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Employees invited to pedal to their jobs

The Seeing Eye

BIKE TO WORK: The eighth annual Bike to Work event will be 6 to 9 a.m. Friday at the log cabin at Courthouse Square in Warren. Residents and employees of Trumbull County are invited to bike to work or elsewhere, stopping for a free breakfast at the cabin. Free T-shirts will be available to the first 80 cyclists with the opportunity to win other prizes and giveaway items. The event is to promote being physically active and using a bike as another mode of transportation and how to safely ride your bike on the streets. Partners and organizations involved include Trumbull County Combined Health District, Trumbull Neighborhood Partnership, Trumbull County MetroParks, and the City of Warren. May has been designated as National Bike Month.

VOLUNTEERS NEEDED: Volunteers are needed to place flags on the graves of veterans for Memorial Day. Volunteers can meet 9 a.m. Friday at Pineview Cemetery and 9 a.m. Saturday at Oakwood Cemetery.

SOCIETY HOLDS OPEN HOUSE: The Girard Historical Society will hold an old-fashioned ice cream social and tours of the Barnhisel House, 1011 N. State St., from 1 to 3 p.m. Sunday. The event will include a cake walk, games for children, music and refreshments. All ages are welcome. The event is free to the public. The house is open the second and fourth Sundays of each month. For information, call Roberta at 330-883-3847.

RUMMAGE SALE: Clear Skies Clubhouse, 337 Vienna Ave., Niles, will hold a rummage sale 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. Friday and Saturday and 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Sunday to benefit Destination Starfish, which was founded to enrich the lives of people with developmental disabilities access to opportunities. There will be music and raffles. Donations of items will accepted until Thursday.

FISHING CLINIC: Hubbard Conservation Club, 1760 Wick Campbell Road, will hold a fishing clinic 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday and Sunday.

COLLECTION SITE: The Geauga-Trumbull Solid Waste Management District will offer household hazardous waste, electronic and appliance recycling collection 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Wednesdays to October. The collection is for residents of Geauga and Trumbull counties. No latex paint, no commercial waste, no tires and limit of two televisions. For information, call 330-675-2673.

HERITAGE CLASS: An African American heritage class will be offered 6:30 p.m. Thursday at the Liberty Library Branch. Participants will learn to trace family history using traditional and digitized resources, including the Freedmen’s Bureau, the African American Heritage database, and the Unknown No Longer website. Those taking the class should be familiar with navigating a computer using a mouse. Registration is required for all classes. Call the Local History and Genealogy Center at the main library at 330- 399-8807, Ext. 202 to sign up.

HEALTHY EATING: Healthy Eating for You, a free program sponsored by Mercy Health Foundation Mahoning Valley and led by a registered dietitian, will take place from 2 to 4 p.m. Thursday at Howland Medical Center, 1932 Niles Cortland Road NE, Warren. The program will address portion size, reading and understanding nutrition labels, and learning to eat mindfully.

To register, call 330-480-3070. For information on how to support this program or other causes that seek to improve the health of Mahoning Valley residents, call Mercy Health Foundation Mahoning Valley at 330-729-1180.

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