The outreach dinner at St. Francis Episcopal Church will be on Tuesday, Aug. 14, from 4 to 6 p.m. We will be serving beef on weck, baked beans, fresh garden cucumber and pasta salad, and brownie a la mode for dessert.
Come and see our newly remodeled kitchen. This is a dinner for anyone and a place for the community to gather in friendship. Donations appreciated.
Barb and Harold Luce passed out free hot dogs, chips and water, on behalf of the CornFest / ROY organization at the Youngsville pool on July 24.
YHS Homecoming Weekend Celebration is Sept. 13-15. Send reservations as soon as possible. The Homecoming Weekend festivities begin on Thursday, Sept.13, with the parade and bonfire, the football game is Sept. 14 and the dinner dance is on the 15th. We also have a few other activities in the works for that weekend. We already have the music lined up, a band from the Titusville area called "Necessary Experience".
The Youngsville Fire Hall is reserved and we'll serve a buffet dinner before the dance. There are separate areas set up in the fire hall for the different classes so you can get together as a group.
The 7th Annual A'Maize'ing Corn Festival is getting ready to bring the best community fun possible to Youngsville on Aug. 17-19.
Reminders: East Main Street will be closed from Bates Street to the intersection of West and North Main Streets, Railroad Street will be open to Northwest Savings Bank for ATM use. No access will be available onto East Main Street from IOOF, Ford, or Church Streets. New Parade route, from the old Wigger's garage west to Dick's Service station with floats ending at Dick's for the People's choice award from after the parade until noon (float with the most collected financial votes wins).
No dogs, bicycles, skates, rollerblades, scooters, or skateboards on East Main Street.
Come to Youngsville and enjoy great festival food, live entertainment, contests, snowmobile show, motorcycle cruise-in and games, car show, corn maze on North Main Street, and new this year, Bingo, to support the sports boosters in Youngsville.
Registration has begun for any Youngsville girl in grades 3-6 who would like to play in the Elementary Basketball League. Registration deadline is Aug. 24 and the cost is $20 per player.
To register, email firstname.lastname@example.org and a registration form can be emailed to you.
The annual Youngsville Community Service Award nominees are being accepted for 2012. The service provided to the community must be volunteer basis and recognition will be measured by the nominee's positive impact on the community, not length of service. Nominees must have contributed to the betterment of the quality of life within Youngsville Borough, and Brokenstraw and Pittsfield townships.
Nominations may be submitted by individuals, committees or commissions, service organizations, friends, relatives, etc. to Youngsville Borough Council, 40 Railroad St. Youngsville, Pa. 16371. The award will be presented at the Corn Festival.
Church Fall Festival
The Irvine Presbyterian Church is planning a three-day Fall Festival on the church grounds to coincide with the rededication of the church on Sept. 28-30. All in an effort to celebrate the newly completed restoration of this historic church and raise funds to pay for the work done. Right now the committee is looking for vendors for the Farmers Market, crafters, and such. Unique demonstrations of old-time crafts are welcome and encouraged. The fees are minimal for one or two days. The third day is the church dedication and picnic. Call Wm. Hummel at 563-7988 for more details.
Come and support the Youngsville area booster groups at Cornfest, Aug. 17-18 in the Bingo Tent. They will be fundraising with games of chance, bingo, drink sales, and baked goods. Games will run Friday from 6 to 9 p.m. and Saturday from noon to 9 p.m.
Dice run set
On Sunday, Aug. 19, Youngsville American Legion and Youngsville Public Library are teaming together to host a Dice Run to raise money for the library and to benefit other charities as well.
The Dice Run is open to all registered vehicles, not just motorcycles. Registration includes a chicken BBQ dinner, prizes for first, second, third, and worst roll as well as door prizes. Cost is $20 for driver and $15 per passenger.
"The Youngsville Library is really excited about teaming with the Legion Riders," said Library Director Kristy Wallace. "Although this is a first time event for both of us, we are making a very concerted effort to have this Dice Run be a fun and enjoyable event for everyone who participates. The main purpose for this Dice Run is to raise money to help the Youngsville Public Library, but both the Riders and the board know how important it is to also help other organizations in need."
Registration for the Dice Run is Sunday from 10:30 to 11:30 a.m. at the Youngsville American Legion. First vehicle out is at 11:30 a.m. and last vehicle in is at 5 p.m. The route includes the Titusville, Union City, Corry, and Youngsville Legions as well as the Clearview Inn, a long-time supporter of the library's Summer Super Reader Program. The ride will take place rain or shine.
Non-riders can still "Walk & Roll" and help the library by participating in a modified Dice Roll on Saturday and Sunday, Aug. 18-19. For a $5 donation, you will receive a hot dog and roll a series of dice for an opportunity to win cash for the top three rolls. The cash prizes were donated by the library board members. The tent for the modified "Walk & Roll" will be located in front of the Youngsville American Legion on Saturday, 9:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. and Sunday, 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. All donations from the "Walk & Roll" will benefit the library.