April Events in Greensburg

Spring is in the air, and it is time to take a look ahead at all the events happening in Greensburg in April! Plenty of happenings this month for everyone! Have an event coming up? Add it to our event calendar!

Tuesday, April 2

Pole Party with Taylor Raine Boudoir

Come have fun, learn how to pole dance, and tap into your sexy with us at Fitness Envi for an exclusive event for Taylor Raine Boudoir! The event will by BYOB, and we will have 2 hours of studio time from 6-8 PM! Claim your spot here.

Wednesday, April 3

Orchestrating NextGen Tour

Join other young professionals on an exclusive behind-the-scenes tour of The Palace Theatre, our beautiful concert home. Enjoy drinks, appetizers and a free mini-concert by WSO musicians on the main stage from 5-8 PM. The event is free but RSVPs are required. Call Endy at 724-837-1850 or info@westmorelandsymphony.org .

Block Party!

From 6-7PM at Greensburg Hempfield Area Library, join us for a free, fun family activity for children ages 2 to 6 years (siblings welcome). Play with our huge collection of building blocks and more. Stay the whole time or drop in for part of the party. No advanced registration is needed.

Thursday, April 4

Jackson Gardner at All Saints Brewing

Filling in for Andy Gregg for the first Thursday of the month gig at All Saints Brewing Company from 6-9 PM!

Friday, April 5

Get the Rings Now

Discover the perfect ring to seal the deal during our biggest bridal event of the year today, Friday, April 5th and tomorrow, Saturday, April 6th from 10AM-8PM. Explore engagement rings, wedding bands, anniversary gifts, and custom designs! Featuring the latest trends from three leading designers including Gabriel & Co., Lashbrook Designs, and Simon G. You can also explore an outstanding collection of GIA Certified Diamonds – competitive with online pricing. Just drop in anytime during the event or make an appointment in advance and receive a FREE gift at the event. Tons of savings & special offers this weekend, feel free to come in!

Saturday, April 6

Greensburg VFD #7 Blood Drive

Come out to the Greensburg VFD #7  from 9AM-3PM and help save a life. Register now at redcrossblood.org with the sponsor code “gbg” to donate!

Free Appraisal & Repair Clinic

Come to the Pawn & Jewelry Exchange from 10AM – 3PM for free repairs done by Master Jeweler, Brian Nicklaus.  Services included in this clinic are verbal appraisals, cleaning, inspection, re-styling or custom-design consultation, quick repairs $100 or less while you wait, and discounted pricing on all other repairs! Call (724) 836-7296 to reserve your time slot!

Party on Sesame Street

From 10-11AM at the Greensburg Hempfield Area Library, join us for fun with stories, songs, and crafts for 2 year olds with the Cookie Monster!

Children’s Art Class- Art in a Lid

From 10AM-12PM, come to the Westmoreland Museum of American Art and discover what
you can do with a box lid and a bunch of doodads! Not all art is paint, paper, and clay. For children 7–10 years old. $15 members/$20 non-members. To register, call (888) 718-4253.

CPR/AED/First Aid Training

This Adult and Pediatric First Aid/CPR/AED course, from 12-4PM at Satya Yoga Greensburg, enables students to recognize and care for a variety of first aid emergencies and how to respond to breathing and cardiac emergencies to help victims of any age – adults and pediatric. Individuals who successfully complete this course will receive an American Red Cross certificate for Adult and Pediatric First Aid/CPR/AED. $60 per person and pre-registration is required. You can register on our website: http://www.satyayogagreensburg.com/events.html

Workshop by Bob Bickers

Working along with the instructor, Bob Bickers, participants will learn the basics of composition, effective use of colors and values, and the use of brushes, tools and techniques. This event will be at the Greensburg Art Center and starts at 1:00 p.m.

Brewery Tour and Tasting Event at All Saints Brewing Co.

Starting at 3 PM, All Saints Brewing Co. is hosting a brewery tour and tasting event to support the soldiers and families of Greensburg’s own Delta Company 1st of the 110th Infantry Army National Guard. $25 per ticket, includes tasting of 4 House Brews, 1 Pint of Brew of choice, Appetizers by Aroma Italiano, Italian Auction, 50/50 raffle.  Call 412-491-6566 for tickets, to donate auction items or to learn about sponsorship opportunities. Tickets are also available in our Taproom.

80’s Adult Prom

Join us from 7-11PM at the Hempfield Athletic Complex for a nostalgic celebration of life, fun, and the 80’s while supporting both local and national Teen Suicide Awareness Programs! Breakout your best 80’s garb (formal, character, or fun) and dance the night away to DJ Mad Maxx’s 80’s jams, enjoy 80’s themed food, and loosen up with a few beverages! This is a 21 and over event ID Required @ the Door.  Ticket Prices are $40 Per Person or get a Group Rate of $35 Per Person for groups of 8 or more- Purchase tickets on our Eventbrite site or in person from a Rotary of Westmoreland Member.

Sunday, April 7

Bowl For Kids’s Sake

Welcome to our 2019 Bowl For Kids’ Sake event at Hillview Bowling Alley on April 7th from 2-4:30 PM and from 6-8:30 PM. Prepare to blast into the past with 80’s music and styles! DJ Adam Bomb will be keeping the party going with his excitement and his SELFIE STATION!
You can register as an individual or as a team online at www.firstgiving.com/bbbslr or by calling (724) 837-6189. $30/child, $60/adult or create a team and become a POWER CLUB MEMBER!

GHAL Bingo Fundraiser

Join us at West Point Fire Fall from 12-4:30PM for the 5th Annual GHAL Bingo Fundraiser!  Lunch is from 12-1:30PM and bingo is directly following.  Tickets are $25 and can be purchased from the library or a library board member.  Tickets must be purchased in advance as the event typically sells out.  Ticket includes lunch, all bingo cards for 25+ games, and much more fun! For questions about the event, sponsorships, or donations, email Jamie Falo, Executive Director, at jamie.falo@wlnonline.org or call 724-837-5620.

Community Day: Earth Month

Take part in a fun-filled celebration of the arts, community and planet earth at the Westmoreland Museum of American Art. From 11AM-4PM, meet with the Greensburg Garden Center and leave with a flower or some seeds to plant in your own garden. Performance by Stage Right as well as upcycled art activities for all ages! Purchase a reusable tote and screen print it yourself in our studio. Stay and enjoy the landscape in the Museum garden and those in the galleries.

Monday, April 8

Tot Time (8 months- 2 years)

Join us for 30 minutes of fun in the Katie Room for our littlest library lovers! We’ll have songs, stories, and some sensory play! Register in advance https://bit.ly/2RbwGKf or by calling 724-837-5620.

Social Security Seminar

Planning for retirement but have questions about Social Security? Come join us on from 6-8PM to listen to our guest speaker & author, Brian Doherty! Brian is a nationally recognized expert on Social Security, frequent speaker & media commentator on this topic. He has more than 30 years of experience in the financial services industry, and is President of Filtech, a consulting company specializing in Social Security claiming strategies that helps retirees maximize their Social Security income. Limited seating, please RSVP to Cameron Roth at 724-875-4625 or email cameron@kattanferretti.com.

Tuesday, April 9

Sip & Strum
Hosted by the Westmoreland Cultural Trust, Sip & Strum will start at 6:00 p.m. This week’s focus will be on finger picking.

Wednesday, April 10

Pop-Up Studio- Bag Painting with Chris Crites

Crites, an internationally-shown artist from Seattle, gained acclaim in the art world by exploring tough subject matter through color theory in his paintings. Join us for a unique studio experience and create your own paper bag painting. Cost is $20 members/$25 non-members.  This event will take place from 6-8PM at the Westmoreland Museum of American Art.

Friday, April 12

Art on Tap 2.0

Experience Art on Tap in a whole new way from 5-9 PM! This revamped program includes two free drink tickets (cash bar after), music, scavenger hunts, and with light bites from Elegant Catering. Grab an adult sippy cup and experience entertainment throughout the galleries
($10 members/$15 non-members).  If you want to upgrade your ticket for exclusive access to a sketchy comedy show by the 1491s from 7:30-9PM as well as access to the rest of the event, total ticket costs will be $20 to members and $30 to non-members. For tickets:
https://www.showclix.com/event/art-on-tap-20-and-art-on-tap-exclusive

Adult Easter Egg Hunt

From 6-9PM at the Greenburg Garden & Civic Center, join us for a super fun event with Hide & Seek Egg Hunt, Prizes, Music & Dancing with DJ Jeff, appetizers, and 50/50 drawing. Cost is only $25 per person. Call (724) 837-8873 to purchase tickets.

Jesus Christ Superstar by Stage Right

Join us for Stage Right’s latest production at the Palace Theatre!  This timeless rock opera is set against the backdrop of an extraordinary and universally-known series of events but seen, unusually, through the eyes of Judas Iscariot. Loosely based on the Gospels of Matthew, Mark, Luke and John, Superstar follows the last week of Jesus Christ’s life. The story, told entirely through song, explores the personal relationships and struggles between Jesus, Judas, Mary Magdalene, his disciples, his followers and the Roman Empire. Shows are Friday the 12th and Saturday the 13th at 7:30 PM, and a Sunday matinee feature on the 14th at 2PM.  Tickets: Adults-$19, $23, $26 & Students- $16, $19, $21.

Saturday, April 13

Fill a Truck Event

Make that used clothing go twice as far! Donate your used clothing, shoes, purses, etc. and not only will they find new homes, but Feeding the Spirit will be compensated for each pound donated. Feeding the Spirit’s Annual Fill A Truck Event at Z&M Motorcycles will start at 9:30AM. Join us to fill our truck with gently used clothing, bedding, shoes, and purses. We work directly with Mission Partners to collect the donations. Mission Partners distributes the collection and reimburses us per pound collected.

Blackburn Center- Walk a Mile in Her Shoes 2019

Calling ALL courageous men of Westmoreland County … (women and children are welcome too!) This is the 9th Annual Men’s March in Westmoreland County to end all forms of gender-based violence. It is a call to action to our community, and a way to raise much-needed funds to support our mission. This year, we will be back at St. Clair Park in Greensburg! Registration begins at 9AM and the walk begins at 10AM.  Online event registration will close at 12PM on April 12. Registration will still be available in-person at the Walk! For more information, visit www.blackburncenter.org, or call 724-837-9540, ext. 144.

Spring Open House & Outdoor Market

Come shop everything from chic to antique at Your Favorite Things Greensburg from 10Am-6PM. Enjoy delicious food from the food truck, live music by our favorite band The Joint Commission and of course, lots of cool stuff made locally. If you have handmade or even household goods you’d like to sell, sign up now. Spaces will fill quickly.

Spring Craft & Vendor Show

Join us at Greensburg Salem High School from 9AM-2PM to see Hunt and Gather Style Design Studio’s latest creations at this 2nd annual event hosted by the Greensburg Salem Cheerleading Parent Association.

EggStravaganza

From 10AM-12PM at Hempfield Township Athletic Complex, join us for the annual EggStravaganza,  an egg-stra special egg hunt with the children of Hempfield Township. This event will include games, egg hunt, prizes, and an appearance by the Easter Bunny. This event is held rain or shine. Be sure to bring your own basket as well as a camera to capture those special moments. Hempfield Township residents only.  Registration required for children under 12 years old.

Restorative Yoga & CBD Massage

From 3-4:30PM at Moonglow Yoga, join Jenny Dayton, E-RYT and Erin Green, LMT, for an afternoon of ultimate relaxation. Jenny will lead you through a series of restorative yoga postures and guided meditation as Erin massages CBD oil to the neck, feet and hands. CBD oil is paving a path for the new era of human health and wellness. It is a non-psychoactive cannabinoid that does not contain THC. A CBD oil massage allows CBD to be absorbed by the skin, a natural, non-invasive way of feeding your body the nutrients it was meant to receive to combat daily instances of pain, blood sugar spikes and promote restful sleep. No yoga experience is necessary. Due to the nature of this workshop space is limited to 12 people. $30 per person. Click here to register.

Workshop by Bob Bickers

Working along with the instructor, Bob Bickers, participants will learn the basics of composition, effective use of colors and values, and the use of brushes, tools and techniques. This event will be at the Greensburg Art Center and starts at 1:00 p.m.

Gemstone & Crystal Sale

Join us again at True Health and Fitness from 2-7 PM for a fun afternoon of gemstone shopping.
Don’t worry, we won’t sell out of the big stuff this time! Rare stones, large raw and cut stones, palm stones, jewelry, and more. Light refreshments will be served and a guideline on the healing properties of the stones will be available. The event will take place in upper level (clinic) and is open to the public, please bring friends and family!

Top Dog Easter Egg Hunt

Join Youngwood Top Dog Services for a one-of-a-kind egg hunt with your dog at Christ United Methodist Church from 3-5PM! Proceeds benefit The Stoneybrook Foundation! We use a 3 acre property to spread out & hide hundreds of eggs! We will pass our small bags to each guest that comes. Each pup can pick up and have 10 eggs of any assorted color except gold, which every group will be allowed one golden egg. They will be packed Specifically by color so if your dog has a food allergy you can know what is inside of the egg before they eat it. For more information: little_44rodney@yahoo.com . 

The String Theory at Oliver’s Pourhouse

From 9PM-12 Midnight, come to Oliver’s Pourhouse for another great night featuring live entertainment, The String Theory! 

Sunday, April 14

Tim Bush Debut Album Release Party

Tim Bush is releasing a debut solo album “A New Day Will Dawn”, which will be performed live in its entirety at All Saints Brewing in the Brew House. All of the musicians who performed on the CD will be joining me on stage. There will be a jam session with all musicians to close the night and a food truck, too. Hope to see you there!

Tuesday, April 16

Chess Club (ages 8 years through adults)

Everyone ages 8 and older who loves chess is invited to the Katie Room in the Greensburg Hempfield Area Library from 6-7PM. All levels of play are welcome, but players should come with some knowledge as the club is not an instructional class. Please register in advance https://bit.ly/2FafheL or by calling 724-837-5620.

Chakra Balancing Workshop

Join Registered Yoga Trainers and Reiki Practitioners, Sarah Lawrence and Aubrey Worek, for an energy clearing workshop at FitnessEnvi from 6:30-8PM! Spring is a time for clearing out all the things that no longer serve us. It is vital to release any negative energy that we may have stored in our bodies all winter long. In this 90-minute workshop you will learn how to rid yourself daily of negative energy through experiencing creative yogic sequences and by using a gem stone pendulum that is yours to keep! Cost is $39 per person.

Wednesday, April 17

Cooks and Books

From 6-7:30PM at Greensburg Hempfield Area Library, come share experiences, recipes, and laughs over food prepared by the group. Today’s food of focus: appetizers! Register in advance online or by calling 724-837-5620.

Create a Resumé

Do you need help creating your resume? At the YWCA from 6-9PM on April 17 and 24, help is available! Resumes have changed from years ago and they need to be in several different formats. In this class, you will create your resume and a cover letter and save them in different formats. Upon completion of this class, you will have a resumé that can be emailed, uploaded or copy and pasted on a website, and mailed via USPS. We will provide a form for an outline of your employment history. You will be required to bring that completed form to the first class. Prerequisite: Basic computer skills and the Internet. Registration is required. Call 724-834-9390.

Poetry Reading with Jacob Bacharach

Celebrate National Poetry Month at the Westmoreland Museum of American Art from 6-7PM with a reading of Jacob Bacharach’s poem, Ohr Ein Sof–Light Without End. Jacob’s poem is the current literary work featured on artist Janet Zweig’s Analog Scroll on the N. Main Street bridge. Register here for free.

Thursday, April 18

Voice & Piano Recital

Join us at the University of Pittsburgh at Greensburg from 7:30-9PM for a recital of voice and piano skills form the students of Cynthia Ortiz & Matt Klumpp. Students have practiced and taken classes as well as individualized lessons to hone their musical abilities for this, so come and support the young aspiring musicians of our community.

Ooey-Gooey, Gross and Goopy

One Thursday a month into May, our strange, silly, and sometimes messy science story times continue! This month’s focus is magnets! Sign up online or by calling 724-837-5620.

Saturday, April 20

Flat Tire Co. Spring Jam

Following our successful first jam in the fall, we are excited to get back out there this spring! Starting at Flat Tire Co. Bike Shop at 9AM, join us for free demo bikes for free all day and a full day of riding events, including:

GROUP ROAD RIDE: 9am, casual pace, no drop. We will do the Mt. Pleasant loop, not a lot of climbing, fairly rural route, 30 mile ride. Relaxed pace, just to encourage getting together. Will try to dig up an old ride rip off of strava to share the route.

KIDS RIDE/FAMILY RIDE: 2pm, all ages welcome. We will ride from the shop at 2pm up to the Five Star Trail. We will go as far as the group deems appropriate.

PARKING LOT RACES: 6pm, be there, be square, check in starting at 530pm. Registration is $1, winner takes all. Skills and speed are the bottom line. There will be a short track obstacle course.

Easter Egg Hunt

Join us at Keystone State Park for a friendly, fun Easter Egg Hunt! Registration begins at 10AM and the Hunt begins at 11AM.  Children ages 1-10 welcome; cost is $5 per child or $10 per family.

Sunday, April 21

Easter Buffet

Join as at Waterworks Pub & Event Center from 11AM-6PM for an Easter Sunday buffet!

Tuesday, April 23

Mini Makers (8-10 years old or grades 3-5)

Come enjoy snacks, meet new friends, and make Shaving Cream Paintings in the Katie Room at the Greensburg Hempfield Area Library from 6-7:30PM! Sign up for each session individually either online or by calling (724) 837-5620.

Sip & Strum
Hosted by the Westmoreland Cultural Trust, Sip & Strum will start at 6:00 p.m. This week will be a ukulele jam session!

Wednesday, April 24

April Wine Pairing Dinner

From 7-9PM at Tapped Brick Oven & Pour House, join us for the monthly themed wine pairing. Menu and Theme will be announced soon! Reservations and $25/person deposit are required, with the total per person being $45. Please call 724-850-8277 to make your reservation.

Friday, April 26

CASA Leadership Breakfast

Join CASA of Westmoreland in celebrating our 11th Annual Leadership Breakfast from 7-9AM at Word of Life Church in Greensburg! Attendees will have the opportunity to enjoy a delicious breakfast and network with about 350 local community and business leaders, all while supporting CASA’s mission of providing advocacy to abused and neglected children in Westmoreland County. Tickets will be $35 per person this year. Please RSVP to Carol in the CASA office at: casapalc@co.westmoreland.pa.us.
This is the Greensburg Art Center’s annual fund raiser from 6-9PM. Support the arts in your hometown! 

Saturday April 27

Opening Day for 2019 Farmers’ Markets

Join us at Lynch Field Recreation Park for the kick-off of Farmers’ Markets for 2019 from 9AM-12PM!

Greensburg ArtsWalk

Experience the Greensburg arts scene during ArtsWalk, a day of discovering the visual and performing arts our town has to offer.  Join us from 11AM-6PM across Downtown Greensburg and check out our local Artists, Live Music, Entertainment, Activities, Food Trucks and MORE! Rain or Shine! FREE Admission!

Monday, April 29

Middle School Maker Mondays (11-14 years or grades 6-8)

Come enjoy snacks, meet new friends, and make mazes this month in the Katie Room at Greensburg Hempfield Area Library from 6-7:30 PM!

Sign up for each session individually online or by calling 724-837-5620.

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