Murrysville: Easter animal pictures, youth fishing tournament, scholarships, and more.


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Easter Animal Pictures

Heritage Trail session

The Murrysville Recreation Department will be hosting an Easter Pet Photo Op from 10 a.m. to noon on April 9 at the Westmoreland Heritage Trail Visitor Center on Route 22.

The event is free, but donations to Pet Friends Animal Rescue in Irwin will be requested. Walker’s Pet Ho-Tail staff will be providing pet treat bags while supplies last.

For more information, call 724-327-2100, ext. 131.

The women’s club was the subject of a jury

art exhibition scheduled for April 1

The Murrysville Woman’s Club will host its annual juried art exhibition next month.

Show times will be 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. April 1 and 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. April 2 at the Murrysville Municipal Building, 4100 Sardis Rd.

International women

meetfor music program

The local chapter of International Women will meet on April 1 at 9:30 a.m. at Cross Roads Presbyterian Church in Monroeville.

The reunion will be followed by a music program featuring classically trained clarinetist Janice Coppola and guitarist, bassoonist, songwriter and vocalist Julie Harris, who joined to form a duo after playing for several years at the “Sound of Jewish Music” series in Pittsburgh. Oakland neighborhood.

They will present their interpretations of Klezmer, Greek and Jewish folk songs.

All women in the community are invited to attend. Due to covid-19, regular church childcare will not be available.

Free fishing tournament

planned in Murrysville

The Rotary Club of Murrsyville-Export’s annual Joey Gombosh Fishing Derby will be held from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m., April 2, at Townsend Park in Murrysville.

The tournament is free for children up to 15 years old. Participation is free and no fishing license is required.

The park is on Townsend Park Court. The derby will take place at the pond, in the lower part of the park.

Artist Betty Trout gives

conference at the library of murrysville

Murrysville artist Betty Trout will talk about her work in a presentation March 29 at the Murrysville Community Library, 4130 Sardis Road.

For the past two years Trout has begun painting “en plein air”, creating natural landscapes and working outdoors with the added challenge of ever-changing sunlight.

Trout has served as a jury member for the Pittsburgh Society of Artists and the Cranberry Artists Network, and his work can be seen year-round at the Latrobe Art Center, and an exhibit of his art is at the library through the end of March.

The presentation will take place at 6 p.m. Registration is recommended at

Release of Recreation Program Guide

The Murrysville Recreation Department has released its annual program guide, which is available online at

The guide includes information on spring and summer programs at all city parks, as well as dates for Townsend’s Tuesday Summer Concert Series, nature programs and more.

Rewards Available

heritage trail users

Those who pledge to make annual donations as members of the Westmoreland Heritage Trail chapter, which helps fund trail projects and maintenance, will be eligible for a new corporate discount card.

The trail includes 17 miles from Saltsburg to Delmont and from Export to Trafford.

The Westmoreland Pioneers of the Westmoreland Leadership Class of 2022 have memberships ranging from $20 for an individual, $30 for a family, and $50 for a nonprofit.

The cards will be given to the first 400 members of 2022 and will be valid until March 2023. The 14 businesses offering discounts are located along the trail corridor, including restaurants, a bicycle shop, a fitness center and a kayak and canoe rental shop. The full list of available discounts and membership forms is available at

For more information or to sign up for a discount, contact [email protected]

Upcoming public meetings

• Franklin Regional School Board Committee of the Whole meeting (without a vote), 7:30 pm April 4 at the Murrysville Municipal Building, 4100 Sardis Road. Meetings are streamed live on local access channel Comcast 19 and archived on the district’s YouTube page.

• Export Council Meeting, 6:30 p.m. April 5 at Borough Building, 5821 Washington Ave.

• Murrysville council meeting, 7 pm on April 6 at the municipal building. Meetings are broadcast live on local access channel Comcast 19 and streamed live on

Patrick Varine is an editor at Tribune-Review. You can contact Patrick at 724-850-2862, [email protected] or via Twitter .


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