Northampton Press

Tuesday, April 24, 2018

Lehigh Township: Society to host basket social

Wednesday, April 4, 2018 by The Press in Columns

Lehigh Township Historical Society is holding a basket social 1-4 p.m. April 8 at Blue Mountain Fish and Game, 4190 Wood Drive, Walnutport.

For more information, call 610-440-0151.

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The 20th annual spring basket social at Hope Lutheran Church, 4131 Lehigh Drive, Cherryville, will be held 7:30 p.m. April 13.

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

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Salem United Methodist Church, 1067 Blue Mountain Drive, Danielsville, is holding a soup sampler 4:30-6:30 p.m. April 21.

Allen/East Allen townships: Tavern night planned

Wednesday, April 4, 2018 by The Press in Columns

Governor Wolf Historical Society, 6600 Jacksonville Road, will hold a tavern night April 13 on the society’s campus.

Pawnshop Bound, featuring Rick Young, will perform.

There will be tastings by Sleepy Cat Winery.

The tavern night is BYOB, with free light snacks and soft drinks, great bands, dancing, and spirit and wine tastings.

Hours are 7-10 p.m. Doors open 6:30 p.m. for tables.

A $10 donation is requested, and attendees must be 21.

For more information, visit govwolf.org.

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Coplay: Pediatric cancer run/walk is April 7

Wednesday, April 4, 2018 by The Press in Columns

A pediatric cancer 8K run and 5K walk will take place April 7.

The race and festivities will begin 8 a.m. at Ironton Rail Trail. Registration for the race and walk is 7-8 a.m.

There will be a fun run and obstacle course for kids aged 12 and younger.

Festivities include a raffle with fabulous prizes, music, food and entertainment.

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Coplay Food Bank is in need of canned fruit, fruit cups, cereal, tea, coffee and peanut butter. Donations can be dropped off at the borough office, 98 S. Fourth St., during business hours, 8 a.m.-4:30 p.m.

Happenings

Tuesday, April 3, 2018 by The Press in Columns

APRIL 3

• Half-price sale, during store hours, at Catasauqua Community Thrift Shop, 113 Bridge St. The sale will continue until April 14.

• 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 April 19. Information, registration and cost: 610-437-3700

Allen/East Allen townships: Pre-K Pathfinders program to be held at Wayne Grube Park

Wednesday, March 28, 2018 by The Press in Columns

Northampton County Parks & Recreation is offering a free pre-K Pathfinders program April 5 for kids 2 to 5 years of age and their grown-ups.

Those planning to attend are reminded to dress for the weather as they experience live amphibians and a pond sensory bin and create a rain stick craft. Teams will experience the wonders of nature through outdoor exploration, art, play and stories.

The program is offered free of charge 10-11 a.m. at Wayne Grube Park, pavilion 1, 1200 Willowbrook Road.

Catasauqua: Catasauqua Garden Club to meet April 4 at Slovak Center

Wednesday, March 28, 2018 by The Press in Columns

Catasauqua Garden Club springs into action with its first meeting of the season, to be held 1 p.m. April 4 at Slovak Center Social Club, 1233 Fifth St., North Catasauqua.

Lynn Dautrich, a Pennsylvania master gardener, will discuss transitioning to organic gardening. Dautrich will highlight many of the benefits and challenges of organic gardening and will share some of his experiences of gardening in the great white north.

Horticultural and artistic exhibits should be in place early, so the presentation can start on time.

Northampton: Bowling benefit to be held March 31

Wednesday, March 28, 2018 by The Press in Columns

Hampton Lanes, 326 Main St., will host a bowling benefit for the Dog TAGS Program of the Lehigh Valley 12:30-2:30 p.m. March 31.

The Dog TAGS organization works with veterans to get the service dogs they need to help with injuries caused by serving our country.

A bake sale, basket raffle and T-shirt and wristband sale will also be a part of the day.

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Northampton Veterans of Foreign Wars Post 4714, 1204 Main St., has announced the following upcoming events.

• 10 p.m. April 6, karaoke with Crazy K

• 7:30 p.m. April 13, polka and button box

Lehigh Township: Historical society plans basket social

Wednesday, March 28, 2018 by The Press in Columns

Lehigh Township Historical Society is holding a basket social 1-4 p.m. April 8 at Blue Mountain Fish and Game, 4190 Wood Drive, Walnutport.

The kitchen will be open.

The basket drawings will begin 4 p.m., and winners will be notified by phone if not present.

Proceeds benefit the Lehigh Township Historical Centre and St. Paul’s Schoolhouse maintenance.

For more information, call 610-440-0151.

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Many beautiful baskets will be raffled off April 13 at the 20th annual spring basket social at Hope Lutheran Church, 4131 Lehigh Drive, Cherryville.

Coplay: Borough offices closed March 30

Wednesday, March 28, 2018 by The Press in Columns

Coplay Borough Office and Public Works Department will be closed March 30 in observance of Good Friday.

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March 30 is the deadline to apply for lifeguard, pool manager and part-time work positions in the borough. Apply at the municipal building, 98 S. Fourth St.

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St. John’s Lutheran Church, 18 S. Third St., will hold an Easter egg hunt 10 a.m. March 31. A party will follow.

A congregational breakfast is planned for 8:45-10 a.m. April 1.

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Bath: Easter breakfast to be held April 1

Wednesday, March 28, 2018 by The Press in Columns

Emmanuel’s Lutheran Church, 3175 Valley View Drive, will be having an Easter breakfast April 1.

There will be two seatings, 7:15 a.m. and 8:30 a.m. A freewill offering will be taken, and all proceeds will benefit the Houston travelers.

Emmanuel’s will also be having an Easter celebration for children 9:30 a.m. April 1 in the upper sanctuary. There will be songs, prayers, reading of the Easter story and an egg hunt. All children are welcome.

For more information on these events, call 610-837-1741.

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