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Tuesday, July 30, 2019


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.


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

Holy Spirit Parish Festival will take place at St. Vitus Catholic Church, 910 S. Mercer St., New Castle, Pa., 6 p.m. Aug. 7-10. Admission is free. Highlights include fireworks by Starfire Corp., rides and concessions by Thomas Family Amusements, games, Italian-American entertainment, grand raffle with $24,000 total prize money, basket raffle and baby doll dance.

Hubbard St. Patrick Church, 357 N. Main St., will host its 61st annual festival Thursday through Sunday. Hours of operation will be from 6 to 11 p.m. Thursday and Friday; from 5 p.m. to midnight Saturday; and from 3 to 11 p.m. Sunday. 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 Saturday, there will be a 5K Race and naming of the grand prize winner. 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 10x10 space. The event will include “Touch a Truck” with Liberty police and fire and the Youngstown Air Reserve Station, along with children’s games and prizes. Email for a reservation form.


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. 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.

Animal Welfare League of Trumbull County will host Steel Valley Woofstock 2 that will take place from 5 to 11:30 p.m. Sept. 28 at Tiffany Manor, 601 Bedford Road SE, Brookfield. Proceeds will benefit the Animal Welfare 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 will be available for purchase beginning Thursday at the Animal League, 812 Youngstown-Kingsville Road SE, Vienna, and select locations. For information, call 330-545-2255 or email


Faith 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. Friday and from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Saturday. 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.

Gethsemane Lutheran Church, 1110 N. Salem-Warren Road, North Jackson, will participate in a community-wide yard sale Friday and Saturday. Vendor 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.

Jackson Township Citizens Association, a 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization, is seeking vendors for its annual community-wide yard sales to take place Friday and Saturday 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.

Ohio Living Senior Center, 1110 Fifth Ave., Youngstown, is accepting donations for its rummage sale through Wednesday. 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.

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

St. Christine Church youth program will host a Trunk to Treasure Sale from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday. 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 Thursday. 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.

St. William Parish, 5431 Mahoning Ave., Champion, will host its annual rummage sale Thursday through Saturday. Sale hours on Thursday and Friday are 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. and Saturday 8 to 11 a.m. A lunch counter also will be available.


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

Mahoning Valley Olde Car Club Inc. will host its 41st annual Car Show and Flea Market from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Sunday at Boardman Park. Registration will begin at 9 and close at 1, and the awards assembly will take place at 4. For information, visit Pre-registration must be made by today. 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.

Nighthawks RC Club will host an RC model helicopter show from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. Aug. 16 and 17 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


Christ the Good Shepherd, St. Lucy Church, 397 Tenney Ave., will host a traditional assumption celebration with a 5:30 p.m. Mass on Aug. 15. There will then be a procession culminating with a reception at the Palermo Center (next to the church), 394 Tenney Ave., Campbell. The event is free but reservations must be made by Aug. 12, by calling Carmel Gerlick, 330-755-6801; Liana Berardino, 330-755-5438; or Lucy Cioffi, 330-755-3617.

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 attendees are asked to take a covered dish. The club will provide hot dogs, hamburgers, cheeseburgers and soft drinks.

Holy Apostles Parish, Sts. Peter and Paul Croatian Church will host its summer picnic from 11 a.m to 6 p.m. Sunday 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 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.

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. Aug. 10 and 24. Cheese, meat, garden vegetable or specialty options available. Bring your own beverage and blanket. Pre-order at 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

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

Mission 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.

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 Tyler History Center is open to the public Tuesday through Sunday, noon to 4 p.m.

The 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.

Youngstown-Warren African American Male Wellness 7th annual 5K Walk & Run will be held at 7 a.m. Aug. 10 at the Covelli Centre. Free to everyone, the event has specialty pavilions for veterans, youths and the elderly set in a festival-like setting. After the community walk, the event caps off with live entertainment. NFL head referee and Youngstown native Ron Torbert is the honorary chairman, and the Rev. Lewis W. Macklin II is the local coordinator. Call 330-788-1696 or email for information.


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.

The Mothers’ Ministry of The Greater Friendship Missionary Baptist Church, 646 Lakewood Ave., Youngstown, will sponsor a coach line ride and dinner to Dutch Valley Restaurant on Aug. 10. Cost is $65 for adults and $35 for children under 10. For information, contact Pecola Hunter at 330-747-7373 or the church office at 330-743-5084.

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

Sutliff 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 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.