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.

 

VFW MEETING – There will be a special meeting for all Ford City VFW Post 4843 Life and Regular Members on Thursday, June 20, 2019 at 6:00 PM. The focus of the meeting will be the hiring of a Home Association Clubroom Manager.

KENNYWOOD PICNIC – Ford City will have their annual picnic at Kennywood Park on Saturday July 20. There is a deadline of June 21 for tickets. If you are unemployed, or underemployed, and would like to take your children, write to: Ford City Community Picnic, Post Office Box 223, Ford City, PA 16226. Please state how many tickets you need for children under the age of 18. Tickets will be $15 each. Bus tickets will be $8 each. Come and enjoy the day at Kennywood. For more info, call 724-763-3764.

NURSERY SCHOOL ENROLLMENTS are being received by the Evangelical Lutheran Church Nursery School in Worthington for ages 4 and 5. Classes will be Monday, Wednesday and Friday afternoons. For more info, call Angela at 724-297-5600.

SUMMER READING 2019 at the Kittanning Library is “A Universe of Stories”! We will be blasting off June 20th and landing August 1st. Our program runs for six weeks every Thursday from 10:30 until noon. Geared toward astronauts ages K-6th grade. We have great plans. Blast off begins with our magical magician Steve Haberman. Many guests include PETE THE CAT, Jennings Environmental Center, H2Oh! on the Go! Mobile, and crafts and stories. We offer prizes and other incentives for children to read throughout our program. No membership is needed. Registration is upon arrival. Any questions, call Ms. Christina at the library at 724-543-1383.

MEMORIAL GOLF CLASSIC – The Leechburg Rotary Club will hold the 14th Annual Memorial Golf Classic at Lenape Golf Resort on Friday, June 21st, 2019. Call 724- 991-6923 for information.

BINGO on June 22nd at the Dayton Fairgrounds at 6:30 PM. (Doors open at 5:30) $35. Concession available. Benefits Dayton Elementary PTO.

ANNUAL FIELD DAY – The Fort Armstrong Wireless Association amateur radio club will be holding it’s annual Field Day event at the Outdoor Discovery Center at Crooked Creek the weekend of June 22-23. Amateur radio operators or interested members of the public are welcome to attend to see what our hobby is all about. Please visit http://fawa.us for more information.

STRAWBERRY FESTIVAL – As part of its 150th anniversary celebration, St. Luke’s United Church of Christ will host a Car Cruise in conjunction with its annual Strawberry Festival on June 22 from 4:00 P.M. until 8:00 P.M. The Car Cruise and Strawberry Festival will be held at the church on North McKean Street in Kittanning. A variety of food items will be available. Strawberry shortcake and sundaes will be featured. Cars, trucks and motorcycles are welcome at the cruise. The first seventy-five vehicles will receive a dash plaque and a goody bag. Registration is free, but donations will be appreciated. Cruise vehicles should enter at the intersection of North McKean and Vine Streets. Signs will be posted. Plenty of food, fun and fellowship.

GOSPEL MUSIC FEST on Sunday, June 23, from Noon till 6PM in the pavilion of St. Mark’s Lutheran Church, 280 St. Marks Road, Adrian. Rain or shine. To play an instrument or sing, please call Philip McCauley at 724-954-0298.

KIDZFEST is all the fun of VBS and then some! – music, art, nature, basketball, soccer, volleyball and more! We are now recruiting kids pre-K through 6th grade on June 24-28 from 6-8:30 PM at Armstrong High School (300 Buffington Drive, Kittanning). It’s free! Registration opens on June 7th. Save time at the door and register early at harvestpa.org. For more information, contact the church office at info@harvestpa.org or 724.548.5643. Kidzfest is sponsored by Harvest Community Church.

BLOOD DONATION DRIVE – Thursday, June 27 from 10AM–3PM at Projectile Tube Cleaning, 110 Valley View Drive, Ford City.  Disqualifications include: travel out of the U.S. within the past 12 months; tattoos within the last 12 months; on an antibiotic or currently ill; travel to the U.K. from 1980-1990; on any blood thinning meds.  Call Miranda at 724-763-7633 for questions or to pre-register. Snacks, drinks, a free teeshirt, and water bottle is given to everyone who participates. Bring photo ID, drink plenty of water, and eat before you come.

ALL YOU CAN EAT SPAGHETTI DINNER on Saturday June 29, at St. John’s Lutheran Church in Ford City from 4:00 – 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.

ANNUAL BIBLE CONFERENCE – July 1-5 at Maranatha Conference grounds down along Buffalo Creek in Worthington—THRU parking lot of the old Shadyside Village on Yellow Dog. Speaker: Dr. David Morris-evangelist from Knightdale, NC. 7:00 PM / 10:00 & 11:00am. For Info, call 724-297-5581.

FORD CITY SUMMERFEST – July 4 (starting at 4PM) through Sunday, July 7 in the Ford City Borough Park. For info, call 724-525-6919 or 724-919-2700 or email: fcsummerfest@gmail.com

31st ANNUAL FORD CITY 5K RUN/WALK – Saturday, July 6 at 9AM. Meet at Ford City Borough Park. Walkers welcomed.

MOVIE IN THE PARK on July 12 will be Logo Movie 2. Kittanning Riverfront Park.

MOVIE IN THE PARK on August 9 will be Incredibles 2. Kittanning Riverfront Park.

VENDOR/CRAFT SHOW – August 24th from 10AM-3PM, West Kittanning Fire Hall. 401 Arthur Street. Benefits the fire department. Door prize, shopping prize, and Chinese Auction. Accepting crafters and vendors. Email vendorandcraftshows@gmail.com

22nd ANNUAL RURAL VALLEY PUMPKIN FEST is scheduled for Saturday, September 28 from 10AM till 6PM at Shannock Valley Park, Rt. 85, Rural Valley. Crafts, Food, Games, Entertainment. Free admission ACCEPTING VENDORS! For info: 724-783-6996 or email: ruralvalleypumpkinfest@gmail.com

VENDOR/CRAFT SHOW – Hold the date:  November 23rd from 10AM-3PM, West Kittanning Fire Hall. 401 Arthur Street. Benefits the fire department. Door prize, shopping prize, and Chinese Auction. Accepting crafters and vendors. Email vendorandcraftshows@gmail.com