Austintown Growth Foundation will have a quarter auction Thursday to benefit its scholarship fund for Austintown High School seniors. It will take place at the Saxon Club, 710 S. Meridian Road. Doors open at 5 p.m. and the auction begins at 6. There will be prizes, gift baskets and door prizes. Pizza slices will be $1. For information or tickets, contact 330-507-2584 or fundraisingquarterauction@yahoo.com.

Christ the Good Shepherd Parish, St. Joseph the Provider Cultural Society, will sponsor its annual basket auction Sunday at 633 Porter Ave., Campbell. Doors open at 10 a.m. and the auction starts at 2 p.m. Admission is $5 and includes one sheet of tickets, a bowl of haluski and a cookie.

Mill Creek Chapter of American Business Women’s Association will host its annual basket auction April 30 at the Ursuline Center, 4280 Shields Road, Canfield. Doors open at 12:30 p.m. and the auction begins at 3. Admission is $5, and includes 25 tickets for auction items and refreshments. Hot dogs, beverages and cookies will be available for purchase. There will be more than 100 auction items, a split-the-pot and a hat raffle. Profits will go to the education fund for scholarships and for members to attend leadership conferences.

St. Joseph Church, 4545 New Road, Austintown, will sponsor its third quarter auction April 28. The event is for adults (21 and older). Doors open at 6 p.m. and the auction begins at 7. Tickets are $10 and include admission and a bidding paddle. There also will be 50-50 and lottery tree raffles. Tickets can be purchased in advance or at the door. For information or tickets, call 330-792-3751 daytime or 330-792-7907 evenings. Proceeds will benefit the church.

St. Joseph the Provider School will host its annual basket and gift auction with a buffet dinner Friday at Our Lady of Mount Carmel Social Hall, 343 Via Mount Carmel Ave., Youngstown. Doors open at 5:30 p.m. and buffet begins at 6:30, and includes baked Italian chicken, cavatelli and meatballs, Italian sausage with peppers and onions, roasted Idaho and sweet potatoes, Italian blend vegetables, salad, dessert, coffee and tea and cash bar. Entertainment will be provided by Jim Loboy. Tickets are $25 and include dinner and 25 tickets, available at the school office, 330-259-0353, 1125 Turin Ave., Youngstown. No tickets will be sold at the door. Winners do not need to be present.


St. Brendan Church, 2800 Oakwood Ave., will host a card and bingo party at 1:30 p.m. April 30 at Maxwell Hall. The cost is $5 and lunch is included.


Simply Slavic Festival organizers are seeking authentic Slavic retail, crafts, fine arts and food vendors for its 7th annual Simply Slavic Festival from noon to 11 p.m. June 17 on Federal Plaza East, downtown Youngstown. There is space for 15 food vendors and 10 marketplace vendors. Openings will be filled according to timing of request and the need to maintain a variety of options for the booths. Applications from new vendors are being accepted, and questions are welcome at any time. For information contact info@simplyslavic.org or call 330-509-0754.


Cortland United Methodist Church, 155 N. High St., Cortland, will host a rummage and bake sale, from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. April 28, and 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. April 29. On April 29, there will be a $2 bag special, and items that are too large to fit in a bag will be half-price. The sale is sponsored by Cortland United Methodist Women, and will benefit mission projects.


Book Review and a Good Lunch Too fundraiser will take place Saturday at Golden Rye Grille, 10745 Main St., New Middletown, sponsored by the Public Library of Youngstown and Mahoning County. Tickets are $20 and lunch is included. “Nine Women, One Dress” by Jane L. Rosen, will be reviewed by Regina Reese. All proceeds will benefit the Springfield Library Capital Campaign. There will be a basket raffle at 2:30 p.m. For information or tickets, contact Deborah Liptak, development director, at 330-740-6086.

Golden String Radio’s eighth annual beer, wine and chocolate taste will take place from 7 to 11 p.m. Saturday at St. Matthias Father Snock Center, 2800 Shady Run Road, Youngstown. Tickets are $15 in advance or $20 at the door. All proceeds will benefit Golden String Radio, an online radio station run by adults with disabilities. For tickets or information, contact Coni at 330-503-2584 or coni@goldenstringradio.org. Shuttles will run from the Royal Oaks and Crickets from 7 p.m. to midnight.


Rich Center for Autism is hosting its fourth annual Night at the Races Saturday at St. Michael Family Life Center, 350 N. Broad St., Canfield. Tickets are available by contacting Mona Bozick at 330-941-1532 or mbozick@ysu.edu or online at www.richcenter.org. Tickets are $20 and includes a pizza and appetizer buffet. Take your own beverage. Doors open at 6 p.m., and races begin at 6:45. The Rich Center is tuition-free and relies on private donations, grants and fundraising events to bridge the gap for expenses.


Girard Multi-Generational Center, 443 Trumbull Ave., is hosting raffles for chances to win a 50-inch flat screen LED television and a $225 prepaid Visa gift card. Tickets are $5 and winners will be announced at the annual Cars are the Stars 3 benefit classic car show set for June 3 (rain date June 10). Proceeds will benefit the center. Stop by the center anytime between 8:30 a.m. and 4 p.m. Monday through Friday to purchase tickets. For information, call 330-545-6596.


Austintown Night Out committee is hosting a trash and treasure sale from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. May 20 at Austintown Township Park, 6000 Kirk Road. Vendor spaces are $10 each and the event will be outside regardless of the weather. Vendors are welcome to take canopies. For information visit the Austintown Night Out page on Facebook or call Shawne Wilfong at 330-774-1803.

Boardman United Methodist Church, 6809 Market St., will host a spring trash and treasure sale from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. May 3 and 4. May 4 is bargain day. Coffee, lunch and doughnuts will be available.

Canfield Heritage Foundation will host Trunk and Treasure sales at Loghurst Museum, 3967 Boardman-Canfield Road, Canfield. They will take place the first and third Sundays of each month beginning May 6 from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. Set up will be from 8 to 9 a.m. Cost is $10 per vehicle, vendors may sell from trunks or truck-beds, or use tents or tables in the space. Call Loghurst at 330-533-4330 for information or registration.

Commons at Greenbriar and Greenbriar Healthcare Center are hosting a rummage sale from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. Saturday. It will include furniture, paintings and home decor. For information, call Meghan Miller at 330-726-3700. All proceeds will benefit the activity department.

Cornersburg Baptist Church, 3898 Tippecanoe Road, Youngstown, will have its fifth annual Shop for Free from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. April 29. Items include clothing and household items. All are welcome.

First United Methodist Church, 237 W. Silver St., Sharon, Pa., will have a rummage sale from 8 a.m. to 2 p.m. May 5 and 9 a.m. to noon May 6, $1 a bag day. There will be a bake sale May 5. For information, call 724-983-0200.

Helping Hands Closet at Western Reserve United Methodist Church, 4580 Canfield Road, Canfield, has new and gently used clothing for the entire family. April specials continue the winter clearance on everything in the shop excluding wedding and prom dresses. Yellow tickets will be 20 percent off. All clearance items will be $1. Hours are 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. Tuesdays.

Poland Lions are hosting a Treasures of the Trunk sale from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. June 10 at Poland High School stadium parking lot. Vendors are being sought for this one-day sale from the trunk of your car. Crafters, home goods, furniture, toys, specialty items and garage sale items are welcome. There are 100 spaces. Registration is $10 for a parking space before May 1 and $15 after that date. Take your own table. For questions, call Judy at 330-360-3641 or Lori at 330-506-9611.

Struthers Parkside Church, 110 Poland Ave., will host a rummage sale from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Saturday. There will be toys, books, household items, holiday decor and more. Specialty items, lunch and baked goods also will be for sale. There will be a basket raffle. Drawings will take place at the end of the sale, winners do not need to be present. Proceeds from the sale will be used for church repairs and missions.


Alexander Hamilton/Idora Park Carousel trip planned for July 18 through 20. See where Hamilton lived, dueled, dined and died, and ride the Idora Park Carousel. This is a customized Breakaway tour and reservations will be for the Wellington Hotel on Seventh Avenue in New York City for two nights. The cost is $499 for double, $469 for triple and $759 for single. Trip includes tickets, transportation, hotel in NYC and tour guide. Deadline for reservations is May 31. Contact Breakaway Tours at 1-800-374-9825 for reservations, or for information, call Colleen Parshall Ferguson 757-208-7600.

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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