Book signing set at Jimmy’s eatery


Authors Louise Mason and Janine Motley will sign copies of their book, “Life Lessons for Little Learners,” from 11 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. Saturday at Jimmy’s Italian Food, 3230 Belmont Ave.

The book is designed to help adults teach important social skills and behaviors needed to enhance learning, which affords students a greater opportunity for individual academic success.

For more information, call 888-361-9473 or email Michelle Whitman at

Writers group plans meeting at Peaberry’s


Monday Night Writers group has scheduled a meeting from 6 to 8 p.m. Dec. 16 at Peaberry’s Caf , 4350 Boardman-Canfield Road.

Area writers, both published and unpublished, are invited to attend the meeting, which author and professional writer Nancy Christie will lead. The sessions include a mix of writing exercises, information on the creative and business aspects of writing, and group feedback on works in progress.

The fee is $10 per class, and registration is preferred. For more information, contact Nancy Christie at 330-793-3675 or at

Meet the Authors is scheduled at BHCC


The Brier Hill Cultural Center will host a Meet the Authors event at 10 a.m. Saturday at its main hall, 149 Jefferson St. The event, part of the BHCC’s monthly Breakfast Series, will feature a prominent area storyteller and five authors of books tied to local history: Regina M. Rees, a professor at Youngstown State University who serves as an official Eclectic Reader’s storyteller for the William Holmes McGuffey Historical Society; Carmen Leone, Richard S. Scarsella, Thomas Welsh, and Martin and Sally Pallante.

An admission charge of $5 includes refreshments, and secured parking is available at the BHCC.

For information, call Sandra Cika, BHCC president and executive director, at 202-297-0362.

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