Saturday, May 18, 2013
The event will take place May 31.
'Tis the season for fresh red strawberries. And to celebrate, the Peters Creek Presbyterian Church is hosting its annual Strawberry Festival from 6 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. May 31 on the church lawn. Tickets are on sale now and cost $10 for adults, $8 for seniors and $5 kids. Dessert will cost $4. Aside from strawberry shortcake (of course!), there will be chicken, roas beef and sides. Interested? For more information call 724-941-6210. Join Patch for more community news or join us on Facebook and Twitter.
Friday, June 1, 2012
Events are being held at Peters Creek Presbyterian Church, U Rock Music Center, South Park Amphitheater, Peters Township High School and Trax Farms.
1. Peters Creek Strawberry Festival Where/When: Peters Creek Presbyterian Church, 6 to 8:30 p.m. on Friday Why Go?: Peters Creek invites the community to its annual Strawberry Festival this Friday. The festival includes a basket raffle, musical entertainment and games for the kids. The menu includes fried chicken, roast beef, macaroni salad, baked beans and strawberry shortcake. Pricing: Adults—$10; Seniors—$8; Children—$5; Dessert Only—$4. Contact the church office at 724-941-6210 to reserve your ticket. 2. Local Music Showcase Where?/When?: U ROCK Music Center, 7 to 10 p.m. on Friday Why Go?: The Local Music Showcase will be held at U Rock Music Center's new location at Donaldson's Crossroads next to Citizens Bank. The event will …
Tuesday, May 29, 2012
Peters Township staff, students, parents, neighbors and veterans participated Monday in the annual Memorial Day festivities.
Peters Township community members arrived bright and early to Peters Township Middle School for the start of the annual red, white and blue festivities. Township staff, students, parents, neighbors and veterans gathered to march in—and watch—the parade, which progressed down East McMurray Road and concluded in the VFW Post 764 parking lot on Valley Brook Road. Peters Township police escorted the parade participants. A sea of red and white led the route—including the VFW Post 764 Color Guard, the American Legion Post 944 Color Guard and the Mighty Indian Marching Band. A 20-year veteran, band director Milt Barney served in the Air Force and said his father fought in WWII. Two cars carried the main speaker and clergy of the soon-to-…
Monday, April 23, 2012
Here's where and when to vote April 24 in Peters Township.
Do you know when and where to hit the polls in Peters Township Tuesday? Nine locations in PT (according to district) will be open from 7 a.m. to 8 p.m. They are as follows: Peters A-1: South Hills Bible Chapel Peters A-2: Our Redeemer Lutheran Church Peters A-3: South Hills Bible Chapel Peters B-1: Peters Creek United Presbyterian Church Peters B-2: Peters Township Community Recreation Center Peters B-3: Wrights United Methodist Church Peters C-1: St. Benedict the Abbot Catholic Church Peters C-2: St. Benedict the Abbot Catholic Church Peters C-3: Center Presbyterian Church Peters D-1: Peters Township Community Recreation Center Peters D-2: Faith Community Church Lakeside Peters D-3: Crossroads Church of Christ Click on the links above …
Friday, April 6, 2012
Here are some ideas for getting out in Peters Township and Washington County with the kiddos—today through Monday.
What's happening at ... ? Simmons Farm Easter Egg Hunt When: 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. Friday and Saturday What: Kids can decorate their own gourd birdhouse, decorate an Easter egg gathering bag, collect 12 eggs that are exchanged for prizes, decorate a flower pot then plant the flower, and do a coloring craft. If the weather is nice, the egg hunt will be held in the orchard. If not, it will be held in the greenhouse. Email firstname.lastname@example.org or call 724-941-1490 for more information. Cost: $10.50 --- Trax Farms Breakfast with the Easter Bunny When: 9:30 a.m. Friday and Saturday What: Each child will receive a filling breakfast of cereal with milk, mini donuts, an orange drink and a fresh apple. The kids will then get to visit with the Easter…
Thursday, March 29, 2012
Here is a list of events to check out this weekend—add your event in the comments!
1. Anime Club Where/When: Peters Township Public Library, 3 to 5 p.m. on Friday Why Go?: Join the library to celebrate your love of all things Anime and Manga. You'll discuss and watch the latest trends in comics, DVDs and magazines. All otaku are welcome! 2. "Legally Blonde" Where?/When?: Peters Township High School, 7 p.m. on Thursday to Saturday Why Go?:The PTHS Thespians proudly present "Legally Blonde." All seating is reserved and performances are held in the high school auditorium. Tickets must be paid for at time of reservation and will be available at will call. Click here for tickets. Pricing: $10 for adults, $5 for students/senior citizens 3. Manage the Meadows Day Where?/When?: The Outdoor Classroom, 9 a.m. to 12 p.m. on …
Thursday, December 15, 2011
Thursday through Sunday is all about the holidays—check out what's going on in and around Peters Township. Add additional events in the comments.
1. Christmas Covered Dish Dinner Where/When: Peters Creek Presbyterian Church, 6 p.m. on Friday Why Go?: Join the Peters Creek Presbyterian Church for an evening of good food and fellowship in Hinman Hall. Dinner will be followed by singing Christmas Carols and enjoying performances in the Sanctuary. The staff will provide ham, rolls and beverages and asks that guests sign up using the red form in the front pocket of the pew folders indicating how many family members will attend and the food item you will bring. To help ensure a balanced table, the church suggests families with last names beginning with A through H bring a side dish, I through P bring a salad and Q through Z bring a dessert. Pricing: A covered dish! 2. A Very Special “…
Sunday, June 5, 2011
The Strawberry Festival on Saturday served up some great food for a great cause.
Peters Creek Presbyterian Church was full of food, fun and fellowship on Saturday evening. The church’s annual Strawberry Festival drew out familiar members of the congregation, as well as unfamiliar guests. Regardless of whence they came, all enjoyed great food for a great cause. Kathy Crosby, PCPC elder, said that the festival has been a church tradition for nearly two decades now. With the help of numerous other church volunteers, Crosby coordinated this year’s festival, just as she has done for the past several years. Inside the church’s cafeteria/hall, party trays of picnic foods prevailed. People lined up to feast on fried chicken, roast beef sandwiches, coleslaw, potato salad and baked beans. A selection of beverages, including …
Monday, May 16, 2011
In recognition of national strawberry month, here are two recipes for super simple, and totally yummy, twists on a classic ingredient.
May is national strawberry month, which means pints of plump berries are everywhere! Chain grocers and independent farmers in the area are selling them left and right. Many restaurants are featuring the fruit in desserts and other dishes. And, chances are, you’ve brought some berries home and incorporated them into your family menu. We’re all familiar with some of the more traditional approaches to serving berries, such as lightly sugared or in fruit salad or with yogurt; in cold cereal or hot oatmeal; and, on top of ice cream or cheesecake. Strawberries go great with champagne, or with a few chunks of sharp cheddar cheese and a flirty Shiraz. They’re awesome covered with chocolate, drizzled with honey or baked in a pie. But, let’s face it…