Northampton Press

Monday, August 19, 2019

Coplay: Trail workday scheduled for July 13

Wednesday, July 10, 2019 by The Press in Columns

There will be an Ironton Rail Trail workday starting 8 a.m. July 13 at the trailhead at Quarry and Portland streets, North Whitehall Township.

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Steve Brosky with Kenny Siftar and Mike Bracken will perform 6:30-9 p.m. July 17 at Coplay Community Plaza as part of the summer concert series.

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The first summer family splash and dance at Coplay Parkway Pool, Second and Keefer streets, is set for 6:30-9 p.m. July 18.

It is open to all ages.

Freddie Fredericks Jr. will provide the entertainment and lead the contests and surprises.

Allen/East Allen townships: Car show to benefit NASD Student Council

Wednesday, July 10, 2019 by The Press in Columns

The fifth annual Northampton Area School District Student Council car show will be held July 27 at Bicentennial Park West, 5351 Park West Lane, East Allen Township.

Registration is 9 a.m.-noon. Dash plaques will be given to the first 100 preregistered cars. Awards will be presented 3 p.m.

All makes, models and years of cars, trucks, motorcycles and antique tractors are welcome. The event will also include door prizes, a tricky tray, food, a deejay, craft show and flea market. All proceeds benefit NASD Student Council.

Lehigh Township: July 21 community blood drive is scheduled

Wednesday, July 10, 2019 by The Press in Columns

Hope Lutheran Church, 4131 Lehigh Drive, Cherryville, will be holding a community blood drive through Miller-Keystone Blood Center 7:30-11:30 a.m. July 21 in the fellowship hall.

The drive is in memory of Meagan Edelman Duarte.

To schedule an appointment, visit GiveAPint.org and use sponsor code 0288.

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Reminder: Hope Lutheran Church will host a family movie night July 19. Doors open 6 p.m., and the movie begins 6:30 p.m.

The movie will be “Beethoven.” Hot dogs, pizza, candy, snacks and drinks will be provided.

Moore Township: Salem UCC hosts blueberry festival July 13

Wednesday, July 10, 2019 by The Press in Columns

Salem United Church of Christ, 2218 Community Drive, is hosting a blueberry festival 3-9 p.m. July 13.

There will be food, games, a 50/50 prize raffle, bingo, a cake walk and music by the band SteelCreek.

If weather is inclement, food will be sold in the church 3-7 p.m.

For more information, contact the church at 610-759-1652.

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Moore Township is hosting a movie night in the park 7-10 p.m. July 13 at Borek Field in the Moore Township Recreation campus, located off Route 946.

The feature film will be “ET: The Extra-Terrestrial.”

Happenings

Monday, July 8, 2019 by The Press in Columns

JULY 8

• Cosmic bath bombs event (for grades 6-12), 2 p.m., at Northampton Area Public Library, 1615 Laubach Ave. Information and registration (required): 610-262-7537

• Anniversary celebration (recognizing Pennsylvania State Police coverage for Bath Borough), 5-6:30 p.m., at Bath Borough Hall, 121 S. Walnut St.

• Movie: “Star Wars: The Force Awakens,” 5-7 p.m., at Coplay Public Library, 49 S. Fifth St. Information: 610-262-7351

Allen/East Allen townships: Fire department plans yard sale

Tuesday, July 2, 2019 by The Press in Columns

Allen Township Fire Department will hold its annual indoor/outdoor yard sale 8 a.m.-2 p.m. July 27 on the station grounds, 3530 Howertown Road.

The kitchen will be open.

For information and tables, call 610-502-0735.

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The fifth annual Northampton Area School District Student Council car show will be held July 27 at Bicentennial Park West, 5351 Park West Lane, East Allen Township.

Registration is 9 a.m.-noon. Dash plaques will be given to the first 100 preregistered cars. Awards will be presented 3 p.m.

Catasauqua: Holiday events are planned

Tuesday, July 2, 2019 by The Press in Columns

The reading of the Declaration of Independence will take place 10 a.m., followed by an Honor Guard salute from American Legion Post 215, at the George Taylor House, Lehigh and Poplar streets.

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Hunkajunk will perform July 4 at the amphitheater at Catasauqua Park and Playground, 501 American St.

The Large Flowerheads will be performing July 5.

Performances by both bands will be 7-10 p.m.

Don’t forget to bring lawn chairs, blankets and snacks.

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Bath: Church names interim pastor

Tuesday, July 2, 2019 by The Press in Columns

Emmanuel’s Lutheran Church, 3175 Valley View Drive, is excited to announce Pastor Dan Clayborne will be joining the church as interim pastor as of July 1.

Emmanuel’s next outdoor worship will be 10 a.m. July 7, which will be Clayborne’s first Sunday with the church.

Come out to give him a big welcome!

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Emmanuel’s Lutheran Church’s women’s group will host an outing 7 p.m. July 8 at Hillside Miniature Golf, 3217 Cherryville Road, Northampton.

Northampton: Festival scheduled

Tuesday, July 2, 2019 by The Press in Columns

Community Days will be held July 10-13 at Municipal Park, Smith Lane and Laubach Avenue.

Hours are 6-10 p.m. Wednesday, Thursday and Friday and noon-11 p.m. Saturday.

A fireworks display is set for 10:15 p.m. Saturday.

The festival is sponsored by the Northampton Exchange Club.

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Northampton AARP Chapter 3915 will meet July 10 at Northampton Banquet and Event Center, 1601 Laubach Ave.

Doors open 11 a.m.

Entertainment will be music by the Little Brass Band of the Lehigh Valley.

Refreshments will be provided.