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Sunday, May 26, 2019


Monday, April 1, 2019 by The Press in Columns


• Registration begins for Camp Whitehall (for children who have completed kindergarten through eighth grade as of June 2019), 8 a.m.-4 p.m., at the recreation office of Whitehall Township Municipal Building, 3219 MacArthur Road. Information and cost: Whitehall Township Recreation Bureau at 610-437-5524, ext. 165,, or


Catasauqua: Community lunch to be held March 30

Wednesday, March 27, 2019 by The Press in Columns

Holy Trinity Memorial Lutheran Church, 604 Fourth St., will hold a free lunch for the community March 30.

Lunch begins 11 a.m. and closes 12:30 p.m.

All are welcome!


Boy Scout Troop 94 will be holding a breakfast 8 a.m.-1 p.m. March 31 at the Catasauqua American Legion, 330 Second St.

The breakfast includes pancakes, scrambled eggs, sausage, hash browns, coffee, tea, milk and orange juice.

For pricing or other information, call 610-703-2722.


Bath: Gun club to hold basket social

Wednesday, March 27, 2019 by The Press in Columns

Petersville Rod & Gun Club, 550 Club Road, will be having a basket social 4:30-9 p.m. March 29 and 11 a.m.-4 p.m. March 30 and 31. The drawing will be 4 p.m. March 31.

The event is sponsored by Dream Come True to benefit chronically and terminally ill children.

For more information, call 610-261-2210 after 4 p.m.


Emmanuel’s Lutheran Church, 3175 Valley View Drive, will be having a cleanup day March 30. Start time is 9 a.m.

It’s time to spruce up the cemeteries and outside space for Easter. Remember to bring your own yard tools, gloves, etc.

Coplay: Garden club to meet March 28

Wednesday, March 27, 2019 by The Press in Columns

Coplay Garden Club will hold a meeting 6 p.m. March 28 in the social hall at St. John’s Lutheran Church, 18 S. Third St.

The club will then head to North Catasauqua approximately 6:30 p.m. for a field trip at the Hickory Grove Greenhouses, 1096 Milton St.


Commitment to Family & Community is closing out the month with bingo and more March 29 at the hall, 165 Cherry St.

Doors open 5:30 p.m., and bingo begins 7 p.m.

There will be a Longaberger purse bingo, Chinese auction, basket bingo and bake sale.

The kitchen will be open.

Northampton: Festival of Bands is planned for April 28

Wednesday, March 27, 2019 by The Press in Columns

The 67th annual Festival of Bands will be held 2:30 p.m. April 28 in the auditorium of Northampton Area High School, 1619 Laubach Ave. The event, featuring the Allentown, Marine, Municipal and Pioneer bands, will present a pops concert with music from the 1960s, ’70s and ’80s. Enjoy selections from The Association, Ray Charles, Frank Sinatra, Journey, Queen and The Beatles.

The NAHS jazz ensemble will be a special guest.

Admission is free. All freewill offerings collected will benefit Lehigh Valley children and adults with intellectual and developmental disabilities.

Allen/East Allen townships: Trap shooting will start April 2

Wednesday, March 27, 2019 by The Press in Columns

Lappawinzo Fish and Game, 25 Lappawinzo Road, will begin its trap shooting starting April 2. The events will continue 4 p.m. till dark the first Tuesday of each month until fall.

The club will also hold a drawing and block shoot for hams starting 1 p.m. April 14.

For more information, call the club at 610-262-9904.


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

Lehigh Township: Basket social, bake sale are planned

Wednesday, March 27, 2019 by The Press in Columns

St. Nicholas Catholic Church, 1152 Oak Road, Berlinsville, will hold its spring basket social and bake sale March 30 and 31. The hours are 9 a.m.-6 p.m. March 30 and 9 a.m.-1 p.m. March 31. The drawing will be 1:30 p.m. March 31. Winners do not need to be present to win.

This event will have baskets designed to appeal to all age groups, as well as a bake sale to satisfy a sweet tooth.

The kitchen will be open with homemade hot food for sale, both to eat in or take out.

For more information, call 610-767-3107.



Monday, March 25, 2019 by The Press in Columns


• Gentle chair yoga, 9:30-10:30 a.m., at Whitehall Active Community Center, 2301 Pine St., West Catasauqua. The class will continue Tuesdays and Thursdays until April 30. Information, registration and cost: 610-437-3700

• Walk This Way to Better Health walking club (organized by East Allen Township Parks & Recreation), 10-11 a.m., at Bicentennial Park West, Colony Drive. The program will continue Tuesdays and Thursdays. Information: Chuck Frantz at 610-262-7961, ext. 306

Lehigh Township: Salem UM plans dinners

Wednesday, March 20, 2019 by The Press in Columns

Salem United Methodist Church, 1067 Blue Mountain Drive, Danielsville, is holding two upcoming dinner events.

The first is a ham and dandelion dinner, planned for 4-6 p.m. March 23.

For more information, call 610-767-8003.

The second is an all-you-can-eat taco night 4:30-6:30 p.m. March 30. Advance tickets are required.

Call 610-438-0881 for information.


Coplay: St. John’s plans community dinner

Wednesday, March 20, 2019 by The Press in Columns

St. John’s Lutheran Church, 18 S. Third St., will host a chicken potpie dinner 4-6 p.m. March 23 in the social hall.

The public is invited to this community dinner.


Reservations and tickets for Coplay’s 150th anniversary gala, to be held April 6 at the American Club of Coplay pavilion, are now available at borough hall, 98 S. Fourth St., or by calling 610-262-6088.

The ticket price includes hors d’oeuvres, a family-style dinner, entertainment and more.