Garden cleanup set for Friday

CLEANUP PLANNED FOR GARDEN: A cleanup will be held starting at 10 a.m. Friday at the Giving Tree Garden, corner of Vine Avenue and Scott Street, Warren. The Giving Tree Garden is a new children’s garden and is an ongoing and annual free summer program open to children ages 5 to 12.

If interested, contact Mikenna at or Allison at

GIRARD HOSTS EASTER EVENT: An Easter family event will be held from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday in the Girard IGA Santisi’s parking lot, 419 N. State St. There will be children’s games, photos with the Easter Bunny and live rabbits.

The parade has been canceled.

BAKE SALE SET: Vienna AMVETS Post 290 Ladies Auxiliary will hold its annual bake sale from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. on Good Friday, corner of state Route 193 and Warren Sharon Road, Vienna. All proceeds go to the auxiliary to contribute to veterans.

ASSOCIATION TO MEET: The Newton Township Cemetery Association will hold its monthly meeting at 6 p.m. today at the Newton Township administration building, Newton Falls. The group is planning cleanups and improvement projects at the cemetery.

EVENT SEEKS VOLUNTEERS: Warren SOUP is seeking volunteers to help with the next SOUP set for 5:30 p.m. May 2 at the Mahoning Valley Hope Center, 3217 Surrey Road SE., Warren. Those who can assist or donate to the event can email Sheila Calko at

LIBERTY GROUP TO BEAUTIFY: Liberty in Bloom will work at pruning the rose bushes in the triangle area and on the hill behind the flag from 2 to 4 p.m. Monday, Wednesday and April 25 at Interstate 80 and Belmont Avenue.

Those helping are asked to park at Fortune Garden parking lot. Bring gloves and pruning tools and shoes that can get muddy. Whatever work is not completed will continue May 3.

Seeds have been planted for 26 beds around the township.

To reach the 24-hour information referral and crisis intervention service in Trumbull County, call Trumbull 211 at 330-393-1565 or 211.

Call Help Hotline at 330-747-2696 or 800-427-3606 for more information on service agencies and support groups.

Roundtable Carvers, woodcarving club, 9 to 11:30 a.m., Senior Center, Fifth Avenue, Youngstown, 330-318-3609.

Engage Prayer and Intercession Group, 6:30 p.m., 3217 Surrey Ave., Warren. 330-550-3393.

The Retirees of Local 2243 USWA Copperweld Steel Co. (SOAR Chapter 1-28-10), 1 p.m., Local 1375 Union Hall, 684 N. Park Ave., Warren.

Thursday Morning Recovery, 10:30 a.m., Meridian Place, 1184 Meridian Road, Youngstown.

Where are You at Today? noon, United Methodist Community Center, 760 Main Ave., Warren.

Thursday Clean People, 7 p.m., Niles Senior Center, 14 E. State St., Niles.

Kids Club Children Ministries, 6 p.m., First United Methodist Church, 309 N. Park Ave., Warren.

Niles Rotary Club, noon, Ciminero’s Banquet Centre, 123 N. Main St., Niles.

NAMI Mahoning Valley, 11 a.m. to 1 p.m., Girard Free Library, 330-584-9213.

Denman Tire Retirees, noon, Wayside Restaurant, Champion. 330-898-6283.

Warren Kiwanis, noon, Buena Vista Cafe, Warren.

People Empowering Progress Productivity, 6 to 7:30 p.m., designed to promote aftercare following incarceration, 2051 Niles Road S.E., Warren. Adults and juveniles welcome.

Business Connections, 7:30 a.m., Mocha House, 467 High St. N.E., Warren.

Warren Thursday Al-Anon Group, 7:30 p.m., SS. Cyril and Methodius Church, 185 Laird Ave. N.E., Warren.

TOPS Ohio 188, weigh-in at 5:15 p.m., meeting at 5:45 p.m., Tod Avenue United Methodist Church, 155 Tod Ave. N.W., Warren.

TOPS 1497, weigh-in 9:30 a.m., meeting at 10 a.m., Smith Corners United Methodist Church, 3000 S. Canfield Niles Road, Austintown. 330-759-4737.


AREA AGENCY ON AGING Board of Trustees will meet at 1 p.m. Friday in the offices on the second floor of Eastwood Mall, Niles. The Advisory Council will meet at 1:30 p.m. today.

TRUMBULL COUNTY FAIR BOARD will meet at 7 p.m. today at the fairgrounds offices in Bazetta.

MAHONING COUNTY COMMISSIONERS will meet at 10 a.m. today in the county courthouse basement and 11 a.m. for the staff meeting in the administration building, The staff meeting will be held at 9 a.m.

JACKSON-MILTON BOARD OF EDUCATION will meet at 6 p.m. today at the high school.

TRUMBULL METROPARKS BOARD will meet at 4:30 p.m. today at the Trumbull Agriculture Center in Cortland.

TRUMBULL SOIL / WATER CONSERVATION DISTRICT BOARD will meet at 8:30 a.m. Friday at the Trumbull Agriculture Center in Cortland.

Items for the agenda need to be submitted at least two days prior to the meeting date.