Dancing: 6:30-9:30 p.m. Mondays, Scott Township Firehall, 3712 Harlansburg Road (Route 108). Sponsored by the New Castle Country Music Association.
Kinx Kids After School Program: 4-5:30 p.m. Thursdays, Grace United Methodist Ministry, Croton website. Kids K-6 and a program for grades seven through twelve. Fun, fellowship, crafts, Bible stories, and food. Special events include game nights, movie nights, and field trips. For more information, call Sally at (724) 730-6688.
A community study of the Bible: 1 to 3 pm on Thursdays, Al Multaqa, 214 AH. Washington Street, lunch available for purchase. One chapter per week in the Gospel of John. Bring your Bible or phone using the Bible App. Sponsored by the First Presbyterian Church.
GLORY GRILLE: Free meal, 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. on the first and third Saturdays of every month, First Presbyterian Church, 125 N. Jefferson St. The meals are partially funded by the Carolyn Knox Foundation.
Briar Brook Barn Monthly Auction: 10 a.m. to 4 p.m., second full weekend of each month, 330 Eastbrook St. Nichanok Falls. Women’s clothing, metal sign maker, handmade soap, farmhouse signs, antiques, antique items, refurbished furniture, home decor. Vendors area expanded for 2022. Vendors of food and coffee both days. Amish muffins on saturday. The coffee vendor is Homeschool Coffee Roasters. Mayo food vendor is Tastee Tailgater.
HOYT COLOR RUN/WALK AND AFTER PARTY: 4:30 to 8:30 p.m. May 28, Riverwalk Park, 250 E. Month. The cost is $30 / $40 / $50. (724) 652-2882.
MOCO JAVA JOG 5K RUN / 2-MILE WALK: 8:30 AM on May 30, 29 Main Street, Bessemer. All proceeds go to Mohawk Coffee House, a non-profit coffee shop in Bessemer.
Book signing: 6-8 p.m. June 2, New Castle Public Library, 207 E. North St. Book signings by Dale Perelman for “Death at the Cecil Hotel in Los Angeles” and Phillip Warren for “Winter’s Dead.” “Dead of Winter” is available on Amazon.
Red Barn players: “Who are their wives, anyway?” , 8 p.m. June 3-4, 9-11, 16-18, Red Barn Theatre, 1279 288 Route, Vumble.
VILLA MARIA-THON 5K RUN / 2 MILE WALK: 9 AM June 4, Villa Maria, 2067 Evergreen Street, Villa Maria. $25.
New Wilmington Amphitheater Concerts: 5-8 p.m. June 4, New Wilmington Borough Park. Food provided by Chubby’s Pizza. Bill McCoy Shows, 5-6:30 p.m.; Cranberry Men’s Choir, 7-8pm
Craft and Handicraft Fair: 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. on June 4, 2204 Shaw Street, Volante. (724) 651-3449.
JOHN THOMPSON MEMORIAL 5K: 8 a.m. to noon June 4, Neshannock High School, 3834 Mitchell Road. Fun Kids Run includes 1 mile. The cost is $25. Register at RunSignUp.com or SmileyMiles.com.
TOUR DE DONUT WEEKEND: Donut Dash 5K, June 10, Castle Apple; Tour de Donat, June 11, Westminster College.
Monthly Briar Brook Sale: 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. June 11-12, 330 Eastbrook Street Nishanook Falls. Vendors will include a women’s clothing boutique, handmade soap, farmhouse signs, antiques, antiques, refurbished furniture, home décor and more. Amish cakes will be available on Saturday, and the food and coffee vendor will be on-site on Saturday and Sunday.
PSYCHIC Gallery: 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. June 11, Haunted Hill View Manor, 2801 Ellwood Road. Sign up for a private reading with a psychologist, take a historical ghost tour at Haunted Hill View Manor, or take part in an exhibit reading by Greg Nicholas and local psychiatrist Cindy Willoughby. (724) 657-6934.
Concerts at New Wilmington Amphitheater: 5-9pm June 11, New Wilmington Borough Park. Food provided by Grannie’s Kitchen. Shows: Mike and Lauren, 5-6:30 p.m.; Abby’s Diamond Band, 7-9pm
Summer Summer Event: 7 p.m. to 3 a.m. on June 18, Haunted Hill View Manor, 2801 Ellwood Road. Join celebrity historian and paranormal investigator Ron Murphy to talk about the strange happenings of this special time of year. He then joins Murphy to investigate the building and establish evidence of the supernatural.
MOVIES IN THE PARK: “The Mitchells vs. The Machines,” 8:30 p.m. on June 18, New Wilmington Borough Park.
50 Years of Rock and Roll by NEIL BERG: 7:30pm on June 18, Orr Hall, Westminster College. Single tickets $42, $39, $37 and $33. Order by calling (724) 946-7354.
Community Square South New Castle Borough Sale: 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. June 24-25, south of New Castle Borough. A flyer with a map will be provided to the participants. Any town resident who wishes to include their address in the post may text or call (724) 651-7040 no later than June 21.
Career Fair: 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. June 22, 712 IBEW Local Training Facility, 3891 Wilmington Road, hosted by PA CareerLink offices in Lawrence and Mercer counties. Representatives of up to 100 employers and training providers will be on hand. Free for job seekers. More information, including the latest list of exhibitors, is available on the job fair website, www.tinyurl.com/jointJF. Employers should contact Colleen Chamberlain at (724) 656-3165, ext. 221, or [email protected] for exhibitor information.
Women of the Paranormal: 6 p.m. to 3 p.m. June 25, Haunted Hill View Manor, 2801 Ellwood Road. Meet and greet with Heather Taddy and Kristen Lee, followed by a talk and tours of the building. (724) 657-6934.
Elwood City Arts, Crafts and Food Festival: July 2-4, Ewing Park, Elwood City. More than 200 booths for arts and crafts, food and music entertainment.
Celebrating Westminster College Independence Day: 7:30-10pm on 3 July, Brittain Lake, Westminster College. River City Brass Band party followed by a fireworks display over Lake Brittain. Attendees are encouraged to bring blankets and lawn chairs to sit on, as well as picnic baskets and refreshments. Food vendors will be on site. (724) 946-7226.
SLOVENEFEST: July 8-10, SNPJ Entertainment Center, 270 Martin Road, Enon Valley. A three day event celebrating the food, music, culture and fun of Slovenia.
Red Barn Players: “Bye, Bye Birdie,” 8 p.m. July 14-16 and July 21-23, Red Barn Theatre, 1279 Road 288, Vumble.
Briar Brook Monthly Sale: 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. on July 9 and 10, 330 Eastbrook St. Nichanok Falls. Vendors will include a women’s clothing boutique, handmade soap, farmhouse signs, antiques, antiques, refurbished furniture, home décor and more. Amish cakes will be available on Saturday, and the food and coffee vendor will be on-site on Saturday and Sunday.
Concerts at New Wilmington Amphitheater: 8 p.m. July 11, New Wilmington Borough Park. Scottish violinists, Melinda Crawford and David Gardner.
By Neil Simon “They’re Playing Our Song”: July 15-17 and July 21-24, New Castle Playhouse, 212 E Long Avenue. For tickets and information, visit newcastleplayhouse.org or call (724) 654-3437.
Concerts at New Wilmington Amphitheater: 8pm on July 15, New Wilmington Borough Park. Scottish violinists, Melinda Crawford and David Gardner.
Bitlemania at New Wilmington Coliseum: 6 p.m. July 16, New Wilmington Borough Park. Food provided by Big Mike’s Food Shack. Performance: From 6 to 8 pm, the Beatlemania with Liverpool Lads.
ARISE GOLF SCRAMBLE: 9 a.m. July 16, Sylvan Heights Golf Course, 2661 Ellwood Road. $80 per person. The registration deadline is July 13th. Call (724) 652-9206 or visit https://tinyurl.com/3kw4vw89
Inon Valley Community Day and Bluegrass Festival: 7 a.m. to 10 p.m. July 16, 95 Cass Street, Inon Valley. Breakfast at Masonic Lodge, 7-10 a.m.; Opening Ceremony at Memorial Park, 9 a.m.; 10 a.m. parade of vendors and artisans, Amish cakes, carnival bingo, historical parades, Civil War camps, children’s activities, bluegrass festival, fireworks.
10th Annual Classic Golf: Benefits Appear, 9 a.m., Venice Start, July 16, Sylvan Heights Golf Course, 2661 Elwood Road. $80 per person or $320 per team. Call (724) 652-9206 for information and care or visit www.ariselc.org.
Concerts at New Wilmington Amphitheater: 6 p.m. July 19, New Wilmington Borough Park. Food Vendor: Pizza Joe. Performance by the USAF Heritage Brass Band.
MOVIES IN THE PARK: “Encanto,” 8:30 p.m. on July 23, New Wilmington Borough Park. Bring a blanket or chairs.
FIREWORKS FESTIVAL: noon to 10pm on July 30, downtown New Castle.
Check Out the Hill View: 1 p.m. to 3 a.m. July 30, Haunted Hill View Manor, 2801 Ellwood Road. Ghost Hunting 101 Class with Dave Giuliano 1-4pm Tour 7-8pm Explore 8pm-3am Prices range from $40 to $95. (724) 657-6934.
Airship Mission West: August 3-7, Scotland Meadows Park, Union Township. Tonight’s amusement park preview, Aug. 3; balloon glow (dusk) rides, Aug. 4; 6-7 p.m. Balloon launch (weather permitting), amusement park rides, and crafts, August 5; morning (6-7 a.m.) and evening (6-7 p.m.) balloon shooting (weather permitting), amusement, rides, and crafts, August 6; 6-7 a.m. Balloon launch (weather permitting), Aug 7. Food and live entertainment every day.