ellwood city events

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!


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…


Ellwood City Storytelling Festival Scheduled

The Ellwood City Storytelling Festival, a free event, will be held on September 16 from 4:00 to 7:30 p.m. in Ewing Park. The festival is a beloved community event that features free activities for children and professional storytellers. This year’s theme “Into the Woods” will feature many tales. The storytelling stage will feature the talent of Tim Hartman, Bill Pate, Jocelyn Dabney, Mike Perry, and Lisa Hollingsworth-Segedy. The event will keep children busy with free balloon art by Haberman Magic; free face painting by Face Painting by Nancy; and free horse-drawn trolley rides. Festival goers will be able to purchase…


6th Annual Connoquenessing Creek Cleanup

Calling All Volunteers & Supporters! The 6th Annual Connoquenessing Creek Cleanup is approaching! Please help us restore this important waterway back to its beautiful, natural state by removing the physical garbage that consumes it. The Connoquenessing Creek is polluted with tires and garbage and in 2000 it was rated the second most polluted waterway in America. 275,125 pounds of garbage and 2,600 tires have already been removed since the start of the clean-ups! Register before by emailing me back or call (724) 371-0416 or just show up! Dates: August 19 & September 9, 2017 Meeting Location: Live Out Baptist Church,…


Art On The Avenue Expected To Be a Hit

Judging by how well last year’s Author Fair went, library director Veronica Pacella expects Art on the Avenue to be just as popular. “It was such a hit last year, everyone had a great time. We had upwards of 250 people attend the Author Fair last year, the library was so crowded I couldn’t even get to all of the authors to speak with them because they always had a crowd around their table,” Pacella said. “We had 25 authors last year and we will have 28 artists this year – so we expect an even bigger crowd.” Art on…


Franklin Township’s 5th Annual Community Day National Night Out

Franklin Township is hosting their 5th annual Community Day National Night Out Event on Tuesday, August 1, from 6-9p.m. in the Franklin Plaza. There will be free children activities including face painting, balloon twisting, bounce house, inflatable slide, at petting zoo. There will also be fire safety training, CPR instruction, food vendors, and Iceburgh from the Pittsburgh Penguins.  


Holy Redeemer 51st Annual Bazaar Offers Chance to Win $25,000 Cash Prize

Holy Redeemer Church of 300 Crescent Ave., will be hosting their 51st annual Bazaar August 2-5 at the church grounds from 6-10p.m. Their “famous” food booth will consist of pepperoni puffs, catholic center pizza, shells and meatballs, baked goods, and basket booths open at 4p.m. Kielbasa and pierogi dinner will be on Thursday, barbecue ribs dinner on Friday, and lamb dinner on Saturday. Dinners begin at 5:30p.m. Nightly entertainment from 7-9p.m. D Major on Wednesday, Kosmix Polka Group on Thursday, One Voice & The Magic of TJ Hill on Friday, and Vic Rangel and John Todorich on Saturday. The Summer…


Shop for Suicide Awareness

What more could a girl ask for – shopping while benefiting a good cause! Ellwood City LuLaRoe retailer, Samantha DeJoseph is hosting a clothes-shopping fundraiser for the benefit of the American Foundation for Suicide Awareness (AFSA). “The Human Services Center has put together a team of people to walk in the Lawrence County Out of the Darkness Walk on September 16th, and this fundraiser is to help the HSC crew raise money for AFSA,” DeJoseph explained. DeJoseph, who has started working for LuLaRoe as a retailer because she agrees with the way the clothes are designed to empower women to…


Return of the Color Run

The Ellwood City Color Run was such a hit last year that the organizers, Stacie Hackett and Kim Rangel, decided to do it again this year. “It was a huge success last year with over 150 runners – everyone was dosed in color having a great time and we raised a lot of money for the cheerleaders,” Hackett stated. After looking for different fun ways to raise money for the benefit of the Ellwood City Cheerleaders, Hackett noticed how well the color runs did in other communities and thought maybe it would do well in Ellwood too. “We were looking…