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Baldwin Borough -- Quest Club, which offers games, stories, crafts and snacks for students entering grades K-5, will meet from 11:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. Fridays through Aug. 10 at Baldwin Borough Public Library, 41 Macek Drive. Details: 412-885-2255.
Bethel Park -- Library Olympics, which offers challenges to students in grades K-5, will be held at 7 p.m. July 23 at the public library, 5100 W. Library Ave. Register: 412-835-2207.
Bethel Park -- A cartooning class will be offered for students in grades 1-5 at 7 p.m. Wednesday, July 18 and 25. Register: 412-835-2207.
Brentwood -- Book Babies, a program for babies from birth to 18 months old and their caregivers, takes place at 10 a.m. every Thursday at the library, 3501 Brownsville Road.
Cecil -- Vacation Bible school, with crafts, lessons and music, will be held from 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. July 16-20 at Cecil Alliance Church, 3291 Reissing Road. Register: 412-221-4177 or www.cecilcma.org.
Mt. Lebanon -- Mt. Lebanon United Lutheran Church, 975 Washington Road, will hold vacation Bible school from 9 a.m. to noon Monday through next Friday. Cost: $7.50 per child or $15 per family. Information: www.mtleboluth.org or 412-563-0300.
Whitehall -- Sky: Everything is Possible with God, a summer program for children in preschool through grade 5, will be held from 6 to 8:30 p.m. Monday through next Friday at Whitehall Presbyterian Church, 4935 Willock Road. Walk-ins welcome, but preregistration appreciated. Information: 412-882-7973.
West Mifflin -- A car cruise will be held from noon to 5 p.m. July 22 to benefit Holy Spirit Church, 2603 Old Elizabeth Road. It includes music, food and a raffle. Rain date is July 29. More information: www.carcruises.com.
Upper St. Clair -- A community flea market will be held from 8 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. July 14 in the Upper St. Clair High School parking lot, 1825 McLaughlin Run Road.
Bentleyville -- The book club will discuss "A Salty Piece of Land" by Jimmy Buffet at 6 p.m. July 19 at Bentleyville Public Library, 931 Main St. To reserve a copy of the book: 724-239-5122.
Dormont -- The Dormont Farmers Market will be open from 4 to 7 p.m. every Monday through October in the parking lot of Mt. Lebanon Baptist Church at West Liberty and Alabama avenues.
Nottingham -- A Firefly Frolic and Campfire, with firefly catching and marshmallow roasting, will be held at 8 p.m. Wednesday at Shelter 2 in Mingo Creek County Park, off Route 136, east of Washington, Pa. Preregistration required: 724-228-6867.
Nottingham -- View the moon, planets and stars beginning at dusk today and Saturday at Mingo Creek Observatory in Mingo Creek County Park, off Route 136, east of Washington, Pa. Viewing will take place if the sky is partly clear. No reservations required. More information: www.3ap.org.
Upper St. Clair -- The Western Pennsylvania Mushroom Club will present a slide show on mushrooms and hold a walk from 9 a.m. to noon July 28 at Boyce-Mayview Park's Outdoor Classroom, 1571 Mayview Road. Bring mushrooms from home for identification. Cost: $15 or $10 for mushroom club members with current membership cards.
Upper St. Clair -- The Upper St. Clair Recreation & Leisure Services Department will hold a senior citizen summer day trip to the Carnegie Museum of Art, departing at 9:30 a.m. July 18 from the recreation center, 1770 McLaughlin Run Road. Register by Wednesday at www.livesmarterplayharder.org, at the Community & Recreation Center at Boyce Mayview Park at 1551 Mayview Road, or by calling 412-221-1099. Cost: $29 for members of United Senior Citizens of Upper St. Clair or the Community & Recreation Center, Upper St. Clair silver card holders, or $35 for guests. Includes lunch and docent-led tour.
Bethel Park -- The South Hills High School classes of February and June 1952 are planning a 60th-year reunion Sept. 12-13 at the Crowne Plaza-Pittsburgh South, 164 Fort Couch Road. Information: Callie Christner, 724-942-2326.
Dormont -- The Dormont Historical Society will sponsor a night of comedy shorts featuring Betty Boop, The Three Stooges, Bugs Bunny, Superman and others at 7 p.m. July 18 at the Dormont Hollywood Theater, 1449 Potomac Ave. Tickets: $2.
-- Compiled by Kaitlynn Riely
First Published July 6, 2012 12:00 am