PROGRAM ON PARANORMAL LEGENDS: Whether local paranormal legends are fact or fiction will be the topic of a 6 p.m. Monday meeting at the Warren-Trumbull County Public Library, 444 Mahoning Ave. N.W., Warren. Dave Karr of the Ohio Valley Paranormal Research Group will talk about his group's activities and investigations in Trumbull County. The program is free.
BUDDY NOT BULLY PROGRAM: Be a Buddy, Not a Bully, a program designed to enrich the lives of young children, will hold events at the Eastwood Mall during October, which has been designated National Anti-Bully Awareness Month.
The program teaches children to be kind to each other, and to reject bullying behavior. A program will be held at 11 a.m. Wednesday at Eastwood Mall in Niles. The event will include the opportunity to sign an Anti-Bullying Pledge and to learn about Captain McFinn and Friends.
HABITAT CELEBRATES: World Habitat Day was recently recognized by Habitat for Humanity. The day is dedicated to highlighting the need for decent housing around the world with the theme, "Many Homes, One Community." In recognition of the day, Mahoning County ReStores are participating in a campaign to raise awareness of housing issues while soliciting cash donations for Habitat affiliates through Oct. 27.
For information, call 330-755-2232, Ext. 305.
YWCA HOSTS PROGRAM: The YWCA Warren and Catholic Charities Ashtabula County will hold a program to help connect workers and clients to tax benefits - "Your Money. You Earned It. Now Claim It!"
A training workshop will be held from 9 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. Nov. 7 at YWCA Warren, 375 N. Park Ave. Representatives from Ohio Benefits Bank, Legal Aid, Internal Revenue Service and Catholic Charities will be presenters.
The workshop is free. Register by calling 330-373-1010.
TRICK-OR-TREAT SET AT FIELD: The Scrappers and Seven Seventeen Credit Union will hold the 14th annual trick-or-treat at Eastwood Field from 6 to 8 p.m. Wednesday for children 12 and younger. Ticket quantities are limited and available on a first-come first-served basis. Children and adults will require a ticket. Tickets are just $1 each at the Scrappers Team Office, Eastwood Field.
The Scrappers are looking for area businesses to participate in this year's trick-or-treat event. Companies will receive a free table and banner space on the Eastwood Field concourse. The participating businesses may pass out information and decorate their table however they choose.
BENEFIT TO HELP MAN: A benefit to help officer Bruce Gaugler will be held at 4 p.m. Saturday at St. Nicholas Church, Warren. Gaugler is battling cancer and is need of out-of-state treatment.
The event will include a dinner and Chinese auction. Tickets are $6.50 for adults and $2.50 for children. Monetary donations can be made to the Bruce Gaugler fund at any Chase Bank branch location.
LIBERTY STARTS DROP OFF: Liberty Township secured a grant for a drug drop box at no cost to the township. Residents can drop off unwanted, unused or expired prescription drugs for proper disposal at the box located in the township administration building, 1315 Churchill Hubbard Road.
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, 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