New Wilmington has its roots grounded in the concept of community. It is a place where your neighbors know not just your name, but will happily lend out tools, extend an invitation for a backyard barbecue, and bake blueberry muffins for the new family on the block.

We live together. And living together implies that we make a constant and conscious effort to support and encourage one other, our businesses, and all of the energy being put forth for the betterment of New Wilmington.

There are many opportunities for entertainment, connection, and celebration in our area. Be sure to regularly check the Calendar for a complete list of happenings.

We also must recognize all of the talent, services, and ventures living in our town on a daily basis. Check out the Get Local page to discover, and rediscover, all that is available in and around 16142.

Susan Patton - fishing
Photo by Susan Patton

Finally, nothing can happen in a community without the help of many hands contributing to the good work. We would strongly encourage everyone to reflect on how they might Get Involved in the good future of New Wilmington. Some committees has already been formed, and there is always room for more – more voices, more ideas, more passion to see our community succeed.

For the love of New Wilmington.

Local Happenings

Read, Learn, Grow – Pigs!, June 28th

Come to the Apple Castle to Read, Learn & Grow! Pigs edition 🙂 Participants will get to sit and listen to our storyteller read a children’s book about pigs, take a tractor ride to feed our pigs an apple, & then return to play a 3 little pigs themed game! Cost is $5 per child and while all ages are…

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First Fridays: Kids Carnival, July 7th

Come one, come all to the second annual New Wilmington Kid’s Carnival! Fractured Grape Wine Cellars is excited to announce the return of last year’s much-loved event! Grab the kids and come on down to Market Street on Friday, July 7th from 5pm-8pm to enjoy an old fashioned penny carnival with fun games, tasty snacks, and entertainment for the whole family!…

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Independence Day Celebration: July 3rd

Westminster College will host its 28th annual Independence Day Celebration, Monday, July 3 at Brittain Lake. The event is free and open to the public. At 7:30 p.m., the Pittsburgh-based River City Brass Band will present a variety of musical selections followed by a 9 p.m. fireworks display by Pyrotecnico.   Over 6,000 people are expected to attend. Early arrival is suggested for this family-friendly event and…

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New Wilmington Tour de Donut Planning to Increase Riders and Donuts this Year

Last year, the Tour de Donut, a bike ride sponsored by LIVE New Wilmington, brought 250 riders to New Wilmington from a radius of 200 miles. This year, the organizers expect over 350 participants, 100 more than last year, from an even wider radius. The 2017 Tour de Donut will be held Saturday, June 3. “In just two years, the…

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Town Hall Meeting – NW Volunteer Fire Department, May 24th

ATTENTION New Wilmington Community! You are invited to participate in an informal town hall meeting got discuss the future of New Wilmington Volunteer Fire Department and First Responders. When: Wednesday, May 24th 7:00pm Where: Orr Auditorium, Westminster College This is a very important service in our community, however our volunteers face many issues. The two concert that will be discussed at…

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Ameriprise – Taylor & Associates

Ameriprise is America’s leader in financial planning, and one of the largest diversified financial services firms in the U.S., with more than $750 billion in assets under management and administration. Every day our 10,000 financial advisors work with our clients one-to-one, to help put their dreams and goals more within reach. Locally, Brian Taylor is committed to help you achieve…

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Donut DAZE, June 2nd & 3rd

Come enjoy a sweet experience for the whole family! Wilmington Donut DAZE is a two-day festival celebrating the deliciousness, and fun, of the DONUT. Who doesn’t love donuts?!? And this is the perfect place to do it – within a one-hour radius we have over 24 different independently owned and operated donut shops! To highlight these scrumptious little gifts, we have planned a…

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Movie in the Park: The Incredibles, May 20th

It’s back!! We are opening our Summer Movie Series season on Saturday May 20th with a super duper flick – The Incredibles! Join us in your superhero garb – with all of our superpowers combined it is sure to be an entertaining night    In partnership with Armstrong Cable and the Lawrence County Federated Library System, we are thrilled to…

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Relay for Life, May 6th

The annual Relay for Life of Westminster College in New Wilmington is quickly approaching! Colleges Against Cancer, a club at the college, will be leading this event on May 6th from 11 AM- 7 PM at Burry Stadium (rain location is the Marge Walker Center). We’ll kick off the day with our Survivor’s Ceremony at 10:40 AM, before the event…

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Westminster’s Field Station And Kiwanis Host A “Shoe In” Event

Content Provided by the New Wilmington Globe Leader Westminster’s Field Station has, since 2005, participated with the New Wilmington Kiwanis Club in recycling athletic shoes through Nike’s Reuse-a-Shoe program. Kiwanis Club members cut out all metal and package the shoes to be sent directly to Nike. On March 13, 483 shoes were kept out of landfills! And, since 2005, 26,000 shoes…

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