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CEMETERY EVENT: Niles McKinley Memorial Library will host a Cemetery Walk at 2 p.m. Saturday at Niles Union Cemetery near Vienna Avenue. Local historian Wendell Lauth will shed light on the history of the area’s important residents of the past. The event is free to the public. Those present are asked to meet at the cemetery chapel at the entrance to Niles-Cortland Road. In case of bad weather, the program will be cancelled.

DAM HISTORY: A program on the history of Mosquito Creek Dam will be held Saturday at 11 a.m. at the Mosquito Lake Park Resource Manager’s office in Bazetta. The program will examine how and why the Mosquito Creek Dam was built and how it benefits the Mahoning Valley today.

KIDS IN THE KITCHEN: The Girard Free Library will host a Kids in the Kitchen program at 4 p.m. on Thursday and September 22. Library staff will guide children through basic recipes from assembling ingredients to preparing food to sampling the finished dish. . Registration is mandatory at the library no later than the Tuesday preceding the program.

MEMORIAL BASH: The fifth and final Ross Griffin Memorial Bash will take place on September 11 with the doors opening at noon at Griffin SLOAS Airfield, 4059 North River Road, Howland. Draws between 2 p.m. and 5 p.m.

LIBERTY ALUMNI: The Liberty Leopards Alumni Association will host a brunch and induction ceremony at 10 a.m. Sept. 24 at Liberty High School. The 2022 Distinguished Alumni Hall of Fame induction includes Bob DiPiero (1969) and David Malkoff (1995). Tickets are $30 available by calling Elaine at 330-716-2196 or emailing [email protected]

OWL PROWL: Mosquito Lake State Park in Bazetta will host an Owl Prowl at 6:45 p.m. Friday from the campground boat launch parking lot. The naturalist will lead a night hike on Beaver Trail. Flashlights are encouraged. Full Moon Kayaking will take place from 8-10 p.m. Saturday. Participants will go paddling on the lake. Meet at the campsite boat launch. Space is limited to five people. Register by calling 330-638-5700.

Wreaths Across America: Wreaths Across America is issuing a national call to stand out and wave flags to remember the anniversary of 9/11. Americans are encouraged to join the nonprofit organization in flying the flags in their communities. The public is invited to join in by visiting WAA’s Facebook page to share photos of your own community flag waving. Participants are encouraged to take videos and photos of their participation.

TERRITORIAL BANK TO MEET: The Trumbull County Land Bank Board of Directors will meet at 1 p.m. Friday at the Trumbull Country Administration Building Commissioners’ Hearing Room, 160 High St. NW, Warren .

STOP VIOLENCE: Grace AME Church will present a “Stop the violence” Renewal with the theme “Working together to win” at 6 p.m. Wednesday through Friday at the church, 1137 Main Ave. SW, Warren. The guest speaker will be the Reverend Dr. Otis J. Gordon Jr. There will be a free dinner each evening.

The Warren City Health Department will provide COVID-19 vaccines as well as boosters. Gift cards (while supplies last) will be distributed after receiving a photo.

WRESTLING UNDER THE STARS: Wrestling Under the Stars will take place Friday at 7:30 p.m. at Eastwood Field in Niles, hosted by the Mahoning Valley Scrappers and Northeast Wrestling, Texas Roadhouse and Wholesale Fireworks and Pacifico. Previously purchased tickets will be honored for the new event date as the event had to be rescheduled. Tickets available at www.mvscrappers.com at the Chevy All Stars box office at Eastwood Field. For more information, call 330-505-0000.



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