Events

Mon, 2018-05-28

The 72nd annual Avonworth Community Memorial Day Parade, sponsored by Avonworth Post #866, will take place Monday, May 28, 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

Sun, 2018-04-01

Residents in boroughs where parking is restricted for street sweeping are reminded that the program will begin again the week of April 1.

Residents should check signs on their streets for parking restrictions. People who fail to move their vehicles can receive a ticket/fine.

Fri, 2018-03-09 - Sat, 2018-05-12

Trinity Lutheran Church of Avalon and Avalon Borough are seeking crafters for the 18th annual Avalon Apple Blossom Festival, Saturday, May 12, 11 a.m.-4 p.m. The event will take place outside, in front of the church and borough hall on California Avenue.

Cost is $20 per space.

All individuals and organizations are invited to participate. Crafters should bring their own table.

Space is limited.

For more information, call Trinity, (412)761-4010 or Denny, (412-761-5416.

Mon, 2018-01-29

Live, Learn, Grow is hosting a “Downsizing” class, Monday, Jan. 29, 10 a.m.-noon, at the Center of Bellevue.

The class, taught by certified realtor Eileen Gallagher, will provide the essentials to decluttering and downsizing one’s home. Participants will gain knowledge about what to keep and what to discard, as well as tidbits on how to organize garage sales and estate sales. Cost of admission is $5.

To register for the class, visit the Live, Learn, Grow website, www.bonafiedbellevue.com/events.

Sun, 2018-01-28

Assumption Church in Bellevue is hosting “Super Bingo,” Sunday, Jan. 28, 2 p.m. in McGovern Hall. Doors open at 1 p.m.

Admission is $25 and includes a six-card package, one slice of pizza, one bottle of water and one cookie.

Extra packages are available to purchase.

The prize for a regular games is $75. Special games have a $150 prize, and there is a $1,000 jackpot game.

Tickets are available in the school office, (412)761-7887, the church rectory or by calling Becky Glevicky at (412)761-9656. Only 200 tickets will be sold.

Sat, 2017-12-30

Trinity Lutheran Church, 638 California Ave., Avalon (next to the Borough Hall), will hold its monthly Family Night, Saturday, Dec. 30, 5 p.m.

In keeping with the focus on family-friendly activities, dinner will be served, followed by an early New Year’s Eve celebration. Festivities include games, noisemakers, hats, and a countdown to 2018.

For more information, call (412)761-4010 or e-mail info@trinitylutheranavalon.

Mon, 2017-12-25 - Sat, 2017-12-30

Monday, Dec. 25 and Tuesday, Dec. 26, the library is CLOSED for the Christmas holiday.

Wednesday, Dec. 27, 10:30 a.m. Babies and Books, for 0-2 year olds and their caregiver.

Thursday, Dec. 28, 4:30-5:30 p.m., Drawing Club and Adult Coloring for ages 10 and up. Any skill level welcome.

Thursday, Dec. 28, 5:30-6:30 p.m., Writers Group, for teens and adults.

Friday, Dec. 29, 10:30 a.m., Babies and Books, for 0-2 year olds.

Friday, Dec. 29, 1 p.m., Recent Movie. Queen Victoria strikes up an unlikely friendship with a young Indian clerk, rated PG-13.

Thu, 2017-12-07

A community presentation to address diversity and inclusion issues in the Bellevue community will be held at the Center of Bellevue on Dec. 7 at 6:30 p.m..

The program will discuss the cost of racism and prejudice in communities, and how to make change for the better.

Residents will be led in conversation by YWCA’s Senior Director of Advocacy for Race and Gender Equity, Chaz Kellem, discussing a variety of topics including how to improve cross cultural communication skills, foster an appreciation for differences, and create a more welcoming and diverse environment.

Sun, 2017-12-03

Mayor Dee Quinn and Emsworth Borough Council invite Emsworth residents to join them at the annual Light Up the Borough! festivities to be held Sunday, Dec. 3.

Horse drawn carriage rides sponsored by FNB Bank will begin at approximately 5 p.m. Participants will sing holiday tunes, make crafts and enjoy food and refreshments at the fire station, and, magician Eric Davis will be on hand while everyone waits for Santa to arrive via fire truck.