New Castle News

August 17, 2011

COMMUNITY CALENDAR


New Castle News

NEW CASTLE — •Survive the Outdoors, 6:30 p.m. today, Kildoo picnic area, McConnell’s Mill State Park. Learn the basic skills necessary to survive outdoors.

•Labyrinth walk, 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. today, Villa Maria Community Center. In case of inclement weather, call (724) 964-8886 after 5 p.m. to see if the walk will be held. No registration.

•Family film night, “James and the Giant Peach,” dusk Friday, lawn of Hoyt Institute of Fine Arts, 124 E. Leasure Ave. Bring a lawn chair. The film will be shown in  Clen-Moore Presbyterian Church  in case of rain. (724) 652-2882 or website for updates.

•Grist mill clean-up day, 9 a.m. to noon Saturday. Volunteers needed for a variety of tasks, inside and outside. Bring work gloves and wear sturdy shoes. Meet at the mill. (724) 368-8811

•HRJA Jeep Rodeo, 10 a.m. Saturday, Pearson Park. Entertainment, vendors, Jeeps.

•New Wilmington Farmer’s Market, 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. Saturday,  Jameson parking lot on Market Street. (724) 946-5074

•Golf scramble, 8:45 a.m. Saturday. Proceeds benefit education and athletic programs at St. Vitus School. To register, call (724) 657-7733, (724) 456-9786 or (724) 651-9776.

•Gazebo Concert in Wampum, 7 to 8:30 p.m. Sunday featuring Allegheny Drifters. Bluegrass music. (724) 535-8866.

•Pearson Park Summer Music Series, 3 to 5 p.m. Sunday. Take a lawn chair (724) 652-8842

•Lawrence County Fairgrounds Farm Produce and Flea Market, 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. Aug. 24. (724) 654-7745.

•Friday Night Live at the Riverwalk, 6 to 9 p.m. Aug. 26, Riverwalk Park, East Washington Street. Doug McIltrot with Allies. (724) 654-8408

•New Wilmington Farmer’s Market, 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. Aug. 27, Jameson parking lot on Market Street. (724) 946-5074

•Memories Classic and Antique Car Cruise, 10 a.m. to 8 p.m. Aug. 28, downtown New Castle. Entertainment at Riverwalk Park.  Free registration for antique, classic and special interest cars starting at 10 a.m. (724) 652-8217

• A Taste of History: Dutch Oven Cooking, 2 to 4 p.m. Aug. 28, gristmill courtyard, McConnell’s Mill State Park. See Dutch oven cooking in action. Handicapped parking near mill.

•Pearson Park Summer Music Series, 3 to 5 p.m. Aug. 28. Red Coat Band. Take a chair. (724) 652-8842

•Lawrence County Fairgrounds Farm Produce and Flea Market, 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. Aug. 31. (724) 654-7745.

•New Wilmington Farmer’s Market, 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. Sept. 3, Jameson parking lot on Market Street. (724) 946-5074

•Lawrence County Fairgrounds Farm Produce and Flea Market, 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. Sept. 7. (724) 654-7745.

•United Way Day of Caring, Sept. 8. Volunteers are needed to participate. There will also be a special Sept. 11th recognition. Call the United Way of Lawrence County for more information at (724) 658-8528.

•New Wilmington Farmer’s Market, 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. Sept. 10, Jameson parking lot on Market Street. (724) 946-5074

•Lawrence County Fairgrounds Farm Produce and Flea Market, 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. Sept. 14. (724) 654-7745.

•100th Anniversary and Fall Open House, City Rescue Mission, 11:30 a.m. to 2 p.m. and 4 to 7 p.m. Sept. 16 and 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Sept. 17.Tours depart for the Sankey Center and Covenant House Shelter at 5 p.m. Sept. 16 and 11 a.m. Sept. 17.  (724) 652-4321

•New Wilmington Farmer’s Market, 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. Sept. 17, Jameson parking lot on Market Street. (724) 946-5074

•Storytelling festival, 3:30 to 7:30 p.m. Sept. 17, Ewing Park, Ellwood City. Free family friendly crafts, refreshments for purchase, horse-drawn trolley and storytelling performances. Ghost stories and bonfire too. (724) 758-6458

•Electronics, tires and more recycling event, 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. Sept. 17, Lawrence County Fairgrounds. Recycling for tires, applicance, electronics, paper, batteries, fluorescent lights. Fees apply. (724) 658-6925

•Celebrate Life Party at Silk Road Market, New Wilmington, 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Sept. 17. Celebrate your life with cupcakes and free silver charms for the first 42 people. (724) 946-8502

•Special Olympics Lawrence County 14th annual Golf Scramble, 9 a.m. Sept. 18, Mohawk Trails Golf Course. Registration starts at 8. Cost is $65 per person or $260 per team. Proceeds benefit Special Olympics Lawrence County. Call (724) 944-8266 or (724) 652-3919.

•A Walking Meditation: Awaken to Wisdom, 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. Sept. 21, Villa Maria Community Center. Guided meditation walk accompanied by Celtic harp. (724) 964-8886

•Lawrence County Fairgrounds Farm Produce and Flea Market, 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. Sept. 21. (724) 654-7745.

•Greek food festival, 4 a.m. to 9 p.m. Sept. 23, 11 a.m. to 9 p.m. Sept. 24 and 11 a.m. to 7 p.m. Sept. 25,  St. George Greek Orthodox Church, 315 W Englewood Ave. Free admission and charge for food. Proceeds benefit the church. (724) 658-7148

•New Wilmington Farmer’s Market, 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. Sept. 24, Jameson parking lot on Market Street. (724) 946-5074

•Witches Night Out, 5 to 9 p.m. Sept. 24, Volant. Shop, enjoy treats, enter Best Dressed Witch Contest Only for Ladies.

• McConnell's Mill 18th annual Heritage Festival, 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. Sept. 24 and 11 a.m. to 6 p.m. Sept. 25. Costumed vendors will display crafts. Bluegrass music and free tours of the mill will be offered. Civil war encampment. (724) 368-9320

•Lawrence County Polish Day, noon to 8 p.m. Sept. 25, Cascade Park pavilion. Polka dancing starts at 1:30. Ethnic foods, crafts and more. Admission: $12 (16 and under Free). Proceeds benefit American Polish Central Committee scholarship fund and other committee activities.

•Myers Flock and Fiber Farm’s second annual fall festival, 10 a.m. to 4 p.m.  Sept. 24 and 25, Enon Valley. Hay rides, a pick-your-own-pumpkin patch, professional face painting by a local artist and the opportunity to meet the alpacas up close and personal. Directions, more information: www.myersflockfiber. com/contact us.

•Lawrence County Fairgrounds Farm Produce and Flea Market, 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. Sept. 28. (724) 654-7745.