Mill Creek Chapter of ABWA will meet June 13 at A La Cart Catering in Canfield. Networking will be at 6 p.m. and the dinner will be at 6:30. Paul Miletta of Torrie’s Academy of Dance will be the speaker. The menu comprises baked ham, kielbasa with sauerkraut, pirogies, peas and carrots, salad, gelatin and strawberry mousse for dessert. The cost is $18 and the deadline for reservations is May 31. Call Darlene Demjen, 300-755-9089 or Marilyn Abramski, 330-726-2527.


Parents Without Partners, International Chapter 600 of Portage County, will host a pulled-pork supper with side dishes, desserts and coffee from 6:30 to 7:30 p.m. June 3 at the Ritchie Memorial Shelter House, 109 West Ave., Tallmadge. Cost is $6. The monthly dance will take place from 7:30 to 11 p.m. Nonmembers are invited to join PWP members to celebrate the June dance theme, “Bring Your Best Friend.” Cost for the dance is $6 for members and $8 for non-members. Call Warrine at 330-322-9559 by June 2 for reservations or membership information.


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 Southington Christian Church, state Route 534. Jennie will demonstrate a ‘wrapsody purse.’ For information, call Jennie at 330-847-7386.


Austintown Friends of the Library will meet at 10 a.m. Monday in the community room of the Austintown library. Rick Shale will discuss the history of the Valley’s industrialists. Rich Edwards will present an overview of the Western Port Authority. The meeting is open to the public.

Hubbard Friends of the Library will meet Monday in the main meeting room of the Hubbard Public Library, 436 W. Liberty St. Social time starts at 6 p.m. and the business meeting at 6:30. The agenda includes the June 17 paperback book sale, a special summer get-together and the election of officers. All are welcome. Clean used books can be dropped off at the circulation desk during library hours. Call 330-534-1394 for details.


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

Youngstown South Women's Connection will meet June 14 at Avion on the Water Banquet Center, 2177 W. Western Reserve Road, Canfield. It will feature David Shovel of The Barbecue Grill. Music will be provided by Judi Doutt and Sue Balsinger will discuss “Designs for Life.” The cost is $13.50, reservations are due June 7. Call Connie at 330-788-2349 or Patty at 330-332-2789. Cancellations are necessary, call Karen at 330-482-3005.


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


D.A.R.E. has scheduled the following activities: 3 p.m. Sunday, meet at Pine Lake Vineyards for lunch; 7 p.m. Monday, play pool at Wedgewood Lanes; 6:30 p.m. Wednesday, walk at Mill Creek Park walking trail; 7:30 p.m. Thursday, birthday night at Disciples Christian Church, Boardman; and 7 p.m. May 26, miniature golf at Sports World, South Avenue in Boardman.


Niles Historical Society will meet at 7 p.m. Wednesday at the Ward-Thomas Museum, 503 Brown St. Thelma Synder and Nancy Malone will display the book, “The Electric Pullman: A History of the Niles Car & Manufacturing Company” by Larry Brough of Newark, Ohio. Brough will speak and sign books, cost is $30. The society will present a slide presentation. Admission is a $5 donation, and light refreshments will be served. For information call 330-544-2143.

William Holmes McGuffey Historical Society will meet at 10 a.m. Saturday at Kravitz’s Deli meeting room, 3135 Belmont Ave., Liberty. Admission is $5, and walk-ins are welcome. Refreshments will be served, and there will be a 50-50 raffle. Mark Peyko, publisher of the Metro Monthly, will recollect the Mahoning Valley heritage and his preservation efforts. Call Richard Scarsella, chairman, for reservations at 330-726-8277.


Alzheimer Network Family Support Groups will meet at the following locations: 1:30 p.m. Monday, Easter Seals Adult Day Center, 721 Boardman-Poland Road, Boardman; and 6:30 p.m. Tuesday, Emanuel Lutheran Education Building, 251 S. Broadway St., Salem. Family members and caregivers are welcome. All meetings are offered at no charge. For information call 330-788-9755.

F.O.C.U.S., a breast cancer support group, will meet at 6 p.m. Wednesday at Eat ‘n’ Park, 5451 Mahoning Ave., Austintown. All breast cancer survivors and supporters are welcome. For directions call the restaurant at 330-779-0410.

Friendship Train 12-Step Support Group is now meeting 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 follow: Girard Family Support, first Thursday of each monthly at 11 a.m. at the Girard Library, 105 E. Prospect St. and Austintown Family Support Group, 7 p.m. 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 Community Center, 1344 Fifth Ave., Youngstown; 6 p.m. second and fourth Mondays at Grace United Methodist Church, 1725 Drexel Ave., Warren; and 6 p.m. second and fourth Thursdays at Alta Care in Austintown. 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, Warren, and at 7 p.m. every Sunday upstairs at the Sahara Club, 2345 Youngstown Road SE, Warren. For information call Bill at 330-856-3822.

Never Alone Nar-Anon Group, a 12-step program for relatives and friends affected by a loved one’s addiction to drugs, will meet at 7 p.m. Wednesday 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 Catholic 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., handicapped accessible; 7:30 p.m. Wednesday, Valley Care-Northside Medical Center, Medical Education Building, Auditorium A, 500 Gypsy Lane, Youngstown; and Thursday, 6 p.m. at Faith Chapel Fellowship Church, 511 E. Pershing St., Salem, and 7:30 p.m. at New Life Lutheran Church, 1181 Church Hill-Hubbard Road, Liberty. All locations are handicap accessible. For information go to or call Mahoning County 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 Help Hotline Crisis Center at 330-424-7767.

TOPS 327 will meet 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 330-793-4378 or 330-779-0144.

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 Wednesdays in the Community Room at the Girard Free Library, 105 E. Prospect St. Weigh-in is from 9:15 to 10 a.m., and the meeting will follow. 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.


Mahoning Valley Korean War Veterans Association meets at 9 a.m. every Friday at Denny’s Restaurant in Austintown. New members are welcome.

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

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