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Thursday, August 29, 2013 by KELLY LUTTERSCHMIDT Special to The Press in Columns

St. John's meets Sept. 9

The St. John's Friendly Fifties group will hold its 22nd anniversary meeting 1 p.m. Monday, Sept. 9, in the social hall, 1343 Newport Ave.

The rosary will be prayed at 11:30 a.m.

Lunch will follow in the social hall. Mike Skweir will provide the music.


Today, Aug. 29, is the deadline for tickets for the Friends of the Northampton Area Public Library's chartered bus trip to the Civil War Museum, Harrisburg, and the 13th Annual Civil War Reenactment Train Ride, Middletown, on Saturday, Sept. 21.

The bus will depart promptly at 8 a.m. from the Northampton Recreation Center, 1 Lerchenmiller Drive, and will arrive back at approximately 7 p.m.

This trip is open to everyone who would like to come, not just library patrons.

For cost and to sign up for the trip, visit the library, 1615 Laubach Ave., or call 610-262-7537.


Assumption BVM Church will hold its annual picnic Sunday, Sept. 8, at Egypt Memorial Park.

The event begins with a Mass at 11 a.m., then continues with music, games and food until 7 p.m. The Emil Schanta Band will perform at 3 and 7 p.m.


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