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HOLIDAY OPEN HOUSE - INDUSTRIAL FARMHOUSE LIVING – Friday, 10:00 a.m. – 6:00 p.m.; Saturday, 10:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m., 144 Main Street, New Eagle Pa 15067. Fun, Discounts, Refreshments. Specializing in unique one of a kind home decor from all over the globe.  A mix of new, used, and reproductions to accentuate your home or office. Also custom made furniture made to order. Industrial Farmhouse Living, A unique twist on today’s trends. 724-565-4447.



WHAT’S IT WORTH? APPRAISAL FAIR – 12-3:00 p.m., Monongahela Area Library. Curious about a family heirloom or garage sale find? Attend our “What’s It Worth? Appraisal Fair” with IFAA Certified Appraiser Kurt Shaw. A nationally recognized expert in art and antiques, Kurt Shaw is a regular guest appraiser on KDKA's "Pittsburgh's Hidden Treasures" television program. For 16 years, he was the Art Critic for the Pittsburgh Tribune-Review, and for 12 years, he owned and operated Shaw Galleries, an art and antique gallery on Liberty Avenue in Downtown Pittsburgh. $10 per item. $15 for two. (Limit 2 items/person) *No coins, stamps, or comic books will be considered. For more info, contact the library at 724-258-5409.


RISE UP & PRAISE II – 7:00 p.m., First Baptist Church of Monongahela, 601 W. Main Street, Monongahela, PA.  A night of praise and worship with the FBC praise team "River Rising" will also include music by "From The Top"  featuring Bill and Renee Teck and FBC youth praise team "Strong Current." Light refreshments will be served following the free concert.


BENEFIT FASHION SHOW LUNCHEON - Mt. Lebanon Council of republican women will hold their Annual Benefit Fashion show Luncheon on November 2 at 11:00 AM.  The event will be held at the South Hill Country Club. Cost is $40 for either Stuffed Pork chops or Cod English style. Proceeds will be used locally.  For reservations contact Dee Spahr 412-343-1055.


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 will be available to the public from 9:30 AM until 3:00 PM.  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.


ROSTRAVER SPORTSMEN ASSOCIATION WOMENS TRAP SHOOTS – 9:30 a.m., 539 Cedar Creek Rd. in Belle Vernon. PA. All women are welcome to participate. For more information call 412-779-1250.


PORK CHOP DINNER – 4-7:00 p.m., Gary's Chuckwagon, 109 Second Street, West Newton. Sponsored by First United Methodist Church of West Newton. Tickets are $12 and can be purchased at Gary's Restaurant or by calling (724) 872-3551.  Take-out is available.



BOOK SALE – Huge Book Sale at JK Tener Library in Charleroi, PA. Tons of books to keep you warm all winter. Over 15,000 items including books, audio, music, and movies. Most items .25 or .50. Special priced items also available. Nov 2, 9-4; Nov. 3: 10-4; Nov 4&5 12-6.



DONUT SALE - St. Damien of Molokai Parish offering their delicious homemade cake donuts for sale, at Madonna School Cafeteria, Monongahela, PA. Saturday 8:30 a.m. until 3:00 p.m.; Sunday 9:00 a.m. until noon or sold out. $9.00 per dozen. 


FESTIVAL OF AMERICAN ARTS & CRAFTS – 10:00 a.m. – 4:30 p.m., Ramada Inn, Uniontown PA (formerly the Park Inn.)  'Tis the most wonderful time of the year, begin your holiday shopping at the 23rd Annual Festival of American Arts & Crafts show. A perfect time to purchase unique items for yourself, your home, and for those on your holiday gift list. Featuring 90-100 vendors from the tri-state area.  Free door prizes will be awarded each hour. Admission is $3.00; children 12 and under are free. For more information call 724-880-0881.


MON VALLEY ACADEMY FOR THE ARTS FINAL 2019 CONCERT - Concert is 4:00-7:00PM with doors open at 3:00. Charleroi Area High School Auditorium, 100 Fecsen Dr., Charleroi, PA. “Night at the Coaches.” Sponsored by the EQT Foundation and Frick Tri-County FCU. Featuring the 17 piece Twin Coaches Jr. Stage Band, Charleroi Cougar Drumline and the Joe Campus Legacy Band. The Stage Band members range from 7th to 12th grade from six local school districts. Tickets are $10.00 for adults and $5.00 for 18 and under. Ticket outlets are Susan Jo’s Salon and Vitale Insurance of Charleroi, Jazzy Boutique of Belle Vernon and by contacting: / MVAA 724-309-0249



MVH LADIES NIGHT OUT – 5:30 – 7:30 p.m., Marilyn’s On Main in Uniontown.  Hosted by MVH Breast Care Center. Meet Natalie Furgiuele, M.D., F.A.C.S., breast surgeon and director of Monongahela Valley Hospital’s (MVH) Breast Care Center. Enjoy appetizers and a beverage at this free event while Dr. Furgiuele discusses what you need to know about breast cancer. Seating is limited and registration is required. To register, call 724-258-1333.



ELECTION DAY SOUP & SANDWICHES - First United Methodist Church will be delivering soup & sandwiches to local businesses. A member of the church will be coming around to distribute sign up sheets. If interested please contact the church office at 724-258-7054


ELECTION DAY SPAGHETTI DINNER – 12-7:00 p.m., Mingo Presbyterian Church, Located south of Finleyville at the intersection of Rte 88 and Mingo Church Road. Dinner includes:  Spaghetti with meat sauce, salad, Italian bread, drink and choice of dessert. Adults - $10.00, Children 12 and under $7.00, Take outs available. May call ahead day of dinner - 724-348-5278


ELECTION DAY LUNCHEON – 11:00 a.m. – 1:30 p.m., First Church of God, 157 N. Second Street, West Newton PA. 15089. Soup, Sandwiches, salads, desserts, drinks. Take Out Available, Handicapped Accessible. For more info: 724-872-7467


ELECTION DAY SPAGHETTI DINNER - 11:00 a.m.- 6:30 p.m. Cokeburg Presbyterian Church 104 Washington St. Dinner includes: Spaghetti meatballs, bread, salad, dessert (coffee/tea/orange drink eat-in only) chinese auction cost $10.00 adult and $5.00 child 



WOMEN’S CLUB OF JEFFERSON HILLS – 7:30 p.m., Jefferson Hills Municipal Building, Old Clairton Road. 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.  


DONATION DAY DRIVE – 4-7:00 p.m., Goodwill of SWPA on Finley Road in Belle Vernon. Held by Belle Vernon Public Library Items brought to the store during that time will earn money for the library as well as helping Goodwill. Clothing, shoes, and housewares are all welcome donations. Items will also be accepted at the library during library hours on the Monday and Tuesday leading up to the drive. The library, located at 505 Speer St., is open from 10 a.m. to 7:30 p.m. For more info, call 724-929-6642.



FRIDAY NIGHT PRAISE – 7:00 p.m., First United Methodist Church located at 430 West Main Street in Monongahela. Come and join us for a Call 724-258-7054 for more information. All are welcome.



QUILT SHOW – 10:00 a.m., 10 am - 4 pm, Church of the Covenant, 267 East Beau Street, in Washington, PA. Biannual show held by Martha Washington Quilt Guild.  Almost 200 entries featuring a variety of quilt styles and techniques will be exhibited, along with vendors, demos, our raffle quilt, Chinese Auction and much more. Lunch will be served by the Presbyterian Women. For additional information, visit our websight at, call Melanie at 412-983-3986, or email us at


JEWELRY SALE - Fri, Nov 8, 1-7:00 p.m., and Sat, Nov 9, 11:00 a.m. 6:00 p.m., South Park Community Center, 2675 Brownsville Road, South Park, PA, 15129 (Behind the South Park Library).  Gently Used Costume Jewelry has been donated in order to fund needed items for our deployed troops and displaced veterans. All Items are priced $1.00 - $5.00. Quantity and quality of jewelry is unbelievable!   Over 50,000 items. 100% of our fundraising goes to help our deployed troops and displaced veterans.

 Y108 Radio will be there for several hours each day! For more information, Kathie Gasior:    


GRAND THEATRE'S ANNUAL STOOGEFEST - Friday & Saturday November 8-9, 7pm (Different Shorts shown each night). Grand Theatre, 207 S 2nd Ave, Elizabeth, PA 15037. Featuring your favorite Three Stooges shorts on the big screen. All tickets $6. Call the Grand Theatre for more info at 412-384-0504



PITTSBURGH GEM SHOW – Crown Plaza Hotel on Fort Couch Rd near South Hills Village Mall.

Thousands of rocks, minerals, fossils and crystals ranging from tumbled stones costing $1 up to museum quality specimens of Amethyst, Citrine, Quartz, and Petrified Wood. Sterling Silver Gemstone Jewelry and Natural Stone Jewelry in classic, contemporary to artistic designs at great prices. A wide assortment of fossils, crystals, and minerals will also be available. They range from $5 to $500 and were collected world over from Andean mountaintops (that were once part of a sea bed) to pits dug in the Sahara Desert to Madagascar to Brazil and even Eastern Pennsylvania. For more info visit:



OLDIES DANCE – 7-11:00 p.m., White Oak American Legion Post #701, 2813 Capital St. in White Oak. PA.  Admission is still only $5 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.


VETERANS DAY PARADE – 2:00 p.m., McKean Ave and Fallowfield Ave, Charleroi, PA.  As well as celebrating our Veterans we will be celebrating Charleroi American Legion Post 22 100th Anniversary. The parade route will be from 2nd to 9th street on both McKean Ave and Fallowfield Ave.


FREE TURKEY DINNER - 3:00 p.m. to 6:30 p.m., New Beginnings Church of God of Prophecy, 411 4th Ave., New Eagle, PA. Eat-in only. Donations are appreciated. Sharing God's Love by inviting the community to enjoy a Thanksgiving meal.

JOY OF CHRISTMAS CRAFT SHOW & VENDOR FAIR – 9:00 a.m. – 3:00 p.m., Hillcrest Christian Academy’s 16th Annual. South Hills Assembly featuring dozens of crafters and vendors, bake sale, Christmas café and ticket auction. For more information call the school at 412-854-4040 or visit


ROAST BEEF DINNER – 4-7:00 p.m., Elizabeth UM Church. Adults $10.00, Child $6.00. Dinner includes: Roast Beef, Mashed Potatoes & Gravy, Green Beans, Coleslaw, Applesauce, Rolls & Butter, Beverage and Homemade Desserts. Takeout available – (412)-384-7050


SOUTH HILLS FRIENDS OF THE MONTOUR TRAIL MONTHLY WORK PARTY - 2nd Saturday of the month, volunteers will meet at the Brownsville Extension parking area (trail MP 37.5) at 9:00 AM.  The November project has not yet been determined. Interested volunteers should contact after November 6 for more information.


SOUP, SANDWICH, AND BAKE SALE – 11:00 a.m. – 1:00 p.m., Community of Christ,  100 Johnson Hollow Rd., Fayette City, PA 15438. Take outs available.


VENDOR/CRAFT SHOW – 9:00 a.m. – 3:00 p.m., The Church of St. John the Baptist, 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.


SPAGHETTI & MEATBALL DINNER -3-6:30 p.m.,  First United Methodist Church, 430 West Main Street, Monongahela, PA. Incudes bread, salad bar, dessert, and beverage. Adults: $10 each – Children under 10: $6 each.


MEATLOAF DINNER – 4-7:00 p.m., Jefferson United Presbyterian Church, 716 Gill Hall Road, Jefferson Hills.  Meatloaf, scalloped potatoes, veggies, rolls, desserts, drinks. $9 for adults; $5 for kids 5 - 12; kids under 5 are free.  Handicap accessible. Eat in or take out. 412-653-4797.


HAM DINNER – 4-7:00 p.m., Grace United Methodist Church, 420 California Drive, Coal Center, PA 15423. Family Style: includes ham, baked potato, applesauce, cole slaw, green beans, rolls & butter, beverage, and dessert. Adult: $12, Children (3 to 10): $6, Under 3 yrs: Free. For more info 724-330-5350 or visit


CRAFT AND VENDOR SHOW - 10:00 AM – 3:00 PM at St. Benedict the Abbot Church in Peters Township.  The event will take place in the Pope Benedict Activity Center where there will be 35 vendors.   There will also be hot food available for purchase including pierogi’s! St. Benedict the Abbot Church is located at 120 Abington Drive, McMurray, PA 15317.  For additional information call 724-941-9406.


RUMMAGE-RECYCLING SALE – 8:00 a.m. – 2:00 p.m., (closed 12-12:30 for lunch), Recreation Center and Fellowship Hall, Westminster Presbyterian Church, 2040 Washington Road, Pittsburgh, PA, 15241. Bag sale and half price sale starts at 12:30 p.m. There will be a boutique for better items. All proceeds benefit mission projects. For more info, 412-831-5704.


FALL BAZAAR – 10:00 a.m. – 2:00 p.m., First United Methodist Church, 200 State Street, Belle Vernon, PA. Held by the United Methodist Women. Lunch will be available consisting of soup, sandwiches, dessert.  Other items are an Avon sale, kitchen knife sale, bake sale, with "Trash and Treasures" in the house next to the church. 


HOLIDAY CRAFT SHOW  – 10:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m., Caste Village Commons [Inside Mall] 5301 Grove Road, Pittsburgh, PA  15236. Fundraiser for Whitehall Public Library.



Broad Ave, Belle Vernon, PA 15012. A documentary is being done on the historical iconic Coyle theater (built - 1891 in Charleroi , PA.) We want to hear your story/stories, experience/s you had with family, friends, neighbors, dates, and etc. Coffee and a special Coyle theater cheese cake from the Cheese Cake Fairy a Mon Valley local business owner. All ages welcome! For more info: or  (724) 331-3654. All proceeds will be donated to the Charleroi Historical Society and John K. Tener Library.



DRAMATIC READING: DR. MARTIN LUTHER KING JR’S RIVERSIDE SPEECH – 7:00 p.m., Warren United Methodist Church, 2606 Centre Avenue, Pittsburgh PA 15219. Pittsburgh’s renowned actor Wali Jamal will read Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.’s Beyond Vietnam speech on Armistice Day. The Pittsburgh chapter of the Women’s International League for Peace and Freedom and twelve community groups are co-sponsoring the dramatic reading of the speech delivered by Dr. King in 1967 at Riverside Church, linking war, racism, and poverty. This will be followed by a brief all-participant discussion, “How can we use MLK’s insights in the work we are doing?” and refreshments. All are welcome. Free, but donations accepted.

FUN WITH GOURDS DEMO -PLEASANT HILLS GARDEN CLUB – 12:30 p.m, Community Room at the Pleasant Hills Borough Building, 410 Bruceton Road in Pleasant Hills. Program presented by Louise Humphrey. The PHGC always welcomes new members and non-members are welcome to attend. Also member dues for 2020 are being collected at the meeting in November.


VETERANS’ DAY PROGRAM – 9:00 a.m., Sanctuary of South Hills Assembly. Presented by Hillcrest Christian Academy. Our children will celebrate those who have served our country in its endless preservation of American freedom. Invite your friends and relatives to see this stirring musical tribute to all our armed forces, and especially any veterans you know so that we may recognize and thank them for their service!


SOCK IT TO A VET DAY - Good Ol’ Days House located at 914 Broad Avenue in North Belle Vernon. In an effort to show our sincere appreciation to all who have served this great country and those on active duty – we will be holding our 5th Annual “Sock it to a Vet” Day. New sock donations will be distributed to the Veteran’s Homeless Shelter (The Patriot Center) in Washington PA. Refreshments will be served to all who visit with new socks for both men and women.


VETERANS DAY MEMORIAL SERVICE – 12:00 p.m., South Park nursing war memorials,  Corrigan Drive, South Park, PA. Held by the Southwestern Pennsylvania Registered Nurses Club. All military nurses will be remembered with a wreath placed at the nurses monuments.  Assisting in the program will be the South Park VFW 6664. Local dignitaries include Rev. Jon Brzek, St. Joan of Arc and retired USN Command Chaplin; Clarence Hopson, Deputy Director of Recreation for County Parks and Sue Means, Allegheny County Council.   The public is welcome.  



CHARLEROI-MONONGAHELA LODGE #337 FREE AND ACCEPTED MASONS - will hold their regular stated meeting on at 7:30 p.m., in the Masonic Hall located at 100 2nd St. in Monongahela, Pa, Program for this meeting to be announced. For more information call 724-809-9742


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 South Hills Friends would like to thank the many people who donated to our annual Penny Day fundraiser on Saturday, October 5.


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


ROSTRAVER HISTORICAL SOCIETY LOOKS AT MON VALLEY SPORTS ICONS – 6:30 p.m., Old Concord School House 800 Fellsburg Road Belle Vernon, PA.  The general public is invited to an evening of reliving memories of past Mon Valley Sports Icons including Baltimore Colts’ Bert Rechichar, “Big Daddy” Jim Weir, Duquesne University’s Willie “the Whip” Ross, Cal U’s Vinnie Graham, Michigan Wolverines Scott McCullough, Notre Dames Jason Murray, Cleveland Browns Bill Contz, and Pitts’ Marlon McIntyre. These are just some of the great athletes that will be featured in a sports presentation by Mid Mon Valley All Sports Hall of Fame general chairman Steve Russell, retired Belle Vernon Area High School superintendent.


CLOTHES 4-U – 9:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m., 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.    



DINNER FOR A DOLLAR - 5:00-7:00 p.m., Community of Christ, 3472 South Park Road, Bethel Park PA 15102. (We are located between Drake Road and Sunset Dr.) Enjoy a spaghetti dinner, and help your budget too.  We will be serving delicious spaghetti, mouth-watering bread and rolls, fresh garden salad, and luscious desserts. We accept donations of $1. per person or $3 per family. This is humbly accepted, but not required.  No reservations needed. No take out will be available. If you have any questions or would like to volunteer, call Debbie @ 412-833-6357. All future dinners are held the second Thursday of each month except July and December. We are now accepting used eyeglasses and cases to help those in need.



FISH FRY – 10:30 a.m. – 6:00 p.m., Saint Katharine Drexel Parish, Drexel Hall, 208 Abromatis Street, Bentleyville, PA 15314. Serving full menu including: fried fish sandwiches, fried fish, baked fish and crab cake dinners and all the accompanying side dishes including: homemade pierogi’s, mac & cheese, stewed tomatoes, French fries, green beans, coleslaw and applesauce! To Place Takeout Orders, please call: 724-209-1370, ext. 424


MON VALLEY YMCA HOLIDAY LUNCHEON – 12:30 p.m., Tree House Restaurant, Board Avenue, Belle Vernon, PA. Buffet: Chicken Marsala, English Crusted Cod, Mashed potatoes, Vegetable medley,  Salad and rolls, Dessert. Iced tea and coffee, Spiked punch. $35 per person. Door prizes and raffles! RSVP by November 8



FALL HARVEST OLDIES DANCE – 7-11:00 p.m., Home Economics Building in South Park. ( behind the County Police Station). Sponsored by The Friends of South Park, the County Park. Cost $30.00 per person and includes a full catered dinner by our famous caterer: Cyd West!   BYOB even beer please. For tickets, contact Madam Chairperson, Sharon Adams @ or call her at 412 897-2403 to reserve your tickets. You may send your check made payable to : The Friends of South Park, and your tickets will be mailed to you. Send to: Sharon Adams, 6528 Ventura Drive, Pgh Pa 15236. You can always use our paypal by going to to purchase your tickets. Our DJ's will be Candy and Mike from WEDO radio station


ROSTRAVER SPORTSMEN ASSOCIATION WOMENS TRAP SHOOTS – 9:30 a.m., 539 Cedar Creek Rd. in Belle Vernon. PA. All women are welcome to participate. For more information call 412-779-1250.


THANKSGIVING BINGO - 5:00 p.m. -8:00 p.m., V.F.W. Post 803, 911 N. State St., Clairton, PA, 15025. 10 regular games, 4 specials and a jackpot. $20.00 presale and $25.00 at the door. Contact 412-233-6218 for information or tickets.  Come out enjoy the evening and help support our Veterans


NORTH BELLE VERNON LITE UP NIGHT – 6:00 p.m., NBV Community Bank Park. Hosted by the North Belle Vernon Recreation Commission. The St. Sebastian Student Choir will be entertaining guests with Christmas Carols while the Recreation Commission will Be handing out free hot dogs and hot chocolate for all till it’s gone! Rain or shine all are welcome to attend. Any questions please contact RJ Sokol 724-929-2749


HOLLY DAYS CHRISTMAS CRAFT SHOW – 10:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m., Two buildings of crafters (37) at Claysville Community Center, 212 Main St., Claysville, PA 15323 and American Legion Hall, 208 Main St., Claysville, PA. $10 Buffet Lunch served 11 am to 3 pm - All homemade dishes and desserts

Free Door Prize ticket to all attendees  - Many Raffles and Bake Sale. All proceeds benefit The Claysviille Community Center - For info call: Gerri Claus (724) 663-5019 or Check us out on Facebook



GOLDEN TRIANGLE DECORATIVE PAINTERS - Finleyville I.O.O.F. Hall, 3684 Finleyville-Elrama Road, Finleyville, PA. Cristmas party with lunch, painting make it take it’s, and fun for all is planned. For more information on classes, visit us at or call Cindie at 724-222-7449.



ROSTRAVER SPORTSMEN ASSOCIATION - 7:30 p.m., 539 Cedar Creek Rd., Belle Vernon, PA. Monthly meeting. All members are encouraged to attend, Applications are now being accepted for membership from both men and women. For more information call 724-984-6611.


SOUTH PARK WOMEN'S CLUB  - 7:00 p.m., South Park Township Community Center  Bldg. Guest speaker for the evening is Stephanie Ewing, a popular craft artist of "Stephanie's Creations".  She will demonstrate use of Deco mesh to make a variety of holiday decorations. Any lady, living in and around South Park Township, wishing to join SPWC are welcome to the community center that evening.  Meetings are held third Monday in September, October, November, January February March and April. In December, the club has a special Christmas luncheon. May is installation of new officers at a luncheon, which also signals end of meetings for the summer. Bring a friend, neighbor, family member that night.



SOUTHWESTERN PENNSYLVANIA REGISTERED NURSES CLUB – 9:30 a.m., Hamilton Presbyterian Church, 4500 Hamilton Road in Bethel Park, Pa.  Speaker is David von Hofen. His topic is "Update on Parkinson's Disease." All registered nurses are welcome.   Contact Linda at (412) 882-6114 for more information.



THE RETIRED MEN’S LUNCHEON GROUP – 12:00 p.m., Pleasant Hills Presbyterian Church, 199 Old Clairton Road, Pleasant Hills, PA. Following lunch the Thomas Jefferson High School acappella choir will perform seasonal songs under the direction of Julia Lucia. Cost is $8, payable at the door. Please reserve your lunch by calling the church office at 412-655-2000, option 0. We are a non-denominational group.


NOVEMBER 21 - 24

ELF THE MUSICAL, JR. - Show dates Fri, Nov 22 at 7:30 p.m., Sat Nov 23 at 2 p.m. and 6 p.m., Sun Nov 24 at 2 p.m. Based on the beloved holiday film, this hilarious fish-out-of-water comedy follows Buddy the Elf in his quest to find his true identity. Presented by Mon River Arts Youth Theatre.  Grand Theatre, 207 S 2nd Ave, Elizabeth, PA 15037. Tickets $8 in advance, $10 at the door. Order online at or call 412-405-8425. Special Pay What You Can Night Thur Nov 21 at 7:30pm. Directed by Lorraine Mszanski.


FASHION SHOW WITH WHISKEY PAIRING AND SMALL PLATE FOOD ITEMS - The Monongahela Area Historical Society is presenting “Monongahela 250 Years of Fashion: A Liquid Journey Through our City's Early Years.”  Friday, November 22 from 6 p.m. - 8 p.m. This event will be held at Rippel's on the Creek, located at 807 Dry Run Road in Monongahela. The event is a combination of a fashion show (of interest to men and women) that takes participants back in time, seeing fashion items from throughout Monongahela's history.  As they watch, guests will sample whiskey selections paired with small plate food items. Tickets are $30 and are available by calling 724-258-2377, or purchase online at:



SPAGHETTI LUNCH & DINNER, ‘A HEART FOR CLINT’ – 12-2:00 p.m., and 3-7:00 p.m., Elizabeth United Methodist Church at 317 South Second Avenue in Elizabeth, PA 15037.Hosted by friends and family of Clinton Balzevich. Balzevich is a husband, father and pastor in Elizabeth, PA. He is in need of a heart transplant. Tickets are available in advance at Barton’s Flowers & Bake Shop, Inc in Elizabeth and at the door. The tickets are $10.00 for age 13 to adult, $5.00 for age 6 to 12, and 5 and under are free. The dinner includes spaghetti, bread, salad, drink and dessert. Take-out is available. There will also be a 50/50 raffle, chinese auction and bake sale.


OLDIES DANCE BASH – 5-10:00 p.m., Library Fire Hall, South Park, PA. Hosted by South Park Historical Society. D.J. Tim Harris will be playing your favorite hits from the 50s, 60s, 70s and 80s. Ticket will not only includes a night of nostalgic fun, it comes with two chances to win $250 or $500 cash every half hour. If you don’t luck out with those cash prizes, you can try your luck at a 50-50 raffle or participate in a Chinese Auction with prizes valued at a minimum of $100. Cyd West Comfort Catering, delicious buffet and beer, but you are also welcome to bring your own drinks and snacks. You can get yours for just $35 by calling Joan Lane at 412-835-0946. Please call before November 16.


FALL FASHION AND VENDOR FAIR - 10:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. inside the Home Economics Building located at 2050 Buffalo Drive, South Park Township.  Besides local vendors selling fashions, accessories, beauty products, books, toys and edible delights, activities include fashion shows throughout the day, caricature drawings, chair massages and henna tattoo designs. The Burgh Bites Food Truck will also be on-site selling their mouth-watering and delicious food.   The event is free to the general public, but tickets are required and available on Eventbrite. Additional information is available at 412-294-9755 or via email at  (*Note and not


OLDIES DANCE – 7-11:00 p.m., White Oak American Legion Post #701, 2813 Capital St. in White Oak. PA.  Admission is still only $5 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.



ROSTRAVER TOWNSHIP CHRISTMAS CELEBRATION – 6:00 p.m., rain or shine,  John DiVirgilio Sports Complex, 150 Recreation Drive, Rostraver Township. Hosted by Rostraver Lions Clubs in partnership with the Rostraver Township Board of Commissioners. Outdoor event will include a fire truck parade, bonfire, visit with Santa, treat bags, arts and crafts, hot chocolate for the children,  hot dogs complements of the Rostraver Township Board of Commissioners, and a Toys for Tots collection box.  



MVH ANNUAL LIGHT-UP NIGHT - 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.


PCHS HOLIDAY SOCIAL EVENT - Peters Creek Historical Society invites members and guests to a ‘Holiday Social Event’, on Monday November 25 at 6:00 pm, in the social room of Wrights United Methodist Church, 788 Venetia Road, Venetia.  Covered dishes and hors d'oeuvres brought by members will be served. For additional information visit the website:; or call 724-746-3203 or 724-348-6406.  



INTERFAITH THANKSGIVING SERVICE – 7-8:00 p.m., Bower Hill Community Church, 70 Moffett Street, 15243. Fifty-three years ago, leaders of four faiths came together to begin the Interfaith Thanksgiving Service. Decades later, we recognize the importance - now more than ever - of joining people from all different backgrounds and walks of life in one space for a peaceful service. We invite our South Hills neighbors near and far to come together in gratitude and unity. This year’s event will be held at Bower Hill Community Church. All are welcome! Contributions of non-perishable food items benefit the SHIM food bank. Learn more at


CLOTHES 4-U – 9:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m., 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.    



THANKSGIVING DINNER – 12:00 p.m., St. Francis' Finley Hall. The Finleyville Interfaith Council of Churches is hosting a Thanksgiving Dinner for the Finleyville Community. This complete meal is free of charge, and all area residents are welcome.  Whether you are in need of a hot meal or just don't want to eat alone, come and give thanks to God for His many blessings. Take-out is available.


THANKSGIVING DINNER – 12-6:00 p.m., The Pittsburgh South Hills Elks 2213, 2789 South Park Rd., Bethel Park,  PA 15102. Serving Thanksgiving Dinner with all the trimmings. Reservations call: 412-831-0616



18TH ANNUAL MIRACLE ON MAIN STREET – 3-8:30 p.m., parade 5:15 p.m., Main Street, West Newton, PA. Includes a variety of activities such as Christmas organ recital and singers, a bell choir, performances from stage right, community Christmas tree lighting with Santa Claus, food vendors lining the streets, over 30 crafters and vendors for your holiday needs, music all evening long, our annual holiday 50/50, lottery tree and over 60 gifts and baskets to take a chance on. Check out our Facebook page at Downtown West Newton Inc. 


BRADFORD HOUSE SMALL BUSINESS SATURDAY – 11:00 a.m. – 3:00 p.m., free tours. Docents in period attire will tell the history of David Bradford and the Whiskey Rebellion. The house will be decorated for the holidays, in the style of the 18th century. The museum shop features unique gift items and the books of local historians, including signed copies of Enter, with Torches and Washington County Murder & Mayhem: Historic Crimes of Southwestern Pennsylvania by A. Parker Burroughs, Abandoned Tracks: The Underground Railroad in Washington County, Pennsylvania by W. Thomas Mainwaring and Born To Serve, The Major A. G. Happer Story and The Bloody Eleventh, A Regimental History, by Jim Douglas


ROSTRAVER SPORTSMEN ASSOCIATION WOMENS TRAP SHOOTS – 9:30 a.m., 539 Cedar Creek Rd. in Belle Vernon. PA. All women are welcome to participate. For more information call 412-779-1250.



FESTIVAL OF AMERICAN ARTS & CRAFTS – 10:00 a.m. – 4:30 p.m., Printscape Arena at Southpointe, Canonsburg, PA. 'Tis the most wonderful time of the year, see many of the area's best artists and craftsmen displaying their finest crafts at the 2nd Annual Festival of American Arts & Crafts show. A perfect time to purchase unique items for yourself, your home, and for those on your holiday gift list. Featuring 90-100 vendors from the tri-state area.  Free door prizes will be awarded each hour. Admission is $3.00; children 12 and under are free. For more information call 724-880-0881.


TREE LIGHTING CEREMONY AND HOLIDAY PARTY – 6:00 PM, Peters Township Library.  Come to the Peters Township Municipal Complex to see Santa arrive in his shiny red fire truck!  Enjoy the sounds of the season at the Tree Lighting ceremony, followed by a visit with Santa, a craft and refreshments in the library.  Get in the holiday spirit with family and friends at this wonderful holiday event. For additional information or questions, please call 724-942-5000.  




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