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K-9 KRUISE- AID/ RIVERBRATION Fun for the whole family at the Kittanning Riverfront Park on August 19th K-9 Bike Cruise departs @ 12:30. August 20th K-9 Car Show begins @ 10am. Registration for both @ 10am Selling K-9 Blak fidget spinners, T-shirts, and 50/50! Questions Call 724-548-3265
FREE CONCERT There will be a free concert featuring the Christian Band, To the Throne, on Saturday, August 19 from 6:00 to 8:00 pm at Vision Hill (13374 State Route 422,Kittanning). All are welcome to come, and stick around after for a bonfire and smores!
BEEKEEPERS OF A.B.C.I Will have their monthly meeting on Tuesday, August 22nd @ 7pm @ the Manor Twp. fire hall, 167 Byron Street, McGrann. Topic will be “Honey, extraction, & comb”. Come & share your extracting experiences & show your honey & honey comb if you want to do so. All meetings are free & open to the public. Call Anita @ 724-919-2960 with questions.
REVIVAL The First Church of God in Kittanning will be hosting Revival Services at the Vision Hill Property located at 13374 State Route 422 starting Sunday, August 20 until Wednesday, August 23. Services will begin each evening at 6:30pm, which a lesson for the children each night during the sermon. All are welcome to attend. For more information, please contact the Church Office at 724-548-1251.
BROWN BAG SERIES Aug 23rd Jack Clevesey, Executive Director of the Richard G. Snyder YMCA, will present at the Brown Bag Series from noon to 1 p.m. Wednesday, Aug. 23 at Ford City Library. Clevesey will facilitate a talk on adult and senior citizen programming offered at the YMCA.
CAR SHOW The First Church of God Kittanning Youth Group will be hosting a Car Show on Saturday, August 26 from 3:00 to 7:00 pm. The cost is $5 a car/motorcycle. Refreshments will also be available, and all proceeds will go to the Youth Group. For more information, please contact the Church Office at 724-548-1251.
20th ANNUAL HUNTING HERITAGE BANQUET – August 26 at 5PM at the Kittanning Township Firehall. Sponsored by the Kit-Han-Ne Chapter of the National Wild Turkey Federation. The cost is $50 per person, which includes a NWTF membership and one meal… or $65 per couple which includes membership and two meals. Cost for current NWTF members is $15. There will be live auction, silent auction, and games. High school seniors heading to college are eligible to win scholarship awards: $300 for first place, $200 for second place, and $100 for third place. For info or tickets, call Bill Bassinger at 724-548-7746.
FAMILY FUN DAY & CAR CRUISE Saturday august 26 from 11:00 to 3:00 at Walkchalk Salem Baptist church, 1006 butler road, Kittanning. Something for Everyone, Chinese auction (drawing at 2:00), games for children, Noah’s ark maize, Bible story presented through painting, other kiosks and east franklin emergency equipment to check out. Delicious food available for a nominal fee. Many beautiful cars to see and admire from days gone by. Come out and enjoy our quiet and peaceful setting. Questions call 724 297 3611 or the church at 724 543 5161.
OPEN POOL TOURNAMENT Member and Guests: Come join us at the Ford City Eagles on August 27 (Sunday) starting promptly at 12 noon. Signup starts at 10:30 AM until 11:45 AM (limit of 32 teams). $ 22:00 per team (100% PAYOUT – at least 1st, 2nd, and 3rd places) – Double Eliminations
SERVICE IN THE PARK Join Harvest Community Church on Sunday, August 27th at 10am at the Riverfront Park in Kittanning. Gospel Message, Music with the Harvest Band, Children’s Party, Public Baptism & a Picnic – It’s all FREE!! This event is open to everyone! Invite your friends & families! For more information, visit www.harvestpa.org or 724-548-5643.
MEMORIAL STREET SIGN DEDICATION to Honor Silver & Bronze Star recipient, Sgt., William Lee Anderson, native son of Templeton, PA. Bill was killed in action in Vietnam on May 27th, 1969. Date of dedication is Aug 27th (noon) at Templeton Church of God. Luncheon to follow.
OVERDOSE AWARENESS DAY International Overdose Awareness Day – 8:00 pm Thursday Aug 31st. Kepple Hill Athletic Field. Help RAID memorialize Armstrong County’s victims of ODs and bring awareness to this terrible and tragic epidemic.
WHEELING ISLAND CASINO BUS TRIP on Saturday, September 9 from 9:00am to 5:00pm. Board the Butler Coach bus at the Kittanning Aldi’s lower parking lot (8:45am). Cost is $40.00 per seat (due prior to trip; non-refundable; seating is limited). You get $25.00 FREE PLAY plus a greyhound racing program (when applicable) at the casino. Greyhound Racing: 1pm post time. Reservation Questions: 724-355-1933. All proceeds benefit the Armstrong River Hawks Girls Soccer Teams* MUST BE 21 YEARS OF AGE WITH VALID ID.
RECOVERY WALK to celebrate National Recovery Month on Saturday, September 16 from 12-4PM at Kittanning Riverfront Park. Sponsored by The Advocacy Group (TAG). The event will include speakers, a dunking booth, face painting, music, and prizes for those who raised money by getting people to sponsor them with donations for the walk. Food and refreshments will be sold at their concession stand. Public welcome to attend.
CHICKEN ‘N BISCUIT DINNER will be held at Spring Church Lutheran Church, 3623 Lutheran Church Road, Apollo (4 miles east of Apollo on Route 56) from 4-6:30 pm, Saturday, September 23. Adults $9.00, Children 6-12 $4.50, Children 5 & under free. Take-outs 50 cents extra. Handicapped accessible. (chicken & biscuit, mashed potatoes, green beans, cole slaw, dessert, beverage) For information, call 724-478-1528
USED BOOK SALE Kittanning Public Library announces its a annual used book sale to be held at St John’s Lutheran Church, 218 N. Jefferson Street (next to the library)Thursday October 5 from 4-8 pm is a preview sale requesting a donation of $5. Friday October 6 hours are 9 am to 7 pm. Saturday October 7 hours are 9 am to 1 pm, for a liquor store box for $5 Saturday only. Donations are accepted year round during library hours of operation. Any questions call the library at 724-543-1383.
SCRABLE Sunday, October 22 @ 5:00 p.m. Benefits the Kittanning Public Library Teams of 4 compete at Scrabble to win prizes! Food, cash bar, basket raffles, 50/50 drawing Lots of fun! To be held at the Kittanning Elks, N. Water St.