April 8 Community Calendar | 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.-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.

BRIAR BROOK BRANGE MONTHLY BARN SALE: 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. the second full weekend of each month, beginning April 9 and 10, 330 Eastbrook Neshannock Falls Road. Women’s Clothing, Metal Sign Maker, Handmade Soaps, Farmhouse Signs, Antiques, Vintage Items, Refurbished Furniture, Home Decor. Expanded sales area for 2022. Food and coffee vendors both days. Amish donuts on Saturday.


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

FRUIT OF LENT FISH: 11 a.m. to 6 p.m. April 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 www.hsplc.org for details.

LENTEN FISH FRY LUNCH TO GO: 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. April 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 www.hsplc.org for details.

FISH FRY: 3:30-7:30 p.m. April 8 and 15, American Legion Post 343, 134 N. Jefferson St. Dine-in or take-out. Cod dinner including choice of side, coleslaw, roll and dessert, $15. Fish sandwich with coleslaw, $10. A side dish of zucchini fries, macaroni and cheese, green beans, baked potato or fries and coleslaw, $12. Additional sides with dinner are $3.50 each. Brownies, $1. Soft drinks, coffee and bottled water will be available. To place an order by phone, call (724) 658-3990 between 10 a.m. and 2 p.m. Friday.

FISH FRY: 5-8 p.m. April 8 and 15, 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.

FISH FRY: 4-7 p.m. April 8 and 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.

WASHINGTON STREET CLEANUP: Volunteers wanted for an April 9 cleanup of East and West Washington streets, between East Street and the Columbus Innerbelt. The initiative is scheduled from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. Volunteers should arrive at La Confluence between 8:30 a.m. and 9 a.m. for donuts, greetings, and homework.

PANCAKES AND SAUSAGE BREAKFAST: 8 a.m. to 11 a.m. April 9, Hutchison Community Center, Pearson Park. Adults, $8; children under 12, $5. Sponsored by the Neshannock Lions Club.

ALL YOU CAN USE BREAKFAST: 8 a.m. to 10 a.m. April 9, Savannah United Methodist Church, 84 Savannah Gardner Road. Adults, $8; children 4-10, $5; and under 3 years old, free.

HOLY SPIRIT EASTERFEST: 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. April 9, Holy Spirit Parish Center, 117 N. Beaver St. Food to eat on site, plus Easter foods to take home. Shopping at Easterfest Country Store and Holy Spirit Gift Shop. Palm crosses, spring decor, pierogis, cabbage rolls, haluski, kielbassa, soups, nut rolls, stuffed shellfish, rice pie, squares of pie, cookies, sweets, lamb with butter, horseradish, cinnamon buns, basket raffle. See www.holyspiritparishoflawrencecounty.org for details.

RABIES CLINIC: 9-11 a.m. April 9, Wilmington Township Municipal Building (Mercer County), 35 Auction Road, New Wilmington. $10 per animal. (724) 946-8074.

BRIAR BROOK BRANGE MONTHLY BARN SALE: April 9 and 10, 10 a.m. to 4 p.m., 330 Eastbrook Road Neshannock Falls. Women’s Clothing, Metal Sign Maker, Handmade Soaps, Farmhouse Signs, Antiques, Vintage Items, Refurbished Furniture, Home Decor. Expanded vendor space for 2022. Food and coffee vendor both days. Amish donuts on Saturday. The coffee vendor is Homeschool Coffee Roasters. April’s food truck will be Cousins ​​Maine Lobster from Pittsburgh.

JOURNEY TO THE CROSS: 5-9 p.m. April 14 and 15, Victory New Wilmington, 22 Victory Lane, New Wilmington. A meditative and prayerful walk offering 13 stations complete with live Bible actors depicting events leading up to the crucifixion. Free admission, refreshments offered. (724) 946-8706

FREE EASTER DINNER: 1-3 p.m. April 17, Clinton United Methodist Church, 1147 Old Route 18, Wampum. Pickup or delivery available. Everyone is welcome. Contact Laurie Miller at (724) 657-4328 for more information.

UNITY: Unity in the Community event, April 20, Scottish Rite Cathedral. The guest speaker is New Castle native actor, producer and author Sean Kanan. Free entrance. This year’s theme is “You can get there from here”. Refreshments, exhibits, family art tables, winners’ gallery featuring photos and biographies of over 100 people who “got here from here.” Free New Castle High School and Washington Center parking with free shuttle to and from event by New Castle Area Transit Authority and ACTS buses. Doors open at 2 p.m.

CANDY FEST: 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. April 23, Evangel Community Church, 1530 Harlansburg Road.

FLEA MARKET: 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. April 23, Grace United Methodist Ministries, 910 Croton Ave. Lunch available for purchase. COVID guidelines followed where applicable.

ALL YOU CAN BREAKFAST: 8 a.m. to 11 a.m. April 23, American Legion Post 749, 436 Beaver St., Wampum. Scrambled eggs, hash browns, French toast, sausage, biscuits and gravy, bacon, toast, coffee, tea and orange juice. Adults $10, children 5 and under $6.

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 pots will be accepted.

SPRING GARDENING SYMPOSIUM: 8:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. April 23, Grace United Methodist Ministry, 135 Decker Drive. Brought to you by Penn State Master Gardeners of Lawrence County. Cost is $55 and includes a light breakfast, buffet lunch (with vegetarian and special dietary options), beverages, and a workshop package. There will also be a silent auction and a variety of vendors. To register, go online at https://extension.psu.edu/spring-gardening-symposium or call (877) 345-0691. The deadline for registration is April 18. After registration closes, the cost will be $60. Walk-ins may be accepted if space permits, but meals and a workshop package will not be guaranteed.

FIFTH ANNUAL BRAVEHEART TESTIMONY DINNER: 5:45 p.m., April 24, New Englander Banquet Center, 3009 Wilmington Road. The dinner recognizes and honors brave individuals who have fought the disease of drug addiction and won. Tickets are $35 per person and can be purchased by calling Randy Crum at (724) 730-1234, Vaughn Crisci at (724) 301-0978 or Dan Bailey at (724) 657-7466. Sponsored by Vision Ministries—Pathway to Freedom.

STEPPIN’ UP FOR KIDS: Sponsored by the Children’s Advocacy Center of Lawrence County, event focused on child abuse prevention, education, and family fun, 4-7 p.m. April 28 at the center, 2010 W State St. Free activities for kids including crafts and an obstacle course with a basket raffle, food trucks and t-shirts for an additional fee. More information is available on the center’s Facebook page or by calling (724) 758-4688.

BREW SALE: 8 a.m. to 3 p.m. April 29 and 8 a.m. to 2 p.m. April 30, Life Changing Ministries, 2929 Mercer Road. Proceeds are donated to the Samaritan Purse US Disaster Relief Fund. Unvaccinated people are asked to wear masks and everyone is reminded to keep social distancing.

FLEA MARKET: 9 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. April, Northminster Presbyterian Church, 2434 Wilmington Road. Sponsored by the Voluntary Worker Class. All proceeds go to missionary projects.


BENEFIT BINGO: 2 p.m. May 15, Sallmen Social Center, 110 E. Division St. Doors open at noon. Tickets are $10 in advance and $15 at the door. All pre-sold tickets will receive stamps. Auction baskets will also be available during the event. Proceeds go to Arise. Call (724) 652-9206 for more information and sponsorships or visit www.ariselc.org.

LAWRENCE COUNTY GARDEN MART: 8 a.m. to 1 p.m. May 21, Cascade Park Dance Hall. Interested sellers should contact Debbi Cameron at (724) 730-9414.

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.


10TH ANNUAL GOLF CLASSIC: Arise Benefits, 9:00 a.m. tee time, July 16, Sylvan Heights Golf Course, 2661 Ellwood Rd. $80 per person or $320 per team. Call (724) 652-9206 for more information and sponsorships or visit www.ariselc.org.


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