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MEET AND GREET: Trumbull County Children Services continues to seek out community members who have interest in the temporary caring for children in the county who have experienced or witnessed abuse or neglect. Trumbull County residents interested in becoming a foster caregiver can attend a meet-and-greet 5:30 p.m. Wednesday at the agency, 2282 Reeves Road NE. There are 7,400 foster homes in Ohio. There are not enough foster caregivers to sustain the influx of children brought into custody. A short presentation will be given at the meet-and-greet on foster care and adoption. CSB staff members and current foster caregivers will be available to answer questions. For information and to RSVP, call Stacy Ferencik at 330-372-2010, Ext. 1405.

TALENT SHOW: Niles McKinley High School Drama Club will hold a talent show 7 p.m. Saturday in the high school auditorium. Doors open at 6:30 p.m. Admission is $5.

NAACP TO MEET: Trumbull NAACP will meet 1 p.m. Saturday at the Warren Library, 444 Mahoning Ave. NW, Warren. Guest speaker will be Drug Task Officer Vince Peterson.

GALLERY SHOWCASES ARTIST: The Thomases Gallery at the Jewish Community Center, 505 Gypsy Lane, is displaying the artwork of Jaclyn Silverman, a photographer and college professor living in Chicago. She has held several exhibits at the Jewish Center Art Gallery and is collaborating with a colleague for another show.

The exhibit is a photographic conversation between Silverman and R. Clarke-Davis concerning their relationship to sense of place, belonging and community.

READ TO DOGS: The Howland Branch Library will hold Pups and Pages 6 to 7:30 p.m. Monday.

Children can improve their reading skills as they read to an uncritical dog. Children in grades K-6 may sign up for 15-minute sessions to read aloud to a registered therapy dog at the library.

Dogs are provided by Pawz for People, a community partner of Pet Partners. Registration is required.

COFFEE AND CONVERSATION: Youngstown Councilwoman Anita Davis will hold a Coffee and Conversation 10 a.m. to noon Saturday at the Flambeau Dinner Club, 2306 Market St., Youngstown. Community police officer Shawna-Cle Ott will be the guest. Topics include how to start a block watch or homeowner’s association and current crime activity.


• NAR-ANON — 7 p.m., Howland Community Church, 198 Niles Cortland Road SE, Warren, 12-step program for relatives and friends adversely affected by a loved one’s addiction to drugs. Bill, 330-856-3822.

• We Do Recover — 3 p.m., United Methodist Community Center, 760 Main Ave., Warren.

• Life Support- 7 p.m., Maranatha Church, 2570 Elm Road Ext., Cortland, Christian support group for recovering addicts, alcoholics and their families.

• Glimmer of Hope — 8:30 p.m., Fellowship Hall, 2555 Rush Blvd., Youngstown.

• A Better Place to Be — 10 p.m., Glenbeigh, 29 North Road, Niles.

• Gamblers Anonymous — closed meeting, 7:30 p.m., Westminster Church, 119 Stadium Drive, Boardman. 330-505-5060.

• Grief Share — recovery support group, 6:30 p.m., Seeking God’s Glory Church, 3217 Surrey Road, Warren.

• Bible study for recovering people — 7:30 p.m., Niles Nazarene Church, Niles Vienna Road.

• Lordstown Lions bingo — 7 p.m., Lordstown administration building, 1455 Salt Springs Road. Doors open 5:30 p.m.

• Total Deliverance — 6 p.m., 2970 Parkman Road, Warren, 12-step meeting. 330-942-3597 or 330-369-2504.

• The Survivors Group — 7 p.m., Neil Kennedy Outpatient Facility, 160 Clifton Drive, Howland, open discussion.