Members of Our Lady, Queen of Peace and Saint James Parishes who are in 6th through 12th grade are invited to a miniature golf trip to Glen’s in Springdale on Saturday, September 30. Those who will be participating are to meet in the activities center of Saint James Parish at 6 p.m. We will carpool. After a competitive evening on the greens, we will remain on site and enjoy Glen’s homemade custard. The cost for parish members is $5. Guests may attend for $10. Reservations are necessary through the parish office by Monday, September 25.
All young adults of Our Lady, Queen of Peace and Saint James Parishes, as well as their friends, are invited to this program at Allusion Brewing Co., 134 Grant Avenue, Vandergrift, on Wednesday, October 18, from 7 to 8 p.m. The speaker will be Justin Petrovich and the topic is “Uncertainty, Randomness and Faith.” The format is a 20 minute presentation, 20 minute socializing, and 20 minute question/answer period. All participants are responsible for their own beverages.
Our Lady, Queen of Peace Parish, East Vandergrift, and Saint James Parish, Apollo, are sponsoring a one-day ‘Sacred Steubenville’ trip on Tuesday, November 28. The group will depart from the Saint James Parish parking lot at 8 a.m. and will return around 8 p.m. The trip will feature a stop at beautiful Saint Peter Church, a drive through downtown Steubenville with views of some of the 35 murals which depict the history of this river city, a stop at Fort Steuben, an included lunch at a local restaurant, shopping at Nelson Woodcraft, a visit to Franciscan University, and a visit at Steubenville Nutcracker Village and Advent Market. Payment of $139 is required to secure a seat. Space is limited. For reservations call 724-478-4958.
Members and friends of Our Lady, Queen of Peace and Saint James Parishes [must be at least 21 years of age] are invited to a day at Rivers Casino in Pittsburgh on Monday, October 2. The motor coach will depart from the Saint James Church parking lot, 109 Owens View Avenue, Apollo at 9 a.m. Participants will be at the casino for 5 hours. The cost is $35 per person which includes gratuity for the bus driver and $10 in free play. All participants will need a state-issued photo ID to receive the free play. To sign-up contact the parish office in Apollo at (724) 478-4958.
Saint James Parish is holding a Night at the Races in the parish activities center, 109 Owens View Avenue, Apollo on Saturday, October 21. Doors open at 5:30 p.m. Guests must be at least 21 years of age. Chili, chicken noodle soup, hot dogs, ham and turkey sliders, macaroni and cheese, dessert, and beverages will be available at 6 p.m. The horse races begin at 7 p.m. The $20 admission ticket covers the food and drink and an opportunity for participants to wager $2 bets on a total of 11 horse races. 50/50 raffles, theme basket raffle, instant lottery tickets raffle, and pull tabs will also be featured. Those who are present will be eligible to win an extra $500 cash bonus prize. For tickets call Linda @ 724-882-8776.
Saint James Parish will have a card party in the parish activities center, 109 Owens View Avenue, Apollo, on Wednesday, October 18. All card players are invited. Doors open at 5:30 p.m. with food items available for purchase. Card games of your choice will begin at 6:30 p.m. Admission is $5. A 50/50 drawing will be held and $1 instant tickets will be available. For additional information contact Linda @ 724-882-8776.
Members and friends of our partner parishes are invited to this event at Patrick’s Pub [205 1st Street in Apollo] on Wednesday, October 25, from 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. Participants will receive step-by-step instructions with an experienced local artist as they create an autumn scene [as displayed on the easel]. Following the evening of camaraderie and fun, you will depart with your own one-of-a-kind masterpiece! The cost is $25 per person which includes all materials. Participants are responsible for their own beverages. Registrations are limited to the first 25 people. To sign-up, contact the parish office @ (724) 478-4958 by Monday, October 23.