Fri, 2014-11-28 - Thu, 2014-12-25

Free parking and a "Season of Stars" celebration will brighten the holiday festivities in Bellevue.

Free parking at all meters is available now through Christmas Day, after 10 a.m. each day. There is a two-hour limit on Lincoln Avenue parking.

There will be music, hot chocolate, crafts and a visit from Santa Claus when the North Suburban Chamber of Commerce celebrates the Season of Stars on Friday, Dec. 5. The evening will kick off with a tree lighting at the YMCA at 5 p.m. Santa is expected to arrive at the Center of Bellevue patio about 6:45 p.m.

Sun, 2014-06-22

Assumption School’s Fifth annual flea market will be held Saturday, June 21, 8 a.m. - 2 p.m. and Sunday, June 22, 9 a.m.-1 p.m. in McGovern Hall under Assumption Church, 45 N. Sprague Ave., Bellevue.

Basket raffles and concessions also will be featured. All proceeds benefit the school.

Sat, 2014-06-21

Mt. Nebo Presbyterian Church will sponsor a picnic-style dinner, strawberry festival and car cruise on Saturday, June 21, 4-7 p.m.

The church is located on Roosevelt Road in Ohio Township.

Sat, 2014-05-31

Teams of 2-4 people are invited to race around the North Boroughs, completing challenges and unlocking clues to figure out where their next stop is, as part of the North Boroughs Amazing Race.

The race will be Saturday, May 31, with team registration 9-9:45 a.m. at Bellevue Memorial Park. The day will conclude with a lunch party and crowning of the champions, 1-2 p.m. back at Memorial Park.

All proceeds benefit The Shepherd’s Door ministry.

To find out more and pre-register, visit

Mon, 2014-05-26 - Wed, 2014-05-28

The 68th annual Avonworth community Memorial Day parade will take place on Monday, May 26, beginning at 10 a.m. in Emsworth.

Parade division Nos. I and II will march along Center Avenue in Emsworth and continue along Church Avenue in Ben Avon and end at the Lance Cpl. Patrick Kenny Field on Ohio River Boulevard. Services will begin at 11 a.m. to honor Avonworth veterans. The guest speaker will be Herbert J. Hartle.

Division III will line up at the former Shop and Save lot due to the Port Authority Center Avenue bridge weight restriction.

Fri, 2014-05-16

Oscar Wilde’s “The Importance of Being Earnest” (abridged), a staged reading by the Community Theatre Players of Ben Avon, will be presented on Friday, May 16, at the Community Presbyterian Church of Ben Avon, 7501 Church Ave.

Starting time is 7:30 p.m. Admission is free, but donations appreciated.

Sat, 2014-05-10

The Avalon Apple Blossom Festival will take place on Saturday, May 7, from 11 a.m. until 4 p.m., presented by Trinity Lutheran Church and the Borough of Avalon.

A variety of entertainment and festivities -- including a car cruise, huge basket auction, plant sale and entertainment -- will take place on California Avenue in front of the church and borough hall. The Pirate Parrot will visit noon-1 p.m., and there will be a pie eating contest at 12:45 p.m.

Fri, 2014-04-04 - Sat, 2014-05-10

Trinity Lutheran Church and Avalon Borough are looking for crafters for the 14th annual Avalon Apple Blossom Festival on Saturday, May 10.

The event will run from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. on California Avenue

Cost is $15 per space. Space is limited.

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

Fri, 2014-03-21 - Sat, 2014-03-22

A craft and vendor fair will be held at Risen Lord Parish Education Center, 3250 California Ave., Brighton Heights, March 21, 11 a.m.-7 p.m., and March 22, 9 a.m.-2 p.m.,

There will be more than 40 tables of crafts and vendors, and a food and gift basket auction.