North Lima Mennonite Church, 90 Mennonite Drive, is sponsoring an auction at 6 p.m. Wednesday in the fellowship hall. Items will include small appliances, tools, decorator items, canned goods, gift certificates, baked goods, produce, themed gift baskets and more. 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.
Rockview Christian Church, 925 Mahoning Ave., Youngstown, will host a basket auction Sunday. Doors open at 1:30 p.m., and the drawing begins at 3. Tickets are $5 and will be available at the door. There also will be prizes and a 50-50 drawing. Refreshments will be available.
St. Rose Parish, 48 E. Main St., Girard, will sponsor its fall quarter auction from 6 to 9 p.m. Oct. 24 in Rosetta Hall. Tickets are $5 and must be purchased in advance. Prizes will include gas and restaurant gift cards, holiday crafts and baked goods, jewelry and more. To volunteer or help with tickets call Jan Knight at 330-545-3383, Cathy Milligan at 330-759-7949 or the parish office at 330-545-4351.
St. Stanislaus Church, 430 Williamson Ave., Youngstown, is sponsoring a basket auction Sunday. Doors open at 11:30 a.m., and drawings will start at 1 p.m. Prizes will include small appliances, toys, household items, seasonal items and more. Lunch items will be sold. Admission is $5 and includes one card with 20 tickets for the auction and a free refreshment. Additional cards will be available for purchase.
United Methodist Women of Canfield United Methodist Church, 27 S. Broad St., will present its 73rd annual bazaar from 4 to 7 p.m. Friday and from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday. A cafeteria-style luncheon will be available from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday. Available will be gently used books, clothing, housewares, toys and furniture and more.
Zion Lutheran Church, 10857 Main St., New Middletown, will host a bazaar and spaghetti dinner from 10 a.m. to 7 p.m. Saturday. It will include a basket auction, handmade items, crafts, baked goods, jewelry, white elephant sale and more. Lunch will be served from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. featuring sandwiches and homemade soups. The spaghetti dinner will be served between 4:30 and 7 p.m., and its cost will be $7.50 for adults and $3.50 for 7 to 12; children 6 and under eat free. For information call the church office at 330-542-3821.
BINGO, CARD PARTIES
St. Ann Church, 323 S. 15th St., Sebring, will be the site of a fall card party from 1 to 4 p.m. Sunday in the parish hall. The Women of Faith Society is sponsoring the event. Doors will open at noon, and the donation is $5. Walk-ins are welcome, but reservations are appreciated. For information call 330-938-6839 or the parish office at 330-938-2033.
St. Brendan Parish is sponsoring a bingo and card party at 1:30 p.m. Sunday at Maxwell Hall, 2800 Oakwood Ave., Youngstown. Enter from the back parking lot. Admission includes lunch. Tickets will be sold at the door and cost $5. The evening is planned by St. Brendan Altar and Rosary Society.
VFW Post 3538 Ladies Auxiliary will host a card-bingo party Sunday 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 games 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; reservations are welcome.
Christ Community Church, 531 Neoka Drive, Campbell, is seeking crafters for the annual craft show from 9:30 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday. The show will include crafts of all types, food, a bake sale and a basket auction. Call Doris Mesaros at 330-746-6415 to reserve a $15 table.
Faith Community Covenant Church, 1919 E. Midlothian Blvd., Youngstown, is seeking crafters and vendors for its annual craft show set for 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Nov. 2. The cost of an 8-foot table or 10-foot space is $20. For reservations call 330-792-2835.
First Christian Church, 140 E. Broadway Ave., Girard, is hosting a craft show from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday. 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. Saturday. Admission is free, and food and refreshments will be available. The event will include a basket auction, 50-50 raffle, basket raffle and $100 cash prize.
Shepherd of the Valley-Niles, 1500 McKinley Ave., is planning its Holiday Craft Show and is looking for vendors. It is scheduled from 9 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. Nov. 22. Tables are available for $20 for the day. For information call Kim Osborn, activity director, at 330-544-0771, ext. 2814.
St. Jude Craft Show will take place from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Nov. 16 at St. Jude Activity Center, 180 Seventh St., Columbiana. It will feature homemade items, a baskets auction, bake sale, prize raffle and lunch counter with a varied menu. Vendors are needed. It is sponsored by St. Jude Women’s Guild. For applications call 330-482-2351.
St. Mary Assumption Social Center, 356 S. Belle Vista Ave., Youngstown, is looking for vendors for its holiday craft show from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Nov. 2. Call 330-792-1578 to reserve a table. The cost is $30.
VFW Ladies Auxiliary 9571 of Ellsworth is looking for crafters for its second annual craft show from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Nov. 16 at the post home on Ellsworth Road. It will include 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 Presbyterian Church, 942 Grandview Road, Lake Milton, is hosting its 10th annual apple butter festival all day Saturday. Also for sale will be apple pies, dumplings, cookies, candy apples, hotdogs, sausage sandwiches, funnel cakes, soup and beverages. A 300-recipe hard-cover book will be $10. Praise music will be the entertainment. For a free vendor space (no food or bake sale items) call 330-654-3396. The festival will take place rain or shine.
TNT Ministries will host a fall festival with trunk or treat Saturday at Alpha and Omega First Baptist Church, 3120 Winton Ave., Youngstown. The festival will run from 1 to 4 p.m. with the trunk or treat from 1:30 to 2:30. There also will be food, games and prizes. Families are welcome.
St. Michael Carpatho-Russian Church, 125 Steel St., Youngstown, will host a flea market from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Nov. 1 and 2. Vendors are needed. Kielbasa, haluski and other food will be available. Call the Rev. Andrew Gromm at 330-799-8133.
Girard Knights of Columbus will have a fundraiser from 6 to 9 p.m. Nov. 9 at West Fork Roadhouse, 3850 Belmont Ave., Youngstown. To order tickets call Greg Pastore at 330-545-4748, John DePinto at 330-545-1645, John Leskovec at 330-545-0863 or Tom Gaul at 330-530-3555. Adult tickets are $15, and children 12 and under will be admitted for $7. Dessert will be included with all meals. A basket auction and 50-50 raffle will be available.
NIGHTS AT THE RACES
Youngstown Heritage Center is teaming up with the Allac Club for a night at the races fundraiser Nov. 9 at the Aut Mori Grotto Hall, 563 N. Belle Vista Ave., Youngstown. Admission will be $2. The doors will open at 5 p.m., and the races begin at 6. There also will be a basket auction, and food and beverages will be available for purchase. Race sponsors are needed for a donation of $100 each by a business or group, and individuals and groups can sponsor a horse for $10 per horse. Cash donations and items for the baskets also are welcome; contact Bob Barko Jr. at 330-881-5819 or Dennis McBride at 330-770-7259 or e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org.
Campbell Memorial Alumni Association will sponsor its annual reverse raffle and dinner Oct. 26 at Archangel Michael Hall, 12th Street in Campbell. Tickets are $60 each. Call the alumni office at 330-799-1232 or send a check made payable to Campbell Memorial High School Alumni Association, P.O. Box 23, Campbell, OH 44405. If purchasing by mail, your tickets will be mailed to you prior to the event.
First United Methodist Church, 237 W. Silver St., Sharon, Pa., will host a rummage sale from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. Friday and from 9 a.m. to noon Saturday ($1 a bag day). There also will be a bake sale all day Friday. There will be good used clothing, jewelry, toys, small appliances, linens, antiques, collectibles and more.
Trumbull Senior Production Co., 3323 Parkman Road, Warren, is sponsoring its annual rummage sale from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Thursday, Friday and Saturday. Ample parking is available in the rear of the building.
The 2013 Pink Ribbon Golf Classic committee is sponsoring a bus trip to the Seneca Allegheny Casino on Oct. 26. The bus will leave from Fab Limo on Connecticut Avenue in Austintown at 8 a.m. and will depart from Seneca at 5 p.m. The cost is $35 per person; each player will be given $20 in play and a $5 food coupon. Send registration and check to: Pink Ribbon Golf Classic, c/o Nancy Felton, American Cancer Society, 525 N. Broad St., Canfield, OH 44406. For information call 330-207-9630 or 330-533-2712.
A calendar of activities to which the public is invited is published Monday. Please submit information to the Society Department by noon Thursday.