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Published: Mon, July 17, 2017 @ 9:05 a.m.

AUCTIONS

Easter Seals of Mahoning, Trumbull and Columbiana Counties will host the 12th annual auction at Margaritaville from 6 to 10 p.m. Friday at St. Michael Life Center, 252 N. Broad St., Canfield. Barry Dyngles will cater the event, and there will be a Queen of Hearts raffle, live and silent auctions and a basket raffle. Register by visiting www.mtc.easterseals.com.

BOOK SALES

Central Christian Church will host a book sale from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday at 2051 E. Market St., Warren. It will also include a bake sale and basket raffles. Categories are: suspense, thriller, mystery, science fiction, fantasy, horror, children’s, romance, classic, medical, self-help and animals. Soft covers will cost 50 cents, and hardcovers wll be $1. The money raised will go to the Special Music Fund. For information, call Glenna at 330-392-5866.

Rodman Public Library in Alliance will host the Friends of Rodman Public Library used book sale July 30 through Aug. 3. There will be software, records, CDs, children’s books and materials, magazines and books for adults. Sale is set for 2 to 5 p.m. July 30 for members of the Friends of the Library. Single membership is $5, family membership is $10 and patron memberships are $25. All memberships may be purchased at the door. Sale opens to the public from 9 a.m. to 8 p.m. Aug. 1 and 2 and 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Aug. 3. The Aug. 3 sale from 5 to 8 p.m. will be for members only (bring membership card). Proceeds will be used for the enhancement of the services and surroundings of the library. For information, call the library at 330-821-2665 or email rodman@rodmanlibrary.com.

FAIRS, FESTIVALS

Niles Historical Society will host its Heritage Day from noon to 5 p.m. Aug. 5 on the grounds at 503 Brown St. There will be local artisans, crafters, vendors, children’s crafts, food and tours of the Ward Thomas House.

Youngstown American Hungarian Federation will host its annual Hungarian Day Festival from 1 to 5 p.m. Aug. 6. Advance dinner tickets for chicken paprikash are required by July 30. To order, call 330-549-2935 or 330-746-7704. Hungarian foods, pastries and refreshments will be available for purchase. There is no admission fee.

FUNDRAISERS

Columbiana County will host its 3rd annual Veterans Poker Run Saturday, rain or shine, at the Salem Club, 542 S. Broadway Ave. Breakfast for $6 per person from 8 to 11 a.m. will begin the day, with sign-ups to begin at 9 a.m. and first bike out at 11 a.m. Singles are $15, and doubles are $25. Auctions, raffles and entertainment will take place, and dinner will follow the run. For information, call Tammy at 330-257-3795, Shirley at 330-207-5464, Mary at 330-233-4475, Patti at 330-853-7708 or Dolly at 234-201-4951.

The Chocolate Chik and Expressions of You will host a golf outing at 10:30 a.m. Sunday at Mahoning Country Club, 710 E. Liberty St., Girard. Cost is $75 per person or $300 for a team of four which includes green fees, cart, food, drink and 18 holes of golf. Skins are $5 each, and prizes for closest to the hole will be given. There also will be raffles and gifts for all participants. Proceeds will be donated to Fight Like a Girl Foundation, for children that have one year or less to live. Sign up to volunteer by calling Fran at 330-240-2892.

Hubbard Public Library will be accepting donations of school supplies from next Monday to Aug. 12 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.

Relay for Life Team of Blessed Sacrament Parish, 3020 Reeves Road NE, Warren, will host Kids’ Kupboard, a resale event featuring kids items from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday at the parish’s Covelli Gymnasium. Children’s books, clothing, games, toys and shoes will be sold. Admission is $1 at the door. Lunch items also will be sold. Proceeds will benefit the parish’s Relay for Life Team-American Cancer Society. For information, call the parish at 330-372-2215.

St. Luke Holy Name Society is planning its ninth annual golf outing for 1 p.m. Saturday at Bedford Trails Golf Course. All proceeds will be used to replace or repair facility equipment. There will be a shotgun start and a four-man scramble. Men and women are welcome. Event sponsors are $500; gold sponsors, $360; silver sponsors, $150; and hole sponsors, $75. Field prizes, skins and mulligans will be given. For information, call Bob Snyder at 330-720-2808 or John Lenton at 330-518-4328.

St. Nicholas School will participate in a shoe collection fundraiser now through 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 2nd Eye Ball of the Mahoning Valley to take place from 5 to 10:30 p.m. Sept. 30 at Powers Auditorium. Scott MacIntyre, a finalist from American Idol, will be the special guest. MacIntyre has been blind from birth, but has never stopped dreaming or working towards his goals. Donor packages for the event are: $10,000, $5,000, $2,500, and $1,000. Live and silent auction items also are needed. Sponsorship forms must be received by Sept. 1 for recognition in media and advertising. All the proceeds from this event will fund the mission of Providing Sight for All. Any contributions, including corporate sponsorships, gift certificates, cash donations or merchandise for the silent auction are appreciated. To register, visit http://www.sightforallunited.com/eye-ball-2017.html.

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 crafts, 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. Vendor space is available for $25 and the deadline to register is Aug. 1. For more information, call Hallie Cousin at 330-518-8441 or email the church at ytowntab@aol.com.

Traveling Petting Zoo will take place from 9 a.m. to noon Aug. 5 at the side parking lot of the Dollar General at 477 W. Main St., Canfield. The zoo is provided by Felger Exotics, Dwayne and Daniel Felger, and donations will be given to Canfield Operation Blessing.

LIBRARY FRIENDS

Lepper Library in Lisbon will host a one-on-one computer help class from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. today and next Monday. The library will also have the Mercy Health Dental Van at 9:15 on Wednesday. For information, call 330-424-3117.

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. July special is buy two adult items and receive the third item free.

Girard City Wide Garage Sale OHIO will be held July 27-29. Anyone interested in having a sale, please contact Girard City Wide Garage Sale OHIO on Facebook to list your address.

Immaculate Heart of Mary Parish Center, 4500 Norquest Blvd., Austintown, will be the site of an art and upscale artifact sale from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday. Many items from the travels of the late Father Joseph Fata will be featured. There will be crystalware, paintings, sculptures and miscellaneous items.

Immaculate Heart of Mary Knights of Columbus 3930 invites the public on Aug. 12 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.

Ohio Living Home Health and Hospice Senior Center will host a rummage sale from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. today through July 31 The sale will be closed on weekends. For questions or to volunteer, call 330-744-5071.

St. William Parish will host its annual rummage sale from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Aug. 3 and 4 and from 8 a.m. to noon Aug. 5 at 5431 Mahoning Ave. Sale will take place in the social hall and adjoining classrooms.

SHOWS

St. Philip Catholic Church, 401 S. Mercer St., Linesville, Pa., will host an Artifact & Relic Show in the social hall from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. on Aug. 5. The show, presented by the French Creek Archaeological Society, asks for a $3 donation for admittance. Children 12 and under are free. There will be a variety of displays and items for sale, including Indian artifacts, fossils, minerals, historical items, books, display cases, flint knapping supplies, atalatis and spears. Demonstrations in flint-knapping and spear-throwing will also be featured. Bring your artifacts and fossils for identification. For more information, call John Sites after 4 p.m. at 814-398-8212.

YWCA Women Artists is hosting its 35th annual celebration of women artists from noon to 4 p.m. Tuesdays through Sundays today through July 28. Proceeds will help with the YWCA housing program. The founding chairwomen are Nancy Morris and the late Eileen Scragg. There will be an evening with Lit Youngstown from noon to 7 p.m. Thursday and a paint and taste with artist Sue Anzelotti Ray from noon to 7 p.m. July 27.

SPECIAL EVENTS

The Poland Family and Friends Night will be Wednesday from 5:30 p.m to 7 p.m. at Shepherd of the Valley, 301 W Western Reserve Road.Please RSVP to 330-530-4041 by July 12.

The Howland Family and Friends Night at Shepherd of the Valley will be July 26 from 5:30 p.m. to 7 p.m. at 4100 North River Road NE, Warren.

The New Wilmington Mission Conference will host its 112th annual conference from Saturday through July 29 at Westminster College. With more than 800 attendees from more than 30 states and 20 countries, the conference will gather missionaries and leaders from the global church. The speaker for the morning meetings this year is Dr. Rodger Nishioka, director of adult education ministries at Village Presbyterian Church in Prairie Village, KS. He will speak each morning at 11 a.m. in Anderson Auditorium. The evening meetings begin at 6:45 p.m. Other speakers include Rev. Dr. Jim Singleton, professor at Gordon-Conwell Theological Seminary; Ellen Sherby, coordinator of the Equipping for Mission Involvement office in Presbyterian World Mission; Rev. Ginny Teitt, the Director of the New Wilmington Mission Conference; and Dr. Kathy Richardson, President of Westminster College.For more information, visit NWMCmission.org.

Greenbriar Healthcare Center, 8064 South Ave., will sponsor “Christmas in July” from 4:30-6:30 p.m. July 25. Residents, family, staff and the public are welcome to enjoy the event. For questions call Janette Dillon at 330-413-5440.

Salem Community Center will present the seventh Women’s Night Out from 4 to 8 p.m. Sept. 27. 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, minds and improve upon their lifestyles. This event is a benefit for the SCC’s children’s fitness center, featuring a vendors marketplace with nearly 60 businesses, buffet dinner, spa treatment rooms, bingo and chair massages provided. There also will be musical entertainment. 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 about the event, call 330 332-5885.

SUMMER CAMP

Girard Multigenerational Center will host its summer youth program today through Friday for children age 5 to 8 and July 24 to 28 for children age 9 to 12. Camp is sponsored by Girard firefighters I.A.F.F. Local 1220. For information, call 330-545-6596.

The Mahoning Valley Historical Society is hosting a summer camp at the Tyler Mahoning Valley History Center, 325 W. Federal St. The camp is scheduled for July 24 to 28 and is designed for young historians age 12 to 15. The campers will dive a bit deeper into local history as they learn what it’s like to be a real historian. They will complete a special project, a website, a video or an exhibit about a local history topic. Both camps run from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. each day. The cost is $100 for MVHS members and $125 for nonmembers. Pre-registration is required. Contact 330-743-2589 or education@mahoninghistory.org for more information and 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. Non-members and guests are welcome at meetings and bus trips. For membership information, call Connie at 330-332-0121.

Columbiana Meals on Wheels is planning a trip to Middlefield on Aug. 5. There will be cheese, chocolates, wine, an Amish wedding dinner feast and more. Cost is $80 per person with limited seating. For information or reservations, call Columbiana Meals on Wheels at 330-482-0366.

Mahoning County Veterans Service Commission will host a free bus trip for veterans to the D-Day reenactment 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, call330-740-2450.

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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