WORTH A LOOK


AUCTIONS

Canfield Republican Women's Club PAC will sponsor a quarter auction fundraiser June 6 at the Shrine Club, 1735 W. South Range Road, North Lima. Gino Defabio will be the emcee and caller. Doors open at 5 p.m., and the auction begins at 6. Tickets are limited and must be purchased in advance. The cost is $10. Participants can take their own quarters or buy them there. Food by Sarah’s BBQ will be available for purchase. Reserved tables are available for groups of eight or nine. For information, tickets or to reserve a table, contact Ruth Nabb at 330-261-6275 or email soniakennedy1@yahoo.com.

Men's Garden Club of Youngstown will host its plant auction and casserole dinner June 6 in the Georgeanna Parker Activity Room at Boardman Park. Dinner is at 6 p.m., and the auction is at 7. Guests are welcome. Call Rodney Toth for reservations and with any questions at 330-759-1993.

CRAFT SHOWS

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

DANCES

The Friendly Squares will host its monthly square dance from 7:30 to 10 p.m. Saturday at the Niles SCOPE Center, 14 E. State St., Niles. Ed Pabst will be the caller and Frankie Hammond will be calling line dances between the tips. This will be a high/low dance with tips for new and experienced dancers. Dress is casual and light refreshments will be served. There is a $6 donation per person at the door. For information, call Gene Hammond at 330-506-3370.

FESTIVALS

Simply Slavic will host its 8th annual Simply Slavic festival from 7 to 10 p.m. June 15 for “Party on the Plaza- Slavic-style” and from noon to midnight June 16 on Federal Plaza East. Highlights include live music, folk dance performances, homemade food, children’s activities, a Slavic storytelling booth, and a bonfire after dark. Parking is free at the Covelli Center. Admission is $4, and children 12 and under are admitted free of charge. For information, call 330-509-9874 or visit www.simplyslavic.org for the Simply Slavic Heritage Festival. Applications from new vendors are available by calling Dave Slanina, festival vendor coordinator, at 330-509-0754 or emailing at dave@simplyslavic.org. Proceeds benefit the Simply Slavic Festival Scholarship Fund.

FUNDRAISERS

Auxiliary of the Oblate Sisters of the Sacred Heart of Jesus will host its fourth annual fundraiser from 6 to 11 p.m. June 2 at Our Lady of Mount Carmel Basilica in Youngstown. The evening will feature Italian food and a cookie table. There will be dancing, an auction, a raffle and prize of $1,000. Tickets are $50 per person or $95 per couple and may be obtained by calling Sister Barbara at 330-759-9329. Tickets will not be available at the door.

Girard Multi-Generational Center's annual fundraiser “Cars are the Stars 4” will include two special raffles this year. Winners will be announced the day of the show, June 2 (rain date, June 9). Tickets are $5 for each raffle. The first raffle is for a 55-inch 4K UHD TV, and the second is for a $250 Visa gift card sponsored by Windsor House Inc. Winners do not need to be present, and all proceeds will benefit the center. Purchase tickets at the center, 443 Trumbull Ave., Girard, from 8:30 a.m. to 4 p.m. Mondays and Fridays and 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Tuesdays, Wednesdays and Thursdays. For information, call the center at 330-545-6596.

Ladies in Little Black Dresses for Literacy fundraising event, sponsored by the Literary Society of the Public Library of Youngstown and Mahoning County, will begin at 6 p.m. June 7 at The Lake Club, 1140 Paulin Road, Poland. Tickets are available at $40 each, which includes heavy appetizers and one glass of wine. There will be a cash bar. Attendees are asked to wear their favorite little black dress or suit and bring a copy of a book by their favorite author to swap with others at the event. Guests can also donate once-read and brand new children’s books. This event benefits the Library Foundation funds, the Carol A. Bacon Literary Society Fund and the Martha Muransky Children’s Literacy Fund. Boutiques will sell accessories and a portion of the proceeds will benefit Suzanne’s, Ivory & Birch and Matilda Jane Clothing. Along with the Library Foundation, sponsors of the event are The Muransky Companies and Home Savings. For information and reservations, contact Deborah Liptak, library development director, at 330-740-6086. Make checks made payable to Public Library of Youngstown and Mahoning County and mail to Mark Mrofchak, fiscal officer, 305 Wick Ave., Youngstown, OH 44503.

Lakeside Golf Course, Lake Milton, will be the site for the 13th Annual Sunshine benefit Golf Outing on July 21 which is sponsored by Magilla’s Sports Bar. 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 continental lunch at the turn. A steak fry will take place after the scramble at Magilla’s Sports Bar, 255 Four Mile Run Road, Austintown. Cost is $225 per team, $30 per person for dinner only 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.

Temple Emmanuel Seventh-Day Adventist Church will host its fourth annual International Food Fair fundraiser from 1 to 4 p.m. June 10 at the Youngstown Saxon Club, 710 S. Meridian Road. Proceeds benefit The Carter House, a drug and alcohol rehabilitation house that provides resources and support for addicts; and the Haitian Missions, which organizes several mission trips throughout the year to help rebuild the country of Haiti. Donations for food and/or door prizes are requested. For information, call 540-292-8030 or email at bryantsmith305@gmail.com.

SALES

Austintown Night Out will host its second annual trash and treasure sale from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Sunday at Austintown Township Park, rain or shine. Spaces are available at $10 per space by email to AustintownNightOut@gmail. com or call Shawne Wilfong at 330-774-1803.

Easterseals Garage Sale, Ridgeview Plaza, 1983 Ridge Road, Warren, is selling tickets for its Basket Extraganza and will offer 50% off everything in the store. There are more than 170 baskets available. All proceeds will be used for programs and services at Easterseals of Mahoning, Trumbull and Columbiana Counties. The drawing for the baskets will take place at 4 p.m. June 3. The 50 percent off everything sale will be from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. June 1 to 3. Cash or checks only will be accepted. The garage sale is open most Wednesdays and Saturdays. To see a schedule, visit www.mtc.easterseals.com or call 330-743-1168.

Friends of the Community Library of the Shenango Valley will host its Big Used Book Sale Wednesday through Saturday. Thirty thousand books as well as magazines and audiovisual items will be available. Hours are 9 a.m. to 7:30 p.m. Wednesday; 10 a.m. to 7:30 p.m. Thursday; and 10 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Friday and Saturday. Contact Stella Perrine at stellapa@verizon.net with questions.

Helping Hands Closet at Western Reserve United Methodist Church, 4580 Canfield Road, Canfield, has new and gently used clothing for the entire family. May's special is 20 percent off white tickets except jewelry and purses. Clearance $1 sale on other colored tickets continues. Open each Tuesday from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m.

Howland Community Church, 198 Niles-Cortland Road SE, Warren, will host its Garage, Attic and Basement Sale from 9 to 3 p.m. Saturday. Free Admission. The event will feature a bake sale.

Poland Lions Club will host its annual Treasures of the Trunk sale from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. June 9 at Poland High School’s stadium parking lot, corner of state Route 170 and Dobbins Road. Crafters, home goods, furniture, toys, specialty items and garage-sale item vendors are needed. There are 100 spaces available. Cost is $15 until May 30. Spaces increase to $20 on June 1. For information, call Judy at 330-360-3641 or Lori at 330-506-9511. Proceeds benefit community members in need and a scholarship for a Poland Seminary High School senior.

Immaculate Heart of Mary Church, 4490 Norquest Blvd., will host a rummage sale from 6 to 11 p.m. each night from May 30 to June 3. There will be bingo, cards, wheels, horse races, food and more. There also will be free music every night. Many cash prizes available and raffles.

SPECIAL EVENTS

Art in the Park, Waterworth Memorial Park Orashan Civic Center Band Shell, N. Lincoln Ave. at Sunset Blvd., Salem, 10 a.m. Festivities include stage performances by musicians, dancers and a comedian. There also will be interactive displays, visual artists and activity tables for families. Participants can paint on the graffiti wall. This is a free event; registration not required. For information, call 330-332-0042 or Shane Franks at 330-332-5512.

Cardinal Mooney High School will host a golf scramble with a shotgun start at 1 p.m. June 9 at Mill Creek Golf Course (North) on West Golf Drive in Boardman. Cost is $75 per person and includes lunch and dinner. Participants and anyone interested in sponsorships can register at www.cardinalmooney.com/events or by calling Bill Cene, boys golf coach, at 330-233-0543.

Friends of the Mahoning River will host a canoe and kayak paddle at 10:30 a.m. June 9 from the newly constructed Girard Launch in collaboration with the Trumbull Canoe trails. Paddlers will leave the dock at 10:30 and will arrive at the B&O Station for a picnic.

Mahoning Valley Historical Society and The Idora Park Experience are teaming up to offer a reunion party for former employees of Idora Park. The event will take place from 4:30 to 7:30 p.m. June 2 at the Tyler Mahoning Valley History Center in Youngstown. Attendees will hear behind the scenes stories about the park and be able to record their own memories with staff from society. The event will include a picnic-style buffet. Attendees will receive a commemorative Idora Park gift and also are invited to attend a special open house at the Idora Park Experience on June 1. Employees are welcome to bring a guest. Tickets are $15 and can be purchased online at www.mahoninghistory.org/idora-reunion.

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, June through October. The dates will be June 8, 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 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 serveral 10-foot by 20-foot spaces that are available. For information or applications, visit at www.missionnightmarket.org. or call 234-254-0170.

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.

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.

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.

Warriors Inc. will host its 14th annual "Unity in the Community" Parade at 10 a.m. June 2 beginning at Midlothian Boulevard and ending at the South Field House, 1148 Erie St., for a community day celebration that will feature free food, live entertainment, dancing, a bounce around, games and more. There also will be fireworks at dusk on the Market Street Bridge. To participate in the parade, call Wendy Robinson at 330-783-5440.

Youngstown Country Club will host the 2018 Northeast Ohio Golf Classic Scramble on June 4, to raise awareness and funds for the American Heart Association. The event is a four-person scramble with a shotgun start that will take place at 1 p.m. Cost is $250 per person and includes lunch at 11:30 a.m., golf carts, refreshments on the course and an awards reception immediately after play. Steward Health Care System is the event sponsor and WFMJ TV-21 is the media sponsor, with additional support from gold sponsors Aligned Products for Building LLC, A. P. O'Horo Co., Extrudex Aluminum, General Extrusions Inc., MVI HomeCare and Spectrum Metal Finishing Inc. For sponsorship or to register, call Kelly Sobotka at 330-318-4467 or kelly.sobotka@heart.org.

TRIPS AND TOURS

Lake Milton American Legion 737 Auxiliary will host a fundraiser casino bus trip to the Rivers Casino in Pittsburgh on June 7. Cost is $30 per person; players will receive $20 in freeplay and $5 food voucher from the casino. The bus will board at 9 a.m. at the Lake Milton American Legion 737 Hall, 16465 Milton Ave., and will return approximately 5:30 p.m.

Ohio Living Senior Center will sponsor a trip to Thistledown Racino June 6. Fab-u-les$ Tours will arrive at 9 a.m. at Youngstown Skate, 7080 Tiffany Blvd., Boardman, (please use side parking lot only, do not park in front), to meet all those who are not members of the senior center. Upon arrival at Thistledown all will be presented with a $25 free slot play incentive plus a gift bag. The bus will depart for home at 4 p.m.

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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