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Brentwood -- The Blairsville Community Concert Band will perform from 2:30 to 4 p.m. Aug. 18 outside the Brentwood Public Library, 3501 Brownsville Road.
Dormont -- The Hollywood Theater will celebrate National Vinyl Day with a free art show featuring record vendors, vinyl crafters and local artists who produce art on albums from 2:30 to 5:30 p.m. Sunday at the theater, 1449 Potomac Ave. Information or to submit art or register as a vendor: email@example.com.
Elizabeth Borough -- "Gilligan's Island: The Musical" will be performed at 7:30 p.m. Friday and Saturday and at 2 p.m. Sunday at Mon River Arts Mainstage Theatre, 207 S. Second Ave. Tickets: $16 for adults, $14 for students and seniors. Information: www.elizabethgrand.com.
Baldwin Borough -- Quest Club, which offers games, stories, crafts and snacks for kindergartners through fifth-graders, will meet from 11:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. Friday at Baldwin Borough Public Library, 41 Macek Drive. Information: 412-885-2255.
Jefferson Hills -- A back-to-school story time and craft session will be held for pre-school and elementary school children from 10:30 to 11:50 a.m. Aug. 21 at Jefferson Hills Library, 925 Old Clairton Road. No registration required.
Bethel Park -- A free ckass on how to use a digital camera will be held at 6 p.m. Aug. 22 in Bethel Park Public Library, 5100 W. Library Ave. To register: 412-835-2207.
Bethel Park -- A music and rib fest will be held from 3 to 9 p.m. Aug. 18 at St. Valentine Church, 2710 Ohio St. All proceeds go to the capital campaign fund. Information: www.stvals.org.
McKeesport -- McKeesport Symphony Pops will hold a wine, art and music fundraiser from 6 to 8 p.m. Sept. 8 at The Historic Schoolhouse, 2600 South Park Road, Bethel Park. Tickets available at the door: $20 for one or $30 for two. Information: 412-664-2854 or www.mckeesportsymphony.org.
Mount Washington -- A fundraiser to benefit the Dormont pool will be held from 8 to 11 p.m. Saturday at the home of Pete Karlovich and Steve Herforth, 207 Bailey Ave. The party includes hors d'oeuvres, wine, dancing, a silent auction of artwork, a ticket auction and a tour of the home. Tickets: $60 per person in advance or $75 per person at the door. For information or to purchase tickets: Karen Gottschall at firstname.lastname@example.org or 412-606-4985 or www.friendsofdormontpool.org.
Pleasant Hills -- Ten percent of purchase totals Aug. 18-19 at Five Below in the Southland shopping center on Route 51 will be donated to Pleasant Hills Public Library. To participate in this fundraiser, pick up a flier at the library, 302 Old Clairton Road. Also, coupons offering 25 percent off on Macy's purchases all day Aug. 25 can be purchased for $5 at the library. Proceeds benefit the library.
Bentleyville -- The book club will meet at 6 p.m. next Thursdayat Bentleyville Public Library, 931 Main St., to discuss "The Good Earth" by Pearl S. Buck. To reserve a copy of the book: 724-239-5122.
Castle Shannon -- A discussion will be held on the book, "In the Garden of Beasts," by Erik Larsen at 7 p.m. Mondayin the Community Library of Castle Shannon, 3677 Myrtle Ave. To register: 412-563-4552 or stop by the library to register and pick up a copy of the book.
Pleasant Hills -- Daniel J. Burns, an author and lecturer on Pittsburgh history, will give a talk on "Undiscovered Pittsburgh" at noon next Thursday in the fellowship hall of Pleasant Hills Community Presbyterian Church, Old Clairton Road and Audrey Drive. Cost of the lunch is $6. Call by Friday to be included in the lunch order: 412-655-2000.
Bethel Park -- The Wings of Eagles Motorcycle Ministry of South Hills Assembly will meet at 8:45 a.m. Saturday at the church, 2725 Bethel Church Road, and ride to Wolf's Camping Resort in Knox, Venango County. Information: 412-835-8900 or www.southhillsassembly.org.
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 Jefferson Hills Recreation Board will host a coed adult softball tournament at 8:30 a.m. Sunday 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.
Bethel Park -- State Rep. Matt Smith, D-Mt. Lebanon, is offering free shredding of documents for residents of the 42nd Legislative District from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. Aug. 18 in the Independence Middle School parking lot, 2807 Bethel Church Road. Residents may bring unwanted personal documents.
Bethel Park -- A forum offering advice about how to keep senior loved ones at home will be held from 6:30 to 8 p.m. Tuesday at the Home Instead Senior Care Center for Training and Education, 2000 Oxford Drive, Suite 415. To reserve a spot: 412-595-7554.
Bethel Park -- A family bingo will be held at 8 p.m. Friday at Bethel Park Public Library, 5100 W. Library Ave. Prizes and snacks provided. Register: 412-835-2207.
Mt. Lebanon -- Baptist Homes Society will hold its annual Community Day from noon to 3 p.m. Sept. 22 at its senior living community, 489 Castle Shannon Blvd. Information: Marilyn Walsh at email@example.com or 412-572-8258.
West Mifflin -- The West Mifflin Garden Club will sponsor its 55th annual free flower and vegetable show from 4 to 7 p.m. Friday and from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Saturday in the St. Elias Church social hall, 4200 Homestead-Duquesne Road.
First Published August 9, 2012 12:00 am