Newton Dinner Club

Newton Dinner Club will meet Thursday, at 1 p.m., at the Pitt-Titusville campus cafeteria.

Members are reminded to bring food items for the Titusville Area Food Bank.

Second Harvest

Second Harvest mobile food pantry distribution will be Sept. 21, from noon to 1:30 p.m., at the Pleasantville fire hall.

Pre-registration is required.  Proof of residency must be presented.

Leave a message with the church office, at 589-7385, if you would like to sign up for this free grocery distribution, which is open to all ages who meet the income requirements.

All ladies

The Titusville Ladies Conference is Oct. 28-29.

It’s just what every woman of faith needs: great music, fellowship, and a joy-filled speaker, Carol Kent, with “Divine Surprises.”

This will lift your spirits, and encourage you in your faith journey.

Additional details will follow.  Be sure to pick up a registration form at your church, or visit

Chainsaw maintenance

& disaster clean-up class

A chainsaw maintenance and disaster clean-up class will be held Sept. 24, from 8 a.m. to 1 p.m., at the Pleasantville Volunteer Fire Department.  

There is a fee for this class.  Bring your own chainsaw, if you’d like. Also bring chaps, helmets, goggles, safety equipment, etc., if you have them.

Students will spend one hour in lecture, and the remaining time doing hands-on cutting and maintenance.

The class is being taught by instructors Tammy and Kevin Snyder.

Contact Jeff Presto, at 657-7244, to sign up or for questions.  

Sustainable Forestry Initiative credits available.

Seasonal auctions

This year’s seasonal auctions will be held at 6 p.m., on Oct. 11, Nov. 9, and Dec. 13.  This is a great opportunity to do Christmas shopping.  

Fall Brawl

Wolf’s Corners’ “Fall Brawl,” will be held Sept. 23-24, at Wolf’s Corners Fair Grounds, in Tionesta.

Friday, Sept. 23, will be the demolition derby, at 7 p.m.  Contact Tom Cyphert, for more information, at (814) 744-9366.  

Saturday, Sept. 24, will be Fall Brawl Pull O Rama, at 10 a.m., for antique tractors and farm stock.

Then, at 7 p.m., will be the Fall Brawl Pull O Rama for 4-wheel-drive trucks, open farm tractors and hot farm classes.  Contact Todd Allio, for more information, at (814) 755-4930.  

A concession stand will be open at all events.

Drake Well

by moonlight

Drake Well Museum and Park will serve as the backdrop for an evening experience that brings oil history to life.  

Visitors will meet historical figures during a nighttime tour of the museum grounds, hear historical music, and enjoy the splendors of fall with seasonal refreshments and activities.

The event will be held on Oct. 1. Doors open at 6 p.m.  Tours begin at 6:30 p.m., with the last tour departing at 9:30.  

There is a fee for this event.

Hunt for ‘Bigfoot’

That’s right Bigfoot. Also known as Sasquatch, Yeti, and even Hairy Man. Convinced that there is at least one Bigfoot in northwestern Pennsylvania, a group is headed to Tionesta to take part in the first annual Summer’s End Squatch Watch, Friday and Saturday, on Lighthouse Island, in Tionesta.

This event is sponsored by Taylor Diversion Programs, which is a youth- and family-focused support program that “embraces a national movement to keep at-risk youth in school and beyond.”

The event is free to the public. Food and beverages will be available for purchase.

Women’s seminar

A fall women’s seminar, “The Joy of the Lord is Your Strength,” will be Saturday, Oct. 8, from 9 a.m. to noon, at the Dutch Treat Restaurant, in Spartansburg.

Join Bible teacher and ordained minister Karen Burrows for a morning of teaching.

Following the teaching, enjoy the Dutch Treat’s famous soup, salad bar, and coffee.

To register, contact Jackie Cramer, at 671-0097. Registrations are due by Oct. 4.  

There is a fee for this seminar.

Guided tour

of Petroleum Centre

A guided tour of Petroleum Centre will be Oct. 1, from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m.

Ride the OC&T from Perry Street Station through Oil Creek State Park, and detrain at Petroleum Centre. Tour guides in period clothing tell the story of how the town grew from 500 to 3,000 people in a few short weeks.

Now a ghost town, you’ll see the diorama at the station, and follow the boardwalk to learn the history and catch the train back to Titusville on its return trip.

Train departs from Titusville at 11 a.m. Plan to arrive at least one hour prior.

Regular train ticket prices apply. Reservations are recommended. Please specify you want the Petroleum Centre tour when making your reservation.  Call, 676-1733, for more details, or to make your reservation.

Fall gun bash

Pleasantville Volunteer Fire Department’s Fall Gun Bash will be held Oct. 15, at 4 p.m.  Doors will open at 4 p.m.  Drawing starts at 5 p.m.  

You do not need to be present to win.

The fee includes a meal.


Book Club

The Pleasantville Book Club will meet on Oct. 6, at 5 p.m., for a quick dinner. Then, the club will carpool to Cranberry Mall to see the showing of “Light Between Oceans,” at the Movies at Cranberry.


Today, Sept. 12: Chocolate Milk Shake Day and National Video Games Day

Sept. 13: Defy Superstition Day, Fortune Cookie Day, National Peanut Day, Positive Thinking Day and Uncle Sam Day

Sept. 14: National Cream-filled Donut Day

Sept. 15: Make a Hat Day and Felt Hat Day

Sept. 16: American Legion Day, Collect Rocks Day, Step Family Day, Mayflower Day, Mexican Independence Day, National Play Doh Day, POW/MIA Recognition Day, and Working Parents Day

Sept. 17: National Apple Dumpling Day, Citizenship Day, and Constitution Day

Sept. 18: National Cheeseburger Day, National Women’s Friendship Day, and Wife Appreciation Day

Sept. 19: International Talk Like a Pirate Day and National Butterscotch Pudding Day

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