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Brentwood -- St. Peter's Episcopal Church in Brentwood will hold an Election Day dinner from 4 to 7 p.m. Nov. 6 at 4048 Brownsville Road.
Peters -- The Peters Township Public Library cooking club is holding a contest to determine who makes the best chili in the township. To enter chili or to vote for the best, register by emailing email@example.com or call 724-941-9430 by Monday. The cook-off will be held at 6:30 p.m. Monday at the library at 616 E. McMurray Road, with a $5 fee for tasters and free for chili candidates who bring their chili in a crock pot. The winner will receive a one-year free members hip to the Peters Township Public Library cooking club and a medal.
McKeesport -- Penn State Greater Allegheny will hold its ninth annual "All That's Jazz" fundraiser, featuring food, music an auction and appearances by former Pittsburgh Steelers, starting at 7 p.m. Saturday at the Penn State Greater Allegheny Student Community Center, 4000 University Drive. Tickets are $100 each or ten for $900. More information or tickets: 412-675-9048.
Munhall -- A wine- and beer-tasting fundraiser to benefit Carnegie Library of Homestead will be held at 7:30 p.m. Friday at the library, 510 E. Tenth Ave. Admission: $50 at the door. Tickets: Bea Virostek, 412-462-6956.
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. Saturday 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.
Brentwood -- St. Peter's Episcopal Church, 4048 Brownsville Road, will hold a traditional Halloween party from 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. Friday.
Pleasant Hills -- Pleasant Hills Lions Club will hold its annual Halloween parade at 7 p.m. Tuesday. 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. Sunday, 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.
South Park -- The Southwestern Pennsylvania Registered Nurses Club will hold its 20th Veteran's Day Memorial Service at the South Park war memorials on Corrigan Drive at 11 a.m. on Nov. 12. All nurses who served in the memorial will be remembered with a floral wreath placed at the nursing monument. All are welcome.
Bethel Park -- CommuniTea, a monthly women's Bible study and fellowship gathering, for women of all ages, will be held from 9:30 to 11:30 a.m. Nov. 2, and the first Friday of every month, at 2725 Bethel Church Road. Childcare is available during the meeting for $5. Register: 888-868-3603, ext. 1. More information: 412-835-8900 or visit www.southhillsassembly.org.
Bethel Park -- Bethel Park Heritage Players will present "The Sound of Music" at 8 p.m. Friday and Saturday and at 2 p.m. Sunday 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. Friday at 2 and 5 p.m. Saturday and at 2 p.m. Sunday 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.
Bethel Park -- A holiday craft fair is taking place from 9:30 a.m. to 3 p.m. Nov. 3 at Christ United Methodist Church, 44 Highland Road, to benefit Prime Time Adult Care, a non-profit organization offering care for the frail elderly or those with Alzheimer's disease.
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. Saturday
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. Friday and 9 a.m. to noon Saturday.
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.
West Mifflin -- Wilson Christian Academy's first annual Christmas Craft and Vendor show from 8 a.m. to 3 p.m. on Nov. 3 at 1900 Clairton Road. Proceeds will keep tuition down for families that attend the school.
Bethel Park -- Christ United Methodist Church, at 44 Highland Road, will hold its 2nd annual Ladies Night Out from 5:30 to 10 p.m. Nov. 9, featuring finger foods, vendor sales and sessions including cooking demonstrations, yoga, holiday crafts and photography. Cost is $15 if registered by Nov. 1, and $20 if registered afterwards. Call the church: 412-835-6621.
Homestead -- The public is invited to attend events to celebrate the 16th pastoral anniversary of the Rev. James Douglas Burwell at Clark Memorial Baptist Church, 1301 Glenn St. Services related to the anniversary will be held at 11 a.m. and 4 p.m. Nov. 4 and 11; nightly at 7:30 p.m. from Nov. 12 to 16; and concluding with services at 11 a.m. and 4:30 p.m. Nov. 18.
Carroll -- Monongahela Valley Hospital will hold a free breast cancer education and screening luncheon at 1 p.m. Wednesday 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.
Moon -- Women in the Catholic Diocese of Pittsburgh are invited to the Magnificat breakfast from 9 a.m. to noon Saturday at DoubleTree by Hilton, 8402 University Blvd. Genevieve Kineke, writer and a convert to Catholicism, will speak. Cost of breakfast: $20. Registration: www.magnificatpittsburgh.org.
Pleasant Hills -- The Pleasant Hills Public Library, at 302 Old Clairton Road, will present two informative programs on genealogy research, one at 7 p.m. Monday and one at 2 p.m. on Nov. 1 Registration requested: 412-655-2424 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
First Published October 25, 2012 12:00 am