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Arts & Culture

Sounds like a good idea

It’s said that in times of crisis, you will always find the helpers. Nordland Music Studio in Youngsville is offering complimentary lessons for any musician looking to practice their skills and take advantage of the down-time. Being 37 weeks pregnant, Joanna Nordland, owner and teacher ...

4-H presents: Kiwanis Club joins for 32nd public speaking program

The Warren County 4-H program and the Kiwanis Club of Warren celebrated the 32nd year of helping 4-H members develop their public speaking skills on March 7. The annual Kiwanis 4-H Presentation program, held at a Penn State Extension Office, aims to build confidence in young speakers as they ...

Briefs…

Lenten services “In the midst of panic, chaos, and frustration, we reach out to you assuring you the church is here,” said Heidi Ketzko, First United Methodist Church. “However, in light of decisions made this week, many events are being cancelled to help stem the spread of the ...

Distinctive stamp

Chapman State Park will host a Simple Gifts Workshop and Concert on Friday, July 3, at its amphitheater. Two women plus ten instruments equals one good time, and you’re in for a very special treat. Karen Hirshon and Linda Littleton play a wide variety of ethnic folk music, and you’ll hear ...

Players’ production of ‘Inherit the Wind’ opens Thursday

Creation or evolution? Faith or freedom of thought? These are the issues on trial in one of the greatest courtroom dramatizations of the 20th Century, and on the docket for the next Warren Players’ production. “Inherit the Wind” takes the stage in the Mead Family Library Room of the ...

All about trains

Warren Philharmonic has an upcoming performance on March 15th at Holy Redeemer Roman Catholic Church, featuring classical music all about trains. We know trains are built for various reasons and purposes. However, music rarely comes to mind when you think of the topic. Musical Director ...

TO DO

The following is a list of upcoming local entertainment events. The Times Observer welcomes additions to the list that are of community interest. To add an event, email managing editor Jon Sitler at jsitler@timesobserver.com. March 7: Warren Woman's Club Usable Discards Sale; Saturday, March ...

WCCD issues photo contest

The Warren County Conservation District is looking for images of Warren County. The WCCD is hosting its inaugural photo contest. All photos must be taken in Warren County. The categories are: wildlife, barns, tree, and sunsets. Entrants may submit no more than two photos in each ...

Do You Hear the People Sing?

Photo submitted to Times Observer Warren Players presents “Do You Hear the People Sing?,” a musical medley of song selections from “Les Miserables.” Directed by Kevin Hunt, the choral production will be held at 7 p.m. Friday, Feb. 21, and Saturday, Feb. 22, at the First Presbyterian ...

Pinewood Derby racers have a need for speed

Cub Scouts from all over Warren County have been gathering for Pinewood Derby. The races are being held at Russell United Methodist Church, with three different qualifiers on Saturday and Pack 30’s races on Sunday. The cars may weigh no more than five ounces and are powered exclusively ...

Played out

Just because something is old, doesn’t always make it worth keeping. The wooden playground equipment at Beaty Playground will be removed next week, weather permitting. “We’re replacing the 40-year-old wooden structure,” Department of Public Works Superintendent Joe Reinke said. ...

‘Inherit the Wind’

Casting for the upcoming Warren Players production of “Inherit the Wind” has been announced by Director Mark Davis. This powerful courtroom drama will take the stage in the intimate Mead Family Library Room of the Struthers Library Theatre. Performances are March 12, 13 and 14 at 7 p.m. ...

Briefs…

Classes to lunch The Warren High School class of 1956 will meet for lunch at 1 p.m. Tuesday, Feb. 18, at Christie’s Downtown Pub and Grille. ——— The Youngsville High School class of 1963 will meet for lunch at 12:30 p.m. Wednesday, Feb. 19, at the Youngsville American Legion. All ...

DAR announces essay contest

A local social group is looking to expand the historical awareness of students in the area. And they’ve attached a cash prize to the effort. The Gen. Joseph Warren Chapter of the Daughters of the American Revolution and the Warren Suffragette Centennial Group are hosting an essay contest ...

Times Observer newsroom welcomes Kate Cataldo

Kate Cataldo lived in Warren through the third grade. Now, she’s back. After almost nine years in Pittsburgh, Cataldo is joining the editorial staff at the Times Observer. To add a little creativity. She brings vast experience in photography, having taken photographs for ...

Full voice

First Presbyterian Church is delighted to introduce Barbara McAfee to our wonderful community as this year’s special “Beating the Winter Blahs” guest. Barbara hails from Minneapolis, Min., where she lives across from the Mississippi River. She is a singer, songwriter, vocal coach, and ...

TO DO

The following is a list of upcoming local entertainment events. The Times Observer welcomes additions to the list that are of community interest. To add an event, email managing editor Jon Sitler at jsitler@timesobserver.com. February 1: Eagle Watch, Big Bend Recreation Area at Kinzua Dam, ...

Building suspense

For the next year, and the fourth year in a row, Warren schools will keep the Koehle Cup. It wasn’t just the Sawyer Mohney show, but the Warren Area High School senior played a key role in the competition and in the discussion after. The Koehle Cup is awarded to the team champion at the ...

St. Joes celebrates the nation

St. Joseph Catholic School is celebrating Catholic Schools Week — Learn, Serve, Lead, Succeed. “This week we recognize the important role that Catholic elementary and secondary schools across the country play in providing an educational and spiritual foundation for the success of their ...

Warren County Fair wins big at convention

The Warren County Fair enters the Pennsylvania State Association of County Fairs Convention (PSACF) for the seventh year in a row. Not only did the Warren Co. Fair win Best of Show for the second year in a row, they were also awarded first in traditional scrapbook, first on fair floor ...