July, 2014

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Western PA BalloonQuest

Jul
24
2014
07/24/2014 - 07/27/2014

http://www.wpaballoonquest.webs.com


balloon  Amusements, live entertainment, great foods and of course FIREWORKS 10:30 pm Sunday. 5 - 11 pm Thur. & Fri., 2 - 11 pm Sat. & Sun. Balloon launches: 7 pm Fri.; 7 am & 7 pm Sat. & Sun., weather permitting.  724-650-5252   At Scotland Meadows Park, 1910 Municipal Dr., New Castle, PA.

Ceramics by Christian Kuharick & Pittsburgh Pastel Artists Exhibition

Jul
24
2014
07/24/2014 - 07/25/2014

http://www.hoytartcenter.org


Tues. & Thurs. 11 am - 8 pm., Wed., Fri. & Sat. 11 am - 4 pm. Free. 724-652-2882   At Hoyt Center for the Arts, 124 E. Leasure Ave., New Castle, PA.

Very Special Art Exhibit at Jameson Hospital, north campus

Jul
24
2014
07/24/2014 - 08/04/2014

http://www.hoytartcenter.org


An exhibit of the creative abilities of special needs students. Free.  724-652-2882   In Hoyt Atrium, upper level, 1211 Wilmington Ave., New Castle, PA.

Annual Fundraising Event / Science of Brewing

Jul
24
2014
07/24/2014 | 6 pm - 9 pm

http://www.ohwowkids.org


small glass of beer Learn about the process of brewing, sample beers from local pros & home brewers and a dog & donut bar. $50/per person ages 21+.  330-744-5914   At OH WOW! Roger & Gloria Jones Children's Center for Science & Technology, 11 W. Federal St., Youngstown, OH.

LIVE! at The Confluence

Jul
24
2014
07/24/2014 | 6 pm - 9 pm

open mic night Join us for a fun evening with your friends and enjoy the "Acoustic Open Mic Nights" hosted by Nick Allegro. We will be having these every 2nd & 4th Thursdays of every month. Great food & beverages menu is always available.  724-698-7604  At 214 E. Washington St., New Castle, PA.

Free Food Meals & Fun in Lawrence County

Jul
24
2014
07/24/2014 - 08/22/2014

lunch food 1 Lawrence County's summer feeding program available to all kids & teens, ages 1 - 18yrs. No paperwork required. Participating sites: Ben Franklin-815 Cunningham Ave., Gettings Annex-439 Countyline St., Neshannock Village-481 Neshannock Ave., Crestview-1139 Pin Oak Dr., Westview Terrace-901 W. Grant St., Grant St. Center-404 W. Grant St., Harbor Heights-720 Altman Rd., Croton UMC-910 N. Croton Ave., Sankey Center-125 W. Grant St., Villa Maria Education Center-2067 Evergreen Rd., Highland Presby. Church-708 Highland Ave., Church of Genesis-303 n. Cedar St., New Castle Library-207 E. North St., Bible Way Church-125 Crawford Ave., Big Run-1300 S. Jefferson St., Heritage Hills-98 Beechwood Blvd., Walker House-1207 Moravia St., Ellwood City Learning Center-Crescent Ave. & 10th St., Hoyt Children's Summer art camp-124 E. Leasure Ave. Additional sites, call 2-1-1 ext. 1.

“State Fair” at New Castle Playhouse

Jul
25
2014
07/25/2014 - 08/03/2014

http://www.newcastleplayhouse.org


state fair A hilarious family musical. The Frake family journeys to the annual Iowa State Fair. The parents enter hog contests & jelly competitions and the children find romance on the midway. 7:30 pm Thur., Fri. & Sat., 2 pm Sun. July 25,26,27,31 & Aug. 1,2,3. Tickets: 724-654-3437 or online.  In Augustine Auditorium, 202 E. Long Ave., New Castle, PA.

Children’s Summer Arts Festival

Jul
25
2014
07/25/2014 | 11 am - 4 pm

http://www.hoytartcenter.org


sidewalk chalk 11 am Chalk on the Walk competition for all ages. Free afternoon of live entertainment, crafts & activities. 724-652-2882   At Hoyt Center for the Arts, 124 E. Leasure Ave., New Castle, PA.

Live Music at Webb Winery

Jul
25
2014
07/25/2014 | 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm

http://www.webbwinery.com


webb winery musical notes We will feature local musicians in our outdoor area. Feel free to bring lawn chairs, blankets & picnics. No outside beverages. Weather permitting.  724-856-2770  At 2531 S. Hermitage Rd., Hermitage, PA. 

$$$ Cash Mob $$$ in Ellwood City

Jul
26
2014
07/26/2014 | 11 am

http://www.ellwoodchamber.org


twenty dollar bill Meet others while we create a positive economic impact on our downtown. Come with $20 or more to spend while we "mob" a local business. Tons of fun and stay afterwards for coffee or lunch with your friends. At Community Plaza, 522 Lawrence Ave.,  Ellwood City, PA.

Ellwood City Summer Concert Series

Jul
26
2014
07/26/2014 | 7 pm

http://www.ellwoodchamber.org


ellwood city musical notes July 12 Musical performance by RMS Trio. Bring your family & friends and a lawn chair. Free to the public. 724-758-5501 At EC Community Plaza, Lawrence Ave., Ellwood City, PA. In case of rain, held in Lincoln High School auditorium.

“Magic In the Plaza”

Jul
26
2014
07/26/2014 | 2 pm

Bring your family & friends to see the amazing performance of MagicMan TJ Hill. Bring a lawn chair. All welcome/free. At Community Plaza, 522 Lawrence Ave., across from Boro Bldg., Ellwood City, PA. Provided by Ellwood City Community Enrichment.

Batman Day at New Castle Public Library

Jul
26
2014
07/26/2014 | 10 am - 4:30 pm

http://www.ncdlc.org


batman logo Show up for a fun time to see movie showings, do crafts & trivia. Activities begin at 10 am.  724-658-6659  At 207 E. North St., New Castle, PA.

Family Fishing Program at Moraine State Park

Jul
26
2014
07/26/2014 | 1 pm

http://www.visitPAparks.com


family fishing at moraine  Includes some basics on being a S.M.A.R.T. angler, how to rig a fishing rod, types of bait, knot tying, rules & regulations, casting practice, hands-on fishing plus more. No fishing license required. The only catch, participants must bring a child! Fishing equipment provided. Pre-register at website or 724-368-3612. All dates: July 12, July 26 & Aug. 9.

Murder Mystery Dinner/Train Ride

Jul
26
2014
07/26/2014 | 5 pm

http://www.octrr.org


mystery play Come join your friends and neighbors in trying to guess 'who dun it' in the play Medium Mayhem "Murder in the Sixth Sense" aboard the OC&T Railroad at Perry Street Station. $64/per person, includes buffet dinner, show & train ride. Seating limited. Reservations: 814-676-1733.

Every Sunday Night with Roy Rubin & his Superstars

Jul
27
2014
07/27/2014 | 7 pm - 10 pm

http://royrubin.home.comcast.net/~royrubin/


roy rubin gang Come on out for an enjoyable evening of live music, dancing & food with your friends and family. Performances every Sunday evening. 724-652-0331 or 724-651-4997  At Shenango Twp. VFD Social Hall, route 18, West Middlesex, PA.

Summer Music Series at Pearson Park

Jul
27
2014
07/27/2014 | 3 pm - 5 pm

gazebo Train Wreck (country) performing in the Gazebo. Bring a lawn chair. All welcome/free.  724-652-8842  In Neshannock Twp., New Castle, PA.

Free Kayaking Programs / Blue Heron and Kingfisher Paddle

Jul
27
2014
07/27/2014 | 9 am

http://www.visitPAparks.com


blue heron #2 kingfisher #2 Join staff in a unique kayaking adventure. Participants may bring own kayak (lifejacket required), or borrow one of Moraine’s kayaks and equipment free of charge. Must be 9 yrs., must accompanied by adult under 18 yrs. Info & register: website or 724-368-3612. At Moraine State Park, Portersville, PA.

Bats in Our Life

Jul
28
2014
07/28/2014 | 6:30 pm

http://www.ncdlc.org


bat for lkeaning at library Come on over and bring your friends and family to the library to learn from Jennings Environmental Center the importance of bats in our life.   724-658-6659  At New Castle Public Library, 207 E. North St. New Castle, PA. Sponsored

Photography Exhibition at Hoyt Center for the Arts

Jul
29
2014
07/29/2014 - 09/19/2014

http://www.hoytartcenter.org


Featuring Joel Anderson and Bill Franz Black & White photography and the AG Collective photography. Tues. & Thurs. 11 am - 8 pm., Wed., Fri. & Sat. 11 am - 4 pm. Free.  724-652-2882  124 E. Leasure Ave., New Castle, PA.

Tuesday Movies

Jul
29
2014
07/29/2014

http://www.ncdlc.org


Do you want to see a movie for free on Tuesdays? Then drop in and watch, TBA, with your friends. Showing 3 pm & 6:30 pm at New Castle Public Library, 207 E. North St., New Castle, PA.  724-658-6659  Other date: July 29, TBA.

Wednesdays in the Park

Jul
30
2014
07/30/2014 | 11:30 am - 1:30 pm

http://www.litchoices.org


kids in the park 11:30 - 12 pm a free lunch is served to children under 18. Noon - 1:30 pm various programs and activities are presented. Children under age 9 receive a free book. All children accompanied by parent or guardian. Other dates: July 23 & 30.  724-654-1500  Held in the picnic grove of Cascade Park, 1928 E. Washington St., New Castle, PA.

Read, Learn, Grow at Apple Castle

Jul
30
2014
07/30/2014 | 11 am

http://www.applecastle.com


read learn grow Enjoy story time followed by an exciting craft or activity. Wednesdays June 18, July 2, 16, 30 & Aug. 13. $5/per child with a $12/family maximum.  724-652-3221   At 277 State Route 18, New Wilmington, PA.

Tornado Machine at New Castle Public Library

Jul
30
2014
07/30/2014 | 2:30 pm

http://www.ncdlc.org


tornadomachine1 Invite your friends to come learn about weather & tornados with meteorologist, Dennis Bowman's tornado machine. All welcome/free.  724-658-6659  At 207 E. North St., New Castle, PA.

Energy Showcase Program

Jul
30
2014
07/30/2014 | 3:30 pm - 5:30 pm

http://www.ohwowkids.org


types of energy Let’s explore all the different types of energy that we rely on to power our lives. Free program (general admission applies to non-members). Dates: July 16, 23 & 30.  330-744-5914  At OH WOW! Roger & Gloria Jones Children's Center for Science & Technology, 11 W. Federal St., Youngstown, OH.

Public Reception at Jameson Hospital, north campus

Jul
31
2014
07/31/2014 | 5 pm - 7 pm

Come and view the Very Special Arts exhibit presented by Midwestern Unit IV. All welcome/free. Located upper level of Hoyt Atrium, 1211 Wilmington Ave., New Castle, PA.