Dinner for a dollar
Enjoy a spaghetti dinnerfrom 5 to 7 p.m. May 9 at Community of Christ Church, 3472 South Park Road, Bethel Park, PA 12102. Spaghetti, bread and rolls, fresh garden salad and desserts will be served. Donations of $1 per person or $3 per family will be accepted. No reservations needed. No take out will be available.
Concordia of the South Hills
An Education Session and Open House at Concordia of the South Hills is scheduled from 1 to 3 p.m. Sunday and Monday at our campus located at 1300 Bower Hill Road in Mt. Lebanon near St. Clair Hospital.
A brief education session on The Benefits of Affordable Retirement Living will be presented at 1 p.m. Sunday and Monday followed by tours of model apartments. Refreshments will be served in the Harmony Room in the common area of the community.
For more information, visit the Coming Events section at www.ConcordiaLM.org. To register or to schedule a private tour, contact Director of Marketing Christie Wahlen at 412-294-1351.
Mt. Lebanon shredding event
Iron Mountain will shred your confidential paper before your eyes at the public works yard at 1250 Lindendale Drive (off Cedar Blvd) on Saturday, April 27th from 10:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m.
A free glass recycling “Pop-Up” event is from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. May 4 at Peters Township Middle School, 625 E. McMurray Road.
Types of glass accepted are all colors of glass bottles, jars and jugs only. Caps, lids, and labels are acceptable. Please empty all containers. Glass does not have to be sorted by color
Kids Play Day
South Fayette Township is hosting Kids Play Day at 4 p.m. May 8 in Morgan Park, 515 Millers Run Road, to celebrate the installation of two Expression Swings that are funded by a $3,500 Play for Change grant.
The free event includes a ribbon-cutting ceremony, refreshments, music, a balloon artist, a bounce house and other activities that encourage play. No registration is needed.
The Expression Swings allow an adult and a child, or two children, to swing face-to-face, providing opportunities for multigenerational play and emotional bonding.
South Fayette Township Parks and Recreation was the only municipal organization to receive the Play for Change grant, which is funded by the Grable Foundation and the Benedum Foundation.
South Hills Home Show
The South Hills Home Show is scheduled for April 26-28 at Cool Spring Sports Complex in Bethel Park.
The free event will feature more than 150 vendors, plus demonstrations and how-to seminars for home improvement, decorating and landscaping projects.
At 2 p.m. Saturday, home remodeling aficionado Andy Amrhein of Bethel Park will share advice on projects from painting and tiling to gutters and grills. Following his presentation is a question-and-answer session.
Show hours are from 3 to 8 p.m. Friday, 10 a.m. to 7 p.m. Saturday and 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Sunday. For more information, visit www.SouthHillsHomeShow.com.
The Nyadire Connection Home of Hope Rummage Sale is on Friday, April 26 ($3 early bird shopping night), 4pm-7pm & Saturday, April 27, 8am-2pm, Christian Life Center, Christ United Methodist Church, 44 Highland Rd., Bethel Park, PA 15102, 412-835-6621.
All proceeds will go to the Home of Hope Orphanage at the United Methodist Mission in Nyadire, Zimbabwe, Africa. Donations will be accepted from 10am-6pm April 24 and 25, Christian Life Center (door #3). NO clothing, large furniture or large appliances can be accepted.
New farmers’ market
A new farmers’ market is gearing up for its inaugural season in the upper parking lot of Holy Cross Greek Orthodox Church, 123 Gilkeson Road, Mt. Lebanon.
The market will take place on Mondays from 4-7 p.m. starting on May 6 and ending on Oct. 28.
Vendor recruitment has already begun for the season that aims to highlight the area’s local farmers, bakers, specialty food purveyors as well as food and beverage providers.
For more information, visit www.holycrossfarmersmarket.com.
Westminster Presbyterian Church, 2040 Washington Road, Pittsburgh, will hold its annual spring rummage-recycling sale from 8 a.m. to 2 p.m. April 27 in the recreation center and fellowship hall. The event will be closed for lunch from noon to 12:30 p.m. The “bag sale” and half-price sale will begin at 12:30 p.m. Collections will be taken from 8 a.m. to 7 p.m. April 26. Proceeds benefit mission projects. For information, call Marilyn Hayes, 412-831-5704.
Peters Creek Historical Society
Keith Bastianini, archaeologist, artist and native of Library, will be guest speaker at the April 22 meeting of the Peters Creek Historical Society at 7:30 p.m. Wrights United Methodist Church, 788 Venetia Road, Venetia.The public is welcome; refreshments will be served. For more information on the society and its events check out the website: www.peterscreekhistorical society.org.
The Enoch Wright House and Museum will be open for public tours this spring and summer beginning in May. Admission is free; donations are welcome. The schedule follows:
6 to 8 p.m. May 7; 1 to 3 p.m. May 19 and June 9; 6 to 8 p.m. June 25; 1 to 3 p.m. July 7; 6 to 8 July 16; 6 to 8 p.m. Aug. 6; 1 to 3 p.m. Aug. 25.
Both buildings are home to the historical society. Appointments to see the house and log cabin can be arranged throughout the year by contacting Betty Amato at 724-746-3203 or Len Marraccini at 724-348-6406.
On May 19, the Mendelssohn Choir of Pittsburgh (MCP) will celebrate the 200th anniversary of the birth of Queen Victoria in its upcoming concert titled “Victoria’s Secret: A Life in Music” set for 3 p.m. at Westminster Presbyterian Church in Upper St. Clair. Audiences will experience some of the greatest musical pieces of the Victorian era as two actors lead them through episodes of the queen’s life. For tickets, visit https://www.themendelssohn.org/concerts-and-tickets/current-season.
Summer day camp
2019 Spencer YMCA Camp Cloverleaf Summer Day Camps for kids and teens, held at Silent Brook Barn in South Park, begin June 10 and run through Aug. 23. For information or to register, visit ycamps.org. Camp counselors are also needed. Counselors will be responsible for daily programs and supervision of a group of 10 kids. Applicants must be 18 years of age or older. If interested, contact Andy Pricener at firstname.lastname@example.org or call Spencer Y at 412-347-6565.