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.
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 3 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. 4: Truckload of new merchandise auction, Garland Community Center, 204 Extension Rd., Garland, doors open, noon; auction begins, 1 p.m. (tools, toys, collectibles, wholesale food and more. Proceeds benefit the Garland Community House Association and Community Center.
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: Soups-N-Sweets, Valley Days fund-raiser, soup and dessert buffet, raffle, Grand Valley Fire Hall, 4:30-7:30 p.m.
Nov. 9: Warren County School District, professional development day, no school for students.
Nov. 10: non-alcoholic Family Turkey Party, Watson Grange Hall, Rt. 337 between Warren and Tidioute, doors open, 6 p.m.
Nov. 10: Spaghetti and lasagna dinner sponsored by senior class, Waren County Christian School, Youngsville, 4-8 p.m. (563-4457).
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 and 11 a.m.-3:30 p.m. Sunday (beef on 'weck lunch Saturday).
Nov. 11: Erie Philharmonic concert, Library Theatre, 2 p.m. (723-7231).
Nov. 12-18: Operation Christmas Child collection, Pleasant Community Church, 673 Pleasant Dr., Warren (collecting shoe boxes filled with items to be sent to needy children around the world).
Nov. 13: The War of 1812 and Battle of Lake Erie, a free program commemorating the bicentennial of the war with historian Mark Davis, main courtroom, Warren County Courthouse, 6:30 p.m.
Nov. 14: Warren County Career Fair 2012, Holy Redeemer Center, noon-4 p.m.
Nov. 14: Warren Concert Association, "Spencer Myer," Library Theatre, 7:30 p.m.(723-6505)
Nov. 17: 27th Annual Winter Wonderland Craft Show sponsored by Youngsville Volunteer Fire Department Auxiliary, 90 tables, food available, Youngsville Fire Hall, 10 a.m.-4 p.m. (563-4042).
Nov. 20: Warren Public Library Classic Jazz with Chase Putnam, Slater Room, 6:30-8 p.m.
Nov. 21: Warren County School District, Thanksgiving break begins, no school.
Nov. 22: First Annual Warren Downtown Turkey Trot 5K Run/Walk sponsored by Warren
Explorer Post 312 and Northern Allegheny Outdoor Women's Association, registration, 7 a.m.; race starts, 8:30 a.m., Warren County Courthouse.
Nov. 27: Warren County School District, Thanksgiving break ends, school resumes.
Nov. 29-30: "Books Are Fun" sale, 7 a.m.-4 p.m. each day in the outpatient lobby of Warren General Hospital, sponsored by WGH Auxiliary.
Nov. 30: Allegheny Community Center Annual Christmas Bazaar, 10 a.m.-6 p.m.
Nov. 30-Dec. 1: Allegheny Regional Youth Ballet presents "Alice in Wonderland," Library Theatre.
Dec. 1: Book Cellar Open House Holiday Special, half-price sale, 10 a.m.-4 p.m., Warren Public Library basement.
Dec. 1: Victorian Christmas Tea Party for girls age 7-12, Warren County Historical Society, Fourth Ave., Warren, 10 a.m.-1 p.m. (723-1795).
Dec. 6-16: Quilted Art, quilt show, a showcase of favorites presented by Quilter's Night
Out Guild, Crary Art Gallery, 511 Market St., Warren. Opening, 6-8 p.m. on Dec. 7 (www.crarygallery.org).