Hollidaysburg Church of the Brethren, 1028 Penn St., will accept donations of clothing and non-perishable food from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. July 12.
The church parking lot will serve as a collection site for the American Rescue Workers. Donors will receive a tax receipt.
Faith Baptist Cafe, 315 40th St., will serve a picnic lunch of hamburgers, hot dogs, potato salad, watermelon and dessert from 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. Saturday at Faith Baptist Church.
The Lighthouse, Morning Star Ministries, 4886 Route 240 Highway, Cherry Tree, will hold a family and gospel music festival from Wednesday through July 13. Activities will be held throughout the day with a chicken barbecue from noon to 2 p.m. Sunday. For more information, call 724-254-2991.
The Discalced Carmelite Nuns of the Monastery of St. Therese of Lisieux in Loretto will conduct the fifth novena of 2014 to Our Lady of Mount Carmel and St. Therese (the Little Flower) from Tuesday to July 16 at the Carmelite Monastery Chapel.
Those who desire to share in these spiritual exercises and in the private prayers of the Carmelite nuns during the novena may send petitions to Mother Prioress, Discalced Carmelite Monastery, PO Box 57, Loretto, PA 15940.