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Photo Submitted to Times Observer Warren County Dairy Royalty recently hosted the annual Dairy Farmer Dinner to recognize the county’s local dairy farmers with 45 farmers in attendance. See Briefs...

Farmer dinner

Warren County Dairy Royalty hosted the annual Dairy Farmer Dinner recently.

County Dairy Princess Elizabeth Lucks, her court, and the dairy committee held the appreciation dinner for county dairy farmers with a total of 45 in attendance. The dinner was started approximately eight years ago in order to honor the hardworking local dairy farmers

Although there have been dairy misses and maids the past two years, there was no princess to keep the tradition of the dinner alive, so Elizabeth set out to change that this year. The royalty prepared the meal and served the dairy farmers and their families. The cuisine was complete with milk punch, cheese and crackers, and was topped off with Texas sheet cake and apple pie with ice cream.

Fire police cancellations

The Fire Police meeting and awards banquet scheduled for Sunday, March 29, and the Advance Fire Police Class scheduled for April 18 and 19 have been cancelled do to the Coronavirus pandemic.

ACA postponements

Due to observing the social distancing due to the corona virus Allegheny Center for the Arts Mystery Dinner Theater at Brokenstraw Valley Winery on March 28 has been postponed.

Allegheny Center for the Arts has postponed current running classes and the spring class session to observe social distancing and keep our students, teachers and board members safe and healthy.

Woman’s Club closing

For the health and well-being of its members, staff, guests, and all their families, the Woman’s Club of Warren, 310 Market Street, is temporarily closing its facility and suspending all activities until further notice. Questions may be phoned in to 723-5910.

Polka Sunday

The Slovenian Polka Boosters events will be postponed until further notice.

Online learning and reading opportunities

While programs have ceased at the Warren Public Library during our current closure parents may want to access virtual story times at www.storylineonline.net; including the recommended When a Dragon Moves In.

To find a list of educational websites offering free subscriptions to continue learning during closures, go to www.kidsactivitiesblog.com. In addition to a list of free subscriptions there are also lists of screen free activities, links to virtual museum tours and many other ideas.

Library resources can be found at www.warrenlibrary.org. Click Recommended Sites followed by Power Library PA and then Power Kids to listen to fiction/nonfiction books and short videos on Bookflix and Trueflix. At some point, you will be prompted for your library card number and four digit password. You may also use your library card number and password to check out e-books and e-audio books; access these digital resources via the e-books box on the WPL website.

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