Events

United Fund Kick-Off

Please set the date, 17th of October, aside for a special time at the Ellwood City United Fund kick off. It will take place at Nico Luciano’s café at 324 Wampum Avenue, Ellwood City, Pa from 5pm to 7pm. Hosted will be refreshments, prizes, silent auction, and a period of time for each of you to tell the goal of your agency for the Ellwood City area (brochures, pass outs are welcome). Any updates or stories that we may use to promote your agency would be helpful. Please bring a guest, invite your friends and neighbors for a enjoyable night out. RSVP to…


Connoquenessing Country Club to Host Murder Mystery Dinner

The Connoquenessing Country Club will be hosting a murder mystery, “Bullets in the Bathtub,” on, October 14, 2017 that is open to the public. In addition to the performance and dinner there will be door prizes and raffles. Reservations are required and seating is limited. For reservations, call Judy Kline at 724.752.2294 ext 211. Cash/credit bar available for non-members. Tickets are $59.95 per person and include dinner and performance.


Portersville Christian School Fine Arts Committee Announces Fall Production of Antigone

Portersville, PA – Portersville Christian School’s Fine Arts Committee announces that a modern English translation of Sophocles’ Antigone will be presented Thursday, November 9, Friday, November 10 and Saturday November 11, at 7 PM each night, at the school, 343 East Portersville Road/Rt. 488 East, Portersville PA 16051. The Greek Tragedy is the third chronologically of Sophocles’ Theban plays. The director is Ryan Wise. King Oedipus has been banished from Thebes; his sons, Eteocles and Polynices, were to share the throne, ruling alternate years. Instead, Eteocles refused to relinquish power after his ruling year. Polynices raised a foreign army to…


Ellwood City Art Club Event: Paint Two Tigers

The Ellwood City Art Club is hosting a paint class on October 28 from 10a.m.-1p.m. The theme is tigers and goers will have the option to paint two on 2 12×12 canvases. More information is on the flyer below. Proceeds benefit the Art Club.


Old Photo Friday: Ellwood Celebrates 95th Birthday with 95ft Cake

Thanks to the courtesy of the Ellwood City Historical Society, they have provided us with a box full of old photos that we will now be using for Old Photo Friday! Today’s feature is the 95ft cake served on Lawrence Avenue in 1987 for the town’s 95th birthday celebration. Check out the photo below: The 95ft cake was formed by 112 9×13 individual cakes that were donated by area organizations and individuals. This weekend we will be celebrating Ellwood’s 125th birthday, unfortunately there will not be a 125ft cake but the Historical Society will be having cake and tea in…


Ellwood City Area Public Library Activities for Week of October 2, 2017

 Activities taking place at the Ellwood City Area Public Library include the following: Monday, October 2, through Saturday, October 7 – The library’s Annual Book Sale will take place. Hours are 10 a.m. to 8 p.m. Monday through Thursday; 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. on Friday; and 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. on Saturday. Monday will also feature a bake sale. A wide variety of books, DVDs, Audio CDs and more will be available at the sale. Saturday is “Bag Day” which offers an opportunity for shoppers to purchase a bag full of books of their choosing for $5. The…


Ellwood City Fall Fest: 6,000 People Expected to Attend

If you thought last year’s Fall Fest was crowded, this year is expected to be even more populous according to Borough Manager, Bob Villella. “This year there is expected to be at least 600 vehicles at the car cruise and upwards of 6,000 in attendance. That’s an increase of nearly 2,500 people since last year,” Villella stated. Since the start of the event only a few years ago, it has been growing in popularity very quickly, attracting families and individuals from all around. This year the event will feature a soapbox car derby, live entertainment, food and craft vendors, the…


Richard Hogue Replenishment Blood Drive 2017

This year’s Richard Hogue Blood Drive has been announced for the date of November 17, 2017 from hours 2p.m. to 7p.m. at the Ellwood City Family Center. The blood drive is in honor of Richard Hogue. About Richard Hogue On Nov. 16, 2013, Richard Hogue, 28, was murdered. He was a hardworking, blue-collar man, raised with values. He lived to love and help others, a true man with a heart of gold. He was always first to help family, friends, and neighbors in need and talk to anyone in troubled places and guide them to a better judgment. Rick had…


Ellwood City Birthday Celebration

The Ellwood City Historical Society is planning an open house on September 28-30 to celebrate Ellwood City’s 125 birthday. Featured will be cake, refreshments, and prizes. Over 1000 priceless photos of friends, neighbors and relatives will be available for viewing and taking! More information on the newsletter below.


Relay For Life Event Leadership Meeting

Thursday, October 12, 2017 6:00 – 7:00 P.M. Please join the Relay for Life team for their first meeting of the American Cancer Society Relay For Life of Ellwood on Thursday, October 12th at 6pm. They will be meeting at The Beanery, 212 Portersville Road in Ellport, (the old La Isla Mexican Restaurant) and celebrating the 2017 event and beginning plans for our 2018 event. Your input and support is welcome! The Beanery has some great food and you are welcome to order Dutch Treat. The Beanery also does flavored lattes, frapps, capps and milk shakes. The meeting will be…