Stand Against Racism at YWCA
VIOLINIST TO PERFORM AT EVENT: The YWCA of Warren will be hosting world renowned violinist Jerald Daemyon today at the Stand Against Racism event. Daemyon will perform for children and youth in the YWCA’s After School Child Care and mentoring programs. Daemyon is a native of Detroit and a member of the National Academy of Recording Artists and Scientists, which operates the Grammy Awards. Stand Against Racism is a nationwide event to raise awareness of racism and bring together community stakeholders to engage in civil conversation. The event is incorporated into curricula for students. The public is welcome at 5:30 p.m. and can screen selections from the film “Hidden Colors 3: The Rules of Racism.” The event will include a community conversation moderated by Erik Boyd, leader of the Students of True African History group.
LITTER CLEANUP SET IN LIBERTY: Liberty Township will hold its 20th annual community litter cleanup from noon to 5 p.m. Saturday. Any club, groups or families interested in cleaning an area can meet at the township administration building to be assigned a street to clean. Geauga-Trumbull Solid Waste Management District is providing bags, gloves and giveaways. For information, call 330-759-1315.
SPEAKER TO DISCUSS BYWAY: Mike Hocker, Ohio’s Lincoln Highway Heritage Corridor executive director, will talk about America’s first coast-to-coast paved road 2 p.m. Sunday at the Warren-Trumbull County Public Library, 444 Mahoning Ave., NW, Warren. The lecture and video presentation covers the paradigm shift in the way America traveled – the birth of automobile travel as we know it today; including the shift from railroads, the beginning of the summer vacation, fast food, the motel and more. The event is free.
HEALTH MEETING SET: The Creating Healthy Communities quarterly meeting will be 9 to 10:30 a.m. Tuesday at Trumbull County Educational Service Center, 6000 Youngstown-Warren Road, Niles. Items to be discussed include Farm to School, school food service conference and tobacco issues. A tobacco meeting will be 2 p.m Wednesday at Trumbull County Health Department. The meeting will be run by the new health educator, Jenna Amerine. For information, email email@example.com or 330-675-7807. 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.
Business Connections – 7:30 a.m., Avalon Resort and Spa, 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 – promote aftercare following incarceration, 6 to 7:30 p.m., 2051 Niles Road S.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.
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