Events

Wed, 2017-04-19

The League of Women Voters will moderate a forum for candidates running for local office in Avalon and Bellevue.

Candidates for borough office, as well as Northgate School Board, have been invited to take part in the forum on Wednesday, April 19, at The Center of Bellevue, 2 N. Sprague Ave. Doors will open at 5 p.m. and the forum will begin promptly at 6 p.m.

There are several positions for which voters will need to choose candidates in the May primary election, including the Democratic nominations for Bellevue mayor and First Ward Council, and the school board.

Sat, 2017-04-15

Emsworth residents ages 10 and younger are invited to participate in Emsworth Borough’s annual Easter egg hunt, Saturday, April 15, 10 a.m., at Marmo Community Park on Huntington Avenue.

Children will meet the Easter Bunny, hut for eggs and receive a treat bag. Each child should bring a basket to collect eggs. Refreshments will be served. Registration will be held at the borough office during business hours, 9 a.m.-3 p.m. beginning April 3 or by calling the borough office, (412)761-1161.

Sat, 2017-04-08

Avalon Borough will sponsor its annual Easter egg hunt, for children through age 10, Saturday, April 8, 11 a.m.-1 p.m. in the parking lot next to the municipal building.

Children can meet the Easter Bunny, search for hidden eggs and enjoy activities including a face painter, balloon artist, and visit with Animal Friends.

The event is free if one registers by Friday, March 31 or $3 after March 31. Forms are available at the Avalon Borough office or on-line at www.boroughofavalon.org.

Fri, 2017-04-07 - Sat, 2017-04-08

Ohio Township will host egg hunts at Ohio Township Community Park, 325 Nicholson Rd.

The cost for each hunt is $3 for Ohio Township residents and $5 for nonresidents. Registration closes one week before the hunts.

The flashlight egg hunt for ages 8-12 will be held Friday, April 7, 8-9:30 p.m. Participants are required to bring their own flashlights. Select winners will receive prizes. Spots are limited for the flashlight hunt, so early registration is suggested

Fri, 2017-03-17 - Wed, 2017-05-31

Kids ages 4-16 have the chance to win the title of Honorary Mayor of Bellevue and perform “official” duties during Bellevue’s sesquicentennial (150th) celebration.

Tickets for this fund-raising raffle can be purchased at the Bellevue Borough Hall, 9 a.m.-4 p.m., Monday-Friday, at $5 each.

The winner will ride on a float in the Fireman’s Parade, Thursday, June 8 and perform duties on Saturday, June 10, during the Sesquicentennial Block Party celebration.

The drawing for Honorary Mayor will be held Wednesday, May 31, 4 p.m.

Tue, 2017-02-28 - Tue, 2017-03-28

Only 150 people have the opportunity to join an exclusive club to help celebrate Bellevue's sesquicentennial this year.

Tue, 2017-02-28 - Tue, 2017-03-28

Avalon Police Department may soon be equipped with teddy bears and other stuffed animals to help comfort children officers encounter in stressful situations.

One of the borough’s younger residents, Sydney Jackson, an Avalon Elementary School student, proposed the program during Tuesday’s Avalon Council meeting after witnessing a situation in her neighborhood that was very upsetting to a friend.

Donations of stuffed animals, money, or sealable plastic bags can be dropped off at the Avalon Police station.

Thu, 2017-02-16

“Better Choices, Better Health,” a six- week free workshop for seniors age 60 and older, will be held at the Prime Time Senior Center, 440 Lincoln Ave. in Bellevue.

The chronic disease self-management program is facilitated by two trained leaders.

Each participant will receive a free copy of the book “Living a Healthy Life with a Chronic Condition,”

The course will be held Thursdays, Feb. 16- March 23, noon-2:30 p.m. Free refreshments and snacks will be provided.

To register, or for more information, call Mary Herman, (412)307-1782.

Fri, 2017-02-03 - Mon, 2017-02-13

The North Boros-Sewickley Area Meals on Wheels is sponsoring a soup sale fund-raiser.

Homemade wedding and loaded baked potato soups will be available at $8 per quart.

To place orders for containers of soup, pre-order by calling (412)766-7763. Order deadline is 1 p.m. Monday, Feb. 13.

Soup pick up is at the meal site in St. James Lutheran, Emsworth, on Feb. 16, 8 a.m-7 p.m.