News-Herald (Perkasie, PA) - - CHURCH NEWS -

• DHGLFDWLRn FHUHPRnLHV for a fine arts gallery at Soud­er­ton Area High School fea­tur­ing works of Wal­ter E. Baum and H. Theodore Hallman will be held 10:30 a.m. Satur­day, Oct. 13 in the school au­di­to­rium.

The paint­ings have been part of the school’s art col­lec­tion since the 1940s, but this is the first time the 14 paint­ings are per­ma­nently dis­played as a col­lec­tion.

The ded­i­ca­tion cer­e­mony is part of homecoming ac- tiv­i­ties at the school. The pub­lic is in­vited to at­tend. In­for­ma­tion on the ded­i­ca­tion: [email protected]­er­tonsd. org or 215-723-2808.

• “Sto­ries from the Pearl S. Buck House: Lives Touched by the Legacy of Pearl S. Buck” is on dis­play un­til Nov. 9 at the Pearl S. Buck House, 520 Dublin Road in Hill­town.

An ex­cel­lent ex­am­ple of nine­teenth cen­tury ar­chi­tec­ture, the house holds a rich in­tact mu­seum col­lec­tion of Penn­syl­va­nia coun­try furni- ture along­side Chines dec­o­ra­tive screens, Chen Chi paint­ings and works by cel­e­brated artists. A high­light of the tour for many vis­i­tors is the desk and type­writer Buck used to write “The Good Earth.”

Some of her awards, in­clud­ing the No­bel and Pulitzer prizes and hon­orary col­lege de­grees are also on dis­play.

Guided tours are avail­able Tuesdays through Satur­days at 11 a.m, 1 p.m. and 2 p.m.,

and on Sun­days at 1 and 2 p.m.

Ad­mis­sion: $9 for adults; $8 for se­niors; and $6 for students. In­for­ma­tion: www. pearls­, pearls­buck­[email protected]­ or 215-249-0100 ext. 110.

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