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Baldwin Borough -- Quest Club, which offers games, stories, crafts and snacks for students in 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 Dr. Information: 412-885-2255.
Brentwood -- "Book Babies," a reading program for babies up to 18 months and their caretakers, is held at 10 a.m. Thursdays until Aug. 9 at the public library, 3501 Brownsville Rd.
Bethel Park -- Library Olympics, for students in grades K-5, will be held at 7 p.m. Monday. The library also will host a cartooning class for grades 1-5 at 7 p.m. Wednesday. Both programs will be at the Bethel Park Public Library, 5100 W. Library Ave. To register: 412-835-2207.
Whitehall -- Students entering grades 5-12 will perform the play "Squeal!" from 7 to 9 p.m. Aug. 3 at Harrison Middle School, 129 Windvale Ln.
Bethel Park -- Origami classes for students in grades K-5 will be held at 7 p.m. Tuesday at the Bethel Park Public Library, 5100 W. Library Ave. To register: 412-835-2207.
Bethel Park -- Learn how to use a digital camera during free classes at 2 p.m. Aug. 2 or 6 p.m. Aug. 22 at the Bethel Park Public Library, 5100 West Library Ave. To register: 412-835-2207.
Peters -- A refresher course on safe driving will be offered to those who have taken the AARP Driver Safety Course within the past three years. The class will be from noon to 4 p.m. Tuesday at the Peters Township Public Library, 616 E. McMurray Road. The class costs $5, either by check payable to AARP or on www.aarp.org. Participants should bring current driver's license and their AARP membership number to class.
Whitehall -- A beginners origami class for teenagers will be held from 6:30 to 8 p.m. Aug. 1 at the Whitehall Public Library, 100 Borough Park Dr. Online registration required: www.whitehallpubliclibrary.org.
Peters -- A potluck dinner will be held at 6:30 p.m. Aug. 3 at the Peters Township Public Library, 616 E. McMurray Road. Community members should bring a potluck dish to share made with locally grown food or samples from their own gardens. Bring recipe to share. To register: email firstname.lastname@example.org or at the library's circulation desk. More information: email email@example.com.
West Mifflin -- A car cruise, with music, food and a raffle, will be held from noon to 5 p.m. Sunday to benefit Holy Spirit Church, 2603 Old Elizabeth Rd. Rain date is July 29. Information: www.carcruises.com.
Bethel Park -- The DeMarillac Guild of St. Louise de Marillac church will host a flea market from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. July 27 and from 9 a.m. to 11:30 a.m. July 28, with a bag sale from noon to 1 p.m. July 28 in the lower level of the LeGras Parish Center, 320 McMurray Rd.
Bethel Park -- A Bethel Park Recreation Department flea market will be held from 8 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday at the Port Authority Park & Ride lot on the corner of Brightwood and Lytle roads. More information: 412-831-1328.
Whitaker -- A rummage sale will be held from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. July 28 in the back parking lot of Whitaker United Methodist Church, 124 Arkansas Ave.
Dormont -- The Dormont Farmers Market is open from 4 to 7 p.m. Mondays through October in the parking lot of Mt. Lebanon Baptist Church, 1417 Alabama Ave.
Jefferson Hills -- The borough of Jefferson Hills Recreation Board will host a coed adult softball tournament at 8:30 a.m. Aug. 12 at the Andrew Reilly Memorial Field on Route 885. Food and raffle tickets will be available for sale. The tournament will benefit volunteer fire companies in the community.
Washington County-- Washington County Department of Parks and Recreation will host a free scavenger hunt at 6:30 p.m. Wednesday, starting at Shelter 1 in Ten Mile Creek Park. Pre-registration required: 724-228-6867.
Peters -- Friends of the Montour Trail will host a twilight trail walk along Arrowhead Trail from 8:30 to 10 p.m. July 27. Walkers can start either at Farmhouse Coffee and My Big Fat Greek Gyro, 502 Valley Brook Rd., or at the St. Petersburg Center, 210 Valley Brook Rd. Participants pay $7 to help maintain the expansion of the Montour Trail.
Upper St. Clair -- Western Pennsylvania Mushroom Club will present a slideshow on mushrooms and host a walk from 9 a.m. to noon July 28 at Boyce Mayview Park's Outdoor Classroom, 1571 Mayview Rd. Bring mushrooms from home for identification. Cost: $15, or $10 for mushroom club members with current membership cards.
West Mifflin -- Aug. 1 is Hungarian Day at Kennywood Park. Call Rose Marie Gerzsenyi for tickets: 724-864-0042. Special ticket discounts may be available.
Bethel Park -- The Bethel High School class of 1962 alumni will celebrate their 50th reunion the weekend of Aug.10 at the Crowne Plaza Hotel, 164 Fort Couch Rd. Information: 412-833-1410.
Castle Shannon -- Bring shirts, socks, shorts and more to tie-dye at 4 p.m. Aug. 2 at the Community Library of Castle Shannon, 3677 Myrtle Ave. Students in grades 6-12 can sign up by calling 412-563-4552.
McKeesport -- Ellen Show, a Heinz History Center ambassador, will discuss the life of child welfare activist and McKeesport High School graduate Sophie Loeb at 2 p.m. Saturday at the McKeesport Heritage Center, 1832 Arboretum Drive. Program is free.
First Published July 19, 2012 12:00 am