HELP PETS AT WINTER: The Animal Welfare League of Trumbull County, 545 Brunstetter Road, Lordstown, is in need of medium and large dog houses, wood or igloo. Pickup for those who cannot drop off items is available by calling 330-399-2086.
LIBRARIES TO CLOSE FOR THANKSGIVING: The Warren-Trumbull County Public Library locations that are typically open on Wednesdays will close at 6 p.m. on Wednesday, and all locations will be closed all day on Thursday for the Thanksgiving Day holiday. This includes the main library in Warren, branch libraries in Brookfield, Cortland, Howland, Liberty, Lordstown, the Bookmobile, and Homebound Library Service.
FREE CLOTHES TO BE DISTRIBUTED: The Cortland Trinity Church Clothes Closet, 2576 McCleary Jacoby Road, Bazetta, will have free clothes from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. Saturday. For information, call 330-637-1421.
TOWNSHIP CONTINUES LEAF PICKUP: Howland is holding its leaf pickup through Dec. 14 All leaves must be placed in paper biodegradeable bags. There will be one sweep of the township per week. The garbage hauler will pick up five bags of yard waste (leaves and grass) weekly. Bags are labeled biodegradabale or compostable. Any size is acceptable. For information, call 330-856-2340.
GIVING TREES SET UP: Starbucks at 851 N. Canfield-Niles Road, Austintown, will conduct "Giving Tree" campaigns to benefit the patients at Akron Children's Hospital Mahoning Valley through Dec. 21. Patrons can select a gift tag from the specially-decorated trees in each store. Customers can deliver their unwrapped toy donations to Starbucks on their next visit. Monetary donations to benefit the Akron Children's Hospital Mahoning Valley Toy Fund will also be accepted. For more information, call 330-726-0300. For a list of the most-needed toy items, visit www.akronchil-drens.org/giving.
GIVEAWAY PLANNED: Food giveaway for the Prince Hall Affiliate Order of Eastern Star. Mizpah Chapter No. 66 in Warren will be giving away four food baskets to families in need. Names were chosen from the Department of Human Services and the local Community Action Agency Head Start Program.
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.
Sounds of Square County, Women's Barbershop Singers, 7 p.m., Trinity Lutheran Church, 56 Chestnut Ave., Niles. For bookings or information, call Terry at 330-544-0242 or Doris at 330-544-2252.
Warren Lion Club, noon at The Reef, 5000 E. Market St., Warren, in 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., every Tuesday in the parlor at the Kinsman Presbyterian Church, 6383 Church St.
Kickin' It In Kinsman, a Narcotics Anonymous meeting, 7 p.m., Kinsman Presbyterian Church, Church Street. Open discussion.
American Legion Riders 700 (motorcycle club), 6:15 p.m., at Howland American Legion Post 700, 8273 High St. N.E.
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.
Parents of Murdered Children, Trumbull County Chapter, meets 6 p.m. at the American Red Cross Chapter House, 661 Mahoning Ave. N.W., Warren.
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. Call 330-793-1599.
Al-Anon, 9:30 a.m. basement, First Presbyterian Church of Warren, 256 Mahoning Ave. N.W., 9 a.m. beginner's meeting.
Alzheimer Assistance and Referral Network Support Group, 6 p.m., Girard Public Library, 105 E. Prospect St.
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.
Minute by Minute group of Narcotics Anonymous, 7 p.m. closed discussion, First Presbyterian Church of Warren.
Champion Rotary Club, noon, Wayside Inn.