American Association of University Women Youngstown branch will host its end-of-the-year potluck picnic at 11 a.m. Saturday at the home of Clydine Watson-Dickey. The event is for members and invited guests only. There will be a brief meeting followed by installation of officers. Meetings will resume in September. Interested graduates may join the AAUW in September by calling 330-758-4142.

Mahoning Valley Amateur Radio Association is celebrating 100 years of amateur radio this year. The club is asking any former members or anyone with information about former members to reply. The club also is seeking pictures and old newsletters to be used during the yearlong celebration. Contact the MVARA at

Mill Creek Chapter of American Business Women’s Association will host its June 11 meeting at A La Cart Catering in Canfield beginning with networking at 6 p.m. and dinner at 6:30. The menu will include southern baked chicken, stuffed shells, red potatoes, Italian vegetable blend, tossed salad, pickled beets, Jell-O, dessert, coffee and tea. Cost is $18 per person and reservations must be made by calling Marilyn Abramski at 330-726-2527 or Darlene Demjen at 330-755-9089 today. The speaker will be Melissa Smith, owner of 1820 House Candles in East Palestine. She will speak about how she runs her online business and prepares the scents for her candles. The public is welcome.


Altrusa Club of Youngstown will have its annual meeting to initiate new members and induct the new foundation board directors at 6 p.m. Thursday at the Firestone Farm’s Community Center. The dinner will be catered at a cost of $15 per person. The club’s mission is to promote literacy in the community. New members are welcome. For information, call Carole McWilson at 330-518-2542.

First Friday Club of Greater Youngstown will welcome Paul Jarzembowski at 11:30 a.m. Thursday at Avion on the Water Banquet Center, 2177 W. Western Reserve Road, Canfield. Jarzembowski, assistant director for youth and young adult ministries of the United States Conference of Catholic Bishops, will speak on “Coming …Youth!” There will be an opportunity for participants to ask questions. Lunch will be served at 11:30 a.m., and the presentation will begin at noon. Cost is $18. Call 330-720-4498 to make a reservation. Reservations are limited. Visit for information.

Friendly Squares will host its monthly square dance from 7:30 to 10 p.m. June 8 at the Niles SCOPE Center, 14 E. State St. Rex Parker will be the caller, and Frankie Hammond will be cuing line dances. Father’s Day will be the theme. This will be a plus dance. Dress is casual, and light refreshments will be served. There is a $6 donation per person at the door. For information, call Gene Hammond at 330-506-3370.

Outspokin’ Wheelmen Bicycle Club offers a varied choice of bicycle rides daily and is seeking new members. Check out for information.

Round Table Woodcarvers meet every Thursday from 9 to 11:45 a.m. at the Senior Center, 1110 Fifth Ave., Youngstown. Anyone interested is welcome. For information, call 330-792-4355.

Trumbull County Travel Club has the following trips planned: June 19 to Cleveland for “Let’s Explore Ohio” day trip; Aug. 14 for the oddities of the Canton area; Sept. 9-17 vacation to South Dakota; and a Nov. 2 outing for a gingerbread tour in Pennsylvania. The club is open to anyone over the age of 21. There are no dues, and meetings are twice a year at various locations within the area. Trumbull County residency is not required to travel with the club. Information on the trips listed above can be obtained by sending a self-addressed, stamped envelope to the secretary. Call Peggy at 330-856-5398 for the address.

Warren Women’s Club will host its 57th annual Rose Luncheon on Wednesday at DiLucia’s Banquet Center, 2610 Elm Road NE. There will be basket and special raffles. Tickets are $25 and must be purchased in advance from any club member or by calling Terri Crabbs at 330-637-3845 or Judy Albright at 330-507-3517, reservation co-chairwomen. Kenneth Conklin, president of The Upton Association, will be the guest speaker. Doors open at 11:15 a.m., and lunch will be served at noon. Proceeds benefit the club’s service projects.


Youngstown South Christian Women’s Connection will host a “Sunshine on my Shoulders” luncheon from 11:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. June 12 at Avion on the Water Banquet Center, 2177 W. Western Reserve Road, Canfield. The event will feature Anna Mineo Howell of Something New Florist. Leighan Wells will provide the music, and Carol Reese will speak. Her topic will be “Life’s Sudden Wake Up Calls.” Cost is $14, which includes lunch. Reservations are required by Wednesday; cancellations are necessary. Call Connie at 330-788-2340 or Patty at 330-332-2789 for information. Call Judy at 330-757-8308 for seating.


D.A.R.E. Singles Group meets at 7:30 p.m. each Thursday at Disciples Christian Church, 565 Boardman-Canfield Road. Activities for the week: at 7 p.m. today, Putt-Putt at Sports World on South Avenue; at 6:30 p.m. Wednesday, music at Woodworth Park on Western Reserve Road; at 7:30 p.m. Thursday, new member meeting and beach volleyball at the church; and from 6 to 10 p.m. June 7, card night at Denny’s on Mahoning Avenue.


Struthers Historical Society will meet at 1 p.m. Sunday at the society’s museum, 50 Terrace St. Roslyn Torella, author of “Lowellville, Ohio: Murders, Mayhem and More,” will discuss the book.


Alzheimer Network Family Support Group will meet due to the holiday at 6:30 p.m. Monday at Emanuel Lutheran Education Building, 251 S. Broadway St. Regular meeting times will be: 7 p.m. Tuesday at Zion’s Reformed United Church of Christ, 260 Main St., Greenville; and 10 a.m. Wednesday at Children’s Rehabilitation, 855 Howland-Wilson Road, Howland. Family members and caregivers are welcome to attend. All meetings are offered at no charge. For information, call 330-788-9755.

Alzheimer Network Family Support Groups will meet at 1 p.m. Thursday at Boardman United Methodist Church, 6809 Market St., in the library. Parking is available in the lot off Buena Vista. Use the back door under the portico. Family members and caregivers are welcome. All meetings are offered at no charge. For information, call 330-788-9755.

NAMI Mahoning Valley offers a Connections support group that meets the second and fourth Thursdays of each month at 6 p.m. at Alta Care, 142 Javit Court, Austintown. NAMI Mahoning Valley also offers Family Support Groups that provide information and support for family members and friends of individuals with mental illness. Family groups meet the first Thursday of each month at 11 a.m. at Girard Library, 105 E. Prospect St.; and the second Tuesday of each month at 7 p.m. at Alta Care. Connections also meets the first and third Monday each month at the Homes for Kids office, 165 E. Park Ave., Niles. For information about the groups or other services provided, call Carrie Baun, program director, 330-727-9214 or visit

Nar-Anon, a 12-step program for relatives and friends affected by a loved one’s addiction to drugs, will meet at 7 p.m. Friday at Howland Community Church, 198 Niles-Cortland Road SE, Warren; and at 7 p.m. Sunday upstairs at the Sahara Club, 2345 Youngstown Road SE (state Route 422), Warren. For information, call Bill at 330-856-3822.

National Association for Anorexia Nervosa and other associated eating disorders will offer a free support group at 9 a.m. June 8 in the Founders room, Notre Dame Church, 2325 Highland Road, Hermitage, Pa. All men and women suffering from an eating disorder and their family and friends are welcome. For information, call Renee Zamary at 724-981-5435 or visit

Never Alone Nar-Anon Group is a 12-step program for family, relatives and friends affected by a loved one’s addiction to drugs. The group meets Wednesdays at 7 p.m. at the First Presbyterian Church of Girard, 890 Churchill-Hubbard Road. For information, contact Cindy at 330-207-0845.

Overeaters Anonymous Groups have scheduled the following local meetings: 10 a.m. Saturday, St. Thomas the Apostle Catholic Church hall, Room 2, 4453 Warren-Sharon Road, Vienna; 4:30 p.m. Sunday, Shenango Presbyterian Church, 3144 Wilmington Road, New Castle, Pa.; 1 p.m. Monday, Girard Multigenerational Center, 443 Trumbull Ave., Girard; 7:30 p.m. Wednesday, Liberty Presbyterian Church, 1451 Church Hill-Hubbard Road, Liberty; and 7:30 p.m. Thursday, New Life Lutheran Church, 1181 Church Hill-Hubbard Road. All locations are accessible.

Parents Together meets the first and third Monday of each month from 2:30 to 4:30 p.m. at Blessed Sacrament Parish, 3020 Reeves Road, Warren, and the second and fourth Tuesday of each month from 5:30 to 7:30 p.m. at Hospice House, 9803 Sharrott Road, Poland. Pre-registration is required by calling Karen Lewis at 330-549-5900.

TOPS 327 is seeking new members who want to Take Off Pounds Sensibly. The meeting will take place Monday at Christ Church Presbyterian, 1933 Canfield Road, Youngstown. Weigh-in is from 5 to 5:30 p.m., followed by the meeting at 5:45. The first meeting is free. Guests are welcome. For information, call 330-799-3106.

TOPS 1237, Austintown, will meet Thursday at Venture Church of the CMA, 250 Idaho Road. Weigh-in is from 4:45 to 5:15 p.m., followed by the meeting until 6. Guests are welcome. For information, call 330-758-4923.

TOPS 1497, Youngstown, will meet from 9:30 to 11 a.m. Thursday at St. Maron Church, 1555 S. Meridian Road, Youngstown. New members are welcome; the first meeting is free. For information, call 330-974-8450.

Yellow Brick Place, 2959 Canfield Road, Youngstown, will host the following activities: chair yoga at 11:15 a.m. each Saturday in June, Suite 3, YBP; Prostate Cancer Support Group, 6 p.m. Tuesday in Suite 3, YBP; Multiple Myeloma Support Group, 6 p.m. June 17 at Denny’s Restaurant on Belmont Avenue; beauty program for women to combat appearance-related side effects of cancer from 1 to 3 p.m. June 18 Suite 10, YBP. YBP Memorial Golf Outing will be July 12 at Avalon at Squaw Creek. Call YBP if interested for advance registration. Yellow Brick Trail – Day of Adventure, for children age 6 to 12 whose parents have cancer, will take place from 8:30 a.m. to 3 p.m. Aug. 8 at Mill Creek MetroParks Farm. Call the Yellow Brick Place at 234-228-9550 for information on any of the events.


Tri-State Detachment 494 Marine Corps League will host its monthly meeting at 7 p.m. Tuesday at the Saxon Club, 710 S. Meridian Road, Youngstown.

Club news is published Friday. Please submit information about upcoming activities to the Society Department by noon Wednesday.

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