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Jefferson Hills — SAT preparation classes will be offered from 1 to 4 p.m. Sunday, April 6, 13 and 27 at Jefferson Hills Library, 925 Old Clairton Road. Cost: $195. More information: or 412-655-7741.


Dormont — DIG Dormont will hold a spring planting fundraiser from 7 p.m. to midnight March 29 at the Dormont VFW, 3014 West Liberty Ave. There will be live music and drinks. Cover is $10. Proceeds will go to the group’s spring planting.

Pleasant Hills — A pancake breakfast will be held from 8 a.m. to noon April 13 at the Pleasant Hills Borough Building community room, 410 E. Bruceton Road. Cost is $6 for adults and $4 for children ages 5 to 10 and free for children under 5. Proceeds will benefit the Thomas Jefferson String Ensemble.


Nottingham —The Amateur Astronomers Association of Pittsburgh will hold a free star party at 6:30 p.m. April 4 and 5 at  Mingo Creek Observatory in Washington County. For directions, visit


Homestead — A vesper service, with music from both the Western and Eastern liturgies of Roman and Byzantine Catholic churches, will be celebrated at 4 p.m. Sunday at Saint Maximilian Kolbe Church, 363 W. 11th Ave. Extension. More information: 412-461-1054.


Bethel Park — A rummage sale of household items, toys and clothing will be held from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. April 26 at Hamilton Presbyterian Church, 4500 Hamilton Road. More information: 412-884-2722.

Bethel Park — A spring craft fair will be held from 9:30 a.m. to 3 p.m. Saturday at Christ United Methodist Church, 44 Highland Road. Florals, ceramics, embroidery, clothing and jewelry will be available. Proceeds will benefit Prime Time Adult Care.

Jefferson Hills – Friends of the Jefferson Hills Public Library will hold a used books and boutique sale from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. April 4, 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. April 5 and 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. April 6, with a preview party from 7 to 9 p.m. April 3 next Thursday. Tickets for the preview party are on sale at the library, 925 Old Clairton Road. Cost is $8 in advance, $10 at the door.


Bethel Park — Speaker Anne Kertz Kernion will give a free talk on Lenten lessons at 7 p.m. Monday at St. Germaine Parish, 7003 Baptist Road.

Bethel Park — Southwestern Pennsylvania Registered Nurses Club will meet at 9:30 a.m. April 15 at Hamilton Presbyterian Church, 4500 Hamilton Road, to hear a talk about music therapy. All registered nurses are welcome.

Whitehall — Melanie Gaebel, a college admissions counselor, will talk about making the right choice for college at 1 p.m. April 5 at Whitehall Public Library, 100 Borough Park Drive. Information is intended for students in grades 8 through 11 and their parents. Registration required: or 412-882-6622.


Mt. Lebanon — A workshop on backyard composting will be held at 7:30 p.m. April 8 at Mt. Lebanon Public Library, 16 Castle Shannon Blvd. The workshop will cover all aspects of composting, and participants will receive an earth machine compost bin. Cost is $50 a person or $55 per couple. Register: 412-488-7490, ext. 226.

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 Material must be received two weeks before publication date. No attachments, please.

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