Events

Mon, 2019-06-10 - Sat, 2019-08-10

Summer lunch programs will begin Monday, June 10, in both Avalon and Bellevue, providing a free lunch each weekday to anyone age 18 and younger.

Both programs operate from 11 a.m. until 1 p.m.

In Avalon, lunch will be served in the California Avenue park next to Avalon Elementary School.

In Bellevue, The Shepherd’s Door will offer lunches in Bayne Park along with programs for children. The charity also will offer food that can be taken home for weekend consumption.

Mon, 2019-05-27

The 72nd annual Avonworth Community Memorial Day Parade, sponsored by Avonworth Post #866, will take place Monday, May 27, beginning at at 10 a.m.

The parade route begins at the intersection of Center and Pennsylvania avenues in Emsworth, continues to Church Avenue in Ben Avon and ends at the Lance Cpl. Patrick Kenny Field on Ohio River Boulevard.

Memorial services, to honor Avonworth veterans, begin at 11 a.m.

In case of rain, services will be held at 11 a.m. in the Smith Center at Sacred Heart Church

Wed, 2019-05-22 - Mon, 2019-07-22

Bona Fide Bellevue’s Live. Learn. Grow. project is partnering with the YMCA to help people get in shape for the YMCA’s 5K run on Saturday, July 20.

The eight week class started in front of the YMCA on Wednesday May 22, 6:30 p.m. and continues for the seven following Wednesdays. The cost of the class is $5 for current YMCA members and $25 for non-members. All non-members will be given an eight week YMCA membership.

Participants can join the class anytime. To register for the class, go to bonafidebellevue.com.

Sat, 2019-05-18

Lockfest 2019 is Saturday, May 18, 9 a.m.-2 p.m., at the Emsworth Locks and Dam, 0 Western Ave., Emsworth, 15202.

Organized by the Pittsburgh District of the US Army Corps of Engineers, the event features tours of the Locks and Dam facility (valid ID required), tow operators, and opportunities to learn safety tips and brush up on boating regulations.

There is no cost to attend. Children must be accompanied by an adult.

Sat, 2019-05-11

Trinity Lutheran Church of Avalon and Avalon Borough are hosting their 19th annual Avalon Apple Blossom Festival, Saturday, May 11, 11 a.m.-4 p.m. The event will take place outside, in front of the church and borough hall on California Avenue.

The event includes over 25 vendors, food, a petting zoo, a bake sale, a book sale and more!

Fri, 2019-05-03 - Sat, 2019-05-04

Community Theatre Players will present a dramatic reading of “Wedding Belles,” Friday, May 3, 4 p.m. and 7:30 p.m. and Saturday, May 4, 3 p.m., at the Community Presbyterian Church of Ben Avon, 7501 Church Avenue in Ben Avon.

Tickets are $10 and can be reserved at (412)695-3113 or purchased on-line at http://bactpcom. Five CTP actresses will portray four garden club ladies, and a young girl who has come to their little Texas town to marry an infantryman before he ships off for World War II. .

“Wedding Belles” is written by Alan Bailey and Ronnie Claire Edwards.

Sat, 2019-04-27

The Bellevue Police Department is hosting an opportunity for the public to prevent pill abuse and theft, by ridding their homes of potentially dangerous expired, unused, and unwanted prescription drugs.

The collection is being held Saturday, April 27, 10 a.m. to 2 pm. at the Bellevue Police Department, 537 Bayne Ave. Only pills or patches may be turned in; no liquids or needles or sharps can be accepted.

This service is free and anonymous; no questions asked.

Fri, 2019-04-26 - Sat, 2019-05-18

Friday, April 26, Diversity Open House. Avalon Library, 6-8 p.m.

Saturday, April 27. Take Back Day, Bellevue Police Station, 10 a.m.-2 p.m.

Saturday, April 27 Sacred Heart Church Spring Flea Market. 9 a.m-1 p.m.

Sunday, April 28, Sacred Heart Church Spring Flea Market, 9 a.m.-noon.

Sunday, April 28, Final Spring Fling, Mt. Assisi Convent, noon-5 p.m.

Saturday, May 11, Avalon Apple Blossom Festival, 11 a.m.-4 p.m.

Saturday, May 11, Avon Club 75th Anniversary Open House, Ben Avon Borough Hall.

Fri, 2019-04-12 - Sat, 2019-04-13

Ohio Township is hosting two egg hunts at the Ohio Township Community Park, 325 Nicholson Rd.

The Flashlight Egg Hunt, for ages 8-12, is Friday, April 12, beginning at 8 p.m. Participants are required to bring their own flashlight. Select winners will receive prizes. Spots are limited.

The Kids’ Egg Hunt, for ages 7 and younger, is Saturday, April 13, 10 a.m. Prizes will be awarded and kids will have an opportunity to meet the Easter Bunny. Children should bring a basket or bag to hold their eggs.

On-line registration links and mail-in forms are available at www.ohiotwp.org.