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. On Oct. 10, meet at Houlihan’s at The Galleria of Mt. Lebanon from 5 to 7 p.m. for happy hour. RSVP to Liv at 412-580-3957. Play Scrabble at 2 p.m. Oct. 12 and 26, at The Galleria of Mt. Lebanon (near Anthropologie). RSVP to Rina at 412-341-8009. For more information, call 412-734-8445 or visit www.aupsinglespittsburgh.org.
Bethel Woman’s Club
The Bethel Woman’s Club will meet on Oct. 17, at the South Hills Elks Lodge, Bethel Park. There will be a social gathering at 11:30 a.m. followed by lunch at noon. Featured speaker is Dan Wolfe of Home Instead, an elderly care service agency in the South Hills. For reservations, call Pat at 412-831-1861 no later than Oct. 12. There will be a Sarris candy bar sale to benefit SHIM Pantry.
Army women meet
Are you a woman who has served in the Army, National Guard, Reserves, Army Nurse Corps, WAC or WAAC? The Pittsburgh Keystone Chapter 120 of the Women’s Army Corp Veterans’ Association, Army Women United is a group of Army women from all branches who work together to serve the local area veterans, especially female veterans. Meetings are held at 11 a.m. the second Saturday of each month (except December, July, August), at Soldiers and Sailors Memorial Hall. Our next meeting will be on Oct. 13. The topic of discussion will be the chapter’s participation in the Pittsburgh Veteran’s Day Parade and its holiday gifts for a veteran family. For more information, call Vickie at 412-319-7761 or Chris at 412-833-1452.
The Mt. Lebanon Genealogy Society will meet at 1 p.m. Oct. 15, in the Mt. Lebanon Public Library. Elissa Scalise Powell CG, CGL, a nationally-recognized genealogy lecturer, will discuss “Deeper Analysis: Techniques for Successful Problem Solving.” She will explore the use of spreadsheets, timelines, maps, charts and more.
The Southwestern Pennsylvania Registered Nurses Club will meet at 9:30 a.m. Oct. 16, at Hamilton Presbyterian Church, 4500 Hamilton Road, Bethel Park. Martine Marion, MPT, COMT, will discuss “Neck and Back Pain.” All registered nurses are welcome. For more information, call Carol at 412-287-1195.
FLEA MARKETS/CRAFT FAIRS
The Church of the Atonement, 618 Washington Ave., Carnegie will hold a flea market from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. Oct. 12 and 13. The sale will be closed from noon to 1 on Saturday to prepare for the bag sale, which runs from 1 to 2.
She Can Have It All: An Empowering Night of Self-Care, will be held from 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. Oct. 11, at Frauden Advanced Chiropractic & Rehab, Upper St. Clair. The event will include seven-minute talks, demonstrations, retail therapy, light refreshments and a Chinese auction. Tickets are $15 on the BNI Undertaking Success Facebook page or $20 at the door. Proceeds benefit Domestic Violence Services of Southwestern PA. For more information, call 412-257-8090.
The 2018 Pittsburgh Walk for Apraxia event will be held on Oct. 13, at the Highmark Stadium to benefit children with apraxia of speech. Registration for this all-ages event begins at 9 a.m. with the walk following at 10. For more information, visit community.apraxia-kids.org/pittsburghwalk. All proceeds benefit apraxia programs and research of Apraxia Kids.
ACHIEVA, a local nonprofit that provides lifelong support for people with disabilities and their families, will hold its fourth annual “ACHIEVA N’at” band and trivia night fundraiser, featuring Marc Reisman and the Strong Way Band, from 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. Oct. 16, at Foxtail (formerly Diesel Club Lounge), South Side. Tickets at $35 include entry into the trivia contest, food, and domestic beer and wine until 8:30. Purchase tickets in advance at www.achieva.info/nat2018 or at the door the night of the event.
Saint Elizabeth Elementary School’s Hallo-Boo Cash Bash will take place on Oct. 20, in the school gym, off of Route 51. The Halloween theme continues, with a prize for the best female and male costumes. Tickets are $25 in advance or $35 at the door. If all tickets sell, $10,000 in cash prizes will be awarded. There will also be a Chinese auction, 50/50 and strip tickets. The ticket includes dinner, beer and soft drinks. This is a BYOB, 21 and over event. For more information, call 412-881-2958.
Have U Herd Goatscaping and Jen’s Yoga Zen will offer a NamastHay Goat Yoga class at 2 p.m. Oct. 20, at Angel Ridge Animal Rescue, Washington. A herd of over 30 goats will interact with participants in an outdoor setting. Space is limited. Tickets are $20 each with children ages 4-10 free with an adult admission. A portion of each ticket sale will benefit Angel Ridge. Tickets are available through Eventbrite.
St. George Fall Fest will be held at 4 p.m. Nov. 3, at St. Pius X Auditorium, Carrick. Join parishioners, alumni, family and friends of the former St. George Church & School and St. John Vianney for dinner, live music and dancing, door prizes and raffles. Seating is limited. For reservations, call 412-502-5062 or email email@example.com by Oct. 20. Proceeds benefit the St. George Church Preservation Society.
St. Joan of Arc’s Appalachia Work Camp Purse Bash will be held from 1 to 4 p.m. Oct. 21, at Library Volunteer Fire Company. Doors open at noon. Genuine designer purses will be raffled off every 10 minutes. There will be a hot lunch buffet, free beer, wine, water and pop. Tickets are $30 each and include two numbers offering two chances to win. The event will also include a 50/50 raffle, Chinese auction and door prizes. For tickets, call 412-680-8038.
Little Lake Theatre Company presents “Sherlock Holmes and the West End Horror” Oct. 11-27. All shows are at 8 p.m. Tickets are $21-$22.50 for adults and $14 for ages 15 and under. The recommended age for this production is 10 and over. For tickets, visit www.littlelake.org or call 724-745-6300.
Dinner for a Dollar
Community of Christ Church, Bethel Park, will hold Dinner for a Dollar from 5 to 7 p.m. Oct. 11. The menu will include spaghetti, bread and rolls, garden salad and desserts. Donations of $1 per person or $3 per family are accepted, but not required. No take out will be available, including desserts. To volunteer to help set up on Wednesday or serve at the dinner on Thursday, call Debbie at 412-833-6357. Used eye glasses will be collected to be passed on to the Lions Club for distribution to those in need.
Torah & Tea
Chabad of the South Hills, Mt. Lebanon, will host a Torah & Tea for women at 7:30 p.m. Oct. 11. Discovering the “Eishet Chayil-Woman of Valour” will convey the age old wisdom of King Solomon which is sung as a tribute to the Jewish woman each Friday night. There will be hot tea and refreshments.
Woodville Plantation, Bridgeville, will hold the following events: Wine at Woodville, Oct. 12; Sunday Brunch Series – The Windows at Woodville, Oct. 14; Digging up Woodville’s Past – Archeology Day, Oct. 14; A History of Chocolate at Woodville, Oct. 21; Stores around the Bonfire at Woodville, Oct. 26. For more information, visit www.woodvilleplantation.org , email firstname.lastname@example.org or call 412-221-0348.
The Heritage Players will perform Bram Stoker’s “Dracula” Oct. 12-14 at the Seton Center, Brookline. For tickets, visit www.heritageplayers.org or call 412-254-4633.
Old Schoolhouse Players presents the comedy “Dearly Departed” at 7:30 p.m. Oct. 12 and 13, 19 and 20, and 3 p.m. Oct. 14 and 21. For tickets, call 724-344-7467 or visit www.osptheater.com.
Pittsburgh History & Landmarks Foundation will offer two special tours in October. Firstside Area Walking Tour will be held from 10 a.m. to noon Oct. 18. Register in advance (required) by Oct. 12 at a cost of $15 for members and $40 for non-members (includes a one-year complimentary membership). A South Side Walking Tour will be held from 1 to 2:30 p.m. Oct. 20. Register in advance (required) by Oct. 16 at a cost of $10 for members and $35 for non-members (includes a one-year complimentary membership). For reservations, call 412-471-5808 ext. 527 or email email@example.com.
H. Baskin at The Galleria of Mt. Lebanon will hold a trunk show Oct. 12-14. Hours are 10 a.m. to 9 p.m. Friday and Saturday, and noon to 5 p.m. Sunday. View the new Sympli Fall collection designed by women for women. For more information, call 412-341-9003.
Meadowcroft Rockshelter and Historic Village will host Archaeology Day from 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. Oct. 13. All activities on this day are included with regular admission, which is $15 for adults, $14 for senior citizens, and $7 for students and children ages 6-17. Children ages 5 and under and History Center members get in free. For information, visit www.heinzhistorycenter.org/meadowcroft or call 724-587-3412.
A public square rosary rally will be held from noon to 1 p.m. Oct. 13, at Broniak and Kraft Greenhouse and Florist, 3205 Washington Pike, Bridgeville. Bring a chair. For more information, call Sue Chirumbole at 412-276-1163.
The West Hills Symphonic Band opens its 52nd season with a “Side by Side” concert at 3 p.m. Oct. 14, at South Fayette High School. The SFHS Wind Ensemble will join the WHSB for the final two selections of the concert. For more information, call 412-788-4713.
“Love Letters – Music and Letters of Wartime,” a musical concert featuring wartime correspondence exchanged by military veterans and their loved ones, will take place on Oct. 14, at The Bible Chapel, McMurray. It includes letters and music from major military conflicts beginning with the War of Independence through today, accompanied by a multimedia video presentation. For information, contact Kim Alexander at firstname.lastname@example.org or 412-848-3016.
Holocaust Center of Pittsburgh opens its newest exhibit, Stitching History from the Holocaust, at 6:30 p.m. Oct. 16. The multimedia exhibit will feature fashion designs and explore the lives of Czech couple Paul and Hedy Strnad and their failed attempt to escape the onslaught of Nazi Germany. Admission to the opening event is $10, and free for Holocaust survivors and students with a valid ID. Purchase tickets online at http://hcofpgh.org/stitching-history. The exhibit will run until Dec. 10, with an entry fee of $5 per person. For gallery hours, visit http://hcofpgh.org.
Coalition for Leadership, Education and Advocacy for Recovery (CLEAR) presents “A Conversation with Kevin Stevens” at 7 p.m. Oct. 17, at The Carnegie Library of Pittsburgh Lecture Hall, Oakland. The two-time Stanley Cup champion will share his story of addiction and recovery. For tickets, visit www.showclix.com/event/Kevin-Stevens. To learn more about CLEAR, visit ClearRecovery.org.
A discovery walk to the Vale of Cashmere is planned for 10 a.m. Oct. 20. Learn about the current excavation being conducted at the pool and channels and hear a brief history of the Vale at this all-ages easy walk. Waterproof boots or old tennis shoes are recommended. Meet at the old West Virginia Grove parking lot in South Park to depart for the walk at 10 a.m. The approximate address is 2279 100 Acres Drive, Bethel Park. Cookies and apple cider will be served after the hike. To sign up, email Anne Oyler at email@example.com by Oct. 18. To learn more about the Vale of Cashmere, visit http://paulriis.org.
Rep. Dan Miller will hold a Substance Abuse Forum from noon to 6 p.m. Oct. 18, at St. Paul’s Episcopal Church, Mt. Lebanon. To RSVP, visit MillerSubstanceAbuseForum.eventbrite.com.
Tri-Community South EMS will offer free flu shots from noon to 4 p.m. at the following locations: Bethel Park EMS base, Oct. 11; Upper St. Clair Community Recreation Center, Oct. 12. Recipients must be over 18 years old to receive the shot. No insurance is necessary.
Better Choices, Better Health, also known as the Chronic Disease Self-Management Program, will be offered from 1 to 3:30 p.m. Mondays, Oct. 15-Nov. 19, at Christ United Methodist Church, Bethel Park. Free. Preregistration is required at christumc.net/betterhealth or 412-835-6621.
At the Mind Body Center, Upper St. Clair, learn how to use essential oils to clear your mind and reset your body for minimal stress. Guests can make roller bottles from 6 to 7 p.m. Wednesdays at a cost of $5 per bottle – oils and supplies provided. The center is located at 1720 Washington Road, Suite 207, on the second floor of the Norman Center. For more information, email firstname.lastname@example.org or call 412-854-4887. For tickets, visit https://www.eventbrite.com/e/reduce-stress-and-clear-your-mind-tickets-51090273383
• The Pittsburgh Savoyards present “The Yeoman of the Guard” Oct. 12-21. For tickets, visit https://www.showclix.com/event/the-yeomen-of-the-guard.
• 2nd Saturday Civil War Lecture, 1 to 2:30 p.m. Oct. 13, with Kenneth J. Serfass as Ulysses S. Grant. Free.
• Listen Locally Downstairs with Maggie & Howie, 7 p.m. Oct. 17. Doors open at 6:30.
For more, visit www.carnegiecarnegie.org. Register at 412-276-3456.
• Special Needs Trust Planning, 7 p.m. Oct. 16. Register.
• Balance and Reducing Fall Risk, 2 p.m. Oct. 17. Register.
• Talking About Bigfoot in Southwestern PA – Part I, 6:30 p.m. Oct. 18. Register. Part II: 6:30 p.m. Nov. 15.
For more, visit www.bethelparklibrary.org. Register at 412-835-2207.
• 6th Annual Chuck Falletta Memorial Dog Walk, 10:30 a.m. to noon Oct. 13. Registration is $5 per dog with all proceeds benefiting the library.
• Friends of the Library Book Sale, 5 to 7:30 p.m. Oct. 11 (members only), 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Oct. 12 and 13, and 1 to 3 p.m. Oct. 14 (bag sale).
• Blue Heron Nature Skills: Elderberry Syrup and Fire Cider Making Workshop, 5:30 p.m. Oct. 17. Register.
For more, visit bridgevillelibrary.org.
• Friends of Castle Shannon Library Fall Flea Market, 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. Oct. 13.
• Flu Shot Clinic, 3 to 7 p.m. Oct. 16. Bring insurance cards. For those paying out of pocket, cash prices are: ages 9-64, $34.99/$39.00; 65 and older, $74.99. For information, call Linda at Rite Aid Pharmacy, 412-881-6439.
• Intro to Tai Chi Class, 1:30 to 2:30 p.m. Oct. 19. Cost is $10. Registration appreciated.
For more, visit castleshannonlibrary.org.
• Spanish Story Time, 10:30 to 11 a.m. and 4 to 4:30 p.m. Oct. 12, for children in preschool and up.
• Teen Writers’ Club, 6 to 7 p.m. Oct. 15, for grades 7-12.
For more, visit www.franksarrislibrary.org. Register at 724-745-1308.
• Judge Thomas Hardiman, 7 p.m. Oct. 15. Hardiman will discuss the role of a Federal District Judge. Q&A will follow.
• Paws to Relax for the Intellectually Disabled, 1 p.m. Oct. 16. An hour of petting and dog loving with Therapy Dogs International. Register at 412-531-1912.
• How to Make the Most of your Move when Downsizing, 1 p.m. Oct. 17
• Adventures in Memory: The Science and Secrets of Remembering and Forgetting, 7 p.m. Oct. 17.
For more, visit www.mtlebanonlibrary.org.
• Tween Read and Eat Book Club, 4 to 4:45 p.m. Oct. 15, for grades 3-6. Discuss “Miss Peregrine’s Home for Peculiar Children.”
• Legal Forms with LawDepot, 10 to 11 a.m. Oct. 16. Register by calling 724-941-9430 option 1.
For more, visit www.ptlibrary.org.
• Dance Party, 6:45 to 7:15 p.m. Oct. 11, for children of all ages. Register.
• Cooking Club: Pumpkin Pie Dip, 5:30 to 6:30 p.m. Oct. 15, for adults. Register.
For more, visit www.scottlibrary.org. Register online or call 412-429-5380.
• Fire Station Storytime, 10:30 a.m. Oct. 13, at the South Fayette VFD Fire Station. Register online.
• Saving for College, 7 p.m. Oct. 17. Register.
For more, visit southfayettelibrary.org. Register online or call 412-257-8660.
Upper St. Clair
• “All the Names They Used for God”: An Evening with Anjali Sachdeva, 7 p.m. Oct. 15. Register.
• Caregiving 101, 7 p.m. Oct. 15, in the Children’s Quiet Place, for caregivers of a loved one with Alzheimer’s and dementia. Register.
For more, visit www.twpusc.org. Register online or call 412-835-5540.
Pennsylvania Women Work will offer New Choices, a free career development course, from 9:30 a.m. to noon on Tuesdays and Thursdays, Oct. 11, 16, 18, 23, 30 and Nov. 8, 13, 15, 20 and 27, at Whitehall Public Library Community Room, 100 Borough Park Drive. Participants must possess a high school education or the equivalent, speak and write English well enough to secure a job, and be legally authorized to work in the United States. To register, call 412-742-4362.