Thursday, April 25, 2013
The free event is Saturday, April 27.
Take on summer with YMCA's Healthy Kids Day from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday, April 27, at South Hills Village. The free community event encourages attendees to move, learn and live healthier. Families can come and have a blast in a big bouncy house, run through a preschool obstacle course, get cool giveaways and South Hills YMCA program and class offering information, watch a Kang's Karate demonstration and take part in fun activities provided by the Bethel Park Library and other local organizations. The fun will take place in the lower level north court. Like Patch on Facebook. | Follow Patch on Twitter. | Sign up for the daily email newsletter.
Wednesday, February 20, 2013
The parks and recreation committee examined facilities similar to the Community and Recreation Center at Boyce Mayview Park.
The parks and recreation committee examined the membership rates of health centers similar to the Community and Recreation Center of Boyce Mayview Park on Monday night. Director of Recreation and Leisure Services Paul Besterman said St. Clair Fitness was left off of the table provided during the meeting because the facility does not have a pool. The only local facility on the list below that has an outdoor pool is the Baierl Family YMCA and its outdoor pool is smaller than the outdoor pool at C&RC. The committee recommends no rate increase for the C&RC members this year. Commissioners are expected to vote on the recommendation March 4. The table below was generated by Upper St. Clair employees. Rates are per month. $32/resident $42/non-…
Tuesday, January 1, 2013
What to do with your dried up Christmas tree.
It's a brand new year and time to take down your Christmas decorations. Bring your dried up Christmas trees to the YMCA upper parking lot along McLaughlin Run Road. Be sure to remove all lights and decorations. Upper St. Clair Public Works crews will be grounding the trees up for mulch for residents' use.
Thursday, April 26, 2012
Here are five events to check out in the area this weekend.
Welcome to your Get Out Weekend Planner! It’s Thursday, and you’ve got no idea what you’ll do for the weekend. Well, Upper St. Clair Patch is coming to the rescue. We’ve got the best bets for your done-work-outta-here time. Check out our picks for the best activities to hit. 1. CUMC Vendor/Craft Show Where/When: Christ United Methodist Church, 9:30 a.m. to 3 p.m. on Saturday Why Go?: Many vendors representing a wide range of products will be on hand to demonstrate and sell their merchandise. There will also be some hand-crafted items from area crafters. This is a fundraising event for PRIME TIME Adult Care. Pricing: Free admission 2. “Take Back Drug” Collection Day Where/When: Upper St. Clair Municipal Building, 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. on …
Friday, August 19, 2011
Follow Upper St. Clair resident Mike Lloyd as he completes final leg of his Visionquest Challenge to raise money for Camp AIM. His Twitter is @Moondog23p.
Upper St. Clair resident Mike Lloyd will take on the third and final leg of his “Visionquest” this weekend. If you have been following Lloyd, you know that the local attorney has embarked on a three-part challenge this summer to raise money for the South Hills YMCA Camp AIM. Lloyd is a volunteer at the YMCA and hopes to raise more than $2,000. Last month, Lloyd and his friend, Mark Coulson, biked 350 miles from Washington D.C. to Pittsburgh during the extreme heat wave. In June, Lloyd hiked the 34-miles-in-one-day hike when he completed the Rachel Carson Trail Challenge. This weekend, Lloyd and his daughter, Colleen, are going to take part in the half marathon at Pikes Peak in Colorado. The Pikes Peak Marathon is known for its steep and …
Monday, August 8, 2011
While the sun was hot the fun was rather cool at Camp Kon-O-Kwee's open house on Saturday.
YMCA's Camp Kon-O-Kwee Spencer's fourth annual Kon-O-Palooza Music Festival and Open House was a big splash on Saturday. From the North Star Kids' stellar performance to the camp's the Splash Pad—where kids, moms and dads got a chance to cool down—it was a successful day! Camp Kon-O- Kwee hosts adaptive camping for children and adults with physical and mental disabilities, adventure programs for inner city youth at risk, YMCA parent/child campouts, senior citizen camping and school districts participating in environmental education programs.
Friday, July 22, 2011
Mike Lloyd completes second leg of his Visionquest Challenge to raise money for Camp Aim. Follow him on Twitter @Moondog23p.
While most folks will be staying inside this weekend to escape the heat, Upper St. Clair resident Mike Lloyd will be outside biking 350 miles. Lloyd, 49, an attorney, will travel with his law partner, Mike Coulson, and his brother-in-law, Jerry Tucker. The three are completing the bike trip from Washington, D.C. to Pittsburgh as the second leg of Lloyd’s Visionquest. They kicked off their three-day journey this morning in D.C. at about 6 a.m. The trip will follow the C & O Canal and the Allegheny Passage. With temperatures expected to peak over 100 degrees in some areas, obviously, heat will be a factor. Lloyd started his Visionquest journey last month when he hiked the Rachel Carson Trails Challenge, a 35-miles-in-one-day hike. Lloyd is …
Thursday, April 14, 2011
Bring your American Girl dolls to the bookstore and stop to take a picture with the Easter Bunny. These are just some of our picks for things to do in and around Upper St. Clair this weekend.
Welcome to the Get Out Weekend Planner! It’s Thursday, and you’ve got no idea what you’ll do for the weekend. Patch is coming to the rescue. We’ve got the best bets for your done-work-outta-here time. Check out our top picks for this weekend to find something for everyone in the family to enjoy. 1. American Girls Where/When: Barnes & Noble, Thursday, 7 p.m. Why go?: American Girl fans are invited to this children's event. Don't forget your favorite American Girls doll! Pricing: Free 2. Springtime Eggspress Where/When: South Hills Village: Lower Level North Court, Monday - Saturday: 10:30 a.m. - 8:30 p.m. and Sunday: 11 a.m. - 6 p.m. Why Go: The kids will love it! Take the children to South Hills Village for an Easter-themed ride. Pricing…