Winter festival in Quinby Park


SATURDAY EVENT: A Winter Festival will be 2 to 6 p.m. Saturday at Quinby Park, 525 Austin Ave. SW, Warren. There will be food, entertainment, Christmas caroling, sledding and trolley rides (weather permitting), holiday vendors and a toy giveaway. The festival is the vision of Elder Gerald Morgan, pastor of Hoyt Street Flourishing Ministries Church of God in Christ, and the other members of Sons of Thunder. Co-sponsoring the event are the Community Concerned Citizens, Warren Neighborhood Initiative and Sixth Ward Councilwoman Cheryl Saffold. All adults are encouraged to donate a toy, which can be dropped off in advance at Hoyt Street Flourishing Ministry’s administrative building, 763 Hoyt St. Sponsors are seeking entertainers; call 330-307-7683.

DONATIONS FOR VETERANS: McDonald High School is collecting donated goods to provide the homeless veterans of Trumbull, Mahoning, Columbiana and Portage counties with care packages to help them through this difficult time. Goods or monetary donations are being collected until Friday. The school is working with Robert Marcus of CHC-Homeless Outreach on care packages for the numerous homeless veterans in northeast Ohio.

OPEN HOUSE: The Leavittsburg Heritage Association will be hosting its Christmas open house 2 to 4 p.m. Sunday at the Heritage Museum, 4901 W. Market St., Leavittsburg. There will be pictures and memorabilia of the Leavittsburg community. Christmas cookies and hot chocolate will be served.


• A New Day Nar-Anon Family Group — 7 p.m., Serenity Place, 29 E. Broad St., Newton Falls. Teri, 330-646-4480, or Patty, 330-307-3002.

• Better Your Future Through Hope — Mahoning Valley Hope Center, 3217 Surrey Road, Warren. 330-369-3010.

• First Things First — 6 p.m., literature discussion, Sahara Club II, 2345 Youngstown Road, Warren.

• Cortland Area Kiwanis — 5 p.m., Real Deal Coffee Cafe.

• Howland Rotary Club — noon, Shepherd of the Valley, North River Road.

• Youngstown Executive Toastmasters — 6:45 p.m., Shepherd of the Valley, 301 Western Reserve Road, Boardman.

• Youngstown Toastmasters Executive 408 — 6:40 p.m., Adamas Square, 8131 Market St., Boardman.

• Celebrate Recovery — 6:30 p.m., Bloomfield Recovery Center, 10113 Creaser Ashtabula Road, Bloomfield, eight-step Christian program. 330-599-2402.

• Monday Night Serenity Hall AA — 7:30 p.m., Badger Hall, First Presbyterian Church, 256 Mahoning Ave. NW, Warren.

• TOPS Ohio 1353, Leavittsburg — weigh-in 6 p.m., meeting 7 p.m., Leavittsburg Church of God, 610 S. Leavitt Road, Leavittsburg. 330-898-0357.

• TOPS Ohio 698, Girard — weigh-in 5:30 to 6:30 p.m., meeting 6:30 p.m., First Christian Church, 140 E. Broadway Ave., Girard. 330-545-4770 or 330-534-2618.

• Nothing to Fear — 10 a.m., First Presbyterian Church, 4 Summit St., Niles.

• Monday Night Miracles — 7 p.m., Fellowship Hall, 2555 Rush Blvd., Youngstown.

• Hubbard HOW — 7:30 p.m., Church of the Nazarene, 1815 Chestnut Ridge Road, Hubbard.

• Cortland Class of 1958 — noon, Lake Tavern, Mecca. 330-637-8616.

• The Landing — 6 p.m., celebrate recovery program for teens, Mahoning Valley Hope Center, 3217 Surrey Road, Warren. 330-369-3010.

• AFCME — 1 p.m., Trinity Evangelical Lutheran Church, 2742 North Road, Warren.

• The Weigh Inn — weigh-in 5 to 6 p.m., meeting 6:15 p.m., Niles Senior Center, 14 E. State St. 330-652-9098.