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.
Through July 6: "Collector's Choice," selected works from the Gerald Mead collection of art from Western New York including such artists as Burchfield, Cindy Sherman, Ad Reinhardt AND "Assemblages" by Gerald Mead, celebrated Buffalo artist, curator, and collector, Crary Art Gallery, 511 Market St., Warren (closed July 4; open until 5 p.m. on July 5-6). www.crarygallery.org
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 5: Music in the Park, "Taught by Nuns," variety, Soldiers & Sailors Park, Pennsylvania Ave. W. at Hickory St., Warren, sponsored by Northwest Savings Bank, 8 p.m.
July 7: Community-Wide Worship Service, an interdenominational Christian worship featuring combined church choir and combined church worship team, Struthers Library Theatre, 10 a.m.
July 8: Entry deadline for Elk Township Historical Society photo contest; opening reception on July 13 at 7 p.m.
July 8-13: Scholastic Book Fair, Slater Room, Warren Public Library, books for children, teens, adults.
July 9: "Dinah Saurus and Her Dinosaurs," 1 p.m., Slater Room, Warren Public Library. Dinosaur stories, songs, door prizes, digging for dinosaurs activity, take-home craft.
July 10: Clifford's 50th Birthday, 2 p.m., Slater Room, Warren Public Library. Visit with Clifford, listen to stories, enjoy birthday cake.
July 11: Dinah Saurus Scavenger Hunt, age 8-12, Warren Public Library, Slater Room, third floor. Dinah will provide children with golden eggs which contain clues that will help them locate books in the library. Successful participants will receive a free book, 1 p.m. Program limited to 36. Preregister in Children's Department or phone 723-4650.
July 11: Wilder Museum Chicken Barbecue, 4 to 8 p.m.; dinners served, 5 to 7 p.m., 51 Erie Avenue, Irvine (723-1795).
July 12: Music in the Park, "4 Jays," 50s and 60s, Soldiers & Sailors Park, Pennsylvania Ave. W. at Hickory St., Warren, sponsored by Northwest Savings Bank, 8 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: "Mr. Popper's Penguins," 11 a.m., Struthers Library Theatre. Free movie in conjunction with Flip, Jot and Flick program. Everyone welcome!
July 13: Y-Bar-U Saddle Club Fun Game Show, fun, prizes, camping available, Scandia (723-3048).
July 13: Elk Township Historical Society Open House, former Scandia School, 1-4 p.m.
July 16: Kelly Miller Circus sponsored by North Warren Volunteer Fire Department, Betts Park (tickets available June 3 at Thorne's BiLo, Ace Hardware and Howe's True Value).
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 19: Special member and proctors event; preview reception for Anne F. Fallin exhibition for Crary Art Gallery members and volunteers, featuring Ellen Paquette on harp. Invitation-only reception: Friday, July 19, 6-8 p.m., Crary Art Gallery, 511 Market St., Warren www.crarygallery.org