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Saturday, January 21, 2017
Christmas Tree Recycling
Organization: Westmoreland Cleanways
Description: Westmoreland CleanWays will be recycling Christmas trees at various locations throughout the area through the end of January. Please remove ALL decorations, lights, tree skirts, bags, etc. from trees before recycling! The following locations will accept trees:

Armbrust-Wilkinson Nurseries

Allegheny Township-Maintenance Building, Markle Substation

Derry Borough-Borough Garage

Derry Township-Municipal Building

Harrison City-Schramms Farms & Orchards

Hempfield Twp-Hempfield Park

Irwin-Valley Landfill

Level Green Area-Penn Twp. Community Women's Club of Level Green - Ball Field at PTARC Building

Ligonier-Country Market Field

Lower Burrell-Municipal Bldg.

Mount Pleasant Borough-Municipal Compost Site

Murrysville-Windstream Bldg.

New Florence-State Game Lands 42

North Huntington-Public Works Facility-12319 Route 30 West

Scottdale-Greenridge Reclamation Landfill

Unity Twp.-Unity Twp. Municipal Building

Youngwood-Borough Maintenance Building


Most recycling events occur daily, but some locations are limited. Please check website or phone for exact dates and times.

Location: Various locations in Westmoreland County
Time(s): 

Contact information:
Contact: Natalie Reese
Phone: (724) 879-4020

2016/2017 Boys' Micro Basketball League
Organization: Latrobe- GLSD Parks & Recreation
Description: For boys in 3rd, 4th or 5th grades. Learn how to play the game in a re-affirming atmosphere. Fundamental skills ~ drills ~ scrimmages! Teams practice Tuesdays at 6 or 7 p.m. Schedule will vary. Dec. 6 to Feb. 18. Register by 11/29. Saturday games starting on Jan 2; schedule will be provided.

FEE: $45/55/60 (includes shirt)

Location: LES Gym, Latrobe
Time(s): 

Registration is required

Contact information:
Contact: Latrobe-GLSD Parks & Recreation
Website: www.latroberecreation.org

Pancake and Sausage Breakfast
Organization: Bradenville United Methodist Church
Description: For $5 you can have all you can eat pancakes, sausage, juice, fruit cup, and beverage. The breakfast will be $2.50 for children younger than 10.

Location: Bradenville United Methodist Church, Bradenville
Time(s):  8:00 AM


Fee: $5.00

Breastfeeding Success
Organization: Excela Health
Description: Promotes successful breastfeeding by discussing techniques, newborn feeding behaviors and common challenges.

Location: WH, Greensburg
Time(s):  9:00 AM

Registration is required

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

Cabaret Theatre Workshops
Organization: Latrobe Art Center
Description: The Cabaret Theatre of Latrobe will host a series of workshops from 9:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. in the Latrobe Art Center. The schedule includes:

Funky Fairytales - Jan. 14th, 21st and 28th

Monster Mania - Feb. 11th, 18th and 25th

Classroom Clowns - March 11th, 18th and 25th

Superhero - April 29th, May 6th and 13th

Fee: Members - $60; Non-members - $70

Location: Latrobe Art Center, 819 Ligonier Street, Latrobe
Time(s):  9:30 AM

Registration is required

Contact information:
Contact: Latrobe Art Center
Phone: (724) 537-7011

Ligonier Ice Fest
Organization: Ligonier Valley Chamber of Commerce
Description: The Ice Fest will feature ice carving by Ernie DeMartino. Throughout the weekend, visitors can watch as chainsaws cut through blocks of ice creating masterpieces that sparkle and shine. Horse and buggy rides will be available, weather permitting. A speed carving event will be held at 2 p.m. on Sunday.

The Kettle Korn Man will be selling popcorn and area merchants will hold indoor sidewalk sales.

Also on the schedule are Ligonier Volunteer Hose Co. No.1's spaghetti dinner, to be held starting at 11 a.m. Saturday in the Town Hall community room; a concert by the Wally Gingers Orchestra at 2 p.m., Saturday in the Ligonier Town Hall auditorium, and a performance by Swing City at 12:30 p.m. on Sunday.

The Ligonier Valley Library is presenting a special "Winter Tales" program for children ages 10 and under beginning at 2 p.m Saturday in the library. Special snow stories will be read, followed by the completion of a simple craft. This free program is open to the public.

In conjunction with the Ice Fest, Cub Scout Pack #370 will sponsor a Souper Lunch on Sunday from 1 to 3 p.m. at Heritage United Methodist Church on the Diamond.

Location: On the Diamond, Ligonier
Time(s):  10:00 AM

Contact information:
Contact: Ligonier Valley Chamber of Commerce
Phone: (724) 238-4200
Website: www.visitligonier.com

Planetarium Shows - Winter/Spring 2017
Organization: Saint Vincent College
Description: Saint Vincent College has announced its spring schedule for public planetarium shows at the Angelo J. Taiani Planetarium and Astronaut Exhibit in the Sis and Herman Dupré Science Pavilion.

The regular season of planetarium shows begins Saturday, January 21, and continues with a show each month through June on Jan. 21, Feb. 18, March 18, April 22, May 20 and June 24. Each Saturday show begins at 11 a.m. and lasts about an hour.

The shows will have a tour of the season’s night time sky conducted by one of the members of the College’s Department of Physics – Dr. John Smetanka, Dr. Dan Vanden Berk or Br. Lawrence Machia, O.S.B. Planets and selected deep sky objects – star clusters, nebula and galaxies – will be visualized and concepts in astronomy and astrophysics discussed. There will also be time for questions from the audience. The shows will end with a 25- minute theatrically-produced full-dome immersive video.

Following the all-ages show, at 12:30 p.m., “The Sky above Mr. Rogers’ Neighborhood” will be shown. This short, 20-minute immersive and interactive production is most appropriate for ages 3-10 and those of us who grew up with Mr. Rogers. The audience will explore the daytime and nighttime sky with Mr. Rogers and the animated characters from “Daniel Tiger’s Neighborhood.” Fred Rogers Scholars and other Saint Vincent College students working to carry forward the vision of Fred Rogers will supervise science-themed arts and crafts projects after the 12:30 p.m. show.

All shows are free of charge. Because of limited seating, reservations are requested and may be made by calling the Herbert W. Boyer School of Natural Sciences, Mathematics and Computing at 724-805-2631 or making reservations online at www.stvincent.edu/planetarium. Additional public shows may be added based on demand. Private shows can also be scheduled for organizations or groups of 15 to 35. Scout groups are especially welcome to request appointments for shows to fulfill requirements for merit badges.

Location: St. Vincent College Planetarium, Latrobe
Time(s):  11:00 AM
12:30:00 PM

Registration is required

Contact information:
Phone: (724) 805-2631
Website: www.stvincent.edu/planetarium

Vision Boarding Workshop
Organization: Latrobe Art Center
Description: This explorative, fun 4-hour workshop guides you through clarity and deep soul exercises to get you to hear what your hearts true desire is for 2017. We will create beautiful imagery for you to take home! All art supplies are included.

Fee is $69 per session for members; $79 for non-members.

Location: Latrobe Art Center, Latrobe
Time(s):  1:00 PM

Registration is required

Contact information:
Phone: (724) 537-7011
Website: www.latrobeartcenter.org

2016/2017 Water Bugs
Organization: Latrobe- GLSD Parks & Recreation
Description: Ages 2 to 5. Teaches parents how to safely handle their children in and around water. Parent must accompany their child in the water. Breathing ~ Kicking ~ Floating ~ Strokes ~ Fundamental Aquatics! Saturdays - 1:30 p.m. to 2:15 p.m.

Session 1: 11/12/2016 to 12/17/2016

Session 2: 1/7/2017 to 2/11/2017

Session 3: 3/18/2017 to 4/22/2017

(schedule subject to change)

FEES: $36/46/51

Location: Greater Latrobe Sr. High School Pool, Latrobe
Time(s):  1:30 PM

Registration is required

Contact information:
Contact: Latrobe-GLSD Parks & Recreation
Website: www.latroberecreation.org

2016/2017 Learn to Swim Classes
Organization: Latrobe- GLSD Parks & Recreation
Description: Ages 6 to 14. Six comprehensive levels of instruction that teach people of all ages and abilities how to swim skillfully and safely. Saturdays ~ 2:20 to 3:20 p.m. Registration deadline is one week prior to start of each session.

Session 1: 11/12/2016 to 12/17/2016

Session 2: 1/7/2017 to 2/11/2017

Session 3: 3/18/2017 to 4/22/2017

(schedule subject to change)

FEES: $40/50/55

Location: Greater Latrobe Sr. High School Pool, Latrobe
Time(s):  2:20 PM

Registration is required

Contact information:
Contact: Latrobe-GLSD Parks & Recreation
Website: www.latroberecreation.org

Meatloaf Dinner
Organization: Holy Family Church Holy Name Society
Description: The Holy Name Society is sponsoring a meatloaf dinner from 4 to 7 p.m. Cost is $9 per adult and $4 for a child. Takeouts will be available.

Proceeds will benefit the church restoration project.

Location: Holy Family Social Hall, Latrobe
Time(s):  4:00 PM

2016-2017 Concert Series
Organization: Saint Vincent College
Description: Saint Vincent College Concert Series will present seven musical performances featuring internationally acclaimed musicians during its 44th season in 2016-17.

“Our artists this season perform internationally and are among the best chamber musicians in the world,” commented Ann Holmes, series director.

The schedule for the 2016-17 Series includes the Aletheia Piano Trio on Sept. 10th, pianist Tomer Gewirtzman on Oct. 22nd; organist Stephen Buzard on Nov. 19th; double bass player Xavier Foley on Jan. 21, 2017; Guitar Duo Petar and Daniel on Feb. 11, 2017; harp player Katherine Siochi on March 25, 2017; and mezzo-soprano Chrystal E. Williams on April 8, 2017.

Concerts begin at 7 p.m., with most performances in the Robert S. Carey Student Center Performing Arts Center on the campus of Saint Vincent College. A free reception will follow each performance.

There is a free shuttle between the parking areas and the Carey Center for performances held there. There is no shuttle for performances in the Basilica or Sbasilica Crypt.

Season tickets (premium seating at each of the concerts) are $130, and flex passes (seven admissions) are $140. Single tickets are $25 and group rates are available for groups of ten or more. Children 12 and younger are admitted free with adult supervision/admission. Tickets are now available for sale.

Further information is available by contacting the Concert Series box office at 724-805-2565 or http://concertseries.stvincent.edu. Tickets will also be available at the door one hour before each concert.

Location: Saint Vincent College Campus, Latrobe
Time(s):  7:00 PM

Registration is required

Contact information:
Contact: Concert Series Box Office
Phone: (724) 805-2565
Website: http://concertseries.stvincent.edu

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