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Brentwood -- Child care will be available for ages 2 to 14 from 6 to 10:30 p.m. Feb. 15 at St. Peter's Episcopal Church, 4048 Brownsville Road. More information: 412-884-5225.
Peters -- An American Girl-themed afternoon tea and craft party will be held from 1 to 2 p.m. Feb. 9 at Peters Township Public Library, 616 E. McMurray Road. Register in the children's department.
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 email@example.com.
Jefferson Hills -- Three Allegheny County/Penn State Master Gardeners programs will be held in the community room of Jefferson Hills Municipal Center, 925 Old Clairton Road. A class on pruning trees, shrubs and perennials will be held from 6:30 to 7:30 p.m. next Thursday, March 21 and April 25. Pre-register for all three evenings for $10 at the library's front desk, www.jeffersonhillslibrary.org or 412-655-7741. Cost at the door is $5 per program.
Mt. Lebanon -- A free, two-hour SAT workshop will be offered at 2 p.m. Sunday at Mt. Lebanon Public Library, 16 Castle Shannon Blvd. Lectures will be given on strategies for math, critical reading, writing, multiple choice and essay sections.
Peters -- Learn the basics of Excel spreadsheets at a class from 7 to 8:45 p.m. Tuesday at Peters Township Public Library, 616 E. McMurray Road. Cost is $5.
Jefferson Hills -- An eight-week Zumba fitness class will be held from 6:30 to 7:30 p.m. Tuesdays through March 12 at Jefferson Hills Public Library, 925 Old Clairton Road. Tuition: $5 per class.
Bridgeville -- The Mansfield 5 and the Four Townsmen will perform at the third annual fundraising concert held by the nonprofit South Fayette Foundation for Excellence. The concert will be held at 7 p.m. March 2 at the SNPJ Lodge 6, 540 Third Ave. The foundation raises money for teacher grants, student scholarships, and instructional supplies, technology and equipment for the South Fayette School District. Tickets: $20. Information: 724-693-9441.
Pleasant Hills -- Pleasant Hills Public Library will hold a fundraiser all day Wednesday at the Pizza Hut on Route 51 near Century III Mall. When customers present a flier, the library will get credit for purchases made. Fliers are available at the library, 302 Old Clairton Road, or at www.pleasanthillslibrary.org/pizzahut2013.pdf.
Whitehall -- The Sisters of St. Francis of the Providence of God are selling haluski -- a cabbage and noodle dish -- and soup and dinner rolls for takeout Feb. 13, Ash Wednesday. Orders should be placed by next Thursday: 412-885-7232. All proceeds benefit the sisters.
Dormont -- A Fat Tuesday party will be held from 8 p.m. to midnight Feb. 12 at Cip's Sports Bar, 3024 West Liberty Ave.
North Strabane -- Canon-McMillan High School and the Pennsylvania Higher Education Assistance Agency will provide a session on completing the Free Application for Federal Student Aid, or FAFSA, from noon to 7 p.m. Wednesday in the high school library, 314 Elm St. Extension. To reserve a spot: 724-745-1400.
Castle Shannon -- Community Library of Castle Shannon, 3677 Myrtle Ave., will discuss "The Founding Fathers" by Joseph J. Ellis at 7 p.m. Feb. 11 in the lower level of the library. Registration is preferred but not required. To register: 412-563-4552 or visit the library and pick up the book.
Whitehall -- The Whitehall Green Thumbers Garden Club will meet to discuss preparing gardens for the spring at 7:30 p.m. next Thursday at the Whitehall Borough community room, 100 Borough Park Drive.
Nottingham -- The Washington County Department of Parks and Recreation is offering an outdoor classroom for home-schooled students ages 5 to 11 at 10 a.m. and 1 p.m. Feb. 14 at the office of Mingo Creek County Park. Fee for home-schooled students: $1. To register: 724-228-6867.
North Franklin -- The Washington Symphony Orchestra will hold a concert at 8 p.m. Feb. 9 at Trinity High School, 231 Park Ave. Admission: $20 for adults; $15 for students and seniors age 65 and older. Tickets: www.washsym.org, 724-223-9796 or at the door.
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. Thursdays, May 16 through Oct. 27, in the parking lot of Pleasant Hills Community Presbyterian Church, 199 Old Clairton Road. Cost for vendors: $25 per week, or $250 for all 23 weeks. Contact: Michael Zaken, 412-655-1234.
Bethel Park -- The South Hills Coin Club will hold its 53rd anniversary coin show from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Saturday and from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Sunday at the Crowne Plaza Hotel, 164 Fort Couch Road. Free admission.
Mt. Lebanon -- A classic vocal jazz and blues program will be offered at 11 a.m. Friday at the Adult Interest Center at Southminster Presbyterian Church, 799 Washington Road. Lunch will be served at noon. Cost for lunch: $6. No reservations necessary.
Baldwin Borough -- A program about paying for college will be held at 10 a.m. Feb. 23 at Baldwin Public Library, 41 Macek Drive. More information and to register: www.baldwinborolibrary.org.
Bethel Park -- The Southwestern Pennsylvania Registered Nurses Club will meet at 9:30 a.m. Feb. 19 at Hamilton Presbyterian Church, 4500 Baptist Road, to hear a talk about the impact of hip fractures on the elderly. All registered nurses welcome.
Bethel Park -- Home Instead Senior Care Center for Training and Education, 2000 Oxford Drive, Suite 415, will hold workshops for families caring for members with Alzheimer's disease from 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. Feb. 26 and March 26. To attend: 412-595-7554.
First Published January 31, 2013 12:00 am