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SANTA COMES TO TOWN - Tonight, at 6:30 p.m. at the Rices Landing lockwall gazebo, Santa and one of his elves will arrive by fire truck. The pair will be available for photos and will pass out treat bags until 8 p.m.

BOWLBY BOOK CLUB - meets on the 2nd Monday (Dec. 9) of every month at 6 p.m. New members are always welcome!

READING COMPETITION TEAM - Bowlby Library is seeking kids who LOVE to read to join our Reading Team for competition in May! Join us on Tuesday, Dec. 10 at 5 p.m.

MOVIE NIGHTS AT BOWLBY – Enjoy a movie at the library on Wednesday evening beginning at 6 p.m. FREE popcorn and beverage!

Dec. 11 - Christmas with the Kranks

Dec. 18 - The Grinch

CIVIC CLUB - The Carmichaels Women's Civic Club will meet on Thursday, Dec. 12 at 6 p.m. at the Carmichaels Methodist Church Fellowship Hall. This will be the club's annual Christmas party. All members are reminded to bring a covered dish to this event, as well as family members and friends. Toiletries for the Domestic Violence Center and hand and foot warmers for the military will be collected at the meeting. New members are welcome.

BOWLBY KNITTING CLUB - The Knitting Club meets twice a month on the second and fourth Thursdays - Dec. 12 and 26 at 11 a.m. All skill levels welcome!

AFTER HOURS HOLIDAY PJ PARTY - Friday, Dec. 13, 4-8 p.m. at Bowlby Library. Wear your favorite comfy PJ's and join us for holiday party games, snacks, and crafts!

BOWLBY LEGO CLUB - meets Saturdays, Dec. 14 and 28 at 11 a.m.

COOKBOOK CLUB – Monday, Dec. 16 at 6 p.m. at Bowlby. Theme: Cookie Exchange. If you like to cook, this is the club for you! Let’s get together and try new recipes every month. For more info, call 724-627-9776

POP-UP HOLIDAY STORY CLASS - Tuesday, Dec. 17 at Bowlby. Toddlers at 10:30 a.m. and preschoolers at 1:30 p.m. Call to register at 724-627-9776.

TEEN ADVISORY GROUP (TAG) - will meet on Tuesday, Dec. 17 at 5 p.m. at Bowlby. Bring a friend for twice the fun!

BROWN BAG BOOK CLUB - meets on the 3rd Wednesday (Dec. 18) of every month at noon at Bowlby. New member are always welcome; bring your lunch!

CASH, GIFT CARD RAFFLE - Winner gets $1,500 in cash and over $1,000 in gift cards. Tickets cost $10 and have two numbers. Tickets are based on the State Lottery on the Pick 3 number on March 14, 2020. Call 724-627-6366 for more info.

AFTER SCHOOL TUTORING - The Family Literacy Department at the Bowlby Public Library offers FREE After School tutoring and homework help for grades K-12. The literacy department also offers free test preparation for the GED, Civil Service exams, Drivers Licensing and Life skills. Any adult wishing to brush up on their basic reading and math skills can do so at no charge. To make an appointment, or more information, please call the Family Literacy Department at 724-627-9776.

ADULT SUMMER READING - The Bowlby Library invites adults to the library this summer for the "A Universe of Stories" adult summer reading program. We will explore the wonders of our universe and learn about the solar system. Patrons are invited to try something new: learn new facts about space, read a new book, try a new craft, and meet new people! Pick up a flyer at the library or visit our website at www.evakbowlby.org

PA WOMEN WORK - Pennsylvania Women Work, in partnership with PA CareerLink in Washington and Greene Counties, will launch its proven New Choices program to support local job-seekers in finding new or better employment. Classes are offered at both the PA CareerLink Washington and Greene County locations until Dec. 3 on Tuesdays and Thursdays. The Greene County class will run from 9 a.m. – noon, and the Washington County class will be 1 – 4 p.m. For more information or to sign up to participate, call PA Women Work at 412-742-4362 or visit www.pawomenwork.org.

BEREAVEMENT SUPPORT GROUP - Concordia Hospice of Washington is hosing a bereavement support group on the second Wednesday of every month at the Waynesburg First Church of the Nazarene, 115 Deerfield Lane. For more information call Paul Lesher 724-2504500 ext. 2109.

BOOK CLUB - Flenniken Library offers an Elementary and Middle School reading competition book club on the second and fourth Wednesday of each month from 6-7 p.m.

TODDLER TIME - Every Friday from 11 a.m. to noon, bring your child to Flenniken Library for Toddler Time with Miss Norma. We will sing a song, read a book and make a craft. This class is free of charge, but registration is required. Class is open to children ages 1-3.

STORY TIME - Every Tuesday from 11 a.m. to noon, bring your child to Flenniken library for story time with Miss Norma. They will sing a song, read a book and make a craft. This class is free of charge, but registration is required. Class is open to children ages 3 to 5.

CRAFTERNOONS - Flenniken Library hosts this every Thursday from 3:30—5 p.m. It is open to school aged children so drop in for a weekly craft project free of charge.

COLORING CLUB - The Flenniken Public Library in Carmichaels hosts its Coloring Club for Adults on the third Tuesday of each month at 6 p.m. Colored pencils and coloring sheets are available, but those attending are welcome to bring their own. For more info, call the library at 724-966-5263.

COLORING PROGRAM - The Eva K. Bowlby Library in Waynesburg is presenting "Color Outside the Lines," a program for adults who may be interested in the latest craze of adult coloring books. Coloring books are not just for children. The process of coloring has been shown to be stress-reducing, calm-inducing and joy-producing, for people of all ages. The library will provide coloring sheets and supplies to get you started. Join the library weekly every Wednesday from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. or from 6 to 8 p.m.

WEIGHT SUPPORT - T.O.P.S. (Take Off Pounds Sensibly) is a weight management support group that meets every Saturday at the Bowlby Library from 9:30 to 11:30 a.m. New members are always welcome.

SUPPORT MEETINGS - Steps Inside, Inc., 1790 Morris St., Waynesburg coordinated weekly recovery and support meetings for AA, NA and Al-Anon groups, open to the public. AA meetings are: Mondays, Wednesdays and Thursdays, noon at Steps Inside Inc.; Tuesdays, noon at First United Methodist Church in Waynesburg and 7:30 pm at Carmichaels Methodist Church Fellowship Hall; Fridays, noon at First United Methodist Church in Waynesburg and Saturdays, noon at Steps Inside and 7:30 pm at St. Ann's Catholic Church in Waynesburg. NA meetings are: Mondays, 7 pm at Steps Inside; Tuesdays, 7 pm at St. Paul's Lutheran Church in Carmichaels; Thursdays, 8 pm at St. Paul's Lutheran Church in Carmichaels; Fridays, 11 pm at Steps Inside and Sundays, 7 pm at Steps Inside. Al-Anon meetings are: Mondays, 7 pm at St. George Church in Waynesburg.

Death Notices

BOYD - Patricia Ann, 73, of Waynesburg, November 20.

CARPENTER - Roxanna Pearl Moore, 95, of Waynesburg, November 22.

CLARK - Margretta M., 92, of Waynesburg, November 29.

HEADLEE - Marion Daniel, 84, of New Castle, IN, formerly of Waynesburg, November 23.

KELLY - Jason. Family and friends will be received on Dec. 6 from 5-8 p.m. at Lesako Funeral Home in Carmichaels.

KLINE - Norma Jean, 82, of Rices Landing, December 2.

MEYERS - Kathryn L., 90, of Clarksville, December 1.

MURPHY - Kelli V. Fortney, 50, of Carmichaels, November 25.

RUTKOSKY - Mary Jo, 91, of Carmichaels, formerly of Crucible, November 27.

SIMMS - Violet V. (Blake), 71, of Wind Ridge, November 29.

SMITH - Bryan Lee, 60, of Crucible, formerly of Wauseon, OH, November 23.

SMITH - Judy A. (Tennant), 68, of Pine Bank, November 30.

SWEENY - Judith Ann (Cumpston), 69, of Mapletown, November 22.

WILLY - Arleigh “Babe” Jr., 67, of New Freeport, November 26.

WILLIAMS - Mary Kathleen, 92, of Dilliner, November 22.

WILSON - Elva Dee Simpson, 97, of Waynesburg, November 29.

Full obituaries can be purchased and placed through the Regional Obit Center, 800-222-6397.

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