NEEDLEWORK PART OF SERIES: "A Stitch in Victorian Time" will be presented at 10 a.m. Tuesday at the Sutliff Museum in the Thomas Meeting Room of the Warren-Trumbull County Public Library. Cynthia Foore of Cortland, a lecturer, teacher and expert needleworker, will talk about the many forms of Victorian needlework that were popular in the late 1800s. She will show examples of Berlin Woolwork, tatting, beadwork and crochet, among other forms of needlework that Victorian women created. Audience members are invited to bring pieces from their own collections for Foore to comment on. Coffee, tea and pastries will be available from 9 to 10 a.m. This is the final lecture in the Sutliff's 2012 "Victorian Collections and Coffee" series. For information, call 330-399-8807, Ext. 121.
MARK TWAIN PERFORMANCE SET: McKinley Memorial Library, 40 N. Main St., Niles, will have Mark Dawidziak as Mark Twain at 1 p.m. Saturday as part of a one-person performance. To register, call 330-652-1704.
RUSSIAN ARTIFACTS DISPLAYED: Christmas art and artifacts from Old Russian are on display in the Sutliff Museum in the Warren-Trumbull County Public Library for November and December. Items include religious origins of the St. Nicholas legends featuring a traditional Icon of the saint, prayer books and other items from the Church. A collection of silver spoons and serving pieces is representative of the importance the holiday enjoyed in Old Russia.
The museum is open from 2 to 4 p.m. Wednesday to Saturday.
HOLIDAYS IN HARTFORD SET: The 10th annual Holidays in Hartford will be held from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Saturday. The theme is ''Looking for the Christmas Trees." Participants include the Hartford Apple Orchards, Brockway at the Orchard, Hartford Fire Station crafters, Hartford greenhouses, Klingemier's Antiques, The Mae Company Spa, Hartford Boy Scout Troop 90, Autumn Addiction Archery, TNT Wood Products, Sisters of the Heart and Kellie's Place. The Hartford Apple Festival will be preparing for its 50th anniversary in 2013 with a basket raffle fundraiser to be held at the Hartford United Methodist Church.
NUTCRACKER COLLECTION DISPLAYED: The Hubbard Historical Society's McBride House, 27 Hager St, will be open from 2 to 5 p.m. on Sunday. Lucille Wilson will be on hand to show and talk about her extensive collection of Nutcrackers. The commemorative postcard of the old schools will be available for sale. The house will also be open from 10 a.m. to p.m. Dec. 1 during the Chamber of Commerce "Holidays in Hubbard Trolley tour."
READING EVENT PLANNED: Reading and other Forms of Art will be held at 2 p.m. Saturday at the Butler Institute of Art Howland Branch, East Market Street. The program is for children ages 5 to 10.
FUNDRAISER TO HELP CHARITY: Handel's Koins for Kids campaign annual fundraiser will be held from Nov. 27 to Dec. 7 luncheon will be held at the Akron Children's Hospital Mahoning Valley Community Room, located in Building C on the Beeghly Campus in Boardman. Approximately 40 representatives from schools scheduled to participate in this year's Koins for Kids campaign will attend. In its fourth year, the Handel's Koins for Kids campaign has raised nearly $80,000 for Akron Children's Hospital Mahoning Valley.
CENTER DECORATES FOR PARADE: The OH WOW! Roger and Gloria Jones Children's Center for Science and Technology is participating in the downtown window-decorating contest for the upcoming downtown Holiday Festival and Parade. Museum visitors will help decorate hand-crafted, peg board trees and parade float components using recycled materials and gadgets. Trees will be part of museum's holiday window display to be judged Nov. 30, and float pieces will be featured in the parade on Dec.1.
Niles Nazarene Church, Niles Vienna Road, Bible study for recovering people, at 7:30 p.m.
Reformers Unanimous, a Christ-centered addiction abstinence program, 7 to 9 p.m., 2111 Sodom Hutchings Road, Vienna. 330-509-0001 or 330-720-2463.
Lordstown Lions bingo, 7 p.m., Lordstown administration building, 1455 Salt Springs Road, Lordstown. Doors open 5:30 p.m.
Nation's Voice on Mental Illness of Trumbull County Consumer Support Group, 7 to 8:30 p.m., Trumbull Memorial Hospital, 330-841-9368.
Youngstown Area Tropical Fish Society, 7:30 p.m., First Presbyterian Church of Mineral Ridge, 3654 Main St. 330-638-4839 or www.yatfs.com.
The Survivors Group, Neil Kennedy Outpatient Facility, 7 p.m., 160 Clifton Drive, Howland.
NAR-ANON, 7 p.m with 6:45 p.m. for newcomers, Neil Kennedy Recovery Clinic, 160 Clifton N.E., Howland. 330-856-3822.
Seeking God's Glory, 6:30 p.m., 3217 Surrey Ave., Warren. 330-550-3393.
Lake Milton Church of Christ, Milton Avenue, 9 a.m., free clothing giveaway.
Parent Support Group, 11 a.m. to 1 p.m., Heart Reach Ministries, 211 Redondo Road, Youngstown. 330-330-2916. Free luncheon.
Overeaters Anonymous, 10 to 11 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 Night Recovery, 7 p.m. open discussion, Second Christian Church, 904 W. Market St., Warren.
Vienna Grange 1537, noon, Copper Penny Lodge Hall.