Arts and crafts show
The Upper St. Clair League of Arts will present its annual arts and crafts show from Nov. 5-10 at the Upper St. Clair Activity Center, 1770 McLaughlin Run Road.
Hours are from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Thursday through Saturday and Monday, and from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Sunday and Tuesday.
Social distancing and masks required. Part of the proceeds go toward an art scholarship for an Upper St. Clair student.
Bethel Park Chamber of Commerce is sponsoring a veterans lunch from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. Nov. 6 at American Legion Post 760, 2417 Bethel Church Road, Bethel Park. The lunch is free for veterans and $20 for guests to attend. For more information, visit www.bpchamber.org or call 412-595-8361.
Bethel Park Turkey Trot
Bethel Park Recreation’s 2020 Thanksgiving “Turkey Trot 5K Run & Walk” is offering individuals of all ages the chance to participate in the annual event being held virtually this year.
Those who register can run their race between Nov. 8 and Nov. 30. Registration through Nov. 7 is $40 for adults and $20 for children 12 and under.
Each participant will receive a bib number, finisher certificate, finisher medal and T-shirt. Shirts and medals will be shipped the week of Nov. 30.
To register, stop by the Bethel Park Community Center, 5151 Park Ave., Bethel Park, 15102, or visit runsignup.com/Race/PA/BethelPark/ThanksgivingDayBethelParkRecreationTurkeyTrot5KRunWalk.
For more information, call Bethel Park Recreation at 412-831-1328. If you’re interested in sponsoring this year’s event, call recreation director Charles Stover at 412-831-6800, ext. 230.
College Club meeting
The College Club of Carnegie will meet on Nov. 7 at Atria’s Restaurant, 4059 Washington Road, Peters Township. A social meeting at 11:30 a.m. will be followed by lunch at noon. The “Give Thanks Luncheon” will feature a flea market for the benefit of the scholarship fund. For more information, call 412-279-4458.
South Hills Coin Club
The monthly meeting of the South Hills Coin Club will be held at 7:30 p.m. Nov. 10 at the Bethel Park Municipal Building, 5100 W. Library Ave.
This month’s program will be on medals and tokens. All members and the general public are invited. Applications are being accepted for membership. For more information, call 724-984-6611.
Veterans Day service
The Southwestern Pennsylvania Registered Nurses Club will hold its annual Veterans Day Memorial Service at noon Nov. 11 at the South Park nursing war memorials on Corrigan Drive. All military nurses will be remembered with a wreath placed at the monuments.
The program will include the Rev. Jon Brzek, retired U.S. Navy command chaplain; Clarence Hopson, deputy director of recreation for Allegheny County Parks; and bagpiper Bradley Wilson.
The public is welcome. Masks are required, and social distancing will be enforced.
In lieu of their annual Christmas Cookie and Gift Bazaar, the United Methodist Women of Mt. Lebanon will be selling boxes of homemade Christmas cookies that are safely packaged.
A large box is $20 and a small box, $10. Each box contains an assortment of varieties such as iced cutout sugar cookies, buttery shortbread, spicy ginger crinkles, chocolate chip, old-fashioned oatmeal and more.
Boxes will be ready for pickup at Mt. Lebanon United Methodist Church, 3319 W. Liberty Ave., from 10 a.m. to noon Dec. 12 and 9:30 a.m. to noon Dec. 13.
To reserve your boxes, order by Nov. 20. Call the church office at 412-561-7131 with your name, phone number, email address, and the number and size of the boxes you want to purchase.
Proceeds from the sale will benefit relief organizations that support women, children and youth.
Cookies may contain nuts, eggs, flour and other allergens.
Chanukah toy drive
Chabad of the South Hills is conducting its annual Chanukah toy drive for hospitalized and underprivileged children.
New, unwrapped toys are being accepted. Ideas include puzzles, games, art supplies, dolls, play food and kitchen items, and baby toys.
Toys can be dropped off between 9:30 a.m. and 3:30 p.m. Monday through Friday until Dec. 4 at Chabad of the South Hills, 1701 McFarland Road, Mt. Lebanon. For more information, call 412-278-2658.