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Thursday, October 23, 2014
Yogalates
Organization: Latrobe Art Center
Description: This 8-week fitness class will be held at 7 a.m. on Tuesdays and Thursdays.

Fee is $50; registration is required.

Location: Latrobe Art Center, Latrobe
Time(s):  7:00 AM

Registration is required
Fee: $50.00

Contact information:
Phone: (724) 537-7011
Website: www.latrobeartcenter.org

Basic Computer Class
Organization: Latrobe Center for Active Adults
Description: Email your grandchildren! Browse the Internet! Send and receive digital photos! Join the computer age as over 1,000 Senior Citizens of our area have done through this program. A computer is provided free to graduates of this program, if needed.

Senior Computer Associates will sponsor this class to all residents 50 and older of Latrobe, Derry & Ligonier. This is a two-hour class held for 4 weeks. Classes will be held from 9:15 to 11:15 a.m. on Tuesdays, OR Thursdays. The cost is $20, Maximum class size - 6 students with an instructor to assist you.

Location: Latrobe Center for Active Adults, Avenue C, Latrobe
Time(s):  9:15 AM

Registration is required
Fee: $20.00

Contact information:
Phone: (724) 879-4461

Microsoft Outlook 2013
Organization: YWCA of Westmoreland County
Description: Most companies and organizations use Microsoft Outlook for their email, but it can do a whole lot more. You use the calendar to schedule your appointments and get reminders. Tasks enable you to track projects and their progress. Contacts track client information and email addresses. You also have a place for your notes and a journal.

Fee: $150/members - $170/non-members - includes textbook.

Location: 424 N. Main Street, Greensburg
Time(s):  9:15 AM

Registration is required

Contact information:
Contact: Gina McGrath
Phone: (724) 834-9390
Email: Technology@ywcawestmoreland.org
Website: WWW.YWCAWESTMORELAND.ORG

Wee Read Program
Organization: Adams Memorial Library
Description: This storytime, designed for children from birth to 24 months, features songs, rhymes, and simple stories for young children to enjoy together with a parent or caregiver. Registration is REQUIRED. Regsiter once and attend through December 2014.

Please note: If Greater Latrobe School District delays or cancels school for weather related reasons, STORYTIME WILL BE CANCELLED ON THAT DAY!

Location: Adams Memorial Library Reed Room, Latrobe
Time(s):  10:15 AM

Registration is required

Contact information:
Contact: Children's Room
Phone: (724) 537-4383

2 & 3 Year Old Story Time Program - Fall 2014
Organization: Adams Memorial Library
Description: Storytime for children ages 2 and 3 to enjoy stories, songs and rhymes. Registration is REQUIRED.

Location: Adams Memorial Library Reed Room, Latrobe
Time(s):  11:15 AM

Registration is required

Contact information:
Contact: Children's Room
Phone: (724) 537-4383
Email: library@adamslib.org
Website: www.adamslib.org

ACT Raising Safe Kids Program
Organization: Trinity Evangelical Lutheran Church, Latrobe
Description: ParentWISE invites the public to the ACT Raising Safe Kids program 11:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. Thursdays, Sept. 18th to Nov. 6th. Classes are fun and provided in a friendly environment. Through these classes, parents will learn discipline that works, find out how to deal with tantrums and fights, and will receive a program certificate. ACT to bring a safe and strong family.

Location: Trinity Lutheran Church, Weldon Street, Latrobe
Time(s):  11:30 AM

Registration is required

Contact information:
Contact: Bob Brinker
Phone: (724) 837-5410 Ext: 704

Grief Support Group
Organization: Emeritus at Latrobe
Description: The grief support group will be held from 2 to 3:30 p.m. Please call for information.

Location: 500 Brouwers Road, Unity Township
Time(s):  2:00 PM

Contact information:
Phone: (724) 744-1408
Email: 4634officestaff9@hcr-manorcare.com

Planetarium Shows - Fall 2014
Organization: Saint Vincent College
Description: Saint Vincent College will present four planetarium shows this fall in the Angelo J. Taiani Planetarium and Astronaut Exhibit in the Sis and Herman Dupré Science Pavilion on the campus of Saint Vincent College. Admission is free and open to the public.

The one-hour shows, all scheduled to begin at 11 a.m. with a tour of the season’s night time sky, include Fall Sky Show and Dynamic Earth on Saturday, Sept. 13; Fall Sky Show and Oasis in Space on Saturday, Oct. 25; Late Fall Sky Show and Two Small Pieces of Glass on Saturday, Nov. 15; Early Winter Sky Show and Search for the Edge of the Solar System on Saturday, Dec. 6; and The Star of Bethlehem – Christmas in the Planetarium on Saturday, Dec. 20.

The shows are conducted by one of the faculty members in astronomy from the College’s Department of Physics, Dr. John Smetanka or Dr. Daniel Vanden Berk. Selected deep sky objects – star clusters, nebula and galaxies – will be viewed along with simulated trips to planets and moons in the solar system. The shows will end with a 25-minute theatrically-produced full-dome immersive video.

A second, 30-minute show appropriate for children ages 3 to 10, The Sky Over Mr. Rogers’ Neighborhood, will be presented at 12:30 p.m. on each date. The show will explore the sky with Rogers and the animated characters from “Daniel Tiger’s Neighborhood.”

Because of limited seating, advance reservations are requested and may be made by contacting the Herbert W. Boyer School of Natural Sciences, Mathematics and Computing at 724-805-2631. Private shows for groups of 15 to 35 people may also be scheduled at other times by contacting the Boyer School. Scout groups who wish to fulfill requirements for merit badges are especially encouraged to make appointments.

The Planetarium and Observatory will also be hosting some special events this fall. The first is an open house at the Observatory and viewing through the College’s telescopes during Homecoming Weekend on Saturday, Sept. 27 from 8-11 p.m. Weather-permitting, visitors can look through several different telescopes at the Observatory.

Public viewings of two eclipses will be offered in October, a lunar eclipse on Wednesday, Oct. 8 at 5:30 a.m., and a solar eclipse on Thursday, Oct. 23 at 5:30 p.m. The total lunar eclipse will begin in the pre-dawn sky at 5:18 a.m., where totality will occur at 6:27 a.m. and end at 7:22 a.m. as the moon is setting and the sun is rising. The partial solar eclipse will be briefly visible just before sunset.

The Angelo Taiani Planetarium and Astronaut Exhibit is the centerpiece of the glass-walled atrium entrance to the Dupré Pavilion. The state-of-the-art planetarium was made possible by a gift from Angelo Taiani, a 1948 graduate of Saint Vincent who enjoyed a successful career as an aerospace engineer with the National Aeronautics and Space Administration.

Location: St. Vincent College Planetarium, Latrobe
Time(s):  5:30 PM

Contact information:
Phone: (724) 805-2631

2014/2015 Yoga
Organization: Latrobe-Unity Parks & Recreation
Description: Come join us for a 5 week session learning the 2000 year old ancient practice known as Yoga.The Yoga instructor gives students many different options for each yoga posture so that a beginner will feel comfortable learning a yoga practice and more advanced students will still find the class to be a challenge. Wear comfortable clothing and bring a yoga mat/small blanket. Tuesday and Thursday evenings - 5:45 to 6:45 p.m.

Session 1: 9/9/2014 to 10/16/2014
Session 2: 10/21/2014 to 12/2/2014 (no class Nov. 27)
Session 3: 1/6/2015 to 2/12/2015

Fee: $48/58/63

Instructor: Michelle Keenan and Mary Furlo, RYT 200

Location: Latrobe Municipal Building - Council Chambers, Latrobe
Time(s):  5:45 PM

Registration is required

Contact information:
Contact: LUP&R
Phone: (724) 537-4331
Email: jeannelpr@msn.com
Website: www.latroberecreation.org

Family Movie Night
Organization: Adams Memorial Library
Description: We'll be watching a family friendly movie and enjoying snacks and drinks. Bring blankets and a pillow and get comfortable for some family fun! This event is FREE, but registration is REQUIRED!

Location: Adams Memorial Library Reed Room, Latrobe
Time(s):  6:00 PM

Registration is required

Contact information:
Contact: Children's Room
Phone: (724) 537-4383
Email: library@adamslib.org
Website: www.adamslib.org

2014 Sharks Soccer Co-Ed U6 - Fall
Organization: Latrobe-Unity Parks & Recreation
Description: Learn and apply fundamental skills in an affirming, non-competitive atmosphere. Instructional league, small sided games.

Birth date: 8/1/2008 to 7/31/20010

Bring size 3 soccer ball, shin pads and water bottle.

Tuesdays and Thursdays~ 6 to 7 p.m. Registration deadline is 8/29

Fees: $40/45

Location: Cardinal Park, Latrobe
Time(s):  6:00 PM

Registration is required

Contact information:
Contact: LUP&R
Phone: (724) 537-4331
Email: jeannelpr@msn.com
Website: www.latroberecreation.org

Introduction to the iPad
Organization: YWCA of Westmoreland County
Description: Bring your iPad to class and learn "hands-on" about its features and apps.

Fee: $85 for members/ $95 for nonmembers + $20 material fee.

Location: 424 N. Main Street, Greensburg
Time(s):  6:00 PM

Registration is required

Contact information:
Phone: (724) 834-9390
Email: Technology@ywcawestmoreland.org
Website: www.ywcawestmoreland.org

Caldwell Book Club
Organization: Caldwell Memorial Library
Description: Come in and discuss the books! Please call for this month's book selection. Open to all.

Location: Caldwell Memorial Library, Derry
Time(s):  6:00 PM

Registration is required

Contact information:
Contact: Caldwell Memorial Library
Phone: (724) 694-5765

2014/2015 Judo
Organization: Latrobe-Unity Parks & Recreation
Description: Learn the most popular martial art practiced throughout the world! Emphasis on safety, sportsmanship, fun and self-challenge! Please include height and weight when you register for proper gi sizing. For ages 8 and up.

Session 1: 9/11/2014 to 11/1/2014 ~ Thursday 6:30 to 7:30 p.m. and Saturday 11 a.m. to noon.

Session 2: 11/20/2014 to 1/31/2015 ~ Thursday 6:30 to 7:30 p.m. and Saturday 12 to 1 p.m.

FEES: $90/100/105 (includes gi for first-time participants)
FEES: $50/60/65 (returning students with gi)

Location: GLSD-Senior High Mat Room, Latrobe
Time(s):  6:30 PM

Registration is required

Contact information:
Contact: Latrobe-Unity Park & Recreation
Phone: (724) 537-4331
Website: www.latroberecreation.org

Citizens Police Academy
Organization: City of Latrobe Police Department
Description: Applications are now available in the lobby of the Latrobe Police Department for the Fall 2014 Citizens Police Academy. This is for adults only. There is no charge. The classes run each Thursday from September 18th to November 20th, from 6:30 pm. to 8:30 pm. Call for more information.

Location: Latrobe Municipal Building, Latrobe
Time(s):  6:30 PM

Contact information:
Contact: Chief Chuck Huska
Phone: (724) 537-5526

Program by Author Marian Szczepanski
Organization: Westmoreland Museum of American Art
Description: Former Greensburg resident Marian Szczepanski will read from her novel, "Playing St. Barbara" and discuss the local history behind it at this free program. Light refreshments will be served.

Location: Westmoreland@rt 30, 4764 Route 30, Unity Township
Time(s):  6:30 PM

Contact information:
Phone: (724) 837-1500
Website: www.wmuseumaa.org

New Horizons Speakers Series - 2014
Organization: Saint Vincent College
Description: Captain Richard Phillips, author and American merchant mariner who served as captain of the MV Maersk Alabama during its hijacking by Somali pirates in April 2009, will be the speaker at the Saint Vincent College New Horizons Speakers Series at 7 p.m. Thursday, Oct. 23, in the gymnasium of the Robert S. Carey Student Center on the campus of Saint Vincent College. Tickets are available to the public for $10 and may be ordered online at www.stvincent.edu beginning Oct. 1.

The New Horizons Speakers Series is made possible through the support of the Saint Vincent College Office of Student Affairs in cooperation with the Student Government Association and the First Year Seminar Program. The Series is designed to present nationally-recognized speakers who have distinguished themselves in a variety of fields. The mission of the Series is to encourage the development of a balanced approach to a liberal arts education that seamlessly combines academic and student life.

Location: Performing Arts Center of the Robert S. Carey Student Center at SVC, Latrobe
Time(s):  7:00 PM

Registration is required
Fee: $10.00

Contact information:
Contact: Office of Campus Life
Phone: (724) 805-2564
Email: campus.life@stvincent.edu

Free Lecture by Erica Nuckles
Organization: Fort Ligonier
Description: A free lecture on "The Weaker Sex? Women and War in the 18th Century", will be held Oct. 23rd. Speaker will be Erica Nuckles, director of history and collections. Question and answer session will follow.

Location: Fort Ligonier, Ligonier
Time(s):  7:00 PM

Registration is required

Contact information:
Phone: (724) 238-9701
Website: www.fortligonier.org

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