GINGERBREAD MAKING: The Oh WOW! Roger and Gloria Jones Children's Center for Science and Technology, 11 W. Federal St., Youngstown, will hold a gingerbread event for all ages from noon to 2 p.m. Saturday. The activity includes making and testing gingerbread cookies with real tools.
The center will be closed Wednesday for Christmas and Jan 1. for New Year's Day.
GIVING TREE PROJECT: The Giving Tree Project, which gets toys and coats for 250 children in need in the Cortland area, will have families collect the items from 4:30 to 7:30 p.m. today at Lakeview Elementary School, 2755 Bazetta Road N.E.
HOLIDAY FUNDRAISER: The Earth Angel Farm ends its sale of holly plants and holly cuttings today. For information, call 330-856-5003 or visit earthangelfarm.org.
BENEFIT PLANNED: The second annual ''Night of 783 1/2 Laughs" will be held at 8 p.m. Thursday at Funny Farm Bar and Grill in Austintown. It is a benefit for the Mikeyfield Fund.
The fundraiser is being sponsored by the Youngstown Comedy Syndicate.Tickets can be purchased at the Rich Center for Autism or at the door of the event.
WORSHIP EVENT: Every Saturday evening the Warren Family Mission will host a night of worship and fellowship at 6:30 p.m. at the 361 Elm Road location.