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Community

Senior center schedule

Marienville MACA Building 927-6607 Tuesday (8-27): cards and crafts; lunch at 11:45; bingo after lunch Wednesday (8-28): cards and crafts; exercise; lunch at 11:45 am; bingo after lunch Thursday (8-29): cards and crafts; lunch at 11:45 a; 50/50 and bingo after ...

Chapman Lake opens to swimmers

Municipal pools may have closed this week but it’s not time to pack the swimsuits away just yet, especially if you’re a sandy-beach and lake-lover. Chapman Lake opened to swimmers on Friday. Swimming was the last lake-related activity to be restored since the completion of the dam ...

Local Self-Help Meetings:

Alcoholics Anonymous Call 866-839-3401 Sunday Warren • Serenity Group (O-D-HA), Jefferson DeFrees Family Center, 207 Second Ave., 11 a.m. • Unity Group (O-SPK-HA), Jefferson DeFrees Family Center, 207 Second Ave., 8 p.m. Monday Warren. • Monday-Wednesday-Friday (O-D-HA), ...

Summer readers at Warren Public Library

Each summer, the Warren Public Library participates in the Collaborative Summer Library Program, which is used by public libraries across the country. The 2019 theme was A Universe of Stories, which tied into space in honor of the 50th anniversary of the moon landing. While the library ...

Briefs…

Blood donations Community Blood Bank is experiencing a critical shortage of donated blood, particularly types O-positive and O-negative. There are drives scheduled for noon to 5:30 Tuesday at the Holy Redeemer Center in Warren, and from noon to 5 p.m. Wednesday, Aug. 21, at Youngsville Fire ...

One night only

First United Methodist Church will sponsor a community concert — Jerry and Friends — from 7 to 8:30 p.m. Saturday, Aug. 24, at Soldiers & Sailors Park in Warren. One night only, Jerry and Friends will provide a free acoustic evening. Jerry Johnson is formerly of Taylor Made and the ...

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. To add an event, email managing editor Jon Sitler at jsitler@timesobserver.com. August 17: Sheffield Fireman’s Festival. August 17: ...

Senior center schedule

Marienville MACA Building 927-6607 Tuesday (8-20): cards and crafts; lunch at 11:45; bingo after lunch Wednesday (8-21): cards and crafts; exercise; lunch at 11:45 am; bingo after lunch Thursday (8-22): cards and crafts; lunch at 11:45 a; 50/50 and bingo after ...

Warren Garden Club hosts maple syrup producer and fair judge

President Patricia Christy welcomed members to the August 15 meeting of Warren Garden Club at St. Joseph Catholic Church. Minutes of the July meeting were accepted and the treasurer’s report was placed on file for audit. Louise Dyer, program chairman, introduced Rick Morton, maple syrup ...

21st Century learning

The 21st Century Community Learning Center in Warren County is broadening its scope and aiming for the skies. In addition to adding kindergarten and first grade this year, the program has entered a partnership with NASA. About 40 students who will enter kindergarten or first grade within ...

Voices carry

It was standing-room-only at the Allegheny Community Center in Warren on Thursday as people gathered to tell stories of their inability to connect to the outside world from either their phones or computers. Their stories were heard by government officials promoting state legislation ...

Powerful proceeds

Hooktown Holidays started as a “what if,” according to the charitable organization’s founder, Terry Pearson. His family’s personal “what if” has grown into an opportunity for individuals throughout the community to join in and find out “what” happens “if” you do your part to ...

Briefs…

Allegheny Outdoor Club On Sunday, Aug. 11, Allegheny Outdoor Club will hike at the Chautauqua Audubon. It will be a 3-to-5-mile hike plus the new primitive trail. Hikers will meet at the Audubon kiosk at 2 p.m. John Young is the leader. Call (814) 730-2915 with any questions. Vacation Bible ...

Udder brilliance: Kids compete with Dairy Fitting makeovers

Amid squeals from the residents next door in the Hog Hilton, dairy cows of all sizes and colors gathered around the Livestock Pavilion for the Dairy Fitting Contest Tuesday at the Warren County Fair. Participants in the junior category plugged in their trimmers and positioned their buckets ...

Lander VFD has a special spot

Every county fair has it. That one special spot that has that one food you just gotta try. While there's lots to choose from at the Warren County Fair, folks in-the-know — the ones who attend regularly — suggested the “Hair Bear” sauce found only at the Lander Volunteer Fire ...

No lions or tigers or bears, but… oh, my

The week that families, vendors, and animals take up residence at the fairgrounds in Pittsfield is here. It’s a time where even ducks, geese, chickens, roosters and rabbits can coexist in one building. Aptly, the sign on one side of the building reads “Hoppy Hotel,” while the other ...

Sugar Grove Playground gets special makeover

The Sugar Grove Playground, located at Sugar Grove Elementary School, has received a pick-me-up from a dedicated local volunteer. Peter Glotz volunteers for the Sugar Grove AmVets, American Legion, and for the borough of Sugar Grove. “I don’t even live in the borough,” said Glotz. ...

Briefs…

Hospice donations Hospice of Warren County received contributions during the month of July in memory of Mary Emily Allen, Marjorie Bosin Barry, Jane C. Betts, Mark R. Bevevino, Betsy C. Brinkley, Patrick H. Brown, Larry Burns, Florence California, Robert Champagne, John and Phyllis Chitester, ...

Suffrage group meets

Germaine Broussard, illustrations editor of The Keynoter Magazine —Journal of the American Political Items Conservators, spoke at the July 30 meeting of the Suffrage Centennial Group. She has powerpoint presentations, personal collection of memorabilia from political campaigns including ...

Showing off

Warren County 4-H will have 29 members and 33 horses representing the county at the District VIII 4-H Horse Show set for September 6 and 7 in Centre Hall. The 4-H members will compete in a variety of classes in an effort to qualify for the state show. The Pennsylvania State 4-H Horse Show is ...