Northampton Press

Saturday, December 15, 2018

Coplay: Coplay tree lighting planned for Dec. 6

Wednesday, December 5, 2018 by The Press in Columns

The borough’s annual community tree lighting program, hosted by Coplay Recreation & Welfare Association, is set for 6:30 p.m. Dec. 6 at the borough hall, 98 S. Fourth St.

Coplay Fire Department will deliver Santa on a fire engine to meet with the children.

Lori and James will present holiday-inspired entertainment program inside borough hall.

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The third annual O Come All Ye Faithful Social Call Christmas party will be held Dec. 7 at the American Club of Coplay pavilion, 300 Cherry St.

Bath: Decorating party is planned at Emmanuel’s Lutheran Church

Wednesday, December 5, 2018 by The Press in Columns

Emmanuel’s Lutheran Church, 3175 Valley View Drive, is having a decorating party 10 a.m. Dec. 13.

Come and help decorate the worship spaces for Christmas.

Emmanuel’s is also helping the Bath Area Food Bank by collecting canned fruit, toilet paper and paper towels. Also appreciated will be canned yams or sweet potatoes and Stove Top stuffing.

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

Lehigh Township: Send in your news

Wednesday, December 5, 2018 by The Press in Columns

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

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Reminder: The Festival of Trees will be held 4-9 p.m. Saturdays through Dec. 15 at the red barn above the north parking lot at Bethany Wesleyan Church, 675 Blue Mountain Drive.

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

All proceeds benefit Bethany Wesleyan Church’s missions.

Catasauqua: Salem to host Santa breakfast

Wednesday, December 5, 2018 by The Press in Columns

Salem United Church of Christ, 615 Third St., will be having a breakfast with Santa 9-11 a.m. Dec. 8.

All ages are welcome.

There is a fee for the breakfast, but those ages 3 and under eat for free.

There will be scrambled eggs, pancakes, sausage, home fries, pastries, fruit, juice, coffee and much more.

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The Catty Club, 226 Pine St., will be having a chicken dinner bingo Dec. 8.

Doors open 4 p.m., and bingo starts 5 p.m.

Contact the club at 610-264-1771 for more information or to purchase tickets.

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Northampton: AARP plans holiday party

Wednesday, December 5, 2018 by The Press in Columns

Northampton AARP Chapter 3915 will hold its annual Christmas party Dec. 12 at Northampton Banquet & Event Center, 1601 Laubach Ave.

Doors open 11 a.m. Those planning to attend must have a ticket.

Anyone interested in bus trips should call Sharon at 610-262-9182.

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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 will be 6-7 p.m., followed by the classic film “Holiday Inn” 7:30 p.m.

Happenings

Tuesday, December 4, 2018 by The Press in Columns

DEC. 4

• Gentle chair yoga, 9:30-10:30 a.m., at Whitehall Lifestyle Center, 2301 Pine St., West Catasauqua. The class will continue Tuesdays and Thursdays until Dec. 27. Information, registration and cost: 610-437-3700

• Tai Chi exercise, 12:30-1:30 p.m., at Whitehall Lifestyle Center, 2301 Pine St., West Catasauqua. The class will continue Tuesdays and Fridays until Dec. 21. Information, registration and cost: 610-437-3700

Lehigh Township: Festival of Trees continues Saturdays

Wednesday, November 28, 2018 by The Press in Columns

The Festival of Trees will be held 4-9 p.m. Saturdays through Dec. 15 at the red barn above the north parking lot at Bethany Wesleyan Church, 675 Blue Mountain Drive.

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

All proceeds benefit Bethany Wesleyan Church’s missions.

For more information, visit bethanywes.org.

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Allen/East Allen townships: Zion Stone plans Santa breakfast

Wednesday, November 28, 2018 by The Press in Columns

Zion Stone United Church of Christ, 51 Church Road, Kreidersville, will host a breakfast with Santa 9 a.m. Dec. 8.

The event is open to the community.

To reserve a spot, call Joanne at 484-894-7155 by Nov. 30.

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Reminder: Governor Wolf Historical Society’s 38th annual Christmas house tour will be held 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Dec. 1.

This year’s theme is “Keep a Candle in the Window.”

Ten area historic homes and other structures will be decorated for the holidays.

Northampton: Borough council to meet Nov. 29

Wednesday, November 28, 2018 by The Press in Columns

The Northampton Borough Council meeting scheduled for Nov. 15 and canceled due to the weather has been rescheduled for 7:30 p.m. tonight, Nov. 29, at the municipal building, 1401 Laubach Ave.

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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 will be 6-7 p.m., followed by the classic film “Holiday Inn” 7:30 p.m.

Admission to the movie is a nonperishable food item, which will be donated to Northampton Area Food Bank.

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Catasauqua: Holiday event set for Dec. 2

Wednesday, November 28, 2018 by The Press in Columns

George Taylor House, Lehigh and Poplar streets, will have an old-fashioned Christmas 4-7 p.m. Dec. 2.

There will be crafts, carolers, house tours, cookies, hot chocolate, a tree lighting and a visit from Santa.

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Salem United Church of Christ, 615 Third St., will be having a breakfast with Santa 9-11 a.m. Dec. 8.

The menu includes scrambled eggs, pancakes, sausage, home fries, pastries, fruit, juice, coffee and more.

There is a cost, but children age 3 and under eat for free.

There will also be crafts.

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