Briefs

Concert canceled

The Ron Brewer concert planned at Chandlers Valley United Methodist Church today, May 28, has been canceled.

ABATE to attend rally in Harrisburg

According to the Pennsylvania Warren County Chapter of ABATE, Alliance of Bikers Aimed Towards Education, a nationwide motorcycle advocacy and safety organization, the annual Motorcyclist Rights Rally will be held in Harrisburg on June 2. The rally will begin at noon at the capital in Harrisburg. Call for further information at (814) 779-3033.

AOC on the move

On Wednesday, May 28, the Allegheny Outdoor Club (AOC) will ride bikes in Oil Creek State Park. Participants will meet at the Youngsville True Value on Railroad Street at 1 p.m. or at Oil Creek State Park Petroleum Center at 2 p.m., ride bikes to Drakes Well and return for a total of 20 miles. There will be a stop for dinner in Pleasantville. For more information, call Pat Spicer at 757-8331.

On Saturday, May 31, the AOC will ride bikes on the Mt. Alton-Mt. Jewett Loop. Participants will meet at the Bradford Regional Airport at 1 p.m. (Lunch is not available there on Saturdays.) The group will bike to Mt. Jewett for snacks, stop at Kinzua Bridge State Park then return to the airport for dinner at the Runway Restaurant. For more information, call Pat Shinaberger at (814) 598-4590.

Child care training offered

The Warren County 4-H program will offer summer programming to child care facilities working with school aged youths starting June 23. The 4-H summer schedule is based on weekly themed activities focused on agriculture. Hands-on activities will have youth exploring common ingredients found in daily snacks and treats that are essential in agriculture. Participants will look at the importance of safety on the farm and solve issues related to scope and size of equipment used in large scale agriculture. The 4-H summer program will run through Aug. 1. For more information, contact Jennifer Grooms at the Penn State Extension Office in Warren County at 563-9388. The 4-H program is a youth development program of Penn State Cooperative Extension. It is open to all youth between the ages of 8 and 19.

Greenhouse plant sale this week

The Allegheny Community Greenhouse, located on the Warren State Hospital grounds, will conclude its plant sale this Friday and Saturday from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. both days. All plants will be discounted. There are beefsteak, heirloom and Roma tomatoes, sweet and hot peppers, eggplant, melon, cucumbers, Brussell sprouts, broccoli, eggplant, and kale for fruit and vegetable plants. Flowers include red salvia, asters, Cannas and a few marigolds, as well as ferns and other house plants. All proceeds will benefit the Warren State Hospital Indigent Patient Fund. The greenhouse is coordinated by volunteers under the umbrella of Experience, Inc’s RSVP program. For more information, call Sue Himes at the Allegheny Community Center at 723-3237.

Dice Run June 8

A dice run will be held Sunday, June 8, with registration from 11 a.m. to noon, leaving from Youngsville American Legion, rain or shine. The run is open to the public; all registered vehicles are welcome. Proceeds will benefit the Youngsville Legion Riders which donates to many Warren County based foundations.

Polka Sunday

The Slovenian Polka Boosters will dance from 2 to 6 p.m. Sunday, June 1, at the Maple Inn, Rt. 46, Crosby. Dick Tady DTO of Springdale will provide music for all types of dancing. The public is invited. For information, call Paul Leofsky at 563-7516.