Parish Festivals & Golf Outings


Below is a listing of parish festivals and charity golf outings submitted to the Pittsburgh Catholic and published May 10, 2019, in our special Parish Festival & Charity Golf Outing Guide. The Festivals and Charity Golf Outings are occurring throughout the six-county diocese from May through October 2019.Individual listings will be publishedin the Around the Diocese section throughout theupcoming months, and will be listed in the monthly calendar.

Festivals are listed by date and then location.



St. Bernard School,Mount Lebanon

Thursday, May 16, bingo only; Friday-Saturday, May 17-18, 6-10 p.m., back parking lot, 401 Washington Road. Attractions include face painting, book fair, games and more. Featuring an ethnic food fair, with Polish, Irish, Vietnamese and Mexican food, and an American grill. Also, St. Bernard apple pies, funnel cakes and more. Entertainment provided by St. Bernard School band and Shovlin Academy of Dance.

St. Elizabeth, Pleasant Hills

White elephant pre-sale, Sunday, May 19, 1-3 p.m., with $5 admission. Festival, Monday-Saturday, May 20-25, 6-10:30 p.m., 1 Grove Place. Attractions include rides, games, bake sale, big money raffle (with chance to win up to $10,000), huge white elephant sale from 6-9 p.m. and more. Food menu includes “famous” homemade doughnuts, hamburgers, hot dogs, pizza, french fries and hot sausage. Nightly food specials: Monday, turkey croissant; Tuesday, kielbasa with sauerkraut; Wednesday, taco salad; Thursday, pulled pork with coleslaw; Friday, cabbage and noodles; Saturday, chili and chili corn dogs. Entertainment: Tuesday, car cruise; Thursday, new car display from Dean Honda; Friday, South Hills Dance Studio; Saturday, South Hills music performance.

St. Ursula, Allison Park

Flea market “pre-market,” Sunday, May 26, 6-8 p.m. Festival, Monday-Saturday, May 27-June 1, starting at 6:30 p.m. (flea market opens at 5:30 May 27 and 6 p.m. May 28-June 1), 3937 Kirk Ave. Attractions include games of skill and chance, rides, moonwalk, bingo, grand raffle (with top prize of $10,000), 50/50 progressive raffle, basket raffles and more. Food menu includes hot sausage, haluski, hot dogs, pulled pork, baked goods, funnel cakes, ice cream, candy, pizza, sno-cones, pretzels, nachos and more. Dinners: spaghetti dinner, Wednesday, May 29, 4:30-7 p.m., sponsored by Blessed Trinity Academy; Saturday, 4:30-7 p.m., stuffed chicken dinner. Entertainment begins at 7 p.m.; Tuesday, The Brass Staff; Wednesday, Weird Paul and comedy of Elliott Burns; Thursday, Sonic Delite with Father Aaron Kriss; Friday, Bobby 5.


St. Margaret, Green Tree

Wednesday-Saturday, June 5-8, 6-10 p.m. (6-11 p.m. Friday and Saturday), 310 Mansfield Ave. Attractions include Ferris wheel, instant bingo, dunk tanks, $10,000 cash raffle and more. Food menu features deep-fried candy bars, funnel cakes, Philly cheese steak, chicken tenders, hand-cut french fries, fresh-squeezed lemonade and more. Disc jockey nightly.

St. Maurice, Forest Hills

Wednesday-Saturday, June 5-8, 7-10 p.m. (7-11 p.m. Friday and Saturday, with dinners starting at 4:30 p.m.), 2001 Ardmore Blvd. Attractions include bingo, white elephant sale, kids' area and more. Special dinner menu nightly, with food trucks on Wednesday. Nightly entertainment with live bands and dance schools.

Parish grouping ofSt. Anne and St. Winifredat St. Anne, Castle Shannon

Monday-Saturday, June 10-15, starting at 7 p.m. (dinners from 5-7:30 p.m.), parish and school grounds, 4040 Willow Ave. (located at Port Authority's St. Anne trolley stop). Attractions include large flea market, bingo, rides, games for all ages and more. New this year, a car raffle, featuring a 2019 Honda CRV, to be drawn Saturday night. Food booths open at 7 p.m., serving hot dogs, hamburgers, pizza, french fries, funnel cakes, ice cream and fresh homemade doughnuts. Dinners served from 5-7:30 p.m. Monday-Friday. Sponsored by parish grouping of St. Anne and St. Winifred parishes.

St. Thomas More andSt. John Capistran parish groupingat St. Thomas More andPerryman Activity Center (school),Bethel Park

Flea market pre-sale, Saturday, June 15, 9 a.m.-3 p.m., Perryman Activity Center. Festival, Wednesday-Saturday, June 19-22, 6-10 p.m. (5-11 p.m. Saturday), 126 Fort Couch Road. Attractions, Chevrolet car raffle (or $12,600 cash), Kidzone, rides, games, bingo and more. Super flea market open until closing (rain or shine) every night that includes special “Fantastic Baublehead Jewelry Boutique.” Outside food booths feature funnel cakes, ice cream, sno-cones, fresh-cut french fries, hamburgers, hot dogs, sausage, chicken, fresh-squeezed lemonade, cookies, pork barbecue, pizza, pierogies, haluski, popcorn, beverages, beer/wine and more. Entertainment: Wednesday, 6-7 p.m. Shovlin Academy of Irish Dancers, 7-10 p.m. Corned Beef and Curry; Thursday, 6-7 p.m. talent show, 7-10 p.m. a live band (to be announced); Friday, 6-10 p.m. live band (to be announced); Saturday, 6-11 p.m., Ray Jay and The Carousels and Henny and the Versa J's.

St. Gregory, Zelienople

Parish's annual Lawn Fete, Thursday, June 20, 7-10 p.m., Friday, June 21, 7-11 p.m. and Saturday, June 22, 6-11 p.m., 2 W. Beaver St. Featuring rummage sale in Bergman Event Center, which opens at 9 a.m. Thursday and Friday, and noon Saturday. Other attractions include bingo, big money raffle, giant slide, moonwalk, bake sale, plant stand, kiddie games, Chinese auction and more. Beaver Falls Hair Academy will be doing hairstyles/chalking and face painting. Funnel cakes and full refreshment stand with nightly specials. Dinner specials nightly, including sides, dessert and beverage (no beverage with takeout): Thursday, stuffed peppers; Friday, baked or fried fish; Saturday, pulled pork/brisket. Entertainment: Thursday, karaoke contest, 6-10 p.m.; Friday and Saturday, This That and The Other Thing band. For information, visit www.stgregparish.org.

Immaculate Conception Parish andJohn F. Kennedy School,Washington

Friday-Saturday, June 21-22, 6-10 p.m., 119 W. Chestnut St. (dinners) and 135 W. Chestnut St (games and food). Attractions include games of skill and chance, auction items, kids' area and more. Nightly food menu includes hot dogs, hamburgers, funnel cakes, pizza, desserts and more. Dinners: Friday, fish; Saturday, spaghetti. Live entertainment nightly.

St. ThomasBecket,Jefferson Hills

Thursday-Saturday, June 27-29, 6-11 p.m., 139 Gill Hall Road. Attractions include super auction, flea market, bingo, games, rides by C&L Shows and more. Featuring Sky Jumpers on Thursday (postponed in the event of bad weather). Food menu includes hamburgers, hot dogs, pizza, kielbasa, hot sausage, haluski and homemade doughnuts, bake sale, beer and wine coolers and more. Nightly entertainment from 7-10 p.m.: Thursday, Shot-O-Soul; Friday, Soul Searchers; Saturday, Abilene and Gas House Annie bands.


OPV Parish FestivalatSt. John the Baptist, Plum

Parishes of Oakmont, Plum and Verona festival, Wednesday and Thursday, July 10-11, 6:30-10 p.m., Friday, July 12, 6-10:30 p.m., Saturday, July 13, 5-10:30 p.m., 444 St. John St., Attractions include bingo, bake sale, rummage sale, kiddieland, games, rides, basket auctions, grand raffle, nightly 50/50 and more. Food menu includes potato patch, bake sale, funnel cakes, fresh lemonade, beer and wine, hot dogs, hamburgers, pizza, kielbasa, steak sandwiches, pulled pork, corn dogs, tacos, grilled half chicken, hot sausage, salads, chicken strips, haluski, fruit cup, coleslaw and more. Nightly dinners, served from 6-10 p.m. (6-10:30 p.m. Friday and 5-10:30 p.m. Saturday): Wednesday, stuffed cabbage and pierogies; Thursday, lasagna; Friday, “famous” fish; Saturday, stuffed chicken breast. New this year, two nightly kids' meal options. Entertainment nightly from 7:15-10 p.m.: Wednesday, The Kosmix (polka); Thursday, Vince Tresco Band, with Disney sing-a-long hour; Friday, The Poor Souls Band; Saturday, Acoustic Diversion Band.

Our Lady of the Most BlessedSacrament, Natrona Heights

Wednesday-Saturday, July 10-13, 6-10:30 p.m. (5-10:30 p.m. Saturday), school grounds, 800 Montana Ave. Attractions include bingo, rides, games, basket bonanza, cash raffle ($5,000 total cash prizes) and more. Daily food menu includes homemade stuffed cabbage, pierogies, cabbage and noodles, barbecue pork, hot sausage, hot dogs, pizza, kielbasa, funnel cake and more. Entertainment nightly from 7-10: Wednesday, Risen to Save with Curt Marino and Marcie Covey; Thursday, Sweet Judys (tribute to Crosby, Stills and Nash); Friday, American Pie; Saturday, Dick Tady Orchestra.

Parish Grouping 212:St. Angela Merici,Corpus Christi, St. Patrickand St. Robert Bellarmineat St. Angela Merici, White Oak

Thursday-Saturday, July 11-13, 6-10 p.m., 1640 Fawcett Ave. Attractions include flea market, basket raffle, Kids' Korner, gaming area, midway games, bingo, bake sale and more. Menu includes ethnic favorites as stuffed cabbage, haluski and pierogies. Also, grill favorites, Italian booth with homemade pizza, hot sausage, sweet shop and more. Plus, express service, with kid favorites and walking tacos. Nightly entertainment at 7 and 8:30, including Magician Chuck Caputo, Kids' Kingdom, DJ April, interactive music, karaoke and visits by mascots.

St. Jude, Wilmerding

Thursday-Saturday, July 11-13, 6-10 p.m. (food served 5:30-10 p.m.), 405 Westinghouse Ave. Attractions include flea market, bingo, games, Chinese auction, daily 50/50 raffle and more. Delicious ethnic food menu, including homemade pierogies, stuffed cabbage, haluski, hot sausage, stuffed shells with meatballs, kielbasa, fish sandwiches, baked goods, funnel cakes and more. Live entertainment nightly from 6:30-9:30 p.m.: Thursday, 2 For the Road; Friday, Buddy Mac Band; Saturday, ethnic music by Trubaduri.

All Saints, Etna

Wednesday-Saturday, July 17-20, starting at 6:30 p.m., church grounds on Dewey Street. Attractions include kiddie rides, games, instant bingo, $500 raffle nightly ($3,000 raffle Saturday) and more. Bingo played in air-conditioned hall starting at 7:30 p.m. Nightly food menu, starting at 7 p.m., includes hamburgers, hot dogs, hot sausage and nightly specials. Also, pizza, hot pretzels, french fries, funnel cakes and Hawaiian shaved ice. Dinners, served from 5-7 p.m., are $10 for adults, $6 for children, with takeout available. Dinner menu: Wednesday, baked chicken; Thursday, steak; Friday, baked fish; Saturday, turkey and stuffing. Live entertainment starting at 7:30 p.m.: Wednesday, Mike Arnold (folk rock); Thursday, kids' night, with Ideal Dance and Magician Al Mazing; Friday, Time Tested (classic rock); Saturday, Kardaz (music of 60s and 70s).

Holy Apostles, Baldwin

Wednesday-Saturday, July 17-20, 6:30-11 p.m., St. Albert the Great Church grounds, 3198 Schieck St. (near Churchview Avenue). Attractions include rides by Reinhart Amusements, games of skill and chance for all ages, nightly grand raffle drawing (with up to $10,000 in prizes), 50/50, Chinese auction, flea market, bingo and more. Featuring favorite festival foods and drinks, including hamburgers, cheeseburgers, hot dogs, steak hoagies, kielbasa and sauerkraut, hot sausage, potato pancakes, chicken on a stick, walking tacos, fresh-cut french fries, stuffed cabbage, pierogies, haluski, chicken wings, pizza, pulled-pork sandwiches, corn dogs, ice cream, milkshakes, funnel cakes, chicken tenders, nachos, deep-fried provolone wheels, hot pretzels, fresh squeezed lemonade and soft drinks. Dinners, served from 4-6:30 p.m. (5-9 p.m. Saturday): Wednesday, meatloaf; Thursday, spaghetti; Friday, fish sandwich; Saturday, Chef Steve's rib and chicken barbecue. Entertainment nightly, from 7-10 p.m.: Wednesday, Madel Jager Band (German, Austrian, Slovenian and American classics); Thursday, The District Band (classic rock, blues and country); Friday, Gone South Band (southern rock); Saturday, Festival of Praise band. Off-street parking available. For information, call 412-884-7744.

St. Damien of Molokai,Monongahela

Friday and Saturday, July 19-20, 5-10:30 p.m., parish park, First and Main streets (behind Dierken's Pharmacy). Attractions include bake sale, bingo, basket raffle, adult and children's games, Ripepi Winery, small games of chance and more. Various ethnic food served, including Italian, Slovak and American. Also, pizza, wings, funnel cakes, ice cream, barbecue, fresh cut french fries, fresh squeezed lemonade and more. Entertainment nightly from 7-10: Friday, The Nutones (country, polka, rock); Saturday, The Epics (Doo-Wop). Parking available, and admission is free. Special Mass in park on Saturday, July 20 at 4 p.m.


Flea market, Saturday, July 20, 8 a.m.-1 p.m., festival, Thursday-Saturday, July 25-27, 6-10 p.m., 7 Chalfonte Ave. Attractions include Kids' Kingdom, games, bingo, flea market, basket raffle, Oasis and more. Dinners; Thursday, ham, green beans, haluski, roll, scalloped potatoes, cole slaw; Friday, fish, macaroni and cheese applesauce, cole slaw; Saturday, chicken marsala or picata, side of pasta and sauce, green salad, bread. Refreshments stands featuring funnel cakes, bakery and more. Disc jockey will be providing entertainment nightly, with karaoke on Friday.

Madonna del Castello, Swissvale

Thursday-Saturday, July 25-27, starting at 7 p.m. (dinners at 4 p.m.), 2021 S. Braddock Ave. Attractions include bingo, super slide, T-shirt sale, basket raffle, games for all ages and “Casa Dolce” bake sale. Dinner menu features homemade Italian food, with meatballs, hot sausage, eggplant and stuffed peppers served nightly. Dinner specials: Thursday, cavatelli; Friday, linguine with clams; Saturday, manicotti. Also serving “famous” fried dough, Veltre's pizza, hot dogs, nachos and popcorn nightly. Entertainment: Thursday, 6 p.m., Letter Carriers Band; Friday, 7 p.m. Lorraine Busch Dance Center; Saturday, 7 p.m., dance show. Parking available in the Noble Street parking lot.

St. Agnes, West Mifflin

Friday and Saturday, July 26-27. For information, visit www.one4him.org.

St. Alexis, Wexford

Wednesday-Saturday, July 31-Aug. 3, 6-11 p.m., 10090 Old Perry Highway, Wexford. Proceeds benefit Blessed Seelos Academy. Attractions include bingo Wednesday and Friday, rides, games and more. Food menu features funnel cakes, hot dogs, ice cream, pizza, french fries, nightly specials from local restaurants and more. Dinners served Thursday and Saturday. Local dance and vocal schools will perform nightly. Entertainment will also include Time Tested and Kardaz bands. For information, visit www.stalexisfestival.com


Holy Trinity, Robinson Township

Thursday-Saturday, Aug. 1-3, 6-11 p.m., 5720 Steubenville Pike. Attractions include casino, bingo, food trucks, games, rides and white elephant sale, entertainment and more. Proceeds benefit the New Archangel Gabriel School.

South Allegheny ParishGrouping ofSt. Mark, St. Michael andQueen of Rosaryat St. Mark, Liberty Borough

Thursday-Saturday, Aug. 1-3, 6-11 p.m. (5-11 p.m. Saturday), 3210 Liberty Way. Attractions include rides, games, cash prize drawings, nightly prizes, specialty basket raffles, bingo, flea market, children's area and more. Food menu includes haluski, stuffed cabbage, pierogies, hot sausage and more. Disc Jockey Tim will spin tunes nightly from 5-11 p.m. Other entertainment: Friday, 7-9 p.m., Tim Litvin and The Nature Boy Band (country music); Saturday, 5:30-8:30 p.m., Jack Tady and the Tady Bears (polka), 5:30-8:30 p.m.

Northern Butler CountyFamily Festivalat St. Christopher, Prospect

Friday, Aug. 2, 4-10 p.m., and Saturday, Aug. 3, 5-10 p.m. (following outdoor Mass at 4 p.m.), 229 N. Franklin St. Attractions include children's bouncie, games, bingo kids' corner, flea market, country store, basket raffles, instant bingo, meat package raffle, banner game, history tent, sewing tent and more. Meat package raffle, three for $5, or $2 each, with two drawings each night at 9. Food menu includes walking tacos, pizza, gyros, grape leaves, baklava, potato pancakes, hamburgers, hot dogs, french fries, hot sausage, chicken tenders, haluski, pierogies, kielbasa and sauerkraut, barbecue chicken and more. Also, homemade pies and ice cream, sno-cones and funnel cakes Entertainment: Friday, children's talent show; Saturday, 5-10 p.m. featuring Tamarack Cloggers, family karaoke, cabaret karaoke and more. Free festival shuttle bus from Prospect Presbyterian Church, 115 Church St.

St. Mary of the Assumption,Herman

Summer picnic, Sunday, Aug. 4, 11 a.m.-9 p.m., 821 Herman Road. Attractions include games, music and basket raffle. Serving ham or char-grilled chicken dinners, from 11 a.m.-5 p.m.

St. Valentine, Bethel Park

Wednesday-Saturday, Aug. 7-10, 2710 Ohio St.

New Castle CatholicCommunity Festivalat St. Vitus Church, New Castle

Wednesday-Saturday, Aug. 7-10, beginning at 6 p.m. Attractions include kiddieland, rides, games, Morra tournament, basket raffle, grand raffle (with $24,000 in total prize money), Baby Doll dance, fireworks and more. Food menu includes cavatelli, pasta fagioli, Italian sausage, sandwiches (meatball, steak and eggplant, pepperoni puffs “festival favorite,” fried dough, fresh tomato pizza, chicken or lamb on rod and more. Variety of desserts at “Casa de Dolce” (House of Italian Treats). Italian-American entertainment nightly, with Baby Doll dance Thursday at 9 p.m., and fireworks on Saturday at 10:30 p.m.

St. Mary of the Assumption,Glenshaw

Thursday-Saturday, Aug. 8-10, 6-10 p.m. (time for Saturday to be announced later), 2510 Middle Road. Attractions include children's rides, games, bake sale, craft corner, bingo, huge basket auction and more. Special 5K Saturday. An outdoor grill serving kielbasa, hot dogs, hamburgers, wings, french fries and more. Also, funnel cake booth, and children's refreshments featuring cotton candy and homemade lemonade. Dinner served nightly from 4:30-7 p.m. (5-8 p.m. Saturday): Thursday, turkey; Friday, pulled pork; Saturday, Polish platter. Entertainment nightly: Thursday, to be announced; Friday, 6:30-9:30 p.m., Kardaz; Saturday, 7-10 p.m., Dancing Queen.

St. Raphael, Morningside

Thursday, Aug. 8, 6:30-10:30 p.m., Friday, Aug. 9, 7-10:30 p.m., Saturday, Aug. 10, 6-10:30 p.m., Sunday, Aug. 11, 6-10:30 p.m., 1154 Chislett St. Attractions include games, bounce houses, flea market, used book sale, Chinese auction, raffles, bingo, bake sale, beer garden and more. Food menu includes cheese steak sandwich, sausage sandwich, funnel cake, cotton candy, kettle corn and daily food specials. Entertainment: Thursday, 6:30 p.m. parade, 7:30-8:30 p.m. magician Al Mazing, 8:30-10:30 p.m. Joe Coniglio; Friday, 8-10 p.m. Bel Airs (doo-wop); Saturday, 6:30-7:30 p.m. Al Mazing, 7-10:30 p.m. Scheer Element (rock music); concludes with St. Rocco festival Sunday, featuring procession of St. Rocco statue at 6 p.m., followed by music with Ray Massa's Eurorhythms and concludes with fireworks at 10:15 p.m.

St. Ferdinand, Cranberry Township

Family festival, Friday, Aug. 9, 6-10 p.m., Saturday, Aug. 10, 5-10 p.m., Sunday, Aug. 11, 4-9 p.m., 2535 Rochester Road. Attractions include bingo, kiddieland, face painting, bake sale, country kitchen, boutique, raffles, games, train rides, theme basket raffles and more. White elephant hours: 5-9 p.m. Friday; 4-9 p.m. Saturday; 3-8 p.m. Sunday. Dinners: Friday, 4-8 p.m., Italian; Saturday, 4-8 p.m., chicken barbecue; Sunday, 3-7 p.m., ham or turkey. Also featuring a variety of food booths and entertainment.

Holy Sepulcher, Glade Mills

Sunday, Aug. 11, 8 a.m.-8 p.m. flea market and bake sale, 11 a.m.-6 p.m. dining room and takeout, 11 a.m.-8 p.m. all others, 1304 E. Cruikshank Road. Attractions include bingo, Chinese auction, Kids World, games, bake sale, flea market and more. Food menu includes apple dumplings, funnel cake, hot dogs, pizza, fresh vegetables, bake sale and more. Special barbecue chicken and smoked ham dinners. Live entertainment from 11 a.m.-8 p.m.

St. Teresa of Avila, Perrysville

Giant flea market pre-festival sale, Saturday, Aug. 10, 9 a.m.-2 p.m. Festival, Monday-Saturday, Aug. 12-17, 6-10 p.m. (6-11 p.m. Friday and Saturday, with dinners beginning at 4:30 p.m., and flea market open at 6 p.m.), 1000 Avila Court. Attractions include giant flea market, bingo (Wednesday-Saturday), rides (with all-night ride ticket available), Chinese auction, games, outdoor beer garden, bake sale, Kiddie Corner and more. Variety of festival foods served nightly. Dinner, starting at 4:30 p.m.: Monday, roast beef; Tuesday, Eastern European; Wednesday, stuffed chicken or meatloaf; Thursday, German; Friday, fish fry; Saturday, Italian. Entertainment nightly: Monday, The Kardaz Brothers; Tuesday, East End Kids; Wednesday, The Brass Staff; Thursday, T-Bird and Freddie; Friday, The Eldorado Band; Saturday, Back in Time.

Our Lady of Grace,Scott Township

Wednesday-Saturday, Aug. 14-17, opens at 7 p.m. (dinners at 4 p.m.), 310 Kane Blvd. Attractions include bingo (in air-conditioned gym), rides (including Ferris wheel), game booths, bake sale and more. Food menu includes grilled items featuring hot dogs and hamburgers, ice cream, soft drinks, beer and more. A different dinner menu nighty, starting at 4 p.m. Entertainment, starting at 7 p.m.: Wednesday, Daniels and McLain (folk group); Thursday, Mansfield Five; Friday, Bell Airs; Saturday, to be announced.

St. Francis of Assisi, Finleyville

Parish picnic, Sunday, Aug. 18, 1 p.m. until dark, 3609 Washington Ave. Features games for all ages, country store, craft and theme baskets, all-day bingo and more. Variety of food stands, featuring roast lamb, roast beef, haluski, kielbasa and sauerkraut, hot dogs and more.

St. Sylvester, Brentwood

Pre-festival spaghetti dinner, Sunday, Aug. 18, 2-6 p.m. Flea market pre-sale, 2-6 p.m., with $3 admission. Festival, Monday-Saturday, Aug. 19-24, 7-10:30 p.m., 3754 Brownsville Road, Attractions include rides by Reinhart Amusements, bingo, flea market, progressive 50/50 raffle, Chinese auction and more. Food menu features funnel cakes, pizza, ice cream and nightly specials. Entertainment nightly, including Disc Jockey Dave, from 7-10 p.m. Friday and Saturday.

St. Wendelin, Carbon Center (Butler)

Sunday, Aug. 18, 11 a.m.-6 p.m., 210 Saint Wendelin Road. Attractions includes bingo, games for kids, basket raffle, Chuck-A-Luck wheel and car cruise. Menu features baked chicken and ham dinner, plus snack bar. Live bands will perform near games and basket raffle. Disc jockey will also be on site.

Parish grouping ofGoodSamaritan,St. John the Baptist, Our Lady of Peace, SS. John and Paulat Good Samaritan, Ambridge

Labor Day Weekend, Thursday, Aug. 29, 6-10 p.m., Friday, Aug. 30, 6-11 p.m., Saturday, Aug. 31, 2-11 p.m. and Sunday, Sept. 1, 1-10 p.m., Eighth Street in Ambridge. Attractions include big money raffle (with more than $10,000 in prizes), hourly 50/50 raffle, huge silent auction, bake sale, bingo and more. Homestyle dinners: Thursday, 4-7 p.m., stuffed chicken breast; Friday, 4-7 p.m., fish fry; Saturday, 3-7 p.m., stuffed cabbage; Sunday, noon-7 p.m., spaghetti and meatballs. Plus, “Good Sam's” premier outdoor food venue, featuring jumbo wings, potato-cheese pierogies (made by St. John the Baptist Parish members), Italian sausage, haluski, homemade meatball sandwiches, chicken tenders, french fries and more. Entertainment: Thursday, 6 p.m. Dancing Queen; Friday, 7 p.m. Casanova; Saturday, 2 p.m. Dick Tady Orchestra, 8 p.m. Jimmy Ross and the Jaggerz; Sunday, 1 p.m. Ambridge Steel Drum Band, 3 p.m. The Cavaliers, 7 and 8:30 p.m. Johnny Angel and the Halos. Festival features hardwood dance floor. Mass with polka music Saturday at 5 p.m. See ad on Page 8.


Pittsburgh Irish Festival,Homestead

29th annual Pittsburgh Irish Festival, Friday-Sunday, Sept. 6-8, Sandcastle Waterpark main parking lot, 1000 Sandcastle Drive. Featuring a variety of activities, Irish food and entertainment. Special Irish Mass Sunday. For information, visit www.pghirishfest.org.

St. Alphonsus, Wexford

Harvest Home dinner and festival, Sunday, Sept. 8, 1-6:30 p.m., 201 Church Road. Attractions include country store featuringfurniture, crafts and vegetables from local farms. Also, “Treasures from the Attic” (previously owned items), bonanza raffle, Chinese auction, games and more. Festival foods include hot dogs, french fries, nachos, popcorn, cotton candy, mini funnel cakes and more. Harvest home dinner includes choice of char-grilled half-chicken, pulled pork or harvest home ham, served with mashed potatoes and gravy, green beans, corn, coleslaw, cucumber salad, tomato salad and applesauce, plus slice of pie and beverage. An accordion player will perform in dining area from 1-6 p.m.

St. Joseph, Cabot

Sunday, Sept. 8, 11 a.m.-6 p.m., 315 Stoney Hollow Road. Attractions include big basket raffle, bingo, country store, Kids' games, $1500 money raffle, Chuck-a-Luck wheel and more. Menu features barbecue chicken and ham dinner, with homemade sides, served family style.

St. John, Fenelton

Saturday, Sept. 28, 8 a.m.-4 p.m., 668 Clearfield Road. Attractions include rummage sale, raffle, bake sale, 50/50 raffle and more. Food menu includes apple dumplings, soups, hot dogs, hot sausage, stuffed cabbage, haluski and beverages.St. Michael, Butler

Saturday, Sept. 28, 4:30-9 p.m., Sunday, Sept. 29, noon-6 p.m., 432 Center Ave. Attractions include Italian Village Shops, theme baskets, youth activities, money raffles and more. Saturday, special risorante serving a-la-carte menu, which features chicken piccata/rice, eggplant Parmesan, hot sausage and meatball sandwiches, lasagna, stuffed shells, wedding soup, tossed salad and Italian love cake. Sunday menu features spaghetti and meatball dinner, with garlic bread, tossed salad, dessert and beverage. Entertainment: Saturday, 5:30-8:30 p.m., Mirella the Musician; Sunday, Sept. 29, to be announced.


St. Malachy, Kennedy Township

Nationality Festival, Thursday-Saturday, Oct. 3-5, 343 Forest Grove Road. Featuring various ethnic food booths and games for all ages.


The following is a listing of charity golf outings submitted to the Pittsburgh Catholic. Outings are held now through October.


Tuesday, May 28

12th annual JFK School Golf Classic, Valley Brook Country Club, 452 Hidden Valley Road, Canonsburg. Registration and lunch are at 11 a.m., with tee time at 12:30 p.m., and dinner at 5:30 p.m. Cost is $175 per golfer, and includes golf, cart, cookout lunch and dinner. Proceeds benefit John F. Kennedy Catholic School in Washington. For information and to register, visit www.jfkcatholic.com/golf-outing, or e-mail golfouting@jfkcatholic.com.


Saturday, June 1

Fourth annual Rege Reinersmann Memorial Golf Outing, Murrysville Golf Club, 3804 Sardis Road, Murrysville. Sponsored by Knights of Columbus Council 4925 of St. Bernadette Parish in Monroeville. For information, contact Ron Morra at 412-848-7012 or Mark DeFabio at 412-877-9549.

Sunday, June 2

25th Annual Holy Rosary Golf Invitational, Quicksilver Golf Club, 2000 Quicksilver Road, Midway. Registration begins at noon, with shotgun start at 1 p.m. Cost is $95 per person, $380 for foursome, and includes green fees, cart, hot dog, buffet dinner and refreshments. Dinner only is $20. Proceeds benefit parish and community activities of Holy Rosary Parish in Muse. Registration forms available at church or by calling Frank Wozniak at 724-255-6301.

Monday, June 3

The Chimbote Foundation's 15th Annual Msgr. Roos Memorial Golf Outing, South Hills Country Club, 4305 Brownsville Road, Whitehall. Schedule: 10 a.m. memorial Mass; 10:30 a.m. registration; 11 a.m. lunch; 12:30 p.m. shotgun start; 5:30 p.m. cocktails; 6:30 p.m. dinner. Also includes prizes, 50/50 raffle, mulligans and awards. All proceeds benefit the Chimbote Foundation. For information and to register, call 412-456-3085 or visit www.chimbotefoundation.org.

Saturday, June 8

Annual Holy Wisdom Golf Classic, Hartmann's Deep Valley Golf Course, 169 Hartman Road, Harmony. For information, call Steve Gorzelsky at 412-322-7262.

Sunday, June 9

Our Lady of Joy/Knights of Columbus Summer Golf Outing, The Links at Spring Church, 3257 Balsiger Road in Apollo. Outing begins at 1 p.m. Cost is $65 per golfer, and includes round of golf and buffet dinner. Proceeds benefit Knights of Columbus charities at Our Lady of Joy Parish in Plum. To register, call Bob Pembrooke at 724-733-1753 or visit www.opvcatholic.org.

Monday, June 10

27th annual Spartan Scramble, Lenape Heights Golf Resort, 950 Golf Course Road in Ford City. Schedule: 10:30 a.m. registration and photos; 11 a.m. picnic-style lunch; noon shotgun start; 5 p.m. cash bar open; 5:30 p.m. dinner and auction; 7:30 p.m. $20,000 super raffle drawing. Cost is $150 per golfer and includes lunch, cart, green fees and dinner, and $50 for dinner only. Proceeds benefit St. Joseph High School in Natrona Heights. Registration deadline is May 31. To register, call 724-226-8043 or visit www.SaintJosephHS.com.

Wednesday, June 12

Community of Wexford 2019 Golf Classic, Cranberry Highlands Golf Course, 5601 Freshcorn Road in Cranberry Township. Shotgun start is at 9 a.m. Cost is $150 per player, and includes golf, cart fees, meal at turn and sit down dinner with awards and talk by Father Joe Freedy. Proceeds benefit the Learning Enrichment Fund of Blessed Francis Seelos Academy in Wexford. For information, call 1-216-244-5668 or e-mail golf@seelosacademy.org. To register, visit www.Tinyurl.com/ForeLearning2019. Registration deadline is June 5.

Saturday, June 15

Blessed Trinity Academy Inaugural Golf Outing, Pittsburgh North Golf Club, 300 Bakerstown Road, Bakerstown, with shotgun start at 1:30 p.m. Cost is $100 per golfer, with proceeds benefiting Blessed Trinity Academy in Glenshaw. To register, call 724-759-0438.

Pittsburgh Irish Festival Golf Outing, Rolling Fields Golf Course, 4138 Hankey Church Road, Murrysville. Shotgun start is 1 p.m. Cost is $75, and includes 18 holes of golf, followed by Irish dinner, drinks and live music by Mike and Johnny Gallagher, Mike Flaherty and Terry Griffith. Proceeds benefit rebuilding efforts from the devastating 2018 floods that forced cancellation of part of festival. To register, visit www.pghirishfest.org.


Monday, July 22

Holy Family Institute Golf Classic, The Club at Nevillewood, 1000 Nevillewood Drive in Presto. Event begins with shotgun start at 9 a.m., with lunch served on course. Following golf is cocktails, dinner, auction and awards. Cost is $400 for individual golfer, $1,600 for foursome, and includes cart, lunch, dinner with cocktails, on-course beverages and golfer gifts. Dinner only is $75. All proceeds benefit Nazareth Prep, the organization's high school dedicated to bridging the education to employment skills gap for students of all faiths. For information and to register, call Amanda Bublinec at 412-766-9020, ext. 1439, e-mail bublinec.amanda@hfi-pgh.org or visit www.hfi-pgh.org/event/golf.


Friday, Aug. 2

2019 Capuchin Golf Outing, River Forest County Club, 130 Clubhouse Drive in Freeport. Schedule: 8-8:45 a.m. registration and full breakfast; 9 a.m. shotgun start; 1:30 p.m. buffet lunch; 2 p.m. program and prize ceremony. Cost is $130 for individual golfer, $480 for foursome, and includes 18 holes of golf, cart, use of locker room, full breakfast, buffet luncheon, refreshments while golfing and prizes. Lunch only is $20. Proceeds benefit the Father Bill Wiethorn Scholarship Fund. For information and to register, call 412-682-1300 or e-mail Gina Pizzonia at gina@capuchin.com.

Monday, Aug. 5

Holy Name Society of St. Columbkille Parish's annual golf outing, Fort Cherry Golf Course, 40 Fort Cherry Road in McDonald, with shotgun start at 8:30 a.m. Cost is $70 before July 22, and $75 after, and includes 18 holes with cart, gifts, prizes, beverages and lunch at parish hall in Imperial. Tee box markers are available at $60. For information and to register, call Art Hilgert at 412-965-6244 or Mike Quince at 412-695-2940. Proceeds benefit local food pantry.

Saturday, Aug. 17

First OPV Catholic School golf outing, Manor Valley Golf Course, 2095 Denmark Manor Road in Export, with registration at 7:30 a.m. Cost is $80, with proceeds benefiting St. John the Baptist School in Plum and St. Joseph School in Verona. For information and to register, call Joyce Doyle at 412-795-5114.

Sunday, Aug. 25

9th Annual Tamburitzans golf outing, Quicksilver Golf Club, 2000 Quicksilver Road in Midway, a best-ball scramble that begins with shotgun start. Package includes 18 holes of golf with prize opportunities, unlimited beverages from beverage cart, hot dog lunch with snacks, cash bar cocktail hour, awards banquet and high-value golf-themed silent auction. Proceeds benefit The Tamburitzans, an international folk ensemble dedicated to preserving cultural heritage through performances, while awarding scholarship to student performers attending Pittsburgh-based college and universities. To register, visit www.birdeasepro.com/TamburitzansGolf.


Friday, Sept. 6

19th annual St. Athanasius Golf Outing, a member of Neighbors North Catholic Community, Pittsburgh North Golf Club, 3800 Bakerstown Road, Bakerstown. Registration is at 8 a.m., with shotgun start at 9 a.m. Cost is $65 for early birds before Aug. 16, $70 for registration before Aug. 30 and $75 for paid at event registration, and includes continental breakfast, outing souvenir T-shirt, golf cart, dinner, on-course beverages and snacks, chance at door prize and skill prizes. Proceeds benefit St. Athanasius Parish in West View. For information on how to register, contact Patrice Mikec at 412-979-5735.

Monday, Sept. 9

Annual Free Health Care Center Golf Classic, Longue Vue Country Club, 400 Longue Vue Drive in Verona. Cost is $400 per golfer, and includes breakfast, round of golf, lunch, lite bites and beverages during outing and reception. Proceeds benefit Catholic Charities Free Health Care Center. To register and for information, call 412-456-6950, e-mailkmaino@ccpgh.org or visit www.ccpgh.org.


Monday, Oct. 14

St. Anne School Golf Outing, Valley Brook Country Club, 425 Hidden Valley Road in McMurray. Event begins with lunch at 11 a.m., followed by shotgun start at noon. Proceeds benefit St. Anne School in Castle Shannon. Registration opens in late August/early September at www.saintanneschool.org.

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