'Blues for Food' festival at Domenico's to benefit food bank
For the 20th consecutive year, Eugene Morgan of Eugene & the Nightcrawlers will host the annual Blues for Food, a mini-blues festival benefitting Greater Pittsburgh Community Food Bank.
This year's event will be held from 12:30 to 8 p.m., Sunday, Feb. 23, at Domenico's Ristorante in Cranberry.
Each year, Eugene & the Nightcrawlers join several other local blues bands in performing for the benefit of those less fortunate.
All proceeds from the day of music and fun benefit the food bank, including the $10 suggested donation at the door and the additional nonperishable food and grocery items many of the fans bring with them.
Domenico's Ristorante and Pizzeria is located in Piazza Plaza, Route 19, Cranberry Township. Tickets for Blues for Food are $10 at the door; children are welcome and those under the age of 12 pay no admission.
For more information, contact Eugene Morgan at 724-553-0515, Domenico's at 724-776-6455 or visit www.pittsburghfoodbannk.org.
Social Security workshops set
Steven Bertolo, President of StevenBlake, Inc., will conduct an informative session at Cranberry Public Library on Saturday, Feb. 22, at 1 p.m. with a repeat date on Saturday, March 8, at 1 p.m.
Some of the topics he will address include, “Understanding your Social Security Statement” and “Planning Strategies & Options.”
Registration is required and can be made at the Circulation Desk or by calling 724-776-9100.
Library to host murder mystery
The Bobcat Players of Beaver County will perform a murder mystery,”Murder Most Marvelous,” a play about an acting company that is heading to Pittsburgh to film a movie when their bus breaks down at the Cranberry Municipal Center.
It will be presented at Cranberry Public Library on Sunday, Feb. 23, at 2 p.m.
The event is sponsored by the Friends of Cranberry Public Library as a fundraiser for the library.
Tickets are $10 each and are on sale at the circulation desk. Light refreshments will be served.
On Tuesday, Feb. 25, beginning at 6:30 p.m., instructor Shellie Smith will teach participants the fundamentals of design, material selection, clasps, crimping, and finishing bead necklaces during a single two-hour class at the Cranberry Township Municipal Center.
The class is open to anyone 14 and older, and the needed materials are included in the registration fee.
Registration for the class is available in person at the information desk of the parks and recreation department; by phone at 724-776-4806, ext. 1129; or online at the township's website, www.cranberrytownship.org/programs.
The program fee is $45, or $40 for township residents with a discount card, payable at the time of registration.
Teen Dodgeball Tournaments slated in Cranberry
Cranberry Township will be holding two Dodgeball tournaments for teens playing on co-ed teams in its Municipal Center gymnasium on Friday, Feb. 28 and Friday, March 14, from 6:30 to 9:30 p.m.
Teams of 6 to 10 players, ages 12 to 16 are eligible, with six starters and as many as four alternates. Each team must have at least two boys and two girls on the court during actual play. Team players are currently being recruited. Every team needs to select a name and have its players dress in a uniform color. Teams will participate in a round-robin double-elimination tournament.
Registration for the tournaments is available in person at the Information Desk of the Parks & Recreation department, by phone at 724-776-4806, ext. 1129, or online at the Township's website, www.cranberrytownship.org/programs. There is a program fee of $35 per team per tournament, or $6 per individual player, payable at the time of registration.
Dance parties scheduled
They're not like a prom and you don't have to get all dressed up. You don't even have to bring a date, unless you really want to. But Cranberry's Parks & Recreation department is holding a series of monthly dance parties on Saturday evenings, and everyone 21 and over is welcome.
The parties will feature all types of dance music and for those whose dance moves have become a bit rusty, each evening will begin with a group class under the instruction of dance teacher Cathy Kelly. The two-step will start the Feb. 22 party. Swing will be offered at the start of the party on March 22. Instruction in Tango will conclude the series on April 26.
No advance registration is required. A $10 drop-in fee is payable at the door.
For details, call 724-776-4806, ext. 1129.
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