COPPERWELD STEEL MELT SHOP RETIREES AND SUPPORT EMPLOYEES are invited to a breakfast at 10 a.m. Saturday at the Hometown Buffet in Niles. For more information, call 330-847-8540.
A Community Awareness Seminar titled WHAT YOU NEED TO KNOW BEFORE YOU PREPLAN A FUNERAL, will be presented at 11 a.m. Tuesday at the Howland Senior Center, 8273 High St. N.E. James McFarland and Melissa White, both from McFarland and Sons, will be the speakers. Complimentary lunch will be provided.
HOWLAND SCHOOLS RETIREES will meet at 11 a.m. Tuesday at Enzo's. All classified and non-classified retired school personnel, spouses and guests are welcome to attend the lunch meeting. Cost of entrees is $10, payable at the door. The group is collecting donations for Beatitude House and Emmaus House. The $10 fee for the newsletter and updated directory is due by/on this meeting date for those who wish to be on the mailing list.
The new directories will be ready in November or December. Call Mary at 330-856-5226 for more information or to share news of interest.
The Cortland Police Department will be sponsoring an AARP DRIVER SAFETY PROGRAM from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. Wednesday at the Cortland Fire Department, and the cost is $12 for AARP members and $14 for non-members. Course participants may be eligible to receive a discount on their insurance. To register or for more information, contact Officer Tom Andrews or Maureen Gregory at the Cortland Police Department, 330-638-1000.
THE TRUMBULL MEMORIAL HOSPITAL RETIREE CLUB will hold a luncheon meeting at 11:30 a.m. Oct. 11 at Buena Vista Cafe in Warren. The program will be "The Magical Migration of Monarch Butterflies" presented by Audrey Hudak. Dues and reservations for the Christmas Party will be accepted. All TMH retirees are welcome.
For reservations or information, call Vivian Abram at 330-759-7147.
THE VALLEY LEGACY AWARDS LUNCHEON, hosted by WKBN-TV weatherman Rich Morgan, will be held Oct. 14 at Mr. Anthony's Banquet Center, 7440 South Ave. in Boardman. Tickets are $22.50. The event is open to the public, and deadline for reservations is Tuesday. For tickets or more information, call Lynn Miller at 330-540-4038, Ext. 2057.
THE POLICE AND FIRE RETIREES OF OHIO, DISTRICT 2 - CHAPTER 10 (Mahoning and Columbiana counties) will meet at 5:30 p.m. Oct. 14 at the Brandywine Clubhouse, 3390 Flo-Lor Drive, Youngstown. All retirees and DROP participants of the Ohio Police and Fire Disability and Pension Fund living in Mahoning and Columbiana Counties, along with their spouses or survivors, are welcome. For more information, contact Rich Holzschuh at 330-743-5502.
PARK VISTA, 1216 Fifth Ave., Youngstown, is hosting the following events:
l Park Vista's October Breakfast Club will be at 9:30 a.m. Oct. 14 in the Gathering Room. Guest Speaker is Melissa Ames, Better Business Bureau, on the topic "Don't Become a Victim." Breakfast is free. RSVP by Monday by calling 330-746-2944, Ext. 1552.
l Louis Zona, director of the Butler Institute of American Art, will present "What's Happening at the Butler?" at 9:30 a.m. Oct. 15 in the gathering room. This program is part of a cultural series presented by Park Vista highlighting the culture of Youngstown. There will be coffee and a light continental breakfast. Admission is free, but RSVP by Monday to 330-746-2944, Ext. 1552.
Park Vista's LOW-VISION SUPPORT GROUP meets the second Tuesday of each month and provides information, support and resources for people with vision impairment. For information, contact Denise Creatore, 330-746-2944, Ext. 1551.
McDONALD SENIOR CITIZENS meet at 11 a.m. Wednesdays at the Woodland Park United Methodist Church off Ohio Avenue.
Ward Center Presbyterian Church, 490 Lucy St., Masury, will serve FREE LUNCHES for senior citizens 60 and older from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. the third and fourth Wednesdays of each month.
THE GIRARD HIGH SCHOOL CLASS OF 1946 will meet at 1 p.m. the last Wednesday of each month, except November and December, at Amen Corner, 20 W. Main St., Girard. For more information, contact "Bud" Brown at 330-539-5582 or Fred Faiver at 330-539-5837.
Former VAN HUFFEL AND VANEX TUBE EMPLOYEES meet at 8 a.m. Fridays at Wayside Restaurant, 825 State Road N.W., Champion. For more information, call Jim Franklin at 330-856-4231.
The TRUMBULL COUNTY NUTRITION PROGRAM FOR THE ELDERLY is provided by the Trumbull County Office of Elderly Affairs and operates nutrition sites at 10 locations throughout Trumbull County. These sites provide a meal and the opportunity for socialization. Donations will be accepted.
The menu for the week is:
THE KINSMAN SENIOR CITIZEN NUTRITION SITE is open every Monday, Tuesday and Wednesday to seniors 60 or older or those whose spouse is 60 or older. Meals are served about noon at the Kinsman Fire Hall. Cost is $1.25 per meal, and the doors open at 10 a.m.
Cards and bingo are played every day, and singing is on Wednesdays.
To attend, call two days prior and ask to speak to site manager Dollie Davis at 330-876-5123.
FOWLER-VIENNA SENIOR CITIZENS meet every Thursday at the Fowler Community Center.
The group meets from 9:30 a.m. or later to play cards and games, celebrate birthdays and anniversaries and for a 50/50 raffle and meals. Special meals are served on the fourth Thursday of the month. Cost is $3 each.
All those 55 and older are welcome. Annual dues are $12.
JOHNSTON SENIOR CENTER
5922 Warren Road, Cortland, 330-924-0412.
Open 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Monday through Friday. Membership is $12 a year. Puzzles and games are played daily. OSU Buckeye necklaces are for sale for $4.50, with all proceeds to benefit the center.
MONDAY: 10 a.m. to 1 p.m., wood craft; 12:30 to 2 p.m., cornhole
TUESDAY: 10:30 a.m. to noon, art group; 12:30 to 2 p.m., Wii, blood pressure check (second Tuesday of month)
WEDNESDAY: 10:30 a.m. to noon, needlework; blood pressure check (last Wednesday of month); flu shots, 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. Oct. 20
THURSDAY: Wii games, 11 a.m. to noon; bingo, 12:30 p.m.
FRIDAY: 10:30 a.m. to noon, Wii
VFW Meetings are 7 p.m. the second Wednesday of the month. New members and transfers welcome.
The center has started having Murder Mysteries monthly, so next up will be a Halloween inspired mystery.
Daily meals served at noon. Call for a reservation.
FARMINGTON SENIOR CENTER
Open from 7 a.m. to 2 p.m. Tuesday through Friday and 7 a.m. to noon Mondays.
MONDAY: 7 a.m. to noon, full breakfast menu, open to the public
TUESDAY: 10:30 a.m., exercise class and quilting, cards and crafts; 6 p.m., cards, players' choice
WEDNESDAY, THURSDAY, FRIDAY: noon, nutrition program lunch, cost $1.25, and quilting, cards and crafts
Self-serve breakfast is available from 7 to 10 a.m. Tuesday through Friday
For more information, call 330-889-2733.
4447-B Mahoning Ave.; 330-847-8179.
Breakfast 10:30 to 11:30 a.m. every Monday. Cost is $4 for members and $6 for nonmembers.
Lunch 11 a.m. to noon Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday and Friday. Cost is $3 for members and $5 for nonmembers. Call the day before. Carryouts are available. Menu suggestions are welcome. Special holiday lunches are $5 for everyone.
Three computers with free Internet are available every day.
MONDAY: Speaker after breakfast; 1 p.m., acrylic painting/crafts of choice. (Supplies are mostly free but sometimes there is a minimal charge);
TUESDAY: 12:30 p.m., arthritic exercise with certified therapist, followed by chair volleyball and cornhole;
WEDNESDAYS: 12:30 to 1:30 p.m., bingo at 25 cents per card and free with Angela on second Wednesday;
THURSDAY: 12:30 p.m., arthritic exercise with certified therapist;
FRIDAYS: Gardening forum scheduled each Friday right after lunch, painting or crafts afterward.
Cards or games are available every day when requested. Special speakers are scheduled most Mondays at 11 a.m. Crocheting, knitting, quilting (bring machine), assistance available. Monthly menu is available at the front desk. SCOPE is seeking ideas for projects and speakers.
NILES SCOPE SENIOR CENTER
14 E. State St., Niles, Ray Novotny and Judy Fabian, managers. Hours: 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Tuesday through Friday and 9 a.m. to 8 p.m. Monday. 330-544-3676.
MONDAY: 10 a.m., bridge; 11 a.m., Arthritis Foundation exercise program, $1, Debbie Eschman therapy; 1 p.m., quilting, cards, players' choice; 4 p.m., Monday night cards and games, food, $2; 5 p.m., weight loss support group;
TUESDAY: 9:30 a.m. square dancing, $3, Norm Flavell, caller and instructor; 11:30 a.m. lunch - $3 for members and $4 for others; 12:30 p.m., arthritis aerobic exercise classes, Jennifer, certified by Arthritis Foundation, $1; 1 p.m., cards - 500 tournament, first, second and third Tuesday each month, pre-registration required; 2:30 p.m., blood pressure checks, first and third Tuesday each month, Niles Health Department nurse; 2:30 p.m., pinochle;
WEDNESDAY: 10 a.m., chair yoga, $1; 11:30 a.m., lunch, $3 members and $4 others (VIP monthly birthday luncheon, third Wednesday $5); 1 p.m., bingo with a guest caller each week; 1 p.m., Texas Hold 'em; 2:30 p.m. Card players' choice;
THURSDAY: 9:30 a.m., line dancing, $3, Norm Flavell, instructor; 11:30 a.m., lunch $3 for members and $4 others; noon, bridge; 1 p.m., bowling at McKinley Lanes, last Thursday of month; 1 p.m., pinochle, bridge and American Red Cross blood drive, third Thursday of the month;
FRIDAY: 10 a.m., Bocce at Waddell Park (weather permitting); 10 a.m., free art class; 11 a.m., arthritis exercise program, $1, Debbie Eschman therapy; 11:30 a.m., salad and sandwich, $2; 1 p.m., choir practice; 1 p.m., hand and foot card game and other card games.
Pool table, piano or television available when not in conflict with other activities.
8273 High St., Howland.
MONDAY: 9 a.m., pinochle; 10 a.m., art class; 12:30 p.m., yoga, $3;
TUESDAY: 8:30 a.m. and 4:30 p.m., bocce; 12:30 p.m., bingo; 12:30 p.m., Book Club (third Tuesday); 3 p.m., cornhole (winter months);
WEDNESDAY: 9 a.m., Ohio Star Quilters (first and third Wednesday); 10 a.m., Bridge Club; 1 p.m., Red Hatters (first Wednesday); 6:30 p.m., line dancing, $3;
THURSDAY: 9:30 a.m., computer class, $25; 10 a.m., needle art; 12:30 p.m., Red Hatters (first Thursday); 2 p.m., Investment Club, 2 to 5 p.m.; 3 p.m., line dancing, $3; 4:30 p.m., bocce; 5:30 p.m., card night (fee);
FRIDAY: 9 a.m., pinochle; 11:30 a.m., line dancing, $3; 8:15 a.m., golf (fee);
SATURDAY: 9 a.m., Train Club (twice per month); American Legion Executive meeting once a month.
For more information on programs and events at Howland SCOPE, call 330-609-7806.
125 N. Bank St., Cortland; 330-637-3010; Harbor Day Care, 2627 Atlantic N.E., Warren, 330-399-4495.
MONDAY: 10:30 a.m., garden club; noon to 2 p.m., woodcarving class, $3; 1:15 to 2:15 p.m., arthritis exercise, $2;
TUESDAY: Book club meets first Tuesday of month; 11:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m., chair yoga; 12:45 to 2 p.m., bingo (25 cents per card);
WEDNESDAY: 10 a.m. to 2 p.m., cards; 10 a.m. to noon, line dancing, $3; 10:30 a.m. to 2 p.m., bridge; noon to 1 p.m., arthritis exercise class, $2; beading class, 1 to 3 p.m.;
THURSDAY: 10:30 a.m. to 2 p.m., pinochle; 10 a.m. to ?, art class; 1 to 3 p.m., watercolor and acrylic art; 2 to 4 p.m., women's pool lessons; 7 to 10 p.m., line dancing, $5;
FRIDAY: 10 a.m. to noon, drawing class; 10 a.m. to noon, beginners line dancing, $3; 10 a.m. to 2 p.m., cards 500 bid.
220 W. Market St., Warren.
MONDAY: 8:30 a.m. to noon, lunch site; 9:30 to 11:30 a.m., line dancing; 10:30 a.m. to 3 p.m., cards (poker); 11:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m., exercise class; 1 to 3 p.m., cards (500); 6 to 10 p.m., round dancing;
TUESDAY: 8:30 a.m. to noon, lunch site; 9:30 to 11:30 a.m., art (Trumbull Art Gallery); 10 to 11 a.m., chair volleyball; 10:30 a.m. to 3 p.m., cards (poker); 11:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m., exercise class; 4:30 p.m., Riverside RR Club; 6 p.m., Stephen Foster Chorus;
WEDNESDAY: 8:30 a.m. to noon, lunch site, soup day (bean and ham soup); 9:30 to 11:30 a.m., rhythm band; 9:30 a.m. to 3 p.m., cards (pinochle); 10:30 a.m. to 3 p.m., cards (poker); 1 to 3 p.m., cards (bridge);
THURSDAY: 8:30 a.m. to noon, lunch site; 9:30 to 11:30 a.m., painting classes; 10 to 11 a.m., chair volleyball; 11:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m., exercise class; 11:30 a.m. to 4 p.m., deaf group; 12:30 to 2:30 p.m., bingo;
FRIDAY: 8:30 a.m. to noon, 10:30 a.m. tap class, Senior Sensations, lunch site; 1 to 3 p.m., cards (500).
For more information, call 330-399-8846.
1776 Salt Springs Road
Anyone with suggestions on local trips, or for more information on trips, contact Denise at 330-824-2489 or Mary Jane Wilson, seniors and transportation committee chairwoman, at 330-824-2252. For more information, call 330-824-2173.