Library book storeto open in New Castle
NEW CASTLE, Pa. -- Friends of the New Castle Public Library will open a new store, the Book Cellar, on the lower level of the New Castle Public LIbrary. The bookstore will sell used books, crafts, jewelry, greeting cards and wooden items. To celebrate the grand opening of the bookstore, Friends of the Library will have a Book Cellar preview at 7 p.m. June 28.
The preview is open to the public and requires a $10 contribution, which is tax deductible. Members of Friends of the Library will receive a 30 percent discount on books and a 10 percent discount on gift items at the preview, and people interested in becoming members of Friends of the Library will be able to sign up that night. As part of the grand opening, the Book Cellar will also be open 9:30 a.m. to 5 p.m. June 29 and 30, and prizes will be awarded on those days.
Regular hours for the bookstore will 8:30 a.m. to 5 p.m. Fridays. New Castle Public Library is at 207 East North St.
VILLA MARIA, Pa. -- EverGreen will present the second annual Herb Day, a tour of three herb gardens, from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. July 7. Those attending should meet at San Mar Co., 7118 Melody Road, N.E., Kensington, to visit an 80-acre country retreat. A visit to The Plant Place will follow along with lunch, and the tour will end at Lily of the Valley Herb Farm in Minerva. Registration must be made by June 25. Fee is $25, and directions will be sent to participants upon registering. For information contact EverGreen at P.O. Box 206, Villa Maria, Pa., 16155, or call (724) 964-8920, ext. 3350 or e-mail BODonnell@humilityofmary.org.
VILLA MARIA, Pa. -- EverGreen will sponsor a "Summer Walk" with Lori Navarra on the nature trails at Villa Maria Community Center from 6 to 8 p.m. July 15. There also will be a potluck dinner to which those attending are asked to take a dish to share. A freewill offering will be taken. For information, call (724) 964-8920, Ext. 3350, or write to EverGreen, P.O. Box 206, Villa Maria, Pa., 16155, or E-mail BODonnell@humility ofmary.org.
YOUNGSTOWN -- Streetscape 2001, a project of the Downtown Revitalization Committee, will have a volunteer and donor recognition party Wednesday at Federal Plaza East Amphitheater. The event will begin with a social hour and live music at 5 p.m. followed by a program at 5:30, concluding at 7. Reservations should be made by Monday by calling (330) 727-9896.
Alzheimer's reportavailable on the Web
Free single copies of the Progress Report on Alzheimer's Disease 2000, prepared by the National Institute on Aging, are available by calling toll-free the ADEAR Center at (800) 438-4380 or by mailing a request to Alzheimer's Disease Education and Referral Center, P.O. Box 8250, Silver Spring, Md. 20907-8250. The full text of the report is available on PDF and HTML formats on ADEAR Center's Web site: http:/www.alzheimers.org. The report is the latest in an annual series highlighting new findings in the study of Alzheimer's Disease and memory, and it presents scientific advances and information about four pieces of the AD puzzle: Its main characteristics, its causes and how to diagnose and treat it.