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Mt. Lebanon -- The public library will hold a series of concerts starting at 7 p.m. Thursdays in the library's courtyard, 16 Castle Shannon Blvd. The PM Winds Project, a flute and clarinet duo, will perform July 26, preceded by a 6:30 p.m. discussion on musicians' education, life and work. Other performances are: Boilermaker Jazz Band Aug. 2; Nan Hoffman, an American folk musician, Aug. 9; Matt Otis, an indie/acoustic musician Aug. 16; and the Mt. Lebanon High School String Quartet Aug. 23.
West Mifflin -- Nonprofit TJ Arts will present Hot on the Arts, a cabaret-style performance, at 7 p.m. June 23 at Community College of Allegheny County South Campus Theatre, 1750 Clairton Road. Tickets are $30 per person and can be purchased at www.tj-arts.org, 412-655-0747 or at the door, as available. The event will raise money for West Jefferson Hills School District arts scholarships.
Bethel Park -- Vacation Bible school will be offered from 9 a.m. to noon June 25-29 at John McMillan Presbyterian Church, 875 Clifton Road. Cost: $8 per child through June 15. Register at the church or www.johnmcmillanpc.org. Information: 412-833-4704.
Mt. Lebanon -- The Mt. Lebanon United Lutheran Church, 3319 West Liberty Ave., will hold vacation Bible school from 9 a.m. to noon July 9-13. Suggested donation is $7.50 per child or $15 per family. More information: www.mtleboluth.org or call 412-563-0300.
Peters -- The public library's GO Green Club will host a camp for kids entering grades 3-5 at the library, 616 E. McMurray Road, from 10 a.m. to noon Tuesday through next Thursday. Registration required: firstname.lastname@example.org.
Baldwin Borough -- Learn how to Skype and use a smartphone during a class at the public library, 41 Macek Drive, from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. June 23. Call to register: 412-885-2255.
Nottingham -- The Washington County Department of Parks and Recreation will sponsor a needle and yarn craft workshop at 10 a.m. Wednesday at the park office at Mingo Creek County Park. Supplies cost $4. Registration required: 724-228-6867.
Waynesburg -- The Waynesburg University Teaching with Primary Sources Program will host a free class from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. next Thursday and June 15 for teachers, librarians and professors at the Waynesburg University Southpointe Campus, 6000 Town Center Blvd., Cecil. The class introduces educators to the digital Library of Congress primary sources. Register: http://tps.waynesburg.edu/upcoming-events.
Beechview -- The Beechview United Presbyterian Church will hold a flea market from 9 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. June 16 at 1625 Broadway Ave., with raffle baskets, jewelry, housewares and more. More information: 412-561-0882.
The Beechview Area Concerned Citizens group is looking for vendors for a Beechview Sidewalk Sale on July 14 in the business district. Call 412-341-8768 to reserve a space.
Peters -- Trinity United Methodist Church, sponsored by the United Methodist Women, will hold its annual rummage and bake sale from 1 to 4 p.m. June 15 and from 9 a.m. to noon June 16 in the church's Fellowship Hall, at 530 Center Church Road. More information: 724-941-4770.
Monongahela -- St. Damien of Molokai Parish will hold a flea market from noon to 5 p.m. Wednesday; 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. next Thursday and June 15; and 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. June 16 at Madonna Catholic Regional School, 731 Chess St.
Bethel Park -- HonorBound Men's Ministry of South Hills Assembly will hold a free men's fellowship breakfast from 9 to 11 a.m. Saturday at South Hills Assembly, 2725 Bethel Church Road. More information: 412-835-8900 or www.southhillsassembly.org.
Pleasant Hills -- Jennifer Scott of Jefferson Hills Manor will discuss how Medicare, private supplemental insurance and long-term care insurance can provide the support needed for older adults at the noon meeting of the Retired Men's Luncheon Group on June 21 in the Fellowship Hall of the Pleasant Hills Community Presbyterian Church, at the corner of Old Clairton Road and Audrey Drive. The lunch costs $6. Reserve space by June 15: 412-655-2000. OUTDOORS
Mt. Lebanon -- The Historical Society of Mt. Lebanon will offer 90-minute walking tours of the community's sights and architecture this summer and fall. Tours are scheduled for 6 p.m. July 19, Aug. 7, Sept. 18, and Oct. 6 and 29. Reservations required. Email email@example.com, or leave a message at 412-418-9348. Cost is $5 for members of the Historical Society of Mt. Lebanon, $10 for nonmembers.
South Park -- The first local Miles Against Melanoma 5K, a walk or run event to raise awareness of melanoma and funds for research, will be held at 9 a.m. June 16. Cost is $25 in advance or $30 at the event, and $5 for children younger than 12. For more information or to register: http://www.milesagainstmelanoma5kpa.org.
Bethel Park -- South Hills High School classes of February and June 1952 are planning a 60th reunion Sept. 12-13 at the Crowne Plaza-Pittsburgh South at 164 Fort Couch Road. More information: Callie Christner, 724-942-2326.
Bethel Park -- Christ United Methodist Church, 44 Highland Road, will hold a Fill-A-Truck for Hunger food drive from 8:30 a.m. to noon Sunday. Food contributions for South Hills Interfaith Ministry will be collected.
Bethel Park -- St. Thomas More Church, 126 Fort Couch Road, will present MoreFest 2012 on June 20-23. Dinner will be served from 5 to 7 p.m. nightly and a polka Mass will be celebrated at 5 p.m. June 23.
Jefferson Hills -- St. Thomas A'Becket Catholic Church will hold its annual festival from 6 to 11 p.m. June 28-30. The festival, featuring food, musical entertainment and kids' games, will take place on church property at 139 Gill Hall Road. More information: 412-655-2885.
Mt. Lebanon -- Life Service Providers will hold its third annual Senior and Caregiver Resource Expo from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. June 15 at the Galleria of Mt. Lebanon, 1500 Washington Road, where it will provide information regarding being a caregiver to an elderly person. More information: www.lifeserviceproviders.org.
Whitehall -- The public library will host a teen spa day at 6:30 p.m. June 20. Teens ages 12 to 18 are invited to make spa products and decorate a pair of flip flops. Registration required: www.whitehallpubliclibrary.org or 412-882-6622.
Monongahela -- Local explorer, author and historian Lawrence Gallant will deliver a PowerPoint presentation on the Ancient Fortresses of the Ohio and Monongahela River Valleys at the monthly meeting of the Monongahela River Buffs Association at 7 p.m. June 19 at the Monongahela River Buffs Museum at 175 Second St. The public is welcome to attend this free event.
Peters -- A veterans appreciation day, featuring speakers who will talk about coping after combat and how to access veterans benefits, will be held at noon June 15 at the Peters Township Recreation Center, 700 Meredith Drive. RSVP or more information: Gateway Hospice at 1-877-878-2244, ext. 2873, or firstname.lastname@example.org
First Published June 7, 2012 12:00 am