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 firstname.lastname@example.org.
August 17: Sheffield Fireman’s Festival.
August 17: Fly-fishing 101, Chapman State Park, 10 a.m. to noon. Join Gary Kell, the fly-fishing coach, for an introductory course into fly-fishing. Recommended, 12-and-up. (Amphitheater)
August 17: Fish Prints, Chapman State Park, 2 to 3 p.m. Learn about the ancient Chinese art of fish printing and then make your own using life-size rubber fish. (Beach concession)
August 17-18: 40th Annual Terry F. Ristau Memorial Industrial Softball Tournament, Betts Park.
August 17-18: 2019 Brokenstring Music Festival, Brokenstraw Fish & Game Club; An art and music festival featuring a variety of music styles including rock, metal, hip hop, punk, alternative, folk, jazz, instrumental, post-punk, indie-rock, electronic, and many others; 11 a.m. Saturday.
August 18: Doggy Dip, City Car Pool, noon to 2 p.m.
August 22: Doggie Dip, Brokenstraw Pool, 6 to 8 p.m.
August 23-25: Kinzua Heritage Festival, top of Fox Hill, Russell (kinzuaheritage.org).
August 23: Music in the Park, 7 p.m., Soldiers & Sailors Park, Warren.
August 24: Hooktown Holidays First Annual Chicken Bar-B-Que, 11:30 a.m. to 4 p.m. Lindell’s Hatch Patch. Tickets are available at Virg-Ann Flower Shop, Ekey Florist, Lindell’s Hatch Patch
August 24: North Warren Sales Day & Chicken BBQ, North Warren VFD, 11 a.m. until gone.
August 24: Ride for Nancy Dice Run. Sign up 10 a.m. to noon at RalphE’s Pub, $20 per driver/$15 per passenger. Free dinner after the ride at the Warren Eagles Club. Prizes, 50/50, and basket raffle. All proceeds benefit the New Hope Assistance Dogs – Veterans Division. This ride is open to all vehicles: motorcycles, cars, and trucks. Contact Tracey at 688-8364 or Jimmy at 688-3997.
September 6-8: REI Campout at Allegheny National Forest; 8 a.m. Sept. 6 to 5 p.m. Sept. 8, Dewdrop Campgroundhttps://www.rei.com/events/93208/rei-campout-at-allegheny-national-forest/253228#event-location-details
September 10: Susan B. Anthony Alive — Suffrage Centennial Program, 6:30 p.m., Struthers Library Theatre. Living history actor Christina Rausa will portray Susan B. Anthony, in honor of the 100th anniversary of the 19th Amendment. Free and open to the public. Presented by the Warren County Historical Society. Provided through a Zonta Club of Warren Community Grant.
September 10: Audubon new volunteer orientation, 10 a.m. to noon; Register by Sunday, Sept. 8. Contact Jennifer Schlick (email@example.com) with questions.
September 26: National Forge Exhibits & Open House, 6 to 8 p.m., Wilder Museum National Forge Exhibit Room. Refreshments provided. Free and open to the public.
September 28: Warren Area Walk to End Alzheimer’s Disease, Betts Park. Registration at 9 a.m., Opening Ceremony and program 10 a.m., Walk stepping off at 10:30 a.m.
October 13: Warren County’s Got Talent, hosted by Women’s Care Center of Warren. For registration/more information, call (814) 723-4357.
Tuesdays, Thursdays, Saturdays: Have You Visited the Book Cellar? In the lower level of the Warren Public Library. Selection of books for children, teens, and adults, plus DVDs & puzzles; priced from $.25- $4. Open Tuesdays and Thursdays from 5 to 7:30 p.m., Thursdays and Saturdays from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m., or whenever you see Sherm the Book Worm flying outside.