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Monday, July 16, 2018

CRAFT SHOWS

St. Jude Church, 180 Seventh St., Columbiana, will host a craft show from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Nov. 18. The church is seeking vendors. For applications, call Mary at 330-482-2351.

Salem Kiwanis will sponsor its 54th annual antique and craft show from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday at Centennial Park East Pershing Street and Park Avenue in Salem. Admission is free. This year’s show will feature food vendors, music, including a brass quartet, and more then 50 auction items and basket raffles. This is one of eastern Ohio’s largest antique and craft shows. Dealer and vendor spaces are still available. Cost is $75 (pre-show day) or $80 (day of show) for a 20- by 25-foot space. Contracts can be printed from clubrunner.ca/salemkiwanis. For information, call 330-332-7748 or 330-332-5145.

FESTIVALS

Columbiana Wine Fest, set for Friday and Saturday, from 4 to 9 p.m. at Town Center at Firestone Farms, 101 Town Center Ave., is selling tickets at area retailers as well as online. Cost is $25 in advance and $30 at the gate and includes 10 tasting tickets, a souvenir Wine Fest glass and event program. Attendees must be 21 or older to participate. Guests can purchase tickets online at bit.ly/columbianawinefest2018 or by visiting one of the following area locations: Wine Connection, 350 E. state Route 14, Columbiana; Moondance Boutique, Town Center, Firestone Farms, 127 Town Center Ave., Columbiana, or the Columbiana Area Tourism Bureau office (located in the chamber building), 333 North Main St. The event will feature live music by One Cello, Root Theory and Midlife Crisis and Friends; juried arts and crafts; food and selections from area wineries. Wine Fest raises awareness and funds in support of the Columbiana Area Tourism Bureau, a nonprofit organization. Columbiana Meals on Wheels will host pop and water sales for $1 each and those proceeds will benefit the Meals on Wheels program. For information, call 330-482-2282, or visit www.TourColumbianaOhio.com. Follow on Facebook: @ColumbianaWine #ColumbianaWineFest #ColumbianaWine.

Youngstown American Hungarian Federation will host its annual Hungarian Day Festival from 1 to 5 p.m. Aug. 5 at the Aut Mori Grotto Hall, 563 Belle Vista Ave. Advance tickets for the chicken paprikash dinner are required by July 30. For tickets, call 330-549-2935, 330-744-1548 or 330-746-7704. A variety of food, pastries and beverages will be available for purchase. No admission will be charged.

FUNDRAISERS

Howland Firefighters Local 2786 will host its charity invitational golf tournament Aug. 17 at Tamer Win Golf and Country Club, 3020 Niles-Cortland Road NE, Cortland. The event will begin with a shotgun start at 8 a.m. with food and drinks provided throughout the day. Cost is $320 for a four-person team and $85 for individual golf (when available) and includes all green fees and a riding cart. Proceeds benefit the Children’s Rehabilitation Center in Warren.

Knights of Columbus President Charity Fund will sponsor a golf outing Aug. 12 at Olde Dutch Mill Golf Course at Lake Milton. Proceeds benefit Delaney Yeager, a young girl with Down Syndrome, hypothyroidism and a heart deformity. Registration will take place from 7 to 7:45 a.m. with a shotgun start at 8. Cost is $75 per person and includes cart, beverages, breakfast, lunch and dinner. For tickets or information, call Joe Mackos, 330-792-7745 or 330-506-1303; John DePinto, 330-718-2509; Mike Jordon, 330-540-7317; or Jim Rose, 330-501-4388.

Sunshine Benefit Golf Outing's 13th annual event will take place at Lakeside Golf Course, Lake Milton, on Saturday. The outing is sponsored by Magilla's Sports Bar, and proceeds benefit Rachel Sheridan of Boardman, a sonographer at UPMC Horizon who is battling stage 3 breast cancer. The volunteer committee hosts the event to help cancer sufferers and their families in the Mahoning and Shenango valleys to defray medical costs. The outing is a three-person scramble with continental lunch at the turn. A steak fry will take place following the scramble, at Magilla’s Sports Bar, 255 Four Mile Run Road, Austintown. Cost is $225 per team, $30 for dinner only per person or $50 for two, and includes food and cocktails. Sponsorships also are available. To register or to sponsor, call Jim Krokoski, 330-507-3734; Mark Kellerman, 330-397-7652; John Mashiska, 330-519-6753; or Allan and Cyndi Gordon, 330-716-0756.

SALES

City of Struthers will host a community yard/garage sale from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Aug. 4. Permits will be sold for $5 at Struthers City Hall, 6 Elm St., for residents prior to the sale. For information, call or text Judi at 330-502-8030 or call Patty at 234-855-2471.

Helping Hands Closet at Western Reserve United Methodist Church, 4580 Canfield Road, Canfield, has new and gently used clothing for the entire family. July's specials are adult clothing, $2 each; and children's clothing and women's purses, 50 percent off. There is a men's department with like-new dress shirts, shorts, polos, and suits. There are a few custom-made suits in sizes 3X to 5X. Open each Tuesday from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m.

Lord of Life Church, 550 N. Broad St., Canfield, will host a treasure in a trunk sale from 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. Aug. 10 and from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Aug. 11. Spaces are $10 per unit and include a table for inside spaces, which are available on a first-come, first-served basis. For information or reservations, call Ruth Allen at 330-550-3022. Payment is required in advance.

St. Christine Celebrate Team will host a Trunk to Treasure Sale in the church parking lot, 3165 S. Schenley Ave., from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. Aug. 4. Proceeds will benefit the Celebrate Team and parishioner Mike Malenic who is battling cancer. Sale spots are $10 each - rain or shine. No refunds for any reason. Reservations are due by Aug. 1. Make checks payable to St. Christine Church and mail them along with name, phone number and address to: Trunk Sale, 3502 Stratmore Ave., Youngstown, OH 44511. Call Kathy at 330-783-1530 with questions.

St. William Church, 5431 Mahoning Ave., Champion, will host a rummage sale from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Aug. 2 and 3 and from 8 to noon Aug. 4. A lunch counter will have items available for purchase.

SPECIAL EVENTS

Ankle & Foot Care Centers of Ohio will host its annual Ankle and Foot Golf Outing on Aug. 17 at Pine Lakes Golf Club, 6233 W. Liberty St., Hubbard. A shotgun start will take place at 10:30 a.m., and lunch, dinner and prizes included. Proceeds will benefit the Diabetes Partnership of the Mahoning Valley. To make a donation, call the Ankle & Foot Care Centers of Ohio at 330-629-8800.

Austintown Township Park will host the first annual Eye Run in the Sun, a 5K race for vision, July 29. The event is sponsored by Second Sole, and proceeds benefit the local efforts of Sight For All United, a 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization, whose mission is to provide eye care services to all individuals regardless of their ability to pay. Registration begins at 8:30 a.m. A Peachick and Peahen run/walk for children age 12 and under will begin at 9 with the 5K to begin at 9:30. Cost for pre-registration of $2 for the children's race and $20 for the 5K may be done at www.secondsoleohio.com. The first 200 entries will receive a free "Proud as a Peacock" T-shirt. Registration the day of the event is $22 for the 5K and additional T-shirts may be purchased for $8. For information, visit sightforallunited.com, email to sightforalldom@gmail.com or call 330-779 8045.

Bunnies in Baskets, an F5RS and a 501(c)(3) rescue and sanctuary, will host a “Summer Fun with your Adopted Bun” open house from noon to 4 p.m. Saturday at the Old School Marketplace, 11836 South Ave., North Lima, in the basement of building "E." For information, visit orgsites.com/oh/F5RS. Nail trimming and grooming will be available and there will be a Scentsy consultant on hand.

Huntington Place Plaza, 1393 Boardman-Canfield Road, will host a Mission Night Project from 6 to 10 p.m. the second Friday of each month through October. The dates will be Aug. 10, Sept. 14 and Oct. 12. This will be a time for the Mahoning Valley to showcase the foods, crafts, talents, customs and people making the community a great place to live. Vendor spots are available for $50 per 10-foot by 10-foot tent space and $100 for food trucks and the several 10-foot by 20-foot spaces that are available. For information or applications, visit at www.missionnightmarket.org. or call 234-254-0170. Proceeds will benefit the Rescue Mission of the Mahoning Valley.

Mahoning Chapter of the Daughter's of the American Revolution will celebrate its 125 years of service with brunch at 11 a.m. July 28 at the Holiday Inn, Boardman. Special guests will be Judge Robert Rusu, Mahoning County Probate court, and Nancy Schirm-Wright, regent of the Ohio Society DAR. Cost is $25 per person and must be paid with reservation. Make checks payable to Mahoning Chapter DAR and mail to: Autumn McDonald, treasurer, 6450 St. Andrews Drive, No. 7, Canfield, OH 44406. Reservations are due by Friday.

Mahoning Valley Historical Society's next Bites and Bits of History lunch program will take place at noon Thursday at the Tyler History Center, 325 West Federal St., downtown Youngstown. Craig Snyder, a former professional boxer, will discuss his book "The Boxers of Youngstown Ohio: Boxing Capital of the World." Learn about the history of boxing and its impact on local culture. Copies will be available for purchase. Participants are invited to take a lunch or visit Overture for their $6 Bites and Bits Lunch Special. Call Overture at 330-744-9900 to place an order. Coffee, pop, and water are available for purchase at the History Center. The daily parking lot on the west side of the building is available for $2.50. Place money in the numbered slot which corresponds to the parking space in the white box on the Federal Street sidewalk. For information, contact 330-743-2589 or visit www.mahoninghistory.org.

New Middletown Village will host its National Night Out on Aug. 7. NNO is a nationwide crime prevention initiative that brings out citizens and police in a relaxed atmosphere. The NNO will begin with a parade at 6:30 p.m. followed by a free party behind the police station at 10711 Main St. Fireworks will be displayed at 10 p.m. To register a group for the parade, call New Middletown Municipal building at 330-542-2846. Donations offset the cost of fireworks and may be made by individuals or groups. Send donations to New Middletown Police at 10711 Main St., P.O. Box 463, New Middletown, OH 44442.

St. Brendan Church will host its summer golf outing Aug. 12 at Bedford Trails Golf Course, 713 Bedford Road, Lowellville. The four-person scramble will begin with a shotgun start at 8 a.m. Cost is $80 per person and includes green fees, cart, lunch, dinner and beverages. For information or to register, call Joe or Linda Vivacqua at 330-506-0879. Registration deadline is Aug. 1. Hole sponsorships are available for businesses and individuals. There also will be a basket raffle and other games of chance. Non-golfers may attend for $25 per person. Proceeds benefit St. Brendan Church.

St. Patrick Church, Youngstown, 1410 Oak Hill Ave., will host a Vintage and Vinyl event from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. Sunday. The event is an antique car show and anyone planning to attend may bring favorite vinyl records to be played by DJ Richie D throughout the event. Registration fee for the cars is $5. There will be trophies, prizes, basket auction, 50-50 raffle, a food truck and popcorn stand. In case of rain, the event will take place July 29. For information, call the church office at 330-743-1109.

Sutliff Museum is announcing its exhibit that will run through August. The exhibit is "Being a Victorian: Hygiene History of the 19th Century," and explores the hygiene habits of men and women in the late 1800s. There also is an exhibit of "The Original S'mores" ornaments. Each ornament shows a snowman made of marshmallows depicting various holidays, occupations, milestones of life, and more. The museum is on the second floor of the Warren Trumbull County Library, 444 Mahoning Ave. Admission is free, and hours are 3 to 6 p.m. Wednesdays and Thursdays and 1 to 4 p.m. Fridays and Saturdays. For information, visit www.sutliffmuseum.org, call 330-395-6575 or visit it on Facebook or Twitter.

Suzie's Dogs & Drafts, 34 N. Phelps St., Youngstown, in cooperation with the Rescue Mission of Mahoning Valley, is sponsoring a "Donate a Hot Dog" campaign to help provide food to the area's homeless population. Throughout the year, Suzie's customers can donate a hot dog for the hungry and write a note of support. Donations will be matched dog-for-dog by the restaurant. On the second Wednesday of every month, employees will provide a meal and bring all the notes for the overnight residents and meal visitors at the Rescue Mission. The goal is food for the body and encouragement for the spirit. The project is inspired by the shooting death last November of Colin Brown. Brown worked in the restaurant industry, managing newly opened restaurants and helping get them off the ground. He was a volunteer with the Common Wealth Kitchen Incubator in Youngstown, was known for his pay it forward attitude and always helping those in need.

TRIPS AND TOURS

First Congregational Church of Wayne will sponsor a bus trip to the Sight and Sound Theater in Lancaster, Pa., from July 31 to Aug. 1, for a performance of "Jesus." Included is a performance at the Dutch Apple Dinner Theater to see the "Wizard of Oz." Bus trip, overnight accommodations and three meals included for $299 per person, per double on a first-come, first-served basis. Full payment required as soon as possible. Seats are limited. Make checks payable to: The First Congregational Church of Wayne and mail to: Logan Coleman P.O. Box 114 Williamsfield, OH. Include name, address and phone number. Call 330-397-9189 for information.

Great Conjunction Spiritual Center will host a bus trip to Lily Dale Assembly in Lily Dale, N.Y., on Saturday. Cost is $70 per person, which includes round-trip deluxe motor coach transportation and admission. The bus will depart at 7 a.m. from Liberty Walmart on Belmont Avenue and return at 8:30 p.m. Space is limited; advance reservations required. Sign-up online at greatconjunction.org/events/eventdetail/41/-/lily-dale-bus-trip or call 330-328-2308 for information.

Greater Friendship Church, Mother's Ministry will sponsor a bus trip to Sugar Creek on Aug. 4. Cost is $60. For information, call Pecola Howell Hunter at 330-747-7373.

Poland Historical Society will host a bus trip to Pittsburgh on Sept. 19. The trip includes the Heinz Memorial Chapel, a tour of the Strip District and downtown, a two-hour cruise on the Explorer riverboat and more. Cost is $105 person and includes bus transportation, admission fees and lunch. The bus will depart at 8:30 a.m. from Poland Methodist Church, 1940 Boardman-Poland Road, and will leave Pittsburgh at 5 p.m. to return to Poland at approximately 6:30. For information, call Larry Bartos at 330-757-4223. Deadline to sign up is Aug. 11. Make checks payable to: Poland Historical Society and mail to The Poland Historical Society, P.O. Box 5052, Poland, Ohio 44514, along with your name, address, phone number, email address and check number. Also, indicate choice for lunch: chargrilled chicken breast; Chef's salad; tilapia; or pasta primavera.

A calendar of activities to which the public is invited is published Monday. Please submit information to the Society Department by noon Thursday.