Truck show to feed the hungry

TRUCK CLUB HOSTS SHOW: Cerni Motors and ATCA will present the third annual Penn-Ohio Antique Truck Show to help feed hungry families in the Mahoning Valley from 4 to 10 p.m. Friday and 11 a.m. to 6 p.m. Saturday at 5751 Cerni Place in Youngstown.

Admission is free with at least one nonperishable food item, which will benefit the Second Harvest Food Bank of the Mahoning Valley.

The event will include antique trucks, food, vendors, air horns, flame thrower stacks and Jake “Break Offs.”

In 2013, Second Harvest Food Bank was awarded the AIB Food Safety Certification for the handling, storage and distribution of dry goods, canned goods, fresh fruits and vegetables, dairy and frozen meats. For more information, visit or call 330-792-5522.

MOVIE NIGHT AT CHURCH: Church of the Nazarene, 4175 Pendleton Road, Leavittsburg, will show the movie “God’s Not Dead” at 6:30 p.m. Friday and Saturday in the indoor 33-foot screen in the church gymnasium. Doors open at 5:30 p.m.

The event is part of Family Night, with a free movie and free popcorn.

HEALTHY EVENT PLANNED: First Presbyterian Church, 3654 Main St., Mineral Ridge, will hold a Healthy Kids Day from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday for children sixth grade and younger.

The event will include a livestock petting zoo, art and crafts, hygiene demonstrations, emergency vehicles, door prizes and healthy food. The event is free.

TRACTOR?PULL FEATURED AT SHOW: Groundpounders Unlimited LLC garden tractor pull will be held at 6 p.m. Friday at the Antique Tractor Club of Trumbull County’s annual show Friday to Sunday at 1653 Ridge Road, Vienna.

BRIER HILL FESTIVAL SET: The 23rd anniversary Brier Hill Italian Fest will be held today to Sunday along Calvin and Victoria streets, Youngstown. There will be games, food, Italian music and table vendors.

Hours are 4 p.m. to midnight Thursday and Friday and noon to midnight Saturday and Sunday. There will be a hot pepper contest Saturday and wine tasting contest Sunday.

MUSICAL PERFORMANCE: Alton Merrell, a pianist and composer, will perform a concert from 7 to 9 p.m. today at the Warren Community Amphitheatre.

TUTORING OFFERED: Trinity Lutheran Church, 78 W. Liberty St., Girard, is starting a tutoring program for families who cannot hire a tutor. The tutoring is free. Students will be referred to their school.

One-hour sessions will start 4 to 7 p.m. Monday to Thursday. Children will attend twice a week. Volunteers are needed. Call 330-530-3774.


Business Connections, 7:30 a.m., Magnuson Grand Hotel, Howland. 330-856-1900.

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.

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.

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.

Messies Anonymous, 7 to 8:30 p.m., Pleasant Valley Church, 2055 Pleasant Valley Road, Liberty.

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.


MAHONING COUNTY COMMISSIONERS will meet at 10 a.m. today for the board meeting in the hearing room of the county courthouse basement and 11 a.m. for the staff meeting at the administration building.

WEATHERSFIELD ZONING APPEALS BOARD will meet at 7 p.m. today at the township hall.

HOPE ACADEMY FOR AUTISM will hold a special board meeting at 6:30 p.m. today at the school, 1628 Niles Road S.E., Warren.

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