CENTER TO HOST CONSERVATION SPEAKER: The Johnston Senior Center will host a speaker from the Trumbull Soil and Water Conservation District at 1 p.m. Friday at the Center, 5922 Warren Road, Cortland. The presentation will be on storm water pollution prevention.
Topics will include good housekeeping, wetlands, environmental permitting, soils, erosion and sediment control, pollutants, and water management and inspections. Refreshments will be available.
For more information, call 330-924-0412.
HOSPICE TO HOST WINE TASTE BENEFIT: All Caring Hospice serving Ashtabula, Columbiana, Mahoning and Trumbull counties is hosting All Caring Hospice Caring about The Austintown Senior Center Wine Taste Benefit on Friday at the Senior Center, 100 Westchester Drive, Austintown, with doors opening at 6 p.m.
This event will include a 30-minute presentation by Dan of Mastropietro Winery, followed by an hour of wine tasting, accompanied by music and finger foods. Mastropietro will judge those wines currently being produced by members of the Senior Center, with a prize presented to that wine judged as Best in Show.
People must be 65 or older to attend. All proceeds benefit the Senior Center Activity Department.
For more information, call Shannon at 330-502-1830.
LANE TO SPONSOR FOOD DRIVE: Lane Family Funeral Homes in Trumbull and Mahoning Counties are sponsoring a food drive beginning Friday until June 20 to benefit Second Harvest Food Bank.
Nonperishable food items may be dropped at the Mineral Ridge Chapel, Austintown Chapel, Boardman Chapel, Canfield Chapel, Shafer-Winans Chapel, Roberts-Clark Chapel, Madasz Chapel, or Niles Chapel between 8 a.m. and 4 p.m. Monday through Friday.
The associates from the funeral homes will volunteer at Second Harvest on June 25 to assist in packing the food for distribution.
CARD PARTY: St. Elizabeth Ann Seton Altar and Rosary will hold its 58th annual card party at 2:30 p.m. April 27 in the SS. Cyril and Methodius social hall, 185 Laird N.E., Warren. There will be raffles, cards, bingo, door prizes and a salad bar and a dessert.
For more information, call Dee Hernon at 330 392-0018.
MEATOUT COMING: "The Great American Meatout" is coming to the Evergreen Seventh-day Adventist Church Social Hall, 7668 Glenwood Ave. Boardman, on April 27. Guest speaker will be Dr. James Krystosik, who will speak on the topic "Your Genes are not Your Destiny".
Registration is available in advance by April 22 or at the door. For further information and to RSVP, call 330-502-9355
Advanced payments may be made by check or money order payable to the Boardman SDA Church, and sent to The Great American Meatout, 2600 Tibbetts Wick Road, Hubbard, OH 44425.
SECREST NEIGHBORHOOD SIGN-UP: New Secrest Neighborhood Garden sign-up and meeting will be 6:30 p.m. April 28 at the First Church of God, 1951 Parkman Road, Warren.
The purpose of the community garden is to create a beautiful, interactive space that will bring back a sense of community to our neighborhood.
For information, contact Shirley Brady 330-898-3046 or The Cause Organization at email@example.com
GROW ACCEPTING GARDEN APPLICATIONS: Applications are being accepted for garden plots at GROW Community Gardens. Download an application online or contact Sheila Calko, GROW Program Manager, at 330-881-7698 or firstname.lastname@example.org.