Events

GriefShare Program

No matter what the circumstances, grief recovery is a painful process. A GriefShare seminar/support group is being hosted and sponsored by Calvin Presbyterian Church. The program will be facilitated by Ginny Brest. The first session is scheduled for Sunday, February 4 from 1:300-3:30 p.m. in the church parlor. The group will meet each Sunday afternoon (except April 1, Easter Sunday) for 13 weeks, concluding on May 6 . While participants are encouraged to complete the 13-week program if possible, attendance is not mandatory each week. The program is free and open to anyone in the community (and beyond) because we understand how deeply…


Ellwood City Area Public Library Activities for Week of January 15, 2018

Activities taking place at the Ellwood City Area Public Library include the following: The library will be closed on Monday, January 15, in observance of the Martin Luther King Jr. Day Holiday. Normal hours will resume on Tuesday, January 16. Tuesday, January 16, at 1:30 p.m. – Afternoon Book Discussion Group for Adults. The group will discuss the book, “Landfall,” by Ellen Urbani. Call the library at 724-758-6458 for more information. Wednesday, January 17, at 10:00 a.m. — “Coloring for Adults,” a weekly program that is free and open to the public. “Coloring for Adults” is a program designed to…


Ellwood City Relay for Life Kickoff Party:

The Moose at 1400 Factory Avenue is hosting an evening of fun, facts and trivia to bring awareness to the public about Relay For Life right in Ellwood City. You don’t have to be a Moose member; this event is open to the public. Join relay teams and committee members as we kickoff the 2018 event theme Super Heroes, Who is Yours? For a $5.00 donation at the door you can test your knowledge in trivia and perhaps some sport facts.  Doors open at 7 pm, then Average Jane takes center stage at 8 pm. Don’t know who Average Jane…


350 May Toast the Town at 2nd Winter Wine and Brew Fest

A crowd of up to 350 is expected at the second Winter Wine and Brew Fest, which will feature the selections of nearly 18 vendors, a table-visiting magician, tantalizing finger foods and socializing to the backdrop of constant music, said Brad Ovial, president of Ellwood City Revitalization. “All for $20,” he said of advance ticket sales. Another $20 will provide guests a white auction chance to win a $500 gun from Duke’s Sports Shop, New Castle, said Raymond Santillo, executive director of the Ellwood City Area Chamber of Commerce. Those who purchase tickets at the door of the Sons of…


Portersville Christian School Information Night/Open House

Portersville Christian School will hold an Information Night/Open House at 7:00 pm on Tuesday, January 9, for families interested in enrolling students for the 2018-2019 school year. The school is accepting student applications and registrations prior to the release of next year’s tuition schedule at the end of March.  In addition to kindergarten, there are openings in most grade levels for fall of 2018.  Interested families who have students entering kindergarten and grades 7 and 9 are encouraged to apply early, since these grades tend to fill up fast. Portersville Christian School (PCS) provides a distinctively Christian education to students…


“Second Saturday” – Soup Supper

The Wuretemburg United Methodist Church will be hosting their “Second Saturday” Soup Supper this month on January 13th,  4 – 6:30pm, the details are below: Wurtemburg United Methodist Church 1244 Portersville Road  (Rt 488 by 3rd bridge) Ellwood City, PA  16117 Soups:  Wedding Soup and Beef Veggie Soup Includes:  Italian Bread, Homemade Rolls, Dessert, Beverages & Refills Eat-in and Take-out are both $6; under age 5 Free. Grilled Cheese Sandwiches are just $1.00 Quarts of Soup are $6.00 Come, relax and enjoy fresh homemade soups and desserts. This is the first soup supper for the season. We will look forward…


Upcoming Historical Society Events

Upcoming events at the Ellwood City Historical Society: December 2 through January 23 Heinz Center – WWII Traveling Exhibit February 12, 2018 – Speaker Dan Burns * March 12, 2018 – Speaker Ryan Kegel * April 9, 2018 – Louise Carroll – portraying Mrs. Merritt Greene NOTE: On January 8, 2018 at 7pm, our first meeting of the New Year will be held at the National Grind Coffee Shop. Guest speaker will be Bob Rivers, a world war ll re-enactor. Bob is owner of the National Grind Coffee Shop at the corner of 5th street and Lawrence Avenue. Free Admission…


Ellwood City Area Public Library Activities for Week of January 1, 2017

Activities taking place at the Ellwood City Area Public Library include the following: The library will be closed on Monday, January 1, in observance of the New Year’s Day Holiday. Normal hours will resume on Tuesday, January 2. Wednesday, January 3, at 10 :00 a.m. — “Coloring for Adults,” a weekly program that is free and open to the public. “Coloring for Adults” is a program designed to help reduce the stresses of everyday life. Everyone is welcome, so call the library at 724-758-6458 for more information. Wednesday, January 3, at 3:00 p.m. – Creative Writing Workshop for students in…


Peace Light in Ellwood City

In early December, the Peace Light began its journey from the Grotto of the Nativity in Bethlehem. The flame has been burning for over 1,000 years. Ellwood got the light by way of the Mason Dixon Boy Scout Council of Hagerstown, Maryland. You may get this light by bringing a candle to the DaySring Church on 6th Street on Saturday from 10a.m. to 1p.m. then Saturday at Habitual Vape & Skate Shop at 505 Lawrence Ave. from 1p.m. to 7:45p.m. The light will be at 123 Orchard Ave. on Sunday from 1p.m. to 3p.m.


ECR Presents the Winter Wine and Brew Fest

Not sure of what to get your loved one for Christmas? Ellwood City Revitalization presents the 2nd Annual Winter Wine and Brew Fest! Admission includes beer and wine tasting, entertainment, DJ, raffles and a Chinese Auction. Tickets make great stocking stuffers! Please contact the Chamber at 724-758-5501 if you wish to donate a basket for the Chinese Auction or would like to sponsor.