A Wilder Evening
Photo by Anita Cohan
The Youngsville Children’s Theater Camp kicks off the 2011 session with practice for the Saturday presentation of The Elves and the Shoemaker.
The Wilder Museum will be hosting it's annual 'Warren County Tales' with Karen and Mark Davis at 6:30 on Thursday, July 21. The event will kick off with a Chicken BBQ starting at 5 for $8 in advance, with tickets available at the Warren County Historical Society and Allegheny Artistry, or $8.50 that evening. Take out or Eat in. The evening will also include Live Patriotic Music, Silent Auction, Chinese Auction, and a Dessert Bar. Special thank you to the auction sponsors: Dr. Charles Myers, NAPA Auto Parts, First Niagara, PNC, Bob Kulbacki, CJ's Chuckwagon, the volunteers from the Irvine Church and all the Board and Committee members.
For more information visit www.warrenhistory.org or call 814/723-1795. The Wilder Museum, located at 51 Erie Avenue in Irvine, is open for the summer, Tuesday, Friday and Saturday, 1 p.m. to 5 p.m.
Youngsville will hold their annual Community Yard Sales Days on July 21 through July 23. Pick up maps at the Galley, Allegheny Artistry, or the Borough office. ROY will have Hot Dogs & Bratwurst on the grill, Thursday & Friday from 11 until 3pm near the ROY's yard sale tent in downtown Youngsville.
Friends of the Brokenstraw Valley Swimming Pool are hosting an event in an attempt to raise funds to sustain the facility. Friday, July 22 come to 'Concert on the Hill'. Two local high school bands will play for one hour each prior to Jack the Dog, who will be playing from 8-10 p.m. They will have a Corn Hole Tournament, raffles, swimming, food and Fun! They will also have a memory table of past pictures and articles on the pool. If you have any photos from the past, that they could borrow/copy-please contact Chris Myers, firstname.lastname@example.org or 563-3112. Donation at the door are $5. Proceeds benefit the BVSP.
Free WiFi is available to pool patrons.
The Sons of the American Legion will host a Chicken BBQ for $7.50 on Saturday, July 23rd from Noon until all meals are sold. 100 percent of all proceeds will benefit the Warren County Veterans Emergency Fund. The organization wanted to do something that financially assisted the local group.
The annual Children's Theater is this week, July 18-23, with the performance of The Elves and the Shoemaker, on Saturday, July 23 at 2 p.m. at Joy Hall. This best selling children's play has been musically revitalized with the playful and eclectic tunes of Bill Francoeur. This upbeat, fast paced retelling of an old tale has delightfully wacky characters, including elves, Mortz, Schwartz, Hazel. Gracie, and Studebaker. It is laced with clever dialogue to make audiences of all ages smile.
The Children's Theater Camp is sponsored by R.O.Y. and Winans Insurance and Employee Benefits Agency and Warren County Insurance. It is for children ages 6 through 16. The program is from noon to 3 p.m. each day and teaches the participates all the aspects of theater. All young people with a desire to learn to perform as well as those who would just like to learn about back stage lighting, sound, sets, and props are welcome.
This year's cast includes: Rachel Beatty as Matilda Cobblestone, Ethan Masikar as Lockhart Cobblestone, Kathy Sveda as Sneerella Twerm, Emily Hopshire as Old Lady/Fairy Princess, Grace Sabella as Mortz, Eliana Beatty as Schwartz, Lilly Sabella as Hazel, Andrea Sveda as Gracie, Olivia Goss as Studebaker, Madison Hildum as Mrs. Snootbottom, Casey Waters-Snook as Loretta LePointe, Ben Lindquist as Mayor Clank Bottom, Adeline Werth as Widow Perkins, and Logan Johnson as Zoom Corrigan. Extras are Gideon Thompson, Carson Thompson, and Owen Thompson. Any questions or more information please call 814/563-4936.
Up, up and away
On July 23 the Rouse will be hosting tethered hot air balloon rides. The rides will be open to the public from 7pm to 9pm. The cost will be $5 per person. This fun event will be held in Friendship Park (between the Rouse Home & Rouse Manor). Parking will be available in the field across the road (weather permitting) & in the Rouse Home employee parking lot. Please join us for this exciting evening & enjoy a ride in the sky!! For questions please call Amy Trask at 563-6401 or email email@example.com.
The Youngsville Public Library wrapped up its successful Avon Sale on July 15. The winner of the Avon basket and library donated "ribbon books" was drawn at Avon Night at the Library, on Tuesday, July 12. The winner was Elnora Cutshall of Pittsfield. Door prize winners at Avon Night were Sue Uhron, Anne Hernandez, Kathy Barton and Peg Yeager. Many thanks to the community members who placed Avon orders with the library. Local Avon rep Reeann Devore and Avon are donating 40 percent of the sale to the library. Avon orders can be picked up at the library beginning on July 26.
Youngsville's Cornfest is Aug. 19-21 this year. The committee is always looking for ways to make the event more entertaining. They are looking for Street Performers, non-profit groups to do children's games, Corn hole game overseers, Corn Maze day attendants and night Corn Maze ghouls, parking assistants, and traffic controllers.
If interested, contact Cathy Brown at 814/563-7192.
Youngsville Borough Council is seeking nominations for the 2011 Community Service Award. Here are the criteria:
1. Nominee must have contributed to the betterment of the quality of life within the Borough of Youngsville, Brokenstraw and Pittsfield Townships.
2. Nominee's qualification can only be based on service provided to the community as a volunteer. Those individuals that earn wages for providing service/services or aide to the community are not eligible.
To nominate a person for this award, write a paragraph explaining this person's contributions to the Youngsville Community and submit it along with their contact information to the Borough office by August 1 at 4 p.m. Borough Council will review the nominations and choose a recipient at the August 8 council meeting.
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BVSP pool passes
Special discount is now 50 percent off. Contact the borough office for information at 814/563-4604.