Ohio Cultural Alliance will meet at 6 p.m. Nov. 4 for its dinner meeting at Old North Church, 7105 Herbert Road, Canfield. Dr. Alexander Patsov will discuss “Old World Traditions: Lost and Retained — Russian.” Cultural enrichment will be provided by St. Nicholas Balalaika Orchestra directed by Jane Malackany. The cost is $15 for each paid member and $20 for nonmembers. Reservations should be mailed to OCA, Box 561, Canfield, OH 44406 no later than Oct. 29. Attendees are encouraged to take nonperishable food items to be given to the St. Columba Food Pantry.


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.


Youngstown South Christian Women’s Connection will have a luncheon from 11:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. Nov. 13 at Avion on the Water Banquet Center, 2177 W. Western Reserve Road, Canfield. The theme is “For All Our Blessings, Give Thanks.” Artist Phyllis Beard of Boardman will be featured, and Anna Marie Francisco will provide music. Mary Bolin of Avon, Ind., will discuss “Joy in the Journey.” The cost is $13, including lunch. Reservations and cancellations are a must by Nov. 6. Call 330-788-2340 or 330-793-6676.


Croatian Lodge 598 will meet at 12:45 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 Warren will host speaker Gloria Ware, from JumpStart, at Thursday’s meeting at noon at Buena Vista Cafe in Warren. The public is invited.

Kiwanis Club of Western Mahoning County meets each Wednesday at 6 p.m. at A La Cart Catering, 429 Lisbon St., Canfield. Guests are welcome. The speaker this week will be Sister Janet Gardner, executive director of the Beatitude House.


D.A.R.E. Singles Group meets at Disciples Christian Church, 565 Boardman-Canfield Road, has scheduled the following activities: Thursday, dress up for your country of origin, at 7:30 p.m.; and Friday, meet at the Mocha House in Warren for Ghost Walk, at 6:30 p.m.


Lake Milton Historical Society members will tour the Austin Log Cabin at 3797 S. Raccoon Road in Austintown on Thursday. Members can either meet at Halladay’s Winery at 10:30 a.m. to leave for the cabin or go directly to the cabin at 11. After the tour and a meeting, the group will go to Lucianno’s for lunch.

Mahoning County Chapter of the Ohio Genealogical Society will have its regular monthly meeting at 7 p.m. Monday at St. Charles Church Ministry Building, 7325 Westview Drive, Boardman. Keith Kaiser of Fellows Riverside Gardens will present “A Gift of a Garden,” a history of Fellows Riverside Gardens and how it got started. The computer interest group will meet at 6 p.m. Visit

Mahoning Valley Accounting Society will meet at 6 p.m. Tuesday at A La Cart Catering, 429 Lisbon St., Canfield. The program will be “Business Start-ups and Entity Choice,” and the speaker is Atty. Shawna L. L’Italien.


Alzheimer Network Family Support Group will meet at 6:30 p.m. Tuesday at Emmanual Lutheran Education Building, 251 S. Broadway Ave., Salem. For information call 330-788-9755.

Alzheimer’s Association Caregiver Support Group will meet at 2 p.m. Monday at Antonine Sisters Adult Day Center, 2691, N. Lipkey Road, North Jackson; and at 1:30 p.m. Thursday at Canfield United Methodist Church, 27 S. Broad St., Canfield. For information call 330-650-0552 or 800-272-3900.

Mended Hearts, Chapter 7, a support group for heart-disease survivors 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 Becky DeWitt, assistant regional director of the Mended Hearts Central Region, who will speak on chapter activities. Refreshments will be served. For information contact Lee Meadows, 330-793-2531.

Myeloma Family Support Group, serving adults diagnosed with myeloma, their adult friends and family, will meet 6:30 p.m. to 7:30 p.m. Monday at Denny’s Restaurant, 4020 Belmont Ave., Youngstown. Ed Cosentino will be the guest speaker, and his topic will be neuropathy. For information call Donna Detwiler at 330-549-4617 or 330-770-0808.

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

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.

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. Weigh-in is from 5 to 5:30 p.m., and the meeting will follow 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.; 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 has scheduled a meeting of its ostomy support group at 2 p.m. Sunday at the Greenville, Pa., campus.

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