Jefferson Hills -- A CPR course will be offered from 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. Nov. 7 at the Jefferson Hills Public Library, 925 Old Clairton Road. Register: www.jeffersonhillslibrary.org or call 412-655-7741.
South Hills -- The Rohr Jewish Learning Institute will present a six-session course exploring Jewish perspectives on ever day medical dilemmas, featuring Rabbi Mendel Rosenbum of Chabad of the South Hills as the instructor. The courses will be offered in two different locations. One will begin at 7:30 p.m. Oct. 30 and continue at the same time for six consecutive Wednesdays at the Crowne Plaza South, 164 Fort Couch Road. The other will begin at 10:15 a.m. Nov. 10 and continue for six consecutive Sunday mornings at the same time at Chabad of the South Hills, 1701 McFarland Road. More information, or to register: 412-344-2424 or www.chabadsh.com.
Whitehall -- A free cake decorating class for teens ages 10 to 18 will be held at 6:30 p.m. Nov. 4 at the Whitehall Public Library, 100 Borough Park Drive. Online registration required: www.whitehallpubliclibrary.org
Jefferson Hills -- A zumba fitness class will be offered from 6:30 to 7:30 p.m. Nov. 12, 19 and 26 at the Jefferson Hills Public Library, 925 Old Clairton Road. Tuition is $5 per class. Register: www.jeffersonhillslibrary.org or call 412-655-7741.
Bethel Park -- The Rotary Club of Bethel Park will hold its annual spaghetti dinner from 2 to 7 p.m. Oct. 26 at the Bethel Park Community Center, 5151 Park Ave. Advanced tickets are $9 for adults, $7 for seniors, $4 for children and $1 more at the door. Order: 412-855-4633 to place orders. Proceeds go toward the spelling bee in the Bethel Park School District.
Whitehall -- The St. Francis Auxiliary will hold a spaghetti dinner fundraiser from 1 to 5 p.m. Oct. 27 at the Motherhouse of the Sisters of St. Francis of the Providence of God, 3603 McRoberts Road. A meal is $8 and includes freshly prepared spaghetti with homemade marinara sauce, with or without meatballs, and a salad, roll, drink and dessert. A take out options is also available. Proceeds will support the sisters.
Baldwin Borough -- The Pleasant Hills Rotary will hold its annual Harvest Festival starting at 6 p.m. Nov. 9 at Salvatore's Banquet Hall, 4001 Curry Road. There will be draft beer, music, a silent auction and a 50/50 raffle. Admission is $45. Call Joe Weiss at 412-913-7556. Proceeds benefit local charities, funding for college and vocational scholarships, and the Make-A-Wish Foundation.
Bethel Park -- Christ United Methodist Church will hold its fifth annual Trunk or Treat and dinner from 5:30 to 7:30 p.m. Wednesday at Christ United Methodist Church, 44 Highland Road. Children of all ages are invited to dress in nonscary Halloween costumes, and parents will decorate trunks from which kids can receive treats. Cost for the dinner is $6 for adults and $3 for children ages 4 through 12. Children younger than 4 are admitted free. There is an $18 maximum per family. Reservations required: 412-835-6621.
Brentwood -- A Halloween party will be held from 2 to 4 p.m. Oct. 26 at St. Peter's Episcopal Church, 4048 Brownsville Road.
Mt. Lebanon -- St. Winifred Church women's guild will hold its annual Holiday Craft Show from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Saturday in Benedict Hall at 550 Sleepy Hollow Road.
Pleasant Hills -- The Pleasant Hills Lions Club will hold its annual Halloween parade at 7 p.m. Oct. 29, with a route proceeding from Old Clairton Road to Bill Green's Shopping Center, then back to the Audrey Drive parking lot of Pleasant Hills Community Presbyterian Church, 199 Old Clairton Road. Parade participants should gather in their costumes at the church at 6:30 p.m.
Dormont -- A farmers market is being held from 4 to 7 p.m. Mondays through Oct. 28 at Mt. Lebanon Baptist Church parking lot, Alabama and West Liberty avenues.
Mt. Lebanon -- The Historical Society of Mount Lebanon is offering a 90-minute tour of Mt. Lebanon Cemetery at 1 p.m. Oct. 26. Meet at the cemetery's front gate on Washington Road. Cost: $5 for historical society members, $10 for nonmembers. Registration required: email@example.com or 412-418-9348.
Nottingham -- The Washington County Department of Parks and Recreation will offer 50-minute group hayrides, accommodating 25 people an hour, on Fridays and Saturdays in October in Mingo Creek County Park. Hayrides will be offered from 5 to 8 p.m. Friday and Oct. 25 and 1 to 8 p.m. Saturday and Oct. 26. Cost: $50 per hayride. To reserve a time: 724-228-6867.
Baldwin Borough -- The Baldwin Library Fall Book Sale will be held from 8 a.m. to 8 p.m. Nov. 5, 10 a.m. to 8 p.m. Nov. 6-7, 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Nov. 8 and 10 a.m. to noon Nov. 9, with a special preview night from 4 to 8 p.m. Nov. 4. Admission is $10. Sale events take place in the Wallace Building at 41 Macek Drive.
Bethel Park -- A holiday craft fair, featuring florals, ceramics, embroidery, clothing and jewelry, will be held from 9:30 a.m. to 3 p.m. Nov. 2 at Christ United Methodist Church, 44 Highland Road. Proceeds benefit PRIME TIME Adult Care, a non-profit organization the elderly.
Clairton -- The Friends of Clairton Library will hold a baked good sale from 9 to 2 p.m. Oct. 25 at the library, 616 Miller Ave. Proceeds benefit the library.
South Park -- The Friends of South Park Township Library will hold the annual fall book sale from 6 to 8 p.m. tonight, 10 a.m. to 7 p.m. Friday and 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Saturday at the South Park Township Community Center Building, 2575 Brownsville Road. Items for sale include hardback and paperback books for adults and children, albums, tapes, CDs, DVDs, video games, toys, puzzles and stuffed animals. All proceeds will benefit the library.
South Park -- The Pittsburgh Regional Amateur Ping Pong Championship for recreational and experienced players will take place Oct. 26-27 at the Home Economics Building, 3735 Buffalo Drive. Entry fee is $25. More information: www.pittsburghtabletennis.com or 412-849-4220.
Bethel Park -- Scott Shalaway, a biologist, naturalist, nature writer and radio personality, will speak at a lunch program that begins at 11:30 a.m. Nov. 19 at Christ United Methodist Church, 44 Highland Road. Cost is $12. Make reservations by calling 412-833-1262.
Bethel Park -- Allegheny County Executive Rich Fitzgerald will speak at 7:45 p.m. Nov. 20 at the Bethel Park Community Center, 5151 Park Ave., as part of a speaker series sponsored by Bethel Park Recreation.
Jefferson Hills -- Two Vietnam veterans will speak about their service at 7 p.m. Nov. 13 in the community room of the Jefferson Hills Municipal Center, 925 Old Clairton Road.
McKeesport -- The Rev. Eugene Lauer, who recently completed a three-year term as director of the National Pastoral Life Center in New York, will deliver several talks on the impact of Vatican II on the contemporary Catholic church at St. Robert Bellarmine, 1313 Fifth Ave. He will speak at the 4 p.m. mass Oct. 26, the 9 a.m. and 11:30 a.m. masses Oct. 27 and after the 8:30 a.m. mass Oct. 28, and at 10 a.m. and 6 p.m. Oct. 29, and at 8:30 a.m. and 7 p.m. Oct. 30. More information, or to sign up for an individual talk: 412-824-2644.
Peters -- The Peters Township Public Library GO Green Club will host Richard Rothhaar of Conservation Consultants Inc. to discuss "Energy Audits: The Path to a Safe, Healthy and Comfortable Home," at 7 p.m. Wednesday at the library, 616 E. McMurray Road. Everyone attending will receive a $25 discount toward an ENERGY STAR audit and a CFL light bulb. Register: firstname.lastname@example.org or 724-941-9430.
Whitehall -- Cemetery Tales, a program about Pittsburgh's buried art and history, will be held at 7 p.m. Oct. 29 at the Whitehall Public Library, 100 Borough Park Drive. The program, presented by the Frick Art and Historical Society, is free and will show the art and design of tombstones and memorials and the Pittsburghers they commemorate. Registration required: www.whitehallpubliclibrary.org or 412-882-6622.neigh_south
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