Northampton Press

Monday, October 21, 2019

Northampton: Boy Scouts to serve spaghetti Oct. 5

Wednesday, October 2, 2019 by The Press in Columns

Boy Scout Troop 93 is planning a spaghetti dinner 4-7 p.m. Oct. 5 at St. Paul’s United Church of Christ, 105 E. 19th St.

There is a cost. Children ages 6 and under eat for free. Drinks, salad and ice cream are included.

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Northampton AARP Chapter 3915 will meet Oct. 9 at Northampton Banquet and Event Center, 1601 Laubach Ave. Doors open 11 a.m.

Entertainment will be provided by Maria Santacoloma. Refreshments will be served.

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

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Catasauqua: Basket social, flea market set

Wednesday, October 2, 2019 by The Press in Columns

Presbyterian Church of Catasauqua, 210 Pine St., will be holding a basket social, flea market and bake sale 4-7 p.m. Oct. 4 and 9 a.m.-noon Oct. 5.

Browse tables for treasures, and buy some tasty treats from the bake sale.

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Salem United Church of Christ, 615 Third St., will be holding its 150th anniversary celebration service 5-7 p.m. Oct. 5.

Come out and celebrate this memorable occasion.

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Salem UCC will be hosting its next free community lunch 11 a.m. Oct. 7.

This is open to all.

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Allen/East Allen townships: Good Shepherd plans taco bar

Wednesday, October 2, 2019 by The Press in Columns

Good Shepherd Lutheran Church, 1335 Old Carriage Road, Kreidersville, will hold a build-your-own taco bar 4-7 p.m. Oct. 12. A freewill offering will be accepted. Proceeds will benefit the church’s youth program retreat.

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Zion Stone United Church of Christ, 51 Church Road, Kreidersville, will hold a community trunk or treat 1-3 p.m. Oct. 20. If interested in decorating a car trunk and passing out candy, email malandsman@gmail.com.

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Happenings

Monday, September 30, 2019 by The Press in Columns

SEPT. 30

• Basket raffle begins, during regular library hours, at Whitehall Township Public Library, 3700 Mechanicsville Road. The event ends noon Oct. 14. Information and cost: 610-432-4339

• Sip and Shop event (benefiting Lehigh County Humane Society), 5-6:30 p.m., at D&S Florist, 107 Chestnut St., Bath

• Game night, 5-7 p.m., at Coplay Public Library, 49 S. Fifth St. Information: 610-262-7351

OCT. 1

Coplay: Garden club plans Sept. 26 meeting

Wednesday, September 25, 2019 by The Press in Columns

Coplay Garden Club meets 7 p.m. Sept. 26 at St. John’s Lutheran Church, 18 S. Third St.

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Explorer Scout Post 101 meets 7:30 p.m. Sept. 26 on the second floor of borough hall, 98 S. Fourth St.

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St. John’s Lutheran Church is encouraging its congregation to bring nonperishable food items during morning worship Sept. 29. The items will be distributed to Coplay Recreation & Welfare Association’s food bank.

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Coplay Public Library, 49 S. Fifth St., is gearing up for its popular book and bake sale Oct. 4 and 5.

Allen/East Allen townships: Fire department to host fundraiser

Wednesday, September 25, 2019 by The Press in Columns

A variety bingo fundraiser will be held Nov. 3 at East Allen Township Volunteer Fire Department, 5354 Nor-Bath Blvd. Doors open 11:30 a.m. The games begin 1 p.m.

Prizes include items from Pampered Chef, Calvin Klein, Michael Kors, Scentsy, Coach, Kate Spade and Dooney & Bourke.

Door prizes and raffles are also part of the day.

For advance tickets, call 610-767-7140. Tickets will also be available at the door that day.

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Northampton: Troop 93 to hold spaghetti dinner

Wednesday, September 25, 2019 by The Press in Columns

Boy Scout Troop 93 is planning a spaghetti dinner 4-7 p.m. Oct. 5 at St. Paul’s United Church of Christ, 19th Street and Lincoln Avenue.

There is a cost. Children ages 6 and under eat for free.

Drinks, salad and ice cream are included in the meal price.

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Grace United Church of Christ, 902 Lincoln Ave., will hold a halupki dinner 5-7 p.m. Oct. 12.

The meal includes two halupkies, mashed potatoes, roll and butter, a cupcake and a beverage. Takeouts are available.

Tickets can be purchased at the door.

For more information, call 610-262-7186.

Bath: Emmanuel’s collecting canned tuna, chicken for food bank

Wednesday, September 25, 2019 by The Press in Columns

For the rest of September, Emmanuel’s Lutheran Church, 3175 Valley View Drive, is collecting canned tuna and chicken for Bath Area Food Bank. Monetary donations are always gladly accepted as well.

The food bank is no longer accepting Jell-O, pudding or any type of clothing.

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Reminder to all that Sept. 27 is the last day Bath Farmers Market will be open for the season.

The market is located at Keystone Park, Green Street and Route 329. Hours are 3-7 p.m.

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Catasauqua: Community lunch served Sept. 28

Wednesday, September 25, 2019 by The Press in Columns

Holy Trinity Memorial Lutheran Church, 604 Fourth St., will hold its next free community lunch 11 a.m.-12:30 p.m. Sept. 28.

There is no cost for lunch, but donations are accepted.

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A Pennsylvania Master Gardener will discuss “compost, the single most important supplement you can give your garden,” according to Catasauqua Garden Club. The meeting is set for 1 p.m. Oct. 2 at Slovak Center Social Club, 1233 Fifth St., North Catasauqua.

Members should have their artistic and horticultural entries in place early, so the meeting can start on time.

Lehigh Township: Gravestone program planned for Oct. 12

Wednesday, September 25, 2019 by The Press in Columns

The Lehigh Township Historical Society is presenting a program on Pennsylvania German gravestones 11 a.m. Oct. 12 in the social hall of St. Paul’s United Church of Christ, Indianland, 787 Almond Road.

Michael Emery, of the Pennsylvania Historical and Museum Commission, will discuss the materials used, engraved text and decorative styles found on the grave markers.

Following the presentation, there will be a walk around the cemetery to view the old stones. This event is free and open to the public.

St. Paul’s Schoolhouse will be open 10-11 a.m. and noon-2 p.m.