Struthers High School Class of 1956 will meet at 10 a.m. Jan. 13 at What’s Cookin’ on South Ave.


Lepper Library Mystery Book Club will meet at 6 p.m. Jan. 4 at the library, 303 E. Lincoln Way, Lisbon. Discussion will be led by author Kathy Reichs. Participants are asked to choose any of her books to read and come prepared to talk about “Bones.” Call 330-424-3117 for information.

First Friday Club Speaker’s Luncheon Series will host a student panel from area Catholic schools from 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. Jan. 4 at The Georgetown, 5945 South Ave., Boardman. Sister Regina Rogers, OSU, pastoral minister at St. Edward Parish and teacher at Ursuline High School, will lead a discussion, “Catholic Education: Past, Present and Future.” Cost is $16. Reservations are limited and may be made by calling 330-720-4498 or visit

Round Table Woodcarvers meet every Thursday from 9 to 11:45 a.m. at the Senior Center, 1110 Fifth Ave., Youngstown. Old or wannabe carvers are welcome to attend. For information, call 330-792-4355 or 330-744-5071.


Girard Men's Democratic Club will meet at 7:30 p.m. Tuesday at the Parkwood Youth Center, Trumbull Hill.

Canfield Republican Women's Club will have a dinner meeting at 6 p.m. Jan. 3 at A La Cart Catering in Canfield. Dorothy Pelanda, Representative of the 86th Ohio House District, will discuss “Going Forward.” Cost is $15 per person. Take your own beverage. Spouses and friends are welcome. Reservations are due by Dec. 31; call 330-726-0363, 330-207-9210 or emailing


St. Rose Quilting Group will meet at 10 a.m. 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. Singles Group meets at 7:30 p.m. every Thursday at Disciples Christian Church, 565 Boardman-Canfield Road. The group has scheduled the following activities: Wednesday, meet in the food court of Southern Park Mall in Boardman at 6:30 p.m. to walk; Thursday, birthday and trivia night at 7:30 p.m. at the church; next Friday, meet at 6:30 p.m. in the lobby at Regal Cinema in Austintown for movie night.


Alzheimer Network Family Support Group will meet at 6:30 p.m. Tuesday at Emmanuel Lutheran Church, education building, 251 S. Broadway Ave., Salem. Family members and caregivers are welcome to attend. All meetings are offered at no charge. For information, call 330-788-9755.

NAMI Mahoning Valley offers support groups for those who deal with mental illness. Support groups meet as follows: Girard Family Support, first Thursday of each month at 11 a.m. at the Girard Library, 105 E. Prospect St., and Austintown Family Support Group, 7 p.m. the second Tuesday of each month at Alta Care, 142 Javit Court. NAMI Connection, a support group for people with a mental health diagnosis meets at the following locations: 1:30 p.m. Thursdays at the Community Center, 1344 Fifth Ave., Youngstown; 6 p.m. the second and fourth Thursdays at Alta Care in Austintown; and NAMI Connection for the dual diagnosed at 6 p.m. the second and fourth Wednesdays of the month at the Community Center, 1344 Fifth Ave., Youngstown. Visit, call 330-727-9268, or e-mail for information.

Nar-Anon, a 12-step program for relatives and friends affected by a loved one’s addiction to drugs, meets at 7 p.m. Friday at Howland Community Church, 198 Niles Cortland Road SE, Warren; and at 7 p.m. Sunday upstairs at the Sahara Club, 2345 Youngstown Road SE (Route 422), Warren. For information, call Bill at 330-856-3822.

Survivors of Suicide in Columbiana County will meet at 6 p.m. Thursday at Columbiana County Counseling Center, 40722 state Route 154, Lisbon. This support group is for families who have lost a loved one to suicide. For information, call the Help Network of Northeast Ohio at 330-424-7767.

Crossroads Hospice Charitable Foundation is sponsoring an eight-week grief support group to help people move beyond the pain of any loss and achieve healing. Each meeting is facilitated by certified grief recovery specialists and free of charge. The meetings will take place from 5 to 7 p.m. Thursdays, Jan. 4 through Feb. 22, at Touch Heaven Church, 10 Skyline Drive, Canfield. For information or to register, call 330-899-9100. Ask for the bereavement department.

TOPS 1237, Austintown, will meet Thursday at Idaho Road Alliance Church, 250 Idaho Road. 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 from 9:15 to 10 a.m. for weigh-in Wednesday in the community room at the Girard Free Library, 105 E. Prospect St. The meeting will follow the weigh-in. New members are welcome.

TOPS 1497, Youngstown, will meet from 9:30 to 11 a.m. Thursday at St. Maron Church, 1555 S. Meridian Road, Youngstown. New members are welcome; the first meeting is free. For information call 330-974-8450.

Club news is published Friday. Please submit information about upcoming activities to the Society Department by noon Wednesday.

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