Howland plans adventures for kids

ADVENTURES IN THE OUTDOORS: The Howland Township Summer Youth Sport and Recreation program will hold “Outdoor Adventures” from 9 a.m. to noon Monday to Aug. 8 at Howland Township Park. The program is for ages 6 to 13. Children must register with forms available at the township Administration Building, 205 Niles-Cortland Road N.E. For information, call 330-856-2340.

DECIPHERING FOOD LABELS: A Healthy Eating for You: Label Reading presentation will be held at 12:30 p.m. Friday at Humility House, 755 Ohltown Road, Austintown. The program will help people learn to decipher the valuable information on food labels and determine how it relates to your health. Registered dietician / community educator Bridget Lackey will lead the discussion. The presentation is free to the public. Reservations call 330-480-3070.

GROUP WORKS ON ART PROJECT: NEXT Best Art, a nonprofit located in downtown Youngstown, is working to create a new public art space for Youngstown. The window gallery will be situated in the westward-facing window of Silver’s Vogue Shop, corner of West Federal and Phelps streets. and feature contemporary artists from around the world. The Kickstarter earlier this month will end at noon on Friday.

The window gallery is being launched as a pilot project to drive further works of public art, support, and funding with a long-term goal of opening a contemporary art museum downtown. For information, go to / nextbestart, or to and search NEXT Best Art to see the campaign.

CHURCH HOSTS EVENT: New Jerusalem Fellowship Renaissance Place, 1943 Palmyra Road S.W., Warren, will hold a rummage sale from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Thursday to Saturday. All proceeds benefit the community youth center.

DOG PHOTO CONTEST OFFERED: A calendar fundraiser for an animal shelter in Austintown called For the Love of Dogs will feature people with their rescues. Individuals who don’t have one will feature one of our dogs to help get them a home. To submit a photo go to the GoFundMe account ( and then submit a picture to be added to the photo album to start getting votes. The 12 applicants who get the most votes will get a photoshoot with a rescue dog. Submissions are accepted until Thursday and final voting day is Aug. 15.


Recovery 101, 6 p.m., The Movement, East Market Street, Warren. Chaplain Bob Ross at 330-553-2644, or Chaplain Rodger Crites at 330-360-7928.

Bingo, 6:30 p.m. SS. Mary and Joseph social center, Route 534 and Maple St., 330-872-1828.

NAR-ANON, a 12-step program, 10:30 a.m., Paige & Byrnes Insurance, 425 Niles-Cortland Road S.E., Warren Call Bill, 330-856-3822.

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

Attitude of Gratitude, 12:30 p.m., Beatitude House, 1370 Tod Ave., Warren.

Women in Progress, 7 p.m., Serenity Place, 21 E. Broad St., Newton Falls.

Tuesday Night Surrender, 7:30 p.m., Fellowship Hall, 2555 Rush Blvd., Youngstown.

Nicotine Anonymous, 5:30 p.m., St. Joseph Hospital Warren Room, Eastland Avenue, Warren.

Celebrate Recovery, 12-step faith-based program, 6:30 p.m., Fowler Community Church, 4651 state Route 305, 330-550-3393.

Smalltown Recovery Al-Anon Family Group, 6:30 to 8 p.m., Kinsman Presbyterian Church, 6383 Church St.

Girard-Liberty Rotary, 6 p.m., Amen Corner, 21 W. Main St., Girard, 330-539-5837 or 330-545-5694.

Kickin’ It In Kinsman, a Narcotics Anonymous meeting, 7 p.m., Kinsman Presbyterian Church, Church Street. Open discussion.

Girard-Liberty Kiwanis Club, 6:30 p.m., Golf Dome, 1300 N. State St., 330-545-1338.

Stephen Foster Chorus, singing group for men, 7 p.m., Warren SCOPE Center, 220 W. Market St., Warren. 330-652-5739.

Food Addicts Anonymous, 7 p.m., Grace Lutheran Church, 162 S. Raccoon Road, Austintown. Call 330-793-1599.

Al-Anon, 9:30 a.m. basement, First Presbyterian Church of Warren, 256 Mahoning Ave. N.W., 9 a.m. beginner’s meeting.

Urban 4-H, 5:30 pm., Mahoning Valley Hope Center, 3217 Surrey Road, Warren.

TOPS OHIO 1374, weigh-in 8:45 a.m., First Church of God, 426 W. Broad St., Newton Falls.

TOPS OHIO 1165, weigh-in 8:30 a.m., meeting 9 a.m., First United Methodist Church, 309 N. Park Ave., Warren.

TOPS 1060, weigh-in 6 p.m., meet at 6:30 p.m., First Presbyterian Church, Hubbard.

Minute by Minute group of Narcotics Anonymous, 7 p.m. closed discussion, First Presbyterian Church of Warren.

Champion Rotary Club, noon, Wayside Inn.