Latest "Carnegie Happening News" from Judge Jack!
The Borough’s Annual Halloween Promenade for children 6th Grade and under is Saturday, October 23rd; registration is at noon at the E Main St. Bridge. After the promenade many downtown businesses will be open for trick-or-treat.
The St. Raphael the Archangel Knights of Columbus Council 11143 will have their annual Food Drive the weekend of October 16th and 17th to benefit the St. Vincent DePaul Food Pantry located at St. Elizabeth Ann Seton worship site. Food can be dropped off anytime and placed in the narthex of St. Elizabeth Ann Seton Church. During Mass hours Knights will be present to collect food. If you wish to make a monetary donation, checks should be made payable to the SEAS SVdP, 330 Third Avenue, Carnegie, PA.
On Saturday, October 16th from 11 AM to 7 PM, enjoy Pierogy-Fest! at Holy Trinity Ukrainian Catholic Church; see more information below.
Friday, October 8th, from 5 to 9 PM, Carnegie Crawl, businesses in downtown Carnegie will be offering fun and discounts during the last Crawl of the season.
Friday, October 8th, 6 PM, Carlynton Homecoming Parade & Game (7PM), the annual parade will travel along Washington Ave. to Honus Wagner Field.
October 8, 9, and 14, 15, 16, at 8 PM, 10 and 17 at 2:30 PM, Princess Ida, at the Andrew Carnegie Free Library and Music Hall (ACFL&MH) – The Pittsburgh Savoyards present a hilarious twist on a traditional medieval fairy tale. For more information or tickets go to www.pittsburghsavoyards.org or https://carnegiecarnegie.org/19597-2/.
Saturday October 9th, 1 PM, 2nd Saturday Civil War Lecture Series; A Civil War Husband, at the ACFL&MH. In 1861 Thomas D. Nelson was working on his small farm in Plain Grove, Lawrence County, Pennsylvania. On August 31 his life and the lives of his wife, Lydia Jane, and their four daughters would change forever. Contact the Library at (412) 276-3456 for more info - Free.
Sunday, October 10th, Last day of the season for Forsythe Mini Golf.
Monday, October 11th Cookie Walk –Virtual, Join St. Matrona Ladies Society of St. Peter & St. Paul Ukrainian Orthodox Church for their 18th Annual Cookie Walk – virtually. Orders can be placed online at www.stmatronacookiewalk.com starting today.
Thursday, October 14th, 6 PM Carnegie Elementary School Open House.
Friday and Saturday, October 15-16, 9 AM to 2 PM, Flea Market at the Church of the Atonement, 618 Washington Ave. Items for sale include: kitchen ware, clothing for the family, shoes, linens and bedding, yarn, decorations, puzzles, etc. Everything is priced to sell. They will close on Saturday from 12:00-1:00; then reopen for their famous bag sale. Questions, call Joyce at 412-276-0366. Masks and social distancing are required.
Friday and Saturday, October 15-16, 22-23, and 29-30 from 7 PM – 10 PM, it’s back again…The Trail of Terror at Carnegie Park located off of Forsythe Road. Come get your scare on while raising money for Carnegie Park projects. There is also an area for the little kids to have some Halloween fun! Tickets are $10.00 for adults and $5.00 for children 12 and under.
Saturday, October 16th from 11 AM to 7 PM, Pierogy-Fest! at Holy Trinity Ukrainian Catholic Church, 726 Washington Ave. The church will host their pierogy food festival. Enjoy delicious homemade ethnic food such as: pierogies, holupsti, kielbasa, pastries, and much more. There will be church tours. Take-out is available and MC/Visa is accepted; to place order on day of event call 412-276-9897.
Sunday, October 16th, from 12:30 to 2:30 PM, St. John and St. Martin Closet, at Sts. Peter & Paul Ukrainian Orthodox Church, 220 Mansfield Ave. (Gold Domes). Clothing for men, women and children and some household items. Trade something old for something new, leave a donation or just take what you need. Donations of clean, gently used or new clothing and household items accepted when closet door is open.
Sunday, October 17th, from 8 AM to 1 PM, Pancake Breakfast at St. Raphael the Archangel, sponsored by the Knights of Columbus in St. Luke’s Hall located at 330 Third Avenue, Carnegie, PA. All profits from the breakfast will be donated to the St. Vincent DePaul Food Pantry. Breakfast includes pancakes, sausage, eggs, juice, coffee or tea. Cost is $8 for adults and $4 for children under 10.
Wednesday, October 21st, 7 PM, Listen Locally Downstairs – BGV – BackGround Vocals, at the Andrew Carnegie Free Library and Music Hall (ACFL&MH). Come see the dynamic BVG's front and center with Listen Locally Downstairs. Katy, Carmen, and Delana of the BGV's are dynamic singers with astounding versatility, tight harmony, and beautiful clarity. Tickets are $10 at the door. For more info go to: https://carnegiecarnegie.org/19575-2/.
Saturday October 23rd, at 12 Noon, The Annual Children’s Halloween Promenade, registration is 12 noon at the Main Street Bridge in downtown Carnegie. The promenade begins at 12:30 PM with free treat bags and prizes for all children in the promenade. Also, Awards given for the top three costumes in five different age groups: Infants and Toddlers (age 2 and under), Preschool (ages 3, 4, & 5), Grades K & 1st, Grades 2nd & 3rd, and Grades 4th, 5th & 6th. After the promenade many local businesses will be open for trick-or-treat. Free and open to all community children, infants thru 6th grade. Don’t miss the wonderful community tradition!
Sunday, October 24th, from Noon to 6 PM, Spaghetti Dinner Fundraiser for the Carlynton Band, at Rockefeller’s Grille in Kennedy Twp. $10 for a delicious spaghetti and meatball dinner; for tickets go to the Carlynton Band Facebook page or see your favorite member.
Sunday, October 31, 6 to 8 PM - Trick or Treat hours in Carnegie – Please Drive Carefully.
Monday, November 1st, Winter Sign-ups for Floor Hockey and Basketball for the Carnegie Boys and Girls Club on 610 Washington Ave. Contact the club at (412) 276-3151 for more information. Online registration at: www.bgcwpa.org. Financial aid is available.
Save the Date:
Friday, December 3rd, at 6 PM – Carols and Lights, Carnegie’s Tree Lighting at the Carnegie Borough Building – more details to follow.
Saturday, December 4th, at 10 AM – “Carnegie Celebrates the Season” – Santa comes to the Library from 11 AM to 1 PM. We are currently monitoring CDC protocols, so more information to follow.