THINGS TO DO
• Gulland Orthodontics is collecting boxed and canned goods to support The Community Food Warehouse of Mercer County.
Donations will be accepted until Nov. 23 at the Hermitage and Greenville offices.
Every boxed or canned donation (no glass, please) will be entered into a drawing for a Nintendo Switch game console.
• There will be a President Trump Caravan through Mercer County today. Staging is from at 9 to 10 a.m. and departure is at 10 a.m. Staging and starting point is at the Mercer Livestock Auction and Event Facility, 424 N. Perry Highway (Route 19), Mercer.
The route travels through Mercer, Hermitage, Greenville, Sandy Lake, Grove City and Mercer. It is free and open to the public.
Info flyer and route map can be found on Mercer Livestock Auction’s Facebook page.
• St. John’s Orthodox Church, 3180 Morefield Road, Hermitage, is holding a holiday bake sale on Dec. 12. Pick up is from 10 a.m. to noon.
Baked goods available: braided cheese rolls (plain, apricot or raspberry), $10 each; kolache (nut roll or poppy seed), $12 each; chocolate fudge with/without nuts, $5 for 6 pieces; peanut butter fudge, $5 for 6 pieces; sweet raisin bread, $10 each. Cookies available for $6 a dozen: buckeyes; spritz; Christmas cream wafers; church windows; kiffle (walnut or apricot); peanut blossoms; pizzelle (vanilla or anise); snowballs (contains nuts); thumbprint; walnut tassies; Italian wedding (lemon extract with icing); sugar-free oatmeal (plain, raisins or chocolate chips).
Call or text Francine at 724-699-7614 to place your order. Deadline is Nov. 21.
• Due to a Stony Point Grange event scheduling conflict, the Whole-hog Sausage and Old-fashioned Buckwheat Pancake batter sale that was scheduled for Nov. 7 will be held from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. on Nov. 14. The cost for a 2-pound package is $9. Pancake batter is $5 a quart.
For presale orders and info, call 724-866-1786.