McKeesport -- The Second Stage Players of the McKeesport Little Theater, 1614 Coursin St., will hold auditions for children and youth in grades 5-12 for its upcoming production of "Shrek the Musical" from 2 to 5 p.m. Sunday and 7 to 9 p.m. Monday. Required are 16 bars of music, and participants should be prepared to dance and read from the script. Information: 412-673-1100.
Forest Hills -- Christ Lutheran Church, 400 Barclay Ave., will hold a This-n-That sale from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Saturday. Information: 412-271-7173.
Penn Township -- Denmark Manor United Church of Christ, 2003 Denmark Manor Road, will hold an all-you-can-eat ham dinner from 4 to 7 p.m. Saturday. The cost is $11, $5 for children ages 6-12, free for children younger than 6. Takeout orders will be available. Tickets: 724-744-4229.
Monroeville -- The Parks & Recreation Department will sponsor a Halloween cookie decorating party from 6:30 to 7:30 p.m. Wednesday at Moss Side Middle School, 9000 Gateway Campus Blvd. The cost is $23. Registration: 412-856-1006.
Churchill -- Beulah Presbyterian Church, 2500 McCrady Road, will present Duets Extraordinaire featuring Beulah musicians and friends at 4 p.m. Saturday as part of its Music on the Hill series. Refreshments will follow. Information: 412-242-4570.
Wilkinsburg -- The Pittsburgh School for the Choral Arts will sponsor a concert by Daphne Anderson at 7 p.m. Saturday in Wallace Event Center at Hosanna House, 807 Wallace Ave. The cost is $75. Information: 412-267-7707.
Monroeville -- The Parks & Recreation department will sponsor the following. Information: 412-856-1006.
• Pasta 102, for children ages 7-12, noon to 2 p.m. Saturday, Gia Visto Modern Italian Cuisine, 4366 Old William Penn Highway. Cost: $50.
• "Mad Science After School: Crazy Chemworks," grades 5-6, four weeks, 3:15 to 4:15 p.m. Wednesdays beginning Wednesday, Moss Side Middle School, 9000 Gateway Campus Blvd. Cost: $48.
Forest Hills -- East Catholic School, 2001 Ardmore Blvd., will sponsor a walking tour Tuesday and occasionally throughout the school year. Information: 412-351-5403.
Hempfield -- The Retired Senior and Volunteer Program of Westmoreland County Community College will conduct antique appraisals from 1 to 4 p.m. Tuesday in Commissioners Hall on Youngwood campus, 145 Pavilion Lane. The cost is $6 per item, $15 for three. Appointments are required. Information: 1-800-262-2103 ext. 4213.
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: $5; $2 for ages 5-11; free for younger than 5. Information: 412-751-4308.
Hempfield -- Westmoreland County Historical Society and the University of Pittsburgh at Greensburg, 150 Finoli Drive, will present its annual St. Clair Lecture at 7:30 p.m. Monday in UPG's Ferguson Theater. Speaker is Harold Holzer, a leading authority on Abraham Lincoln and the political culture of the Civil War era. His topic will be "Emancipating Lincoln: The Prose and Poetry of the Emancipation Proclamation." Information: 724-836-9911.
Jeannette -- Norwin Chamber of Commerce will hold a networking luncheon from 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. Tuesday at DeNunzio's Restaurant, 700 Lowry Ave. Speaker is Phyllis Morgan of Faith In Action. The cost is $17, which includes lunch, Deadline is Monday. Reservations: 724-863-0888.
Murrysville -- Symphony East will meet Monday at Redstone Highlands, 4951 Cline Hollow Road. The business meeting will take place at 11 a.m., followed by a noon luncheon and program at 1 p.m. Featured musical guest will be pianist and composer Tom Roberts. Reservations for the luncheon are due by today. Reservations: 724-327-4295.
Derry Township -- The state Department of Conservation and Natural Resources will sponsor a fall hike from 1 to 3 p.m. Saturday in Keystone State Park, 1150 Keystone Park Road. Registration: 724-668-2566.
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