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December 29, 2012
Salem News

New Year's Eve Salem orientation set

SALEM - The New Year's Eve Salem volunteer orientation meeting begins at 7 p.m. Sunday at the Salem Area Chamber of Commerce meeting room. Attendees are to use the side entrance.

Leetonia 1949 lunch planned

LEETONIA - Members of the Leetonia High School Class of 1949 plan to meet for lunch at noon Jan. 2 at the Smokhouse restaurant in Greenford.

United Quilt Guild members to meet

SALEM - United Quilt Guild members will work on unfinished objects beginning at 9:30 a.m. Jan. 8 at the First Presbyterian Church. The meeting follows at 6:30 p.m.

United 1960 breakfast scheduled

HANOVERTON - The United High School Class of 1960 plans to meet for breakfast at 9 a.m. Jan. 10 at the Salem Hills Golf and Country Club.

Jan. 1. Leetonia 1951 meeting canceled

LEETONIA - Leetonia High School Class of 1951 has canceled its meeting on Jan. 1 due to the holiday. The next breakfast begins at 9 a.m. Feb. 5 at the Salem Hills Golf and Country Club.

Salem-Lisbon La Leche League to meet

LISBON - Salem-Lisbon La Leche League, a breastfeeding support group, will meet at 7 p.m. Jan. 8 at the New Lisbon Presbyterian Church, 111 E. Chestnut St. The discussion topic will be "The Advantages of Breastfeeding." All pregnant or nursing mothers and their babies are welcome. For more information call 330-821-2585, 330-420-0822 or

Salem Seniors won't meet until March

SALEM - No meetings are scheduled in January or February for Salem Senior Citizens.

SCT offers Winter Youth Acting Classes

SALEM - Salem Community Theatre is offering Winter Youth Acting Classes commencing Jan. 12. Classes will be held on five consecutive Saturdays, with a "Work Sharing" session on Feb. 16 for parents and family to observe student progress. Classes will be divided into three age groups.

Grades one to three (9:30 to 10:45 a.m.): "Tales From the Treasure Chest." In this creative drama class, the chest may contain costume pieces, props, musical instruments, puppets or other "odds and ends" to play with and use to create a new story each day.

Grades four to six (11 a.m. to 12:15 p.m.): "Make a Hobbit of It." Students will learn the basics of acting, stage skills and performance techniques through the use of classic improvisational games and drama exercises. They will then apply those skills to create, rehearse and perform their own original fantasy story.

Grades seven to 12 (12:30 to 1:45 p.m.): "Acting 101." This class covers the fundamentals of voice and body techniques, improvisation, character building, stage skills, script analysis and auditioning.

All classes are taught by Patricia M. Fagan, drama instructor, director and playright. The fee is $50 per student.

SCT's newly announced 2012-13 theatrical season includes two youth productions, "The Best Christmas Pageant Ever" and "Willie Wonka Jr." For more information and registration call Fagan at 330-788-1498, the box office at 330-332-9688, or visit



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