Allegheny County

• Come have fun and meet new people with the Association of University People/AUP. They are looking for single, college graduates over 50 to join them for monthly dinners, meet at various social spots and summer gatherings. Call (412) 734-8445 or visit for more information.

• North Hills Community Outreach, in partnership with Christ Lutheran Church of Millvale, is offering free Let’s Cook workshops for those interested in learning tips and techniques for eating healthy on a budget. Classes are held from 10:30 a.m. to noon on the third Saturday of each month through November in Christ Lutheran Church, 917 Evergreen Rd., Millvale. Registration is appreciated, a limited number of walk-ins are welcome. Call (412) 408-3830, ext. 3225 to register.

• The Frick Pittsburgh, 7227 Reynolds St., presents The Great Lawn Game Night from 5 to 8 p.m. May 6. Experience the evolution of classic lawn games from croquet to corn hole. Cost is $20 person, $16 members. Tickets includes two drink tickets and access to over a dozen lawn games. Must be 21 and older to attend. Food items and additional beverage options available for purchase from The Café at the Frick pop-up grill. Register online at or by calling (412) 371-0600.

• The North Hills Chorale will present a concert entitled “Make My Life a Song” at 7 p.m. May 6 and at 3 p.m. May 7 in the Visitation Chapel at Kearns Spirituality Center, a ministry of Sisters of Divine Providence, 9000 Babcock Blvd., Allison Park, (McCandless Township). Free-will offerings accepted. More information is available at

• Sealarks Women’s Group will meet at 1 p.m. May 10 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. The Banjo All Stars will perform banjo music from the past. Call (412) 487-7194.

• Stock up on unique plants, gardening accessories, handmade jewelry, lawn decor and more at Phipps’ 81st annual May Market from 9:30 to 7 p.m. May 12 and from 9:30 a.m. to 5 p.m. May 13 at Phipps’ Conservatory, One Schenley Park, Oakland. May Market is free and open to the public. Call (412) 622-6914 or visit

• Join North Hills Community Outreach in the Highmark Walk for a Healthy Community May 13 at Stage AE on the North Shore. Registration is now open at Dogs are welcome. For more information, contact Maria at (412) 408-3830.

• Ingomar Garden Club will host their annual spring plant sale from 8 a.m. to 3 p.m. May 13 at the corner of Ingomar Road and Route 19. There will be hanging baskets, perennials, annuals, vegetables and garden crafts. Visit for details.

• This Mother’s Day, May 14, a special Mother’s Day brunch is being offered from 1:30 to 3:30 p.m. at Nativity Parish 5811 Curry Rd., South Park, that benefits the Sisters of St. Francis of the Providence of God. Hosted by the Auxiliary of the Sisters of St. Francis, guests will be treated to a buffet of breakfast foods. Brunch is $15 per person and $7.50 for children age 10 and under. Space is limited, and reservations must be made no later than May 5. For reservations, or more information, call (412) 788-4154.

• A free bus trip is planned for WWII and Korean War Veterans to visit their Memorials in Washington, DC. May 18. This one day trip departs early and returns between 9 and 10 p.m. Departure points are North Hills, Greentree and Monroeville. Box lunch and dinners are provided as well as snacks and drinks. There is a registered nurse on each bus. Wheelchairs provided upon request. For more information or to make a reservation, call (724) 709-3614. All donations are gratefully accepted so the trip can be free to the veterans. Make checks payable to WWII Memorial Bus Trip and mail to Wesbanco Bank, 701 Corporation St., Beaver, Pa. 15009, Attn: Heather N. Seating is reserved for veterans only.

• Head out to the court, the course or the park for some enjoyable competition. If you are 50 years or older—and a resident of Allegheny County—take part in the Senior Games, sponsored by Citiparks’ Healthy Active Living program, at various locations throughout the area May 24 through June 10. Competition events include archery, basketball , bicycling, billiards, Bocce, bowling, darts, horseshoes, kayaking, Kooshball, miniature golf, shuffleboard, table tennis and track and field. Call (412) 422-6401 for details.

• The 2017 Walk to Cure Arthritis will take place June 3 at SouthSide Works, S Water St., (Between Hot Metal Bridge and S 28th Street), SouthSide. The event features a three-mile and one-mile course. There will be information about arthritis and fun activities for the entire family. Pet owners are encouraged to bring their dogs.Visit for details.

• The North Hills Historic Auto Club will be sponsoring its 45th annual Antique and Classic Car Show from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. June 4 at the Mars Area High School, Rt. 228, Mars. Admission is $1 per person. Children under 12 are free. The event includes a flea market, car corral and refreshments. Call (412) 443-0359 for details.
• LifeSpan’s Bethel Park Center will take a trip to Maine September 10 to 16. Cost is $910 based on double occupancy. Cost includes six nights accomations, six breakfasts, three dinners, a tour of Acadia National Park and Bar Harbor and much more. $100 deposit to hold reservation. Call (412) 831-7111 for reservations.

See what’s happening at LifeSpan

• The annual LifeSpan’s spring fundraiser, The Highmark Walk for a Healthy Community, will take place May 13 at Stage AE. Register online or in person. Registration day of the race is at 7:45 a.m. – 5K walk begins at 9 a.m. and one-mile fun walk starts at 9:15 a.m. Donations are also accepted by mail: Send a check made payable to LifeSpan, Inc. to 314 East 8th Ave., Homestead, PA 15120, please note “walk donation” in the memo section. For more information, call (412) 464-1300 or visit

• LifeSpan Services at the Bethel Park Community Center, 5151 Park Ave., Bethel Park, will host a Senior Resource Symposium from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. May 24. There will be educational demonstrations including cooking, flower arranging, Tai Chi and more as well as a free picnic lunch for all. Bring a non-perishable food item to donate and receive a chance to win raffle baskets. Enjoy performances by local musicians. Call (412) 831-7111
for reservations.

• The Primary Colors Art Guild 15th annual spring sale and exhibit will take place from 5 to 9 p.m. May 12 and from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. May 13 at LifeSpan Chartiers Community Resource Center, 300 Lincoln Ave., Carnegie. There is a parking lot as well as on-street parking available. This event is free and open to the public. Enjoy an evening exploring original artwork, meeting the artists and perhaps purchase a piece or two. There will be live entertainment and refreshments served throughout the event. Contact the center at (412) 276-5056 for further information.

• LifeSpan Imperial Community Resource Center, 540 Penn Lincoln Dr., Imperial, will host an Age Out Loud carnival from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. May 19. This event is free and includes a popcorn and lemonade booth, games – including a kissing booth, fish cup, duck pond and sand art. Seniors will also be invited to create an installation art piece on a bulletin board where they can express their feelings on aging in writing. Kielbasa sandwiches with peppers and onions will be served for lunch. Reservations required by May 15 for this old fashioned carnival day. Call (724) 218-1669.

• LifeSpan Mon Valley Community Resource Center at Olympia will host a Senior Picnic in the Park at the Blue Top Pavilion in Renzie Park, McKeesport, May 25. Enjoy live entertainment, dancing, bingo, cookout lunch, snacks, give-a-ways and door prizes. Gates open at 10 a.m. Entertainers are the marvelous Darryl and Kim Singing Duo. Tickets are $10 and advance purchase is required. Limited number of tickets available. Call (412) 664-5434.