Big Lots will celebrate the opening of its new store in Springettsbury Township with a ribbon-cutting ceremony.

The event is 9 a.m. Friday, Oct. 19, at 2980 Whiteford Road.

During the celebration, Big Lots district manager Jeff Ferencic will present $2,500 to North Hills Elementary School. Kevin Youcheff, North Hill's principal, will accept the check on the school's behalf.

Big Lots offers a wide range of bargain-priced merchandise, including brand-name closeouts, seasonal products, consumables, furniture, housewares, toys, and gifts.

The Springettsbury Township store will open for business Oct. 11. The store's hours will be 9 a.m. to 9 p.m. Mondays through Saturdays and 10 a.m. to 7 p.m. Sundays.