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Valley News Dispatch

The Stroller, Nov. 29, 2019: Events in the Alle-Kiski Valley


Toys For Children drive to benefit Deer Lakes children

West Deer Police Department is sponsoring its 23rd annual Toys for Children drive to benefit children age 1 to 14 living in low-income households in the Deer Lakes School District.

New toys can be dropped off from 7 a.m. to 3 p.m. weekdays through Dec. 10 at the police department, 109 East Union Road. Members of Cub Scout Pack 965 dropped off bags at homes in the township and will return Saturday to collect donations.

Monetary donations can be sent to West Deer Toys for Children Christmas Fund, 109 East Union Road, Cheswick PA 15024. Money will be used to purchase additional toys, winter clothing and wrapping paper supplies.

For information, call 724-265-1100 from 7 a.m. and 3 p.m.

Christmas Open House planned at Armstrong County museum

A free Christmas Open House will be from 1 to 4 p.m. Sunday at the Armstrong County Historical Museum and Genealogical Society, 300 N. McKean St., Kittanning.

The McCain House will be decorated for Christmas and members of the 62d Infantry Living History Family will be dressed in Civil War period attire. Light refreshments will be served. Free parking will be available behind the museum via North Grant Street entrance.

Festival of Trees raffle supports hospital projects

Allegheny Valley Hospital Auxiliary is hosting its annual Festival of Trees raffle to benefit projects supporting the hospital.

Each hospital department decorates a tree to be raffled off and they are on display in the lobby. Tickets are 10 for $5 or 25 for $10 and may be purchased from 9:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. weekdays in the lobby of the hospital, 1301 Carlisle St., Natrona Heights. Cash only, please. Winners receive a fully decorated tree.

The drawing will be at noon Dec. 19.

Oakmont Chistmas Home Tour planned

The Oakmont Chamber of Commerce Christmas Home Tour will be from noon to 4 p.m. Dec. 8.

Tickets are $25 and available in advance only. For tickets, visit, or stop in at the chamber office, 504 Allegheny River Blvd. or at Embroidery From the Heart, 610 Allegheny River Blvd.

For details, call the Chamber of Commerce at 412-828-3238.

Lower Burrell Lions broom sale continues

Lower Burrell Lions will continue to sell broom during the year at the city tax office and Ideal Cleaners on Leechburg Road.


New Kensington

Wednesday: The Myrrh Bearing Women of St. George Orthodox Church are selling Christmas sweets for pickup from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. Dec. 10 at the church, 1150 Leishman Ave. Items and prices: sweet bread, $4 per loaf; baklawa, $10 per section; and sambosic, $1.50 each. Order deadline: Monday. Orders: church office, 724-335-9988 or 724-337-3918

Information for The Stroller may be dropped off or mailed at least a week in advance to: The Stroller, Valley News Dispatch, 210 Wood St., Tarentum PA 15084, email [email protected] or fax 724-226-4677.

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