Auditions for Civic Theatre of Allentown's 2012 production of "A Christmas Carol" are Oct. 15 and 16 in the rehearsal hall, 19th Street Theatre, 527 N. 19th St., Allentown.
Auditions are 5:30 p.m. Oct. 15 for ages 6-15, and 6:30 p.m. Oct. 16 for 16 and older. All roles are open. A teenager who wants to audition for the role of an adult should attend the adult audition.
The Allentown Art Museum of the Lehigh Valley launches its fall lineup of exhibitions and events in its upstairs galleries with a "Black & White Preview Party," 6 - 8 p.m. Oct. 6.
The exhibits, opening Oct. 7, represent strong connections to eastern Pennsylvania.
Internationally-known Abstract Expressionist Franz Kline grew up in Lehighton, 25 miles north of Allentown. The exhibit, "Franz Kline: Coal and Steel," in the Scheller Gallery, emphasizes how the area's coal mines and railroads influenced his artistic vision.
Student filmmakers are invited to participate in the Emmaus Arts Commission's 7th Annual Student Horror Film Festival.
Interested students may attend the kick-off meeting, a free, "how-to" class, 6 p.m. Oct. 11, Emmaus High School.
Students in middle school and high school from around the country are eligible to participate in the annual festival.
During the kick-off event, participants are provided filmmaking tips and techniques and given theme and genre for their film.
Each year, The Baum School of Art holds an annual gala, bringing together donors and local organizations in support of the community efforts of the school, and honors those whose service and generosity has made an impact on the local arts community.
Northampton's boys soccer team had a big win over Whitehall recently, shutting out the Zephs 2-0.
The win was Northampton's fourth straight and was helped by senior Tyler Davis, who scored a goal and assisted on another.
Both squads seemed flat to start the match. There was a lot of play in the midfield for both teams but neither could really get the shots coming.
Editor's Note: Duke Helm, the District 11 statistician provides the District 11 Football Notes. These note are after week 3 of the high school season.
Liberty's KJ Williams caught three TD passes against Nazareth to become the all-time school leader in TD catches. Williams now has 17 for his career, breaking Joe Donaher's record of 15 TD catches set from 1965-67. Williams now has 1,046 yards receiving in his career to become the fifth Hurricane to accomplish that.
The field hockey team hosts a car wash.
My birthday will be here soon. I will celebrate it by doing absolutely nothing.
I have jokingly dubbed my birthday "National Do Nothing Productive Day." It's not celebrated nationally but it should be. It's not that I think my birthday is worthy of becoming a holiday, but rather that I believe modern life has become overscheduled, making it necessary to actively seek time to do nothing.
The fifth annual National Take Back Day drug collection has been scheduled for Saturday, Sept. 29, from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m.
Expired and unused prescription and over-the-counter medications, inlcuding pet medications, will be accepted at 16 sites in Lehigh County. Among them are:
· Catasauqua Police Department, 118 Bridge St., Catasauqua
· Slatington Police Department, 125 S. Walnut St., Slatington;
· Pennsylvania State Police, Bethlehem station, 2930 Airport Road, Hanover Township, Lehigh County;
Alarms summon police
Residential fire alarms brought borough police and the fire department out on two separate calls Sept 23.
One alarm was at 10 N. Front St. where the alarm was sounding at apartment 11. The residents there had been cooking bacon that activated the alarm, police said.
The other alarm was at 11 N. Front St. where the fire alarm came from apartment A-2, police said.
A check found no fire taking place, police said.
Officers respond alarm