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CHILDREN

Baldwin Borough — A free magic show will be presented at 1:30 p.m. Monday at Baldwin Borough Public Library, 41 Macek Drive. Registration required: 412-885-2255 or baldwin@einetwork.net.

Jefferson Hills — Story time for children age 3 and older will be offered from 10:30 to 11:15 a.m. and from 1:30 to 2:15 p.m. today, as well as next Thursday and Jan. 30 at Jefferson Hills Public Library, 925 Old Clairton Road. Register: www.jeffersonhillslibrary.org or 412-655-7741.

CLASSES

Mt. Lebanon — A six-week course on what it means to be Jewish will be offered at Chabad of the South Hills, 1701 McFarland Road. Classes will be held from 7:30 to 9 p.m. Wednesdays, starting Feb. 5, or 10:15 to 11:30 a.m. Sundays, starting Feb. 9. More information, and to register: 412-344-2424 or www.chabadsh.com.

Jefferson Hills — Preparation classes for the SAT will be offered from 1 to 4 p.m. March 30, April 6, 13 and 27 at the Jefferson Hills Library, 925 Old Clairton Road. Cost is $195. More information: jeffersonhillslibrary.org or 412-655-7741.

Whitehall — Classes on these topics will be held from 10 to 11:30 a.m. Saturdays during January at Whitehall Public Library, 100 Borough Park Drive: Saturday, downloading library books on Kindle; and Jan. 25, using an iPad to borrow eBooks and eAudiobooks. Fully charge tablets before class. Registration required: www.whitehallpubliclibrary.org or 412-882-6622.

FITNESS

Brentwood — Sit-N-Fit, an exercise program for seniors or others with physical limitations, will be offered at 9:40 a.m. Tuesday at the Brentwood Public Library, 3501 Brownsville Road.

MEETINGS

Bentleyville — Friends of Bentleyville Public Library will meet at 6:30 p.m. Jan. 27 at the library, 931 Main St. New members are invited.

Pleasant Hills — The Retired Men’s Luncheon Group of Pleasant Hills will discuss keeping the brain in shape at noon Feb. 20 in the Fellowship Hall of the Pleasant Hills Community Presbyterian Church, located at the corner of Old Clairton Road and Audrey Drive. Cost for the lunch is $7. Register with the church by Feb. 14 by calling 412-655-2000.

OPEN HOUSE

Mt. Lebanon — Jubilee Christian School, an interdenominational school for grades K-8, will hold an open house at 10 a.m. next Thursday. Parents and prospective students are invited to attend the brief informational session, followed by a meeting with the principal and a tour of school facilities. More information: www.jubileechristianschool.org.

OUTDOORS

Washington County — Washington County Department of Parks and Recreation will accept 2014 shelter reservations for Mingo Creek, Ten Mile Creek and Cross Creek county parks until Jan. 31 in person or by application through the mail at the Parks and Recreation Office, Room 705, Washington County Courthouse Square, 100 W. Beau St., Washington, PA 15301. The office is open from 9 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Permit applications are available at multiple locations in Washington County or at www.co.washington.pa.us. More information: 724-228-6867.

SPECIAL INTEREST

Dormont — The Hollywood Theater, 1449 Potomac Ave., will present breakfast and a movie at 11 a.m. Sunday, featuring “The Wizard of Oz.” Tickets are $15, or $13 for Hollywood Theater members. Buy breakfast tickets by today at the theater or at www.showclix.com/event/breakfastandamoviejan2014. Tickets for the movie only, which starts at 11:30 a.m., are $7 at the door.

TALKS

Bethel Park — Southwestern Pennsylvania Registered Nurses Club will hear a talk about medicine in the mid- to late-19th century at 9:30 a.m. Tuesday at Hamilton Presbyterian Church, 4500 Hamilton Road. All registered nurses are welcome.

Mt. Lebanon — Rabbi Aaron Herman will speak at 7:30 p.m. Jan. 28 at the Chabad of the South Hills, 1701 McFarland Road. Suggested donation is $10. Details and to register: 412-344-2424.

Peters — A free session for parents and college-bound students on completing the Free Application for Federal Student Aid, or FAFSA, will be offered from 10 a.m. to noon Saturday at Peters Township Public Library, 616 E. McMurray Road. Preregistration required: programs@ptlibrary.org, 724-941-9430 or visit the library’s circulation desk.

Peters — Christina Livingston, outreach and enrollment specialist for Cornerstone Care in Washington, Pa., will discuss new health insurance options related to the Affordable Care Act from 7 to 8 p.m. Tuesday or Feb. 20. To register: programs@ptlibrary.org or 724-941-9430.

Whitehall — A World War II and military history discussion group, open to all veterans and nonveterans interested in the topic, will be held from 9:30 to 11:30 a.m. Jan. 29 at Whitehall Public Library, 100 Borough Park Drive.

Send details with daytime phone number to Kaitlynn Riely, c/o Southscape, Pittsburgh Post-Gazette, 34 Blvd. of the Allies, Pittsburgh, PA 15222 or email her at suburbanliving@post-gazette.com. Material must be received two weeks before publication date. No attachments, please.


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