FEATURING NEARBY EVENTS OF INTEREST TO RESIDENTS OF BRIGHTON TOWNSHIP
News & Notes
BREAKING NEWS
Thank You Joe Morgan!
Joe Morgan, the founding editor of the Brighton Township e-mail newsletter, recently submitted his resignation with a heavy heart.  Joe contributed almost nine years and 105 issues to this effort.  Thank you Joe from the residents and staff of Brighton Township for keeping us informed!  We very much appreciate your work.  Future information for the e-news should be submitted to brightwp@brightontwp.org.
Richmond Little Red Schoolhouse
The Richmond Little Red Schoolhouse located at 245 Park Road will have special visitation hours on April 6 & 7 from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Come out to visit and see an authentic one-room school.
2013 Yard Waste Permits Now Available
2013 Yard Waste Permits can now be purchased in person at the township office for $10 or by mail for $12. Visit the township web site at brightontwp.org to print an application form.
Electronics No Longer Accepted for Curbside Waste Collection
Visit the Brighton Township web site at brightontwp.org for more information.
Online Credit Card Payments Now Available!
Brighton Township water and sewage customers  may now access their current account information through the Utility Billing link on the home page of the Brighton Township web site: brightontwp.org.
MEETINGS
APRIL 8
Board of Supervisors Regular Meeting
7 p.m. Municipal Building
APRIL 24
Park & Recreation Board Regular Meeting  7 p.m. Municipal Building 
MAY 13
Board of Supervisors Regular Meeting
7 p.m. Municipal Building 
MAY 22
Park & Recreation Board Regular Meeting 7 p.m. Municipal Building 
JUNE 10
Board of Supervisors Regular Meeting
7 p.m. Municipal Building
JUNE 26
Park & Recreation Board Regular Meeting  7 p.m. Municipal Building 
SPORTS
For Brighton Township Beaver soccer information visit their site at eteamz.com/BTBSA.
  
For Brighton Township Baseball/Softball Club information visit their site at btbsc.org.
  
For Brighton Township Bears information visit their site at bcyfl.com.
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What To See & Do
PARK AND RECREATION BOARD and Other local EVENTS
FISH FRY DATES  April 5 & 19, May 3 and 17 and June 7 at the Brighton Township Firemen's Social Hall on Dutch Ridge Road from 4 p.m. to 7 p.m. Price is $9 for adults and $8 for children.
   
APRIL 6 - 7  Maple Syrup Festival in Bradys Run Park. Crafts, pony rides and entertainment on two stages. All you care to eat pancake breakfast is $8 for adults and $4 for children under 12. Hours are 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.
  
MAY 4 - 5 History Celebration weekend Saturday from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. and Sunday from 1 p.m. to 4 p.m. For a full list of sites visit www.visitbeavercounty.com and go to attractions/museums.  Included are three local sites: the Richmond Little Red Schoolhouse, the Beaver Area Heritage Museum and St. Nicholas Greek Orthodox Church.
  
MAY 11 Community Day at Kennywood Park.  
  
MAY 27 Memorial Day parade in downtown Beaver starting at 10:30 a.m. at Snitgers on Third Street and continuing on Third Street to the Beaver Cemetery, where a memorial service will be held. 
  
JUNE 7 Beaver Area High School Commencement at 6:30 p.m. Good luck to all graduating seniors.
  
JUNE 8 Garrison Day Sale in the Beaver parks.  Save the date!
  
June 17 - 22 Beaver Summer Carnival in downtown Beaver.
BEAVER AREA MEMORIAL LIBRARY SCHEDULE OF EVENTS
For details on events call 724-775-1132
EVERY THURSDAY  Knit and Crochet Club meets from 6 p.m. to 7:30 p.m. making items to sell to support library programs.
CHILDREN'S PROGRAMS 
The library has a large number of programs for children of all ages.  Call the library for more information or visit them online: beaverlibraries.org/beaver.
SHOW & CONCERT SCHEDULE OF EVENTS
LPPAC refers to the Lincoln Park Performing Arts Center, lppac.org
APRIL 4 - 5  One Act Festival at Lincoln Park. Students perform and direct three one-act plays. Performances are at 7:30 p.m. Tickets are $5.
  
APRIL 10  River City Brass performs Big Band and DooWop Brass at Lincoln Park. A trip down memory lane celebrating America's most famous bands, featuring Johnny Angel and the Halos. Performance at 7:30 p.m. Tickets are $21 and $19.
  
APRIL 12 - 13, 18 - 20  Bobcat Players present Bus Stop at the Ed Schaughency Theater at Beaver Area High School at 7:30 p.m. Tickets are $8. Travelers are trapped at a remote bus stop and each has their own trials and tribulations.
  
APRIL 13 A benefit for Divine Mercy Academy features The Marcels in concert at Lincoln Park at 7:30 p.m.  Tickets are $25.
  
APRIL 15 The Beaver Valley Community Concert Association presents Ricky Nelson Remembered at 7:30 p.m. at the Beaver Falls Middle School Auditorium.  The show includes many of Ricky Nelson's hit songs. Tickets are $20 for adults and $5 for students.  
  
APRIL 26 - 28 Lincoln Park Performing Arts Center presents The Secret Garden at 7:30 p.m. Sunday matinee is at 2 p.m. The story of Mary born and raised in the British Raj. Orphaned by a cholera outbreak she was sent to live in England where she brings to life a neglected garden once cared for by her deceased mother.
MAY 9 The Beaver Valley Community Concert Association presents TAP - The Show at 7:30 p.m. at the Beaver Falls Middle School auditorium.  Tickets are $20 and $5 for students.
  
MAY 13 LPPAC presents The Notre Dame Band in concert.  This world famous band is the oldest college band in continuous existence.  Dinner and show tickets are $40. Show only tickets are $20 and $15.
  
MAY 18 The River City Brass Band presents Beach Blanket Brass featuring LPPAC dancers. Show is at 7:30 p.m. Tickets are $21 and $19 with senior discounts available.
  
JUNE 3 The Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra presents the music of John Williams and Henry Mancini at Lincoln Park.  Tickets are $45 and $35.
  
JUNE 21 - 23 & 28 - 30 Liberty Theatre presents My Way - A Musical Tribute to Frank Sinatra at Lincoln Park. Tickets are $25/$20.
  
JUNE 21 - 22 & 27 - 29 Bobcat Players present There Goes the Bride
at the Ed Schaughency Theater at the Beaver Area High School at 7:30 p.m. Tickets are $8.  This is the tale of a frenetic advertising executive who is "visited" by a special ad campaign girl of his dreams on the morning of his daughter's wedding.
Noteworthy
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