Scottdale church holds Lenten fish fry
Don't cook for lunch or dinner, but dine-in or take-out from St. John the Baptist's social hall, Scottdale, at its annual Lenten fish fry from 11 a.m. to 6 p.m. Friday. For more information, call 724-887-7013.
Auditions for “The Wizard of Oz” will take place from 4 to 6 p.m. Sunday and 7 to 9 p.m. Monday at the Geyer Performing Arts Center, Pittsburgh Street, Scottdale. For more information, call 724-887-0887.
The Steelers Footballers basketball game will be held Tuesday at the Mt. Pleasant High School. There will be players from Southmoreland on the varsity players team. For more information or for tickets, stop by the Mt. Pleasant High School or call 724-953-7040 or 724-331-6296.
Kid Stitch will be held from 9:30 to 11:30 a.m. at the Scottdale Public Library, Spring Street, by Caroline Bailey. Learn what you need to produce scarfs, etc. Give her a call at 724-887-0952 to find out what day this is held.
Our local community choral group is now accepting applications for a director for the 2013-14 season. If interested, call 724-547-6082 for more information.
Southmoreland Elementary School spring carnival will be held from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday. Everyone will enjoy this event. For more information, call 724-925-7227.
If you need help, 2-1-1 can connect you with information or referrals in your community. It is a friendly, neighborhood 24-hour professionally-staffed hotline for help with human services.
Lock in your tickets to all the big games with a Pittsburgh Pirates season ticket package, which is available in full-, half-, 20- or 10-game plans. For more information, call 800-BUY-BUCS (289-2827). Pirates opening day is April 1.
A thank you goes out to the Ben Roethlisberger Foundation for awarding Gerro and Mt. Pleasant Police Officer George Grippo a grant.
Think lilies for Easter. You have until Friday to order lilies, call 724-437-4047 or email email@example.com. Delivery will be March 25 to 27 and pickup is from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. March 27.
Kapr's Family Garden, 417 W. Pittsburgh St., Scottdale, will be the site of the Scottdale Area Association of Churches “A Community Sunrise Worship Service” at 7 a.m. March 31. At the event, area youth from various churches will lead an outdoor worship service. Lawn chairs are recommended for seating. For more information about this service, call Pastor Kim King at 724-887-5058 or Frank Kapr Funeral Home at 724-887-6110.
Shelby Horak, a Southmoreland graduate, plays the position of center on the Pittsburgh Passion women's professional football team. The home opener is April 6. Congratulations from Scottdale on all you have achieved and best of luck to the team's 2013 season.
Westmoreland County Community College announced the date of its commencement ceremonies is May 9.
Pittsburgh Riverhounds opens its home schedule at 8 p.m. April 13 and will oppose Harrisburg at the Highmark Stadium. For more information or tickets, call 412-224-4900 or visit at www.highmarkstadium.com.
It's tax season. The Scottdale Public Library has free tax forms. You can also call 800-TAX-FORMS (829-3676) from 7 a.m. to 7 p.m. to order current or prior year forms.
Scottdale residents please note: The garbage pickup on the street has not been finalized yet. As soon as I'm informed, I'll let you know via this column.
Palm Sunday is on Sunday and Passover begins at sundown on Monday.
Readers, get in touch with a longtime friend you have not talked to for awhile and always make new friends along the way of life.
Have a fabulous week.
Patricia Walker is a Scottdale resident.
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