LORDSTOWN HOSTS NIGHT OF MAGIC: The Lordstown Parents Interested in Education group will host the magic and illusions of John Steven Bloom and Company at 6:30 p.m. Friday at Lordstown High School auditorium. There will also be a vendors' fair and dinner at 4:30 p.m. before the two-hour show.
Special guests for this performance include magical manipulation artist Carlin The Continental Conjuror and the comedy magic of Bill Bishop.
Show tickets are $10 in advance or $12 at the door. All tickets can be purchased online at LordstownMagicShow.EventBrite.com. For additional information, call 330 759-8592.
SPEAKER AT CENTER: Creative Learning Workshop, Elm Road, Warren, will hold a teen social group "Thinkable Doable" from 3 to 4:15 p.m. Wednesday. There will be a brief presentation by Dr. James Collins, national speaker and author, on positive attitudes, self-motivation, and using the Law of Attraction to inspire parents and children to fulfill their hopes and dreams.
Collins said he will guide the audience through methods of self-improvement and teach simple ways of attracting positive life outcomes and enhancing quality of life. There will also be games, karaoke, and other activities.
FUNDRAISER PLANNED: Homes For Kids / Child and Family Solutions will host its third annual "Cheers to the Children" Wine and Beer Tasting at 6 p.m. April 12 at the Magnuson Grand Hotel Grand Pavilion, formerly Avalon Inn. The evening will include wine and beer making displays, People's Choice Award, a silent auction, and a 50/50 raffle.
Tickets are $35 per person or $60 per couple and are available by calling Danette Palmer at 330-544-8005, Ext. 534, or may be purchased at Luva Bella Winery in Lowellville. Reservations are recommended as seating is limited.
ENERGY ASSISTANCE OFFERED: Residents of Mahoning County are encouraged to take advantage of the Winter Crisis Energy Assistance Program offered by the Mahoning Youngstown Community Action Partnership. The program runs through March 31 and the home energy assistance program through May 31 by calling 866-223-1125. Photo identification is needed.
ORGANIZATION SEEKS DONATIONS: Project Be Somebody Inc. will partner with the Alan Shawn Feinstein's (The Feinstein Foundation) 16th annual $1 million dollar give away to fight hunger. The Feinstein Foundation challenge is for organizations to get donations or pledges through April 30.
Donations can include cash, checks and food items (valued at $1 per item or pound) or pledges. Monetary donations can be made out to Project Be Somebody Inc. and mailed to 6403 Kale Adams Road, Leavittsburg, OH 44430 in care of the Feinstein Foundation or donate online www.projectbesomebodyinc.com.
For all food donations please call Lisa at 330-898-6681 or Jim at 330-883-5795 to get times of drop off at 8414 W. Market St., Leavittsburg.
Someplace Safe Inc., domestic violence agency, offers support groups for women, children and individual support services. 330-393-3003.
Sunday Night Our Gratitude Speaks, Narcotics Anonymous open speaker meeting. Sundays, 7 p.m. Serenity Place, 29 E. Broad St., Newton Falls.
Write to Recover, 10 a.m., Meridian Place, 1184 N. Meridian Road, Youngstown.
Sunday Solutions, 2 p.m., Sahara Club II, 2345 Youngstown Road, Warren
Keeping it Simple, 7 p.m., Sahara Club, 2345 Youngstown Road, Warren.
Regardless Of, 7 p.m., Christ Episcopal Church, 2627 Atlantic Ave., Warren.