Greene County Tourist Promotion Agency Visitors Guide The latest Official Visitors Guide is available, in full-color, 35-pages featuring annual events, covered bridges, general stores, mail pouch barns, attractions, and more! To request a copy, call 724-627-8687 or e-mail tourism.
UBER COMES TO THE BURG WAYNESBURG!
Now available in Waynesburg; need a ride? UBER can get you there, your own private taxi! Just download the app and get riding. Click HERE for flyer.
(Ad approved by Commissioner Blair Zimmerman)
Community Events & Services Bulletin Board for Greene County
Phone: 724-852-5276 / Toll Free: 888-317-7106 / Fax: 724-852-5368 Office Hours: 8:30 a.m.4:30 p.m., MondayFriday
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Our COMMUNITY webpage includes a variety of information, from community events, fairs, festivals, fundraisers, and more... as well as job opportunities to the communities of Greene County. We hope you find this community webpage useful and will return often!
Do you have an item or event for posting? here are a few helpful guidelines for submitting items:
Submit events with flyers when possible; provide your event name, date/time, location, and a brief description of the event; plus a contact person with a phone number or email. Send in an email to jmccartney with the County of Greene.
Upcoming Community Events & Notices:
SPOTLIGHT ACTIVITIES in GREENE COUNTY
For additional upcoming events (spotlight activities) or more information, please check the Greene County Tourism website at www.VisitGreene.org or the Community Events calendar online at www.co.greene.pa.us.
Chamber Works concert (Thursday, Mar. 1): The Waynesburg University Department of Fine Arts will host a Chamber Works concert at noon in the Marsh Center. Performances include pieces from composers such as Wolfgang Mozart and Johann Pezel. The public is invited to attend the free concert.
Thankful Thursdays (Thursday, Mar. 1): Join Essentially Yours and the Department of Recreation at the Greene County Fairgrounds for the monthly essential oils class. This month’s topic is “Paint and Sniff” and focuses on de-stressing while making your own work of art. The make and take project will be your own piece of artwork. Class is $12 per person and you can register by contacting the Dept. of Recreation at 724-852-5323. Participants will need to bring newspapers and their own paint brushes.
Skate & Dance (Friday, Mar. 2): Enjoy Friday night at Mon View Roller Rink for Skate & Dance. Admission is $8 per person with skating from 7 to 9 p.m. followed by dancing from 9 to 11 p.m.
Dr. Seuss Birthday Party (Saturday, Mar. 3): Enjoy Seuss inspired games, crafts and snacks! Plus watch the Seuss Celebration! 1 to 3 p.m. at Flenniken Public Library.
Open Skate (Saturday, Mar 3.): ): Open Skate at the Mon View Roller Rink from 7 to 10 p.m. Admission is $5 per person.
House Concert: David Jacobs-Strain and Bob Beach (Sunday, Mar 4.): Listen to an evening of slide-driven country blues with a passion and authority that few artists of any age can muster at the House Concert held at the Denny House (145 West High Street, Waynesburg) beginning at 6 p.m. $18 per person. Seating is limited, reserve early! Reservations can be made at 724-428-3307.
Yoga for Beginners w/ Crista Turner: Learn the fundamentals of Yoga through gentle stretching and simple poses. Build strength, improve balance, align the body, and quiet the mind by creating an overall sense of well-being. Saturday mornings from 10:30-11:30 a.m. in the Vine Room at Thistlethwaite Vineyards. $10 per class and mats provided.
Gentle Yoga Classes at Greene County Fairgrounds (Jan. 30 – Mar. 8): Stretch your body, mind & spirit with Gentle Yoga classes at the Greene County Fairgrounds in the upper level of the 4-H Building on Tuesdays and Thursdays at 5 p.m. Certified Yoga Instructor, Virginia Wainwright, will teach beginning yoga poses, alignment and gentle movements in and out of poses. Classes are $5 each and you will need to bring a yoga mat. Register by calling the Department of Recreation at 724-852-5323.
Senior Art Exhibit – Sydney Harris (Feb. 26 – Mar. 29): Exhibition at Waynesburg Universitys Benedum Fine Arts Gallery featuring senior Sydney Harris. The exhibit will showcase a variety of styles, including ceramic, jewelry, paintings, drawings and digital prints. Gallery hours are Monday to Friday, 9 a.m. to 4 p.m., or by appointment.
Next Week: Skate & Dance @ Mon View Roller Rink; Camp Code @ Flenniken Library; Spring Gardening Seminar @ Greene County Fairgrounds; Open Skate @ Mon View Roller Rink; Cornerstone Genealogical Society Meeting; and Warrior Trail Association Meeting.
The Educational Scholarship is open to any Greene County student who will be a graduating senior in 2018. The Chamber urges all high school seniors who have been accepted to a College or Technical School as an incoming freshman this Fall and have maintained a cumulative grade point average of 3.0 or better while in high school to apply for this scholarship.
The Dr. Nancy I. Davis Memorial Leadership Scholarship is in memory of the late, Dr. Nancy I. Davis. This scholarship is open to candidates who currently reside or are employed in Greene County and is enrolled or has been accepted in an undergrad or graduate program.
The Nancy I. Davis Memorial Scholarship for Educational Support is open to any instructor with a classroom that is located in Greene County. The funds from this scholarship must be used within the 2018-2019 school year and must be used to enrich the learning experience in the classroom.
Open for visits at Frosty Springs Farm!: Frosty Springs Farm in Waynesburg, Pa. and operated by James and Billie Cowell has cattle for sale at all times. Plan your visit today to see their complete range of products (including donkeys) or check with the consultation plans they can offer. They are a working farm and might be out in the fields, so please call 724-627-8271 ahead of your visit!
LocalGObig: Looking for ways to advertise your local business, but having a hard time finding that way? Check out the LocalGObig project that focuses on photos, video, social marketing and websites to improve your communications. Contact Brett Spitznogle from Memories & Melodies at firstname.lastname@example.org to discover custom packages designed just for you.
Volunteers Needed: The Rain Day Festival is looking for anyone interested in joining the planning committee or volunteering before and during the July 29th event. If you are interested in finding out more, contact the Waynesburg Borough office at 724-627-8111.
2018 SKATE & DANCE SEASON
It's time for Skate and Dance FRIDAYS again at the Mon View Roller Rink from 7pm-11pm weekly. Admission is $8. Skate hours: 7-9pm and Dance hours: 9-11pm. Located at 377 Stoney Hill Road, Greensboro, PA. FMI, call 724-852-5323 to the Department of Recreation.
Click HERE for event flyer, and/or HERE for informational brochure.
2018 ESSENTIALLY YOURS - Thanksful Thursdays!
Come join us for our 2018 Winter/Spring monthly Essential Oil Classes, beginning Thursday, January 4th followed by the 1st Thursday of each month through May 2018. Held at the Greene County Fairgrounds, 4-H Building (upstairs). Click HERE for details of our classes. FMI or to pre-register for any of our programs, call 724-852-5232.
2018 STEMMIN' It UP After School Program
Hey KIDS, join this after school problem solving workshop held for ages 9-11 on Wednesday's at 4:30pm starting in February. Held at the Greene County Fairgrounds, 4-H Building Upstairs. Classes are approximately 1-hour long and $5 for each session. Two Greene County teachers are bringing this STEM after school program to our students. Pre-registration is required.
Click HERE for details of our classes. FMI or to pre-register, call 724-852-5323.
2018 FAMILY LITERACY PROGRAM - Families who Learn Together Succeed Together!
Blueprints' (formerly Community Action Southwest) Family Literacy Program helps parents improve both their literacy and parenting skills while providing young children with early childhood education. The program has three basic components, click HERE to read more about the program. Classes are being offered weekly in Carmichaels.
FMI, call 724-225-9550 ext. 437 or click HERE for blueprints pull-tab flyer.
GENTLE YOGA CLASSES
Join us for this six-week session of stretching for body, mind & spirit with certified Yoga instructor Virginia Wainwright. Classes are $5 per class, held at 5 PM on Tuesdays & Thursdays, January 30-March 8, 2018. Greene County Fairgrounds, 4-H Building (upstairs). Must bring your own yoga mat, and helpful to bring a town and bottle of water.
FMI, call 724-852-5323 or click HERE for class brochure of information.
Spring 2018 PENNSYLVANIA HUNTER-TRAPPER EDUCATION
Registration Open 24 of 45 seats remaining!
Location & Schedule: Saturday, March 10, 2018 from 9:00am - 5:00pm. at the Mt. Morris Sportsman's Association, 366 Watkins Run Road, Mount Morris, PA 15349
About the Event: Must be 11 years old to enroll. Chapters 1, 4, 5,and 9 completed online before class.
Cancellation Policies: You must cancel your registration before Saturday, March 10, 2018, at 9:00am CST.
Age Policy: All registrants for this event must be 11 years of age by March 10, 2018.
Contact: Marvin Cumberledge, Hunter-Trapper Education Instructor, Pennsylvania Game Commission, District 2-30-1 |Tel: 724-451-8481 | Cell: 724-710-9122
Registration Open 41 to 50 seats remaining!
Location & Schedule: Saturday, April 7, 2018 from 9:00am - 5:00pm. at the Harvey's Grange, 106 Grange Road, Graysville, PA 15370
About the Event: Must be 11 years old to enroll. Chapters 1, 4, 5,and 9 completed online before class.
About the Location: REGISTER ONLINE Questions, call 724-451-8481.
Cancellation Policies: You must cancel your registration before Saturday, April 7, 2018, at 9:00am CDT.
Age Policy: All registrants for this event must be 11 years of age by April 7, 2018.
Organized by: Marvin L. Cumberledge, Instructor | Phone Number: 724-451-8481
March 2018 BOWLBY BITS
Click HERE for Bowlby Library March schedule of programs. Our library is located at 311 N. West Street, Waynesburg, PA | www.evakbowlby.org | Phone: 724-627-9776.
March 29, 2018 VIETNAM VETERANS DAY
The Waynesburg VFW Post #4793 is hosting a public event to Commemorate Share a Legacy for Veterans, Military, respective families, fellow citizens and those who served alongside our troops from throughout the World. The event will be held on Thursday, March 29th, 6:00 p.m. (program) / 7:00 p.m. (social), followed by food and refreshments.
Vietnam Traveling Wall photos will be on display. Click HERE for event invitation flyer.
March 31, 2018 EASTER EGG HUNT "For A Cure"
Held at Wana B Park in Carmichaels at 12 p.m. (egg hunt will begin at approximately 1:30 p.m.). $5/child, benefits the Greene County Walk to End Alzheimer's. Click HERE for event flyer.
March 31, 2018 SPRING EQUIPMENT CONSIGNMENT AUCTION
Held at the Greene County Fairgrounds in Waynesburg, PA (Exit 14 off I-79). Now accepting quality consignments. Click HERE for equipment details.
FMI, call Behm's Auction at 724-428-3664 or email at email@example.com
2018 GREENE COUNTY FLASHLIGHT DRAGS
Street racing without the jail time! held at the Greene County Airport, Waynesburg, PA.
RACE Schedule: June 17 ✦ July 22 ✦ August 19, 2018
Dates are subject to change, rain dates will be held on the following weekend if schedules permit! Gates open to public at 11 a.m., race starts at 2:00 p.m. (event finishes around 6:00 p.m.). Cost: $35 to race/$8 to watch (spectator). FMI, call the Department of Recreation at 724-852-5323.
Click HERE for race schedule and additional information
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"Buy Local, Buy Greene" Network:
The "'Buy Local, Buy Greene" campaign was launched in 2011 to promote Greene County businesses and educate consumers on the power of buying local. Several local organizations have partnered to provide funding for this initiative which includes a social media campaign, promotional materials, and give-a-ways items. There is no cost involved to join the network. Seventeen businesses signed on to the network in 2013 and nearly 50 consumers pledged to spend a total of $4,829/month at local businesses through out online survey.
The Buy Local, Buy Greene campaign is successful due to the partnership of Community Bank, Greene County Conservation District, Greene County Tourism, University of Pittsburgh Small Business Development Center, Wayensburg Area Chamber of Commerce, Waynesburg Prosperous & Beautiful, and Waynesburg University Center for Research and Economic Development. The conservation district provides technical assistance in reaching agricultural communities in Greene County.
Get the facts and make your pledge to join the LOCAL GREENE COUNTY effort at: www.waynesburgpa.org/buylocal.html. FMI, or to schedule a speaker for your group contact: Buy Local, Buy Greene chairperson, Lindsey Biddle at 724-627-9054. Remember you have a choice of where you eat, shop, and do business. The Buy Local, Buy Greene Committee urges you to "Choose Greene!"