Reading, other art forms set

The Seeing Eye

READING AND ART: Reading and Other Forms of Art will be 2 p.m. Saturday at the Butler Institute of American Art Trumbull Branch, 9350 E. Market St., Howland, in partnership with the Warren-Trumbull County Public Library. A children’s librarian will present stories and an art educator from the Butler will present a companion craft. The program is for ages 5 to 10 with accompanying adult.

CIVIL WAR STORY: The Mahoning Valley Historical Society’s Bites and Bits of History program is noon Thursday at the Tyler History Center, 325 W. Federal St., Youngstown. Traci Manning, the historical society’s curator of education, will discuss Civil War headlines using historical local newspapers to show how the war shaped local daily life. For information call 330-743-2589 or visit

ASK QUESTIONS: The Trumbull County Mental Health and Recovery Board wants to remind residents to ask questions that help identify at-risk individuals and get them the help that they need. Crisis counselors are available and free help is available by calling 211 day or night. Youth can also reach Ohio’s Crisis Text Line by texting 4HOPE to 741741. For information about the board call 330-675-2765 or go to

BLOCK WATCH TO MEET: Girard 2nd Ward block watch will meet 6 p.m. Thursday at the Girard Free Library. The guest speaker is John Muckridge, executive director of the Mahoning Valley Rescue Mission.