MUSEUM SHOWCASES ITEMS FOR HOLIDAYS: The Ward-Thomas Museum, 503 Brown St., Niles, will hold a holiday open house from 2 to 5 p.m. Sunday with rooms of the home decorated for the holiday season. The "First Ladies" gowns are on display throughout the museum as are the "Department 56" display and vintage tin toys. An 1885 Ahlstrom grand square piano was donated to the museum by Mr. and Mrs. Curtis Behner. Refreshments will be served in the Westenfield Room. A donation of $5 with children under 12 free with adults. Call 330-544-2143.