Murrysville: Found-art presentation, used book sale, Carnegie Museum speaker, more

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Found-materials artist featured at East Suburban Artists League

The East Suburban Artists League will feature artist Glendon Hyde at their May 5 meeting.

Hyde creates “found art” using discarded and broken materials, mostly donated by friends and neighbors. Hyde will share his motivation, techniques and specific approach to eco-friendly art.

The presentation will be at 7 p.m., May 5 at Christ’s Lutheran Church, 5330 Old Logan Ferry Road. It is open to the public and there is no cost to attend.

League members will have a 6:45 p.m. show-and-tell session prior to the public meeting.

For more, call 412-373-0711 or visit

AAUW book sale set for May 5-7

The Murrysville American Association of University Women and Murrysville Community Library will partner for a used book sale from 9:30 a.m. to 5 p.m., May 5-7 at the library, 4130 Sardis Road.

The sale will include books, puzzles, CDs and DVDs. Attendees are asked to bring their own bags, but additional bags will be available.

For more, see 724-327-1102.

AAUW will host Carnegie Museum speaker

The Murrysville American Association of University Women will host Carnegie Museum of Natural History Director of Science, Research and Collections Rose Marie Muzika at its May 12 meeting.

Muzika will present “What Forests Teach Us About Resilience (and Ourselves),” discussing several decades of research in forest ecology, emphasizing the way scientific inquiry helps understand the lives of trees and the forests they inhabit.

The 10 a.m. meeting will take place in the Tech Nook at the Murrysville Community Library, 4130 Sardis Road, Murrysville.

Gun club to host youth day

The White Oak Rod and Gun Club in North Huntingdon will host its annual Youth Day from 8:30 a.m. to 5 p.m., July 9 at the club, 600 Skellytown Road.

Boys and girls age 10 through 18 can participate in a full day of education and fun with opportunities to use air rifles, .22-caliber pistols, black powder and high-powered rifles. They can also shoot clay targets and try archery.

Lunch will be provided.

Registration is $10. For more information, call 724-953-1087, 412-400-1656 or 412-417-1819.

‘Boomers & Beyond’ presentation focuses on Flight 93 memorial

The former National Park Service Chief of Visitor Protection and Chief Ranger for the Northeastern U.S., Stephen Clark, will be the featured speaker at the May 10 “Boomers & Beyond” speaker series at Mother of Sorrows Church, 4202 Old William Penn Highway, Murrysville.

Clark has more than 35 years of federal service and managed the five National Park Service units in beginning in 2015. He has also led and contributed to national responses for natural disasters like the Mississippi Canyon oil spill and Hurricane Maria.

The presentation will be at noon. Participants can bring a bag lunch (beverages are provided). There is no cost to attend.

Upcoming public meetings

• Murrysville council, 7 p.m. May 18 at the municipal building, 4100 Sardis Road. Meetings are broadcast live on Comcast local access Channel 19 and streamed at

• Delmont council, 7 p.m. May 10 at the borough building, 77 Greensburg St. Agenda published in advance at

• Franklin Regional curriculum committee, 5 p.m. May 18 at the administrative offices, Newlonsburg Elementary building, 3200 School Road, Murrysville.

• Franklin Regional school board regular monthly voting meeting, 7:30 p.m. May 23 at the Murrysville municipal building, 4100 Sardis Road. Meetings are broadcast live on Comcast local access Channel 19 and archived at

Patrick Varine is a Tribune-Review staff writer. You can contact Patrick at 724-850-2862, or via Twitter .

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