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Wednesday, April 23, 2014
iPad Level 2
Organization: YWCA of Westmoreland County
Description: Take your iPad skills to the next level in this class. Learn about other useful apps that you can download from the app store. A review of the apps that came with your iPad will also be covered. This class is for the person who took our Introduction to the iPad class or for someone who wants to go beyond the basics. If you have the current iPad manual bring it to class or you can request a manual for $20.00.

Fee: $85 for members/ $95 for nonmembers

Location: 424 N. Main Street, Greensburg
Time(s):  9:15 AM

Registration is required

Contact information:
Phone: (724) 834-9390
Email: Technology@ywcawestmoreland.org
Website: www.ywcawestmoreland.org

Basic Computer Class - April 2014
Organization: Latrobe Senior Center
Description: Email your grandchildren! Browse the Internet! Send and receive digital photos! Join the computer age as over 1,000 Senior Citizens of our area have done through this program. A computer is provided free to graduates of this program, if needed.

Senior Computer Associates will sponsor this class to all residents 50 and older of Latrobe, Derry & Ligonier. This is a two-hour class held for 4 weeks. Classes will be held from 9:15 to 11:15 a.m. on Tuesdays, Wednesdays or Thursdays. The cost is $20.for the four days of class.

Location: Latrobe Senior Center, Avenue C, Latrobe
Time(s):  9:15 AM

Registration is required
Fee: $20.00

Contact information:
Contact: Connie
Phone: (724) 879-4461

2 & 3 Year Old Story Time Program - 2014
Organization: Adams Memorial Library
Description: Storytime for children ages 2 and 3 to enjoy stories, songs and rhymes. Registration is REQUIRED.

*PLEASE NOTE: If Greater Latrobe School District delays or cancels school for weather related reasons, STORYTIME WILL BE CANCELLED ON THAT DAY!

Location: Adams Memorial Library Reed Room, Latrobe
Time(s):  10:30 AM

Registration is required

Contact information:
Contact: Children's Room
Phone: (724) 537-4383
Email: library@adamslib.org
Website: www.adamslib.org

Annual Staff Appreciation Luncheon
Organization: Westmoreland Chamber of Commerce
Description: Treat your staff to lunch and a whole lot more. At the Westmoreland Chamber of Commerce's Annual Staff Appreciation Luncheon, staff members enjoy a delicious lunch, a free gift and have the chance to win fabulous prizes and baskets.

Cost: $25 for members/ $35 for future members

Location: Greensburg Country Club, Greensburg
Time(s):  11:00 AM

Registration is required

Contact information:
Phone: (724) 834-2900

2014 Fit & Active…Exercise for Seniors
Organization: Latrobe-Unity Parks & Recreation
Description: This program is an exercise class designed for seniors and is easily geared to meet individual needs. Monday and Wednesday classes ~ 11 a.m. to 12 p.m.

FEES: $25/30 or pay as you go/$3 per week. Instructor is Linda Sinemus.

Location: Latrobe Municipal Building - Council Chambers, Latrobe
Time(s):  11:00 AM

Registration is required

Contact information:
Contact: LUP&R
Phone: (724) 537-4331
Email: jeannelpr@msn.com
Website: www.latroberecreation.org

Living Healthy Series
Organization: Penn State Cooperative Extension
Description: Penn State Cooperative Extension's Living Healthy Series, a nutrition education program for seniors sponsored by Valley Center for Active Adults, will be under way from 11 a.m. to noon, Wednesdays, April 2nd through May 7th.

Dates and topics are:
4/2 - Making Healthy Eating Part of Your Total Lifestyle
4/9 - Enjoy Healthy Food That Tastes Great
4/16 - Quick, Healthy Meals and Snacks
4/23 - Eating Healthy on a Budget
5/7 - Physical Activity is Key to Living Well

Food tasting will be provided. This free program includes presentations, demonstrations, food tasting, discussions, games, recipes and incentives and is open to all age 50 and over.

Location: Valley Center for Active Adults, 135 Kalassay Drive, Ligonier Township
Time(s):  11:00 AM

Registration is required

Contact information:
Contact: Judy Holden
Phone: (724) 238-7942
Email: supervisor@valleylig.net

4 & 5 Year Old Story Time Program - 2014
Organization: Adams Memorial Library
Description: Storytime for children ages 4 and 5 to enjoy stories, songs, and rhymes. Registration is REQUIRED.

*PLEASE NOTE: If Greater Latrobe School District delays or cancels school for weather related reasons, STORYTIME WILL BE CANCELLED ON THAT DAY!

Location: Adams Memorial Library Reed Room, Latrobe
Time(s):  11:30 AM

Registration is required

Contact information:
Contact: Children's Room
Phone: (724) 537-4383
Email: library@adamslib.org
Website: www.adamslib.org

Blood Drive - 2014 - Greensburg
Organization: American Red Cross - Westmoreland-Chestnut Ridge Chapter
Description: To donate, a person must be at least 17 years of age, weigh at least 110 pounds, be in good general health, and not have donated blood in the past 56 days.

Location: Greensburg Donation Center, 351 Harvey Ave., Greensburg
Time(s):  12:00 PM

Registration is required

Contact information:
Phone: (800) 448-3543
Website: www.redcrossblood.org

Honors Convocation-2014
Organization: Saint Vincent College
Description: Dr. Gregory Good, a Saint Vincent College graduate who is director of the American Institute of Physics Center for the History of Physics, will be the main speaker at the annual spring honors convocation of Saint Vincent College on Wednesday, April 23 at 12:30 p.m. in the Saint Vincent Archabbey Basilica. His talk is entitled, “A Life Built on the Liberal Arts.” He will also be honored with the conferral of an honorary Doctor of Humane Letters degree.

At the academic convocation, outstanding senior students will be recognized for academic excellence in their major fields of study, the winners of the Ragan Poetry Award and Fr. Ronald Gorka Scholarship will be announced and special awards will be presented by the Student Government Association for service to the college community.

Saint Vincent College’s highest student honor, the President’s Award, will be presented to one member of the graduating class in recognition of academic accomplishments, leadership ability and community service which best reflect the College’s mission as a Catholic, Benedictine, liberal arts college.

Two faculty members will also be honored with the Quentin Schaut Faculty Award and the Boniface Wimmer Faculty Award.

Following the honors convocation, the College will present the 11th Annual Academic Conference from 2 to 7 p.m. in the Sis and Herman Dupré Science Pavilion to recognize the completion of research projects and creative work of students in all academic fields. Students will be making presentations and displaying posters of their work throughout the Pavilion. Admission is free and open to the College community as well as the general public.

Location: Archabbey Basilica, Latrobe
Time(s):  12:30 PM

Annual Academic Conference
Organization: Saint Vincent College
Description: Nearly 300 Saint Vincent College students will be showcasing their research and other academic accomplishments for their classmates, professors and the general public at the College’s 11th Annual Academic Conference from 2 to 7 p.m. Wednesday, April 23, in the entrance atrium and adjoining hallways of the Sis and Herman Dupré Science Pavilion on the campus of Saint Vincent College, Latrobe.

The conference is a multidisciplinary exposition and presentation of student research and accomplishments.

College-bound high school students, their parents, teachers and counselors are especially invited.

This year’s conference will feature works by students in a wide variety of disciplines, including areas of biochemistry, bioinformatics, biology, chemistry, Chinese language, communication, computing and information science, criminology, law and society, education, engineering, English, environmental chemistry, environmental science, history, international studies, liberal arts, management, mathematics, physics, psychology, sociology, Spanish, studio arts and theology.

While many students will share their work through posters and displays, others will present their work in panel sessions and performances.

The Conference is designed to communicate a fuller appreciation for the intellectual dynamic that lies at the center of academic life of Saint Vincent College.

Dr. Elaine Bennett, assistant professor of anthropology, chairs a faculty committee consisting of Dr. Devin Fava, assistant professor of psychology, Timothy Kelly, professor of history, Michelle Gil-Montero, assistant professor of English, Alice Kaylor, dean of studies, Jeffrey Godwin, associate professor of management, and Fr. Philip Kanfush, O.S.B., assistant professor of education, that is coordinating arrangements for the conference.

Admission to the conference and presentations is free and open to the public.

Location: Sis and Herman Dupre Science Pavilion at SVC, Latrobe
Time(s):  2:00 PM

Zumba
Organization: Excela Health
Description: Zumba is a seven-week series with routines featuring interval and resistance training set to Latin rhythms.

Location: WH or LH, Greensburg or Latrobe
Time(s):  4:00 PM

Registration is required

Contact information:
Contact: Call Center
Phone: (877) 771-1234

2014 Mommy & Me Gymnastics
Organization: Latrobe-Unity Parks & Recreation
Description: Emphasis on gross motor skills development, balance, strength, flexibility and FUN! Moms and Dads are invited to participate if their tots are more comfortable. Ages: 18 months - 2 years. All classes 4:30 to 4:55 p.m.

Session 1: Wednesdays ~ 4/16/2014 to 5/21/2014

Session 2: Tuesdays ~ 6/10/2014 to 7/15/2014

Session 3: Tuesdays ~ 7/22/2014 to 8/26/2014

FEES: $30/35

Location: Willow Tree Gymnastics & Cheerleading, Latrobe
Time(s):  4:30 PM

Registration is required

Contact information:
Contact: LUP&R
Phone: (724) 537-4331
Website: www.latroberecreation.org

Smoking Cessation Classes- Ligonier
Organization: Excela Health
Description: Excela Health invites tobacco users looking to kick the habit to participate in a six-week series of cessation classes.

Location: Ligonier Valley YMCA, 110 W. Church St., Ligonier
Time(s):  5:00 PM

Registration is required

Contact information:
Phone: (877) 771-1234

2014 Pre-School Gymnastics - Age 3
Organization: Latrobe-Unity Parks & Recreation
Description: Rolls, cartwheels, handstands and backbends. A great intro to tumbling. Parents may watch, but the child must be comfortable with parent out of the room. Ages 3. Register no later than one week prior to start of class. Classes held 5 to 5:40 p.m.

Session 1: Wednesdays ~ 4/16/2014 to 5/21/2014

Session 2: Tuesdays ~ 6/10/2014 to 7/15/2014

Session 3: Tuesdays ~ 7/22/2014 to 8/26/2014

FEES: $30/35

Location: Willow Tree Gymnastics & Cheerleading, Latrobe
Time(s):  5:00 PM

Registration is required

Contact information:
Contact: LUP&R
Phone: (724) 537-4331
Website: www.latroberecreation.org

Future Fair
Organization: Derry Area School District
Description: Student work from each Derry Area High School department and the Eastern Westmoreland Center for Career and Technology will be on display during a "Future Fair" to introduce students, parents and community members to available local career paths.

The event is hosted by the gifted program and student council.

Location: Derry Area High School, 988 N. Chestnut St., Derry
Time(s):  5:00 PM

LaBlast
Organization: Excela Health
Description: LaBlast is a seven-week series with routines featuring interval and resistance training.

Location: WH or LH, Greensburg or Latrobe
Time(s):  5:00 PM

Registration is required

Contact information:
Contact: Call Center
Phone: (877) 771-1234

Joint Replacement Surgery Education
Organization: Excela Health
Description: Excela Health Recommends that candidates for joint replacement surgery attend a pre-operative education class covering preparation, surgical processes, early mobility, equipment needs, home safety, discharge planning and insurance.

Location: WH, FH, Excela Square or LH, Greensburg, Mount Pleasant, Norwin or Latrobe
Time(s):  5:00 PM

Registration is required

Contact information:
Contact: Call Center
Phone: (877) 771-1234
Website: www.excelahealth.org

2014 My First Kick-Soccer
Organization: Latrobe-Unity Parks & Recreation
Description: Kids will learn basic soccer and important social skills in this " Fun"tastic program! Parents participate during skill portion of the Program. Please bring a size 3 soccer ball, shin guards, and water bottle. Program runs 4/16 to 5/14.

Birthdate: 8/1/2009 to 7/31/2010. Registration deadline is 4/7/2014

Session 1: Wednesdays at 5:30 p.m.

Session 2: Wednesdays at 6:30 p.m.

FEES: $35/40 includes T-shirt.

Location: Cardinal Park, Latrobe
Time(s):  5:30 PM
6:30:00 PM

Registration is required

Contact information:
Contact: Latrobe-Unity Parks & Recreation
Phone: (724) 537-4331
Website: www.latroberecreation.org

2014 Pre-School Gymnastics - Age 4 - 5
Organization: Latrobe-Unity Parks & Recreation
Description: Rolls, cartwheels, handstands and backbends. A great intro to tumbling. Parents may watch, but the child must be comfortable with parent out of the room. Ages 4 to 5. Register no later than one week prior to start of class. Classes held 5:45 to 6:25 p.m.

Session 1: Wednesdays ~ 4/16/2014 to 5/21/2014

Session 2: Tuesdays ~ 6/10/2014 to 7/15/2014

Session 3: Tuesdays ~ 7/22/2014 to 8/26/2014

FEES: $30/35

Location: Willow Tree Gymnastics & Cheerleading, Latrobe
Time(s):  5:45 PM

Registration is required

Contact information:
Contact: LUP&R
Phone: (724) 537-4331
Website: www.latroberecreation.org

Microsoft Excel 2013 - Beginners
Organization: YWCA of Westmoreland County
Description: Excel is a spreadsheet program used to track and analyze information. Learn to sort and filter the information. Also covered will be charts and simple formulas.

Fee: $75 for members/ $85 non-members + $27 textbook.

Location: 424 N. Main Street, Greensburg
Time(s):  6:00 PM

Registration is required

Contact information:
Phone: (724) 834-9390
Email: Technology@ywcawestmoreland.org
Website: www.ywcawestmoreland.org

2014 U8 Co-Ed Soccer
Organization: Latrobe-Unity Parks & Recreation
Description: A 5V5 introductory league. Small-sided games in a fun and controlled setting. Benefits: Frequent contact with the ball, players involvement stays consistent, children experience more actual playing time. Coaches are on the field to teach, assist, referee, and ensure the safety of the players. Bring size 4 soccer ball, shin pads and water bottle. Monday and Wednesday ~ 6 to 7 p.m.

Dates: 4/9/2014 to 5/19/2014

FEES: $40/45 - includes t-shirt

Birthdate: 8/1/05 to 7/31/07

Registration deadline: 3/24

Location: Cardinal Park, Latrobe
Time(s):  6:00 PM

Registration is required

Contact information:
Contact: LUP&R
Phone: (724) 537-4331
Email: jeannelpr@msn.com
Website: www.latroberecreation.org

Women's Golf Lessons-Organizational Meeting
Organization: YWCA of Westmoreland County
Description: YWCA Westmoreland County is offering women's golf lessons with Vince Zachetti, golf professional. Women interested in lessons are invited to an organizational meeting on April 23rd. Pre-registration is required; there is no charge for the meeting.

Location: YWCA of Westmoreland County, 424 N. Main Street, Greensburg
Time(s):  6:00 PM

Registration is required

Contact information:
Contact: YWCA of Westmoreland County
Phone: (724) 834-9390
Email: Info@ywcawestmoreland.org
Website: www.ywcawestmoreland.org

Studio Workshop
Organization: Westmoreland Museum of American Art
Description: Westmoreland Museum of American Art hosts this Studio Workshop on April 23rd. Fee of $15 includes art materials, snacks, beer and wine.

Location: Westmoreland @rt 30, 4764 Route 30, Unity Toenship
Time(s):  6:30 PM

Registration is required
Fee: $15.00

Contact information:
Phone: (724) 837-1500 Ext: 110
Website: www.wmuseumaa.org

Divorce Support Group
Organization: St. Vincent Basilica Parish
Description: St. Vincent Basilica Parish will hold a divorce support group using "The Catholic's Divorce Survival Guide," a 12-session program featuring 30-minute DVD showings each week followed by group discussions with fellow participants covering the topics of shock, denial, anger, grief, guilt, forgiveness, the kids, annulment, dating and much more.

The $20 registration fee covers a "Personal Survival Guide," refreshments and all materials for the 12 sessions. Registration will be accepted through Jan. 24.

Location: St. Vincent Archabbey Basilica Conference Room, Latrobe
Time(s):  7:00 PM

Registration is required
Fee: $20.00

Contact information:
Contact: Teri Pomerleau
Phone: (724) 539-8629 Ext: 15
Email: tpomerleau@dioceseofgreensburg.org

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