Day of Recollection planned at St. Raymond church

| Tuesday, April 30, 2013, 9:00 p.m.

A Day of Recollection will be held at 10:30 a.m. Sunday at St. Raymond of the Mountains Church, hosted by the church's Christian Mothers. Topic will be “Year of Faith.” Anyone wishing to attend must RSVP to 724-593-7479.

Actors and Artists of Fayette County will hold additional auditions for its July musical, “The Wedding Singer,” from 7 to 9 p.m. Sunday and Monday. Especially needed are men over the age of 18 for this production. Directors Jonathan Rohlf and Tricia Rohlf request that people auditioning come prepared to sing, from memory, 32 measures of a modern musical theater or 1980s rock-style piece. Please bring sheet music in the correct key, marked with any edits. There will be a movement component to every audition. Some people auditioning will be asked to do a cold reading from the script. Rehearsals will begin in mid-May. A multi-talented, diverse and age-appropriate cast is being sought. Auditions will be held in Studio 113, which is adjacent to the Geyer Performing Arts Center. Show dates are July 11-14. For information, call 724-887-0887.

There will a vendor and craft show from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. May 18 at the East Huntingdon Fire Hall. The event will feature lots of different vendors, crafts for sale, a chinese auction, food and refreshments, and children's activities. All proceeds from the event will benefit the Relay for Life Team, Brandonstrong. For information, call 724-542-4003.

There are still bracelets, T-shirts and key chains available for sale at the Diamond Pharmacy. Proceeds from the sale will go to Melanie Grimm, who is suffering from cancer. Get yours while supplies last and help to support a wonderful young lady and her struggles with cancer.

Thursday will be Customer Appreciation Day at Joanne's Hallmark, located in the Summit Ridge Plaza. Door prizes will be given out. Lunch will be available from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. Greendance the Winery will have wine-tasting from 3 to 7 p.m. The store will be offering discounts on merchandise. Stop over and check it out. All are welcome.

Mt. Pleasant Glass Museum is open from 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. Thursdays and Saturdays, 11 a.m. to 8 p.m. Fridays and noon to 4 p.m. Sundays. Free to visit, the museum is located in the In-Town-Shops along Main Street and features some wonderful glassware from Bryce Brothers, L.E. Smith Glass and Lenox Crystal. So stop in and see the glass and enjoy the wonderful history.

The museum is accepting memberships. The money generated from the members will help keep the facility open. Membership forms are available at the museum and in other locations in town.

If you are a resident of Mt. Pleasant Township, your monthly recycling date will be the first Thursday of a full week of each month. If you do not have a container from your recycling company, use any container you, just mark it as recyclable.

We are doing a great job recycling in the borough, so let's keep it up. Items that can be recycled include glass, plastics, cans, newspapers, phone books, magazines, junk mail, cardboard that has been folded, bundled and tied, not taped. Remember, no pizza boxes. If you have more items than you have recycling containers, feel free to use any container you have. Simply mark on the container that it is a recycle container. Next recycling days will be May 13 and 14.

Marilyn Forbes is a freelance writer.

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