CARD, BINGO PARTIES
Trumbull County Federated Democratic Women’s Club will host its annual card party from 2 to 5 p.m. April 22 in the parish hall at Christ Episcopal Church, 2627 Atlantic St., N.E., Warren. There will be lunch, table prizes, door prizes and a raffle. For information or to purchase tickets call Julie King at 330-638-2775.
The Women’s Guild of St. Jude Church, 180 Seventh St., Columbiana, will sponsor the 21st annual church craft show from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Nov. 17 at the church activity center. Vendors can call the church at 330-482-2351 for information.
The Ladies of St. Maron Church, 1555 S. Meridian Road, are looking for vendors as they prepare for their first fall Craft, Antique and Flea Market. The event will take place from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Sept. 8 at the St. Maron Recreational Area. Vendor spaces cost $35. For more information call 330-533-9337.
American Cancer Society Relay for Life-Team Rachel is selling raffle tickets for four one-day Disney World Park Hopper tickets valid through April 1, 2014. This is a $480 value that admits you to Magic Kingdom, Epcot, Hollywood Studios and Animal Kingdom. Raffle tickets cost $10 each and the drawing will be May 19. To buy a ticket call 330-534-4907 or mail a check made payable to Team Rachel to Patti Smith, 633 Jones St., Hubbard, OH 44425; a ticket will be mailed to you.
Christ Episcopal Church, 2627 Atlantic St., Warren, will have a rummage, treasure and bake sale from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. April 13 and from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. April 14. Admission is free except for the April 13 “early birds” who want to pay a 9 a.m. $5 admission fee. The sale will include furniture, tools, books, clothing, kitchen items and more. There will be a bake sale from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. April 13, a $3-a-bag sale at noon April 14 and lunch available from 10 to 2 both days. Proceeds will support parish projects and Relay for Life.
Girard Junior Women will sponsor a trunk sale from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. May 12 in the Girard City Parking lot. The cost to sell from a car trunk or to set up a table is $10.
Menagerie Thrift and Gift Shoppe, 6037 E. Market St., Warren, is open from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. Tuesdays through Saturdays. The store sells clothing, furniture, books, antiques, collectibles and Christmas items year-round. All purchases benefit Animal Welfare of Trumbull County, a nonprofit organization. For more information call 330-856-5174.
TOPS Chapter 2191 will host a trash and treasure sale from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. May 9 at the Wickliffe Presbyterian Church, 45 Idlewood Road, Austintown. Tables are available for $10 and are limited to one per vendor. For information or to reserve a table call Kerry Price at 330-799-2894.
Ursuline Center, 4300 Shields Road, Canfield, will host a Car Trunk & Treasure Sale at 9 a.m. July 14. There also will be food and beverages, a book sale, baked goods and furniture inside the center. The cost for side-by-side spaces in the parking lot is $25; after June 30 the fee will increase to $30. All spaces are available on a first-come, first-served basis. The sale of pets, firearms and fireworks will not be allowed. For information call the center at 330-533-3831 or visit the website firstname.lastname@example.org.
Wickliffe Block Watch will have a trunk sale from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. June 30 at Wickliffe Christian Church, 3939 Potomac Ave., Austintown, in conjunction with its annual block party. Spaces are available for $10. The party is open to all Austintown residents and will run from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. There will be cash prizes awarded to the top eaters in a hot-dog eating contest with three age groups: 8 to 12; 13 to 17; and 18 and up. There also will be music, games, face painting, a basket auction, door prizes, antique cars and demonstrations by area safety forces. The Block Watch will provide free food, and the Austintown Police Dept. will provide beverages. To reserve a space at the trunk show or to register for the hot-dog eating contest call 330-774-1803 or 330-272-5242.
Mineral Ridge Alumni Association Banquet Committee is sponsoring a bus trip to The Meadows Casino on April 20. The cost is $30 with bonuses of $15 in slot play and $5 in food. The bus will load at 9 a.m. and leave at 9:30 from First Presbyterian Church, 3654 state Route 46, Mineral Ridge. It will return there between 6:30 and 7 p.m. Advance reservations are required and are secured through payment. Checks made payable to The Mineral Ridge Alumni Association should be mailed to P.O. Box 191, Mineral Ridge, OH 44440. Proceeds will be used to defray the cost of the June 16 Alumni banquet. To make a reservation call Patty Johnson at 330-652-8555.
Niles SCOPE Senior Center, 14 E. State St., Niles, is taking reservations for the following trips: April 19, Rivers Casino, cost $20; May 10, Das Dutch Haus Dinner Theater, “Doo Wops & Beauty Shops,” $45; May 22, Presque Isle Casino, $20; June 21, Sugarcreek Amish Trip, $67; Sept. 18 to Sept. 21 Gaylord Opryland Resort, Nashville. Double occupancy, $615, triple, $604, or quad, $594. Ask for single rates. Payment plans available; October, fall foliage trip on Gateway Clipper Cruise line in Pittsburgh, more information to come. Pick up a flier at the center or call 330-544-3676.
Trumbull County Travel Club will sponsor a Wine and Dine bus excursion April 21. The bus will depart from the Niles Kmart at 9:45 a.m. Activities will include lunch and a wine taste at Luva Bella Winery in Lowellville; cheese and crackers and a wine sampling at Mastropietro Winery in Berlin Center; shopping and a wine taste at Maize Winery in Hartville; and dessert wines and chocolate at Viking Winery in Kent. Dinner (included) will be at Akron’s Spaghetti House with a glass of wine for all. Return time is planned for 7:30 p.m. The cost per person is $89, and reservations can be placed at 330-369-1898 or 330-856-5398. Ten seats remain available.
A calendar of activities to which the public is invited is published Monday. Please submit information to the Society Department by noon Thursday.