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Plenty of Halloween activities planned for Murrysville, Delmont, Export

| Wednesday, Oct. 23, 2013, 9:00 p.m.

There's lots of spooky fun on tap to celebrate Halloween in the coming days. Here's a roundup of local events.

Trick-or-treat

• Officials in Murrysville, Delmont and Export have set their trick-or-treating hours as 6 to 8 p.m. on Oct. 31. Residents are asked to turn their porch light on to let parents and children know they are participating.

Halloween parades

• Export Volunteer Fire Department will hold its annual Halloween parade Friday at 7 p.m. Sign-up will begin at 5:30 at the fire department.

• The Murrysville-Export Rotary Club will hold its annual Halloween parade Saturday, beginning at 11 a.m., at Mother of Sorrows Church. Registration begins at 10:30 in the church's lower level parking lot.

Children 6 and younger can take part in a shorter route beginning at First Presbyterian Church, Laird Hall, along North Hills Road. Registration at that location also begins at 10:30.

The parade will take place along Old William Penn Highway.

• Delmont Volunteer Fire Department will host a Halloween parade Saturday at 1 p.m., beginning at the fire station along Route 66. Parents and children are encouraged to show up early to register.

Halloween party cancelled

The “Night of Fright” scheduled for Saturday at Delmont Volunteer Fire Department has been cancelled.

Trunk or treat

Emmanuel Reformed Church of the united Church of Christ — Hills Church — will host a “Trunk or Treat” party Saturday, from 6 to 8 p.m., in the church parking lot.

Various games will be stationed around the church parking lot. Participants can decorate their car for “trick or treating,” and are encouraged to wear costumes. Awards will be given for best decorated car, best costumed adult and best costumed child. All costumes should be family friendly.

The church is located at 3618 Hills Church Road. The event is open to the public. For details, see www.hills-church.org.

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