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CHRISTMAS CRAFT/BAKE SALE - The Ethnic Craft Club of St. John the Baptist Byzantine Catholic Church, 201 E. Main St., Uniontown, PA, will be having its annual Christmas Craft/Bake Sale on Saturday, December 3 from 12 Noon to 5:00 PM, and Sunday, December 4 from 10:00 AM to 1:00 PM, in the upstairs social ministry room. The sale will feature decorations, wood crafted items, folk crafts, religious articles, parish cookbooks (Carpathian Cookery), imported items, homemade candy, various baked goods (long rolls, cookies, breads, etc.), and many other articles that would make fine  Christmas gifts or holiday decorations. Raffle prizes available. There is no admission fee. Handicapped accessible. Parking in lot behind school.  For information call: 724-438-1382 M-F between (9AM-3 PM - leave message).


ROSTRAVER TOWNSHIP CHRISTMAS CELEBRATION - On Sunday, December 4 the Rostraver Lions Clubs in partnership with the Rostraver Township Board of Commissioners will host the annual Rostraver Township Christmas Celebration at the John DiVirgilio Sports Complex located in Rostraver Township at 150 Recreation Drive.  The outdoor event will include a fire truck parade, bonfire, visit with Santa, treat bags, arts and crafts, hot chocolate for the children,  hot dogs complements of the Rostraver Township Board of Commissioners, and a Toys for Tots collection box.  The festivities are held rain or shine beginning at 6:00 p.m. 


‘SOUP AND STROLL’ - The Peters Creek Historical Society has set the table for its annual invitation to ‘Soup and Stroll’, Sunday, December 4, from 12:00 noon to 4:30 pm at the historic Enoch Wright House, 815 Venetia Road, Venetia. Enjoy a delicious fare of homemade soups, desserts and artisan bread.  Stroll through the house decorated for the holidays and follow up with a stroll to the log cabin on site.  Cost: Adults-$10 and Children under 8 is $5.  Tickets are available at the door!   For more information on the society, the Enoch Wright House and log cabin, log into 



HARMONY SINGERS HOLIDAY CONCERT  - The Harmony Singers of Pittsburgh will present a holiday concert, “Sing of a Merry Christmas,” under the direction of Cynthia G. Pratt on Friday, December 9 at 7:30 p.m. at Brightwood Christian Church, 5044 West Library Avenue, Bethel Park.  Selections from the concert include “Christmas Is Coming”, “Sing This Night with Joy” and “What will Santa Claus Say?”  The concert will include favorite carols and holiday music. A basket raffle will be included.  The concert is free and open to the public.  A free-will offering to benefit the charitable and entertainment efforts of the Harmony Singers will be accepted.  The Harmony Singers are available to perform for civic, social, church, or business organizations.  For more information about the group or to reserve them for an event, please visit and follow them on Facebook


SHEPHERD’S VOICE CHRISTMAS CONCERT - Local Christian trio ‘Shepherd’s Voice’ will present a Christmas concert at Riverview Baptist Church, 405 Main St., New Eagle, on Friday, December 9 beginning at 7:00 p.m.  Members include Connie Watkins, Debby Petrosky and Debbie Harn.  There is no admission fee, but a free-will offering will be taken.  Please join us for an evening of Christmas favorites that will bring a smile to your face and prepare your hearts to celebrate the true meaning of Christmas.


4TH ANNUAL CHRISTMAS COOKIE WALK - Saturday, December 10 from 10:00AM  to 12:00 noon at the First Church of God, located at 157 N. 2nd Street in West Newton.  Guests will receive a plastic glove and a box. Fill your box will your favorite cookies and pay for the cookies at $9 a pound.   We will also have homemade peanut butter balls for $7 a dozen.  For more information, please call 724-872-7467


CHRISTMAS BREAKFAST AND PUPPET SHOW - Thomas Presbyterian Church will hold a Christmas Breakfast and puppet show on Saturday December 10, 2022.  The breakfast will be served at 9:00AM with the puppet show starting at 10:00 AM.  The puppet show will be performed by Pittsburgh Puppet Works.  We will also have a balloon artist/twister, a craft table, and a visit from Santa Claus. The breakfast menu will be waffles, French Toast, scrambled eggs, sausage, fruit, juice, and coffee.  Tickets are $10 per person with a maximum of $40 per family. Tickets can be purchased at the church office or by contacting the church at 724-941-8910, or at the door.  It would be helpful if you could make a reservation ahead of time so we can estimate the number of attendees.   Thomas Presbyterian Church is at 1068 Linden Road, Eighty Four, PA.


THE CLOTHES 4 U MINISTRY -  First United Methodist Church, 200 State Street,  Belle Vernon will be open to the public on Tuesday December 13th from 9:00 a.m. to Noon.  We are in need of childrens and men's clothing donations at this time.  But all donations of clean gently used clothing is deeply appreciated so we can continue this ministry.  Thank you for helping  us help the Mon Valley.  Please call the church at 724-929-4696 for information.  Due to the Christmas holiday, we will only be open one time in the month of December.  Please call the church for special needs.

DECEMBER 15 - 16

‘IT’S CHRISTMAS TIME AGAIN’ FEATURING CHARLES BILLINGSLEY - Crossroads Ministries in Finleyville is thrilled to host acclaimed vocalist, Charles Billingsley, for a Christmas Concert and Dessert on Thursday, December 15 and Friday, December 16.  Charles will be singing from his album ‘It’s Christmas Time Again.’

Charles Billingsley is an acclaimed crossover vocalist, songwriter, and author. Launching his career three decades ago as a lead vocalist for Grammy – nominated NewSong, Charles has since performed as a solo artist for 30 years in more than 3000 concerts, released 24 albums, and garnered seven #1 radio hits with his signature style and incredible vocal range. ‘It's Christmas Time Again’, and we want this year to be extra special as you enjoy this night of great music, as well as awesome desserts to follow the concert (included with your Ticket). Crossroads Ministries is located at 81 Walter Long Road, Finleyville PA 15332 - Tickets are available at


BREAKFAST WITH SANTA - The First United Methodist Church, 200 State Street, Belle Vernon will have Breakfast with Santa on Saturday, December 17th from 9:00 a.m. to 11:00 a.m.  Come and have a delicious pancake and sausage breakfast and enjoy a visit with Santa himself.  All ages are invited.  This event is a community outreach program and is FREE to the public.  Donations will be accepted, but are not required.  Come to celebrate the season!


WINTER SOLSTICE SERVICE - The Unitarian Universalist Congregation of Smithton (UUCS) will observe a traditional Winter Solstice service to mark the return of the light and with it the rebirth of our hopes and dreams for the coming year.  Join us Wednesday December 21st at 7:00 p.m. (Pot luck dinner at 6 p.m.). We welcome you to join in this celebration with a pot luck dinner (bring something if you are able) and music by Rich Ermlick and Jason Harvey. The church is located at 251 Second Street Smithton PA 15479.   For more information: Phone 724-872-5056 email- . Visit us on Facebook! Webpage:


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