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AUCTION

Struthers Rotary will host its annual duck race and basket auction Aug. 17 at Yellow Creek Park. Ducks will race at noon, and baskets will be drawn after the race. There will be music, food and a $1,000 prize for winning ducks. For information, call Denise Loboy at 330-757-3371 or Darla Donahue at 330-550-5383.

BINGO

Hubbard Historical Society will sponsor “Old Fashioned Bingo” at 6 p.m. Thursday at the Hubbard VFW Post 3767, 710 W. Liberty St., in the activity room. Doors will open at 5 p.m. Free coffee will be provided, and pizza and snacks will be available for purchase. The first 50 players will receive a free slice of pizza. All attendees are asked to use the lower level parking lot.

DANCES

Every Dog Matters Rescue will host a benefit Dance Party, “Dancin’ For Dogs,” and basket raffle, on Thursday at Rolling Mills Bar & Grill, 1025 S. State Street, Girard. The basket raffle begins at 5:30 p.m., and dancing will take place from 7 to 9:30 p.m. to the music of DJ Stephen Barba. Cost is $5. Proceeds support the rescue.

FESTIVALS

Archangel Michael Greek Orthodox Church, 401 Twelfth St., Campbell, will host its Greek Food and Wine Festival from noon to 10 p.m. Aug. 28 through Sept. 2. Admission is free, and there will be Greek foods and pastries, Greek music and folk dancers, indoor and outdoor dining, games, CDs, guided tours of the church and more. For information, visit archangelmichael.oh.goarch.org.

Columbiana Area Tourism Bureau will host the 2019 Columbiana Wine Festival from 4 to 9 p.m. July 19 and from 2 to 9 p.m. July 20 in the Town Center at Firestone Farms, 101 Town Center Ave. The $1 each water and pop sales will benefit the Community Hospice. The event will feature live entertainment, food, artisans, vendors and wine selections from Barrel Run Crossing Winery & Vineyard, Luva Bella Winery, Mastropietro Winery, The Vineyards at Pine Lake and more. Advance admission tickets are $25 per person, $30 at the gate and include 10 tasting tickets, a souvenir wine glass and festival program. Participants must be 21 or older. Tickets can be purchased at the Columbiana Area Tourism Bureau, Columbiana Chamber Office and online at bit.ly/2019WineFest. For information about the festival or CATB, call 330-482-2282 or visit www.TourColumbianaOhio.com.

Poland Presbyterian Church, 2 Poland Manor, will host its Strawberry Festival from 5 to 8:30 p.m. June 28. The event will feature strawberries, ice cream, shortcake, hot dogs, sausage sandwiches, snacks and beverages. There will be a 50-50 drawing and summer basket raffle. Winners need not be present. A graveyard tour will be offered at 6 p.m. Proceeds benefit the PPC Parish Life Committee and PPC youth programs. This event will take place rain or shine.

St. Jude and Our Lady of Lourdes Parish Festivals, 180 7th St., Columbiana, will take place June 20-23. Hours are 5 to 10 p.m. June 20 to 22 and 3 to 10 p.m. June 23. June 20 will be Veterans Night. Several bands will be featured throughout the event. Bingo will take place from 6 to 9 p.m. June 21 to 23. There will be homemade food, rides, raffles, games, crafts, beer and wine. A grand prize drawing for $5,000 will take place the final evening. Free admission. More Information can be found at www.ololstj.org.

St. Nicholas Greek Orthodox Church, 220 N. Walnut St., Youngstown, will host its 35th annual Summer Fest from 11 a.m. to 7 p.m. July 11; 11 a.m. to 10 p.m. July 12 and 13; and from noon to 6 p.m. July 14. There will be Greek food and pastries, musical entertainment July 12 and 13 and a DJ July 14.

Winona Area Historical Society will host its eighth annual Strawberry Festival and celebrate the town’s 150th anniversary at 11:30 a.m. June 23 at the corner of Winona Road and Cameron Street. There will be flax scutching demonstrations, displays of quilts from past festivals, historical displays and more. Kiko Auctions will begin an auction at 2 p.m. and will include items donated by local businesses, a quilt with the depiction of the 1838 meeting house and museum and other items. Food also will be available for purchase. Proceeds benefit the WAHS museum and building projects.

FUNDRAISERS

Boardman Booster Club will host its 36th annual golf scramble Monday at Tippecanoe Country Club, 5870 Tippecanoe Road, Canfield. Registration and lunch will take place at noon with a shotgun start at 1 p.m. and dinner at 6:30. Cost is $500 for a team of four ($125 per golfer) or $25 per person for dinner only. For information, visit www.boardmanboosters.org or call Barb Carlon at 330-718-3890. Make checks payable to Boardman Booster Club and mail to Carlon at 7388 Eagle Trace, Boardman, OH 44512.

New Bethel Baptist Church’s Trustee Ministry’s Special Project Committee will host its 15th annual golf scramble at 2 p.m. June 29 at Pine Lake Golf Course, 6233 W. Liberty St., Hubbard. Registration will take place from 1 to 2 p.m., there will be four-person teams and prizes for first-, second- and third-place in each division. Cost is $70 per person and includes lunch and dinner, 18 holes with cart, and contest entries. Tee times are from 2 to 4:15. For information, call 330-559-4501; 330-743-5921; or email to brendasj59@hotmail.com. Mail completed forms and payment to NBBC Trustee Ministry, 1507 Hillman St., Youngstown, OH 44507.

Roll 2 Recovery will take place at 8:30 a.m. June 24. Kyle Kolat, of Champion, an 11-year-old who is a national champion speed skater, will skate from northern Bristol Township, follow 17.6 miles of Mahoning Avenue and finish at Kent State University Trumbull. He will skate to raise funds for Adult and Teen Challenge, a Christian-based drug and alcohol addiction rehabilitation treatment center for teens and adults. The center provides short- and long-term care programs. For information, call Bernard Kolat at 330-883-6326 or email kolbrn6@aol.com. To donate, visit Kyle’s go fund me page at gf.me/u/sps6if.

Sunshine Benefit Outing will sponsor its 14th annual event July 20 at Lakeside Golf Course, 2404 SE River Road, Lake Milton. Proceeds from this event will be donated to Kimberly L. Armstrong of Boardman, a mother of two who is battling stage 4 breast cancer. Armstrong is employed in the lab department at St. Elizabeth Health Center. The outing is a three-person scramble that includes a continental breakfast with lunch at the turn. A steak fry will follow at Magilla’s Sports Bar, 225 Four Mile Run Road, Austintown. The dinner includes the awarding of prizes for hole events, a 50-50 raffle and raffle prizes. Cost is $225 per team, which includes food and cocktails. The dinner for those who don’t golf is $30 per person or $50 per couple. The cost of sponsoring a hole is $100 and $50 for a program ad. The committee also is accepting gifts for a basket auction, monetary donations and gifts. Those wanting to participate in any way can do so at Magilla’s or by contacting Jim Krokoski at 330-507-3734, Mark Kellerman at 330-397-7652 or Johnny Mashiska at 330-519-6753.

Voices of The Trumbull Pound Dogs will host an auction and basket raffle from 5 to 8 p.m. Thursday at Hartford Hill Winery, 3864 Bushnell Campbell Road, Fowler. Voices of the Trumbull Pound Dogs is a nonprofit 501(c)(3) organization with a mission to help socialize, advocate, network, and raise funds for dogs in need. Food, wine, slushes and shopping with vendors will be offered in addition to the raffle. The raffle will include jewelry, household and personal items, luggage, pet items, small appliances and more. Proceeds from the raffle will go toward improvements of the outside kennels and to build a meet and greet shed. For information or to donate, call 330-507-2584.

West Side Cats will host its eighth annual Poker Run on July 21 at Master’s Bar & Grill, 1675 Trumbull Ave., Girard. There also will be a basket auction and 50-50 raffle. A buffet will be available at a cost of $10 for non-bikers. The buffet and auction will take place from 1 to 5 p.m. Registration for motorcycles begins at 11 a.m., with first bikes out at noon. Cost is $15 per bike, $5 per passenger and includes buffet. A $100 Visa gift card will be awarded to the best hand. Proceeds will assist with veterinary expenses. For information, visit on Facebook; at www.westsidecats.org; or call 330-792-4228.

OPEN HOUSES

Riverside Railroad Club will host an open house from 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. Saturday at YWCA Warren, 375 N. Park Ave. G-scale trains will be on display in the basement. An elevator will be available. Donation is $3 and free for children age 12 and younger.

SALES

Bessemer Borough will host its second annual town-wide yard sale at 8 a.m. June 22 sponsored by the F.D. Campbell Friends of the Library. Food will be available for purchase. Look for signs with a red star for streets and areas with sales.

Boardman South Point Run Neighborhood Garage Sale – Fairfield, Mayfield, Greenfield will take place from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. June 21 and 22. Call 330-758-2094 with questions.

Gethsemane Lutheran Church, 1110 N. Salem-Warren Road, North Jackson, will participate in the community-wide yard sale that will take place Aug. 2 and 3. Vendors are needed, and spaces are available for $20 (approximately 10- by 12-feet). Bring your own table. For information, call Joyce at 330-538-2139 or Steve at 330-696-8911. Leave a message if there is no answer.

Helping Hands Closet at Western Reserve United Methodist Church, 4580 Canfield Road, has nearly new clothes for the entire family. June specials for the family include buy one and get one free jeans, slacks, shorts, tops or shirts. There is a large infant through teen department. Store hours are 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. each Tuesday.

Simon Road Church of God, 4750 Simon Road, Boardman, will host a 25-cent sale from 9 to 12:30 p.m. Saturday. There will be furniture and miscellaneous items.

SHOWS

Nighthawks RC Club will host its RC model show from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. Friday and Saturday and a helicopter show from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. June 22 and 23 at 9551 Gibson Road, North Jackson. Both events are free and will include RC warbirds, helicopters, jets and 3D helicopters. There also will be food and beverages available. For information, email nighthawksrc@gmail.com.

United Quilt Guild will host a show from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. July 19 and 20, and from 1 to 5 p.m. July 21 at First Friends Church, 1028 Jennings Ave., Salem. Proceeds will benefit the Willow Grove Playground, an all-inclusive facility in Canfield. Cost is $6 or $10 for a three-day pass. There will be awards, lectures, vendors, quilt raffle, raffle baskets, refreshments and demonstrations.

SPECIAL EVENTS

Celebrate Poland will take place June 28 and 29 at Poland Village Hall on South Main Street. The event will include the Poland Idol singing competition, an arts and crafts show, Guns & Hoses softball game (police officers vs. firefighters), Chalk the Walks, bounce houses, family games and activities, book sale, DJ and more. For information, visit Facebook. Arts and crafts, small business and nonprofit organizations needed for Celebrate Poland annual festival that will take place from 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. June 29. Cost is $30 for an outdoor space. For more information and to sign up call Barbara Banks 330-757-4584.

Lake Milton Women’s League will sponsor Arts & Crafts at the Beach from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Aug. 10 at Lake Milton State Park, 2323 Grandview Ave. There will be vendors selling homemade crafts, foods, art and direct sale products. For information, visit Lake Milton Arts & Crafts at the Beach Facebook page. For questions, call Lynn at 330-717-1226.

Girard Aerie Eagles 2172 will host its annual picnic at 1 p.m. Aug. 10 at Chestnut Ridge Park & Campgrounds, 6486 Chestnut Ridge Road, Hubbard. Participants are asked to take a covered dish. The club will provide hot dogs, hamburgers, cheeseburgers and soft drinks.

Hungarian Cultural Center of Northeast Ohio will host a National Reunion Picnic from noon to 6 p.m. June 23 at the center, 12027 Abbot Road, Hiram. Admission is $6 at the gate, and will take place rain or shine. No coolers or pets allowed. For information, visit the Facebook page BuckeyeRdReunion or call Chuck St. John, 440-232-1155; Mark Zamiska, 216-381-2685; or Nick Repie, 440-376-4999.

Mission Night Market will take place from 6 to 10 p.m. Friday at Huntington Place Plaza, 1393 Boardman-Canfield Road. Food, drinks and live entertainment will be available. Proceeds benefit the Rescue Mission of Mahoning Valley. The Market will take place the second Friday of each month through Oct. 11. The event provides opportunities for local producers to share healthy foods, new businesses to be revealed, musicians to reach other audiences, community groups to share programs and for the community to gather together. All ages are welcome.

Ozer Ministries will host its fourth annual Artisans Against Domestic Violence Art Exhibit from 4:30 to 8:30 p.m. June 28 at Whispering Pines Castle, operated by Alchemy Acres Animal Sanctuary. For information, call Ozer Ministries at 330-426-2147 or email artisansagainstdv@yahoo.com.

Pink Ribbon Golf Classic will take place July 15 at Avalon Lakes Golf and Country Club. Cost is $110 per golfer. Proceeds benefit the American Cancer Society. The event will be an 18-hole scramble with lunch and a basket auction and raffle. Registration and continental breakfast begin at 8 a.m., with a shotgun start at 9. For information, call Donna Mowrey at 330-207-9630 or Nancy Felton at 330-533-2712.

St. Patrick Church, 1420 Oak Hill Ave., Youngstown, will host “A Taste of St. Patrick’s” from 11:30 a.m. to 2 p.m. June 23 in the social hall. Delicacies prepared by local and renowned cooks will be showcased. Guests will have the opportunity to vote for the best food. Tickets for the event are $20 per person, $30 per couple, and a family discount for two adults and two children, $30. Tickets for additional family members are $2 for children under 12 and $10 for ages 12 and up. Only 150 tickets will be sold. Admission includes tasting tickets, beverage and bread. The event will also include a basket raffle and a 50-50 raffle. Children up to age 12 will have the opportunity to enjoy the Kids Corner with their own food and a variety of activities at the Needle’s Eye across the street from the church. Parents can take children to the Needle’s Eye before they go to the social hall. Four mothers will be supervising the children as they participate in several activities, including a scavenger hunt. For information, contact 330-743-1109 or Marcy Fessler at marcy-stpatricks@neo.rr.com.

Struthers City School District will host its annual Senior Citizen Picnic from 4 to 6 p.m. Wednesday at Mauthe Park, 156 Smithfield St., Struthers. The menu will include hamburgers, hot dogs and other picnic selections. The Struthers Board of Education is sponsoring the event. For information or to make a reservation, contact 330-750-1061, ext. 41215. In case of rain, the picnic will take place in the Struthers High School cafeteria, 111 Euclid Ave.

Trumbull County Historical Society and the Trumbull County Tourism Bureau will host a Cultural Heritage Tourism Grant Workshop at 10 a.m. June 28 at The Kinsman House, 303 Mahoning Ave. The workshop is provided by Ohio Humanities! The program officer, Rob Colby, will speak about how to craft a successful grant application to bring tourism to the region. Registration is free but required. To register, visit www.eventbrite.com/e/cultural-heritage-tourism-grants-workshop-ohio-humanities-tickets-61596697380.

Youngstown Lions Club will host its 58th annual Turtle Derby at 6:30 p.m. Monday during the Cruising on the River Car Show that will take place on East Water Street in Lowellville. There will be food, games for kids, a basket raffle and the turtle derby. For information, visit ytownmetz@gmail.com.

trips

Gednetz-Ruzek-Brown Funeral Home will sponsor a bus trip to Pittsburgh from 9:30 a.m. to 11 p.m. July 27. Cost is $95 per person and includes light breakfast before departure, bus trip, $10 free play at Rivers Casino, lunch at the Grandview Buffet, a self-guided tour of the Heinz Museum and a dinner cruise on the Gateway Clipper. The funeral home also will sponsor a Family Day at Kennywood Park from 8:30 a.m. to 9 p.m. Aug. 9. Cost is $65 per person and includes a light breakfast before departure, bus trip, entrance to the park, a private pavilion all-day at the park and a nacho bar for lunch and dinner. Anyone younger than 18 must be accompanied by an adult. To make reservations, call 330-938-2526 or email to sbarnhouse@outlook.com.

Poland Historical Society will sponsor a bus trip to Pittsburgh on Sept. 18. The bus will leave at 8:30 a.m. from Poland United Methodist Church, 1940 Boardman-Poland Road, and will leave Pittsburgh at 5 p.m. for the return trip. The itinerary includes the Phipps Conservatory and Botanical Garden, lunch at Schenley Park Cafe, a tour of the Frick Art & Historical Center and the Clayton Mansion. Cost is $115 and registration must be made by Aug. 12. Early registration is recommended. Forms are available through the society or can be emailed. Make check payable to the Poland Historical Society and mail to P.O. Box 5052, Poland, OH 44514. Include your name, address, phone number and email address. For information, call Larry Bartos at 330-757-4223. Send requests for registration forms to phs@polandtownship.com.

Ohio Living Senior Independence Senior Center, 1110 Fifth Ave., Youngstown, will host a trip to Cape Cod from Oct. 21 through 26. Cost is $570 and includes five nights in Cape Cod, transportation, five breakfasts and three dinners, guided tour of Hyannis, admission to the JFK Museum, ferry ride to Martha’s Vineyard, Provincetown, Chatham, Plymouth, Mass. and more. The bus will depart at 8 a.m. Oct. 21. Registration must be made and requires a $75 deposit by June 21. For information and to register, call Mona Mangiarelli at 330-744-5071. Prices reflect member-only cost. Call for nonmember prices. Final payment is due Aug. 14.

Sutliff Museum will host a one-day bus trip July 17 to Bedford to visit the Hezekiah Dunham House, the 1874 town hall, the Wheeling and Lake Erie Railroad Depot and an 1892 Gothic revival Baptist church. Lunch will be provided. The group will leave Walmart at 8:30 a.m. and return by 4 p.m. Cost is $65 per person and includes lunch, transportation, admissions, snacks, guides and insurance. For information or to register, visit www.sutliffmuseum.org or call 330-395-6575.

Trumbull County Travel Club will sponsor a trip to Rapid City, S.D., in September. June day trips also are on the agenda, and seats are available. For information, call Peggy at 330-856-5398.

A calendar of activities to which the public is invited is published each Tuesday. Please submit information to the Society Department by noon Friday.

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