Community

Chalk it up to a good cause on Saturday

Chunks of Liberty Street will be set aside for artists Saturday morning as Sidewalk Chalk returns to downtown Warren. Works created at ground level over a period of three hours will be judged immediately and will last until something comes along and washes them off. Registration opens at 9 ...

Cub Scouts brave weather for summer adventure

Not even torrential downpours and flooding dampened spirits at this year’s Chief Cornplanter Council Cub Scout Summer Adventure. The event started Thursday and runs through Sunday at Wilder Field near Youngsville. Jim Shaw, district council executive, jokingly renamed the site “Wilder ...

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2nd Harvest Produce Express The 2nd Harvest Produce Express will be at the Otterbein United Methodist Church, 258 Dalrymple St., Pittsfield, on Tuesday, July 2. Food pick-up will begin promptly at 3:30 pm. 2nd Harvest will be serving 100 families on a first-come, first-serve basis. Everyone ...

Fourth of July tradition gets competitive

There’s a long-standing tradition that takes place in Warren about this time every year. It’s a bit of a competition to locate chairs in the perfect spot for viewing the upcoming holiday parade. This year, for the first time, there will be a real competition that will test the skills ...

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Kinzua Reunion The Kinzua Reunion will be on Sunday, July 7 at DeForest Pavilion, Wildcat Park in Ludlow. Those attending should plan to arrive by noon. The meal will start at 1 p.m. Meat, a beverage, plates, tableware and serving utensils will be provided. Those attending should bring a ...

Get crafty every third Wednesday at the Warren Public Library

All that glitters is not gold. In fact, at the Warren Public Library on Wednesday, the glitter was gold, silver, purple, white, red, green, blue and just about any color you could imagine. Wednesday was “Crafternoon” day at the library. The Slater Room was set up with tables for ...

Warren Players announces cast of upcoming ‘Bugsy Malone, Jr.’

Warren Players has announced the cast of its upcoming Jack In The Box production of “Bugsy Malone, Jr.,” the final show of its 88th season. The production will be staged July 25, 26 and 27 at 7 p.m., and July 28 at 2 p.m. at the historic Struthers Library Theatre. Directed by Jennifer ...

Food & Fun Festival this Thursday

If you need a time-out from the kitchen, a change from the usual work break or the kids are getting a little stir crazy, a local nonprofit is providing a one-stop event featuring fun and food trucks on Thursday. The Warren County Children’s Advocacy Center (CAC) is holding the first Food ...

Christian Women host ‘Arrival of Summer’ luncheon

Village Missions Country Partners (Warren Christian Women) held its “Arrival of Summer” luncheon June 11 at the Allegheny Community Center. Lee Jones and Kay Gray greeted the guests at the door, and Lynn Espin led the opening silent prayer for the participants and friendships fostered at ...

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Piano recital Newton Club The Newton Dinner Club will meet at 12:30 p.m. Thursday, June 20, at Huey’s Place in Youngsville. Those attending are asked to bring a donation for the food bank. Class breakfast The Warren Area High School Class of 1963 will meet for breakfast at 9 a.m. ...

Fulfilling a need

The Suites at Rouse is about ready to open the doors to its new Memory Care Community. The addition is a 10-apartment specialized dementia care facility. It will feature a dedicated multi-sensory environment and a private, wander-friendly courtyard. Current and former board members, ...

Calvary Baptist Church welcomes new pastor

Calvary Baptist Church recently welcomed Joel Dingeldein as its new pastor. He and his wife, Linda, are excited to begin a new chapter of their lives in Warren. After growing up in Warren and graduating from WAHS in 1975, Pastor Joel’s journey has been varied and broad. He is excited to ...

Claiming the county

This is where this story - the expedition - makes my imagination run wild. It’s July 29, 1749. If it’s like most July days, it probably started with a light fog over the river when the expedition set off which quickly faded as the sun burnt off the morning dew. Odds are it was a hot ...

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. June 15: First day of Farmer’s Market, 8 a.m. to noon, Warren ...

Senior center schedule

Marienville MACA Building 927-6607: Monday (6-17): game day; cards; lunch at 11:45; bingo after lunch Wednesday (6-19): cards; exercise at 11:30 am; lunch at 11:45 am; bingo after lunch Thursday (6-20): crafts at 9:30 am; lunch at 11:45 a; bonus bingo after ...

WCSD officials coordinate August shooter drill at IKE

Tactical training for law enforcement was one of the steps along the way to an active shooter incident drill this summer in Warren County School District. That event is in the past and involved agents from state, county, and municipal agencies as well as agencies in Chautauqua County, ...

Warren Gives builds upon success of years past

The total numbers for the seventh Warren Gives campaign are in and there was improvement in just about every category this year, according to John Lasher, executive director of the Community Foundation of Warren County. Warren Gives is a Community Foundation of Warren County ...

A Star Spangled Spectacular June 27 in Warren

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 27. This sixth annual event will be held outdoors in downtown Warren on Second Avenue between Liberty Street and ...

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Church camp Registration is now open for Mega Sports Camp which is returning to Warren Alliance Church this June. The camp will be June 24 to 28 from 6 to 8:30 p.m. each evening and is open for all kids grades K-5. Each child has the opportunity to participate in one of four sports: Soccer, ...

That time of year

Flowers and herbs, honey and maple syrup, fruits, and vegetables. The 45th season of Warren Farmers’ Market will kick off this Saturday. The market will be open from 8 a.m. to noon every Saturday from June 15 through Oct. 26. With one possible exception, the event will be held at ...