Kids Fest planned at LaBrae schools

KIDS FEST PLANNED AT SCHOOL: Kids Fest will be held from 9:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. Saturday at LaBrae Schools complex cafeteria off North Leavitt Road. The indoor carnival will include food, games, a live animal show with Jungle Terry and other activities. Game tickets are $1 each. Jungle Terry is at 10 a.m. at $1 admission. There will also be a Chinese auction.

Proceeds benefit River of Hope International, which works with schools in Ethiopia.

KINSMAN PLANS EGG PAINTING: Kinsman Free Public Library will hold egg painting class from 1 to 3 p.m. Wednesday and March 13 and 19. Participants can register any or all of the classes by calling 330-876-2461 or visiting the library. Class fee is $5 per class, which includes all materials. The program is for ages 14 and older.

HELPING THE FOOD BANK: Cortland Banks is teaming up with Second Harvest Food Bank in March to help generate donations of food and funds for those in need in the Mahoning Valley.

Throughout the month of March, Cortland Banks’ Mahoning and Trumbull county branches will make a donation for every checking account opened by a new deposit customer or referred by an existing customer. On behalf of each new customer in the Mahoning Valley who mentions Harvest for Hunger, Cortland Banks will make a $25 donation to Second Harvest Food Bank.

The community is also invited to drop off non-perishable food items at any Cortland Banks Branch in the Mahoning Valley during the month of March. For a list of locations and for promotion details, visit

POSTER AND ESSAY CONTEST: The Trumbull Soil and Water Conservation District is holding its annual poster and essay contests, open to all Trumbull County public, parochial and home-schooled students. The theme this year is “Where Does Your Water Shed?”

Trumbull County students in kindergarten to 12th grade may express their thoughts protecting watersheds through art or essay. More information on the theme is available at Stewardship and Education Section of the agency website,

Poster and essay contest entries must be submitted to the Trumbull SWCD by April 5 for district judging. For information and contest entry forms, check the agency website or call Kelly at 330-637-2056, Ext. 110.


To reach the 24-hour information referral and crisis intervention service in Trumbull County, call Trumbull 211 at 330-393-1565 or 211. Call Trumbull 211 or Help Hotline at 330-747-2696 or 800-427-3606 for more information on service agencies and support groups.

Someplace Safe Inc., domestic violence agency, offers support groups for women, children and individual support services. 330-393-3003.

Sunday Night Our Gratitude Speaks, Narcotics Anonymous open speaker meeting. Sundays, 7 p.m. Serenity Place, 29 E. Broad St., Newton Falls.

Write to Recover, 10 a.m., Meridian Place, 1184 N. Meridian Road, Youngstown.

Sunday Solutions, 2 p.m., Sahara Club II, 2345 Youngstown Road, Warren

Keeping it Simple, 7 p.m., Sahara Club, 2345 Youngstown Road, Warren.

Regardless Of, 7 p.m., Christ Episcopal Church, 2627 Atlantic Ave., Warren.

TASCNA (Trumbull Area Service Committee of Narcotics Anonymous), 10 a.m., Glenbeigh Outpatient Center, 29 North Road S.E., Niles.