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Photos submitted to Times Observer This Sunday, Feb. 16, at 3 p.m. at the First Methodist Church on Market St. in Warren, violinist Cody Hiller of the Warren Philharmonic invites Massachusetts-based violinist Eric Mrugala, left, to the stage. As part of the “Music for Two” Concert series Hiller introduced this year, the duo will perform Bach’s famous “Double Concerto” for two violins, Shostakovich’s haunting “5 Pieces for Two Violins and Piano,” the brilliant “Duo Concertante No. 2” by Charles DeBeriot, and the virtuosic “Navarra” Spanish Dance for two violins by Pablo de Sarasate. Admission will be free with a free-will donation taken at intermission.

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.

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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 classmates, spouses, and friends are welcome.

Warren Beekeepers

Photos submitted to Times Observer This Sunday, Feb. 16, at 3 p.m. at the First Methodist Church on Market St. in Warren, violinist Cody Hiller of the Warren Philharmonic invites Massachusetts-based violinist Eric Mrugala, left, to the stage. As part of the “Music for Two” Concert series Hiller introduced this year, the duo will perform Bach’s famous “Double Concerto” for two violins, Shostakovich’s haunting “5 Pieces for Two Violins and Piano,” the brilliant “Duo Concertante No. 2” by Charles DeBeriot, and the virtuosic “Navarra” Spanish Dance for two violins by Pablo de Sarasate. Admission will be free with a free-will donation taken at intermission.

The Warren Beekeepers will hold its first meeting of the year at 6:30 p.m. Monday, Feb. 17, at the Warren County Conservation District, 4000 Conewango Ave., at Hatch Run. Beekeepers and those interested in becoming beekeepers are encouraged to attend. Orders for bees will be taken at this meeting. Anyone with questions may contact Freda Pyles at 757-8162.

Holiday closing

The Warren-Forest Economic Opportunity Council will be closed Monday, Feb. 17, for President’s Day, and will reopen at 8 a.m. Tuesday, Feb. 18.

Allegheny Outdoor Club

The Allegheny Outdoor Club will be skiing and or hiking at Allegheny State Park on Sunday, Feb. 16. Those interested are asked to meet at the warming hut at the Summit at 1:30 p.m. Dennis Anderson is the leader and can be reached at (716) 969-9772 for any questions.

Walk to End Alzheimer’s Committee meeting

The first planning meeting for the 2020 Warren Walk to End Alzheimer’s Disease is scheduled for noon Tuesday, Feb. 18. Join us for a light lunch at the Targeted Pets Office at 1003 Pennsylvania Ave. W. (the old Struthers offices along the river) meeting room on the third floor. Use the rear entrance. The date for the Walk is Saturday, Sept. 26, at Betts Field.

Prospective team captains, individuals, sponsors, former committee members, volunteers, and any other interested persons are invited to attend this kickoff meeting. For more information about the Walk or the planning meeting, contact Jennifer Brownlee, Walk Manager, at (814) 456-9200, extension1809, or email jbrownlee@alz.org.

Caregivers’ Support Group meeting

The February meeting of the Caregivers Support Group will be held at noon on Monday, Feb. 17, at the Grace United Methodist Church, Wesley Parlor, 501 PA Ave. E., Warren.

Karen Lucks, administrator and director of nursing at Cambridge Warren, will be guest speaker, presenting information about the new Memory Care Unit at Cambridge. As always, this meeting is open to the public for anyone interested in learning more about Cambridge or about Alzheimers’ and other dementias in general. Time will be allotted for questions, concerns, and perusing resources that are available. Those attending are asked to enter the building via the elevator entrance from the parking lot. Attendees may bring bag lunches and/or beverages, if desired. For more information about the February meeting, call Linda at 726-1199.

2nd Harvest Produce Express

The 2nd Harvest Produce Express will be at the Otterbein United Methodist Church, 258 Dalrymple St, Pittsfield, on Tuesday, March 3. Food pick-up will begin promptly at 3:30 p.m. 2nd Harvest will be serving 100 families on a first-come, first-serve basis. No pre-registration is necessary. Volunteer workers are asked to arrive by 2 p.m.

Indivisible Warren

Indivisible Warren PA will hold its bimonthly meeting this Thursday, Feb. 13, at Emanuel Church of Christ (1710 Pennsylvania Ave. E., Warren), from 6:30 to 7:30 p.m. All are welcome. For more information on Indivisible, visit www.indivisible.org or www.indivisible.org/guide.

West Forest Elementary fundraiser

Gift Card Bingo and Senior Class Dinner will be held Friday, Feb. 21, at St. Anthony’s Church, Bridge St., Tionesta, benefitting the West Forest Elementary Honors Club’s trip to an amusement park.

Doors open at 4:30 p.m., dinner is from 5 to 7 p.m., and Bingo is at 6:30 p.m.

Dinner — pasta bar — is $8 for adults and $6 for students. Takeout is available.

Bingo — $5 for one card, $10 for three cards, with 15 games of Bingo. There are over $800 in total prizes.

For information, email dkennedy@forestareaschools.org.

Student to present

Renee Taylor will be speaking on her experience studying abroad in Cape Town, South Africa, at 2 p.m. Sunday, Feb. 23, at Saron Lutheran Church. The presentation will include photos and stories along with displays and a sample of desserts from Cape Town. There is no cost for the event.

VFW Post 8803

Tidioute VFW POST 8803/Servicemen’s Home Corp upcoming events/meetings include:

Friday, Feb. 14 — Valentine’s Dinner, 5 to 6 p.m., and Dance, 7 to 10 p.m.;

Monday, Feb. 17 — Chili cook-off ff signups begin;

Thursday, March 5 — BOD meeting at 5 p.m.;

Saturday, March 7 — Chili cook-off starts at noon. Auxiliary will be hosting a chinese raffle;

Sunday, March 8 — Men’s meetings at 9 and 9:30 a.m. (Nominations for three SH board members and all VFW positions);

Friday, March 13 — St. Patrick’s Dinner/Dance.

Conewango Speakeasy

Conewango Speakeasy, a fundraiser for the Conewango Creek Watershed Association, will be held from 4 to 8 p.m. Saturday, Feb. 29, at Warren Moose, 422 Pennsylvania Ave., W., Warren. Tickets are $25 per ticket or two for $40 through Feb, 16. After Feb. 16, tickets are $30 per ticket or two for $50.

The event includes food, fun, door prizes, music, and wine/beer/spirits tasting. Bring extra cash for a 50/50 and basket raffles. Costumes are recommended, but optional.

Go to www.conewangocreek.org for more information and to buy tickets.

Polka Sunday

The Slovenian Polka Boosters will meet from 2 to 5 p.m. Sunday, Feb. 16, at Ridgway Eagles with the Rex Taneri Band, Canfield, Ohio, performing. There will be music for all types of dancing, and the public is invited. For information, call John or Pat Moore at (814) 837-9218.

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