Northampton Press

Thursday, June 21, 2018


Monday, June 12, 2017 by The Press in Columns


• St. John’s Friendly Fifties meeting, 1 p.m., in the social hall of St. John the Baptist Ukrainian Church, 1343 Newport Ave., Northampton

• Christ United Church of Christ, Little Moore, Vacation Bible School (VBS), 6:15-8:15 p.m., at 913 S. Mink Road, Danielsville. VBS continues until June 16. Information and registration: 610-837-3526

• Poetry reading and book signing by Gail Zimmerman Thomas, 6:30 p.m., at Whitehall Township Public Library, 3700 Mechanicsville Road. Information: 610-432-4339


• Eleventh annual North Catasauqua Small Town USA carnival, at North Catasauqua Park, 701 Grove St. The carnival continues until June 17.

• “Build a Better World” summer reading program (for ages 4-grade 12), 10:30-11:30 a.m., at Public Library of Catasauqua, 302 Bridge St. With assistance from members of Catasauqua Garden Club, attendees will plant a flower to take home.

• Indianland Garden Club meeting, 7 p.m., at Hope Lutheran Church, 4131 Lehigh Drive, Cherryville. Information: 610-767-1622

• Governor Wolf Historical Society meeting, 7 p.m., on the society’s campus, 6600 Jacksonville Road, East Allen Township. Information:


• Salute to the flag concert, 1-3 p.m., at Scottish Rite Cathedral, 1533 Hamilton St., Allentown. Information and cost: 610-437-3700


• Everything Is Awesome with LEGOS! event (for children, youth and teens), 11 a.m.-noon, at Whitehall Township Public Library, 3700 Mechanicsville Road. Information: 610-432-4339

• Storytime and crafts with Miss Veronica, 11 a.m., at Coplay Public Library, 49 S. Fifth St.

• Coplay Borough 150th anniversary celebration committee meeting, 7 p.m., in council chambers of borough hall, 98 S. Fourth St.

• Model Railroad Explorer Post 101 workshop, 7:30 p.m., on the second floor of Coplay Borough Hall, 98 S. Fourth St.


• Movie night: “Rogue One,” dusk (snack stand opens 7 p.m.), at Moore Township Recreation Center, between Monocacy Drive and English Road. Free. Information: 610-759-9949

• Polka and button box event, 7:30-10:30 p.m., at Veterans of Foreign Wars Post 4714, 1204 Main St., Northampton. Information: or 610-262-3891


• Flea market, 7 a.m., at Salem United Church of Christ, 2218 Community Drive, Moore Township. Information and to reserve a space: 610-759-5780

• Yard and bake sale (rain or shine), 8 a.m.-2 p.m., at Holy Trinity Memorial Lutheran Church, 604 Fourth St., Catasauqua

• Carwash, 9 a.m.-2 p.m., at Whitehall Bible Fellowship Church, 3300 Seventh St., Hokendauqua

• Lehigh Valley Civil War Days, 9 a.m.-9 p.m., at the Whitehall Parkway recreational area on Church Street, Whitehall. The event, organized by Friends of Camp Geiger, continues 9 a.m.-noon June 18. The battle of Hanover Courthouse, which took place in May of 1862, will be featured. The two phases of the battle will be reenacted 10:45 a.m. and 3 p.m. Local musician Ken Purcell will perform a twilight concert 7 p.m. Information and directions, or 610-837-7403

• Friends of Phoebe blood drive and jewelry sale, 10 a.m.-3 p.m., at Salem United Church of Christ, 2218 Community Drive, Moore Township. Information: church office at 610-759-1652

• Summer reading program kickoff event, 11 a.m., at Whitehall Township Public Library, 3700 Mechanicsville Road. Information: 610-432-4339

• Sounds of Summer music series featuring School’s Out Band, noon-2 p.m., at Lehigh Valley Mall, 250 Lehigh Valley Mall, Whitehall

• Dessert and a movie night: “God’s Not Dead 2,” 6 p.m., at Holy Cross Lutheran Church, 696 Johnson Road, Moore Township. Information: church office at 610-759-7363


• Historic Catasauqua Preservation Association’s Biery House is open, 1-4 p.m., at the site, 8 Race St. Information: Janice at 610-266-0255


• East Allen Township’s summer camp (ages 5-12), 9 a.m.-1 p.m., at Bicentennial Park, 5351 West Park Lane. Camp will continue until Aug. 3. Information and cost: Chuck Frantz at 610-262-7961, ext. 306; registration: municipal building, 5344 Nor-Bath Blvd., 8:30 a.m.-3:30 p.m. Monday through Friday

• Hokendauqua Park & Playground Association sign-ups (for fall baseball, softball and Whitehall Zephyr youth field hockey), 6-7:30 p.m., at the pavilion, Lehigh Street. Other dates include 6-7:30 p.m. June 28 and July 7. Information: Chris Hudak at

• Aqua Zumba, 6:30 p.m., at Parkway Pool, Second and Keefer streets, Coplay

• Vacation Bible School (for ages 3 to sixth grade), 6:30-8:30 p.m., at St. John’s Evangelical Lutheran Church, 835 Third St., Fullerton. VBS continues until June 23, with the closing program and lunch June 25. Information and registration: Lana at 610-533-1357

• Vacation Bible School (for ages 3 to sixth grade), 9 a.m.-noon, at Good Shepherd Lutheran Church, 1335 Old Carriage Road, Kreidersville. VBS will continue until June 23. Information and registration: church office at 610-262-9517 between 9 a.m. and 2 p.m. Monday through Friday or