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Greensburg -- The Academy of Music of the Westmoreland Symphony Orchestra will sponsor a String Ensemble geared toward middle-school students who play violin, viola, cello or double bass from 6:30 to 8 p.m. Wednesdays at the Greensburg Garden and Civic Center, 951 Old Salem Road. The cost is $70. Registration: 724-837-1850.
Monroeville -- The Monroeville Arts Council and UPMC East will sponsor a family variety show from 7:30 to 10 p.m. Friday at Gateway High School, 3000 Gateway Campus Blvd. Featured performers will be physical comic Howard Mincone, the East End Kids and comedian Michael Perry. Donations will be accepted for no-kill animal shelters. Information: 412-373-7794.
Greensburg -- The Westmoreland Symphony Orchestra will sponsor a Hat Luncheon at noon June 2 at the Greensburg Garden and Civic Center, 951 Old Salem Road. A champagne reception will take place at 11 a.m. Live music will be provided by the orchestra's Academy of Music students. The cost is $65, and the deadline is Friday. Registration: 724-837-1850.
Monroeville -- Monroeville Assembly of God, 4561 Old William Penn Highway, will hold its annual yard and bake sale from 8 a.m. to 2 p.m. Friday and Saturday. Proceeds benefit mission projects. Information: 412-856-7900.
North Huntingdon -- The Stewartsville Lions Club will sell barbecued chicken dinners from 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. Sunday at Holiday Travel, 12239 Lincoln Highway. Cost: $7. Orders will be takeout only. Information: 412-751-4308.
Forest Hills -- The Forest Hills Lions Club will hold a Memorial Day ceremony at 11 a.m. Monday at the Veterans' Monument next to the municipal building, 2071 Ardmore Blvd. Refreshments will be served afterward. Information: 412-829-7888.
Irwin -- The Memorial Day committee of the Irwin/North Huntingdon VFW will hold a parade at 10 a.m. Monday beginning near Immaculate Conception Catholic Church, Second and Oak streets. Information: 724-515-7550.
Monroeville -- American Legion Post 820 will hold a Memorial Day parade at 9 a.m. Monday beginning at Valley Honda on William Penn Highway proceeding along Northern Pike, to the municipal building on Monroeville Boulevard for a short service and then to the cemetery at the Old Stone Church. Information: 412-373-0589.
Monroeville -- The adult department of Monroeville Public Library, 4000 Gateway Campus Blvd., will hold "Who Decides Who Lives? A Forum on Jury Service in Capital Trials" from 7 to 8:45 p.m. Wednesday in the Gallery Space. Information: 412-372-0500.
Derry Township -- The state Department of Conservation and Natural Resources will sponsor the following nature programs in Keystone State Park, 1150 Keystone Park Road. Registration: 724-668-2566.
• Canoe tour, 6 to 8 p.m. Friday.
• Star party, 8:30 to 10:30 p.m. Friday.
• Wild edible plants hike, 11 a.m. to noon Saturday.
• Kayak Keystone, 2 to 4 p.m. Saturday.
• GPS treasure hunt, 1 to 3 p.m. Sunday.
South Greensburg -- The Westmoreland County Historial Society will sponsor a bus trip to Annapolis, Md., on June 14. Included will be a tour of the U.S. Naval Academy and the Paca House and Gardens. The cost is $129.95, $10 discount for society members, and the deadline is June 4. Buses will leave at 6 a.m. from the parking lot of Vacation Station Travel Center in Wellington Square, 1225 S. Main St. Information: 724-532-1935 ext. 10.
First Published May 24, 2012 12:00 am