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Friday, August 23, 2019 - Updated: 3:33 pm

ROSARY WALK

Legion of Mary will sponsor another Rosary Warrior Community Walk on Tuesday, Aug. 27. Walk will start at 7 p.m. from The Legion of Mary Home, 1705 Brownsville Road in Pittsburgh’s Carrick neighborhood. Participants will walk through neighborhood praying the rosary for 30-45 minutes, and then return to home for fellowship and coffee. For information, visit www.pittsburghregia.com.

DOCTRINE OF

DISCOVERY

As part of its Summer Relaxation and Inspiration series, Pittsburgh Area Pax Christi invites public to free showing of “Doctrine of Discovery,” at 7 p.m. on Wednesday, Aug. 28 at the Sisters of Mercy Motherhouse on the campus of Carlow University, 3333 Fifth Ave. in Pittsburgh’s Oakland neighborhood. For more information, call Mimi Darragh at 412-445-7102.

EUCHARISTIC

ADORATION

Eucharistic adoration will be held in chapel of St. Sebastian Parish in Ross Township daily from 11:30 a.m. through Benediction at 4:30 p.m.

MUSIC PROGRAM AND LESSONS

Seniors are invited to a music program recital and open house at Elizabeth Seton Center, 1900 Pioneer Ave. in Pittsburgh’s Brookline neighborhood, on Sunday, Sept. 1, from 3-6 p.m. Music lessons in violin, piano and guitar are available to seniors. Call John Ott at 412-561-8400, ext. 209.

EUCHARISTIC ADORATION

St. James Parish in Sewickley announces it will begin Eucharistic adoration in the children’s chapel on Mondays and Fridays, following 9 a.m. Mass through 9 p.m.,  starting Sept. 2. 

LISTENING AND PLAYING CLUB

Those who enjoy a variety of music, including big bands, swing, easy listening, classical, hymns and more are invited to new Listening and Playing Club, meeting from noon-1:30 p.m., on the first Tuesday of every month, starting Sept. 3 at Neighbors North Community Center, located at St. Athanasius Parish campus in West View. Club is for anyone who loves music, either playing or just listening. Guests are asked to bring lunch. Cost is $10.  For information, call 412-931-6633.

OPEN THE DOOR

Kearns Spirituality Center, 9000 Babcock Blvd. in McCandless Township, will offer a course using Joyce Rupp’s book, “Open the Door: A Journey to the True Self.” Classes are held on seven Tuesdays, from 10-11:30 a.m. starting Set. 3, with Karen Lehman serving as facilitator. Book is available for purchase on Amazon, or through Kearns at $17. Cost is $10 per class, or $65 for all sessions. To register, call 412-366-1124 or e-mail kearns@cdpsisters.org.

KICK-OFF EVENT

A kick-off event for the Fall 40 Days for Life Campaign, Sept. 25-Nov. 3, will be held on Tuesday, Sept. 10 at 6:30 p.m. in Clairvaux Hall of St. Bernard Parish in Mount Lebanon. Doors open at 6:30 p.m. for a Pro-Life resource fair, followed by showing of 30-minute documentary at 7:30 p.m titled “I Lived on Parker Avenue.” Event concludes with testimony from Melissa Coles, who was featured in documentary. Event is free and open to public. 

LEARN ITALIAN

Neighbors North Catholic Community Center announces Italian for beginners course. Class is held for 11 Wednesday, from 6:30-8:30 p.m., starting Sept. 11. Center is located on campus of  St. Athanasius Parish in West View. Cost is $75, and includes all materials. To register, call 412-931-6633.

SUMMER SWEEPS

There is still time to enter the Sisters of Divine Providence’s Summer Sweeps. Top prize is $5,000, with others prizes of $500 and $100 rewarded. Sweepstakes end Wednesday, Sept. 4. To enter, call 412-635-5437 or visit www.cdpsisters.org/2019summersweeps.

FESTIVAL

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. Sponsored by Parish Grouping of Good Samaritan, St. John the Baptist, Our Lady of Peace and SS. John and Paul. 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.


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