Community Calendar: Local Events | Lifestyles


DANCE: 6:30 p.m. to 9:30 p.m. Mondays, Scott Township Fire Station, 3712 Harlansburg Road (Highway 108). Sponsored by the New Castle Country Music Association.

KINGS KIDS AFTER SCHOOL PROGRAM: 4-5:30 p.m. Thursdays, Grace United Methodist Ministry, Croton. Children from kindergarten to 6th grade and a program for students from 7th to 12th grade. Fun, fellowship, crafts, Bible stories and food. Special events include game nights, movie nights and excursions. For more information, call Sally at (724) 730-6688.

COMMUNITY BIBLE STUDY: 1-3 p.m. Thursdays, The Confluence, 214 E. Washington St. Lunch available for purchase. One chapter per week in the Gospel of John. Bring the Bible or call with a Bible app. Sponsored by the First Presbyterian Church.

GLORY GRILLE: Free lunch, 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m., first and third Saturdays of each month, First Presbyterian Church, 125 N. Jefferson St. Meals are partially funded by the Carolyn Knox Foundation.


LENT LUNCH: Wednesdays at noon until April 12, First United Brethren Church, 1900 Eastbrook Road. Participants should bring a takeaway to share. Drinks and table service will be provided. Pastor Marc Stephenson will have a devotional time. (724) 654-9653.

FISH FRY: 5-8 p.m. every Friday during Lent, Veterans of Foreign Wars, 1820 E. Washington St. Sponsored by the VFW Auxiliary. Fish sandwich, $10; fish dinner with a side, $11; fish dinner with two sides, $11. Fish can replace shrimp. A five-piece order is also available. Take-out orders available by calling (724) 658-8257.

FRUIT OF LENT FISH: 11 a.m. to 6 p.m. March 11, 18, 25, April 1 and 8, Saint-Vincent-de-Paul church, 1, promenade Lucymont. No fry on Good Friday. Call (724) 652-5538 Fridays from 10 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. to place take-out orders. Welcome without appointment. Baked or fried fish sandwiches, baked fish, fried fish, shrimp dinners. Also available: pasta e fagioli, $6 a pint; haluski, $8 a liter. See for details.

LENT FISH FRY LUNCH FOR TAKE-OUT: 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. March 11, 18, 25, and April 1 and 8, St. James Church, 4019 Route 422, Pulaski. No fry on Good Friday. Call (724) 652-3498 between 8:30 a.m. and 12:30 p.m. Friday to order. Shipping available for orders of 10 or more. Fish sandwich, fries, coleslaw, cookies, all for $10. Also available: pasta e fagioli, $6 a pint; and haluski, $8 a liter. See for details.

FISH FRY: 4-7 p.m. Friday through April 15, Mahoning Township Volunteer Fire Department. Possibility of on-site catering and take-away meals. Meals and sandwiches served. For more information, call (724) 667-8431.

FISH FRIES: 11 a.m. Friday through April 8, New Jerusalem Church, 1701 Moravia Street. (624) 656-6833.

KEG & EGGS: 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. March 12, Hop Asylum Brewing, 138 S. Market St., New Wilmington. Music, Irish food, green beer and more. Food specialties include hangover fries and Irish fries, as well as green eggs and lager with ham. No ticket required.

ALL YOU CAN USE BREAKFAST: 8 a.m. to 10 a.m. March 12, Savannah United Methodist Church, 84 Savannah Gardner Road. Adults, $8; children 4-10, $5; and children 3 and under, free.

SHAM-ROCK CANCER BREWS, BITES AND BANDS: 6-10 p.m. March 12 at The New Englander, 3009 Wilmington Road. Benefits from the American Cancer Society Relay for Life. Music by Grandview Soul and The Wait, beer tasting, snacks. For more information,

PANCAKES AND SAUSAGE BREAKFAST: 7:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. March 12, Galbreath Dining Room, Westminster College. Adults, $8; children under 12, $3. Sponsored by the New Wilmington Kiwanis Club. All proceeds benefit the New Wilmington Volunteer Fire Department.

HISPANIC WORSHIP: 11:00 a.m., March 13, Bible Way Church of God in Christ. Guest speaker, Pastor Nahum Martinez of the Hispanic Christian Community of Beaver County.

HIRING EVENT: 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. March 14, PA CareerLink® Lawrence County, located in the Central Building at 101 S. Mercer St. Silgan Closures representatives will conduct open interviews for all positions. The event is free and no appointment is necessary. Prospective candidates should dress for an interview and bring up-to-date copies of their resume. For more information, contact PA CareerLink Lawrence County at (724) 656-3165, or by email at [email protected]

SOUP SALE: 10 a.m. to noon, March 18-19, Shenango Presbyterian Church, 3144 Wilmington Road. Chicken noodles, chilli, stuffed pepper, beef with vegetables. $6 per litre. Call the church office anytime by March 14 at (724) 654-2322 to place an order. Social distancing and masks are mandatory during pick-up.

ALL YOU CAN EAT BREAKFAST: 8-11 a.m. March 19, Wampum American Legion, 436 Beaver St., Wampum. Adults, $10; children 5 and under, $5. The menu includes scrambled eggs; homemade fries; French toast; sausage, cookies and gravy; Bacon; Grill; coffee, tea and orange juice. Sponsored by American Legion Post 749.

MOBILE WALL: Meeting for those interested in participating in the American Legion Post 157 Moving Wall Project, 6:30 p.m. March 22, Ellwood City Area Historical Society, 310 Fifth St. Contact [email protected] if unable to attend or with questions.

PRAYER SHAWL MINISTRY: 12:30 p.m. March 23, organizational meeting to discuss plans for a new ministry, First Presbyterian Church 125 N. Jefferson St. Open to all denominations and knitters of all levels, from beginner to expert.

HIRING EVENT: 1-4 p.m. March 25, PA CareerLink® Lawrence County, located in the Central Building at 101 S. Mercer St. Representatives from the Anova Health Care System will conduct open interviews for all positions. No appointment necessary. Free to attend. Prospective candidates should dress for an interview and bring updated copies of their resume. For more information, contact PA CareerLink Lawrence County at (724) 656-3165, or by email at [email protected]

EGG AND PALM CROSS DECORATION CLASS: 10:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m. March 26, New Castle Public Library, 207 E. North St. Sponsored by Polish Americans of Lawrence County. $10 per person. Reservations are limited. For reservations, contact Reggie Bridges at (724) 971-6384 by March 23. Polish Americans are also accepting donations for the Ocalenie Foundation, which helps refugees, immigrants and returnees build new lives in Poland.

WESTMINSTER CELEBRITY SERIES CONCERT: Straight No Chaser, “Back in the High Life,” 7:30 p.m. March 26, Orr Auditorium, Westminster College, New Wilmington. Man a cappella group with more than 2 million albums sold worldwide. (724) 946-7354.

THE TAMBURITZANS: 3 p.m. March 27, Lincoln High School, 501 Crescent Ave., Ellwood City. Adult tickets reserved $30 in advance, $30 at the door. Students $15. Tickets available online at or 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. March 12 and 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. March 18 at the Ellwood Public Library. For more information, call (412) 974-6465.

MUSIC CLUB PERFORMANCE: 7:30 p.m., March 29, Northminster Presbyterian Church, 2434 Wilmington Road. Local instrumentalists and singers perform. Free and open to the public. (724) 652-8969.

BLOOD COLLECTION: 1-6 p.m. March 31, First Alliance Church, 111 Mission Meade Drive. Project Eagle Scout for Christian Golub of Neshannock Troop 743. People with O+, O-, A- and B- blood types especially need to consider donating as Power Red donors. To register, call (800) 733-2767 or visit and enter FIRSTALLIANCENC.

WESTMINSTER CELEBRITY SERIES FOR KIDS: “Mutts Gone Nuts,” 6:30 p.m. March 31, Orr Auditorium, Westminster College, New Wilmington. Spectacular friendly and family comedy dog. (724) 946-7354.


PANCAKES AND SAUSAGE BREAKFAST: 8 a.m. to 11 a.m. April 9, Hutchison Community Center, Pearson Park. Adults, $8; children under 12, $15. Sponsored by the Neshannock Lions Club.

SPRING CLEANING IN THE BOROUGH OF NEW BEAVER: April 23. Residents must have items to pick up curbside on the evening of April 22. Each house is limited to 300 pounds of trash. Magazines and newspapers should be securely fastened. Items must not exceed 5 feet in width. Items not eligible for pickup include computers, monitors, keyboards, mice, printers, building materials (drywall, toilets, etc.), mattresses, box springs, daybeds, refrigerators, stoves, microwaves, hazardous materials, televisions, cell phones, carpets and tires. Dried paint cans will be accepted.


WWII MEMORIAL RENEWAL: 5 p.m. May 22, Eastbrook United Methodist Church, 2412 Eastbrook Road. WWII Memorial Rededication Service for Hickory and Washington Townships, which was recently restored. Picnic to follow at 6 p.m. Information is being collected on the veterans listed on the memorial. Contact Bill McKee at (724) 730-8871 or Cheryl McKee at (724) 730-4900 to provide information.

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