Relay to hold Fall Festival benefit

RELAY TO HOLD FALL FESTIVAL: The Relay for Life of Liberty will hold a Fall Harvest Festival from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday at the Commons at WS Guy School. The day’s events will include a fire truck demonstration, Halloween costume parade 11:30 a.m. and trick-or-treating from 12:15 to 1:15 p.m.

ASSOCIATION TO MEET: The Newton Township Cemetery Association will meet at the township administration building at 6 p.m. Thursday. The 2014 calendars with images and drawings of Edward P. Sinchak are available from any member for $10. Proceeds from the calendar sale help with the maintenance of the chapel which is the association’s responsibility at the East Cemetery on North Canal Street. Membership is open to any resident interested in preserving the history of the seven cemeteries.

GARDENING PROGRAM OFFERED: A free program ”Planting Bulbs in the Garden” at 6 p.m. today at the Agricultural Center, 520 W. Main St., Cortland. The program will be led by OSU Master Gardener Kathleen Ferris.

AWARDS TO BE PRESENTED: The Williamson College of Business Administration at Youngstown State University honors recipients of the 2013 WCBA Outstanding Alumni Awards at the 18th Annual WCBA Alumni Banquet 6 p.m. Friday in Williamson Hall on the YSU campus. To make reservations, call Christine at 330-941-3068, go to the WCBA website at or email

SPEAKER TO ADDRESS PEACE: Sam Bahour, an international peace activist, and Youngstown native will speak at 7 p.m. Thursday at the Arab American Community Center, 15 Belgrade Ave., Youngstown. The event is free to the public. Bahour, a graduate of Liberty High School and Youngstown State University, emigrated to Palestine in 1993 and established himself there as an entrepreneur, business and IT consultant. He will discuss both the political and economic situation in Palestine and his efforts to inform diverse groups in the U.S. and the Middle East.

EVENT SET AT YWCA: The YWCA’s Woman 2013 event will be held Thursday at the YWCA of Warren. The event “Proud Past, Progressive Future.” will include celebrity judges, food, an auction, table decorating contest, basket raffle and 50/50. For information, call Julie at 330-770-9806.

CRAFT SHOW: The First Presbyterian Church of Niles, 4 Summit St., will hold a craft show from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday at the church.

CHURCH HOLDS FEST: St. Paul Lutheran Church, Market Street, Warren, will hold an Oktoberfest from 4 to 7 p.m. Saturday.