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ART

Clairton -- Local artists interested in having their work displayed in the Clairton Library Spring Art Show and Sale should leave their names and numbers at the main desk of the library, 616 Miller Ave. No entry fee required.

CLASSES

Jefferson Hills -- Allegheny County Penn State Master Gardeners programs will be held in the community room of Jefferson Hills Municipal Center, 925 Old Clairton Road. A class on pruning trees, shrubs and perennials will be held from 6:30 to 7:30 p.m. March 21 and April 25. Register at the library's front desk, www.jeffersonhillslibrary.org or 412-655-7741. Cost at the door: $5 per program.

Scott -- The Jewish Community Center of Greater Pittsburgh-South Hills, 345 Kane Blvd., will offer a new prenatal yoga class at 1 p.m. Saturdays starting this Saturday and continuing through April 6. Cost: $60 for JCC members, $90 for community members and free for JCC Ultimate Fitness members. More information: Kinsey Helou, JCC fitness coordinator, 412-278-1975, ext. 217, or khelou@jccpgh.org.

FISH FRY

McKeesport -- St. Stephen's Episcopal Church, 220 Eighth St., will host a fish fry from 11:30 a.m. to 6:30 p.m. each Friday during Lent.

Carnegie -- The Ancient Order of Hibernians Division 32 will hold its fish fry, including baked cod and baked potatoes, from 4 to 7:30 p.m. Friday and March 8, 15 and 22 at the Ukrainian-American Citizens Clubs, 302 Mansfield Blvd.

FITNESS

Jefferson Hills -- A Zumba fitness class will be held from 6:30 to 7:30 p.m. Tuesdays through March 12 at Jefferson Hills Public Library, 925 Old Clairton Road. Cost: $5 per class.

FUNDRAISERS

Bridgeville -- The Mansfield 5 and the Four Townsmen will perform at the third annual fundraising concert by the nonprofit South Fayette Foundation for Excellence at 7 p.m. Saturday at the SNPJ Lodge 6, 540 Third Ave. The foundation raises money for teacher grants, student scholarships, instructional supplies, technology and equipment for the South Fayette School District. Tickets: $20. Information: 724-693-9441.

Mt. Lebanon -- The Mt. Lebanon Band Builders will host its 18th annual A Taste of Italy Spaghetti Dinner from 4 to 8 p.m. Saturday at the Mt. Lebanon High School cafeteria, 155 Cochran Road. Tickets are $9 for adults and $5 for children younger than 10. Tickets can be purchased at the door or from band members in advance. Proceeds will defray the cost of a band trip.

FOOD

Whitehall -- The Sisters of St. Francis of the Providence of God will hold one of their regular soup takeout fundraisers from 3 to 6 p.m. March 13, offering a quart of homemade wedding soup, ham and bean soup or New England clam chowder for $5 with two dinner rolls. Orders must be placed by March 7 by calling 412-885-7232 and can be picked up from 3 to 6 p.m. March 13 at the Sisters' Motherhouse, 3603 McRoberts Road.

MEETINGS

Bethel Park -- The South Hills Coin Club will meet at 8 p.m. March 12 at the Bethel Park Presbyterian Church, 2999 Bethel Church Road. All members and the general public are invited.

Whitehall -- The Whitehall Garden Club will meet at 7:30 p.m. March 7 in the Whitehall Borough Building, 100 Borough Park Drive, to watch a demonstration on making a living wreath. All are welcome.

PERFORMANCES

Bethel Park -- The "One Voice" Christian Vocal Ensemble, directed by David F. Pressau, will present the 21st season Lent concert at Bethel Presbyterian Church, 2999 Bethel Church Road, at 7 p.m. March 24. The concert is free and the public is welcome.

Elizabeth Borough -- Mon River Arts will present the comedic play "The Nerd" at the Grand Theatre, 207 S. Second Ave., with performances at 7:30 p.m. Friday and Saturday and at 2 p.m. Sunday. Tickets are $14 for adults and $12 for seniors older than 62 and students, college and younger. More information: 412-384-0504.

SALE

Jefferson Hills -- The Friends of Jefferson Hills Public Library is requesting donations of used books, as well as boutique items such as scarves, belts, jewelry and photo frames, for its annual sale from April 11 to 15. Items may be dropped off at the public library, 925 Old Clairton Road, during regular business hours.

SPECIAL INTEREST

Baldwin Borough -- The Audubon Society of Western Pennsylvania will present a program on birds of prey at 6:30 p.m. March 25 at the Baldwin Borough Public Library, 41 Macek Drive, featuring their "avian ambassadors." Registration is required. Call 412-885-2255 or email baldwin@einetwork.net by March 18.

Mt. Lebanon -- The Mt. Lebanon commission is seeking applications with resumes from residents interested in serving on a municipal volunteer board, such as the environmental sustainability or historic preservation boards, with terms beginning April 1. A description of each board as well as applications are available at www.mtlebanon.org. Applicants should submit a resume and application by March 7 to Marcia Taylor, assistant manager, 710 Washington Road, Pittsburgh, PA 15228.

South Side -- Three Rivers Quilters will host its 2013 Quilt Show from 10 a.m. to 7 p.m. March 21, 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. March 22 and 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. March 23 at the International Brotherhood of Electrical Workers Circuit Center, 5 Hot Metal St. The event will include quilting demonstrations and a sewing and craft-related flea market. Cost is $7 per person, with discounted admission of $5 from 3 to 7 p.m. March 21. More information: http:www.threeriversquilters.org.

White Oak -- The White Oak American Legion, 2813 Capitol St., will sponsor an oldies dance from 8 p.m. to midnight March 9, with doors open at 7:30 p.m. Admission is $5 per person and will benefit local veterans.

West Newton -- The West Newton Senior Center will host a casino trip to Wheeling, W.Va., on April 3 for $22. A bus will depart at 10 a.m. from the Youghiogheny Ballroom parking lot on North Water Street and return at 5 p.m. Checks can be sent to the West Newton Senior Center, 103 E. Main St., West Newton, PA 15089 or call 724-872-4976.

TALKS

Baldwin Borough -- There will be a free intergenerational book discussion with Baldwin High School students about the award-winning graphic novel, "Persepolis," by Marjane Satrapi, at 11:30 a.m. March 13 at the Baldwin Borough Public Library program room, 41 Macek Drive. Lunch will be provided. Register online at www.baldwinborolibrary.org or call the public library, 412-885-2255.

Bethel Park -- The Southwestern Pennsylvania Registered Nurses Club will meet at 9:30 a.m. March 19 at Hamilton Presbyterian Church, 4500 Baptist Road, to hear a speaker from the Allegheny County Area Agency on Aging. The topic is "Caring for Our Elderly: Reporting Elder Abuse." All registered nurses are welcome.

Mt. Lebanon -- Five physicians from St. Clair Hospital will discuss colorectal cancer at a free seminar from noon to 4 p.m. March 9 on the fourth floor of the Dunlap Conference Center, St. Clair Hospital, 1000 Bower Hill Road. No preregistration required.

Jefferson Hills -- Dr. Shalini Vijaykumar will discuss common thyroid gland problems and various treatment options at a free talk from 5 to 7 p.m. March 28 at the James Bibro Pavilion, Jefferson Regional Medical Center Main Campus, 565 Coal Valley Road. To register, call 412-469-7100.

Upper St. Clair -- Westminster Presbyterian Church, 2040 Washington Road, will hold a discussion group titled "The Prodigal God" from 10 to 11:30 a.m. Thursdays from March 7 to April 11. Bring a Bible to explore the parable of the prodigal son.

WORKSHOPS

Bethel Park -- Home Instead Senior Care Center for Training and Education, 2000 Oxford Drive, Suite 415, will hold workshops for families caring for members with Alzheimer's disease from 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. March 26. To attend: 412-595-7554.

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