Sheffield Area News In Brief

Sheffield Rod

& Gun Club

The Sheffield Rod & Gun Club will be holding their kids fishing derby, on Sunday, May 4. The fishing will begin at 10 AM to 2 p.m. at the former St. Michael’s pavilion, located on the Tollgate Road in Sheffield. Hot dogs, pop and water will be available. Children 16 and under are to sign up for drawings that will be held every 15 minutes. Contact the Sheffield Road & Gun Club at 968-5426 if you have any questions.

Arbor Day

Friday, April 25, is Arbor Day in Sheffield Township and the township celebrates this day with the 5th grade class from Allegheny Valley Elementary School. This year’s program is being offered by the Jamestown Audubon Center and Sanctuary, which will present a program on the “Plight of the Blue Bird”. The students with the winning essays will be reading their essays and the township will be presented with its Tree City USA recognition for the 11th year. The Lions Club will offer a lunch for the students and the guests. This program begins at 11 a.m. at Memorial Park in Sheffield and the public is invited to attend.

Dual enrollment

Parents of Juniors and Seniors at Sheffield Area Middle Senior High School have been encouraged to attend an information meeting at SAMSHS on April 30 at 7 p.m. in Room C116 about the dual enrollment program being offered through St. Bonaventure University. If you are interested contact Dave Steffan, guidance counselor and RSVP by April 30 at 3 p.m. at 968-3720.

Hospitality Center

The menu for the week will be: Monday, Broccoli cheese soup or hamburger vegetable soup, homemade rolls and pie for dessert. Thursday will feature spaghetti and meatballs, tossed salad and breadsticks, birthday cake and ice cream. Friday’s fuffet features baked fish, homemade sweet rolls, among other goodies and cake and pudding for dessert.

Some of the highlights for the week include: Tuesday, chicken and biscuit dinner from 4:30-6:30 p.m., take outs available for a donation. The center would like to thank the 4-H young adults for helping serve, and Kelly for volunteering on her day off, and the many ‘volunteers’ for baking desserts, and mostly YOU for supporting us.

Janis Foust won the Easter basket worth over $225. Another basket raffle is planned for Thanksgiving.

The center will travel to Warren on Saturday for the presentation of “Scythian,” a five-member band which will be playing Irish, Celtic, Klezmer, and Gypsy music, infusing traditional music with modern day flavors. Individuals purchase the tickets and the center will provide the ride for 50 cents and pick you up at your door. If you would like to go to the Loretta Lynn concert at the Library theater on June 21, call the center, which will provide transportation.

Coming Events..

April 21st 7:30 PM the Sheffield Township Supervisors Meet at the Sheffield Hospitality Center

April 22nd Chicken Biscuit Dinner from 4:30 6:30 PM at the Sheffield Hospitality Center-donation only

May 3rd Sheffield Rotary Multiphasic Bloodscreening Call 1-800-565-9200 ext. 4570

St. Anthony’s Indoor Garage Sale from 9AM 3PM

May 4th – Sheffield Rod & Gun Fishing Derby at St. Michaels Pavilion Tollgate Road 10-2

May 5th 7:30 PM Sheffield Township Supervisor Meet at the Sheffield Hospitality Center

May 8th 7PM Municipal Authority Board of Directors Meeting at the Authority office

May 10th-NRA Dinner at Sheffield VFD

May 31st Women’s Outdoor Workshops at Chapmans Dam State Park

June 7th Sheffield Rotary Golf Scramble at Kane Country Club

June 14th Spring Clean UP day in Sheffield Township at the SAMSHS 7AM-2PM

June 19th -20th Sheffield Open in DuBois

July 14-18th Sheffield United Methodist Church Vacation Bible School

July 18th -20th Sheffield Alumni Association Weekend

August 17th -23rd SVFD Fireman’s Festival

September 20/21-Fire Police Hosting Meeting

October 10, 11, 12-Johnny Appleseed Festival

October 25th-SVFD Fall Craft Show

November 1-Annual Turkey Party at SVFD