The Women’s Business Network’s mission is to provide personal and professional resources to advance the presence of aspiring and successful businesswomen. Visit www.wbninc.com. Local area meetings will be held as follows:
The McMurray Chapter meets at 8:30 a.m. at The Bowling Alley at the Meadows, 210 Racetrack Road, Washington on the 1st and 3rd Wednesdays, May 1st and 15th. Contact Sallie Dunn at 724-503-4500.
The Washington Chapter meets at 8:30 a.m. at Panera Bread, 108 Trinity Point Drive in Washington on the 2nd and 4th Wednesdays, May 8th and 22nd. Contact Vicki Pinkney at 412-997-1603.
The Mount Lebanon Chapter meets at 8:00 a.m. at Panera Bread, 1500 Washington Road in Mt. Lebanon on the 2nd and 4th Tuesdays, May 14th and 28th. Contact Marlene Will-Knapp at 412-833-9279.
The South Hills Chapter meets at 8:00 a.m. at Sylvan Learning Center, 100 Siena Drive in Upper St Clair on the 1st and 3rd Thursdays, May 2nd and 16th. Contact Kim Spierto at 412-759-2080.
The Association of University People (AUP) is looking for single, four-year college graduates age 50+ to join the group for monthly dinners and social gatherings. Interested individuals are welcome to attend activities. Upcoming events include: April 14 – Brunch at 11:30 a.m., Mitchell’s Fish Market at The Galleria of Mt. Lebanon, with RSVP to Bill at 412-657-7485; April 17 – Bridge from 2 to 5 p.m. at The Galleria of Mt. Lebanon (meet outside Panera Bread), with RSVP to Bill at 412-657-7485; April 24 – Dinner at 6 p.m., Roman Bistro in Forest Hills, with RSVP to Mark at 412-939-0656. For more information, call 412-734-8445.
The Southwestern Pennsylvania Registered Nurses Club will meet at 9:30 a.m. April 16, at Hamilton Presbyterian Church, Bethel Park. Speaker Heather Shuker will discuss medical cannabis. For more information, call Carol at 412-287-1195.
Treehaven Garden Club will hold its annual Mother’s Day weekend plant sale from 8 a.m. to noon on May 11, at South Park Shops, Route 88, Bethel Park. Club members will sell perennials grown from their own gardens, hanging baskets and floral gift baskets. Experienced gardeners will be on hand to offer advice about gardening issues.
The Golden Triangle Decorative Painters will hold its annual basket luncheon “Beeee Adventurous” on April 28 at the Fairview Sunset Room in Bridgeville.
• Sandra Camarota will teach a watercolor class on May 19, and nationally known instructor Cherl Rol will teach three oil class June 28-30.
For more information, call Cindie at 724-222-7449.
New member drive
Bethel Park Lions, a community organization dedicated to service to the people of Bethel Park and the blind and deaf throughout the world, is welcoming new members. One of the organizations top fundraisers is its golf outing held each September. Funds generated from this event support a $5,000 scholarship awarded to a deserving Bethel Park High School senior in the spring. The Lions motto is “We Serve.” For more information, contact Danielle, BP Lions president, at 724-288-5746 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
The Bethel Woman’s Club will award a $3,000 scholarship to a deserving Bethel Park High School senior in May. Applications are available in the counselor’s office at the high school.
The Nyadire Connection Home of Hope Rummage Sale will take place April 27 and 28, in the Christian Life Center at Christ United Methodist Church, Bethel Park. Hours are 4 to 7 p.m. Friday ($3 early bird shopping night) and from 8 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday. Donations will be accepted from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. April 24 and 25. No clothing, large furniture or large appliances can be accepted. All proceeds will benefit the Home of Hope Orphanage at the United Methodist Mission in Nyadire, Zimbabwe, Afrida. For more information, call 412-835-6621.
St. Winifred Church Women’s Guild’s Annual Junque Sale will take place April 26 and 27 at St. Winifred Benedict Hall, 550 Sleepy Hollow Road, Mt. Lebanon. Friday hours are from 5 to 9 p.m. Saturday hours are 9 a.m. to noon. Bag sale begins at 11. Refreshments will be available.
Rummage/ recycling sale
A Spring Rummage-Recycling Sale will be held from 8 a.m. to 2 p.m. April 27, at Westminster Presbyterian Church, Upper St. Clair. The sale will be closed from noon to 12:30 for lunch. Bag and half-price sale starts at 12:30. There will be a boutique with better items. Collection day is April 26, from 8 a.m. to 7 p.m. For more information, visit www.westminster-church.org or call 412-835-6630.
Hamilton Presbyterian Church located at the corner of Hamilton and Baptist roads in Castle Shannon (across from Cool Springs) will hold its annual church-wide rummage sale from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. April 27.
Super Saturday Sale
St. Pius X Church located at 2336 Brownsville Road in Carrick will hold its annual Super Saturday Sale, a craft, vendor and flea market event, from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. May 4. Food will be served throughout the day. There will also be a bake sale and Chinese auction.
Dormont Public Library’s Appraisal Fair Fundraiser will take place from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. April 27. Verbal appraisals of up to two items per person will be provided by certified appraiser Kurt Shaw. Cost is $10 for one item or $15 for two items. All proceeds benefit the library. Space is limited; registration is recommended by emailing email@example.com or calling 412-531-8754.
Comedy for a Cause
The Myasthenia Gravis Association of Western PA will hold its 5th annual Comedy For A Cause on April 27, to benefit the organization’s free patient support services. The event will be held at the Sokol Club Banquet Hall on East Carson Street, South Side. Doors open at 6:30 p.m. followed by a buffet dinner at 7 and show at 8. In addition to comedy by Gene Collier, Larry XL and Joey Welsh, there will be silent and live auctions, a basket raffle and more. Admission price of $40 includes dinner. A cash bar will be available, and there is free parking. Tickets to the show only are $20. For tickets, visit www.slapstickproductions or call MGA at 412-566-1545.
Alumnae and friends of Elizabeth Seton and Seton LaSalle high schools will celebrate their annual St. Elizabeth Ann Seton Legacy Scholarship Fund Luncheon at 1 p.m. April 28, at Crowne Plaza Suites Pittsburgh South in Bethel Park. Cost is $35. For more information, call Pat at 412-401-6709.
Realtors Association of Metropolitan Pittsburgh Foundation’s 4th Annual Fashion for a Cause will take place from 6 to 9 p.m. May 11, at St. Clair Country Club. The diverse fashion show will include 50 models age 2-78 and sizes 0-40 and residents of Emmaus as models. Tickets are $55 for general admission and $100 for VIP admission. Proceeds will benefit Emmaus Community of Pittsburgh, which provides residential housing and care to adults with intellectual disabilities and autism. For tickets, visit https://www.eventbrite.com/e/fashion-for-a-cause-2019-tickets-56655714768. To learn more, go to RAMPFoundation.com.
Night at the Races
The Joey Fabus Childhood Cancer Foundation will hold the Third Annual Joey Fabus Night at the Races event on May 17, at the Bethel Park Community Center. Doors open at 7, with races beginning at 7:30 with approximately 10 races with 10 horses in each race. There will be door prizes, 50/50 raffles and auction prizes. Cost is $20 per person and includes food, beer and mixers. The event is BYOB. Buy and name your own horse for $10. Winning owner for each race wins $40. Must be 21 years or older to attend. To purchase tickets, call David Fabus at 412-758-1121. Visit the Facebook page “Joey Fabus Night at the Races.” Sponsors and donations of food, drinks, door prizes and auction items, and volunteers are needed. All proceeds benefit the Joey Fabus Childhood Cancer Foundation.
Giant Oaks Garden Club’s annual plant sale will be held from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. Saturday, May 18, at the Peters Township Public Library. The sale will feature perennials, herbs and other plants from club members’ gardens. Local vendors have donated annuals and hanging baskets. Flea market items will also be available for purchase. A basket of gardening items will be raffled off. Proceeds from the sale will benefit area nonprofits.
Horses with Hope
Horses with Hope’s 151st Running Belmont Stakes fundraiser will take place at 4:30 p.m. June 8, at South Hills Country Club. The event will include cocktails, appetizers and dinner. Cost is $125 per person or $1,000 per table of 10. Order tickets in advance at horseswithhope.org or via email at firstname.lastname@example.org.
JVS Environmental is offering an electronic items disposal service to the residents and businesses of Mt. Lebanon. Most electronic devices will be recycled free of charge at the public works yard, 1250 Lindendale Drive (off Cedar Boulevard) between 10 a.m. and 2 p.m. April 20.
Peters Township Police Department and the Drug Enforcement Administration will give the public an opportunity to prevent pill abuse and theft by ridding their homes of potentially dangerous expired, unused and unwanted prescription drugs. Bring your pills for disposal to any of the following sites from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. April 27: Rite Aid Pharmacy, 4185 Washington Road; Giant Eagle, 4017 Washington Road; Heisler’s Market, 601 East McMurray Road; The Country Store, 698 Venetia Road, Venetia.
Pittsburgh History & Landmarks Foundation will hold a South Side Walking Tour from noon to 1:30 p.m. April 28. Explore the East Carson Street City Historic District. Advance paid reservations are required by April 23. Call or email for cost and more information. For reservations, contact Mary Lu Denny at 412-471-5808 ext. 527 or email@example.com.
Peters Township Parks & Recreation will hold Kid’s Rec for ages 6 to 10 from 10 a.m. to noon on April 16. There is no school on this day; drop the kids off for activities and games at the Community Recreation Center. Bring a water bottle and wear gym shoes. Cost is $5 for members and $8 for non-members. Register at www.peterstownship.com.
Passover Community Seder
Chabad of the South Hills, Mt. Lebanon, will hold a Passover Community Seder at 7:45 p.m. April 19. Suggested donation is $35 for adults and $18 for children; however no one will be turned away for inability to pay. For more information, visit www.chabadsh.com or call 412-344-2424.
Chabad of the South Hills, Mt. Lebanon, will hold Mini Gan Izzy, a 2-week summer camp for children ages 3-5, July 8-12 and 15-19. Hours are 9:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. Monday through Friday. Cost is $110 per week or sign up by April 24 for the early bird rate of $180 for two weeks. There will be water play and sports, nature exploration, cooking and challah baking, gardening, arts and crafts, and theme days, all in a Jewish environment. Hot lunches are included. To register, visit www.chabadsh.com/camp or email firstname.lastname@example.org.
Peters cleanup day
Peters Township’s Annual Great American Cleanup Day will be held April 27 as part the Keep America Beautiful Campaign, a collective of programs and resources to help end littering, increase recycling efforts and beautify America’s communities. Volunteers will meet in the Recreation Center at 9 a.m. and will be provided with a designated cleanup location, garbage bags, gloves and a safety vest. Sign-ups are encouraged, but not required. Walk-ins are welcome. To sign up, visit https://www.peterstownship.com.
Pet first aid
Chartiers Custom Pet Cremation (CCPC), Bridgeville, will sponsor a free Introductory Pet First Aid Class on April 27, at the North Strabane Municipal Building. Karen Sable, a certified pet CPR and first aid instructor and owner of Pet Emergency Training LLC, will offer instruction on situations such as assessing a pet’s vital signs, procedures for choking, heatstroke and hypothermia; assembling a pet first aid kit, and emergency preparedness. Participants must register before April 24. For more information, call Deb Chebatoris at 412-220-7800 or visit www.ccpc.ws.
Parents in Toto Autism Resource Center’s 4th Annual Toto on Display, an open house, cocktail reception, art show and auction, will take place from 5 to 8 p.m. April 26, at the center located at 143 S. Main Street in Zelienople. For more information, visit ParentsInToto.org.
Special needs fair
The 4th Annual Southwestern PA Special Needs Fair & Expo will take place from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. April 27, at The Pathfinder School, 50 Donati Road, Bethel Park. This family-friendly, interactive fair will offer resources, activities, snacks and more. Onsite parking is available and along the T line at the Dorchester stop. For more information, email email@example.com.
In conjunction with the U.S. Drug Enforcement Administration (DEA) 17th National Drug Take-Back Day, the Pennsylvania Resources Council (PRC) and its partners will provide several local venues to safely dispose of unwanted medication on April 27. Locations include: Green Tree Borough Building, 10 W. Manilla Ave.; Medical Rescue Team South, 315 Cypress Way, Mt. Lebanon. For more information, visit www.prc.org or call 412-488-7452.
Healthy Kids Day
Spencer Family Y, Bethel Park, will celebrate the 28th annual Health Kids Day, a national event, from 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. April 27. On hand for the day with activities will be the Bethel Park Police Department, South Hills Army Career Center, South Hills Dental Arts with giveaways and screenings, Super Cuts with discounts, Pittsburgh Kids of Steel, South Hills Pet Rescue, sweet treats from Grand Residence, Mt. Oliver K-9 division, free children’s IDs from New York Life, aquatics safety games and crafts, camp games, Touch-a-Truck and more. The Y will also be open for anyone to visit, swim or take a group exercise class. For more information, visit www.pittsburghymca.org or call 412-347-6565.
Keep Collier Beautiful
Keep Collier Beautiful 2019 is set for 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. April 27. Register at the Collier Community Center located at 5 Lobaugh Street in Oakdale. Food and drink will be provided after the event. To register, visit www.colliertownship.net.
The 24th annual Garden & Landscape Symposium of Western Pennsylvania, presented by Penn State Extension will be held from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. April 27, at the Hillman Center for the Performing Arts at Shady Side Academy Senior School in Fox Chapel. Nationally acclaimed experts and authors will share their knowledge on a range of topics of interest to horticulture professionals and serious home gardeners alike. The fee is $120. Breakfast and lunch are included, as well as time to shop the Garden Marketplace, which is free and open to the public from 8 a.m. to 3 p.m. April 27. To register, visit http://extension.psu.edu/garden-landscape-symposium or call 1-877-345-0691.
Celebrate the Lake
Peters Township Parks and Recreation will hold Celebrate the Lake from 1 to 4 p.m. April 28. There will be programs and activities scheduled throughout the day, with a chance to win raffle items. To register, visit www.peterstownship.com.
Chamber Music at Old St. Luke’s presents PM Woodwind Project’s “Contemporary Character for Flute and Clarinet” with Dr. Amanda Morrison on clarinet and Dan Parasky on flute at 2 p.m. April 28. Admission is free, but donations are accepted. The church is located at 330 Old Washington Pike in Carnegie. For more information, call 412-969-7072 or visit https://m.facebook.com/ChamberMusicAtOldStLukes.
Auditions for the Keynotes $10,000 Music Scholarship Competition will be held May 18, at the Mt. Lebanon Fine Arts Theater. Contestants must be full-time music majors in a music school, college or university. Instrumentalists must be under 26 years of age, voice under 30. A high school senior must be accepted for admission as a full-time music major in the fall of 2019. For more information or an application, contact Toni Kvederis, scholarship chair, at 412-220-3080 or visit keynotesofsouthhills.com. Application deadline is April 30. Winners will receive their cash awards at a brunch held at the LeMont on May 19, where lunch will be provided and the winners will perform. To make a reservation for the brunch, call Rose Liptak at 412-279-0122.
The Holocaust Center of Pittsburgh will present its first annual Week of Remembrance May 1-7, with a series of special events commemorating victims of the Holocaust. Programming will focus on Women and the Holocaust, the Holocaust Center’s 2018-2019 program theme. It will also include additional commemoration for victims of the Tree of Life shooting. Legendary actor Ed Asner will star in a one-night only production of the Holocaust drama “The Soap Myth.” For more information, visit https://hcofpgh.org/weekofremembrance.
McMurray Art League will hold a juried art show May 3-11 at Peters Township Public Library. The show will be open the same hours as the library. There will be a reception from 2 to 4 p.m. May 4. To learn more, visit www.mcmurrayartleague.com.
Off the WALL Productions, the professional resident acting company at Carnegie Stage, presents “World Builders” May 3-18. For more information or to purchase tickets, visit www.insideoffthewall.com or call the box office at 724-873-3576, ext. 1.
Peters Township Parks and Recreation will hold Superhero Night for ages 10 and under from 6 to 7:30 p.m. May 3. Cost is $5 per child for members and $8 per child for non-members. Registration is recommended at www.peterstownship.com.
Primary Colors Art Guild’s Spring Juried Art Show and Sale “Through the Looking Glass” will take place from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. May 3 and 4, at Chartiers LifeSpan Senior Center located at 300 Lincoln Avenue in Carnegie. A reception with light refreshments will open Friday’s show. Admission is free. For more information, call 412-276-5056 or email firstname.lastname@example.org.
The 36th Annual Three Rivers Quilters Quilt Show “Circles” will be held May 9-11 at The Meadows Racetrack and Casino. Doors open at 10 a.m. Admission is $10. Group rates and multi-day passes are available. For information, visit www.threeriversquilters.org/quiltshow.html.
Children’s Theater Festival
Tickets are now on sale for Pittsburgh Cultural Trust’s 33rd Annual EQT Children’s Theater Festival set for May 16-19 in Pittsburgh’s Cultural District. Highlights of the 2019 festival include six featured performances, a Frog Stop Scavenger Hunt, and the world premiere of French artist Cyril Lancelin’s circle, circle, circle. This Festival experience is tailored to children of all ages, and includes sensory-friendly performances of Air Play. In addition to the featured performances, there will be visual art programming in Cultural District galleries, free hands-on activities, public art, free outdoor performances, and food and drink options. Featured performance tickets are $12 each and multi-show packs are available for as low as $8 per show. For tickets and more information, visit TrustArts.org/PGHKids, call 412-456-6666 or visit the Theater Square Box Office at 655 Penn Avenue.
A veterans lunch will be held at 1 p.m. May 19 in the school cafeteria at St. Margaret of Scotland, Green Tree. All veterans will be honored with a meal and souvenirs. RSVP to Lynne or Lorraine at 412-921-5570 or email@example.com by May 10 with number of guests.
Mother’s Day tea
A Mother’s Day Tea, part of the Sunday Brunch Series presented by Woodville Plantation, will take place at 11 a.m. May 12, in the Stillhouse. Brunch will be served from 11 to 11:30 a.m. followed by the lecture “A History of Tea” from 11:30 a.m. to 12:15 p.m. and Q&A from 12:15 to 12:30. Converse and explore the Neville House grounds from 12:30 to 1. Tickets are $10 per person at woodvilleplantation.org. Click on the Events tab. Advance registration is required; seating is limited. For information, email firstname.lastname@example.org or call 412-221-0348.
City Theatre presents the world premiere of “The Burdens” by Matt Schatz through May 12, on the City Theater Lester Hamburg Stage. Tickets are on sale now for this dark comedy for the digital age, and start at $29. Pick-Your-Price-Previews continue, with tickets starting at $5 (plus fees) to all performances through April 11. For information or to purchase tickets, visit CityTheatreCompany.org.
Chabad of the South Hills, Mt. Lebanon, will hold its 13th Annual Women’s Spring Event on May 14. Guest speaker will be Master Herbalist and author of the book “Moodtopia: Tame Your Moods, De-Stress, and Finding Balance Using Herbal Remedies, Aromatherapy and More.” There will be a light dinner, silent auction and raffle prizes. To register, visit www.chabadsh.com or call 412-344-2424.