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Monday, November 28, 2016

11.28.2016 Weekly Caring for Kids Activities at Eat'n Park!

Our Caring for Kids campaign is in full swing! Read on to learn what’s happening at some of our locations. (Not sure what some of these events are? Click here to read some of our Caring for Kids frequently asked questions.)

Monday, November 28, 2016
Indiana Breakfast with Santa (8:00AM-11:00AM)

Tuesday, November 29, 2016
Franklin Rodeo Round-Up (All Day)
Robinson Tips for Tots (11:00AM-8:00PM)
Altoona Tips for Tots (4:00PM-7:00PM)
Clarksburg Tips for Tots (5:00PM-8:00PM)

Wednesday, November 30, 2016
McKeesport Tips for Tots (12:00PM-7:00PM)
Westmont Tips for Tots (5:30PM-7:30PM)
Monroeville Tips for Tots (4:00PM-8:00PM)
Somerset Tips for Tots (4:00PM-8:00PM)
Latrobe Tips for Tots (4:00PM-8:00PM)

Thursday, December 1, 2016
Uniontown Tips for Tots (5:00PM-8:00PM)
South Hills Village Tips for Tots (5:00PM-8:00PM)
New Stanton Tips for Tots (4:00PM-8:00PM)
DuBois Tips for Tots (3:00PM-9:00PM)
North Huntington Tips for Tots (4:00PM-8:00PM)

Friday, December 2, 2016
Butler-United Rodeo Round-Up (All Day)

Saturday, December 3, 2016
Butler-United Rodeo Round-Up (All Day)
McKeesport Children's Paint Party (12:00PM-3:00PM AND 6:00PM-9:00PM)
        Location: Paint, Parties, and More 1015 Lincoln Way White Oak, PA 15131
        Price: $45 per painter
Monongahela Holiday Bash (2:00PM-10:00PM)
        Location: Monongahela Fire Hall West Main Street, Monongahela, PA 15063
New Castle Rodeo Round-Up (6:00AM - 11:00PM)
Robinson Rodeo Round-Up (11:00AM - 8:00 PM)
Chapel Hill Breakfast With Santa (8:00AM - 12:00PM)
Media Breakfast With Santa and Media County Sheriff (8:00AM-12:00PM)

Sunday, December 4, 2016
Butler-United Rodeo Round-Up (All Day)
Chippewa Pictures with Santa (10:00AM-2:00PM)
New Castle Rodeo Round-Up (6:00AM-11:00PM)
Monroeville Arts and Crafts Fair (1:00PM-7:00PM)
        Location: Pitcairn Firehall 720 Brinton Avenue Pitcairn, PA 15140
Indiana Bingo (11:00AM-5:00PM)
        Location: Cherryhill Township Fire Department 1442 N. Harmony Road Penn Run, PA 15765

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No matter if they’re near or far, send your special someone a sweet surprise this holiday season from SmileyCookie.com! With smiles that are guaranteed to melt any heart, these individually wrapped, nut-free, kosher treats come in a variety of shapes and styles including Christmas trees, snowmen, gingerbread men, and more. They’re also available in bulk, making them perfect for sharing at any Christmas party!

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Friday, November 25, 2016

Our Beloved Christmas Star Commercial

For many of our guests, the holiday season does not truly begin until they’ve seen our beloved Christmas Star commercial. It is a holiday tradition that has been passed on through the generations for over 30 years. From our family to yours, we hope the special lift you get this holiday season lasts all year long!



Want to spread holiday cheer to all of your friends and family both far and near? Email our Christmas Star commercial and special holiday tidings right to their inbox at SendtheStar.com!

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2016 Eat'n Park Christmas Star Commercial Television Air Dates

Our Christmas Star commercial is a beloved favorite for young and old. Its simple, timeless message has resonated with viewers for over 30 years. Read on to see when it will be airing on TV in the Pittsburgh area! Check your local listings for times.

Pittsburgh

ABC Family
  • 25 Days of Christmas (Week of 11/28, 12/5, 12/12, 12/19)
HGTV
  • Fixer Upper - Holiday (Week of 12/5, 12/12)
TBS
  • Four Christmases (Week of 11/21)
  • 24 Hours of A Christmas Story (Week of 12/19)
Food Network
  • Holiday Baking Championships (Week of 12/5, 12/12)
AMC
  • Miracle on 34th Street (Week of 12/5)
  • A Christmas Carol Week (Week of 12/5)
  • Scrooged (Week of 12/19)
KDKA-TV
  • Thanksgiving Day Parade (Week of 11/21)
  • Story of Santa Claus (Week of 11/21)
  • Rudolph (Week of 11/28)
  • Frosty/Frosty Returns (Week of 12/12)
  • Home for the Holidays (Week of 12/12)
WPXI-TV
  • How the Grinch Stole Christmas (Week of 11/21)
  • WPXI Holiday Parade (Week of 11/21)
  • Macy's Thanksgiving Parade (Week of 11/21)
  • Christmas in Rockefeller Center (Week of 11/28)
  • Dolly Parton's Christmas (Week of 11/28)
  • SNL Christmas (Week of 12/12)
  • It's A Wonderful Life (Week of 12/19)
WTAE-TV 
  • A Charlie Brown Christmas (Week of 11/28)
  • CMA Country Christmas (Week of 11/28)
  • Great Christmas Light Fight (Week of 12/19)
Can't wait to see our beloved commercial on TV? Click below to watch it now!


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Tuesday, November 22, 2016

Tomorrow Only: Enjoy $1 Off A Quart Of Soup To Go!

We know that preparing for Thursday’s big feast can be stressful so let us help with your pre-holiday dinner plans! For a quick and easy meal, enjoy this coupon for $1 off a quart of soup or chili to go. The best part about this deal? Wednesday is Potato Soup Day! Coupon valid Wednesday, November 23, 2016 only.

Coupon valid Wednesday, November 23, 2016 only
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Monday, November 21, 2016

11.21.2016 Weekly Caring for Kids Activities at Eat'n Park!

The holiday week is not slowing down our Caring for Kids campaign! Read on to learn what’s happening at some of our locations. (Not sure what some of these events are? Click here to read some of our Caring for Kids frequently asked questions.)

Friday, November 25, 2016
Penn Hills Rodeo Round-Up (All Day)
Butler (United) Rodeo Round-Up (All Day)
McKees Rocks Rodeo Round-Up (5:00PM-8:00PM)
Somerset Rodeo Round-Up (5:00PM-11:00PM)

Saturday, November 26, 2016
Clarksburg Yardsale (8:00AM-6:00PM)
Weirton Rodeo Round-Up (5:00AM-11:00PM)
DuBois Craft Sale (9:00AM-7:00PM)

Sunday, November 27, 2016
Uniontown Fall Fantasy Lunch (12:00PM-4:00PM)
        Location: Knights of Columbus 888N Gallatin Ave Ext Uniontown, PA 15401
Moon Twp. Pictures with Santa (9:00AM-3:00PM)

Don’t forget, you can also donate to Children’s Hospital of Pittsburgh of UPMC online! Click here to make your donation today!


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Upcoming Holiday Buffets

The holidays are here and we have several special buffets that we'll be offering this week to help you get into the spirit of the season! Read on to find your nearest holiday buffet locations and times.

Thanksgiving Eve Buffet (Wednesday, November 23 for $9.99):

Banksville: 12:00 AM – 3:00 AM
Center Township: 12:00 AM – 3:00 AM
Robinson: 12:00 AM – 2:00 AM
Squirrel Hill: 12:00 AM - 3:00 AM
Weirton, WV: 12:00 AM – 2:00 AM
Whitehall: 11:00 PM – 3:00 AM

Black Friday Shoppers’ Buffet (Friday, November 25 for $7.99):

Pennsylvania locations:
Altoona: 5:00 AM - 11:30 AM
Avalon: 7:30 AM - 11:00 AM
Banksville: 7:30 AM – 10:30 AM
Belle Vernon: 6:00 AM - 11:00 AM
Bridgeville: No Shopper’s Buffet
Butler (Clearview): 5:00 AM - 10:30 AM
Butler (United): 5:00 AM - 10:30 AM
Center Twp.: 6:00 AM - 11:00 AM
Chippewa: 6:00 AM – 12:00 PM
Clarion: 7:30 AM - 10:30 AM
Cranberry (Marshall Twp): 6:00 AM - 11:00 AM
Dormont: No Shopper's Buffet
Dubois: 6:00 AM - 10:30 AM
Edgewood: No Shopper’s Buffet
Erie (Peach Street): 5:00 AM - 10:30 AM
Erie (West 12th Street): 7:30 AM - 10:30 AM
Etna: 7:30 AM - 11:00 AM
Franklin: 7:30 AM - 10:30 AM
Franklin Park: 7:30 AM - 10:30 AM
Greensburg: 5:00 AM - 11:30 AM
Grove City: MIDNIGHT - 10:30 AM
Hampton Twp.: 7:30 AM - 11:00 AM
Hermitage: 6:00 AM - 10:30 AM
Indiana: 6:00 AM - 11:00 AM
Johnstown: 5:00 AM - 11:00 AM
Latrobe: 6:00 AM - 11:30 AM
Library Road: 6:00 AM - 10:30 AM
McKees Rocks: No Shopper's Buffet
McKeesport: No Shopper's Buffet
McKnight Rd. (Northbound): 7:30 AM - 11:00 AM
McKnight Rd. (Southbound): 7:30 AM - 11:00 AM
Monongahela: 7:30 AM – 11:00 AM
Monroeville: 5:00 AM - 11:30 AM
Moon Twp.: 7:30 AM - 11:00 AM
Murrysville: 7:30 AM - 11:00 AM
N. Huntingdon: 6:30 AM - 11:30 AM
Natrona Hts.: 7:30 AM - 11:00 AM
New Castle: 7:30 AM - 10:30 AM
New Kensington: No Shopper’s Buffet
New Stanton: 7:30 AM – 11:00 AM
North Versailles: 7:30 AM - 10:30 AM
Penn Hills: No Shopper’s Buffet
Peters Township : 6:00 AM – 10:30 AM
Pittsburgh Mills: 5:00 AM - 11:00 AM
Robinson: 5:00 AM - 11:00 AM
Sewickley: 7:30 AM - 11:00 AM
Somerset: 6:00 AM-11:00 AM
South Hills Village: 6:00 AM- 10:30 AM
Squirrel Hill: No Shopper’s Buffet
Uniontown: 5:00 AM - 11:00 AM
Washington (Mall): 5:00 AM - 11:00 AM
Waterfront: 6:00 AM-11:00 AM
Waterworks: 7:30 AM - 11:00 AM
Westmont: 7:30 AM-10:30 AM
Whitehall: 6:00 AM - 10:30 AM

Ohio locations:
Austintown: 6:00 AM - 11:00 AM
Boardman: 7:30 AM - 10:30 AM
Chapel Hill: 6:00 AM – 11:00 AM
Medina: 7:30 AM – 11:00 AM
Mentor: 7:30 AM - 10:30 AM
Parma: 7:30 AM - 11:00 AM
St. Clairsville: 6:00 AM - 11:00 AM
Steubenville: 6:00 AM - 11:00 AM
Warren: 5:00 AM - 10:30 AM
Willoughby: 7:30 AM - 10:30 AM

West Virginia locations:
Clarksburg: 7:30 AM - 11:00 AM
Morgantown: 7:30 AM – 11:00 AM
Weirton: 6:00 AM - 11:00 AM
Wheeling Highlands: 6:00 AM - 11:00 AM

Hunters Buffet (Monday, November 28 for $7.99):

Dubois: 5:00 AM – 10:30 AM
Indiana: 4:00 AM – 10:30 AM
Robinson: 4:00 AM – 11:00 AM
Somerset: 4:00 AM – 10:30 AM

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Thursday, November 17, 2016

Order Your Mikey and Bob Smiley Cookies from SmileyCookie.com!

Every year, our friends at SmileyCookie.com choose a Pittsburgh celebrity to turn into an honorary Smiley Cookie to help benefit our Caring for Kids Campaign! Previous honorees have included the likes of many steel city legends including Pittsburgh Dad, Brett Keisel, and Rick Sebak.

We are proud to announce that our 2016 honorary Smiley Cookies are Mikey and Bob, our favorite radio personalities from 96.1 KISS!


All profits from our Mikey and Bob Smiley Cookies will be donated to our 2016 Caring for Kids Campaign and will directly benefit the Children’s Hospital of Pittsburgh Foundation. You can find these nut-free, individually wrapped cookies exclusively on SmileyCookie.com, but hurry because they are only available for a limited time!


Click here to order your Mikey and Bob Smiley Cookies today!

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Tuesday, November 15, 2016

Order Your Thanksgiving Pies Today!

The countdown to our favorite meal of the year has begun and we’re already looking forward to dessert! With a wide selection of fresh-baked pies including Oreo Crème, Apple, Pumpkin Crème, and more, we have something for everyone to feast on at your table. For the Thanksgiving Dinner traditionalists out there, our delicious Pumpkin Pie is on sale for the entire month of November for only $7.99!


Don’t forget – we also have homemade breads, rolls, buns, and of course Smiley Cookies!

Click here to download our bakery order form then call ahead to your local Eat’n Park to place your pie order today!

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Friday, November 11, 2016

11.14.2016 Weekly Caring for Kids Activities at Eat'n Park!

Our Caring for Kids campaign is in full swing! Here's what's happening at some of our locations! (Not sure what some of these events are? Click here to read some of our Caring for Kids frequently asked questions.)

Wednesday, November 16, 2016
Greensburg Tips for Tots (5:00PM-8:00PM)
Monroeville Pie in the Eye Night (6:00PM-9:00PM)
Moon Township Tips for Tots (5:00PM-8:00PM)
Moon Township Pet Pictures with Santa (4:00PM-8:00PM)
Johnstown Rodeo Round-Up (4:00PM-8:00PM)
Erie (Peach Street) Tips for Tots (4:00PM-8:00PM)
Grove City Bingo (6:00PM-9:00PM)
       Location: Stanley Snyder VFW Post 74651470 Brent Road, Volant, PA 16156

Thursday, November 17, 2016
Clarion Tips for Tots (4:00PM-8:00PM)
North Versailles Tips for Tots (4:00PM-8:00PM)

Friday, November 18, 2016
McKnight Road (Northbound) Rodeo Round-Up (All Day)
Butler New Castle Road Rodeo Round-Up (All Day)

Saturday, November 19, 2016
McKnight Road (Northbound) Rodeo Round-Up (All Day)
Butler New Castle Road Rodeo Round-Up (All Day)
Robinson Rodeo Round-Up (11AM-8PM)
Somerset Benefit Dance (7:00PM-11:00PM)
       Location: Somerset American Legion 162 W. Main Street Somerset, PA 15501
Belle Vernon Bingo (3:00PM-7:00PM)
       Location: 129 Fourth Avenue New Eagle, PA 15067

Sunday, November 20, 2016
McKnight Road (Northbound) Rodeo Round-Up (All Day)
Butler New Castle Road Rodeo Round-Up (All Day)
Johnstown Basket Party (11:00AM-3:00PM)
       Location: Richland Firehall 1321 Scalp Avenue Johnstown, PA 15904

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Monday, November 7, 2016

Wake Up With This New Breakfast Coupon!

Rise and shine...it's breakfast time! Wake up on the right side of the bed with our new breakfast items and this coupon for $2 off any $5 breakfast purchase! Coupon valid Monday, November 7 - Sunday, November 13, 2016 from 5-11AM.
Coupon valid November 7-13, 2016 only
Coupon must be printed to be redeemed

Want to redeem these coupons from your phone? Download our mobile app!

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Free Coffee For Voters On Election Day!

Show us your voting stub or sticker this Election Day, November 8th, and we’ll pour you a hot, steaming cup of coffee on the house!



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We Salute Our Veterans

Our sincere thanks to veterans for their selfless service to our country. In honor of you, we've made a donation to the Veterans Leadership Program, an organization that provides essential housing, employment, and vital support services to veterans, service members, and their families. Additionally, on Veterans Day (November 11th), all veterans and active military who visit us in uniform or with proof of service will receive three free pancakes, all day long.


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Friday, November 4, 2016

Get Social With Santa Smiley

Santa Smiley is coming to town… all to help our 2016 Caring for Kids Campaign! These Smileys are a quick and easy way to make a pledge to Caring for Kids, which helps to benefit local children’s hospitals. Just purchase a paper Santa Smiley for $1 at your local Eat’n Park, write your name on it, and we’ll hang it up in the restaurant for the entire length of our campaign to show our thanks!

Social media savvy? We’ll match your donation when you take a picture of your Smiley, tag it @eatnpark, and post it to Twitter or Instagram with the hashtag #10MillionSmiles. If you’re feeling adventurous, take a Smiley selfie so we can see your smiling face as well!


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New Holiday Merchandise

New merchandise is here just in time for the holidays and it’s not going to stay on our shelves for long! Why, you might ask? Because we’ve got the perfect gifts for your friends, family, co-workers, and everyone else in between!

Best of all, 10% of all holiday merchandise will benefit our 38th annual Caring for Kids Campaign!

With colder weather right around the corner, our Christmas Star Ceramic Mugs are perfect for warming up with a hot cup of hot chocolate, plus they’re only $6.99! They make great stocking stuffers and are available at all locations while supplies last!

And at the following locations, you’ll also find long-sleeved adult Christmas Star t-shirts for $15.99. Better hurry though - these items are sure to sell out fast.


Locations carrying Christmas Star long-sleeved t-shirts:

Pennsylvania
  • Airport – Moon Twp.
  • Avalon*
  • Banksville Rd. 
  • Belle Vernon 
  • Butler – Clearview Mall
  • Center Twp. (Monaca)
  • Cranberry Twp. 
  • Dubois
  • Franklin Park
  • Greensburg
  • Grove City 
  • Hermitage
  • North Huntingdon 
  • Indiana 
  • Latrobe 
  • Library Road
  • McKnight Road at Ross Park Mall 
  • Monongahela
  • Monroeville 
  • Peters Twp.
  • Robinson 
  • Sewickley 
  • Shaler
  • South Hills Village 
  • Uniontown 
  • Waterfront (Homestead) 
  • Washington
  • Whitehall
  • Waterworks
Ohio
  • Austintown
  • Chapel Hill
  • Clarksburg
  • St. Clairsville
  • Warren
*Merchandise will also be available at our new Avalon restaurant when it reopens in mid-November.

In addition to our Christmas Star merchandise, we are also offering children’s Snowman Smiley long-sleeved t-shirts at select locations! They're Olaf approved and will guarantee lots of warm hugs!


Snowman Smiley Shirts are available at the following locations:
  • Airport – Moon Twp
  • Bethel Park
  • Cranberry Twp.
  • McKnight Road at Ross Park Mall
  • Monroeville
  • Robinson
  • Somerset
  • South Hills Village
  • Uniontown
  • Whitehall

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FAQ About Our Caring For Kids Campaign

What is Caring for Kids? 

Caring for Kids is an annual, five-week long fundraising campaign for children’s hospitals across our restaurant footprint. What started in 1979 from the passion of one team member at one restaurant has now grown into a company-wide effort, which raised $470,000 last year. This year marks a significant milestone in the history of the campaign, as we expect to surpass $10 million in total contributions since the start of Caring for Kids!

Caring for Kids, even in its 38th year, continues to be a campaign driven by the heart of our team members. This is why, restaurant to restaurant, each campaign looks a little different from the rest. We will keep you updated on the campaign events happening near you, so be sure to check back often. Your support will go a long way to help the kids in children’s hospitals in your region.

Caring for Kids Buzz Words

Here are the most popular ways our restaurants fundraise for the campaign.

Tips for Tots: During a designated time period, local celebrities join forces with our servers, and the tips they earn from our generous guests are donated to the campaign. Click here to see if your local Eat’n Park will be participating.

Rodeo Round-Up: If you happen to be dining at an Eat’n Park restaurant during this event, you will be encouraged to “round-up” your bill to the nearest dollar, donating the extra change to the campaign.

Santa Smileys: This is a quick and easy way to make a $1 pledge to Caring for Kids. Purchase a paper Santa Smiley for $1, write your name on it, and it will be hung in the restaurant throughout the campaign. Social media savvy? We’ll match your donation when you take a picture of your Smiley, tag it @Eatnpark, and post it to Twitter or Instagram with the hashtag #10MillionSmiles.

Ford Car Raffle: Our generous friends at Neighborhood Ford Store have donated a 2017 Ford Mustang Convertible to our campaign! You can buy a chance (or ten) to win for only $2 each. All proceeds benefit Caring for Kids.


When is Caring for Kids?

Caring for Kids begins on Friday, November 4 and ends on Sunday, December 11.

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Our 2016 Caring For Kids Campaign Is Here!

Since 1979, Eat'n Park guests and team members have united to do some serious fundraising for five weeks every November and December. That's right - it's time for Caring for Kids!  This year marks a significant milestone in our history, as we will surpass $10 million in total contributions since the inception of the campaign.

Our 38th Annual Caring for Kids campaign kicks off today and we’ve got lots of fun opportunities for you to help support us this year!

$2 Raffle Tickets – 2017 Ford Mustang Convertible

Our generous partner, Neighborhood Ford Store, has kindly donated a 2017 Ford Mustang Convertible to the campaign - so one lucky guest is going to be taking home a pretty sweet Christmas present!

Raffle tickets are available for just $2 each at all Eat'n Park locations. Just ask your server for one (or 10!) for your chance to win. 100% of the proceeds from the raffle go directly to the campaign.

For full details and raffle restrictions, click here.


Holiday Merchandise

10% of proceeds from all Holiday merchandise will go to our Caring for Kids campaign. You'll find mugs featuring our classic Christmas Star commercial at every Eat'n Park location. In addition, restaurants that normally carry apparel will be featuring Christmas Star long sleeve adult t-shirts!

Stop in to pick yours up today - we have limited quantities!


Restaurant Activities

Every year, our team members pour their hearts into this campaign. Many of them donate their time (and sometimes, their tips) to organizing special events at our restaurants.

You may be familiar with our Tips for Tots nights, in which our team members and local celebrities donate the evening's tips to the campaign. Events like these are fun for everyone, and of course, they benefit a great cause.

We'll be updating the schedule of events every week, so check back often to see what's happening at your local Eat'n Park!

Thanks in advance for supporting our campaign!



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11.04.2016 Weekly Caring for Kids Activities at Eat'n Park!

Take a look below to see if your local Eat'n Park has a special event coming up to raise money for local children's hospitals! (Not sure what some of these events are? Click here to read some of our Caring for Kids frequently asked questions.)

Friday, November 4, 2016
Banksville Sidewalk Sale (9:00AM-5:00PM)
Cranberry Rodeo Round-Up (All Day)

Saturday, November 5, 2016
Greensburg Vendor Show (8:00AM-3:00PM)
      Location: 349 Donahue Road, Greensburg, PA15601
Belle Vernon Spaghetti Dinner (4:00PM-7:00PM)
      Location: 160 Thompson Ave, Donora, PA 15033

Sunday, November 6, 2016
Chapel Hill Superhero Round-Up (8:00AM-8:00PM)

Monday, November 7, 2016
Indiana Tips for Tots (11:00AM-8:00PM)

Wednesday, November 9, 2016
Monroeville Movie Night (6:00PM-8:00PM)
Johnstown Tips for Tots (4:00PM-8:00PM)

Thursday, November 10, 2016
Waterfront Tips for Tots (4:00PM-8:00PM)
Library Road Spaghetti Dinner (4:00PM-9:00PM)
      Location: 2710 Ohio Street, Bethel Park, PA 15102

Saturday, November 12, 2016
Edgewood Photobooth Picture Day (All Day)
DuBois Rodeo Round-Up (6:00AM-11:00PM)
Center Twp. Lunch with Smiley (11:00AM-2:00PM)

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