A chicken barbecue April 14 to benefit the American Cancer Society Relay For Life. Don’s Thumbs Up Gang will be selling chicken halves or dinners. Pick up sites are the Community Grove in Berlin or the old BP gas station on Grant Street in Meyersdale.
Grace United Methodist Church, 320 Felgar Road, Somerset, Italian Night dinner from 4 to 7 p.m. April 27. Takeout meals available. Profits will benefit the youth mission trip. 443-2906.
The Disabled American Veterans Chapter 127, Berlin, plans a bus trip to the Washington, D.C. monuments April 28. The bus leaves Berlin at 6 a.m. April 28. First stop for breakfast at Roy Rogers; second stop D.C. monuments (bring box lunch and drinks); third stop Golden Coral for dinner on return trip. Reservations by March 29. Terry J. Tressler, 828 National Highway, LaVale, Md., 301-729-0858 or 240-727-2526.
Community meal 5:30 to 7 p.m. April 21 at Zion Evangelical Lutheran Church, corner of Broadway and Center streets, Meyersdale. Taco bar, fajitas, chili, taco salad, Mexican lasagna, Spanish rice, chips and salsa, desserts. Proceeds to project fund.
Rockwood Mill Shoppes & Opera House
“Tribute to Billy Joel” featuring Lee Alverson 6 p.m. April 14. Amtrak’s National Train Day Festival in Rockwood 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. May 12. Rockwood Mill Shoppes & Opera House, 450 W. Main St., Rockwood. 814-926-4546. www.rockwoodmillshoppes.com.
Sequanota’s annual 5K Benefit Run/Walk 10 a.m. April 14. Registration will begin at 9 a.m. on the day of the race. The race is on moderately challenging cross country terrain on roads and wooded trails. Medals will be awarded to various age groups. Sequanota Camp and Conference Center is along Klines Mill Road, off Route 30, west of Jennerstown, 368 Sequanota Road, Boswell. For information or to register, call 814-629-6627 or www.sequanota.com. Rock-climbing tours of rock formations at camp and offsite in April and May. Beginners, intermediate and advanced climbers, ages 8 and up, can come to learn techniques for setting up climbs and safely exploring different climbing moves. Climbing guides are all Wilderness First Aid and CPR certified. www.sequanota.com or call 814-629-6627.
Coal Miners Café
Somerset County Blind Center annual fundraising dinner from 4:30 to 7 p.m. April 16 at the Coal Miners Café, 1644 E. Pitt St., Jennerstown. Menu includes homemade roast beef and desserts. 814-445-1310.
A Spring Fling Vendor Show sponsored by the Ladies Auxiliary 554, 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. April 14 at the Somerset VFW, 139 W. Union St., Somerset. Baked goods available. Various craft vendors.
Somerset Area School District Exhibit until April 23. Reception from 2 to 4 p.m. April 8. Gallery hours are 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. Tuesday to Thursday; 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Friday and noon to 4 p.m. Saturday. Closed Sundays, Mondays and holidays. Soundstage at the Education & Dance Center, 7 p.m. April 13. 814-443-2433. 601 Georgian Place, Somerset. 814-443-1835. www.laurelarts.org.
Seven Springs Mountain Resort