Legacy Dog Rescue and Friends of Fido will host a charity spaghetti dinner from 4 to 7 p.m. Oct. 26 at the William Farr Lodge 672, 1350 Shannon Road, Girard. All you can eat homemade pasta dinner. Cost is $10, $5 fro children under age 12 and there will be a basket auction and bake sale. For information, call Erin at 330-503-4161 or Gary at 330-719-4714. All proceeds benefit the homeless dogs of Trumbull and Mahoning County.
Lions and Hounds Quarter Auction will take place at 6 p.m. Thursday at the Youngstown Saxon Club, 710 Meridian Road, Austintown. The event is hosted by the West Mahoning Lions Club and All Paws Are Perfect Pet Rescue. Tickets are $5 and include a bidding paddle, door prize ticket, soft drink and popcorn. Additional paddles are $1. Proceeds will benefit baby Grace, who has Shone’s syndrome, which causes multiple heart problems requiring many surgeries. Proceeds also will benefit All Paws Are Perfect. Pizza slices available for $1. For tickets, to donate, to sponsor a table or for information, call 330-507-2584 or email FundRaisingQuarterAuction@yahoo.com.
North Lima Mennonite Church, 90 Mennonite Drive, will host an auction at 6 p.m. Wednesday. There will be baked goods and home-canned items for sale. A food stand will be available at 4:30 p.m. Checks are accepted with valid identification. For information, call 330-549-2333.
St. Rose Church, 48 East Main St. Girard, will have a Quarter Auction from 6 to 9 p.m. Oct. 26. in Rosetta Hall. Tickets are $5 each and must be obtained in advance. Purchase tickets for a table, which seats eight. Tickets will be sold at the St. Rose Parish office from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Monday through Thursday or Friday from 9 a.m. to noon. Participants can win gas, restaurant or shopping gift cards, holiday crafts and gifts, baked goods, jewelry and much more for as little as one quarter. Participants must bring quarters. Space is limited. To volunteer, donate a gift card or monetary gift, call Cathy Milligan at 330-759-7949 or Jane Knight-Sipusic at 330-984-7613.
St. Rose School will have a Home and School Auction at 6 p.m. Saturday in the school gym, 61 E. Main St., Girard. The event will feature a live, silent and basket auction. Tickets are $35 and will include a dinner provided by Chrystal Catering, an open bar and a bidding number. If unable to attend, any type of donation would be appreciated. Forms are available in the church bulletin to request a listing for a donation. For more information, contact Rachael Bonacker at 234-303-9129.
St. Stanislaus Church, 430 Williamson Ave., Youngstown, is having a basket auction and spaghetti dinner from 11:30 a.m. to 2 p.m. Sunday. Dinner will be catered, and cost is $8 for adults and $4 for children 10 and under. Takeout homemade soups will be available for sale. Basket auction prizes will be drawn at 1:30 p.m. Winners need not be present. For information, call 330-747-8503.
St. Patrick Altar Guild will host a card party/bingo/salad buffet event from 1 to 3:30 p.m. Sunday at St. Patrick Social Hall, 1420 Oak Hill, Youngstown. Tickets are $6 at the door. There is a handicapped-accessible ramp and elevator on the south side of the church. There is also a secured parking lot.
American Association of University Women, Warren-Trumbull branch, will have a craft and vendor fair from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. Oct. 28 at St. Paul Lutheran Church, 2860 E. Market St., Warren. Admission and parking will be free. An 8-foot table and two chairs can be reserved for $25. Sandwiches and refreshments may be purchased during show hours. There also will be bake sale items available. Crafters or vendors can contact Diana Bauman at 330-856-6034 or email@example.com for a reservation form or more information about the show.
Boardman United Methodist Church, 6809 Market St., is offering community dance lessons at 4 p.m. Wednesdays. Each lesson is one hour, and the cost is $5 per lesson. This is an activity to get moving, to meet new people and to learn new dances. For more information or questions, call Doreen at 330-309-0773.
Rotary Club of Warren will host its 13th annual Chocolate and Dessert Festival from 6 to 9 p.m. Thursday at St. Demetrios Banquet Center., 3223 Atlantic St. NE, Warren. Event includes chocolate from local vendors, entertainment, silent and basket auctions and 50-50 raffle. Cockeye BBQ, Primanti Bros. Niles, and Tommy’s Brothers Pizza will have menu items available for purchase and there will be a cash bar. Master of ceremonies will be state Rep. Michael O’Brien of Warren, D-64th. Tickets will be available at the door the day of the event and cost $15 per person or $25 per couple. For information, call Teri Surin at 330-310-7687 or visit www.warrenrotary.org.
St. Dominic Knights of Columbus Bishop Fenwick Council will host its Oktoberfest and raffle at 6 p.m. Oct. 28 at the Parish Center, 77 E. Lucius Ave., Youngstown. Raffle prizes $300, $500 and $1,000. There will be hors d’oeuvres, dinner, a basket auction, music and more. Tickets are $50 and may be purchased by calling Dennis Mamone at 330-503-5510. Proceeds will be used to fund a new church organ.
Boardman Lions Club will host its first Celebrity Bartender fundraiser from 5 to 9 p.m. today at Carmella’s Cafe, 805 E. Western Reserve Road, Suite 8. Ray “Boom Boom” Mancini will be the celebrity bartender. All tips raised will be used in the Boardman community.
Canfield-Jackson Milton Kiwanis will host a Swiss steak dinner fundraiser from 11:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. Sunday at A La Cart Catering, 429 Lisbon St., Canfield. Tickets may be purchased at the door, and cost is $12 for adults, $7.50 for children age 4 to 9, and free to children 3 and under. Proceeds will be used for scholarships and local projects.
Friends of Fido and Angels for Animals will host Barkin’ for Beers at The Magic Tree Pub and Eatery, 7463 South Ave., Boardman, from 3 to 6 p.m. Oct. 29. There will be six beer tastes and a basket raffle. The cost is $20. For more information, visit www.friendsoffidomahoning.org.
Gustavus Federated Church, 8850 Youngstown-Kingsville Road, Farmdale, will have its annual bazaar and turkey dinner Oct. 28 from 2 to 6 p.m. at the church, The dinner features turkey, dressing, mashed potatoes, gravy, green beans, squash, cranberry sauce, coleslaw, rolls, beverage and dessert. Carry-outs will be available. The price is $10 for adults and $5 for children. The Country Store, held inside the church, opens at 1 p.m. and will feature baked goods and homemade candy until 5 p.m. or while it lasts. The church is handicapped accessible from the west entrance.
Salem Regional Medical Center's Auxiliary will hold a fundraiser featuring gourmet chocolate bars from Philadelphia Candies. The candy will be sold Monday through Friday, from 9 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. each day in the SRMC cafeteria. Several chocolate-bar varieties will be available for $1 each. Proceeds will be used to enhance patient care and comfort at SRMC. For more information, please call 330-337-2895.
Mahoning County Extension, 490 S. Broad St., Canfield, will host a class from 10:00 a.m. to noon Monday on the origin of growing and crafting gourds. Pam Baytos, Mahoning County master gardener volunteer, will teach participants about the history of gourds and how they are used today. Registration is $15 and includes coffee, a light breakfast at 9:30 a.m. and program handouts. Seating is limited and is filled on a first-come, first served basis. For more registration and program information, contact the Mahoning County Extension at 330-533-5538 or visit go.osu.edu/gourds17.
Mahoning Valley Historical Society will host its Bites and Bits of History lunch program at noon Thursday at the Tyler History Center, 325 W. Federal St. The program will be “From Amadeus to Zhivago and Everything in Between: A History of Music in the Mahoning Valley.” Janne Hurrelbrink-Bias will be the speaker. Bring a lunch, or visit Overture for $6 Bites and Bits lunch special. Call Overture at 330-744-9900 to place your order. Coffee, pop, and water are available for purchase at the center. Daily parking on the west side of the building is available for $2.50.
First United Methodist Church, 237 W. Silver St., Sharon, Pa., will host a rummage sale from 8 a.m. to 2 p.m. Friday and from 9 a.m. to noon Saturday. There will be a bake sale Friday, and Saturday will be $1 bag day.
Girard First Christian Church, 140 E. Broadway Ave., will host its trash and treasure sale from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday at the basement entrance on the parking lot side. A bake sale will be available along with a luncheon. Bags will be $1 from noon to 2 p.m. Donations are appreciated. For information, call Diane Pustay at 234-421-5069.
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. October’s special is buy two items, get the third (lowest cost item) free. The Closet also will be open from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. Saturday only.
Trinity Fellowship Church, 4749 South Ave., Boardman, will have a rummage sale and food fair from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Saturday.
Zion Hill Church, 14550 New Buffalo Road, Columbiana, will host a rummage sale from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Friday and from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. Saturday. Lunch will be available for purchase Friday.
Beatles in Cleveland: The Notorious 1964 and 1966 Concerts will be presented by author Dave Schwensen at 6:30 p.m. Oct. 30 at the Salem Public Library, 821 E. State St., Salem. Highlights of the evening’s program will include films of Beatles concerts at Cleveland Public Hall in 1964 and Cleveland Municipal Stadium in 1966. Memorabilia and music will be available for viewing 30 minutes before and after the program. The program is free, but registration is required and may be done online at www.salem.lib.oh.us, or by calling the library at 330-332-0042.
Boardman Training Center will host its Trunk or Treat community event from 5 to 7 p.m. Oct. 27 at Southbridge West, 755 Boardman-Canfield Road, Building K2, Boardman.
Bunnies in Baskets will host its Read to Somebunny program from 6 to 7:30 p.m. today at Howland Branch Library, 9095 E. Market St., Warren. Program is for children five to 12 years old. For information, call the library at 330-856-2011.
Bunnies in Baskets therapy bunnies from F5RS, a 501(c)(3) rescue and sanctuary, will host its annual Trick Nor Treat Halloween Party from 4:30 to 6:30 p.m. Friday at Beyond Expectations South Bridge Therapy and Learning Center, 725 Boardman Canfield Road, E1. For information, call 330-307-7983. The event is free and open to the community.
Fine Arts Council of Trumbull County needs volunteer guides for the Ghost Walk at 6:30 p.m. Friday and Saturday at First Presbyterian Church, 256 Mahoning Ave. NW, Warren. Guides lead tours each evening and the tour takes one hour. Actors will portray the restless spirits of people who once lived in Trumbull County.
GFWC/Ohio Boardman Poland Junior Women's League is hosting its second Quarter Auction Saturday at Saint Nicholas Social Hall, 764 Fifth Street, Struthers. Doors open at 5:30 p.m., and bidding starts at 6:30. Tickets are $10 each, and proceeds will benefit local charities. Snacks will be available for purchase. For questions or tickets call, RoseAnn Winner 330-402-0075 or Tina Bellino 330-314-4858, Quarter Auction chairwomen. Tickets also are available from league members.
Men & Women for Life and the Office of Pro-Life, Marriage and Family will sponsor its second annual 5K fun run and 1-mile walk at 9 a.m. Sunday at Canfield Fairgrounds.
Poland Lions will host a “Blanket of Kindness” Drive throughout November, and will be collecting gently used, washable blankets and comforters in all sizes for children and families in need. Donation drop off sites are Poland United Methodist Church, Poland Home Savings & Loan, Poland Farmers National Bank, Towne & Country Dry Cleaners, Wittenauer’s Cafe, LaFrance Cleaners and First National Bank in Boardman. Monetary donations mailed to The Poland Lions Blanket Drive, P.O. Box 5424, Poland, Ohio, 44514.
Rescue Mission of the Mahoning Valley will host a pre-release Red Carpet charity event at Cinema South, Boardman, on Wednesday with show times at 7 and 7:30 p.m., viewing “Same Kind of Different As Me.” The event is to raise awareness and support for the mission. Seats are limited. An online gift of $15 to www.RescueMissionMV.org/same, will help provide three meals to a person at the mission, and donors will receive a ticket to the red carpet event. Sponsorship opportunities for churches and businesses also are available and range from $1,000 to $5,000. For information, call the development department at Rescue Mission of the Mahoning Valley by calling 330-744-5485 or by visiting www.rescuemissionmv.org/same. Sponsors include: Gold, Basinger Auction Service; Silver, General Motors Lordstown Complex and Hill, Barth and King CPAs & Consultants; Bronze, Chik-Fil-A Howland Commons, Dearing Compressor, GBS, Heartland Christian School, IDMI.Net, MVI Home Care and MVI Hospice Care; Friends, New Day Recovery ad Packer Thomas; and Media, WKBN-TV.
St. Mark Orthodox Church will host Tony Eid at a Mid-East Hafli at 6:30 p.m. Oct. 28 at the Metroplex Expo Center, 1620 Motor Inn Drive, Girard. Advanced tickets are $40 per person, advanced students tickets are $25 and $50 when purchased at the door. There will be food, music, dancing, a cash bar and door prizes. All proceeds to benefit St. Mark Orthodox Church.
Stambaugh Auditorium will sponsor its 20th annual fashion show in the Jeanne D. Tyler Grand Ballroom on Nov. 1 beginning at 10:30 a.m. This event will feature fashions from Dillard’s Southern Park Mall and various local boutiques, lunch by Saratoga, raffle items, and boutique shopping. Tickets are $40 with a discount available for Stambaugh Auditorium Pillars and available through the Florence and Ward Beecher box office at Stambaugh Auditorium, online at www.stambaughauditorium.com or by phone at 330-259-0555. Each ticket will include one drink from the cash bar. The box office is open Monday through Friday, from 9 a.m. to 6 p.m. Reservations must be made by 6 p.m. Oct. 25.
Stambaugh Auditorium will present the silent film “Jekyll & Hyde” at 4 p.m. Oct. 29. Through scientific experiments gone wrong, Dr. Henry Jekyll faces horrible consequences during his transformation into the animalistic Mr. Hyde. Organist Dorothy Papadokos will bring the classic film to life by use of the E.M. Skinner pipe organ.
Sutliff Museum, 444 Mahoning Ave., Warren, has opened a new exhibit that will be open to the public through January 2018. The exhibit is “Musicians and Scholars: the Dana Family of Warren, Ohio.” It explores the origin of the Dana family, through the relationship of Dana to the Sutliff family through Mrs. Phebe Lord Martin Sutliff. The museum is located of the second floor of the Warren Trumbull County Library, 444 Mahoning Ave. Admission is free, and hours are from 3 to 6 p.m. Wednesdays and Thursdays and from 1 to 4 p.m. Fridays and Saturdays. For information, visit www.sutliffmuseum.org, call 330-395-6575 or find us on Facebook or Twitter.
Unity Centre for Spiritual Living, 1226 Naylor Lloyd Road in Girard, will host the annual Halloween Party at 6 p.m. Oct. 28. The theme this year is “Past and Future.” Come as a past life, or as a famous person from the past. The future could be a futuristic costume or any creative idea. Come as a present all wrapped up in the present moment or come as you are. In other words, costumes are not required. If the weather permits, there will be a fire in the fire pit with spooky stories and toasted marshmallows. Bring any kind of food to share. Hot dogs, sloppy joes and beverages will be provided.
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AARP 3104 Canfield will host a mystery trip in November. Nonmembers and guests are welcome at meetings and bus trips. For membership information, call Connie at 330-332-0121.
Mahoning Valley Historical Society will host “History to Go: A View From the Hill” on Oct. 28. Guided tours of Oak Hill Cemetery, 344 Oak Hill Avenue, will begin at 1 and 3 p.m. Tours begin at the entry gates with a brief orientation and continue through the remarkable landscape. Visitors will discover a broad cross-section of the community represented in memorial architecture, landscape design and historic photographs. A donation of $5 per adult is appreciated. Parking is available within the cemetery. For more information, visit mahoninghistory.org or call 330-743-2589.
Niles SCOPE Senior Center will host its Fall Foliage bus trip to Middlefied on Oct. 26. Bus leaves at 9 a.m. from the center, 14 E. State St., and will return at approximately 5 p.m. Trip includes two meals; an Amish Tea Party with a sandwich and an Amish Wedding dinner in an Amish home. Cost is $75 person. For information or to sign up, call the center at 330-544-3676.
Trumbull County Farm Bureau board of trustees invites the public to take a Wine Tour on Nov. 4 to visit three local destinations: Hartford Hill, Greene Eagle and Country Porch. The tour starts with tasting and a tour at 2:30 p.m. at Hartford Hill Winery and will serve as the first and last stop of the tour. The bus will depart for the next part of the tour at 3:30 p.m. sharp. The bus returns about 6:45 p.m. to Hartford Hill for dinner. The cost for Farm Bureau members is $30; non-members is $60. Join or renew membership and get $15 off the Farm Bureau member ticket price. This includes bus transportation, tastings at each stop, private tours, all-inclusive dinner, a complimentary Farm Bureau wine glass and live entertainment. To register, call the Farm Bureau at 440-437-8700 or visit www.tcfbwinetour.eventbrite.com
A calendar of activities to which the public is invited is published Monday. Please submit information to the Society Department by noon Thursday.