Morning preschool

John McMillan Preschool, Bethel Park, has very limited space available in its morning 3-day Four Year Old class and 4-day Pre-K class. With increased emphasis on pre-reading, math, science, writing and language skills through fun and engaging activities aligned with the PA Learning Standards for Early Childhood, each day will include free play and gross motor time. Registration forms and more information are available at To arrange a tour, contact Lori Feldmann at 412-833-4704 or


Center Presbyterian Preschool is accepting registration for the 2018-19 school year. For more information, call 724-941-9050.


Saint Elizabeth Elementary School, Pleasant Hills, offers full day 4-year-old preschool five days a week. Parents can choose from the following options: 3 days (MWF)-half or full day or 5 days–half or full day. Registration is also being accepted for 3-year-old Preschool, which runs from 9 to 11 a.m. Tuesday and Thursday. For more information, call 412- 881-2958 or email



The Association of University People (AUP) is looking for single, four-year college graduates over 50 to join the group for monthly dinners and social gatherings. Upcoming events include: Scrabble at The Galleria of Mt. Lebanon, 2 p.m. April 27. For more information, call 412 734 8445 or visit

Women meet

A women’s get-together is held from 9:30 to 10:30 a.m. Tuesdays, through May 8, at the Spring House, Eighty Four, for those in need of prayer, encouragement, friendship and peace. Coffee, tea and desserts provided. For more information, call Barb at 724-222-0313 or 724-344-7363.


Rummage-Recycling Sale

A Spring Rummage-Recycling Sale will be held from 8 a.m. to 2 p.m. April 28, at Westminster Presbyterian Church, Upper St. Clair. The sale will be closed from noon to 12:30 for lunch followed by a bag and half-price sale. There will be a boutique offering better items. Collection day will be April 27, from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. and again from 6 to 8 p.m. For more information, visit or call 412-835-6630.

Rummage/bake sale

A rummage and bake sale will be held from 8 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday, May 5, at St. Michael Parish, 166 E. College Street, Canonsburg. Clothing, household items, toys, tools, collectibles and more will be available. There will also be a bake sale.

Craft vendor show

Brentwood Presbyterian Church, 3725 Brownsville Road, will hold a craft vendor show from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. May 6. For more information, email


Junior Achievement

Total Sports Enterprises (TSE) will host a silent auction at the Pittsburgh Business Show on April 25 and 26, at the David L. Lawrence Convention Center. The auction’s proceeds will benefit Junior Achievement of Western Pennsylvania. Bids can be made at or in person in the lobby area at the Pittsburgh Business Show during the event.

Professional singles

The Modern Matchmaker, Inc. will hold Professional Singles: Cocktails & Connections at 6 p.m. April 26 at The Yard at The Galleria of Mt. Lebanon. A $10 fee includes admission, cash bar and heavy hors d’oeuvres. All proceeds benefit The Lions Club Humanitarian Projects. For tickets, visit

Comedy show benefit

The Myasthenia Gravis Association of Western PA will hold its fourth annual Comedy For A Cause to benefit the organization’s free patient support services. The event will be held on April 28, at the Sokol Club Banquet Hall, 2912 East Carson Street, South Side. Doors open at 6:30 p.m. A buffet dinner will be served at 7 followed by the show at 8. In addition to entertainment from three comedians — John Evans, Jeff Konkle and Mike Sasson — the evening will feature silent and live auctions, a basket raffle and more. Admission is $40 and includes dinner. A cash bar will be available. Tickets to the comedy show only are $20 per person. To purchase tickets, visit or call MGA at 412-566-1545.

Bark for Life

American Cancer Society’s Bark for Life & Vendor Show will be held from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. April 28, in the Museum Building, South Park. Canines and their owners are welcome to walk in the park, view demonstrations and visit vendors. At 12:30 p.m., members of the Broughton Fire Department will be supporting the 6th annual Bone Drop Raffle by dropping 1,000 bones from the bucket of a ladder truck, with the help of a cancer survivor, to determine the winner of the raffle. Registration is $25 per dog and can be done at or by calling 412-919-1121.

Jeans & Jewels Gala

University Veterinary Specialists’ UVS Cares Foundation, which helps families with little or no financial resources to cover the cost of emergency care for their pets, will host its second annual Jeans & Jewels Gala to raise funds to serve its mission of “Saving Pets’ Lives and Owners’ Hearts.” The event will be held from 6 to 10 p.m. May 18, at St. Clair Country Club. Hosted by KDKA’s Kym Gable, the event will include pictures with honor guest Ola Kai, a past case who came to UVS with a metal rod in his head. There will be heavy hors d’oeuvres, a live band featuring the Terrance Vaughn Trio, cigar bar, live paddle auction, a treasure chest featuring jewels from Louis Anthony Jewelers and valet parking. For tickets, contact Lisa Mendicino at 724-717-2273 ext. 1000 or

Trip to Greece

Peters Township Chamber of Commerce will hold “The Best of Greece” Nov. 7-15. Cost for this chamber fundraiser is $3,199 and includes round trip air, first-class accomodations, meals, sightseeing tour program, cultural discovery series, professional tour director, deluxe motorcoaches, baggage handling and transfers. To make a reservation, visit Use booking code B002303. For more information, visit

Pancake/sausage brunch

Dormont AARP#3016 will hold an all-you-can-eat pancake and sausage brunch from 8 a.m. to noon on April 28, at Unity Presbyterian Church, 1146 Greentree Road, at Potomac Avenue. The event will include both a bake sale and a book sale. Cost is $5 for adults and $2 for children age 10 and under.

Lions fundraiser

The McMurray Lions Club is selling high quality, heavy-duty vinyl trash bags in 30- and 33-gallon size for trash, and 18-gallon size for kitchen use. Brooms are available as well. A Lion member will deliver the purchased products to your residence or business. For a complete listing of products and pricing, visit the club’s website at Proceeds go directly to help local and national Lions charities.



Pittsburgh Opera concludes its 2017-18 season with Donizetti’s “L’elisir d’amore — The Elixir of Love,” a romantic comedy about a traveling medicine show huckster who claims to possess a love potion. Pittsburgh Opera will be performing a sunny 1950s-style production that’s new to Pittsburgh, complete with Vespa scooters and a hot air balloon. On stage April 27 and 29, adult tickets start at $12, with children’s tickets for those ages 18 and under starting at $6. For tickets and information, visit

Daffodil show

The Daffodil and Hosta Society of Western Pennsylvania’s 2018 Pittsburgh Annual Daffodil Show will be held from 10:30 a.m. to 3 p.m. April 28, at the ShadySide Academy Senior School Ice Rink, 423 Fox Chapel Road, Pittsburgh. Exhibitors can enter cut daffodil blooms from 4 to 10 p.m. April 27 (recommended), or from 6 to 7:45 a.m. April 28. Potted daffodils and hostas will be available for purchase. There is no fee to attend the event. For information and a complete schedule of events, email Stephen Plato at The next show will be the Annual Hosta Show set for June 2 at Soergel Orchards, 2573 Brandt School Rd, Wexford, off Route 79.


Special Needs Fair/Expo

Pennsylvania Special Needs Fair & Expo will take place from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. April 28, at The Pathfinder School, 50 Donati Road, Bethel Park. The free event is geared toward persons with special needs and their family members, caregivers and guardians. It features both indoor and outdoor activities and will take place rain or shine. Scheduled activities include music and dance performances, opportunities to climb aboard emergency vehicles, playtime with therapy dogs, face painting and more. Parking is free and located along the Pittsburgh Light Rail system at the Dorchester stop. Light refreshments will be available for a nominal fee. For more information, search “Special Needs Fair & Expo” on Facebook, email or call 412-394-5514.

Card party

Pittsburgh South Hills Elks Lodge 2213, located at 2789 South Park Road, Bethel Park, will hold a card party on April 28. Doors open at 11 a.m. Tickets are $20; Visa, Mastercard and Discover cards are accepted. For tickets, call 412-831-0616.

Chamber events

Peters Township Chamber of Commerce will hold Chamber Chat from 8 to 9 a.m. May 2, at the chamber office located at 3909 Washington Road, Suite 321, McMurray. To reserve a space, call 724-941-6345.

• Lunch Mob, 11:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. May 3, Crowne Plaza Pittsburgh South, 164 Fort Couch Road, Bethel Park. To register, visit

For more information, visit

Student talent showcase

Bethel Park High School will stage Telerama, its annual student talent showcase, at 7:30 p.m. May 4 and 5, in the Bethel Park High School auditorium at 309 Church Road. Each night will feature a new set of acts, including the Drum Line, Bethettes, Majorettes, singers, dancers, instrumentalists and the comedic acting talents of the Senior Emcees. Tickets are $5 each and can be purchased at the door.

Live concert

The South Park Historical Society presents The Fabulous Hub Caps, a live rock n’ roll show, from 7 to 10:30 p.m. May 5, at the Library Fire Hall. Doors open at 5 p.m. Open seating tickets are $35; limited front row reserved seats are $50. For tickets, call Joan Lane at 412-835-0946. No tickets will be sold at the door.

Arts Fest/STEAM Expo

Bethel Park High School will host the Bethel Park School District’s annual Arts Fest and STEAM Expo from 1 to 4 p.m. May 5, at 309 Church Road. The event will feature artwork from all eight Bethel Park schools, as well as art demonstrations, art vendors and several hands-on STEAM activities for attendees to try. Admission is free.

Live theater

City Theatre Company presents the second-ever production of “The White Chip” by Sean Daniels. A highly-theatrical and often comic journey through Daniels’ real-life struggles with alcoholism, the play features a cast of three: one actor who plays Sean, and two who represent the various voices of reason—and chaos—in his life. Performances will take place through May 6 in the Lester Hamburg Studio, 1300 Bingham Street, South Side. Tickets start at $38 and are on sale now at 412-431-2489 or Parking is available in the lot across from the City Theatre entrances for $8, subject to availability.

History tours

Pittsburgh History & Landmarks Foundation offers the following tours and workshops:

• Free tours at the Old Allegheny County Jail Museum at 440 Ross Street, 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. Mondays, May 7, 14 and 21 (closed on Memorial Day, May 28). Tours take 30 minutes. The last tour leaves at 12:30. Reservations are not required.

• Free Grant Street Walking Tours, from 6th to 4th avenues, 10 to 11 a.m. Fridays, May 4, 11, 18 and 25. Meet outside the Grant Street entrance of the Omni William Penn Hotel near the corner of Grant Street at 6th Avenue. Reservations are appreciated.

• Mexican War Street Walking Tour, 1 to 3 p.m. May 5. Advance paid reservations are required by May 1. Tour is limited to 15 people and will be repeated June 30 and July 14. Cost is $10 for PHLF members and $35 for non-members (includes a one-year complimentary membership in PHLF).

• Carnegie Walking Tour, 2 to 3:30 p.m. May 12. Meet at the 3rd Street Gallery, 220 3rd Street; end at the Andrew Carnegie Free Library & Music Hall, 300 Beechwood Avenue. Advance paid registrations are required by May 8. This tour is limited to 30 people and will be repeated Oct. 13. Cost for PHLF members is $10; non-members are $35 (includes a one-year complimentary membership in PHLF).

• Shadyside Walking Tour, 2 to 3:30 p.m. May 19. Meet and end directly across from Schiller’s Pharmacy. Advance paid reservations required by May 15. Tour is limited to 15 people and will be repeated July 9 and Aug. 22. Cost for PHLF members is $10; non-members are $35 (includes a one-year complimentary membership in PHLF).

For more information, call 412-471-5808 ext. 527 or email

Teen talent show

Peters Township Parks & Recreation’s Friday Night Live! Teen Talent Show will be held at 6 p.m. May 11, at the amphitheater in Peterswood Park, for ages 12-18. Prizes will be awarded, including an opportunity to open for one of the concerts or events this summer. For an application, contact Lisa Morris at 724-942-5000 or, or stop by the front desk at the Rec Center.

Kids Paint Out

A Plein Air Kids Paint Out, sponsored by Mt. Lebanon Partnership, will be held on May 12, throughout the Uptown District. Children ages 3-12 will be painting subjects to be found throughout the Central Business District. Registration is from 11 a.m. to noon followed by the Paint Out from noon to 2 p.m., Judging Reception from 2 to 3 and Awards Ceremony from 3 to 4. Fee is $5 if registered by May 9 at Fee increases to $10 if paid May 10-12 including walk-ins.

Plant sale

Treehaven Garden Club will hold its annual Mother’s Day weekend plant sale from 8 a.m. to noon on May 12, at South Park Shops, Route 88, Bethel Park. For more information, visit or @southpark shops on Facebook, or call 412-833-7021.

Night at the Races

The Steel City Boogie Club will host a Night at the Races event on May 12, at the Dormont Recreation Center, 1801 Dormont Avenue. The event will include 10 races, oldies music, auction baskets and raffles. Doors open at 6 p.m. Admission is $5. For more information or to purchase tickets (sold in advance only), call Mary at 412-215-0748.


Pittsburgh Historical Music Society will present An Evening of 18th Century Music from 7 to 10 p.m. Saturday, May 12, at Woodville Plantation, Bridgeville. Tickets are $25 per person and include hors d’oeuvres, wine and beer. Seating is limited. Purchase tickets in advance at or email

Water Safety Day

Goldfish Swim School, 690 Crosswinds Drive, McMurray, will hold Water Safety Day 2018 from 3 to 5 p.m. May 19. Take a tour of the pool – each participant will receive a passport to take with them to each W.A.T.E.R. safety station. Everyone will learn five rules of water safety. After the presentation, there will be a family swim. Those wishing to stay for the swim should make a reservation by calling 724-942-7946. Reservations open on May 14. For information, visit

Veteran’s lunch

St. Margaret of Scotland, Green Tree, will hold a Veteran’s Lunch at 1:15 p.m. May 20, in the cafeteria at St. Margaret School. The meal and souvenirs will be provided to all veterans at no charge, to thank them for their service. RSVP by May 11 (include number of guests) to Lynne or Lorraine at 412-921-5570 or

Live theater

The Heritage Players will perform “The Great Gatsby” May 11-20, “Dracula” Oct. 5-14 and “Jesus Christ Superstar” Nov. 30-Dec. 9. Season tickets are $25 per person for all three productions. “The Wizard of Oz” will be presented Aug. 3-12. All performances will be at the Seton Center, 1900 Pioneer Avenue, Brookline. For more information, email or call 412-254-4633.

Summer camps

YMCA of Greater Pittsburgh offers Camp Voyager Summer Day Camp from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. June 11-Aug. 24 at North Strabane Park, Canonsburg, for children ages 6-15. Before and after care is available at no additional charge. Camps focus on having fun while learning and building self-esteem and social skills through new activities. Weekly themes vary. For information and a full description of each theme week, visit

Bus trip

Baldwin United Methodist Church will hold a trip to Memphis and Nashville Aug. 20-25. Day one includes a complimentary dinner and overnight stay at the Drury Hotel. Day two travel to Memphis and stay at the Four Points Sheraton Memphis East for two nights. Day three begins with a city sightseeing tour including the Duck March at the Peabody Hotel, Sun Records guided studio tour and Elvis’ Graceland, followed by dinner at Corky’s BBQ. Day four, travel to Nashville and visit the Country Music Hall of Fame, then stay at the Gaylord Opryland Resort for two nights and dinner at Cascades Restaurant. Day five includes a guided sightseeing tour with a local singer/songwriter and tour of Andrew Jackson’s home “Hermitage” before dinner and the Grand Ole Opry show. For costs and reservations, call Elaine Lewis at 412-885-4560. Reservations and full payment must be made before July 13.


Creative Café

Upper St. Clair Public Library will host Creative Café, a group to help support people’s creative endeavors. The group meets from 2 to 3 p.m. the first Friday of each month. The group creates a space to talk about what creativity means and how they overcome negative emotions. For details, visit

Lunch offered

Pittsburgh South Hills Elks Lodge 2213, located at 2789 South Park Road, Bethel Park, will now offer lunch from 11:30 a.m. to 2 p.m. Fridays. Eat-in or carry-out. For information, call 412-831-0616.


Vein screening

St. Clair Hospital will conduct a free vein screening from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. May 5 at St. Clair Hospital Outpatient Center – Peters Township, 3928 Washington Road, McMurray. The screening will be conducted by interventional radiologist Benjamin Karlberg, M.D. Light refreshments will be served. To schedule an appointment, call 412-942-8414.

Skin cancer screening

St. Clair Hospital will sponsor a free skin cancer screening from 6 to 8 p.m. May 15 at the hospital’s Sipe Infusion Center on the Third Floor. Screenings will be conducted by clinicians of Mt. Lebanon Dermatology and are by appointment only. Space is limited. Register online at or call 412-942-5082 between 8 a.m. and 4 p.m. Monday through Friday.

Black lung testing

Lungs at Work, a nonprofit federal black lung clinic in McMurray, will offer black lung testing for all coal miners, from 8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. May 17, at American Legion Post 400, 205 East George Street, Carmichaels. The event will include health assessments, pulmonary screenings, pulse oximetry testing, benefits counseling and assistance with federal Black Lung applications. Appointments are required by calling Lungs at Work at 724-941-1650. An insurance card must be presented before testing. For information, call 724-941-1650.


Andrew Carnegie

• Listen Locally with C Street Brass – A Birthday Bash for the Carnegie Carnegie, 2 p.m. April 29.

• Mosaic Workshops – come in and help assemble the mosaic tiles to be featured in the Library Park wall. Call Maggie Forbes at 412-276-3456 ext. 8 to register or visit the website for details.

For more, visit Register at 412-276-3456.

Bethel Park

• Yinzers for BP Library Fundraiser, 7 to 10 p.m. April 27. Food will include pierogies, chipped ham, and kielbasa and sauerkraut, beer and wine. There will be raffle baskets and a Pittsburgh Cookie Table contest where attendees can vote for their favorite cookie. A prize will be awarded to the winning baker. To enter, complete an entry form and submit four dozen of your favorite cookie. Contest entry forms are available at Tickets are $25 each and available at the library, Evey’s True Value Hardware or online at

• Estate Planning Basics – Do I need a will and power of attorney?, 10 a.m. May 1. Register.

• Conversation Salon: Discussion Group, 10 a.m. the first and third Friday of each month, for grades 2-4.

• Geronimo Stilton: Secret Agent, 7 p.m. May 1. Read the book before coming to the program. Make a craft and play a game. Register.

For more, visit Register at 412-835-2207.


• A Night of Dancing and Music with Mansfield 5, 7 to 10 p.m. April 28, at Sygan SNPJ Lodge, 540 3rd Ave., Bridgeville. Doors open at 6. Tickets at $25 per person or $40 per couple are on sale at Bridgeville library.

• Blue Heron Nature Skills: Plant ID Walk at McLaughlin Park, 4 p.m. April 28. Register online.

• Between Two Libraries Book Club, 11 a.m. May 5, at the Bridgeville library. Discuss “Last Days of Night” by Graham Moore.

For more, visit

Castle Shannon

• Junior Librarians, 6:30 p.m. May 1. Limited to five children each month; register early. Children can help check out books, put books away and learn about the library.

• Coffee & Friends … An Informal Book Discussion, 10 to 11 a.m. May 2, at Coffee, etc., located at 3754 Willow Ave. Discuss “Summer Hours at the Robbers Library: A Novel” by Sue Halpern. First cup of coffee is on the library.

• Beginner Belly Dancing Classes, 7 to 8 p.m. May 2, for all ages, with Amethyst from Pittsburgh Bellydance & Healing Arts. Cost is $15 in advance or $20 at the door. Classes are held the first Wednesday of each month. Registration is through PayPal with Amethyst by emailing her at or stopping at the library.

• Monthly Book Discussion Group, 7 p.m. May 7. Discuss “The Wright Brothers” by David McCullough.

For more, visit

Frank Sarris

• Ultimate Gaming Friday, 3 to 5 p.m. April 27, for all ages, featuring video, board or card games.

• Spring Art Contest for local teen artists in grades 7-12, sponsored by the Teen Advisory Board. Prizes will be awarded for first, second and third place winners along with a People’s Choice Award. Artwork to be displayed in the Athena Sarris Art Gallery on the second floor of the library. Details and entry forms are available at the Circulation Desk. Submission deadline is between April 28-May 4.

• Spanish Story Time, 11:15 a.m. May 1, for preschool children.

• Teen Advisory Board, 6 to 7:30 p.m. May 2, for students in grades 7-12. Meet monthly to plan, organize and lead activities that will engage and benefit members of the community. To learn more, stop by the meeting or email Beth Kairush, Teen Advisory Board coordinator, at

For more, visit Register at 724-745-1308.

Mt. Lebanon

• Into Your Genius: How to Unlock Your 6 Mental Faculties, 1 p.m. April 30, presented by Ruth Jane Martin, certified Law of Attraction life coach and Life Mastery consultant.

• Herbs: Culture, Uses and Lore, 7 p.m. April 30, presented by Phipps Master Gardner Andrea Jackson, RN.

For details, visit


• “Those Were the Days” Meet-up, 10 to 11 a.m. Apr. 26, in Café Lee

• Mystery Gaming Tournament, 3:30 to 4:30 p.m. April 27, for grades 6 and up

• Coloring, Coffee and Classics, 9:15 to 10:30 a.m. Wednesdays in Café Lee.

• Tween Crafternoons, 3 to 5 p.m. May 1, for ages 9 to 13

• Coupon Club, 6 to 8 p.m. May 1and 15

• FIRST LEGO League Jr., 6:30 to 7:30 p.m. May 2 and 16, for ages kindergarten to 10

• The 3R’s Book Club, 7 to 8 p.m. May 2

For more, visit


• Adult Color Time, 2 to 3 p.m. April 27. Supplies provided.

• Friends of the Library Meeting, 4 to 5:30 p.m. April 26.

• Page to Screen: “Cold Mountain,” 2 to 4 p.m. April 30, for adults. This month’s selection is based on the National Book Award-winning novel by Charles Frazier. Popcorn provided.

• Teen Manga Club, 4 to 6 p.m. May 3. Talk about manga, graphic novels and anime, and draw and explore other aspects of the culture. Register.

• Guided Meditation for Adults, 6:15 to 6:45 p.m. May 3.

• Family Story Time with Local Author, 11 a.m. May 5, for children of all ages and families. Local author Joanne McDonough will share her picture book “Dominic’s Ducks.” Copies of the book will be available for purchase. Register.

For more, visit Register online or call 412-429-5380.

South Fayette

• Coloring for Adults, 6 p.m. Tuesdays.

• 1st Annual Favorites Potluck, at noon on April 28. Choose your favorite recipe and sign up at the circulation desk. Make your recipe to share, bring a serving utensil and copies of the recipe.

• First Time Home Buyers, 7 p.m. May 2, with Jason Wilcox of Coldwell Banker.

For more, visit Register online or call 412-257-8660.

Upper St. Clair

• Let’s Talk: A Non-fiction Book Discussion Group, 7 p.m. April 25. Discuss “The Spirit Catches You and You Fall Down” by Anne Fadiman. Register.

• Feng Shui for Basic Everyday Living, 7 p.m. April 26.Register.

• World War II: The Home Front, Part 1, 7 p.m. April 30, with Todd DePastino. This is a four-part series that will continue May 10, May 31 and June 5. Register.

• Caregiving 101, 7 p.m. April 30, for caregivers of family members with Alzheimer’s and dementia. Register.

• Introduction to sailing seminar, offered by Joe Shields of the Moraine Sailing Club. Learn the key techniques required to earn US Sailing certification, opportunities in the Western PA region to continue learning in on-the-water training as well as community sailing opportunities available after the series of lessons (without having to own your own boat). Participants will learn about wind awareness; rigging & de-rigging; knots & lines; rules of the road (right of way); departure & returning; steering; stopping & starting; tacking; jibing; points of sail; capsize recovery; overboard recovery; getting out of irons; and upwind & downwind sailing. Contact the library for more information.

For more, visit Register online or call 412-835-5540.


Caregiver support

Alzheimer’s Association Caregiver Support Group will meet from noon to 1 p.m. April 26, at Westminster Presbyterian Church, Upper St. Clair, for caregivers of someone with Alzheimer’s disease or a related dementia. There is no charge to attend. For more information, visit or call 412-835-6630.

Grief/loss dinner

Rev. Cathy Peternel will host dinners at 6 p.m. Fridays, April 27 and May 18, in the McNary Conference Center at Canonsburg Hospital, 100 Medical Blvd., for those who have suffered the loss of a loved one. Cost is $8 per dinner. To make a reservation, call 724-745-6100 ext. 4118.

Grief/loss seminar

Rev. Cathy Peternel offers a free grief and loss seminar from 6:30 to 8 p.m. Wednesdays, through May 23, in the McNary Conference Center at Canonsburg Hospital, 100 Medical Blvd. To reserve a seat, call 724-745-6100 ext. 4118.

Bereavement support

GriefShare, a bereavement support group, is held from 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. Thursdays, through May, at the Bible Chapel, 300 Gallery Drive, McMurray. For more information, email or visit


Beginning Yoga

Spencer Family Y, Bethel Park, will offer Absolute Beginning Yoga free to members and guests, from 1:15 to 2:30 p.m. April 29, in its Mind Body Studio. Instructor Levi Redcross will discuss the principles of yoga and what it means to be connected to the breath. All levels are welcome. For more information, call 412-347-6565.

Fitness classes

Peters Township Recreation Center offers Back to Basics: Keep Fit for Life from 10 to 11 a.m. Mondays or 11 a.m. to noon on Wednesdays. This all-ages workout combines low impact cardio, strength training, balance, core work and yoga. Cost is $50 for members and $75 for non-members. To learn more, stop by the Rec Center or visit

Adult classes

LifeSpan Senior Community Centers, in partnership with Community College of Allegheny County, will offer the following classes for adults:

• March classes: Arts and Crafts and Quilting at the Bethel Park Center; Aerobics and Healthy Cooking at the Century III Mall Center; Healthy Cooking and Quilting for Charities at the Chartiers Center; Healthy Cooking at the Heritage House Center in Homestead; “Bring Your Own Device” for instruction on use of cellphones, iPads and more at the Mon Valley Center; Chair Exercise at the Steel Valley Center.

• April classes: Boost Your Brain Health, Exploring Your Family History, Fraud Prevention and Walking for Wellness Indoors at the Imperial Center.

Call for reservations. Center phone numbers can be found online at, or call LifeSpan’s main office at 412-464-1300 to locate your neighborhood center.