Latest "Carnegie Happening News" from Judge Jack!
Please mark your calendars for Saturday, December 4th, that is when the Carol Covi Children’s Event Committee along with the Andrew Carnegie Free Library & Music Hall (ACFL&MH) and Carnegie Borough will sponsor a drive-through event to see Santa and pick up a free treat/gift bag and take-home crafts at the (ACFL&MH) from 2 to 4 PM (see details below). Due to COVID this will once again be a drive-through event. Hopefully next year we will be able to return to our regular indoor festive format.
Join St. Matrona Ladies Society of St. Peter & St. Paul Ukrainian Orthodox Church VIRTUALLY for their 18th Annual Cookie Walk! Orders can be placed online at www.stmatronacookiewalk.com until November 21st. Cookie varieties include nut crescents, fruit filled kolache, Hamantaschen, lady locks, and other favorites. Nut Rolls, Poppy Seed Rolls, and a variety of GLUTEN FREE cookies are also available. Once ordered, cookies will be picked up on Saturday, December 11 from 9am-12pm at St. Peter & St. Paul Ukrainian Orthodox Church Hall in Carnegie. Please contact Rachel at 412-877-9878 or Sherri at 412-874-4190.
The Carnegie Boys and Girls Club is accepting sign-ups for their winter sports programs of basketball (ages 5 to 12), indoor hockey (ages 5 to 8), and girls volleyball (grades 4 thru 8). Contact the Club Athletic Director Brandon Bell for more information at (814) 229-1090 or firstname.lastname@example.org or go to www.bgcwpa.org. Financial aid is available for all programs.
Carnegie Boys & Girls Clubs has 15 spots available in their Great Futures Preschool program.
This affordable pre-K care is extremely well-priced and available for full-time (five days a week) and part-time (three days a week). The school offers a variety of fun, developmentally appropriate activities and lessons. For more information contact Juan Perez at (412) 276-3151 or go to www.bgcwpa.org.
Thursdays and Fridays in November, 10 am to 4 PM, Holy Trinity Ukrainian Catholic Church Pierogi Sale, (730 Washington Ave.); pick up a dozen (or two) of homemade pierogi for your holiday meals at Holy Trinity; call (412) 276-9897 to pre-order your pierogi.
A free Art Exhibition called “A Layered Approach” is at Standard Ceramics, located at 1 Walnut St., Monday through Friday from 10 AM to 3 PM through December 31st.
November 11-13 and 18-20 at 8 PM, Nov. 14 and 21 at 2 PM, 9 to 5, presented by Stage 62 at the ACFL&MH; this fun-filled show is based on the 1980 hit movie. All individuals attending the performance will be required to provide proof of full vaccination upon entry as well as wearing face coverings while on premises indoors. For tickets or more information go to: https://www.stage62.org/9-to-5.html, or call (412) 429-6262.
November 12th and 13th, 11 AM to 7 PM, 14th, 11 AM to 4 PM, 10th Annual Holiday Open House, kick-off your holiday shopping with Modern Mercantile Pgh’s annual open house. This annual holiday tradition will have many of our local businesses open and offering discounts, refreshments, and giveaways. Shop local and your money stays local.
November 12th, 6:30 – 9 PM, Open Mic Night - Jammin To The '90s & 2000s, at Higher Voice Studio, 144 E. Main St.
Saturday, November 13th, at 1 PM, 2nd Saturday Civil War Lecture, Armistead and Hancock:
Behind the Gettysburg Legend; in a war of brother versus brother, theirs has become the most famous broken friendship: Union General Winfield Scott Hancock and Confederate General Lewis Armistead. After emotionally parting ways when the Civil War broke out, their lives wouldn’t intersect again until Gettysburg, when they faced each other during Pickett’s Charge. Join in-person or online, for more information go to: https://carnegiecarnegie.org/event/2nd-saturday-civil-war-lecture-series-armistead-and-hancock-behind-the-gettysburg-legend/
Wednesday, November 17th, 7 PM, Listen Locally Downstairs with Tom Breiding: Storytelling through Song at the Andrew Carnegie Free Library and Music Hall. Tom Breiding, local Americana, folk-rock artist, and celebrated writer, chronicles small-town America through original music. Tickets $15 in advance and $20 at the door. For more info go to: http://carnegiecarnegie.org/.
Sunday, November 21st, at 4:00 PM, Ecumenical Thanksgiving Service, The Carnegie Area Ministerium Association (CAMA) will be joining forces at Old St. Luke's Church in Scott Township (Old Washington Pike) for their annual Community Thanksgiving Service. All are welcome.
Friday & Saturday, November 19th and 20th, 9 AM to 2 PM, Jewelry and Christmas Sale, at the Church of the Atonement, 618 Washington Ave. Items for sale include: earrings, necklaces, bracelets & chains…etc. Some jewelry has never been worn, but no 14K available. The Christmas decorations are for inside & outside the house and in good condition. The sale will close from Noon to 1 PM on Saturday and reopen for the famous bag sale. To donate or for questions call Joyce at 412-276-0366. Masks required.
Sunday, November 21st, from Noon to 3 PM, Holiday Farmers Market, located on East Main Street between Broadway & Mary, Shop your favorite farmer market vendors and local Carnegie businesses. For more information go to http://carnegieborough.com/.
Sunday, November 21st, from 12:30 to 2:30 PM, St. John and St. Martin Closet, at Sts. Peter & Paul Ukrainian Orthodox Church, 220 Mansfield Ave. (Gold Domes). Free clothing for men, women and children, and some household items. Trade something old for something new, leave a donation or take what you need. Donations of clean, gently used or new clothing and household items accepted when closet door is open.
Thursday, November 25th, 12:30 to 5 PM, Thanksgiving Day Open House, at St. Peter and St. Paul Ukrainian Orthodox Church on 200 Mansfield Ave. (golden domes). The Church will have their annual free in-person, buffet-style, Thanksgiving Dinner Open House. Takeout and local delivery available for those who are unable to pick-up meals. All takeout and delivery orders must be placed by Noon on November 24th. To place a dinner order call 412-276-9718, or order online at https://orthodoxcarnegie.org/Thanksgivingopenhouse or email: ssppdinners@orthodoxcarnegie. Please provide your name, address, phone number, and number of dinners.
Saturday, November 27th, Small Business Saturday, keep your holiday shopping in Carnegie by supporting our local small businesses; many discounts and deals throughout the day. SHOP LOCAL because the money stays local.
December 2nd, 3rd, and 4th at 7 PM and the 5th at 2 PM, The Best/Worst Christmas Pageant Ever, Carlynton’s Fall Play tackles this hilarious holiday comedy. More information will be available on the district Website www.carlynton.k12.pa.us/.
Friday, December 3rd, at 6 PM – Carol and Lights - Carnegie Borough’s Annual Tree Lighting at the Carnegie Borough Building. For more information go to: http://www.carnegieborough.com/.
Sunday, December 6th, 2 to 4 PM, “Carnegie Celebrates the Season – Drive-Through Version” – Santa will visit the Library from 2 to 4 PM. Enjoy a drive-through visit with Santa and drop off your wish list, all while receiving a free treat/gift bag and take-home crafts. This is a free event. Walkers, please arrive after 3 PM.
Saturday, December 11th, 10 AM to 2 PM, Holy Virgin Russian Food Festival, at Holy Virgin Russian Orthodox Church (Blue Domes) located at 214 Mansfield Ave. Featuring award winning pierogis, halushski, homemade kielbasa, vodka roasted chicken and Fr. George's famous mushroom soup. You can order online at https://hvroc.org/ or in person.