St. Joseph at Immaculate Heart of Mary School, 4470 Norquest Blvd., Austintown, is sponsoring a quarter auction fundraiser Friday. Doors open at 6:15 p.m., and the auction begins at 7. Advanced sales are preferred but tickets will be available at the door. The number of quarters required for each bid is based on the value of the item. There also will be a 50-50 raffle. This is an adult event; mixers will be available. Tables of 6 to 8 can be reserved. Pop, water, snacks and pepperoni rolls will be available for purchase. For tickets call Molly Faloon 330-502-9163 or Nicole Fryfogle 330-502-9996.


St. Brendan Church, 2800 Oakwood Ave., will conduct an Election Day bake sale Tuesday starting at 6:30 a.m. in Maxwell Hall. Free coffee will be available. Proceeds will benefit the parish boiler fund.


East Fairfield United Methodist Church, 45675 state Route 558, New Waterford, will have its annual Election Day bazaar from 9 a.m. to 6 p.m. Tuesday in the church fellowship hall. A soup and sandwich luncheon will be available from 11:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. Bargain day will be Wednesday when all items will be $1 per bag. Proceeds will support mission projects of the United Methodist Women. For information call the church office at 330-457-2465.


Austintown Senior Center, 112 Westchester Drive, will have a bingo party from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday. Cost is $5 and includes a bingo card and light lunch. Tickets are available from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. Monday through Friday at the center or by calling 330-593-1416.

Heritage Presbyterian Church, 1951 Mathews Road, Poland, will host a bingo and basket party at 3 p.m. Sunday. Tickets are $5 and include a hot dog, chips, coffee and bingo cards. The kitchen will serve haluski, hot dogs, desserts and beverages beginning at 1:30. Proceeds will go to Beatitude House and Sojourner House.


Austintown Middle School PTA 28th Annual Autumn Craft Show will be from 10 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. Saturday at the school, 800 S. Raccoon Road. Admission is free. There will be crafts, food, a basket auction and more. For information call 330-270-0049, 330-270-0665 or 330-792-5373 or email bigmama5@zoominternet.net.

East Palestine Chamber of Commerce will host its annual holiday craft show from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Saturday at East Palestine Elementary School, 195 W. Grant St. There also will be a bake sale and basket auction. Admission and parking are free. Santa will visit from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. For information call Bonnie Davis at 330-271-1979 or bkddavis74@yahoo.com.

Grace Chapel Community Church, 4075 Lamor Road, Hermitage, Pa. will host Crafts for a Cause from 9 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. Saturday. Proceeds will benefit a small village of Pelerin, Haiti, that Grace Chapel supports. Admission of $1 goes to Mercer County backpack program for area school children. Included will be area crafters and artisans, food and a basket auction that will continue Saturday evening and during Sunday morning services. For information contact Marsha Bucciarelli at 330-727-3139.

Hillside Rehabilitation Hospital’s Gift Shop will sponsor a craft fair from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Friday. Those attending are asked to park and enter by outpatient services. Handmade items will be sold. For details call 330-841-3784.

Howland Community Church, 198 Niles-Cortland Road, Warren, will be the location of a Helping Hands Craft Show from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday, sponsored by the missions and outreach committee, food cupboard and operation shoe-leather. Food will be available. Admission is $2. For information about reserving a table call 330-856-3628.

Sharpsville Elementary PTO is sponsoring its annual fall craft show and basket auction from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Saturday at Sharpsville Elementary School, 100 Hittle Drive. Admission is $2, and hot lunches will be available. Proceeds will benefit the students.

Shepherd of the Valley-Niles, 1500 McKinley Ave., is having its annual holiday craft show from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Friday. For information contact Kim Osborn, activity director, 330-544-0771, ext. 2814.

YMCA Recreation Center, 45 Alan Ave., Greenville, Pa., will host its 14th annual holiday craft show from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Saturday. Admission is $1 and includes craft vendors, a 50-50 raffle, basket auction and door prizes. For information call 724-588-4810 , email rstates@svymca.come or visit www.svymca.com.

Youngstown Saxon Club Branch 22, 710 S. Meridian Road, Youngstown, will have a fall craft show from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Saturday. There will be 40 vendors, a bake sale and food for lunch.

Zion Hill Church of the Brethren, 14550 New Buffalo Road, Columbiana, will sponsor a craft and rummage sale from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Friday and 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. Saturday. There will be craft and rummage tables, baked goods and home-canned items. Lunch will be available.


St. James Episcopal Church, 7640 Glenwood Ave., Boardman, will have its annual fall rummage sale from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Thursday and from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Friday, when all items are half price.


Mill Creek Chapter of the American Business Women’s Association Relay for Life Team is sponsoring a bus trip to Rivers Casino Sunday. The cost is $30, which includes $15 in play and $5 in food. Games and refreshments will be available on bus. Pickup will be at 1 p.m. at Fab Limousines, 3681 Connecticut Ave., Youngstown, and at 1:15 p.m. at K-Mart, 1209 Boardman-Poland Road, Boardman. The bus will return by 9 p.m. For reservations call 330-799-4507 or 330-270-9979.

Mineral Ridge Alumni Banquet Committee is sponsoring a bus trip to Rivers Casino on Nov. 14. The cost is $30 per person and includes $15 for slots and $5 for food. Parking and bus pickup will be at First Presbyterian Church, 3654 state Route 46, Mineral Ridge. The bus will leave at 9 a.m. and return at approximately 6 p.m. For information or reservations call 330-652-2471 or 330-953-0590. Proceeds will go to 2013 alumni banquet.

Trumbull County Travel Club is sponsoring a trip Dec. 4 to historic Riverside Inn in Cambridge Springs, Pa. The motor coach will depart at 10 a.m. from K-Mart in Niles and at 10:15 from Shepherd of the Valley in Howland. Seats are $75 per person. A full-course luncheon followed by a “Riverside Christmas” variety show are included. Call 330-856-5398 or 330-369-1898 to reserve a seat. The club also is planning a trip to Iceland in July and to New Mexico to the balloon fest in October 2013.

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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