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HOWL-O-WEEN CELEBRATION: The Friends of Mosquito Lake National Park Dog Park will host the annual Howl-o-Ween Celebration from noon to 4 p.m. on October 2 at Bazetta Park. The event will include a dog parade, canine costume contest, canine behavior programs, face painting and games for children.

GUEST SPEAKER: Cindee Mines, member of the Trumbull County Historical Society, will be the guest speaker at 2 p.m. today at the Braceville Historical Society rally at Braceville Town Hall, Braceville Robinson Road. Mines will talk about his family and their connection to Braceville, including the railroads in and around Braceville. She will also talk about a woman from Braceville who survived the sinking of the RMS Lusitania.

PEACEFUL PRAYER RALLY: A “40 days for life” The campaign to end abortion will begin with a rally at 6 p.m. Tuesday at St. Stephen’s Church, 129 E. Park Ave., Niles. The 40 Days for Life campaign begins on Wednesday and ends on November 6. Guest speakers are Deacon Frank Marino and Martha Yoder. For more information, visit www.40daysforlife/Warren.

TEA PAINTING: The McKinley Memorial Library in Niles will offer a Tea Painting class on Saturday at 2 p.m. at the McKInley Birthplace Replica Home. Participants will splash tea on their papers and turn the random shapes into works of art. To register for the in-person event, call 330-652-1704, Ext. 3. To register for the virtual event, visit

SPECIAL COLLECTION: The Geauga Trumbull Solid Waste Management District will hold a collection of electronics and appliances from 9 a.m. to noon Saturday at the facility, 5138 Enterprise Drive, Warren. The new hours of operation are 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Tuesday is reserved for the collection of appliances and electronics. For information on accepted items, call 330-675-2673 or 800-707-2673.

COLLECTION TO HELP THE AGENCY: The McKinley Memorial Library in Niles is collecting hats, mittens and scarves for the month of October as part of a campaign to benefit community services in Niles. Donations must be new and unused, store bought or handmade. Donations can be dropped off at the library or Niles Community Services on Vienna Avenue.

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