OPEN GARDEN PLANNED: Rodney and Kay Toth of Hubbard will host their 16th annual open gardens from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. Sept. 2 at 5637 W. Liberty St., Hubbard. There are several major gardens including a grandchildren's garden which consists of eight triangular sections - one for each grandchild. Entertainment will include Monica Toth Baker at 1:30 p.m., karaoke by Joe Weinel at 3:30 p.m., John Schinker from the Men's Garden Club of Youngstown with mums and Alice Lang with decorative gourd art. Admission is free.
For additional information or to arrange garden club tours, call 330-759-1993.
HOST FAMILIES SOUGHT: Warren firefighter and community coordinator Darryl Anderson is arranging area homestays for high school students from around the world who want to spend a school year in Ohio.
The program is sponsored by PAX, a nonprofit educational foundation. Hosts need not have children of their own.
A PAX student needs a bed, a quiet place to study and three meals a day. PAX students hail from more than 70 countries, including Brazil, South Korea, Sweden, Belgium, Germany and Spain. For more information, call 330-256-6127 or 800-555-6211.
CEREMONY SET FOR NEW LOCATION: A ground blessing ceremony will be held at 4:30 p.m. Tuesday at 4070 Glenwood Ave, Boardman, for the newest Habitat for Humanity of Mahoning County. Parking is available on Devonshire Road.
COLLECTION TO BE TAKEN AT GAME: Any fan who brings two nonperishable food items to the Scrappers Baseball Game on Monday to help Second Harvest Food Bank will receive free general admission. The Second Harvest Food Bank truck will be parked outside the main gate to accept donations. Blessed Sacrament's Men's Group will accept the food donations. Gates open at 6 p.m.
For information, call 330-792-5522 or visit www.mahoningvalleysecondharvest.org.
VOLUNTEERS SOUGHT FOR FAIR: The Downs Syndrome Association of the Valley is seeking volunteers to assist at the DSAV booth at the Canfield Fair Aug. 29 to Sept. 3 over Labor Day weekend. Email Kathy Trella at Great2birish@sbcglobal.net.
To reach the 24-hour information referral and crisis intervention service in Trumbull County, call Trumbull 211 at 330-393-1565 or 211. Call Trumbull 211 or Help Hotline at 330-747-2696 or 800-427-3606 for more information on service agencies and support groups.
Someplace Safe Inc., domestic violence agency, offers support groups for women, children and individual support services. 330-393-3003.
Sunday Night Our Gratitude Speaks, Narcotics Anonymous open speaker meeting. Sundays, 7 p.m. Serenity Place, 29 E. Broad St., Newton Falls.
Youngstown Area PFLAG (Parents, Families, and Friends of Lesbians and Gays), 3 p.m., Youngstown Playhouse, 600 Playhouse Lane, Youngstown. For more information call 330-747-2696 or email Pflagy@gay.com.
Anyone with items for Seeing Eye should call 330-841-1738; e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org; mail or drop off information at the Tribune Chronicle.