Haunted hayride to help raise funds
The third annual Haunted Hills Hayride is scheduled for Fridays, Saturdays and Sundays in October.
The hayride will be offered nightly from 7 to 10 p.m. Oct. 23 to 30.
Hayrides will be offered from 7 p.m. to midnight on Fridays and Saturdays and from 7 to 10 p.m. Sundays.
Proceeds will benefit the Autism Society of Pittsburgh and the Spectrum Charter School.
For details, call (724) 861-BEWARE (2392).
The McKeesport Recreation Department is selling advertisements for a sponsorship book to help support its programs.
Among these programs are an Easter egg hunt, youth and adult sports camps and leagues, the Renziehausen Park Cook-Off, summer concerts and celebrations of the Fourth of July, Halloween and Christmas.
The free book will be distributed at all board-sponsored events for a year. For details, call Jim Brown or Cyndi James at (412) 675-5068.
After a hiatus last year due to the 100th anniversary celebration of the St. Sava Church, the choir is resuming its annual concert program. This year’s event will feature a classic mix of choirs, musicians and dancers.
The program will include choral selections, Slavic melodies and several traditional Balkan dances.
Tickets are $5 for adults and $3 for students through high school-age.
Beginning at 7:30 p.m., the Zabava Orchestra will play for the dance in the St. Sava Church social hall at 901 Hartman St. Admission is $3 per ticket.
“Wild Willey” Frankfort will tell stories about what frontier families faced settling this area when the Homestead & Mifflin Township Historical Society meets at 7 p.m. Wednesday at the Carnegie Library of Homestead.
The society serves the original Mifflin Township of 1799 and 14 current communities and invites the public to the program. Doors open at 6 p.m.
For details, call Jim Hartman at (412) 600-0229 or John Asmonga at (412) 653-7842.
The Rev. Michael Mulhearn, a priest of the Congregation of the Mission of St. Vincent DePaul, will conduct a Vincentian Parish Mission from Oct. 12 to 20 at St. Angela Merici Parish, 1640 Fawcett Ave.
Programs will include special Masses, homilies and social time.
In addition to being a priest, Mulhearn is a licensed forensic psychologist, family and sexual therapist, pilot and blues pianist.
Christian singer and Catholic layman Lorenzo will join Mulhearn for the Oct. 17 program. For details, call the church at (412) 672-0880.
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