Homer Laughlin China Co. lecture set
The Canfield Historical Society continues its Spring Lecture Series with a lecture by Dave Conley of the Homer Laughlin China Company. Conley grew up in the East Liverpool area and began his first pottery industry job in 1964, working for the Taylor, Smith and Taylor Company of Chester, W.Va., and the Royal China Company before joining The Homer Laughlin China Company as director of sales and marketing in 1986. The lecture will take place at the Canfield Historical Society’s Bond House on Thursday at 7 p.m. The Bond House is located at 44 W. Main St., Canfield, across from the Canfield library. The lecture is free and open to anyone who would like to attend. No pre-registration is necessary, and this lecture is appropriate for all ages. For more information, call the Canfield Historical Society at 330-533-3458.
Adam Kyle accepted to anesthetist program
Adam Kyle, a 2002 graduate of Austintown Fitch High School, has been accepted to The St. Elizabeth Health Center School for Nurse Anesthetists, Inc. for the fall semester of 2013. The Canfield resident and Youngstown State graduate works at St. Elizabeth’s Health Center main campus in Youngstown where he is employed as a registered nurse in the Surgical Intensive Care Unit, Emergency/Trauma Departments of St. Elizabeth’s Health Center. He is the husband of Andrea Kyle of Canfield, and the son of Richard and Dorothy Kyle.
Blood type diet seminar Thursday
Dr. Ted Suzelis, N.D. will be presenting a free seminar titled, “How to Eat and Live Right for Your Blood Type Diet” on Thursday at 6:30 p.m. at his Boardman office located in South Bridge West (behind Second Sole) at 755 Boardman-Canfield Road, Suite D-3. Suzelis will explain the scientific background behind the “Eat Right For Your Type” diet, as well as dietary and lifestyle guidelines for each blood type. Attendees will be able to try blood type diet-friendly products. For more information or to register, call 330-729-1350 or register online at OhioND.com. Free admission, RSVP required.
Club hosts charity raffle
The Newcomers Club of Canfield, formerly known as Welcome Wagon Club of Canfield, is conducting a charity raffle, the proceeds of which will be donated to 20 or more local charities. Tickets are $20 each or three for $50.
Grand prize is a one-week Starwood vacation stay (airfare not included, some conditions apply), donated by Betty and John Schuld. Second prize is four tickets to the Culinary Arts Center, donated by John Zidian Co., Inc. Third prize is a Q Series Weber Tailgate Gas Grill, donated by Youngstown Propane, Fireplace and Patio. Fourth prize is a Spa Package donated by Reflections Wellness Center. Fifth prize is three-room cleaning performed by Beatitude House. The winning ticket will be drawn on April 26 and the winner will be notified. For tickets, call Jeannie Gullia, club president, at 330-651-1713. Checks should be made out to “Newcomers Club Foundation.”
Doctor hosts seminar
Dr. Noah Erickson will host a free seminar for families and professionals on the treatment he offers on April 22 at 7 p.m. His focus is helping children who are on the autism spectrum, have speech and language delays, ADHD, as well as other health issues such as ear infections, allergies and digestive problems. Erickson has 15 years of experience and education in human biology, sports medicine, holistic autism treatment and he is also a medical acupuncturist and a chiropractic physician.
Vendors needed for market event
The Junior Women’s League of Canfield is recruiting vendors for the 44th annual Fall Market Event on the Canfield Village Green. This year’s event will take place on Sept. 21 from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Participating vendors may range from home-based businesses to art and craft merchandise to non-profit organizations. Proceeds from the Fall Market benefit the community. For more information, call 330-506-4347.
Survive April showers at library
Drop by the library and figure out which important events took place in the month of April. If you can make it through the showers, you could win a prize. During library hours through the month of April. For teens in grades 7-12.
Make and take a craft
Children of all ages are invited to create a spring craft during library hours through the month of April.
Smart Money for 4s and 5s at Canfield library
The Canfield library will host Smart Money: Fun Times for 4s and 5s on April 23 at 10 a.m.
The program will include developmentally-appropriate stories and activities that will help your child (ages 4-5) learn about money.
Each child will receive a piggy bank. Children must be accompanied by an adult.
Check your blood pressure
Get your blood pressure checked at the Canfield library on April 16 from 1 to 3 p.m. The event is being hosted by Salem Area Visiting Nurse Association.
Swap coupons at the library
If you have coupons you don’t need or need coupons you don’t have, drop by between 9 a.m. and noon at the Canfield library April 12-13 to stretch your shopping dollars by swapping coupons or learning new tips from other coupon-clippers.
Nook for novices and pros
If you are new to Nook or new to borrowing eBooks from the library for your well-used Nook, bring your device to the Canfield library on April 22 at 6:30 p.m. and they will show you how to find and download eBooks from the library’s Digital Catalog on the website.
Don’t forget your Adobe ID and email information.
Space is limited. Call 330-744-8636 and ask for the Canfield library to register.
Smart money program set
The Canfield library will host Smart Money: Tales and Talk for 2s and 3s on April 24 at 10 a.m. The program will include developmentally-appropriate stories and activities that will help your child (ages 2-3) learn about money. Each child will receive a piggy bank. Children must be accompanied by an adult.
Receive ACT/SAT math help
The Canfield library is hosting a free ACT/SAT math review program on Monday at 6:30 p.m. A YSU mathematics professor will review some test material and answer your tough math questions. Space is limited and sign-up is required. Call 330-744-8636 and ask for Canfield library. For teens in grades 7-12.
Babies and books set at library
Babies ages 6 to 23 months can join the Canfield library for developmentally-appropriate books, songs, rhymes, finger plays and other activities that will help your child become a successful reader on April 8 at 10 a.m. Children must be accompanied by an adult.
Tales for toddlers set for Wednesdays
Join the Canfield library for developmentally-appropriate books, songs, rhymes, finger plays and other activities that will help your child (ages 2-3) become a successful reader every Wednesday in April at 10 a.m. Children must be accompanied by an adult.
Kindle class set in April
Bring your Kindle to the library and the librarians will show you how to download eBooks from the Library’s Digital Catalog on their website on April 2 at 6:30 p.m. Space is limited. Call 330-744-8636 and ask for specific library to register.
Library hosts Fun for 4s and 5s
Join the Canfield library for developmentally-appropriate books, songs, rhymes, finger plays and other activities that will help your child (ages 4-5) become a successful reader every Tuesday in April at 10 a.m. Children must be accompanied by an adult.
Lego my library Tuesday
Children 6 and up can create Lego designs at the Canfield library on Tuesday from 6 to 8 p.m. Legos will be provided.
Read tales to tails
Sign up to read to a registered therapy dog, which helps develop reading skills, promotes confidence, and encourages a love of reading at the Canfield library on April 15 at 6:30 p.m. Readers of all levels and abilities are welcome. Bring a book of your choice. Dogs provided by K-9 for Compassion, registered Delta society therapy dogs.
Spaghetti dinner set
The Youngstown Shrine Club will host a spaghetti dinner tomorrow from 11:30 a.m. to 4 p.m. at the club’s main hall, 1735 South Range Road (Route 165) in North Lima. The cost is $7 for adults, $3.50 for children ages 6-12 and children under 6 eat free. Dinner includes spaghetti and meatballs, salad, rolls, dessert and beverages.
ABWA to host Chinese auction
The Mill Creek Chapter of American Business Women’s Association will host its annual Chinese auction on April 28 at the Ursuline Center, 4300 Shields Road, from 12:30 to 5 p.m. Profits from this event go into the scholarship/education fund for the four students the chapter is supporting this year in college.
ABWA meeting set in Canfield
The Mill Creek Chapter of American Business Women’s Association will hold its spring enrollment event at A La Cart in Canfield on Tuesday beginning with a networking session at 6 p.m. The speaker for the evening will be attorney William Kalasky, speaking on estate planning. Any visitors interested in attending for the first time can call Kathy Novak at after 6 p.m. at 330-746-7704.
The menu will be roast pork, southern-baked chicken, eggplant parmesan, redskin mashed potatoes with garlic, chives and sour cream, buttered cord, cole slaw, tomato, pepper and onion salad, relish trays, rolls and butter, coffee and tea and pretzel dessert. The cost is $18.50.
The meeting will begin at 6:30. For dinner reservations, call Kathy Anderson 330-533-6675 or Jackie Fischio at 330-788-6634.
Rotary offers holiday flag service
The Rotary Club of Canfield is offering holiday flag display service through its Fly the Flag program. For more information, call Bill Reese at 330-533-2000 or Warren Jensen at 330-533-6795.
MCCTC accepting applications
Registration is now open for 2013-2014 academic year at the Mahoning County Career and Technical Center. Applications for enrollment are available online at www.mahoningctc.com or by calling the high school office at 330-729-4000.
Benefit wine tasting April 20
The Youngstown Country Club will host a wine tasting on April 20 from 7 to 9 p.m. The gala event will pair complimentary hors d’oeuvres with the exquisite wines that have been selected for tasting, including some premier local winemakers. The event will benefit the Mahoning County DD Special Olympics Program. Tickets are $50 per person, which includes a charitable tax deduction of $25. To reserve tickets, call the Youngstown Country Club at 330 759 1040, ext. 151.
Pink Ribbon Golf Classic set
The annual Pink Ribbon Golf Classic will be at Squaw Creek at Avalon Golf and Country Club on July 15. All proceeds from this event will go directly to the American Cancer Society. The 18-hole scramble will be followed by lunch and a Chinese auction and raffle. For further details, contact Donna Mowrey at 330-207-9630 or Nancy Felton at 330-533-2712.
Registration for the 10th annual Woman’s Heart Day, a free health and wellness extravaganza provided by Humility of Mary Health Partners, opens Monday.
Provided as a service to the community, Woman’s Heart Day will take place on May 9 from 6:30 a.m. to 2 p.m. at the Covelli Centre. This annual event features free health screenings, fitness demonstrations, educational presentations on a variety of women’s health issues, cooking demonstrations, spa services, refreshments and giveaways.
Among the health screenings offered this year are bone density, lipid panel (cholesterol) and A1c testing, blood pressure readings, vision screenings, stroke risk and skin cancer risk assessments.
Registration is required and appointments for bone density, lipid panel and A1c testing are limited.
For information or to register, call the HMHP Healthline at 330-480-3151 or 877-700-4647.
Special Olympics fundraiser set
A Special Olympics fundraiser will be today from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. at Bev Road MASCO Workshop, 825 Bev Road, Boardman. More than 800 items will be available for purchase at the Shop-Till-You-Drop sale benefitting the Mahoning County DD Special Olympics. The sale will feature YSU, Steelers, Browns and Cleveland Indians sports items along with jewelry, purses, toys, books and home d cor.
The event will also include 100 gift baskets with items such as a Colt McCoy autographed football, overnight stay at Mountaineer Resort and Casino, Kindle, cameras, and a year of skating at the Skate Zone. There will also be a gift card raffle valued at $500. One person will win gift cards to local restaurants, bakeries, retail stores, golf items, salons and more.
A bake sale and concessions will be available. For more information on the event, call Cathy Duck at 330-750-0423.
Library closed for Easter
All branches of the Public Library of Youngstown and Mahoning County will be closed today and tomorrow for Easter.
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