Things to do in Plum and Oakmont this week
Having trouble finding things to do in Plum and Oakmont this week?
Here are some suggestions:
• Plum Creek Park along New Texas Road in Plum will be transformed into a winter wonderland Thursday for the fourth annual Christmas at Plum Creek.
Activities will be at and across from the borough building from 5:30-9 p.m.
There is limited handicapped parking at the event site.
Free shuttles from nearby Plum High School, St. John’s Church along Unity-Center Road and Amplify Church at O’Block and Saltsburg roads begin their trips at 5 p.m.
Santa is scheduled to arrive around 6 p.m. Go to plumboro.com for more information.
• Plum High School’s annual Stuff a Bus event for Toys for Tots will take place 5-8 p.m. Tuesday at the school, 900 Elicker Road.
Other activities at the event include crafts, face painting, hot dogs, popcorn and more.
• Plum Community Library hosts an intermediate chess club for students in grades first through sixth from 6-7 p.m. Wednesday at 445 Center-New Texas Road.
The club is for youths who know the game and are looking to learn new strategies and skills.
• Circle of Stitchers will meet at the Plum library from 10 a.m. to noon and from 6-8 p.m. Thursday. Knitters, crocheters and stitchers of every kind are invited to meet and share their techniques and resources.
Call 412-798-7323 or go to plumlibrary.org for more information and to register for either events.
• Oakmont Carnegie Library offers Gentle Yoga with instructor Cora Fetchko from 10:30 a.m. to noon Tuesday at 700 Allegheny River Blvd.
No registration is necessary, and the class is open to all skill levels. Participants should wear comfortable clothing and bring a yoga mat or towel.
• Meditation with a Monk is set for 6-7 p.m. Tuesday at the Oakmont library. Join the monks from Natrona Height’s Pittsburgh Buddhist Center for an hour of relaxing meditation. The program is offered every Tuesday evening.
• Somatics with certified personal trainer Tom Capriotti is offered from 6-7 p.m. Wednesday at the Oakmont library.
Somatics is a series of soft movements that can help alleviate lower back, neck and shoulder pain.
Oakmont library programs are free. Call 412-828-9532 for more information.
Michael DiVittorio is a Tribune-Review staff writer. You can contact Michael at 412-871-2367, [email protected] or via Twitter .