PEARL HARBOR REMEMBRANCE: A 71st annual Pearl Harbor Remembrance will take place at 10:30 a.m. Sunday during the morning mass at St. Stanislaus Church, 430 Williamson Ave., Youngstown. Lt. Frederick Kahn of VFW Post 1423 is inviting the public. Veterans posts are to assemble at 10 a.m. in the church hall.
CONCERT TO HELP FOOD BANK: A holiday benefit concert for the Second Harvest Food Bank featuring the Stambaugh Chorus and Youngstown Area Community Concert Band will be held at 4 p.m. Sunday at Stambaugh Auditorium. Cash donations at the door.
CHRISTMAS PROJECT OPEN TO SENIORS: Niles SCOPE will be the site of a craft project open to all seniors. The class will be held at 10 a.m. today at the center, 14 E. State St., Niles. The project will be making a Christmas wreath, taught by instructor, Mary Warren. All supplies will be included. The cost is $5. Register by calling 330-544-3676.
TOY GIVEAWAY PLANNED: A free Christmas toy giveaway for those in need ages infant to 17 with signup at 1:15 p.m. Tuesday at Nevels Temple Church, 939 Elm St. The items will be for the first 30 families. Those needing items must have valid picture identification, proof of guardianship, proof of income and other criteria.
HELPING THE FOOD BANK: Great Clips is inviting the public to stop by their Howland Plaza location to donate a non-perishable food item to benefit the Second Harvest Food Bank, and to receive $2 off a haircut. For information, call 330-856-5556.
A CHRISTMAS IN CORTLAND: The Cortland Library Branch, 578 Lakeview Drive, will hold a special Christmas storytime at 6 p.m. Monday. Children will listen to a holiday story, make an ornament for a tree, and enjoy a holiday snack. Registration is required by calling 330-299-8120.
CHRISTMAS EVENT ON THE PATIO: The Warren-Trumbull County Public Library, 444 Mahoning Ave. N.W., Warren, will hold a Christmas on the Patio at 2 p.m. Saturday. There will be hot chocolate, and music will set the mood for decorating trees and the patio with lights, ribbons, and pine cones. Those attending are asked to dress warmly. Registration is required by calling 330-399-8807, Ext. 401.
LIBRARY HOLDS CONCERT: The McKinley Memorial Library in Niles will hold a holiday concert with the Dana Tuba Quartet at 2 p.m. Saturday. The quartet will play different Christmas carols followed at 3 p.m. by the Dana Trombone Quartet.
HISTORIC HOME OPEN FOR HOLIDAYS: The Hubbard Historical Society's McBride House, 27 Hager St, will be open from 5 to 8 p.m. today, Saturday and Sunday during Santa's visit to Tylee Park. Society member Lucille Wilson will be on hand at the McBride House to show and talk about her collection of Nutcrackers.
PINECONE WORKSHOPS FOR HOLIDAYS: The Friends of the Greenhouse Consortium will host a children's pinecone birdfeeder workshop at 11 a.m. and 2 p.m. Saturday and Dec. 15 at the Packard Park greenhouse. Call 330-372-3889 or 330-233-5839 to signup.
CHILDREN CAN ENJOY LEGOS: "LegoMania" will be held from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. Saturday at the Howland Library Branch, 9095 E. Market St., for children ages 5 to 12. All creations will stay in the library and be displayed for all to see.
OFFICE TO CLOSE EARLY: The Ohio Social Security offices will be open to the public from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Monday to Friday, a reduction of 30 minutes each weekday. In addition, beginning Jan. 2, offices will close to the public at noon every Wednesday. While agency employees will continue to work their regular hours, this shorter public window will allow them to complete face-to-face interviews and process claims work without incurring the cost of overtime.
For information, visit www.socialsecurity.gov or 800-772-1213. People who are deaf or hard of hearing may call the TTY number, 800-325-0778.