Bethlehem Women of the Evangelical Lutheran Church of America will sponsor Back-to-School Bingo from 2 to 5 p.m. Sept. 7 at Bethlehem Lutheran Church, 388 E. Midlothian Blvd., Youngstown. The cost is $5 per person for unlimited bingo play with prizes and a salad lunch. Nachos and cheese will be $1.50 extra, and there will be a 50-50 raffle. Call 330-788-8797 to sign up.


Queen of the Holy Rosary Church, 291 Scoville Drive, Vienna, is seeking crafters and vendors for its 12th annual craft show that will take place from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Oct. 19. An 8-foot table will cost $25. To reserve a table call 330-856-2597 from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Monday through Friday.

TNR of Warren, a local nonprofit animal rescue, will host a holiday craft and gift show from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Oct. 12 at Christ Episcopal Church, 2627 Atlantic St. NE, Warren. Crafters and vendors are welcome. For information or a registration form visit www.tnrofwarren.org or call 330 330 8166.


Relay for Life of Liberty is sponsoring its fourth annual Autumn Festival from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. Oct. 19 at W.S. Guy Middle School, 4115 Shady Road, Liberty. Vendors and crafters are welcome. Table cost is $30 each; deadline for reservations is Oct. 1. There will be a costume parade for kids and trick-or-treating. The event is free and family friendly. For information contact Debbie Mullarkey at dmullarkey@neo.rr.com or 888-227-6446, ext. 2226.


Junior Women’s League of Canfield is recruiting vendors for its 44th annual Fall Market on the Canfield Village Green scheduled from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Sept. 21. Vendors will range from home-based businesses to arts and crafts merchandise to nonprofit organizations. Proceeds will benefit the community. For information call 330-506-4347.


AARP is having a gala Sunday Gospel Brunch at 11 a.m. Oct. 13 at House of Blues in Cleveland. A bus will leave at 8:45 a.m. from the Belmont Wal-Mart parking lot at the south fence by Goldie Road. The cost is $70 and includes transportation, brunch and entertainment. Make checks or money orders payable to AARP 4611 East, and mail to Darlene Carter, 4008 Rush Blvd., Youngstown, OH 44512. A deposit of $35 is due Sept. 5; the balance is due Oct. 5. There will be no refunds, and no checks will be accepted after Oct. 5. For reservations or questions call Olla Tate at 330-746-0889 or Carter at 330-783-0542.

Friends of Fellows Riverside Gardens are hosting a trip to Northwest Ohio on Sept. 25. They will travel to Toledo and Avon areas for the day and explore Schnedel Arboretum and Gardens, the Toledo Botanical Garden and the Conservatory at the Miller Nature Preserve in Avon. Cost is $160 for members and $125 for nonmembers. Register by calling Fellows Riverside Gardens at 330-740-7116; the deadline is Sept. 13.

Happy Wanderers tours this year include the following: NOAH, Sept. 13 and 14; Church Basement Ladies, A Second Helping, Oct. 11; and a Christmas tour, Dec. 14. All tours are open to the public. For information call 330-534-2759.

Jewish Community Center, 505 Gypsy Lane, Youngstown, has planned a bus trip Oct. 13 to Cleveland to see the musical “Sleeping Beauty.” Price includes orchestra seat and transportation. Dinner is on your own. The bus will leave the center at 2 p.m. and return at 10:30. Cost is $67 for members and $77 for nonmembers.

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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