Northampton Press

Tuesday, November 19, 2019

Happenings

Monday, September 30, 2019 by The Press in Columns

SEPT. 30

• Basket raffle begins, during regular library hours, at Whitehall Township Public Library, 3700 Mechanicsville Road. The event ends noon Oct. 14. Information and cost: 610-432-4339

• Sip and Shop event (benefiting Lehigh County Humane Society), 5-6:30 p.m., at D&S Florist, 107 Chestnut St., Bath

• Game night, 5-7 p.m., at Coplay Public Library, 49 S. Fifth St. Information: 610-262-7351

OCT. 1

• Fall walking club (organized by East Allen Township Parks and Recreation Department), 9-10 a.m., at Bicentennial Park West, East Allen Township. The event will continue Tuesdays and Thursdays. Information: Chuck Frantz at 610-262-7961, ext. 306

• Gentle chair yoga, 9:30-10:30 a.m., at Whitehall Active Lifestyle Center, 2301 Pine St., West Catasauqua. The class will continue Tuesdays and Thursdays until Oct. 31. Information, cost and registration: 610-437-3700

• Tai Chi exercise, 12:30-1:30 p.m., at Whitehall Active Lifestyle Center, 2301 Pine St., West Catasauqua. The class will continue 12:30-1:30 p.m. Tuesdays and 1-2 p.m. Fridays until Oct. 29. Information, cost and registration: 610-437-3700

• Anniversary event (to celebrate 30 years of business), 12:30-1:30 p.m., at Bridgeway Academy, 334 Second St., Catasauqua

• Moorestown Garden Club meeting, 7 p.m., at Salem United Church of Christ, 2218 Community Drive, Moore Township. Information: 610-759-1652

• Quilting and sewing, 8:30 a.m.-1:30 p.m., at Lehigh Valley Active Life, 1633 W. Elm St., Allentown. Information: 610-437-3700

• Drop-in studio arts, 9-11:30 a.m., at Lehigh Valley Active Life, 1633 W. Elm St., Allentown. Information, registration and cost: 610-437-3700

• Cribbage, 1-5 p.m., at Lehigh Valley Active Life, 1633 W. Elm St., Allentown. Information: 610-437-3700

• Mah Jongg, 1-5 p.m., at Lehigh Valley Active Life, 1633 W. Elm St., Allentown. Information: 610-437-3700

• Latin Salsa band rehearsal, 7:30-9:30 p.m., at Lehigh Valley Active Life, 1633 W. Elm St., Allentown. Information: 610-437-3700

OCT. 2

• Blessing of the pets (on a leash or in a carrier), 7:45 a.m., in the church parking lot of St. Elizabeth of Hungary Roman Catholic Church, 618 Fullerton Ave., Fullerton

• Stretch and strength class, 10-11 a.m., at Whitehall Active Lifestyle Center, 2301 Pine St., West Catasauqua. The class will continue Wednesdays and Fridays until Oct. 30. Information, cost and registration: 610-437-3700

• Catasauqua Garden Club meeting, 1 p.m., at Slovak Center Social Club, 1233 Fifth St., North Catasauqua

• Moore Township Athletic Association meeting, 8 p.m., in the all-purpose room of Moore Elementary School. Information: mtaaredhawks.org

• Arts and crafts, 9-11:30 a.m., at Lehigh Valley Active Life, 1633 W. Elm St., Allentown. Information and cost: 610-437-3700

• S.A.G.E. (Senior Activities for Growth and Enrichment), noon-2 p.m., at Lehigh Valley Active Life, 1633 W. Elm St., Allentown. Information: 610-437-3700

• Dance, 1-4 p.m., in the Trexler Room of Lehigh Valley Active Life, 1633 W. Elm St., Allentown. Information and cost: 610-437-3700

• Diamond painting, 2-4 p.m., at Lehigh Valley Active Life, 1633 W. Elm St., Allentown. Information and cost: 610-437-3700

• Marine Corps League Northampton County Detachment 298 meeting, 7 p.m., at 1621 Lehigh St., Easton. All active-duty and honorably discharged Marines, FMF corpsmen and FMF chaplains are welcome. Information: jimmineousmc@rcn.com, norcomcl.org or on Facebook at Marine Corps League Northampton County Detachment 298

OCT. 3

• Fall walking club (organized by East Allen Township Parks and Recreation Department), 9-10 a.m., at Bicentennial Park West, East Allen Township. The event will continue Tuesdays and Thursdays. Information: Chuck Frantz at 610-262-7961, ext. 306

• Gentle chair yoga, 9:30-10:30 a.m., at Whitehall Active Lifestyle Center, 2301 Pine St., West Catasauqua. The class will continue Tuesdays and Thursdays until Oct. 31. Information, cost and registration: 610-437-3700

• Craft show and direct sales associate fair, 10 a.m.-3 p.m., at Klecknersville Rangers Volunteer Fire Company, 2718 Mountain View Drive, Moore Township. Information: Stacy at 610-837-3465

• Storytime and crafts, 11 a.m.-noon, at Coplay Public Library, 49 S. Fifth St. Information: 610-262-7351

• Best Years senior group meeting (for 50 and older), 11 a.m., at Doughboy’s Pizza, 230 W. Moorestown Road, Wind Gap. Information and to sign up: Loretta at 610-837-6671

• Halloween parade, 6:30 p.m., starting near the Schadt Avenue Playground parking lot and continuing around Whitehall-Coplay School District. Information: Whitehall Township Recreation Department at 610-437-5524, ext. 160; tcocca@whitehalltownship.com; mdragovits@whitehalltownship.com; or whitehalltownship.org

• Quilting and sewing, 8:30 a.m.-1:30 p.m., at Lehigh Valley Active Life, 1633 W. Elm St., Allentown. Information: 610-437-3700

• Lehigh Valley Pops orchestra practice, 9-10:30 a.m., at Lehigh Valley Active Life, 1633 W. Elm St., Allentown. Information: 610-437-3700

• Knit and chat, 9-11 a.m., at Lehigh Valley Active Life, 1633 W. Elm St., Allentown. Information: 610-437-3700

• Current events discussion, 2-3:30 p.m., at Lehigh Valley Active Life, 1633 W. Elm St., Allentown. Information: 610-437-3700

OCT. 4

• Stretch and strength class, 10-11 a.m., at Whitehall Active Lifestyle Center, 2301 Pine St., West Catasauqua. The class will continue Wednesdays and Fridays until Oct. 30. Information, cost and registration: 610-437-3700

• Book and bake sale, 11 a.m.-4 p.m., at Coplay Public Library, 49 S. Fifth St. The sale will continue Oct. 5. Information: 610-262-7351

• Tai Chi exercise, 1-2 p.m., at Whitehall Active Lifestyle Center, 2301 Pine St., West Catasauqua. Information, cost and registration: 610-437-3700

• Basket social, bake sale and flea market, 4-7 p.m., at Presbyterian Church of Catasauqua, Second and Pine streets. The event will continue 9 a.m.-noon Oct. 5. Information: 610-264-2595

• Cash bingo, basket raffle and 50/50 raffle (organized by Whitehall Historical Preservation Society), 6:30-8:30 p.m., at Commitment to Family and Community, 165 Cherry St., Coplay

• Haunted Hayride (organized by Whitehall Township Fire Department), 7-11 p.m., at Whitehall Parkway, 4689 S. Church St. The event will continue every Friday and Saturday in October.

• Drop-in studio arts, 9-11:30 a.m., at Lehigh Valley Active Life, 1633 W. Elm St., Allentown. Information, cost and registration: 610-437-3700

• Jazz band workshop, 9-11 a.m., at Lehigh Valley Active Life, 1633 W. Elm St., Allentown. Information: 610-437-3700

• Life sharing discussion group, 1-3 p.m., at Lehigh Valley Active Life, 1633 W. Elm St., Allentown. Information: 610-437-3700

• Pinochle, 7 p.m., in the Trexler Room of Lehigh Valley Active Life, 1633 W. Elm St., Allentown. Information and cost: 610-437-3700

OCT. 5

• Basket social, bake sale and flea market, 9 a.m.-noon, at Presbyterian Church of Catasauqua, Second and Pine streets. Information: 610-264-2595

• Electronic recycling event (fees may apply), 9 a.m.-noon, at Northampton Banquet and Event Center, 1601 Laubach Ave. Information: mooretownship.org/forms/2019EwasteEvents.pdf

• Fall bazaar, 9 a.m.-1 p.m., at Christ United Church of Christ, Little Moore, 913 S. Mink Road, Danielsville. Information: 610-837-6051

• Book and bake sale, 11 a.m.-4 p.m., at Coplay Public Library, 49 S. Fifth St. Information: 610-262-7351

• Open house, 10 a.m., at Catasauqua Fire Department, 90 Bridge St.

• Car show (rain or shine), 10 a.m.-2 p.m., on the Whitehall-Coplay School District campus, 3800 Mechanicsville Road. Information: Eric Eberhardt at eberhardteric@aol.com

• Fall festival (rain or shine), 11 a.m.-3 p.m., in the parking lot of Whitehall High School, 3800 Mechanicsville Road

• Fall festival, 11 a.m.-7 p.m., at Klecknersville Rangers Volunteer Fire Company, 2718 Mountain View Drive, Moore Township. Information: 610-837-3465

• Fest O’ Fall, noon-5 p.m., at Biery House, 8 Race St., and George Taylor House, Lehigh and Poplar streets, both in Catasauqua. Rain date is Oct. 6.

• Spaghetti dinner (organized by Boy Scout Troop 93), 4-7 p.m., at St. Paul’s United Church of Christ, 19th Street and Lincoln Avenue, Northampton

• Ham supper, 4-7 p.m., at Salem United Church of Christ, 2218 Community Drive, Moore Township. Information, cost and advance tickets (required): 610-759-1652

• Anniversary service, 5 p.m., at Salem United Church of Christ, 615 Third St., Catasauqua

• Haunted Hayride (organized by Whitehall Township Fire Department), 7-11 p.m., at Whitehall Parkway, 4689 S. Church St. The event will continue every Friday and Saturday in October.

• Yard sale, 7 a.m.-2 p.m., at CrossPoint, 1414 Pennsylvania Ave., Bethlehem. Information: 610-866-1388

• Genealogy class, 1-4 p.m., at Lehigh Valley Active Life, 1633 W. Elm St., Allentown. Information and cost: 610-437-3700

OCT. 6

• Basket social, 8:30 a.m., at St. John’s United Church of Christ, 575 Grape St., Fullerton. Information: 610-264-8421

• Edward M. Kennedy Democratic Association (Coplay Democratic Club) meeting, 1 p.m., at Paulie’s Family Restaurant, 1214 Chestnut St., Coplay

• Designer purse bingo (benefiting Team Coltan and Make-A-Wish), 1:30 p.m. (doors open noon), at St. Peter Roman Catholic Church, 4 S. Fifth St., Coplay. Information, cost, tickets and to donate: Kim at 610-217-6540 or ktiburzi@ptd.net or Robin at 484-951-6512 or robinweston75@gmail.com

• Blessing of the animals (on a leash or in a crate), 4 p.m., at Emmanuel’s Lutheran Church, 3175 Valley View Drive, Moore Township

• Whitehall-Coplay Hunger Initiative free community meal, 4-6:30 p.m., at Muslim Association of Lehigh Valley, 1988 Schadt Ave., Whitehall. Information: 610-799-6223

• Pinochle, 1:30 p.m., in the Trexler Room of Lehigh Valley Active Life, 1633 W. Elm St., Allentown. Information and cost: 610-437-3700

OCT. 7

• Spirit night (benefiting Sheckler Elementary School’s Home and School group), 5-8 p.m., at Chick-fil-A, 2610 MacArthur Road, Whitehall. Mention you are there for the event.

• Arts and crafts, 9-11:30 a.m., at Lehigh Valley Active Life, 1633 W. Elm St., Allentown. Information and cost: 610-437-3700

• Intro to Computer I, 9-10:30 a.m., at Lehigh Valley Active Life, 1633 W. Elm St., Allentown. The class will continue Mondays, Wednesdays and Fridays until Oct. 18. Information, cost and registration: 610-437-3700

• Good Vibrations chorus practice, 9:30-11 a.m., at Lehigh Valley Active Life, 1633 W. Elm St., Allentown. Information: 610-437-3700

• Card and games, 11:30 a.m., at Lehigh Valley Active Life, 1633 W. Elm St., Allentown. Information: 610-437-3700

• S.A.G.E. (Senior Activities for Growth and Enrichment), noon-2 p.m., at Lehigh Valley Active Life, 1633 W. Elm St., Allentown. Information: 610-437-3700

• Diamond painting, 2-4 p.m., at Lehigh Valley Active Life, 1633 W. Elm St., Allentown. Information and cost: 610-437-3700

• Pinochle, 7 p.m., in the Trexler Room of Lehigh Valley Active Life, 1633 W. Elm St., Allentown. Information: 610-437-3700