Butler County

• The Cranberry Township 55+ Club (formerly known as the Cranberry Township Senior Citizens Club) celebrated its 47th anniversary last month with a day of special programs, which included fellowship and light refreshments. The club is open to all adults ages 55 and older in the Cranberry Township area. It meets regularly at 1 p.m. on the second Tuesday of most months at the Cranberry Township Municipal Center, when not on away outings. Members enjoy a variety of social and educational experiences with other older adults, include day trips to points of interest around the area, luncheons, picnics and more. Please note that the club is separate from the Cranberry Senior Center. To learn more about the club, call Bill Shaner at (724) 776-1933.

• Keenagers meet on the fourth Wednesday of each month (except for November and December when
adjustments are made for the holidays). Meetings are held at noon for a luncheon, the program begins at 1 p.m. Meals are provided for all meetings except for the June picnic. Rolls, butter and decaf coffee are always provided. Bring your own table setting. A $5 donation per person is requested. Meetings are held at Portersville Presbyterian Church, 1297 Perry Hwy., Portersville. For information on meals and programs, call Joan Courtney at (724) 865-2845; for travel information, call Peg Stickel at (724) 368-3225. To reach the church, call (724) 368-8050.

• A Community Trunk Sale will take place from 8 a.m to 1 p.m. May 5 at Masonic Shelter, 184 Alameda Park Rd., Butler. A kids sale will take place from 8 a.m. to 1 p.m. May 6. Call (724) 284-5383.

• Have you always wanted to paint, but never learned how or thought you weren’t that good? You don’t have to be, instructor Sandra Maxwell will help you paint a wonderful masterpiece step-by-step. Come out to Alameda Park House, 184 Alameda Park Rd., Butler, for Painting in the Park from 6 to 8 p.m. May 9. Cost is $30 per person. Call (724) 284-5383.

• Spring Fest will take place from 9 a.m. to 6 p.m. May 11 and from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m May 12 at Glade Run, 70 West Beaver Rd., Zelienople. Enjoy a huge spring plant sale, free kids activities, goat yoga, Taco Trot (a family fun walk), concessions and more. Call (724) 452-4453 or visit gladerunadventures.org.

• The Associated Artists of Butler County present the annual spring show through May 12 at the Butler Art Center, 344 S. Main St., Butler. Hours are from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Wednesdays through Fridays and from noon to 4 p.m. Saturdays. Come enjoy the annual spring show, filled with unique artwork to get you excited for spring. Show is juried and judged. Call (724) 283-6922 or visit butlerartcenter.org/art-shows-music-events.html.

• The Zelienople Library Presents an Arts and Culture Speaker Series from 7 to 8 p.m. May 10 at Zelienople Area Public Library, 227 S. High St., Zelienople. Cost is $8 per person. Call (724) 452-9330 or visit zelienoplelibrary.org.

• Cooper Station Restaurant, 352 N. Pike Rd., Sarver, will host a Mother’s Day Brunch Buffet from 9:30 a.m. to 3 p.m. May 13. Call (724) 353-2100 for reservations. Visit cooperstationrestaurant.com/ for details about the restaurant.

• The Butler County Master Gardeners and Butler County Parks and Recreation Department presents the 2018 Spring Garden Market and Home Show from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. on May 19 at Alameda Park, Odd Fellow Circle, 184 Alameda Park Rd., Butler. The park will be transformed into a showcase of exhibitors geared to welcome Spring. Enjoy specialty food items, free children activities, live entertainment, plant sale, landscaping materials, live plants and more available for purchase throughout the day. Call (724) 284-5383.

• Come out for the Portersville Steam Show Spring Gas-up from 9 a.m to 8 p.m. May 19 and 20 at the Portersville Steam Show Grounds, 1512 Perry Hwy., Portersville. There will be a vintage village, saw mill, cider press, gas engines, oil field equipment, farm animals, train rides, steam engines, flea market, crafts, food, kids’ pedal tractor pulling, tractor pulls and a steam building. Admission is $5, children 11 and under are free Visit portersvillesteamshow.org.

• A free one day bus trip to Washington, DC to visit the World War II, Korean Memorial, Arlington Cemetery for the Changing of the Guard, the Memorial Wall and the Marine Corp Memorial will take place on May 24. This trip is for WWII and Korean War era veterans and all who served prior to May 15, 1975. Food and beverages provided. There will be an RN on the trip. Wheelchairs will be provided as needed. The pickup sites are Beaver, Greentree and Monroeville between 5 and 6:15 a.m.; return between 9 and 10 p.m. For information and reservations, call (724) 709-3614. In order to continue these free trips for the veterans, donations are gratefully accepted and checks should be may be made payable to Vets Bus Trips. Mail to Wesbanco at 701 Corporation St., Beaver, PA 15009, Attention: Vets Bus Trips.

• The Seven Fields ninth annual Community Days Carnival will take place June 7, 8 and 9 at Seven Fields Town Park, 380 Castle Creek Dr., Seven Fields. Enjoy live music by Velveeta on Friday and Dancing Queen on Saturday. There will also be fireworks on Saturday provided by Pyrotecnico. Visit sevenfields.org.

Senior Center Activities

• Butler Senior Center, 10 Austin Ave., (located in Tanglewood Senior Center), Lyndora, offers the following events: Bullying Among Older Adults at 10:30 a.m. May 3; Cinco de Mayo Celebration at 11 a.m. May 4; Leadership Meeting at 11:45 a.m. and Birthday Party May 10; Game Night from 5 to 8 p.m. May 15; Mother’s Day Celebration at 10:30 a.m. May 16; Memorial Day Celebration at 11 a.m. May 24; and Older American’s Month Brunch at 11:30 a.m. May 25. Call for daily activities. The center hours are from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Monday through Friday. Call (724) 285-5392.

• Chicora Senior Center, lower level of Moose Hall, 117 West Slippery Rock St., offers the following events: Bullying Among Older Adults at 10:30 a.m. May 1; Cinco de Mayo Party May 3; Phipps Conservatory and Rivers Casino May 7; Blood Pressure at 10:30 a.m. and Mother’s Day Party May 8; Bingo with Wayne at 10 a.m. and Birthday Party Celebration May 10; Leadership Meeting at 10 a.m. May 15; Older American’s Month Brunch at 11:30 a.m. May 22; and Bingo with Wayne at 10 a.m. and Memorial Day Party May 24. Call for daily activities. The center hours are from 9:30 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday. Call (724) 445-2551.

• Cranberry Senior Center, Municipal Building, Rochester Rd., offers the following events: Long Term Care Program at 11 a.m. May 3; Bullying Among Older Adults at 10:30 a.m. and Cinco de Mayo Party May 4; Dinner Theater-Chinese Take Out from 4 to 7 p.m. May 8. Cost is $10; Birthday Celebration May 10; Trip to Rivers Casino at 9 a.m. May 15. Cost is $15; Complimentary Dance-Rosemary Trail at 11 a.m. May 17; Leadership Council Meeting at 10:30 a.m. May 21; Older American’s Month Brunch at noon May 24; Memorial Day Party May 29; and Wellness Wednesday Breakfast at 8:30 a.m. May 30. Call for daily activities. The center is open from 8:30 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. Monday through Friday. Call (724) 772-6086.

• Evans City Senior Center, 426 East Main St., offers the following events: Bullying Among Older Adults at 10:30 a.m. May 8; Leadership Meeting at 1 p.m. and Birthday Celebration May 10; Celebration of Mothers May 17; Older American’s Month Brunch at noon May 23; and Memorial Day Party May 24. The center is open from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday. Call (724) 538-9414.

• Mars Senior Center, Penn Mar Plaza, Gilkey Dr., offers the following activities: Pet Therapy at 1 p.m. May 3; Snack Bingo at 1 p.m. May 8; VNA Services and Volunteer Program at 1 p.m. May 10; Bullying Among Older Adults at 10:30 a.m. and Birthday Party at noon May 11; Crafts at 1 p.m. May 15; Learn to Play Cards and Sequence at 1 p.m. May 16; Aroma Therapy and Medication Techniques at 1 p.m. May 17; Leadership Council Meeting at noon May 21; Gift Card Bingo at 1 p.m. May 22; Monthly Breakfast at 8:30 a.m. (cost is $5) and Cards at 1 p.m. May 23; Memorial Day Celebration at 11:45 a.m. May 29; and Older American’s Month Brunch at noon May 30. The center is open from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. Monday through Friday. Call (724) 625-4466.

• Mount Chestnut Senior Center, Presbyterian Church, 727 Old Route 422, will offer the following events: Blood Pressure Screenings at 11 a.m. and Home Health Options at 12:30 p.m. May 3; Leadership Council Meeting at 12:30 p.m. May 7; Coffee with Commissioner Kevin Bozzel from 5 to 6:30 p.m. May 8; Mother’s Day Celebration and Birthday Celebration May 10; Bullying Among Older Adults at 10:30 a.m. May 14; and Older American’s Month Brunch at 11:45 a.m. and Bible Study at 12:30 p.m. May 21. Daily activities include bingo and cards at 10 a.m. Mondays; and games and 50/50 raffle Thursdays. The center is open from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Mondays and Thursdays. Call (724) 282-6006.

• Slippery Rock Senior Center, Township Building, 155 Branchton Rd., will offer the following events: Cinco de Mayo Celebration at 10:30 a.m. May 3; Bullying Among Older Adults at 10:30 a.m., Birthday Celebration and Mother’s Day Celebration May 10; Leadership Meeting at noon May 17; Memorial Day Festivities at 10:30 a.m. May 24; and Older American’s Month Brunch at noon May 31. The center is open from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. Tuesday through Thursday. Call (724) 794-6440.

• Southeast Senior Center, Winfield Township Firehall, Brose Rd., offers the following upcoming events: Leadership Meeting at 9:30 a.m. and Cinco de Mayo Celebration May 3; Birthday Celebration at 11:30 a.m. May 10; Grocery Bingo at 9:30 a.m. and Bullying Among Older Adults at 10:30 a.m. May 17; Memorial Day Party May 29; Older American’s Month Brunch at 11:30 a.m. May 29; and No Tobacco Day -Let’s Eat Pie May 31. The center is open from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. Tuesdays and Thursdays. Call (724) 352-2036.