AUP Club

The Association of University People is looking for single, four-year college graduates over 50 to join the club for monthly dinners, socials and gatherings, and to play bridge or Scrabble. Upcoming events include: Summer Fridays at the Frick, July 20, RSVP to 412-580-3957; Movie/DVD Night and Light Dinner, July 21 at a member’s home (members only), RSVP to 724-933-0532; book discussion, July 23 at a member’s home (members only), discuss “The Whole Town’s Talking” by Fannie Flagg, RSVP to 412-885-7104 by July 21; happy hour at the Gandy Dancer Saloon in the Grand Concourse, Station Square, July 25, RSVP to 412-580-3957; Pizza on the Porch, July 29, at a member’s home (members only), RSVP to 412-580-3957. For more information, call 412-734-8445 or visit

Historical society

Peters Creek Historical Society’s annual picnic for members and guests will be at 6 p.m. July 23, on the grounds of the historic Enoch Wright House located on Venetia Road in Venetia. Hotdogs, hamburgers and beverages will be provided; bring a side dish or dessert. A special invitation is extended to the Giant Oaks gardeners, who maintain the variety of gardens on site. The house and gardens will be open from 5 to 7 p.m. Tuesdays, July 24, Aug. 7 and 21.

Women’s Business Network

Women’s Business Network – Washington Chapter will meet at 8:30 a.m. July 25, at Panera Bread, 108 Trinity Point Drive, Washington. The chapter meets the second and fourth Wednesdays of each month. Each chapter is category exclusive so once a business category is filled by a qualified applicant, that chapter category is closed. A few of the open categories in this chapter include: Printer, Chiropractor, Kitchenware, Attorney, Nutrition, Senior Services, Hair Salon, Accountant and Massage Therapist. For more information, call Vicki Pinkney at 412-997-1603.


Flea market

The DeMarillac Guild at St. Louise de Marillac Church will hold its Timeless Treasures flea market from 9 a.m. to 7 p.m. July 20 and from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. July 21, in the LeGras Parish Center (lower leverl), 320 McMurray Road, Upper St. Clair. New this year is a presale from 7 to 9 p.m. Admission for the presale will be $5. There will also be a boutique offering better items.


Country line dancing

Country Line Dancing is held from 6:30 to 9 p.m. Wednesdays at VFW Post 764 located at 460 Valley Brook Road in McMurray. Beginners are welcome. For more information, call Bonnie at 724-746-1222.

Free concert

Peters Township Parks and Recreation presents The Mansfield 5 at 7 p.m. Wednesday, July 18, at Peterswood Park Amphitheater. The free concert will feature dance music from the 1950’s through 1980’s. On July 25, The Lava Game performs party rock music at 7. There will be a food truck at both concerts.


The South Hills Chorale will hold auditions for all voice parts for the 2018/2019 season at 7 p.m. Aug. 20 and 27, at St. Paul’s Episcopal Church, 1066 Washington Road, Mt. Lebanon. To schedule an audition, email John Elders at The 85-voice chorale has been performing top quality choral music for 58 years. For more information, visit

PHLF tours

Pittsburgh History & Landmarks Foundation offers the following tours:

• Downtown’s Best Walking Tour, 9:45 a.m. to 12:15 p.m. Thursdays, July 19 and 26. Cost of $20 per person includes a guidebook. Advance paid reservations are required.

• Free Friday Walking Tour: Oakland Civic Center/Forbes Avenue area, 10 to 11 a.m. July 20 and 27. Meet at the corner of Forbes Avenue and Schenley Drive Extention, near the dinosaur statue. Tour ends outside of Heinz Memorial Chapel.

• Free Friday Walking Tour: Oakland Civic Center/Fifth Avenue Area, noon to 1 p.m. July 20 and 27. Meet at Soldiers and Sailors Memorial Hall, 4141 5th Avenue (outside the main doors by the statue “Parade Rest”). Tour ends at Mellon Institute, 4400 5th Avenue. Reservations appreciated.

• Free tours at the Old Allegheny County Jail Museum, 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. Mondays, July 23 and 30. Last tour leaves at 12:30. Reservations are not required, but appreciated.

• South Side Walking Tour, 6 to 7:30 p.m. July 25. Advance paid reservations are required by July 20 as space on this tour is limited. Cost is $10 for PHLF members and $35 for non-members (includes a one-year complimentary membership in PHLF).

For more details and reservations, call 412-471-5808 ext. 527 or email


The Roberto Clemente Bridge in Downtown Pittsburgh will transform into Picklesburgh for three days this year, July 20-22. The event will include free DIY demos, live music, children’s activities, two craft breweries introducing pickle beers, the return of the 35-foot giant Heinz pickle balloon and a pickle juice drinking contest. Hours are from noon to 10 p.m. Friday and Saturday and from noon to 6 p.m. Sunday. Admission is free.

Electronic recycling

Mt. Lebanon will offer electronic equipment recycling to only residents and businesses of Mt. Lebanon. JVS Environmental will recycle most electronic devices free of charge from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. July 21, at the public works yard, 1250 Lindendale Drive (off Cedar Boulevard).

Free concert

The Bethel Park Community Foundation’s 2018 Dean Streator Tower Concert Series will feature the Mon Valley Community Band, directed by Max Gonano, at 2:30 p.m. July 22, at the Bethel Park Community Center. Admission is free, but donations are accepted to benefit Bethel Park Community Foundation.

Summer camp

Camp Invention, a nationally recognized, nonprofit summer enrichment camp program, is coming to Bethel Park School District’s Neil Armstrong Middle School July 23-27. Using hands-on activities, Camp Invention promotes science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM) learning; builds resourcefulness and problem-solving skills; and encourages entrepreneurship — in a fun and engaging environment. For more information, visit

Live theater

Little Lake Theatre Company announces “The Jungle Book” by Tracey Power, running through July 21. Mowgli, a young boy abandoned to the jungle, must learn to find his place within the community of animals. However, Shere Khan the tiger does not believe that Mowgli is part of the jungle only because he is a human. Mowgli must learn to abide by the ways of jungle law and stand up to the fierce Khan in this imaginative adaptation of the classic novel by Rudyard Kipling. Tickets are $10. To purchase, visit or call 724-745-6300.

Square dancING

Peanuts Square Dance Club will hold an open house for all ages from 7:30 to 10 p.m. July 24, at Covenant Community Presbyterian Church, 1630 Greentree Road. No experience, costumes or partner required. Cost is $4. Refreshments will be served. For more information, call/text Paul at 412-735-2423, or call Ann at 412-563-0559.

Matchmaking event

The Modern Matchmaker will hold Cocktails & Connections for professional singles from 6 to 9 p.m. July 26, at Juniper Grill, McMurray. There will be complimentary hors d’oeuvres and a cash bar. Cost is $20 per person in advance or $30 at the door. Bring a friend and pay in advance for a discounted price of $15 per person. Dress is business attire. Walk-ins welcome. For tickets, visit For more information, email

Family Fun Night

Spencer Family YMCA, Bethel Park, will hold Family Fun Night from 5 to 9 p.m. July 27. Watch a movie in the Sports Court. There will also be fitness challenges, games and activities for all ages. Members and non-members welcome to this free event. For information, call 412-347-6565.

Live theater

Little Lake Theatre Company, Canonsburg, presents “A Streetcar Named Desire” by Tennessee Williams, through July 28. For tickets, visit or call 724-745-6300.

Youth Field Day

Canonsburg Sportsmen’s Association and The Washington County Sportsmen’s League will sponsor a Youth Field Day from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. Aug. 4, at the Canonsburg Sportsmen’s Club, 1115 Allison Hollow Road, Washington. The Youth Field Day is free for youth ages 9-15. For information and registration information, call Bob Tohey at 724-554-4134.


Diabetes prevention

Register now for YMCA Diabetes Prevention Program, presented by Spencer Family YMCA. Led by a trained lifestyle coach in a classroom setting, this program is delivered over a 12-month period, beginning with 16 weekly sessions followed by monthly maintenance. Learn about healthier eating, physical activity and other behavior changes over 25 months. Program goals include reducing body weight by 7 percent and increasing physical activity to 150 minutes per week. You must be at least 18 years old, have a BMI >25, and be at risk for developing Type 2 Diabetes. Participation includes a 3-month membership to the YMCA. Financial scholarships are available. To register, contact Vince at or call 412-347-6446.

Essential oils

New to Essential Oils and interested in learning about doTERRA CPTG Essential Oils? Contact Deb Bosco at 724-713-6217 or to register for free classes/continuing education. Immune Support & Essential Oils Every Family Should Have will be offered on July 18. Classes are held from 7 to 8 p.m. Wednesdays at The Physical Therapy Center, 1699 Washington Road-Ground Floor, Bethel Park. Aroma Touch training will be offered on July 29. To register, contact Deb Bosco at the phone number listed above, or email her at

Discussion Group

Tuesday Tea & Essential Oils will be held from 2:30 to 4 p.m. July 27 and 31, at The Physical Therapy Center, 1699 Washington Road (ground floor), Bethel Park. Drop in for a cup of tea; stay for a little or the whole time. For information, call Deb Bosco at 724-713-6217.


Tai-chi for rejuvenation with Tai-chi Tracy will be held from 4 to 5 p.m. July 31, at The Physical Therapy Center, 1699 Washington Road, Mt. Lebanon. Preregistration is $10 at, or drop-in for $15.



The Upper St. Clair High School Class of 1968 will host its 50th anniversary reunion at 6 p.m. Aug. 4, at Primanti Bros. Restaurant & Bar, 1539 Washington Road, Mt. Lebanon. There will also be a gathering at Princess Lanes, 540 Weyman Roadk, Whitehall, Friday night and brunch Sunday morning at Spoonwood Brewing on Baptist Road. A tour of the high school will take place at 10 a.m. Saturday. Cost is $30 for the Saturday evening event. For more information, visit or email

Carrick Class of ‘63

Carrick High School Class of 1963 will hold its 55-year reunion on Saturday, Aug. 18, at Frisch’s Restaurant. For more information, call Judie Ball at 412-303-0268.

BP Class of ‘68

Bethel Park High School Class of 1968 will hold its 50-year reunion at 6 p.m. Sept. 8, at South Hills Country Club. For more information, visit or email

ML Class of ‘78

The Mt. Lebanon High School Class of 1978 will host its 40th anniversary reunion on Sept. 22, at the South Hills Country Club. In addition, the class will attend the Friday night football game of Mt. Lebanon vs. North Allegheny, with a gathering afterward at a local establishment. On Saturday at 10 a.m. there will be a tour of the newly renovated high school followed by lunch in the cafeteria. The reunion dinner begins at 6 p.m. Tickets will be available soon. For more information, email or visit

BP Class of ‘55

Bethel High School Class of 1955 will hold a luncheon at noon on Sept. 27, at the South Park Club House on Brownsville Road. To register, contact Lynne Johnson at 412-257-2727 or

KO Class of 1978

Keystone Oaks High School Class of 1978 will hold its 40th class reunion from 7 p.m. to midnight Nov. 24, at Dormont Recreation Center. A Friday night informal gathering/happy hour will be held on Nov. 23 at The Grove in Castle Shannon. Send updated contact information (email, phone, address) to or call 412-310-5175 to RSVP whether attending or not. Classmates are asked to join the Facebook page: KOHSclassofseventyeight.


Caregiver support

Alzheimer’s Association Caregiver Support Group will meet from noon to 1 p.m. July 26, at Westminster Presbyterian Church, Upper St. Clair, for caregivers of those with Alzheimer’s disease or a related dementia. Free. For more information, visit or call 412-835-6630.


A DivorceCare Support Group is held from 6:30 to 8:15 p.m. through Oct. 11, at The Bible Chapel, McMurray. For more information, visit or call 724-941-8990.



Ballet with Virginia Nicoll will conduct a two-day Classical Ballet Mini-Intensive for the young dancer ages 6-11 on Aug. 7 and 8. Classes will run from 11:30 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. at Spencer Family YMCA in Bethel Park. Mazurka, Tarantella and Chardaz steps will be learned after ballet class. The program also offers Jazz and the History of the Tutu and how it influences fashion today using basic Tutu pattern making as the craft. Cost is $80. To register, call 412-403-7357.

Flow yoga

WROC at Westminster Presbyterian Church, Upper St. Clair, will offer flow yoga from 6:30 to 7:30 p.m. Mondays, through Aug. 27. The class will focus on body awareness while stretching, breathing, building balance and strength using a smooth flow format. Appropriate for all fitness levels and individuals or parents with a child. For more information, visit or call Kathy Long at 412-835-6630.

Square dancing

Peanut Squares Dance Club will hold an introductory square dance open house with caller Brad Diebert from 7:30 to 10 p.m. Aug. 28, at Covenant Community Presbyterian Church, 1630 Greentree Road in Green Tree. No experience, costumes or partner are required. All ages are welcome. Cost is $4 per person. Refreshments will be served.


WROC at Westminster Presbyterian Church, Upper St. Clair, offers Aerobics and Strength from 7:30 to 8:40 a.m. Thursdays, through Aug. 30, for all fitness levels and ages. For more information, visit or call 412-835-6630 ext. 200.

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, visit

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