Thursday — Concert in the Park The weekly free concerts in Greenville’s Central Park continue.
Today through Saturday — Sharpsville Booster Carnival on Walnut Street, next to the VFW. Highlights: rides and games, music, fireworks, school, booster and local concessions and food.
Friday — Guernsey Ice Cream Festival, 5 to 9 p.m. Mercer County 4-H Park, U.S. Route 19, 1èmiles north of Mercer. “All you can eat” ice cream with strawberry or chocolate topping, cake and beverage. Tickets: at the festival and in advance from Mercer County Cooperative Extension. Info: 724-662-3141
Friday — Small Ships Revue Anything that floats regatta on the Shenango River in downtown Sharon. Info: 724-981-9464.
Friday — Friday night Concert on Courthouse Square in Mercer, preceded by ice cream social.
Sunday and 5, 9, 12, 16, 19, 22, 23, 26, 29, 30 — Buhl Farm Performing Arts Center concerts in the park in Hermitage. Free.
Sunday and 9, 16, 23, 30 — Mercer County Historical Society tours of the Caldwell One-Room School and garden on state Route 58 between Mercer and Greenville and the Rural Life Museum on the grounds of Woodland Place on Route 58 near Mercer.
Monday — Independence Day Celebration River City Brass Band will perform at 7:30 p.m. at Brittain Lake on the campus of Westminster College, New Wilmington. Concert followed by fireworks. Bring your own chairs. Free. Info: 724-946-7371
3 — Fireworks in Riverside Park, Greenville. Free. Info: 724-588-7150
4 — Community Patriotic Program on the campus of Grove City College. Festivities kick off at 8 p.m. with a military program by the Air National Guard Band of the Mid-Atlantic salute to all military, past and present on t`he upper campus of Grove City College.
Everyone will receive a free American flag donated by the American Legion of Grove City.
Fireworks by Kellner Fireworks will entertain at 10 p.m.
The events are sponsored by the Grove City and Pine and Springfield townships. Bring your own chairs. Free. Info: 724-458-6410
Things to do from July 10, 2014
A listing of some of the things to do in the area in the coming days.
- Things to do from July 9, 2014
ATV Safety Day set for Saturday
Community ATV Safety Day will be Saturday at Bayview ORV Riding Area on Shenango Lake, Route 846 in South Pymatuning Township. There will be a youth class, safety demonstrations and demo rides.
- Things to do from July 8, 2014
- For Your Health from July 8, 2014
Heart Walk site, child, chairman, date announced
Mercer/Lawrence Counties Heart Walk will be held Sept. 27 on the campus of Westminster College, New Wilmington, and the American Heart Association has tabbed James Buttermore as chairman of the event. Emmie Grace Biro, who was born with two congenital heart defects, is this year’s Heart Walk Child.
Delahunty students place 1st, 2nd
Three teams of students from Delahunty Middle School in Hermitage placed in the Economics Pennsylvania Stock Market Game.
Clinic helps control cat population
For the sixth year in a row, Grove City Area Pet Rescue has teamed up with Animal Friends of Pittsburgh to offer a low-cost spay/neuter clinic for cats through a mobile unit set up in Plain Grove Township.
Now they're cookin'
Several of the budding chefs brought their own aprons for a “Cook with Your Kids” class in Sharon. Others dressed casually in colorful T-shirts.
- Things to do from July 5, 2014
Farm Safety Day set next week
Mercer County Cooperative Extension will host the 2014 Mercer County Farm Safety Day from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Thursday at Leslie N. Firth Learning Center and adjacent 4-H Park, 463 N. Perry Highway, north of Mercer in Coolspring Township.
Things to do from July 2, 2014
A list of some of the events occurring in the area.
Firework safety tips
Phantom Fireworks Vice President William Weimer offers these safety tips for staying safe around home fireworks this Fourth of July:
Lighting up the skies
These public fireworks displays have been announced for this week’s Independence Day celebrations around Mercer County:
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