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500 BID CARD PARTY – Monday, October 15 at 1PM at the Kittanning Senior Center. Anyone over 60 is welcome to attend.
GRIEF RECOVERY – Christ Prince of Peace Parish from October 22 through December 10 from 6-8 PM on Monday evenings. The program is an internationally recognized 7-week step-by-step process for recovery from grief that can return a person to a capacity for happiness. Sister Edie Strong, SC, is a Certified Grief Recovery Specialist. She will hold an information night on Monday, October 15. All are welcome! Call 724-763-9151 to register.
PUBLIC MEETING – Crooked Creek Watershed Association will hold a public Annual meeting on Tuesday, October 16, at 7PM at the Commissioners Conference room in the Courthouse Annex
building, Market Street, Kittanning PA 16201. For more information, please call (724) 783-6692. Everyone Welcome.
PARKINSON’S SUPPORT GROUP will meet at the RGS YMCA in Kittanning on Thursday, October 18 from 1-2:30 PM. The presenter, Brad Pavlina, has been a physical therapist for 18 years. He will focus particularly on therapy techniques used to improve balance and ways to break freezes. He will also explain what is necessary to qualify for in-home therapies (physical, occupational, and speech/language). All Parkinson’s patients, care partners, friends, and family are welcome to attend. No pre-registration is required. For more info, Call Dave or Grace at 724-545-2764 or contact the Parkinson’s Foundation of Western PA at 412-837-2542.
DIY THURSDAY – Ford City Library will host a do-it-yourself night of pumpkin decorating, painting, and crafting on October 18 at 5:30 PM at 1136 Fourth Avenue. A limited number of pumpkins will be provided by the library. This program is family friendly, and library membership is not required for library programs. For more information, call 724-763-3591.
SINGLES HALLOWEEN DANCE – Oct. 19 from 8-11PM at Fraternal Order of Eagles, 420 Philadelphia Street, Indiana. Snack served at 7:30 PM. Music will be provided by DJ-Jammin’ Jim. Dress in costume if you like. For info, call Bonnie at 724-397-2672.
FALL FESTIVAL – at United Rockville Lutheran Church on Saturday, October 20 from 11AM-6PM. Menu includes soups (wedding, ham and bean, vegetable), hamburgers in sauce, hot dogs, grilled cheese, turkey plate lunches, pies, ice cream, milkshakes, sundaes, and banana splits. Crafts and raffles also. 720 State Route 2020, Ford City. Follow signs from Shay.
FALL FESTIVAL at St. Luke’s United Church of Christ on Saturday, October 20 from 9AM to 2PM at the church at 333 North McKean Street, Kittanning. The menu will include chili and cornbread muffins, hot dogs, chili cheese dogs, nachos and cheese, soft pretzels, and assorted beverages. There will also be home-baked bake goods for sale. New this year will be a live DJ. Weather permitting, outdoor dining will be available. Additionally, a flea market will be held in the church basement. Vendors are needed. A $10 per table donation is appreciated. To book a table or for questions or additional information, please call Kellie at 908-907-6976 or Kim at 724-859-1246.
MONTHLY FOOD SALE at Burrell Township Volunteer Fire Hall located at 108 Cochrans Mills Road, Ford City on October 20. Kitchen opens at 5PM. Sale begins at 6PM. For more info, call 724-354-2856.
LUCKY TURKEY SHOTGUN SHOOT – Sunday, October 21 from 1-3PM at Kelly Station Sportsmen Club (KSSC). Dinner or Pizza certificates will be offered during each round. Food and drink will be available. Approximately 10 rounds are provided with a special shot at the end. KSSC is located at 657 Logansport Road, Ford City. Memberships can also be paid for the 2019 year. The last shotgun shoot will be held Sunday, November 18, with winners receiving turkeys.
COMMUNITY PRAYER SERVICE – Sunday, October 21, at 3PM at Second Baptist Church, 400 Fourth Avenue, Ford City. Public is invited to join the congregation as all pray together in one place and in one voice, in one accord with a shared purpose. Praying for our community, county, country, schools, businesses, streets, churches, families, friends, health, etc… (Pray without ceasing, 1 Thessolonians 5:17) For more info, call 724-763-8171.
SPAGHETTI DINNER Fundraiser to benefit Theresa White Tatters on Sunday, October 21 from 12:00 – 5:00 at Washington Twp Fire Hall. Adults $10. Ages 7-12 $5. Age 6 and under free. Chinese Auction, Bake Sake, 50/50. Monetary donations can be mailed to: Theresa’s Cancer fund c/o Nextier Bank 409 Butler Rd., Kittanning, PA 16201
SCRABBLE SCRAMBLE – Sunday, Oct. 21 at 5PM at Kittanning Elks, 140 N. Water St. Food, prizes, cash bar, raffles, 50/50. Sign up individually or as a team of four. Prizes to highest scoring team and individual. Cost $25.00 per person to benefit the Kittanning Public Library. Call 724-543-1383 or stop in the library at 280 N. Jefferson St. to get your tickets. Limited number of tickets available.
AMATEUR RADIO FCC TEST – The Fort Armstrong Wireless Association will be holding is quarterly amateur radio testing session on Saturday, October 20 at 2PM at the Armstrong County Emergency Operation Center at 131 Armsdale Road in Rayburn Township. Those interested in testing to receive their FCC amateur radio license or to upgrade an existing license are welcome to attend. The fee to take the test is $15 payable by cash or check. Please bring a photo ID and a copy of your current FCC license if you’re looking to upgrade.
FAMILY NIGHT CELEBRATION – Monday, October 22, from 4:30 until 7PM at the Lenape Vo-Tech Gymnasium. The event will have free entertainment, crafts, games, and refreshments for children, teens, and families. All activities are free. The event is held in conjunction with Community Awareness Day, a collaborative initiative to educate all segments of the community to the importance of being non-violent, substance-free, and respectful members of society.
ELK SEMINAR – Have you “herd” that there’s elk in PA? Learn from SW Field Director, Karlee Holmes, about the elk herd, the Keystone Elk Country Alliance, where to stay and what to do in PA’s Elk County! Event will be held at the Kittanning Library, 280 N. Jefferson Street Kittanning, on Wednesday October 24th at 5:30 pm. Any questions, call the library. All are welcome to attend!
MOBILE CLINIC for Veterans is scheduled for Thursday, October 25, from 8:30 AM until 4PM at the VA Clinic in the Hilltop Plaza, East Franklin Township. For more info, call 1-866-441-6075.
FORD CITY HALLOWEEN PARADE – The Ford City Halloween Committee has announced that the the Annual Ford City Halloween Parade will take place on October 25th at 7:00 PM. The parade will be lead by the Armstrong Junior High Band under the direction of Rob Reams. All marchers wearing a costume will receive a prize and be eligible to win additional prizes based on originality and creativity. Categories for prizes include: Floats, Large Groups (4 or more), Small Groups (2 or 3), Individuals, Best of Band, and Grand Prize. Prize money for this year’s parade totals $1,200. Anyone wishing to participate, should gather at the Ford City Borough Building before 7:00. The parade will go on rain or shine.
“NICK THE GREEK” will be the special speaker at the 11AM morning worship service on Sunday, November 25th at Family-Life Church, Kittanning. During his gang days, his father put a hit out on his life. His life changed while he was in jail. He is the author of a book about his life that has been translated into many different languages. Everyone is welcome to attend the worship service.