Fri, 2019-01-04 - Mon, 2019-02-04

North Hills Community Outreach is taking orders through Feb. 4 for its annual citrus sale.

New in 2019 are quarts of strawberries picked fresh in Florida, which along with the boxes of grapefruit, oranges, and pears are hand-checked by volunteers and are available for pickup March 2 and 3 at St. Paul’s United Methodist Church, 1965 Ferguson Road, Hampton.

Purchases benefit NHCO. Boxes of fruit can also be donated to NHCO’s food pantries.

To order, visit or call (412)307-0069 x 3311.

Fri, 2018-12-14 - Sun, 2019-01-13

Young women who are senior high school students and who live in the Avonworth community may apply for three scholarships. Two $1,500 scholarships are sponsored by the Avon Club, and a $1,000 Kathy Hall Memorial Scholarship is also available.

Applications are now available. The applications for the Avon Club scholarships are due Jan. 13, 2019. Selected individuals will be interviewed March 17. Scholarship applications for the Kathy Hall Memorial scholarship are due Jan. 31, 2019.

All applicants will be notified March 24, 2019.

Fri, 2018-12-14 - Mon, 2018-12-31

North Hills Community Outreach is seeking funds for their program “Sharing Winter Warmth,” so families in need can receive one $50 credit toward a heat or light bill.

Donations can be made online at or by check, payable to NHCO, memo line “Sharing Projects” and mail to NHCO, 1975 Ferguson Rd., Allison Park, PA 15101.

For more information, call (412)487-6316, opt. 1.

Mon, 2018-12-10 - Fri, 2018-12-14

Monday, Dec. 10, 10:30 a.m., Family Story Time.

Monday, Dec. 10, 11:15 a.m., Community Book Group. Meet at the YMCA community center. Discussion “Lost December,” by Richard Paul Evans.

Tuesday, Dec. 11, 6:30 p.m., Family Story Time.

Wednesday, Dec. 12, 10:30 a.m. Babies and Books, for children 0-24 months old and their caregiver.

Thursday, Dec. 13, 2 p.m., free Bingo with small, non-monetary prizes.

Thursday, Dec. 13, 4:30-5:30 p.m., Drawing and Coloring Club for ages 10 and up or younger with a participating adult. Any skill level welcome.

Sun, 2018-12-09

Join Santa for breakfast at Avonworth Community Park on Camp Horne Road, Sunday, Dec. 9, 11 a.m-1 p.m.

Activities include breakfast, craft stations, games, music, a train display, and your very own picture with Santa.

Your dog may get a picture taken with Santa, too,for a $5 donation. On this special day, the park trails will be open to dogs. The cost is $15 per adult, $10 per child for Breakfast with Santa, and. $5 per dog for the cabin and trail access.

For tickets, call (412)766-1700 or e-mail

Sat, 2018-12-08

Santa and Mrs. Claus will read stories to children at Avalon Now’s Storytime with Santa event, Saturday, Dec. 8, 5-7 p.m., at the Avalon Borough Hall.

Cookies and milk, reindeer crafts, and photo opportunities with Santa and the Mrs. will be available. Pets are welcome for pictures, but must be in a cage or attached to a non-retracting leash.

Parents must be present with their children.

Mon, 2018-11-19 - Tue, 2018-11-20

Monday, Nov. 19 and Wednesday, Nov. 21, the library opens 8:30-10 a.m. for Senior Coffee and to give seniors full use of the facilities.

Monday, Nov. 19, Kid’s Book Club. “Trumpet of the Swan,” by E.B. White.

Tuesday, Nov. 20, 6 p.m., Library Friends Meeting.

Thursday, Nov. 22 and Friday, Nov. 23, the library is closed for the Thanksgiving holiday.

For more information about events at the Bayne Library, go to or call (412)766-7447.

Fri, 2018-11-16 - Mon, 2018-12-31

Individuals making financial donations to North Hills Community Outreach between now and Dec. 31 will be matched dollar for dollar, up to the first $38,000 raised, thanks to the organization’s board of directors raising $38,000 to encourage matching donations.

Checks can be mailed to NHCO, 1975 Ferguson Rd., Allison Park, PA 15101. Online donations can be made at

Fri, 2018-11-16

Senior citizens residing in Avalon and Bellevue are invited to attend a luncheon and show, Friday, Nov. 16, at the Northgate Middle/High School. The luncheon features turkey, mashed potatoes, stuffing, vegetable, cranberry sauce, dinner roll and pumpkin dessert. The cost for lunch is $2.

The luncheon will take place at 10:45 a.m., and the show begins in the auditorium at 11:30 a.m. and features performances by students.