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Allen Township Column

Thursday, December 12, 2013 by KELLY LUTTERSCHMIDT Special to The Press in Columns

Kreidersville tree lighting this Saturday

It's beginning to look a lot like Christmas!

The Kreidersville Covered Bridge Association will hold its annual tree-lighting ceremony on the grounds surrounding the Kreidersville Covered Bridge on Saturday, Dec. 14, 4:30-5:30 p.m.

In case of bad weather, it will be rescheduled for Dec. 15, 4:30-5:30 p.m.

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Bath Column

Thursday, December 12, 2013 by LIZ HAHN Special to The Press in Columns

Holiday services

Several services are scheduled for Christmas Eve at Emmanuel's Lutheran Church, 3175 Valley View Drive, Moore Township.

A Christmas Day service is also planned.

For more information, contact the church at 610-837-1741

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Santa will visit Ahart's Market, Route 512, Bath, 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Saturday, Dec. 21.

Bring the children and do not forget your camera.

Snacks and treats will be available.

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The Bath Area Food Bank, located at St. John's Lutheran Church, will be open 10-11 a.m. Tuesday, Dec. 17.

Lehigh Township Column

Thursday, December 12, 2013 by KRISTINA GROVER Special to The Press in Columns

Historical centre open house Dec. 15

An open house will be held at the Lehigh Township Historical Centre, located along Route 248 in Pennsville, 1-4 p.m. Dec. 15.

All are welcome to visit and browse. Many commemorative items are available for sale.

After this, the Historical Centre will be closed until spring except for special tours by appointment.

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Christmas Carols & Cookies Night will be held 6 p.m. Sunday, Dec. 15, at Bethany Wesleyan Church.

Bring a plate of cookies and join others as you sing many of your favorite Christmas songs, both sacred and secular.

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Catasauqua column

Thursday, December 5, 2013 by LIZ HAHN Special to The Press in Columns

St. Mary's bingo this Sunday

St. Mary's Parish Center, Second and Union streets, Catasauqua, will host a bingo Sunday, Dec. 8 beginning at 1 p.m.

The kitchen will be open at 11:30 a.m.

The event is sponsored by the Assembled Men of St. Mary's.

For more information, call 610-264-0332.

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The Catasauqua High School Class of 1950-51 will hold a luncheon 11:30 a.m. Wednesday, Dec. 11, at the Old Country Buffet, Whitehall.

Alumni and guests of all classes are invited.

Reservations are not required.

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Northampton column

Thursday, December 5, 2013 by KELLY LUTTERSCHMIDT Special to The Press in Columns

Library receives $1,000 grant

The Northampton Area Public Library has received a $1,000 grant from Wells Fargo's Community Partners Program.

"We are very grateful for this grant and the generosity of Wells Fargo. Their support makes it possible for us to keep offering the community something new," said library Director Melissa Hawk.

The library will use the funds for general operating expenses, including support for a new program called "Wonderful Ones." This program will begin in January and is open to parents and caregivers and 1-year-olds.

Call the library at 610-262-7537 for more information.

Coplay column

Thursday, December 5, 2013 by AL RECKER Special to The Press in Columns

Tree lighting ceremony this evening

Coplay officially rings in the 2013 Christmas season this evening with its annual tree lighting ceremony.

The event takes place at 6:30 p.m. at the municipal building at Fourth and Center streets.

After the tree is lit, Santa will arrive on a borough fire truck to greet children and parents.

The program will then move indoors to the auditorium for a holiday concert by the Whitehall High School chorale. The event is free and open to the public.

Throughout the evening, hot chocolate and doughnuts will be served.

Allen Township Column

Thursday, December 5, 2013 by KELLY LUTTERSCHMIDT Special to The Press in Columns

Kreidersville bridge tree lighting set for next Saturday

The Kreidersville Covered Bridge Association will hold its annual tree-lighting ceremony on the grounds surrounding the Kreidersville Covered Bridge on Saturday, Dec. 14, 4:30-5:30 p.m.

In case of bad weather, it will be rescheduled for Dec. 15, 4:30-5:30 p.m.

The tree-lighting ceremony will include free cookies and hot chocolate, a bonfire, caroling and even a special visit from Santa himself aboard an Allen Township fire truck.

The tree lighting ceremony is being sponsored by the bridge association.

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Lehigh Township Column

Thursday, December 5, 2013 by KRISTINA GROVER Special to The Press in Columns

Oldies dance set for Dec. 31

A New Year's Eve oldies dinner and dance will be held at the Lehigh Township Volunteer Fire Company Tuesday, Dec. 31.

Doors open at 6:30 p.m. with dinner served 7-8 p.m. Dancing and music will be provided from 8 p.m. to 1 a.m.

Moonlite Memories deejay will play record hits of the 50s, 60s and 70s.

The cost includes party favors. There are no refunds and you must be 21 to attend.

For more information, call Linda at 610-767-1564.

All proceeds benefit the fire company.

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Moore Township Column

Thursday, December 5, 2013 by JENN STUMER Special to The Press in Columns

Lions/Lioness tree lighting Saturday

The Moore Township Lions and Lioness Club invites the community to their annual tree lighting Saturday, Dec. 7 at 6:30 p.m.

The tree is located at the corner of Route 987 and 946 in Klecknersville.

Santa will visit and refreshments will be provided by Latteman Corner Store and Covenant United Methodist Church.

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Emmanuel's Lutheran Church Mothers of Preschoolers is holding their second annual Christmas Celebration Monday, Dec. 16 at 5:30 p.m. at the church located at 3175 Valley View Drive, Bath.

Bath Column

Thursday, November 28, 2013 by LIZ HAHN Special to The Press in Columns

Bath tree lighting ceremony Sunday

The Borough of Bath will hold its annual Christmas tree lighting ceremony 5 p.m. Dec. 1 at the Monacacy Creek Park.

During the event, nonperishable food items will be collected for the Bath Food Bank.

Refreshments will be served and gifts will be given to children.

Santa will also visit, so don't forget your camera.

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Bath American Legion, 278 Race St., will host a pancake and sausage breakfast for wounded warriors 8 a.m.-noon Sunday, Dec. 8.

For more information, call 610-837-8336 or 610-704-0383.

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