Together listings - Oct. 2
Women’s Business Network provides personal and professional resources to advance the presence of aspiring and successful businesswomen. Chapters meet as follows:
• McMurray, 8:30 a.m. first and third Wednesdays, The Meadows Mezzanine. Call Melissa Ball at 412-885-4139.
• Bethel Park, 6 p.m. Oct. 17, Bethel Park Municipal Building. Call Tamra McKenna at 412-885-5162.
Aglow for men and women will meet at 7 p.m. Oct. 21 at South Hills Assembly, Bethel Park. The Rev. Dr. F. Diane Hobson will be the guest speaker.
• Writers Group, 7 p.m. Oct. 8.
• Drama Club, 7 p.m. Mondays Oct. 14 to Dec. 9. Grades 2-5. Practice holiday plays for a holiday open house.
• Science Club, grades 2 to 5, 7 p.m. Tuesdays, Oct. 8-29.
• Conversation Salon discussion group, 10 a.m. the first Friday of each month.
• Preschool Storytime, 1 p.m. Oct. 3.
• Open Mic & Craft Beer Swap, 6:30 p.m. Oct. 6.
• Computer Basics, 10:30 a.m. Oct. 7.
• Story Time, Pre-K and younger, 5 p.m. Oct. 17 and 11 a.m. Oct. 22.
• Family Nights, 6:30 p.m. Thursdays. Stories, crafts, games.
• Teens are needed to serve on the Teen Advisory Board to help plan upcoming events for teens. First meeting is set for 3:15 p.m. Oct. 3.
• K-fourth graders will explore Secret Color Science on Oct. 7.
• Candlemaking for 11th grader through adults at 6 p.m. Oct. 7. Fee is $2.
• Plein Air Film Series, 1 p.m. Oct. 3 “Midnight in Paris;” 10 a.m. Oct. 4 “Lust for Life.”
• Slovak Heritage: Uncle Andy, 7 p.m. Oct. 7. Don Warhola will talk about times with his uncle, Andy Warhol.
• Two Authors, Two Road Trips, Two Americas with Bill Steigerwald and Ethan Casey, 7 p.m. Oct. 9.
• World Affairs Council, 7 p.m. Oct. 3. Carmen Gentile will disucss After 2014 a Journalist’s Perspective on the Future of Afghanistan.
• Movie Night, 5 p.m. Oct. 4. View “Iron Man 3.”
• Intro to Crochet, 6:30 p.m. Mondays Oct. 7-28. Cost is $30.
• Powerpoint Presentations, 7 p.m. Oct. 8 Cost is $5.
• Homeschoolers Group, grades 1 and up and parents, 3 p.m. Oct. 9.
• Book Bingo, K-eighth grade, 7 p.m. Oct. 10.
• New Health Care Law Explained, 3:30 p.m. Oct. 12. How it affects Medicare subscribers.
• Creative Writing, 6:30 p.m. Oct. 8, 22.
Upper St. Clair
• Tai Chi for Health, 7 p.m. Oct. 7.
• Walk in the Woods, 1:30 p.m. Oct. 10 at Boyce-Mayview Park. Meet at the pavilion.
Washington County’s own Washington Symphony Orchestra will perform at 8 p.m. Oct. 12 at Trinity High School. The new season begins with a concert theme, “Space-The Final Frontier.” For details, visit www.washsym.org.
McMurray Art League in the McDowell Shops has begun a new season of Thematic Shows. “Black and White” is the first theme running for two months. View the show when the studio is open for classes and 5-8 p.m. Thursdays.
A car show will be held Oct. 5 at St. Patrick Church, Canonsburg. Car registration 9 a.m. until noon. Show runs till 3:30 p.m. Prizes, 50/50, refreshments, music. For details, call Jim Bell at 724-809-4631.
State Rep. Brandon Neuman will sponsor a holiday bus tour Dec. 10 to Harrisburg. Tour includes the governor’s residence, lunch at the capitol and a trip to Hershey’s chocolate world. Cost is $65. Call 724-743-7602 to register.
Coldwell Banker Real Estate Services in Peters will host its 10th Shopping Extravaganza 5:30 to 9 p.m. Oct. 16 at Valley Brook Country Club. Leather items, glassware and fashion accessories will be available for purchase. Refreshments and auctions are planned. Proceeds will benefit Make-A-Wish Foundation.
Paws for the Cure
Komen Pittsburgh’s Fifth Paws for the Cure dog walk will be held Oct. 6 at Hartwood Acres in the concert area. Shelley Duffy of STAR 100.7 will help kick off National Breast Cancer Awareness Month. The first 1,000 registered participants will receive a T-shirt.
North Strabane Township will host a Harvest Car Cruise 11 a.m.-4 p.m. Oct. 6 at the Municipal Park. Rain date is Oct. 13.
Red Wagon Fare
Christ Child Society of Pittsburgh will sponsor a Red Wagon Fare at 10 a.m. Oct. 12 at the Pittsburgh Field Club. Lunch, auctions, gourmet foods, raffles. Cost is $35. CCS is dedicated to serving the needs of at-risk children. The current project is providing “My Stuff” bags to children brought to domestic abuse shelters. To RSVP, call 412-795-1298.
Pittsburgh History & Landmarks will sponsor 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.
Wine vs Beer
Dreadnought Wines in the Strip District will host Wine vs Beer with Penn Brewery at 6:30 p.m. Oct. 10 at Cornerstone Restaurant & Bar in Aspinwall. Chef Jerome Greba will prepare dinner. Cost is $60 per person. To RSVP, call 412-408-3420.
Monongahela Valley Hospital plans the following:
• Diabetic Foot and Wound Care, 6 p.m. Oct. 2 ECC. Call 724-258-1333.
• Apple/Fall Festival, 11 a.m. - 4 p.m. Oct. 4 ECC and Central Plaza. Food and crafts. Call 724-258-1167.
Mercy Parish Nurse and Health Ministry, sponsored by the Sisters of Mercy, announces its 21st symposium. “Weaving Prayer and Presence in Health Ministry” will be held 8 a.m.-1:30 p.m. Oct. 26 at UPMC Mercy in Pittsburgh. Education, resources and networking for those interested in starting health ministries in their faith communities.
For details, call 412-232-5815.
Master art teacher Frank Webb will hold a workshop at 9:30 a.m. Oct. 11-13 at Third Street Gallery, Carnegie.
• Pittsburgh Watercolor Society’s Aqaueous Open will be held Oct. 5-26 at the Gallery. An opening reception is set for 5 to 8 p.m Oct. 5. A painting demo by Frank Webb will be held at 1:30 p.m. Oct. 6. Fee is $5. For details, call 412-276-5233.