• Kids in the Kitchen: Nov. 19-Dec. 19

    Ages 4-6 & Ages 10-14
    Tuesdays, from Nov. 19 to Dec. 17
    Learn baking techniques with Jessica Gombar of The Pie Place. Supplies, ingredients and recipes are all included. Make holiday cakes, cookies, pies and some savory items as well!

    Register Online: https://apm.activecommunities.com/uscrecreation/Activity_Search?txtActivitySearch=kids&applyFiltersDefaultValue=true&cat=Activities
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  • Light Up for Unity Night: Dec. 8

    Join your neighbors and other Upper St. Clair residents at dusk on Sunday, Dec. 8 for Upper St. Clair’s first annual Light Up For Unity Night.

    For many years, the Upper St. Clair community has participated in joining its neighbors in lighting luminaria during the winter holidays. This year, three community groups—The Community Foundation of Upper St. Clair, The Upper St. Clair/Bethel Park Breakfast Rotary Club, and the Upper St. Clair Band Parents Association, along with sponsor Brentwood Bank—are coming together to host Light Up for Unity Night to celebrate our community and its differences.

    Regardless of what holiday we celebrate, there are two things we find in common: our hope for a more peaceful world and light to show us the way.

    To participate, USC residents need only set out luminaria on Sunday, December 8 at dusk. Community members are further encouraged to turn on their assembled holiday outdoor light displays to fully engage in this community-inspired opportunity.

    For more information please visit https://uscbpa.membershiptoolkit.com/luminaria.



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  • Pittsburgh Youth Symphony Orchestra: FREE concert Dec. 8

    The Pittsburgh Youth Symphony Orchestra is performing a FREE concert - Sea Interludes - at 7:30 p.m. on Sunday, Dec. 8 at Heinz Hall.

    For free tickets go to PYSO.org or call 412-392-4872.


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  • USC Girls Youth Lacrosse (gr. 3-8) - register now

    Registration is now open for USC Girls Youth Lacrosse. The program is open to all USC girls in grades 3-8.

    Register online at www.uscglax.com.

    Registration will close on Jan. 15, 2020

    The USC Youth Lacrosse season runs from early March until late May.


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  • College Alternatives Informational Sessions: Nov. 18

    Bidwell Training Center offers post-secondary training in the areas of Culinary Arts, Horticulture Technology, Medical Assistant, Pharmacy Technician, Medical Coder, Medical Claims Processor, and Laboratory Technician at NO COST to PA residents who have a high school diploma or GED.

    Rosedale Technical College is a different kind of college that prepares students for careers in high-demand fields with live work and hands-on training. Since 1949, Rosedale Tech has a rich history of preparing students for employment in the Automotive, Diesel, Electrical, and HVAC fields.

    Monday, November 18 at 6:30 p.m.  

    To register: https://twpusc.libcal.com/event/5658127


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  • Free Concert: U.S. Air Force Heritage of America Concert Band - Nov. 20

    Free Concert: The United States Air Force Heritage of America Concert Band

    Enjoy a concert given by the United States Air Force Heritage of America Concert Band at the Upper St. Clair High School Theatre at 7 p.m. on Wednesday, Nov. 20. The concert is free and open to the public.

    For six decades, the USAF Heritage of America Concert Band has educated, inspired and entertained more than 1.5 million people annually, by providing music for events that support Airmen and their families, honor our nation’s veterans and build relationships of trust between the American people and their Air Force. The Concert Band is comprised of over 40 professional Airman-musicians who captivate audiences on regular tours throughout the East Coast with a variety of renditions of great orchestral classics, marches, Broadway hits, jazz standards, movie music and patriotic favorites.

    For additional information about this free concert, please contact MSgt Ryan Heseltine at 757-225-3295, or visit the and’s website www.heritageofamericaband.af.mil.


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  • Thinker Thursdays: Recycled Racers: Nov. 21

    Kids in 3-5 grades

    Every third Thursday, STREAM into the library and explore a variety of topics using a book and hands on activities. This month we’ll be creating and testing race cars made out of recycled materials and exploring the simple machine of the wheel and axel.

    Thursday, November 21 at 6:30 p.m. 

    To register: https://twpusc.libcal.com/event/5563867


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  • Girl Scouts Sign Up Night: Nov. 21

    Join us for Girl Scout sign-up night at 6 p.m. on Thursday, Nov. 21 at the McLaughlin Run Rec Center, 1770 McLaughlin Run Road in Upper St. Clair. 

    Learn how you and your daughter can join us as we build girls of courage, confidence and character through Girl Scouting. We will talk about available troops in the area as well as starting new troops.

    For more information, contact Lauren at LMcGuigan@gswpa.org or visit gswpa.org/join.


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  • Play K at the Library: Nov. 7-Dec. 19

    For pre-K children who will be entering Kindergarten 2020

    This USC Library program will work on skills kids need to be ready for Kindergarten. The classes will feature picture books, sorting and classifying, calendar activities, rhyming, and songs. There is a maximum of 15 participants per class. Registration required. 

    Dates:   Nov. 7—Dec. 19
    10 a.m. session – To register: https://twpusc.libcal.com/event/5823286
    1 p.m. session – To register: https://twpusc.libcal.com/event/5935482


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  • SiLLy SCienCE: Nov. 23 and Dec. 14

    For ages 3-6

    Saturdays 9:30 a.m. to 12 p.m. at the Community & Recreation Center

    October 26 – Halloween Wizards and Potions

    November 9 – Thank Goodness for Science

    November 23 – Holiday Fun

    December 14 – Magical Science

    To register: https://apm.activecommunities.com/uscrecreation/Activity_Search/silly-science-ages-3-7/856


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  • Sensory Time: An Adapted Program - Nov. 20 and 27

    This program is designed for developmental ages 2-6, but all ages are welcome 

    Designed for children with differing abilities, their siblings, and caregivers. This program at the USC Library will feature sensory activities, an interactive book/story experience, music and movement. Registration is limited to help create a safe, non-judgmental, accepting environment.  Registration is required. 

    Dates: Nov. 6, 13, 20, 27
    Time: Wednesdays at 10 a.m.

    To register: https://twpusc.libcal.com/event/5823239


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  • Pennsylvania's Children's Health Insurance Program (CHIP)

    CHIP is short for the Children's Health Insurance Program - Pennsylvania's program to provide health insurance to uninsured children and teens who are not eligible for or enrolled in Medical Assistance. Nine out of 10 CHIP parents report satisfaction with their child’s health plan, and 96% received an appointment for check-ups and vaccinations as soon as they wanted.

    There are a lot of reasons kids might not have health insurance - maybe their parents lost a job, don't have health insurance at work or maybe it just costs too much. Whatever the reason, CHIP may be able to help. All families need to do is apply today.


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  • Comcast offers Internet access to low-income families for $9.95/month

    Internet Essentials from Comcast offers low-cost Internet service, discounted computer equipment and free digital literacy training to families with at least one child eligible to participate in the National School Lunch Program. 

    Internet Essentials Includes:

    • 10 Mbps Internet service for just $9.95 a month + tax
    • No activation fees and no equipment rental fees
    • Option to purchase a computer for just $149.99 + tax
    • Access to free Internet training online, in print and in person
    • A wireless gateway, delivering in-home WiFi at no additional cost

    For additional information about Internet Essentials, including program eligibility criteria, please visit www.internetessentials.com.

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