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FOOD GIVEAWAY: The Eastside Crimewatch will host a food giveaway 10 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. Saturday at the old fire station, corner of Oak and Fruit streets. Those needing items are asked to bring identification.

NORTHSIDE POOL: The Northside Pool, 2201 Belmont Ave., Youngstown, will be open to the public 1 to 8 p.m. daily unless otherwise specified. For information, call the park and recreation department at 330-742-8711 or on facebook at www.facebook.com/City of Youngstown Park and Recreation for upcoming events, activities and notifications.

CAR SHOW: The Mahoning Valley Olde Car Club will host its 42nd annual antique, classic and special interest car show 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Sunday at Boardman Park. The event will be held rain or shine. This year’s beneficiary is Joey Gaskell, who was born in 2017 and at 18 months was diagnosed with pre b-cell acute lymphoblatisc leukemia.

JCC CAMP: The Jewish Community Center in Youngstown is offering speciality camps. Each run for one week. The next camp is “Brush to Canvas” with the Paul and Yetta Gluck School of Visual Arts, which will be Monday through Aug. 6. Campers will paint their way through the week using five different kinds of paint. The camp is for children in grades fifth through eighth. For information, call 330-746-3251.

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MCJAS SHOE DRIVE: The Multi-County Juvenile Attention System Employee Recognition Committee is conducting a shoe drive through Saturday to raise money for the recognition of employees. Funfs2Orgs will issue a check based on the total weight of the pairs of gently worn, used and new shoes collected.

Donate shoes by calling Carla DeOrio at 330-484-6471, Ext. 2818; Charles Collier, 330-422-9809; or Susan Fiddler, 330-204-4833; or send email to cadeorio@mcjas.org. Pickup is available.

JCC ART WORKSHOPS: The Paul and Yetta Gluck School of Visual Arts at the Jewish Community Center of Youngstown is offering a series of monthly art workshops at the JCC, 505 Gypsy Lane.

¯Crochet Class will be from 4 to 5:30 p.m. Aug. 18. Participants will learn how to crochet table coasters. The cost is $20 for members and $25 for nonmembers. Visit jccyoungstown.org/visualarts to register.

Jewish Community Center of Youngstown offers social, cultural, educational, and recreational programs in a Jewish environment. Everyone is welcome. JCC is an agency of the Youngstown Area Jewish Federation. For more information visit jccyoungstown.org.

JCC BREAKFAST CLUB: Jewish Community Center of Youngstown will hold a basketball “breakfast club” for youth ages 8 to 17 on Tuesdays and Thursdays from July 20 through Aug. 12 at LYRIC, 317 Churchill Hubbard Road.

The focus will be on improving overall basketball fundamentals and sharpening skills on the court.

Children ages 8 to 12 will meet from 9:30 to 10:30 a.m. and children ages 13 to 17 will meet from 10:30 to 11:30 a.m. The cost is $30 for JCC members and $40 for nonmembers. Visit jccyoungstown.org to register and to find additional information.

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GARDEN CLOSING: Fellows Riverside Gardens in Mill Creek MetroParks will be closed to the public beginning 3 p.m. Friday for the annual Summer Garden Party fundraiser. This event is hosted by the Friends of Fellows Riverside Gardens. The gardens will reopen to the public on Saturday. For information, call 330-740-7116.

BAND PARENTS: The mandatory band parent meeting for Austintown Fitch High School band is 7 p.m. Tuesday at the middle school auditorium. The meeting is to go over this year’s band trip to Winchester, Va., where the band will march in the Apple Blossom Parade.

MUSEUM OPEN HOUSE: The Barnhisel House, 1011 N. State St., Girard, will host an open house 1 to 4 p.m. today. There will be guided tours of the home’s 10 rooms, herb gardens and property.

PET FOOD DRIVE: A pet food drive, sponsored by the We Speak 4 Those That Can’t, will help families who have been let go from their jobs or have had hours at work cut due to the pandemic. Those needing help or wanting to donate can call Beverly at 330-545-6296.

FABRIC FRENZY: The Mahoning County OSU Extension Office will host a 4-H Fabric Frenzy 2 to 7 p.m. Wednesday at the extension office, 490 S. Broad St., Canfield. Sewing donations will be accepted 8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Monday and Tuessday. Call 330-533-5538. Items will be given to 4-H members that are interested in using them for sewing projects. Items will be given out on a first-come, first-served basis for a donation.

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OPEN HOUSE HEALTH FAIR: On Demand in Austintown will be hosting an open-house style health and resource fair 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Tuesday at 5760 Patriot Blvd., Austintown.

On Demand is the parent company of On Demand Counseling, On Demand Occupational Medicine, On Demand Immediate Care and On Demand Staffing Services. Representatives from each of the businesses will be available for free consults and information tables.

The health and resource fair will include free blood pressure and glucose checks, food and snacks, medical provider meet and greets, giveaways and more. For more information, contact Lexi Marco, public relations specialist, On Demand, at 330-540-2112.

O’MANSKY SPEAKS TO HISTORICAL SOCIETY: The Struthers Historical Society has invited Youngstown State University Professor Matt O’Mansky to speak about the archeological dig that YSU students are doing at the John Struthers Farm in Coitsville. The public and members are invited at 1 p.m. Aug. 1 at the museum, 50 Terrace St.

CHRISTMAS IN JULY: Western Reserve United Methodist Church, 4580 Canfield Road, Canfield, is hosting a Christmas in July Sale, 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Thursday and Friday and 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. July 31 at the church. The sale includes Christmas trees, lights, ornaments and decorations, collectibles, dinnerware, children’s books, CDs and more. Proceeds will benefit missions and children’s ministries at the church.

LIBERTY 1975: The 1975 Class of Liberty High School will have its 46th Nonannual Reunion on Sept. 4 at the MetroPlex event center in Girard. The Saturday night event begins at 6 p.m. and tickets are $60 each payable by check or $65 on EventBrite at: www.eventbrite.com/e/46th-year-reunion-liberty-high-school-class-of-1975-tickets-156122960979.

A weekend of events, including a Friday night meet up at the Funny Farm Comedy Club, Sunday Bagels ‘n Brunch at Kravitz Deli, and a Monday field trip to the Cleveland Indians game are all being planned.

For more information, visit the group’s Facebook page at www.facebook.com/groups/626880744056838 or email liberty1975


TRUNK AND TREASURE SALE: The St. Christine youth Celebrate Team is having a Trunk to Treasure Sale 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. Aug. 7 in the church parking lot, 3165 S. Schenley Ave., Youngstown. Proceeds will benefit St. Christine’s Celebrate Team and also The Small Heroes Foundation: Raising awareness and funds to help find a cure for Duchenne Muscular Dystrophy. Trunk sale spots are $10 each — rain or shine — and refunds will not be given for any reason. Reservations are due by Aug. 1. Make checks payable to St. Christine and mail them along with your name, phone and address to: Trunk Sale, 3502 Stratmore Ave., Youngstown, OH 44511. Call Kathy at 330-783-1530 with any questions or to make a donation.

JAMV GOLF CLASSIC: Junior Achievement of Mahoning Valley (JAMV) is gearing up to host its first charity golf classic on Aug. 9 at The Lake Club in Poland. The outing is presented by The Muransky Companies.

Registration for the event starts at 10 a.m., where participants will have full access to the driving range, chipping area and putting green prior to the 11 a.m. shotgun start. Golfers will compete in a four-person scramble and be eligible to win numerous prizes during the event. Lunch will be served by local food and novelty trucks throughout the course. Immediately following golf, the event will be capped off by music and a lakefront dinner buffet served by the staff at The Lake Club.

Only a few foursome entries remain. To register your team and learn about various sponsorship opportunities, visit: https://mahoningvalley.ja.org/events/swing-fore-ja-golf-classic.

QUILTERS SHOP TOUR: More than 800 quilters and sewing enthusiasts are expected to travel to quilting stores throughout northeast Ohio during the 10th annual Charming Quilt Shop Tour next month.

The tour runs Aug. 5 through 14 at 12 different quilting stores: Anna Louisa’s Needle Arts in Navarre, Bernina & Sew Much More in Boardman, Craft Cupboard in Middlefield, Fabric Obsession in Medina, Mara’s Fabric & Gifts in Eastlake, Polka Dot Pincushion in Richfield, Pomegranate Place in Hartville, Quilted Thimble in Chesterland, Quilter’s Fancy in Cortland, Quilting Block in Rock Creek, Sew Deja Vu in Stow and Tiny Stitches Quilt Shop in Middlefield.

The Hop raises money for local charities. Shoppers visiting all 12 stores can become eligible for many prize giveaways.

In addition, each shop is donating two $25 gift certificates and two gift baskets filled with sewing notions, tools, books, fabrics and patterns.

The theme of the Hop is Christmas Charms. Each store will give away two free patterns. Shoppers can collect 24 different Christmas patterns by visiting each store.

Each shop designs a quilt or quilt related item like placemats, table runners, purses or wall hangings for the shop hop. On the first day of the tour, each shop unveils their special project at their store.

To register for the Charming Shop Hop Tour and receive a passport, tote bag and free brochure describing all the details of the tour, visit any participating quilt shop. For more information, visit “a charming quilt shop tour” on Facebook or call Quilter’s Fancy at 330-637-3106.

All 12 shops will keep the same hours of 10 a.m. to 7 p.m. Thursdays, 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Mondays, Tuesdays, Wednesdays and Fridays, 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Aug 7 and 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Aug 14. The tour is closed on Sundays.

HUBBARD FESTIVAL: Hubbard St. Patrick Church, 225 N. Main St., Hubbard, will have its 63rd annual festival this year Aug. 5-8. There will be homemade food, rides, live entertainment and the grand raffle of a 2021 Chevrolet Trailblazer LT or $20,000. Raffle tickets can ne bought online at saintpats

festival.com. Entertainment this year includes RDNA, Hern Brothers, Chris Higbee Band, County Mayo Irish Band and Old Skool. All CDC health guidelines will be followed. For more information, call 330-534-1928.

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DRIVE-THRU PANTRY: The Alpha and Omega First Baptist Church, 3120 Winton Ave., Youngstown, will host a drive-thru feeding pantry starting 9 a.m. Tuesday. Items will be placed in vehicles on a first-come, first-served basis until all food is given away. The church is served by Second Harvest Food Bank of the Mahoning Valley.

FOOD GIVEAWAY: Mount Vernon Baptist Church, 2944 Wardle Ave., Youngstown, will host a drive-thru food giveaway 10 a.m. to noon Saturday. Those needing food are asked to bring identification,

CRAFT DAY: McDonald will host a craft day every Friday at noon at the park pavilion. The craft day will continue through Aug. 6.


• Glimmer of Hope — 8:30 p.m., Fellowship Hall, 2555 Rush Blvd., Youngstown.

• Gamblers Anonymous — closed meeting, 7:30 p.m., Westminster Church, 119 Stadium Drive, Boardman. 330-505-5060.

• Kiwanis Club of Youngstown — noon, Central YMCA, 17 Champion St.

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YO SPOTLIGHT: The Youngstown Parks and Recreation Department is presenting The Yo Spotlight noon to 1:30 p.m. every Wednesday at the Spring Commons Park, 534 Mahoning Ave., Youngstown. Those attending can bring a lunch and lawn chair. There will be 90 minutes of outdoor entertainment by area performers of music, spoken word, dance and visual arts. Admission is free. Call 330-742-8711.

FOOD PANTRY: Immaculate Heart of Mary Parish, 4500 Norquest Blvd., Austintown, will host a food pantry 2 to 5 p.m. Friday. The food distribution is for anyone needing assistance. The pantry is offered once per month. Volunteers are needed to help with the distribution.

The parish also will hold an American Red Cross blood drive from 1 to 6 p.m. July 28. To schedule an appointment, call 1-800-RED-CROSS or log on to RedCrossblood.org and enter sponsor keyword ImmaculateHeart.

LAKE MILTON SERIES: The Lake Milton Historical Society will present the second part of a series on how Lake Milton became Ohio’s 72nd state park, at 7 p.m. Thursday at Lake Milton Fire Hall. Attorneys Rick Mastriana and Joe Gardner will be the guest speakers. Both were involved with the development of the NE shore and state acquisition.

PONY RIDES: The Girard Free Library, Prospect Street, will hold pony rides 10 a.m. to noon Friday outside the library. The event is free to children. Rain date is July 26. The “Tails for Tales” summer reading program is for preschoolers to age 12.

JCC PRESENTS SERIES: As part of its Newman Levy lecture series, the Jewish Community Center of Youngstown will present “Laughin’ Thru the Night” with Rabbi Dan Roberts at 6:30 p.m. July 27 at the JCC, 505 Gypsy Lane.

The comedy event is for all ages. Rabbi Roberts was twice voted Cleveland’s Funniest Rabbi and was the opening act for “I Am Sarge-Comedian, Actor, Performer” in his appearance in Cleveland. He has performed as a stand-up comic at various independent and assisted living venues in the Denver area. He is a confirmand of Congregation Rodef Sholom and is rabbi emeritus of Temple Emanu El in Cleveland where he served for over 35 years.

The event is free, but registration is required by Friday at jccyoungstown.org.

Newman Levy was a fan of sports and Jewish culture. The Newman Levy Series introduces participants to Jewish-related sports and culture programs.

For information visit



• Write to Recover — 10 a.m., Meridian Place, 1184 N. Meridian Road, Youngstown.

• Outspokin’ Wheelmen Bicycle Club — bicycle rides daily. Check out out spokinwheelmen.com for information.

• Gamblers Anonymous — 7:30 p.m., Christ Presbyterian Church, 3425 Hopkins Road, Youngstown.

• Freedom Area Service of Narcotics Anonymous — 7:30 p.m., 280 Millcreek Drive, Boardman.

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SUMMER GARDEN PARTY: The Friends of Fellows Riverside Gardens will host a garden party 6 to 10 p.m. July 30. The event includes refreshments prepared by Inspired Catering by Kravitz and musical entertainment.

Guests planning to attend can RSVP at www.friendsoffellows.org or by visiting the shop in the Gardens at Fellows Riverside Gardens.

TOY GIVEAWAY: Eastside Crimewatch will host a food, clothing and toy giveaway 10:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. Saturday at the city’s Eastside old fire station, corner of Oak and Fruit streets. Participants should bring identification.

SCHOOL SUPPLY DISTRIBUTION: The Emmanuel Community Care Center in Girard will hold a school supply distribution for the 2021-22 school year. The center will distribute school supplies to children in grades kindergarten to 12th grade whose families are registered at the center.

Families needing supplies can call 330-545-4301 through Aug. 6. There will be no designated day for pickup. Families will be notified by phone when the school supplies are ready and then can come and get them.

The center is accepting school supply donations by calling the center.

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ARTS IN MORNING: Two favorite “Arts in the Early Morning” programs will begin this month at the Butler Institute of American Art. Stroller Art is 10 to 11 a.m. on the first Thursday of each month. This is for children up to 24 months with a parent or caregiver. It includes an interactive gallery tour and an art activity. Young Friends Adventure is 10 to 11 a.m. the second Thursday of each month. This is for children 2 to 5 years with a parent or caregiver. For information, call Joyce at 330-743-1107 ext. 1101.

SPAY AND NEUTER CLINIC: Alleycat Spay and Neuter Clinic is hosting its second and third anniversary event 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. Sunday at Calcutta Square, 5549 state Route 170, Unit 10, East Liverpool. There will be vendors, a basket raffle, contests and more. There also will be a free rabies clinic for veterans at this event, between noon and 2 p.m. for both dogs and cats. For information, call 330-892-8985.


• TOPS 1237, Austintown — (Take Off Pounds Sensibly), meets 5:15 p.m., Venture Church of the CMA, 250 Idaho Road. Weigh-in: 4:45 p.m. Guests are welcome. Call 330-758-4923.

• TOPS 1497, Youngstown — (Take Off Pounds Sensibly), 9:30 a.m., St. Maron Church, 1555 S. Meridian Road, Youngstown. The first meeting is free and guests are welcome. Call 330-974-8450.

• Round Table Woodcarvers — 9 a.m. at the Ohio Living Senior Center, 1110 Fifth Ave., Youngstown. For information, call 330-792-4355.

• Boardman Lions Club. New members welcome. Visit boardmanlions.com or Facebook.

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PLUS LIBRARIES COLLABORATION: Professional Appraiser Mike Ivankovich will present the Zoom program, “Your Children Don’t Want It. What Can You Do?” at 6 p.m. today. He will share 15 tips and strategies designed to help people deal with their belongings and to make money when selling it.

This free program is a PLUS Libraries Collaboration. Registration is required to receive the Zoom link for the program.

To register, visit your PLUS library’s web page or call Columbiana Public Library at 330-482-5509; East Palestine Memorial Public Library, 330-426-3778; Lepper Library, 330-424-3117; Salem Public Library, 330-332-0042; or Wellsville Carnegie Public Library, 330-532-1526.


• MVI HospiceCare Bereavement Support Group — 1 to 3 p.m., Boardman Park Georgeanna Parker Administrative Building, 375 Boardman Poland Road, Youngstown. Lisa Altman, social worker, 330-759-9487.

• Woodrow Wilson High School Class of 1951 — breakfast 10 a.m. Call 330-7923315 or email margaret.toth@aol.com.

• Prostate Cancer group — 7 to 8:30 p.m., Radiation Oncology Center at Trumbull Regional Medical Center, 1353 E. Market St.(rear of building). Facilitator is Jack Norton, RN, OCN.

• “It Works: How and Why” — 7:30 p.m., Shrine of Our Lady, 517 S. Belle Vista Ave., Youngstown.

• TOPS 1429 — weigh-in 9 a.m., meeting 9:30 a.m., First Presbyterian Church, Hubbard.

• Willingness Group — 10:30 a.m., Salvation Army, 1501 Glenwood Ave., Youngstown.

• Austintown Community Church Food and Clothing Pantry, 242 S. Canfield Niles Road, Austintown, serving ZIP codes 44509, 44511 and 44515, 8:30 to 10:30 a.m.

• Freedom Area Service of Narcotics Anonymous — 7:30 p.m., 1933 Canfield Road, Youngstown.

Anyone with items for Seeing Eye should call 330-841-1738; email Society@tribtoday.com; mail or drop off information at the Tribune Chronicle.

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MCJAS SHOE DRIVE: The Multi-County Juvenile Attention System Employee Recognition Committee is conducting a shoe drive through July 31 to raise money for the recognition of employees. Funfs2Orgs will issue a check based on the total weight of the pairs of gently worn, used and new shoes collected.

Donate shoes by calling Carla DeOrio at 330-484-6471, Ext. 2818; Charles Collier, 330-422-9809; or Susan Fiddler, 330-204-4833; or send email to cadeorio@mcjas.org. Pick up is available.

Under the direction of the Superintendent, James McKenzie II, the committee raises money to recognize employees during an annual employee-training luncheon for years of service and special achievements.

ABWA TO MEET: The Mill Creek Chapter of ABWA (American Business Women’s Association) will have its annual picnic meeting July 13 at A La Cart Catering in Canfield. Networking will begin at 6 p.m., followed by dinner at 6:30. The cost is $18. Reservations may be made by calling Marilyn at 330-726-2527 or Darlene at 330-755-9089 by Tuesday. Officers will be installed at this meeting and an audit committee appointed.

AUSTINTOWN BAND PARENTS INC.: The Austintown Band Parents’ are setting up events for the year and has added a July 29 concert by Styx. The arrival times are listed with the group, but members should be earlier for set-up. Volunteers are needed for each event to work the main concession stand.

Volunteers must wear dark pants or shorts, a plain red shirt or a band shirt and a hat which we can be provided. Members will earn four points per person for volunteer duties and can earn incentive points toward the next trip.

For more information or to sign up, email dsmutny@sbcglobal.net or text 330-518-9981

CLASS OF 1962: Struthers High School Class of 1962 will meet 3 p.m. July 17 at the Pour House in Poland. For more information and reservations, contact Doris Lowe at 330-788-1018 or Carol Cappola at 330-559-8103.

JCC SAND VOLLEYBALL: The Jewish Community Center of Youngstown will hold a youth sand volleyball tournament 9 a.m. July 10 and 11 at its Logan Campus, 3245 Logan Way.

The tournament is for youth in grades 9 through 12. Cost is $30 for individuals and $75 per team. Visit

jccyoungstown.org to register.

BIKE RUN: The Rick Guerrieri Third Annual Memorial Bike Run is July 11 at East Side Civics, 968 E. Midlothian Blvd., Youngstown.

A biker breakfast begins at 10:15 a.m., followed by kickstands up at noon. Cost is $20 per bike. Also featured will be a 50/50 raffle, Chinese auction, a DJ and the band Along for the Ride, and a dinner buffet. The buffet is $10 and all proceeds benefit Hospice House.

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RAILROAD TROLLEY TOUR: The Salem Historical Society will offer Underground Railroad trolley tours on the Quakertown Trolley 11 a.m. on Tuesday. The trolley loads at 239 S. Lundy Ave. A docent will take passengers back in time to the late 1850s. Since the homes are private and entrance not possible, flashed on screen inside the trolley will be slides to show pictures of the inside of the homes that include Underground Railroad hiding places and several abolitionists who lived in the area.

The tour is 90 minutes at $15 per person. Call 330-337-6733 and leave a message to make reservations. Your call will be returned. Walk-ons are welcome on a first-com first serve basis after passengers with reservations.

4H CAMP SET: Mahoning County 4H will host its “Cloverbud Day Camp” 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. July 20. The theme is “Go Green with 4H.” Youth will learn the benefits of recycling during hands-on activities and games. Children ages 5 to 8 are welcome and do not have to be part of 4H to take part. The camp will be at the Mahoning County fairgrounds Greenford Ruritans Building.

Applications are available at https://go.osu.edu/campcloverbud or at the Mahoning County Extension office,490 S. Broad St., Canfield. Deadline for applications is Thursday. For information, call 330-533-5538.

SCOPE RAILROAD: The Riverside Railroad Club will host a large scale vendor sale / flea market 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday in the community room at the Warren YWCA / SCOPE center, 375 N. Park Ave., Warren Vendors will set up in the large ballroom and will be selling model trains, tracks, buildings, tools and other items. During the flea market the club members will be running G scale trains on the 2,800 foot track in the display room. Admission is $5 for adults with children under 13 admitted free. Interested large scale vendors may contact Mike at 330-372-1023.

The club meets each Tuesday 4 to 6 p.m. at the lower level of the center. Any model railroad enthusiast is welcome to join.

FLAGS FOR HEROES: Girard High School 2022 senior class president Dante Byrne has started Flags 4 Heroes selling yard signs honoring veterans, police, and firefighters. All proceeds will be donated, with one half to the Justin Leo Scholarship Fund and the other half to Veterans Outreach. Byrne’s parents, Lia and Gordon, are both veterans. Yard signs and metal stand are $10 each. Signs feature a red, white and blue flag with initials of veteran, police or firefighter and the words “Thank You.” Payment can be mailed to Dante Byrne, 1632 Squaw Creek Drive, Girard, 44420. Checks can be made online to: Venmo: @FLAGS4HEREOS.

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HISTORICAL MARKER: The Poland Historical Society will unveil a new historical marker 7 p.m. Tuesday in the South Main Street district. The district was placed on the National Register of Historic Places in 1974. The historical society recently acquired a new historical marker. Rain date is 7 p.m. Wednesday. Parking is available at the Poland Presbyterian Church and Poland Manor.

Following the dedication, the society will host a guided walking tour along South Main Street to Peterson Park and then to the church. Donations will be accepted for the tour, as the society relies on donations to maintain the Little Red Schoolhouse for preserving Poland’s history for future generations.

JCC HOLDS FAMILY NIGHT: The Jewish Community Center of Youngstown will host Family Night 7 p.m. Friday at the Logan Campus, Logan Way. Participants will enjoy crafts and children-friendly activities, swimming and the movie “Frozen” at 8 p.m. The cost is $5 for nonmembers, and members will be admitted free.

A youth sand volleyball tournament will be 9 a.m. July 10 and July 11. The tournament is for youth in grades nine to 12. Cost is $30 per individual and $75 per team. Visit jccyoungstiwb.org to register.

OPEN HOUSE: The Girard Historical Society will host an open house 1 to 4 p.m. July 11 and 25 for the historic Barnhisel House, 1011 N. State St., Girard. The house opened in June for tours after being closed since 2020 due to the pandemic. Docents will be available to guide guests through the house.

HUBBARD BOOK SALE: The Friends of the Hubbard Public Library will have a book sale with members to be at the Hubbard Farmers Market in Tylee Park, 13 W. Liberty St. Opening day will be 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. July 11. The farmers market will be held each Sunday from July to Oct. 10.

The book sale will continue during regular library hours. The book sale shelves are located in front of the staircases and into the hallway. There is a box for payments and monetary donations. Proceeds benefit the library’s programs and activities.

CATFISH TOURNAMENT: The Hubbard Conservation Club, 1760 Wick Campbell Road, will host catfish tournaments 6:30 to 11:30 p.m. July 10 and 24. Cost is $10 to fish. Prizes will be given for first and second place.

Anyone with items for Seeing Eye should call 330-841-1738; email Society@tribtoday.com; mail or drop off information at the Tribune Chronicle.

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EVENT SHOWCASES MUSTANGS: Youngstown Harley-Davidson, 5700 Patriot Blvd., Austintown, will showcase wild mustangs that help veterans suffering from PTSD from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Saturday. The horses are from the DLR Mustang Ranch in Salineville.

The event is to promote a fall event charity ride at the dealership in October, and to create awareness about the program for veterans and raise money for the program as well.

The program at the ranch is free to veterans. At the end of the program, if the soldier has the means to provide for the horse, he or she is gifted the animal.

OFFICE CLOSED: The Mahoning County Veterans Service Commission Office will close today and will reopen for business at 8 a.m. Tuesday.

For information, call Susan Krawchyk, executive director, at 330-740-2450.

TRASH COLLECTION: The city of Girard will have its garbage collection on regular schedule the week of July 4.

CAMP FRIEND: The Autism Society of Mahoning Valley will host its seventh annual Camp FRIEND program. Camp F.R.I.E.N.D. (Finding Rewards In Every New Day) is an inclusive day camp experience for children and teens with autism and their friends.

Camp will be 8:30 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. July 19 to 23 and Aug. 16 to 20 at the Jewish Community Center of Youngstown. Camp costs $99 per student per week. Camp Director Mary Brown, MS, BCBA, COBA, LBA, is co-owner of Progressive ABA Solutions, and continues to hire additional teachers, aides, behavioral therapists and college interns to allow the maximum number of campers to attend camp.

Visit AutismMV.org/campfriend.


• Glimmer of Hope — 8:30 p.m., Fellowship Hall, 2555 Rush Blvd., Youngstown.

• Gamblers Anonymous — closed meeting, 7:30 p.m., Westminster Church, 119 Stadium Drive, Boardman. 330-505-5060.

• Kiwanis Club of Youngstown — noon, Downtown YMCA, 17 Champion St., Youngstown.

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