Howland to hold Food Truck Friday

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ORWIG PARK EVENT: Howland Township Trustees will hold Food Truck Friday from 5 to 8 p.m. Friday at the Richard E. Orwig Park on East Market Street. Admission is free. There will be eight food trucks. Those attending can bring their lawn chairs or a blanket, for performance of “Elbow Grease” featuring local musician Frank Castellano. For information, call 330-856-2340.

TURNING 65 WORKSHOP: For those turning 65 between and before the end of January 2019 and have questions about Medicare can attend a Turning 65 workshop at 5:30 p.m. Thursday at the Warren SCOPE Center, 375 N. Park Ave., Warren. Coffee and dessert will be provided. To register, please call 330-399-8846 by Wednesday.

POSTAL INSPECTOR TO SPEAK: The Johnston Senior Center will host a program with the US Postal Inspector at 11:30 a.m. Friday at the center, 5922 Warren Road. Postal Inspector Sean Brogan will be discussing identity theft and sharing tips on how to protect yourself from illegal telemarketing and mail fraud schemes. The presentation also includes a visit from U.S. Rep. David Joyce, R-Painesville. Call the center to RSVP at 330-924-0412.

RAVENNA ARSENAL: Johnston Senior Center, 5922 Warren Road, will host Ralph Pfingsten, author of “The History of the Ravenna Arsenal” 10:30 a.m. Wednesday. Pfingsten will discuss the arsenal and the mysteries behind it. Those planning to attend are asked to RSVP at 330-924-0412.

BLOCKWATCH TO MEET: Girard Second Ward blockwatch will meet 6 p.m. Thursday in the community room at the Girard Free Library. Residents of 2nd and 3rd wards are invited.

KINDERGARTEN READINESS: “Kindergarten, Here I Come!” will be held 1 p.m. Wednesday at Howland Library Branch. Children entering kindergarten this fall will enjoy stories, music, and a craft. An informational session for parents is offered at the same time. Registration is required. Call 3300-856-2011 to sign up.


• Purple Heart meeting — 7 p.m., Disabled American Veterans, 2044 Youngstown Road SE, Warren.

• Lupus Support Group — 6 p.m., Panera Bread, U.S. Route 422, Niles. Rhonda Redd, 330-978-3749.

• Warren Family Mission, 155 Tod Ave. NW, Warren, gives out supplemental bags of food and clothing from 10 a.m. to noon and 1 to 3 p.m.

• Tuesday Morning Recovery — 10:30 a.m., Meridian Place, 1184 N. Meridian Road, Youngstown.

• Attitude of Gratitude — 12:30 p.m., Beatitude House, 1370 Tod Ave., Warren.

• Women in Progress — 7 p.m., Serenity Place, 21 E. Broad St., Newton Falls.

• Tuesday Night Surrender — 7:30 p.m., Fellowship Hall, 2555 Rush Blvd., Youngstown.

• Nicotine Anonymous — 5:30 p.m., St. Joseph Warren Hospital’s Warren Room, 627 Eastland Ave. SE, Warren.

• Celebrate Recovery — 6:30 p.m., Fowler Community Church, 4651 state Route 305, Fowler, 12-step faith-based program. 330-550-3393.

• Smalltown Recovery Al-Anon Family Group — 6:30 to 8 p.m., Kinsman Presbyterian Church, 6383 Church St., Kinsman.

• TOPS Ohio 1694, Champion — weigh-in 5:15 p.m., meeting 6 p.m., St. John Lutheran Church, 5734 Mahoning Ave. NW, Champion. Call 330-502-8483.

• Kickin’ It In Kinsman, a Narcotics Anonymous meeting — 7 p.m., Kinsman Presbyterian Church, 6383 Church St., Kinsman.

• Girard-Liberty Rotary — 6 p.m., Amen Corner, 21 W. Main St., Girard, 330-539-5837 or 330-545-5694.

• Girard-Liberty Kiwanis Club — 6:30 p.m., Golf Dome, 1300 N. State St., 330-545-1338.

• Stephen Foster Chorus — singing group for men, 7 p.m., Warren SCOPE Center, 375 N. Park Ave., Warren. 330-652-5739.

• Food Addicts Anonymous — 7 p.m., Grace Lutheran Church, 162 S. Raccoon Road, Austintown. Call 330-793-1599.

• Al-Anon — 9:30 a.m. First Presbyterian Church of Warren, 256 Mahoning Ave. NW, 9 a.m. beginner’s meeting.

• Urban 4-H — 5:30 pm., Mahoning Valley Hope Center, 3217 Surrey Road, Warren.

• TOPS OHIO 1374 — weigh-in 8:45 a.m., First Church of God, 426 W. Broad St., Newton Falls.

• TOPS OHIO 1165 — weigh-in 8:30 a.m., meeting 9 a.m., First United Methodist Church, 309 N. Park Ave., Warren.

• TOPS 1060 — weigh-in 6 p.m., meet at 6:30 p.m., First Presbyterian Church, Hubbard.

• Champion Rotary Club — noon, Wayside Inn.

• Codependency and Grief for those who have lost loved ones to alcohol or drug abuse, 7 p.m. Care Center of the Kelley-Robb-Cummins Funeral Home, 709 N. Main St., Hubbard. Call 330-534-1952.

• Mahoning Valley Olde Car Club’s “Tuesday Cruise Nite”, 5 to 8 p.m. Austintown Senior Center, 112 Westchester Drive, off Mahoning Avenue. $3 registration.

• Historic Perkins Homestead Neighborhood Association — 6:30 p.m., Kinsman House, 303 Mahoning Ave., Warren. 330-507-8831 or 330-392-0863.

• Youngstown Area Parents, Families, and Friends of Lesbians and Gays — 6:30 p.m., St. John Episcopal Church, 323 Wick St., Youngstown. 330-747-2696 or email

• Ladies Auxiliary Unit 700 — 6:15 p.m. Howland American Legion Post 700, 8273 High St. NE, Howland.

• SOAR Chapter 28-4, American Welding Retirees Local 1574 — 10:30 a.m., United Steel Workers 1375 Union Hall, 684 N. Park Ave., Warren.

• NAMI Family Support Groups — 7 p.m., D&E Center, 142 Javit Court, Austintown. 330-531-7490 or

• Youngstown area Ostomy Support Group, 6 p.m., St. Elizabeth Boardman Hospital, 8401 Market St., Boardman.

• Minute-by-Minute Narcotics Anonymous — 7 p.m. closed discussion, First Presbyterian Church of Warren, 256 Mahoning Ave., Warren.