The American Lung Association will offer hypnosis programs aimed at quitting smoking and losing weight on Sunday. Conducted by Don Mannarino, clinical hypnotist, the sessions in the area are: Jewish Community Center, Gypsy Lane, Youngstown, 12:30 p.m., stop smoking, and 1:30 p.m., lose weight; Eastwood Mall community room, Niles, 3:30 p.m., stop smoking, and 4:30 p.m., lose weight. The cost for each session is $50. Preregistration is required. Call (216) 524-5864.
Help with tax returns
YOUNGSTOWN -- Get free help with 2002 income tax returns at the Volunteer Income Tax Assistance program, through the accounting department at Youngstown State University. Volunteers will be in Room 115 of Williamson Hall on Lincoln Avenue from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. Saturday and Feb. 15, Feb. 22, March 8 and April 5; and from 4 p.m. to 7 p.m. March 21 and April 4. Bring this year's tax package, wage and earnings statements, interest statements, and a copy of last year's return. Walk-ins are welcome, or set up an appointment by calling (330) 941-3084.