Peters Drug take-back event

On Oct. 24, the Peters Township Police Department and U.S. Drug Enforcement Administration will give the public an opportunity to rid their homes of potentially dangerous expired, unused and unwanted prescription drugs.

Bring your pills for disposal to any of the following sites between 10 a.m. and 2 p.m.: Rite Aid Pharmacy, 4185 Washington Road; Giant Eagle, 4017 Washington Road; Heisler’s Market, 601 E. McMurray Road; The Country Store, 698 Venetia Road.

BP Halloween events

The municipality of Bethel Park will hold a “Spooktacular Parade” from noon to 3 p.m. on Oct. 31 and trick-or-treating from 6 to 8.

The parade will feature emergency vehicles and antique cars, along with candy and surprises for kids in the community. The event is being held in partnership with the Bethel Park Community Foundation.

Residents wishing to participate in trick-or-treating should turn their porch lights on. Those not wanting to participate can leave their porch lights off. Those participating in trick-or-treating are being encouraged to socially distance and wear a mask.

The municipality also is holding a Halloween decorating contest for Bethel Park residents. Judging will be from Oct. 23 through Nov. 1. One winner will be declared in each ward.

For more information, visit or visit the Municipality of Bethel Park Facebook page.

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

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.

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.

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.

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