The Herald, Sharon, Pa.

March 19, 2014

Things to Do for March 19, 2014


- — Bake sale

•St. George Serbian Orthodox Church, 65 S. Keel Ridge Road, Hermitage, holds an Easter bake sale. There will be Easter bread plain for $5; Easter bread with raisins, $6; apple strudel, $8 and nut roll is $12.

Orders are to be picked up between 2 and 4 p.m. April 16.

To order, call Honey at 724-342-0115.


•West Hill Ministries holds a Dad/Kids Banquet beginning at 5 p.m. April 5 at First Baptist Church, 301 W. State St., Sharon.

Kids/teens can take dad or someone who is like a dad for supper, family photos, fun and games and prizes.

Pastor John M. Trojak will be the speaker.

Request free tickets by March 28 with any of the four WHM Centers. Info: 724-347-7261.


•The Villa Maria Farm is taking orders for Easter flowers through Thursday. The farm is 1 mile south of U.S. Route 422 on Evergreen Road, Villa Maria, which is 11 miles west of New Castle.

Pickup is set for April 14-18 at the farm greenhouse. Large orders can be delivered.

Info: or call 724-964-8920 or email

•Join the River Watchers at Covelli Centre in Youngstown at 7:05 p.m. March 29 for the Youngstown Phantoms hockey game. For each ticket the group sells, $4 will be donated to the River Watchers ($5 if more than 100 tickets are sold). In order for River Watchers to receive the donation, tickets must be purchased from River Watchers in advance of the game.

Print a form from  <> and send it to us at P.O. Box 986 Sharon, 16146 with your payment of $10 per ticket. We must receive your payment no later than Friday.

•St. Anthony Parish begins its annual Lenten fish fry from 4 to 7 p.m. Friday and continues every Friday during Lent, including Good Friday, in the church hall. Use the Sherman Avenue entrance.

Fried or baked fish dinners will be prepared fresh to order. Also on the menu is homemade Palachinka.

Takeouts available. Info: 724-342-7391.

•Immaculate Heart of Mary Church, Mercer, holds fish fry dinners from 5 to 7 p.m. Friday and March 28 and April 4, 11 and 18 in Gallagher Hall.

Menu includes fries, mac & cheese, cole slaw, bread and butter, coffee, tea and lemonade, and homemade cake.

Cost is $9 for adults, $4 for children and free for ages 3 and younger. Takeouts available.

•Brookfield Volunteer Firemen’s Auxiliary sponsors an all-you-can-eat homemade soup fest from 4 to 7 p.m. Thursday at the fire hall, 774 State Route 7 N.

Menu includes dessert and beverage for $6.

There will be a basket auction.

•A pool tournament to benefit Natalie Olson is set for March 29 in Bissell’s Silver Star Saloon, Sharon. Registration begins at 11 a.m. and tournament starts at noon.

Natalie was diagnosed with ovarian cancer on Dec. 20 and has had two surgeries and will be starting chemotherapy. Proceeds will help to make her treatment and travel a little less worrisome.

Registration fee is $10 a person and participants must be 18 or older. See a bartender for preregistration details.

There will also be a Chinese auction and DJ Dani Luv will entertain.

•Medical Equipment Recycling Program holds Masquerade, a jewelry and accessories sale, from 7 a.m. to 4 p.m. April 8 in the lobby of UPMC Horizon, Greenville.

Proceeds benefit MERP.

Pet stuff

•A rabies clinic will be from 10 a.m. to noon April 5 at Wilmington Township Municipal Building, 35 Auction Road, New Wilmington.

Cost is $9 per animal.

Info: 724-946-8074.


•Westminster College invites the public to the Lawrence and Mercer Alliance for Aquatic Resources Monitoring program at 7 p.m. Thursday, in Patterson Hall, room 208. It will include training on how to use a water monitoring probe and submitting data to the ALLARM website. There will also be updates on the water quality monitoring program, and information about how to preserve steam quality in the region and the potential impacts shale gas drilling may have on water.

Details: Contact Dr. Helen Boylan at 724-946-6293.

•The Northeast Democrats will meet at 6:30 p.m. Tuesday at the Stoneboro Fire Hall on Lynden Street. All Democrats and Independents are invited. Info: 724-253-4842.

•The College Club of Sharon meets at 1 p.m. April 12 with an “English High Tea” in the fellowship hall of First Presbyterian Church of Sharon.

Roberta Butchy will present “Camelia Sinensis 101,” the history of tea, a discussion of the process involving getting the tea in the cup, its health benefits and types of tea.

Member and guests will enjoy a variety of teas with sandwiches, scones with clotted cream and tasty sweets.

A “Musical Soiree” produced by Pam Maloney and presented by the club’s professional musicians will provide the entertainment.

Attend in hats and gloves (optional), but encouraged for a good time reminiscent of the Brown Luxury Hotel London, Mayfair.

Reservations (no charge) are due by April 1 to Carole Barker, 724-383-4068.

Any woman who holds a four-year degree or a two-year associate degree from an accredited college or university is eligible for membership. Those interested, call Lori Seinar-Roknick, membership chairperson, 724-699-2593; or Wanda Marks, president, 724-962-1699 for an application.