The Allen Township and East Allen Township municipal offices will be closed Nov. 22 and 23 in observance of the Thanksgiving holiday.
Northampton AARP Chapter 3915's Christmas party is set for Wednesday, Dec. 12.
Tickets must be purchased by Nov. 30. Contact Fern Clay at 610-837-6908.
Those interested in the AARP bus trips should contact Sharon at 610-262-9182.
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In today's column, Mr. Harold Smith, historian of the Zion Stone Church, is taking us on a tour of the church cemetery. The first cemetery dates to 1772, the second to 1870. In those days the church, a union church hosted both Lutheran and Reformed congregations.
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Would you like to have Santa deliver a personal gift to your good little boy or girl?
Lehigh Township Volunteer Fire Company, Cherryville, will assist Santa in delivering his goodies Saturday, Dec. 8, between 4 and 7 p.m. and Sunday, Dec. 9, between 1 and 4 p.m.
For a donation, township residents can have Santa deliver your personal gift to your child. Deliveries are limited to the township.
The Bath Fire Company and Social Club, 125 S. Walnut St. (Rt. 512), Bath, will hold its fall turkey raffle on Sat., Nov. 17. The doors open at 11:30 a.m.
A hot meal and refreshments will be served.
There are 25 turkeys and 15 spins, and spins include five different selections.
You must be present at 1:30 and 3:30 p.m. for the $50 door prizes. A final drawing will be held for $50.
The Bath Area Food Bank will host a fundraiser at Barbara's Treasures, 69 S. Broad St. (191), Nazareth, Monday, Nov. 19.
The Northampton Borough Municipal Building, 1401 Laubach Ave., will be closed Nov. 22 and 23 in observance of the Thanksgiving holiday.
The borough's annual tree-lighting ceremony will be held Sunday, Nov. 25, 5:30 p.m., at Main Street and Laubach Avenue. The rain date is Nov. 26.
Santa will arrive via a fire truck with treats for the kids.
On Sunday, Nov. 18, the community's three churches – St. John's Lutheran, St. Peter's Roman Catholic and Trinity United Church of Christ – will hold their annual ecumenical Thanksgiving Service.
Trinity U.C.C., Third and Coplay streets, will host the service. The evening service rotates yearly among the three churches.
Salem United Church of Christ, 615 Third St., Catasauqua, will host a community Thanksgiving service Nov. 19 at 7 p.m.
A fellowship hour will follow the service.
For more information, contact the church office at 610-264-4091.
The Catasauqua American Legion, 330 Second St., will hold its seventh annual holiday bazaar Saturday, Nov. 17, from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m.
Admission is free. The kitchen will be open.
There will be a bake sale, door prizes and a Chinese auction. All your favorites will be under one roof.
Christ United Church of Christ, Little Moore, will hold its fifth annual basket social Friday, Nov. 16.
Doors open at 4 p.m. with the drawing taking place at 8 p.m.
The kitchen will also be open.
Little Moore Church is located on the corner of Route 946 and Mink Road between Danielsville and Klecknersville.
For more information, call 610-767-1548.
There will be a Thanksgiving Eve service at Holy Cross Evangelical Church on Wednesday, Nov. 21, at 7 p.m.
The church is located at 696 Johnson Road in Moorestown.
St. Mary's Parish Center, Second and Union streets, will host a bingo event on Sunday, Nov. 11, beginning 1 p.m. The kitchen will open at 11:30 a.m. for sit-in or takeout meals.
Come on down for a relaxing afternoon and don't forget to bring along a friend.
St. Mary's Church, 122 Union St., Catasauqua, will host an all-you-can-eat spaghetti dinner Saturday, Nov. 17 from 4:30 to 7 p.m. in the parish center. Takeout is available.
Advanced tickets are available. For more information, call the parish office at 610-264-0332.