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

Through 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.

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: Five and Dime Sale sponsored by Friends of the Warren County Historical Society. The front lawn of the society, 210 Fourth Ave., Warren, will be filled with odds and ends donated for the purpose of this charity, snacks will be available, 8 a.m.-2 p.m.

July 25: Music in the Park sponsored by Northwest Savings Bank, “Touch of Gold” (variety), Soldiers & Sailors Park, Hickory St. at Pennsylvania 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 Pennsylvania 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: WWII Reenactment at Tidioute.

Aug. 2: 19th Annual Pleasant Days, sales throughout Pleasant Township; open house and chicken 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 Pennsylvania 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 Pennsylvania 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. Aspiring 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. 17: Sheffield Volunteer Fire Department? Car Show, Chicken Barbecue.

Aug. 22: Music in the Park sponsored by Northwest Savings Bank, “Full House” (country), Soldiers & Sailors Park, Hickory St. at Pennsylvania 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: Sheffield Volunteer Fire Department? Parade, 4 p.m.

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 Pennsylvania 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 Meadows and Mathias Zahniser, son of the Wilderness Act author (open Labor Day).

Aug. 31: Tidioute Fishing Tournament benefit turkey party, Tidioute Fire Hall, doors open, 6:30 p.m.; raffles start, 7:30 p.m.

Sept. 5: Music in the Park sponsored by Northwest Savings Bank, “Old Dawg Bluegrass,” Soldiers & Sailors Park, Hickory St. at Pennsylvania 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: Y-Bar-U Saddle Club, Scandia, Fall Fun Game Show, prizes, camping, 3 p.m. (968-5834)

Sept. 20: Writers and Poets Open Read Night, free, Authors Book Shop, 227 Liberty St., Warren. 6-8 p.m. Aspiring 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. 25-27: Youngsville High School Alumni Weekend with homecoming parade and bonfire Thursday, homecoming game Friday, breakfast and dinner Saturday?(489-3535).

Sept. 27: Tidioute Fishing Tournament Parade, 1 p.m.

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

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

Sept. 27: Warren General Hospital Auxiliary sponsored Dice Run for vehicles of all types at Eagles Club in Warren. Dinner to follow.

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. Aspiring 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. 2: Hospice of Warren County Annual Memorial Service.

Nov. 2: Tidioute Fishing Tournament Auction, Buccardo’s Restaurant, Tidioute, doors open, 2 p.m.; auction, 3 p.m.

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. 9: Auction, Clarendon Fire Hall, doors open, noon; auction, 1 p.m. (bring your own chair).

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. Aspiring 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. 7: Tidioute Fishing Tournament Auction, Buccardo’s Restaurant, Tidioute, doors open, 2 p.m.; auction, 3 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)