October 9, 2013

The 10th annual Monongahela Valley Hospital Lois Orange Ducoeur Breast Cancer Walk will begin at 9 a.m. Saturday at Charleroi Market House, 423 McKean Ave. Proceeds benefit cancer patients at MVH’s Charles L. and Rose Sweeney Melenyzer Pavilion and Regional Cancer Center. Registration is not required. The first 300 walkers raising or donating a minimum of $25 will receive a commemorative bag. The first 400 walkers receive a pink power towel. All walkers are welcome to participate for a $5 minimum donation. For more information or to register, call 724-258-1855.

Spaghetti dinner will be held from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday at Baker’s Pub, 464 Center Ave., North Charleroi. Cost is $8, and takeout will be available. Proceeds benefit the Coyle project, sponsored by Friends of the Coyle.

Lighthouse Community Church will host its annual harvest festival at 11 a.m. Saturday. There will be vendors, food, hayrides, pumpkin carving, horseshoes and cornhole tournaments and live entertainment. For more information, visit or call 724-222-4922.

A book sale will be held from 8 a.m. to 1 p.m. Saturday at TownView Health and Rehab, 300 Barr St., Canonsburg. The event benefits the Christmas Angels program for TownView. Purchase 12 paperbacks for $5.

Fall bazaar will be held from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday at First Christian Church, 615 E. Beau St., Washington, sponsored by Disciples Women’s Ministry. There will be gift baskets and a raffle. Lunch will be available. Chicken and biscuit dinner begins at 4 p.m. Saturday at West Alexander Methodist Church, Main Street. A love offering will be received.

National Pike Chapter of the DAR will hold its monthly meeting at 7 p.m. Monday at Woodlands Clubhouse. The speaker will be Susan G. Meer, Southwestern district director. Snacks will be provided. For more information, call Barb Lamay at 724-228-2193.

Amwell Township Historical Society will meet at 7 p.m. Monday in Amwell Township Community Building. The program is “China’s Little Flower” by John Tecklenburg.

Washington Camera Club will meet at 7 p.m. Tuesday in Room 104, Courthouse Square. The program will feature a print gallery. All members are asked to submit four prints for a critique session.

The Letter A, a storytime program for children in prekindergarten and younger, will be held at 11 a.m. Tuesday at Chartiers-Houston Community Library. For more information, call 724-745-4300.

Monongahela River Buffs will meet at 7 p.m. Tuesday at the River Museum, 175 Second St., Monongahela, for its final meeting of the year. Larry Gallant will discuss “Columbus was Lost: A Heretical History of Who was First.” Gallant is associate editor of Ancient American magazine. For more information, contact George Hutchko at 724-258-6231 or Dr. J.K. Folmar at 724-938-7856 or

Church of the Covenant will host a spaghetti dinner and basket auction from 4:30 to 6:30 p.m. Tuesday. Cost is $8 for adults and $4 for children. For tickets, call 724-222-0190. Takeout orders will be available. Proceeds will benefit a Haiti mission trip.

Washington County History & Landmarks Foundation will hold a leading ladies narrated walking tour at 1 p.m. Oct. 20. Reservation deadline is Wednesday. Cost is $15. For more information, call 724-225-2350.

Family Health Fair will be held from 12:30 to 3:30 p.m. Oct. 18 in the Education Conference Center at Monongahela Valley Hospital. The fair is held in cooperation with Women Infants and Children and Community Action Southwest. There will be information booths on health, safety, nutrition, child development and parenting, children’s games and activities and raffles/drawings. Registration is required; call 724-258-1333.

AARP 55 Alive beginners driving course will be held from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. Oct. 21 and Oct. 22 in the Education Conference Center at Monongahela Valley Hospital. Cost is $12 per person for AARP members and $14 for nonmembers. Registration is required; call 724-258-1333.

Talk with a Lung Specialist will be presented from 9 a.m. to noon Oct. 22 at Healthy Directions at the Finleyville Giant Eagle. Beverly Tokar, director of respiratory care at Monongahela Valley Hospital, will present an educational program on lung health and conduct a Pulmonary Function Screening test. To register, call 724-348-6699.

Do I Have a Herniated Disc? will be presented by Dr. Alexander Kandabarow, an orthopedic spine surgeon, at 6 p.m. Oct. 22 in the Education Conference Center at Monongahela Valley Hospital. The program is part of MVH’s Innovations in Medicine series. Kandabarow will repeat the program at 6 p.m. Oct. 23 at the Willow Room. To register, call 724-258-1333.

Managing Your Diabetes will be presented from 6 to 8 p.m. Oct. 22 through Oct. 24,in the Education Conference Center at Monongahela Valley Hospital. The session builds on the education received in the “Managing Your Diabetes” program. Completion of the three-day Diabetes Self Management Training is a prerequisite. Registration is required at least one week in advance by calling 724-258-1483.



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