County Briefing

Drive by for a chicken dinner

The Leetonia First United Methodist Church, 50 Lisbon St., will hold its monthly drive by chicken dinner from 4-6 p.m. Thursday, April 18. The meal includes mashed potatoes, gravy, stuffed chicken breast , green beans, and a brownie. To reserve a dinner, call 427-6856 between 2-4 p.m. and give your name and number, how many dinners you want held back and time that you are planning to pick them up.

Allergy free egg hunt planned

Mile Branch Grange, 495 Knox School Road, Alliance, is sponsoring its third allergy free Easter egg hunt at 10:30 a.m. Saturday, April 20. Grange members are hosting this event to provide a safe environment for children with food allergies or other health issues, who often miss traditional egg hunts to protect the child from possible reactions. There will be special area for children who need a quieter, calmer environment. There will be four age groups for children 0-14. Children need to bring their own basket or bag. The Easter Bunny will be available for pictures. There will be no candy or food at the event. Eggs will contain small toys, stickers, coins, etc. There will be special eggs for larger prizes. Door prizes will be awarded to parents. The event will held rain or shine, under roof if necessary. Donations are being accepted from local businesses to help fund this event. For more information leave a message at 330-821-8023 or on our Facebook page.

Breakfast with bunny and a hunt

The East Fairfield United Methodist Church, 45675 State Route 558, New Waterford, will hold a community breakfast with the Easter Bunny from 9-11 a.m. Saturday, April 13. Children can have their picture taken with the Easter Bunny. Donations will benefit the children’s ministry programs. An Easter egg hunt will follow at 11:15 a.m. for children ages 0-12. Door prizes will be awarded.

Train show, flea market set

The Youngstown Model Railroad Association is sponsoring its annual spring flea market and train show from 10 a.m. to 3:30 p.m., Sunday April 14 at the Salem CenterPlex, next to the Salem Community Center. Admission is $5 for adults and children under 12 will be admitted for free. The show will include more than 220 dealer tables of merchandise and equipment for all model railroad scales and interests, as well as train parts, books, video CDs, photographs and other memorabilia. A free shuttle service will be offered by the Salem Historical Society by the street trolley to parking areas around the community center and in the municipal lot in Waterworth Park.

1K books for a pre-K child

The 1000 Books Before Kindergarten is being offered at the Lepper Library. This free program helps prepare a pre-K child for school. A child will receive a free book once they’ve completed the program. For more information, call 424-3117.