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Washington -- The 38th annual Duncan & Miller Glass Show & Sale will be held from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. July 20-21 at the Washington County Fair Ground & Expo Center, 2151 N. Main St. Admission is $4 and will cover entrance both days. For sale will be glassware, baked goods and lunch items. Special events include a consignment auction at 5:30 p.m. July 20 and historic glass identification from noon to 2 p.m. July 21.


Bethel Park -- Hamilton Presbyterian Church, 4500 Hamilton Road, will hold vacation Bible school for ages 4 to those entering fifth grade from 9 a.m. to noon Aug. 5-9. Register: 412-844-2722. Cost is $10 or $25 per family with three or more children. It includes a T-shirt for each child.

Castle Shannon -- The Community Library of Castle Shannon, 3677 Myrtle Ave., will hold baby and toddler music time at 10:30 a.m. Thursdays through Aug. 8. Participants will experiment with different instruments, sing songs, dance and listen to music. Register: at the library, by calling 412-563-4552 or email

Whitehall -- Whitehall Presbyterian Church will host a summer event for children from preschool to fifth grade called Kingdom Rock from 6 to 8:30 p.m. Monday to July 19. Children will participate in Bible-learning activities, sing songs and play teamwork-building games. For more information, and to register by Wednesday: 412-882-7973 or


North Strabane -- The Mental Health Association of Washington County will hold its Wine, Jazz & Pops Festival III Aug. 3-4 at North Strabane Municipal Park, near the intersection of Routes 19 and 519 South. Entertainment will include the Washington Symphony Orchestra, the Washington Jazz Orchestra and Bill Deasy. Eight wineries also will participate. Tickets are available in advance for $20 for both days, or $25 at the gate. Purchase tickets: or send check to MHA, 575 N. Main St., Washington, PA 15301. More information: 724-225-2061.


Dormont -- A farmers market is being held from 4 to 7 p.m. each Monday through Oct. 28 at Mt. Lebanon Baptist Church parking lot, Alabama and West Liberty avenues.

Pleasant Hills -- The Pleasant Hills Lions Club is holding a farmers market from 3:30 to 7 p.m. each Thursday through Oct. 17 in the parking lot of Pleasant Hills Community Presbyterian Church, 199 Old Clairton Road.


Bentleyville -- The book club will meet at 6 p.m. next Thursday at the Bentleyville Public Library, 931 Main St. The book to be discussed will be "Pontoon" by Garrison Keillor. Reserve a book: 724-239-5122.

Peters -- Bella Serra, owner of Bella's House of Fine Teas and Gift Shop, will give a talk on tea etiquette and health benefits starting at 11:15 a.m. Aug. 1 at St. David's Anglican Church meeting room, 905 E. McMurray Road. Cost for the event, sponsored by the Giant Oaks Garden Club, is $7, which includes lunch and the program. Register: 412-746-4664.

Pleasant Hills -- Members of the Retired Men's Luncheon Group of Pleasant Hills will listen to a speaker talk about his trips to Africa at noon next Thursday in the Fellowship Hall of the Pleasant Hills Community Presbyterian Church, at the corner of Old Clairton Road and Audrey Drive. Cost for the lunch is $6. Register by Friday: 412-655-2000.


Nottingham -- The Amateur Astronomers Association of Pittsburgh will hold free public star parties beginning at dusk Friday and Saturday at the Mingo Creek Park Observatory in Mingo Creek County Park. Viewing will take place as long as there is a partly clear sky, but will be canceled if it is raining or cloudy. More information:


Upper St. Clair -- The DeMarillac Guild of St. Louise DeMarillac Church is holding a flea market from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. July 19 and from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. July 20 in the LeGras Parish Center, 320 McMurray Road. Items on sale include jewelry, kitchen items, linens, tools and children's clothing.

Whitehall -- The Sisters of St. Francis of the Providence of God will offer their monthly soup takeout fundraiser Wednesday with a quart of wedding soup, black bean soup or gazpacho, with two dinner rolls, for $5. Orders must be placed by today by calling 412-885-7232 or Orders can be picked up from 3 to 6 p.m. Wednesday at the Sisters' Motherhouse, 3603 McRoberts Road.


Bethel Park -- The Pregnancy Resource Center of the South Hills will hold a golf outing for foursomes Aug. 19 at Chartiers Country Club. More information: or 412-833-5309.

Dormont -- The Hollywood Theater of Dormont is bringing back its Breakfast and a Movie series, with Sunday morning movies followed by a breakfast catered by Kelly James of Sugar Cafe. The programs start with brunch and "Rebel Without a Cause" at 11 a.m. July 21 and continue once a month through December. Tickets for the brunch -- $15 -- must be purchased online at or at the theater, 1449 Potomac Ave., by next Thursday. Film only tickets for $7 can be purchased at the door after 11 a.m.


Bethel Park -- The Home Instead Senior Care Center for Training and Education, 2000 Oxford Drive, Suite 415, will hold two Alzheimer's CARE Training Workshops from 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. July 23 and Sept. 24. RSVP: 412-595-7554 or 724-222-7770. The free courses will teach family members and caregivers how to manage behaviors, encourage engagement and care for themselves while caring for a loved one.

Pleasant Hills -- A teen craft event will be held at 6 p.m. July 29 at the Pleasant Hills Public Library, 302 Old Clairton Road. Teens in grades six-12 should bring a T-shirt to paint, cut or "bling out." No registration required.

Whitehall -- A rain barrel workshop will be offered at 7 p.m. July 24 at the Whitehall Public Library, 100 Borough Park Drive. The event is sponsored by the library, the Streets Run Watershed Association and the Pennsylvania Resources Council. Participants will learn how to assemble and install a rain barrel. Online registration required: The first 30 online registrants will get a voucher to obtain a rain barrel. Cost for the class is $50 per individual or $55 per couple, due the night of the class. Checks should be made payable to Pennsylvania Resources Council.


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