What to do this week August 5-11 in Greensburg

Plenty to do this week as we start the first full week of August!

MONDAY, AUGUST 5

Art Camp: Exploring Empathy

In collaboration with the Blackburn Center, the Museum offers a very special art experience that brings together art making, looking at art, activities in the galleries and reading. We’ll learn all about empathy, understanding and accepting ourselves and others in a mini art camp designed to keep young minds and energies active and engaged in the process. To register, click here: https://www.showclix.com/event/art-camp-exploring-empathy

Arts & Crafts Camp

Join the Greensburg Recreation Staff in an exploration of the wide variety of art media in our new Arts and Crafts Camp! From working with clay to creating a watercolor masterpiece, each day will hold the opportunity for kids to experiment with a new medium and unleash their inner artist! Fun games and recreation activities included! This camp is open to kids aged 7 to 12 years old and will run August 5 through 9 from 10AM to 12PM at the Kirk S. Nevin Arena. Maximum 20 participants, with registration being first come, first served. Registration can be done online, over-the-phone, or in person at our Rec. Dept. office!

Summer Art Camp

Elementary aged children. A different unique project each day! Included: cast cement, glass mosaic, twigs & sprigs, dyed fabric pennants, weaving, stamping, dying and dirty pout. August 5-9, 9am-noon. All materials included $90. Tegister online www greensburgartcenter org or 724-837-6791.

TUESDAY, AUGUST 6

DJ Swim Night & Corn Hole Tournament

Enjoy a DJ while swimming at the Veteran’s Memorial Pool from 7-9pm! $5 per person plus a Cornhole Tournament and prizes!

Microsoft Excel 2019 – Beginners

Excel is a spreadsheet program used to track and analyze information. You will learn how to create and format spreadsheets. Also covered will be sorting, filtering charts and simple formulas. Registration is required. Call 724-834-9390.

Google Docs, Sheets & Drive

A free alternative to Word and Excel, Google Docs, Sheets and Drive will allow you to easily create and save documents and spreadsheets. Learn how to use these apps, including how to use them on your computer, smartphone or tablet. Tuesday Mornings, August 6, 13, 20, 27 from 9:15 am – 12:15 pm Registration is required. Call 724-834-9390.

WEDNESDAY, AUGUST 7

Discover Medicare Seminar

Learn about Medicare basics: Parts A, B, C, and D including understanding the donut hole, medigap plans, and medicare advantage.

Trivia Night at All Saints

Join All Saints right around 6:30pm every Wednesday! Music, Questions Prizes Outside Patio sound is on for the summer! Sit outside on a beautiful day and still play! Questions? –> zoachtrivia.com to see how everything works

THURSDAY, AUGUST 8

TGIS – Free Outdoor Concert Series 

While supporting local talent, patrons can enjoy a summer of live music for FREE every Thursday evening! Beginning at 4:30 come down to the S&T Bank Courtyard and listen to The Bricks (acoustic rock) with food provided by Caffe Barista!

Computer Basics

This class is designed for the beginner and for all ages to make you comfortable with your computer. You will learn how to use Windows, how to do word processing (typing on the computer) so you can compose your emails or create a letter, how to use the Internet and your email program. You will also be introduced to the programs that come with Windows that are on your computer. Registration is required. Call 724-834-9390.

FRIDAY, AUGUST 9

2019 Summer’s Place Live

Beginning at 8:00pm! Come on down to Stonewater and spend the night listening to great music by Abacus Jones!

Beginner Pole Dance Nite

Learn Pole 101. Bring $5 cash and be sure to register in advance as this sells out quickly! This is our special Girls Night Out Event for all ~ FitnessEnvi members and friends!

SummerSounds at St. Clair Park

SummerSounds – Greensburg’s FREE Concerts in the Park in the beautiful Robertshaw Amphitheater with celtic rock band Seven Nations! Pre-show at 6:15pm with Same Moon, Main show at 7pm, Post-show by the Same Moon (full band) across the street at Mr. Toad’s 9pm-midnight

SATURDAY, AUGUST 10

2019 Summer’s Place Live!

Beginning at 8:00pm! Come on down to Stonewater and spend the night listening to great music by Same Moon!

Military Appreciation Event

Join Z&M Harley – Davidson for a day of REMEMBERING, HONORING, & SUPPORTING our great military, both active duty, & Veterans. Be here to welcome the riders from the Fallen Heroes Run at noon with a special tribute to local Gold Star families following the arrival of the Fallen Heroes Run. All active duty and Veterans will receive a free gift courtesy of Z&M and 15% OFF licensed products in the store.

Celebrate Summer Music Fest

Music Festival happening Saturday, August 10 from 12-6PM, featuring live music, FREE food, kids activities, BMX/Skateboarding + more! 

Just JJ at Oliver’s Pourhouse

Just JJ – Acoustic performs at Oliver’s Pourhouse in downtown Greensburg on Saturday, August 10, 2019 from 9pm til midnight. Join the fun and festivities at this great place to grab some food, have some fun and list to live music!

Seltzers, Ciders, and Sours Saturday 

Join Headkeeper on the patio August 10th for a summer beer event featuring seltzers, ciders, and sours by Platform Beer Co.

SUNDAY, AUGUST 11

Sundays on Pittsburgh Street

Sunday Funday with Downtown Greensburg Project and Hugo’s Taproom in the parking lot below Hugo’s. Enjoy food trucks, yard gamest, music with Lazy Susan plus cocktails and beer for purchase. Food Trucks: Just Roll’d Up, Mi Empenada, Ash & Kris, Rolling Meatballs, McFeely’s Ice Cream. We will be collecting school supplies for Greensburg Salem during Sundays on Pittsburgh Street!

Westmoreland County Dog Days of Summer!

Starting at 11:00am! The Westmoreland County Treasurer’s Office and the PA Department of Agriculture are proud to present the first annual Dog Day’s of Summer Event! This event will feature local adoption agencies, vendors, and of course the Treasurer’s Office Staff will be on hand to license your dog. FREE hot dog, chips, and drinks (while supplies last) provide by our generous sponsors Petagogy, Unity Printing, Wal Mart, and Sam’s Club!

Wedding and Event Showcase!

Beginning at 5:00pm! The evening will include a one-stop shop of available rentals, elegant décor, delectable catering options, bridal attire, cash bar and more—all leading up to us giving away a FREE Museum wide rental to one lucky winner! In addition, all those who book a museum rental that evening will receive a 10% discount.

Antiques & Collectables Market

Antiques & Collectibles Market, a community tradition since 1974, provides excellent buying and selling opportunities for lovers of antiques and anyone seeking vintage items. Browse for bargains, enjoy a variety of food booths, and support local history preservation. Proceeds from this event have been vital for the re-creation of Historic Hanna’s Town.

Frosting with a Twist

Enjoy an evening with friends learning cake decorating techniques while sipping on your favorite wine. This two hour class will include group and one on one instruction by Chef Julia Harhai. All materials needed to decorate will be provided. Each participant will take their cake home! Tickets are $35.00 and includes one glass of wine. Only 20 Seats available!!  Make a reservation by calling – 412-260-5584 and Purchase tickets by submitting payment to –paypal.me/Frostingwithatwist

Ancestors Day

The Library at Baltzer Meyer will be open for free family file and research books, tours of the 1884 Church and the 1881 School House (School tours @ 1:30 & 3pm)  Jan of LibbyLuLa, will be doing twining demonstrations during Ancestors Day.  Light food and refreshments. Check out: www.baltzermeyer.com for futher info.

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