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Westminster Presbyterian Church
For more information, visit wroc.westminster-church.org or call (412) 835-6630 ext. 200

USC Community & Recreation Center

Virtual Studio
Introducing the C&RC Virtual Studio at the Community & Recreation Center at Boyce Mayview Park:
Live Workouts From Wherever You Are

How to Participate:

  1. Check out the class listings at http://www.twpusc.org/crc/crc-home.
  2. Select a class by clicking on the title.
  3. No need to click Enroll Now. Simply click the Google Meet link when the class is scheduled to begin. If using a phone or tablet, download the Google Meet app for best results.

For more information, you can also reach the C&RC at (412) 221-1099.

Wilfred R. Cameron Wellness Center

Smoking Cessation Classes
Learn to overcome barriers that have kept you from quitting in the past; develop a customized “quit-plan” that will lead to success; learn the art of positive self-talk and watch it work for you; understand how to control your weight during and after the program; practice sound techniques to manage stress; develop strategies that will prevent relapse; five and receive support in a positive and comfortable environment.
For more info, contact Stephanie Bartlam at (724) 250-5258.

Farmers Market

Farmers Market Held Weekly in West Newton
Every Tuesday – 3:00 – 7:00 pm
103 Collinsburg Rd, West Newton
Shoppers will find a nice array of items, baked goods, farm fresh vegetables, organic vegetables, doterra oils, homemade salsa, jams, jellies and relishes, brown eggs, fresh chicken, and keto snacks.
Plenty of parking is available. Cash Only.
For more information on becoming a vendor contact Bill at 724-863-0758.

Yoga & Pilates Workshops

Core Training Pilates Studio
Interested in trying out a Pilates Class? Members, your first Pilates Classes is FREE for first time participants. Class size is limited. Sign up at the front desk.

Community Yoga
Every Friday, 5:00 – 6:00 pm
FREE and open to the public. This introductory class focuses on basic poses that stretch and strengthen our bodies. All levels of practitioners are welcome, however, emphasis will be placed on the novice student.
For more information, contact Marissa Watson at (724) 250-6209.

Support Groups

Alzheimer’s Support Group
Last Tuesday of each month
3-4:30 pm, Woodside Place, Presbyterian SeniorCare, 1215 Hulton Road, Oakmont
Free and open to the public. To RSVP, contact Marcy Keibler at 412-826-6536.

2nd Wednesday of each month
4:30-6:00 pm, Presbyterian SeniorCare, Southminster Place Private Dining Room, 835 South Main Street, Washington
Free and open to the public. To RSVP, contact Jennifer Marasco Kuhn at 412-826-4059 or jmarasco@srcare.org.

Overeaters Anonymous
Overeaters Anonymous (OA) is a Fellowship of individuals who, through shared experience, strength and hope are recovering from compulsive overeating. We are a 12-Step Program based upon the principles of Alcoholics Anonymous. There are no fees, dues, weigh-ins or diets. We are not affiliated with any public or private organizations. To learn more about Overeaters Anonymous, or to find a meeting visit OA.org or GPIOA.org; or call (412) 765-3004.

Dementia Support Group
1st Thursday of the Month, 6:30 p.m., St. Elizabeth Church, One Grove Place, Pittsburgh
2nd Friday of the Month, 1:00 p.m., Zacharia Brown Elder Law, 2427 W. McMurray Rd., Canonsburg
4th Wednesday of the Month, 10:00 a.m., Bethel Park Public Library
4th Thursday of the Month, 12:00 p.m., Westminster Presbyterian Church, 2040 Washington Rd., Pittsburgh
Especially designed for families and caregivers.

To RSVP, call 412-384-0300 or e-mail JeffersonHills@arden-courts.com.

Virtual Highmark Walk For A Healthy Community
Online virtual format, any time before July 15

February 2021

February 18
Neighborhood Resilience Project “What Clinicians Need to Know”

Presented by Reverend Paul Abernathy
2:00 pm, Virtual

February 24
Technology Has No Age

1:00 – 2:00 pm, Virtual

February 26
Addressing Intersectionality in Behavioral Health Care

11:00 am, Virtual

February 27 & 28
Two-Day Parenting Conference Offered in Rostraver Township

A two-day parenting conference is being offered for parents, caregivers, and teachers to learn effective tools and strategies to navigate the challenges of parenting. The conference will be held February 27-28 at Gospel Alliance Church in Rostraver Township.

Participants will have 12 varied workshops to deepen your connection to your children, foster self-love, responsibility, resilience, and self-esteem. This conference is filled with workshops geared toward every stage of parenting from birth through college.

Dates and times are:

  • Saturday February 27 from 8:00 AM – 2:00 PM
  • Sunday February 28 from 9:30 AM – 12:00 PM

Registration deadline is February 13, 2021, and cost is just $10 ($15 at the door), and includes lunch. For information on the workshops and to register visit www.gospelalliancechurch.org. Gospel Alliance Church is located at 1011 Fells Church Road, Rostraver Township, PA 15012

March 2021

March 2
Understanding & Addressing Aggressive Behaviors: Concentrating on Individuals with Dementia

10 am – 12 pm, Webinar

March 10
A Mother’s Journey: Cannabinoid Medicine and Autism

1:00 – 2:30, Virtual

March 25
Coping with Change & Loss: Impacts of COVID-19

10:00 am – 12:00 pm, Webinar

April 2021

April 9
Behavioral Health and Pediatric Primary Care Conference

Live-Streaming Event

April 17
Spiritual Retreat: From Darkness into Light: Encountering the Heart of Christ

10 am – 3 pm, Zoom Web Conferencing

April 16-17
North America Society for the Study of Personality Disorder Conference

Live-Streaming Event

Support Groups


Presbyterian SeniorCare, in affiliation with the Alzheimer's Association, offers monthly support and educational sessions. All are free of charge and open to the public. To RSVP, contact Jennifer Marasco Kuhn at 412-826-4059 or jmarasco@srcare.org.

When: Last Tuesday of each month
Time: 3 p.m. to 4:30 p.m.
Where: Woodside Place, Presbyterian SeniorCare: 1215 Hulton Road, Oakmont, PA 15139
Contact: 412-826-4059

Presbyterian SeniorCare, in affiliation with the Alzheimer's Association, offers monthly support and educational sessions. All are free of charge and open to the public. To RSVP, contact Jennifer Marasco Kuhn at 412-826-4059 or jmarasco@srcare.org.

When: 2nd Tuesday of each month
Time: 10 a.m. to 11:30 a.m.
Where: Presbyterian SeniorCare, Hillsview Chapel: 835 South Main Street, Washington, PA 15301
Contact: 724-223-5745


Bridge to Hope Support Group
Drug and alcohol addiction and its accompanying tragedies have touched countless Americans from all walks of life and from all backgrounds. The Bridge to Hope provides free education and support to such affected families. Anonymity respected. Bridge to Hope Support Group is an Outreach Program of the Passavant Hospital Foundation and as such is a support organization only and does not offer medical or psychological advice. Meets weekly on Wednesday at 7 p.m. at Conference Room #1, Passavant Hospital Foundation Conference Center, Cumberland Woods Village, 700 Cumberland Woods Dr., Allison Park. No registration is necessary. For additional information, call (412) 748-6640.


Beyond Bridge to Hope Support Group
Beyond Bridge to Hope is a monthly Bereavement Support Group for adult family members who have experienced the death of a loved one due to drug or alcohol abuse. Meetings are held the second Wednesday of the month, from 7:00 - 8:30 p.m. at the Passavant Hospital Foundation Conference Center in McCandless Township. They are facilitated by a certified grief counselor, whose specialty has been in the area of bereavement for the past 24 years, Susan Wesner, RN, MSN, CS, a psychiatric clinical nurse specialist at Western Psychiatric Institute and Clinic of UPMC. The meetings are free of charge. Beyond Bridge to Hope Bereavement Support Group is an Outreach Program of the Passavant Hospital Foundation and as such is a support organization only and does not offer medical or psychological advice. No registration is necessary. For additional information, call 412-748-6640.

Good Grief Center offers Bereavement Support Groups
The Good Grief Center for Bereavement Support offers support groups for anyone having trouble coping with the death of a loved one. General groups are from 3 to 4:30 p.m. on first and third Wednesdays; and from 7 to 8:30 p.m. on second and fourth Thursdays. A "Daughters without Mothers" support group meets from 7 to 8:30 p.m. on the first and third Thursday of each month. The Good Grief Center, a nonprofit organization located at 2717 Murray Ave. in Squirrel Hill, serves all ages and is a division of Ursuline Senior Services. To register, call 412-224-4700 or send e-mail to support@goodgriefcenter.com. For more information, visit www.goodgriefcenter.com.

SouthernCare Hospice
Offers a monthly Bereavement Support Group free to the public. The group meets from 4:30-5:30 the Third Monday of every month at 90 West Chestnut Street, Ste. 500, Washington, PA 15301. No registration is required. For more information please call 724-222-7425.

Suicide Bereavement Support Group at Monongahela Valley Hospital
Monongahela Valley Hospital will begin a Suicide Bereavement Support Group for anyone who has been touched by suicide. Sessions will start Monday, February 9, 2015, and will meet the second and fourth Mondays through May at 6 p.m. in the hospital’s Anthony M. Lombardi Education Conference Center. The free informal group meetings will be led by staff Psychologist Sam Lonich, who has extensive professional experience working with suicide survivors. The last day to register for the sessions is Friday, Feb. 6, 2015. Register by calling 724-268-1144.


Community Health and Education Programs
The Washington Hospital Breastfeeding Support Group For pregnant women, mothers who are currently breastfeeding, fathers and siblings. Last Monday each month (except December) from 6:30 to 8 p.m. in the Community Room The Washington Hospital. Register by calling 724-250-4476.


Third Monday of each Month "Teal Hearts Network” - Support Group for Cancer Survivors
The National Ovarian Cancer Coalition (NOOC), Pittsburgh Chapter, and the Cancer Caring Center have teamed up to offer “Teal Hearts Network” at the Cancer Caring Center’s Bloomfield Headquarters.  Mary Urban will lead the group, which will offer survivors the opportunity to share common concerns and experiences. Meetings will be held on the third Monday of each month from 6:30 to 8:00. Registration is requested by calling the NOCC at 412 661-1095.

Living Each Day Support Group
For cancer patients and their families. Second Thursday each month.
5:30 p.m. at Occupational Therapy Apt., 4th floor, The Washington Hospital. Register by calling 724-229-2278

Prostate Cancer Support Group
For patients with prostate cancer and/or their families. Third Thursday of each month.
7 to 8:30 p.m. at Occupational Therapy Apt., 4th floor, The Washington Hospital. Register at 724-229-2278

Free Bariatric Surgery Information Seminar - Second Monday of each month.
Christopher J. Myers, MD, minimally invasive bariatric and general surgeon with the UPMC Horizon Bariatric Surgery Center, will offer a free bariatric surgery information seminar at UPMC-Orthopedic and Sports Medicine Associates. Dr. Myers will continue to hold information seminars at the Franklin office the second Monday of every month. To register for the seminar or to schedule an appointment with Dr. Myers, call 724-588-6660. UPMC-Orthopedic and Sports Medicine Associates is located at 44 Circle St., Franklin.


Teen Outreach Program
With Mary Jo Podgurksi and the staff of the Academy for Adolescent Health, Inc. ECHO – Educating Children for Healthy Outcomes – Home-based early intervention program for children in grades 4-8. Parents & Daughters – Girls ages 9-12. Parents & Sons – Boys ages 10-14. Pregnant & Parenting Teens – Supportive services for high-school teens that are pregnant or parenting. Teen Father Program – Young fathers up to the age of 22. For more information, call (724) 222-2311.

Healthy Family Home Training Camp
The Allegheny YMCA, the Wilmerding YMCA and the Homewood Brushton YMCA is offering The Healthy Family Home Training Camp. This 12-week program helps families prevent obesity by engaging them in activities that support a healthy lifestyle.  Incentives like family memberships are offered to participants at no cost.  Groups are now forming.  To learn more, contact Gretchen North at 412-227-3820 or gnorth@ymcapgh.org.


Compulsive Eaters Anonymous Meetings
CEA-HOW is a non-profit 12-Step, self-help group for anyone who has a problem with food. It is based on the principles of Alcoholics Anonymous. If you have a problem with food addiction or compulsive eating, CEA-HOW might be for you. It's simple, it's free & it works! It's a new way of life. For more information, call 412-225-1664, or email info@ceahowpa.org or visit our website at www.ceahowpa.org.


  • 8:30 a.m. - Bethel Park Library, 5100 W. Library Road (Book Study), Bethel Park, PA 15102


  • 6:30 p.m. - Avalon Ministry Center, 336 South Home Avenue, Pittsburgh, PA 15202 (Avalon)


  • 7:15 a.m. - Trinity Episcopal Church, 550 S. Main Street (Pitch), Washington, PA 15301
  • 4:30 p.m. - Dormont Presbyterian Church, 2865 Espy Avenue (Book Study), Dormont, PA 15216


  • 7:00 a.m. - Our Redeemer Lutheran Church, 105 Gateshead Drive, McMurray, PA 15317


  • 6:00 p.m. - Our Redeemer Lutheran Church, 105 Gateshead Drive, McMurray, PA 15317


  • 8:30 a.m. - Alliance Church, 2510 Old Washington Road, Upper St. Clair, PA 15241
  • 9:00 a.m. - Christ Church Parish House, 122 N. Maple Avenue Rear, Greensburg, PA 15601


North Hills Support Group
Meets every second Tuesday of the month.
Passavant Hospital, Donor Hall, 6:30 pm. Contact Judy at judpot50@yahoo.com or call 412-979-2233. All are welcome, patients, family, caretakers, friends!


Stroke Support Group
Share feelings associated with life after stroke, as well as obtain information on services available to stroke victims and their caregivers. Third Tuesday of each month from 4:30 to 6 p.m. at Occupational Therapy Apt., 4th floor, The Washington Hospital. Register at 724-229-2449

The Allen Place Stroke  Support Program
Meets every Thursday of the month.
10:30 AM—1:00 PM at 227 Bonvue Street, Pittsburgh. Health education and training, social activities, physical activity, guest speakers and nutritional experiences.  For more information, contact Jerry Ann Allen, RN, MPM, Executive Director, at 412-231-1531 and visit www.allenplacecommunity.org.   

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