The Stroller, July 24, 2021: Events in the Alle-Kiski-Tal


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Free Narcan will be in Apollo. distributed

A free Community Narcan distribution will take place on Wednesday from 5pm to 8pm at 310 Clifford Ave., Apollo.

Instructions for the administration of Narcan and addictive and recreational drugs are given. Drive-thru and walk-up distribution will be available.

The event is sponsored by the Armstrong Indiana Clarion Drug and Alcohol Commission.

Memorial tree planned in Tarentum Park

The Tarentum Recreation Board is sponsoring a memorial tree that will be erected on the side of the Snack Shack facing the street in Riverview Memorial Park.

Tree leaves and rocks are engraved with the memory of loved ones and the tree is wrapped for safety.

1 ¾ by 3 1/2 in. Metal sheets are available for $ 40 and contain three lines of 23 characters and spaces. Rocks are 3 x 5 ¼ inches and cost $ 125. They also contain three lines of 23 characters and spaces. The availability of stones will be limited.

For more information, call 724-448-1470 or email [email protected].

Knead Community Café welcomes donations

Knead Community Cafe, New Kensington, accepts donations to help run the daily operations of 1011 Barnes St.

The items on the café’s wish list include high-quality white Vanity Fair 2-ply napkins, Clorox towels, large-format steam pans made of aluminum foil, Mini Moo’s cream cups, dry cream canisters, vinyl food service gloves in sizes large and extra large, cupcake liners and Tide or Gain powder washing powder. A full list can be found at

Donations are accepted during business hours Tuesday to Friday from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. and Saturday from 8 a.m. to 1 p.m.



2nd to 6th August: Bible Presbyterian Church, 214 Railroad Ave., will host a vacation Bible school for kindergarten through sixth grade children in the church from 10 am to 11:30 am. Reservations required. Reservations: 724-478-3556 or 724-697-4148


Sunday: Sons of the American Legion will serve an all-you-can-eat communal breakfast at the American Legion, 845 E. First Avenue, from 9am to 12pm. Cost: $ 7; younger than 12, $ 5.


Tuesday: A firearms briefing will be held at the Acme Club, 230 Herron Ave. instead of. Sponsored by Rep. Carrie Lewis DelRosso. Reservations required. Reservations: 724-826-5013 or


Monday to July 30th: Center United Methodist Church, 1575 Donnellville Road, will offer Summer Bible School from 6:00 p.m. to 8:15 p.m. for children ages 4 through fifth grade. Author: Knight of North Castle. Registration required. Parents must accompany their child to and from the registration and deregistration desk every day. Registration: 724-226-2300 or email [email protected]

Free port

July 31: The Freeport Eagles will be selling grilled roast chicken al fresco at Aerie, 101 Fifth St. from 11am until sold out. Pre-orders are recommended by Monday. Cost: $ 7.50, including coleslaw. Eat in or take it with you. Assignments: 724-295-9979


Monday: The Natrona Comes Together Association’s Free Summer Children’s Playground Program features a rocket program at 12:30 pm with the Carnegie Science Center in the Natrona Pavilion, 10 River Ave. This is the program that was postponed due to the bad weather from July 9th. Funding programs provided by PNC Charitable Trusts. Details: Pat, 724-224-7599

Putty tanning

Sunday and Thursday: The Armstrong County Historical Museum, 300 N. McKean St., is open for tours through October 31, 1pm to 3pm. Admission free. Alternative times possible by arrangement. Free parking is available behind the building via the North Grant Avenue entrance. Details: 724-548-5707


Today: Leechburg Area Museum, 118 First St., is open from 12 p.m. to 3 p.m. details: [email protected]

Monday: The Leechburg Volunteer Fire Company organizes bingo at 7:00 p.m. in the fire station, Kanalstrasse 268. Doors open at 5:00 p.m. The kitchen is open.

Monday: The First Evangelical Lutheran Church in Leechburg organizes a 13-week GriefShare self-help group Monday through September 6th from 6pm to 8pm in the church sanctuary, Mainstr. 358. The group is aimed at everyone who has lost an important person in their life and needs help in coping with grief. The mask requirement when entering the building and the distance rules are observed. Participants can join the group at any session of the course. Details and registration: 724-845-7518 or [email protected]

August 7th: Seller applications will be accepted by the Leechburg Area Community Association for a seller sale from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. in the pavilion in Leechburg Riverfront Park. Cost: $ 30 per 10 x 10 feet of space. Bring your own table, chairs and / or tent. Reservations: [email protected]

August 10th to 12th: The Cross Roads Community Presbyterian Church, 271 Main St., will have a Bible School in the church on August 10th and 11th from 5.30pm to 7pm and a Holiday Bible School on August 12th from 6pm to 8pm at Leechburg Pool in Gilpin. Children from 3 years old to sixth grade are welcome. Registration required. Registration: the VBS tab at or 724-845-1901

New Kensington

Oct 9: Table reservations are being taken for a craft and merchant show at the East Ken Community Center, 1785 Seventh Street. Cost: 10 USD. Details: Marie, 724-472-5106


Monday: The Monday market takes place on the baseball fields at Plum Creek Park, 1040 Ross Hollow Road, from 3 p.m. to 7 p.m. Providers change weekly.


Until July 31: The Vandergrift Public Library, 128C Washington Ave., has book sales during library hours. Cost: $ 3 per giant eagle-size bag available from the library. DVDs, audio books and puzzles are sold separately.

August 31: The Vandergrift Public Library is giving away a patriotic quilt made and donated by library patron Jane Strohm to help the library. Cost: $ 1 per person or $ 5 for an arm’s length. The drawing will take place on August 31st. Tickets: Visit the Library, 128C Washington Ave. Details: 724-568-2212

Western deer

12. August: Orders are being taken for a hoagie sale that will benefit the West Deer Dog Shelter. Flavors: Turkey, Italian, and Vegetarian, $ 9. Order due date: July 29th. Pickup: 5:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m. August 12 from West Deer Township Building, 109 East Union Road. Assignments: [email protected] or SMS 412-709-0978