X McDonald Sideliners will meet at 7 p.m. Sunday in the senior citizens room at the post office building.


X Hubbard High School Class of 1951 will meet at 11:30 a.m. Wednesday at Frankie’s for lunch. All are welcome.


XGourmet Group of the American Association of University Women will meet for lunch at 1 p.m. Thursday at Nicolinni’s Restaurant at the corner of Tiffany Boulevard and state Route 224. Hostesses for the event are Frances Ritz and Helen Day. For more information, call (330) 757-2492.

X Hubbard Fortnightly IV has changed its meeting date to April 30 instead of April 24. Members will meet at 5 p.m. at the city building to carpool to Tiffany Manor for the ABWA Banquet and Style Show.

X Mahoning Valley Cribbage Club will meet at 6:30 p.m. Thursday at St. James Church, 7640 Glenwood Ave., Boardman. New players are welcome. For more information, call (330) 757-9503.

X McDonald Parents of Performing Arts will meet at 4 p.m. Wednesday in the senior citizens room at the post office building.

X Newcomers Club will meet for lunch at the Olive Garden Restaurant at 11:30 a.m. Wednesday. Dr. Alma Garcia-Smith will present a program on “Stress Reduction Through Meditation.” Hostesses will be Rose Stetz and Luanna Jacobs. Guests are welcome. For more information call (330) 533-2841.

X Poland Women’s Club will have an annual business meeting on April 28 at the home of Beth Lowe. Carol Morris and Shirley Williams will be co-hostesses.

X Youngstown Women’s Connection will have a “May We Meet for Tea?” catered luncheon at noon May 13 at Immaculate Heart of Mary Parish Center, 4500 Norquest Blvd., Austintown. Doors open at 11 a.m. and there will be special music by Amanda Beagle, a featured tea party, and a guest speaker, Linda Harrah, whose topic will be “Found Exciting Book That Gave New Perspective.” The cost for the day is $10. Reservations for the event and free child care are required by May 6 at (330) 792-1058 or (330) 538-2705. Cancellations accepted until noon May 12.


XYoungstown Chapter of the Embroiderer’s Guild of America will meet at 10 a.m. and again at 7:30 p.m. Tuesday at the IOOF Hall in Canfield. Linda Gwinup will preside and a project on “Coloration” will be conducted by Carolyn Halliday. Guests are welcome. For more information e-mail, or write to the guild at P.O. Box 5278, Poland Oh 44514.


X Friends of Austintown Library will meet at 10 a.m. Monday. The program, “Mines,” will be presented by Ann G. Harris, certified professional geologist and professor emeritus, department of geology at Youngstown State University.


X Croatian Fraternal Lodge 598 will meet at 12:45 p.m. Sunday in the senior citizens room at the post office building.

political clubs

X Girard Men’s Democrat Club will meet at 7:30 p.m. Thursday at the Lamancusa Youth Center.


X Catholic Daughters of the Americas will meet at 1:30 p.m. Thursday at Sunrise Assisted Living, 335 McKinley Way, Poland. Election of officers is on the agenda. Members are asked to take wrapped prizes for a dice game. The hostess will be Mary T. Gabriel.

X Mothers of Crucifix Society of Our Lady of Mount Carmel Church will celebrate its 91st anniversary at a noon Mass April 27 and during a dinner at 1:30 p.m. afterward in the social hall. Reservations are required by Tuesday and can be made with Lisa Orlando, (330) 757-9439, or Marisa Ricotelli, (330) 757-3829.

X St. Rose Quilting Group will meet at 10 a.m. Wednesday in the parish house.

Service clubs

X Girard-Liberty Kiwanis will meet at 6:30 p.m. Tuesday at the Golf Dome, 1300 N. State St., Girard.


XD.A.R.E., a social group for divorced, widowed or separated people, will meet at 7:30 p.m. Thursday at Disciples Christian Church, 565 Boardman-Canfield Road. Other activities include: Tuesday, dance lessons with Judy Conti at 7 p.m. at Wedgewood Plaza, cost $5; Wednesday, walk in Mill Creek Park, state Route 224, at 6 p.m.; painting classes at the church at 7:30; April 25, cheap movies in Boardman at 6:30 p.m.; April 28, bike riding at Kirk Road, Austintown at 6 p.m. For more information call (330) 759-7409, (330) 757-1440 or (330) 793-1484.

X Parents Without Partners, Portage County Chapter 600, will have a dance with a Cinco de Mayo theme from 7:30 to 11:30 May 3 at Kent VFW 3703 Post Home, 500 VFW Parkway, Kent. The public is welcome. Those interested in joining PWP should call (330) 699-2361 or (330) 322-9559 for more information.

XSingle For Any Reason has planned the following events: Saturday dance to live band at 1240 Main St. Niles, from 7:30 to 11:30 p.m., cost $5; Sunday, bowling at Cortland Lanes, 3684 Warren Meadville Road, at 1 p.m. cost $2 a game; Tuesday, and April 26, dance to Road Work Band, 1240 Main St., Niles, from7:30 to 11:30, $5 cover. For more information call (330) 372-7124.


X Hammond Organ Society of Mahoning Valley will meet at 7 p.m. April 25 at Faith Community Church, 1919 Midlothian Blvd. Refreshments will be served. Guests are welcome. For more information call (330) 757-4096 or (330) 758-8417.


X Alzheimer’s Assistance and Referral Network, 4212 Market St., Youngstown, has scheduled a meeting for 6:30 p.m. Tuesday at Emmanuel Lutheran Education Building, 251 S. Broadway Ave., Salem.

X Mended Hearts, Chapter 7, will meet at 7 p.m. Wednesday at the Forum Health Educational Building. “Maintaining Your Brain” will be the topic for the guest speaker, Liz Jendrisak. For more information contact Joe Clark, (330) 702-8859.

X TOPS 327 will meet at 6:15 p.m. Monday at Christ Church Presbyterian, 1933 Canfield Road, Boardman. The first meeting is free. Guests are welcome. For information, call (330) 793-4378 or (330) 757-9368.

X TOPS 698, Girard, will meet Monday at First Christian Church, 140 E. Broadway. Weigh-in is from 5:45 to 6:45 p.m. followed by the meeting at 7. New members are welcome; the first night is free. For information call (330) 394-1262 or (330) 545-3860.

X TOPS 822, Struthers, will meet Tuesday at Struthers Presbyterian Church, 110 Poland Ave. Weigh-in will be held from 6 to 6:30 p.m. prior to the meeting.

X TOPS 1237, Austintown, will meet Thursday at Idaho Road Alliance Church, 250 Idaho Road, across from Frank Ohl Middle School. Weigh-in is from 5 to 5:30, p.m., followed by the meeting until 6:30. For more information, call (330) 758-4923.

X TOPS 1262, McDonald, will meet Wednesday in the senior citizens room at the post office building. Weigh-in is from 8:30 to 9:30 a.m., and the meeting will follow. New members are welcome.

X TOPS 1497, Austintown, will meet Thursday at Smith Corners United Methodist Church, corner of Route 46 and Kirk Road. Weigh-in will begin at 9:30 am., and the meeting and fellowship will begin at 10 a.m. For more information, call (330) 759-4737.

X Youngstown PFLAG will meet from 3 to 5 p.m. Sunday at First Unitarian Church, 1105 Elm St., Youngstown. Brooke Smith, regional director from Washington, D.C., national PFLAG, is the guest speaker. For information, call (330) 747-7433.

X Club news is published Friday and Saturday. Please submit information about upcoming activities to the Society Department by 5 p.m. Thursday.