Kiwanis Blood Screening changes
The signup process for the 42nd annual Kiwanis Blood Screening, which is on schedule for Saturday, April 25, has changed. There will be no in-person signups. Signups will be taken by phone at (814) 406-9072 and online at www.kiwanisofwarrenpa.org.
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.
Class lunch cancelled
The YHS classes of 1964 and 1965 luncheon for Tuesday, March 24, is cancelled. We will plan on meeting again on April 28, health crisis permitting. For more information, contact Karen Barnett at (814) 664-7380.
Martz-Kohl Observatory cancellation
The Wednesday, March 18, presentation of “The Dance of Planets and the Galaxy” at the Martz-Kohl Observatory has been cancelled. Out of an abundance of caution, the observatory will remain closed until further notice.
The observatory can be contacted at (716) 569-3689. More information can be accessed at the observatory website, martzobservatory.org, or its Facebook page, Martz Observatory.
Antiques meeting cancelled
Due to the virus, the Warren Antiques Study Club’s meeting on March 23 has been cancelled.
Sheffield softball fundraiser PPD
The Sheffield softball fundraiser breakfast March 22 at the American Legion has been postponed.
Wellness Fair cancelled
The Wellness Fair on April 29 at Warren Area High School has been cancelled.
Scholarship deadline extended
Due to the shutdown of schools, libraries, clubs, bars, and other non-essential services and locations, the deadline for the 2020 Eagles Club of Warren scholarship applications has been extended until Friday, May 1, 2020. Applications for the next two weeks (until March 30 which is the projected state of reopening) may be picked up at Family Video at 609 Pennsylvania Ave. E.
Lenten services cancelled
All Thursday Lenten Services being held at First United Methodist Church have been cancelled through April 2
Winterfest meeting postponed
The March 26 Warren County Winterfest meeting has been postponed and the location — Warren County Visitor’s Bureau — is closed indefinitely to the public.
April COG cancelled
The April Council of Governments (COG) meeting, to have been held at the City of Warren, has been cancelled.
Murder Mystery postponed
The historical society’s murder mystery fundraiser on April 4 has been postponed.
Pancake supper postponed
The Akeley United Methodist Church has postponed its annual pancake supper originally scheduled for Saturday, March 28. Organizers hope to hold the event at a later date.