Events

All You Can Eat Breakfast Event

If you’ve missed their last two all-you-can-eat breakfast events, you can still partake in the remaining two! Join the Masonic Hall Association for breakfast at Ellwood Lodge #599, 512 Crescent Avenue, Ellwood City, PA 16117 on April 15 and May 20.  From 8a.m. to 11:30a.m. breakfasts will be held at the Ellwood Lodge Building on the 1st Floor. The cost is $7.00 for adults and $3.50 for children (up age 10) for all you can eat scrambled eggs, hash browns, sausage, bacon, pancakes, toast, orange juice and coffee. Proceeds benefit the Masonic Hall Association and other community projects.


40th Annual Maple Syrup Festival

After months of anticipation, the ever-so-popular Beaver County Maple Syrup Festival is finally scheduled for this weekend, Saturday April 1 and Sunday April 2 from 8:30a.m. to 4:30p.m. To prepare for the festival, maple sap is extracted from maple trees scattered throughout the park via a spout and stored in a bucket resting at the bottom of the trees during the winter months, then around spring time the sap is collected and made into the final product – a beloved sugary syrup – which is used to top the all-you-can-eat pancakes served at the event. Visitors from all across the…


Lawrence County’s Earth Day Celebration

Lawrence County’s Earth Day Celebration will feature more than 40 educational exhibits, plenty of exciting activities, great entertainment, horse-drawn trolley rides, and a Wild World of Animals show. The event is FREE and will be held on Saturday, April 22, from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. in Ewing Park. Earth Day is planned and hosted by Ellwood City Community Enrichment and the Lawrence County Earth Day Committee. The event will feature: Exhibits: 40-plus educational exhibits or vendor booths by individuals, groups, businesses that will focus on Earth friendly topics/products. Some vendors will be selling products. Entertainment: The entertainment will be…


Ellwood City Area Public Library Activities for Week of March 20, 2017

Activities taking place at the Ellwood City Area Public Library include the following: Monday, March 20, at 1:30 p.m. – Afternoon Book Discussion Group for Adults. The group will discuss the book, “Ruby,” by Cynthia Bond. Call the library at 724-758-6458 for more information. Family Laptime, an interactive program for babies as young as 6 months of age to toddlers and preschoolers. Featured are stories, songs, finger plays, games and more. Registration is requested, so call the library for more information. Tuesday, March 21, at 6:00 p.m. – A Spring Gardening Program, presented by the Master Gardeners in Lawrence County….


Ellwood City Historical Society Share Memories Event

Do you remember the neighborhood “Mom and Pop” stores in Ellwood City? Have you any stories, experiences or tales of a local “Mom and Pop” stores in Ellwood City Area? Do you remember paying the bill on paydays, selling pop bottles there for two cents, meeting the neighbors, buying penny candy, sampling the produce, and maybe, even forgetting to pay for something. Well, Louise Carroll from the Ledger will be at the Ellwood City Area Historical Society, 310 Fifth Street, Ellwood City on Thursday March 23 from 1 to 4 pm to listen to your stories of these experiences.  Stop…


Try-Outs for Ellwood City’s First Competitive Cheer Program

Nikki DeLuca, a local competitive gymnastic coach at Diamond Dance Academy, is excited to be bringing Ellwoodian youth their first opportunity to participate in a competitive all-star cheer program. DeLuca will be the head coach of the Ellwood City Explosion All Star Cheer. The Explosion squads will be tailored for any level youth between the ages 5-18, and the cheer group will be co-ed. DeLuca says the all-star competitive group will take local cheerleading “to a whole new level.” “All star cheering is different than school cheering in several ways,” she says. “Not only are the squads bigger – consisting…


New Dimension Comics Joins Kennywood on Father’s Day to Present Super-Sized Event: Kennywood Comicon

Featuring comic book vendors, artists, creators, and pop culture attractions, Comicon will descend upon the home of Kenny Kangaroo, the Phantom and the Jack Rabbit on Sunday, June 18. “I’m thrilled to partner with Kennywood to bring our comic book resources together into one of the most fun venues in Pittsburgh for a great event,” says Todd McDevitt, owner of New Dimension Comics and promoter of 3 Rivers Comicon. “We are both in the family entertainment business, so joining forces is a natural fit.” The event will be held at Kennywood, with many vendors and attractions set up around the…


22nd Annual Community Easter Egg Hunt

Ellwood Area Egg Hunt Committee will be holding their 22nd Annual Community Easter Egg Hunt on Saturday April 8, in Ewing Park for all area children ages nine and under. Four and under hunts start at 11 and run till the end of the events, the five to nine year old hunts start at 1:30p.m. There will be over 7,000 Easter Eggs handed out. Each child will get a treat bag and a Eat ‘N Park cookie or a candy bar, there will be character appearances, face painting, balloons, and a craft area. As of current planning, the hunts are…


Cheerios Giving Away 100-Million Seeds to “Bring Back the Bees”

Have you noticed the iconic Buzz the Bee missing from one of the most popular cereal brands? Scientists are not the only ones worried about the declining bee population – the General Mills cereal brand, Cheerios, is doing their part to reverse the declining bee population with their #BringBacktheBees movement. Hundreds of bee species are heading toward extinction, and according to Honey Nut Cheerios’ promotional video, bees have been in decline since World War II.  “In 2015, 42 percent of the bee colonies in the United States collapsed, and with more than 30 percent of all General Mills ingredients dependent…


Lincoln High Graduate to Perform with Tamburitzans

After recently returning home from her Spring Break tour in Florida with the group, Lincoln High graduate, Alena Kucan prepares to perform with the Tamburitzans for their second presentation at Ellwood City’s Lincoln High School. The group, which formed nearly 80 years ago is a group-effort tradition consisting of an array of talented students who continually aw crowds with their unique and culturally diverse performances. Alena’s father Pete Kucan, described the show as “a two hour tour of Europe,” as the Tammies depict Europe’s eccentric culture through their costumes and performances. “People are always blown away after witnessing the show,”…