THINGS TO DO
• The annual bulk cleanup day for Springfield Township residents is set for 8 a.m. to noon June 12 at Tri-County Industries Inc. off state Route 208, Pine Township.
Residents must show a valid driver’s license or a current utility bill. Paint cans will be accepted only if completely dry inside, and items containing freon are OK if there is certification that the coolant has been removed.
Not accepted: batteries, tires, dirt, sod, construction debris, liquids, hazardous materials and chemicals, fluorescent bulbs, propane tanks and electronics.
• Allegheny RiverStone Center for the Arts presents an evening of soul and R&B with Chantal Joseph at 7:30 p.m. June 12 at Lincoln Hall, Foxburg.
Tickets are $20 for adults, and $5 for students. They can be purchased at the door, online by visiting www.alleghenyriverstone.org or by calling 724-659-3153.
• Market at the Park is looking for vendors for the upcoming season, which runs 3 to 6 p.m. Thursdays June 17 through Oct. 28 at Grove City Memorial Park.
• The Slippery Rock Farmers Market is held from 9 a.m. to noon Saturdays through October at Gateway Park in downtown Slippery Rock.
Info: Visit “Slippery Rock Farmers Market” on Facebook or www.srfarmers.market or call 724-374-3276.
• Stoneboro Presbyterian Church will make doughnuts on Thursday This will be the last time for summe; sales will resume in September.
Pick up at the church from 7:30 until 10:30 a.m. Doughnuts are available in vanilla, chocolate, and maple iced, cinnamon and powdered sugar, mixed or combinations.
To order, phone 724-376-2206
• The Grove City Community Library announces the following:
» The library has reopened for in-patron browsing. Face masks are recommended but not required for vaccinated patrons. Curbside pickup is still available; call the library or email firstname.lastname@example.org
» The Make a Difference Knitting and Crochet Group meets at 1:30 p.m. June 10 in the library’s program room. This casual group is open to all ages and abilities, and members donate items to local nonprofits.
» Children through 12th grade can sign up for the summer reading program. This year’s theme is “Tails and Tales.” Sign up in person by entering the side emergency exit door into the program room, or visit www.grovecitypalibrary.org/children&youth to register and print your own reading log booklet.
Turn in your logs by Aug. 20 to get a gift bag, which can be picked up the week of Aug. 23.
The summer reading kickoff movie is 10 a.m. today, June 9, at the Guthrie Theatre in Grove City. Doors open at 9:30 a.m. for “Dolittle.” The event is free; concessions will be available for purchase. Face masks are encouraged.
» The adult summer reading program for ages 18 and up has started; the theme is “Tails and Tales.” Pick up a reading log from the library to track your books through Aug. 31.
Adult print and eBooks, and audiobook fiction, non-fiction and biography are eligible for the log. For every 10 books read, participants will have a chance to win a prize; maximum of five entries per person.
Completed logs must be returned by closing on Aug. 31. The winners will be drawn Sept. 1.
» The Outdoor Chess Club for kids in kindergarten through eighth grade meets at 1 p.m. Monday at Hunter’s Farm Park on Greenwood Drive, Grove City. Chess boards are provided. A parent or guardian must accompany kids in kindergarten through second grade.
» Summer story time for ages 3 to 6 will be held from 10 to 10:30 a.m. Tuesdays starting June 15 at Hunter’s Farm Park on Greenwood Drive, Grove City. Registration is required.
» Kids’ craft kits to go will be available soon. Keep an eye on the library’s Facebook page for more information.
» The Grove City Kids’ Virtual Cooking Club is for kids in grades first through eighth. Club activities will be conducted through a private Facebook group.
Everyone who completes an assignment will have a chance to win a prize. Email Miss Heather at email@example.com to register.
• The Center for the Environment at Westminster College kicks off its summer educational programming series with “Forest Therapy: Science Fact or Fiction?” at 9 a.m. June 12 at the college’s Field Station, 937 Fayette-New Wilmington Road, New Wilmington.
The session is open to ages 16 and older. Dr. Helen Boylan, CFE director and professor of chemistry, will guide participants in experiencing elements of forest therapy while explaining some of the scientific research behind these practices.
Other CFE programs being offered this summer for various age groups include archery, tick education, apiary tour, beekeeping, yoga and more.
Most weekly outdoor events will be on Wednesday evenings or Saturday mornings through mid-August at the Field Station.
Registration is required, and most workshops are $10. Scholarships are available to those with financial hardships. Select sessions are wheelchair accessible.
To view the complete list of programs or to register for a workshop, visit www.westminster.edu/environment and click on “Community Educational Events.”
Info: Contact Katie Miller at firstname.lastname@example.org or 724-946-7404.