• The Harrisville Community Band will present an outdoor concert at 2 p.m. May 21 at the Harrisville Volunteer Fire Hall on Mercer Street. Some of the selections the band will play are, “The Thunderer March,” “The Midnight Fire Alarm,” “Baby Elephant Walk,” “A Sousa Scramble,” and “The Blaze March.” The Master of Ceremonies for the afternoon will be Vic Karcher of Grove City.

Along with the concert, the fire personnel will be sponsoring a fundraiser ham dinner from 1 to 5 p.m. for $12 each. The concert and dinner will be held rain or shine.

The GSO will open with a piece composed by Dr. Daniel Perttu, “To Spring.” Perttu, a professor of music at Westminster College, also serves as Westminster’s Chair of the School of Music. Ten years ago, Perttu’s “Mountain Twilight — A Tone Poem” was premiered by the GSO, under the direction of Mr, Gelfand

The season will include Anderson Coach & Travel, Bear’s Furniture & Mattress, Carefill Pharmacy by Walberg Family Pharmacies, Greenville Savings Bank, St. Paul’s, UPMC Horizon & UPMC Jameson, Thiel College, and Tony Naples.

Tickets for adults and seniors are $20.

At this time, the GSO is following the COVID-19 policies of Thiel College, which may change at any time.

Info: Call 724-815-5578.


East Side Church in Sharon will perform “Steps” at a dinner theatre event May 28 and 29. Tickets are $30 a person. The play is about two people, one who wants it all and the other who wants no part of it.

May 28 begins at 5 p.m. with a meet and greet, 6 p.m. dinner, and 7 p.m. performance. May 29 is a matinee that begins at 4 p.m. The church is at 201 Spruce Ave., Sharon.

Two $500 scholarships will be presented. This is an Angels Production of the Highway to Heaven Ministry. Information: Pastor Jeff Gordon 724-813-8496.


• The Sharon Historical Society will host a free lecture program at 6:30 p.m. today to highlight the near-annual event in Sharon’s history — floods. Society Vice President John Zavinski will discuss Sharon’s most disastrous flood, the Great Flood of 1913, with photographs. Additional details about some of the major floods in subsequent decades, particularly the 1950s, as well as the half-century it took before two flood-control dams proved to be the cure for the common flood

This lecture is free and open to the public and will take place at the Sharon Municipal Building, City Council Chambers, 155 W. Connelly Blvd. Sharon.

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