St. Paul the Apostle Church, 10143 Main St., New Middletown, is sponsoring its annual basket auction Oct. 6. Doors open at 2 p.m., and the drawing begins at 4 p.m. Donations are $5. Only 150 to 200 tickets will be sold. For tickets call the rectory at 330-542-3466 from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Monday through Friday.
BINGO, CARD PARTIES
Girard Eagles Ladies Auxiliary will host its fall card and bingo game Oct. 6. Doors open at noon, and bingo starts at 2 p.m. A pasta dinner will be served from 12:30 to 2 p.m. Cost is $6 per person. There also will be a bake sale, 50-50 raffle, a basket auction, door prizes and 50-50 games. Cards are on sale now and at the door.
St. Ann Church, 323 S. 15th St., Sebring, will be the site of a fall card party from 1 to 4 p.m. Oct. 20 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.
Christ Community Church, 531 Neoka Drive, Campbell, is seeking crafters for the annual craft show from 9:30 a.m. to 4 p.m. Oct. 19. The show will include crafts of all types, food, a bake sale and basket auction. Call Doris Mesaros at 330-746-6415 to reserve a table for $15.
Christ Episcopal Church, 2627 Atlantic St. NE, Warren, is sponsoring a craft show from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Oct. 12. Admission is $2. The event will include food, 50-50 raffle and basket auction. Vendors and crafters are needed. The show will benefit animals. For information call 330-330-8166.
Craig Beach Fire Victims will have a craft and gift show fundraiser from noon to 5 p.m. Saturday at 175 E. Broad St., Newton Falls, to benefit a local family who recently lost their home in a fire. Crafts, vendors, 50-50 raffle, silent auction, food and more will be available. Winners will be announced at 4 p.m. Vendors are needed; for information call 330-609-3540.
First Baptist Church, 7 E. Kline St., Girard, is seeking crafters for their annual fall craft show Oct. 5. The cost of tables is $25 each. Those interested should call the church at 330-545-9178 and leave a message for Sylvia Holmes.
Queen of the Holy Rosary Church, 291 Scoville Drive, Vienna, needs crafters and vendors for its 12th annual craft show, which 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. Oct. 12 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 $30 through Sept. 30, when rental will increase to $40 . For information call 330-788-4274.
TNR of Warren, a local nonprofit animal rescue, will host a holiday craft and gift show from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Oct. 12 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.
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 handcrafted and 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.
Relay for Life of Liberty is sponsoring its fourth annual Autumn Festival from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. Oct. 19 at W.S. Guy Middle School in Liberty. Vendors and crafters are welcome. Table fees are $30 each, and deadline for reservations is Oct. 1. There will be a costume parade for kids and trick or treating. The event is free and family-friendly. For information contact Debbie Mullarkey at firstname.lastname@example.org or 888-227-6446, ext. 2226.
St. Andrewes AME Church, 521 W. Earle Ave., Youngstown, is sponsoring a flea market extravaganza from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday to celebrate the church’s 144th anniversary. The event will feature several vendors. For information visit email@example.com.
Girard Knights of Columbus will hold a fundraiser from 6 to 9 p.m. Nov. 9 at West Fork Roadhouse, 3850 Belmont Ave. To order tickets call Greg Pastore, 330-545-4748; John DePinto, 330-545-1645; John Leskovec, 330-545-0863; or Tom Gaul, 330-530-3555. Adult tickets are $15, and children 12 and under pay $7. Dessert will be included with all meals. A basket auction and 50-50 raffle will be available.
The 12th annual Mesopotamia Fall Heritage Day will take place from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Oct. 5 at the Mesopotamia Commons, corner of state Routes 87 and 534. The event is hosted by the Mesopotamia Chamber of Commerce. Crafters in period costume will perform outdoor demonstrations including: soap making, quilting, rag rug weaving, basket weaving, blacksmithing, candle making, leather working, spinning and more. Homemade ice cream, apple butter-making, an Amish bake sale and a lunch stand will be offered. There will be a quilt raffle at 3 p.m. For information call Ridgeview Farm at 440-693-4000 or the End of the Commons General Store at 440-693-4295.
NIGHTS AT THE RACES
Knights of Columbus Council 15086 will sponsor A Knight at the Races on Oct. 5 at Our Lady of Mount Carmel Social Hall, 343 Via Mount Carmel Ave., Youngstown. Doors will open at 6 p.m., and races will begin about 7. Admission, food and refreshments are free. The evening will include a 50-50 drawing and a silent auction. For information call Frank Prato at 330-718-3394 or George Summers at 330-506-2748.
Boardman United Methodist Church, 6809 Market St., Boardman, will have its Fall Trash and Treasure Sale from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. Oct. 2 and 3. Bargain-bag day will be Oct. 3. Coffee and doughnuts will be available.
Gospel Temple Baptist Church is looking for organizations, groups or businesses to participate in its second annual Community Trunk or Treat from 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. Oct. 31. Each is 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 your 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.
The 2013 Pink Ribbon Golf Classic committee is sponsoring a bus trip to the Seneca Allegheny Casino on Oct. 26. All proceeds will be given to the American Cancer Society. The bus will leave at 8 a.m. from Fab Limo on Connecticut Avenue in Austintown and will depart from Seneca at 5 p.m. The cost is $35 per person, and 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.
Happy Wanderers tours this year include the following: Church Basement Ladies, A Second Helping, Oct. 11; and a Christmas tour, Dec. 14. All tours are open to the public. For information call 330-534-2759.
Jewish Community Center, 505 Gypsy Lane, Youngstown, is sponsoring a bus trip Oct. 13 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.
New Hope United Methodist Church, 21 Fairview Ave., Niles, is sponsoring a bus trip to Amish country Saturday. This replaces the Aug. 17 trip that was canceled. The cost is $65 and includes bus fare, breakfast buffet, family style dinner, shopping and flea market. The bus will leave from the Super Kmart in Niles at 7 a.m. and will return at 8 p.m. For information call 330-652-0705.
A calendar of activities to which the public is invited is published Monday. Please submit information to the Society Department by noon Thursday.