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Whitehall -- Learn how to make a living wreath for the garden, fence or patio at a class at the Whitehall Public Library at 1 p.m. June 5. Cost is $6 for materials. Register by May 31: http://www.whitehallpubliclibrary.org.
Mt. Lebanon -- The Mt. Lebanon United Lutheran Church, 975 Washington Road, will hold vacation Bible school from 9 a.m. to noon July 9-13. Suggested donation is $7.50 per child or $15 per family. More information: www.mtleboluth.org or call 412-563-0300.
Peters -- The public library's GO Green Club will host a camp for kids entering grades 3-5 at the library from 10 a.m. to noon June 12-14. Registration required: firstname.lastname@example.org.
Baldwin Borough -- The public library will offer yoga classes from 7 to 8 p.m. Tuesdays during June. Bring a towel or yoga mat and water. Cost is $10 per class, and space is limited Call 412-885-2255 to register by June 4.
Baldwin Borough -- Learn how to Skype and use a smartphone during a class at the public library from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. June 23. Call to register: 412-885-2255.
Bethel Park -- Sydnee Bagovich, "The Grammar Nerd," will lead a workshop on common grammatical blunders at 7 p.m. May 30 at the Bethel Park Public Library. Register: 412-835-2207.
Bethel Park -- Vacation Bible school classes will be offered from 9 a.m. to noon June 25-29 at John McMillan Presbyterian Church, 875 Clifton Road. Cost: $8 per child through June 15. Registration: at the church or www.johnmcmillanpc.org. Information: 412-833-4704.
Whitehall -- Tai Chi classes taught by instructor Gurney Bolster will be offered Mondays and Wednesdays this summer at the Franciscan Spirit and Life Center, 3605 McRoberts Road. Cost is $45 for nine classes on Mondays between June 25 and Aug. 20 or $40 for eight classes on Wednesdays between June 20 and Aug. 22. More information and to register: Mimi DiGregory at 412-881-9207 or email@example.com.
Peters -- A benefit concert will be held from 6 to 8 p.m. June 3 at Trinity United Methodist Church, 530 Center Church Road, featuring Cross Vision, a local Christian band. Admission is free, but a collection will be taken to raise funds for the choir's mission trip to Romania in July. Information: 724-941-4770.
McKeesport -- Serra Catholic marching band is holding its annual flea market from 5 to 8 p.m. May 25 and 8 a.m. to noon May 26 in the school gym, 200 Hershey Drive.
Monongahela -- St. Damien of Molokai Parish will hold a flea market from noon to 5 p.m. June 13, 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. June 14-15, and 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. June 16 at Madonna Catholic Regional School, 731 Chess St.
Pleasant Hills -- The Lions Club Farmers Market will be held from 3:30 to 7 p.m. Thursdays through Oct. 18 in the parking lot of the Pleasant Hills Community Presbyterian Church, 199 Old Clairton Road.
Brentwood -- The Pittsburgh Poetry Exchange will hold an open poetry workshop from 7 to 10 p.m. June 4 at the Brentwood Public Library. The poetry workshop will be held the first Monday of each month. More information: Michael Wurster, 412-481-POEM.
Greensburg -- The group Thyme for Herbs will hold its annual Herb Fair from 8 a.m. to noon June 4 at Harrold Middle School, 1368 Middletown Road.
Lincoln Place -- A Memorial Day Parade will be held at 10 a.m. Monday, beginning at the intersection of Plaport and Interboro avenues and closing with a memorial service at Pittsburgh Mifflin PreK-8. To participate in the parade, call 412-464-1917.
Mt. Lebanon -- The Historical Society of Mt. Lebanon will offer 90-minute walking tours of the community's sights and architecture this summer and fall, with tours scheduled for 6 p.m. June 5, July 19, Aug. 7, Sept. 18, Oct. 6 and 29. Reservations required. Email firstname.lastname@example.org or leave a message at 412-418-9348. Cost is $5 for members of the Historical Society of Mt. Lebanon, $10 for non-members.
Nottingham -- Washington County commissioners will lead a ceremony at 7 p.m. next Thursday to open the new walking and biking trail at Mingo Creek County Park. Meet in the Shelter 4 Parking Area, near the Ebenezer Covered Bridge for a walk that will conclude at the trailhead of the Henry Covered Bridge. Water will be provided, but dress for light hiking. Pre-registration required: 724-228-6867.
South Park -- The annual Mutt Strut 5K and Dog Walk, sponsored by Animal Friends, will begin with registration at 8:30 a.m. June 3 at the South Park Fairgrounds, 3890 Buffalo Drive. Registration: at the race or www.ThinkingOutsideTheCage.org.
Bethel Park -- South Hills High School classes of February and June 1952 are planning a 60th reunion Sept. 12-13 at the Crowne Plaza-Pittsburgh South, 164 Fort Couch Road. More information: Callie Christner, 724-942-2326.
Bethel Park -- Christ United Methodist Church will hold a Fill-A-Truck for Hunger food drive from 8:30 a.m. to noon June 10. Food contributions for South Hills Interfaith Ministry, Washington City Mission and St. Winifred's Food Pantry will be collected at the church at 44 Highland Road.
Jefferson Hills -- St. Thomas a'Becket Catholic Church will hold its annual festival from 6 to 11 p.m. June 28-30. The festival, featuring food, musical entertainment and kids' games, will take place on church property at 139 Gill Hall Road. More information: 412-655-2885.
Mt. Lebanon -- Life Service Providers will hold its third annual Senior and Caregiver Resource Expo from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. June 15 at the Galleria of Mt. Lebanon, 1500 Washington Road, where it will provide information regarding being a caregiver. More information: www.lifeserviceproviders.org.
Scott -- The film series, "Catholicism," about Catholic beliefs, art, architecture, literature and practices, will be shown from 7 to 8:30 p.m. Thursdays through June 28 at Our Lady of Grace Church, 310 Kane Blvd. Screenings are free and open to the public. Information: 412-279-7070.
Bethel Park -- A volunteer with the Best Friends Animal Society will present on the importance of adopting homeless pets from animal shelters at 7 tonight at the Bethel Park Public Library.
First Published May 24, 2012 12:00 am