North Lima Mennonite Church, 90 Mennonite Drive, is sponsoring an auction at 6 p.m. Oct. 16 in the fellowship hall. Cash or checks will be accepted. The food stand will open at 4:30 p.m. For information call the church at 330-549-2333.
BINGO, CARD PARTIES
St. Charles Ladies Guild will have a card and bingo party at 2 p.m. Sunday in the church social hall, 7345 Westview Drive, Boardman. The cost is $6, and there will be raffles, a 50-50 drawing and table and door prizes. A light lunch will be served.
VFW Post 3538 Ladies Auxiliary will host a card-bingo party Oct. 20 at the post home, 157 Lowellville Road, Struthers. Doors will open at 1 p.m., and bingo will begin at 2. There will be door prizes, and activities will include 50-50, lottery tree, money hat and a silent basket auction. A luncheon will be served, and soft drinks will be available for sale. Tickets are $5; call 330-755-2701. There will be a limited number of tickets at the door.
Women’s Altar and Rosary Guild of St. Thomas the Apostle Church, 4453 Warren-Sharon Road, Vienna, will sponsor its annual card party from 1 to 4 p.m. Sunday in the church hall. There will be more than 100 door prizes and table prizes and a basket auction. The women also will serve a light lunch. Tickets can be obtained at the door or from any guild member at $5 each. Take your own cards and board games.
Friends of the Community Library of the Shenango Valley will host its Fall Book Sale on Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Saturday at the library, 11 N. Sharpsville Ave., Sharon, Pa. Slightly used books, magazines and related items are for sale. All proceeds go to the library. Hours are 9 a.m. to 7:30 p.m. Wednesday, 10 a.m. to 7:30 p.m. Thursday and 10 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Friday and Saturday. For information call the library at 724-981-4360.
Christ Episcopal Church, 2627 Atlantic St. NE, Warren, is sponsoring a craft show from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday. Admission is $2. The event will include food, a 50-50 raffle and basket auction. Vendors and crafters are needed. The show will benefit animals. For information call 330-330-8166.
First Christian Church, 140 E. Broadway Ave., Girard, is hosting a craft show from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Oct. 19. Exhibitors can register until Saturday for an 8-foot table for $25. Hot sausage sandwiches, kraut and chili dogs, chili and soup will be for sale. There also will be a bake sale. Visit girardchristianchurch.org or call 330-545-6130.
Queen of the Holy Rosary Church, 291 Scoville Drive, Vienna, needs crafters and vendors for its 12th annual craft show that will take place from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Oct. 19. An 8-foot table will cost $25. To reserve a table call from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Monday through Friday at 330-856-2597.
Saxon Club Ladies Branch 22 will host its fall craft show from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Saturday at the Youngstown Saxon Club , 710 S. Meridian Road, Austintown. There also will be a basket auction, bake sale, 50-50 raffle and light lunch. Tables can be rented for $40. For information call 330-788-4274.
St. Nicholas Church will have a craft show from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Oct. 26 at the Great Hall, 64 Fifth St., Struthers. For information call 330-755-9819.
TNR of Warren, a local nonprofit animal rescue, will host a holiday craft and gift show from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday at Christ Episcopal Church, 2627 Atlantic St. NE, Warren. Crafters and vendors are wanted. For information or a registration form, visit www.tnrofwarren.org or call 330 330 8166.
Mercer Main Street Group has scheduled its Fall Festival from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday on the Mercer Courthouse Lawn. There will be a farmers market, crafters, a disc jockey, prizes, games, activities, food, face painting, balloon artist, free cotton candy, free pumpkins for children (while supplies last), vendors, a bouncy house and a basket auction that will benefit Munnell Run Farm. For information, like them on Facebook or call 724-662-5555.
Phillips Memorial Missionary Baptist Church Praying Sisters Ministry will have a rummage sale at noon Saturday at the church, 1407 Victor Ave., Youngstown. Clothes, shoes, books, glassware and food will be for sale.
St. James Episcopal Church, 7640 Glenwood Ave., Boardman, will host its annual fall rummage sale from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Thursday and from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Friday. Friday is half-price day. Good fall and winter clothing, purses, household items, jewelry, books, CDs, movies, small appliances, baby items and toys will be offered.
Bethlehem Lutheran Church, 388 E. Midlothian Blvd., Youngstown, will host a Community Trunk or Treat from 5:30 to 7:30 p.m. Oct. 31 in the church parking lot. There are 40 spots available. Call the church office at 330-788-8797 to reserve a spot. Donations of candy and game prizes also will be accepted. The best-decorated trunk will win a $50 gas card. Wear your costumes and take your family and friends.
Christmas for the Children Foundation is planning a fundraiser for 4 to 8 p.m. Saturday at St. Nicholas Hall, 754 Fifth St., Struthers. Spaghetti dinners will include meatballs, applesauce, bread and butter, dessert and a beverage. Tickets are $7 for adults, $5 for seniors 62 and older, $3 for children 3 to 10, and free for kids under 3. The festivities will include face painting, a bounce-around, a disc jockey and a huge basket auction. For each new toy donated, five free auction tickets will be given.
Gospel Temple Baptist Church is looking for organizations and businesses to participate in its second annual Community Trunk or Treat from 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. Oct. 31. They are asked to provide a car trunk decorated with a Halloween theme, someone to pass out the candy and enough candy for 100 kids or more. A business may incorporate the name or logo into its display. There is no charge for the space. Donations of candy and game prizes also are being accepted; call 330-755-3130 or email firstname.lastname@example.org.
Happy Wanderers tours this year include the following: Church Basement Ladies, A Second Helping, Friday; and a Christmas tour, Dec. 14. All tours are open to the public. For information call 330-534-2759.
The Jewish Community Center, 505 Gypsy Lane, Youngstown, is sponsoring a bus trip Sunday to Cleveland to see the musical “Sleeping Beauty.” Price includes orchestra seat and transportation. Dinner is on your own. The bus will leave the JCC at 2 p.m. and return at 10:30 p.m. Cost is $67 for members and $77 for nonmembers.
The 2013 Trumbull County Farm Foliage Tour will take place from 1 to 5 p.m. Sunday. Take a scenic tour of stops in the Hartford area. Tour stops include Hartford Orchards, Storeyland Christmas Tree Farm, Hartford Greenhouses and Hartford Center. The Antique Tractor Club display will bringing back memories of yesteryear, and Green Power Milling will have ice cream to purchase. The agencies located at the Trumbull County Agriculture and Family Education Center will have informational booths. Hartford United Methodist Church will provide a luncheon stand. For a brochure of the tour in advance, call 330-637-2046, option 2. Brochures also will be available at all stops on the day of the tour.
A calendar of activities to which the public is invited is published Monday. Please submit information to the Society Department by noon Thursday.