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Published: Mon, June 10, 2013 @ 4:55 a.m.

CRAFT SHOWS

Celebrate Poland Craft Show will take place from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. June 29 during the Celebrate Poland weekend. Artists, craftsmen and nonprofit groups are being sought for the outdoor event. The cost for a 10-by-5-foot space is $30. For information call Barbara Banks at 330-757-4584.

Trinity Lutheran Church, 78 E. Liberty St., Girard, will sponsor a craft show from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Aug. 3. Crafters are needed. Spaces outside and inside are available for $20. Take your own table for outside; inside tables will be provided. Contact Jeanne Morrison at butterflymrr@aol.com or call the church office at 330-545-6210.

FESTIVALS/FAIRS

Leetonia Artisans Festival Committee is registering exhibitors for the 28th annual artisans festival from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Sept. 15 at Wick Park, Leetonia. The date has been changed. Registration forms are available at www.leetonia.org. Contracts will be available for $40 for a 15-by-15-foot space for exhibitors and $50 per space for food vendors with a state-approved food license. The deadline for registration is July 31. The family friendly event offers free admission, parking and local entertainment. For information contact Daniel Morelli at 330-427-6741.

FUNDRAISERS

In memory of Cory Lunger, originally of Columbiana, his family has organized a bicycle poker run June 23 at the Little Beaver Creek Greenway Trail to raise money for cancer research. Riders can register any time between 9 a.m. and 1 p.m., starting and finishing at the Lisbon or Leetonia trailhead. The fundraiser is part of Pelotonia, a grass-roots bike tour that supports the fight against cancer. It will benefit Ohio State University’s Comprehensive Cancer Center, the Arthur G. James Cancer Hospital and Richard Solove Research Institute in Columbus. Lunger was treated there during his five-year battle with acute lymphoblastic leukemia, which he lost in March. In his honor, a team (or peloton) of friends and family will ride under the name CLunger for a Cure. Participants can play as many hands as they like; a full trail ride is worth two hands, or the cost is $5 per hand. All ages are welcome. Contact Lunger’s sister Holly Sebrell, who is in charge of the event, at 330-605-6571.

West Side Cats is looking for vendors for its second annual motorcycle poker run July 21 in Austintown Park. There will be three bands, motorcycle contests, food, a cornhole contest and family fun. There also will be baskets for auction. The cost to vendors is $15 per space. For information call 330-519-5002.

SALES

Hubbard Conservation Club, 1760 Wick-Campbell Road, is sponsoring its annual garage and bake sale from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. June 22. It will continue to accept donated goods through June 19. Baked goods also will be available. Admission is free. This fundraiser will benefit Hubbard community and youth educational programs.

Lake Milton Presbyterian Church, 942 Grandview Road, annual chicken barbecue and yard sale will take place June 22. The yard sale will be from 9 a.m. to 6 p.m., and the barbecue will be served from noon to 6 p.m. The menu comprises half a chicken (plain or barbecue), parsley potatoes, a choice of side dishes, roll and butter, homemade dessert and beverage. The cost is $8 for adults and $5 for children 12 and under. Diners may eat in or carry out. If interested in free yard sale space call 330-654-3396.

Petey’s Pals, 1829 Wingate Road, Poland, will have its second annual benefit garage sale from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. June 21 and 22 and from noon to 4 p.m. June 23. All prices will be half off June 23. Donations will be accepted by calling 330-398-9551; pickups can be arranged for large truckloads. No clothes or TV’s will be accepted. All proceeds will benefit the pit bulls of the Mahoning County Dog Pound.

TRIPS

Happy Wanderers tours this year include the following: Horseshoe Curve Express Tour, Friday; mystery tour, July 23; Chautauqua Belle Learning Tour, Aug. 8; 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.

Jesus “The Key” Ministry is sponsoring the following trips to raise money to send inner-city children to camp: June 20, Hartville, Ohio, with pontoon boat ride, flea market, McKinley Memorial and lunch at Hartville Kitchen; July 30 and 31, Lancaster, Pa., Kitchen Kettle, Sugar Maple Restaurant, “Noah” show and tour of Gettysburg battlefield; and Aug. 6, Niagara Falls, boat ride in gorge, Fort Niagara and dinner on your own at Cracker Barrel. Contact Bing Newton at 330-427-6578 for information.

OES District 2 is planning a fundraising trip to Coldwater Creek Distribution Outlet and Fenton Glass. The bus will depart the Warren Wal-Mart, 2015 Wal-Mart Drive NE, at 6:30 a.m. July 10 and return around 8 p.m. The cost is $72, and lunch is included. Call for menu options. The money raised will go to the Grand Officer Committee. For information and to sign up, call Holly Robinson at 330-282-8089.

Trumbull County Travel Club has planned the following excursions: July 6, depart from Niles Kmart parking lot for Port of Cleveland tour featuring Tall Ships Festival and picnic on the docks. Cost is $54 per person with final payment due June 28. Aug. 10, trip into Canada for the Peach Festival on the streets of Niagara on the Lake. Travelers will need passports. The cost is $60 per person, and final payment is due July 29. Oct. 8 through 13, Albuquerque and Santa Fe, N.M. The itinerary highlights the balloon fiesta, Indian Pueblo Cultural Center, both cities, Loretto Chapel, Cathedral of St. Francis, the historic Turquoise Trail, Palace of the Governors, lodging, eight meals and more. The cost is $1,799 for double occupancy. A $250 deposit is due on registration, and trip insurance will be available with final payment due Aug. 3. Trumbull County Travel Club meets twice a year at the Panera on Elm Road in Warren. There are no membership fees, but participants must be at least 21. To receive a club schedule of trips through Dec. 7, call 330-856-5398.

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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