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Today is August 15, 2018
Mars, PA 15044

Nearby communities: Gibsonia

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Wednesday, August 15th, 2018

  • | Meeting
    - Richland Twp Supervisors Meeting, 7:00PM
     
           
  • | NATL - Public Interest
    - A day to celebrate and do something fun with your best friend! Go to a movie, shopping, get something to eat, play a game, or just hang out and be together.
     
           

Thursday, August 16th, 2018

  • | Promotional
    - Fire Till You Tire, Every Tues & Thurs, 6-10PM, Laser Storm, 412-364-3473, laserstorm.org
     
           

Friday, August 17th, 2018

  • | 7:00pm - 9:00pm | Charity, Fundraiser
    - JOIN US for Passavant Hospital Foundation's Sixth Annual  Run/Walk (8K and 4K Race) on Friday, August 17, 2018 at the North Park Pool Loop.

    Come one come all! A Friday night in the summer is the perfect time to come together with family and friends for a great run or a fun walk! Tired of doing the same old 5K loop? Now is your chance to change it up or add a little mileage, along with an evening start time.

    Course: North Park Pool Loop  (Hemlock Drive, Allison Park, PA 15101)

    Participants have the option of running or walking two loops for the 8K or one loop for the 4K. Both races will have awards in each age group.

    Registration fee: $30
    North Park Pool Loop
    Hemlock Drive Allison Park PA 15101
    Jennifer Sears 412.748.6648 steinsdoerferj@ph.upmc.edu

Saturday, August 18th, 2018

  • | Shows, Festivals, and Fairs
    - Pittsburgh Renaissance Festival, Weekends Through Sept, West Newton, ( West Of New Stanton) 724-872-1670, pittsburghrenfest.com
     
           
  • | NATL - Moon Phases
    - Moon enters First Quarter phase at 3:48 AM, EDT.
     
           

Sunday, August 19th, 2018

  • | Celebration
    - Concert In The Garden, Old Economy Village, Ambridge, 724-266-4500, oldeconomyvillage.org
     
           

Monday, August 20th, 2018

  • | Meeting
    - Pine Twp Supervisors Meeting, 6:30PM
     
           
  • | Kids
    - First Day Of Fall Classes At X-Cel Gymnastics, 724-772-0055, xcelgymnastics.com
     
           

Tuesday, August 21st, 2018

  • | Arts and Entertainment
    - Aladdin, Aug. 21-Sept. 9, Benedum Center, 412-456-6666, trustarts.org
     
           

Wednesday, August 22nd, 2018

  • | Meeting
    - Hampton Council Meeting, 7:30PM
     
           
  • | Promotional
    - Happy Hour Specials, Mon-Fri, 4-6PM, Franklin Inn, 412-366-4140, franklininn.net
     
           

Thursday, August 23rd, 2018

  • | Promotional
    - Ladies Night Out Chocolate Party, 4-8PM, Berry Vine Gifts, 724-935-1661, berryvinegifts.com
     
           

Sunday, August 26th, 2018

  • | Kids
    - Summer Isn't Complete Until You've Been To Fun Fore All! 724-7792270, funforeall.com
     
           
  • | NATL - Moon Phases
    - Known as the sturgeon moon by Native American tribes of New England and The Great Lakes. Moon enters Full Moon phase at 7:56 AM, EDT.
     
           
  • | NATL - Public Interest
    - A day to celebrate dogs for all they do in our lives, the joy they bring us while loving us unconditionally. For more information on celebrating our furry friends checkout the website click for details.
     
           
  • | NATL - Historical
    - Women's Equality Day is a day proclaimed each year by the United States President to commemorate the granting of the right for women vote throughout the country. Women in the United States were granted the right to vote on August 26, 1920, when the 19th Amendment to the United States Constitution was certified as law.
     
           

Monday, August 27th, 2018

  • | Promotional
    - Jewelry Making Classes Beginning, For Class Schedule Call Appalachian Rock Shop & Jewelry Emporium, 724-452-9356, appalachianrockshop.com
     
           
  • | Kids
    - Summer Isn't Complete Until You've Been To Fun Fore All! 724-7792270, funforeall.com
     
           
  • | NATL - Sports and Entertainment
    - Flushing Meadows, NY. Part of the Grand Slam of tennis tournaments. Est attendance: 720,000.
     
           

Wednesday, August 29th, 2018

  • | Promotional
    - Buy 6 Frontline Doses & Get 2 Free! Myoma Animal Hospital, 724-432-3444, myomaanimalhospital.com
     
           
  • | Shows, Festivals, and Fairs
    - Taste Of Greece, Aug. 29-Sept.2, Holy Trinity Greek Orthodox Church, 412-366-8700
     
           

Thursday, August 30th, 2018

  • | Health Seminars and Screenings
    - Have You Had A Dental Check- Up Lately? Come See Us! Dr. Tera DePaoli, Gibsonia, 724-443-4444
     
           
  • - Good Samaritan Parish Festival, Aug. 30- Sept.2, Church Grounds, 724-266-6565
     
           

Friday, August 31st, 2018

  • | Promotional
    - Check Out Our Seasonal Specials! Bella Frutteto Rest. 724-940-7777, bellafrutteto.com
     
           

Saturday, September 1st, 2018

  • | NATL - Public Interest
    - Cats are America's favorite pet! Outnumbering dogs as domestic companions by more than 13 million. Happy Cat Month celebrates the joys of cat ownership. Time to show some love! For information visit click for details
     
           
  • | NATL - Public Interest
    - For the month of September, focus on the positive aspects of growing older by celebrating Healthy Aging Month! This national health promotion is designed to broaden awareness of positive aspects of aging and to provide inspiration for adults, ages 50+, to improve their physical, mental, social and financial health. The campaign is developed and produced by Educational Television Network, Inc (ETNET), a non-profit corporation based in Pennsylvania. For further information check out the website at click for details.
     
           
  • | NATL - Public Interest
    - Colder temperatures are the perfect time to heat those ovens! In September, bakers gonna bake during National Bake and Decorate Month!
     
           

Sunday, September 2nd, 2018

Monday, September 3rd, 2018

  • | NATL - National Holidays
    - Labor Day is always celebrated on the first Monday in September. Labor Day is a day to recognize the contributions of American workers of all industries to the U.S. economy. To many, Labor Day marks the end of the summer season, even as Memorial Day marks its beginning.
     
           

Wednesday, September 5th, 2018

  • | Sports and Recreation
    - Great Activity For Girl Scouts, Boys Scouts And Groups Call Laser Storm, 412-364-3473, laserstorm.org
     
           
  • | NATL - Public Interest
    - A day to promote the positive parts of procrastination.

    In today’s busy lifestyle’s, there are pressures put on us to be here and be there at certain times and we are always watching the clock.

    Today, just take a moment to slow down for a little bit & enjoy the scenery.
     
           

Thursday, September 6th, 2018

  • | Promotional
    - Want Something Out Of The Ordinary? Over 50 Gourmet Pizzas Available, Adrian's Pizza, 724-444-8881
     
           

Friday, September 7th, 2018

  • | Shows, Festivals, and Fairs
    - Pittsburgh Irish Festival, Sept 7-9, Riverplex @ Sandcastle, 412-422-1113, pghirishfest.org
     
           
  • | Shows, Festivals, and Fairs
    - A Fair In The Park, Sept.7-9, Mellon Park, Shadyside, 412-431-6270, afairinthepark.org
     
           

Sunday, September 9th, 2018

  • | Shows, Festivals, and Fairs
    - Antiques In The Woods & Outdoor Expo, Shaker Woods Festival, Sept. 8-9, Columbiana, OH, 330-482-0214, shakerwooods.com
     
           
  • | NATL - Public Interest
    - Sept 9-15. This week provides an opportunity for residents, families, staff, volunteers and the community to share with our residents a variety of events and activities that show them how much we care for them. For information, visit click for details or click for details
     
           
  • | NATL - National Holidays
    - To give grandparents an opportunity to show love for their children's children and become aware of the guidance older people can offer.
     
           
  • | NATL - Moon Phases
    - Moon enters New Moon phase at 2:01 PM, EDT.
     
           

Monday, September 10th, 2018

  • | Meeting
    - Valencia Council Meeting, 7:30PM
     
           
  • | NATL - Religious
    - Jewish holy day observed on 2 consecutive days. Beginning of 10 days of repentance and spiritual renewal.
     
           

Tuesday, September 11th, 2018

  • | NATL - National Holidays
    - Patriot Day falls on 11th September (also commonly known as ‘Nine-Eleven’) and is remembered globally as the anniversary of the catastrophic terrorist attacks on the USA of 11th September 2001.

    Embedded in the memories of everyone who lived through it, this was the day four jet planes were hijacked and crashed into the New York World Trade Center and the Pentagon in Arlington, Virginia, causing the deaths of 2,977 people. The fourth plane (United Airlines Flight 93) was directed at Washington DC, but its passengers bravely attempted to take back control and it crashed into a field near Shanksville, Pennsylvania.

    The large majority of those lost after the attacks on the Twin Towers were working at or above the points of collision; thousands of people who had gone to work that morning like every other day, found themselves suddenly stranded at the top of a burning skyscraper. A number made the choice to jump from the flaming buildings rather than wait to be caught by the flames or for the building to collapse. No one could forget the terrifying and heartbreaking stories and images captured by the news footage of the day.

    In the wake of the World Trade Center collisions, many brave men and women from the emergency services risked their lives to try to help rescue victims of the attacks, and of them 411 lost their own lives attempting to fight fires and rescue people.

    Patriot Day is recognized by US law as the official day of remembrance for these tragic events, and has been observed every year since. Each year on this day, American flags are flown at half-staff to honour and commemorate those lives lost. The US President asks fellow Americans to observe a moment of silence at 8.46am (Eastern Daylight Time), the time of the first plane collision into the North Tower of the World Trade Center.

    While the events took place within the USA, the shock and grief experienced in response to the attacks was shared across the globe, and for this reason Patriot Day will be observed not only in America, but all over the world
     
           

Wednesday, September 12th, 2018

  • | Meeting
    - Hampton Council Meeting, 7:30PM
     
           
  • | Celebration
    - A Special Day Deserves A Special Party! Have Your Birthday Party With Us! X-Cel Gymnastics, 724-772-0055, xcelgymnastics.com
     
           

Thursday, September 13th, 2018

  • | Shopping
    - Appalachian Rock Shop & Jewelry Emporium: Where Rocks Are Just The Beginning, 724-452-9356, appalachianrockshop.com
     
           

Friday, September 14th, 2018

  • | Daily Specials
    - Fall Lawn Seeding, Grub Control, Lime Products & Fall Mums, Mars Agway, 724-625-2340 marsagway.com
     
           

Saturday, September 15th, 2018

  • | Promotional
    - Come Celebrate Mexican Independence Day With Us! Check Our Website For Our Specials! Franklin Inn, 412-366-4140, franklininn.net
     
           

Sunday, September 16th, 2018

  • | Kids
    - Book Your 2019 Field Trip With Fun Fore All! 724-779-1800, funforeall.net
     
           
  • | NATL - Moon Phases
    - Moon enters 1st quarter phase at 7:15 PM, EDT
     
           
  • | NATL - Historical
    - Mayflower Day celebrates the date the Mayflower sailed from Plymouth, England to America. On September 16, 1620, 102 men, women, and children set sail from Plymouth, England. Their destination was the New World, where they could have religious freedom, and continue using their native language, culture, and customs.
     
           

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