Murrysville Area: Fashion Show Fundraisers, Comedy Nights, Delmont Library Programs and More

A women’s club that will host an annual fashion show

The Murrysville Woman’s Club will host its annual spring fashion show at 10 a.m. March 25 at the Lamplighter Restaurant in Salem.

Breakfast will be followed by a fashion show by Marge Predmore. Club members will organize a draw for baskets. All proceeds will go to the club’s community projects.

Tickets are $30 and can be obtained by calling 412-760-5809.

Comedy Nights to Benefit Westmoreland Trails, Parks

Two nights of stand-up comedy will benefit Westmoreland County’s trails, as well as the county’s parks and concert series.

The first will be on Feb. 11 from 6 a.m. to 10 p.m. at Colton Hall, 3100 Blocks Road in the Claridge neighborhood of Penn Township. Tickets are $35 per person and can be purchased at Ginny’s, 5549 Old William Penn Highway in Murrysville or at the Westmoreland County Parks office, 194 Donohoe Road in Hempfield. Call 724-830-3950 for more.

The second will be on February 24th from 6am to 10pm at the Youngwood VFD Hose Company no. 1, 104 South Second Street in Youngwood. Tickets are $30 per person and can be purchased at the A&S Indoor Pistol Range, 617 Old Route 119 in Youngwood or the county parks office. Call 724-830-3959 for more.

Dinner is included with tickets to both events, which will include a 50/50 drawing and basket auctions. Tickets will not be sold at the door. Performances are for those 21 and older.

Delmont Library Programs

• Tax Assistance: By appointment only, will be held at 10:00 a.m. on February 11; noon on February 14 and 21; and 10 a.m. on February 25. Staff from Westmoreland Community Action will be on hand to assist residents. Call 888-856-2773 or email [email protected] to schedule an appointment.

• We love the library! Fun: On February 15 at 5:30 p.m., join library staff for snacks, crafts, games and stories celebrating love and the library. For children aged 2-10. Registration is required at 724-468-5329.

• Delmont Historical Society meeting: February 27 at 7 p.m.

• Delmont Pilgrimage Committee Meeting: February 28 at 6:30 p.m.

‘Night at the races’ for the FR baseball team

The Franklin Regional Baseball Boosters and sponsor A&L Motors will host “A Night at the Races” on February 25th to benefit the FR baseball team.

Pre-taped thoroughbred horse races will be announced by a veteran announcer during an evening of food, entertainment and friendly betting to raise money for FR baseball.

It will be on February 25 in the church of St. John the Baptist de la Salle, 497 Athena Drive in Delmont. Doors open at 17:15 and the first race starts at 18:00 Participants must be 21 years of age to attend. Ticket includes dinner at Jaden’s Catering with beer and mixers.

Tickets range from $35 to $85 and are available at — enter “FR baseball night races” in the search field.

Active shooter training at ‘Boomers & Beyond’

The Church of the Sorrowful Mother Lecture Series “Boomers & Beyond” will feature Murrysville police officer and Westmoreland SWAT team member Sgt. Dave Coleman presents the “Civilian Response to Active Shooter Events,” or CRASE, training at 11 a.m. on February 14.

Coleman is a 14-year law enforcement veteran and trains Murrysville police on how to respond to active shooter events. It will present a 90-minute abbreviated version of the typical four-hour CRASE course.

There is no cost to participate. Participants can bring a bag lunch. Drinks are provided. The presentation will be in the church fellowship hall, 4202 William Penn Highway in Murrysville.

For more, including regular monthly library meetings and groups, see

Planned meeting of AUP

The College Men’s Association Club for Single Graduates will host a dinner on February 21st at Max’s Allegheny Tavern, 537 Suismon Street on Pittsburgh’s North Side.

The club invites four-year students aged 50 and over to join them for fun events and meet new people. RSVP to any of the dinners by calling 412-736-9988 or emailing [email protected]

Delmont SMS service

Delmont residents can now opt-in to the text messaging service to receive text messages from the borough about upcoming events as well as emergency alerts.

Residents must apply to join either or both lists. The system is not monitored, and anyone with questions is asked to call the city office at 724-468-4422.

To sign up, visit

Dates of public meetings

The following meetings are open to the public:

• Delmont Council, Feb. 13 at 7 p.m. at the municipal building, 77 Greensburg St. The agenda is available in advance at

• Franklin Township Municipal Sanitation Authority, Feb. 16 at 6 p.m. at the authority’s office, 3001 Meadowbrook Road in Murrysville.

• Franklin Regional School Board, Feb. 13 at 7:30 p.m. at the Murrysville Municipal Building, 4100 Sardis Road.

Patrick Varine is a staff writer for the Tribune-Review. You can contact Patrick by email at [email protected] or via Twitter .

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