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Ross -- Christ Episcopal Church, North Hills, 5910 Babcock Blvd., will host a Fine Art Fest from 3 to 8 p.m. next Thursday and Oct. 25 and noon to 8 p.m. Oct. 26. Information: 412-364-2442, ext. 14.


Millvale -- WorkAble, a partnership of North Hills Community Outreach, the Career Development Center of Jewish Family & Children's Service of Pittsburgh, and South Hills Interfaith Ministry will hold a career fair from 9 a.m. to noon Wednesday in the Millvale Community Center, 416 Lincoln Ave. Employers include Advanced Sourcing Concepts, FedEx Ground, Giant Eagle, Goodwill Industries, Lowe's Home Improvement, PNC Bank, Presbyterian Senior Care, Rivers Casino, the University of Pittsburgh and UPMC. The career fair is free. Participants must register by calling 412-487-6316, opt. 2, ext. 3216 and leave a name and phone number and indicate a desired time slot of 9 to 10 a.m., 10 to 11 a.m. or 11 a.m. to noon to meet with employers.


Marshall -- Salem United Methodist Church, 350 Manor Road, will hold a fall family fun fest from 5 to 7 p.m. Oct. 27. There will be games, crafts, a corn maze and a scavenger hunt. The fee is $3 per child or donation. Food and fall treats will be available for purchase.


Bellevue -- Assumption Theatre Guild will present "Murder Ahoy," a pirate-themed murder mystery dinner show, at 6 p.m. Oct. 26 in McGovern Hall of Assumption Church, 45 N. Jackson Ave. Tickets: $30. Reservations: 412-761-6024.

Franklin Park -- Bellwood Preschool will hold a sale of infants' and children's clothing and toys, from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Friday and 9 a.m. to noon Saturday at the Unitarian-Universalist Church, 2359 W. Ingomar Road.

McCandless -- Providence Heights Alpha School will hold its annual fundraising gala Nov. 2 at Holy Trinity Greek Orthodox Church. The gala will display select auction items online for public bids through, a leading auction platform for nonprofits and schools. Tickets:

Richland -- A salad smorgasbord will be held at Bakerstown United Methodist Church, 5760 William Flynn Highway, from 5 to 7 p.m. Oct. 25. Cost is $12 for adults and $5 for children ages 6 to 12. Information: 724-443-3184.

Shaler -- Shaler Area Middle School, 1810 Mount Royal Blvd., will hold a vendor and craft fair from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. Oct. 26. Free admission and refreshments, bake sale, ticket auction and 50/50 raffle are also planned. All proceeds will benefit students.

Troy Hill -- Most Holy Name Parish will hold a German fare and Oktoberfest from 3 to 9 p.m. Saturday. A roasted pork or sauerbraten dinner can be purchased for $9.50. All dinner tickets must be purchased in advance at the parish rectory, 1700 Harpster St. Information: 412-231-2994,

Hampton -- The Hampton office of Howard Hanna Real Estate Services will host Howard Hanna Hampton Rocks, a fundraiser featuring food, an auction and music to benefit the Children's Hospital Free Care Fund, at 6 p.m. Wednesday in North Park Clubhouse, Ranalli Drive. Tickets are $30. Information: 724-449-9900 or


Butler -- Butler County Civil War Roundtable is sponsoring its annual Downtown Butler Ghost Walk at 7:30 p.m. Friday and Saturday and Oct. 25 and 26. The 60-minute walk begins in Butler's Diamond Park directly across from the Butler County Courthouse. All children under 18 must be accompanied by an adult. Cost: $10. Reservations: 724-256-9026.

Hampton -- Depreciation Lands Museum, 4743 S. Pioneer Road, will host a family-friendly guided tour of the Depreciation Lands Museum and cemetery by lantern light from 6 to 9 p.m. Saturday and Oct. 26. Costumed guides and demonstrators will be in every building to share gentle tales, superstitions and customs from the past. Admission is $5 for adults, $3 for children. Information: 412-486-0563.

Franklin Park -- Heritage Presbyterian Church, 2262 Rochester Road, will hold its free annual Trunk 'n Treat from 6 to 7:30 p.m. Wednesday. Kids can enjoy refreshments, games and best costume and best trunk prizes. Sponsored by the LOGOS After School Program: Information: 412-366-1338 or


Fox Chapel -- Heinz History Center's Andy Masich will give a lecture on The Battle of Gettysburg at 7 p.m. Monday at Cooper-Siegel Community Library, 403 Fox Chapel Road. Information: 412-828-9520, ext. 215.

Shaler -- The Shaler North Hills Library, 1822 Mount Royal Blvd., will hold the following programs:

• Shaler Unleashed, from 2 to 5 p.m. Saturday The Western Pennsylvania Humane Society will bring pets for potential adoption. Watch an obedience training demo, learn about pet safety and Ask a Vet.

• An Evening About Service and Therapy Animals at 7 p.m. Monday. Learn about local service and therapy dogs, horses and other animals that help our community. Free and open to all.


Marshall -- California University of Pennsylvania's Government Agency Coordination Office will hold its annual Procurement Opportunities Fair, from 9 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. Wednesday at the Four Points by Sheraton Pittsburgh North. The event is designed for business owners who are interested in selling products or services to federal, state and local government agencies and prime contractors. The fair will provide companies with contracting and subcontracting information. Registration fee is $40 per person; a buffet lunch is included. For more information, contact Tracy Julian at 724-938-5881 or


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