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August – September 2014

Aug
1
Fri
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.

Sep
2
Tue
One-on-One Computer Help @ Community Library of Allegheny Valley (Harrison)
Sep 2 @ 12:00 pm – 1:00 pm

Receive one-on-one assistance from a librarian during a 20-minute session. Use the library’s laptops or bring your own device.

Writing Circle @ Library Place at Pittsburgh Mills Mall
Sep 2 @ 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.

CPUser Group (a computer & technology club) to hold SIG meeting @ SIG (Special Interest Group) meeting night
Sep 2 @ 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm
CPUser Group (a computer & technology club) to hold SIG meeting @ SIG  (Special Interest Group) meeting night | Tarentum | Pennsylvania | United States

The CPUser Group will hold its monthly SIG meeting from 7-9 pm. Anyone who has an interest in the following categories is welcome to attend. Digital photography, Video photography, Linux OS, All Things Apple, Advanced hardware/software.

How to Simplify Your Life Explored @ Christ Our Hope Anglican Church
Sep 2 @ 7:00 pm – 8:00 pm
How to Simplify Your Life Explored  @ Christ Our Hope Anglican Church | Natrona Heights | Pennsylvania | United States

Hollywood director Tom Shadyac, best known for Ace Ventura, The Nutty Professor, Patch Adams, Bruce Almighty, and I Am, will discuss how he simplified his life in a filmed interview at our Lifetree Café.

“Shadyac sold his Hollywood mansion and moved into a trailer park,” says Lifetree representative Craig Cable. “He’ll share his journey and offer practical help in taking the next step toward living a saner, happier, less cluttered life.”

The Lifetree event, titled “Simplify Your Life,” offers participants practical help to reduce clutter, complication, and chaos in everyday life, according to Cable.

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.

Sep
3
Wed
Farmers Market- Tarentum @ First Presbyterian Church Parking Lot
Sep 3 @ 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

“SIMPLIFY YOUR LIFE” @ Trinity United Christian Church
Sep 3 @ 7:00 pm – 8:00 pm

How to Simplify Your Life Explored at Lifetree Café
Hollywood director Tom Shadyac, best known for Ace Ventura, The Nutty Professor, Patch Adams, Bruce Almighty, and I Am, will discuss how he simplified his life in a filmed interview at Lifetree Café. Shadyac sold his Hollywood mansion and moved into a trailer park,” says Lifetree representative Craig Cable. “He’ll share his journey and offer practical help in taking the next step toward living a saner, happier, less cluttered life.”

The Lifetree event, titled “Simplify Your Life,” offers participants practical help to reduce clutter, complication, and chaos in everyday life, according to Cable.

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.

Sep
4
Thu
Fall Homeschool Gathering @ The Library Place at Pittsburgh Mills Mall
Sep 4 @ 12:00 pm

Every Thursday in September and October

FUNducation for HOMESCHOOLERS
Fall Homeschool Gatherings

From 12:00 noon to 2:00

Come join other homeschooled children and the staff at the Library for afternoons full of fun and education! Learn about a variety of topics in the STEM field. Feel free to bring lunch, or a snack.

*Middle Age Math*
*Awesome Explosions*
*Create a Creature*
*Crystal Growth*
*Fantastic Elastic*

and more!

Registration requested please call 724-274-5600
Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, or Saturday from 11 – 7,
or Sunday from noon – 4

Vandergrift Farmers’ Market @ Municipal Parking Lot
Sep 4 @ 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.

Lifetree Café @ Trinity United Christian Church
Sep 4 @ 7:00 pm – 8:00 pm

Hollywood director Tom Shadyac, best known for Ace Ventura, The Nutty Professor, Patch Adams, Bruce Almighty, and I Am, will discuss how he simplified his life in a filmed interview at Lifetree Café. “Shadyac sold his Hollywood mansion and moved into a trailer park,” says Lifetree representative Craig Cable. “He’ll share his journey and offer practical help in taking the next step toward living a saner, happier, less cluttered life.”

The Lifetree event, titled “Simplify Your Life,” offers participants practical help to reduce clutter, complication, and chaos in everyday life, according to Cable.

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.

Sep
6
Sat
Citizens Hose 2nd Annual Fall Field Days
Sep 6 – Sep 7 all-day

Vendors and crafters needed. There will be bands, a car cruise, and BBQ cook off. Contact Anita or Jim at 724-224-1912

Fall Fun Fest @ Church of God
Sep 6 @ 10:00 am – 3:00 pm

Fall Fun Fest
Saturday, September 6th 10 am to 3 pm
Free Admission! Everyone Welcome!!
Food – Crafts – vendors – Basket Auction – Fleatique

Church of God of God
273 Chester drive
Lower Burrell, PA
Spaces are still available call 724-335-4422 or email lbcog@hotmail.com

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Central Presbyterian Church Clothing Closet @ Central Presbyterian Church
Sep 6 @ 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

Sep
7
Sun
St. Joseph RC Church Cabot – Fall Festival @ Fall Festival
Sep 7 @ 11:00 am – 6:00 pm

Our Famous Barbeque Chicken Dinners & Ham Dinners, Raffle, Musical Entertainment, Bingo, children’s games, Big Basket Raffle – fun for all!

Sep
8
Mon
Pucketos Garden Club Meeting @ New Kensington United Presbyterian Church
Sep 8 @ 10:00 am

Pucketos Garden Club will meet on Monday, September 8 at the New Kensington United Presbyterian Church. The day’s program will be a fall floral decoration workshop presented by Christine Dymkoski, owner of Coulson’s Floral in Lower Burrell. The workshop will begin at 10am. Pre-registration was due by August 4. The workshop will be followed by a business meeting at 11am. Lunch will be served at noon. Visit the website, pucketosgardenclub.org, or email pucketos1933@gmail.com to learn more about the Pucketos Garden Club. Pucketos Garden Club is a member of District VII of the Garden Club Federation of PA and a member of National Garden Clubs, Inc.

College Essay Writing Information Seminar @ The Library Place at Pittsburgh Mills Mall
Sep 8 @ 6:30 pm

College Essay Writing Information Seminar

Julie Albright, owner and director of The Writing Studio, will offer ideas, tools, and information about writing a college entrance essay.

Date: Monday, September 8
Time: 6:30 p.m.
Registration requested

Historical Book Club @ Community Library of Allegheny Valley (Harrison)
Sep 8 @ 7:00 pm – 8:00 pm

The Historical Book Club will discuss “Blue Latitudes: Boldly Going Where Captain Cook Has Gone Before” by Tony Horwitz. New Readers Welcome!

Sep
9
Tue
One-on-One Computer Help @ Community Library of Allegheny Valley (Harrison)
Sep 9 @ 12:00 pm – 2:00 pm

Receive one-on-one assistance from a librarian during a 20-minute session. Use the library’s laptops or bring your own device. Registration required at 724-226-3491.

Writing Circle @ Library Place at Pittsburgh Mills Mall
Sep 9 @ 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.

Who Knew? VFW @ Community Library of Allegheny Valley (Tarentum)
Sep 9 @ 6:00 pm – 7:00 pm

A special guest speaker will discuss the history of the Veterans of Foreign Wars (VFW), which was formed 100 years ago this month. Registration required; call 724-226-0770.

HOW TO SNIFF OUT A SCAM @ Christ Our Hope Anglican Church
Sep 9 @ 7:00 pm
HOW TO SNIFF OUT A SCAM @ Christ Our Hope Anglican Church | Natrona Heights | Pennsylvania | United States

The program, titled “How to Sniff Out a Scam: Practical Tips for Giving Wisely,” features a filmed interview with a woman who rallied her community to raise money for a friend who lied about needing cash for cancer treatment.

“When I learned I’d been lied to, it was like getting hit in the gut with a baseball bat,” says Michele Beck.

Lifetree participants will get tools that will help them tell which charitable appeals are legitimate and feel comfortable giving to worthy causes.

Admission to the 60-minute event is free. Great Coffee and conversations.

Sep
10
Wed
Farmers Market- Tarentum @ First Presbyterian Church Parking Lot
Sep 10 @ 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

Genealogy for Beginners with Marilyn Holts @ Springdale Free Public Library
Sep 10 @ 6:00 pm – 7:00 pm

This program will be held each Wednesday at 6 pm for four weeks. Program is free, but must register at 724-274-9729

Sep
11
Thu
Scarf Making Class @ Community Library of Allegheny Valley (Harrison)
Sep 11 @ 1:00 pm – 2:00 pm

Learn to knit the Hailey’s Comet scarf. Materials: 1 skein of either Red Heart Boutique Filigree yarn or Red Heart Boutique Sashay yarn and US 9 knitting needles. Register at 724-226-3491. (Harrison)

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