Trick or Treat Nights set.
St. Clairsville Borough has announced its Trick or Treat Night will be Oct. 28, from 6 to 7 p.m. Main Street will be blocked off for the safety of the children. Residents wishing to hand out treats are asked to turn on their porch lights. Everett Borough will have Trick or Treat on Oct. 28 from 6:30 to 8:30 p.m.
Classes offered free of charge.
GED and adult basic math and reading classes are offered for five hours each week in Bedford, Everett or Hyndman or at the CareerLink office. For more information, call Kim 814-443-3651, ext. 6133.
Everett parade is Oct. 26.
The annual Everett Halloween parade will be held Oct. 26 at 7:30 p.m. The parade will start at the east end of the borough and travel to the Everett Foodliner. To register, call Renee at 814-494-0368 or the Everett Flower Shop at 814-652-2533.
Classes begin Nov. 2.
Freedom From Smoking classes will be held every Tuesday, Nov. 2 through Dec. 14, from 4:30-6 p.m. at the Bedford County Chamber of Commerce Building, Bedford. The classes are hosted by the Lung Disease Foundation of Central PA. There is no fee to attend. Registration is required. Call 814-977-4455 to register or for more information.
Picnic, hike set for Oct. 17.
Southampton Historical Society annual picnic and hike will be held Oct. 17 at Sweet Root Park, near Chaneysville. A “Flintlocks & Fiddles” presentation will help attendees experience life as it was during the French & Indian War era. The picnic will begin at 1 p.m. At 2 p.m., people will have a choice to hike to the Salt Petre Cave or take a less strenuous hike to the former Lester Imes farm cemetery, which David Bradley wrote about in his book, “The Chaneysville Incident,” detailing runaway slaves who were buried there.
Fire company to host show, sale.
Alum Bank Fire Company will host its annual craft show and bake sale from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. Oct. 30 at the fire hall, 6738 King Saint Clair Road, near the intersection of routes 96 and 56, across from the Pleasantville Industrial Park. Orders are being accepted for homemade soups, including vegetable beef, beef noodle, and ham and bean. Donations of baked goods are welcome. Admission is free. For more information, call 814-935-7824. The Halloween Parade will begin at 7 p.m., with lineup at 6 p.m..