CENTER TO CELEBRATE 40TH ANNIVERSARY: This year marks the 40th anniversary of the Howland Recycling Center on North River Road next to the Public Works Department. An open house will be held on Saturday with music and free giveaways. In addition, Allied Waste will be there with a recycling truck and information about the township curbside recycling program.
GROUP PLANS CLEANUP: Project Be Somebody will hold a park cleanup starting at 9 a.m. April 21 and 22 at Banks Park off state Route 82. Those who can volunteer are asked to bring gloves, garbage bags, weed trimmers and wheelbarrows. The cleanup will be to prepare the park for the playground construction to be held from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. May 5.
The wheelchair-accessible playground will be by the ballfield at the LaBrae Athletic Club. Signups are 8 a.m. The event will be held rain or shine. A ribbon-cutting for the new playground is 2 p.m. May 12. For information, call Lisa at 330-898-6681.
PARK HOLDS GARAGE SALE: Mosquito Lake Park will hold a garage sale Friday to Sunday at the campgrounds. The park is also planning Pets in Park Day on May 5 and 6 at the Pet Park at Mosquito Lake with vendors and events for pets and their owners.
HISTORIC HOUSE CLOSED FOR CLEANING: The Hubbard Historical Society's McBride House will be closed in April for cleaning. It will be open from 2 to 5 p.m. May 20, with tours to be arranged at 330-534-4247.
TIRE COLLECTION IN HUBBARD: Hubbard Township and city residents can drop off tires from 8 a.m. to noon Saturday at the township administration building rear parking lot. There is a limit of four tires per household. No semi or tractor tires will be accepted. For information call 330-534-9798.
To reach the 24-hour information referral and crisis intervention service in Trumbull County, call Trumbull 211 at 330-393-1565 or 211. Call Trumbull 211 or Help Hotline at 330-747-2696 or 800-427-3606 for more information on service agencies and support groups.
Someplace Safe Inc., domestic violence agency, offers support groups for women, children and individual support services. 330-393-3003.
Sunday Night Our Gratitude Speaks, Narcotics Anonymous open speaker meeting. Sundays, 7 p.m. Serenity Place, 29 E. Broad St., Newton Falls.
Youngstown Area PFLAG (Parents, Families, and Friends of Lesbians and Gays), 3 p.m., Youngstown Playhouse, 600 Playhouse Lane, Youngstown. For more information, call 330-747-2696 or e-mail Pflagy@gay.com.