Northampton Press

Tuesday, September 17, 2019
Press photo by TinaMarie MartinProceeds from previous Coplay Community Days events were donated for the new $25,000 message board located at Coplay Community Plaza, North Second and Chestnut streets. This brings the project one step closer to completion. Press photo by TinaMarie MartinProceeds from previous Coplay Community Days events were donated for the new $25,000 message board located at Coplay Community Plaza, North Second and Chestnut streets. This brings the project one step closer to completion.

Coplay: Party set for June 15

Wednesday, June 12, 2019 by The Press in Columns

The Coplay 150th anniversary birthday party is scheduled for noon-10 p.m. June 15 at Samuel Balliet Stadium, 131 N. Eighth St.

The event is free to the public.

There will be food trucks.

Craig Thatcher Band will perform 1:15-3:30 p.m., followed by Philadelphia Funk Authority 4-6:30 p.m. and Brian Dean Moore Band 7-9:30 p.m.

Cat Country 96 radio station will broadcast live 7-8:30 p.m.

One-hundred-fifty candle lanterns will be released 9 p.m.

The night will end with a fireworks show 9:30 p.m.

While those attending are asked to bring lawn chairs and blankets for seating, a strict ban is being imposed on coolers and outside food and beverages.

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Coplay Parkway Pool, 2 Keefer St., opens June 17 and will be open noon-7 p.m.

The pool is staffed with certified lifeguards.

There will be special events scheduled.

Aqua Zumba classes will continue, taught by Tara Miller. Classes are 6:30-7:30 p.m. Mondays and Wednesdays. There is a fee.

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Coplay Public Library summer hours begin June 17. The library will be open 11 a.m.-7 p.m. Mondays through Wednesdays, 10 a.m.-7 p.m. Thursdays, 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Fridays and 10 a.m.-2 p.m. Saturdays.

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St. John’s Lutheran Church, 18 S. Third St., will again hold Vacation Bible School for the week of July 22. The theme is “Super Cool Underwater Bible Adventure.”

VBS is held 6:30-8:30 p.m. and is open to children ages 4-14. Younger children can participate with parental assistance.

Registrations are being taken in advance.

Further information can be obtained by calling 610-262-8325.