ARTS AND CRAFTS SHOWS
XSt. Vincent DePaul Catholic Church, 4453 Warren-Sharon Road, Vienna, will hold an arts and crafts show from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday at the church hall. There will be more than 50 local craftspeople. There also will be a bake sale and an expanded bargain room. Ethnic foods including kolachi, stuffed cabbage and pirogi will be sold.
XGreater Friendship Baptist Church, 646 Lakewood Ave., Youngstown, will be the site of a bazaar sponsored by the Pastor's Aid Ministry from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Sept. 14; set-up will be from 8:30 to 9:30 a.m. For more information or to reserve a space call (330) 747-7373.
XSt. Joseph the Provider Infant Jesus of Prague Guild, 633 Porter Ave., Campbell, will host a bingo and card party at 2 p.m. Sunday. There will be refreshments, prizes and a color television raffle. Admission is $4. For information call the rectory, (330) 755-0266.
XWestern Reserve Care System Auxiliary will sponsor a bus trip Oct. 25 to Niagara Falls, Canada. The bus will leave at 6:45 a.m. from Valu City in Boardman, 7:05 from Arby's in the Liberty Plaza and 7:20 from Wal-Mart in Warren. Return will be about 11 p.m. that evening. The cost is $20 and each participant will receive a $10 casino voucher. Participants must take a birth certificate, passport or some other proof of U.S. citizenship and a photo identification including a valid driver's license. Full payment is required by Oct. 1. Checks should be made payable to WRCS Volunteer Auxiliary and sent to Agnes Krut in care of the Volunteer Services Department, Forum Health Northside Medical Center, 500 Gypsy Lane, Youngstown, Ohio 44501. Your check confirms your reservation and checks must include a phone number.
XNewton Falls Firefighters Auxiliary will sponsor a Chili Cook-off beginning at 11 a.m. Oct. 5. Judging will be held at 3 p.m., food will be available for eating at 4, and winners will be announced at 6. Application forms are available at the city manager's office or by contacting Phoebe Smith, (330) 872-3708. The entry fee is $50, and applications must be returned by Sept. 21. There also will be a pumpkin-decorating contest with prizes and a 50-50 raffle. Funds will be used for equipment for Newton Falls Joint Fire District.
XAlzheimer's Association will hold a garage sale from 8 a.m. to 6 p.m. Saturday at Western Reserve United Methodist Church, 4580 Canfield Road, Canfield. Household items, toys, clothing books and collectibles will be sold. Donations will be accepted from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Thursday and Friday.
XNorth Branch of the Public Library of Youngstown and Mahoning County, 1344 Fifth Ave., will hold book sales from 4 to 6 p.m. Sept. 11, 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Sept. 14, and 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Sept. 16.
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.