Library program looks at president as ‘Rough Rider’

ROUGH RIDER: McKinley Memorial Library in Niles will present “Theodore Roosevelt: Rough Rider” 1 p.m. Saturday at the McKinley Birthplace Memorial and Museum, 40 N. Main St.

Larry Marple, a noted historic interpreter of Roosevelt, will talk about how the Rough Riders were formed, what life was like as a Rough Rider and what they endured and accomplished.

Refreshments will be served. Reservations are preferred. The event is being held in honor of Veterans Day.

FALL TASTING: The Recipes of Youngstown group on Facebook is hosting a fall tasting event to honor Armed Forces and to promote the group’s third cookbook.

“Stars, Stripes & Servings” will be noon to 4 p.m. Saturday at the Tyler History Center, 325 W. Federal St., downtown Youngstown. More than 30 family dishes are being prepared by bakers whose recipes are included in the new cookbook.

A portion of the proceeds will be used to fund a newly established scholarship at the YSU Foundation to provide assistance to military veterans finishing their education.

Admission is free, but tasting tickets are six for $5, and tickets are also available for raffle baskets. For information, visit www.mahoninghistory.org or call 330-743-2589.

RAILROAD CLUB: The Sebring Model Railroad Club will hold its annual open house 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Saturday and Sunday at 216 E. Pennsylvania Ave., Sebring. Children younger than 12 will be admitted free.

FALL CLEANUP: Fall cleanup will be Nov. 15 at Pineview Memorial Park in Warren. All vases will be emptied and turned down for the winter months. Anyone wishing to keep arrangements should retrieve them prior to Nov. 15 as the remaining items will be discarded. Winter decorations can be placed once cleanup has been completed.

For information, call 330-369-3186.

HELP NETWORK: Federation of Families for Childrens Mental Health will meet Wednesday at 955 Windham Court, Boardman. The speaker will be Pam Petras, special navigator of Help Network of Northeast Ohio. The theme is ”Community Programs and Support for Children.”

Call 330-538-0184 for information.

MYTH BUSTERS: Mini-Mythbusters will be 6 p.m. Wednesday at the Brookfield Library Branch. Children ages kindergarten to sixth grade can put their science skills to the test with a night of experimenting and myth busting.

Registration is required by calling 330-448-8134.

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