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Mt. Lebanon -- St. Winifred Church Women's Guild will hold its annual holiday craft show from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Saturday in Benedict Hall, 550 Sleepy Hollow Road. Free admission.
Carrick -- St. Pius X Byzantine Catholic Church, 2336 Brownsville Road, will hold its annual ethnic dinner from 2 to 8 p.m. Saturday. Information or advance orders: 412-881-8344.
Munhall -- A wine- and beer-tasting fundraiser to benefit Carnegie Library of Homestead will be held at 7:30 p.m. Oct. 26 at the library, 510 E. Tenth Ave. Admission: $45 per person by Friday, $50 at the door. Tickets: Bea Virostek, 412-462-6956.
Whitehall -- The Auxiliary of the Sisters of St. Francis is organizing a bus trip to the Meadows Racetrack and Casino on Nov. 8, departing from the parking lot of the former St. Francis Academy, 3603 McRoberts Road, by 10 a.m. and returning around 5 p.m. Cost: $27 per person, includes $15 slots voucher and $5 food credit. Register by Wednesday: 412-885-7403 or www.osfprov.org.
Whitehall -- The Whitehall Green Thumbers Garden Club's annual fall luncheon, including a floral design program, basket raffles, door prizes and a 50/50 drawing, will be held at 10:30 a.m. Oct. 27 at the South Hills Country Club, 4305 Brownsville Road, to benefit Bidwell Training Horticultural Technology Programs. Tickets: $28 per person. Information: Irene Mills, 412-881-6048.
Bethel Park -- Christ United Methodist Church will hold a safe, fun Halloween event for kids from 5:30 to 7:30 p.m. Wednesday at 44 Highland Road. No scary costumes. To attend: 412-835-6621.
Brentwood -- St. Peter's Episcopal Church, 4048 Brownsville Road, will hold a traditional Halloween party from 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. Oct. 26.
Pleasant Hills -- Pleasant Hills Lions Club will hold its annual Halloween parade at 7 p.m. Oct. 30. Participants will assemble at 6:30 p.m. in the Audrey Drive parking lot of Pleasant Hills Community Presbyterian Church, 199 Old Clairton Road. Costumed children and their parents are invited to march in the parade. Traffic closures and delays will occur during the parade, which will last until about 8 p.m.
South Park -- South Park Lions Club will sponsor its annual Halloween parade at 1:30 p.m. Oct. 28, starting at the David J. Henney Funeral Home parking lot, 6364 Library Road, continuing along Route 88 toward Finleyville, onto Brownsville Road and left onto Pleasant Street.
Whitehall -- Whitehall Public Library, 100 Borough Park Drive, will hold a Halloween event for adults featuring scary stories, lunch and dessert from 11:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. next Thursday. Fee: $5. Registration required. Information: 412-882-6622.
Bethel Park -- Bethel Park Heritage Players will present "The Sound of Music" at 8 p.m. Friday and Saturday and Oct. 26-27 and at 2 p.m. Sunday and Oct. 28 at Bethel Park Community Center, 5151 Park Ave. Tickets: $12 for adults, $9 for students, seniors. Information: www.heritageplayers.org or 412-831-6800, ext. 745.Elizabeth Borough -- The Mon River Arts Petite Players and Stagemasters Youth Drama Troupes will present the musical, "Seussical, Jr.," at 7:30 p.m. Oct. 26, at 2 and 5 p.m. Oct. 27 and at 2 p.m. Oct. 28 in Grand Theatre, 207 S. Second Ave. Tickets: $8. To reserve seats: 412-384-0504 or 412-628-1032 or order at www.monriverarts.org.
Brentwood -- St. Peter's Episcopal Church, 4048 Brownsville Road, will hold a fall sale of homemade soups from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Oct. 27.
Carrick -- Spencer United Methodist Church, 117 Spencer Ave., will hold a fall rummage sale of clothes, jewelry, toys, linens and housewares from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. Oct. 26 and 9 a.m. to noon Oct. 27.
Clairton -- The annual Mon Valley craft and vendor fair will be held from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Nov. 3, offering crafts, food and refreshments for sale at the school, 555 Lewis Run Road. Admission fee: $2. All proceeds benefit student activities. Information: 412-469-2551.
Collier -- Holy Child Parish Christian Mothers & Guild will hold its 50th annual luncheon, fashion show and ticket action at 11 a.m. Sunday at Peter's Place, 1199 Washington Pike. Admission: $25 for adults, $20 for juniors and $12 for children. Reservation deadline: today. Tickets: Theresa at 412-221-3568 or Catherine at 412-221-8479.
Forward -- Elizabeth Baptist Church, 735 Bunola River Road, will hold a free all festival from 6:30 to 9 p.m. Saturday, including a hayride, bonfire and other activities.
West Mifflin -- Morning Star Baptist Church, 812 Oak St., will hold a free clothing giveaway from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Saturday.
Carroll -- Monongahela Valley Hospital will hold a free breast cancer education and screening luncheon at 1 p.m. Oct. 31 in the hospital's Anthony M. Lombardi Education Conference Center, 1163 Country Club Road. The program will include a light lunch, two guest speakers, information about early detection and cancer diagnosis, and an optional breast examination. Advance registration required:724-258-1333.
Jefferson Hills -- Myles Richards, who frequently speaks about George Washington, will talk about the first president's visits to Western Pennsylvania during the meeting of the West Jefferson Hills Historical Society at 7 p.m. Wednesdayat the Jefferson Hills municipal building, 925 Old Clairton Road. The public is welcome.
Moon -- Women in the Catholic Diocese of Pittsburgh are invited to the Magnificat breakfast from 9 a.m. to noon Oct. 27 at DoubleTree by Hilton, 8402 University Blvd. Genevieve Kineke, writer and a convert to Catholicism, will speak. Cost of breakfast: $20. Registration deadline: Friday. Registration: www.magnificatpittsburgh.org.
Mt. Lebanon -- A laughter workshop will be held at 7 p.m. Mondayat Unitarian Universalist Church, 1240 Washington Road. Bring a can of food for the local food bank.
First Published October 18, 2012 12:00 am