Northampton Press

Tuesday, December 18, 2018

Happenings

Monday, December 17, 2018 by The Press in Columns

DEC. 17

• Christmas items sale (50 percent off), during regular business hours, at Catasauqua Community Thrift Shop, 113 Bridge St. The sale will continue until Dec. 22.

• Veterans outreach program (organized by state Rep. Jeanne McNeill, D-133rd), 10 a.m.-2 p.m., at McNeill’s office, 1080 Schadt Ave., Whitehall. A representative from the American Legion will continue to be in McNeill’s office on the third Monday of the month, unless otherwise noted. Information and to schedule an appointment: 610-266-1273

Riding through the cement district

Wednesday, December 12, 2018 by CURATOR, ATLAS CEMENT COMPANY MEMORIAL MUSEUM in Columns

Today, we are continuing our rail journey through our cement district. Mike Bednar and Ken Bealer, authors of “Trackside Around the Pennsylvania Cement District,” are our conductors.

The first stop is the Penn Dixie in Bath and Nazareth. The Penn Dixie was organized in 1926 with the merger of Pennsylvania and Penn Allen cement companies. The new plants were named Plant Nos. 4, 5 and 6. The company closed in 1979, with some buildings presently used by Lehigh Heidelberg Cement.

Lehigh Township: Final festival is Dec. 15

Wednesday, December 12, 2018 by The Press in Columns

Your last chance to experience the Festival of Trees will be 4-9 p.m. Dec. 15 in the red barn above the north parking lot at Bethany Wesleyan Church, 675 Blue Mountain Drive, Cherryville.

Come out and see a live nativity, Christmas videos, Christmas trees, refreshments and more.

All proceeds benefit Bethany Wesleyan Church missions.

For more information, visit bethanywes.org.

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Northampton: Head to Roxy for holiday fun

Wednesday, December 12, 2018 by The Press in Columns

Northampton Area Chamber of Commerce and Roxy Theatre will hold a holiday mixer and movie night Dec. 13 at the Roxy, 2004 Main St.

The mixer is 6-7 p.m., followed by the film “Holiday Inn” 7:30 p.m. Admission is a nonperishable food item, to be donated to Northampton Area Food Bank.

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Northampton Fire Department will hold its Santa Run Dec. 15. Gifts may be dropped off 6-8 p.m. Dec. 13 and 14 at the fire department, 4 Lerchenmiller Drive.

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Moore Township: Point Phillips club to host block shoot, ham raffle

Wednesday, December 12, 2018 by The Press in Columns

Point Phillips Rod & Gun Club, 1035 Smith Gap Road, is having a .22-caliber block shoot and ham raffle 7-10 p.m. Dec. 14.

Tickets are available at the bar.

Point Phillips will be hosting the Banned from the Ranch band for a Christmas carol sing-along 7-10 p.m. Dec. 24.

For more information, call 610-837-0310.

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Klecknersville Rangers Volunteer Fire Company, 2718 Mountain View Drive, is having a fill-the-box cookie sale 9 a.m.-2 p.m. Dec. 16.

There is a cost.

For more information, call 610-837-1901.

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Allen/East Allen townships: Lappawinzo to serve breakfast

Wednesday, December 12, 2018 by The Press in Columns

Lappawinzo Fish & Game, 25 Lappawinzo Road, will host a breakfast 8 a.m.-noon Dec. 16.

The event is open to the public. There is a cost.

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Reminder: Kreidersville Covered Bridge Association will hold a holiday tree-lighting celebration 4:30 p.m. Dec. 15 at the covered bridge.

Highlights of the event include holiday carols, hot chocolate, cookies, a bonfire and, of course, a special visit from Santa!

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Allen Township firefighters will be delivering gifts to residents beginning noon Dec. 16.

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Catasauqua: Christmas burlesque show scheduled for Dec. 15

Wednesday, December 12, 2018 by The Press in Columns

Mistletoe Nights: Who’s Naughty or Nice? burlesque show is set for 8-11 p.m. Dec. 15 at the Gas House Dance Hall, 311 Front St.

There is a cost. Bring a food donation for Manna on Main and receive a free gift.

The troupe consists of Miss China Doll, the Guinness record holder for largest fan dance; host and performer Geo; Ms. Sassy Chassis; and Diamond D’Light. Joining the group from Crufeli Sideshow and Circus Arts is Kiki Crufeli and Scorpino. Lehigh Valley comedian Tyler Rothrock will perform as well.

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Happenings

Monday, December 10, 2018 by The Press in Columns

DEC. 10

• Cupcake-decorating program for children (with Blondie’s Rebecca Zukowski-Gillespie), 6 p.m., at Public Library of Catasauqua, 302 Bridge St. Information and registration (required): 610-264-4151

• Christmas craft (for adults), 6 p.m., at Northampton Area Public Library, 1615 Laubach Ave. Information and registration (required): 610-262-7537

• Holiday chorus concert, 7 p.m., in the gymnasium of Moore Elementary School, 2835 Mountain View Drive, Bath

Allen/East Allen townships: Tree lighting to be held at Kreidersville bridge

Wednesday, December 5, 2018 by The Press in Columns

Kreidersville Covered Bridge Association will hold a holiday tree-lighting celebration 4:30 p.m. Dec. 15 at the covered bridge.

Highlights of the event include holiday carols, hot chocolate, cookies, a bonfire and, of course, a special visit from Santa!

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Lappawinzo Fish & Game, 25 Lappawinzo Road, will host a breakfast 8 a.m.-noon Dec. 16.

The event is open to the public. There is a cost.

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Allen Township firefighters will be delivering gifts to residents beginning noon Dec. 16.

There is a cost to participate.