Mercer County Amateur Radio Club will meet at 7 p.m. Tuesday at Butler Community College (BC3), Conference Room 121, Linden Point, Hermitage, Pa. The annual Christmas party will take place at 6:30 p.m. Dec. 20 at Avalon at Buhl Park.

Youngstown Chapter of International Torch Clubs’; dinner-discussion meeting will begin at 7 p.m. Monday at Kilcawley Center in Bresnahan Room I and II at Youngstown State University. Flora Pamer, club member, will discuss “The Legion Wants You: The French Foreign Legion.” The public is invited to attend. Social hour starts at 5:30 p.m., with dinner at 6 and lecture at 7. Attending only the lecture is free. Dinner for nonmembers is $20. Call 330-757-4148 for reservations, and for club information call 330-792-7351.


Friends of the Austintown Library will meet at 10 a.m. Nov. 28 at the Austintown Library, 600 S. Raccoon Road. Vice Admiral John LaPlante will discuss military culture, and the group will honor military veterans. All meetings are open to the public.

Friends of Poland Library will meet Dec. 6 at the Poland Library, 311 S. Main St. Coffee hour will begin at 9:30 a.m., and the program and business meeting will follow at 10. Lea Mollman will present “Greystone (the Arms Museum), through the years.” Hostesses will be June Deeley, Mary Jane Pavelko and Ann Trefethern. Donations of books, magazines, CDs, and DVDs are accepted at each meeting for the Poland Friends book cart. The meeting is open to the public. New members are welcome. Membership dues are $10 per year.


Canfield Republican Women’s Club dinner meeting and Christmas party are scheduled for 6 p.m. Dec. 7 at A La Cart Catering in Canfield for a celebration of the past two years. There will be a picture presentation and music. A short meeting will include the installation of new officers. Husbands and friends are welcome to attend. If you would like, take an alcoholic beverage to accompany the buffet dinner; cost is $15 per person. Take a new blanket, any size, for the Rescue Mission. Reservations are due Dec. 5. to Jacie Mettee, at 330-726-0363 or 330-207-9210 or email Holly at

Girard Men’s Democrat Club will meet at 7:30 p.m. Tuesday at the Parkwood Youth Center.


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


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


D.A.R.E. has scheduled the following activities: 7 p.m. Saturday, meet at the church for a road trip to Hartville; 7 p.m. Monday, dessert at Mocha House in Boardman; 7 p.m. Tuesday, bar bingo at the Saxon Club; 6:30 p.m. Wednesday, meet at the food court in Southern Park Mall to walk; and 6 to 10 p.m. Nov. 25, card night at Denny’s on Route 224 in Boardman.


Audubon Society, Mahoning Valley, invites the public to learn about winter birds at 7 p.m. Tuesday at the Canfield Library. Jeff Harvey, president of the society, will discuss which birds come to Ohio for the winter and which of our resident birds remain.

Mahoning County Chapter of the Ohio Genealogical Society will have its regular meeting at 7 p.m. Monday at St. Charles Church Ministry Building, 7325 Westview Drive, Boardman. Judge Robert N. Rusu will present “Saving the Court Records.” All are welcome; the building is handicap accessible. The Computer Interest Group will meet from 6 to 6:45 p.m. For information visit


Alzheimer Network Family Support Groups will meet at 6:30 p.m. Tuesday at Emmanuel Lutheran Education Building, 251 S. Broadway Ave., Salem. Family members and caregivers are welcome. All meetings are offered at no charge. For information call 330-788-9755.

Diabetes Partnership of the Mahoning Valley will have its final meeting for 2016 at 6:30 p.m. Nov. 28 at Stonebridge Grille and Tavern in Boardman. Events from November Diabetes Awareness Month will be discussed, and a donation for the Midlothian Free Health Clinic will be presented.

Hillside Rehabilitation Hospital Stroke Support Group meets the first Thursday every month from 2:30 to 4 p.m. in the board room, 8747 Squires Lane NE, Howland. Stroke survivors, family members and friends are welcome to attend. For information or to register, call 330-841-3891.

Multiple Myeloma Support Group will meet at 6 p.m. Monday at Denny’s, 4020 Belmont Ave., Youngstown. The group is for cancer survivors and caregivers, and meets the third Monday of each month. For information contact Donna Detwiler at 330-770-0808 or

Nar-Anon, a 12-step program for relatives and friends affected by a loved one’s addiction to drugs, meets at 7 p.m. every Friday at Howland Community Church, 198 Niles-Cortland Road SE, Warren, and at 7 p.m. every Sunday upstairs at the Sahara Club, 2345 Youngstown Road SE, Warren. For information call Bill at 330-856-3822.

Never Alone Nar-Anon Group, a 12-step program for relatives and friends affected by a loved one’s addiction to drugs, will meet at 7 p.m. Wednesday upstairs at the Neil Kennedy Recovery Clinic, 5211 Mahoning Ave., Austintown. For information call 330-207-0845.

Overeaters Anonymous Groups have scheduled the following local meetings: 10 a.m. Saturday, St. Thomas the Apostle Catholic Church Hall, Room 2, 4453 Warren-Sharon Road, Vienna; 7 p.m. Sunday, Shenango Presbyterian Church, 3144 Wilmington Road (Route 18), New Castle, Pa.; 1 p.m. Monday, Girard Multi-generational Center, 443 Trumbull Ave.; 7:30 p.m. Wednesday, Valley Care-Northside Medical Center, Medical Education Building, Auditorium A, 500 Gypsy Lane, Youngstown; and Thursday, 6 p.m. at Faith Chapel Fellowship Church, 511 E. Pershing St., Salem, and 7:30 p.m. at New Life Lutheran Church, 1181 Church Hill-Hubbard Road, Liberty. All locations are handicap accessible. For information go to or call Mahoning County Help Hotline at 330-747-2696, Columbiana County Help Hotline at 330-424-7767 or Lawrence County Help Hotline at 724-674-3697.

TOPS 327 will meet Monday at Christ Church Presbyterian, 1933 Canfield Road, Boardman. Weigh-in is from 6 to 6:30 p.m. followed by the meeting at 6:45. The first meeting is free. Guests are welcome. 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., followed by the meeting until 6:30. For information call 330-758-4923.

TOPS 1262, McDonald, meets Wednesdays in the Community Room at the Girard Free Library, 105 E. Prospect St. Weigh-in is from 9:15 to 10 a.m., and the meeting will follow. New members are welcome.

TOPS 1497, Youngstown, will meet from 9:30 to 11 a.m. Thursday at St. Maron Church, 1555 S. Meridian Road, Youngstown. New members are welcome; the first meeting is free. For information call 330-974-8450.

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

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