In short: music explorers camp, GIFT movie night and more around Sewickley


GIFT Movie night

GIFT (Giving It Forward, Together) is a refreshing, dignified and socially responsible organization that focuses on validating and empowering older and younger people.

GIFT provided much-needed services to the community at all stages and ages, and connected to many diverse neighborhoods before and during the pandemic.

On July 31, the organization is hosting A Night at the Movies with GIFT at the Tull Family Theatre. “Lives Well Lived”, a documentary by Sky Bergman, will be screened. A question-and-answer session will follow. The awards will be presented to the UPMC CEnter of Engagement & Inclusion and to Missy Criss and Kelly Schwimmer.

The $25 ticket price also includes gourmet bites, treats and a cocktail. Transportation is available for people over 65. The event starts at 6:30 p.m. For more information, visit giftpgh.org.

Music Exploration Camp

The Allegheny Music Academy Music Explorer Camp will be held August 15-19 from 1-5:30 p.m. at St. Stephen’s Church.

Campers aged 7 to 14 are welcome. The cost is $340, with 10% off if you pay by July 15.

Renowned teachers will teach brass, woodwinds, percussion, guitar, ukulele, keyboard, strings, choir and more. Each student participates in small group lessons with instruments provided by Volkwein’s Music.

For more information or to register, call 267-393-1987 or visit alleghenymusicadademy.com.

Senior Men’s Club

Affiliated with the Sewickley Valley YMCA, the subject of the July 29 Senior Men’s Club will be United States Coast Guard Station Pittsburgh and USCG Osage riverine operations.

Upcoming speakers include Michael Nahas, Esq., Estate Planning, Wills and Trusts on August 5; Sarah Buffington of Old Economy Village on August 12; and John P. Dilla, US Army Corps of Engineers, Western Pennsylvania River Lock and Dam System; August 19.

For more information, visit smensclub.org or Facebook.com/smensclub.

Greater Pittsburgh Business Connection

The Greater Pittsburgh Business Connection, a referral group of business professionals, will meet Aug. 3 at Eat’n Park on Route 60 in Robinson Township for breakfast from 7:15 a.m. to 8:30 a.m.

Speakers will be Rose Glinski of Leasing Management Associates and Michele Long of Keller Williams Realty.

To attend, become a member, or for more information, visit gpbc-pgh.org or call 412-364-6446, ext. 302.

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