Church hosts Ella Golden benefit
The Lisbon First United Methodist Church will host a fundraiser from 11:45 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. Sunday for Ella Golden, a student at Crestview. She has been diagnosed with Pandas disease. All proceeds will go to her medical bills. The menu for the luncheon is rigatoni with meatballs, garden tossed salad, Italian bread and a choice of dessert. The price is $8; $5 for ages 12 and under (under 5 free). Carryouts will be available. Ella is the daughter of Anne and Joey Golden and granddaughter of Jim and Cindy Williams and Ken and Carrie Crawford.
Sip and paint at Alchemy Acres
Alchemy Acres Animal Sanctuary will host a sip and paint event on wine glasses at 6 p.m. Friday, Oct. 18. Each guest will receive three wine glasses of different sizes to paint on. Appetizers and beverages will be provided. The cost is $40/ The event will take place at Whispering Pines Castle located at 6295 Adams Road in Rogers. To RSVP contact Emily at 330-257-8682. All proceeds benefit the pets at Alchemy Acres Animal Sanctuary.
EP Eagles serve steak Saturday
The East Palestine Eagles, 320 E. Taggart, will host a steak fry from 4:30 to 7:30 p.m. Saturday. The menu: steak, baked potato, salad and roll. The cost is $15. Carryouts also will be available; people can call 330/853-8483.
A gift of safety in Middleton
Middleton Township trustees and the Negley Fire Department will be giving out free smoke detectors to any township resident the week of Oct. 14. To obtain one call the fire department, 426-9900, or any trustee: Nancy Michaels, 599-6837; Tim Pancake, 843-6632 or Greg Lipp, 853-5654.
‘Christmas Carol’ roles open
Auditions for Salem Community Theatre’s “A Christmas Carol” will be held at 6 p.m. Monday. Sponsored by Butech Bliss and directed by Tim Gottschling, the show will run Dec. 6-15. All rolls are open.
Quakers will have booth at fest
The spiritual descendants of the Quakers who founded Salem continue to meet at Salem Friends Meeting House, 350 E. Sixth St. They will have a booth during Quakerfest Saturday and will then host a panel discussion of Quakerism at 4 p.m., followed by worship in Christ’s presence, then snacks and fellowship.
Taking geology on the road
Cheryl Mattevi will present a Geology Road Show from 10:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. Saturday at the Beaver Creek Wildlife Education Center. The program will start with an introduction to the geology of Beaver Creek State Park and participants are welcome to bring their own rock, mineral or fossil specimens in for identification. The group will break for lunch and then take a hike along Little Beaver Creek to look at the rock formations that are so important to the geology of the area. Participants should bring a lunch, wear comfortable shoes, and bring insect repellent. This program is for age 10 and older.
Pasta night in Summitville
A spaghetti dinner will be held from 4-7 p.m. Saturday at the Franklin Township fire station in Summitville. It is an all you can eat dinner. The cost is $7 with anyone under 10 eating for free. Carryouts also are available. The fire department holds the spaghetti dinners the second Saturday of every month.
Oglebay lights worth the trip
The Columbiana Area Meals on Wheels will host a bus trip to Oglebay Festival of Lights on Sunday. Nov. 24. The cost is $80; $60 for ages 12 and under. The trip includes a guided tour through the light display, buffet dinner at Wilson Lodge and free time to visit Hilltop Gift Shops & Gardens. The bus will leave TLC Tours in Columbiana at 1:30 pm. For more information call Meals on Wheels, 330-482-0366