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FUNDRAISING

Derry Township — The Friends of Keystone State Park will hold a snack and slurp sale of sandwiches, drinks and baked goods from 6 a.m. to 5 p.m. Saturday at the boat rental building in the park, 1150 Keystone Park Road. Information: 724-668-2256.

Lower Burrell — Peoples Library of New Kensington will hold a luncheon at 12:30 p.m. April 26 at Hillcrest Country Club, 3411 Leechburg Road. Also available will be a book sale, a bake sale and a 50/50 raffle. The cost is $30, and reservations are due by Tuesday. Information: 724-339-1021.

HOLIDAY HAPPENINGS

Churchill — St. John Fisher Catholic Parish, 33 Lewin Lane, will hold an Easter egg hunt at 1 p.m. April 19. Registration is required by Sunday. Information: 412-241-4722.

Jeannette — The recreation department will hold its annual Easter egg hunt at 2 p.m. April 19 at Jeannette Community Park on Altman Road. Children, ages 1 and 2, can visit with the Easter Bunny and receive a treat. Children, ages 3 to 9, can participate in the Easter egg hunt. The event is free to the public.

Jeannette — Jeannette Public Library will host a Ukrainian egg decorating presentation and sale at noon Saturday at the library, 500 Magee Ave.

Ginette Simpson will show attendees how to transform a plain egg into a glossy, decorated egg. They will also be able to purchase the egg after it is completed, while other eggs will also be sold to benefit the Nativity of Blessed Virgin Mary Ukrainian Catholic Church in New Alexandria.

Cost of the eggs ranges from $20 to $100. For more information, contact the library at 724-523-5702.

Murrysville — A twilight Easter egg hunt will be held at 7 p.m. Friday at Murrysville Community Park. Kids should bring flashlights, and dogs can hunt for treat-filled eggs too. Dogs must be on leash and proof of current vaccinations must be provided.

Penn Hills — The William McKinley Citizen’s Center, Seventh Street and Center Avenue, will hold its annual Bunny Breakfast at 10 a.m. Saturday. Reservations are required. Information: 412-828-7350.

LIBRARIES

Irwin — The Norwin Public Library, 100 Caruthers Lane, will present the following events .Information: 724-863-4700, ext. 3.

• Local author book fair, 1 to 3 p.m. Saturday.

• Board meeting followed by program on Roberto Clemente, 7 p.m. Monday. Registration requested.

ON STAGE

Greensburg — The Westmoreland Cultural Trust, in conjunction with Stage Right, will present "Children of Eden" at 7:30 p.m. Friday and Saturday and 2 p.m. Sunday at the Palace Theatre, 21 W. Otterman St. Tickets: $22 and $18; $18 and $15 for students, 724-836-8000.

Greensburg — The Theatre & Dance Program at Seton Hill University will present “Six Characters in Search of an Author” at 8 p.m. Friday, Saturday and April 24 through 26 and 2 p.m. Sunday in the William Granger Ryan Theatre in its Performing Arts Center, 100 Harrison Ave. The cost is $16, with various student and group discounts. Reservations: 724-552-2929.

RECREATION

Greensburg — Mike Mumau, Laurel Hill State Park operations manager, will present "Hiking in Pennsylvania: The Laurel Highlands Trail" at 7 p.m. Tuesday in the Calvin E. Pollins Library, 362 Sand Hill Road, Suite 1, Greensburg.

The Laurel Highlands Trail is a 70-mile hiking trail that spans the Laurel Mountains from the scenic Youghiogheny River at Ohiopyle to the Conemaugh Gorge near Johnstown. It attracts veteran backpackers who relish the challenge of the rugged areas of the trail, as well as hikers who enjoy a less strenuous experience.

The presentation is free to Westmoreland County Historical Society members and $6 for nonmembers. Seating is limited, and reservations are recommended. Call 724-532-1935, ext. 210, for reservations. Visit the website www.westmorelandhistory.org and follow  activities on the Westmoreland County Historical Society Facebook page and on Twitter @WCHistory.

Latrobe — The Latrobe Art Center, 819 Ligonier St., will hold its monthly “Pop the Cork” wine-and-painting session at 6 p.m. next Thursday. The cost is $35 for supplies, $20 for members, and participants are to bring their own wine. Information: 724-537-7011.

SPECIAL INTEREST

Greensburg — Westmoreland County Community Action will host its 12th annual wine tasting from 4:30 to 8:30 p.m. Friday at the Westmoreland County Courthouse, 2 N. Main St. The event will feature wines from Christian Klay Winery, Laurel Highlands Meadery, Sybarite, LLC, plus beer from All Saints Brewery. Food will be provided by Pepperwood Grille, Bubba's, Mama C's and Szechuan Garden. Tickets cost $45 in advance, $50 at the door. For information: 724-834-1260, ext. 153.

To include your event, send details with a daytime phone number to: Rick Nowlin, c/o Eastscape, Pittsburgh Post-Gazette, 34 Blvd. of the Allies, Pittsburgh 15222 or email suburbanliving@post-gazette.com. All information must be received two weeks before the publication date. No attachments, please.


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