XLawrence County Women's Shelter-Rape Crisis Center will hold its 15th annual charity auction at 6 p.m. Saturday at The Centre Banquet Facility in New Castle, Pa. The event will feature a valentine buffet, cash bar and entertainment by the Slippery Rock University flute choir. Tickets are $20 in advance by calling (724) 652-9206. Proceeds will benefit the organization's services.
XSt. Matthias Infant of Prague Guild will hold a bingo and card party at 2 p.m. Sunday at the Father Snock Center, 2800 Shady Run Road. Tickets are $4. There will be prizes and refreshments.
XSacred Heart Church, 400 Lincoln Park Drive, Youngstown, will sponsor a Mardi Gras from 6:30 to 11:30 p.m. March 1 at Our Lady of Mount Carmel Hall, 343 Via Mount Carmel, Youngstown. There will be entertainment, a buffet dinner, $1,000 raffle, a cash bar, and valuable prizes including a prize for the King and Queen and the best-themed table. Costumes are optional. The cost is $30, and the deadline for purchasing tickets is Feb. 21. Admission and raffle tickets may be purchased by calling (330) 747-5739, (330) 755-9392, or the rectory, (330) 747-6080, between 9 a.m. and 2:30 p.m.
XSt. Rocco's Episcopal Church, 239 Trumbull Ave., Liberty, will hold a valentine dinner and dance Saturday. Cavatelli and meatballs, salad, baked chicken, roasted potatoes, sausage and peppers, coffee and cake will be served from 6 to 7 p.m., and dancing will be from 7 to 11. The cost is $25. For tickets or reservations call (330) 726-4995 or (330) 799-4320.
XPegasus Farm, 7490 Edison St., N.E., Hartville, is sponsoring a fund-raising raffle for a Harley-Davidson 2002 Anniversary Sportster. Tickets are $2 each or six for $10, and may be obtained by calling Kathy Rubbo at (330) 935-2300. You must be 18 or over to enter. Proceeds will benefit the farm, a nonprofit therapeutic horseback-riding facility for people with disabilities. The drawing will be held July 19 at Somerdale Inn in Somerdale. The winner does not need to be present.
XO-My-O Chapter of the American Business Women's Association will sponsor a bus trip to Wooster on March 29. There will be a visit to Smuckers, Everything Rubbermaid and the Corning Outlet and lunch at the Amish Door Restaurant. The cost is $35 for members and $45 for nonmembers. A nonrefundable deposit of $15 is required by Saturday in order to ensure a seat, and the balance is due March 15. Departure will be 8:30 a.m. from the Red Lobster in Boardman and 9 a.m. from McDonalds in Liberty. Those interested should contact Glenda West at (330) 783-2717 for information or reservations.