UNITED WAY HOSTS DAY OF CARING: The 15th annual United Way of Youngstown and the Mahoning Valley Day of Caring, sponsored by Covelli Enterprises, will take place on Sept. 7.
The United Way Day of Caring is a communitywide day of hands-on volunteering. Employees of area companies participate by completing tasks, odd jobs and organizing activities for local nonprofit organizations. Student, church and other community groups are encouraged to participate.
The day also is the official start of the 2012 United Way Campaign. Those wanting more information or who can volunteer may call the United Way office at 330-746-8494.
ACTIVITIES PLANNED AT MOSQUITO LAKE: The Friends of the Mosquito Lake campgrounds are holding a fall-themed Labor Day weekend with movie and snacks at 7 p.m. today, an ice cream social from 6 to 7 p.m. Saturday and teen dance with movie and snacks from 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. Sunday. Donation for the teen dance is $2.
SALVATION ARMY HELPS CHILDREN: The Salvation Army will be hosting ''Feed the Children'' preregistration sign-ups from 9:30 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. Tuesday and Wednesday at 1501 Glenwood Ave., Youngstown.
To qualify, individuals must be Mahoning County residents and have custody of children younger than 18 at home. Those needing assistance are to bring picture identification, birth certificates or bill or piece of mail. Space is limited.
Pick-up for all pre-registered families will be from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. Sept. 12.
HOWLAND HOSTS FARM MARKET: The Howland Farmers Market will be held from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. Saturday at the gazebo off state Route 82. The open-air market features farm fresh produce and specialty products, hand-crafted items by local artisans, and live music.
GROW GROUP WORKS ON LOTS: Raised beds have been installed at the newly formed Central City Unity Garden at Washington and Mercer, while compost bins have been constructed for the gardens at the former Dickey, Roosevelt and Garfield school sites.
Trumbull Neighborhood Partnership has continued its educational curriculum with classes open anyone interested in the program. For information on the program, call Sheila at 330-881-7698 or email at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Anyone interested in painting a house, sprucing up a park or otherwise helping beautify the greater Warren area may call TNP at 330-599-9275.
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 meets at 7 to 8:30 p.m., Trumbull Memorial Hospital, ground-floor meeting rooms, 330-841-9368.
The Survivors Group, Neil Kennedy Outpatient Facility, 7 p.m., open discussion, 160 Clifton Drive, Howland.
NAR-ANON, a 12-step program for relatives and friends adversely affected by a loved one's addiction to drugs, 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.
Overeaters Anonymous, 10 to 11 a.m., St. Vincent DePaul Catholic Church, 4453 Warren Sharon Road, Vienna. 330-545-5139.
Someplace Safe, 1540 Tod Ave., Warren, 330-393-1565.
Saturday Night Recovery, 4 p.m., Sahara Club II D, 2345 Youngstown Road, Warren.
TOPS 2213, Warren, 9 a.m. weigh in, 9:30 a.m. meeting, Imperial Nursing Home, 4121 Tod Ave. N.W., Room 309. Call Susan at 330-978-9751.
Saturday Night Recovery, 7 p.m. open discussion, Second Christian Church, 904 W. Market St., Warren.