This weekend, July 17-18, the Ligonier Valley Historical Society presents Ship’s Company, a Naval reenactment unit from Maryland, and a history of cricket in America at Compass Inn, Laughlintown, from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m.
Chestnut Ridge Volunteer Fire Company will hold its 60th annual Fireman’s Fair starting Monday, July 5, and continuing until Saturday, July 10, on the Flax Scutching Grounds, Route 711, Stahlstown.
The Ligonier Valley Library Children’s Department has rescheduled kite flying day to 1 p.m. Friday, July 2, because the weatherman is predicting it to be more than 90 degrees on Monday, June 28, and it can be dangerous since participants love to run with their kites.
A volunteer from the Valley Center for Active Adults will be available, from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. Tuesday, June 15, and from 1 to 3 p.m. Tuesday, June 22, to complete the application for 2020 rent/property tax rebate (PA1000 booklet).
Fort Ligonier VFW Post 734, with Commander Michael Hootman, and American Legion Byers Tosh Post 267, with Commander Roy Hutchinson, will host a Memorial Day program beginning at 11 a.m. Saturday, May 29, at Donaldson Field, Boquet Street, near the playground.
The 2021 Merchant Penny Wars fundraiser beat previous years by raising a total of around $3,400 that will provide food for learners in the Ligonier Valley School District who would otherwise go hungry on the weekends.
Girl Scout Troop 90003 held two community Easter Egg hunts to earn their Bronze Award by raising money for the purchase of new books for the Ligonier Valley Library children’s department.
The Ligonier Valley Library is conducting a community survey to gather information to assist in creating a strategic plan to help define its programs and services for the future and would like to hear from you.
April is National Poetry Month and in celebration, the Ligonier Valley Library has many poetry books ready for patrons to check out. Stop by the children’s department and look in the bench area where you will find these books
Ligonier Valley Library (LVL) will be among libraries across the United States recognizing National Library Week, April 4-10, with the theme “Welcome to Your Library,” promoting the idea that libraries extend far beyond the four walls of a building.
The Ligonier Valley Library continues to use Beanstack to bring interactive reading challenges and discussion groups to patrons. Visit the library’s Beanstack landing page, register, join one or more challenges and start tracking your reading minutes and participating in some fun activity ch…
A limited number of tickets are still available for “Soup’s on! Walk,” hosted by the Ligonier Valley Chamber of Commerce from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday, March 20, with merchants offering samples in front of their shops.
The Ligonier Valley Library children’s department will have special “Hat” themed preschool storytime packets, geared for children ages 3, 4 and 5, available from Wednesday, March 3, to Tuesday, March 9.
Need a date for Valentine’s Day? The Ligonier Valley Library has you covered. Staff members have set up a match making display that will hook patrons up on a “Blind Date With A Book” and hopefully be the start of a new love affair.
Heather Oates, children’s librarian at the Ligonier Valley Library, related that families might enjoy Brightly’s Storytime on YouTube titled “Christmas & Holiday Read Aloud Books for Kids.”
Children of Wilpen and surrounding areas be aware that information was received from the North Pole, stating that Santa Claus will be arriving at the Wilpen Volunteer Fire Company’s fire station on Friday, Dec. 18.
Ligonier Valley Library will continue to accept paper chains until Tuesday, Dec. 15. If you would like to make one to help brighten up the life of a resident at Bethlen Homes or Ligonier Gardens, drop it off at the library’s circulation desk.
The Ligonier Valley Football Boosters’ “Chow Down for the Team” fundraiser continues this week, featuring eat-in or takeout from 11 a.m. to 9 p.m. Saturday, Nov. 7, at El Vaquero on the Diamond.
While looking forward to the return of the festival in 2021, the Fort Ligonier Days Inc. board and committee, plus the businesses and non-profits, have scheduled a number of activities for Oct. 9-11.
The new additions to the non-fiction book collection in the Ligonier Valley Library children’s department include a book on forensics for children, along with a non-fiction monster book about the lore and gore behind favorite monsters.
Ligonier Volunteer Hose Company No. 1, Station 43, collected non-perishable food and monetary donations for the Ligonier Valley Food Pantry that will stay in the Valley and help the community.
The Ligonier Valley Library Children’s Department continues to create book bundles containing five books based on a variety of themes and topics. Bundle theme examples include: Summer, Birds, The Beach, Feelings, C is for Cookie, WWII, Picnics and This Little Piggy. Themes change and will be…
Local volunteer firefighters have expressed their appreciation to the many individuals and businesses that have made contributions to this year’s Ligonier Valley Fire Companies campaign.