Tiny trains will be at open houses in Austintown


MODEL RAILROAD GROUP: The Youngstown Model Railroad Association’s open houses will be noon to 6 p.m. Saturday and Sunday and Nov. 11, 12 and Dec. 2 and 3 at the club, located at the corner of Raccoon Road and Four Mile Run Road in Austintown. Model trains of all shapes and sizes can be seen. The association is one of the few clubs in the country that has two complete displays, O scale and the smaller HO. The HO layout is undergoing renovation, and the entire city-area lighting has been redone in LEDs. For information, contact Dave McNeil at 330-637-1169, Randy Ziobert at 330-792-6101 or John Scheckelhoff at 330-533-0417 or go to www.ymra.org.

FOUNDER’S DAY GATHERING: The Girard Historical Society will hold the Founder’s Day event at noon Nov. 11 at St. Mark Banquet Center in Liberty. There will be a prestation on “Lost Youngstown” with Tom Welsh, who is the author of a book about the history of the famous restaurants and night spots in Youngstown. The event will include a 50-50 raffle and basket raffle. A social hour will begin at 11 a.m. There will be a homemade quilt raffle. Call Anka at 330-539-1032, for more information.

DEALS FOR WHEELS: Mahoning County Child Support Enforcement Agency is holding the Deals for Your Wheels holiday edition to attempt to get collections up and money to custodial parents for the holiday season. The event runs through Nov. 30. The agency is offering the opportunity to reinstate suspended driver’s licenses for a one-month payment plus $1 on arrears and agreeing to seek employment if not working. Any absent parent with a suspended license who wants to participate in the offer can come to the Oakhill Renaissance Place, 345 Oak Hill Ave. between 8 a.m. and 4 p.m. Monday to Friday and ask to speak to one of the license suspension case managers. For information, call 330-740-2073.

DANCE PARTY AT LIBRARY: A preschool dance party for children ages 3 to 5 will be 11 a.m. Friday at the Howland Library, 9095 E. Market St. No registration is needed. For information, call 330-856-2011 or visit www.WTCPL.org

COMMITTEE TO MEET: The Trumbull County Food and Agriculture Committee (FAC) will hold its next meeting 8 a.m. Friday at Gustavas Federated Church, corner of state Routes 193 and 87. Speakers will include County Auditor Adrian Biviano and Bernard “Bud” McDermott from the auditor’s office. They will be speaking about the Current Agricultural Use Value program for agricultural land. Because of substantial increases in taxes on CAUV land, there is a lot of interest in this program. FAC monthly meetings are held the first Friday of each month except for June, July and August. They provide information of interest to landowners or anyone living in rural or urban Trumbull County.


• 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.

• Warren Family Mission, 155 Tod Ave. NW, gives out supplemental bags of food and clothing 10 a.m. to noon and 1 to 3 p.m.

• Business Connections of Trumbull County — 7:30 a.m. Panera Restaurant on Elm Road, Warren. 330-719-0727.

• 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 Family Support Group — 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 SE, Warren.

• NAMI Connection — 1:30 p.m. Community Center, 1344 Fifth Ave., Youngstown. 330-531-7490, namimv@yahoo.com or www.namimv.org

• Warren Thursday Al-Anon Group — 7:30 p.m., SS. Cyril and Methodius Church, 185 Laird Ave. NE, Warren.

• TOPS Ohio 188 — weigh-in at 5:15 p.m., meeting at 5:45 p.m., Covenant Presbyterian Church, 2050 Oakdale NW, 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.

• Hillside Stroke Support Group, 2:30 p.m. in the boardroom. Cindy, 330-841-3891.

• Divorce / Death Aren’t Really the End (DARE) singles group — 7:30 p.m. Disciples Christian Church, 565 Boardman Canfield Road. 330-729-0127.

• Trumbull County Veterans Service Commission — 10 a.m. Paul E. Heltzel Community Room at the Trumbull County Veterans Service Commission, 253 E. Market St., Warren.

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