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Places To Go



MINDFULNESS SENIOR EVENT– 1-2:00 p.m., UPMC Center for Integrative Medicine, Shadyside Place, Suite 310, 580 South Aiken Ave. Pittsburgh, PA 15232. Free event, hosted by The Aging Institute of UPMC Senior Services and the University of Pittsburgh. Call 1-866-430-8742 to register or visit

BELLE VERNON TOWN HALL – 6:00 p.m., Belle Vernon Area High School Auditorium, 425 Crest Ave., Belle Vernon, PA 15012. Hosted by Reps. Bud Cook (R-Washington/Fayette) and Justin Walsh (R-Westmoreland). Cook and Walsh will open the meeting with an update on current local and state legislative issues. The forum will then transition to a panel discussion where attendees will have the opportunity to ask questions and further discuss issues impacting the community. In addition to the state lawmakers, panel members are expected to include borough council members, county commissioners, school board members and township supervisors. Interested individuals should register for this FREE event as soon as possible by calling either Cook’s Bentleyville district office at (724) 669-2242 or Walsh’s Belle Vernon district office at (724) 929-2655.


THEATRE PRODUCTION “RED HORSE” - California University of Pennsylvania’s Department of Music and Theatre features the talents of Cal U’s newest actors. Suited for the family, Red Horse marks the 22nd annual first-year student show. Curtain time is 7 p.m. Nov. 1-2, with shows at 2 p.m. and 7 p.m. Nov. 3. All performances are in the Gerald and Carolyn Blaney Theatre in Steele Hall. Ticket price is $12 for adults; $6 for those 55 and older and 12 and younger. Cal U students with valid CalCards pay 50 cents, plus a $5 deposit that is refunded at the show. For more information contact the Steele Box Office at 724-938-5943.


BENEFIT & CONCERT GIVING FOR GAGE – 7:00 p.m. – 12:00 midnight., Elks Lodge #494, 301 Fallowfield Ave, Charerloi, PA 15022. Live entertainment by the 80s “DLR” Van Halen tribute band Meanstreet. Food, 50/50 raffle, Chinese auction & entertainment. Advance tickets $10, or $15 at door. Must be 18 years or older. To purchase a ticket or leave a donation, 724-483-4727. All proceeds benefit 2 year old Gage Benjamin Peters and his family.

FRIDAY NIGHT PRAISE – 7:00 p.m., First United Methodist Church located at 430 West Main Street in Monongahela. Call 724-258-7054 for more information. Everyone is welcome.


CITY MISSION WAREHOUSE SALE – 1000 Sheffield Street, Washington, PA 15301 (Right off the Jessop Exit in Washington, down from Dean’s Water.) Tools, furniture, clothing, collectibles and more. All proceeds benefit City Mission’s Life-Chaninging Program. For more info, visit


DINNER WITH LOCAL VOCALISTS & MUSICIANS – 4-7:00 p.m., Turkeytown Volunteer Fire Hall, 90 Supervisor Drive, West Newton, PA. Silent Auction and Music. Gary’s delicious stuffed pork chop dinner, homemade dessert & drink, $20/per person. Tickets may be purchased at Ace hardware, Gary’s Chuckwagon, Mantle House Mission. Proceeds Mantle House Mission. For more info 724-872-1800.

CRAFT VENDOR SHOW - 9:00 a.m. – 3:00 p.m., Center on the Hill, 100 Summit Road, Belle Vernon, PA.

Call 724-929-6366 for more info. Chinese Auction, as well as baked goods and lunch available, Ethnic food. Free admission.

WOMEN HELPING WOMEN CRAFT VENDOR SHOW – 10:00 a.m. – 3:00 p.m., Bower Hill Community Church Hall, 70 Moffett Street in Mount Lebanon, PA. Held by Good Shepherd Lutheran Church and Bower Hill Community Church. Proceeds Southwestern Pennsylvania Family Promise, a ministry to aid families less fortunate in our area. See what's new for the holidays in Fashion, Accessories, Jewelry, Skin Care, Cosmetics, Home Decor, and Sweet Treats, along with the 50/50 Raffle, Chance Auction, and of course, Great Food! There is free admission and parking, and handicapped parking is also available. For more information contact: Good Shepherd Lutheran Church at 412-276-2446 or

ST. GEORGE FALL FESTIVAL – 4:00 p.m., St. Pius X Auditorium in Carrick at 2336 Brownsville Road.

Everyone is invited to join parishioners, alumni, family and friends of the former St. George Church & School and St. John Vianney in Allentown to enjoy dinner, music, dancing, door prizes & raffles.

St. George Family & supporters are encouraged to spread the word. Seating is limited! Please call or email your reservation ASAP! 412-502-5062 or For details, please visit Proceeds benefit the St. George Church Preservation Society

COMEDY NIGHT TO BENEFIT THE COAL AND COKE TRAIL - Scottdale Fireman’s Club. Tickets are $30 per person and include a buffet-style dinner provided by 3 Gems Catering. All proceeds benefit maintenance and upkeep of the Coal and Coke Trail. Featuring two professional comedians who have toured the Pittsburgh comedy circuit, raffles, 50/50 drawings, auctions, a cash bar, and more! Doors open at 6:00pm and the show is recommended for ages 21 and up. Tickets are available at Leo & Sons Grille 31, The Filling Station, the Regional Trail Corporation office in West Newton, the Westmoreland County Parks and Recreation office, or by calling (724) 547-3121. Tickets are limited, so purchase yours now! No tickets are sold at the door. For more information about Comedy Night, please visit the Westmoreland County Parks and Recreation website at or call (724) 830-3950.

MOON WALK AND STARGAZING PARTY - Mingo Creek Park, Pavilion 2. This is a 5 and 10K walk starting at 1-4 p.m. and finishing at 7 p.m. for all regular walkers. The Scouts begin their 5K walk at 4:30 and then go to the Observatory past Pavilion 10 for the Stargazing Party that is unsanctioned and hosted by the Amateur Astronomy Association of Pittsburgh and the Indiana University of Pennsylvania Astronomy students governed by Professor Ken Coles. Sponsored by Mon Valley Trailblazers AVA Club. This event is open to Girl/Boy Scouts to help them earn their Space badge and their Environmental Badge. The youth participating in the 5K Moon Walk will receive an official AVA "Walk Together" patch.


FALL CRAFT FAIR – 9:30 a.m. – 3:00 p.m., Christ United Methodist Church in Bethel Park (across from Village Square Mall). Sixty-five (65) crafters will be on hand with many one-of-a kind items! Dried and silk florals, ceramics, embroidery, clothing, jewelry, and much more. There is free admission for everyone! (Proceeds benefit PRIME TIME Adult Care, a non-profit organization and outreach ministry offering medical supervision and physical and mental stimulation of the frail elderly or those with Alzheimer’s disease.) For more information, please call Mary Ann Weber, Director, at (412) 835-6661.

FALL BAZAAR – 10:00 A.M. – 2:00 P.M., First United Methodist Church, 200 State Street, Belle Vernon. Hosted by United Methodist Women. Baked goods and candy table, Avon sale, Church Cookbook sale, and of course "trash & treasures." The kitchen will open at 11 a.m. with delicious soup, sandwiches and desserts. Join us for this fantastic fall event!

JOY OF CHRISTMAS CRAFT SHOW - Find unique, one-of-a-kind gifts at Hillcrest Christian Academy’s annual Joy of Christmas Craft Show from 9 am-2 pm. Held at South Hills Assembly. Come and enjoy shopping at 50+ tables of handcrafted items by local vendors, the candy & bake sale and ticket auction. For more information call the school at 412-854-4040 or visit

HAM DINNER- 4:00 p.m. - 7:00 p.m., First Presbyterian Church, 609 Chess Street, Monongahela, PA 15063. Menu includes: ham, cheesy potatoes, vegetable, salad, dessert, coffee, tea, lemonade. Adults $10.00, Children Under 12: $6.00. Eat In Or Take Out. For more info 724-258-8300


CRAFT & VENDOR SHOW AT GREENHOUSE WINERY – Sat 10 a.m. – 3 p.m., Sun 11 a.m. – 3 p.m. Main Winery, 1048 Pinewood Rd, Irwin, PA. Free admission. Different vendors each day! Visit or 724-446-5000


FESTIVAL OF AMERICAN ARTS & CRAFTS – Sunday, November 4 at the Park Inn by Radisson 700 W. Main Street, Uniontown PA. An annual arts and crafts show celebration offering a wonderful collection of handcrafted traditional, folk and contemporary crafts by over 85 artists from the tri-state area. Show hours are from 10:00 AM to 4:30 PM. Free door prizes awarded every hour. Admission is $3.50. (children 12 and under are free). For more information call 724-880-0881.

ETHNIC FOOD FEST – 12:00 – 3:00 p.m., St. Sebastian church hall, 801 Broad Ave, Belle Vernon. Popular Ethnic Food Fest featuring foods from different nationalities: German, Italian, Philippine, Lebanese, Polish, Ukrainian, and more. This is the first time the event will be open to the public! Take-outs available.

“A NIGHT AT THE COACHES” DINNER SHOW – doors open 2:00 p.m., 3-7:00 p.m., Stockdale VFD Social Hall, Stockdale, PA. An event to highlight the accomplishments of the Mon Valley Academy for the Arts and the heritage of the Twin Coaches Supper Club. The advance $25 ticket price covers the cost of this Dinner/Show, but also includes a sumptuous buffet meal provided by Martin’s Catering. Tickets at the door are $35.00. All proceeds from the event support the cultural and educational programs of the MVAA. Tickets are available at Vic Vitale State Farm, Susan Jo Salon, MarBill Jewelry, Jazzy Boutique, Greater Rostraver and Monongahela Chamber Offices. Also call the MVAA office at 724.309.0249. For more information visit web site:


COMMUNITY BLOOD DRIVE AT SPENCER Y – 8:00 a.m. – 2:00 p.m. Visit, click on the purple Donate button and search with group code C4030033, or Download the Central Blood Bank Mobile App for your smart phone, or Call 1-877-25-vital or Kathy at 412-209-7622. Spencer Y can be reached at 412-347-6565

NOVEMBER 6, 13, 27

WEEKLY TUESDAY NIGHT BINGO - St. Francis of Assisi Church Finley Hall. 7:15 p.m. "Early Bird" games and 7:30 p.m. for the regular bingo . Admission is $6.00 for 20 regular games and 5 specials. Doors open at 6:00 p.m. PLEASE NOTE - No Bingo November 20


ELECTION DAY SARRIS CANDY SALE - Scott Township Municipal Building Lobby. Held by Friends of the Library. Stop by the lobby of the Municipal Building for a great Sarris selection. You can help your library by purchasing sweet treats!

ELECTION DAY SPAGHETTI DINNER - noon – 7:00 p.m., Mingo Creek Presbyterian Church, 561 Mingo Church Road, Finleyville PA 15332. Adults: $10 / Children 12 and under: $7. Dinner includes spaghetti with meat sauce, salad, bread, dessert and drink. Take out available 724-348-5278

SOUP & SANDWICH ELECTION DAY LUNCH – 11:00 a.m. – 2:00 p.m., First United Methodist Church of Monongahela - $6.00 each.


FISH FRY – 10:30 a.m. – 6:00 p.m., Drexel Hall Reception Center, 208 Abromaitis Street, Bentleyville, PA 15314. Fundriaser for Saint Katharine Drexel Catholic Parish, 126 Church Street, Bentleyville, PA. For more info 724-209-1370

WOMEN’S CLUB OF JEFFERSON HILLS – 7:30 p.m., Jefferson Hills Municipal Building on Old Clairton Road. The program will be the annual gift auction. Anyone interested in becoming a member is welcome to attend the meeting. Membership is open to all residents of Jefferson Hills, as well as the surrounding communities. For further information please call, 412-384-3318 or 412-655-4224. Guests are welcome to all meetings. Meetings are held the first Wednesday of each month at 7:30 PM at the Jefferson Hills Municipal Building.

NAOMI OUTREACH – 12:00 p.m., Cedarbrook Golf Course meeting room. Speaker will be a representative from Maddas Chiropractic. All single ladies are welcome to attend any of our meetings. For further information please call Joni at 724 243-3576




CHARLEROI LODGE #615 FREE AND ACCEPTED MASONS – 7:30 p.m., Masonic hall located at the corner of 7th and McCain in Charleroi, Pa. Program for this meeting to be announced. All members are encouraged to attend. For more information call 724-984-6611.

HOLIDAY GATHERING OF Y FRIENDS – Mon Valley YMCA. Off the Wall Arts. Appetizers and wine samples at 3:00 pm. Dinner (seasonal sandwich, soup salad and dessert) at 4:00 pm. Featured performance: Brittany Mucy and her Senior Swing dancers. Cost $27 per person. RSVP by November 5 in person or by calling 724-483-8077

BENEFITS OF CCRC LIVING – 10:00 a.m., Southwestern HealthCare Center. Join us for breakfast, take a tour and be entered to win a gift basket. Please RSVP to 412-469-3330. (Continuing Care Retirement Community – “CCRC”)


YE OLDE CHRISTMAS SHOPPE - St. Emma Monastery, 1001 Harvey Avenue Greensburg, PA 15601. Nov 8 Thurs 2 pm - 6 pm, Nov 9 Fri 10 am - 4 pm, Nov 10 10 am - 3 pm   10 - 1 50% off most items   1 - 3 Bag Sale most items. $5/ person admission. Many beautiful regiftable items, Christmas decorations, toys, books, CDs, DVDs, records. Lots of delicious food and homemade baked goods. For directions and more info visit


SUGARPLUM SHOP – Thur 10 a.m. – 8 p.m., Fri & Sat 10 a.m. – 5 p.m., Sun 10 a.m. – 4p.m., Upper St. Clair Library, 1820 McLaughlin Run Road, Multi-purpose room (behind the police station). Original fine art hand-crafted holiday gift items by local artists. Hosted by Upper St. Clair League for the Arts. Credit Cards Accepted. During this event, each artist contributes a percentage of their sales toward a scholarship awarded each May to an Upper St Clair senior who intends to pursue a career in the arts.


SALUTE TO VETERANS - The Bethel Park Chamber is “Saluting Veterans” with an inspirational speaker, nationally traveled Bethel Park native, Eric McElvenny at the St. Clair Country Club on November 9, at 12:00 noon. Cost is $30. Doors open at 11:30 am. Contact the Chamber at 412-595-8361 or email: to reserve your spot.


COSTUME JEWELRY SALE - Friday, Nov 9, 1:00-7:00 p.m., and Saturday, Nov 10, 11:00 a.m. – 6:00 p.m., South Park Community Center, 2675 Brownsville Road, South Park, PA 15129. 8th annual sale provides support to our deployed troops and returning displaced veterans. Lots of free parking and handicapped accessible. Unbelievable array of jewelry (over 35,000 pieces). Nothing is more than $5.00 and much of the jewelry is new with price tags still attached! We have hundreds of pins, many of them VINTAGE, bracelets, hundreds of rings, necklaces, some with matching earrings, holiday items, watches, key chains, ankle bracelets, magnetic jewelry, earrings galore and much much more! For more info: Operation Troop Appreciation,

NOVEMBER 10, 17, 24

INDOOR YARD SALE/FLEA MARKET – 9:00 a.m. – 1:00 p.m., St Mary’s Anglican Church, 6th & Lookout, Charleroi, on three Saturdays, November 10th, 17th and 24th. Miscellaneous household items, holiday items and toys will be featured. Luncheon items will be available for eat-in or take-out, as well as soups and baked goods.


VETERANS DAY AT BRADFORD HOUSE – 11:00 a.m. -2:00 p.m., The Bradford House Museum, 175 S Main St, Washington, will offer free tours to veterans. Museum will close at 2:00 p.m. for the Veterans Day Parade.

‘WELCOME HOME: CELEBRATING VETERANS AND THEIR FAMILIES’ – Peters Township Public Library, 12:00 noon until 2:00 p.m. In partnership with WQED Education. Family friendly event to celebrate and honor local service members and their families over Veterans Day weekend. Service members and their young families will enjoy a meet-and-greet with Katerina Kittycat from Daniel Tiger’s Neighborhood, refreshments, a caricature artist, and a special performance by Pittsburgh Magician Al Mazing at 1:00 p.m. All are welcome to attend this event. Registration is requested at or call 724-941-9430 #1.

FREE TURKEY DINNER – 3-6:30 p.m., New Beginnings Church of God of Prophecy, 411 4th Ave., New Eagle. Sharing God's Love by inviting the community to enjoy a Thanksgiving meal. Donations are appreciated. Eat-In Only.

HOLIDAY CRAFT SHOW – 10:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m., Caste Village Commons (inside mall), 5301 Grove Road, 15236. Crafters of all kinds will be displaying a variety of hand-made jewelry, clothing, greeting cards, special holiday decorations and more! Your place for one-stop holiday shopping! Proceeds Whitehall Public Library.


STUFFED PORK CHOP DINNER – 4-7:00 p.m., Gary's Chuck Wagon on Second Street in West Newton. Sponsored by The West Newton Woman's Club. The menu includes stuffed pork chop, mashed potatoes and gravy, green beans, cole slaw, rolls and butter, assorted desserts and a beverage. The ticket price is $12.00 per person. Dinners are available to eat in or take out. For further information, or to purchase a ticket, please call 724-872-7937 or 724-872-4175.Proceeds will benefit the Woman's Club charities which include WN Swimming Pool, WN Girl Scouts, WN Little House, and WN Tennis Courts.

INDOOR PRE-HOLIDAY FLEA MARKET – 9:00 a.m. – 3:00 p.m., Nativity of the Virgin Mary Orthodox Church, Monongahela. New and Used Merchandise! We are located one block off Fourth Street at the corner of Alexander & High Streets. Follow our signs from Fourth Street. Parking available in our lot.

MEATLOAF DINNER - 4 to 7:00 p.m., Jefferson United Presbyterian Church, 716 Gill Hall Road, Jefferson Hills. includes potatoes, veggies, dessert, drinks. $8 for adults; $5 for kids 12 and under; under 5 are free.   412-653-4797

FESTIVAL OF PRAISE - 7:00-8:30 p.m. A celebration of Jesus including contemporary worship music with our praise band. Presider Fr Joe Freedy, and with Benediction and Eucharistic Procession. St Albert the Great Church in Baldwin. For ore info:  

PARTY OF PARTIES – 1:00 - 5:00 p.m., Hoot Owl Athletic Association, 129 4th Avenue, New Eagle PA. Hosted by the Monongahela Donora Area Lions Club. A variety of vendors will be present for this pre-Christmas shopping opportunity. Refreshments will be available for purchase. For more info call 724-292-9050 for additional information.

VENDOR CRAFT SHOW – 9:00 a.m. – 3:00 pm., The Church of St. John the Baptist Social Hall, 3332 Pittsburgh Rd., Perryopolis, PA. The show will feature Pink Zebra, LulaRoe, Park Lane, Color Street, Paparazzi, Tupperware, Thirty-One, Avon, several jewelry vendors and crafters; basket raffle, food and refreshments. It is never too early to start your Christmas Shopping stop by and enjoy, bring a friend for a fun and relaxing day out.

MURDER MYSTERY DINNER - Doors open at 5:15 p.m., with dinner served at 6:00 p.m., Thomas Presbyterian Church, 1068 Linden Road in Eighty Four, PA. Mystery’s Most Wanted will perform “It’s Murder CB.” Charlie, Lucy, Linus, Marcie, and Patty are reuniting for one last holiday together. Make plans to join us for good food and an evening of fun. Tickets are $20 and can be purchased at the church office Monday thru Friday from 8:00 AM until noon or by contacting the church office at 724-941-8910.

VENDOR AND CRAFT SHOW, PIEROGIE SALE – 10:00 a.m. – 3:00 p.m., St. Benedict the Abbot Church in Peters Township in the Pope Benedict Activity Center. 30 vendors benefiting the Family Promise group. The funds raised by the event will help pay for gas for their van that transports the families, purchase items for their breakfast food pantry, and diapers for the children. Mark your calendar and make plans to come. Bring your family and friends to shop and have lunch. There will be hot food including chili, cabbage and noodles and pierogies. You can also buy pieroges to take home.

DIVORCE WORKSHOP FOR WOMEN - 9:00a.m. - 1:00 p.m., Southminster Presbyterian Church, 799 Washington Road in Mt. Lebanon. This 4-hour workshop will explore the legal, financial, and emotional issues of divorce to educate on what to expect and how to prepare. Attendees will gain a greater understanding of how to get through the divorce process with the least amount of cost, conflict and collateral damage. Materials fee is $35 per person and pre-registration is necessary to 724-493-9695.


THE BIG EVENT - 6:00-9:00 p.m., Rostraver Public Library. Bash style event, 20 prizes (including Cases of Fine Wine, Craft Beer, Cash, Jewelry, and Vacation Rentals) will be raffled over the course of the night along with 50/50 and Chinese Auction. In between prize announcements, enjoy fine foods, wine & beer sampling, music, and tours of the Library. Tickets are available at Rostraver Public Library for $100 and include entry for ticket holder plus one guest and 10 (3 digit) random numbers for the drawings. Each ticket holder may bring one guest. All ticket holders and guests must be age 21 or older. Visit and social media to check out all of our programs.


SOUTH HILLS FRIENDS OF THE MONTOUR TRAIL MONTHLY WORK PARTY - Due to bridge construction at our usual meeting place volunteers will meet at the Brownsville Extension parking area (trail MP 37.5) at 9:00 a.m. This month’s project has not yet been decided. Montour Trail web site Questions may be directed to


A NIGHT OF ROYAL REVELRY, WINE TASTING – 7-9:30 p.m., Pleasant Hills Public Library, 302 Old Clairton Rd., Pittsburgh, PA 15236. Enjoy wine, mead and cider samplings from Pleasant Hills’ own KingView Mead, along with appetizers, desserts, live music, basket raffles, and more! Tickets are $30 each, available for purchase in the library or online at our website at: All proceeds benefit Pleasant Hills Public Library. Must be 21+ to attend. Please contact the Library with any questions: 412-655-2424



NOVEMBER 10 & 14

OLDIES DANCE – 7-11:00 p.m., White Oak American Legion Post # 701, 2813 Capital St., White Oak, PA. Admission is still only $5.00 per person. All proceeds benefit veterans programs. Music from the 50s and early 60s by Candy and Mike. For more information call 724-984-6611.




‘SOCK IT TO A VET” - VETERANS DAY FRIENDSHIP DINNER & SOCK DRIVE – 1:00 - 4:00 p.m., “The Good Ol’ Days House,” Belle Vernon, PA. Spaghetti & Meatball dinner. We are asking all Veterans from all Wars to attend. Guests are also invited to join us for a tour of this unique destination and bring along a new sock donation for men & women that will be donated to the Veterans Homeless Shelter in Washington & distributed to Veterans in our local hospitals.


TURKEY BINGO – 1:00 p.m., 1:00 P.M. Finley Hall, St. Francis of Assisi, Finleyville PA. Admission $5.00 extra cards available. Door prizes, raffles, special games, win a turkey for your Thanksgiving Dinner.

VETERAN’S LUNCHEON – 12:00 p.m., Join St. Peter’s Episcopal Church in Brentwood for our 18th annual Veteran’s Luncheon Sunday, November 11th, special guest speaker, Former State Senator Jack Wagner. Wagner is a veteran of the United States Marine Corps and a recipient of the Purple Heart and other military commendations for service in the Vietnam War from 1966 to 1968. All veterans and their families are invited to attend this FREE event. Seating is limited. Call the church at 412-884-5225 to reserve your spot today!

WEDDING COOKIE TABLE COLLEGE – 1-4:00 p.m., Meadowlands Hilton, (I-79) Wedding Cookie College is live through Eventbrite. The cost is $25 per person plus transaction fees. Twenty five tickets will be held for those who prefer to mail a $25 check to: MAHS, 826 Lawrence Street, Monongahela, PA 15063. For more information, please call 724 258 6432. A limited number of Veterans attend free.


VETERANS’ DAY MEMORIAL SERVICE – 12:00 p.m., South Park nursing war memorials on Corrigan Drive. Held by The Southwestern Pennsylvania Registered Nurses Club. The service will be dedicated to Mary Ann Rosko a club member who died in 2017 and served in the US Army Nurses Corps. She was diligent in having the monuments and the area repaired and improved for safety through the City Parks.   All military nurses will be remembered with a floral wreath placed at the nursing monuments.   The program includes Bethel Park Mayor, Jack Allen; Rabbi Mendel Rosenblum, Chabad of South Hills and bagpiper Douglas Greer.   Other dignitaries are: Clarence Hopson, Deputy Director of Recreation, City Parks and   Sue Means, RN of Allegheny County Council. A gun salute will be given by the South Park VFW 6664 with Commander Christopher Brown. The public is welcome.


SOUTH HILLS FRIENDS OF THE MONTOUR TRAIL - 6:30 p.m., South Park Township Library located at 2675 Brownsville Road, South Park, PA. The South Hills Friends are responsible for maintenance of the Montour Trail between Library and Clairton. Individuals interested in the Montour Trail are encouraged to attend. Additional information concerning the trail, including South Hills Friends contact information, may be obtained on the Montour Trail web site Questions may be directed to The Friends would like to thank the generous donors who made our October 13 Penny Day fundraiser the most successful in our 13-year history.

SOUTH HILLS COIN CLUB - 8:00 p.m., Bethel Presbyterian Church, 2999 Bethel Church Rd., in Bethel Park. All members and the general public are invited. This months program to be announced. A 50/50 will be offered and childrens prizes to be awarded. Applications are now being accepted for membership. For more information call 724-984-6611.


HOW TO RUN FOR LOCAL ELECTIVE OFFICE - Running for a school board or council seat can be complicated. The Jefferson Hills Democratic Committee will hold a how-to forum on Wednesday, Nov. 14 from 7:00 PM – 9:00 PM in the Jefferson Hills Library Community Room. This event is FREE and open to the public. RSVPs to or via our Facebook page are encouraged to help prepare materials. For more details, please visit or follow us on Facebook, Twitter, or Instagram under @JHDemocrats.

OLDIES & COUNTRY MUSIC DANCE – Geno & Ernie at the Hazelkirk American Legion. 7:00 p.m. – 10:00 p.m., Wednesday, Nov 14 and 21. All are welcome. For info call 724-592-6696


RETIRED MEN’S LUNCHEON GROUP – 12:00 p.m. , Pleasant Hills Presbyterian Church, 199 Old Clairton Road, Pleasant Hills. After lunch the Thomas Jefferson acappella boys and girls choir will perform seasonal songs under the direction of Julia Lucia. Cost is $8.00 payable at the door. Please reserve lunch by calling the church office at 412 655 2000 option 0. We are a non-denominational group.


LIGHT-UP NIGHT – 6:00-9:00 p.m., First United Methodist Church located at 430 West Main Street in Monongahela. We are serving refreshments and you are welcome to tour the Sanctuary. All are welcome.

SPORTING CLAY FUNDRAISER – “Pull for a Better Us”, Friday, Nov. 16, Nemacolin Woodlands Shooting Academy, 1001 Lafayette Dr. in Farmington, PA 15437. Registration 11:00 a.m., Lunch at 12:00 noon; Shotgun start at 1:00 p.m. Individual cost $160. Group cost – 2 participants $300, or 4 participants $600. Fee includes: 15 shooting stations; guns available to rent; shells available for purchase. Register the day of event, or at the Mon Valley YMCA business office. Proceeds will support the programs and services of the Mon Valley YMCA.   For more info, call 724-483-8077.


CRAFT & VENDOR SHOW - 9:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m., 400 Old Clairton Road, Pittsburgh, PA 15236. Prince of Peach Lutheran Church is holding a craft and vendor show with over 30 tables of merchandise from crafters and home party vendors to chose from. A table of used books will also be available.

OLDIES DANCE BASH - 5-10:00 p.m., Library Fire Hall, South Park, PA. Held by The South Park Historical Society. DJ Nick and Alaina Phillips will be playing all of your favorites from the 50s, 60s and 70s! The doors open at 4:30 p.m. but no tickets will be sold there, so make sure to reserve yours today. Tickets are $35 each and you can get them by calling Joan Lane at 412-835-0946. Ticket sales end on November 10. There will be two chances on each ticket for cash drawings every 30 minutes totaling $4,250 and you do not need to be present to win, 50-50 drawings, plus a Chinese Auction. Hot buffet included will be provided by Cyd West-Comfort Catering. BYOB. All proceeds benefit the South Park Historical Society and the flood recovery fund.

JOY OF CHRISTMAS CRAFT SHOW – 9:00 a.m. – 3:30 p.m., DeMarillac Guild of St. Louise de Marillac Parish, Upper St. Clair, PA. The show will present 121 Artists and Crafters to be located in the School and LeGras Parish Center. It will also feature a Bake Sale and Chinese Auction. Lunch and snacks will be available to purchase. Admission is $2 and includes a ticket for the Chinese Auction. Due to the order of the USC Fire Marshall, strollers are not permitted.

HOLIDAY VENDOR/CRAFT/ARTISAN SHOW – 9:00 a.m. – 3:00 p.m., St. Katharine Drexel Social Hall, 126 Church St., Bentleyville, PA, 15314. (Formerly Ava Maria Parish and Knights of Columbus). Benefits the Bentleyville Lions Club, Bentleyville, PA. Food will be available for purchase. There will be a Chinese Auction and 50/50 drawing. For more information call 724-288-7359 or 412-582-8184

HOLLY DAYS CHRISTMAS CRAFT SHOW – 10:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m., Claysville community Center, 212 Main St., & American Legion Hall (1st Fl) 208 Main St., Claysville, PA 15323. Two Buildings of crafters! $10 Buffet lunch, all homemade dishes, ala carte and take also available. Bake Sale and many raffles including signed sports memorabilia and Chinese auction; Door prizes. For more info: 724-663-5019

NBV COMMINITY BANK PARK LIGHT UP NIGHT -6-8:00 p.m., NBV Community Bank. Held by the North Belle Vernon Recreation Commission. Santa will arrive on the NBV Volunteer Fire Truck and have treats for all good boys and girls. In addition a bonfire will be lit to help all stay warm and hot chocolate and hotdogs will be free to all in attendance while supplies last. Festival activities will occur during the evening and will be listed closer to the event including caroling and performances. All are welcome to attend. Questions, contact RJ Sokol 724-929-2749.

CHICKEN & BISCUIT DINNER – 3:30 – 6:30 p.m., Elizabeth Wesleyan Church, 205 Church St, Elizabeth, Pa. Includes Mash Potatoes, Cole Slaw, cake, Drink. Adults $9, Children under 12 $4. For more info: 412-384-8868


ROSTRAVER TOWNSHIP CHRISTMAS CELEBRATION -6:00 p.m., John Virgilio Sports Complex, 150 Recreation Dr, Rostraver Township. Rain or shine. The outdoor event will include a fire truck parade, bonfire, visit with Santa, treat bags, snack and hot chocolate for the children, arts and crafts, hot dogs complements of the Rostraver Township Board of Commissioners, and a Toys for Tots collection box.

MON VALLEY COIN CLUB – 2:00 p.m., 303 Chamber Plaza in Charleroi, Pa. All members and the general public are invited. Program for this meeting to be announced. Applications are now being accepted for membership. A 50/50 will be offered. Prizes will be awarded for children. For additional information call 724-984-6611.


SEASONAL CRAFTS ON TAP FOR SOUTH PARK WOMEN'S CLUB MEETING – 7:00 p.m., South Park Township Community Center Building, located across from Bavarian Village, Brownsville Rd, South Park Township. Fran Ruppen, a very "Crafty" person, and Women's Club member, will be showing members how to do a couple of seasonal items. Everyone will take home 2 crafts. The SPWC is open to all women in and around South Park Township.   Bring a female friend, neighbor or family member.   Women are welcomed to join that night.

ANNUAL LIGHT-UP NIGHT– Monongahela Valley Hospital. 6:30 p.m. Join MVH as we kick-off the holiday season with our 34th Annual Light-Up Night in the Hospital’s Central Plaza. Enjoy entertainment, hot chocolate, Christmas carols, and an opportunity to tell Santa and Mrs. Claus what’s on your Christmas list. Homemade baked goods and raffle tickets for decorative Christmas items will be sold by the Auxiliary of Mon-Vale Health Resources, Inc. in the hospital’s main lobby beginning at 5 p.m.

PLEASANT HILLS GARDEN CLUB - 12:30 p.m., Community Room, Pleasant Hills Borough Building, 410 Bruceton Road in Pleasant Hills. The program ""Pleasant Hills Arboretum" will be presented by an Arboretum Board Member. Non-members are welcome to .attend. The Garden Club always welcomes new members. For more information about the PHGC, please visit theirwebsite at


ROSTRAVER SPRORTSMENS ASSOCIATION – 7:30 p.m., 539 Cedar Creek Rd. in Belle Vernon. All members are encouraged to attend. Applications are now being accepted for membership. For more information call 724-825-4399.


LOW COST CAT SPAY/NEUTER CLINIC - November 19, 2018 $50 includes neuter, rabies and flea treatment. Call 724.941.5683 Ext. 1 for appointment. Clinic will be held at the New Eagle Fireman Social Hall in New Eagle, PA. All cats must be in a carrier.




STRANGE TALES FOR AN AUTUMN EVENING – 7:00 p.m., Library Fire Hall. Bring a friend and join the Historical Society and its Guest Speaker Series welcomes Keith Bastianini.


REGISTERED NURSES CLUB MEETING - The Southwestern Pennsylvania Registered Nurses Club will meet at 9:30 am on November 20, 2018 at Hamilton Presbyterian Church , 4500 Hamilton Road in Bethel Park, Pa. Speaker is Nicole Bidolli MS.   Her topic is "Exercise is Medicine." All registered nurses are welcome.   Contact Carol (412) 287-1195 for more information.


OLDIES & COUNTRY MUSIC DANCE – Geno & Ernie at the Hazelkirk American Legion. 7:00 p.m. – 10:00 p.m., Wednesday, Nov 21. All are welcome. For info call 724-592-6696


THANKSGIVING DINNER – 12:00 p.m. The Finleyville Interfaith Council of Churches is hosting a Thanksgiving Dinner for the Finleyville Community in St. Francis' Finley Hall. This complete meal is free of charge, and available to all area residents.

YMCA OF GREAT PITTSBURGH TURKEY TROT - MedExpress 1 Mile Family Fun Run – 8:00 a.m., UnitedHealthcare 5K Turkey Trot Run/Walk – 8:30 a.m., Gentile, Horoho & Avalli Double Gobble – 5K COURSE AT 8:30AM, 5MILE COURSE AT 9:15AM. Bring non-perishable food items to your LOCAL YMCA BRANCH, PARTICIPATING MEDEXPRESS URGENT CARE LOCATIONS, packet pick up AT PNC PARK, or on race day.


ZOMBEK LIGHT UP NIGHT – 6-10:00 p.m., 214 Williamsburg Drive, Elizabeth, Pa. 15037. Horse drawn carriage rides, The Pirate Perogies, Santa and Mrs. Claus, Hot chocolate, bake Sale and much more

All proceeds Benefit Make A Wish.

CHRISTMAS CRAFT AND VENDOR SHOW - West Newton. Christmas Craft & Vendor Market featuring 30 vendors at the W.N. Presbyterian Church & Senior Center The annual Christmas Craft and Vendor show will run from 3:00 pm to 8:30 pm in conjunction with the Light Up Night Festival. There will be a multitude of vendors featuring handmade items such as goat milk soap, homemade desserts, country crafts, glass creations, doll clothes plus so much more. Crafters and vendors will be located at the West Newton Senior Center for Active Adults and at the West Newton Presbyterian Church both located on Main Street.

MID-MON VALLEY MODEL RAILROAD CLUB DISPLAY – open every weekend from 12-5:00 p.m. starting Nov 24 thru Jan 6. Second floor of 159 Main Street in New Eagle (above the New Eagle Borough Municipal Building). Two level layout, three rooms of scenery and industries to be seen and a fourth room devoted to a helix (spiral) which allow the trains to move from the lower level to the upper level and back again. Admission is by donation; although there is no set price, a donation of $1.00 per person will be greatly appreciated to continue the club’s efforts. Make New Eagle a stop on your Holiday tour. For further information, call S. Werner at 724-379-8584 or see our website:

MIRACLE ON MAIN STREET - LIGHT UP NIGHT FESTIVAL - Main and 2nd Street in West Newton, 3:00 p.m. -8:30 p.m., Hosted by Downtown West Newton Inc. Featuring DJ Galiffa Center Stage all day. Christmas Craft & Vendor Market featuring 30 vendors at the W.N. Presbyterian Church & Senior Center. 3:45 p.m. Jimmy Sykes & students Christmas Organ & Music Recital at the W.N. Presbyterian Church. 5:15 p.m. Grand Christmas Parade down Main Street. 6:00 p.m. Santa Claus arrives with the lighting of the Community Christmas Tree and Stage Right! Sensations perform Center Stage along with other musical talents. Mega Gift Basket Raffle, 50/50 and Lottery Tree raffle at the LeGrande Room - all proceeds raised help with light up night. All activities are held Rain, Snow or Shine.

FUNDRAISER FOR K-9 OFFICER ‘OBIE’ – Julian’s Banquet Hall, 78 W. Maiden Street, Washington, PA. $20 ticket includes dinner, Chinese auction, entertainment, including a band and DJ, and the chance to meet Obie.


FESTIVAL OF AMERICAN ARTS & CRAFTS - Sunday, November 25 at the Printscape Arena at Southpointe, Canonsburg, PA (formerly the Iceoplex). An arts and crafts show celebration offering a wonderful collection of handcrafted traditional, folk and contemporary crafts by over 85 artists from the tri-state area. Show hours are from 10:00 AM to 4:30 PM. Free door prizes awarded every hour. Admission is $3.50. (children 12 and under are free). For more information call 724-880-0881.


PETERS CREEK HISTORICAL SOCIETY'S HOLIDAY GATHERING - 6:30 pm, social room, Wrights United Methodist Church, 788 Venetia Road, Venetia. Members and invited guests are welcome to an evening of fellowship and food in the last formal meeting of the year. A short, entertaining film giving homage to writer HP Lovecraft in the guise of a spoiled heiress, who follows the roots of her family tree and gets more than she bargained for will be shown. The evening is a prelude to the annual "Soup and Stroll" open house at the historic Enoch Wright House, Sunday December 9 from noon to four. Further Information:


CLOTHES 4-U – 9:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m., First United Methodist Church, 200 State Street, Belle Vernon. The clothing is free; patrons may give a free-will offering if they desire. Bags will be given to patrons when they come in to browse around. If there is a need at any other time, please call the office to make an appointment. Anyone wishing to drop off clothing in good condition for this ministry or who might be in need of some assistance with clothing is asked to call the church office at 724-929-4696 to make arrangements. We always look forward to working with you.


MONONGAHELA AREA HISTORICAL SOCIETY – 7:00 p.m., Chapel of the 1st Presbyterian Church, 609 Chess Street, Monongahela, PA 15063. Enter through the Sixth Street side of the building. The brief members-only business meeting at 6:30 PM will precede the historical presentation: "Rails To The Mon: The Donora Branch of the Pittsburgh & West Virginia Railway Co," by Jimmy Braum. For more information and see our website and website and Facebook. Free and Open to the Public.

RAW SHOWCASE: OVATION – 7:00 p.m., Xtaza, 1630 Smallman St, Pittsburgh, PA 15222. RAW hosts over 30 eclectic showcases each month, featuring indie artists from the local communities in cities across the United States, Canada, the UK and Australia. Dark Star Designs will be local showcased artist.


Christmas in the Village of Venetia - 6:30 - 8:30pm – Lighting of the 40 ft Tree and largest area Light display; Strolling Carolers to join in DARE; Larger Christmas Railroad Display; Red Bird Mission Appalachian Craft Show; Hot Sausage, Walking, Tacos, Funnel Cakes; Hot Cocoa and Smores around a fire; Girl Scout Troop sponsored Children's Games.


VENDOR AND CRAFTER SHOW – 9:30 a.m. – 3:00 p.m., Christ United Methodist Church in Bethel Park (across from Village Square). Proceeds from this event benefit Prime Time Adult Care, a non-profit, state-licensed organization specializing in the medical supervision and physical and mental stimulation of the frail elderly, those with functional impairments, and those with Alzheimer’s disease. For more information, please call Mary Ann Weber Director, at (412) 835-6661.

HOLIDAY BREAKFAST AND PUPPET SHOW – 9:00 a.m., Thomas Presbyterian Church, 1068 Linden Road Eighty Four, PA. Help kick off your holiday season by joining us at Thomas Presbyterian Church for breakfast and a holiday puppet show performed by the Pittsburgh Puppet Works. Include scrambled eggs, waffles, sausage, mixed fruit, juice and coffee. Tickets are $5.00 per person with a maximum cost for a family of $20. Tickets can be purchased by stopping at the church office or calling them at 724-941-8910. The church office hours are 8:00AM to noon, Monday-Friday.   If you can’t buy them in advance they will also be sold at the door.

SANTA'S BREAKFAST – 8:30 a.m., First Presbyterian Church, 609 Chess Street, Monongahela, PA 15063.

Included:   breakfast for all; crafts and a visit from Santa and Mrs. Claus for the children. Children $8.00, adults $5.00. Everyone is welcome to attend. Please call 724-258-8300 to make your reservation


HOMES FOR THE HOLIDAYS – 1-4:00 p.m., Belle Vernon area. For the fourth consecutive year, Homes for the Holidays will be held in the Belle Vernon area. Six homes will be featured on the tour ranging from a renovated homestead dating back to the 1800s, to a glamorous hilltop manor with a view of four counties! Donations have remained at $25 per person. Call 724-747-5191 for reservations.

ONE VOICE CONCERT – 7:00 p.m., St. Peter’s Episcopal Church, Brownsville Road, overlooking Brentwood Towne Center, near Rt. 51. Advent concert by ONE Voice vocal group. This is a free event, although a free will offering will be collected to help support the Brentwood Meals on Wheels Program. For more info please call the church at 412-884-5225 or visit our website,



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