Victorian event planned at McKinley Birthplace Memorial

TEA AT THE MUSEUM: McKinley Birthplace Memorial Museum will host a Victorian afternoon tea at 3 p.m. May 16. Cost is $45. Seating is limited to reservations, which are needed by Monday. Call 330-652-4273. Tea at the museum will be catered by Quintealia’s Tea Parlor.

GARDENERS HOLD PLANT SALE: The Trumbull County Masters Gardeners will return with their annual plant sale 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday at the Trumbull County Agricultural Center. Masks and a 6-foot physical distance between customers is required. Guests are asked to follow the arrows on the ground and not to enter the sale area until permitted by a volunteer. There will be a vintage garden tent at the event.

HISTORY OF NILES STRRET NAMES; The McKinley Memorial Library in Niles will host a virtual program, “In Memoriam: The History of Niles Street Names,” 6 p.m. May 18. Ralph Tolbert of the Niles Historical Society will discuss the history behind Niles street names. Many Niles residents gave their lives for their country during World War I and the city honored their sacrifices by naming streets after them. This is a virtual program, so internet access is needed and an email address to participate. Call 330-652-1704, Ext. 3, or email mckinley@mcklib.org to register.

UPTON ASSOCIATION PLANS EVENTS: The Upton Association will resume hours and programs at the Upton House, 380 Mahoning Ave., Warren. Upton Garden beautification days are set for Tuesday and May 22. The association also takes care of the Women’s Park off Mahoning Avenue. For information on work days and how to help visit www.uptonhouse.org

People can order a commemorative brick to honor a special woman in their life and help support the park. The house also is available for rentals.

During the pandemic, videographers recorded and produced two new films: “Harriet Taylor Upton’s Story” and “Harriet Taylor Upton’s House Tour” which are available for viewing by those who are not up for an in-person visit to the house.

SPRING CLEANUP: Weathersfield Township will host a spring cleanup starting the week of May 17. Residents should put their material out at the curb on the same night as their regular trash pickup. The scrap tire curbside collection also will be May 17 to 21 with a limit of four car tires off the rims per household. Large truck tires will not be accepted. Tires also can be dropped off between 8 a.m. and 3 p.m. at the township administration building, 1451 Prospect St., Mineral Ridge.

LOS LIBRSA LATINX: The McKinley Memorial Library will celebrate National Latinx Books Month at 2 p.m. Saturday. The event will explore the works of Latinx literature. Visit the library’s YouTube channel to learn about the ways that books go hand in hand with an awareness of cultural diversity, inclusion and the promotion of literacy through Latinxworks.


• 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.


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