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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 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.


Hubbard Historical Society will sponsor its Old Fashioned Bingo on Wednesday at the Hubbard VFW Post 3767, 710 West Liberty St. Doors open at 5 p.m., and the first game starts at 6. Free coffee will be provided, and pizza and snacks will be available. Participants are asked to use the lower level parking lot.


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.


Christ Our Savior Church will host the 45 Annual St. Nicholas Church Festival that will take place from 6 to 10 p.m. Wednesday and from 6 to 11 p.m. Thursday through Saturday. Children’s Night is Wednesday with Joko the clown; gambling night at the great hall is Thursday. Music featured will be, Del Sinchak Polka Band, Highland Rose and Haymaker each evening and there will be basket and Father’s Day raffles. All bands are sponsored by the Knights of Columbus Council 4471. For information, visit www.cosparish.org.

Columbiana Wine Fest set for July 20 and 21 from 4 p.m. 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 or $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 (in the chamber building), 333 North Main St. 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, including Barrel Run Crossing Winery and Vineyard, Diletto Winery, L’uva Bella Winery & Bistro, Mastropietro Winery, Myrddin Wine Company and The Vineyards at Pine Lake. Wine Fest raises awareness and funds in support of the Columbiana Area Tourism Bureau, a nonprofit organization dedicated to the preservation of Columbiana’s unique heritage and sustainable tourism designed to contribute to the area’s economic growth. 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 PPC Parish Life Committee and PPC youth programs.

Simply Slavic will host its 8th annual Simply Slavic festival from 7 to 10 p.m. Friday for “Party on the Plaza- Slavic-style” and from noon to midnight Saturday 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 Centre. Admission is $4, and children 12 and under will be admitted free. For information, call 330-509-9874 or visit www.simplyslavic.org for the Simply Slavic Heritage Festival. Proceeds benefit the Simply Slavic Festival Scholarship Fund.

Winona Area Historical Society will host its 7th Annual Winona Strawberry Festival from 11:30 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. June 24 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.


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 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 following the scramble, 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.

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


Greater Liberty Baptist Church, 66 Tenth St., Campbell, will host a garage sale from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Saturday. To rent a table, call 330-314-2764.

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 includes 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. June 23 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 usually meets the second Tuesday of each month 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 parties will include shopping, food, entertainment and special events. The chamber is seeking performing artists to provide entertainment as well as vendors and direct sales representatives. For information or to schedule a spot, call 330-482-3822.

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 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 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.

Northeast Ohio FIRST (For Inspiration and Recognition of Science and Technology) Robotics Alliance and the National Packard Museum will host its annual FIRST Robotics Day from noon to 4 p.m. Saturday at the National Packard Museum, 1899 Mahoning Ave., Warren. Robotics teams from Warren G. Harding and Champion High Schools, McGuffey K-8, and other local schools will be on hand to demonstrate their robots and answer questions. Robots of all shapes and sizes will be on display, and food will be available for purchase. Admission to the museum’s Legacy Gallery is free for those attending. Participants also can check out the robots displayed in museum’s permanent exhibit that highlight Aptiv’s long-time support of FIRST robotics. For information on FIRST, visit www.firstinspires.org. For information on the event, call Travis Hoffman at 330-219-7848, or email contact@neofra.com.

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 green 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. Non-golfers may attend for $25 per person. Proceeds benefit St. Brendan Church.

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 on 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 many facets of this 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., July 21. Cost is $70 per person, which includes round-trip deluxe motor coach transportation and admission. The bus will depart at 7 a.m. from Liberty Walmart on Belmont Avenue, and return at 8:30 p.m. Space is limited; advance reservations 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 June 19 and 20. 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 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.

First Congregational Church of Wayne will sponsor a bus trip to the Sight and Sound Theater in Lancaster, Pa., on July 31 and Aug. 1 to see “Jesus.” Included is a performance at the Dutch Apple Dinner Theater to see “The Wizard of Oz.” Bus trip, overnight accommodations and three meals included. Cost is $299 per person, per double. A deposit of $99 is due by Friday, first-come, first-served. Full payment is due by July 1. Make checks payable to The First Congregational Church of Wayne and mail to Logan Coleman, P.O. Box 114, Williamsfield, OH. Include name, address and phone number. Call 330-397-9189 for information.

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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