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Aug
1
Fri
Casual Summer Reading Program @ Library Place at Pittsburgh Mills Mall
Aug 1 – Sep 8 all-day

The Library Place at Pittsburgh Mills is hosting a “Casual Summer Reading Program” for all ages from June 23-July 31. Sign up today so that you can win prizes.

We have something for everyone with our different kind of summer reading program. There are no meetings, no assigned material. There are options for adults, teens, and kids.

KIDS
For every 10 books you read, you will earn a coupon for free hamburger, apple slices, and jug of milk from McDonald’s. There is no limit for how many of these rewards you can earn. We do ask that at least 2 of each group of 10 be checked out from our library.

ADULTS & TEENS

Stop in The Library Place at Pittsburgh Mills and fill out an entry slip for each book you read. Winning entries will be drawn for prizes.

To participate via our Facebook page, find us by searching “Library Place at Pittsburgh Mills” and “LIKE” us. Join in the ongoing conversation about what books you like, which ones you don’t like, and the reasons why. Watch for frequent “Discussion Questions” and feel free to ask your own.

Summer Reading Program @ Vandergrift Public Library
Aug 1 – Sep 29 all-day

This program runs from July 1st through July 31st. Earn prizes and win raffle prizes with the Read-at-Home program. Ages 3-14 are encouraged to register at the library. $3.00 materials fee. Currently taking registrations during the month of June. Phone the library for more info.

Aug
2
Sat
Lower Burrell Farmer’s Market @ Lower Burrell Farmer's Market
Aug 2 – Nov 15 all-day

From 9am to 1pm in the parking lot of City Hall.

Aug
17
Sun
Vacation Bible School @ Church of God
Aug 17 @ 6:30 pm – Aug 21 @ 8:30 pm

The theme is SonTreasure Island. A week of treasure-hunting adventure in the Caribbean Islands where children learn about god’s amazing love.
Pre-register by calling 724-335-4422.

Aug
19
Tue
One-on-One Computer and E-Resource Assistance @ Community Library of Allegheny Valley (Harrison)
Aug 19 @ 12:00 pm – 2:00 pm

12 to 2 p.m. Aug 12, 19, & 26, One-on-One Computer and E-Resource Assistance: Receive one-on-one assistance from a librarian during a 20-minute session. Use one of the library’s laptops or bring your own computer or device. Registration required at724-226-3491.

Writing Circle @ Library Place at Pittsburgh Mills Mall
Aug 19 @ 5:30 pm – 7:00 pm

Do you like to write? Are you interested in meeting other writers? Are you a beginner, an experienced writer, or somewhere in between? All interested writers are invited to attend.

Energy Bridges @ Community Library of Allegheny Valley (Harrison)
Aug 19 @ 6:30 pm

This free energy literacy program will discuss traditional resources of oil, coal , natural gas, and nuclear power, alongside renewable resources hydroelectric power, wind, solar, geothermal, and biomass. Energy Bridges uses demonstrations and activities to compare and contrast the energy resources as the program works to enhance energy literacy. The program is sponsored by the EQT Foundation and written and designed by RiverQuest, a nonprofit organization that operates a river learning center in Southwestern Pennsylvania. Registration required at 724-226-3491.

Growing Closer to God – Ancient Practices @ Christ Our Hope Anglican Church
Aug 19 @ 7:00 pm – 8:00 pm
Growing Closer to God - Ancient Practices @ Christ Our Hope Anglican Church | Natrona Heights | Pennsylvania | United States

The program, titled “Encountering God: What Ancient Practices Can Teach Us Today,” features a short film depicting how various groups and individuals have tried to grow spiritually.

“Spirituality isn’t new,” says Lifetree national director Craig Cable. “There’s a lot to learn from people who have come before us.”

Lifetree participants will explore how ancient practices might benefit their own spiritual lives.

Admission to the 60-minute event is free. Snacks and beverages are available.

Aug
20
Wed
Farmers Market- Tarentum @ First Presbyterian Church Parking Lot
Aug 20 @ 9:00 am – 1:00 pm

Farmers Market every Wednesday from 9:00 am to 1:00 pm in the First Presbyterian Parking lot across from Dunkin Donuts

Skin Care Class @ Community Library of Allegheny Valley
Aug 20 @ 6:00 pm

What is your largest organ? Your skin! Come and see how essential oils can help with skin care issues and renew your radiant glow. We’ll discuss simple ways to pamper your largest organ…Your skin! $5 materials fee for in-class activity. Registration required at 724-226-3491.

Aug
21
Thu
Vandergrift Farmers’ Market @ Municipal Parking Lot
Aug 21 @ 3:00 pm – 5:30 pm

The Vandergrift Farmers’ Market will continue every Thursday through October 16th. Local produce, honey, prepared foods and crafts. Shoppers will be entertained while shopping by local musicians.

Scrapbooking Club @ Library Place at Pittsburgh Mills
Aug 21 @ 5:30 pm – 7:00 pm

Meetings for 2014:
April 10 (NOTE: this is the 2nd Thursday, not 3rd as usual), May 15, June 19, July 17,  August 21, September 18, October 16, November 20, December 18

Lifetree Café @ Trinity United Christian Church
Aug 21 @ 7:00 pm – 8:00 pm

How ancient practices can help us connect with God will be discussed at Lifetree Café. The program, titled “Encountering God: What Ancient Practices Can Teach Us Today,” features a short film depicting how various groups and individuals have tried to grow spiritually.

“Spirituality isn’t new,” says Lifetree national director Craig Cable. “There’s a lot to learn from people who have come before us.”

Lifetree participants will explore how ancient practices might benefit their own spiritual lives.

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.

Musings of the Mind: Meditation Class @ Inner Strength
Aug 21 @ 7:00 pm – 8:00 pm

Every Thursday evening (unless an email is sent from Ted Cibik
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

“ENCOUNTERING GOD” @ Trinity United Christian Church
Aug 21 @ 7:00 pm – 8:00 pm

How ancient practices can help us connect with God will be discussed at Lifetree Café. The program, titled “Encountering God: What Ancient Practices Can Teach Us Today,” features a short film depicting how various groups and individuals have tried to grow spiritually.

“Spirituality isn’t new,” says Lifetree national director Craig Cable. “There’s a lot to learn from people who have come before us.”

Lifetree participants will explore how ancient practices might benefit their own spiritual lives.

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.

“ENCOUNTERING GOD” @ Trinity United Christian Church
Aug 21 @ 7:00 pm – 8:00 pm

Lifetree Cafe will not be held this week August 21st, due to Vacation Bible School. Look forward to seeing you the following Thursday. Any questions can be addressed to the email that is provided, or at the phone number provided.

Aug
22
Fri
Lower Valley Co-Op Ministries Community Food Bank & Services @ Springdale Borough Building
Aug 22 @ 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.

 

Insights for the Caregiver on Age Related Changes @ Community Library of Allegheny Valley (Harrison)
Aug 22 @ 1:30 pm – 2:30 pm

Free program for for individuals taking care of an elderly loved one in their home (can be a spouse or parent, grandparent). Learning about age related changes can help caregivers understand what loved one may be experiencing. Throughout the presentation, participants will be provided with information on age related changes and have the opportunity to experience them firsthand through demonstrations. Presented by Kelly Covone-Henning, MA, ACC, Aging Educator and Community Resource Coordinator, Aging Institute of UPMC Senior Services. Light refreshments provided. Registration required at 724-226-3491. Sponsored by UPMC St. Margaret.

Sparkle On Sister! Weekend at Crystal Bead Baazar in Pittsburg PA! @ Crystal Bead Bazaar
Aug 22 @ 8:00 pm

Can’t make it to Beadfest Philly? Come to Pittsburg for two days of classes with Nikia Angel. Also trunk show of kits, tutorials, vintage stones, crystals, rhinestones, etc.Check their page for details! Hope to see you there!

Aug
23
Sat
Summit Hose VFD Community Cook Out @ Summit Hose Community Cook Out
Aug 23 all-day

Come join us for our 1st ever Community Cook Out ! This is a take out event and we will also do local delivery. The menu will be, Hot Dogs, Hamburgers, Jumbo Chicken Wings, & our Famous Fresh Cut Fries!

Please come and support us.

Any questions call 724-224-2555

Grace Community Presbyterian Church Youth group rummage sale
Aug 23 @ 9:00 am – 1:00 pm

Rummage Sale sponsored by the youth of Grace Community Presbyterian Church to help fund their trip to the Triennium youth conference and mission work this coming year. Refreshments will be also be sold.

Pleasant View Neighborhood garage Sales!
Aug 23 @ 9:00 am – 3:00 pm
Pleasant View Neighborhood garage Sales! @ Leechburg | Pennsylvania | United States

Many houses selling many different items: antiques, baby clothes, infant items, woman’s clothing, toys, electronics, furniture, household miscellaneous items, and much more!! Everything must go! Come drive through the area and check out what each house has to offer!!

Central Presbyterian Church Clothing Closet @ Central Presbyterian Church
Aug 23 @ 11:00 am – 1:00 pm
Central Presbyterian Church Clothing Closet @ Central Presbyterian Church | Tarentum | Pennsylvania | United States

VOLUNTEERS NEEDED
Central Presbyterian Church of Tarentum offers a clothing ministry in its Fellowship Hall at 305 Allegheny Street every Saturday from 11:00 A.M. to 1:00 P.M. Volunteers are needed to receive donations, fold and sort clothing, arrange displays, and assist clients. In addition to adult volunteers who have a passion for clothes and helping others, young people who need to fulfill requirements for community service (scouting groups, high school students) are also welcome.
Details: Call the church office at (724) 224-9220 or e-mail at centralpresoffice@verizon.net

Animal Protectors Cash Bash @ West Leechburg Fire Hall
Aug 23 @ 4:00 pm – 8:00 pm

A fun night with over $5,000 awarded throughout the night, special raffles, many games of chance, 50/50 raffles, Chines auction. A $25 donation includes snacks, a buffet dinner, dessert, beer, and soft drinks. For more information and how to become a sponsor check out our website www.animalprotectors.net. For tickets call Pat at 724-448-4170 or email at patpresutti@gmail.com.

Animal Protectors Cash Bash @ West Leechburg Fire Hall
Aug 23 @ 4:00 pm – 8:00 pm

2nd Annual Animal Protectors Cash Bash. $25.00 donation includes dinner, drafts and soft drinks. MUST BE 21 TO ENTER. donation $25.00, $35 at door. Call 7244-339-7388 for ticket informatioon

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