Rain barrel auction planned

TOWNSHIP HOLDS RAIN BARREL AUCTION: Twelve rain barrels painted by Howland High School students are on display in the meeting room at the Howland Township Administration Building, 205 Niles Cortland Road N.E.

Trustees and Howland Schools are promoting “a greener lifestyle in Howland Township.” Howland High School students designed and hand-painted rain barrels for a silent auction to promote a means of harvesting rain water. This the fifth year for the auction.

Bids are needed by June 20.

ENERGY FORUM SET: A Sustainable Energy Forum will be held Monday and Tuesday at the Youngstown State University Kilcawley Center. Last year, the two-day event was attended by nearly 250 scientists, engineers and educators largely from the Cleveland to Pittsburgh TechBelt Region. The event is where small and medium-sized energy companies and enterprises interact with each other and with leading energy firms.

SCRAMBLE TO HELP CHILDREN: The GFWC Warren Junior Women’s League is sponsoring a four-person golf classic at 8:30 a.m. June 13 at Candywood Golf Club in Vienna. The scramble is for men and women. A car for the first hole-in-one is sponsored by the Cole Valley Cadillac.

The major benefactor of the event is Trumbull County Children Services. For information or to sign up, call Shelby at 330-856-3069 or Kim at 330-856-6363.

FUN WITH PHYSICS: The OH WOW! Roger and Gloria Jones Children’s Center for Science and Technology in Youngstown will hold a “Physics with Electricity” from 3:30 to 5:30 p.m. Wednesday, during which participants can explore electricity with hands-on activities and live demonstrations.

GIRLS ROCK CAMP TO HOLD MEETINGS: Girlz Rock Camp!Ohio is sponsoring a series of volunteer workshops at the YWCA of Warren, 375 N. Park Ave., Warren, for those interested in participating in the upcoming Girlz Rock Camp, July 14 to 20.

Volunteers must attend at least one of the workshops to become a Girlz Rock Volunteer. The next meeting is 10 a.m. to noon Saturday, which will be a parent and camper workshop.

Volunteers and campers can pre-register at www.girlzvoices.org or contact the Girlz Rock Camp at 330-974-5445 or 330-647-2230.

The Girlz Rock Camp!Ohio is a one-week camp for girls ages 7 to 17 with no musical background experience who are taught to play an instrument, create an original song and learn to play as a band. At the end of the week, the bands play in front of a live audience as a showcase. The goal for the camp is to provide positive images of girls and women while using their imagination and creativity to cultivate their music abilities.


To reach the 24-hour information referral and crisis intervention service in Trumbull County, call Trumbull 211 at 330-393-1565 or 211. Call Trumbull 211 or Help Hotline at 330-747-2696 or 800-427-3606 for more information on service agencies and support groups.

Someplace Safe Inc., domestic violence agency, offers support groups for women, children and individual support services. 330-393-3003.

Sunday Night Our Gratitude Speaks, Narcotics Anonymous open speaker meeting. Sundays, 7 p.m. Serenity Place, 29 E. Broad St., Newton Falls.

Write to Recover, 10 a.m., Meridian Place, 1184 N. Meridian Road, Youngstown.

Master Discipleship Group, 6 p.m., Mahoning Valley Hope Center, Surrey Road, Warren.

Gamblers Anonymous, 7:30 p.m., a 12-Step fellowship of compulsive gamblers who want to recover from their gambling addictions, Christ Church Presbyterian, 3425 Hopkins Road, Cornersburg. Meetings are for those suffering from gambling addictions. Call 330-505-5060.

Sunday Solutions, 2 p.m., Sahara Club II, 2345 Youngstown Road, Warren.

Our Gratitude Speaks, 7 p.m., Serenity Place, 21 E. Broad St., Newton Falls.

Keeping it Simple, 7 p.m., Sahara Club, 2345 Youngstown Road, Warren.

Regardless Of, 7 p.m., Christ Episcopal Church, 2627 Atlantic Ave., Warren.

TASCNA (Trumbull Area Service Committee of Narcotics Anonymous), 10 a.m., Glenbeigh Outpatient Center, 29 North Road S.E., Niles.