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CHURCH ACTIVITIES

Penn Hills — Apostles Evangelical Lutheran Church, 447 Hamil Road, will hold a bake sale from 8 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday. Information: 412-793-1207 or 412-828-7799.

CONCERTS

Greensburg — The Westmoreland Symphony Orchestra will present “Barber & Brahms” at 7:30 p.m. Saturday at the Palace Theatre, 21 W. Otterman St. The repertoire comprises Arvo Pärt’s “Fratres” and Johannes Brahms’ Symphony No. 2 in D Major. Featured guest artist will be violinist Bella Hristova, who will perform Samuel Barber’s Violin Concerto in F. Tickets: $10-$39, $5 for students close to performance time at the door. Information: 724-837-1850.

Greensburg — The Westmoreland Youth Symphony Orchestra Philharmonic will perform at 7:30 p.m. Wednesday in the Carol Ann Reichgut Concert Hall of Seton Hill University’s Performing Arts Center, 100 Harrison Ave. The repertoire comprises movements of Grieg’s “Lyric Suite,” Beethoven’s Scherzo from his Seventh Symphony, Copland’s “Celebration Dance” from “Billy the Kid” and Badelt’s “Pirates of the Caribbean.” In addition, the Norwin High School Orchestra will perform “On a Hymnsong of Philip Bliss” by David Holsinger, Allegro from Concerto Grosso by Handel, “Orion and the Scorpion” by Soon Hee Newbold and “Sarabande” by Corelli. Information: 724-837-1850.

FUNDRAISING

Irwin — The Friends of the Norwin Public Library will hold a used book sale from 10 a.m. to 7:30 p.m. Wednesday at the library, 100 Caruthers Lane. Information: 724-863-4700.

North Huntingdon — Stewartsville Lions Club will sell barbecued chicken dinners from 11 a.m. to 5 p.m., or as long as supplies last, Sunday at Holiday Travel, 12239 Lincoln Highway. Cost: $7. Takeout only. Information: 412-751-4308.

Unity — Latrobe Art Center will hold “Art of Fashion” at noon May 3 at Latrobe Country Club, 346 Arnold Palmer Drive. Doors open at 11:30 a.m. Lunch will be served after the show. Cost: $50. Deadline: next Thursday. Information: 724-537-7011.

Jeannette — The Sons of the Jeannette American Legion Post 344 will hold its sixth annual spaghetti dinner and ticket auction to benefit disabled veterans from 3 to 7 p.m. Saturday at the post, 109 S. Fifth St. Cost: $5, includes spaghetti, bread, salad and dessert. Take-out orders: $6. Information or to place an order: 724-523-6231.

LECTURES/SEMINARS

Greensburg — The Racial Justice Committee of the YWCA Westmoreland County, 424 N. Main St., will present “Then and Now: Four Women’s Stories” at 5:30 p.m. Tuesday as part of its Circles of Diversity Discussion Series. Information: 724-834-9390.

ON STAGE

McKeesport — Carnegie Library, in conjunction with the Pennsylvania Humanities Council, will present “Steeltowns, Coalfields and the Unbroken Circle!” featuring the music of Tom Breiding at 6 p.m. next Thursday at the library, 1507 Library St. Information: 412-672-0625.

WORKSHOPS

Latrobe — The Latrobe Art Center, 819 Ligonier St., will hold a “Painting with Dad” workshop for fathers and children from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. Saturday. The focus will be on gifts for Mother’s Day. Cost: $30 per child, $10 for each additional sibling, $20 for members. Information: 724-537-7011.

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