Author Marcia S. Houlette will hold a BOOK SIGNING from 2 to 4 p.m. Saturday at Borders Book Store, 2102 Niles Cortland Road, S.E., in Howland. Houlette wrote ''Alive with Prostate Cancer: Michael's Road'' which was published by Tate Publishing and Enterprises.
NAR-ANON, a 12-step program for relatives and friends who have been adversely affected by a loved one's addiction to drug will meet at 7 p.m. every Friday at the Neil Kennedy Recovery Clinic, 160 Clifton N.E., Howland. For more information, call Bill at 330-856-3822.
CHRONIC FATIGUE AND/OR FIBROMYALGIA SUPPORT GROUP will meet from 6 to 8 p.m. July 19 at First Presbyterian Church, 256 Mahoning Ave., Warren. There will be an ''inside picnic.'' Those attending are asked to bring a covered dish. For information call 330-847-7001.
A CHILD IMMUNIZATION CLINIC will be held from 8:30 to 9:30 am. Wednesday and July 21 at the Niles City Health Department, 34 W. State St. No appointments are necessary. Those bringing a child must have the child's immunization records. For information call 330-544-9000, Ext. 163.
The Niles City Health Department will hold a TDAP IMMUNIZATION CLINIC from 1 to 3 p.m. Friday and July 30 which is a required immunization for seventh graders this fall. Cost is $3 or free for Medicaid or the uninsured. Those attending are to bring a child's immunization records.
A CHILD IMMUNIZATION CLINIC will be held from 9 to 11 a.m. and 1 to 3 p.m. Monday and July 26 at the Warren Health Department, 418 S. Main St. All clinics are walk-ins. Those attending are to bring a child's shot records. There is a $5 administration fee with Medicaid card accepted. For information, call 330-841-2596.
ALZHEIMER'S ASSOCIATION CAREGIVER SUPPORT GROUP MEETINGS are as follows:
l 10 a.m. today at the Senior Center of Mahoning County, 1110 Fifth Ave., Youngstown.
l 7 p.m. July 13 at Howland United Methodist Church, 730 Howland Wilson Road N.E., Howland.
l 10 a.m. July 21 at Trumbull Memorial Hospital, 1350 E. Market St., Conference Room F, Warren.
For more information, call the Alzheimer's Association at 330-533-3300 or 800-272-3900.
Sharon Regional Health System's HUBBARD DIAGNOSTIC AND SPECIALTY CENTER will host a Community Appreciation Day from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. Sunday in the center parking lot at 880 W. Liberty St., Hubbard.
The event will feature free face painting and other kids activities, music from the Hubbard Chorale, free balloons, free blood pressure screenings, St. Pat's car raffle, food from Frankie's Main Street Cafe in Hubbard, free throw shooting contest (within defined age groupings), putting contest, and a number of other family activities.
The HCIA (Hubbard Christians in Action) will be conducting a food drive during the event and encourages those who plan on attending to donate canned goods and / or dry food items to benefit area families.
For more information, call 330-534-5400.
THE Q CLUB FITNESS FACILITY is offering a free workout class every third Saturday morning of each month. Offered are beginner aerobic classes, nine water classes and zumba. For more information, call 330-856-4777.
The Niles Wellness Center and the Global Health & Fitness Center are the host locations for a WELLNESS PREVENTION PROGRAM providing free presentations about changing lifestyles. Seating is limited. Programs are held 10:30 a.m. Thursdays and 4:30 and 7:30 p.m. Tuesdays at the Niles Wellness Center, and 10:30 a.m. Tuesdays and 4:30 p.m. and 7:30 p.m. Thursdays at the Global Health & Fitness Center. For reservations, call 330-506-3488.
A fitness conditioning program is being offered at the Niles Wellness Center at 10 a.m. and 6 p.m. Wednesdays and Fridays. Call 330-349-9355 for more information.
THE STEPPING OUT MINORITY DIABETES PREVENTION PROGRAM is a free program that includes line dancing, salsa, aerobics and other activities, as well as diabetes prevention; healthy eating and cooking classes; and regular health screenings for cholesterol, body fat, weight and blood pressure.
For more information, call the McGuffey Center, 330-744-4377; OCCHA, 330-781-1808; or United Methodist Community Center, 330-743-5149, Ext. 226.
REHAB EXPRESS is an educational program for potential rehab patients and their families about what they should know about going to any skilled nursing center for rehabilitation.
Day and evening programs are offered every month at the four Shepherd of the Valley communities. Morning programs start at 10 and are held the first Tuesday of the month at Shepherd of the Valley-Howland, 4100 North River Road, Warren, and the third Thursday of the month at Shepherd of the Valley-Boardman, 7148 West Blvd., Boardman. Evening programs start at 6 p.m. and are held the second Wednesday of the month at Shepherd of the Valley-Niles, 1500 McKinley Ave., Niles and the fourth Monday of the month at Shepherd of the Valley-Poland, 301 W. Western Reserve Road, Poland.
For more information or a brochure on the Rehab Express program, contact Lynn Miller at 330-530-4038, Ext. 2057, or via e-mail at lmiller@ShepherdoftheValley.com.
COMMUNITY MENTAL HEALTH SUPPORT GROUP will meet from 6:30 to 8 p.m. Wednesdays at First United Methodist Church, 309 N. Park Ave., Warren. This group is for those with or those who know someone with a mental illness. For more information, call the church at 330-392-6276.
AN ARTHRITIS FOUNDATION AQUATIC PROGRAM is being offered from 11:15 a.m. to 12:15 p.m. Tuesdays and Thursdays at the Q Club pool, 8094 E. Market St., Howland. Cost is $3. The program will be led by an Arthritis Foundation certified instructor.
PANIC RELIEF INC., a nonprofit educational organization, meets at 7 p.m. Wednesdays. For more information, visit panicreliefinc.com or call the office at 732-940-9658.
ST. JOE'S AT THE MALL is open from 8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Monday to Friday next to the inside entrance of Sears at Eastwood Mall, Niles. The schedule includes:
TRUMBULL MEMORIAL HOSPITAL Community Calendar:
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Members of the JUST GOT TO DANCE CLUB will host a "Dance for Babies" event from 5:30 to 11 p.m. July 15 to benefit the Akron Children's Hospital Mahoning Valley Special Care Nursery. The event will be held at the Sugar Shack on the River located behind Quaker Steak and Lube, 104 Chestnut St., Sharon, Pa. The event is free and open to the public and will feature swing dance lessons, dance contests, a celebrity money dance, raffles and prizes.
Visit www.justgottodance.com or call Jay Cohen, event organizer, at 724-962-1861 for more information.