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Bentleyville -- The Bentworth Seed Lending Library will hold a seminar on heirloom gardening at 6 p.m. Tuesday at the Bentleyville Public Library, 931 Main St. Cost is $5. Register: 724-239-5122 or

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. next Thursday and April 25. Register at the library, or 412-655-7741. Cost, $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 through April 6. Cost: $60 for JCC members, $90 for public, free for JCC Ultimate Fitness members. More information: Kinsey Helou, JCC fitness coordinator, 412-278-1975, ext. 217, or


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 22 at the Ukrainian-American Citizens Clubs, 302 Mansfield Blvd.


Bridgeville -- The 15th annual Curves food drive will continue through March 23 to benefit the Bridgeville Area Food Bank. Donations, including cereal, tuna, peanut butter and rice, and monetary donations, can be dropped off at 3249 Washington Pike, 6:30 a.m.-7 p.m. Monday, 8 a.m.-7 p.m. Tuesday and Thursday, 6:30 a.m-1 p.m. and 3-7 p.m. Wednesday and Friday and 8 a.m.-noon Saturday.

Dormont -- Friends of Dormont Pool will have its seventh annual St. Patrick's Day party from 8 p.m. to midnight Saturday at the recreation center above the pool, 1444 Hillsdale Ave. For tickets at $20 per person or $35 per couple, contact Sarann Fisher, 412-561-7692, or, buy at the door or through ShowClix. Information:

Jefferson Hills -- An Easter version of the "Late Night Catechism Series" will be performed at 7 p.m. April 5 at St. Thomas A'Becket, 139 Gill Hall Road. Tickets are $30 and will be on sale in the church office and after Masses in March. Proceeds fund the church building campaign.


Nottingham -- The Washington County Department of Parks & Recreation will host a hike in search of the American woodcock in Mingo Creek Park. Meet at 7:30 p.m. March 27 at Shelter 10. Reservations required: 724-228-6867.


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


Scott -- A children's and teen's clothing sale will take place from 9 a.m. to 7 p.m. next Thursday and March 22 and from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. March 23 at the Bower Hill Fire Hall, 161 Vanadium Road.

Jefferson Hills -- The Friends of Jefferson Hills Public Library is seeking donations of used books and 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 library, 925 Old Clairton Road, during business hours.

Mt. Lebanon -- St. Winifred Church Women's Guild will hold its 43rd annual sale from 5 to 8 p.m. April 5 and from 9 a.m. to noon April 6 in Benedict Hall, 550 Sleepy Hollow Road.

North Franklin -- The Washington Antiques Fair will be held from 8 a.m. to 2 p.m. March 24 at the Consol Energy Park, 1 Washington Federal Way. Subsequent fairs will be held on the last Sunday of each month.


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. Registration: 412-885-2255 or by Monday.

Downtown -- The Southwestern Registered Nurses Club is offering scholarships to nursing students from Allegheny, Washington and Westmoreland counties. Apply by March 31 at or Pittsburgh Foundation, Five PPG Place, Suite 250, Pittsburgh 15222.

South Side -- Three Rivers Quilters will host its 2013 Quilt Show from 10 a.m. to 7 p.m. next Thursday, 10 a.m.- 5 p.m. March 22 and 9 a.m.-2 p.m. March 23 at the International Brotherhood of Electrical Workers Circuit Center, 5 Hot Metal St. Quilting demonstrations and a sewing and craft flea market are included. Cost is $7, $5 from 3 to 7 p.m. next Thursday. More information:

West Newton -- The West Newton Senior Center will host a casino trip to Wheeling, W.Va., 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. Send checks to West Newton Senior Center, 103 E. Main St., West Newton, PA 15089 or call 724-872-4976.


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

Dormont -- The Dormont Historical Society will present a free talk on Pittsburgh's rivers by local author, blogger and historian Daniel J. Burns at 7 p.m. Wednesday at the Dormont Presbyterian Church, at Potomac and Espy avenues. All are welcome.

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

Upper St. Clair -- Westminster Presbyterian Church, 2040 Washington Road, will hold a discussion group, "The Prodigal God" from 10 to 11:30 a.m. Thursdays through April 11. Bring a Bible.


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

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