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MULTI-FAMILY GARAGE SALE – at the Moose Lodge, 155 South Grant Avenue, Kittanning, Saturday, September 14, 8AM-2PM. Also features baked goods and hot dogs. Sponsored by TOPS (Take Off Pounds Sensibly), Kittanning, and benefits their retreats and conventions.

CRAFTERNOON TEA on Wednesday, September 18, 2:00 pm—4:00 pm at the Kittanning Public Library, 280 N Jefferson St. Bring your own handcraft project (knitting, crochet, needlepoint, macramé, drawing, stamping, etc.) to work on, and enjoy the company of fellow craft enthusiasts! All levels are welcome. No membership to the library required. Tea is provided. Call the library at 724-543-1383 to sign up.

DIVORCE CLINIC – PA Safe Law will be hosting a free no-fault divorce clinic for survivors of domestic violence and other crimes at the Kittanning Public Library on September 19. Attorneys will help attendees fill out the appropriate paperwork and provide attendees with information and resources about the process for filing and completing a no-fault divorce between 10:30 AM and 4:30 PM. The clinic is not intended for complex divorces with issues of custody, spousal support and/or alimony; however, information may be available.

FLOWER IMPRINT TOTE BAGS – Ford City Library will host DIY Thursday on September 19 at 6PM. They will create tote bags decorated with imprinted flowers. Tote bags will be provided, and participants can bring their own flowers or use flowers provided by the library. This program is open to the public-library membership is not required. There is no fee, but a small donation to help cover expenses would be appreciated. Pre-registration is required as space is limited, so call today to reserve your spot at 724-763-3591.

SUNDAES ON SUNDAYS FREE CONCERT on Sunday, September 22 at 3PM.  The Gibbons Big Band will be performing at the Evangelical Lutheran Church, 136 West Main Street, in Worthington. The band will perform music from the 30s and 40s and some recent music in the ‘big band style.” The Band will be playing music from the libraries of Glenn Miller, Harry James, Frank Sinatra, etc. Vocalists Kevin Gibbons and Rosann will add their voices to this exciting mix. The Gibbons Big Band has played mostly in Armstrong and Butler counties and also in Pittsburgh. Following the concert, free ice cream sundaes will be served. Handicap entrance at the side parking lot.

FALL BUFFET – St. Luke’s United Church of Christ Ladies Guild will sponsor its annual all-you-can-eat Fall Buffet (formerly called the Salad Bar Buffet) on Thursday, September 26, at 6PM. The event will be held at the church at 333 North McKean Street, Kittanning.  The menu will include a wide variety of hot and cold food as well as many, many dessert choices.  Tickets are $7.00 for adults and $4.00 for children ages 4 through 12. There is no charge for children under 4.  For tickets, please contact Marie at 724-783-7640 or Diann at 724-548-4638. The public is cordially invited.

FISH BUFFET – Friday, September 27 from 4-6:30 PM at the Ford Cliff Fire Hall, 609 Neale Avenue. Adults $12- Kids $6-Under 6-Free. Takeouts Available. Delivery to Shut-Ins – call 734-763-1591

VENDOR SHOW at the Worthington Civic Center, September 28th, 10AM-4PM. Invite your friends! Vendors from all over! Music & Games Provided! Sponsored by: Back to the 80’s DJ Entertainment. Organized by: Tessa Rosenberger

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:

5K RIVER RUN WALK – Join the Suicide Prevention Task Force for the 5K River Run! Walk, run or roll for suicide awareness September 28th at 9:00AM at the Richard G. Snyder YMCA, 1150 N. Water St. Kittanning. Registration opens at 8:00AM! Visit to register or learn more information.

CHURCH REVIVAL – Simpson Bible Church is celebrating its 126th Anniversary with a five-day revival. Kickoff Service is at 9AM on Sunday, September 29 with Simpson’s own Pastor Josh Webb and Missionary Faith Shingledecker. At 7PM, the service will feature Testimony with Pastor Sam Varner. Other speakers/music will be featured nightly at 7PM including:

– Monday 9/30 Musical ministry with Randy Quinn
– Tuesday 10/1 Testimony from Rod Truman
– Wednesday 10/2 Theatrical Ministry with LuAnn Baker
– Thursday 10/3 Testimony and song with Reverend Michael Bobbitt

As a non denominational church in the county, Simpson Church invites anyone and everyone to attend. For more info please call Pastor Webb @412-956-9322.

ANNUAL FALL THRESHERMAN’S SUPPER – Thursday, October 3, from 5pm-??? at the Dayton Firehall. Adults: $10.00. Children under 12: $5.00. Take Outs: $10.50

OKTOBERFEST – Area community churches are sponsoring Oktoberfest on 11th Street in Ford City on October 5 from Noon until 4PM. It will feature a buffet dinner of German food, activities for children of all ages, music, silent auction, and 50/50 drawing. Proceeds will benefit disaster relief. Suggested donation is $5 per adult.

FAMILY FUN DAY at Christock, Saturday, October 12, from 12 Noon – 5PM. Everything is free in Kittanning Riverfront Park.

VFW SCHOLARSHIP CONTEST – The 2019 Voice of Democracy (VOD) scholarship is titled “What Makes America Great.” With winnings of up to $30,000 from local, district, state, and national levels, the VOD is open to students in 9th-12th grade.  An entry on an audio CD or a flashdrive, is to be 3-5 minutes and accompanied by an official entry form.  This form may be
received by contacting Denise at 724-763-1160 or online at
Entries postmarked by Oct 14 are to be sent to VOD, c/o 1880 State Route 66, Ford City, PA  16226.  Judging is as follows: Originality 30 points; Content 35 points; and Delivery 35 points. Local selection will be done on Oct 16.

LIBRARY PRESENTATION – Reiki, The gentle art of healing through life energy will be presented by Heidi Coursey-VanMeter on Wednesday, October 16, at the Kittanning Public Library, 280 N Jefferson Street.  Call or email to sign up: 724-543-1383 or

SCRABBLE SCRAMBLE – Sunday, Oct. 20 at 5PM at the Kittanning Elks, 140 N. Water St., Kittanning. 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.

ANNUAL CRAFT SHOW at Lenape Technical School, Friday, November 1st from 5-8PM, and Saturday, November 2nd from 10AM- 3PM. Crafts/Vendors homemade food and bake sale, Huge Chinese Auction. $1.00 Admission. Benefits Lenape Life Skills Class. Crafters/Vendors still welcome. Call 724-763-7116 Ext 3359

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