CLUB CALENDAR | Area groups announce activities


• American Association of University Women, Youngstown Branch, will meet at 10 a.m. Feb. 2 at the gathering room of Park Vista, 1216 Fifth Ave., Youngstown. There will be a continental breakfast and business meeting. A program on “Underground Railroad Research — Sojourn to the Past,” will be presented by students of Penny Wells, a retired teacher from Youngstown Schools. Hostesses will be Carole Berolini, Kathleen Lodge and Christine White. For more information, call (330) 534-5183.


• Flora McDonald Auxiliary will meet for dessert at 1 p.m. Feb. 2 at the home of Madeline Shanks. Alice Maxwell will be the co-hostess.


• Campbell Memorial High School Class of 1950 will meet at noon Feb. 6 at Bedford Trails in Lowellville.


• 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.

• Ohio Cultural Alliance will meet at 6 p.m. Feb 4. The speaker will be Harry Meshel, who will share reflections of his public activities and how his Greek ethnicity affected his life. Cultural enrichment will be performed by a dance group from the church, and the meal will feature Greek cuisine. The cost for the evening is $13 for paid-up members and $18 for nonmembers. Reservation checks, payable to the alliance, should be mailed to OCA, P.O. Box, 561, Canfield, OH 44406, by Wednesday.

• Poland Women’s Club will meet at 7:30 p.m. Monday at the home of Vivian Young. Co-hostesses will be Lorraine Santoro and Sandra Smith. The program will be “Musical Melodies” by Brittany Myhal.


• Canfield Republican Women’s Club will meet at 11:30 a.m. Feb. 6 at A La Cart Catering in Canfield, where lunch will be at noon. The speaker will be Hugh Earnhart, Youngstown State University professor emeritus, whose topic will be “Supreme Court Decision that Propelled Lincoln to the Presidency.” Tables will be decorated by Judy Sees and Tracey Winbush. Guests are welcome. For reservations, call (33) 533-4731.


• Mothers of the Crucifix Society of Our Lady of Mount Carmel Church of Youngstown will meet at 1:15 p.m. Feb. 3 in the lower hall of the church. Elizabeth Mirone will preside, and plans will be discussed for a card party to be held March 30 and for an anniversary dinner April 27. Refreshments will be served.

• St. Rose Quilting Group meets at 10 a.m. every Wednesday in the parish house.


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


• D.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: Monday and Wednesday, meet at food court at 6:30 p.m. for a walk in Southern Park Mall; Tuesday, dance lessons with Judy Conti at 7 p.m. at Wedgewood Plaza, cost $5; and Feb. 1, cheap movies at 6:30 p.m. in Boardman. For more information, call (330) 759-7409, (330) 757-1440 or (330) 793-1484.

• Single For Any Reason has planned the following events: Sunday, bowling at Crest Lanes at 1 p.m.; Wednesday, meet at Kuzman’s, 1025 S. State St., Girard, at 7:45 p.m. and dance to a disc jockey, $2 per person; Thursday, meet at Niles Moose at 5:30 to play corn hole; Feb. 1, take snacks and play cards; and Feb. 2, meet at Niles Moose and dance to a live band. For more information call (330) 372-7124.


• Alzheimer’s Assistance and Referral Network, 4212 Market St., Youngstown, has scheduled a meeting for 1:30 p.m. Monday at Easter Seals, 721 Boardman-Poland Road, Boardman.

• Alzheimer’s Association Support Group for people with early stage memory loss will meet at 1 p.m. Monday. The meeting is free and open to all people and their families who are affected by a diagnosis of cognitive impairment such as dementia, Alzheimer’s disease, vascular dementia, Lewy Body disease, etc. There is a brief screening process involved before participating in the group. For more information, call (330) 533-3300 or (800) 272-3900.

• 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.

• 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) 545-4770

• 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.

• TOPS 1805, Canfield, will meet Wednesday at Canfield Christian Church, Canfield. Weigh-in will be from 7:45 to 8:15 a.m. with the meeting to follow until 9. For information, call Gerri Brown, (330) 533-4172 or Judy Toth at (330) 533-2464.

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