Sunday, April 18

Westmoreland happenings include fundraisers, fashion and food

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Artists of all ages and skill sets are encouraged to submit work for The Art Show @ Pitt-Greensburg, a virtual exhibition taking place Sept. 25-Oct. 8 as part of the campus’s Blue & Gold Celebration 2020. Artwork may be submitted via high-resolution jpg or png through Sept. 16 in Judged or General categories. Images submitted to be judged will be eligible for awards.

Information and registration: 724-836-7496, or

Alabaster Performing Arts will offer children’s performance classes including acting, singing, choreography and performance. Classes are scheduled for 6-7 p.m. Tuesdays, Sept. 1-Oct. 21, in Greensburg; and 6-7 p.m. Wednesdays, Sept. 2-Oct. 22, in Monroeville.

Information and registration: 724-516-5189 or


Registration is available for fall continuing education classes at Westmoreland County Community College. Class formats include in-person, online and via Zoom. Offerings include arts and crafts, fitness and health, food, language, business and professional development, health care and emergency services, College for Kids and new intergenerational cooking classes.

Details: 724-924-4000 or


A family friendly Open Mic Pool Party is set for 6-9 p.m. Friday at Laurelville Christian Retreat Center in Mt. Pleasant Township. Musicians can sign up for 15-minute performance slots at A mic and speaker will be available; musicians are encouraged to bring their own equipment. The pool and snack shop will be open; gourmet coffee will be sold.

Cost is $10, or free to children 2 and under. Preregistration is required due to space limitations; visit or call 724-423-2056 from 8 a.m.-4:30 p.m. weekdays.

The West Newton Women’s Club is sponsoring a takeout-only stuffed pork chop dinner from 4-7 p.m. Saturday at Gary’s Chuck Wagon, 109 S, Second St., West Newton. The $15 meal includes mashed potatoes and gravy, green beans, cole slaw, homemade dinner roll and chocolate or white cake.

West Newton residents are eligible for free delivery. For tickets or delivery arrangements, visit the restaurant or call 724-872-7937.

The YWCA Westmoreland County will present its annual Girls in Pearls Fashion Show as a virtual event at 5:30 p.m. Oct. 26. The event will celebrate the 100th Anniversary of the Women’s Suffrage Movement with fashion, prizes and surprises.

A $50 general admission includes a $25 gift certificate to Rizzo’s Malabar Inn in Crabtree. A $100 VIP ticket includes the Rizzo’s gift certificate and $20 in basket raffle tickets. Additional basket raffle, 50/50 and mystery envelope tickets are available.

Information and registration: 724-834-9390 or

Health screenings

A free prostate screening and education program will be offered at 5 p.m. Sept. 30 at Monongahela Valley Hospital in Carroll, Washington County. Attendees will learn about the importance of early detection and have the option to receive an exam and a Prostate Specific Antigen (PSA) blood test. The program is intended for men ages 50-75 not previously diagnosed with prostate problems.

Space is limited; registration is required at 724-258-1333 or

Special events

More than 40 vendors will offer fresh produce, cut flowers, plants, honey, local meats, liquors, salsas and dips and other artisan-made products during the Greensburg Night Market, from 5:30-9 p.m. Thursday along South Pennsylvania Avenue behind the Westmoreland County Courthouse in downtown Greensburg.


Shirley McMarlin is a Tribune-Review staff writer. You can contact Shirley at 724-836-5750, or via Twitter .

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