Northampton Press

Wednesday, February 20, 2019
Above: Pam Brinkman, of Northampton, shows a wreath to Vicki Grube, of Hanover Township, during Holy Trinity Lutheran Church’s recent flea market. Above: Pam Brinkman, of Northampton, shows a wreath to Vicki Grube, of Hanover Township, during Holy Trinity Lutheran Church’s recent flea market.
Left: Frankie Ferrara and his grandmother Mary Fry, of Northampton, take a cupcake and barbecue break during the event at the 1235 Main St. church.PRESS PHOTOS BY AL RECKER Left: Frankie Ferrara and his grandmother Mary Fry, of Northampton, take a cupcake and barbecue break during the event at the 1235 Main St. church.PRESS PHOTOS BY AL RECKER

Northampton: Food bank to hold walkathon

Wednesday, October 24, 2018 by The Press in Columns

Northampton Area Food Bank will hold its Halloween walkathon Oct. 27.

Registration begins 8:30 a.m. at the food bank, 1601 Canal St. The walk starts 9 a.m., rain or shine. Those planning to attend are encouraged to walk in costume. Sponsor sheets are available at the food bank. Participants may also bring their own sheet to the registration area.

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Halloween Wheels on the Canal will be held 10 a.m.-3 p.m. Oct. 27 at Canal Street Park. Rain date is Nov. 3.

The car show is open to all vehicles. Event organizers are seeking independent sales vendors, craft vendors and food vendors to participate.

There is a registration fee. All vendors must be preregistered. Vehicles can either preregister or register at the event. Registration begins 8 a.m.

Other highlights of the day include a basket raffle, deejay and a toy collection to benefit Toys for Tots.

This is a not-for-profit event with all proceeds going to help veterans. All proceeds will be split between Mission 22 and Blue Star Mothers of America, Lehigh Valley Chapter No. 201.

For more information, email HalloweenWheelsOnTheCanal@gmail.com; call 610-440-2407; or visit the group’s Facebook page, Halloween Wheels on the Canal.

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Reminder: Veterans of Foreign Wars Post 4714, Main Street and Laubach Avenue, has planned the following activities this month.

• Oct. 26, 9 p.m., Halloween party with DJ PK

• Oct. 27, 7 p.m., performance by Tommy Zito

• Oct. 31, 8 p.m., karaoke with DJ PK

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Assumption of the Blessed Virgin Mary Church, 2181 Washington Ave., will hold a breakfast 8:30 a.m.-noon Oct. 28.

The public is welcome.

Tickets will be sold at the door.

For more information, call 610-262-2559.

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Quota Club International of Northampton will be celebrating 90 years of existence and service to the community at an Oct. 28 dinner and program, held 12:30-3 p.m. at Northampton Banquet & Event Center, 1601 Laubach Ave.

This group undertakes several projects each year to benefit needs within our communities, such as Northampton Area Food Bank, Santa shopping, speech and hearing scholarships and more.

For cost and information on attending the event, contact Anita at 610-984-5187.

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Trick-or-treat night in the borough is planned for 6-8 p.m. Oct. 31.

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The Women of St. Paul’s United Church of Christ, 19th Street and Lincoln Avenue, is holding a breakfast social 8-11:30 a.m. Nov. 3. The menu includes eggs, sausage, pancakes, hash browns, toast and beverage.

There is a cost.

For more information, call Brenda at 610-262-3813.

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St. John’s Friendly Fifties will meet 1 p.m. Nov. 12 in the social hall of the church, 1343 Newport Ave. Singer Donna Parsons will entertain.

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Holy Trinity Lutheran Church, 1235 Main St., is planning a designer bag bingo Nov. 17.

Doors open 11:30 a.m., The games begin 1 p.m.

The prizes will include items from Kate Spade, Michael Kors, Vera Bradley and Coach collections.

A ticket includes 20 games. Specials will be sold separately. A Chinese auction is also planned.

Refreshments will be available for purchase.

For tickets, call 610-262-2668. Proceeds benefit the church’s building fund.

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Assumption of the Virgin Mary Ukrainian Orthodox Church, 1301 Newport Ave., is holding a nut roll sale. Varieties include apricot, lekvar, nut, poppy seed, red raspberry and pumpkin cheese.

Pickup is 9 a.m.-noon Dec. 8 at the church. Deadline to order is Nov. 26. Call Marty at 610-682-4458, Helen at 610-261-4575 or Linda at 610-262-0265.

The church is also taking orders for potato and cheese pierogies. Call Helen at 610-261-4575 for details.

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