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North Hills Monthly

Community Events, June 2019

May 31, 2019 01:37PM ● By North Hills Monthly magazine
Benefits & Fundraisers

Spartan Scramble
Mon., June 10, 11am. Lenape Heights Golf Resort, Manor, PA. The event includes lunch, golf, dinner, auctions and a super raffle. There will be live and silent auctions, a 50/50 raffle, and card games. Scholarships to Carlow University, Duquesne University, La Roche University, Mount Aloysius College, Point Park University, Saint Francis University, and Saint Vincent College will be auctioned. Cost $150 per golfer. The Harrison school aims to raise $50,000 to keep tuition affordable for students. More info and registration, 724-225-8043.

Cindystock Bike Ride and Concert
Fri.-Sat., June 28-29, 3:30-10pm. Friday bike ride, Helicon Brewery, Union Ave., Oakdale, 15071. Choose 20- to 40-mile round-trip with food and live music afterward. Cost $35. Music festival Saturday, 2552 Wexford-Bayne Rd., Sewickley, 15143. Dinner buffet, music from four live bands, cost $50. Proceeds go to helping people get free cancer screenings and support services. Register and more info,

Cure Sarcoma 5K Run/ 1-mile Walk
Sat., June 29, 9am. North Park Boathouse, 10301 Pearce Mill Rd., 15101. Event includes live music, basket raffle, 50/50 raffle, children's activities, food, and more. Registration $25 until June 14, $30 from June 15 to race day. Proceeds benefit UPMC Hillman Cancer Center and the Sarcoma Foundation of America. Register or donate at

Volunteer Dentists, Nurses and Clinical Professionals Needed at MOMPGH
Fri.-Sat, July 26-27, PPG Paints Arena. Mission of Mercy Pittsburgh (MOMPGH) will bring together dentists, clinicians, nurses and general volunteers to provide two days of dental care to underserved people living in the Pittsburgh region, many of whom are from working families who do not have access to dental care or cannot afford dental insurance. To learn more and to register as a volunteer, log on to

Golf Outing and Dinner Benefitting NHCO
Fri., Aug. 9, 11:30am. Pheasant Ridge Golf Club, 6065 Rittman Rd., Gibsonia. Shotgun start at 12:30pm for 18 holes, cart, range balls, beer, soda and hot dogs at the turn. There will be a hole-in-one car contest, skill prizes, 50/50 raffle, Chinese auction and team prizes awarded at dinner. Cost $100 per golfer or dinner only for $35. All proceeds benefit North Hills Community Outreach, a nonprofit organization serving people in crisis, hardship and poverty in northern Allegheny County through 25 free programs. RSVP requested by July 9 to Mike at 412-486-5406 or

Arts & Entertainment

Summer of Space
Sat., June 1, 10am-5pm. Carnegie Science Center, One Allegheny Ave., Pgh., 15212. Humanity’s greatest adventure will serve as the launch pad for Carnegie Science Center’s summertime programming as the museum honors the 50th anniversary of Apollo 11’s historic lunar landing. Summer of Space includes astronomy events, a new educational documentary, weekly museum activities, and an adults-only evening, all designed to celebrate the moment man walked on the moon. More info at

Bookshelf Bingo
Sat., June 1- Aug. 31. 9am-9pm. Northland Library, 300 Cumberland Rd., 15237. Read as much as you can for chances to win prizes. Read a book by an unfamiliar author, attend a Northland program, use its cookbooks to make something delicious, or hunker down at the pool and read a book that's more than 300 pages. Multiple chances to win with biweekly drawings and a grand prize. Pick up your card at the adult reference desk. More info on

Sundays at Salem Concert Series
Sun., June 2, July 14 and Aug. 4, 7pm. Salem United Methodist Church, 350 Manor Rd., Wexford. Summer concert series. June 2: Classical and Sacred Piano Concert by Bryan Sable. July 14: Duet Performance by Cello! Aug. 4: Sacred Piano and Organ Concert by David Bridge. Suggested donation $10, children under 18 free. Tickets at or 724-935-1627.

Summer Skills–Basketball
Mon. & Thurs., June 3, 6, 10, 13, 17, 20, 24, 27. Sewickley Academy, 315 Academy Ave., Sewickley, 15143. College Basketball Prospects of America offers eight sessions with intense drills and individually personalized training. $250 per player. Register and more info at

Career Fair
Tues., June 4, 9am-noon. Millvale Community Center, 416 Lincoln Ave., Millvale. North Hills Community Outreach. The JFCS Career Development Center and the United Way are hosting a career fair with more than 20 major employers and training and resource providers. Job seekers are encouraged to research employers and apply online to positions of interest prior to attending and should dress professionally and bring copies of their resumes. Registration via email to Gretchen Young at, although walk-ins are welcome.

ManUp Pittsburgh
Sat., June 8, 7:30am- 3:30 pm. Victory Family Church, 21150 Rt. 19 Cranberry, 16066. Fatherlessness is epidemic in cities, affecting millions of children and youth across America. ManUp Pittsburgh’s mission for the past six years has been to encourage men to maximize their impact in their families and for the fatherless youth in their communities. Coach Mike Tomlin and Rev. Ed Glover are the featured speakers. Ages 15 and up. Cost $49 includes conference, breakfast and lunch. Advance registration closes June 6,

Saturday Singles Dance
Sat., June 8, 8pm–midnight. West View VFW, 386 Perry Hwy., West View. For ages 40+. Coney Island cookout dance party featuring a free indoor summer picnic party. Sat., June 29: Free birthday cake dance party. More info, 724-316-5029 or

HiringPittsburgh Career Expo
Tues., June 11, 10am-2pm. Westin Convention Center, 1000 Penn Ave., Pgh. Vets have early access to the expo and one-on-one counseling from 10-11am. General job fair for all job seekers, employers from all industries 11am-2pm. Presented by Dollar Bank.

Civil War Round Table
Mon., June 17, 7pm. Hampton Twp. Community Center, 1301 McCully Rd., 15101. Cooper Wingert will present Underground Railroad in South Central Pennsylvania. Lecture is free and open to the public.

North Allegheny Kennywood Day
Thurs., June 20, 9am-9pm. Kennywood Park, 4800 Kennywood Blvd., West Mifflin. Discounted tickets for Kennywood admission are $33 (regular price is $49). Tickets are available at in the Athletic Office and online at through June 20, 2019. For additional information contact the Athletic Department at 724-934-7238.

The Fabulous Hubcaps
Sat., June 22, 7:30pm. Cumberland Woods Village, 700 Cumberland Woods Dr., Allison Park. Concert is open to the community. What began 40 years ago as Harvey Hubcap and the Do Ron Ron has evolved into The Fabulous Hubcaps, one of the nation’s most sought-after oldies show bands. For tickets, call 877-987-6487 or

Peter Noone and Herman’s Hermits
Sat., June 22, 7pm. The Palace Theatre, 21 W. Otterman St., Greensburg. Celebrate the music of the ‘60s with Peter Noone and Herman’s Hermits and special guests The Latshaw Pops Orchestra. Noone is a multitalented entertainer who has been delighting audiences most of his life. At the age of 15, he achieved international fame as Herman, lead singer of the legendary pop band Herman’s Hermits with hits like I’m Into Something Good, Mrs. Brown, You’ve Got A Lovely Daughter, I’m Henry VIII, I Am, and Can’t You Hear My Heartbeat. Tickets starting at $43. 724-826-8000 or

Foods of the Frontier
Sun., June 23, 1-4pm. Depreciation Lands Museum, 4743 S. Pioneer Rd., 15101. What did they eat on the Pennsylvania frontier? Visit with frontier folk and learn more about the lives of pioneers. Adults $5, Children $3. More info, email or call 412-486-0563.

Vacation Bible School
Sun. – Thurs., June 23-27, 5:30-8pm. Salem United Methodist Church, 350 Manor Rd., Wexford. Have a great time and discover the wonder of God's universe. All children ages 4 years and older are welcome. Cost $25 per camper. To register call 724-935-1627 or

Liquid Nitrogen Ice Cream: Science for Adults
Thurs., June 27, 6:30pm. Northland Library, 300 Cumberland Rd, 15237. Come for the ice cream, stay for the science. See what happens when things get cold—320 degrees below zero to be exact. Join educators from the Carnegie Science Center as they whip up liquid nitrogen ice cream in just seconds. Samples included. Registration is required for this adult program. 412-366-8100.

Support Groups

Alzheimer’s/Dementia Support Group
Meets 1st Monday of the month, 6-8pm, and last Fri., 1:30pm, Paramount Senior Living at Cranberry, 500 Seven Fields Blvd., Mars. 724-779-5020.

Alzheimer’s Caregivers Support Group
Meets last Wednesday of each month, 5:30-6:30pm. Home Instead Senior Care, 4900 Perry Hwy., Bldg. 1, Ste. 100, Pgh., 15229. Registration required, 412-266-2915.

Amputee Support Group 
Date varies month to month at 4-5:15pm. HealthSouth Sewickley library, 303 Camp Meeting Rd., Sewickley. Call 412-749-2388 to get on contact list and for more information. Refreshments provided.

Amputee Support Group 
Meets the 2nd Wednesday of each month from 5:30-7pm at HealthSouth Harmarville, 320 Guys Run Rd. 412-828-1300, ext. 7762. 

Bereavement Support Group, Beyond Bridge to Hope
Bereavement support group for those who have lost someone to substance abuse. Meets 2nd Wednesdays, 7pm, PHF Conference Center, McCandless Twp. Free. 412-748-6640.

Bereavement Support Group

Meets 2nd and 4th Wednesdays, 1-2:30pm, St. Sebastian’s Parish, Haber Hall. Anchorpoint Counseling Ministry support group for widows and widowers over 50. Register at 412-366-1300. 

Breast Cancer Support Group
Meets 2nd and 4th Thursdays of each month, 7-8:30pm, UPMC Passavant. Patients only. Free.

Brain Injury & Stroke Support Group 
Meets the 3rd Wednesday of each month from noon-1:15pm at HealthSouth Sewickley, 303 Camp Meeting Rd., Sewickley. Lunch provided. For more info, call Michelle McCann, OTR/L CBIS, at 412-749-2388. 

Bridge to Hope
For families of those affected by substance abuse. Wednesdays, 7pm, PHF Conference Center, McCandless Twp. Free. 412-748-6640.

Cancer Support Group
Free general cancer support group meets the 2nd and 4th Wednesdays of the month, 6:30-8pm, UPMC Passavant-Cranberry. 412-622-1212.

Compulsive Eaters Anonymous
Meets every Tuesday at 10:30am Prayer Room, Memorial Park Church, 8800 Peebles Rd., McCandless. More info call Jane 412-951-9157.

General Patient Support Group
Meets 1st and 3rd Thursdays of each month, 7-8:30pm, UPMC Passavant. Free.

Grief Support Group
Meets 1st Tuesday of each month, 10-11:30am. Lighthouse Point Village, 500 Chapel Harbor Dr.,15238. Support and professional help will be provided to those coping with grief ages 18+. Registration required call 412-572-8829.

Head Injury Support Group
Meets the 2nd Tuesday of each month, 7-9pm at HealthSouth Harmarville, 320 Guys Run Rd.  Call Tom Bymes for info, 412-670-4861.

Lupus Foundation of PA
Free support group meets the 3rd Tuesday of each month, 7 pm, UPMC Passavant. Contact Chris Callen at 724-759-1021 or visit

National Alliance on Mental Illness Pittsburgh South
Meets 1st Wednesdays, 7-9pm, 105 Braunlich Dr., Ross. Support groups for families and caregivers of individuals who are living with mental illness. Free. 724-443-4422,

New Journey Christian Cancer Support Group
Meets 1st Mondays of the month, 7 pm, Stoneridge Church, 811 Dressel Rd. Free. 412-486-7778,

Parkinson’s Support Group
 Meets the last Wednesday of each month, 1-2:30pm at HealthSouth Harmarville, 320 Guys Run Rd. Beverages and snacks provided. Jessica Valko at 412-828-1300 x7710 or

Parkinson Support Group
Meets the 1st Tuesday of each month, 10-11:30am at Rose E. Schneider YMCA, 2001 Ehrman Rd., Cranberry. For info, Dale Reckless 724-728-7550 or

Serenity Counseling Women’s DBT Skills Group
Mondays, 6-7pm, 153 Perry Hwy., Suite 201, Pittsburgh. Manage emotions, improve relationships and reach life goals. Call or text 412-848-7023. 

Spinal Cord Injury Support Group 
Meets the 2nd Tuesday of each month, 5:30pm at HealthSouth Harmarville, 320 Guys Run Rd. Michelle McCracken, 412-828-1300 ext. 7200.

Stephen Ministry 
Available anytime. One-to-one Christian care for people going through difficult times. Initial face-to-face contact with the coordinator who will match you with a Stephen minister. Contact Pastor Heather Lubold at 412-491-9315 or Lynn Warmus at 724-713-5361.

Think Caregiver
Free phone and online support for anyone providing unpaid care to dependent children, spouses, parents, sibling, relatives, friends or neighbors. Part of the Hope Grows nonprofit organization. Caregivers can call 412-369-4673 to opt in to receive periodic check-in calls. Go online to Hope Grows Facebook page and Twitter feed for tips and encouragement.

Wexford Breast Cancer Support Group
Meets 2nd Wednesdays, 6-7:30pm, Allegheny Health Network’s Wexford Health + Wellness Pavilion, 12311 Perry Hwy. Free parking and light refreshments. Cosponsored by the Cancer Caring Center. Registration requested for newcomers, 412-622-1212.

Wexford General Cancer Support Group
Meets 4th Mondays, 5-6pm, Allegheny Health Network’s Wexford Health + Wellness Pavilion, 12311 Perry Hwy. Welcomes patients and adult family members. Free parking and light refreshments. Cosponsored by the Cancer Caring Center. Registration requested for newcomers, 412-622-1212.

ANCHORPOINT Counseling Ministry – 600 McKnight Park Dr., Ste. 802, 412-366-1300
Anchorpoint Bereavement Support Group (for widows/widowers over 50), meets 1 to 2:30pm, 2nd & 4th Wednesdays, St. Sebastian Church in Haber Hall. To register, call 412-366-1300.

Self-Care for Women
Mondays 6-8pm. Anchorpoint offices. Support and educational group for women struggling with stress or depression. Space is limited. Scholarships available. Call 412-366-1300.

Sanctuary—Empowering Teen Girls
Tuesdays, 4-5:30pm. Anchorpoint offices. For girls grappling with sadness, loneliness, fitting in, assertiveness, body image and more. Space is limited. Scholarships available. Call 412-366-1300.

Life After Divorce
Tuesdays, 6-7:30pm. Anchorpoint offices. Ten-week educational group for people trying to make sense of life after divorce. Major insurance accepted. Space is limited. Call 412-366-1300.

SPIN for Single Moms & their Kids
1st & 3rd Wed. of the month, 6:30-8pm. Anchorpoint offices. A support and education group for single mothers and their children. SPIN includes a free meal, great conversation, and homework help for the kids while the moms meet. Space is limited. Call 412-366-1300.

Single Moms CARE Group
1st & 3rd Wed. of the month, 6-8pm. Heritage Presbyterian Church, 2262 Rochester Rd., 15237. For single moms to find understanding and hope and develop supportive relationships and learn about strategies and resources to help weather the challenges of being a single parent. Complimentary childcare is available. 412-366-1300.

Professional Counseling for families and kids: Need someone to talk with but can’t afford it or lack health coverage? Subsidized professional therapy is available at Anchorpoint Counseling Ministry. Call 412-366-1300 or visit