Ohio Cultural Alliance will have a dinner meeting at 6 p.m. Feb. 4 at the Saxon Club, 710 S. Meridian Road, Austintown. John Boehm will present “Old World Traditions: Lost and Retained — German.” He has taught at several universities, including Youngstown State, and has been involved in the German community in northeastern Ohio. Cultural enrichment will be provided by the Canfield Community Band, directed by Kim Hogan. Memberships are $25 per person and $15 per meeting for members and $20 for nonmembers. Reservations should be mailed to OCA, P.O. Box 561, Canfield, OH 44406-0561, no later than Jan. 30. Take paper products for Heart Ministries.
Goldwing Road Riders Association Chapter M will meet Saturday at Yankee Kitchen, 6635 Market St., Boardman. Dinner will be at 5 p.m. and the meeting will follow at 6.
Girard High School Athletic Boosters will meet at 8 p.m. Wednesday in the high school cafeteria.
Newcomers Group will meet for lunch at 11 a.m. Wednesday at Stonebridge Grill and Tavern, 1497 Boardman-Canfield Road. Lacey Madison from Project Hope will speak. New members are welcome. For information and reservations call 330-704-0236.
Warren Women’s Connection is hosting a “Chocolate Anyone?” luncheon from 11:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. Feb. 11 at DeLucia’s Banquet Room, 2610 Elm Road NE , Warren. Special feature will be Dove Chocolate Discoveries by Sarah Shesko. Speaker and soloist Bill Rotar will present “Victory Through Adversity.” Reservations are due by Feb. 7 by calling 330-539-5837 or 330-638-6508. Free nursery is available by reservation.
Youngstown Chapter of International Torch Clubs will meet Monday at Pete’s Place, Kilcawley Center, on the campus of Youngstown State University. Social hour begins at 5:30 p.m., and dinner will be at 6. The lecture will be presented at 7 p.m. by Linda Porter, French and Spanish language teacher at Howland High School, who will discuss “Life As Art: Toulouse-Lautrec.” Cost is $18 for nonmembers. Call 330-757-4148 for dinner reservations.
Friends of Poland Library will meet at 9:30 a.m. Feb. 5 in the library meeting room to install the following slate of officers: Kitty Heineman, president; Lee Wright, vice president; Bertha Eszenyi, secretary; and Glenda Hoagland, treasurer. Dave and Glenda Hoagland will provide a program on Cuba. Hostesses are Emma Eggleston, Rekha Desai, Carol McCoy and Sue Perry. Meetings are open to the public. The meeting will be cancelled if schools are closed for inclement weather.
Croatian Lodge 598 will meet at 12:45 p.m. Sunday in the community room at the post office building, 550 Ohio Ave.
St. Rose Quilting Group will meet at 10 a.m. Wednesday in the parish house.
Youngstown South Christian Woman’s Connection will host a “Be My Valentine” luncheon from 11:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. Feb. 13 at Avion on the Water, 2177 W. Western Reserve Road, Canfield. A fashion show will feature Fashions by Chico’s, and entertainment will be provided by singer Steve Varga. Guest speaker will be Judy Conti Katsaras, owner of Judy Conti Dance Studios, who will present “Finding Life’s Amazing Discovery.” Cost is $13 and includes lunch. The public is invited. Reservations are required by Feb. 6 by calling 330-788-2340 or 330-793-6676. For information about Stonecroft Bible Study call 330-360-0509.
Girard-Liberty Kiwanis will meet at 6:30 p.m. Tuesday at the Golf Dome, 1300 N. State St., Girard.
D.A.R.E. Singles Group meets at 7:30 p.m. each Thursday at Disciples Christian Church, 565 Boardman-Canfield Road. Other activities scheduled are: Saturday, Phantom hockey game at 7 p.m. at Covelli Center; Tuesday, dance classes at 7 p.m. at Judy Conti’s in Austintown; Thursday, re-gifting night at 7 p.m. at the church; and Friday, lobby of Movies 8 at 6:30 p.m. at Shops at Boardman Park.
Lake Milton Historical Society will meet at 11 a.m. Thursday at Hallidays Winery, 2400 NE River Road, Lake Milton. Election of officers will take place.
Mahoning County Chapter of the Ohio Genealogical Society will meet at 7 p.m. Monday at the St. Charles Church Ministry Building, 7325 Westview Drive, Boardman. Sue Bell will discuss “Small Towns in Normandy, France and D-Day Beaches.” A computer interest group will meet at 6. For information visit www.mahoningcountychapterogs.org.
Youngstown-Warren-Sharon Chapter of Carpatho-Rusyn Society will have a dinner meeting at 6:30 p.m. Thursday at the MVR, 410 N. Walnut St., Youngstown. Dinner and drinks will be ordered from the menu at your cost. Joel Christopher, from the Department of Slavic Languages and Literature at University of Pittsburgh, will discuss the way the 20th century transnational migration contributed to the causes of World War I. Guests are welcome. For information call Jim Basista at 330-544-0107.
F.O.C.U.S., a breast-cancer support group, will meet at 6 p.m. Wednesday at Davidson’s Restaurant in Cornersburg.
Mended Hearts Chapter 7 has canceled its monthly meeting Wednesday at St. Elizabeth Medical Center, Boardman. For information contact Lee Meadows at 330-793-2531.
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 p.m. For information call 330-856-3822.
Survivors of Suicide in Columbiana County will meet from at 6 p.m. Thursday at Columbiana County Counseling Center, 40722 state Route 154, Lisbon. This support group is for families who have lost a loved one to suicide. For information call Help Hotline Crisis Center at 330-424-7767.
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 citizen’s room at the post office. Weigh-in is from 8:30 to 9:30 a.m. and the meeting will follow. New members are welcome.
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 information call 330-759-4737.