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Happenings & Events


ROSTRAVER TOWNSHIP EASTER CELEBRATION - The 4th Annual Rostraver Township Easter Celebration will be held (rain or shine) on Saturday, April 3, 2021 at 1:00 pm at 190 Recreation Drive, Rostraver Township. Easter Baskets will be spread out across the soccer field for children to collect full of treats and some will contain a golden egg redeemable for special prizes. Please be advised per CDC guidelines: safe distancing must be practiced, masks must be worn by all.


CRAFT SHOW - Seventy crafters and vendors will gather for the ‘Super Easter Show’ hosted by the Elizabeth Township Historical Society on Saturday, April 3.   The event will be held indoors at the McKeesport Palisades Events Center from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. on Saturday, April 3. There will also be a tent outside and a pull-up clothing boutique van. This family event will feature food vendors including Greek gyros, a bakery and German chocolates. Children will be able to greet the Easter Bunny and have their photos taken. Prize baskets and games will help to raise needed funds for the historical society which has had to cancel other events throughout the year due to the pandemic.

Admission is free for the craft and vendor show. Visitors are advised to wear their masks. COVID protocols will be enforced. McKeesport Palisades Events Center is located at 100 Fifth Ave. in McKeesport. Questions, may be submitted to Chris McGuire, event coordinator, at

APRIL 7 - 9

BOOK SALE -  Donora Public library will be holding a Book Sale Wednesday through Friday, April 7 – 9 from 11:30 am to 4:30 pm. Books are $5 a bag. Also for sale are videos, audio books, and CDs.


FREE CHICKEN & BISCUIT DINNER -New Beginnings Church of God of Prophecy, located at 411 4th Ave. in New Eagle, invites the community to enjoy a free Chicken & Biscuit Dinner on April 10 from 3:00 p.m. to 6:00 p.m.  This dinner is Drive-Thru and Take-Out only.  Please call 724-310-3533 to place your order.  Menu includes: chicken & biscuit with gravy, mashed potatoes, green beans, and dessert. (Donations are appreciated.)

STUFFED PORK CHOP FUNDRAISER - The West Newton Community Pool is having a Stuffed Pork Chop Fundraiser on April 10 at Gary's Chuckwagon Restaurant, located at N. Second St. in West Newton. The Fundraiser will be held from 4-7pm and is TAKE OUT ONLY. Dinner cost is $15 and includes stuffed pork chop, mashed potatoes, green beans, roll, salad and dessert. Purchase your tickets in advance as this dinner sells out quickly! Call Gary's Chuckwagon at 724-872-8920 or stop in for a ticket.


SOUTH HILLS COIN CLUB MEETING – The monthly meeting of the South Hills Coin Club will be held Tuesday evening April 13 at 7:30 PM at the Bethel Park municipal building located at 5100 West Library Avenue in Bethel Park. All members and the general public are invited. This month’s program will be on Bryan money. A 50/50 will be offered and children’s prizes to be awarded. Applications are now being accepted for membership. For more information call 724-984-6611.


COFFEE & CRAFTS - Mingo Creek Park, Henry House at 10:00 a.m. Join Washington County Parks Staff for crafts in Mingo Creek Park! We will be making dreamcatchers for the spring equinox. Participants are welcome to collect and bring specific yarns, twine, and/or items of significance to tie into this project. Hot beverages and snacks are provided. All ages are welcome. There is a $5 fee. Pre-registration required and can be made by calling the Washington County Department of Parks & Recreation at 724-228-6967. Mingo Creek County Park is located 12 miles East of Washington off of Route 136.

APRIL 16 - 18

VINTAGE TO VOGUE SPRING OPEN HOUSE – Come out and shop this upscale boutique combining retail and consignments, which include apparel, fashion accessories home decor and furniture. April 16 & 17, 10:00 am – 5:00 pm and April 18, 12:00 – 4:00 pm. 502 Valley Brook Rd, McMurray. 724-941-4040


OLDIES DANCE - A ‘Spring Fling Oldies Dance’ is being sponsored by the Carroll Township Volunteer Fire Company on Saturday April 17. The event will be held at the Carroll Township Social Center from 7:00 PM – 10:30 PM.  DJ is Ralph Trilli.  Tickets bought at the door will cost $15, but advanced tickets can be purchased for $10.  Food and beverages will also be available for purchase.  For more info and tickets call 724-379-5050.


CRAFT AND VENDOR SHOW - Hillcrest Christian Academy will be hosting the ‘Promise of Spring Craft and Vendor Show’ at South Hills Assembly in Bethel Park on April 17. Beginning at 9:00 AM, 60 vendors and crafters will be represented with a wide variety of great items to purchase. The event ends at 3:00 PM and includes a bake sale, a café, and a ticket auction.


JEWELRY AND BOOK SALE - The West Newton Library will be holding a Jewelry and ‘Fill a Bag’ book sale on April 24 from 9:00 am to 3:00 pm in the parking lot of the library. The books have all been wiped off with Clorox wipes and quarantined. Rain date for sale will be May 1. Book donations will be accepted up until one week before the sale. No jewelry donations until after the sale to save for next year. We ask that you social distance and all who attend wear masks. The West Newton Library is located at 124 N. Water Street in West Newton. Parking will be limited, consider using the WN Senior Center lot or the parking lot on the left past the library. Please contact the library with any questions at 724-633-0798.

ANNUAL CRAFT AND VENDOR SHOW - Port Vue United Methodist Church, Saturday, April 24 from 10:00am – 3:00pm. 20+ vendors, Bake sale, Lunch items.


PRESENTATION ON WILLIAM JENNINGS BRYAN - Peters Creek Historical Society Presentation will be hosting a presentation on William Jennings Bryan. Tom Uram, president of the Washington County Coin Club and the Pennsylvania Association of Numismatists, will be guest speaker at the Monday, April 26 meeting of the Peters Creek Historical Society. Meeting will begin at 7:30 pm at Wrights United Methodist Church, 788 Venetia Road, Venetia.  Learn about William Jennings Bryan, a Nebraska politician, three time nominee of the Democratic Party for president and his "Cross of Gold" speech that caused a major controversy over silver and gold issue of the day!


MARC'S ‘MUTT MARCH’ - (formerly Pooch Parade) will be held on Saturday, May 1. Come walk your pooch down Main Street! Sign up begins at the parking lot at 3rd and Railroad St in Monongahela at 10am. Parade starts at 11. Ends at Chess Park where there will be prizes, vendors, and a Basket Auction. $5 registration fee. For more info contact Corrina at 724-263-4101.

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