Mill Creek Farm sets Sunset event

SUNSET AT THE FARM: Mill Creek MetroParks will present Sunset at the Farm 4:30 to 7 p.m. Saturday at the park farm. The late-summer event will include folk music while roasting marshmallows over the campfire, animal barns, corn maze, cider and homemade apple butter demonstrations, a tractor-drawn wagon hay ride, pony rides, face painting and refreshments. The event is free. For information, call the Wick Recreation Area at 330-740-7114 or visit millcreekmetroparks.org.

NAMI WALK: National Alliance on Mental Illness Mahoning Valley is hosting the Steps Against Stigma Walk, 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday at Wick Park, Youngstown. The Steps Against Stigma Walk is one of the main fundraisers of NAMI Mahoning Valley. It is an opportunity for people throughout the Valley to come together to combat the stigma and negative images of mental illness as well as show their support for local individuals who deal with it. This year there are vendors, basket raffles, a 50/50 raffle, mascots and activities.

STORY TRAIL: Families with young readers are invited to attend the Story Trail planned for 1 to 4 p.m. Sept. 28 at the Nature Trail at Waterworth Memorial Park in Salem. Everyone attending this “Go Wild at the Park” event should follow the story trail and read the pages of a story about Pete the Cat. Keep your eyes open because you might see Pete the Cat in person. Snacks will be available.

This program is free and open to the public. Registration is not required.

For more information call the library at 330-332-0042 or Salem Parks and Recreation Department at 330-271-8913.

ITALIAN CLASSES: Italian language classes will be 6 to 8 p.m Thursdays starting Thursday at St. Rose Church in Girard. Classes will be in Rosetta Hall. Cost is $60 per person. Call Lio at 330-545-1525 for more information.

LEGION TO MEET: Hubbard American Legion Post 51 will meet 7 p.m. Thursday at the First Presbyterian Church, 22 Westview Ave., Hubbard. Guest speaker is Jim Candamon of Hermitage. Pa., a former member of the Honor Guard at the Tomb of Unknown Soldier who will speak on his experience.

HUNGER ACTION MONTH: This month, Second Harvest Food Bank of the Mahoning Valley joins Feeding America food banks across the country to take part in Hunger Action Month and inspire people to take action and raise awareness of the fact that 40 million Americans, including 12.5 million children and 5.5 million seniors, are food insecure.

Second Harvest Food Bank invites the community to take action to help feed friends and neighbors by hosting a food drive / fundraiser by calling 330-792-5522.

Second Harvest Food Bank of the Mahoning Valley,a member of Feeding America, provides food to those in need in the tri-county area through 160 programs provided by hunger-relief organizations, which include church pantries, homeless shelters, soup kitchens, shelters for battered women and after-school programs.


• Alzheimer’s Association Greater East Ohio Area Chapter Support Groups — 2 p.m., Antonine Sisters Adult Day Center, 2675 N. Lipkey Road. Contact the Alzheimer’s Association 24/7 Helpline at 800-272-3900.

•Alzheimer’s caregiver support groups — available free of charge, 2 p.m., at the Antonine Sisters Adult Day Center, 2675 North Lipkey Road, North Jackson. 1-800-272-3900.

• TOPS Ohio 327 (Take Off Pounds Sensibly) — 5:45 p.m. at Christ Church Presbyterian, 1933 Canfield Road, Youngstown. Weigh-in: 5 p.m. Call 330-509-3002.

• TOPS Ohio 698, Girard — weigh-in 5:30 to 6:30 p.m., meeting 6:30 p.m., First Christian Church, 140 E. Broadway Ave., Girard. 330-545-4770 or 330-534-2618.

• TOPS 327, Youngstown — weigh-in 5 p.m., meeting 5:45 p.m., Christ Church Presbyterian, 19833 Canfield Road, Youngstown.

• Youngstown Executive Toastmasters — 6:45 p.m., Shepherd of the Valley, 301 Western Reserve Road, Boardman. www.speakingclub.org.

•Youngstown Toastmasters Executive 408 — 6:40 p.m., Adamas Square, 8131 Market St., Boardman.

•Monday Night Miracles — 7 p.m., Fellowship Hall, 2555 Rush Blvd., Youngstown.

Anyone with items for Seeing Eye should call 330-841-1738; email society@tribtoday.com; mail or drop off information at the Tribune Chronicle.


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