Group focuses on family history
SOCIETY TO MEET: The monthly meeting of the Trumbull County Genealogical Society will be 10:15 a.m. Tuesday in the Thomas Meeting Room at the Warren-Trumbull County Public Library, Warren. All meetings are free and open to the public. For information, go to www.face book.com/trumbull county ohiogenealogy or www.trum bullgenealogy.com.
COLLECTING CLOTHES: Champion Pride Council’s winter clothing drive and Clothing Closet is being held through Thursday. Donations of new winter coats, hats, gloves and winter clothing will be collected at Champion Fire Department, Champion schools and Champion area churches. The Clothing Closet distribution of free winter clothing for township families will be 11 a.m. to noon Saturday at Champion PK-8 School for Make A Difference Day.
CHILI COOKOFF: The Newton Falls annual chili cookoff will be 11 a.m. Saturday in downtown Newton Falls. There will be chili and other food vendors. Chili is $5 per cup.
LIBRARY DISPLAY: Bristol Public Library has a display of items on the Brownwood Farmhouse in North Bloomfield. The historic home was built in 1819 and is included in the National Register of Historic Places. The display tells the history of the house, which was on the Underground Railroad.
WASTE COLLECTION: The Geagua-Trumbull Solid Waste Management District will hold a household hazardous waste, electronics, and appliance recycling drop off through Oct. 31 at the district, 5138 Enterprise Blvd., Warren. Collection hours are 9 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Monday, Tuesday, Thursday and Friday and 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Wednesday. Drop off is for residents of Trumbull and Geauga counties only. No latex paint, commercial waste or tires. Limit of two televisions. Call 330-675-2673 or visit GottaGoGreen.org,
COOKOFF EVENT: The Girard Multi-Generational Center, Trumbull Avenue, will hold the sixth annual apple cookoff 9:15 a.m. Tuesday. Participants may make their favorite apple dish to enter into the tasting contest. Sign up by calling 330-545-6596.
YOUTH EVENT: A Youth Pheasant Hunt will be 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. Saturday at the Trumbull County Rod and Gun Club, 6565 Phillips Rice Road, Cortland. The event is for ages 17 and younger. An Ohio hunter license is required. Shotgun, ammunition and lunch provided. For information, call Jeff at 330-442-1314 or Ron at 330-398-7766.
• 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.
• Someplace Safe Inc., domestic violence agency, offers support groups for women, children and individual support services. 330-393-3005.
• Sunday Night Our Gratitude Speaks Narcotics Anonymous — 7 p.m. Serenity Place, 29 E. Broad St., Newton Falls.
• AMVETS 106 — 2 p.m., post house, 1243 N. Main St., Niles.
• Sunday breakfast — 8:30 to 9 a.m., Warren Family Mission, 155 Tod Ave. NW, Warren, served by Tod United Methodist Church. The mission serves meals daily at noon and 4 p.m.
• Write to Recover — 10 a.m., Meridian Place, 1184 N. Meridian Road, Youngstown.
• Master Discipleship Group — 6 p.m., Mahoning Valley Hope Center, Warren.
• Gamblers Anonymous 12-Step fellowship — 7:30 p.m. Christ Church Presbyterian Church, 3425 Hopkins Road, Cornersburg. 330-505-5060.