Youngstown Alumnae Panhellenic Association will meet at 6:30 p.m. Wednesday at Poland Library, 311 S. Main St. The Irish Steppers will be featured. For information visit

Yo-Mah-O Chapter of the International Association of Administrative Professionals will meet Tuesday at A La Cart in Canfield. Networking will begin at 5:30 p.m. with dinner at 6. The program, “Irish History in the Mahoning Valley,” will be presented by Thomas G. Welsh, and a business meeting will follow. The buffet dinner will cost $18.75. All administrative professionals are welcome to attend. For reservations call Chris Simone at 330-652-1784.


Girard Golden Eagles will meet at 2 p.m. Sunday at Girard Free Library, 105 E. Prospect St.

McDonald Midget Football Association will meet at 6 p.m. Sunday in the community room at the post office building.

McDonald Sideliners will meet at 7 p.m. Tuesday at the high school.


St. Elizabeth Health Center Auxiliary will meet at noon Monday in the private dining room of the hospital on Belmont Avenue. The speaker will be Rita Havas, SEHC volunteer manager, with an HMPM update and safety training for volunteers.


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

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


Mahoning Valley Cribbage Club will meet at noon March 15 at St. James Episcopal Church, 7640 Glenwood Ave., Boardman. New players are welcome. For information call 330-793-6829.

Mahoning Valley Retreads will meet for breakfast at 10 a.m. Saturday at Denny’s, 4927 Mahoning Ave., Austintown, with a meeting to follow. All bikers and their co-riders are encouraged to attend. Membership forms will be available for those who need to renew their membership or who would like to join. For information call 330-717-7825 or 330-782-8813.

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.

NARFE Chapter 14 will meet at 1 p.m. Wednesday for a luncheon meeting at the Saxon Club, 710 S. Meridian Road, Austintown. All active and retired federal employees are invited. Call 330-953-0077 for information.

Newcomers Club of Canfield, formerly known as Welcome Wagon, will meet Tuesday. The speaker is Bridget Beck from Fellows Riverside Gardens, and the topic is spring garden preparation. For location and time contact or 330-559-1639.

Youngstown Chapter of International Torch Clubs will have a dinner-discussion meeting at 6 p.m. March 18 in Kilcawley Center, Bresnahan Rooms I & II, on the campus of Youngstown State University. Dr. S. Floyd Barger, professor emeritus of mathematics and statistics at YSU, will present “Marriage in the 21st Century: One Person’s View,” a discussion on heterosexual marriage and the societal vs. the role of the government, including non-sexual unions. The public is invited to attend. Social hour begins at 5:30, dinner is at 6, and the lecture follows at 7. Dinner for nonmembers is $19; attending the lecture only is free. Call 330-757-4148 for dinner reservations.


ASG-Designing Women will meet at 10 a.m. today at Domestic Sewing Center, 2011 Youngstown Road SE, Warren. Work will be done on the Blankets for Love for the Sit & Sew project. Take completed blankets and finish uncompleted blankets at the meeting. Call 330-847-7386 for information.

ASG-Evening Cut-Ups will meet at 7 p.m. Monday at Grace Church of the Nazarene, 5253 W. Webb Road, Austintown, for blouse/top fitting, part 1. Take pattern and fabric for muslin, tracing paper, scissors, pins, tape, tape measure and marker. Call 330-652-5564 or 330-545-6520.

ASG-Fancy Cutters will meet at 10 a.m. Monday at Lake Vista, 303 N. Mecca St., Cortland. Take the Sit & Sew project. Debbie Malley will demonstrate a ready-to-wear neckline. Call 330-847-7549 for details.

ASG-Material Girls will meet at 6 p.m. Thursday at Prince of Peace Lutheran Church, 490 N. High St., Cortland. There will be an artistic bindings demonstration. Members are reminded to work on quilt tops for the church. Call 330-550-1215 or 330-7591211.

McDonald Literary Guild will meet at 8 p.m. Thursday at Woodland Park United Methodist Church.

Western Reserve Knitting Guild will meet at 7 p.m. Tuesday at Fair Park in Canfield for a cable bracelet project. Members should take a partial ball of worsted or sportweight yarn, an appropriate needle and cable hook, and a fancy button to match. Members are reminded to turn in their one skein project at the April meeting.

Youngstown Area Weavers Guild will meet at 10 a.m. Wednesday at Colonial Inn on the Canfield Fairgrounds. Work will continue on the study of block weaves with leader Shelley Marchand. Take a lunch, mug and show-and-tell item. For information call 330-788-2999 or 330-799-5836.


Friends of the Boardman Library will meet at 9:30 a.m. Monday in the community room. Refreshments will be served, and the program at 10 will be “The Statue of Liberty” presented by M.J. Albacete. A meeting will follow. Hostesses will be Barbara Huberty, Jean Puhalla and Luanna Jacobs. Guests are welcome. The public is encouraged to support the library reading program by donating books, magazines, DVDs and CDs. Items are received from 10 a.m. to noon the first and third Saturday of each month.


Junior Seton Circle will meet at noon Thursday at A La Cart Catering in Canfield. The speaker is Lee Mallman on “Greystone Through the Years (Arms Museum).” Lunch will follow. Call 330-726-9909.

Mount Carmel Society of St. Rose Church will meet at 7 p.m. Tuesday in the lower church.

St. Anthony’s Auxiliary of Struthers will meet at 11:30 a.m. Monday at Johnny’s Restaurant, Market Street in Boardman. Arlene DeChellis will present the schedule of events for the coming year. Telephone committee will call for reservations.

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


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, meet for bowling at 6:30 p.m. at Boardman Lanes; Wednesday, volunteer from 5 to 7 p.m. at Second Harvest Food Bank; Thursday, small-talk night at 7:30 p.m. at the church; Friday, fish dinner at 6 p.m. at St. Michael Church in Canfield.


Mercer County Historical Society, 119 S. Pitt St., will present a program on Andersonville Prison by Jim Carnes on Tuesday. Doors open at 6:30 p.m., and the program starts at 7. The Civil War Discussion Group is part of the Historical Society’s ongoing efforts to provide programming related to local history. The roundtable meets the second Tuesday from September through May. Participation is open to the public and free. For information call 724-662-3490.

Salem Historical Society will meet Tuesday in the Shaffer Library meeting room. After a brief business meeting at 7 p.m. Steven T. Ruwoldt, president and CEO of Salem Community Hospital, will present the program on the new addition. The meeting is open to the public with parking in the municipal parking on South Lundy Avenue. Greeter for the evening is Nancy Fediaczko, and Judi Allio and David Shivers will provide refreshments. For information call 330-337-8514.


Alzheimer Network Family Support Groups meet at 7 p.m. Monday at St. John Orthodox Church, 322 Struthers-Liberty Road, Campbell; at 7 p.m. Tuesday at Redeemer Lutheran Church, 2305 S. Canfield-Niles Road, Austintown; and at 7 p.m. Wednesday at St. Charles Church, 7345 Westview Drive, Boardman. For information call 330-788-9755.

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

Salem-Lisbon La Leche League, a breast-feeding support group, will meet at 7 p.m. Tuesday at New Lisbon Presbyterian Church, 111 E. Chestnut St., Lisbon. The topic will be “The Art of Breast-feeding and Overcoming Difficulties.” 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.

Youngstown Area Ostomy Support Group will meet from 6:30 to 7:30 p.m. Tuesday at the Humility of Mary Home Care Office, 979 Tibbetts-Wick Road, Girard. The group provides information and encouragement to individuals who have or will have ostomies and is free and open to ostomy patients, families and friends. Refreshments are provided, and parking is free. For information call 330-480-3440. The group meets once a month at alternating locations in Trumbull and Mahoning counties.

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.


VFW Post 3538 Ladies Auxiliary will have its monthly meeting Monday at the post home, 157 Lowellville Road, Struthers. The meeting will begin at 6:30 p.m., and a social will follow. For information call 330-755-2701.

VFW Triangle Post 2799 Ladies Auxiliary will meet at 7:30 p.m. Tuesday at the post home, 3161 E. South Range Road, New Springfield. For information call 330-542-9928.

Veterans Outpost and Home Front Support Group will meet at 7 p.m. Tuesday at Point Man’s LZ Refuge, 116 1/2 Oak St., Leetonia. For information contact Phil Kinsey at 800-877-8387.

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