County Historical Society museum
HOMEWORTH - The Columbiana County Historical Society will open its museum at 4306 Homeworth Road for visitors from 2 to 4 p.m. Aug. 3 and 10. Admission is free, however donations will be accepted.
Salem Saxon Retirees to meet
SALEM - Salem Saxon Retirees will meet on Aug. 6. Snacks will be served at 11:30 a.m., a catered lunch at 12:30 p.m., followed by the monthly business session. Reservations are due by July 30 by calling 330-533-5154.
Pancake breakfast offered in Winona
WINONA - An all-you-can-eat pancake and sausage breakfast will be served from 7 to 11 a.m. Aug. 9 at Winona Fire Department. Cost is $6 for adults and $3 for ages 3 to 10. Carryouts are available.
Explore the Outdoors event planned
EAST LIVERPOOL - The seventh annual Explore the Outdoors will be held from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Aug. 9 at Beaver Creek State Park. The event is sponsored by Columbiana County Conservation Partners, Beaver Creek State Park and community sponsors. Many nature displays and fun activities are featured throughout the day. A free lunch will be served from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m.
The Ohio Scenic Rivers program will do macro-invertebrate sampling demonstrations throughout the day. These samplings will be a hands-on experience for everyone to see the many critters that live in a healthy stream like Little Beaver Creek. The Ohio Division of Wildlife will do an electroshocking demonstration at 3 p.m. to show the many fish species that live in the stream. For more information call Tom Butch at 330-337-8444.
Pet portrait instruction offered
SALEM - An instructor from Wonderstruck Artisan Market will guide participants in a step-by-step on how to paint a specially designed pet portrait masterpiece, at any skill level, from 5 to 7 p.m. Aug. 9 at the Humane Society of Columbiana County's Animal Resource Complex, 721 E. Pigeon Road.
Photos will be lightly printed on canvas. Cost is $40 (plus tax); $45 (for credit card), send to: firstname.lastname@example.org. The fee includes all art supplies needed to create and take home a painted canvas. Participants must register and submit a jpeg photo of their pet by July 30 to participate. For more information call 330-332-8622.
Charity 5K Run/2 Mile Walk planned
CANFIELD - In preparation for its annual 5K Run/2 Mile Walk, the Ohio Naturopathic Wellness Center, led by Dr. Ted Suzelis, N.D., is seeking Mahoning Valley residents to support their efforts to benefit area autism organizations.
The Charity 5K Run/2 Mile Walk starts at 7:30 a.m. Aug. 16 at the Mill Creek Metroparks Bikeway, Kirk Road Trailhead, at 6700 Kirk Road, Canfield. Scheduled events include a 5K run, two-mile walk, children's fun run and a 50/50 raffle. Interested participants can register at OhioND.com/5K. Prizes will be awarded to the top male and female runner in the 5K.
Volunteers of every age, skill and ability are welcome to help launch the event. Help is needed in advance for assembling T-shirts/bags, organizing registrants, pre-registration pickup, refreshments, 50/50 raffle, traffic/parking, and trail water stations. Various shifts are available. Every volunteer gets a free T-shirt. Interested volunteers should email email@example.com or call the Ohio Naturopathic Wellness Center at 330-729-1350.
Swim sessions scheduled in October
SALEM - The Salem Community Center is offering another session of Learning to Accelerate your Potential for Swimming. The next session will run every Saturday from 9:30 to 10:30 a.m., Oct. 4 through Nov. 22. Cost is $55 for members and $70 for non-members. A swim cap is provided for new participants. Multiple child discounts are available. To register call 330-332-5885.
Group offers radio license classes
YOUNGSTOWN - The Western Reserve Amateur Radio Club (www.wrarc.net) is offering classes for the entry-level technician's class license. The technician's class is the first of three levels of operating privileges. The general class and amateur extra class are the next two levels. Morse code is no longer required to obtain a license.
Classes will be held from 7 to 9:30 pm. Wednesdays at ITT Tech, 1030 N. Meridian Road, from Sept. 10 through Oct. 15. The class will be conducted by an American Radio Relay League registered instructor and the exam, at the end of the classes, will be administered by local certified ARRL/W5YI Volunteer Examiners. There is no cost for the classes. However, you must pre-register by Aug. 29 and purchase the technician's class book by Gordon West, WB6NOA. For more information and to purchase the book contact Allan "Al" Avnet, AB8AA, at 330-549-3051, or email at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Artisans Festival vendor applications taken
LEETONIA- Vendor applications are now being accepted for the Artisans Festival to be held from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Sept. 21 in Wick Park. The vendor forms are available on the village website, www.leetonia.org, for review and printout. Deadline for registrations which will reserve a vendor spot is Sept. 2. For information contact Toni at 330-853-5489 or Sue at 330-427-1713.
2 bus trips from United Local planned
HANOVERTON- The United Local Community Education Department is sponsoring two upcoming bus trips: to the Hartville Marketplace and Flea Market on Aug. 23 and to The Mall at Robinson Town Centre in Pittsburgh on Aug. 30. The bus will leave at 7:45 a.m. and return at 4:30 p.m. The cost of each trip is $10 per person.
Payment is due at the time of registration. Make checks payable to United Local Schools and mail to Community Education, United Local Schools, 8143 state Route 9, Hanoverton OH 44423.
For information contact Loretta McLaughlin at United Local administrative offices, 330-223-1521.
Wednesday Night Bingo set at Saxon Club
SALEM - Doors open at 4:30 p.m. Wednesday for the Wednesday Night Bingo at the Saxon Club, 1980 state Route 9. Early bird games start at 6:30 p.m.
The kitchen will be open featuring breaded pork chop dinners, hot dogs, coney dogs, sloppy joes, assorted desserts and free coffee.
Proceeds will be directed to the Saxon Club Scholarship Fund which benefits youth from the entire area, not just Salem. For more information contact Annette Jermolenko at 234-564-5964.