Northampton Press

Tuesday, April 23, 2019

Happenings

Monday, April 22, 2019 by The Press in Columns

APRIL 22

• “Conversation about Memory Loss” (presented by LifeSpring in Home Care of Eastern Pennsylvania), 4 p.m., at Northampton Area Public Library, 1615 Laubach Ave. Information: 610-262-7537

APRIL 23

• Gentle chair yoga, 9:30-10:30 a.m., at Whitehall Active Community Center, 2301 Pine St., West Catasauqua. The class will continue April 25 and 30. Information, registration and cost: 610-437-3700

Churches are built in Bath community

Wednesday, April 17, 2019 by ED PANY Curator, Atlas Cement Company Memorial Museum in Columns

Today, I continue my visit to the new Bath Museum, 121 S. Walnut St., and recall the history of a neighboring community, whose roots go back to 1737.

As I wrote in the last column, many of the first settlers were of Scotch-Irish heritage. With the end of the Revolutionary War, many of the early Penn land deeds were in dispute, resulting in many of the early settlers moving to western Pennsylvania.

Catasauqua: Youth raise awareness to fight hunger

Wednesday, April 17, 2019 by The Press in Columns

Once again, the youth at Holy Trinity Memorial Lutheran Church, 604 Fourth St., will be taking part in a 30-hour famine to raise awareness and funds to fight hunger through World Vision. The famine starts noon April 19.

The youth group will also be sponsoring an Easter egg hunt 1 p.m. April 20 for ages 2-6. The event will be held in the grassy area at the church but will be inside if there is inclement weather.

Seven- to 10-year-old children will be inside decorating Easter gingerbread houses and will receive a goody bag.

Moore Township: Pie, cake, filling sale set for April 18

Wednesday, April 17, 2019 by The Press in Columns

Klecknersville Rangers Volunteer Fire Company, 2718 Mountain View Drive, is having its annual Easter pie, cake and filling sale 8 a.m.-4 p.m. April 18.

For more information, contact Stacy at 610-837-3465.

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Holy Cross Lutheran Church, 696 Johnson Road, is having an Easter egg hunt 11 a.m. April 20.

For more information, call the church at 610-759-7363.

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Emmanuel’s Evangelical Lutheran Church, 3175 Valley View Drive, Bath, is serving Easter breakfast April 21. There will be two seatings — 7:15 a.m. and 8:30 a.m.

Lehigh Township: Historical society schedules trout fishing derby April 27

Wednesday, April 17, 2019 by The Press in Columns

The Lehigh Township Historical Society is holding its second annual trout fishing derby fundraiser April 27 at the Indian Creek Fishing Farm, 3479 Mango Drive, Danielsville.

Registration begins 8 a.m., and fishing starts 9 a.m. No fishing license is required.

There is a fee. There will be food and refreshments.

In addition to a door prize and 50/50 drawing, a prize will be awarded for the largest fish.

The event is sponsored by Barry Haydt, Silfies Fuel LLC and David L. Hess Concrete Contracting LLC.

Coplay: No yard waste pickup April 19 in Coplay Borough

Wednesday, April 17, 2019 by The Press in Columns

Any yard waste materials must be in containers or bundled for the Friday collections.

There is no yard waste pickup April 19.

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Coplay Recreation & Welfare Association’s Easter egg hunt is set for 1 p.m. April 20 at St. Peter Roman Catholic Church, 4 S. Fifth St.

The various age groups — 1-2, 3-4, 5-6 and 7-8 — will line up on the southwest area of the lawn.

Along with prize eggs for the various age brackets, there will be additional goodies to ensure each child is part of the experience.

Allen/East Allen townships: Church hosts bingo

Wednesday, April 17, 2019 by The Press in Columns

St. Peter’s United Church of Christ, Seemsville, 8143 Valley View Road, will hold a bingo and tricky tray May 5.

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

Refreshments will be available for purchase.

For tickets, call 610-457-6368.

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Do you have news to share? Is your church committee, civic organization or Scout troop planning an event township residents would be interested in knowing about? Email the information to tklutter@ptd.net.

Northampton: St. Paul’s UCC hosts Good Friday storytelling event

Wednesday, April 17, 2019 by The Press in Columns

The stories of Jesus were told orally for years before they were written down in the Gospels. The Rev. Todd Fennell will tell the stories of Jesus’ last week from Mark’s Gospel 7:30 p.m. Good Friday, April 19, at St. Paul’s United Church of Christ, 19th Street and Lincoln Avenue.

A freewill offering will be received.

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Happenings

Monday, April 15, 2019 by The Press in Columns

APRIL 15

• Beading Club meeting, 1:30 p.m., at Whitehall Township Public Library, 3700 Mechanicsville Road. Information: 610-432-4339

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

• Open mic and jam night, 6:30 p.m., in the community room of Whitehall Township Public Library, 3700 Mechanicsville Road. Information: 610-432-4339

• Coplay Lions Club meeting, 7:15 p.m., at Coplay Saengerbund, 205 S. Fifth St.

APRIL 16

Bath: Social club plans ham raffle

Wednesday, April 10, 2019 by The Press in Columns

Bath Fire Company Social Club, 135 S. Walnut St., will be holding an Easter ham raffle April 13. Doors open 11:30 a.m. The public is welcome.

There will be 25 hams and 15 spins. Spins include five different selections. There will also be door prizes, and you must be present to win.

Hot meals and refreshments will be available.

For more information, call 610-837-1059.

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Klecknersville Rangers Volunteer Fire Company, 2718 Mountain View Drive, will be having a breakfast with the Easter Bunny 8 a.m.-noon April 14.