Mon, 2015-12-07 - Fri, 2015-12-11

Upcoming events at Bayne Library include:

Monday, Dec. 7 and Wednesday, Dec. 9, the library opens at 8:30 a.m. for adults age 55 and above to have full use of the facilities.

Tuesday, Dec. 8, 10:30 a.m., Book Discussion, “Leaving Time,” by Jodi Picoult.

Wednesday, Dec. 9, 10 a.m., Take a Wednesday Walk! For adults age 50 and above; meet at the YMCA Community Center.

Wednesday, Dec. 9, 1 p.m., Mah jong, for any skill level. Call (412)766-7447 or email to sign up.

Wed, 2015-11-25

Ohio Township Parks and Recreation will hold a creative workshop on Wednesday, Nov. 25, 8:30 a.m.-3:30 p.m. for children ages 5-11.

The “day-of-fun” workshop includes a variety of crafts, activities and games.

Cost is $60 for Ohio Township residents and $65 for non-residents.

To register, call (412)364-6321 or e-mail arubi

Wed, 2015-11-11 - Fri, 2015-12-11

North Hills Community Outreach is accepting new toys, games, sporting equipment, sports apparel and gift cards for children ages birth through 18, from Nov. 11 through Dec. 11. Earlier donations are encouraged. Gifts appropriate for teens are especially needed. Donations can be dropped off at NHCO, 1975 Ferguson Rd., Allison Park, Monday-Friday, 9 a.m-4 p.m., and at the food pantry behind the building, 9 a.m.-noon on Saturdays Nov. 28 and Dec. 5. For more information, contact Vicki at or (412)487-6316, opt. 1.

Sat, 2015-11-07

The Quaker Valley Council of Governments (COG) and its member municipalities will sponsor a Recycling Day on Saturday, Nov. 7, 9 a.m.-12:30 p.m.

Sewickley Borough will host the event in the 600 block of Thorn Street (follow signs for directions.)

Sat, 2015-10-03

The Bellevue Volunteer Fire Company will hold a “Fall Festival” on Saturday, Oct. 3, 2-9 p.m. The event will be held on Bayne Avenue at Hawley Avenue.

Featured events include a bounce house and other activities for kids, craft vendors, raffles including a 50/50 raffle, a Chinese auction, food and drinks, a D.J. and more.

Proceeds support the Bellevue Volunteer Fire Company.

Fri, 2015-10-02

Lifesaver Training Institute will hold a child and babysitting safety class at the North Boroughs YMCA Community Center, Friday, Oct.2, 5-9 p.m.

The course is designed for children 11-16 years old and provides training in a number of areas including: babysitting as a business; safety and injury prevention; playtime; basic care-giving skills; pediatric first aid/CPR; what to cover before the parents leave; and more.

Participants will receive a student book, course completion card and certificate.

Sat, 2015-09-19

Friends of the Avalon Public Library will hold a free “Touch a Truck” event, Saturday, Sept. 19, noon-4 p.m. on California Avenue between Chestnut and Josephine streets.

The family-friendly event will feature local fire trucks, police vehicles, public works vehicles, an accessibility van, a “Back to the Future” replica DeLorean from Steel City Time Machine, and more.

A quiet hour will be held noon-1 p.m.

Free games will be provided by Avalon Now. Concessions, baked goods, and used books will be for sale, as well as raffle baskets to bid on and craft vendors present.

Wed, 2015-09-16

Greenstone Church will hold a free community picnic and concert on Wednesday, Sept. 16.

The event will take place at the church, 939 California Ave., with the picnic supper on the lawn starting at 5:30 p.m., followed by the concert at 6:30.

In case of inclement weather, the event will be moved to the church dining hall.

Sat, 2015-09-12

Ohio Township’s 8th annual 5K and Kids Fun Run will take place Saturday, Sept. 12, at 9 a.m. The start and finish line of the race will be at the Ohio Township Community Park, 325 Nicholson Rd.

A medal ceremony and prize raffle for all participants will immediately follow both races.

The registration fees are $12 for the Kids Fun Run and $20 for the 5K. A portion of the race proceeds will go to help homeless animals at Animal Friends.