Happenings for week of April 4

Pierogi sale at St. Nicholas Church

The choir at St. Nicholas Serbian Orthodox Church in Monroeville is selling pierogis to raise money for a concert. Cost is $12 per dozen.

Pickups are available from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. April 9 at the church, 2110 Haymaker Road.

Call 724-600-5868 or email Daniella.Vranesevic@gmail.com to place an order or more information.

Registration open at Divine Mercy Academy

Divine Mercy Academy, 245 Azalea Drive, Monroeville, provides a comprehensive education for students in pre-kindergarten through eighth grade, from all backgrounds and faith communities.

For more information or to schedule a personal tour, call 412-372-7255, email schooloffice@dmapgh.org or visit dmapgh.org.

Gateway kindergarten registration

Gateway School District’s kindergarten registration for the 2022-23 academic year is open.

Parents whose children are 5 years old or are turning 5 before Sept. 1 can visit www.gatewayk12.org/apps/pages/registration for more information or call 412-373-5705.

Kindergarten night at Monroeville Public Library is from 5 to 7 April 21. Kindergarten fun nights at Cleveland Steward, Evergreen, Ramsey and University Park schools will be held at 6 p.m. April 27.

Prearranged kindergarten screenings at neighborhood elementary schools, by
appointment only, are from
9 a.m. to 3 p.m. May 9-12.

Monroeville Public Library hosts storytime

Monroeville Public Library hosts storytime Tuesdays from 10:30 to 11:30 a.m. at 4000 Gateway Campus Blvd. Each storytime is based on a different theme and includes engaging stories, songs, rhymes and creative activities. It is free and takes place outdoors.

More information about and registration for library programs is available at monroevillelibrary.org.

Broadway Boulevard work continues through April 30

Lane restrictions continue on Route 130 (Broadway Boulevard) in Pitcairn, Monroe­ville and Trafford.

Single-lane alternating restrictions are occurring on Broadway Boulevard between Second Street and Haymaker Road from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. daily through
April 30 as crews construct ADA curb ramps. Traffic will be maintained in each direction while work occurs.

Hazardous, electronic waste collection set

Household hazardous and electronic waste collection days are scheduled at the Monroeville Public Works Building, 200 Starr Drive.

The collections are open to everyone, and the next event will take place starting at 9 a.m. April 16.

Accepted chemicals include paint and workshop products, automotive products, cleaning products, lawn and garden products, pesticides, every type of battery, every type of light bulb or tube, flammable materials and pool chemicals.

Acceptable electronics and freon-containing products include televisions, computers, printers, telephones, window air-conditioning units, dehumidifiers, small refrigerators, microwave ovens, laptops, gaming device and any other device with a cord, screen or circuit board.

Rates per pound are televisions and monitors, 50 cents; other electronics, 30 cents; freon, 25 cents; paint, 54 cents; bulbs and batteries, 65 cents; and household chemicals, 86 cents. Propane cylinders of all sizes are accepted at $4 each.

Register at nobleenviro.com or call 412-567-6566.

Pittsburgh Youth Chorus camp registration open

Registration is open for the Pittsburgh Youth Chorus’ “Summer Singers” day camp.

Sessions will take place Aug. 1-5 in Pittsburgh for children ages 7 to 10 and Aug. 3-5 in Grove City for children ages 7 and older. Sliding-scale tuition is available for all prospective campers.

Register online at PittsburghYouthChorus.org/summer-camps. Using the code “EARLYBIRD22” when registering will save campers 10% through May 20.

50th class reunion

Penn Hills High School class of 1973 will hold its 50th reunion on Oct. 6, 2023, from 5-11 p.m. at Futules’ Harmar House in Harmarville. Classmates should email Joanna Papa Ogden (joanneogden@comcast.net) or Connie Hall Hannan (con.hannan@gmail.com) with their current email address and contact information.

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