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. 10: Toddler Time, 10:30 a.m., Warren Public Library Children's Department. Stories, songs, craft, creative play.
Through Sept. 22: Light Fantastic: Paintings on Glass and Mylar by John Lyon Paul AND Embracing Culture: Works by Hiromi Katayama, Crary Gallery, 511 Market St., Warren (www.crarygallery.org)
Sept. 13: "Steelers Sale" sponsored by Warren General Hospital Auxiliary to be held in the outpatient lobby at WGH, 7 a.m.-4 p.m. Everything "Steelers" from clothing to memorabilia on sale to benefit WGH Auxiliary programs.
Sept. 13: Education Expo, "All You Ever Wanted to Know About Insurance," information on Medicare, Social Security, supplemental insurances and more, refreshments, Allegheny Community Center, 42 Clark St., Warren, 4:30-6 p.m. (723-3237).
Sept. 13-15: Youngsville High School Homecoming Weekend celebration.
Sept. 14: Francie Zucco (jazz), Music in the Park, Soldiers & Sailors Park, Hickory St. at Pennsylvania Ave. W., Warren, sponsored by Northwest Savings Bank, 8-10 p.m., weather permitting.
Sept. 14-16: Y Bar U 13th Annual Trail Ride, entertainment, camping available, Scandia, 723-2470.
Sept. 15: September Swing Golf Scramble, Cable Hollow Golf Course, registration, 8 a.m.; shot-gun start, 9 a.m. (563-6433).
Sept. 16: Third annual St. Joseph Catholic School Golf Scramble, Cable Hollow Golf Course, 1 p.m. shotgun start (723-2030).
Sept. 18: Warren Public Library Classic Jazz with Chase Putnam, Slater Room, 6:30-8 p.m.
Sept. 19: "A Walk on the Wilder Side" and "The Way We Flew," a men's fundraiser for the Wilder Museum of Warren County History, 6-9 p.m., dinner included (723-1795).
Sept. 21: At Chapman State Park: Sunset & Moonlight Paddle - Come to the Mooring Area by the Warming Hut for a short lesson on basic boating safety and then take a canoe tour on the lake and the creek. Kayaks will also be available to try. Pre-registration is REQUIRED as boats are limited. You may bring your own canoe or kayak but you must still register. Registrations can be made by calling the park office at (814) 723-0250 by Thursday, 9/20., 7:30 p.m.
Sept. 22: Golf Scramble to benefit Love In The Name of Christ (Love INC), Cable Hollow Golf Course, registation, 8 a.m.; tee time, 9 a.m. (563-3394).
Sept. 22: Fourth Annual Casey Gray Memorial Whiffleball Tournament, Werner Park, Russell, 8 a.m. (to form or sponsor a team, call 723-6297 or 688-1592).
Sept. 22: Historic Irvine - Newbold Estate tour planning (get involved to help create a plan for future tours), meet at the Wilder Museum of Warren County History and take a hike to the estate, 11 a.m.
Sept. 22: At Chapman State Park: Extreme Home Edition: Bats Join the Park Naturalist in an effort to save Pennsylvania's bats! Help with the installation of bat boxes throughout Chapman State Park. Refreshments will follow. Meet at the Environmental Learning Center, 1 p.m.; Bats Galore! Meet the Park Naturalist at Pavilion #4 to learn about the many species of bats and then make your very own to take home, 6:30 p.m.
Sept. 22: "Taking Steps to Remember," fifth annual Warren County VIP?Memorial Victim 5K Fun Run/Walk sponsored by Victim Impact Panel, Warren County Courthouse, walk, 10 a.m.; run, 10:15 a.m. firstname.lastname@example.org
Sept. 23: Sporting Clays Shoot, cash prizes, door prizes, free lunch, Kalbfus Rod & Gun Club, Chapman Dam Rd., Clarendon, 9 a.m.-3 p.m. (730-6718).
Sept. 23: Paws Along the River Open House and Pet Celebration, noon-4 p.m. at the Humane Society, 212 Elm St. Bring your dog, enter the cat photo contest, Blessing of the Animals, food,games, a fun afternoon.
Sept. 27: House of Hope Benefit Spaghetti Dinner, Hessel Valley Lutheran Church, Chandlers Valley, 4:30-6:30 p.m., cost: donation, takeouts available, no reservations required.
Sept. 28-29: Renovation Celebration Fall Fest at Irvine Presbyterian Church, artisans, open house, food, 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Friday and 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Saturday.
Sept. 28-29: Fall Rummage Sale, Russell Fire Hall, 9 a.m.-5 p.m. Friday and 9 a.m.-noon Saturday (items are $1 per bag Saturday).
Sept. 29: Sing Me a Song with Mini Melody Makers, 10:30-11:30 a.m. in the Warren Public Library Slater Room. Dramatization of stories using songs, stories, instruments. Theme is "Creatures Big and Small." Children of all ages welcome, caregiver must accompany. Preregistration mandatory. Sign up sheet located in Children's Department or call 723-4650 and ask for children's librarian Susan Slater.
Sept. 29: At Chapman State Park: National Public Land's Day Meet the Park Naturalist at the main office to get outdoors, get dirty and have fun! Projects will include trail maintenance and garden beautification. Lunch will be provided for all volunteers., 9 a.m.
Oct. 3, 10 and 17: Forest Warren Human Services Early Intervention Program and Penn State Cooperative Extension offers a series of nutrition classes, a free program for families with children younger than 18. Participation is limited; pre-register at 726-2100.
Oct. 5: "Geocaching at Night," Chapman State Park, amphitheater, 6:30 p.m.
Oct. 5-6: Haunted Halloween Open House & Trolley Tours, Warren County Historical Society, 210 Fourth Ave., Warren, 6-8:30 p.m.
Oct. 5-21: Warren Art League fall art show, "Varied Visions," Crary Art Gallery, 511 Market St., Warren. Opening reception, 5-7 p.m. Friday, Oct. 5 (www.crarygallery.org).
Oct. 6: "Cruisin' for Cancer" motorcycle dice run sponsored by Warren General Hospital Auxiliary to benefit the WGH Cancer Care Center, registration, 10 a.m. at Warren Eagles Club (information: Debra Gray at WGH 723-4973, ext. 1842)
Oct. 6: Fall Festival Weekend at Chapman State Park: "Macros of Chapman," beach, noon; "Gone Batty," beach concession stand, noon; apple cider and ice cream making, mountain pie fixings, cold water safety, trapping with Gary Sharp, Chapman information, all at noon at the beach concession stand; "Leaf Printing," Pavilion 4, noon; "The Jammers," acoustic, traditional and folk music, Pavilion 4, 2 p.m.; "Play with a Purpose" with Gary Lester, beach, 3:30 p.m.; and pumpkin decorating contest, beach concession stand, 4:30 p.m. (723-0250 for info)
Oct. 6: Rouse Heritage Day, celebrate 150 years of Rouse history, at Rouse Home, 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. (563-6465)
Oct. 7: Elk Township Historical Society, closing event for "Images of Elk Township" photography contest, people's choice awards presented, refreshments, Scandia, 7 p.m.
Oct. 8: Warren County School District, professional development day, no school for students.
Oct. 12-26: Art Show, Suites at Rouse, Youngsville.
Oct. 13: Scandia Mountain Pumpkin Festival, crafts, auction, cornhole tournament (registation begins at 9 a.m.), Scandia Fire Hall, 10 a.m.-5 p.m.
Oct. 13: Elk Township Historical Society, open house for museum and lending library, Scandia, 1-4 p.m.
Oct. 15: "Purse Patch" handbag sale, 7 a.m.-4 p.m. in the outpatient lobby of Warren General Hospital, sponsored by WGH Auxiliary.
Oct. 16: Warren Public Library Classic Jazz with Chase Putnam, Slater Room, 6:30-8 p.m.