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April 2014
Stan Gordon UFO Presentation/Book Signing
Apr 19, 2014 at 1:00 PM
Stan Gordon has been interested in UFO's, paranormal investigations and the Bigfoot creature his entire life. Come listen to what he has to say, what he's heard and what he thinks.
Carnegie Free Library
Faces and Voices of Connellsville
Apr 23, 2014 at 9:00 AM to Apr 25, 2014 4:00 PM
He's back because you have more stories to tell. Michael Sahaida will be back and he wants to hear from you. He's collecting stories and memories of growing up in Connellsville. You can call him at 412-855-6574 or Casey Sirochman at the Library at 724-628-1380 to set up an appointment.
Carnegie Free Library
May 2014
11th Annual Connellsville Community Yard Sale
May 03, 2014 at 8:00 AM to 2:00 PM
The 11th Annual Connellsville Community Yard Sale 8:00 am to 2:00 pm, sponsored by the Community Events Committe of the Greater Connellsville Chamber of Commerce. Registration fee is $5, which includes your yard sale location on the master address list, house sign, balloons and advertising on Armstrong Channel 20 and in the Daily Courier. To be placed on the list, please contact the Chamber office for more information. Address lists will be availabilite at the Chamber booth next to Lion's Square on the day of the sale for $0.25. You can also set up a table of your own at Lion's Square for a fee of $10. Any questions? Call 724-628-5500.
City Wide
Rabies Clinic, sponsored by the Lions Bluc
May 03, 2014 at 12:00 AM to 12:00 AM
Lions Square, 144 W. Crawford Avenue
CAHS Patriots Annual Auction
May 08, 2014
CAHS Patriots Annual Auction held May 8th at the National Guard Readiness Center on Petersburg Road in Connellsville. Donations and Monetary donations are always welcome and are tax deductible. Donations can be picked up. Please visit http://www.cahspatriots.com/ to see some of the items already received and photographed, more to be added as they come in. Contact 724-322-1494 if you have questions or if you would like to donate.
National Guard Readiness Center
National Railroad Day
May 10, 2014
Come celebrate Connellsville's past and visit the Grand Opening of the Connellsville Canteen. Trains have always been a part of the City history so come see the display.
Crawford Avenue
Connellsville City-Wide Clean Up Day
May 10, 2014
Clean out your basements and attics. Advanced Disposal will pick up your unwanted items. All items to be picked up are to be bundled, bagged or boxed and placed where the residents' trash is usually picked up. Nothing is to weigh more than fifty (50) pounds. Advanced Disposal will pick up large items such as chairs, sofas, mattresses, dryers, water tanks and tables. Refrigerators will be picked up as long as the Freon is properly removed and certification is attached. Please remember that Advanced Disposal will NOT pick up the following items: Tires, Toxic Liquids (paint, pesticides, oil or gas) or Appliances that contain Freon that have not been tagged by a licensed technician stating that the Freon has been removed. Call 724-437-7336 if you have any questions.
City-Wide Connellsville
Connellsville Geranium Festival
May 24, 2014 at 9:00 AM to 4:00 PM
Come join us and think SPRING! It's time for the Geranium Festival again! On Saturday, May 24th, head on over to Crawford Avenue for buy flowers for the yard, for friends and neighbors. Vendors for food, crafts and other items will be there to help you enjoy the day. There will be entertainment throughout the day; a Princess Contest, a Pet Parade, clowns and face painting. Sponsored by the Connellsville Area Garden Club, and these people do a great job in making the City beautiful! Don't miss it!
Crawford Avenue - Downtown
June 2014
Movies in the Park
Jun 13, 2014 to Aug 21, 2014
The Connellsville Recreation Board has announced the movies and dates for the summertime delight known as Movies in the Park. Here's the tentative schedule: June 13th, "Monsters University," then on June 27th, "The Wizard of Oz,'" followed by on July 11th, "Back to the Future," then on July 25, "Mary Poppins," on August 8th, The Never Ending Story," and ending on August 21st with, "Friday Night Lights" with a pep rally to follow. Follow the Recreation Board on Facebook for any changes and/or additions.
East Park
Connellsville Crime Watch Washington DC Trip
Jun 21, 2014 at 6:30 AM
Connellsville Crime Watch is sponsoring a trip on Saturday 21 June 2014 to Washington DC. Bus will be departing Connellsville at 6:30 a.m. and return to Connellsville approximately 9:00 p.m. The bus will let us off at Washington DC's Crime Museum. After a self-guided tour of the museum, (approx. 2 hrs) you are on your own to tour other sites in Washington DC to include the Washington Mall which includes all the monuments, and Smithsonian. Price is $ 75.00 per person and we are limited to only 56 seats. Included is the round trip transportation and tickets to the Crime Museum. Please note that this trip does require a lot of walking. Money raised will benefit Connellsville Crime Watch initiatives. If interested please make reservations through ArtWorks Connellsville (724-320-6392), or send a check in care of the "Fayette County Cultural Trust" 139 West Crawford Avenue, Connellsville, Pennsylvania 15245. Please include your name, phone number, address, and that the check is for the day trip to DC.
Washington DC
11th Annual Braddock's Crossing of the Yough
Jun 28, 2014 to Jun 29, 2014
Coming June 28-29, 2014, the Connellsville Area Historical Society will sponsor the 11th Annual Braddock's Crossing of the Yough. The event is held at Crawford's Cabin located at 7th Street and the Youghiogheny River. This event which began as part of the 250th celebration of the War for Empire, known in America as the French and Indian War, has grown into an annual event here in Connellsville. On Saturday, June 28, this activity will begin with the Opening Ceremony at 11:00 A. M. and continue until 5:00 pm. At dusk on Saturday, there will be Indian stories and legends told around the campfire at Crawford's Cabin. On Sunday, the activities will begin at noon and end at 5:00 pm. River Crossings will take place both days at 1:00 pm. The Crossing is held under the direction of New Haven Hose Company. Come and interact with the re-enactors, make crafts, play games, enjoy good music and good food..
Yough Park
July 2014
Farmers Market
Jul 05, 2014 at 8:00 AM to Sep 06, 2014 12:00 PM
A Farmers Market will be featured in Downtown Connellsville, in the PNC parking lot, on Saturdays, beginning July 5th and ending September 6th, from 8 am - Noon. Come and purchase fresh locally-grown fruits and vegetables every Saturday and meet your friends.
PNC Parking Lot on West Crawford Avenue
5th Annual Connellsville Triathlon
Jul 11, 2014
No details yet -- but the date is now in July!! (Not August) - So re-set the Date! Start Training! The 5th Annual Connellsville Triathlon. Run, bike and swim your heart out. Come be a spectator or a contestant! We Play Here!!!
Yough River Park
August 2014
National Night Out - Connellsville Crime Watch
Aug 05, 2014
This National Event invites you to get out of your house and into your neighborhood; you could plan and sponsor a Block Party in your neighborhood, have a cook out, or sponsor a Flashlight Walk, or a Neighborhood Youth Program. If you would like to do any of these things, contact the Connellsville Crime Watch so they can put you on their list. You can find them on Facebook at 'Connellsville Crime Watch' or email connellsvillecrimewatch@zoominternet.net.
September 2014
Autumn Mum Testival
Sep 06, 2014 at 10:00 AM to 5:00 PM
Connellsville's Annual Mum Festival, sponsored by Downtown Connellsville and the Fayette County Cultural Trust, will be held Saturday, September 6, 10:00 a.m.-5:00 p.m. along Crawford Avenue. Featuring beautiful fall mums for sale. Vendors will include a variety of artisans, crafters and food. This is the last Farmers Market for the season, There will be bountiful local fresh produce and pumpkins, corn stalks and gourds. There is no admission fee. Additional information will be made available later.
Crawford Avenue - Downtown
October 2014
Crime Watch Meeting
Oct 08, 2014 at 6:30 PM
Come to the Crime Watch meeting and see what's been going on to fight crime in our City. More details to added on this meeting.
City Hall

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