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Democratic committee slates dinner for Feb. 15

Monday, February 10, 2020 | 12:01 AM


The McCandless Democratic Committee will host its annual fundraiser Feb. 15 at St. Paul’s Methodist Church. The event, which runs from 6 to 8 p.m., includes dinner, door prizes and an opportunity to meet candidates for political office, members of the committee and fellow residents.

Autism sticker offered to alert first responders

McCandless residents with family members who have autism can alert first responders to their condition by placing a sticker on a window of their home and vehicles.

Officials recommend placing the stickers in the lower right side of a vehicle’s rear window and on the front door of a home.

To obtain the stickers, residents must fill out the Town Resident Information Program, or TRIP, form and return it to the McCandless Police Department. It is available online at bit.ly/McCandlessTRIPform.

For more information, call police at 412-369-7992 or send email to administration @townofmccandless.org.

Presentation to mark suffrage anniversary

AAUW North Hills Pittsburgh presents “Notable Women of the Keystone State” in celebration of the 100th anniversary of the women receiving the right to vote.

Guest speaker Anne Madarasz is director of the curatorial division and chief historian of the Heinz History Center.

The event, which is free and open to the public, will be March 7 at La Roche University in the Ryan Room of the Zappala Student Center. Refreshments will be available at 9:30 a.m. followed by the presentation at 10.

RSVP to AAUWNorthHills Pgh@gmail.com by March 1.

To learn more about AAUW North Hills Pittsburgh, visit northhills-pa.aauw.net.

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Civil War round table to meet Feb. 17

The Greater Pittsburgh Civil War Round Table meeting will be at 7 p.m. Feb. 17 at Hampton Township Community Center, 1301 McCully Road, Allison Park.

Richard Condon will present “Battle at Franklin, Tennessee.”

The event is free and open to the public.

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Vincentian Academy offers performance

Students in Vincentian Academy’s Musical Theatre Program will perform “The Drowsy Chaperone” from Feb. 21 to 23 and again on Feb. 28 and 29.

This musical within a musical features show-stopping numbers and crazy mix-ups as it tells the story of a middle-aged, asocial musical theater fan and the characters from his favorite show. As he plays the record of his favorite musical — the fictional 1928 hit “The Drowsy Chaperone” — the show comes to life onstage as he wryly comments on the music, the story and the actors.

“The students at Vincentian have really brought this show to life,” musical director Carissa Zozossaid. “Their enthusiasm and excitement for musical theater shines through this show.”

The show will be performed at 7:30 p.m. Feb. 21 and 22; 2 p.m. Feb. 23; and 7:30 p.m. Feb. 28 and 29 at the Greater Pittsburgh Masonic Center, 3579 Masonic Way, off Cemetery Lane in Ross Township.

Tickets cost $12 for the evening shows and $10 for the matinee performance and are available online at bit.ly/VincentianPlay or in the lobby of the theater prior to each show.

Bereavement group to meet

Beyond Mourning is a free, eight-session support group focused on providing practical wisdom and emotional support to any adult grieving the death of a loved one.

The group provides support to people no matter their beliefs, culture, world view or religion. The next Beyond Mourning group will meet from 6:30 to 8 p.m. March 2 at Hiland Church, 845 Perry Highway.

Registration is required by calling 412-364-9000.

Discount lift tickets available

Ross Township residents can get discounted lift passes for the Hidden Valley and Seven Springs ski resorts.

Tickets are sold at the receptionist desk in the Ross Community Center weekdays from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m.

The community center is located at 1000 Ross Municipal Drive.

Information about the discounts being offered are available online at bit.ly/RossLift Tickets.