Northampton Press

Sunday, May 26, 2019

Catasauqua: Morning Glories club to meet

Wednesday, April 10, 2019 by The Press in Columns

The Morning Glories of Holy Trinity Memorial Lutheran Church, 604 Fourth St., will hold its next meeting 10 a.m. April 15.

The speaker will be Sandra Arden, director of Public Library of Catasauqua.


Historic Catasauqua Preservation Association will present the program “The Ironmen of Catasauqua,” starting 7 p.m. April 16 at Public Library of Catasauqua, 302 Bridge St.

Northampton: Borough egg hunt set for April 13

Wednesday, April 10, 2019 by The Press in Columns

The borough will hold its annual Easter egg hunt 11 a.m. April 13 at Municipal Park, Smith Lane and Laubach Avenue. Rain date is 1 p.m. April 14.

The event is open to Northampton residents up to age 10. All participants will receive prizes.


The Hungarian Hall, Stewart and Canal streets, will hold an Easter egg hunt 11:30 a.m. April 14.



Monday, April 8, 2019 by The Press in Columns


• Whitehall Area Chamber of Commerce Restaurant Week continues, at participating restaurants, bake shops and breweries in Whitehall Township, Coplay Borough, Catasauqua Borough and North Catasauqua Borough. The event will continue until April 13. Information, list of participants and menus:

• Celebration of the Arts event (organized by Woman’s Club of Whitehall Township), 6 p.m., at Faith Evangelical Lutheran Church, 3355 MacArthur Road, Hokendauqua

Catasauqua: St. Mary’s plans dinners April 5, 12

Wednesday, April 3, 2019 by The Press in Columns

St. Mary’s Church, 122 Union St., will hold Lenten dinners 4:30-7 p.m. April 5 and 12.

Choose from hand-breaded fantail shrimp or a pan-seared cod platter. Each platter comes with a choice of one starch — parsley buttered potatoes, macaroni and cheese or cabbage and noodles — and a choice of one side, including stewed tomatoes, creamed cabbage or applesauce. All platters include a roll, corn or green beans, Jell-O cake and beverage. Soda is not included.

Allen/East Allen townships: Church plans April 6 breakfast

Wednesday, April 3, 2019 by The Press in Columns

Zion Stone United Church of Christ, 51 Church Road, Kreidersville, will host an all-you-can-eat breakfast 8-11 a.m. April 6.

The menu includes scrambled eggs, toast, pancakes, bacon, sausage, breakfast cakes and muffins, orange and tomato juice, coffee and tea.

For reservations, call Joanne at 484-894-7155. Walk-ins are welcome.


East Allen Township Fire Department, 5354 Nor-Bath Blvd., is planning a designer purse bingo April 7. Doors open 11:30 a.m. The games begin 1 p.m.

Lehigh Township: Knights council to hold blood drive

Wednesday, April 3, 2019 by The Press in Columns

The St. Nicholas Parish Knights of Columbus Council 16656, in partnership with the Miller-Keystone Blood Center, will be sponsoring a blood drive 10 a.m.-1 p.m. April 6 at the church social hall, 1152 Oak Road.

Please come out and support your community by donating blood.

See for more information.


The Lehigh Township Historical Society Finally Spring basket social fundraiser will be held April 7 at Blue Mountain Fish & Game Association, 4190 Wood Drive.

Northampton Area Public Library: Program on aging is April 10

Wednesday, April 3, 2019 by The Press in Columns

The library will hold a program titled “Imbalance, Dizziness and Falls — Maintaining Youthful Balance As You Age,” beginning 10 a.m. April 10.

Transform Rehabilitation will discuss where your balance comes from and how physical therapists assess balance to determine what exercise to implement.

Registration is not required.


A teen life-size game event is scheduled for 3 p.m. April 10.

Teens can participate in Hungry Hungry Hippos, Clue and Pac-Man.


Moore Township: Rod, gun club to host live music event

Wednesday, April 3, 2019 by The Press in Columns

Point Phillips Rod & Gun Club, 1035 Smith Gap Road, is having live music featuring Jesse Wade April 6 beginning 7 p.m.

There is a cost. The kitchen will be open.

Point Phillips is also having an all-you-can-eat breakfast 8-11:30 a.m. April 14.

There is a cost.

The 3-D archery registration at the club opens 7 a.m. April 14.

For more information, call 610-837-0310.


Klecknersville Rangers Volunteer Fire Company, 2718 Mountain View Drive, is having a craft and direct sales associate fair 10 a.m.-3 p.m. April 7.

Coplay: Egg hunt is set for April 20

Wednesday, April 3, 2019 by The Press in Columns

Coplay Recreation and Welfare Association will have its annual community egg hunt 1 p.m. April 20 at St. Peter Roman Catholic Church, 4 S. Fifth St.

The hunt is for children ages 8 and younger. No registration is required.

The rain date is April 22.


Coplay Public Library, 49 S. Fifth St., is hosting a used book and bake sale 11 a.m.-4 p.m. April 5 and 6.


Northampton: Historical program to be held April 6

Wednesday, April 3, 2019 by The Press in Columns

The Northampton Area Historical Society will be presenting part two of the “Bygone Era — the Second Ward of Northampton” program 10 a.m. April 6 in borough hall, 1401 Laubach Ave.

Larry Oberly, vice president of the society, will be making the presentation. Slides of businesses and important events in the second ward and adjoining Allen Township will be shown.