INFORMATION CENTER

The Information Center appears in the Kittanning Paper on Page 2 daily and is featured daily on WTYM AM 1380 / FM 103.7 radio. It promotes events held by non-profit organizations only.

 

BINGO – Friday, February 22, in the Divine Redeemer School Cafeteria 714 Fourth Avenue, Ford City. Kitchen open at 6PM. Bingo starts at 7PM. All ages welcome. Twenty-five cents per card.

SPAGHETTI DINNER – all you can eat – on Saturday February 23, at St. John’s Lutheran Church in
Ford City from 4:00 p.m. to 7:00 pm. Adults $8.00. Children age 6 yrs. to 12 yrs. $4.00. Children under
6 yrs. free. Take outs available. Phone 724-763-9622.

THE OLDIES ARE BACK! Over The Hill Gang with DJ Steve Heffner are hosting an oldies dance at the Latin American Club on Saturday, Feb 23 from 8-11 PM.  Doors open at 7PM and the kitchen is open with a cash bar.  Cost is $10 person and there will be a lottery tree raffle.  Proceeds benefit the OTHG programs with the local high rises, senior facilities.  Tickets may be purchased ahead by calling Mitch at 724-763-9680 or Smoke at 724-763-1115.

500 BID CARD PARTY – Monday, February 25 at 1PM at the Kittanning Senior Center, Queen Street. Everyone over age 60 is welcome.

CLASS LUNCHEON – The Kittanning High School Class of 1960 will meet for a luncheon at the Villa Rosa, South Jefferson Street, Kittanning, on Wednesday, February 27, at 12 noon. Classmates, families, and friends are invited to attend. Contact Marie at  724-548-1919 or Gary at 724-548-2145 for more info.

SEEDLING SALE – The Indiana County Conservation District is hosting its first ever tree seedling sale! Bundles of 5 tree seedlings are $10. Tree shelter kits are $8. Payment due at time of order. Order Deadline is March *1*. Pickup Friday, April 5th 10:00-6:00 at ICCD office: 350 N 4th St, Indiana, PA. For more information, see the brochure below or contact us by phone at 724-471-4751.

A NIGHT AT THE HORSE RACES – Saturday, March 2, Ford Cliff VFC, 609 Neale Avenue. Doors open at 6:00, Races begin at 7:00. $15 admission includes food, soft drinks, horse ownership w/ naming rights. Liquor available for purchase. Info/tickets 724-763-3974. Benefits FC Renaissance Community Partnership.

MAPLE SUGARING PROGRAM – Come to the Outdoor Discover Center at Crooked Creek on Sunday, March 3rd at 2:00 p.m. when Allan and Andy Kinter will present a program on maple sugaring. Come see how maple trees are tapped and learn about the process of turning sap into delicious syrup and sugar. Maple products and equipment to tap your own trees will be available to purchase.

SEMINAR – Kittanning Public Library will host historian, Cindy McShane, who will portray “French Mary”, a vivandiere during the civil war. The program is Monday, March 4th, from 6:30 – 7:30 pm at the library. To reserve a seat call 724-543-1383, email kittanninglibrary@hotmail.com, or stop in the library at 280 N Jefferson St.

EMPLOYMENT WORKSHOP – Free Assistive Tech and Soft Skills for Employment workshop for students 14-21 with a barriers/challenges/disabilities and their parents/families/supports. Topics: Assistive technology: The latest devices, software and equipment that can help you overcome your challenges at school and work; How the PA Office of Vocational Rehabilitation can possibly be able to assist you with obtaining assistive technology for school or work; Soft skills: Attitudes, behaviors, perspectives, speech, and values that make one pleasant to work with and a valuable teammate; Soft skill deficits typical of common disabilities and evidence-based methods of improving them for employment readiness; Top soft skills employers look for when hiring younger persons. On Tuesday, March 12th, 6-8 PM at The Craft House & Gastropub (411 Butler Rd., Kittanning). Presentations by representatives from Lifesteps and PA Office of Vocational Rehabilitation. RSVP to 724-841-9711 or via Facebook; walk-ins welcome! Complimentary appetizers/beverages provided.

VENDOR/CRAFT SHOW – March 23, 10AM-3PM at West Kittanning Fire Hall. Over 40+ vendors. Benefits fire department.

CASINO BUS TRIP to Presque Isle Downs and Casino on April 16.  Departing Hilltop Plaza Aldi’s at 9AM sharp. Leaving the Casino at 5:30 PM. Bingo will be played to and from the casino.  Cost is $45 bus with $30 free play.  Make checks payable: Over The Hill Gang.  Contact Randy 724-525-9511 or Smoke at 724-763-1115.