American Association of University Women, Youngstown Branch, will meet at 10 a.m. Nov. 3 in the gathering room at Park Vista, 1216 Fifth Ave. After a continental breakfast and business meeting, Dr. Matt O’Mansky of Youngstown State University Sociology and Anthropology Department will present the program, “What the Mayans are Really Telling Us in 2012.” Mary Allgood, Mary Ann Allgood and Kathleen Lodge will be hostesses. For information call 330-702-0567.

Mill Creek Chapter of American Business Women’s Association will celebrate its 50th anniversary during a Victorian tea at 6:30 p.m. Nov. 13 at Piccadilly Parlour, 114 S. Broad St., Canfield. The cost is $19. Betsy Williams of Salem Hospital will discuss “Humor and Laughter in Our Lives.” For reservations call Kathy Anderson at 330-533-6675 or Jackie Fischio at 330-788-6634 by Nov. 6.

Tri-Gold Chapter of the American Business Women’s Association will hold a recruitment night Nov. 14 at the Fireplace Restaurant & Lounge, 2075 E. Western Reserve Road, Poland. Social will begin at 5:30 p.m., and dinner at 6 will precede a business meeting. The dinner choices are broiled fish, pork chops or chicken francaise. The cost is $18; beverages are not included. The deadline is Nov. 7; call 330-793-6208 or 330- 652-0589.


Newcomer’s Club will have a meeting at 11:30 a.m. Wednesday followed by lunch at noon at Johnny’s, 7807 Market St., Boardman. A speaker from AAA will discuss defensive driving. For information call 234-759-3530.

Round Table Woodcarvers will meet from 9 to 11:45 a.m. Thursday at the Senior Center, 1110 Fifth Ave., Youngstown. Wood and the use of tools will be provided, and carving lessons will be free. Children must be accompanied by an adult. For information call 330-792-4355 or 330-744-5071.

Western Reserve Amateur Radio Club will offer a training class at 7 p.m. Nov. 7 at ITT Technical School, 1030 N. Meridian Road, Youngstown. Allan Avnet will be leading the class for those interested in obtaining their FCC amateur radio general class license. Preregistration is required. Contact Allan Avnet (AB8AA), 330-549-3051, or

Youngstown Women’s Connection is planning a luncheon Nov. 13 at the Saxon Club, 710 S. Meridian Road. Husbands, brothers, sons and co-workers are invited. Doors open at 11:15 a.m., and lunch will be served at noon. Ron Jackson, co-trainer at Salem Boxing Gym, will present “Building Youth vs. Repairing Adults.” Special music will be by Rex and Bev Dingey. The speaker will be Lorraine Serra, recording artist from Pittsburgh, on “Life in the Spotlight Can Be Blinding.” Cost is $12. Child care is free. Reservations are due by Nov. 6, but walk-ins are welcome. Call 330-793-8655 or 330-652-3687 or visit Facebook.


Niles Silver Thimbles of the American Sewing Guild will meet at 11 a.m. Thursday at Vernon’s Cafe, 720 Youngstown-Warren Road. Take a $10 exchange gift and items for the gardening basket. Call 330-847-7386.


Youngstown Chapter, Rosicrucian Order AMORC, will celebrate its 61st anniversary at 2 p.m. Sunday at Dublin Grange, 6571 Fairgrounds Blvd., Canfield. The program will be the history of the Youngstown chapter, and there will be a question and answer session about the order.


Canfield Republican Women’s Club will meet at noon Nov. 7 at A La Cart Catering, 229 Lisbon St. Call 330-533-3205 for reservations.


Junior Seton Circle will have its monthly meeting followed by a luncheon at noon Nov. 8 at A La Cart Catering, Canfield. Speaker is Sister Dorothy Kundracik. Call 330-726-9909.

Youngstown South Christian Women’s Connection will sponsor a luncheon from 11:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. Nov. 14 at Avion on the Water Banquet Center, 2177 W. Western Reserve Road, Canfield. The public is invited. Featured will be “The Bread Chef” with Nancy Landgraff and “Life in the Spotlight Can Be Blinding” by guest speaker and singer Lorraine Serra of Pittsburgh. Reservation deadline is Nov. 7. Call 330-788-2340, 330-793-6676 or Stonecroft Bible Study at 330-360-0509.


D.A.R.E. Singles Group meets at 7:30 p.m. each Thursday at Disciples Christian Church, 565 Boardman-Canfield Road. Other events scheduled this week are: Monday, meet at 7 p.m. at Mocha House in Boardman; Tuesday, dance classes at 7 p.m. at Judy Conti’s, Austintown; Thursday, new-member meeting at 7:30 p.m.; and Nov. 3, bowling at 7:30 p.m. at Boardman Lanes, 7524 Market St.


American Chronic Pain Association Support Group will meet at noon Wednesday at Cindy’s Health & Vitality Center, 56 Youngstown-Warren Road, Niles. Contact Karen Suchanek at 330-539-5511 or email her at

A bereavement group for those who struggle with the loss of their pet will meet from 6:30 to 8 p.m. the second Wednesday of each month at The Learning Dog Training and Enrichment Center, 757 N. Main St., Hubbard, beginning Nov. 14. Snacks and beverages will be served. For information call 330-534-4990.

Nar-Anon, a 12-step program for those affected by someone else’s addiction, will meet at 7 p.m. Wednesday at the Neil Kennedy Recovery Clinic, 5211 Mahoning Ave., Suite 3000, Austintown.

Recovery Inc., a self-help mental health group, will meet at 7 p.m. Thursday at Christ Church Presbyterian, 1933 Canfield Road, Boardman. For information call 330-747-1176.

TOPS 327 will meet Monday at Christ Church Presbyterian, 1933 Canfield Road, Boardman. Weigh-in is from 6:15 to 6:45 p.m. followed by the meeting at 7. The first meeting is free. Guests are welcome. For information call 330-793-4378 or 330-779-0144.

TOPS 1237, Austintown, will meet Thursday at Idaho Road Alliance Church, 250 Idaho Road, across from Frank Ohl Middle School. Weigh-in is from 5 to 5:30, p.m., followed by the meeting until 6:30. For information call 330-758-4923.

TOPS 1497, Austintown, will meet from 9:30 to 11 a.m. Thursday at Smith Corners United Methodist Church, 3000 S. Niles Canfield Road. New members are welcome; the first meeting is free. For more information call 330-759-4737.

Club news is published Friday. Please submit information about upcoming activities to the Society Department by noon Wednesday.

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