MOUNT CARMEL FESTIVAL: The Girard Mount Carmel Festival will be take place Tuesday to Saturday at the Italian Fraternal Home, 33 W. Wilson Ave. There will be food, games, bingo and nightly entertainment from 8 to 11 p.m. On Saturday, the parade will be at 10 a.m. with a march to St. Rose Parish for a service at 11 a.m. Fireworks by Zambelli will be at 11 p.m. Saturday by the Girard-McDonald viaduct.
During the fireworks presentation, East Liberty Street between U.S. Route 422 and Marshall Road at the bridge will be closed 8 p.m. to midnight, The detour is south on Route 422, west on Interstate 80, northwest on Salt Springs Road and northeast on West Liberty Street.
NILES FESTIVAL: Our Lady of Mount Carmel Parish, Robbins Avenue, Niles will host the annual Mount Carmel Festival 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. and 5 to 10 p.m. Thursday and Friday and 4 to 11 p.m. Saturday and 11 a.m. to 11 p.m. July 17. There will be rides, games, bands, bocce and bingo. Live music will be 6 to 11 p.m. Thursday and July 17 and 7 to 11 p.m. Friday and Saturday.
UPTON HOUSE: The Upton Association will host an open house 2 to 4 p.m. today of the Harriet Taylor Upton House, Mahoning Avenue, Warren.
CALL TO ACTION: A Community Call to Action will be 3 p.m. today at Trumbull Community Action Program, 1230 Palmyra Road, Warren. There will be a panel discussion with youth and young adults from Generations I, X and Z. During the event, the panel will address legislation that has impacted black communities, including illegal redistricting maps, school safety, concealed carry, women’s rights, eminent domain and environmental. Masks must be worn indoors.
CENTER OFFERS SUPPLIES: The Emmanuel Community Care Center, 2 N. State St., Girard, is hosting a school supply distribution for children whose parents are registered at the center. Those needing school supplies can contact the center at 330-545-4301 through Aug. 12. Families will be notified of when to pick up items.
HOMETOWN TOUCH: The Trumbull County Fair will have a hometown touch with a barrel art competition for Trumbull County schools. Schools have been given a 55-gallon steel drum barrel to decorate and paint. The barrels will be displayed throughout the fairgrounds and have flower pots on top for the public to vote on by residents of Shepherd of the Valley Assisted Living. Prizes will be awarded for first to third place. There is also a Bloom Where you are Planted 4-H competition where 4-H clubs will fix up the flowerbeds at the fairground barns. The barns will be judged and prizes awarded. For information, call 330-637-6010.
MOSQUITO SPRAYING: Howland Township will have mosquito spraying by Alexander Pest Control dusk to 5 a.m. Monday and Tuesday. In case of rain, the spraying will take pace the following evening. Residents are encouraged to close their windows, keep pets inside and not leave any food outdoors.
COFFEE WITH THE BIRDS: Trumbull County MetroParks will offer Coffee with the Birds 10 a.m. Saturday at Foster Metropark. People can listen to birds and learn the basics of bird watching. The program will be led by volunteer naturalists. Bring coffee and a chair.
GAME NIGHT: The Unity Spiritual Centre, 1226 Naylor Lloyd Road, Liberty, is hosting a game night at 7 p.m. on the third Tuesday of each month. Anyone in the community is welcome. There will be board games, card decks, puzzles and retro video games to play. Any questions, call the center at 330-539-0122.
ORWELL CONCERT: St. Mary Church of Orwell will celebrate its centennial with the Village of Orwell summer concert series on Wednesday in Chaffee Park in Orwell. The concert featuring the Martin Brothers will start about 6:30 p.m. The American Legion Post 749 and Boy Scout Troop 72 will post the colors and escort the Rev. David Bridling and state and local dignitaries to the pavilion and present St. Mary with proclamations. St. Mary Centennial is the featured organization and will be manning the concession stand with all proceeds used to defray the cost of the centennial. DJ Bill Cook will provide preconcert music starting about 5 p.m. In case of inclement weather, the concert and presentations will be inside St. Mary Parish Hall, 103 N. Maple Ave.