Trick OR TREAT EVENT: The 25th annual Trick or Treat at Eastwood Field in Niles will take place Wednesday from 6-8 p.m. with a rain date planned for Thursday. The event is aimed at children aged 12 and under. Children and adults will need a ticket. Tickets are $1 each and are available at Scrappers offices. Anyone donating canned goods at the event for Feed Our Valley will receive a free Scrappers general admission ticket valid through the 2024 season.
SAFETY EVENING: Brookfield Township will present its 23rd annual Safety Awareness Night, from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m., Wednesday at Brookfield schools. Police dog demonstrations, safety demonstrations and other events will be featured.
SCHOOL PLAYS: The Joseph Badger Schools Drama Department will present its fall plays “8 x 4 = China” “The GIRAFE,” “The Object Formerly Known as a Potato” And “Road Trips and Ketchup Packets.” » The comedies will be performed in the Badger School auditorium at 7119 State Route 7, Kinsman. Performances take place at 7 p.m. Friday and Saturday and 2 p.m. Sunday. Tickets are $8 for adults and $5 for seniors and students and can be purchased at the door. For more information, email email@example.com.
SOCIETY TO MEETING: The Vienna Historical Society will meet Tuesday at 7 p.m. at the Copper Penny Lodge, 4275 Warren Sharon Road. The speaker is Jamison Corley, a park ranger and natural resources specialist with the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers. He will discuss the history of Mosquito Creek Dam.
ALUMNI BUS TRIP: Upcoming Mineral Ridge High School Alumni Association fundraisers include the annual Rivers Casino bus trip scheduled for Wednesday. More information and reservations can be obtained by calling Dave Williams, 330-559-6719, Pam Mayfield, 330-719-2867 or Toni Edwards, 330-766-0582. Checks payable to and sent to Mineral Ridge Alumni Association, PO Box 191, Mineral Ridge, OH 44440.
Coming soon are fundraisers for the 2023 Ohio State-Michigan game and Super Bowl LVIII in February.
Contact Dan Evans at
firstname.lastname@example.org or 330-324-7213 if you would like to contribute to future alumni reunions or have suggestions.
FOOD FESTIVAL: St. Demetrios Greek Orthodox Church, 3223 Atlantic St. NE, Warren, will present a Greek Food Festival from 4 to 9 p.m. Friday, noon to 9 p.m. Saturday and 12:30 to 9 p.m. p.m. on Sunday. Traditional Greek cuisine will be available. FREE ENTRANCE.
TRICK OR TREAT: The Girard High School National Honor Society will host a “Trick or Treat” event for children from 6 to 7 p.m. Tuesday outside the school, 1244 Shannon Road. Time permits.
HALLOWEEN PARTY: The Girard Free Library will host a Halloween party today for ages 10 to 16 from 4 p.m. to 6 p.m. There will be makeup to look like vampires and other creatures, a spooky scavenger hunt and other activities. Registration is required.
VFW ESSAY: Hubbard Veterans of Foreign Wars Post 3767 and its auxiliaries are hosting their 2023 Voices of Democracy and Patriot’s Pen contests. This year’s theme for Voices of Democracy is “What are the greatest attributes of our democracy? » and the theme of Patriot’s Pen is “How are you inspired by America?” » Students in grades nine through twelve enrolled in a public, private, or parochial high school or home study program are eligible.
Entries are due Friday to the Hubbard VFW. For more information, call Mary Sue at 330-534-4179.
PURPLE PINKIE DONUTS: Members of Northeast Ohio Rotary District 6650 are joining Rotary clubs across the country to host the Purple Pinkie Donut Project on Tuesday, a joint fundraiser to celebrate World Polio Day.
All 46 clubs and their affiliated high schools and colleges sell prepared Long John donuts/cream sticks for scratching, topped with a splash of purple icing. This represents the purple paint that is applied to the pinkies of children in developing countries after they receive the polio vaccine.
For every $20 dozen sold, a $9 donation will be made to Rotary International’s PolioPlus initiative. The donation is then eligible for various matching fund programs.
Launched in Tennessee in 2018, this is the first time a Rotary district in Ohio has adopted the program.
The public is encouraged to donate online at www.rotarydistrict6650.org. Checks can be made payable to “Rotary District 6650.” For more information, contact District Governor Rich Tirpak at 330-933-1043 or email@example.com.
HOPE IN MOTION: The public is invited to join local and national mental health and community leaders for the Help Network’s Hope In Motion campaign kickoff at 10:30 a.m. Thursday in the parking lot of Covelli Center in Youngstown. The goal of the campaign is to raise awareness of the new national 988 Suicide and Crisis Lifeline and demonstrate support for prevention efforts in the Valley.
Help Network of Northeast Ohio administers and answers the 988 line in Mahoning, Trumbull, Columbiana and Ashtabula counties.
The launch event includes the first public viewing of a giant screen on the side of a WRTA bus.
The screen and WRTA bus will pass through the Mahoning Valley with the message that 988 is the number to call.
The Help Network Hope In Motion campaign is funded by a state grant and local supporters including the Ross Griffin Memorial Foundation, Adsposure and WRTA.
For more information, visit HelpNetworkNEO.org.