Get kids ready for kindergarten

TRANSITION FAIR: More than 30 community agencies and businesses, along with 17 school districts, will present the fourth annual Trumbull County Kindergarten Transition Fair 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. Saturday at the center court of the Eastwood Mall in Niles.

The free event is open to all Trumbull County children who will be entering kindergarten this fall and their families. Children will receive a free book and other giveaways. Families will visit 11 interactive learning stations designed to educate parents about how to teach their children the skills necessary for school success.

For information, contact Desiree at dfarragher@

HYPNOSIS PROGRAM: A group hypnosis session for weight loss and smoking cessation will be held 1 p.m. Saturday at the Yoga Center inside the Governors Insurance building, 972 Youngstown Kingsville Road. There will be a free CD for use at home.

Registration required by calling Steve Tackett at 330-647-0399. The session will be held the first Saturday of each month.

SOCIETY TO MEET: The Niles Historical Society’s monthly meeting will meet 10 a.m. Saturday in the Westenfield Room. The society will hold an open house 2 to 5 p.m. Sunday of the Ward Thomas House, 503 Brown St., with the last tour beginning 4 p.m.

There will be a collection of vintage and community cookbooks displayed in the kitchen.

TALENT SHOW: Niles McKinley High School Drama Club will present ”Niles Got Talent” 7 p.m. Saturday at high school auditorium. Doors open 6:30 p.m. Cost is $5, with the ticket how people can vote for their favorite talent.

OPEN HOUSE: Holy Trinity Academy and Preschool, 175 Laird Ave., Warren will host an open house 10 a.m. to noon Saturday.