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CHURCH NEWS
 
Celebrate Juneteenth: 1 to 4 p.m. June 15, Marion Hill Christian and Missionary Alliance fellowship hall, 4607 Rochester Road, New Brighton. Juneteenth is oldest known celebration commemorating the ending of slavery in the United States. Food and live entertainment. Tickets, $10 each. Sponsored by the Deaconess Ministry of Second Baptist Church in Rochester. Tickets and information, call 724-843-3587.

Turning Point: 6 p.m. Saturdays, HeBrews Cafe, Faith Community United Methodist Church, 341 Jefferson St., Rochester. Nontraditional worship, no preacher, “come as you are” time of reflection, conversation and fellowship. Information, 724-775-3447 or email faithonjefferson@gmail.com.

Annual Caregiver Retreat-Relax, Refresh and Renew Your Spirit: 1 to 5 p.m. June 2, St. Frances Cabrini Catholic Parish, 115 Trinity Drive, Center Township. The Rev. Thomas Sparacino, rector and director of preordination formation at St. Paul Seminary in Pittsburgh, will speak about self-love. Includes quiet reflection, prayer time, a barbecue meal, and Center Township resident Bronte Lucci performing Broadway tunes. Free; registration required by May 28. Call 724-462-5436 or email sfcnurse@yahoo.com.
 
MEETINGS

Beaver Valley Christian Women’s Club Luncheon: 11:45 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. June 11, The Fez, 2312 Brodhead Road, Hopewell Township. Diane Wakefield, director of the Beaver Area Memorial Library will discuss the library’s resources. Main speaker Nancy Montagna will present “From Straight Jacket to Sound Mind.” Buffet luncheon; $10; cash only. Complimentary child care available. Reservations, call 724-375-5757 or email pathaller44@hotmail.com by June 6.

Imagination Station, Summer Art Camps: 9 a.m. to noon weekly from June 18 to 28, Merrick Art Gallery, 1100 Fifth Ave., New Brighton. For children ages 5 to 12. Flower theme focuses on creating blooming flowers by painting, a paper sculpture and printmaking. Bee theme, June 25 to 28; focuses on making bees with clay, printmaking and drawing. Cost, $60 per week, materials included. Registration and payment deadline is June 14 at gallery or online at www.merrickartgallery.org. Information, call 724-846-1130 or email director@merrickartgallery.org.

Comic Book Heroes Teen Workshop: 1 to 3 p.m. June 14, Merrick Art Gallery, 1100 Fifth Ave., New Brighton. Students, ages 13 to 18, will create and draw their own comic book heroes. Cost, $60, materials included. Registration and information, online at: www.merrickartgallery.org, call 724-846-1130 or email director@merrickartgallery.org.

Watercolors and Sketching Adult Workshops: 1 to 3 p.m. June 21 (watercolors) and June 28, (sketching); Merrick Art Gallery, 1100 Fifth ave., New Brighton. Adults will illustrate florals in watercolor in Merrick garden; adults will choose and sketch a painting in the gallery. Cost, $65 per workshop, materials included. Registration and information online at: www.merrickartgallery.org, call 724-846-1130 or email director@merrickartgallery.org.

Caregiver Support Group of Beaver County: 1 to 3:30 p.m. June 5 and first Wednesday of each month, Alzheimer’s Association, Greater Pennsylvania chapter, 472 Constitution Blvd., Patterson Township. Led by trained facilitators to offer caregivers, family and friends of persons with dementia support, coping issues, community resources. Information: 412-526-9974.

Conscious Contact Meeting of Narcotics Anonymous: 11 a.m. every Sunday, Drug and Alcohol Services of Beaver County, 697 State St., Beaver.

Adult Children of Alcoholics and Dysfunctional Family Meeting: noon every Sunday, Drug and Alcohol Services of Beaver County, 697 State St., Beaver. Weekly meeting sponsored by Drug and Alcohol Services of Beaver County. Information, call 724-728-8200.

Alcoholics Anonymous Beginner’s Meeting: noon every Tuesday, Drug and Alcohol Services of Beaver County, 697 State St., Beaver.

NAMI (National Alliance on Mental Illness) Connection: noon every Tuesday, NAMI Support Group, 1229 Third St., Beaver. Weekly lunch and support group for people with a mental illness led by facilitators. Information, online at www.namibeavercounty.org; call 724-888-6877 or email rmattia@namibeavercounty.com.

Refuge Recovery Meeting: noon every Thursday, Drug and Alcohol Services of Beaver County, 697 State St., Beaver. Buddhist-based addiction recovery program sponsored by Drug and Alcohol Services of Beaver County. Information, call 724-728-8200.

Grief Share: 6 to 7:30 p.m. Thursdays, Faith Community United Methodist Church, 341 Jefferson St., Rochester. Weekly support group for those who have lost someone close. Each session is self-contained. Information, call 724-775-3447.

Compassionate Friends: 2 to 4 p.m. the second Sunday of each month through November, Westminster United Presbyterian Church, 115 N. Mercer Ave., New Brighton. Self-help support group for bereaved parents, siblings and grandparents who have lost a child of any age and any circumstance. Information, 724-847-1494.

DINNERS, FOOD SALES

Fish Fry: 3 to 9 p.m. every Friday, Monaca Turners, 1700 Old Brodhead Road, Center Township. Baked and fried fish. Takeouts available by calling 724-774-7007.

Fish Fry: 11 a.m. to 7 p.m. every Friday, Aliquippa Croatian Center, 2365 Concord St.

FUNDRAISERS

Golf for Kids’ Sake: 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. June 21, the Club at Shadow Lakes, 2000 Beaver Lakes Blvd., Hopewell Township. The 18-hole scramble includes breakfast, snack, awards lunch, beer carts and prizes. Admisssion: $125 per individual; $500 per foursome. Benefits Big Brothers, Big Sisters of Beaver County. Information: 724-843-4600 or email info@bcbigs.org.

Relay for Life 2019: 10 a.m. June 15 to 10 a.m. June 16, Bradys Run Park, 121 Bradys Run Road, Brighton Township. Goal is to raise $200,000 for the American Cancer Society in honor and memory of those affected by cancer. Opening ceremony at 10 a.m., survivor ceremony at noon; Celebrate, remember, fight back ceremony at 5:30 p.m., luminaria ceremony at 9 p.m. Family friendly, food games, raffles, live music, disc jockey, Relay Kid Zone. Information, call 412-919-1049 or 800-227-2345; email Lyndsie. McPadden@cancer.org or online at www.relayforlife.org.

American Legion Riders Post 580 Benefit Ride and Food Drive: 10:30 a.m. to 6 p.m. June 16, Cactus Lounge, 353 Center Grange Road, Center Township. Ride will leave Cactus Lounge at noon, travel 42 miles to Mike Penn’s Tavern in Salem, Ohio for a buffet, then return to Cactus for food, entertainment and 50/50 drawing. Cost, $20 per person, includes food. A Faith Restorations Inc. truck will be parked at Cactus for non-perishable food donations such as canned goods, instant dinners, rice, pasta, cereals, peanut butter, and jelly. Donations will be used to support the food pantry and provide home repairs, food and spiritual support to those in need, especially veterans. Information, www.faithrestorations.org

 Blues and Brews: 7 to 10 p.m. June 21, B.F. Jones Memorial Library, 663 Franklin Ave., Aliquippa. Night of music featuring Billy the Kid & the Regulators, food and craft beer, rain or shine. Tickets, $25 each, available at library. Proceeds benefit the library. Information, call 724-375-2900.

 Monaca Mad Dash 5K Run/Walk: 9 a.m. June 22, John A. Antoline Memorial Park, 1098 Jackson Ave., Monaca. Registration, start and finish line at park. Payment, in advance, $15; race day, $20. Register online at www.runsignup.com. Registration begins at 7:45 a.m. Proceeds benefit the John A. Antoline Memorial Foundation and Big Brothers, Big Sisters of Beaver County. Part of Monaca Community Day. Information and map at www.monacamaddash.com.

Cannonball Run 2019: 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. June 2, 149 Ridge Road, Darlington. An 80.6-mile ride to various locations including Louanne’s RT 68, VFW Post 8106 and State Line Tavern. Cost: $5 per person includes last stop pay out. All donations will benefit a veteran in need and town renovations.

Moonlight Masquerade Spring Gala: 5:30 p.m. June 8, Seven Oaks Country Club, 132 Lisbon Road, Ohioville. Hors d’oeuvres at 5:30 p.m., dinner at 6 p.m. Harlem Globetrotters announcer Matt Farago is emcee. Silent and live auction. Beaver Area High School Quartet performs. Benefits the Salvation Army of Beaver County. Tickets: $100 per person, available online at salvationarmywpa.org/beavergala.

Coldwell Banker Golf Classic: 10 a.m. June 3, Diamond Run Golf Club, 132 Laurel Oak Drive, Sewickley. Golf, cocktails, auctions, raffles, dinner, awards ceremony. Individual golfer, before May 1, $195. Benefits Make-A-Wish of Greater Pennsylvania and West Virginia. Hosted by Coldwell Banker Real Estate Services Charity Events. Non-golf activities planned. Information and registration online at www.cbgolfclassic.com; tickets available through Eventbrite. Sponsorship information, call 412-548-1222 or email diana.werkmeister@pittsburghmoves.com.

COMMUNITY

The Grooms concert: 7 to 8:30 p.m. June 10, Merrick Art Gallery, 1100 Fifth Ave., New Brighton. Bring lawn chairs or blankets. Information, call 724-846-1130. Free.

Betty Douglas and Friends concert: 7 p.m. June 19, Lincoln Park, 1 Lincoln Park, Midland. Free.

Beaver County Symphonic Wind Ensemble concert: 7 p.m. June 25, Hopewell Township Community Park, 2500 Laird Drive. Free. Information: 724-378-1460.

Strawberry Festival: 4 to 7 p.m. New Sewickley Presbyterian Chruch, 101 Big Knob Road. All welcome.

 Aliquippa Greek Food Festival: Noon to 9 p.m. June 10 to June 15, Kimisis Tis Theotokou Greek Orthodox Church, 2111 Davidson St. Greek food and pastries,entertainment. Information, 724-375-5341.

William Livingston II Memorial Blood Drive: 2 to 7 p.m. June 7, Patterson Township fire hall, 319 Darlington Road. Conducted by Vitalant, formerly the Central Blood Bank. Make an appointment, online at www.vitalant.org, click on orange donate button and search group code Z0020932; download Vitalant –Pittsburgh mobile app for smart phone, or call 724-513-7400 or 877-258-4825. Sponsored by the family and friends of William Livingston, a district justice and former Patterson Township police chief, who died in November 2016 of leukemia.

Vintage Couture Fashion Show and Luncheon: 1 to 3 p.m. June 5, Center at the Mall, Beaver Valley Mall, Center Township. Features designs by Professional Outfitted. Tickets, $12, sold only in advance by calling 724-774-5654 before June 3.

Soapbox Derby Regional Qualifying Race: 8:30 to 5 p.m. June 8, Beaver County Emergency Services Center, 351 14th St., Ambridge. Field of about 40 cars driven by area young, ages 7 to 17 in two divisions of Soapbox Derby gravity powered racing cars. Winners of each division will represent Western Pennsylvania in world finals in Akron, Ohio in July. Free. Information, 724-263-5515 or www.soapboxderby.org.

Harmony Museum’s Herb and Garden Fair: 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. June 8, 1805 Harmonist Barn, 303 Mercer Road, Harmony. Visitors may donate and/or trade potted plants; vendor plant sales, garden tools, art, accessories. Free admission and parking. Lunch available. Information, call 724-452-7341 or online at www.harmonymuseum.org.

Couch Potato Jam Version 1.0: 7 to 10 p.m. June 12, Hopewell Township Community Park, 2500 Laird Drive. An informal of musical talent; performers and spectators welcome. First of three jams. Free; no registration required. Concessions available. Information, 724-378-1460.

Friday Fun Day Summer Community Fair: 1 to 4 p.m. June 14, Heritage Valley Family Medicine Center, 1125 Seventh Ave., Beaver Falls. Community resource fair, free food, kids’ activities, games, music, raffles, free health screenings, walk-in clinic and free sports/school physicals for the uninsured. Sponsored by the Heritage Valley Health System. Information, call 724-773-2045 or email rcatley@hvhs.org.

Monaca Cornet Band: 7 to 9 p.m. June 11, Hopewell Community Park, 2500 Laird Drive. Marches, pop and rock. Bring lawn chair or blanket. Free.

Tea and Fashion Show: 1 to 4 p.m. June 2, St. Elijah Serbian Center, 2200 Main St., Aliquippa. Tickets, $25; reservations required at 724-375-2784.

Garrison Day Show and Sale: 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. June 8, Central Parks, Beaver. Arts, crafts, antiques vendors, food, refreshments, art show, music by the Fort McIntosh Fife and Drum Corps. Information: 724-544-0477.

Beaver Falls Car Cruise: Noon to 8 p.m. June 8, Seventh Avenue, Beaver Falls, rain or shine. Features more than 3,500 vehicles. Free dash plaques and goodie bags for cruisers, disc jockeys, entertainment, food and retail vendors. Sponsored by the Beaver Falls Car Cruise. Free admission. Information, online at www.facebook.com/BeaverFallsCarCruise.

Chippewa Township Household Hazardous and Electronic Waste Recycling Event: 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. June 15, Veterans Park, 3838 37th St. Extension. Acceptable hazardous waste includes paint, paint thinner, cleaning products, pesticides, car and household batteries, pool chemicals, anti-freeze. Payment by the pound from $1.25 for paint to $1.45 for antifreeze. Acceptable electronics include TVs, computers and accessories, printers, cell phones, air conditioners, small refrigerators, dehumidifiers. Registration required online at www.ecsr.net or call 866-815-0016 by June 14.

New Brighton Underground Railroad “safe houses” dedication: 11 a.m. June 15, New Brighton First Presbyterian Church, 1199 Third Ave. New Brighton Historical Society will dedicate historical markers at two remaining safe houses and two other former sites that served as sanctuary for slaves fleeing the South during the Civil War. “New Brighton Underground Railroad Walking Tour,” a brochure, is also available at sites throughout the county

Rochester Community Day Celebration Car Show: Noon to 5 p.m. June 15, former Kmart parking lot, Rochester. Live radio broadcast, birthday wheel, prizes, sidewalk sales.

Beaver County BOOM! IX: 9:45 p.m. June 22, Convergence of the Ohio and Beaver rivers. Sponsored by PUSH Beaver County. Fireworks by Zambelli Fireworks. Musical theme is “Dancin’ Through the Decades” simulcast on Beaver County Radio WBVP — (AM 1230) and WMBA (AM-1460).

Oak Grove Community Garden Plots Available: Oak Grove Community Garden, 432 Harkins Mill Road, New Sewickley Township, accepting plot reservations to grow your own vegetables. Plots are 10 feet by 20 feet. Cost, $20 each, includes tools and water. Ready to plant. No experience necessary; limited number available. Vegetables may also be shared with the Beaver Valley Mental Health Association. Information, email oglcgarden@gmail.com or 724-774-6410

Tea and Fashion Show: 1 to 4 p.m. June 2, St. Elijah Serbian Center, 2200 Main St., Aliquippa. Tickets, $45; reservations required. Call, 724-375-2784.

Darlington Days: May 31 to June 2, Darlington. May 31, Bob Lackner Memorial Polo Match, 8 p.m., gate admission, $5 per person; early parking, $5. Pre-polo tailgating party, includes buffet, $20. June 1: entertainment begins at 11 a.m. including Justin Wade, Barstool Mount, Willow Creek and Watevr bands; fireworks at 10 p.m. June 2, 10 a.m. nondenominational church service, entertainment by Mule Factory, East of Eden, Echo Valley; car show, 1 to 4 p.m., free registration, rain or shine. Information and schedule online at www.facebook.com/DarlingtonDays.
The Grooms in Concert: 7 to 8:30 p.m. June 10, Merrick Art Gallery, 1100 Fifth Ave., New Brighton. Free. Bring lawn chair or blankets. Sponsored by the New Brighton Business District Authority, the Beaver Valley Musicians Union and the Beaver County Commissioners.
 
Beaver Library Used Book Sale Donations: Beaver Area Memorial Library, 100 College Ave. Gently used books, DVDs, CDs, jigsaw puzzles and board games will be accepted for library’s sale on May 31 and June 1. VHS and cassette tapes, textbooks, encyclopedias and Reader’s Digest and National Geographic magazines cannot be accepted. All items should be in good, usable condition. Information, 724-775-1132.
 
EDUCATION

3, 2, 1, Blast Off!: 11 a.m. to noon, June 21, B.F.Jones Memorial Library, 663 Franklin Ave., Aliquippa. Carnegie Science Center visitors present and demonstrate the science of rockets, Families with children, ages 8 to 12 welcome. Free. Registration required at 724-375-2900,

Dementia Education Series: 5 p.m. June 6, Elmcroft of Chippewa, 104 Pappan Business Drive, Chippewa Township. Light refreshments at 5 p.m., virtual dementia tour at 5:30 p.m. Presented by Elmcroft and Gateway Hospice. Reservations required; limited seats. Call 724-891-3333 or email melissa.bartoles@elmcroft.com by May 24.

Three-Day Beginning Genealogy and Family Research Class: 7 to 9 p.m. June 4 and 11, Beaver County Genealogy and History Center, 250 E. End Ave., Beaver. Focuses on how to begin researching family history, to complete genealogical charts and forms and how to protect research. Cost, $35. Limited class size, register early by calling 724-775-1775 or visit the visiting center between 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Tuesdays through Saturdays.

Underground Railroad Historic Markers and Walking Tour: New Brighton Historical Society has completed installation of historic markers focusing on six homes and a church that were safehouses for slaves escaping from southern states during the Civil War. Self-guided tour pamphlets available at New Brighton municipal building, 610 Third Ave., or online at www.visitbeavercounty.com.



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