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July 18, 2014

Things to do from July 18, 2014

- — Fundraisers

• Munnell Run Farm, 753 Greenville Road, Coolspring Township, is having a flea market from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. July 26, held in conjunction with Mercer County Conservation District.

Different sections will highlight general flea market items, homemade and homegrown products, and baked goods and donuts by local Amish. Mule Train Smokers will tantalize your tastebuds with homestyle barbecue. Venders are still needed for this event. If you are interested in setting up, call 724-662-2242 by July 21. Set-up fee is $20.

• Atlantic Community Church, 3468 Atlantic Road, Atlantic, is having its annual pig roast and car cruise from 2:30 to 6 p.m. Aug. 16. Car registration will take place at 10 a.m. to noon.

There will be a bounce house for the kids, a 50/50 raffle, door prizes and more.

Cost for the meal is $6 for adults and $4 for ages 12 and younger. Takeouts available.

Info: 814-382-4206.

• The 10th Annual Specialty Orthopaedics Race at Piston’s Place 5K run/walk will be Aug. 23. Proceeds benefit the Backpack Program for area youth.

Info: LeRoy Clark, 724-944-6797.

Special events

• Team Danielle, a group that benefits Sarcoma Cancer Research, holds the following events:

Storytime for ages 11 and younger, 3 to 5 p.m. July 30 at the Little Free Library in the Butterfly Memorial Garden at Buhl Park. Storytelling by a surprise student-storyteller and “Auntie Shelbie” sharing Shel Siverstein’s “The Giving Tree.” Refreshments will be provided. Take a blanket to sit on. The event is free. Reservations: 724-699-1475.

Third Annual Team Danielle Fun Dog Walk will be Sept. 6 at LindenPointe, Hermitage. Events start at 9 a.m. and walk begins at 10 a.m. There will be vendors, raffles, “race bag” prizes, “Franks for the memories,” hot dogs and more. All proceeds benefit Sarcoma Cancer Research and animal rescues.

Team Danielle is selling tickets for a queen size quilt raffle. Tickets are six for $5 or $1 each. Drawing takes place Dec. 5. Winner need not be present. All proceeds benefit Sarcoma Cancer Research. For tickets e-mail renemc1@verizon.net or call 724-699-1475.

• Celebrate the Bloom, a full day of free activities highlighting the state’s only prairie, is from 9 a.m. to 7 p.m. Saturday at Jennings Environmental Education Center, near Slippery Rock.

New to this year’s festival is a program featuring live reptiles and amphibians of the prairie with naturalist April Claus. Children are invited to become botanists and paleontologists in the “Prairie Science Lab” throughout the festival, and also participate in the “Prairie Fire Dash.”

The musical lineup will feature headliner Nameless in August, Rachel Brown (who has opened for EmmyLou Harris and Willie Nelson, among others), Bejae Fleming with Jackie Blount and more.

Info: celebratethebloom.wordpress.com, or 724-794-6011.

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