Le Promeneur, January 16, 2022: Events in the Alle-Kiski valley

Start the new year on the right foot! Advertise your events, club meetings and fundraisers for free in The Stroller. Send information at least a week in advance to [email protected] Please include a daytime phone number.

Fund created to rebuild St. Vladimir’s Church

Arnold’s St. Vladimir Ukrainian Catholic Church plans to restore its building after the devastating December 4 fire.

A fund has been created to support the project. To make a donation, go to donorbox.org/stvlads or send a check payable to the church with “fire relief” in the memo line to 1601 Kenneth Ave., Arnold PA 15068.

In our schools

Burrell School District

The Burrell School District is enrolling students for the 2022-23 school year.

Forms can be requested and more information is available by visiting burrell.k12.pa.us and clicking on the Student Registration Now Open link under News.

If you have any questions, contact Erin Pruitt at 724-334-1406, ext. 2090, or [email protected]



February 11th : Apollo Memorial Library is sponsoring a raffle for Valentine’s Day. The winning number will be the 7 p.m. Pick 3 Pa lottery number on February 11. Cost: $2 per ticket, two numbers on each ticket. The winning number will receive $500 and the numbers below and above will each receive $25. Proceeds will go to the library. Tickets: stop by the library, 219 N. Pennsylvania Ave.


Today: Arnold No. 2 Auxiliary and Arnold Fireman’s Band will host a bingo luncheon at 1:30 p.m. at the Arnold Social Center, 1702 Fifth Ave. Doors open at noon. Cost: $6, includes a light meal and a lapboard. Players must be at least 12 years old.

Friday: St. Vladimir’s Church, 1610 Kenneth Ave., is accepting orders for its weekly pierogi sale. Varieties: potato and sauerkraut. Pick-up: 12:30 p.m. to 4 p.m. Fridays at the church social hall. Mandatory face masks. Cost: $11 per dozen; 6 for $6. Orders: 724-339-9257, 8 a.m. to 10 a.m. Tuesdays, Wednesdays and Thursdays.


Today: Bingo to benefit the Highlands Boys Basketball Boosters will be held at 1 p.m. at the Pioneer Hose Fire Hall, 124 Morgan St. Doors open at noon. Cost: $20, includes 20 regular games and five specials with cash prizes. There will be a $500 jackpot game, silent auction and side draws. Snacks and drinks will be sold. Tickets: send a message to Pioneer Hose Ladies Auxiliary Brackenridge PA on Facebook.

Wednesday: Al-Anon will meet at 8 p.m. at Trinity United Methodist Church, 847 10th Ave. The group offers help and hope to families and friends of alcoholics.


Monday: A fundraiser in aid of Highlands High School Musical Productions will be held all day at Pizza Hut, 3036 Freeport Road, Natrona Heights. Ask the cashier to credit your receipt and 15% of your check will be returned. Good on restaurant, take-out and delivery orders.

Tuesday: The Who Knew? The Allegheny Valley Community Library program will present “Glass Roots” at 6 p.m. at the library, 1522 Broadview Blvd. and online through Zoom.us. Learn interesting facts about the history of the glass industry in AK Valley and Natrona Bottling. Reservations required. Mandatory masks for in-person attendance. Reservations: call 724-226-3491 or visit the tab at alleghenyvalleylibrary.org.

Wednesday: A quiz will be held at 6 p.m. at the Allegheny Valley Community Library, 1522 Broadview Blvd. Form a team of up to four family members and friends. The winning team will receive a Dairy Queen gift card. Reservations required. Reservations: alleghenyvalleylibrary.org.

Thusday: A mass for singer Tom Petty will be celebrated at 9 a.m. at Our Lady of Perpetual Help Church, 11th and Carolina Street, Natrona Heights. Reverend Aaron Kriss will officiate. Welcome to all.

On Saturday: The Allegheny Valley Community Library will be offering a free program, “Be Responsible for Your Own Health,” from 1 to 2:30 p.m. at the library, 1522 Broadview Blvd., Natrona Heights. Online participation also available. Learn all about the Alle-Kiski Health Foundation and how you can take charge of your health in a few simple steps. Reservations required. Reservations: visit the calendar section on alleghenyvalleylibrary.org.

January 26: The Allegheny Valley Community Library’s new Kitchen Sink Book Club will meet at 6 p.m. in the library, 1522 Broadview Blvd. The selection will be “The Silent Patient” by Alex Michaelides. Copies are available at the library. Reservations required. Details and reservations: 724-226-3491 or alleghenvalleylibrary.org.


Monday: The Leechburg Volunteer Fire Company will hold bingo at 7 p.m. at the fire station, 268 Canal Street. Doors open at 5 p.m. The kitchen will be open.

Monday: The Leechburg Area Museum and Historical Society, 118 First St., is closed for the winter. To arrange a private viewing, email [email protected] or call 724-845-8914 and leave a message.

Lower Burrell

Monday: The Veterans of Foreign Wars Auxiliary will meet at 7 p.m. in the Post Banquet Hall, Wildlife Lodge Road.


Tuesday: The Allegheny Valley Chapter of the Women’s Business Network will meet at 8 a.m. at Panera Bread, Waterworks Mall, 942 Freeport Road. Participants can learn how the group supports the success and growth of women in business. Reservations required. Reservations: Susan Kinger, 412-782-4848.


Monday: Springdale Free Public Library’s Knotty Knitters group will meet at 6 p.m. Bring your unfinished knitting or crochet project. All skill levels are welcome. Reservations and masks required. Reservations: 724-274-9729.

Wednesday: The Wacky Wednesday program at 6 p.m. at the Springdale Free Public Library will celebrate National Popcorn Day with games, crafts and popcorn. Children of all ages welcome. Registration and masks required. Registration: 724-274-9729.

Summit Township

January 23: Table reservations are being accepted for an antique and classic bike swap meet from 8 a.m. to noon at the Shindigs LLC Event Center, 705 Herman Road. Vendor installation will begin at 6:00 a.m. Cost: $30. Details and reservations: Jeff Rapp, 724-287-8048 or Howard Gordon, 724-205-8172.


Today and Tuesday: Alcoholics Anonymous will meet from 7 to 8 p.m. at Central Presbyterian Church, 305 Allegheny Street. An opportunity for silent prayer will be held at 6:30 p.m.

Wednesday: The Elks will be hosting bingo at 7 p.m. at the lodge, 219 E. Sixth Ave. The kitchen is open to the public from 5 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. on Wednesdays, Thursdays and Fridays. Menu: elks644.org/elks-kitchen-1. Orders: 724-226-1644 before 8:15 p.m.


Tuesday: The Vandergrift Public Library YoYos Needles Art group will meet from 5:30-7 p.m. in the Library Reading Room, 128C. Washington Ave. All skill levels are welcome. No reservation required. Details: 724-568-2212.

Wednesday: The Vandergrift Public Library will host a meet and greet event for children of all ages who are homeschooled at 12:30 p.m. at the library, 128C Washington Ave. Reservations required. Reservations: 724-568-2212.

Friday: Vandergrift Public Library and the Kiski Area Youth Network will host a free Teen Afterhours event from 6-9 p.m. for grades six through twelfth gradersand grade at the library, 128C Washington Ave. Teens can enjoy food, games and friends under adult supervision. Reservations required. Reservations: 724-568-2212.

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