Ohio Cultural Alliance will have a dinner meeting at 6 p.m. Sept. 9 at the Embassy, 5030 Youngstown-Poland Road, Boardman. Fred Ghossain will discuss Old World traditions of the Middle East, and a belly dance artist will entertain. Reservations must be received by Sept. 4. Mail checks payable to Ohio Cultural Alliance to OCA, P.O. Box 561, Canfield, OH 44406.


Mahoning Valley Cribbage Club will meet at noon Aug. 30 at St. James Episcopal Church, 7640 Glenwood Ave., Boardman. New players are welcome. For information call 330-793-6829.

Warren Women’s Connection is sponsoring a luncheon from 11:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. Sept. 9 at DiLucia’s Banquet Room, 2610 Elm Road NE, Warren. The cost is $13 per person; child care is free. The program will be a demonstration on mesh crafting. Special music will be provided by Linda Pantalone-Abraham, and inspirational speaker will be Alma Keaton on “Finally a Queen.” Reservations are due Sept. 5 by calling 330-539-5837 or 3300-638-6508.

Warren Toastmasters will meet from 9 to 11 a.m. Saturday at the Aetna Building, 2507 Youngstown Road NE, Warren. Ex-toastmasters and guests are invited. For information call Ken Shellito at 330-373-6113.


ASG-Southington So Sews will meet at 9:30 a.m. Monday at Southington Christian Church, state route 534. Ruth Smith will demonstrate the divided nine patch. Contact Jennie Roberts at 330-847-7386.


Girard Men’s Democratic Club will meet at 7:30 p.m. Tuesday at Parkwood Youth Center.


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

Youngstown South Christian Women’s Connection will host a luncheon from 11:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. Sept. 11 at Avion on the Water Banquet Center, 2177 W. Western Reserve Road, Canfield. There will be a live auction with auctioneer Marty Campana. The guest speaker will be Sandi Lemmon from Toledo on “Confessions of a Workaholic.” The cost is $13, and reservations are due Sept. 4; call 330-788-2340 or 330-793-6676. For information on Stonecroft Bible Study call 330-360-0509.


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

Greenford Ruritan Club will meet at 7 p.m. Monday at the Canfield Fair Ruritan building.


D.A.R.E. Singles Group meets at 7:30 p.m. each Thursday at Disciples Christian Church, 565 Boardman-Canfield Road. Other activities scheduled are as follows: Monday, walking or biking at 6 p.m. on trail at Kirk Road in Canfield; Tuesday, play boccie at 6 p.m. in Boardman Park; Thursday, game night at 7:30 p.m. at church; and Friday, meet at the big rock at the Canfield Fair at 6 p.m.


All Care Hospice Grief Support Groups will meet monthly from 6:30 to 8 p.m. the fourth Wednesday at Pembrooke Place, 850 E. Midlothian Blvd., Youngstown.

DBSA of Columbiana County, a support group offering peer support to those diagnosed with a mood disorder or who have a family member or friend who is diagnosed, meets as follows: Wednesday from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. at Help Hotline Community Center, 1344 Fifth Ave., Youngstown; Thursday from 5 to 6:30 p.m. at Carnegie Public Library, 219 E. Fourth St., East Liverpool; and Friday from 7 to 9 p.m. at Bethel Friends Church, 2771 Spitler Road, Poland. For information call DBSA at 234-517-1470 or e-mail

Nar-Anon, a 12-step program for relatives and friends who have been adversely affected by a loved one’s addiction to drugs, meets at 7 p.m. every Friday at the Neil Kennedy Recovery Clinic, 160 Clifton NE, Howland. For information call 330 856-3822.

TOPS 327 will meet Monday at Christ Church Presbyterian, 1933 Canfield Road, Boardman. Weigh-in is from 6:15 to 6:45 p.m. followed by the meeting at 7. The first meeting is free. Guests are welcome. For information call 330-793-4378 or 330-779-0144.

TOPS 822, Struthers, will meet Tuesday at Struthers Parkside Church, 110 Poland Ave. Weigh-in will be from 6 to 6:30 p.m. before the meeting. New members are welcome.

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 information call 330-758-4923.

TOPS 1262, McDonald, meets Wednesday in the community room at the post office building. Weigh-in is from 8:30 to 9:30 a.m.; the meeting will follow. New members are welcome.

TOPS 1497, Austintown, will meet from 9:30 to 11 a.m. Thursday at Smith Corners United Methodist Church, 3000 S. Canfield-Niles Road. New members are welcome; the first meeting is free. For information call 330-507-3126.


VFW Meander Post 9571 Ladies Auxiliary will meet at 7 p.m. Tuesday at the post hall on Ellsworth Road in Ellsworth.