Unit of Church Women Hosting Human Rights Celebration
CWU: The Elgin-South Elgin Unit of Church Women United will hold the Human Rights Celebration at 12:30 p.m. today at First Presbyterian Church, 240 Standish St. in Elgin. There will be a covered dish luncheon; bring a dish to pass. The program, "Living the Challenge: Differently Enabled, Uniquely Called," will be led by Kaye Gamble from the Fox Valley Citizens for Peace and Justice.This annual event unites women and men of all faiths in a common worship experience held to honor individuals who have worked in the cause of human rights. The theme this year is "Living Our Legacy ... Driving the Movement." With emphasis on the history of Church Women United as they celebrate 70 years and honor all those who have worked for the cause of human rights through its history. This celebration is a time to honor people who have worked for the cause locally.
Pig roast: St. Peter Lutheran Church, 14N205 Reinking Road in Pingree Grove, will hold its annual pig roast from 3 to 7:30 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 8. Tickets are $10 or $5 for children under age 12. A bake sale also will be held. For details, call (847) 464-5440.
Harvest Fest: First Congregational Church of Dundee, 900 S. Eighth St. in West Dundee, is selling pumpkins and celebrating fall with Harvest Fest in October. Admission is free. Pumpkin sales begin on Oct. 9 and continue through Oct. 28. All pumpkins, all sizes will be sold for $5. On Oct. 15-16 and Oct. 22-23, the church will host special activities from noon to 5 p.m. Get your face painted, decorate a pumpkin or sign up for a Bag Toss Tournament. Or challenge Pastor Aaron James in a basketball shootout. There also will be an arts and crafts fair. For details, call (847) 426-2161, ext. 210, or visit www. …