McDonald Sideliners will meet at 7 p.m. Sunday at the high school. Anyone interested in becoming a member is welcome.


South High School Class of 1953 will have a monthly luncheon at 11:30 a.m. Tuesday at Johnny’s in Boardman. All classmates and guests are welcome. No reservations are needed. Those interested in attending may call Ray Melewski at 330-792-2434.

South High School Class of 1956 Women will meet for lunch at 11:30 a.m. Monday at Davidson’s Restaurant, 3636 Canfield Road, Cornersburg. All women from the class and friends are invited to attend.


Friends of the Mahoning River will meet at 6:30 p.m. on Monday at the Oak Hill Collaborative, 507 Oak Hill, Youngstown. Parking is in the rear of the building. Plans will be made for the sixth annual RiverFest on June 3 at the B & O Station. The club mission is to advocate the quality of the Mahoning River. Contact Patricia Dunbar at 339-719-2337 for information about this nonprofit environmental group.

Newcomers of Mahoning Valley will meet at 11:30 a.m. Wednesday at Davidson’s Restaurant, Cornersburg. A representative of the Veteran’s Administration will be speaking. Members will donate toiletries and non-perishable food to the VA. Nomination of officers for 2017-18 will take place. Anyone looking to learn more about the community and interested in forming new friendships is welcome to attend. For information, call Amy at 330-953-3349 or Jorine at 330-757-7212.

Ohio Star Quilters meet the first and third Wednesday of each month at 9:30 a.m. at Howland S.C.O.P.E. Plans are being made for “Quilter’s Day Out” on May 3 at DiVieste Banquet Hall, 754 North River Road, Warren. Karen Conley will be the speaker and The Gallery, Quilter Fancy and Megan’s Quilt Parlor will be vendors. Call Lynn about tickets at 330-847-5377. Upcoming sewing projects will be a book cover taught by Jan Metlock and a Diva wallet class. For membership information, call Sandy O’Malley, president, at 330-898-3151.

Western Reserve Amateur Radio Club will meet Tuesday at Davidson’s Restaurant, 3636 Canfield Road, Cornersburg. Dinner will be at 6 p.m. and the program at 7. Steve Randlett, K8SRR, digital radio, is the presenter. For information contact Bob Mitzel, president, at 575-910-1456 or


Holborn Herb Growers Guild will have its monthly meeting at 7 p.m. Tuesday at Colonial Inn at Canfield Fairgrounds. The program, “The Art of Garden Journals,” will be presented by Sue Lambert. Attendees will receive a complimentary journal. Refreshments will be provided by hostesses Carol Check and Shirley Sabo.

Niles Chapter of the American Sewing Guild has scheduled the following neighborhood group meeting: Howland Happy Stitchers will meet at 10 a.m. Tuesday at Living Lord Lutheran Church, 851 Niles-Cortland Road, Howland. Nancy A. will demonstrate a project. For information, call Shirley at 330-856-4827.


Friends of the Poland Library will meet April 4 at the Poland Library, 311 S. Main St. Coffee hour will be at 9:30 a.m. and the program and business meeting will follow at 10. “The History of 19th Century Fashion” will be presented by Traci Manning. Hostesses will be Pamela Durkin, Mary LouCarbon, Beverly Gibson and Carol McCoy. Donations of books, magazines, CDs and DVDs are accepted at each meeting for the Poland Friends book cart. The meeting is open to the public, and new members are welcome. Membership dues are $10 a year.


Canfield Republican Women’s Club dinner meeting is scheduled for 6 p.m. April 5 at A La Cart Catering in Canfield. Judge Mary DeGenaro, Ohio 7th District Court of Appeals, will discuss the Constitution and the Judicial Branch. Dinner will be stuffed pork chops, spinach salad, twice-baked potatoes, vegetable and cake for $15 per person. Spouses and friends are encouraged to attend. Reservations are due by April 3 to Jacie Mettee at home, 330-726-0363, cell 330-207-9210 or email Sharon at


St. Rose Quilting Group will meet at 10 a.m. Wednesday in the parish house.

Youngstown South Christian Women’s Connection is hosting a “No Foolin’ It’s April” luncheon from 11:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. April 12 at Avion on the Water Banquet Center, 2177 W. Western Reserve Road, Canfield. It will feature Willows by Wehr, music by Steve Varga and Frankie Szamatowicz of Sunbury, Ohio, who will present “The Call that Counts.” Tickets are $13.50 and include lunch. Reservations are due by April 5 by calling Connie at 330-788-2340 or Patty at 330-332-2789. For seating, call Karen at 330-482-3005.


Girard-Liberty Kiwanis will meet at 6:30 p.m. Tuesday at The Golf Dome, 1300 N. State St.


D.A.R.E. has scheduled the following activities: 7 p.m. Saturday, bowling night at Boardman Lanes; 7 p.m. Monday, play pool at Wedgewood Lanes; 7 p.m. Tuesday, bar bingo at Saxon Club; 6:30 p.m. Wednesday, meet at the food court at Southern Park Mall to walk; 7:30 p.m. Thursday, small talk night at Disciples Christian Church, 565 Boardman-Canfield Road, Boardman; 6 to 10 p.m. March 24, card night at Denny’s in Boardman.


Mahoning County Chapter of the Ohio Genealogical Society will meet at 7 p.m. Monday at St. Charles Church ministry building, 7325 Westview Drive (corner of U.S. Route 224 and Westview Drive), Boardman. Tricia Perry will present “The Beginnings of Radio in Youngstown.” The computer interest group will meet at 6. For information, visit

Mercer County Historical Society, 119 S. Pitt St., Mercer, Pa., will meet Tuesday for its History in the Making discussion group. Doors open at 6:30 p.m. and the program, Tet Offensive-Part 2, begins at 7. For information call the society at 724-662-3490, email or visit

Poland Historical Society will meet at the Little Red Schoolhouse, 4515 Center Road, Lowellville (Poland Township), at 6:30 p.m. Tuesday. At 7:30, “Rafting on the Ohio River” will be presented by Ted Heineman.

William Holmes McGuffey Historical Society will meet at 10 a.m. March 25 at Kravitz’s Deli meeting room, 3135 Belmont Ave., Liberty. Admission is $5, and refreshments will be served. Rick Shale will present “Memories of a Lifetime.” Entertainment will be by Delores DePietro. Reservations are required by calling Richard Scarsella, chairman, at 330-726-8277.


Alzheimer Network Family Support Groups will meet at the following location: 7 p.m. Tuesday, Girard Free Library, 105 E. Prospect St. Family members and caregivers are welcome to attend. All meetings are offered at no charge. For information call 330-788-9755.

F.O.C.U.S., a breast cancer support group, will meet at 6 p.m. Wednesday at Davidson’s Restaurant, 3636 Canfield Road, Cornersburg. All breast cancer survivors and supporters are welcome. For directions call the restaurant at 330-793-0033.

Multiple Myeloma Support Group will meet at 6 p.m. Monday at Denny’s, 4020 Belmont Ave., Youngstown. The group is for cancer survivors and caregivers, and meets the third Monday of each month. For information contact Donna Detwiler at 330-549-4617, 330-770-0808.

NAMI Mahoning Valley offers support groups for those who deal with mental illness. Support groups follow: Girard Family Support, first Thursday of each monthly at 11 a.m. at the Girard Library, 105 E. Prospect St. and Austintown Family Support Group, 7 p.m. second Tuesday of each month at Alta Care, 142 Javit Court. NAMI Connection, a support group for people with a mental health diagnosis meets at the following locations: 1:30 p.m. Thursdays at Community Center, 1344 Fifth Ave., Youngstown; 6 p.m. second and fourth Mondays at Grace United Methodist Church, 1725 Drexel Ave., Warren; and 6 p.m. second and fourth Thursdays at Alta Care in Austintown. Visit, call 330-727-9268 or e-mail for information.

Nar-Anon, a 12-step program for relatives and friends affected by a loved one’s addiction to drugs, meets at 7 p.m. every Friday at Howland Community Church, 198 Niles-Cortland Road SE, Warren, and at 7 p.m. every Sunday upstairs at the Sahara Club, 2345 Youngstown Road SE, Warren. For information call Bill at 330-856-3822.

Never Alone Nar-Anon Group, a 12-step program for relatives and friends affected by a loved one’s addiction to drugs, will meet at 7 p.m. Wednesday upstairs at the Neil Kennedy Recovery Clinic, 5211 Mahoning Ave., Austintown. For information call 330-207-0845.

Overeaters Anonymous Groups have scheduled the following local meetings: 10 a.m. Saturday, St. Thomas the Apostle Catholic Church Hall, Room 2, 4453 Warren-Sharon Road, Vienna; 7 p.m. Sunday, Shenango Presbyterian Church, 3144 Wilmington Road (Route 18), New Castle, Pa.; 1 p.m. Monday, Girard Multigenerational Center, 443 Trumbull Ave., handicapped accessible; 7:30 p.m. Wednesday, Valley Care-Northside Medical Center, Medical Education Building, Auditorium A, 500 Gypsy Lane, Youngstown; and Thursday, 6 p.m. at Faith Chapel Fellowship Church, 511 E. Pershing St., Salem, and 7:30 p.m. at New Life Lutheran Church, 1181 Church Hill-Hubbard Road, Liberty. All locations are handicap accessible. For information go to or call Mahoning County Help Hotline at 330-747-2696, Columbiana County Help Hotline at 330-424-7767 or Lawrence County Help Hotline at 724-674-3697.

Survivors of Suicide in Columbiana County will meet at 6 p.m. Thursday at Columbiana County Counseling Center, 40722 state Route 154, Lisbon. This support group is for families who have lost a loved one to suicide. For information call Help Hotline Crisis Center at 330-424-7767.

TOPS 327 will meet Monday at Christ Church Presbyterian, 1933 Canfield Road, Boardman. Weigh-in is from 6 to 6:30 p.m. followed by the meeting at 6:45. The first meeting is free. Guests are welcome. For information call 330-793-4378 or 330-779-0144.

TOPS 1237, Austintown, will meet Thursday at Idaho Road Alliance Church, 250 Idaho Road. Weigh-in is from 5 to 5:30 p.m., followed by the meeting until 6:30. For information call 330-758-4923.

TOPS 1262, McDonald, meets Wednesdays in the Community Room at the Girard Free Library, 105 E. Prospect St. Weigh-in is from 9:15 to 10 a.m., and the meeting will follow. New members are welcome.

Club news is published Friday. Please submit information about upcoming activities to the Society Department by noon Wednesday.

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