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Society to host lecture


The Canfield Historical Society’s annual Spring Lecture Series will continue at 7 p.m. Thursday at the Canfield Historical Society Bond House, 44 West Main St., with “Agnew Farm Equipment: 194 Years Serving the Community.” Agnew will speak about the family business which began in 1824.

Registration is not required and the program is open to the public. Call 330-533-3458 for information. The Canfield Historical Society is continuing its mission of collecting Canfield history with a scanning project where everyone who wishes to participate is invited to do so.

Attendees are encouraged to bring any photos or documents relating to Canfield history to be scanned.

Club will host plant sales

The Men’s Garden Club of Youngstown will host its plant sale from 9 to 6 p.m. Thursday to May 12 at the MASCO Greenhouse on the corner of South Ave. and Bev Road.

The sale will feature annual plants, including begonias, impatiens, wave petunias, marigolds, ageratum, alyssum, celosia, dusty miller, salvia, vinca, zinnias, geraniums, coleus, a variety of hanging baskets and more. Another flower plant that will be available is brugmansia or ‘angel’s trumpet.’ Varieties of tomatoes, peppers and herbs also will be available. The tomato variety Big Zac is a specialty of the MGCY.

Proceeds will enable the club to provide scholarships to students pursuing a horticulture degree, conduct the MGCY annual horticulture show at Fellows Riverside Gardens, support youth gardening programs and help provide plant material for Youngstown Streetscape and other civic projects. Call John Schinker at 330-518-4384 with questions.

Library will host Wellness Wednesday


Salem Public Library will host its Wellness Wednesday program, “Humor in Healthcare: Forty-five Years of How to Survive Emergency Healthcare,” at 6:30 p.m. in the library’s Quaker Room. The program will be presented by Ben Melnykovich, former trauma outreach injury prevention coordinator at Mercy Health Youngstown.

The program is open to the public. Register to attend at or call 330-332-0042.

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