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.
Jan. 26-Feb. 15: Russell Welch Art Exhibit: Wednesday, January 16- Friday, February 15. Warren County Historical Society, 210 4th Ave., Warren. Open Monday-Friday, 8:30 AM-4:30 PM. (Closed Mon., Jan. 21.) (814) 723-1795 www.warrenhistory.org
Jan. 26: Warren Public Library’s A Midwinter Night’s Dream FUNdraiser — Games, prizes, 50/50, food and drinks, 7 to 10 p.m. Tickets available at the library in person, or by phone.
Jan. 27: Warren County Bridal Expo (sponsored by Times Observer), Conewango Club, 1 to 4 p.m. $5 tickets sold at door.
Feb. 1: Allegheny Center for the Arts, Wetmore Gallery Art Show set-up for public viewing Feb. 2-26 during regular library hours.
Feb. 4, 11, 25; March 4, 11, 18, 25; April 1, 8, 15, 22, 29: Toddler Time: Warren Public Library Children’s Department, Mondays, 10:30 a.m. Theme-based story time, songs, craft, creative play for ages one to four.
February 5, 12, 19, 26; March 5, 12, 19, 26; April 2, 9, 16, 23, 30: Build-It-Up, Take-It-Down: Warren Public Library Children’s Department, Tuesdays, 3 to 5 p.m. Children of all ages learn STEM skills through play with large wooden blocks, LEGO, Bee-Bot coding robots, Bloco Robots and other toys that enhance the experience.
Feb. 7: Warren County District Spelling Bee (Northwest Bank/Times Observer), 9 a.m., Beaty-Warren Middle School.
Feb. 9: The 3rd Annual Relay For Life Chili Cook-off, 11 a.m. to 2 p.m., North Warren VFD. There will be chili judging, additional food for sale, basket raffles, and wine tasting. Adults $10 and children $5.
Feb. 16: Valentines and Red Balloons, 11:30 a.m. to 12:45 p.m., Warren Public Library, Slater Room, 3rd floor. Stories, a classic 30-minute movie about a red balloon and strawberry cupcakes on the 3rd floor, followed by crafts and play with STEM toys in the Children’s Department. Each child will receive a red balloon to take home. Preregistration appreciated. Leave a message for Children’s staff at 723-4650 or register in the Children’s Department.
Feb. 20: A Cat And A Hat, 10:15 to 11 a.m., Warren Public Library, Slater Room, 3rd floor. Cris Johnson returns to Warren with a program centered around the wacky characters and plots of many Dr. Seuss books. This interactive, hilarious theatrical experience will have children and adults laughing, clapping and cheering. Preregistration appreciated. Leave a message for Children’s staff at 723-4650 or register in the Children’s Department.
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 email@example.com.
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 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 firstname.lastname@example.org.
March 16: Woman’s Club of Warren presents
Spring Fling 2019 vendor show, 10 am to 3 pm. Easter, Spring & Mothers’ Day items, in Ballroom of Woman’s Club, 310 Market Street Warren, Entry $2, Children 12 and under free. Easter Bunny will be available for free photographs. Vendors, $25 per table, $10 each extra table. Applications due Wednesday, March 6.
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 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: Gatlin Brothers, Struthers Library Theatre, 8 p.m. (814) 723-7231.
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 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.