Upcoming events and activities

Staff Writer

Monday, Aug. 29
•The St. Marys Public Library is hosting Storytime on Monday, Aug. 29 from 10-11 a.m. and 6:30-7:30 p.m. Youngsters can stop by to play, sing, listen to stories, make crafts, participate in other activities, and enjoy a snack.
•The Concert Choir of Elk County will resume practice Monday, Aug. 29 beginning at 7 p.m. in the First Presbyterian Church, 119 Center St., Ridgway. New members should report at 6:30 p.m. If you would like to join the choir, please call Gloria at 776-6967 or Lois at 834-2321.
•The Queen of the World Rosary Altar Society’s meeting will be held Aug. 29 at 6:30 p.m. The Rosary will be prayed followed by the meeting.

Wednesday, Aug. 31
•The St. Marys Area Middle School will host an Open House for all parents and students on Aug. 31 from 6:15-8:45 p.m. Parents will follow their students schedule. Bring a copy of your student's schedule.
•The Elk County Composite Squadron 507 Civil Air Patrol meets every Wednesday from 6-8 p.m. at Army Reserve Center, 500 N. Michael St., St. Marys. The group is open to all boys and girls ages 12 to 18 to be Cadets, also men and women 18 and above to be Senior Members. Parents and family members are invited to attend a meeting to see what the Civil Air Patrol is about. Any questions call Capt. Bill Laird at 594-0068.

Thursday, Sept. 1
•Picture Day is taking place Thursday, Sept. 1 at St. Marys Area Middle School.
•A Farmer’s Market is bing held in the Fox Township Community Park from 4-6 p.m. Thursdays in June through October.
•Adults who are grieving the loss of a loved one are invited to the Bereavement Support Group meeting on Thursday, Sept. 1 at 6 p.m. at the Community Nurses St. Marys office located on the campus of Penn Highlands Elk. The meetings offer positive ways to work through your grief with the support of professional counselors. No reservation is necessary.
•Sacred Heart Parish First Friday Bread sale will be held on Thursday, Sept. 1 from 4-6 p.m. and on Friday, Sept. 2 from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. To pre-order, call 834-7861, or 834-3698.

Saturday, Sept. 3
•Existing employees of Osram Sylvania St. Marys plus any retiree of GTE Sylvania or Osram Sylvania are reminded that the RSVP for the Annual Summer Picnic are due by Sept. 3. The picnic is scheduled for Sept. 17 at Camp Owners. You can contact Gary Fritz at 814-594-6171 if any questions.