Salem Public Library’s used book sale will be 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Aug. 18 at St. Paul School gymnasium, 925 E. State St. The semiannual book sales are sponsored by Salem Public Library Memorial Fund Association, and purchases will support the library. For information call 330-332-0042. To learn more about library programming and services, visit www.salem.lib.oh.us.


Faith Community Church, 1919 E. Midlothian Blvd., has spaces available for its annual craft show, planned for Oct. 20. The cost is $20 for an 8-foot table and 10-foot space. Interested vendors should call 330-792-2835.

Saxon Club Branch 22 Ladies Auxiliary is looking for vendors for its fall craft show scheduled from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Nov. 10 at the Saxon Club, 710 S. Meridian Road, Austintown. Tables may be rented for $25 through Oct. 31; then the cost will increase to $35. For information call 330-788-4274.

St. Mary’s Assumption Social Center, 356 S. Belle Vista Ave., Youngstown, is seeking vendors for its Holiday Craft Show planned for Nov. 3. For information call 330-792-1578.


Just Got to Dance dance club, a nonprofit organization, is sponsoring a dance at the Orthodox Center Pavilion, 1025 N. Belle Vista Ave., Youngstown, on Saturday. A Salsa/Mambo dance lesson will begin promptly at 7 p.m. An evening of social dancing will continue until 11 p.m. Entrance fee for members is $5; for nonmembers its $10. A portion of the proceeds will be donated to a local charity.


Leetonia Artisans Festival Committee is seeking arts, crafts, antiques and collectibles and vendors for the 27th annual show, set for 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Sept. 23, rain or shine, at Leetonia Wick Park on Walnut Street. Spots are $40 for 15-by-15-foot spaces for regular vendors or $50 for food vendors. Vendor applications can be obtained at www.leetonia.org or by contacting Dan Morelli at 330-427-6741. Mail contracts with full payment by Aug. 15 to Leetonia Artisans Festival Committee, c/o Randy Chismar, Leetonia Village Hall, 300 Main St., Leetonia, OH 44431.


Jimmy Lee Project, a fundraiser, is planned from noon to 10 p.m. Saturday at the B&O Station, 530 Mahoning Ave., Youngstown. The event will benefit the Riverbend Center in Warren, a mental health facility and will feature live music, vendors, an auction and a cash bar. Cost is $5 and free for those under 13. There will be activities for children. For information call 330-502-4224 or see www.facebook.com/jimmyleeproject.


Hubbard High School Alumni Association is selling tickets for a chance to win a golf and vacation package to the Broadmoor in Colorado Springs. The three-night stay for four people includes one round of golf per person, one 50-minute Swedish massage per person and $500 spending money. The package is good Sunday through Thursday on a space-available basis through May 2014. The drawing will take place Oct. 13 at the Hubbard High School Alumni Banquet. Tickets are $10 each and may be purchased in Hubbard at Joe’s Barber Shop, Hubbard Soaring Eagle and Deer Creek Golf Course and at Golden Dawn Restaurant in Youngstown. Proceeds will benefit the association’s scholarship fund. Tickets also can be purchased by sending a check to Hubbard High School Alumni Association, c/o Mary Buchenic, 329 Christian Ave., Hubbard, OH 44425. Make checks payable to Hubbard High School Alumni Scholarship Fund.

Ohio State University Alumni Club of Trumbull and Mahoning Counties is announcing its annual benefit football ticket raffle. The grand prize is two President’s Club season football tickets good for all eight home games. Second prize is two tickets to the University of Miami home opener Sept. 1. Raffle tickets are $20 each or three for $50; only 600 tickets will be sold. Proceeds will benefit the club’s scholarship fund. For tickets Trumbull County residents can contact Bob Snyder at BuckeyeRGS@aol.com, and Mahoning County residents can contact Pete Morabito at Buckeyeboy249@yahoo.com. Winners need not be present for the Aug. 18 drawing.


Belleria Pizza, 3460 S. Meridian Road, will be the site of a car trunk and treasure sale to benefit the Greater East Ohio Alzheimer’s Association on Aug. 18. Take an extra card table if needed.The sale will be from 8 to 11 a.m.; set-up will begin at 7. Pizza and refreshments also will be available. Rental spaces cost $25, which goes directly to GEOAA. To reserve a spot or for information, call 440-452-4929 or 330-727-4190.

Calvary United Methodist Church, 12062 South Ave., North Lima, is seeking vendors for its Community Yard Sale from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Sept. 15 (rain date is Sept. 22) in thechurch front yard on Route 164. To reserve a space call 330-482-4824 and leave a message with your name and phone number, and your call will be returned. A singe space of 12-feet-by-12-feet is $15, and a 12-by-24-foot place is $20. Vendors must supply their own tables. Proceeds will be used to take youths on a mission trip.

Damascus United Methodist Church is accepting donations for its annual rummage sale from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Aug. 24 and from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. Aug. 25. Fill a brown paper bag for $4 all day Friday and until noon Saturday. Then from noon until closing fill a paper bag for $1. Larger items will be priced separately. Proceeds will support local missions of the Damascus United Methodist Women. A bake sale and lunch bar will be available.

Galilee Apostolic Church, 4009 Elmwood Ave., Youngstown, is sponsoring a yard and bake sale from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. Thurday, Friday and Saturday. Adults will receive two hot dogs, chips and soda for $4.50, and children, one hot dog, chips and soda for $3.50. Spaces are available for rent for $10 per day or $25 for all three days. Take your own table. To rent a space, call Tracey Hatfield at 330-719-7470 or Ken Hatfield 330-719-7451.

Junior Women’s League of Canfield is recruiting vendors for the 43rd annual Fall Market Event on the Canfield Village Green. This year’s event will take place from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Sept. 15. Vendors range from home-based businesses to arts and craft merchandise. Proceeds will benefit the community. For information call 330-506-4347.

Newton Falls community-wide garage sale will take place Aug. 17, 18 and 19. No city permit is required for these three days.

TNR of Warren is sponsoring a garage sale from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Sept. 8 at Ponderosa Steakhouse parking lot, 3581 Elm Road NE, Warren. Spaces are available for rent for $15. Advertising signs and advertisement in the paper will be provided. Call TNR of Warren at 330-330-8166 for information or to rent a space. Crafters and vendors are wanted for a Holiday Craft and Gift Show Oct. 13 at Packard Park Indoor Shelter House, 1703 Mahoning Ave., Warren. The fee is $20 per indoor space or $25 if electricity is needed. Outside vendor fee is $15. Call TNR of Warren for information or to reserve a space now 330-330-8166.

Youngstown Saxon Club, 710 S. Meridian Road, Youngstown, will have a Kids Resale from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. Sept. 29. Set-up will be from 7 to 11 a.m. Items will include gently used kids clothes, from baby to teen; toys; baby furniture; and maternity clothes. The fee for a table is $20. For an application email kidsresale@yahoo.com or call 330-979-3288. Twenty-two tables are still available.


E.B. Family Life Center will sponsor a bus trip Aug. 18 to the 30th African Festival at the Philip Hart Plaza in Detroit. The bus departs at 7:30 a.m. from the center at 7 S. Garland Ave., Youngstown, and return will be that night. The cost is $50. The festival will celebrate Africa and African culture. There will be games, prizes and refreshments on the bus. For information call Gloria J. Armour at 330-743-7260, Beatrice Dixon at 330-746-3667, Barbara Gilbert at 330-744-7213 or Sandra J. Harden at 330-743-0526.

Friends of Fellows Riverside Gardens is hosting a bus tour of Philadelphia’s Gardens of Brandywine Valley. Travel dates are Thursday through Sunday. Garden stops include Chanticleer, Morris Arboretum and the world-renowned Longwood Gardens, which will be highlighted by an evening of fireworks and a fountain show. Price is $785 for members and $825 for others. Call 330-740-7116 for information and to reserve a spot.

Junior Civic League is hosting a trip to the 2012 Cleveland Clasic on Sept. 15. At 8 a.m. a bus will load for a trip to Cleveland Browns Stadium for the football game between Morehouse and Winston-Salem State. The bus will leave from behind McDonald’s on Belmont Avenue. The public is invited. The cost of the trip is $100 per person. Call 330-727-4540.

Mahoning Valley Italian Society Inc. is sponsoring a trip to Meadows Casino on Sept. 10. The bus will load at 8:30 a.m. and leave at 9 a.m. from the back parking lot of St. Joseph the Provider, 633 Porter Ave., Campbell. The return loading will be at 4 p.m., and the bus will leave by 4:15 p.m. The cost is $25 per person. The casino is giving $15 in free play and $5 for food. To make reservations call 330-755-7742 or 330-755-6976 by Aug. 31. There will be no refunds. Seating is assigned as you pay. A valid ID will be needed for the trip. Those with a card for the casino should let organizers know.

Niles SCOPE Senior Center, 14 E. State St., is taking reservations for the following trips: Sept. 18-21, Gaylord Opryland Resort, Nashville, double occupancy is $615, triple is $604 and quad is $594, ask for single rates, payment plans are available; and October, fall foliage trip on Gateway Clipper in Pittsburgh, more information to come. Pick up a flier at the center or call 330-544-3676.

Salem’s St. Paul Church is sponsoring a Sept. 6 bus tour to “The Strip” in Pittsburgh. The two-hour walking tour, which includes historical information on the area, is a midday outing of the area’s multicultural eateries and features samplings of Italian pastries, Mediterranean specialties, European meats and French bread. Shopping time in the area follows the tour. The cost is $60. The trip is limited to 40 registrants. Call 330-337-7215.

A calendar of activities to which the public is invited is published Monday. Please submit information to the Society Department by noon Thursday.

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