Northampton Press

Sunday, October 22, 2017

Bath: Open house is set

Wednesday, October 11, 2017 by The Press in Columns

The Bath Fire Department, 121 Center St., will be having an open house 11 a.m.-3 p.m. Oct. 14. You will have the chance to meet your local firefighters and see rescue demonstrations. There will be food, a moon bounce and much more.


Emmanuel Lutheran Church’s junior youth group, grades 1-6, is having its trip to Seiple Farms Oct. 21. Meet 10 a.m. at the church, located at 3175 Valley View Drive.

There will be hayrides, pumpkin picking (each child will be given $5 toward a pumpkin), farm animals and even a small corn maze.

RSVP to Kristin Butz at 484-241-8285.

Catasauqua: Catasauqua Club plans Oct. 15 breakfast

Wednesday, October 11, 2017 by The Press in Columns

The Catasauqua Club, 226 Pine St., will be holding its breakfast 9 a.m.-noon Oct. 15.

The menu includes eggs, bacon, ham, sausage, crepes, French toast, potatoes, soup, fruit cup and drinks. Eggs Benedict and omelets made to order are also on the menu.

Reservations are suggested. Call the club at 610-264-1771.


The George Taylor House Committee will hold its next meeting 7 p.m. Oct. 17 at the GTH pavilion, Lehigh and Poplar streets.


The Suburban North YMCA is sponsoring Debbie’s Dash, the Debbie Linton Memorial 5K Oct. 21.

Coplay: Parade set for Oct. 17

Wednesday, October 11, 2017 by The Press in Columns

Coplay Recreation & Welfare Association’s community parade is set for Oct. 17.

First held in the mid-1950s, the parade has not missed a beat for more than six decades, as large crowds still gather on sidewalks along Second and Chestnut streets. Unlike some parades where judges award prizes to first-place recipients in various categories such as bands, floats and marching groups, Coplay Recreation & Welfare gives each entry a stipend for participation.

Northampton: Exchange Club plans craft fair

Wednesday, October 11, 2017 by The Press in Columns

Northampton Exchange Club will hold a fall craft fair and tricky tray 10 a.m.-3 p.m. Oct. 15 at Northampton Banquet & Event Center, 1601 Laubach Ave.

More than 70 crafters and direct sales vendors will have displays.

Admission and parking are free.

Luncheon foods and beverages will be available for purchase.


The Siegfried Railroad Station, home of the Northampton Area Historical Society, will be open to visitors for the last time this year Oct. 15. Hours are 1-4 p.m. The station is located on West 21st Street (Route 329).


Monday, October 9, 2017 by The Press in Columns

OCT. 9

• St. John’s Friendly Fifties meeting, 1 p.m., in the social hall of St. John the Baptist Ukrainian Church, 1343 Newport Ave., Northampton

• Woman’s Club of Whitehall meeting, 7 p.m., at Faith Evangelical Lutheran Church, 3355 MacArthur Road, Hokendauqua

OCT. 10

• Coplay Recreation & Welfare Association community food bank is open, 8:30-10 a.m., in the basement of borough hall, 98 S. Fourth St.

• Intro to Microsoft Word class, 6 p.m., at Whitehall Township Public Library, 3700 Mechanicsville Road. Information: 610-432-4339

Northampton Area Public Library: Library has Teen Read Week coming up

Wednesday, October 4, 2017 by The Press in Columns

Teen Read Week at Northampton Area Public Library will be held Oct. 8-14. Get caught reading in the library and receive a prize!

Kids can also take part in our bookmark contest.


The library’s autumn basket social will be Oct. 13 at Northampton Banquet & Event Center, 1601 Laubach Ave. Doors open 6 p.m., and tickets will stop being sold 7:45 p.m. Numbers will be called 8 p.m. Participants do not need to be present to win.

Catasauqua: Basket social planned

Wednesday, October 4, 2017 by The Press in Columns

Presbyterian Church of Catasauqua, 210 Pine St., will be having a basket social, featuring many different baskets, 4-7 p.m. Oct. 6 and 9 a.m.-noon Oct. 7.

There will also be a bake sale, flea market tables and food. The food available for purchase Friday will be hot dogs, barbecue, potato salad, pierogies, potato chips, pickles and hot and cold beverages. Saturday morning breakfast will consist of eggs, pancakes, meat, home fries, doughnuts and hot and cold beverages.

For more information, contact Ann at 610-821-0568 or

Lehigh Township: Cherryville church plans basket social

Wednesday, October 4, 2017 by The Press in Columns

Many beautiful baskets will be raffled off at the 23rd annual fall basket social Oct. 13 at Hope Lutheran Church, 4131 Lehigh Drive, Cherryville.

The walk-in social will start 4 p.m., and the drawing will begin 7:30 p.m. Winners will be notified via phone that same evening.

Delicious homemade foods, baked goods and other refreshments also will be available.

The proceeds will benefit Hope Lutheran Church’s maintenance fund.

For more information, call the church office at 610-767-7203.


Northampton: Grace United Church of Christ plans Oct. 14 halupki dinner

Wednesday, October 4, 2017 by The Press in Columns

Grace United Church of Christ, 902 Lincoln Ave., will hold a halupki dinner 4-7 p.m. Oct. 14.

There is a cost. The meal — which can be enjoyed in the social hall or taken home — includes two halupkies, mashed potatoes, roll and butter, cupcake and beverages.

For details, call 610-262-7186.


Reminder: Oktoberfest is planned for 7:30-10:30 p.m. Oct. 6 at Northampton Veterans of Foreign Wars Post 4714, Main Street and Laubach Avenue.

Karaoke with Crazy K is set for 8-11 p.m. Oct. 14.

Moore Township: Fall bazaar is set

Wednesday, October 4, 2017 by The Press in Columns

Christ United Church of Christ, Little Moore, 913 S. Mink Road, Danielsville, is having a fall bazaar 9 a.m.-1 p.m. Oct. 7. There will be a free goody bag given to the first 20 adults and five children. Guests can enjoy homemade baked goods, a white elephant sale, handmade crafts and more.

The kitchen will be open.

For more information, contact Becky Wagner at 610-837-0680.