Program to talk about addiction

SUBSTANCE PREVENTION PROGRAM: The Trumbull County Opiate Task Force, a program of the Trumbull County Mental Health and Recovery Board and the Alliance for Substance Abuse Prevention, is presenting “Hope for Recovery from Addiction” from 6 to 8 p.m. Saturday at the Trumbull Career and Technical Center in Champion. The event is free.

Organizers hope to reach Trumbull County residents who have a loved one or friend dealing with substance abuse issues. The event will feature speakers in recovery from substance abuse and family members who have dealt with the pain of having a loved one with a substance abuse issue.

For additional information, call 330-675-2765, Ext. 119.

SOCIETY HOSTS SPEAKER: The Vienna Historical Society will meet at 7 p.m. Tuesday at the township hall with guest speaker Liz Clark, who will speak on “Lou Hoover: The Woman who Could be President Today.”

GROUP SEEKS VOLUNTEERS: Liberty in Bloom, which works to beautify the community with planting of flowers, is seeking volunteers for the 2014 planting season. Call Jodi at 330-759-1315, Ext. 101.

SPEAKER TO DISCUSS MURDEROUS WOMEN: Jane Ann Turzillo, an award-winning history and true crime writer, will speak about “Wicked Women of Northeast Ohio” at 2 p.m. Sunday at the Warren-Trumbull County Public Library, 444 Mahoning Ave., N.W., Warren. The program is free.

Turzillo researched murderous women and the heinous crimes they committed for her book.

PREPARING FOR KINDERGARTEN: “Kindergarten … Here I Come” will be held from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Sunday at Davis Education/ Visitor Center, Fellows Riverside Gardens, Mill Creek MetroParks, 123 McKinley Ave., Youngstown. The event is being hosted by the Mahoning County Early Childhood Partners Committee, which consists of nine local agencies.

The event will feature indoor and outdoor activities. This includes a dental van, storytellers, games, face painting refreshments and other activities. Attendees will receive information about children’s health and nutrition, after-school childcare and child development.

For additional information, call MYCAP at 330-747-7921, Ext. 1182, or Tina DeVito at the State Support Team District 5 at 330-965-7828, Ext. 1007.

GROUP TO MEET: Toastmasters Club in Warren is open to anyone interested in improving their communication and leadership skills. The group will meet from 9 to 11 am. Saturday at the Aetna Freight Building 2507 Youngstown Road S.E., Warren.

For information, call Ken Shellito at 330-373-6113.


Celebrate Recovery, 7 p.m., North-Mar Church, 3855 E. Market St., Warren. Childcare provided.

We Do Recover, 3 p.m., United Methodist Community Center, 760 Main Ave., Warren.

Glimmer of Hope, 8:30 p.m., Fellowship Hall, 2555 Rush Blvd., Youngstown.

A Better Place to Be, 10 p.m., Glenbeigh, 29 North Road, Niles.

Masterminds, 6:30 p.m., Mahoning Valley Hope Center, Warren, mental health support group. Call 330-369-3010.

Grief Share, 6:30 p.m., Seeking God’s Glory Church, 3217 Surrey Road, Warren. Call 330-369-3010.

Niles Nazarene Church, Niles Vienna Road, Bible study for recovering people at 7:30 p.m.

Reformers Unanimous, a Christ-centered addiction abstinence program, 7 to 9 p.m., 2111 Sodom Hutchings Road, Vienna. 330-509-0001 or 330-720-2463

Lordstown Lions bingo, 7 p.m., Lordstown administration building, 1455 Salt Springs Road, Lordstown. Doors open 5:30 p.m.

The Survivors Group, Neil Kennedy Outpatient Facility, 7 p.m., open discussion, 160 Clifton Drive, Howland.

Warren Stamp Club, 7:30 p.m., Panera Bread Company’s Community Room, 3641 Elm Road N.E.

NAR-ANON, a 12-step program for relatives and friends adversely affected by a loved one’s addiction to drugs, 7 p.m. with 6:45 p.m. for newcomers, Neil Kennedy Recovery Clinic, 160 Clifton N.E., Howland. 330-856-3822.


Howland Group, Howland Community Church, 198 Niles Cortland Road, 1 p.m.

Seeking God’s Glory, 6:30 p.m., 3217 Surrey Ave., Warren. 330-550-3393.

Overeaters Anonymous, 10 to 11 a.m., St. Vincent DePaul Catholic Church, 4453 Warren Sharon Road, Vienna. 330-545-5139.

Saturday Night Recovery, 4 p.m., Sahara Club II D, 2345 Youngstown Road, Warren.

Saturday Here and Now, 4 p.m., Sahara Club II, 2345 Youngstown Road, Warren.

Warren Toastmaster Club, 9 to 11 a.m., Aetna Freight Building, 2507 Youngstown Road S.E., Warren, Ken 330-373-6113.

TOPS 2213, Warren, meeting at 9:30 a.m., weigh-in 9 a.m., Imperial Nursing home, 4121 Tod Ave. Warren. Room 309. Call Susan 330-978-9751.

Saturday Night Serenity, 7 p.m., First Church of God, 541 S. High St., Cortland.

Saturday Night Recovery, 7 p.m. open discussion, Second Christian Church, 904 W. Market St., Warren.