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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 June 7:?Crary Art Gallery, “Introspection, Retrospection and a New Perspective,” closely observed romantic landscape paintings by Mikel Wintermantel, Copley Master artist from Allegany, N.Y., AND “Exploring Inside and Out,” works in collage, encaustic, and mixed media by Kane mother-daughter artists Merry Ryding and Drea Ryding, together for the first time in a duo exhibition.

June 6: Music in the Park sponsored by Northwest Savings Bank, “Harbor Knights” (Jimmy Buffett/island music), Soldiers & Sailors Park, Hickory St. at Pennsylvnaia Ave. W., Warren, 7-9 p.m.

June 7-8: Warren County Open Golf Tournament, Conewango Valley Country Club.

June 10: Warren County School District, last day of school for students.

June 9: Rededication of plaque at Washington Park, 11 a.m.?(rain date Tuesday).

June 11: Warren County School District, professional development days for teachers; no school for students.

June 11-July 30: Reading Wednesdsay each Wednesday, 10:15 a.m., Children’s Department, Warren Public Library. Stories, songs, crafts, games. Ages four to seven.

June 12-27: 25th Annual Warren County Summer Music School at Warren Area Elementary School; instruction in the arts (music, visual, theater, and dance) for students entering fifth grade through adults, 8:30 a.m.-12:15 p.m. weekdays; www.wcsms.org.

June 13: Music in the Park sponsored by Northwest Savings Bank, “Black John” (classic rock), Soldiers & Sailors Park, Hickory St. at Pennsylvnaia Ave. W., Warren, 7-9 p.m.

June 13: Warren County School District, commencement.

June 13-14: Pittsfield Sale Days, sales all through Pittsfield.

June 13-15: Allegheny 100 Hiking Challenge; hikers of any skill level traverse 100, 75, 50 or 25 miles in 50 hours. Those who pre-register will receive a membership in the NCTA, shuttle service and a T-shirt. (northcountrytrail.org/get-involved/special-events/ or email anf@northcountrytrail.org.

June 14: Stars & Stripes picnic in celebration of Flag Day, food, music by Ron Carrington and Touch of Gold, noon-2 p.m., Suites at Rouse, 615 Rouse Ave., Youngsville, free and open to the public.

June 14: Girls Victorian Ice Cream Social, Warren County Historical Society, 210 Fourth Ave., Warren. Crafts, games and ice cream, 1-4 p.m. $7 per child. Permission slip required. Register at 723-1795, email warrencountyhistory@aol.com

June 14: Cancer Benefit Spaghetti Dinner for Armida Allen, Youngsville Fire Hall, auction, 50-50, 4-8 p.m.

June 14: Open House, Elk Township Historical Society, 1-4 p.m.

June 14: Cruise In and Chicken Barbecue, Friendship Field, Pittsfield, sponsored by Garland Volunteer Fire Department, noon-?

June 16: Recycled Robots, 4-6 p.m., Children’s Department, Warren Public Library. Children of all ages will build robots out of recycled cans, nuts, bolts, bottle caps, etc. provided by the Library. Children can also bring their own materials. Robots will be displayed in Library until end of July. Particpants names entered into drawing for Amazon gift cards, which will be awarded at the end of July.

June 16-Aug. 4: Toddler Time each Monday, 10:30 a.m., Children’s Department, Warren Public Library. Stories, songs, crafts, creative play, ages 1 to 4.

June 19: Warren County Tales, Wilder Museum of Warren County History, 51 Erie Ave., Irvine. Storyteller Dave Wargo will feature tales from Warren County’s past, 6:30 p.m. Bring lawn chairs. Event will be moved indoors in the case of inclement weather.

June 19-21: Saint Joseph Annual Rummage Sale, 9 a.m.-5 p.m. Thursday and Friday, 9 a.m.-noon Saturday (items $1 a bag Saturday).

June 20: Music in the Park sponsored by Northwest Savings Bank, “Road Apple Ridge Band” (bluegrass), Soldiers & Sailors Park, Hickory St. at Pennsylvnaia Ave. W., Warren, 7-9 p.m.

June 21: Reading with the Dogs: Children of all ages can visit with and read to New Hope Assistance dogs in the Children’s Department, Warren Public Library, 11 a.m.

June 21: Writers and Poets Open Read Night, free, Authors Book Shop, 227 Liberty St., Warren. 6-8 p.m. Aspriring writers and poets are invited to read their works in front of an audience.

June 21: Flea Market at Chandlers Valley Community Center, 9250 Jackson Run Rd., 8 a.m. to 3 p.m. (489-3760).

June 21: 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.

June 21-July 19: Crary Art Gallery, “Three Friends – McConnor, McNickle, and Stewart,” exhibition of paintings by three prominent western Pennsylvania artists Sean McConnor, Thomas McNickle and James Stewart. Public opening reception and meet the artists, 6-8 p.m. Saturday, June 21 (closed Fourth of July)

June 22: Cherry Grove Old Home and Community Day, “Mystery Well” 132nd anniversary, 12:30 p.m., Cherry Grove Fire Hall, 6045 Cherry Grove Rd., Clarendon (726 – 2774)

June 22: Youth Field Day, Sheffield Rod & Gun Club.

June 24: Books Brought to Life: Librarian reads two stories then shows the same stories on short DVDs by Scholastic/Weston Woods, 10:30 a.m., Slater A, third floor, Warren Public Library.

June 26: Reading with the Dogs: Children of all ages can visit with and read to New Hope Assistance dogs in the Children’s Department, Warren Public Library, 6 p.m.

June 26: “Pops at the Fountain” with Warren Philharmonic and Warren Summer Music School students, downtown Warren, 5 p.m.

June 27: Music in the Park sponsored by Northwest Savings Bank, “Pete Pepke” (jazz), Soldiers & Sailors Park, Hickory St. at Pennsylvnaia Ave. W., Warren, 7-9 p.m.

June 27-July 5: Holiday Camping at the Warren County Fairgrounds (730-2890 or 730-4644)

June 28: Barnyard Classic 3-on-3 Basketball Tournament, Eisenhower High School (730-8669 or 706-1469)

June 28: First Annual Hooktown Holidays Fund-Raiser, Rummage Sale, Area Agency on Aging, 905 Fourth Ave., 9 a.m.-3 p.m.

June 28: The WGH Auxiliary will host its annual benefit dinner/dance outside under the big tent at Betts Park. Reduced price tickets for “Dancing Under the Stars” will go on sale in May.

June 29: 3-D Archery Shoot, Sheffield Rod & Gun Club.

June 29: Cruise In and Treasures and Trinkets Craft Fair, Warren County Fairgrounds, 10 a.m.-4 p.m.

July 3: Reading with the Dogs: Children of all ages can visit with and read to New Hope Assistance dogs in the Children’s Department, Warren Public Library, 6 p.m.

July 3: Liberty Rocks, Liberty St., downtown Warren.

July 4: Music by “American Ride” (country) as part of the Fourth of July Celebration, Betts Park, 7-10 p.m.

July 4-6: The Warren County 4th of July Organization presents the 67th Annual 4th of July Parade and Celebration with Bates Brothers Amusements at Betts Park; parade, festivities, concert on Friday; festivities, concert, gigantic fireworks display on Saturday; festivities, concert, laser show on Sunday (www.warrenpajuly4th.com).

July 5: Annual Fourth of July Firecracker Challenge on Saturday, July 5, 2013. 5K Trail Run and Walk at Chapman State Park; 7am registration and 9am race. For details and registration: warrenparuns.com or phone 688-0393.

July 7: Last day for Elk Tonwship Photo Contest Submissions.

July 10-11: WGH Auxiliary will sponsor a summer “Books Are Fun” sale, 7 a.m.-5 p.m., outpatient lobby of the hospital.

July 11: Music in the Park sponsored by Northwest Savings Bank, “Power Play” (classic rock), Soldiers & Sailors Park, Hickory St. at Pennsylvnaia Ave. W., Warren, 7-9 p.m.

July 12: Pat Shine Memorial Canoe and Kayak Race

July 12: Second annual Community SummerFest, free, craft and vendor fair; food; children’s area with bounce house, games, pony rides and petting zoo; live music (Russ Keyser, 11 a.m.; Larry Lewicki Polka Band, 1:30 p.m.; Ron Carrington “Touch of Gold,” 4:30 p.m.); chicken barbecue, noon-sold out; hot air balloon rides, Rouse Estate Campus, 6-8 p.m. (563-6465).

July 12: Open House, Elk Township Historical Society, 1-4 p.m., and Photo Contest Opening Reception, 7 p.m.

July 12: Third Annual Sarah J. Morrison Memorial Charity Run, 10 a.m.-10 p.m.

July 14-19: Scholastic Book Fair, Warren Public Library, Slater Room, third floor, 10 a.m.-7:30 p.m. Mon., Tue., Wed., Thu.; 10 a.m.-4:30 p.m. Fri.; and 10 a.m.-3:30 p.m. Sat.

July 17: Reading with the Dogs: Children of all ages can visit with and read to New Hope Assistance dogs in the Children’s Department, Warren Public Library, 6 p.m.

July 17-20: All American Barbecue Festival and Kansas City Barbecue Society Competition, Warren County Fairgrounds

July 18: Books Brought to Life: Librarian reads two stories then shows the same stories on short DVDs by Scholastic/Weston Woods, 10:30 a.m., Slater A, third floor, Warren Public Library.

July 18: Music in the Park sponsored by Northwest Savings Bank, “RnD Welling” (soft rock and country), Soldiers & Sailors Park, Hickory St. at Pennsylvnaia Ave. W., Warren, 7-9 p.m.

July 19: Reading with the Dogs: Children of all ages can visit with and read to New Hope Assistance dogs in the Children’s Department, Warren Public Library, 11 a.m.

July 19: Flea Market at Chandlers Valley Community Center, 9250 Jackson Run Rd., 8 a.m. to 3 p.m. (489-3760).

July 19: Writers and Poets Open Read Night, free, Authors Book Shop, 227 Liberty St., Warren. 6-8 p.m. Aspriring writers and poets are invited to read their works in front of an audience.

July 24-27: Warren Players presents Shakespeare’s “Macbeth,” Library Theatre, 8 p.m. July 24, 25 and 26 and 2 p.m. July 27.

July 25: Music in the Park sponsored by Northwest Savings Bank, “Touch of Gold” (variety), Soldiers & Sailors Park, Hickory St. at Pennsylvnaia Ave. W., Warren, 7-9 p.m.

July 26: Sugar Grove Sale Day.

July 27: 3-D Archery Shoot, Sheffield Rod & Gun Club.

July 29: Books Brought to Life: Librarian reads two stories then shows the same stories on short DVDs by Scholastic/Weston Woods, 10:30 a.m., Slater A, third floor, Warren Public Library.

Aug. 1: Music in the Park sponsored by Northwest Savings Bank, “Rustic Ramblers” (traditional country), Soldiers & Sailors Park, Hickory St. at Pennsylvnaia Ave. W., Warren, 7-9 p.m.

Aug. 1: Warren Festival of the Arts presents “You’ve Been Framed!”, Library Theatre, 7:30 p.m.

Aug. 2: Reading with the Dogs: Children of all ages can visit with and read to New Hope Assistance dogs in the Children’s Department, Warren Public Library, 11 a.m.

Aug. 2: 19th Annual Plesant Days, sales throughout Pleasant Township; open house and chikcen barbecue at Pleasant Fire Hall, 11 a.m.-?

Aug. 2-3: Civil War Sesquicentennial Remembrance Weekend hosted by Struthers Library Theatre, Warren County Historical Society, Warren Public Library and Warren Times Observer.

Aug. 5-9: Warren County Fair, Pittsfield.

Aug. 8: Music in the Park sponsored by Northwest Savings Bank, “Temple Grey” (soft rock), Soldiers & Sailors Park, Hickory St. at Pennsylvnaia Ave. W., Warren, 7-9 p.m.

Aug. 8-9: Crary Art Gallery workshop “Drawing the Portrait from Life,” hone your skill in portrait drawings with professional portraitist and former Crary exhibitor Luis Alvarez Roure, 5:30-9 p.m. Friday, 9 a.m.-4 p.m. Saturday.

Aug. 9: Open House, Elk Township Historical Society, 1-4 p.m.

Aug. 10: Kwik Fill Kinzua Classic Bike Race in the Allegheny National Forest; registration opens at 7:45 a.m.; race begins, 9 a.m. (723-1330)

Aug. 10: Crary Art Gallery demonstration: “Alla Prima Portrait Painting.” Watch as professional portraitist and former Crary exhibitor Luis Alvarez Roure demonstrates – free of charge – how to paint a portrait in one sitting. Take a chance to become the sitter, and you may walk home with the finished painting, noon-4 p.m.

Aug. 14-15: WGH Auxiliary will sponsor a scrub sale by “Erie Uniforms,” 7 a.m.-4 p.m., outpatient lobby of the hospital.

Aug. 15: Music in the Park sponsored by Northwest Savings Bank, “Barbara Jean” (jazz), Soldiers & Sailors Park, Hickory St. at Pennsylvnaia Ave. W., Warren, 7-9 p.m.

Aug. 16: Flea Market at Chandlers Valley Community Center, 9250 Jackson Run Rd., 8 a.m. to 3 p.m. (489-3760).

Aug. 16: Writers and Poets Open Read Night, free, Authors Book Shop, 227 Liberty St., Warren. 6-8 p.m. Aspriring writers and poets are invited to read their works in front of an audience.

Aug. 16-17: 9th Annual “A’maize’ing” Corn Festival, Youngsville’s Main Street downtown, sponsored by the Revitalization of Youngsville and the Borough of Youngsville, fun for the whole family: free wagon rides, corn on the cob, karaoke, bands, dancing in the street, parade, children’s games, chicken Barbecue, food court, fireworks sponsored by the Rouse, historical displays at the Wilder Museum, and more. Rain or shine. Most activities free or a small donation (Ron Young 563-4722).

Aug. 22: Music in the Park sponsored by Northwest Savings Bank, “Full House” (country), Soldiers & Sailors Park, Hickory St. at Pennsylvnaia Ave. W., Warren, 7-9 p.m.

Aug. 22-24: Kinzua Heritage Festival, noon to 7 p.m. Friday, 10 a.m. to 7 pm. Saturday, 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Sunday, 4047 Fox Hill, Akeley (757-5039)

Aug. 23: “Sportsmen’s Challenge Festival,” 10 a.m. to 3 p.m., people pull, pie baking contest and pie auction, judged photo contest, children’s games and events, a silent auction, lawn mower obstacle course, corn hole tournament, a pre-1965 farm tractor cruise in, crafters, food vendors, a flea market and more, Chandlers Valley, at ball field (489-3760).

Aug. 24: 3-D Archery Shoot, Sheffield Rod & Gun Club.

Aug. 28-31: Holiday Camping at the Warren County Fairgrounds (730-2890 or 730-4644)

Aug. 29: Music in the Park sponsored by Northwest Savings Bank, “Chaz” (classic rock), Soldiers & Sailors Park, Hickory St. at Pennsylvnaia Ave. W., Warren, 7-9 p.m.

Aug. 30-Sept. 28: Crary Art Gallery, “Wilderness at 50: Photographic Reflections on the Legacy of Tionesta Visionary Howard Zahniser,” large photographs of the nation’s wilderness areas by nationally prominent photographers Robert Glenn Ketchum, Craig Blacklock, Anthony Cook, Clyde Butcher, Marc Muench, Robbie George and others, celebrating the 50th anniversary of the Wilderness Act of 1964, authored by Howard Zahniser, a Tionesta native. Including the winner(s) of the Wilderness Photo Contest. Public opening reception, 6-9 p.m. Saturday, Aug. 30. Meet the photographers at 7 p.m. Gallery talk by former president of the Wilderness Society Bill Meadowsand Mathias Zahniser, son of the Wilderness Act author (open Labor Day).

Sept. 5: Music in the Park sponsored by Northwest Savings Bank, “Old Dawg Bluegrass,” Soldiers & Sailors Park, Hickory St. at Pennsylvnaia Ave. W., Warren, 7-9 p.m.

Sept. 6-7: Wildwind Festival, Warren County Fairgrounds, Pittsfield.

Sept. 9-10: WGH Auxiliary will sponsor a “Pittsburgh Sports” sale, 7 a.m.-4 p.m., outpatient lobby of the hospital. Items will be available for the Steelers, the Pirates & the Penguins.

Sept. 11: Elk Township Historical Society Annual Meeting, Scandia Community Center, 7 p.m.

Sept. 13: Open House, Elk Township Historical Society, 1-4 p.m.

Sept. 20: Flea Market at Chandlers Valley Community Center, 9250 Jackson Run Rd., 8 a.m. to 3 p.m. (489-3760).

Sept. 20: Writers and Poets Open Read Night, free, Authors Book Shop, 227 Liberty St., Warren. 6-8 p.m. Aspriring writers and poets are invited to read their works in front of an audience.

Sept. 21: 3-D Archery Shoot, Sheffield Rod & Gun Club.

Sept. 27: Alzheimer’s Walk , Betts Park, Warren.

Sept. 27: Grand Fondo of the Alleghenies Bike Event.

Oct. 4: Yankee Bush Productions presents “A Tribute to Jim Croce” by John Reno and Brett Gambino, Library Theatre, Warren, 8 p.m. (489-3110)

Oct. 11: Open House, Elk Township Historical Society, 1-4 p.m.

Oct. 18-Nov. 8: Crary Art Gallery, “Family Jewels,” still life paintings – with twists – by Lisa Ficarelli-Halpern (great-grand-daughter-in-law of gallery namesake Clare Crary) along with a selection of paintings by gallery founder Genevieve “Gene” Walker Crary (wife of Clare Crary). Public opening reception, 6-8 p.m.Saturday, Oct. 18. Meet the artist/gallery talk, 7 p.m.

Oct. 18: Writers and Poets Open Read Night, free, Authors Book Shop, 227 Liberty St., Warren. 6-8 p.m. Aspriring writers and poets are invited to read their works in front of an audience.

Oct. 23: “Triple Bloom,” educational seminar sponsored by Warren Garden Club, Warren Holiday Inn. Bill Rose will provide techniques for staying mentally sharp; Bill Bushnell and Dan Ristau will share floral design and gardening tips, continental breakfast, 9 a.m.; program, 10 a.m.; lunch, raffle, favors and fun (563-7112, 563-4060).

Oct. 26: Sasquatch 5K Trail Run and Walk, Chapman State Park; 7 a.m. registration and 8:30am race. For details and registration: warrenparuns.com or phone 688-0393.

Nov. 1: Yankee Bush Productions presents Green River’s “Tribute to Creedence Clearwater Revival (CCR),” Library Theatre, Warren, 8 p.m. (489-3110)

Nov. 3: Christmas Open House at the WGH Window Box, 8 a.m.-4 p.m. Refreshments will be served in the hospital caf.

Nov. 4: Election Day Open House, Elk Township Historical Society.

Nov. 14-30: Crary Art Gallery, “Warren Art League Presents” works by local artists in various media. Opening, 6-8 p.m. Friday Nov. 14

Nov. 15: Writers and Poets Open Read Night, free, Authors Book Shop, 227 Liberty St., Warren. 6-8 p.m. Aspriring writers and poets are invited to read their works in front of an audience.

Nov. 17-24: Operation Christmas Child accepting shoebox-size gifts to be sent around the world to bring God’s love to impoverished children, Pleasant Community Church, 673 Pleasant Dr. (723-7730)

Dec. 5: Christmas Parade and downtown Living Windows.

Dec. 6-29: Crary Art Gallery, “Double Vision: Canvas and Camera in County Cork,” paintings by Carol Henry teamed with photographs by Mark Evans, documenting shared time in Ireland. Public opening reception, 6-8 p.m. Saturday, Dec. 6; meet the artists/gallery talk 7 p.m.

Dec. 6: Elk Township Historical Society Community Christmas Dinner, 6 p.m.

Dec. 8-12: WGH Auxiliary will sponsor the annual Christmas Basket Raffle, outpatient lobby of the hospital. Ticket will be on sale Monday – Thursday, 7 a.m.-7 p.m.; Friday, 7 a.m.-noon (tickets will be counted and the drawing will take place at 2 p.m. Friday)