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Sunday April 29, 2012
(all day)
Start: 2:00 pm
End: 2:00 pm

VARHA will hold its 8th annual Treasure Sale on Saturday, April 28 and Sunday, April 29 from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. New this year is a two-day "Pickers' Sale" on Monday, April 30 from noon to 6 p.m. and Tuesday, May 1 from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. All items will be 50% off during the special sale days.

Monday April 30, 2012
(all day)
Start: 2:00 pm
End: 2:00 pm

VARHA will hold its 8th annual Treasure Sale on Saturday, April 28 and Sunday, April 29 from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. New this year is a two-day "Pickers' Sale" on Monday, April 30 from noon to 6 p.m. and Tuesday, May 1 from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. All items will be 50% off during the special sale days.

Start: 7:00 pm

Franklin High School Jazz Festival, FHS Auditorium, Monday, April 30, 7 p.m.

Tuesday May 01, 2012
End: 2:00 pm
Start: 2:00 pm
End: 2:00 pm

VARHA will hold its 8th annual Treasure Sale on Saturday, April 28 and Sunday, April 29 from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. New this year is a two-day "Pickers' Sale" on Monday, April 30 from noon to 6 p.m. and Tuesday, May 1 from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. All items will be 50% off during the special sale days.

Thursday May 03, 2012
Start: 5:00 pm

BNI Oil Valley Chapter will host a joint Business After Hours Mixer from 5-7 p.m. May 3, at The Commons at Franklin. Please call (814)432-5823 to RSVP for one of your best networking opportunities.

Start: 6:00 pm

Deer Creek Winery's Cranberry Mall location will be featuring the work of the talented Jan Knorr, a multi-disciplinary artist, our Art Opening on Thursday, May 3rd from 6 p.m. - 8 p.m. It's sure to be a great time!

Saturday May 05, 2012
Start: 8:11 am
Start: 8:11 am
End: 8:11 am

2012 Birdfest will be held Saturday, May 5 through Sunday May 6 in Foxburg. Saturday - morning birding tours, evening owl prowel, grassland bird calls, keynote speaker will be Jason Hill, who will discuss his current research findings regarding population dynamics of grassland breeding sparrows and their relationship to habitat created by reclaimed surface mines in PA. Sunday - birding tour at the Mount Zion/Piney Tract important bird area near Sligo, which houses rare and unique grassland breeding sparrows.

Start: 9:00 am
Start: 8:14 am
End: 8:14 am

The 12th Annual May Garden Mart, hosted by the Franklin Gardeners Association will be held Saturday and Sunday, May 5 and May 6 in Fountain Park, Downtown Franklin. Booths will be open from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday and 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. Sunday. Come find everything you need for your garden - perennials, annuals, hanging baskets, conifers, shrubs, gardening products, vegetables, herbs, trees, and ideas. There will also be children's activities, food and a Chinese raffle.

Start: 10:00 am

Enjoy a delicious breakfast amid the splendor of the Tiffany Window Collection at St. John's Church. Hear the fascinating story of Tiffany Studios and its founder, along with a presentation by the church window docents. There will also be a special guest appearance. Saturday, May 5, 2012, from 10 a.m. to noon at St. John's, 1145 Buffalo Street, Franklin. Donation $20 per person. Tickets are available by calling (814)432-5161.

Start: 5:00 pm

The Arts Co-Op is offering a Hip Hop Master Class (four classes). Registration is May 5th at 5pm. Classes are May 5, May 6, May 12, and May 13 (Saturdays and Sundays); 5:30-6:30pm Beginner level; 6:30-7:30pm Intermediate/Advanced Level. $45.00 registration fee for the four-class series. Or take individual classes for $15.00 an hour. Each class session is one hour long. All four sessions are included in the $45.00 registration fee.
Call 814 671-9072 to register in advance or register at 5pm May 5th at The Arts Co-Op, 1219 Liberty Street, Franklin PA, 16323.

Sunday May 06, 2012
End: 8:11 am
Start: 8:11 am
End: 8:11 am

2012 Birdfest will be held Saturday, May 5 through Sunday May 6 in Foxburg. Saturday - morning birding tours, evening owl prowel, grassland bird calls, keynote speaker will be Jason Hill, who will discuss his current research findings regarding population dynamics of grassland breeding sparrows and their relationship to habitat created by reclaimed surface mines in PA. Sunday - birding tour at the Mount Zion/Piney Tract important bird area near Sligo, which houses rare and unique grassland breeding sparrows.

End: 8:14 am
Start: 8:14 am
End: 8:14 am

The 12th Annual May Garden Mart, hosted by the Franklin Gardeners Association will be held Saturday and Sunday, May 5 and May 6 in Fountain Park, Downtown Franklin. Booths will be open from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday and 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. Sunday. Come find everything you need for your garden - perennials, annuals, hanging baskets, conifers, shrubs, gardening products, vegetables, herbs, trees, and ideas. There will also be children's activities, food and a Chinese raffle.

Thursday May 10, 2012
Start: 6:00 pm

Saint Patrick School will sponsor a second Adult Information Night on Thursday, May 10, from 6:00 to 7:30 in Dion Auditorium. Among the many topics will be the school’s preschool program, math and Spanish programs, the multiage classrooms, and financial aid. Teachers will be on hand to assist with the evening’s presentation and to answer questions. This night is free and open to the general public. Questions? - call the school at 432-8689.

(all day)

The Venango Museum of Art, Science & Industry will host two tours of the Sibley Mansion. The first will be at 2 p.m. and the second at 6 p.m. Each will include watching a DVD presentation, a guided tour, and refreshments. The cost is $20 per person and advance reservations are required.

Friday May 11, 2012
Start: 7:00 pm

Venango Catholic High School students will perform their own original poetry and music beginning at 7 p.m. at the school cafeteria. The event is free and open to the public, and literary journals including the students' work will be available for purchase.

Start: 7:14 pm
Start: 7:14 pm
End: 7:14 pm

Franklin Civic Operetta Association will present The Graduate at Barrow-Civic Theatre May 11, 12, 18, 19, 20. www.barrowtheatre.com

Saturday May 12, 2012
End: 7:14 pm
Start: 7:14 pm
End: 7:14 pm

Franklin Civic Operetta Association will present The Graduate at Barrow-Civic Theatre May 11, 12, 18, 19, 20. www.barrowtheatre.com

Start: 12:00 pm

The Historic Franklin Preservation Association will present its annual preservation luncheon and awards ceremony on May 12, location to be announced.

Start: 5:30 pm

First Baptist Church, 1041 Liberty Street, Franklin, will host a musical event featuring classical, love songs, and sacred music at 6:30 p.m. on Saturday, May 12. Doors open at 5:30 p.m., program begins at 6:30. Donations will be accepted in support of Performing Arts Ministry. Performers will include: Dennis Geib, Kevin Downey and Tammi Dahl, Nicholas Nasibyan and more.

Sunday May 13, 2012
Start: 8:00 am

The Bricks will be serving up specials all day!

Bring her in for a delicious breakfast – on us! Just buy one breakfast at regular price and get Mom’s free!

Or bring her in for dinner - we’ll be serving up Tender Pot Roast Sandwiches – juicy, fall off the bone roast, served on grilled Texas Toast with mashed potatoes all smothered in gravy and served with a side salad.
Just $9.99!

Try it with a delicious Strawberry Daiquiri!

Happy Mother’s Day to all of our wonderful Moms out there!

(all day)

ABC Pregnancy Center will hold a Baby Bottle Boomerang from Mothers Day thru Fathers Day (May 13th thru June 17th). Bottles will be available on or before Mothers Day, May 13th
please fill with your contributions (change, cash or checks payable to ABC Pregnancy Center) and return on Fathers Day, June 17th. Questions may be addressed to ABC at (814) 432-2229.

Thursday May 17, 2012
Start: 9:00 am

Responsible and Responsive Bidding Workshop at Clarion SBDC

Puzzled by government contract bidding? Participants will be supplied with many forms that make estimating and bidding easier. Workshop topics include:

Definitions of terms used in proposals and bidding
Key steps to take before you begin estimating
How to review and break down the material in a proposal
How to package a bid
Learn the secrets of the estimating trade
Tips to help you make good decisions when formulating bids

Start: 12:00 pm

Monthly card party from noon to 3 p.m. Cost is $8 per person, including lunch. Reservations can be made for tables of four but singles are welcome and will be paired with others. There will also be a Chinese auction and 50/50.

Start: 5:00 pm

St. John's Episcopal Church will host a Business After Hours networking event from 5-7 p.m. Call (814)432-5823 to RSVP.

Start: 7:00 pm

The 2012 Oil Heritage Region Historic Preservation Awards will be presented at 7 p.m. at the Christ United Methodist Church in downtown Franklin. Awards are presented each year in recognition of preservation of the built environment. A program by local historian Carolee Michener, "Venango County's Involvement in the Civil War," will be presented. Free. Refreshments will be served. For more information call the Oil Region Alliance at 800-483-6264, ext. 110.

Friday May 18, 2012
Start: 9:00 am

Responding to Pennsylvania Solicitations Online, SBDC workshop

Participants will be supplied with screenshots that make responding to solicitations online - easier! More and more, bidders in the marketplace are being asked to submit bids electronically. This is becoming a trend in state government as well. Through this workshop, participants will:

Understand the process of submitting an online bid to the Commonwealth of PA
Receive step-by-step instructions for submitting bids through the PA Supplier Portal

Start: 7:16 pm
Start: 7:16 pm
End: 7:16 pm

Franklin Civic Operetta Association will present The Graduate at Barrow-Civic Theatre May 11, 12, 18, 19, 20. www.barrowtheatre.com

Saturday May 19, 2012
(all day)
Start: 7:16 pm
End: 7:16 pm

Franklin Civic Operetta Association will present The Graduate at Barrow-Civic Theatre May 11, 12, 18, 19, 20. www.barrowtheatre.com

Start: 10:00 pm

The Bricks is bringing live entertainment to the stage, Saturday, May 19th at 10PM. Join us to enjoy the live band InDecision - a raw,good old fashioned rock band, that thrives off the energy of their live shows and fan interaction!!

Vit DeBacco returns to the stage to close the show! No cover charge, 21+.

Sunday May 20, 2012
End: 7:16 pm
Start: 7:16 pm
End: 7:16 pm

Franklin Civic Operetta Association will present The Graduate at Barrow-Civic Theatre May 11, 12, 18, 19, 20. www.barrowtheatre.com

Start: 1:30 pm

"Almost LiFELIKE" a group of Franklin High School students, will perform at the DeBence Antique Music World, 1261 Liberty Street in Franklin. Free. For more information call 814-432-8350 or visit www.debencemusicworld.com.

Start: 3:00 pm

Sunday afternoon concert with the Bill Huber Trio. Concert begins at 3 p.m. and refreshments will be served at the conclusion. Cost is $4 for museum members and $5 for non-members.

Start: 5:00 pm

Following on the success of their previous herb-themed dinners, Leslie and Sonja of Restoration Herbs will once again be collaborating with Perk Place Café in Titusville to bring you “Food for Health”, the presentation of flavorful dishes full of nourishment and surprise. Looking after yourself never tasted so good! This not to be missed event starts at 5 p.m. Bookings need to be made by May 10th to ensure a place. Call Restoration Herbs on 814 374 4119 or Perk Place on 814 827 8008.

Tuesday May 22, 2012
Thursday May 24, 2012
Start: 5:00 pm

You've seen the whole town go up in purple this month in preparation for the big Relay for Life Fundraiser this June. Won't you help support this cause by showing you care? We've made it easy - stop by The Bricks and grab something great to eat, and we'll donate 10% to The Relay for Life. Brandy Moon will be walking for her mother who lost her battle with cancer. Let's help support the "Moon Walkers" together!

Friday May 25, 2012
(all day)

The family campground at Two Mile Run County Park will open for the season on May 25. www.twomilerun.net.

Saturday May 26, 2012
Start: 9:00 am

A Golf Outing to benefit Shriner's Hospital will be held on Saturday, May 26, Sleepy Hollow Golf Course. Shotgun start at 9 a.m., $60 per person, $240 per team, beverages, lunch & dinner will be provided. Call Rusty (814)432-2444, Justin (814)657-3294 or the golf course at (814)374-4111 to sign up.

Start: 12:56 pm
Start: 12:56 pm
End: 12:56 pm

Boat races at Two Mile Run County Park. For more information call (814)676-6116
www.twomilerun.net

Sunday May 27, 2012
End: 12:56 pm
Start: 12:56 pm
End: 12:56 pm

Boat races at Two Mile Run County Park. For more information call (814)676-6116
www.twomilerun.net

Monday May 28, 2012
Start: 10:00 am

The Memoral Day Parade in Downtown Franklin starts at 10 a.m. at City Hall and ends at Bandstand Park. Sponsored by the Venango County Veterans Coalition.


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