This Week at YSU, Oct. 13, 2014

Screen Shot 2014-10-09 at 4.06.55 PMMonday, Oct. 13 through Saturday, Oct. 18. “Bright Lights, Red City” is the theme for YSU’s Homecoming festivities, including a parade, football game and crowning of the king and queen on Saturday, Oct. 18, at Stambaugh Stadium. More here.

Monday, Oct. 13, 7:30 p.m. “October Winds,” the opening concert of the 2014-15 season by the YSU Concert Band and Wind Ensemble in Stambaugh Auditorium on Fifth Avenue in Youngstown. More here.

Tuesday, Oct. 14, 8 a.m. to 6 p.m. Junior-level students in YSU’s bachelor’s of Nursing program host the Annual YSU Health Fair in the Andrews Student Recreation and Wellness Center. The event, presented in conjunction with the “WellFest” presented by Campus Rec Center, will included information available regarding “getting, staying and being healthy”, as well as free giveaways, free massages, nutritional information, flu shots and much more.

Wednesday, Oct.15, 12:15 p.m. The Dana School of Music’s Tuba Ensembles performs a free Music at Noon concert in the Butler Institute of American Art.

Wednesday, Oct. 15, 7 p.m. A lecture titled “Legal Issues Surrounding Shale Gas Development” will be presented by James O’Reilly, Esq., volunteer professor, College of Law, University of Cincinnati, in Room 2000 of Moser Hall on campus. The lecture is part of the Fall Semester Speaker Series on Energy and the Environment. Free. More here.

Thursday, Oct. 16, 3:30 p.m. YSU’s Department of Art hosts a free public lecture by visual artist Lorri Ott in the McDonough Museum of Art on campus. More here.

Friday, Oct. 17. The Warren P. Williamson Jr. College of Business Administration at YSU presents 2014 WCBA Outstanding Alumni Awards at a banquet in Williamson Hall on campus. Reception starts at 6 p.m., followed by dinner at 7 p.m. For more information and to make reservations, visit www.ysu.edu/wcba or contact Christine Shelton, coordinator of external relations at 330-941-3068 or e-mail cgshelton@ysu.edu.

Natalie Martzial as Percy Talbott, Molly Galano as Hannah Ferguson and Connor Bezeredi as Sheriff Joe Sutter in a scene from The Spitfire Grill, opening Friday, Oct. 17 at YSU in Ford Theater.

Natalie Martzial as Percy Talbott, Molly Galano as Hannah Ferguson and Connor Bezeredi as Sheriff Joe Sutter in a scene from The Spitfire Grill, opening Friday, Oct. 17 at YSU in Ford Theater.

Friday, Saturday and Sunday, Oct. 17, 18 and 19. University Theater opens its 2014-15 season with the musical, The Spitfire Grill in Ford Theater in Bliss Hall on the YSU campus. Friday and Saturday performances begin at 7:30 p.m., while the Sunday matinee performance is at 2 p.m. More here.

Friday and Saturday, Oct. 17 and 18, 8 p.m. Ward Beecher Planetarium presents “Nightlights 3.0”. The planetarium in Cushwa Hall at YSU also presents “The Halloween Show” 1 and 2:30 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 18.

Saturday, Oct. 18, 2 p.m. YSU’s annual Homecoming parade, featuring floats, the YSU Marching Pride and much more, proceeds up Fifth Avenue to Stambaugh Stadium. More here.

Saturday, Oct. 18, 4 p.m. The Penguins take on Southern Illinois on homecoming at Stambaugh Stadium.

Sunday, Monday and Tuesday, Oct. 19, 20 and 21. The YSU Center for Judaic and Holocaust Studies and the YSU Dana School of Music presents “Jewish Music and Jewish Identity,” a conference on the YSU campus featuring a variety of lectures, recitals and performances from scholars and musicians throughout the world. For a full list of conference activities, visit here.

Sunday, Oct. 19, 6 p.m. Indian Dinner at the Jewish Community Center, as part of the “Jewish Music and Jewish Identity” conference. Cost is $10. Reservation required. RSVP to Elizabeth Howell at the YSU Center for Judaic and Holocaust Studies at 330-941-1604 or Judaic@ysu.edu.

The Om Shalom Trio performed Oct. 19 in the DeBartolo Stadium Club at YSU.

The Om Shalom Trio

Sunday, Oct. 19, 7:30 p.m. Performance by Om Shalom Trio at the Jewish Community Center as part of the “Jewish Music and Jewish Identity” conference. Om Shalom is an Indian-Jewish ensemble. The performance is free and open to the public.