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Columbiana County Educational Service Center sponsoring camp

LISBON — Approximately 100 elementary through adult aged students will participate in the annual day camp on Thursday and Friday sponsored by Columbiana County Educational Service Center. Students with disabilities will be treated to programs planned by their teachers and community members at Camp Frederick near Rogers. Learning information outside the classroom walls has become a favorite end-of-the-year program for all involved.

Lessons about critters that live in the waterways, plant growth, knot tying, participation in physical outdoor activities, singing, cooking marshmallows over a fire, arts and crafts are just some of the activities.

Salem Slovak Club hosting pancake and sausage breakfast

SALEM — The public is invited to a pancake and sausage breakfast from 8 to 11 a.m. Saturday at the Slovak Club, 313 S. Ellsworth Ave. Cost is $6 for adults and $4 for children. Carryouts are available by calling 330-337-8067. Free delivery is available to Salem businesses.

Hanoverton School alumni invited to school reunion on Saturday

HANOVERTON — All Hanoverton School alumni are invited to the school’s reunion on Saturday at Classic 57 in Minerva.

Dinner will be served at 6:30 p.m. Reservations are requested by calling 330-5525-7785 or 330-223-1088 as soon as possible.

Public breakfast scheduled Saturday at Damascus United Methodist Church

DAMASCUS — The public is invited to the monthly breakfast, sponsored by the Damascus United Methodist Church and Middle Sandy Presbyterian Church, from 7 to 10:30 a.m. Saturday at the Damascus church, 300 Valley Road.

The all-you-can-eat, made to order, meal offers pancakes, eggs, sausage, bacon, toast, juice and coffee.

Cost is $5 for adults and $3 for children under 10.

Proceeds from the breakfast will benefit the upcoming 2018 summer mission trip to Project Crossroads in Marion, Va.

Deerfield Historical Society hosting program on Theodore Roosevelt

DEERFIELD — Deerfield Historical Society will host “An Afternoon With Theodore Roosevelt” at 3 p.m. Sunday at the Deerfield Town Hall, 1450 state Route 14.

Ted Dura will present a first person presentation as Roosevelt, a war hero, explorer, naturalist and the 26th president of the United States (1901-09).

Dura is a retired science teacher heavily involved with numerous historical organizations including Company G, 29th Ohio Volunteer Infantry Historical Association (Civil War) and Fort Laurens (Revolutionary War) in Bolivar, Ohio.

Following the presentation attendees are invited to a Soup N Salad. The presentation is free and open to the public. There is no charge for the meal which includes dessert and beverage, however, donations will be accepted.

Reservations are recommended by calling 330-654 2199.

Salem Hunting Club hosting Youth Day on Sunday

SALEM — The Salem Hunting Club will hosts its Youth Day at 11 a.m. Sunday for girls and boys ages 8 to 15. Everything provided, free of charge. Attendees who have eye/ear protection are asked to bring them. Registration starts at 10 a.m. with last call registration at noon.

Children will have an opportunity to try their hand at trap shooting, .22 rifle, archery (sponsored by On Target Outfitters), air rifle and muzzle loader/black powder shooting, supervised by experienced range officers. Food, T-shirts and prizes for all children are provided.

Trophies will be awarded for the top shooters in each age bracket.

‘Go Wild in the Park’ series presenting ‘Art in the Park’ on June 2

SALEM — “Art in the Park” is a special event in the “Go Wild in the Park” series provided through the Salem Parks and Recreation Department and Salem Public Library beginning at 10 a.m. June 2 at Waterworth Memorial Park’s Orashan Civic Center band shell.

The day’s festivities are open to the public, free of cost and include a variety of stage performances by musicians, dancers and a comedian. There will also be interactive displays, visual artists and activity tables for families to create their own art. No registration is needed. For more information call the library at 330-332-0042 or Shane Franks at the Memorial Building at 330-332-5512.

‘Tai Ji in the Park’ being held starting June 5 at Centennial Park

SALEM — The popular “Tai Ji in the Park” series returns to Centennial Park, pavilion two, beginning June 5 from 9 to 10 a.m. The 12-week program will conclude on Aug. 21. Master Doug Nybell of the Crystal Dragon Family Martial Arts of Columbiana will instruct class members on the techniques and benefits of the routine practice of Tai Ji. Wearing loose-fitting clothes and comfortable shoes is recommended for ease of motion.

Attendance is free of cost and open to the public. Registration is required for each class and may be done online at the Salem Public Library at or 330-332-0042.

Local area quilters invited to help with program for area veterans

LISBON — The Keep You In Stitches Quilt Group will host its third annual sew in for local area quilters to make quilts for area veterans from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. June 9 at the Columbiana County fairgrounds.

The event is free. Lunch and beverage will be provided for a small fee. Attendees are reminded to bring their sewing machines and sewing kits.

Act 2 Ministries will hold free clothing giveaway Saturday

SEBRING — Acts 2 Ministries of the Sebring/West Branch area will hold a free clothing giveaway for men, women and children from 10 a.m. to noon Saturday at the Acts 2 Clothes Closet located behind Pine Lake Christian Church, 636 Pine Lake Road.

There are no restrictions based on income or employment. Donations of good, gently used clothing items are welcome for any season.

To arrange to make a donation of clothing contact 330-938-6689, 330-938-2262 or