XSharpsville Area Elementary School PTO is seeking crafters to participate in a craft show to be held Oct. 19 at Sharpsville Area Elementary School. For more information or reservations call the school at (724) 962-7168 or Linda Lee at (724) 962-8105.
XOur Lady of Mount Carmel Church, Via Mount Carmel, Youngstown, will hold an Italian festival from 6 to 11 p.m. Friday and Saturday and from 1 to 11 p.m. Sunday on the church grounds. Admission is $2 per person, and passes for all three days are $5. For information or tickets call Tony Trolio, (330) 757-2779.
XSt. James the Apostle Church, Route 422, New Bedford, Pa., will hold its Celebration 2002 this weekend. Events Saturday include Mass at 4 p.m. with the Rev. Scott Seethaler, food and games from 5 to 11 p.m. and the Wranglers Band from 7 to 11. Sunday activities are Mass at 10:45 a.m., food and games from noon to 9 p.m., entertainment by choirs from 2 to 5, face painting by clowns from 3 to 6, square dancing from 7 to 9 and conclusion at 9. Other activities will be a Chinese auction, bake sale, crafts, rock-climbing wall and bounce house. Food specialties include lamb, sausage, steak hoagies, pirogi, stuffed cabbage and lemon shakes. Proceeds will benefit the Genesis House Program, New Castle Youth Development Center Chapel and St. James R.O.C.K.S. Mission Trip. For information call the church at (724) 964-8276.
XMahoning County Salvation Army will conduct a gigantic garage sale from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Friday at 4116 Arden Blvd., off Canfield Road. Donations are being accepted. Funds will support projects at Glenwood Avenue, Austintown and Eastside facilities. For more information call (330) 746-8403.
XVFW Post 6488 and Auxiliary, 2065 Coitsville-Hubbard Road, will sponsor a luau from 1 p.m. to 1 a.m. Aug. 3. There will be food, music and prizes. Tickets are $10 and may be purchased at the post or from committee members. For more information call (330) 746-8259.
XSts. Cyril and Methodius Church, 185 Laird Ave. N.E., Warren, has changed the date of its trip to the Cleveland Rainforest and a Nautica Queen luncheon cruise to Aug. 22. Cost is $47, and reservations may be made by calling (330) 369-4286.
XA calendar of activities to which the public is invited is published Mondays. Please submit information to the Society Department by 5 p.m. Thursday.