ALL ABOARD FOR HOLIDAY TRAIN SHOW: The Riverside Railroad Club at the Warren SCOPE Center, 220 W. Market St., will hold a Christmas open house from 1 to 5 p.m. Saturday and Sunday. There will be indoor train layouts. Raffle tickets will be available at the door. Cost is $3 adults and free for children 12 and younger.
MADRIGALS TO PERFORM: The Warren G. Harding Madrigal Singers will present "A Formal Night of Christmas" at 6 p.m. Friday at the Hippodrome. There will be music and a dinner at $20 per person by calling Keith at 330-841-2316, Ext. 2185.
DECORATING JUDGING SET: The Trumbull Neighborhood Partnership will announce the winner of the Courthouse Square Storefront decoration contest at 6 p.m. Friday at the office at 170 N. Park Ave, Courthouse Square. There will be food and activities from 5 to 8 pm.
FOOD PROGRAM TO BE HELD: The Community Action Food Program will be held from 9 to 11 a.m. Friday at Trinity Baptist Church, 235 Highland Ave. S.W., Warren. For assistance, call the church at 330-399-6733.
PHOTO EVENT HELPS AWL: Pet portraits with Santa Claus will be held from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday at the Dog Depot, 8026 E. Market St., Warren. Proceeds from the event will benefit the Animal Welfare League of Trumbull County.
RIVALS RAISE FUNDS FOR THE PUBLIC: The Bristol BETA Club will hold the second annual "Rivals for a Cause" at 6 p.m. Friday at Bristol High School. The event includes a spaghetti dinner at $6 per person and a basketball game between Bristol and Southington teams. Tickets are at the door. Those attending are asked to bring a toy for the Warren Family Mission.
HELPING ANIMALS AT THE HOLIDAYS: Adopt an Angel is currently collecting items for local families and animal rescues in need. Anything from nonperishable food items, clothing, cleaning supplies, toiletries, animal related supplies, furniture will be collected. Monetary donations can be made to "Adopt an Angel" at any local Huntington Bank or made to Adopt an Angel, 11836 South Ave., North Lima 44452. For information, call Trumbull County Adopt an Angel Representative Lisa Zarconi 330-881-9096.
VOLUNTEERS NEEDED FOR TAXES: Volunteer training for those wanting to help prepare income tax for those in need and retirees will begin in January. For information, call 330-469-3047.
EVENT HELPS FOOD BANK: Guy's BBQ, 2545 Belmont Ave., Youngstown, will donate $1 for every burger sold through Dec. 31 to Second Harvest Food Bank. All funds raised and food collected will benefit Second Harvest Food Bank of the Mahoning Valley.
For information, call 330-719-9028.
Roundtable Carvers, woodcarving club, 9 to 11:30 a.m., Senior Center, Fifth Avenue, Youngstown, 330-318-3609.
Engage Prayer and Intercession Group, 6:30 p.m., 3217 Surrey Ave., Warren. 330-550-3393.
Kids Club Children Ministries, 6 p.m., First United Methodist Church, 309 N. Park Ave., Warren.
Niles Frontliners, 7 p.m., Cleary's, 1216 N. Main St., Niles, 330-509-9016.
Niles Rotary Club, noon, Ciminero's Banquet Centre, 123 N. Main St., Niles.
NAMI Mahoning Valley, 11 a.m. to 1 p.m., Girard Free Library, 330-584-9213.
Warren Kiwanis, noon, Buena Vista Cafe, Warren.
People Empowering Progress Productivity, 6 to 7:30 p.m., 2051 Niles Road S.E., Warren. Adults and juveniles welcome.
Messies Anonymous, 7 to 8:30 p.m., Pleasant Valley Church, 2055 Pleasant Valley Road, Liberty.
Business Connections, 7:30 a.m., Mocha House, 467 High St. N.E., Warren.
Thursday Clean People, 7 p.m., Niles Senior Center.
Warren Thursday Al-Anon Group, 7:30 p.m., SS. Cyril and Methodius Church, 185 Laird Ave. N.E., Warren.
TOPS Ohio 188, weigh-in at 5:15 p.m., meeting at 5:45 p.m., Tod Avenue United Methodist Church, 155 Tod Ave. N.W., Warren.
TOPS 1497, weigh-in 9:30 a.m., meeting at 10 a.m., Smith Corners United Methodist Church, 3000 S. Canfield Niles Road, Austintown. 330-759-4737.