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Stage play set for weekend

LIBERTY LAUNCHES PROGRAM: After nearly a 10-year absence, Liberty High School is bringing back its theater program. Members take to the stage Friday, Saturday and Sunday to perform “Little Shop of Horrors.”

The theater program officially was relaunched last school year but was forced to call it quits early due to the state’s stay-at-home order. Graduates who missed out on the opportunity to perform last year will take part in this year’s performance alongside the 21 cast members, four lighting and sound technicians, nine stagehands and five members of the jazz band.

The performances will take place 7 p.m. Friday and Saturday and 2 p.m. Sunday. Due to social-distancing guidelines, a very limited number of tickets is available. Tickets can be purchased at: libertytheaterclub.ludus.com/index.

STUFF THE BUS: Donations are being accepted at Corner House Christian Church, 6954 Chestnut Ridge Road, Hubbard, where local teens will host a Stuff the Bus event for The Youngstown Blue Coats. The theme of the project is “In America, Nobody Should Freeze To Death.”

Items needed are sleeping bags, coats, hoodies, dry boots, winter gloves, winter hats, hand / foot warmers, blankets, tents, tarps, gym / duffel bags and new socks.

To make a monetary donation, call 330-531-1762 or visit Ytownbluecoats.org.

SESSION OFFERED FOR CAREGIVERS: The Alzheimer’s Association Greater East Ohio Area Chapter is offering a “Caring for the Caregiver” session about the impact of caregiver stress, the importance of self-care and ways caregivers can care for themselves.

The free webinar, which is open to the public, is from 6 to 7 p.m. today. To register, call 800-272-3900.

The Association regularly offers free educational webinars about Alzheimer’s, which is a fatal progressive brain disease that cannot be prevented, cured or slowed. To find classes that fit your schedule, go to alz.org/crf. For around-the-clock caregiving help, call the Association’s 24/7 Helpline at 800-272-3900. For more information on the Association’s support groups, go to www.alz.org/eastohio/helping–you/caregiver–support–groups.

RAFFLE SET: The Healthy Hearts and Paws Project’s 300 Reverse Raffle will be 5 to 10 p.m. Saturday at Tiffany’s Banquet Center in Brookfield. Tickets are $100 each for the event, but all of the money raised will go to help the organization, which helps dogs.

Tickets can be purchased online at Healthy Hearts and Paws Project. People don’t have to be present at the event to win.

TODAY

• 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 Hotline at 330-747-2696 or 800-427-3606 for more information on service agencies and support groups.

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