Together Listings - Sept. 18
Used book sale
The Friends of the Scott Township Library will host its annual used book sale Sept. 26-29 at the Scott Park Community Room (above Scott Pool).
Used book pre-sale for members only, 6-8 p.m. Sept. 26. Membership can be purchased at the door.
Used book sale, open to the public, 11 a.m.-7 p.m. Friday; 10 a.m.-6 p.m. Saturday (Paper Bag Day-$3 per bag); and 11 a.m.-4 p.m. Sunday (paperbacks priced at $.50, hardbacks priced at $1 on this day).
Southwestern PA Registered Nurses Club will hold its fall card party at 10:30 a.m. Sept. 28. Admission is $25 and includes lunch and prizes. Auction and raffle tickets will be sold at the event. For tickets, call 412-655-9420. Proceeds benefit the nursing scholarship fund.
Giant Oaks Garden Club will meet at 11:15 a.m. Oct. 3 at St. David Anglican Church, Venetia. Doug Oster will speak on what to do with those bulbs. Cost for lunch and program is $7.
RSVP at 724-746-4664.
LAOH card party
The Ladies Ancient Order of Hibernians (LAOH) St. Anne Division 21 will hold its card party and luncheon noon-4 p.m. Oct. 5 at the Community Library of Castle Shannon.
Tickets are $15. Proceeds benefit various Pittsburgh charities.
To purchase tickets, call 412-341-2974 or email@example.com.
Square Dance lessons hosted by Friendly Squares with caller Brad Diebert are held 7-9 p.m. Tuesdays at Peace Lutheran Church, Carol Drive, McMurray.
Couples or singles welcome. Call Vera with questions at 724-941-5436.
MOPS (Mothers of Preschoolers) at The Bible Chapel, McMurray, offers twice-monthly meetings including childcare, support, guidance and fellowship, beginning Oct. 7. Registration is open. Visit www.biblechapel.org to register.
Ages 3-5 will learn about soccer, 11:45 a.m. Sept. 25-Nov. 4 at Westminster Presbyterian Church, Upper St. Clair.
Learning with Harmony Preschool, Canonsburg, is accepting applications for 3-5 year olds. Classes are held Tuesdays through Thursadays. For details, call 724-746-5393.
St. David’s Preschool, located on McMurray Road in Peters Township, has limited openings in morning and afternoon classes for ages 2-5. The Mother’s Day Out program is open Monday-Friday and morning and afternoon hours are available. Call 724-413-0490 or visit stdavidspt.org for more information.
• Rainbow Loom Club, K-fourth grade, 6 p.m. Thursdays, Sept. 19-Oct. 24. Bring your loom and bands.
• Predator Prevention-How to Keep Your Kids Safe, 7 p.m. Sept. 19.
• Birthday Club, K-third grade, 4:30 p.m. Sept. 20.
• Raising Funds while Raising Spirts with psychic medium Debbie Pakler, PhD., 10 a.m.-2 p.m. Sept. 21. Twenty minute sessions for $35.
• Fitness for the Whole Family, 1 p.m. Sept. 21.
• Photos and Memorabilia Class, 7 p.m. Sept. 24.
• Intro to Yoga, 7 p.m. Sept. 25. Register at 412-835-2207.
• Next In Line Bookclub, 7 p.m. Sept. 26, Oct. 24, Nov. 21, Dec. 19. Discover new series books. Ages 14 and up. Registration required.
• Public Relations Seminar, 10-11 a.m. Sept. 21. Free. Call to register.
• Family-friendly comedy, 2-3 p.m. Sept. 21 in the community room. “The Blunderous Buccaneers,” directed and performed by local teens, is appropriate for all ages.
• Acoustic Open Mic/Craft Beer Swap, 6:30-8:30 p.m. Sept. 22. Every other Sunday, through September. Sign-up for Open Mic begins at 6:15. Bring your favorite craft selections to share.
• The library will be closed Sept. 21.
• School Dayz celebration, all ages, 6 p.m. Sept. 25. Games, Chinese auction, crafts.
• Use email with Outlook.com, 10:15 a.m. Sept. 30, Oct. 2 and 4.
• Family Nights, 6:30 p.m. Thursdays. Storytime for all ages with crafts and games. Sept. 19 is Talk like a Pirate Day. Call or register at the library.
• Frayed Knots, stitchery group with tea and conversation, 6:30 p.m. Wednesdays.
• Crop Scrapbooking, 11th grade and up, 6 p.m. Sept. 30. Fee is $2.
• Candlemaking, 11th grade and up, 6 p.m. Oct. 7. Fee is $2.
• Five Secrets to Weight Loss with Dr. Frank Verri, 7 p.m. Sept. 26.
• Poetry Workshop for Beginners with Bernadette Ulsamer, 6:30 p.m. Thursdays, beginning Sept. 26.
• Books/Blocks Storytime, ages 2-5, 10:30 a.m. Sept. 30.
• Community Flute Choir, 7 p.m. Thursdays
• Good Debt vs Bad Debt, 7 p.m. Sept. 18.
• Folksong Charing, 6:30 p.m. Sept. 18.
• Carnegie Screenwriters Group, 10 a.m. Sept. 21.
• Sahaja meditation, 7:30 p.m. Sept. 23, 30.
• Scrabble Club, 1 p.m. Saturdays.
• Reader’s Theater, 12:30 p.m. Mondays. Performs for senior living facilities.
• Learn to take great photographs, 7 p.m. Sept. 18, 25; 9 a.m. Sept. 28; 7 p.m. Oct. 2. Cost is $75.
• Low-fat, plant-based cooking demo/sampling with Tracey Eakin, 6:30 p.m. Sept. 19. Cost is $25.
• College application essay prep, 7 p.m. Sept. 19, 26. Cost is $10.
• Teen Super Smash Bros. Tournament, 1 p.m. Sept. 21.
• Chinese language for grades 1-8, 5 p.m. Tuesdays, beginning Sept. 24.
• Western PA Mushroom Club, 6 p.m. Sept. 24.
• Basic Excel Spreadsheets-Part 2, 7 p.m. Sept. 24. Cost is $5.
• WWII discussion group, 11 a.m. Sept. 25.
• Mystery Book Club, 1 p.m. Sept. 25. Discuss “Long Gone” by Alafair Burke.
• Animal Fair, 11 a.m. Sept. 28. Bring a pet supply donation for a nonprofit shelter.
• Lego-Minecraft, ages 6-12, 3:30 p.m. Sept. 28.
• Emergency Family Preparedness, 10:30 a.m. Sept. 28.
• Chess Club, 5:30 p.m.-beginners, 6:45 p.m.-intermediate, Mondays in September.
• Math Mites, ages 3-5 with caregiver, 10:30 a.m. Sept. 19, 26.
• Adult Book Club, 6:30 p.m. Sept. 23. Discuss “Huckleberry Finn” by Mark Twain.
• Writers Unleashed, sessions for grades 5-8 and high school. For details, visit firstname.lastname@example.org.
• Book club, 7 p.m. Sept. 19. Discuss “March” by Geraldine Brooks.
• Creative writing workshop, 6:30 p.m. Sept. 24.
• Knitting Group, 11 a.m. Sept. 28. All levels.
Dormont Historical Society will present local adventurer Edd Hale at 7 p.m. Sept. 18 at Dormont Presbyterian Church. Hale will speak on the U.S. Brig Niagara based on his experiences as a volunteer aboard the historic ship on Lake Erie. For details, call 412-341-3667.
Society of Tavern Seekers will present A Night at the Mansions on Fifth as follows:
• The Modern Cafe, Sept. 19
• Bar Marco, Dec. 12.
For details, call Mary Lu Denny at 412-471-5808 ext. 527.
The South Hills Junior Orchestra will hold free-trial rehearsals 10:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m. Sept. 21 in the Upper St. Clair High School band room for students in grades 5-12.
Phipps Conservatory and Botanical Gardens will welcome five emerging scientists supported by its Botany in Action Fellowship program for two special events, Sept. 27-28.
Highlighting exciting stories from the fellows’ global adventures studying the relationships between people, plants, health and the planet, both events are open to the public and included in the price of regular admission.
• Science Stories from the Field, 7-8:30 p.m. Friday. Botany in Action fellows talk about explorations and discoveries. Cash bar, light refreshments, photography show, music and mingling with the researchers.
• For Science Casual Conversations, 1:30-3 p.m. Saturday. Scientists will be display research tools and answer questions.
Admission is $15/adults, $14/seniors and students and $11/children ages 2-18. Members and children under age 2 two are free. For details, visit phipps.conservatory.org.
WROC at Westminster Presbyterian Church, Upper St. Clair, plans these events:
• Wellness program for holistic health, 7 p.m. Mondays, beginning Sept. 30.
• Grief Recovery, 6:45 p.m. Wednesdays in October.
For details, call 412-835-6630.
American Indian Heritage Weekend will be celebrated 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Sept. 28 and 29 at Meadowcroft Rockshelter and Historic Village in Avella.
For details, call 724-587-3412.
Wines Under Glass
Phipps Conservatory will celebrate 120 years with a Wines Under Glass gala on Sept. 29. A VIP reception for benefactors will begin at 6:30 p.m. All other guests will join the party at 7:30 p.m. For tickets, call 412-651-5281.
Monongahela Valley Hospital plans the following:
• Seat Check Saturday, 10 a.m. Sept. 21, Healthy Directions, Finleyville Giant Eagle. Call 724-348-6699.
• Adult CPR, 6 p.m. Sept. 24, ECC. Fee is $40. Call 724-684-9536.
• Multiphasic Blood Analysis, ECC, 7-11 a.m. Sept. 28. Call 724-258-1282 by Sept. 25.
Arthritis Foundation will sponsor Tai Chi classes Sept. 26-Oct. 31 at the Collier Township Community Room. Beginner classes begin at 11 a.m. Intermediate classes begin at 10 a.m. For details, call 412-279-2525.
Gluten Intolerance Group of Western PA and Allegheny Center for Digestive Health will host a free “Celebrating a Gluten-Free Lifestyle” conference at 8:30 a.m. Sept. 28 at the Four Points Sheraton, Mars.
Bring a gluten-free item to donate to a local food bank.
YMCA’s Diabetes Prevention Program, part of the CDC-led National Diabetes Prevention Program, will take place at 6 p.m. beginning Sept. 30 at the South Hills YMCA, 51 McMurray Road. For details on the 12-month program, contact Gretchen North at email@example.com or 412-227-3820, or visit www.ymcaofpittsburgh.org/diabetes.
St. Clair Hospital will conduct free prostate screenings for men ages 55 and older. Participants must attend a seminar at 6 p.m. Oct. 1 at the hospital. Blood samples will be obtained.
Screenings will be held 6-8 p.m. Oct. 29 at St. Clair Hospital’s Outpatient Center in Bethel Park.
Call 412-942-5082 to register.
Canon-McMillan High School Class of ‘88, 6 p.m. Sept. 21 at the George Washington Hotel. For details, email CMClassof1988@yahoo.com.
South Hills High School Class of ‘63, Sept. 28. For details, call Sandi (Esposito) Demas at 412-854-2740.
Dormont High School will hold its 10th annual gathering of graduates and friends at 5:30 p.m. Oct. 4 at the Crown Plaza, Bethel Park. Cost is $43 per person. To RSVP, call 412-833-5967.
Peters Township High School Class of ‘93, Oct. 5. Contact Jill at firstname.lastname@example.org or call/text 724-413-9013 for registration information. Contact information is still needed for several classmates.
Greater Pittsburgh Literacy Council offers brush-ups prior to GED testing at 6:30 p.m. Mondays and Tuesdays at Chartiers Valley High School. Those who have taken and passed any part of the GED tests must finish by Dec. 31 or they will need to start over. GED tests will change Jan. 1, 2014. Free classes are also available in Pittsburgh throughout the day. Tutoring can also be scheduled.
For details, call Lori Como at 412-393-7642.
Pittsburgh Glass Center plans these classes:
• Girls Night Out, Sept. 20. Make a glass flower. Cocktails and desserts included.
• Teen after-school classes in glass blowing, flameworking and fusing begin Sept. 24.
• RADical Day, 10 a.m.to 9 p.m. Oct. 4. Free open house. Demos or make a fused tile or pendant for $25.
For details, call 412-365-2145.
Pittsburgh History & Landmarks will sponsor workshops on energy conservation and general house exterior restoration at the Landmarks Preservation Resource Center, Rebecca Street, Wilkinsburg:
• Walking Tours: Bridges/River Shores, noon Sept. 27.
• Grid-Tied Solar: Sell Energy Back to the Utility Co., 10 a.m. Sept. 28.
• Walking Tours: Mt. Washington-Oct. 4, Brookline-Oct. 11, Brighton Heights-Oct. 18, North Side-Oct. 25.
To register, call Mary Lu Denny at 412-471-5808 ext. 527.
Together Listings - Sept. 18
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