Ohio Cultural Alliance will have a 6 p.m. dinner meeting June 2 at Western Reserve United Methodist Church, 4580 Canfield Road, Canfield. Beverly Olson and Lucy Sharkey will address the theme “Old World Traditions — Lost and Retained — Scandinavian.” Cultural enrichment will be provided by pianist Roman Rudnytsky. Memberships are $25 per person, and the cost for each meeting is $15 for each paid-up member and $20 for each nonmember. Reservations may by mailed to OCA, Box 561, Canfield, OH 44406, no later than May 27. Those attending are encouraged to take nonperishable food items to be given to the Gleaners Food Bank.


The Rayen School Class of 1959 will meet for its monthly lunch at noon Wednesday at Stonebridge Grille and Tavern, 1497 Boardman-Canfield Road, Boardman. For information call Mike DeLucia at 330-747-9175.

South High Alumni Association has mailed banquet reservations for the 40th All Alumni Banquet, which will take place June 13 at A La Cart Catering in Canfield. The speaker will be Nathaniel R. Jones, a retired judge for the U.S. Sixth Circuit Court of Appeals. Reservations are required by June 7. Call 330-757-9368 or 330-792-0478.

South High School Class of 1953 will meet at 11:30 a.m. Tuesday at Johnny’s Restaurant in Boardman. There will be discussion about a July picnic. Call Ray Melewski at 330-792-2434.


Brush Knife Needle Club meets from 9 to 11:45 a.m. every Tuesday at the Senior Independence Center, 1110 Fifth Ave., Youngstown. Brush and canvas, knife and wood, needle and yarn or any material or tool is used to create the desired project. For information call 330-565-7001 or 330-744-5071.

Chapter CE of PEO Sisterhood will meet Wednesday at A La Cart Catering in Canfield for a noon lunch and business meeting. Nancy Bare will speak about prison ministry. Hostesses will be Marianne Houston and Karen Dennison.

Kent State University Mothers Club will meet at noon Wednesday at Davidson’s Restaurant, 3636 Canfield Road, Cornersburg. The program will include four scholarship awards, and there will be an afghan raffle. Hostesses are Marge Hamrock, Emmalyn Borak and Sara Smith. For information call Rose Maczko at 330-755-0528.

Round Table Woodcarvers meets from 9 to 11:45 a.m. every Thursday at the Senior Independence Center, 1110 Fifth Ave., Youngstown. For information call 330-792-4355 or 330-744-5071.

Western Reserve Amateur Radio Club will have its monthly meeting Tuesday at Davidson’s Restaurant, 3636 Canfield Road, Canfield. Dinner will be at 6, and the meeting will begin at 7 p.m. The speaker will be Allan Avnet, past president of the club, who will speak about grounding for safe operations. For more information contact Roy Haren, president, at 330-717-3695 or

Youngstown Torch Club will meet Monday on the campus of Youngstown State University in Bresnahan Rooms 1 & 2 at Kilcawley Center. The guest speaker will be Michelle O’Brien, whose topic will be “Yoga: Holistic Health Methods for Those Healing from Pathological Relationships”. A social hour begins at 5:30 p.m., and dinner will be served at 6. Call 330-757-4148 for reservations.


ASG-Howland Happy Stitchers will meet at 9:15 a.m. Tuesday at Living Lord Lutheran Church, 851 Niles-Cortland Road, Warren, for a mystery road trip. Lunch will be out, and return will be about 3 p.m. Call 330-856-4827 or 330-847-9813.

ASG-The Sewphisticates will meet at 6 p.m. Wednesday at Shepherd of the Valley, 4100 North River Road, Warren. A demonstration will be given on fitting Robin’s jacket with a Silhouette pattern. Call Diane Wittik at 330-219-4115.


Croatian Fraternal Lodge 598 will meet at 12:45 p.m. Sunday in the community room at the post office building.

Girard Golden Eagles Lodge 643 will meet at 6:30 p.m. Tuesday at Amen Corner in Girard.


Infant Jesus of Prague Guild of the Diocese of Youngstown will meet Wednesday at Holy Family Church, 2731 Center Road, Poland. Rosary will begin at 10 a.m., and Mass will follow at 10:30.

St. Rose Quilting Group will meet at 10 a.m. Wednesday at the parish house.

Youngstown Council of Catholic Nurses will meet at 12:30 Wednesday at The Manor, Canfield-Niles Road, Austintown. The speaker will be a representative from the Second Harvest Food Bank.


Girard-Liberty Kiwanis will meet at 6:30 p.m. Tuesday at the Golf Dome, 1300 N. State St.


D.A.R.E. Singles Group, which meets at Disciples Christian Church, 565 Boardman-Canfield Road, Boardman, has planned the following: 7 p.m. Monday, meet at Mocca House in Boardman; 6 p.m. Tuesday, play boccie in Boardman Park; 7 p.m. Wednesday, practice bowling at Wedgewood Lanes; 7:30 p.m. Thursday, game night at church; and 6 to 10 p.m. May 23, card night at Denny’s in Boardman.


Mahoning County Chapter of the Ohio Genealogical Society will have its regular monthly meeting at 7 p.m. Monday at St. Charles Church Ministry Building, 7325 Westview Drive, Boardman. Joanne Cook will speak about the Constitution, Statue of Liberty, Ellis Island and flags. The computer interest group will meet from 6 to 6:45 p.m. Visit

Mahoning Valley Historical Society will host a free lecture by local author and historian Thomas Welsh at 7 p.m. Tuesday at the Tyler History Center, 325 W. Federal St., Youngstown. Welsh, who co-authored “Classic Restaurants of Youngstown,” will provide an overview of the city’s restaurant industry from 1945 to the present. For information call 330-743-2589 or visit

Poland Historical Society will have its May meeting at 6:30 p.m. Tuesday at Struthers Historical Society and Museum, 50 Terrace Drive. After the meeting, members will take a tour of the museum. Parking will be available at Struthers City Hall.


Alzheimer Network Family Support Group will meet at 6 p.m. Tuesday at Girard Free Library, 105 E. Prospect St. For information call 330-788-9755.

Alzheimer’s Association Caregiver Support Group will meet as follows: 2 p.m. Monday at Antonine Sisters Adult Day Center, 2675 N. Lipkey Road, North Jackson; 10 a.m. Wednesday at Trumbull Memorial Hospital, 1350 E. Market St., Conference Room F, Warren; 1:30 p.m. Thursday at Canfield United Methodist Church, 27 S. Broad St., Canfield.

Mahoning Valley Fibromyalgia Support Group will finish the season’s monthly meetings with an indoor picnic for members and their families at 7 p.m. Wednesday at Bethel Lutheran Church, 425 Crestview Drive, Boardman. Everyone is asked to take a side dish or dessert to share and their own beverage. Main dishes and table service will be provided. All past speakers are invited as guests. The next meeting will be Sept. 17.

Nar-Anon, a 12-step program for relatives and friends who have been adversely affected by a loved one’s addiction to drugs, meets at 7 p.m. tonight and every Friday at the Neil Kennedy Recovery Clinic, 160 Clifton NE, Howland, and every Tuesday at 10:30 a.m. at Paige & Byrnes Insurance, 425 Niles-Cortland Road SE, Howland. Use the side door. For information call 330 856-3822.

TOPS 327 will meet Monday at Christ Church Presbyterian, 1933 Canfield Road, Boardman. Weigh-in is from 6:15 to 6:45 p.m., and the meeting will be at 7. For information call 330-793-4378 or 330-779-0144.

TOPS 1237, Austintown, will meet Thursday at Idaho Road Alliance Church, 250 Idaho Road. Weigh-in is from 5 to 5:30 p.m., and the meeting will follow until 6:30. For information call 330-758-4923.

TOPS 1262, McDonald, meets Wednesday in the community room at the post office building. Weigh-in is from 8:30 to 9:30 a.m.; the meeting will follow.

TOPS 1497, Austintown, will meet from 9:30 to 11 a.m. Thursday at Smith Corners United Methodist Church, 3000 S. Canfield-Niles Road. For information call 330-507-3126.


VFW Triangle Post 2799 Men’s Auxiliary will meet at 8 p.m. Tuesday at the post home, 3161 E. South Range Road, New Springfield. For information call 330-542-9928.

Club news is published Friday. Please submit information about upcoming activities to the Society Department by noon Wednesday.

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