Victory Christian School, 2053 Pleasant Valley Road, Niles, will host its 15th Annual Benefit Auction and Dinner on April 4. Silent auction sections start at 5 p.m., and the live auction starts at 7. Items include themed baskets, Werner Ladders, restaurant and entertainment tickets, autographed items from Cleveland sports teams, Kalahari Resort gift certificates and Walt Disney World tickets. Dinner will be available from 4:30 to 6 p.m. Call the school for advance reservations at 330-539-9827. Victory Christian School is inside Pleasant Valley Church.


St. Jude Church, 180 Seventh St., Columbiana, will host super bingo April 6. Doors open at 12:30 p.m. for lunch, and games begin at 2 p.m. A $25 donation will provide free daubers, coffee or pop for the day, cards for all games and a chance to win $3,400 in cash prizes. Specials will be sold separately. There also will be a lunch counter and bake sale. For information call 330-482-2351.

St. Patrick Altar and Rosary Society will host its Spring Card and Bingo Social from 1 to 4 p.m. April 6 in the church Hall, 357 N. Main St., Hubbard. The donation is $5, which will be collected at the door. A light lunch will be served, and there will be table prizes, door prizes, a basket auction and a 50-50 raffle.

Warren Republican Women’s Club will host its annual Card Party and Style Show from noon to 3 p.m. Saturday at McMenamy’s, Route 422 in Niles. The cost is $8 each and includes a style show by The Encore in Liberty, a chance auction and lunch. Tickets will be available at the door. Advance reservations are appreciated. Call 330-856-5228 or e-mail cakbusservices@aol.com.


Berlin Township Volunteer Fire Department is hosting a Casino Night on April 5 at the Georgetown in Boardman. The doors will open at 6:30 p.m. for dinner, and gaming will take place from 8 to 11. Dinner will be an all-you-can-eat buffet for $50 a ticket.


Boardman Gridiron Club will host its third annual Spring Arts and Crafts Show from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday in the Boardman High School gymnasium, 777 Glenwood Ave. The event will feature crafters and artisans with products including handcrafted jewelry, fabric purses and hats, doll clothes and accessories, 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.

First Federated Church, 10786 Mahoning Ave., North Jackson, will host an Easter Craft Fair from noon to 4 p.m. April 5. There will be local crafters, food vendors and a 50-50 raffle.

TOPS 2191, Austintown, is sponsoring a Spring Craft Show from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. May 17 at Wickliffe Presbyterian Church, 45 Idlewood Road, Austintown. They are seeking vendors. Tables are $20 each and space is limited. Call 330-774-1803 for details.


Saxon Ladies Society Branch 22 will host an indoor flea market from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. April 5 in the Saxon Club Ballroom, 710 S. Meridian Road, Austintown. It will include a luncheon and bake sale. Lunch will be available after 11 a.m. (sit-down or takeout) A $1 grocery bag sale will take place at 1:30 p.m. (no jewelry).

St. Michael Orthodox Church, 125 Steel St., Youngstown, is having a flea market from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. April 11 and 12. Kielbasa, haluski and other foods will be available. For information call the Rev. Andrew Gromm at 330-799-8133.


Wick Lodge 481, F&AM of Youngstown, is hosting a spaghetti dinner and bake sale from 4 to 7 p.m. Thursday at the Youngstown Masonic Temple at 223 Wick Ave. Tickets are $10 for adults and $5 for children under 12. Takeout will be available. For tickets and information, contact Gary Shane at 330-719-4714 or Leni Schulz at 330-654-2538. All proceeds will benefit the Youngstown Scleroderma Support Group.


Christ Episcopal Church, 2627 Atlantic St. NE, Warren, will host a rummage sale from 9 a.m. to 6 p.m. Friday and from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday. Early birds who arrive at 8 a.m. Friday will be charged a $5 entry fee. All other admission is free, and there is ample free parking. Sale items will include furniture, tools, gently used children’s and adult clothing, kitchen items, books, and more. Lunch will be served both days from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. A $2 bag day will begin at noon Saturday. Funds raised support parish projects. For information contact the church office at 330-372-4998.

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

North Lima Mennonite Church, 90 Mennonite Drive, will host a rummage sale from 9 to 5 p.m. April 4 and 9 to 1 p.m. April 5. Baked goods and food will be sold both days. Call the church for information at 330-549-2333.

Trinity United Methodist Church, 2427 Columbiana Road, New Springfield, will host its annual rummage sale from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. April 4 and from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. April 5. There will be clothing, household items, trash and treasures and more. Lunch featuring homemade vegetable soup will be available. Soup also will be for sale by the quart for carryout.


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.

St. Andrewes AME Church is offering a shopping trip to New York on May 2 leaving at midnight. Shoppers will have all day May 3 in Manhattan and Jamaica Queens and will return to Youngstown after midnight. The cost is $95 with a $50 deposit due Sunday and the balance due April 18. For reservations call 330-318-0741.

Trumbull County Travel Club has planned a day trip to the Canton area April 12 for wine tasting at Gervasi Winery, lunch at Mulligan’s and a stop at Harry London Chocolates and Anderson’s in the Village. The cost is $89 per person; 15 seats are available. On May 28 and 29, members will travel to the Kentucky Derby site. The trip includes dinner on the Ohio River and breakfast before a full guided morning tour of the derby complex with lunch included at Churchill Cafe. The afternoon will include Evan Williams’ bourbon experience at the Barrel House. The cost is $295 per person with a $50 deposit to reserve a seat on the motor coach. In July the group will take another two-day trip to Niagara on the Lake, Canada, for which a passport is a must. The cost is $275 per person with a $50 deposit due immediately. Trip insurance is available. For details on any trips call 330-856-5398.

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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