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.

Fri, 2014-03-07

Since 1927, Christian women around the world have gathered the first Friday of March to pray for peace. This year, on March 7 at 1 p.m. at Community Presbyterian Church of Ben Avon, 7501 Church Ave., the World Day of Prayer service will be held for the extended North Boroughs community.

Women from Egypt have written the 2014 service,entitled “Streams in the Desert.” An offering will be received for programs assisting American needy women and children.

A reception will follow the service.

Parking is available beside the church on Rostraver Drive.

Thu, 2014-03-06

Northgate School District will hold kindergarten registration on Thursday, March 6, at the Northgate middle/ high school, 589 Union Ave., 8:30 -10:30 a.m.and 5 -7 p.m.

Prior to registration, parents can pick up enrollment packets at Avalon Elementary, 721 California Ave., (412)-732-3300, ext. 3000; or Bellevue Elementary, 435 Lincoln Ave., (412)732-3300, ext. 4000

All completed forms and records listed on the enrollment page must be brought to registration.

Thu, 2014-02-27

Jordan Tax Service will be collecting 2014 garbage payments at the Bellevue borough hall on Thursday, Feb. 27, 9 a.m. - noon.

The fee is $179.00 per dwelling unit for the year, but may be paid at a $10 discount if paid in full on or before March 5.

Residents also may pay the bill in two installments, with the first half due on or before March 5, and the second half due by July 2 at the rate of $89.50 per installment.

Payments also can be made by mail and sent directly to Jordan Tax Service, 102 Rahway Rd., McMurray, PA 15317.

Sat, 2014-02-15

Mom to Mom, a ministry of Bellevue United Presbyterian Church, 457 Lincoln Ave., is hosting a women's health care discussion on Saturday, Feb. 15, 1-3 p.m.

Area women are invited to hear Dr. Daniel Holt talk on issues in women's health, answer questions, and give guidance on how to navigate the health care system. Refreshments and some time for conversation about common concerns will also be provided.

Childcare will be available. Those bringing children should R.S.V.P. to Charissa at 412-223-7020.

Fri, 2014-02-07

The Sacred Heart Parish Children’s Activities Committee invites community members to attend the Seventh annual St. Valentines Day father and daughter dance.

The event will be held on Friday, Feb. 7, 7-9 p.m., at the Smith Center.

Lea Guarino will provide DJ entertainment for the evening. There also will be soft refreshments, and a special gift for each girl attending.

Cost is $20 per father and daughter, and $5 for each additional daughter.

To make a reservation, call (412)741-5179, or the Sacred Heart Rectory at (412)761-6651.

Mon, 2014-02-03 - Fri, 2014-02-07

Upcoming events at Avalon Public Library include:

Monday, Feb. 3, 10:30 a.m., Pre-school Story Time. Stories and a craft about Eric Carle.

Tuesday, Feb. 4, 6:30 p.m., Family Story Time. Stories and a craft about Eric Carle.

Wednesday, Feb. 5, 10 a.m., Wednesday Walk; meet at the YMCA Community Center (corner of South Home and California.)

Wednesday, Feb. 5, 10:30 a.m. & 1 p.m., Babies and Books for children 0 - 24 months and their caregiver.

Thursday, Feb. 6, 4:30 p.m., Drawing Club, ages 10 and up; younger if with an adult participant.