AGRICULTURE COMMITTEE HOSTS EVENT: The Food and Agriculture Committee is inviting anyone with an interest in agriculture or rural Trumbull County to a talk with Trumbull County Fair Board members at 8 a.m. Friday at the Federated Church in Gustavas.
The informational meeting includes breakfast and a discussion on a new agricultural building at the fairgrounds. Input from the group will help decide if a new building should be built and where it might be located. Reservations are not necessary.
The next event is Nov. 2 with guest speaker Ty Kellogg, organization director for Ohio Farm Bureau, discussing local and national farm issues.
VIENNA HOLDS EVENTS: Vienna Historical Society will hold a cemetery walk from 2 to 5 p.m. Saturday and Sunday at the township cemetery. A chili cookoff will be held at 5:30 p.m. Monday at the fire station with the police vs. fire department. Judging starts at 3 p.m. Pies also will be sold with donations being sought for the event.
CHEMISTRY DAY AT CENTER: The Youngstown State University Chemistry Department is conducting chemistry seminars every Friday at the OH WOW! Roger and Gloria Jones Children's Center for Science and Technology. Each Friday morning, a professor from YSU or another university will give a presentation on his or her research. A question-and-answer session will follow. The program is for grades nine to 12 and is free.
SERIES CONTINUES AT VILLA MARIA: The coffee and contemplation series will be held from 9:30 to 11:30 a.m. Tuesday at the Villa Maria Spirituality and Education Center. Presenter for this month's discussion is Barbara O'Donnell.
Program participants are welcome to stay for lunch but advanced registration is required in either case. Cost to attend program is $7. Cost to attend program and lunch is $12. Call 724-964-8886.
NILES ALUMNI PLAN EVENT: The Niles McKinley Alumni Association is planing its annual recognition event with social at 5 p.m. and dinner 5:30 p.m. Oct. 21 at Ciminero's Banquet Centre, 123 Main St., Niles. Cost is $30 per person. Call Joyce Mahan at 330-652-0870 for reservations and tickets.
QUILTS TO BE SHOWN: A display of 20 antique quilts will be featured from 2 to 5 p.m. Sunday at the John Stark Edwards House / Museum, 404 Monroe Ave. N.W. The quilts are part of the many quilts owned and preserved by the Trumbull County Historical Society.
WORKSHOPS SET ON LAND REUSE: Lots of Green, a vacant land reuse program, seeks to repurpose all land in a target area, transforming the physical fabric of strategic neighborhoods. The lots are converted to community gardens, native planting sites, pocket parks, small community orchards and side yard expansions.
Six workshops will be held at 10 a.m. at 725 Mineral Springs Ave., across the street from the Youngstown Playhouse.This Saturday's program is ''Introduction to Community Gardening.'' The workshops will be free and held rain or shine. Each workshop will demonstrate how to make use of vacant land.
For information, call Nick at 330-480-0423.
LAND BANK HOSTS EVENT: Time Bank Mahoning Watershed will host an appreciation gathering from noon to 5 p.m. Saturday at the Chester Long Pavilion in Boardman Park, 375 Boardman Poland Road. Those attending can call Rachel at 330-518-0779.