The Township of Hampton hosts many fabulous events throughout the year within Hampton Park and the Community Center facility. In addition, nearby Hartwood Acres also provides year round entertainment for all to enjoy.
The township is also fortunate to have many community organizations that hold special events throughout the year for residents
If you'd like your event or posting to be included on this page, please email the township. All bulletin board requests are subject to review by the township.
Senator Randy Vulakovich to Offer Free Veterans Outreach Services on First Wednesday of Each Month in Shaler Township
Senator RandyVulakovich (R-38) is offering outreach services to area veterans from 9 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. on the first Wednesday of each month in his Shaler Township District Office.
Vulakovich said the outreach is available by appointment at his office with a Veteran’s Service Officer (VSO) who can assist veterans and their families by answering questions and providing information on the wide range of federal, state and local benefits that are available to them.
VSOs are trained and accredited by the Veterans Administration (VA) to assist veterans, their dependents and survivors by filing disability claims, obtaining military records and accessing programs and services including: healthcare assistance, education benefits, burial benefits, and housing.
VSOs also provide guidance and assistance in filing VA claims and will help veterans and their families present their claims during VA hearings.
“This is a great resource for veterans and their families in obtaining benefits that can be helpful to them,” Vulakovichsaid. “My staff and I are happy to serve as a liaison in this effort to assist those who have served our country.”
For more information and to schedule an appointment, contact Senator Vulakovich at his Shaler Township Municipal Building, 300 Wetzel Road, Second Floor, Suite 302, Glenshaw, PA 15116, phone number (412) 487-6600.
Contact: Melissa Girty (412) 487-6600
Depreciation Lands Museum Happenings
--You Are Cordially Invited to the SECOND ANNUAL 18th CENTURY CANDLELIGHT CONCERT,
Hosted by the Pittsburgh Historical Music Society, in the Deacon's Tavern at DLM, on Saturday, February 10, 2018, 7:00-9:00pm
Go back in time with us to the 18th century! With the room illuminated by candlelight, enjoy music performed by the Pittsburgh Historical Music Society Orchestra (PHMS) Orchestra and the Wayward Companions. Hors d’oeuvres, desserts and beverages (ale, wine, cider, coffee and tea) will be provided. We hope you will join us!
The price for the event is $25.00 per person. Please register at the link below:
--LECTURE PRESENTATION - Wednesday, February 21, 7-8pm
Join us for FREE lecture on the topic of The Frontier in Western Pennsylvania and the Depreciation Lands. Presented by DLM historian, Jonathan Klemens, and illustrated with photos and maps.
Lecture will take place in the Tavern, and is appropriate for adults and teens. No registration is needed.
--ARE YOU INTERESTED IN BECOMING AN INTERPRETER AT DLM?
Training for new volunteer interpreters is scheduled for Sunday, March 25, 2-4pm.
Interpreters typically work two Sundays each month, interacting with the public as residents of the 18th century village of Talley Cavey.
Adults, teens 14 years and older, and families are encouraged to join us to help share our history!
If you are interested, Please contact the office via e-mail : DLMuseum@gmail.com or call 412-486-0563
--SPINNING CLASS - Saturday, April 14, 9am - 4pm
Learn to spin wool on a spinning wheel! Taught by the spinners of the Butler Spinners and Weavers Guild, you will learn the age old skill which turns sheep wool into yarn!
You will begin at the beginning, learning to treadle the spinning wheel, then moving on to drafting the wool and spinning a lovely yarn, which is yours to keep.
Wheels, wool to spin, and even lunch will be provided. The Class is appropriate for adults and children aged 14 and older.
Pre-paid registration of $40 is required. Please visit the website www.DLMuseum.org for more details and to register, or call the museum at 412-486-0563.
--OPEN HEARTH COOKING CLASS - Saturday, April 21, 10am-4pm
You will learn to prepare a wonderful meal at the fireplace hearth in the Log Cabin. Your day finishes by sharing the meal with your fellow students.
Class open to adults and teens. Pre-paid registration of $40 is required. Please visit the website www.DLMuseum.org for more details and to register, or call the museum at 412-486-0563.
---More events to look forward to in the Spring include:
--Adventures in Pioneer Living, a morning camp for children aged 8-12, June 18-22, 2018. Early registration for returning campers begins in February
--Children's Heritage Day, Sunday May 6, 1-4pm
--Bake Oven Cooking class, Saturday, May 19, 10am - 4pm
The Hampton Alumni Remembrance Garden Committee invites you to become a permanent part of the Hampton Remembrance Garden at the Hampton High School. By purchasing an engraved brick, you can support the Hampton Remembrance Garden and provide a lasting memory.
For more information: Hampton Remembrance Garden Engraved Brick Program