St. Rose Home and School will sponsor the annual Home and School Auction on Friday at Leo’s Ristorante, 7042 E. Market St., Howland. Tickets are $25 each and include a buffet dinner. Doors open at 6 p.m. with silent auction tables and live auction items. To purchase tickets call Melissa Malito at 330-545-6930.
A.R.T.S. Club is having a holiday craft show from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Dec. 1 at Mohawk High School, 385 Mohawk School Road, Bessemer, Pa. Vendors are needed. Each will receive an 8-foot table and chair for $50. Student clubs and vendors will sell their handmade items, gifts, decorations, stocking stuffers and baked goods. Holiday instrumental music and carolers will entertain. Lunch will be available in the cafeteria. For information call art teacher Linda Joyce at 724-667-7782, ext. 2171.
Church Hill United Methodist Church, 189 Church Hill-Hubbard Road, will have a craft show with baked goods from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday.
Meander VFW Ladies Auxiliary 9571, 11397 Ellsworth Road, Ellsworth, is sponsoring a craft show from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday with craft items, gifts and baked goods, basket auction and refreshments. For information call 330-547-3327 or 330-538-3834.
South Range PTO’s third annual craft show will be 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. March 16, 2013. Vendors are wanted. Each space is $30; the deadline is March 1. For information call 330-533-6509 or email email@example.com.
Friends of Children of Deaf Adults, sponsored by the Community Center for the Deaf Committee, will host a deaf festival from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday at Struthers Presbyterian Church, 110 Poland St. A bake sale, craft sale, hourly giveaways, entertainment, and food and drinks will be offered. Canned goods for the needy will be collected. Proceeds will benefit the CODA Christmas Fund. Vendors space available for $20 by calling Becky Somnitz at 330-787-0128, Diana Edwards at 330-219-4883 or Diana Youngblood 330-774-7847.
Columbiana First Presbyterian Church, 28 E. Park Ave., Columbiana, will have its annual indoor flea market on Saturday from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. during the “Christmas in Columbiana” weekend. Shoppers will find a mix of garage sale items, antiques and collectibles and craft merchandise at over 30 vendor tables. An eat-in or carryout lunch counter will offer a variety of homemade soups and hot meatball subs.
American Cancer Society Relay for Life–Team Rachel will benefit from proceeds from a steak fry planned from 6 to 9 p.m. Friday at Our Lady of Mount Carmel Church hall, 343 Via Mount Carmel, Youngstown. The cost is $25 with a cash bar. Team Rachel was created in memory of Rachel Beasley Possert. Contact Diane McNally Bassetti at 330-518-2850 for tickets or to make donations of cash and gifts to a raffle-auction.
Shrine of Our Lady, Comforter of the Afflicted, 517 S. Belle Vista Ave., Youngstown, will host a Thanksgiving basket and 50-50 raffles after the noon Mass Sunday. First prize will be a turkey and trimmings basket; second, a family fun basket; and third, a wine, beer and cheese basket. Cost is $1 per ticket or six for $5. Winners do not need to be present. Proceeds will benefit the church. For information call the church at 330-799-1888.
Beatitude House will benefit from Christmas at the Lake, a fundraiser planned from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. Dec. 2 at The Lake Club, 1140 Paulin Road, Poland. The family event includes brunch (featuring a kid-size buffet), activities and entertainment by local children’s group Hey Kids! Gifts will be available at auction and for purchase. Proceeds will benefit Beatitude House, which serves homeless women and children by providing homes, educational opportunities and other support. Sponsorships are available at various levels. For details call Beatitude House at 330-744-3147 or email firstname.lastname@example.org.
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.