South Hills Coin Club

The monthly meeting of the South Hills Coin Club will be held at 7:30 p.m. Aug. 10 at the Bethel Park Municipal Building, 5100 W. Library Ave. All members and the general public are invited.

This month’s program is the annual pizza party. A 50/50 will be offered and children’s prizes awarded.

Applications are being accepted for membership. For more information call 724-984-6611.

Children’s Choir

The South Hills Children’s Choir offers a bedrock of music instruction in a fun choral community. Interested singers ages 8 to 10 need no audition but only to register. Those ages 11 to 18 can sign up to audition on Aug. 12-14.

For more information, visit shcchoir.org, call 724-949-0048 or email office@shcchoir.org.

‘Get Up and Ride!’ program

Join local author Jim Shea and his riding companion Marty Moldovan as they talk about their five-day cycling trip along the Great Allegheny Passage and the book that came after, “Get Up and Ride!”

The Upper St. Clair Township Library program is from 7 to 8 p.m. Aug. 17 through Zoom and Google Meet. Registration is required at https://twpusc.libcal.com/event/8028637.

You can find the book in paperback and Kindle on Amazon and at a number of locations listed on the author’s Facebook page, www.facebook.com/getupandridebook.

Concert in the Park

South Fayette Township is hosting a Concert in the Park from 5 to 9 p.m. Aug. 20 at Fairview Park, 129 Greenwood Drive.

The free event features live music from two bands, plus food trucks, drink sales, vendor booths and family fun for all ages.

recycling collection

Pennsylvania Resources Council presents a collection of hard-to-recycle items from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. Aug. 28 at Bethel Park High School, 309 Church Road.

Collected at no cost are cellular and home phones, computer towers and peripheral equipment, expanded polystyrene packaging material, glass containers, microwave ovens, stereo equipment, and VCRs, DVD players and cable boxes.

Fees are charged for fluorescent tubes, printers, small freon appliances, tires, computer monitors ($20 each), television ($30) and projection or consol TV ($40).

Registration is open. For more information, visit prc.org/HTRregistration or call 412-488-7490, ext. 3.

Chabad program

“From Mohammed to Zion” will be presented at 7 p.m. Aug. 20 at Chabad of the South Hills, 1701 McFarland Road, Mt. Lebanon.

Guest speaker Yosef Hashimi will share his fascinating story of being born to a, Afghani Muslim father, a direct descent of Mohammed, and an American Jewish mother. Yosef is now an Orthodox Jew and vice president at IBM.

Cost is $8 per person. RSVP at ChabadSH.com/event.

Driver course

The South Fayette Senior Center and South Fayette Parks and Recreation present Seniors for Safe Driving, a PennDOT-approved driver improvement course for adults age 55 and older.

The course will be held from 5 p.m. to 9 p.m. Sept. 7 at the South Fayette Township Municipal Building back entrance, 515 Millers Run Road.

Cost is $16 per driver. Benefits include car insurance discounts. The course includes classroom instruction only. No exam or on-the-road driving is required.

Register by calling 1-800-559-4880 or visiting www.seniorsforsafedriving.com.

Newcomers and Neighbors

The Peters Township Newcomers and Neighbors Club, a nonprofit women’s civic and service organization serving residents of the township for almost 60 years, is holding its annual kickoff beginning at 6:30 p.m. Sept. 23 at Valley Brook Country Club.

Enjoy complimentary hors d’oeuvres and dessert, as well as a cash bar. Raffle baskets and a silent auction will be available.

For more information, visit http://ptnc.org/.

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