April 25, 2015

Beaver County Events Calendar
Apr
25
Sat
Batters Up! Beaver County Softball Tournament
Apr 25 – Apr 26 all-day
Batters Up! Beaver County Softball Tournament

Bradys Run Park Softball Fields, Brighton Township.  Co-ed charity tournament sponsored by WBVP Radio, features recreation and competitive brackets. Teams of 10+ players are encouraged to participate. All proceeds benefit Lifesteps, Inc.  Registration required.  $175 a team ages 18+. 724/774-6494  www.lifesteps.net (http://www.lifesteps.net)

Tree Seedling and Plant Sale
Apr 25 @ 12:00 pm – 7:00 pm
Tree Seedling and Plant Sale

Beaver County Conservation District, 156 Cowpath Road, Independence. Tree seedlings, flowers and groundcover sale.  Pre-orders excepted in March.  Open stock will be available for sale to the public. 8 A.M.-4 P.M.    724/378-1701 www.beavercountyconservationdistrict.org (http://www.beavercountyconservationdistrict.org)

Air Heritage Annual Pig Roast
Apr 25 @ 7:00 pm – 10:00 pm
Air Heritage Annual Pig Roast

Air Heritage Hanger, 35 Piper Street, Chippewa. Whole Pig roasted over a charcoal fire served with all the fixings prepared by our Air Heritage expert chefs. Fixings prepared and served by the outstanding cooks from the Fly Girls Café.  Aircraft will be on display and open for touring. Proceeds benefit the aircraft restoration projects. 3-6 P.M.   $12.  724/843-2820

Aliquippa Elks Cash Bash
Apr 25 @ 11:00 pm – Apr 26 @ 2:00 am
Aliquippa Elks Cash Bash

Aliquippa Elks Lodge 1221, 2655 Brodhead Road, Aliquippa.  Drawing every 15 minutes. Food, beer, Chinese auction, strip tickets, corn hole toss and games of chance. 10 P.M. winner eligible for $10,000 or car based on following nights daily number! Ages 21+.  Ticket $20; General admission $10. 7-10 P.M.  724/375-4611  www.aliquippaelks.org (http://www.aliquippaelks.org)

Symphonic Band Concert
Apr 25 @ 11:30 pm – 11:30 pm
Symphonic Band Concert

Geneva College, Metheny Fieldhouse, 3200 College Avenue, Beaver Falls. The Geneva College Symphonic Band will perform their annual Spring concert. Free.  7:30 P.M.  724/846-5100  (http://www.geneva.edu)www.geneva.edu (http://www.geneva.edu)

Apr
30
Thu
Let’s Hang On
Apr 30 @ 11:30 pm – 11:30 pm
Let’s Hang On

Beaver Falls Middle School Auditorium, 1601 8th Avenue, Beaver Falls. Sponsored by Beaver Valley Community Concert Association. A group of eight seasoned entertainers, preserving the music and style of the iconic “Frankie Valli and The Four Seasons” along with a special tribute to the Broadway show “The Jersey Boys”. 7:30 P.M.  Adults $20; Students $5.  724/843-2941  www.bvcommunityconcert.org (http://www.bvcommunityconcert.org).

May
2
Sat
Beaver County History Celebration Weekend – Immigration and Migration History Tour
May 2 – May 3 all-day
Beaver County History Celebration Weekend – Immigration and Migration History Tour

Beaver County’s richest and most vital resource is its people. For over two hundred years people have come from all over the world to live and work in our communities. Please see the special section for this weekend for additional information.

Youth Fishing Derby
May 2 @ 12:00 pm – 5:00 pm
Youth Fishing Derby

Hopewell Community Park, 2500 Laird Road, Hopewell.  Prizes awarded for most fish caught, biggest fish and most Trout. Door prizes awarded throughout the day. Must bring own fishing rod. Bait for sale. Concessions open.  Kid’s under 16 years of age.  Free.  Registration 8 A.M. Derby is from 9 A.M.-1 P.M.  724/462-6236 www.hopewelltwp.com (http://www.hopewelltwp.com)

May
3
Sun
Adult Fishing Derby
May 3 @ 11:00 am – 2:00 pm
Adult Fishing Derby

Hopewell Community Park, 2500 Laird Road, Hopewell.  Prizes awarded for largest Trout, most Trout, largest fish and most fish caught. Must have valid PA fishing license. Bait sold at park. Concessions. Must be 16 years old and up. $3 per rod with a 2 rod limit per person. Free gift for all anglers. Registration 6 A.M. Derby 7-10 A.M.  724/462-6236 www.hopewelltwp.com (http://www.hopewelltwp.com)

May
9
Sat
Master Gardeners Annual Plant Sale
May 9 @ 12:00 pm – 5:00 pm
Master Gardeners Annual Plant Sale

Irvine Park Gazebo, Third Street, Beaver. The sale features perennial plants grown by experienced Master Gardeners, as well as hanging baskets, vegetables, annuals, herbs, and garden accessories to grow a beautiful & delicious garden.  8AM – 1PM.  Free.  724/774-3003  www.extension.psu.edu/beaver (http://www.extension.psu.edu/beaver)

Town Yard Sale
May 9 @ 2:00 pm – 8:00 pm
Town Yard Sale

Third Street, Business District, Beaver. Sponsored by Beaver Area Chamber of Commerce.  Several downtown businesses, residents and churches offer items at great sale prices. Be sure to visit all areas of town for the best deals.  Merchants utilize this event to offer clearance items, so be sure to shop the tables inside and outside.   10A.M- 4P.M.  724-987-4944   www.beaverareachamber.com (http://www.beaverareachamber.com)

South Side Historical Village – Spring Time in the Village
May 9 @ 3:00 pm – 7:00 pm
South Side Historical Village – Spring Time in the Village

Hookstown Fair Grounds, 1198 State Route 168, Hookstown. Come visit the working historical village. Tour the restored 1874 one-room school house, demonstrations in the blacksmith shop, fresh bread baking in the outdoor brick oven, 1890’s life style in the log cabin, a quaint two room doctor’s office, a classic bank barn built in 1858, a general store and a covered bridge with geocache. Donations appreciated. Open 11 A.M.-3 P.M. Open the second Saturday of each month April-October. Tours by appointment. 724/899-4165 www.sshva.wordpress.com (http://www.sshva.wordpress.com)

May
15
Fri
50th Annual Ambridge Nationality Days Festival
May 15 @ 3:00 pm – May 18 @ 1:00 am
50th Annual Ambridge Nationality Days Festival

Ambridge.  A three-day celebration of our ethnic heritage featuring food, music, entertainment, crafts and Beaver County’s Got Talent. Friday-Saturday 11 A.M.-9 P.M.; Sunday 11 A.M.-6 P.M.  724/266-3040  www.ambridgechamberofcommerce.com (http://www.ambridgechamberofcommerce.com)

May
16
Sat
Spring Garden Workshop and Garden Mart
May 16 @ 2:00 pm – 6:00 pm
Spring Garden Workshop and Garden Mart

Old Economy Village, Church Street across from Creese Street, Ambridge.  Enjoy presentations and lectures on the many amazing aspects of gardening. The garden will be filled with vendors selling plants, garden tools and ornamentals. Free garden admission. Call for lecture fee. 10 A.M.-2 P.M.  724/266-4500  www.oldeconomyvillage.org (http://www.oldeconomyvillage.org)

May
17
Sun
North Country Trail May Hike
May 17 @ 5:00 pm – 5:00 pm
North Country Trail May Hike

McConnells Mills State Park. Meet at Cheeseman Road parking lot, past Breakneck campgrounds, from Route 19 in Portersville. Walk along the pines, rocks and Slippery Rock Creek Gorge to covered bridge and mill dam.  Free. 1 P.M.  724/827-2350  http://northcountrytrail.org/wam (http://northcountrytrail.org/wam)