Briefs…

Class to lunch

Warren High School Class of 1956 will meet Tuesday, Nov. 19, for lunch at 1 p.m. at Christie’s Downtown Pub & Grille, Pennsylvania Ave. W., Warren. All classmates, spouses and significant others are invited to attend.

Art league to meet

Warren Art League will have its Christmas dinner at the Crary Gallery on Thursday, Dec. 5, at 6:30 p.m. and see the Irish Smith show that will be opening that week. This month’s Art Challenge, “Beyond the Beyond, Within the Within,” can be interpreted in any medium; participants should take their artwork to the dinner that night. Dinner will be Swiss steak or stuffed chicken breast, potatoes, salad, carrots, dessert and beverage. Family and friends are invited. Call 723-2411 and leave a message with name, number of people with choice of steak or chicken, by Friday Nov. 29.

Caregivers support

The Caregivers Support Group will meet at noon Monday, Nov. 18, in the Wesley Parlor of Grace United Methodist Church, 501 Pennsylvania Ave. E., Warren. Plans for the group’s Christmas luncheon will be completed. This meeting will conclude in time for those who want to attend the program at Allegheny Community Center at 1:30 p.m. At that time, Tim Juliano from Northwest Health Connections will present useful strategies for successful communication with persons with Alzheimer’s disease, and safety concerns. Participants should enter the building from the east side of the church via the elevator entrance at the rear of the parking lot. Wesley Parlor is on the first floor. All caregivers (past and present), family members of those affected by dementia, and anyone interested in the group are invited to attend these meetings which are scheduled for the third Monday of each month. For more information, call 723-9440.

Angel tree ready

Now through Dec. 31, Warren General Hospital Auxiliary is accepting $5 donations to add an angel to the Angel Giving Trees set up at the WGH Cancer Care Center and WGH outpatient lobby. An angel can be placed in honor or in memory of any family member, friend, clergyman, doctor, nurse etc., and an acknowledgment will be sent for the holidays.

Basket raffle planned at WGH

Warren General Hospital Auxiliary will have its annual Christmas Basket Raffle in the outpatient lobby of WGH Dec. 9 to 13. Tickets will be $1 and can be purchased in the outpatient lobby Monday through Thursday from 7 a.m. to 7 p.m. and on Friday, Dec. 13 from 7 a.m. to noon. The drawing will take place at 2 p.m. on Dec. 13.

Crafters to meet

North Warren Crafters will meet for breakfast at 9 a.m. Tuesday, Nov. 19, at the Train Station in North Warren.

55 Plus to meet

The 55 Plus Group of Emanuel United Church of Christ will meet for lunch at 11:30 a.m. Thursday, Nov. 21, at the church. Lunch will be an alphabet tureen.