Allegheny County

• Come have fun and meet new people at the Association of University People/AUP. The group is looking for single, four-year college graduates ages 50 and older to join their monthly dinners and meet at various social gatherings, as well as play bridge and Scrabble at the Galleria in Mt Lebanon. Call (412) 734 8445 or visit

• The Olive Branch Fair Trade Store and Missions and More is seeking knitters and crocheters to join the Busy Hands group to make items for donating to charity. If you have these skills or wish to learn, contact (724) 799-8700, or join the group the first and third Monday of each month from 9:15 to 11:15 a.m. at the Olive Branch, 11160 Perry Hwy., Wexford.

• Sealarks Women’s Group will meet at 1 p.m. April 11 at Memorial Park Church, 8800 Peebles Rd., Allison Park. This group provides Christian fellowship and social activity for women alone – widowed, divorced or never married. All women alone are welcome to attend and consider joining the group. Pat Fowler, owner of Flowerama will present the program. Call (412) 487-7194.

• Chabad of the South Hills, 1701 McFarland Rd., Mt. Lebanon, will meet at noon April 17 for a senior lunch and health presentation. $5 suggested donation and wheelchair accessible. Call Barb at (412) 278-2658 to register.

• The Retired Men’s Luncheon Group will meet at noon April 19 at the Pleasant Hills Presbyterian Church, 199 Old Clairton Rd., Pleasant Hills. Jack Puglisil will speak about the history of Winston Churchill. Cost is $8 and is payable at the door. Call (412) 655-2000.

• The North Hills Community Outreach’s Neighborhood Block Party will take place from 5:30 to 8:30 p.m. April 26 The Chadwick, 10545 Perry Hwy., Wexford. The whole family is welcome at this all-ages event, which includes multiple food stations, live music by members of Under the Covers and Juniper Six, princess and superhero visits, games, kids’ activities, a silent auction and more. Tickets are $30 and $13 through April 21. Purchase tickets online at or by calling Cheryl at (412) 487-6316 opt 1.

• The Myasthenia Gravis Association (MGA) of Western Pennsylvania will hold its fourth annual Comedy For A Cause to benefit the organization’s free patient support services at 6:30 p.m. April 28 at the Sokol Club Banquet Hall, 2912 East Carson St., South Side. A buffet dinner will take place at 7 p.m. and show time is 8 p.m. The evening will feature silent and live auctions of autographed sports memorabilia and other prizes, a basket raffle and more. Admission is $40 per person and includes dinner. A cash bar will be available. Tickets are also available for the comedy show only at $20 per person. To purchase tickets, visit or call MGA at (412) 566-1545.

• The Harmony Singers of Pittsburgh will present their annual spring show at 7:30 p.m. April 28 and at 2:30 p.m. April 29 at at the Chartiers Valley Intermediate School, 2030 Swallow Hill Rd., Chartiers. This year’s show, “A Galaxy of Harmony,” features a variety of songs with celestial themes. Tickets are $12 for adults and $10 for seniors and children under 12 and are available from cast members or at the door. Discounted tickets, $9 for groups of 10 or more, may be purchased in advance by calling (412) 480-7557. Visit

• The Primary Colors Art Guild under the direction of Ann McCartney will hold its 16th anniversary show and sale from 5 to 9 p.m. May 4 and from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. May 5 at LifeSpan Chartiers Senior Community Center, 300 Lincoln Ave., Carnegie. This event is free and open to the public. Light refreshments will be served and the artists will be onsite to discuss their involvement with the guild as well as their artwork. Free admission and parking. Call (412) 276-5056 for further details. LifeSpan Services at Bethel Park Community Center, 5151 Park Ave., Bethel Park, will host a Senior Resource Symposium from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. May 9. Live demonstrations every 30 minutes, free picnic lunch raffle prizes. Call 4(12) 831-7111.

• The West End Healthy Active Living Center, 80 Wabash St., West End, will host a Mother’s Day Craft Fair at 11 a.m. May 5. Free admission. There is a $10 entry fee for vendors. Call (412) 937-3068.

• LifeSpan offers a trip to Wildwood, NJ on May 20 to 23. Cost is $350 per person based on double occupancy and includes oceanfront accommodations, three breakfasts, three dinners, dolphin watch cruise, boardwalk, ice cream social, a visit to Cape May Zoo, and a day in Atlantic City with bonus package and more. Call (412) 276-5056 for reservations.

• A free one day bus trip to Washington DC to visit the World War II, Korean Memorial, Arlington Cemetery for the Changing of the Guard, the Memorial Wall and the Marine Corp Memorial will take place on May 24. This trip is for WWII and Korean War era veterans and all who served prior to May 15, 1975. Food and beverages provided. There will be an RN on the trip. Wheelchairs will be provided as needed. The pickup sites are Beaver, Greentree and Monroeville between 5 and 6:15 a.m.; return between 9 and 10 p.m. For information and reservations, call (724) 709-3614. In order to continue these free trips for the veterans, donations are gratefully accepted and checks should be may be made payable to Vets Bus Trips. Mail to Wesbanco at 701 Corporation St., Beaver, PA 15009, Attention: Vets Bus Trips.

• Understanding Alzheimer’s and dementia. Tam Cummings, notable Ph.D and gerontologist, author of Untangling Alzheimer’s: The Guide for Families and Professionals, will present three seminars about understanding Alzheimer’s and dementia. She will explain why those living with these diseases act the way they do and will assist families in attendance to untangle the mysteries behind the disease. Presentations are free, parking is free, refreshments will be served. Seminars will be offered:
11 a.m. April 23 at Arden Courts of Jefferson Hills;
10 a.m. April 24 at Arden Courts of Monroeville; and
3 p.m. April 24 at Arden Courts of North Hills.
For more information, call Terrie at (412) 384-0300.