2017 events

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…


Carnegie Free Library of Beaver Falls: “A Novel Event”

Saturday Nov 18th 11a.m. to 4p.m.  25 Authors will be on hand to meet greet and sale their books.  Panel discussions will be happening throughout the day.   Learn more about writing in various genres, mindful writing and even writing about nonfiction. In addition the library has a selection of over 20 raffle baskets for sale.  Tickets are $5 for 5 or $20 for $25 and 4 Bountiful baskets are available to for special price of $5 each. Take your chances on a Steelers Basket, hand crafted coffee table, personal robot or Gift Certificates to restaurants in Beaver Falls. Homemade cookies…


Ellwood City Area Public Library Activities for Week of October 30, 2017

Activities at the Ellwood City Area Public Library include the following: Tuesday, October 31, at 10:00 a.m. — Family Laptime, designed for babies as young as 6 months of age, toddlers and preschoolers. Please note that there will only be one session this week, at 10:00 a.m., due to Trick-or-Treat night scheduled for Tuesday evening. The 6:30 p.m. session will resume next week. Featured are stories, songs, finger plays and more. Call the library at 724-758-6458 for more information. Wednesday, November 1, at 10:00 a.m. — “Coloring for Adults,” a weekly program that is free and open to the public….


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…


Broadway Sensation Comes to Ellwood City

Diamond Dance Academy LLC welcomes back one of the hottest dance sensations, Seth Stewart, premier New York Dancer and choreographer, again to offer any-and-everyone a once in a life-time chance to dance with this Broadway star on September, 28. Stewart is one of today’s most exiting and energetic all-around entertainers. Recently, Seth performed as Marquis De Lafayette/Thomas Jefferson, after previously being an original Broadway cast member in the Grammy Award winning hit show, Hamilton the Musical. Stewart has performed in the Tony Award winning musical “In the Heights,” as Graffitti Pete as well as all over the world on tours…


Back to School: Wolverines Football Site to Introduce HD Live Streaming

Along with the general yearly updates to the schedule and roster, the official Ellwood City Wolverines website is expecting to make further changes for this upcoming season, with the biggest alteration being the addition of high-definition live streaming for both home and away games. After experiencing less than ideal live streaming incidents last season, Bradly Windhorst, the site owner and operator, has made every effort to ensure this year will be a huge improvement. “Last year I tried streaming from my phone, which had it’s problems especially because of service, so this year I bought all new streaming equipment including…


Relay for Life Leadership Meeting

Relay For Life Event Leadership Meeting Tuesday, June 6, 2017 6:00 – 7:00 P.M.  This is the final planning meeting for “Paint The Town Purple”, at the National Grind on Lawrence Avenue in Ellwood City.  We will be putting the final touches on the event schedule, vendor and team spaces on the street, Bark For Life in the Farmers market parking lot and many other important things happening during the event.  Please join us if you are a team captain to find out about team shirts and what teams need to know.   Paint the Town Purple Relay for Life…


Teddy Bear Run to Benefit Akron Children’s Hospital

The God Chasers Motorcycle Club is taking donations for their Teddy Bear Run event to benefit children at the Akron Children’s Hospital. Although the motorcycle club organizes fund raisers for different causes throughout the year, this is the first year the club has organized the Teddy Bear Run for the children’s hospital, and club member Reverend Mike Wimer says they have already received great support. “Along with the generous donations made by the club members, fellow motorcyclists, and the public, we have had donations from many local businesses including the Burgh Bar and the New Castle Lowes – even Build-A-Bear…


PHOTOS: Ellwood City Celebrates Earth Day

From exotic animal encounters to a trashion-fashion show, live performances, Eco-friendly vendors, and much more – The Ellwood City Chamber of Commerce put together an Earth Day celebration to remember. While the annual event gets bigger every year, their newest addition to the celebration is the Trashion Show. With over half a dozen local competitors, the Ewing stage was filled with fashionable trash outfits crafted completely out of recyclable materials. The top three placers won a cash prize, third place won $50, second place won $75, and first place won $100 – but the main focus of the Trashion Show…