Monday, Oct. 3, 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. The American Heart Association brings its 2016 Hands-Only CPR Mobile Tour to the Chestnut Room in Kilcawley Center. Participants will learn how to save the life of someone having a heart attack in two steps: Call 9-1-1, and push hard and fast in the center of the chest. More information and register here.
Monday, Oct. 3, 7:30 p.m. Cicilia Yudha, a piano faculty member at the Dana School of Music, has released her first solo CD and will perform the opening concert of the Northeast Ohio Keyboard Festival in 1238 Recital Hall in Bliss Hall.. The concert is free and open to the public.
Tuesday, Oct. 4, 8 a.m. to 2 p.m. More than 300 high school students and advisers from more than 20 schools are scheduled to attend the 78th Annual Press Day in Kilcawley Center at YSU. Press Day is presented by YSU’s Anderson Program in Journalism, Department of Communication.
Wednesday, Oct. 5, 2 p.m. Award-winning investigative journalist Jerry Mitchell, best known for his reporting on the Civil Rights movement in the South, will speak in Williamson Hall. The event, part of Youngstown’s Nonviolence Week, is free and open to the public. The lecture is sponsored by the YSU Department of Communication and Africana Studies Program.
Wednesday, Oct. 5, 7 p.m. Kirsi Jansa, visiting researcher and video journalist with the Institute for Green Science at Carnegie Mellon University lectures on “Climate Communication – How to talk about climate change without becoming overwhelmed.” The free presentation is part of the YSU Lecture Series on Energy and the Environment.
Thursday, Oct. 6, noon to 4 p.m. More than 60 employers are expected to attend the Fall 2016 STEM Expo in the Chestnut Room of Kilcawley Center. The expo is hosted by the STEM Professional Services office in the College of Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics. For more information, call 330-941-2151.
Friday, Oct. 7, 6 p.m. YSU takes on Green Bay in volleyball in Beeghly Center. The Penguins also play Milwaukee in Beeghly 4 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 8.
Friday, Saturday and Sunday, Oct. 7, 8, 9. University Theater opens its 2016-17 season with the comedy “Vanya and Sonia and Masha and Spike” in Bliss Hall’s Spotlight Theater on campus. Friday and Saturday performances begin at 7:30 p.m. while Sunday matinee performances are at 2 p.m.
Friday and Saturday, Oct. 7 and 8, 8 p.m. Ward Beecher Planetarium shows “STARS.” The planetarium also features “Legends of the Night Sky: Perseus and Andromeda” at 2 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 8. Free.
Saturday, Oct. 8, Noon to 3 p.m. The Hispanic Heritage Celebration, the main event of Hispanic Heritage Month, will be in Kilcawley Center. Free and open to the public, the event features music entertainment, dance performances, children’s activities, cultural displays, student awards, vendors, information tables and ethnic refreshments. Coordinated by the YSU Hispanic Heritage Planning Committee through the Office Student Diversity Programs with support from campus and community organizations. For information, call 330-941-2087.
Saturday, Oct. 8, 1 to 3 p.m. The Youngstown Historical Center of Industry & Labor, also known as the Steel Museum, is holding its annual workers’ reunion at the museum on Wood Street. All current and former employees of any steel mill and their families are invited to attend the free event. For more information, email firstname.lastname@example.org or email@example.com.