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 Dec. 9: Toddler Time, 10:30 a.m. each Monday, Warren Public Library Children’s Department, ages 1 to 4, stories, songs, crafts, creative play. Preregistration not required.
Through Nov. 15: Pennsylvania Watercolor Society 34th Annual International Juried Exhibition, Crary Art Gallery, 511 Market St., Warren “http://www.crarygallery.org”>www.crarygallery.org
Oct. 24-25: Books Are Fun Sale, 7 a.m.-5 p.m. Thursday and 7 a.m.-3 p.m. Friday in the Warren General Hospital outpatient lobby. Benefits the WGH Auxiliary and its many programs
Oct 24-26: Warren Public Library Book Clearance Sale, Slater Room of the library.
Oct. 25: 2012 American Idol Finalist Colton Dixon sponsored by the DeFrees Family Memorial Fund (his song, “Never Gone,” debuted #1 on the Christian Digital Songs and the Christian/Gospel Digital Songs charts). Opening Act: Good Little Giants, a musical venture with three accomplished musicians, Scott Phillips, Shane Maze, and Kira Spencer, each lending unique style and experience to the band, Library Theatre, 723-7231, 8 p.m.
Oct. 26: Open house at Stillwater Lodge 547, Masons, hot dogs, cider, candy for children, Youngsville (behind Agway), 11 a.m.-2 p.m.
Oct. 26: Indoor Garage and Bake Sale, Sugar Grove Fire Hall, 9 a.m.-3 p.m.
Oct. 26: “Free For All,” free clothes, toys, household items, books, puzzles and more, sponsored by Alliance Women, Warren Alliance Church, 278 Kinzua Rd., Warren, 9 a.m.-2 p.m.
Oct. 26: PNC?Bank Trail of Treats, children 12 and younger trick-or-treat in a safe, indoor environment, proceeds benefit the Achievement Center, Warren Mall, 11:30 a.m.-2 p.m.
Oct. 26: Rouse Make & Take Day, Rouse Home, 701 Rouse Ave., 9 a.m.-3 p.m. Learn to make a variety of new crafts, then take them home with you!
Oct. 27: “I Stand for Life” National Community Baby Shower Day to benefit the Pregnancy Support Center of Warren County. Collecting money, baby items, including clothing sizes newborn through 9 months, toiletries and bathing products, to be distributed to families in need throughout Warren County, donations can be taken to Griswold Special Care (across from CVS on Market Street), noon-6 p.m.(www.istandforlife.org).
Oct. 27-28: Community Pumpkin Carving Contest, Rouse Home, 701 Rouse Ave., Youngsville. www.rouse.org.
Oct. 28: “Macbeth,” Library Theatre, 7 p.m. (723-7231).
Oct. 31: “Fall Harvest Festival,” carnival games, food, balloons, fun (kids may come in costume), Calvary Chapel, 8160 Market St., Russell, 6-8 p.m.
Nov. 2: Yankee Bush Productions presents “A Tribute to Creedence Clearwater Revival” by Green River, Struthers Library Theatre, Warren, 8 p.m. (489-3110).
Nov. 2: Holiday auction, First Church of God, 1111 Madison Ave., Warren, refreshments, browsing, 10-11 a.m. and auction, 11 a.m.-1 p.m.
Nov. 2: Warren Players presents a Holiday Extravaganza to raise funds and awareness, TAWC bus garage, Clark St., Warren, 10 a.m.-4 p.m. (726-1081).
Nov. 3: Truck Load Auction with special Christmas gift items, wholesale food, Garland Community Center, 204 Extension Rd., Garland, doors open, noon; auction begins, 1 p.m.
Nov. 4: Window Box Christmas Open House at Warren General Hospital.
Nov. 4: Book Bingo for Kids, 6 p.m., Warren Public Library Children’s Department, ages four to seven, children under four welcome with help from parent. Children learn to listen, learn, play as they mark bingo card in conjunction with stories read. Prizes for winners. Preregistration not required.
Nov. 5: Elk Township Historical Society Election Day Open House, former Scandia School, 10 a.m.-7 p.m.
Nov. 9: Non-alcoholic Family Turkey Party, Watson Grange Hall on Route 337 between Warren and Tidioute. Doors open, 6 p.m.
Nov 9: Pleasant Volunteer Fire Department Annual Turkey Party and Gun Raffle, 40 Fuller Ave., free admission with gun ticket, doors open, 6 p.m.; raffles start, 7 p.m.
Nov. 9: Hall of Fame speaker Jeanne Robertson, family comedy sponsored by the Holiday Inn / Hampton Inn & Suites, Library Theatre, 723-7231, 8 p.m.
Nov. 9: Craft show sponsored by Russell Volunteer Fire Department Auxiliary, at fire hall, 10 a.m.-3 p.m.
Nov. 9-22: Ninth Annual Henry Rouse Permanent Collection Juried Art Show, Suites at Rouse, 615 Rouse Ave., Youngsville. www.rouse.org.
Nov. 15: Soups & Sweets, Grand Valley Fire Hall, 4:30-7:30 p.m.
Nov. 16: “What’s New for the Holidays” bazaar and lunch, Woman’s Club of Warren, 310 Market St., Warren, 9 a.m.-4 p.m.
Nov. 18-24: Operation Christmas Child National Collection Week, Pleasant Community Church, 673 Pleasant Dr., Warren. Send a shoe box gift of love to a needy child.
Nov. 23: Holiday Treasures Sale, new items, bake sale, $1 table for children only, Sugar Grove United Methodist Church, 10 a.m.-2 p.m.
Nov. 23: Winter Wonderland Craft Show, Youngsville Fire Hall, sponsored by Youngsville Volunteer Fire Department Auxiliary, 10 a.m.-4 p.m. (563-4042).
Nov. 24: Truck Load Auction with special Christmas gift items, wholesale food, Garland Community Center, 204 Extension Rd., Garland, doors open, noon; auction begins, 1 p.m.
Nov. 29-Dec. 1: Warren Players presents: “A Christmas Carol: the Musical” (Nov. 29, 30 at 7 p.m.; Nov. 30, Dec. 1 at 2 p.m.) directed by Jennifer Koebley and Charmaine Check. A lonely, greedy miser confronts the ghosts of his past, present and future, Library Theatre, 723-7231.
Dec. 2: Book Bingo for Kids, 6 p.m., Warren Public Library Children’s Department, ages four to seven, children under four welcome with help from parent. Children learn to listen, learn, play as they mark bingo card in conjunction with stories read. Prizes for winners. Preregistration not required.
Dec. 6: Christmas Memories with Youth Connection and ARTE, the musical theater classes from the Library Theatre sharing special Christmas memories, carol sing, 8 p.m., after the Christmas Walk, Library Theatre, 723-7231.
Dec. 7: “Ben Baia & the Big City Horns,” Warren Concert Association, Library Theatre, 7:30 p.m. (723-6505).
Dec. 7-21: “Through Irish Eyes,” retrospective show of works by local painting legend Irish Smith, featuring music by Madrigals. Public opening reception during downtown Warren’s Christmas Walk Friday, Dec. 6, 6-9 p.m. Crary Art Gallery, 511 Market St., Warren www.crarygallery.org
Dec. 8: Truck Load Auction with special Christmas gift items, wholesale food, Garland Community Center, 204 Extension Rd., Garland, doors open, noon; auction begins, 1 p.m.
Dec. 8: Grace Choir Concert, “A World Awaits,” 3:40 p.m., Grace United Methodist Church, 501 Pennsylvania Ave. E., Warren.
Dec. 9-13: Warren General Hospital Auxiliary Annual Basket Contest.
Jan. 5-25: “Nostalgia Revisited,” classically detailed paintings of contemporary decay and decline by Corning, N.Y., painter David Higgins, Crary Art Gallery, 511 Market St., Warren www.crarygallery.org (public opening reception Saturday, Jan. 4, 6-8 p.m., meet the artist)
Jan. 31: Rouse Home Benefit, Sean Patrick McGraw concert, Library Theatre, 7 p.m.
Feb. 13-16: Warren Players presents: “Barefoot in the Park” (Feb. 13, 14 and 15 at 8 p.m.; Feb. 16 at 2 p.m.), directed by Corey Gordon. A romantic story of newlyweds in NYC, Library Theatre, 723-7231.
Feb. 18-20: Tuesday: Anti-bullying program by Brent Scarpo, “Why Do You Hate Me?” – two assemblies/after school teacher workshop; Wednesday: noon – Keynote at Rotary Club; Thursday: Parent Night Evening Presentation WAHS Auditorium
Feb. 23: Michael Bolton in concert, sponsored by Kwik Fill / Country Fair. Bolton has sold more than 53 million albums worldwide, won two Grammys for best male vocalist and six American Music Awards, Library Theatre, 723-7231, 3 p.m.
March 6-9: Jack-in-the-Box Players presents Luigi Jannuzzi’s award winning collection of fast-paced comedic plays and monologues (March 6, 7, 8 at 7 p.m.; March 9 at 2 p.m.), directed by Ellen Paquette, Library Theatre, 723-7231.
March 15: Loretta Lynn in concert, sponsored by Northwest Savings Bank and Fox & Sons Excavating, LLC /Kinzua Wolf Run Marina. Country music legend, Loretta Lynn, has fashioned a body of work as artistically and commercially successful-and as culturally significant-as any female performer in American music. Loretta Lynn is one of the classic singers of country who ruled the charts for decades racking up more than 70 hits as a solo artist and a duet partner, Library Theatre, 723-7231, 8 p.m.
March 20-22: Warren County School District All-County Musical, “The Little Mermaid,” 7 p.m. Thursday, Friday and Saturday, 2 p.m. Saturday, Library Theatre.
March 29: “Scythian,” Warren Concert Association, Library Theatre, 7:30 p.m. (723-6505).
April 3-6: Warren Players presents: “Titanic: Tragedy & Trial Reader’s Theatre” (April 3, 4 5 at 8 p.m.; April 6 at 2 p.m.), directed by Kevin Hunt. WBFR Playhouse of the Air is back with this new live radio show, the story of that fateful night through the eyes of passengers and crew, Library Theatre, 723-7231.
April 12: Conewango Clippers barbershop concert, Library Theatre, 7:30 p.m.
April 25: “Music Through the Years” with Youth Connection and ARTE, a walk down memory lane through music, Library Theatre, 723-7231, 7:30 p.m.