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Struthers Rotary Club will host its annual duck race and basket auction Aug. 17 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. For information, call Denise Loboy at 330-757-3371 or Darla Donahue at 330-550-5383.


Girard Eagles Aerie 2172 and Eagles in District 8 will host is Past-President Bingo Party on Sunday at the hall, 26 W. Wilson Ave. Doors will open at noon, a pasta dinner will be served from noon to 1:30 p.m. and bingo will begin at 2. Cost is $5 and includes one bingo card and dinner. There will be basket and 50-50 raffles and door prizes.


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, music and folk dancers, indoor and outdoor dining, games, CDs, guided tours of the church and more. For information, visit archangelmichael.oh.goarch.org.

Campbell Summer Fest, will take place at Roosevelt Park from 4 to 10 p.m. Friday and noon to 10 p.m. Saturday and Sunday. The event will feature rides, games, food, a basket auction and 50-50 drawings. There will be a fireworks display Saturday to close the festival. Admission is free.

Columbiana Area Tourism Bureau will host the 2019 Columbiana Wine Festival from 4 to 9 p.m. July 19 and from 2 to 9 p.m. July 20 in the Town Center at Firestone Farms, 101 Town Center Ave. The $1 each water and pop sales will benefit the Community Hospice. The event will feature live entertainment, food, artisans, vendors and wine selections from Barrel Run Crossing Winery & Vineyard, Luva Bella Winery, Mastropietro Winery, The Vineyards at Pine Lake and more. Advance admission tickets are $25 per person, $30 at the gate and include 10 tasting tickets, a souvenir wine glass and festival program. Participants must be 21 or older. Tickets can be purchased at the Columbiana Area Tourism Bureau, Columbiana Chamber Office and online at bit.ly/2019WineFest. For information about the festival or CATB, call 330-482-2282 or visit www.TourColumbianaOhio.com.

St. Nicholas Greek Orthodox Church, 220 N. Walnut St., Youngstown, (across from Choffin Career & Technical Center) will host its 35th annual Summer Fest from July 11 through 14. The festival will take place from 11 a.m. to 7 p.m. July 11; 11 a.m. to 10 p.m. July 12 and 13; and from noon to 6 p.m. July 14. There will be Greek food and pastries, musical entertainment July 12 and 13 and a DJ July 14.


Lamppost Farm, a nonprofit organization dedicated to using agriculture to reach and teach others through education, hospitality, stewardship, discipleship and quality food, will host Farmageddon 2019, a chew and brew, from 4 to 8 p.m. July 28 at 14900 Market St., Columbiana. Each of five participating food trucks will be teamed with a local craft brewery in a competition designed to showcase a signature brew and complementing chew using Lamppost’s meat. Participants vote for their favorite pairing. Ballots will be drawn throughout the evening for prizes. Tickets are $50 per person and include a sampling of food and beer at each of five food truck/brewery pairings, an event pint glass, live music and games. Also available, a “DD package” for two individuals at $80, includes two chew passports and one brew passport. Individuals must be 21 or older to participate in tastings. Space is limited; pre-registration is required at https://squareup.com/store/lamppost-farm. For information, call the farm at 330-531-4240, stop by the store from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. each Saturday, or visit www.lamppostfarm.com.

The Magic of Michael Foundation will host the Andre Thornton Dinner and Auction from 6 to 9 p.m. Monday at The Lake Club, 1140 Paulin Road, Poland. Cost is $150 per person, and proceeds from the event will go to the foundation to assist local families in need. For tickets or information, call 330-233-4965 or email magicofmichael17@gmail.com. More information about the foundation can be found at www.magicofmichael.com.

Sunshine Benefit Outing will sponsor its 14th annual event July 20 at Lakeside Golf Course, 2404 SE River Road, Lake Milton. Proceeds from this event will be donated to Kimberly L. Armstrong of Boardman, a mother of two who is battling stage 4 breast cancer. Armstrong is employed in the lab department at St. Elizabeth Health Center. The outing is a three-person scramble that includes a continental breakfast with lunch at the turn. A steak fry will follow at Magilla’s Sports Bar, 225 Four Mile Run Road, Austintown. The dinner includes the awarding of prizes for hole events, a 50-50 raffle and raffle prizes. Cost is $225 per team, which includes food and cocktails. The dinner for those who don’t golf is $30 per person or $50 per couple. The cost of sponsoring a hole is $100 and $50 for a program ad. The committee also is accepting items for a basket auction, monetary donations and gifts. Those wanting to participate in any way can do so at Magilla’s or by contacting Jim Krokoski at 330-507-3734, Mark Kellerman at 330-397-7652 or Johnny Mashiska at 330-519-6753.

West Side Cats will host its eighth annual Poker Run on July 21 at Master’s Bar & Grill, 1675 Trumbull Ave., Girard. There also will be a basket auction and 50/50 raffle. A buffet will be available at a cost of $10 for non-bikers. The buffet and auction will take place from 1 to 5 p.m. Registration for motorcycles begins at 11 a.m., with first bikes out at noon. Cost is $15 per bike, $5 per passenger and includes buffet. A $100 Visa gift card will be awarded to the best hand. Proceeds will assist with veterinary expenses. For information, visit on Facebook; at www.westsidecats.org; or call 330-792-4228.

Yellow Brick Place will host its second annual Memorial Golf Outing on July 12 at Avalon at Squaw Creek, 761 Youngstown Kingsville Road SE. The event is in memory of Donna Detwiler, YBP co-founder; Jennie Benigas, one of the organization’s first volunteers; and Jim Aleshire, board member and volunteer. Registration opens at 7:30 a.m. with a 9 a.m. shotgun start. The goal is to raise funds and awareness of the multiple services offered to those fighting cancer. All services are free and nonmedical in nature. Cost is $150 per golfer and includes GPS cart, unlimited use of the practice range, locker room access, all amenities the day of the event as well as breakfast, lunch, dinner and drinks. Proceeds benefit Yellow Brick Place programs. For information or to register, visit yellowbrickplace.org/golf-outing-2018/ or call 234-228-9550.


Gethsemane Lutheran Church, 1110 N. Salem-Warren Road, North Jackson, will participate in a community-wide yard sale Aug. 2 and 3. Vendors are needed, and spaces are available for $20 (approximately 10- by 12-feet). Bring your own table. For information, call Joyce at 330-538-2139 or Steve at 330-696-8911. Leave a message if there is no answer.

Helping Hands Closet at Western Reserve United Methodist Church, 4580 Canfield Road, has nearly new clothes for the entire family. July specials for the family include all inventory at 50 percent off. Store hours are 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. each Tuesday.

Jackson Township Citizens Association, a 501(c)(3) nonprofit, is seeking vendors for its annual community-wide yard sales to take place Aug. 2 and 3 near the JM football field, 10748 Mahoning Ave. Sizes are 12x20 and cost is $20 for both days. Call Gary at 330-727-5449 for information.

Ohio Living Senior Center, 1110 Fifth Ave., Youngstown, is accepting donations for its rummage sale Monday through July 31, weekdays only. No clothing, televisions or computer monitors will be accepted. Donations can be dropped off from 8:30 a.m. to 4 p.m. Monday through Friday. Volunteers are needed and can call 330-744-5071.

Shepherd of the Valley Howland residents will host an Antique Tent Show from 3 to 7 p.m. July 18 at 4100 North River Road NE, Warren. There will be appraisers in attendance who will appraise antique dolls, Native American artifacts, jewelry, silver, primitive collectibles, antique clothing and more. The event is free, and attendees are invited to take two items for appraisal. For information, call Rachel Ellis at 330-856-9232, ext. 2618, or email rellis@shepherdofthevalley.com.


Ashtabula County Antique Engine Club will host its 38th Annual Big-3 Day Show from Friday through Sunday at 4026 state Route 322 in Wayne. Senior Citizen Day is Friday, and throughout the weekend there will be displays, tractor pulls, flea market, crafts, music, parades and more. The show will be open from 7 a.m. to 9 p.m. Friday and Saturday and from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. Sunday. Donation is $5. For information, visit www.ashtabulaantiqueengineclub.net.

United Quilt Guild will host a show from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. July 19 and 20, and from 1 to 5 p.m. July 21 at First Friends Church, 1028 Jennings Ave., Salem. Proceeds will benefit the Walnut Grove Playground, an all-inclusive facility in Canfield. Cost is $6 or $10 for a three-day pass. There will be awards, lectures, vendors, a quilt raffle, raffle baskets, refreshments and demonstrations.


Argus Lodge 545 F & AM will host a Bike & Car Cruise from noon to 4 p.m. July 14 (rain date will be July 28) at Argus Park, 5050 Shield Road, Canfield. There will be dash plaques, gift bags, raffles, food, a DJ and more. Free to the public or $10 for entry of bike and car participants. For information, call Wayne Unger at 330-881-3902.

Girard Aerie Eagles 2172 will host its annual picnic at 1 p.m. Aug. 10 at Chestnut Ridge Park & Campgrounds, 6486 Chestnut Ridge Road, Hubbard. All participants are asked to bring a covered dish. The club will provide hot dogs, hamburgers, cheeseburgers and soft drinks.

Hubbard Community Pool, 200 Hall Ave., will host its 15th annual Summer Sizzler from noon to 5 p.m. July 13. The event will include free swimming, a basket raffle and food for $1. Raffle items include gift cards for restaurants, golfing, beauty shops, kids games and toys, a Hubbard Eagle desk chair, Pirates tickets, yoga and massage certificates, pet resort certificates, Avon, grocery store gift cards and more. Free admission. Proceeds will go toward pool improvements.

Lake Milton Women’s League will sponsor Arts & Crafts at the Beach from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Aug. 10 at Lake Milton State Park, 2323 Grandview Ave. There will be vendors selling homemade crafts, foods, art and direct sale products. For information, visit Lake Milton Arts & Crafts at the Beach Facebook page. For questions, call Lynn at 330-717-1226.

Lamppost Farm, 14900 Market St., Columbiana, will host Pizza Picnics from 6 to 9 p.m. July 13, Aug. 10 and Aug. 24. Cheese, meat, garden vegetable or specialty options available. Bring your own beverage and blanket. Pre-order at www.squareup.com/store/lamppost-farm. For information, call the farm at 330-531-4240, stop by the store from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. each Saturday, or visit www.lamppostfarm.com.

Mission Night Market will take place from 6 to 10 p.m. July 12 at Huntington Place Plaza, 1393 Boardman-Canfield Road. Food, drinks and live entertainment will be available. Proceeds benefit Rescue Mission of Mahoning Valley. The Market will take place the second Friday of each month, today through Oct. 11. The market provides opportunities for local producers to share healthy foods, new businesses to be revealed, musicians to reach other audiences, community groups to share programs and for the community to gather together. All ages are welcome.

Ohltown United Methodist Church, 2001 Ohltown Road, Mineral Ridge, will host its Veteran Family Picnic at 6 p.m. July 11. Free dinners will be provided to all veterans and their families. Reservations are not required, but are appreciated at 330-652-6614.

“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. The center is open to the public from noon to 4. p.m. Tuesday through Sunday.

Redeemer Lutheran Church, 2305 S. Canfield-Niles Road, Austintown, will host a viewing of “Charlotte’s Web” at 2 p.m. July 21. Admission is free and open to the public. There also will be a free ice cream sundae bar.

Pink Ribbon Golf Classic will take place July 15 at Avalon Lakes Golf and Country Club. Cost is $110 per golfer. Proceeds benefit the American Cancer Society. The event will be an 18-hole scramble with lunch and a basket auction and raffle. Registration and continental breakfast will begin at 8 a.m., with a shotgun start at 9. For information, call Donna Mowrey at 330-207-9630 or Nancy Felton at 330-533-2712.

Wayne Town Hall, state Routes 322 and 193, Wayne Township, will host an Ice Cream Social from noon to 3 p.m. July 13. Participants can make their own sundaes and enjoy other desserts, sloppy Joes, hot dogs and beverages. There also will be a bluegrass jam. Take instruments and chairs to play along. No fee, but donations are encouraged. This event will take place rain or shine.


Canfield AARP 3104 will host a bus trip to Jamestown, N.Y., Sept. 17 and 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. Nonmembers are welcome at meetings and on bus trips. For membership information, call Connie at 330-332-0121.

Gednetz-Ruzek-Brown Funeral Home will sponsor a bus trip to Pittsburgh from 9:30 a.m. to 11 p.m. July 27. Cost is $95 per person and includes light breakfast before departure, bus trip, $10 free play at Rivers Casino, lunch at the Grandview Buffet, a self-guided tour of the Heinz Museum and a dinner cruise on the Gateway Clipper. The funeral home also will sponsor a Family Day in Kennywood Park from 8:30 a.m. to 9 p.m. Aug. 9. Cost is $65 per person and includes light breakfast before departure, bus trip, entrance to the park, a private pavilion all-day at the park, a nacho bar for lunch and dinner. Anyone younger than 18 must be accompanied by an adult. To make reservations, call 330-938-2526 or email to sbarnhouse@outlook.com.

Poland Historical Society will sponsor a bus trip to Pittsburgh on Sept. 18. The bus will leave at 8:30 a.m. from Poland United Methodist Church, 1940 Boardman-Poland Road, and will leave Pittsburgh at 5 p.m. for the return trip. The itinerary includes the Phipps Conservatory and Botanical Garden, lunch at Schenley Park Cafe, a tour of the Frick Art & Historical Center and the Clayton Mansion. Cost is $115 and registration must be made by Aug. 12. Early registration is recommended. Forms are available through the society or can be emailed. Make check payable to the Poland Historical Society and mail to P.O. Box 5052, Poland, OH 44514. Include your name, address, phone number and email address. For information, call Larry Bartos at 330-757-4223. Send requests for registration forms to phs@polandtownship.com.

Sutliff Museum will host a one-day bus trip July 17 to Bedford to visit the Hezekiah Dunham House, the 1874 Town Hall, the Wheeling and Lake Erie Railroad Depot and an 1892 Gothic revival Baptist church. Lunch will be provided. The group will leave Walmart, 2016 Millennium Blvd., Cortland, at 8:30 a.m. and return by 4 p.m. Cost is $65 per person and includes lunch, transportation, admissions, snacks, guides and insurance. For information or to register, visit www.sutliffmuseum.org or call 330-395-6575.

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.