BRIEFS…

Hike Sunday

On Sunday, Dec. 1, the Allegheny Outdoor Club will hike five miles in Cornplanter State Forest near Tionesta. Participants will meet at the state forest parking lot at 1:30 p.m. To get to the parking lot from Tionesta, drive across the Allegheny River then turn right and drive two miles north to Neiltown Road where you will turn right and continue for one mile to the parking lot on the left. For more information, call Charlene James at (814) 463-7394 or (814) 516-6595.

Pepke in Oil City

The Oil City Arts Council will present its annual Jack Rowley Christmas Dinner at 6 p.m. Saturday, Dec. 7, at the Oil City Days Inn. A buffet dinner is planned for 6:45 p.m., and the Tom Roberts New Orleans Mardi Gras Band featuring Pete Peke of Tidioute will play beginning at 8 p.m. For ticket information, call the Days Inn at 1 Seneca St., Oil City, at (814) 677-1221.

Dinner at Grace Church Thursday

A Thanksgiving Day dinner will be held at noon Thursday at Grace United Methodist Church, 501 Pennsylvania Avenue E. Warren. Come and join the church family for Thanksgiving dinner at noon on Thanksgiving Day. Anyone is invited; call 723-9440 by the end of the day Tuesday, Nov. 26, for reservations. The dinner is free and open to the public.