Times Observer photo by Andrew Morrison Several establishments in the Younsgville area recently partnered to make a charitable donation to Shriners Hospitals for Children. Pictured, making the donation, are Tom Gentz, organizer of the event, Rick Liebel, Development and Donor Relations at Shriners, Jon Pollow of Huey’s, and Jim Jameson of the American Legion. Not pictured are Tammy Gentz, organizer, Pat Carpenter and Jason Crawford of Downunder, Dan Miller of Double D’s, and Kim Wood of Fairmont Tavern.

Bon Ton lunch group

The Bon Ton lunch group will meet Wednesday, April 19 at 12:30 p.m. at Pizza Hut in Warren.

New Spring Education Expo at the ACC

The Eldercare Council announces that they are planning a Spring Education Expo on Friday, May 5, from 9 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. at the Allegheny Community Center (ACC), 42 Clark Street, in Warren. The venue will provide experts in their field to talk about relevant issues facing all seniors. This is the community’s opportunity to explore a wide array of topics in one morning and then enjoy lunch. Space is limited to 150 participants, so early registration is encouraged.

Transportation to the Expo is available by calling TAWC at 723-1874. Parking will be provided along Clark Street, the side and rear of the center.

Participants may sign up to enjoy five educational sessions during the morning. The choices include: Wills and Trusts, Fall Prevention, Pampering Yourself (mini massages & essential oil therapy), Nutrition, Normal Grieving & When You Need Extra Grief Support, Music Therapy, Pre-arranged Funeral Info, Blood Pressure and Occupational Therapy, and Alzheimers! Sign up for 5 classes, which are 30 minutes each, with lunch to follow.

Pre-registration is required for the event. Forms are available at the Allegheny Community Center, 42 Clark Street in Warren, and on the web at

Participants can pick up their day’s agenda’s on the morning of the Expo at 8:30 a.m. Sessions run in 30 minute increments beginning at 9 am. A luncheon, including, soup/sandwich & dessert will follow the education sessions from 12:30 to 1:30 p.m., all included with the $5 registration fee. The event is sponsored by the Warren/Forest Eldercare Council and PA’s Link to Aging and Disability Resources. For more information call the Allegheny Community Center at 723-3237.

Toddler Time

Librarian shares theme-based stories and songs; children do a craft and engage in creative play at the end of each program. Mondays, 10:30 a.m. in the Children’s Department at Warren Public Library. Registration not required. Dates: April 17 and 24.

Elk Township cleanup

The annual spring clean- up day for Elk Township residents will be held from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. on Saturday, May 6, at the Township’s maintenance garage. No oil, paint/liquid hazardous waste, asbestos, fluorescent bulbs, propane tanks, electronics (televisions & computers) or yard waste will be accepted. Pickup truck loads will cost $10, cars and vans $5, and tires are at an added fee depending on size. Residents may call the township office at 757-5818 for more information.

Live Music

Ben Atwell will be playing live at The Crossing on Pennsylvania Ave. West in Warren at 7 p.m. Friday, April 14.

Friday events

¯ Warren County Historical Society, 210 Fourth Ave., 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.

¯ Warren Public Library, Market St., Warren, open, 10 a.m.-5 p.m.

¯ Community lunch, free to the public, The Salvation Army, 311 Beech St., noon.