Events

Sat, 2019-05-18

Lockfest 2019 is Saturday, May 18, 9 a.m.-2 p.m., at the Emsworth Locks and Dam, 0 Western Ave., Emsworth, 15202.

Organized by the Pittsburgh District of the US Army Corps of Engineers, the event features tours of the Locks and Dam facility (valid ID required), tow operators, and opportunities to learn safety tips and brush up on boating regulations.

There is no cost to attend. Children must be accompanied by an adult.

Sat, 2019-05-11

Trinity Lutheran Church of Avalon and Avalon Borough are hosting their 19th annual Avalon Apple Blossom Festival, Saturday, May 11, 11 a.m.-4 p.m. The event will take place outside, in front of the church and borough hall on California Avenue.

The event includes over 25 vendors, food, a petting zoo, a bake sale, a book sale and more!

Fri, 2019-05-03 - Sat, 2019-05-04

Community Theatre Players will present a dramatic reading of “Wedding Belles,” Friday, May 3, 4 p.m. and 7:30 p.m. and Saturday, May 4, 3 p.m., at the Community Presbyterian Church of Ben Avon, 7501 Church Avenue in Ben Avon.

Tickets are $10 and can be reserved at (412)695-3113 or purchased on-line at http://bactpcom. Five CTP actresses will portray four garden club ladies, and a young girl who has come to their little Texas town to marry an infantryman before he ships off for World War II. .

“Wedding Belles” is written by Alan Bailey and Ronnie Claire Edwards.

Sat, 2019-04-27

The Bellevue Police Department is hosting an opportunity for the public to prevent pill abuse and theft, by ridding their homes of potentially dangerous expired, unused, and unwanted prescription drugs.

The collection is being held Saturday, April 27, 10 a.m. to 2 pm. at the Bellevue Police Department, 537 Bayne Ave. Only pills or patches may be turned in; no liquids or needles or sharps can be accepted.

This service is free and anonymous; no questions asked.

Fri, 2019-04-26 - Sat, 2019-05-18

Friday, April 26, Diversity Open House. Avalon Library, 6-8 p.m.

Saturday, April 27. Take Back Day, Bellevue Police Station, 10 a.m.-2 p.m.

Saturday, April 27 Sacred Heart Church Spring Flea Market. 9 a.m-1 p.m.

Sunday, April 28, Sacred Heart Church Spring Flea Market, 9 a.m.-noon.

Sunday, April 28, Final Spring Fling, Mt. Assisi Convent, noon-5 p.m.

Saturday, May 11, Avalon Apple Blossom Festival, 11 a.m.-4 p.m.

Saturday, May 11, Avon Club 75th Anniversary Open House, Ben Avon Borough Hall.

Fri, 2019-04-12 - Sat, 2019-04-13

Ohio Township is hosting two egg hunts at the Ohio Township Community Park, 325 Nicholson Rd.

The Flashlight Egg Hunt, for ages 8-12, is Friday, April 12, beginning at 8 p.m. Participants are required to bring their own flashlight. Select winners will receive prizes. Spots are limited.

The Kids’ Egg Hunt, for ages 7 and younger, is Saturday, April 13, 10 a.m. Prizes will be awarded and kids will have an opportunity to meet the Easter Bunny. Children should bring a basket or bag to hold their eggs.

On-line registration links and mail-in forms are available at www.ohiotwp.org.

Fri, 2019-04-12

Avalon Volunteer Fire Company is hosting a paddle party, Saturday, April 13, at the Avalon Fire Hall, 629 New Brighton Rd., Avalon. Tickets are $5.

Doors open at 6 p.m. and bidding begins at 7 p.m.

Attendees may BYOB but are requested not to bring food or snacks. Refreshments will be sold as a fundraiser for the Fire Company.

A paddle party is where a basket auction meets bingo! You could win a basket valued at $50 for a quarter.

Sun, 2019-04-07

The Shepherd’s Door is hosting a show, Saturday, April 7, 7 p.m., at the Center of Bellevue, 2 North Sprague Ave as a spring fund-raiser.

“Cotton Patch Gospel,” retells the life of Jesus as if in modern day rural Georgia.

The show stars Tim Hartman and Carnival of Souls.

Tickets are $10 for adults and $7 for children and can be purchased at The Shepherd’s Door, 563 Lincoln Ave., Bellevue. Seating is limited.

A snack stand will be open before the show and during the intermission.

All proceeds benefit the ministries of The Shepherd’s Door.

Fri, 2019-04-05

Senior citizens are invited to attend, at no cost, Northgate High School’s dress rehearsal of the spring musical, “Disney Freaky Friday,” Friday, April 5, in the Northgate High School auditorium. Doors open at 5:45 p.m., and the curtain rises at 6 p.m.

For more information, email Laureen Dowd at ldowd@northgate.k12.pa.us or call (412)732-3300, ext. 2110.