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Published: Mon, August 7, 2017 @ 8:27 a.m.

ART SHOWS

Buhl Day 2017 is seeking entries for this year’s art show. It will be a juried 2D multimedia art show that will take place at the Buhl Casino on Buhl Day, Sept. 4. The show committee will be accepting entries between 5 and 8 p.m. Sept. 1. All accepted pieces will be judged Sept. 2. The winning piece will be displayed at Cravings, 76 Shenango Ave., Sharon, during September.

DANCES

Boardman United Methodist Church, 6809 Market St., will host a dance class at 5 p.m. every Wednesday for health and fitness. The event is open to the public as well as church members. Lessons are $5 each and are an hour long. For information, call Doreen at 330-398-9773. All levels of dancers are welcome.

St. Rose Church’s 125th anniversary celebration will be marked by a dinner-dance from 6:30 to 10:30 p.m. on Friday,at the Mahoning Country Club, 710 E. Liberty St., Girard. The meal includes Italian meatballs and pasta, chicken francaise, crab-stuffed sole with lobster bisque, garlic mashed redskin potatoes, tossed salad, steamed vegetables, dinner rolls and a cookie table. The cost is $15 for adults, $7.50 for children and children under three are free. Payments were due by July 17. For more information, call 330-545-1163. Those who baked cookies for the event are to drop them off at the Country Club on Friday between 11 and 3 p.m.

FAIRS, FESTIVALS

William Penn Association Branch 28 will host its fraternal festival from noon to 6 p.m. Aug. 26 at the Hungarian Cultural Center of Northeastern Ohio, 12027 Abbott Road, Hiram. All you can eat and drink for admission cost of $15 for adults, $5 for students and children under 12 are free. All proceeds will benefit the WPA scholarship fund. Menu choices include goulash, stuffed cabbage, cabbage and noodles, kolbasz, hot dogs, chicken with Hungarian noodles and corn polenta. Pastries, palacsinta, langos and bacon bread will be available for purchase separately.

FUNDRAISERS

Hubbard Public Library will be accepting donations of school supplies through Saturday for students who would not be able to afford the supplies necessary for back-to-school. All patrons who donate will have any accrued fines on their Hubbard library account waived. Fine-free patrons and community members are encouraged to participate but donations will not be credited for future fines. For a list of supplies needed and information about waived fees requirements, call the library at 330-534-3512, ext. 1.

Friends of Fido will host its fifth annual celebrity bartender night from 6 to10 p.m. Thursday at The Lake Club. Tickets are $40 each or a table of 10 for $350. The event includes dinner, cash bar, live auction and basket raffle. Three featured bartenders will be John Hirschbeck, retired major league baseball umpire; Jessica Shields, K-9 police officer with Youngstown police department who was a contestant on “The Amazing Race”; and Patrick Lavanty, owner of Nicolinni’s Restaurant and contestant on “American Ninja Warrior.” There will be more local celebrities. All proceeds go to support Friends of Fido. Call Shirley to order tickets at 330-720-7216 or go online at FriendsOfFido.ticketspice.com/celebrity-bartender.

St. Nicholas School will participate in a shoe collection fundraiser until Oct. 1. Rubber band gently used shoes in pairs. The goal is to collect 2,500 pairs and boxes to donate are located at St. Nicholas and Holy Trinity Church doors.

Sight for all United will host “The Second Eye Ball of the Mahoning Valley” Sept. 30 at Powers Auditorium. This event will help raise funds to continue to sustain Sight for All and assist the citizens in our community who are in need of vision services. “American Idol” finalist, Scott MacIntyre will be the special guest. Sponsorships available are Visionary, $10,000 reserves 16 seats (two tables); Crystal Clear, $5,000 reserves eight seats; 20-20 donor, $2,500 reserves eight seats; and Sight Saver, $1,000 reserves eight seats. Single tickets are $100 each. Live and silent auction donors are also needed. For information, visit www.sightforallunited.com/eye-ball-2017.

Tabernacle Baptist Church, 707 Tabernacle Blvd., is sponsoring The Beacons of Hope: Extravaganza and Trunk Show from 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. Aug. 26. All proceeds from this craft and fashion and trunk show will benefit the Tabernacle education assistance ministry with scholarship funds. The show is free and features crafts, accessories, fashion, food, music and a cake walk. For more information, call Hallie Cousin at 330-518-8441 or email the church at ytowntab@aol.com.

PICNICS

Free Polish Krakusy Society will have its second annual summer picnic from 12:30 to 7:30 p.m. Aug. 20 at Countryside Farm on Route 224 in Poland. Pirogi, kielbasa, golabki and haluski will be served along with zywiec, tyskie, okocim and more Polish beers. The picnic will offer children’s activities, face painting, music, a 50-50 raffle, a silent auction and cornhole tournament. The entry fee is $5 and kids under 10 are free. Tickets are being sold in advance. For information, call 330-757-8752 or 412-721-1304. Or email: KrakusySociety@aol.com.

St. David Welsh Society of Youngstown will host its annual picnic at 3 p.m. Aug. 19 at Stacey Pavilion in Austintown Township Park, 6000 Kirk Road. Cost is $17 per person and the public is invited. There will be special entertainment. For reservations make checks payable to St. David Society and mail to Mrs. Sarah Davis Gamlin, 395 Kenmore Ave. SE, Warren, OH 44483. Reservation deadline is Aug. 15. For information, contact welshman1828@yahoo.com.

SALES

Helping Hands Closet at Western Reserve United Methodist Church, 4580 Canfield Road, Canfield, has new and gently used clothing for the entire family. Hours are 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. Tuesdays. August special is Crazy Days sale where all items are $1 except any with green tags.

Immaculate Heart of Mary Knights of Columbus 3930 invites the public Saturday and Sept. 9 to participate in a community trunk sale at the Immaculate Heart of Mary parking lot, 4490 Norquest Blvd. in Austintown. Included are two parking spots for $10 and vendor set-ups will be from 7:30 to 9:00 a.m. Sale hours are from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m., rain or shine. For more information, call Dion at 330-506-9081.

Lord of Life Church, 550 N. Broad St. Canfield. will have a trash and treasure sale Friday from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. and Saturday from 9 a.m. to noon. Call to reserve a spot at 330-533-3531. $15 for 1 day and $20 for both days.

Sts. Peter and Paul Ukrainian Orthodox Church will host a rummage sale from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Thursday and Friday at the church pavilion hall, 1025 N. Belle Vista Ave. Youngstown.

Warren Women’s Connection, an affiliate of Stonecroft Ministries, invites all women to attend its luncheon titled “Jump For Joy” at Delucia’s Banquet Center, 2610 Elm Road NE, from 11:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. Aug. 14. The special feature will be Dr. Tom Jones who will speak on ”Arthritis and Joint Replacement,” and the inspirational speaker is Tiffany Blevins, and her topic is ”Night of Horror.” There also will be special music. Stonecroft Ministries is a non-denominational organization that reaches out to all women across the country and around the world. Luncheons are held the second Monday of each month at a cost of $13. Reservations are required by Thursday by calling Joyce at 330-539-5837 or Jan at 330-638-6508 and must be honored or canceled by Saturday.

Threshold Residential Services Inc., doubly known as East Palestine Corner Store, will host its second annual sale and celebration from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Friday and Saturday at 110 N. Market St. The store is operated by the nonprofit organization. It’s a resale home goods and furniture business that employs developmentally disabled individuals in Columbiana County. All proceeds support the client care programs operated by the agency. A drawing for four $25 gift certificates will take place. There is no admission fee. For information, call 330-886-0372 or visit Facebook at www.facebook.com/East-Palestine-Corner-Store.

SPECIAL EVENTS

Salem Historical Society will host two special tours this month. The Underground Railroad Trolley tour begins at noon Saturday and at 1:30 p.m. Aug. 20. Reservations can be made to 330-337-6733 or at trolley239@aol.com. The Ghost Trolley Tour will be at 8 p.m. Aug. 26. Call 330-205-3923 to make reservations.

Ohio Valley Teen Challenge will host a youth rally from 5 to 8 p.m. Sunday at Woodworth Park, 255 Warren Avenue, just off Western Reserve Road in Beaver Township. There will be games, prizes, music and ministry by the OVTC. The young person bringing the most friends will win a $50 gift card. For additional information, call 330-318-0408.

Poland Historical Society will have its final summer open house from 1 to 3 p.m. Sunday,at the Little Red Schoolhouse, 4515 Center Road, at the Struthers Road intersection at Route 224. During the free open house, the public can explore the historical items on display and chat with society members about the history of Poland. Also Luke Schuster, with Imperial Drone Services, will sell his aerial photographs taken over Poland.

Salem Parks and Recreation and Salem Public Library are partnering to bring “It’s a Despicable Palooza” event from 2 to 5 p.m. Saturday at the Salem Memorial Building, 785 E. State St, and Salem Public Library, 821 E. State St. This family-friendly event is free and includes games, crafts, prizes, food, construction “petting zoo,” life-size Minecraft, face painting. and the opportunity to meet minions. No registration is required. For more information, go to www.salem.lib.oh.us or call 330-332-0043.

Mahoning Valley Historical Society will host a free afternoon of fun from 1 to 3 p.m. each Wednesday at the Tyler History Center, 325 W. Federal St. in downtown Youngstown. Visitors will explore how the Mahoning Valley has changed through good and bad and into the future. Participants will make their own medicine, try historic tools and learn about those who helped to make our area a better place. For information, call the MVHS at 330-743-2589 or visit www.mahoninghistory.org.

Salem Community Center will present the seventh Women’s Night Out on Sept. 27, from 4 to 8 p.m. Women’s Night Out centers around information, products and services for females of all ages who want to learn ways to take better care of their bodies and minds and improve upon their lifestyles. This event is a benefit for the SCC’s children’s fitness center, and will feature a vendors marketplace with nearly 60 businesses, buffet dinner, spa treatment rooms, bingo, and chair massages provided. Musical entertainment also will be featured. Tickets are available at the SCC, or by phone with a major credit card through Sept. 19. SCC is now accepting vendors for the marketplace area, and businesses are encouraged to become sponsors and/or advertisers. For more information, call 330 332-5885.

St. Charles Parish library committee will sponsor a presentation on local Jewish history at 7 p.m., Sept. 7, at St. Charles Borromeo Catholic Church, 7345 Westview Dr. Boardman. Speakers Thomas Welsh, Joshua Foster and Gordon Morgan, co-authors of “A History of Jewish Youngstown and the Steel Valley,” will share highlights of their recently released book. The 208-page narrative, which features dozens of images, was produced in collaboration with the Mahoning Valley Historical Society. The program is free and open to the public. For further information, please call St. Charles Parish office at 330-758-2325.

Sutliff Museum will host a collection, “Mother’s Aprons,” from the 1940’s through today. Museum hours are 3 to 6 p.m. Wednesday and Thursday and from 1 to 4 p.m. Friday and Saturday and is located on the second floor of the Warren-Trumbull County Public Library. For information, call 330-399-8807, ext. 121 or visit www.sutliffmuseum.org.

Youngstown CROP Hunger Walk will host a recruiter rally and packet pickup from noon to 1 p.m. Aug. 21, for the Hunger Walk that will take place in October. Lunch will be provided.

YWCA of Youngstown will host a job-skills workshop from Aug. 14 through Aug. 31. Topics that will be covered are career assessment and exploration, soft skills such as resume writing and interviewing, job stability, maintaining a job and financial literacy. There will be a cash incentive given upon completion of the entire program. The workshop is free, and spots are limited. All sessions must be attended. For information or to register, call Marie at 330-746-6361, ext. 110.

YWCA of Youngstown will host Geo C and Tha Storm on Aug. 25 for a concert. Happy hour will begin at 6 p.m. with the concert to start at 7. Tickets are $10 when purchased ahead at the YWCA, 25 W. Rayen Ave. or at Geo’s, 228 W. Boardman St., or $13 at the door. Childcare is available for children age 1 to 12 at $5 per hour. For information, call 330-746-6361, ext. 109.

SUMMER CAMP

Salem Historical Society will offer Hands-On-History, a part of Learn Local! from Aug. 14 to 18. This is a week-long summer camp for kids in grades 5-8. Sessions will be offered from 9:30 to noon, and from 12:30 to 3 p.m. $35 registration, call 330-424-9591, ext.184 to register.

TRIPS

AARP 3104 Canfield will host an overnight bus trip to Blennerhassett State Park on the Ohio River Aug. 15 and 16 with a tour of the mansion and grounds. Trip includes one night accommodations in New Philadelphia at the Holiday Inn Express and several stops both days. All baggage handling and gratuities are included. For information, call Barb at 330-757-0780. Plans being made for Fall foliage trip and a mystery trip in November. Nonmembers and guests are welcome at meetings and bus trips. For membership information, call Connie at 330-332-0121.

Young Leaders Advisory Board of the Mahoning Valley Historical Society is hosting an Aug. 12 bus trip to East Liverpool. The bus will depart the Tyler History Center, 325 W. Federal St., at 9 a.m. The trip will begin with a special behind-the-scenes tour of the Homer Laughlin China Factory. Lunch will be provided. There also will be a guided tour of the Museum of Ceramics, and a walking tour of other downtown historic sites. The bus will leave for the return trip at 5 p.m. Cost is $40 per person for members and $45 for nonmembers. Prepaid reservations are required. Participants can register by calling the historical society with a credit card at 330-743-2589, or print and mail in the registration form at www.mahoninghistory.org with payment.

Mahoning County Veterans Service Commission will host a free bus trip for veterans to the D-Day re-enactment in Conneaut Township Park on Aug. 18. Bus will leave at 6:30 a.m. from the commission offices at 345 Oak Hill Ave., Youngstown, and return about 7 p.m. For reservations, call 330-740-2450.

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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