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Arnold church to mark feast of St. Vladimir
St. Vladimir Ukrainian Catholic Church in Arnold will celebrate the church feast day from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday in the church hall, 1610 Kenneth Ave.
The Rev. Ivan Chirovsky of Byzantine Catholic Seminary will give a presentation at 11 a.m. on the Christian history of Ukraine and there will be raffles and food. Stuffed cabbage and haluski will be sold, with advance orders strongly encouraged by calling 718-902-7355. Reservations for the event are requested by calling 724-681-3383.
Stage Right to perform at New Kensington library
Peoples Library in New Kensington will sponsor a free performance of, “Pirates! The Musical,” by Stage Right at 1:30 p.m. Saturday in the courtyard behind the library, 880 Barnes St.
No reservations are required. For details, call the library at 724-339-1021.
Music festival to benefit Leechburg Pink Day
The Notes for Hope Music and Food Festival will be from noon to 9 p.m. Saturday at Hyde Park Heritage Pavilion, 217 Railroad St., Hyde Park.
Bands scheduled to appear include Marshall and the Deputies, Miss Freddye Stover and Her Blues Band, Steel Mill Rising, Bill Toms and Hard Rain, Jerry B and the Bonetones, Lenny Collini 4Pak and King Lou Hock and His Flying Circus. Admission is $10. No outside food, alcohol or coolers permitted.
This is a pre-event fundraiser to benefit the Breast Cancer Research Foundation via Leechburg’s Pink Day. Pink Day will be Sept. 17 in downtown Leechburg.
Friday: The Pittsburgh North chapter of the Women’s Business Network will meet at 9 a.m. at Parkwood United Presbyterian Church, 4289 Mt. Royal Blvd. Those attending can learn how the group supports the success and growth of women in business. Meetings are the first and third Fridays of the month. Reservations required. Reservations: Kathy Bell, 412-855-0578.
Today: The Yarn Good Time needle arts group at Apollo Memorial Library will meet from 5 to 7 p.m. at the library, 219 N. Pennsylvania Ave. to knit, crochet, embroider or cross stitch. All ages and skill levels welcome. Details: 724-478-4214.
Saturday: A Christmas in July turkey dinner will be from 4 to 6 p.m. at Calvary Lutheran Church, 1721 Victoria Ave. Cost: $10. Dine in or takeout. Details: 724-335-0101.
Today: Bingo will begin at 7:15 p.m. at the American Legion, 845 First Ave.
Saturday: Frazer No. 2 Volunteer Fire Department will host a touch-a-truck event and food truck rally from 1 to 6 p.m. in the Pittsburgh Mills Mall parking lot between Dick’s Sporting Goods and GQT Movie Theater. There will be a gift basket auction, tip raffles and a 50/50. Free parking and covered seating will be available.
Sept. 17 and 18: Freeport Renaissance Association is accepting vendor applications for the annual September By the River event. Hours: noon to 8 p.m. Sept. 17 and 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Sept. 18. Art, food and business vendors welcome. Details: freeportcommunity.com or firstname.lastname@example.org.
Today: Gilpin Volunteer Fire Department will host bingo at 7:15 p.m. at the firehall, 113 Firehall Road.
Friday: The 20-piece Shriners Stage Band will perform swing music from the 30’s through the 60s from 7:30 to 9:30 p.m. at the Syria Shrine Ballroom, 1877 Shriners Way. Admission: $5. Proceeds benefit Shriners projects.
Today: Burtner House Restoration Society will meet at 6:30 p.m. at the Harrison Municipal Building, 1 Municipal Drive, Natrona Heights. Details: email@example.com.
Friday: Natrona Heights Veterans of Foreign Wars will have bingo at 7 p.m. at the post, 894 Veterans Lane. Doors open at 6 p.m., and there will be specials, a 50/50 raffle and final game jackpot.
Saturday: Building Block of Natrona will host its free Veggies for All and Cosmetics Closet outreach for residents in need at 1 p.m. at the Knights of Columbus Hall, 28 Garfield St., Natrona. Free produce and personal care and hygiene products will be distributed, first come, first served, until supplies run out. No income verification required. Masks are optional and everyone is welcome.
Saturday: A karaoke night will be from 8 p.m. to midnight at the Veterans of Foreign Wars, 894 Veterans Lane. Members and guests welcome.
Tuesday: The Who Knew? program at Community Library of Allegheny Valley will present, “Secrets of Our Rivers” at 6 p.m. at the library, 1522 Broadview Blvd. and online at Zoom.us. Reservations required. Reservations: call 724-226-3491 or visit the calendar tab at alleghenyvalleylibrary.org.
July 25 to 29: Harvest Church will host vacation Bible school, “Kidzfest Australia,” for children who are entering kindergarten through fifth grade from 6 to 7:30 p.m. at the church, 1207 Pacific Ave., Natrona Heights. Registration: harvestpa.org/events. Details: 724-548-5643.
July 31: A purse bash to benefit Robin’s Home charity that provides help to low income women veterans and their children will be at Natrona Heights Veterans of Foreign Wars, 894 Veterans Lane. Doors open at 11 a.m., lunch will be served at 12:30 p.m. and bingo begins at 1 p.m. Cost: $35 in advance; $40 at the door; includes lunch. There will be a cash bar, pull tab tickets, a silent auction, pick of the table and raffles. Tickets: 724-904-7649.
Today: Bingo will be at 6:30 p.m. at the American Legion, 754 N. Pike Road. Doors open at 5 p.m. Under new management with higher payouts. The kitchen will be open. Proceeds benefit post and auxiliary projects.
Friday: Kiski Township Volunteer Fire Department will have a cookout from 4 to 6:30 p.m. at the firehall, 1037 Route 56. Menu: barbeque chicken dinner, $12, includes baked potato and coleslaw; hamburgers, hot dogs, fries, funnel cakes and more. Bring a chair. There will be yard games, raffles56 and children’s activities. Details: 412-601-1782.
Today: A New Path Al-Anon Family Group, a free, confidential program for anyone whose life has been affected by someone else’s drinking, will meet at 7 p.m. in First United Methodist Church, 251 Main St. Face masks and social distancing required.
Today: The monthly Mingle on Market event will be from 4 to 8 p.m. on Market Street. Bring a chair to listen to a guitar player from 6 to 8 p.m. on the lawn of the Masons Hall. A farmers market will be next to Fox’s Pizza and there will be food vendors on Second Street. Sponsored by Leechburg Area Community Association.
Friday: Leechburg Public Library will host a Jenga party from 10 to 11:30 a.m. for children in fourth through sixth grade at the library, 139 Market St. Building blocks will also be available.
Saturday: The Clothing Closet at First Lutheran Church, 358 Main St., will be open from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. All items are 20 cents each. Customers should wear a face mask and bring a bag. Clothing donations welcome.
Saturday: Cross Roads Community Presbyterian Church will have its free takeout monthly Pot Love Dinner at noon at the church, 271 Main St. Reservations required by noon Friday. There is a one dinner per family member limit. Those with reservations will be served first. Line-up will be outside. Everyone is welcome. Reservations: 724-845-1901 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
Saturday and Wednesday: Leechburg Museum will be open from noon to 3 p.m. Alternate times available by appointment. Details: 724-845-8914 or email@example.com.
July 25 to 29: Bethel United Methodist Church, 150 Alder St., will have vacation Bible school, “Rocky Railway,” from 9:30 a.m. to noon for children age 4 to those who have completed fifth grade. Donations will be accepted. Reservations: bethelumc.us.
Today: Knead Community Café in New Kensington will hand out free grab-and-go meals from 5:30 to 6:30 p.m. Thursday at the café, 1011 Barnes St. This week’s meals are sponsored by St. George Orthodox Church.
Today: Sally’s Outdoor Market will be from 2 to 6 p.m. weather permitting, at the Salvation Army, 255 Third St. There will be fresh produce, plants, baked goods, hot foods and more. Vendor spaces available. Details: 724-335-7221, ext. 106 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
Today: The Secular Organization for Sobriety/Save Our Selves (SOS) a support group for people recovering from alcohol and drug abuse, will meet a 7 p.m. at Lost Dreams Awakening Recovery Community Center, 408 Eighth St. Details: 724-556-0737.
Today: New Kensington Eagles Auxiliary Bingo will be at 7 p.m. at the aerie, 2134 Freeport Road. Doors open at 5 p.m. The kitchen will be open. Public welcome. Details: 724-448-7403.
Saturday and Tuesday: The Community Clothes Closet, 1129 Kenneth Ave., will be open from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. Saturday and noon to 2 p.m. Tuesday. Items available include clothing for all members of the family, shoes and linens. First-time customers receive 15 free items. Summer clothing donations accepted during business hours.
Sunday: Peoples Library is conducting a basket raffle to benefit the library. Baskets are on display at the New Kensington location, 880 Barnes St., and photographs of the baskets are available at the Lower Burrell library, 3052 Wachter St. The drawing will be July 17. Cost: $5 each. Tickets: at both libraries.
July 31: Reservations are being accepted for the Kerr Museum Victorian Bridal Luncheon set for 12:30 p.m. at Oakmont Country Club. Hats and fascinators welcome. Cost: $75. Reservations required by July 22. Reservations: 412-826-9295.
Aug. 6: A drag bingo featuring Divine Divas to benefit Guyasuta Youth Football will be from 5 to 10 p.m. at Comfort Inn RIDC, 180 Gamma Drive. Doors open at 4 p.m. Admission: $25. Must be at least 18 to attend. Food and drinks will be sold. Tickets: tinyurl.com/mvec3ncw.
Aug. 13: A cash bash to benefit Rory Ridge Horse Rescue will be from 4 to 7 p.m. at Rayburn Volunteer Fire Department, 102 Water Tower Road. Doors open at 3:30 p.m. Cost: $20, includes food and drinks. There will be strip tickets, a basket raffle and 50/50. Winners need not be present. Tickets: 724-859-1972 or email@example.com.
Today: Lower Valley Community Food Bank will distribute food from 1 to 3 p.m. Thursday from the rear entrance of the Springdale borough building. Do not arrive before 12:45 p.m. Anyone in need of food who lives in Springdale, Springdale Township, Cheswick, Harmar and the sections of Indiana Township and West Deer with a zip code of 15024 is welcome. New recipients can register today.
July 20: Springdale Free Public Library will offer a craft workshop to make a glass jar luminary at 1 p.m. at the library, 331 School St. Reservations required. Reservations: 724-274-9729.
Today: The free diaper bank at Highlands Family Center, 415 E. Fourth Ave., will be open from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. One distribution per child per month is available. Details: 724-224-9006.
Saturday: The Clothing Closet at Central Presbyterian Church, 305 Allegheny St., will be open from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. There will also be a
dollar breakfast. Details: 724-224-9220.
Saturday: Bethel AME Church, 250 W. Seventh St., will have a $1 spaghetti and meatball dinner from noon to 4 p.m. at the church. Other items available for takeout will include ham and bean and stuffed pepper soups and chili, $4; and cheddar garlic, applesauce and banana breads, $5.
Sept. 8 to 10: Summit Hose Co. is accepting crafter and vendor applications for its Fall Festival. No food vendors, please. Details: Tami Sudy, 878-302-5367 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
Aug. 28: Sky View Radio Society is accepting reservations for flea market tailgating spaces at its Swap N’ Shop Hamfest set for 8 a.m. to noon at the society grounds, 2335 Turkey Ridge Road. Cost: $5 per space. Reservations and details: John Italiano, 724-339-3821.
Today: The Farmer’s Market will be open from 4 to 6:30 p.m. in the Columbia Avenue parking lot.
Saturday: Vandergrift Fire Department No. 1 will host bingo at 7 p.m. at the firehall, 278 Franklin Ave. Doors open at 5 p.m. There will be 16 regular games, 4 specials and a 50/50 jackpot. Payout to be determined by the number of players. Details: email@example.com or Vandergriftvfd1 on Facebook.
Friday: Washington Township Volunteer Fire Company will have bingo at 7 p.m. at the firehall, 4078 Route 66. Doors open at 5:30 p.m. and sales start at 6 p.m. Free coffee. The kitchen will be open. Players must be at least 18 or accompanied by an adult.
Saturday: Bull Creek United Presbyterian Church Women’s Association will have an indoor/outdoor yard sale from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. at the church, 224 Tarentum Culmerville Road. Food and drinks will be sold.
Saturday: A spaghetti dinner to benefit cancer patient Michael Camp will be from 1 to 8 p.m. at the West Deer American Legion, 57 Superior Road. Cost: $10; 12 and younger, $7; includes all-you-can-eat spaghetti, meatballs, tossed salad, rolls and drink. There will be a silent auction drawing at 6 p.m., a bake sale and 50/50.
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