Here are a few events coming up in the Star’s coverage area and beyond:

Library will host car parade for ‘Queen of Storybooks’

The Murrysville Community Library will recognize retiring children’s services librarian Carol Siefken with an Oct. 24 car parade with a medieval theme celebrating Siefken as “The Queen of Storybooks.”

It will be at 2 p.m. in the library’s parking lot, 4130 Sardis Road in Murrysville.

Children are encouraged to make signs, decorate their cars and dress in costume. The library will also accept written memories and stories about Siefken, along with drawings and photos that will be included in a memory box.

Cards or letters can be sent to the library.

Upcoming public meetings

The following public meetings are scheduled in the Star’s coverage area:

• Murrysville council, 7 p.m., Oct. 21 at the municipal building, 4100 Sardis Road; also streamed live on Comcast public access Channel 19 and via

• Delmont council, 7 p.m., Oct. 13 at the borough building, 77 Greensburg St.

• Franklin Township Municipal Sanitary Authority, 6 p.m., Oct. 13 at the authority offices, 3001 Meadowbrook Road in Murrysville.

• Franklin Regional school board voting meeting, 7:30 p.m., Oct. 19, streamed live at

‘The Amazing Westmoreland Heritage Trail Race’

The Westmoreland Heritage Trail and Level Green Women’s Club will sponsor The Amazing Westmoreland Heritage Trail Race on Oct. 10 from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m.

The event is open to 1- and 2-person teams, and is a foot race with no bicycles, skates or dogs. All teams must have a digital camera or fully charged phone with photo capability.

The race/scavenger hunt will begin at B-Y Park, 1-6 Seventh Street in Trafford.

Registration is $30 per person or $50 per team, with a $5 general admission fee for spectators who want to cheer on the racers along the trail. Registration forms are available at and

There will also be a bingo card scavenger hunt held at 11 a.m. at B-Y Park, which is open to all ages. Bingo cards are $10.

First place in the race will win $300, with $175 and $75 payouts for second and third place, respectively.

It will be held rain or shine.

Murrysville library adds to ‘StoryWalk’

Murrysville Community Library staff have installed two additional stories to their “StoryWalk” along the wetlands trail at Murrysville Community Park.

Beginning at the Mayor Dorothy Pack Pavilion across from the park entrance on Wiestertown Road, families can walk along the trail while reading Kevin Lewis’s “The Runaway Pumpkin” and Louise Grieg and Julia Sarda’s “Sweep,” panel by panel.

Murrysville Community Park is at 4056 Wiestertown Road. “StoryWalk” is part of a partnership between the library and the Murrysville Recreation Department.

For more, call the library at 724-327-1102.

‘Ladies Day Out’ at Export Moose

The Export Moose will host an Oct. 11 “Ladies Day Out” featuring craft tables, vendors, food and live music by Nathan Shaffer.

It will be from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. at the Moose parking lot, 5906 Washington Ave.=

Patrick Varine is a Tribune-Review staff writer. You can contact Patrick at 724-850-2862, [email protected] or via Twitter .

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