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Monroeville -- The recreation and parks department will hold a six-week SAT preparation class from 3 to 5 p.m. Wednesdays, beginning March 13, at Gateway High School, 3000 Gateway Campus Blvd. Cost: $90. Registration: 412-856-1006.
Greensburg -- The River City Brass will perform "Celtic Connections" at 7:30 p.m. Saturday at the Palace Theatre, 21 W. Otterman St. Tickets: $24-$13; $2 discount for children and senior citizens. To order: 1-800-292-7222.
Greensburg -- The Westmoreland Cultural Trust will present Gaelic Storm at 7 p.m. Sunday at the Palace Theatre, 21 W. Otterman St. Tickets: $18-$26. To order: 724-836-8000.
Forest Hills -- Juniper Village at Forest Hills, 107 Fall Run Road, will hold a Tulips For Twilight Wish sale from Friday to March 11. Cost: $10 per plant. Plants may be picked up March 20. To order: 412-244-9901.
Plum -- Our Lady of Joy Catholic Parish, 2000 O'Block Road, will sponsor a spaghetti dinner from 4 to 7 p.m. Sunday. Cost: $8; $4 for children. Raffle baskets and 50/50 available. Proceeds benefit a mission in Chimbote, Peru. Information: 412-795-4389.
Monroeville -- Beatty Pointe Village, 700 Beatty Road, will host a Second Saturday Divorce Workshop for women from 8:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. March 9. Cost: $35. Deadline: March 8. Reservations: 724-493-9695.
Wilkinsburg -- The Jazz Workshop will hold its bi-weekly Jazz Forum at 1:30 p.m. Tuesday at its auxiliary building, 1015 Center St. Speaker will be Gail Austin, managing director of the Kente Arts Alliance, who will present "My Favorite Solos: A Personal Reflection on Select Jazz Recordings." Information: 412-244-0480.
Monroeville -- Monroeville Public Library, 4000 Gateway Campus Blvd., will sponsor "The BIG READ: Social Justice for the Deaf" from 7 to 8:30 p.m. Tuesday. Presenter will be Val Wojton, American Sign Language teacher and athletic director at the Western Pennsylvania School for the Deaf. The book that will be discussed is "The Heart is a Lonely Hunter" by Carson McCullers. Information: 412-372-0500.
Greensburg -- The Greensburg Garden Center will meet at 11 a.m. Tuesday at the Greensburg Garden and Civic Center, 951 Old Salem Road. Penn State Master Gardener Ron Patun will speak on Native Plants in Your Garden. Information: 724-837-0245.
Greensburg -- The Theatre & Dance Program at Seton Hill University will hold "Samhita: Conversations in Dance," a classical Indian music and dance production by the Spilling Ink Project, at 8 p.m. Saturday in the Carol Ann Reichgut Concert Hall at the university's Performing Arts Center, 100 Harrison Ave. Cost: $10. Information: 724-552-2929.
Murrysville -- Franklin Regional High School, 3200 School Road, will present "Crazy For You" at 7:30 p.m. today through Saturday and 2 p.m. Sunday. Cost: $10; $5 for students. Tickets: 724-327-5456.
New Kensington -- The Three Rivers Depression Era Glass Society will hold a show and sale from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Saturday and 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Sunday at the Clarion Hotel, 300 Tarentum Bridge Road. Cost: $5; free for those younger than 30 with proper ID after noon Saturday. Information: www.pghdepressionglass.org or 412-217-2083.
North Huntingdon -- Juniper Village at Huntingdon Ridge will sponsor a bingo game at noon Friday at the Norwin Community Resource Center, 231 Jenny Drive. Information: 724-863-2600.
North Huntingdon -- The Baptist Ministers Conference of Pittsburgh and Vicinity will hold a "Heroes In Our Midst" dinner and program from 1 to 4 p.m. March 9 at Stratigos' Banquet Center, 131 Colonial Manor Road. Honorees will be the Rev. William H. Curtis of Mount Ararat Baptist Church and Steelers quarterback and Homestead native Charlie Batch. Steelers cornerback Ryan Clark will serve as master of ceremonies. Dress is black-tie. Cost: $50 per person; $500 for a table of 10. Deadline: Wednesday. Information: 412-823-4049 or 412-664-7272.
First Published February 28, 2013 12:00 am