Le Promeneur, June 27, 2022: Events in the Alle-Kiski valley
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Dynamic Community Foundation is planning a golf outing
A golf outing in aid of Dynamic Community Foundation, Freeport, will take place on August 27 at Birdsfoot Golf Club, 225 Furnace Run Road, South Buffalo.
Check-in will take place at 1 p.m. The event will be a 4-a-side scramble and shotgun start at 2 p.m. Cost is $75 per golfer if paid before August 1 and includes dinner, beer, beverages and hot dogs. After this date, the cost is $80.
There will be games of skill and a $10,000 hole-in-one jackpot. Non-golfers are invited to attend the dinner for $25.
For details, call 724-295-5500 or email [email protected]
A free movie streak runs Monday at Hartwood Acres
Monday’s free Allegheny County Family Fun Drive-In movie series at the Hartwood Acres Amphitheater will feature the PG-rated movie “American Underdog.”
Doors open at 7:30 p.m. and the show begins at dusk. The doors close when the movie begins. When the parking lot fills up, a notice will be posted on the Allegheny County Parks Facebook page. Capacity is limited to the first 300 vehicles.
Wednesday: Apollo Hose Co. No. 2 will hold bingo at 7 p.m. at the fire station, 325 N. Fourth St. Doors open at 5:30 p.m. Details: 724-478-4831.
Thursday: The Apollo Memorial Library sells raffle tickets for a basket of scratch tickets and historical items. Cost: $1 for 1; $3 for 5; and $5 for 10. The draw will take place on June 30. Tickets: Stop by the Library, 219 N. Pennsylvania Ave.
July 10: Table reservations are being accepted for a flea market scheduled from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. at Arnold Volunteer Fire Company Social Room #2, 1702 Fifth Ave. Installation will begin at 6 a.m. Cost: $10 for two tables. Details: Jim Duncan, 724-754-7666.
Wednesday: Al-Anon will meet at 8 p.m. at Trinity United Methodist Church, 847 10th Ave. The group offers help and hope to families and friends of alcoholics.
East of Vandergrift
July 3 and 4: Our Lady, Queen of Peace Parish is selling raffle tickets to win $1,000 cash and a $200 gift certificate to Naser Foods. Cost: $10 per two-issue ticket. Winning numbers will be the first number officially drawn at 7:00 p.m. Pa. Lottery Daily Pick-3 on July 3-4. The winner of each day will receive the money and a gift certificate. Tickets: Deborah, 724-859-3186 or after mass in the church vestibule.
Town of Ford
July 16: Tickets are on sale for the Ford City Community Kennywood Picnic at Klingensmith Pharmacies in Ford City, Kittanning and West Kittanning. Cost: $28 for a FunDay pass. Passes can also be used on weekdays until August 19. An additional $10 fee will be charged for use of tickets on weekends through August 19. Picnic day bus tickets are also available for $8. Details: 412-389-8366.
Wednesday: The Thrift Store clothing ministry at Freeport United Methodist Church, 211 Fourth St., will be open from noon to 3 p.m. Cash only. Donations of summer clothes, shoes, bedding and handbags are welcome. Donations must be washed and free of animal hair. Details: 724-295-3095.
Today: The free children’s playground program sponsored by Natrona Comes Together will feature a reading program and bookmark games at 12:30 p.m. at the park pavilion.
Today: The Allegheny Valley Community Library’s Outside the Lines Adult Craft Club will meet from 5:30-7 p.m. at the library, 1522 Broadview Blvd. The group project will be a personalized flowerpot. Join the group project or bring your own. Welcome new members of all levels. Reservations and list of supplies: Alleghenyvalleylibrary.org or 724-226-3491.
Tuesday: The free children’s playground program sponsored by Natrona Comes Together will feature a reading program with crafts and games at noon at the park pavilion.
Wednesday: The Agape Thrift Shop at Grace United Methodist Church, 1333 Freeport Road, will be open from 1 p.m. to 4 p.m. Mandatory masks. Clean spring and summer clothing in all sizes is required. Bring donations on Wednesday or leave them on the porch. Do not put donations in the blue bins behind the church.
Wednesday: The Allegheny Valley Association of Churches Food Bank will be open to anyone in need from 1:30 p.m. to 5 p.m. at 1913 Freeport Road, Natrona Heights. Park in the central parking lot and the food will be placed in your vehicle. Those who have not yet registered must come from 2:30 p.m. to 4:30 p.m. on Wednesday.
July 31 : A scholarship to benefit the Robin’s Home charity which helps low-income female veterans and their children will be held at Natrona Heights Veterans of Foreign Wars, 894 Veterans Lane. Doors open at 11 a.m., lunch will be served at 12:30 p.m. and bingo starts at 1 p.m. Cost: $35 in advance; $40 at the door; includes lunch. There will be a cash bar, break open tickets, silent auction, table selection and raffles. Tickets: 724-904-7649.
Today: The Leechburg Volunteer Fire Company will hold bingo at 7 p.m. at the fire station, 268 Canal Street. Doors open at 5 p.m. The kitchen will be open.
July 10: Team registrations are being accepted for the Shawn DesLauriers Bocce Tournament scheduled for noon at Club Marconi, River Avenue. Team fee: $300. There will be a raffle of baskets, food and a 50/50. Proceeds will be used to establish a scholarship in the name of DesLauriers. Details: Dan Swartz, [email protected]
July 25 to 29: Bethel United Methodist Church, 150 Alder St., will have a vacation Bible school, “Rocky Railway,” from 9:30 a.m. to noon for children ages 4 through those who have completed fifth grade. Donations will be accepted. Reservations: bethelumc.us.
July 6: Lenape Tech Adult Education will host a free information night for adult students from 5-6 p.m. at the school cafeteria, 2215 Chaplin Ave. Examples of programs include HVACR Fast Track, Welding Fast Track, CDL, Clinical Physician Assistant, Pharmacy Technician, Phlebotomy Technician, and eLearning. Donors will be present. Reservations required before June 30. Reservations: 724-763-5916 or [email protected]
Tuesday: The Community Clothes Closet, 1129 Kenneth Ave., will be open 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. Saturday and noon to 2 p.m. Tuesday. Items available include clothing for all family members, shoes and linens. New customers receive 15 free items. Donations of summer clothing accepted during opening hours.
Saturday : Animal Protectors of Allegheny Valley is holding a raffle to win four tickets to the July 31 Pittsburgh Pirate game against the Philadelphia Phillies, a parking pass and barbecue supplies. The draw will take place on July 2 at 2 p.m. on Facebook Live. Cost: $10 each. Tickets: tinyurl.com/yckn2bp7.
July 17: The People’s Library is organizing a basket raffle to benefit the library. The baskets will be on display tonight at the New Kensington Library, 880 Barnes St., on Fridays in June during the Fifth Celebration and during the Library Book Sale. Photographs of the baskets will be available at the Lower Burrell Library, 3052 Wachter St.. The drawing will take place July 17. Cost: $5 each. Tickets: in both libraries.
Tuesdays : Remove the Books Sensibly (TOPS) meets at 6 p.m. at Oakmont United Methodist Church, 419 Maryland Ave. Monthly fee: $5; the first appointment is free. Details: [email protected]
Tuesday: The Pittsburgh Doo Wop Big Band will perform at 8 p.m. at the Elks, 106 Washington Ave. Admission: $10.
July 31 : Reservations are being accepted for the Kerr Museum Victorian Bridal Luncheon scheduled for 12:30 p.m. at Oakmont Country Club. Hats and fascinators welcome. Cost: $75. Reservation required before July 22. Reservations: 412-826-9295.
Tuesday: Alcoholics Anonymous will meet from 7 to 8 p.m. at Central Presbyterian Church, 305 Allegheny Street. An opportunity for silent prayer will be held at 6:30 p.m.
Tuesday: A free outdoor storytime for children ages 3-5 will be held at noon near the water play area at Riverview Memorial Park, First Avenue. Bring a blanket or a chair. Sponsored by the Allegheny Valley Community Library. Time permits.
Wednesday: The Tarentum Farmers Market will be open from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. in the upper parking lot of First United Presbyterian Church, 913 Lock St.
Wednesday: BridgePointe Church will have its free summer reading program for children from 10:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. in the church library, 400 E. Ninth Ave. Lunch and a snack will be served. Details: 724-671-7580.
Wednesday: The Elks will be hosting bingo at 6:30 p.m. at the lodge, 219 E. Sixth Ave. The kitchen is open to the public from 5 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. on Wednesdays, Thursdays and Fridays. Menu: elks644.org/elks-kitchen-1. Orders: 724-226-1644 before 8:15 p.m.
Sept. 8 to 10: Summit Hose Co. is accepting applications from artisans and suppliers for its fall festival. No food vendors, please. Details: Tami Sudy, 878-302-5367 or [email protected]
Tuesday: The Vandergrift Public Library YoYos Needles Art Group will meet from 5:30-7 p.m. in the Library Reading Room, 128C. Washington Ave. Please note the new date and time. All skill levels are welcome. No reservation required. Details: 724-568-2212.
Thursday: St. Gertrude’s Church will be selling frozen meatballs and spaghetti sauce from 4 p.m. to 6 p.m. via curbside pickup at the church social hall, 303 Franklin Avenue. Cost: Sauce, $7 a pint; meatballs, six for $3. Please enter the alley above Sandra Lynn’s School of Dance and follow the arrows to the church basement doors. Items will also be available after Saturday and Sunday masses at the church while supplies last.
Until Thursday : Vandergrift Public Library’s Books & More store will be holding a $3 bag sale. Bags provided by the library. Individually priced items will include puzzles, DVDs, audiobooks and CDs. Opening hours: 1 p.m. to 8 p.m. on Mondays, Tuesdays and Thursdays; 10 a.m. to 8 p.m. Wednesdays; 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Friday and 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. Saturday. Proceeds go to the library.
Wednesday: Alcoholics Anonymous will meet at 6 p.m. at Union Presbyterian Church, 656 Route 380.