Shasteen benefit scheduled today
BOARDMAN - A benefit for the family of Samantha Shasteen will be held from 11 a.m. to 6 p.m. today at Clarencedale Cake, 6528 South Ave., Boardman.
Shasteen, 32, died on June 5. Among her survivors is her 4-year-old daughter, Lydia. Samantha's place of employment was Clarencedale Cake.
One hundred percent of all product sales from the bakery case, including Lydia's "special cupcake," will be given immediately to the family.
Food drive is Saturday at county fairgrounds
LISBON - A food drive is scheduled 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday at the Columbiana County Fairgrounds.
It is in conjunction with the community yard sale and chicken barbecue. Donations are provided to Lisbon Methodist Church food pantry.
Sebring American Legion accepting flags Friday
SEBRING - The American Legion in Sebring is accepting worn and tattered American flags.
The flags must be dropped off before 5 p.m. Friday to be properly disposed of in a burning ceremony at 6 p.m. behind the Legion.
County Park District hosting sky show
LISBON -Columbiana County Park District is hosting a sky show, open to the public, at sunset Saturday at Scenic Vista Park on Wayne Bridge Road, weather permitting. Mahoning Valley Astronomical Society members will be available with telescopes and their expertise to guide the public in a study of the night sky.
Upon arrival to the park, visitors are asked to dim their vehicle's headlights. For more information call 330-383-2268.
Public invited to breakfast on Saturday
DAMASCUS - The public is invited to breakfast from 7 to 11 a.m. Saturday at the Damascus United Methodist Church, 300 Valley Road.
The suggested donation is $5 for adults and $3 for children under 10. In conjunction with the breakfast, there also will be a car wash and bake sale fund raiser for children to attend camp.
Salem Public Library board meeting planned
SALEM - A regular board meeting begins at 4:30 p.m. Monday in the board room at the Salem Public Library.
Deming retirees, former employees will meet
SALEM Deming retirees and former employees are invited to breakfast at 8 a.m. June 18 at the Salem Hills Golf and Country Club.
Hanover Township Society meeting planned
HANOVERTON - The Hanover Township Historical Society plans to meet at 7 p.m. June 18 at the museum.
DAHS Class of 1960 will meet for lunch
LISBON - Members of the David Anderson High School Class of 1960 are invited to lunch at 1 p.m. June 20 at Chef's Table.
Riverside Railroad Train Club hosting open house
WARREN - The Riverside Railroad Train Club, Mahoning Valley's only public large-scale Garden Railroad Club, will host a summer open house on June 21.
Trains will run outside from 4 to 8 p.m. at the Warren Senior Citizen's Opportunity for Personal Endeavor (SCOPE) Center, 220 W. Market St. Admission is $3, and free for children under 12.
For information call 330-399-8846. The rain date is June 28.
WB Alumni Association's Rockin' Reunion set
BELOIT - West Branch Alumni Association's Rockin' Reunion is slated from 6 to 11 p.m. July 6 at the Saxon Club in Salem. Cost is $10 per person.
There will be a cash bar and concessions by Tailgaters. Music will be provided by Cold Shot and The Marauders with DJ Earl Trimmer and Son. Tickets are available by calling 330-332-8487.
Concealed carry class scheduled at SHD
SALEM - Certified National Rifle Association instructors are teaching a one-day concealed carry class on July 21 at the Salem Hunting Club, 549 Indiana Ave.
Pre-registration is required by calling 330-332-9847 (www.salemhuntingclub.com).
Winners of Women of the Moose raffle named
EAST PALESTINE - The winners of the Women of the Moose #532 raffle at the East Palestine Street Fair were Pam Sturgeon, hanging basket; Kevin Dickey, gas card; and Cedric Hays, Keurig coffee maker.
Community Foundation offering scholarships
SALEM - Current college students are reminded they can download the Salem Community Foundation scholarship application via the scholarship link on the foundation's website, www.salemcommunityfoundation.org.
Consideration will be given to students on the basis of class level (senior, junior and sophomore) and financial need. Applicants must be a resident of Salem city or Perry Township.
All applications must be received in the foundation's office by June 21 to be considered for an award.
Museum of Ceramics festival begins Thursday
EAST LIVERPOOL - The Museum of Ceramics on Fifth Street and Broadway is opening its doors to area residents from 9:30 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. Thursday through Saturday.
In addition to enjoying two floors of exhibits with thousands of objects and dozens of Works Progress Administration era paintings, area residents will also be able to participate in some festival activities.
The festival begins Thursday on the steps of the museum. Residents are welcome to bring up to three favorite, unusual, and mysterious ceramic/historic objects or artifacts to the museum between 10 a.m. and noon for History Detectives to learn who made the items and when.
Cost $2 per person. Thirty minute guided tours, free with admission, will begin at 11 a.m., 2 and 4 p.m., for groups of two to five people. Bring in your children from first to sixth grade for the Zoo Scavenger Hunt, available any time.
On Friday the Queen of the festival will have a special, free guided tour, along with her court. Saturday only is a special make-it-and-take-it craft for children in kindergarten and up. Half hour sessions run from 10 a.m. to noon and1 to 4 p.m., or for as long as supplies last. Cost is $1 per child after $2 admission, adult accompaniment required. Reservations are recommended but not required. Call 330-386-6001 to reserve your child's space.
East Palestine Class of 1977 reunion is Aug. 10
EAST PALESTINE - The East Palestine High School Class of 1977's reunion begins at 6 p.m. Aug. 10 at Antone's Banquet Center in Boardman.
The classes of the 1970s will have a weekend event with golf outing, school tours, and a dinner dance featuring the Chub Scout band. For more information call Carolyn Dilworth Wilson at 330-426-9960.
Goshen High Class of 1941 will meet
SALEM - The Goshen High School Class of 1941 will meet for breakfast at 9 a.m. June 18 at the Salem Hills Golf and Country Club.
Summer Arts and Crafts in the Park is June 22
SALEM - The Summer Arts and Crafts in the Park is scheduled from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. June 22 at Centennial Park on East Pershing Street. Lunch will be available from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m.
A Chinese auction drawing begins at 4:30 p.m. Winners need not be present during drawings. Tables are available for rent.
Cost is $25 for a 20x20 area, and $10 for an 8-foot table and two chairs.
All proceeds from this event go to the Salem World War Memorial Building Association.
The Memorial Building has been providing area residents of all ages with programs, events and activities for over 80 years. For more information call 330-332-5512.
Heroes and Halos' safety day, health fair set
COLUMBIANA - Heroes and Halos will host its second annual Special Needs Safety Day and Interactive Health Fair from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. June 22 at Columbiana High School.
This free event features live demonstrations from Columbiana Fire Department, Emergency Medical Services, Columbiana Police Department, Drug Abuse Resistance Education, Air Evac Lifeteam helicopters, etc. A health fair presented by agencies from Columbiana and Mahoning counties, offers free dental and blood pressure screenings.
There will be free cookies, hot dogs, chips and beverages, a petting zoo, games, crafts, music and a magic show.
For more information visit www.heroesandhalos.org or call Kelli Harding at 330-692-1427.
Mahoning County 4-H Junior Camp planned
WINDSOR - The Mahoning County 4-H program will hold its Annual 4-H Junior Camp on July 14-20 at 4-H Camp Whitewood located in Windsor in Ashtabula County.
The Mahoning County Junior Camp, themed "Around the World in Seven Days," is open to all youth between the ages of 8 and 14. You do not need to be a 4-H member to attend.
Campers are supervised by trained counselors and permanent camp staff.
A fee of $250 includes a full week of meals, lodging, program supplies, crafts, instructors, camp T-shirt and photo, and plenty of opportunities for fun and learning. Registration and $75 deposit is due by June 28.
For a camp brochure and further information go to 4hcampwhitewood.osu.edu/. or call 800-967-2267, or the Ohio State University Extension Office in Mahoning County at 330-533-5538.