Northampton Press

Monday, January 22, 2018

Coplay: Two more days for tree pickup

Wednesday, January 10, 2018 by The Press in Columns

The last days for borough tree collection will be Jan. 12 and 19.

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A cash bingo will be held Jan. 14 at Commitment to Family and Community, 165 Cherry St. Doors open 1 p.m., and calling starts 2 p.m.

Food and baked goods will be available for purchase.

All proceeds will benefit Whitehall Area Hunger Initiative.

For more details and cost, call Shari Noctor at 610-266-5241.

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Allen/East Allen townships: Historical society plans tavern night

Wednesday, January 10, 2018 by The Press in Columns

Governor Wolf Historical Society will hold its next tavern night 6:30-10 p.m. Jan. 12 at the 6600 Jacksonville Road campus.

The Midnight Shift, a band from Reading, will play 1950s and ’60s music and rock-a-billy in the Academy building. Steve Myers will play keyboard in the Ralston McKeen House, with Debbie Evans singing everything from standards to oldies to popular tunes from today.

There will be tastings by a local brewery or winery and an exhibit of works by a local artist.

The event is BYOB. Attendees must be at least 21 years old to attend.

Moore Township: Holy Cross to host Jan. 11 blood drive

Wednesday, January 10, 2018 by The Press in Columns

Holy Cross Lutheran Church, 696 Johnson Road, Nazareth, is holding a blood drive 3:30-7:30 p.m. Jan. 11.

Holy Cross also has Bible study 11 a.m. every Tuesday in the fellowship hall.

For more information, call 610-759-7363.

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Point Phillips Rod & Gun Club, 1035 Smith Gap Road, is hosting a deejay and karaoke night 7-10 p.m. Jan. 12.

Point Phillips is planning an all-you-can-eat breakfast 8-11:30 a.m. Jan. 14.

Point Phillips is also having a block shoot and meat raffle 7-10 p.m. Jan. 26.

Happenings

Monday, January 8, 2018 by The Press in Columns

JAN. 8

• Registration begins for children’s winter program (for 10 months to fifth grade), during regular hours, at Northampton Area Public Library, 1615 Laubach Ave. Information: 610-262-7537

• Registration begins for Harry Potter book night (to be held 6 p.m. Feb. 1), during regular hours, at Northampton Area Public Library, 1615 Laubach Ave. Information: 610-262-7537

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

Northampton library: Children’s programs begin Jan. 8

Wednesday, January 3, 2018 by The Press in Columns

Registration for children’s winter programs begins Jan. 8. Programs range for ages ten months to fifth grade.

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Our adult winter reading program will take place Jan. 8-Feb. 26. Sign up at the library and fill out your reading log with every item you read. Fill out a slip for each item read to be entered to win prizes weekly.

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The M&M mastermind escape room for children in third through fifth grade will be held 6 p.m. Jan. 11. Find the clues, solve the puzzles and escape the room.

Space is limited so registration is required.

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Lehigh Township: Hope plans blood drive

Wednesday, January 3, 2018 by The Press in Columns

Hope Lutheran Church, 4131 Lehigh Drive, Cherryville, will be holding a community blood drive, sponsored by Hope’s wellness team, 7:30 a.m.-1 p.m. Jan. 28 in Kuntz Hall.

Visit GIVEaPINT.org to schedule, and use code 0288.

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Is your church or organization having a fundraiser or event in Lehigh Township you want to let the community know about? Send me the information at kristinaheschgrover@rcn.com, and I will be happy to announce it in a future column.

Bath: Indoor flea market will be held Jan. 7

Wednesday, January 3, 2018 by The Press in Columns

Klecknersville Rangers Volunteer Fire Company, 2718 Mountain View Drive, will be having an indoor flea market 8 a.m.-2 p.m. Jan. 7. The kitchen will be open.

For more information, call 484-695-9374.

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Governor Wolf Historical Society will hold its monthly meeting 7 p.m. Jan. 9 on the GWHS campus, 6600 Jacksonville Road. The public is welcome.

For more information, visit govwolf.org.

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Allen/East Allen townships: Spring sports registration to begin

Wednesday, January 3, 2018 by The Press in Columns

East Allen Township Recreation Department is accepting registration for its 2018 spring sports programs.

T-ball and baseball is available for boys ages 5 to 14.

All baseball teams will participate in the NAA House League/Parkland Youth League.

Soccer is open to boys and girls ages 5 to 16.

All soccer teams will participate in the Northern Valley Youth Soccer League.

Coaches and their assistants provide the township with both an ACT 34 clearance by Pennsylvania State Police and a state child abuse history clearance.

Catasauqua: American Legion has bingo

Wednesday, January 3, 2018 by The Press in Columns

Catasauqua American Legion Post 215, 330 Second St., has bingo every Wednesday night.

Now that the doldrums of winter have set in, come out Jan. 10 for a fun evening of bingo. The doors and kitchen open 5:30 p.m., and bingo starts 7 p.m.

There are 22 regular games, specials, 50/50 and two jackpots.

For questions or reservations, call 610-266-7170.

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Come out this winter and visit the Catasauqua library, Third and Bridge streets, and check out all the new reads as well as winter programs.