Briefs

Dice run Saturday

The Second Annual Fallen Soldier Memorial Dice Run will be held Aug. 16 with start and stop at Kane VFW, Wetmore Ave., Kane. Registration will begin at 10:30 a.m., with kickstands up at 11:30 a.m. There will be an escort ride to Gibbs Hill Cemetery for blessing of the bikes, and to pay respects to SSG Ken VanGiesen. Food, prizes and entertainment will follow the run. All proceeds will go to the SSG Ken VanGiesen Memorial, Fallen Soldiers Tribute Foundation.

Polka Sunday

The Slovenian Polka Boosters will have a picnic and dance from 2 to 6 p.m. Sunday, Aug. 17, at the Ridgway Moose CLub. The Mikey Dee Band of McKeesport will provide music for all types of dancing. For information, call Paul Leofsky at 563-7516.

Hot dogs Friday

The therapeutic activities group of BEi will man the hot dog wagon as a fund-raiser from 10:30 a.m. to 6 p.m. Friday at Thorne’s BiLo. The public is welcome to stop by for a hot dog and pop.