St. John Orthodox Church, 3180 Morefield Road, Hermitage, Pa., is sponsoring a basket auction Sunday in the fellowship hall. Doors open at 1:30 p.m., and the drawing will begin at 3. Admission and refreshments are $5. For ticket reservations call 724-346-4457.
St. Rose Home and School’s 15th annual auction will take place Friday at Leo’s Ristorante, 7042 E. Market St., Howland. A preview will begin at 6 p.m. Dinner will be served at 6:30, and a silent auction will follow. The live auction will begin at 8, and checkout is at 9:30. A basket auction and 50-50 raffle also are planned. Tickets are $30 and include the meal. For tickets call Melissa Malito at 330-501-1590.
BINGO, CARD PARTIES
Bethlehem WELCA of Bethlehem Lutheran Church, 388 E. Midlothian Blvd., Youngstown, will present Holiday Bingo from 2 to 5 p.m. Dec. 7. Admission is $7 per person and includes unlimited bingo play with prizes and a salad lunch. There also will be a 50-50 raffle. For information call the church office at 330-788-8797 or email email@example.com.
Edison Place Residence and Friends is sponsoring its second annual craft sale from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. Saturday at Edison Place Senior Apartments, 36 W. Church St., Niles. There will be handcrafted items, homemade goods and a food counter. Everyone attending will receive a ticket for the door prize drawing. For information call 330-373-8133.
Shepherd of the Valley-Niles, 1500 McKinley Ave., is having its Holiday Craft Show from 9 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. Friday. Pizza and sausage sandwiches will be for sale. For information call Kim Osborn, Shepherd of the Valley-Niles activity director, at 330-544-0771, ext. 2814.
St. Michael Carpatho-Russian Church, 125 Steel St., Youngstown, is seeking vendors for a craft show planned for 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Dec. 6 and 7. Kielbasa, haluski and other foods will be available. For information call the Rev. Andrew Gromm at 330-799-8133.
Columbiana First Presbyterian Church, 28 E. Park Ave., will have its seventh annual indoor flea market from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday during the Christmas in Columbiana weekend. An eat-in or carryout lunch counter, bake sale, holiday quilt raffle and basket raffle are planned. Vendors are needed; contact the church office at 330-482-2666.
Friends of the Howland Library is having a holiday book sale from 10 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Saturday at the Howland Branch of the Warren-Trumbull County Public Library, 9095 E. Market St., Howland. Paperback and hardback books for children, teens and adults will be for sale. For membership information visit the Howland Library or the library website at www.wtcpl.org/SupportYourLibrary.
Bethel Lutheran Church, 425 Crestview Drive, Boardman, will host a Christmas cookie walk, soup and quilt sale from 9 to 11 a.m. Dec. 14. Homemade cookies will cost $5 a dozen. Homemade soup will be $5 to $6 a quart, and handmade quilts and table runners will be for sale. For information call 330-758-7796.
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. The bus begins loading at 11 a.m. at the Sharon Regional Diagnostic Center, 880 W. Liberty St., Hubbard. Call Bonnie Harrison at 330-534-5358 to buy your tickets. A 50-50 and basket raffles also are planned.
Trumbull County Travel Club has planned the following trips: Tuesday, one-day excursion to Cambridge, Ohio, which includes lunch at the Colonel Taylor Inn, shopping, a visit to the Museum of Glass, a tour of St. Michael Church and an evening light show, call for details and cost; Dec. 4, Christmas Around the World in Pittsburgh includes lunch; Dec. 5, Stan Hywet Mansion in Akron with lunch; and Dec. 7, Oglebay Festival and laser show at the International Wine Fest. All day trips leave from the Kmart parking lot in Niles. Call 330-856-5398 for details and costs.
A calendar of activities to which the public is invited is published Monday. Please submit information to the Society Department by noon Thursday.