Santa Maria Magdalena is gearing up for the annual San Rocco Italian Festival in Grandview Park.
This year's date is August 12, from noon to 4 p.m. The event is a joint venture of Santa Maria Magdalena Church and Friends of Grandview Park.
The day will open with a parade and Holy Mass, there will be a white elephant sale, Italian music, vendors, give-aways, games for the kids and the picking of the Italian Princess.
Sponsors and volunteers are needed to help on the planning board and during the day's events. For more information, contact Monsignor Victor Cianca at 412-586-5621, or visit Marcie Aikens, outreach director at the House at Bethany, 748 Warrington Ave, Allentown.