SWCD to hold free movie night

FREE MOVIE NIGHT: The Trumbull Soil and Water Conservation District will host a free movie night at 6:30 p.m. Friday at the Trumbull County Agriculture and Family Education Center, 520 W. Main St., Cortland. A PBS story will tell the journey one man makes as a turkey parent in ”My Life as a Turkey.” Individuals bringing children should be aware that this film is a wildlife documentary and could include scenes involving reproduction and predation. Those attending are asked to call Amy at 330-637-2056, Ext. 111, or email reehera@embarqmail.com.

NEW DROP-OFF LOCATION: The Geauga-Trumbull Solid Waste Management District has a new recycling drop-off site at Summit Academy School, 1461 Moncrest Drive N.W., Warren. The site is open seven days a week during daylight hours. Various materials will be accepted, including glass jars and bottles, aluminum cans and plastics numbered one to seven. Materials should be clean; paper should be kept separate and dry.

AUCTION SET: An auction fundraiser to benefit Inspiring Minds is planned for 5:30 to 8 p.m. Thursday at the Yoga Room, Suite 13, 815 Youngstown Warren Road, Niles. There will also be an open house and Chinese auction. For information or to donate, call Maureen at 330-637-7171 or TrumbullYogaRoom@gmail.com by email.

DROP BOX ADDED: The Lordstown Police Department has installed at prescription medication drug drop box in the lobby of the police department, 1583 Salt Springs Road, Lordstown. The box is accessible seven days a week and was funded through a grant from the National Association of Drug Diversion Investigators. Medications accepted include pills, capsules, patches, powers, vitamins, inhalers and pet meds. Keeps drugs in the original container of sealed plastic bags. Not accepted are liquids, needles, syringes, thermometers, aerosol cans, illegal drugs and hydrogen peroxide.

HELPING SECOND HARVEST: Tarte Cosmetics will team up with Second Harvest Food Bank for a food drive from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Saturday at Ulta Beauty, Shoppes at Boardman Park, 403 Boardman Poland Road. The “Tarte of Giving” event is sponsored by Tarte Cosmetics of New York. Most-needed items include peanut butter, cereal, canned vegetables, tuna fish, dried pasta, canned soup and macaroni and cheese. For every three items donated, guests will receive a raffle ticket for a chance to win one of two $300 Tarte gift baskets. The company’s team of national makeup artists will also be on hand, doing consultations by appointment at 330-629-6276.