WORTH A LOOK | Events are open to the public


• Friends of the Rodman Public Library is having a used-book sale from Aug. 10-12. The library has been collecting used items for its annual sale since last August. The sale will be from 2-5 p.m. Aug. 9 for members of the Friends; memberships may be purchased at the door. The sale that is open to the public continues from 9 a.m. to 7:30 p.m. Aug. 10 and 11. On Aug. 12, the sale begins at 9 a.m. and ends at 7:30 p.m., with the last four hours a sale frenzy, during which all the books that fit into a grocery bag will be $1.


• Mad Hot Monday at Kuzman’s, 1025 S. State St., Girard, will take place from 6 to 9 p.m. Aug. 3. This will be a fun mix of ballroom, Latin, swing and hustle. Kuzman’s is sponsoring this free dance to help the Valley beat the recession, stay in shape and have fun. For more information, contact Kuzman’s at (330) 545-8521 or (330) 545-8995 or volunteer Stephen Barba at (330) 502-5492.


• Animal Welfare League has scheduled a charity motorcycle run for Aug. 30 at Yankee Lake Ballroom, 1814 state Route 7 N.E., Brookfield. The registration fee is $15 per rider, $10 per passenger. Continental breakfast and dinner will be provided, and there will be door prizes, a 50-50 raffle and Chinese auction. The ride will be a scenic route through the Pennsylvania countryside. For more information call, Animal Welfare League at (330) 394-3512.

• Mill Creek Chapter of ABWA is sponsoring the Relay for Life Team’s garage sale from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday at the Austintown Community Church pavilion, 242 S. Niles-Canfield Road, next to Panera Bread. Proceeds from the sale will fund the Relay Team’s Account for the American Cancer Society for next year’s activities. Refreshments will be available. For more information, call Joyce Billock at (330) 799-4507.


• Berlin Center Historical Society will sponsor a community yard sale from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Aug. 7 and 8. Listings of the 20-plus sale sites can be found at local merchants Rasul’s Market, Dari Isle Dairy Bar, Schrader’s Grocery and Denny’s Auto Parts.

• Hubbard Area Chamber of Commerce will sponsor a communitywide garage, yard and merchants’ sidewalk sale from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. Saturday. Participants who call The Hubbard Soaring Eagle at (330) 534-3105 will receive a free listing in the paper. For additional information about the sale, call (330) 534-5120.

• Lakeview High School’s German Club will sponsor a sidewalk sale from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Friday and Saturday at Ridge View Plaza, by Pat Catan’s. The club is raising funds for a trip to Germany. There will be lots of new and nearly new school clothes, appliances, furniture and more. Rent a space for $10; contact (330) 369-4433.

• Queen of the Holy Rosary Church, 291 Scoville Drive, Vienna, will sponsor a rummage sale. Admission to the preview sale from 3 to 6 p.m. Thursday is $3. There is no admission charged for the sale from 8 a.m. to 6 p.m. Friday or for the 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. sale Saturday, with a bag sale that day from 1 to 3. Food and a bake sale will be available.

• Trumbull Art Gallery, 196-198 E. Market St., Warren, is planning Treasures for TAG, a sale of collectible items donated by members and patrons of the gallery. The sale will run from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. through Saturday. Items for sale will include artwork, jewelry, pottery, books, vintage items and more. All proceeds from the sale will help support the many charitable activities at TAG. For more information, call (330) 395-4876.

• Zion Lutheran Church, 3300 Canfield Road, Cornersburg, will have a one-day trunk treasure sale from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Aug. 8 in the church parking lot. Vendors can rent a space for $10 and sell their treasures from the trunk of their cars. To rent a space, call (330) 793-6048.


• VFW Donald Locket Post 6488 a Auxiliary will sponsor a summer barbecue beginning 11:30 a.m. Aug. 8 at 2065 Coitsville-Hubbard Road. Rib sandwiches will be $7 and chicken sandwiches will be $6. There will be a Chinese auction. Proceeds will benefit Muscular Dystrophy. For more information, call (330) 746-8259.


• Diocesan Infant Jesus of Prague Guild of Mahoning County will sponsor a trip to the Pittsburgh area Aug. 12. The bus will leave Infant Jesus of Prague Byzantine Catholic Church at 9 a.m. for the Byzantine Chapel in Beaver County. The next stop is St. Anthony’s Shrine in Pittsburgh. Next on the agenda is lunch at Max’s Allegheny Tavern and a visit to the National Aviary and the Ikea store. The cost is $45 per person, and the last day for reservations is Aug. 10. For more information, call Beth Stanko at (330) 629-9577.

• Salem St. Paul’s Church is sponsoring a one-day bus trip to celebrate the 200th birthday of President Lincoln in Mifflinburgh, Pa., on Sept. 10. The cost is $99. Call (330) 337-7215 or (330) 482-3327 for a reservation form. Reservation deadline is Aug. 3.

• A calendar of activities to which the public is invited is published Monday. Please submit information to the Society Department by 5 p.m. Thursday.