The Stroller, Nov. 30, 2020: Events in the Alle-Kiski Valley – TribLIVE

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Highlands Stuff A Bus event canceled

The Stuff A Bus event to benefit Toys for Tots that was scheduled Saturday at Highlands Middle School is canceled due to the districts change to remote learning.

Residents can take donations of new, unwrapped toys to dropoff locations in Heights Plaza near Community Market and Wireless Zone in the Highlands Mall Shoppes, both in Natrona Heights Harrison.

Virtual paint and sip event to benefit Myasthenia Gravis Association

The Myasthenia Gravis Association of Western Pennsylvania will host a virtual holiday paint and sip event from 7 to 8:30 p.m. Dec. 10.

Tickets are $50 and include a link to participate in the paint and sip event, supplies to create your own holiday snowflake wreath and two bottles of wine from Kavic Winery.

Checks payable to MGA of WPA should be mailed to 490 E. North Ave., Suite 410, Pittsburgh PA 15212. For details, call 412-566-1545.

Free drive-thru Nativity planned Sunday

Union Presbyterian Church will host a free drive-thru Nativity from 6 to 8 p.m. Sunday at the church, 656 Route 380, Washington Township.

Church members will create five live scenes from the Nativity story. Participants can hear the story on their car radio or click a link to hear it on their cell phone.


Apollo-Ridge School District

Tuesday: Apollo-Ridge School Board will conduct the reorganization meeting at 6:30 p.m. online at Access information:

Burrell School District

Tuesday: Burrell School Board will conduct the reorganization and regular meetings at 7 p.m. online. Access information:


Friday: Springdale Free Public Library will host a free outdoor Family Fun Night holiday party for children in prekindergarten through sixth grade and their families from 5 to 7 p.m. in Rachel Carson Park. There will be crafts and hot chocolate and children can drop off their wishes for Santa. Face masks required and space is limited to allow for social distancing. Registration required by Tuesday. Registration: 724-274-9729


Tuesday: Frazer Supervisors will meet at 7 p.m. in the township office, 592 Pittsburgh Mills Circle, Pittsburgh Mills Mall. Details: 724-274-4202


Wednesday: The Thrift Store Clothing Ministry at Freeport United Methodist Church, 211 Fourth St., will be open from noon to 3 p.m. at the church. Winter clothing is available. Cash only. Donations must be laundered. Details: 724-295-2476


Wednesday: Allegheny Valley Association of Churches Food Bank will be open to anyone in need from 1:30 to 5:30 p.m. at 1913 Freeport Road, Natrona Heights. Pull into the center parking lot and food will be placed into your vehicle. Senior boxes are now being distributed Wednesdays instead of Thursdays. Those who are not yet registered should come after 3 p.m. Proof of income is no longer required. Donations:

Dec. 8: Community Library of Allegheny Valley will offer a virtual presentation of, Twas the Night Before Christmas, performed by Stage Right online at 6:30 p.m. Registration required. Access information will be emailed. Registration: 724-226-3491 or

Kiski Township

Dec. 21: Kiski Township Volunteer Fire Department is accepting orders for pies, nut logs and pumpkin rolls from The Pie Shoppe in Laughlintown. Varieties: chocolate meringue, coconut meringue, lemon meringue, apple, dutch apple, blackberry, wild blueberry, razzleberry, cherry, peach, raisin, and pumpkin and pumpkin rolls, all $9.50; nut logs and pecan pies, $12. Paid orders due Dec. 9. Pickup: Dec. 21 at the firehall. Details and orders: call or text Morgan, 724-466-2812

Kiski Area School District

Wednesday: Kiski Area School Board will hold the reorganization meeting at 7 p.m. online followed by the agenda meeting. Details and access information: 724-842-0457 or

Kiski Township

Dec. 31: Kiski Township Volunteer Fire Company is selling 2021 lottery calendars to benefit the company building fund. Cost: $30. Details: 724-478-4210


Wednesday: The free genealogy group at Leechburg Area Museum and Historical Society will meet from 10 a.m. to noon at the museum, 118 First St. Basic computer skills required. and are available. Details: Judy, 724-681-9154

Dec. 13: Leechburg Elks will have a vendor bingo at 1 p.m. at the lodge, 228 Market St. Doors open at noon. Admission: $20, includes 11 games with vendor prizes and one $250 must-go jackpot game. Food and beverages will be sold and there will be a silent auction, 50/50 raffle and small games of chance. Players must be at least 18 years old. Tickets: Ruth, 724-422-4913 or the lodge, 724-842-8071

Lower Burrell

Dec. 13: Lower Burrell Veterans of Foreign Wars Auxiliary will hold its Christmas party at 1 p.m. at the post, Wildlife Lodge Road. All members welcome. Details and reservation information: see the post bulletin board.

New Kensington

Tuesday: The Redevelopment Authority of New Kensington will meet at 7 p.m. online at Zoom. us. Meeting ID: 810 8147 7535. Phone access: 646-558-8656


Dec. 9: A Vitalant community blood drive will be from 2 to 7 p.m. at the Oakmont Borough Building, 767 Fifth St. Appointments strongly recommended. Donations are tested for covid-19 antibodies. Appointments: 412-209-7000 or visit the Donate Blood button at and search with group code C5300082


Tuesday: Tarentum Council will conduct a public hearing on the proposed multi-municipal comprehensive plan at 5:30 p.m. followed by the combined meeting at municipal building, 318 Second Ave. Details: 724-224-1818, ext. 100

Wednesday: Tarentum Elks will host bingo at 7 p.m. at the lodge, 219 E. Sixth Ave. Doors open at 5 p.m. The kitchen will be open.

Wednesdays: BridgePoint Church, 400 E. Ninth Ave., will host a parent-led learning pod from 1 to 4 p.m. in the church hall located on the lower level. Free high-speed internet, meals and access to the church childrens library will be provided. Use the Corbet Street entrance.

Upper Burrell

Wednesday: Upper Burrell Supervisors will hold the regular meeting at 7 p.m. at the township building, 3735 Seventh St. Details: 724-335-3517


Dec. 16: A Holly Jolly Holiday basket raffle will take place through Dec. 16 to benefit Vandergrift Public Library. The prize will include a gift certificate for a whole fresh turkey from Pounds Turkey Farm in Allegheny Township, gift cards from Oakmont Bakery and Shop N Save, Sweetlane Chocolate, holiday drink ware and wine, holiday dcor and more. Cost: $5; or three for $10. Ticket sales close at 10 a.m. Dec. 16 and the drawing will be at 1 p.m. Dec. 16 on Facebook. Tickets: stop in at the library, 128C. Washington Ave., or visit Venmo online.

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