What’s happening in Greensburg this week, January 21-27

Art by: Lawrence Beaver

Plenty of events to choose from this week in Greensburg!

Have an event coming up? Add it to our community event calendar!

Monday, January 21

1 on 1 with Reese
Come in for one-on-one instruction on basic concepts in Microsoft Office programs like Word and Excel with our information technology intern Reese. Call the Help Desk at 724-837-5620, ext. 3 to sign up for your time slot on Mondays from 4:00 to 7:00 pm.

Tuesday, January 22

Small Business Basics Workshop
Small Business Basics will provide valuable information to those entrepreneurs wanting to start their own business or to improve their existing skills. The workshop lasts about 3 hours and will cover the following topics, among others: Evaluating the Business Idea, Testing Your Business Idea (Market Research), Protecting the Idea, Cash Flow Analysis, Obtaining Financing, Business Structures, The Business Plan.

Wednesday, January 23

YPG Self Defense Course
Don’t miss out on the Self Defense lesson with Petrillo’s Karate Campus on January 23 @ 5:30 pm! More info is here & registration is required.

Cooks and Books
At The Greensburg Hempfield Area Library explore new chefs and new cuisines while we make new friends. Come to the Katie Room to share experiences and recipes and laughs over food prepared by our group. Register for Comfort Food theme individually https://bit.ly/2GZBAW7 or by calling 724-837-5620.

Thursday, January 24

Phil Vassar at The Palace Theatre
Country music hitmaker Phil Vassar is a piano-pounding powerhouse on stage who taps into his audiences via social media for song requests throughout his more than 135 shows a year. Phil’s reign of signature songs includes 10 No. 1 singles and 26 Top 40 hits, including “Carlene,” “Just Another Day in Paradise,” “Six-Pack Summer,” “When I Love You”; and many more. Vassar was racking up hits on the radio long before he even began his own recording career that has seen the release of six albums, two ASCAP Songwriter of the Year trophies, ACM’s Top New Male Vocalist and sold-out shows across the country. Vassar’s songwriting career blossomed in the mid-’90s when he landed a publishing contract with EMI and penned hits for Collin Raye (Little Red Rodeo), Alan Jackson (Right on the Money), Tim McGraw (For a Little While), Jo Dee Messina (Bye Bye, Alright), and Blackhawk (Postmarked Birmingham). He signed a record deal of his own with Arista in 1998 and was named ASCAP’s Country Songwriter of the Year in 1999.

Winter Happy Hour Live
Live music at the Olde Spitfire with Tim Roberts Solo.

Friday, January 25

E. Michaux Photography Opening Reception
Join us for a night of food, fun and e.michaux photography at the Seton Hill Art Center. Photos on display will be available through silent auction. 50% of proceeds will be given to a local charity. The exhibit will be up from January 22nd – February 7th.

Sexual Harassment Training
Come learn how to create a safe and thriving workplace and prevent harassment! Blackburn comprehensive training will include: Workplace climate assessment, company policy and practice consultation, in-person and online employee training components, management team training, and follow-up resources.

Saturday, January 26

Jackson Gardner at Oliver’s Pourhouse
Live music with Jackson Gardner from 9pm-12am.

Chess Club (ages 8 to adult)
Everyone ages 8 and older who loves chess is invited to the Katie Room. All levels of play are welcome, but players should come with some knowledge as the club is not an instructional class. Register in advance https://bit.ly/2FafheL or by calling 724-837-5620.

As I See It – GAC Members Exhibitions
Local artists working in all media will be exhibiting their work at the Art Center. These are our members. Let them inspire you. Browse our collection. The exhibit is open to the public, free admission and free parking. The opening reception is 2-4pm on Jan 26. See you there. The exhibit runs Jan 26 – Mar 1, 2019 http://greensburgartcenter.org/

Switch at Waterworks
Live music with Switch from 9pm-1am

Coding Club: 6-9 year olds
Coding fun for early elementary aged children. Come to the Katie Room to learn about technology and coding using Pop Up Creation Lab devices shared through the county system. We’ll start with Beebots to make coding concepts tangible and will continue based on the knowledge of the children attending. If your experience is higher, you are able to sign up for the next level program. Register in advance https://bit.ly/2Vw5VyY or by calling 724-837-5620.

Exhibit Opening: “My Perfect Life” works by Lawrence Beaver

Join us for the opening celebration of our new gallery show: “My Perfect Life” drawings and works by local artist Lawrence Beaver. Larry’s evocative and haunting drawings are a captivating visual journey into his soul and intense inner struggle. Larry has exhibited in the past in gallery’s in both Georgia and Florida His latest works are yet to be seen until our exhibit. This is a “must see” and we are honored to showcase his beautiful work.  Exhibit runs from 1/26/2019 until 4/13/2019

Cash Unchained: The Ultimate Johnny Cash Tribute at The Palace Theatre
Have you ever imagined experiencing ALL of Johnny’s iconic songs in concert just the way you remembered them? From the early days with Sam Philips at Sun Records to the later years with Rick Rubin and American Recordings, Cash Unchained delivers a complete catalog of breathtaking music from one of the greatest country artists of all time.

Self-Love with Rosslyn
Are you an over-giver? Trouble setting boundaries, saying ‘no,’ or practicing selfcare? This self-love workshop is designed for you to find balance. Join Rosslyn for a mixture of love and selfcare to help uncover your most common roadblocks. This cozy and gentle practice will incorporate discussion, gentle movement and restorative postures, focusing on opening and containing the energy of the heart for yourself. At Moonglow Yoga.

Sunday, January 27

Ice Skate for the Animals
Public Skate for the Humane Society of WC! $1 of every paid admission will be Donated to the HSWC! Raffle Baskets! 50/50! Prizes! Please Help Us to Help Homeless Animals!

The Tamburitzans at The Palace Theatre
For more than 8 decades, The Tamburitzans have traveled the country performing a vibrant stage show featuring exciting music, songs, dances and costumes of international cultures. On Sunday, January 27, 2019, the world-renowned group will bring its new stage live show Prism: Full Spectrum Culture to The Palace Theatre.

Open Stage at Scooby’s Pub
A special open stage Sunday January 27 7pm featuring ladies up front. Victoria Bittner Duquesne slag. Ellie Oldfield same moon. Lacy May musket luck. And former American idol contestant Aubrey Burchell.

Sewing, Quilting, and Fiber Arts Drop-In
Bring your latest project and work on it at the Museum in the company of fellow quilters and fiber artists and hobbyists. For more details, go to: https://thewestmoreland.org/events/category/community-drop-ins/

TheSHO at Mr. Toad’s
Sean Howard Orchestra returns to Mr Toads! No Cover, 8pm Start.

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