Santa’s Emergency Christmas Drive, sponsored by Harmon House Care Center and Mt. Pleasant Medic 10, will be held from 8:30 a.m. to 6 p.m. Fridays, Nov. 4, 11, 18 and 25, and Saturdays, Nov. 12 and 26 at Harmon House, 601 S. Church St., Mt. Pleasant. Help stuff an ambulance with unopened toys for local underprivileged children. Santa will be available for free visits and photos on Nov. 25.
Bullskin Senior Center breakfast fundraiser will be held 8 to 11 a.m. Nov. 5 at its location at 52 Medsger Road, Connellsville. The breakfasts will be held the first Saturday of the month, weather permitting. Breakfast includes regular or buckwheat pancakes, scrambled eggs, bacon, sausage, biscuits with sausage gravy, ham, potatoes, coffee, tea, and juice. Cost is $10 for adults; $5 for children under 12 and children younger than 6 eat for free. It is takeout or eat in.
The annual Coal and Coke Trail Comedy Night fundraiser will be held Nov. 5 at Scottdale Firemen’s Club, 405 Porter Ave., Scottdale. There will be food, a cash bar, 50-50 drawings and basket auctions. Doors open at 6 p.m. Tickets are $35 and include dinner. Tickets must be purchased in advance and are available at the Filling Station, Brilhart Hardware, Scottdale Distributing, and the Westmoreland County Parks office or by calling 724-221-4229.
A chicken and biscuit dinner is scheduled noon to 5 p.m. Nov. 5 at Trinity Evangelical Lutheran Church, 126 E. Fairview Ave., Connellsville. It is eat in or take out. Call 724-628-7920 for details. On the menu is chicken and biscuit, mashed potatoes, green beans, applesauce and dessert. Cost is $10 for adults and $5 for those 12 and younger. Proceeds benefit the back-to-school clothing drive.
The City of Connellsville and Penn Highlands Healthcare Connellsville are partnering to host a COVID-19 vaccine clinic at the city’s new Infectious Disease Emergency Response Center on the lower level of the East Side Fire Hall from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. Nov. 4.
This is a walk-in clinic and is open to anyone 12 years of age or older.
The Sons and Daughters of Italy Ladies Lodge No. 1686 of Connellsville met recently. It was announced the memorial Mass will be held 4 p.m. Nov. 5 at St. Rita’s on the West Side.
The Christmas party will be at the Hollywood Steak House at 6 p.m. Dec. 9. For reservations, call 724-628-7159.
There will not be a meeting in November or December.
Send dues to Mary K. Dunaway, 410 Highland Ave., Connellsville, PA 15425
World Christian Outreach Ministries, 109 East End Road, Connellsville, will host a soup and sandwich sale noon to 6 p.m. Nov. 5. Cost is $12 for adults and $5 for children 10 and younger. Price includes a variety of soup, one sandwich, and a beverage. All proceeds benefit Operation Christmas Child.
New Haven Hose Fire Department will be selling hoagies Nov. 5.
The Temptations will be guest performers at the Nov. 5 Warriors Rock concert, being held at the Connellsville Area High School auditorium to benefit the CAHS Patriots. Tickets are on sale by contacting Linda Shearer at 724-322-1494 or by emailing [email protected].
The Sons and Daughters of Italy Ladies Lodge No. 1686 of Connellsville memorial Mass will be 4 p.m. Nov. 5 at St. Rita Church.
Downtown Connellsville will hold its seventh annual Chili Walk 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. Nov. 5. Sample chili from downtown restaurants. Tickets are $10 each and available at the participating locations.
The Connellsville Area High School Class of 1977 will hold its 45-year reunion Nov. 5 at Pleasant Valley Golf Club. For information, call Karen Sherrick Pastorius at 724-277-4935.
Connellsville Church of God, 126 Breakneck Ave., Connellsville, will hold a holiday bazaar 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. Nov. 5. Vendors are wanted.
Call Jane Ottenberg at 724-887-9735 to reserve a table.
Upcoming events at Albright United Methodist Church include:
Nov. 6: 4 p.m., calendar party and silent auction. Meal provided and items to bid on. Tickets are $10. To get tickets, call Sherry at 724-562-2950 or Bev at 724-372-1456. No tickets sold at the door.
Nov. 8: 11 a.m. to 7 p.m., spaghetti dinner. Cost is $9. Eat in or takeout.
Nov. 12: 11 a.m. to 1 p.m., soup sale. Variety of homemade soups. Cost is $8 per quart or $6 a pint for take out. Eat in for a donation.
The Mozart Club will welcome pianist Levi Graft, as featured performer at 7:30 p.m. Nov. 7 at Wesley United Methodist Church in Connellsville. The performance is open to the public.
The Penn Highlands Hospital Auxiliary will meet 1 p.m. Nov. 7 in the Learning Center of the hospital. Any money for the holiday gift card tickets will be collected. Christmas tree sales will be in the lobby Nov. 14 through 25, the night of the drawing. Come in and see the decorated Christmas trees from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m.
The Bullskin Senior Center, 52 Medsger Road, Connellsville, will host an all-you-can-eat spaghetti dinner 11 a.m. to 7 p.m. Nov. 8. Meal includes spaghetti, one meatball (additional meatballs can be purchased for $1.50 each), salad, bread and dessert. Cost is $10 for anyone 12 and older. Kids eat for $5. Children under age 5 eat for free. Pre-purchase tickets are available at $9 for adults and $4 for kids. Call the center for information.
Election Day dinners will be available Nov. 8 from 11 a.m. to 6 p.m. At the Payne AME Church, 812 W. Crawford Ave., Connellsville. Cost is $15 per dinner. The menu comprises turkey, mashed potatoes, stuffing, gravy, green beans, cranberry sauce, roll and butter and dessert.
Preorders are recommended by calling 724-626-8336. Leave name, number of dinners and pickup time. Preorder deadline is Nov. 5. To order on Nov. 8, call 724-628-6193. Reserved parking will be available along West Crawford Avenue in front of the church. Runners will bring orders and collect money. Turn right onto Henderson Lane where orders will be delivered.
Dunbar Loving Hands Senior Citizens will be having a soup and bake sale 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Nov. 8 at Franklin United Methodist Church Social Hall, 56 Bridge St., Dunbar. Eat in or take out. Cost is $6 a pint. Soups available are pepper soup, vegetable, chicken noodle and wedding. Eat in and get bread, a drink and cake.
The Vanderbilt United Methodist Church, Route 201, across from Sweet Pea’s, will hold an election day soup sale 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. Nov. 8. Quarts of vegetable, ham and bean soup will be available for purchase for $8 each.
Pre-orders can be placed by calling 724-529-2546 or 724-529-7458.