Moose Club is looking for former and new members in Youngstown and Niles area to begin meetings. Any First Responders, volunteers or military personnel are welcome, and the $60 membership fee will be waived. For information, call Randy at 330-989-5149 Monday through Friday from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m.


Metaphysics Study Group meets the last Wednesday of each month from 6 to 7:30 p.m. at the Yoga Center, 972 Youngstown-Kingsville Rd., Vienna. Meetings consist of an open forum for discussion of metaphysics, psychic phenomenon and spirituality followed by a meditation and healing circle. Meetings are conducted by Steve Tackett, author of “Awakenings: The Essential Guide to Metaphysics.” For more information, call Steve at 330-647-0399.


Niles Chapter of the American Sewing Guild has scheduled the following neighborhood group meeting: Southington So-Sews will meet at 10 a.m. Monday at Jennie’s house for a picnic. All members are asked to take a covered dish. Note meeting place change. For information, call Jennie at 330-847-7386.


D.A.R.E. has scheduled the following activities: 6 p.m. Saturday for Mt. Carmel Festival to listen to “Brotherhood”; 6 p.m. Tuesday for Bocce in Boardman Park; 6:30 p.m. Wednesday for walking at Mill Creek Park Walking Trail; and 7:30 p.m. Thursday for Birthday Night at the church, 565 Boardman Canfield Road, Boardman; and 6 p.m. Friday for music and dinner at Trax’s Lounge, 4250 New Road, Austintown.


The Struthers Historical Society, 50 Terrace St., will meet at noon on Aug. 6. Plans for the second Alexander Frankfort Day on Sept. 30 will be discussed. After the meeting, a presentation of “Iron Valley, The Transformation of the Iron Industry in Ohio’s Mahoning Valley, 1802-1913,” will be shown at the Trumbull County Historical Society, 303 Monroe St. NW, Warren. Members who would like to see the presentation are planning to carpool. All members are welcome.


Codependency and Grief Support Group will meet Tuesday at 10 a.m. at the Chapel of Sheepfold Ministries, 233 North Ave. Sharon, Pa. A meeting also will take place at 7 p.m. at the care center of the Kelley-Robb-Cummins Funeral Home, North Main Street, Hubbard. Group sessions are free, but participants must register to participate. Free parking is available across from Sheepfold and at the care center. For information, call 330-534-1952 or 724-981-5683. The support group was formed to reach out to help families who have lost loved ones to alcohol or substance abuse.

F.O.C.U.S., a breast-cancer support group, will meet at 6 p.m. Wednesday at Davidson’s Restaurant, 3636 Canfield Road, Cornersburg. All breast-cancer survivors and supporters are welcome. For directions, call the restaurant at 330-799-0033.

Friendship Train 12-Step Support Group meets from 1 to 2 p.m. Wednesdays at Rising Star Baptist Church, 2943 Wardle Ave. People who are trying to overcome any addiction are welcome and encouraged to attend. Those attending should enter through the church’s lower parking lot off Wardle.

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. every Friday at Howland Community Church, 198 Niles-Cortland Road SE, Howland, and at 7 p.m. every Sunday upstairs at the Sahara Club, 2345 Youngstown Road SE (Route 422), Warren. For information, call Bill at 330-856-3822.

Never Alone Nar-Anon Group, a 12-step program for family, relatives and friends affected by a loved one’s addiction to drugs, meets every Wednesday at 7 p.m. upstairs at the Neil Kennedy Recovery Clinic, 5211 Mahoning Ave., Austintown. For information, call 330-207-0845.

Overeaters Anonymous Groups have scheduled the following local meetings: 10 a.m. Saturday, St. Thomas the Apostle Church Hall, Room 2, 4453 Warren-Sharon Road, Vienna; 7 p.m. Sunday, Shenango Presbyterian Church, 3144 Wilmington Road (Route 18), New Castle, Pa.; 1 p.m. Monday, Girard Multigenerational Center, 443 Trumbull Ave., Girard; 6 p.m. Tuesday, Oxford house, 30 Benton Road, Salem; 7:30 p.m. Wednesday, Valley Care-Northside Medical Center, Medical Education Building, Auditorium A, 500 Gypsy Lane, Youngstown; and 7:30 p.m Thursday, at New Life Lutheran Church, 1181 Church Hill-Hubbard Road, Liberty. All locations are handicap accessible. For information, visit, or call Mahoning-Trumbull Counties Help Hotline at 330-747-2696, Columbiana County Help Hotline at 330-424-7767 or Lawrence County Help Hotline at 724-674-3697.

Survivors of Suicide in Columbiana County will meet at 6 p.m. Thursday at Columbiana 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.

TOPS 327 is seeking new members who want to Take Off Pounds Sensibly. Meeting will take place Monday at Christ Church Presbyterian, 1933 Canfield Road, Boardman. Weigh-in is from 6 to 6:30 p.m. with the meeting at 6:45. The first meeting is free. Guests are welcome. For information, call 330-799-3106.

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 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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