Free composting class planned

GARFIELD GARDEN HOSTS COMPOSTING CLASS: The Garfield Community Garden in Warren will host a free “Improving Your Soil with Vermiculture” (worm composting) class from 11 a.m. to noon Saturday at the garden located at Woodland Street N.E., between Perkinswood Boulevard and Williard Avenue.

The child-friendly event will be taught by OSU Master Gardener Genevieve Germaniuk, who will share her experience with worm composting. The Garfield Community Garden “Worm Factory” which was purchased with Wean Foundation Neighborhood Success grant money, will be on display.

The members of the Garfield Community Garden will dedicate their new garden sign and community seating area.

A meeting of Garfield Gardeners and question and answers with Ohio State University Extension Master Gardener volunteers will be held from 11 a.m. to noon Aug. 30.

UAW HOLDS BIKE RUN: The UAW Local 1112 Care and Share “Rollin the Dice” Bike Run will be held with first bikes out at 11 a.m. Saturday at the UAW Union Hall, 1147 Reuther Drive S.W., Warren, with registration beginning at 9 a.m. All proceeds form the bike run will benefit the local’s Care and Share Food giveaway held in December.

TEENS TO MAKE T-SHIRTS: A T-shirt lab for teens in seventh to 12th grades will be held from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday at Teen Central at the Warren-Trumbull County Public Library, 444 Mahoning Ave. N.W., in Warren. Those attending are asked to bring a T-shirt.

TOASTMASTER GROUP TO MEET: Toastmasters Club in Warren will meet at 10 a.m. Saturday at Christ Episcopal Church, 2627 Atlantic St. N.E., Warren, for anyone interested in improving their communication and leadership skills.

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

PARADE PLANNED IN GIRARD: The Girard End of Summer Celebration will include a parade at 7 p.m. Saturday and travel on State Street (U.S. Route 422) traveling from Churchill Road to Liberty Street, then traveling to Market Street and ending at the Chase Bank parking lot. The parade will feature organizations, businesses, church groups and others.

CHILD SUPPORT AWARENESS RAISED: The Mahoning County Child Support Enforcement Agency is offering a “Deals for Your Wheels” program. People will have the opportunity through Aug. 31 to reinstate a suspended driver’s licenses for a one month payment plus one dollar on arrears.

Those wanting to participate can stop from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. weekdays at 345 Oakhill Ave., Youngstown. For information, call 330-740-2073.

RELAY FOR LIFE HOLDS BARK FOR LIFE: The American Cancer Society Bark For Life is a festival and walk event for dogs and their owners to raise funds and awareness for the American Cancer Society’s fight against cancer. The event is being planned for 12:30 to 4 p.m. Aug. 17 at Perkins Park in Warren.

There will be a doggie bandana for the first 100 dogs. There will be music, demonstrations, games, vendors and contests for the dogs. The event honors the caregiving qualities of canine companions.

For more information, visit Relayforlifewarren/


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

Al-Anon, 10 a.m., First Presbyterian Church, 256 Mahoning Ave., Warren. 330-984-5168.

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

Masterminds, 6:30 p.m., Mahoning Valley Hope Center, Warren. A mental health support group. Transportation can be arranged. Call 330-369-3010 for more information.

Grief Share, a grief recovery support group, 6:30 p.m. at Seeking God’s Glory Church, 3217 Surrey Road, Warren. For information, call 330-369-3010.

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

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.

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.

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.

Warren-Trumbull County NAACP, 11 a.m., ACOP Building, 2051 Niles Road, Warren. 330-394-5942.

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

Someplace Safe, 1540 Tod Ave., Warren, 330-393-1565.

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

Warren Toastmaster Club, 9 to 11 a.m., Aetna Freight Building, 2507 Youngstown Road S.E., Warren. For information, call Ken at 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 at 330-978-9751.

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

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.