Community

Ruff Riders’ 62nd ‘Round-Up’

Sugar Grove Ruff Riders 4-H Horse and Pony Club held their 62nd annual Round-Up, June 18, 2016, at the Warren County Fairgrounds, in Pittsfield, PA. Judge was Betsy Mosher.Results for Performance Classes were as follows: Intermediate Grooming and Showmanship 1. Katie Downs with Jacks Lil ...

County senior center schedule

MarienvilleMACA Building927-6607:Monday: 7/04: Center closed for the 4th of July holidayWednesday: 7/06: cards, games, lunch at noonThursday: 7/07: cards, games, lunch at noonEndeavorTownship Building463-7774:Monday: 7/04: Center closed for the 4th of July holidayTuesday: 7/06: cards, ...

The 4th in history

July 4th might not have been recognized officially as a paid federal holiday until 1941, but that was far from the beginnings of the celebrations.Founding Father and Declaration Committee member John Adams was calling for celebrations as early as a July 3, 1776 letter to his wife, Abigail."I am ...

‘We hold these truths to be self-evident…’

"We hold these truths to be self-evident, that all men are created equal."The document that Thomas Jefferson penned as part of a five-man committee of the Continental Congress might not have been signed on July 4, but it was adopted that day and has been celebrated annually ever since as the ...

Warren County cadets among 91 in PSP Camp Cadet program at Allegheny College

Ninety-one young men and women ages 13-15, who reside in the Troop E patrol areas of Erie, Crawford, Warren and Venango Counties underwent intensive training at the PSP Camp Cadet program at Allegheny College in Meadville They will graduate in ceremonies on Friday evening.Three cadets are from ...

Art sessions at the Crary

If you've driven up Market Street in the past few weeks, you might have seen tables and easels set up around the Crary grounds and people painting. Looks fun? You can join them! The gallery has partnered with Samila Sosic, a talented fine artist and University at Pitt Bradford instructor on a ...

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Flower Show and LuncheonThe Hill & Dale Garden Club will be having its Annual Flower Show and Luncheon on June 22 at the Sugar Grove United Methodist Church. Flower Exhibits should be entered by 11:30 a.m., flowers and arrangements are welcome. The luncheon will be held at noon, with ...

2016 Allegheny 100 Hiking Challenge held

The Allegheny 100 Hiking Challenge (A-100) is an endurance challenge met through unsupported hiking. It is not a race, but an individual challenge of stamina, determination and resilience. The adventure covered a 100-mile stretch of the North Country National Scenic Trail in the Allegheny ...

TO DO

The following is a list of upcoming local entertainment events. The Times Observer welcomes additions to the list that are of community interest. Club meetings and closed gatherings are not included. To add an event, email managing editor Jon Sitler at jsitler@timesobserver.com.June 23, 11 ...

Star-Spangled

Bryan Eckenrode, musical director and conductor of the Warren Philharmonic, will lead the musicians in a concert entitled "Star Spangled Spectacular" at 7 p.m. Thursday, June 30.The concert will be held outdoors in downtown Warren on Second Avenue between Liberty Street and Pennsylvania Avenue ...

New exhibition on view at RTPI

RTPI is pleased to present its next exhibition entitled Keeping the World Wild: The Art of John and Suzie Seerey-Lester. This stunning collection of works, on view through August 28, 2016, will immerse visitors in the creative adventures of this incredible artist duo.World-renowned artist John ...

Reg Lenna Center for The Arts announces its 2016-17 season

Reg Marketing Director, Len Barry said, "In our third season, we're broadening our scope to appeal to more of the area audience. Our attendance numbers continue to grow as more patrons attend shows and return with friends and family. Word of mouth in the Jamestown region is invaluable."The ...

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Second HarvestSecond Harvest Produce Express will be held on Tuesday, July 5, at the Otterbein United Methodist Church. Food give out starts promptly at 3:30 p.m. Everyone will need to fill out a new 2016-2017 Self Declaration of Need form, so please bring your information with you. We will ...

Youngsville grad vies for Miss Pennsylvania

Stephanie Owens, 23, was crowned Miss Armstrong County 2016 in the Miss Alle-Kiski Scholarship competition, held on February 22 in Ford City. Owens will represent Miss Armstrong County when she competes for the title of Miss Pennsylvania in Pittsburgh.Prelims are June 22 (talent and on-stage ...

Knit in Public Day

On June 18, the Warren County Fiber Artists celebrated World Wide Knit in Public Day in the front yard of the Warren Public Library. The Artists had people from Warren, Syracuse and Pittsburgh join the event. Everyone brought a project to work on and snacks to sustain them during the ...

Warren County Historical Society presents History Awards to local graduates

The Warren County Historical Society is pleased to announce the recipients of the 2016 Warren County History Awards.Congratulations to this year's recipients: Eisenhower High School graduate Joshua Eernisse; Sheffield High School graduate Kyle Corbin; Tidioute Community Charter School graduate ...

Events…

Events around Warren County on Thursday: Warren County Historical Society, 210 Fourth Ave., 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Sharing Program, dinner and fellowship for all people, First Presbyterian Church, 4:30 to 5:30 p.m. Towers Bridge, Conewango Towers, 1 p.m. Warren Area Student Union, Hickory St., ...

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Class reunionThe Warren High School Class of 1949 is still taking reservations for their annual reunion dinner to be held on Saturday, June 20 at the Conewango Club, 201 Market St., Warren, Pa. Activities will start at 4 p.m. with dinner to be served at 5:30 p.m. For reservations, call 723-2179 ...

Warren Garden Club meets

President Sue Barone called the June 16 meeting of Warren Garden Club to order at 1 p.m. The program was presented by William DeVlieger who talked about Healing and Edible Herbs. DeVlieger attended college in Wisconsin where he was a student in Native American Studies. He also studied with ...

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Barn DanceAn Old Time Country Barn Dance will be held from 7 to 9 p.m. Wednesday, July 20, at the North Warren Community Center, 3 Church St. The cost of admission is a donation to benefit Free Books for Kids Town. The event will feature live music, a live caller, and refreshments.Ready Set ...