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.

 

YOUTH FOOTBALL REGISTRATION – Ford City Area Youth football is now taking registrations for the 2019 season. Contact us at fcayf@yahoo.com or call (724) 664- 5025 for more information.

VACATION BIBLE SCHOOLShipwrecked is the 2019 theme of Vacation Bible School being held from July 21 through 25 at St. Luke’s Lutheran Church in Saxonburg. The VBS program will feature games, crafts, Bible storytelling, snacks and a family picnic on the last day. It runs from 6 to 8 pm Sunday through Wednesday. VBS will close on that Thursday with a family picnic, beginning at 5 pm, at a pavilion at Sebco Pool along Hannahstown Road. Except for the last day, VBS will be held at Centennial Hall directly behind the church at 310 W. Main Street. The five-day event is free and open to children from ages three to those entering the sixth grade this fall. Registration forms are available by calling the church office at 724-352-2333 or by visiting the church’s website at stlks.com. 

YARN SPINNING PRESENTATION – July 24, at 5:30 pm at the Kittanning Public Library, 280 N Jefferson St., Kittanning. 724-543-1383, kittanninglibrary@Hotmail.com. The presenters will talk about taking fleece in its raw state, scouring and preparing, and spinning it into beautiful yarn.

ALL YOU CAN EAT SPAGHETTI DINNER on Saturday July 27, at St. John’s Lutheran Church in Ford City from 4-7 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.

CONCERT – Gospel group Jim & Melissa Brady will be in concert at First Church of God-Vision Hill Property (Route 422 East) on Sunday, July 28 at 6 pm. Join us for an evening of inspiring music. A freewill offering will be received. For more information, call 724-548-1251.

RABIES CLINIC – July 28, 1-3PM at the Hilltop Beagle Club, 124 Hollow Road, Cowansville. Dogs must be leashed. Cats must be caged. $10 per shot. Shots by Lash Veterinary. Info: 724-545-1347.

CLASS LUNCHEON – The Kittanning High School Class of 1960 will meet for a luncheon at the Meredith Inn, 138 North Water Street (old YMCA) on Wednesday, July 31, at 12 noon. Luncheon will be held on the first floor of the restaurant. Classmates, families, and friends are invited to attend. Contact Marie at 724-548-1919 or Gary at 724-548-2145 for more information.

LEGENDS AT THE LIBRARY – Thursday, August 1 at 6PM – Local author Mary Calligan will present a book talk on her book, Germany: A Nation of Conflict and Conquest, at the next event at the Ford City Library. Her book examines the history of Germany before and after the World Wars. Copies of the book will be available for $25, with a free signing by the author. This program is free and library membership is not required. For more information, contact the library at 724-763-3591.

FOLK FESTIVAL – Thursday, August 1 through Sunday, August 5. Kittanning Riverfront Park. Full schedule available at ArmstrongFestival.com.

FESTIVAL IDOL – The Fort Armstrong Folk Festival is announcing their annual Festival Idol competition this year will take place on Saturday August 3, 2019 on the Main Stage of the festival from 4 to 7 PM. Anyone interested in signing up to perform can contact Paul Wright at 724-664-6316. You must know what song you would like to perform. There will be a $10 fee for all participants and winners will win cash prizes. There will only be 20 performs for this event and they will be on a first come basis. Sign up today!

EXTENDED HOURS – Come and tour the new Civil War display! The Armstrong County Historical Museum will have extended hours while you are in town for the Fort Armstrong Folk Festival. Visit from 1-4 PM on both Saturday, August 3 and Sunday, August 4.  Free admission and parking. 300 North McKean Street, Kittanning.

SUMMER USED BOOK SALE at the Kittanning Library, located at 280 North Jefferson Street on Thursday August 8th from 10 am to 5 pm, Friday August 9th from 10 am to 5 pm and Saturday August 10 from 9 am to 4 pm. A large selection of fiction, non-fiction, and children books will be available. In addition a special sale of rare and collectible books at individual prices will be sold at 50% off. Donations of recent release books in clean, gently used condition are accepted year round during library hours. Any questions, call the library at 724-543-1383

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

FREE BIKE RODEO AND GIVE-A-WAY – The Kittanning Elks and Kittanning Police Department are partnering to bring the annual bicycle safety rodeo course. It will be held on Friday, August 9 at Kittanning Riverfront Park. Registration at 6:30 PM, Rodeo at 7PM, then the Incredibles 2 Movie in the Park at dusk. Open to children ages 2-14. Every child has a chance to win one of the 26 bikes with helmets, safety flags, and lights. Must register, complete safety instructions, safety course, and must be present at time of drawing to win.

WATERSHED MEETING – Cowanshannock Creek Watershed Association will hold a public monthly meeting on Wednesday, August 7, 2019 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.

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