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Saturday, October 25, 2014
Wellness Check - 2014 - Charter Oak
Organization: Excela Health
Description: Excela Health and Mountain View Rotary are sponsoring a Wellness Check diagnostic screening Saturday, Oct. 25th, from 6:30 to 9:30 a.m.

Cost for the basic profile is $45, which includes comprehensive chemistry profile, lipid testing, and complete blood count. Additional testing is available for added fees. Reservations are suggested; walk-ins will be taken if time allows.

Location: Charter Oak United Methodist Church, Unity Township
Time(s):  6:30 AM

Registration is required

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

Planes, Trains and Automobiles: A Day Trip Through Transportation History
Organization: Lincoln Highway Experience
Description: The event will begin at 10 a.m. with a tour of the KLBE Air Museum at Arnold Palmer Regional Airport and the Lincoln Highway Experience, both in Unity, and the Ligonier Valley Rail Road Museum in Ligonier Township.

Fee is $12 per person; participants must have their own transportation. Registration is due by Oct. 20th.

Location: Unity and Ligonier Township
Time(s):  10:00 AM

Registration is required
Fee: $12.00

Contact information:
Phone: (724) 879-4241
Website: www.lhhc.org

Fall Family Day
Organization: Hanna's Town
Description: Fall Family Day activities include 18th-century toys and games, crafts and apple roasting, along with an interpretive cemetery walk at 1 p.m. Admission is $5. Sandwiches and snacks will be available.

Location: Historic Hanna's Town
Time(s):  10:00 AM


Fee: $5.00

Contact information:
Phone: (724) 532-1935
Website: www.westmorelandhistory.org

Stage Right!: We're Off to Find the Witch's House
Organization: Adams Memorial Library
Description: As a part of their "Holiday Books Come Alive" series, Stage Right! Will be performing their adaptation of this book by Mr. Krieb about four children who set off on an adventure to find a witch's house. This humorous take on a favorite holiday is just scary enough to be fun, but not too scary for kids as young as pre-school.

This event is funded by Teddie's Treasures. Space is limited and registration is REQUIRED.

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

2014/2015 Judo
Organization: Latrobe-Unity Parks & Recreation
Description: Learn the most popular martial art practiced throughout the world! Emphasis on safety, sportsmanship, fun and self-challenge! Please include height and weight when you register for proper gi sizing. For ages 8 and up.

Session 1: 9/11/2014 to 11/1/2014 ~ Thursday 6:30 to 7:30 p.m. and Saturday 11 a.m. to noon.

Session 2: 11/20/2014 to 1/31/2015 ~ Thursday 6:30 to 7:30 p.m. and Saturday 12 to 1 p.m.

FEES: $90/100/105 (includes gi for first-time participants)
FEES: $50/60/65 (returning students with gi)

Location: GLSD-Senior High Mat Room, Latrobe
Time(s):  11:00 AM

Registration is required

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

Planetarium Shows - Fall 2014
Organization: Saint Vincent College
Description: Saint Vincent College will present four planetarium shows this fall in the Angelo J. Taiani Planetarium and Astronaut Exhibit in the Sis and Herman Dupré Science Pavilion on the campus of Saint Vincent College. Admission is free and open to the public.

The one-hour shows, all scheduled to begin at 11 a.m. with a tour of the season’s night time sky, include Fall Sky Show and Dynamic Earth on Saturday, Sept. 13; Fall Sky Show and Oasis in Space on Saturday, Oct. 25; Late Fall Sky Show and Two Small Pieces of Glass on Saturday, Nov. 15; Early Winter Sky Show and Search for the Edge of the Solar System on Saturday, Dec. 6; and The Star of Bethlehem – Christmas in the Planetarium on Saturday, Dec. 20.

The shows are conducted by one of the faculty members in astronomy from the College’s Department of Physics, Dr. John Smetanka or Dr. Daniel Vanden Berk. Selected deep sky objects – star clusters, nebula and galaxies – will be viewed along with simulated trips to planets and moons in the solar system. The shows will end with a 25-minute theatrically-produced full-dome immersive video.

A second, 30-minute show appropriate for children ages 3 to 10, The Sky Over Mr. Rogers’ Neighborhood, will be presented at 12:30 p.m. on each date. The show will explore the sky with Rogers and the animated characters from “Daniel Tiger’s Neighborhood.”

Because of limited seating, advance reservations are requested and may be made by contacting the Herbert W. Boyer School of Natural Sciences, Mathematics and Computing at 724-805-2631. Private shows for groups of 15 to 35 people may also be scheduled at other times by contacting the Boyer School. Scout groups who wish to fulfill requirements for merit badges are especially encouraged to make appointments.

The Planetarium and Observatory will also be hosting some special events this fall. The first is an open house at the Observatory and viewing through the College’s telescopes during Homecoming Weekend on Saturday, Sept. 27 from 8-11 p.m. Weather-permitting, visitors can look through several different telescopes at the Observatory.

Public viewings of two eclipses will be offered in October, a lunar eclipse on Wednesday, Oct. 8 at 5:30 a.m., and a solar eclipse on Thursday, Oct. 23 at 5 p.m. The total lunar eclipse will begin in the pre-dawn sky at 5:18 a.m., where totality will occur at 6:27 a.m. and end at 7:22 a.m. as the moon is setting and the sun is rising. The partial solar eclipse will be briefly visible just before sunset.

The Angelo Taiani Planetarium and Astronaut Exhibit is the centerpiece of the glass-walled atrium entrance to the Dupré Pavilion. The state-of-the-art planetarium was made possible by a gift from Angelo Taiani, a 1948 graduate of Saint Vincent who enjoyed a successful career as an aerospace engineer with the National Aeronautics and Space Administration.

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

Contact information:
Phone: (724) 805-2631

Howloween Dog Party - 2014
Organization: Action for Animals Humane Society
Description: The annual Howloween Dog Party will be held Oct. 25th at the dog park at the shelter in Derry Township. There will be games, costume contests, snacks, a Chinese auction, pet photos and trick-or-treating throughout the park.

The event will be held from noon to 2 p.m., rain or shine. All dogs must be kept on a leash (no retractables), up-to-date on vaccinations and well-socialized.

Registration is $20 by Oct. 23, and $25 at the door. You may register by mail, online, or by phone.

Location: Dog Park at AFA Shelter, Derry Township
Time(s):  12:00 PM

Registration is required

Contact information:
Phone: (724) 961-7363
Website: www.afa.petfinder.org

Trunk or Treat
Organization: Latrobe Alliance Church
Description: Trunk or Treat is a safe, free, family friendly alternative to Halloween. Activities start at noon. There will be hot apple cider, hot dogs, hot chocolate, cookies, and more!

Location: 130 Kingston Street, Youngstown
Time(s):  12:00 PM

Contact information:
Phone: (724) 537-8907
Website: www.latrobecma.org

Halloween Parade
Organization: New Alexandria Borough
Description: This parade is sponsored by the fire department auxiliary and Lions Club. Cash prizes will be given in many categories. Line-up begins at 12:30 p.m.; parade begins at 1 p.m.

Location: New Alexandria Playground, New Alexandria
Time(s):  1:00 PM

Latrobe Halloween Parade and Trick or Treat-2014
Organization: City of Latrobe Administration Office
Description: Latrobe's Halloween parade begins at 2 p.m. Community Trick or Treat will follow from 4 to 7 p.m.

Location: Parade begins at Memorial Stadium, Latrobe
Time(s):  2:00 PM

Trick or Treat
Organization: Derry Township
Description: Trick or Treat will be held from 3 to 7 p.m. for children in Derry Township.

Location: Derry Township
Time(s):  3:00 PM

Derry's Halloween Parade/Trick or Treat
Organization: Derry Borough
Description: The annual parade will begin at 3 p.m., followed by Trick or Treat which will be held until 7 p.m.

Location: Parade begins on South Chestnut Street, Derry
Time(s):  3:00 PM

Opening Reception for "Peddling Personalities: Portrait and Still Life Pairings"
Organization: Westmoreland Museum of American Art
Description: The opening reception will be held until 5 p.m. The exhibit, pairing still life works by regional artists with portraits from the permanent collection of the Westmoreland Museum of American Art, will continue through February.

Location: Westmoreland@rt30, 4764 Route 30, Unity Township
Time(s):  3:00 PM

Registration is required

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

Haunted Halloween Storytelling
Organization: Compass Inn Museum
Description: Guests will enjoy a night of spooky stories in a spooky setting, with treats and refreshments for sale, all presented by the Ligonier Valley Historical Society. Parents will be advised beforehand which story locations may be suitable for young participants. There will be stories for every age. Admission is $4 for seniors, $5 for adults and $2 for guests 12 years of age and younger.

Location: Compass Inn, Laughlintown
Time(s):  6:00 PM

Contact information:
Contact: Ligonier Valley Historical Society
Phone: (724) 238-4983
Website: www.compassinn.com

Gilbert and Sullivan Players Present "Psychedelic Princess"
Organization: Saint Vincent College
Description: Saint Vincent College’s Gilbert and Sullivan Players will present “Psychedelic Princess” at 8 p.m. Friday and Saturday, Oct. 24 and 25, and at 2 p.m. Sunday, Oct. 26, in the Robert S. Carey Student Center Performing Arts Center. Admission is free but donations will be accepted.

The show is a modern envisioning of W.S. Gilbert's straight play "The Princess" and subsequently, Gilbert and Arthur Sullivan's operetta "Princess Ida." In all three versions of the show, Prince Hilarion (played by William Brown, a sophomore English major from East Orange, New Jersey) must go and reclaim his fiancée, Princess Ida (played by Mary Yeckley, a sophomore physics major from Greensburg), from an all-girls' university that she set up in an attempt to escape the world of men.

The crew consists of Casey Ciocco (director, a senior criminology, law and society major from Latrobe), Maria Kegg (assistant director), Mark Harris (producer), and Katie Nemchik (technical director). They revamped the original show from its original context and set it in the psychedelic, groovy 1960s.

Saint Vincent Theatre technical director Penny Lin Lambright is assisting the students with the production.

Location: Robert S. Carey Student Center Performing Arts Center at SVC, Latrobe
Time(s):  8:00 PM

Contact information:
Phone: (724) 805-2010

Halloween Dance - 2014
Organization: Latrobe Volunteer Fire Department
Description: The LVFD Pipes and Drums Band's Annual Halloween Dance will be held Oct. 25th at Huber Hall. Doors open at 8 p.m.; cover charge is $5. The dance is open to adults age 21 or older.

Music for the event will be provided by DJ Donny. There will be a costume contest with a $300 prize for best costume, door prizes, a 50/50 drawing, and a cash bar. Guests are welcome to bring their own snacks for their tables.

Location: Huber Hall, Latrobe
Time(s):  9:00 PM


Fee: $5.00

Contact information:
Phone: (724) 396-1428

Dance
Organization: Derry Volunteer Fire Company
Description: The Derry Volunteer Fire Company will hold this dance until 1 a.m. Doors open at 8 p.m. There is a $5 cover charge. The band The Zoo will perform at 9 p.m. Everyone attending is encouraged to come dressed up for a Halloween costume contest. There will be other prizes raffled off as well.

Location: A.V. Germano Hall, Derry
Time(s):  9:00 PM


Fee: $5.00

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