FAMILY FUN DAY: The Mathews Boosters will hold the annual Family Fun Day from 4 to 7 p.m. Saturday at the football field by Baker Elementary School, Vienna. The event will include carnival games, concessions, a magician and food. A parade of the different sports teams will be at 7:30 p.m. followed by a bonfire.
CLW OPEN HOUSE: CLW's Life Beyond School will hold an open house from 3 to 4:30 p.m. today at 2460 Elm Road, Suite 500, Warren. The event is for family and friends of ages 14 to 22.
CONNECT THROUGH INNOVATION: "How the Mahoning Valley Connects through Innovation" will be held at 11 a.m. Wednesday at the AT&T Store, 650 Boardman Canfield Road, Boardman. The event will highlight investments in wireless technologies. State officials are scheduled to attend.
TENNIS SHOE GIVEAWAY: Chestnut Ridge Church of God, 7215 Chestnut Ridge Road, Hubbard, will hold a free "back to school" tennis shoes ministry new tennis shoe distribution to local school children from Hubbard area from 4:30 to 7:30 p.m. Thursday and 10 a.m. to noon Friday. Students need to be accompanied by parents or guardians. Limit of one pair of shoes per student. Call 330-534-0084.
THREE-DAY OUTREACH: Seeking God's Glory Church, 3217 Surrey Road, Warren, will host the "The Extended Hand of Hope," a three-day outreach from Thursday to Saturday. Chad Taylor of Consuming Fire Ministries will be the special guest. The event begins at 6:30 p.m. Thursday. On Friday, the outreach goes out to the streets from 6 to 9 p.m. on the corner of Scott Street and Orchard Avenue in Warren. At 2 p.m. Saturday there will be festivities, music and games at the parking lot at the church. Volunteers are needed for Saturday and can call 330-369-3010.
PET APPRECIATION: The third annual Pet Appreciation Week is being held through Sunday at Tractor Supply Company. The main event will be on Saturday, with each store hosting a pet adoption, giveaways, and nutrition demonstrations. Pets are welcome at the event. To register or for information, visit www.TractorSupply.com/PAW2013.