Briefs…

Bible study

Good News Community Church located on Conewango Ave. in Warren will host a Bible study beginning Thursday morning, Nov. 2, in the fellowship hall at 9:30 a.m. Doors open at 9:15 a.m. The Bible study will cover the gospel of John written by Warren W. Wiersbe. Open to men and women and conducted by Jane Condron. Please bring your Bible and let’s learn together. Coffee, tea, and water will be provided.

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 (814) 688-8671 or info@habitatwarrenpa.org.

Class lunch

The Warren High School Class of 1952 is going to lunch at noon on Tuesday, Oct. 17. All classmates, spouses and companions are invited.

Monday Night Movies

Monday Night Movies at the Warren Public Library will continue on Oct. 16. This event is free of charge and begins at 5:30 p.m. in the Slater Room on the third floor of the library. Complimentary popcorn will be available. This week’s G-rated, 76-minute film in the Disneynature’s new True Life Adventure series takes an epic journey into the wilds of China where few people have ever ventured. Following the stories of three animal families, the film transports audiences to some of the most extreme environments on Earth to witness some of the most intimate moments ever captured in a nature film. Call the library at 723-4650 for the exact title of this and other movies in this series as the library’s movie license does not permit listing the titles of movies outside the library.

Beach glass jewelry

A beach glass jewelry class will be held at 10 a.m. Saturday, Nov. 11, in the Slater Room at Warren Public Library.

Instructor Christine French will lead participants in the creation of wire wrapped beach glass jewelry with thin and thick gauged wire that is wrapped around beach glass. Attendees will take their time and work on a number of the glass pieces while they learn and practice several techniques. They will begin wrapping the practice glass using thin wire and then thick. Each participant will then make a piece with real beach glass and beads and or a charm. Chains will be provided in order for attendees to wear their creations home. All the materials will be provided with the $20 class fee. A $10 non-refundable deposit is due when registering. The additional $10 will be paid at the class. This class is limited to the first 10 paid registrants. A waiting list will be developed if necessary.

Active shooter response program

“A Citizens Response: Active Shooter” will be a program offered at 6 p.m. Thursday, Nov. 2, in the Slater Room at Warren Public Library.

City of Warren Police Sergeant Brandon Deppen will facilitate a program that will discuss the current attention on active violent assaults on the public and how you can react during an active incident. Reservations (call the library), as a courtesy to Officer Deppen, are appreciated.

Sauerkraut supper

St. John’s Lutheran Church, 200 Pleasant Dr., Warren, will host its annual sauerkraut supper from 4 to 6:30 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 14. The cost is a donation, and takeouts are available. The supper is pork/sauerkraut, mashed potatoes, applesauce, roll, dessert, and beverage.

Caregivers’ Support Group meeting

The regular monthly meeting of Caregivers’ Support Group will be held at noon on Monday, Oct. 16, at the Grace United Methodist Church, Wesley Parlor, 501 PA Ave. E., Warren.

These meetings are open to any caregivers in the area, as well as those interested in learning more about Alzheimer’s disease and other dementias, and services offered locally. Upcoming programs will be outlined including those to be presented by the Alzheimer’s Association’s Educational and Outreach

Coordinator, Jill Curtis, at the Hi-Ed Council Offices this fall. There will be a time for discussion and sharing of concerns. Final results for the various teams participating in the 2017 Walk to End Alzheimer’s Disease will be reported.

Those attending Monday’s meeting are asked to enter the building via the elevator entrance from the church parking lot. Bring a bag lunch and beverage, if desired. For more information about the meeting or the Walk, please call Karen at 723-9440 or Linda Knapp at 726-1199.

Toys for Tots recipients

Toys for Tots application sign-ups will be held October 19, 20, 21, and November 24 and 25, from 1 to 5 p.m. at Warren Mall.

Applicants (parents/guardians) and children (age 16 and under) must reside in Warren County. Children’s Social Security cards must be shown as proof of custody. No email/phone applications will be accepted.

Toys and monetary donations will be collected starting Thanksgiving week through Christmas week. Local businesses will collect new, unwrapped toy donations in toy collection boxes and local organizations/individuals will collect toys and/or monetary donations through various fund raisers.

Make check donations out to J.H. Pendleton Toys for Tots and mail to 2355 Jackson Avenue, Warren, Pa. 16365. Checks mailed directly to the national program are not guaranteed to get deposited into the Warren County account, but checks sent to the local address get stamped for deposit into the Warren County Toys for Tots account for shopping for children’s toys. All donations to Warren County Toys for Tots stays in our county to help our less privileged children. After the toy collections and shopping there are two dates for toy pick up (Dec. 9 and 16) by applicants on the dates designated on the initial toy application.

Warren County Toys for Tots dates back over 35 years and is due to the selfless, giving individuals who live in Warren County. The Toys for Tots program requires toy and monetary donations, but also countless hours of volunteering from members of our community, who continue to give generously.

Class to lunch

Youngsville High School class of 1948 will meet for breakfast at Richard’s Restaurant at 9:30 a.m. on Thursday, Oct. 12.

Correction

Dan Schall will perform Sunday, Oct, 15, at the 11 a.m. service at First United Presbyterian Church of Sugar Grove, 202 Main Street, Sugar Grove.

Friday events

¯ Warren County Historical Society, 210 Fourth Ave., 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.

¯ Warren Public Library, Market St., Warren, open, 10 a.m.-5 p.m.

¯ Community lunch, free to the public, The Salvation Army, 311 Beech St., noon.

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