ellwood city events

Faith Fellowship Baptist Church Seeks Youth for Vacation Bible School

Faith Fellowship Baptist Church, located right besides Domino’s Pizza in Ellport, is currently seeking students for their vacation bible school (VBS) during June 12-14. There is no cost for the VBS and a light snack will be provided Monday and Tuesday, and on Wednesday there will be a pizza party. Bible study is centered around learning about Jesus Christ while having fun participating in games, making crafts,  and being with other children/teens. Details for parents: Upon initial drop off,  please stop in to register your child in order to document emergency contact information as well as any specific allergies, etc….


Ellwood City Area Public Library Activities for the Week of May 29, 2017

Wednesday, May 31, at 10:00 a.m. — “Coloring for Adults,” a weekly program that is free and open to the public. “Coloring for Adults” is a new concept in helping to reduce the stresses of everyday life. Everyone is welcome, so call the library at 724-758-6458 for more information. This program will move to Monday mornings at 10:00 a.m. starting on June 12 through August 9 because of Summer Reading Program activities. Thursday, June 1, at 6:00 p.m. — Adult Knitting Group. Members, who provide their own materials, meet weekly to work on individual projects. Call the library for more…


Paint the Town Purple Event

Cancer is a disease that affects millions of people around the world yearly – that’s why the American Cancer Society holds their signature and most successful fundraiser, Relay for Life, to raise funds for cancer research in the hopes of ultimately improving cancer survival rates, decrease the incidents of cancer, and improve the quality of life for those affected by the disease. Almost four million people in over 5,000 communities across the United States take part in Relay events, many of which are cancer survivors themselves. Breast cancer survivor and member of the Ellwood City Relay for Life committee, Jackie…


Windy Ridge Dairy to Host 6th Annual Milk Fest

Windy Ridge Dairy Farm is hosting their 6th annual Milk Fest on June 3. The public is invited to have some fun on the farm – hay rides, farm tours, kids games, milk chugging, good food and ice cream will all be part of the festivities.   The schedule of events is as following: 10a.m. hayrides & farm tours begin 11a.m. kids games begin and run until 4p.m. 11:30a.m. 12 and under quart chug must be signed up by 11a.m. and only first 15 get to chug 12:30p.m. free giant ice cream sundae 1p.m. half gallon chug must be signed…


Sweet Caroline’s to Officially Open Tomorrow

Sweet Caroline’s is finally bringing ice cream back to Lawrence Avenue! The shops official opening is tomorrow, May 19. They will be opening their doors to the public starting at 2p.m. and staying open until 9p.m. according to their event page on Facebook. An array of ice cream specialties made with ice cream crafted by the local dairy store, Windy Ridge Dairy, will be available for consumption. Scott and Caroline Golmic, the owners of the shop, have been dedicating a lot of time to ensuring the business opened in time for summer. With the beautiful storefront located on Lawrence Avenue,…


Pine Valley Motorcycle Ride

Join Pine Valley Camp for their Motorcycle Ride Event this Saturday at 504 Chapel Drive, Ellwood City. This is the 4th year that Pine Valley is hosting this motorcycle ride. The idea to hold this type of fundraiser for the camp came from some of their existing donors who wanted to help raise funds for their rebuild campaign. “The Rebuild is our capital campaign to raise funding to build several structures desperately needed at camp – a new dining hall, a quad-plex cabin that sleeps 30, a pavillion, and boys’ bath house,” Connie Miller a Rebuild Campaign Administrator at the camp…


Ellwood City Relay for Life Event

Paint The Town Purple Survivor Luncheon Sunday, June 4, 2017 2:00 – 5:00 P.M. Join us as we celebrate our survivors at the Wurtemburg-Perry Fire Hill on Portersville Road with a luncheon.  This is free to all survivors and a guest prepared by the Ladies Auxiliary Wurtemburg-Perry Fire Hall.  Entertainment will be performed by magician T J Hill, plus door prizes and a basket auction.  Vic Rangel and Anna Main are the guest speakers, come hear their amazing stories.  Relay For Life survivor shirts will be received at this time.  For more information contact Donna Kish at 724-758-9856 or e-mail…


Golf at Western Pennsylvania’s Premier Golf Destination

Birds chirping and warmer weather means one thing – it is golf season! Ellwood City Area Chamber of Commerce 29th Annual Golf Open is on Monday, June 26, 2017 at Olde Stonewall Golf Club. Olde Stonewall is considered Western Pennsylvania’s Premier Golf Destination. Take advantage of the early bird special which is $150 per person or $600 per foursome which ends on May 31, 2017.  After May 31st, foursomes are $720 and individuals are $180. Price includes an 18-hole shamble, golf cart, alcoholic & non-alcoholic beverages on the course, lunch, and dinner buffet. Registration/breakfast begins at 9:00 a.m., with a…


Virtual Visit from Author Megan McDonald at Carnegie Free Library

The author of the wildly popular Judy Moody Series, the Stink books and The Sisters Club trilogy and Winner of the Children’s Choice Book Award will joining us in conversation moderated by Mr. Kevin McGuire. Kevin is a librarian and teacher at the Woodland Hills High School in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania.  On May 4th at 7pm ET, beloved Children’s Book Author, Megan McDonald, will be hosted by the Northland Public Library for an exclusive video conferencing program.  Megan McDonald was born and raised in the Pittsburgh Area and she worked at the Northland Library as a teenager. The Carnegie Free Library…


PHOTOS: Ellwood City Amateur Baseball Federation Opening Day

The Ellwood City Amateur Baseball Federation hosted their annual opening day ceremony Saturday at Friedhoff Field – an event which the organizations Vice President, Michael Widmaier, said was a success. “The weather held off until the end, parents and grandparents paraded with their kids, the high school baseball players applauded the young players as they paraded onto the field, Mayor Court attended, and Nathan Scott threw the first pitch. Overall the day was successful.” The event had carnival style games including a dunk tank, raffle, parade, Chinese auction, home run derby, and the national anthem sung by a local student….