Bethel Park -- John McMillan Church preschool will host a free spring carnival from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. May 4 at its preschool, 875 Clifton Road. Activities will include children's games and face painting. Bethel Park Police will be there to enroll children in an ID program for safety.
Nottingham -- The Washington County Department of Parks and Recreation will offer a preschool program at the Mingo Creek County Park Office at 10 a.m. and 1 p.m. Tuesday and Wednesday. Preregistration required: 724-228-6867. An adult must attend. Cost is $2 per child.
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. April 25. Register at the library, www.jeffersonhillslibrary.org 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 the public, free for JCC Ultimate Fitness members. Information: Kinsey Helou, JCC fitness coordinator, 412-278-1975, ext. 217, or firstname.lastname@example.org.
Whitehall -- The Sisters of St. Francis of the Providence of God will offer homemade wedding soup, chicken and dumpling soup or beef barley soup at their monthly soup takeout fundraiser. Orders must be placed by next Thursday by calling 412-885-7232 and may be picked up from 3 to 6 p.m. April 10 at the Sisters' Motherhouse, 3603 McRoberts Road.
Baldwin Borough -- The South Baldwin Volunteer Fire Company will hold a fundraiser at the South Baldwin Social Hall, 5311 McAnulty Road. A model railroad show and sale will be held from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. April 13.
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. Admission: $30. Tickets are on sale in the church office and after Masses in March. Proceeds fund the church building campaign.
West Newton -- The West Newton Lions Club will hold an event featuring food and offering vintage jewelry and used books for sale to benefit the West Newton Library from 4 to 8 p.m. April 13 at the West Newton Lions Fieldhouse, 507 Pittsburgh St. Event is $12 for adults and $6 for children younger than 12.
Bethel Park -- The Southwestern Pennsylvania Registered Nurses Club will hear a talk about supplements at 9:30 a.m. April 16 at Hamilton Presbyterian Church, 4500 Baptist Road. All registered nurses welcome.
Castle Shannon -- The Heritage Players are accepting online reservations beginning April 1 for the murder mystery dinner theater fundraiser, "Till Death Do Us Part," with performances scheduled for 7 p.m. May 18 and 2 p.m. May 19 at the Castle Shannon Borough Building, 3310 McRoberts Road. Ticket price of $25 includes an Italian dinner and a show. Information: www.heritageplayers.org or 412-254-4633.
Dormont -- The Pittsburgh Area Theatre Organ Society will present Dave Wockerham in a concert of popular music on the Mighty Wurlitzer Theatre Pipe Organ at 2 p.m. April 6 at Keystone Oaks High School Auditorium, 1000 Kelton Ave. Tickets in advance: $15 at Patos.Mail@verizon.net or by calling 412-241-8108 or 724-446-9744. Tickets cost $20 at the door: Children and students are admitted free with adult admission. More information: www.theatreorgans.com/patos.
Upper St. Clair -- The Pittsburgh Civic Orchestra will hold its annual Young Artist Competition winners concert at 7:30 p.m. April 6 in Upper St. Clair High School Theater, 1825 McLaughlin Run Road. Tickets may be purchased at the door. Cost: $15 for adults, $10 for seniors, $5 for students 13 and older and free for age 12 and younger. More information: 412-279-4030 or www.pittsburghcivicorchestra.org.
Jefferson Hills -- 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 during business hours at the library, 925 Old Clairton Road.
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.
Pleasant Hills -- The Friends of the Pleasant Hills library will hold its annual book sale from 6 to 8 p.m. April 11, from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. April 12-13 and from noon to 3 p.m. April 14 at the Pleasant Hills Borough Building, 410 E. Bruceton Road. There is an entrance fee of $6 for April 11; on April 14, fill a bag with books for $5.
Downtown -- The Southwestern Registered Nurses Club is offering scholarships to nursing students from Allegheny, Washington and Westmoreland counties. Apply by Sunday at pittsburghfoundation.org or Pittsburgh Foundation, Five PPG Place, Suite 250, Pittsburgh 15222.
Peters -- The Peters Township Public Library, 616 E. McMurray Road, will kick off National Library Week with a free celebration, including homemade musical instruments and singing at 2 p.m. April 14. Bring a sturdy plastic water or soda bottle to create your own personal instrument. Register by emailing email@example.com, visit the circulation desk or call 724-941-9430.
Upper St. Clair -- South Hills Interfaith Ministries will hold its 34th annual Community Holocaust Observance at 7:30 p.m. April 21 at Westminster Presbyterian Church, 2040 Washington Road, with young people reading excerpts of diaries kept by youths in Europe during World War II. More information: www.shim-center.org/holocaust-observance
West Newton -- The West Newton Senior Center will host a casino trip Wednesday to Wheeling, W.Va. A bus will depart at 10 a.m. from the Youghiogheny Ballroom parking lot on North Water Street and return at 5 p.m. Cost: $22. Send checks to West Newton Senior Center, 103 E. Main St., West Newton, PA 15089 or call 724-872-4976.
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.
Upper St. Clair -- The Upper St. Clair Township Library will hold its annual author luncheon, featuring Jane Austen scholar and Duquesne University professor Laura Engel, from 1 to 3 p.m. April 14 at St. Clair Country Club, 2300 Old Washington Road. Advance tickets only: $30. Purchase deadline: April 8. Information: 412-835-5540.
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