Ward-Thomas house tour set

WARD-THOMAS HOUSE HOLDS CHRISTMAS TOUR: The Ward-Thomas House Museum, 503 Brown St., operated by the Niles Historical Society, will hold its annual Christmas themed open house from 2 to 5 p.m. Sunday. The 14 rooms of the house have been decorated to showcase the season including a collection of angels, old Christmas cards, and postcards and items recently donated to the museum including an 1873 watch fob that once belonged to James Ward Jr. and an etched glass picture. The First Ladies gown collection will also be shown.

FASHION EVENT PLANNED: Reservations are needed for Saturday for those attending the second annual Betty’s Angels fashion show from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. Dec. 7 at the Trumbull Country Club, 600 Golf Drive, Warren. The theme is “Women of the Military.” The event will include a Chinese auction, 50-50 raffle, vendors and military display. For tickets and reservations, call 330-240-2892.

CENTER OFFERS PROGRAM: The Girard Multigenerational Center, 443 Trumbull Ave., will offers an informational program for seniors from 10 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. Monday. Volunteers will attend to help residents with the Medicare Part D changes. To schedule an appointment or for more information, call 330-545-6596.

BIPOLAR SESSION SET: A “Demystifying Bipolar Disorder” educational session will be held from 3:30 to 6:30 p.m. Dec. 5 at CSA, 320 High St., N.E., Warren. The program is free. Reservations are needed by calling 234-517-1470 by Monday. The program will include treatment options, causes and ways to support someone with the disorder.

FRIENDS GROUP ORGANIZED: The Mahoning Valley Circle of Friends hosts monthly outings where youths ages 3 to 18 can have fun with typically developing peers under the support of trained educators and practitioners. Parents and other care providers are welcome to stay and participate in the simultaneous support group sessions. The program provides children on the spectrum with the environment to practice relationship skills essential to help maintaining healthy friendships. The focus is on facilitating meaningful and fun friendships in an environment where children feel comfortable and supported. For more information or to register, call Jen at 330-507-3893 or email safeprograms@gmail.com.