St. Joseph and Immaculate Heart of Mary Home and School Association will host its annual fall quarter auction Friday at the Immaculate Heart parish center, 4470 Norquest Blvd., Austintown. Doors will open at 6:15 p.m., and the auction will begin at 7. The BYOB event is limited to adults only. Tickets are $10 and must be purchased in advance. A required bid from one to four quarters for each item will be based on the value of the item; take your own quarters. Pop, water and various snacks will be available for purchase. A 50-50 raffle and a lottery tree drawing will be offered. To purchase tickets, donate an item or obtain information, call Molly Faloon at 330-502-9163 or Nicole Fryfogle at 330-502-9996.
BINGO AND CARD PARTIES
Heritage Presbyterian Church, 1951 Mathews Road, Poland, will sponsor a bingo and basket party at 3 p.m. Sunday. Tickets are $5 and include a hot dog, chips, coffee and bingo cards. The kitchen will serve haluski, hot dogs, desserts and beverages starting at 1:30.
Alliance Community Hospital’s Community Care Center, 200 E. State St., will have its annual craft show from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. Friday in the nursing home activity rooms and hallways. Maps will be available to all shoppers showing vendor table locations. Every shopper who visits each vendor will be entered into a drawing for a prize.
St. Jude Craft Show will take place from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday at St. Jude Activity Center, 180 Seventh St., Columbiana. It will feature hand-crafted and homemade items, a basket auction, bake sale, prize raffle and lunch counter. Vendors are needed. The event is sponsored by St. Jude Women’s Guild. For applications call 330-482-2351.
St. Michael Carpatho-Russian Church, 125 Steel St., Youngstown, is seeking vendors for a craft show and flea market from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Dec. 6 and 7. Kielbasa, haluski and other foods will be available. Call the Rev. Andrew Gromm at 330-799-8133.
VFW Ladies Auxiliary 9571 of Ellsworth is looking for crafters for its second annual craft show from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday at the post home on Ellsworth Road. It will include handcrafted and homemade items, a basket auction, bake sale, 50-50 raffle and lunch counter. For information or to reserve a table, call Jackie Schrock at 330-538-3834.
Lake Milton American Legion is hosting a cancer benefit for Chuck Ripley, a 1989 Jackson-Milton graduate. The event will take place from 6 to 10 p.m. Saturday at the legion hall, 11756 Blott Road, North Jackson. Tickets are $20 and can be purchased at the door. Price includes food, beverage and entertainment. There also will be a basket auction and 50-50 raffle. To make donations call Dave Tomaino at 330-654-2630 or make monetary donations to Chuck Ripley Benefit, 11756 Blott Road, North Jackson, OH 44451.
St. Paul Lutheran Church, 2860 E. Market St., Warren, is sponsoring a vendor fair fundraiser from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday, presented by First Book-Trumbull County. A wide variety of vendors and crafters will be offering their wares, including jewelry, beauty products, home decor items, candles, books, food vendors and handcrafted items. There will be a bake sale and raffles. Lunch will be available. For information call Ellen Finan at 330-638-4393.
Ebenezer Life Center C.O.G.I.C., 319 Goldie Road, Liberty, will sponsor a trash and treasure sale from 11 a.m. to 6 p.m. Friday and 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday. Items available will be food, clothes, jewelry, household items and bargains. Call Ashawnte Cook, associate pastor, for table rental information at 330-519-0413.
Hubbard Pool Boosters Winter Wine Tour is set for Dec. 7. The cost is $35 per person and includes stops at L’uva Bella, Masterpietro, Candlelight and Emerine Estates. Bus begins loading at 11 a.m. at the Sharon Regional Diagnostic Center, 880 W. Liberty St., Hubbard. Contact Bonnie Harrison at 330-534-5358 to buy your tickets. A 50-50 and basket raffles also are planned.
A calendar of activities to which the public is invited is published Monday. Please submit information to the Society Department by noon Thursday.