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CHURCH ACTIVITIES

Churchill — St. John Fisher Catholic Parish, 33 Lewin Lane, will hold an afternoon bingo social at 1 p.m. Sunday in Beaufort Hall. The cost is $10 for four cards, 25 cents for each additional card or five for $1. Information: 412-241-4722.

FUNDRAISING

Hempfield — The Westmoreland Symphony Orchestra will hold its first Denim and Diamonds gala at 6:30 p.m. April 5 at Greensburg Country Club, 309 Pleasant Valley Road. It will include evening “diamond-tinis,” hors d’oeuvres, food stations and desserts with music by the Laurel Valley String Quartet. Gary Racan and the studio e band featuring several guest musicians from the Westmoreland Symphony Orchestra will provide musical entertainment and dancing until 11 p.m. Guests will also have the opportunity to bid on lavish silent and live auction items.Guests are encouraged to dress in jeans and jewels. The cost is $125 per person, and the deadline is next Thursday.

Reservations: 724-837-1850.

North Braddock — North Braddock Volunteer Fire Department, 1318 Wolfe Ave., will hold a Lenten fish fry from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. Fridays through April 18. Information: 412-824-7791.

North Huntingdon — The Stewartsville Lions Club will hold a pancake breakfast from 8 a.m. to 1 p.m. Sunday at the Penns Woods Civic Center, 900 Colonial Manor Road. Cost: $6; $2 for ages 5-11; free for younger than 5. Proceeds benefit fire victims who lived on Cherry Lane. Information: 412-751-4308.

West Newton — The West Newton Public Library will hold Soup’s On, a progressive dinner, from 5 to 9 p.m. Saturday at several borough homes. The cost is $20, and space is limited. Information: 724-972-3229.

East Huntingdon — Jacobs Creek Faith in Action will hold its annual Spring Sparkle dinner and show from 5 to 11 p.m. Saturday at the Scottdale Fireman's Club, 405 Porter Ave. Featured musical guest will be the White Shadow Band, playing hits of the 1950s and '60s and a tribute to the Beatles. Door prizes will be awarded, with basket and 50/50 raffles taking place. Information: 724-542-4117.

LECTURES/SEMINARS

Derry Township — The state Department of Conservation and Natural Resources will hold “What on Earth is a Timberdoodle?!” from 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. Saturday at Keystone State Park, 1150 Keystone Park Road. Information: 724-668-2566.

MEETINGS

Braddock — Mon Valley Initiative will sponsor a community meeting concerning the Braddock Civic Plaza from 6 to 8 p.m.Tuesday at Unity Baptist Church, 420 Fifth St. A light dinner will be served, but seating is limited. Registration: 412-464-4000.

ON STAGE

Greensburg — The Westmoreland Cultural Trust will present the following shows at the Palace Theatre, 21 W. Otterman St. Tickets: 724-836-8000.

• Five Little Monkeys, 2 and 5 p.m. Sunday. Tickets: $8-$12.

• Rock of Ages, featuring music from the 1980s, 7:30 p.m. Monday. Tickets: $32-$49.

RELIGIOUS

Penn Hills — Laketon Heights United Methodist Church, 9601 Frankstown Road, will hold the following “Terrific Thursday” revival meetings at 7 p.m. Information: 412-241-9170.

• The Rev. Darryl Canady, Rodman Street Baptist Church, next Thursday.

• Bishop David Brock, Love Fellowship Church, April 10.

• The Rev. Taletta Canady, Rodman Street Baptist Church, April 17.

• The Rev. Steven Jackson, Bethel African Methodist Episcopal Church, April 24.

WORKSHOPS

Derry Township — The state Department of Conservation and Natural Resources, in conjunction with the Westmoreland Intermediate Unit, will hold a Project WILD teacher workshop on conservation from 8:30 a.m. to 3 p.m. April 5 at the James A. Kell Visitor Center in Keystone State Park, 1150 Keystone Park Road. The cost is $30, and the deadline is Tuesday. Registration: 724-836-2460.

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