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O’HARA: The Boyd Community Center, 1220 Powers Run Road will have the following programs in October.

All programs will have a fee and registration is required unless otherwise noted.

The scheduled programs follow:

  • Autumnfest at Seven Springs: Deadline to register will be Oct. 1 Autumnfest will be at 9 a.m. Oct. 5. The event features a craft show with over 75 exhibitors, a bountiful outdoor buffet with open-pit cooking, and dancing, music and bands. Cost is $9 per person. To register call 412-828-8566, Ext. 11.

  • Architectural Design for Kids: 4:30 to 5:30 p.m. Wednesdays Oct. 1-15. Students will build models out of recycled boxes and materials. Cost is $60 for members, $70 for residents, $90 for others. Instructor Jill Joyce and Joyce Design Group Architects.

  • Daylilies: 11 a.m. Oct. 2: Lecture by Mrs. John Pope. Cost will be $3.

  • Fencing: 6:30 to 7:30 Thursdays Oct 2-Nov. 23 for ages 8-12 years. Beginning fencers will be taught fundamentals while continuing fencers will be taught more advanced fencing techniques and bouting strategy. Price includes equipment rental. Cost will be $140 for members, $150 residents, $170 others. Instructor is David Theriault.

  • Children’s Etiquette: 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Oct. 4; or 10:45 a.m. to noon Oct. 11-Nov. 1. Last session will be at a restaurant. For ages 8-12 years. Fun and informative program includes role playing exercises. Cost will be $210 for members, $220 for residents , $240 for others. Instructor is Bridget Weeden, certified by the Protocol School of Washington, Washington, D.C.

  • American Red Cross Baby-sitters Training> 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. Oct. 4. For ages 11 and older. Program for adolescents exploring the responsibilities and expectations for safe child-care. Cost is $60 for members, $70 for residents, $90 for others. Instructor will be from the American Red Cross.

  • Art of Robotics: 4:30 to 5:30 p.m. Session 2 Oct. 7-Nov. 4; Session 3 Nov. 11-Dec. 9. For ages 6-12 years. Hands on experience with motors, sensors, gears, pulleys, beams, rack and pinion systems, “electronic brains,” and computer and robot programming. Cost is $110 for members, $120 for residents, $140 for others. Class size requires a minimum of 6 to a maximum of 12. Instructor: Sorin Achim.

    Additional Information:

    Details

    To register for a program call 412-828-8566, Ext. 24.


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