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CHESS CLUB meets every Tuesday from 4-5:30 PM at the Ford City Library. It’s open to all ages. Bring your own board/pieces or use ours.
JEWELRY BASH Spring jewelry bash will be held Sunday April 22 at Kittanning TWP Fire hall. Doors Open at 1:30pm. Drawings will begin at 2pm. Cost of tickets is $5. Food and beverages provided. For more info call 724-545-9014. Proceeds benefit Kittanning Township Fire Dept.
VOAD MEETING – Volunteer Organizations Active in Disaster (VOAD) will meet on Tuesday, April 24, 7:00 PM at the Belmont Complex. The purpose of this meeting is to introduce the VOAD structure (local, state, & national) & purpose and to consider the possibility of forming a local chapter. This appears to help us as churches to fulfill our goal of responding to a local emergency/catastrophe in as helpful a way as possible. This is more than a church meeting, as invitations are being extended to other organizations that would potentially be active in response to emergencies. If you and/or additional church representatives plan to attend, please let me know as soon as you can so that we can provide attendance info to the Belmont Complex. Email: email@example.com
AMERICAN GIRL TEA Saturday April 28, 11AM-1PM St Lawrence Church’s Hall Cadogan. Tickets $10 donation per person. Inviting young ladies Kindergarten to 6th grade. Event features Tenney, a Country Western singer & songwriter. With reservations, girls will receive Tenney, the book and ticket. The luncheon will include croissant sandwiches, veggies, cookies, scones, lemonade, and tea. All attending will have a chance to win the American Girl Doll, Tenney. For reservations call Divine Redeemer School 724-763-3761 (between 8AM-3PM) or Joan Moore 724-763-9773.
SPRING GARAGE SALE – Saturday, April 28 from 8AM-2PM at the Kittanning Township Fire Hall. Food and baked good will also be available. Benefit United Rockville Lutheran Church.
BLOOD DRIVE Harvest Community Church is hosting a Central Blood Bank Blood Drive on Tuesday, May 1 from 1-6pm. Schedule your appointment at http://www.centralbloodbank.org/ using Group Code: G0450037 or call the church office at 724-548-5643. Walk-ins are also welcome. Harvest Community Church is located at 143 Reed Road, Kittanning. Visit us at harvestpa.org
DAY OF PRAYER There will be a National Day of Prayer event at the steps of the courthouse in Kittanning on Thursday, May 3, at 7:00AM. In the event of rain, it will be moved to the First Baptist Church of Kittanning at 334 Arch St, Kittanning.
CRAFT SHOW – Saturday, May 5, 10AM-3PM, Center Hill Church of the Brethren Fellowship Hall in North Buffalo Township. Call 724-548-7226 for info.
INDOOR YARD SALE Grace Presbyterian Church, 150 North Jefferson Street in Kittanning, will hold its GREAT ANNUAL INDOOR YARD SALE with free admission on Saturday May 5, 8am-2pm. A pre-sale for $3.00 admission donation will be held Friday May 4, 6-8pm. Something for everyone! All treasures, no trash! Proceeds benefit local outreach missions. For more information, contact 724 548 5609.
BOOK AND TREASURE SHOPPE Saturday May 5, 9AM-4PM at St. Emma Monastery, 1001 Harvey Avenue, Greensburg. Food provided by Passion Bakery and Catering Food Truck. Please also visit our Catholic Gift and Book Store and the outdoor shrines and chapels. Confessions 1PM-2PM. Directions at www.stemma.org
RALLY IN THE VALLEY Rally in the Valley – Sunday, May 6th at 6pm at Harvest Community Church – Freeport Campus (407 Freeport Road, Freeport). Rally in the Valley is a youth event for students in grades 7-12. Our goal, as disciples of Jesus Christ, is to equip and motivate youth to walk with Jesus, build a relationship with other youth ministries, and seek the lost. Rally in the Valley will be a night jam-packed with a gospel message, great music, and of course, pizza. It’s completely free, so come join us! For more information, visit www.harvestpa.org or call the church office at 724-295-9777
CASUAL CHURCH – Manorville United Methodist Church will hold “Casual Church” on Wednesday, May 9 at 6PM. The Speaker and Musician: Lay speaker and talented singer and guitarist Bruce Shaffer. It’s a more informal worship in a relaxed setting. We will meet, greet and eat in our church basement. There is no need to dress up. You will get to know other people in your community who love God or are seeking a closer relationship with God. Our theme for this year is the Beatitudes, simple rules for successful living that Jesus shared at the Sermon on the Mount. There will be plenty to do and enjoy for young and old alike. Food will be provided of Sloppy Joes, Macaroni Salad, Baked beans, dessert and beverages.
FLEA MARKET – Saturday, May 12, 7AM-??? Center Hill Church of the Brethren Fellowship Hall in North Buffalo Township. Call 724-548-7226 for info.
PITTSBURGH STEELERS BASKETBALL TEAM – The Steelers are bringing a team to our school consisting of current and former players. The Girls Basketball Boosters are putting a team together consisting of Administration, Teachers and some local Dignitaries for a special fundraising event on May12th at 8PM at Armstrong High School. Tickets are $7.00 and are also available at the door the night of the event along with raffles of autographed Steelers items, 50/50 drawing, and a food concession stand. Advance tickets available at 700 Shop, Hiland Pharmacy, or Teri’s Styling Shop.
TRAIL FUN DAY – Saturday, June 2, marks the 7th Annual Armstrong Trail Fun Day (formerly Eat, Play & Ride) hosted by the Armstrong Rails to Trails Association (ARTA) and the Allegheny Valley Land Trust (AVLT) from 9AM until 4PM. This fundraising bike-hike-run event coincides with the 50th anniversary of National Trail Day! Tons of activities is fun for all ages with Event T-Shirt and lunch provided for registered paid participants. Go to their website or Facebook page for more information and to registration at www.armstrongrailstotrails.org or Armstrong Rails to Trails Facebook page.
VACATION BIBLE SCHOOL at St.Luke’s United Church of Christ in Kittanning is scheduled for June 25 thru 29, from 6-8 PM.
FORD CITY COMMUNITY PICNIC at Kennywood Park will be Saturday, July 21. Fun Day passes will be $25 and will be available in early May at Klingensmith’s Drug Stores in Ford City, Kittanning and West Kittanning. Fun Day passes can be used on any operating day at Kennywood Park.