Publicize your non-profit’s community events, fundraisers and club meetings for free in The Stroller. Send information at least two weeks in advance to firstname.lastname@example.org or The Stroller, 210 Wood St., Tarentum PA 15084. Please include a daytime telephone number.
Baseball camp planned at Northmoreland Park fields
A baseball camp for children age 7 to 14 will be Aug. 19 at the Northmoreland Park fields in Allegheny Township.
Check-in will be from 8:30 to 9:30 a.m. Sponsored by Kiski Valley Baseball and Softball Association, there will be instruction in batting, fielding, pitching and catching. Lunch will be served and there will be a concession stand.
Cost is $50. Those registered by July 31 will receive an event T-shirt and walk-ins are welcome. For details and to register, visit kvbsa.org.
Summer food program continues at Vandergrift Public Library
Vandergrift Public Library will hand out free snacks and a juice box from 2 to 3 p.m. weekdays through Aug. 11 at the library, 128C Washington Ave.
Children 18 and younger who will enter school in the fall are eligible. The program is sponsored by Kiski Area School District and the Summer Nutrition Program.
Volunteers needed to aid seniors
Open Your Heart to a Senior is looking for volunteers to help their older neighbors.
People are needed to drive to doctor appointments, shop for groceries and make calls to check on and say hello to people who are alone. For information, call 724-205-6282 or email email@example.com.
Sunday : Markle Volunteer Fire Department is accepting space reservations for an outdoor flea market in the firehall parking lot, 470 Joyce St. Cost: $15 for a 15 x 25-foot space. Reservations required by Friday. Reservations: 724-236-0665.
Wednesdays and Saturdays: Apollo Area Historical Society Museum, 317 N. Second St., will be open from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. Details: 724-478-2849 or 724-212-9255.
Wednesday: Apollo Hose Co. No. 2 will have bingo at 7 p.m. at the firehall, 325 N. Fourth St. Doors open at 5:30 p.m. There will be specials and wish jars. Details: 724-478-4831.
Tuesday: St. Vladimir Church, 1610 Kenneth Ave., will sponsor a bingo night. Doors open at 6 p.m. There is a $1,000 jackpot game with a $500 consolation prize. Snacks, drinks, daubers and extra packages will be sold. Admission: $25.
Wednesday: Al-Anon will meet at 8 p.m. at Trinity United Methodist Church, 847 10th Ave. The group offers help and hope for families and friends of alcoholics.
Wednesday: A story time with lunch and a craft will be from 11 a.m. to noon in Brackenridge Park, First Avenue. Sponsored by Trinity United Methodist Church.
Tuesday: Greater Pittsburgh Community Food Bank will host a drive-through food distribution for anyone in need from 11 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. Tuesday at Lernerville Speedway, 313 N. Pike Road. No reservations required. Guests should remain in their vehicles and open their door or trunk and will be served on a first come, first served basis.
Wednesday: The Thrift Store Clothing Ministry at Freeport United Methodist Church, 211 Fourth St., will be open from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. All items are free, but donations will be accepted. Items available include clothing of all sizes, bedding and window items. Donations of clothing, shoes and boots welcome; must be laundered and free from smoke and pet hair. Wheelchair accessible. Details: 724-295-3095.
Tuesday: The free summer children’s playground program sponsored by Natrona Comes Together Association will present a Pittsburgh Children’s Museum program about robots at 12:30 p.m. at the park pavilion, 10 River Ave.
Wednesday: The Becky’s Closet community clothing store at Faith Lutheran Church, 1500 Broadview Blvd., will have a Christmas in July sale from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. at the church. Clothing and Christmas decorations will be available at very low cost. Donations welcome during this time.
Wednesday: Allegheny Valley Association of Churches Food Bank will be open from 1:30 to 5 p.m. at 1913 Freeport Road, Natrona Heights. Food bank participants can receive food allotments twice per month. Those who are not yet registered should come from 3 to 4 p.m. on Wednesday. Details and alternate times: 724-226-0606, ext. 10.
Wednesday: The Agape Thrift Shop at Grace United Methodist Church, 1333 Freeport Road, will be open from 1 to 4 p.m. Clean summer clothing in all sizes is needed. No housewares or bedding please due to lack of space. Bring donations on Wednesday or leave them on the front porch. Do not place donations in the blue bins behind the church.
Tuesday: Peoples Library will have a summer story time for all ages at 1 p.m. at the library, 3052 Wachter Ave. Details: 724-339-1021.
Tuesday: Peoples Library will offer an online talk with Erika L. Sanchez, author of “Crying in the Bathroom: A Memoir” at 4 p.m. Registration required. Registration: libraryc.org.peopleslibrary.
Wednesday: There will be free DJ Trivia at 7 p.m. at the Moose, 499 Reimer St. Members and qualified guests welcome.
July 29: Church of God is accepting space reservations for its parking lot treasures sale set for 8 a.m. to 1 p.m. in the church parking lot, 273 Chester Drive. Rain date: Aug. 5. Reservations: 724-335-4422 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
Aug. 6: Burrell Gridiron will sponsor a bingo at 2 p.m. at the Veterans of Foreign Wars, 1601 Wildlife Lodge Road. Doors open at 11 a.m. Cost: $40, includes buffet lunch. Game payouts: regular, $75; specials, $100; jackpot, $1,000. Tickets: Kelly, 412-722-8054, or email@example.com.
Aug. 26: Burrell High School Marching band is accepting registrations for vendors and vehicles for its third annual car and motorcycle show planned for 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. at the high school, Puckety Church Road. Cost: vehicles, $10. Details: firstname.lastname@example.org.
Tuesday and Saturday: The Community Clothes Closet, 1129 Kenneth Ave., will be open from noon to 2 p.m. Tuesday and 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. Saturday. Items available include clothing for all members of the family, shoes and linens. First-time customers receive 15 free items. Summer clothing donations welcome during business hours.
Thursday: Peoples Library will offer a STEM program for all ages at 1 p.m. at the library, 880 Barnes St. Details: 724-339-1021.
Tuesdays: Taking Pounds Off Sensibly (TOPS) meets at Redeemer Lutheran Church, 1261 Pennsylvania Ave. Private weigh-ins will be from 5:45 to 6:10 p.m. and the meeting will be afterward. The first meeting is free. Please note the new location. Details: 412-828-3854 or email@example.com.
Wednesday: The Elks will host bingo at 6:30 p.m. at the lodge, 219 E. Sixth Ave. The kitchen is open to the public from 5 to 8:30 p.m. Wednesdays, Thursdays and Fridays. Menu: elks644.org/elks-kitchen-1. Orders: 724-226-1644 by 8:15 p.m.
Wednesday: The borough farmers market will be open from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. in the parking lot of First United Presbyterian Church, 913 Lock St.
Aug. 2: Alle-Kiski Valley Heritage Museum and History Center will host an evening of scrapbooking from 6 to 8 p.m. at the museum, 224 E. Seventh Ave. Donations will be accepted. Bring your own supplies. Soft drinks, coffee and treats will be sold. Details: 724-224-7666.
Tuesday: The YoYos Needle Arts group at Vandergrift Public Library will meet from 5:30 to 7:30 p.m. in the library reading room, 128C Washington Ave. No reservations required; just stop in. All skill levels welcome; however, this is not an instructional program. Details: 724-568-2212.
Tuesday: A free story time will be at 11 a.m. in Franklin Avenue Park. Bring a blanket or chair. Sponsored by Vandergrift Public Library.
Thursday : Vandergrift Business Association will offer a free class about marketing and using social media to promote your business at 6:30 p.m. at Allusion Brewing, 143 Grant Ave., as part of its summer lecture series.
July 31: Vandergrift Public Library is raffling a quilt made and donated by library patron Jane Strohm to benefit the library. Cost: $1 for two tickets; 5 for 12; and $10 for 30. The drawing will be at 1 p.m. July 31. Cash, check or PayPal accepted. Details and a photo of the quilt: Vandergriftpubliclibrary.org. Tickets: stop in at the library, 128C Washington Ave.
Wednesday: The Anime Club for children in fifth through 10th grade at Vandergrift Public Library will meet from 6 to 7 p.m. at the library, 128C Washington Ave. Details: 724-568-2212.
Wednesday: Alcoholics Anonymous will meet at 6 p.m. at Union Presbyterian Church, 656 Route 380.
Aug. 27: Skyview Radio Society is accepting space reservations for its swap and shop event set for 8 a.m. to 1 p.m. at the club grounds, 2335 Turkey Ridge Road. Cost: $5. Bring your own table. Details: John, 724-339-3821 or K3mjw@arrl.net.