Autism Society sponsoring giveaway

Autism Society sponsoring giveaway

The Autism Society of Mahoning Valley is sponsoring a ticket giveaway for a performance of “The Nutcracker,” which will take place at Pittsburgh’s Benedum Center at 2 p.m. Dec. 27.

The contest includes four tickets and $20 for parking. These performances are sensory-friendly in a supportive environment. The drawing will take place Dec. 6 through Facebook Live and the deadline to apply is Dec. 4 at noon.

Only one online submission per family permitted. Families participating should have one member with a diagnosis of autism and live in Mahoning, Trumbull or Columbiana counties. Open to children or adults.

For information or to register, contact Aundrea Cika Heschmeyer at 330-646-4082.

Library to offer career-skills classes


Free technology classes and one-on-one instruction are now available at Salem Public Library through a Guiding Ohio Online Grant provided, in part, by the Institute of Museum and Library Services and the State Library of Ohio.

On Dec. 5 at 6:30 p.m. the program “The Resume” will focus on how to create a well thought out resume. Technology instructor Stephanie Peterson will guide the class with strategies and tips to use in the development of a personal resume.

If possible, participants are asked to take a laptop, tablet and/or a jump drive.

The class will meet in the library’s Quaker Room, 821 E. State St. Seating is limited and registration is required online at or by calling the library at 330-332-0042 for assistance.

This class is open to the public and free of cost.

Program on birds planned at library


Salem Public Library, 821 E. State St., will host a talk at 6:30 p.m. Wednesday. Jeff Harvey of the Mahoning Valley Audubon Society and Wild Birds Unlimited will teach attendees how to properly feed and provide water for wild birds during winter.

Register online at, call the library at 330-332-0042, or call Amber at 330-332-5512 for registration assistance. The program is free, but requires registration.

Class offered on creating digital cards


Salem Public Library, 821 E. State St., will host a class on creating digital cards at 2 p.m. Thursday in the library’s Quaker Room.

The class will be taught by Kathy Bennett. If available, participants should take a laptop, tablet and/or a jump drive.

The class is free of cost, but seating is limited so registration is required.

Register at or call the library at 330-332-0042.

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