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Newton Falls Exempted Village Schools will host an auction at 9 a.m. July 3 in the board room at the junior high school, 907 Milton Blvd. The auction is for timber harvesting at the school’s campus. Interested vendors must have a detailed plan of their harvest, size of tree that will be taken, method of payment to be made and how the ground will be restored from the hauling and landing of trees. For information, call Jonathan Pusateri, treasurer, at 330-872-0862 or email him at pusaterij@nfschools.org.


Celebrate Poland is looking for arts, crafts and collectibles for the June 30 Celebrate Poland craft show. Cost is $30 for an outdoor 10-foot by 15-foot space. For information, call Barbara Banks at 330-757-4584.

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.


Columbiana Wine Fest, set for July 20 and 21, 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. Individuals must be 21 or older to participate. Guests can purchase tickets online at bit.ly/columbianawinefest2018 or by visiting one of the following 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., Columbiana. The event features 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. For information, call 330-482-2282, or visit www.TourColumbianaOhio.com. Follow on Facebook: @ColumbianaWine #ColumbianaWineFest #ColumbianaWine.

Poland Presbyterian Church, 2 Poland Manor, will host a Strawberry Festival from 5 to 8:30 p.m. June 29, rain or shine. Strawberries, ice cream, shortcake, hot dogs, sausage sandwiches, snacks and beverages will be served. There will be a 50-50 raffle and a summer basket raffle; winners need not be present. Proceeds benefit the PPC Parish Life Committee and PPC youth programs.

Winona Area Historical Society will host its 7th Annual Winona Strawberry Festival that will take place from 11:30 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. Sunday at the Quaker Meeting House grounds, at the corner of Cameron Street and Winona Road. There will be barbecued chicken halves, homemade pie, ice cream and strawberries, sides and sandwiches. There also will be information tents and cars from the Tri-State Antique Car Club. Proceeds benefit the historical society’s museum, building and grounds projects.


Camel Crawl 5K Mud Run and Obstacle Race will take place at 10 a.m. July 14. Park at Kent State Salem for a free shuttle to and from race. Price is $60 per person, or $50 per person for a team. Day of race pricing is $65 per person and per team. High-school football teams are encouraged to participate in a team-building challenge for a chance to win $250 for the school’s athletic booster club. Pricing for students is $25. There is a seven student minimum to participate. Proceeds will benefit the nonprofit Forever Safe Farm Animal Education Center Inc. Spectators can participate for free. Lunch will be available for $5. Register at runsignup.com/Race/OH/Salem/CamelCrawl. Call 330-727-8909 or karrin@foreversafefarm.org for information.

Mahoning Valley Olde Car Club will host its Tuesday Nite Car Cruise 2018 event July 10 at the Austintown Senior Center. Proceeds will benefit a local child, Leighton Bianco Fearon, 4, who was diagnosed with a rare blood disorder that inhibits red blood cell production. A 50-50 raffle will take place from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. at the center and 5 to 7 p.m. at the cruise. Proceeds from the raffle along with donations will help with Leighton’s medical expenses. The rain date for the event is July 17.

McDonald Track and Cross Country Boosters will host the 17th annual Run of the Mill 1-mile Race on June 27 at Marshall Road and Ohio Avenue. Registration begins at 5 p.m., and the race will start at 5:45. Cost is $15 per person.

Sunshine Benefit Golf Outing will have its 13th annual event July 21 at Lakeside Golf Course in Lake Milton. The event is sponsored by Magilla’s Sports Bar, and proceeds will 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 lunch at the turn. A steak fry will take place afterward 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.


Helping Hands Closet at Western Reserve United Methodist Church, 4580 Canfield Road, Canfield, has new and gently used clothing for the entire family. June’s special is for any member of the family – buy one pair of jeans, slacks or shorts and get a blouse, top or shirt for 75 percent off. Like-new prom, homecoming and special occasion dresses available for $20 or less. Baby clothes also are available. 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 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. 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 10 a.m. Aug. 4.

TQGIBT (That Quilt Group I Belong To) will sponsor a Quilter’s Garage Sale from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday at 3735 Barber Drive, Canfield. A variety of items will be available for quilters and crafters alike. For information about the group, contact one of the co-presidents, Pat Williams at corgiquilts@zoominternet.net or Karen Miles at karenquilts4u@sbcglobal.net. The group meets the second Tuesday of most months and is open to all quilters in the Valley.


Columbiana Area Chamber of Commerce will host First Friday Block Parties from 5 to 8 p.m. July 6 and Aug. 3 on South Main St., Columbiana. The first block of the street will be closed to traffic beginning at 4:30 p.m. and re-open at 8:30. The events include shopping, food, entertainment and special events. The chamber is currently seeking performing artists to provide entertainment as well as vendors and direct-sales representatives. For information or to reserve a spot, call 330-482-3822.

Goodwill Industries of Mahoning and Shenango Valleys will host a one-day “Say Yes to the Goodwill Dress” event from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Saturday at the Liberty Goodwill, 2747 Belmont Ave. There is a wide selection of bridal gowns that are about 75 percent off the original price and available for purchase. Free refreshments will be available. Also available for purchase are mother-of -the-bride and bridemaid gowns.

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 July 13, 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 who make 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.

Jewish Community Center of Youngstown will host its first JCC Dash and Splash 5K and Family Fun Run or Walk on Sunday at the JCC Logan Campus, 3245 Logan Way. Registration and packet pickup will begin at 7 a.m. All participants will be bused to the main campus for the start of the race. The finish line will be at the Logan campus. After the race, hamburgers and refreshments will be served, and an outdoor pool will be available along with family entertainment. Register online at jccyoungstown.org/dash or call the bursar’s office at 330-746-3250, ext. 195.

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 greens 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. Nongolfers may attend for $25 per person. Proceeds will benefit St. Brendan Church.

Shepherd of the Valley Howland, 4100 N. River Road NE, will host a free Virtual Dementia Tour experience from 4 to 7 p.m. Thursday for community members interested in learning more about dementia. The tour is designed to help people identify with and understand the behaviors and needs of those afflicted by dementia. Participants will have the opportunity to utilize clinically researched, patented components that simulate the effects of aging and dementia. Trained facilitators will guide participants through common, everyday tasks and exercises, so they can experience the physical and mental challenges faced by those with dementia. Anyone wishing to attend must reply by calling 330-856-9232, ext. 0. Refreshments will be served, and tours of the community will be available.

Sutliff Museum is announcing its new 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.

Veterans’ Outreach will host its Third Annual Golf Scramble July 6 at Mahoning Country Club, 710 E. Liberty St., Girard. Cost is $55 per person or $240 per team. Cost is $20 for the meal only. There will be a 50-50 raffle, basket raffle, doughnuts and coffee in the morning, beverages, dinner buffet and more. Sponsorships are needed and are available at $100 for name displayed as a hole sponsor; and $500 or more sponsors will receive a free foursome, media coverage, catered dinner, snacks, drinks and a banner displayed at the welcome area. Applications can be mailed with payment to: Veterans’ Outreach, 7 Belgrade Ave., Youngstown, OH 44505. For information, visit veteransoutreach.org or visit us on Facebook.

Western Reserve Amateur Radio Club will host its annual Field Day at 2 p.m. June 23 and 24 on the grounds of Youngstown Elser Metro Airport, 10800 Sharrott Road, North Lima. The event is free and open to the public. Participants will learn about the facets of the hobby, from traditional radio equipment to digital equipment. For information, contact Steve Fabry at 330-774-6346, email KC8SOY@yahoo.com (include field day in the email header), or visit www. wrarc.net. Do not call the airport for information as the club is not affiliated with it).


Great Conjunction Spiritual Center will host a bus trip to Lily Dale Assembly in Lily Dale, N.Y., on July 21. Cost is $70 per person, and includes round-trip deluxe motor coach transportation and admission. The bus will depart at 7 a.m. from the Liberty Walmart on Belmont Avenue, and return at 8:30 p.m. Space is limited; advance reservations are required. Sign up online at greatconjunction.org/events/eventdetail/41/-/lily-dale-bus-trip or call 330-328-2308 for information.

Jesus is the Key Ministry will host a bus trip to Noah’s Ark and the Creation Museum in Kentucky on Tuesday and Wednesday. They also will travel to Lancaster, Pa. on July 17 and 18 to see “Jesus” at the Sight and Sound Theater as well as “The Wizard of Oz” at the Dutch Apple, and a mockup of the Old Testament tabernacle. The next trip will be to visit an Amish community in Shipshewana, Ind., on Aug. 14 and 15. For pricing information or to make reservations, call Bing Newton at 330 427-6578.

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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