ASSOCIATION PLANS CLEANUP: The Historic Perkins Homestead Neighborhood Association will hold a fall cleanup starting at 9 a.m. Saturday at the corner of Belmont and Mahoning avenues in Warren. Shovels, rakes, trash bags and gloves will be provided. Lunch will be at noon. Volunteers from the neighborhood are asked to help.
EVENT TO HELP FIRE VICTIMS: A craft and gift show fundraiser for a family of five who lost all their belonings in an Aug. 13 house fire in Craig Beach will be held from noon to 5 p.m. Saturday at the former Video Update store, 175 E. Broad St., Newton Falls. The event will include crafts, vendors, 50-50, silent auction and food. Winners of the auction and drawings will be contacted at 4 p.m.
HISTORICAL GROUP HOSTS SPEAKER: The Kinsman Historical Society will meet at 7:30 p.m. Thursday at the Kinsman Presbyterian Church, 6383 Church St., with guest speaker Dr. Humphrey Germaniuk, Trumbull County medical examiner. He will speak of his experiences as a professional in forensic pathology, in the courtroom, as a teacher and crime scene investigator. He is licensed as a physician in Ohio, New York and Washington, D.C.
COUNCILMAN TO SPEAK TO GROUP: The Southeast Side Community Association will meet at 6 p.m. Thursday at St. James White Hall, corner of Milton and Willard avenues, Warren. Guest speaker is Fifth Ward Councilman Vince Flask.
SCREENINGS OFFERED: Bristolville United Methodist Church, corner of routes 45 and 88, will offer free blood pressure screenings from 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. Friday.
DUCK DERBY TO HELP SHELTER: Someplace Safe, Trumbull County's only domestic violence shelter, will host its third annual duck derby at 2 p.m. Saturday at Lake Vista, 303 N. Mecca Street, state Route 46, Cortland. "Quacktivities," which include children's games, food vendors and a wine, cheese and crackers tent begin at noon. Music will be provided by Full House. All proceeds collected benefit Someplace Safe. Cash prizes will be awarded to winning ducks. Tickets are available at Lake Vista the day of the event and can be purchased in advance by calling 330-393-3005. Winners need not be present to collect prizes.
VOLUNTEER FAIR PLANNED: Students, faculty and staff of Kent State University at Trumbull will have the opportunity to connect with local non-profit agencies to learn about volunteer and internship opportunities available to them at a volunteer fair from 1 to 3 p.m. Tuesday at Kent State Trumbull. The event will be held in the technology building.