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Tuesday, August 13, 2019


Struthers Rotary Club will host its annual duck race and basket auction Saturday at Yellow Creek Park. Ducks will race at noon, and baskets will be drawn after the race. There will be music, food and a $1,000 prize for winning ducks. Duck tickets at $5 each are available from any Rotarian. For information, call Denise Loboy at 330-757-3371 or Darla Donahue at 330-550-5383.


Salem Public Library is offering tai ji classes from 9 to 10 a.m. Wednesdays through Aug. 21 in Centennial Park, pavilion 2. Instructor will be Master Doug Nybell, owner of Crystal Dragon Family Martial Arts in Columbiana. Tai ji is a Chinese martial art that promotes good health. It is low impact with flowing movements that can be beneficial to individuals with some physical limitations. Classes are free and for adults of all ages. Registration is required and can be done online at or by calling the library at 330-332-0042. Clothing should be loose fitting and comfortable, and shoes should provide support.


Archangel Michael Greek Orthodox Church, 401 Twelfth St., Campbell, will host its Greek Food and Wine Festival from noon to 10 p.m. Aug. 28 through Sept. 2. Admission is free, and there will be Greek foods and pastries, Greek music and folk dancers, indoor and outdoor dining, games, CDs, guided tours of the church and more. For information, visit

Liberty Alumni Association will host its second annual Fall Fest from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Oct. 5 at the L.Y.R.I.C. Vendors who wish to sell their crafts or professional goods are needed. Cost is $20 for a 10- by 10-foot space. The event will include “Touch a Truck” with Liberty police and firefighters and the Youngstown Air Reserve Station, along with children’s games and prizes. Email for a reservation form.


Animal Welfare League of Trumbull County will host Steel Valley Woofstock 2 from 5 to 11:30 p.m. Sept. 28 at Tiffany Manor, 601 Bedford Road SE, Brookfield. Proceeds will benefit the league. Entertainment will include 2nd Avenue Project, The Labra Brothers and Generation Rock. There will be a cash bar, 50-50 drawing, basket auction and more. Tickets are available at the league, 812 Youngstown-Kingsville Road SE, Vienna, and select locations. For information, call 330-545-2255 or email

COMPASS Family & Community Services will host its Chocolate, Wine, Dine & Groove event from 7 to 11 p.m. Sept. 20 at Stambaugh Auditorium, 1000 Fifth Ave., Youngstown. There will be local chocolate vendors, dinner, music and a limited number of Peace Chairs available in the silent auction. Proceeds benefit the Sojourner House Domestic Violence Program. The Youngstown HouseBand will provide entertainment. Cost is $75 per person or $600 for a table of eight, and tickets can be purchased through Eventbrite. For event sponsorship information, basket raffle donations or event questions, email

NOMS Ankle & Foot Care Centers will host its 21st annual Diabetes Golf Benefit that will take place Aug. 23 at Pine Lakes Golf Club, 6233 W. Liberty St., Hubbard. Proceeds will benefit the Diabetes Partnership of the Mahoning Valley, which provides education, resources and support for people and families living with diabetes in the community. Registration will begin at 9:30 a.m. followed by a shotgun start at 10:30. Cost is $100 per golfer and includes 18 holes of golf, lunch (served on the course), dinner (served at the pavilion), beverages on the course and skills contests. Players can sign up as a foursome, individuals or pairs. Hole sponsors, corporate sponsors, golfers and donations are still needed.

Salem Regional Medical Center Foundation and Coaches Burger Bar will host a “Dine-in to Make a Difference” community fundraiser from 11 a.m. to 10 p.m. Aug. 26 at Coaches Burger Bar, 635 E. State St., Salem. Dine-in only customers must present a flyer during checkout. Flyers are available from the Look Nook Gift Shop on the hospital’s ground floor or by visiting and go to the Coaches Burger Bar Community Fundraiser event listing. Proceeds benefit the Foundation, which raises funds to support patient services and programs at SRMC. For information, call Amy Reed, director of development, at 330-337-2863.


Helping Hands Closet at Western Reserve United Methodist Church, 4580 Canfield Road, has nearly new clothes for the entire family. August specials for the family include all inventory for $1, excluding jewelry. There is a large infant through teen department. Store hours are 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. each Tuesday.

Knights of Columbus 3930 will host its annual Treasures in the Trunk sale from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. Sept. 14 at Immaculate Heart of Mary Church, 4490 Norquest Blvd., Austintown. Refreshments will be available. Spaces are available for $10, payable at time of set-up, which begins at 7 a.m. For information, call Dion at 330-506-9081.

Lord of Life Lutheran Church, 550 N. Broad St., Canfield, will host its treasure in a trunk sale from 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. Sept. 20 and from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. Sept. 21. Reservations are $10 per day, per site, and must be made by Sept. 1. For reservations, call Ruth Allen at 330-550-3022.


American Association of University Women’s planning committee is seeking vendors for its annual craft and vendor show that will take place Oct. 19 at St. Paul Lutheran Church in Warren. There are 8-foot tables available. For information, call Diana Bauman at 330-856-6034 or email

Hungarian Cultural Center of Northeastern Ohio will host a “Mock Village Wedding” and picnic at 11 a.m. Sunday at 12027 Abbott Road. Admission is $6 per person and children under age 12 enter free. Foods will include stuffed cabbage, kielbasa, potatoes, langos, Hungarian gulyas, pastries and more. Music will be provided by Harmonia from 2 to 6 p.m.

Nighthawks RC Club will host an RC model helicopter show from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. Friday and Saturday at the old Meander drag strip, 9551 Gibson Road, North Jackson. For information, email

Our Lady of the Lakes Women’s Guild will host a craft show from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Nov. 2 at Our Lady of the Lakes Family Center, 1254 Grandview Road, Lake Milton. Admission and parking are free and accessible. There will be a lunch counter, bake sale and basket and 50-50 raffles. For information, call Carol at 330-538-2400 or email


Camp Stambaugh 100th anniversary committee is inviting the public to celebrate the 100th birthday of Scouting from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Sept. 21 at 3712 Leffingwell Road, Canfield. Attendees are to park at Gate 12 (off Lefingwell Road) at the Canfield Fairgrounds and will be shuttled to Camp Stambaugh. A $20 donation is required for anyone 7 years and older (6 and younger are welcome). Register at There will be more than 40 stations of displays and activities throughout the day. Food vendors also will be available. For information about scouting, call the Great Trail Council Scout office at 330-773-0415 or visit For information about Scouting programs in the Mahoning County area, call Stephen DiPaolo, Whispering Pines district executive, at 234-900-5896 or email For those in the Trumbull County area, call Jason Pavone, Arrowhead district executiv,e at 234-900-5897 or email

Liberty Hall of Fame will host a non-competitive Bocce Social from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. Sept. 7 at Cassese’s MVR, 410 N. Walnut St., Youngstown. Cost is $100 for a four-person team and includes the tournament and a lunch buffet. Registration must be made by Aug. 23, by emailing

Living Word Church in Campbell will host an appreciation dinner from 6 to 10 p.m. Sept. 13 at Archangel Michael Community Center, 401 12th St., in honor of Campbell City officials. Dress is semi-formal. Cost is $40, and tickets must be purchased before Aug. 31 at the Campbell City Building, 351 Tenney Ave.; by calling Teresa Serrono at 330-755-1451; or by calling Patricia Young, elder and church administrator, at 330-881-1832.

NAMI Mahoning Valley will host the 2019 Steps Against Stigma Walk from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Sept. 21 at Wick Park. For information, call 330-727-99214, 234-232-4189 or email

“On the Banks of the Mahoning: How the River Shaped the Valley,” the first joint exhibit between Mahoning Valley and Trumbull County Historical Societies, will be on display at the Tyler History Center, Youngstown, through Sept. 15. The exhibit, staged in the Youngstown Foundation Community History Gallery, explores the river’s importance to the indigenous people who originally inhabited this area and how the early settlers found the waterway’s wealth of resources. Over time, the Mahoning River has transformed and been transformed by industry, transportation, and recreation. The Tyler History Center is open to the public Tuesday through Sunday, noon to 4. p.m.


Canfield AARP 3104 will host a bus trip to Jamestown, N.Y., from Sept. 17 to 18. Participants will tour the Lucille Ball Museum, the Desilu Playhouse, Valvo’s Candy Factory, National Comedy Center, dinner cruise on Lake Chautauqua and more. There will be a mystery trip in November. There also will be a trip to see The Texas Tenors on Dec. 17 at Westminster College, followed by dinner at the Wooden Angel. For bus trip information, call Barb at 330-757-0780. Nonmembers are welcome at meetings and on bus trips. For membership information, call Connie at 330-332-0121.

Trumbull County Travel Club will sponsor a trip to Rapid City, S.D., in September. For information, call Peggy at 330-856-5398.

A calendar of activities to which the public is invited is published each Tuesday. Please submit information to the Society Department by noon Friday.