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 firstname.lastname@example.org.
March 2: Spaghetti dinner, 4 to 7 p.m., Russell United Methodist Church, eat in or take out. Benefits Jamestown Jackals basketball. Cost is by donation.
March 2: Benefit for Brandon “Chief” Bilske, 4 p.m., Youngsville Fire Hall.
March 2: WASU bus trip to see Miss Saigon, 9 a.m. 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 5: Shrove Tuesday Pancake Supper, 4:30 to 7 p.m., Lander UM Church, 5582 Rt. 957, Russell.
March 9: Benefit for Ken Kingsbury, 2 to 6 p.m. Spaghetti dinner by donation. Entertainment, live auction, and Chinese auction; All proceeds benefit Ken’s medical expenses.
March 9: Annual Soup Cook-off Tasting, Russell United Methodist Church, 4 to 6 p.m. Admission is $6 to taste all the entries. Door prizes.
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 12: Warren County Historical Society Annual Meeting: 6 p.m. at the Warren County Courthouse main courtroom; followed by a special presentation by Peter Beck, “Guy Irvine & The Locusts.” Free and open to the public. www.warrenhistory.org, (814)723-1795
March 14: Warren Garden Club Board Meeting- Warren Public Library, 10:15 a.m.
March 16: “Step Into Spring” at the Woman’s Club of Warren, 310 Market St., from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Inaugural artisan/vendor fair with 20+ vendors offers an opportunity to shed winter blahs and shop for the next special event on your calendar. The Easter Bunny will pose for free photos with children. A basket of Peterson’s Corn Crib Candies will be raffled off. Pysanky egg painting demonstrations, coffee bar, and more. Admission $2. Children 12 and under are admitted free.
March 17: Warren Philharmonic Spring Awakening, 4 pm, Holy Redeemer Roman Catholic Church.
March 21: Warren Garden Club meeting and luncheon, Meyer Hall, St Joseph Catholic Church, 600 Pennsylvania West, Warren, 1 p.m. Each member is to bring a dish to pass for Warren Garden Club’s spring salad luncheon.
March 23: The Yardbirds, Struthers Library Theatre, 8 p.m. (814) 723-7231.
March 30: Spring Raffle, Garland Firehall. Doors open at 6 p.m. Raffle starts at 7 p.m.
April 5 and 6: Fiber Arts Conference, First United Methodist Church, 200 Market Street. Register for classes at kinzuaknitaway.com from January 8 to March 10.
April 6: Fiber Market Place, 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. $3 entrance fee, door prizes.
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: “Death Stalks the Historical Society — Behind the Secret Side Door” Murder Mystery & Dinner: 5:30 p.m. at the Conewango Club. Tickets are $30 and are available at the Warren County Historical Society, 210 4th Ave., Warren, or at www.warrenhistory.org.
April 13: Gatlin Brothers, Struthers Library Theatre, 8 p.m. (814) 723-7231.
April 19: Fish Fry, Garland Firehall, 5 to 7:30 p.m.
April 27: Allegheny Center for the Arts, International Appetite for the Arts, 5:45 to 8 p.m., Holy Redeemer Church, cooking competition. www.alleghenyforthearts.com for details.
May 5: Silver Winds Flute Choir presents Sounds of Spring, 4 p.m. First Lutheran Church, 109 W. Third Ave., Warren. Free concert (donations accepted).
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.