Youngsville Life

Photos submitted to Times Observer From left, Kyah Clinger and Cadence Mead are enjoying a free snack at the Youngsville Public Library while participating in a craft project. The free summer snack program is at Youngsville Library now through July 28 each Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, and Friday from 12:30 to 1:30 p.m. (except July 4 when the library will be closed). No registration is required and you do not have to remain at the library for the full hour. Anyone ages 18 and younger qualify for a free snack. During the snack-time various activities and games are available for kids,tweens, and teens to enjoy. This is the second year that Youngsville Public Library has been a “free summer snack site.” Story-time is also offered each Monday and Friday from 1 to 1:30 p.m. now until July 28. No registration is required for story-time.

Youngsville Free Methodist Church Happenings

Youngsville Free Methodist Church is hosting Family Life’s Youtheatre Workshop on July 17-21. Registration for this Workshop is still open and we need more signups to bring this to our area.

The heart of Family Life’s Youtheatre Workshop centers on teaching young people about the amazing world of performing arts. For five exciting days, kids ages 8-15 will be trained in acting, singing, and dancing. Students will showcase their newly-learned theatrical skills on Friday by presenting a musical production, “NOT YOUR AVERAGE JOE.” The classic Old Testament story of Joseph is retold in the exuberant times and music of the 50’s. Its surfer beats, leather jackets, and surfboards, but the gospel truth remains the same… trust the Lord with all your heart.

Workshops are Monday through Friday, beginning at 8:30am and ending at 12:30pm each day. Sixty youth are accepted on a first-come, first-served basis. A morning snack with be provided. Registration: One child is $99 and each sibling is $85. Sign up your child online or call Family Life at 800.927.9083 / 607.776.4151. Registration for this week’s workshop will end on Friday, July 14, at noon. Walk-ins are welcome the Monday of the workshop (unless it is sold out).

Kids ages 4-12: Join us for an explosively good time at our SonSpark Labs Expo! Preview the fun to be had at this year’s SonSpark Labs Vacation Bible School. This event will feature music, games, lunch and activies-all part of our Amazing SonSpark Labs Adventure! This event is free and will be held on Sunday, July 16 from 11:30 am-1:00 pm at the Youngsville Free Methodist Church Pavilion. Bring your family & your friends too; we look forward to seeing you there!

Calling All Lab Assistants: We are so excited for this year’s VBS and invite all kids in Pre-K thru 6th Grade for a week of fun laboratory adventures. If you want to discover God’s awesome plan, join us at SonSpark Labs July 24-28 for crafts, music, games, bible stories, science experiments, & snacks. Dinner will be served at 5 p.m. for the children and their families and VBS will begin promptly at 5:30 p.m.

Admission to the lab is free. It’s going to be an explosively good time.

Visit our website at www.ybfree.org for more information or to pre-register. Early registrants will receive a gift & also be entered into a drawing for a grand prize. Registrations need to be received on or before July 16. Watch for us in the Fourth of July Parade.

2nd Harvest Produce Express

The 2nd Harvest Produce Express will be at the Otterbein United Methodist Church, 258 Dalrymple St, Pittsfield, PA on Tuesday, July 11, 2017. Food pick-up will begin promptly at 3:30pm. We will be serving 100 families on a first come, first served basis. All Clients will need to complete new registration forms this time. Volunteer workers please arrive by 2 p.m. “This institution is an equal opportunity provider.”

Brokenstraw Pool Event Tonight and Scuba Class

Our first movie night will be this Thursday 6/29/17, starting at dusk, approximately 9pm. This is also a late swim and you may swim while watching the movie!! The cost is $3/person or $10/Family. This week’s feature is Moana.

Ever wanted to try Scuba? Don’t know where to go or what to do? Then this is for you…. Ron Aiello and his team are offering an All Inclusive Scuba Instruction Class to be held at the BVSP on Saturday, Aug. 12, for any interested adult. This will be a four-hour morning class beginning at 9 a.m. Participants will be provided with all necessary items and is limited to 40 registrants. Total pre- registration fee is only $10 per person. Register today at the Youngsville Borough.

Community Drug Awareness Night

The Youngsville Police Department is hosting a Community Drug Awareness Night at the Youngsville Borough Building on Thursday, June 29, at 6 p.m. Chief Mineweaser will give a presentation and the representatives from Beacon Light, Warren County Drug Task Force and Warren County Human Services will also be attending. For more information contact the Youngsville Police Department at 814-563-7555

Youngsville Borough Holiday Hours

Youngsville Borough offices and services will be open Monday July 3rd until noon and will be closed the afternoon of the 3rd (no garbage will be picked up on Monday, July 3) and closed Tuesday July 4 in observance of Independence Day. Garbage pickup all residents will have garbage pick- up on Wednesday July 5 only.

Farmers Market Vouchers

The borough building will be open on Monday, July 3, from 9 a.m. to noon for the Farmers Market Voucher distribution.

Youngsville High School Alumni Luncheon; (For Those Who Graduated 50 Years Ago)

Youngsville High School Alumni Luncheon is planned for July 11 at the Youngsville Fire Hall from noon until 4 p.m. THIS year the YHS CLASS OF 1965 is the hosts and the class of 1966 is the honored guests. Please mark your calendars to attend this enjoyable event. We ask that you bring a dish to share. The meat and cheese trays, beverages, plates and silverware are provided.

The YHS Alumni Association would appreciate any donations to fund future luncheons and the scholarship fund. Donations will be accepted at the luncheon, or if you cannot attend and want to donate you can send to MaryAnn Devore, 31 Yucha drive, Youngsville, PA 16371 or call 814 563 9873 for more information.

Island Park Music Series Line Up

You are welcome to come and enjoy a night of free entertainment, its close by and a friendly place. On July 1- Community Jam – Various Artists and Open Mic Night will perform on the outdoor stage. Please bring your lawn chairs, a blanket and /or a picnic supper Island Park near by the Community Building. The entertainment starts at 6 to 8 p.m.

God at Hero Central Vacation Bible School

Do you want your children or grandchildren know what a real “Hero” is in our world today and had been always? Come and join us at the Evangelical and First United Methodist Church, we are inviting all children from 3 years old – 6th grade to get ready to discover their strength in God at Hero Central Vacation Bible School. The first 25 families that who pre-register for Hero Central will get a Take -Home music CD, you can register at http/ 2017cokesburgvbs.com/ or youngsvilleevangelicalfristumc.com or stop by Evangelical United Methodist Church.

The fun begins 07/10/2017 and ends 07/14/2017 from 6 to 8:30 p.m. at Evangelical United Methodist Church, 18 Second Street Youngsville. To be a part of all the excitement at Shining Star VBS, call April Nelson at (814) 563-7861 or call church office (814) 563-4351.

The Warren County Christian School Fundraiser

The Warren County Christian School in Youngsville will be having a fundraising auction on Saturday, July 22, starting at 10 a.m. Donations of auction items may be delivered to the school, Tuesdays-Thursdays from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. The last date for donations will be Thursday, July 13.

Warren County History Camp

Warren County History Camp will be held on July 17-21, from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. For students in grades 4-8 will enjoy trips to Kinzua Bridge State Park, Drake Well Museum, Wilder Museum, Warren County Courthouse, and more! Cost $99 per camper. Register by June 30 at the Warren County Historical Society, 210 Fourth Ave., Warren, or online at www.warrenhistory.org. For more information, call (814)723-1795

Youngsville Public Library Summer Reader Fun

Adults read for fun & prizes:

Youngsville Public Library is challenging adults to read for fun and prizes in their 3rd annual Adult Summer Reading program. The program is going-on now through July 31st. If you haven’t registered at the Youngsville Library yet for this program, it’s not too late! In the meantime just keep a log of the book titles you’ve been reading (as of June 1st ) and record the number of pages per book as well as whether the book was regular print or large print.

The number of pages that you read will determine how many raffle-ticket chances you can earn for prizes such as “almost like new” ribbon books, nostalgia note cards (that feature pictures from our Brokenstraw Valley Historical Collection), melted-glass bottle art (great for spoon holders, candy dishes, etc.), and other items. Stop by during business hours for more details or call 563-7670 with questions. Monday & Tuesday Noon – 7:30 pm, Wednesday 10-5 pm and Friday Noon – 4 pm. YPL will be closed July 4th.

K-12 Super-Reader Program:

Kids, tweens, and teens don’t have to be a “major reader” to qualify for a chance to win great prizes like Warren County Fair passes, Walmart gift cards, toys, games, and more during Youngsville Library’s Summer Super-reader program. Every little bit that you read helps you to earn raffle ticket chances towards “large prizes” featured in YPL’s display case. The program is going on now through July 28th and is open to all students from Kindergarten (completed) through 12th grade. Students read independently (not at the library), read at their own pace, and can read books from home and/or library books. This is a great program to encourage kids to read during the summer. Participants need to register with a parent/guardian during business hours but in the meantime they can (1) keep track of the titles of picture books they’ve read (if they just completed K-2nd grade this year) or (2) keep track of the titles and number of pages of the books they’ve read (if they’ve just completed grades 3-12 this year). Call Youngsville Library for more details 563-7670 or stop in during regular business hours: M & Tu Noon- 7:30, W 10-5, and F Noon-4 pm. (The library will be closed Tuesday, July 4th in observance of the holiday.)

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