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DRIVE-THRU: The 75th annual Green Township Fireman’s Festival has been adapted for the 2020 COVID-19 pandemic. A Festival Food Drive-Thru will be held 4 to 8 p.m. Saturday at the Green Township Fire Station, 12210 Lisbon Road, Salem.

The food menu will include festival food items. All of the Ohio Department of Health food preparation requirements will be followed, and guests will be asked to stay in their cars and orders will be taken to them.

SPEAKER AT COALITION MEETING: Mahoning County Suicide Prevention Coalition will welcome Dr. Doug Smith, medical director at the County of Summit ADM Board, as guest speaker at the 9 a.m. meeting Friday. Smith’s topic is “Zerosuicide.”

Join the Zoom Meeting at https://us02web.zoom.us/j/81967924107?pwd=WFhD NVR0VHBPM1FHVmZjVDdjL 21sdz09. Use meeting ID 819 6792 4107 and passcode 760886.

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DRIVE-THRU: Mount Vernon Baptist Church, 2944 Wardle Ave., Youngstown, will host a drive-thru food giveaway 10 a.m. to noon Saturday or until supplies last. Those needing food are asked to bring bags or boxes and identification.

SUMMER FOOD PROGRAM: The Austintown Local School District will offer a summer food service program for children. Free meals will be made available to children ages 1 to 18 at Austintown Elementary School, 245 Idaho Road. Parents are able to pick up meals for their students. No adult meals are available at the site. Meals will be served 11 a.m. to noon Monday to Thursday through Aug. 21. For questions, call 330-797-3901, Ext. 5040.

FOOD PANTRY: Immaculate Heart of Mary Church in Austintown will host a food pantry 2 to 5 p.m. Friday. Distribution will be at the parish center for anyone who needs assistance. During the current pandemic the assistance can only be done monthly. The church is asking for donations of food for the donation boxes.

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SECOND HARVEST: The Second Harvest Traveling Food Pantry will be giving out food at 11 a.m. Wednesday at Struthers High School. Those needing food are asked to stay in their vehicles.

SCHOOL SUPPLY EFFORT: The Emmanuel Care Center in Girard will be distributing school supplies to children entering grades K-12 whose families are registered at the center.

Any family registered at the center in need of school supplies can call the center at 330-545-4301 through Aug. 7. There is no designated day for the pickup. Families will be notified by phone when the school supplies are ready and can be picked up safely. Donations of items will be accepted at the center through Aug. 7. Monetary donations can be made to Emmanuel Care Center, 2 N. State St., Girard, OH 44420.

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SCULPTING: The Jewish Community Center of Youngstown will hold a sand-sculpting competition 1 p.m. Sunday at its Logan Campus, 3245 Logan Way.

Individuals or teams of up to five will compete in three age categories: children (10 and under), youth (11-17) and adults.

Prizes will be awarded to the first place in each category. Registration fee includes a 100-square-foot zone of sand and water for sculpting.

Competitors must provide their own tools.

The cost is $25 per member team and $34 per nonmember team. Space is limited. Registration is required by Friday. Visit jccyoungstown.org for competition rules and to register.

EVENT CANCELED: The Dr. Susan K. Leone Memorial Golf Scramble for scleroderma has been canceled for 2020 because of the COVID-19 pandemic. The event will be held in 2021.

REVITALIZE HOUSE: Trumbull County Young Democrats is working with Habitat for Humanity of the Mahoning Valley to revitalize a home 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Saturday, at 977 Hazelwood Ave SE in Warren.

The work will be conducted following all the social distancing guidelines in place.

As COVID-19 has impacted so many in the workforce and funding for social services is further strained, volunteering has become increasingly important at this time. There are many ways community volunteerism can make a difference and the Trumbull Young Dems want to invite others to help spread the word that many local organizations are in need of help.

TODAY

• Most Worshipful Prince Hall Grand Lodge of Ohio Free and Accepted Masons, Covenant Lodge 59 — 7 p.m. at the lodge, 336 W. Wood St., Youngstown. 330-759-7274.

• 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.

• 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.

• Ostomy Support Group — 6 to 7 p.m. Salem Regional Medical Center’s private dining room. Pre-registration requested. Call nurse Tashia Watkins, 330-332-7607.

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CANFIELD COMMUNITY FORUM: Canfield’s Community Forum will be 6 p.m. today at Fair Park for anyone who would like to participate.

The purpose is to have a conversation with the community about how Canfield is addressing diversity, policing and progress. Members of the community will have the opportunity to speak directly with city leaders, police and fire departments, and member of the school board.

The informational forum will be practicing social distancing and participants can bring their own chairs

CLOTHING GIVEAWAY: A food and clothing giveaway will be 10 a.m. to noon Saturday at the old fire station, corner of Oak and Fruit streets, Youngstown. The event is hosted by the Eastside Crimewatch.

Those attending are asked to bring bags and wear masks. Identification also is required.

TODAY

• TOPS 1237, Austintown — (Take Off Pounds Sensibly), meets 5:15 p.m., Venture Church of the CMA, 250 Idaho Road. Weigh-in: 4:45 p.m. Guests are welcome. Call 330-758-4923.

• TOPS 1497, Youngstown — (Take Off Pounds Sensibly), 9:30 a.m., St. Maron Church, 1555 S. Meridian Road, Youngstown. The first meeting is free and guests are welcome. Call 330-974-8450.

• Round Table Woodcarvers — 9 a.m. at the Ohio Living Senior Center, 1110 Fifth Ave., Youngstown. For information, call 330-792-4355.

• Boardman Lions Club. New members welcome. Visit boardmanlions.com or Facebook.

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EXTRAVAGNZA: A fair food extravaganza will be 11 a.m. to 6 p.m. Friday to Sunday at the Canfield Fairgrounds, 7265 Columbiana-Canfield Road. The drive-thru event will feature various vendors. For information, call 330-533-4107 or visit https://can fieldfair.com.

TRAVELING FOOD PANTRY: Second Harvest Food Bank will hold a traveling food pantry starting 11 a.m. today at the Struthers High School parking lot. Those needing food items are asked to stay in their vehicles, The pantry will start 9 a.m. Saturday at Liberty High School.

SACRED HEART 1959 TO MEET: Sacred Heart School Class of 1959 will meet for lunch at 11:30 a.m. Thursday at Thanos Family Restaurant, 6620 Tippecanoe Road, Canfield. For directions, call the restaurant at 330-702-0300. Guests and others who attended Sacred Heart School are welcome.

FOOD DISTRIBUTION: A drive-thru food distribution will be 1 to 4 p.m. today at the Trumbull County fairgrounds while supplies last. Those needing food are asked to stay in their cars, follow signs and directions with no cutting in line. One household of food per car. People are asked to remain orderly. Entry is off Hoagland Blackstub Road and exit on Durst Clagg Road

The distribution is a collaborative effort between the Warren Family Mission, Second Harvest Food Bank, Trumbull County commissioners, Trumbull County Fair Board and Warren Rotary Club.

GARDENING PROGRAM: An Ask the Expert: Veggie Gardening 101 will be 6 to 7 p.m. Wednesday. Participants can learn tips and ask questions about the home garden. The class will be held via Zoom teleconference. Participants will be able to ask questions via the chat. The program is free. Call 330-533-5535 and visit http:// go.osu.edu./veg7-8.

TODAY

• Tuesday Morning Recovery — 10:30 a.m., Meridian Place, 1184 N. Meridian Road, Youngstown.

• Tuesday Night Surrender — 7:30 p.m., Fellowship Hall, 2555 Rush Blvd., Youngstown.

• Food Addicts Anonymous — 7 p.m., Grace Lutheran Church, 162 S. Raccoon Road, Austintown. Call 330-793-1599.

• Helping Hands Closet — nearly new clothing, 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. at Western Reserve United Methodist Church, 4580 Canfield Road.

• Girard Liberty Rotary Club — 6 p.m. at Amen Corner in Girard. Andy at 330-716-4523.

• Ikebana Youngstown — 10 a.m., Fellows Riverside Gardens Davis Education & Visitor Center, 123 McKinley Ave., Youngstown. Arrive 9:30 a.m.(June is show June 6 & 7; no meeting September)

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WOMEN ARTISTS CELEBRATED: The 38th annual YWCA Women Artists: A Celebration of Art Show is a virtual online exhibition format and is available to be viewed on the YWCA website. Anyone interested in buying artwork visit mwrite@mvywca.org or call 330-746-6361, Ext.109. The annual art exhibition showcases works by local, regional and national women artists age 18 and older.

DANCE COURSES: The Jewish Community Center of Youngstown School of Dance is offering six weeks of dance lessons during the summer in the dance studio beginning July 13 and running through August 23. Class sizes are limited. Register online at jccyoungstown.org to reserve your spot.

The courses are held at the center, 505 Gypsy Lane, Youngstown.

Offerings include creative movement, tap, ballet, jazz and more. Classes teach the techniques, artistry and discipline of dance in a positive learning environment.

Cost: 30-minute class is $45 for members per course and $60 for nonmembers per course. The 45-minute class is $60 for members per course and $80 for nonmember per course. Multi-class discount is $10 off second course per family; $20 off third or each additional course per family

BOY / GIRL CLUBS TO MEET: The Boys and Girls Clubs of Youngstown have created several collections of virtual offerings that can be used to experience the club without walls. The virtual club experience starts in July and is open and free to all youth in the Valley upon registration with the club. The program is being offered virtually to ensure that local youth have the support they need until they are able to join the club inside. To register call 330-782-2714, Ext. 101.

TODAY

• 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.

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

• Ostomy Support Group — 6 to 7 p.m. Salem Regional Medical Center’s private dining room. Pre-registration requested. Call nurse Tashia Watkins, 330-332-7607.

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FRIDAY

• To reach the 24-hour information referral and crisis intervention service in Trumbull County, call Help Network at 330-393-1565 or 211. Call Help Network or Help Hotline at 330-747-2696 or 800-427-3606 for more information on service agencies and support groups.

• NAR-ANON — 7 p.m., Howland Community Church, 198 Niles Cortland Road SE, Warren, 12-step program for relatives and friends adversely affected by a loved one’s addiction to drugs. Bill, 330-856-3822.

• We Do Recover — 3 p.m., United Methodist Community Center, 760 Main Ave., Warren.

• A Better Place to Be — 10 p.m., Glenbeigh, 29 North Road, Niles.

• Gamblers Anonymous — closed meeting, 7:30 p.m., Westminster Church, 119 Stadium Drive, Boardman. 330-505-5060.

• Grief Share — recovery support group, 6:30 p.m., Seeking God’s Glory Church, 3217 Surrey Road, Warren.

• Bible study for recovering people — 7:30 p.m., Niles Nazarene Church, Niles Vienna Road.

• Lordstown Lions bingo — 6:30 p.m., 1112 Union Hall, 1471 Ruther Drive, Lordstown. Doors open 5:30 p.m.

• Total Deliverance — 6 p.m., 2970 Parkman Road, Warren, 12-step meeting. 330-942-3597 or 330-369-2504.

• Hillside Stroke Support Group — 2:30 p.m., boardroom. Cindy, 330-841-3891.

• The Survivors Group — 7 p.m., Neil Kennedy Outpatient Facility, 160 Clifton Drive, Howland, open discussion.

• Produce Giveaway — 9:30 a.m., through September, The Warren Family Mission, 1312 W. Market St., Warren.

SATURDAY

• Howland Group — 1 p.m. Howland Community Church, 198 Niles Cortland Road.

• Saturday Here and Now Group — 4 p.m., The Sahara Club II, 2345 Youngstown Road, Warren.

• Saturday Night Serenity — 7 p.m., First Church of God, 541 South High St., Cortland.

• Seeking God’s Glory — 6:30 p.m., 3217 Surrey Ave., Warren. 330-550-3393.

• Overeaters Anonymous — 10 a.m., St. Vincent DePaul Catholic Church, 4453 Warren Sharon Road, Vienna. 330-545-5139.

• Saturday Night Recovery — 4 p.m., Sahara Club II D, 2345 Youngstown Road, Warren.

• Saturday Here and Now — 4 p.m., Sahara Club II, 2345 Youngstown Road, Warren.

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MEETING / PICNIC CALLED OFF: The Police and Fire Retirees and Widows of Ohio District 2, Chapter 10, is canceling the summer meeting / picnic scheduled for July 9 at the Austintown Senior Center, due to the coronavirus pandemic.

ALTA CARE AWARDED GRANT: Congressman Tim Ryan, D-Howland, announced an $8.26 million grant from the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services to be awarded to Alta Care Group for its Head Start Programs. This grant is part of the Head Start program through the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services.

TODAY

• TOPS 1237, Austintown — (Take Off Pounds Sensibly), meets 5:15 p.m., Venture Church of the CMA, 250 Idaho Road. Weigh-in: 4:45 p.m. Guests are welcome. Call 330-758-4923.

• TOPS 1497, Youngstown — (Take Off Pounds Sensibly), 9:30 a.m., St. Maron Church, 1555 S. Meridian Road, Youngstown. The first meeting is free and guests are welcome. Call 330-974-8450.

• Round Table Woodcarvers — 9 a.m. at the Ohio Living Senior Center, 1110 Fifth Ave., Youngstown. For information, call 330-792-4355.

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TODAY

• MVI HospiceCare Bereavement Support Group — 1 to 3 p.m., Boardman Park Georgeanna Parker Administrative Building, 375 Boardman Poland Road, Youngstown. Lisa Altman, social worker, 330-759-9487.

• Woodrow Wilson High School Class of 1951 — breakfast at 10 a.m., Landmark Restaurant, 7424 Market St., Boardman. Call 330-7923315 or email margaret.toth@aol.com.

• Prostate Cancer group — 7 to 8:30 p.m., Radiation Oncology Center at Trumbull Regional Medical Center (TMH), 1353 E. Market St.(rear of building). Facilitator is Jack Norton, RN, OCN.

• It Works: How and Why — 7:30 p.m., Shrine of Our Lady, 517 S. Belle Vista Ave., Youngstown.

• TOPS 1429 — weigh-in 9 a.m., meeting 9:30 a.m., First Presbyterian Church, Hubbard.

• Willingness Group — 10:30 a.m., Salvation Army, 1501 Glenwood Ave., Youngstown.

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