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Western Reserve Public Media is accepting special events submissions for the History Circle’s Calendar of Events. The deadline for submissions is the 25th of each month for inclusion in the following month’s newsletter. Information can be e-mailed to or mailed to Diane Steinert, Western Reserve Public Media, 1750 Campus Center Dr., Kent, Ohio, 44240.


Medieval to Metal: The Art and Evolution of the Guitar—The Butler Institute of American Art
Through April 17 524 Wick Ave., Youngstown. View this touring exhibition of The National Guitar Museum that explores the artistic evolution of the world’s most popular musical instrument. It features 40 instruments spanning centuries of craftsmanship and design from around the world. For more information, visit

Antique Motorcycle Exhibit—National Packard Museum
Through May 27 1899 Mahoning Ave. NW, Warren. The museum’s 17th annual antique motorcycle exhibit serves to educate audiences about motorcycle history and to raise awareness of the significance of the motorcycle to transportation history. For more information, call 330-394-1899 or visit

Beethoven & His Contemporaries—Canton Symphony Orchestra
Saturday, March 25, at 8 p.m. Umstattd Performing Arts Hall, 2331 17th St. NW, Canton. Western Reserve PBS is a proud co-sponsor of this concert. Go back to the time of Beethoven with this thrilling all-orchestral concert. Featuring excerpts from “The Ruins of Athens,” Berwald’s Symphony No. 3, Liszt’s “Les Préludes” and Rossini’s ever-popular “William Tell Overture.” For more information, visit Box office: 330-452-2094.

Dinner with a Slice of History—Women’s Air and Space Museum
Friday, March 31, at 6:30 p.m. Celebrating Women’s History Month, this event features author Harry Haskell discussing his new novel “Maiden Flight,” the true-life story of the “Wright sister,” Katharine. Presentation and book signing follow dinner. Seats are limited; RSVP by March 29. Cost is $15 for museum members and $17 for nonmembers. For more information, call 216-623-1111 or visit

Reflections of Italy—Western Reserve PBS
Oct. 4-13, 2017 In cooperation with Collette Tours, we are sponsoring a trip to one of the most romantic places in the world, with stops in Rome, Venice, Siena, Florence, Milan and more! For more information, call 1-800-554-4549 or visit


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