Events

Fri, 2018-10-19 - Sat, 2018-10-27

Community Theatre Players is presenting the Oscar Wilde story, “The Canterville Ghost,” adapted by Tim Kelly, about an American family who moves into a haunted English manor. No one, not even the ghost, can convince them to take the ghosts seriously.

Performances will be held at the Community Presbyterian Church of Ben Avon, 7501 Church Ave., Ben Avon, at 7:30 p.m., on Fridays and Saturdays Oct. 19-20 and Oct. 26-27. Also, a matinee will be held 2 p.m., Sunday, Oct. 21.

Tickets are $10 and reservations can be made at (412)695-3113 or tickets@bactp.com

Fri, 2018-09-28

The Shepherd’s Door is hosting its annual fall fund-raiser with a gourmet dessert theater and the presentation of “Where Dreams Come True.”

The event will take place Friday, Sept. 28, at The Knights of Columbus, 450 Lincoln Ave. Doors open at 6:30.

The family-friendly evening includes gourmet dessert tasting, an auction, a silent auction, a basket auction, 50/50 and a performance by Mariposa Cabaret.

All proceeds benefit The Shepherd’s Door community programming.

For more information, call (412)761-4310.

Sat, 2018-09-22

The Friends of the Avalon Public Library is hosting its Touch-a-Truck event, Saturday, Sept. 22, noon-4 p.m., on California Avenue between South Chestnut and Josephine streets in Avalon.

The first hour of the event will be quiet, for those who don’t like loud noises or sirens.

There will be fire trucks, police vehicles, a hearse, an Air Force LMTV and more. The event also includes a huge book sale, food, vendors and raffle baskets. Additionally, there will be the Avalon Sixth Grade Giant Flea Market, and Avalon NOW is hosting games for kids.

Thu, 2018-09-13

The JFCS Career Development Center, in collaboration with Work Able, NHCO and the United Way are hosting a Career Fair, Thursday, Sept. 13, 9 a.m.-noon at the Knights of Columbus building, 450 Lincoln Avenue, in Bellevue.

Mon, 2018-09-10 - Tue, 2018-09-11

Assumption Parish is accepting registrations for the upcoming CCD year.

Classes begin Sept. 10 for grades kindergarten through 4 and Sep. 11 for grades 5 through 8.

Registration forms are available at the Parish Office, in the Church and on the parish website.

For further information, call Mary Vic Taylor, (412)766-4046 or email Mary at maryvictaylor@gmail.com.

Sun, 2018-08-26

Community Presbyterian Church of Ben Avon is hosting its third annual jazz and dinner event, Sunday, Aug. 26, 5-7 p.m.

The event features a rib/BBQ cook off and will take place in the church’s air conditioned fellowship hall, 7501 Church Ave., Ben Avon.

Proceeds benefit HEARTH. Suggested donations are $10 for adults and $5 for children.

Everyone is welcome.

For more information, go to http://cpcba.org/jazzbbq or send an email to CPCBAJazz@gmail.com.

Sat, 2018-08-25

Trinity Lutheran Church will sponsor the 11th Great Avalon Yard Sale, Saturday, Aug. 25, 8 a.m.-2 p.m.

To find the yard sales, stop by the church at 638 California Ave. to receive a free map.

Avalon Borough residents who wish to participate may contact the church at (412)761-4010 or (412)761-5416 to have their yard sale listed on the map. To help with advertising expenses, a $10 donation is requested.

Trinity Lutheran will serve free hot dogs from 11 a.m.-1 p.m.

Sun, 2018-08-19

The North Boroughs Democratic Committees are hosting an ice cream social, Sunday, Aug. 19, 1-3 p.m. at Avon Park in Ben Avon to meet representatives and Democratic candidates.

The public is invited to this free event. Donations are welcome.

Sun, 2018-08-05

Bonafidebellevue is hosting a bonsai class, Sunday, Aug. 5, 12:30-2:30 p.m., at The Center of Bellevue. The class is designed to teach pruning and wiring techniques to style bonsai trees.

The cost is $10 if you already have a tree or $40 to receive a tree and ceramic pot.

The class is taught by David Rizwan, a former Bellevue resident who is current serving as First Curator’s Apprentice at the National Bonsai Foundation at the U.S. National Bonsai and Penjing Museum in Washington, D.C.