Bethel Park - "Prelude to Spring," an exhibit of painting, sculpture and photography, will be held through March 27 at the Historic Schoolhouse, 2600 South Park Road. Gallery hours are 1 to 4 p.m. Wednesday through Saturday. Call 412-835-9898.
Bethel Park - The Golden Triangle Decorative painters will host a two-day seminar with Gail Bodkin on Saturday and Sunday at Masonic Hall, Wilmit Drive. A pen and ink class with watercolor washes will be taught Saturday. Fee is $18. A colored pencil class will be held Sunday. Fee is $12. Both classes start at 9 a.m. Information: 724-785-5592.
Greene County - The Greene County Department of Recreation is offering Pilates and Zumba fitness classes at the 4-H Building at the Greene County Fairgrounds in Franklin. Pilates is held from 5 to 6 p.m. Tuesdays through April 27. Participants should bring water, a towel and a Pilates mat. $4 per class. Zumba is held from 6 to 7 p.m. Wednesdays through April 7. Participants should bring water and a towel. $8 per class. Information: 724-852-5323.
Duquesne - The Hungarian Reformed Church, 1411 Kennedy Ave., will hold its soup and sandwich luncheon from noon to 3 p.m. Saturday. Cost is $7. Takeout available. Reservations required: 412-469-2185.
South Side - A Lenten food sale will be held from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday and 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Sunday at St. John the Baptist Byzantine Catholic Church, 1720 Jane St. Call 412-431-1090.
West Mifflin - Calvary Baptist Church will hold an all-you-can-eat spaghetti dinner from 2:30 to 6:30 p.m. Saturday. $6.50 for adults, $3.50 for ages 6 to 12. Details: 412-461-2006.
Washington - The California University Choir will perform Mozart's Requiem with the Immaculate Conception Choir and Chamber Orchestra at 8 p.m. Friday in the Morgan Hall auditorium and at 8 p.m. Saturday in Immaculate Conception Church, 119 W. Chestnuat St., Washington. Free. Donations accepted.
Mt. Lebanon - The Allegheny Brass Band will perform at 7:30 p.m. Saturday at Mt. Lebanon United Methodist Church, 3319 W. Liberty Ave. Free. Details: 412-531-7131 or www.mlumc.org.
Clairton - First A.M.E. Church, 177 Mitchell Ave., holds a fish fry from 11:30 a.m. to 6 p.m. each Friday through Lent. Fish dinners cost $7; fish sandwiches cost $5. To order: 412-233-5837.
Bethel Park - The Bethel Park Public Library will hold these programs:
• Grief and Moving Forward, 10 a.m. to noon Saturday.
• Checks for Vets, 7 p.m. Wednesday. Author Joseph McCarthy discusses his guidebook for helping veterans and surviving spouses receive VA pensions to pay for long-term care.
Details or registration: 412-835-2207.
Castle Shannon - Community Library of Castle Shannon will hold these programs:
• Movie night, 6:45 p.m. Wednesday.
• First Aid for Kids and Disaster Bingo, for kindergarten through grade six, taught by Red Cross personnel, 6 p.m. Tuesday.
Chartiers - "Won't You Be My Neighbor Day" food drive will be held Saturday, the anniversary of Mr. Rogers' birthday. Nonperishable items may be brought to the Chartiers-Houston Community library to support the Washington County Food Bank. Details: 724-745-4300.
Jefferson Hills - Jefferson Hills Public Library will hold these programs:
• SAT Test Preparation Classes, 1 to 4 p.m. March 28, April 11, 18 and 25. Includes instruction and the "Official SAT Study Guide" plus handouts. $175 per student. Registration under way.
• Songs, stories, movement and finger plays for ages 3-6, 10:30 a.m. or 1:30 p.m. Thursdays, today through April 22.
Details or registration: 412-655-7741.
Mt. Lebanon - Mt. Lebanon Public Library will hold these programs:
• Backyard composting, 7 p.m. Tuesday. Program discusses the importance of composting, how to set up and maintain a compost pile and how to use finish compost. One Earth Machine Compost Bin will be given per registration. $40 per individual; $50 per couple. Registration required: 412-431-4449, ext. 325 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
• The Pittsburgh Rose Society will hold "Roses for the Garden" at 1 p.m. Saturday. Details: 412-531-1912.
Peters - Garden columnist and radio host Doug Oster will give gardening tips and tricks and discuss his favorite varieties of tomatoes, basil and garlic at 10 a.m. Saturday at the Peters Township Library. Free. Details or registration: 724-941-9430.
South Park - The South Park Library will hold these programs:
• "But I Might Need It Someday," by professional organizer Patty Kreamer on how to simplify and get rid of clutter, 10:30 a.m. March 27. Free.
• "What's In a Name?" the origin and meanings of names, 1 p.m. Wednesday. Free.
Details or registration: 412-833-5585.
Upper St. Clair - Reiki, a Japanese technique to reduce stress, will be presented by Reiki master and teacher Arlene Stevens from 7 to 8:30 p.m. next Thursday at Upper St. Clair Township Library. Registration: 412-835-5540.
Whitehall - Whitehall Public Library will hold a Superhero Soiree for age 3 and older, 1 to 3 p.m. Saturday. Children can wear their favorite superhero costume or create their own. Program includes games, crafts, stories and more. Registration: 412-882-6622 or visit www.whitehallpubliclibrary.org.
Bethel Park - The Golden Triangle Decorative painters will hold a business meeting at 1 p.m. Sunday Masonic Hall, Wilmit Drive.
Carrick - Birmingham AARP No. 2757 will meet at 12:30 p.m. Wednesday at Birmingham United Church of Christ, 25 Carrick Ave.
Mt. Lebanon - Concordia of the South Hills will host an open house of retirement apartments from 2 to 4 p.m. Sunday at its 1300 Bower Hill Road location. To schedule a personal tour or for details: 412-278-1300.
Scott - The Scott Library Ramblers walking group will begin weekly strolls at 11 a.m. today starting at the Locust Grove shelter in Scott Township Park, Lindsay Road. Details: 412-429-5380.
West Mifflin - The 10th annual Big Band Dinner Dance, hosted by the Steel Valley Rotary Club, will be held March 27 at the Westwood Golf Club, 825 Commonwealth Avenue. Cocktails at 5 p.m., dinner at 6 p.m., dancing from 7 to 10 p.m. Live music by the Graham Grubb Orchestra. $40 per person. Call Jack Seckel, 412-655-7500.
Bethel Park - Bethel Presbyterian Church, 2999 Bethel Church Road, is hosting "Great Ends of the Bible" at 7 p.m. every Wednesday through Lent. A light supper is served at 6 p.m. Information: 412-835-0405.
Brentwood - St. Peter's Episcopal Church, 4048 Brownsville Road, will offer babysitting from 6 to 10:30 p.m. Friday. Parents should pack a small snack. Cost is $3 per hour for the first child, $2 for second child and $1 for each additional child. Reservations or details: 412-844-5225.
Pleasant Hills - "Celebrating 325 Years of Johann Sebastian Bach," part of Pleasant Hills Community Presbyterian's Lenten Concert Series, will be held at 4 p.m. Sunday at the church, 199 Old Clairton Road. Linda Sue Boehmer will perform on the flute and Robert Morehead on the organ. Details: 412-655-2000.
Washington - The American Red Cross will offer lifeguard training and recertification classes March 25-28 at the Henry Natatorium, Washington & Jefferson College. For new lifeguard certification, students must attend all four classes: 6 to 10 p.m. March 25-26 and 8 a.m. to 7 p.m. March 27-28. Cost is $200 for new lifeguards. For the lifeguard review program, cost is $185 and attendance is required only at the March 26-28 sessions. All proceeds benefit local disaster relief efforts of the Red Cross. Registration deadline is noon Wednesday. Visit swpa.redcross.org or 724-206-0052.
Peters - The Greater Pittsburgh Homeschooling Workshop and Curriculum Fair will be held from 8 a.m. to 3 p.m. Saturday at South Hills Bible Chapel, 300 Gallery Drive.
Washington - The Washington Hospital Volunteer Department is recruiting high school students age 14 and older to join the junior volunteer program. Students volunteer on weekends and after school. Interviews for the summer session will be held after school April 26- 29. Details: 724-223-7114.
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