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BINGO AND CARDS

The Hubbard Historical Society will present a night of old-fashioned bingo June 21 at the Hubbard VFW Post 3767, 710 W. Liberty St. Doors will open at 5 p.m. and the first game starts at 6 p.m. Twenty games will be played in the downstairs banquet room. The first 50 players will receive free tote bags. All proceeds will be shared between the winners and the Hubbard Historical Society.

FAIRS, FESTIVALS

Celebrate Poland annual festival will take place from 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. July 1. The committee is asking for arts and crafts, nonprofit organizations and small businesses to fill in spaces. For information or to sign up, call 330-757-4584.

Poland Presbyterian Church Strawberry Festival will take place from 5 to 8:30 p.m. June 30 at the church lawn, 2 Poland Manor. Food items available are strawberries, ice cream, shortcake, hot dogs, sausage sandwiches, snacks and beverages. Live Jazz music and a basket raffle will also be included. For information, call Sue Perry at 330-757-9268.

FUNDRAISERS

The Chocolate Chik and Expressions of You will host a golf outing at 10:30 a.m. July 23 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, 18 holes. 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 who have one year or less to live. Register before July 9 and sign up to volunteer by calling Fran at 330-240-2892. To register, call Natalie at 330-559-6123. Payable through Paypal fmcginter@aol.com or send checks to: Fran Ginter, 306 Clifton Dr. NE, Warren, OH 44484. Sign up to volunteer by calling Fran at 330-240-2892.

St. Luke Holy Name Society is planning its ninth annual golf outing for 1 p.m. July 22 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. Joseph’s Church in Austintown, 4545 New Road, will host the St. Vincent de Paul’s “Christmas in July” event July 8 from 10 am to 4 p.m. Various vendors will display trees, ornaments, lights and other Christmas decor. All proceeds benefit the St. Vincent de Paul’s soup kitchen and food pantry.

West Side Cats and All About the Pawz motorcycle run will take place from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. July 16 at Austintown Park, 6000 Kirk Road. Cost is $15 per bike, $5 for a passenger and $10 bike show entry. Sign up begins at 10, first bike out at 11 and bike show from 1-4. Proceeds benefit West Side Cats and All About Pawz. For information or to volunteer, call Marie at 330-519-5002.

A fundraising quarter auction, “Kids & Canines,” will take place Thursday, at The Youngstown Saxon Club, 710 N. Meridian Road, Austintown. Doors open at 5 p.m. and the auction starts at 6 p.m. There will be more than 90 prizes, including Cleveland Indians tickets. Vendors will be present. Tickets are $5 and include a bidding paddle, a door-prize ticket, soft drink and popcorn. All money from the auction and raffles goes to Potential Development School for Children with Autism and Every Dog Matters Pet Rescue. For more information or for tickets, call 330-507-2584 or email fundraisingquarterauction@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. June is surprise sale month.

Ohio Living Home Health and Hospice Senior Center, 1216 Wick Ave. will host a rummage sale and are asking for items to be donated. Please do not take items to 1110 Wick Ave. (next door).

SHOWS

Salem Community Center will host a jazz concert from 6 to 8 p.m. Tuesday featuring Jack Halkides Quintet and special guests. For information call 330-332-5885.

SPECIAL EVENTS

Lepper Library, 303 E. Lincoln Way, Lisbon, will host Kimberly Mitchell, president at Ghosting 12 Paranormal Investigations and Historical Research, at 6 p.m. Thursday. Mitchell will present information about the top 10 haunted locations in Columbiana County. She is a paranormal historian originally from Salem. Call 330-424-3117 to register.

Mahoning Valley Historical Society will host a scavenger-hunt-meets-road-trip at 5 p.m. June 23 to test your history knowledge. Individuals or teams will begin at The Tyler History Center, 325 W. Federal St., Youngstown, with clues to different landmarks throughout the Valley. Take a smartphone or digital camera to record landmarks. Final clue will lead to finish line for pizza party with soft drinks or BYOB. Cost is $5 and registration begins at 5 with the race at 5:30. Independent transportation is required. For information or to sign up, call 330-743-2589.

Smith Corners United Methodist Church, 3000 S. Canfield-Niles Road (corner of Kirk Road and Route 46), Austintown, will host family fun night from 5 to 8 p.m. Saturday. There will be food, games, music, a bounce castle and fellowship.

YWCA Youngstown will have a Paint and Taste from 5:15 to 7:45 p.m. June 29 at 25 W. Rayen Ave. Susan Jacobs, award-winning artist and local art educator, will guide participants in the creation of a beach scene on a 16” x 20” canvas. No experience is necessary. The cost is $35, and includes all supplies and refreshments. Registration is required by June 22. For information or to register, call Rita at 330-746-6361, ext. 102.

TRIPS

Canfield AARP 3104 is planning an overnight bus trip to Kentucky on Friday and Saturday. There will be two shows at Renfro Valley, a tour of the Kentucky Music Hall of Fame and Noah’s Ark in Williamstown. Cost includes two dinners, one lunch, one breakfast and accommodations at the Heritage Baymount Inn. There will be an overnight trip Aug. 15 and Aug. 16 with a boat ride to Blennerhassett Island in the Ohio River, tour of the state park and tour of the Blennerhassett Mansion. Accommodations will be at the Holiday Express in New Philadelphia. For trip information, call Barb at 330-757-0780. For membership information, call Barbara at 330-856-5315.

Columbiana Meals on Wheels is planning a trip to Middlefield, Ohio, 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 Gardens Horticulture and Gardening begins touring urban farms and community gardens today at 6 p.m and every Monday until Aug. 14. The group will learn about growing vegetables with information about growing practices, helpful tips, soils, organic production and more. Take a lawn chair and a notepad. Tonight’s tour will take place at the Dorothy Day House on Belmont Avenue near the YSU campus. For information, visit go.osu.edu/localflavor2017.

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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