The youth group at Shepherd of the Hills United Church of Christ will be participating in the Whitehall Relay for Life June 20-21. At the relay, held at the Whitehall High School stadium, the group will host a Chinese auction fundraiser to benefit the American Cancer Society.
Also at Shepherd of the Hills, vacation Bible school will be held July 14-18, 6 to 8:30 p.m. The theme this year is "Weird Animals," a habitat filled with Bible-learning experiences. Children will use their five senses, take part in team-building games and will learn some fun Bible songs. There will also be a chance to participate in a hands-on mission project in which they will help provide water for school children in India.
The program is for ages 3 through sixth grade who are entering seventh in the fall. Teens may participate as crew leaders, assisting with younger children.
The church is located at 4129 S. Church St., Whitehall.
To register, go to www.groupvbspro.com/vbs/ez/sothlc
Egypt Community Church and Whitehall Mennonite Church invite children, ages 3 to 12 years old, to vacation Bible school 2014. The theme is "Weird Animals – Where Jesus's Love Is One-Of-A-Kind."
VBS will be held at Egypt Community Church, 4129 South Church St., 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. July 7-11. There will be games, crafts, live animals and much more. To register, go to: www.Egyptucc.com and click on the VBS link or www.whitehallmennonitechurch.org.
The Cement Belt Fair opens June 23-28, with rides, music, food and lots of family fun 6-10 p.m. each day. It's at the Victor Talotta Park, at Route 329 and Fornaciari Drive, Cementon.