THINGS TO DO

COMMUNITY ASSISTANCE

• VFW Post 519, 220 Blair St., Grove City, has a bin outside the main entrance with blankets and socks for those in need. Donations are appreciated and can be dropped off at the VFW. 

FUNDRAISERS

• The Harmony Museum hosts the Christmas Shopping Spree Raffle with twenty $50 gift cards as prizes. The gift cards are for businesses in Harmony and Zelienople. Winning tickets will be drawn Nov. 21.

Tickets are $5 each, or five for $20. They can be purchased at the museum shop, 222 Mercer St., Harmony, or online at HarmonyMuseum.org

• Allegheny RiverStone Center for the Arts presents David Allen Wehr and Cynthia Raim in a duo piano all-Rachmaninoff program for the third annual Patricia Steffee Memorial Concert at 2 p.m. Nov. 22 at Lincoln Hall, Foxburg.

The concert is sponsored by Thomas and Nancy Hovis and Donna and Larry Edmonds. Tickets are $25 for adults, $20 for ARCA members, and $5 for students.

Info and tickets: Visit alleghenyriverstone.org or call 724-659-3153.

• The fifth annual Grateful Gallop 5K will be held at 9 a.m. Nov. 26 in Grove City. It starts on Greenwood Drive and follows the Hunter Farm bike path. Proceeds benefit Grove City Community Food Pantry. There will be a donation box for non-perishable food items and toiletries.

Race day packet pickup and registration will be held outside near the starting line from 7:15 to 9 a.m. Packets can be picked up in advance at Wise Physical Therapy and Sports Medicine, 121 Cranberry Road, Pine Township, from 6 to 8 p.m. Nov. 24 or 4 to 7 p.m. Nov. 25.

A virtual awards ceremony will be posted online. Park at the Grove City College Colonial Hall lot where the former middle school used to stand. Info: Visit “Wolf Creek Race Management” on Facebook or runsignup.com

• The 33rd annual Gobble Wobble will be held virtually this year. Registration is $10, and proceeds benefit the Shenango River Watchers. Register before Nov. 25 at gobblewobblerace.com

LIBRARY EVENTS

• Slippery Rock Community Library offers these programs and events:

» The library is creating a teen advisory board for students in grades seven through 12. There would be one or two students from each grade meeting once a month.

The board would give input on library programming and collection development, and interact with the board of trustees and Friends group on ways to support the library. Sign up on the library’s website.

» The library has a new display of juvenile large print books thanks to patrons’ support from the summer yard sale.

Slippery Rock Community Library is located at 465 N. Main St., Slippery Rock. Hours are 10 a.m. to 6:30 p.m. Monday and Thursday; 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Tuesday and Wednesday; and 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday.

Info: Call 724-738-9179 or visit www.slipperyrocklibrary.com or “Slippery Rock Community Library” on Facebook.

OUTDOORS

• Jennings Environmental Education Center, Brady Township, hosts upcoming programs. COVID-19 protocol will be followed, and register by visiting events.dcnr.pa.gov

» “Family Science Outside: Weather Wonders” at 9, 10 and 11 a.m. and 1 p.m. Nov. 18 and 19, Dec. 1 to 3, and Dec. 8 to 10.

The program brings at-home learners and their grown-ups into the living lab of the great outdoors. COVID-19 protocol will be followed. Register by visiting

» “Nature Detectives: Critter CSI” at 9, 10 and 11 a.m. and 1 and 2 p.m. Nov. 22. Groups will check out the evidence that animals leave behind, reading the clues to learn more about their lives.

This is designed for ages six and older, and registration is needed by Nov. 20.

STAGE AND THEATER

• Clarion University Theatre presents the production and Zoom version of “The Marowitz Hamlet” Nov. 18 to 22. It’s a Hamlet “collage” with text from Shakespeare that has been jumbled up and rearranged to tell the story of Hamlet’s nightmare. Info: Visit www.clarionuniversitytickets.com

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