Briefs: Cranberry Lego workshop hopes to spark kids' interest in engineering
Cranberry children will be building the future, one Lego brick at a time, during a day-long workshop on Monday, April 21, under the guidance of instructors from the Snapology Discovery Center of Cranberry.
In the workshop, children ages 6 to 12 will use Lego bricks and similar building tools in imaginative ways that combine play with learning while stimulating their interest in engineering.
A program fee of $85, or $80 for Cranberry residents with a Resident Discount ID Card, is payable at the time of registration and covers all material used in the class.
Registration is available in person at the Parks & Recreation information desk, by phone at 724-776-4806, ext. 1129; or online at www.cranberrytownship.org/programs.
The library is located at 2525 Rochester Road, Cranberry Township.
Health and healing presentation set
Susie Weiss, representative from “Young Living” will explain how therapeutic grade essential oils can be used for aromatherapy, improving overall health and how they have been documented to treat colds, infection, arthritis and more.
She will speak at Cranberry Public Library on Thursday, April 24, at 6:30 p.m.
Registration can be made at the library circulation desk or by calling 724-776-9100.
Mother-child craft sessions planned
On four successive Friday mornings starting April 25, Cranberry is offering an early childhood program for mothers and their children ages 2½ to 4 years to create crafts built around their favorite storybook themes.
“Mommy and Me Storytime & Craft,” which will be held in the township's municipal center from 10 to 10:45 a.m., is designed to help children build their fine motor skills and explore their creative potential with the supporting companionship of their own mothers.
Registration for the course 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 $50 for residents, $55 for non-residents, payable at the time of registration.
German Dinner to benefit museum
The Harmony Museum presents a fundraising German buffet dinner on Saturday, April 26, in the museum's Stewart Hall, 218 Mercer St.
The dinner offers pork, bratwurst, sauerbraten, roast chicken, sauerkraut, German potato salad, spaetzle, carrots, tomato-basil-mozzarella salad, applesauce, bread, and a selection of desserts. Iced tea and coffee will be available to those who don't bring their own favorite beverage.
The cost is $18 per person, with proceeds benefiting museum operations. Prepaid reservations are required, with a deadline of Friday, April 18, and choice of sittings at 4:30 or 6:30 p.m.
Phone 724-452-7341 for reservations; credit cards are accepted.
Learn to Swim
Seneca Valley Swim Club is holding its spring Learn to Swim program through May 10.
The cost is $72 for group lessons, $30 per private lesson and $40 for semi-private lessons for two children. Lessons are for children ages 4 and older.
Lessons are held at Seneca Valley Intermediate High School pool, 126 Seneca School Road in Harmony. For a full schedule of classes or to register for lessons, visit www.swimsvsd.org or email Karen Kavanagh at email@example.com.
Instructional Baseball Camp
The Miracle League of Southwestern PA will be holding an instructional baseball camp for ages 5 to 18 on July 26 at Seneca Valley High School. The camp will run from 8 a.m. until 4 p.m. There will be coaches available from local colleges and high schools along with a member of the Baltimore Orioles front office. Lunch and Camp shirts will be provided for all participants.
Joe Stadtfeld at 724-713-1884 for further information.
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