Briefs

Class to picnic

Warren High School Class of 1951 will have a picnic at noon Wednesday, July 9, at the North Warren Presbyterian Church Pavilion. Participants should take a tureen to share. Table service and beverage will be provided. Spouses and guests are welcome.

Auction Sunday

An auction will be held at Sheffield Fire Hall at 1 p.m. Sunday, June 22. Doors will open at noon.

Strawberry festival

The Annual Strawberry Festival will be held at Barnes United Methodist Church from 5 to 7 p.m. Thursday, June 26. The public is invited to come out and enjoy fellowship over a strawberry shortcake. Cost will be a donation. The Barnes Church is located a mile outside of Sheffield on Route 666.

Genealogists to meet at cemeteries

The Warren County Genealogical Society will meet Monday, June 23, at several Warren County cemeteries for their annual cemetery recording picnic. The event will begin at the Maultby Cemetery in Grand Valley (32 miles west of Warren on Rt. 27. In Grand Valley, turn right onto Main and then left onto Wood Street and then go straight until you come to the cemetery) at 4:15 p.m., and later proceed to the Loomis Cemetery, which is on Rt. 27 just past Grand Valley. Participants may take pencils, a clipboard, bug spray, items to make stone reading easier (like a whisk broom, water spray bottle, mirror, and divining rods), a lawn chair, and their own food and drinks. Car-pooling will be available at First Lutheran Church parking lot in Warren at 3 p.m. The society welcomes anyone interested in family history and research. Call 726-9817 for additional information.

Free Bike Rodeo

The Warren Alliance Church, 278 Kinzua Rd., will host a free Bike Rodeo at 7 p.m. Friday, June 20. Children are invited for free, hands-on bike riding activities to teach and promote bike safety. Members of Bike and Build will do a safety check, discuss road safety and lead obstacle course competitions for the children. Participants should take their own bike and helmet to participate.

Spark Reaction

Spark a Reaction is a series of weekly programs that are a part of the Teen/Tween Summer Reading Program. These events are held every Wednesday at 1 p.m. in the study room on the first floor of the library. The Spark a Reaction event for Wednesday, June 25, will be “Artistic Expression: Controversial Musicians.” Pre-registration is available, call 723-4650, but walk-ins are welcome. Adults are also welcome to attend these programs.

Crafty Tuesday

Crafty Tuesdays will be held every Tuesday at 2 p.m. in the Slater Room. Teens, tweens and adults are invited to attend these activities. On June 24 participants will have the opportunity to learn the craft of paper embroidery. Once you learn the skill you can make an unlimited number of cards, wall decorations, etc. While reservations are appreciated to ensure that enough materials are available, walk-ins are generally welcome. Call the library at 723-4650 to make a reservation or to ask a question.