Rotary Club to host pancake breakfast

Rotary Club to host pancake breakfast


The Rotary Club of Boardman will host its 36th annual pancake breakfast over two weekends in March during Boardman Park’s Maple Syrup Festival. The event will take place Saturday and Sunday and March 24 and 25 from 8 a.m. to 2 p.m. in the Lariccia Family Community Center. Admission is $6 for adults, and children 6 and under are free.

Tickets are available in advance from any Boardman Rotary Club member or on the day of the event at the door. Rotarians, their families and local volunteers will serve the traditional selection of all-you-can-eat pancakes, sausage, juice, coffee and tea.

Proceeds will benefit Boardman Rotary Club’s charitable community endeavors and Rotary International projects. For information, visit

Polish Arts Club to host music, tea reception


The Polish Arts Club of Youngstown will host its 82nd annual Scholarship Art, Music & Tea Reception from 1 to 4 p.m. Sunday at The Butler Institute of American Art Trumbull Branch, 9350 East Market St.

The event, which is free to attend, will include a scholarship awards ceremony, a painting exhibition by Dennis Wojtkiewicz, a historical overview on Polish independence by the Rev. Joseph Rudjak and a retrospective musical performance by Pittsburgh violinist, Radosław Fizek. A traditional high tea with homemade cookies will follow.

Federation to host commemorative event


American-Hungarian Federation of Churches and Societies of Youngstown will host a commemorative event of the 1848 War of Independence at 2:30 p.m. Sunday at the Aut Mori Grotto Hall, 563 N. Belle Vista. The program will feature the history of Hungary during the 1800’s - 1900’s.Refreshments will be served following the program.

Church to offer clothing giveaway


Simon Road Church of God, 4750 Simon Road, will offer a free clothing giveaway from 9 a.m. to noon Saturday.

All-American swimmer to speak Sunday


Eight-time All-American swimmer and secondary school administrator, Dr. Shauna Braun-Zukowski, will return to Westminster College as guest speaker for the 31st annual Wayne H. Christy Memorial Lecture at 7 p.m. Sunday.

The event will take place in the Wallace Memorial Chapel. Zukowski will speak on her experiences as an educator, administrator, wife, mother and survivor of a ruptured brain aneurysm.

The lecture series honors the late Dr. Christy, who was a long-time faculty member and chairman of the Department of Religion and Philosophy at Westminster College.

The event is free and open to the public. A reception will follow the lecture. For information, call Diane Gabriel at 724-946-7117 or visit

Students to collaborate for concert today

Greenville, Pa.

The Thiel choir and the Thiel chamber singers will perform with special guests, the Mercer High School chamber choir, for a free concert at 7 p.m. tonight at the David Johnson Memorial Chapel. Music from a variety of repertoires will be performed. The concert will feature gospel songs and spirituals.

The Thiel chamber singers will perform covers of the Beatles “Here Comes the Sun,” Adele’s “Rolling in the Deep,” and Katrina and The Waves “Walking on Sunshine.” For information, contact assistant professor of music Julie Neish, D.M.A., at or by phone at 724-589-2149.

College to host first “Woodwind Day”


Westminster College will host its first “Woodwind Day” from 10 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. Saturday in Orr Auditorium. Participants will have the opportunity to learn and perform with top-level professional woodwind pedagogues and performers. There is no registration fee, and lunch is provided.

To register, visit and follow the link on the music home page or contact Dr. Tim Winfield at 724-946-7274 or Woodwind players at all levels are welcome to attend.

SHS Class of 1953 to meet for luncheon


South High School Class of 1953 will meet for a luncheon at 11:30 a.m. Tuesday at Johnny’s in Boardman. Plans will be discussed for the 65th reunion set for July 14. Guests are welcome. Call Ray Melewski at 330-792-2434 with questions.

“A Little Live Music” at the library


Triple Play will perform at 2 p.m. Sunday at Salem Public Library as part of its “A Little Live Music” series. The event is open to the public and free of cost. Perfomances take place on the third Sunday afternoon during those months the library has Sunday hours.

The Confluence to offer fundraising seminar

New Castle, PA

A seminar on the topic of nonprofit fundraising will take place at 6 p.m. March 27 at The Confluence, 214 E. Washington St. Mike Lysakowski will be presenting “Fundraising In The Fast Lane.” The event is free to attend and sponsored by Farmers Insurance agent Deb Avery. Light refreshments will be available. Reservations are requested before Tuesday by calling 724-856-8640.

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