AlleKiski Events Calendar

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Apr
25
Fri
SAAC Fifth Annual Invitational High School Art Students Exhibit @ the Gallery Saxonburg Area Artists Co-op
Apr 25 – May 23 all-day

Student art – ten local High Schools invited to participate.
A reception for student artists, family and guests will be held
Saturday April 5,2014 from 6:30pm until 8:30pm.

Two Writing Contests @ Library Place at Pittsburgh Mills
Apr 25 all-day

The Library Place @ Pittsburgh Mills
Presents:
Two Writing Contests

Flash Fiction
750 words or less
Entry Fee: $5

Poetry
40 lines or less
Entry Fee: $5

Prize: $25 Amazon Gift Card to 1st place winners in each category

Rules:
Choose and use 5 (or more) of the keywords below:
Careen Rustic
Compass Sapphire
Dusk Sky
Linen Slippery
Pebbles Soaring

Use:
Times New Roman font, 12 pt
Double-space
1 inch margins

DO NOT put your name on your entry.

Enclose a separate cover sheet with the following information:

Title of the entry/entries
Your name
E-mail address

Postmark by May 31, 2014
(Sorry, we are unable to accept electronic submissions or payments at this time.)

Enclose payment in form of check or money order, payable to:

The Library Place (CLAV)
540 Pittsburgh Mills Circle,
Tarentum, PA, 15084
Local writers may hand deliver their entries, and may pay with cash, check or money order.

Winners will be notified by e-mail during the first week of September.

Winning entries will be published on our webpage, writers’ group blog, and Facebook page, with full credit given to the author. All rights belong to the author.

Website: Library Place at Pittsburgh Mills

http://libraryplace.weebly.com/creative-writing-contests.html

Facebook: Library Place at Pittsburgh Mills

https://www.facebook.com/pages/Library-Place-at-Pittsburgh-Mills/265505033572900

Writers’ Group Blog: Run of the Mills Writers

http://pghrunofthemillswriters.blogspot.com/

Non-winning entries and cover sheets will be destroyed to protect your work and identity.

Valley High School students stained glass work- Peoples Library @ Peoples Library
Apr 25 all-day

Valley High School art glass/mosaic students will present an exhibition of their stained glass solder projects throughout the month of April in Peoples Library, Barnes and Ninth streets, New Kensington.

The exhibition includes cut glass and creative glass expressions in grouted mosaic projects.

New Kensington Library
Hours
Monday: 9:30 am – 6:30 pm
Tuesday: 9:30 am – 6:30 pm
Wednesday: 9:30 am – 6:30 pm
Thursday: 9:30 am – 6:30 pm
Friday: Closed
Saturday: 10:00 am – 4:00 pm

Lower Valley Co-Op Ministries Community Food Bank & Services @ Springdale Borough Building
Apr 25 @ 1:00 pm – 3:00 pm

The Lower Valley Cooperative Ministries Community Food Bank and Services is a non-profit organization that serves the communities of Cheswick Borough, Harmar Township, Indiana Township, Springdale Township, and Springdale Borough.

The Lower Valley Community Food Bank’s mission is to help end hunger and increase opportunities for families to meet their nutritional needs with health and dignity.

The Food Bank’s 2013 distribution will be held in the Springdale Borough building (325 School Street, Springdale, PA 15144) at the following dates:

April 11 & 25
May 9 & 23
June 13 & 27
July 11 & 25
August 8 & 22
September 12 & 26
October 10 & 24
November 14 & 26
December 5 & 19

*Pickup time is 1:00 – 3:00 P.M.

 

Apollo Library Annual Book Sale @ First Evangelical Lutheran Church Hall
Apr 25 @ 4:00 pm – 8:00 pm

The Annual Book and Jewelry Sale location, dates and times:

Friday 4 to 8 p.m.
Saturday 9 a.m. to 4 p.m.
Sunday 12:30 to 3 p.m.  
LOCATION: Across the street from the library in the First Evangelical Lutheran Church hall.

There is a change this year. No fee will be charged on Friday night. The cost will be $5 a bag on Saturday and $3 a bag on Sunday.

Annual Spring Flower Photography Show- New Kensington Camera Club @ Central Presbyterian Church
Apr 25 @ 5:00 pm – 9:00 pm

The 2014 New Kensington Camera Club Annual Spring Flower Photography Show will be Thursday through Sunday in , 

Hours:
Thursday and Friday- 5 to 9 p.m.
Saturday- 10 a.m. to 9 p.m.
Sunday- noon to 5 p.m. 

The exhibition is open to the public, as well as Camera Club members. Entries will be accepted from 6 to 9 p.m. Wednesday. For information, email info@nkcameraclub.org   or visit www.nkcameraclub.org.

Judging will be for a President’s Choice, Pastor’s Choice and People’s Choice awards.

An Evening with Dr. Cyril Wecht @ Hill Crest County Club
Apr 25 @ 5:30 pm

People’s Natural Gas and Leadership Alle-Kiski Valley Present
The Distinguished Speaker Series
“An Evening with Dr. Cyril Wecht”
$60/person includes Dinner & Speech
$100/person includes Private reception, autographed book, dinner & speech
5:30 pm Cash Bar
5:30 pm Private Meet & Greet
6:30 pm Dinner
7:30 pm Dr. Wecht will be speaking about his most famous cases!
These cases include JonBenet Ramsey, President Kennedy, Robert Kennedy, Elvis Presley, Anna Nicole Smith, Daniel Smith, Sharon Tate, Sonny von Bulow, Laci Peterson, and many more!

Dinner choices are: Chicken Romano or Salmon with dill sauce

Join us to raise funds for Leadership Alle-Kiski Valley. For tickets and information call Judy @ 724-882-2533.

Live Acoustic Music @ River Forest CC
Apr 25 @ 6:00 pm – 10:00 pm

Spend a relaxing evening with friends and enjoy good food and classic acoustic rock of the 60′s and 70′s performed by Andy Mangini. Open to public. No cover charge.

Open-Mic Literary Night @ Library Place at Pittsburgh Mills
Apr 25 @ 6:00 pm – 8:30 pm

Are you a WRITER or LITERARY FAN?
Do you want to share your talents with the community?
Are you a non-writer looking for something different to do on a Friday night?

If you said “Yes” to any of these questions…
Join us for this fun and creative literary event to raise funds for The Library Place at Pittsburgh Mills!

The guidelines for performers are as follows: Performers will be charged $3.00 and are asked to pay at the time of registration. The poem or short story must be original and have a PG-13 rating as there may be a younger audience present. The reading of the material should be kept under 5 minutes.

Performers are asked to sign up by Tuesday, April 8th.

General admission for this event is $5.00.
Please pay prior to the event to ensure your spot.

Registration is required. Space is limited.

Please sign up at the front desk of the library or call 724-274-5600 between 11AM and 7PM on Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, or Saturday.

The Library Place is located at the Galleria at Pittsburgh Mills, Neighborhood 5, 540 Pittsburgh Mills Circle, Tarentum, Pa, 15084.

Refreshments will be available.

Funny Fundraiser – Relay for Life of Alle-Kiski Valley – Concrete Angels @ VFW Post 894
Apr 25 @ 8:00 pm

Concrete Angels, a Relay For Life of Alle-Kiski Valley team is holding a Funny Fundraiser on Friday, April 25th at VFW Post 894 in Natrona Heights, PA. Show starts at 8:00 pm – Doors open at 7:00 pm. $20 / ticket.

We will have snacks and soda available. Cash Bar will be available and benefits VFW Post 894 (no outside alcoholic beverages will be permitted).

We will also have a 50/50 raffle throughout the evening.

Gypsy Karaoke- New Ken Eagles @ New Kensington Eagles
Apr 25 @ 9:00 pm – 1:00 am

The Eagles will host Gypsy Karaoke from 9 p.m. to 1 a.m. in the Aerie on Freeport Road.

Apr
26
Sat
Two Writing Contests @ Library Place at Pittsburgh Mills
Apr 26 all-day

The Library Place @ Pittsburgh Mills
Presents:
Two Writing Contests

Flash Fiction
750 words or less
Entry Fee: $5

Poetry
40 lines or less
Entry Fee: $5

Prize: $25 Amazon Gift Card to 1st place winners in each category

Rules:
Choose and use 5 (or more) of the keywords below:
Careen Rustic
Compass Sapphire
Dusk Sky
Linen Slippery
Pebbles Soaring

Use:
Times New Roman font, 12 pt
Double-space
1 inch margins

DO NOT put your name on your entry.

Enclose a separate cover sheet with the following information:

Title of the entry/entries
Your name
E-mail address

Postmark by May 31, 2014
(Sorry, we are unable to accept electronic submissions or payments at this time.)

Enclose payment in form of check or money order, payable to:

The Library Place (CLAV)
540 Pittsburgh Mills Circle,
Tarentum, PA, 15084
Local writers may hand deliver their entries, and may pay with cash, check or money order.

Winners will be notified by e-mail during the first week of September.

Winning entries will be published on our webpage, writers’ group blog, and Facebook page, with full credit given to the author. All rights belong to the author.

Website: Library Place at Pittsburgh Mills

http://libraryplace.weebly.com/creative-writing-contests.html

Facebook: Library Place at Pittsburgh Mills

https://www.facebook.com/pages/Library-Place-at-Pittsburgh-Mills/265505033572900

Writers’ Group Blog: Run of the Mills Writers

http://pghrunofthemillswriters.blogspot.com/

Non-winning entries and cover sheets will be destroyed to protect your work and identity.

Valley High School students stained glass work- Peoples Library @ Peoples Library
Apr 26 all-day

Valley High School art glass/mosaic students will present an exhibition of their stained glass solder projects throughout the month of April in Peoples Library, Barnes and Ninth streets, New Kensington.

The exhibition includes cut glass and creative glass expressions in grouted mosaic projects.

New Kensington Library
Hours
Monday: 9:30 am – 6:30 pm
Tuesday: 9:30 am – 6:30 pm
Wednesday: 9:30 am – 6:30 pm
Thursday: 9:30 am – 6:30 pm
Friday: Closed
Saturday: 10:00 am – 4:00 pm

Second Annual Balls & Badges Early Bird Softball Tournament @ Derek Kotecki Memorial Park
Apr 26 @ 6:30 am – Apr 27 @ 7:30 am

Softball tournament will help Kotecki Fund

The Second Annual Balls & Badges Early Bird Softball Tournament to benefit The Officer Derek Kotecki Scholarship Fund will be April 26 and 27 at K9 Officer Derek Kotecki Memorial Park, Lower Burrell, formerly Wolf Pack Park.

Game draw will be 7:30 p.m. April 22 at Mogies in Lower Burrell.
Cost is $200/team; hit your own 52/275 or 52/300 balls.
Preorder T-shirts. Indicate number of shirts and sizes and send with $15 per shirt no later than April 12. A limited number of shirts will be available at the event.

To purchase as a team, send the team’s color choice, team name and members’ names, contact information and payment to: Kotecki Scholarship Fund, P.O. Box 53, New Kensington, PA 15068

For more information, email ODKBC27@gmail.com   or call 724-472-7700.

All You Can Eat Pancake & Sausage Breakfast @ First United Presbyterian Church of Tarentum
Apr 26 @ 8:00 am – 12:00 pm

All You Can Eat Pancake & Sausage Breakfast
8am – 12pm
Saturday, April 26th
$6 Adults, $3 Kids, Under age 6 is FREE!

Community Flea Market- Highlands @ Highlands High School
Apr 26 @ 8:00 am – 3:00 pm

It’s that time of year to start selling the things you don’t want anymore or never use! Your trash can be someone else’s treasure! Maybe you make crafts or sell for an independent company like Thirty One, Premiere Jewelry, Jamberry etc. and would like to set up a table.

The Highlands Post Prom Committee is organizing a community flea market to help benefit our children’s post prom. It is important for us to continue this 30 year tradition and to keep our  children safe on prom night. All of the information needed for the flea market is stated below.

WHEN: Saturday, April 26, 2014
WHERE: Highlands High School Back Parking Lot
(60+ spaces available for sellers)
TIME: 7:00a.m. OPEN FOR VENDERS
8:00 a.m. for shoppers
3:00 Close of Flea Market
COST: $10.00 FOR A SPACE (2 parking spaces YOU BRING OWN TABLES)
$2.00 PER CAR FOR SHOPPERS
There will be a small concession stand available with drinks and snacks

TO RESERVE A SPACE, PLEASE CONTACT:
MELODI COCHRAN AT 724-448-4797
RESERVATIONS FOR SPACE WILL BE TAKEN UP TO APRIL 22
There will NOT be a rain date. Should there be rain, the event will be cancelled.

Community Yard Sale- Lower Burrell @ Church of God
Apr 26 @ 8:00 am – 12:00 pm

Come participate in our Community Yard Sale
Rain date: Saturday, May 3rd.

Relay for Life Yard Sale
Apr 26 @ 8:00 am – 1:00 pm

The Circle of Friends Riverview Relay for Life team will have their annual yard sale to benefit the American Cancer Society on Saturday, April 26 from 8-1 at 528 Ninth Street in Oakmont.
There will be toys, puzzles, housewares, books, linens, knick knacks and much more. Several families have donated items for this sale so there should be something for everyone.
There will also be Daffin’s candy for sale, raffle tickets for several items including a TV and a Steelers mini helmet autographed by many Steeler legends. You can purchase a luminary candle in honor or memory of a loved one and get information on how you can participate in the Riverview Relay for Life, which will be held May 31-June 1 at Riverside Park in Oakmont. Come on out, browse through the treasures and help support a great cause!

Apollo Library Annual Book Sale @ First Evangelical Lutheran Church Hall
Apr 26 @ 9:00 am – 4:00 pm

The Annual Book and Jewelry Sale location, dates and times:

Friday 4 to 8 p.m.
Saturday 9 a.m. to 4 p.m.
Sunday 12:30 to 3 p.m.  
LOCATION: Across the street from the library in the First Evangelical Lutheran Church hall.

There is a change this year. No fee will be charged on Friday night. The cost will be $5 a bag on Saturday and $3 a bag on Sunday.

“Scrappin’ for Soldiers,” Aids Wounded Soldiers @ Trinity United Christian Church
Apr 26 @ 9:00 am – 5:00 pm

“Scrappin’ for Soldiers,” is a scrapbooking fundraiser to benefit soldiers who were wounded in Afghanistan.  
Cost is $20.
Lunch and snacks will be provided.
To register, call Carol Macklin at 724-339-1985.

9th Annual AVH Destination Wellness Health Fair @ Destination Wellness
Apr 26 @ 10:00 am – 2:00 pm

Saturday, April 26 

9th Annual AVH Destination Wellness Health Fair 

10 a.m. – 2 p.m.

Tune-up your health for spring! Obtain information from over 60 health and wellness vendors and free health screenings, such as diabetes, vision, cholesterol, blood pressure 

and balance, learn how to use an AED at the STAR Simulator and tour a LifeFlight helicopter. As you walk around, you may even run into the Pittsburgh Pirates Parrot 

mascot from 12 – 1 p.m.     

A must-see this year is The “Original” Colossal Colon®, an all-inclusive, interactive, 

40-foot long, four-foot tall, crawl-through replica of the human colon designed to educate EVERYONE about the various diseases of the colon and that colorectal cancer can happen to ANYONE at ANY age. The Colossal Colon® exhibit is free and open to the public. 

Visit crawlthecolon.com for more information. 

Annual Spring Flower Photography Show- New Kensington Camera Club @ Central Presbyterian Church
Apr 26 @ 10:00 am – 9:00 pm

The 2014 New Kensington Camera Club Annual Spring Flower Photography Show will be Thursday through Sunday in , 

Hours:
Thursday and Friday- 5 to 9 p.m.
Saturday- 10 a.m. to 9 p.m.
Sunday- noon to 5 p.m. 

The exhibition is open to the public, as well as Camera Club members. Entries will be accepted from 6 to 9 p.m. Wednesday. For information, email info@nkcameraclub.org   or visit www.nkcameraclub.org.

Judging will be for a President’s Choice, Pastor’s Choice and People’s Choice awards.

Blood Drive @ Destination Wellness
Apr 26 @ 10:00 am – 4:00 pm

Saturday, April 26 

Blood Drive 

10 a.m. – 4 p. m.

Donate blood and save a life. 

Peoples Library Fundraiser at Hillcrest Country Club @ Hillcrest Country Club
Apr 26 @ 10:00 am

Peoples Library of New Kensington and Lower Burrell is planning a Luncheon Fundraiser.

Doors open at 10 a.m. The program will feature the Valley High School show choir. There will be baskets for auction, a book sale, bake sale, two $5 raffles for Pittsburgh events and a gift card tree, and a 50/50. Cost is $30.

Reservations are available by calling 724-339-1021 by April 15.

Hop Into Spring Vendor Event @ Buffalo Twp. Volunteer Fire Company
Apr 26 @ 11:00 am – 4:00 pm

Hop Into Spring with our Second Bi-ANNUAL vendor event! With 25 + Vendors coming there will be plenty for everyone in the family! Come enjoy food, 50/50 raffle and Chinese auctions while seeing what all of our amazing vendors have to offer!

BBQ Ribs & Fish Fry Sale @ Bethel A.M.E. Church
Apr 26 @ 12:00 pm – 5:00 pm

Dinners include: Ribs & Fish, Green Beans, Cole Slaw, Potato Salad and Dessert.
$10
Call 724-224-2417 for take out or just stop in.

Comedy Show @ Leechburg Elks #377
Apr 26 @ 8:00 pm

Comedy show featuring Billy Elmer, nationally known comedian of movies, TV, Las Vegas and a finalist at all North American comedy competitions. A must see show. Doors open at 6:30PM showtime 8:00PM. Cash bar.

Apr
27
Sun
Two Writing Contests @ Library Place at Pittsburgh Mills
Apr 27 all-day

The Library Place @ Pittsburgh Mills
Presents:
Two Writing Contests

Flash Fiction
750 words or less
Entry Fee: $5

Poetry
40 lines or less
Entry Fee: $5

Prize: $25 Amazon Gift Card to 1st place winners in each category

Rules:
Choose and use 5 (or more) of the keywords below:
Careen Rustic
Compass Sapphire
Dusk Sky
Linen Slippery
Pebbles Soaring

Use:
Times New Roman font, 12 pt
Double-space
1 inch margins

DO NOT put your name on your entry.

Enclose a separate cover sheet with the following information:

Title of the entry/entries
Your name
E-mail address

Postmark by May 31, 2014
(Sorry, we are unable to accept electronic submissions or payments at this time.)

Enclose payment in form of check or money order, payable to:

The Library Place (CLAV)
540 Pittsburgh Mills Circle,
Tarentum, PA, 15084
Local writers may hand deliver their entries, and may pay with cash, check or money order.

Winners will be notified by e-mail during the first week of September.

Winning entries will be published on our webpage, writers’ group blog, and Facebook page, with full credit given to the author. All rights belong to the author.

Website: Library Place at Pittsburgh Mills

http://libraryplace.weebly.com/creative-writing-contests.html

Facebook: Library Place at Pittsburgh Mills

https://www.facebook.com/pages/Library-Place-at-Pittsburgh-Mills/265505033572900

Writers’ Group Blog: Run of the Mills Writers

http://pghrunofthemillswriters.blogspot.com/

Non-winning entries and cover sheets will be destroyed to protect your work and identity.

Valley High School students stained glass work- Peoples Library @ Peoples Library
Apr 27 all-day

Valley High School art glass/mosaic students will present an exhibition of their stained glass solder projects throughout the month of April in Peoples Library, Barnes and Ninth streets, New Kensington.

The exhibition includes cut glass and creative glass expressions in grouted mosaic projects.

New Kensington Library
Hours
Monday: 9:30 am – 6:30 pm
Tuesday: 9:30 am – 6:30 pm
Wednesday: 9:30 am – 6:30 pm
Thursday: 9:30 am – 6:30 pm
Friday: Closed
Saturday: 10:00 am – 4:00 pm

Flea Market- Outdoor Life Lodge @ Outdoor Life Lodge
Apr 27 @ 7:00 am

Exit 14 off rt. 28 on BULL CREEK rd.

7:00 am til ?
Seats & eats, fun in the sun!
Set ups $5.00 large space.

Meadows Casino Trip with Highlands Area Senior Citizens Center @ Meadows Casino
Apr 27 @ 10:30 am – 5:30 pm

Highlands Area Senior Citizens Center is sponsoring a Meadows Casino trip. The bus leaves from the rear of Brackenridge Legion at 10:30 a.m. and returns from the casino at 5:30 p.m.

Reservations and money due by March 24th.

Southern Gospel Concert @ Church of God
Apr 27 @ 10:45 am

The Glory Way quartet will present a concert of some of the finest Southern Gospel Music. A love offering will be taken

Annual Spring Flower Photography Show- New Kensington Camera Club @ Central Presbyterian Church
Apr 27 @ 12:00 pm – 5:00 pm

The 2014 New Kensington Camera Club Annual Spring Flower Photography Show will be Thursday through Sunday in , 

Hours:
Thursday and Friday- 5 to 9 p.m.
Saturday- 10 a.m. to 9 p.m.
Sunday- noon to 5 p.m. 

The exhibition is open to the public, as well as Camera Club members. Entries will be accepted from 6 to 9 p.m. Wednesday. For information, email info@nkcameraclub.org   or visit www.nkcameraclub.org.

Judging will be for a President’s Choice, Pastor’s Choice and People’s Choice awards.

Apollo Library Annual Book Sale @ First Evangelical Lutheran Church Hall
Apr 27 @ 12:30 pm – 3:00 pm

The Annual Book and Jewelry Sale location, dates and times:

Friday 4 to 8 p.m.
Saturday 9 a.m. to 4 p.m.
Sunday 12:30 to 3 p.m.  
LOCATION: Across the street from the library in the First Evangelical Lutheran Church hall.

There is a change this year. No fee will be charged on Friday night. The cost will be $5 a bag on Saturday and $3 a bag on Sunday.

Spaghetti Dinner @ Loyal Order of Moose Lodge 53
Apr 27 @ 1:00 pm – 6:00 pm

$6 includes spaghetti, salad, roll & coffee
Take outs available

Apr
28
Mon
Two Writing Contests @ Library Place at Pittsburgh Mills
Apr 28 all-day

The Library Place @ Pittsburgh Mills
Presents:
Two Writing Contests

Flash Fiction
750 words or less
Entry Fee: $5

Poetry
40 lines or less
Entry Fee: $5

Prize: $25 Amazon Gift Card to 1st place winners in each category

Rules:
Choose and use 5 (or more) of the keywords below:
Careen Rustic
Compass Sapphire
Dusk Sky
Linen Slippery
Pebbles Soaring

Use:
Times New Roman font, 12 pt
Double-space
1 inch margins

DO NOT put your name on your entry.

Enclose a separate cover sheet with the following information:

Title of the entry/entries
Your name
E-mail address

Postmark by May 31, 2014
(Sorry, we are unable to accept electronic submissions or payments at this time.)

Enclose payment in form of check or money order, payable to:

The Library Place (CLAV)
540 Pittsburgh Mills Circle,
Tarentum, PA, 15084
Local writers may hand deliver their entries, and may pay with cash, check or money order.

Winners will be notified by e-mail during the first week of September.

Winning entries will be published on our webpage, writers’ group blog, and Facebook page, with full credit given to the author. All rights belong to the author.

Website: Library Place at Pittsburgh Mills

http://libraryplace.weebly.com/creative-writing-contests.html

Facebook: Library Place at Pittsburgh Mills

https://www.facebook.com/pages/Library-Place-at-Pittsburgh-Mills/265505033572900

Writers’ Group Blog: Run of the Mills Writers

http://pghrunofthemillswriters.blogspot.com/

Non-winning entries and cover sheets will be destroyed to protect your work and identity.

Valley High School students stained glass work- Peoples Library @ Peoples Library
Apr 28 all-day

Valley High School art glass/mosaic students will present an exhibition of their stained glass solder projects throughout the month of April in Peoples Library, Barnes and Ninth streets, New Kensington.

The exhibition includes cut glass and creative glass expressions in grouted mosaic projects.

New Kensington Library
Hours
Monday: 9:30 am – 6:30 pm
Tuesday: 9:30 am – 6:30 pm
Wednesday: 9:30 am – 6:30 pm
Thursday: 9:30 am – 6:30 pm
Friday: Closed
Saturday: 10:00 am – 4:00 pm

Spring Card Party- St Mary’s- Freeport @ St. Mary Fellowship Hall,
Apr 28 @ 7:00 pm – 10:00 pm

There will be a salad buffet, refreshments, door/table prizes and a 50/50 raffle. Play your favorite card game or board game. Men welcome.
Cost: $10.

Reservations or details: Carol, 724-353-2641.

Apr
29
Tue
Two Writing Contests @ Library Place at Pittsburgh Mills
Apr 29 all-day

The Library Place @ Pittsburgh Mills
Presents:
Two Writing Contests

Flash Fiction
750 words or less
Entry Fee: $5

Poetry
40 lines or less
Entry Fee: $5

Prize: $25 Amazon Gift Card to 1st place winners in each category

Rules:
Choose and use 5 (or more) of the keywords below:
Careen Rustic
Compass Sapphire
Dusk Sky
Linen Slippery
Pebbles Soaring

Use:
Times New Roman font, 12 pt
Double-space
1 inch margins

DO NOT put your name on your entry.

Enclose a separate cover sheet with the following information:

Title of the entry/entries
Your name
E-mail address

Postmark by May 31, 2014
(Sorry, we are unable to accept electronic submissions or payments at this time.)

Enclose payment in form of check or money order, payable to:

The Library Place (CLAV)
540 Pittsburgh Mills Circle,
Tarentum, PA, 15084
Local writers may hand deliver their entries, and may pay with cash, check or money order.

Winners will be notified by e-mail during the first week of September.

Winning entries will be published on our webpage, writers’ group blog, and Facebook page, with full credit given to the author. All rights belong to the author.

Website: Library Place at Pittsburgh Mills

http://libraryplace.weebly.com/creative-writing-contests.html

Facebook: Library Place at Pittsburgh Mills

https://www.facebook.com/pages/Library-Place-at-Pittsburgh-Mills/265505033572900

Writers’ Group Blog: Run of the Mills Writers

http://pghrunofthemillswriters.blogspot.com/

Non-winning entries and cover sheets will be destroyed to protect your work and identity.

Valley High School students stained glass work- Peoples Library @ Peoples Library
Apr 29 all-day

Valley High School art glass/mosaic students will present an exhibition of their stained glass solder projects throughout the month of April in Peoples Library, Barnes and Ninth streets, New Kensington.

The exhibition includes cut glass and creative glass expressions in grouted mosaic projects.

New Kensington Library
Hours
Monday: 9:30 am – 6:30 pm
Tuesday: 9:30 am – 6:30 pm
Wednesday: 9:30 am – 6:30 pm
Thursday: 9:30 am – 6:30 pm
Friday: Closed
Saturday: 10:00 am – 4:00 pm

Highmark® BCBS Medicare Solutions Seminar @ Destination Wellness
Apr 29 @ 11:30 am

Tuesday, April 29

Highmark® BCBS Medicare Solutions Seminar

11:30 a.m. 

Highmark Blue Cross Blue Shield offers a variety of health plans for individuals with Medicare. Find out how to find the right Medicare plan, compare the features of an HMO, PPO, and Part D plan, save money and make sure you have prescription drug coverage. 

A sales representative, Dona Marks, a senior benefits consultant with Highmark will be present with information and applications, and can discuss benefits, answer your questions and explain how to enroll. Call 888.919.RSVP (7787) to register.

50 Book Challenge @ Community Library of Allegheny Valley
Apr 29 @ 6:00 pm

The members of this book club aim to read at least 50 books in 2014! Join us to discuss what you’ve been reading and receive recommendations from other book lovers. New readers always welcome.

The Diabetic Foot: What You Should Know @ Destination Wellness
Apr 29 @ 6:00 pm – 7:00 pm

Tuesday, April 29 

The Diabetic Foot:  What You Should Know 

6 – 7 p. m.

Join Cheryl L. Goldstein, DPM from A1 Foot & Ankle Clinic in Natrona Heights as she presents the diabetic foot. If you have diabetes, learn what you should know about taking care of an often forgotten part of the body, your feet. Register today for this free presentation. Your feet will thank you! 

Coping With Concussions- Springdale Public Library @ Springdale Free Public Library
Apr 29 @ 7:00 pm – 8:00 pm

Springdale Public Library Presents invites the public to a free program on Coping With Concussions. Kelly Pierce from UPMC Sports Concussion and Jamie Moder from BrainSteps will discuss topics on safety and sports. This program is designed to help students, athletes, parents, educators and coaches involved in the care of or recovery from a concession learn the different options

Myths about Happiness @ Lifetree Cafe @ Life Tree Cafe - Conversation Cafe
Apr 29 @ 7:00 pm

Commonly held myths about happiness and life will be discussed at Lifetree Café on Tueday April 29th a7 7PM.

The program, titled “Life’s Myths: What You Believe That’s Wrong,” features a filmed interview with Oliver Burkeman, author of The Antidote: Happiness for People Who Can’t Stand Positive Thinking.

“There’s a certain kind of positive thinking that actually has the opposite effect,” says Burkeman, who debunks common myths about what leads to happiness.

Apr
30
Wed
Two Writing Contests @ Library Place at Pittsburgh Mills
Apr 30 all-day

The Library Place @ Pittsburgh Mills
Presents:
Two Writing Contests

Flash Fiction
750 words or less
Entry Fee: $5

Poetry
40 lines or less
Entry Fee: $5

Prize: $25 Amazon Gift Card to 1st place winners in each category

Rules:
Choose and use 5 (or more) of the keywords below:
Careen Rustic
Compass Sapphire
Dusk Sky
Linen Slippery
Pebbles Soaring

Use:
Times New Roman font, 12 pt
Double-space
1 inch margins

DO NOT put your name on your entry.

Enclose a separate cover sheet with the following information:

Title of the entry/entries
Your name
E-mail address

Postmark by May 31, 2014
(Sorry, we are unable to accept electronic submissions or payments at this time.)

Enclose payment in form of check or money order, payable to:

The Library Place (CLAV)
540 Pittsburgh Mills Circle,
Tarentum, PA, 15084
Local writers may hand deliver their entries, and may pay with cash, check or money order.

Winners will be notified by e-mail during the first week of September.

Winning entries will be published on our webpage, writers’ group blog, and Facebook page, with full credit given to the author. All rights belong to the author.

Website: Library Place at Pittsburgh Mills

http://libraryplace.weebly.com/creative-writing-contests.html

Facebook: Library Place at Pittsburgh Mills

https://www.facebook.com/pages/Library-Place-at-Pittsburgh-Mills/265505033572900

Writers’ Group Blog: Run of the Mills Writers

http://pghrunofthemillswriters.blogspot.com/

Non-winning entries and cover sheets will be destroyed to protect your work and identity.

Valley High School students stained glass work- Peoples Library @ Peoples Library
Apr 30 all-day

Valley High School art glass/mosaic students will present an exhibition of their stained glass solder projects throughout the month of April in Peoples Library, Barnes and Ninth streets, New Kensington.

The exhibition includes cut glass and creative glass expressions in grouted mosaic projects.

New Kensington Library
Hours
Monday: 9:30 am – 6:30 pm
Tuesday: 9:30 am – 6:30 pm
Wednesday: 9:30 am – 6:30 pm
Thursday: 9:30 am – 6:30 pm
Friday: Closed
Saturday: 10:00 am – 4:00 pm

Alzheimer’s Support Group @ Destination Wellness
Apr 30 @ 6:00 pm – 7:00 pm

Wednesday, April 30 

Alzheimer’s Support Group 

6 – 7 p.m.

This monthly support group provides valuable information to those caring for a loved one with Alzheimer’s disease.

Al-Anon and Alateen Meetings @ Trinity United Methodist Church
Apr 30 @ 8:00 pm

Al-Anon and Alateen programs are for anyone whose life has been affected by someone else’s drinking. These are anonymous meetings so that the person’s life details are kept private.

May
1
Thu
Two Writing Contests @ Library Place at Pittsburgh Mills
May 1 all-day

The Library Place @ Pittsburgh Mills
Presents:
Two Writing Contests

Flash Fiction
750 words or less
Entry Fee: $5

Poetry
40 lines or less
Entry Fee: $5

Prize: $25 Amazon Gift Card to 1st place winners in each category

Rules:
Choose and use 5 (or more) of the keywords below:
Careen Rustic
Compass Sapphire
Dusk Sky
Linen Slippery
Pebbles Soaring

Use:
Times New Roman font, 12 pt
Double-space
1 inch margins

DO NOT put your name on your entry.

Enclose a separate cover sheet with the following information:

Title of the entry/entries
Your name
E-mail address

Postmark by May 31, 2014
(Sorry, we are unable to accept electronic submissions or payments at this time.)

Enclose payment in form of check or money order, payable to:

The Library Place (CLAV)
540 Pittsburgh Mills Circle,
Tarentum, PA, 15084
Local writers may hand deliver their entries, and may pay with cash, check or money order.

Winners will be notified by e-mail during the first week of September.

Winning entries will be published on our webpage, writers’ group blog, and Facebook page, with full credit given to the author. All rights belong to the author.

Website: Library Place at Pittsburgh Mills

http://libraryplace.weebly.com/creative-writing-contests.html

Facebook: Library Place at Pittsburgh Mills

https://www.facebook.com/pages/Library-Place-at-Pittsburgh-Mills/265505033572900

Writers’ Group Blog: Run of the Mills Writers

http://pghrunofthemillswriters.blogspot.com/

Non-winning entries and cover sheets will be destroyed to protect your work and identity.

Take Off Pounds Sensibly (T.O.P.S.) Meeting @ Center United Methodist Church
May 1 @ 9:30 am
C.L.A.V. Friends of the Library Monthly Card Party @ Community Library of Allegheny Valley
May 1 @ 12:00 pm – 3:00 pm

Community Library of Allegheny Valley Friends of the Library Monthly Card Party

Community Room at the library.
Fee: $5, includes dessert and coffee.
Participants may bring a bag lunch.
Tables of four may play any card game or board game.
Reservations: Jo Humphrey, 724-224-8873.

Community Action Poverty Simulation @ Westmoreland County Community College New Kensington Center
May 1 @ 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm

Westmoreland Community Action/ A-K Valley Bridges Out of Poverty Presents- The Community Action Poverty Simulation

A poverty simulation is a guided experience that exposes participants to the realities of poverty, including the challenges of navigating the complex world of government services and other human service agencies.  For those who participate, it is an invaluable experience that will have a significant impact on their perspective of those that live in poverty.  The aim is to educate communities, individuals and families so that we can all work together to eradicate poverty by advocating from a place of knowledge as well as compassion.
RSVP/ More info contact:
Scott L. McMannis 724.244.2351

Musings of the Mind: Meditation Class @ Inner Strength
May 1 @ 7:00 pm – 8:00 pm

Every Thursday evening
Adults Only
Every Thursday evening 7-8 pm  $10.

Would you spend one hour to gain mental clarity, enhanced memory, calming of emotion stress and the focus to use the energy you do have more efficiently?

Meditation has been found to enhance all of these and your over all health. While taking the time to step away from the everyday chaos and give yourself peace and tranquility, one can begin to see the benefits of regular meditation. The seated chair meditation is not religious based making it a suitable addition to one’s personal spiritual practice. It is appropriate for ages 12 years and up. Enjoy sitting in the lovely feng shui designed facility at Inner Strength, located on the hilltop with a 360 degree view of rolling farm land and spacious skies.

www.inner-strength.org

“LIFE’S MYTHS” @ Trinity United Christian Church
May 1 @ 7:00 pm – 8:00 pm

Commonly held myths about happiness and life will be discussed at Lifetree Café.
The program, titled “Life’s Myths: What You Believe That’s Wrong,” features a filmed interview with Oliver Burkeman, author of The Antidote: Happiness for People Who Can’t Stand Positive Thinking.

“There’s a certain kind of positive thinking that actually has the opposite effect,” says Burkeman, who debunks common myths about what leads to happiness.

Admission to the 60-minute event is free. Snacks and beverages are available. Lifetree Café is a place where people gather for conversation about life and faith in a casual coffeehouse-type setting.

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