Ohio Cultural Alliance will meet at 6 p.m. Dec. 2 for a dinner at the Serbian Church Hall, 54 Laird Ave., Youngstown. Aundrea Cika Heschmeyer will give a talk on “Old World Traditions: Lost and Retained — Polish.” The Serbian Ladies organization will prepare the meal, and Jacek Sobieski and Dorotea Sobieski will provide cultural enrichment. Memberships, which run from September 2013 to June 2014, are available for $25 per person; the cost for each meeting is $15 each for paid-up members and $20 for nonmembers. Reservations may be mailed to OCA, Box 561, Canfield, OH 44406, no later than Nov. 26. Those attending are asked to take paper products for Beatitude House.


Girard Band Boosters will meet at 8 p.m. Wednesday in the high school cafeteria.


South High School Alumni Association will meet at noon Wednesday at TJ’s in the Holiday Inn, South Avenue, Boardman. All class members, spouses and friends are welcome. For information call Dolores Brindle at 330-757-9368.

Woodrow Wilson High School Class of 1953 will meet for lunch at 11:30 a.m. Monday at Johnny’s in Boardman. Guests are welcome. The group’s Christmas party is planned for 5 p.m. Dec. 16 at Johnny’s. Reservations must be made by Dec. 9; call 330-519-8458 or 330-726-9756.


Chapter CE of PEO Sisterhood will meet at noon Wednesday at A La Cart Catering in Canfield. Margie Patterson and Sue Stratton will serve as hostesses, and Paul Garchar, director of Potential Development Program, will be the speaker.

Mahoning Valley Cribbage Club will meet at noon Nov. 22 at St. James Episcopal Church, 7640 Glenwood Ave., Boardman. New players are welcome. For information call 330-793-6829.

Newcomers Club of the Mahoning Valley is sponsoring a tea at 11:30 a.m. Wednesday at Piccadilly Parlour in Canfield for its monthly luncheon meeting. Hats will be available to wear. For information about the club or reservations, call 330-704-0236.

Round Table Woodcarvers meets from 9 to 11:45 a.m. each Thursday at the Senior Center,1110 Fifth Ave., Youngstown. Visitors are welcome. For information call 330-792-4355 or 330-744-5071.

Sharon Steel Girls will have a Christmas lunch at 11 a.m. Dec. 7 at the Hickory Grille, Hermitage, Pa. For information call Linda Savor at 724-927-2342, Judy Shakley at 330-394-2217 or Barbara Sheasley at 724-962-7521. For reservations call Fran Pavcik, 724-962-7178.

Western Reserve Amateur Radio Club will have a dinner meeting Tuesday at Davidson’s Restaurant, 3636 Canfield Road, Cornersburg. Dinner will be served at 6 p.m., and the meeting will begin at 7. The program will be given by Matthew Welch, Ohio section emergency coordinator for the Amateur Radio Emergency Services. Guests and new members are welcome. For information contact Allan Avnet at 330-549-3051 or


That Quilt Group I Belong To will meet Tuesday at Fair Park in Canfield. Doors will be open from 1 to 5 p.m. for those who want to work on charity quilts. The meeting will begin at 7 p.m. The make-and-take project is an appliqued angel designed from the Dresden plate pattern. Kits cost $8. To sign up call Ginger Mangie at 330-702-0532.

Youngstown Homeopathic Study Group meets from 2 to 4 p.m. Saturday at Temple Ohev Tzedek, 5245 Glenwood Ave., Boardman. Dr. Janet Levatin, a holistic pediatrician and homeopathic physician, will discuss how to use homeopathic remedies at home.


ASG–Austintown Stitch and Share will meet at 10 a.m. Thursday at Humility House, 755 Ohltown Road, Austintown, to finish the charity quilt that will be donated for the Humility House fall raffle. Call 330-533-7445.

ASG–Howland Happy Stitchers will meet at 10 a.m. Tuesday at Living Lord Lutheran Church, 851 Niles-Cortland Road, Warren, for a holiday party and to work on baskets. Call 330-856-4827 or 330-847-9813.

ASG-Niles Chapter is sponsoring a three-night bus trip to Nancy’s Notions Weekend in Beaver Dam, Wis., from May 1 through 4, 2014. Pickup will be at Austintown Plaza, Niles Super Kmart and Champion Big Lots. The cost is $310 for members and $335 for nonmembers. A deposit of half is due by Nov. 30, and the balance due March 10, 2014. For information call 330-979-4328.

ASG–The Sewphistocates will meet at 6 p.m. Wednesday at Howland Library, 905 E. Market St., Howland. The program will be “What Colors Are Best for You?” Call Diane Wittik at 330-219-4115.

Holborn Herb Growers Guild will meet at 7 p.m. Tuesday at the Colonial Inn at the Canfield Fairgrounds. Linda Vuletich will present a program on dried herbs in the frame.


Croatian Lodge 598 will meet at 2:30 p.m. Sunday in the community room at the post office building.


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.

Kiwanis Club of Western Mahoning County meets each Wednesday at 6 p.m. at A La Cart Catering, 429 Lisbon St., Canfield. George Farris, CEO of Farris Marketing, will be the speaker. Guests are welcome. The club is now preparing food baskets for the needy for Nov. 26.


D.A.R.E. Singles Group, which meets at Disciples Christian Church, 565 Boardman-Canfield Road, Boardman, has planned the following: Tuesday, dance classes at Judy Conti’s in Austintown, 7 p.m.; Wednesday, DQ Night in Cornersburg, 7 p.m.; Thursday, Small Talk Night at the church, 7:30 p.m.; and Nov. 23, road trip to Kraynak’s in Sharon, meet at 2 p.m. at the church


Beaver Township Historical Society will meet at 7 p.m. Thursday at the township administration office.

Ohio Genealogical Society, Mahoning County Chapter, will meet at 7 p.m. Monday at St. Charles Church Ministry Building, 7325 Westview Drive, Boardman. Jeanne Martindalli of Salem will present “Secrets of the Underground Railroad.” The computer interest group will meet at 6 p.m. There will be no December meeting. For information visit


All Care Hospice Grief Support Group meets from 6:30 to 8 p.m. the fourth Wednesday each month at Pembrooke Place, 850 E. Midlothian Blvd., Youngstown.

Alzheimer’s Association Caregiver Support Group has the following meetings scheduled: Tuesday, 6 p.m. at Girard Free Library, 105 E. Prospect St.; and Thursday, 6 p.m. at Sunrise Assisted Living of Poland, 335 W. McKinley Way. For information call 330-650-0552 or 800-272-3900.

Mended Hearts, a support group for heart disease patients and their families, will meet at 7 p.m. Wednesday in the meeting room at Lane Funeral Home, 8387 Tod Ave., Boardman. Guest speaker will be Mary Ann Cashire, stroke center coordinator from St. Elizabeth Health Center. The public is invited. Refreshments will be served. For information call Lee Meadows at 330-793-2531.

Overeaters Anonymous meets at 2 p.m. Wednesdays at Poland United Methodist Church, 1940 Boardman-Poland Road. Use the west entrance, second floor. For information call 330-233-5096.

Survivors of Suicide in Columbiana County will meet from 11 a.m. to 1 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.

Survivors of Suicide in Mahoning County will meet at 6 p.m. Wednesday at Disciples Christian Church, 565 Boardman-Canfield Road, Boardman. This support group is for families who have lost a loved one to suicide. For more information call Help Hotline Crisis Center at 330-747-2696.

TOPS 822, Struthers, will meet Tuesday at Struthers Parkside Church, 110 Poland Ave. Weigh-in will be from 6 to 6:30 p.m. before the meeting. New members are welcome.

TOPS 1262, McDonald, meets Wednesday 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.

TOPS 1497, Austintown, will meet from 9:30 to 11 a.m. Thursday at Smith Corners United Methodist Church, 3000 S. Canfield-Niles Road. New members are welcome; the first meeting is free. For information call 330-507-3126.

UPMC Horizon support groups are scheduled as follows: Sunday, ostomy support group, 2 p.m., Greenville, Pa., campus; Tuesday, cancer support group, 1 to 2:30 p.m., Conference Room 1, Shenango Valley, Pa., campus; and weight loss support group, 6 p.m., Womancare Center in Hermitage, Pa.

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

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