Association of University People (AUP) will hold the following upcoming events: Dinner at Sewickley Speakeasy, 6 p.m. Oct. 25, with RSVP to Liv at 412-580-3957 (call/text); Scrabble at 2 p.m. Oct. 26, at The Galleria of Mt. Lebanon (near Anthropologie), with RSVP to Rina at 412-341-8009. For more information, visit www.aupsinglespittsburgh.org.
FLEA MARKETS/CRAFT FAIRS
Saint Elizabeth Elementary School’s Annual Fall Craft & Vendor Show will be held from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Oct. 27, in the school gym off Route 51.
Friends of Family Hospice & Palliative Care will hold a pop-up sale of high-end, gently-used goods from 8 a.m. to 2 p.m. Oct. 27, at 50 Moffett Street in Mt. Lebanon. Proceeds benefit Family Hospice patients and their families. Cash and checks accepted.
St. Elizabeth Elementary School, Baldwin, now has 2019 Lottery Calendars available for purchase for $30 each, with daily payouts of $50, nine days with a payout of $100, and two days with a payout of $150. Winning numbers based on the evening PA Lottery Pick 3 number — straight hit, first draw only. To request a specific number, contact the school office at 412-881-2958 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
Bethel Park High School Band, Bethettes, Orchestra and Top 21 will be selling 12-inch hoagies once again as its main fundraiser. The three types of hoagies include regular, special and turkey. Cost is $6 per hoagie. Order by Oct. 27; pick up Nov. 3. To order, call 412-831-1786. Orders can also be placed through members of each squad.
Fix ‘Ur Cat will hold a fundraiser game night at 6:30 p.m. Oct. 27, at 18 West Pike Street, Canonsburg. Entry fee of $3 per person benefits Fix ‘Ur Cat. BYOB. For more information, call 724-969-0184.
Joni Mitchell tribute
Myasthenia Gravis Association of Western PA will present Miles of Aisles: a 75th Birthday Tribute to Joni Mitchell at 8 p.m. Nov. 2, at the Hard Rock Cafe, Pittsburgh. Doors open at 7. Admission price of $20 in advance or $25 at the door includes the concert, financial planning tips, a make-up consultant and chair massages. A limited number of VIP tables are available. Tickets are available at the Hard Rock Café, by mail order by calling MGA at 412-566-1545, or online at http://buytickets.at/mgawpa. Proceeds benefit free patient support services of MGA.
The Giving Gala 2018, benefitting the Open Door, will be held from 5:30 to 11 p.m. Nov. 3, at St. Clair Country Club. The Open Door is the only program serving disadvantaged youth and families in Crafton Heights. For more information, visit www.westminster-church.org or call 412-835-6630.
Operation Troop Appreciation’s 8th Annual Gently Used Costume Jewelry Sale will be held Nov. 9 and 10, at the South Park Community Center, 2675 Brownsville Road. Hours are 1 to 7 p.m. Friday and 11 a.m. to 6 p.m. Saturday. The sale will feature more than 35,000 pieces of jewelry, priced $1-$5 per piece, many with price tags still attached. Y108 will be broadcasting from the event. There will be an “American Auction” with prize baskets. Free parking. Proceeds provide support to deployed troops and returning displaced troops. For more information or to arrange a donation, email Kathie Gasior at email@example.com or visit www.operationtroopappreciation.org.
Crossroads Ministries, Finleyville, will hold Trunk-or-Treat from 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. Oct. 24, in the parking lot of the church located at 81 Walter Long Road. Children must be accompanied by an adult at this kid-friendly event. Register at www.crsmin.com.
Halloween Family Bingo will be held Oct. 26 in Frawley Hall at St. Valentine Church, Bethel Park. Spooky Snack Shack opens at 6:30 p.m. Games begin at 7. Wear Halloween costumes. Bingo cards are $1 each per game, with four chances to win. Free admission.
In conjunction with the U.S. Drug Enforcement Administration National Drug Take-Back Day, PRC will partner with PA American Water to host the following drop-off collection events from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Oct. 27: Green Tree Borough Building, 10 W. Manilla Ave., and Medical Rescue Team South, 315 Cypress Way, Mt. Lebanon. Events are held rain or shine. For more information, visit www.prc.org or call 412-488-7452.
The Fort Pitt Museum, part of the Smithsonian-affiliated Senator John Heinz History Center museum system, will host a 21+ Fort Night celebrating Pittsburgh’s beer history from 6 to 10 p.m. Oct. 27. This after-hours program for guests ages 21 and older will explore Pittsburgh’s 18th-century beer history. Tickets are $15 general admission and $10 for Heinz History Center members and can be purchased online at www.heinzhistorycenter.org/events. Note: Valid ID required.
Jewish comedy night
Chabad of the South Hills will hold its 4th Annual Jewish Comedy Night at 7 p.m. Oct. 28, in the Music Hall at the Carnegie Free Library, 300 Beechwood Ave., Carnegie. A life story told through comedy, music and song, the evening will feature Sarge, a singer, comedian and piano savant. There will also be wine, cocktails and hors d’oeuvres. Cost is $36. For more information and to RSVP, visit www.chabadsh.com, email firstname.lastname@example.org or call 412-344-2424.
Giant Oaks Garden Club will hold its annual Victorian Tinsel fundraiser on Nov. 2, at the Hilton Garden Inn, Southpointe. Doors open at 9:30 a.m. for vendor shopping, GOGC raffle and 50/50 ticket sales, and a home-baked pantry. There will be door prizes and an early-bird drawing for a print by Linda Barnicott, as well as a Victorian dress-up contest for those who wish to participate. Tickets are $40 and can be purchased from Carolyn Svitek at 724-941-6159 or Marlene Humphreys, Tinsel chair, at 724-941-4219.
Thanksgiving bake sale
The Ladies Altar Society of St. John the Baptist Orthodox Church, 601 Boone Avenue, Canonsburg, will hold its Thanksgiving bake sale from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. Saturday, Nov. 17. Advance orders are being taken for nut, poppy and apricot rolls. To place an order, call 724-743-0231 by Nov. 4.
• Pumpkins & Pajamas, 5:45 to 6:30 p.m. Oct. 29.
• Listen Locally — Tom Roberts with The Allegheny City Ragtime Orchestra: A Tribute to James Reese Europe and The Harlem Hellfighters, 7:30 p.m. Nov. 2.
For more, visit www.carnegiecarnegie.org. Register at 412-276-3456.
• Teen Scream, 7 p.m. Oct. 30, for grades 7 and up. Come in costume – prizes will be awarded. Register.
• Halloween Party, 10 a.m. Oct. 31, for ages 3-6 with a caregiver. Decorate a bag to take trick-or-treating around the library. Register.
• Ready, Jet, Go!, 6:30 p.m. Nov. 1, for grades K-2. Explore space and watch an episode of the popular PBS show by the same name. Register.
For more, visit www.bethelparklibrary.org. Register at 412-835-2207.
• Halloween at the Haunted Library, 5:30 p.m. Oct. 26. Bring children in costume to this family-friendly event. Admission is $2, with children under 3 admitted for free. Register.
• Soldiers & Sailors Museum Footlocker Presentation, 6:30 p.m. Oct. 29, for all ages. View military artifacts from the museum’s collection. Register.
• Halloween Storytime, 10 a.m. Oct. 31, for preschoolers and toddlers. Come in costume. Register.
For more, visit bridgevillelibrary.org.
• Classic Movie Showings, 2 p.m. Oct. 26. Light refreshments provided. Registration appreciated.
• Castle Shannon’s annual Halloween Parade, 2 p.m. Oct. 28. Start at the library then return for refreshments, raffles and prizes.
• Books ‘n Brews Book Discussion, 7 p.m. Oct. 30, at Spoonwood Brewing on Baptist Road. Discuss “The Grip of It: A Novel” by Jac Jemc. Appetizers are on the library.
• Boo-PaLooza, 6:30 p.m. Oct. 30. Come in costume for games, dancing, books, a snack and trick-or-treating at the library.
For more, visit castleshannonlibrary.org.
• Tax & Income Planning Strategies for 2018 and Beyond, 10:15 a.m. to 2:15 p.m. Oct. 27. This is a fundraising project for the library. Donation of $29.99 includes a light lunch. Register.
• Halloween Bash, 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. Oct. 27, for preschool and elementary-aged children and their adult caregiver. The first 150 kids will receive a treat bag.
Register at 724-745-1308. www.franksarrislibrary.org.
• Fright Night, 6:30 p.m. Oct. 26, for families. Costumes optional. Free refreshments, activities, crafts and more.
• Hello Neighbor: Helping Refugees in Pittsburgh, 7 p.m. Oct. 29. Learn how to get involved.
For more, visit www.mtlebanonlibrary.org.
Teen Book Lunch Club, noon to 1 p.m. Nov. 3. Discuss “Twilight” by Stephanie Meyer.
For more, visit www.ptlibrary.org.
• Spooky Stories & Treats, 6 to 7 p.m. Oct. 25, for ages 5 and up. Register.
• Pumpkin Carving, 1 to 3 p.m. Oct. 27, for kids of all ages. Snacks provided. Registration required.
For more, visit www.scottlibrary.org. Register online or call 412-429-5380.
Kids in Motion, 10:30 a.m. Oct. 31.
For more, visit southfayettelibrary.org. Register online or call 412-257-8660.
Upper St. Clair
NaNoWriMo Kickoff Party, 7 p.m. Oct. 29. Register.
For more, visit www.twpusc.org. Register online or call 412-835-5540.
Through its Pastoral Care Department, the AHN Canonsburg Hospital will be offering a bereavement support group from 6:30 to 8 p.m. Wednesdays, Oct. 24-Nov. 28, at the McNary Conference Center located in the hospital. For more information, call 724-745-6100 ext. 4118.
Autism Support Group of Washington County will hold its monthly meeting from 7 to 9 p.m. Oct. 24, at St. David’s Episcopal Church, 905 E. McMurray Road, Venetia, and featuring a guest speaker from the Parent Education & Advocacy Leadership (PEAL) Center. For more information, email email@example.com.
Alzheimer’s Association Caregiver Support Group will meet from noon to 1 p.m. Oct. 25, at Westminster Presbyterian Church, Upper St. Clair. For more information, visit www.westminster-church.org or call 412-835-6630.
Still Mountain T’ai Chi of Pittsburgh and One Pine Institute welcome best-selling author and artist Deng Ming-Dao for a lecture, book signing and workshops Oct. 26-28, at the Mt. Lebanon Recreation Center, 900 Cedar Blvd., second floor. For a complete schedule, cost and to register, visit onepine.org.
Wrestling with Faith, a new six-week course from the Rohr Jewish Learning Institute, is offered from 7:30 to 9 p.m. Tuesdays, or from 10:15 to 11:30 a.m. Sundays, beginning Oct. 28, at Chabad of the South Hills, Mt. Lebanon. For more information, visit www.chabadsh.com, call 412-344-2424 or email firstname.lastname@example.org.