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PLACES to GO THINGS to SEE STUFF to DO DECEMBER 11 STEPPIN' OUT SUNDAY HOLIDAY DANCE - 5-9 p.m. Brentwood VFW, 3801 SR 51. DJ Mark Peters will be giving a beginner/intermediate swing dance lesson at 5:30. Lots of swing, chacha, slow dancing and more following the lesson. $10 admission, 50/50, kitchen and bar available. Free parking. All ages and dance levels welcome. Bring an ugly sweater for the Ugliest Sweater contest. Call Denise for info: 412-519-3559. IT'S A WONDERFUL LIFE – 2 p.m. Grand Theatre, 207 S. 2nd Avenue Elizabeth. Presented by Mon River Arts. Tickets: $14 for adults, $12 for seniors and students. Group rates available for 10 or more. Call 412-405-8425 or email MRAboxoffice@gmail.com. DECEMBER 11 & 13 HARMONY SINGERS HOLIDAY CONCERT – 7 p.m. Brightwood Christian Church, 5044 West Library Avenue, Bethel Park. The concert will be presented again on Tuesday, December 13 at 7 p.m. at St. Germaine Church, Bethel Park. Free and open to the public. A free-will offering to benefit the charitable and entertainment efforts of the Harmony Singers will be accepted. Visit www.harmonysingers.org. DECEMBER 13 SOUTH HILLS FRIENDS OF THE MONTOUR TRAIL MEETING 6:30 p.m. South Park Township Community Room, 2675 Brownsville Road, South Park. The South Hills Friends are responsible for maintenance of the Montour Trail between Library and Clairton. Individuals interested in the Montour Trail are encouraged to attend. Additional info can be found at www.montourtrail.org. Questions: firstname.lastname@example.org. CLOTHES 4-U – 9 a.m. – noon. The First United Methodist Church, 200 State Street, Belle Vernon will be open to the public. The clothing is free; patrons
may give a free-will offering. If there is a need at any other time during December, call the office. Anyone wishing to drop off clothing in good condition can do so by calling the church office at 724-9294696. WEEKLY TUESDAY NIGHT BINGO - St. Francis of Assisi Church Finley Hall. 7:15 p.m. "Early Bird" games and 7:30 p.m. for the regular bingo . Admission is $6 for 20 regular games and 5 specials. Doors open at 6 p.m. SOUTH HILLS COIN CLUB - 8 p.m. Bethel Presbyterian Church, 2999 Bethel Church Rd. in Bethel Park. All members and the general public are invited. This month's program will be the annual Christmas party. A 50/50 will be offered and kids prizes to be awarded. Applications are now being accepted for membership. For more info, call 724984-6611. DECEMBER 14 COMMUNITY CPR INSTRUCTION HEARTSAVER AED COURSE - 11 a.m. Mon-Vale HealthPLEX. Adult cardiopulmonary resuscitation (CPR) classes are offered by Monongahela Valley Hospital in conjunction with Rostraver EMS. The fee is $35 for the class and required materials. To register, call 724-872-9200. DECEMBER 15 RETIRED MEN’S LUNCH GROUP – Noon. Pleasant Hills Presbyterian Church, 199 Old Clairton Road. Lunch costs $7. We will enjoy toetapping music by the Thomas Jefferson High School jazz band under the direction of Jim Mirabella. To RSVP, call 412655-2000. FOOD AND FRIENDS FREE MEAL PROGRAM - 5 to 6:30 p.m. at Thomas Presbyterian Church 1068 Linden Road, Venetia. All are welcome. For info, contact Patti at 724-941-6609.
DECEMBER 15 – 18 A CHRISTMAS CAROL - Little Lake Theatre, 500 Lakeside Drive, Canonsburg. A comedic GROUNDHOG DAY-like retelling of the Dickens’ classic! Every year at Christmas, Ebeneezer Scrooge is forced to relive his journey through his past, present and future. This year, though, Ebeneezer is ready and waiting with a surprise for those pesky ghosts. 724-746-6300 or www.littlelake.org for more info. DECEMBER 16 FRIDAY NIGHT PRAISE – 7 p.m. First United Methodist Church of Monongahela, 430 West Main Street in Monongahela. Call 724-258-7054 for more info. FRIDAY DINNER AT THE LEGION – American Legion Post 712, 650 Old Clairton Road in Pleasant Hills. Open to the public. Eat in or take out. For takeout orders call 412-653-1555. Along with our regular Friday menu, we are featuring chicken parmesan over pasta, salad and garlic toast. This is a NON-SMOKING event from 4-8 p.m. DECEMBER 16-17 IT'S A WONDERFUL LIFE - 7:30 p.m. Grand Theatre, 207 S. 2nd Avenue Elizabeth. Presented by Mon River Arts. Tickets: $14 for adults, $12 for seniors and students. Group rates available for 10 or more. Call 412-405-8425 or email MRAboxoffice@gmail.com. DECEMBER 17 CHICKEN & BISCUIT DINNER 3:30-6:30 p.m. Elizabeth Wesleyan Church, 205 Church St, Elizabeth. Includes mash potatoes, coleslaw, pie, and drink. Adults: $9. Children under 12: $4. For more info, call 412-384-8868. DECEMBER 17-18 SANTA TROLLEY AT THE PENNSYLVANIA TROLLEY MUSEUM 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. (last trolley with Santa leaves at 4 p.m.). $12 for adults, $10 for
seniors (62+) and $8 for children ages 115; children under 1 are free. Admission includes trolley rides and exhibits. Purchasing advanced reserved tickets is encouraged at www.patrolley.org. For info, call 724-228-9256. DECEMBER 18 IT'S A WONDERFUL LIFE – 2 p.m. Grand Theatre, 207 S. 2nd Avenue Elizabeth. Presented by Mon River Arts. Tickets are $14 for adults, $12 for seniors and students. Group rates available for 10 or more. Call 412-405-8425 or email MRAboxoffice@gmail.com. DECEMBER 20 WEEKLY TUESDAY NIGHT BINGO - St. Francis of Assisi Church Finley Hall. 7:15 p.m. "Early Bird" games and 7:30 p.m. for the regular bingo. Admission is $6 for 20 regular games and 5 specials. Doors open at 6 p.m. DECEMBER 21 SOLID GOLD OLDIES DANCE – at Hazelkirk American Legion from 7 – 10 p.m. Free admission, bring covered dish. For more info, call Geno at 724-5925264 or 724-716-5718. DECEMBER 31 SOLID GOLD NEW YEAR'S EVE PARTY - Hermanie Slovenian Lodge #87 from 8:30-12:30 p.m. Admission $10, includes food. For more info, call Geno at 724-592-5264 or 724-716-5718. NEW YEAR’S EVE PARTY – 9 p.m. – 1 a.m. Valley Inn Social Hall, Snyder Ave. Monongahela. Buffet at midnight, beer, pop, BYOB, 50/50, Chinese auction, DJ-“5 Minutes of Fame.” $25/person or $30/couple in advance- must be 21 years old. $30/person at the door. Call 724-747-0921 for info and tickets. All proceeds benefit Valley Inn Volunteer Fire Dept.
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