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AUCTIONS

Pink Door Ministries will host a benefit auction at 10 a.m. Saturday at the North East Ohio Retreat Center, 16278 Shillings Road, Berlin Center. Pink Door is a nonprofit organization that provides a long-term recovery program for the transition of women from human trafficking. There will be cash and carry items from hunting paraphernalia to antique glass. Tickets may be purchased for a same-day drawing to win a Doodle Bug mini bike. Take your own chair. Concessions will be available.

FESTIVALS

Hubbard St. Patrick Church, 225 N. Main St., will host its 60th annual festival from 6 to 11 p.m. Aug. 2 and 3, from 5 p.m. to midnight Aug. 4 and from 3 to 11 p.m. Aug. 5. Food, basket raffle and prizes will be available. Prizes are an Apple iPod, Troy-Bilt 24-inch snow blower, Dyson upright vacuum, a 50-inch television and more. Admission is free. Hourly drawings for cash and rides every day, and a 5K Fun Run/Race will take place Aug. 4. For information, visit www.saintpatsfestival.com or call 330-534-1928.

St. Vitus Parish Festival 37th annual event will take place from 6 to 10 p.m. Aug. 1 to 4 on the church grounds, 910 S. Mercer St., New Castle, Pa. The festival will feature homemade foods, nightly Italian food specials, Kiddieland rides, games, entertainment, a babydoll dance Aug. 2 at 9:30 p.m. and fireworks Aug. 4 at 10:30 p.m. Call 724-652-3422 for information.

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 dinner tickets for the chicken paprikash dinners are required by July 30. For dinner 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

Ernie Hall Aviation Museum, 4033 North River Road, Warren, will host its 6th annual Wings ‘n Wheels event from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. Aug. 5. Flyovers by the C-123 and others will take place. There also will be over 750 hot rods, vintage, classic and exotic cars and motorcycles on display. Individuals will be inducted into the Ernie Hall Aviation Museum Hall of Fame, tours will be available, a DJ will provide music, and food and souvenirs will be available for purchase. Admission is $10 for adults and $5 for children age 6 to 12. Children under 5 are admitted for free. Proceeds benefit the museum, the Animal Welfare League of Trumbull County and Northeast Ohio Adoption Services.

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 takes 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.

Steel Valley Woofstock will take place at 6 p.m. Aug. 4 at the Yankee Lake Ballroom, 1814 state Route 7 NE, Brookfield, as a concert event to support and celebrate the work of Animal Welfare League. The event was created and organized by local veterinarian Dr. Suzanne Wilcox. Doors will open at 5. The concert’s performers will include Generation Rock, The Huckin Fillbillys, and Second Avenue Project. Special guest Dennis Drummond also will perform. Drummond, now residing in Nashville, is a native of Warren, and has performed on the TV show “The Voice.” Cost is $35 and includes concert admission for all band performances, soft drinks and finger foods plus a progressive prize drawing. There also will be a cash bar, silent auction, and basket auction.

Stigmata Tattoo & Piercing, 119 W. Lincoln Highway in Lisbon, will host its 5th annual “Get Inked for Animals” from 12:30 to 8 p.m. Aug. 7 through 11. Fifty percent of all metal, ink and gift cards purchased will benefit Legacy Dog Rescue. Walk-in appointments are welcome or a time may be scheduled by calling Stigmata at 330-424-1962. For information on Legacy Dog Rescue visit www.ldrofohio.org.

Threshold Residential Services, Inc., will host a “Dollar Days” garage sale from 8 a.m. to 3 p.m. Aug. 2 through 4 at 162 N. Walnut St., East Palestine (bus garage behind Huntington Bank). All items are cash only and sold as is. Items include household items, home decor, tools, totes, baskets, purses, toys, games, electronics and more. Threshold Residential Services Inc. is a nonprofit organization dedicated to serving the community by providing valuable services to individuals with developmental disabilities in Columbiana County and the surrounding communities. For information, call Larry Duck at 330-426-4165, ext. 103 or email 1duck@threshold75.com; or call Patti Mesmer at 330-886-0372.

SALES

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. All spaces are $10 per unit and includes 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.

North Jackson Association will sponsor its Community-Wide Yard Sales at 9 a.m. Aug. 3 and Aug. 4. There will be more than 100 sales throughout the township. Maps to locate the sales will be available at the former high school, 10748 Mahoning Ave., on Aug 3.

St. Anthony of Padua Church, 1125 Turin St., Youngstown, will host a Trash to Treasure sale from 8 a.m. to 2 p.m. Aug. 3 and 4. There will be collectibles, household items, Depression glass, Christmas items and more.

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. There will be lunch, dinner and prizes. Proceeds 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, Sunday. 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. Beat the heat with the sprinklers that will be available for cooling off prior to and after the run.

Holy Trinity Serbian Orthodox Church will host its 86th annual Serbian Day Picnic from noon to 9 p.m. Sunday at the church hall and pavilion, 53 Laird Ave., Youngstown. There will be food and refreshments available for purchase and musical entertainment. A folk dance also will take place at 6 p.m. Games and activities for children will be available. Admission cost is $3. For information, call 330-550-6628.

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.

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 the 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. Non-golfers may attend dinner for $25 per person. Proceeds benefit St. Brendan Church.

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., on July 31 and 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. First-come first-served. Full payment required as soon as possible. Seats are limited. Make checks out 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.

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.

Mahoning Valley Historical Society will host a History to Go bus tour to three sites related to U.S. President James A. Garfield on Aug. 11. Cost is $70 for MVHS members and $75 for nonmembers and includes motor coach transportation from the Tyler History Center, admission to all sites and a boxed lunch. The bus will board at 8:30 a.m. and return at approximately 6 p.m. For information or to register, call 330-743-2589 or visit www.mahoninghistory.org.

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, OH 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.

The Rayen School Class of 1969 will host a bus trip to Wheeling Island Casino in Wheeling, W. Va., on Sept. 15. Cost is $40, and deadline for reservations is Aug. 13. For information, call Brenda Spencer at 330-559-4501 or email to brendasj59@hotmail.com.

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

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