American Association of University Women, Youngstown Branch, will meet at 10 a.m. Saturday in the gathering room of Park Vista, 1216 Fifth Avenue, Youngstown. After the continental breakfast and business meeting, the League of Women Voters will present the program “Know the Issues.” Dr. Barbara Brothers will host. For information call 330-702-0567.

American Business Women’s Association, Tri-Gold Chapter, will meet Wednesday at A La Cart Catering, 429 Lisbon St., Canfield. A social at 5:30 p.m. will precede a buffet dinner at 6 consisting of Swiss steak, baked chicken, baked white fish, scalloped potatoes, green beans in mushroom cream sauce, salad, rolls, coffee, tea and dessert — cherries in the snow. The cost is $19. For reservations call 330-533-8730 or 330-757-9368. Cheryl Tarantino from Northeast Ohio Adoption Services will speak. Guests are welcome.

NARFE Chapter 14, National Active and Retired Federal Employees, will have a luncheon meeting at 1 p.m. Wednesday at the Saxon Club, 710 S. Meridian Road, Austintown. All federal employees are invited. For information call 330-953-0077.

Youngstown Alumnae Panhellenic Association will have its next meeting at 6:30 p.m. Wednesday at the Poland Library, 311 S. Main St., in Poland. A representative of the Mahoning Valley Historical Society will discuss an introduction to genealogy. The cost is $8.50 for dessert and a beverage.


Campbell Memorial High School January and June Classes of 1948 will meet for breakfast at 9:30 a.m. Monday at Denny’s Restaurant in Boardman. All classmates and spouses are invited.


International Torch Clubs Youngstown Chapter will have a dinner and discussion meeting at 6 p.m. Oct. 21 in Kilcawley Center, Bresnahan Rooms I & II, at Youngstown State University. Dr. Charles W. Darling, professor emeritus of history at YSU, will speak about “The Ballad World of Francis James Child.” Musical examples will accompany the discussion. Dinner for nonmembers costs $20. Call 330-757-4148 for reservations, and for club information call 330- 792-7351.

Mahoning Valley Civil War Round Table will feature Lance Herdegen, award-winning author and chair of the Wisconsin Civil War Sesquicentennial Commission, The Iron Brigade, at the meeting at 6:30 p.m. Oct. 14 at Antone’s Banquet Centre in Boardman. The cost is $13 per person, and reservations are required. Call 330-726-7603 for information or visit

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.

Newcomers Club of Canfield will meet at 6:30 p.m. Tuesday at Wonderstruck, 3649 Canfield Road, in Cornersburg, (in Coal Creek Plaza, across from Davidson’s Restaurant.) An instructor will guide members as they create paintings of wine glasses on canvas. The cost is $20, including supplies. Call 330-758-2139 to register.

Round Table Woodcarvers meets from 9 to 11:45 a.m. Thursdays at the Senior Center, 1110 Fifth Ave., Youngstown. Visitors are welcome. For information call 330-792-4355 or 330-744-5071. Members will demonstrate their skills Saturday at Baird Bros. Mill.

Youngstown Business and Professional Women will meet at 7 p.m. Thursday at the Canfield Historical Society’s Bond House, 44 W. Main St. Lisa Dickson, president of YBPW, will share the history and speak about events, scholarships and awards offered through YBPW. The lecture is free. For information call the society at 330-533-3458.


Original “MEG TC,” Metaphysical Enlightenment Group of Trumbull County, will present Susan Averre, “Speaking with Spirit,” Wednesday at the S.C.O.P.E. Building, 220 W. Market St,, Warren. Doors open at 6:30 p.m. and the program begins at 7. Admission is $5 at the door. All are welcome.


ASG Designing Women will meet at 10 a.m. Oct. 11 at Domestic Sewing Center, 2011 Youngstown Road SE, Warren. How to make a coat from two rectangles will be demonstrated. Call Violet Linger at 330-889-3398.

ASG Material Girls will meet at 6 p.m. Thursday at Prince of Peace Lutheran Church, 490 N. High St. (Route 5), Cortland. Work will be done on centerpieces and favors. Take glue guns, straight pins and small-scale holiday trim or decorations. Call 330-550-1215 or 330-759-1211.

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


Community Christian Women will meet at 12:30 p.m. Oct. 14 at Grace United Church of Columbiana, 140 S. Main St. Doris Ogle of New Waterford will speak about “God’s Creation — Monarch Butterflies.” A luncheon will be served for a $6 donation. All area women are invited. Church members should call reservations in to their church representative by Thursday. Others may call Carolyn Beck, 330-482-2155, Helen Winegord, 330-482-2152, or Lois Weyman, 330-482-2776.

Mothers of the Crucifix Society of Our Lady of Mount Carmel Church, 343 Via Mount Carmel Ave., will meet at 1:30 p.m. Sunday. Cathy Zack will preside. Hostesses are Margaret Filaccio, Mary Ann Petruzzi and Roseann Gentile.

Mount Carmel Society of St. Rose Church will meet at 10 a.m. Wednesday in the parish house.

St. Monica Guild of Our Lady of Mount Carmel Church in Youngstown will meet at 7 p.m. Tuesday. Patti Rossi will preside. Plans for the 75th anniversary dinner will be made. Hostesses for the meeting are Carla Simonini, Angela Smesko, Silvia Stefan, Mary Strauss and Elise Tareshawty.

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.

McDonald Lions Club will meet at 10 a.m. Saturday on the second floor of the Retirement Center, 550 Ohio Ave.


D.A.R.E. Singles Group meets at Disciples Christian Church, 565 Boardman-Canfield Road, Thursdays at 7:30 p.m. The following are scheduled: Tuesday, dance classes at Judy Conti’s in Austintown, 7 p.m.; Wednesday, volunteer at Second Harvest Food Bank, 5 to 7 p.m.; Thursday, speaker night at the church, 7:30 p.m.; and Friday, card night at Denny’s in Boardman, 6 to 10 p.m.


Ohio Genealogical Society, Trumbull County Chapter, will meet at 10:15 a.m. Tuesday in the Thomas Meeting Room of the Warren-Trumbull Library, on 444 Mahoning Ave. NW in Warren. Judge Thomas Swift will speak about the holdings in the archives across the street from the courthouse. A recent flood has prompted concern about the condition and safety of the valuable records. All those interested in family research and history of the Trumbull County area are welcome.


All Care Hospice Grief Groups are scheduled: 6:30 to 8 p.m. Wednesday at St. Cyril and Methodius Church, 1234 High St. NE, Warren; and 6:30 to 8 p.m. Thursday at Essex Nursing Facility II, 250 Continental Drive, Salem.

Alzheimer Network Family Groups will meet Tuesday, 7 p.m. at Redeemer Church, 2305 S. Canfield-Niles Road, Austintown; Wednesday, 7 p.m. at St. Charles Church, Route 224 at Westview, Boardman; and Saturday, 10:30 a.m. at Christ Church, Sexton at Garfield; Struthers. For information call 330-788-9755.

Alzheimer’s Association Caregiver Group will meet at 7 p.m. Thursday at Common Ground Church Community, 2310 W. South Range Road, North Lima. For information call 330-650-0552 or 800-272-3900.

Mahoning Valley New Voice Club, for laryngectomees and their families and friends, will meet at 6 p.m. Wednesday at Youngstown Hearing and Speech Center in Beeghly Medical Park, 6614 Southern Blvd. For information call Donna Hendricks at the center, 330-726-8855.

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. Fridays at the Neil Kennedy Recovery Clinic, 160 Clifton NE, Howland. For information call 330 856-3822.

Overeaters Anonymous meets from 2 to 3 p.m. Wednesdays at Poland United Methodist Church, Route 224, in the parlor on the second floor. Use the west entrance. For information call 330-750-1195.

R-Weigh is a weight group with members from Mahoning and Columbiana counties. For information, contact Gerry Heffinger, leader and founder, at 330-337-6889 or at Groups meet Mondays at First Friends Church, 1028 Jennings Avenue, Salem. Day group weigh-ins are from 1 to 1:30 p.m., followed by the meeting from 1:45 to 2:30 p.m. The night group weigh-ins are from 5 to 6 p.m. followed by the meeting from 6:15 to 7 p.m. The first meeting is free. Guests are welcome.

Recovery Inc., a self-help mental-health group, will meet at 7 p.m. Thursday at Christ Church Presbyterian, 1933 Canfield Road, Boardman. For information call 330-747-1176.

Salem-Lisbon LaLeche League, a breast-feeding group, will meet at 7 p.m. Tuesday at New Lisbon Presbyterian Church, 111 E. Chestnut St,, Lisbon. The topic will be “Baby Arrives: The Family and the Breastfed Baby’” All pregnant or nursing mothers and their babies are welcome. For information or help breast-feeding your baby call 330-821-2585, 330-420-0822, or 330-406-0053 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 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 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 Wednesday in the senior citizens room at the post office building. Weigh-in is from 8:30 to 9:30 a.m., and the meeting follows. 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.

Trumbull Memorial Hospital, 1350 E. Market St., Warren, will host the following: Women’s Cancer Journey group, from 6:30 to 7:30 p.m. Wednesday in the TMH Medical Professional Building, 1353 E. Market St,, in the cancer center waiting room. For information call 330-841-1962; We Care Program, from 9 a.m. to noon and 1 to 4 p.m. today, Oct. 11, 18 and 25, Conference Room B, ground floor. Call 330-841-1917 for information.

Youngstown PFLAG will meet from 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. Tuesday at St. John’s Episcopal Church, 323 Wick Ave., Youngstown. 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.


American Legion Post 76 Auxiliary will meet at 7 p.m. Wednesday at the post, 395 W. California Ave., Sebring. All members are urged to attend.

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.

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

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