American Association of University Women, Youngstown Branch, will meet at 10 a.m. Feb. 3 at the Poland Library, 311 S. Main St. Mary Adams, a retired Youngstown City Schools art teacher will present “We have a Poipus” puppets. For information about the program, visit There also will be a scholarship fundraiser sale of books and white elephant items after the program. Refreshments will be dutch treat at the Kravitz Deli, located in the library. For information about the meeting, call Judith Stanger at 330-758-7062.

Goldwing Road Riders Association Chapter M will meet Jan. 27 for dinner at 5 p.m. with a gathering to follow at 6 p.m. at Dino’s Restaurant, 10941 Mahoning Ave., North Jackson. All motorcyclists are welcome. The group meets on the fourth Saturday of each month.


Woodrow Wilson High School Class of 1958 Men will meet at 8:30 a.m. Saturday at a new location, What’s Cookin’, 6007 South Ave., Boardman. The group meets the third Saturday of every month.


First Friday Club Speaker’s Luncheon Series will host the Reverend George V. Murry S.J., Bishop of the Diocese of Youngstown, from 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. Feb. 1 at The Georgetown, 5945 South Ave., Boardman. Bishop Murry will speak about “The Church Today.” Cost is $16. Reservations are limited and can be made by calling 330-720-4498 or visit

Newcomers of Mahoning Valley will meet at noon Wednesday at TJ’s in the Holiday Inn, Boardman. Hostesses are Ilona Campbell-Mihai and Angie Lewis. Instead of a speaker, members will review and revise chapter bylaws. Reports from all sub-groups will be given. For information or reservations, call Jorine at 330-757-7212 or Barbara at 330-758-3934.

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 or 330-744-5071.


Canfield Republican Women’s Club will meet for dinner at 6 p.m. Feb. 7 at A La Cart Catering in Canfield. Sarah Chamberlain, president and CEO of the Republican Main Street Partnership, will be speaking as part of her Women2Women Conversation Tour. Dinner is $15 per person. Spouses and friends are welcome. Take your own beverage. Reservations are due by Feb. 4 to Jacie Mettee, 330-726-0363 at home or 330-207-9210 cell or email Sharon at


Youngstown South Christian Women’s Connection will host a luncheon from 11:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. Feb. 14 at Avion on the Water Banquet Center, 2177 W. Western Reserve Road, Canfield. Annette Campbell of Warren will present, “Life is an Adventure-Pack a Bag.” Donnie and Linda Abraham will give a concert of love songs. Cost is $14 and includes lunch. Reservations must be made by Feb. 7 by calling Connie D. at 330-788-2340 or Patty K. at 330-332-2789. Cancellations are necessary. For seating, call Judy at 330-757-8308.


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, indoor picnic from 6 to 10 p.m. at Beard Cabin in Boardman Park; Monday, meet for dessert at 7 p.m. at Dairy Queen in Cornersburg; Wednesday, meet at the food court in the Southern Park Mall at 6:30 p.m. to walk; Thursday, meet for birthday and trivia night at 7:30 p.m. at the church; and next Friday, meet in the lobby of Regal Cinema in Austintown at 6:30 p.m. for movie night.


Audobon Society of Mahoning Valley will host “Blue-footed, Red-billed and Magnificent: A Galapagos Adventure” at 7 p.m. Tuesday at the Canfield Library, 43 W. Main St. Program is open to the public.

Austintown Historical Society will host its annual president’s dinner at 6 p.m. Feb. 7 at Davidson’s Restaurant in Cornersburg. The evening will feature Wade Schisler sharing recollections related to the “Pogey,” also known as the old county home, “The Infirmary,” poor house and old folks home. Wade was born in 1929 and was raised in Austintown. Reservations must be made by Jan. 31 by calling 330-799-0303 or 330-792-1129.


Crossroads Hospice Charitable Foundation is sponsoring a grief support group to help people move beyond the pain of any loss and achieve healing. Each meeting is facilitated by certified grief recovery specialists and is free of charge. The meetings take place from 5 to 7 p.m. Thursdays through Feb. 22 at Touch Heaven Church, 10 Skyline Drive, Canfield. For information or to register, call 330-899-9100. Ask for the bereavement department.

F.O.C.U.S. Breast-Cancer Survivors Support Group will meet at 6 p.m. Wednesday at Davidson’s Restaurant, 3636 Canfield Road, Cornersburg. For information call Davidson’s at 330-793-0033. All breast cancer survivors and their support system are welcome.

Grief Recovery Instructional Support Groups will meet at 7 p.m. Tuesday at the Kelley-Robb-Cummins Funeral Home Care Center, next to the funeral home, on Main Street in Hubbard. The groups are lead by Phillip Roland, grief counselor for the funeral home, and are open to anyone who has suffered the loss of a loved one. For information, call Bill or Candee at the funeral home at 330-534-1952. Meetings take place every Tuesday through winter months.

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, 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. 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 (Route 422), 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 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 (Route 18), 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 handicap accessible. For information, visit, 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.

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 the Help Network of Northeast Ohio at 330-424-7767.

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.


Sons of Union Veterans of the Civil War, Isaac Eaton Camp, will meet at 1:30 p.m. Jan. 28 in the social hall of the Helen Black Miller Memorial Chapel at the Mercer County Historical Society headquarters, 119 S. Pitt St., Mercer, Pa.

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

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