The following is a list of upcoming local entertainment events. The Times Observer welcomes additions to the list that are of community interest. Club meetings and closed gatherings are not included. To add an event, call features editor Diana Paddock in the newsroom at 723-8200 by noon Monday.
Every Monday through Dec. 5: Toddler Time, Mondays, 10:30 a.m. in Warren Public Library Children's Department. Stories, songs, crafts, creative play.
Through Dec. 9: "Embracing Pennsylvania," works by Julie Mader, Wetmore Gallery, Warren Public Library, regular library hours.
Nov. 3: Gannon University Open House, recruiting for master of education in curriculum and instruction, cohort (begin fall 2012)s, Hi-Ed, 6-7:30 p.m. (723-3222).
Nov. 3: WCCBI Awards Gala, Library Theatre.
Nov. 5: Christmas with Betsy and Friends Puppet Show, 11 a.m., Warren Public Library Slater Room. Children will watch a holiday puppet show then create their own puppet. Preregistration mandatory, seating limited. Register in the Children's Department or call 723-4650 and leave message for children's librarian.
Nov. 5: Benefit for Aaron Fileger, pig roast at 6?Shooters, Tiona, 4 p.m.-midnight; music by "The First Thirds," 8 p.m.-midnight; 50-50, Chinese auction.
Nov. 5: Trash & Treasure Sale, 10:30 a.m.-1:30 p.m. and (homemade) soup and dessert lunch, 11 a.m.-1 p.m., First Church of God, 1111 Madison Ave., Warren.
Nov. 5: Turkey Party sponsored by Warren County Snowmobile Club, at Sugar Grove Amvets, 7 p.m.
Nov. 5: Broadway Series, Diamond Rio, Library Theatre, 8 p.m. (723-7231).
Nov. 5: Turkey party, doors open at 6:30 p.m., party starts at 7 p.m., prizes include guns, ham, turkeys, money, donation at the door, Scandia Fire Hall.
Nov. 5: Sheffield Volunteer Fire Department Annual Turkey Party
Nov. 6: Garland Community Center Truckload Auction, 204 Extension Rd., Garland, Christmas gifts and food at wholesale prices, tools, toys, collectibles, blankets and throws, lamps, non-perishable foods, fresh produce, pepperoni and cheese, 1 p.m.
Nov. 7: Will Power tour presents "Romeo & Juliet,"?Library Theatre, 7:30 p.m. (723-7231).
Nov. 7: Christmas Open House at Warren General Hospital Window Box Gift Shop, refreshments and many one-of-a-kind items.
Nov. 8: Elk Township Historical Society Election Day Open House, (former Scandia School), 10 a.m.-7 pm..
Nov. 8: Election Day Spaghetti Dinner sponsored by Kiwanis Club of Warren, Warren Area High School cafeteria, 5-7 p.m.
Nov. 9: Making Vinegars class with Penn State Master Gardeners, Allegheny Community Greenhouse, Warren State Hospital grounds, 6:30-7:30 p.m. (723-7849).
Nov. 9: Wilkes University Open House, recruiting for master of education development and strategies, cohort, Hi-Ed, North Warren, 3-4:30 p.m. (723-3222).
Nov. 10: Chase Putnam presents Warren County history, "Warren in Pictures," main courtroom of the Warren County Courthouse, 7 p.m.
Nov. 11: North Warren Volunteer Fire Department Comedy and Dinner Show and cash raffle, doors open, 6 p.m.; show, 8 p.m., at fire hall.
Nov. 12: St. Francis of Assisi Church Pre-Christmas Open House, 9 a.m.-6 p.m., 343 E. Main St., Youngsville, local vendors, unique holiday gifts, hand painted items, homemade quilts; admission is free.
Nov. 12: Non-alcohol Family Turkey Part, Watson Grange Hall, Rt. 337 between Warren and Tidioute, doors open, 6 p.m.; games start, 7 p.m.
Nov. 12: Holiday Craft Show sponsored by Russell Volunteer Fire Department Auxiliary, more than 30 vendors, silent auction, lunch available, free admission, Russell Fire Hall, 10 a.m.-3 p.m.
Nov. 12: Warren Concert Association presents "Dallas Brass," classical, swing, Broadway and patriotic music, Struthers Library Theatre, Warren, 7:30 p.m. (723-2348).
Nov. 13: Warren Civic Orchestra Concert, 4 p.m., Struthers Library Theatre. Tickets available at door.
Nov. 15: Warren Public Library Classic Jazz with Chase Putnam, Slater Room, 6-8 p.m.
Nov. 18: YMCA Fun Night for Teens: pizzaball, tournaments, lots of fun, Warren County YMCA.
Nov. 18-20: "The Magician's Nephew" by Praise! Fellowship, Russell, 7:30 p.m. Friday and Saturday, 3 p.m. Saturday and Sunday.
Nov. 19: Benefit for Aaron Fileger, breakfast at Applebees, Warren Commons, North Warren, 8-10 a.m. (presale tickets only, 730-8498).
Nov. 19: Local children's author Jean Rew reads her book "Cookie Comes Home" and discusses how she became a published author at 11 a.m. in the Warren Public Library's Slater Room. There will also be a door prize, craft and short movies. Preregistration appreciated. Register in the Children's Department or call 723-4650 and leave message for children's librarian.
Nov. 19: Reading, Writing and Understanding Memoir, a self-help seminar with Reginald Darling, Wilder Museum, Irvine, 1-4 p.m. (pre-registration required).
Nov. 19: What's New for the Holidays sponsored by Woman's Club of Warren, 310 Market St., Warren, 9:30 a.m.-3 p.m. Saturday and noon to 3 p.m. Sunday (lunch will be served Saturday).
Nov. 19: Family Carnival, indoor carnival and open use of Warren County YMCA.
Nov. 19: 26th Annual Winter Wonderland Craft Show sponsored by Youngsville Fire Department Auxiliary. 75 tables, food available, Youngsville Fire Hall, 10 a.m.-4 p.m.?(563-4042).
Nov. 19: Yankee Bush Productions presents a "Tribute to U2" by Elevation, Struthers Library Theatre, Warren, 8 p.m. (489-3110).
Nov. 20: Turkey party sponsored by Knights of Columbus, Cataldo's Barn, North Warren, doors open, 1:30 p.m.; party starts, 2 p.m.; prizes include hams, turkeys, money; $2 donation at the door, refreshments.
Nov. 20: Garland Community Center Truckload Auction, 204 Extension Rd., Garland, Christmas gifts and food at wholesale prices, tools, toys, collectibles, blankets and throws, lamps, non-perishable foods, fresh produce, pepperoni and cheese, 1 p.m.
Nov. 26: Turkey party, doors open at 6:30 p.m., party starts at 7 p.m., prizes include guns, ham, turkeys, money, donation at the door, Scandia Fire Hall.
Nov. 27: "Walking in a Wilder Wonderland," wine, food, shopping, holiday gifts, wrapping demonstrations, Wilder Museum, Irvine.
Dec. 1-4: Warren Players' Jack-in-the-Box Players present "A?Candle in the Window," Library Theatre, Warren.
Dec. 2: Christmas Walk and Santa Parade; WCCBI open house.
Dec. 2: Warren County Historical Society Christmas Open House & Holiday Trolley Rides, 6 to 8:30 p.m., 210 Fourth Ave. (723-1795).
Dec. 3: Holiday Open House at Book Cellar, Warren Public Library, half off lots of Christmas items, 10 a.m.-4 p.m.
Dec. 3: Youngsville's Hometown Christmas, 4-6 p.m.