HUBBARD RECOGNIZES FIRE SAFETY MONTH: Hubbard Volunteer Fire Department and Eagle Joint Fire District will hold an open house as part of Fire Safety Month from 5 to 8 p.m. Thursday at Fire Station 28. There will be a fire extinguisher demonstration. The Red Cross will be there to take information for home disaster kits. Children will take part in a coloring contest.
BLOCK WATCH MEETING?SET: Hubbard Block Watch will meet at 6:30 p.m. today at the Hubbard Public Library, 436 W. Liberty St.
HOMES FOR KIDS HOSTS SESSION: Homes For Kids Inc. will host an information session from 5 to 7 p.m. Wednesday in the community room at Panera Bread, 3641 Elm Road, Warren, for anyone ages 21 or older who is interested in being a treatment foster caregiver. There are approximately 11,851 children in Ohio in need of a family. Classes for becoming a foster caregiver are scheduled to begin 6 to 9 p.m. Oct. 17 at Homes For Kids Child and Family Solutions, 43 N. Main St., Niles. For more information, call Karen at 330-544-8005, Ext. 413.
CHURCH HOLDS FESTIVAL: Girard First United Methodist Church, 22 N. Market St., will hold an apple butter festival and craft show from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday. The event includes apple butter demonstration, face painting, crafts and balloon animals.
CONTEST PLANNED: The Community Family Outreach Complex, 2165 Highland Ave., Warren, will host the second annual king and queen pageant 4 p.m. Saturday at the complex. All children ages 12 and younger are welcome to participate at $10 per child.
SALE SET AT CHURCH: A Lil' Lambs Closet Sale will be held from 9 a.m. to 7 p.m. today and Wednesday and 9 a.m. to noon Thursday at Cortland United Methodist Church, 155 N. High St.
COALITION TO SEE FRACKING MOVIE: Hydraulic fracturing will be the topic at the Mercer County Christian Coalition meeting at 7 p.m. today at Hogan's Heroes Sub Shop, 489 South Hermitage Road, Hermitage, Pa. Mary Styn of Energy Citizens will present the movie "Truthland," which documents a Pennsylvania farm woman's conversations with environmentalists, college teachers, scientists, industry experts and others.
Sounds of Square County, Women's Barbershop Singers, 7 p.m., Trinity Lutheran Church, 56 Chestnut Ave., Niles. 330-544-0242 or 330-544-2252.
Warren Lion Club, noon, The Reef, 5000 E. Market St., Warren, the Market Place.
Nicotine Anonymous, 5:30 p.m., St. Joseph Hospital Warren Room, Eastland Avenue, Warren.
Celebrate Recovery, 12-step faith-based program, 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, a Narcotics Anonymous meeting, 7 p.m., Kinsman Presbyterian Church, Church Street. Open discussion.
Ladies Auxiliary Unit 700, 6:15 p.m., American Legion Riders 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.
The 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, singing group for men, 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.
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. at former unemployment office on Park Avenue, Warren.
Minute by Minute group of Narcotics Anonymous, 7 p.m. closed discussion, First Presbyterian Church of Warren.
Champion Rotary Club, noon, Wayside Inn.