Girl Scouts meeting set
LISBON - Girls interested in becoming Girl Scouts are invited to an informational meeting at 6:30 p.m. today at the Columbiana County Career Center, along with their parent or guardian.
Bazaar planned at Reilly
SALEM - The public is invited to the Reilly Elementary Craft Bazaar and Scholastic Book Fair from 4 to 7 p.m. Friday at the school.
Beef tips offered at Salem VFW
SALEM - The public is invited to a beef tips and noodles dinner with green beans and a salad from 5:30 to 7 p.m. Friday at Veterans of Foreign Wars Post 892, 496 Arch St. Cost is $6. Pie slices will also be sold at $2 each with proceeds to be donated to the Wounded Warriors Project. Carryouts are available.
Opry Christmas show set
MINERVA - The Tri-County Opry's annual Christmas show begins at 7 p.m. Dec. 21 at the Roxy Theater, 114 N. Market St. Doors open at 6:30 p.m. Sounds of the season will be provided by the house band "Hot Cargo" with special guests, The Soehnlen Sisters, Jason Mikes, Emmalee Carver, Tom Freeland, Amie Hill Fankhouse, Donna Kandel, Christy and Anna Brown, Kenny Mudrick and Bill Pittman.
Santa will offer candy canes and door prizes. Bayard Grange will have refreshments available before the show and at intermission. Tickets are $7 for ages 10 and over and available at the door, in advance at the Minerva Area Chamber of Commerce or 330-428-3577.
Salem lights tour reset
SALEM - With the cancellation of the Christmas "Light Up Night" and the scheduled trolley tour of lights due to the weather, the Salem Historical Society has rescheduled the tour for Wednesday. The tour is approximately 35 minutes and scheduled for 6, 6:45 and 7:30 p.m. Featured in the driving tour will be the winners of the Fabulous Five Festive Lights contest sponsored by the Salem Area Chamber of Commerce. Other drive-by sites will be included.
Reservations are encouraged but, if space available, walk-ups are welcome. Loading on the Quakertown Trolley is at the chamber of commerce parking lot on East State Street. Cost is $2 per adult and $1 for children.
For further information and reservations, leave a message at 330-337-6733. Your call will be returned.
Gamblers Anonymous to meet
BOARDMAN - Gamblers Anonymous, a 12-step fellowship of compulsive gamblers who want to recover from their gambling addictions, will be held at 7:30 p.m. Friday at Westminster Church, 119 Stadium Drive, Boardman. Another meeting begins at 7:30 p.m. Sunday at Christ Church Presbyterian, 3425 Hopkins Road, Youngstown. For more information call 330-505-5060.
Salem Retiree's site changed
SALEM - The meeting site has been changed for the Salem Area Retirees' Christmas party. The festivities will begin at noon Dec. 12 in the clubhouse at the Lincoln Place Apartments.
Artist reception planned
MINERVA - Minerva's Market Street Art Spot will present its 35th consecutive monthly featured artist reception and show on Friday at the Art Spot with the stunning relief wood carvings of Minerva artist, Micah McGrath. Ellen Mulligan will provide live keyboard music in the spirit of the season.
The Art Spot at 217 N. Market is a collaborative gallery, and each monthly second Friday opening features completely new work of area artists.
The show will continue at the Art Spot through Jan. 4.
In addition to Micah McGrath, Market Street Art Spot's Resident Artists Michelle Mulligan, Joan Henninger, Laura Donnelly, Marty Chapman, Dona McCloskey and Judith Singer will be present for the reception and have new works on exhibit and for sale.
For additional information or further comment contact Marty Chapman at 330-862-2745, 330-592-6306 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
Food distribution planned
SALEM - A Second Harvest Food Bank distribution will be held from 10 a.m. to noon Friday at the Bunker Hill United Methodist Church, 15096 W. Middletown Road. Those attending are reminded to bring baskets or containers.
Craft show set at Slovak Club
SALEM - The Salem Slovak Club's annual Christmas Craft Show will be held from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday at 313 S. Ellsworth Ave. Among the vendors present are Scentsy, Miche, Avon, Tastefully Simple and Pampered Chef. Items available include jewelry, crocheted items, candles, tied blankets, water globes, baked goods, gift bags, etc.
The public is also invited to the club's New Year's Eve dance from 9 p.m. to 1 a.m. Dec. 31. Music will be provided by Ruckus. Admission is free to members and $5 for non-members. Party favors and food are included. For more information and tickets call 330-337-8067.
Christmas Cantata planned
SALEM - The Christmas Cantata at the Emmanuel Lutheran Church, 251 S. Broadway Ave., will be performed at 6:30 p.m. Saturday and at 10:30 a.m. Sunday by the Senior and Bell Choirs. This year's selection is "He's Still the King of Kings," featuring well known hymns, narrations and songs telling of our Savior's birth, shepherds visiting, angels singing and finally, "Joy to the World!" The community is invited to attend.
Wellness Fair scheduled
LISBON - North Star Critical Care is hosting a Seniors Health and Wellness Fair from 8 a.m. to noon Saturday in the Lisbon High School cafeteria. Representatives from local hospitals, rehabilitation centers, visiting nurses, grief counseling, Hospice care, life flight, and county elderly assistance agencies will be available to answer questions and concerns. No pre-registration is required. All ages are welcome to attend. Contact Gregg Warner at 330-386-1162 for additional information.
Digital magazines available
COLUMBIANA - Digital magazines can be viewed on computers, laptops, tablets and Kindles with WiFi at Columbiana Public Library. Patrons may subscribe to around 70 different titles from Zinio. Bring your portable WiFi device to practice your Columbiana Public Library card and PIN number. For information call 330-482-5509.
Salem Masons offer breakfast
SALEM-A public breakfast buffet will be served from 7:30 to 10 a.m. Dec. 28 at the Salem Masonic Building, 788 E. State St. Cost is $6 for adults, $3 for children under age 10 and free for children under 2. The menu offers pancakes, waffles, sausage, bacon, scrambled eggs, homemade sausage gravy, biscuits, homefries, toast, fruit cocktail, orange juice, coffee and tea.
Health help time changed
LEETONIA- There is a time change for the program to be held Friday at the Leetonia Community Public Library. A certified counselor from the Community Action Agency of Columbiana County will be available from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. to help people with the health insurance marketplace website. Registration is not necessary, but is recommended. For information call 330-427-6635.
Festival of Choirs set in Lisbon
LISBON - The public is invited to enjoy music of the Christmas season at a Festival of Choirs at 7 p.m. Dec. 15 at the New Lisbon Presbyterian Church. Sponsored by the Lisbon Music Study Club, the program will feature singers and instrumentalists from area churches and school. Among the performers are the Lisbon First United Methodist Church Choir and Handbell choir, the New Lisbon Presbyterian Church Choir and Handbell choir, the First Christian Church Choir, the Church of the Nazarene Choir, and singers from St. George Roman Catholic Church. The Lisbon Music Study Club Chorus will also sing, as well as a number of students from David Anderson Junior/Senior High School. The performers will join in a couple combined numbers and there will be audience-participation Carols. A free-will offering will be collected to help with the club's music scholarship program.