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Tuesday, May 21, 2019


Canfield Republican Women’s Club will sponsor its sixth annual PAC Quarter Auction on June 5 at the Shrine Club Pavilion, 1735 W. South Range Road, North Lima. Dress for the weather. Doors open at 5 p.m., the auction begins at 6. Food will be available for purchase. Bring your own beverages. Admission is $10. The all-in paddle is back. For $50, participants are entered for every item available. Participants may purchase paddles at the event. Bring quarters or buy them there. For tickets, call Sharon Henry at 703-731-4135, email or mail a check made payable to CRWC PAC to 4826 Kirk Road, Columbiana, OH 44408. Tickets will be mailed.

Struthers Rotary will host its annual Duck Race and Basket Auction on 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.


Boardman-Glenwood Middle School, 7635 Glenwood Ave., will be the site of the iCAN Shine Bike Camp that will take place June 10-14. The camp uses adaptive bicycles, specialized instructional programs and trained staff to enable individuals with a disability to learn to ride a conventional bike. Riders attend one 75-minute session each day for five consecutive days. Cost for members of the Down Syndrome Association of the Mahoning Valley is $50, and the fee is $75 for nonmembers. Space is limited, register today at or call 330-726-3728.


Warriors Inc. Daddy Daughter (or father-figure) Dance will take place from 4:30 to 8 p.m. June 15 at the Byzantine Center, 3801 Shady Run Road, Youngstown. Cost is $30; $15 for each additional daughter. Registration deadline is June 4. For information, contact Tammy Hale at 330-783-5440.


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

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, artisan/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 For information about the festival or CATB, call 330-482-2282 or visit

Diletto Winery will host an indoor/outdoor Slushie Fest from noon to 7 p.m. Monday at 8578 Market St., Boardman. The event will take place rain or shine, and will feature Diletto wine slushies, Diletto wine and sangria, craft beer from Birdfish Brewing Co. and Penguin City Brewing Co., local food trucks, live music, cornhole, outdoor games, and tie-dyed T-shirts to support the charity Goodness Grows. For information, call the winery at 330-330-8844 or visit

Friends of the Mahoning River will host its eighth annual RiverFest from noon to 5 p.m. June 2 at the B&O Station, 530 Mahoning Ave., Youngstown. Free admission and parking. There will be free canoeing, kayak rides, and environmental and historical presentations relating to the river. Attendees can take their own refillable bottles. Children’s activities will include crafts, bounce-around, a tall slide, Boy Scout camping and a Pirate Walk. There also will be an opportunity to win a $25 gift certificate. For information, call Patricia Dunbar at 330-719-2337.


Boardman Booster Club will host its 36th annual golf scramble June 17 at Tippecanoe Country Club, 5870 Tippecanoe Road, Canfield. Registration and lunch will take place at noon with a shotgun start at 1 p.m. and dinner at 6:30. Cost is $500 for a team of four ($125 per golfer) or $25 per person for dinner only. For information, visit or call Barb Carlon at 330-718-3890. Make checks payable to Boardman Booster Club and mail to Carlon at 7388 Eagle Trace, Boardman, OH 44512.

Roll 2 Recovery will take place at 8:30 a.m. June 24. Kyle Kolat, an 11-year-old who is a national champion speed skater from Champion, will skate from northern Bristol Township, follow 17.6 miles of Mahoning Avenue and end at Kent State University — Trumbull. He will skate to raise funds for Adult and Teen Challenge, a Christian-based drug and alcohol addiction rehabilitation treatment center for teens and adults. The center provides short- and long-term care programs. For information, call Bernard Kolat at 330-883-6326 or email To donate, visit Kyle’s go fund me page at

Sunshine Benefit Outing will take place July 20 at Lakeside Golf Course, 2404 SE River Road, Lake Milton. Proceeds from the 14th annual 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 is also accepting gifts 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 and $5 per passenger and includes the buffet. A $100 Visa gift card will be awarded to the best hand. WSC is an all volunteer, no-kill rescue and adoption shelter, specializing in special need, neglected, abused and abandoned cats and kittens. Proceeds will assist with veterinary expenses. For information, visit us on Facebook; at; or call 330-792-4228.


Our Lady of Lourdes Catholic Church, 210 E. Main St., East Palestine, will host an open house of its newly renovated facility from 5 to 7 p.m. Wednesday through Friday during the East Palestine Street Fair.


Gethsemane Lutheran Church, 1110 N. Salem-Warren Road, North Jackson, will participate in the community-wide yard sale that will take place 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. May specials are 20 percent off orchid-colored tickets. Clearance continues on other colored tickets at $1 each. Store hours are 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. Tuesdays.

Howland Community Church, 198 Niles-Cortland Road SE, Warren, will host a garage, attic and basement sale from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Saturday. There also will be a bake sale. Free admission.

Immaculate Heart of Mary Church, 4490 Norquest Blvd., Austintown, will host its annual rummage sale June 6 through 9, during the festival. The sale will take place from 6 to 9 p.m. each night.

Poland Lions Club will host its annual Treasures of the Trunk sale from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. June 8 at Poland High School, 3199 Dobbins Road, in the stadium parking lot. Vendors are needed for the 100 available spaces. Crafters, home goods, furniture, toys, specialty items and garage sale items are welcome. Cost is $20. For information and vendor applications, call Judy at 330-360-3641 or Lori at 330-506-9611.

St. Jude and Our Lady of Lourdes Churches will host their fourth annual festival, 180 Seventh St., Columbiana, from 5 to 10 p.m. June 20 through 22 and from 3 to 10 p.m. June 23. There will be homemade food, rides, raffles, children’s games, crafts, beer, wine and music. Veterans Night will be June 20. Free admission and open to the public. For information, visit

West Farmington Pythian Sisters will host a rummage and bake sale from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. June 7 and from 9 a.m. to noon June 8 at the K of P Hall, 182 College St. There will be clothing, household items, books and more. Lunch will be served June 7 only, and June 8 will be $2 per bag day.


Autism Society of Mahoning Valley will host its Autism Warrior Event on June 8 at the Canfield Fairgrounds. The event will feature a Ninja Warrior course, a people-powered tractor pull, a 5K and one-mile walk. There also will be children’s entertainment and a special needs resource fair. Sponsorships are available at For information, call Robin Suzellis, event chairwoman, at 330-333-9609.

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.

LIVE New Wilmington will sponsor The Tour de Donut, a bike ride that will take place June 8. Riders will depart from Memorial Field House at Westminster College. Registration begins at 8 a.m. and cost is $20 per rider, which includes a limited edition T-shirt. Various routes will include 10 miles, two 30-mile choices, and a hill challenge. Visit to see route options. Drinks, snacks and doughnuts will be supplied for all riders at designated stops along the routes. Those who eat a full dozen doughnuts throughout their ride will win a hand-crafted doughnut medallion. Those 12 and under will only need to eat a half dozen. This year’s Tour de Donut sponsors include Apple Castle, Bicycles and More, Lawrence County Tourism Promotion Agency, LIVE New Wilmington, Simply Branded, Carried Away Outfitters, and Westminster College. For information or to register for the event, visit

Mahoning Valley Astronomical Society will host its seventh annual Bill Pearce Memorial Star Party from 9 to 11 p.m. June 1 at Pogany Pavilion in Austintown Township Park, 6000 Kirk Road, weather permitting. The event is free and open to the public. There will be viewing of the planets and deep space objects through telescopes and binoculars, and a question-and-answer about various types of telescopes. All minors must be supervised, and attendees are asked to take bug spray and bottled water. As you enter the park, turn left onto the first road for Pogany Pavilion. For information, email Rich Mattiussi at

Ozer Ministries will host its fourth annual Artisans Against Domestic Violence Art Exhibit from 4:30 to 8:30 p.m. June 28 at Whispering Pines Castle, operated by Alchemy Acres Animal Sanctuary. Art submissions are being accepted through June 1 and can be sent to or mailed to Georgia Carl, 1063 Parkside Drive, Alliance, OH 44601. For information, call Ozer Ministries at 330-426-2147 or email

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 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.

Simply Slavic festival, which will take place from noon to midnight June 15 on Federal Plaza East, is seeking authentically Slavic retail, craft, fine art and food vendors for its marketplace and food tents. Simply Slavic has vending space for 15 food vendors and 10 marketplace vendors, who will provide a variety of merchandise and foods for patrons. Applications from new vendors are being accepted, and questions are welcome at any time. For information, contact Dave Slanina at 330-509-0754 or

Youngstown Lions Club will host its 58th annual Turtle Derby at 6:30 p.m. June 17 during the Cruising on the River Car Show that will take place on East Water Street in Lowellville. There will be food, games for kids, a basket raffle and the turtle derby. For information, visit


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

Niles Chapter of the American Sewing Guild will sponsor a one-day bus trip to Ohio Amish Country on July 25. The group will shop, have lunch in Sugar Creek and also see the play “Stolen” at the Ohio Star Theater. The bus will pick up attendees at 7 a.m. at the former Super Kmart, 5555 Youngstown-Warren Road, Niles, and at 7:30 from the Austintown Plaza, 6000 Mahoning Ave. Cost is $89 for members and $100 for nonmembers. Reservations are due by June 1. For information or reservations, call Barb at 330-550-1215.

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

Trumbull County Travel Club will sponsor a trip to Rapid City, S.D., in September. June day trips also are on the agenda, and seats are available. 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.