GREEK FESTIVAL ENSEMBLE: The 54th Annual Greek Warren Festival will be held Wednesday through July 28 at the grounds of the St. Demeterios Center, 3223 Atlantic St., Warren. Free entry. The festival will feature Greek food, dancing and rides. The festival will be open from 4 p.m. to 10 p.m. Wednesday and Thursday, from 4 p.m. to 11 p.m. Friday and Saturday and from 1 p.m. to 8 p.m. Sunday. For more information visit www.warrengreekfest.com
LIBRARY REQUESTS CONTRIBUTIONS: The McKinley Memorial Library in Niles is seeking public comment through a survey. The library plans its future by developing a strategic plan. The goal is to provide a world-class community library and to achieve this, the library researches the current and future needs of the public. The survey is available in print from the library and also online at www.mcklib.org/survey. The survey will be available until August 14.
PONY RIDES: The free Girard library on rue Prospect will organize pony rides from 10 a.m. to noon on Friday outside the library. The event is free for children. The rainy date is July 26. The “Tails for fairy tales” The summer reading program is for students from preschool to 12 years old.
PLANNED MEETING: The 143rd Chalker Norton Viets Family Reunion will be held August 8 at 1 p.m. at Kool Lakes Campground, 12990 Nelson Ledge Road, Garrettsville. Those present can bring a covered dish to share. An old-fashioned barbecue will be organized. Swimming, fishing, playground and cornhole will be provided. Canoe rentals will be available.
All descendants of the Chalker, Nortons and Viets families are invited. More information is on Facebook.
COLLECTION DAYS: The Geauga Trumbull Solid Waste Management District, 5138, boul. Enterprise, Warren, will be open 9 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. on Tuesdays and Fridays for appliances and electronics only and Wednesdays for household hazardous waste, appliances and electronics. Saturday hours are 9 a.m. to noon on August 7. Collections are for Trumbull and Geauga counties only. No latex paint, tires or commercial waste. Limit of two televisions. For more information call 330-675-2673 or visit got tagogreen.org.
KISOK ADDED: Western Reserve Construction Trades representing 15 unions have built a kiosk at the Lockwood Trailhead of the Western Reserve Greenway Trailhead in Trumbull MetroParks. A donation from George Stevens in memory of his wife, Judy, made the project possible.
â¢ To reach the 24 hour Crisis Information and Response 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.
â¢ Someplace Safe Inc., a domestic violence agency, offers support groups for women, children and one-on-one support services. 330-393-3005.
â¢ Sunday Night Our Gratitude Speaks Narcotics Anonymous – 7 pm Serenity Place, 29 E. Broad St., Newton Falls.
â¢ Keeping it Simple – 7 p.m., Sahara Club, 2345 Youngstown Road, Warren.
â¢ Regardless of – 7 p.m., Christ Episcopal Church, 2627 Atlantic Ave., Warren.
â¢ Nar-Anon – 7:00 p.m., Sahara Club, 2345 Youngstown Road SE, Warren, 12-step program for relatives and friends who have been affected by a loved one’s addiction. Sue, 330-240-4793.
â¢ Domestic Violence Peer Support Group 6:00 pm, Howland United Methodist Church, 730 Howland Wilson Road NE, Warren. Church office, 330-856-3463.
â¢ Free open house for the Howland Historical Society, 1 p.m. to 4 p.m., Brown-Mackey Museum, route 46.