St. Joseph and Immaculate Heart of Mary Home and School Association will host its spring quarter auction March 22 at the Maronite Center, 1555 S. Meridian Road, Youngstown. Doors will open at 5:15 p.m., and the auction will begin at 6. The BYOB event is for adults only. Tickets are $10 and must be purchased in advance. A required bid of one to four quarters for each item will be based on its value; take your own quarters. Pop, water and various snacks will be available for purchase. Proceeds from a 50-50 raffle will benefit the eighth-grade class trip to New York City. To purchase tickets call Molly Faloon at 330-502-9163 or Nicole Fryfogle at 330-502-9996.


Cortland United Methodist Women will host a book and bake sale from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. March 21 and from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. March 22 in the fellowship hall of the church, 155 N. High St. On March 22 items will be $2 per bag. There will be gently used books, specialty magazines and puzzles, games, videos, DVDs and more. Proceeds will support the mission projects of the group. Donations are welcome from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. weekdays through March 20 or by appointment by calling the church office at 330-637-2571.


American Legion Post 166, 141 W. Main St., Alliance, is planning its Spring Craft Show from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. March 22. There will be a variety of vendors such as 31, Scentsy, jewelry, Avon, candles etc. Vendors are being added daily. There will be raffles, food, beverages and baked goods.

Boardman Gridiron Club will host its third annual Spring Arts and Crafts Show from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. March 29 in the Boardman High School gymnasium, 777 Glenwood Ave. The event will feature up to 100 vendors, as well as several booths featuring Easter treats and baked goods. The Boardman High School football team and cheerleaders will assist vendors and patrons. All proceeds will benefit the football and cheerleading programs.

Bristolville United Methodist Church, 6271 N. Park Ave., is planning a craft and vendor show from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Saturday. The church is on the corner of state Routes 45 and 88. The United Methodist Women will sell soup and sandwiches. Event proceeds will benefit Christian education.


Central Christian Church, 2051 E. Market St., Warren, will host its annual Spring Flea Market from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday. There will be more than 20 vendors, and food will be available for purchase. Money raised will benefit the church educational programs. For information contact the church office from 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Monday through Friday at 330-372-1676.


Girard Junior Women’s annual trunk sale will take place in May on the Girard city lot, 100 N. Market St., rain or shine. Call 330 545 5962 if interested in renting a space for $10 each.

Quota International of Salem is hosting a garage sale from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. March 22 at Emmanuel Lutheran Church education building, 251 S. Broadway. Lunch will be available from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. and will include homemade soups and sandwiches. All proceeds will help community projects. To reserve a table call Pat Saltsman at 330-337-8136.


Salem Community Center’s fifth annual Women’s Night Out will take place March 19. For ticket information call 330-332-5885 or stop by the SCC front desk. Area businesses are encouraged to become a sponsor, advertiser and/or vendor. All proceeds will benefit the operation of the newly added SCC Children’s Fitness Center.


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

Celebrity Dancers are sponsoring a trip to the Sight and Sound Theater in Lancaster, Pa., to see “Moses” on June 20 and 21. Departure will be at 7 a.m. from the Kmart parking lot on Route 224 in Boardman. The package includes transportation by motor coach, hotel, show, continental breakfast and outlet shopping for $230 each, based on double occupancy. Call Jim Locker at 330-788-9019.

St. Andrewes AME Church Fundraiser Alliance is offering a guided tour of Lancaster, Pa., and Amish country April 7 through 10. The cost is $365 for a prepaid double occupancy that will include four days, three nights, six meals and tickets to “Moses” at the Sight and Sound Theater. Other features will be guided tour of Lancaster and Amish country and visits to Kitchen Kettle Village, Landis Valley Museum and Village, the Flight 93 Memorial and Hershey’s Chocolate World. The tour will depart from Youngstown and Alliance. To make reservations call 330-782-7961 or 330-823-5884.

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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