Sugar Grove Area News in Brief



AMVETS Turkey Party

The AMVETS Post 50 in Sugar Grove will be having it’s Annual Turkey Party on Sunday beginning at 2 p.m. The public is welcome to attend.

SGES Tailgate Day

The Sugar Grove Elementary School will hold a special Tailgate Lunch Day on Thursday, Oct. 31. The special guests will be our Seniors from the Eisenhower Knights Varsity Football team and Cheerleading Squad. They will be with us in the cafeteria for a special lunch of hot dogs and hamburgers and then parade around the block with us for the Halloween parade. The afternoon will be a time of Football games and activities with the 5th and 6th graders.

Indoor Garage Sale

The Sugar Grove Fire Department Indoor Garage Sale will be Saturday the firehall from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. If you would like to have a sale or rent a table for the event, the cost is $10 per table. For more information or to rent a spot as a vendor, you can contact Linda York at 489-7750.

Election Day

at the Library

It’s the 8th annual Soup, Dessert Election Day at the Library. Come to the Sugar Grove Free Library on Election Day Tuesday, Nov. 5. The library will be serving from 11 a.m.. until gone. There are both dine-in or carry-outs available. Soup will be served with bread or crackers and your choice of desserts and donated by hometown bakers. The cost is only a donation to the library with its thanks. If you’re interested in making soup or a dessert, contact the library at 489-7872.

Turkey party

The Sugar Grove Fire Department will be having its Annual Turkey Party on Friday, Nov. 1. Doors will open at 6 p.m.. There will be turkeys, hams, meat packs and more. Tickets will go on sale at the event for $5 cash prizes.

Trick-or-Treat Hours

The Sugar Grove Borough is planning their trick-or-treat hours for Thursday night Oct. 31st. All trick-or treaters may visit houses with porch lights on from 6 8 p.m.

Fall sports

As the Fall Sports season comes to an end and the winter season gets ready to begin, there are a couple of exciting match ups to check out.

The Knights Varsity Football Team travels to Youngsville to take on the Eagles tonight at 7 p.m. Come on down to Youngsville to support the team and the great year they are having.

Next Friday, Nov. 1, will be the final home game of the regular season with a game against Cameron County.

On Saturday, Oct. 26, the Knights Cross Country Team will travel to District 10 and then to states on Nov. 2.

On Monday, Oct. 28, the Junior Varsity Team will take on Youngsville in a home game beginning at 5 p.m. The girls Junior High Basketball Team will take on Oil City on Oct. 29 at 4 p.m. and on Saturday, Nov. 2, they will wrap up their season with a trip to the Slippery Rock Invitational starting at 9 a.m.

Book Club

The Sugar Grove Library Book Club will meet Oct. 28. The selection is The Short Nights of the Shadow Catcher by Timothy Egan. It is the non-fiction story of Edward Curtis, the renowned photographer who documented the saga of the American Indian. Pick up a copy on line or at the Library and then join in the fun for the book club discussion.

Knight Time Players

The Eisenhower Knight-time Players will present “The Best Christmas Pageant Ever” on Thursday, Friday and Saturday, Nov. 14, 15, 16, at 7 p.m. and Saturday, Nov. 16, at 2 p.m. The play, which includes children from pre-school to seniors, as well as one alumni, will be presented at the historic Struthers Library Theatre. Advance tickets are available in the Eisenhower Middle High School main office, from any cast member, and by calling 489-3744, or emailing All tickets will be $2 more at the door. The box office at the Library Theatre will be open Wednesday, Nov. 13, from 4 p.m. till 8 p.m., and advance tickets will be available then. This play, which is a great way to start the holiday season, revolves around a rag-tailed group of children called the Herdmans. They are dirty, rambunctious and not so nice sometimes. They hear there are refreshments at Sunday school, so they arrive just in time to take over the annual Christmas pageant. Full-price tickets will be available at the door the nights of the performances.

Food Pantry

The Second Harvest Mobile Food Pantry was held Saturday, Oct. 19, at the Sugar Grove Free Methodist Church. Thank you to all the volunteers who helped unload more than 18,000 pounds of food and supplies. The donations were distributed that day to the 240 families that were on hand.