TO DO: Coming events around Warren County …
The following is a list of upcoming local entertainment events. The Times Observer welcomes additions to the list that are of community interest. Club meetings and closed gatherings are not included. To add an event, call features editor Diana Paddock in the newsroom at 723-8200 by noon Monday.
Through March 29: Gene Walker Crary Hat & Clothing Exhibit on display; stunning dresses and gorgeous hats from the 1940s and 50s, Warren County Historical Society, 210 Fourth Ave., Warren.
Every Monday through April 29: Toddler Time, 10:30 a.m. in the Children’s Room at Warren Public Library. Includes stories, songs, craft and creative play. Geared towards ages 0-3, but all are welcome (no class April 8).
Through March 23: Figuratively Seeing. Paintings that explore the expressive nature of figures and faces, by James Russell May and Luis Alvarez Roure, Crary Art Gallery, 511 Market St., Warren (www.crarygallery.org)
Through March 26: “Safe Boating Course” sponsored by Kinzua Power Squadron, 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. each Tuesday, Allegheny Outfitters, 430 Pennsylvania Ave. E., Warren (726-1517)
March 14-15: Books Are Fun Sale, 7 a.m.-5 p.m. Thursday and 7 a.m.-3 p.m. Friday, Warren General Hospital outpatient lobby. Benefits the WGH Auxiliary and its many programs.
March 15: Valley Days “Spring for Spaghetti” dinner, raffle, basket, lottery tree, 4:30-7:30 p.m., Grand Valley Fire Hall (to benefit Valley Days)
March 15: Piano recital by Amber Shay Nicholson, First United Methodist Church, 200 Market St., Warren, 7:30 p.m.
March 15: Spaghetti Dinner and raffles sponsored by Valley Days Community Festival committee, Grand Valley Fire Hall, 4:30-7:30 p.m.
March 15: Food for Profit Penn State workshop, 9 a.m. to 4 p.m., Warren County Extension office, 100 Dillon Dr., Youngsville (registration by March 8, 563-9388. extension.psu.edu/food-safety/entrepreneurs
March 15: An Evening with Rita Coolidge, 8 p.m., Library Theatre (723-7231).
March 16: Chandlers Valley Community Center Auction, spring items, fresh food and produce, Utz chips, pepperoni and cheese, and more, 3 p.m.
March 16: Warren County Christian School Sports Boosters Spaghetti & Lasagna dinner, 4-7:30 p.m., cost by donation (reservations appreciated but not necessary, 563-4457).
March 16: Baby Shower for Pregnancy Support Center of Warren County, public invited to “gift” baby items (new and used), First Church of God, 1111 Madison Ave., Warren, refreshments served, 1-3 p.m.
March 16: Diane Kelly Memorial 5K Run and Fun Walk, Warren YMCA, 10 a.m.
March 16: Writers and Poets Open Read Night, Authors Books & Music 227 Liberty St., Warren, 6-8 p.m. (aspiring writers and poets invited to read their works for an audience; listeners also encouraged to attend).
March 17: Chicken & Biscuit Dinner, Grand Valley Fire Hall, 1 p.m.; donation; Chinese Auction.
March 17: Family Raffle Party, free admission, all you can eat chicken and biscuit dinner, doors open, 1 p.m.; dinner served, 2 p.m.; raffles; silent auction, 50-50, special games and prizes for children; Garland Community Center, 204 Extension Rd., Garland.
March 17: “From the British Isles and Beyond,” A concert by the Warren Philharmonic – 4 p.m., Holy Redeemer Church, Russell and Penna. Ave. East. For ticket information call 723-9110.
March 17: Cherry Grove Chili Fest, fire hall, 1-4 p.m. (688-5291).
March 17: Warren Concert Association, “De Pue Brothers Band – Weapons of Grass Construction,” Library Theatre, 7:30 p.m.(723-6505)
March 21: Warren County Historical Society presents “Warren County’s Railroad Depots” free program with Chase Putnam, Main Courtroom of the Warren County Court House, 6:30 p.m.
March 23: Adult Dance with a DJ, Grand Valley Fire Hall, 6 p.m.-midnight (BYOB).
March 24: Mna’Tri (Ann Mead, flute; Vicki Hanson, ‘cello; and Joan Eighmey, piano) in concert, First United Methodist Church, 200 Market St., Warren, 4 p.m.
March 28: Warren County School District, energy day, no school
March 29: Warren County School District, holiday, no school
March 30:?Easter Egg Hunt for ages 0-12, sponsored by Odd Fellows 339 and North Star 241, Betts Park, 1 p.m.
April 1-2: Warren County School District, energy days, no school
April 4-6: Warren County School District All-County Musical, “Singing in the Rain,” Library Theatre.
April 6: Cornhole Tournament to benefit Sheffield music programs, Sheffield Area High School, registration, 11 a.m.; practice, noon; competition, 1 p.m.; food available.
April 7: Sunday Sundaes at The Crossing, Hickroy St. at Pennsylvania Ave. W., Warren, ice cream sundaes for a donation, 6-8 p.m.
April 12: Deadline to apply for Community Foundation of Warren County Scholarships, 726-9553.
April 12: The Oak Ridge Boys concert, Library Theatre, 8 p.m. (723-7231).