The Heitz 61 Memorial Foundation is sponsoring a 5K Run starting at 9 a.m. Sunday, Sept. 8 at the RMU Island Sports Center, 7600 Grand Ave. Packet pick up is Friday and Saturday.
The foundation was created through the eyes of Ryan V. Heitzenrater, who was a healthy, active 13-year-old before falling ill in January with an unidentified viral infection. Ryan was admitted to Children’s Hospital of Pittsburgh where he spent the final 46 days of his life. The foundation works to help others within the community by promoting higher education and encouraging the physical well-being and teamwork of young people involved in sports.
Stop by the Moon Township Public Library from 4 to 5:30 p.m. Thursday, Sept. 5 to hang out after school with your friends for snacks and a flick. All ages are welcome. Under 6 must be with a parent. Register online.
Give yoga a try at 6:30 p.m. Friday, Sept. 6 at the Findlay Township Activity Center. Yoga classes are taught by Julia Harvey, certified yoga instructor. Cost is $5 per class. Call 724-695-1976 for more information.
The Mall at Robinson is hosting the Montour Trail Race, which begins near the Macy's entrance. The 5K Walk begins at 7:45 a.m. Saturday, Sept. 7, the Half Marathon begins at 8 a.m. and the 5K Run begins at 8:20 a.m. Race Day registration is cash or check only. Water and sports drinks will be available throughout the course at selected mile markers and at the finish.
Support the Ohio River Trail Council on Sunday, Sept. 8 at the Gear & Beer Music Festival, Bradys Run Park, Beaver County. Festival activities begin at 8 a.m. and include a 5K run/walk, mountain bike race, road cycling, kayaking, paddle-boarding, canoeing, rock climbing, auctions, raffles, live music, arts and crafts, food, drink, wine and beer tasting.
The Quaker Valley Rotary and Kiwanis Club of Sewickley will present the 23rd annual Harvest Festival from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Saturday, Sept. 7 on Broad and Thorn streets in Sewickley. Churches, businesses and organizations are also planning events in conjunction with the event.