Salem Public Library will sell used books from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Aug. 16 at St. Paul School gymnasium, 925 E. State St. The sale, sponsored by the Salem Public Library Memorial Fund Association, provides shoppers with a large variety of materials to choose from including fiction and nonfiction regular and large print books, children’s books, DVDs, magazines and more. For information stop in or call the library at 330-332-0042.


St. Jude Women’s Guild needs vendors for its annual craft show from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Nov. 15 at the St. Jude Activity Center, 180 Seventh St., Columbiana. The show features hand crafted and homemade items, a basket auction, bake sale, big prize raffle and a lunch counter with a varied menu including vegetable beef soup. For applications call 330-482-2351.

St. Mary’s Assumption Social Center, 356 S. Belle Vista Ave., Youngstown, is seeking vendors for a holiday craft show planned for Nov. 15. Call 330-792-1578 for details.

Saxon Ladies Branch 22 is having its annual craft show from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Nov. 8. It will include a basket raffle, a 50-50 drawing and a light lunch menu. The cost is $30 to rent a table. For information call 330-788-4274.

TNR of Warren is looking for vendors for its 6th annual Holiday Craft Show, which will take place from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Oct. 18 at Christ Episcopal Church, 2627 Atlantic St. NE, Warren. The cost for vendors is $20 per site, $25 with electricity or $15 if outdoors. For information call 330-330-8166.

Trinity Lutheran Church, 78 E. Liberty St., Girard, will host a craft show Saturday. Vendors are welcome inside and outdoors. For details email butterfly56mrr@aol.com.


Warren First Presbyterian Church, 256 Mahoning Ave. NE, will host a Kings Craft Fair from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Saturday, rain or shine. There will be a number of tables with crafts and other items. To reserve a table for $25, call Marilyn Fritch, 330-720-5566 or Virginia Deluca, 330-360-5100. Donations of small items will be accepted. Hot dogs, pepperoni rolls, gourmet cupcakes and more will be for sale. Proceeds will benefit SOPHIA (Stop One Place Help Is Available). Those who need assistance with utilities, food, medical resources and other needs can apply by calling 330-393-0519. Interviews are from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. the second Tuesday of each month.


The 82nd Annual Serbian Day Picnic will take place from noon to 9 p.m. Sunday at Holy Trinity Serbian Orthodox Church, 39 Laird Ave., Youngstown. There will be traditional foods for sale including barbecued lamb and pork and cevepcici (grilled sausages). Live musical entertainment will be provided by Libby’s Tamburitzans and Velibor Drobnjak. Admission is $3. For information call 330-550-6628.


Alzheimer Network will have a garage sale from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Thursday and Friday and from 9 a.m. to 11 a.m. Saturday at Western Reserve United Methodist Church Auditorium, 4580 Canfield Road, Canfield. For information call Alzheimer Network at 330-788-9755. The network is an all-volunteer group offering to help families of Alzheimer patients through referrals, support groups and speakers.

Damascus United Methodist Church, 300 Valley Road, Damascus, will host its annual rummage sale from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Aug. 22 and from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. Aug. 23. Fill a brown paper bag for $4 all day Aug. 22 and until noon Aug. 23. From noon until closing fill paper bags for $1. Larger items will be priced separately. Donations of good, working and usable condition items are being accepted from 9 a.m. to noon Monday through Friday through Aug. 15. No exercise equipment or large upholstered furniture will be accepted. Proceeds will support missions of United Methodist Women. A bake sale and lunch bar also will be available.

Grace United Methodist Church, 1725 Drexel NW (off Parkman Road at Rite Aid) , Warren, will have its annual rummage sale from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Friday and Saturday. The Buck a Bag Sale will take place the final hour of the sale, 3 to 4 p.m. on Saturday. Lunch items and a bake sale will be available. A variety of items for all ages will be sold, including gently used clothing and linens, toys, books, sporting equipment, household and home decor items, holiday decorations and more. Proceeds of the sale will support the church food pantry, which helps more than 50 families in need each month under the direction of Shirley Frazier, social concerns chairwoman. She and Bonnie Mallory are co-chairs of the rummage sale project. Grace Church is handicapped-accessible. Glenn Hamilton is the pastor. Call the church at 330-395-5231, Monday through Thursday, from 9 a.m. to noon, for information about the sale.

Helping Hands Closet at the Western Reserve United Methodist Church, 4580 Canfield Road, Canfield, has gently used and new clothing for the entire family at low prices each Tuesday from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. During July there will be a sale of 20 percent off each purchase.

Immaculate Heart of Mary Church, 4500 Norquest Blvd., Austintown, will have its annual Trunk and Book sale from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. Sept. 13 in the church parking lot. Vendor spaces are $10 each. For information call Dolly Anderson at 330-792-8355 or Rebecca Velasco at 330-799-7751.

Lord of Life Lutheran Church, 550 N. Broad St., Canfield, will host a rummage sale from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Aug. 8 and from 9 a.m. to noon Aug. 9. There will be household goods, linens, glassware and dishes, holiday items, tools, books, games, puzzles, toys, collectibles and more. A bake sale and hot dogs, snacks and beverages will be available for purchase. Use the front entrance of the church.

St. William Parish, 5431 Mahoning Ave. NW, Champion (Route 45 North of KSU), is sponsoring a large rummage sale in its social hall and classrooms from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Aug. 7 and 8. Aug. 9 will be bag day from 8 a.m. to noon. A lunch counter will be available.

Victory Christian School, 2053 Pleasant Valley Road in Liberty, is having a vendor/garage sale from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday. Items will be offered as cash and carry. Proceeds benefit the school’s general operating fund.


Junior Women’s League of Canfield is recruiting vendors for its 45th annual Fall Market on the Canfield Village Green. This year’s event will take place from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Sept. 20. Vendors including home-based businesses, art and craft merchandise and nonprofit organizations are welcome. Proceeds will benefit the community and provide scholarships for local high school students. For information, call 330-506-4347.


AARP 4611 is sponsoring a trip to Detroit Aug. 15 and 16. It will feature the Annual African World Fest and a visit to Charles H. Wright Museum. Overnight accommodations will be $135 each; there are no refunds. For reservations or questions call Olla Tate at 330-746-0889.

Columbiana Area Meals on Wheels is offering a wine-tasting dinner cruise Oct. 4. The cost is $100 per person and includes the bus ride to Lake Erie Island cruises, a four-course dinner, five wine tastings and a glass. Reservations are due by Aug. 15. Call Columbiana Area Meals on Wheels at 330-482-0366 or mail reservations to 865 E. Park Ave., Columbiana, OH 44408.

New Hope United Methodist Church, 21 Fairview Ave., Niles, is sponsoring a bus trip to Wildwood, Cape May, Smithville and Atlantic City from Sept. 22 through 26. The cost is $425, which includes room, transportation, meals, shows and more. For information call 330-652-0705.

Niles S.C.O.P.E. Senior Center is sponsoring a trip to Italy from Sept. 15 through 23. The early booking rate is $2,949, which represents a savings of $250. The trip includes round-trip air fare from Pittsburgh Airport, transportation from Niles to the airport, air taxes and fee surcharges, hotel transfers, seven breakfasts and three dinners. Call the center at 330-544-3676 to sign up. They also are sponsoring several day trips: Aug. 27 will be the Anderson Summer Reunion cruise in Pittsburgh with a cruise on the Gateway Clipper. Cost is $90 or $120, which will include a baseball game. Deadline for reservations is Aug. 15. Sept. 16 will be a Wine, Dine and Celebrate trip to Geneva, Ohio. The cost is $100 and includes lunch and dessert. Reservation and payment deadline is Sept. 5. Sept. 18 will be a Food, Fashion and Fun trip to Hartville Kitchen, Hardware and Flea Market. The bus will leave at 9 a.m. and return at 5 p.m. The cost is $70 and includes coupons, lunch and a cookie. Payment deadline is Sept. 10.

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