Events

Veterans Stand Down in Lawrence County

The 7th annual Veterans Stand Down in Lawrence County will be Friday, August 11, from 1pm – 3pm and will provide FREE Medical screenings, hygiene products, haircuts, a light meal, and multiple organizations with resource information and referrals will be available. Serving homeless Veterans, service members, their families, community members, and families in need. The event will take place at 1st Battalion, 107th Field Artillery, 820 Frank Avenue, New Castle, PA. Veteran’s Office


Hard to Recycle Event

The Lawrence County Hard to Recycle event will be on Saturday, Sept. 30 from 10a.m.-1p.m. Things that can be recycled are appliances, batteries, electronics, fluorescent lights, household hazardous wastes, and tires. Below is a list of items and the cost to recycle them.


Anthony Tollari III’s Benefit

Anthony Tollari III’s Benefit will be September 23rd at the SOI Club, Ellwood City, PA. A Wing Fest it will be from 7:00 – 11:00 pm. The benefit will host wings, food, and fun along with a Chinese Auction. More details to follow. The next meeting will be Thursday, August 10th at 7p.m., Eat-n-Park, Chippawa, PA. Questions can be directed to Kim, at 724-462-0994. Texts only during the day.


Wrap-up for the Four Day Bazaar

During the 51st Holy Redeemer four day annual Bazaar, monetary awards totaling $46,000 were awarded to ten lucky winners. The Bazaar concluded on a high note with the Summer-Cash Give-away marque award of $25,000. The awards are based on the PA Lottery evening first pick three- digit number drawn. The Lottery’s policy states that winners, if they allow their names to be publicized, will need to sign a lottery privacy clause release document. The winners are being contacted and in addition to receiving their monetary awards, are being informed of that policy. “Despite the bazaar, due to a bad rain…


Wampum Area Car Cruise Tonight

The Wampum Area Car Cruise will be hosted tonight, Friday, August 4, 2017 from 6-9 p.m. Free registration begins at 4:00 pm Dash plaques and goody bags to first 100 to register, Best of Show plaque awarded at 8:30 p.m. Food vendors, face painter, balloon guy, DJ’s and much more!


Ellwood City Area Public Library Activities for Week of August 7, 2017

Activities taking place at the Ellwood City Area Public Library include the following: Monday, August 7, at 10:00 a.m. — “Coloring for Adults,” a weekly program that is free and open to the public. “Coloring for Adults” designed to help reduce the stresses of everyday life. Everyone is welcome, so call the library for more information. This program has been moved to Monday mornings at 10:00 a.m. through August 9 because of Summer Reading Program activities. Call the library at 724-758-6458 for more information. Wednesday, August 9, at 12:00 Noon – “The Book Bunch,” a book discussion group for students…


BC3 Cultural Center: Free Concert, Free Ice Cream and Cool Art

(Butler, PA) The Cultural Center at Butler County Community College will provide Graeter’s Ice Cream free to those attending the Pittsburgh Philharmonic’s free performance Aug. 13, an overture that will give guests a taste of Succop Theater’s fall 2017 Performing Artists series. Visitors can also view 35 oil paintings in the Mary Hulton Phillips Art Gallery during the opening of an exhibit by Doreen Currie, a Latrobe resident who studied under BC3 instructor David Ludwick in 2005 and 2006. Larry Stock, director of BC3’s Cultural Center, said he expects a crowd of at least 300 when the 50-member symphony orchestra…


Adult Dance at Ewing Park Pool

The Ellwood City Borough Council Parks and Recreation Committee will be hosting the first Adult Dance at the Ewing Park Pool. The Committee has hosted a youth dance for the past two years and decided it would be a nice change to host an adult dance. “We decided to host the adult dance to give the older residents something to do, while also promoting our parks facilities – we are one of the few remaining local communities that still have a public swimming pool.” Judy Dici, a committee member stated. Anyone over the age of 21 is welcome to swim,…


“Waylon’s Story” Benefit

Waylon DelBoverlando is a two year old who suffers from a rare autosomal recessive lysosomal storage disease called Mucopolysaccharidosis, also known as Sanfilippo Syndrome. Caused by a deficiency in one of the enzymes needed to break down the glycosaminoglycan heparan sulfate, those affected suffer most from neurological symptoms. (more information below) The DelBoverlando family is hosting a benefit for the care and support of Waylon on Sunday, September 3, from 1-8p.m. at the Double J’ Saloon, 161 Brighton Ave., Rochester, PA., 15074. The event will feature live DJing and karaoke, an American Auction, 50/50 raffle, and $10 dinner plates. All…


VIDEO: Blue Jeans Celebrates Fifth Birthday at Living Treasures

Today, a crowd of zoo-goers wished Blue Jeans, one of the giraffes at Living Treasures Moraine, a Happy Birthday and presented her a birthday treat. Living Treasures is known for their exotic animal encounters and occasional events like this; they recently celebrated their “Christmas in July” event where the animals received Christmas-themed treats and activities throughout the day. Join the birthday celebration and wish Blue Jeans a happy birthday today at the park, which will be open until 8p.m. this evening. The zoo’s official Facebook page uploaded a video of the festivities: