Library to hold program designed for autistic child

SENSORY STORYTIME: Sensory Storytime will be 11 a.m. Saturday at the Warren-Trumbull County Public Library in Warren. It is designed for children with autism and other sensory-integration challenges.

The program features age-appropriate stories and sensory-rich activities that promote literacy and positive associations with reading and the library.

It is for children ages 3 to 8, and their caregivers and families. Registration is required by calling the library at 330-399-8807, Ext. 206.

KIDS FEST: The ninth annual Kids Fest will be 10 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. March 17 at the LaBrae High School Cafeteria, 1001 N. Leavitt Road, Leaavittsburg. Activities will include a bounce house, food, candy prizes, face painting and a basket raffle. Jungle Terry will present his live animal show at 11 a.m., followed by an Easter egg hunt at 12:15 p.m.

Admission is free. Game tickets are $1 each or $20 for unlimited play for the family. Proceeds go to River of Hope International, which provides educational support for the children of northern Ethiopia. This event will also include Ethiopian coffee tasting and the sale of artifacts and jewelry from Ethiopia.

CELEBRATING WOMEN: The National Packard Museum will present “The Packard Women” noon Saturday. The lecture is part of the museum’s “Coffee and Doughnut” series presented by Cindee Mines of Champion.

Mines is a former member of the museum’s board of directors and currently serves as the president of the Trumbull County Historical Society.

The seminar is open to the public and free with paid admission to the museum.

HYGIENE DISPLAY: The Sutliff Museum on the second floor of the Warren-Trumbull County Public Library is showcasing a new exhibit, “Being a Victorian: Hygiene History of the 19th Century,” through August.

The exhibit explores the hygiene habits of men and women living in the late 1800s. Part of the exhibit touches on the ways people kept themselves clean, including shaving. The exhibit also has personal accessories that men and women used on a daily basis, including gloves and hats. The exhibit features items from the Sutliff Museum and Trumbull County Historical Society collections.

Admission is free and hours are 3 to 6 p.m. Wednesday and Thursday and 1 to 4 p.m. Friday and Saturday. For tours and information, visit, call 330-395-6575.


• Warren Family Mission, 155 Tod Ave. NW, gives out supplemental bags of food and clothing from 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.

• Warren Kiwanis — noon, Buena Vista Cafe, Warren.

• People Empowering Progress Productivity — 6 to 7:30 p.m., 2051 Niles Road SE, Warren, promote aftercare following incarceration.

• Messies Anonymous — 7 to 8:30 p.m., Unity Centre, 1226 Naylor Lloyd Road, Girard. Pam, 330-544-4846.

• NAMI Connection — 1:30 p.m. Community Center, 1344 Fifth Ave., Youngstown. 330-531-7490, or

• NAMI Connection — 6 p.m., D&E Center, 142 Javit Court, Austintown. 330-531-7490, or

• 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.

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

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