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A ‘STINKY’ PRESENTATION: The Trumbull Soil and Water Conservation District will present “All About Skunks” at 6:30 p.m. Friday at the Trumbull County Agriculture and Family Education Center, 520 W. Main St. Cortland. There will be a free movie, a representative from Skunk Haven and skunks. Those attending are asked to bring a donation of paper towels, cleaning supplies or funds for Skunk Haven. Light refreshments will be served. For information call 330-637-2056, Ext. 111.

DEADLINE APPROACHING: First Book-Trumbull County is currently seeking entries to the fifth annual Edible Book Fest fundraiser. Creative cooks, bakers and artists are invited to submit their plans to enter by Friday by contacting Ellen Finan at 330-638-4393. The Edible Book Fest is a celebration of children’s books and handcrafted art and will be held at 6 p.m. March 14 at St. Paul Lutheran Church. Prizes will be award for the top three entries and a People’s Choice Award. There is no entry fee. Individuals or teams may compete.

SEEKING MEMORABILIA: The Lake Milton Historical Society is seeking old photos, postcards or news clippings related to the Lake Milton / Craig Beach area. Call 330-654-2236 or 330-550-2255.

BEE GROUP TO MEET: Trumbull County Beekeepers Association will meet at 1 p.m. Sunday at the Trumbull County Agricultural Center, 520 W. Main St., Cortland. There will be a short meeting and potluck supper. John Snider will speak on bees as part three of a four-session program for the beginning beekeeping workshop. Call 330-718-8583.

SCIENCE DAY AT YSU: The Ohio Academy of Sciences District 15 Lake to River Science Day will be held Saturday at Youngstown State University Beeghly Center. The event is for grades fifth to 12th. This is one of 16 regional science fairs in Ohio that are sanctioned by the Ohio Academy of Science. Each year, the day attracts hundreds of science research projects from students.

HIGH RATING RECEIVED: The Choffin Head Start Learning Center in Youngstown and the St. James Head Start Learning Center in Boardman recently received the highest quality rating possible in the State of Ohio from the Ohio Department of Jobs and Family Services. Both received a 3 Star Rating in the Step Up to Quality Assessment, conducted annually by the state to ensure specific criteria is met and implemented. For information about the Head Start / Early Head Start, call MYCAP at 330-747-7921 or visit www.my-cap.org.

SERIES OFFERED: Trumbull County Educational Service Center and Ashland University are offering “The Mind / Body Connection, Mindfulness and Brain Based Interventions: A Guide for Improving Physical, Emotional and Psychological Health” from 4 to 7 p.m. Wednesdays through March 27 at Trumbull County ESC, 6000 Youngstown-Warren Road, Niles. Registration is today. For information or to register call 330-505-2800, Ext. 133.


Cortland Community Band, 7 to 9 p.m., Lakeview Middle School band room. Prospective members welcome. Visit cortlandcommunityband.org or call Pat at 330-652-2424.

Celebrate Recovery 101, 6 to 8 p.m. for help with depression, divorce, addictions and life issues. First United Methodist Church, Park Avenue, Warren, 330-392-6276. Chaplain Bob Ross, 330-553-2644.

TOPS 1429, weigh-in 9 a.m., meeting 9:30 a.m., First Presbyterian Church, Hubbard.

Wednesday Morning Recovery, 10 a.m., USW, 1375 Union Hall, Room 7, 684 N. Park, Warren.

Willingness Group, 10:30 a.m., Salvation Army, 1501 Glenwood Ave., Youngstown.

Wednesday Here and Now, 6 p.m., Sahara Club II, 2345 Youngstown Road, Warren.

Champion Group, 6:30 p.m., Church of the Nazarene, 3924 High St. N.W., Champion.

It Works: How and Why, 7:30 p.m., Shrine of Our Lady, 517 S. Belle Vista Ave., Youngstown.

Families Anonymous Warren, newcomers 6:45 p.m., meeting 7 p.m., Neil Kennedy Recovery Clinic, 160 Clifton Drive, Warren. Call 330-307-8182.

Niles Al-Anon, 8 p.m., New Hope United Methodist Church, 21 Fairview Ave., Niles.

Mosquito Creek Woodcarvers, 7 p.m., Lake Vista Club House, 303 N. Mecca St., Cortland. For more information, call 330-718-2338.

TOPS Ohio 1262, McDonald, weigh in 8:45 a.m., meeting at 9:30 a.m., McDonald Community Center, Ohio Avenue.

Champion Knights of Columbus Council 7491, 7 p.m., St. William Rectory Office, 5431 Mahoning Ave.

God Walked In, 5 p.m., 5 Memorial Drive, Greenville, Pa.

Champion Kiwanis Club, 7 a.m., Wayside Restaurant, 825 State Road N.W.

Alzheimer Assistance and Referral Network Support Group, 10 a.m., Easter Seals, 155 S. Park Ave. 330-788-9755 or 866-822-2102.

Wednesday Morning Recovery, Narcotics Anonymous, 10 a.m. closed discussion, former unemployment office, 684 N. Park Ave., Warren.

Warren Rotary Club, noon, Enzo’s Restaurant, Elm Road N.E.

TOPS 1350, Cortland, weigh-in, 9:15 a.m., Bazetta Township Hall, 3372 state Route 5.

TOPS 1859, 5:30 p.m. for weigh-in and meeting 6 p.m. at Champion Christian Church, 151 Center St.

Wednesday Night Serenity Hall AA meeting, 7:30 p.m., Badger Hall, First Presbyterian Church, Mahoning Avenue, Warren.

Niles Kiwanis, noon, Hometown Buffet.