Baldwin -- Children can learn about fire safety with local firefighters at 6:30 p.m. Oct. 7 at the Baldwin Borough Public Library, 41 Macek Drive. Register by Monday: email@example.com or 412-885-5255.
Bethel Park -- Christ United Methodist Church, 44 Highland Road, will hold a fall and winter kid's resale, selling gently used and new kid's and teen's items, such as toys, toy sets, strollers and clothing, from 9 a.m. to 6 p.m. Friday and 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday. More information: www.christumc.net.
Pleasant Hills -- Children in kindergarten through fifth grade are invited to participate in an after-school art project at 4 p.m. Oct. 9 at Pleasant Hills Public Library, 302 Old Clairton Road. Kids will use apples to create art. Bring a t-shirt or tote bag and a Cost is $1 per child. Register: 412-655-2424 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
Washington -- Washington County Bar Association will continue its e public seminar series, "People's Law School," with sessions from 6 to 8:30 p.m. Tuesday and at the same time Oct. 8. Tueday's session will be held in room 114 of the Burnett Center at Washington & Jefferson College, 60 South Lincoln St. The last will be held in the Commons ballroom. The series will include information about how the court system is structured, the criminal and civil justice systems, the "row offices," and legal resources available to the public. Registration requested: 724-225-6710.
Carroll -- The Auxiliary of Mon-Vale Health Resources will hold its annual apple/fall festival, with chili, hot dogs, pizza, apple dumplings and other baked goods, from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. in the Anthony M. Lombardi Education Conference Center and the Central Plaza at Monongahela Valley Hospital, 1163 Country Club Road. More information: 724-258-1167.
Dormont -- Dormont AARP will hold a pancake and sausage brunch fundraiser from 8 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. Oct. 5 at Dormont Presbyterian Church, Espy and Potomac avenues. All are welcome. Cost: $5 for adults, $2 for children younger than 10. Proceeds benefit hospice care.
Monongahela -- Nativity of the Virgin Mary Orthodox Church will hold its annual Ethnicfest from 10 a.m. until dusk Saturday and from noon until dusk Sunday in Chess Park.
South Side -- There will be a bazaar and food fair from 8 a.m. to 7 p.m. Oct. 12 and from 9 a.m. to noon Oct. 13 at St. John the Baptist parish, 109 S. 7th St.
Castle Shannon -- The Fire Department of Castle Shannon will hold its train show from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Oct. 27 at the fire hall at Route 88 and Grove Road. Admission: $5 for adults, $3 for children younger than 12. Tables for dealers are still available at $20 for an 8-foot table. Information: Fred Molly at 412-833-4441, business office at 412-884-7913, or www.csvfd.org.
North Side -- Huntington Bank will present the annual Voices Carry rock concert to benefit Auberle, a McKeesport organization that serves at-risk families and children, from 6:30 to 10:30 p.m. Tuesday at Stage AE, 400 North Shore Drive. More than 20 Pittsburgh musicians will perform karaoke-style numbers. Tickets start at $75. More information: www.auberle.org/voices-carry.
South Park -- Bethel Park Lions will hold its annual White Cane Day solicitation from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Oct. 5 at the South Park Shops, Library and Baptist roads. All donations benefit vision-impaired charities. Lions will be wearing orange apron vests.
Whitehall -- Southwestern Pennsylvania Registered Nurses Club will hold its annual fall card party from 10:30 a.m. to 3 p.m. Saturday at South Hills Country Club, 4305 Brownsville Road. Proceeds go to the nursing scholarship fund. Public welcome. Admission: $25, includes lunch and door prizes. Tickets for a ticket auction and raffles will be sold at the event. Lunch tickets are being sold in advance. For lunch tickets: Elizabeth Breneman, 412-655-9420.
HEALTH AND FITNESS
South Hills --- St. Clair Hospital is conducting its annual free prostate screenings for men 55 and older. Participants must attend an educational seminar on prostate cancer and screenings at 6 p.m. Tuesday at St. Clair Hospital's main campus at 1000 Bower Hill Road, Mt. Lebanon, where they will provide blood samples to detect prostate-specific antigen levels. Physical screenings will be conducted from 6 to 8 p.m. Oct. 29 at the St. Clair Hospital Outpatient Center, Village Square in Bethel Park, 2000 Oxford Drive. Space is limited. Preregister by next Thursday: 412-942-5082.
Washington -- State Rep. Brandon Neuman, D-Washington, will sponsor his annual holiday bus tour of Harrisburg on Dec. 10. The day will include a tour of the Capitol building and the governor's residence, lunch at the Capitol with Mr. Neuman and a trip to Chocolate World in Hershey. Cost: $65, includes lunch and Chocolate World tour. Registration required: 724-743-7602.
Dormont -- A farmers market is being held from 4 to 7 p.m. Mondays through Oct. 28 at Mt. Lebanon Baptist Church parking lot, Alabama and West Liberty avenues.
Pleasant Hills -- Pleasant Hills Lions Club is holding a farmers market from 3:30 to 7 p.m. Thursdays through Oct. 17 in the parking lot of Pleasant Hills Community Presbyterian Church, 199 Old Clairton Road.
Peters -- Peters Township Public Library Couponing Club meets at 6 p.m. the first and third Tuesdays of every month in thelibrary second floor reading reading room, 616 E. McMurray Road. Bring unwanted coupons and learn tips to save money on grocery shopping and household products.
Whitehall -- Women of all ages are invited to gather for a free retreat titled "Connecting Women's Wisdom" starting at 8:30 a.m. Oct. 6 at the Sisters of St. Francis of the Providence of God Motherhouse, 3603 McRoberts Road. The program, featuring guests speakers and quiet moments, addresses difficult moments when a person may ask "Where are you, God?" and shows how we are equipped to handle life's challenges. Space is limited; register by Friday: 412-885-7406.
Castle Shannon -- Castle Shannon Revitalization Corp. will host its second annual Castle Shannon Fall Festival, featuring entertainment, crafts, local foods and children's activities, from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday on Willow Avenue between Park and Poplar avenues. Admission is free.
Mt. Lebanon -- The Historical Society of Mount Lebanon is offering a 90-minute tour of Mt. Lebanon Cemetery at 1 p.m. Oct. 26. Meet at the cemetery's front gate on Washington Road. Cost: $5 for historical society members, $10 for nonmembers. Registration required: email@example.com or 412-418-9348.
Nottingham -- The Washington County Department of Parks and Recreation will offer 50-minute group hayrides, accommodating 25 people an hour, on Fridays and Saturdays in October in Mingo Creek County Park. Hayrides will be offered from 5 to 8 p.m. Oct. 11, 18 and 25; 6 to 8 p.m. Oct. 12; and 1 to 8 p.m. Oct. 19 and 26. Cost: $50 per hayride. To reserve a time: 724-228-6867.
Scott -- Friends of the Scott Township Library will be host to a used-book sale for members of the public from 11 a.m. to 7 p.m. Friday, 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. Saturday and 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. Sunday at Scott Park Community Center Room, near the pool on Park Road. A pre-sale for members of the Friends will be held from 6 to 8 p.m. next Thursday.
Whitehall -- A book sale to benefit Whitehall Public Library will be held from 9 a.m. to 9 p.m. Oct. 3, 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Oct. 4-5, and 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Oct. 6 in the borough community room, 100 Borough Park Drive. The sale is sponsored by the moving company, Two Men and a Truck.
Bethel Park -- A free networking and recruiting meeting, plus a presentation featuring financial tips for small businesses, will be held by the Bethel Park chapter of the Women's Business Network from 6 to 8 p.m. Oct. 3 in the Caucus Room of the Bethel Park Municipal Building, 5100 W. Library Ave. More information: Tamra McKenna at 412-885-5162.
Peters -- The Peters Township Public Library Youth Advisory Council will meet from 11 a.m. to noon Oct. 5, followed by the Teen Book Club which will discuss "Every Day" by David Levithan noon until 12:45 p.m.
Send event details with a daytime phone number to Kaitlynn Riely, c/o Southscape, Pittsburgh Post-Gazette, 34 Blvd of the Allies, Pittsburgh 15222 or email her at firstname.lastname@example.org.