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Monday, August 21, 2017


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


Saint Columba will host its second annual quarter auction at 5:30 p.m. Sept. 9 in the parish hall, 159 W. Rayen Ave. Cost of a paddle is $10 with additional paddles that evening for $1. Guests are welcome to bring snacks and refreshments. Concessions will be available, and there will be free coffee and table treats. Tickets will be available after Mass by calling Saint Columba Rectory at 330-744-5233, Chrissy Slanina, chairwoman, at 330-651-4115.


Our Lady of the Lakes Ladies Guild will host a craft show from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Nov. 4 at Our Lady of the Lakes Family Center, 1254 Grandview Road, Lake Milton. Free admission, free parking, handicapped accessible, lunch counter and 50-50 raffle. For information, call Carol at 330-538-2400 or email to


Boardman United Methodist Church, 6809 Market St., is offering community dance lessons at 5 p.m. Wednesdays. Each lesson is one hour, and the cost is $5 per lesson, Bob McPhail, a professional instructor, teaches a variety of dances, This is a fun activity to get moving, to meet new people and to learn new dances. Class is currently learning line dancing. For more information or questions, call Doreen at 330-398-9773.


William Penn Association Branch 28 will sponsor its fraternal festival from noon to 6 p.m. Saturday 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 (groups of 12 or more, fee is $12), $5 for students with I.D. and children under 12 are free. All proceeds to 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 (crepes), langos (fried dough) and bacon bread will be available for purchase separately. There also will be a basket auction with proceeds to benefit the association’s scholarship fund.


Austintown Alumni Association is selling raffle tickets for this year’s scholarship and mini-grant fundraiser. Announcement of winners will take place at the football game at Falcon Stadium on Sept. 22 during halftime. Members are selling books of six raffle tickets for $5 each or individual tickets for $1 each. Tickets may be purchased until halftime or by calling Austintown Alumni Association president, Lynn Larson at 330-518-5727.

Sit Means Sit, 1330 Seaborn St. Suite 6, Mineral Ridge, will host a fundraiser involving Presents for Paws, from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. Dec. 2. Proceeds will be given to Friends of Fido, Paw Platoon, Animal Pawtectors, Close to Home Animal Rescue, TNR and Cats are People Too. Rescue items and baked goods will be for sale along with pictures with Santa, a basket raffle and more. For information, call April Morris at 330-503-6964 or email her at; contact any of the rescues listed; or Melissa at Sit Means Sit at 330-984-6175.

St. Nicholas School is participating in a shoe collection fundraiser until Oct. 1. Rubber band gently used shoes in pairs. The goal is to collect 2500 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” on Sept. 30 at Powers Auditorium. This event will help raise funds to continue to sustain Sight for All and assist the citizens in the 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

Tabernacle Baptist Church, 707 Tabernacle Blvd., has canceled its Beacons of Hope: Extravaganza and Trunk Show that had been scheduled for Saturday.


Italian Language classes will take place Thursdays from 6 to 8 p.m. at Our Lady of Mount Carmel Church in Youngstown. Registration and class will begin Sept. 14, and at St. Rose Church Rosetta Hall of Girard will have registration and the first day of class Sept. 21. Cost is $60 per person. Classes end in December. For information, call 330-550-5850.

Westminster College Alumni Association will host its first annual Titan Tye Dye Run at 9:45 a.m. Sept. 30 at the memorial field house, 319 S. Market St., New Wilmington, Pa. Check-in and same-day registration will be at 9:45 with the race to begin at 10:30. Registration is $5 per runner or walker. Proceeds will be donated to the Student Emergency Fund. Runners will be powdered with washable dye and should dress accordingly. Prizes will be awarded for first-, second- and third-place winners and there will be an award for “Best Dressed.” Payments may be made the day of the event or mailed to the Wiley Alumni House, 319 S. Market St., New Wilmington, PA 16172. Checks should be made payable to Westminster College. Reservations are due by Sept. 22. For information, contact Kelsey Phillips, SAA president and run coordinator, at


Helping Hands Closet at Western Reserve United Methodist Church, 4580 Canfield Road, Route 62 in Canfield, has new and gently-used clothing for the entire family. Hours are 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. Tuesdays. A dollar per item will continue in September. Green tickets will have 20 percent off.

Immaculate Heart of Mary Knights of Columbus 3930 invites the public to participate Sept. 9 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 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.

Salem Public Library, 821 E. State St., will offer its Gettin’ Crafty program at 6:30 p.m. on Sept. 11. Attendees will make autumn leaf decorated mason jars that may be used in a variety of decorative and practical ways. All materials will be provided. Seating is limited. This adult class takes place the second Monday of each month and is free to attend. Please register online at, or call 330-332-0042 to register.


Niles Historical Society will hold its monthly open house of the Ward-Thomas Museum, 503 Brown St., from 2 to 5 p.m. Sept. 3 with the last tour beginning at 4 p.m. The monthly membership meeting will be at 10 a.m. Sept. 9 in the Westenfield Room. All members are welcome. Plans will be made for the upcoming garage sale set for Sept. 15-16 at 37 Hartzell Ave. Hours for the sale will be 9 to 5 p.m. Sept. 15 and 9 to noon Sept. 16.

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 program is free and open to the public. For further information, please call the parish office at 330-758-2325.

Smith Corners United Methodist Church will host “Family Fun Night” from 6 to 8 p.m. Friday at the church pavilion, 3000 S. Canfield Niles Road, Austintown. The event is free and will take place rain or shine. There will be food, games, music, bounce castle, hayride and fellowship.

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

Youngstown CROP Hunger Walk will host a recruiter rally and packet pickup from noon to 1 p.m. today for the Hunger Walk that will take place Oct. 8. Lunch will be provided.

YWCA of Youngstown will host Geo C and Tha Storm on Friday for a concert. Happy hour will begin at 6 p.m. with the concert to start at 7. Tickets are $10 when purchased in advance 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.


AARP 3104 Canfield will host a 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.

A calendar of activities to which the public is invited is published Monday. Please submit information to the Society Department by noon Thursday.