Events

New Year’s Eve Bingo

Holy Redeemer is hosting their New Year’s Eve Bingo on December 31, 2017 at the Catholic Center located at 311 Lawrence Avenue. Doors open at 5p.m. and the cost is $25.00 in advance of $30.00 the day of at the door. $1000.00 coverall with 70+ players – cookie jars and two winner-take-all games! Dinner is included with festivities from 5p.m. until the first break. Tickets can be purchased at regular bingo and the church office.


SPOILER ALERT: House Tour Home Features Musical Theme

One of the Ellwood City Municipal Women House Tour homes, the Leavens household, located at 405 Pershing St., in Ellwood City, is the second home on the list to be decorated for the event. A common theme throughout the household is music; from music note ornaments to dancing Christmas characters, Lynn Leavens said that her late father is the inspiration to having musically themed decorations. “My father loved music, he used to play instruments and he’s been the inspiration for the musically themed decor. I feel like he’s not so far away when the house is decorated with constant reminders…


Wampum Area Christmas Parade Celebrates Dr. Seuss Publications

Wampum, PA – Each year, the Wampum Area Christmas Parade Committee prepares floats that do not compete in the popular float contest. They like to add to parade line-up each to assure new and fresh content to complement the familiar traditions. Long time Parade Chairperson Donna Kuiken chooses themes that will delight the kids along the parade route.  “It has always been about the kids,” she acknowledges.  Often a popular movie sparks the inspiration for the floats, but this year the committee is going “old school” with a float featuring the books of Theodor Seuss Geisel, aka Dr. Seuss. The…


Ellwood City Relay for Life Event

Join the Ellwood City Relay for Life organization for their fourth meeting of the American Cancer Society Relay For Life of Ellwood on Thursday, December 7th at 6p.m. They will be meeting at The Beanery, 212 Portersville Road in Ellport, (the old La Isla Mexican Restaurant). They will continue plans for our 2018 event, theme is Super Heroes, Who is Yours?, tentative date June 2nd downtown. Public input and support is welcome. They are also planning a team scavenger hunt using downtown businesses. Want to hear more? Join the organization! The Beanery has some great food and you are welcome…


Nativities On Display Event

During several days during December, the Wurtemburg United Methodist Church will be hosting a Nativities On Display event featuring over 200 displays. The event dates and times are Thursday, Dec 7 from 4p.m.-8p.m., Friday, Dec 8 from 4p.m.-8p.m., and Saturday, Dec 9 from 11a.m.-3p.m. Admission is free but donations are welcome. More information on the flyer below.


Ellwood City Area Public Library Activities for Week of November 27, 2017

Activities taking place at the Ellwood City Area Public Library include the following: Wednesday, November 29, 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, November 29, at 6:00 p.m. – “Movie Night for Adults,” featuring a new-to-DVD film and refreshments. This event, held monthly, is free and open to all area adults. Call the library for more information or to discover the…


Thanksgiving Meals For Those in Need

A list of locations offering Thanksgiving meals for those in need are posted below. Food, clothing and housing referrals are also available, for more information call The Cornerstone at 724-846-6400. Trinity Lutheran Church, 101 10th Avenue, New Brighton. Thanksgiving Day @ 1p.m. Reservations call 724-650-3054 St. James Parish in Sewickley, 200 Walnut St. Sewickley. Thanksgiving Day @ 1p.m. Reservations call 412-741-6650 St. Cecilia Church, 623 Virginia Ave., Rochester. Thanksgiving Day @ 1-3p.m. Transportation is available by calling 724-775-0801. Reservations call 412-775-8875 Central United Methodist Church, the corner of 6th and 13th, Beaver Falls (the site of the Beaver Falls Soup…


Small Business Saturday in Ellwood

Don’t forget to support the small businesses in Ellwood this Saturday. Below are flyers from the Ellwood City Chamber of Commerce about the county wide scavenger hunt and events in the plaza taking place on Saturday! Here is our article from last year about the benefits of shopping locally: Many of us call Ellwood City home- including dozens of small business owners who rely on the communities support to keep their doors open. From farmers markets to hair salons and everything in between, you can find just about any item or service here while also supporting our local small businesses;…


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

Activities taking place at the Ellwood City Area Public Library include the following: Monday, November 20, at 1:30 p.m. – Afternoon Book Discussion Group for Adults. The group will discuss the book, “The Eastern Shore,” by Ward Just. New members are welcome, so call the library at 724-758-6458 for more information. Wednesday, November 22, 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 for more information. The library will…


Tipsy Turkey Trail Event

Gobble til’ you wobble! The Tipsy Turkey Trail is back Saturday, November, 18th from 12-10PM. This is a one-day, scavenger hunt based trail that will start at Knockin’ Noggin and finish at Nova Cellars. Find all 16 turkeys hidden throughout the trail, and win a prize! For this trail we have paired with the Lawrence County Crisis Shelter to collect donations. Bring any 10 items off of our acceptable donation list to receive 15% off products purchased on the trail and 20% off Christmas Trail tickets when purchased that day. To view the list of acceptable donations visit www.nova.wine/tipsy-turkey-trail Tickets…