Northampton Press

Tuesday, January 23, 2018

Northampton: Liederkranz will hold vendor bazaar

Wednesday, November 29, 2017 by The Press in Columns

Northampton Liederkranz, 402 E. Ninth St., will hold a holiday vendor bazaar 9 a.m.-3 p.m. Dec. 2.

Food will be available for purchase.

For more information, call 610-704-2390.

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Quota Club of Northampton is again sponsoring Judy’s Little Santa Shop at East Allen Township Fire Company, 5344 Nor-Bath Blvd. Last year, more than 100 children from the food bank were able to “shop” for Christmas gifts for their families and spend some time with Santa and Mickey Mouse.

This year’s event will be held Dec. 2 at the food bank, 1601 Canal St.

Lehigh Township: Basket social set

Wednesday, November 29, 2017 by The Press in Columns

Salem United Methodist Church, 1067 Blue Mountain Drive, Danielsville, will be hosting a Christmas basket social 10 a.m.-2 p.m. Dec. 2. The drawing will be held 2 p.m.

The kitchen will be open, and there will be vendors.

For more information, call 610-767-8003.

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Is your church or organization having a fundraiser or event in Lehigh Township that you want to let the community know about?

Send me the information at kristinaheschgrover@rcn.com, and I will be happy to announce it in a future column.

Moore Township: Homemade cookie sale set for Saturday at Mountain View

Wednesday, November 29, 2017 by The Press in Columns

Mountain View Wesleyan Church, 1001 Deemer Road, is having a homemade cookie sale 9 a.m.-2 p.m. Dec. 2.

The church is also hosting a ladies’ night, featuring an ornament swap and potluck dinner, 6-8 p.m. Dec. 15.

For more information on these events, contact the church at 610-759-7553.

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Moore Township Lions and Lioness Clubs announce the annual Christmas tree lighting 6:30 p.m. Dec. 2. The tree is located at the corner of Routes 946 and 987 in Klecknersville. Santa will be arriving during the event.

Happenings

Tuesday, November 28, 2017 by The Press in Columns

NOV. 28

• What Are You Reading Now? book club, 1 p.m., at Whitehall Township Public Library, 3700 Mechanicsville Road. Information: 610-432-4339

• Intro to A to Z the World database demo, 6 p.m., at Whitehall Township Public Library, 3700 Mechanicsville Road. Information: 610-432-4339

• Quilting and sewing, 8:30 a.m.-1:30 p.m., at Lehigh Valley Active Life, 1633 W. Elm St., Allentown. Information: 610-437-3700

• Drop-in studio arts, 9-11:30 a.m., at Lehigh Valley Active Life, 1633 W. Elm St., Allentown. Information, registration and cost: 610-437-3700

Allen/East Allen townships: Holiday house tour to be held Dec. 2

Tuesday, November 21, 2017 by The Press in Columns

Governor Wolf Historical Society will hold its 37th annual Christmas house tour of historic homes and landmarks 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Dec. 2, starting at the society’s campus, 6600 Jacksonville Road, East Allen Township. This year’s theme is “Coverlets — A Warm Christmas,” featuring a display of early woven coverlets from the 18th and 19th centuries.

Lehigh Township: Salem plans basket social

Tuesday, November 21, 2017 by The Press in Columns

Salem United Methodist Church, 1067 Blue Mountain Drive, Danielsville, will be hosting a Christmas basket social 10 a.m.-2 p.m. Dec. 2. The drawing will be held 2 p.m.

The kitchen will be open.

For more information, call 610-767-8003.

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Reminder: Hope Lutheran Church, 4131 Lehigh Drive, Cherryville, will hold its 18th annual open house nativity display this weekend. The event will be held 10 a.m.-6 p.m. Nov. 25 and 8 a.m.-3 p.m. Nov. 26.

Admission is free.

For more information, call the church office at 610-767-7203.

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Catasauqua: St. Paul’s to hold Nov. 25 craft fair

Tuesday, November 21, 2017 by The Press in Columns

St. Paul’s Lutheran Church, 417 Howertown Road, will hold its annual Holly Craft Fair 9 a.m.-2 p.m. Nov. 25. The presence of crafters and vendors promises to be just what the shopper ordered!

In addition to the craft fair, there will be lots of homemade baked goods, plus a tricky tray, where one can bid on donated goods from the crafters and vendors.

The kitchen will also be open for good food and drinks.

There will be plenty of free parking.

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Northampton: Borough tree lighting set for Sunday

Tuesday, November 21, 2017 by The Press in Columns

The borough’s annual tree lighting will be held 5:30 p.m. Nov. 26 at Main Street and Laubach Avenue. Santa will arrive 6 p.m. aboard a Northampton Fire Department truck.

Veterans of Foreign Wars Post 4714, located just across Main Street from the tree lighting, will open its doors after the event, serving hot chocolate and cookies.

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Northampton Liederkranz, 402 E. Ninth St., will hold a holiday vendor bazaar 9 a.m.-3 p.m. Dec. 2.

Food will be available for purchase.

For more information, call 610-704-2390.

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Coplay: Wishing Al Recker a speedy recovery

Tuesday, November 21, 2017 by The Press in Columns

Editor’s note: Press writer Al Recker was involved in a car accident Nov. 16 in the borough. He sustained multiple injuries and underwent surgery. He will soon be moved out of ICU and into a standard hospital room.

Many have reached out to our office asking for an address to send well wishes. Cards may be sent to 17 N. Fourth St., Coplay, 18037.

Al’s son, Matt, reports that Al is eager to get back to work. In the meantime, please send information for this column to TinaMarie Martin at heavenscent68@yahoo.com.

We wish Al a full and speedy recovery.

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Bath: Thanksgiving Eve service to be held at Covenant church

Tuesday, November 21, 2017 by The Press in Columns

Covenant United Methodist Church, 2715 Mountain View Drive, will be hosting the Bath Area Council of Churches Thanksgiving Eve service Nov. 22 for a celebration of giving thanks. The service begins 7 p.m. with special music.

Choirs from all area churches will join in praise.

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The Bath tree lighting will take place 6 p.m. Nov. 25 at Monocacy Creek Park.

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Members and volunteers of Governor Wolf Historical Society will be holding the 37th annual Christmas house tour Dec. 2.