Fashion Show and Tea

The Ellwood City Art Club will be hosting an “April Fool Fashion Show and Tea” event, Saturday April 1, 2017 from 1p.m.-3:30p.m. The event will take place at Day Springs Gifts, 316 6th Street, Ellwood City, and will include tea, cookies, music, and entertainment. Proceeds go to producing a coloring book featuring new and seasoned artists from the local community. Adult tickets are $7, 18 and under are $5.

Ellwood City Area Historical Society Event

Do you have memories of the Perry School in Wurtemburg? What was it like when you went there?  Who were the teachers?  What interesting story would you like to tell? Louise Carroll from the Ellwood City Ledger will be at the Ellwood City Area Historical Society at 310 Fifth Street, from 1 to 4 PM on Thursday February 23, to talk to you, and if you want to talk about something else, she will be ready to listen. You are invited to come in anytime in the scheduled period to visit and browse the History Center. Have a cup of…

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

Activities taking place at the Ellwood City Area Public Library include the following: The library will be closed on Monday, February 20, in observance of the Presidents’ Day Holiday. Normal hours will resume on Tuesday, February 21. Tuesday, February 21, at 1:30 p.m. – Afternoon Book Discussion Group for Adults. The group will discuss the book, “All the Light We Cannot See,” by Anthony Doerr. New members are always welcome. More information is available by calling the library at 724-758-6458. Tuesday, February 21, at 3:30 p.m. – The Library Anniversary Committee will meet to discuss future activities and fundraisers. New…

Forever Family 5K Run & Fun Walk

Adoption Connection is hosting their annual Forever Family 5K Saturday, May 20, 2017. Registrations can be made at or Official flyer below

Free Community Pasta Dinner

Calvin Presbyterian Church located at 615 Crescent Ave., is hosting a free Community Pasta Dinner on Friday, February 17 from 5-7 p.m. Enjoy a rigatoni and meatball dinner, along with salad, bread and beverages, and neighborly fellowship! Please R.S.V.P. to the church office at 724-758-4258 and indicate the number of adults and number of children that will be attending.

Ellwood City Area Public Library Activities for Week of Feb. 13, 2017

Activities taking place at the Ellwood City Area Public Library include the following: A “Valentine Heart Contest” for children 10 years of age and younger from Monday, February 13, through Saturday, February 18. – All area children are welcome to participate in this week-long activity. Just find and count the number of hearts hidden in the Children’s Area of the Library, report that correct number to a staff member at the desk and receive a special valentine prize. For more information, call the library at 724-758-6458. Wednesday, February 15, at 10:00 a.m. — “Coloring for Adults,” a weekly program that…

Relay For Life Event Leadership Meeting

Relay For Life Event Leadership Meeting Wednesday, February 15, 2017 6:00 – 7:00 P.M. It is time again to start planning for the 2017 Ellwood City Relay For Life event.  Our members have been busy working on new ideas for more community involvement, come out and give us your ideas!  We meet at the Wellness Center next to Ewing Park Bridge at 6 pm, don’t shy away because of the meeting length or because you don’t  want to be committed to long term involvement in Relay.  Give us what time you have and be included in how this event comes…

“Second Saturday” – Soup Supper

February 11th,  4 – 6:30pm   Wurtemburg United Methodist Church 1244 Portersville Road  (Rt 488 by 3rd bridge) Ellwood City, PA  16117   Soups:  Chili Beef and Beef Veggie 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.   Please mark your calendar for” every “Second Saturday” through April. Church:  724-758-9685

Punxsutawney Phil and Staten Island Chuck Conflict Predictions

Many local residents have mixed feelings about the almost-famous Punxsatawney Phil’s New Year prediction of six more weeks of winter. Although on average, sunnier winter days, which are more likely to cast the groundhogs shadow, are usually correlated with chillier and dryer weather – the old tradition which started in 1887 is not as accurate as it is fun. Last year Phil did not see his shadow, meaning that spring should have arrived early, however, it really didn’t arrive any earlier than normal. Phil isn’t the only groundhog used to predict the forecast, his rival, Staten Island Chuck, has been…