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Scheduled Guests for February 20, 2019

Dr Howard Mettee


2nd Brew Ha Ha

2nd annual event with the Library Mahoning County know as the Brew Ha Ha will take place at the Main Branch of the Library on Wick Avenue in March 2nd. Come enjoy local craft beer from our Valley’s awesome craft breweries, with a few other surprises. We will have great basket giveaways, as well as many other exciting things going on. Ticket purchasing is easy this year. Just purchase them on Eventbrite for $25 (plus small fee) right on your phone or web browser.


Brew Ha Ha! 2019 FaceBook

The Friends of the Public Library of Youngstown and Mahoning County and the Mahoning Valley Flight Crew will host this year’s Brew Ha Ha! Fundraising event at the Main Library from 6-9 p.m. on Saturday, March 2. Eight local breweries will compete in a contest for the Best Library Beers. The event also features music, food, raffles including 50/50, and an open mic for comedy. Tickets are now for sale at $25 per person for this fundraising event. Attendees must be 21 years or older. Reservations can be made through Eventbrite Events-Brew Ha Ha. Proceeds go to children’s programs at the Library. All stand-up comics, call to register: Library Development Office, 330-740-6086. Main Library, 6-9 p.m., Sat., March 2


Howard Ross

Howard Ross is a lifelong social justice advocate and the Founder of Cook Ross. He is considered one of the world’s seminal thought leaders on identifying and addressing Unconscious Bias. Howard authored the Washington Post best seller, Everyday Bias: Identifying and Navigating Unconscious Judgments in Our Daily Lives (published by Rowman and Littlefield in 2014) and ReInventing Diversity: Transforming Organizational Community to Strengthen People, Purpose and Performance, (published by Rowman and Littlefield in conjunction with SHRM in 2011). His new book, Our Search for Belonging: How the Need for Connection is Tearing Our Culture Apart, will be published by Berrett-Koehler in 2018. Howard has delivered programs in 47 states and over 40 other countries


An Evening of Comedy & Magic (Feb 2019) with Eric Thompson

23 Feb 2019 Be prepared to laugh your socks off and be amazed by illusions and magic for this evening's entertainment that includes a delicious dinner and wine. Eric Thompson has been delighting and entertaining audiences since the early 1980's with his unique style of comedy, magic and illusions. Eric has toured in over eight states and Canada and is from the Warren area. Doors open at 6:00pm and dinner will be served at 6:30pm with the show to follow. Dinner includes a glass of wine, wedding soup, tossed salad, twice baked potato, asparagus, one choice of entree (selected in advance): stuffed flounder, chicken francaise or stuffed pork chop, plus rolls & butter, cheesecake and coffee. The cost is $50 per person. PrePaid reservations are a must so call the winery at 330-547-2151 to reserve your spot today! Seating is limited!



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