things to do


• Twin City Elks Club, 301 Staunton St., Farrell, holds a breakfast from 7 to 11 a.m. Saturday. 

Cost is $6 plus tax.

Takeouts, call Jefferson at 724-699-0110 or Linda at 724-704-1916.

• Twin City Elks Club, 301 Staunton St., Farrell, holds a fish fry (choice of white or swai) from noon to 2 p.m. Friday and Saturday.

Ribs will also be available. Fish dinners are $8 plus tax; fish sandwiches are $6 plus tax; rib dinners are $12 plus tax and rib sandwich, $10 plus tax.

Takeouts, call Jefferson at 724-699-0110 or Linda at 724-704-1916.

• Seeds of Faith Ministry will be raising funds for their ministry with their food truck from 11 a.m. to 8 p.m. today and Thursday and noon to 11 p.m. Friday and Saturday at Red Roof Inn, 2700 Wilson Road, Hermitage.

Come try the Southern cuisine dinners and desserts. To order, call 724-931-5018.

• 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.

• Central Christian Church, 218 Meadowbook Road, Hermitage, holds an Election Day bake sale on May 21 from 7 a.m. until sold out.



• Mercer County Amateur Radio Club meets at 7 p.m. May 28 and the fourth Tuesday of each month in conference room 121 at Butler County Community College (BC3) Linden Pointe, Hermitage.

• West Middlesex High School class of 1959 meets at 12:30 p.m. for lunch May 21 at the Middlesex Diner.

All classmates, spouses and friends are welcome.



• Jamestown recycling is 9 a.m. to noon Saturday at the Jamestown Volunteer Fire Department (temporary location). Recycling is held the third Saturday of each month.

Please note that glass will no longer be accepted at the recycling center.



• Mercer Community Blood Drive is set for 12:30 to 6 p.m. May 28 at Mercer Methodist Church, 250 E. Butler St., Mercer.

Call 800-733-2767 or visit and enter: mercer to schedule and appointment.


• Mercer County Master Gardeners are sponsoring a one-day bus trip Aug. 3 to Holden Arboretum in Kirtland, Ohio. The bus departs from the Mercer Extension Office, 463 N. Perry Highway, Mercer, promptly at 6:45 a.m. and returns the same evening at about 8:30 p.m.

The trip includes admission fees to Holden Arboretum with a guided walking or tram tour, access to the Canopy Walk and Emergent Tower (weather permitting) and a boxed lunch; Patterson Fruit Farm Market Visit; and a family-style dinner at Mary Yoder’s Amish Kitchen. Cost is $100 per person.

Register online with any major credit card at: If you do not have internet access, call toll free at 1-877-345-0691 weekdays from 8 a.m. and 5 p.m. Register early as seating is limited. Registration deadline is July 1.

For more information contact the Mercer Extension Office at 724-662-3141.