Ohio Cultural Alliance will meet at 6 p.m. Jan. 14 for a dinner meeting at Third Baptist Church, 1172 Park Hill Drive, Youngstown. Sarah Brown-Clark, Youngstown Municipal Clerk of Courts, will discuss “Old World Traditions: Lost and Retained-African.” The Gospel Choir, directed by Kris Harper, will perform with jazz pianist and vocalist Howard Howell. Membership fees are $25 per person; meetings cost $15 per meeting for members and $20 for nonmembers. Reservation deadline is Wednesday. Send a check payable to OCA, P.O. Box 561, Canfield, OH 44406-0561. Take a nonperishable food item to be donated to the St. Vincent de Paul Food Pantry.


Tri-Gold Chapter of the American Business Women’s Association will meet Wednesday at A La Cart Catering, 429 Lisbon St. Canfield. A social will start at 5:30 p.m., followed by a buffet dinner at 6. Chapter dues are payable this month. The cost is $19. For reservations call 330-652-0589 or 330-793-6208.


McDonald Baseball Association will meet at 6 p.m. Sunday in the Community Room at the post office building.


McDonald Basketball Boosters will meet at 7 p.m. Wednesday at the high school.

McDonald Music Boosters will meet at 7 p.m. Monday at the high school.


Campbell Memorial January and June Classes of 1948 will meet for breakfast at 9:30 a.m. Monday at Denny’s restaurant, Route 224, Boardman. All classmates and spouses are invited.

Campbell Memorial Class of 1955 will meet for its monthly breakfast at 10 a.m. Saturday at What’s Cookin’ Restaurant in the Matthews Square Plaza on South Avenue, Boardman. Class members, spouses and guests are welcome.

Campbell Memorial High School Class of 1962 will meet at 6 p.m. Tuesday at Cafe 422 on South Avenue.

Chaney High School Classes of 1947, 1948 and 1949 will meet at 1 p.m. Tuesday at Denny’s on Mahoning Avenue. All classmates are welcome.

Woodrow Wilson High School January and June Classes of 1947 will meet for breakfast at 9:30 a.m. Wednesday at Denny’s in Boardman. Members of the 1946 and 1948 classes are welcome.


Mahoning Valley Civil War Round Table will meet at 6:30 p.m. Jan. 14 at Antone’s Banquet Center, Boardman. Bob Kalasky, author and historian, will discuss Civil War photography and his new book, “Shadows of Antietam.” Cost for the dinner meeting is $13 per person, and reservations are required. Call 330-726-7603 or visit

Mahoning Valley Stamp Club will meet at 7 p.m. Thursday at Highway Tabernacle, 3000 S. Raccoon Road, Austintown. The club meets the second Thursday of each month.

Warren Women’s Connection will meet for a luncheon from 11:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. Jan. 14 at DiLucia’s Banquet Room, 2610 Elm Road NE, Warren. Cost is $13 per person. Child care is free. Inspirational speaker will be Marty Campana on “Traveling with Joy.” Kimberly Jeter will introduce Traci Lynn Fashion Jewelry, and special music will be provided by Melissa Minnick. Reservations are required by Thursday by calling 330-539-5937 or 330-638-6508.

Youngstown Mothers of Twins Club will meet at 6:30 p.m. Wednesday at Blazed and Bedazzled, 8414 Market St. Hostesses are Kelley Quigley, Valerie Lewis and Tonya Carpenter. New mothers of multiples are welcome. For information call Michele Porter at 330-530-2128.


ASG Designing Women will meet at 10 a.m. Jan. 11 at Domestic Sewing Center, 2011 Youngstown Road SE, Warren. A hanging organizer for stabilizers will be demonstrated. Call 330-847-7386.

ASG Material Girls will meet at 6 p.m. at Prince of Peace Lutheran Church, 490 N. High St., Cortland. There will be a tube quilting demonstration. Call 330-550-1215 or 330-759-1211.

Western Reserve Knitting Guild will meet at 7 p.m. Tuesday at Fair Park in Canfield. Knit-Wits will present a one-skein brown-bag trunk show. Members are asked to take a skein of yarn and a written suggestion of what to make with it, and include it with your name in a brown bag for exchange.

Youngstown Area Weavers Guild will meet at 10 a.m. Wednesday at the Colonial Inn, Canfield Fairgrounds for a planning program for 2013-2014. Take a show-and-tell item, sack lunch and mug; coffee and tea will be provided. Visitors and guests are welcome. Call 330-534-9524 or 330-547-7317 for information.


McDonald Knights of Columbus will meet at 8:30 p.m. Wednesday at the K. of C. Hall, Illinois Avenue.

St. Rose Quilting Group will meet at 10 a.m. Wednesday at the parish house.


D.A.R.E. Singles Group meets at 7:30 p.m. each Thursday at Disciples Christian Church, 565 Boardman-Canfield Road. Activities scheduled are: Tuesday, dance classes at 7 p.m. at Judy Conti’s, Austintown; Wednesday, volunteer from 5 to 7 p.m. at Second Harvest Food Bank; Thursday, speaker night at 7 p.m. at the church; and Jan. 11, card night from 6 to 10 p.m. at Denny’s, Boardman.


Girard Historical Society will meet at 10 a.m. Saturday at the Girard Free Library.

The Historical Society of McDonald will meet at 9 a.m. Thursday in the community room at the post office building.


Diabetes Partnership Group will meet at 6:30 p.m. Monday at StoneBridge Grille and Tavern, Route 224, Boardman.

Nar-Anon, a 12-step program for those who have been adversely affected by a loved one’s addiction to drugs, meets at 7 p.m. every Friday at the Neil Kennedy Recovery Clinic, 160 Clifton NE, Howland. Newcomers are welcome at 6:45. For information call 330-856-3822.

R-Weight, a nonprofit weight support group with a certified registered dietician, meets every Monday at 1 and 5 p.m. at First Friends Church, 1028 Jennings Ave., Salem. Joining fees are $25 for new members, $20 for repeat members plus $10 per month dues.

Salem-Lisbon La Leche League, a breast-feeding support group, will meet at 7 p.m. Tuesday at the New Lisbon Presbyterian Church, 111 E. Chestnut St., Lisbon. The discussion will be “The Advantages of Breast-feeding.” All pregnant or nursing mothers and their babies are welcome. For information or help breast-feeding your baby, call 330-821-2585 or 330-420-0822 or visit

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 1262, McDonald, meets Wednesdays in the senior citizens room at the post office building. Weigh-in is from 8:30 to 9:30 a.m.; the meeting will follow. New members are welcome.

UPMC Horizon support groups meeting this week are: Tuesday, Cancer Support Group at 1 p.m. and Weight Loss Surgery Support Group at 6 p.m., both at Greenville, Pa., campus; and Wednesday, Mercer County Breast Cancer Support Group at 7 p.m. at Womancare Center, 875 N. Hermitage Road, Hermitage, Pa.

We Care Program, a support group for family and friends covering various topics, will meet from 9 a.m. to noon and 1 to 4 p.m. today at TMH Medical Building, 1353 E. Market St., Warren, Conference Room B, on the ground floor. For information call 330-841-1917.

Women’s Cancer Journey Support Group will meet from 6:30 to 7:30 p.m. Wednesday at TMH Medical Professional Bldg, 1353 E. Market St., Warren, in the Cancer Center waiting room. The meeting is open to all cancer patients; no registration is required. For information call 330-841-1962.

Youngstown Area Ostomy Support Group, sponsored by Humility of Mary Health Partners for ostomy patients, families and friends, will meet from 6:30 to 7:30 p.m. Tuesday at the HM Home Care office, 979 Tibbetts-Wick Road, Girard. Refreshments are provided, and parking is free. For information call 330-480-3440.

Youngstown Area Survivors Network of those Abused by Priests (SNAP) will meet from 1 to 3 p.m. Saturday in the meeting room of the Boardman Library, 7680 Glenwood Ave. Call 330-744-8636 for information.

Youngstown PFLAG will meet from 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. Tuesday at St. John’s Episcopal Church, 323 Wick Ave. Use the entrance to the parish house at the back of the church. Meetings are confidential and open to anyone needing support or having questions concerning GLBT issues.

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

More like this from

Subscribe Today

Sign up for our email newsletter to receive daily news.

Want more? Click here to subscribe to either the Print or Digital Editions.