Northampton Press

Saturday, December 15, 2018

Northampton: Municipal building will close in observance of Veterans Day

Wednesday, November 7, 2018 by The Press in Columns

The borough’s municipal building will be closed Nov. 12 in observance of Veterans Day.

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St. John’s Friendly Fifties will meet 1 p.m. Nov. 12 in the social hall of the church, 1343 Newport Ave. Singer Donna Parsons will entertain.

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Northampton AARP Chapter 3915 will meet Nov. 14 at Northampton Banquet & Event Center, 1601 Laubach Ave. Doors open 11 a.m.

Maria Santacoloma, from United Health Care, will make a presentation. Refreshments will be provided.

Tickets will be on sale for the group’s annual Christmas party during this meeting.

Lehigh Township: Nativity display dates are set

Wednesday, November 7, 2018 by The Press in Columns

Nativities of all styles, materials, origins and sizes will be on display for families, friends and neighbors to view at Hope Lutheran Church’s 19th annual open house nativity display, held 10 a.m.-6 p.m. Nov. 24 and 8 a.m.-4 p.m. Nov. 25 at the church, 4131 Lehigh Drive, Cherryville.

Admission is free, and refreshments and entertainment will be provided. Children are also encouraged to come and take in the sights and make a nativity craft in the children’s nativity center.

Catasauqua: Craft fair to be held Nov. 10

Wednesday, November 7, 2018 by The Press in Columns

Salem United Church of Christ, 615 Third St., will be holding its fall craft fair 9 a.m.-1 p.m. Nov. 10.

There will be crafters, a bake sale, basket raffle and lots of good food. Also available will be pickled red beets.

If you would like to reserve a table, call the church office at 610-264-4091 or Bev Werner at 610-248-2822. There is a fee.

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Holy Trinity Memorial Lutheran Church, 604 Fourth St., is hosting a brass quintet concert offered by Mother Jones Brass 7 p.m. Nov. 16.

Allen/East Allen townships: Municipal buildings to close for holiday

Wednesday, November 7, 2018 by The Press in Columns

Allen Township Municipal Building, 4714 Indian Trail Road, will be closed Nov. 9 in observance of Veterans Day.

East Allen Township Municipal Building, 5344 Nor-Bath Blvd., will be closed Nov. 12.

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St. Peter’s United Church of Christ, 8142 Valley View Road, Seemsville, will hold a variety bingo Nov. 11. Doors open 11:30 a.m., and the games begin 1 p.m.

Seating is for ticket holders only.

Refreshments will be available for purchase.

For tickets and directions, call Sheila at 610-457-6368 or the church at 610-837-7426.

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Coplay: Potato filling orders are due

Wednesday, November 7, 2018 by The Press in Columns

The final day to order homemade potato filling from St. John’s Lutheran Church is Nov. 8.

Pickup is scheduled for 8 a.m.-noon Nov. 17 at the church, 18 S. Third St.

Call 610-697-1130 or 610-262-7661 to order.

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St. Peter Roman Catholic Church will hold a Very Important Volunteer (VIV) dinner Nov. 10 in the church hall, 4 S. Fifth St.

Cocktails start 4:45 p.m. and dinner is served 5:45 p.m. at this adult-only event.

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Commitment to Family and Community has the following upcoming events at the 165 Cherry St. location.

Happenings

Monday, November 5, 2018 by The Press in Columns

NOV. 5

• Space for writers to work on their novels (to celebrate National Novel Writing Month), 6 p.m., at Northampton Area Public Library, 1615 Laubach Ave. The event will continue every Monday in November. Information: 610-262-7537

• Prayer gathering, 7-8 p.m., at Egypt Community Church, 4129 S. Church St.

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Northampton Area Public Library: Medicare, Medicaid programs planned

Wednesday, October 31, 2018 by The Press in Columns

A Medicare 101 program will be held 10 a.m. Nov. 3 at Northampton Area Public Library.

This information session is brought to you by an Apprise counselor through Northampton County Office of the Aging.

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Learn how to navigate through the public marketplace to get insurance with an Affordable Care Act and Medicaid information session 1 p.m. Nov. 3.

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To celebrate National Novel Writing Month, the Northampton library will provide writing space for writers to work on their novels. Join us 6 p.m. every Monday in November.

Coplay: Borough seeks tree donation

Wednesday, October 31, 2018 by The Press in Columns

Coplay Borough is looking for someone to donate an evergreen tree for the town’s Christmas display, which will be decorated in conjunction with Coplay Recreation & Welfare Association’s tree-lighting ceremony and program.

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Coplay Borough Council meets Nov. 6 for its monthly workshop to discuss agenda items for the Nov. 13 meeting. Both sessions start 7 p.m. and are open to the public.

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The food pantry, sponsored by Coplay Recreation & Welfare Association, is looking for donations for Thanksgiving.

Moore Township: Point Phillips club hosts November events

Wednesday, October 31, 2018 by The Press in Columns

Point Phillips Rod and Gun Club, 1035 Smith Gap Road, is having a block shoot and turkey raffle 7-10 p.m. Nov. 2. The kitchen will be open.

The club will be hosting a pig roast with live music by Banned from the Ranch 7-10 p.m. Nov. 3. The kitchen will be open.

Point Phillips is also having an all-you-can-eat breakfast 8-11:30 a.m. Nov. 11. There is a cost.

For more information on the events, call 610-837-0310.

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Salem United Church of Christ, 2218 Community Drive, will have a country festival and craft fair 9 a.m.-2 p.m. Nov. 3.

Allen/East Allen townships: Koziar’s bus trip set for Nov. 10

Wednesday, October 31, 2018 by The Press in Columns

East Allen Township Parks & Recreation Department is running a holiday bus trip to Koziar’s Christmas Village Nov. 10. The bus will leave Catasauqua High School’s parking lot 4 p.m.

For cost, reservations or other information, call Chuck Frantz at 610-262-7961, ext. 306.

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St. Peter’s United Church of Christ, 8142 Valley View Road, Seemsville, will hold a variety bingo Nov. 11. Doors open 11:30 a.m., and the games begin 1 p.m.

Seating is for ticket holders only.

Refreshments will be available for purchase.