HUNTER-TRAPPER CLASS - On Aug. 17 from 9-5 at the 4-H building at the county fairgrounds. Prior to attending a class, you must complete online independent study which will take approximately 4 hours. To register for classes and to access the online training log onto: www.pgc.state.pa.us and click on the Hunter-Trapper Education Classes link. Current scheduled classes are below.
SCHOOL CLOTHING DRIVE - First Baptist Church of Waynesburg is hosting its annual School Clothes Distribution on August 17 from 9 to 11 a.m. Doors open at 8:30 for registration. Haircuts and gently used clothing are available for free. New items can be purchased at extreme discounts. No proof of income required. It is a community event that serves Greene County area children in need of school clothing to start the year.
ANNUAL ZOO TRIP - Saturday, August 17. From 8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Enjoy a day with the family at the Pittsburgh Zoo & Aquarium with Bowlby! Ages 2 & younger are free; older children/adults is a $15 admission. Pack a lunch or purchase food at the zoo. Transportation cost is included in admission price.
UFO/PARANORMAL SESSION - Monday, August 19 with Fred Saluga, 5-6:45 p.m. Returning to the Bowlby Libray by popular demand! Saluga started researching UFOs, Bigfoot and other paranormal phenomena in 70’s while a police officer. He is the Pennsylvania & West Virginia MUFON State Director and coordinator of the entity research project. Created and runs the following groups: West Virginia Center for Unexplained events, Fayette County Pennsylvania Bigfoot Research Group. Developed and instructed the following groups at The Eastern Gateway Community College, Steubenville, Ohio: Cryptozoology, Ufology, Conspiracy Theories. Free & Open to the Public.
BABYSITTING CERTIFICATION CLASS - On Tuesdays, August 20 and 27, 4;30-6:30 p.m., for ages 11 & older. Must attend both sessions to receive certification. For more information or to register, please call 724-627-9776.
CPR/AED TRAINING [AHA] - Saturday, August 24, 10:30 a.m.-2:30 p.m. Certification/Re-Certification offered at Bowlby Library for Adult, Child & Infant first aid, choking, AED. For ages 10 & up; limited to first 12 registrations. Cost: $88 due on that Saturday by cash, check or debit/credit. For more info call the library at 724-627-9776.
COOKBOOK CLUB – Monday, August 26 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. For more info, call 724-627-9776.
ARTS AND CRAFT SHOW - Aug. 30 and 31 and Sept. 1 and 2 at the Westmoreland Fairgrounds, 123 Blue Ribbon Lane, Greensburg. There will be over 200 booths with exhibitors from 13 states. Plus live entertainment and children's activities. For more information, call 724-863-4577 or visit familyfestivals.com.
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.
MOVIE NIGHTS @ BOWLBY – This summer we will be featuring classic movies every Wednesday evening beginning promptly at 5 p.m. FREE snack and beverage!
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.
BOWLBY BOOK CLUB - meets on the 2nd Monday of every month at 6:00 p.m. New members are always welcome! Book discussion on Lisa Wingate's "Before We Were Yours."
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.