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Photo submitted to Times Observer Warren Council 964 of the Knights of Columbus recently made a donation to the new Women’s Care Center. The $1,500 donation went toward the purchase of computers and software for the Center, which opened in May and is located at 60 Hatch Run Road. Shown presenting the check to Center Director Mary Brown is K of C Grand Knight Troy McFate. Joining them are Warren Knights, from left, Henry Hus, Victor Amsdell, Bob McGinn, Ken Zebo, Ralph Gallo, WCC Educator Charity Seymour, and Chuck Mahood.

Outdoor movie night

Elk Township Historical Society will be hosting an outdoor movie night on Friday, Aug. 17, at dark, in the community center’s pavilion at the four corners in Scandia.

The movie “Lake of Betrayal” will be the feature for the evening. The building of the Kinzua Dam, completed in 1965 caused a big controversy between the federal government, the U.S. Army of Engineers and the Seneca Nation of Indians. We encourage you to attend, to find out what really happened.

Bring a chair and your own beverages. Popcorn and cookies will be provided. We will move inside if inclement weather occurs. All are welcome.

Senior citizen lunches

Senior citizen lunches are being served at noon every Friday in the Covert Room on the main floor at First UM Church, 200 Market Street, Warren. All seniors are welcome to join us for fellowship and a delicious lunch. The cost of the lunch is only a donation of $3 or as able to pay.

Pet Expo

Woman’s Club of Warren presents Pet Expo 2018 — Shop and Learn from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday, Sept. 22, at 310 Market St., Warren.

There are four presentations to choose from, including Monica Haritan, animal wholistic health, from 9:45 to 10:30 a.m.; Marnee Booth, pet masseuse, from 11 to 11:45 a.m.; Ed Bennett, equine corrective shoeing, from 12:30 to 1:15 p.m.; and Amy Bennett, service animal training, from 2 to 2:45 p.m. The cost is $5 each or all four for $15 plus free vendor entry. Call 723-5910 to register and pre-pay.

There will be pet-related vendors in the ballroom from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. for $3 admission. To receive an application and pre-register for a table for $25 each or $10 for extra tables, call 723-5910.

There will also be a coffee/tea bar and sweets for sale.

Wild Wind arts & crafts

The 39th Annual Wild Wind Folk Art & Craft Festival will be held from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. each day Sept. 8 and 9 at the Warren County Fairgrounds, Route 6, Pittsfield. Rain or shine, there will be150 juried artisans, food, live music, children’s activities, and more.

ReStore donations

Habitat for Humanity of Warren County’s ReStore is operating from the basement of Warren Antiques & Giftware, located at 306 Second Avenue in Warren. The store is open for donations and purchases Monday through Saturday, 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. Donating large items such as appliances and furniture should be prearranged with Habitat for Humanity; other home improvement items may be donated during normal business hours. Habitat reserves the right to deny any item based on its potential resale value and/or usefulness to the organization. Contact Habitat at info@habitatwarrenpa.org.

Polka Sunday

The Slovenian Polka Boosters will be having their dance from 2 to 6 p.m. Sunday, Aug. 19, at Johnsonburg Fire Hall, with Del Sinchak, of Youngstown, Ohio, performing at the annual picnic. There will be music for all types of dancing and the public is invited.

For information, call John or Pat Moore at 837-9218.

Bridge results

Tuesday afternoon at the Allegheny Community Center, Patty Baker and Connie Michell were tied. At the Woman’s Club Thursday afternoon, Susan Swab placed first with Connie Michell in second. Donna Holding came in first Thursday evening at the library and Rita Mancuso was second.

Beginning bridge lessons are being offered at the Woman’s Club starting Monday, September 17. Classes are 9:30-11:30 a.m. and are open to men and women. The classes will run for 8 weeks and the cost is $50 for members and $60 for non-members with that amount available to be applied toward membership. Please call 723-5910 for more information and to sign up.

PARSE picnic

The Barton Schuler Chapter of the Pennsylvania Association of Retired State Employees will hold our annual picnic at 1 p.m. Thursday, Aug. 16, at Betts Park on Ludlow Street in Warren. Bring a friend. Members are free and guests are $5. Bring a friend and enjoy good food. A drawing will be held

Jim Cheronis and Dora Turner from Anchor Advisors will provide information on retirement issues.

The September meeting is scheduled for 11 a.m. September 13 at Variety Buffet in North Warren.

Call Pat Slattery, Chapter President, at (814) 726-0728 for more information.

Class breakfast

The Warren High School class of 1947 will meet for breakfast at 11:30 a.m. Friday, Aug. 17. Reservations are to be called into Betty at (814) 723-2447.

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