THINGS TO DO

SPECIAL EVENTS

• Sharon Regional School of Nursing Alumni and Friends annual luncheon will be Sept. 14 at Tara, A Country Inn, in Clark. Doors open at 11:30 a.m., and  the table-side buffet will be served at noon.

Cost is $23.

The class of 1969 will be honored.

Info: To make reservations, call Rosiale Palmer at 724-528-3277.

• The Riverside Railroad Club holds an open house from noon to 4 p.m. Aug. 17. Trains will run in the basement of the YWCA Warren Center, 375 N. Park Ave., Warren, Ohio. An elevator is available.

G scale trains will make their way through a detailed city constructed by club members.

Admission is $3 and children younger than age 12 are free.

• Members of the Sharon High School class of 1967 will celebrate their 70th birthdays during the weekend of Sept. 13-15.

Information: Contact Margaret Cashier at cashier4979@hotmail.com or Dave McLaren at davmc67@hotmail.com or 724-981-9291.

• The 2019 Liberty Band Night is set for 7 p.m. Aug. 28 at Liberty High School Stadium (featuring the new field turf). Gates open at 6:15 p.m.

Performing bands include Brookfield “Warrior” Marching Band, Campbell Memorial Marching Band, Farrell High School March Band, Howland “Tiger” Marching Band, Hubbard High School Marching Band, Warren G. Harding “Raider” Marching Band and Liberty “Golden Leopard” Marching Band.

Admission is $6 for adults, $3 for students and children younger than age 5 are free. Tickets available at the gate. Concessions available.

  

MEETINGS

• Farrell High School class of 1956 will meet for lunch at 1 p.m. Thursday Eagle’s Grille & Tavern, 29 N. Main St., Hubbard, Ohio (a few doors down from Stewart Furniture). Please note the change in time this month.

• Farrell High School class of 1957 will gather at 1 p.m. Wednesday at Hickory Grille, Hermitage.

Spouses and friends welcome.

• Mercer County Toastmasters Club will meet at 6:15 p.m. Wednesday at UPMC Horizon, 2200 Memorial Drive, Farrell, in conference room 1. Meetings last approximately one hour and guests are welcome and encouraged to attend.

Toastmasters is a nonprofit organization with more than 350,000 members in 15,000 clubs in 140 countries.

Info: Visit the Mercer County Club’s website at http://9057.toastmastersclubs.org or call Club Vice President Bill Cooper at 724-813-1985.

• Mercer County Amateur Radio Club will meet Aug. 27 at Sharpsville Veterans of Foreign Wars, 215 N. Walnut St., Sharpsville. The Elmer session starts at 6 p.m. followed by regular business meeting at 7 p.m. and a speaker. 

• West Middlesex High School class of 1958 will meet at noon Aug. 30 at Golden Coral, Hermitage.

Info: 724-456-2293.

• Brookfield High School class of 1963 will gather for lunch at 1 p.m. Thursday at O’Charley’s in Niles, Ohio.

Classmates, spouses and friends welcome.

 

SUPPORT GROUPS

• National Association for Anorexia Nervosa, Bulimia, and other Eating Disorders (ANAD) will hold a free support group meeting for all suffering or in recovery from an eating disorder at 9 a.m. today and the second Saturday of each month in the church founder’s room at Notre Dame Church, 2325 Highland Road, Hermitage.

Info: Renee Zamary Wygant at 724-981-5434 or anad.org

 

FUNDRAISERS

• Hickory United Methodist Church will have their annual trash and treasure sale from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. Sept. 7.

Individuals will have their own merchandise for sale. Tables are $5 plus 10% of your profits.

There will also be a bake sale.

Forms for a table may be obtained from the church office at 724-981-9450.

• Quota International of Hermitage’s “Gutchies for Kidz” is collecting all types of underwear, socks and pajamas for school children, including adult sizes for high school students. Drop off tubs are in Hermitage at:

» Knott’s Interiors, 1505 N. Hermitage Road.

» Greenville Savings Bank, 550 N. Hermitage Road.

» Dr. Michelle Thompson, 705 Brookshire Drive, Suite 2.

» Jefferson at the Lake, 7271 W. Market St., Mercer.

 

BUS TRIPS

• Shenango Valley Senior Center, 220 N. Buhl Farm Drive, Hermitage, sponsors a bus trip to MGM Northfield Park Casino on Sept. 24. 

Cost is $30 and includes $25 in free play.

You must visit SVSC between 1 and 4 p.m. weekdays and be age 50 and older to reserve a seat. Seating is on a first come first serve basis. 

PROGRAMS

• Mercer County Conservation District is offering these programs at Munnell Run Farm Education Building in Mercer:

» Magnificent Monarchs: A program showcasing the life story of the Monarch butterfly from 5 to 7 p.m. Sept. 10. Come learn how to help support these local pollinators and get the opportunity to participate in citizen science, tagging live butterflies before their journey starts to Mexico. Don’t miss this free, family event. If interested in attending register by Sept. 6, by contacting the MCCD at 724-662-2242 or visit the facebook page for a registration link.

» Things that Go Bump in the Night, a family night hike from 7 to 9 pm. Oct. 19. Hike through Munnell Run Farm’s fields and forests during the night. The walk will incorporate many of the sights and sounds of the night, while showcasing the low light and beauty of the waning crescent moon. The hike will include a bonfire to warm up and some campfire snacks. Cost is $5 per adult or $10 per group or family. Be sure to wear hiking clothes and take a flashlight. To register, call 724-662-2242 by Oct. 15. Pre-registration and pre-payment are required.