• Hickory High School Class of 1967 will meet at 5:30 p.m. Thursday at Thelma’s Sports Nook in Sharpsville to discuss final plans for the class 70th birthday party.

The birthday party will be July 7 at Thelma’s Lodge, next to main restaurant. The time is pending, probably around 2 p.m. Also to be discussed is a class get-together tentatively scheduled for early October near the North Myrtle Beach, S.C., area.

Additional information available from Henry Frei or Gary Peterson. No reservations needed for Thursday’s meeting.


The Sharon Steel Office Girls reunion will be at 11:30 a.m. June 22 at the at The Red Lobster restaurant, Hermitage. Reservations or regrets will be taken by Judy Reichert at 330-448-4589 or Cheryl Cave at 724-342-1077.


• The Shenango Valley Urban League offers a free code program “Code 4 Your Future” summer session for Mercer County youth going to grades 9-12. The program will be held from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. each Monday and Wednesday for eight-weeks beginning June 17 and continue through Aug. 10 at the SVUL (second floor), 601 Indiana Ave., Farrell.

Snacks will be provided.

Space is limited, so registration is required by June 10. Contact Corwin Somerset, education director, at 724-981-5310.

• Join the Mercer County Conservation District for a program on learning how to identify wildflowers from A to Z. The program will be held at Munnell Run Farm, 24 Avalon Court, north of Mercer, from 6 to 7:30 p.m. June 12.

The program will begin with an introductory course on how to identify wildflowers located in western Pennsylvania. An interpretive walk around the farm will follow to see what “spring beauties” are in bloom.

Pre-register for the free program by Friday. To pre-register or for questions, call 724-662- 2242.

• Whispering Oaks, 260 S. Buhl Farm Drive, Hermitage, offers these events:

» Randy Clark from Walberg Pharmacy discusses Medication Safety at 11:30 a.m. Tuesday.

» Sharon Regional Hospice, Jonathan Summers presents an in-depth talk on Baby Boomers’ three most prevalent diseases at 7 p.m. Wednesday.

» Mande from Amedysis holds trivia fun at 11 a.m. June 13.

» Flag Day Ceremony, 7 p.m. June 14 presented by the Sharon Elks Club.

» Elaine from Nikken presents the answer to a “Healthier You” at 1:45 p.m. June 17.

» Noreen from VNA Alliance discusses Lyme Disease at 11 a.m. June 27.

Reservations, call 724-347-3050. All events are free.