RUMMAGE SALE - Rolling Meadows Church of God, 595 Rolling Meadows Rd. in Waynesburg, will host a rummage sale, bake sale and dine-in or take-out lunch on Oct. 12 8 a.m.-2 p.m. Lunch includes chicken noodle soup, vegetable soup, chili, hot dogs, sloppy joes and more.
BAGGED LUNCH BOOK CLUB - Meets on the third Wednesday of every month at Bowlby. Oct. 16 is the next meeting at noon; book discussion on The Great Gatsby. Bring your lunch and let's discuss a great book; new members welcome.
PENNDOT JOB FAIR - Oct. 16 from 11-7 at the PennDOT District 12 Greene County Office, 226 Elm Drive, Suite 102, Waynesburg, PA 15370. PennDOT employees will be available to discuss winter service openings within the District. Available positions include: CDL Operators, who must have valid PA CDL Class A or B with the Air Brake Restriction (L) lifted; and Diesel/Automotive Mechanics, who must have a CDL. Computers will be available, and staff will also be on hand to help interested participants navigate electronic application system for both civil and non-civil service opportunities.
AFTER HOURS: FALL FESTIVAL - Friday, October 18, 4-8 p.m. A Bowlby Library program for families - there will be autumn themed games, crafts & snacks! Alan Irvin will be our special guest sharing Ghost Stories!
TURKEY SUPPER - On Oct. 19 at Valley Chapel Church at Brock (139 Church Run Road, Spraggs, PA 15362). Serving starts at 5 p.m. and dinner includes turkey and all the fix-ins plus pumpkin pie and gingerbread, served family style. Admission is $12 for adults, $6 for kids 7-12 years old and free for those 6 years old and under.
LEGO BRICK MASTERS – Saturday, Oct. 19 at 11 a.m. at Bowlby. Lego Brick Masters "Build with a Buddy Month" Bring a friend or make a new friend at the library. Work together to master the building challenge!
TEEN ADVISORY GROUP – Meets twice a month at Bowlby on the 2nd/4th Tuesdays. This month's second session is Oct. 22 at 5 p.m.
FRIENDS & AUTHORS EVENING – Wednesday, October 23, 6 p.m. Friends of the Bowlby Library invite you to an evening of celebrating local authors! Free & open to the public.
HALLOWEEN PARADE - Waynesburg Lions Club annual Halloween Parade is set for Thursday, Oct. 24 at 6:30 p.m. Participants should assemble behind the Long Building in downtown Waynesburg (in the parking lot between High St. and Franklin St.) no later than 6:15 p.m. As in years past, age-group prizes will be presented to the prettiest, scariest and most original costumes. The age groups include pre-school, kindergarten, and first through sixth grade. Waynesburg Central high school and Margaret B. Miller middle school marching bands will lead the parade down High St. which concludes at PNC Bank. All participants will receive a treats bag at the end of the parade compliments of the Waynesburg Lions Club.
BOWLBY KNITTING CLUB - The Knitting Club meets twice a month. Second meeting time this month is Oct. 24 from 11 a.m. - 1:30 p.m. All skill levels welcome!
PIE & BINGO – Friday, Oct. 25, 6-9 p.m. at Bowlby for ALL ages! Come play several games of bingo at the library; win prizes and enjoy some pizza & pie!
HAUNTED MANSION TOURS – Saturday, Oct. 26 from 6:30-9 p.m. Alan Irvin will be our guest telling his wonderful Ghost Stories, and then join a tour group through the four floors of Bowlby Library, viewing different ghastly spectacles that only appear after dark. You may even encounter Mrs. Bowlby! Be prepared for a creepy, crawly haunted experience! NOT recommended for children under the age of 8yrs.
COOKBOOK CLUB – Monday, Oct. 28 at 6 p.m. at Bowlby Theme: TBA. If you like to cook, this is the club for you! Let’s get together and try new recipes every month. FMI call 724.627.9776
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 from Oct. 29–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.
CHICKEN AND BISCUIT DINNER - On Saturday Nov. 9 at 5 p.m. at the East Frankling Grange. Pre-purchased tickets are $10 and proceeds benefit the Waynesburg Community Center. Call 724-627-6366 for more information.
3RD ANNUAL TURKEY TROT 5K Run/Walk and 1K Children’s Wobble Gobble Fun Run – Saturday, Nov. 23. Register early - www.runsignup.com or stop at the Circulation Desk for a registration form.
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
NASHVILLE TRIP - Nathanael Greene CDC is planning a 4-day trip to Nashville on October 2th-6th. Pick up will be in Fayette and Greene County and Morgantown starting at 5 a.m. Cost is $1,100 dbl. per person, which includes lodging, transportation, four shows, four breakfasts, three lunches and one dinner. Also included; tour of the Titanic, Hatfield and McCoy Dinner Feud, Biltmore Estate Tour with lunch, Smoky Mountain Opry, General Jackson Show /lunch, Grand Ole Opry We will also tour RCA Studio and the Country Music Hall of Fame. Free time in Gatlinburg and Nashville to shop and explore. If interested contact firstname.lastname@example.org or call 724-943-4462.
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.