Friday, February 23, 2018
American Association of University Women Youngstown Branch is partnering during Women’s History Month with the League of Women Voters of Greater Youngstown and will show “The Iron-Jawed Angels,” a 2004 film about American suffragists of the 1910s. The film will be shown at 6 p.m. March 5 in the Gathering Room of Ohio Living at Park Vista, 1216 Fifth Ave., Youngstown. AAUW Youngstown Branch members also have been invited to attend the 2018 Hall of Fame dinner of the League of Women Voters of Greater Youngstown honoring new inductees. The dinner will take place at the YWCA 25 W. Rayen Ave. Youngstown, at 5:30 p.m. March 20. Reservations are required. For information, call Judith Stanger at 330 758 7062, visit youngstown-oh.aauw.net, or email youngstownAAUW@gmail.com.
Editor’s note: In the interest of better serving our readers, items listed under Classes in the Club Calendar will be moving to the renamed Reunions & Class Notes column that is published on Tuesdays. The content will remain the same, incorporating class meetings and events pertaining to them that formerly were included in the Club Calendar. Please look for them every Tuesday. Items for that listing must be submitted by 5 p.m. each Friday.
Austintown Fitch High School Class of 1957 will meet March 6 for breakfast at 9:30 a.m. at Denny’s in Austintown. Class members will meet the first Tuesday of each month.
Hubbard High School Class of 1961 will host its 75th birthday party Aug. 17 and 18, with a social to begin at 6 p.m. Aug. 17 at the New Manhattan, 7262 Hubbard-Masury Road. A picnic will take place at noon Aug. 18 at Harding Park with lunch at 1 p.m. Cost is $5 per person which can be paid the day of the event. For information, call Nancy Micheline Linebaugh at 330-360-3110 or Helen Ferrick Harrison at 330-534-5358.
Newcomers of Mahoning Valley will meet at 11:30 a.m. Wednesday at the Olive Garden, 853 Boardman-Poland Road, Boardman. Lunch will be served at noon. Hostesses are Phyllis Scoville and Jeanne Moore. The program will feature a speaker from the Better Business Bureau who will talk about how to handle scams and fraud. For information or reservations, call Jorine at 330-757-7212.
Round Table Woodcarvers meet every Thursday from 9 to 11:45 a.m. at the Senior Center, 1110 Fifth Ave., Youngstown. Anyone interested in learning about carving is welcome to attend. For information, call 330-792-4355.
The Friendly Squares will host its monthly square dance from 7:30 to 10 p.m. March 10 at the Niles SCOPE Center, 14 E. State St., Niles. Gene Hammond will be the caller and Frankie Hammond will be calling line dances. This will be a high/low dance with alternating tips for new dancers currently taking lessons and tips for more experienced dancers. Dress is casual and light refreshments will be served. There is a $6 donation per person at the door. For information, call Gene Hammond at 330-506-3370.
League of Women Voters of Trumbull County will meet at 6 p.m. Monday at the Howland Library, 9095 E. Market St. Guest speaker will be Atty. Koula Glaros-King from Community Legal Aid Services Inc. Glaros-King will speak about United States citizenship, the process of naturalization and the avenues to lawful permanent residence under current laws. Tickets for the May 10 show at Trumbull New Theatre will be available. Tickets are $15 with all proceeds to benefit the LWVTC Education General Fund. For ticket information, call Peggy Boyd at 330-856-5398 or Sandy Mahaffey at 330-518-6927. For information on joining the league, call Kirsten Burkey at 330-638-7536 or visit www.orgsites.com/oh/lwvtc.
Friends of the Austintown Library, 600 S. Raccoon Road, will meet at 10 a.m. Monday in the Community Room. Speaker will be Kalea Hall, business reporter for The Vindicator, who will discuss her visit to Cuba during the week of mourning for Fidel Castro. The presentation will be followed by a brief meeting. For information, contact 330-740-6086.
Friends of the Poland Library will meet at 9:30 a.m. March 6 in the meeting room. A program and business meeting will follow. Regina Rees, local professor and literacy specialist, will speak about “William Holmes McGuffey: The Schoolmaster of our Nation.” Meeting is open to the public and new members. Dues of $10 for the 2018 year. Hostesses will be Louise Martinko, Carol McCoy, Marisa Ricottilli and Lisa Orlando.
Trumbull County Federated Democratic Womens Club will meet at 6 p.m. March 5 at S.C.O.P.E. Inc. at the YWCA, 375 N. Park Ave., Warren. The meeting will take place in the Pine Room. Parking is available on both sides of the building and across the street. Mary Cummins will be introducing the program, and information will be provided on the card party scheduled for October. The club also will be approving the budget for 2018. Light refreshments will be served. For information, call 330-545-2023.
Canfield Republican Womens Club will host two Candidate Nights. The first is scheduled for March 7 at 6 p.m. at A La Cart Catering in Canfield. All Republican state and local candidates have been invited. Each candidate will have several minutes to introduce themselves and highlight their platform for the upcoming election. If time permits, individual questions from members and guests will be answered. The buffet dinner is $15 per person. Take your own beverages. Spouses and friends are encouraged to attend. Reservations are due by March 4. Call Jacie Mette at 330-726-0363 or email Sharon Henry at CRWCmail@gmail.com for information. The second meeting is scheduled for April 4. Details will be provided at a later date.
D.A.R.E. Singles Group meets at 7:30 p.m. every Thursday at Disciples Christian Church, 565 Boardman-Canfield Road. The group has scheduled the following activities: Saturday, bowling at Boardman Lanes at 7:30 p.m.; Wednesday, pool at Wedgewood Lanes from 7 to 9 p.m.; Thursday, new member and game night at 7:30 p.m. at the church; March 2, card night at Denny’s on Mahoning Ave. in Austintown from 6 to 10 p.m.
Vienna Historical Society will present “Quilter’s Threads: Barn Quilts of Southern Ashtabula County” at 7 p.m. Tuesday at Vienna Township Hall, 848 Youngstown-Kingsville Road, Vienna. Participants will learn about Ashtabula Barn quilt projects and efforts to bring them to the area.
Alzheimer Network Family Support Groups will meet at 1:30 p.m. Monday at Easter Seals Adult Day Center, 721 Boardman-Poland Road, Boardman; 6:30 p.m. Tuesday at Emmanuel Lutheran education building, 251 S. Broadway Ave, Salem. Family members and caregivers are welcome to attend. All meetings are offered at no charge. For information, call 330-788-9755.
Codependency and Grief Support Group will meet at 7 p.m. Tuesday at the care center of the Kelley-Robb-Cummins Funeral Home, North Main St., Hubbard. Group sessions are free, but participants must register to participate. Free parking is available. For information, call 330-534-1952. The support group was formed to reach out to help families who have lost loved ones to alcohol or substance abuse.
F.O.C.U.S. Breast-Cancer Survivors Support Group will meet at 6 p.m. Wednesday at Eat ‘n Park, 5451 Mahoning Ave., Austintown. For information, call Eat ‘n Park at 330-779-0410. All breast-cancer survivors and their support system are welcome.
Good Hope Lutheran Church, 98 Homestead Drive, Boardman, will host a 13-week grief support series through the GriefShare ministry from 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. Tuesdays through May 1. The GriefShare team provides a safe, understanding place for individuals to move through their personal grief journeys. Participants need not be church members. Each session is self-contained, so participants may enter at any session. Each session will include videos featuring some of the nation’s foremost experts on grief recovery. Sessions also include small group support and a workbook for personal study. Participants are welcome to share stories, but are never forced. Attendance at consecutive sessions is encouraged for maximum benefit. Cost is $20. Checks should be made payable to Good Hope. Scholarships also are available at registration. Contact the church office at 330-782-8109 for information or to pre-register.
NAMI Mahoning Valley offers support groups for those who deal with mental illness. Support groups meet as follows: Girard Family Support, first Thursday of each month at 11 a.m. at the Girard Library, 105 E. Prospect St., and Austintown Family Support Group, 7 p.m. the 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 the Community Center, 1344 Fifth Ave., Youngstown; 6 p.m. the second and fourth Thursdays at Alta Care in Austintown; and NAMI Connection for the Dual Diagnosed will meet at 6 p.m. the second and fourth Wednesdays of the month at the Community Center, 1344 Fifth Ave., Youngstown. Visit namimv.org, call 330-727-9268, or e-mail email@example.com 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. Friday at Howland Community Church, 198 Niles-Cortland Road SE, Warren; and at 7 p.m. 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 family, relatives and friends affected by a loved one’s addiction to drugs, meets Wednesday at 7 p.m. upstairs at the Neil Kennedy Recovery Clinic, 5211 Mahoning Ave., Austintown. For information, call Cindy at 330-207-0845.
Overeaters Anonymous Groups has scheduled the following local meetings: 10 a.m. Saturday, St. Thomas the Apostle Church Hall, Room 2, 4453 Warren-Sharon Road, Vienna; 7 p.m. Sunday, Shenango Presbyterian Church, 3144 Wilmington Road, New Castle, Pa.; 1 p.m. Monday, Girard Multigenerational Center, 443 Trumbull Ave., Girard; 6 p.m. Tuesday, Oxford House, 320 Benton Road, Salem; 7:30 p.m. Wednesday, Valley Care-Northside Medical Center, Medical Education Building, Auditorium A, 500 Gypsy Lane, Youngstown; and 7:30 p.m Thursday, at New Life Lutheran Church, 1181 Church Hill-Hubbard Road, Liberty. All locations are handicapped accessible. For information, visit www.oa.org, or call Mahoning-Trumbull Counties Help Hotline at 330-747-2696, Columbiana County Help Hotline at 330-424-7767 or Lawrence County Help Hotline at 724-674-3697.
TOPS 327 is seeking new members who want to Take Off Pounds Sensibly. Meeting will take place Monday at Christ Church Presbyterian, 1933 Canfield Road, Boardman. Weigh-in is from 6 to 6:30 p.m. with the meeting at 6:45. The first meeting is free. Guests are welcome. For information, call 330-799-3106.
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 1497, Youngstown, will meet from 9:30 to 11 a.m. Thursday at St. Maron Church, 1555 S. Meridian Road, Youngstown. New members are welcome; the first meeting is free. For information call 330-974-8450.
Club news is published Friday. Please submit information about upcoming activities to the Society Department by noon Wednesday.