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.
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, Clarendon Trinity United Methodist Church, sponsored by Trinity Women, 9 a.m.-4 p.m. Friday, 9 a.m.-noon 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: Walk to End Alzheimer's, Betts Park, registration, 10 a.m.; walk, 11 a.m.
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. 4-6: Rummage Sale sponsored by Altar/Rosary Society, St. Luke Catholic Church, 420 N. Main St., Youngsville, 9 a.m.-6 p.m. Thursday and Friday, 9 a.m.-1 p.m. Saturday (items $1 per bag Saturday).
Oct. 5: Spencers: Theatre of Illusion, Library Theatre, 8 p.m. (723-7231)
Oct. 5: Harvest Dinner, old-fashioned Thanksgiving dinner and more, Lottsville United Methodist Church, 4:30-7 p.m. (489-3408 or 964-8808).
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: Tribute to Elvis presented by Yankee Bush Productions, Library Theatre, Warren, 7 p.m. (489-3110).
Oct. 6: Rouse Heritage Day, celebrate 150 years of Rouse history, craft and vendor fair, music, food, at Rouse Home, 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. (563-6465)
Oct. 7: Auction, Garland Community Center, doors open at noon, auction begins at 1 p.m., used furniture, housewares by the box full, 20+ boxes of used books, and a truckload of new merchandise; a portion of the proceeds benefit Garland Community Center (563-4374); consignments accepted until noon on Oct. 6.
Oct. 8: Warren County School District, professional development day, no school for students.
Oct. 10: Gannon University open house for MBA Program, 4:30 p.m.-6:30 p.m. at Hi-Ed (723-3222).
Oct. 12: Robert H. Jackson Center presents the documentary film premier of "Liberty Under Law," on the life of Robert H. Jackson, Warren County native, Nuremberg prosecutor and Supreme Court Justice, Library Theatre, Warren, free admission.
Oct. 12-13: Rummage Sale, First Presbyterian Church, 300 Market St., Warren, 9 a.m.-5 p.m. Friday, 9 a.m.-noon Saturday (items will be $1 a bag on Saturday).
Oct. 12-26: Art Show, Suites at Rouse, Youngsville.
Oct. 13: Elk Township Historical Society, closing event for "Images of Elk Township" photography contest, people's choice awards presented, refreshments, Scandia, 7 p.m.
Oct. 13: Warren Concert Association, "Mr. Jack Daniel's Original Silver Cornet Band," Library Theatre, 7:30 p.m.(723-6505)
Oct. 13: League of Women Voters of Warren County 50th Anniversary Celebration, at Woman's Club of Warren, 1-2:45 p.m. All alumni are welcome.
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. 14: Raffle party (no alcohol), free admission and all you can eat chicken and biscuit dinner, Chinese auction, raffles, 50/50, special games and prizes for kids, Garland Community Center, doors open, 1 p.m.; dinner served, 2 p.m., proceeds benefit Garland Community Center
Oct. 16: "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.
Oct. 17: "Sports Sale," Warren General Hospital outpatient lobby, team apparel, stocking stuffers and jewelry on sale to support the WGH Auxiliary's many charitable projects, 7 a.m.-4 p.m.
Oct. 18-20: Warren Public Library Clearance Book Sale, 10 a.m.-7:45 p.m. Thursday, 10 a.m.-4:45 p.m. Friday and 10 a.m.-3 p.m. Saturday.
Oct. 19: Warren County School District, no school.
Oct. 19-21: Haunted Museum at the Wilder Museum, 6-9 p.m. Friday and Saturday, 3-6 p.m. Sunday.
Oct. 20: Oktoberfest at Suites at Rouse, 615 Rouse Ave., Youngsville, German food, beverages and music, 2 - 4 p.m. (563-6465)
Oct. 25-28:?Warren Players presents "The King and I," Library Theatre.
Oct. 26: Senior Expo coordinated by Warren/Forest Eldercare Council, Warren Mall, 9 a.m.-1 p.m.
Oct. 30: "A Midsummer Night's Dream," Library Theatre, 7 p.m. (723-7231).
Nov. 3: Tribute to the 60s with "The Fads," presented by Yankee Bush Productions, Library Theatre, Warren, 7 p.m. (489-3110).
Nov. 3: Make & Take Workshop at Rouse Home, Youngsville, learn to make a variety of holiday-inspired crafts, and take them home when you're done, 9 a.m. to 2 p.m., light breakfast and lunch included (563-6465)
Nov. 3 - 25: "Reclaimed" Paintings, drawings and installations by Mercyhurst University art professor Daniel Burke. Reinvestigated subject matter, with an overarching intent of recycling and repurposing materials. AND?Jonathan Stewart, thought-provoking, humorous repackaging of our cultural products by the Texas artist. Public opening reception: Saturday, Nov. 3, 6-8 p.m., Crary Art Gallery, Market Street, (www.crarygallery.org).
Nov. 5: Window Box gift shop Christmas Open House at Warren General Hospital.
Nov. 6: Elk Township Historical Society, Election Day open house for museum and lending library, Scandia, 10 a.m.-7 p.m.
Nov. 8: Triple Bloom, presented by Warren Garden Club. An all day garden event, featuring On Thai, exquisite floral designer from Schenectady, N.Y., light breakfast, lunch and morning mini presentations. Holiday Inn, 9 a.m. 4 p.m. Tickets, call 563-7112.
Nov. 8: Warren County School District parent-teacher conferences, no school for students.
Nov. 9: Warren County School District, professional development day, no school for students.
Nov. 10: Holiday & Craft Fair sponsored by Russell Volunteer Fire Department, fire hall, 10 a.m.-3 p.m.; food available from the auxiliary.
Nov. 10: Holiday Auction sponsored by Christian Women's Connection, Fist Church of God, 1111 Madison Ave., Warren, browsing, 10-11 a.m. auction, 11 a.m.- 1 p.m.
Nov. 10-11: What's New for the Holidays, annual bazaar at Woman's Club of Warren, 723-5910, 9:30-3:30 p.m. Saturday, 11 a.m.-3:30 p.m. Saturday (beef on 'weck lunch Saturday).
Nov. 11: Erie Philharmonic concert, Library Theatre, 2 p.m. (723-7231).