On the calendar this week

FRI/15

COLUMBIANA

“Christmas Open House,” 6-8 p.m., Christ the King Anglican Church, 202 E. Park Ave.

LEETONIA

Fish fry, 5-8 p.m., Italian American Club, 202 Main St.; carryouts, 330-427-9900.

NEW WATERFORD

Fish specials, 4-9 p.m., New Waterford Eagles Club.

SALEM

Happy, Joyous and Free Big Book Study meeting, 8 a.m., 1365 Sevakeen Circle; 330-537-4114.

Food distribution, 9-11:30 a.m., Salem Community Pantry, 794 E. Third St.

Al-Anon meeting, 6 p.m., Oxford House, 320 Benton Road (Route 14); wheelchair accessible.

Ugly sweater contest, 7-11 p.m, AMVETS Post 45, 750 S. Broadway Ave.; with DJ Jay Whitman.

Salem Eagles membership Christmas party, 7-11 p.m.; bring a coverdish for dinner at 7:30 p.m.; ugly sweater contest at 9:30 p.m.

“The Christmas Carol,” 7:30 p.m., Salem Community Theatre; tickets, 330-332-9688.

“The Journey of Hope: The Birth of the Savior,” presented by Allegheny Wesleyan College, 7 p.m., Salem High School auditorium; free admission.

Addiction recovery, open meeting, 8 p.m., Faith Chapel, 511 E. Pershing St.; 330-332-8573.

SAT/16

ALLIANCE

Bingo, 6:25 p.m., Disabled American Veterans #50, 9540 McCallum Road NE; doors open at 5 p.m.

DAMASCUS

Monthly community breakfast, 7-11 a.m., Damascus United Methodist Church, 300 Valley Road; $5 for adults, $3 for children under 10.

LISBON

Lisbon Blue Pride Band Boosters are sponsoring a “Breakfast with Santa and Mrs. Claus,” 8-11 a.m., First United Methodist Church, 114 E. Washington St.; $8 for adults, $5 for 12 and under.

ROGERS

Alchemy Acres Animal Sanctuary’s open house, noon-6 p.m., at its new home, Whispering Pines Castle, 6295 Adams Road; admission, $10.

SALEM

Santa will visit with children and friendly pets from noon-5 p.m. during “Photos with Santa Paws,” Jen’s Paint Cellar, 1098 E. State St.; digital photos are $5; proceeds will benefit Close to Home Animal Rescue (cthar.org).

Decorated Christmas trees on display, inspired by paintings of local artist Charles Burchfield, open from 1-5 p.m., Burchfield Homestead, 867 E. Fourth St.; admission $3; free for children under 10; 330-717-0092.

Christmas party for children and grandchildren of Eagles members, 1-3 p.m., post home; hosted by the ladies auxiliary.

“Go Wild in the Park” program, “The History of the Native American Indian in Columbiana County” presented by local amateur historian Steve Reed, 2-3 p.m., Salem Public Library’s Quaker Room; registration required at salem.lib.oh.us, 330-332-004 or 330-332-5512.

Christmas tour through the home of Bob and Linda Sebo, 5-9:30 p.m., $25; reservations required at 330-277-6049 or 330-853-8242; day of the tour, $30; fundraiser for True Heroes Under God, a youth group from Emmanuel Lutheran Church.

“The Christmas Carol,” 7:30 p.m., Salem Community Theatre; tickets, 330-332-9688.

SEBRING

Free clothing giveaway, 10 a.m.-noon, Acts 2 Clothes Closet located behind Pine Lake Christian Church, 636 Pine Lake Road; 330-938-2561.

SUN/17

COLUMBIANA

Seventh Grade and High School Winter Band Concert, 7 p.m., Columbiana High School auditorium.

CANFIELD

Multiple Sclerosis Services Agency’s Christmas party, A La Cart Catering; registration, 12:30 p.m.; sit down dinner, 1:30 p.m.; 330-533-6772.

HANOVERTON

United Local Vocal Music Department’s Christmas concert, 2:30 p.m., high school auditorium; free admission; donations accepted.

LISBON

Lions Club bingo, 6 p.m., Industrial Park, doors open at 4 p.m.

NEW WATERFORD

Breakfast, 8 a.m.-noon, New Waterford Eagles Club.

SALEM

Public breakfast, 8-11 a.m.,Veterans of Foreign Wars Post 892, 496 Arch St.; special appearance by Santa Claus; haystacks or traditional meal of eggs, pancakes, hash browns, sausage patties, toast, orange juice and coffee; $5.

“Homecoming Christmas Concert,” 10:30 a.m., Salem Bible Methodist Church, 1647 N. Ellsworth Ave.; music provided by R.B. Kuhn on organ and piano.

Christmas cantata, 10:30 a.m., Emmanuel Lutheran Church, 251 S. Broadway Ave.; followed by the burying of the time capsule in celebration of the church’s 125th anniversary.

Decorated Christmas trees, inspired by paintings of local artist Charles Burchfield, open from 1-5 p.m., Burchfield Homestead, 867 E. Fourth St.; admission $3; free for children under 10; 330-717-0092.

“The Christmas Carol,” 2 p.m., Salem Community Theatre; tickets, 330-332-9688.

“Holiday Ugly Sweater Party,” 2-4 p.m., Salem Public Library’s Quaker Room; no registration.

Quaker Bells, handbell Christmas concert, 6:30 p.m., First Friends Church, 1028 Jennings Ave.; free admission.

Neighborhood Christmas gathering worship service, 5 p.m., Memorial Building gymnasium, 785 E. State St.; open to the public.

MON/18

BEAVER TOWNSHIP

South Range school board, 7 p.m., high school band room.

BELOIT

“Coffee Talks” to discuss district initiatives, with West Branch Superintendent Timothy Saxton, 9:30 a.m., high school auditorium lobby.

COLUMBIANA

TOPS 720, Presbyterian Church, weigh-ins, 9-9:35 a.m.; 330-482-5946.

High School and Show Choir Winter Concert, 7 p.m., Columbiana High School auditorium.

DAMASCUS

Lupus support group meeting, 7 p.m., Damascus Friends Church; 330-509-9015.

LISBON

One-on-one computer help, 11 a.m.-1 p.m., Lepper Library; register at 330-424-3117.

Classic movie starring Gary Cooper and Walter Brennan, 2 p.m., Lepper Library; 330-424-3117.

Al-Anon meeting, 7-8 p.m., Fleming House, 7300 Rose Dr.

SALEM

Food distribution, 9-11:30 a.m., Salem Community Pantry, 794 E. Third St.

R-Weigh weight groups, 1:45 and 6:15 p.m., First Friends Church. Weigh-ins 1-1:30 p.m. and 5-6 p.m.; 330-337-6889.

Emotions Anonymous meeting, 2-3 p.m., Holy Trinity Church; 330-332-1241; to enter ring bell on west door of building.

Salem Public Library, board of trustees, meeting, 4:30 p.m.

Banquet in Salem, 5-7 p.m., Memorial Building, 785 E. State St.; pizza, soup, salad, fresh vegetables and fruit, cookies.

TOPS 1380, 6:15 p.m., Emmanuel Lutheran Church, 251 S. Broadway Ave.; 330-584-7952.

TUE/19

HANOVERTON

United Class of 1961, lunch, noon, Adele’s Place.

LISBON

Columbiana County Educational Service Center, board meeting, 4:30 p.m., 38720 Saltwell Road.

Family and Children First Council of Columbiana County, mandated member meeting, 9 a.m., 38720 Saltwell Road.

SALEM

Salem Regional Medical Center’s HeartWalk Team, bake sale and 50/50 raffle, 7 a.m.-3 p.m., cafeteria; raffle tickets are $1 each or six for $5

Rotary Club, lunch, 11:45 a.m., Salem Community Center.

Bank One retirees and friends, lunch, noon, Salem Golf Club; reservations, 330-427-0304.

Food distribution, 5-7:30 p.m., Salem Community Pantry, 794 E. Third St.

Bingo, St. Paul School; kitchen opens and card sales start 5 p.m.; early bird games begin at 6:30 p.m.

Overeaters Anonymous, 6 p.m., Oxford House, 320 Benton Road; 330-853-9311.

Salem Lions Club, 6 p.m., Memorial Building.

Salem Historical Society’s Christmas Light Tours on the Quakertown Trolley, 6, 7, 8 p.m.; load at the Salem Area Chamber of Commerce; reservations, 330-337-6733 or trolley239@aol.com.

City Planning Commission and City Council, joint meeting, 6:30 p.m., city hall council chambers, regarding rezoning sought for .2204-acre parcel on northwest corner of South Howard Avenue and West Wilson Street from RA Multiple Family to C-2 General Commercial for future construction of a commercial building.

Area residents are invited to join Boy Scout Troop 3 and Pack 3 to light a luminary to remember those giving, receiving and waiting for organ transplants, 6:45 p.m., First Presbyterian Church, 436 E. Second St.

City Council, meeting, 7 p.m., city hall council chambers.

A special new program, featuring a presentation of music from Tapestries of Ohio, 7 p.m., First Presbyterian Church, 436 E. Second St.

Book Discussion Group for Adults, 7-8 p.m. Salem Public Library’s Quaker Room; “News of the World” by Paulette Jiles; no registration required; 330-332-0042.

WED/20

LEETONIA

Leetonia High School Class of 1950, breakfast, 9:30 a.m., Bill Willy’s Cook Shack.

Village Council, 7 p.m., Village Hall; preceded by Fire Committee, 6:30 p.m.

SALEM

Wing night, 5-7:30 p.m., Salem Eagles Club, 1884 N. Ellsworth Ave.; six for $3.50 and 12 for $6.

TOPS 777, weigh-ins 5:30-6:15 p.m., meeting 6:20 p.m., Emmanuel Lutheran Church, 251 S. Broadway Ave.; 330-332-1280.

“Stitches in Time,” 6:30-8 p.m., Salem Public Library’s Quaker Room; no registration required.

Disabled American Veterans Chapter 122, meeting, 7:30 p.m., AMVETS Post 45, 750 S. Broadway Ave.

SEBRING

Al-Anon meetings, Pine Lake Christian Church, 636 Pine Lake Road. Beginner’s meeting, 6:30 p.m.; regular meeting, 7 p.m.

WELLSVILLE

Retired Senior Volunteer Program volunteers will offer prescription drug assistance, 10 a.m.-noon, First Christian Church; no appointment necessary; 330-424-7877 or cbrown1@fcsohio.org.

THU/21

COLUMBIANA

Free community meal, 4:30-6 p.m., St. Jude Church, 180 Seventh St.

DAMASCUS

TOPS Chapter 1329, 9:30 a.m., Damascus United Methodist Church; 330-537-3796.

HANOVERTON

Redeemed Recovery support group meeting, 6:30 p.m., Hanoverton Christian Church, 10251 Plymouth St.; 330-223-1561.

SALEM

TOPS 1598, 9:50 a.m., First United Methodist Church. Weigh-ins, 8:45-9:30 a.m.; 330-332-1127; handicap accessible.

Ohio Bell/AT&T Ladies, lunch, 11:30 a.m., Boneshakers restaurant.

City Utilities Commission, meeting, 4 p.m., second floor conference room, utilities building.

FRI/DEC 22

LISBON

Narcotics Anonymous meeting, “Hugs Not Drugs,” 1 p.m., First United Methodist Church, 114 E. Washington St.; 330-407-1869 or 234-249-6165.

SALEM

Happy, Joyous and Free Big Book Study meeting, 8 a.m., 1365 Sevakeen Circle; 330-537-4114.

Al-Anon meeting, 6 p.m., Oxford House, 320 Benton Road (Route 14); wheelchair accessible.

Addiction recovery, open meeting, 8 p.m., Faith Chapel, 511 E. Pershing St.; 330-332-8573.

SAT/DEC 23

ALLIANCE

Bingo, 6:25 p.m., Disabled American Veterans #50, 9540 McCallum Road NE; doors open at 5 p.m.

MON/25

LISBON

Al-Anon meeting, 7-8 p.m., Fleming House, 7300 Rose Drive.

SALEM

Eagles Club, closed for the holiday.

TUE/26

SALEM

Rotary Club, lunch, 11:45 a.m., Salem Community Center.

Bingo, St. Paul School; kitchen opens and card sales start 5 p.m.; early bird games begin at 6:30 p.m.

Overeaters Anonymous, 6 p.m., Oxford House, 320 Benton Road; 330-853-9311.

Aerie meeting, 7 p.m., Eagles Club.

WED/27

LEETONIA

Leetonia High School Class of 1965, noon, Iron Rails Cafe.

SALEM

TOPS 777, weigh-ins 5:30-6:15 p.m., meeting 6:20 p.m., Emmanuel Lutheran Church, 251 S. Broadway Ave.; 330-332-1280.

Salem High School Class of 1950, lunch, 11 a.m., Mike’s Penn Ave. Grille.

SEBRING

Al-Anon meetings, Pine Lake Christian Church, 636 Pine Lake Road. Beginner’s meeting, 6:30 p.m.; regular meeting, 7 p.m.

THU/28

COLUMBIANA

Kaiser and National retirees, breakfast, 8:30 a.m., Adele’s Place.

DAMASCUS

TOPS Chapter 1329, 9:30 a.m., Damascus United Methodist Church; 330-537-3796.

HANOVERTON

Redeemed Recovery support group meeting, 6:30 p.m., Hanoverton Christian Church, 10251 Plymouth St.; 330-223-1561.

LISBON

David Anderson High School Class of 1955, breakfast, 9:30 a.m., Heck’s restaurant in Columbiana.

SALEM

TOPS 1598, 9:50 a.m., First United Methodist Church. Weigh-ins, 8:45-9:30 a.m.; 330-332-1127; handicap accessible.

FRI/29

SALEM

Happy, Joyous and Free Big Book Study meeting, 8 a.m., 1365 Sevakeen Circle; 330-537-4114.

Salem Regional Medical Center and Salem Community Center (SCC) sponsoring an American Red Cross blood drive, 1-7 p.m. at SCC; appointments, 800-RED-CROSS; walk-ins welcome.

Al-Anon meeting, 6 p.m., Oxford House, 320 Benton Road (Route 14); wheelchair accessible.

Addiction recovery, open meeting, 8 p.m., Faith Chapel, 511 E. Pershing St.; 330-332-8573.

SAT/30

ALLIANCE

Bingo, 6:25 p.m., Disabled American Veterans #50, 9540 McCallum Road NE; doors open at 5 p.m.

NORTH LIMA

All-you-can-eat breakfast buffet, 7-10 a.m., North Lima Mennonite Church, 90 Mennonite Drive; eggs, pancakes, french toast, sausage, potatoes, homemade pastries, sausage gravy and biscuits, peppers and mushrooms, coffee, orange juice, etc.; donations accepted; 330-549-2333.

SUN/31

SALEM

Salem Eagles Club, open 6 p.m.-1 a.m.; serving kielbasa, sauerkraut and potatoes at midnight.

MON/1

LISBON

Al-Anon meeting, 7-8 p.m., Fleming House, 7300 Rose Drive.

tuE/2

SALEM

Rotary Club, lunch, 11:45 a.m., Salem Community Center.

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