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Salem Preservation plans open house

SALEM– Salem Preservation will present an open to the public, special home education program at 7 p.m. Thursday at the Ruth Smucker House, 271 S. Broadway Ave. in downtown Salem. The program is a how-to event on how to get recognition for a historic home. A Salem Preservation expert will provide hands-on information on several platforms of recognition available to all Salem area historic homeowners.

A historic home can be recognized locally, statewide or nationally. Locally the Century Home plaquing program is available to all local residents who have 100-plus year old homes and want to honor their home with a certified Century Home plaque. The Ohio Historic Inventory is a statewide register of Ohio’s historic homes. The Ohio Historic Register can be used to enhance a home and community in several ways. The National Register of Historic Places is the ultimate recognition that can be achieved for a home.

All three programs require some paperwork for each of the three categories. The Salem Preservation expert will explain in plain English the step-by-step procedure to achieve each recognition. For information on Salem Preservation visit www.salempreservationsociety.org.

Library to present Wearable Technology program

SALEM– The Salem Public Library will present the program “Get Tech Smart: Wearable Technology for Your Health” at 6:30 p.m. Thursday in the Quaker Room. Wearable technology includes the many devices on the market that are used to collect data for fitness uses. Also, data gathering by wearable devices is developing into a significant tool for the improvement of health care.

Seating is limited and registration is required. Register online at www.salem.lib.oh.us or call the library for registration assistance at 330-332-0042. This class is open to the public and free of cost to attend. The class is provided through a Guiding Ohio Online grant made by the Institute of Museum and Library Services and the State Library of Ohio.

Drive thru chicken dinner offered in North Lima

NORTH LIMA–Calvary United Methodist Church, 12062 South Ave., will be hosting its monthly drive thru chicken dinner from 3 to 6 p.m. or until sold out on Thursday. Dinners are $7. The chicken dinner includes stuffed chicken breast, mashed potatoes and gravy, green beans and a brownie. To reserve dinners call 330-549-2588.

Bunker Hill Shootout to continue Friday, Saturday

GOSHEN TWP. — The 2019 Bunker Hill Shootout will continue at 7 p.m. Friday and Saturday at the Goshen Community Center, 15110 Middletown Road, Beloit. The national Ruritan president is scheduled to appear on Friday night and there will be a free kiddie tractor pull on Saturday.

Admission is $10, free for children 12 years and younger. There is also free admission to pits and free parking, as well as a full concession stand.

For information call 234-567-0696 or visit www.bunkerhillshootout.com.

Open house set for Auto Tech and Welding programs

CANFIELD–The Mahoning County Career and Technical Center Adult Career Center will host an evening open house featuring Automotive Technology and Welding from 5:30 to 7:30 p.m. July 23 at the Mahoning County Career and Technical Center, 7300 N. Palmyra Road.

Take a tour of the Auto Tech and Welding labs, meet the instructors, ask financial aid questions and enjoy light refreshments. Both labs will be open and active with students, so it’s a great time to see what the adult programs are all about.

Call 330-729-4100 for information.

Lepper Library to host Apollo 11 aniversary webcast

LISBON — The Lepper Library will host a live webcast to celebrate the 50th anniversary of the Apollo 11 mission at 4 p.m. July 15. The event will be presented by the American Museum of Natural History and will feature a re-creation of the Apollo 11 voyage that landed the first two astronauts on the Moon. Call the library at 330-424-3117 to register.

Alzheimer Network volunteers plan garage sale

CANFIELD — Alzheimer Network volunteers will hold their annual Garage Sale from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. July 11 and 12 and 9 to 11 a.m. July 13 at the Western Reserve United Methodist Church, 4580 Canfield Road (U.S. Route 62 between Cornersburg and Canfield). The Alzheimer Network is a non-profit organization providing 12 free monthly family support groups in the area as well as numerous educational seminars for caregivers. For information on Alzheimer’s disease or additional information about the sale, feel free to call the Network information line at 330-788-9755.

Salem 1969 to sell raffle tickets to fund scholarships

SALEM — The Salem High School Class of 1969 50th anniversary committee will be selling raffle tickets for the chance to win the stained glass Quaker Sam, designed and created by classmate Randy Babb, from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. Thursday at the Salem Giant Eagle. Tickets are $10 each. All proceeds will benefit the Salem Alumni Association Scholarship Fund. The winner will be drawn and notified on Aug. 5.

Lawn Festival to be held at Calla Community Church

CANFIELD–Calla Community Church hold the annual Lawn Festival beginning at 4:30 p.m. Saturday at 6482 W. Calla Road (between state Route 46 and Lisbon Road near Haus’ Cider Mill).

There will be sloppy joes, hot dogs and pulled pork sandwiches as well as salads and baked beans and selections of pies and cakes. The cost for the food is a free will donation, with all the money raised going to help continue the church’s local mission work. Carry out containers will be available.

Raffle tickets will be available for $1 each or six for $5. The grand prize is a hand pieced quilt. It is a double and was hand quilted by the ladies of the Church as their winter project. It is done in earth tones, with brown and sienna as highlight colors. There will be a Country Store as a fund raiser for the Women’s Missionary Society. The Store will feature hand crafted items, home baked goods and all sorts of reasonably priced treasures.

The event will be held rain or shine.

“Stitches in Time” set at Salem Library

SALEM–Salem Public Library’s “Stitches in Time” program will be held from 6:30 to 8 p.m. July 17 in the Quaker Room. It is open to the public and free of cost to attend.

The program is held once every month for anyone who enjoys thread and yarn handwork such as knitting, cross stitching, crocheting and embroidery, for example. Those attending should bring a project to work on.

Registration is not required. For information call the library at 330-332-0042.

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