Northampton Press

Sunday, June 25, 2017

Allen/East Allen townships: Pack 40 plans spaghetti dinner

Wednesday, May 10, 2017 by The Press in Columns

Cub Scout Pack 40 will hold an all-you-can-eat spaghetti dinner 4-7 p.m. June 3 at Good Shepherd Lutheran Church, 1335 Old Carriage Road, Kreidersville.

There is a cost. Kids age 5 and under eat for free. Tickets will be available at the door.

Proceeds benefit Cub Scout Pack 40.

Reminder: Cub Scout Pack 40 is accepting registrations for boys in kindergarten through fourth grade. A sign-up night is scheduled for 6:45 p.m. May 16 at Kreidersville Covered Bridge on Covered Bridge Road.

Northampton: Library to host upcycled craft session

Wednesday, May 10, 2017 by The Press in Columns

Northampton Area Public Library, 1615 Laubach Ave., will hold an adult craft night 6 p.m. May 16. This night will focus on upcycled crafts; all supplies are provided. Sign up soon, as space is limited.

The spring book sale at the library will take place May 17, 18 and 20. Children, teen and adult books, DVDs and CDs will all be on sale. A bag sale is set for May 20.


Monday, May 8, 2017 by The Press in Columns


• St. John’s Friendly Fifties meeting, 1 p.m., in the social hall of St. John the Baptist Ukrainian Church, 1343 Newport Ave., Northampton

• Lehigh Elementary School spring chorus concert, 7 p.m., at the school, 800 Blue Mountain Drive, Walnutport


• Coplay Recreation & Welfare Association food bank open, 8:30-10 a.m., in the basement of Coplay Borough Hall, Fourth and Center streets

• Moms in Prayer meeting, 9:45-11 a.m., at Whitehall Bible Fellowship Church, 3300 Seventh St., Hokendauqua. Information: or Fawn at 610-262-0519

Lehigh Township: Garden club to hold auction

Wednesday, May 3, 2017 by The Press in Columns

Indianland Garden Club will hold its annual plant auction, conducted by Dotta Auctions, 7 p.m. May 9. Doors open 6 p.m.

The auction will be held at Hope Lutheran Church in Kuntz Fellowship Hall.

There will be a small plant sale, plus a raffle.

For questions and more information, call 610-767-1622.


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Allen/East Allen townships: E. Allen starting camp registration

Wednesday, May 3, 2017 by The Press in Columns

East Allen Township’s summer camp will run 9 a.m.-1 p.m. June 19-Aug. 3 at Bicentennial Park.

This seven-week program is for boys and girls ages 5 to 12.

The camp is limited to 150 participants.

You can register your child 8:30 a.m.-3:30 p.m. Monday through Friday at the East Allen Township Municipal Building, 5344 Nor-Bath Blvd.

There is a cost.

In addition to time spent at Bicentennial Park, campers will take trips to Hampton Lanes, the Roxy, Wildlands Conservancy, Lehigh Valley Zoo and more.

Catasauqua: Salem UCC plans May 6 flea market

Wednesday, May 3, 2017 by The Press in Columns

Salem United Church of Christ, 615 Third St., will be having a flea market 9 a.m.-1 p.m. May 6. A fantastic basket raffle with great prizes will be featured.

There also will be a bake sale with lots of good food to eat in or take out.

If you have items you would like to donate or have any questions, call the church at 610-264-4091 or Bev Werner at 610-248-2822.


The youth group at Holy Trinity Memorial Lutheran Church, Fourth and Pine streets, is hosting a taco and potato bar 4-7 p.m. May 6.

Coplay: Ham, chicken meal planned at St. Peter

Wednesday, May 3, 2017 by The Press in Columns

St. Peter Roman Catholic Church, 4 S. Fifth St., is having a ham and chicken dinner with all the fixings 4-7 p.m. May 6 in the church’s social hall.

Coplay Public Library also will be at the church hall, holding its basket raffle, an annual popular event that coincides with the dinner.


The community food bank operated by Coplay Recreation & Welfare Association will be open 8:30-10 a.m. May 9 at its pantry in the basement of borough hall, Fourth and Center streets.


Northampton: Railroad station opens May 21

Wednesday, May 3, 2017 by The Press in Columns

Siegfried Railroad Station, the home of Northampton Area Historical Society, will begin its monthly open house May 21.

The station will be open 1-4 p.m. the third Sunday of each month through October.

The station, located on 21st Street, is a museum housing artifacts of Northampton and the surrounding area.

More restoration, funded by the Northampton County hotel tax, has been done at the station. The public is invited to see the work that was done.

Moore Township: Blood drive, flea market planned for Saturday at Emmanuel’s

Wednesday, May 3, 2017 by The Press in Columns

Emmanuel’s Evangelical Lutheran Church, 3175 Valley View Drive, is hosting a blood drive 8 a.m.-noon May 6. Contact Sandy Frey at 610-509-8669 to donate.

Also on May 6, the church is having a flea market 8 a.m.-1 p.m. Call the church at 610-837-1741 to reserve a space.

Emmanuel’s has planned a meatloaf and macaroni and cheese dinner 6-7:30 p.m. May 12. A free-will offering will be taken. All proceeds benefit the church youth group. For more information, contact the church.