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- Last Updated on Wednesday, 01 March 2023 05:05
HISTORY UNCORKED - The Smithsonian-affiliated Senator John Heinz History Center will host its 25th Annual History Uncorked – Pittsburgh’s #1 party for young professionals – on Friday, March 3, from 7:30–11:00 p.m. History Uncorked: A Beautiful Night in the Neighborhood will feature block party-inspired activities and entertainment on every floor. Guests can network, explore, and unwind with friends and peers as they enjoy beer, wine and signature cocktails, and delicious bites from local eateries. History Uncorked will feature an epic dance party hosted by DJ Bamboo and Arie Cole, live music with DJ Cake, Pittsburgh trivia with Trivia Jockeys, tarot card readings, a silent auction, and more. Visitors can also explore six floors of dynamic exhibitions that highlight the culture and history of Pittsburgh, from Mister Rogers Neighborhood to artist Ron Donoughe’s “90 Neighborhoods” paintings on view in the Special Collections Gallery. General admission is $65 in advance and $85 at the door. All proceeds from History Uncorked support the History Center in BIG ways, from bringing Smithsonian-quality exhibitions to Pittsburgh and creating programming for learners of all ages, to preserving historic artifacts and ensuring our collections are here to inspire future generations. For more information or to purchase tickets, click here.
CELTIC MUSIC ‘CONCERT FOR LIFE’ - The Bible Chapel located at 203 Johnston Ave in Pricedale, is hosting a FREE “Concert for Life” on March 4, from 7-8 pm. The concert will feature the band Abbots Cross. With roots in jazz, classical and rock, Abbot’s Cross is redefining traditional Celtic Music. The concert is free to the public. Also, any child who comes can enter a coloring contest, and they will be given a prize just for coloring it! Guests can also enjoy a Chinese auction and free refreshments after the concert. In kind donations are also welcome. Any proceeds raised will benefit New Life Options in Monongahela. Melissa Rohm, Director of New Life Options explains that they offer classes to earn free items that helps moms and dads and anyone who wants to keep their child up to three years old. Items such as formula, diapers, cribs, car seats and clothes are available - all for FREE!!! New Life Options is a FREE service and can be reached at 724-797-0417. For questions about the concert on March 4, you may call Alan Booth at 724-941-8990.
MARCH 9 - 12
"ANASTASIA THE MUSICAL" - The Belle Vernon Area High School Drama Club will perform "Anastasia The Musical" March 9, 10, 11 at 7:30pm and March 12 at 2:30pm. Tickets are on sale now and can be ordered by calling 724-808-2500 ext 2173 or by clicking the ticket link at www.bvabroadway.com. Tickets are $15/adults and $10/students. Questions can be directed to Michael Rozell, Producer, at email@example.com or by calling 724-808-2500 ext. 2171.
ANNUAL GIFT BASKET RAFFLE - The West Newton Library will hold their 6th Annual Gift Basket Raffle on Sunday, March 12 at the Turkey Town Fire Hall, 90 Supervisor Dr. in West Newton. Doors open at 11:30 AM and event begins at 12:00 noon and runs until 4:00 PM PM. Gift Basket Drawing Begins at 2:30 sharp. There will be 25 general gift basket tickets, games of chance include President's Choice, Basket Tier, 50/50, tip boards and more. Tickets are $20 per ticket and are non refundable. Ticket includes a light lunch. A limited amount of tickets will be sold at Gary's Chuck Wagon Restaurant and the West Newton Library and online http://west-newton-library.ticketleap.com Benefits the West Newton Library 724-633-0798.
SOUTH HILLS COIN CLUB MEETING - The monthly meeting of the South Hills Coin Club will be held Tuesday evening March 14, at 7:30 PM at the Bethel Park Municipal building located at 5100 West Library Ave. in Bethel Park. All members and the general public are invited. This months program will be show and tell of recent coin finds by our members. A 50/50 will be offered and childrens prizes to be awarded. Applications are now being accepted for membership. For more information call 724-984-6611.
CLOTHES 4 U MINISTRY - The Clothes 4 U ministry of the First United Methodist Church in Belle Vernon will be open to the public from 9:00 a.m. to 12:00 noon on Tuesday March 14 and Tuesday, March 28. All donations of clean gently used clothing is greatly appreciated so that we can continue this ministry to the people of the Mon Valley. We are strictly donations in and donations out. We do not charge for anything. Please call the church at 724-929-4696 for information and immediate need.
FREE HAM DINNER - Saturday, March 4 - 3:00 p.m. to 6:00 p.m. New Beginnings Church of God of Prophecy, 411 4th Ave., New Eagle, PA invites the community to enjoy a delicious meal. Drive-Thru Take-Out only. Menu includes: ham, scalloped potatoes, green beans, coleslaw, and dessert. (Donations are appreciated.) Please call (724) 310-3533 to place an order.
MON VALLEY COIN CLUB MEETING - The monthly meeting of the Mon Valley Coin Club will take place at 7:00 p.m. Thursday March 16 at VFW Post 1409, 793 E. Main St., Monongahela. Discussion will be held on Eisenhower Dollars. A 50/50 will be offered and children's prizes will be awarded. Applications for membership are being accepted. For Additional information, call 724-503-8455 or 724-972-8464
ELKS CARD PARTY – Pittsburgh South Hills Elks Lodge 2213. Saturday, March 18, 2023. 2789 South Park Road, Bethel Park, Pa. 15102. Price $25 per person. Doors open at 11:00 a.m. lunch served at 12:00 p.m. Chinese auction. Tickets: call 412-831-0616
ROSTRAVER SPORTSMEN MEETING - Rostraver Sportsmen and Conservation Association located at 539 Cedar Creek Rd. in Belle Vernon,Pa will hold their monthly meeting on Monday March 20, at 7:30 PM. All members are encouraged to attend. Applications are now being accepted for membership from both men and women. For more information call 724-984-6611. rostraversca.org
WOMEN OF IRELAND PROGRAM - 7:00 P.M on Wednesday, March 22 in the Community Rooms of the Jefferson Hills Municipal Building. Sponsored by the West Jefferson Hills Historical Society. Dynamic speaker Donna Edwards-Jordan will present ‘Women of Ireland,’ a cultural history program honoring the daughters of Maeve - past and present. Ireland is a land of strong women. Women of power. Power of all sorts: physical, moral, creative, intellectual. But history has not always been kind, and their achievements have sometimes been hidden. During the month which celebrates women and their achievements, learn how the contributions of Irish women have shaped the culture of Ireland...and the world!
16TH EGG EGGSTRAVAGANZA - Sunday, March 26, 2023, from 12-4PM, will be held at St. John Byzantine Catholic Church Social Hall, 201 E. Main St., Uniontown. Egg artists display, demonstrate, and sell decorated eggs, Easter items ( embroidered basket covers, lamb butter molds, decorated candles) and crafts for purchase, children’s Easter theme activities, explanation of traditional Easter foods for basket blessing, Lenten lunch menu, baked goods (including long rolls and more) workshop on making pysanky, raffles and basket raffles, and church tours. Free admission. Handicapped accessible. For info: call 724-438-1382 (Leave message.) Check parish website for any updates: http://www.stjohnbaptist-byzcath-uniontown.org/
CLOTHES 4 U MINISTRY - The Clothes 4 U ministry of the First United Methodist Church in Belle Vernon will be open to the public from 9:00 a.m. to 12:00 noon on Tuesday, March 28. All donations of clean gently used clothing is greatly appreciated so that we can continue this ministry to the people of the Mon Valley. We are strictly donations in and donations out. We do not charge for anything. Please call the church at 724-929-4696 for information and immediate need
MARCH 29 – APRIL 1
OPEN HOUSE – Rt. 21 Homes & Laurel Mountain Homes. 44th Anniversary Sale & Open House. Roy Furnman Highway in Carmichaels, PA and Clubhouse Dr., in Donegal, PA
IRISH DANCING - ‘GET YOUR IRISH ON’ - Join Liz Shovlin along with the Shovlin Academy of Irish dance for an evening of entertainment at Baldwin Borough Public Library on Thursday, March 30. Doors open at 6:30 PM for Irish beer and snacks. Dancers begin at 7:00 PM. This event is for ages 21+. BYOB or enjoy an adult refreshment provided by the library on a first come first serve basis. Cost is $10 per person, pay at the door. Cash or card accepted. Registration required. Sign up HERE: https://tockify.com/baldwin.library/detail/463/1680215400000
LUNCH WITH THE EASTER BUNNY - Holy Rider Assembly of Christ, located at 317 First Street in Donora, will be holding ‘Lunch with the Easter Bunny’ on Saturday, April 1 from 11:00AM – 2:00PM. Lunch includes: Hot dog, Chips, Cookie, and a Drink, and costs just $6 for adults, and $4 for children ages 2 – 12. Children under 2 are free. Your admission includes Lunch, a Tattoo Station, and Egg Craft. Children will also receive a lollipop from the lollipop tree. Photos with the Easter Bunny will be just $5. There will also be a 50/50 Drawing and a Chinese Auction. Proceeds benefit Holy Rider Assembly of Christ. For more information, contact David Parnell (Goose) at 724-970-4780.
EASTER BAKE SALE - Jefferson United Methodist Church, located at 310 Gill Hall Road, Jefferson Hills, PA, will be holding their annual Easter Bake Sale on Saturday, April 1, 2023 from 9:00 a.m. - 1:00 p.m. A variety of homemade baked goods will be available for purchase including: Easter rolls available in nut, apricot and poppyseed varieties, cookies, candy, and pies. Come early for the best selection! Easter rolls are available for pre-order purchase ($10/each) by calling 412.653.3222 x3. Pre-orders will be accepted in advance through Sunday, March 26, 2023.
EASTER ‘EGGSTRAVAGANZA AND EGG HUNT’ - Crossroads Ministries will hold an Easter ‘EGGstravaganza’ and Egg Hunt event on April, 1. This FREE family will be a fun afternoon filled with many activities for everyone! There will be three different times to choose. All participants will receive their ticket to the carnival at the registration table. Step right up to the carnival, play lots of games, and earn tickets for the prize raffles! The event will include a photo booth, carnival games and snacks, and lots of raffle prizes! The Egg Hunt will have 15,000 eggs begin approximately 45 minutes past the hour. This event will take place rain or shine! Sign up today to reserve your spot at www.crsmin.com. Crossroads Ministries is located at 81 Walter Long Rd. Finleyville PA 15332. For more information or questions, call 724-348-1620