Tyrone Community Labor Day picnic
The Tyrone Community Labor Day picnic will be held Monday, September 4 at Reservoir Park, beginning at 9 a.m.
Any non-profit organization may have a food booth to sign up. Adult prize bingo will be ran by the Tyrone Elks. Youth land and water games with cash prizes are sponsored by local businesses. Entertainment will be provided by Kip Woodring. There will also be a 50/50 raffle. Rotary chicken barbecue tickets and women’s Club rib dinner tickets are available in advance from members and the chamber office. Call 684-0736 for tickets, to donate prizes, money or to sign up a group.
Soccer booster meeting
There will be a TAHS Boys Soccer Booster meeting on Tuesday, Sept. 5 at 7 p.m. at the Tyrone High School. Topics to be discussed include officers, by-laws, and fundraisers.
Class of 1942
The classmates of 1942, Tyrone High School, will hold their monthly breakfast at Joe’s Place, Vail, on Wednesday, September 6 at 9 a.m.
All classmates and guests are urged to attend as State Representative Jerry Stern will be the honored guest.
The Warriors Mark United Methodist Church will host a buffet dinner on Friday, September 8 from 4:30 to 6:30 p.m. The dinner will feature turkey, beef, noodles, mashed potatoes, stuffing, gravy, corn, Waldorf salad, cranberry sauce and roll. The dinner is free for children age four and under. The WMUMC is handicapped accessible. Anyone with questions can contact the church office at 632-6906.
Evangelistic crusade at God’s Missionary Church, Route 22, Alexandria will feature the Dan Durkee family from Penns Creek. The event will be held September 8-10. Services will be at 7 p.m. Friday and Saturday and 9:30 a.m., 10:30 a.m. and 6 p.m. on Sunday.
For more information, call Pastor Shaffer at 814-669-9021.
‘Then and Now: A Living History Timeline’
The country was founded in conflict and the armed forces of the United States have answered the call to duty for over 250 years. Visit this inaugural Living History Timeline of uniforms and equipment from the Colonial Period through 21st century. Fashion show begins at 1 p.m. with a weapons demonstration at 2 p.m.
The event is scheduled for Saturday and Sunday, September 9 and 10 from 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. at the Pennsylvania Military Museum, Business Route 322, Boalsburg, PA, three miles east of State College.
Church yard sale
The Warriors Mark United Methodist Church will hold a yard sale on Saturday, September 9 from 8 a.m. to 1 p.m. $1/bag begins at noon. Yard sale items will also be available on Friday during the buffet dinner. Anyone with questions can contact the church office at 632-6906.
The Warriors Mark United Methodist Church Youth Fellowship will hold a car wash on Saturday, September 9 from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. Benefits the upcoming fall and winter youth activities. Anyone with questions can contact the church office at 632-6906.
The Warriors Mark-Franklin Volunteer Fire Co. will hold a chicken barbecue on Saturday, September 9 at the fire hall, lcated on Route 550 in Warriors Mark.
The barbecue starts at 4 p.m. Take-outs are available.
Blessing of Children and Youth at the Beginning of the New School Year
The annual "Blessing of Children, Youth and Adult School Personnel" will be observed on Sunday, September 10, during the 10:30 a.m. Service of Worship at Wesley United Methodist Church in Tyrone. The service is for all students, preschool through college, tech school or graduate studies.
The service will include the anointing with oil and individual prayers for each person with the laying on of hands. Wesley Church invites all parents, grandparents and guardians to attend.
Chicken and waffle dinner
Port Matilda Fire Company will hold a chicken and waffles dinner on Sunday, September 10 from 11:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. with vegetables, dessert and a drink. Take outs are available. Open to everyone.
Cub Scout Pack 300 sign-up night
Cub Scout Pack 300 will be having an open house and sign-up night on Monday, September 11 beginning at 7:15 p.m. at St. Matthew Church Social Hall (behind St. Matthew School) on Cameron Ave. Cub Scouts is a program for all boys in Grades 1-5. Boys and their parents will get to meet the Leaders, some of the Scouts, and find out more about the types of activities that Cub Scouts participate in. If boys interested in joining are not able to attend the sign-up night, they are still welcome to join. People that are interested in joining or who would like more information can also call Mark Raffetto at 684-5362.
Allegheny Chorale invitation
The Allegheny Chorale is beginning its new season and are looking for men and women and Sr. High students who just love to sing.
There are no auditions. Interested individuals are invited to join in on September 12 at the chorus room at the Tyrone Area High School. Practice begins at 7 p.m. and lasts until 9 p.m.
New members will be accepted until October 3.
For additional information, call 684-0516.
Chicago Rivet retirees
The Chicago Rivet retirees will hold their monthly breakfast at Joe’s Place at 8:30 a.m.
Meetings are scheduled for the rest of the year, including September 14, October 12, November 9 and December 14.
Evening with the Arts
An Evening with the Arts, sponsored by the Tyrone Area Chamber of Commerce, will have art exhibits and artists displayed at three locations. On September 14, start at the Tyrone-Snyder Public Library for appetizers then go on to Burley’s Restaurant for dinner and finally wrap up the evening at Gardner’s Ice Cream Parlor for coffee or tea and dessert, all while previewing the local talent. For more information and details, call the Chamber office at 684-0736.
Class of 1943
All members and guests of the Tyrone High School class of 1943 are invited to meet for lunch on Thursday, September 14 at noon at Ponderosa, Altoona. Please plan to attend.
TYBA accepting nominations
Tyrone Youth Baseball Association will be accepting nominations for six open board positions at the Thursday, Sept. 14 meeting held at the Bull Pen Meeting Room starting at 7 p.m. Elections for these positions will be held on Thursday, Sept. 28 between 7 and 8 p.m. at the Bull Pen. Anyone who is a current member in good standing with TYBA is eligible to run for the board. All interested persons can attend the monthly meetings.
Sight and Sound Theatre trip
The Warriors Mark United Methodist Church is sponsoring a trip to the Sight and Sound Theaters in Lancaster for the “Miracle of Christmas” show on Tuesday, November 14.
Stirring live vocals performed by a cast of 60, live animals, magnificent staging and special effects, and a heart-soaring finale highlights this joyfully reverent tribute to the birth of “God with us”, Immanuel.
Reservations are now being accepted. Money will be due in full by September 15. Call the church office at 632-6906 to guarantee a spot.
TCP announces audition dates for A Christmas
The Tyrone Community Players will be the temporary inhabitants of the historic Mishler Theater for a creative, musical retelling of the classic Dickens’ ghost story.
With an original adaptation and score by Tyrone resident Will A. Jones, The TCP presented the premier of this seasonal spectacular in 1999.
Auditions for this wonderful holiday musical will be held in The Building, home of the TCP, located at 1019 Logan Ave., Tyrone on Sunday and Monday, September 17 and 18 at 7 p.m. Please be prepared with a vocal audition. An accompanist and CD player will be available for your use. If you do not have a prepared piece of music, a song from the show will be taught for your audition.
Performance dates for A Christmas Caroled, under the direction of Cindy Bennett and Karen Mayhew, are November 24-26 in the beautiful Mishler Theater in Altoona.
If you have any further questions or would like to peruse a script, phone Nancy Sloss, stage manager, at 684-5333 or the ArtsLine at 684-ART2. Auditions are open to all persons and the cast consists of the following, all of which are singing roles: seven male principle roles, six female principle roles, one child principle role and a wide range of ensemble roles, many with speaking and singing solos and duets, for performers of all ages.
Tyrone Area Chamber of Commerce Golf Classic Outing
The Tyrone Area Chamber of Commerce Golf Classic Outing will be held Thursday, September 21 at Sinking Valley Country Club. Four-person scramble with a noon shotgun start. There will be a beverage and snack cart all day. There will be T-shirts, prizes, contests and more. Looking for hole sponsors, door prizes and teams or individuals. Call the Chamber office at 684-0736.
A chicken barbecue dinner will be held at the Tyrone Masonic Lodge on Saturday, September 23 from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. Dinner will be served with applesauce, baked beans, a roll and butter.
There will be a limited number of walk-ins. Eat in or take out. Benefits the Tyrone Masonic Hall Association.
Class of 1952
The Tyrone High School class of 1952 will hold a luncheon at Joe’s Place, Vail, on Thursday, September 28 at noon. All classmates and guests are welcome.
Rotary Club of Tyrone’s 23rd annual Farm/City Day will be held Saturday, September 30 at Reservoir Park from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m.
Reservations for booths are now being accepted, including food, crafts, display or promotional. Call Bud Boom at 931-9152 for more information. There will be a live petting zoo, entertainment, food, hay wagon rides and fun. Tickets for the chicken barbecue can be purchased in advance from any Rotarian, Kelly Wike’s State Farm office or the Tyrone Area Chamber of Commerce office.
Tyrone Business and Career Expo
The Tyrone Business and Career Expo, BAH and New Middle School tour, sponsored by the Tyrone Area Chamber of Commerce and the Tyrone Area High School will be held Thursday, October 19 from 9 a.m. to 6 p.m. at the Tyrone Area High School cafeteria. Lunch will be available. Any student and/or the public may attend.
To participate, call Laurie Cowfer at 684-6025 or the Chamber office at 684-0736.
Bible study class
The Tyrone Church of the Brethren has added a Saturday morning Bible study to its educational opportunities. The class is held from 9:30 a.m. to 10:30 a.m. Everyone is welcome. Currently, the class is learning from the Gospel of John.
A Child’s Garden Preschool, located at the Tyrone Church of the Brethren, has a few openings for children ages three to five-years-old, for the 2006-07 school year.
There is available extended hours before and after preschool. For more information, call Mrs. Deihl at 946-1886 or Mrs. Kobuck at 684-2509.
Tyrone Salvation Army now open
The Tyrone Salvation Army is now open at its new location at 908 Pennsylvania Avenue, Tyrone. It’s open Monday through Thursday from 9:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. The Tyrone Salvation Army always accepts clothing and food items. It also accepts appliances, bedding, etc. It is currently in need of children’s clothing.
Monetary contributions can be mailed to: Salvation Army Service Center, P.O. Box 142 Tyrone, PA 16686 and can also be dropped off at the 908 Pennsylvania Avenue location. The phone number is 684-1664.
Singles 45 Plus
Singles 45 Plus meets every third Tuesday of the month. Interested individuals are invited to come for a meal and to socialize. Those attending would be responsible for their dinner, drinks or desserts.
Meetings are held at King’s Restaurant, 6th Avenue and 31st Street.