Latest "Carnegie Happening News" from Judge Jack!
2023 sign-ups for Carnegie Youth Athletic Association (CYAA), baseball, softball, and t-ball are currently under way (until February 28th). To sign up go to: https://www.playcarnegie.com/; questions - email@example.com.
Holy Trinity Ukrainian Catholic Church Pierogi Sale (730 Washington Ave) every Thursday and Friday in January and February, from 10 am to 4 PM, beginning January 19th. Pick up a dozen (or two) of homemade pierogi; call (412) 276-9897 to pre-order your pierogi.
Winter Blues? Visit one of Carnegie’s historical exhibits:
The Historical Society of Carnegie (1 W. Main St.) has three interesting and informative exhibits.
- The Colonel Robert Sawhill Center of Carnegie Military Heritage – an exhibit of historical memorabilia of former Vietnam POW, and Carnegie native, Colonel Sawhill.
- The Honus Wagner Museum is dedicated to the Pittsburgh Pirates baseball great and Carnegie native. This enhanced exhibit features photo-ops with game-played memorabilia.
- Miniature Main Street Exhibit, is a 75-foot, hand-crafted, wooden diorama of Carnegie’s business district in the ‘40s and ‘50s, built for Carnegie’s 100th anniversary in 1994.
Hours: Tuesday, Thursday, and Friday from Noon to 4 PM and Saturday 10 AM to 2 PM; for more info call, (412) 276-7447. All exhibits are free.
The Captain Thomas Espy Post at the Andrew Carnegie Free Library and Music Hall (ACFL&MH) has tours every Saturday between 11 and 3 PM. The Capt. Thomas Espy Post 153 of the Grand Army of the Republic served local Civil War veterans for over 60 years and is the best-preserved GAR post in the United States. Free to the public.
Saturday, January 14th, at 1 PM, 2nd Saturday Civil War Lecture at the ACFL&MH - The Civil War as the Watershed Event in United States History, with David Albert. More than just a four year war that cost our country thousands of lives, the Civil War brought many other innovations that would change the country forever. Attend in-person or on-line, for more info go to: https://carnegiecarnegie.org/event/2nd-saturday-civil-war-series-the-civil-war-as-the-watershed-event-in-united-states-history-with-david-albert/.
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Zoom: https://us02web.zoom.us/j/9370579279 - Meeting ID: 937 057 9279
Sunday, January 15th, from 7:30 AM to 1 PM, Pancake Breakfast at St. Raphael the Archangel Church at the St. Elizabeth Ann Seton Worship Site, sponsored by the Knights of Columbus in St. Luke’s Hall located at 330 Third Avenue. Enjoy a hearty breakfast that includes pancakes, sausage, eggs, juice, coffee or tea. Cost is $8 for adults and $4 for children under 10.
Thursday, January 19th, at 7 PM, Red Flags: Learning to Avoid Scamming and Fraud, at the ACFL&MH. Are you worried about scams and fraud? What are the latest scams targeting seniors? How can you protect yourself and loved ones? Cyndie Caroli of the Allegheny County District Attorney’s Office offers a guide to the red flags of scams and fraud. For more info go to: https://carnegiecarnegie.org/event/red-flags-how-to-avoid-scamming-fraud/.
Thursday, January 26th, 7 PM, Listen Locally Downstairs with Ben Benack, Jr. Quartet, at the ACFL&MH. Benny Benack, Jr. is a legend in the Pittsburgh jazz and nightclub scene – a band leader well known for his expertise on the saxophone and charismatic audience appeal. Tickets are $10 in advance and $15 at the door. For more information go to: https://carnegiecarnegie.org/event/listen-locally-downstairs-with-ben-benack-quartet/.
Saturday, February 4th at 4 PM, The Four Chaplains Ceremony, at the American Legion Post 82. The Four Chaplains were four World War II chaplains who died rescuing others when the American troop ship SS Dorchester sank on February 3, 1943. The chaplains helped the other soldiers board lifeboats and gave up their own life jackets when the supplies ran out. The chaplains joined arms, said prayers, and sang hymns as they went down with the ship. Please call and RSVP.
Saturday, February 4th, 8 PM, Listen Locally with Dr Zoot, at the ACFL&MH. This seven-piece band with horns, keyboard, drums, bass, guitar, and vocals effortlessly switch gears to play a variety of music styles from sensational Swing to the Beetles. Advance tickets are $20 and $25 at the door. For more information or to purchase tickets go to: https://carnegiecarnegie.org/event/listen-locally-with-dr-zoot/.
Take Care and wishing you a Healthy 2023,