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ÔøΩSHrSStruthers 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.


ÔøΩSHrSSalem Public Library is offering tai ji classes from 9 to 10 a.m. Wednesday 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 www.salem.lib.oh.us or by calling the library at 330-332-0042. Clothing should be loose fitting and comfortable, and shoes should provide support. The class will take place each Wednesday through Aug. 21.


ÔøΩArchangel 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 archangelmichael.oh.goarch.org.

ÔøΩSHrSHubbard St. Patrick Church, 357 N. Main St., will host its 61st annual festival Aug. 1 through 4. Hours of operation will be from 6 to 11 p.m. Aug. 1 and 2; from 5 p.m. to midnight Aug. 3; and from 3 to 11 p.m. Aug. 4. There will be food (made by parishioners), games, rides, raffles and bingo. Entertainment will include Fabulous Flashbacks, Demos Pappadimas, The House Band, Hern Brothers Band and Generation Rock featuring Leanne Binder. Also on Aug. 3, there will be a 5K Race and naming of the grand prize winner. For information, visit www.saintpatsfestival.com.

ÔøΩSHrSInfant Jesus of Prague Byzantine Catholic Church, 7754 South Ave., Boardman, will host an ethnic food festival at 11 a.m. Saturday.


ÔøΩSHrSLamppost 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. Sunday 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 or visit www.lamppostfarm.com.

ÔøΩSHrSNOMS Ankle & Foot Care Centers will host its 21st annual Diabetes Golf Benefit that will take place Aug. 16 at Pine Lakes Golf Club, 6233 W. Liberty St. 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. and 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.


ÔøΩFaith Fellowship Church of God, 388 E. Midlothian Blvd., Youngstown, will host a rummage and bake sale from 9 a.m. to 6:30 p.m. Aug. 2 and from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Aug. 3. A spaghetti dinner will be available at $8 for adults, $4 for children age 6 through 12 and free for children age 5 and younger. Dinner includes soft drink or coffee.ÔøΩ

‚äÔøΩGethsemane 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.

ÔøΩHelping 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. There is a large infant through teen department. Store hours are 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. each Tuesday.

SHrSÔøΩJackson Township Citizens Association, a 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization, 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 12-by-20, and cost is $20 for both days. Call Gary at 330-727-5449 for information.

ÔøΩ‚äÔøΩOhio Living Senior Center, 1110 Fifth Ave., Youngstown, is accepting donations for its rummage sale now 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.

ÔøΩSt. Anthony of Padua Church, 1125 Turin St., Youngstown, will host a Trash 2 Treasure Sale from 8 a.m. to 2 p.m. Aug. 2 and 3. Items included will be collectibles, household items, children’s toys, furniture, Depression glass, Christmas decorations and more.

ÔøΩSt. Christine Church youth program will host a Trunk to Treasure Sale from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. Aug. 3. Proceeds will benefit the youth program and the Small Heroes Foundation, which assists in finding a cure for Duchenne Muscular Dystrophy. Trunk sale sites are $10 each, rain or shine, and refunds will not be available. Reservations are due by Aug. 1. Make checks payable to St. Christine Church and mail to Trunk Sale, 3502 Stratmore Ave., Youngstown, OH 44511, with your name, phone number and address. For information or to make a donation, call Kathy at 330-783-1530.

ÔøΩSHrSSt. William Parish, 5431 Mahoning Ave., Champion, will host its annual rummage sale Aug. 1-3. Sale hours Aug. 1 and 2 are 9 a.m. to 4 p.m., and Aug. 3 hours will be 8 to 11 a.m. A lunch counter also will be available.


ÔøΩAmerican Association of University Women’s planning committee is seeking vendors for its annual craft and vendor show set for Oct. 25 at St. Paul Lutheran Church in Warren. Eight-foot tables are available. For information, call Diana Bauman at 330-856-6034 or email dianabauman7@gmail.com.

ÔøΩMahoning Valley Olde Car Club Inc. will host its 41st annual Car Show and Flea Market from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Aug. 4 at Boardman Park. Registration will begin at 9 and close at 1, and the awards assembly will take place at 4. For information, visit www.mvocc.com. Pre-registration must be made by July 30. Proceeds will benefit Harper Foley, a 4-year-old who has Dravet Syndrome, a rare form of epilepsy that causes behavioral and developmental delays, and for which there is no cure.

ÔøΩSHrSOur 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 cry37@att.net.


ÔøΩGirard 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.

ÔøΩHoly Apostles Parish, Sts. Peter and Paul Croatian Church will host its summer picnic from 11 a.m. to 6 p.m. Aug. 4 at Strossmayer Croatian Picnic Grounds, 4202 Smith-Stewart Road, Vienna. The day will begin with an 11 a.m. Mass, and food will be available at noon. There will be a bake sale, beverages, raffles and children’s games. No food or coolers. Cost is $5 for adults and free for children age 12 and younger. For information, call David Ivko at 330-270-1571. The picnic is sponsored by the Daughters Club and the Holy Name Society of Sts. Peter and Paul Church.

ÔøΩSHrSHoly Trinity Serbian Orthodox Church, 39 Laird Ave., Youngstown, will host its 87th annual Serbian Day Picnic of Youngstown from noon to 9 p.m. Sunday. The event will include traditional foods, live music, refreshments and more. Admission is free.

ÔøΩLake 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.

ÔøΩMission Night Market will take place from 6 to 10 p.m. Aug. 9 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, 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.

ÔøΩNAMI 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 staff@namimv.org.

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

ÔøΩSHrSThe 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.


ÔøΩCanfield 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. Nonmembers are welcome at meetings and on bus trips. For membership information, call Connie at 330-332-0121.

ÔøΩGednetz-Ruzek-Brown Funeral Home will sponsor a bus trip to Pittsburgh from 9:30 a.m. to 11 p.m. Saturday. 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.

ÔøΩPoland 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.

ÔøΩSutliff Museum will host a one-day bus trip Aug. 12 to the National First Ladies’ Historic Site in Canton followed by lunch at Bender’s Tavern. The group will then visit Five Oaks Historic Mansion in Massillon. The group will leave Walmart, 2016 Millennium Blvd., Cortland, at 8 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.

ÔøΩSHrSTrumbull 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.