Salem Public Library’s used book sale will be from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday at St. Paul School gymnasium, 925 E. State St. Semiannual book sales are sponsored by Salem Public Library Memorial Fund Association; 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.

Queen of the Holy Rosary Church, 291 Scoville Dr., Vienna, needs crafters and vendors for its 11th annual craft show from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Oct. 20. The cost is $20 per 8-foot table. For information call 330-856-2597 between 9 a.m. and 3 p.m. Monday through Friday.

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., is seeking vendors for its Holiday Craft Show planned for Nov. 3. For information call 330-792-1578.


First Presbyterian Church, 890 Church Hill Road, Girard, is sponsoring a free family fun fair for all ages from 3 to 5 p.m. Sunday. It will feature carnival-style games, a bounce-around, prizes, popcorn, cotton candy, snow cones and hot dogs. For information call 330-505-1192.

Leetonia Artisans Festival Committee is seeking arts, crafts, antiques and collectibles 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 Wednesday to Leetonia Artisans Festival Committee, c/o Randy Chismar, Leetonia Village Hall, 300 Main St., Leetonia, OH 44431.


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. 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. Proceeds will benefit the association’s scholarship fund.

Ohio State University Alumni Club of Trumbull and Mahoning Counties is announcing its annual benefit football ticket raffle; winners need not be present for the Saturday drawing. 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. 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. Proceeds will benefit the club’s scholarship fund.


Belleria Pizza, 3460 S. Meridian Road, Austintown, will be the site of a car trunk and treasure sale Saturday to benefit the Greater East Ohio Alzheimer’s Association. The sale will be from 8 to 11 a.m., and setup 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 the church front yard on Route 164. To reserve a space call 330-482-4824 and leave a message with your name and phone number. A single 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, 300 Valley Road, 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 Aug. 24 and until noon Aug. 25. Then fill a paper bag for $1 until closing. 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.

Immaculate Heart of Mary Church will have its annual Treasures in Your Trunk Sale from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. Sept. 15 in the church parking lot, 4500 Norquest Blvd., Austintown. The cost is $10 per space for early registration, and money must be received by Sept. 13. Any spaces available after the deadline will cost $15. No refunds. Take your own table up to 8 feet long to set up in front of your trunk. A used book sale will take place in the parish center at the same time. Homemade baked goods, food and beverages will be available. For information or to register, call Dolly Anderson at 330-792-8355.

Junior Women’s League of Canfield is recruiting vendors for the 43rd annual Fall Market 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 Friday, Saturday and Sunday. No city permit is required for the three days.

Otterbein United Methodist Church, 1128 State Road, Champion, is hosting a rummage sale and bake sale from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. Sept. 7 and from 8 a.m. to noon Sept. 8. After 11 a.m. bags may be filled for $5. There will be a variety of old jewelry, household and craft items, books, antique crocks, a shoemaker’s last (used to fashion or repair shoes), pictures and many items for children. Clean and working donations will be accepted from 9 to 11 a.m. Aug. 27 through 31. No clothing will be accepted. For information call 330-847-7072.

Simon Road Church of God, 4750 Simon Road, Boardman, has scheduled a yard sale from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Aug. 23 and 9 a.m. to noon on Aug. 24 at the church. Proceeds will go to the pastor’s wife and for a mission trip.

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 more 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 at 330-330-8166. for information or to reserve a space.

Youngstown Saxon Club, 710 S. Meridian Road, Austintown, will have a Kids Resale from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. Sept. 29. Setup will be from 7 to 11 a.m. Items available 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.


E.B. Family Life Center will sponsor a bus trip Saturday 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., 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.

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 S.C.O.P.E. 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, four seats are still 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.

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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