Northampton Press

Tuesday, October 16, 2018

Allen/East Allen townships: Lappawinzo plans Sept. 16 breakfast

Wednesday, August 29, 2018 by The Press in Columns

Lappawinzo Fish and Game, 25 Lappawinzo Road, Allen Township, will hold a breakfast 8 a.m.-noon Sept. 16.

It is open to the public.

There is a cost.


East Allen Township Parks and Recreation Department is planning a bus trip Nov. 3.

The trip will include a Gettysburg battlefield tour, lunch at Hickory Bridge Farm and time at the Hauser Estate Winery and the Historic Round Barn & Farm Market.

There is a cost.

For more information, contact Chuck Frantz at 610-262-7961, ext. 306.


Northampton: Assumption BVM plans Sept. 9 picnic

Wednesday, August 29, 2018 by The Press in Columns

Assumption of the Blessed Virgin Mary Church will hold its annual picnic Sept. 9 at Egypt Memorial Park, 4548 Main St., Egypt.

The picnic will begin with an 11 a.m. outdoor Mass.

A deejay will entertain noon-3 p.m. The Large Flowerheads will take the stage 4-7 p.m.

Other highlights of the event, which will run until 7 p.m., include children’s games, basket raffle, games of chance, ethnic foods and baked goods.


Northampton AARP Chapter 3915 will meet Sept. 12 at Northampton Banquet & Event Center, 1601 Laubach Ave.

Doors open 11 a.m.


Monday, August 27, 2018 by The Press in Columns

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• Lehigh Valley Planning Commission Community of Distinction award ceremony, 4-7 p.m., at Catasauqua Municipal Complex, 90 Bridge St. During the ceremony, there will also be an exhibit of the Bryden Horseshoe Works/Phoenix Forge Group history, sponsored by Historic Catasauqua Preservation Association and Phoenix Forge Group. Information: 610-231-0603 or

• Game night, 5-7 p.m., at Coplay Public Library, 49 S. Fifth St. Information: 610-262-7351

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Catasauqua: GirlCrue band set to perform

Wednesday, August 22, 2018 by The Press in Columns

GirlCrue is coming to Catasauqua Park Amphitheater, 501 American St., 7-10 p.m. Aug. 24.

Come on out with your lawn chairs, blankets and refreshments for a fun music-filled evening.


Salem United Church of Christ, 615 Third St., is hosting a free community picnic 11 a.m.-1 p.m. Aug. 25. The picnic will be held on the Walnut Street side. If it rains, it will be inside in the fellowship hall.

Hot dogs, snacks and desserts will be served. Come out and join in for fellowship, fun and food.


Northampton: Grace UCC will hold polkarolldies dance party Sept. 7

Wednesday, August 22, 2018 by The Press in Columns

A polkarolldies — polka, rock ‘n’ roll and oldies — dance will be held 6-9 p.m. Sept. 7 at Grace United Church of Christ, 902 Lincoln Ave.

There is a cost, which covers music, food, fun and fellowship.

A cash raffle drawing will also be held.

Tickets for the dance can be purchased at the door or in advance at the church office.

For cost or other questions, call 610-262-7186.


Zion Evangelical Lutheran Church, 1904 Main St., will have its annual basket social and flea market 8 a.m.-8 p.m. Sept. 7 and 8 a.m.-3 p.m. Sept. 8.

Coplay: Coplay Community Days starts

Wednesday, August 22, 2018 by The Press in Columns

Coplay Community Days opens its 38th annual festival Aug. 24-26 at Coplay Parkway, North Second and Keefer streets. There will be popular music acts and a large number of food stands.

The fare includes chicken paprikash, Wienerschnitzel, potato pancakes with sour cream, boom boom shrimp, halupki, roast beef sandwiches, sweet potato fries, turkey and pork barbecue, cabbage and noodles, pizza, hot dogs, burgers, fries and more.

The Party in the Park opens with a blessing 5:15 p.m. Aug. 24. Following that, the Aardvarks perform at the pavilion stage 6-10 p.m.

Moore Township: Third annual Community Days scheduled for Aug. 24, 25

Wednesday, August 22, 2018 by The Press in Columns

Moore Township invites the community to its third annual Community Days celebration, beginning 4 p.m. Aug. 24 and continuing through Aug. 25, at Moore Township Recreation Center, 635 English Road.

There will be live music and craft and flea market vendors.

Also offered this year will be carriage rides with Cinderella, Touch-a-Truck and other rides. There is a cost for these.

There will be a 5K run beginning 9:30 a.m. Aug. 25. Fireworks are scheduled for that night.

For more information or to reserve vendor space, call 610-759-9449, ext. 3.


Allen/East Allen townships: Festival at Horner’s is set for Sept. 22

Wednesday, August 22, 2018 by The Press in Columns

Horner’s Cemetery Historical Society will hold its 10-year anniversary festival 1-4 p.m. Sept. 22 at 4965 Nor-Bath Blvd. Activities will take place on the parsonage grounds and in the church yard and cemetery meadow.

Craig’s Scotch-Irish, founded in 1728, is the oldest permanent settlement in the Lehigh Valley. Horner’s Cemetery is the final resting place of the earlier founders and is the oldest cemetery in Northampton County.

The first congregation formed in 1730, and the first church was built in 1731.