The stroller, January 9, 2022: Events in the Alle-Kiski valley

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Concert to benefit Leechburg Pink Day

A concert featuring King Lou Hock and his Flying Circus will take place at 6 p.m. on January 29 at the Marconi Club, 135 River Ave. Leechburg.

Special guest artists will be Lenny Collini 4 Pack and Steel Mill Rising. Doors open at 5 p.m. and admission is free. There will be raffles and a basket auction to benefit Leechburg Pink Day. Food will be sold and there will be a cash bar.

To donate a basket for the auction, send a private message to Leechburg’s Pink Day 2022 09/17/22 on Facebook.



Tuesday: A free Narcan drive-through distribution will take place from 3 p.m. to 6 p.m. on River Avenue Plaza. Instructions for administering Narcan and addiction treatment and recovery resources will be provided. The event is sponsored by the Armstrong Indiana Clarion Drug and Alcohol Commission. Details: 724-545-1614.


Wednesday: Al-Anon will meet at 8 p.m. at Trinity United Methodist Church, 847 10th Ave. The group offers help and hope to families and friends of alcoholics.

January 16: Highlands Boys Basketball Boosters bingo will take place at 1 p.m. at the Pioneer Hose Fire Hall, 124 Morgan Street. Doors open at noon. Cost: $ 20, includes 20 regular games and five specials with cash prizes. There will be a $ 500 jackpot game, silent auction and sweepstakes. Snacks and drinks will be sold. Tickets: message Pioneer Hose Ladies Auxiliary Brackenridge PA on Facebook.


Monday: The Springdale High School Alumni Association will meet at 7 p.m. at the Cheswick Presbyterian Church, 1401 Pittsburgh St. Details: Mike, 724-275-7566.

Vandergrift is

Today: Our Lady Queen of Peace Parish will be holding a clearance sale from noon to 1 p.m. in the basement of the church at 420 McKinley Ave. Christmas items will be half discounted.


Today: The Knights of Columbus will be hosting a pancake and sausage breakfast from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. at the Council Residence, 28 Garfield Street, Natrona. Cost: $ 6; under 6, $ 3.

Thusday: The Allegheny Valley Community Library will be hosting an adult painting class from 5:30 p.m. to 7:30 p.m. at the library, 1522 Broadview Blvd., Natrona Heights. The subject will be a snowman on a winter night. Price: $ 5, includes materials. Reservations required. Reservations:

January 19: A competition will be held at 6 p.m. at the Allegheny Valley Community Library, 1522 Broadview Blvd. Form a team of up to four family and friends. The winning team will receive a gift card to Dairy Queen. Reservations required. Reservations:

January 26: Allegheny Valley Community Library’s new Kitchen Sink Book Club will meet at 6 p.m. in the Library, 1522 Broadview Blvd. The selection will be “The Silent Patient” by Alex Michaelides. Copies are available at the library. Reservations required. Details and reservations: 724-226-3491 or

Canton of Kiski

January 27: Kiski Township Volunteer Fire Company is accepting orders for baked goods from The Pie Shoppe in Laughlintown. Varieties: chocolate meringue, coconut meringue, lemon meringue, apple, Dutch apple, blackberry, wild blueberry, razzleberry, cherry, peach and raisin pies and pumpkin rolls, all for $ 10 ; cinnamon buns with cottage cheese or cream frosting, $ 7.50 for 6; snails, $ 7.50 per dozen; assortment of pies of 4 pies of 4 inches, apple, blackberry, cherry and razzleberry, $ 9.50; and pepperoni rolls, $ 5. Deadline for paid orders: January 15. Pick up: January 27. Orders: Morgan King, call or text 724-466-2812.


Monday: The Leechburg Volunteer Fire Company will be hosting a bingo at 7 p.m. at the Fire Station, 268 Canal Street. Doors open at 5 p.m. The kitchen will be open.

Monday: The Leechburg Area Museum and Historical Society, 118 First St., is closed for the winter. To arrange a private tour, email [email protected] or call 724-845-8914 and leave a message.


On Saturday : The Knee High To Nature series at the Outdoor Discovery Center in Crooked Creek will offer the sponsor a winter science program for elementary school children at 10 a.m. or 1 p.m. at the center, 142 Kerr Road. Choose one or the other of the sessions. Reservations required. Reservations:


January 19: The 6 p.m. Wacky Wednesday program at the Springdale Free Public Library will celebrate National Popcorn Day with games, crafts and popcorn. Children of all ages are welcome. Registration and masks compulsory. Registration: 724-274-9729.

Township of the Summit

January 23: Table reservations are accepted for an 8:00 a.m. to noon Classic Bike Exchange meeting at the Shindigs LLC Event Center, 705 Herman Road. Supplier installation will begin at 6:00 a.m. Cost: $ 30. Details and reservations: Jeff Rapp, 724-287-8048 or Howard Gordon, 724-205-8172.


Today and Tuesday: Alcoholics Anonymous will meet from 7 p.m. to 8 p.m. at the Central Presbyterian Church, 305 Allegheny Street. An opportunity for silent prayer will be at 6:30 p.m.

Wednesday: The Elks will host the bingo at 7 p.m. at the lodge, 219 E. Sixth Ave. The kitchen is open to the public from 5 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. on Wednesdays, Thursdays and Fridays. Menu: Orders: 724-226-1644 at 8:15 p.m.


Tuesday: The YoYos Needles Art group at Vandergrift Public Library will meet from 5:30 p.m. to 7 p.m. in the Library’s Reading Room, 128C. Washington Ave. All skill levels are welcome. No reservations required. Details: 724-568-2212.

Wednesday : The Vandergrift Public Library, 128C Washington Ave., will be hosting toddler free time for children ages 4 and under at 11 a.m. at the library. Reservations required. Reservations: 724-568-2212.

January 19: The Vandergrift Public Library will be hosting a meet-up event for homeschooled children of all ages at 12:30 p.m. at the library, 128C Washington Ave. Reservations required. Reservations: 724-568-2212.

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