NAACP SPONSORS CHAT: The Trumbull Branch of the NAACP will sponsor a "Coffee Chat" on wellness in the community at 11:30 a.m. Saturday at ACOP Center, 2051 Niles Road, Warren. The topic is "I am my brother's / sister's keeper - help fight AIDS." Keynote speaker is Dr. Kimberly Jackson of St. Elizabeth Medical Center. An African vendor and market will be available.
CLASSROOM TEACHERS CAN WIN A FREE FIELD TRIP: Classroom teachers throughout the five-county service area of the OH WOW! Roger and Gloria Jones Children's Center for Science and Technology in Youngstown are encouraged to complete and return a short survey available through OH WOW!'s website (ohwowkids.org/ announcements/attention-educators). Each response received by Friday will be entered in a drawing to win a free classroom field trip for this school year or next.
PENGUIN BOWL PLANNED: The Penguin Bowl, a regional competition of the National Ocean Science Bowl competition for high school students on topics related to the ocean, will be held Saturday in the Chestnut Room of Kilwacaley Center, YSU campus.
GUILD HOSTS SPEAKER: Grace AME Church Nursing Guild will present Dr. Reuben Gobezie, a specialist in elbow and shoulder surgery at 1 p.m. Sunday at Grace AME Church, 1137 Main Ave. S.W., Warren. A light lunch will be served. To reserve a seat, call 330-394-6270.
OPEN HOUSE SHOWCASES SCHOOL: Trumbull Career and Technical Center, 528 Educational Highway in Champion, will hold an open house from 6 to 8 p.m. Thursday. There will be tours of the programs and labs, an opportunity to meet the staff and ask questions.
SCOUTS CELEBRATE COOKIES: Girl Scouts from coast to coast are gearing up to celebrate National Girl Scout Cookie Day on Friday. The public will be asked to help scouts by ordering cookies. For information, visit girlscouts.org.
SEEKING VOLUNTEERS: Betty's Angels Inc. of Howland is seeking individuals to help and assist with organizing at the agency as it seeks to grow. An open meeting will be held at 6:30 p.m. today at the Howland Community Church, 198 Niles-Cortland Road S.E. The privately funded children's shelter has been rescuing children who are victims of crime since 1977.