On the calendar



West Branch Class of 1970, 10 a.m., Perkins


DARE (Divorce/Death Aren’t Really the End), bowling at Boardman Lanes, 7 p.m.; information at 330-729-0127


Angels for Animals Antiques, Collectibles & Christmas Sale, 9 am-4 pm


Good As New Shop, 10 a.m.-2 p.m., First United Methodist Church; men’s and women’s clothing, 50% off Christmas items, 30% off boots, shoes and footwear

East Palestine

Gingerbread House Display and Contest, 9 a.m.-6 p.m., East Palestine Memorial Public Library; part of the Snowflake Festival

Rotary Club’s Breakfast with Santa, 9-11 a.m., community center

Ozer Ministries open house, 10 a.m.-6 p.m., 407 N. Market St.; raffles and gift bags for children

The Way Station/Kingdom Kloset, Presbyterian Church, 109 W. Rebecca St., 9 a.m.-1 p.m.

Bingo, American Legion, 6 p.m., doors open 4:30 pm


Christmas activities: pancake and sausage breakfast, 9-11 a.m. at Italo’s, $7 adults and $5 children; children’s musical event, noon, crafts, 1 p.m., cookie decorating and cocoa bar, 3 p.m. at the chamber of commerce; Village Singers, 2 p.m. at the First Christian Church; Christmas story in the Gazebo at 4:45 p.m.; annual parade at 5 p.m., followed by lighting of the tree; Stage Left Players’ “It’s Christmas, Carol” at 7:30 p.m.

Drive-in Christmas Caroling at the Historic Williamsport Chapel, 12834 Leslie Road, 7 p.m.

Village Singers, “It’s Christmas” Christmas Concert, 2 p.m., First Christian Church; donations only;

Lepper Library monthly Writer’s Group, 2-3 p.m.

New Waterford

Eagles Band night with the Dudes, 9 p.m.-12:30 a.m., open to the public


Salem Hunting Club all you can eat breakfast, 7-11 a.m.; $5 donation includes eggs, pancakes, potatoes, sausage, toast coffee/tea and orange juice. Carryout orders at 234-567-4693 after 6:15 a.m. Open to the public

Salem Class of 1971, breakfast, Old Town Country Grill, Leetonia, 9 a.m.

Stuff A Cruiser, 2-5 p.m., Salem Walmart, sponsored by Salem Police, Ohio CAN Columbiana County, Nina’s Closet, Quaker FOP Lodge 88, Columbiana County Sheriff’s Office, Columbiana Police, special guest K-9s Simon, Jax, Csuti, Argo and Hunter, donations of new toys and clothing to help families in need.

Eagles, Christmas Auction, 5 p.m., kitchen 4 p.m., simply the deal

Visit the Burchfield Homestead, 867 E. 4th St. 1-5 p.m. Each room has at least one festive tree decorated with the inspiration of a Burchfield painting. Admission is $3. More info at 330 717-0092


Winona Area Historical Society’s 9th annual Christmas in the Country, 9 a.m.-3 p.m., 1838 Meeting House at the corner of Winona Road and Cameron Street

The Hazel Circle of the Winona United Methodist Church, 32114 Winona Road, Cookie Walk and Craft Sales, 9 a.m.-noon. $8 per dozen. No outside containers — containers will be provided.



DARE (Divorce/Death Aren’t Really the End), breakfast, 10 a.m., Charly’s Family Restaurant; information at 330-729-0127


East Goshen Friends Church Messy Church, 10:30 a.m.-5:30 p.m.; Heaven & Nature Sing; info at 330-537-3177


Angels for Animals Antiques, Collectibles & Christmas Sale, 9 a.m.-2 p.m.


40&8 Haystack Breakfast, 7-11 a.m.; $8 adults, $5 children; dine in, carry out

East Palestine

Eagles breakfast, 8 a.m.-noon; dine in or carry out


Lions Club Bingo canceled until further notice


Negley VFD monthly breakfast, with Santa, 8-11:30 a.m.; children under 10 years eat free

New Waterford

Eagles breakfast, 8 a.m.-noon, eat in or carry-out, 330-457-7230


Salem Elks Lodge No.305 annual Memorial Service for deceased members, 1 p.m., Elks lodge, 824 E. State St.



American Legion Post 290 Auxiliary Meeting, 7 p.m.; discussion of Wreaths Across America to be held on Dec. 18; information, Linda Moll at 330-518-3788

East Palestine

School board, 6 p.m., Elementary Media Center


Automatic Data Processing Board meeting, 10 a.m., auditor’s conference room

Finance Committee, 5:15 p.m., village hall


Middleton Township trustees, 7 p.m., township garage

Perry Township

Township Zoning Board, public hearing, 5 p.m., township administration building, regarding zoning changes related to animals, zoning permit fees and penalties and a zoning change requested for a church property on Jones Drive.


American Red Cross blood drive, 2-7 p.m., Elks Lodge

City Planning Commission, 4:30 p.m., city hall council chambers, request to modify deed restrictions on Don Santee-Painter Road plat.

Drive Thru Banquet in Salem, 5 p.m. until gone (no later than 7 p.m.), Salem Memorial Building; sponsor: employees of the city of Salem; menu: sweet Italian sausage sandwiches with green peppers and onions, cheesy potatoes, green beans, applesauce, fresh vegetables, fresh fruit and cookies; one meal per individuals in the vehicle; line up behind Memorial Building, do not block East Pershing or park at library; information, Patty Colian at 330-831-2169

Committee of the Whole, 6 p.m., city hall

Salem Community Pantry food distribution to residents in the 44460 zip code, 9-11 a.m., masks required; choice shopping limited to two visits per month


School board, 7 a.m., administrative office conference room; special meeting to discuss discipline of a public employee or official



City council, 7 p.m., city hall; Zoom link at www.columbianaohio.gov

East Palestine

American Red Cross blood drive, 1-6 p.m., First Church of Christ

Eagles kitchen open 4-8 p.m.; stuffed cabbage, parsley potatoes and roll, $8; 330-886-0397

Eagles kitchen open 4-8 p.m.; lasagna, side salad and roll, $8; 330-886-0397


Hanover Township Trustees, 8 p.m., township hall

Knox Township

Board of Trustees, 7 p.m., administration building; review bills at 6:45 p.m.


American Legion Auxiliary meeting, 6 p.m.


Veterans Service Commission, 1 p.m., veterans office

Lisbon Historical Society closed, will reopen Jan. 11


Rotary Club of Salem, noon, Salem Community Center

United Quilt Guild Christmas Party, A La Catering in Canfield, doors open 6 p.m., dinner at 6:30 p.m.; reservations only

City council meeting, 7 p.m., city hall council chambers.

Families Anonymous, 7 p.m., First United Methodist Church cafe



Elkrun Township trustees, 7 p.m., admin building


United Local BOE, high school library, 6 p.m.


Classes of 1958-61, 10 a.m., Das Dutch Haus

New Waterford

Crestview school board, 7 p.m., Performing Arts Center


Class of 1956, 11:30 a.m., Ezio’s

Salem Historical Society Christmas Light Trolley tour, 6:15 and 7:30 p.m., load at Dale Shaffer Library; $7 adults, $4 children under 12 years, free for children under 3 years; reservations at 330-337-8514



DARE (Divorce/Death Aren’t Really the End), 7-9 p.m., Boardman United Methodist Church; information at 330-729-0127; Christmas Gift Exchange ($10 gift required)


American Red Cross blood drive, 12:30-5:30 p.m., Old North Church


Oasis Food Ministry distribution, 4-6 p.m., First Christian Church; drive thru only, empty trunks; must have photo ID and live in Ohio; maximum two households per car

Good As New Shop, First United Methodist, 5-8 p.m. during moonlight madness


Tops 1329, United Methodist Church, weigh in 9 a.m., meeting 9:30 a.m.

East Palestine

The Way Station/Kingdom Kloset, Presbyterian Church, 109 W. Rebecca St., 10 a.m.-3 p.m.

Eagles kitchen open 4-8 p.m.; hamburger gravy over mashed potatoes and vegetable, $8; 330-886-0397

Knox Township

Mile Branch Grange soup sale, pick up 4-6 p.m., 495 Knox School Road, Alliance; $7 per quart; Loaded Potato and Stuffed Pepper; order by noon Dec. 8 at 330-821-8023 with name, number, type of soup and quarts


Cemetery Board, 9 a.m., in the Chapel

One-on-One Computer and Smart Device Sessions, 1-4 p.m., Lepper Library; appointments at 330-424-3117

Columbiana County Budget Commission, 1:30 p.m., auditor’s office; approved Emergency and Bond Levies and accept the tax rate abstract DTE 27

School board, 5 p.m., board office conference room

Lepper Library craft class for adults, Puzzle Piece Wreath, 5:30 and 6:30 p.m., reservation at 330-424-3117

Architectural Review Board, 6 p.m., village hall

New Waterford

Eagles Wing Nite, 4-9 p.m., full menu, eat in or carry-out, 330-457-7230

North Lima

Drive-Thru Chicken Dinner, 3-6 p.m. or sold out, Calvary United Methodist Church; $9; stuffed chicken breast, mashed potatoes, gravy, green beans and a brownie; reservations at 330-549-2588


Salem Community Pantry food distribution to residents in the 44460 zip code, 3-6 p.m., masks required; choice shopping limited to two visits per month

Eagles, kitchen special, 5:30-7:30 p.m., dine in, carry out 330-387-8053

Salem Hunting Club Pistol League target shooting from 25 yards. Rim fore or center fire pistols permitted. Shot from indoors at 6 p.m. Open to public


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