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Scottdale library to conduct used book sale

| Wednesday, Oct. 23, 2013, 9:01 p.m.

The Scottdale Public Library will hold a fall used book sale from 9 a.m. until 4 p.m. Saturday. All books from previous sales were shipped off after the last sale. There will be a large amount of children's books available, as well as choir music, computer games, puzzles, cookbooks, fiction, and non-fiction best sellers. There will be a sneak peek sale from 9 a.m. until noon Friday for a $5 donation. Lunch will be offered Saturday. For more information call, 724-887-6140.

Breakfast will be served from 7:30 to 10:30 a.m. Saturday at the Trinity United Methodist Church, corner of Mulberry and Hickory streets, Scottdale at no cost.

I found a new organization which welcomes volunteers, the Geyer Performing Arts Center. All ages are accepted because there are numerous jobs that need done. For more information, call the center at 724-887-0887 or visit www.geyerpac.com.

There is a new business in town, Penn Made, 109 Spring St., Scottdale, (across the street from the library). Guess what, the business only features items made in Pennsylvania. Tom Bailey and Regis Luden are the store owners. Store is open from 4:30 to 7 p.m. Thursdays, 4 to 6 p.m. Fridays and 8:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. Saturdays. Stop and see what is offered. If you know of any other products made in Pennsylvania that can be featured in the store, let them know. Welcome to Scottdale.

Trick-or-treat will be held in the borough from 2 to 4 p.m. Sunday. Also, same time and day for Everson Borough. The Halloween parade in Scottdale begins at 7 p.m. Tuesday; line-up beings at 6:30 p.m.

Drop off clothes and shoes at St. Joseph Roman Catholic Church, Everson, and St. John the Baptist Church, Scottdale in the clothing bin. This is sponsored by St. Vincent de Paul organization.

A “Ghostly Boo Nanza” will be held from 3 to 6 p.m. Sunday at the Elks Lodge, 151 Pittsburgh St. The task at hand is to “scare away” leukemia. Tickets will be pre sold for $5 and are available at Fox's Pizza. Tickets will be $6 at the door. There will be a costume contest at 5 p.m. Halloween games will be available as well at a cost of $1, plus a concession stand. All proceeds will go to the Leukemia Society. For more information, call Jennifer at 412-848-8613.

Kid stitch class will be held from 9:30 to 11:30 a.m. Saturday at the Scottdale Public Library, Spring Street. For more information, call Caroline Bailey at 724-887-0952.

A Halloween Tea will be held at 2 p.m. Saturday at Miss Martha's Tea Room, 165 Pittsburgh St., Scottdale. You are encouraged to wear costumes. Call 724-887-6574.

Do you like to write poetry? Enter your poem by Oct. 31 via mail to Free Poetry Contest, 106 Cambria Circle, Citrus Heights, CA 93621 or visit www.freecontest.com. Your poem should be 21 lines or less and make sure your name and address is on the same page as your poem.

Make A Difference Day will be observed on Saturday. This will be the 28th annual celebration. Try to make a difference in someone's life.

Patricia Walker is a Scottdale resident.

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