Across the South Hills – May 15

Published May 16, 2013 at 8:54 am (Updated May 16, 2013 at 8:54 am)

Bethel Park

The Bethel Park Recreation’s Farmers’ Market is now open every Tuesday through Oct. 1 in the Community Center parking lot, 5151 Park Ave. The market is open from 3-7 p.m. weekly.


The Canon-McMillan Drama Department will perform a series of eight student-directed one-act plays beginning at 7 p.m. May 23 in the high school auditorium.

Donations will be collected at the door to benefit St. Jude’s Children’s Research Hospital.

• Town Park Pool will open from noon-6 p.m. May 25, 26 and 27.

• Borough offices will be closed May 27 for Memorial Day.

Castle Shannon

Community Day will be held beginning at 2 p.m. May 26, concluding with fireworks at 9:30 p.m. There will be food, free concerts and family fun with children’s activities. The Pittsburgh Music Fest begins at 4 p.m., all in Hamilton Park. Park at the Castle Shannon Volunteer Fire Department lot on Route 88 and ride the free shuttle.

Cecil Township

Helping Hands for Cecil Parks is holding a clean-up from 9 a.m.-5 p.m. May 18 and 19, rain or shine. Cecil Park and three parklettes, Hendersonville, Lawrence and Southview will be cleaned as volunteers are available. Work planned is painting, planting, cleaning and clearing. A light lunch will be provided. Call 724-745-2227 to sign up.

Mt. Lebanon

The South Hills Memorial Day parade will begin in Brookline at 10 a.m. and end at the Mt. Lebanon Cemetery.

Mt. Lebanon will honor its veterans at 6 p.m. May 27 at the Veterans’ Memorial at the entrance to Mt. Lebanon Park. Former Pittsburgh Steeler Rocky Bleier will speak and Mt. Lebanon High School’s Triple Trio will perform. Boy Scouts from Troop 28 and Mt. Lebanon firefighters and veterans will place memorial wreaths on the memorial. There will be the playing of Taps, a flag raising and a 21-gun salute.

• Officials remind residents to call “911” to reach police. The number 412-531-5300 is no longer in service. For regular municipal business, call 412-343-3400 from 9 a.m.-5 p.m.

Peters Township

Compost is available to township residents only in Peterswood Park in the baseball field parking lot.


The Fourth Annual POWER of Southpointe’s Tapas & Tapping In will begin with check-in at 6 p.m. followed by the event May 23 at the Southpointe Hilton Garden Inn. Cost is $60 per person, or $30 for members. RSVP by May 16 to Registration must be completed online and reservations are limited.

Upper St. Clair

Moonstruck: Full Moon Hike will be held from 9-10 p.m. May 25 at the Outdoor Classroom in Boyce Mayview Park. The family-friendly event is $4 per person. Explore the sights and sounds of the forest at night and listen for owls, insects and other nocturnal noise-makers. The walk is on relatively flat trails, but appropriate clothing and footwear are recommended. To register, email Washington

Tanger Outlets is hosting its semi-annual Job Fair with participating stores from noon-7 p.m. May 23. Several stores will be recruiting for a variety of different positions that include management and sales associates that can be full/part time or seasonal. This opportunity provides job seekers with the ability to talk with recruiting managers, complete applications, or even be selected for ‘on the spot’ interviews. Participating stores will have tables located outside of their stores during the event time period.

Tanger Outlets is located off Racetrack Road in South Strabane Township.

comments powered by Disqus