Warren Mission gives backpacks, supplies

BACKPACKS GIVEAWAY: A backpack and school supply distribution day will be 1 to 3 p.m. Friday at the Warren Family Mission, 155 Tod Ave., NW, Warren, for children in grades kindergarten to 12. A child needs to present or parents need to bring a birth certificate or medical card to receive a backpack and school supplies. Parents will need to have photo identification. There will be free ice cream and pizza.

ARTS AND CRAFTS: The Niles Arts and Crafts Festival will be 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. Saturday at Stevens Park in Niles. There will be 45 vendors at the event with a variety of handmade products and food. Music will be provided by Diane Drapcho. There will be free face painting for the children.

CLEANUP DAY: A clean up day will be at the outflow area at Mosquito Lake State Park in Bazetta 11 a.m. Saturday as part of National Water Quality Month. The trailwater access area will be cleaned. Those taking part are asked to bring gloves and boots. Garbage bags and trash grabbers will be provided.


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