FOCUSING ON THE ARTS: The Howland Library Branch, 9095 E. Market St., will hold "Focus on Art: Portraits" at 5:30 p.m. Thursday. The new monthly program focuses on one style of media of art for children in grades 5 to 12. Registration is required and can be made by calling 330-856-2011. The program is free.
SALE TO HELP CHURCH: St. Peter and Paul Byzantine Church, corner of East Market Street and Belvedere Avenue, Warren, will hold a trash to treasure sale from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday.
SOCIETY OFFERS GROUP: The Autism Society of Ohio, Mahoning Valley, is offering Social Connections, a program created to provide opportunities for those on the autism spectrum to socialize, form friendships and address general issues of interest to them, all in a relaxed and supportive atmosphere. A free meet-and-greet will be held at 5:30 p.m. today at the Autism Society of Ohio Family Resource Center at the Ohio One Building in downtown Youngstown. Preregistration is requested at 330-501-7553 or email email@example.com.
GUEST SPEAKER: Unity Centre for Spiritual Living, 1226 Naylor Lloyd Road, Liberty, will have Dr. Alison McNeal conducting a class based on Robert Brumet's book, "Finding Yourself in Transition." The class is 7 to 9 p.m. today.
ASSOCIATION TO MEET: The Southeast Side Community Association will meet at 6 p.m. Thursday at the St. James White Hall, corner of Milton and Willard, Warren. Speaker Corkey Stiles will discuss cat population in the neighborhood. For information, visit www.sescasite.org.
Cortland Community Band, 7 to 9 p.m., Lakeview Middle School band room. 330-652-2424.
Celebrate Recovery 101, 6 to 8 p.m. for help with depression, divorce, addictions and life issues. First United Methodist Church, Park Avenue, Warren, 330-392-6276 or 330-553-2644.
TOPS 1429, weigh-in 9 a.m., meeting 9:30 a.m., First Presbyterian Church, Hubbard.
Wednesday Morning Recovery, 10 a.m., USW, 1375 Union Hall, Room 7, 684 N. Park Warren.
Willingness Group, 10:30 a.m., Salvation Army, 1501 Glenwood Ave., Youngstown.
Wednesday Here and Now, 6 p.m., Sahara Club II, 2345 Youngstown Road, Warren.
Champion Group, 6:30 p.m., Church of the Nazarene, 3924 High St. N.W., Champion.
It Works: How and Why, 7:30 p.m., Shrine of Our Lady, 517 S. Belle Vista Ave., Youngstown.
Families Anonymous Warren, newcomers 6:45 p.m., meeting 7 p.m., Neil Kennedy Recovery Clinic, 160 Clifton Drive, Warren. 330-307-8182.
Al-Anon, 8 p.m., New Hope United Methodist Church, 21 Fairview Ave., Niles.
Brookfield Historical Society, 9 a.m., township hall. 330-448-6828.
McDonald Community Chest, 7 p.m., Post Office Building, Ohio Avenue.
Dave Ramsey Financial Peace University, 6:30 p.m., Mahoning Valley Hope Center, 3217 Surrey Road, Warren.
Knights of Columbus Council 7491, 7 p.m., St. William church rectory.
God Walked In, 5 p.m., 5 Memorial Drive, Greenville, Pa.
Champion Kiwanis Club, 7 a.m., Wayside Restaurant, 825 State Road N.W.
Mended Hearts Support Group, 7 p.m., Finnegan Auditorium, St. Elizabeth Health Center. 330-793-2531.
Warren Rotary Club, noon, Enzo's Restaurant, Elm Road N.E.
TOPS 1350, Cortland, weigh-in, 9:15 a.m., Bazetta Township Hall, 3372 state Route 5.
TOPS 1859, 5:30 p.m. for weigh-in and meeting 6 p.m. at Champion Christian Church, 151 Center St.
Wednesday Night Serenity Hall AA meeting, 7:30 p.m., Badger Hall, First Presbyterian Church, Mahoning Avenue, Warren.
Niles Kiwanis, noon, Hometown Buffet.