USED BOOK COLLECTION: Book donations are accepted Monday through Friday, 9:00 am to 4:00 pm at the New Wilmington Borough Building, 124 High St., New Wilmington. No encyclopedias, textbooks or VHS tapes. The books will be sold at a sale benefiting the Kiwanis Club of New Wilmington and Boy Scout Troop 733. This sale is scheduled for August 11 from 9:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.; 9am to 7pm Aug 12; and 8 a.m. to 2 p.m. August 13 at Neshannock Presbyterian Church, 330 W. Neshannock Ave., New Wilmington.
DANCE: Mondays from 6:30 p.m. to 9:30 p.m., Scott Township Firehall, 3712 Harlansburg Road (Route 108). Sponsored by the New Castle Country Music Association.
COMMUNITY BIBLE STUDIES: Thursdays, 1:00 p.m. to 3:00 p.m., The Confluence, 214 E. Washington St. Lunch available for purchase. One chapter per week in the Gospel of John. Bring the Bible or a phone with a Bible app. Sponsored by First Presbyterian Church.
GLORY GRILLE: Complimentary meal, 11:30 a.m. to 1:00 p.m. on the first and third Saturday of each month, First Presbyterian Church, 125 N. Jefferson St. Meals are funded in part by the Carolyn Knox Foundation.
BRIAR BROOK BARN MONTHLY BARN SALE: 10am to 4pm on the second full weekend of each month, 330 Eastbrook Neshannock Falls Road. Women’s Clothing, Metal Sign Makers, Handmade Soaps, Farmhouse Signs, Antiques, Vintage Items, Reclaimed Furniture, Home Decor. Food and coffee vendors on both days. Amish Saturday Donuts. Coffee Vendor is Homeschool Coffee Roasters.
NEW WILMINGTON AMPHITHEATER CONCERTS: July 19, 6 p.m., New Wilmington Borough Park. Grocery Vendor: Pizza Joe’s. Performance by the USAF Heritage Brass Band.
SPAY/Cat Spayer: July 20, sponsored by the Lawrence County Animal Relief Fund. The cost is $75 which includes rabies and distemper vaccinations, flea treatment and ear mite treatment if necessary. Visit LCARF.com to print an application. Mail the completed application along with a $75 check or money order to schedule an appointment. Call (724) 510-4952 for more information.
NEIL SIMONS “THEY’RE PLAYING OUR SONG”: 21.-24. July, New Castle Playhouse, 212 E. Long Ave. For tickets and information visit newcastleplayhouse.org or call (724) 654-3437.
RED BARN PLAYERS: “Bye, Bye Birdie”, May 21-23 July, 8 p.m., Red Barn Theater, 1279 Route 288, Fombell.
HOME TOWN SUMMER CONCERTS: July 22, 6:00 p.m. to 9:00 p.m., Riverwalk Park, Downtown New Castle. Appearance of Grandview Soul.
THE TRAIL NOT TO BE NAMED WINE TRAIL: July 22, 3:00 p.m. to 10:00 p.m., July 23, 11:00 a.m. to 10:00 p.m., Nova Destinations, 1478 Route 208, New Wilmington. Attendees will receive a drink and treat at each stop including Nova Cellars, Brew 32, Knockin Noggin, Scallywags Distilling, The Orchard, and Spring Water Seltzer. Buy tickets online at https://tinyurl.com/yxxxk2ba
MOVIES IN THE PARK: “Encanto,” July 23, 8:30 p.m., New Wilmington Borough Park. Bring blankets or chairs.
INDOOR YARD SALE/BACK SALE/SOUP SALE: 9am to 1pm, 23 July, Good Shepherd Lutheran Church, 2323 Old Butler Road. Proceeds benefited the church fund of funds, with tithing going to ARISE. For more information, call (724) 657-4733.
FRESH MARKETPLACE: July 23, 9 a.m. to 1 p.m., corner of Chestnut and Vine Streets, New Wilmington. More than 35 farmer and artist vendors, live music (from 10 a.m.), children’s entertainment.
HOMETOWN GROWER AND MAKERS MARKET: 8am to 12pm, July 23, Cascade Galleria car park. The market features fresh produce vendors, artisans, artisans, bakers, Amish-made items, jewelry, homewares and more.
ELLWOOD CITY SUMMER CONCERT SERIES: July 23, 7:00 p.m., Community Plaza, Ellwood City, featuring Tony Barge and the Honky Tonk Heroes. The rain location will be the Lincoln High School Auditorium.
CASEY K CREATIONS COMMUNITY DAY: Noon to 7 p.m. July 23, Casey K Creations, 2701 Wilmington Road. Chick-Fil-A and Kim’s Ice Cream Trucks, Jeff Feola, Creekside Winery, Croakers Brewing Company, Vendors, Face Painting, Drawings, Giveaways, Discounted Pottery Painting.
ELLWOOD CITY FARMERS MARKET: 8 a.m. to 12 p.m., July 23, Municipal Lot, Beaver Avenue, Ellwood City. Live music from 9:30am to 11:30am
CHRISTMAS DECORATION SALE: July 23, 9am-4pm, Copernicus Room, New Castle Public Library. Large selection of collectable Christmas ornaments, many still in their original packaging. Sponsored by the Friends of the Library.
PEARSON PARK SUMMER MUSIC SERIES: July 24, 3-5pm, Pearson Park, Neshannock Parish. Musical performance by Jon & Bob (70’s & 80’s, acoustic). Bring your own chairs or blankets.
THE TRAIL NOT TO BE NAMED WINE TRAIL: July 29, 3:00 p.m. to 10:00 p.m., July 30, 11:00 a.m. to 10:00 p.m., Nova Destinations, 1478 Route 208, New Wilmington. Attendees will receive a drink and treat at each stop including Nova Cellars, Brew 32, Knockin Noggin, Scallywags Distilling, The Orchard, and Spring Water Seltzer. Buy tickets online at https://tinyurl.com/yxxxk2ba
BOOK BOOKING: 6:30-7:30 p.m. July 28, Lawrence County Historical Society’s Clavelli Mansion, 408 N. Jefferson St. Susan Hougelman, author of “Inside the Simple Life: Finding Inspiration Among the Amish,” talks about her book speak and sign copies of the book after the discussion. Reservations are $5 per person and must be made prior to the event. Attendees can also tour the Clavelli Mansion at 5:00 PM for an additional fee of $5 per person. Reservations are required and can be made by calling (724) 658-4022.
ELLWOOD CITY SUMMER CONCERT SERIES: July 30, 7:00 p.m., Community Plaza, Ellwood City, with Lawrence County Brass. The rain location will be the Lincoln High School Auditorium.
FIREWORKS FESTIVAL: Noon to 10pm July 30, downtown New Castle.
FIREWORKS VIEWING AND TOUR: July 30th, Lawrence County Historical Society’s Clavelli Mansion, 408 N. Jefferson St. Refreshments such as hot dogs, ice cream, and soda are available for purchase from 7pm to 10pm. Looney Toons perform at the Historical Society Annex from 7-8 p.m. courtesy of the Historic Warner Cascade Theater Museum. Guests can stay to watch the fireworks from the Clavelli Mansion’s front porch or lawn. Reservations are not required and participation is free. Attendees can also tour the Clavelli Mansion at 7:00 PM for $5 per person. Reservation is required for the tour. For reservations, contact the Lawrence County Historical Society at (724) 658-4022.
EXPLORE HAUNT HILL VIEW: July 30, 1:00 p.m. to 3:00 a.m., Haunted Hill View Manor, 2801 Ellwood Road. Ghost Hunting 101 Class with Dave Juliano 1pm-4pm, Tour 7pm-8pm, Exploration 8pm-3am. Prices range from $40 to $95. (724) 657-6934.
HOMETOWN GROWER AND MAKERS MARKET: 8am to 12pm July 30, Cascade Galleria car park. The market features fresh produce vendors, artisans, artisans, bakers, Amish-made items, jewelry, homewares and more.
ELLWOOD CITY FARMERS MARKET: 8 a.m. to 12 p.m. July 30, Municipal Parking Lot, Beaver Avenue, Ellwood City. Live music from 9:30am to 11:30am
FRESH MARKETPLACE: July 30, 9 a.m. to 1 p.m., corner of Chestnut and Vine Streets, New Wilmington. More than 35 farmer and artist vendors, live music (from 10 a.m.), children’s entertainment.
PEARSON PARK SUMMER MUSIC SERIES: July 31, 3pm-5pm, Pearson Park, Neshannock Parish. Musical performance by the Dante DiThomas Swing Band. Bring your own chairs or blankets.
WESTERN PA BALLOON QUEST: 3rd-7th August, Scotland Meadows Park, Union Township. Cruise Cruise Preview Night, August 3; Balloon Glow (Twilight) and Rides, August 4; 6 to 7 p.m. balloon launch (weather permitting), rides, crafts, August 5; morning (6 a.m. to 7 a.m.) and evening (6 p.m. to 7 p.m.) balloon launches (weather permitting), amusements, rides, crafts, August 6; 6am to 7am balloon launch (weather permitting), August 7th. Food and live entertainment every day.