DUCK DERBY TO BENEFIT ON DOMESTIC VIOLENCE: A duck derby to benefit Someplace Safe will be held at 2 p.m. Saturday at Lake Vista, 303 N. Mecca St. Cortland. ''Quack activities,'' which include children's games and food vendors, will begin at noon. There will be cash prizes, including $1,000 for first place. To purchase a duck, call 330-393-3003.
SAY FAREWELL TO THE POOL: The YWCA of Warren, 375 N. Park Ave., will hold a ''farewell'' to the pool party from 4 to 7 p.m. Thursday. There will be an auction of pool memorabilia at 6 p.m. including lifeguard chairs, pool steps, kickboards and lane ropes. There will be tours and an opportunity for people to have photos taken with the pool. For information call 330-373-1010.
CLOTHING EVENT SET: Cortland Trinity Church, 2576 McCleary Jacoby Road, will hold a free clothing giveaway from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. Saturday. Clothing donations will be accepted by calling Betty at 440-685-4564 or the church office at 330-637-1421.
WGH 1955 TO MEET: The Warren G. Harding High School January Class of 1955 will meet for lunch at noon today at the Elm Road Perkins Restaurant.
SEMINAR PLANNED: Trumbull Retired Teachers Association will sponsor its bi-annual pre-retirement seminar at St. Paul Lutheran Church, 2860 E. Market St., Warren, from 5 to 7:30 p.m. Oct. 17. Speakers at the seminar will be representatives from STRS, AMBA,ORTA and Attorney Jack Alpern. Topics will cover health care, Social Security, defined pension plans, legal matters and more. Call Diane Bauman 330-856-6034, Anna Mae Cuchna or Kathleen Ciminero 440-576-9023 for reservations that are due by Friday. The seminar is free for teachers only.
SALE PLANNED: First Community Church of Leavittsburg, 4640 W. Market St., will sponsor a garage sale from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Thursday and Friday and 9 a.m. to noon Saturday. There also will be a bake sale and a car wash, and food for lunch will be available. Proceeds will go toward the church building fund.
RIVERFEST SHOWCASES ART: Friends of the Mahoning River will sponsor the first Mahoning Riverfest starting at 9 a.m. Saturday at the B&O Station, 530 Mahoning Ave., Youngstown. The event is being held in conjunction with the Artists of the Rust Belt ''Artober'' show and sale. The Riverfest will be outside and the art show inside. The event includes birdwatching, displays, music, educational and historical presentations and demonstrations from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. There will be face painting, crafts and an art show from noon to 7 p.m.
Celebrate Recovery 101, 6 to 8 p.m. for help with depression, divorce, addictions and life issues. First United Methodist Church, Park Avenue, Warren, 330-392-6276 to 330-553-2644.
Cortland Community band, 7 to 9 pm, Lakeview Middle School, Wakefield Drive. Visit www.cortlandcommunityband. org or call 330-652-2424.
Families Anonymous Warren, newcomers 6:45 p.m., meeting 7 p.m., Neil Kennedy Recovery Clinic, 160 Clifton Drive, Warren. 330-307-8182.
Niles Al-Anon, New Hope United Methodist Church, 21 Fairview Ave., Niles.
Mosquito Creek Woodcarvers, 7 p.m., Lake Vista Club House, 303 N. Mecca St., Cortland. 330-718-2338.
TOPS Ohio 1262, McDonald, weigh in 8:45 a.m., meeting at 9:30 a.m., McDonald Community Center, Ohio Avenue.
Knight of Columbus Council 7491, 7 p.m., St. William Church rectory.
Here and Now, 6 p.m., Sahara Club II D, 2345 Youngstown Road, Warren.
God Walked In, 5 p.m., 5 Memorial Drive, Greenville, Pa.
Champion Kiwanis Club, 7 a.m., Wayside Restaurant, 825 State Road N.W.
Alzheimer Assistance and Referral Network Support Group, 10 a.m., Easter Seals, 155 S. Park Ave. 330-788-9755 or 866-822-2102.
Wednesday Morning Recovery, Narcotics Anonymous, 10 a.m. closed discussion, 684 N. Park Ave., Warren.
Warren Rotary Club, noon, Enzo's Restaurant, Elm Road N.E.
TOPS 1350, Cortland, weigh-in, 9:15 a.m., Bazetta Township Hall, 3372 state Route 5.
TOPS 1859, 5:30 p.m. for weigh-in and meeting 6 p.m., Champion Christian Church, 151 Center St.
Wednesday Night Serenity Hall AA meeting, 7:30 p.m., Badger Hall, First Presbyterian Church, Mahoning Avenue, Warren.
Niles Kiwanis, noon, Hometown Buffet.