The following is a list of upcoming local entertainment events. The Times Observer welcomes additions to the list that are of community interest. To add an event, email managing editor Jon Sitler at email@example.com.
Jan. 12: Meatload Dinner, Russell United Methodist Church, 4 to 7 p.m. Includes mashed potatoes and gravy, two sides, dessert, and beverage. Minimum donation $10. Eat in or take out.
Jan. 12: Chautauqua Chamber Singers will again perform at First Lutheran Church, 4 p.m. This concert of “Lessons and Carols” is sung dressed in Renaissance costumes, making it aurally and visually engaging. There is no charge for this event.
Jan. 14: Monday Night at the Movies — JAWS. This free showing starts at 5:30 p.m. in the Slater Room of Warren Public Library, and snacks are provided.
Jan. 16-Feb. 15: Russell Welch Art Exhibit: Wednesday, January 16- Friday, February 15. Warren County Historical Society, 210 4th Ave., Warren. Open Monday-Friday, 8:30AM-4:30PM. (Closed Mon., Jan. 21.) (814) 723-1795 www.warrenhistory.org
Jan. 21: January is National Soup Month. In celebration of this event, the Warren Public Library is sponsoring its 9th Annual Soup Recipe Contest on Monday, January 21. Call the Warren Public Library at 723-4650 no later than Friday, January 11, to pre-register to participate in this event. Participants may enter a maximum of three soups into the contest. The soups, along with a written copy of the recipe, must be prepared and brought to the library on Monday, January 21, between 10 and 11:30 a.m. for judging. Cash prizes will be awarded to the cooks of the three winning recipes.
Jan. 27: Warren County Bridal Expo (sponsored by Times Observer), Conewango Club, 1 to 4 p.m. $5 tickets sold at door.
Feb. Warren County District Spelling Bee (Northwest Bank/Times Observer), 9 a.m., Beaty-Warren Middle School.
Feb. 23: David LaMotte — Folk Singer/Songwriter, 7:30 p.m. at First Presbyterian Church, Warren. For more details, call 814.723.6505 or email firstname.lastname@example.org.
March 2: WASU bus trip to see Miss Saigon, 9 a,n, to 9 p.m. $130. For information, call Pam Falbor at 723-7674 (bus trip, lunch, shopping).
March 3: Wild Kingdom’s Animal Expert Peter Gros, Struthers Library Theatre, 2 p.m. (814) 723-7231
March 9: John Whelan and Low Lily – Irish and American Roots, 7:30 p.m. at Struthers Library Theatre, Warren. For more details, call 814.723.6505 or email email@example.com.
March 17: Warren Philharmonic Irish Mosaic, 4:00 pm, Holy Redeemer Roman Catholic Church
March 23: The Yardbirds, Struthers Library Theatre, 8 p.m. (814) 723-7231
April 6: 8 p.m., Struthers Library Theatre, Warren, Creedence Clearwater Revival (CCR) Tribute by Green River, For tickets, call (814) 489-3110, or online at yankeebushproductions.com.
April 13: Gatlin Brothers, Struthers Library Theatre, 8 p.m. (814) 723-7231
May 11: 8 p.m., Struthers Library Theatre, Warren, Eagles Tribute by 7 Bridges, For tickets, call (814) 489-3110, or online at yankeebushproductions.com.
May 12: Warren Philharmonic, A Mother’s Blessing, 4:00 pm, Holy Redeemer Roman Catholic Church
June 1: SLT Academy’s National Rural Musical Theatre Awards Show, Struthers Library Theatre, 2 p.m. and 8 p.m. (814) 723-7231.
Tuesdays, Thursdays, Saturdays: Have You Visited the Book Cellar? In the lower level of the Warren Public Library. Selection of books for children, Teens, and adults, plus DVDs & puzzles; priced from $.25- $4. Open Tuesdays and Thursdays from 5 to 7:30 p.m., Thursdays and Saturdays from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m., or whenever you see Sherm the Book Worm flying outside.