Upcoming events and activities

Staff Writer

Monday, Aug. 15
•The St. Marys Public Library is hosting Storytime on Monday, Aug. 15 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.
•St. Marys City Council is holding their monthly meeting on Monday, Aug. 15 at 7 p.m. at City Hall of LaFayette Street.

Tuesday, Aug. 16
•On Tuesday, Aug. 16, the St. Mary's Lighthouse Aglow will have a night of worship led by Mike Streich. The meeting will start at 7 p.m. at the Fox Township Senior Center, but arrive at 6:30 p.m. for fellowship. Come and enjoy the music, the friendship and especially God's presence. Everyone is welcome.
•The Bucktail chapter of the Military Officers Association of America (MOAA) will meet Tuesday, Aug. 16 at 11:30 a.m. at Hoss's Steak and Sea House Restaurant in St. Marys. All current MOAA members, active duty, National Guard, reserve, former and retired military officers and spouses of any branch of services are invited to attend.

Wednesday, Aug. 17
•The St. Marys Quarterback Club will meet on Wednesday, August 17 at 8 p.m. at the Camp Owners pavillion.

Thursday, Aug. 18
•A Farmer’s Market is bing held in the Fox Township Community Park from 4-6 p.m. Thursdays in June through October.

Friday, August 19
•The St. Marys Area Chamber of Commerce's 15th annual Wing Fling is taking place August 19 from 6-10 p.m. on Market Street in downtown St. Marys. Tickets are required to obtain a dozen wings and may be ordered by contacting the Chamber office at 781-3804. Tickets will be sold until event sells out. Also included in the ticket price is a t-shirt, beverage koozie, non-alcoholic beverages of pop and water, and musical entertainment.

Saturday, August 20
•The Pa. Great Outdoors Elk Expo begins Saturday, Aug. 20 and runs until Sunday Aug. 21 at the Elk Country Visitors Center in Benezette. The Pa. Game Commission will hold their annual elk tag drawing live at the Elk Expo in the ECCO Building on Saturday. To be entered into the 2016 elk license lottery drawing, you must apply through the Pennsylvania Game Commission: www.portal.state.pa.us. The Keystone Elk Country Alliance (KECA) bull elk tag raffle drawing will be held on Sunday. All of KECA's raffle proceeds directly benefit Pennsylvania's Elk country.
•Are you musically inclined? Here is the perfect opportunity to showcase your musical talents during the Weedville Music Festival. The festival starts at 11 a.m. with acts performing all day/night long. Contact Debbie Nesbit at 814-787-5337 for more information and to schedule your time to shine.
•The First Annual Ridgway YMCA "Kicking In The Wilds" coed kickball tournament for adults is taking place Saturday, Aug. 20. Registration is $100 per team with a minimum of 10 players and maximum of 15 players per team. Prizes will be awarded to the winning team. For a team roster and complete list of rules, stop at the YMCA. The tournaments runs from August 20 at 1 p.m. to Aug 21 at 7 a.m. at the Sandy Beach Recreational Park in Ridgway.

Sunday, Aug. 21
•The Elk County Humane Society will hold their next Chicken BBQ is scheduled for Sun. August 21 at 10:30am at the St. Marys Elks. 

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