Northampton Press

Tuesday, August 21, 2018

Allen/East Allen townships: Send in your news!

Wednesday, August 8, 2018 by The Press in Columns

Do you have news to share with our readers? Email the information to tklutter@ptd.net, and I’ll include it in an upcoming column.

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Clam night at Lappawinzo Fish and Game, 25 Lappawinzo Road, will be held 4 p.m. Aug. 11.

The event is first come, first served and is open to the public.

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Lappawinzo Fish and Game will hold a breakfast 8 a.m.-noon Aug. 19.

There is a cost.

The event is open to the public.

Catasauqua: Toga Party Band comes to Catty park

Wednesday, August 8, 2018 by The Press in Columns

The Toga Party Band will perform 7-10 p.m. Aug. 10 at Catasauqua Park Amphitheater, 501 American St.

Come on out with your lawn chairs, blankets and refreshments for a fun music-filled evening!

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The Catasauqua High School Class of 1966 has completed its birthday party picnic plans. The picnic will take place 2 p.m. Sept. 15 at North Catasauqua William J. Albert Memorial Park, 701 Grove St.

It’s a BYOB, and the class will provide soda and water. It will be catered by Cathy’s Creative Catering & Cafe, and a cake will be provided.

Coplay: Charity event is planned for Saturday

Wednesday, August 8, 2018 by The Press in Columns

Each year, Sunday Pool League hosts a charity pool tournament and fundraiser to benefit a local cause or organization. This year, the league is pleased to announce that proceeds will be donated to Diakon Adoption & Foster Care, Lehigh Valley.

Diakon Adoption & Foster Care has one goal — to bring permanence to the lives of waiting children and youths. Through foster care, foster-to-adopt (legal-risk placements), special needs and domestic adoption, Diakon focuses on uniting children and youths with forever families.

Lehigh Township: Historical society plans open house

Wednesday, August 8, 2018 by The Press in Columns

Don’t forget about the open house at St. Paul’s Schoolhouse, run by Lehigh Township Historical Society, 10 a.m.-2 p.m. Aug. 11.

The schoolhouse is located at 780 Almond Road, Walnutport.

There will be a special presentation in the church fellowship hall 11:30 a.m. by Tammy Schane (Talks by Tammy) about the progressive movement of the early 20th century and how it was affected by World War I and the flu pandemic in 1918.

Snacks and drinks will be provided. Donations are welcome.

For more information, visit lehightownshiphistoricalsociety.org.

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Happenings

Monday, August 6, 2018 by The Press in Columns

AUG. 6

• Sound wave string art (for grades 6-12), 2 p.m., at Northampton Area Public Library, 1615 Laubach Ave. Information and registration: 610-262-7537

• New Bath Borough Hall celebration, 3-6 p.m. (open house) and 6 p.m. (ribbon-cutting ceremony), at the borough hall, 121 S. Walnut St.

• Movie: “Sing,” 5-7 p.m., at Coplay Public Library, 49 S. Fifth St. Information: 610-262-7351

AUG. 7

• Creation Station Club, 6:30-7:30 p.m., at Whitehall Township Public Library, 3700 Mechanicsville Road. Information: 610-432-4339

Bath: Emmanuel’s plans Aug. 5 ice cream social

Wednesday, August 1, 2018 by The Press in Columns

Emmanuel’s Lutheran Church, 3175 Valley View Drive, will be having an ice cream social 6:30 p.m. Aug. 5 in the fellowship hall.

Come and enjoy some ice cream with the Houston travelers as they celebrate and share stories of their time at the ELCA Youth Gathering.

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Emmanuel’s also has several prayer shawls available in the church office. If you or anyone you know might want one, please help yourself!

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Coplay: Church picnic is planned for Aug. 5

Wednesday, August 1, 2018 by The Press in Columns

St. Peter Catholic Church’s 64th annual parish picnic and homecoming is set for noon-10 p.m. Aug. 5 at its spacious grounds at 4 S. Fifth St.

The event begins with a polka Mass 10:30 a.m.

There will be food, including pierogies, pizza, cabbage and noodles, clam chowder, home-baked goods and more.

Large inflated rides and a little train ride for children are also part of the fun.

Bingo will be in the lower level in the church hall.

Emil Schanta Polka Band will provide the music 1-5 p.m., followed by Flirtin with the Mob band, 5:30-9:30 p.m.

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Northampton Area Public Library: Create art using sound waves Aug. 6

Wednesday, August 1, 2018 by The Press in Columns

The teen sound wave/string art program is scheduled 2 p.m. Aug. 6. Teens will learn about the science of sound waves by recording their favorite lyric or phrase, which will be transferred to wood where string art will be created from it.

Registration is required.

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The teen Guitar Hero tournament is set for 2 p.m. Aug. 13. This is a tournament-style competition playing Guitar Hero on the Wii.

Prizes will be awarded. Registration is required.

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Allen/East Allen townships: Breakfast will be served

Wednesday, August 1, 2018 by The Press in Columns

Lappawinzo Fish and Game, 25 Lappawinzo Road, will hold a breakfast 8 a.m.-noon Aug. 19.

There is a cost.

The event is open to the public.

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Reminder: Clam night at Lappawinzo Fish and Game will be held 4 p.m. Aug. 11.

The event is first come, first served and is open to the public.

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Do you have news to share with our readers? Email the information to tklutter@ptd.net, and I’ll include it in an upcoming column.