WARREN SCHOOLS KICK OFF: Warren City Schools will kick off the 2019-20 academic year with a celebration for students and their families 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. Wednesday at Courthouse Square. The district’s seventh annual “Back to School Celebration” will include refreshments, games and raffles. Students and their families will have opportunities to interact with teachers, administrators, school resource officers and community leaders.
LIBRARY PROGRAM: The McKinley Memorial Library is sponsoring the following at the McKinley Birthplace Home: Knit One, Crochet Too! 2:30 to 4:30 p.m. Wednesday with those attending to bring their own project and join others who enjoy working with yarn. Morning Mystery Book Club, will be 10 to 11 a.m. Thursday. Select a book in the Bibliophile Mystery series by Kate Carlisle and give a short synopsis at our meeting.
BUBBLE EVENT: The OH WOW! The Roger & Gloria Jones Children’s Center for Science & Technology in downtown Youngstown will hold a Make Bubble Toolkit noon to 2 p.m. Saturday. Make your own tools for bubble play. Call 330-744-5914.
LIBRARY WELCOMES PLUTO: Talking With Terry Pluto will be featured 6:30 to 7:30 p.m. Wednesday in the McKinley Memorial Auditorium. Pluto, a sports columnist for the Plain Dealer, will speak about his career covering Cleveland sports teams. He will be available for a brief time after the program to sell and autograph books. Call the library at 330-652-1704, Ext. 3, to register.
• To reach the 24-hour information referral and crisis intervention service in Trumbull County, call Help Network at 330-393-1565 or 211. Call Help Network or Help Hotline at 330-747-2696 or 800-427-3606 for more information on service agencies and support groups.
• Families Anonymous Warren — 6 p.m., CRN Healthcare Inc., 4087 Youngstown Road SE, Warren. 330-307-8182.
• A New Day Nar-Anon Family Group — 7 p.m., Congregational Church, 612 W. Broad St., Newton Falls. Teri, 330-646-4480, or Patty, 330-307-3002.
• Better Your Future Through Hope — Mahoning Valley Hope Center, 3217 Surrey Road, Warren. 330-369-3010.
• First Things First — 6 p.m., literature discussion, Sahara Club II, 2345 Youngstown Road, Warren.
• Cortland Area Kiwanis — 5 p.m., Real Deal Coffee Cafe.
• Someplace Safe — 1540 Tod Ave., Warren, 330-393-3005.
• Howland Rotary Club — noon, Shepherd of the Valley, North River Road.
• Youngstown Executive Toastmasters — 6:45 p.m., Shepherd of the Valley, 301 Western Reserve Road, Boardman. www.speakingclub.org.
• Youngstown Toastmasters Executive 408 — 6:40 p.m., Adamas Square, 8131 Market St., Boardman.
• Celebrate Recovery — 6:30 p.m., Bloomfield Recovery Center, 10113 Creaser Ashtabula Road, Bloomfield, eight-step Christian program. 330-599-2402.
• Monday Night Serenity Hall AA — 7:30 p.m., Badger Hall, First Presbyterian Church, 256 Mahoning Ave. NW, Warren.
• TOPS Ohio 1353, Leavittsburg — weigh-in 6 p.m., meeting 6:30 p.m., First Community Church of Leavittsburg, 4640 W. Market St., Leavittsburg. 330-898-0357.
• TOPS Ohio 698, Girard — weigh-in 5:30 to 6:30 p.m., meeting 6:30 p.m., First Christian Church, 140 E. Broadway Ave., Girard. 330-545-4770 or 330-534-2618.
• Nothing to Fear — 10 a.m., First Presbyterian Church, 4 Summit St., Niles.
• Monday Night Miracles — 7 p.m., Fellowship Hall, 2555 Rush Blvd., Youngstown.
• Hubbard HOW — 7:30 p.m., Church of the Nazarene, 1815 Chestnut Ridge Road, Hubbard.
• Circle of Hope mental health support group — 6:30 p.m., Grace United Methodist Church, 1725 Drexel Ave. NW, Warren. For information, call 330-502-8103.
• Cortland Class of 1958 — noon, Lake Tavern. 330-637-8616.
• The Landing — 6 p.m. celebrate recovery program for teens, Mahoning Valley Hope Center, 3217 Surrey Road, Warren. 330-369-3010.
• AFCME — 1 p.m., Trinity Evangelical Lutheran Church, 2742 North Road, Warren.
• The Weigh Inn — weigh-in 5 to 6 p.m., meeting 6:15 p.m., Niles Senior Center, 14 E. State St. 330-652-9098.