Community news from around the area
Steubenville Saddle Club
meeting set for Tuesday
RICHMOND — The Steubenville Saddle Club will hold its monthly meeting at 7 p.m. Tuesday at the club grounds at state Route 152 North.
The club’s fourth and final show of the 2018 season will be held Sunday, getting under way at 9 a.m. with halter and showmanship classes followed by English and Western performance classes and ending with contest classes that will not begin before 3 p.m.
The shows are open to the public, and admission is free. The club kitchen will be open and offers a variety of food for sale.
Jefferson Township Historical
Society meeting Saturday
ELDERSVILLE, Pa. — The Jefferson Township Historical Society, Eldersville, will hold its monthly meeting at 10 a.m. on Saturday in the White Church building located on Fire Road across from the fire hall.
It will have historical artifacts on display in the White Church and will open the doors of its museum in a separate building to the public. The museum houses a variety of items, including a collection of Eldersville grade school class pictures. There also is a wall display of old-time work tools.
Bingo, dance scheduled
at Weirton Senior Center
WEIRTON — The Greater Weirton Senior Citizens Center, located at 3425 Main St., will hold bingo on Friday. It is open to the public.
Doors open at 5:30 p.m. with early bird beginning at 6 p.m. and regular bingo starting at 6:30 p.m. Concession food will be available.
The center will host a dance Sept. 20 with live music by Light Touch. Doors open at 5 p.m., and the band plays from 7 p.m. to 10 p.m. There is a $5 door fee. Free refreshments will be available.
Food fundraiser on Edison
home football game days
NEW SOMERSET — New Somerset United Methodist Church, 4378 township Road 241, New Somerset, is continuing its drive-through submarine sandwich sale fundraiser, coordinating them to be held on the days of home football games for the Edison High School Wildcats.
Remaining sale dates are Friday, Sept. 21, Sept. 28 (homecoming) and Oct. 5.
“We are accepting advance orders that can be picked up from 1 p.m. until 6 p.m. at the church the day of the game, or you can come and purchase a meal deal at the church from 3 p.m. until 6 p.m. at the drive-through sale the day of the game,” explained Pastor Jim Willson.
For questions or to pre-order, call (740) 282-0795, leaving a name and number if there is no answer.
The last date to pre-order sandwiches for each game are today, Sept. 17, Sept. 24 and Oct. 1. The sandwich meal deal will be: one sandwich, (choice of a ham and cheese sub or a turkey and cheese sub); one snack size of chips (choice of regular chips, cool ranch or nacho cheese; one sweet treat; and a beverage (choice of can of pop or bottled water).
Christmas card watercolor
painting class detailed
WEIRTON — Bob Watson, a local artist, will be instructing a watercolor painting class with techniques used for small paintings that can be used in producing personalized Christmas cards.
The class is limited to 20 participants and will be held from 10 a.m. to noon on Sept. 22 at the Summit Art Gallery, located at 3393 Main St., Weirton.
The cost is $30 with all supplies used for the class furnished. Register by Friday by calling Bonnie Burskey at (3040 797-7003.
Techniques will include methods for protecting white space, gouging, scraping and producing texture. Painting types will include simple and quick to more detailed works. Participants must be 18 or older and should gain enough knowledge to be able to produce cards at any amount and level of their choice, according to a news release.
Watson is a retired architect with a lifelong desire to draw and paint. He holds a signature membership in the Georgia Watercolor Society. Since returning to the area from Georgia, he has joined the TWV Arts Council, the Steubenville Art Association and the Pittsburgh Watercolor Society. He was the featured artist at last year’s Robert Haworth Memorial Art Exhibition held at the Weirton Museum and Cultural Center and also a recipient of several awards.
Meeting room to be closed
FOLLANSBEE — The meeting room at the Follansbee Branch Library will be closed on Wednesday while volunteers clean and paint it as part of the United Way Day of Caring.