host a question and answer session about his 215-plus MPH race vehicle and success on the NHRA racing circuit.  For the whole family.

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Sep
19
Tue
Family STEM Night @ Hubbard Public Library
Sep 19 @ 6:30 pm – 7:30 pm

Hubbard Library Family STEM Night will be featuring the Three Little Pigs.

Remembering Black Monday: 40 Years Later @ Tyler Mahoning Valley History Center
Sep 19 @ 7:00 pm – 8:30 pm

Join us for a panel discussion with local historians and community leaders as we look back on the history, legacy, and impact of Black Monday, September 19, 1977.  Presented in partnership with the Youngstown Historical Center of Industry and Labor.

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Sep
20
Wed
Calorimetry- Calories for a Steelworker @ Youngstown Historical Center for Industry & Labor
Sep 20 @ 10:00 am – 4:00 pm

Using a candle, water and a thermometer, we will determine the amount of calories in a Cheese Doodle.  Activities for children 3 to 12 years.

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Networking Workshop @ Oakhill Makerspace
Sep 20 @ 5:00 pm – 9:00 pm

Learn about our 3d Printers and how you can create for them.  Learn about the Raspberry Pi Program.  Meet coders, robotics enthusiasts, game developers and more.

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Sep
21
Thu
The Hot Strip Rolling Mills Process @ Youngstown Historical Center of Labor & Industry
Sep 21 @ 10:00 am – 4:00 pm

Watch a 3 minute video, then discuss how a hot strip mill made steel.  This process will be demonstrated using play-doh and a pasta maker.

 

Bites and Bits of History: Steel Stories @ Tyler Mahoning Valley History Center
Sep 21 @ 12:00 pm – 1:00 pm

On September 19, 1977, Youngstown Sheet and Tube announced shutdowns and massive layoffs at their Campbell Works.  Mark the anniversary of Black Monday with news footage and stories from the 1970′s and 1980′s with a discussion to follow, led by H. William Lawson, MVHS Executive Director.

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Adult Trivia Night @ V2 Wine Bar
Sep 21 @ 5:30 pm – 7:30 pm

Adult trivia night for 21 and older.  Food and drink available for purchase during the event.

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Sep
22
Fri
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.

 

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!

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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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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!

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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!

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