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PARISH FESTIVAL FUN & GOLF OUTINGS AVAILABLE FOR YOUR ENJOYMENT:
Below is a listing of parish festivals and golf outings occurring throughout the Diocese of Pittsburgh from May through October.
St. Bernard, Mount Lebanon
“May Mart.” Bingo night, May 11, Clairvaux Hall, 311 Washington Road. Doors open 6 p.m., bingo 7-10 p.m. Cost is $18 for 20 games, plus free dauber. “May Mart (festival),” Friday through Saturday, May 13-14, back parking lot, 311 Washington Road, 6-10 p.m. Highlights include kid’s activities, games, bouncy house, cash and gift card raffle, and more. A variety of ethnic foods, including Polish and Vietnamese. Also includes hamburgers, hot dogs, funnel cakes, ice cream, candy, soft drinks, beer, wine and more. Featuring St. Bernard’s “famous” apple pie. Entertainment includes disc jockey and live performers, including: Shovlin Irish Dancers, Friday, 6:30 p.m.; Port Vue, Saturday, 8 p.m. Raffle drawing at 10 p.m. Saturday, May 14.
St. Elizabeth of Hungary, Pleasant Hills
Monday-Saturday, May 23-28, 6-10:30 p.m., church parking lot, 1 Grove Place. Highlights include rides, games, flea market, bake sale and more. Big money raffle, with chance to win $10,000. Food menu includes hamburgers, hot dogs, french fries, pizza, strawberry spinach salad and “famous” St. Elizabet” homemade doughnuts. Food specials: Monday, turkey salad with croissant; Tuesday, kielbasa and sauerkraut; Wednesday, haluski; Thursday, chicken club sandwich; Friday, western melt sandwich; Saturday, chili. Entertainment schedule: Monday, Wednesday and Saturday, new car demo; Tuesday, classic car cruise; Thursday, live music and youth bands; Friday, 7 p.m. Elvis Presley impersonator performs, “Elvis Lives — A Tribute to the King.”
St. Ursula, Allison Park
Monday (Memorial Day)-Saturday, May 30-June 4, 6:30-10 p.m., 3937 Kirk Ave. Highlights include rides, moonwalk, bingo, Chinese raffle, large flea market, baked goods booth, games and prizes for all ages, progressive 50/50 raffle and more. Food menu includes a “Taste of Nations booth,” featuring different ethnic foods each night. Also, sandwiches, haluski, funnel cakes, lemonade, snow cones, ice cream, pretzels, nachos and pizza. Featuring homemade doughnuts each night. Dinners: Wednesday and Saturday, 4:30-7:30 p.m.: Wednesday, spaghetti and meatball dinner, $8 for adults, $5 for children; Saturday, stuffed chicken breast dinner, $10 for adults, $5 for children. Entertainment, beginning at 7 p.m. nightly: Monday, to be announced; Tuesday, Verdict 48; Wednesday, The Brass Staff; Thursday, Father Aaron and Greg; Friday, to be announced. Grand raffle is only $2 a ticket.
St. Barbara, Bridgeville
Thursday-Saturday, June 2-4, beginning at 6 p.m., church parking lot, 45 Prestley Road. Bingo in social hall from 7-10 p.m. Dinners served from 5-6:30 p.m. See advertisement on Page 10.
St. Margaret, Green Tree
Wednesday-Saturday, June 8-11, 6-10 p.m. (6-11 p.m. Friday and Saturday), 310 Mansfield Ave. Highlights include rides (tubs of fun, helicopter, merry-go-round and Ferris wheel), small games of chance, game booths, Chinese auction, hair art, face painting, bake sale and more. Money, raffle prizes: Thursday, $1,500; Friday, $3,500; Saturday, $5,000. Food menu includes hand-cut french fries with toppings (cheese, bacon and cheese, seasoned salt, vinegar), pierogies, haluski, meatball sub, hot sausage, chicken fingers, corn dogs, hot dogs, hamburger, cheeseburger, pizza (plain and pepperoni), barbecue chicken leg, grilled chicken sandwich, pulled pork sandwich, pepperoni roll, baked beans, funnel cakes, ice cream, bake sale and fresh-squeezed lemonade.
St. Maurice, Forest Hills
Wednesday-Saturday, June 8-11, 7-10:30 p.m. (7-11 p.m. Friday and Saturday), 2001 Ardmore Blvd. Highlights include bingo, rides for kids, bake sale, specialty dinners, games of chance, Chinese auction, white elephant, money raffles and more. Dinners nightly: Wednesday, Italian; Thursday, Slovak; Friday, traditional fish; Saturday, potluck (following 5 p.m. Mass). Entertainment includes local musicians, including Soul Searchers, Dallas Marks, The Deep Roots and Northern Vibe. Dancers from local dance studios also will be performing, including Amie’s Dance Academy. For more information, visit www.stmauriceparish.org.
St. Rosalia, Greenfield
Thursday-Saturday, June 9-11, 6-10 p.m. (5-10:30 p.m. Saturday), church and school grounds, 411 Greenfield Ave. Highlights include outdoor bingo, “New to You” sale (flea market), basket raffle, beer, gambling games, kiddie area, sweet tooth booth and more. New this year is ethnic food booths, including Mexican and European, in addition to barbecue pit and traditional carnival fare. Festival raffle is $5 per ticket, and includes drawing every night. Entertainment: Thursday, Matt Tichon; Friday, The Bel Airs; Saturday, 7:30-9:30 p.m., The Optimists; various folk dancers nightly.
St. Agnes Parish and School, West Mifflin
White elephant sale, Friday, June 10, 9 a.m.-3 p.m. Special early bird hours from 8-9 a.m. with $5 for admission. Parish festival is July 29 and 30.
St. Anne, Castle Shannon
Monday-Saturday, June 13-18, 7-11 p.m., school grounds, 4040 Willow Ave. Highlights include rides, games, bingo, flea market, Chinese auction, fresh homemade doughnuts, funnel cakes, nightly 50/50 raffle, giant cash raffle and more. Dinners served Monday through Friday from 5-7 p.m.
Most Holy Name, Troy Hill
Wednesday-Saturday, June 15-18, 7-10 p.m. (7-11 p.m. Friday and Saturday), 1700 Harpster St. Festival features an array of rides, games and food. Outdoor food booths feature a variety of foods, including ethnic favorites. Entertainment: Wednesday and Thursday, disc jockey; Friday, This-That and the Other Thing band; Saturday, KGB band. For more information, visit festival Facebook page at www.facebook.com/MHNSummerfestival.
St. Mary of the Assumption, Glenshaw
Thursday-Saturday, June 16-18, 6-10:30 p.m. (5:30-10:30 p.m. Saturday), 2510 Middle Road. Festival will feature new rides and new dinner menu. Highlights include talent show, super bingo, basket auction, games, raffles and more. Dinner menu: Thursday, “Mama Mia’s Sunday Dinner,” featuring chicken parmigiana, homemade sauce, spaghetti and homemade meatballs; Friday, “King Ludwig’s Feast” (German dinner), featuring pork roast, potato pancakes, apple raisin stuffing; Saturday, “Pierogie Paradise Saturday” (Polish dinner), featuring kielbasa over sauerkraut, pierogies and stuffed cabbage. Entertainment features live bands: Friday, 7:30-10 p.m., Kardaz; Saturday, 7:30-10 p.m., Soul Searchers.
St. Patrick, Canonsburg
Thursday-Saturday, June 16-18, parish grounds, 317 W. Pike St.. Featuring a variety of food, games. For more information, visit www.stpatrickparish.net.
St. Thomas More, Bethel Park
Super flea market presale, Saturday, June 18, 9 a.m.-7 p.m., St. Thomas More, 126 Fort Couch Road. Flea market also will be held during parish festival from June 22-25.
Good Shepherd, Braddock Hills
Wednesday-Saturday, June 22-25, 6-11 p.m., Sacred Heart Church grounds, 1600 Brinton Road, Braddock Hills. Highlights include bingo, bake sale, nightly basket raffle and more. Food menu includes cheesesteak hoagies, kielbasa, hot dogs, hot sausage, pizza, haluski, stuffed cabbage, chicken fingers, french fries, funnel cakes, fried Oreos, snow cones and more.
Immaculate Conception and JFK Catholic School, Washington
Wednesday-Saturday, June 22-25, 6-10 p.m., grounds behind Immaculate Conception Church, 111 W. Spruce St. Highlights include classic car show, visit from Disney princesses and superheroes, adopt-a-pet booth, trucks and sirens, vendors, Chinese auction, flea market, games, bake sale and much more. Food includes ethnic booths, baked goods and nightly specials. Entertainment nightly: Wednesday, 6-8 p.m. WJPA live radio broadcast on 95.3-FM, disc jockey or acoustic entertainment from 8-10 p.m.; Thursday, 6-10 p.m., Jordan Main band; Friday, 6-10 p.m., Rooster band; Saturday, 6-10 p.m., disc jockey Michael Joseph.
St. Thomas More, Bethel Park
Wednesday-Saturday, June 22-25, 6-10 p.m. (6-11 p.m. Friday and Saturday), church parking lot and school gym, 126 Fort Couch Road. Highlights include super flea market, $12,000 cash raffle, rides, games, food, bingo, “Kidszone,” bike show and more. Dinners, 5-7 p.m., Family Life Center: Wednesday, hand-breaded fried fish; Thursday, pork roast; Friday, Mexican dinner; Saturday, Polish dinner. Additional festival foods sold outdoors include pierogies, haluski, funnel cakes, french fries, hamburgers, grilled chicken, hot dogs, barbecue pork and more. Entertainment: Wednesday, 6-7 p.m., Shovlin Academy of Irish Dance, 7-10 p.m., Corned Beef and Curry band; Thursday, 6-7 p.m., talent show, 7-10 p.m., Black Horse country band; Friday, 7-11 p.m., Mansfield 5; Saturday, Ray Jay and the Carousels, Henny and the Versa J’s. There will be a Mass with polka music at 5 p.m.
Corpus Christi, McKeesport
Thursday-Saturday, June 23-25, 6-10 p.m. (5-10 p.m. Saturday), Eighth and Market streets. Highlights include raffles, bingo, gift basket auction, games for all ages, grand prizes, train rides, inflatables and more. Variety of ethnic food items, including pierogies, haluski, stuffed cabbage. Featuring “famous” Corpus Christi fish sandwich, as well as crepes and apple dumplings for the sweet tooth. Entertainment: Thursday, Cathi Rhodes and Diane Paul; Friday, Soul Searchers with Father John Skirtich; Saturday, Majestics2.
St. Gregory, Zelienople
Lawn fete, Thursday-Saturday, June 23-25, 7-10 p.m. (6-11 p.m. Saturday), upper parking lot along Route 68 (parish located at 2 W. Beaver St.). Special rummage sale in Bergman Event Center, 4-9 p.m. Thursday, 8 a.m.-9 p.m. Friday and Saturday. Highlights include bingo, big money raffle, giant slide, moonwalk, bake sale, plant stand, crafts, kiddie games, games of chance, Chinese auction and more. Dinner, 4-7 p.m.: Thursday, 6-inch meatball sub, served with salad (tossed and pasta), beverage and dessert, $8; Friday, fish dinner (baked or fried), with potato, vegetable, cole slaw, beverage and dessert, $10 for large, $8 for small; Saturday, barbecue chicken dinner, with potato, vegetable, salad, beverage and dessert, $10 for large (1/2 chicken), $8 for small (1/4 chicken). Full refreshment stand open during festival hours, featuring hamburgers, hot dogs, funnel cakes, nightly special and more. Entertainment: Thursday, 7:15 p.m., Bell School of Dance; Friday, 7:15 p.m., The Strand-tastics, 8:30 p.m., The Hour Band; Saturday, 6:15 p.m., Siri’s School of Dance, 7:30 p.m. This-That and the Other Thing band. For more information, visit www.stgreglawnfete.com.
St. Pamphilus, Beechview
Thursday-Saturday, June 23-25, 7-10:30 p.m., church grounds, 1000 Tropical Ave. Highlights include Chinese auction, bingo, face painting by Dana, bake sale, games, raffles, flea market, pet adoptions, children’s game area, health screenings, caricature artists and more. Italian dinner and homemade Italian specialty desserts, Thursday, 4-7 p.m., cost is $10 for adults, $4 for kids 10 and under and free for kids 4 and under. Entertainment features singer/songwriter Trinity Wiseman nightly from 7-10 p.m., visit www.trinitywiseman.com. Other special guests include Beechview Branch of Carnegie Library, Rabbit Wranglers, Animal Friends and Going Home Greyhounds.
St. Therese of Lisieux, Munhall
Thursday-Sunday, June 23-26, starting at 6 p.m. (5 p.m. Saturday and Sunday), 1 St. Therese Court. New additions this year include Mass with polka music on Saturday at 4 p.m., and petting zoo on Sunday from 6-8 p.m. Highlights include Kona Hawaiian ice truck, tasty dinners (Friday, Saturday and Sunday), games, raffles, bingo, bake sale, funnel cakes, kiddie area, basket raffles and more. Ethnic food booths include Italian, American and Polish. Nightly entertainment: Thursday, Tim and John, 7 p.m.; Friday, The Holidays, 7 p.m.; Saturday, Tammy Petty, 7 p.m.; Sunday, disc jockey Matt Tichon, 6 p.m.
St. Thomas A Becket, Jefferson Hills
Thursday-Saturday, June 23-25, 6-11 p.m., 139 Gill Hall Road. Highlights include super auction and a “bigger and better” flea market. Also, homemade doughnuts, flea market, bingo, bake sale, games, rides by C&L Shows and more. Dinner specials: Thursday, stuffed cabbage dinner, chicken planks and french fries; Friday, fish fry and pierogies; Saturday, ribs. Food menu also features hamburgers, hot dogs, kielbasa, hot sausage, pizza, strawberry shortcake, ice cream and more. Entertainment: June 23, 7 p.m. (rain date is June 24), Sky Jump Lottery, music by disc jockey Labby; June, 24, 7 p.m., Abilene band playing country music; Friday, 7 p.m. The Holidays band.
Wednesday-Saturday, July 6-9, 7-11 p.m., 1100 Creedmoor Ave. Highlights include bingo, bake sale, Chinese auction, garage sale, ice cream shoppe and more. Food menu includes hamburgers, hot dogs, hot sausage sandwiches, french fries, homemade pierogies, ice cream waffles, funnel cakes, specialty ethnic foods provided by local restaurants and more. Special appearances: Wednesday and Saturday, Pittsburgh Riverhounds; Thursday, Steel City Roller Derby; Friday, Eat’n Park Smiley cookies and more. For more information: visit http://caitlinmcnulty.wix.com/funflair; visit Facebook page, Resurrection Parish Fun Flair; call 412-563-4400; e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org.
St. Angela Merici, White Oak
Thursday-Saturday, July 7-9, 7-11 p.m. (6-11 p.m. Saturday, flea market opens at 6:30 p.m.), 1640 Fawcett Ave. Highlights include huge flea market, super basket raffle, Kid’s Kingdom, gaming area, midway games, bake sale, bingo nightly and more. Main food booths feature ethnic favorites including stuffed cabbage, haluski, pierogies, grilled foods, homemade pizza, hot sausage and more. Also featuring nightly special. New express food service booth with kid’s favorites, walking tacos and funnel cakes. Entertainment: disc jockey K.C. Jones nightly; Thursday and Friday, 7-9 p.m., magician Chuck Caputo in Kid’s Kingdom; visit by mascots Friday and Saturday.
St. Jude, Wilmerding
Thursday-Saturday, July 7-9, 6-11 p.m., parish grounds, 405 Westinghouse Ave. Highlights include flea market, bingo, games, Chinese auction, daily 50/50 raffle, money raffle and more. Delicious ethnic food fare, served from 5:30-10 p.m., includes homemade pierogies, stuffed cabbage, haluski, hot sausage, kielbasa, fish sandwiches, baked goods, funnel cakes and more. Live entertainment nightly: Thursday, 6:30-10 p.m., 2 For the Road; Friday, 6:30-9:30 p.m., Zabava; Saturday, 6:30-8:30 p.m., magician Chuck Caputo, 6:30-9:30 p.m., music from Buddy Mac band.
St. Sebastian, Ross Township
Monday-Saturday, July 11-16, 6:30-10 p.m., (5-10 p.m. Saturday), parish grounds, 311 Siebert Road. Highlights include 11 rides for all ages, super bingo on Saturday, game booths, games of chance, photo booth, Kids Zone, homemade bake shop and more. Dinners are $10 for adults, $5 for children. Outdoor food booths featuring festival favorites, include “Big Bob’s Famous Ribs,” “Knights Knockout” sandwich, pulled pork sandwich, kielbasa and sauerkraut, hot dog (with cheese or sauerkraut), hamburger, cheeseburger, pizza (cheese and pepperoni), nachos with cheese, home-cut french fries, chicken planks, funnel cakes, beverages (including Reymer’s lemon drink) and more. There will be a live remote KDKA KiDKAst broadcast. Entertainment: nightly 6:30-8:30 p.m., Mrs. Goose Feathers face painting; Tuesday and Thursday, 7:30-9 p.m., Vince Demore strolling violin; Monday, Wednesday and Friday, 7:30-9 p.m., Meredith Hudak strolling violin; Thursday, 7-9 p.m., Tri-Rivers Clown with free balloons and performance by a barbershop quartet; Thursday and Friday, 6:30-8:30 p.m., Snow Queen; Wednesday and Saturday, 6:30-8:30 p.m., Al Mazing ostrich magic; nightly, 6:30-9:30 p.m., juggler Kenny Willis.
St. Albert, St. Basil, St. Norbert, St. Wendelin
Wednesday-Saturday, July 13-16, 6:30-11 p.m., St. Albert the Great Church grounds, 3198 Schieck St., Baldwin. Highlights include rides by Reinhart Amusements, nightly raffles, Chinese auction, flea market, games and more. Dinners, Wednesday-Friday, 4-6:30 p.m. (5-9 p.m. Saturday), featuring fish on Friday, and Chef Steve’s barbecue on Saturday. Also featuring an array of festival foods and drinks, including fresh-made, as-you-order doughnuts. The grand raffle includes $10,000 in prizes, with nightly drawings. Entertainment: Wednesday, Corned Beef and Curry; Thursday, disc jockey Dave Skalniak; Friday, Gone South Band; Saturday Madel Jagr.
All Saints, Etna
Wednesday-Saturday, July 13-16, starting at 6:30 p.m., 19 Wilson St. Attractions include rides for kids, games of chance, games of skill, instant bingo and more. Money raffle, with $500 prize nightly, and $4,000 on Saturday. Bingo starts at 7:30 p.m. in air-conditioned hall. Dinners nightly, 5-7 p.m., cost is $10 for adults, $6 for children, with takeout available: Wednesday, baked chicken; Thursday, steak; Friday, fish; Saturday, pasta with red or white sauce. Food booths open at 7 p.m., and includes hamburgers, hot dogs, hot sausage, pizza, hot pretzels, funnel cakes, Hawaiian shaved ice and daily specials. Entertainment nightly starting at 7 o’clock: Wednesday, Tullycavy (folk music); Thursday, kid’s night; Friday, Cue Ball (blues/rock music); Saturday, Kardaz (classic rock from the ‘60s and ‘70s).
St. John the Baptist, Plum
Family festival, Wednesday-Saturday, July 13-16, 444 St. John St. Highlights include kiddieland, lemonade stand, bingo, grand raffle, dinners and variety of food booths. Live entertainment nightly.
North American Martyrs, Monroeville
Wednesday-Saturday, July 13-16. Festival has selection of attractions, including amusement rides, carnival games, inflatables, bingo, grand prize raffle, games of chance, face painters and more. Variety of favorite festival foods available. Featuring an assortment of entertainment: Wednesday, lip-sync and dance party; Thursday, Bobby Vee; Friday, DooWop Shoppe; Saturday, Glitz. For more information, visit www.namfestival.com.
Our Lady of Most Blessed Sacrament, Natrona Heights
Wednesday-Saturday, July 13-16, 6-10:30 p.m. (5-10:30 p.m. Saturday), on school grounds, 800 Montana Ave. Highlights include bingo, rides, games, bake sale, basket bonanza and more. The daily menu features homemade stuffed cabbage, pierogies, cabbage and noodles, barbecue pork, hot sausage, hot dogs, pizza, kielbasa, funnel cakes and more. Entertainment: Wednesday, 7-10 p.m., American Pie; Thursday, July 9, 7-10 p.m., Wendy and the Lost Boys; Friday, 7-10 p.m. Curt Marino and Marcie Covey with Risen to Save; Saturday, 7-10 p.m. Dick Tady Orchestra. Mass with polka music will be celebrated at 4 p.m. Saturday.
St. Joseph, Coraopolis
Thursday-Saturday, July 14-16, 5-10 p.m., parish parking lot, 1304 Fourth Ave. Highlights include ethnic food booths, games, bake sale, train rides, petting zoo on Saturday night and more. Ethnic food menu includes gnocci, haluski, pierogies, tacos, pizza, lasagna, sausage, meatball sandwiches, chicken, french fries, funnel cakes and more. Nightly entertainment will include local musicians.
St. Robert Bellarmine, East McKeesport
Thursday-Saturday, July 14-16, 6:30-10 p.m. (with food booth opening at 5 p.m. Saturday, and all other booths from 6-10 p.m.), 1313 Fifth Ave. Highlights include giant flea market, homemade baked goods sale, Kids’ Korner, games for all ages, basket auction and more. Food menu includes pizza freta, fresh-squeezed lemonade, stuffed cabbage, homemade pierogies, fresh-cut french fries, hot sausage, fresh-grilled hamburgers and hot dogs, barbecue pulled pork, walking tacos, haluski, fresh fruit cups and more. Entertainment: Thursday, Karaoke; Friday, disc jockey playing music from all eras; Saturday, Joe Falco and the Streetlight, and other entertainment to be announced. Friday is special parish reunion night. Former members of parish and school are welcome to come and share memories. Special St. Robert trivia contest will be held.
SS. Simon and Jude, Scott Township
Thursday-Saturday, July 14-16, 6 p.m., school grounds, 1607 Greentree Road. Highlights include rides, games, bingo, petting zoo and more. Featuring home show exhibits that include many local and regional companies with giveaways. Variety of international food booths, including Italian, Polish, Irish, Mexican, Indian and more. Also, Famous Fry Daddies Barbecue, funnel cakes, apple dumplings and more. Entertainment will feature skydivers, Karaoke contest, Shovlin Irish Dancers, Gymsport competitive gymnastics and much more. For information, visit www.ssjfestival.com
St. Christopher, Prospect
Friday-Saturday, July 15-16, 4-10 p.m. (5-10 p.m. Saturday, with outdoor Mass celebrated at 4 p.m.), 229 N. Franklin St. (Route 528). Featuring fun for the whole family, including children’s bounce, dime toss, free balloon animals, bingo, flea market, country store, basket raffles, instant bingo, meat raffle, banner game and more. Food menu includes burritos, gyros, grape leaves, baklava, potato pancakes, hamburgers, hot dogs, french fries, chicken tenders, garbage fries, cabbage rolls, haluski, pierogies, kielbasa and sauerkraut, homemade pie and ice cream, snow cones, funnel cakes and barbecue chicken. Entertainment: Friday, 7-10 p.m., square dancing; Saturday, 5-10 p.m., family Karaoke with Rikki Woodling Cabaret, 7 p.m. Tammarack Lake Cloggers. Star Wars character appearance by Star Wars 501st Legion on Saturday. One free basket raffle ticket with a donation of a new non-perishable canned food item for local food pantry or humane society (limit one ticket per person). Special outdoor Mass at 4 p.m. Saturday, with music by Prospect Chime Choir. Parking shuttle available from Prospect Presbyterian Church.
St. Damien of Molokai, Monongahela
Friday-Sunday, July 15-17, 5-11 p.m. (noon-6 p.m. Sunday), parish park, at First and Main Street (behind Dierken’s Pharmacy). Highlights include bake sale, bingo, basket raffle, games for children and adults, small games of chance and more. Menu features a variety of ethnic and American foods, including chicken wings, pizza, funnel cakes, ice cream, barbecue, fresh-cut french fries, Rita’s Italian Ice, fresh-squeezed lemonade and more. Entertainment: Friday, 7:30-10:30 p.m., musician/singer/songwriter Tony Janflone Jr.; Saturday, 7:30-10:30 p.m., Dr. Zoot; Sunday, 2-5 p.m., The Epics. Special Mass in park Saturday, July 16, 4 p.m. Free admission and free parking.
St. Alexis, Wexford
Flea market, Saturday, July 16, 8 a.m.-1 p.m., Sunday, July 17, 9 a.m.-2 p.m., school, 10090 Old Perry Highway. Flea market will continue in tent during parish festival, Aug. 3-6.
St. Athanasius, West View
Thursday-Saturday, July 21-23, 5-11 p.m., parish parking lot, 7 Chalfonte St. Highlights include Kid’s Kingdom, flea market, basket raffle, games for all ages, big money raffle, green screen picture booth, radio-controlled truck course, “Oasis” over-21 area with beer and wine sales, and more. Dinners, 5-7 p.m. nightly: Thursday, to be announced; Friday, fish fry; Saturday, Italian dinner with meat/cheese lasagna, salad and bread. Entertainment: Thursday, to be announced; Friday, karaoke all night; 7 p.m., princesses and princes are invited to wear their best “royal attire” for group singing of “Let It Go” and other songs; Saturday, to be announced. Nightly entertainment will highlight parish talent and special character appearances. Saturday is special welcome home night for former members of parish and school. Festivities start with Mass at 4 p.m.
St. Mark, Liberty Borough
Flea market and antique sale presale, Saturday, July 23 and Sunday, July 31, 10 a.m.-4 p.m., Liberty Borough site, 3210 Liberty Way. Parish festival is Aug. 4-6. For more information, visit www.saintmarkdiopitt.org.
Holy Redeemer Ellwood City
Wednesday-Saturday, July 27-30, 6-10 p.m. (with food booths open from 4-10 p.m.), parish grounds, 311 Lawrence Ave. Highlights include nightly bake sale, rides (from Thomas Family Amusements), dining tent and more. Dinner: Friday, ribs; Saturday, lamb. Food menu includes shells and meatballs, pepperoni puffs, fried dough, sandwiches, pizza and more nightly. Entertainment provided nightly. Nightly drawing of summer cash giveaway.
Holy Trinity, Robinson Township
Wednesday-Saturday, July 27-30, 6-11 p.m. parish grounds, 5718 Steubenville Pike. This year the “famous” huge white elephant sale has returned. Additional attractions include bingo, casino games, rides, auction, raffles and more. An array of ethnic foods, including German, Italian, American and Polish. Also includes grill, barbecue ham, funnel cakes, lemonade stand, large beverage menu and many desserts. Entertainment includes such bands as Mansfield 5 and N2O2R (Not Too Old To Rock).
Madonna Del Castello, Swissvale
Thursday-Saturday, July 28-30, starting at 7 p.m. (with dinners served beginning at 4 p.m.), 2021 S. Braddock Ave., Highlights include bingo, games, super slide, basket raffle, T-shirt sale and more. Homemade dinners served nightly, and include meatballs, hot sausage, stuffed cubinella peppers, eggplant rolatini and eggplant parmigiana. Daily dinner specials: Thursday, Cavatelli; Friday, linguine with clams; Saturday, manicotti. Also, featuring Madonna’s “famous” fried dough, Veltre’s pizza and Casa Dolce (House of Sweets). Entertainment: Thursday, 6 p.m., Pittsburgh Letter Carriers band; Friday, 7 p.m., Lorraine Busch Dance Center performers; Saturday 7 p.m., Foxtrot Dance Studio performers; nightly, disc jockey Lazer Labby. Parking available in Noble Street lot.
St. Agnes Parish and School, West Mifflin
Festival kicks off parish’s 150th anniversary celebration, Friday-Saturday, July 29-30, 5-11 p.m., school grounds, 653 St. Agnes Lane. Highlights include bingo, bake sale, raffles and more. Friday menu includes fish sandwich (beginning at 3 p.m.), haluski, hot sausage, kielbasa and sauerkraut; Saturday, roast beef dinner, 3-6 p.m. Entertainment: Friday, 7-10 p.m., Dallas Marks; Saturday, 7-10:30 p.m., disc jockey.
St. Alexis, Wexford
Wednesday-Saturday, Aug. 3-6, 6-11 p.m., parish and school campus, 10090 Old Perry Highway. Highlights include games, money raffle, basket auction, flea market tent, kiddieland and more. Featuring rides, with ride-all-night option. Special dinners served nightly, starting at 4:30 p.m. in school cafeteria, $9 for adults, $5 for children ages 3-10, free for children under 3, and includes drinks and dessert: Wednesday, Italian, featuring pasta and meatballs by Juliano’s, homemade wedding soup and tiramisu; Thursday, “Thanksgiving in August,” traditional Thanksgiving fare, including pumpkin and apple pies; Friday, “All-You-Can-Eat Breakfast for Dinner,” featuring eggs, pancakes, breakfast meats, potatoes and more; Saturday, Texas barbecue, with pulled pork, local corn on the cob and baked beans. A variety of festival style food served outside nightly, including the popular funnel cake and ice cream booth. Live entertainment nightly: Wednesday, Cahal Dunne (Irish singer and storyteller): Thursday, Center Stage Dance Academy and Spin Cycle; Friday, Michele’s Dance Center, Uptown Rhythm and Brass (blues, funk, jazz, rock and soul music); Saturday, Tammy’s School of Dance, Kardaz (classic rock from the ‘60s and ‘70s). Beer is available at Alexis Gardens. Due to possible repaving of North Allegheny Senior High School, off-site lighted parking may not be available. If needed, an alternative parking lot will be utilized. For more information, visit www.stalexis.org, or call 724-935-4343.
St. Valentine, Bethel Park
Wednesday-Saturday, Aug. 3-6, 6-10 p.m. (dinners start at 5 p.m.), parish grounds, 2710 Ohio St. Highlights include games, bake sale, entertainment, food booths and more. Dinners served nightly. Food booths include but not limited to hot pretzels, fried dough, french fires, pierogies, kielbasa, hot dogs and more. Entertainment: nightly disc jockey; Saturday, Ray Jay and the Carousels playing polka music, following 4 p.m. Mass. A Mass with polka music will be celebrated at 4 p.m. Saturday.
St. Vitus, New Castle
Wednesday-Saturday, Aug. 3-6, beginning at 6 p.m., 910 S. Mercer St. Highlights include nightly Italian food specials, baby doll dance, kiddieland (by Thomas Family Amusements), fireworks, grand raffle and much more. Homemade Italian food specialties include Cavatelli, pasta fagioli, sausage, meatballs, steak and eggplant sandwiches, pepperoni puffs, fried dough, pizza, pizza greens, chicken and lamb on the rod, Casa de Dolce (house of Italian treats) and more. Entertainment: Wednesday, 6-8 p.m., the Lawrence County Community Band, 6-9 p.m. The Faiellas; Thursday, Aug. 4, 6-7 p.m., Steve Fazzini, 7-9 p.m., The Red Coat Band, 9 p.m., baby doll dance; Friday, 7-9 p.m., Lawrence County Brass, 8-11 p.m. Jim Frank Combo; Saturday, 8-11 p.m., Frank Gallo band. Festival ends with fireworks by Pyrotechnico at 10:30 p.m.
St. Bernadette, Monroeville
Thursday-Saturday, Aug. 4-6, 6-11 p.m. (6-10 p.m. Thursday), 245 Azalea Drive. Highlights include huge flea market, games for kids, rides, inflatables, Monte Carlo games, basket raffle, bingo and more. Food menu includes pulled pork sliders, pierogies, haluski, hamburgers, hot dogs, hot/sweet sausage, saber spuds (fresh-cut french fries), funnel cakes, nachos, ice cream treats, kettle corn, huge bake sale and more. There will be plenty of entertainment over the three-day festival, including Dallas Marks (country rock band) on Saturday.
St. Elizabeth Ann Seton, Carnegie
Thursday-Saturday, Aug. 4-6, 6-10 p.m. (5-10 p.m. Saturday), 330 Third Ave., Highlights include bake sale, deluxe basket raffle, money wheels, bingo, children’s games, big money raffle and more. A variety of homemade ethnic foods available nightly. Entertainment will feature live bands. For more information, visit the parish website in July, at www.seascarnegie.org.
St. Mark, Liberty Borough
Thursday-Saturday, Aug. 4-6, 6-11 p.m. (5-11 p.m. Saturday), Liberty Borough site, 3210 Liberty Way. Highlights include specialty craft and sports basket raffle, rides, money raffle, kids’ area, flea and antique market sale, photo booth, bake sale, bingo, money wheels, games and more. Food menu features haluski, stuffed cabbage, pierogies, “Big Mark” hamburger, hot sausage, kielbasa, corn dogs, fresh fried potato chips, funnel cakes, fried Oreos, cotton candy, popcorn, french fries, nachos, tacos and more. Entertainment features disc jockey nightly, and visits from Princess Leia and sports mascots. For more information, visit www.saintmarkdiopitt.org.
St. Mary of the Assumption, Herman
Sunday, Aug. 7, 11 a.m.-7 p.m., school grounds, 821 Herman Road (Butler). Highlights include basket raffle, children’s slide, all-day tractor rides, bingo, large cash raffle, teen games, games for children, music, bake sale, chuck-a-luck games, bake sale and more. Dinner served from 11 a.m.-5 p.m., includes baked ham and char-grilled chicken, with home-grown green beans, cucumbers and cole slaw. Also featuring hot sausage, hot dogs, french fries, cotton candy, funnel cakes and home-grown vegetables. Live music played from noon-4 p.m., Shuttle bus available from local fire hall.
Wednesday-Saturday, Aug. 10-13, school grounds, 35 N. Jackson St. Highlights include big raffle with six prizes, bingo, rides for kids, games for children and adults, concession stand nightly, homemade baked goods. Nightly concession stands serving Father Dennis’ Purgatory chili, kielbasa, haluski, pierogies, funnel cakes, snow cones, cotton candy and more. Special barbecue on Saturday. Entertainment features disc jockey nightly and road race on Wednesday.
St. Raphael, Morningside
Thursday-Sunday, Aug. 11-14. Festival opens with grand parade on Thursday at 6 p.m., and continues nightly on parish grounds, 1154 Chislett St. Highlights include games, amusements, flea market, kids’ zone, Chinese auction, raffles, bingo, refreshment stand and live music. Special St. Rocco feast day celebration on Sunday, beginning with Mass in Italian at 4 p.m., followed by neighborhood procession with St. Rocco statue and brass band. Sunday evening festivities include live Italian music and fireworks. For more information, call 412-661-3100.
St. Ferdinand, Cranberry Township
Friday, Aug. 12, 6-11 p.m., Saturday, Aug. 13, 5-11 p.m. and Sunday, Aug. 14, 4-9 p.m., parish grounds, 2535 Rochester Road. Highlights include $12,000 grand prize raffle, giant white elephant/flea market sale, theme basket raffles, train rides, bingo, games of chance, kiddieland area and more. Dinners: Friday, 5-8 p.m., Italian dinner with new menu; Saturday, 4-8 p.m., barbecue chicken; Sunday, 1-7 p.m., turkey or ham. Concession stand nightly menu: pizza, hamburgers, pretzels, homemade favorite foods, ice cream, walking tacos, homemade pastries and more.
Our Lady of Joy, Holiday Park
Friday-Saturday, Aug. 12-13, 5-10 p.m. (4-10 p.m. on Saturday), 2000 O’Block Road. Highlights include $8,800 raffle, moonwalk, obstacle course, slide, adult games, children games, bingo (7-10 p.m.), bake sale, “Then and Now” booth, 50/50 raffle, basket raffle and more. Daily food menu includes hot sausage sandwich, meatball sandwich, stuffed cabbage, haluski, pierogies, hamburgers, hot dogs, gyros, chicken fingers, pizza, french fries, nachos, funnel cake, snow cones, ice cream, popcorn, soft pretzels, fresh-squeezed lemonade and more. Special chicken cordon blue dinner on Saturday. Entertainment: Friday, 6:30-9:30 p.m., Magic Moments: Saturday, 6:30-9:30 p.m., B-Men.
Mary, Mother of the Church, Charleroi
Saturday, Aug. 13, 11 a.m.-8 p.m., alley behind church, 624 Washington Ave. Highlights include festival of nations homemade ethnic food booths, including American, Irish, Italian and Slovak food booths, plus children’s games, basket raffle and more. Menu items include homemade pierogies, haluski, halupki, eggplant Parmesan, ravioli, gyros, hot dogs, barbecue chicken and homemade baked goods. Disc jockey Cary Charles will provide music all day.
St. Teresa of Avila, Perrysville
Flea market presale, Saturday, Aug. 13, 9 a.m.-2 p.m., 1000 Avila Court, Perrysville. Festival is Aug. 15-20.
Holy Sepulcher, Glade Mills
Sunday, Aug. 14, 11 a.m.-8 p.m. (flea market and bake sale open at 8 a.m.), 1304 E. Cruikshank Road. Highlights include barbecue chicken dinner, giant flea market, Chinese auction, bake sale, bingo, kids’ world, games, raffles and more. Dinner features barbecue chicken or ham dinner with sides. Other food items for sale include pizza, haluski and snack bar. Musical entertainment begins at noon.
Our Lady of Grace, Scott Township
Monday-Saturday, Aug. 15-20, 7-10:30 p.m. (dinners begin at 4 p.m.), parking lot between school and church grounds, 310 Kane Blvd. Highlights include bingo, rides, white elephant sale, bake sale, games, raffles, caricature artist and much more. Festival features nightly dinners and food booths. Entertainment provided nightly.
St. Teresa of Avila, Perrysville
Special 50th anniversary festival celebration, Monday-Saturday, Aug. 15-20, 4:30-10 p.m., parish and school grounds, 1000 Avila Court. Highlights include Chinese auction, 50/50 raffle, bake sale, rides, games of chance, petting zoo, flea market and more. Nightly dinner, 4:30-7:30 o’clock: Monday, roast beef; Tuesday, Eastern European menu; Wednesday, chicken and meatloaf; Thursday, German menu; Friday, fish; Saturday, Italian menu. Entertainment: Monday, North Hills Dixie Band; Tuesday, St. Teresa Spirit Band; Wednesday, Brass Staff; Friday, The Eldorados.
Holy Wisdom/St. John XXIII, North Side
“North Side Celebration," Wednesday-Saturday, Aug. 17-20, on St. Boniface Church grounds, 2208 East St. on Pittsburgh’s North Side. Highlights include non-smoking bingo, games, rides, a variety of food, beer, wine, a bakery and disc jockey. Schedule: Wednesday, community night; Thursday, classic car cruise, entertainment by Chuck Blasko and the Vogues; Saturday, 6 p.m. skydiver lottery, entertainment by Johnny Angel and the Halos. A festival Mass will be celebrated at 4 p.m. on Saturday. An ATM will be on site. For more information, call 412-231-1116, or visit www.holywisdomparish.org.
St. Francis of Assisi, Finleyville
Annual parish picnic, Sunday, Aug. 21, 1 p.m. until dark, parish grounds, 3609 Washington Ave., Finleyville. Featuring game stands for all ages, country store, craft and theme baskets, all-day bingo. Variety of food stands, featuring roast lamb, roast beef, barbecue chicken, haluski, kielbasa and sauerkraut, hot dogs and more. All are welcome.
St. Wendelin, Carbon Center
Sunday, Aug. 21, church grounds, 210 St. Wendelin Road. Featuring bingo and bake sale. Dinner features chicken or ham, with potato and side dishes.
St. Sylvester, Brentwood
Pre-festival spaghetti dinner, Sunday, Aug. 21, 2-6 p.m., parish hall, 2754 Brownsville Road. Festival, Monday-Saturday, Aug. 22-27, 7-10 p.m., 3754 Brownsville Road. Highlights include air-brush tattoos, bingo, rides, bake sale, 50/50 raffle and more. Food specials nightly. Entertainment include disc jockey, with Mary Ellen Shade School of Dance performing Friday at 6:30 p.m.
Good Samaritan, Ambridge
Thursday, Sept. 1, 6-10 p.m., Friday, Sept. 2, 6-11 p.m., Saturday, Sept. 3, 2-11 p.m., Sunday, Sept. 4, 1-10 p.m., Eighth Street in Ambridge. Highlights include bingo, face painting, hourly 50/50 raffle, bake sale, silent auction, big money raffle for prizes of $6,000, $3,000 and $1,500. Dinners: Thursday, 4-7 p.m., stuffed chicken breast; Friday, 4-7 p.m., famous fish fry; Saturday, 3-7 p.m., stuffed cabbage; Sunday, noon-7 p.m., “famous” spaghetti and meatball dinner. No outside food or beverages permitted at festival. Hardwood floor provided for dancing. Entertainment: Thursday, 6-10 p.m., Dancing Queen; Friday, 7-11 p.m., Lenny Gomulka and Chicago Push; Saturday, 2-5 p.m. (and at 5:30 p.m. Mass), Dick Tady Orchestra, 8-8:50 p.m. and 9:30-10:20 p.m., Jimmy Ross and the Jaggerz; Sunday, 1-2:30 p.m., Ambridge Steel Drum Band; 3-7 p.m., The Cavaliers; 7-8 p.m. and 8:30-9:30 p.m., Johnny Angel and the Halos. Special Mass with polka music on Saturday at 5:30 p.m. For more information, call 724-266-4488 or visit www.GoodSam1.org. See advertisement on Page 12.
St. Blaise, Midland
Friday-Saturday, Sept. 9-10, 4-9 p.m., lyceum and parish grounds, Eighth Street and Ohio Avenue. Highlights include bake sale, silent auction, carnival games, giant raffle and more. Food menu features a variety of ethnic foods. Live entertainment provided nightly.
St. Alphonsus, Wexford
Saturday, Sept. 10, 6-8 p.m., and Sunday, Sept. 11, 12:30-6:30 p.m., 201 Church Road. Saturday features games and refreshments of hamburgers and hot dogs. Sunday is harvest home festival and dinner, with home cooked dinner, Chinese auction, raffle, entertainment, “Treasures from the Attic” flea market, country store with fresh produce, baked goods and more. Harvest home dinner features chicken roasted on an outdoor grill or harvest home ham, with mashed potatoes and gravy, green beans, corn, cole slaw, cucumber salad, tomato salad, applesauce, rolls, slice of pie and beverage. For more information, call 724-935-1151, or e-mail harvest@SaintAlphonsusWexford.org.
St. Camillus, Neshannock Township
Fall craft and food festival, Saturday, Sept. 10, 9 a.m.-3 p.m., 314 W. Englewood Ave. Featuring more than 50 crafters and vendors. Also bake sale, 50/50 drawing, basket raffle, raffle tickets and variety of ethnic foods. Admission is free.
St. Joseph, Cabot
Sunday, Sept. 11, 11 a.m.-6 p.m., 315 Stoney Hollow Road. Highlights include cash raffle, big basket raffle, bingo, old fashioned country store (with baked goods, flea market and treasures galore), small games of chance, children’s games and more. Variety of food booths available. Free parking, with shuttle service available from additional parking along Winfield Road.
Annual car cruise, Sunday, Sept. 11, noon-4 p.m., parish parking lot, 100 McKrell Road. Open to all car enthusiasts, festivities also include disc jockey, face painting, basket raffle and more. Food menus features pig roast, as well as hamburgers, hot dogs, bake sale and more.
St. Bartholomew, Penn Hills
Thursday-Saturday, Sept. 15-17, parish and school grounds, 111 Erhardt Drive. Featuring fun for all ages, including rides, games, variety of food and more. For more information, call 412-242-3374. See advertisement on Page 8.
St. Michael, Butler
Festa Italia, Saturday, Sept. 24, noon-9 p.m. and Sunday, Sept. 25, noon-6 p.m., parish hall, 432 Center Ave. Italian village shops include ice cream parlor, bakery, café bistro, the ristorante (serving a la carte Italian food), surprise gift bag shop, theme baskets, youth activities, the winery, wine tasting and sale, money raffle and more. Saturday’s a la carte menu for the ristorante includes beans and greens, chicken piccata, eggplant Parmesan, hot sausage and meatballs sandwiches, lasagna, pasta primavera, Natili’s pizza, stuffed shells, wedding and chicken pastina soup, caprese and tossed salad and Italian love cake. Spaghetti and meatball dinner, with garlic bread, salad and dessert served on Sunday. Entertainment: Saturday, 2:30 p.m. local dance group, 3:30 p.m. Michael Sonata’s tribute to “Old Blue Eyes” Frank Sinatra, 5:30 p.m. Mirella the Musician; Sunday, starting at 1 p.m., John Gabriele on the accordion, and also featuring local dance group.
St. Malachy, Kennedy Township
Thursday-Saturday, Oct. 6-8, 4-10 p.m. (2-10 p.m. Saturday), 343 Forest Grove Road. Highlights include large variety of nationality booths, including German, Italian, French, Slovak, Mexican and American. Also featuring gyros, pierogies and cookies. In addition, there will be raffles, instant bingo and games for all ages. Food menu and entertainment will be announced.
St. Peter, Slippery Rock
Oktoberfest, Friday-Saturday, Oct. 14-15, 342 Normal Ave. Highlights include bingo, games, paint and sip, and more. Menu features pulled pork and traditional Oktoberfest foods. A Mass with polka music will be celebrated, followed by dancing all night. For more information, call 724-794-2880, or visit www.rockcatholic.org.
Below is a listing of charity golf outings submitted to the Pittsburgh Catholic.
Saturday, May 21
St. Rosalia Academy’s fifth annual Golf Outing, Meadowink Golf Course, 4076 Bulltown Road, Murrysville. Outing begins at 1 p.m. Cost is $100. Proceeds benefit St. Rosalia Academy’s athletic association. To register, call 412-521-3005.
Monday, May 23
The 23rd annual Christ the Divine Teacher Catholic Academy’s Golf Outing, Fox Chapel Golf Club, 426 Fox Chapel Road, Fox Chapel. Registration and lunch begin at 11 a.m., with shotgun start at 1 p.m. Dinner, with silent auction and prizes, will follow golf. Cost is $350 per person, or $1,400 for a foursome. Proceeds benefit Christ the Divine Teacher Catholic Academy in Aspinwall. To register, call Colin Murray at 412-901-8587 or e-mail email@example.com.
Tina Kokel Memorial Golf Outing and Dinner, Montour Heights Country Club, 1491 Coraopolis Heights Road, Moon Township (www.montourheightscc.com). The four-person scramble begins with registration at 10:30 a.m., shotgun start at noon, with arrivals for dinner starting at 5 p.m. The golf package is $150 per golfer, and includes green fees, cart rental, a deli lunch, driving range, skill prizes, dinner with a basket raffle and silent auction. Dinner only is $50. Proceeds benefit the Tina Kokel Memorial Scholarship Fund. For registration and information, contact Ryan Jozwiak at 412-216-8454, or e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org. The outing is named after eighth-grade teacher Tina Kokel, who died at the age of 27.
Friday, June 3
Our Lady of Grace Athletic Association’s annual Golf Outing, Lindenwood Golf Course, 360 Galley Road, Peters Township. Schedule of events include: registration from 9:30-11:30 a.m.; shotgun start at noon; cocktails, auction and dinner at 6 p.m.; awards presentation at 7 p.m. The cost is $125 for individuals, and includes golf, a cart, lunch and dinner. Non-golfers are welcome to attend the dinner. The cost for dinner only is $25. Proceeds benefit the athletic association of Our Lady of Grace in Scott Township. For information on registering, call 412-498-9282 or e-mail email@example.com.
Saturday, June 4
Butler Catholic School Golf Outing, Lake Arthur Golf Club, 255 Isle Road, Butler. The scramble format begins with registration at 7:30 a.m., with a shotgun start at 9 a.m. Each team will play with a junior player in grades 3-12, at no additional cost as a fifth person. The cost is $360 for a four-person team, and includes green fees, cart, lunch, a pig roast dinner and the opportunity to win chance and skill prizes. Proceeds benefit Butler Catholic School in Butler. The dinner will include a basket raffle and live auction. For more information and to register, e-mail BCSGOLFOUTING@AOL.COM. The registration deadline is May 20.
Sunday, June 5
The 22nd annual Holy Rosary Golf Outing, Quicksilver Golf Club, 200 Quicksilver Road, Midway. Registration begins at noon, with a shotgun start at 1 p.m. The cost is $95 per player, $380 for a foursome and $20 for dinner only. Proceeds benefit Holy Rosary Parish in Muse. For more information and to register, call Joe Borella at 724-745-2116, or visit www.holyrosarymuse.org.
Monday, June 6
The 12th annual Chimbote Foundation’s Msgr. Roos Memorial Golf Outing, South Hills Country Club, 4305 Brownsville Road, Whitehall. The outing starts at 10 a.m. The cost is $300 for a single golfer, $500 for a twosome, $1,000 for a foursome and $100 for dinner only. For more information and to register, visit www.diopitt.org/golf-outing-2016.
Monday, June 13
St. Cyril of Alexandria Parish’s 13th annual Golf Outing, Shannopin Country Club, 1 Windmere Road, Ben Avon Heights. The outing begins with a shotgun start at noon. The cost is $165 for singles, $300 for a twosome, $450 for a threesome and $550 for a foursome. Proceeds benefit St. Cyril Parish in Pittsburgh’s Brighton Heights neighborhood. To register and for more information, call Bill Murtha at 412-327-4567 or Vince Curtin at 412-992-8424.
24th annual Spartan Scramble, Lenape Heights Golf Resort, 950 Golf Course Road, Ford City. Schedule: registration and photos at 10:30 a.m.; lunch at 11 a.m.; shotgun start at noon; cash bar opens at 5 p.m.; dinner and auction at 5:30 p.m.; super raffle drawing of $20,000 at 7:30 p.m. The cost is $150 per person, and $50 for dinner only. Foursome packages are available. Proceeds benefit St. Joseph High School in Natrona Heights. To register, visit www.SaintJosephHS.com.
Tuesday, June 21
St. Alphonsus Golf Classic, Cranberry Highlands Golf Course, 5601 Freshcorn Road, Cranberry Township. The outing begins with a shotgun start at 9 a.m. The cost is $150 per player and $600 for a foursome. Proceeds benefit St. Alphonsus Parish and School in Wexford. For more information and to register, call 1-216-244-5667, e-mail golf@SaintAlphonsusWexford.org or visit www.SaintAlphonsusWexford.org.
Saturday, July 23
Knights of Columbus Pius XI Council 4925 Golf Outing, Murrysville Golf Club, 3804 Sardis Road, Murrysville. Registration is at 11 a.m., with a shotgun start at 1 p.m. The cost is $75 per golfer, and includes green fees, carts, refreshments and a buffet dinner. Proceeds benefit charities of the Knights of Columbus at St. Bernadette Parish in Monroeville. For registration and information, call Ron Morra at 412-848-7012 or Mark DeFabio at 412-877-9549.
Saturday, July 30
Ninth annual Knights of Columbus Charitable Golf Outing, Pine Grove Golf Course (www.pinegrovegolf.com), 38 Fairway Drive, Grove City. The four-person scramble format begins with a shotgun start at 1 p.m. Sponsored by the Knights of Columbus Council 13943 of St. Peter Parish in Slippery Rock. The cost is $80 for individuals, $320 for a foursome, and includes 18 holes of golf, cart, hot dogs for lunch upon arrival, a buffet dinner following golf, beverages and prizes. Proceeds are for Habitat for Humanity Project to benefit the Jamison family. For more information and to register, call Chuck Plinta at 724-794-2200 or e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org.
Monday, Aug. 1
The 30th Annual Holy Family Golf Classic, Montour Heights Country club, 1491 Coraopolis Heights Road, Moon Township. Proceeds benefit Holy Family Institute to help transform the lives of children and families in the community. For more information, call Rachel Cohen at 412-766-9020, ext. 439, or e-mail email@example.com.
St. Joseph, Verona, 150th anniversary celebration Golf Outing, 3 Lakes Golf Course, 6700 Saltsburg Road, Penn Hills. Registration begins at 10 a.m., with a shotgun start at 11 a.m. Featuring a $10,000 cash hole-in-one prize and other skill prizes. The cost is $70 per person. Proceeds benefit St. Joseph School in Verona. For more information and registration, call Frank Santucci at 412-828-9205 or e-mail SANTUCCI1917@COMCAST.NET.
Monday, Aug. 8
The 12th annual Sisters of St. Francis of the Neumann Communities (Millvale) Golf Tournament, Longue Vue Club, 400 Longue Vue Drive, Verona. The scramble format features 18 holes of golf, with a shotgun at noon. Featuring opportunities to win a variety of unique skill and hole-in-one prizes, as well as lunch, dinner, a super square raffle and auction. Proceeds benefit the ministries of the Sisters of St. Francis of the Neumann Communities in Millvale. For more information and registration, call 412-821-2200, ext. 276, or visit www.sosf.org.
Friday, Sept. 9
The 15th Annual St. Athanasius Golf Outing, Pittsburgh North Golf Club, 3800 Bakerstown Road, Bakerstown. The outing begins with registration at 8 a.m., with a shotgun start at 9 a.m. The cost is $65 if paid before Aug. 19, $70 if paid after Aug. 21 and before Sept. 2 and $75 if paid on the day of the event. The cost includes a continental breakfast, an outing souvenir T-shirt, a cart, dinner and on-course beverage, and a chance at the prize raffle. Proceeds benefit St. Athanasius Parish in West View. For registration and more information, call Patrice Mikec at 412-734-1787.
Monday, Sept. 12
Eighth Annual Catholic Charities’ Golf Classic, Longue Vue Golf Club, 400 Longue Vue Drive, Verona. Registration begins at 9:30 a.m. The cost is $400 per single player. Sponsorship opportunities are available. Proceeds benefit Catholic Charities’ Free Health Care Center, which provides free quality and dental care to those uninsured and underinsured, regardless of religious affiliation. For more information and registration, call 412-456-6695, e-mail HCCgolf@ccpgh.org or visit www.freecarepgh.org.
Saturday, Sept. 17
North American Martyrs School Golf Outing, Manor Valley Golf Course, 2095 Denmark Manor Road, Export. Cost is $100 per player, and includes golf and dinner. Proceeds benefit Technology Fund of North American Martyrs School in Monroeville. Registration information available in July. Visit www.namcatholicchurch.org.