Church hosts New Year’s event

CHURCH HOSTS NEW YEAR’S DAY: The Grace AME Church’s Louise Currie Missionary Society will hold its annual New Year’s Day event from 1 to 3 p.m. today at the church, 1137 Main Ave., Warren. The public is welcome to attend the event which includes a meal, haircuts and other gifts.

STROKE GROUP MEETS: The Hillside Stroke Support Group will meet from 2:30 to 4 p.m. Thursday in the boardroom at Hillside Rehabilitation Hospital in Howland. All stroke survivors and family members are welcome. For information, call Cindy at 330-841-3891.

MUSIC WORKSHOP SET: The Dana School of Music will hold a horn workshop from noon to 5 p.m. Jan. 12 in Bliss Hall Room 2326. The event is geared to high school and college horn players. Event guest is YSU alum Brett Miller, who performs in the ceremonial brass in the U.S. Air Force Band in Washington, D.C. The clinic is free and open to the public and geared towards musicians of all levels. Students should bring their own instruments, but do not need to bring sheet music. Free parking at the lot north of Pollock House off Wick Avenue. Those attending are asked to email

FOOD SERVICE PROGRAM: New Hope United Methodist Church, 21 Fairview Ave., Niles, is accepting orders for Smart Choice Food at the church from 4 to 5 p.m. Saturday. Orders will also be taken from 11 a.m. to noon Jan. 13. Orders will also be taken at Niles Community Services from 1:30 to 2:30 p.m. Jan. 13. Distribution date is 9 to 10 a.m. Jan. 25. There will also be free clothing distribution. For more information, call 330-652-3625.

TRUST SEEKS DONATIONS: The Southington Community Trust is seeking donations of vintage Christmas decorations to use for the 2014 decorating of the historic Chalker building. The monthly open houses are held from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. the fourth Saturday of the month with meetings at 10 a.m. that day. In addition to the monthly open houses, tours can be arranged by calling 330-898-0654 or 330-307-7754. Donations can be made to the Southington Community Trust, P.O. Box 301, Southington, Ohio 44470.