Bethel Art Guild

Bethel Art Guild will meet at 12:30 p.m. Sept. 6, at Bethel Park Community Center on Park Avenue. A light lunch will be followed by a business meeting. Afterward, artist Kathy Carr will discuss “Scherenschnitte,” or the art of paper cutting.

Garden club

Giant Oaks Garden Club will meet for its monthly luncheon and program at 11:15 a.m. Sept. 6, at St David’s Episcopal Church, 905 E. McMurray Road, Venetia. Linda Van Newkirk will teach slate painting. To attend as a guest, call Mary Meta, membership chair, at 412-835-4253.

Army women meet

The Pittsburgh Keystone Chapter 120 of the Women’s Army Corp Veterans’ Association, Army Women United will meet at 11 a.m. Sept. 8 at Soldiers and Sailors Memorial Hall, Oakland, at which time plans will be discussed for the Veterans Day Parade and Pittsburgh Stand Down Sept. 22. Call Vickie at 412-319-7761 or Chris at 412-833-1452.

SH Women’s Club

The South Hills Women’s Club will hold its first meeting for the 2018-19 season at 8 p.m. Sept. 10, at Vanadium Woods, Scott Township. Guest speaker Christine Mabon will address “Five Essential Friendships” that enrich our lives. Call Lorraine at 412-276-5762.

Ruthfred Acres

Ruthfred Acres Woman’s Club will meet at 6 p.m. Sept. 11, at School House Arts and History Center in Bethel Park. Bill Haberthur of Bethel Park Historical Society will present the program, which will include a narrated tour of the schoolhouse. Call 412-833-3034.

Lensshooters meet

Professional Pittsburgh photographer JP Diroll will be the guest speaker at the 7 p.m. Sept. 12 meeting of the Western Pennsylvania Lensshooters Camera Club. The meeting will be held in the community room located in the rear of Peters Township police station across from the library. His digital image presentation, “All together now,” will highlight spectacular views of Pittsburgh with dramatic lighting. Call Jim McNutt at 724-747-1300.


Peters Township Newcomers and Neighbors will hold its annual kick-off event at 6:30 p.m. Sept. 13, at Valley Brook Country Club. Attendees do not have to be a Peters resident or new to the area. Hors d’oeuvres and cake will be provided, and there will be a cash bar. Checks and cash will be accepted for raffle tickets to win baskets, 50/50 raffle and silent auction. RSVP online at


Sewing party

One-hundred Pittsburgh-area women will hold a “sewing party” Sept. 9 to help prevent girls in Zimbabwe from missing school for lack of sanitary protection. The party will be held from 3 to 6 p.m. at Mt. Lebanon United Methodist Church, 3319 W. Liberty Ave. Volunteers will assemble kits that can be used to make reusable cloth sanitary napkins. Each kit contains pre-cut cotton fabric, underwear, soap, needle and thread, absorbent inserts and hygiene information. RSVP to Bonnie Lawson at 412-489-6182 or

Golf outing

Register by Sept. 11 for Bethel Park Lions 11th Annual George Meyer Scholarship Golf Outing, set for Sept. 22 at a new location – Cedarbrook Golf Course at Route 51 and Interstate 70. Registration begins at noon with tee off at 1 p.m., scramble format. Single golfers will be assigned to foursomes. Eighteen holes of golf with cart, snack at the turn, dinner, hole-in-one contest, skill contests and prizes at a cost of $100 per golfer. Dinner only is $30 per person. To register, contact Bill Raymer at 412-831-7450 or Proceeds will benefit a scholarship for a deserving Bethel Park High School senior.


Historical encampment

The Oliver Miller Homestead, South Park, will hold a Frontier Militia Encampment Sept. 8 and 9. Saturday hours are from 4 to 7:30 p.m.; Sunday hours are 1:30 to 4:30 p.m. Admission is $2 per person.

Open mic

“Artists at Atonement Open Mic” will be held from 7 to 9:30 p.m. Sept. 9, at Church of the Atonement, 618 Washington Ave., Carnegie. Musicians, songwriters and poets, as well as audience members, are welcome. BYOB. Performers should come 20 minutes early.

Live theater

Peters Township Parks and Recreation will present the Abbey Players youth theater group’s production of “Cinderella” at 2 p.m. Sunday, Sept. 9, at Peterswood Park Amphitheater.

PHLF tours

Pittsburgh History & Landmarks Foundation offers the following tours in September:

• Free tours of the Old Allegheny County Jail Museum, 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. Mondays, Sept. 10, 17 and 24 (closed Labor Day, Sept. 3). Tours take 30 minutes; last tour leaves at 12:30. The jail is located at 440 Ross Street, Pittsburgh. Reservations appreciated.

• Free Friday Market Square Area Walking Tours, 10 to 11 a.m. Fridays, Sept. 7, 14, 21 and 28. Tours begin and end at PNC Triangle Park, across from the Fairmont Pittsburgh at 510 Market Street. Reservations not required, but appreciated.

• Free Friday Bridges and River Shores Walking Tours, noon to 1 p.m. Fridays, Sept. 7, 14, 21 and 28. Tours begin and end outside the Renaissance Pittsburgh Hotel at 107 6th Street. Reservations appreciated.

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

Dinner for a Dollar

Community of Christ Church, 3472 South Park Road, Bethel Park, will hold Dinner for a Dollar from 5 to 7 p.m. Sept. 13. The menu includes spaghetti, bread and rolls, garden salad and desserts. Donations of $1 per person or $3 per family are accepted, but not required. No reservations. No takeout will be available (includes desserts). To volunteer to help set up on Wednesday or serve dinner on Thursday, call Debbie at 412-833-6357. Used eye glasses will be collected and donated to Lions Club for distribution to people in need.

Fish fry

Bethel Park Lions will hold a fall fish fry from 4 to 7 p.m. Sept. 14, at Lions Park. The menu includes a fried fish sandwich, baked fish or deep-fried butterfly shrimp with French fries or macaroni and cheese, coleslaw and a drink for $11. Children’s hot dog, French fries and drink dinner is $5. Lunch will be available from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. Takeout is also available. Bethel Park Lioness will offer desserts for sale. Plastic bags and brooms will be available for purchase. All proceeds benefit Lions charities.

Musical theatre

Little Lake Theatre Company, Canonsburg, announces the next production of its 2018 MainStage season. “Little Miss Sunshine, the Musical” will run through Sept. 15. Based on the Academy Award-winning film, tickets are $21-$22.50 for adults and $14 for ages 15 and under. For tickets, visit www.littlelake.orgor call 724-745-6300.

Car cruise

Maternal Mental Health (MMH) will sponsor a Car Cruise, MMH Walk and Family Fun Day Sept. 15 on Main Street in Southpointe, Cecil Township. Registration is from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. The car cruise will be held from noon to 3. There will be a disc jockey, dash plaques, trophies, door prizes, vendors and children’s activities. For information, call 412-217-7966.

Rose show

The Pittsburgh Rose Society will hold its annual Rose Show from 1 to 4 p.m. Sept. 15 at Drew Mathieson Horticultural Center, located at Bidwell Training Center at 1600 Metropolitan St. in Pittsburgh’s Manchester area of Pittsburgh. The public is invited to bring any home-grown rose to the center between 7:30 and 11 a.m. Vases/materials for entries will be provided. Consulting Rosarians will help prep blooms. Visit


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. Classes are held from 7 to 8 p.m. Wednesdays at The Physical Therapy Center, 1699 Washington Road-Ground Floor, Bethel Park. The class on Sept. 11 is Makeover your Medicine Cabinet. AromaTouch Training will be offered Oct. 28. Free.

Delay the Disease

WROC at Westminster Presbyterian Church, Upper St. Clair, offers Delay the Disease, a fitness class for those managing Parkinson’s disease, in the church gym, with instructor Jeannine Hartman CPT, ACE, Orthopedic Specialist ACE. Fall Session 1 will be offered Sept. 11-Oct. 30, from 2 to 3 p.m. Tuesdays ($40) or from 2 to 3 p.m. Thursdays ($35). Fall Session 2 will be offered Nov. 1-Dec. 20 (no class Nov. 22), from 2 to 3 p.m. Tuesdays ($35) or from 2 to 3 p.m. Thursdays ($35). Register at 412-835-6630.


Bethel Park

• Wise Walk, 9:30 a.m. Thursdays, Sept. 13-Nov. 15, for adults age 50 and older. This 10-week walking program will take place in South Park. Kick-off meeting will be at 10 a.m. Sept. 6, at the library. Register.

• On Your Mark, 4:30 p.m. Sept. 12, for grades K-4. Students will race their robo wheels created during class. Register.

• Ballet Soiree, 6:30 p.m. Sept. 12, for grades K-4. Enjoy stories, a craft and a chance to meet an experienced Pittsburgh ballerina who will teach basic positions and moves. Register.

• How to Pay for College, 7 p.m. Sept. 13. Learn what financial aid may be available. All parents, with any grade level high school student, are encouraged to attend. Register.

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


• The library will open at 12:30 p.m. Sept. 10.

• Crafter’s Club, 6:30 p.m. Sept. 11. Make a seasonal mason jar craft. Cost is $5. Register at the circulation desk.

• Toddler Time, 10 a.m. Fridays, beginning Sept. 12. Register online.

For more, visit

Castle Shannon

• The library will be closed Sept. 1-3 in observance of the Labor Day holiday.

• Homework Zone, 5 to 6 p.m. Wednesdays, Sept. 5-Dec. 19. Need help with homework? Ms. Heather, a former teacher, can help with projects and assignments.

• Americana Night, 6:30 p.m. Sept. 11. Read stories, make a craft, enjoy a snack, and write letters to current military members.

For more, visit

Frank Sarris

• Yoga Story Time, 10:30 a.m. Sept. 10, for kids and their grownups

• Madcap Mondays, Sept. 10. Grades 5-8 meet at 4:30 p.m.; grades 2-4 meet at 5:30 p.m.

• Family Night, 6:30 p.m. Sept. 11. Stories, crafts and games

• Little Picasso, 10:30 a.m. Sept. 12, for ages 2-5. Hands-on art activities.

• Fiction Book Club, at noon on Sept. 12. Discuss “Home Again” by Kristin Hannah.

• More than Books, 1:30 p.m. Sept. 13, for children ages 4-5. Practice kindergarten readiness skills.

• Super Science, 5:30 p.m. Sept. 13, for two ages groups – 3-7 and 8-13.

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

Mt. Lebanon

• Reach Customers Online with Google, 11 a.m. Sept. 6. Register at

• Flu Shot Clinic, 3 to 7 p.m. Sept. 10, for those age 9 and older. Bring your insurance card. Those without insurance pay $34.99. Senior citizen (65 and older) flu shots are $74.99. No registration required. Questions, call Linda Franz at 412-881-6439.

• Lebo History Night, 7 p.m. Sept. 11. Topic — World War II: The Start of the European War and the U.S. Response.

• American Promise, 6:30 p.m. Sept. 12. American Promise’s goal is to empower, inspire and organize Americans to win the cause of our time: The 28th Amendment.

For more, visit


• Teen Afternoon Movie, 3 to 5 p.m. Sept. 7, for grades 6 and up. Featured film is “Avengers: Infinity War” (PG-13)

• PAWS for Reading, 10 to 11:20 a.m. Sept. 8, for preschool and up

• Evening Book Club for Adults, 7 to 8:30 p.m. Sept. 12. Discuss “Salt to the Sea” by Ruta Sepetys.

• Your Google Office, 7 to 8 p.m. Sept. 13. Register.

For more, visit


• Adult Color Time, 2 to 3 p.m. Sept. 7 and 21. Supplies provided.

• Conversation Salon for Adults, 1 to 3 p.m. Sept. 10

• Garden Club for Adults, 6:30 to 8 p.m. Sept. 12.

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

South Fayette

• The library will open at 12:30 p.m. Sept. 10.

• Author Talk: Emily Radovich, 7 p.m. Sept. 11. The author of “Mystical Interludes” talks about the astonishing and unexplained experiences that occurred throughout her life. Register.

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

Upper St. Clair

• History Night, 7 p.m. Sept. 10. Topic – “The Start of the European War and the U.S. Response, Part One.” Register.

• Drawing Concepts and Techniques, 2 p.m. Sept. 11, 18 and 25. Artist James Sulkowski conducts this eight-week class, which runs Sept. 11-Oct. 30. The class is free, but participants are responsible for their own supplies. Register.

• Express Yourself, 10 a.m. Sept. 12. Share your writings and serve as a resource for others.

• Death Café, 7 p.m. Sept. 13. Eat cake, drink tea and discuss death. The object is to “increase awareness of death with a view to helping people make the most of their (finite) lives.” This is a discussion group, not a grief support or counselling session. Register.

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


Square dancing

Peanut Squares Dance Club will offer square dancing lessons at 7:30 p.m. Thursdays, Sept. 6 through December, at Southminster Presbyterian Church, 799 Washington Road, Mt. Lebanon. No experience, costumes or partner are required; ages 9-90 welcome. Refreshments. Cost: $4 per night. For more, call Ann at 412-563-0559, or call/text Paul at 412-735-2423.


Babyccino, a chic meet for mod moms and tots that explores the elements of the six days of creation and the seventh day of rest, meets from 10 to 11 a.m. Thursdays at Chabad of the South Hills, 1701 McFarland Road, Mt. Lebanon. Upcoming classes include: Light, Sept. 6; Heavens, Sept. 13; Plants, Oct. 4; Space, Oct. 11; Fish and Birds, Oct. 18; Animals, Oct. 25; Man, Nov. 1; Shabbat, Nov. 8. Fee: $7 per class or $50 for the full session. Contact Mussie Rosenblum at or 412-344-2424, or visit

Chinese classes

The Pittsburgh Chinese Academy (PCA), at Center Presbyterian Church, 255 Center Church Road, McMurray, offers Mandarin Chinese lessons and Chinese culture classes. Fall classes start Sept. 9 with culture classes from 2 to 3 p.m. and language classes from 3 to 4:30. For information, contact the academy principal at or visit


The Bible Chapel, McMurray, will offer the following seminars: Estate Planning and Tax Reform Seminar, 2 to 3 p.m. Sept. 13, in Room 238; Medicare and Long-term Care Seminar, 2 to 3 p.m. Sept. 27, in Room 238. For more information, visit

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