Egyptian fest to be this weekend
EGYPTIAN FESTIVAL: An Egyptian Festival will be 11 a.m. to 8 p.m. today and noon to 8 p.m. Saturday and Sunday at St. Mary and St. John the Beloved Convent, 8640 Squires Lane, Howland. The event will include displays and ethnic food. The public will be able to tour the convent and the bookstore.
YAPA SOIREE: The Youngstown Alumnae Panhellenic Association will host a Senior Soiree 7 p.m. Thursday at Selah Restaurant, 130 S. Bridge St., Struthers, for sorority alumnae who are interested in continuing their sisterhood. For information go to www.youngstownalumnaepanhellenic.weebly.com.
ALUMINUM CAN COLLECTION: The Hubbard High School Marching Band is holding an empty aluminum beverage can collection 10 am. to 1 p.m. Saturday at the Save A Lot parking lot.
OPEN HOUSE: Brookfield Historical Society will host an open house 1 to 3 p.m. Saturday at the administration building. The new resource room will be open and there will be displays in the meeting room of various points of history of the township, including a timeline. Other displays include a wheel from the Arthurholt grist mill, Native American, coal mine and Valley View store history. Refreshments will be served.
BENEFIT TO HELP CHILD: A fundraiser to help Miranda Drake, 2, who is battling Koolen-de Vries syndrome will be 8:30 a.m. to noon Sunday at the AMVETS of Newton Falls. Proceeds will help Miranda and her family.
SHREDDING SERVICE: Howland Township will offer shredding for local residents 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. Saturday at the parking lot near the gazebo off East Market Street.
SWAP MEET: The Trumbull County Rod and Gun Club will hold a Mosquito Lake Trader’s Day swap meet 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Saturday at 6565 Phillips Rice Road, Mecca. The event will include various raffles. For information call Jason at 330-898-0542.
DRIBBLING FUNDRAISER: A ”Dribbling for a Cure” fundraiser to help Kayla Irene Daniels will be 4 to 9 p.m. today at Bristol High School gymnasium. The event will include a 50-50 raffle, basket raffle, food and three-point, half court and free throw contests. There will be cash prizes for those who dribble the longest. Proceeds will be for Kayla Irene Daniels Cure for Cancer Foundation. For information call Devon at 330-240-1139.
• NAR-ANON, a 12-step program for relatives and friends who have been adversely affected by a loved one’s addiction to drugs, 7 p.m., Howland Community Church, 198 Niles Cortland Road SE, Warren. Bill at 330-856-3822.
• We Do Recover — 3 p.m., United Methodist Community Center, 760 Main Ave., Warren.
• 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.
• Gamblers Anonymous — closed meeting, 7:30 p.m., Westminster Church, 119 Stadium Drive, Boardman. Call 330-505-5060.
• Grief Share — recovery support group, 6:30 p.m., Seeking God’s Glory Church, 3217 Surrey Road, Warren.
• Bible study for recovering people — 7:30 p.m., Niles Nazarene Church, Niles Vienna Road.
• Reformers Unanimous — a Christ-centered addiction abstinence program, 7 p.m., 2111 Sodom Hutchings Road, Vienna. 330-509-0001 or 330-720-2463
• Lordstown Lions bingo — 7 p.m., administration building, 1455 Salt Springs Road. Doors open 5:30 p.m.
• Youngstown Area Tropical Fish Society — 7:30 p.m., First Presbyterian Church of Mineral Ridge, 3654 Main St. Speakers offered. 330-638-4839 or www.yatfs.com.
• The Survivors Group — open discussion, 7 p.m., Neil Kennedy Outpatient Facility, 160 Clifton Drive, Howland.
• Howland Group — 1 p.m. Howland Community Church, 198 Niles-Cortland Road.
• Saturday Here and Now Group, 4p.m., The Sahara Club ll, 2345 Youngstown Road, Warren.
• Saturday Night Serenity, 7 p.m., First Church of God, 541 South High St. Cortland.
• Seeking God’s Glory — 6:30 p.m., 3217 Surrey Ave., Warren. 330-550-3393.
• Clothing giveaway — 9 a.m., Lake Milton Church of Christ, Milton Avenue.
• Parent Support Group — 11 a.m., Heart Reach Ministries, 211 Redondo Road, Youngstown. 330-330-2916.
• Overeaters Anonymous — 10 a.m., St. Vincent DePaul Catholic Church, 4453 Warren-Sharon Road, Vienna. 330-545-5139.
• Saturday Night Recovery– 4 p.m., Sahara Club II D, 2345 Youngstown Road, Warren.
• 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.
• Vienna Grange 1537 — noon, Copper Penny Lodge Hall, Vienna.
• MAHONING COUNTY BOARD OF ELECTIONS will meet 8 a.m. today at the offices in Youngstown.
• TRUMBULL COUNTY BOARD OF ELECTIONS will meet 3:30 p.m. today at the offices in Warren.