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Peters -- Children in first grade and up can read to a registered therapy dog to gain confidence in erading from 10 to 11:20 a.m. Saturday at Peters Township Public Library, 616 E. McMurray Road. To sign up for a 20-minute time slot: 724-941-9430 or in the children's department at the library.
Pleasant Hills -- Yoga classes for ages 3 to 6 will be held at 1:30 p.m. Wednesdays through Feb. 27 at Pleasant Hills Public Library, 302 Old Clairton Road. Children should wear comfortable clothes and bring a large towel or yoga mat. Register: 412-655-2424 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
Peters -- A free class on composing professional cover letters and resumes will be held from 7 to 8:45 p.m. Tuesday at Peters Township Public Library, 616 E. McMurray Road. Register: at the library's circulation desk or 724-941-9430.
Whitehall -- Teen tech gurus will lead a workshop on how to use e-readers Saturday at Whitehall Public Library, 100 Borough Park Drive. The workshop will focus on Nooks from 10 a.m. to noon and Kindles from 1 to 3 p.m. No registration required. Make certain devices are fully charged and bring USB cable.
Baldwin Borough -- An eight-week beginner course in tai chi will be taught by Gurney Bolster from 10 to 11 a.m. Mondays, starting Monday through March 4, at Baldwin Borough Public Library, 41 Macek Drive. Cost: $50 for eight sessions; can be paid at first class. Class size limited to 15. Register by Friday: 412-885-5255 or email@example.com.
Bethel Park -- Christ United Methodist Church, 44 Highland Road, will hold a series of exercise classes to start the new year. A general exercise class will be held at 7 p.m. Tuesday. A course on the basics of yoga will be held at 7 p.m. Jan. 22 and one on exercise and cardiac disease will be held at 7 p.m. Jan. 29. Information: 412-835-6621.
Jefferson Hills -- An eight-week Zumba fitness class will be held from 6:30 to 7:30 p.m. Tuesdays, Jan. 22 through March 12, at Jefferson Hills Public Library, 925 Old Clairton Road. Tuition: $5 per class.
Mt. Lebanon -- Mt. Lebanon Public Library will host a beer-and-chili fundraiser called Brews for a Chili Night III from 6 to 8:30 p.m. Jan. 26 at the library, 16 Castle Shannon Blvd. Admission: $30. Tickets: on sale at library's front desk; not available at the door. Admission includes complimentary beers from two dozen craft brewers, cider, soft drinks, homemade chili, snacks and deserts. Musical entertainment by Cello Fury. All proceeds support programs and materials at the library.
Bethel Park -- Christ United Methodist Church, 44 Highland Road, will hold a session called Celebrate Recovery to help people who are struggling with "hurts, habits and hang-ups" at 7 p.m. Jan. 28. Information: 412-835-6621.
Peters -- Peters Township Public Library, 616 E. McMurray Road, will hold a free session for college-bound seniors and their parents on how to complete the Free Application for Federal Student Aid, or FAFSA, at 6:30 p.m. Jan. 22. Space is limited. To register: firstname.lastname@example.org, 724-941-9430 or at the library circulation desk.
Whitehall -- The Autism Society of Pittsburgh will hold its first parent support group and discussion meeting for parents and adult caregivers at 7 p.m. Tuesday at Whitehall Public Library, 100 Borough Park Drive. Starting in February, the group will meet from 7 to 8:30 p.m. on the first Tuesday of each month at the library. Registration not required.
Brentwood -- St. Peter's Episcopal Church, 4048 Brownsville Road, will hold a winter concert for all ages featuring local bands at 6 p.m. Jan. 26.
Pleasant Hills -- The Pleasant Hills Lions Club is searching for vendors for its Farmers Market, which will be held from 3:30 to 7 p.m. every Thursday, May 16 through Oct. 27, in the parking lot of Pleasant Hills Community Presbyterian Church, 199 Old Clairton Road. Cost for vendors is $25 per week, or $250 for all 23 weeks. Contact Lions Club president Michael Zaken if interested: 412-655-1234.
Bethel Park -- The Bethel Park Lions Club will award the $4,000 George Meyer scholarship to a Bethel Park High School senior in the spring. Applications available at Bethel Park High School counseling office, 309 Church Road.
Bethel Park -- The South Hills Coin Club will hold its 53rd anniversary free coin show from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Feb. 2 and 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Feb. 3.
Bethel Park -- The Southwestern Pennsylvania Registered Nurses Club will hear a U.S. Air Force nurse speak about her experiences at 9:30 a.m. Tuesday at Hamilton Presbyterian Church, 4500 Baptist Road.
Bridgeville -- Kristy Williamson, director of client services for Country Meadows At Home retirement communities, will give a talk titled "Navigating the Maze of Senior Care" from 5 to 6:30 p.m. Jan. 29 at Frank Sarris Canonsburg Library, 45 N. Jefferson Ave. The talk will help seniors and caregivers understand their options. Register: Kristy Williamson at 412-952-2760. Space is limited.
Upper St. Clair -- All are welcome to attend a breakfast and conversation with Pittsburgh sports writer Jim O'Brien from 7:30 to 9 a.m. Jan. 26 at Westminster Presbyterian Church, 2040 Washington Road. Register by Jan. 22: www.westminster-church.org or 412-835-6630.
Whitehall -- Learn what paperwork is necessary to complete yearly taxes at a free class at 1 p.m. Saturday at Whitehall Public Library, 100 Borough Park Drive. Online registration required: www.whitehallpubliclibrary.org.
First Published January 10, 2013 12:00 am