At 2 p.m. Nov. 18, Post-Gazette garden columnist Sandy Feather will give a talk on sustainable landscape practices at Northland Library, 300 Cumberland Road, McCandless (15237).
The program, which is free and open to the public, is sponsored by the Allegheny Chapter of the North American Rock Garden Society.
The Watchful Shepherd will present its Holiday Home Tour of five houses in Peters from 1 to 5 p.m. Dec. 2.
Tickets, $25, are available at the Keller Williams Bethel Park office, 1500 Oxford Drive; Miller's Ace Hardware, 3400 South Park Road, Bethel Park; Malone Flower Shop, 17 W. Pike St., Canonsburg; Today's Tiffany Lamp Co., Galleria Mall, Mt. Lebanon; Southpointe Health Club, Summit Corporate Center, 1001 Corporate Drive, Cecil; and in Peters: Miller's Ace Hardware, Route 19; The Cob Collection, 504 Valleybrook Road; Crossroads Florist, 115 E. McMurray Road; Delightfully Different, 2948 Washington Road; and Arabesque, 3204 Washington Road.
Sponsors are Keller Williams Realty and agents Tom and Mary Jane Sertik. Proceeds benefit Watchful Shepherd USA, a child/family abuse prevention program. Tax-deductible donations can be sent to Watchful Shepherd USA, 6000 Waterdam Plaza Drive, Suite 220, McMurray, PA 15317. Information: www.watchful.org or 412-831-3800. ext. 106homes