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Places To Go

SEPTEMBER 2018 

 

SEPTEMBER 1 & 2

CAR SHOW, CRUISE AND SWAP MEET - Labor Day Weekend – dawn to dusk, Carroll Twp Fire Department, 988 Route 837. Rain or Shine. Presented by the Bona Fides Car Club. Family fun, food and beverages. Proceeds Benefit Carroll Twp Fire Department. Saturday Swap Meet and car show will have Original Artwork trophies for 12 classes. $5.00 Entry Fee for Saturday Car Show, $20.00 for swap meet space for both days. Saturday- “rusty Ramblers”, Saturday and Sunday – Open Mike. Pets welcome on a leash only. Must call in advance to register call “Joey the Fid” at 412-996-5261.

SEPTEMBER 4

SQUARE DANCING - FREE Buddy Night of dancing from 8:00-10:00 PM at St. Paul’s Methodist Church, 1965 Ferguson Road, Allison Park, PA 15101. Next 2 lessons are FREE. Call: Dorothy Kletke 412-486-8243 or email chetdot@yahoo.com.

SEPTEMBER 5

PUPPYUP WALK - MONESSEN PLANNING MEETING – 7:00 p.m., The Italian Club, 112 7th Street, Monessen. The meeting is opened to all interested people. For additional information you may visit our website : www.puppyupwalk.org/Monessen and follow us on Facebook : PUPPYUP Monessen. You may also contact Randy with any further questions at 724-493-8305

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, Old Clairton Road. Presentation by Michele Buford, Educational Program Specialist from the Women for a Healthy Environment Group: “How different personal and cleaning products affect our bodies.” 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.

SEPTEMBER 6

SQUARE DANCING - FREE Buddy Night for new dancers 7:30-9:30 PM with Jim Yoest at North Hills Baptist Church, 7801 Thompson Run Rd, North Hills, Pa 15237. TWO FREE NIGHTS of starter lessons on Thursday evenings 6:30-8:10 PM Sept 13 and 20 at same location as above. More info? Call Barb 412-629-7079.

SEPTEMBER 7

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.

SEPTEMBER 7 & 8

BOOK SALE – 8:00 a.m. – 3:00 p.m., Gary's Grand Ballroom, 109 S Second St, West Newton, PA. Fill a bag for $5.

SEPTEMBER 8

MEGA SPORTSMEN’S BASH – 11:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m., Castle Shannon VFD Memorial Hall and Parking Lot, 3600 Library Road, Castle Shannon, PA 15234. Tickets $50 donation. All proceeds benefit the CSVFD. Call 412-884-7913, only 5,000 tickets sold. Guns provided by Allegheny Arms, Catered by Big Black Grill. For more info: www.csvfd.org

 

UNION TOWNSHIP HONOR ROLL DEDICATION / COMMUNITY PICNIC - 2-6:00 p.m. The Community Picnic, Brownsville Veterans Memorial Park. 10:00 a.m. – Dedication of Honor Roll with Commissioner Larry Maggie and Rick Saccone, State Rep. Stay tuned to the Union Township Facebook page for more details.

CRAFT BAZAAR - 10:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m., First Christian Church 630 Chess Street Monongahela., PA. This event is going to be jam-packed with excitement- crafts, vendors, food, bake sale, and a Chinese Auction. Admission is free. The proceeds from this event will be used to support youth programs in the Mon Valley and the Avis Arbor Women's Shelter.

EHNIC FOOD FEST – 11:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m., Nativity of the Virgin Mary Orthodox Church in Monongahela. Includes Homemade Perogies, Keilbasa, Halupki (Cabbage Rolls), Halushki (Cabbage & Noodles), and Hot Sausage. Located one block off Fourth Street at the corner of Alexander & High Streets. Follow our signs from Fourth Street. Parking available in our lot.

FIRST CHRISTIAN CHURCH BAZAAR – 10:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m., First Christian Church, 630 Chess Street, Monongahela. Crafts, Vendors, Bake Sale, Chinese Auction -   Free Admission-   Proceeds benefit youth programs in the Mon Valley and Avis Arbor Womens Shelter. For more information, call the church at 724- 258-3255.

WILD WORLD OF ANIMALS - 4:00 p.m., Thomas Presbyterian at 1068 Linden Road, Eighty Four, PA.

The Wild World of Animals has 30 years of experience working with and caring for wild animals!

Located in the heart of Southwestern Pennsylvania, they specialize in educational and entertaining wildlife shows for a variety of occasions and events. Following the show, we will serve hamburgers and hot dogs. The admission is $5.00 per person (Adult or child) with a maximum of $20 per family. The admission covers the show and meal. For tickets contact the church office at 724-941-8910.Tickets will also be sold at the door. It would be appreciated if you could purchase your tickets in advance so that we can better plan the food needs.

 

SOUTH HILLS FRIENDS OF THE MONTOUR TRAIL WORK PARTY - Volunteers will meet at the South Park waste water treatment plant (trail MP 37.8, Piney Fork Road) at 9:00 AM. This month’s project will be the installation of fence along the stream bank at MP37.25, South Park Township.

7TH ANNUAL MONESSEN GREYHOUND REUNION DANCE – Doors open 6:30 p.m., 7-11:00 p.m., Monessen Fireman's Social Hall, Eastgate 15, Monessen, PA. Music: "On The Level"- A four piece live oldies group and DJ Dennis Wince playing between sets. Pop, mixers, ice, chips and cake provided, $15 per person, casual dress. For ticket Information: Patty Bukowski (724-518-4592) or Paul Tobacco (412-881-7223) or Paul Tobacco at ptobacco@comcast.net

 

FARM 2 TABLE EVENT – 5:30 – 9:00 p.m., Red Fox Winery. Hosted by The Washington Area Humane Society to bring awareness to the Humane Society’s mission and the Compassion Care Initiative programming and partnerships. Tickets are $75 for an individual or $600 for a table of eight. ($45 per ticket is a tax deduction). Tickets include: Farm 2 Table Style Dinner from PW Catering, Open Bar featuring Wines from Red Fox Winery, Dan Baker Trio Preforming Live, High-End Raffle Baskets,   Gelato Cart from Angelo's Restaurant, Chance to meet four of the Washington Area Humane Society Therapy Dogs! For more info visit: http://www.washingtonpashelter.org

 

OLDIES DANCE– 7-11:00 p.m., The White Oak American Legion post #701 located at 2813 Capital St., in 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.

 

SEPTEMBER 8 & 9

FRONTIER MILITIA ENCAMPMENT - Saturday hours are 4:00-7:30 PM and Sunday hours are 1:30-4:30PM. $2.00 admission fee per person. We are located in Allegheny County’s South Park, just off of the circle on Corrigan Drive at 1 Stone Manse Drive 15129. Learn about the duties of a Western Pennsylvania Frontier Militia which include militia drills, a firing demonstration and camp cooking.

DONUT SALE - St. Damien of Molokai Parish offering their delicious homemade cake donuts for sale, at Madonna School Hall, Monongahela, PA. Saturday 8:30 a.m. until sold out; Sunday 8:30 a.m. until noon or sold out. $8.00 per dozen. More info call 412-600-5344.

SEPTEMBER 9

SPAGHETTI DINNER - The Center on the Hill Board of Directors will host a Spaghetti dinner on Sunday September 9 from 11:00 am to 5:00 pm. Adults are $8, children ages 6 to 12 are $4 and children 5 and under are free. Take outs are available. Center on the Hill, is located at 100 Summit Road, Belle Vernon, PA 15012. FMI call 724-930-8512

 

SUMMER CONCERT SERIES AT CHESS PARK - Bands will start at 1:00 at the park gazebo and continue to 4:00 PM. Funded and sponsored by the EQT Foundation along with The Mon Valley Academy for the Arts (MVAA) an arts and culture organization serving the Mon Valley. Featuring new artists as well as two of the previously featured acts “Allies Band” and “John Vento Band, along with the newly formed "Twin Coaches Jr. Jazz Trio and "Jessica Lee Band.” Sam Thong (caricature artist) will be at the event. In addition to the four music acts there will be food vendors and two food trucks opening at 12:00 (noon).

 

 

SEPTEMBER 9

HABITAT FOR ANIMALS TO HELP LOCAL SHELTERS – 12-5:00 p.m., Grandview Estates, at 1151 Scenery Drive, Elizabeth, PA. Bring your pets to have a photo taken together and enjoy an afternoon of live music. There will be visits from horses and the K9 Officers Ryker, Koda, and Eli. Local animal shelters will have animals that are available for adoption. There will be a Pet Costume contest, food, refreshments, and vendors with plenty of animal-themed gifts to purchase. On this day, they will be collecting supplies for local animal shelters. These can include toys, paper towels, towels, collars, leashes, treats, blankets, and bleach.

SEPTEMBER 10

SQUARE DANCING - FREE Open House for new dancers 7:30 – 9:30 PM at St Mark’s Lutheran Church, 324 Fairmont Ave, Trafford, PA 15085. New dancers may start lessons any Monday in September. Info: Teacher- Brad Deibert, 724-309-8270.

SEPTEMBER 11

 

SEPTEMBER 11TH REMEMBRANCE CEREMONY - Tuesday, September 11, 2018, at 6:30 p.m.   Sponsored by the South Park Township Board of Supervisors, in conjunction with Windover Hills United Methodist Church. Held – rain or shine – at Sunny Slope located in the Allegheny County Park. The tribute will recognize the members of the departments who are the first to respond to any emergency in South Park Township: the South Park Township Police Department, Broughton Volunteer Fire Department, Library Volunteer Fire Company, and Tri-Community South Emergency Medical Service. The parking lot of Windover Hills United Methodist Church can be used to accommodate any parking overflow, and the church will be used for the ceremony in the event of rain. Refreshments and beverages will be served immediately after the ceremony at Windover Hills United Methodist Church Fellowship Hall.

 

 

SOUTH HIILS 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, please call 724-984-6611.

 

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 www.montourtrail.org. Questions may be directed to info@montourtrail.org.

 

ROSTRAVER TOWNSHIP HISTORICAL SOCIETY - 6:30 p.m., Old Fells Methodist Church 800 Fells Road, Rostraver Twp., PA. The meeting will present a program on the history of the Donora Webster bridge. A representative of the Donora Historical Society will follow the history of the bridge from its conception to its final destruction severing a long connection between Donora and Webster. All members and nonmembers are encouraged to attend.

 

AFTERNOON BINGO - 1:00 PM at Center on the Hill, 100 Summit Road, Belle Vernon, PA 15012. Admission is $7 and includes 12 regular games. Additional cards are $3. Specials are sold seperately and are $1 a piece. There will be food available for purchase. FMI call 724-930-8512

 

CLOTHES 4-U – 9:00 a.m. – noon, The First United Methodist Church, 200 State Street, Belle Vernon will be open to the public. 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.

 

SEPTEMBER 12

DEMOCRATIC MEETING – 8:00 p.m., South Park Township Community Room. Electons are important. To register or change your registration visit www.votespa.com Need an absentee ballot, meeting dates, information visit www.southparkdems.org. or email Dave at buchewicz.d@comcast.net

 

 

SEPTEMBER 13

SQUARE DANCING - Welcome to Square Dancing dance 7:00-9:00 PM at Pine Run United Methodist Church, 901 N 6th St, Wilson, PA 15025. FREE for everyone. Lessons continue on Thursdays, same time and place. More info: Fran Reynolds, 724-331-6386 or Teacher Brad Deibert, 724-309-8270.

 

SOUTH PARK WOMEN’S CLUB – 7:00 p.m., South Park Township Community Center, 2575 Brownsville Rd.(across from Bavarian Village). WOMEN, need a special night out? If you are over 18 years of aage, Join to meet other wonderful ladies, who just don’t want to sit home to watch TV each night. It’s once a month, third Monday of the month. Plenty of FREE parking. Get latest info from great speakers and enjoy wonderful treats, besides having great company right there with you. Bring a lady friend, family member, neighbor. All are welcome.

 

SENIOR LUNCHEON - 11:00 a.m., Fellowship Hall, Mingo Creek Presbyterian Church, 561 Mingo Church Rd, Finleyville, PA 15332. A warm lunch and great fellowship will make your day!

 

PHOTO MANAGEMENT SOLUTIONS -6-7:00 p.m., Lois Guinn Framing, 3339 Washington Road, McMurray, PA 15317 724-941-5001 Lois Guinn Framing believes in Preservation! With that in mind, we are offering you the chance to protect your photo legacy. Lisa Webster, of Grand Scale Video Production, will use her expertise to guide you in creating a plan for your family photos. She will tell you how to preserve outdated material, choose the right cloud storage, and protect your digital assets. Seminar is FREE. RSVP required. loisguinnframing@gmail.com or call 724-941-5001

 

 

SEPTEMBER 14

BETTER CHOICES, BETTER HEALTH -   9:30 AM-12:00 PM at Whitehall Public Library. Are you an adult with an ongoing health condition? Consider taking part in a special six-part workshop series where you’ll get the support you want and find the answers you need. Together, we’ll discover better nutrition, exercise choices, and learn ways to talk with your doctor and family about your health. Whether you have conditions such as diabetes, arthritis, high blood pressure, heart disease, chronic pain, or anxiety, we can help you take charge of a better and healthier life. Each session includes a light luncheon and break. FREE - Registration required, call 412-882-6622.

 

 

 

 

 

SEPTEMBER 15

LADIES NIGHT OUT FOR THE LLS – Elrama Fire Hall. Features dinner, a raffle, 50/50, and planting succulents with the help of One Happy Flower Shop of Millvale! Follow their progress, donate, or buy your ticket for the event through: www.jennaswarriors.com.

 

SIDEWALK SALE – 10 a.m.-4 p.m., Lois Guinn Framing, 3339 Washington Road, McMurray, PA 15317 724-941-5001 Offering discounted art produced by our shop and a few, select consignors. Join us on our sidewalk outside the shop, rain or shine! loisguinnframing.com

 

NORTH BELLE VERNON COMMUNITY FEST – 11:00 a.m., NBV Community Bank Park (exit 42, Interstate 70). Day will kick off with a car show being run by John from Motorworx in NBV. A parade will also be held on Broad Avenue at noon and finish at the park. Live music will feature ”Brother Jeep” along with a DJ. Food, beer, wine and craft vendors and a 50/50 raffle and free face painting will take place. Sponsored by the North Belle Vernon (NBV) Recreation Commission. Anyone wishing to participate in the parade may contact John Garber at 724-880-8159; and anyone wishing to participate in the event please contact Cody Ambrose at 724-963-8014 or RJ Sokol at 724-929-2749.

 

HERMAN MIHALICH MEMORIAL BOAT LAUNCH AND CAR SHOW – 11:00 a.m. – 3:00 p.m. and ISMA Car Show. Dash plates and gift bags to first 100 vehicles. 13 classes and BEST OF SHOW. DJ, basket auction, food and refreshments. $10 per vehicle included in cost free food and drinks! Sponsored by The Italian Club in Monessen, takes place at the boat launch. Car Show info, contact Chris Coccari, 724-777-3328.

 

TRIVIA NIGHT - Doors open at 7pm, game starts at 7:30 sharp, Scott Park Community Room. Benefits Scott Township Public Library. Registration requested before Sept. 1st. Tickets will be available at the door while supplies last. Teams will consist of 1-8 people (all individuals are welcome and will be matched with a team.) The cost is $15/person or a team of 8 for $100. There will be a 50/50 raffle, light refreshments at table (feel free to bring food to share with your table,) and beer and wine served with a donation at the bar.

 

SPAGHETTI & MEATBALL DINNER - 3-6:00 p.m., First United Methodist Church, 430 West Main Street in Monongahela. Includes bread, salad bar, dessert, and beverage. Adults: $10 each – Children under 10: $6 each. For more info, 724-258-7054.

 

ALL YOU CAN EAT SPAGHETTI DINNER - Boston United Methodist Church from 3:00 -7:00 p.m. Adults $9, children $3. Boston United Methodist Church is located at 6103 Smithfield Street, Boston, PA 15135. For more info, call 412-751-5815.

 

2018 TOUR DE MON – 8:00 a.m. – 2:00 p.m., The Historic Pump House, Waterfront. Join us for the eighth annual scenic ride along the Great Allegheny Passage. The ride will begin and end at the Historic Pump House located in the Waterfront, 880 E. Waterfront Drive, Munhall, PA. Determine your ride of choice: 20 mile ride to Boston and back, 15 mile ride to McKeesport and back, 10 mile ride to Hot Metal Bridge and back, 8 mile ride to Duquesne and back. For more info contact the Chamber office by email at director@monyoughchamber.com or by phone at (412) 678-2450

 

PANCAKE AND SAUSAGE BREAKFAST – 8:00 a.m. – 1:00 p.m., Fellowship Hall, Mingo Presbyterian Church, 561 Mingo Church Rd, Finleyville, PA 15332. $6.00 per person and includes pancakes, sausage, fruit and drink. A bread bake sale, flea market and craft show will also be held. Tables are available for $10.00. Contact Bryan at 412-886-7435 for more information.

 

COUNTRY DINNER – 4-7:00 p.m., Round Hill Presbyterian Church in Elizabeth. Menu offers a choice of Stuffed Cabbage or Chicken & Biscuits. A children's menu offering of chicken nuggets will also be available. Eat in or Take Out. In addition to the dinner there will be a Craft Boutique, featuring Fall & Holiday decorations and gifts, and a Chinese Auction. All proceeds will benefit our Missions Fund. Debit Card and Paypal payments will be accepted. For more information: www.roundhillchurch.org or www.facebook.com/RoundHillChurch

 

FUN WALK 4 KANE – 8:00 a.m. registration begins, 9:30 walk begins. Picnic immediately following. 7th Annual Joan Burns Walk. Kane Mckeesport, 100 Ninth Street, McKeesport, PA 15132. $20 registration fee, $10 each for picnic or t-shirt only. Proceeds benefit the Kane Foundation and the residents of Kane. For more info, Bill LaLonde 412-292-8069 or william.lalonde@alleghenycounty.us

 

FLEA MARKET & BAKE SALE – 8:00 a.m. – 1:00 p.m., Wright's United Methodist Church, 788 Venetia, PA 15326. For more info: 412-860-2496

 

GARDENING THROUGH THE SEASONS - 10-11:30 a.m. This gardening class will meet out of doors at the Pollinator Garden at the Welcome to Monongahela sign in the triangular plot where Route 837 and Country Club Road (Route 88)intersect at Monongahela’s eastern border. (Set your GPS for 243 E. Main Street, Monongahela.) The topic of this session is pollinators and pollinator gardens.Bring a lawn chair. This is the fifth in the series of six. $7 per session. Discount for YMCA members. Contact Jodi Lignelli to register at (724) 483-8077.

 

"SOMETHING OLD" BRIDAL SHOW – 2:30 p.m., Christ Lutheran Church, Vine Street, West Newton, PA. Vintage Bridal Show with Reception to follow, Donation $12.00. Tickets Call Mary Lou at 724-872-4448 or Mary Lou Simon, 925 Plummer School Rd., West Newton, PA

 

 

SEPTEMBER 15 & 16

GRAND CENTRAL TRAIN SHOW – 10 a.m. – 4 p.m. Saturday, 9 a.m. – 3 p.m. Sunday, Court Time Sports Center, 95 Enterprise St, Elizabeth Township. Hosted by Central VFC. Over 100 Train vendors and multiple train displays. $5 Admission, kids 12 and under free. Group rates for police, fire, EMS, scouts.

 

 

SEPTEMBER 16

SENATOR GUY RESCHENTHALER COOK-OUT – 5-7:00 p.m., North Belle Vernon Community Bank Park. Cook out and meet and greet with Senator Guy Reschenthaler.

 

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

 

SQUARE DANCING - FREE Fun Night of Introduction to Western Square Dancing. 7:00-9:00 PM at Peace Lutheran Church just off Rt 19 at 107 Carol Drive, McMurray, PA 15317. Lessons start Tuesdays from 7:00-9:00 PM at same location with Brad Deibert teaching. More info: Renee & Bob (724) 267-4655.

 

 

SEPTEMBER 17

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

 

 

SEPTEMBER 20

THE RETIRED MEN’S LUNCHEON GROUP – 12:00 p.m., Pleasant Hills Presbyterian Church, 199 Old Clairton Road, Pleasant Hills. Musician Dan Dunkin who will play the trumpet and will be accompanied by a pianist. He will also have many instruments on display and will speak about them. Cost is $8, payable at the door. The Men’s Group is non-denominational. Please reserve lunch by calling the church office at 412-655-2000, option 0.

 

WENDELL G. FREELAND—A QUIET SOLDIER – 7-9:00 p.m., Historic Pump House, 880 E. Waterfront Dr., Munhall, PA 15210. A one-hour documentary on an important, but little-known, African American leader, attorney, activist, and Tuskegee Airman who worked quietly, but effectively, on all of the significant civil rights battles of his time. His inspirational story is a significant piece of American history; introduction and discussion by film producer Billy Jackson. Admission is free.

 

COFFEE AND CANVAS – 6-8:00 p.m., The West Newton Center for Active Adults, 103 E Main St West Newton, PA. Cost $20 includes canvas and all supplies, two artists to help you paint. Please phone the center at 724-872-4976 to reserve you spot.

 

MEDICARE 101: GETTING STARTED WITH MEDICARE! - Monongahela Area Library from 2:00 – 3:00 PM. Whether you are approaching 65 or already on Medicare Chuck Karolewski, CIC, CLU of Greater Pittsburgh Insurance Consultants Inc., will help you understand Medicare, how it works, and how to make it work for you. Please contact the library to reserve your spot. 724-258-5409

 

 

SEPTEMBER 22

AUTUMN EQUINOX PARTY – Music starts at 6:00 p.m., featuring “HouseBand.” Greenhouse Winery, 1048 Pinewood Road, Irwin. For more info: 724-466-5000.

 

NOTTINGHAM TWP. ANNUAL BONFIRE – 6:30-10:00 p.m., Nottingham Twp. Complex, 969 Sugar Run Rd., Eighty-Four, PA 15330. Live Band - Tres Lads. Free event -Refreshments/Food. Bring a chair. For more info visit nottinghamtwp.com

 

SPAGHETTI DINNER– 4:30-7:00 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

 

VIETNAM: A WORKING CLASS WAR – 9:00 a.m. -2:30 p.m., Community College of Allegheny County Allegheny Campus, Tom Foerster Student Services Center, 808 Ridge Avenue, Pittsburgh, PA 15212. Co-sponsored by CCAC, The Pennsylvania Labor History Society, and the Battle of Homestead Foundation. The goal of this program is to provide an opportunity for the present generation of young people, students, elders, and members of the larger Pittsburgh community to learn from and dialogue with those whose lives and politics were profoundly impacted by the Vietnam War. Ticket price includes continental breakfast during registration (8:15 – 9:00 a.m.) and boxed lunch. Tickets cost $25 for the general public; $10 for veterans, active military personnel, and students. Purchase tickets online at battleofhomestead.org.

 

CLASSIC ROCK BAND “THE COLLISIONS” – 8-11:00 p.m., Elk’s Lodge, 2789 South Park Rd., Bethel Park.

Performing music from the 60s,70s, 80s. Ticket Price is $8.00 for members and $10.00 for non-members and the general public. The kitchen will not be open. The lodge bar is accessible to members only. Drink orders can be placed with the wait staff and delivered to the main ballroom. This is

a no smoking facility, and you must be 21 to enter. Call 412-831-0616 or 412-613-1593 for tickets, no later than Monday, Sept. 17th, as seating will be limited.

 

OLDIES DANCE– 7-11:00 p.m., The White Oak American Legion post #701 located at 2813 Capital St., in 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.

 

CRAFTERS FOR WISHES – 10:00 a.m. – 3:00 p.m., V.F.W. Post 803 911 N. State St. Clairton, Pa. 15025

20 + Crafters to choose from. Bake Sale and Basket Raffle. Proceeds benefit Make a Wish. Food will be available. Crafts include crochet, wood work, leather, soaps and bath bombs jewelry, dog gifts, knit, quilted items, hand made candles, florals, chocolates, pet treats, clay pot crafts, dream catchers, ceramics, wreaths and more. Door prizes through out the day. For more information please contact Colleen Odenthal 412-400-4778

 

A TRIBUTE TO ELVIS FEATURING RANDY GALIOTO – 7:00 p.m., Holy Apostles Parish St. Albert the Great, 3198 Schieck St. Pittsburgh, PA 15227. Hosted by The Friends of the Baldwin Borough Public Library. Tickets are $30 and include an Elvis themed dinner, beer, dessert and a live show! Feel free to BYOB! Tickets will not be sold at the door but can be purchased ahead of time at the library or online. Visit baldwinborolibrary.org/support-the-library/fundraisers for ticket information. There will be raffles, 50/50, pick of the table and a Chinese Auction, an Elvis Costume contest. Attendees are encouraged to come dressed. For more information, contact: Pam Calfo, Technology & Marketing Librarian, 412-885-2255 or email at: calfop@einetwork.net.

 

LIFESPAN, INC. CAR SHOW – 12-4:00 p.m., Olympia Shopping Center, 4313 Walnut Street, McKeesport, PA 15132. Entry Fee $5.00. DJ, Basket raffles, Bake sale, Stuff Pepper Dinner, Hot Dogs, Hamburgers.

50/50 Drawings and raffles announced at 3:15, must be present. Contact Jerry Stankovich 412-310-4656 or Michelle or Marcy 412-664-5434

 

‘APPLE FEST’ AND ‘LOG HOUSE DAYS’ - Greenock U.M. Church will host ‘Apple Fest’ and ‘Log House Days’ on Saturday, September 22 from 12:00 noon until 6:00 p.m.   The two events occur next to each other at the Greenock United Methodist Church located at 1213 Greenock Buena Vista Road in Elizabeth Township. Apple dumplings are still the biggest draw to the festival menu, which includes, kielbasa, haluski, BBQ, chicken and pork, side dishes, baked goodspasta salad and homemade apple treats. Children’s activities will include games for kids, Bouncy House, face painting and story time. Live folk music will also be performed to entertain the crowd. The 8th PA. Regiment of the Continental Line will pitch their tents at the adjacent Greenock Log House site to provide hands-on experience with living history from 10:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. Log house tours will be given to showcase recent improvement efforts by the Elizabeth Township Historical Society.

SPENCER FAMILY YMCA ‘FALL FAMILY PICNIC’ - Maryland Grove in South Park, from 3:00 p.m. until 6:00 p.m. Learn about our ‘Y Guides’ and ‘Y Princess’ programs and enjoy food, games and fun! No reservation necessary. If you have questions please call Andy Pricener at 412-347-3522 or e-mail to spencerprincesses@ymcapgh.org

 

SEPTEMBER 23

CLASSIC CAR SHOW – Registration 12:00 p.m.-2:00 p.m., car show until 4:00 p.m., St. John Byzantine Catholic Church, 185 E. Main Street, Uniontown, PA. Rain or shine. Registration fee of $10.00 and the first 150 cars will receive dash plaques and gifts. The first 150 cars receive Dash Plaques and over 25 trophies, including one large trophy-Father Ron’s Favorite , will be awarded. Arnie Amber, Oldies DJ, 50/50 drawing contest, Byzantine Auction,and food will be featured. A golf cart shuttle will be available. Delicious foods, sandwiches, soups, halushki, baked goods, and more. Contact info: 724-438-6027 (leave message). Proceeds will benefit the St. John the Baptist Byzantine Church Maintenance Fund.

 

MATTRESS SALE FOR RINGGOLD BAND – 11:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m., Ringgold High School gym. Great beds at great prices. Visit an entire mattress store in the High School: Simmons Beautyrest, Restonic and Southerland Beds all at 30-60% Off, delivery available. Also offering a variety of pillows. Ask one of the students for a flyer to get your free set of sheets with any Mattress Set over $399 or more! Financing offered with no credit check.

 

BINGO - Doors open 12p.m., Early Birds 1 p.m., Monongahela Fire Dept Social Hall..$20 admission. For more info call 724-258-6871.

 

 

SEPTEMBER 24

PETERS CREEK HISTORICAL SOCIETY – 7:30 p.m., social room of Wrights United Methodist Church, 788 Venetia Road, Venetia. Speaker Ben Demchak, archeologist with an MA in North American History and member of the Peters Creek Historical Society will focus on the study of cemeteries, their placement and how they relate to regulated areas like the Waters of the United States. The public is welcome and refreshments will be served. For additional information about the society go to: www.peterscreekhistoricalsociety.org

 

GOLF OUTING - Registration starts at 8:00 a.m. , Putting contest starts at 8:30 a.m., Tee Off at 10:00 a.m. Cedar Brook Golf Gold Course, 215 State Route 51, Belle Vernon, PA. Hosted by Pleasant Hills Rotary.

Drink and hot dog at turn, dinner immediately following golf, Hole in one car provided by Benson Lincoln. $95.00 per person with 100% of profits benefiting Pleasant Hills charities and projects. For more information contact Robert Weiss (412) 551-6015

 

JEFFERSON HILLS DEMOCRATIC COMMITTEE – 7-9:00 p.m., large meeting room next to the library at the Jefferson Hills Borough Building. Plans for the October 22, 2018 "Campaigning for Local Office" program will be finalized. Both the September 24th meeting and the October 22nd program are open to the public.   For information on our activities, visit our website at www.jeffersonhillsdemocrats.com.

 

 

SEPTEMBER 25

AFTERNOON BINGO - 1:00 PM at Center on the Hill, 100 Summit Road, Belle Vernon, PA 15012. Admission is $7 and includes 12 regular games. Additional cards are $3. Specials are sold seperately and are $1 a piece. There will be food available for purchase. FMI call 724-930-8512

 

CLOTHES 4-U – 9:00 a.m. – noon, The First United Methodist Church, 200 State Street, Belle Vernon will be open to the public. 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.

 

 

SEPTEMBER 26

MONONGAHELA AREA HISTORICAL SOCIETY (MAHS) – 7:00 p.m., First Presbyterian Church, 608 Chess Street, Monongahela, PA 15063, but in a different room. We will now enter the building from the 6th Street entrance into the Chapel, our new meeting location. Speaker will be Mary Pat Swauger representing the Oliver Miller Homestead. Mary Pat's presentation will overview the Whiskey Rebellion and center in on the role of the Miller brothers. This should be of particular interest because many of the key events occurred in Monongahela proper as well as in the immediate Monongahela Area.

 

ANTIQUE DISCOVERY DAY – 7:00 p.m., Community Rooms of the Jefferson Hills Municipal Center, 925 Old Clairton Rd. Hosted by West Jefferson Hills Historical Society. Appraisers will provide information about and informal appraisals of antiques brought to the event by those in attendance. Each attendee may bring one or two items for informal appraisal. Items will be appraised in the order in which they appear on the sign-in sheet. Get on the list early to receive a more in-depth appraisal of an item by sending a photograph and/or description of the item along with your name to wjhhs15025@gmail.com by September 19, 2018.

 

CLAIRTON AARP MEETING - Wilson Presbyterian Church at 400 N. 4th Street, Clairton. Coffee and donuts are served at 9:30 am followed by a brief business meeting. Local singing artist, Carol McHenry, is the entertainment. Lunch is offered for a small fee of $3/members and $4/non-members.

 

 

SEPTEMBER 27

PLEASANT HILLS DEMOCRATS - 7:00 p.m., community room of the Pleasant Hills Municipal Building. The meeting is open to the public.

 

SEPTEMBER 29

HIGH END JEWELRY/PURSE/CASH BASH – Doors open 2:00 p.m., Hugo’s Restaurant, 687 National Pike W, Brownsville, PA 15417. Fundraiser for Bentleyville Public Library. $30 donation, each ticket has two numbers and every 15 minutes there will be a drawling for a high end prize and with every 5 minutes a drawling for a bonus prize from the bonus table. You do not have to be present to win except for the bonus prizes. Dinner buffet and drinks are included, you must have a ticket for entry. Contact the Library for more info: 724-239-5122

 

FALL FESTIVAL – 9:00 a.m. – 2:00 p.m., Jefferson United Presbyterian Church, 716 Gill Hall Road, Jefferson Hills, PA 412-653-4797. Rain or Shine. Indoor Flea market; lunch available

 

INDOOR FLEA MARKET – September 29 from 8am to 2 pm. V.F.W. Post 1409 in Black Diamond (Monongahela). Tables can be reserved for $5. Call Pam at 724-557-0086

 

FALL FESTIVAL IN THE PARK - 10:00 a.m. – 6:00 p.m., Palmer Park in Donora. There will be vendors, food, bands, hayrides & pumpkin painting for the kids. The event is rain or shine and free to the public.

 

CHILI DINNER – 4:30 -7:00 p.m., Jefferson United Methodist Church, 310 Gill Hall Road, Jefferson Hills, PA 15025. Meal includes: Bowl of Chili, Side of HOMEMADE Mashed Potatoes, Choice of Corn Bread or Roll, Dessert, Drink. Note:   There will be two Chili options from which to choose: beef or turkey. Children’s meal includes: Hot Dog, Mac ‘n Cheese,     HOMEMADE Dessert & Drink. $8.00 for Adults, $4.00 for Children, Eat In & Take Out available. Containers of Chili will also be sold for take Out @ the door. ($ 5.00/pint; $10.00/Quart) Hosted by Funding for Outreach Ministries Committee. For more info: 412-653-3222.

CARD PARTY – 10:30 a.m. – 3:00 p.m., South Hills Country Club. Hosted by The Southwestern Pennsylvania Registered Nurses Club, 19th annual. Proceeds are for the nursing scholarship fund. The club has awarded over $290,177 since 1962. You can play cards, silent bingo or just socialize. Admission is $40.00 which includes a hot lunch and door prizes.   Contact Betty at (412) 655-9420 for the luncheon tickets. No tickets will be sold at the door; all seats are reserved. Tickets for Chinese auction, 50/50 raffle, and a mystery box raffle will be sold at the event. The public is invited to attend. Valet parking.

 

QUILT SHOW – 10:00 a.m. – 3:00 p.m., Proverbs 31 Quilt Guild, First Christian Church, 512 Second Street, Brownsville, PA 15417. Many colorful quilts, table runners, throws and etc. will be displayed. There will be 2 raffles: queen size colorful snowball quilt pieced by Kathy Opel and an original watercolor painting by local artist Bernard Spada, Jr. Food items will be for sale.

 

CHILI COOK-OFF – 1-6:00 p.m., Rippels on the Creek, Features samples of 20 different Chili Vendors for the $5 Cost of Admission. Call 724-258-3824 for more information. Hosted by Monongahela Area Historical Society.

 

SEPTEMBER 30

VERNON BELLE’S FALL BUNCO PARTY – 1:00 p.m., Riverside Place Senior Center, 303 Chamber Plaza, Charleroi, PA 15022. Men, women and children (aged 12 and up) are cordially invited for an afternoon of Bunco, lunch and prizes. Donation: $10:00 pre-sale / $15.00 at the door. Please call 724-736-0354 for information and tickets

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