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Community Events & Weekend Highlights March 2020

Feb 29, 2020 10:54AM ● By North Hills Monthly magazine
WEEKEND HIGHLIGHTS

March 6-8............................................................

Prime Stage Theatre to Present The Outsiders
March 6–15, Fridays and Saturdays, 8pm; Sundays at 2:30pm. New Hazlett Theater, 6 Allegheny Square East, Pgh, 15212. Prime Stage Theatre will present the stage adaptation of the popular coming-of-age novel The Outsiders. Special performances include an audio-described performance on March 13 and a sensory-inclusive performance on March 14 at 1p.m. Sign language interpretation will be offered at the Saturday evening, March 14 performance. An opening night celebration is planned for Sat., March 7. Tickets for all performances are available at www.primestage.com.

O’Hara Elementary School Multicultural Night
Fri., Mar. 6, 5:30-8pm, 115 Cabin Lane, O'Hara Township. The O’Hara Elementary School 10th Annual Multicultural Night will include numerous cultural performances. A wide variety of food will be available for purchase, along with educational booths, a photo booth and face painting. Hosted by the elementary World Language Department, organized by elementary Spanish teacher Jessica Taylor. Free. For more info, visit http://multiculturalnight.wordpress.com.

Fox Chapel High School Presents Legally Blonde the Musical
March 5-7, 7pm, March 8, 2pm. Fox Chapel High School, 611 Field Club Rd., O’Hara Township. Tickets are $13 each and all seats are reserved. Purchase through web.fcasd.edu/tickets.

Shaler Area High School presents Shrek the Musical
Friday and Saturday, Mar. 6-7 and 13-14, 7pm. Sun., March 8, 2pm. Shaler High School Auditorium, 381 Wible Run Road. Tickets are $13/reserve seating or $10/general admission. Senior citizens are invited to attend the dress rehearsal performance on Thurs., Mar. 5 at 5pm for free. Tickets are available online at www.showclix.com/event/sahs-musical-2020, in the Activities Office or at high school ticket booth. For more info, call 412-492-1200/Press 8 and ext. 1530.

Notable Women of the Keystone State
Sat., Mar. 7, 9:30am, Ryan Room of the Zappala Student Center, La Roche University. Presented by AAUW North Hills Pittsburgh in celebration of the 100th anniversary of the women’s right to vote. Guest speaker Anne Madarasz is director of the curatorial division and chief historian of the Heinz History Center. Free and open to the public. RSVP to AAUWNorthHillsPgh@gmail.com by March 1. To learn more about AAUW North Hills Pittsburgh, visit https://northhills-pa.aauw.net.

Saturday Singles Dance
Sat., March 7 and March 21, 7:30pm-midnight, West View VFW, 386 Perry Highway, West View, 15229. For ages 40+. March 7: Pre-St. Patty’s Day Party featuring a Pot of Gold drawing. March 21: Great Gift Card Giveaway. Free swing dance lesson with Jared Clemens at 7:30pm. Call Dance Line 724-316-5029, email dancetonight09@aol.com, visit www.dancetonight.weebly.com.

Latodami Maple Syrup Making Demonstration
Sat., Mar. 7, 11:30am-1pm, Marshall Township Knob Hill Park. Learn how to identify and tap trees, collect and boil down the sap and make it table ready. You will learn everything you need to know so you can make your own maple syrup at home.  Great for Scout groups. Free, 30 people maximum. Call 724-935-2170 to register or for more information. All ages (children must be registered with a parent or guardian.)

March 13-15........................................................

Family History Conference
March 13, 1:30-4:30pm and 6:30-8:00pm; March 14, 9am-4pm, Greater Pittsburgh Masonic Center, 3579 Masonic Way, Pgh., 15237. The conference focuses on FamilySearch.org as well as Irish and overseas research. Participants may attend one of both days. Featured speaker is David E. Rencher. Registration is required. Contact NorthHillsGenealogists.org or conference@NorthHillsGenealogists.org.

Night at the Races
Fri., Mar.13, 6:30pm, Knights of Columbus in Bellevue, PA 15202. $15 includes beer, mixers and snacks; benefits Northgate football team and marching band. For tickets or to purchase a horse, contact Louise at treasurer@northgateflamesband.org.

OSWP Annual Orchid Show
Sat., March 14, noon-6pm and Sun., March 15, 9am-4pm. Crown Plaza Hotel, 16 Fort Couch Rd., Pgh., 15241. Get inspired by the beautifully crafted displays of live blooming orchids. Society members and expert orchid growers will be available to provide information about growing orchids, and free educational seminars will be held throughout both days of the show. Sponsored by the Orchid Society of Western Pennsylvania (OSWP). Free, donations welcome. For info, visit www.oswp.org.

A National Aviary Bus Tour: Waterfowl Migration
Sat., March 14, 8am-5pm. Start at National Aviary, 700 Arch St., Pgh, 15212. Join National Aviary Ornithologist Bob Mulvihill for the chance to see hundreds of waterfowl including ducks, grebes, loons, geese, and swans at resting and feeding sites, and keep a lookout for bald eagles and sandhill cranes. Planned stops include birding hotspots at Lake Arthur, Conneaut Marsh, and Pymatuning Reservoir. $95 nonmembers; $85 members (price includes a bag lunch). Call 412-258-9463 to register. Space is limited; reservations required.

Unitarian Church Minister Installation and Reception
Sun., Mar. 15, 4pm., Unitarian Universalist Church of the North Hills, 2359 West Ingomar Road, Pittsburgh, PA 15237. Members and friends of the Unitarian Universalist Church of the North Hills are invited to the installation of its new settled minister, Rev. Jane Thickstun. A reception will follow the ceremony.

March 20-22..........................

The Skyliners
Sat., Mar. 21, 2pm and 7:30pm., Cumberland Woods Village, 700 Cumberland Woods Drive, Allison Park, PA 15101. A regular at the Legacy Theatre, The Skyliners continue on their tradition of famous songs such as Since I Don’t Have You, Stardust, This I Swear, and so many others. 
Tickets are first-come, first-served. To order, call Brown Paper Tickets at 1-800-838-3006, Option 1 or visit www.TheLegacyLinup.com, where you can also see the complete schedule for 2020.

Latodami Maple Syrup Making Demonstration
Sat., Mar. 21, 10–11:30 am, North Park Latodami Nature Center. Learn how to identify and tap trees, collect and boil down the sap and make it table ready. You will learn everything you need to know so you can make your own maple syrup at home. Great for Scout groups. Free, 25 people max. Call 724-935-2170 to register or for more information. All ages (children must be registered with a parent or guardian.) Free. For more information and to register, visit alleghenycounty.us/latodami

Taste of Shaler
Sat., Mar. 21, 6-9:30pm, Elfinwild Volunteer Fire Hall, 2807 Mt. Royal Boulevard. Shaler Area Education Foundation will host its 5th annual fundraising event to benefit the students and academic programs of Shaler Area School District. Sample food from local restaurants committed to the Etna, Millvale, Shaler, and Reserve communities. Presale tickets are available at tasteofshaler.ticketleap.com/taste-of-shaler-area. $40 per person. For more info, scromac@verizon.net.

March 27-29..........................

Pine Creek Awareness Day
Sat., March 28, 11am-1pm. Fugh Hall, 27 Crescent Avenue, Etna, 15223. Join the Borough of Etna and its partners to learn about safety and how to be prepared for emergency situations. Get your questions answered about flooding, emergency preparedness, and much more. For info, 412-781-0569 x12, tlanderman@etnaborough.org.

Drama Awards
Sat., Mar. 28, 7pm, New Hazlett Theatre Center for the Performing Arts, North Side. Prime Stage Theatre is bringing the region its first Drama Awards to honor the talented high school students who create nonmusical plays at local schools. Special guest hosts are Aaron Bollinger, chair of theatre at Point Park University and associate artistic director at the Pittsburgh Playhouse, and Pittsburgh actor Brian Ceponis. Open to the public. Tickets at www.primestage.com.

ARTS & ENTERTAINMENT

Sisters of Divine Providence Lucky Number Ticket
Valid Jan. 1-Dec. 31, 2020.The Sisters of Divine Providence are pleased to announce the availability of the 2020 Lucky Number ticket. The fundraiser is based on the Pick 3 day and evening PA Lottery games. Each $25 number is valid from Jan. 1, 2020-Dec. 31, 2020. Daily winners receive a minimum of $25 up to $150 on select days throughout the year when their three-digit number is selected. Visit www.cdpsisters.org/LuckyNumber or call 412-635-5401. Supports the ministries and mission of the Sisters of Divine Providence.

Ballroom Dancing
First, third and fifth Fridays, Jan. 3-May 29, Orchard Hill Church, 2551 Brandt School Road. Certified instructor Bobby D teaches waltz, swing, cha and more. Come for the entire evening or just join in at 8pm for social dancing. Walk-ins welcome. $10 per person at the door.

Tai-Chi
Jan. 9-May 21, 11am-noon. Orchard Hill Church, Kidzburgh K-1 Classroom, 2551 Brandt School Rd., 15090. For ages 16+. Find balance, relieve stress, and build vitality with this class taught by Certified Instructor Xiaobo Huang La Presta. Experience movements with breathing techniques to rejuvenate your body, improve circulation, increase energy, and improve your immune system. $7 per class. 724-935-5555.

2020 Phipps Weddings Showcase
Sun., March 1, 6-9pm. Phipps Conservatory, One Schenley Park, Pittsburgh 15213. Enjoy a spectacular evening at Phipps while meeting event planning experts, photographers, florists, musicians, bakers and others who can make your wedding experience unforgettable. Open to engaged couples and immediate family members who are planning a wedding shower, ceremony or reception. $15 per person. Valet parking will be available for $5. Spaces are limited. www.phipps.conservatory.org

Free Matinee Movies
Mondays, March 2-30. Cumberland Woods Village, 700 Cumberland Woods Drive, Allison Park, PA 15101. Mar. 2, Downton Abbey, 2 and 7pm. Mar. 9, Where’d You Go Bernadette, 2pm. Mar. 16, Maleficient: Mistress of Evil, 2pm. Mar. 23, Last Christmas, 2pm. Mar. 30, Just Mercy, 2pm. Movies are first-come, first-seated. No reservations required. Visit www.TheLegacyLineup for complete listings. 412-635-8080.

Spring Musical Dress Rehearsal for Senior Citizens
Tues., Mar. 3, 3:45pm, Fox Chapel Area High School auditorium, 611 Field Club Rd., O’Hara Twp. Fox Chapel Area School District senior citizens are invited to attend the spring musical dress rehearsal of Legally Blonde performed by area high school students. Refreshments will be served prior to the performance at 3 p.m. in the auditorium lobby. Free for all Fox Chapel Area School District senior citizens age 60 and older. Reservations required. Call 412-967-2410. 

Now That This Happened, What Do I Do to Get My Life Back?
Tues., Mar. 3, 11 am, Cumberland Woods Village, 700 Cumberland Woods Drive, Allison Park, PA 15101. Paula Franetti, MS, CHC, CPT; author, speaker and founder of Rebound Planner shares how the struggles she faced in a long recovery from an auto accident led her to discover six principles that enabled her to heal at the age of 60. RSVP to 412-635-8080. Visit www.TheLegacyLineup for a complete listing.

Roses & Thorns
Mon, Mar. 9, 6:30pm, Pittsburgh Opera headquarters, 2425 Liberty Ave, Strip District. Pittsburgh Opera’s 2020 fashion show will delight fashionistas and arts-lovers alike. Inspired by the legendary opera Carmen, which opens March 28 at the Benedum Center, Roses & Thorns will combine the best in couture with top-shelf operatic entertainment. General admission is $45, which includes one Standing Room Ticket and a complimentary glass of wine. Tickets are available www.pittsburghopera.org/fashion or in person the night of the event.

Latodami All About Eagles
Mon., Mar.9, 6-7:30pm, North Park basketball parking lot on Kummer Road. Learn all about our county’s national symbol while observing North Park’s very own eagle pair at their nest site. Meet at the parking lot to hike the boardwalk to the Eagle’s Nest shelter. Ages 10 and up, 30 people max. Call 724-935-2170 to register or for more information.

Changing the Want Ads 
Tues., Mar. 10, 9:30am, Fox Chapel Presbyterian Church (corner Fox Chapel and Field Club roads). Join the AAUW, Fox Chapel Area Branch, for a viewing of the documentary Changing the Want Ads, a historical account of how the National Organization for Women (NOW) forced newspapers across the country to stop acting as arbiters of which jobs were appropriate for men and which for women. Dr. Patricia Ulbricht, Ph.D. will also discuss her multimedia project In Sisterhood: The Women’s Movement in Pittsburgh. Free and open to the public. For more info, email  lbtotten@comcast.net.

Latodami Young Nature Explorers – Maple Syrup Making
Tues., Mar. 10, 10–11:30 am, North Park Latodami Nature Center. Simple program on the history and method of making maple syrup at home. Free, 30 people max., ages 3-6 years. All participants (children and parents) must be registered. To register, visit alleghenycounty.us/latodami. 

Sealarks Women’s Group
Wed., March 11, 1pm, Memorial Park Church, 8800 Peebles Road, Allison Park, PA 15101. Meeting and program on hypnotherapy presented by Richard Bush. This group provides Christian fellowship and social activity for women alone–widowed, divorced or never married. All women alone are welcome to attend and consider joining the group. For info, call 412-487-7194.

Greater Pittsburgh Civil War Round Table Meeting
Mon., March 16, 7pm, Hampton Township Community Center, 1301 McCully Road, Allison Park. Allison Barash will moderate Civil War Jeopardy. Free and open to the public.

WPA Mushroom Club Meeting
Tues., March 17, 7pm, Beechwood Farms Nature Reserve, 614 Dorseyville Road, Pgh., 15238. Western Pennsylvania Mushroom Club monthly meeting. Includes a mushroom display table staffed by expert Identifiers. Free. Email cs4wpmc@gmail.com or visit www.wpamushroomclub.org.

Osteoarthritis of the Hand
Tues., Mar. 17, 11am, Cumberland Woods Village, 700 Cumberland Woods Drive, Allison Park, PA 15101. Dr. Trenton M. Gause, orthopedic hand and upper extremity surgeon at Tri Rivers Musculoskeletal Centers, and Megan Murray, certified hand therapist, UPMC Centers for Rehab Services, discuss the etiology, common symptoms, and treatment of osteoarthritis of the hand and wrist and how to manage this condition. RSVP to 412-635-8080. Visit www.TheLegacyLineup for complete program listings. 

Latodami Project Bluebird Box 
Wed., Mar. 18, 6– 8pm, North Park Latodami Nature Center. Calling all citizen scientists! Join the bluebird box team and learn all about bluebirds and how you can help prepare the North Park bird boxes for the spring breeding season. Participants can also adopt a group of boxes that can be monitored for activity throughout the summer. Free, 30 people max, ages 10 and up. Call 724-935-2170 to register or for more information. 

Just Ask Julian: Elder Law Questions Answered 
Thurs., Mar. 19, 1pm. Cumberland Woods Village, 700 Cumberland Woods Drive, Allison Park, PA 15101. Will my children be responsible to pay for my long-term care costs? Pennsylvania is one of several states that holds adult children responsible to pay for their parents’ long term care costs, regardless of whether the adult child has received any gifts or has any ongoing relationship with the parent. Speaker Julian Gray, certified elder law attorney, discusses some common mistakes that lead to this financial exposure. 412-635-8080.

La Roche FAFSA Completion Workshop
Sat., Mar. 21, 10am-noon, Huber Academic Center, Room 208, La Roche University. Computer lab access will be available for students and/or parents to complete their 2020-21 FAFSA forms, and financial aid counselors will be available to help with the process. Attendees are required to register and must bring their 2018 federal income tax returns, W-2 forms, and student and parent FSA IDs. Space is limited. Contact the Office of Financial Aid at 412-536-1125 or finaid@laroche.edu to register.

Latodami Beaver Hike
Mon., Mar. 23, 6-7:30pm, North Park Gold Star Shelter. Learn all about one of nature’s greatest engineers. Meet up at the Gold Star shelter then hike through the wetland to a beaver lodge. Dress well for outdoor weather including waterproof boots. Free, all ages, 25 people max. Call 724-935-2170 to register or for more information.

Dare 2B Tick Aware
Tues., Mar. 24, 7:30pm, Northmont United Presbyterian Church, 8169 Perry Highway, McCandless. Presented by the Longvue Acres Garden Club. Featuring Karen Ruberto, a PA Lyme Resource Network representative. Free and open to the public. For more info, contact longvueacresgardenclub1950@gmail.com.

10th Annual Pittsburgh Entrepreneur Conference and Honoring Extraordinary Women Awards
Wed., Mar. 25, noon-4:30pm, followed by an Entrepreneur Mixer, 5-7pm., Crown Plaza Pittsburgh South, 164 Fort Couch Rd., Pgh., 15241. Hosted by the Women’s Small Business Association. www.WSBAConference.com.

Latodami Over the Log Nature Crafts – Natural Dyes
Thurs., Mar. 26, 4:30 pm–6pm, North Park Latodami Nature Center. Learn about a centuries-old tradition that signifies the coming of spring and new life while working with natural plant materials to color cloth and eggs. $8 Allegheny County residents; $10 nonresidents. Ages 5 and up, all individuals attending the program must be registered. 10 people max. Call Assistant Naturalist Debra for more information, 412-848-8432 or register at visit alleghenycounty.us/latodami.

My Old Books: Trash or Treasures
Tues., Mar. 31, 11am, Cumberland Woods Village, 700 Cumberland Woods Drive, Allison Park, PA 15101. Michael J. Dabrishus, librarian emeritus, University of Pittsburgh provides insight on what makes a book rare or collectible, why some old books are valuable, and what resources are available for assistance in decision making. RSVP to 412-635-8080. Visit www.TheLegacyLineup for complete program listings. 

Pennsylvania Goes to the Polls—A Visual Journey of PA Presidential Artifacts
Thurs., April 2, 7pm, Sewickley Heights History Center, 901 Glen Mitchell Rd, Sewickley, 15143. Artifacts on display from the personal collection of Steve Mihaly focusing on William McKinley/Theodore Roosevelt (1896-1908), Franklin D. Roosevelt (1932-1945) and Dwight Eisenhower/John F. Kennedy (1952-1963). Presentation April 2, exhibit open through the month of April. Free.

Spring into Fun
Sat., April 4, 9:30-11:30am. Come plant, paint, play and more! Free event for all ages! Registration encouraged at crossroadspastorniki@gmail.com Crossroads Presbyterian Church, 3281 Wexford Road, Gibsonia, 15044. 724-935-3636

Gender Equity for Women in Madagascar
Tues., April 14, 9:30am, Fox Chapel Presbyterian Church (corner Fox Chapel and Field Club roads). Sthela Gun Holly Hanitrinirina, founder, Gender Justice for Madagascar, discusses gender and educational empowerment projects in Madagascar. Presented by AAUW, Fox Chapel Area Affiliate. The presentation is open to the public and free of charge.

Mummies of the World: The Exhibition
Through April 19, 2020. Carnegie Science Center, One Allegheny Ave., Pittsburgh, 15212. Explore 125 real mummies and related artifacts from across the at Carnegie Science Center’s PPG SCIENCE PAVILION™. The exhibition enthralls guests with dramatic displays of the mummies and their personal stories, as well as state-of-the-art multimedia stations that take visitors on a 4,500-year journey. Tickets on sale now. www.CarnegieScienceCenter.org

Entry Submissions Open for North Pittsburgh Quilters Guild Quilt Show 
Friday, April 24-Sunday, April 26, Ross Township Community Center. This year’s theme is Log Cabin Fever. More than 100 quilts will be displayed along with a variety of vendors, and chances to win a dream basket, sewing machines and a quilt appraisal. Entry submissions are open to the public for this juried show. Tickets to win the Log Cabin Raffle Quilt are being sold by members and available in local quilt shops. For more info, www.NPQG.org.

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. Health 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 Encompass Health 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. www.anchorpointcounselingministry.org 

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

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.

DivorceCare
Thursdays, Jan. 9-April 2, 7-9pm., Orchard Hill Church, 2551 Brandt School Rd., Rm. 206 15090. Student Ministry Room, Upper Level. The road to healing from the heartache of divorce is not meant to be traveled alone. Team members facilitate small group discussion to support members and provide a caring environment as they explore biblical insights into loneliness, depression, and new relationships. 

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

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 Encompass Health 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 www.lupuspa.org.

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, info@namiswpa.org

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

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

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 d.reckless@mrsphysicaltherapy.com.

Parent-Child Alienation
Meets 1st & 3rd Thursday of the month, 7-8:30pm. Orchard Hill Church, 2551 Brandt School Rd., Rm. 204, 15090. Finding comfort, encouragement and hope for restoration through the pain of broken family relationships. For parents, grandparents, children and other family members.

Recovery from Codependency
Meets Thursdays, 7-9pm, Orchard Hill Church, Kidzburgh,4-5 grade rm., 2551 Brandt School Rd., 15090. Find support with others to transform brokenness, heal emotional damage from the past, and mend shattered relationships. If you are working through a relationship with an addict, combine recovery and spirituality to work through this 12-step program.

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 Encompass Health 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 www.anchorpointcounselingministry.org.