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 April 29: Toddler Time, 10:30 a.m. in the Children's Room at Warren Public Library. Includes stories, songs, craft and creative play. Geared towards ages 0-3, but all are welcome (no class April 8).
Through May 10: Founders Day Exhibit at the Warren County Historical Society commemorating the beginning of Warren, Warren County Historical Society, 210 Fourth Ave., Warren
April 19: "Spotlight on Broadway" by Youth Connection and Allegheny Regional Theatre Experience, Library Theatre, 7 p.m.
April 20: Amateur Comedy Night, Garland Community Center, 204 Extension Rd., Garland, 6-9 p.m. Free admission, comedians needed to entertain (no entry fee), cash prizes with audience as judges; food, refreshments available. Comedians sign up now at 563-4374.
April 20: "Seven Bridges" tribute to the Eagles, presented by Yankee Bush Productions, Library Theatre, Warren, 8 p.m. (489-3110).
April 20: Second Annual Fine Art and Vino Venue hosted by Revitalization of Youngsville (ROY), free, 1 - 6 p.m., Youngsville Fire Hall, art competition, amateur wine making contest, music, food.
April 20: Writers and Poets Open Read Night, Authors Books & Music 227 Liberty St., Warren, 6-8 p.m. (aspiring writers and poets invited to read their works for an audience; listeners also encouraged to attend).
April 20: Jay Michael Band hosted by youth group of First Church of God at The Crossing, Hickory St. at Pennsylvania Ave. W., all youth and youth groups invited, games and prizes, 6-9 p.m.
April 20: Allegheny Center for the Arts and Allegheny Community Center co-host "International Appetite for the Arts" cooking contest and evening of tasting, 5-8 p.m. at 42 Clark St., the ACC building.
April 20: Amateur Comedy Night at Garland Community Center, 204 Extension Rd., Garland, 6-9 p.m.; adults only; free admission; comedians wanted (sign up now, 563-4374)); cash prizes, audience judges; food and refreshments available.
April 21: Bicentennial Musical Program, Youngsville First United Methodist Church. 4 p.m.
April 23: Fifth Grade Program "American History in Song," Warren Area Elementary Center, 6:30 p.m.
April 23: "Huck & Tom & the Mighty Mississippi," Library Theatre, 7 p.m. (723-7231).
April 25-26: Scrub & Uniform Sale, 7 a.m.-4 p.m. in Warren General Hospital outpatient lobby. Benefits the WGH Auxiliary and its many programs.
April 26: Flea Market, Allegheny Community Center, food available and drug take-back, 42 Clark St., Warren, 9 a.m.-3 p.m. (723-3237).
April 26: Open House at The House of Hope of Warren County, tour the new home at 316 Hazel Street, Warren, 6-8 p.m.
April 26: Happy Healthy Kids Day, Warren YMCA, free activities and free gifts (while supplies last); sponsored by PNC, Superior Tire, Whirley Industries, Council on Tourism and Warren General Hospital, 3:30-7 p.m.
April 26-27: Spring Rummage Sale sponsored by Trinity Women, Clarendon Trinity United Methodist Church, 9 a.m.-4 p.m. Friday, 9 a.m.-noon Saturday.
April 26-27: Annual Church Rummage Sale, First United Methodist Church 200 Market St., 9 a.m.-5 p.m. Friday, 9 a.m.-noon Saturday ($1 per bag Saturday).
April 26-27: Rummage Sale sponsored by Russell Volunteer Fire Department, fire hall, 9 a.m.-5 p.m. Friday, 9 a.m.-noon Saturday (items $1 per bag Saturday).
April 27: Pancake Supper sponsored by Scandia Volunteer Fire Department and Scandia Covenant Church, in memory of Pat Ferrie, Harry Nasman and George Agerter, at fire hall, 4-7 p.m.
April 27: Friends of the Rouse Auction, Youngsville Fire Hall, 11 a.m.-1 p.m. Silent auction, bake sale, more than 40 themed baskets, lunch, lottery trees (tickets at door or Youngsville Pharmacy).
April 27: Annual Kids' Fair, Jefferson DeFrees Family Center, games, music by Bubblegum Machine, for children of all ages, free, 10 a.m.-2 p.m.
April 27: Friends of the Rouse Spring Auction, Youngsville Fire Hall, 11 a.m-1 p.m.
April 27: Trash & Treasure Sale to benefit Relay for Life team, First Church of God, 1111 Madison Ave., Warren, 8 a.m.-2 p.m.; lunch, 11 a.m.-1 p.m.
April 27: "Stateline Speedway - The First Ten Years," Slater Room, Warren Public Library, noon (call 723-4650 to register).
April 27: Classy Castoffs from Cluttered Closets, Intriguing Items of Indeterminate Origin and No-Longer-Needed Knicknacks, a fundraising better-than-average garage sale to benefit the Warren County Historical Society, at 308 Poplar St., Warren, 8 a.m. to 2 pm. (no early sales).
April 28: Spaghetti Dinner Benefit for lung cancer patient Manley Carlstrom, music, baked goods, raffles, auction, Sugar Grove Fire Hall, noon-6 p.m.
April 30: Sixth Grade Choral and Instrumental Concert, Warren Area Elementary Center, 6:30 p.m.
April 30: Hospice of Warren County presents "Improving Care for Veterans Facing Illness and Death," Hospice Foundation's 2013 Living with Grief Program, teleconference, Slater Room, Warren Public Library, 1- 3 p.m. (723-2455)
May 2-4: 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 a bag Saturday).
May 3: Warren County School District, energy day, no school
May 3-4: Rummage Sale, First Presbyterian Church, Market St. at Third Ave., Warren, 9 a.m.-5 p.m. Friday, 9 a.m.-noon Saturday.
May 4: Annual Ham & Leek Dinner, Spring Creek Fire Hall, Rt. 426, 11:30 a.m.-4:30 p.m.
May 4: Jefferson DeFrees Family Center celebrates 100-Year Anniversary, ice cream social, open house, entertainment, 2-4 p.m.
May 4-25: Wild Geometry Photographs of wildflowers by James Shirey, juxtaposed by Pete McCutchen's Geometrics photo series of Las Vegas architecture. Public opening reception Saturday, May 4, 6-8 p.m. at Crary Art Gallery, 511 Market St., Warren (www.crarygallery.org)
May 6: Fashion Show and Luncheon, Woman's Club of Warren, 310 Market St., Warren, open to public, 11:30 a.m. (723-5910).
May 7: Fourth Grade Art Show, Fourth and Fifth Grade Choral and Instrumental Concert, Warren Area Elementary Center, 6:30 p.m.
May 9-10: Rummage sale, Irvine Presbyterian Church, bake sale, lunch available, 8 a.m.-4 p.m. Thursday, 8 a.m.-noon Friday (items $1 a bag Friday).
May 9-10: $6 Jewelry Sale, 7 a.m.-4 p.m. in Warren General Hospital outpatient lobby. Benefits the WGH Auxiliary and its many programs.
May 11: Elk Township Historical Society Open House, former Scandia School, 1-4 p.m.
May 16-19: Warren Players present "Harvey," Library Theatre.
May 17-19: Gus Macker 3-on-3 Basketball Tournament and Allegheny Burger Festival, sponsored by Warren County Chamber of Business & Industry and Council on Tourism, www.wccbi.org.
May 18: 20th Annual Youngsville High School Alumni Scholarship Fund Golf Tournament, Cable Hollow Golf Course (723-7087).
May 18: Writers and Poets Open Read Night, Authors Books & Music 227 Liberty St., Warren, 6-8 p.m. (aspriring writers and poets invited to read their works for an audience; listeners also encouraged to attend).
May 18: Woman's Club Centennial Gala Banquet & Dance (open to public), 6-10 p.m., Woman's Club Ballroom, 310 Market St., Warren. Cocktails, 5:30 p.m.; buffet dinner, 6:30 p.m.; DJ "After Dark," to follow (tickets or information, call 723-5910; warrenwomansclub.org)
May 18-19: DAV?Chapter 75 12th Annual Walley
Tournament (first of two), Allegheny Reservoir, registration at Corydon Hotel, 1-6 p.m. Friday (wwwdavwalley.com)
May 19: Walk for Multiple Sclerosis, Betts Park, registration 1 p.m.; walk begins, 1:30 p.m.
May 19: "Voila! Voila! Viola," A concert by the Warren Philharmonic - 4 p.m., Holy Redeemer Church, Russell and Penna. Ave. East. For ticket information call 723-9110.
May 21: Elk Township Historical Society Election Day Open House, former Scandia School, 10 a.m.-7 p.m.
May 25: Tour de Russell Bike Race, sponsored by Warren County Chamber of Business & Industry and Council on Tourism, www.wccbi.org.
May 27: Warren County School District, Memorial Day, no school
June 2: Bicentennial Worship Service with "Charles Wesley" portrayed by the Rev. Larry Homitsky, Youngsville First United Methodist Church. 9 a.m.
June 6: Warren County School District, last day for students
June 7: Allegheny 100 Challenge, south of Marienville at Rt. 666 Trailhead, Vowinckel, hikers arrive, 5 p.m.; kick-off, 5:30 p.m.; hikers released, 6 p.m.
June 7: Warren County School District, Professional Development Day, no school for students; commencement
June 8: Elk Township Historical Society Open House, former Scandia School, 1-4 p.m.
June 10-28: Warren County Summer Music School, instruction in music and the arts for students entering grades five through adults, Monday through Friday at WAEC, 8:30 a.m.-12:15 p.m. (Director Ann Mead, 723-7303, firstname.lastname@example.org
June 15: Joggin' with Jordan 10K Run, 5K Run and 5K Fun Walk, Warren YMCA, 9 a.m.
June 15 - Warren General Hospital Auxiliary annual summer benefit dance at Betts Park, "Beach Party" with Tom Watt the "Buffettman," 6:30-11:30 p.m., live music, entertainment and food.
June 15: Writers and Poets Open Read Night, Authors Books & Music 227 Liberty St., Warren, 6-8 p.m. (aspiring writers and poets invited to read their works for an audience; listeners also encouraged to attend).
June 22-23: Valley Days in Grand Valley, music, fireworks, food and more.
June 22-23: DAV?Chapter 75 12th Annual Walley
Tournament (second of two), Allegheny Reservoir, registration at Wolf Run Marina, 1-6 p.m. Friday (wwwdavwalley.com)
June 28-30: Youngsville Bicentennial celebration.
July/August: Just Add Water. Exhibition of works by Warren native / California watercolor artist, Anne Fallin, at Crary Art Gallery, 511 Market St., Warren (www.crarygallery.org)
July 4: 66th Annual July 4th Celebration.
July 8: Entry deadline for Elk Township Historical Society photo contest; opening reception on July 13 at 7 p.m.
July 12: Books Are Fun Sale, 7 a.m.-3 p.m. in the Warren General Hospital outpatient lobby. Benefits the WGH Auxiliary and its many programs
July 13: Elk Township Historical Society Open House, former Scandia School, 1-4 p.m.
July 18-20: All-American BBQ Festival and State Championship BBQ sponsored by Warren County Chamber of Business & Industry and Council on Tourism, www.wccbi.org.
July 20: Writers and Poets Open Read Night, Authors Books & Music 227 Liberty St., Warren, 6-8 p.m. (aspiring writers and poets invited to read their works for an audience; listeners also encouraged to attend).
July 25-28: Warren Players presents "Little Shop of Horrors," Library Theatre.
July 26-28: Rouse SummerFest, Rouse Campus, Youngsville, noon-8 p.m. each day, food and vendor fair, live music, carnival and more, open to the public, no admission fee.
July 27: DAV?Chapter 75 and Eagles Club #313 First Annual Carp Tournament, weigh-in at Eagles Club by 4 p.m.; register with DAV prior; www.davchapter75.com
July 28: Bicentennial Program, "The Underground Railroad - A Journey to Hope," with speaker Luella Krieger, Youngsville United Methodist Church, 3:30 p.m.
July 29-Aug. 9: Allegheny Center for the Arts Summer Arts Academy, 217 Liberty St., Warren, for ages 5 to 14, 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. Monday-Friday (variety of arts classes, acting, jewelry making, metalworking, painting, drawing, music lessons, language arts, creative writing, sculpture, photography, exercise) See www.alleghenycenterforthearts.com