Christ Episcopal Church, 2627 Atlantic St. NE, Warren, is sponsoring an auction Sunday to benefit animals. Doors open at noon, and drawings begin at 3 p.m. Admission is $5 and includes 25 raffle tickets, a door prize chance, beverage and a snack. Food also will be for sale.

St. Paul the Apostle Church, 10143 Main St., New Middletown, is sponsoring its annual basket auction Sunday. Doors open at 2 p.m., and the drawing begins at 4. Donation is $5. Only 150-200 tickets will be sold. For tickets call the rectory at 330-542-3466 from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Monday through Friday.


Heritage Presbyterian Church,1951 Mathews Road, Poland, will sponsor a bazaar from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday. It will feature baked goods, arts and crafts, a trash and treasure sale and a raffle. Haluski, hot dogs and kraut dogs, sloppy joes, desserts and beverages will be available.


Girard Eagles Ladies Auxiliary will host its fall card and bingo party Saturday at Eagles Hall, 26 W. Wilson Ave. Doors open at noon, and bingo starts at 2 p.m. A pasta and salad dinner will be served from noon to 2 p.m. Cost is $6 per person. There also will be a bake sale, 50-50 raffle, 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.


Friends of the Library, Liberty Branch, 415 Church Hill-Hubbard Road, Liberty, is sponsoring a book sale from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday. All proceeds will benefit the library. For information call the library at 330-759-2589.


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 a basket auction. To reserve a table for $15 call Doris Mesaros at 330-746-6415.

First Baptist Church, 7 E. Kline St., Girard, is seeking crafters for its annual fall craft show Saturday. Tables are $25 each. Those interested should call the church at 330-545-9178 and leave a message for Sylvia Holmes.

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 Oct. 12 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, is seeking 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 330-856-2597 from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Monday through Friday.

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 South Meridian Road, Austintown. There also will be a basket auction, bake sale, 50-50 raffle and light lunch. Tables can be rented for $40; call 330-788-4274.

Shepherd of the Valley-Niles, 1500 McKinley Ave., is looking for vendors for its Holiday Craft Show, which is scheduled from 9 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. Nov. 22. Tables are available for $20. For information call Kim Osborn, Shepherd of the Valley-Niles activity director, at 330-544-0771, ext. 2814.

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.


A Mid-East Hafli will take place Saturday at St. Anne Parish Hall, 3055 S. Raccoon Road, Austintown. The cost is $35 per person. A buffet of Mid-East cuisine will be served from 7 to 8:30 p.m. followed by music, dancing and entertainment by Emad Batayeh. There will be a cash bar. Proceeds will benefit St. Mark Orthodox Church in Liberty. For reservations call the church at 330-759-8383 or Mousa Kassis at 330-207-5116, or email stmarkhafli@gmail.com.


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 Tuesday. There will be a costume parade for kids and trick or treating. The event is free and is family-friendly. For information contact Debbie Mullarkey at dmullarkey@neo.rr.com or 888-227-6446, ext. 2226.


Animal Welfare League of Trumbull County Inc. will sponsor its annual Walk for the Animals on Sunday at the new shelter, 812 Youngstown-Kingsville Road, Vienna. Registration begins at noon, blessing of the animals will take place from 1:30 to 2:30 p.m., and a boxed lunch will be served after the walk ends. Lunch is free with $100 or more in donations and $5 for all others. Well-mannered, friendly pets are welcome; no more than two dogs per walker are allowed. Forms are available at the Menagerie, the shelter or on Facebook. For information call 330-394-3512 or 330-240-2540.


Knights of Columbus Council 15086 will sponsor A Knight at the Races on Saturday 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. Wednesday and Thursday. Bargain-bag day will be Thursday. Coffee and doughnuts will be available.

Ellsworth Presbyterian Church, 11171 Akron-Canfield Road, is hosting a trash and treasure sale from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Friday and Saturday.

First Presbyterian Church, 3654 Main St., Mineral Ridge, is sponsoring its annual rummage sale from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday. Donations of clean used clothing are welcome. Drop off items at the church from 9:30 a.m. to 5 p.m. today through Friday.

Martin Luther Lutheran Church, 420 Clearmount Drive, is sponsoring its 27th annual Trash ’N Treasure Sale from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday. All items will be half-price after 2 p.m. For information call 330-788-8707.

Tri-County Hadassah’s annual rummage sale will take place from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Sunday through Oct. 9 at 160 Clifton St., Howland. Items for sale include clothing, toys, household items, jewelry, books and small appliances.


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. The business or organization 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 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 gtbc279@gmail.com.


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 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, 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.

The 2013 Trumbull County Farm Foliage Tour will take place in the Hartford area from 1 to 5 p.m. Oct.13. Take a scenic tour of stops in the Hartford area. Stops include Hartford Orchards, Storeyland Christmas Tree Farm, Hartford Greenhouses and Hartford Center. Registration and tour maps will be available. The Antique Tractor Club display will bring 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.

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.

The Jewish Community Center of Youngstown, 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. The cost is $67 for members and $77 for nonmembers.

Trumbull County Travel Club has planned the following trips and meeting: Oct. 23 will be a planning meeting at the Howland Library from 2 to 4 p.m. A photo exchange will take place, and the fall 2014 Maine vacation will be discussed; Nov. 6, motor coach trip to Sugarcreek including a luncheon and theater show and shopping; cost is $89 per person and due now; Nov. 19, a one-day excursion to Cambridge, Ohio, for a Dickens Victorian Village Christmas outing, which includes lunch at the Colonel Taylor Inn, shopping, a visit to the Museum of Glass, a tour of St. Michael Church and an evening light show. Call for details and cost; Dec. 4, Christmas Around the World in Pittsburgh, includes lunch; Dec. 5, visit Stan Hywet Mansion in Akron with lunch; and Dec. 7 to Oglebay Festival and laser show at the International Wine Fest. The club is open to any person wanting to travel with friends or make new friends. There are dues, and the club meets twice a year to plan the calendar for the upcoming year. Members must be over 21. All day trips leave from the Kmart parking lot in Niles. Call 330-856-5398 for details and costs of day trips.

A calendar of activities to which the public is invited is published Monday. Please submit information to the Society Department by noon Thursday.

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