Five Things You Need to Know This Week
Patch gives you a rundown of what's going on in the community this week.
1. Cranberry Planning Advisory Commission
Get the scoop on what developments are in the works for Cranberry. The commission meets at 5:30 p.m. tonight at the Cranberry Township Municipal Building on Rochester Road.
2. Butler County Comprehensive Parks, Recreation and Open Space Plan Public Meeting
The Butler County Parks and Recreation Department invites elected officials, staff members, local parks and recreation board members and interested residents to attend this public meeting at 7 p.m. Wednesday at the Fairview Township Municipal Center at 1571 Hooker Road, Karns City. The meeting is in regards to the updating and development of the Butler County comprehensive parks, recreation, and open space plan, the Alameda Park master site development plan, the Alameda Pool feasibility study and the first Butler County greenway plan. Call 724-284-5383 for more information.
3. Cranberry Board of Supervisors
Find out in person what’s going on in township government. Cranberry’s board of supervisors will meet at 6:30 p.m. Thursday inside council chambers at the Cranberry Township Municipal Center.
This year’s event will take place Saturday at the bridge next to the Hearth & Home Furnishings store on Route 19 in Zelienople.
New this year is a dedication ceremony that will take place at 10:30 a.m. at the new pavilion at the canoe launch (which also is the derby’s finish line) while participants are waiting for their plastic ducks to float down the Connoquenessing Creek.
5. Friends Helping Friends Bean Bag Tournament
For this year’s benefit, which takes place at 3 p.m. Saturday at Marburger Dairy in Evans City, one of the recipients is a person who battled bone cancer 30 years ago and is currently in remission of breast cancer. The other recipient recently had a massive stroke. Both are in immediate need of assistance for medical bills.
Sign in by 4 p.m. to participate in the tournament (included in admission price). The cost is $25 per person. There is no cost for children age 10 and younger. Admission includes pig roast, beer and iced tea and a live band. There will be cash and prizes, a Chinese auction, a silent auction and raffle drawing with a chance to win a framed autographed Mario Lemieux jersey, a Benelli-Nova turkey camouflage 12-gauge shot gun or $100. Prizes will be drawn the day of the benefit.