Teapots to be display’s focus


COLLECTION BEING SHOWCASED: A collection of ceramic and stoneware teapots collected from all over the world, including Taiwan and Japan, is being displayed at the Sutliff Museum on the second floor of the Warren-Trumbull County Public Library. The exhibit is open through April. ”Musicians and Scholars: The Dana Family of Warren” is on its final week on display. The temporary exhibit explores the origin of the Dana family from Richard Dana coming to America from England and emphasizes the creation of the Dana Musical Institute by William Henry Dana until its merger with Youngstown College in 1941. The exhibit features items from the Sutliff Museum and Trumbull County Historical Society collections and photographs from the Trumbull Memory Project. Beginning Thursday, an exhibit on hygiene of the Victorian era will be on display. Admission is free and open 3 to 6 p.m. Wednesday and 1 to 4 p.m. Thursday. Tours may be arranged at other times by calling the museum www.sutliffmuseum.org or calling 330-395-6575.

STEM OPEN HOUSE: High school seniors who are considering a major in science, technology, engineering or math (STEM) can take part in the STEM College open house for a firsthand look at programs 8:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. Saturday at Youngstown State University. Faculty, students and alumni will speak with guests about programs and give tours. For information, call 330-941-2884.

LEARN TO USE TELESCOPE: OH WOW! The Roger and Gloria Jones Children’s Center for Science and Technology in Youngstown will hold ”So You Got a Telescope” 1 to 3 p.m. Saturday with the Mahoning Valley Astronomical Society, which will provide help on use of telescopes. The public can bring their own telescopes and have one-on-one time with experts.

ALUMNI SPEAKER: The Lordstown High School Alumni Speaker series will be 11 a.m. Monday at the school with 2007 graduate Hayley Platt, who will talk with students interested in careers in the performing arts about the path she took to her career. Platt earned a bachelor’s degree in dance management from Youngstown State University, where she was a member of the YSU Dance Ensemble choreographing works such as Invoke and Exude. Platt was one of the founding members of a professional modern dance company, the Youngstown Dance Project, performing at the YSU Summer Festival of the Arts. She now performs for the professional contemporary modern dance company Oyo Dance Company in Columbus.


• To reach the 24-hour information referral and crisis intervention service in Trumbull County, call Trumbull 211 at 330-393-1565 or 211. Call Trumbull 211 or Help Hotline at 330-747-2696 or 800-427-3606 for more information on service agencies and support groups.

• Someplace Safe Inc., domestic violence agency, offers support groups for women, children and individual support services. 330-393-3005.

• Sunday Night Our Gratitude Speaks Narcotics Anonymous — 7 p.m. Serenity Place, 29 E. Broad St., Newton Falls.

• Sunday breakfast — 8:30 to 9 a.m., Warren Family Mission, 155 Tod Ave. NW, Warren, served by Tod United Methodist Church. The mission serves meals daily at noon and 4 p.m.

• Write to Recover — 10 a.m., Meridian Place, 1184 N. Meridian Road, Youngstown.

• Master Discipleship Group — 6 p.m., Mahoning Valley Hope Center, Warren.

• Gamblers Anonymous 12-Step fellowship — 7:30 p.m. Christ Church Presbyterian Church, 3425 Hopkins Road, Cornersburg. 330-505-5060.

• Sunday Solutions — 2 p.m., Sahara Club II, 2345 Youngstown Road, Warren.

• Keeping it Simple — 7 p.m., Sahara Club, 2345 Youngstown Road, Warren.

• Regardless Of — 7 p.m., Christ Episcopal Church, 2627 Atlantic Ave., Warren.

• Nar-Anon — 7 p.m., Sahara Club, 2345 Youngstown Road SE, Warren, 12-step program for relatives and friends who have been adversely affected by a loved one’s addiction to drugs. Bill, 330 856-3822.