Ambridge model railroad museum, open weekends through Jan. 5, more holiday events
The Ohio Valley Lines Model Railroad Club and Museum will be open to the public every Saturday and Sunday through Jan. 5.
In addition to the main HO-scale railroad on the first floor, visitors will be able to view a new N-scale model railway and a Lionel model train in the club's basement.
Admission is $5 for adults and $1 for children. Club members will give away three train sets at random times each day of operation.
The Ohio Valley Lines Model Railroad Club and Museum is located at 1225 Merchant Street, Ambridge. For more information, visit www.ohiovalleylines.org.
Quaker Valley students to perform winter concerts
Quaker Valley School District band students in seventh and eighth grades will perform in their winter concert at 7 p.m. Dec.12 in the middle school auditorium.
The grades seven and eight chorus invites the community to its winter concert at 7 p.m. on Tuesday Dec. 17, at the same location.
On Wednesday, Dec. 18, in the high school auditorium, the Quaker Valley band and chorus winter concert is set for 7 p.m.
Choir offers ‘buffet'
TriCounty Choir Institute will perform Christmas Chorale Buffet at 3 p.m. on Sunday, in St. John Neumann Church, 2230 Rochester Road, Franklin Park.
The program will feature the institute's Village Singers, a choir of all ages; Village Quartet men's group; the Ladies of Note women's group and the Village Octet combined group.
The choral “feast” will consist of seven “courses.” All of the choirs are under the direction of Linda Wallace of Sewickley Hills.
There are no tickets needed, but donations will be accepted. A reception will follow. For more information, visit tricountychoirs.com or call 412-741-3463.
Light Up Night planned in Moon neighborhood
On Sunday, Dec. 15, residents in the Woodland Ridge neighborhood of Moon will light up the neighborhood, inviting others to drive through looking at all of the homes decorated for the holidays.
Union Aid helping needy
The Union Aid Society's holiday program is under way. Christmas trees located around Sewickley contain ornaments with the names of people in need, and what gift cards might help them. Donations can be dropped off to the Union Aid Society office in the Sewickley Borough Building, 601 Thorn St., or at www.unionaidsociety.org. For more information, call the office at 412-741-9240.
Friends of Quaker Valley holding raffle
The Friends of Quaker Valley Schools Education Foundation will hold the fundraiser Friends Support Friends — Shop Sewickley in conjunction with Yuletide in Sewickley.
The season-long raffle helps to raise money while encouraging support for local businesses.
The education foundation is selling raffle tickets for prizes donated by local businesses. Ticket sales will continue in Wolcott Park from 6 to 8 p.m. on Wednesdays and Saturdays through Dec. 21.
For information, visit email@example.com or call 412-389-2655.
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