Pittsburg ArtWalk

ArtWalk will take place between 4th and 7th streets on Broadway from 5-9 p.m. The event will feature artists, live music, food vendors and more.


Pittsburg American Legion Bingo

The Pittsburg American Legion will host bingo every Friday at the legion home. Doors open at 5 p.m. Early bird games are at 6:20 p.m. and regular bingo is at 6:30 p.m.


Saturday, August 26

Little Balkans Quilt Show Entry

Little Balkans Quilt guild will have entry day for quilts, from 9 to 3 p.m. at Memorial Auditorium. This will be the only day to enter quilts for the show held over Labor Day weekend.


Clothing Give-away

A "Community Clothing Give-Away" will be held 8 a.m. to noon at Zion Lutheran Church, 102 W. Jackson (across from Taco Bell) in Pittsburg. A variety of good, gently worn (and some new) clothing for men, women and children suitable for school, work and play is FREE for the taking to community residents. Items include shirts, sweaters, slacks, jeans, sweatshirts, blouses, skirts, jackets, nightwear, socks, shoes. Also available are purses, bedding, dishes, household items, toys, games, books, seasonal and lots of miscellaneous items.


Big Brutus Polka Fest

Big Brutus Polka Fest will be from 7-10 p.m. Gates open at 6 p.m. Admission is $5 per person. Concessions will be available and the Johnnie Zibert Band will perform. Bring lawn chairs.



VFW 1158

VFW Post 1158 holds meetings on the fourth Saturday of the month at 9 a.m. at 3204 N. Michigan.


Little Balkans Quilt Guild

The Little Balkans Quilt Guild holds a member open sew the fourth Saturday of every month from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. at the Presbyterian Church, corner of 6th and Pine in Pittsburg. Come help with community quilts, or work on your own project, get help and visit with other quilters. Bring your own sewing machine, fabric and sewing items. Visitors are encouraged to attend and join the guild. Questions can be directed to


Sunday, August 27

Italian Club

The Italian Heritage Society will meet Sunday at 5 p.m. in Chicopee. This is a Hawaiian themed dinner. Members need to bring a side dish to go with ham and to wear something tropical looking.


Legion dance

The Pittsburg American Legion Post 64 will host Sunday Dance at the Pittsburg American Legion, 2115 N Joplin. Doors open at 1 p.m. and the dance is from 2-5 p.m.