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Cruise-In Car/Vehicle show set in Homeworth

HOMEWORTH– A Cruise-In Car/Vehicle show will be held from 5 to 8 p.m. July16, rain or shine, in the parking lot of Middle Sandy Evangelical Presbyterian Church, 4306 Homeworth Road. Owners of antique and classic cars, trucks, motorcycles and tractors are invited to participate. There is no registration fee, but door prizes and food and drink provided by the women of the church will be available for purchase. Non-perishable food items to benefit Christina House in Lisbon will be accepted.

Visitors will be entertained with music during the Cruise-In show and a playground for children is nearby. The event is sponsored by the Western Columbiana County Historical Society whose museum is located across Homeworth Road from the vehicle event.

Monday Night Writers to meet July 15 in Canfield

CANFIELD– The next meeting of Monday Night Writers will be held from 6 to 8 p.m. July 15 in the Small Meeting Room at the Canfield Branch of the Public Library of Youngstown & Mahoning County, 43 W Main St. Area writers, both published and unpublished, are invited to attend.

Led by professional writer Nancy Christie, author of “Traveling Left Of Center And Other Stories,” “The Gifts of Change” and “Rut-Busting Book for Writers,” the two-hour sessions offer an opportunity for members to get group feedback on ‘works-in-progress.’ For information contact Christie at nancy@nancychristie.com.

Program on researching Civil War planned

SALEM–Published genealogical author and lecturer on genealogical and historical topics Deb Root Shell will present the program “Three Civil War Soldiers Stories: Researching the Civil War” at 6:30 p.m. July 22 in the Quaker Room of Salem Public Library. The program is open to the public and free of cost to attend. Seating is limited and registration is required and may be done online at www.salem.lib.oh.us or call the library at 330-332-0042 for registration assistance.

Deb Root Shell is currently the president of the Greater Cleveland Genealogical Society and formerly the lineage judge of the Ohio Genealogical Society’s Society of Civil War Families of Ohio. She is also a member of the Association of Professional Genealogists, the National Genealogical Society, the New England Historic Genealogical Society, New England Historic Genealogical Society, and many local genealogical and historical organizations.

Class on using Google Slides offered at Salem Library

SALEM–Kathy Bennett, technology instructor at Salem Public Library, will lead a class on how to use the online presentations app, Google Slides, from 4 to 5 p.m. July 23 in the library’s Quaker Room. A presentation made with Google Slides allows for the addition and editing of text, images, or videos in a presentation. Sharing work with others and publishing work to the Internet may be done quickly and easily.

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.

Calzone Night planned at Salem Eagles

SALEM–The Salem Eagles, 1884 N. Ellsworth Ave., will host a Calzone Night from 5:30 to 7:30 p.m. July 18. Calzones start at $6 and small pizzas start at $7. Carryouts are available at 330-337-8053. No pre-orders will be accepted.

The Eagles will also hold a J.T. Teis Summer Breeze/Acoustic Island Show from 7 to 10 p.m. July 19. The event is open to the public and free for members, $3 for singles and $5 for couples. Wear best outfit for contest and games. Bring finger food to share.

Seats available for Alan Freed trolley tour

SALEM– Seats are still available for the ‘first ever’ trolley tour of the life of Salem’s Alan Freed. A 1940 Salem High School graduate, he is credited with coining the term “Rock ‘n Roll” while a radio disk jockey. He was in the inaugural class inducted into the Rock and Roll Museum with along with Elvis Presley and others.

The Salem Historical Society invites guests to participate in this Alan Freed Trolley Tour from 10:15 to 11:15 a.m. Saturday during Salem Second Saturday when downtown Salem will provide other events including live music. The tour is by reservations only by calling 330-337-6733. If the first tour fills, a second tour will be added from 11:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m.

In addition, the museum will be open for free between 10 a.m. and 2 p.m. to see an extended display and film clips that feature the life and times of Alan Freed. Enter Pearce Building from Dale Shaffer Way between South Lundy and South Broadway avenues.

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