ACROSS OUR COMMUNITIES
Program to feature World War II WASP Pilots
SALEM — The work of women pilots during World War II will be the topic of a program presented by history reenactor Marilyn Mong at 6:30 p.m. on July 29 in the Salem Public Library Quaker Room. The presentation will provide a closer, more personal look at the WASP Pilots of World War II and the valuable support they provided to the Army Air Corps.
Marilyn Mong is licensed to fly airplanes and hot air balloons. She and her husband Jerry on occasion partner together to present reenactments.
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. Attendance at this program is free of cost and open to the public.
Community breakfast scheduled for Saturday
DAMASCUS –Damascus United Methodist Church and Middle Sandy Presbyterian Church will host their monthly community breakfast from 7 to 10:30 a.m. Saturday at the Damascus church, 300 Valley Road. The breakfast features all-you-can-eat, made to order, pancakes, eggs, sausage, bacon, toast, juice and coffee for a suggested donation of $6 for adults and $4 for children 10 years and under. The breakfast proceeds will benefit the upcoming 2020 Summer Mission Trip to Cluster 13 Ministries in Camden, N.Y.
Civil War soldier program slated at Pioneer Village
EAST LIVERPOOL — The Beaver Creek State Park Pioneer Village will host A Day in the Life of a Civil War Soldier from noon to 3 p.m. Saturday. The event will feature artillery and infantry re-enactor demonstrations, speakers and drills. Admission is free. For information call 330-771-7094.
Salem Public Library to mark Harry Potter’s birthday
SALEM — The Salem Public Library will celebrate Harry Potter’s birthday with a party at 6:30 p.m. July 26. The event will feature food, games, crafts, a costume contest, and other activities themed around the popular book series at this after-hours event. This party is for all ages, whether riding a toy broom or old enough to administer OWL and NEWT exams.
Visit www.salem.lib.oh.us or call 330-332-0042 to register a space for each person who intends to dine in the Great Hall or practice potions to ensure there is enough supplies for all. Due to this event being held after hours and to ensure the safety of all witches and wizards, visitors must be registered to attend and attendees will not be permitted to leave and then return to the event later on.
Google class in Salem will focus on forms
SALEM — The Salem Public Library will host a class to learn how to create forms using Google from 4 to 5 p.m. July 30 in the Quaker Room. Google offers users a practical opportunity to create forms suitable for a variety of needs. And, Google forms are time savers. Use a basic template and adapt it to your needs, add your information and save them for printing at your convenience. Technology instructor Kathy Bennett will provide a step-by-step introduction to another helpful tool from Google. It is recommended to bring a device to practice on during class.
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.
Brightside Project to hold food distribution for kids
SALEM– The Brightside Project continues their efforts to give hope to children in the community with its next Food Give Away for Kids from 5 to 7 p.m. on Thursday at The Brightside Project’s headquarters located at 138 S. Broadway Ave. Children ages 3 to 15 years old who are residents of Columbiana County are invited to choose foods that they want to take home from the choice food pantry. Food choices available are child-friendly and non-perishable including soups, granola bars, juice boxes, cereal, crackers and more.
Children in attendance must be accompanied by a guardian who can provide proof of Columbiana County residence such as a utility bill. Proof of income such as a food assistance letter, medical card or paystub is suggested but not required for the July distribution.
The Brightside Project is a 501(c)(3) organization dedicated to equipping and empowering children to reach their full potential by building resiliency and giving hope. For information or to donate visit www.brightsideprojectohio.org or call 234-564-0148.
Salem Hunting Club breakfast, trap shoot set Aug. 3
SALEM– The Salem Hunting Club will be hosting the 16th Annual Lowell Iden Memorial Trap Shoot and Breakfast on Aug. 3. The all-you-can-eat breakfast will be from 7 to 11 a.m. at a cost of $5 and the trap shoot will be from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. at a cost of $4. There will also be a 50/50 drawing and a basket raffle. Lunch will be available.
The event is open to the public. All proceeds will fund the Lowell Iden-Larry Iler Scholarship Fund. Scholarships will be presented Mackenzie Jeric, Tanner Utt, Garrett Cox and Olivia Knauf at 11 a.m. the day of the event.
For information contact Janet Iden at 330-332-5765 or visit salemhuntingclub.com.
WP Lions to host chicken dinner, corn roast Saturday
LISBON–The second annual chicken dinner and corn roast hosted by West Point Lions Club will be held from 4 to 7 p.m. Saturday at the Lisbon Lions Club, 38240 Industrial Park Road. Cost is $12 per person. The event includes a silent auction, Chinese auction and 50/50 drawing.