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In Brief: Fundraising for Comedy, Bethel Art Guild

Comedy Fundraiser

Beat the winter doldrums and catch a comedy night at the Bethel Park Community Center at 6 p.m. on January 29.

The fifth annual fun fundraiser, hosted by comedian David Kaye, will feature well-known comedians Tom Anzalone and Matt Wohlfarth.

The event, sponsored by the Bethel Park Historical Society and Bethel Park Recreation, includes a Pasta Too buffet dinner at 6:45 p.m. as well as soft drinks and mixers before the 8 p.m. show.

Gift baskets and 50-50 raffles will also be organized as well as other surprises.

The event is BYOB and benefits the Bethel Park Historical Society and Bethel Park Recreation.

A donation of $25 per ticket is requested; tickets are available by calling 412-851-2910 or stopping by the Community Center at 5151 Park Ave. at Bethel Park.

For more information, call Recreation Director Chuck Stover at 412-831-6800, ext. 230.

Bethel Arts Guild

Dawn Johnson of “Cool Aunt Designs” will be the guest speaker at the February 3 meeting of the Bethel Art Guild. Johnson is a contemporary artist whose goal is to add color and joy to your life through her paintings. She uses abstract thoughts, ideas, shapes and forms with mediums like acrylic, watercolor and her new passion alcohol inks to achieve her goal.

The light lunch, business meeting and guest speaker will be held at 12:30 p.m. at the Bethel Park Community Center.

All artists and those who want to be artists are welcome.