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DULCIMER SOCIETY AS GUEST: Dulcimer Society of Trumbull County, President and Musician, Bill Schilling, Will Play Folk Style and Appalachian Music, 10 a.m. Feb. 19 in Chad Anthony Grill Conference Room, 4698 Belmont Avenue, Liberty, for Historic William Holmes McGovery Community Memories Lecture Series forever. This is an encore performance.

All programs are open to the public. Member admission is $5 and non-member admission is $10. Refreshments will be provided and a 50/50 drawing will benefit the educational community message. Reservation is suggested. Entry without reservation is allowed, based on seat availability, which is limited due to social distancing. For reservations or more information, phone 330-726-8277.

Schilling plays six- and 12-string guitars, autoharp, hammer and flute, curved flutes, six- and 12-string banjo guitars, patriotic steel guitars, bass guitars, recorders, bazookas, pitchers and a variety of inexpensive or homemade instruments. He has been singing and playing many folk instruments for over 40 years from coast to coast.

Schilling is the founder of the Dulci-More: Folk and Traditional Musicians and the Dulci-More Festival, and is a founding member of the Canton Folk Song Society and past president of the Folknet.

Women’s Club Association: The Trumbull County Club Association is seeking applicants for three $1,000 scholarships awarded to eligible high school students. The scholarship is based on the applicant’s financial needs, character and academic achievements with a grade point average of 2.5 or more. Recipients will apply, enroll, or be admitted to an accredited university, college, junior college, or technical/vocational school for the purpose of furthering their education.

Applications are available through all Trumbull County High School Guidance Counselors or by calling Terri Crabbs, Head of Scholarship, at 330-637-3845 or tcrabbs@aol.com. All applications must be received by 1 May.

Friendly Squares: The Friendly Squares will host their monthly square dances from 7:30 to 10 p.m. Saturday at Niles Scope Center, 14 E State Street, Niles. Jane Hammond will be the caller, and Frankie Hammond will perform the line dances. Valentine’s Day will be the theme of the dance. The dress is informal. There will be a donation of $6 per person at the door. For information, call 330-506-3370.

Dental Exams: Dr. Paul Bertolacio, Gerrard’s dentist, 26 E. Wilson Ave. , Free dental checkups for uninsured children from 8 a.m. to 2 p.m. Friday as part of the Give Kids a Smile program. To book an appointment, call 330-545-2000.

SCRAP DRIVE: The Boy Scout Troop 20 in Lordstown hosts a scrap metal drive and will collect appliances, mowers, scrap cars, batteries, and all kinds of scrap metal. Free pickup is available if scrap is out of the house by calling 330-219-1368.

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