Briefly: Edgeworth students present musical, more

Sewickley Academy students paint a colorful mural of animals while on an exchange program in Costa Rica. A version of the mural is now displayed at the academy, too. Submitted photo
Sewickley Academy students paint a colorful mural of animals while on an exchange program in Costa Rica. A version of the mural is now displayed at the academy, too. Submitted photo
| Wednesday, March 13, 2013, 9:00 p.m.

Edgeworth Elementary School fifth-graders will perform Disney's “Cinderella Kids,” on March 21.

The musical will begin at 5 p.m. in the school's gymnasium, Meadow Lane, Edgeworth. Admission is free. The fifth-grade drama club includes 39 performers and a three-member stage crew.

The production is directed by Lisa Johnston, academic specialist, and Erik Kolodziej, music teacher, who are assisted by student choreographer Nicole Barefoot.

Woman's Club

Christopher Rolinson will present a program on state parks at 1:30 p.m. Monday at the Edgeworth Club as part of the 2013 Lecture Series of the Woman's Club of Sewickley Valley.

As an assistant professor at Point Park University, Rolinson began documenting state parks by regions with the help of his students. An optional lunch is available at 12:15 p.m. Reservations are required by Sunday by calling 412-741-8500.

Senior Men's Club

The Tuesday Music Club will perform at the Senior Men's Club meeting at 10 a.m. Friday at the Sewickley Valley YMCA.

All retired men are invited to attend. Members meet for coffee at 9:30 a.m. prior to the talk.

Easter egg hunt

The seventh annual Sewickley Hills breakfast and egg hunt with the Easter Bunny will be held from 10 to 11:30 a.m. March 23 at the municipal building, 349 Magee Road.

The borough will provide bags for the egg hunt. Children are asked not to bring Easter baskets.

Pre-registration is due Wednesday by calling 412-741-4891 or emailing

The cost is $3 for children 12 and younger and $5 at the door. An additional $1 will be charged at the door for adults who are not pre-registered.

Query Club

The next meeting of the Query Club in Sewickley will be held from 7:30 to 9:30 p.m. April 15 at Sewickley Public Library, 500 Thorn St.

Host George Craig will discuss the invasion of Lebanon by the Israelis and Bud Harvey will discuss privacy.

Safe boating

The U.S. Coast Guard Auxiliary Flotilla 72 is offering a training course called “About Boating Safely” from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. March 23 in Sewickley.

The cost for the course at the U.S. Coast Guard Cutter Osage Moorings is $30.

The boating and water safety course topics include boating law, safety equipment, safe boating and navigation.

For more information, contact Doug Suehr at or call 412-708-1681.

Garden vendors sought

Old Economy Village in Ambridge is seeking vendors for its Garden Mart on May 18.

Garden clubs, centers, businesses and vendors are invited to reserve spaces to sell plants and products and to display information during the mart, which will be held from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m.

The cost is $25 for a 12-foot-by-12-foot space.

For more information or to register by May 11, call 724-266-4500, ext. 114; or email

St. James School

St. James School in Sewickley will offer a full-day of preschool for 4-year-old students in 2013-2014.

The program will be held from 8:30 a.m. to 2 p.m. on Mondays, Wednesdays and Fridays.

The tuition cost will be $3,000 per year. After-school care will be available from 2 to 6 p.m. The cost will be $4.25 per hour.

A morning session for 4 year olds will also be offered from 8:30 to 11:30 a.m. at a cost of $1,675.

Registrations now are being accepted. Students must be 4 by Aug. 31.

For more information, call the school, 412-741-5540, ext. 100.

Sweetwater classes

Sweetwater Center for the Arts in Sewickley is enrolling students for spring classes and summer camps.

Sweetwater offers numerous classes in the visual, performing, literary and culinary arts to both adults and children beginning at age 4.

Need-based scholarships are available.

For more information, call 412-741-4405 or visit for online registration.

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