Monday, January 21, 2013
Patch gives you a rundown of what's going on around the community.
Michael Falcone, a sophomore at Quaker Valley High School, likes to spend his free time in the cabinet shop at Old Economy Village in Ambridge, trying to re-envision the ways of the Harmonist carpenters, joiners, cabinet makers, and other woodworkers by researching their tools. Michael will put on "A Plane Old Exhibit" highlighting these woodworkers through an array of their planes. An opening reception is planned from 7 to 9 p.m. Friday, Jan. 25 at the Visitor Center, 270 16th St. All are invited to attend The exhibit will be on display through April. Youth Connect, in partnership with Sewickley Academy and QV Voice, presents "Teen Talk," a panel discussion for parents and other caregivers. The discussion runs from 9 to 11 a.m. Friday, …
Friday, September 21, 2012
Patch gives you a few suggestions for your weekend. Read our picks and tell us about your own
The weekend is here! Check out these seven lucky ideas and have a good time. 1. St. James Historic Photo Gallery When/Where: 5 p.m. Friday, Sept. 21 at St. James Church, Sewickley. Why Go: Stroll through 150 years of St. James history with a photo gallery featuring the past and present. Admission: Free. 2. 59th Annual Clothesline & Used Book Sale When/Where: 10 to 7 p.m. Friday, Sept. 21 and 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Saturday, Sept. 22 and Sunday, Sept. 23 in Means Gym at Sewickley Academy. Why Go: Thousands of items of quality clothing for men, women, and children will be offered at bargain prices. Admission: Free. 3. Sewickley 5K Heart and Sole When/Where: 8:30 a.m. Saturday at War Memorial Park, Blackburn Road, Sewickley. Why Go: Get…
Sunday, March 11, 2012
The community comes out Saturday for the annual sweet celebration.
A sweet smell wafted through the air both inside and out Saturday at the Fern Hollow Nature Center in Sewickley Heights. More than 200 people poured in to the seventh annual Pancake Breakfast and Maple Sugaring Celebration, which featured children's activities and lessons centered on the maple sugaring process. April Claus, nature center naturalist, said she was excited about this year's turnout. Families inside the nature center sat down to a morning breakfast of sausage and pancakes topped wth maple syrup. A number of activities outside included a taffy candy-making demonstration. Children also played in a nearby field, testing the kites they crafted. The Sewickley Heights History Center was open to visitors as well.
Friday, January 20, 2012
Locals were invited to meet with state Rep. Jim Marshall, R-14, Big Beaver, to discuss local issues and ideas for new laws.
Sewickley Heights residents had their first chance Thursday night to meet their new state representative since the Dec. 12 adoption of the final statewide redistricting plans. More than a dozen people braved the wintry weather to attend the forum with state Rep. Jim Marshall, R-14, Big Beaver, meeting with him inside the Sewickley Heights Historical Center before he began speaking to the gathering about his work and mission as a lawmaker representing the 14th District. Marshall lost Beaver Falls in the redistricting changes, but gained communities that include the Heights, Sewickley, Leet Township and Bell Acres. State Rep. Mark Mustio, R-44, Moon Township, represents Sewickley Hills, Edgeworth, Ben Avon Heights, Glenfield, Glen Osborne, …
Thursday, September 22, 2011
Check our picks to explore this weekend and tell us about your plans.
Here are seven events for you to check out in the Sewickley Valley and surrounding communities to make it a weekend to remember. 1. CLOTHESLINE/ USED BOOK SALE When/Where: 10 a.m. to 7 p.m. today and Friday; 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Saturday and Sunday; and 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. Monday at Means Alumni Gym, Sewickley Academy. Why Go: Need some new threads? The 58th Clothesline and Used Book Sale has everything from designer men's, women's and children's clothing to fashion accessories, sports equipment, books and furniture. Sunday is half-price day and Monday is $25-bag day. Proceeds from the annual fundraiser benefit the school, teachers and students. Admission: Free, but be prepared to spend. 2. FRIENDS OF THE LIBRARY BOOK SALE When/Where: 10 a…