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2015 Schedule of Events
March 2015
 
 March for Parks
 28 March For Parks
  The March For Parks is 3 times the fun! Marches will be held at Twin Lakes Park, Cedar Creek Park, and the Murrysville SportsZone. All events will start at 10:00am and end at noon with lunch for registered participants. Prior to the events, marchers collect contributions as individuals or teams to benefit parks and trails projects in Westmoreland County. Those who individually raise more than $25 will receive a t-shirt and lunch card. The March For Parks is sponsored by the Westmoreland County Parks & Recreation Citizens Advisory Board. To register, please visit the event page or call (724) 830-3950 for a registration brochure.

April 2015First Day of Trout
 18 First Day of Trout Season
  Trout season kicks off at Bridgeport Dam, Chestnut Ridge, Mammoth, Northmoreland, and Twin Lakes Parks. Bait is available for sale and visitors can rent boats at the Twin Lakes Boathouse. Bait vending machines are available at Northmoreland, Mammoth and Cedar Creek parks.
 26 Mammoth Park Fishing Derby
  A free event for fishermen of all ages from 8:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m. Trophies and prizes will be awarded to both adults and youth. A door prize drawing will be held for all registered participants.

May 2015Senior Games
 5-15 Westmoreland County Senior Games
  An Olympic style competition for senior sports men and women ages 50 and over. Over thirty events including boccie, bowling, golf and shuffleboard are offered at Mammoth Park and various Greensburg locations. Gold, silver, and bronze medals are awarded to winners in each age bracket.
 17 Northmoreland Park Fishing Derby
  A free event for fishermen of all ages from 8:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m. Trophies and prizes will be awarded to both adults and youth. A door prize drawing will be held for all registered participants.
 31 Mammoth Fest
  Admission and parking are free at this giant festival at picturesque Mammoth Park from 11:00 a.m. – 7:00 p.m. The event features an arts and crafts show, food, music and entertainment for the whole family. For only $4, kids may purchase an “All Day Ride Pass” and receive unlimited access to carnival rides, pony rides, a petting zoo and kiddie train rides.

June 2015Mammoth Fest
 7 Summer Concert Series Begins
  Free concerts featuring local musicians and groups will be held on Sundays in June, July and August at Twin Lakes and Cedar Creek Parks. Concerts start at 4:00 p.m.
 21 Twin Lakes Father's Day Fishing Derby
  A free event for fishermen of all ages from 8:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m. Trophies and prizes will be awarded to both adults and youth. A door prize drawing will be held for all registered participants.

July 2015Arts and Heritage Festival
 2-5 Westmoreland Arts and Heritage Festival
 

Twin Lakes Park is host to the annual Westmoreland Arts & Heritage Festival for the 41st year. The festival includes over 50 live performances, 220 arts and craft exhibitors, heritage and history demonstrations, and ethnic food booths.  Festival hours are 11a.m. to 8p.m. Thursday through Saturday, and 11a.m. to 6p.m. on Sunday.  Admission is free.  Visit www.artsandheritage.com or call (724) 834-7474.

 11 Phase III Grand Opening Ceremonies
  Celebrate the completion of the Twin Lakes Park Expansions and the dedication of the new David R. Peach Dek Hockey Rink, the Brian T. Rusnock Amphitheater, and the Elizabeth Anna Peach-Bolish Winter Sports Area on Saturday July 11, 2015! Life of Brian band will kick-off the festivities from 2:00pm to 4:15pm, and East Coast Turnaround will perform from 5:00pm to 7:15pm. There will also be an exhibition dek hockey game on the new David R. Peach Dek Hockey Rink at 4:15pm. For more information, please call Westmoreland County Parks and Recreation at (724) 830-3950.
 18 Five Star Trail Poker Run
  Participants choose a four-mile walk or a twelve-mile bike ride on the Five Star Trail. The event begins at Lynch Field at 9:00 a.m. and ends at noon. The event features a huge door prize give-away with over 100 prizes! Admission cost is $15.
 25 Mammoth Park Youth Field Day
  A fun, free event for children ages 8-16 to learn more about the outdoors! Activities include trap shooting, archery, boating safety and more! This event is held at Mammoth Park, rain or shine, from 8:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. Youth Field Day is sponsored by Westmoreland County and the PA Game Commission, in conjunction with local volunteers.

August 2015
 Car Show

 9 August Fun Fest
  Cedar Creek Park hosts this free festival from 11:00 a.m. – 7:00 p.m. The event includes a huge classic car show, an arts and crafts marketplace, music, entertainment, a flea market and delicious food. For only $4, children may purchase an “All Day Ride Pass” and receive unlimited access to carnival rides, pony rides, a petting zoo and kiddie train rides.

September 2015
 The Vogues

6 & 7
Labor United Celebration
  This two-day extravaganza at Northmoreland Park from 11:00 a.m. – 7:00 p.m. daily is free to the public. The event includes a giant flea market, great food, an arts and crafts show, music, and a one-ring circus. For only $3 children may purchase an “All Day Ride Pass” and receive unlimited access to carnival rides, pony rides, a petting zoo and kiddie train rides.
 17 Green Luncheon
  The Green Luncheon is a recognition event held in honor of all of the many individuals, groups, and business that continue to support the CAB and Westmoreland County Parks and Trails.

October 2015
 
 You've Got a Friend Day
 
 Hobgoblin Hikes

 7 You've Got A Friend Day
  A fun day of activities for students with special needs at Twin Lakes Park from 9:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m. Students are paired up with volunteers from local schools for activities such as boating, fishing, train rides and more! Responsible volunteers are needed to assist the children.
 23 Hobgoblin Hike at Mammoth Park
  A ½ mile outdoor Halloween walk in the haunted woods from 7:00 p.m. – 9:00 p.m. Recommended for ages eight and over. Admission is free. Responsible volunteers are needed for trail guides and scare stations.
 30 Hobgoblin Hike at Northmoreland Park
  A ½ mile outdoor Halloween walk in the haunted woods from 7:00 p.m. – 9:00 p.m. Recommended for ages eight and over. Admission is free. Responsible volunteers are needed for trail guides and scare stations.