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.

PRESCHOOL STORYTIME: Thursday 1 p.m. to March 10, McGill Library on the Westminster College campus. Hosted by students from the School of Education who will share a book about animals and their habitats and lead a learning activity. Sessions will last one hour. From 4 to 6 years old. Masks must be worn at all times inside the library. For more information, contact the library at (724) 946-6000.

LENT LUNCH: Wednesdays at noon from March 2 to 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: 4-7 p.m. Fridays, March 4-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) 730-5412.


BE MINE WINE TRAIL: 3-10 p.m. Feb. 18, 11 a.m.-10 p.m. Feb. 19, Nova Destinations, 1474 Route 208, New Wilmington. Ticket includes flight and wine pairing at each location (Nova Cellars Winery, Brew 32 Craft Brewery, Knockin’ Noggin, Scallywag Distilling and Fractured Grape Wine Cellars). Specialized themed drinks at each location, plus a version of the Newlywed game.

GO MRS. MARKHAM”: February 18, 19, 20, 24, 25, 26 and 27, New Castle Playhouse Annex Theatre, 202 E. Long Ave. Performances are at 7:30 p.m. Thursdays, Fridays and Saturdays and 2 p.m. Sundays. newcastleplayhouse. org or (724) 654-3437.

MOVING WALL PROJECT: Meeting for those interested in volunteering for the August tour of the Vietnam War Memorial Moving Wall sponsored by the American Legion Post 157, 6:30 p.m. Feb. 22, Ellwood City Area Historical Society, 310 5th St.

• WINTER TREE ID: 1:00-3:00 p.m., Feb. 23, Five Points Group Tent Area, North Shore, Moraine State Park. Join DCNR staff for a guided walk through the trails of Five Points visiting a variety of trees and using forestry techniques and tools. Dress for the weather, snow or sun (bad weather cancels the event) and bring a drink or snack and a desire to learn. All ages are welcome, suitable for families. Reservations required, call the park office (724) 368-8811.


ASH WEDNESDAY FISH FRY: 11 a.m. to 6 p.m. March 2, Saint-Vincent-de-Paul Church, 1 Lucymont Drive. Call (724) 652-5538 from 10 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. Friday to place takeout 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 pint. See for details.

BUCKWHEAT CAKES AND ALL-YOU-SEE SAUSAGES DAY: 7 a.m. to 6 p.m. March 5, Voluntary Fire Brigade Company. Adults, $10; children 6-12, $6; children 5 and under, free. Wheelchair access available. Regular pancakes also served. For more information, send an email to [email protected] or visit the Facebook page.

FRUIT OF LENT FISH: 11 a.m. to 6 p.m. March 4, 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 pint. See for details.

• SAINT-ESPRIT PARISH BREAKFAST: 7:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. March 6, Saint-Esprit Parish Center, 117 N. Beaver St. Adults, $10; children, $5; 2 years and under, free. Bacon, sausage, eggs, pancakes, French toast, juice, milk, coffee and tea. for details.

• HOLY SPIRIT PARISH LENT LUNCH: Noon to 1:00 pm, March 9, Holy Spirit Parish Center, 117 N. Beaver Street. Rick Thompson. $6 per person at the door, exact change appreciated. To register by phone, call Cathy Frank at (724) 654-9371, ext. 1, or Bonnie Williams at (724) 698-7453. See for details.


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