HISTORICAL PROGRAM DISCUSSES HOOKING RUGS: The Kinsman Historical Society will meet at 7:30 p.m. Wednesday at Kinsman Presbyterian Church, Church Street. Diane Stevens will present a program on the history and process of hooking rugs. Stevens will display her collection of vintage and contemporary rugs and seasonal hooked design ornaments. The event is open to the public. For information, call Donna at 330-876-7866.
CIVIL WAR GROUP SETS MEETING: The Civil War 150 Committee of the Sutliff Museum will meet at 3 p.m. Wednesday to discuss a Civil War event Sept. 22 at the McKinley Memorial Museum in Niles.
EVENT TO HELP CANCER VICTIMS: GTA Karate, 900 N. State St., Girard, is sponsoring its annual benefit, Fighting for the Cancer Victims, from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Saturday and Sunday in the GTA parking lot. The event will include a basket auction, rummage sale and bake sale. On Sunday there will be HBW Wrestling with bell time at noon and the local band Strobe Nation. To donate or sponsor, call 330-540-5051.
WORKSHOPS OFFERED AT CENTER: The Youngstown Historical Center Archives/Library, 151 W. Wood St., Youngstown, will hold its fall workshop series from 1 to 2:30 p.m. the third Saturday of the month September to November for $10 per person. For reservations or information, call 330-941-1314 or 330-941-1433. The Sept. 15 program is "The Recipes of Family History" presented by Dr. Martha Pallante of the Youngstown State University History Department. Special foods will be discussed.
SUPPORT GROUP TO HELP THOSE DEALING WITH GRIEF: The Kelley-Robb Funeral Home will hold a series of grief recovery instructional support groups led by Philip Roland. The groups are designed to help people begin the grief-recovery process. The support groups are part of the After Care Program sponsored by the funeral home. The groups are open to anyone who has suffered a loss. There is no cost or obligation for attending the groups. For information, call 330-534-1952.
Sounds of Square County, 7 p.m., Trinity Lutheran Church, 56 Chestnut Ave., Niles. 330-544-0242 or 330-544-2252.
Warren Lions Club, noon, The Reef, 5000 E. Market St., Warren.
Nicotine Anonymous, 5:30 p.m., St. Joseph Hospital Warren Room, Eastland Avenue, Warren.
Celebrate Recovery, 6:30 p.m., Fowler Community Church, 4651 state Route 305. 330-550-3393.
Smalltown Recovery Al-Anon Family Group, 6:30 to 8 p.m., Kinsman Presbyterian Church, 6383 Church St.
Kickin' It In Kinsman, 7 p.m., Kinsman Presbyterian Church, Church Street.
Ladies Auxiliary Unit 700, 6:15 p.m. Howland American Legion Post 700, 8273 High St. N.E.
Inspired Retired Quilting Guild, 1 to 3 p.m., Newton Falls Community Center, 330-872-3122.
Historic Perkins Homestead Neighborhood Association, 6:30 p.m., Red Cross building, Mahoning Avenue, Warren. 330-507-8831 or 330-392-0863.
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, 7 p.m., Warren SCOPE Center, 220 W. Market St., Warren. 330-652-5739.
Food Addicts Anonymous, 7 p.m., Grace Lutheran Church, 162 S. Raccoon Road, Austintown. 330-793-1599.
Al-Anon, 9:30 a.m. basement, First Presbyterian Church of Warren, 256 Mahoning Ave. N.W., 9 a.m. beginners meeting.
Howland High School Class of 1950, 1 p.m., J.D's Post House Restaurant, Mahoning Avenue, Champion. All classmates welcome.
TOPS 1429, weigh-in 9 a.m., meeting 9:30 a.m., First Presbyterian Church, Hubbard.
TOPS OHIO 1374, weigh-in 8:45 a.m., United Methodist Church, Ridge Road, 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.
SOAR Chapter 28-4, American Welding Retirees Local 1574, 10:30 a.m., Park Avenue, Warren.
Minute by Minute group of Narcotics Anonymous, 7 p.m., First Presbyterian Church of Warren.
Champion Rotary Club, noon, Wayside Inn.